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* SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan: She fell for Peter, a kind, smart sweetheart, long before she realized he was Spider-Man, if the fact she’s already been paying attention to him for a while by her first scene in ''Homecoming '' is any indication.


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* VictoriousChildhoodFriend: [[spoiler: Downplayed, but it’s implied she’s been longing for Peter for quite a few years. She finally gets the guy at the end of ''Far From Home ''.]]


* ReimaginingTheArtifact: In one sense as a group. Most of Franchise/SpiderMan's initial supporting cast were originally portrayed as white due to artistic conventions of the time. Many of the MCU incarnations of these characters have been given {{Race Lift}}s to reflect the modern understanding that given New York's status as a cultural melting-pot with several immigrant communities, it's just more realistic that way.



* AdaptationalIntelligence: This version is an academic rival to Peter while his comic counterpart was never smart enough to be considered Peter's equal intellectually. However, this is {{subverted}} as Flash is the least intellectual of his entire class and is implied to only be in this school because of rich parents.

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* AdaptationalIntelligence: Zig-Zagged. This version is an academic rival to Peter while his comic counterpart was never smart enough to be considered Peter's equal intellectually. intellectually and certainly couldn't operate a DJ rig. However, this is {{subverted}} as Flash is while he may be smarter he's certainly not wiser, and tends to be too quick to answer a question to answer it correctly, if he knows the least intellectual of his entire class and is implied to only be in this school because of rich parents.answer at all.



* AdaptationalWimp: He's not a physical type of bully in this version, and is instead more of an academic rival to Peter. His nickname comes from his speed at academic decathlon rather than at football. Peter doesn't even see him as a bully, just an annoyance.
* AdaptationPersonalityChange: In the comics, he's a JerkJock who physically bullies and humiliates the nerdy Peter Parker because he can. Here, because it's a science school, he's a wealthy, academic-minded student who resents that Peter is smarter than he is and constantly tries to one-up him.

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* AdaptationalWimp: He's not a physical type The Flash of the comics was taller and more muscular than Peter and was pretty good at football, in keeping with being a walking bully in this version, stereotype. This Flash is about the same height and is instead more of an academic rival to Peter. His nickname comes from his speed at academic decathlon rather than at football. Peter build as Peter, and doesn't seem to be any stronger or faster than his build suggests, in keeping with his reimagining as a fellow nerd. This even see applies to his perception by Peter, who sees him as a bully, just more of an annoyance.annoyance than a true bully.
* AdaptationPersonalityChange: In the comics, he's a JerkJock who physically bullies and humiliates the nerdy Peter Parker because he can. Here, because it's Midtown is a science school, he's a wealthy, academic-minded student NerdyBully who resents that Peter is smarter than he is and constantly tries to one-up him.



* TheFriendNobodyLikes: No one seems to particularly like him (Abe in particular enjoys poking fun at him) and Mr. Harrington is more than happy to welcome Peter back onto the academic decathlon team and immediately bump Flash back down to substitute. The film hints that other people merely tolerate being around him because his father is incredibly wealthy. In a deleted scene, Abe flat out tells him that everyone prefers Peter to him. ''Far From Home'' shows he's aware of this and his livestream videos are an effort to get people to like him.
* GroinAttack: At the receiving end of one in ''Far From Home'', courtesy of one of his classmates interested in taking him down a peg as he livestreams from “Saint Marco Polo”.
* HateSink:
** In ''Homecoming'', he's just a mean-spirited, petty, spoiled, and selfish {{Jerkass}} with no redeeming qualities. Even ''Toomes'' is shown to have a family and crew that he looks after.
** Averted by the time of ''Far From Home''. While he's still a tool to his friends (mostly Peter), it's revealed that [[FreudianExcuse his family is neglectful to him]], which actually makes him sympathetic. Furthermore, he states that his admiration of Spider-Man is making him reevaluate his life, so he can become [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold a better person]] following his hero's example.
* HeroStoleMyBike: Spider-Man steals his (technically his dad's) Audi to catch up to the Vulture towards the end of the film. It ends up getting wrecked.

