Occasionally, she has to get between her best friends Sam and Freddie when the two argue too much.She gets good grades and usually stays out of trouble, except for when she takes the blame for Sam's wrongdoing.
In i Make Sam Girlier, Sam tells Carly that she is "soft and girly and weak." and in i Take on Dingo, Sam called her "prissy." Carly agreed with this, referring to herself as "the prissiest." It was shown in i Space Out and confirmed in i Sam's Mom that Carly suffers from claustrophobia and freaks out if she is locked in a small space for a long time; however, in i Psycho, she seems only mildly distressed when Nora locks her, Sam and Freddie in her sound booth.
(There's an exception in i Sam's Mom - sort of, when she and Sam are making up and say they love each other). Carly: No, they're late 'cause she was bleaching her mustache. Sam: Yeah, probably, with some medication my mom can't afford. Sam: Ever since my mom and I have been going to therapy, she's trying to be a better parent, so she packed me a lunch. [Sam groans; Carly searches through Sam's lunchbag] A Fat Cake...
She is shown to be quite irresponsible at times, such as when she drove a car right after having had laser eye surgery and ended up destroying the locker #239 with her car when she drove it into one of the school's walls due to her bad eyesight at that time. [After Nora texted Sam's mother that everything is going alright:] Nora: [reading the answer Sam´s mom texted] 'I finally popped that thing on my back'.
8-D) and has had a crush on her since the day they met.
In the final episode of i Carly, i Goodbye, Carly took the difficult decision to move to Italy to be with her father for a period of time ("taking a break for a while"). Carly is a nice, easy going, and caring person who would do anything for her friends, although she can be whimsical at times when she doesn't get things her way, such as in i Look Alike, when Spencer refuses to let her go to a wrestling match.