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Christy Plunkett
Christy Plunkett Cropped
Gender Female
Nationality American
Played by Anna Faris
Nickname Christy Jo (by Jill)
Job Law
Waitress (formerly)
Restaurant Manager (formerly)
Friends Marjorie Armstrong-Perugian (Sponsor)
Bonnie Plunkett (Mother)
Jill Kendall (Best Friend)
Wendy (Friend)
Jodi Hubbard (Sponsee)
Ray Stabler (Half-Uncle)
Romantic Relationships Baxter (Ex-Husband)
Brad (Ex-Boyfriend)
Adam Henchy (Ex-Boyfriend)
Gabriel (Fling)
Patrick (Boyfriend)
Episodes 105 (All)
Family Shirley Stabler (Maternal Grandmother)
Bonnie Plunkett (Mother)
Alvin Lester Biletnikoff (Biological Father)
Baxter (Ex-Husband)
Violet Plunkett (Daughter)
Roscoe (Son)
Gweneth Taylor (Granddaughter)
Jackie Biletnikoff (Paternal Half-Brother)
Douglas Biletnikoff (Paternal Half-Brother)
Ray Stabler (Maternal Half-Uncle)
First Seen Pilot
Last Seen Crazy Snakes and a Clog to the Head
Seasons Season 1Season 2Season 3Season 4Season 5

Christy Jolene Plunkett is one of the Main Characters on Mom. She is the Mother of Violet and Roscoe and the Daughter of Bonnie and Alvin.

Character Background

She is a single mother who has gone a year without drinking and is still struggling with addiction. Now sober, she tries to regain the trust of her daughter Violet. Christy also has a younger son, Roscoe, with Baxter, and strives to be a good example to him. As if that were not enough, she is also trying to iron out the rough edges in her relationship with Bonnie, her mother, who never learned to play her role well, and who would rather go out and drink than baby-sit.

Early Life

Christy Jolene Plunkett was born to Bonnie Plunkett and Alvin Lester Biletnikoff. Alvin abandoned them at the hospital, which resulted in Bonnie nearly giving up Christy for adoption: A nice Jewish couple was going to adopt her, but Bonnie backed out at the last minute. Christy had a rough childhood, and ended up becoming a raging alcoholic and drug addict.

Relationships

Friendships

Chef Rudy

Christy and Chef Rudy
Relationship: Co-Worker
Christy and Rudy have a business relationship. But sometimes Rudy tells her personal things that she doesn't need to know. Rudy sometimes forgets her name.






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In "Pilot" Christy states that the guy at the table she was serving said something horrible to her when she was telling him about the Salmon, Chef Rudy asks what was wrong with the Salmon, she says the horrible comment wasn't about the Salmon, it was about her. Chef Rudy says "Oh, that's fine" and carries on. Christy picks up a plate of Risotto and states "I mean who are we kidding, it's a big steaming pile of gooey rice!", Chef Rudy and everyone else working in the restaurant turns around to her out of shock. Chef Rudy asks "What did you say?!", in a demeaning tone, and Christy fires back with "Get over yourself Rudy! I saw you in McDonalds going down on a Big Mac!" Rudy fires back to Christy, and everyone who is now looking at him, "...it was a Filet-O-Fish.".

In "A Pee Stick and an Asian Raccoon", Rudy sees that Christy is upset and asks her what is wrong, she says that her teenage daughter is pregnant and Rudy asks who she is with a description for correction, Christy dismisses this and asks why, however Rudy says that there is no reason, although for viewers it is implied that he slept with a teenager with a "cheerleader with an overbite".

In "A Small Nervous Meltdown and a Misplaced Fork", Christy and Gabriel are fighting over their "adultery" relationship, Christy walks out and Rudy tells Paul that he told him they were having sex, but it wasn't confirmed until now. Rudy and Paul then try to blackmail Gabriel into giving them money to not tell his wife, Claudia, that he is cheating on her with Christy.

In "Loathing and Tube Socks", Christy has just been insulted by a customer and she walks into the kitchen angry, Gabriel says "You look really pretty today, did you change your hair?", she picks up his food, replies with "Bite me!" and walks out, Rudy comments, "Is it just me or do crazy waitresses give you a woody?" Paul agrees with him using a celery stick. Later on in the episode, Christy tells Rudy that she is aware she has been a bitch recently, but she is working on being a better person. Rudy states that he appreciates the settlement and tells her good luck with it, as Christy walks away, Rudy asks Paul if he's thinking what he's thinking, Paul agrees with him once using a celery stick for the same meaning. Christy walks up to Gabriel, Christy breaks up with him and walks out, Paul and Rudy use facial expressions to mock his sadness.

