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* TheAce: If youíre the quarterback and able to throw a football, only to sprint fast enough to catch it yourself at the touchdown line... youíre pretty good to say the least. He actually combines this with JerkJock and BigBrotherBully in his attitude towards younger siblings. He actually cares for [[YoungestChildWins Bella]], the baby of the family. He's the captain of all the high school sports teams, has at least one in-universe fangirl swooning over him at his BurgerFool job, and his teeth sparkle when he smiles. [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] partly when Maggie wants to get a better part-time job than Aldrin (or at least let everyone think she has). Aldrin discovers the ruse and is FURIOUS that she would lie about her accomplishments when he worked very hard to get where he is (a later episode confirms how insanely hard his sports training routines are), but he still offers to recommend Maggie to the manager once she admits she was wrong. Usually, he's too much of an AloofBigBrother to even bother giving advice, possibly because he's TheUnfavorite in their extended family, as Uncle Jeb blatantly favors Maggie (and later Pupert) and only compliments Aldrin when he realizes that gaining muscle mass means Aldrin can do more work.

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* TheAce: If Oh I donít know, if youíre the star quarterback and are able to throw a football, only to have the god-like ability to sprint fast enough to catch it yourself at the touchdown line... youíre pretty good to say the least. least.
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He actually combines this with JerkJock and BigBrotherBully in his attitude towards younger siblings. He actually cares for [[YoungestChildWins Bella]], the baby of the family. He's the captain of all the high school sports teams, has at least one in-universe fangirl swooning over him at his BurgerFool job, and his teeth sparkle when he smiles. [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] partly when Maggie wants to get a better part-time job than Aldrin (or at least let everyone think she has). Aldrin discovers the ruse and is FURIOUS that she would lie about her accomplishments when he worked very hard to get where he is (a later episode confirms how insanely hard his sports training routines are), but he still offers to recommend Maggie to the manager once she admits she was wrong. Usually, he's too much of an AloofBigBrother to even bother giving advice, possibly because he's TheUnfavorite in their extended family, as Uncle Jeb blatantly favors Maggie (and later Pupert) and only compliments Aldrin when he realizes that gaining muscle mass means Aldrin can do more work.


* TrueBlueFeminity: She wears a sky blue shirt.

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* TrueBlueFeminity: TrueBlueFemininity: She wears a sky blue shirt.



* AmbiguousDisorder: She exhibits many traits associated with UsefulNotes/AspergerSyndrome. She is generally very quiet, introverted, and socially awkward, isn't good at speaking publicly, points out the minor details of the fly anatomy when comparing herself to Maggie, does not care much about her appearance (at least not until her makeover), has a monotone voice and awkard vocal patterns, [[NoSocialSkills is one of the few students shown hanging alone after school]], has sensitive hearing, gets anxious when under pressure, [[CuteClumsyGirl is very clumsy]], jumps up and down whenever excited, and has three CharacterTics. Also, one of her idiosyncrasies is that she has never been to a ''real'' slumber party before; what's the difference? However, we never get to see any of her obsessions, which are a major part of what defines AS.

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* AmbiguousDisorder: She exhibits many traits associated with UsefulNotes/AspergerSyndrome.traits. She is generally very quiet, introverted, and socially awkward, isn't good at speaking publicly, points out the minor details of the fly anatomy when comparing herself to Maggie, does not care much about her appearance (at least not until her makeover), has a monotone voice and awkard vocal patterns, [[NoSocialSkills is one of the few students shown hanging alone after school]], has sensitive hearing, gets anxious when under pressure, [[CuteClumsyGirl is very clumsy]], jumps up and down whenever excited, and has three CharacterTics. Also, one of her idiosyncrasies is that she has never been to a ''real'' slumber party before; what's the difference? However, we never get to see any of her obsessions, which are a major part of what defines AS.before.


* AntiHero: She can be quite a NominalHero in fact. While she's the protagonist and often saves the day, more often than not there's some selfish motive.



* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Yes, her two younger siblings often act as a nuisance to her and she isn't afraid to express her disdain for them, but deep down she really cares for them and has gone out of her way to support them numerous times.

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* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Yes, her Her two younger siblings often act as a nuisance to her and she isn't afraid to express her disdain for them, but deep down she really cares for them and has gone out of her way to support them numerous times.



