Dr. Julius[2] Barber is a recurring character in the series, The Marvelous Misadventures of FlapjackHe is the local doctor, surgeon, and barber in Stormalong Harbor


  • He is one of the many characters who are unable to read.
  • Dr. Barber has a tendency to say "hmm" and "yes" in between sentences.
  • In the episode "Eye Sea You," it is revealed that he feeds all the hair he sweeps up to feed a creature contained in his basement.
  • His barber shop and doctor's office are right next to each other.
  • In the episode 100 Percensusit is revealed that Dr. Barber lives with his mother.
  • Dr. Barber is known for mesmerizing customers or patients with a hot towel "treatment." 
  • He does not wear gloves while performing surgery on his patients.
  • It was revealed that he performs surgery in the episode K'nuckles is a Filthy Rat. He is obsessed with surgery as well.
  • He is seen in Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL, as a background character.
  • He bears an uncanny resemblance to John Waters.
  • His name, both of his jobs, and his creepy obsession with surgery are likely a reference to medical practices in colonial times, which appears to be roughly around the time the show takes place in. Regular doctors considered themselves to be above surgery, so barbers were instead called upon when an operation needed to be done since they were skilled with sharp tools and making precise cuts.
  • He is accompanied by three other singing barber's assistants in the first episode he appears in, making him part of a quartet, another recurring gag among old timey barbers. The three singers are strangely missing from all of the other episodes that he appears in afterwards.



  1. "100 Percensus." The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack. Cartoon Network. August 13, 2009. Television.
  2. "Mind The Store, Don't Look in the Drawer." The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack. Cartoon Network. October 29, 2009. Television.