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Hunter De Vil is the chief antagonist in 101 Dalmatian Street. He is the great-nephew of Cruella De Vil with a fascination with Dalmatians. He's full of schemes to get popular on the internet, and finds that his best bet is taking pictures of cute animals.[1]

Background

Physical appearance

Hunter is a young boy with pale blond hair that has a curly tuft on top, a red jacket over a white collared shirt with a black tie, black pants, black leather fingerless gloves, and red tennis shoes.

By the time of spending 6 months in the container, his hair has grown longer.

Role in the series

For the most part, Hunter had been lurking in the background for a good chunk of Season 1. In "Dog's Best Friend", Dizzy & Dee Dee were searching for a human to adopt at "the pet shop" (a coffee shop). Upon seeing Hunter, who was relaxing and drinking juice before deciding to trip the waiter as part of a cruel prank and laughing at him, both pups could sense something off about him and wisely decided he would not make a good pet.

He is seen in "Girls' Day Out", hiding up a post, when the Camden residents mistake Delilah and Dolly for hyenas.

He appears in "The Woof Factor", where he is seen pushing his way to the front of a crowd of Triple-D's fans. He tries to get past the velvet rope, but security keeps him back.

He makes a prominent appearance in "The Nose Job", where he is revealed to be the mastermind behind the vandalizing of the park. It is also revealed that he has a hairless cat called Cuddles, whom he is sending out to record footage of the Dalmatians.

In "A Date with Destiny...Dallas and Déjà Vu", Hunter is talking to someone on the phone to make sure he won the competition that lets him hang around Triple-D in the studio, just to get a hair sample to see if it matches Pongo and Perdita's DNA.

In "Doggy Da Vinci", he begins seeing Da Vinci's art trending on the Internet, and is able to deduce it's one of the Dalmatians. He and Cuddles search for Da Vinci, and the events of the episode lead to Hunter learning where the Dalmatians live.

In "London, We Have a Problem", he befriends Dylan with their shared love for space. But it turns out only to be part of his plan to be allowed into the Dalmatians' home, where he proceeded to kidnap the puppies, save for Dylan and Dolly. When the puppies were rescued, he ended up in the shipping container meant for them and called his great-aunt Cruella to get him out.

He is eventually able to get out of the container in "Dante's Inferno", after being trapped in there for six months. However, that much time in there has affected his mental state, causing him to act like a dog at random instances. It is also officially confirmed that he can understand canine language when he is able to catch Dante. When he confronts Dolly & Dylan, he almost captures them, but gets distracted by a stick which Dylan grabbed to defend himself, allowing Dolly & Dylan to trap Hunter in a trash can and roll him down the street.

In "Better The De Vil You Know", Dizzy & Dee Dee appear to have taken a liking to Hunter, calling him "Mister Funny-Face". It also reveals, in the six months he was trapped in the container, Cruella did not call Hunter once. It also shows that Cruella is abusive towards Hunter, with Hunter's motivation being that he wants Cruella to notice him. He makes numerous attempts to capture the Dalmatians, but fails each time. He then gets a plan to hijack the Bus, which the Dalmatians are planning on using to evacuate to the country, using a hazmat suit to disguise his scent from Diesel. He is, however, foiled when Dylan, realizing his canine tendencies, distracts him with a belly rub and a chew toy, which he chases down the street. He is later cornered by Cruella, who plans to deal with the Dalmatians herself!

In "The De Vil Wears Puppies", the Dalmatians do not fear Hunter, thinking of him as a goofball. But he begins working with his great-aunt Cruella, as they lay siege to 101 Dalmatian Street. Hunter is able to pump hot air into the house to turn up the heat, as well as cut off the Dalmatians' water, and is able to cancel out the "World Wide Woof" by using a dog whistle. While trying to cut off the Dalmatians' food, Hunter gets distracted and begins chasing the postman through the park. During this chase, he finds the tunnel which Diesel dug and that Dizzy & Dee-Dee have crawled through it. Hunter is able to use their naive nature to get them to open the door to the House, allowing Cruella in. He is then able to catch Delilah in a net.

When the Dalmatians are delivered to the harbor, Hunter overhears that once they're in international waters, they'll dump the remains. This is when Hunter realizes that the Dalmatians would need to be killed in order to get their fur, making him see Cruella as the monster she is. She throws him in the cargo container with the rest of the pups with Cuddles cowardly siding with Cruella. In the cargo container, Hunter apologizes to them, admitting that he was only helping Cruella because he is alone in the world and just wanted to belong to someone, but sees the bond the Dalmatian family have with each other. Hunter is imprisoned in a cage with the other Dalmatians, but is able to escape when the canal crew distract Cruella, and lets the other puppies out of their cages as well. He then throws Cuddles overboard. During the battle, Dorothy is cornered, but Hunter picks her up. Cruella orders him to hand Dorothy to her, but Hunter finally stands up to Cruella and barks at her, causing her to fall into her own fur machine. Cruella is soon arrested, and the Dalmatians head home, with Hunter chasing after Cuddles like a dog, presumably to reprimand his pet for not helping him escape the crate.

