This page lists the main characters of the show and acts as an index of character articles.
The main characters of the show consists of Barbie, her sisters, her friends and her pets. They appear in multiple episodes and usually have prominent roles in the episodes that they appear in. Storylines and plot points usually revolve around different situations happening to the main characters.
Midge was joined the cast in season 3, Summer joined in season 4, and Grace joined the cast in season 6.
Other characters include characters that have appeared in one or more episodes and are usually objects or animals rather than actual dolls. They are either recycled throwaway gags, like the Fish, characters that contribute to the plot like Closet or hidden characters like the Schlond Poofa.