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Ethan Morgan

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Portrayed by: Matthew Knight

Ethan Morgan just wants to be a normal high school student, continue his unbroken streak on the honor roll, and maybe, just maybe, impress his beautiful babysitter and best friend, Sarah. But two things are making that almost impossible: the constant paranormal chaos of Whitechapel, and his best friend, Benny. Luckily, Ethan has his visions to prepare him for the excitement that's sure to find them in Whitechapel.

Sarah

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Portrayed by: Vanessa Morgan

Sarah was a soft spoken member of the Dusk fan club, until she met up with a real-life fang-boy named Jesse and her life changed forever. Now she's a feisty fledgling: half-vampire, half-human, and forever struggling to find the best of both worlds. When Sarah fell into babysitting Jane and Ethan Morgan, the later who became one of her best friends, she had no idea she'd end up protecting them from werewolves, ghosts, zombies, demons, witches and a rotating roster of bloodsuckers (including some of her best friends)!

  • Action Girl
  • Ambiguously Brown: Her actress is biracial.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Sarah is usually friendly and sweet to pretty much everyone, but mess with her friends, especially Ethan or Jane, her inner vamp will come out. As she warns Jesse...
    Get it through your tiny brain, if you hurt one of my friends I will make you regret it, even if it takes a hundred years!!
  • But Not Too Black: Soundly averted, and in fact, is never, ever brought up.
  • Cool Big Sis: To Jane
  • Cursed with Awesome
  • Cute Little Fangs
  • Declaration of Protection: Sarah's feelings towards Ethan, when danger arises. Subverted in Friday Night Frights, when she tells him that she can't fight a ghost, and specifically invoked by Sarah in Welcome Back Dusker.
  • Demonic Possession: In Three Geeks and a Demon.
  • Friendly Neighborhood Vampire
  • Gasshole: Learned the hard way what happens to vampires that drink too much blood.
  • Genre Savvy: Not as much as Ethan, Benny, and Rory, but she's starting to pick up on things.
  • Girl Next Door: It's right there in the theme song.
  • Heartbroken Badass: As of the end of the season one finale. She gets better, though.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: She sucks out Jesse's venom from Ethan's blood, giving up her mortality and turning into a full blooded vampire.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Erica, Best Friends Forever, Forever.
    • Morality Chain: One of the reasons Erica doesn't go around killing everyone is because Sarah wouldn't be friends with her anymore.
  • He Is Not My Boyfriend: What Sarah says about Ethan. She's fooling absolutely no one. One memorable denial:
    Vampire Thug: Fine, maybe the one we want is your little vampire hunter boyfriend.
    Sarah: Leave him alone! Leave me alone! Unless you want to see some vampire on vampire attacks right now!
    Beat
    Sarah: And he's not my boyfriend!
  • I Hate You, Vampire Ex-Boyfriend
  • Jumping Off the Slippery Slope: Sarah's greatest fear, as demonstrated in Independence Daze.
  • Ms. Fanservice : Sara is made for this trope.
  • No Last Name Given: Her actress, however, has stated that if she could choose Sarah's last name, it would be Fox.
  • Official Couple: With Ethan at the end of season two. But it's not clear. And even the writers and cast are not even sure. Mike Kiss (a writer on the show) says that while they are not a couple at the end of the season 2 finale, he agrees with Vanessa Morgan (Sarah) that Ethan and Sarah have progressed to more than friends. Whatever that means. So yeah, nothings clear.
  • Ship Tease: With Ethan, ALL THE TIME!
  • Vampire Refugee
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: Sarah's view on being a vampire. Half the season is her trying to find a way to regain her humanity through magical means. Other vampires actually taunt her on this, with one vampire specifically mentioning that she'll probably forget about Ethan and Benny after a couple of centuries, and Sarah herself saying that they will move on, get married and live fulfilling lives, while she will be 17 forever.

Benny Weir

Portrayed by: Atticus Mitchell

Benny Weir has been Ethan's louder, goofier best friend since they were both six years old. His grandmother, an earth priestess, informs Benny that he has the power to use magic. While he is just as brave and strategically clever as his pal, Benny admits that in his case it only applies to video games. Benny's dream is to one day make it big as a sorcerer, paranormal expert, and babe magnet.

Rory Keaner

Portrayed by: Cameron Kennedy

Rory is...well, Rory. He's the kind of guy even other geeks call a geek. And no matter how odd Ethan and Benny can be, Rory still manages to be the odd man out. Even becoming a vampire "demon of the night" failed to make Rory cooler or more popular. But it does mean he has more time to stay up late and try to beat his solo marshmallow eating record. One day Rory plans to prove to the world (especially the female population) how totally awesome he is. Until then he's just hoping his parents don't find out he is undead— they'd kill him!

Erica

Portrayed by: Kate Todd

Erica is a huge fan of the movie Dusk. As former president of the Dusk fan club, Erica spent a long time dreaming of a more romantic, more popular life where she could be confident, powerful and the envy of all. One bite is all it took for her to achieve her dream, and now Erica is enjoying every second of her life as a full fledged vampire. Deep down she's still the "good girl" she once was, but ever since she got her fangs it's just so much FUN being bad. Lucky for her Sarah is not giving up on her BFF.

