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    Devin LeSeven 

Devin LeSeven

Voiced by: June Diane Raphael

"Well, I'm sorry you're all such beta bitches. And for your 4-1-1-formation, you don't know how tough it is to be in charge!"

The most popular and self-acclaimed prettiest girl in school. Devin is a somewhat bitchy girl who dates DeVon and is best friends with Lola.


  • Alpha Bitch: She is the most popular girl in their grade and is prone to making fun of others, as well as being terribly self-centered.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Impulsively kisses Ali in "Rankings" (under the assumption that Ali's pansexuality makes her up for anything) and calls Missy's performance in the musical "hot" in "Disclosure: The Movie: The Musical!".
  • Break the Haughty: In Season 2, she gets her ass kicked by Gina after she slut-shames her both behind her back and to her face and then Lola, arguably her only friend, breaks away from her and unfollows her on every social media platform, and it's implied that Lola had been the only one who watched all of her Youtube videos.
    • Come Season 4, DeVon finally breaks up/divorces her after realizing how awful a person she is, and the news is made public throughout the school, and nobody really pities her and instead views it as something scandalous, and rightfully so.
  • Control Freak: She likes being in charge and tends to try to hold power in all relationships, including asking her boyfriend DeVon to go by "Devin" so they can be called "The Devins", when he complains about it, she posts their name as that anyway.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Devin may be a horrible Alpha Bitch, but even she shows disgust at Andrew trying to pull Lars out of his chair in "My Furry Valentine".
  • Even the Girls Want Her: She's described as the prettiest girl in the grade, and several boys (Nick and DeVon, for instance) are interested in her. But Lola is implied to harbor a degree of attraction as well.
  • Female Misogynist: Devin is a bully toward everyone, but she reserves her most extreme vitriol for other women, whom she holds to standards she doesn't meet herself.
  • Given Name Reveal;: Or rather, surname reveal. Season 4 reveals her last name is LeSeven.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: She's horribly jealous of Gina for the attention she gets from the boys.
  • Hate Sink: In Season 2, her unpleasantness is upgraded into being a complete bitch. Her abuse of Lola is ramped up and she gleefully slut shames Gina whenever she can to make up for DeVon breaking up with her, despite that she was a terrible, controling girlfriend all along. She doesn't get as much focus in Season 3, but it's still made clear that she's still a vile, hateful human being.
    • Season 5 keeps up her awful behavior, having her shame Jessi for having hairy legs and Lola for having "camel toe".
  • Hypocrite: She accuses Jessi of being un-supportive to her fellow women. Jessi rightfully calls her out on the fact she was the ringleader of the whole situation, and the others were just going along with her.
  • An Ice Person: In the Season 3 finale where everyone at school gains superpowers she's shown having ice powers while being fused with DeVon to contrast his fire powers, this is all revealed to have been just Caleb's imagination though.
  • It's All About Me: Devin tends to make every situation about herself and isn't above putting down other girls if it means feeling better about herself. She's arguably the only character whose even worse than Nick in terms of ego and self-centeredness.
    • This is ultimately the reason why DeVon finally breaks up with her in Season 4, having put up with her cruel, selfish and awful personality.
  • Jerkass: Devin is an enormously unpleasant person: she's a smug, manipulative, self-absorbed bully who gets her fun by making fun of others. She is somewhat nicer to Jessi, but not enough to be even remotely genuinely nice. By Season 2, she got upgraded from a jerkass secondary character to a minor villain.
  • Kick the Dog: When she gets the whole school to slut-shame Gina for no reason.
  • Lack of Empathy: She has no sense of decency or compassion for other people, and in general seems incapable of empathizing and understanding other people, and would much rather prefer to instead go on and on about herself and how she feels about things.
  • The Sociopath: She seems to exhibit several trait of one including having no empathy for anyone including her ex boyfriend DeVon, has a high opinion on herself, manipulates people into doing what she wants, is only interested in supporting her own needs, and has a constant need to bully people to amuse herself. Ali even calls Devin this when she tries to kiss her
  • Slut-Shaming: She's very critical of Gina allowing Nick to get to second base, and quickly spreads horrible rumors.
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    Lola Ugfuglio Skumpy 

Lola Ugfuglio Skumpy

Voiced by: Nick Kroll

"That's funny! We can say terrible things to each other because we are so close!"

Devin's close friend and her right hand woman. She is always following Devin and hates when she hangs out with other people or seeks other friends.


