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19th May '16 2:08:56 PM Berrenta
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* BlondGuysAreEvil: He's described with "wavy blond hair" and crinkling blue eyes.



* NotSoDifferent[[spoiler:Just as Billy (originally) wanted to use the mermaid for fame, Alexander wants to use her for fortune.]]

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* NotSoDifferent[[spoiler:Just NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler:Just as Billy (originally) wanted to use the mermaid for fame, Alexander wants to use her for fortune.]]
16th May '16 11:38:52 AM rt2012
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!!'''Jack Johnson'''

A kid who finds a magic potion and instructions on how to fly, and hopes to use his newfound ability to finally stick it to his rival and win the heart of his crush.

* BlessedWithSuck: He discovers that flying isn't so great after all when his fame and glory begin to overwhelm him.
* ButtMonkey: Every time it seems like he's finally going to beat Wilson at something, [[YankTheDogsChain the rug gets yanked out from under him]].
* CelebrityIsOverrated: He purposely loses the race at the end so that he can get his life and friends back, while Wilson is stuck with the burden of celebrity.
* HumiliationConga: Mia's birthday party is this to him - his shorts get ripped during a game of Twister, and Wilson one-ups him so many times that he finally just loses it and pulls a ScrewThisImOuttaHere
30th Apr '16 8:24:42 AM Snailfish
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* TheHeavy: Samantha is the one making wishes, but Clarissa carries them out, and thus ends up driving the entire plot of the book.
30th Apr '16 8:04:31 AM Snailfish
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* AdaptationalWimp: Sadly, she's little more than another mook for Slappy to boss around in the movie.


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* BewareTheNiceOnes: She's honestly one of the nicest and most reasonable figures in the Goosebumps universe. She also has powers that will royally fuck up your life and everyone around you, whether she means to or not.
* BewareTheSuperman: Causing a temporary apocalypse is one of the outcomes if ''she's on your side.''


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* RealityWarper: Arguably the most powerful entity in the series, pulling stuff like Turning back time, changing kids into animals, making seemingly everyone on the planet disappear...


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* FlatCharacter: She has some of the least motivation,backstory,or personality of any supernatural antagonist. She's only in the first book as a last minute villain, and is never seen or mentioned again.
11th Apr '16 1:18:40 PM Morgenthaler
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: It's hard to imagine that Amanda and Josh are protagonists in a ''{{Goosebumps}}'' book due to the fact that neither of them have any of the {{Flanderization}} traits prominent in the other protagonists, especially those with younger siblings. Amanda isn't a StrawLoser who is TheUnfavorite to her AnnoyingYoungerSibling, nor is Josh a raging SpoiledBrat doted on by their parents. This makes more sense when considering that they were the very first protagonists and actually set the mold for the characters to come.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: It's hard to imagine that Amanda and Josh are protagonists in a ''{{Goosebumps}}'' ''Goosebumps'' book due to the fact that neither of them have any of the {{Flanderization}} traits prominent in the other protagonists, especially those with younger siblings. Amanda isn't a StrawLoser who is TheUnfavorite to her AnnoyingYoungerSibling, nor is Josh a raging SpoiledBrat doted on by their parents. This makes more sense when considering that they were the very first protagonists and actually set the mold for the characters to come.
8th Apr '16 3:30:49 PM Snailfish
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* AntiVillain: They feast on living beings to sustain their town's existence.
* AlmightyJanitor: Compton Dawes, Dark Falls' mild mannered real estate agent, is not only a bloodsucking mutant, but he's also the most responsible for keeping the town alive.

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* AntiVillain: They feast on living beings to sustain their town's existence.existence, but seemingly hold no ill-will towards them. Some, like Karen, are rquite remorseful for their abominable lifestyle.
* AlmightyJanitor: Compton Dawes, Dark Falls' mild mannered real estate agent, is not only a bloodsucking mutant, but he's also the most responsible for keeping the town alive. alive.
* BigBad: Again, Compton Dawes. He's the one most responsible for luring new victims in his role as Estate agent, and thus keeping the town active for so long.[[spoiler:It's also possible his survival at the end of ''Dead House'' would have been the premise of the cancelled Goosebumps Gold sequel.]]



* FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon:[[spoiler: Has the face of a normal-looking pre-teen boy under his hood, despite supposedly ''burning to death'' in his past life.]]



* Hypocrite: Consistently rants that Danny is destined to die, but in the TV episode he tries to kill the kid himself to speed up the process. Needless to say, Hannah falls for none of it.

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* Hypocrite: {{Hypocrite}}: Consistently rants that Danny is destined to die, but in the TV episode he tries to kill the kid himself to speed up the process. Needless to say, Hannah falls for none of it.
* NiceJobFixingItVillain:[[spoiler: And how! He's obsessed with making sure his human self dies, but his constant harassment of Hannah only draws her ''further'' to saving him.]]


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* BigBad: The director of Camp Nightmoon, and thus the one most responsible for the horrible events that occur on its grounds.
29th Mar '16 9:08:11 AM Snailfish
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* Hypocrite: Consistently rants that Danny is destined to die, but in the TV episode he tries to kill the kid himself to speed up the process. Needless to say, Hannah falls for none of it.
24th Mar '16 5:19:05 PM SarcasmKid
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!!Shadow Spirit/[[spoiler:Danny Anderson]]

In ''The Ghost Next Door'', this mysterious, eerie entity begins following Hannah Fairchild around after she befriends Danny Anderson. Apparently invisible to everyone but Hannah, and obsessed with keeping her away from Danny, he has a deadly agenda that involves both children.

