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A. Nigma High

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Lee Ping

The protagonist. A normally level-headed and intelligent 15-year old, Lee considers himself just a normal guy with a normal school life. That is until his first day of 10th Grade, when he is framed as the mastermind behind the "Greatest School Prank in High School History" and is now forced to go to Detention for the rest of the year. With the help of friends both new and old, he makes it his goal to find out who the real mastermind is and get his life back on track. Voiced by Johnathan Tan

  • The Ace: Played straight and subverted. Despite his supposed geeky rep before the series start, Lee gains instant popularity after getting detention. Also, he's a pretty good action hero for an Ordinary High-School Student, as he seems to be able to do anything; from being a star football player, to a top violinist, to a brilliant actor. This also counts as a subversion, in that while Lee is fairly intelligent and resourceful, he struggles through the more physical aspects of being an Action Hero (for example, the first time he swipes a skateboard to escape, he does have some trouble with his coordination). Not to mention his reputation as a legendary troublemaker was completely false.
    • It's also subverted a bit, since the skills that make him The Ace are really a result of the mark underneath his tattoo. It was given by his Eminence to his grandfather, and then it was passed down to every direct descendant of the Ping family. According to his Eminence, the mark comes with great power, so everyone who was marked and their families have potential of being just as much of an Action Hero. And yes, this includes his father and his brother.
  • Anime Hair: Lee sports a mullet with emo bangs, that's red on top and black in the back.
  • Asian and Nerdy: Downplayed. He gets good grades, but uses his brain more for his investigations and is almost nothing like a stereotypical nerd.
  • Can't Get Away with Nuthin': In general. Naturally, on the one day Lee wants detention to protect himself, he has a free pass. Even trying to set up the bullies fails to nab the right culprit.
  • Catchphrase: "Thanks, buddy." In both Sincere and Sarcastic settings.
  • Clear My Name: His initial motive is to find the person who framed him for the big prank and be free from detention.
  • Cool Board: He's pretty handy with a skateboard, and has often used one to get out of sticky situations. In fact, the very first episode of the show opens with him being chased by the Cleaners on a skateboard before going back to show us how he got into the situation.
  • Cool Loser: Being detached from any clique and having a few friends gives off this vibe. Though the prank boosted his popularity, he's still retains shades of this. It's actually because he is this that he was chosen to be framed for the prank, and the focus of Lynch and V.P. Victoria's plans. Why would anyone notice if something happened to the boy who doesn't stand out, or even care if something did?
  • Distinguishing Mark: His arm tattoo that he had for as long as he could remember which is actually hiding his three-banded birthmark.
  • The Hero: Lee is the main protagonist and the series revolves around him trying to find the person who framed him.
  • Heroic BSoD: Finding out that your latest rival is actually your brother, your mother might actually be a clone, and your father has been keep all of this a secret for years can do this to you.
  • The Immune: He is immune to all known forms of Mind Control, including the Prank Song and Finnwich's direct control. Finnwich calls him "Mannifestum" because of it.
  • The Leader: Of the levelheaded variety.
  • Living MacGuffin: In the season four finale we find out that he is the only one who can open the pyramid and release His Eminence's brethren. Because of this, His Eminence wants to capture him so he can take over the world, Cassandra wants to capture him so she can use the alien technology to get even richer, and Finwich tries to kill both Lee and himself in order to ruin both their plans.
  • Magnetic Hero: Ends up winning over students that would usually not give him the time of day.
  • Meaningful Name: Lee's surname means "peaceful" or "level" in Chinese, which makes lots of sense considering his character.
  • Multicolored Hair: Most of his hair is red, but i is also black from the bottom.
  • Once per Episode: "At 4:15 detention gets out" as the first line of his Previously On narration. It stopped being used when sneaking out of detention became the least of his worries.
  • Only Sane Man: One of the few well-adjusted students in this Academy of Adventure.
  • Power Tattoo: His arm tattoo can glow and give him nifty skills like sword fighting. Subverted as the real power is coming from his hidden birthmark underneath it.
  • Redhead In Green: His Limited Wardrobe consists of green shirts and jeans.
  • Red Is Heroic: His red hair is a fitting indicator.
  • Replacement Goldfish: As it turns out, he is this for the Pings and their first son Li.
  • Second Year Protagonist: The series takes place during his sophomore year.
  • Smart People Play Chess: He checkmated Biffy twice, both times as an afterthought when they finished their conversation.
  • Socially Awkward Hero: As eloquently put by Brandy:
    You risk your life everyday, no big deal? But you can't tell a girl how you feel about her? Lame!
  • Trademark Favourite Food: Lee spends the whole episode “Mastermind” trying to get a Sloppy Joe, only for it to be knocked out of his hands or him being startled into dropping it. He finally gets one at the end of the episode.
  • You Are Grounded: In addition to having a year of detention, he's also grounded for the same amount of time by his mother, who intends to enforce it.

