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''Invisible Network of Kids'' is a French animated series that has, so far, flown under the radar in America, but has been dubbed into English for other countries.

Welcome to Pinkerton Academy, a experimental boarding-school built in the middle of a park. It has only two teachers, 32 students, a computer-operated kitchen that prepares all your favorite foods and makes them nutritionally balanced, and a main classroom with glass-domed walls and a tree growing through it. Surely this would be a ''paradise'', except for one minor problem.

Meet your teacher, Miss Sadie [=McBeth=], a rather psychotic 20-something witch who has made it her mission in life to control, enslave and basically torture kids any way she can... If Miss [=McBeth=] had her way, Pinkerton would have been transformed into a totalitarian hell-hole long ago.

Fortunately, there's one thing that keeps getting in her way: the Invisible Network of Kids. These four Pinkerton students joined forces and formed a spy organization dedicated to blocking, subverting and basically just driving Miss [=McBeth=] even crazier than she already is. These for kids are the only thing standing in the way of [=McBeth=] and total domination of the school. And these intrepid heroes are...

* [[TheHero Vin]]: The school pretty boy, with the ego to match. This orphan views himself as an action hero and will not hesitate to jump in to a mission. The only thing he values more than his friends is his unending quest to find out who his parents are and what happened to them.
* [[TheLancer Trixie]]: The unofficial leader of the team. She remains behind in the secret headquarters and guides the others through missions against [=McBeth=]. But she isn't afraid to get her hands dirty when she needs to. Trixie, by far, is the most practical and level-headed member of the group, which occasionally leads to her coming off as cold to the people around her, but she's just trying to find the best way to get the job done.
* [[TheSmartGuy Newton]]: Pinkerton's resident ChildProdigy. This 7-year-old has an I.Q. of 165, attends school with kids who are 12 or 13 and keeps near-perfect grades. He has recently decided to pull back to 98% to give himself a break. But Newton is still a kid at heart, which is best shown by his affinity for practical jokes and anything gross. If it makes rude noise or blows up in people's face, he's all over it. Newton is the resident tech-head and is responsible for building all of I.N.K.'s gadgets.
* [[TheBigGuy Zero]]: The team bruiser. A goth girl loner with a mysterious past, she views herself as a kind-hearted rebel and joined I.N.K. to lend her muscle to the side of good. She is a trained fighter and is fully capable of flattening anyone else at Pinkerton. Zero seems fascinated by Asian culture. She is extensively trained in Kung-Fu, among other fighring styles and routinely enjoys sushi at meals. Zero places great value in strength, especially her own. She is terrified of being seen as a coward and the one time she lost a fight, to a cybernetically enhanced bully, she almost broke down in tears.

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!!''InvisibleNetworkOfKids'' features examples of:

* ActuallyPrettyFunny: In "Saving Agent Newton" when Mr. Soper lists a few pranks Newton pulled in the past, he says this about the last one.
* AdultsAreUseless: Subverted with Mr. Soper, who's actually very good teacher and cares about each of his students. Played absolutely straight with Miss [=McBeth=]. She's lousy at math, has trouble pronouncing big words, can't even spell her own goldfish's name right and, oh yeah, is ''utterly'' crazy.
* AmbiguouslyBrown: Trixie
* AmnesiacsAreInnocent: In "Macbeth Feels the Sting" when Macbeth's invention backfires on her and turns her into a nitwit, she completely forgets how evil and strict she used to be. The kids waste no time in [[KickTheDog taking advantage of this]].
* AndKnowingIsHalfTheBattle: The "Science Club" shorts
* BadassAdorable: Zero
* BambooTechnology: There is literally nothing Newton can not make bubblegum do.
** In "Ego Ergo" Zero playfully makes fun of how nearly all his inventions involve gum.
* BareYourMidriff: Zero in "Pinkertomb" after she switches clothes with Vin.
* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: Subverted in "Mission Forgotten?" when Macbeth stops Zero and Vin from showering until they break and confess. They're both filthy, though Zero doesn't have flies buzzing around her like Vin does.
* BerserkButton: Go ahead, pick on someone smaller than you while Zero's around, I dare you.
* BigEater: Ben
* BottleEpisode: Most of them. We rarely see any places outside of the school.
* BracesOfOrthodonticOverkill: In "Armed to the Teeth" Miss [=McBeth=] puts these on Vin and uses them to control him.
** Esentially Vin has Dock Ock arms coming out of his mouth.
* BreakTheCutie: Trixie in "The Queen's Game".
** Zero in "Burt the Brute" when a suped-up Burt beats her up and locks her in a safe. When the gang get her out she's close to tears.
*** It's a bit hard to see with her pale skin, but she did shed [[SingleTear one tear]].
* CheatersNeverProsper: Double subverted in "The Queen's Game".
* ChildHater: Miss [=McBeth=]
* ChildProdigy: Newton, of course. Also, Trixie is shown to be a natural at chess.
* ClipShow: "Round Up the Usual Suspects"
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: Let's see, a group of kids band together and use homemade gadgets to fight adult tyranny. [[CodenameKidsNextDoor Now where have I heard that before?]]
** A French animated series about a group of kids at a boarding school who lead a secret double life fighting the forces of evil? With a kid genius and a girl associated with Asian culture as two members of said group? [[CodeLyoko Nope, can't say that sounds very familiar.]]
* DistinguishingMark: Zero's biggest embarrassment? The pink pony-shaped birthmark on her left shoulder.
* DumbIsGood: In "Macbeth Feels the Sting" Macbeth gets stung by her own invention; flies that turn people into idiots. In addition to making her dumb(er) it also makes her nicer. Later, she invents another type of fly to act as the opposite to the other one, turning people ''evil'' while keeping their intelligence the same.
* EditedForSyndication: In Australia, the Science Club segments are ''left in'' and the credits are cut short... But in the UK, the full credits are shown and the Science Club segments are ''cut''.
* ElaborateUniversityHigh: The school has a tree-dome and an actual automatic kitchen!
* [[EmbarrassingOldPhoto Embarrassing Old Video]]: In the final episode, INK find one of Miss Macbeth and blackmail her with it.
* EurekaMoment: Often a lesson or speech Mr. Soper gives will inspire Macbeth's scheme of the day.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: In "Lovestruck Stinkbomb" when it looked like Zero and Vin were going to fall to their deaths, Miss [=McBeth=] looked genuinely concerned.
** In "Burt the Brute" Burt started having second thoughts about his alliance with Macbeth when she revealed her plan to go from stuffing kids in garbage cans they can easily fit in to garbage cans the size of thimbles. Though he still goes along with it after some convincing.
* EvilBrit: Miss [=McBeth=]
* EvilTeacher: Miss [=MacBeth=], obviously.
* FanDisservice: Occasionally Miss [=McBeth=] will get into a sexy outfit for her musical number.
* FMinusMinus: In "Burt the Brute" when Macbeth is grading the kids' tests she just gives zero scores to everyone.
* FracturedFairyTale: The episode "Donkeyboy", which mashes together the Pied Piper with Pinocchio and throws in a giant robotic 'Big Bad Wolf' for good measure.
* FreudianExcuse: Miss [=McBeth=], oh dear lord, Miss [=McBeth=]! Certain serial killers have had more pleasant upbringings than she did.
* FunHatingConfiscatingAdult: Miss [=MacBeth=]. At the end of each term, she incinerates all of the toys she has confiscated.
* FunnyAfro: Trixie's bedhead.
** Trixie's parents have huge afros.
* GagNose: Macbeth's nose.
* GeniusDitz: Miss [=McBeth=] even fails at basic mathematics, but creating mind control devices and other complex things? Not a problem.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: This show was made in France and it shows. It's not shy about letting kids use swear words like "hell". The kids spend most of one episode in their underwear. One episode even featured a shot of ''three'' boys showering naked; [[CensorSteam conveniently placed steam was the only thing covering their crotches]]. In another episode, most of the kids at school are invited to what can only be described as a midnight rave. The rave even has a bar- though we never actually see anyone drink any alcohol.
