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    Sabrina Spellman
Portrayed by: Melissa Joan Hart
Voiced by: Rie Ishizuka (Japanese dub), Vanessa Acosta (Latin Spanish dub, Season 1), Xóchitl Ugarte (Latin Spanish dub, Season 2 onwards)

  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Sabrina's hair in the comics is traditionally platinum blond and in a bob style.
  • Adaptation Name Change: In the TV movie, she was Sabrina Sawyer.
  • Alliterative Name: Her name and surname both have "S".
  • Athletically Challenged: As Sabrina herself says in "Sweet and Sour Victory", she's terrible at sports, even in the easy ones like badminton, that's why she used her magic to win a Kung Fu contest. In "The Pom Pom Incident", when Valerie convices her to try out for the cheerleading squad, Valerie does surprisingly well, while Sabrina does all the moves wrong, despite trying her best.
  • The Baby of the Bunch: To the Spellman family, as she's the youngest and most inexperienced. In the final season, she's annoyed when Morgan and Roxie start treating her this way, as they remind her of her two aunts.
  • Badass Adorable: Cute blonde teen girl, powerful witch with magical powers.
  • Balloon Belly: Twice:
    • In season three after Sabrina gets addicted pancakes, she gorged herself so much that her butt got stuck in the doorway.
    • In season four a sleazy salesman enchants her mirror to make her look overweight so she would buy his diet milkshake powder.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: She's one of nicest, friendliest girls you could ever meet, but do not underestimate her.
  • Book Smart: Despite being a clumsy Naïve Everygirl, Sabrina is notably good at school. She writes for the school newspaper, and also excels at math and science.
  • Bratty Teenage Daughter: Has her moments. At her worst she falls into the It's All About Me territory.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: Not with academia or her jobs (she's generally very hard working, career driven and intelligent), but when it comes to her magic. She's a very powerful and talented witch, but often doesn't want to put in any more work on anything than she absolutely has to, which results in sloppy or often disastrous results when it comes to her magic. Especially in the earlier seasons she causes a lot of trouble for herself by constantly trying to do things in a quicker and easier way.
  • Butt-Monkey: In several episodes, when she's picked on by Libby or suffers bad luck. Sometimes though she really brings it on herself.
  • Catchphrase: "Woo-hoo!", "Gotta go!"
  • Class Princess: In "Now You See Her, Now You Don't", she's elected queen of the Snowflake ball, and she later learns that the other students voted for her because she's nice and down to earth. In another episode, Gordie tells her that she's always "so perfect, almost like you weren't even human". Ironically, her "perfection" is also the reason why the alternative Roxie dislikes her during her first day at college ("You were the top of your class at high school, had a cute boyfriend and actually enjoyed extra-curricular activities"), though she later starts to accept Sabrina after learning that she also has her own quirks, and she's not as "perfect" as she appears.
  • Cute Witch: Or Hot Witch, since she's a teenager.
  • Deadpan Snarker: A lot of her snark is Self-Deprecation, but will snark at other characters too, in pretty much every episode.
  • Ditzy Genius: Sabrina is a model student and eventually gets her degree in journalism. Yet she can't help but get herself in trouble in several episodes (and going to her aunts for help).
  • Dude Magnet: She has many guys falling for her over the years including Harvey, Dashiell, Roland, Josh, Kevin, Aaron, and others. During her first days in college, she is reluctant to start a new relationship (after her break-up with Harvey), despite all the numerous suitors who were asking her out.
  • Evil Twin: Katrina. All the Spellmans have an Evil Twin.
  • Generation Xerox: She is Book Smart and interested in science like Aunt Zelda, while also having the impulsive Genki Girl personality of Aunt Hilda (and most of the time, she acts more like Hilda). In the episode where her aunts want to live in separate homes, she has a hard time choosing between them, because she likes both studying with Aunt Zelda and having fun with Aunt Hilda.
  • Genki Girl: Very bubbly, cute and outgoing and pretty much the poster child of the Plucky Genki Girl.
  • Girl Next Door: Despite being blonde and attractive, Sabrina is just your average every-day girl. In one episode she learns that the other students like her because she's so down-to-earth and friendly.
  • Go-Getter Girl: Or at least, she becomes this as she devotes herself to her ambitions of being a journalist.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Her mother is a mortal and her father is a warlock.
  • High-School Sweethearts: With Harvey, her high school boyfriend and first love. They even have a Last-Minute Hookup.
  • Inept Mage: Especially in the early years, she was only able to mess up with her magic in every episode.
  • Invincible Incompetent: Sabrina went seven years without ever learning even one or two simple spells she could reliably not mess up. Notable in that there usually was no villain except for her mastery of this trope alternately causing and fixing problems.
  • It's All About Me: Sabrina is often quite self-centered and incapable of seeing the plights of others because she's too wrapped up in herself. This occasionally makes her come off as rather callous and petty — especially when she uses magic to dish out Disproportionate Retributions — but it can largely be attributed to the fact that she is a teenager. When she does see that others are unhappy she'll do her best to to help them whether they want her to or not.
  • The Kirk: Towards Hilda and Zelda.
  • Light Feminine and Dark Feminine: The sweet, cheerful Light Feminine to Libby's snobby, conceited Dark Feminine. Libby is also dark-haired in contrast to Sabrina's Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold.
  • Meaningful Name: Spellman.
  • Missing Mom: Sabrina's mother is mortal and is not allowed to have contact with her. She turns into a ball of wax if she sees Sabrina without approval from the Witches Council. In the series finale, the Witches Council does allow Sabrina's mom to attend her wedding, but demands that one of the aunts be temporarily turned into wax. Hilda volunteered Zelda and she is turned into a red candle.
  • Morality Pet: Ironically she's this for her pet Salem who has a soft spot for her and secretly calls her "Sabreeny".
  • Most Writers Are Writers: Her favourite subject is English, and she writes for the school paper, later majoring in journalism in college. One episode uniquely draws a distinction between journalism and fiction writing, as Sabrina struggles to give her stories good Character Development.
  • Muggle–Mage Romance: In addition to being the result of one such union, Sabrina develops a romance with the Muggle Harvey.
  • Naïve Everygirl: She's not shy, but can be insecure at times and is an overall idealistic Nice Girl often bullied by the Alpha Bitch.
  • Nice Girl: Despite her tendency to mess things up, and her sometimes self-centered nature leading her to be unthinkingly cruel, Sabrina is well–intentioned and sweet-natured. She wants everyone to get along and often goes out of her way to help or placate people.
  • No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Sabrina's magic often backfires on her even when she uses it to help other people. One example is the episode where Valerie is humiliated at school, and Sabrina casts a spell to save her from embarrassment. She succeeds, but this also causes Sabrina being humiliated instead, with her face literally turnig bright red, because Valerie's embarrassment was simply transferred to Sabrina herself.
  • Official Couple: With Harvey. A file from the X-Files website later confirms that Aunt Irma - you know, the crazy lady with a temper that likes turning people into things - officiated the common-law wedding of Harvey and Sabrina and that they later lived in a house outside of Westbridge.
  • Plucky Girl: Definitely. She's always optimistic and never gives up.
  • Power Floats: Starts levitating in her sleep on her Dangerous 16th Birthday.
  • Puberty Superpower: Sabrina's powers manifest when she's the right age.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Including the episode "Sweet and Sour Victory".

