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Checkers is a one-time character in BoJack Horseman. He is an exaggerated version of Richard Nixon's real dog Checkers. He appears in a flashback in The Shot, in Season 2.

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Checkers seen in The Shot

Physical Appearance[]

Checkers is a black and white dog with thick fur.

He is seen wearing a dark brown business suit and dress shoes, a light yellow collared button-down shirt, a yellow and dark brown necktie with yellow diagonal stripes, and a pair of black sunglasses.


Checkers is an exaggerated version of the real-life dog.



He is seen in a flashback in The Shot.


  • The real Checkers was a family pet of Richard Nixon but died before Nixon became President:
    • It can be assumed it doesn't apply here due to the aging of animals already works differently in the BoJack universe.