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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Despite becoming a more selfish and aggressive character nowadays, he does still have those who he loves and will do anything to stand by them, most notably Jay.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Despite becoming a more selfish and aggressive character nowadays, he does still have those who he loves and will do anything to stand by them, most notably Jay. To add to this, he also tried to help Callum come to terms with his sexuality, given his own past experience with coming out.


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** He won his first fight against Callum's homophobic father, Jonno.


** This comtinues during his return in 2019.

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** This comtinues continues during his return in 2019.



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* HypocriticalHeartwarming: Her relationship with Peggy evolved into this. Only ''she'' is allowed to fuck with/annoy/take the piss out of Peggy. Peggy is off limits to anyone else.


!!Ben Mitchell (Currently Harry Reid. Previously, Charlie Jones, Joshua Pascoe.)

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!!Ben Mitchell (Currently Harry Reid. Max Bowden. Previously, Charlie Jones, Joshua Pascoe.Pascoe, Harry Reid.)


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** This comtinues during his return in 2019.


* Jerk With a Heart of Jerk: Phil found out Jay was In A sexual relationship with A 14 year old girl, his response? Phil disowned Jay and kicked him out of the house despite Jay just finding out she was 14 and being unaware of It before, Although It becomes subverted As he gets better In time when he helps Jay out with A drug dealer After him and welcomes him back Into the house with open Arms.

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* Jerk With a Heart of Jerk: JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: Phil found out Jay was In A in a sexual relationship with A a 14 year old girl, his response? Phil disowned Jay and kicked him out of the house house, despite Jay just finding out she was 14 and being unaware of It before, Although It becomes subverted As it before.
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he gets better In in time when he helps Jay out with A a drug dealer After after him and welcomes him back Into into the house with open Arms.arms.



* RoaringRampageofRevenge: Trailers for Christmas 2014 show [[spoiler:Mick going from Tranquil to full on explosive rage after he discovers that (his unknown Brother) Dean raped his wife, throwing him across a table in the vic and smashing things]]

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* RoaringRampageofRevenge: Trailers for Christmas 2014 show [[spoiler:Mick going from Tranquil to full on explosive rage after he discovers that (his unknown Brother) brother) Dean raped his wife, throwing him across a table in the vic and smashing things]]



* Took A Level In Badass: Mick takes In A lot of levels standing up to ruthless Irish gangster Aidan Maguire and taking Aidan's violent punches like A Man, he also singlehandedly floors Stuart In All Mick and Stuarts fights, going As far as Almost choking Stuart to death and taking Vengeance by kidnapping Stuart and beating him to A Pulp, showing just how Pathetic and cowardly Stuart Is

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* Took A Level In Badass: TookALevelInBadass: Mick takes In A lot of levels standing up to ruthless Irish gangster Aidan Maguire and taking Aidan's violent punches like A Man, has already established himself as a physically capable individual but he also hasn't fully established his inner depths until later, where he singlehandedly floors Stuart In All Mick and Stuarts fights, Stuart, going As as far as Almost almost choking Stuart him to death and taking Vengeance vengeance by kidnapping Stuart and beating him to A Pulp, showing just how Pathetic and cowardly Stuart Is
physically assaulting him.


* TheDogBitesBack: [[NotAfraidOfYouAnymore Triumphantly dumps and dresses down]] DomesticAbuser Yusef Khan on the streets. When this only leads him to try kill Masood out of spite, she tricks him into thinking [[EvenEvilHasLovedOnes his daughter]] is in the house fire he caused out of despair, leading him to walk into his own death.

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* TheDogBitesBack: [[NotAfraidOfYouAnymore Triumphantly dumps and dresses down]] DomesticAbuser {{Domestic Abuse}}r Yusef Khan on the streets. When this only leads him to try kill Masood out of spite, she tricks him into thinking [[EvenEvilHasLovedOnes his daughter]] is in the house fire he caused out of despair, leading him to walk into his own death.


* Jerk With a Heart of Jerk: Phil found out Jay was In A sexual relationship with A 14 year old girl,his response? Phil disowned Jay and kicked him out of the house despite Jay just finding out she was 14 and being unaware of It before, Although It becomes subverted As he gets better In time when he helps Jay out with A drug dealer After him and welcomes him back Into the house with open Arms.