Camillio Martinez

A wanna be gangster Latino and one of Lee's best friends. Cam may not the smartest or bravest student around, but he always has Lee and Holger's back and can actually be quite clever if he wanted to. However, he as a strong desire to be part of the in-crowd and is one to quickly take advantage of any opportunity he can get, which is why he fully embraces Lee's newfound popularity. Voiced by Fabrizio "Fab" Filippo.

  • All Guys Want Cheerleaders: At least until he starts getting interested in Brandy.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: While not as smart as Lee, Cam does have his moments of brilliance. They just only come around when he's actually trying. For example, he is actually very knowledgeable about History and claims it's because it's the only subject he finds interesting enough to bother learning. Also, when he and a few other students were being blackmailed for cheating he was the only one who went all out with the investigation into who was doing it, and was the first to figure out that it was Grayson.
  • Casanova Wannabe: Most of his appearances feature him hitting on at least one of the girls.
  • Catchphrase: "What the what?!"
  • Childhood Friends: He and Lee have been best friends ever since they met in grade school.
  • Deuteragonist: Gains this role in season 3.
  • Embarrassing Middle Name: Esmereldo.
  • Gratuitous Spanish: Tends to do this as he only started to learn English during 3rd grade. He also manages to bypass the censors with this.
  • Hidden Depths: When he was Student Council President, it's shown that he actually has some talent as a leader and is a decent speaker. On a lesser note, it's also revealed that he genuinely finds History to be very interesting and is even smarter than Lee when it comes to the subject.
  • Hypno Fool: He acts like am monkey whenever the Trigger Phrase "butterscotch" is spoken and stops with the phrase "queen of hearts". This was caused when he was hypnotised by The Amazing Finnwich at Lee's early birthday party untill "Finding Finnwich" when the spell was finally lifted. This was also used to help pull off the first prank.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He often prioritizes his popularity and reputation over his friends, but will put it aside to help Lee out when needed.
  • The Lancer: Depending on the episode.
  • Lovable Coward: At first, he didn't want to get involved in Lee's exploits and only got dragged into the mayhem when it was a school-wide threat. He carried shades of this even after he decided to join in. Finally dropped in the series finale.
  • Student Council President: Downplayed as he often shirks on his presidential responsibilities and is mainly in it for the fame.
  • Tiny Guy, Huge Girl: As evidenced by his love interests, particularly with his girlfriend, Brandy.

Holger Holgaart

Lee's other best friend, Holger is a foreign exchange student with a very quirky personality and habits, to say the least. He's the most energetic and fit of the three boys, and is always the most eager to help either of them with any problem. Though sometimes, he can be a little too eager. Because of this, Holger is Lee's primary "go-to" guy whenever he needs a distraction, or for someone to handle something that he can't do. Voiced by Ryan Belleville

Biffy T. Goldstein

Initially The Bully, Biffy is Lee's detention buddy, tech-wizard, and mission control. He is primarily responsible for helping Lee find his way around the school and then his way back to the detention room, making Biffy the most important person in Lee's missions. Unfortunately, since Biffy has a rep he wants to keep he insists that he and Lee aren't friends and that they shouldn't communicate outside detention. But the more they work together, the more Biffy stats warming up to the idea. Voiced by Zachary Bennett

