Anonymous:

Is it possible for you to type the characters of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency? Thanks.

I haven’t actually seen it yet, but it’s on my watch list and I plan to check it out soon, so hopefully in the next few weeks I can start typing the characters. 

booksforlions:

Can you please do Betty Cooper from Riverdale? She’s a favorite character of mine, and you need the whole gang for Riverdale!

I’m totally aware that I need to type Betty. I haven’t forgotten her. The problem is I haven’t actually decided on her type yet. She’s definitely xSFJ but her Si and Fe are both very well developed, and she seems to have a decent handle on both her Ti and her Ne in my opinion, so determining her inferior function has been a bit difficult. I’ll think it over again soon and I absolutely plan to type her as soon as I decide once and for all. 

Rapunzel (Tangled): ENFJ


Dominant Extroverted Feeling [Fe]: Rapunzel wants to please Mother Gothel and refrains from leaving her tower for her entire life in order to keep her happy. She spends her entire life doing what is expected of her and trying to be a good daughter. She is kind, warm, and genuine, and inspires others to open up and be vulnerable around her. She wants to be validated and doesn’t want to hurt anybody’s feelings or disappoint them (particularly Mother Gothel). Rapunzel is very good at tapping into other people’s feelings and empathizing with them. More than once, she gets out of a sticky situation by relating emotionally. She is able to get the men in the tavern to discuss their dreams, which keeps Flynn from being captured, and she is able to convince Maximus to wait before bringing Flynn in, which she does using flattery and by appealing to his softer side.

Auxiliary Introverted Intuition [Ni]: For her entire life, Rapunzel is fixated on the lights that appear on her birthday. They’re a sign and they were meant for her. She needs to go see them. This one goal drives her, and she singularly focused on turning the dream into a reality. This deep-seated drive is the only thing strong enough to make her defy Mother Gothel. Rapunzel doesn’t tend to take things as they are, instead preferring fantastical explanations. “Something brought you here, Flynn Ryder. Call it what you will, fate, destiny-“. Rapunzel has an “Aha!” moment after seeing the sun symbol, and realizes that she’s the lost princess. She doesn’t need to have it confirmed by anybody else, she knows it.

Tertiary Extroverted Sensing [Se]: When Rapunzel escapes her tower, she is enthralled by all of the sensory experiences the world has to offer. She is torn between her desire to run and play and do and her emotional meltdown over betraying Mother Gothel. To keep herself entertained throughout the day, Rapunzel paints, cooks, knits, cleans, plays guitar, dances, climbs, sketches, makes candles, and engages in other physical activities to occupy herself. Rapunzel is good at seeing potential in her environment, and often uses it to her advantage in her adventure with Flynn. Rapunzel gets a thrill out of experiencing the world outside of her tower. “Just smell the grass, the dirt. Just like I dreamed they’d be. Just feel that summer breeze. The way it’s calling me. For like the first time ever, I’m completely free. I could go running, and racing, and dancing… and chasing, and leaping and bounding. hair flying, heart pounding and splashing and reeling. And finally feeling, now’s when my life begins.”

Inferior Introverted Thinking [Ti]: Rapunzel is able to think creatively, which allows her to get herself out of trouble. She seeks to understand what the lanterns are. In addition to all of the sensory activities she enjoys, Rapunzel also likes solving puzzles and playing chess. She spends a lot of time analyzing her emotions, and has a difficult time detaching from them in her decisions.

Note: I completely get the ESFJ argument, and I actually struggled with this typing for quite some time. Many of the Si arguments I see have to do with Rapunzel repeating activities day in and day out and taking Mother Gothel’s word for what the outside world is like. However, I don’t think this is entirely fair, given her circumstances. Rapunzel is trapped, and Mother Gothel is the only other person she has contact with. If you were trapped in a room for your entire life, you’d probably keep yourself occupied with what was available to you, and trust the woman you thought was your mother. Rapunzel isn’t truly happy with her everyday routine, though. She does it to keep herself stimulated (Se), but the entire point of the song is in the title. She asks “When will my life begin?” because she’s dissatisfied with performing the same tasks day in and day out. I don’t think her obsession with the lanterns stems from Si, but from Ni. She feels a deep connection to them that she has no way of explaining. I don’t believe that her going back and forth about whether she’s doing the right thing once she leaves is indicative of low Ne. I think that’s just her Fe. Her only real qualm is how her actions will affect Mother Gothel. I totally understand the ESFJ argument, though, and regularly bounce back and forth between the two types, so if I change my mind in the future, I’ll re-type her. Also, I see her typed as an ENFP a lot but she’s so Fe.