    Hilda Spellman
Portrayed by: Caroline Rhea
Voiced by: Sakiko Uran (Japanese dub), Dulce María Romay (Latin Spanish dub, season 1), Diana Pérez (Latin Spanish dub, season 2 onwards)

  • Adaptation Personality Change: In the comics and the pilot movie, she was the responsible aunt, while Zelda was the ditzy one.
  • Adaptational Attractiveness: In the comics she was a typical witch - ugly, warty, with the standard long robe and pointed hat. She was also a redhead and flat chested.
  • Adaptational Curves: Unlike her Pettanko comic counterpart, she has a softer and curvier figure.
  • All Work vs. All Play: All Play to Zelda's All Work.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Make the pantheon collapse when Dell left her at the alter. She's also able to successfully wield dynamite without killing herself or blowing up the house. Seems that being dangerous when ticked off runs between the sisters and their niece.
  • Book Dumb: In contrast to Zelda, she's a not very educated, fun-loving slacker.
  • Butt-Monkey: She is more fun than Zelda and gets her fair share of unfair moments.
  • Cool Aunt: Zelda is the serious aunt, Hilda is the "funny" aunt.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Probably the snarkiest one, next to Salem.
  • Expansion Pack Past: She and Zelda were shown to be around in the middle ages and the Renaissance.
  • Flanderization: Hilda gets Flanderized from being the slightly more easy going of the two aunts to being a ditzy slacker. The best example is her music career: she goes from being a skilled orchestral violinist in the first season to having to be nagged into doing any practicing at all by her sister in the third. It's implied at one point that she only became a violinist because of her mother and Hilda's increasing lack of interest was her being sick of doing something she didn't want.
  • Foil: To Zelda, as she is the more irresponsible one.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: Foolish to Zelda's Responsible.
  • Hero with an F in Good: Zelda mentions she's still surprised Hilda turned out to be the good twin.
  • Hot Witch: Zelda is more conventionally good-looking, but Hilda is still an attractive woman.
  • Meaningful Name: Spellman.
  • The McCoy: Tends to do things without thinking.
  • Not Good with Rejection: She once fancied a man who didn't love her back. Her solution was to imprison him in a ring.
  • Older Than They Look: She and Zelda are both in their mid-600s.
  • Put on a Bus: In the last season, along with Zelda.
  • Quirky Curls: In contrast to Zelda, who is much less quirky and has straight hair.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Born in 1351.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Red to Zelda's Blue.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: She's ditzy and easygoing, while Zelda is serious and mature.
  • The Un-Favourite: A plot point in a season 2 episode where Hilda complains about being mistreated by her mom in the past and she feels like Zelda was always the favorite child.
  • Womanchild: Due to her easygoing and fun-loving personality, sometimes she's even more immature than Sabrina.
  • Woman Scorned: Men who displease her tend to suffer gruesome fates. She once dated a man who didn't really listen to her so she cast a spell which caused him to grow extra ears all over his head. Zelda also relates a story about a man named Ben who once disappointed her, the end result being she transformed him into the Big Ben clocktower. And during the Renaissance she met a man who didn't love her back. So she imprisoned him in a ring for the next 500 years with no sign of ever releasing him, even though he now claims he's changed his mind about her.

    Zelda Spellman
Portrayed by: Beth Broderick
Voiced by: Toshiko Fujita (Japanese dub), Rebeca Manríquez (Latin Spanish dub, season 1), María Teresa Aviña (Latin Spanish dub, season 2 onwards)

