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Gwen was a camper and one of the finalists of Total Drama Island, as a member of the Screaming Gophers. She returned as a cast member on Total Drama Action and served as the captain of the Screaming Gaffers. She also returned for Total Drama World Tour as a member of Team Amazon. She was seen with the original contestants on a yacht in the first episode of Total Drama: Revenge of the Island, and had a cameo appearance in The Treasure Island of Dr. McLean. She was also a contestant on Total Drama All-Stars, as a member of the Villainous Vultures.


Gwen is a goth girl whose interests lie in art and astronomy. She is smart, independent, kind and level-headed, stating her best quality is her inability to get excited over minuscule things. Her attitude at first seems very harsh and sarcastic, but she is not a bitter person. Rather, she is cautious of whom she lets into her life. Beneath her tough exterior, there is a kind heart that learns to trust as the series progresses. Gwen's guard lowers with each season. Despite her distaste for whatever "the sheep" are fond of, she actually does desire to be welcomed by the popular crowd. As revealed in Trial by Tri-Armed Triathlon, she distances herself from it because she believes it is not where she belongs. She isn't afraid to stand her ground should her reputation take a hit. Gwen also suffers from claustrophobia, as seen in Phobia Factor, The Treasure Island of Dr. McLean, and Zeek And Ye Shall Find. She believes strongly in karma and is also a huge fan of horror movies, the clichés of which will sometimes dictate how she performs in challenges.

Total Drama Island


Gwen didn't sign up for this.

When Gwen arrives in Not So Happy Campers - Part 1, she is already very disappointed, and even a little angry, at the location of the island. Gwen seems to be a bit displeased by many things, such as Geoff's happy attitude towards everything, Cody, who she throws out of her cabin after he tries to flirt with her and Lindsay, who she called an idiot due to her poor knowledge in living the outside world. Gwen attempts to ignore Trent as well, but can't help smiling at him. Gwen immediately makes enemies with Heather when she addresses her as "weird goth girl." While often complaining about the the camp's condition as well as the campers' weird habits, Gwen admits to herself that she might as well do her best to win the competition.

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Gwen bonding with Trent in The Big Sleep.

In The Big Sleep, she instantly bonds with Trent over the course of the challenge. She is the last person in her team standing in the Awake-A-Thon and once it is discovered that Duncan had fall asleep in the washroom, Chris declares Gwen the winner of the challenge. As a result of staying awake for several hours, Gwen spends most of the time in Dodgebrawl drowsy and sitting out for most of the challenge. In Not Quite Famous, Gwen spends most of the time by either by herself or with Trent, not wanting to join her team on auditioning for the talent show. While writing in her diary, she is bothered by Cody, who displayed stalker-like affection towards her to the point of sniffing her hair. Her feelings for Trent are exploited when Heather stole and read her diary in front of everyone for her "talent" show. Gwen refused to let Heather get away with it. After the challenge has ended, she borrowed a red ant farm from Harold and dumps in Heather's bed. This episode marks the beginning of Gwen's long and complicated rivalry with Heather.


Cody invites Gwen to the canoes with her, and Gwen retaliates.

In Phobia Factor, Gwen admits her fear of being buried alive, due to her claustrophobia. For her part of the challenge, she has to be buried alive for five minutes. To help her out, Trent tries to talk to her via a walkie-talkie, but Gwen is left alone after Trent faces his own fear of mimes. Unintentionally, she is left in there much longer than just five minutes, since Trent forgets all about her after he overcame his fear and gets distracted helping Chris pranking Geoff. After a while, Trent finally remembered her and dug her out of the casket. Angry at him abandoning her, Gwen threw her walkie-talkie at Trent and did not forget about this incident. Nevertheless, Gwen earns a point for her team. In Up the Creek, when Trent and Gwen are just about to become canoeing partners, Cody manages to grab Gwen when she is alone and attempts to persuade her to be his partner. Cody and Gwen become canoe partners, but only because Trent is also snagged off-guard by Lindsay and Beth. While Cody believes that he have a chance of getting Gwen fall for him, Gwen admits that Cody is acting like "a very annoying little brother." Cody attempts to asks Gwen out on a date even after Gwen harshly refuses him several times and finally submits after Gwen whacks him in the groin. Cody finally realizes she likes Trent, but she whacks him in the groin again when Cody admits he made a bet with Owen to get one of her bras. Much later, Cody successfully gets Gwen and Trent into a canoe together and Gwen awards him with one of her bras.


Gwen wins for her team again in Basic Straining.

After a three episode losing streak, Gwen's team begins to have a little luck regain. In Who Can You Trust?, Gwen's conflict with Heather continue as they are paired up for the first part of the challenge. As a prank, Heather tied an extra rope on Gwen's skirt and pulls it while she is climbing the mountain, ripping her skirt and exposing her underwear in front of the entire viewing audience. Despite being embarrassed about this, she manage to get to the top and win the challenge. She is later paired with Leshawna for the toboggan race down the cliff and they manage to win invincibility for their team for the first time in four episodes. Gwen again contribute to her team's victory in Basic Straining, overcoming all the obstacles Chef Hatchet threw at her and being the last contestant standing. This earns her the respect of Chef, something Chef rarely shows to any of the contestants. In X-Treme Torture, she and Bridgette argue on a haiku poem they found and believe that their respective love interest wrote it for them. However, once they realize that neither Trent or Geoff wrote the haiku, the two make amends after their failures and hug each other.

