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Irving Du Bois[3][4] is a recurring character on Phineas and Ferb, and is one of the tritagonists; he is Phineas and Ferb's self-proclaimed biggest fan.

Present life

He always carries a scrapbook that he filled with images and souvenirs from Phineas and Ferb's Big Ideas with him (such as the roller coaster, the chariot race, and the boys with some sort of soup, most likely from the time they created Chez Platypus). He has pictures and stories of the gang ever since day one. He even has a lock of Ferb's hair. He apparently was with them the whole day but had gone unnoticed because his horoscope says he's "the background type". He says he often has to digitally insert himself in pictures of their adventures to make it seem as though he was there as well. He is under the impression that Phineas and Ferb always have a plan, but is disappointed to find out that they have just been improvising the whole time ("Hide and Seek").

He also appears with Phineas and Ferb's group of friends in some occasions. When Doofenshmirtz's inator lands in Phineas and Ferb's backyard, Phineas addresses him separately ("Friends, bullies, Irving."), indicating that Phineas and Ferb don't consider him a friend yet. ("What Do It Do?") However, when Phineas and Ferb build the world's tallest building, Phineas is glad that Irving is present to help and openly invites him. ("The Doof Side of the Moon")

When they discover Atlantis, he mentions having gotten in the car when Linda stopped for gas, indicating that he wasn't invited onto the beach trip but blended in with the group. Buford and Baljeet do not seem to particularly like him, calling him a nerd among other things ("Atlantis").

Irving also helps "Tri-State Area Unification Day" parade ("Hip Hip Parade"). When Candace teams up with Albert, he removes the cameras that Albert and Candace put up and tries to convince Albert to stop helping Candace ("The Doof Side of the Moon").

During the Sci-Fi and Fantasy Convention, he is involved in a battle between fans of Space Adventure (Speckies) and fans of Stumbleberry Finkbat (Finkies). He and Albert get in a fight because of their different tastes in genre. However, they are soon reunited when being forced to fight a strange monster, which is computer-generated, unbeknownst to them. ("Nerds of a Feather")

Irving was among the many people who sang in the number Summer Belongs to You, though his voice is never heard. ("Phineas and Ferb Summer Belongs to You!") During Phineas' birthday he suggested to make a clip show for Phineas using the clips he recorded ("Phineas' Birthday Clip-O-Rama!).

When Phineas and Ferb built a fun house, Irving was hit with Dr. Doofenshmirtz's "Least-Likely-inator". He then began saying that Phineas and Ferb were lame and started flirting with Isabella. This means he has little to no romantic interest in Isabella since he was doing the least likely thing he could do ("Misperceived Monotreme"). For Christmas, Irving receives Phineas and Ferb's trademark clothes and cuddles them dearly. ("Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation!") He later has an iPad-like device called Ultimate Phineas and Ferb Digital Scrapbook or "UPAFDS" for short, onto which he has downloaded everything from his original scrapbook. ("What A Croc!") This foreshadows the fact that he might have a crush on Candace, like his brother Albert.

Personality

Irving displays a characteristic obsession in Phineas and Ferb along with what they do. At the times he has the opportunity to participate in what they're doing, he's always excited to do so. However, he is often unnoticed because he is a "background type" person, as said by his horoscope. Like his brother, Albert, he openly flirts with anyone he might be interested in, including Candace and Stacy, even though he is not very good at it. ("Moon Farm").

Irving has many hobbies and he is extremist. He goes from being happy and elated to depressed and pessimistic when things get worse to return to its natural state of euphoria when you realize that there is a glimmer of hope.

Physical appearance

Irving the referee

Irving as the referee for the Football X-7 game.

Irving stands at around the same height as Phineas, but he is slightly chubbier than the rest of the kids. He has buzz-cut orange hair and dark blue eyes. He wears a pair of large glasses with a thick magenta frame. He wears a dark blue shirt with a white collar along with a pair of grey shorts. On his feet is a pair of sneakers which he wears above a pair of rolled-down black socks.

