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-->'''Played By: Chaneil Kular (Anwar), Mimi Keene (Ruby), and Simone Ashley (Olivia)

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* EarnYourHappyEnding: After the trauma avalance he's put through during the first season, it mostly ends on a high note for him. [[spoiler:He is reconciled with Otis, his father and Adam and at least tolerated by Anwar, he's back in the band, he feels confident enough to bring drag elements into his school attire. The only minus point is that Adam is shipped off to a military school.]]

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* TheAce: He's beloved, he's capable, he's friendly and above bullying others and although his reading feminist authors starts as a ploy to get closer to Maeve, he actually becomes interested in them. Later episodes reveal some shards of BrokenAce as well: His parents are close to divorcing, he feels enormous pressure by the school and one of his moms to succeed and he's just a little too eager to be corrupted by Maeve's brother.
* BecomingTheMask: A very mild example - he starts out reading feminist authors to become more attractive to Maeve, but then finds he really likes them.


* ButtMonkey: The whole school treats him like shit, which in the first few episodes is used for a couple laughs. A DeconstructedTrope in Episode 6, when this is shown to have created a ''lot'' of built-up anger and resentment that's brought to the surface after his falling out with Otis, where he ends up lashing out at Anwar as a result.



* HiddenDepths: as a competitive swimmer in training, he is under a lot of pressure from one of his mom and his trainer. In reality, he resents the intensity of his training and wish he could have fun like a regular teenager.

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* HiddenDepths: as As a competitive swimmer in training, he is under a lot of pressure from one of his mom and his trainer. In reality, he resents the intensity of his training and wish he could have fun like a regular teenager.teenager.
** His attempts to woo Maeve result in developing some additional ones on-top; while implied to be a LadykillerInLove, he quickly finds himself engrossed in the feminist reading he initially takes in just to impress Maeve and it seems to rub off on him, to the point he's the first male to stand up during the "that's my vagina" IAmSparticus moment.


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* PetTheDog: Anwar in episode 6, after making a mean comment that sets off Eric when he was at the end of his rope, gets punched in the face. Rather than take offence at the assault, he recognises that Eric was having a bad day and he was just unfortunate enough to be the straw that broke the camels back with him. He accepts his apology and encourages him not to take it personally if he sees Anwar's mom giving him death glares around town (as Anwar used the assault to come out to his mom and claimed Eric was a homophobic gay-basher).

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* SpoiledSweet: She's from a wealthy family, kind, and a loyal friend to Maeve.

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* SafeWord: [[PlayedForLaughs Sets one up during]][[spoiler: FOREPLAY with Lily, just after they kiss, which doesn't even end in sex.]]

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* SafeWord: [[PlayedForLaughs Sets one up during]][[spoiler: during]] [[spoiler: FOREPLAY with Lily, just after they kiss, which doesn't even end in sex.]]



A social outcast at Moordale Secondary with a reputation for being a slag and bad girl. In actuality, Maeve is a whip-smart girl who befriends Otis and has the idea to start a secret sexual therapy clinic.

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A social outcast at Moordale Secondary with a reputation for being [[ReallyGetsAround a slag slag]] and bad girl. In actuality, Maeve is a whip-smart girl who befriends Otis and has the idea to start a secret sexual therapy clinic.



* ButWeUsedACondom: unbuilt trope. [[spoiler:This happens, but Maeve doesn't spend any time agonizing over it, simply getting an abortion. She never even tells the father.]]



* DefrostingIceQueen: In general has a guarded personality, but shows her nicer side with her friends - notably Aimee, Otis and Jackson. Maeve tends to throw emotional walls and usually doesn't let people get too close to her, stemming from being abandoned by her addict mother, dead father and criminal brother.
* EmbarrassingNickname: Called "Cock-Biter" around school.