  • Ambiguously Jewish: His last name is Goldstein and his parents both have stereotypical Yiddish accents.
  • The Big Guy/The Lancer/The Smart Guy: Depending on the episode, he can either offer Lee technical support from his laptop or an extra hand for carrying heavy objects or beating up people. He also takes on the role of the Lancer in some episodes, though other characters get their share, too.
  • Bruiser with a Soft Center: See Hidden Depths & Friend to All Living Things. He will outright deny this whenever it's brought up.
  • The Bully: Mostly as a facade.
  • Childhood Friends: Surprisingly enough, with Kimmie. They've known each other since they were babies, but grew apart in 7th Grade. After spending a detention together though, they decide to start being friends again. Albeit not in the public eye due to their reputations.
  • Cuddle Bug: As a baby he was known as "Captain Clingy" because he wouldn't let go of Kimmie after hugs. He buries this under his bully facade nowadays but Kimmie claims he's still an affection hog in the Group Hug at the end of the series.
  • Embarrassing Middle Name: Tawilager.
  • Foil: To Lee in a sense that he's a clique-less detention regular due to getting busted nearly every day for infractions that may or may not be his fault. He even has parents that are deeply involved in the MWF conspiracy.
  • Friend to All Living Things: He's quite friendly with animals, even feral ones, which might explain why he's a pesco-vegetarian.
  • Genius Bruiser: He's Lee's technological backup in the early episodes, and tags along with him in the later episodes to act as the muscle.
  • Gentle Giant: He's really strong but he has a soft spot for his cat, Mrs. Rumplekittykat. Freshman year at A. Nigma high he was clumsy at his size and bumped people a lot and got detention for it. He likes detention because he has all the free space he wants there and his reputation as a bully followed.
  • Hidden Depths: Biff seems to have a passion for sewing in addition to knitting, even making the costumes for the school play. His hacking skills when he helps Lee also count.
  • The Immune: Similar to Lee, the Prank Song doesn't affect him.
  • Jabba Table Manners: How he enjoys cake is rather messy. He shoves whole slices in his mouth before slamming the entire cake on a plate in his face, smearing icing around his mouth. He's a little defensive about it.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He has a reputation as the school bully and refuses to act nice in public, but Lee finds early on that in private, he likes to knit sweaters and play with kittens.
  • Kindhearted Cat Lover: Cares a great deal for his pet, Mrs. Rumplekittykat. He even carries her in his inner vest pocket at times.
  • Mission Control: Serves as this for most of Lee's exploits. Lampshaded in the first episode:
    Biffy: Man, this like a spy movie or something! Wait. But wouldn’t that make me —?
    Lee: The computer nerd? Sure looks that way.
  • The Omniscient: Or at least claims he is. "I know everything! I know, it's actually pretty scary sometimes."
  • Real Men Wear Pink: Biff loves to knit and play with his cat.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: He's a big fan of cake. He came to Lee's tenth birthday party from ten blocks away because he couldn't resist the smell of his cake.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Lee.
  • We Used to Be Friends: With Kimmie in season 1. They eventually repair the relationship in later seasons.

Tina Kwee

A professional journalist in the making and one of A. Nigma's school reporters and news anchors. Tina is known for taking her job very seriously and isn't one to hide the truth. The good news for her is that the school is full of big stories that need exposure, but the bad news is that she has to deal with her overwhelming co-anchor, Chaz. Lee's had a crush on her since 5th Grade, but unfortunately, his growing popularity as the Prank Master and the many secrets he is hiding have not helped his chances. Voiced by Krystal Meadows

  • Determinator: If there is something suspicious going around A. Nigma, Tina will find all the answers.
  • First Girl Wins: Lee's had a crush on her for a long time, and vice versa. After several complications, they do end up getting together.
  • Girl Next Door: With the Youthful Freckles for emphasis. Has been called plain and frumpy by the highly critical students.
  • Going for the Big Scoop: Is willing to go to great lengths to get to the bottom of a story. And it seems to get her into just as much trouble.
  • Intrepid Reporter/School Newspaper News Hound: As one half of the school the school news team.
  • Lovable Nerd: Her determination in searching for the truth is truly admirable.
  • Only Sane Woman: She's usually the one to point out the flaws in various characters' actions when Lee isn't around.
  • Pretend to Be Brainwashed: When she realizes that something suspicious is happening with the phones and the other students, she does this in order to trick Lynch.
  • Plucky Girl: When she takes part in Lee's investigation.
  • Single Woman Seeks Good Man: As shown in her interest in Lee and, initially, Brad.
  • The Smart Girl: Her thirst for knowledge leads to her being an excellent researcher and detective. In the webisodes, she starts piecing together the mystery of Coral Grove, and when she helps Lee with the secrecy surrounding the school she does a lot of the problem solving and putting information together.
  • Straight Woman: Serves as this in the A. Nigma student news.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: While not as much as Jenny, she is the "tomboy" to Brandy's "girly girl."
  • Tsundere: Type B. She's usually generous and kind, but she will bite back on people that insist on annoying her.

Principal General Barrage

A. Nigma's new principal, Barrage is a half-cyborg war veteran who doesn't even know the meaning behind having an in-door voice. Strict and intimidating, Barrage intends to make sure that every student appears as proper and we'll-behaved as possible, and he doesn't care how far he would have to go to keep it that way. With lack of a better term, he is Lee's primary enemy and the number one person he is always trying to avoid whenever he is on a mission. Voiced by Sean Cullen


     Cliques/Other Students 

Student News Team

Chaz Moneranian

Tina's co-anchor, a flamboyant and rather arrogant reporter who is always trying to steal her spotlight. While Tina handles the more serious school news, Chaz would rather focus on school gossip and rumors, and is quick to take advantage of dirty secrets in order to humiliate his fellow students. He even has his own school show that he delightfully calls "Chaz's Corner!"' which is dedicated to doing this. Voiced by David Berni