  • Affectionate Nickname: After they start dating, Jay frequently calls her "babe".
  • Age-Gap Romance:
    • She has romantic subtext with Mr. Lizer, the ephebophile director of Bridgeton Middle's school play, and even gives him a footrub at one point. That being said, they don't get very far in the relationship before Lola realizes how messed up it really is.
    • Downplayed with Jay, where she reveals to him that she's actually six months older than him due to her being held back in kindergaten. Despite it not being that much (and Jay considering it hot), it makes Lola terribly self-concious, especially with Nick and Andrew dating a pair of seventh-graders.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Despite being clearly interested in boys, she shows a degree of attraction towards Devin. When their friendship crash and burns, in the middle of her anger and rant, Lola kisses Devin before unfollowing her in all social media they have. Lola is also excited when Ali puts her on her list in Rankings.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: Lola suffers from severe anger management issues, and it's implied that her upbringing was traumatic at best.
  • Ax-Crazy: Before she broke away from Devin, Lola was essentially her attack dog and she's prone to violence. She even sprained Andrew's wrist when he tried to break up with her. In Season 3 she is shown having a total meltdown in a Judge Joe Brown video where after being found guilty, and even attacks the police guard that attempted to pin her down only for her to take his billy club and threaten to bludgeon him.
  • Berserk Button: Other people attempting to be close to Devin is this for her. She's very protective of her status as the popular girl's best friend.
  • Beta Bitch: Takes pride in this position. At one point, Devin outright calls her a beta bitch during Jessi's sleepover.
  • Big Breast Pride: Played with. She's further along in puberty than most of the girls in her grade - an attribute she appears to be proud of - but when Devin scrutinizes having a prominent chest, she quickly announces that she almost got a breast reduction in order to win back Devin's favor.
  • Breakout Character: Started out as Devin's sidekick, but has well and truly upstaged her after Season 2.
  • Break the Haughty: Less "haughty" than straight-up mean, but the constant ridicule she faces from Devin, her turbulent home life and being groomed and sexually taken advantage of by Mr. Lizer has made her increasingly miserable.
    • In season four, she hooks up with Jay due to their mutual loneliness.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: To anyone who talks to Devin.
  • Cut His Heart Out with a Spoon: Lola makes such a threat at the bailiff of the Judge Judy-esque show she was on after being found guilty.
    "I will smash your brain into a smoothie and drink your thoughts!"
  • The Dog Bites Back: Devin clearly holds no respect for Lola and often humiliates her when bored, which Lola takes in stride. After the sleepover, however, she can no longer handle Devin's treatment and abandons the position of Beta Bitch, unfriending and unfollowing her in all social media sites. While she appears to have made amends with her in season 3, she's nowhere near as loyal to her as before.
  • Domestic Abuse: She's emotionally abusive to Andrew, and crosses the line into physical abuse when he breaks up with her. She breaks his freakin' wrist!
  • Expy: She's essentially a miniaturized version of Kroll's character Liz from the "PubLIZity" sketches on Kroll Show.
  • Female Misogynist: She seems to have a very negative opinion towards feminism and women in general.
  • Freudian Excuse: It seems that a lot of her anger issues and insecurity stems from her unstable home life.
  • Friends with Benefits: She is a PG 13-rated version of this with Andrew: namely, they make out, but neither of them seems to be interested in each other beyond that.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: It's not difficult to anger her, especially if you're Andrew.
  • Has a Type: She admits this about herself upon confessing a crush on Nick, stating a preference for small, non-confrontational guys:
    Lola: I like a little rascal I can bat around.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: Two instances.
    • First is her friendship with Devin. Lola is fiercely devoted to her, but is completely unaware of how much she took her for granted and talked shit about her behind her back. That is, until Season 2.
    • Then you have her crush on Mr. Lizer, who is a misogynistic Jerkass and Hebephile that takes sexual advantage of her.
  • Hypocrite: After she and Devin hear about Nick's intimate moment with Gina from Jessi, she's the first to start spreading it among their classmates and resulting in Gina getting slut-shamed, and yet afterwards she goes over to Gina and has the gal to convince her that they are similar enough to be friends, despite the fact that she's the one who fanned the flames to Gina getting slut-shamed.
  • I Just Want to Be Loved: Lola appears to be desperate for validation, being obsessive over her friendships with Devin and Gina. Not to mention her aggression when Andrew breaks up with her.
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: Implied that this is the reason behind her violent attitude.
  • Insecure Love Interest: Due to her experiences with love, she doesn't reciprocate Jay's Love Confession because she was afraid that he'd ditch her eventually.
  • Invisible Parents: Although Lola mentions her mother frequently, she is never seen. Likewise, Lola has said that her relationship with her father is hostile, perhaps explaining why he is not seen.
  • Jerkass: Though not as bad as Devin, Lola is loud, aggressive, and pretty violent to put things mildly.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: When Jessi tries to apologize for Slut-Shaming Gina, Lola, through very convoluted metaphors involving Bill Cosby, rightfully calls her out on being a hypocrite for preaching about feminism and then turning her back on any girl she feels threatened by.
    Lola: You tell all of us young black men to pull up our pants, and then you, like, rape everybody.
  • Kill and Replace: In Season 1, she displayed a bizarre desire to someday kill Devin, wear her skin as a human jumpsuit and take her life. Devin actually found that very flattering.
  • Lovable Alpha Bitch: Though initially starting off as Devin's Beta Bitch, Lola would prove herself to be a far more redeeming and sympathetic character than Devin, while having moments of insecurities and kindness.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Has this reaction after exposing Jay's secrets (and penis) to the entire school in season 5.
  • Odd Friendship: She and Gina bond over their heartbreak and Devin's meanness. At the end of the sleepover, they turn their backs on the people who hurt them and seem to have forged an awkward but healthy friendship.
    • She also hits it off intermediately with Andrew's dad, Marty, after meeting him, and attends his father's funeral to support him.
  • Our Centaurs Are Different: Her power is becoming a bull-like centaur in Super Mouth.
  • Parental Neglect: Lola, a 13 year old, seems to very frequently be left alone at home while her mother is away for days, or even weeks, pursuing her own interests.
  • Pink Means Feminine: She's a popular, boy-obsessed girl who's often shown to be wearing purple or pink.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: Lola insults Jessi for being Jewish and has some disdain for women, crowing "Boo, feminism!" before revealing she's some shade of Trump supporter.
  • Precocious Crush: She has one on Mr. Lizer. The worst thing about it is that he's sort of into it.
  • Stout Strength: Has a bulky physique and can break a lunch table with a single blow.
  • Vocal Dissonance: She has a rather deep voice for a little girl and is clearly voiced by a man.
  • We Used to Be Friends: She used to be Devin's attack dog. However, nearing the end of Season 2, she realizes just how much Devin takes her for granted and eventually turns on her.
  • Woman Scorned: After learning that Jay cheated on her with his pillows during the Season 4 finale, she yells to him that This Means War! and promises him that he's going to get so fucked in Season 5. She makes good on this promise, even going as far as revenge porn.
  • Yandere: A more platonic example when it comes to Devin, as she reacts violently at the idea of anyone trying to steal her. Then you have her brief relationship with Andrew. When he breaks up with her, she responds by breaking his wrist.