Enneagram: 7w6 2w1 9w8 Sx/So

Lauren Cooper (Faking It): ESTJ


Dominant Extroverted Thinking [Te]: It’s essential for Lauren to be in control of her external environment. She effortlessly organizes events and the people around her and is gifted at implementing her various plans. Lauren is comfortable stepping into positions of leadership. She runs for sophomore class president and wins the election in an effort to change Hester by dismantling it’s progressive, liberal approach to education (Te-Si). She isn’t great at relating to people, and tends to have minions rather than friends. Lauren is bossy, domineering, and focused on the task at hand. She is blunt, direct, and speaks her mind, regardless of whose feelings she may hurt in the process. Lauren accepts structure and enjoys working within it, and if something isn’t functioning the way it’s supposed to, she intends to do something about it. “You see, there is a natural order to high school, and all of this is against nature. But I’m here now, and I’m gonna set things straight. Pun intended.” Lauren doesn’t have the time or the patience for people who beat around the bush and she typically prefers to get straight to the point. She cares about facts and even interrogates Theo about his family’s medical history during their first date. Lauren cares very much about measures of performance. It’s important for her to win trophies in pageants, and she even continuously grades Theo during their first date.

Auxiliary Introverted Sensing [Si]: Lauren is extremely traditional and believes in doing things the way they’ve always been done; the “right” way. “Old people love me. I share their values.” She typically resists that which is new or unfamiliar to her, and initially rejects Hester’s social hierarchy, vowing to fix it. In any other school, Lauren would be running the show, but at Hester, freaks reign supreme. “”Fucking Austin. Any place else in Texas and I would own you bitches.” It’s all wrong. Lauren is extremely detail-oriented, which makes her quite skilled at organizing parties, events, and other functions. She creates an entire Pinterest board for potential poses for her prom photos, and forces Tommy to review them with her. Lauren is extremely practical. She doesn’t want to revolutionize the system or create change – she prefers to preserve things as they are and retain the preexisting social structure. “Kids, I’ll be honest with you. I am not an inspirational leader. I’m not here to tell you to dream big or reach for the stars or any of that bullcrap. The recent drug bust exposed a school with dangerously loose academic standards and a complete disregard for how things are done in the real world. I am here to fix that.” Lauren makes a big deal about social events, viewing them as important, defining memories she will value for the rest of her life. “Theo, prom is a rite of passage forged through decades of tradition. It’s a night that every student here will remember for the rest of their lives, including me.”

Tertiary Extroverted Intuition [Ne]: Reading between the lines comes pretty easily to Lauren. She’s good at paying attention to details and drawing conclusions about situations and the people around her, which often allows her to use her insights as leverage, or manipulate events in her favor. Lauren is good at brainstorming and plotting in order to achieve a desired outcome. When she’s scheming, she’s able to come up with creative solutions to her problems that are usually also grounded and realistic. Though, under stress, she sometimes gets carried away and executes plans that are a bit over the top. When Tommy learns that she’s intersex, she decides to kidnap him in order to take embarrassing photos of him, intending to use them as blackmail to keep him from telling people her secret.

Inferior Introverted Feeling [Fi]: Empathy doesn’t come easily for Lauren. It’s something she has to actively work at, and though she seems devoid of compassion when she’s first introduced, she gradually gains the ability to relate to the people around her. Lauren tends to see most issues as black and white. She dislikes discussing her feelings and hates to appear vulnerable. Lauren wants to be strong, self-reliant, and above giving into her emotions. While the people around her get caught up with moral issues and seeking justice, Lauren tends to only get involved when something threatens her own, personal value system.


Enneagram: 3w4 8w7 6w5 So/Sp


Hercules (Hercules): ESFP


Dominant Extroverted Sensing [Se]: Hercules always wants to leap right into things and engage. However, he doesn’t have control over his strength, and typically ends up causing damage to his environment as a result of this desire. Hercules doesn’t hesitate to leap into new situations without taking the time to properly assess what he’s up against. He tends to act before thinking things through and doesn’t usually take the time to think about how the situations he gets himself into will unfold. He just wants to dive in and take action! “I am ready. I want to get off this island. I want to see battles and monsters. Rescue some damsels. You know, heroic stuff.” Hercules enjoys his status and the attention he receives once he begins to gain fame for his heroism.