When the teams are split into boys and girls in Brunch of Disgustingness, Gwen immediately sides with her friend, Leshawna, against Heather and Lindsay. When Bridgette joins the girls' cabin, Gwen immediately warns her not to trust Heather. Bridgette takes her advice and joins her and Leshawna. After the girls lose to the boys, Gwen and Leshawna lock Heather and Lindsay outside their cabins. In No Pain, No Game, Gwen continues to ignore Trent for abandoning her when she got buried alive, though she finally accepts his apology. Gwen's first task involves Chef pulling her nose hair forcefully, which she passed. However, she failed her second task; listening to New Age music torture. During the elimination ceremony, she voted for Eva, calling her a "freak" due to her temper.


Gwen and Trent sharing their first kiss.

In Search and Do Not Destroy, Gwen denies that she still have a crush on Trent, despite being caught on camera drawing a picture of him. For the challenge, Gwen has to get her key from a skunk's burrow. With Trent's help, she manage to retrieve it. In return for helping her, Gwen gives Trent a kiss. Seeing this as a start of an alliance, Heather sends Lindsay to get Gwen to the Dock of Shame where she kisses Trent right in front of Gwen. Heartbroken, Gwen leaves in tears and tell Leshawna about what had happen. Determine to help her friend, Leshawna rallies the other contestants to vote off either Trent or Heather. Since Heather is immune, Trent receives the most votes and is eliminated. Heather then reveals to everyone that she had set them up in order to get Trent eliminated. Trent and Gwen make amends to each other and as they are about to share another kiss, Chris interrupts them and send Trent to the Boat of Losers. As Trent slowly sail away into the night, Gwen tearfully wave at him goodbye. For the next few episodes, Gwen is still sad about Trent's elimination but is still determine to get her revenge on Heather. Unfortunately, Heather's winning streak continue and she is immune.


Gwen defeats the psycho killer.

In Hook, Line, and Screamer, Gwen forms a bond with fellow horror-movie enthusiast, Duncan and they begin to talk about their favorite scene from their favorite movie; Blood Bath II: Summer Camp Reign of Terror, leading Heather to tease them. When the campers find out that a killer is on the loose, Gwen immediately takes up leadership role, and teaches them about the rules on surviving a horror movie-like situation. However, none of the campers (except Duncan) listen to her and one-by-one, they all leave the campfire, much to her annoyance. Eventually, she and Duncan are the only campers remaining, with Gwen expressing her annoyance about nobody taking her seriously. In the end, Duncan also leaves, and Gwen angrily storms to the kitchen, not caring about the rules anymore. While eating a sandwich, Gwen notices the killer behind her but she isn't afraid, believing him to be a poorly paid actor. She further angers the man by telling him that he is not scary until he removes his hook, revealing his stumped hand. Suddenly, Chris, Chef and the other campers barge into the main lodge to warn her that the man is an actual psycho killer. Just as the killer is about to attack her, Gwen kicks him in the face several times out of self-defense. This upsets the killer, and he leaves the building in annoyance. With this, Gwen is awarded invincibility and joins in the group hug bidding DJ farewell. In Wawanakwa Gone Wild!, Gwen wins the challenge again, this time by catching her duck faster than the other campers. She is able to lure the duck into the cage using duck bait after outrunning it. Gwen is rewarded with a feast, but it ends up being ruined by Owen while he is chasing his chipmunk.

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Geoff gets Gwen to let loose and get out of her depressing attitude.

In Trial by Tri-Armed Triathlon, Gwen is paired up with her least favorite contestant, Geoff which she is not excited about. Geoff's easy, ongoing, and positive attitude annoys Gwen. Throughout the challenge, Geoff take his time in everything and even taking pictures with his camera. Eventually, Gwen loses her patience with him and threw the camera into the lake before demanding Geoff to take things more seriously. Geoff admits to Gwen that he always wanted to her friend and invite her to his parties if they are ever in the same school. Gwen then reveals that she wish she could be the type of person who would enjoy parties but she never attend any, believing that it wasn't in her DNA. Geoff lighten her up and promise to invite her to a party once the competition is over. Upon hearing this, Gwen start to lighten up a bit and they continue with the challenge. During the elimination ceremony, Gwen is shocked to find out that Geoff is voted off. Duncan, Heather and Owen reveals that Geoff's popularity and niceness is a threat to them and thus, they voted for him. Geoff accepts his fate, and heads for the Dock of Shame. On the way, Gwen stops him and gives him back his camera, which she fished out of the water on Boney Island. Gwen is about to say goodbye when Geoff grabs her and takes a picture of them.


Gwen is forced to work with Heather in Are We There Yeti?

n Camp Castaways, Gwen and Heather are still being on each others throat, even after they are stranded on a deserted island following a flash flood. Duncan is pull in into the conflict, who states that their constant arguing is annoying him. The three of them would spend most of their time arguing or alone until Owen returns and convince that they would have a better chance of surviving if they stick together. In order to calm everyone down, Owen tells them that they should confess their deepest darkest fears. Although what she did is not revealed to the audience, Heather questions Gwen's sincerity and if Gwen is even her real name. In Are We There Yeti?, Gwen is once again partnered with Heather.Despite their conflict, they eventually realize that if they ever wanted to win the challenge, they must cooperate. Eventually, the girls trick the boys into giving them their supplies one night and they reach the finish line first.


After Heather's elimination, Gwen is in the final two with Owen.

In I Triple Dog Dare You!, Gwen manage to perform most of her dares well without much trouble while directing the harder ones to Heather. At one point, she is forced to take Geoff's dare and opted not to use her freebie. The game continue with one dare after another and after a while, Gwen decides to end things fast by convincing Owen to take down Heather together with the promise of sharing the prize money with him if she wins or a box full of donuts if he wins. Owen agrees and the two of them throw Heather with many challenges while using their freebies to save themselves. In the end, Heather is finally eliminated, making Gwen and Owen the final two of the season.


