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Erica Swanson is the older sister of Paige Swanson.


Erica first appears in "A Rival Prodigy and Sir Isaac Neutron" when she and her family come over to the Cooper home for a play date. She spends her time with Georgie and Missy and throughout conversations between the three of them as well as their parents, it is revealed by her father that Erica is ignored by her mother who pays attention to Paige most of the time, exactly like Georgie and Missy who are mostly neglected by their own mother.

In "Body Glitter and a Mall Safety Kit", Erica doesn't appear but is mentioned. Paige and Erica's parents, Barry and Linda, have gotten a divorce, and it is revealed that she's crying all the time after the divorce.


  • Like Georgie and Missy, Erica is often ignored by her mother who pays attention to Paige mostly.
  • In her first appearance, she says she's in the eighth grade.
  • She and Paige shared a room together before their parents' divorce.
  • She became friends with Georgie and Missy.
  • Erica is played by Ella Anderson who played Piper in Henry Danger.


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Main Characters Main Sheldon Cooper  ‧  Mary Cooper  ‧  George Cooper Sr.  ‧  George Cooper Jr.  ‧  Missy Cooper  ‧  Meemaw  ‧  Jeff Difford  ‧  Billy Sparks  ‧  Amanda McAllister
Recurring and Minor Characters John Sturgis  ‧ Tam Nguyen  ‧  Paige Swanson  ‧  Veronica Duncan  ‧  Brenda Sparks  ‧  Herschel Sparks  ‧  Victoria McElroy  ‧  Evelyn Ingram  ‧  Wayne Wilkins  ‧  Hubert Givens  ‧  Sheryl Hutchins  ‧  Gene Lundy  ‧  Tom Petersen  ‧  Le Nguyen  ‧  Trang Nguyen  ‧  Mai Nguyen  ‧  Kim-Ly Nguyen   ‧  Barry Swanson  ‧  Linda Swanson  ‧  Erica Swanson  ‧  Dale Ballard  ‧  Selena  ‧  Robin Difford  ‧  Jana  ‧  Marcus Larson  ‧  June  ‧  Grant Linkletter  ‧ Linda Hagemeyer  ‧ Pat  ‧ Professor Boucher  ‧ Jim McAllister  ‧ Audrey McAllister  ‧ Amber