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Mia Redford
General information

c. 1252[1]

Marital status






  • Your Honor
  • Presiding Judge Mia
  • Mahog-a-scalp[2]
  • Judgeypoo (claimed)[3]
  • Professor Superstish (by Nut in The Haunted)
Social information

See Friends/Cowokers


Note: Mia retires in "Judge Mia Forever", so she technically has no employees anymore.

Physical information


Skin color(s)
  • Cream (body)
  • Maroon (scalp and limbs)
Eye color

Light red

Judge Mia

Velvet vs. Leamy


Judge Mia Forever

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Judge Mama Mia Redford is the presiding judge, and titular character, Mama Mia Capapasosa Redford is an old sockmonkey and the main character of Judge Mia. She is usually very ignorant and rude and is quick to point out others' mistakes, but never her own. She sees herself as superior to everyone. She enjoys sending people to jail.


Mia's early life is never mentioned in the series, but it is hinted that she had a husband named Reynolds. Matilda is Reynolds's and Mia's daughter. Mia used to be an author, her most famous works being the Enchanted Clubhouse series. She then found out that writing is really stupid, so she went back to school and got a Monkey's Degree in Prejudice. In 1308, she started her own reality/comedy court show, Judge Mia. Mia got engaged to her second husband, Fransisco, in Judge Mia's Valentine's Day and they got married in The Justice Bride.


Antagonistic Side

Judge Mia's personality is presented as being rude, selfish, and full of herself. She enjoys pointing out the mistakes that other people have made, and making an image of herself as being perfect. She thinks she is superior to everyone.

Protagonistic Side

Though being stuck up and selfish at most times, she does have a good side; for instance, she loves Maggie and Marley very much, she obviously has a soft spot for Fransisco and Reynolds, and although she is ignorant most of the time, she can comprehend when something is wrong and try to fix it.
Mia visited a young spikieitis victim out of the kindness of her heart at the Emergency Medical Center for Spikieitis Reaserch and Treatment. The story was put in a newspaper article, saying:

"It was Gruel Furry's lifelong dream to meet Judge Mia, but when he was diagnosed with life-threatening spikieitis, it looked like he never would. Yesterday, he was surprised with Judge Mia herself!"

Physical appearance

Judge Mia has the appearance of a big, husky red-and-white sockmonkey. She has a unibrow, fish eyes, a snout, multiple uniwrinks, a double chin, and she is bald.

Mia usually never wears clothes, except when she wore some kind of variation of a dress for her wedding in The Justice Bride.



See also: Judge Mia Redford#Reynolds_2
Mia has had a complicated love life. Her first husband, Reynolds died while he was trapped in a canyon in the wilderness (Honeymoon of Horror), making Mia a widow.

Reynold's death

Not much is known about how Reynolds died, except that he got lost is a canyon in the forest. Mia shows no emotion about Reynolds or his death until Honeymoon of Horror, when they find his body. Mia says that more about Reynolds and his death will be revealed in her new book, Judge Mia: the story of a monkey and her dream.


See also: Judge Mia Redford#Fransisco_2
Years later, Mia met sixteen-year-old monkey Fransisco, and they were boyfriend/girlfriend from 1309 to 1311. Fransisco proposed to Mia on Valentine's Day (Judge Mia's Valentine's Day), and they were fiances from 1311 to 1326, when they got married and had their wedding. Fransisco and Mia were married from 1326 to 1327.

Fransisco and Mia's divorce

Mia: "Fransisco, I thought you loved me!"
Fransisco: "Mia...things have changed. I only married you for the money and the fame!"
—Mia and Fransisco's conversation after discovering that Fransisco had been cheating on Mia in Crappy Anniversary

Mia, Fransisco, Croakella, and Judge Milo at the divorce hearing

In the Season 11 episode, Crappy Anniversary, it was revealed that Fransisco has been cheating of Mia through their whole relationship. Fransisco had been hiding Croakella in his closet, and he let her out when Mia was at work. Mia was crushed, and went into some variation of depression. Fransisco is assumed to be happy, because he and Croakella ran off together after he and Mia got a divorce.
"How did I not see it was I so blind?..."
—Mia talking to herself after the divorce in Crappy Anniversary

Matilda was the one who found Croakella in their room, and at first, Mia did not believe Matilda when she told her. But Fransisco soon confessed, and they went to Judge Milo's courthouse to be divorced immanently. Matilda was insanely happy to be rid of Fransisco forever, and did not even care that her mother was depressed.



Mia was born in 1252 to two unnamed monkey parents.

Before 1308

Mia marries Reynolds Redford sometime before 1308, and they have a daughter, Matilda Bananomanoman in 1285. Reynolds dies sometime later between 1285 and 1308.


