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* IntentionalHeartbreaker: In an attempt to get revenge on John, the others convince Kate to break his heart and teach him a lesson. It doesn't go well.



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->'''Played by:''' Jesse Metcalf



* TheCasanova

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* TheCasanovaTheCasanova: He dated three different girls at the same time.



* LadyKillerInLove: with Kate. It changes him.

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* LadyKillerInLove: with With Kate. It changes him.




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* SiblingYinYang: John's a big manly-man jock while Scott is the more sensitive nerdy type.




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->'''Played by:''' Creator/BrittanySnow



* AllGuysWantCheerleaders: Kate later joins the cheer leading squad in order to get John's attention.
* AntiHero: Kate is the film's protagonist, but her goal is to humiliate John by manipulating his emotions.
* BareYourMidriff: while being a cheerleader.
* BastardGirlfriend: invoked by her in order to seduce John.

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* AllGuysWantCheerleaders: Kate later InvokedTrope, where she joins the cheer leading cheerleader squad in order to get John's attention.
attention as part of the scheme.
* AntiHero: PlayedWith. Kate is the film's protagonist, but her goal is to humiliate John by manipulating his emotions.emotions. However, she doesn't mean anything cruel by it, and realizes that it's not a good thing to do either.
* BareYourMidriff: While being a cheerleader.

* BareYourMidriff: while being a cheerleader.
* BastardGirlfriend: invoked Invoked by her in order to seduce John.



* CoolLoser: funny, smart, nice and [[HollywoodNerd pretty]] creator/BrittanySnow as the invisible one? really?

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* CoolLoser: funny, Funny, smart, nice and [[HollywoodNerd pretty]] creator/BrittanySnow Creator/BrittanySnow as the invisible "invisible" friendless one? really?



* FriendlessBackground[=/=]IJustWantToHaveFriends: Before Heather, Beth, and Carrie, Kate never had any other friends, which may have motivated her into acting like an AlphaBitch.
* TheIngenue: a virginal [[TheCutie cutie]].

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* FriendlessBackground[=/=]IJustWantToHaveFriends: FriendlessBackground: Before Heather, Beth, and Carrie, Kate never had any other friends, which may have motivated her into acting like an AlphaBitch.
friends due to moving around constantly.
* IJustWantToHaveFriends: Thanks to said FriendlessBackground.
* TheIngenue: a A virginal [[TheCutie cutie]].



* SugarAndIcePersonality: invokes this in order to win over John.

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* SugarAndIcePersonality: invokes Invokes this in order to win over John.




* AcademicAlphaBitch:

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\n->'''Played by:''' Creator/ArielleKebbel

* AcademicAlphaBitch:AcademicAlphaBitch



* SchoolNewspaperNewsHound: she takes the school TV station ''very'' seriously.

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* SchoolNewspaperNewsHound: she She takes the school TV station ''very'' seriously.



* WomanScorned: her motive to destroy John.

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* WomanScorned: her Her motive to destroy John.




* BiTheWay: Implied. She comments on Kate's mom's hotness and she kisses Kate (albeit for practice).

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\n->'''Played by:''' Creator/SophiaBush

* BiTheWay: Implied. AmbiguouslyBi: She comments on Kate's mom's hotness and she kisses Kate (albeit for practice).



* TheDitz: She means well, but her behaviour is usually bordering on the silly.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: downplayed, in comparison to Carrie or Heather, but it seems she is pretty mean. While befriending the others she is revealed to actually be rather kind-hearted.

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* TheDitz: She means well, but her behaviour behavior is usually bordering on the silly.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: downplayed, Downplayed, in comparison to Carrie or Heather, but it seems she is pretty mean. While befriending the others others, she is revealed to actually be rather kind-hearted.kindhearted.



* GranolaGirl: She is made of this trope - a militant vegan who gets her yearbooks pictures printed on recycled paper.

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* GranolaGirl: She is made of this trope - a militant vegan who gets her yearbooks yearbook pictures printed on recycled paper.



