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Film: Mean Girls

Mean Girls is a fairly trope-heavy comedy movie about a teen girl named Cady who goes to a school that is dominated by a popular girl named Regina. Cady's Cool Loser friends Janis and Damian persuade her to join Regina's Girl Posse for the purpose of spying on Regina. Before long, Cady ends up identifying with Regina's whole value system. There's lots of bitchy backstabbing, lots of lessons learned, and lots of funny situations along the way. Overall, it's something of a Lighter and Softer Spiritual Successor to the cult black comedy Heathers, with a healthy cult following.

Written by Tina Fey (who was also one of the stars) and starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried and Lacey Chabert. Often considered to have been Lohan's big break and the one most critics and fans will cite as her best performance.

Has a Nintendo DS game adaptation and a direct-to-DVD sequel. Fey is currently trying to adapt it into a stage musical.

Now has a Character Sheet under construction.


This film provides examples of the following tropes:

  • Adults Are Useless: Averted with Ms. Norbury, who proves to be very understanding of what Cady and the other girls are going through. However, played straight with Cady's parents and especially Regina's mother.
  • Adult Fear: Regina's mother watches her daughter get hit by a school bus.
  • All Hallows' Eve: The Halloween party.
  • Alpha Bitch: Regina and, later, Cady. The whole movie is arguably a Deconstructive Parody of this trope, demonstrating how a girl can be so simultaneously loved, feared, and hated by the rest of the student body.
  • Ambiguously Gay: Regina claims Janice Ian is a lesbian, though she's actually Lebanese. Her outfits reinforce the stereotype, but by the end of the film it's obviously not true.
  • An Aesop: Be yourself (of course!). Also that judging and antagonizing each other doesn't really benefit anyone.
  • Antagonist Title: The title refers to Regina and her lackeys; Regina is the antagonist of the film. By the end of the film, it refers to the protagonist as well.
  • Artistic License: That is not how math competitions work...
  • Artistic License - Geography: In one scene, the characters go to Old Orchard Mall (technically "Westfield Old Orchard"), a Chicago-area mall known for being a large, outdoor mall. Its stand-in was Sherway Gardens in Etobicoke, Ontario, a more conventional indoor mall.
  • Artistic License - Medicine: There is little chance someone who was hit by a bus and injured badly enough to need a halo (meaning, basically, that she damaged part of her neck) would ever be cleared to play a sport as physical as lacrosse, let alone in a matter of a few months.
  • Asian Airhead: The Cool Asians clique.
  • Backhanded Apology: When choosing a fault to apologize for before falling backwards and letting others catch you, it is not a good idea to apologize for being so popular it makes everyone else jealous.
    • Janis also does this with Regina when she "apologizes" for helping Cady in sabotaging her and says she did it because "I guess I've got a BIG, LESBIAN CRUSH ON YOU!"
  • Badass Teacher: Principal Duvall. Doesn't do anything typically badass during the film, but sometimes sheer presence is enough: looking at the man, especially when he's giving a stern lecture whilst wielding a baseball bat, just tell me you wouldn't a) hang on to his every word or b) not want to take him on in a fight.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Most of Gretchen's outfits.
  • Based on an Advice Book: Queen Bees & Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman, written as a guide for parents with teenage daughters to help them understand the social structures and viciousness of high school life.
    • All of the Plastics' rules about how they dress, act, etc. come almost word-for-word from one girl's actual testimonial about her clique in the book. Think about that for a second.
  • Beauty Equals Goodness: Subverted.
  • Becoming the Mask: Cady's transformation into the Alpha Bitch.
    Cady: [narrating] I know it might look like I'd become a bitch, but that's only because I was acting like a bitch.
  • Bilingual Bonus: Trang Pak and Sun Jin Dinh's dialogue becomes a lot funnier if you speak Vietnamese. Also, at the end of the movie, when Gretchen is brown-nosing to the Cool Asians in Oriental-sounding gibberish, one of them says (in confused and unsubtitled Vietnamese), "What?"
    • Another one of sorts: "Regina" is the Latin word for "Queen". Makes sense, no?
  • Billing Displacement: When a Mean Girls game came out for the Nintendo DS in 2010, Lindsay Lohan, the film's star, wasn't on the cover. The tabloids had a field day with this.