  • Adaptation Personality Change: In the comics and the pilot movie, she was the ditzy aunt, while Hilda was the responsible one.
  • Adaptational Attractiveness: Same deal as Hilda except she was slightly less ugly and overweight.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: She traditionally has green hair in the comics, though adaptations almost never have it green.
  • All Work vs. All Play: All Work to Hilda's All Play.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: When Salem is put in danger, she and Hilda go to rescue him. Zelda proves herself to be very dangerous when they do so. Seems that being dangerous when ticked off runs between the sisters and their niece.
  • The Comically Serious: The most serious character, but she has her funny moments too.
  • Cool Aunt: Along with Hilda, but in a different way. Zelda is the serious aunt, Hilda is the "funny" aunt.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Less so than Hilda.
  • Expansion Pack Past: Show to have been around during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. She was also mentioned to having been married to a Musician in one episode.
  • Foil: To Hilda, as she is the more rational and responsible one.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: Responsible to Hilda's Foolish.
  • Geniuses Have Multiple PhDs: Aunt Zelda brags that she has three PhDs and is generally an expert on physics and chemistry. Unlike most examples, Zelda actually could pull this off, as she's a centuries-old witch; as such, she has the time to devote entire decades of her life to getting advanced degrees.
  • Hot Witch: Really. She's aware of it and often takes pride in her combination of beauty and brains.
  • Meaningful Name: Spellman.
  • Older Than They Look: She and Hilda are both in their mid-600s.
  • Only Sane Man: Compared to Hilda, Sabrina and Salem, she's definitely the closest to being the voice of reason.
  • Put on a Bus: In the last season, along with Hilda.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Born in 1344.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Blue to Hilda's Red.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: She's serious and mature, while Hilda is ditzy and easygoing.
  • The Spock: Thinks more with her head.
  • Team Mom: When Sabrina officially moved in with her aunts, Zelda took on the role of the disciplinarian.
  • The Un-Favourite: At the end of the Mother's Day episode both Hilda and Zelda come to the conclusion that their sister Vesta was their mother's favorite daughter.
  • Weight Woe: She has this in the episode "Now You See Her, Now You Don't" when she was bringing clean laundry to Sabrina's room, looked in the mirror, and saw that her butt was "The size of Manhattan." However, the mirror was cursed by an enchanted salesman trying to sell more of his weight loss product to Sabrina.
  • What Does She See in Him?: Went out with Principal Kraft, of all people. She was even willing to marry him, much to Hilda and Sabrina's horror.

    Salem Saberhagen
Portrayed by: Nick Bakay
Voiced by: Hisanori Ogura (Japanese dub), Jesse Conde (Latin Spanish dub, season 1), Pablo Gorozpe (Latin Spanish dub, season 2 onwards)

"My name is Mr. Saberhagen. But you can call me Mr. Saberhagen."

  • Adaptational Villainy: In the comics he was little more than a pet cat who occasionally had human thoughts. The series changed him into a more active character making him a once-human warlock who had been transformed into a cat as punishment for attempted world conquest.
  • Adaptational Wimp: In the comics, Salem had a fair bit of magic of his own and could pull off some impressive feats. In the TV series he has no extraordinary abilites at all, save for being able to talk. This of course ties into his altered backstory, as he used to be a powerful warlock but was turned into a powerless cat as punishment for his crimes.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Salem was traditionally a red cat in the comics. Due to the success of the show, the later comics made him a black cat.
  • Affably Evil: Despite his megalomaniac desires for world domination, he's generally friendly — if sarcastic and mischievous.
  • Alliterative Name: Salem Saberhagen.
  • Ambiguously Bi: It is hinted, several times during the series, that Salem may in fact be bisexual, having odd crushes on various males, including Harvey Kinkle and Frankie Avalon. Salem and Juliette also has him arranging six dates; though he tells Sabrina that he's going out with six ladies, one of those dates is a man.
  • Anti-Villain: The Noble Demon type.
  • Ascended Extra: He was a fairly minor character in the original comics. It was the TV series that not only turned him from a silent Nearly Normal Animal into a full-fledged Talking Animal with a human backstory, but also turned him into the major character and Sabrina's most constant companion that he's known as today. He's the only character other than Sabrina to appear in every single episode of the show, plus the two TV movies.
  • Badass Adorable: Well, he looks like a normal, innocent black cat.
  • Beard of Evil: While otherwise obscured, in a flashback he clearly sported a beard while he was plotting world domination.
  • Been There, Shaped History: He's boasted about giving Patrick Henry the slogan "Give me liberty or give me death!" and claims credit for John F. Kennedy's close 1960 election win.
  • Beneath the Mask: When a giantess is threatening to eat Sabrina, Salem snaps in genuine anger, "Back off, lady!" Then he catches himself and continues in a jovial tone, "It's the 90s! Nobody eats mortals anymore!"
  • Big Brother Mentor: To Sabrina. Not exactly "big brother", but he's actually much older than Sabrina and often gives her (good or bad) advice.
  • Big Eater: Food is one of his great passions in life. Fish is a great favorite, but he'll snack on just about anything if he's hungry — by his own admission, he eats when he's happy and when he's upset.
  • Big "NO!": Often lets out a long one when he's upset (when he discovers his mother is allergic to cats) or embarrassed (Sabrina mentioning she saw him singing in the mirror).
  • Breakout Character: Easily the most memorable and recognizable character on the show.
  • Butt-Monkey: He takes a lot of abuse from the world in general and the Spellmans in particular, though he's often asking for it.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "Mean!" Usually said whenever Sabrina, Hilda, or Zelda won't allow him to do something he wants.
    • "Geh?!" when surprised or scared.
  • Cats Are Magic: He was originally a warlock, but was transformed into a cat as punishment for trying to take over the world.
  • Cats Are Mean: Inverted. He was turned into a cat because he tried to Take Over the World.
  • Cats Are Snarkers: A perfect example of the trope, though we don't know if he was already snarky before becoming a cat.
  • Cool Cat: Salem is almost as cool as he thinks he is.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Better known for his sarcastic one-liners.
  • Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas: Despite describing his mother as incredibly strict (she sent him to a military school because he was wearing sandals while dining), and despite being very scared of how she might react upon learning of his crimes, he still likes her enough to leave messages or gifts for Mothers' Day, and cries when it turns out she's allergic to cats and needs to get shots in order to visit him.
  • Evil Redhead: In his previous warlock body.
  • The Faceless: On the few occasions where we see Salem as a man (either via flashback or a temporary magic spell), his face is blocked. He's played by his voice actor Nick Bakay, though.
  • Forced Transformation: For his crimes, he was sentenced by the council to live in the body of a cat for a century. This is actually a rather light sentence, given that Warlocks can live for many millennia.
  • Freudian Slip:
    (to his followers): Follow me and I promise I will be the most benevolent dictator the world has ever seen! (Beat) Did I say dictator? I meant leader.
  • The Gadfly: Even when he's not scheming, he simply likes to cause trouble.
  • Greed: His main, and in many ways defining, flaw. No matter what he has, he's never satisfied and always wants more. This is what most often lands him in trouble, and also why good things never last for him— when given an inch, he can never resist trying to take the entire mile, no matter how bad an idea it is.
  • Harmless Villain: He's always played for laughs and his attempt to Take Over the World was thwarted pathetically easily (some guys showed up and arrested him, at which point he starts sobbing). But see Not-So-Harmless Villain below.
  • It's All About Me: Very greedy, selfish, and power hungry, and very much Played for Laughs.
  • I Know Mortal Kombat: His first step towards world domination was to take over Madagascar, and his whole reasoning is that it works in Risk.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's selfish, self-centered, and still wants to take over the world... but he does have a heart. It's obvious he really cares about Sabrina (and deep down also Hilda and Zelda).
  • Lazy Bum: He's a lazy cat most of the time.
    Salem: Dogs guard; cats watch... and judge.
  • Meaningful Name: Named after the town in Massachusetts where the infamous witch trials took place. He also shares his last name with Fred Saberhagen, a major fantasy author.
  • The Mind Is a Plaything of the Body: Even though Salem wasn't originally a cat, and his general personality seems to be fairly unchanged from his human days, he still displays a lot of typical cat traits. He enjoys being petted and played with, and has been known to eat the occasional mouse (in the animated series he gets indignant when Sabrina implies that he'd eat a mouse, pointing out that he's not a real cat, but a warlock in cat form— but he still eats the mouse). Also, in one of the comics, he actually turned back into a human for a while, but still behaves like a cat out of habit (e.g. eating directly from his plate, playing with wool, and sleeping all day long).
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: Salem may be played for laughs, but he's not as harmless as he appears:
    • He's been very involved in politics, admitting to giving Patrick Henry the slogan "Give me liberty or give me death!".
    • Another episode sees Salem claim credit for Kennedy's close 1960 election win, saying he was the one who arranged for dead electors to be listed in Chicago.
    • In "Salem, the Boy", put into Gordie's body, Salem very easily sets up Mr. Kraft for a presidential run.
    • The other-realm judge almost condemns Sabrina to death for putting the world as ripe for Salem's taking.
    • At some point, Salem attempted to conquer Poland.
    • In the season 4 opener episode, Salem uses his connections to start a civil war on Pluto. It's all to ensure that Sabrina's diplomat father is called away from Paris, so Sabrina will be able to continue living with Salem and her aunts.
  • Odd Friendship: With Harvey in later seasons, based on their shared love of sports and masculine films like Rambo.
  • Only Sane Man: After a while, Salem develops into this role, often suggesting that Sabrina ask her aunts about the magical problem of the week or reminding her what had happened previously when she used her magic to fix something.
  • Really 700 Years Old: He's actually a 500-year-old warlock.
  • Shipper on Deck: He clearly seemed to think Sabrina and Harvey were meant for each other. This is cemented in later seasons, where he and Harvey develop an Odd Friendship.
  • Shout-Out: According to Nick Bakay, Salem's beloved sobbing was an homage to Bert Lahr and his iconic performance as the Cowardly Lion (albeit in a higher register).
  • Snarky Non-Human Sidekick: A sarcastic Talking Cat to Sabrina.
  • Take Over the World: And as a punishment he was transformed into a...
  • Talking Animal: Specifically, a talking cat. And despite being a human, sometimes Salem acts like he is really an actual cat. See The Mind Is a Plaything of the Body above.
  • Token Evil Teammate: He's still scheming and hoping to someday take over the world. Since he's a cat with no magic powers, however, his plans are usually limited to taking advantage of others in petty ways.
  • Troll: Has moments of this, particularly with Sabrina, though she often retaliates. One time, being a GIFT when playing online chess got him into trouble when one of the players he insulted came looking for him.
  • Verbal Tic: "Gyeeeh?" whenever he's surprised or shocked. His characteristic sob when things don't go his way might also count.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Hilda and (to a lesser extent) Zelda. They drive each other nuts on a regular basis and are always sniping, but on rare occasions they do show that they care for one another. Hilda was actually one of his followers; they drive each other nuts because her punishment was to look after him.

