Cricket Green is the protagonist of the Disney Channel animated series Big City Greens.



Fun-loving as well as mischievous, Cricket's curiosity leads his family on all sorts of adventures in the Big City. Cricket puts his family first and foremost and loves being a Green. His shenanigans tend to get himself and his family into trouble, but he always manages to pull through. Cricket considers himself an adaptable person in Big City though it is very apparent that he is no more knowledgeable about his surroundings than his family. While not completely oblivious to city life, he is shown to be slow witted when it comes to understanding certain cultural differences which are mostly brought upon by his lack of social skills. Cricket can also be stubborn and hates responsibility though he does show signs of slowly accepting it in "Critterball Crisis".

Cricket is an easily excitable person who is always looking to do something that is new and different for him. Some of his ventures are typically influenced by greed such as in "Homeshare Hoedown" where he was willing to have strangers stay at his house simply so he can earn money. This also blinds him from common sense as seen in "Supermarket Scandal" where he reasoned that to fill an order they would simply make fake fruit and vegetables. After doing so, his father Bill frustratingly reprimands him and tells him the consequences which baffles Cricket as he did not think through his plan "10 steps ahead". He is however also simply interested in trying things to impress other people and his family.


Cricket is rather small and yellow in complexion, similar to the rest of his family. He wears a grey shirt and denim overalls. He is usually barefoot as he refuses to wear shoes though he does not seem to have any problem walking on any terrain. He has noticeable buck teeth rounded in the front though occasionally when he talks the rest of his teeth come up from the side implying that it is actually an overbite. He has a light brown bowl cut hair that is neatly split down the middle.

When he starts working at Big Coffee with Gloria, he dons a plain brown cap and apron similar to his coworker.

He bares a resemblance to his ancestor Bixby Green.


  • Cricket's appearance is loosely based on a childhood photo of his voice actor and series co-creator Chris Houghton as seen here.
  • For some reason, Cricket initially had a strong prejudice against bears. This eventually changed in the episode "Bear Trapped".
  • In "Cricketsitter", it is revealed that Cricket has a metal plate in his head. Its origin has not been revealed yet.
  • Despite his young age, Cricket is employed at Big Coffee. As a matter of fact, he seems to be the only person in his family with a general paying job as his father, Bill, is a market seller who does not run an established business.
  • While not stated within the show, Cricket seems to suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder as several episodes depict him as being impulsive and hyperactive and he sometimes strays from important tasks for his own amusement.
  • According to his father Bill, in "Tilly Tour", Cricket once had soda when he was just a baby.
  • Cricket hates wearing shoes. This character trait is somewhat similar to Rapunzel in the Tangled series.
  • Cricket apparently keeps a frog in his front pocket. It is only seen in the intro and the episode "Remy Rescue".
  • In "Hiya Henry", Cricket is revealed to suffer from severe automatonophobia, the fear of ventriloquist dummies.
  • Cricket is seen as a plush on a shelf in Polly's bed & breakfast room in Amphibia episode "A Night at the Inn".
  • In a Tumblr Q&A, Cricket claimed that his spirit animal was "one of those frogs that can shoot blood out of their eyes". He is most likely referring to the Texas Horned Lizard, sometimes referred to as Horned Frogs.


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Season Two: Cricket's Kapowie! / Car TroubleUrban Legend / Wishing WellElevator Action / Bad Influencer
Cancelled: Hands-On History

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