     Recurring Characters 

Samantha Morgan

Portrayed by: Laura DeCarteret

Samantha Morgan is a fun-loving, supportive mom to Ethan and Jane, and she'll do whatever she can to keep her kids happy. But lately she seems to spend more time than ever just trying to figure out what the heck is going on! The house is getting mysteriously trashed almost every other week. Ethan's excuses are getting increasingly bizarre, and even Jane acts as if there's a whole other world only she knows about. Oh, well— as long as everyone seems to be having a good time.

Ross Morgan

Portrayed by: Ari Cohen

When Ross Morgan isn't taking cookery/dancing/archery lessons with his wife, he sells insurance— which oddly enough is something people in Whitechapel seem to need a lot of. You just never know what's going to go wrong in this town. Ross is a proud father to Ethan and Jane, even though he doesn't always understand his son's geeky hobbies. But that doesn't stop Ethan's dad from trying to connect with his boy, though he'll probably never understand why his son seems to need a new microscope and a pound of garlic every other week.

Jane Morgan

Portrayed by: Ella Jonas Farlinger

Jane Morgan is Ethan's little sister. Ethan insists that she's the one who needs a babysitter, but Jane doesn't miss a trick. Her father calls her "enterprising," and for good reason. Jane knows exactly how to get what she wants out of her family, Ethan in particular. She has a certain talent for magic, though her inexperience and lack of formal training cause her unsupervised spells to have less-than-desirable results.

Evelyn Weir

Portrayed by: Joan Gregson

Benny's grandma and an Earth Priestess (a witch on the side of good).

  • Adults Are Useless: Pretty much the only adult that averts this, aside from the villainous adults.
  • Cool Old Lady
  • Genre Savvy
  • Glory Days: Touches upon this in the movie, when she says that after living in Whitechapel for almost a century, one learns a few things.
  • I Was Quite a Looker
  • The Mentor: On many things, especially in the "The Date To End All Dates (Part 2) when telling Ethan and Sarah that regardless of the teenage stuff going on that they care about each other and that Ethan want's to protect Sarah most of all.
  • No Name Given: Up until Independence Daze.
  • Stealth Mentor: Qualifies as of Independence Daze, considering that she sent Benny, Ethan, and Sarah into alternate dimensions to face their individual worst fears, all to teach them a lesson about working together.

Principal Hicks

Portrayed by: Hrant Alianak

The principal at Whitechapel High School.

Mr. G

Portrayed by: Ryan Blakely

A teacher at Whitechapel High School.

Anastasia

Portrayed by: Addison Holley

A new character introduced in Season 2. She's a little girl vampire who leads the Vampire Council.

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    Antagonists 

Horace "Jesse" Black

Portrayed by: Joe Dinicol

Sarah's vampire ex-boyfriend who sired her against her wishes and the main villain of the Pilot Movie. Back in the day, he was the leader of a vampiric cult that was wiped out centuries before.

He is a handsome and suave but sinister vampire whose charming smile hides a centuries-old secret. Not one to leave his fangs idle for long, Jesse has ambitious plans that he is determined to see succeed. With his considerable powers of persuasion, he hopes, one day, to control not only all of Whitechapel, but the spirited Sarah as well.

Comes back from the dead at the end of Season 1 and, through a Sadistic Choice, forces Sarah to become a full-fledged vampire. Sometime afterwards, he is kicked out of Whitechapel by the Vampire Council. Returns again in the Season 2 finale, this time, as an ally.

Cloaked Man/ Vice Principal Stern

Portrayed by: Richard Waugh

The Big Bad of Season 2. The Cloaked Man is a powerful mage with a grudge against all vampires, good or evil. First appeared in his cloaked persona in Independence Daze, though he was also responsible for the events of an earlier episode, Welcome Back Dusker.

He is eventually revealed to be Vice Principal Stern, who comes from a long line of powerful wizards. 200 years prior, his ancestor once tried to destroy every vampire in Whitechapel, but was stopped by Jesse. Stern ultimately schemes to reenact his ancestor's plans.

  • Big Bad: Of Season 2. He spends most of the season lurking behind the scenes ( and in plain sight) with the goal of vampire genocide. He attempts to put his plans into action both in the premire and the finale.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Emphasis on the deadpan.
  • The Dog Was the Mastermind: Was seemingly just a grouchy prick of a Vice Principal, but the truth is much worse.
  • Evil Is Petty: In one of his more passive moments, he bans a fan club for a vampire novel from the school. In one of his less passive moments, he holds a murderous grudge towards Ethan for interfering with his plans, and makes him hallucinate everyone around him dead as a warning not to cross him.
  • Evil Sorcerer: And teacher.
  • Fantastic Racism: Against vampires. His entire motivation for wiping them out is little more than genocidal hatred.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Ethan gets in his head and tricks him into overloading the Lucifractor, causing an exlposion, likely killing him.
  • Sadist Teacher: Plays up this facade through out the season, but the truth is much worse. To emphasis the sadist aspect is his clear enjoyment in killing vampires, and you don't get much more sadistic than actually attempting to murder your students.
  • The Sociopath: On the outside, he plays himself up as a gruff, mean and totalitarian teacher who looked dished out unfair punishments to his students. In actuality, he has genocidal hatred towards vampires, seeks to wipe them out and clearly enjoys killing them and is willing to kill anyone who gets in his way.
  • Villainous Breakdown: Has one when Ethan calls him a weakling who's only hope for power is the Lucifractor, to add assult to injury, it might have even killed him.
  • Walking Spoiler
  • Would Hurt a Child: Some of his attempted victims are his students.

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