33 TV Characters Duos That Are Exactly The Same, But In Different Fonts

I'm sure you've watched a show (or several) and thought, "Huh...why is this character so familiar?" but couldn't quiiiiite figure out why/how so many characters could be so, so similar.

Charlie from It's Always Sunny with his murder board

And I'm not even just talking about typical character tropes here, like "hero" or "villain" or whatever. There really are some characters out there who are the exact same person but in a different font.

Here's what I mean:

1.Mando from The Mandalorian and Joel Miller from The Last of Us

Side-by-side of Pedro Pascal in "The Mandalorian" and "The Last of Us"

One sentence description: A man, who's really been *through* it, adopts a small child and is tasked with delivering them to safety, and is played by Pedro Pascal.

Disney / Everett / HBO

2.Maddy Perez from Euphoria and Santana Lopez from Glee

Side-by-side of Maddy and Santana

One sentence description: The high school Latina with great fashion sense and all the best insults who has the school wrapped around her finger.

HBO / Fox / Everett

3.Georgia Miller from Ginny and Georgia and Lorelai Gilmore from Gilmore Girls

Side-by-side of Georgia and Lorelai

One sentence description: The cool, younger mom who moves to a little town in New England to escape her past and has an extraordinarily close relationship with her teenage daughter, and, by whatever means necessary, makes sure her kid has the best life they can have.

Netflix / The WB / Everett

4.Jughead Jones from Riverdale and Lucas Scott from One Tree Hill

Side-by-side of Jughead and Lucas

One sentence description: The angsty guy from the ~wrong side of the tracks~ who writes a thinly veiled semi-autobiographical book that is probably bad but somehow gets a TON of praise.

The CW / Everett Collection

5.Gregory Eddie from Abbott Elementary and Ben Wyatt from Parks and Recreation

Side-by-side of Gregory and Ben

One sentence description: The nerdy by-the-book guy who seems like a total square until a few seasons in we all realize he is THE perfect man.

ABC / NBC / Everett

6.Robin Buckley from Stranger Things and Casey Gardner from Atypical

Side-by-side of Robin and Casey

One sentence description: The effortlessly cool queer girl with a killer bob haircut that will just never look as good on you as it does on her.


7.Regina Mills from Once Upon a Time and Lena Luthor from Supergirl

Side-by-side of Regina and Lena

One sentence description: A stylish lady with an angsty, broody vibe, and isn't a canon lesbian but definitely should have been.

ABC / The CW / Everett Collection

8.Love Quinn from You and Wanda Maximoff from WandaVision

Side-by-side of Love and Wanda

One sentence description: The suburban mom, with a dead husband and twin brother, who has a habit of holding her neighbors hostage.

Netflix / Disney / Marvel Studios

9.Angel from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Stefan Salvatore from The Vampire Diaries

Side-by-side of Angel and Stefan

One sentence description: Spikey-haired vampire who seriously needs to let loose for, like, five minutes, and as soon as he does...all hell breaks loose, and it becomes everyone else's problem.

The WB / The CW / Everett Collection

10.Devi Vishwakumar from Never Have I Ever and Bela Malhotra from The Sex Lives of College Girls

Side-by-side of Devi and Bela

One sentence description: The Indian-American girl who loves to make terrible decisions and falls in love with the nerdy white guy.

Netflix / HBO / Everett

11.Mel Monroe from Virgin River and Zoe Hart from Hart of Dixie

Side-by-side of Mel and Zoe

One sentence description: Medical professional who moves to a little town after a death in her family and does everything in her power to make the town (and her stubborn doctor boss) accept her, then falls in love with the townie bartender.

Netflix / The CW / Everett

12.April Ludgate from Parks and Recreation and Rosa Diaz from Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Side-by-side of April and Rosa

One sentence description: The dark and twisty chick who could kill you with one glance and then dance on your grave, but also works at a law-abiding government facility.

NBC / Everett Collection

13.Jesse Gemstone from The Righteous Gemstones and Kendall Roy from Succession

Side-by-side of Jesse and Kendall

One sentence description: A brother manipulating and fighting with his two siblings over who gets to take control of their father's multimillion-dollar empire.

Courtesy HBO

14.Quinn Fabray from Glee and Shelby from The Wilds

Side-by-side of Quinn and Shelby

One sentence description: The pretty, God-fearing, blonde girl who "has it all," but just wants to break free from all expectations, and has a sapphic romance that fans adore.

Fox / Amazon Prime Video / Everett Collection

15.Damon Salvatore from The Vampire Diaries and Lucifer from Lucifer

Side-by-side of Damon and Lucifer

One sentence description: The immensely suave and charming playboy who's deeply complex and, well, super hot.

The CW / Netflix / Everett Collection

16.Rachel Berry from Glee and Annie Edison from Community

Side-by-side of Rachel and Annie

One sentence description: The annoying, type-A girl who owns WAY too many cardigans and stresses out every single person around her.

