This article is about Heinz Doofenshmirtz from the 2nd Dimension. You may be looking for the 1st Dimension Doofenshmirtz or Emperor Doofenshmirtz from an altered 1st Dimension future.

"Oh well, time to start the invasion! And somebody get me a muffin."
— Doofenshmirtz announcing the invasion[src]

Heinz Doofenshmirtz was the head ruler of the 2nd Dimension's Tri-State Area, as well as that dimension's counterpart of Heinz Doofenshmirtz and the patriarch of the Doofenshmirtz family. He is currently on the run from the law after escaping prison for his crimes against humanity.

Early life

Unlike his 1st Dimension counterpart, this Doofenshmirtz apparently had a perfect childhood. This childhood is never specified, other than the fact that he lost his left eye (which he now keeps in a small pouch) for unspecified reasons and being forced to wear an eye-patch as a result. He also had a beloved toy train called Choo-Choo, which he eventually lost. The loss took a toll on his emotions, molding him into a malevolent villain. Due to the fact that 2nd dimension Heinz Doofenshmirtz had a perfect childhood (besides the loss of his train), it is unknown if there is a 2nd Dimension Roger Doofenshmirtz and if he shares a perfect childhood with Heinz-2.

Doofenshmirtz grew up to be an evil scientist, and moved to Danville, where he would meet and fell in love with a woman named Charlene. After the two married, Charlene would later give birth to their daughter Vanessa. Years later, after setting up his own evil company, Doofenshmirtz developed a goal to take over his Tri-State Area by creating and mass-producing a giant army of robots called the Norm Bots. The O.W.C.A., having caught wind of his plot, sent over their best agent, Perry the Platypus, to stop Doof at all costs.

However, being far more intelligent and devious in nature than the O.W.C.A. originally thought, Doofenshmirtz managed to defeat Perry (whether or not it was because they were at odds with one another because Perry was a secret agent out to stop him is unclear) and transformed him into Platyborg, assigning him as his new second-in-command and general of the Norm Bots. Doofenshmirtz then sent out Platyborg and the Normbots on a full-scale invasion on the Tri-State Area, which turned out to be a complete success. As a result, all businesses in the Tri-State Area fell under the Doofenshmirtz family's control, as Doof thrusts it into a reign in which all civilians must wear Dooferalls and play Doofopoly while Platyborg and the Norm Bots are assigned to enforce his reign and keep it clear from any opposition. At some point during the Doofenshmirtz family's reign, a young girl named Candace had enough and founded the Resistance, an organization bent on ending their rule once and for all. For 5 years, Doofenshmirtz and the Resistance have been at odds ever since, paralleling the lifelong feud between the 1st Dimension's Perry and Dr. Doofenshmirtz, but Doofenshmirtz managed to maintain his family's rule in the Tri-State Area, leaving the Resistance with little to no success. Around the same time during the Doofenshmirtz family's reign, Charlene (who turns out to be just as evil and intelligent as him) manages to capture 25 more of O.W.C.A.'s agents and turned into Animal-Borgs to serve for the Doofenshmirtz family and help maintain their rule. To provide more benefits for their family, Doof and Charlene filed a fake divorce to gain financial advantages (such as tax records, coupon mail, junk yard sales, and separate vacation trips).

Present life

Doofenshmirtz meets Doofenshmirtz-1 when he slides into his office on a theme ride-like chair. At first, the two become friends and sung, just before Phineas-1, Ferb-1, and Perry-1 enter the office as well. Doofenshmirtz instantly recognizes Perry-1 as a secret agent, but Doofenshmirtz-1 is unconvinced, as is Phineas-1 and Ferb-1, as Perry is in his mindless pet mode. Doofenshmirtz's attempt to unmask Perry's identity by having Platyborg assault Perry fail when he appears to be unharmed. Trying harder, Doofenshmirtz reveals more of his more sinister personality than that of Doofenshmirtz-1's by commanding Platyborg to attack Phineas-1 and Ferb-1 next. As a result of this, Perry-1 is forced to reveal his identity to stop Platyborg from harming them. The trio then makes their escape, and both Doofenshmirtzes cry out, "Curse you, Perry the Platypus!"

