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-> ''"There ain't no party like an S Club party..."

S Club 7 was a pop band that formed at the end of the 90s, following in the footsteps of mixed groups like ''Music/{{Steps}}'', and went on to achieve worldwide success. Their first single "Bring It All Back" brought them instant popularity and they were heavily marketed as "the next big thing" for kids with a TV show (similar in style to The Monkees) as well as various TV specials.
Their projects included:
* ''S Club'', ''7'', ''[[NewSoundAlbum Sunshine]]'' and ''[[HotterAndSexier Seeing Double]]'' - albums
* ''Miami 7'', ''LA 7'', ''Hollywood 7'' and ''Viva S Club'' - a TV show featuring the group playing fictionalised versions of themselves, as a struggling band trying to make it in America. Each season is named after the location it took place in.
* ''Back to the 50s'', ''Boyfriends and Birthdays'', ''Artistic Differences'' and ''Christmas Special'' - TV specials that followed the TV show's continuity. The first two are set during S Club's drive from Miami to LA and the second are set after they move out of Joni's apartment.
* ''S Club Go Wild'' - a documentary series in which each band member went to a foreign country to see their sponsored endangered animal.
* ''S Club: Seeing Double'' - a feature length movie in a different continuity from the TV show. This one is more overtly fantasy, involving a mad scientist cloning the world's pop stars. It's also the only one of the tie-in media to not feature Paul in any way.

As the [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin name suggests, there were seven members to the band]]:
* '''Joanne "Jo" O'Meara''' - took lead vocals more often than any of the others and was widely regarded as the best singer. She attempted to go solo after the band split but a huge racism scandal on ''Celebrity Big Brother'' ruined her reputation and she suffered a mental breakdown. Right now she has shaken off the controversy and is a mother.
* '''Rachel Stevens''' - probably second in line to Jo and was heavily marketed as the GirlNextDoor of the band. She took lead vocals quite often and went on to have a fairly successful solo career after the band split. She later competed on Season 6 of ''Series/StrictlyComeDancing'' and placed second.
* '''Bradley [=McIntosh=]''' - the most prominent male member of the band and also a twofer TokenMinority. He attempted to have a music career but he has remained below the radar.
* '''Hannah Spearitt''' - pushed as the cutest one of the band and was hired mainly for her acting on the TV show and has arguably had the most success after the split, having landed a prominent role on the show ''Series/{{Primeval}}'' and later ''{{Series/Casualty}}''.
* '''Jon Lee''' - the boyish member of the band. Like Hannah, he was more of an actor and went on to have a career in the West End after the band split. In 2010, he publicly came out as gay, though claimed everyone else had known for years.
* '''Tina Barrett''' - the dancer of the group and the one who really nobody knows what happened to. Known to have choreographed many of the band's routines. Attempted a solo comeback in 2012 that was only promoted in [[FanService men's mags]].
* '''Paul Cattermole''' - the first person to leave the group (it was renamed "S Club" after that) and joined a Nu-Metal band. Was romantically linked to Hannah for a while.

After losing Paul at the beginning of ''Viva S Club,'' the band continued on with six members for about another year and one more album (''Seeing Double'') before disbanding. However, in 2014, all seven members reunited for a song medley for the British charity telethon Children in Need, and announced a short reunion tour in the summer of 2015.

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!!There ain't no trope like an S Club trope:

* ADayInTheLimelight: Each member of the band got to have a song where they sang lead vocals:
** Rachel - "I Really Miss You", "Natural" and an alternate version of "Alive" with her vocals instead of Jo's.
** Jon - "Sunshine", "Someday, Somewhere".
** Bradley - "Spiritual Love," I'll Keep Waiting".
** Hannah - "Dance Dance Dance", "Hey Kitty Kitty".
** Paul - "Love Train", "Good Times".
** Tina - "I'll Be There", "Secret Love," and the B-Side "Discotek," which she co-wrote.
** In addition their albums each have a "girls song" (Bring It All Back from ''S Club'') and a "boy's song" (Reach from ''7'') with solos given out to each member of both genders.
