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     Cindy Campbell 

Cindy Campbell

Played by: Anna Faris

  • Dumb Blonde: In the later films, given they're based on blonde protagonists.
  • Fan Disservice: The first time she flashed her chest, it was revealed she had chest hair and man-boobs.
  • Final Girl: Averted in the first film, where she's hit by a car.
  • The Fool: Raises the Genre Blind required by a comedy to ridiculous levels.

     Brenda Meeks 

Brenda Meeks

Played by: Regina Hall

  • Made of Iron: Apparently. Even though she dies in the first and third films (in the latter her body explodes), she comes back to life without explanation. Although in a deleted scene from the second, she says that her presumed death in the original was a "near-death experience."
  • They Killed Kenny Again: She dies in both the first and third movies, only to appear in the next one as if nothing happened.
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     Shorty Meeks 

Shorty Meeks

Played by: Marlon Wayans

  • Ascended Extra: In the second film. He's more of a background character in the original.

     Ray Wilkins 

Ray Wilkins

Played by: Shawn Wayans

  • Transparent Closet: No matter how hard Ray tries to deny his homosexuality, no one believes him.

     Buffy Gilmore 

Buffy Gilmore


     Greg Phillipe 

Greg Phillipe

Played by: Lochlyn Munro

  • Expy: Of Barry Cox, to the point his surname is the same as Ryan Phillipe.

     Buddy 

  • Girl of the Week: Only appears in "2", in which he was Cindy's love interest.
  • If You Die, I Call Your Stuff: At the climax of the movie when Cindy is about to go up against Hugh Kane, he asks Cindy if he could have her computer if she dies.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: According to the script, he fled at the end of the movie when he saw that Hanson was still alive.
  • The Prankster: He seems to like pranking people, such as when he gave one of his roommates an unexpected wedgie.

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     Doofus "Doofy" Gilmore 

Doofy Gilmore

Played by: Dave Sheridan

     C.J. and Mahalik 

C.J. and Mahalik

Played by: Kevin Hart (C.J.) and Anthony Anderson (Mahalik)'''

  • Ambiguously Gay: Mahalik seems to like George as more than a friend. Then there's the the Brokeback Mountain parody scene in the fourth film.
  • Black Best Friend: Mahalik to both George and Tom, while CJ only meets Tom for the first time in the fourth movie.
  • Little Guy, Big Buddy: Played by the taller, heavier-set Anthony Anderson and the famously short Kevin Hart.
  • Relationship Upgrade: The fourth movie reveals that they became lovers during a fishing trip the past summer.
  • Seinfeldian Conversation: Can usually be found debating topics such as whether one can "wake up dead" or "turn up missing", and whether a rat can be a mouse if it's indoors.
  • Those Two Guys: Almost always seen together.

     Professor Oldman 

Professor Oldman

Played by: Tim Curry

  • Affably Evil: As one would expect from a character played by Tim Curry.
  • Dirty Old Man: His whole reason for sending some college students to spend the night in Hell House? Because scared young women are easy lays.
  • Killed Offscreen: The last we see of him, he discovers the mistresses' true form and screams in horror before the scene cuts away with a lightning flash.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: He ends up seduced and killed by Hugh Kane's mistress.
  • Large Ham: Again, he's played by Tim Curry.
  • Those Two Guys: With Dwight, up until he gets killed.

     Dwight 

Dwight

Played by: David Cross

  • Disabled Snarker: His insults towards Hanson. To an extent, his attempts to egg on the ghost of Master Kaine.
  • Foil: To Professor Oldman. He's nothing but professional when conducting experiments, though much more temperamental.
  • Handicapped Badass: Tries to be this, but fails spectacularly.
  • Kavorka Man: Despite being a nerd with a combover, he gets the attention of Ray.
  • Politically Incorrect Hero: Mocks Hanson's misshapen hand, the first time without provocation.

     Hanson 

Hanson

Played by: Chris Elliot

  • Battle Butler: Becomes this in the Charlie's Angels takeoff after he gets possessed by Kane.
  • The Dragon: When he gets possessed, he becomes the physical being for his master.
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     Tom Logan 

Tom Logan

Played by: Charlie Sheen

     George Logan 

George Logan

Played by: Simon Rex

     The Aliens 

  • Good All Along: They turn to have invaded Earth to take down Tabitha before she kills them.
  • Groin Attack: They kick people in the balls as a way of saying goodbye.


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