Later, Doofenshmirtz finds out about his counterpart's incompetence when Doofenshmirtz-1 continues to fail in identifying Perry to be his nemesis after showing him a set of photos of Perry in both pet mode and secret agent mode. He then tells him of his loss of Choo-Choo, to which he finds out that Doofenshmirtz-1, ironically, had a much harsher childhood. Doofenshmirtz then decides to conquer the 1st Dimension's Tri-State Area to see if it's so hard to invade than the 2nd one.

As part of his plan, Doofenshmirtz had his original counterpart to create another Other Dimension-inator. He also announces to Perry via news broadcast that if he turns himself in, then Phineas-1 and Ferb-1 will continue to go by unharmed. Perry turns himself in as promised, but when Doofenshmirtz-1 explains that Phineas-1 and Ferb-1 had actually helped him in making the machine work like before, Doofenshmirtz decides to renege on the deal, preparing to hunt the two boys down and have them fix the machine. He later attempted to use Perry as leverage against Phineas-1 and Ferb-1, but Perry distracts him, Doofenshmirtz-1, Platyborg, and the Norm Bots with an image of a naked Major Monogram having a shower and he escapes with his owners and their companions. However, the Norm Bots manage to recapture Perry, Phineas-1, Ferb-1, and Candace-1 after a brief chase in the mine-cart railroads used by the Resistance.

Doofenshmirtz soon becomes annoyed by Phineas-1's constant refusal to fix the Other Dimension-inator, but when Phineas-1 inadvertently reminds of why would he do something that would lead to his world's self-destruction, Doofenshmirtz-1 finds out how the two boys did it: all they did was taking out the self-destruct button which everything was wired in. Following the boys' instructions, Doofenshmirtz-1 finally manages to power up the machine, and Doofenshmirtz is very delighted. He then sentences Perry-1 and the Flynn-Fletcher kids to be eaten by his pet Goozim, along with Doofenshmirtz-1 when he annoys him, but the five are rescued by Candace, who tosses them a remote version of the Other Dimension-inator, which they use to travel several dimensions. Meanwhile, Doofenshmirtz uses the rebuilt Other Dimension-inator to enter the 1st Dimension, and activates the original one to ensure that the portal is stable enough for his vast army of Norm Bots to get through. With that in mind, Doofenshmirtz unleashes the Norm Bots into the 1st Dimension, preparing to force the citizens of the Tri-State Area to accept him as their new leader.


Doofenshmirtz is arrested for his crimes against humanity.

However, the 1st Dimension characters, led by Phineas-1, Ferb-1, and Perry, all retaliate, destroying many Norm Bots. Phineas-1 and Perry-1 confront Doofenshmirtz and eventually manage to defeat Platyborg and destroy a satellite dish controlling the Norm Bots, to which Doofenshmirtz angrily attempts to eliminate them once and for all, along with a recently arrived Ferb-1, by smashing them with a larger robotic version of himself. But before he can do so, Doofenshmirtz-1 arrives to the rescue and angrily orders his evil counterpart to stop. Doofenshmirtz-1 then hands him his own Choo-Choo in an effort to resolve his evil counterpart's backstory, and Doofenshmirtz immediately changes his ways, activating the self-destruct device on all of the Norm-Bots, leaving no evidence. Personally agreeing never to come back to the 1st Dimension again, Doofenshmirtz happily returns to the 2nd Dimension, only to be arrested by Francis Monogram and the Firestorm Girls for his crimes against the civilians of the Tri-State Area, much to his dismay. (Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension)


The Doofenshmirtz family escape from the Resistance.