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* DefrostingIceQueen: In general has a guarded personality, but shows her nicer side with her friends - notably Aimee, Otis and Jackson. Maeve tends to throw emotional walls and usually doesn't let people get too close to her, stemming from being abandoned by her addict mother, dead father and criminal brother.
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* EmbarrassingNickname: Called "Cock-Biter" around school. school, due to an incident where she attempted to give a classmate oral sex but accidentally bit his penis.



* MeaningfulName: In the Irish epic ''Literature/TainBoCuailnge'', Queen Medbh (pron. Maeve) is a powerful queen with a reputation as a man-eater, who insisted on having wealth equal to her husband's. More mundanely, "Wiley" hints at Maeve's intelligence and her willingness to play outside the rules.
* ReallyGetsAround: Has this reputation. Though this is definitively proven to be untrue, when having an appointment for an [[spoiler: abortion]], she only lists one current sexual partner (Jackson) and as the series goes on, the rumors about her sexual life are deeply exaggerated.

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* MaliciousSlander: was the victim of in her youth. [[spoiler:When she was 14, a classmate tried to kiss her. She declined. To cover, he invented the cock-biting story whole cloth. This, plus GossipEvolution, is the entire source of her entire reputation.]]
* MeaningfulName: In the Irish epic ''Literature/TainBoCuailnge'', Queen Medbh (pron. Maeve) (same pronunciation) is a powerful queen with a reputation as a man-eater, who insisted on having wealth equal to her husband's. More mundanely, "Wiley" hints at Maeve's intelligence and her willingness to play outside the rules.
* ParentalAbandonment: Maeve's home life is extremely lonely. It is eventually revealed that [[spoiler:her MissingMom is a drug addict, her father is dead, and her brother -- labeled "Idiot Brother" in her phone -- is a criminal with no time to spare for her.]] She has serious abandonment issues as a result.
* ReallyGetsAround: Has this reputation. Though this It is CommonKnowledge that Maeve will sleep with just about anything with a penis. [[spoiler:This is definitively proven to be untrue, when having an appointment for an [[spoiler: abortion]], untrue. During her abortion, she only lists one current sexual partner (Jackson) (Jackson -- the one who got her pregnant), and as is not shown to have any others over the series goes on, course of the rumors about her sexual life are deeply exaggerated.
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* CampGay: Downplayed with Anwar. He's very fashionable but otherwise has no real campy traits.




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* WithFriendsLikeThese: Towards Aimee. They constantly take advantage of her, using her house to throw parties and smoke weed in, and even use her mother's credit card to buy pizza.


* DreadfulMusician: His inability to play the French horn properly is a RunningGag.



* ReallyGetsAround: as could be expected from a sexually-open attractive single woman, Jean has a series of one-night stands, which embarrasses her son.

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* ReallyGetsAround: as As could be expected from a sexually-open attractive single woman, Jean has a series of one-night stands, which embarrasses her son.



* StacysMom: Definitely has this vibe going on. Many men throughout the show are attracted to Jean and it certainly doesn't hurt being, in Eric's words, a "sex guru." Adam, Eric's classmate, points out that she's like a "sexy witch".

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* StacysMom: Definitely has this vibe going on. Many Jean attracts quite a few younger men throughout the show are attracted to Jean and it certainly doesn't hurt being, in Eric's words, a "sex guru." show. Adam, Eric's her son's classmate, points out that she's like a "sexy witch".



* LovingBully: [[spoiler: after bullying Eric throughout season 1, they end up hooking up.]]

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* LovingBully: [[spoiler: after [[spoiler:After bullying Eric throughout season 1, they end up hooking up.]]



* PetTheDog: Literally; one of his few redeeming points is his affection towards his family dog Madam.



* BigManOnCampus: he's the handsome, popular star athlete of Moordale.

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* BigManOnCampus: he's He's the handsome, popular star athlete of Moordale.Moordale. His introduction as Head Boy is met with cheers.


