Action Man

Choleric Melancholic Phlegmatic Sanguine
Alex Rikki Grinder Fidget

In Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers, The Series 5 Rangers are also a quaternity. The series actually has very few episodes where all four are heavily involved, mostly breaking the team up into groups of two or three.

Alvin and The Chipmunks

Chol-Sanguine Melan-Choleric Sup-ancholic Sang-Supine Phlegmatic
Alvin Simon Dave Theodore Ian

The Amazing Chan and The Chan Clan, the four youngest children and the middle four:

Choleric Melancholic Phlegmatic Sanguine
Youngest Flip Mimi Nancy Scooter
Middle Anne Tom Suzie (type II) Alan

The Amazing Spiez: Lee is the Choleric, Megan is the Phlegmatic, Marc is the Melancholic, and Tony is the Sanguine. Megan and Marc sometimes switch roles.

American Dad:

The Smith Family:

Choleric Phlegmatic Sanguine Melancholic
Stan Francine Steve & Roger Hayley & Klaus

Ozai's Angels (and Zuko) of Avatar: The Last Airbender, as well as the pre-Aang Avatars:

Choleric Melancholic Phlegmatic Sanguine
Ozai's Angels Azula Zuko (a pretend choleric) Mai Ty Lee
Pre-Aang Kyoshi Yangchen Roku Kuruk
  • The Gaang themselves become one of these as well during the second season: Aang is sanguine, Sokka is phlegmatic II, and Katara and Toph are choleric.
  • The Legend of Korra follows this perfectly, with its main characters:
Choleric Melancholic Phlegmatic Sanguine
Hot-Blooded Korra Mako Uptown Girl Asami The Charmer Bolin
  • Season 2 additional characters:
Choleric Melancholic Phlegmatic Sanguine
Eska Unalaq Desna Varrick

The Backyardigans: Pretty hard to qualify. Technically, all of them are sanguine, but Pablo is probably the most. As for the others, Tyrone is phlegmatic, Uniqua is melancholic (though not depressive, since we're talking about a little kids' show), and Tasha is choleric. Austin starts out as supine, then moving on to melancholic; these days, he's starting to become more phlegmatic.

Big City GreensCricket is Sanguine, Tilly is Phlegmatic, Bill is Melancholic and Gramma is Choleric.

In Brandy and Mr. Whiskers, Brandy is Melancholic, Mr.Whiskers is Sanguine, Ed is Phlegmatic and Lola Boa is Choleric.

The five household appliances from The Brave Little Toaster:

Choleric Melancholic


Sanguine Phlegmatic
Kirby Lampy Blanky Radio Toaster

Castlevania (2017) has two.

Main Characters: Trevor Belmont is Choleric, Sypha Belnades is Sanguine, Alucard Tepes is Phlegmatic and Dracula Tepes is Melancholic.

Dracula’s Generals: Carmilla is Choleric, Godbrand is Sanguine, Issac is Melancholic and Hector is Phlegmatic.

Code Lyoko



Sanguine Phlegmatic
Yumi & Ulrich Aelita Odd Jeremie

Danny Phantom's four-member "Team Phantom" can exhibit these:

Chol-Sanguine Danny Good leadership skills, although highly emotional personality
Melan-Choleric Sam responsible Stoic Goth
Sup-ancholic Jazz kind-but-perfectionist persona
Sang-Supine Tucker fun-loving

Ed, Edd 'n' Eddy: Ed is sanguine, Edd is melancholic, and Eddy is choleric.

  • As for the kids, Sarah and Kevin are choleric, Jimmy is supine, Jonny is sanguine, and Plank, Nazz, and Rolf are phlegmatic.
  • And for the Kankers, May is sanguine/phlegmatic, while Lee and Marie are sanguine/choleric.

Family Guy: Peter is choleric, Quagmire is sanguine, Joe is melancholic and Cleveland is phlegmatic.


Choleric Melancholic Phlegmatic Sanguine
Bender Leela Farnsworth Fry

The four original Happy Tree Friends:

Choleric Melancholic Phlegmatic Sanguine
Giggles Toothy Lumpy Cuddles

The four main kids on Hey Arnold: Arnold himself is somewhere between Phlegmatic Type II and straight Phlegmatic; Helga is Choleric; Gerald is Sanguine; and Phoebe is both Melancholic and Supine.

Invader Zim:

Choleric Melancholic Phlegmatic Sanguine
Zim Dib Gaz Gir

Jackie Chan Adventures: The Dark Hand Enforcers (after Tohru left).

