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    Zoey Brooks 
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Portrayed by: Jamie Lynn Spears

  • Academic Athlete: Straight A student and great at almost every sport.
  • The Ace: Especially in season 1, when she was the only one who was allowed to solve everyone's problems and be perfect at everything. Though this was toned down later where she's more of a Jack-of-All-Trades.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Zoey is as loyal and kind-hearted as a friend and girl in general could be, but if you bully her friends or little brother, try to dictate who she can and can't be friends with, rig competitions, or say girls can't do the same things guys can, she'll either chew you out or make sure you get yours.
  • Big Sister Instinct: She's very protective of Dustin. In one episode, when she found out that her brother was being bullied into doing someone else's homework, her first response was to confront the bully.
  • Book Smart: Apparently all her friends need her help to study for the exams. Though this was only shown in the episode “Little Beach Party”.
  • Character Tics: Zoey has a few subtle ones. Whenever she's mad, she puts her hands on her hips and when she's semi-reluctantly admitting something, she tends to roll her eyes. Zoey also likes to show affection to Chase by ruffling his hair.
  • Cool Big Sis: To Dustin.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Sometimes.
  • Dude Magnet: Zig-Zagging Trope. She attracts boys but not a lot more than pretty much any female lead in most similar shows. On occasion, it's even subverted. There's one episode when Zoey is bartering with a guy for a favor and he asks a date in return: Zoey assumes he wants a date with her, but it turns out he's after her friend Nicole.
  • Everyone Loves Blondes: She's blonde and one of the most popular students, and Chase falls for her at first sight. Also Played with, because her brunette friend Lola gets just as much attention from the boys, if not more so.
  • The Fashionista: She has a good style and fashion sense.
  • Fashion Designer: She aspires to be one, and she often designs, customize and makes clothing.
  • Girly Girl with a Tomboy Streak: She's a very fashionable and feminine girl with girly interests, however she's still Zoey, so the writers made her good at almost everything, including sports.
  • Go-Getter Girl: Zoey gets good grades, takes part in many school activities, and she's a supportive mother figure not only to her friends, but willing to help anyone in need. In the last episode of season 1, she was tutoring all her friends and other students in different subjects before an important exam.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: She's a young, pretty, blonde girl who is caring and compassionate towards people.
  • The Heart: She is the mediator and the voice of reason in her group.
  • Jack-of-All-Trades: She's good at everything, but rarely the best. She's the best at dancing, but not at acting (Lola), singing (Michael), sports (Dana/Logan) or grades (Nicole/Quinn). She's popular with boys, but it's stated that Lola is the hottest girl in school.
  • Last Minute Hook Up: With Chase in the finale.
  • The Leader: Of the level-headed, headstrong and charismatic type.
    • She lampshades it in season 4:
    Lola: And you'll fix it?
    Zoey: Yes, I'm Zoey. Are you new?
  • Magnetic Hero: She's liked by everyone, and her friends and peers often look to her for advice and guidance.
  • Ms. Fanservice: There are multiple episodes that feature Zoey in
  • New Transfer Student: In the first episode.
  • Nice Girl: Always willing to help her friends and other students, and she's a nice sister to Dustin.
  • Not So Above It All: There are times when she can be just as immature and rude as Logan, best shown in “Election”.
  • Oblivious to Love: Despite multiple attempts by Chase to tell her his feelings. It even gets to the point where a random girl (pulled aside by Lola) can tell that Chase likes Zoey, but Zoey cannot tell.
    Lola: Ginny, could you come here a minute?
    Ginny: What's up?
    Lola: 'Blank' is in love with Zoey. Fill in the blank.
    Ginny: (as though it were the most obvious answer in the world) Chase.
    Lola: Thanks for playing.
    • However, as of Sep. 2015 it is revealed that since the time capsule episode she is well aware of his feelings and is reciprocating inside.
  • Off Screen Moment Of Awesome: In the 3rd season episode premier "Surprise", it's revealed Zoey worked a summer job as a pool lifeguard where she saved an elderly lady from drowning by successfully performing CPR at 15 years of age.
  • Only Sane Woman: Especially in season 1, when her two roommates, Nicole and Dana, were always fighting. Overall, she is the most levelheaded in the group, though Chase is a close second (but unlike Zoey, he's not without his quirks).
  • Pink Means Feminine: She loves that color and owns a lot of pink things.
  • Plucky Girl: She never gives up.
  • Protagonist Title: The show is named after her.
  • Renaissance Man: While most of her friends have a talent in just one area, Zoey excels at all of them. She's one of the best students, has athletic skills, leadership skills, is good at singing, acting, dancing, and a skilled Fashion Designer. Whatever sport or activity is the main focus of the episode, she will be great at it. Deconstructed in "Wrestling", where she's quite skilled as a fighter (especially for a girl), but still unable to beat a big, violent, and muscular guy, which is realistic.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Not as obvious as other examples, but one of Zoey's favorite foods are grapes, which she snacks on in a lot of episodes.
  • Team Mom: Acts like a motherly figure to everyone, especially her little brother, Dustin.
  • You Go, Girl!: It's the plot of the first episode. Subverted later in the episode "Wrestling", one of the rare instances where Zoey doesn't come out on top.
  • Will They or Won't They?: With Chase. They do.

