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Soos' grandmother
S1e20 Soos' grandma
Background information
First episode "Gideon Rises"
Latest episode "Soos and the Real Girl"
Voice Matt Chapman
Inspiration
Character information
Full name
Other names Abuelita
Age
Occupation
Affiliations Mystery Shack
Goal
Home Soos' grandmother's house, Gravity Falls, Oregon
Relatives Unnamed husband†
Soos (grandson)
Reggie (grandson)
Pets
Allies Dipper Pines
Mabel Pines
Stan Pines
Minions
Enemies
Likes Vacuuming
Cleaning
Soos' life
Dislikes Unclean things
Her husband†
Powers and abilities
Weapons
Fate
Quote "I vacuum the walls now."
Signature

Soos' grandmother is a resident of Gravity Falls and the grandmother of Soos.

History

S1e20 Jelly failure

Abuelita remains unfazed.

Soos' grandmother first appears in "
Gideon Rises," when Gideon's hostile takeover of the Mystery Shack forces DipperMabel and Stan to move in with her. She is shown to be very tolerant of their presence, only asking to keep relatively quiet and cleaning any messes with a vacuum, including Stan messing up her lipstick after kissing her. Despite her hospitality, she is shown grappling with the difficulty of feeding both the Pines family and herself. Imediately following Gideon's arrest, Stan reclaims ownership of the Mystery Shack, allowing the Pines to move out of her house.
S2e5 soos life is her soap opera

Soos' grandma is always watching.

She is later mentioned by Soos in the short "Mabel's Guide to Dating," claiming his grandmother had always called him "the world's most perfect man". A picture of her hangs in Soos' room in the short "Fixin' It with Soos: Cuckoo Clock." 

In "Soos and the Real Girl," Abuelita receives an invitation to her grandson Reggie's engagement party, prompting her to implore Soos to find a date, hoping he will be able to find a woman before her demise. Later, she is shown carelessly invading his privacy by reading his diary, and appears in the ballpit at Hoo-Ha Owl's Pizzamatronic Jamboree after the defeat of the Hoo-Ha's Jamboree. She explains to a confused Dipper and Mabel that she considers her grandson's life her "soap opera."

Personality

She is a very calm old woman, the years clearly having made her more apt to simply go with the flow. She has fairly simple wants and needs, desiring only quiet and cleanliness, as seen by her habit of instantly jumping to clean things the moment they're dirtied. Despite her somewhat sedentary behavior however, she's still quite aware of her surroundings, as she was quick to point out that she couldn't support the Pines' family for long with how much food she could afford. She speaks both English and Spanish.

Appearance

Soos' grandma appearence
Soos' grandmother is an elderly woman, with a somewhat portly frame and stout build, similar to her grandson. She has tall, puffy, grey hair, and wears a pair of pale emerald green earrings. While working around the house, she typically wears a magenta dress, a yellow '50s-style cooking apron with a heart on it, and a pair of green house slippers.

Relationships

Soos

S2e5 petting grandma
Abuelita shows unconditional love for her grandson, often praising his positive qualities and ignoring his faults and mistakes. Soos is shown to be prominent figure in her life, nearly every photograph in Abuelita's house depicting him at a different age. Despite this motherly compassion, Abuelita lacks a respect for Soos' privacy, such as an unwarranted reading from his diary and constant observation of his life. Nevertheless, Soos' grandmother ultimate goal in life is her grandson's wellbeing, which she intends to secure before her passing.

Stan Pines

S1e20 hot smooch
 Soos' grandmother happily takes in the Pines family after their forced eviction from the Mystery Shack, peacefully tolerating her stay. While her thoughts of the twins are presumably amicable, her opinions of Stan are left in question, as he passionately kisses her out of joy in discovering the weakness of Gideon Gleeful. She appears discontented by the kiss, stating she will "vacuum her face."

Sightings

Season 1

Season 2

Shorts

Quotes

"Shh. Por favor."
-Abuelita shushes Dipper.[source]

"Would Mr. Pines like a..."
-Soos' grandma offers Stan tea.[source]

"I go vacuum my face."
-Soos' grandmother discontented with Stan's kiss.[source]

"Time to rea Soos' diary."
-Abuelita invades her grandson's privacy without regret.[source]

"Soos' life is my soap opera."
-Soos' grandma explains her need to follow her grandson's adventures.[source]

Trivia

  • In "Gideon Rises," Dipper calls her Abuelita, which means "granny" in Spanish.
  • In Soos and the Real Girl she calls Soos "mijo" which is a combination of "mi", which is my in Spanish and "hijo" which is son in Spanish. Mijo is often used by parents, relatives, or older people to address young men and boys.

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