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* CompositeCharacter: Bert's portrayal in the film and musical is a combination of the Match-Man and Sweep characters from the books.

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* BreakoutCharacter: He appeared first in the 1964 film, then became so iconic and beloved because of it that he made it to the musical stage adaptations.
* CompositeCharacter: Bert's His portrayal in the film and musical is a combination of the Match-Man and Sweep characters from the books.


* {{Leitmotif}}: ''A Spoonful of Sugar'' in the original film. Becomes a slight BootstrappedTheme in ''Mary Poppins Returns'', played as Mary first arrives at the Banks household.
** Practically Perfect in the musical, along with A Spoonful of Sugar.

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* {{Leitmotif}}: ''A "A Spoonful of Sugar'' Sugar" in the original film. Becomes a slight BootstrappedTheme in ''Mary Poppins Returns'', played as Mary first arrives at the Banks household.
** Practically Perfect "Practically Perfect" in the musical, along with A "A Spoonful of Sugar. Sugar".
** "Can You Imagine That?" becomes her main theme in ''Returns''.


The president of the Fidelity Fiduciary Bank and the villain in ''Mary Poppins Returns''. He is Michael's boss and Mr. Dawes Jr.'s nephew

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The president of the Fidelity Fiduciary Bank and the villain in ''Mary Poppins Returns''. He is Michael's boss and Mr. Dawes Jr.'s nephewnephew.


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* ForTheEvulz: There is no specified reason for his actions other than pure greed.


->'''Film actresses:''' Creator/JulieAndrews (''Film/MaryPoppins''), Creator/EmilyBlunt (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')
->'''Stage actresses:''' Laura Michelle Kelly (original London play), Ashley Brown (original Broadway play), Verity Hunt-Ballard (original Australian play)

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->'''Film !!!'''Film actresses:''' Creator/JulieAndrews (''Film/MaryPoppins''), Creator/EmilyBlunt (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')
->'''Stage !!!'''Stage actresses:''' Laura Michelle Kelly (original London play), Ashley Brown (original Broadway play), Verity Hunt-Ballard (original Australian play)



->'''Film actor:''' Creator/DickVanDyke (''Film/MaryPoppins'')
->'''Stage actors:''' Gavin Lee (original London and Broadway plays), Matt Lee (original Australian play)

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->'''Film !!!'''Film actor:''' Creator/DickVanDyke (''Film/MaryPoppins'')
->'''Stage !!!'''Stage actors:''' Gavin Lee (original London and Broadway plays), Matt Lee (original Australian play)



->'''Film actor:''' Ed Wynn (''Film/MaryPoppins'')

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->'''Film !!!'''Film actor:''' Ed Wynn (''Film/MaryPoppins'')



->'''Film actor:''' Creator/LinManuelMiranda (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')

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->'''Film !!!'''Film actor:''' Creator/LinManuelMiranda (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')



->'''Film actress:''' Creator/MerylStreep (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')

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->'''Film !!!'''Film actress:''' Creator/MerylStreep (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')



->'''Film actor:''' Creator/DavidTomlinson (''Film/MaryPoppins'')
->'''Stage actors:''' David Haig (original London play), Daniel Jenkins (original Broadway play), Philip Quast (original Australian play)

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->'''Film !!!'''Film actor:''' Creator/DavidTomlinson (''Film/MaryPoppins'')
->'''Stage !!!'''Stage actors:''' David Haig (original London play), Daniel Jenkins (original Broadway play), Philip Quast (original Australian play)



->'''Film actress:''' Creator/GlynisJohns (''Film/MaryPoppins'')
->'''Stage actresses:''' Linzi Hateley (original London play), Rebecca Luker (original Broadway play), Marina Prior (original Australian play recording)

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->'''Film !!!'''Film actress:''' Creator/GlynisJohns (''Film/MaryPoppins'')
->'''Stage !!!'''Stage actresses:''' Linzi Hateley (original London play), Rebecca Luker (original Broadway play), Marina Prior (original Australian play recording)




->'''Film actresses:''' Karen Dotrice (''Film/MaryPoppins''), Creator/EmilyMortimer (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')
->'''Stage actresses:''' Charlotte Spencer (Original London play recording)

