He is first seen in the episode "The Legend of the Gobblewonker," alongside Deputy Durland on Lake Gravity Falls. They, alongside the crowd of people, laugh at Old Man McGucket's explanation about the mysterious Gobblewonker destroying his boat. It is later shown that he and the Deputy catch Grunkle Stan and give him a tracking device that he must wear.
He is next seen in "Headhunters," when he is called to the crime scene when Wax Stan is murdered, and declares the case unsolvable. When Dipper volunteered to help solve the case, Blubs and Durland believe an adorable "city boy" like Dipper couldn't possibly solve the crime. Blubs tells him he should leave the investigating to the grownups, then leaves with Durland to see a "23-16" (watch someone fit an entire cantaloupe in their mouth). Later, Blubs and Durland raid Toby Determined's Gravity Falls Gossiper when Dipper accuses him of being the murderer; however, he is innocent.
Later, after Dipper successfully defeats the wax men, Blubs and Durland drive up to the Mystery Shack, and Blubs tells Dipper he's confident he couldn't solve the case, and takes a long sip of his coffee. When Dipper informs him that he had solved the case, the sheriff is startled and spews his drink into Durland's face, causing them both to drive away and crash.
Blubs is a huge fan of Lil' Gideon.He went to the Tent of Telepathy on the same night as Mabel, Dipper, and Soos to watch his show. During the music number, Gideon "sensed" that he had been there before, given by the huge amount of merchandise the Sheriff had bought.
He appears in "Dipper vs. Manliness" at the Greasy's Diner. Using a radar gun, Durland records how fast Blubs can eat an entire stack pancakes. He is later seen in downtown when one of the fire hydrants is destroyed. Blubs and Durland decide to take off their uniforms and run around the fire hydrant in circles, rather than solving the mystery.
In the episode "Irrational Treasure," Blubs and Durland are the announcers of the ceremony at Pioneer Day. When an elderly lady in the crowd's purse is stolen, the Sheriff pays more attention to Deputy Durland ringing his bell. Later on in the episode, a mysterious man gives the Sheriff and his Deputy orders to apprehend Dipper and Mabel before they can discover Gravity Falls's secret: that it was founded by the embarrassing 8½ President of the United States, Quentin Trembley.
Later, Blubs and Durland successfully catch Dipper and Mabel by following a trail of candy wrappers Mabel accidentally leaves behind. The Sheriff tells them that finding Trembley's body is his and Durland's special mission, and now that they found it, they can't let Dipper and Mabel talk about it . They decide to escort Dipper and Mabel to Washington, D.C., along with the rest of the evidence of Trembley's existence. They then attempt to halt Trembley, Mabel, and Dipper's escape. They corner the trio on top of the train. However, Trembley, realizing that he is technically president, orders the Sheriff and Deputy to cease chasing them and take a vacation, an order which they readily follow, because they both wanted a vacation.
He reappears in "Summerween," dressed up as Deputy Durland while trick-or-treating. Deputy Durland is dressed up as Blubs.
In "Bottomless Pit!," Blubs, along with Deputy Durland stop Grunkle Stan after seeing a bear driving his car. Stan lies to the officers by claiming that a doctor has assigned him a seeing-eye bear. He then gives Sheriff Blubs a fake doctor's note signed by "Dr. Medicine". Later, Blubs and Durland showed up at Stan's house after discovering that there is no Dr. Medicine in Gravity Falls. Stan, who had a pair of Truth Telling Teeth, admits that he lied to them, as well as admitting some of his previous crimes. Before Blubs could arrest Stan, Mabel reluctantly lies to cover for her uncle, saying that he is secretly a crime fiction author and he was telling them about a character in his upcoming book, which the officers believed.
In "The Deep End," Sheriff Blubs and Deputy Durland appear at the Gravity Falls Pool. When Durland puts sunscreen on Blubs' back, Wendy tosses a rescue buoy at the two cops, which scares them and prevents them from moving. They are later seen sleeping inside their police car at night. When Dipper is chasing Mabel through the town in a golf cart, Blubs and Durland are awakened by the noise the vehicles made. They are oblivious to the fact that the twins are speeding, as Durland comments that the sound was probably from their dream.
In "Carpet Diem," Sheriff Blubs and Deputy Durland watch from their squad car as Old Man McGucket chases Soos (Who was trapped in Waddles' body at the time). Blubs remarks that his horoscope came true, then he and Durland start talking about their star signs. They later go to the Mystery Shack to investigate some noise, and briefly switch bodies with Candy Chiu, Dipper and Grenda, thanks to the Electron Carpet.
Sheriff Blubs works with his partner, Deputy Durland. They are known as the lazy and sarcastic local law enforcement team who deem every case unsolvable so that they can go to lunch instead. He is seen as somewhat of an incompetent policeman throughout the series. Though him and Deputy Durland seem to like to do pointless activities instead of really working.(Ex. Running in broken fire hydrants without their shirts, eat pancakes as fast as they can, and watching "Steve" fit an entire cantaloupe in his mouth. We also see that Sheriff Blubs does not like Dipper pertaining that he is a "City Boy," so we can identify that he doesn't like city boys. His favorite place to go on vacation is a waterpark.
Sheriff Blubs is a dark skinned man with gray hair and a gray mustache. He is overweight and has generous amount of body hair. His clothing is almost always limited to a police uniform consisting of a light green shirt with a gold star on it, and dark green pants, black boots, yellow and black shoulder pads, a black belt with a gold oval on it and a hammer, a white vest, black sunglasses, and a yellow hat with a gold star and a black band on it. He is always seen with his shades on.
- 102. "The Legend of the Gobblewonker"
- 103. "Headhunters"
- 104. "The Hand That Rocks the Mabel"
- 106. "Dipper vs. Manliness"
- 108. "Irrational Treasure"
- 109. "The Time Traveler's Pig" (no lines)
- 112. "Summerween"
- 114. "Bottomless Pit!"
- 115. "The Deep End"
- 116. "Carpet Diem"
- 117. "Boyz Crazy"
"Attention all units, we got ourselves a crazy old man."
"Smooth move, Mr. President!"
"Good thing I brought my book of spooky ghost stories!"
"If being delightful was a crime, you'd be breaking the law!"
"With you, every day is a dream."
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