* TheAdjectivalSuperhero: One of their songs refers to them as "The One and Only Wonderful S Club."
* AffectionateParody: The first episode of ''LA 7'' is a parody of ''Film/TheBlairWitchProject''.
* AllGuysWantCheerleaders: Bradley apparently hooked up with a group of cheerleaders in an episode of ''LA 7''.
* AmbiguouslyJewish: Paul references Rachel's Judaism in an episode of ''Miami 7'' by saying that bacon isn't good for her, but other than that it was never acknowledged on the show.
* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking:
** In ''Miami 7'' Howard is sent to court for illegally working the band. To end the hearing the judge finds him guilty:
---> '''Judge:''' You exploited these people, worked them like dogs, tried to deceive the law, and your shirt is just awful."
** In "Howard's Hotel" Tina threatens to sue Danny Parsons for corportate deception, international skullduggery and making Rachel cry.
* AWildRapperAppears: Bradley did this a couple of times on songs he didn't sing lead on, with a rather slowed-down version in "All in Love is Fair" and twice in "Do it Til We Drop." Since he was an actual member of the group, it's Justified.
* BadJobWorseUniform: A RunningGag on ''LA 7'' where the gang had to work odd jobs to get by.
** When working in a fast food place, Jo at first has to wear a cheesy behind-the-counter uniform with a silly hat - while Bradley must walk around dressed like a giant hot dog. Jo later gets demoted to walking around dressed like a giant burger.
** Rachel, Hannah and Jo audition to promote an RPG video game - which involves going around in a ChainmailBikini dressed as 'Zelda the sorceress'. In the same episode, Rachel and Jo have to play singing teeth in a toothpaste commercial.
** When Rachel has a job as a dog-sitter, she loses the dog of a costumed superhero called the Cloaked Avenger - so ''she'' has to dress up as his sidekick Cloak Girl.
* BareYourMidriff: Done by all of the girls on the show. Justified since it was always hot wherever they stayed, and they frequently hung out on the beach.
* BeachEpisode:
** Quite a few of them in ''Miami 7'' and ''LA 7'' (for obvious reasons). One of the former has an episode revolving around a volleyball match, and the band are on the beach for most of it
** The video for "Natural" has the gang on an island making a shelter.
* BigDamnMovie: ''S Club Seeing Double''. Notably the TV series was a sitcom about a struggling band trying to make it in America. The movie - set in an alternate continuity - involved a mad scientist cloning the world's pop stars.
* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: An in-universe example. One episode of ''LA 7'' had the band trying to make a home movie about bank robbers. One scene had Bradley's character (a cop) stop to admire a girl dancing in the street (Tina). This was apparently to give Tina something to do in the movie. Then they decide to end the movie with a performance of "S Club Party".
* BiggerOnTheInside: A bathroom on the side of the road in ''LA 7''. It looks like an outhouse from the outside but on the inside is actually a spa.
* BlondeBrunetteRedhead: All the S Club girls. The usual roles are played with as Tina is the BrainyBrunette (redhead by the time they got to ''Viva S Club''), Rachel was the Dumb Brunette, Jo was the Fiery Blonde and Hannah was a combination DumbBlonde and Fiery Blonde.
* {{Bowdlerization}}: Disney Channel airings of "Misguided" from ''LA 7'' awkwardly edit out the burglar running into the van door, making it a little unclear how Hannah managed to subdue him.
* BoyishShortHair: Jo had short hair from ''LA 7'' onwards which is probably why she was portrayed as the {{Tomboy}}. Hannah also had short hair for ''Hollywood 7'' but this was never commented on.
* BrainlessBeauty: Bradley and Rachel in the TV show
* BreakupSong: "Hope For The Future", "I'll Keep Waiting", "All In Love Is Fair", "Cross My Heart", "Lately", "Someday, Someway", "Never Had A Dream Come True", "Have You Ever".
* BrickJoke: The hurricane episode of ''Miami 7''; at the start when the band are worrying about a hurricane at the hotel, Jo remarks "the only time we'll get wind here is if Bradley has Cuban food". Later on Howard repeats the same line only with Marvin instead of Bradley. Bradley is there to hear it, turns to Marvin and says "you too?"
