Friday, April 24, 2009

Question # 11

Whose character profile is this?

X is the eponymous main character of the series. He has a rare condition characterized by an extreme intuition about all things mechanical and electrical (and utter social ineptitude). He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Although his ideas are typically sensible and occasionally even revolutionary, they are seldom carried out because of his powerlessness. He is easily frustrated by the incompetence of his co-workers (most often his boss) and is often sarcastic and snide. X's unusual name was suggested to the creator by a co-worker; he later found that the name likely came from a cartoon character used by the United States Navy during World War II.

X lives with his pets-a dog, a rat and three dinosaurs, is currently single and has few friends as a result of his poor social skills, although he has been on many dates and was in a relationship with a woman named Liz for two years between 1994 and 1996. While he is frequently seen having dates with eligible women, the dates almost invariably end in disaster, usually in surreal and bizarre ways. He loves computers and technology, and will spend much of his free time playing with such things. Most of his relationships with his co-workers and family are affected by his extreme sincerity, his endless but justifiable complaining, and his humorless dry wit. Although he is an excellent worker, and doesn't stop trying, he acknowledges that this will get him nowhere.