Topanga Matthews (née Lawrence) is a major character in Boy Meets World and Girl Meets World.

Character information

Topanga is the mother of Riley and Auggie, and the wife of Cory. In Boy Meets World, she was pursuing a career in law, and in Girl Meets World, she is a lawyer.


Season 1

  • Pilot


  • "Topanga" is a canyon in California that hippies would frequently go to. One of the writers got stuck in traffic while driving through there, and decided it was appropriate to the character.
  • Topanga is overprotective of Riley and is closer to her than Cory.


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