* BuffySpeak: In the movie the group discuss the possibility that the clones are 'pop-bots'.
* ButNotTooBlack: Mixed race [[note]]Indo-Guyanese mother and English father to be exact [[/note]] Tina started out looking quite ethnic with black hair and dark colouring. As time went on she lightened her hair to auburn and brown and at the end merely looked like a white girl with a tan.
* CameraFiend: Paul and his video camera, especially in ''LA 7''.
* CampStraight: The girls turn Howard into this after a day of pampering in ''Miami 7''.
* CatchPhrase: The band's swear word substitute "Parp" as well as "Muffin".
* CerebusSyndrome: Jo was always the tough cookie happy-go-lucky member of the group portrayed in the TV series. After the group split and the scandal on ''Celebrity Big Brother'' she began receiving death threats and was ostracised by most of her friends while her house was also in danger of being repossessed (that was actually the reason she went on Celebrity Big Brother in the first place). If you were an S Club fan then watching Jo's teary eyed GMTV interview where she broke down and apologised for her actions was especially jarring.
* CharacterisationMarchesOn: For a few of the band members, their characters in ''Miami 7'' are drastically different to their personalities they were known for down the line. It wasn't until ''LA 7'' that they adopted their more well known personas.
** Rachel was originally a lot more ditzy and obsessed with her looks. She later evolved into a GirlNextDoor who was more innocent than actually stupid.
** Bradley developed extreme SerialRomeo tendencies and became a lot more unlucky.
** Tina was initially a cross between TheFace and a TeamMom but morphed into the bossy one.
** Jon essentially [[TheGenericGuy had no personality]] but gradually became a mellower version of [[Series/{{Friends}} Chandler Bing]].
** Jo started out as a bit of a tough cookie but became a full on {{Tomboy}} and LadEtte.
** Hannah underwent real Flanderisation and became a combination DumbBlonde and CloudCuckooLander.
** Paul was the only one who stayed fairly consistent although he was a lot clumsier in ''Miami 7'' and this trait had vanished by ''LA 7''.
* ChekhovsGun: A minor example in the movie. In the opening montage we see a fan giving Hannah a pair of sock puppets. She later uses the puppets to distract a pair of guard dogs
* ChekhovsGunman: Rachel's boyfriend is mentioned casually in a few episodes of ''Miami 7'' before being part of the major plot of the ''Boyfriends and Birthdays'' TV special where he gives Rachel an ultimatum - leave the band or he breaks up with her.
* ChekhovsSkill: In the movie when the band spies on the clones in the mansion they see them rehearsing a dance number. The next day when they swap places with three of the clones they are filming a music video with the same dance routine. Jon, Hannah and Rachel are able to blend in.
* ChildProdigy: An entire camp full of them in an episode of ''LA 7''. Played with slightly in the fact that the kids only know things they've read up on - and have no idea how to do things practically. Could count as a deconstruction, given that the aesop of the episode is that trying to force kids to become prodigies shouldn't come at the cost of enjoying the short childhood while they can.
* ClipShow:
** Each season finale recapped events from the season.
** The video for "Bring It All Back" featured clips from ''Miami 7''
** The video for "Love Ain't Gonna Wait For You" showed clips from the band's other videos as well as the TV shows, movie and other archive footage.
* CodeNames: In the movie the band adopts these when investigating the clones. Jon is Bird Dog, Hannah is Hedge Pig, Rachel is The Shopper, Bradley is Big Pants, Tina is implied to be Mr Black[[note]]Hannah asks for that name and Jo tells her it's taken; we never hear Tina's code name said out loud[[/note]] and Jo is initially Essex Terrier but changes to Tough Sirloin.
* ComicallyMissingThePoint :
** From the movie when the band are staking out where the clones are staying
---> '''Jon:''' The eagle has landed.
---> '''Hannah:''' Where? I love eagles.
** Hannah gets this a lot. When the band gets stranded in the woods and the car breaks down, Rachel sarcastically suggests digging for oil and then turning it into petrol. Hannah remarks how ridiculous that idea this - how will they dig without a shovel?
