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YMMV: Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: The "alternate ending" to the series finale. It consists of an alien invader appearing out of nowhere and the cast attacking him. You may see it here:
  • Bizarro Episode: The Halloween special.
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Coconut Head. Full stop.
    • Gordy also qualifies, as he was elevated from a recurring role in Season 1 to a starring role in Seasons 2 and 3.
  • Family-Unfriendly Aesop: The Class Clown episode. While it is true that being amusing can lighten the tension in a School Environment, the episode encourage the viewer to clown around, even if it results in you getting in trouble.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: Just what did Moze say in the "Bad Habits" episode?
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: iTeacher appeared long before iCarly ever existed.
  • Ho Yay: Between Ned and Cookie.
    • Also between Loomer and Cookie.
    Loomer: Together, Cook, we will rule the dodgeball court!
    • Plus Cookie's whole subplot in Guide to: Girls, when Loomer fell in love with Cookie when he was dressed in drag.
    Loomer: *grabs "Simone's" hand* You're special, and I'd like to get to know the real you.
    Cookie: *nervously* No, you don't!
  • Hollywood Homely: Lisa. Until the third season, that is.
  • Les Yay: Between Moze and Suzie.
  • Overshadowed by Awesome: While the show was relatively popular, shows like Drake & Josh and Zoey101 are more likely to be recognized. It certainly was more popular than shows like Unfabulous or Just Jordan.
  • Special Effect Failure: The show frequently uses puppets and unconvincing People in Rubber Suits to portray various animals, and sometimes rather obvious dummies representing characters doing painful stunts. It seems that this is largely done on purpose, considering the cartoony nature of the show to begin with.
    • This is actually invoked in one episode where Moze thought she'd knocked out two of Coconut Head's teeth. The "teeth" are obviously pieces of white breath mints that have been cut to resemble teeth. Since audiences were used to the terrible effects, the audience just assumed it was his teeth. Then it was revealed that it really was breath mints in-universe as well.
  • Suspiciously Similar Song: The first chords of the tune that plays when Ned is explaining his tips to the audience sound a lot like the main riff of "I Can't Explain" by The Who.

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