    Harvey Kinkle
Portrayed by: Nate Richert
Voiced by: Mitsuo Iwata (Japanese dub), Emmanuel Rivas (Latin Spanish dub, season 1), Víctor Ugarte (Latin Spanish dub, seasons 2-4), Allan Strempler (Latin Spanish dub, seasons 5-7)

  • Adaptation Dye-Job: In the comics he has black hair.
  • Big Man on Campus: Handsome, athletic and very popular.
  • Book Dumb: He doesn't do too well in school.
  • The Bus Came Back: Left the show after Season Four, but made a handful of cameo appearances in Season Five, before he returned as a regular character in Season Six.
  • Butt-Monkey: constantly has terrible things happen to him due to his relationship with Sabrina whether it's becoming pregnant or being transformed into a hideous man-beast.
  • Commuting on a Bus: In the college years, after he breaks up with Sabrina and later comes back as a recurring character.
  • Dumb Jock: He's a jock who likes football, but definitely not very smart.
  • First Girl Wins: Gender Flipped version. Harvey is Sabrina's first boyfriend and love interest on the show. They elope together at the end of the series.
  • Forced Transformation: Well, being involved with a witch it's kind of a drawback. He's been turned into a frog, a beast, a dog, a bowling pin, etc. etc. all due to supernatural shenanigans. Thankfully being a mortal, he never remembers the magic he's fallen under, that is until Sabrina uses up her limit of spells on him.
  • Give Geeks a Chance: A rare example of a female geek with a male hottie. Sabrina is the unpopular, science and math loving girl who ends up with popular jock Harvey. (Although most female geeks don't look like Melissa Joan Hart, Maxim covergirl.)
  • High-School Sweethearts: With Sabrina, his high school girlfriend. They even have a Last-Minute Hookup.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: In the first season, he's oblivious to Libby's Alpha Bitch ways and seriously thinks that she is a nice person, just because she's nice to him.
  • Kindhearted Simpleton: Occasionally he can be extremely clueless, but his heart is in the right place.
  • Lovable Jock: His friends on the football team also seem nice enough.
  • Muggle–Mage Romance: Develops one with Sabrina.
  • Nice Guy: Not the brightest boy, but a nice person and far from being a Jerk Jock.
  • Odd Friendship: After learning Sabrina's secret, Harvey develops one of these with Salem.
  • Official Couple: With Sabrina.
  • One True Love: Sabrina's, it's outright confirmed that he is the second half of her soul stone, therefore her soul mate.
  • Opposites Attract: With Sabrina. Sabrina is Book Smart but unathletic and not very good at sports, while Harvey is a Book Dumb jock.
  • Popular Is Dumb: The Book Dumb athletic Big Man on Campus.
  • Put on a Bus: After season 4.
  • Romantic Runner-Up: In later seasons. That is, until the series finale, when he and Sabrina end up together. A file from the X-Files website later confirms that Aunt Irma - you know, the crazy lady with a temper that likes turning people into things - officiated the common-law wedding of Harvey and Sabrina and that they later lived in a house outside of Westbridge.
  • Secret-Keeper: In later seasons, after he discovers Sabrina's secret (the fact that she's a witch).

