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!Main Characters
!!Chyna Parks
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->'''Portrayed by:''' Music/ChinaAnneMcClain

* TheAce: A multitalented musical prodigy.
* BigLittleSister: She's taller than her older brother Cameron.
* BrokenAce: She's not very good at math.
* TheCastShowOff: She gets to sing at least once per episode. It's even {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d by Lexi in "[=chANTs=] of a lifetime".
-->'''Lexi:''' I spent $400 on tickets to see ''you'' sing? I see that every day for free!
* {{Expy}}: Of [[Series/ThatsSoRaven Raven Baxter]], [[Series/{{ICarly}} Carly Shay]], and [[Series/{{Victorious}} Tori Vega]].
* FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling: The talented Responsible Sibling to Cameron's Foolish untalented DumbassTeenageSon.
* GenkiGirl: She's pretty energetic and adventurous.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Olive. They are very close best friends.
* IdolSinger: Chyna and Lexi both get chances to showcast their natural talents. There is even an episode where they make to the Hollywood phase of an Idol show spoof, called ''America Needs Talent''.
%%* LittleMissSnarker
* NiceGirl: Often shown to be sweet and caring towards others.
* NotSoAboveItAll: Chyna can be really selfish sometimes.
* OnlySaneWoman: At least compared to the people she hangs out with, but she has her irrational moments too.
* PluckyGirl: Chyna is very adventurous and sees high school as an exciting place.
* SassyBlackGirl: Downplayed but sometimes has this attutide when she speaks her mind.
* SitcomArchNemesis: To Lexi. Lexi always loses.
* ShipperOnDeck: For Fletcher & Olive, as seen in "[=patANT=] pending".
* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: Though she doesn't have it as bad as the main male cast.
* TeamMom: The other A.N.T.s don't depend on her for nothing.

!!Olive Doyle
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->'''Portrayed by:''' Creator/SierraMcCormick

* {{Adorkable}}: Not entirely the stereotypical dork, but she has a large brain capacity, which she fills with very advanced subjects such as physics and calculus, she finds homework and extra credit assignments fun and can be quite awkward and eccentric. She's still very pretty and Angus finds her attractive.
%%* {{Adorably Precocious Child}}
* AwkwardKiss: She gets one from Fletcher at the end of ''unw[=ANT=]ed''.
* CatchPhrase:
** "What the heck?!" and "Interesting factoid" (and, to a degree, "Hollah!").
** Season 3 introduces "Zazzow!".
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: As seen in "The [=PhANTom=] Locker". She blow dries her hair in Chyna's locker. It barely makes sense in context.
* CunningLinguist: Olive is called upon by the principal to translate Japanese to a prospective Japanese Ant. She also says a few phrases in other languages in other episodes such as German and Danish, and speaks English in quite a few different foreign accents.
* CuteButCacophonic: Olive speaks relatively loudly and with an overdone accent of sorts.
* TheCutie: She is the youngest person ever inducted into Mensa and is a cute girl whith long blonde hair.
* DitzyGenius: While very book smart due to having super memory, she has very childish moments, such as believing Cameron's ghost story, having way more fun while the rest of the [=ANTs=] are playing musical chairs, and her overall naivete. At least somewhat justified in that the character is only 12 at the beginning of the series. Maturity comes with experience.
* DumbBlonde: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] since she has the greatest mental capacity on the show, she rarely puts it to good use, as a result, she sometimes ends up looking dumb and childish at times. She begins to play with this trope in "[=intelligANT=]".
* {{Expy}}: Of [[HannahMontana Lilly Truscott]] and [[Series/ICarly Sam Puckett]].
* {{Fangirl}}: Of Professor Marcy [=McLaughlin=].
* {{Flanderization}}: She went from a mere {{cloudcuckoolander}} who can be InnocentlyInsensitive in the first season to a full-blown {{jerkass}} later on.
* GamerChick: In "ReplicANT". She surpasses Cameron's high score in Donkey King and would have won a Donkey King competition had a blackout not happened. And while her proficiency in that game is attributed to her super memory, she also easily handled having to play a live-action of the game staged by Cameron and Wacky the Wolf, complete with barrels, ladders, hammers and an apple
* GenkiGirl: When she gets excited.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Chyna. They are very close best friends.
* InnocentProdigy: Despite her intellect, Olive is very much a child. Chyna is able to trick Olive into spending the night in the "haunted locker" (to prove it's not haunted) by leading her to the school blindfolded. Olive believes she's in Chyna's house playing a game of Pin The Tail on the Donkey.
* InsufferableGenius: She can be a know it all, especially around Fletcher.
* {{Jerkass}}: In her case her over-analytical mind seems to give her a LackOfEmpathy, plus she's a {{Cloudcuckoolander}}. Most of her moments are directed at [[ButtMonkey Fletcher]].
%%* LargeHam
%%* LittleMissSnarker
* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Olive's Masculine Girl and Fletcher's Feminine Boy
* MotorMouth: At times she speaks fast, combined with her GenkiGirl tendencies.
* NoIndoorVoice: Mostly in the first season, but it still shows up at times.
* PhotographicMemory: Her talent, and what landed her in the A.N.T. Farm to begin with.
* RapunzelHair: Her blonde hair is very long.
* TeenGenius: The [=ANTs=] are usually geniuses in their individual specialism but Olive is the only one who can be considered a genius in a more general sense. Her eidetic memory make her basically a human computer and she has the greatest mental ability on the show.
* TokenEvilTeammate: She's been developing into one in season 3, even to the point of being worse than Lexi.
* TookALevelInJerkass: From Season 2 onward Olive becomes bossier, more self-centred, and enjoys other people's pain (and doesn't hesitate to inflict pain on others either). In Season 3, it came to a point in one episode where she ended up being worse than Lexi.