Fox / NBC / Everett Collection

17.Marcus Baker from Ginny and Georgia and Conrad Fisher from The Summer I Turned Pretty

Side-by-side of Marcus and Conrad

One sentence description: The quietly brooding heartthrob with floppy hair who is dealing with a major internal struggle.

Netflix / Everett / Prime Video

18.Joe Goldberg from You and Dexter Morgan from Dexter

Side-by-side of Joe and Dexter

One sentence description: He's a literal serial killer but has a moral code...sort of.

Netflix / Showtime / Everett Collection

19.Stanley Hudson from The Office and Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation

Side-by-side of Stanley and Ron

One sentence description: The "do not look at me, do not even think about me" guy who seems kinda grumpy at first, but then, ultimately, was the one who had it right all along.

NBC / Everett Collection

20.Brooke Davis from One Tree Hill and Summer Roberts from The O.C.

Side-by-side of Brooke and Summer

One sentence description: Early 2000s brunette HBIC, but she has a lovable, sweet side and becomes the heart and soul of her series.

The CW / Everett Collection

21.Buffy Summers from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Sabrina Spellman from Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Side-by-side of Buffy and Sabrina

One sentence description: The blonde, witchy, supernatural girl who fights demons constantly AND is able to look effortlessly flawless at prom immediately after.

The WB / Netflix / Everett Collection

22.Dina Fox from Superstore and Dwight Schrute from The Office

Side-by-side of Dina and Dwight

One sentence description: The really intense coworker who cares about their job wayyyyyyy too much, has major boundary issues, and somehow becomes THE person in charge.

NBC / Everett Collection

23.Meredith Grey from Grey's Anatomy and Dawson Leery from Dawson's Creek

Side-by-side of Meredith and Dawson

One sentence description: The literal "pick me, choose me, love me" titular protagonist.

ABC / The WB / Everett Collection

24.Magnus Bane from Shadowhunters and Klaus Hargreeves from The Umbrella Academy

Side-by-side of Magnus and Klaus

One sentence description: The witchy guy with eclectic taste and never-ending sassy one-liners that just make him even hotter — you know he smells fantastic, too.

Freeform / Netflix / Everett Collection

25.Veronica Lodge from Riverdale and Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl

Side-by-side of Veronica and Blair

One sentence description: The spoiled rich girl from NYC who ends up being the only one with more than three braincells.

The CW / Everett Collection

26.Anthony Bridgerton from Bridgerton and Elijah Mikaelson from The Vampire Diaries and The Originals

Side-by-side of Anthony and Elijah

One sentence description: The stubborn older brother who makes it his duty to father his siblings until he realizes he's been neglecting his own happiness for years.

Netflix / The CW / Everett

27.E. J. Caswell from High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and Steve Harrington from Stranger Things

Side-by-side of E. J. and Steve

One sentence description: Season 1's garbage human turned into Season 2's savior of the series.

Disney+ / Netflix / Everett Collection

28.Michael Scott from The Office and Roland Schitt from Schitt's Creek

Side-by-side of Michael and Roland

One sentence description: The man who's in charge of literally everything but has very few transferable skills and definitely 100000% should not have this much power.

NBC / Pop / Everett Collection

29.Shane Patton from The White Lotus Season 1 and Cameron Sullivan from The White Lotus Season 2

Side-by-side of Shane and Cameron

One sentence description: This man is the snobbiest, most condescending person you will ever meet; literally, every time he opens his mouth, it's just 🥴.

Courtesy HBO

30.Penelope Garcia from Criminal Minds and Abby Sciuto from NCIS

Side-by-side of Penelope and Abby

One sentence description: The quirky chick who's always the smartest person in the room and rocks some killer hair accessories.

CBS / Everett Collection / Getty Images

31.Derek Hale from Teen Wolf and Roy Kent from Ted Lasso

Side-by-side of Derek and Roy

One sentence description: A brooding, grown man who's basically a, he loves growling but is loyal to a fault and has a heart of gold.

MTV / Apple TV+ / Everett Collection

32.Spencer Hastings from Pretty Little Liars and Lexi Howard from Euphoria

Side-by-side of Spencer and Lexi

One sentence description: The preppy girly who wears a lot of plaids, is one of the most brilliant people you know, and has MAJOR issues with her sister.

Freeform / Everett / HBO

33.And finally, Ross Geller from Friends and Ted Mosby from How I Met Your Mother

Side-by-side of Ross and Ted

One sentence description: The nerdy, average, "nice" guy who has this "will they won't they" thing going on for YEARS, and still somehow always has a critique for the women in his life.

NBC / CBS / Everett Collection

So, what are some of your all-time favorite examples of "same person different font"? Tell us in the comments.