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Playing With: Girls Need Role Models
Basic Trope: Creators intentionally write strong and interesting female characters into their show.
  • Straight: Alice puts strong female characters in her TV show.
  • Exaggerated: Alice only puts strong female characters in her TV show.
  • Downplayed: Alice writes one strong female character in her TV show.
  • Justified: Alice grew up with boys' TV shows because there were no TV shows with girls that she liked.
  • Inverted:
    • Alice puts strong male characters in her TV show.
    • Alice puts weak, flawed female characters into her TV show.
  • Subverted: Alice puts in Betty and Cindy, two girls with Elemental Powers (Betty has Air, Cindy has Fire.) Betty's a bit of a Jerkass, while Cindy is an Extreme Doormat.
  • Double Subverted: These flaws are fixed by the next episode.
  • Parodied: Poking fun at feminists Danny creates a Butch Lesbian Straw Feminist, who makes a Show Within a Show where every character is her Author Avatar. There are no males.
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: ???
  • Enforced: The creators want the show to appeal to a female audience.
  • Lampshaded: "Betty and Cindy are much cooler than then other female characters!"
  • Invoked: To impress her feminist friend Ellie, Alice changes the TV show she was writing so it could have strong female characters.
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: "I am a strong proud modern woman but I will not put strong female characters into my show for anyone other than me, but especially not because guys don't need role models!"
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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