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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

The Underground is the internal representation of Jane's mind. It houses representations of each of her personalities.
  • Adaptational Jerkass: Almost all of the different personalities have become more hostile than their comic counterparts to at least some degree.
    • Personalities such as Driver 8, Baby Doll, and several others all liked Robotman. Black Annis even stated he was the first guy she knew that she didn't want to castrate. Here, most of them don't really seem to care for Cliff with a couple of exceptions.
      • Driver 8 in the comics was more than willing to let Cliff help when Jane retreated into the Underground. Here, she turns him over to the other personalities to have him locked up.
    • Miranda of the comics was only ever implied to be Kay Challis's original defense mechanism, existing to live life without the burden of remembering Kay's sexual abuse. Here, Miranda is fully aware of what Kay experienced and even threatens to murder Kay's mom.
    • The personalities in the comics never had a problem with Crazy Jane joining the Doom Patrol, whereas here they gradually begin to detest the team and view them as a crutch Jane's relying on.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: While a lot of the personalities seem friendly, being kind doesn't have to be a part of it.
  • Big Sister Instinct/ Mama Bear: A lot of the personalities, even if they fight with one another agree that their sole purpose is to protect Kay in the Underground.
  • Crippling Overspecialization: The main reason why Jane is kept as the primary personality. Each other personality is entirely centered around a specific task or behavior, leaving them incapable or untrustworthy of handling the everyday pressures of normal life, let alone the abject insanity the Doom Patrol have to face regularly. This ultimately results in their attempt to imprison Jane and take control failing spectacularly.
  • Does Not Like Men: According to both Jane and Hammerhead, the majority of Kay's persona's harbors deep mistrust, if not outright hatred for men. With so far only one or two of them being shown not to share this sentiment. This bias was likely due to the psychological abuse that Kay endured under her father that created them in the first place.
  • Establishing Character Moment: Whenever any of the personalities appear, their first appearances and actions establishes who these personalities are and what they do.
  • Hypocrite: They often accuse Jane of not considering how her actions affect the others. However, they have almost complete Lack of Empathy for anyone outside of the Underground. Jane also counters that whenever they act out, she is the one who has to deal with the aftermath.
  • Meaningful Name: A lot of the personalities are this with their abilities, usually Exactly What It Says on the Tin.
  • Someone Has to Do It: Secretary points out to Jane that someone has to be the primary personality or else there will be chaos in the Underground. Jane argues that her job sucks and if they all want to keep each other together, then they should take her job instead.
  • Split-Personality Team: While they may not all like each other, they all agree that they each have roles to play in order to keep the Underground stable and Kay safe.
    Hammerhead: I don't give a FUCK about regular people! We're supposed, to protect, the girl!!
  • Time Dissonance: Time flows differently in the Underground, since it looks like it would take a while for Driver Eight to find a personality and bring them to the Surface but it only lasts for merely a second in real life.
  • Ungrateful Bitches: They tend to be rather unsympathetic to everything the primary personality has to deal with, especially in regards to cleaning up after their individual shenanigans. At the end of season 1, Jane turns to a suppressant drug to numb herself to everything to cope for a while, and Miranda threw herself in the well after she got pressured into sex at a party, and the other personalities turned on her for it.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Some of the personalities don't get a lot of screen time and those like Flaming Katy, Scarlet Harlot and Lucy Fugue end up dying in season 2.
  • We Used to Be Friends: Near the end of season 1 and for most of season 2, the personalities who were close to Niles no longer see him as a friend after they realize he's the reason they even exist and put Kay through so much pain.
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    Sylvia 

Sylvia

Played by: Diane Guerrero (Surface)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

"Dead in his arms. Dead in his arms. Dead in his arms."
A personality that Mr. Nobody describes as "Spooky voice, a bit moody".
  • Madness Mantra: After coming out of the donkey, Sylvia takes over Jane and as she rocks back and forth on the floor of Doom Manor, all she mutters is "Dead in his arms."
  • Troubled Fetal Position: She is not in healthy state of mind after getting burped up by Mr. Nobody's donkey and rocks back and forth at Doom Manor.
  • Voice of the Legion: Has a layered voice.

