History Characters / ParaNorman

24th Aug '16 6:11:46 PM Clown-Face
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* BigBrotherInstinct: To Neil. He shows concern for his little brother and tells him he shouldn't hang around normal because everyone thinks he's just a freak.

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* BigBrotherInstinct: To Neil. He shows concern for his little brother and tells him he shouldn't hang around normal Norman because everyone thinks he's just a freak.
13th Jul '16 1:24:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* RedHeadedHero: Has red hair.



* RedheadedHero: As his brother, has red hair.
22nd Jun '16 7:28:50 PM creader
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* {{Badass}}: He really stood his ground to [[spoiler:Agatha's angry ghost.]]



* ISeeDeadPeople: And it's a whole lot more prosaic to him than to the TropeNamer.


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* ISeeDeadPeople: And it's a whole lot more prosaic to him than to the TropeNamer.


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* NervesOfSteel: He really stood his ground to [[spoiler:Agatha's angry ghost.]]
15th Jun '16 11:00:41 AM rafi
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* DumbMuscle: And unlike Mitch

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* %%* DumbMuscle: And unlike Mitch Mitch...
15th Jun '16 10:04:23 AM Shadowgazer
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* NotEvilJustMisunderstood: He and the other zombies are not evil [[spoiler: anymore]] and they don't mean to harm anyone. He's only trying to find a way to [[spoiler:break the curse so he and the other zombies can be free and he can atone for what he did to Agatha.]]

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* NotEvilJustMisunderstood: He and the other zombies are not evil [[spoiler: anymore]] menacing [[spoiler:anymore]] and they don't mean to harm anyone. He's only trying to find a way to [[spoiler:break the curse so he and the other zombies can be free and he can atone for what he did to Agatha.]]
15th Jun '16 10:03:05 AM Shadowgazer
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* TheBigGuy: The huge, muscled guy who is helpful, but really smart.
%%* BuffySpeak: Frequently.

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* TheBigGuy: The huge, muscled guy who is helpful, but really reaaaally not smart.
%%* * BuffySpeak: Frequently.Frequently. It has a lot to do with his limited awareness of a situation.



* CasanovaWannabe: Repeatedly tries to impress a couple of girls, and also hits on Courtney.
%%* DumbMuscle

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* CasanovaWannabe: Repeatedly tries to impress a couple of girls, and also hits on Courtney.
%%* DumbMuscle
Courtney. Emphasis on tries.
* DumbMuscle: And unlike Mitch



* HeelFaceTurn: Well, sort of. [[spoiler:He stops bullying Norman by the end of the movie, and even protects him (along with Courtney, Neil and Mitch) from being slaughtered by the whole town]]. Although, possibly, he could be acting this way in order to impress people, especially Courtney.

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* HeelFaceTurn: Well, sort of.of zigzagged. [[spoiler:He stops bullying Norman by the end of the movie, and even protects him (along with Courtney, Neil and Mitch) from being slaughtered by the whole town]]. Although, possibly, most likely, he could be was acting this way in order to impress people, especially Courtney.



%% * DarkIsNotEvil

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%% * DarkIsNotEvilDarkIsNotEvil: [[spoiler: Ironically when they were actively evil, they were not dark but actually mundane-looking.]]



* NotEvilJustMisunderstood: He and the other zombies are not evil and they don't mean to harm anyone. He's only trying to find a way to [[spoiler:break the curse so he and the other zombies can be free and he can atone for what he did to Agatha.]]

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* NotEvilJustMisunderstood: He and the other zombies are not evil [[spoiler: anymore]] and they don't mean to harm anyone. He's only trying to find a way to [[spoiler:break the curse so he and the other zombies can be free and he can atone for what he did to Agatha.]]
25th May '16 10:56:08 PM sorako
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* HeelRealization: Now that he and the other zombies are being punished for their sins in life, Judge Hopkins has realized what a monster he was when alive and what they did to [[spoiler:Agatha]] was unforgivable.
24th May '16 11:03:27 PM sorako
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* CoolOldLady: Ghosts only stay around in the world of the living because they have unfinished business. Grandma Babcock's unfinished business? She promised she would always look out for Norman.