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Trivia

  • Some people believed he was the main antagonist, when in reality it was revealed he isn't. The actual main antagonist would appear in the finale of Season 1.[2]
    • In the episode "London, We Have a Problem", it is revealed that the main antagonist is Cruella de Vil, who is still alive and living in Switzerland, with Hunter following her orders to kidnap Dalmatians specifically related to Pongo & Perdita.
  • Hunter has some similarities to Carlos De Vil from Descendants. Both are related to Cruella, have similar styles, both abused by her, both are able to speak Dog, and both of them defect from villainy and become good.
  • Hunter also has some similarities to Alexandr Kallus from Star Wars Rebels. Both are working under a villain (Cruella, Empire), both get outsmarted by the heroes from time to time (Spectres, Dalmatians), gets their boss to turn on them (Cruella, Thrawn) and they later join the heroes to defeat the villain. Also, their allies (Dalmatians' friends, Rebellion) help to stop the villain on their evil schemes and also have an experience that changed their view on the heroes. (Surviving with Zeb for Kallus, spending in isolation for 6 months for Hunter)
  • Unlike his great-aunt and the De Vil relatives, Hunter's hair isn't black and white, instead it is light blonde.

References


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Media
Animated Films: One Hundred and One Dalmatians101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London AdventureVideo

Live-Action Films: 101 Dalmatians102 DalmatiansCruella
TV Series: 101 Dalmatians: The Series101 Dalmatian Street
Music: Soundtrack
Video Games: Animated StoryBook: 101 DalmatiansMath Antics with Disney's 101 DalmatiansDisney Hotshots: Disney's 101 Dalmatians101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor102 Dalmatians: Puppies to the Rescue102 Dalmatians: Activity Center101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London AdventureKingdom Hearts
Books: Disney Wonderful World of ReadingClassic StorybookGolden Sound Story

Disney Parks
Club VillainSorcerers of the Magic KingdomMidship Detective Agency

Entertainment: Disney Classics: The Music & The MagicThe Golden MickeysVillains Tonight!
Parade: Disney Cinema Parade
Firework: Wonderful World of Animation
Halloween: Disney's Maleficious Halloween PartyHappy HallowishesHocus Pocus Villain SpelltacularIt's Good to be Bad with the Disney VillainsLet's Get WickedMickey's Boo-to-You Halloween ParadeRe-Villains! Halloween ParadeScream and Shout Halloween ParadeThe Disney Villains Halloween ShowtimeVillains Mix and MingleVillains Night Out! Chapter 2

Characters
One Hundred and One Dalmatians: PongoPerditaRoger RadcliffeAnita RadcliffeNannyCruella De VilJasper and HoraceThunderboltDirty DawsonLuckyPatchRollyPennyFrecklesPepperDalmatian PuppiesDannyScottieTowserLucyCaptainSergeant TibbsColonelPrissyCollieThe CowsLabrador

101 Dalmatians: The Series: CadpigSpotTripodLieutenant PugMoochMayor Ed PigDumplingCorneliaScorchSwamp RatCydneStevenPersian PeteVendella De VilGo-GoBlazeCave PupRebeccaThe VandercreamsAmber DearlyP.H. De VilCecil B. De VilIvy De VilMalevola De VilJudge Dimsdale De Vil
101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure: ThunderboltLil' LightningLars
101 Dalmatians: HerbertAlonzoMr. SkinnerJewelDipstickFidgetTwo-ToneWhizzerKipper
101 Dalmatian Street: DylanDollyDawkinsDougDelilahTriple-DDanteD.J.DeepakDieselDorothyDa VinciDelgadoDizzy & Dee DeeDimitri TrioFergus FoxHanselRoxySnowballClarissaPearlHunter De VilSpikeConstantin
Video game characters: Patches
102 Dalmatians: Chloe SimonKevin ShepherdJean-Pierre Le PeltDottieLittle DipperDominoOddballFluffyDroolerChompDiggerWaddlesworthEwan