!!Fletcher Quimby
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->'''Portrayed by:''' Creator/JakeShort

* ZeroPercentApprovalRating: In the ''entire'' country as revealed in ''Secret [=AgANT=]''.[[spoiler:Probably made up, though.]]
* AbusiveParents: Implied in several instances.
%%* {{Adorkable}}
* BookDumb: Yet this did not prevent him from being in the ANT program
* BornUnlucky: He's the ButtMonkey. Plus, his parents don't seem very supportive of his artistic ability.
* ButtMonkey: His talent is usually dismissed as useless and everyone treats him as an idiot. It even gets worse in Season 3, where most people treats him like he's nobody, Olive acts more aggressively toward him, and for some reason, the entire country hates him
* TheChewToy: Evolves into this later on. If anyone is going to be hit, teased, thrown, slapped, yelled at, or receive dirty looks it'll be Fletcher.
* DeadpanSnarker: He has his moments. He could easily be the snarkiest character on the show but his ditziness keeps him in check.
* TheDogBitesBack: Despite his status as the Butt Monkey, Fletcher proves in "feature [=presANTation=]" that he does have limits to how much he will endure. In the episode, Fletcher hasn't been able to sleep for days because Angus keeps having nightmares waking him up. He spends the episode helping him with this problem, while Angus acts like a total jerkass towards him. After his final plan to help him ends with them simulating being on a boat, causing Fletcher to still be awake and even fall in a bowl of fish, he finally snaps and, in a particularly impressive and gratifying moment, he not only stands up to Angus, but actually chases him around the school, leaving Angus able to do nothing but run and scream in terror.
* DoggedNiceGuy: To Chyna. He serves just the same functions as [[Series/ICarly Freddie]] did but minus the nerd tendency.
* DumbassHasAPoint
-->'''Olive:''' "With no rules I feel like I'm slowly dying."
-->'''Fletcher:''' "Technically we're all slowly dying, I believe it's called aging."
* {{Expy}}: Of [[Series/ICarly Freddie Benson]], complete with being the Butt Monkey (but more worse than Freddie's). Though their personalities differ, as well as liking a specific subject (Freddie's Tech knowledge to Fletcher's Art). Also, of Isaac Mendez of Heroes, to an extent.
* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Fletcher's Feminine Boy and Olive's Masculine Girl
* {{Flanderization}}: His ButtMonkey status is so exaggerated by Season 3 that you're more likely to see him getting hurt and insulted than actually, well, making art.
* GeniusDitz: Fletcher's great at art, but thinks snow angels are dead snowmen.
* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: At times, he ended up going along with the plans of villains, even when they admit their villainy. For example, he blindly agrees to paint Principal Skidmore even though she admitted to his face that she just uses the A.N.T. Farm as a sweatshop. Another example is when Lexi has Fletcher be the fall guy, so that she wouldn't get in trouble.
* {{Keet}}: "Hey Lexi, it's Fletcher from school!"
* LittleBoySeeksBigGirl:
** Fletcher occasionally tends to forget about Chyna when he's around Paisley, especially whenever Paisley hugs Fletcher. One such example (from the pilot no less) happens to be the pictured example on said Tropes page. So far it happened twice in the show, but he implied about Paisley on "[=chANTs=] of a lifetime" when he said he's moving to his 2nd best choice (since Chyna is gone).
** Does this again with Kennedy, and has a relationship with her, [[spoiler:but it turned out to be a facade.]]
* PieInTheFace: Gets one of these from Chyna in sANTa's little helpers.
%%* StalkerWithACrush: To Chyna.
* TookALevelInDumbass: Definitely lost more than a few IQ points from late Season 2 onward.

