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13th Jun '16 7:11:39 PM Pichu-kun
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* [[Literature/HarryPotter Hermione Granger]] has the 'nerdy girl frizz' version of these curls, including the classic scene where she straightens them out and transforms into a beauty (once, for a dance, and it took hours and a lot of magical hair-care potions and we never see her do it again).
** In the movies, we don't need to, as EmmaWatson has naturally straight hair. Which meant it took hours and a lot of magical hair-care potions to frizz it out originally.

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* [[Literature/HarryPotter ''Literature/HarryPotter'' Hermione Granger]] Granger has the 'nerdy girl frizz' version of these curls, including the classic scene where she straightens them out and transforms into a beauty (once, for a dance, and it took hours and a lot of magical hair-care potions and we never see her do it again).
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again). In the movies, we don't need to, as EmmaWatson Creator/EmmaWatson has naturally straight hair. Which meant it took hours and a lot of magical hair-care potions to frizz it out originally.



* From ''Literature/TheMagicSchoolBus'', Miss Frizzle has extremely curly hair. She's also incredibly weird.
** Or (depending on whom you ask), [[CoolTeacher incredibly awesome]].

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* From ''Literature/TheMagicSchoolBus'', Miss Frizzle has extremely curly hair. She's also incredibly weird.
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weird, or (depending on whom you ask), ask) [[CoolTeacher incredibly awesome]].


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* The titular Steven of ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' is a peppy FriendToAllLivingThings with an afro.
24th Dec '15 10:07:45 AM Pichu-kun
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* Irma from ''WesternAnimation/{{Witch}}'' is a FunPersonified type of girl who has wavy hair.
19th Nov '15 2:24:17 PM StFan
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* Delirium from ''ComicBook/TheSandman'' is a {{Cloudcuckoolander}}, which makes her RealityWarper powers kind of...dangerous. It's implied she was once the personification of Delight.

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* Delirium from ''ComicBook/TheSandman'' is a {{Cloudcuckoolander}}, which makes her RealityWarper powers kind of... dangerous. It's implied she was once the personification of Delight.

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* Curly from ''ComicStrip/{{BC}}'' is a DeadpanSnarker.
* ComicStrip/LittleOrphanAnnie, a funny and lively GenkiGirl.
* ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'': Freida has Naturally Curly Hair and, as originally presented, fancies herself quite the conversationalist. She got {{Flanderized}} into only being conversational about her naturally curly hair though.
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* Princess Merida from ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'', who has very curly red hair and doesn't fit with her mother's expectations of how a princess should act.
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* Lizzi in ''{{Greek}}''. As part of her makeover in her last episode (to break her out of being just a PluckyOfficeGirl being stepped on by the other Nationals, particularly Tegan), Casey and Ashleigh got rid of the frizz and gave her a more professional, dead straight haired look.

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* Lizzi in ''{{Greek}}''.''Series/{{Greek}}''. As part of her makeover in her last episode (to break her out of being just a PluckyOfficeGirl being stepped on by the other Nationals, particularly Tegan), Casey and Ashleigh got rid of the frizz and gave her a more professional, dead straight haired look.



* Cassie from ''{{Skins}}'', who is the resident {{Cloudcuckoolander}}, although averted with Michelle who also has curly hair.
** Cassie's hair isn't particularly curly. More just unbrushed. Sometimes she styles it wavy.
* ''{{Felicity}}'': Pretty much the reason the show existed.

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* Cassie from ''{{Skins}}'', ''Series/{{Skins}}'', who is the resident {{Cloudcuckoolander}}, although averted with Michelle who also has curly hair.
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hair. Cassie's hair isn't particularly curly. More curly, more just unbrushed. Sometimes unbrushed; sometimes she styles it wavy.
* ''{{Felicity}}'': ''Series/{{Felicity}}'': Pretty much the reason the show existed.




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* Curly from ''{{BC}}'' is a DeadpanSnarker.
* ComicStrip/LittleOrphanAnnie, a funny and lively GenkiGirl.
* ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'': Freida has Naturally Curly Hair and, as originally presented, fancies herself quite the conversationalist. She got {{Flanderized}} into only being conversational about her naturally curly hair though.

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* Princess Merida from ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'' who has very curly red hair and doesn't fit with her mother's expectations of how a princess should act.

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** Pinkie Pie from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' is an extremely hyper and high energy GenkiGirl, and the only member of the Mane Six with this kind of curly hair. She apparently maintains it by sheer exuberance: in a flashback in "The Cutie Mark Chronicles", she had straight hair as a filly before she learned how to smile and bring cheer to others, in "Party of One" her hair goes back to being straight when she convinces herself her friends don't want to hang out with her anymore, and in "The Best Night Ever" she gets her hair straightened, only for it to quickly poof back to its usual curly mess.
** Pinky's SpearCounterpart Cheese Sandwich shares her frizzy mane, passion for parties, [[CompanionCube fondness for rubber chickens]] and pretty much constructed his personality after being inspired by Pinkie herself. For bonus points, he's voiced by none other than WeirdAlYankovic.

