The main personality is a hairless hunchbacked humanoid figure with light-green skin as well as no visible nose or ears, that speaks with an altered Northern English accent. His long, strangely-shaped fingers are his most notable function, thus the name "Salad Fingers"They were the focus of the initial episode of the series, where Salad Fingers is revealed getting pleasure from rubbing different things, especially corroded metal ones such as spoons, a doorbell panel, as well as a kettle. Salad Fingers is unable or reluctant to distinguish between living beings and motionless objects, and also is frequently discovered talking with numerous unreactive write-ups (notably his finger creatures and in two instances a human remains). He additionally speaks to his radio in one episode. Furthermore, he usually assigns such objects proper names as well as shows up to believe that they can connect with him straight, occasionally voicing their viewed ideas himself.
Salad Fingers occupies numerous behaviors, consisting of a routine size of the distance between his home and also a tree, tasting of the filth ("floor-sugar"), and paying attention to his radio. Often he likewise shows a scratchy asthmatic-like breathing when he becomes mesmerized at something or encounters extreme pleasure. The name "Salad Fingers" was invented by Firth's co-writer, Christian "Crust" Pick-up, who described Firth as having salad fingers while playing the guitar.  Regardless of residing in a desolate area as well as having many eccentric attributes, Salad Fingers is by no means wicked and also routinely stumbles upon as polite and also good natured.