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\n->'''Film !!!'''Film actresses:''' Karen Dotrice (''Film/MaryPoppins''), Creator/EmilyMortimer (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')
->'''Stage !!!'''Stage actresses:''' Charlotte Spencer (Original London play recording)




->'''Film actors:''' Matthew Garber (''Film/MaryPoppins''), Creator/BenWhishaw (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')
->'''Stage actors:''' Harry Stott (Original London play recording)

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\n->'''Film !!!'''Film actors:''' Matthew Garber (''Film/MaryPoppins''), Creator/BenWhishaw (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')
->'''Stage !!!'''Stage actors:''' Harry Stott (Original London play recording)



->'''Film actors:''' Pixie Davies (Annabel), Nathanael Saleh (John), and Joel Dawson (Georgie) (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')

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->'''Film !!!'''Film actors:''' Pixie Davies (Annabel), Nathanael Saleh (John), and Joel Dawson (Georgie) (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')



* CanonForeigner: None of the children appear in the P.L Travers books or previous adaptations.

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* CanonForeigner: None of the children appear in the P.L L. Travers books or previous adaptations.



->'''Film actors:''' Reginald Owen (''Film/MaryPoppins''), Creator/DavidWarner (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')

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->'''Film !!!'''Film actors:''' Reginald Owen (''Film/MaryPoppins''), Creator/DavidWarner (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')



->'''Film actor:''' Arthur Treacher (''Film/MaryPoppins'')

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->'''Film !!!'''Film actor:''' Arthur Treacher (''Film/MaryPoppins'')



->'''Film actor:''' Creator/DickVanDyke (''Film/MaryPoppins'')

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->'''Film !!!'''Film actor:''' Creator/DickVanDyke (''Film/MaryPoppins'')



->'''Film actors:''' Arthur Malet (''Film/MaryPoppins''), Creator/DickVanDyke (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')

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->'''Film !!!'''Film actors:''' Arthur Malet (''Film/MaryPoppins''), Creator/DickVanDyke (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')



->'''Stage actresses:''' Rosemary Ashe (Original London play), Ruth Gottschall (Original Broadway play) Judi Connelli (Original Australian play)

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->'''Stage !!!'''Stage actresses:''' Rosemary Ashe (Original London play), Ruth Gottschall (Original Broadway play) Judi Connelli (Original Australian play)



->'''Film actor:''' Creator/ColinFirth (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')

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->'''Film !!!'''Film actor:''' Creator/ColinFirth (''Film/MaryPoppinsReturns'')



->'''Film actress:''' Elsa Lanchester (''Film/MaryPoppins'')

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->'''Film !!!'''Film actress:''' Elsa Lanchester (''Film/MaryPoppins'')


* AmbiguouslyHuman: Besides the fact that Mary can do things that normal humans wouldn’t be able to do(such as being able to travel via the wind, defy the laws of physics and being a WeirdnessMagnet), Mary’s behaviour tends to [[CloudCuckoolander be rather strange compared to other people in the story]]. Basically, she stands out in a crowd and she can do things that no one else in the story can do and nobody knows why...except Mary herself.

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* AmbiguouslyHuman: Besides the fact that Mary can do things that normal humans wouldn’t be able to do(such do (such as being able to travel via the wind, defy the laws of physics and being a WeirdnessMagnet), Mary’s behaviour tends to [[CloudCuckoolander be rather strange compared to other people in the story]]. Basically, she stands out in a crowd and she can do things that no one else in the story can do and nobody knows why... except Mary herself.



* BerserkButton: Don't insult her methods, herself, or mess with her charges. Miss Andrew learns this the hard way in ''Mary Poppins Comes Back'' and the musical.

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* BerserkButton: Don't insult her or her methods, herself, or and ''never'' mess with her charges. Miss Andrew learns this the hard way in ''Mary Poppins Comes Back'' and the musical.



* GoodIsNotNice: Initially in the beginning of the movie, eventually she gets over it and becomes outrightly [[NiceGirl kind]] towards the children. Played straight in the books, ''Returns'', and the musical.

