Howard and Harold McBride are the parents of Clyde on The Loud House. Often mentioned by Clyde, their first physical appearance is in "Overnight Success", in which they walk their son over to the Loud family's house for a sleepover. They had been mentioned prior to the episode in "A Tale of Two Tables" and "Hand-Me-Downer". They are also featured prominently in the episode "Attention Deficit", in which they try to help Lincoln with his science project. It is revealed in "The Green House" that they care deeply for the environment and use solar panels on their house. The two characters broke Nickelodeon barriers, becoming the first pair of married male characters in Nicktoons history.