As of currently, Doofenshmirtz is seen sitting in his prison cell for two months, enduring the presence of his toy train. Eventually, though Candace is relieved that Doofenshmirtz is finally brought to justice, she is shocked to learn that most of O.W.C.A.'s agents are turned into ruthless cyborgs. She then pays a visit to Doofenshmirtz's cell, where he revealed that his ex-wife Charlene is the one responsible for capturing the agents and turning them into the cyborgs they are now. Candace then swore to find Charlene and bring her in, and coerced Doofenshmirtz into helping her by threatening to take his Choo-Choo away while he can still remain his life in prison. Having no choice, Doofenshmirtz leads Candace into Charlene's penthouse, where it is revealed that both of them pretended to be divorced for financial advantages (such as coupon mail, tax records, junk yard sales, and separate vacation trips) during Doofenshmirtz's reign. Also it is the revealed that the attack in the park and the attempted kidnapping of Perry were all but diversions to trick the Resistance into freeing Heinz. With that in mind, Charlene sets her Animal-borgs to place her, Phineas, and Platyborg as prisoners, allowing Doofenshmirtz to go free. Charlene is also annoyed of having her husband focusing his attention on his silly toy train, so she just throws it away, resulting Doofenshmirtz to go back to his evil ways. Following a battle between the animal cyborgs and the arriving Resistance members, which end with almost all animal cyborgs being freed of their evil programming, Candace is about to take both Doofenshmirtz and Charlene into custody, only to be interrupted by the couple's daughter Vanessa. After a brief moment of reconciliation, Vanessa suddenly aids both her parents and Pandaborg to escape by having her boyfriend Tony Marzulo to drive them away in a hover car. As the notorious Doofenshmirtz family escape from the Resistance, Doofenshmirtz recognizes Tony as the boy whom he banished earlier because of his interest towards Vanessa. ("Tales from the Resistance: Back to the 2nd Dimension")

Skills and abilities

Much like his original counterpart, Doofenshmirtz can make revolutionary technology, in less than a day. In spite of having lost his left eye, Doof has excellent eye accuracy, as shown when he spotted Phineas-1 trying to pull himself up to destroy his -inator and managed to stop this by perfectly throwing a razor disc to cut the cord that Phineas-1 was pulling on.

The primary trait that Doofenshmirtz shows is his high intelligence. For one example, he planted a clever ruse of turning a captive Perry-1 into a cyborg to lure Phineas-1 and Ferb-1 into a trap, knowing how much they truly care for him (despite telling them earlier that Perry-1 was using them as a cover). He even staged up a fake divorce with his wife Charlene to ensure of their family's safety and finances in case he would be overthrown and imprisoned for life.

He is extremely skilled in robotics, as he was able to create and mass-produce an entire army of Norm Bots to take over his Tri-State Area and enforce his reign, as well as creating a satellite that allows him to control the Norm-Bots during his attempt to take over the 1st Dimension Tri-State Area. His skills in robotics has extended to the same situation when he turned Perry into Platyborg, as well as molding his Tri-State Area into his own image, as it is more technologically advanced than its original counterpart (though such technology is only shown to keep people in line rather than benefiting them).

Another notable difference between Doofenshmirtz and his 1st Dimension counterpart is the fact that he is able to recognize Perry the Platypus as a secret agent (even when Perry is in pet mode or isn't wearing his fedora hat), something which 1st Dimension Doofenshmirtz is mentally incapable of doing, much to Doofenshmirtz's annoyance.


"Wait, let me try something. Platyborg..... do the same thing to those two boys."
— Doofenshmirtz showing his true sinister nature by ordering the beatings of Phineas-1 and Ferb-1 to successfully expose Perry-1's secret identity

Out of most of the 2nd Dimension characters, Doofenshmirtz has the most personality differentiation from his counterpart. As the head dictator of the 2nd Dimension's Tri-State Area, Doofenshmirtz is actually more evil, intelligent, and successful than his 1st Dimension self; at one point, he planted up a clever ruse of turning the 1st Dimension Perry the Platypus into a cyborg in order to successfully lure Phineas-1 and Ferb-1 into revealing themselves in an effort to save him so that he himself can trap them. Very cunning and scheming in general, he immediately seizes any chances available to gain more power; when he learns that his 1st Dimension self-created a machine that allows him to go to other dimensions, he decides to use the machine to conquer the 1st Dimension's Tri-State Area, although this was more of a way to see if said Tri-State Area was more difficult to conquer than the 2nd Dimension's.

