The show featured Kenan Rockmore, a high schooler who works at Rigby's mini grocery store. Kel Kimble is his orange soda-loving best friend. Chris Potter is Kenan's boss at Rigby's. At Kenan's home life there is his mother Sheryl, his bald father Roger, and his Kel-loving sister Kyra. By 1998 the show introduced Sharla. Sharla works with Kenan at Rigby's. Chris hired her because he thought Kenan couldn't do the job but she was there to help Kenan out. While there, Sharla starts to develop a crush on Kenan. But Kenan never realized until she told him.