Gwen and Owen being distracted by Justin's attractiveness.

In The Very Last Episode, Really!, Gwen express her opinion on the island and states that almost every camper (with the exception of five one them) are insane in their own way. When ask what is she planning to use the prize money for, Gwen states that she will give half of it to Owen as she promised in the previous episode, and the remaining will be used to get into a good university. When Owen reveals that he is hosting a party after he wins, some of Gwen supporters switch to Owen's side, leaving only Cody, Eva, Trent and Leshawna her supporters. Seeing how greedy they are, Gwen calls those who betray her "sell-outs." Gwen has the lead for most of the challenge, with Trent running by her side for moral support. Along the way, Heather tries her best to make sure Gwen do not win by ripping Justin's shirt in order to distract her though this backfires as Owen is distracted too. Not long later, Gwen has a good lead as Owen had to use the bathroom as he ate the cupcake that Gwen received from Trent (Heather in reality).

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Gwen wins Total Drama Island in her ending.

In Owen's ending, she is winning until Owen gets motivated by the brownies that Izzy made and runs all the way to the finish line, pushing Gwen aside along the way and causing her to be the runner-up. At this moment, Trent lifts Gwen onto his shoulders and convinces her to go out with him. Gwen finally agrees. In Gwen's ending, Trent encourage her not to give up after Owen knock her down. Owen ends up a few inches away from the finish line after tackling Izzy and by the time he realize it, Gwen had already pass him and is declared the winner of the season. After receiving the final marshmallow, Gwen declares that with her remaining money, she can still setup a huge party and invites everyone except Heather. Like in Owen's ending, she and Trent are officially a couple. 

Gwen yelling at Chris for taking away her prize money.

In Total Drama, Drama, Drama, Drama Island, Gwen spends most of her time at Playa Des Losers hanging out with Trent and Leshawna, whom she considers her closest friends on the island. When Chris declares an extra challenge for one million dollars, Gwen and the other campers refuse until they give in to the temptation of losing an easy million. If Gwen is the winner instead, Gwen refuses to surrender her money until Chris brings up that it is in her contract, angering her. She teams up with Trent and Leshawna for most of the challenge until Leshawna leaves to get her revenge on Heather. In the end, she and Trent are among those who fall into Lake Wawanakwa and are qualify for Total Drama Action after the briefcase is eaten by a shark.

Total Drama Action


Gwen assures Trent that neither of them will get too competitive while on different teams.

Upon reaching the Abandoned film lot, Gwen once again clashes with Heather in Monster Cash, continuing their feud from the previous season. She shares a bunk with Bridgette in the girls' trailers. She and Trent are still in a relationship, but he finds it hard to start a conversation with her in Alien Resurr-eggtion. Gwen also becomes closer to Duncan as they share many things in common, which earn Trent's jealousy. Despite the tension, Trent proves his worth when he saves Gwen's lucky necklace from falling in the sewers, sacrificing his potential win for the challenge. Gwen is awed by his devotion that she gives Trent her necklace as a good luck charm. She and Trent win the challenge, but in a shocking twist, the two winners are to become leaders of the two new teams for the season, meaning Trent and Gwen have to compete against each other, much to their displeasure.


Gwen and Duncan's friendship becomes one of the contributing factors of her and Trent breaking up.

As captain of the Screaming Gaffers, Gwen chooses Duncan, Leshawna, DJ, Heather and Harold as her team mates in Riot On Set. Meanwhile, Trent's jealousy towards Gwen and Duncan's friendship intensifies as he sees their interaction throughout the episode boarders between friendly and flirting. Gwen assures to him that she has no feelings for Duncan, who still likes Courtney as evident of him hiding a photo of her underneath his pillow. Trent is at first relieve but his jealousy returns in Beach Blanket Bogus when he saw them hugging. Gwen soon noticed something odd about Trent, becoming obsessed with the number nine and realizes its significance when Duncan and Harold points about that it had something to do with their relationship. Later, Gwen noticed that Trent deliberately throws the final challenge to her team and feels guilty for his decline in mental health. In the woods, the two have a private chat and as they are about to kiss, they noticed Owen spying on them and respond by throwing branches at him.

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Justin confronts Gwen about Trent throwing challenges for her in 3:10 to Crazytown.

Gwen continue to watch Trent throwing challenges for her sake in 3:10 to Crazytown and is worried of his mental health. Seeing that the obsession for her was changing Trent for the worse, Gwen ends her relationship with Trent after the challenge is over. However, Justin overheard their conversation and confronts her for cheating before revealing his discovery to his team mates. Gwen tries to defend herself stating that there is no side-deal between her and Trent but they find it hard to believe her. With no other choice, Gwen tells them specifically to vote off Trent in order to prove in order to prove her innocence. The team does as Gwen instructed and Trent is eliminated that night. From the control room, Gwen is forced to watch a recording of Trent's final moments by Chris in order to make Gwen feel bad for her actions. Her actions were revealed to Trent in The Aftermath: I who become devastated to the point of crying. The non-competing contestants begin to take sides with almost everyone, including her close friend, Bridgette siding against her. While contestants like Eva choose to remain neutral, only Geoff and Cody sides with her.


Gwen leaves Total Drama Action with a smile, despite all the drama that had happened.