    Dustin Brooks 
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Portrayed by: Paul Butcher

  • Alone Among the Couples: Out of all the major characters who are still around at the end of the show, he's the only one who ends up alone (along with James, the Romantic False Lead who disappears after his break-up with Zoey).
  • Advertised Extra: Through he is credited as a main character for all 65 episodes, he only appears in 25 episodes and rarely contributes to the plot in a major way. This is lampshaded in one episode where he said he missed hanging out with Zoey as she spent more time with her friends.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: Sometimes, when he needs his sister to get him out of trouble.
  • The Artifact: As of season 3. It's not clear why he was still in the opening credits (and always billed second after Zoey, due to Paul Butcher being first alphabetically by ).
  • Book Smart: According to his sister, he's an academic prodigy compared to the other kids his age.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: Sometimes. Very much in the last episode "Chasing Zoey".
  • Child Prodigy: He shares an 8th grade geometry class with his elder sister.
  • Comically Missing the Point: Is more shocked about the fact that Quinn used him at the prom rather than the fact that her and Logan had declared their love for each other in the finale.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: The Melancholic.
  • The Load: Sometimes.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: Feminine Boy to Trisha's Masculine Girl.
  • Out of Focus: He barely appeared in the last two seasons.
  • Tagalong Kid: The only kid in the main cast, and frequently hangs out with Zoey and her friends.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Was a nice kid for most of the show, but in the final movie he becomes a Bratty Half-Pint for no apparent reason.
  • Wise Beyond Their Years: He's smart for his age.

    Chase Matthews 
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Portrayed by: Sean Flynn

