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1[[foldercontrol]]²²!Protagonists²²[[folder:Patricia "Patty" Bladell]]²----²* DisappearedDad: Her father's not in the picture, and her mother isn't exactly willing to pick up the slack. It's implied that her lack of a paternal figure is the reason behind her obsession with her pageant coach, Bob Armstrong.²* FatBestFriend: Was this to Nonnie before her weight loss.²* FreudianExcuse: Years of bullying and severe self-esteem issues didn't do wonders for her mind, turning her into a revenge-driven borderline psycho who can only barely hide it on her best days. She also seems to suffer abandonment issues from an absent father and neglectful, alcoholic mother, explaining her sudden attachment to Bob Armstrong.²* ItsAllAboutMe: Most of the main plot revolves around her crush on Bob and her wanting revenge on those who have wronged her. Nonnie later states she was like this even before her weight loss.²* MyGodWhatHaveIDone²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Robert "Bob" Armstrong, Jr.]]²----²* [[spoiler: InterruptedSuicide: Happens twice.]]²* ParentalSubstitute: After she gets over her initial crush on him, Patty comes to see Bob as this. [[spoiler: It doesn't work out well for either of them.]]²* WhenYouComingHomeDad: Usually too busy focusing on pageants and his work that his relationship with Brick becomes strained.²[[/folder]]²²!Supporting Characters²²[[folder:Coralee Huggens-Armstrong]]²----²* ParentalSubstitute: Suggested by Bob to be a mother figure for Patty during the mother-daughter pageant. Didn't start off right, but [[spoiler: ended up becoming close and winning the pageant. However, Coralee ends up blowing her off. But after Patty outed Bob, they both made up and Coralee decides to help Patty lose ten pounds before regionals.]]²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Robert "Bob" Barnard]]²----²* TheAce²* [[spoiler: BrokenAce]]²* WalkingShirtlessScene: He's a parody of this trope. ²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Nonnie Thompson]]²----²* OnlySaneMan: Clingy feelings for Patty aside, she's normally the one calling everyone out on their more absurd actions.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Brick Armstrong]]²----²* HeelRealization²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Magnolia Barnard]]²----²²* BettyAndVeronica: Magnolia is the clean-cut, preppy Betty to Patty's more dangerous and seductive Veronica. ²* TheAce: She's a classic AlphaBitch, a straight-A student and she's never lost a single pageant. Averted later in the show, when ²* [[spoiler: BrokenAce]]²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Angie Bladell]]²----²* ParentalNeglect²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Dixie Sinclair]]²----²* AsianAirhead²* BetaBitch: Subverted. She wants to be one to Magnolia, but the latter makes it clear she can't stand her.²* LaserGuidedKarma: [[spoiler: Every one of Dixie's attempts at ruining Patty's reputation are revealed.]]²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Regina Sinclair]]²----²* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Regina is easily one of the more scatterbrained characters on the show.[[spoiler: However, the end of season 2 reveals that she is the mastermind responsible for the death of five pageant girls, all for the sake of framing Bob for the murders.]]²* EvilIsPetty: Blames Bob for Dixie's ineptitude and does everything in her power to make his life miserable. ²* TheHypocrite: Accuses Bob Armstrong of assaulting Dixie, which isn't true, yet she had [[spoiler: sex with his son.]]²* LaserGuidedKarma: Those accusations end in [[spoiler: Regina getting thrown in jail for having sex with a minor, also getting caught trying to frame another person for sending out explicit photos of her daughter, and losing both her home and her job.]]²* [[spoiler: MrsRobinson: Was this towards Brick, and got arrested. Then she attempted it again with Christian, which wasn't successful.]]²* SoreLoser: Despite her daughter's horrid performance in the pageant Q&A section, she blames Bob for Dixie's loss. ²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Donald Choi]]²----²* PutOnABus: In episode 4 of Season 2, his family moves after losing ownership of the Weiner Taco restaurant. He is not seen or mentioned again. ²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Christian Keene]]²----²* [[spoiler: DerailingLoveInterest]]²* NewTransferStudent²* [[spoiler: StalkerWithACrush]]²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Pastor Mike Keene]]²----²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Sheriff Hank Thompson]]²----²* GoodParents: Despite being a single-dad and a police officer, he is always there for Nonnie and supports her, especially in her [[spoiler: romantic relationship with Dee.]]²* [[spoiler: OpenMindedParent]]²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Deborah "Dee" Marshall]]²----²* BigBeautifulWoman²* OnlySaneWoman: Seems to be the most rational character in the show, pointing out Patty's ToxicFriendInfluence on Nonnie, and is intent on keeping her distance from the former.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Gail Keene]]²----²[[/folder]]²²!Minor Characters²²[[folder:Etta Mae Barnard]]²----²* TheAce²* ParentsAsPeople: She's a caring mother to Magnolia, but works many jobs and is frequently traveling for work.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Stella Rose Buckley]]²----²* PsychoExGirlfriend: She got so badly broke with Bob Armstrong, when the latter chose to remain faithful to Coralee, to go to bed with Bob Barnard just to spite him, abandon her daughter Roxy (with Bob B.) in an orphanage because she still suffered for Bob A. and, at some point in her life, she even ended up in a psychiatric hospital. Once she has gone out and rejoined her grown daughter, they plans to destroy and annihilate the career (and even the marriage) of Bob A. in all possible ways and imaginable only to see him suffer as he has made her suffer. Also coming to kidnap Patty in the finale and plan to kill her just to tear her former lover apart.²* {{Yandere}}²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Roxy [[spoiler: Buckley]]]]²----²* [[spoiler: DisappearedDad: Revealed to be Bob Barnard.]]²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Robert Armstrong, Sr.]]²----²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Father Schwartz]]²----²[[/folder]]


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