  • Alpha Bitch: A rare male version, though it mostly applies to the news team.
  • Attention Whore: The only reason he's even on the News Team is that he loves the camera so much.
  • The Dandy: He cares a lot about his looks. He wears fancy clothes and doesn't want to be on camera until he's dumped a can of hair product into his hair.
  • The Friend Nobodylikes: It seems like Chaz has no actual friends aside from Stepak, who is just his camera man and so has no choice but to follow Chaz. He considers himself one of the popular kids, but not even they seem to like him.
  • It's All About Me: Tends to take over the news segments his very own "Chaz's Corner!"
  • Kent Brockman News: He spends more time fussing about his hair and talking about how awesome he is than actually giving news. Typically, he and Tina will bicker for a while about who gets to say something or interview someone before one of them finally does it, and if it's not him, he's liable to either pout or interrupt her.
  • Narcissist: He certainly thinks he's the hottest thing around, and he does care about his appearance.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: He's constantly talking about how amazing and handsome he is, even if no one else thinks so.


The camera man and technician of the News Team. Normally seen carrying a camera and following Chaz or Tina around with it.

  • The Quiet One: He has a few lines here or there, but a majority of the time he just lets Tina and Chaz do the talking.

Popular Students

An exclusive clique composed of The Glamazons, The A. Nigma Tazelwurms football team, and the other cool kids.

Brandy Silver

The newest addition to the Glamazons, Brandy would do anything to keep her status as one if the hottest and most popular girls in A. Nigma, even if it means having to be bossed around by Kimmie. As soon as Lee gained major popularity due to the prank, Brandy was quick to latch onto him and declare herself his girlfriend. While initially coming off as a typical High School Alpha Bitch, the softer side of Brandy's personality starts emerging the more time she spends with Lee. Voiced by Melanie Leishman

  • Amicable Exes: While their relationship was completely one-sided on Brandy's part, her and Lee still get along fairly well after Brandy came to terms with Lee's feelings for Tina and started dating Cam.
  • Attention Whore: She will do pretty much anything to be popular.
  • Beta Bitch: To Kimmie.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: To Lee and Tina in the early seasons, hating any interaction they have. Thankfully, she matures. She also shows shades of this whenever Cam flirted with the cheerleader, Toni, and this was before they became official.
  • Hidden Depths: When she starts opening up more to Lee and Cam, it's shown that she's not all that bad a person. She can be smart, sensitive, and even considerate, given that the situation calls for it.
  • Insistent Terminology: Lee keeps telling her that his name is not pronounced like "leaping".
  • Lovable Alpha Bitch: More like "Lovable Beta Bitch". She's not that bad once you get to know her and she can be really thoughtful when she wants, but still be a bitch about it.
  • Not So Above It All: At first, Brandy was rarely quiet about how she refused to do anything silly looking or just downright immature. But as the episodes past and she starts joining in on more of Lee's plans and adventures, it's clear that she's not above doing even crazier things than the guys.
  • Pink Means Feminine: In her usual apparel.
  • Tiny Guy, Huge Girl: While she doesn't exactly tower over him, it's notable that her and Cam are the only Official Couple where the girl is taller than the guy.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: In terms of their relationship with Lee, the "girly girl" to Tina and Jenny's "tomboy"
  • Tsundere: Type A. She desperately wants to fit in with the Glamazons, so she acts in a way that will impress Kimmie, a.k.a. cold and uncaring towards other people. Whenever someone tries to show her up, she explodes and starts yelling at them in an attempt to re-gain control of the situation. It takes a few seasons and lots of Character Development to reveal her soft side, and we see that she does open up to people if she trusts them enough and can genuinely be quite sweet.
  • Yes-Man: To Kimmie, again. Eventually, she gets fed up and refuses to continue being this, getting kicked out of the Glamazons as a result.

Kimmie McAdams

Beautiy, brains, and attitude, Kimmie has everything one needs to be the queen bee of A.Nigma and leader of the Glamazons. Like most of the popular students, she is all for making fun of those lower than her in status and fully utilizes the power she has over the other Glamazons. However, she does have a more sensitive side, which only starts resurfacing once she rekindles her childhood friendship with Biffy.

  • Aloof Ally: She will help Biffy sometimes… if she feels like it.
  • Alpha Bitch: As the leader of the "Glamazons".
  • Childhood Friends: Surprisingly enough, with Biffy. They've known each other since they were babies, but grew apart in 7th Grade. After spending a detention together though, they decide to start being friends again. Albeit not in the public eye due to their reputations.
  • Dark-Skinned Blonde: Implied to be a result of a bad tan.
  • Distinguishing Mark: Confirmed by the series director Kimmie has the same birthmark Lee does, as both are descendants of people who discovered His Eminence. While Lee’s is covered with a tattoo, Kimmie uses makeup to hide hers.
  • Et Tu, Brute?: Was always one to defend her mother and quickly gets mad whenever Biffy or Lee insists that she's evil. But once she realizes that her mom really is as evil as they say, Kimmie freezes her using the crystal gun in order to stop her from attacking Lee and his friends.
  • Lovable Alpha Bitch: Sometimes, if she is in a good mode and mostly towards Biffy.
  • We Used to Be Friends: She was close childhood friends with Biffy. They grew apart after a while, but later in the series, they start re-kindling their friendship.

