This is a character sheet for the British TV series, not the live-action American film.
Played by: Jack DavenportA police detective recruited into the squad after investigating into the disappearance of his best friend and fellow cop, Jack.
- Agent Scully: Tends to look for mundane explanations for everything, until proven otherwise.
- All Love Is Unrequited: Towards Kirsty.
- Always Save the Girl: Kirsty again.
- Audience Surrogate
- Deadpan Snarker: But then, who isn't?
- Did Not Get the Girl: Both of his potential Love Interests reject him at the end of the series.
- The Heart: Subverted.
- Knight in Sour Armor: Going there fast.
- Naïve Newcomer
- Refusal of the Call: At first.
- Reluctant Warrior
- Welcome Back, Traitor: Apparently. To be fair, although he did trade with the vampires behind the others’ backs, he tricked them and didn't provide what they wanted.
Played by: Idris ElbaThe main muscle of the squad. An aloof ex-soldier.
- All Love Is Unrequited: Towards Angie.
- Better to Die Than Be Killed: Almost shoots himself rather than fall into the hands of the leeches. Lucky he thought of something else.
- The Big Guy
- Cannot Spit It Out: His feelings for Angie.
- Jack Bauer Interrogation Technique: Nicely demonstrated on Colin the pedophile in episode 4.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: starts really warming up to Mike towards the end of the series.
- Kick the Dog: Literally.
- Hollywood Atheist: Although nothing is done to change this.
- Scary Black Man
- Shell-Shocked Veteran: The official reason for his discharge from the Army is PTSD following a friendly fire incident. The actual incident was different, and while it was very traumatic, it’s unclear how much he really suffers PTSD and how much of it was just a cover story to let him join the squad.
- Sociopathic Soldier: Seems like one at first. Has Hidden Depths.
- The Woobie: By the end of the series, everyone in the team has betrayed Vaughan’s trust in some way.
Dr. Angela March
Played by: Susannah HarkerThe scientist and doctor of the squad.
- Dark and Troubled Past: Possibly has the most traumatic back story of all the main characters.
- Determined Widow
- Hot Scientist
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Angie’s ruthless professionalism comes off as cold, but we get glimpses of a kinder personality underneath.
- My Beloved Smother: Not that she lacks good reasons, mind.
- Offing the Offspring: Neutralizing one of her daughters.
- Science Hero
- The Smart Guy
- Staking the Loved One
Father Pearse Harman
Played by: Philip QuastA former Catholic priest and the leader of the squad.
- Agent Mulder: Always the first to suspect Code V involvement in everything.
- Badass Preacher: Or Church Militant, depends on whom you ask.
- Death by Irony: Well, Terminal Disease by Irony. Pearse might have gotten his lymphoma from overexposure to the sun. “The Sun giveth, the Sun taketh away.”
- Knight Templar
- The Leader
- No Medication for Me: Unusually, used with cancer medications. He claims he wants to avoid cognitively impairing side effects while on investigation; he just might be considering other options.
- Skunk Stripe
- Pre-Mortem One-Liner: Delivered to Paul Hoyle, after an episode-long Hannibal Lecture. “Thank you for your concern. I’m spoken for.”
- Van Helsing Hate Crimes: The vampires accuse him of this. Judging by the ending, they’re probably lying.
- Your Days Are Numbered
Played by: Fiona DolmanMichael's ex whom he constantly turns to for help and information.
- All Love Is Unrequited: She might still have some feelings for Michael.
- Amicable Exes: Towards Mike, although he is less so towards her. We’re never told what happened between them to cause that.
- Betty and Veronica: The Veronica to Michael’s Archie and Kirsty’s Betty. Ironically, at the end of the series she is the one urging Michael to behave sensibly while Kirsty lures him (unintentionally) into danger.
- Friend on the Force: She’s Michael’s Friend on the Intelligence Service.
- Get Out: when Mike finally asks for too much.
Played by: Colette BrownJack's fiance. After his disappearance, her constant efforts to discover what happened to him put Michael in an uncomfortable position.
- Betty and Veronica: The Betty to Michael’s Archie and Frances’ Veronica. She clearly dislikes the haughty and sophisticated Frances and believes (justly) that Frances looks down on her.
- Complaining About Rescues They Don't Like
- Damsel in Distress: Unknowingly until the very last moment.
- Hot Teacher
Played by: Stephen MoyerMichael's best friend and Kirsty's fiance. His disappearance at his wedding day eventually leads Michael to discover the truth about Code V's.
- Dirty Cop: Jack wasn't all that even as a human.
- Evil Former Friend
- Hey, It's That Guy!
- Smug Snake
- Runaway Groom
- Transhuman Treachery: With a side dish of human treachery.
- Not Quite Dead
- One-Liner: “Get a life.”
Played by: Thomas LockyerA tabloid journalist recruited by Kirsty to help her investigate into Jack's disappearance.
- Conspiracy Theorist
- Face-Heel Turn
- I Have Your Wife: Well, he has an unrequited love interest...
- Intrepid Reporter: At first.
- Smug Snake: When he drops his pretenses.
- Transhuman Treachery: As poor Kirsty eventually learns.
- Vomit Indiscretion Shot: What happens when a Code V eats human food?
John Doe/ Paul Hoyle
Played by: Corin RedgraveA senior Code V captured 'alive' by the squad.
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