    Caleb 

Caleb

Voiced by: Joe Wengert

"Hi. You're looking at me. How tall are you? There's a monster next to you."

Caleb is one of the members of the jazz club and is usually seen with Missy and Lars. He also carries around a yellow roly backpack and also works with Matthew as cameraman for his School News channel.


  • Ambiguous Disorder: A teacher calls him "special", clearly meaning he has some sort of condition, we're just never told exactly what it is. His complete inability to take social cues points to him being somewhere in the further end of the autism spectrum, most likely Asperger's. He carries around a visual cheat sheet of facial expressions which is a common tool for children on the autistic spectrum.
  • Ambiguously Jewish: A minor case, as the only implications that make Caleb fall into this trope are the facts that his name is a Hebrew masculine given name, his hook-ish nose and his slightly dark skin tone (which is notable in some places). So far, though, he hasn't exhibited any other characteristics of this trope, but the aforementioned three facts still place him in it.
  • Badass Adorable: He's an innocent looking boy who beats up Andrew when the latter is holding his backpack, showcasing his possible strength and later knocks Guy Bilzerian into the pool full of penis worms.
  • Berserk Button: Caleb does NOT like anyone else touching his roly backpack. Andrew learned that one the hard way.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He's the one to give Guy Bilzerian his comeuppance, out of nowhere, by knocking him into an infested pool just for trying to steal school property.
  • Captain Obvious: His constant expositions lean into this at times. One of his running gags is to pull out his cheat sheet depicting a guide to human facial expressions and inform someone how they're feeling.
  • Cute Bruiser: He's proven himself to be the most capable of beating up someone when he really wants to and his innocent outlooks gives him a cute factor to him.
  • The Cutie: Even more so than Nick. Not only is he very innocent looking but his obliviousness and childlike outlook on life makes him very adorable.
  • Hidden Depths: He's a really good superhero comic artist.
    • He went to a coding camp over a summer and made an app for the school ranking list. He also offscreen explained the algorithm to Matthew.
  • I Don't Like You and You Don't Like Me: Andrew clearly doesn't like him at all, as demonstrated in My Furry Valentine and Super Mouth.
    • Caleb doesn't like Aiden, saying this trope exactly by name and by monotone in Rankings.
  • Literal-Minded: A common trait of autism. In "Four Stories About Hand Stuff", when DeVon asks him "How did [Devin] take it", in reference to their divorce, Caleb replies, "With her right hand."
  • Mr. Exposition: He sometimes mentions things the rest of the students don't pay much attention to, but considering it's Caleb, they're probably used to it and he's still well-liked... well, mostly.
  • Mr. Imagination: Is the one behind everybody gaining superpowers as "Lord Infinite", by drawing the real-life drama out as superheroes in Super Mouth.
  • Nice Guy: He's a friendly boy who tries to get along with other kids.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: Gives one to Andrew when he catches him fondling with his roly backpack.
  • No Indoor Voice: Mostly due to having No Social Skills but Caleb always speaks in a loud monotone.
  • No Social Skills: Maurice refers to Caleb as the kid who lacking any understanding of social cues. That does not stop him from trying to socialize, though.
  • Odd Friendship: Despite having No Social Skills, Caleb seems to be good friends with the snobbish Camp Gay Matthew. The two work together in the school news, get along well and Caleb is one of the few people Matthew never makes any snide remarks about.
    • Subverted a bit in A Very Special 9/11 Episode as Caleb saw the truth behind Matthew's subplot to ruin Coach Steve's birthday.
  • The Stoic: While he's very expressive in his first appearance, Caleb becomes much more stoic later on in the show and mostly speaks in monotone.
    Caleb: I'm happy, too.
  • The Stool Pigeon: He has shades of this when mentioning to Lizer that Missy's not wearing her uniform in Girls Are Angry Too.
  • True Companions: Missy seems to think so, given her subconscious's space version of him.
  • Unusually Uninteresting Sight: He can also see Maurice, so he's clearly not bothered much by him.

    DeVon 

DeVon

Voiced by: Jak Knight
DeVon was Devin's trophy boyfriend in Season 1, but splits up with her for Gina in Season 2. Despite being 13, he suffers from arthritis.
  • Arbitrarily Large Bank Account: Despite being in 7th grade, DeVon seems to have access to a lot of money to spend on his relationship with Devin. In My Furry Valentine he keeps buying increasingly expensive gifts for Devin, culminating in an engagement ring! At their (in no way legal) "wedding" in Rankings, the whole event, while held in Nick's back yard, has all the trappings of a real wedding, including catering!
  • Awful Wedded Life: His "marriage" quickly suffers because of Devin's personality, and the two separate in Season 4. They get back together in Season 5 as a social boost, despite both knowing how miserable they are together.
  • But Not Too Black: He reveals to Missy that he's got a dial that let's him adjust his outward personality so he can either be non-threatening to white people and elderly black people, or full-on gangster to other black kids and talking pretzels.
  • A Day in the Limelight: He gets his own character arc with Missy in "A Very Special 9/11 Episode" where he teaches her about code switching, complete with a musical number.
  • Henpecked Husband: He's unhappy with Devin, but can't handle being alone and feels like he's the only one who notices that Devin isn't very nice.
  • Hidden Depths: Season 4 shows he's very skilled at code switching and is actually aware of how unpleasant Devin is. It also takes him just few seconds to apply white makeup when the cops storm into his class.
  • Jerkass: While not nearly as bad as Devin, he still laughs at Nick when he's pantsed in front of everyone.
  • Playing with Fire: He gets fire powers in Super Mouth, while being fused with DeVon to contrast her ice powers.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Downplayed, as his typical outfit includes a purple T-shirt and he's the most popular (and probably rich) kid at school.
  • Running Gag: During Season 2, he's repeatedly called an 'old man' on account of his arthritis, although no one seems to know of his condition. In Season 4, you can see a medicine container with the days of the week next to his bed, presumably arthritis medication. At one point it seems like he's going to confess that he's secretly old.
  • Satellite Love Interest: He gets little characterization outside of being someone's boyfriend.
  • Selective Obliviousness: DeVon is shocked when Nick informs him that the whole school thinks that Devin is a bitch. DeVon thought he was the only person who noticed that she was, despite her being a consistent horrible monster to everyone around her.
  • Slave to PR: Despite being a friendly guy, DeVon really wants to be popular, to the extent of code switching through multiple facets and getting back with Devin in Season 5 finale.
  • Token Minority: Deconstructed. He's the only black guy in the school, and Lena accuses him of being a phony because he has to repress his black identity around his white classmates to be popular.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: In season 4 he befriends Missy and dumps Devin, showing a more mature side of himself. Alas, the improvement seems to have become moot by the end of season 5.

