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Meet the Characters

WILSON

Wilson

Wilson is the older brother. He's more responsible, wears glasses, and enjoys facts. Wilson loves being in America and traveling to new places – both well known (like New York City or San Francisco) or lesser known (like an Old West shoot-out show in Tucson, Arizona, or an alligator rescue place near Miami, Florida.) Wilson can be silly and funny like Ditch. He loves to sing and do different voices. Wilson always drives the van, makes the plan where he and Ditch are going to travel, and loves "teaching" things he's read about where the gopher brothers are visiting. Wilson loves Ditch, his GoBro (that's short for "Gopher Brother"), but will sometimes ignore him just so he can continue talking and get some interesting info out. Wilson can sometimes get nervous and scared – especially when on a high height. Wilson does miss home – the tiny gopher village in Eastern Europe where the GoBros grew up – and becomes sad and almost cries when he talks about Mommy. Ditch tells him not to be "a mushy gushy weepy gopher.")Check out Wilson's blog!

DITCH

Ditch

Ditch is the younger brother. He's sillier, likes adventures and doesn't really plan ahead. Ditch makes up on-the-spot crazy songs, doesn't have many fears, and quickly listens to Wilson's facts or instructions before he just goes and does whatever he really wants to do. Ditch is so happy to be in America, and always dreamed of coming to this country. He loves traveling around, being cool, and taking advantage of all the fun and odd places he and Wilson visit. Ditch loves to eat food, any kind of food, so he's always looking forward to a new place and what the local restaurants are serving! Ditch loves his brother Wilson (his "GoBro") and respects his knowledge, but also likes to annoy him, play tricks on him, or sing when Wilson is trying to teach some new information. Ditch loves talking about wacky relatives – especially Uncle Kerblintz ("who's a tall, ugly giant") and his gopher Aunt Kishka would rides a goat while singing opera. Ditch can get obsessed with certain things – a kind of food he wants to eat, someone's fun job, or how a picture reminds him of a funny-looking relative from home. Ditch does draw a comic strip of every new place he and Wilson visit. Check it out!