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Most normal or weird characters

As part of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz, this website has had volunteers rate 1,750 characters on a 100 point scale from "normal" to "weird". This page lists the 25 characters whose average ratings were the farthest to either side. Because the scale is bipolar, it is reversable. For example, a rating of 1/100 for "normal" is the same as 100/100 for "weird". See the documentation for more information about how these ratings were collected.

Most normal characters

RankAverage ratingNumber of ratersName
188.020Calvin's mom (Calvin and Hobbes)
286.515Harold Cooper (The Blacklist)
385.9148George S. Hammond (Stargate SG-1)
485.58Taya Kyle (American Sniper)
585.11351Mufasa (The Lion King)
684.79Ben Scott (Yellowjackets)
784.512Erin Reagan (Blue Bloods)
883.723Lucie Manette (A Tale of Two Cities)
983.663Lyla Garrity (Friday Night Lights)
1083.210Clinton Jones (White Collar)
1182.9302Elsie Carson (Downton Abbey)
1282.267Jennifer Jareau (Criminal Minds)
1382.0135Sheriff Truman (Twin Peaks)
1481.972Eric Taylor (Friday Night Lights)
1581.86Lloyd (Yellowstone)
1681.1289Robert Crawley, 7th Earl of Grantham (Downton Abbey)
1781.1105Ervin Burrell (The Wire)
1881.0256Eddard Stark (Game of Thrones)
1981.0310Anna Bates (Downton Abbey)
2080.9353Meg March (Little Women)
2180.9146Lee 'Apollo' Adama (Battlestar Galactica)
2280.838Bill Tench (Mindhunter)
2380.8954D.I. Greg Lestrade (Sherlock)
2480.5110Joe West (The Flash)
2580.4404Jane Bennet (Pride and Prejudice)

Most weird characters

RankAverage ratingNumber of ratersName
196.071Buster Bluth (Arrested Development)
295.7513Gollum (Lord of the Rings)
395.666Tobias Funke (Arrested Development)
495.4382Cosmo Kramer (Seinfeld)
595.443Count Olaf (A Series of Unfortunate Events)
695.229Jonah Ryan (Veep)
795.033Frank Reynolds (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia)
894.434Theodore 'T-Bag' Bagwell (Prison Break)
994.3414Ben Chang (Community)
1093.738Ilana Wexler (Broad City)
1193.626Lillian Kaushtupper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
1293.634Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
1393.516Scorpius (Farscape)
1493.323Patrick Star (SpongeBob SquarePants)
1593.252Charlie Kelly (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia)
1693.1396River Tam (Firefly + Serenity)
1792.731Darlene Snell (Ozark)
1892.61177Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean)
1992.5547Dwight Schrute (The Office)
2092.5368Craig Pelton (Community)
2192.3307The Joker (The Dark Knight)
2291.949Alan (The Hangover)
2391.938Vizzini (The Princess Bride)
2491.9374Bellatrix Lestrange (Harry Potter)
2591.9454Abed Nadir (Community)

Similar traits

The survey has 400 different descriptive scales that the characters can be rated on. This list is the 10 other scales that that have the highest correlation with normal<--->weird when aggregated at the character level.

  1. normie (not freak) (r=0.86)
  2. regular (not zany) (r=0.77)
  3. neurotypical (not autistic) (r=0.74)
  4. sane (not crazy) (r=0.72)
  5. reasonable (not deranged) (r=0.65)
  6. sensible (not ludicrous) (r=0.61)
  7. predictable (not quirky) (r=0.61)
  8. moderate (not extreme) (r=0.58)
  9. disarming (not creepy) (r=0.57)
  10. reliable (not experimental) (r=0.57)


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