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* Jerk With a Heart of Jerk: Phil found out Jay was In A sexual relationship with A 14 year old girl,his girl, his response? Phil disowned Jay and kicked him out of the house despite Jay just finding out she was 14 and being unaware of It before, Although It becomes subverted As he gets better In time when he helps Jay out with A drug dealer After him and welcomes him back Into the house with open Arms.

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*Jerk With a Heart of Jerk: Phil found out Jay was In A sexual relationship with A 14 year old girl,his response? Phil disowned Jay and kicked him out of the house despite Jay just finding out she was 14 and being unaware of It before, Although It becomes subverted As he gets better In time when he helps Jay out with A drug dealer After him and welcomes him back Into the house with open Arms.


** {{Greed}}.
** Constantly digging himself into deeper lies.

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** {{Greed}}.
** Constantly
{{Greed}}: He's constantly digging himself into deeper lies.



* TheOtherDarrin: Alex Francis left to focus on school, he was replaced by Rory Stroud.



* Jerkass

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* Jerkass{{Jerkass}}



* TheOtherDarrin: Her younger teen self was played by Melissa Suffield until 2012 when Hetti Bywater replaced her.



* TheOtherDarrin: Has been played by no less than ''6'' different actors.



* ConvenienceMarriage: His first wife, way back in 1993, was a Romanian refugee named Nadia, who he only married so she could stay in the country (she had a boyfriend already, and Phil later fell in love with Kathy Beale). Predictably, it didn't work out and Nadia left for Germany a year later.



* DudeInDistress: [[spoiler:Held hostage by Gavin Sullivan for several days, then returns completely battered with an unhealthy addiction to alcohol.]]

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* DudeInDistress: DistressedDude: [[spoiler:Held hostage by Gavin Sullivan for several days, then returns completely battered with an unhealthy addiction to alcohol.]]



* MarriageOfConvenience: His first wife, way back in 1993, was a Romanian refugee named Nadia, who he only married so she could stay in the country (she had a boyfriend already, and Phil later fell in love with Kathy Beale). Predictably, it didn't work out and Nadia left for Germany a year later.



* TheWoobie

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* TheWoobie



!!Peggy Mitchell (Barbara Windsor)

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!!Peggy Mitchell (Barbara Windsor)(Creator/BarbaraWindsor)



* DriventoSuicide: She took an overdose of pills after telling Phil she was dying of cancer.

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* DriventoSuicide: DrivenToSuicide: She took an overdose of pills after telling Phil she was dying of cancer.



* TheWoobie: Though originally very boisterous and kind of unsympathetic, Jay grew into a very nice young man..... it was just unfortunate that with that change in personality came a majority of his tragedy.



* {{Catchphrase}}: "Oh I say!"

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* {{Catchphrase}}: CatchPhrase: "Oh I say!"



* TheWoobie: The way he was outed to his family wasn't nice, and then a few days later he was outed to the entire community by his aunt. It helps the the actor seems to be very talented at doing puppy dog eyes.

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* TheWoobie: The way he was outed to his family wasn't nice, and then a few days later he was outed to the entire community by his aunt. It helps the the actor seems to be very talented at doing puppy dog eyes.



* TheOtherDarrin: Played by Leanne Lakey in guest appearances between 2001 and 2003.



* Jerkass

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* Jerkass{{Jerkass}}



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*Took A Level In Badass: Mick takes In A lot of levels standing up to ruthless Irish gangster Aidan Maguire and taking Aidan's violent punches like A Man, he also singlehandedly floors Stuart In All Mick and Stuarts fights, going As far as Almost choking Stuart to death and taking Vengeance by kidnapping Stuart and beating him to A Pulp, showing just how Pathetic and cowardly Stuart Is



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* The Woobie: You couldn't help feeling sorry for Lee when he Is pushed to suicide from the guilt of playing A part In stealing from his family so he can provide for Whitney. It doesn't help matters that he becomes Alienated from his family After Its revealed he was behind the raid, Also seeing Mick psychologically Abuse his son for his Mistakes In spite of Lee suffering from depression and Almost committing Suicide Is very heart-wrenching to watch, which Is considered disgusting especially by Mick's standards.