Unlike his original self, Doofenshmirtz is actually also willing to eliminate those that pose as some significant obstacle in his plan (or at least those that disappointed him in some way), once ordering the beating of the 1st Dimension selves of Phineas and Ferb in order to successfully expose the 1st Dimension Perry's secret identity. He then ordered the feeding of the same Phineas, Ferb, and Perry, along with the 1st Dimension selves of Candace and even Doofenshmirtz-1 to a Goozim; Phineas-1 and Ferb-1 for refusing to reconstruct the Otherdimensionator, Perry for failing as leverage against the boys, Candace-1 for being incidental, and Doofenshmirtz-1 for just being plain annoying to him. However, this plan failed, thanks to the rescue of an arriving Candace. He would later attempt to strike down Phineas-1, albeit with a baseball launcher, when he begins to stop his plans, but he was foiled by Perry. He then attempted to eliminate Phineas-1, Ferb-1, and Perry once and for all by crushing them with a fist from his giant robot shortly afterwards, but he was interrupted by Doofenshmirtz-1, who tells him to stop.

Despite him being a darker and more sinister version of the 1st Dimension Doofenshmirtz, he still has his flaws and lighter sides, like his 1st Dimension counterpart: he would burst out into monologues; he sometimes slips into a goofy personality, very briefly so; and he, in an act of irony, would also mindlessly include self-destruct devices on his Norm Bots. He also appears to be much more emotionally unstable than his counterpart, since he became far more evil than him despite only losing a toy train (even Doofenshmirtz-1 finds this to be a stupid reason to be evil and brings up his far unhappier childhood for comparison). Additionally, his good side immediately returned when Doofenshmirtz-1 loaned over his own toy train, causing him to change his mind in taking over the 1st Dimension Tri-State Area and end his reign in the 2nd Dimension Tri-State Area. Also, in spite of his evil ways, Doofenshmirtz genuinely loves and cares for his wife Charlene (who shares much of his personality in general) and their daughter Vanessa (who was willing enough to help him and Charlene escape from Resistance custody).

Physical Appearance

Doofenshmirtz possesses the same physical appearance as his 1st Dimension counterpart. However, he has a slightly different hairstyle; wears a black buttoned-up lab-coat, gray pants, black boots, gray gloves, and an eye-patch with a scar running over it. The eyepatch is to cover his left eye socket which is stitched up or scarred. He doesn't slouch; and he has the ability to grow facial hair, something that the 1st Dimension Doofenshmirtz wanted to have ("Crack That Whip"). During his stay in prison, he wear an orange jump suit, a white undershirt, and black shoes.


Perry the Platyborg

2nd Dimension Doof with Platyborg

Doofenshmirtz ordering Perry to attack Perry-1 to give out his identity

Perry, a.k.a. "The Platyborg", is Doofenshmirtz's loyal second-in-command and Norm Bot Army general, to whom he often issues commands. They may have possibly been rivals in the past while Perry had supposedly been an O.W.C.A. agent before he was captured and converted into the evil half-cyborg hybrid he is now. Doofenshmirtz is also quite permissive with Perry, evident of when Perry accidentally stepped on Doof's foot, Doof remains stoic with Perry despite receiving some pain for it. As Platyborg, Perry only obeys and carries out an order given by Doofenshmirtz, never protesting or displaying ambivalence. Perry doesn't even try to stall when it comes to carrying out the order, as he will always try to find a way to succeed and please Doof, who shows him respect in return. Eventually in the end, after Doofenshmirtz is arrested, Perry is relieved of his evil programming and goes back to being Doofenshmirtz's nemesis.

Heinz Doofenshmirtz (1st Dimension)

Doof Duet

When he and the 1st Dimension Doofenshmirtz meet, they initially befriend each other. However, it went sour when he learns that 1st Dimension Doofenshmirtz is incompetent at being evil and annoying, much to his frustration. Despite teaming up together to capture Perry and force his owners into reconstructing the Otherdimensionator, Doof cannot stand being annoyed around by his 1st Dimension counterpart, so he betrays him and attempts to feed him to his pet Goozim, along with Perry, Phineas, Ferb, and Candace, but fails when Candace-2 reveals herself in the Goozim room and they all manage to escape.

When the 1st Dimension Doofenshmirtz hands over the toy train he'd had as a child, which, alike that of his 2nd dimension counterpart's which had been lost is called 'Choo-Choo', he has a massive change of heart and makes up with his 1st Dimension counterpart. There appears to be mutual forgiveness between the two after that, but it can't be certain.

