Phillip Carson was the tertiary antagonist of the first season of The plumber Knight returns. He was a corrupt mayor who was paid by The koopa to allow the Goombas to wreck havoc on Ferral City. Mario eventually forced him to retire and make John Gibbs the police commissioner. Sometime after his rule ended he was captured by the Goombas and was tasked to kill Mario after being given cybernetic enhancement. When he arrived at Mario's house he ordered the Goombas to capture Denise and this lead to a battle between him and Mario, he proved to be a very powerful enemy for Mario but Mario tricked him into running into Mario's swimming pool which lead to his demise.