    Lars 

Lars

Voiced by: Neil Casey

"It's not all bad. We can do Disney World in like, an hour and a half."

A handicapped boy who hangs out with Missy and Caleb.


  • The Alcoholic: Is noted to be drunk more than once during Season 1. He freely admits that he is only at Jessi's bat mitzvah for the open bar (keep in mind that he's a 7th grader) and is shown being passed out in his wheelchair.
  • Arch-Enemy: He gains two in Nick and Lola at the end of Season 3.
  • Axe-Crazy: He outright wanted to kill Nick after hearing from Andrew that he kissed Missy.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: When he's first introduced, he appears to be a fairly Nice Guy who gets along with everyone. However, his characterization in Season 3 reveals that underneath it all he's extremely controlling and callous.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: He's completely absent in Season 4.
  • Crazy Jealous Guy: Turns out he and Andrew really aren't that different at all in some sense, in regards to Missy.
  • Demoted to Extra: He doesn't have any speaking lines in Season 4.
  • Disabled Snarker: Every line of dialogue from him is dripping with a resigned sense of snark.
  • Dogged Nice Guy: Gains this after My Furry Valentine as a result of him falling in love with Missy.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Lars can be rather charming toward Missy, but at his core he's even more possessive than Andrew and shows far less inner turmoil about it. Once he's in a relationship with Missy, he doesn't hesitate to order her around.
  • Genius Cripple: He's in the jazz band, so he's clearly got some talent to him.
  • If I Can't Have You…: He pulls this on Missy in Super Mouth, but she rebuffs him.
  • Jerkass: It seems like he's always been one, but once Season 3's changes started happening and Missy becomes more confident in herself, it sticks. Super Mouth adds a bit of Troll to it due to both himself and Andrew invoking Enemy Mine towards Nick as well.
  • Significant Green-Eyed Redhead: He actually has hazel eyes, but he's technically qualified for this trope.
  • Yandere: He wanted to straight up murder Nick after he hears that he kissed Missy and then attempted to pin her down and threatened to destroy her if she didn't go back to him.

    Gogurt Burglar 

Gogurt Burglar

Voiced by: ???

A kid who runs around in the background sucking on a tube of gogurt.


  • Animal Motifs: He scurries around wearing a domino mask, giving off the impression of a raccoon.
  • Gag Penis: He, of all the male students in the school, has this, as shown in the Season 5 episode "The Shane Lizard Rises".
  • Informed Attribute: He's never shown stealing anything. The "burglar" part of his name seems to tie into his domino mask.
  • Troll: His sneaking around with a Gogurt tube is mainly to upset Coach Steve's lactose intolerance.
  • The Voiceless: Says nothing outside of giggling. He can, however, be seen participating in the Disclosure musical.
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    Lump Humpman 

Lump Humpman

Voiced by: Joe Wengert

A dim-witted boy with a deep voice and an "ugly attitude" according to his mother.


  • Abhorrent Admirer: None of the girls like it when he tries to flirt with them. Subverted in Season 4 when he gets together with the Jansen twins.
  • All Men Are Perverts: He's the first guy to openly harass Gina by asking to touch her chest, as well as the first guy to say something unsavory when the girls attempt to protest Lizer's dress code by doing a Slut Walk, and the first guy to harass Ali about being pansexual.
  • Badass Baritone: Has the deepest voice out of the entire 8th grade.
  • Simpleton Voice: Comes with being dim as a bulb.

    Charles Lu 

Charles Lu

Voiced by: Joel Kim Booster

A rather quiet classmate that many of the girls consider one of the most attractive boys in the grade behind DeVon.


  • Asian Airhead: Downplayed, but some of the other characters imply that a lack of knowledge is the reason behind his quiet demeanor.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Claims to be straight to Jay after he states to be attracted to him in Rankings and later starts dating Gina, but in season five after Jay teaches him wrestling moves the two kiss and Jay later becomes his "side piece".
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Seemed like a Nice Guy in Season 3, only to have no problems cheating on Gina with Jay.
  • Beta Couple: In the "Rankings" episode, he becomes this with Gina.
  • Catchphrase: As Andrew points out, he is a man of one word, which is "dude". In the one instance where he speaks a complete sentence, "dude" is still included.
  • Karma Houdini: Even though Jay breaks things off with Charles, the latter's infidelity is never discovered by Gina, and is still dating her.
  • Mr. Fanservice: He's incredibly buff for a 13-year-old.
  • Nice Guy: According to Gina, he's a decent guy. When the two of them slow-dance, Charles doesn't try anything perverted. Subverted in season 5 where Charles cheats on Gina with Jay.
  • The Quiet One: Lack of screen time aside, the boys note that he seldom talks.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Despite his seemingly nice attitude, not only did he cheat on Gina with Jay, he seems to either not notice or not care how obviously upset Jay is about being a side piece.
  • Remember the New Guy?: Comes out of nowhere in Season 3, yet everyone acts as if he has been in their class all along.

