Owen and DJ are very similar in personality, both being some of the nicest people on the show. Once they move into the same cabin with the remaining guys, the two get along very well with each other. Eventually, at the persistence of Duncan, the two of them, along with Geoff, join Duncan's Guys' alliance. Although the two of them were never on the same team in the series, they continue to be close during the first three seasons. In Total Drama Action, Owen loves the food DJ cooked so much to the point he tries to persuade him not to leave the show.
Owen is selected to be one of his team's hunters to hunt down the opposing team's deer, one of them being DJ. At one point, Owen spots DJ and quietly approaches him but he is startled by a snake, alerting DJ who proceeds to run away. Owen chases him and continuously fires his paintball gun at DJ but all his shots miss. Eventually, the chase leads all the way to the top of the cliff where Owen finally corners his prey. However, he runs out of ammo, giving the advantage to DJ. With Owen unable to return fire, DJ approaches him with an angry expression on his face and throws him off the cliff.
Once Owen and Trent move in to the Killer Bass cabin after Chris switches the teams around to Boys vs Girls, DJ and the remaining male Killer Bass members throw a party for them. After Owen completes the final dish, DJ and the other guys cheer for him and are rewarded with a weekend off on a luxurious cruise.
The guys return to camp and continue to remind each other of their time on the cruise with Owen complimenting DJ's smooth elbows, commenting that they felt like velvet after a spa treatment. Although they assure themselves that they are "tighter than family," once Chris officially announces that they have reached the merge, the guys begin to distance themselves.
Owen meets up with DJ, Duncan, and Geoff in a cave, discussing how the girls outnumber them currently. However, DJ and Owen remember that morning, where both of them were standing outside the communal bathroom overhearing the girls fighting, while snickering to each other even to the point they had to leave the area. Regardless, Duncan is unwilling to let them be dominated and convinces the guys to form an alliance. Once all of them agree, Owen kisses Duncan and DJ on the cheek affectionately.
For the challenge, Owen and DJ hide on top of the main lodge, unbeknownst to each other as they're on different sides of the roof. After a while, they notice a bird at the center and proceed to move closer to it, only for them to discover each other. As they argue on whose hiding place it is, their combined weight causes the roof to collapse, causing them to fall inside of the main lodge where Heather discovers them, and informs Chef Hatchet of their presence.
After watching a horror movie, DJ and Duncan give Owen a thumbs up for having Izzy excitedly leap into his arms. When it is declared that DJ is eliminated that night, Owen announces a group hug for him that everyone joins in on.
DJ initially chooses to support Gwen for the finale, but after Owen announces that he will be throwing a party should he win, DJ and several others switch sides. DJ cheers alongside most contestants for Owen in his ending when he wins.
As the contestants begin to divide themselves into groups of their own, Owen and DJ team up with Cody and Tyler to find the million dollar case together. Their group are the first to find the case, and Tyler manages to climb up the tree to get it down. However, DJ immediately distrusts Owen as he believes that he'll run away with the case to claim the money all for himself. After Cody proposes they tie themselves together so they all hold the case, Owen has to do his "business" which earns him a scolding from DJ, who asks him why he didn't go to the bathroom before the challenge started.
DJ comments that Owen walking three city blocks in ten hours is just sad.
During the Awards Ceremony, DJ admits to having an illegal alliance with Chef Hatchet and willingly quits the show. At this moment, Owen realizes that it was DJ who had been cooking their recent meals all this time and is sad that he is leaving. He and several others attempts to convince him to stay but DJ stays firm to his decision. Even after DJ enters the Lame-o-sine, Owen attempts to talk him out of it or at the very least, send him some food.
DJ, along with the other members of the Peanut Gallery, looks worried as Geoff straps Owen to the electric chair.
During one of DJ's kitchen shows with his mother, Owen can be seen trying to steal some of their food before DJ's mother slaps him.
When the bus arrives at the airport, DJ is seen holding Owen and tries to calm him down as he has a fear of heights.Lindsay and DJ. Like the other judges, Owen agrees that he likes DJ's shirt though he admits that he wasn't paying attention.
With DJ being the final member of his team, Owen struggles with how to convince DJ to align with his own team, and even after advice from Noah ends up saying the wrong things which makes DJ and Noah feel awkward.
- Both have placed eighth in a season, with DJ doing so in Total Drama Island, and Owen doing so twice.
- Both along with Blaineley, are the only contestants to have had alliances with a staff member on the show.
|Interactions with||Everyone | Bridgette | Chef Hatchet | Duncan | Geoff | Gwen | Harold | Heather | Owen|
|Other content||Curse of the Mummified Dog | DJ's bunnies | DJ's mother | Guys' alliances | Irene|
|Interactions with||Everyone | Alejandro | Chef Hatchet | Chris | DJ | Duncan | Gwen | Harold | Heather | Izzy | Justin | Noah | Trent|
|Other content||Guys' alliances | Mr. Coconut|