* Took A Level In Jerkass: Mick Is rather Insensitive and unsympathetic towards his Depression-Diagnosed son Lee after he finds out Lee was Involved In the Queen Vic robbery all the while dealing with depression and being under Immense pressure to sort out his debts and provide for his then wife Whitney, chastising him despite the fact he was obviously suffering from depression at the time and had attempted suicide from the guilt of his actions, needless to say Mick's behavior and actions during the Sean'O Connor era Including kissing Whitney twice despite still being married to Linda has left a bad taste In fan's mouths.

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* Took A Level In Jerkass: TookALevelInJerkass: Though he used to be one of the kindest characters in The Square, he starts becoming more aggressive and cold towards his family including Nancy where he accused her of accidentally hurting Ollie (despite Lee also being responsible).
** It becomes worse later on when
Mick Is was rather Insensitive insensitive and unsympathetic towards his Depression-Diagnosed depression-diagnosed son Lee after he finds out Lee he was Involved In involved in the Queen Vic robbery all the while dealing with depression and being robbery, whilst he was also under Immense immense pressure to sort out his debts and provide for his then wife Whitney, chastising him Whitney. He chastised Lee despite the fact he was obviously suffering from depression at the time and had attempted suicide from the guilt of his actions, needless actions (to which Mick responded by telling him he should've gone through the suicide). Needless to say Mick's behavior behaviour and actions during the Sean'O Connor era Including early to late 2017, including kissing Whitney twice despite still being married to Linda has left a bad taste In fan's mouths.
were his lowest points.


* Took A Level In Jerkass: Mick Is rather Insensitive and unsympathetic towards his son Lee after he finds out Lee was Involved In the Queen Vic robbery all the while dealing with depression and being under Immense pressure to sort out his debts and provide for his then wife Whitney, chastising him despite the fact he was obviously suffering from depression at the time and had attempted suicide from the guilt of his actions, needless to say Mick's behavior and actions during the Sean'O Connor era Including kissing Whitney twice despite still being married to Linda has left a bad taste In fan's mouths.

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* Took A Level In Jerkass: Mick Is rather Insensitive and unsympathetic towards his Depression-Diagnosed son Lee after he finds out Lee was Involved In the Queen Vic robbery all the while dealing with depression and being under Immense pressure to sort out his debts and provide for his then wife Whitney, chastising him despite the fact he was obviously suffering from depression at the time and had attempted suicide from the guilt of his actions, needless to say Mick's behavior and actions during the Sean'O Connor era Including kissing Whitney twice despite still being married to Linda has left a bad taste In fan's mouths.


* Took A Level In Jerkass: Mick Is rather Insensitive and unsympathetic towards his son Lee after he finds out Lee was Involved In the Queen Vic robbery all the while dealing with depression and being under Immense pressure to sort out his debts and provide for his then wife Whitney, chastising him despite the fact he was obviously suffering from depression at the time and had attempted suicide from the guilt of his actions, needless to say Mick's behavior and actions during the Sean'O Conner era Including kissing Whitney twice despite still being married to Linda has left a bad taste In fan's mouths.

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* Took A Level In Jerkass: Mick Is rather Insensitive and unsympathetic towards his son Lee after he finds out Lee was Involved In the Queen Vic robbery all the while dealing with depression and being under Immense pressure to sort out his debts and provide for his then wife Whitney, chastising him despite the fact he was obviously suffering from depression at the time and had attempted suicide from the guilt of his actions, needless to say Mick's behavior and actions during the Sean'O Conner Connor era Including kissing Whitney twice despite still being married to Linda has left a bad taste In fan's mouths.



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* Took A Level In Jerkass: Mick Is rather Insensitive and unsympathetic towards his son Lee after he finds out Lee was Involved In the Queen Vic robbery all the while dealing with depression and being under Immense pressure to sort out his debts and provide for his then wife Whitney, chastising him despite the fact he was obviously suffering from depression at the time and had attempted suicide from the guilt of his actions, needless to say Mick's behavior and actions during the Sean'O Conner era Including kissing Whitney twice despite still being married to Linda has left a bad taste In fan's mouths.

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