Jane, Bobby, Timothy, and Allison are four friends. Timothy turns out to be a girl, Tina, but Allison turns out to be a boy, Allen. They adopt a Team Pet, Fred, but are then forced to adopt Fred's girlfriend, Violet. Bobby drops out of the group, but is later replaced by Greg.
Discussed: A character mentions how the pefect adventuring party always seems to consist of two guys, two girls, and a dog.
Conversed: "It seems that in every show about Kid Heroes, the group consists of two boys and two girls."
Implied: There are Loads and Loads of Characters who come and go, but if you pay attention, you'll notice that both the central cast and the supporting cast consist of the same number of females as males.
Plotted A Good Waste: The producers make certain that the cast is a Gender Equal Ensemble, so as to appeal to both male and female audiences.
Played for Laughs: The Leader decides to assemble a large group divided into subgroups, and spends a ridiculous amount of time arranging them so that each subgroup consists of the same number of males as females.
Played for Drama: Two balanced groups of friends join together. Unfortunately, not everyone from group A gets along with group B, and they end up killing each other.