Auxiliary Introverted Feeling [Fi]: Figuring out where he belongs is very important to Hercules. He is very aware of his inability to “fit in” on Earth and wants to understand who he is and where he comes from in the hope that it might help him to discover where he’s meant to be in the world. While Hercules does care very deeply for others, he initially begins his heroics as a way to prove himself in order to become a God. He doesn’t do it to defend mortals. He just wants to earn his place on Mount Olympus to get to where he’s supposed to be. When he hears about the kids who were trapped, he’s excited about it, not concerned, because he sees his shot and he intends to take it. Hercules is often caught up in his own feelings and can fail to sense the emotions and true motives of those around him. He’s willing to make a deal with Hades that will keep Meg safe, but will result in many innocent people being hurt because he loves Meg.

Tertiary Extroverted Thinking [Te]: When Phil tells Hercules to “use his head,” Hercules takes this literally, and headbutts Nessus to deal with the problem. Hercules isn’t exactly a creative thinker, and tends to approach problems in the most direct and simple way possible. When he makes the decision to do whatever it takes to get back to Mount Olympus to be with his parents and all the other gods, Hercules is very pragmatic in his approach. He needs to do something heroic, and he does, on very large scales. He defends humanity and protects it, because that is the logical way to become a hero and earn his status as a god, but no matter how much good he does, he still isn’t granted permission to return to Mount Olympus. It isn’t until he is willing to sacrifice his own life in order to save Meg that he gets the hero’s welcome he had been dreaming of. It’s easier for Hercules to discuss his thoughts and plans aloud than it is for him to verbalize his feelings.

Inferior Introverted Intuition [Ni]: Hercules knows that he’s meant to be somewhere else… he just doesn’t know where or why he feels that way so strongly. He has a very specific vision (“Go the Distance” is an explosion of Fi and Ni)”. He can see the welcome he will receive and how the crowd will cheer, and is certain that if he can go the distance, he will have everything he’s ever hoped for. He doesn’t care how long it takes and is determined to see his quest through. While Hercules is able to picture a future where he is happy and content and believes he will get there, he has a hard time figuring out how and makes several mistakes along the way, often as a result of failing to envision how events might play out before jumping in.


Enneagram: 2w3 7w8 8w9 So/Sx

Note: It was a very tough call between 3w2 and 2w3, but I think he leans slightly more 2 than 3.

Kat Edison (The Bold Type): ENFP


Dominant Extroverted Intuition [Ne]: Kat is always looking to the future and brainstorming ideas to keep Scarlet seen and heard. She has excellent intuition and is very good at reading between the lines. When Sutton tries to dissuade her from going after Adena’s story, Kat refuses to back down because she believes that Jacqueline “was basically telling her to go after that story.” She is a skilled communicator and knows how to persuade people to get what she wants from them. Because Kat is so focused on constantly generating ideas, she can sometimes fail to live in the moment and just be. Kat likes to keep her options open, which can make it difficult for her to make commitments. She doesn’t express her feelings to Adena right away because she doesn’t know what she wants. When Kat tells her friends that she can do a better job of satisfying herself sexually than a man could, Sutton responds by saying, “That’s because you never stick around long enough. Takes time to train them.” Kat always has very fresh, innovative ideas to present, which is what makes her so good at her job. Kat has an eye for possible future trends and is very conscious of the “next big thing” (such as when she comes up with the plan to launch a virtual reality app for Scarlet). “Right now, everyone is front row at a fashion show. But, I mean, the possibilities are… endless. We could take our readers through a private workout with one of our trainers or even to the U.N. See Emma Watson give her speech on women. While we’re launching, we would let people try them out at events, give a certain number away as freebies. More and more people are owning VR goggles in their homes. This is definitely the next big thing, so I want Scarlet to be the first magazine with their own VR app.”

