History PlayingWith / AffirmativeActionGirl

15th Aug '15 9:50:04 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Downplayed''': Akela is a recurring ally of the group, not a full member.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Akela is a recurring ally of the group, not a full member.member.
** There are already two females in the group, and a third one joins.
7th Feb '15 6:42:09 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Justified''': [[TheHero Bob]] saw Akela as a potentially useful ally..

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* '''Justified''': [[TheHero Bob]] saw Akela as a potentially useful ally..ally.
7th Feb '15 2:25:39 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Zig Zagged''': Both male and female characters join the cast, one by one. At first, TheTeam is mostly male. Later on, it is mostly female. However, by the end of the shown's run, it is a [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters very large]] GenderEqualEnsemble.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Both male and female characters join the cast, one by one. At first, TheTeam is mostly male. Later on, it is mostly female. However, by the end of the shown's show's run, it is a [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters very large]] GenderEqualEnsemble.
7th Feb '15 2:24:58 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Straight''': The 80% male FiveManBand gets a SixthRanger, {{A|ctionGirl}}k[[CuteWitch e]][[CuteBruiser la]], to complement TheChick, [[WhiteMagicianGirl Mar]][[BadassPrincess ia]][[TheMedic n]].

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* '''Straight''': The 80% male FiveManBand gets a SixthRanger, {{A|ctionGirl}}k[[CuteWitch e]][[CuteBruiser la]], to complement TheChick, [[WhiteMagicianGirl Mar]][[BadassPrincess ia]][[TheMedic n]].Ma]][[BadassPrincess ri]][[TheMedic an]].



* '''Justified''': The chauvinist FiveManBand is convinced that RealWomenDontWearDresses, and reject several potentially useful female companions for this reason until Akela comes along.

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* '''Justified''': The chauvinist FiveManBand is convinced that RealWomenDontWearDresses, and reject several [[TheHero Bob]] saw Akela as a potentially useful female companions for this reason until Akela comes along.ally..



** Marian dies shortly after Akela joins.
** The villains kidnap Akela, and in the process of rescuing her, Marian is turned into a boy by a curse.



** After staying with the group for several episodes, Alecks is revealed to in fact be Akela - she's experienced sexism before and had to masquerade in this fashion to gain their trust.
** Alecks is male-to-female transgender. After some thought, the group accepts her as Akela and for the rest of the show she is treated in-story and out as no different from Marian.
* '''Parodied''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''': Once Akela joins the team, Marian is killed off. Then Betsy joins in, but Akela is kidnapped by the bad guys. In the process of rescuing her, Betsy is turned into a boy by a curse. Then Marian comes BackFromTheDead.

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** After staying with the group for several episodes, Alecks is revealed to in fact be Akela - she's experienced sexism before and had to masquerade in this fashion to gain their trust.
the trust of other teams of heroes.
** Alecks is a male-to-female transgender. After some thought, the group accepts her as Akela Akela, and for the rest of the show show, she is treated in-story and out as no different from Marian.
Marian's equal.
** The group gets another female character: Alice.
** Akela comes BackFromTheDead.
** [[EasyComeEasyGo The curse wears off]] [[ResetButton in time for the next episode]].
* '''Parodied''': ???
Bob is a HeManWomanHater at first, and for this reason rejects several potentially useful female companions, from Betsy (a {{tomboy}}) to Emily (a GirlyGirl). Then for some unexplained reason, Bob instantly lets go of his sexism and welcomes Akela when she shows up.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Once Akela joins Both male and female characters join the team, Marian cast, one by one. At first, TheTeam is killed off. Then Betsy joins in, but Akela mostly male. Later on, it is kidnapped mostly female. However, by the bad guys. In end of the process of rescuing her, Betsy shown's run, it is turned into a boy by a curse. Then Marian comes BackFromTheDead.[[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters very large]] GenderEqualEnsemble.



* '''Played For Laughs''': The heroes panic about only having one girl, and look hard for another one.

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* '''Played For Laughs''': The heroes [[ComicalOverreacting panic about only having one girl, girl]], and look hard for another one.
7th Nov '14 5:36:57 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Exaggerated''': An entire AmazonBrigade joins the main group, over numbering the males.

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* '''Exaggerated''': An entire AmazonBrigade joins the main group, over numbering outnumbering the males.



* '''Inverted''': Another guy joins an AmazonBrigade which already has [[TheOneGuy a token male]].

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* '''Inverted''': TheTeam kicks Marian out, leaving only males.
* '''Gender-Inverted''':
Another guy joins an AmazonBrigade which already has [[TheOneGuy a token male]].
7th Nov '14 5:34:52 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Parodied''': As soon as the FiveManBand has been formed, the group realizes they only have one girl and quickly seeks out another to balance things out.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Once Akela joins the team, Marian is killed off. Then Betsy joins in, but Akela is kidnapped by the bad guys. In the process of rescuing her, Betsy is turned into a boy by a curse. Then Marian comes back from the dead...
* '''Averted''': The group remains constant throughout the show, or they only ever gain male characters.

