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Darth Wiki: Hello Megan!
"Hello, Troper! This is where I'm supposed to be describing my show, Hello, Megan!"

Hello Megan! is a show that started in 2011, revolving around the life of Megan Moss after a tragic accident causes her to move from Kansas to Gotham City to live with her uncle, Jonathon Harker. The show has proven to be more popular than originally thought, due to the engaging plot threads and the charming nature of the main characters.

The series follows the life of Megan Moss as she moves to Gotham, and ends up going to Gotham High where she meets Timothy Grace (Jesse Mc Cartney), Kay Dorin (Khary Payton), William East (Jason Spisak), Colton Kendell (Nolan North), and Arty Cook (Stephanie Lemelin). All of them have their own issues, not the least of which being their high school lives, and as Megan learns more about them, she is forced to re-evaluate her own place in the world, and decide where she wants to be when she grows up.

Has a Recap page.

Tropes used in Hello Megan!

  • A Day in the Limelight: Everyone has had at least one episode devoted to them. What's unusual, though, is that at one point all of the adults get an episode as well.
  • Abusive Parents:
    • Colton. His Mum never told her high school sweetheart that he was a father, instead keeping him in the dark until she was arrested, and Colton dropped on his Dad's doorstep. His dad was... Not thrilled. So far it's been emotional abuse, with Christopher ignoring Colton at every corner.
    • Will. Just... Just Will. His Dad's a part of the criminal underground in Gotham, and when he comes home... Meanwhile his Mom just ignores him. Mostly he goes and hangs at his Aunt and Uncle's house.
  • Accidental Athlete: Coach Boomer woud CRY GOLD if Colton ever joined the football team.
  • Accidental Misnaming: Will's name is "Will", not "Willy".
  • Adorkable: Will and, to an extent, Megan.
  • Adult Fear: One two-parter shows the after-effects on the adults in the kids lives after a school shooting at a different school.
  • Affectionate Parody: After the bomb, Will has a dream that is this for the 1930's jazz age.
  • Ah, Crap: In the pilot, Will's reaction to Dez shutting the door on him. Sure, he's a track star, but stopping? Yeah, he needs to work on that.
  • Almost Kiss: In the pilot, between Megan and Dez, and of the "he's trying to force her" variety.
    • For real in episode nine between Megan and Colton, but interrupted by the dog.
  • Always Save the Girl: This is what Will wants to do... But it's mostly cats he ends up saving.
  • Angrish: Colton.
  • Arc Number: 16.
  • Art Shift: Some of the sillier attempts of Megan to try and cook are like this.
  • Badass Family
  • Bare Your Midriff: Arty.
  • Beach Episode: The fourth episode includes a Beach Opening Scene, though it turns out to be just another of Megan's daydreams.
  • Betty and Veronica: Provided he actually cares about either of them, Megan and Arty would, respectively, be Betty and Veronica toward Colton.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Megan. Will too, to an extent.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Against Dez.
  • Big Eater: Will. Just... Just Will.
  • Big Screwed-Up Family: The Mafia.
  • Blond Brunet Redhead: A male version of this is in the pilot episode where the initial three guys Megan meets are are Kay (blond), Tim (brunet), and Will (redhead).
  • Break the Cutie: Attempted with Megan, but it didn't succeed. However, there are hints that this is what happened to Arty, Will and Colton.
  • Brooding Boy, Gentle Girl: The Colton/Megan angle.
  • Bully Hunter: Will and Timothy. Will as an outlet for the feelings of hopelessness that follow the parental abuse perpetrated by his father, Timothy to keep Will from ending up in the hospital.
  • But Not Too Black: Kay has blond hair and gray eyes.
  • Catch Phrase:
    • "Hello, Megan!"
    • Not a phrase, per se - but Timothy's signature untraceable echoing chuckle, which is generally the only sign he is somewhere around you hiding stealthily. He also has a habit of removing the prefixes from words, like "overwhelmed" and "disaster". "Whelmed" seems to have caught on with his friends to the point that even Colton is using it.
  • Cerebus Syndrome: Yes.