    Hammerhead 

Hammerhead

Played by: Diane Guerrero (Surface) | Stephanie Czajkowski (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

"I know who you are shitbag."
An asshole with super strength who hates being touched, and is usually the one who pilots when Jane can't or won't.
  • A Darker Me: She seems very similar to Jane, personality-wise. Just angrier and more aggressive.
  • Ascended Extra: Hammerhead was a relatively minor personality in the comics, but shows up here whenever Jane needs to rely on brute force. In the comic, that role was largely taken by Black Annis.
  • Bald Women: Her personification in the Underground.
  • Did Not Think This Through: Was part of the group who briefly imprisoned Jane thinking any other personality could do better. But as the entirety of "Sex Patrol" shows, she and the other's can't cope with the craziness Jane deals with on a daily basis and by the end forfeits control back to Jane out of sheer frustration.
  • Didn't Want an Adventure: She argues that Jane constantly adventuring puts everyone in the Underground at risk, and that she's forgotten that they're here for Kay, not the Doom Patrol.
  • Everyone Has Standards: When Cuddles told her if Shadowy Mr. Evans's baby cries, all children will wipe out of existence, including Kay, she was very horrified and decides to get involved in stopping Shadowy Mr. Evans.
  • Excessive Evil Eyeshadow: Has dark eyeshadow around her eyes.
  • Guttural Growler: Whenever she takes over, she speaks in a gruff and growling voice.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Just about anything can piss her off.
  • Hidden Depths: She knits.
  • Hates Being Touched: Has stated multiple times that she hates to be touched. She will even get physically violent when that barrier is stepped over.
  • Hell-Bent for Leather: In the Underground, she's dressed in leather.
  • The Jailer: Acts like this for the other personalities, jailing those who misbehave or abuse their time.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold:
    • She may be extremely rough and rude to others, but she shows a softer side when it comes to Kay, telling Jane she doesn't give a fuck about regular people when all she was here for was to protect Kay. When Jane can't move after taking a drug, Hammerhead gently tells her she'd go after Kay and make sure she stays safe. She even affectionately calls Kay "monkey".
    • In "Finger Patrol", she stood between Candlemaker and Jane telling her this was not her job. She even yells at the intruder saying, "Come at us, you fucking fuck!"
  • Neutral No Longer: Shadowy Mr. Evans proves to be enough of a threat that Hammerhead finally grasps the need for Jane to stay with the heroes.
  • Number Two: Is usually the personality who takes over the most next to Jane.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: At the end of "Sex Patrol", after everything she's experienced and then getting a forced hug from Cliff, she groans that Jane wins and gives back the reigns of Primary to her.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: Whether in the Underground or on the Surface.
  • Straw Feminist: Most of Jane’s radfem lines come from her.
  • Super Strength: Her ability, able to easily toss men and even punch Cliff with ease.
  • Tattoo as Character Type: Has a tattoo across her chest.
  • Would Not Hurt A Child: What causes her to take over as Primary when Shadowy Mister Evans appears is the fact he would destroy all children in the process of his Sexpocalypse. She's also incredibly fond of Kay.

    The Hangman's Daughter 

The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter

Played by: Diane Guerrero (Surface)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A somber artist who's usually called upon when Jane is painting, or when asked to draw something as she made Chief a map of the Underground.
  • Big Ol' Unibrow: While not as big as the trope implies, she does have a thin unibrow when she takes over for Jane.
  • Didn't Think This Through: Was part of the Underground effort to briefly imprison Jane and leave Doom Manor for good. When Cliff asks her how they planned to cover food and living expenses, she tearfully admits she had only thought about finding a quiet place to paint and nothing else.
  • The Eeyore: Based on her limited dialogue and the fact that when she does appear, she never looks particularly upbeat.
    Hangman's Daughter: I don't even know what to hope for...
  • Mad Artist: She usually appears when painting something. She reveals that she doesn't know what to do but paint, since that's all her role entails.
    Hangman's Daughter: I, uh... I just paint. That's all I want to do. That's all I'm supposed to do.
  • Seers: She is apparently able to foretell the future through her paintings.
    "The Hangman's Daughter does not lie."
  • Shout-Out: The unibrow is possibly a reference to Frida Kahlo.

    Sun Daddy 

Sun Daddy

Played by: ??

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A personality who becomes a tall giant that is covered in fire.
  • Giant Woman: Turns into a giant covered in flames.
  • No-Sell: She can easily swat away a fireball sent at Jane as if it were nothing.
  • The Power of the Sun: As the name implies, she can turn into a sun-headed woman who throws stars (as opposed to the flames of Katy).
  • The Voiceless: So far has no speaking lines.