Auxiliary Introverted Feeling [Fi]: As Adena points out very shortly after meeting her, Kat has a tendency to mask her emotions with humor. It’s hard for her to open up about how she feels. When Kat is feeling emotional, she needs to do something about it, and often tries to take action to fix the problem (Fi-Te). It’s important for Kat to be true to herself, live authentically, and be independent. Kat is extremely upfront and doesn’t hold back. When she realizes that she might be beginning to have feelings for another woman, she doesn’t hesitate to discuss it with her friends, even though it’s completely new, unchartered territory. She doesn’t care that the person she’s falling for happens to be a woman. She just wants to figure out what it is she’s feeling so she can do something about it. With Kat, what you see is very much what you get, and she makes no apologies for who she is. Kat fights for what she believes in and doesn’t hesitate to stand up for what she thinks is right. She attempts to rally her Scarlet colleagues to begin tweeting in order to get Adena out of trouble with the law after she’s caught smuggling vibrators into her home country, where such acts are strictly forbidden. Kat also gets gets arrested while defending Adena from a prejudiced man on the street, and is appalled at how somebody could hate a perfect stranger that much.

Tertiary Extroverted Thinking [Te]: While Kat enjoys tossing out all kinds of ideas, she’s also quite skilled at executing those ideas. She is blunt, direct, and has no problem speaking her mind. Kat is good at thinking aloud and allowing those around her to understand her thought process. While she is motivated to tackle stories and innovate in ways that help Scarlet’s readers, she is also keenly aware that the magazine must also benefit from whatever plans she puts into motion. She is able to lay out her arguments about why something is not only positive for their audience, but for the magazine as well. “Okay, I just – I think this story is worth fighting for. It’s click gold for us, it hits all of our boxes, no pun intended. It’s feel-good, it’s sexy…” External indicators of success are important to Kat. She obsesses over how many followers the magazine has on social media, and becomes preoccupied with making sure they reach a certain number. Kat is good at getting straight down to business and goes after what she’s passionate about with a can-do, take no prisoners spirit. Kat is relentless and doesn’t give up when she sets her mind to something. She is good at getting her way without violating any rules, such as when the magazine forbid her from posting images of women’s nipples for breast cancer awareness, so she began sharing images of men’s nipples instead, which didn’t violate any rules. Kat has no trouble taking command of a room and barking out orders, but often does so with a light, friendly touch (unless she’s angry or upset). Sometimes, Kat can fail to think things all the way through before charging in and typically deals with her emotions by quickly springing into action, which sometimes lands her in hot water. She helps Jane deal with her orgasm problem by being proactive and bringing her to a sex therapist to address the issue head-on.

Inferior Introverted Sensing [Si]: Kat tends to resist the normal and the conventional. She’s a free spirit and doesn’t rely on what’s safe or familiar. Kat enjoys throwing herself into new situations, but sometimes, she can find herself in the grip of her inferior function. While she accepts that she has romantic feelings for Adena, she has trouble beginning a relationship with her. She makes the decision to fly out of the country to be with Adena, leaving her friends, her job, and her life, but as they’re about to board the plane, Kat is unable to go through with it (though she eventually decides to take the risk and go for it). She is constantly encouraging the people around her to take chances and repeatedly admonishes Jane, who prefers to play it safe and do things the way they’ve always been done. You just need to do something crazy!


Enneagram: 7w8 3w4 8w7 Sx/So

Molly Weasley (Harry Potter): ESFJ


Dominant Extroverted Feeling [Fe]: Molly is warm, empathetic, and loving. She is extremely nurturing, maternal, and constantly focused on the needs of those around her. Molly is very protective of the people in her life and cares very much about their best interests. Molly prefers to omit important information if divulging it will upset the people she cares about, which is why she didn’t want Arthur to tell Harry about Sirius Black’s escape from Azkaban. She opens her home and her heart to Harry, who she views Harry as a surrogate son and becomes concerned about the influence Sirius has over him. She always includes him and makes him feel like part of the family, always tending to him, feeding him, and making sure he has presents to open each Christmas. Molly has no qualms about expressing her emotions and discusses her feelings with ease. Whether those feelings kind and loving, anger, rage, worry, disgust, or fear, Molly doesn’t hesitate to let them out. Molly is always worried that the people she loves are in danger. When faced with a boggart, it is revealed that her biggest fear is losing her loved ones, and she is driven to make sure they are safe. When Bellatrix Lestrange makes a move toward Ginny, Molly fiercely defends her daughter, killing Bellatrix. Molly always believes she knows what’s best for everybody and can be a bit controlling and strict at times, but when she is, it comes from a place of love and concern.

