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Christopher Walken as Ed Glosser the trivial psychic (SNL)

Ed Glosser, trivial psychic


Power Level:
Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Background

  • Real Name: Ed Glosser
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed
  • Known Relatives: None
  • Group Affiliation: None
  • Base Of Operations: New York City
  • Height: 5’11” Weight: 180 lbs
  • Eyes: Blue Hair: Brown


Powers and Abilities

Anytime he touches a person, Ed can see into their immediate future. Unfortunately, he can only foretell minor occurances, such as leaving coffee in a cab, getting brain freeze or getting stuck in traffic.


History

During a brief power outage, Ed Glosser’s tanning booth experiences a slight malfunction. Forfeiting a darker base, he instead gains the mildly impressive ability to foretell insignificant events of the immediate future.


Description

A creepy, Christopher-Walken-looking guy.


Personality

Ed is burdened by his powers, which are triggered any time he touches someone. He is compelled to tell people of his visions, even though a lot of people find him irritating and listening to him a waste of time.


Quotes

[Ed hands a woman a pen she dropped, and instantly goes into a trance ]
Female Employee: “Are you alright ?”
Ed: [ pause ] “You have a daughter…”
Female Employee: “Yes ?”
Ed: “She’s at home with the housekeeper…”
Female Employee: “Yes ?”
Ed: “The housekeeper just waxed the kitchen floor…”
Female Employee: “Yes ?”
Ed: “Your daughter’s running… on the wet kitchen floor…”
Female Employee: [ panicking ] “And ?”
Ed: “She’s leaving footprints…”
Female Employee: “Yeah ?”
Ed: “The housekeeper’s annoyed… she has to do that part of the floor over again…”
Female Employee: “Really ?”
Ed: “It’s not too late! You can call her… and save her !”
Female Employee: “Um… I have some work to do, but I’ll call her later. Okay ? Say, how did you get these powers, anyway ?”
Ed: “I… don’t… know…”


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Ed Glosser

Dex: 02 Str: 02 Bod: 02 Motivation: Unwanted Power
Int: 04 Wil: 03 Min: 03 Occupation: Office worker
Inf: 03 Aur: 02 Spi: 02 Resources {or Wealth}: 004
Init: 009 HP: 005

Powers:
Precognition 10

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • Precognition works on others only, Ed must touch the person
  • Precognition is automatically triggered when Ed touches another person and can only see insignificant events

Advantages:
Area Knowledge (New York City)

Drawbacks:
Strange Appearance (Hair stands up, bulging eyes)

By Danielle Mendus

Source of Character: A Saturday Night Live skit with C. Walken

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