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* DotingGrandparent: Ghosts only stay around in the world of the living because they have unfinished business. Grandma Babcock's unfinished business? She promised she would always look out for Norman.
* FriendlyGhost: One of the kindest ghosts seen in the movie and she explicitly stayed in the mortal world to watch over her grandson.
* GrannyClassic: She's a very sweet and caring grandmother who is usually seeing knitting. She also has some attitude and great wisdom to share with her dear grandson.
24th May '16 10:40:08 PM sorako
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* BestFriend: He becomes Norman's closest friend.



* FanOfUnderdog: Everyone in the town thinks Norman is just a freak and a complete loser. Neil, on the other hand, thinks Norman is cool and his power to see ghosts is amazing.



* IncompatibleOrientation: At the end of the movie Courtney decides to stop flirting with Mitch and invites him to a movie. Mitch happily (and completely unaware that she had been flirting with him all the time) mentions that [[spoiler:his boyfriend is a ChickFlick nut]].

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* IncompatibleOrientation: At the end of the movie Courtney decides to stop flirting with Mitch and invites him to a movie. Mitch happily (and completely unaware that she had been flirting with him all the time) mentions that [[spoiler:his his boyfriend is a ChickFlick nut]].nut.



* ObliviousToLove: Mitch seems to have absolutely ''no'' clue Courtney is constantly trying to flirt with him. [[spoiler:Turns out he's gay, but he still clearly has a case of this in that he only mentioned it incidentally after failing to notice Courtney's advances for most of the movie]].

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* ObliviousToLove: Mitch seems to have absolutely ''no'' clue Courtney is constantly trying to flirt with him. [[spoiler:Turns Turns out he's gay, but he still clearly has a case of this in that he only mentioned it incidentally after failing to notice Courtney's advances for most of the movie]].movie.


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* RevengeBeforeReason: She became so obsessed with making the townspeople pay for what they did to her that [[spoiler:she completely forgot about the people who loved her and she almost completely lost herself in her rage. It's until Norman helps her remember the good things about her life and makes her realize she has to find peace to see her mother again that Agatha finally lets go of her revenge.]]
24th May '16 10:24:27 PM sorako
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* HeroWithBadPublicity: Norman is not exactly Mr. Popular in town.



* HeroWithBadPublicity: Norman is not exactly Mr. Popular in town.



* RestoredMyFaithInHumanity: At the climax of the film [[spoiler:Norman talks down the main antagonist, in part, by reminding her that there are good people in the world who cared about her, and that her personal crusade for vengeance is keeping her apart from them]].
* TheScapegoat: At first for his family.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: Norman looks a ''lot'' like [[spoiler:the witch, [[DistaffCounterpart Agatha Prenderghast]], who's a distant relative on his mother's side]].

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* RestoredMyFaithInHumanity: At the climax of the film [[spoiler:Norman talks down the main antagonist, in part, by reminding her that there are good people in the world who cared about her, RedOniBlueOni: The introverted and that her personal crusade for vengeance is keeping her apart from them]].
* TheScapegoat: At first for his family.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: Norman looks a ''lot'' like [[spoiler:the witch, [[DistaffCounterpart Agatha Prenderghast]], who's a distant relative on his mother's side]].
reserved Blue Oni to Neil's extroverted and cheerful Red Oni.



* UncannyFamilyResemblance: Norman looks a ''lot'' like [[spoiler:the witch, [[DistaffCounterpart Agatha Prenderghast]], who's a distant relative on his mother's side]].



* WiseBeyondTheirYears: What he says to [[spoiler:Aggie]] regarding revenge doesn't sound like something that would come out of an 11-year old's mouth.

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* WiseBeyondTheirYears: WiseBeyondHisYears: What he says to [[spoiler:Aggie]] regarding revenge doesn't sound like something that would come out of an 11-year old's mouth.