Auxiliary Introverted Sensing [Si]: Doing things the “right” way is important to Molly. She discourages Fred and George after they leave Hogwarts and fail to complete their education because she wants her children to have normal jobs at the Ministry of Magic. Molly is incredibly grounded and practical. She doesn’t have patience for flights of fancy, which often causes her to clash with the twins. Rules are important to Molly and she gets extremely agitated when her children break them, often administering harsh punishments, or going on long, angry tirades after they’ve been disobedient. Molly wants her children to be safe, so she gets highly upset when they put themselves in danger or engage in reckless behavior. Molly’s experiences (and other people’s) are very important to her and inform her decisions regarding others. Harry is perfectly safe at Hogwarts because Dumbledore is there and nothing bad will happen to him while Dumbledore’s around. Molly prefers to do things in ways that have been proven to be successful, and often consults books to deal with problems. She hangs onto Gilderoy Lockhart’s every word and trusts his advice on de-gnoming because of all of his experience (not to mention, her crush on him). She also refers to a book to deal with the black eye Hermione received as a result of Fred and George’s punching telescope. Molly tends to clash with Sirius a lot because she’s a mother and she knows what’s best for Harry. Sirius has no parenting experience whatsoever! Molly is very loyal to Dumbledore and her faith in him never wavers because he has earned her trust and her respect. It takes time for her to warm up to Fleur, who she initially writes off as being shallow and an unfit match for her son, but when Fleur proves herself, Molly comes around and accepts her as part of the family. Tradition is important to Molly – she likes that everyone in her family was a member of Gryffindor, and she is thrilled when Ron becomes a prefect because everyone in the family had been one (except, as she seems to forget, Fred and George).

Tertiary Extroverted Intuition [Ne]: Molly often imagines worst-case scenarios When Fred, George, and Ron take the car, she is sick with worry that they had crashed somewhere. Molly gets a lot of ideas from things in her external world. Rita Skeeter is a reporter, so Molly takes her word for it when she writes about Hermione toying with the affections of both Viktor Krum and Harry, causing Molly to begin behaving quite coldly towards Hermione. Molly seems to be uncomfortable with doing things in ways that are unfamiliar to her and seems to be averse to trying new things, such as when Arthur had tried to use Muggle stitches on his wounds and she admonished him for it.

Inferior Introverted Thinking [Ti]: Thinking critically and make objective, rational decisions doesn’t come easily for Molly. While it might be best if Harry knows what he’s up against, Molly argues that he’s just a boy! We shouldn’t be scaring him! He’s a child. It’s difficult for Molly to keep her emotions out of her decisions. Although the more rational members of the Order believed that Harry should be armed with the knowledge of what they were truly up against so that he could prepare himself for what was ahead, Molly cared more about shielding Harry from it in order to protect his innocence and keep him out of harm’s way.


Enneagram: 2w1 6w5 1w2 Sp/So



Lucas Sinclair (Stranger Things): ISTJ


Dominant Introverted Sensing [Si]: Lucas puts a lot of faith in his former experiences. He will only trust something that he’s seen with his own two eyes, and doesn’t tend to speculate beyond what he knows, which is always based on sensory data he’s collected and stored. All he actually saw Eleven do was close a door! They have no way of knowing whether she’s capable of doing anything more than that! Shutting one door doesn’t mean she’ll be able to protect them when they go looking for Will. They need real, practical weapons if they want to defend themselves! “She’s not a superhero. She’s a weirdo.” When he sees Will’s body, that’s it. He’s dead and he isn’t coming back. While Dustin is more open to possibilities and starts to believe Mike might be right about Will still being out there, Lucas is unable to get around the fact that they saw Will’s body being removed from the water. Lucas doesn’t have positive feelings towards Eleven right off the bat like Mike does. He can’t trust her; he doesn’t even know her. She could be (and probably is) a psychopath for all he knows! Instead, he slowly learns to regard her as an ally, and later as a friend as he continues to interact with her over an extended period of time. He doesn’t begin to fully trust her until she stops the bullies from harassing them. Once she proves herself, Lucas changes his tune and begins to see her differently. While Mike and Dustin are usually more concerned with the big picture, Lucas thinks about the details of a situation. Yeah, using Mr. Clarke’s radio is all well and good and everything, but it’s at school. And we can’t bring Eleven there looking like that. She’ll draw way too much unwanted attention! Yeah, you get to the Vale of Shadows by casting Shadow Walk in the game, but how do we get to the Upside Down in real life?