Relationships

Albert Du Bois

As his older brother, Albert is often shown harassing or sometimes just being mean to Irving, doing things such as confiscating his collection of spy cameras or making him carry his Stumbleberry Finkbat action figures. They'd often dispute over their film genre preferences and rarely agree with each other, however, he and Albert "fought" against the monster that Phineas and Ferb had created together. ("Nerds of a Feather").

Phineas Flynn

As mentioned above, Irving is Phineas's self-proclaimed biggest fan. He devotes most of his life to stalking and spying on Phineas along with his stepbrother Ferb. Although Phineas would often have him assist them in one of their Big Ideas, he doesn't appear comfortable with calling Irving a friend. However, as the series progresses, Irving is involved in more and more of Phineas and Ferb's Big Ideas. He also appears to be more of a friend, and less of a stalker to the gang.

Ferb Fletcher

Their direct relationship is unknown, but Irving appears as obsessed in him as he is in Phineas. He has somehow obtained a sample of Ferb's hair, as he has mentioned having one in his scrapbook. He has also advocated to consider putting a picture of Ferb in his wallet. ("Hide and Seek", "Atlantis")

Candace Flynn

Irving is aware she is trying to get Phineas and Ferb in trouble and doesn’t support it ("The Doof Side of the Moon"). However he, like Albert, has shown interest in her and attempted to flirt with her, although she does not seem to be interested in either of them. ("Moon Farm"). Later, in the episode "What A Croc!", Irving told Candace that he had a big admiration for her and, even helps her to bust Phineas and Ferb (maybe inconsistently). In Happy New Year!, He also helped Candace to record the evidences and in Just Desserts, He helped her to record the Fireside Girls audiobook.

Isabella Garcia-Shapiro

Irving could possibly know about Isabella's crush on Phineas, and it's likely he does not have a crush on her, as the only time he flirts with Isabella is when hit with the "Least-Likely-inator", which makes you do the least likely thing you would ever do. ("Misperceived Monotreme")

Stacy Hirano

In "Moon Farm" it has been hinted that Irving may have a crush on her, as he flirted with her and Candace. Other than that, they have not had much interaction.

Francis "Major" Monogram

They only interacted in "Phineas and Ferb Musical Cliptastic Countdown", Monogram considers him "not his partner in crime".

Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension

Irving had a cameo role in the film, as his only line is "Wolverines!" after the Norm Bots were destroyed with Baljeet in the suit from "The Beak". He does not appear in any of the games on the movie.

Trivia

  • Irving's physical appearance is based on a boy seen in the episode "Raging Bully". Dan or Swampy have said that when it came time to design Irving, they selected that character model, but that boy is a separate person from Irving.
  • "Nerds of a Feather" reveals that he's a fan of Space Adventure.
  • His room is shown with its walls full of Phineas and Ferb pictures as seen in "Not Phineas and Ferb". The episode also reveals that he has planted motion sensors in Phineas and Ferb's room.
  • Irving is one of the few of Phineas and Ferb's friends who knows that Candace wants to bust Phineas and Ferb.
  • It is revealed in "Phineas' Birthday Clip-O-Rama!" that Irving records every single thing Phineas and Ferb do over the summer, including things that never happened on screen or were wiped out of existence or memory. (e.g. Everything that ever happened in any episode from the episode's point of view).
  • As obsessive as he is about Phineas and Ferb, he also seems to carry obsessions with other things apart from Phineas and Ferb, such as the film series Space Adventure ("Nerds of a Feather") and photography. ("Hip Hip Parade", "Atlantis", "What A Croc!")
  • He seems to have a crush on Candace and/or Stacy in "Moon Farm". His brother Albert has also hinted at romantic feelings in Candace in "The Doof Side of the Moon".
  • He can play the French Horn. ("A Phineas and Ferb Family Christmas")