    Samira 
Ali's temporary girlfriend.
  • Satellite Love Interest: Downplayed. While Samira did appear before Ali, she was little more than a background character until they started dating.

    Gina 

Gina Alvarez

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"Do you want me to kick your ass again?"
Voiced By: Gina Rodriguez

"He told me I was a slut. In fact, you all did."

A classmate who developed earlier than the other girls.


  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: She's dark-haired, mature for her age, and more physically developed than her peers to boot.
  • Amicable Exes: Downplayed. Despite going through a very messy breakup with Nick, things seemed to have smoothed out and they appear to be on speaking terms in Season 3.
  • Berserk Button: When Devin calls her a 'slut' she delivers the first punch and engages in a full on cat-fight out of anger, and makes sure to angrily remind the other kids that they called her the same thing.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: She's a really nice girl, but is far from a pushover as Devin, Jessi and Nick learned.
  • D-Cup Distress: Gina's early development ended up earning the guys attention, much to her embarrassment and discomfort.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Turns out she has a pretty good sense of humor and enjoys making playful banter with Nick.
  • Demoted to Extra: After Nick's relationship with her went nowhere, in season three, she did not have much to contribute storyline wise, save for calling out Mr. Lizer's attitude towards non-white girls and even then Ali had a handle on that.
  • Gag Boobs: Deconstructed. Although her bust (and the boys' exaggerated reactions to it) is at first used for comic relief, we're later shown how people's general fixation on her breasts negatively affects her self-image.
  • Gainaxing: Her first ever scene focuses on her generous bust bouncing around as she runs.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Downplayed, but Gina can be angered somewhat easily as she despises being called a 'slut' to the point of becoming aggressive. However, it's also justified as she's recently become the main victim of bullying, slut-shaming and harassment from girls and boys alike.
  • Male Gaze: The boys initially only see her as a pair of boobs until being told by Nick's family that they need to see her as a person.
  • New Transfer Student: Subverted. Though she's new to the cast of Big Mouth (and Jay makes a comment referring to her as the "new girl"), Jessi quickly points out that she's been going to school with them since the first grade. The only reason more attention is paid to her now is her developing figure.
  • Nice Girl: Gina's an overall friendly girl. She's close to her family and is one of the only students who doesn't laugh when Nick gets pantsed in front of everyone and even tells the ones laughing at him (Devin, DeVon and Lola) to not be assholes.
  • Odd Friendship: After Gina gets her heart broken by Nick and Lola gets the same treatment from Andrew, and both are on the receiving end of Devin's bitchiness, they find a lot of common ground to become friends. Gina also feels sorry for how Devin mistreats Lola and that Lola thinks that this treatment is perfectly okay.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: When Jessi tries to apologize for spreading rumors about her and Nick, Gina calls her out on her bullshit and rightfully calls her a hypocrite.
  • Rejected Apology: After being slut shamed by Devin, she refuses to accept Nick or Jessi's apology, claiming that they don't get to ask forgiveness and have everyone else act like nothing happened.
    Gina: You can't just do something awful and then say you're sorry and then expect, like, make up make outs!
  • Remember the New Guy?: Lampshaded by Jessi. She's been in the kids same class since 1st grade, but the boys never noticed her until she grew breasts.
  • Rubber Man: Gains the ability to stretch her body like elastic in Super Mouth.
  • Slut-Shaming: Ever since she grew her breasts many of the jealous girls began to slut-shame her out of envy despite her never having actually been close to any other guy except for Nick.
  • So Beautiful, It's a Curse: Her development has made her feel bad about herself since the boys objectify her and the girls give her a hard time.
  • Spicy Latina: Averted. She's not overly promiscuous (she's only seen that way after Lola spreads a rumor that she let Nick touch her boob) and she's only aggressive when something really angers her.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: After Nick and Jessi end up spreading gossip of letting Nick touch her breasts, Gina is understandably pissed off at both of them.

    Mila and Lotte Janssen 

Mila and Lotte Janssen

Voiced by: Nick Kroll

A pair of identical Dutch twins.


  • Always Identical Twins: When one of them cuts and dyes her hair to set herself apart, the other one follows.
  • Ambiguously Human: Season 4 shows that when they smile, they have devilish eyes and razor sharp teeth. Combined with their lust for human flesh, it calls into question how human they really are.
  • Braids of Action: Downplayed. They both sport blonde pigtails (at least until one of them dyes her hair in season three, and the other promptly follows suit) and are implied to have murderous or cannibalistic tendencies.
  • The Dividual: Being identical twins and all. One of them feels self-conscious about it, while the other apparently goes out of her way to keep them looking alike.
  • Foreign Fanservice: Their first appearance is during a spin the bottle game that Nick possibly came up with for an excuse to make out with one of them.
  • The Fourth Wall Will Not Protect You:
    • In "A Very Special 9/11 Episode", after lamenting how unfortunate 9/11 was due to all the flesh that was wasted, they talk directly to the viewer; talking about how helpless the viewer must feel knowing they can't protect any of their beloved characters from falling prey to their cannibalistic tendencies. However, they don't actually end up eating anyone by the end of the season.
    • In-universe, they tell the other kids the story of Vader Johann, a demon who kidnaps children during Christmas. The story then ends with them cheerfully singing that now they know about Vader Johann, they must tell the story to other kids or suffer his wrath.
  • Identical Twin ID Tag: Mila wears blue clothes, while Lotte wears green in Season 2 and red in the following seaons.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: They have a conversation in season 3 that implies they want to kill and eat their classmates. The camera does a double take from panning over the crowd to focus on them for it.
  • Vocal Dissonance: Have very deep voices for 13-year-old girls.
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    Ali 

Ali

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Voiced by: Ali Wong

A new student who is pansexual.