Auxiliary Extroverted Thinking [Te]: The facts of a situation are important to Lucas. The Demogorgon isn’t real, it’s fictional! Lucas brings practical supplies (weapons) so that they can defend themselves if they find themselves up against whoever or whatever took Will. Lucas doesn’t sugarcoat the truth and has no problem telling it exactly the way it is, regardless of whether the people around him get offended. While Mike tiptoes around Eleven’s feelings and doesn’t want to scare her, Lucas charges right at her and demands to know what she knows about Will. If Dustin is being a sissy, Lucas will tell him to either cut it out or go home. Lucas doesn’t like when things don’t go according to plan. They went out to look for Will and came back with Eleven. She’s not their problem, Will is! They should be focusing on finding him, not adding to their list of problems! The logical thing is to just tell Mike’s mother about Eleven and let her deal with it, so they can get back to searching for their friend. “All that matters is, after school, the freak will be back in the loony bin, and we can focus on what really matters, finding Will.” Lucas is okay with taking charge of a situation and saying, “This is the plan. This is what we’re going to do.” However, he is often outvoted by Mike and Dustin, who are less realistic about things than he is.

Tertiary Introverted Feeling [Fi]: Although it’s clear to Mike that Eleven needs their help, Lucas doesn’t want anything to do with her. Lucas cares very much about his friends, but doesn’t usually go out of his way for anyone he doesn’t have a personal connection to. He will do whatever it takes to find Will because Will is his friend. He doesn’t know Eleven, so he doesn’t feel the need to protect her. And her head is shaved like the people at the nut house, so there’s a very real possibility she escaped from there! Lucas doesn’t want to get mixed up with a crazy person. He wouldn’t want Eleven in his house, even though it’s very obvious to Mike that she’s terrified and needs to be helped. Lucas approaches morality in a completely subjective way. When Will rolls a seven and gets caught by the Demogorgon, he tells Will that the seven didn’t count as long as Mike didn’t see it (though Will fesses up and tells Mike the truth anyway). Although Lucas can cling to his convictions about things and people, he is capable of changing his opinion and apologizing when he is confronted with hard evidence that he was wrong.

Inferior Extroverted Intuition [Ne]: It’s hard for Lucas to theorize and come up with ideas, which Mike and Dustin manage to do with ease. Rather, Lucas tends to keep the other two boys grounded. He doesn’t want to get ahead of himself with baseless speculation. Lucas wants to be practical and realistic, and is often irked when the other two start spewing what he considers to be nonsense. Lucas is capable of coming up with theories, but only if there’s some sort of precedent. Eleven’s hair is shaved and doesn’t seem sane to him, so it’s very possible that she escaped from Pennhurst. While he doesn’t jump on Mike and Dustin’s abstract discussions as readily, he is able to follow along with their train of thought and fine-tune their more far-fetched ideas. Lucas is okay with using his imagination every now and then (such as when he’s playing Dungeons & Dragons with his friends), but it isn’t his main approach to life. He uses it more for recreational purposes than to solve real-world problems.


Enneagram: 6w7 8w9 3w4 Sp/Sx



Chris Halliwell (Charmed): INTJ


Dominant Introverted Intuition [Ni]: Chris is singularly focused on preventing Wyatt from becoming evil in order to save the world from him. He is so caught up in his mission that he often fails to think of anything else, often overworking the sisters in order to reach his goal. He doesn’t stop to consider their feelings, their needs, or their desires, because he sees the big picture and will stop at nothing. We need to make preemptive strikes to prevent that future from happening, otherwise we’re all doomed! Chris is extremely conscious of how anything he says or does can potentially impact the future, and always exercises caution about what he reveals to Piper, Phoebe, Paige, and Leo. He initially allows them all to think that his reason for coming back to the past is to save Wyatt… but he fails to mention that what he’s saving him from is becoming evil, because if he said that, they wouldn’t believe him, and they certainly wouldn’t help him. He only tells them the truth when he has no other choice but to come clean with them. He doesn’t reveal that he’s actually Piper and Leo’s son because he is aware that doing so could lead to serious consequences, and doesn’t fess up about his actual identity until Phoebe asks him point blank. He understands how events can unfold and often uses that foreknowledge to his advantage. When he and the sisters find themselves saddled with a demonic baby, Chris immediately wants to vanquish it. Piper, Phoebe, and Paige see an innocent child, but Chris sees what it’s going to become. You can’t see it for what it is now, you have to look at what it’s going to be when it grows up! You can’t let it live!