  • Back for the Finale: In the last episode and in a touching way.
  • Cannot Spit It Out: To a ridiculous extent. He spends 3 seasons pining after Zoey. In one episode, he tries to text his feelings to her, and her cell phone falls into a fountain. After Zoey finds out how he feels...he gets Put on a Bus to England.
  • Chick Magnet: Thanks to his dorky charm, he is not bad in this department (Melissa, Lola, Trisha Kirby, Rebecca, Gretchen, and eventually Zoey).
  • Deadpan Snarker: Among the male characters, Chase is the biggest one.
  • Deuteragonist: Being the male lead and the title character's love interest.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: He crashes into a flagpole on his bike due to staring at Zoey.
  • Embarrassing Middle Name: Bartholemew.
  • Endearingly Dorky: A dorky, clumsy but lovable Nice Guy who is often mocked for his Funny Afro. Many girls find him cute, to the point that even Lola falls for him when he helps her to study biology.
  • Extreme Doormat: He puts up with a lot of teasing and doesn't seem to mind getting pushed around. Furthermore he is always eager to please people.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: The Phlegmatic.
  • Funny Afro: His bushy "Jewish afro" constantly referenced by the other characters. He tends to shrug it off, but lampshades it himself after Zoey throws a pillow at him that knocks him off his chair. He gets up, pats his head and exclaims "You dented my 'fro!"
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Michael.
  • I Can't Dance: And well aware of it.
  • Just Friends: with Zoey in Season 3, after he has convinced everyone (including himself) that he's over his crush.
  • The Klutz: He's often prone to falling down.
    Zoey: Where's Chase?
    Michael: Oh, you know Chase. He's probably running to see you right now but he fell down a flight of stairs.
  • Love at First Sight: With Zoey.
  • Love Makes You Dumb: Several times, mainly in Season 1
  • Meaningful Name: Chase (as in 'pursuit'). Came in handy for naming the series finale TV movie "Chasing Zoey" ("Chase"-ing Zoey, Chase 'n Zoey).
  • Nice Guy: A sweet natured, loyal, and honest person, and he gets along with everyone in the group.
  • Nice Jewish Boy: His bushy hair is referred to by Michael as a "crazy Jewish afro". Also, his actor is Jewish.
  • Odd Friendship: Chase and Logan's friendship seems to fall into this, as they are incredibly different and seem to be the kind of friendship that would not work thanks to their personalities but more than once is showed that they are close friends.
  • Official Couple: With Zoey, by the end of the show.
  • Only Sane Man: He constantly falls into this, something that is easy when your competition is Logan and Michael.
  • Put on a Bus: To England, in the last season.
  • Running Gag:
    • Him falling down the first time he sees Zoey every season.
    • Jokes about his bushy hair.
    • Every time he attempts to tell Zoey he loves her or make a date with her, something gets in the way.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The Sensitive Guy to Logan's Manly Man. He's a softie while Logan is a self-proclaimed macho.
  • Single-Target Sexuality: He had other girlfriends, but his heart was always with Zoey.
  • Stalker with a Crush: Despite being the nice guy, he lapses into this a couple of times in Season 1. He atones for it in Season 2's "Time Capsule" and never goes back.
  • Will They or Won't They?: Done to death with Zoey and Chase, with the Running Gag of Chase who can't confess his feelings for Zoey. They do, but not until the last few minutes of the final episode.
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    Dana Cruz 
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Portrayed by: Kristin Herrera

    Michael Barrett 
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Portrayed by: Christopher Massey

  • Ambiguously Bi: He's described guys as hot before.
    Logan: Why do you waste your time with the drama club? Why don't you go up for the football team or something?
    Chase: Because the drama club is loaded with hot girls, and I've seen the football team. They're not hot.
    Michael: I don't know, man, Dave the quarterback's a pretty handsome dude.
    (Chase and Logan look at Michael oddly.)
    Michael: I've said too much.
  • Beta Couple: With Lisa.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Not as much as Quinn, but he's still a bit eccentric.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: The Sanguine.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With his best friend Chase, to the point they even have an internet show together. Also becomes this with Logan in season 4.
  • Jerkass Ball: Happens a few times in season 4, due to being paired with Logan more often and sometimes going along with his Jerkass antics. Particularly their shunning James because they don't want a new roommate.
  • Large Ham: He can be very dramatic when he wants to.
  • Lovable Jock: A natural athlete and Nice Guy, in contrast to Logan's Jerk Jock.
  • Love Makes You Dumb: In "Michael Likes Lisa."
  • Nice Guy: Always a loyal friend to everyone, no matter what.
  • Odd Friendship: With Jerk Jock Logan, especially after Chase is Put on a Bus. While they were always good friends, it's more evident in season 4 where, even without the leader of the Power Trio, they get along perfectly.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Sensitive Guy to Logan's Manly Man.
  • Shipper on Deck: For Chase and Zoey.
  • Token Black Friend: The only black person in the main cast.
  • Token Minority Couple: With Lisa, another black girl, in later episodes.