Mia begins her televised judicial career. She judges Velvet vs. Leamy, The Snortleson Brothers vs. Smokey, Grouch vs. Private, and Nugget vs. Cudz. Her company, JMN Studios, gains immense popularity and she quickly becomes a celebrity. Mia, Nut Nuttingham, Buck Snortleson, Fransisco von Kingsbury, Magdalen Bananomanoman, and Marley Bananomanoman come to 1308 in a time machine from 1310, from the the future.

Between 1308 and 1309

Mia somehow meets Fransisco von Kingsbury, and he becomes her boyfriend.


Mia judges Nigel vs. Buck. She and her daughter so shopping at the mall mall, and Matilda breaks her ankle. Mia urges her boyfriend, Fransisco, to buy her an engagement ring, but he does not.


Mia judges Gwen vs. Nibbles, Brownfeather vs. the Logger Union, and Mackenzie vs. George. She, Nut Nuttingham, Buck Snortleson, Fransisco von Kingsbury, Magdalen Bananomanoman, and Marley Bananomanoman go back in time to 1308.


Mia judges Grouch vs. Fat-Bear and Chelsea vs. Uni Buni. Fransisco proposes to Mia, and they become engaged to be wed. Mia's daughter, Matilda, greatly opposes to the marriage and is furious at her mother. Fransisco persuades Mia to "get away from home," and they take a plane on vacation. The plane crashes and Mia and Fransisco barley survive the wild.


Mia judges Kernelle vs. CamCam, Big Bobby vs. Drag-a-Butt, The People vs. Hipper, and Birdena vs. Turdsley. Mia meets her new rival, Judge Maya, who has a show exactly like hers. She sabotages one of Maya's episodes, along with Nut Nuttingham.


Mia judges Bobby Jane vs. His Parents, Hipper vs. Chipper, Turdsley vs. Fat-Bear, Croakella vs. Barry, and Nut vs. the Bananomanomans. Mia learns about Graspburgers syndrome when she meets Barry. She and Fransisco get married, and Fransisco finally finds out she is a judge.


Mia judges Birdena vs. JMN Studios, Courtney Cowbear vs. Chilly Chilly Billy, and Perry vs. Mary. Mia gets morphed with Buck Snortleson by Marley's SuperFuser. Mia leaves for a Judge Convention, and leaves Buck as her substitute. Mia is kidnapped by Judge Maya, and is forced to switch bodies. Mia bids farewell to Buck, who leaves with his dad, Conga Snortleson.


Mia judges The People vs. the Halfbreeds and Croakella vs. Schnauzette. Mia discovers that Fransisco previously adopted a child, Turdsley Fuzzingsburgue. Mia's family is kidnapped by Judge Maya, and Mia gathers the gang to help save them. Signs that Fransisco is cheating on Mia emerge.


Mia judges Birdena vs. JMN Studios.


Mia judges an unidentified case in Turd Love.


Mia judges Grouch vs. Mama Java, and tries to help Brownfeather fix her molting problem.


Mia's family is attacked by zombies, and she hides until the Zombie epidemic is over. Mia ventures into the backroom of JMN Studios and is attacked by "the Beast".

1320 - 1324

The show takes a hiatus, and it is unknown what Mia does in this five year period.


Mia judges Sue vs. Private, and she and her family is assaulted by Sue. Mia helps Humphrey get back to normal.


Mia knows that Brownfeather's famine is a hoax, but no one else believes her. Mia and Fransisco celebrate their 11th anniversary, but it is revealed that Fransisco has been cheating on her. They get divorced.


Mia judges Buck vs. Hipper. Mia is sued for making "unjust decisions in court". She raises enough money to bail out of the case, and later decides to retire. Humphrey takes her place as judge.




See also: Judge Mia Redford#Fransisco

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Mia and Fransisco kissing when Fransisco proposed to her

Despite Fransisco being almost 70 years younger than her, Mia and Fransisco get along very well. It is unknown how they met, because they were already together in Fransisco's first appearance[5]. He did not know Mia was a judge until their wedding, which Mia worried would distrupt their relationship. Little did Mia know that the second Fransisco heard she was a judge, he hatched an villainous scheme. He married Mia to become rich and famous, then cheated on her when he realized that Mia wasn't all that rich. They immediately got divorced in Crappy Anniversary.


Oh, nothing

Mia's daughter, Matilda

Mia: "Huh...what'd I do now?"
Matilda: "[sarcastically] Oh, nothing. Absoulutley nothing. How could you, of all people, ever [do anything wrong]?"
—Matilda going off at Mia for coming home late in So Sue Me!
Matilda is Mia's 26-year-old daughter, who is a loving mother most of the time, but also can be stern and cranky. Matilda easily gets annoyed with anyone, is usually on her mother, Mia's, case.

Earlier in the show, Matilda was mad at Mia for choosing family over business. Matilda got mad at Mia when she didn't come to the twins' Thanksgiving pageant[6].

Episodes later, in A Very Mia Christmas, Matilda acting slightly kinder to Mia (i.e. Feeling sorry for Mia when Fransisco didn't propose to her), but still acted sourly after the holidays.