* ContinuityReboot: The movie in a sense. The TV show portrayed them as a struggling band trying to make it in America. The movie on the other hand ignores this and seems to follow the band's actual history. See GenreShift as well below.
* CovertPervert: The Rachel clone in the movie.
---> '''Rachel Clone''': "Do I tie you up now Bradley?"
* DaddyDidntShow: A plot point in ''Boyfriends & Birthdays''. The birthday boy's father isn't able to make it.
* TheDanza: In-universe example. When making a film themselves in ''LA 7'', Hannah, Paul, Bradley and Jon play police detectives Spearritt, Cattermole, [=McIntosh=] and Lee.
* DistantReactionShot: The movie's Tina ambushing her clone on stage and grabbing her microphone is given one of these, from the outside of the venue.
* DistractedByTheSexy: In the movie Rachel is able to help the others sneak past a security guard by seductively washing his windows.
* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Played with in an episode of ''LA 7''. Bradley and Jo get into a fight, Jo comes home with a bruise on her arm while Bradley is covered in bandages. Tina is shocked that Bradley hit a girl despite the clear fact that Jo nearly killed him. Jon calls Tina out on this.
---> '''Tina:''' He hit a girl!
---> '''Jon:''' Yeah, but she won!
* DrillSergeantNasty:
** Tina transforms into one in one episode, even mysteriously donning a uniform from {{Hammerspace}}.
---> '''Tina''': Head up, shoulders back, chest out! [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar Not]] ''[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar that]]'' [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar far out, Rachel]]!
** In another, she gets a job as a dance teacher at Muscle Beach. She's teaching several musclemen the dance routine to "Reach," and they all look ready to collapse.[[note]]This is quite justified to those who know about body building. A lot of amateur bodybuilders focus on weight exercises and minimise cardio so as not to lose their muscle mass. As dance is a very strenuous exercise, it's understandable that they'd be exhausted; they've likely not done that before.[[/note]]
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness:
** Some episodes of ''Miami 7'' were a bit odd, specifically the one where they get sent back in time to the 1970s. They also frequently make lightning flash whenever they slap hands. There's also random moments in episodes where they do the haka to intimidate Howard and Jo gets carried off by a hurricane. The rest of the shows kept things to a more realistic sitcom formula.
** The group's first couple of singles emphasized equality, with all the members getting lines in. Starting with "Two In A Million", Jo took lead vocals and was primarily the lead singer for most of their singles afterwards. "Natural" and "Don't Stop Movin'" are the only singles not to have Jo on lead vocals.
* EasyAmnesia: Paul in the Christmas special thanks to a car accident.
* EveryoneLovesBlondes: By the time of ''Hollywood 7'' Rachel had become blonde, thereby filling this role which she had while she was brunette.
* EvilBrit: In the "Making Movies" episode of ''LA 7'', Hannah and the boys play American cops. Jo and Rachel play the bank robbers but keep their own accents.
* TheFace: Tina in the ''Miami 7'' days but this morphed into her being the bossy one.
* FakeAmerican: In-universe in an episode of ''LA 7''. The gang make a movie, and Hannah and the boys play American cops. Rachel and Jo as [[EvilBrit the villains get to keep their accents]].
* FanService: The TV series took place in Florida, California and Barcelona - giving plenty of excuses for the band to be in swimsuits on the beach. Likewise the video for "Natural" is a BeachEpisode.
* {{Fauxreigner}}: In an episode of ''Miami 7'', Howard tries to get the group to pass as Americans - in order to avoid getting done for employing illegal immigrants.
* {{Flanderization}}: At the start of the TV show, Hannah was a fairly happy-go-lucky girl. She had a bit of a quirky side but she was fairly calm. Fast forward to the movie where tries to distract a group of guard dogs with sock puppets, wears all her clothes to avoid carrying a suitcase and apparently got her ex-con uncle to hire their manager.
* ForgotFlandersCouldDoThat: Tina released a solo album eight years after the band split. Averted with Hannah who has focused solely on acting.