    Spinning Jenny 

Spinning Jenny

Played by: Diane Guerrero (Surface)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A personality that surfaces as a screaming woman who will continue to thrash around and wail until another personality takes over.
  • Hysterical Woman: When we first meet her, she's one of the personalities that comes out after returning to the Doom Manor. However, the only thing that comes out of her mouth is a horrified scream as she starts hitting herself and thrashing about.
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    Flaming Katy 

Flaming Katy

Played by: Diane Guerrero (Surface)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

(Jane talking about Katy) "She doesn't like to be interrogated."
A personality who is extremely antisocial and keeps herself buried deep inside the Underground.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Baby Doll notes this.
    Baby Doll: (to Vic) Nobody wants to talk to Katy.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She may hate associating with anyone, but even she will stand her ground and protect the others in the Underground when Candlemaker comes. The times she surfaces even seem to be when Baby Doll is in trouble.
  • Killed Off for Real: She is killed by the Candlemaker in the Underground.
  • Not Good with People: Katy is anti social to the extreme, and usually keeps deep in the Underground.
  • Playing with Fire: While also being wreathed in flames, she can also shoot out fireballs from her hands.
  • Revenge by Proxy: Katy gets killed by Candlemaker for trying to stop him from getting to Baby Doll, and likely because she had a hand in killing Manny.
  • Volcanic Veins: When she starts to surface this appears on whoever is currently in control.
  • Wreathed in Flames: How she appears on the Surface.

    Baby Doll 

Baby Doll

Played by: Diane Guerrero (Surface) | Sarah Borne (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

"Baby Doll, duh! I'm your biggest fan!"
A personality that acts and dresses like a child, and appears as an adult woman with these traits in the Underground.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Is all sweet and innocent most of the time, but is also willing to burn Dorothy alive so she won't tell on Niles.
  • Cassandra Truth: Baby Doll tries to tell Dorothy how her father is not as good of a person as she thinks, but Dorothy doesn't believe her and calls her a liar. This leads to Baby Doll using her powers on Dorothy and nearly burning her alive.
  • Children Are Innocent: Certainly acts like this.
  • Does Not Like Men: Averted. According to Jane, Baby Doll was the only personality who trusted men and sought affection towards them.
  • Fangirl: Of Cyborg, when she first meets him she happily squeals and proclaims to be his biggest fan.
    Baby Doll: You are so cool! (whispering) Way cooler than the Flash.
  • Dies Wide Open: She dies with her eyes open after being impaled by the Candlemaker.
  • Genki Girl: Is overall like a bubbly child. Naturally, her behaving like this all the time makes her an incredibly emotionally and physically draining person to be around, to the point where even Dorothy quickly grows tired of playing with her.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Has two small ringlets tied into ponytails.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: The Candlemaker impaled Baby Doll with his claws in the Underground.
  • Innocently Insensitive: She is at first terrified of Cliff when she first meets him, calling him ugly and asking Vic to make him leave.
    • She also doesn't realize how her prodding Manny was rude and why it upset Dorothy so much because in her mind, she was only playing.
  • Lap Pillow: She falls asleep on Cliff's lap on the night of their return from Paraguay. Unfortunately, Hammerhead takes over the moment she and Cliff wake up, and immediately gets the wrong idea.
  • Lonely Doll Girl: She's often seen carrying a doll with her in the Underground. In "Finger Patrol", she even admits to Niles that she feels lonely.
  • Mind over Matter: She has telekinetic powers and she uses this on Dorothy after she calls her a liar about her father.
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: Dressed from head to toe in pink.
  • Rejected Apology: When Candlemaker chases her in the Underground she continues to say she was sorry for what she did, but is ignored and quickly killed.
  • Tantrum Throwing: Does this when Niles tells her he has to leave again and she angrily tells him she doesn't want him to go.
    Baby Doll: No! N-O, N-O, NO! I don't want you to go!

    Silver Tongue 

Silver Tongue

Played by: Diane Guerrero (Surface) | Chelsea Rivera (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

"Whatchu know about the Un-der-ground?"
A woman who can turn her words into solid metal and use them as weapons, she appears as an African-American woman with a silver sprayed mouth in the Underground.
  • Flechette Storm: Silver Tongue can throw metal speech bubble texts at her opponents.
  • Functional Addict: The silver around her mouth heavily implies her to be a paint huffer.note 
  • Metafictional Device: Can turn her words into literal pieces of metal and then control them with a form of limited telekinesis.
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: She emphasizes her words sometimes when she uses her powers.
  • Sdrawkcab Speech: She does this in "Tyme Patrol", where she spells out her words "Time for a change" backwards in the mirror for Jane to later see.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: A lot of her speech when she uses her powers has some curse word in it.

