Which "Mean Girls" Character Are You?

Zoe Samuel

Image: Paramount Pictures

About This Quiz

Tina Fey's mega-hit "Mean Girls" hit the silver screen in 2004, and it was an instead smash hit, garnering millions of fans across the world. Its female-driven depiction of high school life spoke to a great many people who had been through the things that it described. Indeed, it was so successful that it eventually became a Broadway musical, composed by Fey's husband, Jeff Richards.

The movie was originally based on an insightful book from 2002, Rosalind Wiseman's "Queen Bees & Wannabes." This book delved into cliques and the life of teen girls from the point of view of a sociologist, with a target audience of parents seeking to help their daughters navigate school life. Tina Fey adapted the book loosely, since it wasn't a narrative, converting its archetypes and stereotypes into three-dimensional characters that simultaneously feel highly individual, while also being immediately recognizable to anyone who has ever been to high school.

Which of these sublimely specific yet thorough universal characters are you most like? Perhaps you're a queen bee like Regina George, who just needs to learn to use your popularity and power for good? Maybe you're a vulnerable soul with a hard shell, like Janis Ian, or a warm heart easily led astray, like Gretchen Wieners. Perhaps you're someone else entirely. It's time to find out!

How many candy canes did you get for Christmas?

Are you cool?

How artistic are you?

What color dominates your wardrobe?

Do you believe in disciplining kids?

What's in your hair?

Are you more of a queen bee or a wannabe?

Do you buy a skirt without asking your friends if it looks good on you?

Have you ever spread a rumor?

Have you ever engaged in a three-person phone call without telling the third person you were there?

Can you walk in heels?

Have anyone ever spread a rumor about you that wasn't true?

Are you a good student?

What talent would you display in the talent show?

Have you ever gotten drunk and barfed everywhere?

Have you ever kissed someone else's partner?

Have you ever called out a friend who really deserved it?

How important is money?

Do you consider yourself powerful in the hierarchy of life?

Do you have a car?

Which table do you sit at in the cafeteria?

Did you cut health class?

Are you nice to the new kid?

How do you feel about hoop earrings?

Are you a good friend?

How often do you do your hair?

How do you feel about making "fetch" happen?

Do you currently have a crush?

How important is it to you that you are liked?

Are you good at gently setting and enforcing boundaries?

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