  • Asian and Nerdy: Downplayed. She's an Asian girl with chunky glasses who's at least nerdy enough to mention Harry Potter in her class introduction.
  • Closet Key: She was Jessi's first crush on a girl.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: She's rumored to have transferred after fingering a nun, but the truth is actually more believable and realistic. After coming out as pansexual, Ali told her best friend that she liked her, who then called her a "lesbo". This led to her being ostracized by her homophobic peers.
  • Girl-on-Girl Is Hot: She comes out as pansexual - a decision that appears to have been hard for her given her past - only to get fetishized by the male students. Only Jay appears to be somewhat nice about it.
  • Hipster: She's got the glasses, faux-poor backpack, ripped stockings. Not to mention she brags about her sexuality.
  • Informed Attribute: Thus far, Ali's pansexuality has only been depicted as interest in girls. In "Rankings" the only non-girl on her list was Matthew, who she readily acknowledged is gay.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: She is basically based on how Wong looked in both of her standup specials, including the glasses, but, of course, without her trademark visible baby bump.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: While she is a bit stuck up about her sexuality, most of that can be attributed to being thirteen. She supports Jessi in protesting the sexist school musical and the school mascot and is one of the only students who supports Jay when he comes out as bisexual.
  • Know-Nothing Know-It-All: With regards to sexuality. While Ali acts like being pansexual makes her the definitive expert on all matters pertaining to sexuality, her speech on the topic is shot through with the kinds of fallacies that one would expect from a 13 year old who most likely hasn't even had sex yet (much less had sex with all the different types of people she claims to be attracted to).
  • Politically Incorrect Hero: Despite (or perhaps due to) being pansexual, she's dismissive of bisexuality as being too binary. She does warm up to Jay, though.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: If she can get away with cussing, she'll go wild with it.
  • Twofer Token Minority: Asian and pansexual.

    Misha and Izzy 

Misha and Izzy

Voiced by: Maya Erskine (Misha) Anna Konkle (Izzy)

A pair of seventh-graders that Nick and Andrew try to date.


  • Ambiguously Brown: Misha looks noticeably exotic, but it's not entirely clear what her ethnicity is. She could be Euro-Asian like her voice actress, but her dark complexion could be interpreted as indigenous American.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: They look exactly like their voice actresses as they appear in the comedy series PEN15.
  • Satellite Love Interest: Deconstructed. Nick and Andrew try switching partners when they realise they're not compatible, which the girls take offense to. They then point out that they're already the protagonists of their own animated series, in which Nick and Andrew are just one-shot characters.
  • Show Within a Show: They are the stars of their own Netflix series, Cafeteria Girls, which is filmed before a Studio Audience, has its own theme song, stars Coach Steve as Lunchlady Eve, and includes a Fuck Gremlin instead of a Hormone Monster with her own Catchphrase ("I'm a handful!").
  • Verbal Tic: Izzy sings her words at times.

High School

    Daniel 

Daniel

Voiced by: Zach Woods

The star of the school's drama club. Daniel is an eccentric and upbeat men who easily charms Nick's older sister Leah in a party.


  • Attempted Rape: He has a history of pushing women into giving him blowjobs. When they refuse, he spreads rumors that they did and attempts to slut shame them.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Comes off as a friendly Cool Big Bro and Leah's new crush, he is sweet, interesting, fun and smart and he is always very nice to Nick. Then it turns out he has been spreading terrible rumors about the women who refuse his terribly aggressive tactics of getting a blowjob.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: The final Seinfeld spoof of the episode has Jessi saying that Daniel died a while after the party. Jay expands that the Cotton Candy Brandy that Nick threw up in his hat entered his brain and gave him cancer.
  • Hate Sink / Jerkass: He has pushed several women into giving him blowjobs, pressured them into it and spread rumors about the ones that escaped, saying they did and slut shaming them, even getting Tallulah the title of "Blowjob Machine" when she refuses his advances. When he gets cornered, he refuses to accept his fault, calls the party out for slut shaming him and leaves with an air of superiority saying that party culture is to be blamed by what happened there.
  • Humiliation Conga: At the end of "Head Pusher". After his actions are outed, he leaves the party with everyone hating him. Nick goes to return his hat just to puke Cotton Candy Brandy in it, then Leah puts the puke-filled hat in his head, Jay flips the bird to him and Judd pokes his tires (along with everyone's). If the final Seinfeld-like spoof is canon, he's also dead of Cotton Candy Brandy-induced brain cancer.
  • Large Ham: He takes his over dramatic acting from the drama club to anywhere he goes and social outings, meaning he will talk in parties as if he was still in a play, by projecting when the situation doesn't call for it and speaking with in an exaggeratedly eloquent way.

    Tallulah Levine 

Tallulah Levine

Voiced by: Mae Whitman

A high school freshman who hits it off with Nick. She is rumored to have amazing oral skills.


Staff

    Coach Steve 

Coach Steve

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"I can't believe you're putting me in the Friend-Zone! That's like the Number 1 zone!"
Voiced by: Nick Kroll
"I'm what's known in the medical community as a man baby."

The loud, bumbling, but well-meaning gym teacher. Even after getting fired at the end of Season 2, he continues to interact with the main cast.