Choleric Melancholic Phlegmatic Sanguine
Hak Foo Chow Ratso Finn


Choleric Melancholic Phlegmatic/Supine Sanguine
Shere Khan Bagheera Baloo Louis

King of the Hill:

Choleric Melancholic Phlegmatic Sanguine
Dale Gribble Hank Hill Boomhauer Bill Dauterive

The ten daughters in The Loud House:

Choleric Melancholic


Sanguine Phlegmatic
Lori & Lola Lucy & Lisa Luna & Lana Luan & Lynn Leni & Lily

The kids in Ms. Frizzle's class on The Magic School Bus:

  • The boys: Carlos is Sanguine, Ralphie is Choleric, Tim is Melancholic, and Arnold is Phlegmatic.
  • The girls: Wanda is Sanguine, Keesha is Choleric, Dorothy Ann is Melancholic, and Phoebe is Phlegmatic.

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Sanguine Pinke Pie fun-loving, loud, and driven to seek others' attention
Choleric Rainbow Dash &


<- ambitious and prone to aggression

<- extroverted, confident, stubborn

Melancholic Rarity &

Twilight Sparkle

<- work-focused and obsessed with detail

<- introverted, organized, and has high expectations


Fluttershy introverted, compassionate, and docile
Phlegmatic Starlight Glimmer (After Heel Face Turn) resourceful, cunning yet timid and down-to-earth
  • The prominent/reoccurring villains within the series:
Sanguine Discord (Before Heel Face Turn) Chaotic, absurd, teasing yet only desires fun.
Choleric Queen Chrysalis &


<- Arrogant, unforgiving and very power-hungry.

<- Narcissistic, violent, and manipulative

Melancholic Nightmare Moon Cold, vengeful, vicious and extremely bitter.
Phlegmatic King Sombra Silent, patient, tyrannical and sinister.

The New Batman Adventures: Though they rarely all worked together in the same episode, there was still a four-person "bat family." Robin (Tim Drake) is Sanguine. Nightwing (Dick Grayson) is Choleric. Batman is Melancholic (as if it had to be said; he basically defines the temperament) and Batgirl is Phlegmatic. Catwoman was the back-up Choleric; in one episode, she and Nightwing even team up because of their similar personalities.

The Penguins of Madagascar:

Choleric Melancholic Supine Sanguine
Skipper Kowalski Private Rico

Popeye The Sailor cartoons :

Melancholic Choleric Sanguine Phlegmatic
Popeye Bluto/Brutus Olive Oyl Wimpy

The Princess and the Frog must have read this trope before it was written.

  • Tiana is choleric; Naveen is sanguine; Louis is melancholic; Ray is phlegmatic.

Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: Scooby and the human characters appropriately match their own color schemes -- But with a melancholic in... blue and often white, no dark colors. Kinda crashing that color-code a bit.

Sanguine Daphne The most optimistic and cheerful of the group Red hair
Choleric Velma Exhibiting leadership when solving the mystery and can be pushy; a rather violent Tsundere at her worst Yellow sweater
Melancholic Fred Obsessive (when it comes to traps) and emotionally high-strung (when Daphne is in danger) Blue trousers
Supine Scooby Brown fur
Phlegmatic Shaggy Non-Action Guy who runs from anything spooky; simply there to react to the situations Green shirt

The Simpsons

Choleric Melancholic Phlegmatic/Supine Sanguine Phlegmatic II
Homer & Grampa "Abe" Simpson Lisa Marge Bart Maggie

South Park

Sanguine Kenny

The lovable hedonist

Choleric Cartman The magnificent and genre savvy but also manipulative and unsympathetic Anti-Hero
Melancholic Kyle The moral guy and Insufferable Genius
Supine Butters The innocent Pollyanna who Got Volunteered
Phlegmatic Stan The Only Sane (and snarky) Everyman

Station Zero:

Choleric Melancholic Phlegmatic Sanguine/Supine
Chino Scooter DJ Tech Karaz

Tale Spin

Choleric Melancholic


Sanguine Phlegmatic
Rebecca Kit Molly Baloo Wildcat

To quote the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme song: Leonardo leads (Phlegmatic); Donatello does machines (Melancholic); Raphael is cool, but crude (Choleric); Michaelangelo is a party dude (Sanguine).

  • The 2012 NickToons series has it the five-temperament way, when you include April on the team (before Casey Jones joined):
Choleric Melancholic


Sanguine Phlegmatic
Raphael April Leonardo Michaelangelo Donatello

Tiny Toon Adventures:

Chol-Sanguine Melan-Choleric Sup-ancholic Sang-Supine
Plucky Buster Hampton Babs

The five main Autobots of Transformers Animated:

  • Optimus Prime is choleric, Ratchet is choleric/melancholic, Bumblebee is sanguine, Prowl is phlegmatic, and Bulkhead is supine.

The Venture Brothers: Hank is sanguine, Brock Samson is extremely choleric, Dean is melancholic, and Dr. Venture is phlegmatic.


Choleric Melancholic Phlegmatic Sanguine
Damey Wayne Mo' Money Marvin Toof & Roz

Xiaolin Showdown: Omi is melancholic, Kimiko is choleric, Raimundo is sanguine and Clay is phlegmatic.


Choleric Melancholic


Sanguine Phlegmatic
Mr. Big Chief Bogo Mrs. Otterton Nick Wilde Judy Hopps
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