Theo (he also goes by his racing name "Turbo") is the main character of Dreamworks Animation's Turbo franchise. He is an oridinary snail who dreams of becoming the world's fastest racer (a goal continually shot down by his brother Chet). Spunky, up-beat and eternally enthusiastic, Theo gains insipiration from his racing idol Guy Gagne. Through a series of extraordinary circumstances, Theo gets superpowers that allow him to race very fast. It's because of this power that he joins Whiplash and hiscrew of gardensnails.