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* GoodIsNotNice: Initially in the beginning of the movie, eventually she gets over it and becomes outrightly outright [[NiceGirl kind]] towards the children. Played straight in the books, ''Returns'', and the musical.



* RefugeInAudacity: She hires herself. With, no less, the implication that Mr. and Mrs. Banks are the ones who need to impress her!

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* RefugeInAudacity: She hires herself. With, no less, the implication that Mr. and Mrs. Banks are the ones who need to impress her!''her''!



[[caption-width-right:300:''[singing] "Winds in the east, mist coming in. / Like somethin' is brewin' and bout to begin. / Can't put me finger on what lies in store / But I feel what's to happen all happened before."'']]

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[[caption-width-right:300:''[singing] "Winds in the east, mist coming in. / Like somethin' is brewin' and bout 'bout to begin. / Can't put me finger on what lies in store / But I feel what's to happen all happened before."'']]



* HiddenDepths: A funny character he is, Bert has a surprising amount of wisdom and empathy, as shown during his chat with the children and later Mr. Banks, in some of the film's tearjerking scenes. In fact it's largely due to his talk with Mr Banks that he changes his ways.

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* HiddenDepths: A funny character he is, Bert has a surprising amount of wisdom and empathy, as shown during his chat with the children and later Mr. Banks, in some of the film's tearjerking scenes. In fact it's largely due to his talk with Mr Mr. Banks that he the man changes his ways.



** This also applies to the musical where he's a chimney sweep, a screever, a barrel organ player, a street sweeper and even a lamp lighter through out the course of the show.

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** This also applies to the musical musical, where he's a chimney sweep, a screever, a barrel organ player, a street sweeper and even a lamp lighter through out the course of the show.



* CanonForeigner: Jack was created for ''Mary Poppins Returns'', he didn't appear in any of the original P.L. Travers novels.

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* CanonForeigner: Jack was created for ''Mary Poppins Returns'', Returns''; he didn't appear in any of the original P.L. Travers novels.



* RememberTheNewGuy: Jack is introduced as Bert's former-apprentice, and mentions he used to wave at Jane in her window when he was a child.

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* RememberTheNewGuy: Jack is introduced as Bert's former-apprentice, former apprentice, and mentions he used to wave at Jane in her window when he was a child.



* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler: At the end of the sequel, Banks performs a posthumous one of these, as his savings save the Banks Family Home]].

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* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler: At the end of the sequel, Banks performs a posthumous one of these, as his savings save saves the Banks Family Home]].family home.]]



* DisappearedDad: He has passed away by the time "Mary Poppins Returns" takes place.
* HappilyMarried: In spit of all his ParentalNeglect, his marriage with Winifred doesn't seem unhappy at any point in the film.

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* DisappearedDad: He has passed away by the time "Mary ''Mary Poppins Returns" Returns'' takes place.
* HappilyMarried: In spit spite of all his ParentalNeglect, his marriage with Winifred doesn't seem unhappy at any point in the film.



* SpannerInTheWorks: In the sequel, [[spoiler:it turns out he took the tuppence Michael gave him in the first film and secretly invested it for him. Mr. Dawes Jr. reveals that in the years since, the account grew to be just enough to pay off Michael's loan.]]

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* SpannerInTheWorks: In the sequel, [[spoiler:it turns out he took the tuppence Michael gave him in the first film and secretly invested it for him. Mr. Dawes Dawes, Jr. reveals that in the years since, the account grew to be just enough to pay off Michael's loan.]]



* AdultFear: She's close to tears when she realizes the children are missing, and gets upset every time she hears that they run off from whoever is taking care of them.
* AdaptationalBadass: Come Act 2 of the musical, after she meets Miss Andrew, Winifred realizes that George has had a rough childhood and sees a new side to her husband. With the encouragement of Mary Poppins and her children, she goes to the bank and stand up for him when it seems he's about to be fired. [[spoiler: Fortunately, he keeps his job and gets promoted with, at her insistence, quadruple his previous salary.]]

