Ganke refuses to be Miles’ “guy in the chair.”
After Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) defeats Spot (Jason Schwartzman) for the first time, he returns to his apartment and asks his roommate Ganke (Peter Sohn) to call the police to collect the villain.
However, Ganke immediately refuses and goes on a rant about how if he helps Miles now, eventually he’ll become his “guy in the chair,” which he doesn’t want.
This seems to be a funny reference to the MCU Spider-Man’s best friend, Ned (Jacob Batalon), who was excited to become Peter’s “guy in the chair.”
In fact, a lot of Ned’s characterization in the MCU is based on the comic book version of Ganke. This is probably why the producers decided to change “Spider-Verse” Ganke to differentiate him from Ned.