He also just has a terrific comedic sense ",  while director and animator Steve Loter described both Friedle and DiMaggio as "experts in ad-libbing. It's as though we get to play James Bond's ' Q ' for each episode -- the more imaginative the toy, the better. With her fashion and pop culture expertise, Monique bridges the worlds between Kim's high school and crime-fighting lives,  also serving as something of a guidance counselor. Henderson on the sitcom Smart Guy , voices Wade. Kim's sidekick; her childhood best friend and boyfriend as of season four who,  unlike Kim, is cowardly,  socially awkward , clumsy, and unpopular with his peers. Tahj Mowry , who plays T. Her confidence and her sincerity really shine through. A Sitch in Time , Kim became involved in crime-fighting rather unintentionally. Drakken , a mad scientist constantly plotting world domination , and his superpowered sidekick Shego , who possesses the ability to generate powerful energy blasts and emit them from her hands, making her the heroine's most dangerous opponent. Drakken upper-right, in blue Kim Possible takes place primarily within the fictional United States town of Middleton, and focuses on the life and adventures of Kim Possible , an accomplished high school student who fights crime on a regular basis, assisted by her best friend and sidekick, Ron Stoppable , and Rufus , his pet naked mole rat. To prepare herself for the role of Rufus, Nancy Cartwright , best known for her long-running voice work as Bart Simpson on The Simpsons ,  researched naked mole rats extensively to the point of which she became "a font of useless trivia" and knowledge. The creators mused, "Drakken is as funny as he is because of how funny John is. We still have the villains, and we have the comedy with the villains and their bizarre schemes and how they get foiled. Shego is Drakken's sarcastic — but far more intelligent — sidekick, who openly mocks the scientist with little regard for his seniority.