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** Initially Freakshow and his Circus Gothica mirror's Marvel's mind-controlling villain Ringmaster from the Circus of Fear, and Lydia Princess Python, another member. In Reality Trip, they parallel SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker and Harley Quinn a little more, respectively. Not surprising, as Butch Hartman seems to be a fairly big fan of superhero comics.

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** Initially Freakshow and his Circus Gothica mirror's Marvel's mind-controlling villain Ringmaster from the Circus of Fear, and Lydia Princess Python, another member. In Reality Trip, they parallel SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker ComicBook/TheJoker and Harley Quinn a little more, respectively. Not surprising, as Butch Hartman seems to be a fairly big fan of superhero comics.


** Danny Fenton[=/=]WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom is essentially an expy for Peter Parker[=/=]SpiderMan, both are outcasts who were bullied in school and obtained their powers through a scientific accident.

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** Danny Fenton[=/=]WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom is essentially an expy for Peter Parker[=/=]SpiderMan, Parker[=/=]Franchise/SpiderMan, both are outcasts who were bullied in school and obtained their powers through a scientific accident.


%% ** The aforementioned [[HelloKitty Sayonara Pussycat]]. Also see BilingualBonus.

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%% ** The aforementioned [[HelloKitty [[Franchise/HelloKitty Sayonara Pussycat]]. Also see BilingualBonus.


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** Season 1, Episode 6 "What You Want" gives us Sayonara Pussycat, an {{Expy}} of HelloKitty. Sayounara/さようなら (with a long 'o' sound that is often ignored in English) is Japanese for 'goodbye'. Danny even shouts "Bye-bye kitty," as a OneLiner.

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** Season 1, Episode 6 "What You Want" gives us Sayonara Pussycat, an {{Expy}} of HelloKitty.Franchise/HelloKitty. Sayounara/さようなら (with a long 'o' sound that is often ignored in English) is Japanese for 'goodbye'. Danny even shouts "Bye-bye kitty," as a OneLiner.

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** Danny is scared and confused when the accident turns him half-ghost and spends most of the series trying to keep the truth from getting out. He only allows his closest friends to know about this part of himself and struggles to keep it all a secret. He is especially sure to keep this secret away from his family - his parents in-particular, who possess a dehumanizing, almost zealot-like opinion against ghosts - with Jazz agreeing to keep it a secret out of love for her little brother when she finds out about it. When his parents ''do'' find out, they are more shock and appalled at themselves that their son had to go such lengths to keep this secret from them. The whole things reads like a ComingOutStory for a teenager realizes that they are LGBT+, some reading him as transgender or non-binary due to his conflicting nature as half-human, half-ghost.


** Phlegmatic: Jazz, given her kind, albeit [[ThePerfectionist perfectionistic]] persona.

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** Phlegmatic: Melancholic: Jazz, given her kind, albeit [[ThePerfectionist perfectionistic]] persona.


* CassandraTruth: The fact that Danny can unwittingly trigger some of the Fentons' various ghost-hunting gadgets while human is a somewhat subtle variation on this. Their disbelief is [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by the Fenton Finder tracking device at the end of the first episode: "Ghost directly ahead. You would have to be some sort of moron to not notice the ghost directly ahead."

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* CassandraTruth: The fact that Danny can unwittingly trigger some of the Fentons' various ghost-hunting ghost-detecting gadgets while in human form is a somewhat subtle variation on this. Their disbelief is [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by the Fenton Finder tracking device at the end of the first episode: "Ghost directly ahead. You would have to be some sort of moron to not notice the ghost directly ahead."

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* AntiSchoolUniformsPlot: Vlad Masters, the newly elected mayor, makes this a rule at the local high school, specifically to annoy PerkyGoth Sam, since she's a close friend/sidekick to Vlad's ArchEnemy, Danny.


** He also weaponises it, when he distracts the more powerful Ghost Tucker by taking their fight into the girl's locker room.

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** He also weaponises weaponizes it, when he distracts the more powerful Ghost Tucker by taking their fight into the girl's locker room.



** The Lunch Lady has a pattern of gently offering food to her opponents, and then, regardles of the answer, viciously shouting at them, often ending it with "DOOOOOOOOOOM!!".