Brad Von Chillstein

One of the most, if not the most, popular students in the school, primarily due to his dad being a famous action hero celebrity. Due to a combination of both his need to continue being seen as the cool guy, and just plain cluelessness, Brad tends to get in the way of Lee and his friends during dire situations. Thankfully for Lee, Brad tends to be mostly talk and is completely harmless. Though that doesn't mean he isn't capable of pulling off some sinister plan in order to keep his popularity.

  • Big Man on Campus: He's the most popular student in school. Subverted when Lee's rising popularity status knocks him off his pedestal.
  • The Ditz: Tends to see the world as if it ran completely on movie cliches, going as far as believing that his dad's B-movie plots are legit and effective in real life.
  • Foil: To Lee.
  • Heroic Wannabe: Mostly to follow under his action-hero superstar father.
  • Romantic False Lead: For Tina which may or may not have been influenced by the brainwashing experiments.
  • What Does She See in Him?: He says this about Tina when she rejects him in favour of pursuing Lee.
  • Wrong Genre Savvy: As revealed in Episode 21, he believes that movie elements are applicable to real-life. Ironically, the nicknames and tropes he assigned to Lee and the other students were all pretty spot on.
  • Vocal Evolution: At first, Brad had a much deeper voice before it eventually became more high and nasally

Dickie Andrews

Seemingly the popular student in charge of keeping the status quo in check at A. Nigma.

  • Manipulative Bastard: Uses his knowledge of the school population and the social status to keep the popular kids in power.
  • The Social Expert: He's one of the key popular students controlling the rest of the population. When he and Kimmie team up to make Cam the school president, he does most of the social stuff – while Kimmie doesn't care about any of the non-popular students, Dickie seems to know each one by name and can even name a hobbie or characteristic that can be used to befriend them, which makes him pretty good at manipulating people.

Steve Carb

One of the jocks and star Quarterback of A. Nigma's football team. Tends to be a jerk, but like most of the students he is actually a decent guy.

  • Jerk Jock: Starts off like this toward Lee, but actually proves to be a nice and loyal guy once Lee gets on his good side.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: He pretends to be bad at math so that Greta, who he has a crush on, will tutor him.
  • Security Blanket: Despite being in High School and one of the toughest jocks there, Steve still carries around his “Bub-bub”, a so-called lucky towel which has been in his family for generations and is covered in sweat and dirt. He is not ashamed of this, either, and is devastated when his Bub-bub is stolen.


  • Geek Physiques: They're all fairly skinny and/or short. In addition, Beth has a retainer and Greta has a unibrow.
  • The Smart Guys: They represent the nerd clique, and fit the stereotype nicely.

Irwin Dexter

President of the Mathletes and a member of the Genius Club. Irwin is one of the students who has a genuine vendetta against Lee, which stems from how they used to be friends and fellow Mathletes, but Lee was always considered the smarter one. Surprisingly, he also loves dancing and is very good at it, going as far as having a DDR math game in the club and his own dance uniform.

Greta Von Hoffman

The nicest member of the Mathletes, and the only one to branch out and interact with even the more popular students. Greta is, notably, smart yet eccentric enough to keep up with Holger's interesting quirks and isn't afraid to join him in even the most absurd things. Naturally, this makes her the most important girl to Holger.


A prominent member of the Mathletes who is heavily into Castles & Serpents, a live-action roleplaying game. She is considered unpopular, mostly due to her scathing attitude and tendency to spit when she talks.

Wayne Duncan

The quietest member of the Mathletes, widely believed to have replaced Lee after his departure from the clique.

  • Even Nerds Have Standards: In the first episode, he shoves past Camillio without apologizing because of the latter's nobody status.
    Lee: (to Camillio) "Dude, you just got pwned by a mathlete!"
  • Out of Focus: He's the Mathlete with the least amount of focus in the series.
  • Torture Technician: Is implied to be this for Irwin, as he is the person shown "interrogating" Holger with a feather and scissors.

The Dudes of Darkness

A rock band whose music is widely popular at A. Nigma.

Cyrus Xavier

Lead singer and guitarist of the band the "Dudes of Darkness." Usually spends his time in the men's bathroom, where the band practices and where he comes up with new lyrics and songs.

  • Blackmail: Becomes one of the victims of Grayson's blackmail scheme.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: He was the first character to display just how badly the Prank Song can drive someone over the edge of sanity, if frequently exposed enough.
  • Eye-Obscuring Hat: Based on Slash's iconic hat.
  • Nice Hat: He is never shown with his hat off.
  • The Rock Star: He even has his own band, The Dudes of Darkness.


