The Inspector
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The Inspector (aka. Ted Lutz)
Characteristics
Title The Inspector
Cost N/A (not for sale/Unplayable)
Tokens N/A (not for sale/Unplayable)

The Inspector (Ted Lutz) is the antagonist and a non-playable character in Subway Surfers. In the beginning of every game, he and his dog will look for trespassers around the subway.

Whenever he would catch a character spraying graffiti on one of the trains (vandalizing), he would chase him/her down the tracks until that character has ran into a train, barrier, pole, etc.

If the character has only bumped into an obstacle, the inspector will appear on the screen, gaining on him/her and will yell "Halt!"; if the character crashes into an obstacle, he/she will be caught by the inspector, ending their run.

Appearance

The Inspector appears to be a middle aged overweight train inspector. He wears an olive green patrol jacket and a hat the same color. He also wears dark brown khakis with a visible black belt black shoes, and also has a brown mustache. His eyes are not seen open at all (due to his big hat). Throughout the holiday and world tour editions, he would receive a different outfit.

Outfits

Halloween/New Orleans Logo.png/Transylvania Logo.png/IconMexico.png/CambridgeLogo.png: He is dressed in a Frankenstein's monster outfit and his dog is a skeleton.

Holiday/London Logo.png/North Pole Logo.png/Winter Holiday Logo.png/IconSaintPetersburg.png: He is dressed as Santa Claus and his dog as Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

Rome Logo.png/Paris Logo.png/Monaco Logo.png/Iceland Logo.png/ZurichLogo.png/Iceland2020Logo.png/OxfordLogo.png: He is dressed in an Easter Bunny suit.

Vancouver Logo.png: He is dressed as a Mountie while his dog is brown.

Bali2020Logo.png:He dressed as a Indonesian Police and his dog is same as in New York Logo.png

New York Logo.png: He is dressed as a NYPD Police Officer and his dog is a German Shepherd.

Prague Logo.png: He is dressed as a knight.

Sydney Logo.png: He is dressed as a cowboy.

SpaceStationLogo.png: He becomes a robot.

Oxford: He is dressed in an Easter Bunny Suit

Other names:

  • The Guard.
  • The Security Guard.

Trivia

  • It is possible for the Inspector to be hit by a train. After bumping into an obstacle, run into a speeding train and he will be too ran over, along with his dog.
    • Sometimes, the Inspector's dog will survive the train.
  • Strangely, when getting caught, the inspector will land at the character from the air. Something similar happens when the character "bumps" on the side after they either finished the Jetpack or the Pogo Stick.
  • No matter how long players run, the Inspector will always chase them until the end.
  • The Inspector is the only character in the game that is unplayable (excluding his dog).
  • The Inspector is one of the oldest characters in the game.
  • The Inspector has the most outfits in the game, with a new outfit each edition.
    • His outfits also change automatically, the player cannot change them by will.
  • The Inspector's dog is never seen leaving his side (ever) in the game.
  • His real name is Ted Lutz, as revealed in a Subway Surfers dossier video.

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