Feeling that she owes the Killer Grips, Gwen begin to throw challenges to the opposing team The Chefshank Redemption whenever they mention Trent to her. Heather is suspicious about her and keeps accusing Gwen of trying to make their team lose. During the escape tunnel challenge, Gwen deliberately slows her team down by faking claustrophobia and whacks Harold on the head with a gold shovel. When they finally got out with the help of the returning Izzy, they realizes that the Killer Grips had already won the challenge, marking their first loss of the season. Gwen is voted out by Heather, Harold, Leshawna and herself per orders from Justin. As she is being escorted by Chef Hatchet to the Lame-o-sine with her hands cuffed, Duncan offers to take Gwen's place, before stating that he is just joking when Chef is about to put the cuffs on him. Gwen tells Duncan he would not leave easily and wishes him good luck. En route, Gwen realizes that she is heading to the Aftermath studio and tries to get out of the car, not wanting to face the consequences of her actions.


Courtney accuses Gwen of stealing Duncan away from her.

Because of the events of the previous aftermath as well as her actions towards Trent, Gwen is heavily booed by almost everyone in The Aftermath: II with Katie, Sadie and Courtney being her biggest criticizer. Gwen is initially reluctant to enter the aftermath studio until she is pushed in by Chef. She is criticized by everyone for the way she broke up with Trent. In a twist of the previous aftermath, Geoff, who was supposed be supporting her, begin to criticize her in an effort to boost the show's ratings. Throughout the show she states that she does still cares deeply about Trent and likes everyone on the show but Bridgette doubts her words. Eventually, Geoff brought up about her alleged relationship with Duncan to which Gwen exclaims that they are only friends. Geoff however, manipulatively displays an off-screen scene in which she and Duncan allegedly almost kissed, angering Courtney and cementing her hatred towards Gwen. When Gwen is about to go into a piranha-infested dunk tank at Geoff's insistence, Trent intervene and admits that he did cheat so he knew he would be kicked off. Trent's intervention allows him and Gwen to make up with each other, as she thanks him and apologizes for what she did to him with Trent saying that they are now even. Additionally, Trent is able to fix her reputation and relationship with everyone on the show again, except Courtney.

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Gwen votes for a winner in the finale.

For the remainder of the season, Gwen joins the Peanut Gallery as a commentator, watching the events of The Aftermath: III unfold. She is also mentioned One Million Bucks, B.C. by Courtney who still suspect that Duncan is cheating on her. After the final challenge between Beth and Duncan ended up in a tie, the eliminated contestants are required to vote for the finalist they are supporting. Gwen's relationship with Trent is brought up again when Trent is asking his question, leaving her guilty. For her question, Gwen ask the finalist how they would spend their money on helping the environment. Upon hearing their respective answers, Gwen declares that her "vote is determined." During the voting, Gwen refuse to show who she is voting for as she doesn't want to be seen as "predictable."

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Gwen hosting her blog show.

Gwen's feud with Heather continue after Total Drama Action has ended. She also hosted a web show talking about her time on Total Drama in addition of spreading the need to protect the environment. During one of her segments, she brought Katie and Sadie as her assistants to substitute Leshawna who was participating on a different reality show at the time with Tyler. However, the two of them were more of an annoyance instead of being helpful. The show soon came under attack by Heather, who mocks the show with her own web video. Gwen retaliates by revealing that Heather was turned down by everyone in school for a school dance and post a video of Heather's cat licking her. When interviewed by Josh from Celebrity Manhunt, the two exchange insults before engaging each other physically. Gwen is also pulled into a love triangle featuring Duncan and Courtney. Rumors were spread of Gwen having feelings for Duncan but Gwen reaffirms that they are just friends in one of her video blogs. However, upon finding out about the couple's break up, Gwen chastise Courtney for letting Duncan go but accidentally reveals that she finds Duncan good looking. Gwen joins the other contestants at the red carpet show, only to find that Chris is starting a new reality show. She teams up with the rest of the cast to stop Chris and his new team, but their efforts are in vain when Courtney drives the bus off a cliff. Gwen is amongst the people rescued by Chris and qualifies for Total Drama World Tour.

Total Drama World Tour


Their third season together and Gwen still does not get along with Heather.

Like last season, the moment Gwen exits the bus in Walk Like An Egyptian - Part 1, she gets into an argument with Heather again. Gwen is still close friends with Duncan, which made Courtney jealous of them. Gwen heavily objects the idea of singing this season and refuse to join the others singing Come Fly With Us until Bridgette reads the rules to them. Not wanting to be eliminated early, Gwen begrudgingly comply. At Egypt, Gwen was initially climbing the pyramid by herself until Duncan invites her to join him and Courtney. The two girls argue throughout the challenge which greatly frustrates Duncan. Eventually, Duncan loses his patience and when Chris forces them to sing another song, he quits the show much to the sadness of Courtney and Gwen. Both girls are placed on Team Amazon, along with Heather, Izzy, and Cody.


Gwen and Courtney make a pact to eliminate Heather.

Being on the same team with her again, Cody once again tries to make a move on Gwen in Walk Like An Egyptian - Part 2 since she and Trent are no longer dating. As before, Gwen kindly rejected him. It is Cody's attraction to her that made newcomer, Sierra to hate Gwen especially after she switch teams with Izzy. To make things more complicated, Gwen is also on the same team with her worst enemies, Courtney and Heather. Being pulled into their leadership struggle in Super Happy Crazy Fun Time Japan, the three of them spend most of their time arguing and are unable to come up with a idea for a commercial. However, since Gwen hated Heather more, she is willing to call a truce with Courtney in order to get rid of Heather in Broadway, Baby! Though this alliance that Gwen's feud with Courtney disappears and they slowly become friends.


Gwen sings her solo in the song.