  • Ambiguous Disorder: He's initially just presented as a weirdo, but it becomes increasingly clear that he may have legit learning disadvantages.
  • Big Damn Heroes: He manages to distract the Shame Wizard long enough for the kids to realize the latter’s intentions.
  • Break the Cutie: He's absolutely distraught when he finds out what happened on his birthday, which is September 11th.
  • Buried Alive: Was thought to be dead after eating a wheel of cheese. The credits show his hand bursting out of the ground holding a milkshake.
  • Cool Teacher: Though portrayed as a loser, he's usually there for the kids if they have a problem.
  • Character Tic: He tends to do stretches from time to time.
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: Steve is a weird dude, to put it mildly.
  • Demoted to Extra: His appearances decrease every season from Season 3 onward, with him usually just making cameo appearances. He gets a focus episode in Season 4, but nothing but a few jokey appearances in Season 5.
  • The Ditz: Steve isn’t very bright at all.
  • Expy: He's a lot like Borat, if his extreme social awkwardness came not from being a clueless foreigner, but from having some sort of condition.
  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": Even when he's fired from Bridgeton Middle, he still refers to himself as "Coach Steve".
  • Famous Ancestor: The episode "Duke" implies that he's a descendant from Theodore Roosevelt.
  • Flanderization: During the first episode, Steve's eccentries are considerably downplayed compared to how out in the open they are in later episodes.
  • Friend to All Children: Oh, he wishes he was this, at the very least. He acts more like a friend and ally to the students way more than any other teacher at their school. Truth is he's ...
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: People only hang out around him when they absolutely have to, like at work. However this is later Subverted, as the more they hang out with him, the more they find themselves somewhat charmed by his naive goodness. Jay and the Shame Wizard wind up becoming genuine friends with him.
  • Foreign Cuss Word: At a bar he "works" at (he actually just bartends for free... despite management constantly telling him to leave), the staff calls him pendejonote . He doesn't know what it means, so he just happily assumes it's a nickname. When he DJs at Jessi's Bat Mitzvah, he adopts it as his stage name, DJ Pendejo.
  • Freeing the Genie: Attempts this on his hormone monster, Rick, after losing his virginity. Even Rick, who's normally just as stupid as Steve is, lampshades how ridiculous this is.
    Rick: I love this guy, but he thinks I'm a genie!
  • Gag Penis: In season 2, Maurice guesses Steve has a "big, meaty horse cock".
    • In season 4's "Nick Starr", we find out that in the future, Steve is in a coma after getting into a dick-measuring contest with a horse, and the horse got jealous, and kicked him in the head! This episode was just Nick's dream however, so it's unknown what the real Steve has.
  • He Cleans Up Nicely: He actually looks pretty decent after the makeover the Fab Five give him. Although it doesn't stay through season 4.
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: Steve makes it no secret just how much he craves companionship. And whenever someone reciprocates, you can't help but feel happy for the guy.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: While he's friends with pretty much all of the main cast, he seems to bond the most with Jay since they've both led (and continue to lead) desperately sad lives and are stuffed full of delusion. Also Steve has the maturity of a child Jay's age or younger.
  • Kindhearted Simpleton: Steve is short more than a couple of chromosomes, but his heart is always in the right place.
  • Manchild: Steve is incredibly immature and socially disadvantaged, which helps explain why he gets along with the kids so well.
  • Never Learned to Read: Despite working in a school. He does, however know the alphabet, but just barely, and he doesn't actually know the names for the letters. He instead has nicknames for them.
  • Nice Guy: Despite his weirdness, Steve is a very good-natured and friendly guy who doesn't hold any real malice towards anyone.
  • Not Good with Rejection: Inverted. Steve is turned down by Ms. Benitez, claiming she only likes him as a friend. This leaves Steve overjoyed to finally have someone acknowledge him as a friend.
  • Plot Allergy: He's severely lactose intolerant and doesn't realize that things like cheese and milk count as dairy.
  • The Pollyanna: Played Straight. No matter how pathetic his life seems, Steve is almost always cheerful and optimistic.
  • Porn Stache: Has one up until getting a makeover courtesy of the Fab 5. It comes back in Season 4.
  • Repetitive Name: His grave says both his first and last names are Steve.
  • Self-Applied Nickname: Refers to himself, Nick, Andrew, Jessi and Jay as the Fab Five.
  • Significant Birth Date: "A Very Special 9/11 Episode" reveals the titular day is his birthday.
  • Status Quo Is God: His makeover doesn't carry into Season 4.
  • Third Eye: Claims to have had eyes on his pener that the doctor removed when he was four.
  • Why Do You Keep Changing Jobs?: He outright says in season 3 that he'll have a new job in each episode.

    Mr. Lizer 

Mr. Terry Lizer

Voiced by: Rob Huebel

A much less awkward teacher.