In "Abstinence and Pudding", Christy is working in the restaurant and asks Chef Rudy "Since when do you bake pies?", he replies that the pastry chef threw a hissy fit and quit because her and Rudy weren't having sex anymore. Gabriel tells Rudy they need to hire a new pastry chef and states that they have to be a man, Rudy states that it won't stop him from having sex with them, according to his newfound bisexuality, adding "You zig, I zag.". Gabriel tries to talk with Christy, Christy tells him to experiment in his own sexuality with Chef Rudy, we see Chef Rudy give Gabriel a look as if he wants to have sex with Gabriel.

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Luke

Christy and Luke
Relationship: Daughter's ex-boyfriend, father of daughter's daughter.
Christy likes Luke and treats him like family. Luke refers to her as the "cool parent".




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Marjorie

Christy and Marjorie
Relationship: Best Friend, Sponsor.
Marjorie is Christy's best friend and her sponsor. When Christy got evicted, Marjorie let her and her family in with an open heart.





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Regina

Christy and Regina
Relationship: Best Friend.
Christy is Regina's most trusted friend, when Regina was going to jail, she left Christy a box of money to protect. Before she went to jail, Christy was the first person she asked to take the stand for her.




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Jodi

Christy and Jodi
Relationship: Friend, Sponsee.
Christy was Jodi's sponsor.




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Romances

Baxter

Christy and Baxter
Relationship: Father of Son, ex-husband, best friend.
Baxter is the father of Roscoe and the former spouse of Christy. Baxter can be very helpful in situations for Christy and can be very disturbing at different times. Baxter gets engaged to Candace. He turns into a very decent human being because of Candace. Before he got engaged to Candace, Baxter had sexual relations with Christy after Roscoe and after breaking up.



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In "Push-Down Coffee and a Working Turn Signal", it is revealed that Baxter works for a car company. Christy goes to him to buy a car. Baxter asks Christy sarcastically if she knows that cars cost money. Christy responds by saying that she has the money needed. Baxter invites her into his office and Christy describes what kind of car she wants. Baxter then asks her where she got the money, but before she is able to answer, he asks her if she is gambling again, she tells him she's not and he moves on to ask her if her boyfriend gave her the money. Christy replies with "Hey, that's offensive. I got the money from my Mom's boyfriend. My new guy offered, and I said no." Baxter says that she should have accepted the offer and that she should use it before she loses it. Christy replies with "So you're saying I should drain everything I can out of my boyfriend before I become an old hag?", to which Baxter affirms with "Tick-tock".
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Patrick, Christy's boyfriend, and Bonnie aren't comfortable with the way she got the car (Bonnie didn't know about the loan from Adam) so Christy takes the car back. Later on in the episode, Baxter buys the car for her stating that "Look, we always focus on the bad stuff you did to me, but I did a lot of bad things to you. I would disappear for days on end, I smoked your weed, I slept with your friends." Christy questions him "Friends? I thought it was one?" Baxter shoots back with "One friend six times, six friends one time." and continues, "The point is over the years, I've watched you make up for all the bad stuff you did wrong, and I found it really inspiring. So, this is me making an amendment to you.

Gabriel

Christy and Gabriel

Relationship: ex-Co-Worker with Benefits
Gabriel and Christy are co-workers at the restaurant they all work in. Gabriel and Christy start off as friends but they they get closer. They never have any romantic relationship, they just have a sexual relationship. Gabriel cheats on his wife with Christy for a major amount of episodes and since Christy still doesn't really have her life together she goes through with it, but becomes more scared after meeting his wife, although they both still carry on. Gabriel and Christy no longer see each other.