Appearances

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1442113/
  2. http://www.behindthevoiceactors.com/characters/Phineas-and-Ferb/Irving/
  3. Irving's surname on Twitter
  4. http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0281211/
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Media
Animated Productions: Phineas and FerbVideographyTake Two with Phineas and FerbPhineas and Ferb The Movie: Across the 2nd DimensionFeature film

Video Games: Phineas and FerbPhineas and Ferb Ride AgainDisney Channel All Star PartyPhineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd DimensionAgent P Strikes BackPhineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool StuffWhere's My Perry?Disney INFINITY (2.0) (3.0) • Phineas and Ferb: Day of Doofenshmirtz
Albums: Phineas and FerbPhineas and Ferb Holiday FavoritesPhineas and Ferb: Across the 1st and 2nd DimensionsPhineas and Ferb: Star Wars soundtrack

Disney Parks
Agent P's World Showcase Adventure

Entertainment: Phineas and Ferb's Rockin' Rollin' Dance Party
Firework: Celebrate the Magic

Characters
Major Characters: Phineas FlynnFerb FletcherCandace FlynnPerryMajor Francis MonogramHeinz DoofenshmirtzLinda FlynnLawrence Fletcher

Secondary Characters: Isabella Garcia-ShapiroBaljeet TjinderBuford Van StommJeremy JohnsonCarl KarlStacy HiranoGinger HiranoMillyKatieHollyAdyson SweetwaterGretchen
Recurring characters: Giant Floating Baby HeadDjango BrownColtraneCharlene DoofenshmirtzVanessa DoofenshmirtzRoger DoofenshmirtzVivian Garcia-ShapiroIrvingJenny BrownSuzy JohnsonDannyBobbi FabulousShermanMeapMitchNormClyde FlynnBetty Jo FlynnPinkyAlbertPeterKlimpaloonTalking ZebraMonty MonogramHildegard JohnsonReginald FletcherWinifred FletcherAloyse von Roddenstein
Minor Characters: JerryKhaka Peu PeuThe RegurgitatorBob WebberPrincess BaldegundeMelissaUnnamed Fireside GirlsAgent EBrobotsDrill SergeantBuck BuckersonTiana WebberJack JohnsonMrs. JohnsonWendyEliza FletcherNicoletteMandyThaddeus and ThorMindyAmandaLucy FletcherAdrian FletcherBeppo BrownDr. HiranoAnnabelle JohnsonSaraBrigitte, Josette, and ColletteMishti PatelLiam McCrackenRodrigoMorgGlenda WilkinsDr. GevaarlijkHeinz Doofenshmirtz's motherBlanca DishonProfessor PoofenplotzLyla LolliberryBalloony
Guest Characters: Santa ClausKim Possible PinocchioBaby BaboonThor OdinsonSpider-ManHulkIron ManRed SkullNick FuryVenomWhiplashMODOK

Episodes
Season One: "Rollercoaster" • "Candace Loses Her Head" • "The Fast and the Phineas" • "Lawn Gnome Beach Party of Terror" • "The Magnificent Few" • "S'Winter" • "Are You My Mummy?" • "Flop Starz" • "Raging Bully" • "Lights, Candace, Action!" • "Get That Bigfoot Outta My Face!" • "Tree to Get Ready" • "It's About Time!" • "Jerk De Soleil" • "Toy to the World" • "One Good Scare Ought to Do It!" • "A Hard Day's Knight" • "I, Brobot" • "Mom's Birthday" • "Journey to the Center of Candace" • "Run Away Runway" • "I Scream, You Scream" • "It's a Mud, Mud, Mud, Mud World" • "The Ballad of Badbeard" • "Dude, We're Getting the Band Back Together" • "Ready for the Bettys" • "The Flying Fishmonger" • "Phineas and Ferb Get Busted!" • "Greece Lightning" • "Leave the Busting to Us!" • "Crack That Whip" • "The Best Lazy Day Ever" • "Boyfriend From 27,000 B.C." • "Voyage to the Bottom of Buford" • "Put That Putter Away" • "Does This Duckbill Make Me Look Fat?" • "Traffic Cam Caper" • "Bowl-R-Ama Drama" • "The Monster of Phineas-n-Ferbenstein" • "Oil on Candace" • "Unfair Science Fair" • "Unfair Science Fair Redux (Another Story)" • "Out to Launch" • "Got Game?" • "Comet Kermillian" • "Out of Toon" • "Hail Doofania!"

