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Prior to Dethklok[]

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Offdensen's many accomplishments as displayed in his office

Very little is known about his life before meeting Dethklok as the only hints to his childhood or family is him describing his father as having "strong hands". We at least known that he attended BS University[1] around the 1980s where he would graduate with a "Dildosaurus Exemplitorius" in "Secret Teachings" and was a very skilled fencer placing first in a 1985 tournament, as well as many other accomplishments in multiple fields. We also see four of Dethklok's members encounter his predecessor at The Depths of Humanity making it very clear that he was not the first person to manage the group.

Season 1[]

Charles Foster Offdensen makes his debut in "Dethwater,"  where he requests yet more money for Dethklok to re-re-record an album in the Mariana Trench.  He shows no signs of intimidation by Nathan's initial outburst, though he does tend to heed the words and warnings of the band when he obeys Dethklok's alcohol-induced plans for their new dethphones in "Dethtroll."

This lack of intimidation continues throughout the season, which ultimately helps to reveal Offdensen's repressed dark side and brutality.  He shows his desire to help Dethklok in any way he can, which includes band therapy in "Performanceklok" and protecting the band's investments in "Murdering Outside the Box" when he suggests the band blame their own embezzlement scheme on a recently deceased Klokateer.  He goes on to show his lack of squeamishness towards death in "Mordland" when the Jomfru Brothers attempt to blackmail Dethklok.

Offdensen's typical stick-in-the-mud personality and persistent lectures of wise spending get on Dethklok's nerves throughout the season, until he encourages the band to go all out in "Fat Kid at the Dethharmonic" for tax reasons.  Despite all of this though, he always has the band's best interests in mind, as seen in "Skwisklok" when he tries to comfort Skwisgaar after seeing evidence of crying.  This can also be seen in "Dethstars" when he warns the band against a possible band backlash if their movie images fail to impress the audience.

Charles's role in the series is toned down a bit after that until towards the end.

Offdensen's warnings about safety precautions continue until the season finale, "The Metalocalypse Has Begun." Also in the finale, Offdensen's brutality comes into the light when he defends Toki and Skwisgaar against the Metal Masked Assassin.  He breaks the assassin's arm and stabs him in the back with his own knife before roundhouse kicking him into the Gdańsk Bay.

Season 2[]

In Dethecution, Offdensen finds Dethklok has become a bit moody since they were attacked in "The Metalocalypse Has Begun" (with Dethklok and the rest of the world believing they were attacked by radical Dethklok fans). He tries to get the band to get back to work, only to have them start referring to him as a robot. He finally manages to convince them to do a show, at a mass execution of death row criminals. After the show, Dethklok calls a meeting with Offdensen to apologize to him for calling him a robot and the show ends with Nathan saying "Keep up the great work. See you later.", showing that in their own way Dethklok appreciates what Offdensen does for them.

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Charles talking with Melmord Fjordslorn

Offdensen managed to secure global license to instantly and secretly trace, capture, torture and imprison all those who illegally download or record Dethklok's music. These victims are simply publicly listed as "missing," but are secretly imprisoned and tortured at Mordhaus, where they are driven to insanity by forcibly exposing them to Dethklok's music at extremely high volumes ("Dethvengeance"). He also had set up a worldwide embargo on all Dethklok Tribute bands, but repealed the ban in order for Dethklok to get closer to their fans.

In P.R. Pickles, due to Liz Bane's Exodus P.R. Firm, Pickles becomes the most popular member of Dethklok, causing the rest of Dethklok to become jealous, demanding Offdensen gets them their own P.R. person. Offdensen tries to explain he is a P.R. person, but they say they want a "real P.R. person" (meaning in their logic, a lady P.R. person). The rest of Dethklok decide to start their own P.R. Firm. Offdensen confronts Dethklok after they spend $17 million, for nothing as their P.R. Firm hadn't increased sales whatsoever.

In Black Fire Upon Us, Offdensen becomes very preoccupied about security during Dethklok's new album release party, appointing an elite group of Klokateers to protect Dethklok and constructing a high-powered shield to surround Mordhaus. During the Revengencers attack, he is shot down by a crossbow off his hoverbike while he is being chased by the Metal Masked Assassin. The Assassin then proceeds to brutally beat him up and attempts to torture him before killing him, but he is saved by Nathan Explosion. Nathan even says "That's my bread and butter you're fucking with" the same line said by Offdensen at the end of the first season's finale when he saved Toki and Skwisgaar. However, the episode's final shot leaves Offdensen's fate unclear.

Season 3[]

In the first episode of Season 3, "RenovationKlok", it starts with a flashback showing Dethklok and Offdensen's meeting with Crystal Mountain Records CEO, Roy Cornickelson, signing a recording contract. The CEO and Offdensen shake hands with Offdensen stating the way the band is going they will both be very rich. However, the meeting is interrupted by Roy's arrogant son, Damien Cornickelson. Damien insults his father while demanding money, he also mocks Nathan and the band asking what kind of music they played, to which Nathan responds, "DETH METAL!", then punches him in the face. Offdensen prevents the son from punching Nathan (catching the punch with his hand) and Damien is forced leave, but swears revenge on Dethklok. After the meeting Offdensen tells the band they need to pay attention to contractual matters and the flashback ends with Offdensen warning "What if I'm not around in the future?". Back in the present, it appears Offdensen is dead and Dethklok is forced to become their own managers while dealing with repairs to the destroyed Mordhaus (which is now floating high above the earth) and trying to plan their biggest concert to date.