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* AdultFear: She's close to tears when she realizes the children are missing, and gets upset every time she hears that they they've run off from whoever is taking care of them.
* AdaptationalBadass: Come Act 2 of the musical, after she meets Miss Andrew, Winifred realizes that George has had a rough childhood and sees a new side to her husband. With the encouragement of Mary Poppins and her children, she goes to the bank and stand stands up for him when it seems he's about to be fired. [[spoiler: Fortunately, he keeps his job and gets promoted with, at her insistence, quadruple ''quadruple'' his previous salary.]]



* TheSuffragette: Winifred is part of Emmeline Pankhurst's "Votes for Women" movement. She even gets a musical number about it, "Sister Suffragette". The film portrays her as a cranky suffragette who is a little too busy to fully take care of her family, and her friends are just as aloof.

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* TheSuffragette: Winifred is part of Emmeline Pankhurst's "Votes for Women" movement. She even gets a musical number about it, "Sister Suffragette". The film portrays her as a cranky distracted suffragette who is a little too busy to fully take care of her family, and her friends are just as aloof.



* GildedCage: Bert references this to Jane and Michael when they question their father's love for them. Stating that his job is cold, heartless and difficult but he faces it every day for his family's sake.

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* GildedCage: Bert references this to Jane and Michael when they question their father's love for them. Stating He explains that his their father's job is cold, heartless heartless, and difficult but he faces it every day for his family's sake.



* AdaptationDyeJob: His hair went from redhead as a child to black as an adult.

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* AdaptationDyeJob: His hair went from redhead red as a child to black as an adult.



* LikeFatherLikeSon: Like his father, he has grown a mustache, fathered children, is MarriedToTheJob and lives in the house at Cherry Tree Lane. And his children run off in the park the way he and Jane did as kids.
* MenCantKeepHouse: His late wife used to manage the house so he's playing catch-up. PlayedForLaughs when he forgets to do stuff like grocery shopping. PlayedForDrama when he neglects the household finances which include things like making payments on the loan he took out against his house.

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* LikeFatherLikeSon: Like his father, he has grown a mustache, fathered children, is MarriedToTheJob MarriedToTheJob, and lives in the house at on Cherry Tree Lane. And his children run off in the park the way he and Jane did as kids.
* MenCantKeepHouse: His late wife used to manage the house house, so he's playing catch-up. PlayedForLaughs when he forgets to do stuff like grocery shopping. PlayedForDrama when he neglects the household finances which include things like making payments on the loan he took out against his house.



* TookALevelInDumbass: There's no excuse for Michael, [[spoiler: using something as important as his dad's stock certificate as drawing paper and then carelessly tossing it in with his other drawings then forgetting about it.]]

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* TookALevelInDumbass: There's no excuse for Michael, Michael [[spoiler: using something as important as his dad's stock certificate as drawing paper and then carelessly tossing it in with his other drawings then forgetting about it.]]



* SecurityBlanket: Georgie has a stuffed giraffe named Gillie that he's very attached to. [[spoiler: His mother made Gillie for him before she passed away.]]

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* SecurityBlanket: Georgie has a stuffed giraffe named Gillie that to which he's very attached to.attached. [[spoiler: His mother made Gillie for him before she passed away.]]



* InsaneAdmiral: Played for laughs, he likes to fire off a cannon every morning from the roof of his home in suburban London and shoots at the chimney sweeps with fireworks believing they are "Hottentots".
* OfficerAndAGentleman: He is very polite and has gentlemanly manner in the adaptations. He's generally nice in the books too, but he fittingly [[SirSwearsalot curses like a sailor]] ([[InformedFlaw none of which is heard in the narrative]]).

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* InsaneAdmiral: Played for laughs, laughs; he likes to fire off a cannon every morning from the roof of his home in suburban London and shoots at the chimney sweeps with fireworks believing they are "Hottentots".
* OfficerAndAGentleman: He is very polite and has gentlemanly manner manners in the adaptations. He's generally nice in the books too, but he fittingly [[SirSwearsalot curses like a sailor]] ([[InformedFlaw none of which is heard in the narrative]]).



* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Despite the bizarreness of his behavior and the inconvenience that comes from his constantly shooting off his cannon, the Admiral is respected and well-liked by his neighbors. Even Mr. Banks, who's constantly obsessed with order and things running smoothly, has fond, casual chit-chat with the Admiral on his way home from work, and seems to appreciate the clockwork precision with which he fires.

