It has been clear from the start of the season that Silver has a slightly manic personality, but in "Life's a Drag" she becomes more unbalanced.She visits Dixon at the Peach Pit where they end up having sex.She lasted three episodes as a love interest before her true racist colors began to show through. 2 By episode 14 of the first season, ladykiller Brandon had already gone through four girlfriends, each of whom lasted just one episode. She even gave him a tour of her side of the tracks. Would a guest actress ever get a multi-episode arc as Brandon’s girlfriend? But she wound up being rather defensive and mysterious. She has been in four celebrity relationships averaging approximately 2.0 years each.
Annie appears to be a girl with a pure heart and bubbly personality.
Sachs found that Walter knew pieces of scenes and suggested "stuff that works".
The producers were looking for an actor who could portray Silver as a "quirky kid who moves to her own beat".
The family relocated in order to care for Harry's mother Tabitha (Jessica Walter).
Sachs found Milligan to be "really funny", and changed Ethan to better represent his personality.