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* MythologyGag: She is based on the character of the same name from ''Literature/ArabianNights'' - a servant woman who [[spoiler:is taken by a deranged Sultan as his wife, and]] tells countless fantastical stories. Indeed, ''Aladdin'' originates from this book, as one of the stories she tells.


* ToBeGoodOrToBeLawful: During the title song, Ja'far struggles whether he should go turn himself in and accomplish nothing or continue down his path and maybe save the kingdom.

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* ToBeGoodOrToBeLawful: ToBeLawfulOrGood: During the title song, Ja'far struggles whether he should go turn himself in and accomplish nothing or continue down his path and maybe save the kingdom.kingdom.
* TookALevelInCynic: While he does his best to hide it, Ja'far goes from an idealist who believes the best in everyone to quietly admitting he doesn't "believe in good" any more.


* FreudianExcuseIsNoExcuse: As he's being carted away to prison by the Captain, the Princess tries to stand up for him, saying that he lost his family. The Captain counters that he still killed people, even one of the guards twin brothers. [[spoiler:It goes further when it turns out he doesn't steal for any reason besides him being too lazy to want to work, and that he killed his parents for (justifiably) wanting him to move out. Even his plans for the Djinn and the Princess are just random thoughts that cross his mind.]]

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* FreudianExcuseIsNoExcuse: As he's being carted away to prison by the Captain, the Princess tries to stand up for him, saying that he lost his family. The Captain counters that he still killed people, even one of the guards twin brothers.brother. [[spoiler:It goes further when it turns out he doesn't steal for any reason besides him being too lazy to want to work, and that he killed his parents for (justifiably) wanting him to move out. Even his plans for the Djinn and the Princess are just random thoughts that cross his mind.]]]]
* {{Hypocrite}}: When Ja'far declares that he loves the Princess (like a daughter), Aladdin calls him "a total pedo" for being interested in someone half his age. Aladdin is 33 and the Princess is 16.

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* RageBreakingPoint: Ja'far tries to stay polite and considerate of the Djinn but when the Djinn's non-stop nonsensical references become too much, Ja'far yells at him to stop being an asshole for just one minute.


* AdaptationExpansion: Here we see where Ja'far got the Scarab necklace, how he became Vizer, and where he got the Bird.



* AdaptationExpansion: Here we see where Ja'far got the Scarab necklace, how he became Vizer, and where he got the Bird.


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* ToBeGoodOrToBeLawful: During the title song, Ja'far struggles whether he should go turn himself in and accomplish nothing or continue down his path and maybe save the kingdom.

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* InsaneTrollLogic: [[During his VillainSong, he comes to the conclusion that the only way to make the Princess love him is to kill all of the Magic Kingdom's citizens.]]

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* AdaptationalNonsapience: While Iago was a sapient TalkingAnimal, Bird is a regular, non-sapient parrot.

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* ADogNamedDog: Its name actually seems to be "Monkey", [[WritingAroundTrademarks for copyright reasons]].
* ManiacMonkeys: It's the very creepy pet of the sociopathic criminal Aladdin.


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* ADogNamedDog: Similarly to Monkey, it's only ever called Bird.


* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: She's only ever called "the Princess", for copyright reasons.



* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: For copyright reasons.



* FreudianExcuseIsNoExcuse: As he's being carted away to prison by the Captain, Jasmine tries to stand up for him, saying that he lost his family. The Captain counters that he still killed people, even one of the guards twin brothers. [[spoiler:It goes further when it turns out he doesn't steal for any reason besides him being too lazy to want to work, and that he killed his parents for (justifiably) wanting him to move out. Even his plans for the Djinn and Jasmine are just random thoughts that cross his mind.]]

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* FreudianExcuseIsNoExcuse: As he's being carted away to prison by the Captain, Jasmine the Princess tries to stand up for him, saying that he lost his family. The Captain counters that he still killed people, even one of the guards twin brothers. [[spoiler:It goes further when it turns out he doesn't steal for any reason besides him being too lazy to want to work, and that he killed his parents for (justifiably) wanting him to move out. Even his plans for the Djinn and Jasmine the Princess are just random thoughts that cross his mind.]]

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* TragicKeepsake: The last gift Sherrezade gave to Ja'far before she was taken from him.


* DeconstructedCharacterArchetype: He deconstructs two points about Disney's Aladdin: His life philosophy and why he steals. 1) "[He] steals what he can't afford, and that's everything." Taken to the conclusion, that means he steals everything. And why does he steal and not shown getting a job? [[spoiler:He hates actual work, and stealing is [[EvilFeelsGood more fun]] to him.]]

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* DeconstructedCharacterArchetype: He deconstructs two points about Disney's Aladdin: His life philosophy and why he steals. 1) "[He] steals what he can't afford, and that's everything." Taken to the conclusion, that means he steals everything. And why does he steal and not shown getting a job? [[spoiler:He hates actual work, and stealing is [[EvilFeelsGood more fun]] to him.]]

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* DeconstructedCharacterArchetype: He deconstructs two points about Disney's Aladdin: His life philosophy and why he steals. 1) "[He] steals what he can't afford, and that's everything." Taken to the conclusion, that means he steals everything. And why does he steal and not shown getting a job? [[spoiler:He hates actual work, and stealing is [[EvilFeelsGood more fun]] to him.]]

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* EvilSoundsDeep: Hilariously {{Inverted}}. He speaks with an extremely high pitch.

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* InsistentTerminology: [[spoiler:After the Princess makes everyone a princess, he insists on being called one.]]

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* FaceOfAThug: An InformedFlaw, yet {{Deconstructed}}. Just because he's not as handsome as a prince as he got older he became TheScapegoat for the kingdom's misfortune. This makes him a pariah and he's desperate to save the kingdom over this.

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