* CovertPervert: He watches his mom's exercise tapes and he likes to freeze frame the parts with the aerobics instructor.
* FatBestFriend: He is the indefatigable [[RedOniBlueOni red oni]] to Norman's blue oni.
--> Neil: "Don't blow this for me, Mitch. Besides, Norman's not weird. He just talks to dead people."
* FreakyIsCool: Believes this.

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* CovertPervert: DirtyKid: He watches his mom's exercise tapes and he likes to freeze frame the parts with the aerobics instructor.
* FatBestFriend: He is the indefatigable [[RedOniBlueOni red oni]] to He's Norman's blue oni.
--> Neil: "Don't blow this for me, Mitch. Besides, Norman's not weird. He just talks to dead people."
chubby and goofy best friend.
* FreakyIsCool: Believes this.The first and only person to think Norman seeing and talking with ghosts is pretty cool.



* MuggleBestFriend: He has no supernatural powers, but he thinks Norman's power to see ghosts is cool and he shows to be a true friend to Norman.



%%* OnlyFriend: To Norman.

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%%* * OnlyFriend: To Norman.He's Norman's first and only living friend.



* RedheadedHero: Has red hair.

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* RedheadedHero: RedHeadedHero: Has red hair.hair.
* RedOniBlueOni: The extroverted and cheerful Red Oni to Norman's introverted and reserved Blue Oni.



* EvenEvilHasStandards: Alvin is a prick and a bully, but he's still ''horrified'' when [[spoiler:the town tries to ''kill'' Norman]].

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: EveryoneHasStandards: Alvin is a prick and a bully, but he's still ''horrified'' when [[spoiler:the town tries to ''kill'' Norman]].



* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: The thought of [[spoiler:an innocent 11-year-old girl]] being sentenced to hangingis very unsettling.
* FreudianExcuse: Yes, she made an evil curse that rises the dead every year, but it's hard to blame her when the souls she cursed are those of [[spoiler:the people who killed her only for being different.]]

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* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: The thought of [[spoiler:an innocent 11-year-old girl]] being sentenced to hangingis hanging is very unsettling.
* FreudianExcuse: Yes, she made created an evil curse that rises the dead every year, but it's hard to blame her when the souls she cursed are those of [[spoiler:the people who killed her only for being different.]]



* ISeeDeadPeople: It's what got her [[spoiler:hanged in the first place]].

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* ISeeDeadPeople: Like Norman, she had the ability to see ghosts when alive. It's what got her [[spoiler:hanged in the first place]].



* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler:Agatha means 'good']]. Too bad the townspeople didn't take the hint.

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* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler:Agatha Agatha means 'good']].'good'. Too bad the townspeople didn't take the hint.



* OurGhostsAreDifferent: [[spoiler:Agatha Prenderghast]] has very [[ShockAndAwe interesting]] powers.

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* OurGhostsAreDifferent: [[spoiler:Agatha Prenderghast]] Agatha has very [[ShockAndAwe interesting]] powers.



* RestoredMyFaithInHumanity: Norman did this for her.

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* RestoredMyFaithInHumanity: Norman did this for her. At the climax of the film [[spoiler:Norman talks down Agatha, in part, by reminding her that there are good people in the world who cared about her, and that her personal crusade for vengeance is keeping her apart from them]].



* UnstoppableRage: She ain't happy about her lot in life, not one bit. [[spoiler: It becomes Norman's mission to stop it.]]



* UnstoppableRage: She ain't happy about her lot in life, not one bit. [[spoiler: It becomes Norman's mission to stop it.]]



* TheAtoner:He seeks to redeem the harm he's caused when he [[spoiler:ordered Agatha's execution.]]

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* TheAtoner:He TheAtoner: He seeks to redeem the harm he's caused when he [[spoiler:ordered Agatha's execution.]]


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* HangingJudge: He was this when alive. He was so ruthless and cruel that [[spoiler:he didn't hesitate to sentence a little girl to death by hanging when he found her guilty of witchcraft]].
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