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* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Despite the bizarreness of his bizarre behavior and the inconvenience that comes from his constantly shooting off his cannon, the Admiral is respected and well-liked by his neighbors. Even Mr. Banks, who's constantly obsessed with order and things running smoothly, has fond, casual chit-chat with the Admiral on his way home from work, and seems to appreciate the clockwork precision with which he fires. Mrs. Banks and the household staff are quite used to the routine, and rather than complain about it, they simply do what needs doing to protect the household breakables; they'll put up with a twice-daily inconvenience if it means the Admiral is happy.



* AdaptationalIntelligence: In the novels, he's the oblivious cop that is bewildered by Mary Poppins's magic. In the films, while it's unclear if he knows about Mary Poppins, he is a more competent police officer.

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* AdaptationalIntelligence: In the novels, he's the oblivious cop that who is bewildered by Mary Poppins's magic. In the films, while it's unclear if he knows about Mary Poppins, he is a more competent police officer.



* CanonForeigner: Mr. Dawes Sr. and his son were not in the original Mary Poppins books.

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* CanonForeigner: Mr. Dawes Dawes, Sr. and his son were not in the original Mary Poppins books.



* EvilIsPetty: His reason for firing Mr. Banks is understandable considering the trouble it causes, but the method of firing him, ruining all of his nice possessions, is incredibly mean spirited.

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* EvilIsPetty: His reason for firing Mr. Banks is understandable considering the trouble it causes, the situation has caused; but the method ''method'' of firing him, ruining all of his nice possessions, is incredibly mean spirited.



* CanonForeigner: Neither him nor his father were in the original books.

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* CanonForeigner: Neither him he nor his father were in the original books.



* MorallyBankruptBanker: Initially, he's just as ruthless a banker as his father, but more so narrow-minded about what money might mean to a child. Averted in ''Mary Poppins Returns''.
* TookALevelInKindness: He's mellowed out in between the films, forgave Michael for his transgressions as a child, and [[spoiler:saves the Banks's family home by revealing that George invested the tuppence]].

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* MorallyBankruptBanker: Initially, he's just as ruthless a banker as his father, but more so narrow-minded about what money might mean to a child. Averted in ''Mary Poppins Returns''.
* TookALevelInKindness: He's mellowed out in between the films, forgave Michael for his transgressions as a child, and [[spoiler:saves the Banks's Banks family home by revealing that George invested the tuppence]].



* AdaptedOut: She doesn't appear in any English film adaptation, but she does have a part in the Russian Film.

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* AdaptedOut: She doesn't appear in any English film adaptation, but she does have a part in the Russian Film.film.



* BitchInSheepsClothing: At first, William Wilkins comes off as a conventional bank president and is initially friendly to Jane and Michael when they visit the bank. [[spoiler:Once they leave, his true colors show as he tears out their late father's records of being a share holder and burns them in the fireplace. In the Royal Dalton Bowl, he is represented as a wolf who's just as duplicitous, making him a literal "wolf in sheep's clothing".]]

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* BitchInSheepsClothing: At first, William Wilkins comes off as a conventional bank president and is initially friendly to Jane and Michael when they visit the bank. [[spoiler:Once they leave, his true colors show as he tears out their late father's records of being a share holder shareholder and burns them in the fireplace. In the Royal Dalton Bowl, he is represented as a wolf who's just as duplicitous, making him a literal "wolf in sheep's clothing".]]



* HeelFaceReturn: [[spoiler:His last appearance after being ousted by his uncle and storming off is in the park, buying a balloon like everyone else, but his fails to take off. However, the Balloon Lady tells him there's nowhere to go but up, suggesting he may eventually mend his ways]].
* MorallyBankruptBanker: [[{{UpToEleven}} Even more so than]] his uncle and grandfather in the first film. [[spoiler: He convinces Jane and Michael that he is willing to help them save their home. On the contrary, he's the one who wants to repossess it personally, destroying George Banks's records of owning shares.]] As stern as his family members were about making profits in the first film, they never did anything ''illegal''. As [[spoiler:his uncle tells him]], they made the bank's profits by smartly investing the money their customers trusted them with, not by taking advantage of the ones struggling financially and seizing their property.
* RealityEnsues: [[spoiler:Wilkins feebly protests his uncle's attempt to fire him by pointing out that the bank's profits increased under his administration. His uncle fires back that while this is true ''for now'', he did so by betraying the trust of many of the bank's most valued customers, which will seriously hurt business in the long term. It's also implied that Dawes was disinclined to be merciful after learning that his nephew had been falsely telling people he'd gone senile]].