  • Blatant Lies:
    Karen: "I can't come out. [fake coughing] I'm sick."
    • Most of Regina's behavior fits this trope.
  • Blondes are Evil: Regina. Subverted with Karen, who is actually pretty nice.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: The Plastics after Cady enters, and especially after Regina leaves.
  • Blood-Splattered Wedding Dress: Cady's Halloween costume.
  • Bowdlerization: Tina Fey's original script was a raunchy, R-rated sex comedy in the vein of Porky's and American Pie. It featured much stronger sexual references — one of the characters admits to masturbating with a hot dog note , and the scene where Gretchen is caught kissing a boy in the bathroom was supposed to be her performing oral sex on him. Regina and Karen were to have topless scenes, and their Halloween costumes were also supposed to be skimpier than what was shown in the final film, amounting to pretty much what Cady describes: lingerie plus animal ears. There was also a subplot involving an ecstasy-popping Club Kid named Barry. These were changed when Lindsay Lohan was hired to play the lead, as she was trying to keep a squeaky-clean image at the time.note 
    • One could argue this is for the better, as it makes Mean Girls more accessible to the teen demographic that can relate to the characters, and also makes it stand out from the pack of movies in the genre.
    • This trope also applies whenever the movie is aired on a "family" channel such as ABC Family. All the strange and varyingly clumsy ways they try to cover up or eliminate anything objectionable would make for a great drinking game (if there wasn't the dangerous possibility of the players dying of alcohol poisoning).
  • The Brainless Beauty: Karen (see Dumb Blonde).
  • Break the Haughty: The second half of the movie.
  • But I Digress: Lampshaded in the Spring Fling scene.
    Mr. Duvall: "You know, you're not really required to make a speech..."
  • Butt Monkey: Regina George, the butt of all of Cady's (technically Janis's) tricks and pranks. She probably deserves it, though.
  • California Doubling: As Roger Ebert put it, "She enrolls in Evanston Township High School — which, like all American high schools in the movies, is physically located in Toronto"
  • Camp Gay: Damien is "almost too gay to function."
  • Can't Believe I Said That: Invoked by Gretchen a couple times when insulting Regina. It's pretense, of course.
  • Chekhov's Gun:
    • Chekhov's big yellow school bus, rather.
    • Before the talent show scene, Janis tells Cady that "everybody in the English speaking world" knows the words to the song "Jingle Bell Rock". Cady presumably used this information to save the act.
  • Cool Loser: Janis Ian. She used to be popular, but during middle school, Regina spread rumors claiming that she was a lesbian.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Karen.
    "My breasts can always tell when it's going to rain. Well, they can always tell when it's raining."
    (later) [standing in the rain, feeling her breasts] "There's a... 30% chance it's already raining!"
  • Corrupt the Cutie: This is half the plot.
  • Curse Cut Short: Regina.
    "You can take that fake apology, and shove it right up your hairy c—" (Regina gets hit by a school bus.)
  • Cut a Slice, Take the Rest: During the time when Regina is unknowingly being manipulated into gaining weight, she can be seen cutting off the end of a loaf of French bread and biting the loaf. Tina Fey notices this for the first time during the DVD Commentary and actually remarks that Bugs Bunny used to do that.
  • Damn You, Muscle Memory: Gretchen is forced to change her usual place in "Jingle Bell Rock". As a result, she stumbles into Regina, then into the stereo that starts skipping, and kicks the thing into her crush's face.
  • Dance of Romance: Subverted with Damian, then almost immediately played straight with Kevin.
  • Department of Redundancy Department: Janice gets a good one; "She's a life ruiner. She ruins peoples lives."
  • Designated Girl Fight: In the Matheletes sudden death round, Cady vs. Kraft.
    "We pick the girl too."
  • Digging Yourself Deeper: Cady's 'word vomit'.
  • The Ditz: Karen.
  • Down to the Last Play: The Mathletics championship comes down to a sudden-death, one-on-one Designated Girl Fight.
  • Dumb Blonde: Karen.
  • Eating Lunch Alone: Occurs with Cady twice: on her first day of school, when she hasn't made any friends, and after she's been kicked out of the Plastics and rejected by Janis and Damian.
  • Even the Girls Want Her: Regina. Cady is also shown to have this kind of appeal later on as well.