    Lucy Fugue 

Lucy Fugue

Played by: Diane Guerrero (Surface) | Tara Lee (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

"The more things remain out of balance, the more all of us are vulnerable."
A personality who can shoot electricity from her hands, and appears as a silver-skinned woman in the underground.

    Flit 

Flit

Played by: Diane Guerrero (Surface) | ?? (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

"I vote we take this down a notch."
A woman who can teleport, but usually does it on her own terms, and appears as a girl wearing 80s clothes in the Underground.
  • Ascended Extra: One of Jane's more-used personalities in the show, with how handy her teleportation ability was as a plot device.
  • Bubblegum Popping: What she does in the Underground and when she surfaces.
  • Fashion Dissonance: Dressed in 80s era like clothing.
  • Genki Girl: When Cliff asks her to take them to Bump's Bar, Flit takes over and sounds pretty cheerful. She also is playfully theatric when she brings Flex's wife to Doom Manor.
    Flit: Ta-da~!
  • Teleport Spam: Her powers, which she only uses "when she wants".
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    Penny Farthing 

Penny Farthing

Played by: Diane Guerrero (Surface) | Anna Lore (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

"You think just because I'm one of the other personalities, I don't have feelings? Jane isn't the only one with hopes, and dreams, and emotions."
A low-class English girl who is one of the gentler of Jane's personalities, she appears as a somewhat tall girl wearing old British clothing in the Underground.
  • Apologizes a Lot: When she first appears on the Surface, she stammers a lot and apologizes, not liking being on the Surface especially when her anxiety is making it worse. It's lessened in the Underground.
  • The Cassandra: Advises Jane not to heed the Sisters' suggestion to go to the well, citing that one of the other personalities, Miranda, looked for answers there and calls it a "bad idea". Jane doesn't believe her and walks off anyway.
  • Fingerless Gloves: She wears these in her personification in the Underground.
  • Lovable Coward: Her whole purpose is to make sure to steer clear of danger, but she is willing to help Cliff who she seems to have grown slightly fond of.
  • Nervous Wreck: On the Surface, she can barely string a sentence without stuttering and shrinks into herself to avoid getting hurt.
    Penny: I'm sorry, sir.
    Cliff: Wait, which one are you?
    Penny: Penny Farthing, sir. (curling into herself) Please don't hurt me, sir.
  • Nice Girl: One of the genuinely nicer personalities that Jane has, and she helps Cliff down in the Underground.
  • Run or Die: Tells Jane that this is her whole thing. In season 2, during the orgy, Penny surfaces and tries to run away.
    Penny: I steer clear of danger. I run. That's my job.
  • Shrinking Violet: When on the Surface, she's quite shy and shrinks into herself when confronted.
  • Speech Impediment: She tells Cliff that she has a stutter whenever she goes to the Surface, and it usually comes with her anxiety. This happens more in season 2 when she tells the others she tried to let them know they didn't want to stay at Doom Manor and when she surfaces during the orgy and almost tearfully asks the man above her to stop having sex with her.

    Dr. Harrison 

Dr. Harrison

Played by: Diane Guerrero (Surface) | Catherine Carlen (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

"Once upon a time my world was big and filled with monsters. But now the world is small. And I am the monster."
A psychologist with a Compelling Voice who uses her observations and power to manipulate people around her.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Ironically, while other personalities seem to gain Jerkass tendencies, Dr. Harrison seems to have lost hers. She not only helps the rest of the Doom Patrol when she surfaces, she also doesn't seem to harbor any ill-will to the other personalities this time. This changes in Season 2, when she decides that the Doom Patrol are "enabling" Jane and moves to imprison Jane.
  • Compelling Voice: Dr. Harrison can make people do what she wants by speaking to them, and even created a cult in the past. Of course, this becomes useless if you plug up your ears.
  • Didn't Think This Through: Seemed to have no plan for who should lead the Underground after locking up Jane. When in control, the best plan she had was to diagnose and analyze one of the Sex Men rather than actually be of use.
  • Icy Blue Eyes: Dr. Harrison has these eyes.
  • Lady in a Power Suit: She wears a gray suit in her personification in the Underground.
  • Leitmotif: Her surfacing is followed by a creepy electronic track.
  • Logical Weakness: Her Compelling Voice is useless once you plug up your ears.
  • Morally Ambiguous Doctorate: At least she thinks she's a doctor
  • Skunk Stripe: Has a stripe of light blue hair that almost matches her eyes.

