Audrey Parker-Nichols and Walter Nichols are supporting characters on the TV series Drake and Josh. They are Drake and Megan's mom and stepdad and Josh's stepmother and dad. They have the tendency to always believe Megan's lies and punish Drake and Josh for her wrongdoings.
Walter was flanderized from a normal everyman to a bumbling, idiotic father who is a complete pushover.
He gets absolutely no respect from anyone (except for his wife), not even his offsprings, or his stepson!
Audrey always prefers Bruce Winchill as a weatherman over her own husband proving how selfish she can be, despite the fact that she deeply loves him.
They are extremely gullible as they always believe Megan's lies no matter what the situation and never notice the bad things she inflicts on her two brothers and always punishes Drake and Josh for things they didn't do and never Megan.
They are very neglectful as they don't seem to care about Drake getting bad grades at school or him and Josh being tormented by Megan.
In "Alien Invasion", Walter takes Megan's side and punishes Drake and Josh for pushing her down, even though they didn't actually push her down.
They are still good parents.
Walter is still a kind father despite his idiocy.
Audrey has more common sense than her husband.
In the "Tree House" episode, they've finally had the guts to punish Megan, thankfully!
Them getting sent to jail in "The Drake And Josh Inn" may be satsifying to anyone who was aggravated enough by their terrible parenting. (Depending on who you ask though, it may also count as an Alas Poor Scrappy or Unintentionally Sympathetic moment given that they didn't really do anything wrong during the episode.)
Walter did call out Drake & Josh for fueding over something that happened years ago. (Them getting into a fight over a foam finger)