Professor VanOuchie is a fictional character created by Jozef K. Richards who is based on, developed by, and portrayed by Chris Ouchie. His first appearance was in a short story written by Richards in 1998 entitled "Professor VanOuchie's Warning". He first appeared on-screen in 2002 in a follow-up to another skit entitled "Fat Steve Cribs", starring Fat Steve, and has been played by Chris Ouchie ever since. He was a recurring character in all seasons of the original "Friday Night Weekly" series and appeared in 4 episodes of the 2013 "Friday Night Weekly" series. It is the character most widely featured in the history of King's Tower Productions, predating the idea of the company itself.