* FourGirlEnsemble: The girls were portrayed this way on the show. Hannah was TheDitz, Jo was the mannish one, Rachel was the glamorous one obsessed with her looks, and Tina was the wise one.
* FriendsRentControl: The gang in ''LA 7'' do rather conveniently find an apartment that has enough room for seven. Their landlady does feature as a main character and it's implied she cuts them some slack. But most of the episodes do revolve around them trying to pay rent with various odd jobs.
* GenreShift: The TV show was fairly realistic but the movie veered into children's fantasy with a plot about an evil scientist cloning various pop singers. Earlier on, the tie-in S Club style magazines would occasionally feature a fantasy story - such as the band getting sent back in time to Queen Elizabeth I's court or a witch turning Bradley into a girl.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
** The S Club clones in the movie are told to shower together to save water.
** Their manager Natalie mistakenly pulls out a vibrator when packing the band's suitcases.
** The TV show made a couple of jokes about Rachel's chest.
** A man grabs Rachel's ass in the opening credits of the film.
** In an episode of ''LA 7'' Jon alludes to Jo making a rude joke about ''Film/TheWizardOfOz''. He blushes when he talks about it.
* GirlinessUpgrade: Rachel commented on this after she went solo. She mentioned that she had mostly worn t-shirts and jeans in S Club - so it was new for her to be wearing more glamorous and sexy clothing in her videos.
* Getting Crap Past the Radar : Since the time they were taping ''LA 7''
* GoodTimesMontage: A lot of episodes would feature these, with one of the songs playing over it.
* GreatestHitsAlbum
* GoshDangItToHeck: The band loved to use the word "parp" as a swear word substitute, though Hell and Damn were used by Jo and Tina
* HairFlip: Jo during "S Club Party" - "We got Jo, she's got the flow".
* HelloNurse: Rachel in-universe and real life. See InformedAttractiveness below. She was actually requested through her modelling agency to come into the studio to record an audition tape for the band. She found out she had been accepted within two weeks while the rest weren't confirmed until after six months. Of course it probably helped that Rachel could sing as well.
* HiddenDepths: Jo's character was of course the Tomboy of the group, and the hot-tempered one. However she also displays a surprising knowledge of classical music - due to her father being a fan.
* HighSchoolDance: Rachel must go to a prom with the manager's son in an episode of ''LA 7'' while Jo, Hannah and Tina all go with the same guy.
* HollywoodNerd: The band manager's son in ''LA 7'' is a stereotypical nerd.
* HotterAndSexier: Rachel's image after the band split. Her first single "Sweet Dreams, My LA Ex"'s video has her showing off her long legs while locked in a box, "Some Girls" alludes to a CastingCouch and she left behind several square feet of clothing.
* HorribleHollywood: ''LA 7'' shows the group having a lot of trouble even finding an agent ("this is LA, ''everyone'' sings here") and having to get measly gigs to get by even when they do.
* HufflepuffHouse: In-universe when ''LA 7'' has the group trying to make a movie. They cast Rachel and Jo as the bank robbers, while Hannah, Jon and Bradley play the cops. Tina plays a dancer busking on the street, who has no lines.
* HurricaneOfPuns: When Jo and Rachel end up playing singing teeth in a toothpaste commercial, the rest of the band goes to town:
--> '''Jon:''' I don't know why you're upset. You both looked really polished.
--> '''Paul:''' What's the matter? Flost your sense of humour?
--> '''Hannah:''' Come on, we always have dinner together. You know the drill.
--> '''Bradley:''' (as they're going to bed) Don't forget to brush yourselves.
* InformedAttractiveness: Rachel is definitely portrayed as "the pretty one" of the girls. Bradley is attracted to her clone in the movie, she frequently has men grabbing her ass, is a SerialRomeo and her blind date faints when he sees her for the first time.
* InformedAttribute: In Miami 7, Howard's nicknames for Rachel and Hannah are "long haired kid" and "short/small kid" respectively. Despite Rachel being shorter than Hannah and Hannah having, at the time, longer hair than Rachel. Also, Tina's nickname is "tall kid" and Paul's nickname is "older kid". Even though Tina's the oldest member and Paul is the tallest.
