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* GenerationXerox: Like her older sister, her best friend is a redhead. The similarities end there though.



* SpoiledSweet: Downplayed but she is much nicer than her SpoiledBrat of a sister.


* BrilliantButLazy: She's a quick learner and has lots of magic talent -- and she's well aware of this, which is why she always tries to go for the quickest an easiest solutions, and tends to just assume she'll be an InstantExpert at anything she tries without putting in the work.

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* BrilliantButLazy: She's a quick learner and has lots of magic talent -- and she's well aware of this, which is why she always tries to go for the quickest an and easiest solutions, and solutions; she tends to just assume she'll be an InstantExpert at anything she tries without putting in the work.


* PetTheDog: A lot more times in the TV series than the books. But rather a lot of SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments come between her and Mildred.

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* PetTheDog: A lot more times in the TV series than the books. But rather a lot of SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments heartwarming moments come between her and Mildred.

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* DisappearedDad: In the 2017 series, it's revealed that Mildred's father is not around. Her mom tells Mildred the two lost touch before she found out they'd be having a baby. As a result, he isn't aware of her. It's left open that they might get into contact in the future though-her mom says they can try to find him when Mildred wants.


* KarmaHoudini: Zig-zagged. She never gets a comeuppance for three of her worst deeds in the TV show - pushing the boat out to sea with Tabby and Ms Hardbroom in it, turning Mildred to stone for the sake of an art competition and stealing Mildred's holiday project of talking animals solely because she forgot her project at home.

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* KarmaHoudini: Zig-zagged. She never gets a comeuppance for three of her worst deeds in the TV show that would normally get someone expelled - pushing the boat out to sea with Tabby and Ms Hardbroom in it, turning Mildred to stone for the sake of an art competition and stealing Mildred's holiday project of talking animals solely because she forgot her project at home.


* KarmaHoudini: Zig-zagged. She never gets a comeuppance for two of her worst deeds in the TV show - pushing the boat out to sea with Tabby and Ms Hardbroom in it, and turning Mildred to stone for the sake of an art competition.

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* KarmaHoudini: Zig-zagged. She never gets a comeuppance for two three of her worst deeds in the TV show - pushing the boat out to sea with Tabby and Ms Hardbroom in it, and turning Mildred to stone for the sake of an art competition.competition and stealing Mildred's holiday project of talking animals solely because she forgot her project at home.


* BlackBestFriend: To Hettie and Mona.


* BlackBestFriend: To Sybil and Clarice.
* BlessedWithSuck: Has asthma that caused her to disappear when she sneezes. It later reveal that her sneezes are caused by an allergy to cats.

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* BlackBestFriend: To Sybil and Clarice.
Clarice in season 2. In season 3 she begins getting a lot more individual attention and her own ongoing subplot.
* BlessedWithSuck: Has asthma that caused causes her to disappear when she sneezes. It later reveal that her sneezes are caused by an allergy to cats.



* IntergenerationalFriendship: Develops one with Mrs Tapioca, despite a rocky start.
* MissingMom: It's revealed in season 3 that her mother is dead.



The estranged daughter of Miss Tapioca. She originally attended Amulet's Academy, but was expelled and eventually was allowed to attend Cackle's where she's in Sybil's year. She (somewhat reluctantly) helps her mother out in the kitchen alongside Beatrice Bunch, and starts up a side-business selling sweets to the other students. Appears only in the 2017 series.

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The estranged daughter of Miss Mrs Tapioca. She originally attended Amulet's Academy, but was expelled and eventually was allowed to attend Cackle's where she's in Sybil's year. She (somewhat reluctantly) helps her mother out in the kitchen alongside Beatrice Bunch, and starts up a side-business selling sweets to the other students. Appears only in the 2017 series.


* IntergenerationalFriendship: Ultimately subverted when she reconsiles with the grown-up Joy, [[spoiler: who is now known as "Miss Hardbroom." At first, Miss Hardbroom refuses to deal with Indigo, calling her "a mistake from my past" and keeps her true identity from the girl. When Indigo finds out that the SadistTeacher out to get her is the same person as her old friend Joy, she loses her temper, latches into a TheReasonYouSuckSpeech and flies off from Cackle's. In the final episode of the third season, the two do reconcile, but admit that with all that has happened, they can't be friends the way they were before.]]