  • Face-Heel Turn: Over the course of the film, the friendly and good-hearted Cady usurps Regina's position and becomes the mean-spirited Alpha Bitch of the school. She goes through a subsequent Heel-Face Turn when she's confronted with her actions.
  • Fanservice: The Halloween party, the Christmas pageant, Amanda Seyfried in a wet T-shirt, Lacey Chabert in a nightie while talking on the phone, Tina Fey stripping down to a bra... this movie is in love with this trope. Even the publicity shots show about ten square feet of leg.
  • Fallen Princess: Janis used to be popular, but her reputation was destroyed by a rumor and she now willingly embraces outsiderdom.
  • 555: The business card the mathlete hands to Cady has 555 as part of his phone number.
  • Forced Meme: Gretchen tries to make "Fetch" happen. Repeatedly.
  • Foreshadowing: A narrating Cady, with regards to her immediate crush on Aaron:
    Cady: But this one hit me like a big yellow school bus.
    • Another one, foreshadowing the exact same event, comes at the very beginning, when Cady is almost hit by a big yellow school bus.
  • Former Friend of Alpha Bitch: Janis to Regina.
  • Friendship Moment: Played straight with Janis's art, and played for laughs (though also rather sweetly) with Karen catching Gretchen in the circle of trust.
  • Full-Circle Revolution: Janis frames their smearing of Regina as "bringing down a dictator", and sure enough all they do is replace one Queen Bee with another one.
  • Funny Background Event: During Cady's phone call with Regina, you can see Regina's little sister watching Girls Gone Wild and lifting up her shirt while cheering.
    • The two girls making out at the Halloween party. Tina Fey points this out in the commentary, and says she has no idea how they got away with it.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: When she first learns about the Burn Book, Janis calls Regina an "axe wound" - a slang term for a four-letter-word...
  • Girl Posse: The "Plastics" (Regina, Karen, Gretchen, and later Cady) are unusually well-developed examples. There's also Trang Pak and her "Cool Asians."
  • Good Parents: Cady's parents have shown to be loving and caring towards her.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Karen and Gretchen.
    • Mixed-Sexuality Life Partners: Janis and Damian.
  • He Who Fights Monsters
    Cady: You know I couldn't invite you! I had to pretend to be plastic!
    Janis: [laughs] Buddy, you're not pretending anymore! You're plastic! Cold, shiny, hard plastic!
  • Heel-Face Turn: Cady at Spring Fling, and all the Plastics at the end.
    • Arguably before that, when Cady takes the blame for the Burn Book.
  • Heel Realization: Cady's response when Janis points out that she's become just as bad as the Plastics is to cry.
    • Happens a second time when she squares off against the remarkably unstylish girl in the rival math club. Cady realizes that making fun of her appearance and horrendous fashion sense would not win the competition, that calling someone else ugly won't make you more beautiful, etc.
  • Hidden Depths: Gretchen confesses to Cady that she's secretly miserable as Regina's friend and has to pretend to like and not like certain things to get Regina's approval.
  • High School
  • High School Dance: Spring Fling at the end.
  • Homeschooled Kids: Cady is one. The opening scene also parodies the stereotype of home schooled kids being either ultra-nerds or religious whackos.
  • Hormone-Addled Teenager: Most of them, but since the movie's a comedy it's mostly Played for Laughs.
  • Important Haircut: Off screen. After Regina spread the rumor in middle school that Janis was a lesbian, Janis dropped out of school for the rest of the year; when she returned in the fall, "all her hair was cut off, and she was totally weird."
  • Indulgent Fantasy Segue: Cady fantasizes about beating the crap out of Regina over a boy that they both like.
  • The Infiltration
  • Informed Judaism: Gretchen mentions receiving Hanukkah gifts.
  • Inventor of the Mundane: Gretchen's father invented toaster strudel.
  • In with the In Crowd
  • Jerkass: Regina George.
  • Karma Houdini: Janis, who, despite influencing and encouraging Cady to join the Plastics specifically to damage Regina, gets zero comeuppance when she reveals it to the entire crowd of girls following the revelation of the Burn Book. In fact, she gets applauded for it! Cady, in the meantime, is treated as a bitch by everyone because of what she's done, even though Janis admitted that she was the mastermind behind all of it.
  • Kissing Cousins: At the Halloween party, Karen talks about how hot her cousin is. When confronted, she says, "Yeah, but he's my first cousin", apparently believing this to be a more distant relation than a "cousin".