Bassist of the "Dudes of Darkness".

  • The Lancer: Is more vocal than the other members of the band and is the first to suggest that they keep playing without Cyrus.


The secondary guitarist of the "Dudes of Darkness".

  • Metal Scream: Tends to pepper his everyday speech with this.


The drummer of the "Dudes of Darkness".

  • Eye-Obscuring Hat: Even in "Disco History Times", his ninja costume has a tinted visor that conceals his eyes.
  • Hidden Depths: Is shown to enjoy the performing arts as seen in "Disco History Times".


A trio of unpopular students who believe they are cursed with very disgusting habits.

Lou Black

The supposed leader of the Outcasts, and cursed with the non-stop desire to suck his thumb. Out of the Outcasts, Lou wants his coolness back the most, and will do anything for it. This has caused a few problems for them and Lee as a result.

  • Standardized Leader: For the outcasts. He's do most of the talking when interacting with other students, but he doesn't have much character to him.

Deuce Markowitz

The Outcast cursed with the need to eat anything and everything.

  • Extreme Omnivore: He eats anything and everything, including sticks and dirt.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Whenever he hears any word that starts with "B", he has a mental breakdown and will do nothing but stutter "B-b-b-b-word" while pulling his bandana over his ears.

Jenny Jergens

The only girl of the Outcast, and cursed with, what most students consider, the most disgusting action: the need to always stick her finger up her nose. Jenny was the first student in the core cast to find Finnwinch's book, and her desire to solve its mysterious promoted her to becoming an important part of Lee's gang. She also quickly develops some feelings for Lee, since he was the first non-Outcast guy to not be bothered by her curse and to see her as a friend. Voiced by Stacey DePass

  • Alliterative Name: Jenny Jergens.
  • Ascended Extra: She began as a background character, but ends up joining Lee's team and becomes a main character.
  • Because You Were Nice to Me: After Lee decides to help her group out again (even after she stole his Cool Key), she helps him out with his investigations. This is also the reason why she was quick to develop feelings for him, and later the Serpent — because they were the first guys outside the Outcasts to show her any semblance of acceptance and kindness.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Due to being ostracized for her uncontrolled habit, she's usually cold towards other people. She's more open to people with whom she has established a friendship or has a crush.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: Rescinds her "No Dating Lee" pact with Tina when she realizes that two really care for each other.
  • Loner-Turned-Friend: To Lee and Tina.
  • Love Makes You Dumb: Falls for this when she gained an infatuation for the Serpent and winds up losing the Book to him.
  • Nose Nuggets: She is cursed with chronic nose picking. She once says "the boogers help the pages turn."
  • Redhead In Green: Wears a green shirt and a green jacket.
  • Sixth Ranger: Becomes a member of Lee's team in Season 3.
  • Tomboyish Ponytail: She's one of the less feminine female cast members, and wears a ponytail to show it.

Gifted Students/Genius Club

A reclusive clique of geniuses that convenes in a secret hideout hidden in the library. They occasionally help Lee with the technical aspects of his investigation that Biffy cannot handle.

  • The Smart Guys: They're less nerdy than the Mathletes and more straight-up smart.
  • Teen Geniuses: A club full of the smartest students in the school. What would you expect?

Ruby Kwee

Tina's younger, and smarter, sister. Ruby first appeared when she falsely admitted to being responsible for the prank, because she didn't want to go to a foreign and prestigious university.

  • Asian and Nerdy: She is a super genius after all.
  • Child Prodigy: She's in High School at age 11, though she's not very happy about it.
  • Cuteness Proximity: Reacts this way upon meeting Mrs. Rumplekittycat.
  • Grade Skipper: In the 11th grade, a year above her sister Tina.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: Her parents put a lot of pressure on her to do something with her genius intellect, when she just wants to be a normal kid. It got to the point that she willingly took the blame for the prank so that they wouldn't force her to go to a prestigious university.
  • Smart People Play Chess: She played with Biffy when she was stuck in detention and beat him.

Grayson Potter

Grayson is everyone's typical smart man and he takes great pride in that. However, he is also one of the nicer students and is more than willing to help, if necessary. Which is why it surprises Cam when Grayson turns out to be the blackmailer and the one responsible for humiliating him, Cyrus, and most of the popular students.