    Karen 

Karen

Played by: Diane Guerrero

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

"Fuck all you do-nothing hater bitches! At least I found true love!"
A crazy 90's romcom obsessed psycho who can make people obey her or fall in love with her, which she has done multiple times on her love interest Doug.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Calls Rita "Ri-Ri", Cliff "Cliffy" and Doug "Dougie".
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: She looks very sweet, but will rip into others if she doesn't like them, or they don't do what she wants.
  • Cute and Psycho: She looks rather cute, but is incredibly manipulative and crazy. Even Jane admits this to Rita.
    Jane: Yeah. Karen's cray-cray.
  • The Dreaded: Rita balks when Cliff tells her about Jane suddenly throwing out phrases like "cool beans", and even says that out of the other sixty-four personalities, Karen has to be the worst. Even Hammerhead and Jane can't stand Karen, especially in "Cyborg Patrol", when Jane's torturer accidentally puts on Karen's favorite song. Jane lets out a Rapid-Fire "No!" as Karen takes over. For the most part, in Jane and her alters' perspectives, it's less that they are afraid of her than that they all hate her.
  • Dumb Blonde: Comes off as this, but she has shown to be very cunning and manipulative.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Karen doesn't seem to be well-liked, even in the Underground.
  • Fairytale Wedding Dress: In her appearances in the Underground, she continues to wear her wedding dress.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: When she activates her powers.
  • Hypnotic Eyes: How Karen activates her powers.
  • Identical Stranger: She looks really similar to Jane, except with blonde hair.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: To an extent, but she also points out to Cliff that she believes the other personalities do not want this, and tells Cliff to stop chasing Jane because she can't give him "what he wants".
  • Love Potion: How her powers work.
  • Never My Fault: Writes off anyone who disagrees with her as a "Hater", especially the other personalities in the Underground.
  • Shipper on Deck: For Cliff and Jane, believing Cliff is romantically attracted to her.
  • Single-Target Sexuality: For Doug, unfortunately. She's only attracted to him and no one else. According to Rita, Karen has gotten together with him over a thousand times and she always wins him back... due to her power. When she uses her powers on Dirk in “Cyborg Patrol”, she calls him Doug instead of his actual name. It's a hint she uses her powers on people and calls them Doug.
  • Speaking Like Totally Teen: Averted. She knows a lot of teen slang and understands how to use it, but this just leads to Rita being confused and finding it annoying.
    Karen: What? No. Dougie and I are endgame!
    Rita: I don't know what that means. I just know that it's youthful and irritating.

    The Secretary 

The Secretary

Played by: Jackie Goldston (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

"Jane, each of us, has a purpose, a reason for being. We just want you to respect that."
A secretary who tries to keep the peace between the other personalities.
  • Disappointed in You: She has this attitude towards Jane whenever she screws up in her eyes. In season 2, she hugs Miranda after they pull her down to the Underground during the orgy party and whispers in her ear, "You were supposed to protect us."
  • Fiery Redhead: Averted, she's the Reasonable Authority Figure amongst the other personalities, and so far always appears calm and collected.
  • Get A Hold Of Yourself Man: When Jane tries to tell Secretary that she can't go back to the Surface and says that they were safe and happy now, she slaps her across the face. This in turn causes Jane to go back to the Surface.
  • Not So Above It All: Despite her serious demeanor, even she has her moments of snark, especially towards Jane.
    Jane: I don't see what the big deal is. I've saved our assess a hundred time before.
    Secretary: (tsking) You want to know what Miranda doesn't do? Pout, like a little bitch.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Makes good points on why Jane should go back to the Surface, and that each of them have a purpose in the Underground.
  • The Social Expert: Secretary appears to have a good understanding of what the other personalities desire in the Underground and uses that to keep the peace.
  • Smart People Wear Glasses: She seems to fit this trope.