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** The Lunch Lady has a pattern of gently offering food to her opponents, and then, regardles regardless of the answer, viciously shouting at them, often ending it with "DOOOOOOOOOOM!!".



* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: "Once again, I, Techus, master of all things electronic and beeping, am free once again to conquer this world!"

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* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: "Once again, I, Techus, Technus, master of all things electronic and beeping, am free once again to conquer this world!"



** Youngblood has an unnamed skeletal ghost assitant who seems to change his shape to match whatever character Youngblood is playing (a parrot when he's playing a pirate, and a horse when he's playing a cowboy).

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** Youngblood has an unnamed skeletal ghost assitant assistant who seems to change his shape to match whatever character Youngblood is playing (a parrot when he's playing a pirate, and a horse when he's playing a cowboy).



** Vlad Masters as well serves as an expy for Norman Osborn, aka the Green Goblin. Both being rich evil masterminds who have an unhealthy obsession with the Danny and Peter respectively. They both know their secret identies and initially hoped to take them under their wings. In another nod to Marvel, his origin parodies Doctor Doom.

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** Vlad Masters as well serves as an expy for Norman Osborn, aka the Green Goblin. Both being rich evil masterminds who have an unhealthy obsession with the Danny and Peter respectively. They both know their secret identies identities and initially hoped to take them under their wings. In another nod to Marvel, his origin parodies Doctor Doom.



** Star is Veronica Star from ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'', all grown up. Same name? Check. Blonde? Check. Satellite to a non-white RichBitch? Check. A cheerleader? Check. The only major difference is that she is mostly voiced by Tara Strong, not Grey [=DeLisle=] ([[TheOtherDarrin though she did voice her initally]]).

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** Star is Veronica Star from ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'', all grown up. Same name? Check. Blonde? Check. Satellite to a non-white RichBitch? Check. A cheerleader? Check. The only major difference is that she is mostly voiced by Tara Strong, not Grey [=DeLisle=] ([[TheOtherDarrin though she did voice her initally]]).initially]]).


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* AffablyEvil: Most villains. Especially Vlad, who's the BigBad no less. How can you take him seriously as a villain after you see his Green Bay Packers cheesehead?

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%% * AffablyEvil: Most villains. Especially Vlad, who's the BigBad no less. How can you take him seriously as a villain after you see his Green Bay Packers cheesehead?



* AllAnimalsAreDogs: Or the Sphinx is, anyway.

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%% * AllAnimalsAreDogs: Or the Sphinx is, anyway.



* AlterKocker: The "ecto-American" vulture ghosts.

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%% * AlterKocker: The "ecto-American" vulture ghosts.



* AnAssKickingChristmas: "The Fright Before Christmas".
* AttentionWhore: Mayor Montez in “Public Enemies”.
* AuditThreat: Used by a [[spoiler:fake]] Government agent against students' parents in "Doctor's Disorders" and by the Guys in White against Mr. Lancer in "Double-Cross My Heart".

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%% * AnAssKickingChristmas: "The Fright Before Christmas".
%% * AttentionWhore: Mayor Montez in “Public Enemies”.
%% * AuditThreat: Used by a [[spoiler:fake]] Government agent against students' parents in "Doctor's Disorders" and by the Guys in White against Mr. Lancer in "Double-Cross My Heart".



* BaddieFlattery: Vlad to Danny, in conjunction with NotSoDifferent.
* BadFuture: The premise of "The Ultimate Enemy."

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%% * BaddieFlattery: Vlad to Danny, in conjunction with NotSoDifferent.
%% * BadFuture: The premise of "The Ultimate Enemy."



* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: "What You Want," "Memory Blank," both of which involve Desiree the wish-granting ghost.
* BedsheetGhost:
** Danny tries to pull this off on Halloween, though he'd probably be better off [[ForHalloweenIAmGoingAsMyself going as himself]], seeing as how he's an actual (sorta) ghost and, for the majority of the series, is feared by everyone who doesn't want to outright beat him down.
** Alternate Timeline Jack Fenton ran into a problem with this when he started ghost fighting on Halloween.
** One of his clones, however, pulls this off in the best way.

