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The Ms. Pat Show Cast & Character Guide

by Amari

Learn about BET+’s “The Ms. Pat Show,” including the latest information about its characters, organizations, locations, and more.


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Please Note: This content contains pertinent spoilers, descriptions are updated as new information is presented, images changed as better ones are captured, and this is not an exhaustive list of every cast member, guest star, or reoccurring role.

General Information

Network(s)BET+
Created or Developed ByPatricia “Ms. Pat” Williams, Jordan E. Cooper
First Aired8/12/2021

Groups & Organizations

  • PTA (1.2): The organization which gives meaning to Elizabeth’s life and a sense of power.

Notable Locations & Items

  • Plainfield, Indiana (1.1): Where the show takes place
  • Ridgewood High School (1.2): The name of Janelle and Junebug’s school
  • Flip’s (1.6): A local comedy club owned by William K

Other Noteworthy Information

  • How Long since Moving To Plainfield? (1.1): a month

Patricia “Ms. Pat” Carson (Patricia Williams)

Ms. Pat (Patricia Williams) looking disappointed in someone

Ms. Pat (Patricia Williams)

Originally from Atlanta, where she dealt drugs to survive, what makes Ms. Pat, formerly known as “Rabbit,” money now is turning the sordid stories of her upbringing into comedy.

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You can’t change who they are, but you can always support who they become.
— Ms. Pat (1.3)


Ashley (Brittany Inge)

Ashley (Brittany Inge) acting as a therapist

Ashley (Brittany Inge)

Ms. Pat’s oldest child that she had at 13, who she hasn’t seen in a year due to her Ms. Pat’s politically incorrect language offending her. Specifically, language which deals with Ashley being lesbian.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In Season 1/ Episode 3 “Surprise!”
  • Age (1.4): Janelle is around 30 years of age.
  • Education (1.3): Ashley has a degree in psychology
    • Alma Matter (1.5): She went to Spelman

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Terry (J. Bernard Calloway)

Terry (J. Bernard Calloway) and Ashley (Brittany Inge) talking on the porch

Terry (J. Bernard Calloway) and Ashley (Brittany Inge)

Ms. Pat’s husband for over 19 years, who makes transmissions for a military contractor and is the reason the family moved out to Plainfield, Indiana, after the factory he used to work in got shut down.

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Brandon (Vince Swann)

Brandon (Vince Swann) trying to think

Brandon (Vince Swann)

28-year-old Brandon isn’t the sharpest tool in the shed and by far isn’t one of Ms. Pat’s favorites since, rather than get a job or even show up to an interview, he mainly plays video games.

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Janelle (Briyana Guadalupe)

Janelle (Briyana Guadalupe) listening into the conversation

Janelle (Briyana Guadalupe)

While sometimes it seems Janelle is a rebel with very little cause, it is because she doesn’t have the same liberties as Junebug regarding her Blackness. She isn’t touted as cool and hip and can’t sidestep all the nonsense she sees. Plus, with aspirations to become a lawyer and then a judge, she can’t wait to change the system until she has a law degree. She minas well start now.

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Junebug (Theodore Barnes)

Junebug (Theodore Barnes) saying that Ms. Pat isn't funny

Junebug (Theodore Barnes)

Junebug is Ms. Pat and Terry’s youngest son, who is happiest about moving to Plainfield, Indiana. For with moving from Atlanta, he now has friends who think he is cool, and while those friends get him in trouble and get the side-eye from Ms. Pat, Terry, and Denise, Junebug defends them fiercely.

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Lloyd (Leland Jones)

Lloyd (Leland Jones) apologizing to Ms. Pat in a fantasy

Lloyd (Leland Jones)

Ashley and Brandon’s father is Lloyd, who was a fully grown, married man when he was with a 13-year-old Ms. Pat and made her life hell.

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Denise (Tami Roman)

Denise (Tami Roman) eating some grapes

Denise (Tami Roman)

By three years, Ms. Pat’s older sister, who has a record, formerly was a crack addict and struggles to hold down a job. However, if her sister ever needs backup, Denise is ready with Vaseline handy.

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You may not be broke, but you bending.
— Denise (1.1)

You know brown liquor get you ready for one of two things — either to fuck or to fight.
— Denise (1.3)

Principal Horner (Robert Curtis Brown)

Principal Horner (Robert Curtis Brown) talking to Ms. Pat about Janelle

Principal Horner (Robert Curtis Brown)

Principal Horner is the principal of Ridgewood High School who, at first, makes a terrible impression by thinking Ms. Pat is a stereotypical Black mom. However, with time, he comes around.

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Elizabeth (Reagan Pasternak)

Elizabeth (Reagan Pasternak) introducing herself

Elizabeth (Reagan Pasternak)

The PTA chair going through a divorce, and while she was contentious at first, she eventually became cool with Ms. Pat and Denise.

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Jesse (Josh Dunn)

Jesse (Josh Dunn) noting they are gender nonconforming

Jesse (Josh Dunn)

Jesse is Janelle’s non-binary friend who opens the door for Ms. Pat to realize why her fight against political correctness is a losing game which could mean the loss of life.

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William K (Shawn Harrison)

William K (Shawn Harrison) doing standup

William K (Shawn Harrison)

William K is the owner of a local comedy club, Flip’s, who butts heads with Ms. Pat because he feels her material is too urban.

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Cousin Marcus (Tommy Davidson)

Cousin Marcus (Tommy Davidson) and Denise in Ms. Pat's living room

Cousin Marcus (Tommy Davidson) and Denise

Cousin Marcus’ is everyone’s favorite weird cousin who usually stops by and goes with the wind, and while he is around, he usually pulls out all kinds of things from the giant trash bag he has.

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Dr. Cheryl Blake (JoNell Kennedy)

Dr. Cheryl Blake (JoNell Kennedy) in her office

Dr. Cheryl Blake (JoNell Kennedy)

Terry’s therapist, who he starts seeing after Ashley recommends her.

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Lee Grazer (Jonathan Horne)

Lee Grazer (Jonathan Horne) talking to Denise

Lee Grazer (Jonathan Horne)

Lee Grazer is Janelle’s debate teacher who starts dating Denise towards the end of the first season.

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