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* IntergenerationalFriendship: Played with, a little.
** She's technically much older than Mildred, but since she spent thirty years as a statue she is still physically and mentally the same age.
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Ultimately subverted when she reconsiles reconciles with the grown-up Joy, [[spoiler: who is now known as "Miss Hardbroom." At first, Miss Hardbroom refuses to deal with Indigo, calling her "a mistake from my past" and keeps her true identity from the girl. When Indigo finds out that the SadistTeacher out to get her is the same person as her old friend Joy, she loses her temper, latches into a TheReasonYouSuckSpeech and flies off from Cackle's. In the final episode of the third season, the two do reconcile, but admit that with all that has happened, they can't be friends the way they were before.]]


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* OrphansOrdeal: It's not given a lot of focus, but after thirty years missing, Indigo has no family left and doesn't really have anywhere to go other than Cackle's. Even before her stint as a statue, she apparently had no parents.
-->"I had an aunt and an uncle, but I can't find them. I went back to the old house, I asked everyone I could, but no one even remembers them."


* LikeParentLikeChild: Part of the reason why she has problems getting along with her mother is that they are NotSoDifferent. Though Mable is loath to admit it, the two share a ''lot'' of character traits: They're both haughty, proud, stubborn and with a tendency to lash out and keep other people at an arm's length.

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* LikeParentLikeChild: Part of the reason why she has problems getting along with her mother is that they are NotSoDifferent. Though Mable Mabel is loath to admit it, the two share a ''lot'' of character traits: They're both haughty, proud, stubborn and with a tendency to lash out and keep other people at an arm's length.


* YoungEntrepeneur: She has traces of this with her sweet-selling business. Always looking to earn some quick cash, she occasionally tempts others with sales and discounts that aren't really. At one point she tells the other students that in order to celebrate an event, sweets are complimentary -- "and by that I mean you can buy them for a price, with my compliments." It's hinted she gets this trait from her father.


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* YoungEntrepeneur: YoungEntrepreneur: She has traces of this with her sweet-selling business. Always looking to earn some quick cash, she occasionally tempts others with sales and discounts that aren't really. At one point she tells the other students that in order to celebrate an event, sweets are complimentary -- "and by that I mean you can buy them for a price, with my compliments." It's hinted she gets this trait from her father.




* {{Muggle}}: Started out as one, though she always believed in magic and even before she became a witch she could see through the InfisibleToNormals spells the witches use to keep non-witches from seeing them.

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* {{Muggle}}: Started out as one, though she always believed in magic and even before she became a witch she could see through the InfisibleToNormals InvisibleToNormals spells the witches use to keep non-witches from seeing them.



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!!Mabel Tapioca (Annette Hannah)
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The estranged daughter of Miss Tapioca. She originally attended Amulet's Academy, but was expelled and eventually was allowed to attend Cackle's where she's in Sybil's year. She (somewhat reluctantly) helps her mother out in the kitchen alongside Beatrice Bunch, and starts up a side-business selling sweets to the other students. Appears only in the 2017 series.

* AntagonisticOffspring: Initially. She lives with her father and does ''not'' get along with her mother. As the episodes go on, they do come to a bit of an understanding.
* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Occasionally gets some moments like this with her mother.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: She can be surly, bad-tempered and rude, and not always the most ethical when it comes to business, but she's not a bad person.
* LikeParentLikeChild: Part of the reason why she has problems getting along with her mother is that they are NotSoDifferent. Though Mable is loath to admit it, the two share a ''lot'' of character traits: They're both haughty, proud, stubborn and with a tendency to lash out and keep other people at an arm's length.
* LittlePeopleAreSurreal: Completely averted. Her dwarfism is barely even commented on and she's treated like any other student.
* YoungEntrepeneur: She has traces of this with her sweet-selling business. Always looking to earn some quick cash, she occasionally tempts others with sales and discounts that aren't really. At one point she tells the other students that in order to celebrate an event, sweets are complimentary -- "and by that I mean you can buy them for a price, with my compliments." It's hinted she gets this trait from her father.