Candace Flynn (2nd Dimension)

Doofenshmirtz is considered to be Candace's nemesis. Ever since Doofenshmirtz has took over the Tri-State Area and ruled it with an iron fist for five years, Candace felt that he has become a personal threat to herself and her family, and she became bent on putting an end to his reign once for all. This was evident of when she told the 1st Dimension Candace, "He is going DOWN DOWN DOWN!!" Her feud against Doofenshmirtz mirrors those of the relationship between the 1st Dimension Doofenshmirtz and Perry, but despite her deterimination, Doofenshmirtz managed to maintain his rule until his defeat.

Doofenshmirtz and Candace are very cold and merciless towards each other, at one time: Candace threatened to take away Doof's toy train while he can remain in prison for life if he refuses to help her catch his wife Charlene. At another time, when Doofenshmirtz witnessed Candace destroying his Norm-Bots at the doom arena, he furiously ordered more Norm-Bots to get that 'banshee screaming girl' and lock her up in a cell.

After Doofenshmirtz was finally defeated, Candace felt happy that he is finally brought to justice. However, two months later, she is angered to witness Doofenshmirtz and his family escaping from custody; she even tried to blow up their hovercar to stop them from escaping, but was too late.

Charlene Doofenshmirtz (2nd Dimension)

All the Convoluted Reasons We Pretend to be Divorced

Similar to Heinz-1 and Charlene-1, both Heinz and Charlene are seemingly divorced in this dimension. However, it is revealed that the two still love each other and have actually pretended to be divorced for financial advantages, such as tax papers and discount coupons during Heinz's reign in the Tri-State Area. In addition to this, Charlene is shown to be very evil as Heinz, as she turned several of O.W.C.A.'s animal agents into cyborgs similar to how Heinz turned Perry into Platyborg. Despite their strong and faithful relationship, Charlene seems to be annoyed over her husband's cowardice and obsession over his toy train. In the end, they both escape, along with Vanessa and Pandaborg, from the Resistance (thanks to Vanessa's boyfriend Tony Marzulo).

Vanessa Doofenshmirtz (2nd Dimension)


Vanessa is Heinz and Charlene's teenage daughter. Her relationship with her father appears to be strained, as she angrily reprimanded him for banishing every boy who asked her out (most recently, her current boyfriend Tony Marzulo), and telling him she might not lead a social life if this keeps up, to which he makes a nonchalant reply. Heinz also admits that he's very disappointed of the fact that Vanessa doesn't want to show any interest of doing evil. In spite of this, Heinz still remains civilized with Vanessa as he doesn't mind letting her take his blimp to leave for Charlene's by saying, "Tell your mother you had fun though." He even entrusted Vanessa's custody to Charlene in case he would be overthrown and imprisoned for life, which may imply that he still cares for her. In a similar fashion, Vanessa manages to help both her father and mother, as well as Pandaborg, escape from Resistance custody by having Tony to drive them away in a hover car after tricking Candace into letting her have a moment with them. This would indicate that Vanessa may be evil (despite her lack of interest) as her father and that they still care for each other, similar to the relationship between Heinz-1 and Vanessa-1.


Kick It Up a Notch - Doof-2 and Platyborg
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Background Information

2nd Dimension Heinz Doofenshmirtz
  • Website Summary:
    • Molded into an evil dictator by a single unfortunate childhood incident, Dr. Doofenshmirtz has one goal and one goal only; to enforce his dominion over the entire Tri-State Area. He has successfully unleashed his full potential of evil with the help of his cyborg army led by Perry the Platyborg.
  • It is considered irony that Doofenshmirtz never went through any of the 1st Dimension Doofenshmirtz's unfortunate childhood events, such as being forced to dress up as a lawn gnome, being disowned by his parents and being raised by ocelots, etc., and that it only took the loss of his toy train to reshape him into the villain he is now.
  • In the lyrics of Kick It Up A Notch, it shows that Doofenshmirtz is able to find at least two rhymes for evil ("upheaval" and "medieval"), unlike his 1st Dimension self, who made many failed attempts to do so while writing down his own evil jingle ("Does This Duckbill Make Me Look Fat?").
  • He likes to sing, like his 1st Dimension counterpart, and eat muffins.
  • His second-favorite game is backgammon.
  • The magazine confirms that he received his scar from Perry, who smacked him across the patch with his mace-arm while saluting him. (Although this does not explain how he had the scar as a child).
  • It is unknown if he had a brother named Roger in his dimension.


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