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* HeelFaceReturn: [[spoiler:His last appearance after being ousted by his uncle and storming off is in the park, buying a balloon like everyone else, but his fails to take off. However, the Balloon Lady tells him there's nowhere to go but up, suggesting he may eventually mend his ways]].
ways.]]
* MorallyBankruptBanker: [[{{UpToEleven}} Even more so than]] his uncle and grandfather in the first film. [[spoiler: He convinces Jane and Michael that he is willing to help them save their home. On the contrary, he's the one who wants to repossess it personally, destroying George Banks's records of owning shares.]] As stern as his family members were about making profits in the first film, they never did anything ''illegal''. As [[spoiler:his uncle tells him]], they made the bank's profits by smartly investing the money with which their customers trusted them with, them, not by taking advantage of the ones struggling financially and seizing their property.
* RealityEnsues: [[spoiler:Wilkins feebly protests his uncle's attempt to fire him by pointing out that the bank's profits increased under his administration. His uncle fires back that while this is true ''for now'', he did so achieved this by betraying the trust of many of the bank's most valued customers, which will seriously hurt business in the long term. It's also implied that Dawes was disinclined to be merciful after learning that his nephew had been falsely telling people he'd gone senile]].senile.]]



* TheAlcoholic: Implied with George's comment about "confusing efficiency with a liver complaint" and Michael's digust at the idea of a nanny who "smells like barley water".
* HateSink: Katie Nanna is the last kind of person you want to entrust with your children. She mentions that she has lost the children a grand total of four times during her service with the Banks family and refuses to accept any of the blame, instead insisting that the children are beasts and that it is all on them for getting themselves lost. She even packs up and leaves the Banks residence while they are still missing! On top of that, she has the nerve to demand her pay before storming out bags and everything. The only reason Ellen tries to dissuade her is to because of the fact that she ends up having to look after the children when there are no nannies present. Mrs. Brill however is not the least bit upset to see her out. Downplayed in the musical, where Katie Nanna is seen for all but two minutes, nearly dragging the kids home before they ditch her. She then quits per the film.

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* TheAlcoholic: Implied with George's comment about "confusing efficiency with a liver complaint" and Michael's digust disgust at the idea of a nanny who "smells like barley water".
* HateSink: Katie Nanna is the last kind of person you want to entrust with your children. She mentions that she has lost the children a grand total of four times during her service with the Banks family and refuses to accept any of the blame, instead insisting that the children are beasts and that it is all on them for getting themselves lost. She even packs up and leaves the Banks residence while they are still missing! On top of that, she has the nerve to demand her pay before storming out bags and everything. The only reason Ellen tries to dissuade her is to because of the fact that she ends up having to look after the children when there are no nannies present. Mrs. Brill however Brill, however, is not the least bit upset to see her out. Downplayed in the musical, where Katie Nanna is seen for all but two minutes, nearly dragging the kids home before they ditch her. She then quits per the film.

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* SpecialGuest: Elsa Lanchester was no small star, and she appears for barely three minutes in the 1964 film.

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* FatalFlaw: Georgie doesn't know how to keep things to himself. In fact, this is how he blows his cover on both occasions.

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* ClocksOfControl: Downplayed. Wilkins fits the personality of this trope to the letter, being the ruthless, stern, and manipulative president of a bank, and he seems to be very fond of his pocket watch, but his association with it mostly boils down to twirling the watch as a CharacterTic.


* HiddenDepths: A funny character he is, Bert has a surprising amount of wisdom and empathy, as shown during his chat with the children and later Mr. Banks, in some of the film's tearjerking scenes.

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* HiddenDepths: A funny character he is, Bert has a surprising amount of wisdom and empathy, as shown during his chat with the children and later Mr. Banks, in some of the film's tearjerking scenes. In fact it's largely due to his talk with Mr Banks that he changes his ways.