Recurring Characters

    Libby Chessler
Portrayed by: Jenna Leigh Green
Voiced by: Romi Park (Japanese dub), Toni Rodríguez (Latin Spanish dub, season 1), Pilar Escandón (Latin Spanish dub, season 2), Liliana Barba (Latin Spanish dub, season 3)

  • Alpha Bitch: She epitomizes this trope so much she was the former Trope Namer.
  • The Bully: She enjoys tormenting Sabrina and her friends, and calling Sabrina a "freak" as regularly as possible. So much that in the episode “Sabrina the Sandman” where Sabrina began working as a temporary sandman and started invading people's dreams, she learned Libby actually enjoys going to high school because she can humiliate and belittle others. The next day Sabrina lied and told Libby she'd heard that she won a scholarship and would be studying abroad, out of a regular school. The mere thought of it completely horrified Libby.
  • Catchphrase: "Ewww!" and "Freak!"
  • Cruel Cheerleader: Along with her minions. In this show cheerleaders are treated as Always Chaotic Evil.
  • Deadpan Snarker: She's just as snarky as she's mean, especially when talking to Sabrina and Valerie:
    Libby: I'd like to thank the two of you for always travelling together, it helps me insult you that much more efficiently.
  • The Dreaded: It's mentioned that the only reason she's popular is because everyone fears her.
    Sabrina: How can she do that and still be so popular?
    Jenny: Libby is not popular, she is powerful.
    Sabrina: Well how did she get the power?
    Jenny: She seized it and as long as there are people backing her up she'll keep it, it's all very Stalin.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Despite her Lack of Empathy for everyone, she loves her grandmother.
  • Expy: She is similar to Rosalind from the comic book.
  • Freudian Excuse: In "Five Easy Pieces of Libby", it's strongly implied that the reason Libby doesn't show compassion for other people is because it's never been shown to her.
  • Girl Posse: She's often seen with two girls who follow her.
  • Hidden Depths:
    • The episode "Five Easy Pieces of Libby" is all about this: among other things (see Hidden Heart of Gold), Sabrina learns that her nemesis has a cold and controlling mother and needs a tutor to help her in math.
    • In "The Band Episode", she's shown to be genuinely talented and Sabrina even asks her to sing for her band.
    • In one episode she mentions she's managed to get "one step closer to the White House", implying she has political aspirations.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: It's been stated that Libby has yet to develop compassion or empathy for her fellow human beings, but it's been proven that she has a soft spot for and genuinely loves her grandmother, whom she goes to amusement parks with on her birthday to ride roller coasters.
  • Karma Houdini: Mr. Kraft will always defer to the cheerleaders and give them whatever they want. Of course, after they graduate high school this doesn't make any difference whatsoever. Sabrina can usually taint her victory a little with slapstick, but Libby still ultimately gets what she wanted.
  • Lack of Empathy: Literally. When Libby is turned into a puzzle, the piece representing her compassion and empathy does not exist.
  • Laughably Evil: She takes delight in being cruel, to Card-Carrying Jerkass levels, and it's often quite funny to watch. Not to mention that she often gets some slapstick comeuppance.
  • Light Feminine and Dark Feminine: The snobby, conceited Dark Feminine to Sabrina's sweet, cheerful Light Feminine. Libby is also dark-haired in contrast to Sabrina's Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold.
  • Pet the Dog: Rarely, but she has her moments, such as when she accepts to sing for Sabrina's band or when she congratulates Valerie for making the cheerleading squad. Although, she never becomes a Lovable Alpha Bitch, as any Pet the Dog moment is usually followed by one of her usual Kick the Dog moments, and she always goes back to being a bully in the next episode.
  • Put on a Bus: After season 3, Libby's parents send her to a boarding school.
  • Rich Bitch: She's the typical nasty, spoiled rich girl.
  • The Rival: She views Sabrina as her rival.
  • Single Girl Seeks Most Popular Guy: She likes Harvey just because he is a popular jock in the school.
  • Smug Snake: Towards Sabrina.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: In "Geek Like Me," Sabrina casts a spell on Libby to turn her into a nerd and experience what it's like to be teased for once. Instead of learning a lesson, though, Libby rallies the other nerds in the school and makes them into a group of nasty bullies who insult everyone they see. Sabrina realizes that Libby's naturally-nasty personality inherently makes her a Toxic Friend, bringing out the worst qualities of everyone around her.

    Jennifer "Jenny" Kelley
Portrayed by: Michelle Beaudoin
Voiced by: Kaho Koda (Japanese dub), Isabel Romo (Latin Spanish dub)

  • Adaptation Name Change: She was called Marnie Littlefield in the original TV movie.
  • Advertised Extra: Billed as a series regular in Season 1, but only appears in thirteen of the twenty-three episodes.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Her disappearance is never mentioned or explained. One novelization hand waves it when Sabrina is reunited with a fantasy version of her and says "you just sort of went away", implying they drifted apart or she moved.
  • Girl Next Door: Much like Sabrina, she is down-to-earth and approachable.
  • Irony: She admits to occasionally believing that supernatural things exist, not knowing her best friend is a witch.
  • Romantic False Lead: She initially has a crush on Harvey, but soon realises they have very little in common, and she was more enamored with the idea of him.
  • Quirky Curls: Libby calls her a "frizzy freak" due to her curly hair.