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* TheFriendNobodyLikes: No one seems to particularly like him (Abe -- Abe in particular enjoys poking fun at him) him -- and Mr. Harrington is more than happy to welcome Peter back onto the academic decathlon team when he asks to despite Flash pointing out how selfish that is, and immediately bump Flash back down to substitute. The film hints that other people merely tolerate being around him because his father is incredibly wealthy. In a deleted scene, Abe flat out tells him that everyone prefers Peter to him. ''Far From Home'' shows he's aware of this and his livestream videos are an effort to get people to like him.
* GroinAttack: At the receiving end of one in ''Far From Home'', courtesy of one of his classmates interested in taking him down a peg as he livestreams from “Saint "Saint Marco Polo”.
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* HateSink:
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HateSink: In ''Homecoming'', where he's just a mean-spirited, petty, spoiled, and selfish {{Jerkass}} with no redeeming qualities. Even ''Toomes'' is shown to have a family and crew that he looks after.
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after. Subverted by the time of ''Far From Home''. While he's still a tool to his friends (mostly Peter), it's revealed that [[FreudianExcuse his family is neglectful to him]], which actually makes him sympathetic. Furthermore, he states that his admiration of Spider-Man is making him reevaluate his life, so he can become [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold a better person]] by following his hero's example.
* HeroStoleMyBike: Spider-Man steals his (technically his dad's) dad's Audi to catch up to the Vulture towards the end of the film. It ends up getting wrecked. Flash [[EyeTake gapes at the sight of this]] and squeaks.



** While he ends up not being the smartest kid in class, Flash appears to have some skill as a DJ who can successfully invoke AudienceParticipation... Which he uses to make the whole crowd chant "Penis Parker".

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** While he ends up not being the smartest kid in class, Flash appears to have some skill as a DJ who can successfully invoke AudienceParticipation... Which AudienceParticipation. He's so good at it, in fact, that he successfully uses it to make the whole crowd chant "Penis Parker".



* NerdyBully: In ''Film/SpiderManHomecoming'', he has changed from being a JerkJock (in the comics) to an academic rival who verbally bullies Peter Parker.

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* NerdyBully: In ''Film/SpiderManHomecoming'', he has changed from being He's a JerkJock (in the comics) to an academic rival physically-nonthreatening faux-intellectual who verbally bullies Peter Parker.Parker by calling him names and putting him down in front of their classmates.



* AdaptationalJobChange: In the comics, Betty works at the Daily Bugle to support her family after dropping out of school in UsefulNotes/{{Philadelphia}}. It should be noted she's the same age as Peter there, too, meaning she was a secretary there at ''fifteen''. Here, she attends school with Peter, most likely because the comics version is rather improbable in today's world. However, perhaps as a nod to the comics, she does work as a reporter for the school's news program.

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* AdaptationalJobChange: In the comics, Betty works at the Daily Bugle to support her family after dropping out of school in UsefulNotes/{{Philadelphia}}. It should be noted she's the same age as Peter there, too, meaning she was a secretary there at ''fifteen''. Here, she attends school with Peter, most likely because the comics version is rather improbable in today's world. However, perhaps as a nod to Her job in the comics, she does comics is nodded towards by her work as a reporter for the school's news program.



* AmicableExes: [[spoiler: She and Ned break up by the end of the trip, but they're still on very good terms after it.]]

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* AmicableExes: [[spoiler: She [[spoiler:She and Ned break up by the end of the trip, but they're still on very good terms after it.afterwards.]]



** [[spoiler: She also remarks that Peter and MJ make a cute couple.]]

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** [[spoiler: She [[spoiler:She also remarks that Peter and MJ make a cute couple.]]



* AscendedExtra: While not a ''main'' character in the movie, Brad's comic counterpart appeared in a single issue in a minor role.

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* AscendedExtra: While not a ''main'' character in the movie, Brad's comic counterpart appeared in a single issue in a minor role. Here, he's a secondary antagonist for Peter who poses much less threat than the Elementals but still tries to make Peter's life more difficult.



* HateSink: Think of him as Flash without the funny and entertaining qualities and FreudianExcuse. He may be even ''worse'' considering how even ''Flash himself'' is appalled by him. Even the FauxAffablyEvil Beck is presented as more of a LoveToHate villain than Brad's slimy, superficial NiceGuy charm.

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* HateSink: Think of him as He's basically Flash without the funny and entertaining qualities and FreudianExcuse. He may be even ''worse'' considering how even ''Flash himself'' is appalled by him. Even the FauxAffablyEvil Beck is presented as more of a LoveToHate villain than Brad's slimy, superficial NiceGuy charm.


* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: In ''Far From Home'', he starts taking efforts to be less of a dick to everyone in order to be more like his hero, Spider-Man. He's got an awfully long way to go given that his idea of complimenting Peter on his new glasses (left to him by Tony Stark) is to express disbelief that he was able to afford such a high end pair.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: In ''Far From Home'', he starts taking efforts to be less of a dick to everyone in order to be more like his hero, Spider-Man. He's got an awfully long way to go given that his idea of complimenting Peter on his new glasses (left to him by Tony Stark) is to express disbelief that he was able to afford such a high end pair.pair, but hey, it's a start!

