The following is a list of the human subjects of Mt. Ararat. They are ranked based on their number of appearances.
Main Article: Zack Mullen
Zack Mullen is the protagonist of the fourth season of Mt. Ararat. He shows up onscreen more than any other subject, his first appearance dating back to the pilot episode, First Day Filming. He is known for his guitar-playing and his malapropisms, referred to in the show as "Mullenisms."
Mullen played an integral role in the soft reboot of the fourth season, as he was the center of the mid-season finale, Zack's Dropping Out. In this episode, it is revealed that he has decided to drop out of Mt. Ararat High School. He is later convinced against this course of action by Ms. Cass. However, he does drop out later in the season, as revealed in A Rose for Ally.
Main Article: Hudson Bird
Hudson rose to the status of "lead subject" during the fourth season of Mt. Ararat,
Nathaniel J. NelsonEdit
Main Article: Nathaniel Nelson
Nathaniel is the creator of Mt. Ararat, and, as of the soft reboot, one of its main protagonists. He is often seen encouraging his friends — especially Hudson — to go out and have fun, instead of just sitting at home.
Main Article: Ally Collins
Ally was featured as one of the protagonists in Theater Kids. She appeared on and off throughout the show, until "This is Mt. Ararat, for God's Sakes.", after which she continued to appear as a leading subject.
Main Article: Meredith Cass
Meredith Cass (usually referred to as "Ms. Cass") is an English teacher at Mt. Ararat. She leads the seniors' Creative Writing class in the fourth season, and ends up getting involved in her students' personal lives, especially Mullen's conflictions with himself about dropping out of school.
Main Article: Jack Herard
Jack appeared alongside Ally in Theater Kids. He first appeared as a protagonist in Season Four's One Day at Bowdoin, in which he recruits Mullen to help him solve the mystery of Ally's secret boyfriend. Several episodes throughout Season Four focus on Jack's attempts to produce a play based on the Vietnam War.
Main Article: Bronwyn Caswell-Riday
Bronwyn first appeared as Odysseus in the Season One special, The Odyssey. She was first seen as herself in "How is That Even Fucking Erotic?", as she gives her campaign speech for student council. Following Bleach Week, Bronwyn became one of the show's protagonists.
Main Article: Sam Bernier
Throughout the series, Sam was mostly seen hanging out within Mt. Ararat. Later, however, he began appearing outside of school, as in Senior Halloween. Throughout senior year, he mainly appeared in conjunction with his statistics class. Sam is the coiner of the term Bleach Week.
Main Article: Cyrus Warren
Cyrus first appeared in Season Four's Bye Bye Honda (Part One), in which he is seen kissing Bronwyn. This leads to an on-camera explanation as to the two's relationship. Apparently, they had been dating for over a month.
Seth Rollins appears several times before the soft reboot as a friend of Ryan's and Hudson's. He only appears after Zack's Dropping Out in Bye Bye Honda (Part Two) in a brief "flashback cameo," after Mullen has gone to live in his house. Mullen refers to this arrangement in The Adventures of Cat Stan and Tina Fish
Brendan was the very first subject to be seen in Mt. Ararat. The pilot episode of Life and Love begins with an interview of Brendan explaining how he thought the documentary would have a good effect on the school. Brendan disappears following Bleach Week.
Daphne is Brendan's step-sister and Ryan's girlfriend. She first appears in "Now That's a Dog Over There", where she walks around the Memorial Day parade with Ryan and Izzi. She is the center of Season Four's Art Walk, in which she leads her friends around the eponymous event, the art on display being hers.
Izzi is the first student seen after the cold open of First Day Filming. She sits at her computer in one of Mt. Ararat's art rooms, telling the camera about her current art project.
Other Creative Writing studentsEdit
Other Meyn advisory studentsEdit
Joseph Patton is the younger brother of Marcus Patton. He appears in Variety Show, where he MC's the eponymous event alongside Matt Donovan.
Matt Donovan appears in Variety Show, MCing the eponymous event alongside Joseph Patton.
Nikki is the girlfriend of Josh Morgan. She first appears in A Rose for Ally, where she follows Josh around on his quest to find her more flowers.
2016 Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders appears as a guest star in Feel the Bern, when he holds a rally to support his campaign in Portland. This rally is attended by Nathaniel, Hudson, and Bronwyn, all of whom are avid supporters.
Finn the HumanEdit
Finn the Human is the protagonist of American cartoon series Adventure Time. In the Season Four episode Senior Halloween, the students who wander around Portland come across an adult man dressed as Finn the Human for Halloween. Sam asks him if there are any parties going on, but quickly leaves when "Finn" and his friends begin fistfighting.