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[[folder:The Untouchables]]
!!Anwar, Ruby, and Olivia
-->'''Played By: Chaneil Kular (Anwar), Mimi Keene (Ruby), and Simone Ashley (Olivia)

The other members of the Untouchables, the most popular kids at Moordale.
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* BackstabbingTheAlphaBitch: [[spoiler:Olivia leaks Ruby's nudes]] in revenge for the latter's harsh treatment.
* TheDogBitesBack: Olivia cites Ruby's bitchy treatment of her as the reason for [[spoiler:leaking a photo of her vagina and threatening to reveal her identity]].
* EveryoneHasStandards: Anwar may be a jerk, but he at least stands up to Adam's homophobic bullying of Eric.
* GirlPosse: A clique of popular, fashionable jerks with one gay man (Anwar) thrown in.

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!Other Characters
[[folder: Jakob]]
!!Jakob Nyman
-->'''Played By:''' Mikael Persbrandt

A handyman who redoes the Milburns' bathroom. He and Jean develop a mutual attraction for each other.
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* HotMenAtWork: Downplayed in that he doesn't get overtly fanservicey scenes while fixing the Milburns' plumbing, but she does develop an attraction for him while watching him work.

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[[folder: Ola]]
!!Ola Nyman
-->'''Played By:''' Patricia Allison

Jakob's daughter.
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* AllMenArePerverts: Subverted. See reasons under "Paralyzing Fear of Sexuality" Also has trouble with attraction to women, because he was raised in such a feminist environment that he sees it as objectification.



* CluelessChickMagnet: An understated example, but throughout the series he catches the attention of Ola, [[spoiler: Maeve]] and Lily. Though in all fairness, in Lily's case she was desperate to lose her virginity and Otis was the only person to say yes to her proposition.
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: A few characters comment on his pasty complexion. Aimee compares him to a Victorian ghost and Maeve's landlady mistook him for a sickly child.

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* CluelessChickMagnet: An understated example, but throughout the series he catches the attention of Ola, [[spoiler: Maeve]] and Lily. Though in all fairness, in Lily's case she was desperate to lose her virginity and Otis was the only person to say yes to her proposition.
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: A Downplayed; a few characters comment on his pasty complexion. Aimee compares him to a Victorian ghost and Maeve's landlady mistook him for a sickly child.



* NatureAbhorsAVirgin: [[spoiler: Averted.]]



* RedOniBlueOni: The blue to Eric's red.
* RetargetedLust: [[spoiler: Attempted with Lily]]

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* %%* RedOniBlueOni: The blue to Eric's red.
* %%* RetargetedLust: [[spoiler: Attempted with Lily]]



* ButIWouldReallyEnjoyIt: When Eric and [[spoiler: Adam]] hook up.

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* %%* ButIWouldReallyEnjoyIt: When Eric and [[spoiler: Adam]] hook up.



* NerdsAreVirgins: Averted. Eric has had sex "two and a half times" at the beginning of the series, and is pretty uncool by his school's standards.



* StacysMom: Definitely has this vibe going on. Many men throughout the show are attracted to Jean and it certainly doesn't hurt being, in Eric's words, a "sex guru."
* TheStoic: In both her personal and professional life, Jean tries to keep herself emotionally distant and not let her feelings get the better of her. Though, this being a comedy there are moments when she's NotSoStoic and it is hilarious (see Jean cursing her ex-husband when he sends numerous copies of his new book to spite her and getting stuck in a driveway after following Otis to a party).

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* StacysMom: Definitely has this vibe going on. Many men throughout the show are attracted to Jean and it certainly doesn't hurt being, in Eric's words, a "sex guru."
" Adam, Eric's classmate, points out that she's like a "sexy witch".
* TheStoic: In both her personal and professional life, Jean tries to keep herself emotionally distant and not let her feelings get the better of her. Though, this being a comedy there are moments when she's NotSoStoic and it is hilarious (see Jean cursing her ex-husband when he sends numerous copies of his new book to spite her and getting stuck in a driveway after following Otis to a party).



* Main/LovingBully: [[spoiler: after bullying Eric throughout season 1, they end up hooking up.]]