Season Two: "The Lake Nose Monster" • "Interview With a Platypus" • "Tip of the Day" • "Attack of the 50 Foot Sister" • "Backyard Aquarium" • "Day of the Living Gelatin" • "Elementary My Dear Stacy" • "Don't Even Blink" • "Chez Platypus" • "Perry Lays an Egg" • "Gaming the System" • "The Chronicles of Meap" • "Thaddeus and Thor" • "De Plane! De Plane!" • "Let's Take a Quiz" • "At the Car Wash" • "Oh, There You Are, Perry" • "Swiss Family Phineas" • "Phineas and Ferb Musical Cliptastic Countdown" • "Phineas and Ferb's Quantum Boogaloo" • "Hide and Seek" • "That Sinking Feeling" • "The Baljeatles" • "Vanessassary Roughness" • "No More Bunny Business" • "Spa Day" • "Bubble Boys" • "Isabella and the Temple of Sap" • "Cheer Up Candace" • "Fireside Girl Jamboree" • "The Bully Code" • "Finding Mary McGuffin" • "What Do It Do?" • "Atlantis" • "Picture This" • "Nerdy Dancin'" • "I Was a Middle Aged Robot" • "Suddenly Suzy" • "Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation!" • "Undercover Carl" • "Hip Hip Parade" • "Just Passing Through" • "Candace's Big Day" • "Invasion of the Ferb Snatchers" • "Ain't No Kiddie Ride" • "Wizard of Odd" • "The Beak" • "Not Phineas and Ferb" • "Phineas and Ferb-Busters!" • "The Lizard Whisperer" • "Robot Rodeo" • "The Secret of Success" • "The Doof Side of the Moon" • "She's the Mayor" • "The Lemonade Stand" • "We Call it Maze" • "Ladies and Gentlemen, Meet Max Modem!" • "Nerds of a Feather" • "Phineas and Ferb Hawaiian Vacation" • "Split Personality" • "Brain Drain" • "Make Play" • "Candace Gets Busted" • "Summer Belongs to You!" • "Rollercoaster: The Musical!"
Season Three: "Run, Candace, Run" • "Last Train to Bustville" • "The Great Indoors" • "Canderemy" • "The Belly of the Beast" • "Moon Farm" • "Phineas' Birthday Clip-O-Rama!" • "Ask a Foolish Question" • "Misperceived Monotreme" • "Candace Disconnected" • "Magic Carpet Ride" • "Bad Hair Day" • "Meatloaf Surprise" • "Tri-Stone Area" • "Doof Dynasty" • "Phineas and Ferb Interrupted" • "A Real Boy" • "Mommy Can You Hear Me?" • "Road Trip" • "Skiddley Whiffers" • "Tour de Ferb" • "My Fair Goalie" • "Perry the Actorpus" • "Bullseye!" • "That's the Spirit" • "The Curse of Candace" • "Escape from Phineas Tower" • "The Remains of the Platypus" • "Ferb Latin" • "Lotsa Latkes" • "A Phineas and Ferb Family Christmas" • "What a Croc!" • "Ferb TV" • "Mom's in the House" • "Minor Monogram" • "Excaliferb" • "Monster from the Id" • "Gi-Ants" • "Agent Doof" • "Phineas and Ferb and the Temple of Juatchadoon" • "Delivery of Destiny" • "Let's Bounce" • "Quietest Day Ever" • "Bully Bromance Break Up" • "Doonkleberry Imperative" • "Buford Confidential" • "Sleepwalk Surprise" • "Sci-Fi Pie Fly" • "Meapless in Seattle" • "The Mom Attractor" • "Cranius Maximus" • "Sipping with the Enemy" • "Tri-State Treasure: Boot of Secrets" • "Doofapus" • "Norm Unleashed" • "When Worlds Collide" • "Road to Danville" • "Where's Perry?" • "Blackout!" • "What'd I Miss?" • "This is Your Backstory"
Season Four: "Fly On the Wall" • "My Sweet Ride" • "For Your Ice Only " • "Happy New Year!" • "Bully Bust" • "Backyard Hodge Podge" • "Der Kinderlumper" • "Just Desserts" • "Bee Day" • "Bee Story" • "Sidetracked" • "Knot My Problem" • "Mind Share" • "Primal Perry" • "La Candace-Cabra" • "Happy Birthday, Isabella" • "Great Balls of Water" • "Where's Pinky?" • "Mission Marvel" • "Thanks But No Thanks" • "Troy Story" • "Love at First Byte" • "One Good Turn" • "Cheers for Fears" • "Just Our Luck" • "Return Policy" • "Imperfect Storm" • "Steampunx" • "It's No Picnic" • "Terrifying Tri-State Trilogy of Terror" • "Druselsteinoween" • "Face Your Fear" • "The Klimpaloon Ultimatum" • "Doof 101" • "Father's Day" • "Operation Crumb Cake" • "Mandace" • "Tales from the Resistance: Back to the 2nd Dimension" • "The Return of the Rogue Rabbit" • "Live and Let Drive" • "Lost in Danville" • "The Inator Method" • "Act Your Age" • "Phineas and Ferb Save Summer" • "Night of the Living Pharmacists" • "Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars" • "Last Day of Summer" • "O.W.C.A. Files"