Gwen accidentally brought bad luck to her team in The Am-AH-Zon Race after believing that their team will win due to the setting being in the Amazon jungle. This earned her a dirty look from the rest of her team except Cody. Upon landing, Cody begged Gwen to look after his EpiPen and she begrudgingly complies. However, after hearing his dirty thoughts of wanting her to jab the syringe into his buttocks, she gave him back. Due to her statement at the start of the episode, the team is captured by a tribe of natives as the result of choosing the wrong path and are tied to a tree. In order to call for help, Gwen searched Cody's pants for extra set of batteries but accidentally jab herself with his EpiPen. The sudden rush of adrenaline makes her hyper and jittery. Though she manage to call Chris, he refuses to send them help and instead, make them sing Gypsy Rap. Eventually, the effects of the EpiPen wore off and Gwen fall asleep until help arrives. Though it was Gwen who cause them their first defeat, she and Courtney manage to persuade Sierra into voting Heather off. However, much to their surprise, Chris announce that no one is eliminated that night.

In Can't Help Falling in Louvre, Gwen is chosen by DJ to be his model for his tie-breaker against Lindsay. Gwen heavily objects this since she hates modelling and is even more frustrated that DJ is trying to lose the challenge. In the end, all she does is wear one of DJ's shirt. Embarrassed, Gwen threw the shirt away and storms off the stage. In Newf Kids on the Rock, Gwen and Courtney continue to tease Heather, who is desperately trying to make DJ to join their team. Gwen also reveals that she is well aware of Heather's attraction for Alejandro. While her team is paddling to Newfoundland, Gwen and Courtney saw what appears to be Duncan standing on a mountain but it turns out to be a rock formation shaped like him. Sierra explains that the reason they imagine Duncan is probably because they misses him but Gwen denies this. In Jamaica Me Sweat, Gwen is taken to the infirmary after she was electrocute by a school of electric eels during the first challenge. She arrives just as Izzy is about to be taken away by the military after dumping Owen. Gwen comfort Owen and sings Oh My Izzy with him. Because of her condition, she remains in the infirmary for the second challenge but is attacked by electric eels when she is about to sleep in the deleted clip.

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Courtney screams at Gwen for kissing Duncan.

By I See London..., Gwen and Courtney are considered close friends and are the last two members of their team. Gwen manage to decipher all the clues they had found and believe the Ripper would be hiding at Whitechapel. There, the girls found Duncan playing for a band and brought him back to the plane, winning the challenge for Team Amazon. Gwen watches as Duncan reunited with Courtney but realizes that his words to Courtney are mend for her. Gwen nervously admits that she has feelings for Duncan in the confessional when he suddenly barge in as the lock was broken. After a while, the two ended up kissing, with Tyler being their sole witness. Gwen feels terrible for kissing Duncan in Greece's Pieces since she and Courtney are now friends. Gwen volunteers for the first challenge but attempts to pull out when she realizes she will be pitting against Duncan. Nevertheless, she manage to score a point for her team while singing Greek Mix. During the tie-breaker, Tyler is being persuaded by Alejandro to reveal the kiss to everyone. Upon hearing this, Courtney plot to eliminate Gwen for betraying her, with Heather and Sierra siding with her. Cody however is still loyal to her and wins the challenge, sparing Gwen. Fearing for Duncan's safety, Gwen sneaks into the elimination ceremony and silently cheers when Duncan is deemed safe. At a price for kissing Duncan, Gwen's friendship with Courtney is over and the two become enemies again.

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Gwen cannot feed the koala in the tie-breaker against Courtney because of her allergies.

With a target now on her back, Gwen realizes that if she did not do something with Courtney, she will be eliminated soon. She was mocked by Courtney, Heather and Sierra throughout The EX-Files, especially when they sing Boyfriend Kisser. Gwen meet up with Duncan at Area 51 and despite Courtney's antagonizing them, the two share their second kiss and officially become a couple. Gwen found a piece of alien technology in the base and wins the challenge for her team again, sparring her for another episode. Gwen manage to gain Cody's help in Picnic at Hanging Dork to eliminate Courtney. Heather also agrees to help her as she is angry at Courtney's attempts to lose the challenge. However, because of Cody's injuries during the challenge, he is unable to vote properly, leading to a tie between Gwen and Courtney. Unfortunately, Gwen's allergy gives her a disadvantage and she lost the tie-breaker challenge. Before taking the Drop of Shame, Gwen attempts to mock Courtney but is cut mid-sentence and falls off the plane. In a deleted scene, Gwen is angry at her loss and vows to get back at Courtney one day. Upon landing, she is kicked by the kangaroo that attacked Duncan throughout the episode.

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Gwen meets up with Trent for the first time since Total Drama Action.

In Aftermath Aftermayhem, Gwen is one of the three guests added to the peanut gallery, the other guests being Noah and Tyler. Blaineley introduced her as the girl referred to as "boyfriend kisser," and the "new Heather." Unlike last season, she came into the studio with a smile on her face and wasn't booed by the audience. However, a bear follows her for an unknown reason, but was pulled back by the interns. Like Noah, Gwen doesn't seem to be excited about returning to the plane, but participate anyway due to their contract. While in line, she was reunited with Trent, who brings up about her and Duncan and says that he didn't see it coming (despite his jealousy from the previous season). Gwen did not receive one of the cans that allowed an attempt to return to the competition. After Tyler was eliminated, she talks and jokes around with Trent, showing she is still able to be friends with him.

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Duncan's carving of Gwen.

Gwen's elimination leaves an impact to many of the remaining contestants and she was mentioned multiple times. While Sierra and Courtney are excited about her absence, both Duncan and Cody lamented her loss in Sweden Sour. The latter was so depressed that he is unable to help out in the challenge and ended up using all his team's materials to craft a giant wooden sculpture of Gwen's head. He even dreamed about marrying her at one point in his sleep. Duncan, despite claiming otherwise to Courtney, also shows that he misses her by crafting her face onto the side of his chair in the first class. When Chris announces that someone will be returning to the competition in Niagara Brawls, everyone at first believes that it would be Gwen, much to both her love interests' excitement, only to find out that the person is Blaineley. She was also mentioned by Heather in African Lying Safari in order to distract Duncan which subsequently leads to his elimination. Duncan was not disappointed being eliminated again and happily sends a message to Gwen that he will be seeing her soon in the exclusive clip.