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* CompositeCharacter: As a rich classmate of Peter's with neglectful parents, he's implicitly adopted traits of Harry Osborn.


!!''Coach Wilson''

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!!''Coach !!''Andre Wilson''



* AllThereInTheManual: The Daily Bugle ARG shows that he was one of the victims of the Snap, though he is as apathetic to this fact as he is to everything else. It also reveals his first name, which is never spoken in the films.



* GymClassHell: Averted: Coach Wilson really doesn't seem all that interested in teaching. Even in detention, when Peter leaves, he barely notices.
* ItsAllThereInTheManual: The Daily Bugle ARG shows that he was one of the victims of the Snap, though he is as apathetic to this fact as he is everything else.

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* GymClassHell: Averted: Averted. Coach Wilson really doesn't seem all that interested in teaching. Even in detention, when Peter leaves, he barely notices.
* ItsAllThereInTheManual: The Daily Bugle ARG shows that he NamedByTheAdaptation: Supplemental material for ''Far from Home'' gives him the first name Andre, while his comic self's first name was one of the victims of the Snap, though he is as apathetic to this fact as he is everything else.never revealed.


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* ShoutOut: His first name may be a reference to [[Series/TheEricAndreShow one of Hannibal Buress's other well-known roles]].


* PetTheDog: While Flash is always a JerkAss to Peter, at one point in ''Far From Home'', he snatches away the EDITH glasses and tries to give a genuine compliment to Peter after realising how cool the glasses look, however [[DoesnotKnowHisOwnStrength Peter accidentally knocks him out]] and [[ApologeticAttacker apologizes to him immediately]].

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* PetTheDog: While Flash is always a JerkAss to Peter, at one point in ''Far From Home'', he snatches away the EDITH glasses and tries to give a genuine compliment to Peter after realising how cool the glasses look, however [[DoesnotKnowHisOwnStrength Peter accidentally knocks him out]] and [[ApologeticAttacker apologizes to him immediately]].out]].


* AdaptedOut: Jessica Jones, due to an AgeLift and being ExiledFromContinuity, was never a member of this school unlike the comics. [[invoked]]

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* AdaptedOut: Jessica Jones, due to an AgeLift and the school itself being ExiledFromContinuity, ExiledFromContinuity until after her show entered development, was never a member of this school unlike the comics. comics.[[invoked]]


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* ContrivedCoincidence: It's admittedly a pretty big coincidence that [[spoiler:all of Peter's closest friends happened to be on the bad end of a cosmic coin-flip alongside him]]. However, [[spoiler:several of Peter's other classmates admittedly survived and graduated]].


* ItsAllThereInTheManual: The Daily Bugle ARG shows that he was one of the victims of the Snap.

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* ItsAllThereInTheManual: The Daily Bugle ARG shows that he was one of the victims of the Snap.Snap, though he is as apathetic to this fact as he is everything else.

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* ItsAllThereInTheManual: The Daily Bugle ARG shows that he was one of the victims of the Snap.

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* PetTheDog: While Flash is always a JerkAss to Peter, at one point in ''Far From Home'', he snatches away the EDITH glasses and tries to give a genuine compliment to Peter after realising how cool the glasses look, however [[DoesnotKnowHisOwnStrength Peter accidentally knocks him out]] and [[ApologeticAttacker apologizes to him immediately]].


* HateSink: Think of him as Flash without the funny and entertaining qualities and FreudianExcuse. He may be even ''worse'' considering how even ''Flash himself'' is appalled by him.

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* HateSink: Think of him as Flash without the funny and entertaining qualities and FreudianExcuse. He may be even ''worse'' considering how even ''Flash himself'' is appalled by him. Even the FauxAffablyEvil Beck is presented as more of a LoveToHate villain than Brad's slimy, superficial NiceGuy charm.


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* NiceGuy: Deconstructed. When he is introduced he seems to tick all the boxes of the archetype, being friendly and charismatic to everyone in the group and seemingly oblivious to Peter's dislike of him. After he takes the photo of Peter in the bathroom this is revealed to be a ruse he's intentionally invoking to charm girls and that he's fully intending to embarrass Peter to have MJ for himself.


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* EveryoneHasStandards: It's heavily implied his attitude towards Peter after he took the photo of him and the SHIELD agent was not just because they were both competing for MJ's affections, but he was also genuinely disgusted that Peter would apparently do what he thought was going on behind her back, and thought he was showing MJ proof of him as a bad influence.

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* EveryoneHasStandards: It's heavily implied his attitude towards Peter after he took the photo of him and the SHIELD agent was not just because they were both competing for MJ's affections, but he was also genuinely disgusted that Peter would apparently do what he thought was going on behind her back, and thought he was showing MJ proof of him as a bad influence.

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