Lionel Cook (voiced by Dorian Harewood) is Taranee's father, and a very good cook. It seems he works as a chef. He is allergic to fur, and by extent, Mr. Huggles. Yet he thinks animals are very cute and regrets his allergy. Lionel is a little bit overweight and is an African-American.
- Theresa Cook (wife)
- Taranee Cook (daughter)
- Peter Cook (older son)
- Nigel Ashcroft (possible son-in-law)
- He doesn't like marmalade