History Characters / GoodLuckCharlie

23rd Apr '16 9:31:23 PM aye_amber
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** Older viewers might notice a few striking resemblances to [[FastTimesAtRidgemontHigh Jeff Spicoli]]. Take away the surfer accent, the BrilliantButLazy facets of Spicoli and the fact that Disney can't feature [[TheStoner the main trait that everyone remembers Spicoli for]], and you have PJ.

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** Older viewers might notice a few striking resemblances to [[FastTimesAtRidgemontHigh [[Film/FastTimesAtRidgemontHigh Jeff Spicoli]]. Spicoli.]] Take away the surfer accent, the BrilliantButLazy facets of Spicoli and the fact that Disney can't feature [[TheStoner the main trait that everyone remembers Spicoli for]], and you have PJ.
4th Mar '16 1:35:07 PM TotalDramaRox97
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* CharacterDevelopment: He becomes noticeable smarter and more ambitious as the series goes on.
17th Dec '15 11:04:44 PM annette12
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* FriendlyFriendly: Her relationship with Mary Lou, Ivy's mom.

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* FriendlyFriendly: FriendlyRivalry: Her relationship with Mary Lou, Ivy's mom.



* MamaBear: Actually used by the Duncans to describe Amy - and [[JustifiedTrope she owns the trope]] ''[[RuleOfCool to very]] [[RuleOfFunny good effect]]''.
** In simple terms: fuck with her offspring... and you ''will'' pay for it.

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* MamaBear: Actually used by the Duncans to describe Amy - and [[JustifiedTrope she owns the trope]] ''[[RuleOfCool to very]] [[RuleOfFunny good effect]]''.
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effect]]''. In simple terms: fuck mess with her offspring... and you ''will'' pay for it.
17th Dec '15 11:03:33 PM annette12
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* [[AloofBigBrother Aloof Big Sister]]: To Gabe.
* TheBGrade

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* [[AloofBigBrother Aloof Big Sister]]: AloofBigSister: To Gabe.
* TheBGradeTheBGrade: In the episode "Teddy's Little Helper", Teddy uses Charlie to help her get out of the [[SarcasmMode abomination]] of getting a B in English class on her progress report. HilarityEnsues.



* CatchPhrase: "Good luck, Charlie", though it's frequently [[BorrowedCatchphrase borrowed.]]
** [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] in "Future Drama":

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* CatchPhrase: "Good luck, Charlie", though it's frequently [[BorrowedCatchphrase borrowed.]]
** [[LampshadeHanging
]][[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] in "Future Drama":



* FollowInMyFootsteps: Amy pushes Teddy to try to be the school mascot, purely because she was the mascot when she was a student.
** Amy also pushes Teddy to wear her old prom dress to Prom. Teddy then hides a prom dress in the bushes so she is able to wear a prom dress more fitting of her style.
* GenderBlenderName
* GenreSavvy

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* FollowInMyFootsteps: Amy pushes Teddy to try to be the school mascot, purely because she was the mascot when she was a student.
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student. Amy also pushes Teddy to wear her old prom dress to Prom. Teddy then hides a prom dress in the bushes so she is able to wear a prom dress more fitting of her style.
* GenderBlenderName
* GenreSavvy
GenderBlenderName: {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d in "Take Mel Out to the Ballgame":
-->'''Mel:''' Teddy? Charlie? Doesn't your dad know any girl names?



* OfficialCouple: With Spencer, as of "Charlie Goes Viral", [[spoiler:and up until "Girl Bites Dog". Restarted in "Can You Keep a Secret?", up until "All Fall Down"]]

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* OfficialCouple: OfficialCouple:
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With Spencer, as of "Charlie Goes Viral", [[spoiler:and up until "Girl Bites Dog". Restarted in "Can You Keep a Secret?", up until "All Fall Down"]]



* TomboyishName

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* TomboyishNameTomboyishName: She has a boyish name like her sister Charlie.



* FriendlyEnemy: Her relationship with Mary Lou, Ivy's mom.
** FriendlyRivalry

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* FriendlyEnemy: FriendlyFriendly: Her relationship with Mary Lou, Ivy's mom.
** FriendlyRivalry
mom.



* HospitalHottie

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* HospitalHottieHospitalHottie: She's an attractive nurse.



-->'''PJ:''' We used to do all ''kinds'' of fun stuff.\\
'''Gabe:''' When did that stop?\\
'''Teddy:''' Let's see... how old are you?



* DeadpanSnarker

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* DeadpanSnarkerDeadpanSnarker: He's ''constantly'' sarcastic.



* [[SheIsAllGrownUp He Is All Grown Up]]: As of the Season 4 premiere.
* {{Jerkass}}
** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He has his moments.

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* [[SheIsAllGrownUp He Is All Grown Up]]: HeIsAllGrownUp: As of the Season 4 premiere.
* {{Jerkass}}
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JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He has his moments.