!!Indigo Moon (Kelsey Calladine-Smith)
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Mildred's roommate in her third year at Cackle's. Originally a {{Muggle}} girl with no magic, Indigo was given magical powers by her well-meaning witch friend Joy, only to go mad with the power and eventually got turned into a statue. Thirty years later she is brought back to life as a side-effect of one of Mildred's misadventures, and after careful consideration is allowed to attend Cackles -- provided Mildred keeps an eye on her. Appears only in the 2017 series.
* DidNotThinkThisThrough: A recurring problem for her. She tends to go with the first idea she gets without stopping to think whether it's a ''good'' idea or not.
* DrunkWithPower: Her original dilemma. Upon becoming a witch she got carried away with magic-use, becoming a danger to herself and others. Post-revival she's constantly in danger of succumbing to the trope because magic just makes everything so ''easy,'' and Indigo is not good at thinking about consequences.
* IntergenerationalFriendship: Ultimately subverted when she reconsiles with the grown-up Joy, [[spoiler: who is now known as "Miss Hardbroom." At first, Miss Hardbroom refuses to deal with Indigo, calling her "a mistake from my past" and keeps her true identity from the girl. When Indigo finds out that the SadistTeacher out to get her is the same person as her old friend Joy, she loses her temper, latches into a TheReasonYouSuckSpeech and flies off from Cackle's. In the final episode of the third season, the two do reconcile, but admit that with all that has happened, they can't be friends the way they were before.]]
* {{Muggle}}: Started out as one, though she always believed in magic and even before she became a witch she could see through the InfisibleToNormals spells the witches use to keep non-witches from seeing them.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Gives one to the entirety of Cackle's Academy when she finds out that her friend Joy's identity has been kept from her.
* UnskilledButStrong: Sums up her magic ability very nicely. Indigo is a ''powerful'' witch but isn't so good at ''controlling'' that power.


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* AscendedExtra: Only appeared in one episode of the original 1998 series, but became part of the regular cast in ''Weirdsister College'' and ''The New Worst Witch''.


* EvilCannotComprehendGood: Calling Ethel 'evil' might be a stretch as she's mostly just arrogant and petty, but this becomes particularly relevant in the third season of the 2017 series, when she attempts to perform a 'good deed' by exposing a mistake made by Mildred and creating a threat against Cackle's simply so that she can stop it, failing to recognise the difference between her actions and Mildred's genuinely good deeds.



** Taken up to eleven in the revival when Ethel blames [[spoiler: the destroying of founding stone on Mildred. Ultimately subverted as Ethel does admit to be responsible by the end of the episode.]]

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** Taken up to eleven in the revival when Ethel blames [[spoiler: [[spoiler:the destruction of the destroying of founding stone on Mildred. Ultimately subverted as Ethel does admit to be responsible by the end of the episode.]]



*** She takes an additional level in jerkass in the beginning of the third season, after having vowed to do just that at the end of the second season. It gets so bad that she accidentally turns herself into a swamp troll for casting too many spells in anger.

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*** She takes an additional level in jerkass in the beginning of the third season, after having vowed to do just that at the end of the second season. It gets so bad that she accidentally turns herself into a swamp troll for casting too many spells in anger.anger, and deliberately creates a threat to Cackle's just so that she can stop it (and she can't even do that right).



** She develops a variation of this towards Mildred in the two TV series, as she recognises Mildred as a genuinely good and heroic person who does the right thing even if she screws up.



* HeroWorship: Towards Mildred in After Mildred saves her from the tornado, Sybil looks up to her as a role model.

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* HeroWorship: Towards Mildred in both series. After Mildred saves her from the tornado, tornado (1998)/saves the school by helping to restore the Founding Stone (2017), Sybil looks up to her as a role model.


!!Ethel Hallow (Felicity Jones, Katy Allen/Jenny Richardson)

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!!Ethel Hallow (Felicity Jones, (Creator/FelicityJones, Katy Allen/Jenny Richardson)



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