    Nicole Bristow 
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Portrayed by: Alexa Nikolas

  • Ambiguously Bi: She definitely likes boys, but she also fawns over Zoey a lot, even more than everyone else. In "Girls will be Boys," she also says it is hot when Lola talks in her guy voice when she was disguised as a boy.
  • Book Smart: While it's never mentioned in the first season, the episode "Broadcast Views" reveals that she's a straight-A student and cares about getting high grades, even if she's distracted by her obsession with boys.
  • Brainless Beauty: Downplayed, she's flighty and shallow, but apparently a good student.
  • The Cutie: Nicole can easily be a predecessor of Cat Valentine, for her cuteness and bubbly attitude.
  • Ditzy Genius: She acts like The Ditz but she's a straight A student and lowering that percentage freaks her out.
  • Genki Girl: She's very energetic.
  • Hidden Depths: For all her boy-crazed ditziness, she does very well in school and gets straight A's.
  • Hormone-Addled Teenager: She's so boy crazy she was diagnosed with "Obsessive Male Gender Disorder."
  • Naïve Everygirl: Nicole is an insecure and naive girl who is very dependent on her best friend Zoey, but always keeps her happy-go-lucky attitude.
  • Nice Girl: She adores Zoey, and in the first season Zoey is not as close to Dana as she is to Nicole, because Nicole is more open and friendly.
  • Put on a Bus: After season 2.
  • Put on a Bus to Hell: Nicole is an intensely boy-crazy, insecure kid who hates unfamiliar situations. In one episode, she had broken down sobbing when she thought she'd have to transfer to another school. In the third season premiere it's revealed that Nicole has been shipped to an all-girls boarding school.
  • Smarter Than You Look: In one episode of the second season it's revealed that Nicole, of all people, is a straight A student, much to many fans's surprise.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Girly Girl to Dana's Tomboy.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Zoey. She's always the first to support her in everything, and she worships Zoey even more than Chase.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With her roommate Dana. They are very different and fight over everything, though they learned to tolerate each other and are still good friends.

    Quinn Pensky 
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Portrayed by: Erin Sanders

  • Berserk Button:
    • Calling Quinn a spazz is a bad idea.
    • Bringing up her past in beauty pageants.
  • Blind Without 'Em: The few times she's seen not wearing glasses it's obvious her vision is not very good.
  • Book Smart: Due to her high IQ and scientific knowledge.
  • Brainy Brunette: She's the smartest girl at PCA.
  • Bungling Inventor: Her "Quinnventions" always fail horribly somehow.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Quinn is brilliant and everyone knows it, despite her many personality quirks.
  • Butt-Monkey: More so in the early seasons. In one episode Quinn didn't take it well when Logan and the others were making fun of her.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Most girls even interacting with Mark was an obvious Berserk Button for her. Downplayed later with Logan as it's made apparent that she didn't want him going to the prom with anyone she perceived as a threat.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Big time, she has incredibly weird habits and interests (usually science experiments), to the point of being even gross at times, especially in the first season.
  • Ditzy Genius: She's very smart, but doesn't have much in terms of social skills.
  • Extraverted Nerd: A rare female example, mainly in the early seasons where she dresses like a dork, and doesn't realize how much the others find her behavior strange and awkward. In later seasons, she becomes more of a normal and pretty Hollywood Nerd who just happens to have an interest in science.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Early on the show she was barely tolerated and not even Zoey was too fond of her. It gets better in the last two seasons, when she becomes great friends with Zoey and Lola, as well as their roommate (replacing Nicole).
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Sometimes. More often than not, though, her inventions don't seem to work.
  • Girliness Upgrade: Starting in season 3.
  • Hollywood Nerd: Quinn is supposed to be a freaky, unattractive nerd (especially in early seasons) but she's actually very pretty and even gets a makeover later on in the show.
  • Mad Scientist: She is obsessed with her "Quinnventions".
  • Meganekko: To the point where Logan actually puts her glasses back on her before their first kiss.
  • Opposites Attract: With Logan. She's a science-loving nerd, while Logan is a Jerk Jock. One episode reveals that Logan is good at chemistry, making them Not So Different, but this is never brought up when they become a couple.
  • Running Gag: Her "Quinnventions" going horribly wrong.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: She often indulges in this.
  • She Cleans Up Nicely: She's more of an Extraverted Nerd in the first two seasons, but in later seasons she starts wearing fashionable outfits like her friends, even if she's still supposed to be a nerd.

