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Robert Arctor

Special Agent Fred, who is also Bob Arctor, serves as an undercover narcotics agent. Fred wears a scramble suit. When he is undercover, Arctor dresses, talks, and feels like a hippie. He tells his friends that he works at the Blue Chip Redemption Stamp Center in Placentia.

Arctor owns a three-bedroom ranch house that he shares with two roommates, Ernie Luckman and Jim Barris. Arctor's house is messy and falling apart, but he does not seem to notice the deterioration of his home environment until other characters point it out to him. Arctor formerly had a wife and two young daughters and a clean house, but he left that life behind when he realized that he hated his house and family. Before becoming a cop, Arctor served as an insurance claims investigator.

Arctor is unlucky in love. Other characters describe him as having an ugly appearance. He...

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