Jay Brown (Billy "Green" Bush) is the father of the Brown family in Critters (1986).


On a rural Kansas farm, the Brown family sit down for breakfast. Father Jay and mother Helen send teenage daughter April and younger son Brad off to school while waiting on mechanic Charlie McFadden. After the Critters' crash a spaceship to Earth, near the Brown family farm, Jay and Brad investigate and interrupt the Critters consuming a cow. The Critters eventually besiege the farm and cut its electrical connection. While checking the circuit breaker, Jay is attacked by one of the Critters and, being severely wounded, just barely manages to escape.