* ThePrankster
* TheSnarkKnight

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* ThePrankster
ThePrankster: He's known for being a troublemaker.
* TheSnarkKnightTheSnarkKnight: Gabe and Mrs. Dabney [[SerialEscalation all work this trope like dogs on a T-bone]].



* TheUnfavorite

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* TheUnfavorite
TheUnfavorite: Things are so hectic in the series premiere that the rest of the family forgets to feed him.



* CharacterDevelopment: She gets a lot more characterization in seasons 3 and 4. As she grows up, she seems to take after Gabe, who was jealous of her, whereas now Charlie is jealous of Toby. She also appears to be shaping up to be a troublemaker, like Gabe. She's also inherited her [[SmallNameBigEgo mother's ego]] which has lead Amy and Bob to say she's her mother's daughter.

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* CharacterDevelopment: CharacterDevelopment:
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She gets a lot more characterization in seasons 3 and 4. As she grows up, she seems to take after Gabe, who was jealous of her, whereas now Charlie is jealous of Toby. She also appears to be shaping up to be a troublemaker, like Gabe. She's also inherited her [[SmallNameBigEgo mother's ego]] which has lead Amy and Bob to say she's her mother's daughter.



* [[EvilDetectingDog Evil Detecting Baby]]: In "Girl Bites Dog", Charlie bites Spencer because she somehow knows [[spoiler:he's cheating on Teddy.]]

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* [[EvilDetectingDog Evil Detecting Baby]]: EvilDetectingBaby: In "Girl Bites Dog", Charlie bites Spencer because she somehow knows [[spoiler:he's cheating on Teddy.]]



* GenderBlenderName

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* GenderBlenderNameGenderBlenderName: Charlie.



* TomboyishName

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* TomboyishName
TomboyishName: She has a boyish name, just like her sister Teddy.



* AndStarring

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* AndStarringAndStarring: "With Eric Allen Kramer"



* AndStarring

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* AndStarringAndStarring: "and Jason Dolley"



* TheDitz
** GeniusDitz: It's been stated and proven that he's the best cook in the house.



* DumbassTeenageSon
* DumbBlonde
* GenreSavvy

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* DumbassTeenageSon
DumbassTeenageSon: A good example would be his boss putting him on the case to find out whose been stealing chicken from the restaurant. It was the boss himself, and he put PJ on the case because he figured he was too stupid to work it out.
* DumbBlonde
* GenreSavvy
DumbBlonde: PJ is the family Ditz and has blonde hair.



* {{Expy}}: PJ is a grungier, working-class version of [[CoryInTheHouse Newt Livingston]]. This is made even more pronounced by the fact that the same actor plays both characters. PJ is probably smarter than Newt, but the characters on this show are smarter too, so it balances out.

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* {{Expy}}: {{Expy}}:
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PJ is a grungier, working-class version of [[CoryInTheHouse Newt Livingston]]. This is made even more pronounced by the fact that the same actor plays both characters. PJ is probably smarter than Newt, but the characters on this show are smarter too, so it balances out.



* GeniusDitz: It's been stated and proven that he's the best cook in the house.



* ObfuscatingStupidity: Hinted at, as when he's focused, he's surprisingly on the ball. Mrs. Dabney even lampshades it: "Sometimes youre smart, sometimes you're dumb. Hard to keep up."



* SmarterThanYouLook: Hinted at, as when he's focused, he's surprisingly on the ball. Mrs. Dabney even lampshades it: "Sometimes youre smart, sometimes you're dumb. Hard to keep up."



* FriendlyEnemy: Sees Amy as this
** FriendlyRivalry

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* FriendlyEnemy: FriendlyRivalry: Sees Amy as this
** FriendlyRivalry
this



* TheWoobie
12th Dec '15 12:09:53 PM windyshadow32
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* StageMom
25th Oct '15 4:05:51 PM windyshadow32
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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/emea_glc_cc_char_amy_1.png]]
5th Jul '15 10:52:06 AM DanTD
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* SadSack

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* SadSackTheWoobie
19th Jun '15 8:55:09 PM DanTD
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!!Mary Lou Wentz

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!!Mary Lou WentzWentz (ElliaEnglish)


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!!Vonnie (CyrinaFiallo)

Friend of Teddy's since the episode "T-Wrecks."
* SadSack
10th May '15 7:55:48 PM nombretomado
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* {{Expy}}: Ivy is clearly [[{{Glee}} Mercedes]].

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* {{Expy}}: Ivy is clearly [[{{Glee}} [[Series/{{Glee}} Mercedes]].
30th Nov '14 3:34:19 PM JamesSwann
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** In simple terms: fuck with her offspring... and you ''will'' pay for it.



* BerserkButton: This cannot be stressed enough: Do '''not''' call Amy "crazy" or "a pest" in front of Bob. Yes Mr. Piper, we're talking to you.

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* BerserkButton: This cannot be stressed enough: Do '''not''' call Amy "crazy" or "a pest" in front of Bob.Bob - unless you're family... or Amy. Yes Mr. Piper, we're talking to you.
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