!!Lexi Reed
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->'''Portrayed by:''' Creator/StefanieScott

* AlphaBitch: Lexi's personality is typically played for laughs. She either parodies or exaggerates most traits of an AlphaBitch. Although she developed into a LovableAlphaBitch later on.
%%* AntiVillain
* AttentionWhore: To ''amazing'' levels. Lexi would do anything to be in the school paper, even if it means appealing to Olive, despite the fact that she generally dislikes the [=ANTs=].
%%* BigBadEnsemble: With Principal Skidmore, somewhat.
* CatchPhrase: "Shut up, Paisley!" and "You have got to be kidding me!"
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Becomes more of a comedic frenemy to the [=ANTs=] as the show progresses instead of a straight-up villain.
* TheCheerleader: The blonde bitchy type of cheerleader.
* DiminishingVillainThreat: Though she was initially designated as the main antagonist, that gets usurped by Principal Skidmore overtime.
* FreudianExcuse: "america needs [=talANT=]" tells us that the reason Lexi makes fun of Chyna is because she's secretly worried that she isn't as good as Chyna. Season 3 also shows that she's something of an insecure closet geek, which actually explains a lot.
* GoodWithNumbers: How she gets into the ANT Program.
* GuiltyPleasure: Lexi had two of these: First for the Stinkles movie, and later for Glarcon, after taking a glance at the comic book.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Paisley. Lexi may be annoyed by the latter's stupidity but still sees her as her best friend.
* HiddenDepths: The Season 3 premiere reveals that she is a math genius.
* {{Hypocrite}}: Usually. Season 3 brought more light into this, as she always said she hates the [=ANTs=], but turned out to be a math prodigy. Actually, both of the above makes her more of a ClosetGeek [[FreudianExcuse who tormented the [=ANTs=] relentlessly]] ''[[YouAreWhatYouHate because she IS one]]'', [[FreudianExcuse and doesn't want others to know, so they wouldn't treat her the same way.]]
* ItsAllAboutMe: In "[=PatANT=] Pending", Paisley's broken arm gets all the attention and Lexi gets ignored and becomes jealous, and decides to pretend to have broken limbs in order to get noticed.
* {{Jerkass}}: She's manipulative, selfish, and mean to nearly everyone.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: She has her moments, showing genuine care toward Paisley at times.
%%* LightFeminineAndDarkFeminine: The dark to Paisley's light.
* LovableAlphaBitch: In later episodes. She gradually becomes more likable.
* ManipulativeBitch: In spades. In "[=ParticipANTs=]", she lets Chyna onto the cheerleading squad just to wear her out so she would be too tired to audition for the school musical. This actually ends up working to Chyna's advantage when she shows up to audition and inadvertantly delivers the best monologue the drama teacher has ever heard.
* MsFanservice
* {{Narcissist}}: She is ''always'' looking at herself in the mirror.
* OddFriendship: With Cameron at times. She's also the character that's closest to Zoltan (other than his secretary, but even he's more chummy with Lexi than her).
* TheRival: To Chyna. She was also the lead of all of the school musicals until Chyna showed up.
* ScrewYourself: G-rated version of this at the end of "[=idANTity crisis=]".
* ShipTease: With Cameron in some episodes where they interact. It's implied Cameron may have a crush on her.
* SitcomArchNemesis: To Chyna. Chyna always wins.

