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Characters: Greater Tuna

 


All the roles in Greater Tuna are played by just two actors, adding to the frenetic humor and necessitating some very quick costume changes.

Thurston Wheelis: A disc jockey at radio station OKKK, Thurston loves his job and the town of Tuna.
Arles Struvie: A disc jockey at radio station OKKK, Arles is devoted to the town he calls home.
Leonard Childers: The station manager of Radio OKKK.
Bertha Bumiller: Wife of Hank and mother of Jody, Stanley, and Charlene, Bertha is a card-carrying member of the Smut Snatchers of the New Order.
Hank Bumiller: Husband of Bertha and father of Jody Stanley, and Charlene, Hank has his hands full just taking care of his own family.
Charlene Bumiller: Daughter of Hank and Bertha Bumiller, Charlene is the sister of Stanley and Jody.
Stanley Bumiller: Recently returned home from reform school, Stanley is the twin brother of Charlene.
Jody Bumiller: Youngest child of Bertha Bumiller, Jody is followed constantly by “eight to ten dogs.”
Vera Carp: A town snob, Vera is the vice president of the Smut-Snatchers of the New Order.
Petey Fisk: An employee of the Greater Tuna Humane Society, Petey is devoted to improving the lives of all the animals around him.
Didi Snavely: Owner of Didi’s Used Weapons, Didi’s business motto is “If we can’t kill it, it’s immortal.”
Arles Struvie: A disc jockey at radio station OKKK, Arles is devoted to the town he calls home.
Chad Hartford: A reporter from Houston, Chad who comes to Tuna to interview Bertha Bumiller.
Phinas Blye: A perpetual candidate for something, Philas is announcing his latest bid for Tuna City Council.
Elmer Watkins: Head of the local chapter of the KKK, Elmer is dedicated to making the town safe “for the right kind of people.”
Harold Dean Lattimer: The OKKK weatherman, Harold loves good weather story.
Pearl Burras: Aunt to Bertha, Pearl accidentally poisons her husband’s $2000 birddog with a “bitter pill.”
R. R. Snavely: An amateur UFO-logist, R. R. is the town drunk and husband of Didi.
The Reverend Spikes: The local religious authority, the Reverend is also president of the Smut Snatchers of the New Order.
Sheriff Givens
Yippy the Dog


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