History Literature / TheMagicSchoolBus

9th Mar '17 9:57:42 PM Berrenta
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* BreakingTheFourthWall: See AcceptableBreaksFromReality above.



* {{CliffhangerCopout}}/WhatCliffhanger: Used these tropes frequently between commercial breaks.

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%% * {{CliffhangerCopout}}/WhatCliffhanger: CliffhangerCopout: Used these tropes frequently between commercial breaks.



* ConspicuouslyLightPatch

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%% * ConspicuouslyLightPatch



* DifferentInEveryEpisode: Ms. Frizzle changes her dress in every episode to reflect the subject covered.
** Her earrings and shoes, too.

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* DifferentInEveryEpisode: DifferentInEveryEpisode:
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Ms. Frizzle changes her dress dress, earrings, and shoes in every episode to reflect the subject covered.
** Her earrings and shoes, too.
covered.



** DidntWantAnAdventure: "''Please'' let this be a normal field trip."

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** DidntWantAnAdventure: "''Please'' -->"''[[DidntWantAnAdventure Please]]'' let this be a normal field trip."



** FriendToBugs: Again, Phoebe. Of course, that's to be expected being that this is a science-themed show aimed at children...

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** * FriendToBugs: Again, Phoebe. Of course, that's to be expected being that this is a science-themed show aimed at children...



* HairColorDissonance: The color Arnold's hair is drawn makes it hard to tell whether he's supposed to be a blond or a redhead.

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* HairColorDissonance: HairColorDissonance:
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The color Arnold's hair is drawn makes it hard to tell whether he's supposed to be a blond or a redhead.



** [[FridgeBrilliance Maybe it follows]] ClarkesThirdLaw.



* PungeonMaster: Carlos
** CollectiveGroan[=/=]PhraseCatcher: "CARLOS!"
*** GenerationXerox: "MR. RAMON!"

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* PungeonMaster: Carlos
** CollectiveGroan[=/=]PhraseCatcher: "CARLOS!"
*** GenerationXerox: "MR. RAMON!"
Carlos's shtick is making puns. [[GenerationXerox Same goes for Mr. Ramon, his father.]]
20th Feb '17 9:09:55 PM ElSquibbonator
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* AmbiguousGender: The only reason we know Liz is female is because everyone refers to her using female pronouns. Justified in that most reptiles display little to no sexual dimorphism.
** However, Liz seems to be a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson%27s_chameleon Jackson's chameleon]], but only the ''males'' of that species have those trademark horns, making her a case of AnimalGenderBender.

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* AmbiguousGender: The only reason we know Liz is female is because everyone refers to her using female pronouns. Justified in that most reptiles display little to no sexual dimorphism.
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However, Liz seems to be a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson%27s_chameleon Jackson's chameleon]], but only the ''males'' of that species have those trademark horns, making her a case of AnimalGenderBender.
20th Feb '17 9:09:23 PM ElSquibbonator
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* AmbiguouslyHuman: Ms. Frizzle.

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** However, Liz seems to be a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson%27s_chameleon Jackson's chameleon]], but only the ''males'' of that species have those trademark horns, making her a case of AnimalGenderBender.
* AmbiguouslyHuman: Ms. Frizzle.
18th Feb '17 8:33:41 AM JustTroper
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** In ''[[TheMagicSchoolBusS2E4GoingBatty Going Batty]]'', it is strongly implied that she intentionally played up the "vampire" image (took the children's parents to a castle, gave them tomato juice that looks very much like blood and made it appear as if they had turned into bats) to lure the kids on another trip and make them learn more about bats.

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** In ''[[TheMagicSchoolBusS2E4GoingBatty ''[[Recap/TheMagicSchoolBusS2E4GoingBatty Going Batty]]'', it is strongly implied that she intentionally played up the "vampire" image (took the children's parents to a castle, gave them tomato juice that looks very much like blood and made it appear as if they had turned into bats) to lure the kids on another trip and make them learn more about bats.
18th Feb '17 3:14:23 AM JustTroper
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* FriendlyScheming: Some of the stories have Mrs. Frizzle play jokes on kids and deliberately mislead them, so that they would learn some new things on their own.
** In ''[[TheMagicSchoolBusS2E4GoingBatty Going Batty]]'', it is strongly implied that she deliberately played up the "vampire" image (took the children's parents to a castle, gave them tomato juice that looks very much like blood and made it appear as if they had turned into bats) to lure the kids on another trip and make them learn more about bats.

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* FriendlyScheming: Some of the stories have Mrs. Frizzle [[TricksterMentor play jokes on kids and deliberately mislead them, them]], so that they would learn some new things on their own.
** In ''[[TheMagicSchoolBusS2E4GoingBatty Going Batty]]'', it is strongly implied that she deliberately intentionally played up the "vampire" image (took the children's parents to a castle, gave them tomato juice that looks very much like blood and made it appear as if they had turned into bats) to lure the kids on another trip and make them learn more about bats.
17th Feb '17 2:01:39 PM JustTroper
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* FriendlyScheming: Some of the episodes have Mrs. Frizzle play jokes on kids and deliberately mislead them, so that they would learn some new things.

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* FriendlyScheming: Some of the episodes stories have Mrs. Frizzle play jokes on kids and deliberately mislead them, so that they would learn some new things.things on their own.
17th Feb '17 2:01:03 PM JustTroper
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* FriendlyScheming: Some of the episodes have Mrs. Frizzle play jokes on kids and deliberately mislead them, so that they would learn some new things.
** In ''[[TheMagicSchoolBusS2E4GoingBatty Going Batty]]'', it is strongly implied that she deliberately played up the "vampire" image (took the children's parents to a castle, gave them tomato juice that looks very much like blood and made it appear as if they had turned into bats) to lure the kids on another trip and make them learn more about bats.
** In ''[[Recap/TheMagicSchoolBusS2E12ColdFeet Cold Feet]]'', this was partly unintentional: she ''wanted'' to tell the class what really happened to Liz, but seeing their reactions, she decided it would be better if she played along and [[FigureItOutYourself let them learn on their own]].
8th Feb '17 11:00:28 PM TroperNo9001
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Creator/{{Netflix}} is currently developing a reboot of the series, starring Creator/KateMcKinnon as the voice of Ms. Fiona Frizzle, Valerie's sister.

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Creator/{{Netflix}} is currently developing a reboot of the series, starring Creator/KateMcKinnon as the voice of Ms. Fiona Frizzle, Valerie's younger sister.
8th Feb '17 6:50:33 PM TroperNo9001
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Creator/{{Netflix}} is currently developing a reboot of the series, starring Creator/KateMcKinnon as the voice of Ms. Frizzle.

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Creator/{{Netflix}} is currently developing a reboot of the series, starring Creator/KateMcKinnon as the voice of Ms. Frizzle.
Fiona Frizzle, Valerie's sister.
8th Feb '17 1:21:51 PM pepsimax
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A reboot has been announced on Netflix.

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A Creator/{{Netflix}} is currently developing a reboot has been announced on Netflix.
of the series, starring Creator/KateMcKinnon as the voice of Ms. Frizzle.
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