  • The Cheerleader: Will, surprisingly. And no, it's not just so he can hang around all the hot chicks, okay? And he really does care about them all in his own messed up way.
  • Christmas In July Episode: Only because it's not Christmas yet...
  • Class Clown: Will, again.
  • Cleans Up Nicely: It's a high school dance, so of course there's an element of this.
  • Cool Bike: Timothy, though it begs the question of how it's legal for him... Of course, his Dad is super rich, so...
  • The Couch: It's at Megan's house, too.
  • Covered in Gunge: Colton ends up on the receiving end of this when he's helping Megan in home econs, and she tosses ingredients at him faster than he can catch.
  • Creepy Child: Daniel Meek in an Addams Family way.
  • Creepy Doll: Daniel again. note 
  • Dark-Skinned Blonde: Kay.
  • Dawson Casting: Averted.
  • Did Not Get the Girl: Wait, Will, you were trying to get Megan's attention... Right?
  • Disappeared Dad: In spirit for Colton, on and off for Will
  • Distressed Damsel / Distressed Dude: Everyone gets a chance to be the DID.
  • Drugs Are Bad: A major part of the first storyarc.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: Kay again, though he does submit to wearing sandals when he needs to.
  • Domestic Abuse: When Arty hits Will, it's played for laughs... Until we see his home life.
  • Downer Ending: Some of the episodes.
  • Dysfunction Junction:
    • Kay- Parents died, angst about his new life, Trisha....
    • Will- Son of a mob enforcer and high up.
    • Colton- Mom in jail, Dad refusing to acknowledge his existance...
    • Arty- Mob daughter
    • Megan- All we know is that she had to leave home.
    • Timothy- the only one who seems to have a normal home life was adopted from a young age because his parents were brutally murdered.
  • Emotionally Tongue Tied: Colton spends episode three uncertain on how to apologize to Megan after he lashes out at her for trying to talk to him while he was in a bad mood.
  • Escalating War
  • Mr. Fanservice: The frequently shirtless Colton.
  • Everything's Better with Monkeys: The zoo episode.
  • Fictional Document: "The Adventures of Ebeneezer Badde in the Worlds Aboveö book series as seen randomly appearing in the background. Titles seem to include 'Through The Wicket Gate', 'The Secrets of Slaughter Swamp', 'In Blue Rafters', and 'Return to Limbo Town'. A Guilty Pleasure of Will's.
  • Fiery Redhead: Very much Rick.
  • Five-Man Band:
  • Fandom Nod
  • Fanservice
  • Fragile Speedster: William, though of the "track team" variety, not the "super speed" variety.
  • Gang Of Bullies: Frequent.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: From Quicksilver:
    Arty (to William): Quit touching yourself! William had just gotten a kiss on the cheek from Lizzy, and he wouldn't stop touching his face.
    • Also:
    William: Girls are always on my mind! ...But they're not usually talking.
  • Girl of the Week: Averted. Will seems like the guy to do this, but instead he focuses on the girl of his affections (Megan) and the girl he loathes (Arty). Probably a good thing too given who his father is...
  • Gratuitous Spanish: Bane has a tendency to do this.
  • Guilty Pleasure: For the adults/older teens who admit to watching it, as it's supposedly for a younger age group.
  • Halloween Episode
  • Heroes Want Redheads: Played with. The redheaded Will has a crush on the equally redheaded Megan, but she likes Colton and doesn't show an interest in Will. Kay has feelings for Trisha, his friend from Atlanta, but she is already in a relationship with Kay's best friend Garfield.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Timothy and Will according to Word of God.
  • Hidden Depths: Everyone. It's part of why the show is so popular.
  • Hilariously Abusive Childhood: Will tries to play his life off as this when it comes up. He also tries to makes sure it doesn't come up.
  • Holding Hands: Plenty moments in "Partings", from Will taking Arty's hand to support her when she checks into the hospital to Colton grabbing Megan's hand to help her face her mother.
  • Hollywood Hacking: Seems to be Timothy's thing.
  • Hormone-Addled Teenager
  • Hot for Teacher: Will, in true Will style, starts to flirt with Ms. Diana as soon as she appears as their new math teacher.
  • Hot Teacher: For the guys, Ms. Diana. For the girls, Megan's Uncle John, presumed to be a shout out to another archaeology professor.