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Duncan and Gwen share a kiss in an exclusive clip.

In Hawaiian Style, Gwen was sitting in the Peanut Gallery next to Duncan. Like most contestants, she chose to support Cody. In a deleted clip, she and Duncan are seen relaxing together while Courtney was singing a song insulting them. Duncan eventually got so angry that he threw a sandal at Courtney's face, knocking her down. Gwen smiled at Duncan and they kissed. In Hawaiian Punch, upon seeing Cody being eliminated, Gwen switch sides and support Heather instead. After the challenge is over and the winner is declared, Gwen and the other contestants quickly escape the island, mocking Chris and Chef along the way after Ezekiel crashes into their boat.

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In Bigger! Badder! Brutal-er!, Gwen appears on the yacht with the other twenty-three original contestants. She and Duncan are seen making out passionately while DJ, Harold, and Leshawna dance nearby.

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Gwen once again faces her worst fear.

Gwen appears in The Treasure Island of Dr. McLean, once again facing her worst fear; being buried underground, but this time with the new contestant, Sam. When she realizes where she is, she begins to hyperventilate and bang on the chest. As part of the challenge, the new contestants are required to save the two of them. Gwen attempts to call Chris with her cellphone, saying he has gone too far, but she faints when Sam farts on her. Eventually, Jo found the chest they are in and Dakota frees them, but she just tosses Gwen aside in order to save her beloved, Sam.

Total Drama All-Stars


One of Gwen's many failed attempts to rekindle a friendship with Courtney.

Gwen returns to All-Stars for the sole purpose of trying to resolve her friendship with Courtney, but Courtney is not willing to forgive this transgression and continues her hatred towards her from their last encounter. Compared to Total Drama World Tour, she seems to lament the kiss she had with Duncan more than ever, especially when she is placed on the Villainous Vultures solely for her involvement in the love triangle. Because of the contrast she has with most of her team, during the challenges, she would try to make her team work together, but since she was the only one to place any trust in anyone on her team, this often goes nowhere. Several contestants on the team, including Heather, Jo, and Alejandro sometimes try to fake their refusal to work together in order to form an alliance with her, but Gwen doesn't fall for it because she knows what they are up to. In addition, due to a running gag where Gwen would accidentally hurt Courtney in the first few episodes when she is attempting to apologize to her, Chris and the rest of her team think she is actually a villain.

When the season begins, her and Duncan are still in a relationship, although there appear to be some issues regarding it, mostly due to the aforementioned regret from Gwen. Duncan is shown to be the only one who reassures her when she is placed on the Villainous Vultures, but this fails to cheer Gwen up. Though Duncan is among the contestants that think that Gwen is trying to actually be a villain, he still shows commitment to her, such as when he sacrifices himself to get shot by a leech in Saving Private Leechball, which later causes him to be involved with a team switch with Courtney. The two do not interact again until Moon Madness, but the episode also marks the end of their relationship. Frustrated by his mentions of Courtney during the episode, Gwen appears to be jealous and frustrated with him until, at the end of the episode where he mentions her again, she breaks up with him, saying that any thrill of the relationship was over. After their break up, Gwen's opinion on Duncan greatly changes as she frequently makes fun of him whenever he acts like a hero and even ignores him when he tries to warn her about Mal's existence.


Gwen saves Courtney from the moon-affected deer.

Gwen continues to try to make up her friendship with Courtney once she switches teams, but similarly to when they were on different teams, Courtney still hates her greatly at first. Even after Gwen cries in the confessional over her failing to make up this friendship, she still does not believe that she is trying to actually be friends with her, and when Gwen saves Courtney from a deer that was about to attack her, she barely shows any appreciation towards it at all. It is not until No One Eggspects The Spanish Opposition, where after Gwen tells Courtney that she broke up with Duncan, where the two would start to be friends again, but the next episode has Chris rig the match in order for the two to fight each other. Even though the fight is initially fierce when Courtney is shown videos of Gwen kissing Duncan, this ultimately proves to be beneficial, as the two are able to vent out their frustrations and renew their friendship, allegedly for good. The events of the episode cause them to get along unusually well in You Regatta Be Kidding Me, as the two work together in the challenge even though Chris stated only one person could get immunity and they hope that the other wins the competition if they do not.

Gwen is able to get along with Cameron quickly after he switches teams. She is the only one who does not glare at him when he transfers onto the team and, while they work together during No One Eggspects The Spanish Opposition, their friendship is put under a strain when, in Zeek And Ye Shall Find, "Mike" tricks him into thinking that she couldn't be trusted. Despite her case of claustrophobia working against her during the challenge, she is still able to save Cameron's life after he falls down a hole into the water, working together and letting her eventually win individual invincibility for the first time since I Triple Dog Dare You! She and Zoey also become friends after Zoey helps her to calm down from her claustrophobia. Despite her making and keeping these two friendships, Courtney and her did not last until the end of the season. Although Gwen was upset to hear that Courtney (accidentally) kissed Cameron while dating Scott, due to all the flak she got from her when she did the same to Duncan, it escalated further in Sundae Muddy Sundae. Due to Courtney's aforementioned relationship with Scott, she intends to betray her once there were only three contestants left. After the chart she made outlining these eliminations was exposed by "Mike," Gwen refuses to work together with her and only wants to be friends with her if Courtney votes herself off that night. Whether she follows through with this promise or not is unknown, but even then, Gwen doesn't seem to miss her when she gets eliminated.