    Logan Reese 
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Portrayed by: Matthew Underwood

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    Lola Martinez 
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Portrayed by: Victoria Justice

  • Ambiguously Bi: Though she's more the type to just joke about it. She also has quite a bit of Ship Tease with Quinn and Zoey.
    Zoey: In love with me? Chase?
    Lola: (sarcastically) No, me. Marry me, Zoey? Please be my wife?
  • Ambiguously Brown: However, her surname implies that she is Latina, and she has said some Spanish phrases, such as "Dios mio," on occasion.
  • Attractive Bent-Gender: Steve. Even Nicole finds "him" attractive.
  • Beta Couple: With Vince.
  • Butt-Monkey: Often gets the role from time to time, most notably in Zoey's Balloon.
  • Characterization Marches On: In her early appearances, Lola could be a bit rude and snarky with her attitude, similar to Dana. From season 3 onwards, Lola becomes more friendly, funny, cheerful, and likable, getting more of a Butt-Monkey, and having more of her own personality. She also starts dressing more normal, and becoming more boy crazy.
  • The Chick: Sometimes, like in The Radio:
    Lola: Okay, we have to decide who gets the radio before this ruins all of our friendships!
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Sometimes.
    Lola: Do you think a duck would make a good pet?
  • Contrasting Replacement Character: Replaces Dana in season 2 as a new roommate for Zoey and Nicole but, aside from being both Spicy Latinas, they aren't that similar. Dana was a grumpy, sporty tomboy who doesn't get along with Nicole, Lola is a carefree, girly fashionista who gets along with everyone.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Sometimes, mostly towards Nicole or Logan.
  • Dude Magnet: A lot of male characters bring up how "hot" and "beautiful" she is, including Michael (in the episode "Lola Likes Chase") and Logan. Also, according to Dustin, all the guys in his year have a crush on Lola and think she is hot.
  • The Fashionista: She cools off a little in season 3.
  • Flanderization: Lola is introduced in season 2 as an independent, trendy girl with an unique style and personality, as well as an original different hairstyle (and sometimes, different hair color) in every episode. By season 3 her unique style is gone, she's fashionable in a more conventional way, and also has stereotypical personality traits of a boy-crazy shallow girl (more or less replacing Nicole, after the latter is Put on a Bus).
  • Genki Girl: Not to the same extent as Nicole, but she's still pretty energetic.
  • Goth: Subverted. Zoey and Nicole thought she was, but she was only acting that way as an acting exercise to see if she could pretend to be someone completely different from herself and have people believe it.
  • Guile Heroine: She's not above using The Power of Acting to get what she wants.
  • Hidden Depths: She loves reading Shakespeare, and Hamlet is her second favorite play. (Her first favorite is The Importance of Being Earnest.)
  • Iconic Sequel Character: Is introduced in season 2 to replace Dana, and remains a main character for the rest of the show.
  • Ms. Fanservice: She's prone to showing lots of skin.
  • Multicolored Hair: In season 2, she likes to dye her hair different colours in nearly every episode, usually brown with colored streaks. Averted in season 3 and 4, where she always keeps her hair brown.
  • New Transfer Student: In season 2.
  • Spicy Latina: To a lesser extent than Dana, but she's snarky enough to qualify.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: After Nicole is Put on a Bus in season 3, Lola's character assumes more traits of a boy-crazy ditz, becoming more similar to Nicole than to her original character in season 2.

    James Garrett 
Portrayed by: Austin Butler

  • Alone Among the Couples: Out of all the major characters who are still around at the end of the show, he's the only one who ends up alone (along with Dustin, the Tagalong Kid). He doesn't even appear in the second half of the finale.
  • Chick Magnet: In his first appearance he manages to attract all the female students at PCA, including Zoey, Lola, and Quinn.
  • The Generic Guy: Other than being a nice pretty boy, he's not that interesting, especially compared to Chase.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: He truly loves Zoey and proved it the series finale. Not only did he give her a gold necklace confessing his love for her, but he let her keep it after they broke up. He even gave her one final kiss before he left her dorm.
  • New Transfer Student: In season 4.
  • Nice Guy: Friendly to the group, and a nice boyfriend to Zoey.
  • Only Sane Man: Much like Chase, as he appears to be the sane one out of the three male characters.
  • Pretty Boy: A blond, blue-eyed pretty boy.
  • Romantic False Lead: To Zoey, in season 4. Until Chase comes back, obviously.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: To Chase.

