Knothead is Woody Woodpecker's nephew. He is very intelligent and quick witted Like his sister, Splinter. He is smaller than Woody. They commonly annoy Woody with all their accidents when he is reading a book or sleeping. Many believe that his aunt is Winnie Woodpecker because Woody and Winnie have gone on many dates in The New Woody Woodpecker Show. Knothead does not have the name 'Woodpecker' in his back, but many still call him 'Knothead Woodpecker'. Both he and his sister are somewhat superstitious and are often quick to assume.