    Mr. Eugene Pool
Portrayed by: Paul Feig
Voiced by: Germán Fabregat (Latin Spanish dub)

Portrayed by: Penn Jillette
Voiced by:Eduardo Borja (Latin Spanish dub)

  • The Archmage: Head of the Witches' Council.
  • Basement-Dweller: He used to live in his mother's basement until some point before "First Kiss".
  • The Caligula: One of the most powerful warlocks in the entire Other Realm, and quite unstable to boot. He has a horrific temper, delights in tormenting mortals and witches alike, and likes to abruptly start screaming in the middle of sentences.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Like many side characters, he disappears after Season One and is never mentioned again - the Witches' Council does occasionally show up, but Drell is notably absent. He only gets properly Put on a Bus in Season Five, where it's explained the Witches' Council members of previous seasons have left.
  • False Soulmate: With Hilda, his ex.
  • Jerkass: Acts like this to Hilda, who he left at the altar, and towards Sabrina.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: In "Terrible Things," Sabrina ignores her aunts' warnings about using charitable magic and helps Jenny become class president, Harvey join the starting line on the football team, and Mr. Poole determine a way to turn lead to gold. She's brought before Drell, who tells her that while she's free to meddle in the lives of her friends all she wants, breaking the laws of physics is a crime with serious repercussions. He's not nice about it, but his critique does have merit: the ability to turn lead to gold would destabilize the entire global economy, especially in the hands of a science teacher with no financial training.
  • Large Ham: As you'd expect given who plays him, Drell is very loud and theatrical.
  • Obstructive Bureaucrat: He's a stickler for the Other Realm's many rules and forces people to go through the "proper channels"—even when it's an emergency—just because he likes to seem them grovel.

    Quizmaster Albert 

Quizmaster Albert
Portrayed by: Alimi Ballard
Voiced by: Sebastián Sosa (Latin Spanish dub)

    Valerie Birkhead
Portrayed by: Lindsay Sloane
Voiced by: Akemi Okamura (Japanese dub), Mónica Estrada (Latin Spanish dub, season 2), Claudia Aline (Latin Spanish dub)

  • Butt-Monkey: Poor girl is always picked on and bullied by Libby.
  • Contrasting Replacement Character: Replaces Jenny as Sabrina's best friend. Unlike Jenny who was a rebellious and confident girl who prides herself on being different, Valerie is a needy and insecure Naïve Everygirl who just wants to fit in with the others.
  • The Eeyore: Very prone to self-pity, much to her parents' dismay, who want her to be more cheerful and optimistic like Sabrina.
  • Friend-or-Idol Decision: At the end of the Friday the 13th episode, she's forced to choose between her best friend Sabrina and becoming popular for the first time in her entire life. She chooses Sabrina.
  • Girl Next Door: Even after she becomes a cheerleader, she's still down-to-earth and wholesome like Sabrina.
  • Granola Girl: Downplayed—her mother is a nutritionist, so she's only allowed to eat health-based foods.
  • Hidden Depths: While not a top student like Sabrina and often comes off as a pathetic ditz, she's shown to have more book smarts than Harvey and even Libby. When Sabrina rejects her role as editor of the school paper, Mrs. Quick gives the role to Valerie, whose editorial was pretty good and better than Libby's. She also gets the third place in the Invention Fair in another episode.
  • Iconic Sequel Character: Introduced in season 2, and is probably the most popular and remembered out of Sabrina's rotating circle of best friends over the years.
  • I Just Want to Be Special: The reason why she wants to become a cheerleader.
  • Naïve Everygirl: An extremely shy, naive, insecure girl who tries desperately to fit in with the "cool crowd".
  • Naked Freak-Out: When Sabrina enters Valerie's dream in "Sabrina The Sandman", Valerie's clothes disappear in class after a surprise test is sprung on her, leaving her covering herself with her hands and screaming.
  • Put on a Bus: After season 3, she moves to Alaska.
  • Shrinking Violet: Due to her low self-esteem.
  • Straw Loser: Sometimes she seems to be there to make Sabrina look cool and confident. Compared to Sabrina, she's more socially awkward, less intelligent (though Valerie is not Book Dumb, she's not a brilliant student like Sabrina), without a boyfriend, and overall more pathetic and insecure. Even Valerie's parents like Sabrina more than her.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone:
    • She occasionally gets recognition for her achievements, as seen in Hidden Depths.
    • In one episode, despite her nervousness around Justin, a boy she likes, he asks her out. Even after Valerie embarrasses herself in front of the entire school, he's still interested in her.
    • She becomes a second-string cheerleader after genuinely impressing the judges at her audition, making her adjacent to the popular kids. Libby herself compliments Valerie on her skills.
    • After her departure, Sabrina mentions that Valerie is doing great in Alaska and has many new friends.
  • The Un-Favourite: Subverted in "Whose So-Called Life Is It Anyway?". Valerie's parents want her to be more like Sabrina, but when Valerie turns into an exact copy of Sabrina, her parents miss the old Valerie.
  • What You Are in the Dark: In the Friday the 13th episode, Sabrina is able to tell mortals about being a witch, as they'll immediately forget when the clocks strike midnight. The first person she tells is Valerie, who immediately declares that Sabrina having magic is the coolest thing ever. That alone demonstrates her unprejudiced nature, but the true What You Are in the Dark moment comes at the episode's end. Libby overhears Sabrina telling Harvey the secret and tries to expose her to the world in front of a huge newscrew. When Harvey doesn't reveal the truth, Libby promises Valerie that if she backs her up, she'll become one of the popular kids, which has been Valerie's goal for the entire series. After a moment's hesitation, Valerie lies and says that she doesn't know what Libby is talking about, choosing her best friend over the popularity she's always craved.