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The funeral.

Dethklok is shown to be completely lost and helpless without Offdensen's guidance. With their poor business decisions, mismanagement, and bad spending habits causing them to lose money. Toki is seen by Pickles mourning Offdensen's death, looking at a picture of Offdensen. Toki tells Pickles he misses their manager and Pickles admits they all do even though they don't say it. When Toki asks why don't say it, Pickles responds (while looking at his locket with Offdensen picture inside), "Because admitting sadness, makes you gay." Toki then tells Pickles "I feel we're taking Dethklok and managing it right down the crapper." Things get even worse when the Klokateers paychecks bounce and Nathan realizes that if their employee's money is fucked up, their money could be as well. It's discovered that Crystal Mountain Records has cut off their unlimited financial freedom unless Dethklok renegotiates their contract. Damien is the man behind the record label's actions, having taken control of the company from his terminally ill father, as a way to get his revenge against Dethklok. Mordhaus' electricity is turned off causing it to fall from the sky, however, Dethklok escapes unharmed. Even The Tribunal takes notice that Dethklok is in peril. Vater Orlaag states "Dethklok lost a truly important part of their empire." (referring to Offdensen). During the Tribunal's meeting, Offdensen's Viking funeral is shown (an honor only high level Dethklok employees receive, with Offdensen being their highest-level employee by far). Senator Stampingston states that with Offdensen gone, Dethklok doesn't have the ability to make educated business decisions and in the meantime, they are squandering billions.

Meanwhile, Dethklok has a meeting with Damien via teleconference. Damien tells the band that they have to renegotiate their contract and if they don't then the label has the right to shut down the upcoming concert (as per their original contract), which Dethklok needs to play as it is the only way to make up for their lost funds. Dethklok, unable to understand contractual matters and out of money, is forced to cut back on spending. They decide to call the record label's bluff and do the concert anyway, without renegotiating. The concert goes as planned at first, however Damien shuts it down literally, by cutting the power. Left with no other option but to renegotiate, Dethklok meets with Damien and two other executives backstage. They are about to sign a new contract when a glasses-less, plain-clothed Offdensen appears ( sporting a scar on his left cheek). Nathan immediately punches Damien. Offdensen says to the band "You boys got a show to do, don't worry, I'll be right here when you're done and have a little meeting with these guys." With this last-minute plot twist, it is confirmed that Offdensen is still alive. On their way back to Mordhaus after a successful concert, Offdensen reveals that he faked his death for the last nine months in order to investigate the large conspiracy involving Dethklok, though he tells them that it's a story for another day; redirecting their attention to pulling the band back together financially. The episode ends showing General Crozier under the control of Salacia mobilizing an army, Salacia watching construction of what appears to be some sort of device in some far off frozen region (this is later revealed to all be part of the Salacia's secret "FalconBack Project").

By the beginning of the second episode TributeKlok, Offdensen is shown to have quickly returned to his duties as Dethklok's manager/protector, repairing the damage done in his absence. He is forced to deal with the fallout after the band pulls out of a benefit concert and Murderface makes a comment which causes fans to lash out in protest. In a meeting with Dethklok he explains how much time and money is spent silencing the media. He explains that they first make an agreement with all participants involved in order to evict all information from the record, of course this means "rounding-up" (e.g. kidnapping) said participants and if there are any problems, they are dealt with. This includes mental reprogramming, facial reconstruction and relocation of any unwilling participants, all done in typical Dethklok fashion. Offdensen goes on to say that this happens every time Murderface has a media disaster (which is often).

Also due to the backlash, Offdensen has decided that in order to get closer to the fans, the embargo on Dethklok tribute bands is repealed. In later meetings he explains that Dethklok has the right to approve/disapprove any said Tribute-bands. During the vote process, Dethklok and Offdensen discover Toki has secretly created the tribute band Thunderhorse, with Toki playing the role of Skwisgaar Skwigelf. The band decides to go see Thunderhorse play. At the Thunderhorse concert, the rest of Dethklok decide to join Toki in Thunderhorse as a way to get back to their roots. This leads to them (as ThunderHorse) getting roped into playing for the same benefit concert they originally pulled out of. Offdensen finds Dethklok suffering from starvation, lack of sleep, and being forced to be their own roadies. Offdensen tries to convince them to give up their gig as Thunderhorse, but they refuse. Offdensen eventually leaves telling them he'll be there if they need him. Right before the show is about to begin, Nathan and the others come to their senses and decide to bail on the concert. Nathan calls Offdensen to send their helicopter to pick them up.

