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Mark "Baby" Cakes
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Voiced By:

Brad Neely

First Appearance:

"Rewind, Pause, Pay!"

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Mark "Baby" Cakes is a philosophical and likely autistic 30-year-old man.

BiographyEdit

He likely has mental problems; one example is in "Dream Reamer", when he is unable to distinguish reality from his imagination. Two episodes later, in "The Perfect Lecture", when his idea for energy bars is accepted, he tries for more unusual flavors, causing them to be recalled. Subsequently, he misinterprets a conversation with the Dean in "Is College Worth It?" and takes on a false identity in an attempt to repay those affected by the Dean's greed. Five episodes afterward, in "Total Validation", his insanity drives his father to the point of threatening to cut off their ties should the man-child's antics continue. Two episodes later, in "Prank Week", a dream of his causes him to hunt down those he sees as witches, such as Steve and even his own father.

Often, he gets through his life without receiving retribution for his actions. His false identity, a character portrayed by Kevin Costner, causes the real Costner to be executed, and although the incident is never brought up again, Baby Cakes is never seen being punished for this. Furthermore, his capturing of the "witches" is merely seen as an elaborate prank for Prank Week, and he is given a parade in his honor instead of a punishment. This isn't always the case, however, as his father has taken action in the hopes of correcting his son's intolerable behavior. In addition, his being indecisive and commentary in "A Gentleman's Bet" is what causes a think tank to debate longer than need be, causing Pony, one of the think tank members, to attack the man-child.

Despite the above, Baby Cakes is shown to care for his friends. He helps free them from punishment due to the Mayor in "Dean vs. Mayor", then assists Frank when he claims to be attacked by a spirit in "Coming Out of the Casket". Later, in "Best Face Forward", he further helps Frank when his anus takes over the rest of his body by searching for a spell to reverse this takeover.

His role in being on campus is ambiguous, as his age is far higher than that of a typical college student. Some episodes show that he's a student; in "Secret Society", he is seen being taught by Sammy and retaking the final exam along with the other students in "Chinese New Year". Additionally, he is claimed to be enrolled as a student "for like the 12th time," by Steve, in "The Perfect Lecture". However, this raises questions as to how he got into a staff-only prom in "Prom Face/Off", since he isn't shown to have any occupation other than a possible student on campus. Even then, Frank questions if Baby Cakes is a student in "Rewind, Pause, Pay!".

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