* AscendedExtra: He's not much more than a side-antagonist in the book, but he does and says a lot more in the TV episode.
* BigBad: For ''The Ghost Next Door''. [[spoiler: It backfires massively on him.]]
* DarthVaderClone: [[spoiler: A dark clad supernatural figure with a troubled childhood who was horrifically burned in the past and is trying to tempt the hero to his side? The TV episode even has him utter Vader's [[BigNo most infamous line.]]]]
* EvilFormerFriend: [[spoiler: A sociopathic supernatural version of Danny from one possible future.]]
* EvilMentor: [[spoiler: The TV episode has him try to tutor Hannah to embrace her undead condition like he has. It doesn't make a lick of difference.]]
* FreudianExcuse: [[spoiler: Danny is implied to have a miserable home life, struggling to take care of his deaf mother while his father is completely absent. Other than Hannah, who wasn't in Shadow!Danny's timeline, his only friends are street kids who peer pressure him into dangerous vandalism. His horrific death in a fire is what convinces him to give up on life altogether.]]
* FutureMeScaresMe: [[spoiler: He is little Danny Anderson from a timeline where he burned to death without Hannah to save him.]]
* TheGrimReaper: May not be a reaper himself, but he's definitely intended as a stand in for Death. This is taken to the extreme in the 90s trading card art, where he's depicted as looking ''exactly'' like the Grim Reaper.
* RedHerring: [[spoiler: ''Double'' subverted. Hannah initially believes he's Danny in ghost form. He isn't... at least not the Danny she's come to know.]]
* YouCantFightFate: [[spoiler: Constantly preaches this to Hannah to ensure his past self's demise, especially in the show. Ironically, he falls victim to this himself when his actions only ''encourage'' her to go through with saving Danny.]]
* WalkingSpoiler: One of those rare entries where [[spoiler: both main characters qualify, for different reasons.]]



!!Shadow Spirit/[[spoiler:Danny Anderson]]

In ''The Ghost Next Door'',this mysterious, eerie entity begins following Hannah Fairchild around after she befriends Danny Anderson. Apparently invisible to everyone but Hannah, and obsessed with keeping her away from Danny, he has a deadly agenda that involves both children.

* AscendedExtra: He's not much more than a side-antagonist in the book, but he does and says a lot more in the TV episode.
* BigBad: For ''The Ghost Next Door''[[spoiler:It backfires massively on him.]]
* DarthVaderClone:[[spoiler:A dark clad supernatural figure with a troubled childhood who was horrifically burned in the past and is trying to tempt the hero to his side? The TV episode even has him utter Vader's [[BigNo most infamous line.]]
* EvilFormerFriend:[[spoiler:A sociopathic supernatural version of Danny from one possible future.]]
* EvilMentor:[[spoiler:The TV episode has him try to tutor Hannah to embrace her undead condition like he has. It doesn't make a lick of difference.]]
* FreudianExcuse:[[spoiler:Danny is implied to have a miserable homelife, struggling to take care of his deaf mother while his father is completely absent. Other than Hannah,(who wasn't in Shadow!Danny's timeline) his only friends are street kids who peer pressure him into dangerous vandalism. His horrific death in a fire is what convinces him to give up on life altogether.]]
* FutureMeScaresMe:[[spoiler:He is little Danny Anderson from a timeline where he burned to death without Hannah to save him.]]
* TheGrimReaper: May not be a reaper himself, but he's definitely intended as a stand in for Death.
* RedHerring:[[spoiler:''Double'' subverted. Hannah initially believes he's Danny in ghost form. He isn't...at least not the Danny she's come to know.]]
* YouCantFightFate:[[spoiler:Constantly preaches this to Hannah to ensure his past self's demise, especially in the show. Ironically, he falls victim to this himself when his actions only ''encourage'' her to go through with saving Danny.]]
* WalkingSpoiler: One of those rare entries where [[spoiler:both main characters qualify, for different reasons.]]

22nd Mar '16 5:23:35 PM Snailfish
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* DarthVaderClone:[[spoiler:A dark clad supernatural figure with a troubled childhood who was horrifically burned in the past and is trying to tempt the hero to his side?

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* DarthVaderClone:[[spoiler:A dark clad supernatural figure with a troubled childhood who was horrifically burned in the past and is trying to tempt the hero to his side? The TV episode even has him utter Vader's [[BigNo most infamous line.]]





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\n* RedHerring:[[spoiler:''Double'' subverted. Hannah initially believes he's Danny in ghost form. He isn't...at least not the Danny she's come to know.]]
* YouCantFightFate:[[spoiler:Constantly preaches this to Hannah to ensure his past self's demise, especially in the show. Ironically, he falls victim to this himself when his actions only ''encourage'' her to go through with saving Danny.]]
* WalkingSpoiler: One of those rare entries where [[spoiler:both main characters qualify, for different reasons.]]

22nd Mar '16 4:56:10 PM Snailfish
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* DarthVaderClone:[[spoiler:A dark clad supernatural figure with a troubled childhood who was horrifically burned in the past and is trying to tempt the hero to his side?
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