!!Cameron Parks

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->'''Portrayed by:''' Carlon Jeffery

* ButtMonkey: Shares the role with Fletcher. He's treated like an idiot by everyone.
%%* CasanovaWannabe
* DemotedToExtra: He's been replaced by Angus in Season 3.
* TheDitz: He's not that smart. Still smarter than Paisley though.
* DumbassTeenageSon: Chyna's older brother and probably the third dumbest person on the show.
* FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling: The Foolish DumbassTeenageSon to Chyna's Responsible talented sibling.
* OddFriendship: With Lexi and Paisley. They are both popular cheerleaders while Cameron is pretty much a loser.
* PutOnABus: Though he returns in "feature [=presANTation=]".
* ShipTease: With both Lexi and Paisley, depending on the episode, although it's just a case of OddFriendship (or odd frenemies, in Lexi's case). Cameron seems to be attracted to both.
* TheUnfavourite
-->'''Cameron:''' But dad, does she have to go to my high school? I mean she's only 11.\\
'''Daryl:''' It's not Chyna's fault that she's gifted, anymore than it's your fault that you're...not.

!!Angus Chestnut

->'''Portrayed by:''' Aedin Mincks

* AbhorrentAdmirer: To Olive and is one of the rare male cases of this.
* AscendedExtra: In season 3, replacing Cameron.
* BigEater: He eats a lot, as seen in many episodes.
* CasanovaWannabe: He fancies himself as a KidAnova, but he's not that successful.
* {{Expy}}: Of [[Series/ICarly Gibby]].
* FatBastard: He's starting to become one of these.
* ObsessedWithFood: He once ate everything at a restaurant in less than an afternoon but was still starving so he ordered a pizza. He also bought everything from a bacon truck even though he doesn't like the food that much. .
* PromotionToOpeningTitles: He replaces Cameron in the Season 3 opening credits.
* StalkerWithACrush: To Olive. He has a huge, but unrequited crush on her.
* TookALevelInJerkass: Becomes more a FatBastard by Season 3.

!Recurring Characters
!!Paisley Houndstooth
->'''Portrayed by:''' Allie [=DeBerry=]

* AchievementsInIgnorance: Sometimes to RealityWarper levels. She's made a helicopter out of balloons ''that worked'' and did a full body gift wrapping of ''herself''!
* BrainlessBeauty: "I don't even know my own strength! "Strength" means "address", right?"
* TheCheerleader: Of the BrainlessBeauty type, while her friend Lexi is the AlphaBitch type. [[SarcasmMode How original.]]
* TheDitz: She sometimes forgets that her name is Paisley.
* DumbBlonde: Easily the dumbest character on the show and she is blonde.
* DumbIsGood: She's much nicer than her ManipulativeBitch friend Lexi.
* {{Expy}}: Of [[Series/{{Victorious}} Cat Valentine]], minus mentioning her brother.
* GeniusDitz: Paisley is apparently able to build a ''functioning helicopter'' out of ''balloons''. Complete with a rope ladder. In two seconds.
* GenkiGirl: She is very perky and energetic.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Lexi. Lexi may be annoyed by Paisley's stupidity but still sees her as her best friend.
%%* LightFeminineAndDarkFeminine: The light to Lexi's dark.
%%* MsFanservice
* NiceGirl: In contrast to Lexi, she's friendly and generally likes everyone and everything.
* PopularIsDumb: As to be expected from a pretty DumbBlonde cheerleader.

!!Susan Skidmore
->'''Portrayed by:''' Mindy Sterling

* ZeroPercentApprovalRating: All the students hate her.
* AlliterativeName: '''S'''usan '''S'''kidmore
* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: She was placed in a room with a live bear, but she singlehandedly defeated it!
%%* BigBadEnsemble: With Lexi Reed. Well, not anymore as of Season 3.
* DeanBitterman: Fits the role of the mean principal really well.
* EvilRedhead: She's one of the main antagonists and has red hair.
* {{Jerkass}}: She's greedy, self-serving, and corrupt.
%%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Only on occasion.
* NiceJobFixingItVillain: In the Season 3 Premiere, she made the school run down, hoping a billionaire inventor would fund the school for her own needs, but instead, he decided to make his own ANT boarding school and takes the [=ANTs=] under his wing, thus freeing the [=ANTs=] from Skidmore's tyranny.
* SadistTeacher: She uses the A.N.T. Farm as a sweathop, and once openly admitted to Fletcher that the entire purpose of the A.N.T. Farm is so she can exploit the kids' talents for her own benefit.
* SmallNameBigEgo: She's firmly convinced that she's young and beautiful, to the point where she cannot believe her own reflection is her.