* IntercourseWithYou: "I'll Keep Waiting."
* IronicNickname: According to the manual, Tina was nicknamed "Teeny" - even though she was the tallest of the girls.
* {{Irony}}:
** Hannah spends an episode trying to attract the attentions of a lifeguard, all her attempts failing. The one thing she doesn't try is the one that gets him to notice her - she nearly drowns when a jet ski knocks her off her Li-Lo.
** Howard is terrified he won't make a good impression on a blind date and resorts to the girls' help. The twist is of course that ''he'' ends up not liking the woman albeit for completely superficial reasons.
* JailBait: A male example - a thirteen-year-old who hits on Hannah. And she allows him when she finds out he's a billionaire.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Howard from ''Miami 7''.
* JukeboxMusical: Pretty much the raison d'etre of the sitcom and movie. Each season of the TV series had one of the band's albums as its soundtrack, though usually just featured one song per episode. ''Seeing Double'' is a much straighter example with many of the band's songs being worked in as musical numbers.
* LampshadeHanging: The TV series (especially ''LA 7'') loved this. One episode had Hannah talking to the ImagineSpot and the rest of the group yelling at her for it.
* TheLadette: Jo's character on the TV show. It can be quite surprising to see the contrast between that and her real life personality in ''S Club Go Wild''.
* LoveIsADrug: Shows up in the lyrics for "You're My Number One".
* MagicalNanny:
** The band themselves in an episode of the TV show where they work at a kids' camp that's more like a boarding school.
** They also play a similar role in the video for "Reach".
* ManChild: Paul and Bradley at times.
* MarketBasedTitle: Each TV series was renamed for broadcast on the [[Creator/ABCFamily Fox Family Channel]] in America. The first three's titles began with "S Club 7 in..." followed by the name of the city they were in on said series (e.g., ''Miami 7'' became ''S Club 7 in Miami'', etc.). The fourth, ''Viva S Club'', was simply titled ''S Club'' onscreen, but was referred to as ''S Club 7 in Barcelona'' in commercials.
* MatzoFever: Rachel is Jewish (though the show never mentioned it) so her being the one that got the most guys ''could'' be just a coincidence. Could be.
* MistakenForAnImposter: In the movie, the real members of the group are jailed for impersonating themselves. Of course this is quite justified by S Club getting advertised prominently on tour in America, and the cloned!Alistair putting in a call about impersonators in Barcelona.
* MsFanservice: Rachel was promoted as the glamorous one of the group, and many of the ParentService and GettingCrapPastTheRadar moments involved her. She's even called upon in the movie to make sure a security guard is DistractedByTheSexy. Notably in the S Club Party Tour of 2001, during the performance of "S Club Party", her bit was shaking her ass for the crowd - as opposed to the rest of the group doing something athletic.
* NeverSayDie: Averted in the movie. It's outright said that the villain is going to kill them. He also threatens to kill Rachel at one point. Additionally in the ''Back To The 50s'' special, the group has to stop a boy racer from dying in a car crash.
* NeverTrustATrailer: The trailers made it look like the band getting arrested was a big plot point of the movie when they're only in prison for about five minutes. Also the clones were only mentioned in a blink-and-you'll miss it line.
* NotDistractedByTheSexy: Despite showering with their fellow bandmembers' clones, Rachel is more interested in them not having bellybuttons. Tina likewise when she spies on the clones showering.
* NoodleIncident: One episode of ''LA 7'' had Bradley fired from his job. The reason: he took his boss's car and something happened involving mayonnaise and hungry cheerleaders.
* PairTheSpares: A band of four girls, three guys...they were often paired together during the more romantic songs. It typically went Jo/Bradley, Jon/Tina and Hannah/Paul and Rachel often was the one left on her own. This dynamic was of course dropped when Paul left.
* ParentService: The parents probably didn't mind watching the shows with their kids whenever the hot young singers donned their swimsuits every other episode.
* PlotHole: The movie is full of them.
** The band splits into two groups to find out information about the clones - it's Tina, Jo and Bradley that discover Victor Gaughan cloned them. Yet before they've had a chance to contact the others, they're kidnapped and Jon remarks "Gaughan's gonna clone us again" when he should have no idea who Gaughan is or that they've been cloned in the first place.