-->''(shouts at the basketball game)''
--> Kill the Bobcats!
-->''(turns back to her vegan friends)'''
--> Not the real bobcats - they're endangered!
* WomanScorned: her motive to destroy John.

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-->''(shouts at the basketball game)''
--> Kill
game)'' "Kill the Bobcats!
-->''(turns
Bobcats!" ''(turns back to her vegan friends)'''
--> Not
friends)''' "Not the real bobcats - they're endangered!
endangered!"
* WomanScorned: her Her motive to destroy John.




* AlphaBitch: she is the head cheerleader. Downplayed, probably to set up the JerkWithAHeartOfGold CharacterDevelopment.
** LovableAlphaBitch: following said CharacterDevelopment.
* BareYourMidriff: In pretty much every single one of her outfits, especially on the poster.

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\n->'''Played by:''' Music/{{Ashanti}}

* AlphaBitch: she She is the head cheerleader. Downplayed, probably to set up the JerkWithAHeartOfGold CharacterDevelopment.
** LovableAlphaBitch: following Following said CharacterDevelopment.
* BareYourMidriff: In pretty much every Every single one of her outfits, especially on the poster.



* ReallyGetsAround: not as much as Beth. but it's implied.
--> '''Beth''': It's not like everyone doesn't know that little Miss Cheerleader [[{{Shoutout}} brings it on.]]
* SassyBlackWoman: she is all about the attitude.
* WomanScorned: her motive to destroy John.

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* ReallyGetsAround: not Not as much as Beth. but it's implied.
--> '''Beth''': It's not like everyone doesn't know that little Little Miss Cheerleader [[{{Shoutout}} brings it on.]]
* SassyBlackWoman: she She is all about the attitude.
* WomanScorned: her Her motive to destroy John.




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->'''Played by:''' Creator/PennBadgley



* BirdsOfAFeather: [[spoiler: with Kate.]]

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* BirdsOfAFeather: [[spoiler: with [[spoiler:With Kate.]]



* TheEveryman: he doesn't have anythign special going on for him - especially in comparison with [[BigManOnCampus brother]].

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* TheEveryman: he He doesn't have anythign anything special going on for him - especially in comparison with to his [[BigManOnCampus brother]].



* SiblingYinYang: John's a manly-man jock while Scott's the more sensitive nerdy type.



* WhatTheHellHero: Gives this speech to Kate after realizing what she and the girls have been up to.

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* WhatTheHellHero: Gives this speech to Kate after realizing what that she and the girls have been up to.scheming against his brother.




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->'''Played by:''' Creator/JennyMcCarthy



* LookingForLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces: Oh, Skip...
* PluckyGirl: no matter how many times she gets her heart broken, she puts herself out there again.
* ReallyGetsAround: she has enough hookups with enough bums to make a montage out of it.

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* LookingForLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces: Oh, Skip...Kate took to calling Lori's boyfriends "Skip" because they would all end up skipping out on her.
* PluckyGirl: no No matter how many times she gets her heart broken, she puts herself out there again.
* ReallyGetsAround: she She has enough hookups with enough bums to make a montage out of it.

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* HumiliationConga: The whole movie is basically John going through one humiliating moment after another. From being rumored to have herpes, being given estrogen, to being paraded in front of the entire basketball team wearing nothing but panties, John's life just becomes one embarrassing situation after another.

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* TheCasanova

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* FriendlessBackground[=/=]IJustWantToHaveFriends: Before Heather, Beth, and Carrie, Kate never had any other friends, which may have motivated her into acting like an AlphaBitch.


[[folder:JohnTucker]]

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[[folder:JohnTucker]]
[[folder:John Tucker]]



* AloofBigBrother: To Scott.



* BigManOnCampus: Every emberasing thing he does becomes an instant trend.

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* BigManOnCampus: Every emberasing embarrassing thing he does becomes an instant trend.



* ButtMonkey: The girls put him in some really embrerasssing situations.