Other Students

     Mark Del Figgalo 
Portrayed by: Jack Salvatore Jr

  • Butt-Monkey: Sometimes, though not as much as Stacey.
  • Collector of the Strange: He collects rocks and antique calendars.
  • Kavorka Man: To some extent. He dated more girls than everyone else (including Quinn, Courtney, Brooke and Stacey), despite being an overweight, unattractive, emotionless guy with no personality.
  • Last-Name Basis: Quinn is usually the only one who calls him Mark. He's usually referred to as "Del Figgalo" by everyone else.
  • Pair the Spares: With Stacey in the last episode.
  • Perpetual Frowner: Lampshaded. Most of the time he seems unable to smile.
  • Recurring Character: Who appears in every season.
  • Romantic False Lead: He and Quinn date for most of the series, but they broke up in the final season. The cause of it is Mark falling for another girl and Quinn realizing her feelings for Logan.
  • Satellite Love Interest: To Quinn, for most of the show.
  • The Stoic: Because he has no emotions.

     Stacey Dillsen 
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Portrayed by: Abbie Wilde

  • Abhorrent Admirer: To Logan.
  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: Her crush on Jerk Jock Logan.
  • All of the Other Reindeer: She has no friends, and is usually mistreated or ignored by everyone for no reason. Even Mark, who is even weirder than she is, manages to get along with some people. Stacey doesn't.
  • Berserk Button: Using her special cotton swabs
  • Butt-Monkey: To the extreme: her parents change phone numbers without telling her.
  • Extraverted Nerd: Like Quinn, a rare female example. A freaky, dorky girl who is clueless about her awkwardness.
  • Fake Guest Star: She appears in the majority of season 3 and 4 yet is always credited as a guest star.
  • Out-of-Character Moment: Slightly. Despite her unpopularity, in season 3's episode Quarantine she's seen dating a cute boy who was apparently interested in her. The boy was played by Austin Butler who in Season 4 plays James, considered the hottest guy in the school. Of course, she still has her usual bad luck, so she ends up running away and dumping him just because of a coincidence.
  • Pair the Spares: With Mark in the last episode.
  • The Pollyanna: Remains very upbeat despite her Butt-Monkey status.
    That's negativity. And I don't swing that way.
  • Recurring Character: In season 3 and 4.
  • Replacement Flat Character: Stacey seems to exist so there's still a freaky nerd to pick on after Quinn becomes more normal.
  • Speech Impediment: It's gone for the last few minutes of the finale. But back in iCarly and Sam & Cat, explained by her suffering a relapse.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: She eventually gets a boyfriend in the last episode. She even loses her Speech Impediment in the series finale.

     Rebecca Martin 
Portrayed by: Daniella Monet

  • Clingy Jealous Girl: To Chase when they were dating. She wouldn't even let him talk to Zoey! Which is why he dumped her. Of course she blames Zoey and tries to blackmail her later.
  • Derailing Love Interests: To make Zoey look better.
  • Jerkass: Of the possessive girlfriend variety.
  • Manipulative Bitch: In "Zoey's Balloon", when she tries to blackmail Zoey.
  • Never My Fault: Has the nerve to blame Zoey for her break up with Chase. Never mind any of that possessive and controlling crap that she threw around.
  • Psycho Ex-Girlfriend: She goes so far as to blackmail Zoey because she thinks Zoey "stole" Chase from her.
  • Romantic False Lead: To Chase, pretty much a textbook example.
  • Yandere: She seemed nice at first, but she's later revealed to be an evil and manipulative Clingy Jealous Girl.