** Then later on when they meet Gaughan, Rachel says "are you the one who bought the knickers off the internet?" when she shouldn't know that.
** Then there's the moment when the band are watching "live" footage of their clones performing in LA...except it's archive footage from the S Club Carnival tour when Paul was still in the band. So the band don't comment on why there's a seventh member of the band onstage or why Jo, Jon and Hannah all have different hairstyles (shorter). Then the same footage is shown again later in the movie and is still supposed to be a live show.
** Also when they swap places with three of the clones, they do so in the middle of filming a music video. Jon and Hannah have to improvise the dance routine since they haven't rehearsed it yet we see Rachel following it perfectly when she shouldn't know it at all.
** Jo doesn't appear in the shower scenes (see RealLifeWritesThePlot) and the other clones don't acknowledge this.
** The band's travel manager Natalie arrives at the end of the movie with the police. There's no mention of her knowing that they should be there or how she got from Spain to LA so quickly.
* PostModernism: The TV series especially:
** ''Miami 7'' will have the odd episode where a member of the group conjures something out of {{Hammerspace}}, usually with someone else wondering where they got it.
** Whenever they put their hands together saying "united we stand, divided we fall", lightning flashes. One episode has them getting annoyed when it doesn't happen right away, and trying to make it happen again.
** Jon asks Rachel if she sometimes thinks Hannah is an alien - and Hannah's eyes flash green. They wonder if she uses contacts.
** Hannah talks to the ImagineSpot in one episode, and the rest of the group scold her for it.
* RainbowMotif: The seven members of the band each got their own colour of the rainbow (Tina - red, Paul - orange, Hannah - yellow, Jon - green, Bradley - blue, Jo - indigo, Rachel - violet).
* RealSongThemeTune[=/=]ReplacedTheThemeTune: Each season had a different song as its opening theme. Miami 7 had "Bring It All Back", LA 7 had "Reach", Hollywood 7 had "You" and Viva S Club had "Alive".
* ResetButton: A rather blatant example in the ''Hollywood 7'' episode "The Kiss" where Hannah and Paul kiss and the others use hypnotism to get them to forget it ever happened so there wouldn't be any problems in the band. The kiss was never mentioned or referenced after that episode.
* RunningGag: For a few episodes in ''Miami 7'' the band would put their hands together and say "united we stand, divided we fall" and a strange lightning bolt thing would flash. Lampshaded by Marvin in an episode.
* SequelGoesForeign: Technically they had "gone foreign" since the very beginning, being a British band in the United States, but the fourth series still pulled this off, sending them off to Barcelona, Spain.
* SerialRomeo: Bradley. Rachel developed into one in ''LA 7'' and their landlady Joannie has quite the number of exes too.
* SheCleansUpNicely: The band would often be seen in casual clothes, not to mention a little dirty from all the work Howard put them through at the hotel, so it was quite a change whenever they all got dressed up to the nines.
* ShipTease: Jo and Bradley, Hannah and Paul (eventually became a couple in real life) and Jon and Tina.
* ShirtlessScene: The guys in the video for "Natural".
* ShoppingMontage: In "Alligator" when the girls help Howard prepare for his date.
* ShoutOut: See the AffectionateParody example above. Also Tina's codename in the movie is [[Film/ReservoirDogs Mr Black]].
* SillyLoveSongs: “You’re My Number One”, “Two In A Million”, “Natural”, “If It’s Love”, “Love Train”, “I’ll Keep Waiting”, “Cross My Heart”, “The Color Of Blue”, “I’ll Be There”, “Stand By You”, “Spiritual Love”, “Perfect Christmas”, “Show Me Your Colors”, “You”, “Stronger”, “Boy Like You”, “Sunshine”, “I Will Find You”, “Right Guy”, “Alive”, “Love Ain’t Gonna Wait For You”, “Straight From The Heart”, “Secret Love”, “The Greatest”, “Let Me Sleep”, “Rain”
* {{Squick}}: {{In-Universe}} during TheMovie; Jo, Hannah, Tina, Jon and ''especially'' Rachel had this reaction when Bradley kissed the Rachel clone, since the members of the band looked at one another LikeBrotherAndSister. Bradley didn't see the issue. Behind the scenes it was like that for them when they filmed the kiss. Bradley described it as like kissing his sister.