  • Look Both Ways: Regina gets hit by a bus for not doing this. (She gets better.) Foreshadowed with Cady narrowly missing one on her first day.
  • Lucky Translation: Karen goes to the Halloween party dressed as a sexy mouse. In the Italian version, when asked what she is dressed as, she answers "Sono una topa." "Topa" means "female mouse," but is also a slang word for female genitalia and a rude compliment to a pretty girl.
  • Make Way for the Princess: Parodied. Cady stumbles into a trash can while doing this.
  • The Mall: Janis works here. Cady also compares the kids hanging out here to the wild animals she grew up with in Africa.
  • Market-Based Title: Released in Germany as Girls Club.
  • Meaningful Name:
    • The name "Regina" is Latin for "queen." (Her last name is "George," bringing to mind a certain President, or a certain king.)
    • And in the same vein, it's surely no accident that on many different occasions, a character will mispronounce Cady's name, thinking it's pronounced "catty."
    • Janis Ian shares her name with the singer of "At Seventeen," a song about discovering that the "pretty girls" get the love. The real Janis Ian is a lesbian, and was the musical guest on the first episode of Saturday Night Live, the show screenwriter Tina Fey first became famous for.
      • As an aside, Tina Fey later sang a bit of "At Seventeen" in an episode of 30 Rock.
  • Minion with an F in Evil: Karen seems to be remarkably lacking in actual meanness per se; in nearly all respects she comes across as a good natured ditz. In fact, her only real defining characteristic, besides being The Ditz, is that she remains a loyal friend to Gretchen even through Gretchen's Villainous Breakdown.
    • Gretchen isn't all that malicious either, just desperately insecure and hungry for attention, which makes her extremely prone to gossip and over dramatize things ("Pusher? Like a drug pusher?"). Makes more sense if you consider that in the original script she was described as ugly.
  • Memetic Badass: He doesn't get any lines, but he still gets a lot of play on the internet, "Four for you Glen Coco! You go Glen Coco!"
  • Misplaced Wildlife: During Cady's party, Aaron sees a picture of Cady back in Africa riding an elephant. An Asian elephant.
  • Must Make Amends: This is pretty much what the third act of the movie is about.
  • My Card: Kevin Gnapoor: Math Enthusiast/Badass MC
  • My Nayme Is: It's spelled "Cady," not "Katie."
    "...Yeah, I'm gonna call you 'Caddy.'"
  • N-Word Privileges: Janis claims calling Damian "too gay to function" is only funny when she says it and getting upset over being written in the burn book.
  • Na´ve Newcomer: Cady.
  • Nerdcore: Kevin's rap.
  • Nerds Are Sexy: Miss Norbury, Kevin, and Cady. Part of Cady's conflict is that she dumbs herself down to get a cute boy to tutor her.
  • Never Live It Down: In-Universe - "Made out with a hotdog?! Oh my god, that was one time!"
  • Never Say That Again: "Stop trying to make 'fetch' happen!"
  • Never Trust a Trailer: Averted for the most part, the trailer generally gives an accurate description of the movie, but it notably switches Janis and Damien's descriptions of Gretchen and Regina.
  • No Dress Code: The plastics get away with performing in a school pageant wearing sexy Santa outfits that are closer to lingerie than costumes. Also applies when Regina accidentally starts the trend of wearing shirts with holes cut over the breasts.
  • No Social Skills: Up until she came to the school, Cady lived in Africa and was home schooled, thus winding up with absolutely no clue about how things worked in "Girl World." Her parents appear to be clueless every time they appear:
    Mom: Where's Cady?
    Dad: She went out.
    Mom: She's grounded.
  • Not So Different: Though Janis wants revenge on Regina, she's as spiteful and manipulative as she is when it comes to Cady. Janis even admits it, stating that she knows she's as mean as Regina, while Cady pretends that she isn't.
  • Pair the Spares: Mocked. Janis and Damian kiss at the dance for a second, then quickly separate from each other in disgust.
    • But then arguably played straight when she hooks up with Kevin at the end.
  • Parents Walk In at the Worst Time:
    Mrs. George: You kids need anything? Snack? Condom? Ah, God love ya!
