Elmer Higgins is an elderly man who is Helen's husband.
Elmer is crabby, irritable, and has a bit of a temper.
He often calls to complain about various things and frequently goes off on unrelated, long-winded tangents about his younger days and various irrelevant subjects. He frequently blames the situations he is complaining about on his homosexual grandson Terrance Catheter.
- Elmer is based on his voice actor Jimmy Kimmel's grandfather.
- Elmer and Helen have been married for 60 years.