* StylisticSuck:
** When the band have to pass as a classical orchestra in ''LA 7'' and put on a truly diabolical performance, the kids at Clever Camp decide it must be awful on purpose and applaud.
--> '''Girl:''' That was either totally brilliant, or the worst thing I've ever heard in my life.
--> '''Boy:''' Even worse than ''Silence of the Lambs: The Musical''?
--> '''Girl:''' Possibly, let's just go with brilliant, shall we?
** And when they decide to make a movie, it's filmed with a camcorder and is full of loads of cop movie cliches - complete with lots of {{Melodrama}} and [[OohMeAccentsSlipping bad American accents from the gang]].
* TakeThat:
** The movie has quite a few, a lot of them directed at the Spice Girls who were also managed by Simon Fuller before firing him.
--> "We could manage ourselves, and do loads of solo projects that no one's gonna buy"
--> "You could marry a footballer, Rach. And have loads of babies with really silly names"
** When they're in the room with all the celebrity clones, we get yet another Music/SpiceGirls TakeThat and an Ozzy Osbourne one.
--> '''Rachel:''' Is that Posh Spice over there eating a steak-and-kidney pie?
--> '''Hannah:''' [[HollywoodThin Well that proves she's not the real thing]].
--> '''Tina:''' And Ozzy Osbourne! I can't believe they cloned Ozzy Osbourne.
--> '''Bradley Clone:''' No, that's the real one. Victor never cloned him. He's a mad scientist but [[EvenEvilHasStandards he's not insane]].
* TechnicianVersusPerformer: The group was usually divided into Technicians with good singing ability - Jo, Rachel and Bradley - and Performers who didn't shine in the songs but had much more personality on the TV show - Jon, Hannah, Paul. Tina is a curious case; as an accomplished dancer, she falls into the Technician category. But as a singer, she's a Performer.
* TheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Jo and Bradley. Despite the former's {{Tsundere}} behavior towards the latter, it's obvious the two care about one another when the chips are down. And in RealLife, too: Bradley was the only member to defend Jo on the record after the whole ''Celebrity Big Brother'' scandal.
* ThisIsGoingToBeHuge: Paul left to join a Music/NuMetal band... in [[DeaderThanDisco/Music 2002]]...
* ThoseTwoGuys: Howard and Marvin in ''Miami 7''.
* TimeTravelEpisode:
** ''Miami 7'''s "The Bermuda Triangle" has the gang being transported back in time to the 1970s. Jon tells a young {{Music/Madonna}} to keep plugging away at her music, while Tina warns a still-thin Music/ElvisPresley to not eat so much at the snack table.
** ''Back To The 50s'' of course has them going back in time to 1959. The video for "S Club Party" ties in with this too.
* TomboyWithAGirlyStreak: Jo's character may have been a tough Essex girl, but she did indulge in the occasional girly past time and enjoy getting dressed up. Likewise she's the one who faints when introduced to a famous movie star.
* TrueCompanions: The relationship between the band members was portrayed this way on the show. They all thought of each other like family, were always there for one another, and became deeply depressed in the episode where [[RealLifeWritesThePlot Paul left the band]]. The relationship between the band members in real life, however, [[UnderminedByReality was a completely different story]]. Just not quite [[NiceCharacterMeanActor this way]].
* {{Tsundere}}: Jo frequently. The most aggressive and fiery of the girls. Also has a sweet side that comes out around Bradley frequently.
* UnwantedHarem: Sam in ''LA 7'' who takes Hannah, Jo and Tina to his prom all at once. He has a horrible time but ends up dancing with Rachel at the end.
* WeWantOurJerkBack: Howard loses the band in a card game to another hotel owner who's even worse than he is. Needless to say the band are overjoyed when they're won back.
* WrenchWench: Jo displays this skill in ''Miami 7'' when their car breaks down.
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