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* Main/LovingBully: LovingBully: [[spoiler: after bullying Eric throughout season 1, they end up hooking up.]]



Moordale Secondary's star athlete and member of the swim team. Also is secretly having sex with Maeve at the beginning of the series.

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Moordale Secondary's star athlete Head Boy and member of the swim team. Also team's star athlete. He is secretly having sex with Maeve at the beginning of the series.



* BookDumb: while his academic performances are not touched upon, he is significantly less cultured than Maeve, part of his scheme to swoon her (inadvertently suggested by Otis) is to catch up on her favorite authors.

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* BookDumb: while While his academic performances are not touched upon, he is significantly less cultured than Maeve, part of his scheme to swoon woo her (inadvertently suggested by Otis) is to catch up on her favorite authors.



** GrewASpine: By the end of the first season, she chooses Maeve over her popular "friends".

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** * GrewASpine: By the end of the first season, she chooses Maeve over her popular "friends".



!!Lily

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!!Lily!!Lily Iglehart



* DoYouWantToCopulate: Said to [[spoiler: Otis, Eric, and OctoBoy]]. Stems from her early-season desire to lose her virginity and her utilitarian view of sex.

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* DoYouWantToCopulate: Said to [[spoiler: Otis, Eric, and OctoBoy]].[=OctoBoy=]]]. Stems from her early-season desire to lose her virginity and her utilitarian view of sex.



* ExoticEquipment: Some of the characters in her manga.
* FetishFuel: Her manga seems geared to the tentacle/alien-fucker fetish crowd.
* IdealizedSex: She writes fictional sex stories, but [[spoiler: when the time comes with OctoBoy, she isn't able or ready to have sex.]]
* Interspecies Romance: The porn she writes about women and aliens.

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* %%* ExoticEquipment: Some of the characters in her manga.
* FetishFuel: Her manga seems geared to the tentacle/alien-fucker fetish crowd.
* IdealizedSex: She writes fictional sex stories, but [[spoiler: when the time comes with OctoBoy, [=OctoBoy=], she isn't able or ready to have sex.]]
* Interspecies Romance: InterspeciesRomance: The porn she writes about women and aliens.



* MarsNeedsWomen: Her porn.

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* %%* MarsNeedsWomen: Her porn.


* MeaningfulName: In the Irish epic TainBoCuailnge, Queen Medbh (pron. Maeve) is a powerful queen with a reputation as a man-eater, who insisted on having wealth equal to her husband's. More mundanely, "Wiley" hints at Maeve's intelligence and her willingness to play outside the rules.

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* MeaningfulName: In the Irish epic TainBoCuailnge, ''Literature/TainBoCuailnge'', Queen Medbh (pron. Maeve) is a powerful queen with a reputation as a man-eater, who insisted on having wealth equal to her husband's. More mundanely, "Wiley" hints at Maeve's intelligence and her willingness to play outside the rules.

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* MeaningfulName: In the Irish epic TainBoCuailnge, Queen Medbh (pron. Maeve) is a powerful queen with a reputation as a man-eater, who insisted on having wealth equal to her husband's. More mundanely, "Wiley" hints at Maeve's intelligence and her willingness to play outside the rules.


* TheChewToy: Constantly picked on by Adam and has the unfortunate nickname of "Tromboner". [[spoiler: PlayedForDrama in Episode 5 and 6, where he is attacked while dressed in drag and tries to 'toughen up' by yelling at his music teacher and punching Anwar, resulting in him being suspended]].

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* TheChewToy: Constantly picked on by Adam and Adam, has the unfortunate nickname of "Tromboner". "Tromboner", and isn't treated very seriously by much of the school. [[spoiler: PlayedForDrama in Episode 5 and 6, where he is ditched by Otis on his birthday, attacked while dressed in drag and tries to 'toughen up' by yelling at his music teacher and punching Anwar, resulting in him being suspended]].

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