* BornUnlucky: Let's see, she has to live with overprotective parents who don't regularly let her do anything fun, has two annoying younger siblings and one {{jerkass}} of a BigBrotherBully to deal with, attends an unfair and strict school, is frequently harassed by Dawn for simply being less popular than her, and is a frequent victim of YankTheDogsChain.

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* BornUnlucky: Let's see, she She has to live with overprotective parents who don't regularly let her do anything have any fun, has two annoying younger siblings and one {{jerkass}} of a BigBrotherBully to deal with, attends an unfair and strict school, is frequently harassed by Dawn for simply being less popular than her, and is a frequent victim of YankTheDogsChain.



* CoolBigSis: Can be one when she drops her selfishness, most notably to Pupert in "Pieface".

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* CoolBigSis: Can be one when she drops her selfishness, most notably to Pupert in "Pieface"."Pieface", where she stands up for him after he delivers a brutal speech about society's ignorance of children's [[KidHasAPoint morality]].



* CouchGag: The ThemeTune begins with Maggie getting out of bed and dressing up in two different outfits/costumes each time.



* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Rayna.

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* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Rayna.Rayna, her go-to girl.



* ItsAllAboutMe: She can be quite bratty and self-entitled.



* NaiveEverygirl: The unlucky LoserProtagonist who's frequently targeted by the more pubescent AlphaBitch.



* SpoiledBrat: Part of her self-entitled nature, Maggie tends to throw a fit whenever her way is not handed over to her.



* TomboyishVoice: Courtesy of Creator/JessicaDiCico, Maggie has a deep, nasally voice.

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* TomboyishVoice: Courtesy of Creator/JessicaDiCico, Creator/JessicaDiCicco, Maggie has a deep, nasally voice.voice.
* TrueBlueFeminity: She wears a sky blue shirt.



* TheAce: Oh, I donít know. If youíre the quarterback and able to throw a football, only to sprint fast enough to catch it yourself at the touchdown line... youíre pretty good to say the least.
** He actually combines this with JerkJock and BigBrotherBully in his attitude towards younger siblings. He actually cares for [[YoungestChildWins Bella]], the baby of the family. He's the captain of all the high school sports teams, has at least one in-universe fangirl swooning over him at his BurgerFool job, and his teeth sparkle when he smiles. [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] partly when Maggie wants to get a better part-time job than Aldrin (or at least let everyone think she has). Aldrin discovers the ruse and is FURIOUS that she would lie about her accomplishments when he worked very hard to get where he is (a later episode confirms how insanely hard his sports training routines are), but he still offers to recommend Maggie to the manager once she admits she was wrong. Usually, he's too much of an AloofBigBrother to even bother giving advice, possibly because he's TheUnfavorite in their extended family, as Uncle Jeb blatantly favors Maggie (and later Pupert) and only compliments Aldrin when he realizes that gaining muscle mass means Aldrin can do more work.

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* TheAce: Oh, I donít know. If youíre the quarterback and able to throw a football, only to sprint fast enough to catch it yourself at the touchdown line... youíre pretty good to say the least.
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least. He actually combines this with JerkJock and BigBrotherBully in his attitude towards younger siblings. He actually cares for [[YoungestChildWins Bella]], the baby of the family. He's the captain of all the high school sports teams, has at least one in-universe fangirl swooning over him at his BurgerFool job, and his teeth sparkle when he smiles. [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] partly when Maggie wants to get a better part-time job than Aldrin (or at least let everyone think she has). Aldrin discovers the ruse and is FURIOUS that she would lie about her accomplishments when he worked very hard to get where he is (a later episode confirms how insanely hard his sports training routines are), but he still offers to recommend Maggie to the manager once she admits she was wrong. Usually, he's too much of an AloofBigBrother to even bother giving advice, possibly because he's TheUnfavorite in their extended family, as Uncle Jeb blatantly favors Maggie (and later Pupert) and only compliments Aldrin when he realizes that gaining muscle mass means Aldrin can do more work.



* FreudianExcuse: Possibly. "Rottingmuck Ranch" reveals that the Pesky children's uncle uses Aldrin for free labor around his farm and views him as a DumbMuscle, while lavishing praise on Maggie and Pupert for simply being younger and cuter.



* {{Jerkass}}: Due to being the JerkJock and BigBrotherBully, he has a terrible attitude and is really self-centered.