Matilda laughing after Mia finds out Fransisco was cheating on her.

In So Sue Me!, Matilda was mad at Mia for showing up late for the family dinner, and had a tantrum when Mia told her about Sue.

In Judge Mia's Valentine's Day, when Fransisco proposed to Mia, Matilda was really mad at Mia for agreeing to be married, and stayed mad at Mia until the couple's divorce in Crappy Anniversary. Before their divorce, in The Justice Bride, Matilda objected at the couple's wedding, but Murphy told her to "give it a rest".

In Judge Mia Forever, all of Matilda's anger at Mia that had been building up was let loose. After being late for the twins' graduation and make rude noises and such, Matilda banished Mia from the family.

Later in that same episode, Matilda saved Mia from going to jail by giving her the last dollar needed to bail out of the court case. Matilda forgave Mia for everything and said she'll "like [Mia] for the way [she] is". It is assumed that their relationship continued this way.


Mia's son in-law talking to her daughter


Murphy and Mia rarely interact, but when they do, it is almost always neutral, if not positive.


"I've been keeping this from my family for a long time...I like Marley better than Maggie!"
—Mia, confessing her feelings about Marley in Croakella vs. Schnauzette
Though Marley is cute, Mia seems to get annoyed by him often. Nevertheless, Mia prefers him from Maggie[7].



Mia does not like Maggie as much as Marley, and finds Maggie quite dumb and annoying.


See also: Judge Mia Redford#Reynolds
Not much is known about Mia and Reynold's relationship, because he died before the show started. It is assumed they got along well, because they lived together long enough for Reynolds to die, and had children (Matilda).



Nut is usually the calmer one of the courthouse, and Mia gets mad at him often. She is demanding of him, and makes him act like her slave[8]. The biggest example of Mia and Nut's relationship going sour, is in Grouch vs. Mama Java, when Nut got upset because he thought Mia was treating him wrong, taking him for granted, and making him work too much. Nut went on strike for the majority of the episode, until Mia said "sorry" and everything was fine.

Judge Buck Screenshot

Buck in Mia's "throne"


Buck is Mia's annoying neighbor. A running gag in the show is that Buck appears in almost every episode and portrays an excessive amount of characters, but that stopped after Season 2. Buck means well, but often gets himself into trouble. In Judge Buck, Buck replaced Mia as a judge for a day. It is unknown how she feels about this, sense she was absent for most of the episode.


Mia does not consider Turdsley as her friend, though he does. She thinks Turdsley is dumb (which is true) and annoying. She treats him like an animal when she is not ignoring him.


Mia and Turdsley.


Mia thinks Birdena is bossy, rude, ugly, and dumb. Mia often wise-cracks at Birdena, only to mess up and look stupid. She does not consider herself and Birdena friends, thought Birdena is highly considered as part of Mia's "Gang", because she is included in most of the gang's adventures throughout the show.


Mia and Brownfeather have a mixed relationship. Sometimes they act as friends and sometimes they annoy eachother. Although Mia did help Brownfeather get Constipatia when she needed it in Brownflesh, Brownfeather betrayed Mia when she told her followers to "smite" Mia, Birdena, and Buck.


Judge Maya

Judge Maya is Mia's rival. It started with Judge Maya mocking Mia's show by copying it, then Mia sabotaged Maya's studio, and so the revenge continues. Maya as tried to ruin Mia's reputation by switching bodies, tricking her friends, kidnapping her family, and trying to out-do Mia's show.
So Sue Me! Screenshot

Sue threatening to kill Mia


Sue is one of Mia's newest foes, from the Season 11 episode, So Sue Me!. Mia particularly despises Sue's grotesque hair-do and personality. Sue threatened to kill all of Mia's friends and family in her debut, and Mia gave in to her doings. This may mean that Sue is one of the first of Mia's rivals to actually be able to control Mia.



  • She is the only character to appear in every episode.
  • She is portrayed as a cartoon character in title cards, technical difficulties announcements, and other non-filmed media.
  • In A Very Mia Christmas, during "Baby, It's Cold Outside," Mia's parents are shown as cartoon characters.
  • Judge Mia is a sometimes-realistic sometimes-fictionalized version of her actor, Mama Mia Redford.
  • Curiously, Mia never even uses a gavel. She usually uses her arm.
  • Mia is the main character of all but five episodes.


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Mia Redford image gallery


  1. In Mia's book, she mentions that she is 56 years old in the year 1308 which puts her birth year at 1252.
  2. Only by Birdena
  3. She claims that her friends called her Judgeypoo on the "Semi-Mid-Tea-Time Show with Pooh Pucenose"
  4. Because The Snortlesons live in 336 Funky Poop Parkway, and they are Mia's neighbors
  5. His first appearance was A Very Mia Christmas. He was introduced at the very beginning of the episode
  6. Judge Mia's Thanksgiving
  7. Revealed in Croakella vs. Schnauzette
  8. Grouch vs. Mama Java