Oscar Leroy portrayed by Eric Peterson.
Oscar Leroy is Brent's father, the town grouch and habitually wears a green baseball cap. Born in 1941, he founded Corner Gas but retired and left it to Brent. Oscar complains constantly which brings him into conflict with everyone he encounters who he calls " Jackass!" He and Emma squabble frequently and she usually ends up having to deal with the fallout from his actions. Despite this, he truly loves Emma and occasionally, displays affection for her. He's portrayed by Eric Peterson.
Dad's cranky. I saw him one time yell at a butterfly. Called it a son of a bitch. Told it to get out of his garden.
–Brent, " Tax Man".
This is not about revenge. This is about gettin' even.
–Oscar, " Whataphobia".
What a stupid, stupid gift from a stupid, stupid person.
–Emma, " Road Worthy".
You think I'm going to let you run the budget? By the end of the end of the week we'd own a kangaroo farm.
–Emma, " Kid Stuff".
Davis tries to get Oscar to fix his car's broken muffler but the attention of some teens has Oscar believing the loud noise is cool.
You know, for a guy in his sixties with legs like a chicken, he can really move.
–Wanda, " Spin Cycle".
I thought this day would come. All you have to do is sign these papers and he'll be committed.
–Davis, " American Resolution".
Emma becomes distracted listening to an MP3 player, Oscar gets away with too much, which he comes to regret.
" I don't wanna know what I'm talking about!" ―Oscar, " Ruby Reborn".
" The key is keeping them off balance, mentally. They screw with you, you screw with them. The kid pulls a prank, you pull two pranks. The kid gets lippy, you smash one of his toys." ―Oscar, " Oh Baby!".
" It's Oscar and Emma, what's he gonna inherit, a green hat and a ball of yarn?" ―Wanda, " Will and Brent".
" You never let me take responsibility for my own actions. I've always blamed you for that." ―Oscar, " Demolition".
" Why are you listening to Oscar? I mean, it's Oscar, you know, Oscar. Oscar. I can't be anymore clear than that." ―Lacey, " Classical Gas".
" I don't care, Oscar can't keep his hands off me!" ―Emma, " Reader Pride".
" Ladies, ladies, please. There's only so much of Oscar to go around." ―Oscar, " Crab Apple Cooler".
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