|“||I just saved 37 more cents!||”|
— Lester in Rockers & Writers
Music Store (Sonic Boom) Owner
Lester Dawson is Ally Dawson's father and the owner of the music store, Sonic Boom. He is a recurring character on the show. In Chapters & Choices it is mentioned by Penny that she wants Lester to be happy after their divorce. He is not very strict, as he seems to allow Ally to do whatever she wants, although he leaves her alone a lot.
He is portrayed by Andy Milder.
- Rockers & Writers
- Kangaroos & Chaos
- World Records & Work Wreckers
- Burglaries & Boobytraps
- Albums & Auditions
- Parents & Punishments
- Ferris Wheels & Funky Breath
- Chapters & Choices
- Partners and Parachutes
- Freaky Friends & Fan Fiction
- Lester doesn't seem to mind that Ally and Trish hang out with two boys that he has only ever met a few times.
- He seems to be out of town a lot.
- He claims to have a bad back.
- He orders the inventory for the shop all at once, to save four dollars and thirty-six cents.
- He once gave Ally an allowance of chicken fingers (revealed in Soups & Stars).
- He claims to be unable to afford another employee, and doesn't allow Trish to work at Sonic Boom because she is a horrible employee.
- He likes taking money out of the mall fountain claiming that his wish is to get more money.
- He likes to save money, even to the point of being quite the cheapskate.
- He found a popcorn machine in a dump in myTAB & My Pet.
- He goes to an Accordion Convention every year.
- He is very picky with certain stuff.
- He must trust Ally a lot; he leaves her alone to watch the store several times while he is at a convention.
- His first Season 2 appearance is Parents & Punishments.
- He thinks Mike and Mimi Moon don't like him because they think he sells lousy instruments, but this is not true as Trish was the one who made this up to avoid them from meeting and talking about Austin's performance in the fundraiser.
- He and Ally have a handshake, but was only shown once in Rockers & Writers .
- What would make him happier is if all of the instruments were to be sold.
- He is similar to Mr. Krabs from SpongeBob SquarePants.
- He was upset Ally was leaving in Albums & Auditions.
- He can speak Korean as seen in Ferris Wheels & Funky Breath.
- He is divorced from Penny.
- He seems to not be very bright.
- In Chapters & Choices, one of the apes in Penny Dawson's book is revealed to be seemingly named after Lester.
- It is revealed in Chapters & Choices that he joined a couponing club.
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