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Characters: Detentionaire
The characters of Detentionaire:

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A. Nigma High

     Main Characters 

Lee Ping

An Asian as our protagonist? And not an anime?

Camillio Martinez

  • All Guys Want Cheerleaders Till he starts getting interested in Brandy.
  • Casanova Wannabe: Most of his appearances feature him hitting on at least one of the girls.
  • Catch Phrase: "What the what?!"
  • Deuteragonist: Gains this role in season 3.
  • Embarrassing Middle Name: Esmereldo.
  • Hypno Fool: He acts like an ape whenever the Trigger Phrase "butterscotch" is spoken and stops for the phrase "queen of hearts". This was caused when he was hypnotised by The Amazing Finnwich at Lee's early birthday party till "Finding Finnwich" when the spell was finally lifted. This was also used to help pull off the first prank.

Holger Holgaart

Biffy T. Goldstein

  • Hidden Depths: Biff seems to have a passion for sewing, even making the costumes for the school play. His hacking skills when he helps Lee also count.
  • The Immune: Similar to Lee, the prank song doesn't effect him.
  • Kindhearted Cat Lover: Cares a great deal for his pet, Rumplekittykat. He even carries her in his inner vest pocket at times.
  • Mission Control: Serves as this for most of Lee's exploits. Lampshaded in the first episode:
    Biffy: Man, this like a spy movie or something! Wait. But wouldn’t that make me —?
    Lee: The computer nerd? Sure looks that way.

Tina Kwee

Principal General Barrage

  • Mind-Control Device: The Council has implanted one inside his neck to keep him from recalling any memories related to them and to control him for their own purposes.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: The school is run by a Cyborg Drill Sergeant Eyepatched Badass Principal.
  • No Indoor Voice: He's usually seen yelling.
  • One-Man Army: He's one of the few characters powerful enough to take on more than one of the Hazmats and Tazel-borgs.
  • Papa Wolf: Say what you will about the man but, he will NOT leave his students behind. Does this for Lee Ping involving a Heroic Sacrifice in the Dance part 2.
  • Sadist Teacher: He held Football tryouts that involved bombs and cannons. He takes pleasure in physically dragging Lee to Detention and has mocked him for missing out on school events because of Detention.
  • Swiss Army Appendage: His left arm contains a variety of gadgets.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Victoria manipulated him into committing various incidents that would've guaranteed dismissal from his position. Later, the Council take control over him after implanting a Mind-Control Device.

     Cliques/Other Students 

Student News Team

Chaz Moneranian

  • It's All About Me: Tends to take over the news segments his very own "Chaz's Corner!"

Stepak

Popular Students

An exclusive clique composed of The Glamazons, The A. Nigma Tazelwurms football team, and the other cool kids.

Brandy Silver

Kimmie McAdams

Brad Von Chillstein

Dickie Andrews

Steve Carvey

"Matheletes"

Irwin Dexter

Greta Von Hoffman

Cyrus Xavier

Outcasts

Lou Black

Deuce Markowitz

Jenny Jerkins

Gifted Students/Genius Club

Ruby Kwee

Grayson Potter

  • Genius Cripple: The only student we've seen with an obvious disability
  • High School Hustler: He's even made the handicapped toilet stall his little office to sell high-grade papers.

Nadene

"Tech Nerd"

  • Fanboy: To both generations of Von Chillsteins.

Lynch Webber a.k.a. Radcircles

Other Students and Cliques

     Faculty & Staff 

Vice Principal Victoria

  • Peek-a-Bangs: Her hair is always covering eye, no matter which direction she faces.
  • Redhead In Green: Her usual attire.
  • The Starscream: A benign example as she tends to interfere with Barrage's running of the school, usually on the behalf of the students. Doubly subverted as it's actually a ploy to get Barrage fired so she could perfect her brainwashing experiments, using the students as guinea pigs.
  • Treacherous Advisor: Once Lee told everything he uncovered (thus far), she confessed her involvement in a top-secret brainwashing experiment to him and that Barrage is most likely after everyone associated with it. In reality, her and Barrage's roles are reversed, and she fully intended to get rid of Lee as well.

Sue Ping, Lee's mother

  • Drives Like Crazy: As her son's best friend, Cam, puts it, "every drive with you is like an adventure in almost dieing!"
  • Education Mama: They've even made her his math teacher!

Mrs. Alice

Principal Art Wurst

Other Teachers

Mann, Wurst, Finnwich, Ping

    Founders 

"The Amazing Finnwich"

Art Wurst

Elizabeth Mann

    The Council 

Members

"His Eminence"

Cassandra McAdams

"The Serpent"

  • Wicked Cultured: Implied based on his apparent knowledge of Shakespeare's works and skills to prepare crème brûlée.

Unnamed Members

    Associates 

Alfred Ping, Lee's Father

  • Dark Secret: He has been working for Mann, Wurst, Finnwich for years and only recently found out they were Evil All Along and kidnapped his first son.
  • When You Coming Home, Dad?: Gives off this impression due to his infrequent appearances in episodes, though it's subverted by Lee's lack of worry.

Mr. and Mrs. Goldstein

    Hazmats 

Cleaner Class

"Reaper-mats"


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