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* ButtMonkey: The girls put him in some really embrerasssing embarrassing situations.



* LadykillerInLove: with Kate. It changes him.
* NotGoodWithRejection: he can't resist a woman who plays hard to get.

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* LadykillerInLove: LadyKillerInLove: with Kate. It changes him.
* NotGoodWithRejection: he He can't resist a woman who plays hard to get.



* AllGuysWantCheerleaders: Kate later joins the cheer leading squad in order to get John's attention.



* BecomingTheMask: her main arc. Lampshaded by her mother and by Scott.
* BirdsOfAFeather: [[spoiler: with Scott.]]

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* BecomingTheMask: her Her main arc. Lampshaded by her mother and by Scott.
* BirdsOfAFeather: [[spoiler: with With Scott.]]



* NaiveNewcomer: the new girl in school.

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* NaiveNewcomer: the The new girl in school.school.
* NeverMyFault: Kate blames her mother's poor dating choices on why she's turning into an AlphaBitch.
** ItsAllMyFault: However, she does learn the errors of her ways and sets things straight after John's party.
* NiceGirl: Kate is usually this.



* AcademicAlphaBitch:



* GoGetterGirl: of the AcademicAlphaBitch variation.

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* GoGetterGirl: of Of the AcademicAlphaBitch variation.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: like the other two girls - her regular act is pretty bitchy, but she is actually pretty nice.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: like Like the other two girls - her regular act is pretty bitchy, but she is actually pretty nice.



* BrainyBrunette: deeply subverted.

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* BiTheWay: Implied. She comments on Kate's mom's hotness and she kisses Kate (albeit for practice).
* BrainyBrunette: deeply subverted.Deeply subverted.
* ButtMonkey: She still loses her skirt even after she doesn't date John.



* GoodBadGirl: see ReallyGetsAround
* GranolaGirl: she is made of this trope - a militant vegan who gets her yearbooks pictures printed on recycled paper.

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* GoodBadGirl: see See ReallyGetsAround
* GranolaGirl: she She is made of this trope - a militant vegan who gets her yearbooks pictures printed on recycled paper.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Heather becomes this in the climax.



* {{Adorkable}}: so klutzy, he is a threat to his lab-partner's safety.

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* {{Adorkable}}: so So klutzy, he is a threat to his lab-partner's safety.



* NiceGuy



* TheUnfavorite: Implied, because he mentions that his mom told him that he is "special on the inside."



* StacysMom: Apparently, she is so hot it stood in Kate's way to make friends.

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* StacysMom: Apparently, she is so hot it stood in Kate's way to make friends. \n Even Beth comments on her hotness.


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* CoolLoser: funny, smart, nice and [[HollywooodNerd pretty]] creator/BrittanySnow as the invisible one? really?

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* CoolLoser: funny, smart, nice and [[HollywooodNerd [[HollywoodNerd pretty]] creator/BrittanySnow as the invisible one? really?



* StaceysMom: Apparently, she is so hot it stood in Kate's way to make friends.

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* StaceysMom: StacysMom: Apparently, she is so hot it stood in Kate's way to make friends.


!The Girls

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!The Girls
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!Other characters


!John Tucker

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!John Tucker
[[folder:JohnTucker]]

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!John Tucker

* TheAce: A charming, handsome, popular, talented athlete.
* AntiVillain: Rather sympathetic, despite being such a class A jerk to girls.
* BigManOnCampus: Every emberasing thing he does becomes an instant trend.
--> '''Beth:''' I'd hit him with my car if he wouldn't make body casts a fashion statement.
* ButtMonkey: The girls put him in some really embrerasssing situations.
* JerkJock: While qualifying to fit the trope, it's downplayed. See AntiVillain.
* LadykillerInLove: with Kate. It changes him.
* NotGoodWithRejection: he can't resist a woman who plays hard to get.


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* BirdsOfAFeather: [[spoiler: with Scott.]]