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** Pinkie Pie from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' is an extremely hyper and high energy high-energy GenkiGirl, and the only member of the Mane Six with this kind of curly hair. She apparently maintains it by sheer exuberance: in a flashback in "The Cutie Mark Chronicles", she had straight hair as a filly before she learned how to smile and bring cheer to others, in others. In "Party of One" her hair goes back to being straight when she convinces herself her friends don't want to hang out with her anymore, and in "The Best Night Ever" she gets her hair straightened, only for it to quickly poof back to its usual curly mess.
** Pinky's SpearCounterpart Cheese Sandwich shares her frizzy mane, passion for parties, [[CompanionCube fondness for rubber chickens]] and pretty much constructed his personality after being inspired by Pinkie herself. For bonus points, he's voiced by none other than WeirdAlYankovic.Creator/WeirdAlYankovic.




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18th Nov '15 5:22:16 AM Morgenthaler
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* Amanda Peet's character from ''TheWholeNineYards''. Talks about her assignment to kill Oz ''while he's in the room''. And that's just the beginning of her CrazyAwesome.

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* Amanda Peet's character from ''TheWholeNineYards''.''Film/TheWholeNineYards''. Talks about her assignment to kill Oz ''while he's in the room''. And that's just the beginning of her CrazyAwesome.
12th Nov '15 2:16:28 PM Willbyr
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* Dorian for ''FromEroicaWithLove''. Energetic, loud, openly CampGay aristocrat and Super-thief who steals for the love of the hunt/art rather than monetary gain and likes tweaking the nose of a certain NATO agent who would happily strangle him given the chance. His quirks regularly get him into trouble, since he likes to try things just to see if they can be done (stealing the Pope, anyone?).

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* Dorian for ''FromEroicaWithLove''.''Manga/FromEroicaWithLove''. Energetic, loud, openly CampGay aristocrat and Super-thief who steals for the love of the hunt/art rather than monetary gain and likes tweaking the nose of a certain NATO agent who would happily strangle him given the chance. His quirks regularly get him into trouble, since he likes to try things just to see if they can be done (stealing the Pope, anyone?).
5th Jun '15 11:01:50 PM bluehedgehogjunkie
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* This is ingrained enough that many naturally curly-haired actors and actresses get [[TypeCasting type casted]] into the roles the trope is designed for. [[{{Numb3rs}} David Krumholtz]] springs immediately to mind.

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* This is ingrained enough that many naturally curly-haired actors and actresses get [[TypeCasting type casted]] typecast]] into the roles the trope is designed for. [[{{Numb3rs}} David Krumholtz]] springs immediately to mind.



* Music/Lorde is a prime example.

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* Music/Lorde [[{{Music/Lorde}} Lorde]] is a prime example.
29th May '15 11:25:36 PM Atomic_Bear
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** Cheese Sandwich also have curly mane, he is a G-Rated PartyAnimal, also has a Cheese Sense, [[CompanionCube talks to his rubber chicken]] and pretty much constructed his personality after being inspired by Pinkie herself.

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** Pinky's SpearCounterpart Cheese Sandwich also have curly shares her frizzy mane, he is a G-Rated PartyAnimal, also has a Cheese Sense, passion for parties, [[CompanionCube talks to his fondness for rubber chicken]] chickens]] and pretty much constructed his personality after being inspired by Pinkie herself.herself. For bonus points, he's voiced by none other than WeirdAlYankovic.
10th Apr '15 1:17:39 PM Tsukiyo
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* While Amaltea's hair in ''Webcomic/SwordPrincessAmaltea'' ''looks'' like it was [[RegalRinglets made with a curling iron]], her brash personality makes you think more of this trope than its regal and dignified sister trope.
28th Mar '15 2:01:22 PM GiorgioDaneri
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* Pinkie Pie from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' is an extremely hyper and high energy GenkiGirl, and the only member of the Mane Six with this kind of curly hair. She apparently maintains it by sheer exuberance: in a flashback in "The Cutie Mark Chronicles", she had straight hair as a filly before she learned how to smile and bring cheer to others, in "Party of One" her hair goes back to being straight when she convinces herself her friends don't want to hang out with her anymore, and in "The Best Night Ever" she gets her hair straightened, only for it to quickly poof back to its usual curly mess.

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* Pinkie ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''
**Pinkie
Pie from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' is an extremely hyper and high energy GenkiGirl, and the only member of the Mane Six with this kind of curly hair. She apparently maintains it by sheer exuberance: in a flashback in "The Cutie Mark Chronicles", she had straight hair as a filly before she learned how to smile and bring cheer to others, in "Party of One" her hair goes back to being straight when she convinces herself her friends don't want to hang out with her anymore, and in "The Best Night Ever" she gets her hair straightened, only for it to quickly poof back to its usual curly mess.mess.
** Cheese Sandwich also have curly mane, he is a G-Rated PartyAnimal, also has a Cheese Sense, [[CompanionCube talks to his rubber chicken]] and pretty much constructed his personality after being inspired by Pinkie herself.
18th Mar '15 6:40:59 AM pinkdalek
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** WhatCouldHaveBeen: Initial plans were to give these to the Second Doctor, to play up his quirkier personality as compared to his predecessor, though when the team saw him in the wig everyone hated it (Troughton said he looked like [[Creator/TheMarxBrothers Harpo Marx]] and would often joke that Creator/TomBaker stole his look). Anneke Wills (who played the companion Polly) combed Troughton's hair into the iconic messy moptop as a last-minute replacement.
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