    Scarlet Harlot 

Scarlet Harlot

Played by: Diane Guerrero (Surface) | Unknown (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A woman who's in a constant state of arousal and appears in the Underground with long blonde hair, dressed in red lingerie.
  • Ambiguously Bi: It's implied that she's interested in both men and women. In "Sex Patrol", she can be seen dancing between a man and a woman.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: When she tries to leave the Doom Manor, she gets distracted by other couples making out or getting frisky and decides to stay.
  • Hates Being Touched: Averted, she's actually the first personality to ask to be touched as seen in "Donkey Patrol" where she momentarily takes over.
    Hammerhead: Don't fucking touch me!!
    Scarlet Harlot: (taking over) Oh, please touch me. Please~, touch me.
  • Hidden Depths: She was part of the intervention group of personalities who Dr. Harrison claimed cared for Jane's safety. She's apparently in a book club with Polly and genuinely enjoys talking about their picks.
  • Killed Offscreen: She was thrown into the Well and drowned by Miranda.
  • Lady in Red: Wears red lingerie.
  • Odd Friendship: With Polly, who both are in a book club and enjoy discussing what they've read together. Her sudden disappearance has Polly on edge and leads Jane to find out her station is closed.
  • Rhyming Names: Scarlet Harlot.
  • Smokinghot Sex: After pulling Miranda down to the Underground, Scarlet Harlot can be seen smoking a cigarette, as she was one of the personalities who took over momentarily during the orgy.
  • Streetwalker: Her name and appearance are evocative of one.

    The Nun 

The Nun

Played by: Unknown (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A woman who appears in the Underground as a creepy nun who carries around a chainsaw.

    Kit W' the Canstick 

Kit W' the Canstick

Played by: Unknown (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A woman who appears in the Underground as a pilgrim.

    Jill-In-Irons 

Jill-In-Irons

Played by: Unknown (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A woman who appears in the Underground wearing a heavy apron.

    Mama Pentecost 

Mama Pentecost

Played by: Unknown (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

Appears as a Japanese woman dressed in a kimono in the Underground.

    Pretty Polly 

Pretty Polly

Played by: Hannah Alline (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

Appears as a woman dressed in black mourning clothes in the Underground.
  • Alliterative Name: Pretty Polly
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Polly wears all black, but it's clear she's wearing mourning clothes and doesn't mean any harm.
  • Excessive Evil Eyeshadow: Has really dark eyeshadow around her eyes.
  • Fiery Redhead: Is the first to confront Karen and Jane, also loses her temper quickly around both.
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: Has to x-shaped scars over her eyes, but her eyes are apparently unharmed.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: Granted, this was before Jane took over as Primary, but when she goes to the Underground and asks Polly when was the last time she ever surfaced she follows it by saying, "Oh that's right, never!" In season 2 the first time Polly surfaced was during Miranda's orgy party and was clearly having a mental breakdown as she laughed at what was happening.
  • Hidden Depths: She's in a book club with Scarlet Harlot and reveals a surprisingly empathetic side when Scarlet goes missing.
  • Laughing Mad: During Miranda having been pressured to have swinger sex with one of her boyfriend Johnny's friends, Polly was one of the personalities that surfaced when Miranda began losing control due to remembering their father's abuse of Kay mid-sex. Polly quickly manifested after Penny Farthing and expressed visible disturbance at the orgy and later began to hysterically laugh in panic, confusion, fear and disgust as she was quickly replaced by Scarlet Harlot. After Miranda was brought back to the Underground, Polly could be seen still laughing hysterically in a daze due to the experience as Mama Pentecost and The Nun held her hands to calm her down.
  • Odd Friendship: With Scarlet Harlot. The two of them are in a book club and Polly becomes on edge when she tells Jane that Scarlet Harlot didn't make it to their book club session.
  • Trigger Phrase: When Karen starts singing the Pretty Polly song, Polly immediately begs for Hammerhead to shut up Karen before she ends up slapping her across the face.
  • Widow's Weeds: How she's dressed in the Underground.

    Driver Eight 

Driver Eight

Played by: Diane Guerrero (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

The conductor for the train down in the Underground who appears to look exactly like Jane, who's content with running the train and not taking over like the other personalities.
  • Good Is Not Nice: Although she seems very helpful and kind, she lies about helping Cliff; she quickly turns him over to Driller Bill and Hammerhead when he asks where he can find Jane and flips him off as he's being dragged away.
  • Identical Stranger: Looks exactly like Jane. She tells Cliff that there are many of the personalities who look like Jane, there are also some that don't, and she doesn't quite understand it either.
  • Infinite: The insignia on her hat when she's in the Underground.
  • Railroad Employee Roundhouse: Is the conductor of the train that takes each personality from the Underground up to the Surface when they're needed. She claims she has no interest in going to the Surface like the other personalities and is content with just running the train.

    Driller Bill 

Driller Bill

Played by: Shay Mack (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A large African-American woman in the Underground who helps Hammerhead subdue Cliff.
"Driller Bill, asshole."

