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YMMV: Kick Buttowski
  • Base Breaker: Jackie Wackerman. She's either loved for her "wacky" personality or despised for her creepy obsession with Kick.
  • Die for Our Ship: Ronaldo, to many Kick/Kendall shippers. However, he also has a lot of fans who simply don't like him and Kendall together.
  • Draco in Leather Pants Gordon Gibble. He had fangirls even before his first appearance. Rolando as well.
  • Dude, Not Funny!: The preteen pageant jokes aren't as funny if you've seen the real thing on Toddlers And Tiaras.
  • Ear Worm: The theme song.
    • And Luigi Vendetta's score settling song, to the tune of "Toreador" from Carmen.
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Ronaldo and Scarlet.
    • The show itself to Disney Animated Television. It is not as big as Phineas and Ferb or even Fish Hooks, but is still beloved by many fans.
  • Epileptic Trees: Some fans have joked that the whistle Kendall pulled out in "Box Office Blitz" was a rape whistle, because it seems to be the only realistic reason she would be carrying a whistle, other than her being Crazy-Prepared.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: There's a Running Gag where Papercut Peterson keeps mistaking Gunther for a little girl and mocking him. His voice actor would later voice a little girl called Grenda on Gravity Falls.
  • Ho Yay - Plenty of it, in terms of how Gunther (as a character) bounces off of Kick, and vice versa.
    • In "Kickin Genes":
    Gunther: What's your mom's first name?
    Kick: Honey.
    Gunther: (rubs Kick's face) Don't be shy, sugar, just tell me.
  • Nausea Fuel: Kendall made to eat a mouldy old sandwich from the trash in "Hand in Hand".
  • The Scrappy: Kick's cousin Kyle is probably supposed to be a parody on this trope.
  • Suspiciously Similar Song: A guitar riff variation on Yakety Sax in "Shh" as Kick chases his psychopathic pet around the library.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Plot: Gunther and Jackie's potential status as a Beta Couple. See Snap Back / Negative Continuity in the main page.
    • Power Play in general - the whole episode had Kick getting beat up for no reason, and with no positive resolve whatsoever to make his character worth rooting for. In fact arguably a lot of Season 2's episodes have been like this. All they're doing is making Kick, as a character, look weak and too pathetic to root for (As for Power Play, it's not the worst episode, but it's easily the worst offender of this trope in Season 2 so far.).
  • Unfortunate Implications: Played for laughs in-universe when Kick gushes about the "barbarian heritage" of Gunther's family, which leads to Gunther's dad shouting, "Did he just call us barbarians?!"
    • Brianna's best friends, as seen at her slumber party, are both Acceptable Targets: A fat girl with a deep voice, and a black girl.
  • Unpopular Popular Character: Kendall. In "Dog Gone" it's shown nobody went to her birthday party.

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