Auxiliary Extroverted Thinking [Te]: For Chris, it’s all business, all the time. He has no patience when the girls get distracted. You need to be taking this seriously. Ugh Fine, maybe we can talk about taking a little break after you’ve killed three more demons. Chris likes to keep everyone on target and wants Piper, Phoebe, and Paige to stay focused on the task at hand. There isn’t time for distractions! Chris is good at organizing his environment, as well as the people in it, in order to achieve something. He is often the one who develops plans of attack, which he expects them to follow exactly as he commands. Chris is always thinking about what he wants to accomplish, and what he needs the Charmed Ones to do in order to see his plans executed in the way he envisions them, and doesn’t typically allow emotions to influence his decisions. Chris gets annoyed when the sisters allow their emotions to keep them from doing what needs to be done and tells them flat out to get over it and move on. There are more important things to be concerned with! The facts of the situation are important to Chris and he often has trouble seeing around them. When Paige insists on going to find Leo where the crystal pointed to, Chris tries to talk her out of it. It’s pointing to the middle of the Indian Ocean, Paige! You can’t orb there! However Paige believes that something must be there and goes anyway. Chris tends to go for the simple, straightforward solution to problems rather than thinking of creative solutions. In his mind, the only way to stop the baby from growing up to become a demonic killer is to just vanquish it now before it has the chance to do any damage as an adult. When his conception date draws near and he comes into contact with a Genie, he believes the logical thing to do is just wish for Piper and Leo to have sex.

Tertiary Introverted Feeling [Fi]: It is Chris’s ability to put his plan above all else that leads him to carry weight of the truth about the future by himself. For a very long time, he refrains from telling his own mother about her untimely demise. He internalizes a lot of his negative feelings instead of discussing them openly. Although he doesn’t talk about his emotions, he does tend to act on the anger and resentment that he feels, particularly towards Leo. When Chris is faced with a moral decision, he looks at the future implications first and foremost (Ni-Fi). He has no qualms about killing if it’s to stop Wyatt from becoming evil, because it’s for the greater good. Chris tends to see things as being black and white. The baby has to die in order to spare potential future victims! It doesn’t matter that it’s just a child! It’s a demons. Demons are evil. Therefore, it needs to die. Case closed. You can’t be sentimental about this! Chris has trouble empathizing and dealing with the girls when they become emotional about anything. He can’t relate, because everything he does is in service of a better future, so he lacks the time or patience for such trivial problems

Inferior Extroverted Sensing [Se]: It’s impossible for Chris to relax and live in the moment. When the girls try to get him to take a load off, he refuses to, because he has a job to do. He’s not here to enjoy himself, he has a purpose. There’s no time for sensory pleasure or fun. He doesn’t want to loosen up or let the sisters enjoy their lives because there’s work to be done. You need to concentrate on saving Wyatt! Stay focused, guys! Sometimes, Chris is able to improvise in the moment when necessary. On rare occasions (particularly when under stress), Chris can behave recklessly without regard for the potential consequences. Although Chris spends a lot of time coming up with plans and strategies, he sometimes just wants to charge in guns blazing and get things done (Te-Se). “I don’t understand. Why don’t we just storm the place and find her? It’s not like we don’t know where she is.” Every now and then, Chris is able to lighten up and live a little, such as engaging in highly inappropriate sexual relations with his newly assigned charge.

Note: Though I haven’t seen many typings for Chris, the few that I have seen typically type him as an ISFP. When I typed him based on memory, I thought that would be my typing for him as well, but I went back and watched many of his scenes again, and there’s just no way. All the functions are there, but Ni and Te are definitely running the show.


Enneagram: 6w5 1w2 3w2 Sp/So