  • Peer Pressure Makes You Evil
  • Pink Means Feminine
  • Playing Gertrude: 32-year-old Amy Poehler playing the mom of Regina, despite being just five years older than Rachel McAdams. Tina Fey even mentions this in one of the featurettes. Justified, in that a) she's Regina's stepmother, and was probably picked up as a young trophy wife, and b) it's implied that she has had excessive plastic surgery, her "hard-as-rocks" boob job being just the tip of the iceberg.
  • Popular Is Dumb: Karen obviously, and arguably Gretchen and Regina who seem somewhat unastute. Regina, despite being able to manipulate most of the female half of the school into becoming her pawns, frequently shows herself to be rather Book Dumb.
    "Is butter a carb?"
  • The Pratfall: Gretchen in the "circle of trust".
  • Professional Butt-Kisser: Gretchen. At the end of the film, Gretchen joins the Cool Asians now that the Plastics have broken up, and attaches herself to Trang Pak the way she did Regina. Her last scene has her brown-nosing in Vietnamese gibberish, with her hair straightened to look more like her Asian friends.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Janis gives Cady one at her party, though Cady does fire back.
  • Rich in Dollars, Poor in Sense: Regina in a specific example. She could rattle off several mostly-illegal weight loss drugs (most of which either were expensive before being banned or would be expensive to ship from countries where they're still legal). Yet, she didn't know enough about health and nutrition to know whether or not butter is a carb.
    • Possibly just a commentary on how American teenage girls obsess over getting thin the fast and unhealthy way rather than via actual healthy living.
  • Running Gag:
  • Satellite Love Interest: Aaron. All we know about him is that he's cute, sucks at math, used to date Regina, and "all he cares about is school and his mom and his friends". He gets fleshed out a little more in the original screenplay, which has a scene with him and Cady where he does the laundry, and explains that he helps out because it's just him and his mom.
  • Sequel Hook: Averted. The sequel has no recurring characters aside from Principal Duvall. It might appear that the "Junior Plastics" seen at the end are this, but the sequel focuses on a completely different cast of characters.
  • Sexy Santa Dress: The skimpy dresses that the girls wear for a Christmas pageant.
  • Shout-Out: As noted above, Janis Ian is named after the singer of the same name, who was a musical guest on the first episode of Saturday Night Live, Tina Fey's former show. Ian's hit song "At Seventeen" even plays in a scene.
  • The Smurfette Principle: The two Mathlete teams we see each have a single female member, presumably because of the double-funding incentive Kevin mentions.
  • So Beautiful, It's a Curse
  • Split-Screen Phone Call: When the Plastics are scheming.
  • Spiritual Successor: This movie has been called a PG-13 version of Heathers, and not without justification. Also, the writer of Heathers and the director of Mean Girls are brothers.
  • Stepford Smiler: Gretchen (the "one small step from a complete nervous breakdown" version, rather than the "empty inside" version).
  • Stripperiffic: Lampshaded at the Halloween party, where Cady comments on how in Girl World, Halloween is the one night of the year a girl can dress like a total slut and no one can say anything. Gretchen wears a cat costume made of skintight leather, Karen wears a skimpy, cleavage-revealing teddy (only the ears give it away as a costume - "I'm a mouse. Duh."), while Regina wears a "rabbit" costume that's nothing more than a Playboy Bunny suit. Cady, not knowing this and thinking that Halloween costumes are meant to be scary, wears pale makeup, novelty rubber teeth, and a Blood-Splattered Wedding Dress ("an ex-wife").
  • Suddenly Sober: Cady at her house party.
  • Suck Out the Poison: In voice over, Cady claims this is the correct response to being bitten by a snake. It's a metaphor, but she should still know better, with zoologists as parents.
  • Suspiciously Specific English Paper: Oh, Gretchen.
  • Title Drop: During Janis's "The Reason You Suck" Speech to Cady, she says "You are a mean girl! You're a bitch!"
  • Tomboyish Ponytail
  • Too Much Information: "Somebody wrote in that book that I'm lying about being a virgin, 'cuz I use super-jumbo tampons, but I can't help if I've got a heavy flow and a wide set vagina!"
  • Trust Building Blunder: Miss Norbury's trust-fall exercise, involving a girl in a wheelchair wheeling herself backwards off the podium, and Gretchen pratfalling after everyone is disgusted by her Backhanded Apology.