    Vice Principal/Principal Willard Kraft
Portrayed by: Martin Mull
Voiced by: Shinpachi Tsuji (Japanese dub), Jorge Santos (Latin Spanish dub)

  • Dean Bitterman: He starts out as Vice Principal before becoming principal in Season 4.
  • Freudian Excuse:
    • Had an utterly horrible childhood, followed by an equally horrible marriage (to a woman who turned out to be a witch and treated him like a pet).
    • It's implied his animosity towards Sabrina comes from his experience after being married to a witch.
  • Has a Type: He essentially dated -or married- blond witches.
  • Iconic Sequel Character: He's the most iconic antagonist on the show along with Libby, but doesn't appear until season 2.
  • Jerkass: Especially towards Sabrina, it's not clear why he hates her so much.
  • Karma Houdini: Despite giving detentions out for things that would be cause for legal trouble (don't like their clothes, personality, or in Sabrina's case "just because" several times), he manages to get off scott-free. He does get slapsticky comeuppances but rarely is his abuse of power stopped.
  • Sadist Teacher: More like Sadist Vice Principal.
  • Settle for Sibling: He first fell in love with Hilda; after she turned him down he started dating Zelda. Their relationship was ultimately more loving and successful.

    Mrs. Quick
Portrayed by: Mary Gross
Voiced by: Marcela Morett (Latin Spanish dub)

  • Beware the Nice Ones: Although she is the nicest member of staff, she has plenty of Let's Get Dangerous! moments.
  • Celeb Crush: She dreams of Michael Landon.
  • Cool Teacher: She's friendly and maternal to most of her students.
  • Cute and Psycho: Mrs Quick is very soft-spoken but has a hidden psycho side - such as her addiction to game shows and her competitive streak.
  • A Day in the Limelight: She has more prominent roles in "The Long Winding Shortcut" and "Spoiled Rotten".
  • Genki Girl: Not on the surface but her Genki side will come out if the plot requires it.
  • Good Counterpart: As a Reasonable Authority Figure, she serves as this to the Jerkass Vice Principal Mr Kraft, which usually puts her against him on numerous occasions.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: When she can, she overrules Mr Kraft.
  • Straw Feminist: She becomes one when Sabrina sends the world back in time to the 60s - when Second Wave Feminism was in.
    "Remember, Sabrina - a woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle."
  • Tsundere: Type B. Very sweet normally, but has a hidden crazy side.
  • Weirdness Censor: She's rather open to accepting whatever explanations Sabrina comes up with for the weirdness - assuming getting magically transported to the prairie is just a dream, and thinking Sabrina's spy story Expy of her is a long lost twin.

Portrayed by: China Shavers
Voiced by: Kayu Suzuki (Japanese dub), Adriana Romero (Latin Spanish dub)

    Bradley "Brad" Alcerro
Portrayed by: Jon Huertas
Voiced by: Antonio Raluy (Latin Spanish dub)

  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Never seen or mentioned again after season 4.
  • Forced into Evil: Or at least forced in being a jerkass. He seems like an overall jovial guy, a good friend to Harvey, and is even excited to meet Sabrina at first, however his witch hunter genes force him into disliking her on sight. There are even episode where he is friendly or neutral towards Sabrina and the conflict comes from him taking up Harvey's time.
  • Jerkass: To Sabrina. However, he's a good friend to Harvey.
  • I Know Your True Name: Sort of. If a witch hunter accuses a witch of 'being' a witch, even if they don't mean it literally then the witch will turn into a mouse.
  • New Transfer Student: In season 4, he transfers to Sabrina's school.
  • Remember the New Guy?: He's supposedly an old friend of Harvey, and Sabrina had even heard of him before, but he does not appear until Season 4.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: To Libby as Sabrina's hostile classmate.
    Sabrina: Okay, if he calls me a freak, I know Libby got hold of some male hormones.
  • The Witch Hunter:
    • Not as a profession, but as a genetic trait. Whenever a witch or a magic spell is nearby, he senses it and becomes suspicious. He doesn't know that magic exists, or that he has the Witch Hunter gene, but it nevertheless makes him dislike Sabrina.
    • It should be noted that the first time he met Sabrina, he had a very noticeable shift in behavior. He initially seemed happy to speak to her, but then his instincts kicked in (made clear to the audience by a *ding*).

    Josh Blackhart
Portrayed by: David Lascher
Voiced by: Yūya Uchida (Japanese dub), Jorge García (Latin Spanish dub)

  • The Bartender: Initially the manager of a coffee house who gives Sabrina the job.
  • Betty and Veronica: The Veronica to Harvey's Betty for Sabrina's Archie.
    • Morgan likes to think of him as her Betty to Harvey's Veronica but he actually wants nothing more to do with her.
  • Crazy Jealous Guy: When it comes to Sabrina and her relationship with Harvey.
  • Dogged Nice Guy: Repeatedly attempts to win Sabrina's affection in season 4 and 5. They finally become a couple in season 6.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He can be a possessive Crazy Jealous Guy towards Sabrina, but he's a nice guy.
  • Love Interest: To Sabrina. In season 5 he also dates Morgan for a while.
  • Put on a Bus: He accepted a job in Prague because of a spell to save Aunt Hilda, and he was never seen again.
  • Second Love: Second serious love interest to Sabrina.
  • Unrequited Love Switcheroo: A few times with Sabrina. Initially she has a crush on him, but he tells her she's too young and he wants to just be friends. After she comes back to Harvey, Josh realizes how much he actually likes Sabrina, and becomes a Dogged Nice Guy to her before and after her breakup with Harvey, even though she isn't interested in him anymore. And when Josh starts dating Morgan, Sabrina becomes jealous and realizes that she still has feelings for him.

