Penny and Aggie/Characters

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Characters from Penny and Aggie include:

Penny Levac

I don't really need the perfect shoes. It's just fun to pretend that I do.

Aggie D'Amour

Sometimes doing the right thing hurts. But that's when you have to.

Karen Duvall

Pretty people get to do what they want!

Sara Velte

My identity is not for them to define. And it's not for you.

Michelle Brown

Ignorance is bliss. Well, usually.

Lisa Winklemeyer

I'm Whatev, you know? Screw labels.

Duane Teague

If you're gonna dream a hopeless dream...go all out.

Daphne Brooks

I'm not always a great person, but my friends make me better.

Fred Rudolph

This feeling's always been with me, that things will be all right. I like it too much to fight it.

Marshall Gryvanski

I like weights. If a weight is about to crush your heart, you can feel the pressure. You know it's coming. With people, you're never sure.

Rich Diggle

I think what's important is for a man to stop takin' the world's crap and start pushin' back.

Stan Larson

No, wait! I don't have a complex psychology! I'm just in it for fun, chicks, praise and bling!

Jack Kirk

I think I can be a good man for her. I think so. Get close to her level, at least.

Katy-Ann Williams

We put so much passion into these day-to-day dramas, and the decisions that tell us who we are... those go almost unnoticed.

  • Genki Girl
  • Happily Married: With Jack by the finale.
  • Saintly Church: A one-person embodiment and the diametric opposite of Charlotte's intolerant, near-psychotic fundamentalist nature, although sometimes her religiosity can be a source of angst as well as friction with others.
  • Wise Beyond Their Years: A teenage example of the trope, she's easily the most mature character apart from Aggie's father Nick.

Brandi Jones

I understand boys. Boys show what they feel. Boys' friends are their friends. Girls are the ones to watch out for.

Cyndi Kristoffer

I do like to play.

Samantha Evans

Maybe offence just comes naturally to a spoiled rich girl.

Meg Macomb

I've outgrown this. I've outgrown you.

Helen Tomalin

If I'm being least I have a use.

  • Abusive Parents/The Unfavorite: her parents favor her older sister; in her childhood her father tells her he doesn't love her "right now" when she fails to complete an age-inappropriate task.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing/False Friend: Helen is a sympathetic example of these tropes, and tends to surround herself with examples of same, some less sympathetic than others.
  • Attention Whore: Downplayed eventually, in a very literal fashion. Helen desperately wants acceptance, approval, and attention, no matter the source; she believes that letting herself be used is the only way to achieve these ends. This culminates in a Heroic BSOD/Villainous Breakdown when she realizes she slept with resident skeezoids Bob and Elmer while under the influence of alcohol.
  • Broken Bird See above.
  • Driven by Envy/The Resenter: Helen drifted apart from Penny's group of friends in middle school, and resents them for excluding her from their clique. She is implied to have been envious of Penny's social status in childhood, as well.
  • Extreme Doormat: She wants people to use her and is at a loss whenever no one needs to.
    • I Just Want to Be Loved/I Just Want to Have Friends: Very downplayed; after remembering her rape and overhearing Brandi and Stan's healthy sexual relationship, Helen realizes she has heretofore been unable to differentiate between being loved and getting screwed, and has a breakdown.
  • Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain: In "The Popsicle War," to some extent.
  • The Mole: In Aggie's clique throughout the first half of "The Popsicle War".
  • Never My Fault: Helen's need to be used often motivates her to put her morals aside.
  • Professional Butt-Kisser: Of every clique she's been in:

Helen's inner monologue: Please keep believing I'm going to heaven, Charlotte.

Charlotte Simms

Sin is everywhere. This world is filth.

  • Abusive Parents Her mother, and implied in regards to her late father.
  • Adorkable: When not a psychotic fundamentalist, she can be this, especially with Duane.
  • Because You Were Nice to Me: Duane's sweet behavior and attempts to make her his friend marks Charlotte's turn for the better.
  • Berserk Button: Do not criticize, or attempt to entrap, Duane in front of her.
  • Broken Bird
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Double Subverted. She starts out as a psychotic fundamentalist, but Duane's kindness causes her to open up and show a sweeter side of her... until she kidnaps Cyndi. However, this was due to Cyndi's actions hurting others as well as her own issues, and thanks Duane in the end for making her a better person while in prison.
  • Evil Counterpart: Karen pegs her as one to Katy-Ann. Unlike the other members of Karen's Girl Posse, she gets better.
  • Freudian Excuse: It's hard to blame her Fundamentalist behavior with an especially horrible abusive mother like hers. Word of God confirmed she was also sexually abused, possibly by her late father. Her issues are later exploited by Cyndi to make her commit suicide.
  • The Fundamentalist: Big time, but after befriending Duane she becomes gentler and more open-minded... or so it seems, until she kidnaps and tortures Cyndi in what she believes is God's punishment for Cyndi's Manipulative Bastard actions. She still becomes way kinder after that, though.
  • Interrupted Suicide
  • Rape as Drama: Makes false accusations against Sara. The real thing is also heavily implied (later confirmed by Word of God) in her backstory.
  • Tragic Villain: Absolutely. Unlike Karen, she gets better.

Nick and Melody D'Amour

Rob Levac

Lynda Levac

Charisma Gryvanski

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