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%% * BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: "What You Want," "Memory Blank," both of which involve Desiree the wish-granting ghost.
%% * BedsheetGhost:
%% ** Danny tries to pull this off on Halloween, though he'd probably be better off [[ForHalloweenIAmGoingAsMyself going as himself]], seeing as how he's an actual (sorta) ghost and, for the majority of the series, is feared by everyone who doesn't want to outright beat him down.
%% ** Alternate Timeline Jack Fenton ran into a problem with this when he started ghost fighting on Halloween.
** One of his clones, however, pulls this off in the best way.
Halloween.



* TheBigDamnKiss: An orbital one at that in the GrandFinale. You can already figure between who. ([[spoiler:It's between Danny and Sam]].)

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%% * TheBigDamnKiss: An orbital one at that in the GrandFinale. You can already figure between who. ([[spoiler:It's between Danny and Sam]].)



* BigFancyHouse:
** Vlad's residences.
** The Fenton family's new home in "Livin' Large."
** Subverted by Manson family's home; looks normal on the outside. It's still fancy, however.
* BigNo:
** Tucker, upon finding out that the flour babies were baked into cookies by his mother.
** And by Vlad in "Kindred Spirits" when [[spoiler:his perfect clone melted]].
** And by Danny when [[spoiler:the vat of Nasty Sauce all the important people in his life ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and Lancer]]) are attached to... ''explodes'']].
** Again by Danny in "D-Stabilized" when [[spoiler: it seems Dani melts after Danny's attempt to save her seems to fail... [[DisneyDeath it actually works]]]].
* BigOlEyebrows: Butch Hartman's trademark. His other show, ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'', also uses this trope.

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%% * BigFancyHouse:
%% ** Vlad's residences.
%% ** The Fenton family's new home in "Livin' Large."
%% ** Subverted by Manson family's home; looks normal on the outside. It's still fancy, however.
%% * BigNo:
%% ** Tucker, upon finding out that the flour babies were baked into cookies by his mother.
%% ** And by Vlad in "Kindred Spirits" when [[spoiler:his perfect clone melted]].
%% ** And by Danny when [[spoiler:the vat of Nasty Sauce all the important people in his life ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and Lancer]]) are attached to... ''explodes'']].
%% ** Again by Danny in "D-Stabilized" when [[spoiler: it seems Dani melts after Danny's attempt to save her seems to fail... [[DisneyDeath it actually works]]]].
%% * BigOlEyebrows: Butch Hartman's trademark. His other show, ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'', also uses this trope.



* BlackBestFriend: Tucker.

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%% * BlackBestFriend: Tucker.



* TheBlank: Amorpho, a shapeshifter whose default form is faceless. Also, possibly Fright Knight.

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* TheBlank: Amorpho, a shapeshifter whose default form is faceless.
%% **
Also, possibly Fright Knight.



* BodyHorror:
** Happens every time Danny tries to split himself.
** Most extreme by far: Identity Crisis. He starts out with two heads, one of which sprouts another head, whose tongue forms the neck for another head. Then, from the main torso sprout two extra feet, a bug eye, a mouth with a bug eye on its tongue, and three more heads, one of whose tongue is a forearm and hand, which sprouts a head on each finger. It just keeps going from there.

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%% * BodyHorror:
** Happens every time Danny tries to split himself.
** Most extreme by far:
BodyHorror:In Identity Crisis. He Crisis, Danny starts out with two heads, one of which sprouts another head, whose tongue forms the neck for another head. Then, from the main torso sprout two extra feet, a bug eye, a mouth with a bug eye on its tongue, and three more heads, one of whose tongue is a forearm and hand, which sprouts a head on each finger. It just keeps going from there.there.
%% ** Happens every time Danny tries to split himself.



* {{Brainwashed}}: Both Ember and Freakshow use this against Danny.

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%% * {{Brainwashed}}: Both Ember and Freakshow use this against Danny.



* CallingYourAttacks: Occasionally employed. Usually with Fenton gear.

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%% * CallingYourAttacks: Occasionally employed. Usually with Fenton gear.



* CantGetInTroubleForNuthin: He can get into unexpected trouble, but has a hard time intentionally finding it.

