|Edward T Platypus|
|Cabin Mate(s)||Chip & Skip|
|Friends||Chip and Skip|
Dave and Ping Pong
Other Bean Scouts
Other Squirrel Scouts
|Voice||Mr. Doug Lawrence
Hugo Harold-Harrison (in The List)
Edward is an anti-hero and occasionally an antagonist/villain in the series.
Edward is a sadistic, ill-tempered and antisocial platypus who sleeps in Pinto Cabin with Chip and Skip. He enjoys watching the suffering of others and is constantly coming up with schemes to spoil any fun that Lazlo and his pals might have. He has a severe hatred for Lazlo and Camp Kidney, though that has lessened over time.
Despite his intense dislike of Lazlo, Edward is usually seen as a friend/ally of Lazlo and often associates and joins forces with him usually for a common goal. He's often shown grateful to Lazlo whenever he performs any acts of kindness towards him.
Edward is the smallest member of Camp Kidney, and, as evidenced in "Movie Night", he's the youngest as well. He was the only camper who could not watch the horror movie because everybody thinks that he was not a "big boy" yet according to the Beanscout handbook. Despite his age, he often acts more mature than the other scouts at Camp Kidney and his voice is more like an adult than the rest of the campers. He even has his own credit card.
As opposed to his aggressive and bitter attitude, Edward secretly loves playing with dolls, his favorite being a doll named Veronica that he got for Christmas, and he liked it so much, he told his mom (Susan) to give the rest of his presents to charity. He would also really like to own a "voodoo drum".
He has a tendency to panic and overreact when something really upsets him.
Due to his spoiled attitude, Edward is constantly needy for attention at all costs. He won Camp Kidney's mascot contest with his "Duke of Lice" costume by using a blackmail drawing of the Jellies who were certain to win but the prize was not as good as it originally seemed. A similar twist of fate occurred when Edward wins the go-kart race, yet his trophy is the smallest of them all.
Despite being precocious and sarcastic, Edward isn't as smart as he thinks he is. His closest friends are his bunkmates Chip and Skip who are the only campers who make him feel smart due to their collective stupidity. Edward is also close friends with Samson as the two are quite often seen with each other, although Edward sometimes picks on him as the series progresses. Perhaps because of their similar personalities, Gretchen from Acorn Flats has a crush on Edward, which Patsy finds amusing. Edward (and later, Gretchen) is terrified when he finds out his needs to compete with Lazlo in checkers. When he is confronted by McMuesli over his anger issues, Edward mutters a single word, "loser", which is a stark allusion to the insecurities Edward feels. He also has a few aspects in common with Scoutmaster Lumpus, and the two worked together to stop Edward from going to Tomato Camp in "Tomato Paste]]"
Edward was put into a 2 second hypnotic trance after eating Lazlo's Best Hotdog.
Edward is very deceitful, and hardly an episode goes by without some scheme of Edward's failing to induced the worship Edward so much desires. He ordered a number of phony merit badges to make himself feel better, which almost has him attending Tomato Camp. This was one of the traits he had in common with Scoutmaster Lumpus.
He also has an ego twice his size and made everyone think he defeated a bear when he was hiding from it the whole time.
Edward has four older brothers who also attended camp kidney and look down on him due his being the youngest. It's because of this bullying that Edward has developed an aggressive, dominating personality. He finally stood up to his brothers after they used him as a tether ball and accidentally sent him hurtling towards two other campers who had been bullied by them four years prior.
Like his brother Cheesly, Edward can be very sycophantic, especially towards the Scoutmaster.
As a result, Edward is very insecure and concerned with being 'macho' in order not to be humiliated by everyone, in spite of the fact that in 'Hello Dolly!' Lazlo is very accepting of the fact that he plays with dolls.
Edward is voiced by Mr. Lawrence who also voiced Plankton from the original SpongeBob SquarePants (1999-2004) and Filburt fromRocko's Modern Lifewhich are both shows that the Camp Lazlo staff have made.