Pilot
In Season 1, we first meet Gabriel when he tries to tell Christy that he has been told that one of his waitresses is having a nervous breakdown. She defends herself by asking if it's Jennifer. Gabriel tells Christy that she should take the rest of the night off. Christy tells him that she can't afford to do that as she has Violet and Roscoe to look after. Gabriel tells her "Not a problem, grab a couple steaks head home and feed 'em!". Christy then tells him he doesn't understand. Stating "The guy at table four said something really horrible to me, when I was telling him about the Salmon." Chef Rudy over hears this and asks what's wrong with the Salmon. Christy tells him that the insult wasn't to the Salmon it was to her and he told her that she was a good waitress. To which Gabriel and Chef Rudy disagree with and so does Christy - her taking this as an insult, because she knows she's not a good waitress. Christy and Gabriel then talk about her dreams of what she wanted to do when she was in high school. While she carries on working. Christy grabs a plate to serve and insults the food on the plate, also insulting the entire room, as they all look at her in shock. Chef Rudy asks "What did you say?" Christy then defends her opinion saying "Get over yourself Rudy. I saw you at McDonalds going down on a Big Mac." as Christy walks out Rudy defends himself to everyone else, stating that it was actually a fish. Christy carries on waitressing as she serves Jon Cryer who is playing himself.

Family

Shirley

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Relationship: Maternal Grandmother
Christy and Shirley get along better than Bonnie and Shirley, as Christy didn't experience what Bonnie did with her. Christy constantly tries to have Bonnie and Shirley connect with each other, but it doesn't seem like Bonnie can ever forgive her for leaving her on her own. Christy keeps a relationship with her. After Shirley's death, Bonnie is more reluctant to go through Shirley's things and sort them out than Christy is because Bonnie still wants nothing to do with her. In Christy dragging Bonnie along, they find thousands of dollars and a new relative that they didn't know about.

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Bonnie

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Relationship: Mother
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Alvin

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Relationship: Father (deceased)
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Violet

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Relationship: Daughter
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Roscoe

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Relationship: Son
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Gweneth

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Relationship: Granddaughter (Through Violet and Luke)
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Jackie and Douglas

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Ray

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Relationship: Maternal Half-Uncle
Ray Stabler is Christy's maternal half-uncle through Bonnie, Christy and Bonnie finds out Ray is related to them when he unexpectedly turns up at his late mother's apartment, while Bonnie and Christy are going through he things.

We meet Ray in Season 4's "Tush Push and Some Radishes", while Bonnie and Christy are cleaning out Shirley's house, Bonnie and Christy find out that he is Shirley's son and she stayed around to raise him but never talked about having Bonnie and never told Bonnie, Ray existed.

Trivia

Appearances

Seasons

Episode
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Season 1 22
Season 2 22
Season 3 22
Season 4 22
Season 5 ? ? ? ? ? 17

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Gallery

Quotes

[Christy has just discovered Andy's S&M dungeon, having thought he was relatively normal]
Christy: And... the wedding's off.
[Andy appears at the door in his underwear, wearing a dog collar and leash]
Andy: Do you like what you see?
Christy: Andy! Look at you... What's happening now?
Andy: You said you liked to be adventurous.
Christy: Yeah... but I meant, like, pancakes for dinner.


Christy: Where are you going to be?
Violet: The library.
Christy: Make sure the library uses a condom.

From "Godzilla and a Sprig of Mint"


Bonnie: Do you know the definition of insanity is...
Christy: Yes, I know the definition of insanity! I live with you!

From "Kimchi and a Monkey Playing Harmonica"


[Christy has been mugged, but Bonnie does not believe her]
Christy: I did get mugged!
Bonnie: Sure, you did. Let me guess, he was a big scary looking black guy?
Christy: He was!
Bonnie: Shame on you, Christy!
Christy: It's not my fault he perpetuates a stereotype!
Bonnie: Save it! We don't have time for your racism. Now do we have any cash for our heartless Armenian landlord?

From "Hepatitis and Lemon Zest"


Christy: Remember, how I used to bet on football and basketball and such?
Bonnie: Yeah! You sucked at it!
Christy: [Whispers] Still do.
Bonnie: You gambled away the rent money ?!
Christy: We never had rent money, I gambled away what little we had on the hopes of getting the rent money.

[Christy is trying to reassure Violet that everything is going to be fine and they won't be homeless for long]
Christy: I still have a good job, you're Grandma's Life Coaching business is starting to pick up.
Bonnie: Well...
Christy: What?!
Bonnie: Nothing.

[Christy has brought food left over from the restaurant as dinner for her family]
Christy: Okay, before we start, I think we should say a little prayer of Thanks.
Violet: For what?
Christy: For this delicious food that rich people didn't finish.
And more importantly, for, sticking together, as a family.
[Bonnie begins sarcastic British prayer]
Bonnie: God bless us, everyone! Pass the figgy pudding!