* KarmaHoudiniWarranty: There are times where he ''does'' get what's coming to him.



* OnlySaneMan: He tends to act as Maggie's voice of reason whenever he's not outright picking on her.



* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Often comes off as this to Maggie.

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* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Often comes off as this to Maggie.Maggie due to his naive nature.



* ChildrenAreInnocent: By far the most innocent child of the family excluding Bella. He rarely does anything harmful on purpose.


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* KidHasAPoint: He goes on a long rant in "Pieface" about how adult society often overlooks the morality of children's ideas.


* [[SexGod Memetic Sex Goddess]]: Is rather bizarrely treated this way by quite a bit of her fanart, despite being canonically 13 years old ''at most'' and [[SQuick also being a sentient fly]] (as endearingly Main/UglyCute as she may admittedly be); by contrast, her mother (Frieda Pesky) has barely had ''any'' of this type of fanart made for her whatsoever, and the same can also be said for her [[SassyBlackWoman lovably sassy]] [[BlackBestFriend black best friend]] Rayna as well.


* [[SexGod Memetic Sex Goddess]]: Is rather bizarrely treated this way by quite a bit of her fanart, despite being canonically 13 years old ''at most'' and [[SQuick also being a sentient fly]] (as endearingly Main/UglyCute as she may admittedly be); by contrast, her mother (Frieda Pesky) has barely had ''any'' of this type of fanart made for her whatsoever.

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* [[SexGod Memetic Sex Goddess]]: Is rather bizarrely treated this way by quite a bit of her fanart, despite being canonically 13 years old ''at most'' and [[SQuick also being a sentient fly]] (as endearingly Main/UglyCute as she may admittedly be); by contrast, her mother (Frieda Pesky) has barely had ''any'' of this type of fanart made for her whatsoever.whatsoever, and the same can also be said for her [[SassyBlackWoman lovably sassy]] [[BlackBestFriend black best friend]] Rayna as well.


* [[SexGod Memetic Sex Goddess]]: Is rather bizarrely treated this way by quite a bit of her fanart, despite being canonically 13 years old ''at most'' and [[SQuick also being a sentient fly,]] as endearingly Main/UglyCute as she may admittedly be.

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* [[SexGod Memetic Sex Goddess]]: Is rather bizarrely treated this way by quite a bit of her fanart, despite being canonically 13 years old ''at most'' and [[SQuick also being a sentient fly,]] as fly]] (as endearingly Main/UglyCute as she may admittedly be.be); by contrast, her mother (Frieda Pesky) has barely had ''any'' of this type of fanart made for her whatsoever.

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* [[SexGod Memetic Sex Goddess]]: Is rather bizarrely treated this way by quite a bit of her fanart, despite being canonically 13 years old ''at most'' and [[SQuick also being a sentient fly,]] as endearingly Main/UglyCute as she may admittedly be.


* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: Near the end of [[DependingOnTheWriter some]] episodes, Maggie's JJerkWithAHeartOfGold status is usually downplayed in that there was a selfish motive behind her kindness.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: Near the end of [[DependingOnTheWriter some]] episodes, Maggie's JJerkWithAHeartOfGold JerkWithAHeartOfGold status is usually downplayed in that there was a selfish motive behind her kindness.


* AesopAmnesia: Maggie has to learn the same lessons over and over again.

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* {{Adorkable}}: She's energetic, has pink hair, and three cute little freckles on her puffy cheeks.
* AesopAmnesia: Maggie has to learn the same lessons lesson over and over again.


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* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Yes, her two younger siblings often act as a nuisance to her and she isn't afraid to express her disdain for them, but deep down she really cares for them and has gone out of her way to support them numerous times.


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* CoolBigSis: Can be one when she drops her selfishness, most notably to Pupert in "Pieface".


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* TomboyishVoice: Courtesy of Creator/JessicaDiCico, Maggie has a deep, nasally voice.


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* VocalDissonance: She has a deep voice for a pre-teen girl.


* BreakTheCutie: Happens to her frequently.



* IJustWantToBeSpecial: Or rather popular.



* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: Near the end of [[DependingOnTheWriter some]] episodes, Maggie's JerkWithAHeartOfGold is usually downplayed in that there was a selfish motive behind her kindness.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: Near the end of [[DependingOnTheWriter some]] episodes, Maggie's JerkWithAHeartOfGold JJerkWithAHeartOfGold status is usually downplayed in that there was a selfish motive behind her kindness.



