The cast of Out at Five

The characters in Out at Five all work in the same office. Because of some quirky management, the employees tend to change frequently, but there are a small cluster that seem to stick around.

Bob Wieser

Bob Wieser

Bob’s the owner/president/CEO/boss of a small and fairly chaotic business. He’s never had another job since dropping out of business school, and he’s had ridden one wave after another trying to keep the place afloat. He comes and goes as he pleases, tends to fire people at random, and is rarely happy unless his employees are busy shoveling money into his pockets.

M. Todd Green

Todd

Todd has a wide range of duties at the company, but he usually ignores them. He’s a slacker who doesn’t follow the company dress code and enjoys relatively secure employment, being the only person in the world who can understand the company’s computer system.

Gina

Gina

Gina Biggassky is the grouchy, overworked office lady who isn’t sure why she’s still working here. She’s a divorced mom with a son named Jimmy who occasionally gives her trouble. She’s worked with both Bob and Chad Wieser for nearly her entire adult life.

Brody

Brody

Brody is the company’s I.T. Manager, Purchasing Manager, and Todd’s immediate supervisor. He’s usually laid back and just as annoyed with the management as everyone else, but he’s much less likely to let it show.

Mike Rogers

Chad Wieser

Chad is Bob’s brother, and he came to work for the company after his small print shop was mysteriously destroyed. His job title is, unofficially, “Vice President of Not-Moving-In-With-Mom.”

Angie

Angie Hanson

Angie Hanson is Todd’s close friend and former love interest. She’s been chronically unemployed and somewhat clueless about technology. She recently came on board as Bob’s executive assistant, and her first task involved getting him a flight to Nigeria.

Mike Rogers

Mike Rogers

Mike is vice-president of sales enjoys holding meetings and playing with the latest technology. He was initially a brown-nosing sycophant, but since Bob disappeared in Nigeria, he’s taken the reigns of the company and proved himself to be incredibly competent when given the chance.

Silvio

Silvio Brusca

Silvio owns and operates Nemesis Design, the company’s agency of record. He handles Bob’s graphic and web design needs, usually with a great level of patience.

Minor Characters
Craig

Craig

Craig worked at Bob Wieser’s company for over thirty years, mostly keeping the company afloat and offering Bob sound financial advice, which was often ignored. Then one day Bob decided to replace him with a younger, cheaper employee who couldn’t even show up at eight o’clock. Craig had a long, frustrating job search but eventually gained new employment at a local bank.

Mayor-Blunt-and-Agent-Ira

Mayor Jim Blunt & Ira

Jim Blunt is the mayor of the city where the comic is set (often rumored to be Omaha), and he’s here to balance the budget by raising your taxes. His assistant Ira hangs around to knock sense into him when necessary.

Miss-GuidanceMiss Guidance

The unofficial name for the Guidance Counselor / teacher / bank teller who encounters the main cast every now and again. She works at the local community college helping young adults try to find fulfilling careers in the real world. She mostly fails at this.

Onion-Boy-and-VivOnion Boy and Viv

These two characters worked at a different company but eventually join our main cast temporarily when Mike decided to start hiring on more employees as the business booms.

They exist mostly for the amusement of the two real-life people they’re based on. You know who you are.

Webcomic-GuyThe web comic guy

He’s an alleged employee, but he rarely comes to work. He spends most of his time on his comic, but little of it involves drawing anything. Instead, he markets “swag” and promotional gimmicks, attending conventions, and bathing in adoration from his fans.

JimmyJimmy Biggassky

Jimmy is Gina’s nine-year-old son. He attends Watson Elementary School and often gets into trouble for being a bit too honest and perceptive about how the real world works.