| Doughnut Sheriff
| Character Information
The Doughnut Sheriff is, as his name suggests, a giant, pink doughnut. Since he is a police officer, he wears an officer's hat, a badge, and a blue policeman's uniform.
Since he is a doughnut, he has a large hole in the middle of his body, which has some large, flat teeth resembling popsicle sticks sticking out, and it functions as his mouth. Strangely, he has pronounced eyelashes, which are usually used on female characters; despite this, he is indeed a male character.
The Doughnut Sheriff does not seem to be a very capable police officer since he is extremely oblivious towards any actual criminal activity, often not noticing when something is not right. In "The Friend," he is seen relying entirely on a manual to tell him what to do, accidentally causing the Chimera to explode and injuring many of his men.
He shows more of his capabilities in "The Law" with his determination to enforce law and order in Elmore. However, in "The Pizza," he joins in on the chaos, committing crimes himself as he was not paid by Larry for his duties.
He also does not seem to realize that his mouth goes through his body. Anything he throws into his mouth ends up going through him and on the ground behind him. Because of this, he is always hungry. His favorite food seems to be doughnuts, which is ironic, because he himself is a doughnut.
- "The Third": He appears for a brief moment, measuring Gumball's speed with his speed check.
- "The Spoon": He visits the gas station, and arrests Nicole, thinking she was robbing it.
- "The Laziest" (voice)
- "The Ghost": He is attacked by Gumball (possessed by Carrie), who takes a large bite out of him.
- "The Sock": He almost arrests Gumball and Darwin.
- "The Car": He keeps refusing to arrest Gumball and Darwin, and tries to calm the Robinsons, but almost gets attacked by their rage, and arrests the Robinsons for vandalism/assault.
- "The Colossus": He appears next to his police car when Hector crushes it.
- "The Knights": He writes a ticket for Patrick when he accidentally crashes into his police car.
- "The Phone" (mentioned)
- "Halloween": He thinks Larry is a criminal because of the drawing on his face that Gumball and Darwin made.
- "The Flakers": He almost arrests Nicole.
- "The Sidekick": He is in the police car looking for a peanut.
- "The Tag": He puts Richard and Mr. Robinson under house arrest.
- "The Game": He gets pranked by Richard.
- "The Castle": He is one of the guests at The Wattersons' house. He denies Gumball's call to intervene the out-of-control party inside.
- "The Internet": He was tricked by the Internet into attempting to arrest Gumball and Darwin.
- "The Finale": He briefly appears at the door of a jail cell where the Wattersons are held.
- "The Kids": He approaches Gumball and Darwin, who are loitering during a song montage.
- "The Name": He chases down the Wattersons for driving too fast.
- "The Law": His first major role. Gumball and Darwin pretty much manipulate him to break the law.
- "The Burden": He appears searching Elmore Junior High with Principal Brown and Miss Simian.
- "The Pizza": He drives his police car, and passes by the Watterson's house. Later, he joins the chaos, and loots a TV.
- "The Lie" (mentioned)
- "The Butterfly": He arrests Marvin for street dancing without a license, but trips while trying to grab a $20.00 bill and ends up rolling down the street.
- "The Friend": He tries to arrest Chimera, but fails at doing so.
- "The Oracle": He chases Gumball into the mall.
- "The Safety": He appears on one of Darwin's security cameras.
- "The Spoiler": He appears at the Elmore Cinema.
- "The Nobody": Gumball calls him to alert him of the person living in the Watterson house.
- "The Downer": He is in one of the cars that are part of the traffic jam caused by Gumball.
- "The Egg": He appears in a flashback from "The Law."
- "The Money": He gets hit by Rocky's bus.
- "The Crew": He briefly appears at the end, arresting the senior citizens.
- "The Signature": He appears guarding the town hall.
- "The Gift": He appears at Masami's birthday party.
- "The Uploads": He is featured in a video titled "Don Trump."
- "The Apprentice": He threatens to arrest Patrick for leaving a child (Gumball) unattended in a vehicle.
- "The Wicked": He makes Gumball and Darwin do community service thanks to Mrs. Robinson.
- "The Love": Gary crashes into his police car.
- "The Nest": He appears on TV talking about the Evil Turtle.
- "The Bus": He chases down the hijacked School Bus along with other police officers.
- "The Night": He appears in Larry's dream, which turns out to be real.
- "The Fury": He along with other police officers were catching the Dolphin Man, Spray-Paint Bottle, and Butterknife, but were arrested thanks to Nicole.
- "The Rerun": He appears in a flashback from "The Bus."
- "The Boredom": He chases a speeding driver who turns out to be himself.
- "The Choices": He appears in Nicole's imagination, arresting her for setting Harold's mansion on fire.
- "The Outside": He arrests Frankie for selling pieces of the moon to senior citizens.
- "The Ollie": He tries to stop Gumball from skateboarding in the street.
- "The Stars":He gets two stars and does not do his job.
- "The Diet": He tases Richard for posing with the fire hose.
- "The Uncle": He arrests Ocho for stealing a car, but gets shot by him.
- "The Heist": He is seen with the other police officers trying to find the criminal who robbed the bank.
- "The Singing": Sal Left Thumb bumps into him.
- "The Best": He arrests Carmen.
- "The Deal": Gumball, Darwin, and Anais eat him.
- "The Petals": He bleaches his eyes after seeing Leslie streaking.
- "The Nuisance": He tackles Richard for indecent exposure.
- "The News": He orders food at Joyful Burger while he is with the police. Subsequently, he is seen panting heavily from his running.
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- He is armed with what appears to be a stun gun.
- His animation style closely resembles claymation.
- His appearance and job are a reference to the stereotype that policemen frequently eat doughnuts on the job.
- In "The Ghost," it is shown that he is edible, since Carrie (in Gumball's body) took a bite out of him.
- "The Law" is his first major role.
- Doughnut Sheriff shares several similarities with Chief Wiggum from The Simpsons. For example, he appears to be incapable of working with the police due to his ignorance, his voice sounds similar to Wiggum and he likes to eat doughnuts frequently.
- Even though he himself is a doughnut, he is shown craving doughnuts in "The Spoon." This proves that Doughnut Sheriff is a cannibal, just like Sarah, who is constantly seen eating vanilla ice cream cones.
- In "The Law," he was fired for "misuse of his police siren, unlawful discharge of his weapon, baby bashing, assault with a motorized vehicle, grand theft auto, and absolute disregard for traffic regulations." Later in the episode, he was re-hired by the commissioner.