In "FatherKlok", he helps Skwisgaar deal with multiple paternity suits filed by various women whom he had fathered children with. Offdensen has the suits dismissed using typical Dethklok legal maneuvering (Signed Waivers), via signed "Paternity Waivers" which all women who wish to have sex with a member of Dethklok have to sign. While riding back to Mordhaus, Offdensen comments about Skwisgaar's lack of a father and makes a brief remark about his own father, saying that "his father had strong hands", before Skwisgaar says he wants to find his biological father. Offdensen looks just as surprised as the rest of the band when Skwisgaar shockingly announces that he's quitting the band.

In "Doublebookedklok aka The Dead Man", Offdensen, along with being their manager/lawyer/protector, is also shown to be a surrogate father figure to Dethklok to the point they become despondent when Offdensen's job prevents him from spending time with them. This results in Dethklok drunk-booking a concert in Syria, while Offdensen had one booked in Israel for some time. This double-booked concert could potentially spark World War III. Offdensen is furious with Dethklok for the double-booked concerts and points out the potential ramifications of double-booking two middle east nations that happen to be "mortal enemies." However, being the brilliant manager he is, Offdensen comes up with plan to save both Dethklok's business and the world. But while meeting with the UN in an attempt to clear things up, Dethklok's immature antics finish his patience. Eventually, Offdensen puts his foot down and tells them off. Dethklok, believing their manager hates them decides to runaway right before the double-booked concert, forcing Offdensen to patch things up with the band. Offdensen apologizes for not spending time with them and Dethklok manages to do the double-booked concert with the aid of Offdensen's massive holographic projections of Dethklok (allowing them to play in both countries at the same time.) Offdensen's actions and the double-booked concert ultimately lead to peace in the middle east due to the Israeli and Syrian peoples' discovery of a common love of Dethklok music.

It is also revealed by the Tribunal and in flashbacks, that Offdensen witnessed Salacia's conversion of General Crozier, which is suggested to be the reason why he faked his death (possibly to spy on Salacia, Crozier, and the rest of the Tribunal). The Tribunal also speculates he has become aware of the "FalconBack Project" (the name of Salacia's secret project, shown at the end of "RenovationKlok"). At the end of the episode (after Dethklok's historic double-booked Middle East peace concert), Offdensen is seen visiting a secret room where Edgar Jomfru is shown to be alive and now appears to be working for Offdensen (it is unknown if he is working for Offdensen willingly or not).

At that moment, one of the last things we see is a quick comparison between the faces of Offdensen and Salacia. One frame, however, shows Offdensen with red eyes and his scar from when the Metal Masked Assassin cut the side of his face.

Season 4[]

In "Breakup Klok", Offdensen protects the band when they are attacked by Salacia (whom he refers to as the "Half-Man"), however Roy Cornickelson is killed. They manage to escape into the ocean in Dethklok's submarine where they the band and Offdensen stand looking at Cornickleson's dead body, Offdensen decides it is time to inform them about what is going on and states it time he told them about the Church of the Black Klok. In Church of the Black Klok, they journey to a secret location deep underwater, while on their way Offdensen reveals that during the attack in "Black Fire Upon Us" he saw Salacia brainwashing General Crozier.  When he looked into Salacia's eyes he was poisoned by his power and in effect died but he was saved by the Church of the Black Klok, they removed Salacia's poison which caused Offdensen to be revived as the "Dead Man" someone who presence is invisible to the Half-Man's supernatural gaze making Offdensen the perfect person to spy on Crozier (Salacia's pawn). Offdensen managed to retrieve vital intel on the Falconback project, though it was heavily encrypted forcing Offdensen to seek the help of Edgar Jomfru in decrypting it.

Doomstar Requiem[]

Charles tries to focus the band while Toki is missing. Eventually, after Toki is found, Charles is left with no other decision but to lead Dethklok to rescue him. However, Charles states upon his initial contract that agreed he would never lead Dethklok into direct danger. Since the rescue would break his agreement, he quits being their manager leaving them to have to resolve the conflict without him.

At the end he is seen replacing Ishnifus Meaddle as the High Holy Priest of the Church of the Black Klok.

Army of the Doomstar[]

Offdensen has fully taken on his role as the new High Holy Priest (a.k.a. Father Offdensen). During Ishnifus's funeral, he speaks with Nathan and Pickles about their roles in the remaining events of the Prophecy, where Nathan must write the Song of Salvation and Pickles needs to be his friend and support him. He explains to Nathan that he and Dethklok would be working with a music guru to create the song and reminds him that he is the only one who can do it.

After the funeral, he is not seen again until the final battle after the Song of Salvation unites the fans and leads the assault again the Tribunal. He faces off against Vater Orlaag and is severely injured, but manages to wound him enough that he gets run over by a crop harvester-looking machine and disappears in the crowd. After Nathan gives his speech, Offdensen is seen sitting against a wall covering his wound, smiling with pride in his boys.

  1. Not seen in any episodes proper ,but his diploma can be seen on prop designer Dan Bigelow's Tumblr
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