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Tobias' alter-egos

Tobias' alter-egos
Appearances: Season One, Season Two, Season Three

Tobias Fünke has had several costumes and alter-egos.

Blue Man Group[]

2x03 GOB (6)

Tobias 'blueing up' in "¡Amigos!"

Main article: Blue Man Group

Attempting to join the Blue Man Group as a standby understudy and, as a consequence, spending part of the second season covered in blue make-up.

Mrs. Featherbottom[]

2x14 The Immaculate Election (72)

Tobias as Mrs. Featherbottom in "The Immaculate Election"

Main article: Mrs. Featherbottom

In a move inspired by the film Mrs. Doubtfire, Tobias masquerades as a British housekeeper/nanny named "Mrs. Featherbottom" in an attempt to spend time with his wife and daughter after his wife Lindsay Bluth Fünke kicks him out of the model house. While the disguise fools no one, the Bluth family humors him since this gets the housework done.


Tobias has dressed up as other characters in his attempt to get a job as an actor and win the affection of his family.