by the other tenants and Rigsby. A former Red Devil, and now known
as 'The Animal'. His clothes are 'borrowed' by Rigsby and Alan for the
visit to the restaurant but Spooner is there and snatches back his
from Alan and a sleeve of his tuxedo from Rigsby. Decides to offset his
rent until Rigsby has paid for the damage. Later breaks his leg falling
down the stairs after tripping over Vienna, Rigsby's cat. Immobile with
leg in plaster, he decides to have the radio playing loudly to console
himself, much to the fury of the other tenants in the house. After Alan
finds Rigsby's old pistol in his war memorabilia, Rigsby accidentally
a shot through Spooner's door. He pretends to be dead to serve Rigsby
but is furious after finding his goldfish dead due to the bullet
Con-man and thief.
money from the other tenants and spins yarns to Rigsby about playing
with the mayor to win favouritism in the hope of avoiding paying any
Rigsby is suffucuently taken in to the extent of cleaning Seymour's
for him, letting him hog the bathroom and giving him money to invest in
shares for 'oil in the Pennines'.
A new tenant,
Alan in Rigsby's absence while on holiday in Spain. Has a baby boy,
despite the house rules. Was meant to be gone before Rigsby's return,
Rigsby got himself deported after causing trouble. Leaves the baby with
Alan while she goes in search of another lodging.
pretends to fancy Rigsby but really does fancy Alan. Has written a play
in which he wants Alan and Ruth to play lovers. Ends up in an embrace
Ruth during a rehearsal.
Suicidal tenant, in
after split from his wife and collapsed business deals. Goes up onto
roof to commit suicide, but is talked down after Rigsby faints while
to rescue him.
who moves in with her stage 'partner' Charlie, a python. Rigsby thinks
she is a prostitute and is pleased to learn she is a dancer, until she
introduces him to her partner. She is given her eviction orders, but
has escaped and is later found in Ruth's bed.
in and out of the doctors. Nervous about an impending circumcision
Takes too many tablets and goes stiff when Rigsby calls in to see him.
Rigsby assumes he is dead and passes out. The ambulance takes Osborne
and Rigsby decides to give Osborne the coffin he had bought for
Osborne returns after being revived and Rigsby passes out again.
Lover of Lorna and
run from her father. After the father is contacted and mistakes both
and Philip for his daughter's fiance, he is pleased to see Robin. Given
advice by Rigsby about their honeymoon night (which it isn't) and a
On the run from her
after falling in love with Robin. Both tenants at the house.
and member of religious order which forbids drinking, smoking,
bawdiness and fornication. Is informed by Rigsby that Philip needs
but Philip coaxes him into believing it is Rigsby who should be saved.
Gullible Rigsby is taken in and they end up singing hymns and reading
Owner of 'mystical'
on the market. Pretends he is a healer, a psychic and a true gypsy.
hypnotises Rigsby when trying to hypnotise Philip.