    Roxie King
Portrayed by: Soleil Moon Frye
Voiced by: Seiko Tano (Japanese dub), Yotzmit Ramírez (Latin Spanish dub)

  • Character Development: Roxie starts season 5 as an anti-social moody bitch and ends the series as one of Sabrina's closest friends.
  • Cute Bruiser: She's the shortest main character (not counting Salem who is a cat) but she's very tough.
    Miles: God, that felt great! I’ve always dreamt of kicking in a door.
    Roxie: And since I did the kicking, you can keep on dreaming.
  • Deadpan Snarker: She has a perpetually sarcastic and witty personality.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Part of her Character Development involves her becoming a kinder person.
  • Freudian Excuse: Roxie being the way she is gets explained in seasons 6 and 7 when we find out her mother was in prison for theft and her father and stepmother pay her no attention, resulting in her never even having a proper Christmas.
  • Iconic Sequel Character: Along with Morgan, she doesn't appear until season 5 but remains a main character in the last three seasons of the show and even moves into Sabrina's old house after the aunts are Put on a Bus.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She's snarky, rude and often aggressive, but eventually becomes a nice and loyal friend to Sabrina.
  • Lethal Chef: When she tried to make food for a soup kitchen. She only knew how to make starch dishes and her spaghetti managed to break the fork.
  • The Snark Knight: Due to her cynical humor.
  • Soapbox Sadie: Roxie is socially and environmentally conscious, and supporter of many causes (feminism, animal rights, anti-nuclear weapons...)
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl:

    Morgan Cavanaugh
Portrayed by: Elisa Donovan
Voiced by: Takae Yamamoto (Japanese dub), Liliana Barba (Latin Spanish dub)

  • Brainless Beauty: Morgan is attractive and fashionable but comes across as rather airheaded. This is much more prominent in the final two seasons but even early on she has a spacey side.
  • Calling the Old Man Out: During one Christmas episode, Sabrina spent the holiday with Morgan and her family. Morgan's parents constantly argue with one another and show no consideration to the fact that Morgan has constantly attempted to make them happy. After talking about it with Sabrina, Morgan decides enough is enough and lectures her parents for their constant, thoughtless criticism. This gets her parents to realize how they've treated her and they become more considerate.
  • Character Development: She started as mostly a nuisance but developed into a loyal friend (albeit a shallow, ditzy one.)
  • Expy: Of Amber, another role played by Elisa Donovan.
  • Fiery Redhead: At times, though she usually acts more like a Dumb Blonde.
  • Flanderization: When we meet Morgan in season 5 she is of course shallow and a bit spacey but completely capable and in control of herself. But then in season 7 she is a complete ditz.
  • Iconic Sequel Character: Along with Roxie, she doesn't appear until season 5 but remains a main character in the last three seasons of the show and moves into Sabrina's old house after the aunts are Put on a Bus.
  • Lovable Alpha Bitch: Especially compared to Libby. She is a shallow, selfish, spoiled airhead but not a bad person. Like Roxie, she gets better after her first episodes and becomes one of Sabrina's best friends.
  • Popular Is Dumb: She is a good example, being both tremendously dim-witted and very popular.
  • Riches to Rags: Spends her first season and a half living it up on her parents' money, including using it to buy clothes rather than the rent. In season 6, her father finally has enough and cuts her off, forcing Morgan to get a job and try and adapt to a "common" lifestyle.
  • Romantic False Lead: Morgan seems to really like Sabrina's boyfriends: she dates both Josh and Harvey (among many others).
  • Simpleton Voice: Originally she spoke normally but after a while developed a higher pitched tone.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: The Lovable Alpha Bitch Girly Girl to Roxie's tough as nails, cynical Tomboy.
  • Valley Girl: Though she's not as dumb as some examples and she's red haired. She gets Flanderized into a straighter example by season 7.

    Miles Goodman
Portrayed by: Trevor Lissauer
Voiced by: Nobutoshi Canna (Japanese dub), Gerardo García (Latin Spanish dub)

  • Allegedly Dateless: He has continuously been referred to be beyond all hope when it came to make a positive impression on the other sex (or people in general), yet in the season 5 finale he scores with one of Josh's very attractive friends and he breaks it off with her at the end and then is seen going on a date with four Pop Stars at once.
  • Chick Magnet: He managed to hook up with a harem of beautiful women.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Disappears in season 7 and is never mentioned again.
  • Conspiracy Theorist: Something his family did not exactly approve of.
  • Cute and Psycho: A friendly dorky guy, but his behavior comes off as very strange and abnormal, like his obsession with all things supernatural.
  • Lovable Nerd: A lovable but awkward nerdy boy.

     Annie Martoz 
Portrayed by: Diana Maria Riva
Voiced by: Mami Koyama (Japanese dub)

  • Bad Boss: Throws Sabrina under the bus the moment a disgruntled musician threatens to sue over the contents of an article Sabrina wrote. Worse, when Sabrina refuses to let the musician spank her onstage at a concert as an “apology," Annie yells at her for being “too proud to take one for the team” and losing the magazine a lot of free publicity. Never mind that expecting an employee to be degraded like that for the sake of their job is somewhere between sexual harassment and assault!
  • Deadpan Snarker: She always has something cutting to say to or about Sabrina.
  • Jerkass: Incredibly unpleasant to Sabrina from the very first time she meets her, without any apparent reason.
  • No Sense of Humor: Tells Sabrina she doesn’t do humor or witty banter, implying her constant snarking is actually intentional bullying.
  • Perpetual Frowner: Virtually never smiles.

     Aaron Jacobs 
Portrayed by: Dylan Neal

  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Lovely to Sabrina’s face, but the moment he’s left alone with Salem he cages him and makes plans to get rid of him after he and Sabrina marry.
  • Disposable Fiancé: He and Sabrina get engaged, but she ultimately leaves him at the altar for Harvey.
  • Fourth-Date Marriage: He and Sabrina get engaged after maybe two months of dating.
  • Hypocrite: He complains that he doesn’t like having to see Harvey, Sabrina’s ex, but then refuses to acknowledge Sabrina’s hurt feelings when she finds out he was previously engaged and didn’t bother to tell her.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: Of Josh, as Sabrina's Jerk with a Heart of Gold boyfriend.