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Herpes Trout was the original name for Mike Teavee

He only appeared in the 1970 verson

He was played by Paris Themmen in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, in which his last name was  in the credits.

The first film incarnation of Mike hails from Marble Falls, Arizona, and is shown dressed in a cowboy outfit complete with a hat, a fringed jacket, a cap gun, in the style of characters from his favorite western TV show. He openly wishes he could have a real gun, a Colt 45, to which his father replies with a warm smile, "Not till you're twelve, son." says Mike has all his meals brought to him while watching television and never comes to the table to eat. Again, Mike is far more interested in his television than his Golden Ticket and expresses annoyance at the news reporters for disrupting his viewing; Mrs Teavee tells them that he won't comment until the station break. Mike only diverts his attention from the TV set long enough to listen to what Slugworth is whispering in his ear. When the children are asked to sign a contract prior to the tour that forbids them from divulging Wonka's secrets, Mike remarks, "I saw this in a movie once. A guy signed his wife's insurance policy, then he bumped her off." He signs his name as "Mike T.V." as he is saying this. As implied by the outfit he wears, he is a fan of western movies and TV shows. Back home in Marble Falls, he has three best friends named Billy, Maggie and Fishface.

Unlike the 2005 adaptation, Mike does not have an aversion to chocolate, and is seen eating candy in the Chocolate Room. Despite being easily annoyed, Mike is depicted as genuinely friendly and gets along fairly well with Charlie and the other kids on the tour. When Willy Wonka chauffeurs the Buckets and the Teavees in his sud-making "Wonka Mobile", Mike and his mom are grousing about being covered in suds, while Charlie and Grandpa Joe see this as a time for a snowball fight of sorts.

Herpes Trout was played by Paris Themmen in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,  

The first film incarnation of Mike hails from Marble Falls, Arizona, and is shown dressed in a cowboy outfit complete with a hat, a fringed jacket, a cap gun, in the style of characters from his favorite western TV show. He openly wishes he could have a real gun, a Colt 45, to which his father replies with a warm smile, "Not till you're twelve, son." Mrs Teavee says Mike has all his meals brought to him while watching television and never comes to the table to eat. Again, Mike is far more interested in his television than his Golden Ticket and expresses annoyance at the news reporters for disrupting his viewing; Mrs Teavee tells them that he won't comment until the station break. Mike only diverts his attention from the TV set long enough to listen to what Slugworth is whispering in his ear. When the children are asked to sign a contract prior to the tour that forbids them from divulging Wonka's secrets, Mike remarks, "I saw this in a movie once. A guy signed his wife's insurance policy, then he bumped her off." He signs his name as "Mike T.V." as he is saying this. As implied by the outfit he wears, he is a fan of western movies and TV shows. Back home in Marble Falls, he has three best friends named Billy, Maggie and Fishface.

Unlike the 2005 adaptation, Herpes  does not have an aversion to chocolate, and is seen eating candy in the Chocolate Room. Despite being easily annoyed, Mike is depicted as genuinely friendly and gets along fairly well with Charlie and the other kids on the tour. When Willy Wonka chauffeurs the Buckets and the Teavees in his sud-making "Wonka Mobile", Mike and his mom are grousing about being covered in suds, while Charlie and Grandpa Joe see this as a time for a snowball fight of sorts.