Episodes
101 Dalmatians: The Series

ABC Episodes: "Home is Where the Bark Is" • "He Followed Me Home" • "Love 'Em and Flea 'Em" • "Howl Noon" • "Easy on the Lies" • "Two for the Show" • "An Officer and a Gentledog" • "Bad to the Bone" • "Southern Fried Cruella" • "Swine Song" • "Watch for Falling Idols" • "The High Price of Fame" • "The Great Cat Invasion" • "No Train, No Gain" • "Rolly's Egg-Celent Adventure" • "Wild Chick Chase" • "The Dogs of DeVil" • "Dog's Best Friend" • "A Christmas Cruella" • "Out to Launch" • "Prophet and Loss"
Syndicated Episodes: "You Slipped a Disk" • "Chow About That?" • "Tic Track Toe" • "Lucky All Star" • "Shake, Rattle, and Woof" • "Cadpig Behind Bars" • "Leisure Lawsuit" • "Purred It Through the Grapevine" • "Our Own Digs" • "Goose Pimples (Goose Pamples)" • "Two Faces of Anita" • "The Fungus Among Us" • "Market Mayhem" • "Lucky to be Alone" • "Four Stories Up" • "It's a Swamp Thing" • "Roll Out the Pork Barrel" • "Alive N' Chicken" • "Prima Doggy" • "You Say It's Your Birthday" • "Oozy Does It" • "Barnboozled" • "Citizen Canine" • "Full Metal Pullet" • "Dough the Right Thing" • "Frisky Business" • "Cadet of the Month" • "Valentine Daze" • "Close But No Cigar" • "Invasion of the Doggy Snatchers" • "Smoke Detectors" • "Lobster Tale" • "Double Dog Dare" • "Mooove It On Over" • "Shipwrecked" • "Mall Pups" • "Shrewzle Watch" • "The Life You Save" • "Spots and Shots" • "On the Lamb" • "Treasure of Swamp Island" • "Lord of the Termites" • "Fountain of Youth" • "Walk a Mile in My Tracks" • "Cruella World" • "Hail to the Chief" • "Food for Thought" • "The Maltese Chicken" • "Film Fatale" • "My Fair Chicken" • "Snow Bounders" • "Gnaw or Never" • "Poison Ivy" • "Twelve Angry Pups" • "The Good-bye Chick" • "Robo-Rolly" • "Splishing and Splashing" • "Virtual Lucky" • "Cupid Pups" • "The Artist Formerly Known as Spot" • "The Nose Knows" • "K is for Kibble" • "Humanitarian of the Year" • "Beauty Pageant Pandemonium" • "Hog-Tied" • "Coup DeVil" • "Every Little Crooked Nanny" • "Cone Head" • "Channels" • "Un-Lucky" • "The Making of..." • "Best of Show" • "Walk on the Wild Side" • "Horace and Jasper's Big Career Move" • "DeVil-Age Elder" • "Jurassic Bark" • "My Fair Moochie" • "Dog Food Day Afternoon" • "Spot's Fairy God-Chicken" • "Good Neighbor Cruella" • "Animal House Party" • "Dalmatian Vacation, Part I - Road Warriors" • "Dalmatian Vacation, Part II - Cross-Country Calamity" • "Dalmatian Vacation, Part III - Dearly Beloved"

101 Dalmatian Street
Shorts: "Merry Pups" • "Muddy Pups" • "Prank Pups" • "Ransom Pups" • "Target Pups" • "Yoga Pups" • "Jurassic Pups" "Space Pups" • "Disco Pups" • "Diva Pups"
Season One: "Dog's Best Friend" • "Boom Night" • "Power to the Puppies" • "Who The Dog Do You Think You Are?" • "Walkies on the Wild Side" • "May Contain Nuts" • "Winter Funderland" • "Snow Day" • "Perfect Match" • "All Fired Up" • "Poetry Scam" • "Crushed Out" • "Girls' Day Out" • "The Woof Factor" • "The Nose Job" • "My Fair Dolly" • "Flea-Mageddon" • "A Right Royal Rumble" • "Dal-Martians" • "A Date with Destiny... Dallas and Déjà Vu" • The Wow of MiaowFear WindowThe Dog HouseA Summer to RememberLong Tongue DayDoggy Da VinciLondon, We Have a ProblemIt's My PartyFox in the Dog HouseFetchDon't Push Your LuckThe Curse of the FerrydogThe Walls Are AliveDiamond DogsRide AlongPoodlewolfThe Longest NightBalancing ActDawkins Strikes BackPoodlefall!Dotty DancingYappily Ever AfterD-FactorPuppy DreamsDante's InfernoBetter The De Vil You KnowThe De Vil Wears Puppies

Locations
LondonRegents ParkHell HallDinsfordDearly FarmGruteley CountyCherry Tree FarmHouse of DeVil
Songs
Films: Cruella De VilKanine KrunchiesDalmatian PlantationPlayful MelodyI See SpotsTry AgainYou're the OneDigga Digga DogSo Fabulous, So Fierce

Animated Storybook: I Love FurPuppies, Oh, PuppiesTwilight BarkUp the StairCover Yourselves with Soot
TV Series: 1-0-1Dalmatian VacationSurf PuppiesI Got My Pups With MeIt's A Dog's LifeIn The HouseDolly's RapDogs Are Out For Summer SunIt's A PrankWe're Sending You Love
Deleted: Don't Buy a Parrot from a SailorMarch of the One Hundred and OneCheerio, Good-Bye, Toodle-oo, Hip Hip!One Hundred and OneThe Creation of Cruella De Vil

See Also
Cruella's carJasper and Horace's truckThe Thunderbolt Adventure HourThe Disney AfternoonHouse of MouseOnce Upon a TimeThe Further Adventures of Thunderbolt

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