- “''Skipper wouldn't care. Plan or no! Fancy equipment or no! He'd never leave a man behind!
Skipper is the leader of the penguins in the Madagascar franchise, and appears in Madagascar, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, the film Penguins of Madagascar and the TV series The Penguins of Madagascar.
Throughout the franchise, Skipper is described to be commando, fearless, intelligent, and quick.
Skipper is a table-head-sized adelie penguin with sapphire-blue eyes, orange beak, and a short black tail.
- The line that Skipper says in Madagascar, "We've been ratted out, boys," comes from Jack Nicholson's character the Joker from the 1989 Tim Burton film Batman.
- Skipper has been ranked #37 on Empire's 50 Best Animated Characters.
|Alex • Marty • Melman • Gloria • King Julien XIII • Maurice • Mort|
|Skipper • Private • Kowalski • Rico|
|Mason and Phil • Gia • Stefano • Vitaly|
|The North Wind|
|Classified • Eva • Short Fuse • Corporal|
|Lemurs • Ted • Florrie • Zuba • Moto Moto • Sonya • Esmeralda, Esperanza and Ernestina • Manu and Maya • Dancing Dogs • Marlene|
|Fossas • Nana • Makunga • Teetsi • Mr. Chew • Chantel DuBois • Dave • Octopuses • Karl • Chauncey|