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S01E01-Brett first appearance

Generic nametag Brett Cloud 9 Superstore logo Sales Associate

Character Information
Status: Alive
Actor: Jon Miyahara
First Appearance: "Pilot"
Episode Count: 56

Bio

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Yeah, well that's Brett. The guy's a machine!
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Jonah, "Color Wars".

S02E06-Brett as a robber
Brett portrayed by Jon Miyahara.
Brett Kobashigawa is an older sales associate at Cloud 9 Store #1217 in St. Louis, Missouri. Except for one time, he doesn't speak but is seen in numerous scenes. He is noted for being an excellent sales person yet doesn't move much. He has an air of authority and is often seen cleaning up behind those who make messes. He is portrayed by actor Jon Miyahara.

Character History

Season One

Brett first appears on Jonah's first day on the job. After Jonah tries to impress Amy with a floating plastic bag (as in "American Beauty") he introduces himself to Brett. Brett just nods at Jonah. ("Pilot") He is in the Break Room during Glenn's speech on Cloud 9's magazine "Stratus" and the pending visit by reporter Cynthia to do an article on the store. ("Magazine Profile") He is present as Glenn leads the morning cheer, he cleans up the salsa mess caused by Amy and Carmen and later is in the Break Room during the sexual harassment training session. ("Shots and Salsa")



S01E03-Brett at diversity training
He's just so excitable.
Brett is in the Break Room when Amy and Garrett dress up a mannequin that looks a lot like Jonah. ("Mannequin") After an old man dies in the store, Glenn holds a meeting in the Break Room so that everyone can express their feelings. Everyone including Brett is apathetic. ("Shoplifter") Brett is a member of "Team Red" during the sales competition with "Team Gold". Amy and Jonah both comment on his great sales skills. ("Color Wars") Brett is one of the employees locked in the store all night. He watches the fashion show and Cheyenne dance while standing beside Travis. ("All-Nighter") He is at the meeting where Dina announces she is stepping down as assistant manager. He tries to get in the Break Room but it is closed so Mateo can practice his presentation for assistant manager with Garrett. He interviews for the position but says nothing. ("Demotion")

S01E07-Brett sold a shelf
The guy's a machine!

S01E10-Brett locked out of break room
Brett doesn't care.

During Cheyenne's false labor, Jonah panics and starts grabbing items off shelves that she might need for birth. Brett is seen behind Jonah re-stocking the items Jonah drops. He is in the group of employees who listens to Steve's (from corporate) seminar on why unions are bad and is seen mopping up the mess after Cheyenne gives birth. He is among those who walk out to get Glenn his job back. ("Labor")



S01E11-Brett mopping up
Mopping Cheyenne's "innards".

Season Two

During the store's Olympics opening ceremony, Brett is part of the procession and is throwing antacid pills in the air. He is in the Break Room listening to Glenn and Dina argue about who will plan the closing ceremony. As Brett mops the floor, Tara Lipinsky walks by and slips, recovers and does a graceful pirouette. Brett witnesses the awesome closing ceremony planned by Dina. ("Olympics")



S00E1-Brett mopping beautiful girl
Mopping and a show!
Brett is part of the strike in order to get Glenn his job back. He helps Jonah pump up the inflatable rat. When Jeff Sutin offers everyone their jobs back, he mistakes Brett for the store manager as he has an air of authority about him. ("Strike") Brett is in the Break Room when Jeff welcomes everyone back to work. Jonah has a one-way conversation with him about the importance of being liked and getting along. ("Back to Work") Brett is in the Break Room when Jeff talks about the "improprieties" of Kyle the Cloud 9 Cloud. Later, as Dina announces mandatory drug testing and Cody tries to get out of it, he says he filled out an application to leave early that he claims Brett saw. ("Spokesman Scandal") Brett walks past Dina as she burns her mouth on her lunch and Garrett times her break. As Bo and Cole fight and knock items off shelves, Brett starts re-stocking them. ("Dog Adoption Day")

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Respect my authority!

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Brett the clean-up man.

At Halloween, Brett is interrogated by Dina due to suspected employee theft of irregular food items. Dina says she doesn't trust him as he is dressed as a robber. ("Halloween Theft") Brett passes by Glenn and Dina as they argue about where to line up the voters on election day. ("Election Day") Brett is in the Break Room when Amy is discussing her marriage with Garrett, Dina and Cheyenne. ("Seasonal Help") On Black Friday, he is at the pot luck, is in line for the bathroom (due to food poisoning) and in the Break Room, grabs Jonah's camera and throws it in the garbage and leaves. ("Black Friday")

S02E06-Brett as a robber
There's something about you I don't trust...

S02E09-Brett throws Jonahs camera away
Brett trashes Jonah's camera.