!!Darryl Parks
->'''Portrayed by:''' Finesse Mitchell

* BadCopIncompetentCop: He isn't necessarily a dirty cop, but he doesn't follow all of the rules and he definitely abuses being an officer of the law. He is more of the imcompetent, played for laughs, PoliceAreUseless Disney version of this trope.
%%* BumblingDad
%%* ButtMonkey: Mostly around Christmas.

!!Gibson
->'''Portrayed by:''' Zach Steel

* {{Catchphrase}}: "Welcome to the A.N.T. Farm!", sometimes followed up with "I love doing that!".
%%* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}
* TheDitz: He is one of the less smart people in the series.
* {{Expy}}: Of [[Series/ICarly Spencer Shay]].
* FunnyAfro: His Jewfro acts as a BagOfHolding.
* HammerspaceHair: He keeps, among other things, licorice, fresh tissues and corn cobs in his hair.
* LiteralMinded:
-->'''Chyna:''' What is Gibson's idea of a perfect date?\\
'''Gibson:''' November 3rd!\\
[LaughTrack]

!!Wacky The Wolf
->'''Portrayed by:''' Christian Campos

* TheVoiceless: Wacky the Wolf never speaks and when Lexi impersonates Wacky, talking nearly blows her cover.

!!Violet
->'''Portrayed by:''' Claire Engler

%%* AbhorrentAdmirer: To Fletcher.
%%* CuteBruiser
* MusclesAreMeaningless: Violet easily takes down Officer Parks in "[=infANT=]".
%%* PintSizedPowerhouse
%%* UnstoppableRage

!!Zoltan Grundy
->'''Portrayed by:''' Dominic Burgess

* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: He tries to market phones to ''pets'' for one thing.
** And ''babies''. No, we're serious.
** Nonetheless, he is a genius in his own right.
%%* GoodCounterpart: To Principal Skidmore.
%%* NoSocialSkills
%%* OddFriendship: With Lexi.

!!Hashimoto
->'''Portrayed by:''' Tom T. Choi

%%* ArchEnemy: To Zoltan Grundy and the [=ANTs=].
* AscendedExtra: Started out as one-shot character in ''Suite Life On Deck'', before becoming a main antagonist in ''A.N.T. Farm''.
* BadBoss: Using humans as guinea pigs? Check. Resorting to unpaid child labor? Check. Forcing his employees to sleep in tubes? Double check.
%%* BigBad: Of Season 3.
%%* CorruptCorporateExecutive
%%* TheRival: To Zoltan.
* TookALevelInJerkass: In ''Series/TheSuiteLifeOnDeck'', he was a fair and honorable HonestCorporateExecutive whose biggest flaw is he was very determined to make sure no one knew his secret recipes. Compare him to the now criminal and cold-hearted man he is in this show (although his StartOfDarkness began when Zoltan created the new [=ANT=] Farm, which led him to ruthlessly do whatever it takes to bring him down).

!!Winter Maddox
->'''Portrayed by:''' Zibby Allen

%%* ChildHater
* VillainTeamUp: [[spoiler: With Hashimoto in "[=finANTial=] crisis".]]
* YouLookFamiliar: She's played by the same actress as Madam Goo Goo.

!!Kennedy Van Buren[[spoiler:/Kumiko Hashimoto]]
->'''Portrayed by:''' Creator/PiperCurda

* TheDragon[=/=]TheMole: [[spoiler:She eventually proved to be Hashimoto's daughter, although she came to care for most of the [=ANTS=].]]
* StatusQuoIsGod: The events of "[=finANTial=] crisis" (in which her true identity is revealed) are essentially ignored in "[=meANT=] to be?".

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