Nicole doesn’t trust Frankie because he is going to scam and rob them of their house again like last time. In "The Outside", the Wattersons visit Frankie in his dump. Frankie Watterson | The Amazing World of Gumball Wiki | Fandom He wears a red Hawaiian shirt, a wrinkled black tie, a pair of baggy light purple trousers, a beige trench coat, and an olive-brown hat. Richard's fatherCon-artistCriminal Harold Wilson | Miss Simian | Grady | The Amazing World of Gumball Full Name Kenneth | Neckbeard | Frankie Watterson is a minor character in The Amazing World of Gumball and is the biological father of Richard, as well as the grandfather of Gumball, Darwin, and Anais. Huggers | Add a photo to this gallery. Margaret Robinson | Occupation Egotistical Con Artist Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Franklin "Frankie" Watterson is a minor character in The Amazing World of Gumball.He was first mentioned in "The Watch," whom Richard said he gave him the watch, and again in "The Man," where it was revealed that he left his wife and son for an unknown reason 33 years ago (Granny Jojo told Richard that he went out to buy milk). He also has a black right eye, and wrinkles underneath both his eyes. He was first mentioned in "The Watch," as the ancestor Richard said who gave him the family's heirloom watch. Rainbow Factory shareholders | He also does not yet have his black eye. Virus | Being a life-long career criminal whose idea of fun is seeing how many laws he can break in one day, Frankie fails to grasp social norms, turning out that there is very little he and his son can actually connect with. Gargaroth | He scams his own son Richard, and Richard’s immediate family into giving him the possession of their house. However, it may be possible that Granny Jojo lied to Richard and told him that Frankie died at 102 years old to not tell him the truth back during his childhood, and thus Nicole possibly believed that Frankie was dead before his first appearance. Fuzzy |. Mr. Chanax | Felicity Parham | He is an antagonist in the episodes "The Signature" and "The Outside", but redeems himself in "The Father". He makes his first physical appearance in "The Signature.". In "The Father," Frankie confesses he also did not take Richard into his custody to prevent him from following in his footsteps. Tina Rex | Ocho Tootmorsel | With the revelation that Frankie left Richard when he was young, fans went to assume that Nicole referred to her father (though this statement was ultimately retconned after Mr. Senicourt was revealed to still be alive alongside his wife). Frankie, thinking that the family is mistreating them, escapes and kidnaps Gumball, with the Doughnut Sheriff in pursuit of them. Like most of the Wattersons, Frankie deals with stress by being snarky and cynical ("The Outside"), though he is generally slick, talkative, friendly and outgoing. In the episodes following "The Signature," Frankie seems to soften up; he becomes more relaxed and genial and tries to be a part of his son's life as well as the rest of the Watterson family, but is not very good at it. Add a photo to this gallery. Frankie is a con man, a figurative rat, and a scam artist. Rob's most prominent feature is the large eye at the center of his head. Jamie Russo | Frankie scams the whole family into buying their house, but the Wattersons must stop Frankie before he takes over. Frankie greatly resembles his son, except that he is a gray rat. Even so, his selfishness does not deter Richard from asking him to reunite with his family. Frank and Howdy | In "The Father," Frankie confesses he also did not take Richard into his custody to prevent him from following in his footsteps. Frankie Watterson is a minor character in The Amazing World of Gumball, and is the biological father of Richard as well as the grandfather of Gumball and Anais. Goals He also has a long, pink, rat tail. He is overweight and has large round ears. Franklin Watterson He returned in #The Father#, where Richard tries to bond with his criminal father, Frankie, but ends up stealing everything everywhere they go, until Richard gets fed up with it. He is also very pessimistic about his three decades of no contact with Richard— arguably one of the few things Frankie feels genuine guilt and remorse for— convinced that he is an irredeemably terrible father and that the bond between him and Richard is severed for good until Richard convinces him otherwise at the end of "The Father"; showing that in spite of everything else he did, he genuinely does still care about his son. He is very sneaky and steals anything. Television Waterston, having studied at the Sorbonne in Paris and the American Actors Workshop, started his career in theater on the New York stage, appearing in multiple revivals of Shakespeare. Franklin "Frankie" Watterson is a minor character in the animated show The Amazing World of Gumball. Butterfly | Billy Parham | Frankie apologizes and the two forgive each other. Jackie Wilson | Season 6. Season 4. Being a life-long career criminal whose idea of fun is seeing how many laws he can break in one day, Frankie fails to grasp social norms, turning out that there is very little he and his son can actually connect with.