Prepare for your doom, heroes!
~ Rippen
You may not be a real hero, but you're going to perish like one!
~ Rippen

Rippen is the main antagonist of the Disney XD TV series Penn Zero: Part Time Hero. An art teacher (at a high school) but actually a part-time villain, Rippen sought to defeat Penn Zero (the show's main protagonist) and become full-time villain. He has a part-time minion named Larry who, ironically, is not evil and was usually the reason why Rippen constantly fails.

He was voiced by Alfred Molina, who also played Ke-Pa, Viggo Grimborn, Maxim Horvath, Doctor Octopus, and Satipo.

Appearance

Rippen is tall and muscular with pale green skin, and has red eyes with yellow sclera, an arched unibrow, goatee, and pointed ears. Also, he has black spiky hair shaped upward with greenish-gray streaks. Rippen wears a dark purple suit with light warm grey sleeve cuffs and collar, a red tie, dark green pants, and black shoes.

When he works as an art teacher at Middleburg Central High, he wears a gold-colored apron with paint smears and small pockets to hold art supplies.

Biography

Past

Not much is fully known about Rippen's past, except that his parents took favor in his sister Vlurgen over Rippen, as according to him, she was given things like a car, a different magical scepter for every day of the week, and competent henchmen. This leads to Rippen to become a full-time villain and his plans to outdo Vlurgen.

At some point prior to the series' events, Rippen became an art teacher at Middleburg Central High, working under the authority of the school's principal Larry, who in actuality is the former's non-evil part-time minion. As revealed in the "Zap One", he trapped Penn's parents in a dimension known as the Most Dangerous World Imaginable.

Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero

Throughout the series, Rippen and Larry would be teleported to an universe by their Multi-Universe Transprojector technician Phil, the opposite of the heroes' technician Phyllis. As his part-time minion, Larry gives Rippen an objective tied to the universe, usually involving sabotage or ruin. However this often backfires simply because of either of the two's incompetence, resulting in their enemies' victory and their own defeat.

In the series finale, as Penn, Boone, and Sashi travel to dangerous places in the multiverse to find the former's parents, Rippen and Larry rally up the various villains to stop them. Unfortunately, they failed and all of them are zapped back to the Odysessy; however, the bombs that were placed in the Most Dangerous World Imaginable to be destroyed have failed to be remote detonated, as Rippen revealed that he snuck in and sabotaged it earlier in the day prior. As it is known that one has to activate the bombs from the other side to close the portal, he decided to volunteer and seal it after learning the value of integrity from Penn and his friends. All of the other villains, included Larry, also choose to go with Rippen; with that set, he and Larry detonate the bombs, closing the portal and saving the multiverse.

Trivia

  • He bears a shocking resemblance to Heichachi Mishima from the Tekken series.

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