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Pitfall Harry is the protagonist of the Pitfall series of video games.

History[]

Harry is an explorer, seeking treasures of ancient civilizations.

While mostly only seeking treasure, Harry has also saved people in distress and even thwarted a shaman priest from causing the destruction of El Dorado in the past.

At some point he had a son, Pitfall Harry Jr.

Pitfall also has a niece named Rhonda according to [[Pitfall II: Lost Caverns]] where he has to rescue her.

Personality,[]

Though mostly a generic explorer/treasure hunter archetype in the earlier games, Harry was given a personality in Pitfall: The Lost Expedition.

He is portrayed as a cocky, sarcastic fast talking egotist who fancies himself a ladies man. He is however also portrayed as brave, honorable and and selfless. In Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure, his personality is more silly, cartoonish and a bit doofy, but is nonetheless still adventurous and brave.

Harry's father left when he was young, leading to him being raised by a man called David Crane.

Portrayal[]

Harry is portrayed by Steven Jay Blum in his only talking performance.

Trivia[]

  • Harry's adoptive father is named after his creator.
  • Harry is the protagonist of all games in the series except for Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure and Pitfall 3D: Beyond the Jungle. In both of which his son is the playable character.

Games[]

Games this character appeared in;

  1. Pitfall!
  2. Pitfall II: Lost Caverns
  3. Super Pitfall
  4. Pitfall 3D: Beyond the Jungle
  5. Pitfall: The Lost Expedition

Gallery[]

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