* MisplacedRetribution: Gets blamed for Aldrin's "injuries"[[note]]it turns out in the end that he was PlayingSick the whole time[[/note]] in "Training Places" when it wasn't her fault.



* PinkGirlBlueBoy: The Pink Girl to Aldrin's Blue Boy.



* RoseHairedSweetie: At the end of the day, when she's not being manipulative or selfish.
* TheScapegoat: Gets blamed for Aldrin's "injuries"[[note]]it turns out in the end that he was PlayingSick the whole time[[/note]] in "Training Places" when it wasn't her fault.
* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: When considering her LoserProtagonist and ButtMonkey statuses, she's to be subject to slapstick comedy at one point or another.

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* RoseHairedSweetie: At the end of the day, when she's not being manipulative or selfish.
* TheScapegoat: Gets blamed for Aldrin's "injuries"[[note]]it turns out in the end that he was PlayingSick the whole time[[/note]] in "Training Places" when it wasn't her fault.
* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: When considering her LoserProtagonist and ButtMonkey statuses, she's bound to be subject to slapstick comedy at one point or another.



* {{Housewife}}: Her main occupation.

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* {{Housewife}}: Her main occupation.occupation is being a stay-at-home wife.



** He actually combines this with JerkJock and BigBrotherBully in his attitude towards younger siblings. He actually cares for [[YoungestChildWins Bella]], the baby of the family. He's the captain of all the high school sports teams, has at least one in-universe fangirl swooning over him at his BurgerFool job, and his teeth sparkle when he smiles. [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] partly when Maggie wants to get a better part-time job than Aldrin (or at least let everyone think she has). Aldrin discovers the ruse and is FURIOUS that she would lie about her accomplishments when he worked very hard to get where he is (a later episode confirms how insanely hard his sports training routines are), but he still offers to recommend Maggie to the manager once she admits she was wrong. Usually, he's too much of an AloofBigBrother to even bother giving advice, possibly because he's The Unfavorite in their extended family, as Uncle Jeb blatantly favors Maggie (and later Pupert) and only compliments Aldrin when he realizes that gaining muscle mass means Aldrin can do more work.

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** He actually combines this with JerkJock and BigBrotherBully in his attitude towards younger siblings. He actually cares for [[YoungestChildWins Bella]], the baby of the family. He's the captain of all the high school sports teams, has at least one in-universe fangirl swooning over him at his BurgerFool job, and his teeth sparkle when he smiles. [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] partly when Maggie wants to get a better part-time job than Aldrin (or at least let everyone think she has). Aldrin discovers the ruse and is FURIOUS that she would lie about her accomplishments when he worked very hard to get where he is (a later episode confirms how insanely hard his sports training routines are), but he still offers to recommend Maggie to the manager once she admits she was wrong. Usually, he's too much of an AloofBigBrother to even bother giving advice, possibly because he's The Unfavorite TheUnfavorite in their extended family, as Uncle Jeb blatantly favors Maggie (and later Pupert) and only compliments Aldrin when he realizes that gaining muscle mass means Aldrin can do more work.



* AssholeVictim: DependingOnTheWriter, he'll suffer a well-deserved form of LaserGuidedKarma.



* BigBrotherMentor: He serves as one to Maggie whenever she is stuck in a quandary and needs some advice.

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* BigBrotherMentor: He occasionally serves as one to Maggie whenever she is stuck in a quandary and needs some advice.



* {{Jerkass}}: Due to being the JerkJock and BigBrotherBully. However, he is more often than not a JerkWithAHeartOfGold.

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* {{Jerkass}}: Due to being the JerkJock and BigBrotherBully. However, BigBrotherBully, he has a terrible attitude and is more often than not a JerkWithAHeartOfGold.really self-centered.



* {{Narcissist}}: He's very vain and has a high opinion of himself due to being the quarterback on his football team.



* PinkGirlBlueBoy: The Blue Boy to Maggie's Pink Girl.



* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: As much as an annoyance as he may be to Maggie, deep down she really cares for him.



* CheerfulChild: Pupert is a joyful little boy with never-ending happiness.



* {{Keet}}: Of the CheerfulChild variety. He's very energetic and hyperactive.



* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Although Maggie becomes annoyed with Bella causing her trouble in "Bella Con Carny", she is shown to care for her during the climax of the episode, in which she sacrifices a beloved portrait of her favorite band to prevent her from being adopted by an evil cult.



* BlondesAreEvil: And how. She's nothing more than a stuck-up, sadistic AlphaBitch.
* TheBully: Due to being the AlphaBitch, she's prone to harassing Maggie and Dawn and calling them names.

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* BlondesAreEvil: And how. She's nothing more than a stuck-up, sadistic AlphaBitch.
* TheBully: Due to being the AlphaBitch, she's prone to harassing Maggie and Dawn Rayna and calling them names.



* {{Jerkass}}: An even bigger one than [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Maggie]], and could rival Dawn when it comes to being bitchy. She's pompous, disrespectful to flies, snooty, selfish, and completely full of herself.

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* {{Jerkass}}: An even bigger one than [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Maggie]], and She could rival Dawn when it comes to being bitchy. She's pompous, disrespectful to flies, snooty, selfish, and completely full of herself.


A pink-haired, energetic, self-expressive pre-teen fly whose dream is to become a superstar. Despite her selfish ways, she does have a [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold heart of gold]]..

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A pink-haired, energetic, self-expressive pre-teen fly whose dream is to become a superstar. Despite her selfish ways, she does have a [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold heart of gold]]..gold]].



* AssholeVictim: A DependingOnTheWriter case; it varies by episode whether or not the misfortunes that befall her are deserved.



* BeautyIsBad: PlayedWith. She may be pretty, but she's a self-centered {{Jerkass}} who cuts corners to reach her achievements and whines whenever she doesn't get her way; however, she's more often a JerkWithAHeartOfGold at the end of the day, so it also sort of downplays the trope.



* BitchInSheepsClothing: Combined with JerkWithAHeartOfGold.



* CoolLoser: A self-centered, pompous, [[LoopholeAbuse loophole-abusing]] bitch...with a killer taste in heavy metal music, and can be pretty good at performing it when she's not showing off.



* TheCutie: {{Downplayed|Trope}}: Maggie is rather adorable, having three cute little freckles on each cheek and being a NiceGirl at heart, but her bitchiness and selfish personality bring down this trope's epitome.



* DependingOnTheWriter: It varies greatly whether Maggie is the episode's voice of reason and a good-hearted girl who just wants to have fun, or a selfish bitch putting herself and her affairs above others'.
* EnlightenedSelfInterest: As ItsAllAboutMe states, she typically only does things for others if there's something in it for her. A good example of this is "Training Places", where she does Aldrin's chores for him to get the scooter she desperately wants.



* FreudianExcuse: Her jerkass ways are usually a retaliation against her ButtMonkey status.



* GirlyGirl: She's into music, fashion, shopping, and hanging with her "gal pals" like most other girls her age. Although, she's also a...
* GirlyGirlWithATomboyStreak: She's also into heavy metal, [[DependingOnTheWriter sometimes]] eats like a pig, [[{{Gasshole}} belches loudly]], and shows extreme aversion to the "[[AlphaBitch stuck-up, rich bitch]]" form of femininity exhibited by [[GirlPosse Dawn and her lackeys]].

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* GirlyGirl: GirlyGirlWithATomboyStreak: She's into music, fashion, shopping, and hanging with her "gal pals" like most other girls her age. Although, However, she's also a...
* GirlyGirlWithATomboyStreak: She's
also into heavy metal, [[DependingOnTheWriter sometimes]] eats like a pig, [[{{Gasshole}} belches loudly]], and shows extreme aversion to the "[[AlphaBitch stuck-up, rich bitch]]" form of femininity exhibited by [[GirlPosse Dawn and her lackeys]].



* HumanlikeFootAnatomy: She is shown to have human-like feet when Maria Monarch takes off her one of her boots in "The Candidate" to reveal the sole of her left foot, save for the fact that she has four toes instead of five, but it is a cartoon after all.
** {{Averted}} when she is shown barefoot in "Hooligans" and "Club Hopping", as her feet are shown to be more insect-like.

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* HumanlikeFootAnatomy: She is shown to have human-like feet when Maria Monarch takes off her one of her boots in "The Candidate" to reveal the sole of her left foot, save for the fact that she has four toes instead of five, but it is a cartoon after all.
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all. {{Averted}} when she is shown barefoot in "Hooligans" and "Club Hopping", as her feet are shown to be more insect-like.