  • The Dog Bites Back: He attempts this. As a child, he was bullied by the jocks and cool kids, going through situations such as being forced to eat an insect sandwich or having hot soup poured on his lap as everyone else just laughed. Since those same kids attend A. Nigma, Grayson took the opportunity to try and make their lives just as miserable. So he tricks and blackmails nearly everyone in his elementary class with threats of exposing them as cheaters unless they do as he says. This includes Cyrus and Cam, who weren't even involved in the bullying. When he finally pushes them to abandon everything they love, and even gets Cam suspended, Grayson comes to realize that trying to get back at bullies just wasn't worth the misery he caused them. In the end, it just felt horrible.
  • Genius Cripple: The only student we've seen with an obvious disability
  • High School Hustler: He's even made the handicapped toilet stall his little office to sell high-grade papers.
  • Nerd Glasses: The only male nerd and member of the Genius Club to wear glasses.
  • Super Wheelchair: In addition to a built-in computer, he has his wheelchair set up with enough gadgets to deal with any situation.


Nadene is easily recognizable by her large green hoodie and love for Hip-hop. But while she doesn't look the part, especially when compared to the others, she is actually one of the smartest students. She also a member of the Student Council.

"Tech Nerd"

Recognized for his knowledge and skills with computers. A huge fan of Ace Von Chillstein, he never holds back from acting like a kiss-up to Brad and constantly agrees with him.

  • Black and Nerdy: As a member of the Genius Club.
  • Butt-Monkey: He's constantly getting picked on and accidentally hurt. He handles it pretty well, considering.
  • Fanboy: To both generations of Von Chillsteins.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname/No Name Given: Brad gives him the nickname "Tech Nerd", and that's all he is called in the few episodes he appears in.

Lynch Webber a.k.a. Radcircles

A Jive Turkey talking student who is assigned to work with the school's servers and was also the DJ at Brandy's party. He has a strange obsession with Apple Splat and peanuts, and is always seen consuming either one. Eventually, Lynch develops a strong admiration for Lee, and is more than willing to join in on his missions because he wants to be just as cool. He's actually Radcircles, the person responsible for the prank. Voiced by Brian Froud.

  • Catchphrase: Knock-knock.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: He's...not all there.
  • False Friend: Pretended to be Lee's friend so as to throw him off the trail.
  • Genius Ditz: While he's pretty good with technology, he tends to make a lot of stupid decisions. The "ditz" part is an act.
  • Insufferable Genius: After the reveal of his true nature.
  • Jive Turkey: His lines are rife with this. It's a part of his disguise as a teenager.
  • The Mole: Provides Vice Principal Victoria with information on the student body.
  • Older Than He Looks: Hinted to be this. Confirmed in "Fence-o-palooza", with the help of Finnwich's magic and plastic surgery.
  • Rogue Agent: Becomes one after Vice Principal Victoria's arrest.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Lynch has two: a beverage called Green Apple Splat ("It's the splattiest!") and peanuts. His constant consumption of the latter annoys several characters and makes him not very good at being sneaky. Both turn out to be important - he's always talking about Splat because he actually owns the company, and in the Season 2 finale, Lee uses the trail of peanut shells he leaves behind to track him down.

The 15th Graders

Three students who have been held back for a few years and are older than a majority of their peers at A. Nigma. They aggressively defend their turf, the Forbidden Hallway, and are shown to bully other students and generally cause mayhem.

  • Barbaric Bullies: All of them, though Stinky fits to a lesser extent.
  • British Teeth: The only characters to have visibly cracked, crooked, or missing teeth. Possibly to convey that they are up to no good.
  • Delinquents: To the point where Chopper regularly reminds his cohorts that they are "thugs".
  • Gang of Bullies: They fit the stereotype better than Biffy Goldstein, who is simply viewed as a bully but isn't really.
  • Grease Monkeys: When they're not tormenting other students, they can be found in the auto shop.
  • Held Back in School: The amount of times they've been held back is never specified in-show, but Word Of God states that they are nineteen-years-old and have been retained for three years.
  • Karma Houdini: They've posed threats to other students for years but have somehow evaded demonstrable punishment.
  • Stuffed into a Locker: Is shown doing this to an unfortunate underclassman in the Season 2 trailer.

Chopper McNeal

The leader of the 15th Graders. He is one of the most feared students in school.


The friendliest member of the 15th Graders who appears to be Chopper's second-in-command.

  • Hidden Depths: Aspires to make something of himself by going to clown school. He is also seen on the student council with members of the Genius Club, implying that he is smarter than he lets on.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: To the point where Brad designates him as the "Comic Relief" in "School Hard".
  • Token Good Teammate: He is a person Lee sometimes appeals to for assistance (with mixed results, of course).

Emmett McKinley

Chopper's enforcer who serves as the muscle of the group.

  • Out of Focus: While Stinky gets to show off Hidden Depths and Chopper eventually gets a minor subplot, he mostly stays the same.
  • Super Strength: Is responsible for the dents and holes in the Forbidden Hallway's steel lockers.
  • The Voiceless: Hasn't spoken once.

Other Students

  • Recurring Extras: Often seen wandering around the background. Even though they're not needed for the plot, they're always there.

