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The Best Characters On 'Sweet Magnolias'

May 29, 2020 242 votes 33 voters10 items

When you're in the mood for some good, old-fashioned Southern hospitality, you need to turn on Sweet Magnolias on Netflix. The series follows three women living in South Carolina who have been friends since they were kids. The romance-drama stars JoAnna Garcia Swisher as Maddie Townsend, Brooke Elliott as Dana Sue Sullivan, and Heather Headley as Helen Decatur. Together, they work to power through a turbulent time while navigating the complexities of romance, careers, and friendship. The three lead actresses are all delights on the show, but there are plenty of other characters who get some incredible moments to shine. Who's your favorite Sweet Magnolias character?

Is there anyone in particular you really enjoyed watching on Sweet Magnolias? Vote up all your favorite characters from the list below, and vote down all the characters and cast you found particularly infuriating.

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    Helen Decatur

    Maddie, this is hard, but you will persevere.

    Played by: Heather Headley

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      1
      A great character?
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      Annie Sullivan

      Seriously, first a baseball star and now a theater star. Am I even worthy to walk to school with the two of you?

      Played by: Anneliese Judge

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        7
        A great character?
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        Erik Whitley

        When's my interview?

        Played by: Dion Johnstone

         

          18
          1
          A great character?
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          Maddie Townsend

          I cannot, because if I relax, I'm gonna lose it. I swear to God, some days I just... I wake up, and I have nothing but hate for Bill and Noreen pumping through my veins.

          Played by: JoAnna Garcia Swisher

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            1
            A great character?