  • Hidden Depths: Out of all of Jane's personalities, she's not one you'd expect to be a fan of Katy Perry, but she admits that she likes "Roar".
    Bill: (cheerfully) I find the song empowering. Makes me feel good about being a woman.
  • Rhyming Names: Driller Bill
  • Sassy Black Woman: Introduces herself to Cliff via a kidney punch.

    The Sisters 

The Sisters

Played by: Monica Louwerens (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

Three old women who are joined in one body in the Underground, whom Jane seeks out for answers.
"No need to be scared, dear. We are all sisters here."

  • Conjoined Twins: Or triplets in this case, three heads on one body.
  • Treacherous Advisor: Tell Jane to find her answers at the Well, which Penny tells her not to do, since the last personality who took their advice is now lost forever. On the other hand by going to the well Jane finally confronted the worst of her demons, and found the strength to keep going.

    Jack Straw 

Jack Straw

Played by: Bethany Kasulas (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A scarecrow looking personality whom Cliff meets in a jail cell down in the Underground.
  • Benevolent Monsters: As of now. Karen says that Jack Straw is harmless, and when Cliff is trying to break down his prison walls, Jack Straw slides him a hidden shank. However, there is still a reason why Jack Straw is in that jail cell, but we currently don't know why they're there...
  • Hidden Depths: They were part of Jane's intervention group, who Dr. Harrison claims cared for Jane's safety.
  • Scary Scarecrows: They look like a creepy scarecrow.
  • The Voiceless: They don't speak at all, and Karen even tells Cliff that Jack Straw is pretty much harmless.

    Miranda 

Miranda

Played by: Leela Owen (Young) | Diane Guerrero (Surface) | Samantha Marie Ware (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

"SHUT THE DOOR!!"
The original "primary" of Kay's protective personalities. Prior to the events of the show, Miranda committed suicide by throwing herself into the Well, which left deep scars on everyone in the Underground.
  • Ambiguously Evil: She is cool and collected, and does seem to do a good job as Kay's primary emotion (she certainly ingratiates herself with the rest of the Doom Patrol and is able to save the day in "Dumb Patrol". But there seems to be something... off about her, and not only does she convince the other personalities to dispose of the apparently dead Flaming Katy and Baby Doll instead of waiting to see if they could reawaken like Jane wanted, but since her return, other personalities have started to disappear as well. Miranda states that their disappearances are a sign that Kay is starting to heal mentally, but Jane feels there is a more sinister going on. It becomes less ambiguous after Miranda pushes Jane into the well, with the reveal that's where the other personalities that disappeared were, and then cleared up further when she finds out this is not Miranda at all.
  • Back from the Dead: Subverted; she makes a reappearance in season 2 as the new primary personality after the deaths of Baby Doll and Flaming Katy, and she asks Jane to step aside as primary. However, after she pushes her into the well, Jane and Kay both discover that Miranda never left and the one they've been interacting with is Daddy.
  • Badass Normal: She doesn't appear to have any particular kind of power, yet Secretary recalls Miranda being extremely powerful. When Jane asks why Secretary replies it's because "she knew what the girl [Kay] wanted."
  • Driven to Suicide: She committed suicide by throwing herself into the Well after she seeks answers from the Sisters. In season 2, she seemingly comes back as the new primary personality, but it turns out to be Daddy assuming her form. We also find out that the event that drove her to it was when she let a man into their life who then proceeded to pressure her into engaging in a sex party that triggered their trauma. The other personalities blaming Miranda for what happened also is what likely lead to her choosing to kill herself.
  • Ethereal White Dress: How she appears in the Underground, though flashbacks show she used to instead dress in more of a hippie-style fashion and the Miranda who wore the white dress isn't really Miranda at all.
  • Gaslighting: Although she clearly wasn't comfortable with the orgy party, her boyfriend coerces her into it by claiming she was too uptight and didn't care for their relationship if she didn't want to do this. Before she hesitatingly agrees, she cries and tries to assure the Underground this would be good for all of them. Once Jane takes over as Primary, she calls out Miranda's boyfriend for forcing Miranda.
  • Implied Death Threat: When Eva, Kay's mother, is thanking the Lord for seemingly cleansing her daughter, Miranda leans over to whisper into the woman's ear. She lets her know that her sin in complying to her husband's sexual assault on Kay runs so deep no holy water could clean it, and if she wants to keep the information of Kay’s assault from being told to anyone, she will refer to her as Miranda.
  • Madness Mantra: "Shut the door."
  • May–December Romance: She had a short one with Johnny Bills before Jane took over as primary in 1969.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: She acts this way during "Dumb Patrol", and the other personalities, even Secretary, seem to trust her as this.
  • Supreme Chef: She's apparently a very good cook.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: When the rest of the team and the other personalities are infected by Scants, she ends up becoming the last line of defense.
  • Wham Line: "Sweet, sweet, baby Kay."

