Polly with some of the Cutants.
Polly Pocket is the central character in a line of pocket-sized dolls sold by Mattel
. The toys were later adapted to a series of direct-to-video animated movies and TV shows including Puppy in My Pocket: Adventures in Pocketville
- Distaff Counterpart: To Mighty Max
- Drama Queen: Lila, according to the webisodes.
- Expy: Mattel's Diva Starz dolls have an uncanny resemblance to the Polly Pocket characters personality-wise, with Tia as the Token Black and computer-savvy Gadgeteer Genius like Shani, Summer as the animal-loving redhead comparable to Leah, Miranda as the outspoken, alternative Fashionista, similar to Crissy, and Alexa as the blonde-haired heroine with a strong resemblance to Polly Pocket herself.
- The Everyman: Rick.
- Everyone Loves Blondes
- The Fashionistas: Crissy, the group's outspoken, artsy fashion designer, and Lila, the prissy Girly Girl.
- Five-Man Band
- Five-Token Band: Polly is blonde, Crissy is Hispanic, Lila and Kerstie are fair-skinned with dark brown hair, Shani is Ambiguously Brown, and Leah is the group's redhead.
- Friend to All Living Things: Leah, the group's athletic Tomboy.
- Gadgeteer Genius: Shani.
- Genki Girl: Kerstie, who is described as being humorous and enthusiastic.
- Girl Posse: Eve and Tori.
- Hidden Depths: According to the line, Lila is said to be a very good dancer.
- The Hyena: Leah, described as being athletic but giggly.
- Missing Mom: Polly's mother. It played special relevance in Pollyworld, where Polly's father, John Pocket, would get married to a woman named Lorelei. There was also a story where Polly and her friends go at an adventure based on clues left behind by Polly's mother.
- Nature Lover: Leah.
- Off to Boarding School: Polly's would-be stepmother tried to do this to Polly.
- The One Guy: Rick in the movie. He's the only boy among the several friends who hang around with Polly.
- Passionate Sports Girl: Leah.
- Pink Means Feminine/Pink Product Ploy
- Sassy Black Girl: Shani.
- Significant Green-Eyed Redhead: Leah.
- Spirited Young Lady: Crissy, who is described as being the most outspoken of the bunch.
- Sdrawkcab Name: Karl and Lark, the exchange students from "Pollyworld", are this to each other.
- Spoiled Sweet: Polly and her friends. Her father allows her to travel to a private island with her friends in the opposite hemisphere just so they could film an eclipse for a school project. He even named a park Pollyworld after her. It's a surprise Polly doesn't fit the Alpha Bitch stereotype better than her rival, Beth, does. Or at least a Lovable Alpha Bitch.
- Supreme Chef/Team Chef: Kerstie.
- Technicolor Eyes: The main crew.
- Brown Eyes: Crissy, Todd (discontinued) and Shani.
- Green Eyes: Leah before her eye color changes to blue.
- Innocent Blue Eyes: Polly, Rick, Anna and Kerstie (both discontinued), Lila, and Leah after the latter two's eye color change.
- Purple Eyes: Lila before her eye color changes to blue.
- The Leader/Team Mom: Polly Pocket.
- Those Two Guys: Rick and Todd, the only boys that have ever been added into the line.
- Toyless Toyline Character: Beth.
- Twin Switch: Polly and her cousin Pia pulled this in "2 Cool at Pocket Plaza".
- Unresolved Sexual Tension: Rick and Polly.
- Wicked Stepmother: Averted in Pollyworld. John Pocket would remarry, but called the engagement off once he found out Lorelei had no intention of being a mother figure to Polly.
- Youthful Freckles: Leah.