PJ Manning has a knack for being dishonest. He shows up at different jobs around Campbell County, and usually gets fired by the end of the episode. He has worked at J and J Antiques, as an intern for Cryin Bryan Dern, and at Pete's Gas and Chow. He was first seen at Pete's Gas and Chow in #595: “A Time for Action, Part 2”, when he was less-than-helpful to Eugene while he was looking for his father.
PJ's family size is unknown. In #556: “And That's the Truth” he says he has a sister, but also says he is an only child and it is unspecified which was the truth. He also has a girlfriend named Adrian.
- PJ is described as having hair that looks like a frightened porcupine.
- He has a girlfriend named Adrian in #595: “A Time for Action, Part 2”.
|“||Joanne Woodston-Allen: We're glad you're so excited. We're happy to have you.
PJ Manning: Excited nothing. PJ now stands for "perfectly joyful."
|“||PJ Manning: Neato. This'll be like working where they hid the ark of the covenant.
Jack Allen: I doubt you'll find that in here.
Joanne Woodston-Allen: Then again, you never know with this place. Think you can handle it, PJ?
PJ Manning: Are you kidding? From this point on PJ stands for "professional and judicious."
|“||PJ Manning: Can you say "wicked awesome cool," Mr. Allen?
Jack Allen: I'm afraid I might sprain something. But that's great, PJ.
|“||Bryan Dern: I'm tired of people always thinking about themselves!
PJ Manning: Yeah, me too!
Bryan Dern: You know what you're gonna do, PJ?
PJ Manning: What?
Bryan Dern: You're gonna sue!
PJ Manning: Dude! PJ now stands for "prepare for jurisprudence!"
|“||Jack Allen: We need to talk about the work you've done with the antiques. I'm glad you've been enjoying what you're doing...
PJ Manning: Enjoying it? Are you kidding? PJ now stands for "pizza and joviality." I can hardly get to sleep at night I'm having so much fun.
|“||PJ Manning: Hello, Mr. Allen. I'm filling out my time cards. PJ stands for "prompt and just as diligent," after all.
|“||PJ Manning: You could fit my whole family in that bathtub!
Joanne Woodston-Allen: You have a big family?
PJ Manning: Nah. I'm an only child. But I have a split personality.
|“||Bryan Dern: You're fired, PJ. <beat> After you get me a sandwich.
PJ Manning: Yes, sir.