Gwen is unaware of what "Mike" plans to do.

As the only veteran left in the final four, Gwen is happy to have accomplished this feat, but she is also left without any allies in The Bold and the Booty-ful. She also fails to get Scott allied with her due to his perception that it was her fault that him and Courtney were done for good. She is tasked to find a painting of Chris in his cottage, but her progress is slowed down substantially by "Mike" and the painting she finds she finds has a smear on it, causing her to use bear feces in order to get the correct shade of brown. This disgusts Chris and causes her to get disqualified, but she returns for the finale as one of Zoey's helpers. While she helped Zoey get across the first moat, Mal throws her off of the second moat in order to not let her help Zoey any further. While she isn't of any help to Zoey later on, she does at least manage to hit Heather in the head with a stick, which is something she had been wanting to do for four seasons and give Cameron a friendly kiss on the cheek. She is last seen floating away on one of the cabins with Mike, Zoey, and Cameron, telling Mike she never wants to participate in Total Drama again.


Total Drama Island

Total Drama Action

Total Drama World Tour

Total Drama: Revenge of the Island

Total Drama All-Stars

Video log

View this video for Gwen's video message from home.
Gwen's Family

Gwen's mother and brother.

On Cartoon Network, Gwen receives a video message from her family, just like the other campers in the final five. In this video her mother and brother are seen. Her mother says that they are alright without her there, even though she is paying a neighborhood girl to pretend to be her. The video shows them (including the Gwen 'look-alike') having dinner. Her mother then asks "Gwen" if she wants meatloaf. The look-a-like responds by saying that she is a vegetarian and asks if she has to wait until after Gwen's mom and brother were done eating to get her twenty dollars. At the end of the video, Gwen's mother confesses it didn't go so well, and Gwen's brother signals to the camera that she is going crazy.

Camp TV


Gwen's Camp TV design.

Gwen was one of the campers to appear in Camp TV, the prototype series. In Camp TV, Gwen was simply a loner instead of a goth.

While she has a huge crush on Trent in Total Drama Island, she and Trent seemed to be bitter enemies who were in great conflict on Camp TV, as shown in a promotional picture where they are in a canoe trying to strangle each other. Instead, her love interest in the prototype series appears to be Geoff. In the finished series, she starts out hating Geoff until Trial by Tri-Armed Triathlon where she finally warms up to him.

In terms of design, Gwen generally bears a strong resemblance to her final design; in Camp TV, her hair is red/crimson rather than black/teal, and her eyes are green instead of black. Her clothing is more simplistic, with her top being shorter-sleeved and a plain brown color rather than multi-colored. She also wore jeans instead of a skirt, and sandals instead of boots. Her lipstick is also red, as opposed to teal, and her bangs are a different shape. Her original name was Heather.



  • Gwen is confirmed to have dyed hair, with her real hair being brown. This makes her one of four characters to dye her hair an unnatural color, the others being Duncan, Max, and Sierra.
  • Gwen is one of the seven contestants to not have their full audition tape released.
  • Gwen was one of the few contestants known to be able to play an instrument. In her case, it is the drums.
    • The others are Courtney, Duncan, Trent, Cody, Harold, and Alejandro, who play the violin (Courtney), guitar (Duncan and Trent), keyboard/keytar (Cody and Harold), tuba (Harold), and accordion (Alejandro) respectively.
  • Gwen is one of seven contestants to throw a challenge for their team. The others are Alejandro, Courtney, DJ, Justin, Scott, and Trent.
  • Gwen has more guys find her attractive than any other girl on the show. The other girls to have more than one guy attracted to them are Anne Maria, Bridgette, CarrieCourtney, Heather, and Jasmine. Throughout the series, six guys have found her attractive at some points of the series:
  • Gwen and Courtney are the third duo to battle it out as a result of a tie, the first duo being Duncan and Beth and the second being DJ and Lindsay.
  • Gwen, along with Courtney, Duncan, Heather, and Lindsay are the only five contestants to compete in four seasons.
  • She is the fourth veteran to be a part of a challenge in Total Drama: Revenge of the Island, the others being Izzy, Bridgette, Lindsay, Duncan, Heather, and DJ.
  • Gwen was the first person to vote herself off; the other contestants who voted for themselves being Dave, DJ, Harold, and Lindsay.
    • However, unlike the others, she was forced to do so, as Justin stated that she owed them for the challenges that Trent threw.
    • She is the first to throw a challenge in order to get herself eliminated.
  • Gwen is one of four contestants to appear in all episodes of two seasons, the others being Duncan, Heather and Zoey.
  • Gwen and Noah are the only former Screaming Gophers that haven't shown a form of nudity at any point in the series.
  • Gwen is the fourth contestant to ever attend another team's elimination ceremony, the others being Duncan, Alejandro and Tyler.
  • Gwen, along with Jo, are the only Total Drama contestants who have had their names changed.
    • In this case, Gwen's old name was Heather before Camp TV's trailer was made.
      • Ironically, Heather is one of her worst enemies.
  • Gwen, along with Heather, Sierra, Tom, and Jen, are the only characters shown to have created a blog.
  • Gwen and Sadie were the only campers to reject a marshmallow. This is seen in Trial by Tri-Armed Triathlon, when Gwen already said she had a good time, but Chris told her to sit down, and gave the final marshmallow to her.
  • Gwen is one of four contestants to believe in karma. She seems to be a strong believer in karma as she mentions it throughout the series.
  • Gwen was the lowest ranking member of both the Screaming Gaffers and Team Amazon, making her one of only two contestants to be the lowest ranking member of more than one team, the other being Ezekiel.
  • Counting her ending of Total Drama Island, Gwen is one of only five female contestants to be the highest ranking member of her team, the others are BethHeather, Zoey and Sky.
  • Gwen is one of three characters revealed to be claustrophobic. The others being Jasmine and Josee.