Brett is in the Break Room as Glenn and Dina talk about seasonal depression. He is also at the draw of items from the lost and found. Later, he's in the Break Room when Sandra introduces everyone to the man who lost the money. ("Lost and Found") Brett is in the Break Room as Jeff announces the rebranding from "Halo" to "Super Cloud" products. ("Rebranding") Brett is a blocker in the game "taped muffin" Jonah and Garrett make up to pass the time on a slow day in which the store only accepts cash. Garrett says his knee was injured in MMA. ("Ladies' Lunch") At the end of Valentine's Day as Amy and Jonah are tearing down the decorations, Brett is putting up St. Patrick's day merchandise. ("Valentine's Day")

S02E12-Blind blocker Brett
Brett the blind blocker.

S02E13-Brett St Patricks display
Brett is streets ahead.

In February 2016, when the store's temperature control malfunctions making it very hot, Brett is seen opening the store front door to enjoy the chill with store security guard Sam. ("Super Hot Store") Brett is in the Break Room as Dina tries to get Amy to confess that she faked being sick to take a day off. Later, he is in the Break Room after Glenn's low blood sugar attack, when Glenn accuses Jeff of abandoning Sandra, Jeff tells everyone he is gay and Dina reveals she's having sex with Garrett. ("Wellness Fair") Brett is at the team meeting where Dina talks about the bug problem in the Break Room and Glenn announces balloting for the company Integrity Award. Glenn tells everyone everyone that Brett will help anyone fill out the recommendation forms. Later, Brett is seen being helped out of the store when Mateo activates too many bug bombs in the Break Room. ("Integrity Award")

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Brett and Sam enjoy the cold.

S02E16-Brett and award forms
Brett the form man.

Brett is in the Break Room watching the video on Mateo's last day. Later, as Mateo is looking for someone to beat him up, he approaches Brett who pulls out a switch blade. ("Mateo's Last Day") Brett's in the Break Room when Glenn brings his kids to work. ("Glenn's Kids") He's also in the Break Room when Bo is introduced as a new team member. ("Spring Cleaning") He attends Bo and Cheyenne's wedding. ("Cheyenne's Wedding")

S02E17-Brett switchblade
Don't mess with Brett.

S02E20-Brett at wedding
Brett the wedding man.

Brett attends the staff meeting when Glenn talks about the raccoon but everyone wants to know who is going to be laid off and the meeting where Glenn asks the employees to decide who should be laid off. He is part of Mateo's Asian Alliance to prevent being laid off. During the storm, he is trying to corral shopping carts but many are blown away by the strong winds. As the storm worsens, he looks up to see a tornado funnel. He speaks for the first time and curses. After the storm has passed, Dina does a roll call and Brett is missing. ("Tornado")

S02E21-Brett and tornado
You're not in Kansas anymore Brett.

S02E21-Brett sees tornado
Oh sh*t!

Season Three

On a rainy day, the staff hold a memorial for Brett outside the store. After Sandra plays a song on a ukulele, they dedicate a bench to him where he would sit and argue with his wife on the phone. Heather leaves lace panties on a framed memorial photo of Brett. Later, Brett appears in the Break Room very much alive. He drove home during the tornado and was missing for months due to the store sending work shift emails to the wrong Brett. ("Brett Is Dead") Brett is in the Break Room as Emma is introduced on her first day of work. ("Part-Time Hires") On the day the store is robbed, Brett attends Jeff's talk on the robbery and bullying and later, watches Dina and Jonah fight. ("Workplace Bullying")



S03E02-Brett lives
Brett lives!
On Halloween, Brett is dressed in lederhosen and is seen hanging clothing. ("Sal's Dead") Brett listens to Jonah announce on the P.A. system that Amy had a hand in creating the health fund and he is at the meeting where Amy and Jonah try to take people out of the health fund. During the meeting to fix the fund, he shown in Group B (who need to pay more). ("Health Fund") Brett is among the employees at the end of Christmas Eve who witness Glenn getting the lights to work. ("Christmas Eve") He can be seen behind Amy as she creates one of her social media videos and is in the Break Room for the meeting Jeff calls as a result of one of Amy's videos showing rats in the store's kitchen. ("Viral Video")



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German Brett.
Brett attends the Golden Globes Party at Amy's house and along with the others, is very confused by Kelly's "Answers" game. He holds hands with Mateo. ("Golden Globes Party") Amy mentions Brett made a $1000 sale and he is is seen putting signs on fruit that they improve sexual performance. He later changes the signs that the fruit has E. coli. He's also in the meeting Amy calls in the Warehouse to discourage sales and watches as Bo buys a hot tub. ("High Volume Store") Brett is in the Break Room as Mateo gives Amy "gay man tough love". Cheyenne rates Brett an "8". As Mateo and Cheyenne guess who Amy hooked up with, Cheyenne guesses Brett as she's been "shipping" them. ("Groundhog Day")

S03E09-Chris-Brett-Joanna-Elias
What?

