Martin Murphy
Gender: Male
Age: 40's
Hometown: Danville
Born: 70s
Professional Information
  Safety Inspector
Friends and Family
Grandma Murphy (mother)
Grandpa Murphy (father)
Joey Murphy (brother)
Brigette Murphy (wife)
Milo Murphy (son)
Sara Murphy (daughter)
Pets: Diogee (dog)
Laura Murphy
Nate Murphy

Reggie (mentioned)

Sheriff Murphy, lives in 1870
Behind the Scenes
Voiced by:
Diedrich Bader

Martin Murphy is Milo and Sara's father and Brigette's husband. Like his son, he is the descendant of the namesake of Murphy's Law, and victim to the same principle of perpetual misfortune.

He is voiced by Diedrich Bader.


Martin is often very calm, his personality seems to be much like Milo's. He is positive and ready for everything, after all, he works as a city-safety inspector.

Physical Appearance

Martin has a narrow face with a sharp chin and a pointed nose. His hair is brown, and in typical Murphy-male style it sticks up at the front. He has a slender build.

Martin wears a very light green dress-shirt with short sleeves and a red striped tie. He wears light colored dress pants with a darker belt and brown sneakers. While at work, Martin wears a yellow hard hat.


He crashed his bicycle into his car as asked his son to get his crutches ("Sunny Side Up").

he is seen in Sara's flashback of her birthday where a train came through their backyard ("The Doctor Zone Files").

he suggests having Milo's Birthday party at the local go-kart track and helps set up the event ("Party of Peril").

In Worked Day, his son and his classmates visit him at work and are present when the water plant floods.

In The Wilder West, he and his wife go to an outlet mall, so they only have to pay half price if anything breaks, while his children and his son's friends go to the Nowhere Desert Dude Ranch.

In Family Vacation, he and his family go on a road trip where Milo gets separated from his family and they work frantically to get him back.

In Athledecamathalon he and his wife drop of Milo's lunch and body armor and look for his soccer trophy to no success.

In Time Out he and Milo go fishing on his boat with Zack and his dad.

In Backward to School Night he, Mr. Chase, and Eileen Underwood attend the Jefferson County Middle School parent-teacher conference. During the conference, he, the other parents, and Ms. Murawski are turned into toddlers. Their children chase them around the school until they are turned back into adults. He and the other parents watch their children sleep as they think of their growth but still think of them as babies.

In Love Toboggan, he takes his son and his son's friends skiing and he sprained his ankle in a fall.

In Fungus Among Us, he is seen among the pistachions prisoners at Lard World. He comforts his daughter along with his wife when she is captured.

In Milo Murphy's Halloween Scream-a-Torium!, he decommissions a truck which his son turns into a haunted house. It moves when he opens the garage door.

In A Christmas Peril, he and his wife go to the mall for last minute Christmas shopping. A blizzard hits and they are told to stay inside. Their children come in with the extended Murphy family, much to their delight. They have dinner at a Chinese restaurant at the mall along with the Underwoods, the Chases, Mort and Amanda.



Brigette Murphy

Main Article: Martin and Brigette's Relationship

Martin cares deeply for his wife.

Sara Murphy

Martin cares for his daughter. He also got her into Doctor Zone.

Milo Murphy

Main Article: Martin and Milo's Relationship

Martin cares for his son, he has sayings that Milo often quotes.


Diogee is the family dog. Like the rest of the family, Martin takes responsibility in sending him home.


Zack Underwood and Melissa Chase

Martin is on good terms with Milo's best friends. He seems to enjoy hanging out with them.

Marcus Underwood

Martin is on friendly terms with Zack's father and has made an effort to befriend him after the Underwood family moved into town. While Marcus initially denied the existence of Murphy's Law, a fishing trip together was enough to prove him wrong.


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  • Martin has the same bad luck as his son.
  • Martin uses his EHML to his advantage in his job as the chief safety inspector. As anything that can go wrong will whenever he is around, he is able to find all faults and potential hazards in the area and have them fixed.




v - e - dMilo Murphy's Law characters
Main Characters
Milo | Zack | Melissa
Supporting Characters
Bradley | Mort | Amanda | Sara | Diogee | Brigette Murphy | Martin Murphy | Vinnie Dakota | Balthazar Cavendish
Minor Characters
Mr. Chase | Principal Milder | Ms. Murawski | Dr. Zone | Eileen Underwood | Lola Sunderguard | Bertram | Elliot Decker | Eunice | Bob | Jackie | Joni | Chad | Josh | Kyle Drako | Nolan Mitchell | One Armed Willie | Time Ape | Wilson | The Undergrounders (group) | Lumbermax | Savannah | Mrs. Brulee | Mr. Brulee | Ms. Baxter | Mr. Block | Brick