     Jeremiah Trottman 
Portrayed by: Creagen Dow

  • Kid-anova: He's frequently seen impressing girls with his journalism prospects. And he was ready to dump his date for Zoey in the series finale.
  • School Newspaper News Hound: Subverted as he's not in it for the hard-hitting journalism, but to become a well-paid anchorman.

     Vincent "Vince" Blake 
Portrayed by: Brando Eaton

  • The Atoner: When he comes back in season 4.
  • Beta Couple: With Lola in season 4.
  • Big Man on Campus: He's a very popular football player.
  • The Bus Came Back: After being expelled, he comes back to PCA in season 4.
  • Cheaters Never Prosper: What brings his downfall.
  • Chick Magnet: Is popular with a lot of the girls on campus.
  • Dumb Jock: Like any scumbag athlete, he resorted to cheating by taking pictures of an upcoming test on his phone but unlike any clever cheater, he forgot to remove the evidence from his phone. When being told on in front on the class by Chase, who lampshaded how Vince is an example of the trope.
  • Easily Forgiven: By Lola at least. She tried to ignore him for a few seconds but then ends up forgiving him (and kissing him) almost immediately.
  • Heel–Face Turn: He goes from a violent Jerk Jock in season 3 to a reformed Nice Guy in season 4.
  • Jerk Jock: In his first appearance, before his Heel–Face Turn.
  • Nice Guy: Like you wouldn't believe in Season 4. He understands that the guys were still angry at him and was even willing to accept the punishment.
  • The Nicknamer: Initially. Logan even referred to him as the "Nicknaming Master".
  • Smug Snake: His first appearance reeks of this. He gets better.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: In season 4, after his Heel–Face Turn, he's no longer a Jerk Jock.

     Lisa Perkins 
Portrayed by: Lisa Tucker

     Wayne "Firewire" Gilbert 
Portrayed by: Allen Evangelista

  • Berserk Button: He gets upset when you don't call him by his nickname.
  • Straw Misogynist: He and his nerdy friends have this attitude, according to them girls are useless when it comes to science and they look down at Quinn and Zoey for being girls. However, they are proven wrong when Quinn destroys their robot with her tiny one.

     Gretchen 
Portrayed by: Madison Riley

  • The Lad-ette: She's very rude, a slob, and has many gross habits.
  • Replacement Goldfish: Replacing Zoey for Chase because she looks like her (physically), and pointed out by all other characters.
  • Straw Loser: Pretty much only appears to be disgusting and remind the other characters how much Zoey was better than her.

Adults

     Coco Wexler 
Portrayed by: Jessica Chaffin

  • Adults Are Useless: As a dorm advisor, she's terrible at her job. She once stole pies the girls were selling to raise money, she spends half of her time eating or crying over something and once cancelled a planned school trip with the students so that she could drive all the way to confront her boyfriend. In one episode, she's even fired and Zoey tries to get her rehired. Literally no one wanted her back, not even Zoey's friends. The only reason she was rehired is because her replacement was a kleptomaniac.
  • Big Eater: When it comes to ravioli. To the point where she would not stop eating ravioli not even if she is being chased by bees.
  • Butt-Monkey: Especially in the episode where she is chased by bees. She also seems to have love problems and a troubled life. Played for Laughs.
  • Inelegant Blubbering
    Dean Rivers: Every time she takes one of our vans, it comes back smelling like fried chicken and tears.
  • Informed Deformity: She's not nearly as fat and hideous as they say in the series.
  • Relationship Revolving Door: With her boyfriend Carl.
  • Trademark Favourite Food: She is often shown to carry a can of raviolis with her.

     Dean Charles Rivers 
Portrayed by: Christopher Murray

     Coach Keller 

  • Its Pronounced Tropay: He pronounces sushi as sush-ee (rhymes with slushie).
  • Jerkass: Not only does he push students to exhaustion in his gym class, but he made Chase and Michael's lives Hell when Sushi Rox burned down, despite it not being their fault.
  • No Indoor Voice: Is always yelling, even on the rare occasion that he's happy.
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