Pretty Boy is Leonard's pet bird who stays at home with Mr. Jolly. He's a grumpy, mean-spirited, sarcastic bird. He does whatever he can to help his friends, and is an honest guy.


Pretty Boy is a bossy, big-mouthed canary with a Napoleon complex. He yells at everyone for everything. He loves seed bells and soaps. He also has a wonderful singing voice.


Pretty Boy is a canary with green feathers and an orange beak.

Role in the series

Pretty Boy is featured in the subplots of the series along with Mr. Jolly and they have adventures of their own. They however left the house twice in the series, when they thought they were each missing and when Leonard and Scott brought them on pet day. In one episode, Pretty Boy migrated and Scott and Leonard went to get him back.

Role in the film

In the movie, he stays at home with Spot and Jolly while Leonard and his mom are on vacation. After spot leaves to see Dr. Ivan Krank, he and Jolly cover for him. Later, they find out that Dr. Krank turns animals into mutants and go to save Spot. After hitching a ride on a plane, hitch a ride with a biker gang, and getting lost in Cuba, they get to Florida by a garbage truck and find Leonard and they find out about what happened to Spot. Spot (who is now a man) arrives and they warn him that Leonard's gonna turn into a dog. When they get to the lab, a battle and an explosion begin turning Krank into a mouse and Spot back to a dog. Afterward, they hid under the RV's beds to get home as part of Spot's plan.


  • In one episode, Pretty Boy gets the last line: "When we get home, I'm gonna give him such a peck on the--".
  • In the show, Pretty Boy sings operatically, but in the movie, he sings in his normal voice.


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Teacher's PetEpisode ListTeacher's Pet: The Movie
Leonard HelpermanSpot Helperman/Scott Leadready IIMary HelpermanPrincipal StricklerLeslie DunklingPretty BoyMr. JollyIan WazselewskiTyler, Trevor, and TaylorChelsey and KelseyYounghee MandlebomTallulahRuthDr. Ivan KrankDennis and AdeleMiss DewygoodEmma
"Muttamorphosis" • "Pet Project" • "Movin' on Pup" / "Escaping Dog Trick" • "A Lick is Still a Kiss" • "Being Mrs. Leadready" • "Let Sleeping-Over Dogs Lie" / "Costume Pity Party" • "Scott's Honor" • "Fifi" • "Bad to the Bone" / "Always Knock the Postman Twice" • "You Can't Bite City Hall" • "A Dog for All Seasons" • "Tallulahpalooza" • "Saving Mr. Jolly" / "Rule of Paw" • "Never Take Candy from a Kindergartner" • "A Few Good Boys" • "Bad Fur Day" • "The Tale of the Telltale Taffy" • "Don't Count Your Chickies Before They Hatch" • "No Substitutions, Please" • "Mr. Jolly: Man...or Mouser?" / "Party Animal" • "Taint Valentine's Day" • "Strickler's Pet" / "Fresh 'n' Frozey Chocolaccino" • "The Grass Seed is Always Greener..." • "Don't it Make My Brown Eyes Green" • "What's Sweat Got to Do with It?" • "Dogfight" • "Science Not Fair" • "To Bee or Not to Bee" • "One Dog's Junk" • "Team Scott" / "Take Me Out of the Ball Game" • "Inspector Leadready II" • "The Turkey That Came to Dinner • "Double Dog Dare" • "Attack of the 50 Inch Girl" • "The Flipper" • "The Blight Before Christmas" • "All About Eavesdropping" • "The Nose Knows" / "Don't Bite the Hound That Feeds You" • "A Breed Apart"
I, Ivan KrankSmall But MightyA Whole Bunch of WorldTake the Money and RunI Wanna Be a BoyI'm Moving OnProud to Be a DogA Boy Needs a Dog
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