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Gompers[3][4] is a goat who lives near the Mystery Shack.

History[]

Season 1[]

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Gompers chewing on Mabel's sweater.

Gompers first appears in "Tourist Trapped" standing on Dipper's bed and chewing on Mabel's sweater. In the forest, when Dipper discovers the Journal 3 after he lifts some buttons from a machine in a fake tree, the ground where Gompers eats grass opens, making the goat run away; he[5] later nibbles on the spine of the journal behind Dipper's back. At the end of the episode, he picks up a trapped gnome in his mouth and runs off with him.

Gompers next appears in "Headhunters" outside the Mystery Shack several times during the time of the "murder" of a wax figure of Stan Pines. Gompers is also mentioned to be the culprit behind the disappearance of the Pines family's tin cans.

Gompers is seen on the roof of the Mystery Shack in "The Inconveniencing."

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Gompers at a wedding.

Gompers watches a wedding ceremony during Pioneer Day in "Irrational Treasure."

In "Boss Mabel," Gompers is seen outside of the Mystery Shack when a busload of tourists arrives. Gompers is also seen in the end credits of the same episode where Stan is being lazy and dancing at the same time, where the goat attempts to steal Stan's fez, which they have a tug-o-war over.

In "Bottomless Pit!," Gompers appears after Dipper, Mabel, Soos Ramirez, and Stan fall down the bottomless pit, and after they come out.

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Gompers after the sleepover.

Gompers is also seen twice in "Carpet Diem," once outside at night, and once in the attic eating leftover pizza.

In "Boyz Crazy," Gompers chews off Ergman Bratsman's license plate, which Soos praises the goat for; this later gets Bratsman arrested.

In "Land Before Swine," Gompers is seen eating grass and looking at Stan drive by, giving a tour of the Mystery Shack grounds.  

In "Gideon Rises," Gompers is seen chewing on the fallen "S" of the Mystery Shack's sign.

Season 2[]

In "Scary-oke," Gompers appears on the Mystery Shack's roof sign.

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Gompers chews on Waddles' pillow.

In "Little Gift Shop of Horrors," Gompers appears in one of Stan's stories and gets shooed away by Waddles for attempting to eat the pillow on his seat.

When Dipper and Mabel travel ten years before the current day in "Blendin's Game," a young Gompers is seen outside the Mystery Shack.

In "The Love God," it is revealed that Gompers and Waddles have gotten married, thanks to Mabel's matchmaking abilities. As both Gompers and Waddles have been referred to canonically as male, this would make them Gravity Falls' first and only same-sex "married" couple.

In "Northwest Mansion Mystery," Gompers is seen chewing on a piece of red cloth at Northwest Fest.

In "Not What He Seems," during the first anomaly occurrence, Gompers is seen rising from the ground because of the change in gravity.

In "A Tale of Two Stans," Ford Pines feeds Agent Trigger's flash drive to Gompers.

In "Dungeons, Dungeons, and More Dungeons," Dipper plays Dungeons, Dungeons, and More Dungeons with Gompers, who tries to eat Dipper's thirty-eight sided die.

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Giant Gompers chewing the prison.

In "Weirdmageddon Part 1," Gompers begins to chew on Stan's hat, causing Stan to threaten Gompers off the property until he is turned into a giant by a weirdness wave. He then goes off to eat a part of the Gravity Falls Maximum Security Prison that was holding Gideon Gleeful, freeing him and his fellow inmates.

The still-giant Gompers makes brief appearances in "Weirdmageddon 2: Escape from Reality".

In "Weirdmageddon 3: Take Back The Falls," Gompers is seen at the ending of Weirdmageddon, near the Mystery Shack after he is returned to his former size.

Appearance[]

Gompers has a dull brown coat, a white stomach, and a dark brown spot on his lower back. He has yellow eyes with horizontal irises. Half of his left horn is missing. He also has a short, pale gray bushy tail and dark brown hooves.

Sightings[]

Season 1

Shorts

Season 2

Games

Trivia[]

  • Gompers is named after American Federation of Labor leader, Samuel Gompers.[3]
  • Bill Cipher says that he likes Gompers "better this way."[6]
    • A cryptogram in Journal 3 reads "NEVER TRUST A WITCH THEYLL CURSE YOUR EAR AND TURN YOU INTO AN IMMORTAL GOAT SO I HEAR."[7]
    • In "A Forgotten Tale" on searchfortheblindeye.com, the wizard Grembert loses an ear in a deal with a witch.
  • In Gravity Falls: Legend of the Gnome Gemulets, it is revealed that Gompers is a forest protector.
  • Gompers likes the color burgundy.[8]
  • There was at one point a theory that Gompers was possessed by Bill due to the look of the goat's eyes.
  • A cut scene in "Blendin's Game" reveals that Stan got Gompers when a guy tried to pay for a tour of the Mystery Shack with a baby goat.[9]

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References[]

  1. Gravity Falls: Journal 3 by Disney Book Group. July 26, 2016. Published by Disney Press. Page(s) ?. ISBN: 978-1484746691.
  2. "The Love God." Josh Weinstein, Alex Hirsch (writers) & Sunil Hall (director). Gravity Falls. Disney XD. November 26, 2014. No. 9, season 2.
  3. 3.0 3.1 I'm Michael Rianda, cartoonist, and creative director/writer on Gravity Falls. Ask me anything.. Reddit (September 17, 2012). Retrieved on May 30, 2015. “The goat is named Gompers. Named after English Labor Union leader Samuel Gompers.”
  4. "Dungeons, Dungeons, and More Dungeons." Matt Chapman, Josh Weinstein, Alex Hirsch (writers) & Stephen Sandoval (director). Gravity Falls. Disney XD. August 3, 2015. No. 13, season 2.
  5. "Boyz Crazy." Matt Chapman, Alex Hirsch (writers) & John Aoshima (director). Gravity Falls. Disney Channel. April 19, 2013. No. 17, season 1.
  6. I'M BILL CIPHER! I know LOTS OF THINGS! ASK ME ANYTHING!. Reddit (April 2, 2015). Retrieved on May 30, 2015.
  7. Gravity Falls: Journal 3 by Disney Book Group. July 26, 2016. Published by Disney Press. Page(s) Page opposite "Squash with Human Face and Emotions". ISBN: 978-1484746691.
  8. "Mabel's Guide to Color." Gravity Falls. Disney Channel. February 6, 2014. No. 10, inter-season animated shorts.
  9. Hirsch, Alex (February 9, 2016). Tweet number 696909547194028033. Retrieved on January 30, 2017. “Alex Hirsch on Twitter: "A guy tried to pay for a tour of the Mystery Shack with a baby goat. The goat stayed. This was cut from Blendins Game"”

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