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4th Sep '16 1:10:01 PM nombretomado
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-->-- '''Marilla Cuthbert''', ''AnneOfGreenGables''

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-->-- '''Marilla Cuthbert''', ''AnneOfGreenGables''
''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables''



* ''AnneOfGreenGables'': Anne tries to dye her hair "a beautiful raven-black". Unfortunately, [[JustifiedTrope she buys the dye from a dubious source and red hair is known to do strange things with dye]] (not to mention the local soil contains so much iron oxide (aka rust) that the roads are red, presumably the rust in the wellwater has played a part as well in this reaction). Her hair turns a hideous bronze-green, and Marilla is forced to cut it ''very'' short. Due to morals at the time, there was definitely AnAesop against vanity in this chapter, and Anne learns to accept the fact that she has red hair.

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* ''AnneOfGreenGables'': ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'': Anne tries to dye her hair "a beautiful raven-black". Unfortunately, [[JustifiedTrope she buys the dye from a dubious source and red hair is known to do strange things with dye]] (not to mention the local soil contains so much iron oxide (aka rust) that the roads are red, presumably the rust in the wellwater has played a part as well in this reaction). Her hair turns a hideous bronze-green, and Marilla is forced to cut it ''very'' short. Due to morals at the time, there was definitely AnAesop against vanity in this chapter, and Anne learns to accept the fact that she has red hair.
8th Aug '16 2:07:42 PM S123
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* In ''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody''[=/=]''Series/HannahMontana''[=/=]''Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'', Miley tries to dye her hair blonde and it ends up green.
** Cody also tries to dye his hair and it ends up bright red.

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* In ''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody''[=/=]''Series/HannahMontana''[=/=]''Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'', Miley tries to dye her hair blonde and it ends up green.
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''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody'' Cody also tries to dye his hair and it ends up bright red.
25th Jun '16 4:26:43 PM WillKeaton
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* Liz from ''ComicStrip/ForBetterOrForWorse'' goes for a dye job, and apparently ends up with her hair bright purple.

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* Liz from ''ComicStrip/ForBetterOrForWorse'' goes for a dye job, and apparently ends up with her hair bright purple. We say "apparently" because it's a black and white comic strip.
23rd May '16 10:06:17 AM Doug86
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* This got blended with a GreenAesop, of all things, in an episode of ''DifferentStrokes''. Kimberly tried washing/rinsing her hair with rainwater caught in a copper bowl. However, it was acid rain, which reacted with the metal and left a layer of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verdigris verdigris]] on her hair.

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* This got blended with a GreenAesop, of all things, in an episode of ''DifferentStrokes''.''Series/DiffrentStrokes''. Kimberly tried washing/rinsing her hair with rainwater caught in a copper bowl. However, it was acid rain, which reacted with the metal and left a layer of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verdigris verdigris]] on her hair.
22nd May '16 3:04:08 PM SquirrelGuy
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* On ''Series/TheLoveBoat'' episode subtitled "Green, But Not Jolly", cruise director Julie boards the ship with a new platinum-blonde hairdo. When it becomes clear that the ship crew really doesn't like the new do, she decides to dye it during the cruise. But when Julie fails to follow the directions and sleeps with the dye in place, by the next morning her hair is green.
28th Jan '16 10:15:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''BrideWars'': "My hair's blue! '''''IT'S BUH-LUE!'''''"

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* ''BrideWars'': ''Film/BrideWars'': "My hair's blue! '''''IT'S BUH-LUE!'''''"
31st Dec '15 8:22:19 PM Prfnoff
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* In Robert Service's poem ''The Baldness of Chewed-Ear'', Chewed-Ear Jenkins wagers $1,000 that his wife can't cure his baldness. The wife tries every hair tonic she can find, even selling stock to Chewed-Ear's friends so they'll try their own ideas on him. When their combined ministrations start to work, Chewed-Ear tries to cheat them by shaving and applying hair-destroying drugs to his scalp when they're not looking. The unholy combination of hair restorers and hair destroyers eventually makes the hair come in - ''green''.

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* In Robert Service's Creator/RobertWService's poem ''The Baldness of Chewed-Ear'', Chewed-Ear Jenkins wagers $1,000 that his wife can't cure his baldness. The wife tries every hair tonic she can find, even selling stock to Chewed-Ear's friends so they'll try their own ideas on him. When their combined ministrations start to work, Chewed-Ear tries to cheat them by shaving and applying hair-destroying drugs to his scalp when they're not looking. The unholy combination of hair restorers and hair destroyers eventually makes the hair come in - ''green''.
3rd Dec '15 2:25:06 PM margdean56
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* This was used to explain Princess Sally's varying hair/fur coloring in the early issues of ''ComicBook/SonicTheHedgehog'': during a mission, Sally fell into a vat of chemicals. Though she came out unscathed, attempts to wash the chemicals out lead her fur and hair being miscolored (from red hair and brown fur, to blonde hair and red fur, to black hair and pink fur and back to red and brown).

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* This was used to explain Princess Sally's varying hair/fur coloring in the early issues of ''ComicBook/SonicTheHedgehog'': during a mission, Sally fell into a vat of chemicals. Though she came out unscathed, attempts to wash the chemicals out lead led to her fur and hair being miscolored (from red hair and brown fur, to blonde hair and red fur, to black hair and pink fur and back to red and brown).
3rd Dec '15 2:23:48 PM margdean56
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This is a SubTrope of CosmeticCatastrophe specific to hair coloring. Also compare NeverTrustAHairTonic. KaleidoscopeHair can occur if Alice keeps re-dying her hair.

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This is a SubTrope of CosmeticCatastrophe specific to hair coloring. Also compare NeverTrustAHairTonic. KaleidoscopeHair can occur if Alice keeps re-dying re-dyeing her hair.
23rd Nov '15 7:32:40 PM bwburke94
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[[caption-width-right:350:Oh... [[{{Understatement}} That's not good.]]]]
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