  • Innocent Cohabitation: Colton and Megan, after Megan's uncle gives Colton their spare room. Naturally, this probably contributes to her crush on him.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: Will and Mr. Niles.
  • I Shall Taunt You: Both Timothy and William are the "chatter until the bullies gets pissed off" types.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Rick. Colton, too.
  • Kids Are Cruel
  • Kink Meme: Yes.
  • Know Your Vines: On the obligatory camping trip episode, 'natch.
  • Lethal Chef: Megan. She tries, but... It doesn't turn out very well. Becomes an in-universe Moment of Heartwarming when she finally gets the cookies she's been trying to make for Colton to come out right.
  • Le Parkour: William and Timothy. It's how they met, though Will's more the "stumbly, not-always-exactly-as-intended" type of guy and Timothy's the stylish one.
  • Loads and Loads of Characters... And most of them manage to get character development.
  • Loners Are Freaks: The initial reason Troubled, but Cute Colton was left alone.
  • Long-Lost Relative: It's been speculated that Arty is this to Oscar Cranston. Rick is not happy about her, whatever the deal is.
  • Love Dodecahedron: Will likes Megan and "hates" Arty. Megan likes Colton and recommends to Arty that she should ask Will out. Arty also likes Colton. Colton likes...pouting.
  • Manly Tears: All the guys (sans Colton). And Arty.
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: Megan casually mentions having twelve sisters back at home... Making her number thirteen. Given some of the hints from the show, though, it's been speculated that it was a really tough multiples birth, and that is one of the reasons why Megan moved away.
  • Maybe Magic, Maybe Mundane: A major point of debate between Will and Daniel about Mr. Niles' stage act.
  • Mysterious Past: Everyone, though Arty's is hinted at the most with there being hints of her being a mob brat.
  • Na´ve Newcomer: Megan.
  • No Social Skills: All over the damn place. From Timothy not communicating properly without electronic support to Colton overreacting to every little setback to Megan having no clue about how to act in the big city outside of mimicking TV.
  • Opinion Flipflop: Will changes his opinion on the existence of magic, which he believes to be nothing but technology obscured with false mysticism, as soon as he hears that Megan believes it is real.
  • Parental Issues: The Drinking Game!
  • Perpetual Frowner: Colton when he first moves to the city, but he's lightening up.
  • Pet the Cat: Even after Daniel Meek attacked Mr. Niles, Will took Niles' words to heart, and did his best to forgive Daniel. Later when he found Daniel trying to get his cat out of the tree, Will didn't even hesitate to help him get his cat out- though he did tell Daniel that, if he tried to hurt his friends, Will wouldn't be so mercifull.
  • Playful Hacker: Timothy.
  • Pregnant Badass: Kay's adoptive mother is pregnant, and just a few minutes later she's kicking all sorts of ass when Will shows up with bruises.
  • Promotion to Parent: Happens to Christopher with Colton... kinda. Christopher does not handle it very well.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: Will. He can cook (though that's not a big deal), but he also joined the cheerleading squad. Granted, he originally do so to impress Ms. Diana who was leading the cheer squad, but even after she stepped down, he chose to stay on the team.
  • Redheaded Hero: Three. Megan, Will, and Rick.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Kay after Trisha is seriously injured by a mugger.
  • Rule of Funny: The only thing that keeps everything from getting too heavy
  • Running Gag:
    • Timothy's obsession with prefixes and his tendency to create back-formations by removing them.
    • Will's habit of always having food on him.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Rick doesn't like staying at home and being groomed to take over his Dad's company, so he runs off to college in Washington.
  • Screams Like a Little Girl: Will. And Kay.
  • Shippers On Deck: Arty and Megan take turns with this in "Denial", although it is apparently to turn each other away from their mutual interest: Colton.


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