|“||No! That was the but!? BUT I HAVE A BOYFRIEND?! A BOYFRIEND?!||„|
|~ Dave's ballistic reaction to Sky's betrayal.|
Dave is the final antagonist of Total Drama: Pahkitew Island.
For most of the season, he was not generally a villain despite him disrespecting many members of his team, but all of this changed in the season finale, "Lies, Cries and One Big Prize" where he finds out Sky had a boyfriend. Following his sanity slippage, he became the main antagonist of the finale (and therefore the season's final antagonist), even though it could have been avoided if Sky had told him sooner or if wasn't for Chris's selfishness but Chris was being the true villain for causing Dave's insanity and taunting him about the betrayal.
He was voiced by Daniel DeSantio.
Due to seeing himself as one of the only "normal" people on the show, Dave can be reproachful, vituperative, and critical of people and expects little of them. He is an honest, logical, reasonable, trustworthy, and straightforward thinker (though uptight), and is a complete neat freak and has an intense fear of germs. Dave is easily frustrated by his teammates, believing them (with the exception of Sky) to be crazy despite showing some fondness for some of the nicer members like Shawn. His love for Sky has made him prone to anxiety over being separated or turned down by her, to the point where he slips into insanity. Dave has a tendency to be either easily motivated or easily depressed when it comes to competition and has stated that he hardly had any desire to win or have a plan for the prize money. He will reject reality if it does not suit him, such as when Sky persistently declines a relationship. He can also be cunning, vindictive, and materialistic when betrayed, as seen in Lies, Cries, and One Big Prize. He also appears to have a habit for lying as seen in his audition tape as well as several times in the series.
Interaction with Sky
In some ways, it was Sky's fault for driving Dave to this since Sky lied to him and later betrayed him. Plus she really did like him, but she just kept pushing her feelings aside listening more to her brain than her heart. And Dave mostly did this out of spite, due to the selfishness of Chris McLean. However, in spite of what some fans think, part of the reason Dave became so angry was because of him feeling he deserved Sky's love. Therefore, while it was Sky's fault for not confessing to him about her boyfriend, it does not excuse Dave's actions towards her and Shawn.
- Sky (before finding out about her boyfriend, but Sky cares for him and regrets her actions)
- Beardo (one-sided on Dave's side for his beat boxing)
- Sky (one-sided on Dave's side despite her regret for betraying Dave)
- In his audition tape, he comments that he would be a vicious, cold competitor that only cares about winning the money, though he did make friends with Sky, Ella and Shawn. Though at the season finale, he starts to become cold towards Sky.
- Dave is the seventh contestant to go bald after Heather, Ezekiel, Sierra, Alejandro, Staci and Dakota.
- Dave is the third contestant to be a hero at first but becomes a villain due to betrayal or abuse after Ezekiel and Courtney.
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