Locations
Locations at or near Danville: DanvilleMr. Slushy FranchiseDoofenshmirtz Evil IncorporatedFlynn-Fletcher HouseAtlantisGoogolplex MallOld Abandoned Amusement Park

Other Locations: AfricaEnglandNew YorkBig BenMarsTokyoLondonChinaIndiaCanadaChileHawaii

Selected Songs
Today is Gonna Be a Great DaySummer Belongs to YouCity of LoveJump Right InLet it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it SnowPerry the Platypus ThemeGitchee Gitchee GooWhere Did We Go Wrong?BustedLittle BrothersWhat'cha Doin?Carpe DiemS.I.M.P. (Squirrels In My Pants)I'm MeRollercoasterThe Ballad of KlimpaloonEvil for Extra CreditBackyard BeachHappy New YearGreat to Be a BabySerious FunCurtain Call/Time Spent Together
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Media
Phineas and Ferb • (Video game) • Phineas and Ferb: Across the 1st and 2nd DimensionsPhineas and Ferb The Movie: Across the 2nd DimensionTales From the Resistance: Back to the 2nd Dimension
Characters
1st Dimension characters: PhineasFerbCandacePerryMajor MonogramDr. DoofenshmirtzLindaIsabellaBaljeetBufordJeremyCarlStacyGingerMillyKatieHollyAdysonGretchenLawrenceDjangoVanessa (deleted) • IrvingJennyLove HandelNormPinkyAlbertPeter the PandaTerry the Turtle

2nd Dimension characters: PhineasFerbLindaLawrencePerryIsabellaBaljeetBufordNorm BotsMajor MonogramHeinzCandaceJeremyCharleneVanessa

Locations
DanvilleDoofenshmirtz Evil Incorporated (2nd Dimension) • Flynn-Fletcher House
Organizations
O.W.C.A.Fireside Girls Troop 46231The ResistanceFirestorm Girls
Songs
Everything's Better with PerryQuirky Worky SongMysterious Force (cut song) • He's DoofBrand New Best FriendVictory GumSummer (Where Do We Begin?)I Walk AwayBaljeet ExplanationBrand New RealityRobot RiotPerry the Platypus ThemeTakin' Care of ThingsKick It Up a NotchPlaying a Game of SportsAll the Convoluted Reasons We Pretend to be Divorced
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