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YMMV: Lizzie McGuire
  • Bizarro Episode: The "Freaky Friday" Flip episode.
  • Contractual Purity: Not necessarily a straight example, but here's what's become of Lalaine (who played Miranda). Yes, ''methamphetamine'' charges.
  • Crowning Moment of Funny: Lizzie has to give out balloon animals at the halloween dance in Night of the Day of the Dead, but she doesn't know how to make any. So she gives out a bunch of narrow balloons saying, "Here, it's a snake" or "Here it's a worm". After giving her brother, Matt, a "caterpillar", he tells her, "This is a lame balloon animal" to which she replies, "Oh, sorry. Let me fix it." She then pops the balloon and says "Ooh, there. Now it's extinct."
  • Epileptic Trees: There is a theory that is circulating around the Internet that Lizzie is a schizophrenic. It also partially explains why the show starts in middle school, and why Lizzie's friend Miranda disappeared from the show (even though the show states that she went to Mexico with her family). The theory can be read here [1].
  • Foe Yay: Some would argue, Kate and Lizzie.
  • "Funny Aneurysm" Moment: Gordo tells Lizzie that Larry is "Marilyn Manson to your Britney Spears". "Britney Spears" was supposed to mean "wholesome" back then. Yeah.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Ethan mentioned in one episode he'll take up Water polo. Years later in real life, Clayton Snyder (his actor) ends up being part of the US Water polo team.
  • Narm: Lizzie's nightmare where she frets about the guys thinking she's not feminine enough. Has to be one of the laziest nightmare scenes ever made. Especially Kate's laughing.
  • Periphery Demographic: Not all of Lizzie's (or Hilary's) fans were/are girls.
  • Scotland: The theme of an episode in which Lizzie's English class study Robert Burns. However, as any Scottish fan will tell you, many of the examples of Scottish culture were completely wrong.

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