Every successful TV show stands on the foundation of a detailed and varied array of characters that stand the test of time. The titular characters serve as the pedestal for storylines while the supporting ones fill in the subplots and erase discontinuity. But every once in a while, a supporting character originally aimed to serve as a ridiculous palate cleanser between the series’ more serious-minded drama, ends up stealing the show, developing a cult following.
Creed Bratton from the Office and The Janitor from Scrubs surely fit the bill. Eccentric and scatterbrained with over the top persona, everything that spills out of their other-worldly brains becomes a cult classic. They might sound completely neurotic, but actually, they ease up the pressure on fan favourite shows to be emotionally available at all times and celebrate the weirdness by capturing the attention of viewers with a hilariously over the top comment in each episode.
The Janitor and Creed both seem to have a weird story or one-liner for anything. From sharing tons of creepy background stories, hilariously weird routines, to a super chill persona, their ditzy romps are as legendary as their shows, making them two unique TV characters cut from the same cloth, but can you tell them apart from these quotes alone?
Answers are at the end!