  • Truth-Telling Session: Regina escalates the battle to such an extreme level that it can best be described as "going nuclear."
  • Twisting the Words: Regina uses this to undermine people's confidence: "So you agree? You think you're really pretty?"
  • Uncanny Valley: In-Universe. Cady finds Mrs. George to fall deep into the Valley, thanks to her plastic surgery. The sight of her fake breasts approaching Cady is met with Psycho Strings, and Cady is clearly unnerved by her lack of reaction to her little chihuahua gnawing on her tit.
  • Verbal Backspace: Principal Duvall, repeatedly.
    Principal Duvall: I don't care how long it takes. I will keep you here all night.
    Joan the Secretary: We can't keep them past four
    Principal Duvall: I will you keep here until four.
  • Wardrobe Wound: In a Deleted Scene, Cady tries to give Regina one by having a friend rig her cafeteria table so that it tips and spills food into her lap when she sits down. However, a member of Regina's Girl Posse sits where Regina was supposed to, thus becoming the prank's victim.
  • Weight Woe: Regina's "killer bod" is one of the items that comes under attack in Janis' plot. The means? Protein-heavy granola bars that are supposed to help athletes and malnourished children gain weight, passed to Regina as if they're diet bars. Despite Regina's weight gain being a significant plot point, the actress' size doesn't change in the slightest.
  • Wet Sari Scene: How Karen "predicts" when it's going to rain.
  • Wild Teen Party
  • With Friends Like These...: Regina to Karen, Cady, and (especially) Gretchen. "Frenemies" indeed!
  • Women's Mysteries: The principal attempts to get the girls talking about about any "ladies' problems" they might have (referring to disagreements with each other. When the first one he singles out predictably starts going into Too Much Information territory he swiftly subs in Miss Norbury, saying "OK, I can't do this."
  • You Are the New Trend: Regina. One scene has Janis cutting nipple holes in Regina's shirt in the locker room to try and sabotage her wardrobe. Regina wears the top anyway and the next day, every girl has the exact same nipple holes in her shirt.


The sequel provides examples of the following tropes:

  • Anything That Moves: Chastity.
  • Ask a Stupid Question...:
    Mandi: Yes, Chastity, Dirty Dancing. No, down and dirty!
  • Avoid the Dreaded G Rating: The sole reason this film was not aired on Disney Channel as an original movie is because of the amount of tacked-on profanity.
    • They aired it on ABC Family instead.
    • And later on E! under their "Movies We Love" banner. . .
  • Broken Aesop: The moral of the story seems to be "don't be a follower," but in the end, Abby decides to attend Carnegie-Melon instead of her original goal of NYU just to stick with Jo, who in turn based her college decision solely on it being the school her dead mother went to.
  • Chekhov's Gun: The paranoid neighbor. Specifically his security cameras.
  • Enemy Mine: In the climax, Jo's former friends decide they hate Mandi more than they hate her and agree to help her.
  • Face-Heel Turn: Jo becomes Not So Different from Mandi over the course of the film. However, she does make a Heel-Face Turn in the end.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: Tyler points out in one scene that Jo is acting a lot like Mandi.
  • Irony: That a girl named Chastity will sleep with Anything That Moves.
    • Until she learns what her name means that is.
  • Lame Pun Reaction: The "Anti-Plastics". Noted as such by Jo in voice-over.
  • Lighter and Softer
  • Manipulative Bitch
  • Ms. Fanservice: Jo Mitchell
  • Polite Villains, Rude Heroes: Mandi and Tyler (see next trope). Only those two however; Mandi's horrible to everyone else.
  • Step Sibling Rivalry: Mandi and Tyler, though oddly the dislike comes entirely from his side and Mandi, despite being a bitch to everyone else seems to have some sisterly feeling for him, even declaring him off limits to Chastity and calling his father (her stepfather) "our Dad". He's also the only character she's never directly mean to.
  • Shout-Out: Why does it feel like the football game between the Plastics and the Anti-Plastics is an homage to The Longest Yard (of all things)?
  • What the Hell, Hero?: When Abby finds out that Jo accepted money to be her friend, she takes it about as well as one would expect.
  • You Keep Using That Word: Badass is frequently used to describe Jo but the only really badass thing she does is drive her vespa into the school.
    • I would say that tackling Mandi and holding her down is pretty badass

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