While it's fair to say that every Netflix show is meant for binge-watching, there are certain shows that truly demand your attention and need to be watched incredibly fast. This is true of You, the dramatic series based on the novel by Caroline Kepnes. Many people have become invested in the story of Beck and Joe, who don't have a traditional romance (and that's an understatement).
Without such well-drawn characters, this show wouldn't be nearly as impossible to stop watching. Here are the MBTIs of each character on You.
10 Candace: ENFP
Ambyr Childers plays Candace, the girl who once dated Joe and who reappears in (spoiler alert) the final episode. She is extremely mysterious for much of the first season and Beck tries to delve into her history and figure out more about her.
Because Candace is a singer, her MBTI should be related to what she does for a living. That means her MBTI is ENFP or "Imaginative Motivator" because one of the traits is being "creative." ENFPs are "curious" and "value authenticity." When they are in a relationship, they are said to have "intense emotions," which sounds like Candace since she and Joe had an intense romance.
9 Paco: ISFJ
Luca Padovan plays Paco, a kid who is living in Joe's apartment building. Since his role on the show is to look up to Joe and also borrow books from him, it sounds like his MBTI would be ISFJ or "Practical Helper." He really respects Joe and he is a "sensitive," "considerate," and "responsible" kid.
Paco is experiencing a ton of family conflict, as his mom is in a really bad relationship and his home life isn't pleasant. Paco is very upset about this, of course, and he shares the ISFJ trait of being "thoughtful of others."
8 Ethan: ENFJ
Zach Cherry plays Ethan, who runs the bookstore where Joe works. He is an ENFJ or "Compassionate Facilitator." ENFJs are "leaders" and "they tend to be adept at building consensus and inspiring others."
Ethan is definitely a nice person and could be considered the nicest person on the whole show, actually. He's "warm," "responsible," and "personable." It makes sense that Ethan has chosen to work in a bookstore as ENFJs "work best in an environment that promotes collaboration and harmony, especially in working toward shared goals."
7 Karen Minty: ISFP
Karen Minty (Natalie Paul) is, like Ethan, one of the nicer and more normal people on this series. She dates Joe once Beck is free of him (although, of course, it takes Beck a long time to realize what's actually going on with him).
Karen is an ISFP or "Versatile Supporter" because, as she looks after Paco, she likes to assist people when she can. She is "gentle"—probably more gentle than the other characters, especially Dr. Nicky, Joe, and Peach. She is also "tolerant" and has "strong values." She really cares for Joe but it's clear that Joe can't exactly be with a super sweet, normal person...
6 Annika Attwater: ESTJ
Annika (Kathryn Gallagher)'s MBTI would be ESTJ or "Efficient Organizer." Because she's an influencer on social media, she has to think carefully about what she's posting. She sounds a lot like an ESTJ: "People with ESTJ preferences drive themselves to reach their goal, organizing people and resources in order to achieve it."
Annika has a lot of confidence and she is also "efficient." We don't see Annika a lot on the show, but we do see her and Beck hanging out with the rest of their friend group (including Peach Salinger).
5 Dr. Nicky: ISTP
Full House fans (or just fans of John Stamos, who is great) cheered when they saw the actor on this juicy show. John Stamos plays a therapist named Dr. Nicky on You who Beck starts seeing (and then starts sleeping with). As he is a therapist, Dr. Nicky's MBTI would be ISTP or "Logical Pragmatist."
He can definitely be "calm," as he can sit there and listen to his patients talk about their lives. This MBTI fits his job as well since he is a "careful observer" and "analytical."
4 Blythe: ENFP
Blythe (Hari Nef) is in the same program as Beck and is a smart and ambitious writer. She could definitely be seen as bohemian and artistic. Like Candace, her MBTI would be ENFP. She's not only "creative" but she's "independent" and also pretty "outspoken." She's passionate about both writing and reading and seems like someone who is very into the path that she's on.
We don't know a ton about her or see her a lot, but it is clear that Beck isn't super thrilled that she's in the same program as Blythe since this makes viewers realize that Beck isn't the most ambitious or perhaps even talented writer around. Beck is definitely one of those people who seems to speak to other people about being a writer more than she actually sits down and writes. Blythe seems like the total opposite of that.
3 Peach Salinger: ENTJ
Shay Mitchell is awesome as Peach Salinger, a friend of Beck's who (spoiler alert) is actually in love with her. Peach and Joe are both enjoyable to watch on You as they both scheme to figure out the real deal about one another.
Peach's MBTI is ENTJ or "Decisive Strategist." Since these are people who "see the big picture and think strategically about the future," nothing could describe her more flawlessly. Peach makes up a lot of stuff because she wants Beck to forget all about Joe and be with her instead. She's definitely a character with a lot of darkness.
2 Guinevere Beck: ESFJ
Elizabeth Lail plays Beck, the writer who Joe is so in love with that he can't stop, well, stalking her and trying to insert himself into her life so she can't escape.
Beck's MBTI is ESFJ or "Supportive Contributor." She's an interesting character because she's "sociable and outgoing" and wants to help people, like the official description says. But she has a few other layers: being really sad most of the time, living in her head, and wondering where her real place is. ESFJs are "sympathetic" and also care a lot about loyalty.
1 Joe Goldberg: INFP
Joe (Penn Badgley) is an INFP or "Thoughtful Idealist." Joe has a specific feeling about the way that the world should be, and it really bugs him that people make errors and aren't always doing what he wants. Of course, he's also a truly bad person, but he doesn't see himself like that.
INFPs have "moral commitments," which is how Joe approaches his love life. He is also "devoted" and "selective," and he "values relationships." While Joe isn't exactly the kind of guy that anyone should be going out with, he has moments when he seems "gentle" and "sensitive," just like INFPs.