Real Name: Arnie ?
Identity/Class: Extra-terrestrial (Ultronian)
Occupation: Bar owner (series one), Casino owner (series two), most recently assistant shopkeeper (series three)
Affiliations: ally of Thermoman
Known Relatives: Thermoman (cousin); Seamus (uncle); unnamed aunt (deceased); Janet (cousin's wife)
Base of Operations: U.K., formerly New York and Las Vegas
First Appearance: My Hero! Episode 1 "My Hero" (BBC 1, 4th February 2000)
Powers/Abilities: Superhuman strength, able to fly. Able to freeze people. Has a form of x-ray vision, allowing him to see inside people's bodies (a "perk of the job")
History: Arnie is the cousin of George Sunday, a.k.a. Thermoman. Like his cousin he is an alien from the planet Ultron gifted with superhuman powers, although he has been stripped of many of them and banned from using the abilities by his superiors. He likes to put advertisements on the back of his costume, and howls when he is upset.
He is dating Mrs.Raven, the extremely nasty receptionist at Pierrs Crispin's surgery - so nasty in fact that she has a stint as a supervillain, The Raven. He also stole the Crown Jewels at one point.
Comments: Played by Lou Hirsch, perhaps better known as Baby Herman in Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Thanks to Ann Cowell for additional information about the character. Thanks to Simon Agius Muscat for informing me as to his occupation, and to another, anonymous correspondent for clarifying his occupations further - "In series one Arnie had a bar in New York, in series 2 he had a small casino in Vegas and in series three he helps out at George's store... if you can call putting the money from the customers in his own pocket helping."
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Polestar, a member of the New Wave
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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