* ItsAllAboutMe: She cuts corners to reach her achievements, attempts to get what she wants through PuppyDogEyes, toots her own horn a lot, and [[EnlightenedSelfInterest will typically only do good deeds for people if it gives her something in return]].



* LaserGuidedKarma: Maggie usually gets well-deserved revenge at the end of some episodes as a consequence for being a selfish bitch and putting off priorities in favor of attempting to achieve the unimportant things in life.
* LoopholeAbuse: As ItsAllAboutMe states, she cuts corners to achieve her goals and tries to sabotage the "boring" lifestyle that her school and "embarrassing" family brings her.

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* LaserGuidedKarma: Maggie usually gets well-deserved revenge at the end of some episodes as a consequence for being a selfish bitch and putting off priorities in favor of attempting to achieve the unimportant things in life.
fame.
* LoopholeAbuse: As ItsAllAboutMe states, she She cuts corners to achieve her goals and tries to sabotage the "boring" lifestyle that her school and "embarrassing" family brings her.



* {{Narcissist}}: She can be really self-centered and vain at times.



* TheProtagonist: The main character.



* ThisLoserIsYou: She's meant to be relatable to the pre-teen and teenage girl audience in terms of having dreams to become famous that are often sabotaged by school, family, and friends, her overprotective, AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents, her {{annoying younger sibling|}}s, her [[BigBrotherBully asshole older sibling]], her boring, unreasonably strict school, [[MisplacedRetribution getting blamed for others' wrongdoings]], and distancing herself from her embarrassing, abusive family in exchange for her reasonable, FunPersonified, sympathetic friends.

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* ThisLoserIsYou: She's meant to be relatable to the pre-teen and teenage girl audience in terms of having dreams to become famous that are often sabotaged by school, family, and friends, her overprotective, AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents, her {{annoying younger sibling|}}s, her [[BigBrotherBully asshole older sibling]], her boring, unreasonably strict school, [[MisplacedRetribution getting blamed for others' wrongdoings]], and distancing herself from her embarrassing, abusive embarrassing family in exchange for her reasonable, FunPersonified, sympathetic friends.



* WithFriendsLikeThese: She's not a very good friend to Rayna.



* DawsonCasting: Although she appears to be in her late 30s, her voice-actress, Susan Tolsky, would have been around 62 at the time of recording.


A pink-haired, energetic, self-expressive pre-teen fly whose dream is to become a superstar. She'll do whatever it takes to become famous and get what she wants, even if it involves manipulation and blackmail, and often treats the lessons she learns like they mean nothing to her. Though despite her selfish ways, she does have a [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold hidden heart of gold]] that she'll exhibit every now and then.

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A pink-haired, energetic, self-expressive pre-teen fly whose dream is to become a superstar. She'll do whatever it takes to become famous and get what she wants, even if it involves manipulation and blackmail, and often treats the lessons she learns like they mean nothing to her. Though despite Despite her selfish ways, she does have a [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold hidden heart of gold]] that she'll exhibit every now and then.gold]]..



* {{Jerkass}}: She's a [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish]], self-proclaimed, [[ManipulativeBitch manipulative]], boastfal, snooty, apathetic bitch who shows little regard to others' well-being due to being caught up in her obsessions. However, she does have a soft side.


* AesopAmnesia: Maggie has to learn the same lessons over and over again.



* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Aldrin occasionally views her as one, whenever he's minding his own business and not going out of his way to pick on her.
* AssholeVictim: A DependingOnTheWriter case; it varies by episode whether or not the misfortunes that befall her are deserved.



* {{Blackmail}}: Maggie sometimes uses this as a method of manipulation.
* BookDumb: Not so good in the art of academics, yet clever and manipulative.
* BornUnlucky: Let's see, she has to live with overprotective parents who don't regularly let her do anything fun, has two annoying younger siblings and one {{jerkass}} of a BigBrotherBully to deal with, attends an unfair and strict school, is frequently harassed by Dawn for simply being less popular than her, and is a frequent victim of YankTheDogsChain.



* BreakTheCutie: Happens to her frequently.
* BrilliantButLazy: She's not as stupid as her logic would make you think; she's just too lazy and unmotivated to pay attention in school.