S03E10-Brett apple sign
Brett would know!

Brett is among the staff at the store front as Dina mentions the release of "Barbarians Gate 3" and is in the Break Room as the staff discuss the "nurse-in". ("Video Game Release") He's in the Break Room for Marcus' presentation on human cheese. ("Safety Training") Brett is in the Break Room for the session with Pastor Craig. ("Amnesty") He's in the Break Room for Jeff's going away party. ("Target") Brett is seen wearing a hat and scarf from Jerusha's booth. ("Local Vendors Day") He's in the Break Room as Glenn teaches budgeting. ("Lottery") Brett is at the gender reveal party and is seen with "Team Girl" glasses. ("Gender Reveal") He's in the Break Room to hear Amy is pregnant, is in the group photo and later is in the Break Room when Amy tells Cheyenne how Alex took the news of her pregnancy. ("Aftermath")



S03E20-Brett Grace at party
Team Girl!
Brett rummages through Jonah's clothes that Kelly dumps on the store floor. He's then seen wearing a t-shirt from Jonah's bar mitzvah while stocking shelves. Cheyenne mentions since Myrtle was fired, Brett is now the third oldest employee after Henry and Dale. He's at the town hall and sits in the front row next to Dina. ("Town Hall")



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Mozal tov!

Season Four

Brett pushes shopping carts that blocks Jeff and is in the Break Room when Amy challenges the staff to ask any questions about her and Jonah's sex incident. ("Back To School") He's at Amy's baby shower getting food with Henry. ("Baby Shower") Brett's in the Break Room as Cheyenne presents her comprehensive carpool plan. ("Toxic Work Environment") He wears a checkered outfit for Halloween and is in the group of staff as Glenn announces the costume contest. He plays the music at the costume contest. ("Costume Competition") He's among the staff as Dina and Glenn leave for the hospital and Amy's water breaks. Later, he's in the Break Room as Garrett discusses what to write in the congratulations cards for Amy and Dina's babies. ("Delivery Day") He's among the staff at the store front as Glenn and Dina explain the new Cloud 9 policy of making small talk with the customers and, he's seen walking around the store. ("New Initiative")



S04E04-Brett
He did the mash...
One of Glenn's management training tests for Amy involves pointing out violations in a store department which includes Brett wearing no shirt. ("Shadowing Glenn") Brett is in the Break Room as Glenn announces the steps challenge. After Amy admits she tricked the staff into competing with the Bel-Ridge store, Brett walks past her and gives her the finger. ("Steps Challenge")

S04E09-Brett no shirt
You don't have to get naked.

S04E11-Brett finger
Brett's not happy.


Brett is stuck in the store during a snowstorm and passes the time assembling many puzzles on the floor of the Warehouse. ("Blizzard")



S04E12-Brett finished puzzles
Brett likes puzzles.

Trivia

  • When playing "Kill, Bang, Marry" during lunch with the girls, Cheyenne says she would marry Brett. ("Ladies' Lunch")
  • Cheyenne also says that Brett keeps asking her to come up to the store roof to smoke. ("Super Hot Store")

Gallery

Amy nametag Superstore Characters
Main Characters
Amy DubanowskiDina FoxCheyenne LeeMateo LiwanagGarrett McNeillJonah SimmsGlenn Sturgis
Other Cloud 9 Employees
AlishaArthurBrettCarmenCarolChrisCodyCoreyCorporate WomanCynthiaDomDougieEarlEliasEugeneHeatherHenryHermanIsaacJanetJodiJustineKellyKelseyKenKyle the Cloud 9 CloudLaurieLisaMarcusMaryMC Cool CloudMilesMyrtleNeilNickNoamOpalPennyPeterPhotographerRexRogerSalSandraSarahSayidSkipSteveSueJeff SutinTateTravis/Tim
Season One minor employeesSeason Two minor employeesSeason Three minor employeesSeason Four minor employees
Relatives
Adam DubanowskiEmma DubanowskiBobbie SueBrandiCastorKristenLeoMarilyn SimmsRichard SimmsConnie SosaRon SosaJerusha SturgisRose SturgisBo Derek ThompsonHarmonica ThompsonT'OliverTimurZoe
Visitors
AlexAmberAndyBobby SuhBridgettCharlesColeDennisDevonDorothyEricErickHankHank (soldier)HowieJerryJessJulieKathyLarry/BruceLydiaMaggieMichelleMikeMissy JonesMo FrankNaomiNikkiNurse EllaOwenPastor CraigRussellScottShannonStuartSydTimTomUptight LadyWaiterWalterWilliam