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Jake Clawson
Razor2
Statistics
Nationality: Megakat City
Age: 27
Eye Color: Dark
Hair Color: Orange auburn
First Appearance: The Pastmaster Always Rings Twice
Affiliations: SWAT Kats
Enforcers (formerly)
Occupation(s): Garage man
Vigilante Superhero
Enforcer Pilot (formerly)
Vehical: Turbokat
Turbokat Mark II
Weapon: Glovatrix
Sword
Alias: Razor
Voice Actor: Barry Gordon and Michael Sheehan (English)
E.G. Daily (as a young age in "An Internal Message and Rise Of Feral") Ryōichi Tanaka (Japanese dub)


Jake Clawson is one of the two main protagonists of SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron. Together, he and his partner Chance Furlong make up a duo of crime fighting vigilantes known as the SWAT Kats, with Jake, under the alias "Razor", serving as the duo’s mechanic, gunner and maintenance expert. He is voiced by Barry Gordon and Michael Sheehan.

AppearanceEdit

Unlike Chance, Jake is skinny, normal and average size. His fur is rusty red.

PersonalityEdit

Personality-wise, Jake is like Chance, he's fun loving, brave, loyal, generous, and friendly but leadership, confident, uptight, clever and bossiness. He is also the smarter and more athletic of the two, using his genius intellect to create all the weapons the SWAT Kats use during their heroic exploits and martial arts skills to use them. He keeps this up even when under the guise of "Razor". However, unlike Chance he is far more cautious and not much of a risk taker, something Chance likes to push him to do, Jake likes to boss Chance around.

Though, as the gunner, Jake does hold a lot of weight on his shoulders as every shot he takes he could accidentally hurt an innocent bystander. In "Razor's Edge" Dark Kat exploits that and causes him to lose his confidence and puts them in jeopardy when they take to the skies once again.

His confidence is restored soon, but there just may still be that lingering doubt in his mind that may haunt him on every mission he goes on.

BackgroundEdit

Jake

Not much is known about Razor's past prior to his dismissal from the Enforcers.

One day, Jake and Chance were chasing after Dark Kat as Enforcers and thanks to Chance's superior piloting, Jake was able to lock a target on Dark Kat's ship. Both were ready to shoot down the evil villain but their superior, Enforcers commander Ulysses Feral, told the two to stand down and allow him to take Dark Kat alone. Seeing the stupidity of Feral's plan, Jake and Chance decided to rebel against orders and take the shot. However, Feral used his wing to tip theirs', causing Jake to miss Dark Kat and Chance to spiral out of control and crash right into the Enforcers' HQ. Needless to say, Dark Kat escaped thanks to Feral's interference.

While he was okay, Feral took his anger out on Jake and Chance and dismissed them as Enforcers. He then sent them to work at the local salvage garage to pay off the damages Feral caused. Still, Jake and Chance wouldn't have it, using the parts far the salvage yard, they created the powerful Turbokat jet and many more vehicles. Jake created many weapons from the scrap and the two became the SWAT Kats.

The Return of SWAT KatsEdit

After Mayor Buford Manx is Retired his Tough Youngest Cousin Mayor Ted Manx's Give Order to Chance and Jake something a New Turbokat a 1936 Rolls Royce Phantom III Limo,they created the powerful Turbokat and Paint all of it and Put Turbokat Marked Two.


Madkats and the SWAT Kats:Season 1 Episode 12 Edit

Supt. Ace King reinstates Chance and Jake after Ulysses Feral's Fired and Replacement at the Enforcer Board

TriviaEdit

  • A running gag in the series is Calico Briggs' affection for him over Chance. He feels like an easygoing and confident just like Chance's. He makes a note of liking said attention which confuses/infuriates Chance. This affection also spreads through time as her ancestor also preferred him over Chance which amazed him and Chance.
  • He wears army green boxer shorts as a part of his Enforcer background. As found in a long since forgotten interview with co-creator Christian Trembly. You won't find the Interview, because the only website that had it was deleted.
  • His last name, Clawson, was never mentioned in the series until The Return of SWAT Kats & Madkats and the SWAT Kats:Season 1-2
  • In two episodes "An Internal Message" and "Rise Of Feral", young Jake/Razor is voiced by Elizabeth "E.G." Daily who is the best known for Tommy Pickles in the "Rugrats" along with young Chance/T-Bone.
  • In all the episodes, Jake is bossy who tells Chance what to do.
  • Chance/T-Bone's nickname for Jake/Razor is "Sure-shot."
  • Jake/Razor's personality code is "Smart and Bossy".