** In "Butterfly Effect" Miss [=McBeth=] hides a pair of speakers under her top [[GagBoobs and it's very obvious what they're supposed to look like]].
** In "Burt the Brute" when Newton finds a bunch of love letters by Burt intended for Van, he reads one of them and asks "What's a French Kiss?"
* HeroicAlbino: Zero
* HeyItsThatVoice: The English language version features several voice actors from ''CodeLyoko'':
** Trixie is Sissi
** Zero is Yumi
** Vin is Ulrich
** Newton is Jeremie
** Daryl is Odd
* HumiliationConga: In "Saving Agent Newton" Newton tricks Macbeth into doing a series of humiliating tasks.
* HypnoticEyes: One of Miss [=McBeth's=] favorite weapons against people.
* InspectorJavert: Ernest [=DeLoop=] from the final episode.
* KickChick: A flying kick is Zero's primary attack.
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: In "Mission: Forgotten?" Newton invents a device that specifically erases memories of INK.
* LetsDuet: Miss Macbeth and Miss Frank in "Macbeth Feels the Sting".
* LetsGetDangerous: Whenever Mr. Soper is let in on what's going on, he's proven himself to be a valuable ally.
* Look-alikes: Trixie and Sharlene from episode "The Queens Game"
* LovableAlphaBitch: Van, short for Vanessa, is not really mean, just a self-absorbed airhead. The only time she said anything mean was when she was under the effects of a truth ray.
* MagicSkirt
* MoneyFetish: The burglar in "Santa Claws", to the point where Soper manages to distract him for several hours by reading a book about money.
* MoralityPet: [=McBeth's=] pet goldfish, Vagner.
* MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily: Vagner is supposed to be a goldfish, but has teeth like a pirahna.
* NaughtyNurseOutfit: Macbeth in "Patient Zero". She attempts to look like a HospitalHottie, but she has no medical knowledge and she's ''not'' a hottie!
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Zero
* ThePasswordIsAlwaysSwordfish: In "The Butterfly Effect" the password to Macbeth's safe was Vagner, the name of her goldfish.
** In another episode the password to Macbeth's computer is actually 'password', because the computer told her to [[LiteralMinded 'enter password']]!
* ThePollyanna: Miss Frank, Macbeth's substitute in "Macbeth Feels the Sting", when not under the effects of Macbeth's meanness potion.
* ProfessionalButtKisser: Daryl to Miss [=McBeth=]. Even when under the influence of a truth-ray he has nothing but really nice things to say about her.
* ThePsychoRangers: The Shadow Avengers
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Mr. Soper
* TheRunaway: Zero apparently ran away from her parents. The principal, Mr. Soper, allowed her to enroll herself at Pinkerton.
* RunningGag: In every episode Miss [=McBeth=] discovers the identities of I.N.K., but something usually makes her forget. Zero's favorite fighting technique involves hanging kids from the coat rack by their undies.
* SadistTeacher: Miss [=McBeth=]
* SecretSecretKeeper: In "The Truth, the Whole Truth" it's revealed Soper knows what happened to Vin's parents.
* SeriesContinuityError: According to "A Strict Diet" Miss Macbeth hates food and can only eat tasteless nutrition paste- but in "Santa Claws" she's trying to cook a turkey for her Christmas dinner.
* SeriousBusiness: Anytime Miss [=McBeth=] gets the upper hand, the kids see it as the end of the world.
* ShipperOnDeck: In "Lovestruck Stinkbomb" Mr. Soper shows that he supports Vin/Zero. Though he still doesn't tolerate them sneaking off at night.
* ShoutOut: At one point Vin and Zero have [[Film/CrouchingTigerHiddenDragon a face-off that sees them battling across the treetops]], until it devolves into a tickle fight, anyway.
* SleepingDummy: Each member of INK has an inflatable double they can put in their place when they need to go somewhere in a hurry.
* Smart Blonde: Kathy
* TheStoic: Zero. Though she gets quite a lot of NotSoStoic moments.
* TeenSuperspy
* TinyGuyHugeGirl: Kind of. Zero is several inches taller than Vin, made especially clear in "Pinkertomb" when they switch clothes.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Zero and Trixie fit this trope nicely.
* {{Tsundere}}: Zero is Type B for Vin.
* TwoTeacherSchool: A literal case!
* TyopOnTheCover: In "Voodoo Shampoo" the title is misspelled as "Vodoo Shampoo".
* UnfortunateNames: In "The New Student" the new girl is named Pervy.
* VillainSong: Miss [=McBeth=] gets one song for OnceAnEpisode.
* WeWantOurJerkBack: "The Ghost of Pinkerton"
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Zero is scared of chickens.
* WillTheyOrWontThey: Vin and Zero. As the first season progresses, it becomes more and more obvious that they're an item; they just never say it out loud.
* WouldHitAGirl: Burt, at least in the case of Zero since she can stand up for herself.
* YoungerThanTheyLook: Miss [=McBeth=]
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