History YMMV / Luann

5th Aug '16 11:02:11 AM bjshipley1
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** TJ. He is always smiling whenever we see him, he's shown to be charismatic (Talking Luann's family into letting him move in with Brad and in their house when he accidentally lit it on fire, talking Brad's dad into okaying a car trip), and has been shown to concoct sometimes rude schemes to get money. However; his parents were never mentioned, and a 2008 strip ''very'' heavily implies that he suffers from ParentalAbandonment. It's easy to interpret that he's an example of a StepfordSmiler who has to resort to scams or unethical business practices to get by.

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** TJ. He is always smiling whenever we see him, he's shown to be charismatic (Talking Luann's family into letting him move in with Brad and in their house when he accidentally lit it on fire, talking Brad's dad into okaying a car trip), and has been shown to concoct sometimes rude disreputable schemes to get money. However; his parents were never mentioned, and a 2008 strip ''very'' heavily implies that he suffers from ParentalAbandonment. It's easy to interpret that he's an example of a StepfordSmiler who has to resort to scams or unethical business practices to get by.
5th Aug '16 10:50:50 AM bjshipley1
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* DesignatedVillain: Ever since Quill was introduced, Tiffany shifted from merely the shallow Veronica to Luann's Betty to an outright antagonist. Her behavior hasn't changed, but the other characters' reactions to it have. Commenters on Blog/TheComicsCurmudgeon have also noted that while Tiffany matured as a character during the college years and became a better person, everyone still treats her horribly.

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* DesignatedVillain: Ever since Quill was introduced, Tiffany shifted from merely the shallow Veronica to Luann's Betty to an outright antagonist. Her behavior hasn't changed, didn't change, but the other characters' reactions to it have. Commenters on Blog/TheComicsCurmudgeon have also noted that while Tiffany matured as a character during the college years and became a better person, everyone still treats her horribly.
9th Jun '16 3:39:13 PM MegaMarioMan
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* DesignatedVillain: Ever since Quill was introduced, Tiffany shifted from merely the shallow Veronica to Luann's Betty to an outright antagonist. Her behavior hasn't changed, but the other characters' reactions to it have.
* DesignatedHero: On the flip side, there's Luann herself. As noted on the main page's ThisLoserIsYou entry, she is depicted as lazy, sloppy, jealous, clingy, angry, vindictive and horribly insecure on a regular basis. And while Brad's relationship with Toni has played a significant factor in his CharacterDevelopment, Luann's relationship with Quill has only enhanced some of her more negative personality traits. [[spoiler: Eventually her self-centered and clingy nature leads her to dump Quill for not spending enough time with her.]]

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* DesignatedVillain: Ever since Quill was introduced, Tiffany shifted from merely the shallow Veronica to Luann's Betty to an outright antagonist. Her behavior hasn't changed, but the other characters' reactions to it have.
have. Commenters on Blog/TheComicsCurmudgeon have also noted that while Tiffany matured as a character during the college years and became a better person, everyone still treats her horribly.
--> '''[[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/luann.png hitorque]]:''' Once again, I ask why Tiffany continues to hang around with [[WithFriendsLikeThese "friends"]] who totally hate her and do nothing but denigrate her when she's not around... Bernice realizes she's describing "high school Tiffany", right? The Tiffany that hasn't existed for 2+ years because she's actually grown the fuck up in comparison to the rest of the legacy cast, who inexplicably still have an axe to grind against her? I mean, FFS... Bernice has lived on the same floor as Tiffany for two years now, and hasn't noticed any change whatsoever?
* DesignatedHero: On the flip side, there's Luann herself. As noted on the main page's ThisLoserIsYou entry, she is depicted as lazy, sloppy, jealous, clingy, angry, vindictive and horribly insecure on a regular basis. And while Brad's relationship with Toni has played a significant factor in his CharacterDevelopment, Luann's relationship with Quill has only enhanced some of her more negative personality traits. [[spoiler: Eventually [[spoiler:Eventually her self-centered and clingy nature leads her to dump Quill for not spending enough time with her.]]
11th Mar '16 12:09:43 PM bjshipley1
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* DesignatedHero: On the flip side, there's Luann herself. As noted on the main page's ThisLoserIsYou entry, she is depicted as lazy, sloppy, jealous, clingy, angry, vindictive and horribly insecure on a regular basis. And while Brad's relationship with Toni has played a significant factor in his CharacterDevelopment, Luann's relationship with Quill has only enhanced some of her more negative personality traits.

