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Most prudish or flirtatious characters

As part of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz, this website has had volunteers rate 2,000 characters on a 100 point scale from "prudish" to "flirtatious". 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 "prudish" is the same as 100/100 for "flirtatious". See the documentation for more information about how these ratings were collected.

Most prudish characters

RankAverage ratingNumber of ratersName
192.012Tuvok (Star Trek: Voyager)
291.330Javert (Les Misérables)
390.621Cecil B. Heimerdinger (Arcane)
489.528Samuel Norton (The Shawshank Redemption)
588.614Richard Hendricks (Silicon Valley)
688.532Dolores Umbridge (Harry Potter)
788.343Ned Flanders (The Simpsons)
888.114Nurse Mildred Ratched (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)
987.222Sarah O'Brien (Downton Abbey)
1087.249Sheldon Cooper (The Big Bang Theory)
1186.716Donald Cragen (Law & Order: SVU)
1286.621Squidward Tentacles (SpongeBob SquarePants)
1386.6144Kenneth Parcell (30 Rock)
1486.428Scar (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
1586.234Michael Groff (Sex Education)
1686.090C-3PO (Star Wars)
1785.917Chuck McGill (Better Call Saul)
1885.98Inspector Kido (The Man in the High Castle)
1985.724Petunia Dursley (Harry Potter)
2085.717Huck (Scandal)
2185.331Serena Joy Waterford (The Handmaid's Tale)
2285.229Levi Ackermann (Attack on Titan)
2384.735Soichiro Yagami (Death Note)
2484.621Charlie Carson (Downton Abbey)
2584.378Mycroft Holmes (Sherlock)

Most flirtatious characters

RankAverage ratingNumber of ratersName
198.122Ilana Wexler (Broad City)
296.826Jesper Fahey (Shadow and Bone)
396.835Charlie Harper (Two and Half Men)
496.729Benjamin 'Hawkeye' Pierce (M*A*S*H)
595.616Sterling Archer (Archer)
694.824Tanya Chesham-Leigh (Mamma Mia!)
794.819James 'Sawyer' Ford (LOST)
894.7134Jenna Maroney (30 Rock)
994.626Captain Hammer (Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog)
1094.323Audrey Horne (Twin Peaks)
1194.317James Bond (Tommorrow Never Dies)
1294.267Barney Stinson (How I Met Your Mother)
1394.118Roman Roy (Succession)
1494.044Tom Haverford (Parks and Recreation)
1593.820Jessa Johansson (Girls)
1693.711Vincent Chase (Entourage)
1793.636Villanelle (Killing Eve)
1893.432Samantha Jones (Sex and the City)
1993.4148Jennifer Check (Jennifer's Body)
2093.235Flynn Rider (Tangled)
2193.023Gabrielle Solis (Desperate Housewives)
2293.022Alison DiLaurentis (Pretty Little Liars)
2393.030Nicky Nichols (Orange is the New Black)
2493.017Alan Shore (Boston Legal)
2592.814Doc Holliday (Wynonna Earp)

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 prudish<--->flirtatious when aggregated at the character level.

  1. 🧕 (not 💃) (r=0.82)
  2. chaste (not lustful) (r=0.8)
  3. asexual (not sexual) (r=0.76)
  4. serious (not bold) (r=0.73)
  5. shy (not playful) (r=0.72)
  6. love shy (not cassanova) (r=0.72)
  7. 🧐 (not 😎) (r=0.68)
  8. sober (not indulgent) (r=0.68)
  9. 🤐 (not 😜) (r=0.67)
  10. monastic (not hedonist) (r=0.66)


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