Welcome to Myrtle Manor is an American reality television series on TLC that premiered on March 3, 2013, with filming of the first season taking place from August to November 2012.TLC ordered a second season in May 2013 that will consist of ten episodes and debut in 2014. Filming for the second season began the last week of June 2013 and is expected to finish in October 2013.
Welcome to Myrtle Manor documents the lives and problems of the residents at Myrtle Manor — also named Patrick's Mobile Home Park — a trailer park community located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The series includes drinking, relationship drama and the struggle as Cecil hands over the park to his youngest daughter, Becky. Some of the cast members have lived in the park for years, others had just arrived.
Cecil Patrick—Cecil is Becky's father, Jeana's brother-in-law and the official owner of the trailer park. His father built Myrtle Manor.
Becky Robertson—Becky is the newest landlord of the trailer park. The trailer park has been within Becky's family for years, and now her father has passed management of it onto her.
Curtis Robertson—Curtis is Becky's husband and Alyson's dad.
Jeana—"Miss Jeana" is Becky's aunt. After a 20 year marriage, she moved to the park once her divorce was settled.
Alyson—Alyson is Becky's youngest daughter. She's currently enrolled in school for business in hopes to own the park herself in the future.
Chelsey— Chelsey is the owner of a start-up hot dog business on wheels named Darlin' Dog. Her constant partying puts her life in jeopardy. In the episode Trouble in Weiner-dise, Chelsey fires Lindsay after refusing to work due to her constant desire to party which leads to her being kicked out of their trailer. In the episode Bogged Down in Love, Chelsey begins to date Jared and the two get married in the season one finale.
Lindsay Brooke Colbert—Lindsay is the co-owner of the hot dog business with Chelsey. She is also infatuated with partying rather than working. In the episode Trouble in Weiner-dise, Lindsay is fired by Chelsey after refusing to work due to her constant desire to party which leads to her being kicked out of their trailer. Later, within the same episode, Lindsay and Amanda get into a physical altercation — leaving Becky no choice but to evict her from the park. Colbert was arrested on April 28, 2013, and charged with first-offense driving under the influence, liquor law violation, driving more than 15 miles per hour over the speed limit and a seat belt violation.
Amanda Lee Adams—Amanda is the hard working one of the group at the Darlin' Dog hot dog business. Adams was arrested on April 26, 2013, and charged with DUI. Police discovered Adams and her black Jeep Wrangler smashed head on into an electric pole. She admitted to "consuming three beers and four shots", then took a breathalyzer test and blew a .20, more than twice the legal limit in South Carolina.
Jessica Burke—Jessica is Taylor's ex-girlfriend after she accused him of peeing on her bed. She is known for her unique style and being flirtatious. Jessica joins Darlin' Dogs as the mascot within episode seven.
Gina—Gina grew up in the trailer park but has since left. She is a co-owner of the park's hair salon, Tangulls.
Roy—Roy is a former drag queen and also a co-owner of Tangulls.
Taylor Jonathan Burt—Taylor is a local club promoter. Although he is single he still has feelings for his ex-girlfriend, Jessica, he still enjoys being the king of the nightlife at the club. Burt was arrested on April 27, 2013, and charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor younger than 16-years-old. As of the day after the arrest, the incident is still under investigation.
Gus—Gus is Taylor's dog but is also considered his best friend and wing man.
Anne Johnson—Anne is Taylor's mother, who lives right across the street from her son. She enjoys drinking but also shares her words of wisdom throughout the park.
Jared— Becky sees something in Jared that no one else does, which is mostly why he resides rent free in the park. Jared develops a relationship with Chelsey over the course of the first season and the couple gets married in the season one finale.
Marvin—Marvin is the head of security at the park.
Bandit—Bandit writes show tunes but his luxury trailer violates many health codes. He's since been evicted.
Miss Peggy Beaulieu—Miss Peggy is the oldest resident in Myrtle Manor, who's lived in there for more than 30 years. She might be old but her personality is still young.
Shellie—Shellie is the only Wiccan in the park. She's the owner of a metal club named the Sound Hole.
Myrtle Manor is divided following Taylor and Jessica's dramatic split. Lindsay and Amanda feud which causes tension at Darlin' Dogs. Anne is distraught when her cat becomes ill but the community comes together to provide their support.
The residents have a community yard sale but Becky is under scrutiny from Cecil, who chooses to change things around the park. Marvin closes his mattress investigation with a town meeting revealing the culprit.
It's time for Myrtle Manor's "Chicken Bog" cook-off but things take a turn for the worse when someone wreaks havoc. Jared starts to think about getting a better paying job in order to continue his growing relationship with Chelsey.
Wedding bells are ringing at Myrtle Manor, which means Becky has some major prep work to do. Chelsey learns that her family won't be able to attend her wedding.
The series has racked up negative reviews all around. Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes has called the show "fictional". Tangulls, a small salon business within the park, was created specifically for the series. One of the "residents", Taylor Burt, explained that Jupiter Entertainment approached him to help scout locations to film then later invited him to live within the park so he could take part in the series.