The Wilderness must be explored!”

Russell to Carl Fredricksen

Russell is the deuteragonist of Disney/Pixar's 2009 animated full-length feature film, Up. He is a junior-in-training Wilderness Explorer who (unintentionally) accompanies Carl Fredricksen on his journey to Paradise Falls.

Why He Rocks

  1. Much like SpongeBob SquarePants, he's very optimistic and always tries to find the positivity in things.
    • They are also willing to find the good in the cynical characters (Russell to Carl and Spongebob to Squidward)
  2. He's a good friend and helping hand with the elderly Carl Frederickson, as he's shown to stay by his side no matter what.
  3. He's got impressive skills as his role as a boy scout his skills as a Boy Scout are put to good use as it helps him and the others survive the wild.
  4. He’s also shown to have a great helping hand.
  5. He's shown to have a kind side with animals as shown with Dug and Kevin.
  6. Much a lot like Chris Thorndyke, he's very smart and intelligent, even for a boy of his age.
  7. He's basically the one that filled up the gap Carl Frederickson had in his heart after Ellie died and they had a miscarriage during their marriage.
  8. He's also shown to be a thrill-seeker and has an amazing sense of adventure.
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