* ButtMonkey: Sometimes Maggie doesn't have it so good, especially when her younger siblings' naivety lead to her misfortunes.

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* ButtMonkey: Sometimes A lot of episodes have Maggie doesn't have suffer some form of bad luck, be it so good, especially when annoyance at the hands of her younger siblings' naivety lead to siblings, bullying from the local AlphaBitch or her misfortunes.older brother, overprotectiveness from her parents, or just bad luck in general.
* CantGetAwayWithNuthin: Any time Maggie finds a loophole around authority, karma will always come back to hit her in the face at the end of the episode.



* CharacterTitle: The show is called "The Buzz on '''Maggie'''."



* CosmicPlaything: The world seems to dedicate its time to making Maggie suffer in various ways.



* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Despite her general ignorance, she at times ''can'' be quite heroic.



* DeadpanSnarker: She has the occasional delivery of sarcasm.
* DependingOnTheWriter: It varies greatly whether Maggie is the episode's voice of reason and a good-hearted girl who just wants to have fun, or a selfish bitch putting herself and her affairs above others'.



* FreudianExcuse: Her jerkass ways are usually a retaliation against her ButtMonkey status.



* GirlyGirl: She's into music, fashion, shopping, and hanging with her "gal pals" like most other girls her age.

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* GirlyGirl: She's into music, fashion, shopping, and hanging with her "gal pals" like most other girls her age. Although, she's also a...



* HighSchoolHustler: Maggie can exhibit clever methods when it comes to outfoxing authority figures at her school.



* IJustWantToBeSpecial: Or rather popular.



* {{Jerkass}}: Most of the time, she's a [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish]], self-proclaimed, [[ManipulativeBitch manipulative]], boastfal, snooty, apathetic bitch who shows little regard to others' well-being due to being caught up in her obsessions. However, that doesn't stop her from also being a...
** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Her manipulative and selfish ways aside, Maggie is a NiceGirl at heart and knows very well that her family, friends, and their well-being come before her wants. A good example of this is shown in "Bella Con Carny", where she gives up a beloved portrait of the Flaming Moths to save Bella.

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* {{Jerkass}}: Most of the time, she's She's a [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish]], self-proclaimed, [[ManipulativeBitch manipulative]], boastfal, snooty, apathetic bitch who shows little regard to others' well-being due to being caught up in her obsessions. However, that doesn't stop her from also being a...
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she does have a soft side.
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JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Her manipulative and selfish ways aside, Maggie is a NiceGirl at heart and knows very well that her family, friends, and their well-being come before her wants. A good example of this is shown in "Bella Con Carny", where she gives up a beloved portrait of the Flaming Moths to save Bella.



* LoserProtagonist: She has a bad reputation amongst her school and is a frequent victim of Dawn's [[AlphaBitch alpha-bitchy]] bullying, in addition to having [[CosmicPlaything horrendous luck]].



* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: When considering her LoserProtagonist and ButtMonkey statuses, she's to be subject to slapstick comedy at one point or another.



* ThisLoserIsYou: She's meant to be relatable to the pre-teen and teenage girl audience in terms of having dreams to become famous that are often sabotaged by school, family, and friends, her overprotective, AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents, her {{Annoying Younger Sibling|}}s, her [[BigBrotherBully asshole older sibling]], her boring, unreasonably strict school, [[{{Misblamed}} getting blamed for others' wrongdoings]], and distancing herself from her embarrassing, abusive family in exchange for her reasonable, FunPersonified, sympathetic friends.

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* ThisLoserIsYou: She's meant to be relatable to the pre-teen and teenage girl audience in terms of having dreams to become famous that are often sabotaged by school, family, and friends, her overprotective, AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents, her {{Annoying Younger Sibling|}}s, {{annoying younger sibling|}}s, her [[BigBrotherBully asshole older sibling]], her boring, unreasonably strict school, [[{{Misblamed}} [[MisplacedRetribution getting blamed for others' wrongdoings]], and distancing herself from her embarrassing, abusive family in exchange for her reasonable, FunPersonified, sympathetic friends.



* YankTheDogsChain: Whenever it seems as though Maggie finally gets what she wants, the situation usually takes it away from her. One example of this is the end of "Training Days", where the scooter she dreamed of having is finally rewarded to her, only to be destroyed a few seconds later.

