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Francois Turbot
Featured Character
(October 2016)
Francois Turbot stock art
Francois

Name

Francois Turbot


Gender:

Male ♂


Position:

Zoologist
Artist
Photographer
Cousin of Cap'n Turbot


Status:

Alive


Episode Debut:

"Pups Save the Turbots"


Likes:

The PAW Patrol, photography, kite surfing, volleyball, soccer, caring for reptiles, painting, cooking


Dislikes:

The Blue Footed Booby Bird, being in danger, lava


Voice Actors:

Usa
Flag of Canada
Peter Cugno

Francois Turbot is Cap'n Turbot's cousin and research partner, who lives with him in the Seal Island lighthouse. He works as a zoologist, artist, and nature photographer. He is one of the PAW Patrol's closest friends.

He has a thick French accent and often uses French phrases in place of English words. He is sometimes self-centered and loves to show off, but he also cares deeply for animals and his friends.

Bio

Francois is a zoologist with a wide range of talents. He specialty is herpetology, as he is an expert when it comes to reptiles and cares for several species. Though he can get competitive with Cap'n Turbot when it comes to documenting wildlife, they both share a passion for animals. They also have a common interest in some related fields like paleontology.

Francois lives at Seal Island in the lighthouse. Before the events of the series, he did not stay in Adventure Bay and instead lived in France. He has retained many traits from his old home country, such as his accent, vocabulary, and clothing style. He has a habit of replacing English words with their equivalent phrases in French, especially cognates.

Francois and Cap'n Turbot are cousins. They have a grandmother named Tilly Turbot and an unseen grandfather known only as Grandpapa. Francois has many pet reptiles that he cares for and keeps in a green truck: Jimmy the crocodile, Xander the chameleon, Ebenezer the turtle, and a pair of water snakes.

His favorite accessory is his red-and-blue camera, which he uses to take photographs of wildlife in all kinds of different locations. He calls it his "special underwater, high-def, hi-fi, wi-fi, can't-miss camera." It is very valuable and high-quality, equipped with many features that make it usable on land and underwater. It takes such great pictures that Cap'n Turbot sometimes uses Francois' camera by himself as well.

Personality

Francois is chic and somewhat egotistical. He loves to be the center of attention and can come across as a showoff. Francois' high self-regard often clouds his judgment and gets him into problems that only the PAW Patrol can solve. He is shown to be relentlessly overconfident, almost always trying to impress others. Francois will try to trump Cap'n Turbot whenever he has the chance, no matter what he must do to look more skilled. Francois' attempts to outdo his cousin always end in failure, with the humble captain prevailing and Francois receiving comeuppance. This results in a rivalry between the two Turbots, which can be seen whenever they argue or disagree with each other. Despite his self-centered nature, Francois is by no means an antagonist; he never causes any trouble intentionally.

Francois has an interest in zoology and calls himself a zoologist. His specially appears to be herpetology as he is an expert when it comes to reptiles and cares for several species of reptile. Though he can competitive with his cousin when it comes to documenting and studying wildlife, they both share a passion for zoology and related fields like paleontology occasionally doing research together.

Appearance

Francois has fair skin, light brown hair, and a brown mustache with a goatee. He wears circular glasses with pink-tinted lenses that make his pupils appear to be dark purple. In terms of clothes, he wears a beret (French-style hat), a red and white striped polo-style shirt with a blue neck tie (the colors of the French flag), and blue jeans rolled up on the ends. He also wears a pair of brown loafer shoes. His physical stature is very similar to his cousin's.

Attires

Below is a gallery of the attires Francois has worn in the series.

Polls

Do you like Francois?
 
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The poll was created at 18:04 on May 29, 2015, and so far 286 people voted.
What's your favorite thing about Francois?
 
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The poll was created at 18:04 on May 29, 2015, and so far 262 people voted.
Who do you like better: Francois or Cap'n Turbot?
 
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The poll was created at 18:04 on May 29, 2015, and so far 292 people voted.

Catchphrases

Original PAW Patrol members
Chase | Marshall | Rocky | Rubble | Ryder | Skye | Zuma
Secondary/occasional PAW Patrol members
Cap'n Turbot | Everest | Robo-Dog | Tracker
Cat Chase | Cat Marshall | Cat Rocky | Cat Rubble | Cat Skye | Cat Zuma | Mayor Humdinger | Meow-Meow
Other animals
Apollo the Super-Pup | Arrby | Baby dolphin | Baby hippos | Baby mer-pup | Baby snakes | Baby walrus pup | Baby whale | Bayberry | Bears | Bessie | Bettina | Big Hairy | Blue-footed booby bird | Bunnies | Cali | Captain Blackfur | Cassandra the Cruelest Kitten | Chickaletta | Chompy the Beaver | Crocodile | Crows | Daisy | Dolphins | Ebenezer | Edwena | Emma and Corny | Eunice and Ellie | Friendly snake | Fuzzy | Garbie | Giant baby octopus | Giant octopus | Giant sea slug | Gilda | Gilda's brother | Gilda's mother | Gophers | Jimmy | Joey | Jumpy Jumper | Lambs | Leo | Little eagle | Little Hootie | Mama eagle | Mama Hootie | Mama mer-pup | Mandy | Mandy's father | Mandy's mother | Marley | Matea | Maynard | Mice | Mother whale | Mula Terca | Narly | Narwhal whale | Oscar | Penguins | Piglets | Polar bears | Precious | Precious' brother | Priscilla | Queen bee | Randy | Royal Kittens of Barkingburg | Seagulls | Sheep | Skunk | Smiley | Snake | Songbirds | Spider King | Star | Sweetie | Sylvia | Terry | Tropical fish | Turtles | Unnamed baby deer | Unnamed black cat | Unnamed brown cat | Unnamed female deer | Unnamed male deer | Unnamed gray cat | Unnamed worm | Waddle | Walinda | Wally | Water snakes | Xander
Adults
Adventure Bay residents | Butler of Barkingburg Castle | Cap'n Turbot | Clown | Earl of Barkingburg | Farmer Al | Farmer Yumi | Francois Turbot | Grover Goodway | Gustavo Goodway | Jake | The judge | Luke Stars | Mailman | Mayor Goodway | Mayor Humdinger | Mr. Hudson | Mr. Porter | Mr. Wingnut | Mrs. Wingnut | Ms. Marjorie | Otis Goodway | Precious' owner's father | Precious' owner's mother | Raimundo | Roger | Santa Claus | Sid Swashbuckle the Pirate | Wild Wilbur
Kids
Ace Sorensen | Alex Porter | Carlos | Danny | Foggy Bottom Boomers | Harold Humdinger | Jeremy the Genie | Julius Goodway | Justina Goodway | Katie | Precious' owner | Princess of Barkingburg | Ryder
Miscellaneous
Adventure Bay Snow Monster | Busby | Dragon | Earl | Jim Gaffigan | Seabee | Space Alien | Space Alien's mother
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