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Characters: As Told by Ginger
This is the character sheet for As Told by Ginger.

The Main Cast

Ginger Foutley - Patterson

Voiced by: Melissa Disney

  • The Ace: When it comes to her schoolwork. She's a very bright, capable student at school and frequently excels at her academic subjects, especially English and Science.
  • All Girls Like Ponies: Ginger is quite fond of them, as her room would suggest. Along with the song she sings in summer camp involving copper-colored ponies.
  • Babies Ever After: With Darren.
  • Beware the Nice Ones
  • Big Sister Instinct: Gets pretty angry when Joanne calls Carl "rotten", and she sticks up for Hoodsey on separate occasions.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: The Redhead to Dodie's Blonde and Macie's Brunette.
  • Character Title
  • Childhood Friend Romance: With Darren in the later seasons.
  • Cool Loser
  • Disappeared Dad: Subverted in that her parents are mentioned to be divorced.
  • Dude Magnet: Surprisingly enough. Of the course of the show she manages to attract Michael in "Deja-Who?" (when she's posing as Courtney, until she shouts at him for insulting her friends), Joaquin in "In Love With a Proper Foreign Exchange Student", Jean-Pierre in "Stealing First", Camp Caprice Sasha, (although he does get back together with Clover), Jake flirts with her somewhat, Orion and, of course, Darren.
  • Emo Teen: People think she's become one in "She Was Gone", despite Ginger insisting it's a work of fiction.
  • Fiery Redhead: Mostly averted with Ginger; she's very sweet, but can often become very moody.
  • Girl Next Door
  • G-Rated Drug: The Mocha-Loco Frothinator in "Stuff'll Kill Ya." Her friends even have to pull an intervention.
  • Hair Decorations: She wore these quite often during her Jr. High years, although she let her hair grow out during high school.
  • Important Haircut: In the special "Far From Home" Ginger gets her hair straightened and given a blue streak to signify how much she's changed away from home.
  • Informed Judaism
  • Just Friends: With Darren in the first few seasons, before their Relationship Upgrade.
  • Meal Ticket: Not for money, but for being a "science whizz". Ian Richton gets paired with her in science and flirts with her so she'll do the work for him or he gets kicked off the football team. He goes apologies when Ginger confronts him, though.
  • Na´ve Everygirl
  • Nice Girl
  • Only Sane Woman: Among her classmates. She shares this role with Macie.
  • Red-Headed Heroine
  • Redheads Are Uncool: Ginger has curly shoulder length red hair and is not considered particularly popular by her peers.
  • Teacher's Pet: She's a self-described "science geek" and frequent kiss up to her chemistry teacher, Mr. Celia. She's also happens to be a favorite of her high school English teacher, Ms. Zorski, due to her talent for writing.
  • Will They or Won't They?: With Darren. They Do.
  • Wise Beyond Her Years: On occasion.

Darren Patterson

Voiced by: Kenny Blank

Dodie Bishop

Voiced by: Aspen Miller

Macie Lightfoot

Voiced by: Jackie Harris

The Popular Clique

Courtney Gripling

Voiced by: Liz Georges

Miranda Killgallen

Voiced by: Cree Summer

Mipsy Mipson

Voiced by: Sandy Fox

Family Members

Carl Foutley

Voiced by: Jeannie Elias

Lois Foutley

Voiced by: Laraine Newman

  • Ambiguously Jewish: For most of the first season, with her pronounced New York accent, Mama Bear personality and occasional use of Yiddish slang. Confirmed in the Holiday special near the end of Season 1, when we learn that her father was a rabbi.note 
  • Big Beautiful Woman
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Fiery Redhead
  • Good Parent
  • Mama Bear: To both kids- she goes ballistic when she finds out one of Carl's teachers tricked him into thinking he was going to die.
  • Nice Girl
  • Parental Hypocrisy: Bans Ginger from wearing makeup, yet she has her own bathroom full of cosmetics that she keeps locked. She also forbids Ginger from drinking coffee, although she does throw out her own coffee maker after some prompting from Dave and Carl.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure

Hoodsey Bishop

Voiced by: Tress MacNeille

Joann Bishop

Voiced by: Susan Krebs

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