Mr. Rude's family watched Mr. Rude, Miss Sunshine, Mr. Messy, Mr. Strong, Mr. Bounce, Mr. Nervous, and Mr. Bump sneeze and hiccup in the sneeze and hiccup chorus and they loved it. They all have the same body shape, colour, face and shoes as Mr. Rude. Two even have his old tophat!
They appeared in Sneezes and Hiccups.