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* DesignatedHero: On the flip side, there's Luann herself. As noted on the main page's ThisLoserIsYou entry, she is depicted as lazy, sloppy, jealous, clingy, angry, vindictive and horribly insecure on a regular basis. And while Brad's relationship with Toni has played a significant factor in his CharacterDevelopment, Luann's relationship with Quill has only enhanced some of her more negative personality traits. [[spoiler: Eventually her self-centered and clingy nature leads her to dump Quill for not spending enough time with her.]]
2nd Feb '16 3:58:40 PM bjshipley1
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* DesignatedHero: On the flip side, there's Luann herself. As noted on the pain page's ThisLoserIsYou entry, she is depicted as lazy, sloppy, jealous, clingy, angry, vindictive and horribly insecure on a regular basis. And while Brad's relationship with Toni has played a significant factor in his CharacterDevelopment, Luann's relationship with Quill has only enhanced some of her more negative personality traits.

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* DesignatedHero: On the flip side, there's Luann herself. As noted on the pain main page's ThisLoserIsYou entry, she is depicted as lazy, sloppy, jealous, clingy, angry, vindictive and horribly insecure on a regular basis. And while Brad's relationship with Toni has played a significant factor in his CharacterDevelopment, Luann's relationship with Quill has only enhanced some of her more negative personality traits.
7th Jan '16 2:02:10 PM bjshipley1
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* GrowingTheBeard: Almost literally with Gunther's return from Peru. Karen Evans had taken over as writer the previous year, and this seems to be the point she's hit her stride.
1st Jan '16 2:20:42 PM bjshipley1
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* DesignatedHero /ThisLoserIsYou: On the flip side, there's Luann herself. She is depicted as lazy, sloppy, jealous, clingy, angry, vindictive and horribly insecure on a regular basis. And while Brad's relationship with Toni has played a significant factor in his CharacterDevelopment, Luann's relationship with Quill has only enhanced some of her more negative personality traits.

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* DesignatedHero /ThisLoserIsYou: DesignatedHero: On the flip side, there's Luann herself. She As noted on the pain page's ThisLoserIsYou entry, she is depicted as lazy, sloppy, jealous, clingy, angry, vindictive and horribly insecure on a regular basis. And while Brad's relationship with Toni has played a significant factor in his CharacterDevelopment, Luann's relationship with Quill has only enhanced some of her more negative personality traits.
1st Jan '16 1:42:43 PM bjshipley1
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* DesignatedHero /ThisLoserIsYou: On the flip side, there's Luann herself. She is depicted as lazy, sloppy, jealous, clingy, angry, vindictive and horribly insecure on a regular basis.

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* DesignatedHero /ThisLoserIsYou: On the flip side, there's Luann herself. She is depicted as lazy, sloppy, jealous, clingy, angry, vindictive and horribly insecure on a regular basis. And while Brad's relationship with Toni has played a significant factor in his CharacterDevelopment, Luann's relationship with Quill has only enhanced some of her more negative personality traits.
1st Jan '16 1:29:38 PM bjshipley1
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* DesignatedHero /ThisLoserIsYou: On the flip side, there's Luann herself. She is depicted as lazy, sloppy, jealous, clingy, angry, vindictive and horribly insecure on a regular basis.
31st Dec '15 7:31:41 PM Freezer
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** Another is when Quill ''finally'' tells Tiffany to back off, in public no less.

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** Another is when Quill ''finally'' tells Tiffany to back off, in public no less. Again, too bad this moment comes with a slice of ProtagonistCenteredMorality, as he does so in the middle of a stage rehearsal, and receives not a single reprimand for it.


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* UnfortunateImplication: The cast shake-up that came with Luann and Co. moving on to college left the strips two prominent characters of color (Delta and Rosa) PutOnABus. Not counting AmbiguouslyBrown TJ, anyway.
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