- "No more dead bodies. No more unsafe streets, no more war. Your promise was and has been since the beginning of this unholy competition that the winner gets whatever he asks for. Whatever, Calypso!"
- —Carl Roberts, Twisted Metal
Sergeant Carl "Buzz" Roberts is a recurring character in the Twisted Metal series. He first appears as a driver in the original Twisted Metal, continuing with Twisted Metal 3, Twisted Metal: Small Brawl, and Twisted Metal: Head-On. He drives along side his sister, Jamie Roberts after his brief appearance in Twisted Metal 2.
A good cop in a world gone mad. He has entered the contest in hopes of forcing Calypso to put an end to Twisted Metal once and for all...
Wish: He wants to put an end to the Twisted Metal contest.
Carl is briefly seen in the ending video of Jamie Roberts. It is revealed where Calypso sent him after he won the contest. He reunites with his sister and they manage to return to Earth.
Voice actor: Christopher Nussley
Buzz and Jamie are frustrated Los Angeles police officers who have been trying to stop the Twisted Metal contest for several years. They plan to end the tournament, cuff its drivers and eradicate crime everywhere, right after they pick up three dozen donuts at the local quickie mart. This dynamic duo packs some serious heat.
- "Two good cops in a world gone bad, the brother and sister duo hope to put a stop to Calypso once and for all. Winning the Twisted Metal contest will prove to the world that there is honor behind the badge, and good triumphs over evil!"
Wish: To eradicate crime everywhere, and make a safe world.
Info and Ending:
Little Officer Roberts enters the contest in search of justice for the neighborhood! He is out to put a stop to the bully Calypso once and for all.
Wish: To put a stop to Calypso's bullying ways.
- In Twisted Metal Head-On, He returns to compete in Twisted Metal once again in the same brother and sister duo. While Jamie wants to confront him verbally to end the tournament, Carl has something else in mind for Calypso on ending Twisted Metal.
- Twisted Metal 3 is the only game where his name is Buzz instead of Carl.