  • Arc Villain: The closest that Season 3 has to one anyways. Much of the problems that the kids are facing in school can all be traced back to his actions and decisions.
  • Ascended Extra: Only appeared in a few episodes of Season 1, and was even more absent in Season 2, before coming front and center as the main antagonist in Season 3.
  • Animal Motifs: In Missy's daydreams, he's presented as a lizard-like alien creature, which fits with his name and his creepy behavior.
  • Berserk Button: Any woman who talks back to him or disagrees with him.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: He presents himself as a Cool Teacher, but underneath him is a misogynistic and arrogant jackass.
  • Child Hater: He despises his students and goes out of his way to make their lives very difficult.
  • Contrasting Sequel Antagonist: To the Shame Wizard. The Shame Wizard is a supernatural monster that forces adolescent kids to endure shame so that they would hold themselves for their their own bad behavior, while Lizer is a regular human being who would pin blame on all his students to avoid facing consequence for his own actions. The Shame Wizard starts off dark and menacing but reveals himself to have sympathetic and well-intentioned motives near the end, while Lizer starts off productive and well-meaning only to reveal himself to be selfishly vile without any redeeming qualities.
  • Cool Teacher: Subverted. He's obviously trying to cultivate this image, and his students like him for it, but he's mostly just a pretentious tool. Plus, Jessi got a very creepy vibe from him after wearing a new push-up bra. Come Season 3, his darker side comes to the surface more and more to the point where everyone starts to see through his facade.
    • As a further subversion, it's implied Rick is his Hormone Monster.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: While technically the closest thing season 3 has to an Arc Villain, Lizer disappears after meeting his downfall in the season's penultimate episode. The main conflict in the finale is driven by the kids themselves.
  • Evil Counterpart: He's this for Coach Steve. Both are teachers that interacts with the main casts of children, but while Steve is a naive but well-meaning Cool Teacher who loves his students, Lizer is a pretentious and selfish Sadist Teacher who despises them.
  • Expy: A Sadist Teacher who despises his student and torments them, especially the female ones whom he sexually harasses, it would not be surprising if Lizer was based off of Kamoshida from Persona 5.
  • Foil: To Coach Steve. He's less bizarre and clearly a functioning adult, but Steve is a humble and helpful man while Mr. Lizer is a quietly creepy douche-bag.
  • Hate Sink: This guy has absolutely no redeeming qualities to speak of. He's arrogant, hypocritical, a bully, self-absorbed, and to top it all off, he's a closet misogynist and hebephile, as he attempts to groom Lola while she's working for him as assistant manager.
  • The Heavy: Unlike most of other antagonists who are monsters serving as manifestations of the kids behavior rather than genuine forces of evil, Lizer is a real malicious human being that deliberately drives the plot of season 3 with his actions.
  • Humans Are the Real Monsters: While the monsters might not be the best role models for their kids, they at least try their best to guide them to the right path. By contrast, Lizer manipulates and abuses them for his own selfish desires, making him stand out as arguably the single most vile being in the show, even more so than the actual monsters.
  • Jerkass: He's a rude and condescending misogynist who has nothing but contempt for his students.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: He ends up falling through the trap door of the stage musical he was directing and having his sharp feet slice through his penis. Previously he'd begun grooming Lola by getting her to give him foot massages, so it's a ridiculously on-point punishment.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: Despite his pretensions to being a feminist, he might give Guy Bilzerian a run for his money when it comes to hatred of women. He puts the responsibility of curbing sexual assault solely on the girls because he - a teacher - can't be bothered teaching the boys to respect personal boundaries. His stage play of Disclosure also shows his inherent misogyny as the female cast are all subservient to men, save for Meredith, who is Tom's superior and a Manipulative Bitch. Lizer also starts muttering under his breath in Season 3 about how much he hates Jessi for being the one who stands up to him much of the time, and in general any woman talking back to him sets him off.
    • He also casts Gina and Ali as racial stereotypes in the Musical: Disclosure, and denies Matthew a leading role on account of him being gay.
  • Politically Motivated Teacher: The first time we see him, he's complaining about the patriarchy in a know-it-all tone.
  • Sadist Teacher: By season 3 his contempt for most of his students is clear and mutual.
  • Slimeball: It's strongly hinted, and later confirmed, that he's into underage girls. He gets wandering eyes when Jessie turns up to school in a red bra, makes Lola demonstrate what clothes are too provocative to wear on school grounds, orders the girls who start a slut-walk to go to detention while still in their "slut-clothes" and has Lola give him foot massages. Coach Steve also notes that he masturbates in the school showers.
  • The Sociopath: Even more so than Devin. To start, Lizer cares for no one but himself and shows no remorse that his actions could potentially harm his students. Lizer is a liar who manipulates his students into doing what he wants even exploiting his female students to sexually harass them for his own hedonistic desires. He never gives his students any support, emotional or otherwise, unless he can gain from it. Lastly, he's incapable of accepting any fault of his own and always blames the problems he caused on his students.
  • Villainous Breakdown: He has one when the students reveal his sexual harassment towards Lola.
  • Villain with Good Publicity / No True Scotsman: When we first see him, he's popular with the female students for being a liberal teacher who lectures the class about the patriarchy. By the time he'd crossed the final line, his zeal for enforcing a sexist dress code at Guy Blizerian's behest, along with his increasingly apparent creepy manner, had already eliminated any positive feelings any student except Lola used to have and he'd traded "woke" speeches for bitter rants about feminists through the season and stereotyped roles for minority students in his play.

    Ms. Benitez 

Ms. Benitez

Voiced by: Rosa Salazar

The 7th grade science teacher.


  • Hot Teacher: When Andrew has a sleep-deprived sex fantasy during class, he fantasises about Ms Benitez as a scantily-clad Dominatrix.
  • Nice Girl: Offers to teach Coach Steve and manages to gently put him down when he starts showing interest in her.
  • Only Sane Man: The only member of faculty that can actually be trusted around kids. Too bad she's ignored most of the time.

     Principal Baron 

Principal Baron

Voiced by: Maya Rudolph

The principal who has less than a year left until retirement.


  • Apathetic Teacher: More Apathetic Principal, mostly due to how close she is to retirement.
  • Big Good: As cynical and apathetic as she is, she's still a Reasonable Authority Figure who does use her position and power for good, its just that she frequently doesn't care to. She's also debatably the most understanding to the students, such as when she specifically abolishes the dress code because she knows Middle School is already miserable enough, the students don't need adults making it any harder for them.
  • Dean Bitterman: She clearly hates working at the school and outright states she would expel a student if they talked to her at one point. Although she's more apathetic than anything, and doesn't seek to cause the students any misery.
  • Everyone Has Standards: She might be apathetic and bitter about her job, but clearly cares enough to fire Mr. Lizer after she hears about his harassment of Lola. And later gives Coach Steve his job back after hearing how much he cares for the school and students.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: While she's very apathetic about her job and just wants to retire, she still manages to be there for the students and manages to put Lizer in his place several times.
  • Put on a Bus: Doesn't appear in season 4 due to having retired.
  • Running Gag: In all of her appearances, she counts down how many days she has until retirement.
  • Teachers Who Actually Do Something Doesn't hesitate to fire Mr. Lizer when she hears about him and Lola.

    Mr. Keating 

Mr. Keating

Voiced by: Adam Scott
A substitute drama teacher who Andrew becomes too attached to.
  • Cool Teacher: Or at least he was until Andrew destroyed him.
  • Fired Teacher: Becomes this due to launching a profane-filled tirade against Andrew when the latter won't leave him alone.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: He looks exactly like Adam Scott
  • Large Ham: He's has a flair for the drama.
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