    Black Annis 

Black Annis

Played by: Helen Abell (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

"No man shall pass."
A woman covered in black that people meet before going to the Well in the Underground, where she assesses whether or not you'll be allowed to pass.
  • Demoted to Extra: In the comics she was one of Jane's more prominent alter egos and sometimes physically manifested to slaughter their enemies. In the show she only appears once as the gatekeeper to the darkest part of Jane's psyche.
  • Does Not Like Men: Self-evident.
  • Exact Words: "No men shall pass." Since Jane isn't male and Cliff doesn't have a specific male... part, she lets both of them through.
  • Flaying Alive: She does this to Cliff with her iron claws. Thankfully, as this occurs inside Jane's mind, Cliff's skin merely sloughs off to reveal his Robotman form beneath.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Her eyes are perpetually a dark shade of red, and she's easily one of Jane's most dangerous personalities.
  • Threshold Guardians: Guards the entrance to the Well and will only let "no men" pass.
  • Wicked Witch: Her name and appearance evoke a witch from old English folklore.
  • Wolverine Claws: Has Freddy Krueger like fingers.
  • You Shall Not Pass!: Doesn't let Cliff pass at first when he looks like his human self.

    Kay 

Kay

Played by: Skye Roberts (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

The original 5-year-old Kay Challis.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Hammerhead sometimes calls her Monkey.
  • Children Are Innocent: Appears as a 5-year-old child, and is one of the only personalities to retain a childlike innocence.
  • The Door Slams You: She does this to Miranda after the other triggers the entire Underground's trauma by going along with the orgy party.
  • Troubled Fetal Position: After being dragged into the Underground for triggering all of their trauma during the orgy party, Miranda goes to Kay to apologize and finds the little girl curled up with her knees to her chest.

    Daddy 

Daddy

Played by: David A MacDonald (Underground)

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Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

"Sweet, sweet Kay."
An impression of Kay's father who manifests as a monstrous giant made of puzzle pieces. He dwells in The Well at the depths of the Underground.
  • Adaptational Attractiveness: In the comics, Daddy was a representation of Jane's father, though he was depicted as a giant monster made from insects, excrement and puzzle pieces. Here, he's just a thousand living puzzle pieces in the shape of Jane's father.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: He's an enormous monster made of puzzle pieces.
  • Back from the Dead: After seemingly being excised in season 1, in season 2 Kay and Jane discover that the "Miranda" who has been running around is in fact Daddy, or some form of them.
  • Battle in the Center of the Mind: Cliff and Jane engage him at The Well, which exists in the depths of Jane's psyche.
  • Catchphrase: Whenever they say "Sweet, sweet, baby" followed by whoever they're referring to. This also reveals in season 2 that this personality is pretending to be Miranda.
  • Enemy Within: He's a violent and destructive entity birthed by Kay's psychological trauma.
  • Half the Man He Used to Be: He rips Cliff in half at the waist when the latter attempts to defend Jane from him.
  • Kill and Replace: They didn't kill Miranda, she committed suicide of her own volition, but when two other personalities are killed by Candlemaker, "Miranda" seemingly returns; however, it becomes apparent by "Wax Patrol" that Daddy is just running around pretending to be Miranda.
  • Not Quite Dead: Jane defeats him at the end of "Jane Patrol" by declaring that she's no longer afraid of him, but his whispered voice heard during "Ezekiel Patrol" indicates he hasn't been entirely excised from the Underground.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: As "Miranda", they're able to gain support of the other personalities quite easily thanks to their cult-like charm, and they easily ingrain themselves to the Doom Patrol after taking over as Primary. Jane and Kay are the only ones to think something is afoot.

    The Balladeer 

The Balladeer

Played by: Ana Aguilar (Underground)

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A mysterious personality whose station is somewhere deep within the Underground. Her function appears to be that of a mourner.
  • Death Wail: She appears to lead the funeral procession for Katy and Baby Doll, mournfully keening for their loss. It's suggested this is her intended purpose in the Underground, to mourn for any of the others who fall.

    Stigmata 

Stigmata

Played by: Heather Fusari (Underground)

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A personality who appears as a woman bleeding from her hands and feet.

Alternative Title(s): Titansverse The Underground

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