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* YankTheDogsChain: Whenever it seems as though Maggie has finally gets what she wants, the situation usually takes it away from her. One achieved her goals, her ThrowTheDogABone moment is almost always subverted afterward. A good example of this is the end of episode "Training Days", Day" where she finally receives the scooter she dreamed of having is finally rewarded to her, wanted, only for it to be destroyed a few seconds later.the following moment.



* BumblingDad: Sometimes, especially when his geekiness is shown.
* GoodParents: To the Pesky children. He loves them and is more willing to discipline them than Frieda.

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* BumblingDad: Sometimes, especially when his geekiness is shown.
AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: Maggie often views him and Frieda as such.
* GoodParents: To the Pesky children. He loves them all of his children and is more willing to discipline them than Frieda.knows what's right for them.



* NiceGuy: He's a well-meaning person and loving father.



* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: Maggie often views her and Chauncey as such.



* UglyGuyHotWife: The Hot Wife to Chauncey's Ugly Guy. Downplayed as Chauncey isn't really ugly, just geeky.



** He actually combines this with JerkJock and BigBrotherBully in his attitude towards younger siblings. He actually cares for [[YoungestChildWins Bella]], the baby of the family. He's the captain of all the high school sports teams, has at least one in-universe fangirl swooning over him at his BurgerFool job, and his teeth sparkle when he smiles. [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] partly when Maggie wants to get a better part-time job than Aldrin (or at least let everyone think she has). Aldrin discovers the ruse and is FURIOUS that she would lie about her accomplishments when he worked very hard to get where he is (a later episode confirms how insanely hard his sports training routines are), but he still offers to recommend Maggie to the manager once she admits she was wrong. Usually, he's too much of an AloofBigBrother to even bother giving advice, possibly because he's The Unfavorite in their extended family, as Uncle Jeb blatantly favors Maggie (and later Pupert) and only compliments Aldrin when he realizes that gaining muscle mass means Aldrin can do more work.
* AloofBigBrother: He doesn't have very positive interactions with his younger siblings and is of little help to give them proper advice.
* AssholeVictim: DependingOnTheWriter, he'll suffer a well-deserved form of LaserGuidedKarma.



* TheConscience: DependingOnTheWriter, whenever he's not being a boastful jerkass, he's acting as the voice of reason to Maggie.
* FreudianExcuse: Possibly. "Rottingmuck Ranch" reveals that the Pesky children's uncle uses Aldrin for free labor around his farm and views him as a DumbMuscle, while lavishing praise on Maggie and Pupert for simply being younger and cuter.



* JerkassHasAPoint: In "Le Termite", Aldrin exposes Maggie's lies, getting her in trouble with her boss. When asked why he did it, Aldrin points out that he works hard at his BurgerFool job and earned his family's praise while Maggie lied to make herself look better than him.

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* JerkassHasAPoint: His case is sometimes understandable, due to Maggie's lack of common sense.
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In "Le Termite", Aldrin exposes Maggie's lies, getting her in trouble with her boss. When asked why he did it, Aldrin points out that he works hard at his BurgerFool job and earned his family's praise while Maggie lied to make herself look better than him.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He really does care about Maggie, Pupert, and his family in general at the end of the day and his rocky relationship with his two younger siblings is just playful, harmless teasing that comes with the advantage of being the eldest child.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He really does care about Maggie, Pupert, and his family in general at the end of the day and his rocky relationship with his two younger siblings is just usually playful, harmless teasing that comes with the advantage of being the eldest child.



* LaserGuidedKarma: Zig-zagged: Some episodes where he's the main antagonist (e.g. "Funball") will give him a much-deserved comeuppance, while in other episodes (e.g. "Playing Sick"), nothing happens to him at all.



* NiceGirl: Typically, despite going along with Maggie's stupidity.



* JokeCharacter: He mostly exists to randomly bring up his gym shorts, right down to his name.

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* JokeCharacter: PluckyComicRelief: He mostly exists to randomly bring up his gym shorts, right down to his name.


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* DirtyCoward: In "The Flyinator", when Aldrin lets out a simple "Boo", George becomes dead scared and runs out of the movie theater.
* TheDitz: His intelligence is lacking.
* DumbJock: Despite his achievements in football, he's a complete dumbass.

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