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* DeadpanSnarker: her mother's boyfriends seem to bring it out of her.


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[[folder:Beth]]

* BrainyBrunette: deeply subverted.
* TheDitz: She means well, but her behaviour is usually bordering on the silly.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: downplayed, in comparison to Carrie or Heather, but it seems she is pretty mean. While befriending the others she is revealed to actually be rather kind-hearted.
* GoodBadGirl: see ReallyGetsAround
* GranolaGirl: she is made of this trope - a militant vegan who gets her yearbooks pictures printed on recycled paper.
* ReallyGetsAround: Apparently, it's a vegan teen activist thing. Frequently lampshaded.
--> '''Carrie:''' Beth is still in the car!
--> '''Heather:''' Slut in truck! I repeat, slut in truck!
* SoapBoxSadie:
-->''(shouts at the basketball game)''
--> Kill the Bobcats!
-->''(turns back to her vegan friends)'''
--> Not the real bobcats - they're endangered!
* WomanScorned: her motive to destroy John.

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[[folder:Heather]]

* AlphaBitch: she is the head cheerleader. Downplayed, probably to set up the JerkWithAHeartOfGold CharacterDevelopment.
** LovableAlphaBitch: following said CharacterDevelopment.
* BareYourMidriff: In pretty much every single one of her outfits, especially on the poster.
* TheCheerleader: Downplayed. While clearly rude and self-centered, she is far from evil.
* ReallyGetsAround: not as much as Beth. but it's implied.
--> '''Beth''': It's not like everyone doesn't know that little Miss Cheerleader [[{{Shoutout}} brings it on.]]
* SassyBlackWoman: she is all about the attitude.
* WomanScorned: her motive to destroy John.

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[[folder:Scott]]

* {{Adorkable}}: so klutzy, he is a threat to his lab-partner's safety.
* BirdsOfAFeather: [[spoiler: with Kate.]]
* CoolLoser: Just like Kate.
* TheEveryman: he doesn't have anythign special going on for him - especially in comparison with [[BigManOnCampus brother]].
* InUniverseNickname: The Other Tucker.
* SirNotAppearingInThisTrailer: Very untypical, given his status as a LoveInterest.
* WhatTheHellHero: Gives this speech to Kate after realizing what she and the girls have been up to.

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[[folder:Lori]]

* EvenTheGirlsWantHer: Beth seems to be really into her.
* LookingForLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces: Oh, Skip...
* PluckyGirl: no matter how many times she gets her heart broken, she puts herself out there again.
* ReallyGetsAround: she has enough hookups with enough bums to make a montage out of it.
* StaceysMom: Apparently, she is so hot it stood in Kate's way to make friends.

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!The Girls

[[folder:Kate]]

* {{Adorkable}}: klutzy, dorky and sweet.
* AntiHero: Kate is the film's protagonist, but her goal is to humiliate John by manipulating his emotions.
* BareYourMidriff: while being a cheerleader.
* BastardGirlfriend: invoked by her in order to seduce John.
* BecomingTheMask: her main arc. Lampshaded by her mother and by Scott.
* CoolLoser: funny, smart, nice and [[HollywooodNerd pretty]] creator/BrittanySnow as the invisible one? really?
* EveryoneLovesBlondes: especially if your last name is Tucker.
* TheIngenue: a virginal [[TheCutie cutie]].
* NaiveNewcomer: the new girl in school.
* SugarAndIcePersonality: invokes this in order to win over John.

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[[folder:Carrie]]

* ExtracurricularEnthusiast: she is the head of at least four after-school clubs.
* GoGetterGirl: of the AcademicAlphaBitch variation.
* HollywoodNerd: The actress was a staple on the Maxim hot 100 list...
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: like the other two girls - her regular act is pretty bitchy, but she is actually pretty nice.
* SchoolNewspaperNewsHound: she takes the school TV station ''very'' seriously.
* StudentCouncilPresident: See ExtracurricularEnthusiast.
* WomanScorned: her motive to destroy John.

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