She is a self-proclaimed goth who is fascinated with the subliminal and netherworldly, and is a very outspoken ultra-recyclo-vegetarian. Sam's family is extremely wealthy, being descendants of the great inventor of the deli toothpick cellophane-twirling device. However, she keeps her family's wealth as a secret with only her best friends knowing. She is responsible for Danny's accident and designing the "D" emblem on his outfit. She also wears purple lipstick.
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The series Danny Phantom centers on young Danny Fenton and his coming-of-age story as a half-ghost superhero in the town of Amity Park. He gradually grows, bettering both himself and his powers over the course of the story as he deals with ghosts, balancing his normal and heroic life,   a community that does not initially trust him,  and later, fame  and praise from across the country. His companions are his best friends: Sam Manson, a vegetarian goth girl who is entranced by the "weird and supernatural" and Tucker Foley, a lighthearted "techno-geek". His primary nemesis is Vlad Masters, a billionaire celebrity who is also a half-ghost.
Paulina only cares about fashion, popularity and beauty, and she is willing to use others for her own benefit, like going to the dance with Danny Fenton in order to make Sam jealous in " Parental Bonding. Contrary to her regular behavior, Paulina is able to be nice and friendly on occasion. She's genuinely thankful to Danny Phantom for saving her, and likes him beyond just his good looks and popularity, but also his heroism and kindness. When her "satellite" friend Star disappears in " Claw of the Wild ," Paulina is very worried about her, especially if Star gets sunburned. Depending on the situation, she is willing to help, shown when she helps disguise Tucker as an adult and fights Youngblood's Crew to save her parents in " Pirate Radio ".
Oddly enough, her in-show background is anything but aesthetically gloomy. They want their daughter to conform with their interests, creating considerable friction between Sam and her parents. She wants to do things her way and make friends who like the real her, whereas her parents basically want her as an ornament. Overall, Sam comes with nice visual appeal.