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* '''Parodied''': As soon as the FiveManBand has been formed, the group realizes they only have one girl and quickly seeks out another to balance things out.
???
* '''Zig Zagged''': Once Akela joins the team, Marian is killed off. Then Betsy joins in, but Akela is kidnapped by the bad guys. In the process of rescuing her, Betsy is turned into a boy by a curse. Then Marian comes back from the dead...
BackFromTheDead.
* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
** The group gains only male characters.
**
The group remains constant throughout the show, or they only ever gain male characters.show.



* '''Lampshaded''': "I'm so glad you joined the group, Akela! I was sick of being the only girl!"
* '''Invoked''': When the group notices they should get more people, Marian suggests they try to find a girl.

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* '''Lampshaded''': '''Lampshaded''':
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"I'm so glad you joined the group, Akela! I was sick of being the only girl!"
** "There are times I wonder if Akela's just on the team so we can have another girl."
* '''Invoked''': '''Invoked''':
** As soon as the FiveManBand has been formed, the group realizes they only have one girl and quickly seeks out another to balance things out.
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When the group notices they should get more people, Marian suggests they try to find a girl.



* '''Discussed''': "There are times I wonder if Akela's just on the team so we can have another girl."
* '''Conversed''': "Teams with only one girl always get another chick somehow, don't they?"

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* '''Discussed''': "There are times I wonder if Akela's just on the "This team so we can have really needs one more member. Do you think it'll be another girl."
girl?"
* '''Conversed''': "Teams "I knew this day would come. Teams of fictional characters with only one girl always get another chick somehow, don't they?"



* '''Played For Laughs''': The heroes panic about only having one girl, and look hard for another one.



%%* '''Untwisted''': ???
%%* '''Intended Audience Reaction''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Untwisted''': ???
%%* '''Intended Audience Reaction''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
%%* '''Untwisted''':
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29th Jul '14 12:27:23 PM Angeldeb82
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* '''Straight''': The 80% male FiveManBand gets a SixthRanger, [[ActionGirl Ak]][[CuteWitch e]][[CuteBruiser la]], to complement TheChick, [[WhiteMagicianGirl Mar]][[BadassPrincess ia]][[TheMedic n]].

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* '''Straight''': The 80% male FiveManBand gets a SixthRanger, [[ActionGirl Ak]][[CuteWitch {{A|ctionGirl}}k[[CuteWitch e]][[CuteBruiser la]], to complement TheChick, [[WhiteMagicianGirl Mar]][[BadassPrincess ia]][[TheMedic n]].



* '''Justified''': The chauvinist FiveManBand is convinced that RealWomenNeverWearDresses, and reject several potentially useful female companions for this reason until Akela comes along.

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* '''Justified''': The chauvinist FiveManBand is convinced that RealWomenNeverWearDresses, RealWomenDontWearDresses, and reject several potentially useful female companions for this reason until Akela comes along.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???

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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': '''Intended Audience Reaction''': ???
5th Jan '13 9:43:42 AM SKJAM
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Akela is a recurring ally of the group, not a full member.
4th Dec '12 3:02:47 PM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''':
** When the group first meets Akela, they're a little skeptical about taking her on - she's just not as powerful as the rest of them. But they feel guilty about keeping out a girl, so they let her in. Things get worse for them after that, because she just can't fight like the boys can.
** Akela is a competent fighter, but is never truly accepted by the group because they simply wanted her for PR reasons.
* '''Reconstructed''': Akela is introduced as slightly weak, and the boys worry that she can't handle fighting. But her other talents are soon proved to be at least as useful and they're very glad they accepted her.



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''':
** When the group first meets Akela, they're a little skeptical about taking her on - she's just not as powerful as the rest of them. But they feel guilty about keeping out a girl, so they let her in. Things get worse for them after that, because she just can't fight like the boys can.
** Akela is a competent fighter, but is never truly accepted by the group because they simply wanted her for PR reasons.
* '''Reconstructed''': Akela is introduced as slightly weak, and the boys worry that she can't handle fighting. But her other talents are soon proved to be at least as useful and they're very glad they accepted her.



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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
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25th May '12 11:43:09 AM Telcontar
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* '''Subverted''': Akela joins the group, but does a FaceHeelTurn before long.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Akela joins the group, but does a FaceHeelTurn before long.



* '''Double Subverted''': However, it turns out that the villains were controlling her actions, and Akela returns to the group permanently.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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However, it turns out that the villains were controlling her actions, and Akela returns to the group permanently.



*** Alecks is male-to-female transgender. After some thought, the group accepts her as Akela and for the rest of the show she is treated in-story and out as no different from Marian.

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*** ** Alecks is male-to-female transgender. After some thought, the group accepts her as Akela and for the rest of the show she is treated in-story and out as no different from Marian.



* '''Deconstructed''': When the group first meets Akela, they're a little skeptical about taking her on - she's just not as powerful as the rest of them. But they feel guilty about keeping out a girl, so they let her in. Things get worse for them after that, because she just can't fight like the boys can.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
**
When the group first meets Akela, they're a little skeptical about taking her on - she's just not as powerful as the rest of them. But they feel guilty about keeping out a girl, so they let her in. Things get worse for them after that, because she just can't fight like the boys can.



* '''Averted''': The group remains constant throughout the show, or they only ever gain male [[strike:members]] characters.

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* '''Averted''': The group remains constant throughout the show, or they only ever gain male [[strike:members]] characters.
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