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%% * CantGetInTroubleForNuthin: He can get into unexpected trouble, but has a hard time intentionally finding it.



* CarnivalOfKillers: Circus Gothica is full of these, except they all turn good at the end of the first Freak Show episode.

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%% * CarnivalOfKillers: Circus Gothica is full of these, except they all turn good at the end of the first Freak Show episode.



** Tucker: Ya got that right!
** Technus: I, Technus (insert outdated slang here).

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** Tucker: Ya "Ya got that right!
right!"
** Technus: I, "I, Technus (insert outdated slang here)."



** Mr. Lancer has a habit of using classic literature titles in place of exclamations.

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** Mr. Lancer has a habit of using classic literature titles in place of exclamations. "Paradise Lost!"



* CharacterDevelopment: Everyone of the main characters get some form of character development.

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%% * CharacterDevelopment: Everyone of the main characters get some form of character development.



* CensorSteam: In "An Eye for an Eye." Poor, poor Danny...

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%% * CensorSteam: In "An Eye for an Eye." Poor, poor Danny...



* ChefOfIron: The Lunch Lady Ghost, including her meat monster form.
* ChekhovsBoomerang: The [[{{Pun}} Boooomerang]], first used in "The Ultimate Enemy" to find Danny, gets used again in "Kindred Spirits." Bonus points for being an actual boomerang.

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%% * ChefOfIron: The Lunch Lady Ghost, including her meat monster form.
%% * ChekhovsBoomerang: The [[{{Pun}} Boooomerang]], first used in "The Ultimate Enemy" to find Danny, gets used again in "Kindred Spirits." Bonus points for being an actual boomerang.



** Many of the Fenton Gadgets.
** The Tucker-bot from "Livin' Large," later used in "Phantom Planet."

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%% ** Many of the Fenton Gadgets.
%% ** The Tucker-bot from "Livin' Large," later used in "Phantom Planet."



* ChewOutFakeOut: Happens in "13", when Danny intentionally lets himself get caught spying on Jazz and Johnny.
* {{Chronoscope}}: The various time-windows in [[spoiler: Clockwork's lair]].
* CityOfAdventure: Amity Park.
* ClarkKenting:
** A running joke from episode one.
** Unless you want to say that Danny's ghost form inhibits mundanes' perception of him or some other TechnoBabble, we're asked to believe that changing his hair and eye color is enough of a disguise for him. He doesn't even bother to change his first name.
*** For that matter, neither does Vlad with his name, though his ghost form is immensely different in looks then Danny is with his, so it may be {{justified|Trope}}.
*** Dark Danny in "The Ultimate Enemy" lampshades this, mocking everyone by pointing out how obvious it was.
*** There was also the episode where Danny and Dash get shrunk and need to get to the Ops Center before Danny's powers fizzle completely as he continues getting closer to being Danny Fenton every minute.
*** Lampshaded by Danny. "Good thing Dash is a total moron..."
*** And then there was the whole mess in "Double Cross My Heart": where the Guys In White were aware of this trope, but they pinned Danny Phantom's disguise on the wrong guy

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%% * ChewOutFakeOut: Happens in "13", when Danny intentionally lets himself get caught spying on Jazz and Johnny.
%% * {{Chronoscope}}: The various time-windows in [[spoiler: Clockwork's lair]].
%% * CityOfAdventure: Amity Park.
* ClarkKenting:
** A running joke from episode one.
**
ClarkKenting: Unless you want to say that Danny's ghost form inhibits mundanes' perception of him or some other TechnoBabble, we're asked to believe that changing his hair and eye color is enough of a disguise for him. He doesn't even bother to change his first name.
*** For that matter, neither does Vlad with his name, though his ghost form is immensely different in looks then Danny is with his, so it may be {{justified|Trope}}.
*** Dark Danny in "The Ultimate Enemy"
name. The show mercilessly lampshades and parodies this, mocking everyone by pointing out how obvious however, with Danny managing to get away with it was.
*** There was also
mostly due to others being slow on the uptake.
%% ** A running joke from
episode where Danny and Dash get shrunk and need to get to the Ops Center before Danny's powers fizzle completely as he continues getting closer to being Danny Fenton every minute.
*** Lampshaded by Danny. "Good thing Dash is a total moron..."
*** And then there was the whole mess in "Double Cross My Heart": where the Guys In White were aware of this trope, but they pinned Danny Phantom's disguise on the wrong guy
one.



