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Ortega? Ooh, that's pretty.
  — Pearl on Public Pearl

Played by Don Russell (credited as Jack Brady)
Paul Chaplin
First appearance 812 - The Incredibly Strange Creatures...
Last appearance 903 - The Pumaman
Location Satellite of Love, Castle Forrester
Character type Movie, Guest

Ortega was the silent henchman from the movie featured in experiment #812, The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies. In a host segment, Ortega (played by Paul Chaplin) appeared on the Satellite of Love as a caterer and had an unpleasant encounter with Mike.

Ortega later became a recurring character, making brief cameos in subsequent epsiodes. In Agent for H.A.R.M. Ortega served a character witness in Mike's trial, though his (incomprehensible) testimony was damning.

In The Pumaman, Ortega and his cousin Staci were guests at Brain Guy's get-together in Castle Forrester. He is apparently a fan of Sliders.

During Overdrawn at the Memory Bank, Ortega was seen answering the phone at the Public Pearl TV pledge drive, for which he was compensated.


The striking similarities between Ortega and Torgo were the subject of much fan discussion when Incredibly Strange Creatures first aired.
Ortega 2

Paul Chaplin as Ortega (right).

The Satellite of Love
Primary Residents Joel RobinsonMike NelsonJonah HestonTom ServoCrow T. RobotGypsyCambotMagic Voice
Minor/Other Residents TimmyMike's RobotClayton Forrester and TV's Frank (mirror)Eddie Nelson (Alternate universe)Gypsy (mirror)Tom Servo (mirror)Nanites
Visitors Kenny and HelenKitten with a WhipNuveenaEnochTwo White DevilsDemon DogsMonadPhantom of KrankorOrtegaHenry KissingerGoosioMikey the Mike spriteJ.C.GoochJan in the PanGlenn ManningValeriaHugh BeaumontBrucePearl ForresterProfessor BoboGameraYakov SmirnoffEarl TorgesonLydiaDolphinsMothraBrain Guy
Terminology Hexfield ViewscreenRocket Number 9UmbilicusMovie signManipulator armsDeus ex MachinaHyper-warp escape shipsAirlockWhirlpool
Locations BridgeTheaterTheater hallwayMike's roomTom's roomCrow's RoomJoel's roomKitchen

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