History Literature / MrMen

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** Little Miss Naughty is so named because of her tendency to play mean spirited pranks on people [[ForTheEvulz for fun]]
15th Sep '17 6:50:08 PM Sapphirea2
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* UnexpectedCharacter: [[spoiler: Cybermats]] in ''Dr. Twelfth'', which factor into TheReveal.
15th Sep '17 6:49:12 PM Sapphirea2
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* PinkMeansFeminine: Played straight several times. Of the seven female characters to turn up in the first eight books, three -- Victoria, Sarah Jane, and Rose -- are pink (each gets a different shade/tint). The four women who aren't pink are Susan, Ace, River Song, and Missy. Note that of these four, three are at least part-Gallifreyan, while Ace is ''not'' a character who would be caught dead in pink!

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* PinkMeansFeminine: Played straight several times. Of the seven female characters to turn up in the first eight books, three -- Victoria, Sarah Jane, and Rose -- are pink (each gets a different shade/tint). The four women who aren't pink aversions are Susan, Ace, River Song, and Missy. Note that of these four, three are at least part-Gallifreyan, while Susan (light blue), Ace is ''not'' (turquoise, possibly because she's not a character who would be caught dead in pink!wear pink willingly), River Song (orange), and Missy (PurpleIsTheNewBlack).


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* StableTimeLoop: One book, [[spoiler: ''Dr. Fourth'']], turns out to involve this. It takes ''lots'' of practice.
15th Sep '17 6:43:19 PM Sapphirea2
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* NiceHat: Any character who has one of these in ''Who'' canon (First, Fourth, Seventh, and Eleventh Doctors, plus Susan and Missy) has them in these books as well.

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* NiceHat: Any character who has one of these in ''Who'' canon (First, Fourth, Seventh, and Eleventh Doctors, plus Susan Susan, Jamie, Captain Jack Harkness, and Missy) has them in these books as well.books. Dr. Ninth considers buying one of these at the start of his book, but shopgirl Rose doesn't think the one he wants (actually Four's fedora) suits him.
* PinkMeansFeminine: Played straight several times. Of the seven female characters to turn up in the first eight books, three -- Victoria, Sarah Jane, and Rose -- are pink (each gets a different shade/tint). The four women who aren't pink are Susan, Ace, River Song, and Missy. Note that of these four, three are at least part-Gallifreyan, while Ace is ''not'' a character who would be caught dead in pink!
* PurpleIsTheNewBlack: Villainess Missy is purple, reflecting her usual outfit and invocation of this trope in the TV show.


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* TwiceToldTale: ''Dr. Ninth'' is a PlayedForLaughs retelling of [[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E1Rose "Rose"]], the first episode of the TV show's revival, with Captain Jack Harkness added to the story (he didn't meet Nine and Rose until "The Empty Child").
5th Sep '17 2:13:36 PM 793ws
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* UnwantedAssistance: Little Miss Helpful has a tendency to make things worse when she tries to help people.
1st Sep '17 1:53:47 PM PowerfulLewpster
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* LotsAndLotsOfCharacters: There have been a total of 84 Mr. Men and Little Misses in the series, including upcoming characters Mr. Marvellous and Miss Fabulous.

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* LotsAndLotsOfCharacters: There have been a total of 84 at least ''90'' Mr. Men and Little Misses in the series, including upcoming characters Mr. Marvellous and Miss Fabulous.non-canon characters.
22nd Aug '17 2:14:46 PM 793ws
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* NonIronicClown: Mr. Funny


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* TheHyena: Little Miss Giggles is so named because she can't stop giggling.
21st Aug '17 4:23:09 PM cartoonfan945
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* {{Retcon}}: Mr. Uppity is described as the rudest person, though this was changed to "second" rudest once Mr. Rude was added.
* RichBitch: Both Mr. Uppity and Miss Splendid are very rich and snobby towards the other characters, though Miss Splendid is a bit nicer in the 1990s cartoons..



** Dr. Ninth is just Mr. Mean with short hair.

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** Dr. Ninth is and Eleventh are just Mr. Mean with short hair.hair.
** Dr. Tenth is similar to Mr. Rush.
9th Aug '17 12:31:04 AM 793ws
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** Mr. Wrong wears a flower pot for a hat, he wears one shoe that's black and one shoe that's brown, calls a worm a dog instead of a worm, calls a postman a doctor instead of a postman and calls his elderly neighbor Mr. Twinkle instead of Mrs. Twinkle.
3rd Aug '17 6:12:06 PM tropower
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There have been three animated series based on the books. The first two, ''Mr. Men'' (1974/1983) and ''The Mr. Men And Little Miss'' (1995-1997), were based closely on the original stories. The third, ''WesternAnimation/TheMrMenShow'' (2008), was a sketch show featuring the characters.

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There have been three animated series based on the books. The first two, ''Mr. Men'' (1974/1983) and ''The Mr.''Mr. Men And Little Miss'' (1995-1997), were based closely on the original stories. The third, ''The Mr. Men Show'' (1997) featured live-action comedy segments, and redubbed versions of the 1990s stories. The fourth, also called ''WesternAnimation/TheMrMenShow'' (2008), was a sketch show featuring the characters.


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The characters also appeared on Arby's kids' meals in the 1980s.
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