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Dr. Drake is a veterinarian and the unnamed father of Zoe and Reese Drake. He was first voiced by Maddie Blaustein[citation needed], and was later voiced by Mike Pollock.

Appearance

He has mildly spiky brown hair and glasses. As a doctor/veterinarian, he usually wears a white coat; under the coat he wears a buttoned pink casual shirt with a crimson red tie over it. He also wears brown pants, sandals, and often carries a humorously oversized syringe.

Name

Dr. Drake's family name comes from an alternate word for "dragon", whose presence often overlaps dinosaurs in Japanese; this reflects his family's Japanese version name. Like most "Dr." characters in the dub, he isn't given a first name.

Personality

Dr. Drake is a loving animal veterinarian and a close friend of the Taylors'. While he is usually calm and happy go-lucky, when he is on a daring mission to help animals in need, Dr. Drake is quite ambitious, willing to help the Alpha Gang's dinosaurs in spite of the danger.

He begins changing after his capture in Mesozoic Meltdown by the Spectral Space Pirates. During his capture he becomes more easily riled up, serious, and heroic, even gaining an amazing amount of feats normal humans don't usually have (such as the ability to fight against the Gel Jarks). He also has a fascination for history, which was shown while impersonating Tokugawa in the Edo Period (which basically led to his heroic nature).

Anime

Dr. Drake only appears in the anime, along with most of the rest of the Drake family (with the exception of Reese). He and his family work as animal veterinarians in Sanjo City and are close friends to Max's family. His role in the series is small, helping out when Chomp wasn't eating in Maui Owie!, but he played a major part in Vaccination Vacation, where he cured the Alpha Gang's dinosaurs after being kidnapped to Zeta Point.

In Mesozoic Meltdown, Dr. Drake's role was bigger after he and D-Team's parents were kidnapped by the Spectral Space Pirates; he looked after the Pirates' dinosaurs, the only one other than the Ancients to be given a specific job. He accidentally fell out of an escape hatch near the dinosaur cages on the Space Pirates' ship, landing him in Edo Period Japan, where he impersonated Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu after the real one went missing due to the Pirates' interference, though he was unfortunately recaptured by the Space Pirates at the end of the Ancient Japan Arc. He later played a big role in enabling the parents' initial escape from the Space Pirates ship with his knowledge of the location of the escape hatch and the dinosaurs' fear of his giant syringe; Dr. Drake even directly fought against the Gel Jarks, but they were again quickly recaptured.

He and the other parents were eventually freed in the finale after the D-Team raided the Space Pirates' ship during the Dark Pterosaur battle.

Trivia

  • Though not having his own Character card, Dr. Drake appears in the artwork on the Megalosaurus Colossal Rare TCG card, however his casual shirt is white rather than pink.

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Season 1 Allies/Guests: Aki Taylor · Dr. Owen · Dr. Drake · Mrs. Drake · Newswoman · Tommy K · Monaco Fisherman · Nathan Deckham · Dewey · Samantha Moore · Michelle · Amy · Mr. Stanley · John · Mary · Patrick · Temple Priest · Captain Mackerel · Meena · Stanley Spinoberg · Shino · Jonathan · Dr. Ancient · Dr. Cretacia
Season 1 Enemies: Doppelgänger Alpha Gang · Ungaro
Season 2 Allies: Sophia · Spartacus · Jim · Jim's Father · British Navy Captain · Sanzo Hoshi · Shogun Tokugawa · Hanzo · Zahrah · Aladdin · Sultan · D'Artagnan · Athos · Porthos · Aramis · Princess Anne · Lady Constance · King Louis · Duke Dumas
Season 2 Enemies: Sulla · Blackbeard · Copper · British Army Officer · Kunoichi · Takeda · Zayid · Rasheed · Jon-Jon · Chancellor Richelieu · Royal Mother · Giant Insects
DS Game Allies: Minmi · D-Site Regional Branch Heads · Shop Keeper · Doc & Torr
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