     Faculty & Staff 

Vice Principal Victoria

  • Alliterative Name: Vice Principal Veronica Victoria.
  • Big Bad: Of Seasons 1 & 2. She was in charge of the brainwashing experiments and was in cahoots with Lynch, a.k.a. Radcircles.
    • Disc-One Final Boss: What she actually was; as soon as she's defeated, the Council takes her place.
  • Evil All Along: And there was plenty of Foreshadowing.
  • Evil Redhead: She was the Big Bad of the first two seasons, after all.
  • Evil Teacher: Well, Vice Principal, but that doesn't excuse testing out brainwashing methods on students.
  • Expy: She's a downplayed Jessica Rabbit.
  • Hot Scientist: She set up the brainwashing project and was the head of it back in the day.
  • Hot Teacher: Well Vice-Principal, but that's what you expect from anyone modeled after Jessica Rabbit.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: She narrowly avoided a somewhat darker variant. Her superiors need Lee alive for their plans, and it's a lot easier to keep an eye on him if he's at A. Nigma. Victoria wasn't aware of this, and her decision to choose Lee as her fall guy lead him dangerously close to expulsion and losing his life at more than one point. Either way, His Eminence would have lost a key pawn and his plans would have taken another generation of Pings to hopefully produce someone who can open the pyramid.
    • In a straighter example, her decision to pin Lee for the prank helps him stumble across the conspiracy going on at school and fight back against the ones responsible.
  • Peek-a-Bangs: Her hair is always covering eye, no matter which direction she faces.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: While still willing to discpline the students, she's also much nicer than Barrage. It's all an act.
  • Redhead In Green: Her usual attire.
  • The Starscream: A benign example as she tends to interfere with Barrage's running of the school, usually on the behalf of the students. Doubly subverted as it's actually a ploy to get Barrage fired so she could perfect her brainwashing experiments, using the students as guinea pigs.
  • Treacherous Advisor: Once Lee told everything he uncovered (thus far), she confessed her involvement in a top-secret brainwashing experiment to him and that Barrage is most likely after everyone associated with it. In reality, her and Barrage's roles are reversed, and she fully intended to get rid of Lee as well.

Sue Ping, Lee's mother

  • Action Mom: First seen in "Clogspiracy" when she shows she's handles guns before.
  • Cloning Blues: The one we see for a majority of the series is actually a clone of the real Mrs. Ping. It's unknown how long she's been replacing the real one.
  • Drives Like Crazy: As her son's best friend Cam puts it, "every drive with you is like an adventure in almost dying!"
  • Education Mama: They've even made her his math teacher!
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Despite being a strict math teacher of the school, she does have a hidden softer side for her son.

Mrs. Alice

Principal Art Wurst

Other Teachers

  • Celebrity Resemblance: The remaining teachers bear uncanny similarities to famous historical figures. Which is because they're clones of them, except for Mrs. Ping.
  • Cloning Blues: They're all clones of the historical figures they resemble.
  • Put on a Bus: Coach Pummel and Mrs. Lob, who mysteriously disappeared.

Mann, Wurst, Finnwich, Ping


"The Amazing Finnwich"

Art Wurst

Elizabeth Mann

Lo Ping

  • Heel–Face Turn: He left MWF once he realized His Eminence's true motivations.
  • Walking Spoiler: He's basically the reason Lee's so important in the grand scheme of things.

    The Council 


"His Eminence"

Cassandra McAdams

"The Serpent" /Li Ping

Unnamed Members



Alfred Ping, Lee's Father

  • Bumbling Dad: Despite being a scientist, he gives off this vibe at times.
  • Dark Secret: He has been working for Mann, Wurst, Finnwich for years and only recently found out they were Evil All Along and kidnapped his first son.
  • Distinguishing Mark: He has the same tattoo as his son which is used to cover his own three-banded birthmark. Like his father before him, he gave Lee the same tattoo but didn't get to do the same for his first son, the Serpent.
  • Lethal Chef: He claims he can't even boil water, which is why his wife does all the cooking.
  • Plot Allergy: A severe one for fish. Serves as a tie to the Serpent.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: So...what did the Serpent do to him after the events of "Mummy Ping and the Snake Man of Evil"?
  • When You Coming Home, Dad?: Gives off this impression due to his infrequent appearances in episodes, though it's subverted by Lee's lack of worry.

Mr. and Mrs. Goldstein, Biffy's Parents

  • Ambiguously Evil: While they seem to work at Coral Grove, their level of involvement in MWF's villainous activities has yet to be explained.
  • Ambiguously Jewish: They speak with very obvious and exaggerated Jewish accents, but there has yet to be anything shown that confirms they actually are.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Parents: Biffy, and even Lee, absolutely tower over the both of them.


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