[Christy is praying]
Bonnie: What are you doing?
Christy: I'm praying
Bonnie: How's it going?
Christy: You tell me, are we still here?

Marjorie: So d'you sleep OK?
Christy: Well, as good as I could with my cat allergies.
Marjorie: Aww, poor dear.
Christy: Yeah, my nose is stuffy, my throats scratchy and my eyes are all puffy.
Marjorie: Aww, I'll pick you up some Benadryl, on my way home from the chemo.
[Christy becomes silent for an awkward moment]
Christy: Thank you!

[Christy and Violet have an argument, as Violet is angry they're homeless.]
Christy: Do me a favor keep an eye on your brother, we're going to an meeting.
Violet: Yeah, like that'll help.
Christy: What?!
Violet: You've been going to these stupid things for a year and where are we?
Christy: You're kidding right? I am sober
Violet: You're a loser!
Christy: You take that back!
Violet: Make me!
Bonnie: Wait, wait! If you guys are gonna do this, let's get a mudpit and make some money.
Violet: This is all your fault! You ruined my life!
Christy: I ruined it?! I'm the reason you got pregnant? I'm the reason you sit around all day doing nothing? Instead of bitching and moaning, why don't you, go to school, get a job make something of yourself?!
Violet: I HATE you!

[Christy, Bonnie and Marjorie are at an A.A. Meeting.]
Christy: Hi, I'm Christy, I'm an alcoholic.
[Everyone says Hi back]
Christy: Not done. I'm also a liar, a lousy mother, and a dead-beat.
It's weird, when, everything in my life is falling apart, I was doing fine. I was handlin'. And then when things started going good. I fell apart. I started gambling again. Got my family evicted. Put us all in danger. I'm sure you read about the Meth lab at the Motel that blew up? They were our neighbors. Well, they were a couple doors down, our actual neighbors were making some kind of porn.

From "Figgy Pudding and the Rapture"


Bonnie: You can't do that, that's not how the universe works.
Christy: Wait a minute, you know how the universe works, and you've been holding out on me?
Bonnie: The universe waits, and then as soon as you get your life together, boom something awful happens.
Christy: Oh, you poor thing, you think you have your life together.


[The group discussing Bonnie's mole]
Wendy: I don't know, could be something, could be nothing.
Christy: That's your professional opinion? You went to nursing school for that?
Wendy: I went to nursing school 'cause I thought I'd have access to drugs.


[The group discussing Bonnie's mole]
Marjorie: I know when I found a lump in my breast I was panic-stricken what a doctor might say.
Christy: So you think it's cancer?
Marjorie: Isn't that what we're all thinking? What were you thinking?
Christy: I don't know, knowing her, it could be the mark of the devil.

From "Death, Death, Death and a Bucket of Chicken"
Mom Characters
Main Characters
Bonnie PlunkettChristy PlunkettJill KendallMarjorie ArmstrongWendy HarrisAdam Janakowski
Recurring Characters
Natasha
Old Main Characters
BaxterRoscoe PlunkettViolet Plunkett
Old Recurring Characters
Alvin Lester BiletnikoffRegina TompkinsClaudiaSteve CurtisJill KendallWendy Harris • Victor Perugian • Gregory Munchnik • Paul • Claudia • Beverly Tarantino • Jodi HubbardAdam JanakowskiLukeCandaceBaxter
Special Guest Characters
CustomerAdam Henchy • Jack • Lorraine Biletnikoff • Jodi HubbardShirley Stabler • Dottie • Phyllis Munchnik • Fred Hayes • Jeanine • Julian • Anya Perugian • Mitch • Nick Banaszak • Joe • Danielle Janakowski •
Guest Characters
Greg • Betsy • Lisa • Geoff • Wayne • Nathan • Mary • Jerry • JackieDouglasDavid • Mary • Alicia • Dr. Bellin • Wes • Jeff Taylor • Suzanne Taylor • Dr. Butler • Beth • John • James Kendall • Cooper • Andy • Jed • Bill • Selene • Mr. Munson • Jesus • Richard • Kathy • Beatrice • Angela • Michelle • Mrs. Lippert • Travis Sullivan • Robert • Derek • Alissa • Leslie • Susie • Luke • Dr. LaSalle • Frank • Camille • Leanne • Beatrice • June • Ray Stabler