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* AmbiguouslyHuman: Besides the fact that Mary can do things that normal humans wouldn’t be able to do(such as being able to travel via the wind, defy the laws of physics and being a WeirdnessMagnet), Mary’s behaviour tends to [[CloudCuckoolander be rather strange compared to other people in the story]]. Basically, she stands out in a crowd and she can do things that no one else in the story can do and nobody knows why...except Mary herself.


* AdaptedOut: She doesn't appear in any film adaptation.

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* AdaptedOut: She doesn't appear in any English film adaptation.adaptation, but she does have a part in the Russian Film.


* TheSuffragette: Winifred is part of the "Sister Suffragette" group. She even gets a musical number about it. The film portrays her as a cranky suffragette who is too busy to take care of her family and her friends are just as aloof.

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* TheSuffragette: Winifred is part of the "Sister Suffragette" group. Emmeline Pankhurst's "Votes for Women" movement. She even gets a musical number about it. it, "Sister Suffragette". The film portrays her as a cranky suffragette who is a little too busy to fully take care of her family family, and her friends are just as aloof.


* DysfunctionalFamily: Featured as a plot point in both Disney adaptations, but played up in the stage musical. In this version, not only is George Banks distant and Winifred Banks distressed, but the children are naughtier than in either the film or the books.

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* DysfunctionalFamily: Featured as a plot point in both Disney film adaptations, but played up in the stage musical. In this version, not only is George Banks distant and Winifred Banks distressed, but the children are naughtier than in either the film or the books.


* PutOnABus: Thankfully, he is ''not'' dead during the sequel, just travelling the world.
* WhatTheHellIsThatAccent: Creator/DickVanDyke is a beloved actor and performer, and Bert is deservedly iconic. But that hasn't stopped people – particularly in the UK – from ridiculing his attempt at a Cockney accent for the last 50+ years. Van Dyke claims that the accent coach they hired for him was an Irishman who couldn't do it any better, so Van Dyke decided to just roll with the accent and make it [[RuleOfFunny hilariously bad]]. In the film, he attempts to sing in the accent, but occasionally slips back into his American accent, as heard when Bert is singing a verse of "Chim Chim Cheree" while cleaning the Bankses' chimney. He actually plays two Brits in the film… the other much more convincingly. It's just that most people don't stay till the end of the credits to find out.

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* PutOnABus: Thankfully, he He is ''not'' dead during the sequel, just travelling the world.
world offscreen during ''Mary Poppins Returns''.
* WhatTheHellIsThatAccent: Creator/DickVanDyke is a beloved actor and performer, and Bert is deservedly iconic. But that hasn't stopped people – particularly in the UK – from ridiculing his attempt at a Cockney accent for the last 50+ years. Van Dyke claims that the accent coach they hired for him was an Irishman who couldn't do it any better, so Van Dyke decided to just roll with the accent and make it [[RuleOfFunny hilariously bad]]. In the film, he attempts to sing in the accent, but occasionally slips back into his American accent, as heard when Bert is singing a verse of "Chim Chim Cheree" while cleaning the Bankses' chimney. He actually plays two Brits in the film… film... the other much more convincingly. It's just that most people don't know, or don't stay till the end of the credits to find out.


* NewJobAsThePlotDemands: In the film, he has a different job in every scene he appears in: one scene, he's a one man band, one scene, he's a screever, once scene, he's a Chimney sweep, one scene, he's a kite seller.

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* NewJobAsThePlotDemands: In the film, he has a different job in every scene he appears in: one scene, he's a one man band, OneManBand, one scene, he's a screever, once scene, he's a Chimney chimney sweep, one scene, he's and finally, a kite seller.



* NiceGuy: Bert is happy-go-lucky, satisfied, charming, friendly, kind, imaginative, energetic, funny, zany, easy-going, optimistic, empathetic, endearing and heroic.

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* NiceGuy: Bert is happy-go-lucky, satisfied, charming, friendly, kind, imaginative, energetic, funny, zany, easy-going, optimistic, empathetic, endearing and heroic.heroic all rolled into one.

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