  • Gwen is the only female contestant to be exiled to Boney Island in Total Drama All-Stars.
    • She is also the only member of the original twenty-two contestants to be exiled.
  • Gwen has won more challenges for her team or for herself and her partner than any other contestant in the series, with fifteen (sixteen counting her ending of Total Drama Island).
    • Eight/nine of the challenges she won were in Total Drama Island, which is also the current record for most challenges won in a single season by a contestant.
    • However, Gwen ranks second when it comes to winning individual challenges. She has won five/six individual challenges, behind Heather who has won six/seven.
  • Counting her ending of The Very Last Episode, Really!, Gwen is the first contestant to be the highest ranking member of a team and the lowest ranking member of another team. The second being Lightning.
  • Gwen is one of two contestants to be on the most successful team of each season, being on the Screaming Gophers in Total Drama Island, the Screaming Gaffers in Total Drama Action, Team Amazon in Total Drama World Tour and the Villainous Vultures in Total Drama All-Stars, with the other being Heather.
  • Coincidentally, both seasons that Gwen made it to the final four take place at Camp Wawanakwa.
  • Gwen's eliminations in Total Drama Action and Total Drama World Tour were partially because of her two love interests: Trent and Duncan, respectively.
  • Gwen has won more horror-themed challenges than any other contestants, winning four out of seven of them.


  • According to Gwen's Total Drama World Tour contestant biography, her favorite music is Punk Rock and Emo.
    • Also stated in her biography, her favorite color is midnight blue and her favorite food is blueberries.
  • It is revealed on Total Drama Online that Gwen keeps her makeup in a secret compartment of her platform boots.
    • It is also revealed that Gwen's lipstick is blue paint mixed with chapstick which she calls "misery blue" and that she uses the same hair dye as her nana.
  • Gwen's hair dye is a custom blend of Hopeless Midnight Blue, Azure Demon Tears, and Cheerful Robin's Egg.
  • Interestingly, Gwen dated two people whom she does not consider sane and shows no feelings for the boy who she considers sane.
  • Gwen is the only known contestant other than Rodney to have a single parent (mother only), as seen in her video message and her biography.
  • Gwen seems to be ambidextrous as she is seen holding a pencil with her right hand in Not Quite Famous, but uses her left in Search and Do Not Destroy.
  • It is revealed that Gwen is allergic to eucalyptus in Picnic at Hanging Dork.
    • Due to her allergy, Gwen lost the tiebreaker against Courtney.
  • Gwen has stayed on Camp Wawanakwa longer than any other contestant.
    • In Total Drama Island, she made it to the finale along with Owen. Additionally, she is the only contestant to never left the island at any point that season.
      • Owen was the winner in his ending, but he went on a five-star cruise for a weekend with the other guys as a reward at the end of Brunch of Disgustingness.
    • She also returns to the island in Total Drama Action and Total Drama: Revenge of the Island.
    • In Total Drama All-Stars, she returns as a contestant, is the last first generation contestant standing and returned as one of Zoey's helpers in the finale.
    • Ironically, Gwen seemed to hate being on the island the most.
  • Gwen is revealed to be an environmentalist, being impressed with Duncan's choice to give the money to Green Peace in The Aftermath: IV, and then later starting a web show in Celebrity Manhunt's Total Drama Action Reunion Special to help the environment.
  • Gwen has an interest in art (shown several times throughout the show, and says she wishes to study art history at university in the future) and astronomy (shown in The Big Sleep and The Aftermath: II).
  • As revealed by Geoff in The Aftermath: II, Gwen owns two lizards, and as revealed by Beth in Mutiny on the Soundstage, their names are Angus and Vampyra.
  • As revealed by Duncan in Mutiny on the Soundstage, Gwen's favorite band is the Gothic Mind Explosion and she wants a Ford 1967 Mustang as her car.
  • In Hook, Line, and Screamer, it's revealed that Gwen's favorite movie is "Blood Bath 2: Summer Camp Reign of Terror."
  • Gwen broke up with both her boyfriends in the fifth episode of a season.
    • Coincidentally, in those same seasons, Gwen and her boyfriend were the first to receive the symbol of immunity at the first elimination ceremony they attended as a couple.
  • It is revealed in Riot On Set that Gwen once had a job at a petting zoo.


See also

Interactions with Everyone | Bridgette | Cameron | Chris | Cody | Courtney | DJ | Duncan | Geoff | Heather | Leshawna | Lindsay | Owen | Sierra | Trent | Zoey
Finalist of Total Drama Island
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Heather The Very Last Episode, Really! with Owen N/A
Eliminated from Total Drama Action
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Trent The Chefshank Redemption DJ
Eliminated from Total Drama World Tour
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Tyler Picnic at Hanging Dork Owen
Eliminated from Total Drama All-Stars
Previous Episode Next
Courtney The Bold and the Booty-ful Scott
Screaming Gophers teammates
Beth | Cody | Gwen | Heather | Izzy | Justin | Katie | Leshawna | Lindsay | Noah | Owen | Trent
Screaming Gaffers teammates
DJ | Duncan | Gwen | Harold | Heather | Leshawna
Team Amazon teammates
Cody | Courtney | Gwen | Heather | Izzy | Sierra
Villainous Vultures teammates
Alejandro | Cameron | Courtney | Duncan | Gwen | Heather | Jo | Lightning | Scott

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