* ComesGreatResponsibility: And the ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' parallels don't stop there.

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%% * ComesGreatResponsibility: And the ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' parallels don't stop there.



* ConspicuousCG: In the GrandFinale, at the least.

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%% * ConspicuousCG: In the GrandFinale, at the least.



* ContinuityNod: Mostly the Fenton inventions, but several elements from prior are mentioned in latter episodes (and even move the plot forward). Justifies the great continuity this show has.

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* ContinuityNod: ContinuityNod:
**
Mostly the Fenton inventions, but several elements from prior are mentioned in latter episodes (and even move the plot forward). Justifies the great continuity this show has.



** Speaking of Memory Blank, it contains multiple shout-outs to earlier Season 1 episodes.

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** Speaking of Memory Blank, it contains multiple shout-outs to earlier Season 1 episodes.episodes:



** The emergency ham shows up in the episode "Pirate Radio," before being revealed to be useful for something in "Reality Trip."
*** Also in "Pirate Radio", the easy-listening Ear Worm that's on every radio station is [[spoiler:a version of Ember's rock song from "Fanning the Flames" - and {{Foreshadowing}} for her appearance as Youngblood's partner in crime]].

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** The emergency ham shows up in the episode "Pirate Radio," before being revealed to be useful for something in "Reality Trip."
***
" Also in "Pirate Radio", the easy-listening Ear Worm that's on every radio station is [[spoiler:a version of Ember's rock song from "Fanning the Flames" - and {{Foreshadowing}} for her appearance as Youngblood's partner in crime]].



*** Not directly, anyway. In "The Ultimate Enemy," Tucker was still capable of hacking into Skulktech 9.9 (an upgraded Skulker from the future with Technus as his armor's operating system) to keep him from attacking Danny. After they realize what's happened, Skulker tells Technus to activate "the Purple-back Gorilla Override" so they can go back on the offensive.



* CoolCar: The Fenton Family Ghost Assault Vehicle (otherwise known as just "the RV").

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%% * CoolCar: The Fenton Family Ghost Assault Vehicle (otherwise known as just "the RV").



* CrazyPrepared: Fenton Works, which is used as a shelter in most of the ghost invasions.

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%% * CrazyPrepared: Fenton Works, which is used as a shelter in most of the ghost invasions.



*** Both examples also double on as GettingCrapPastTheRadar.



* DatingCatwoman: Danny and Valerie briefly.

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* DatingCatwoman: Danny and Valerie briefly.briefly dated, despite Valerie being a ghost-hunter who works for Vlad.



* DefangedHorrors: The Ghost Zone (somewhat).
* DeflectorShields: Vlad learns this first, followed by Danny in later seasons.

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%% * DefangedHorrors: The Ghost Zone (somewhat).
%% * DeflectorShields: Vlad learns this first, followed by Danny in later seasons.



* DetectEvil: Danny's ghost sense.
* DeusAngstMachina: Danny's alternate future. Twisted in that "fate" was really just Clockwork manipulating the time stream to produce what was the worst possible future ever to scare Danny away from his FaceHeelTurn.

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* DetectEvil: Danny's ghost sense.
sense allows him to detect when another ghost is nearby.
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* DeusAngstMachina: Danny's alternate future. Twisted in that "fate" was really just Clockwork manipulating the time stream to produce what was the worst possible future ever to scare Danny away from his FaceHeelTurn.



* DisasterDominoes: In Valerie's father's lab while Danny tries to catch the rampaging ghost dog.

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%% * DisasterDominoes: In Valerie's father's lab while Danny tries to catch the rampaging ghost dog.



* DisposableSuperheroMaker: The Ghost Portal has made as much heroes as it made villains.
%%* DistaffCounterpart: Dani Phantom, Danny's OppositeSexClone.

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%% * DisposableSuperheroMaker: The Ghost Portal has made as much heroes as it made villains.
%%* %% * DistaffCounterpart: Dani Phantom, Danny's OppositeSexClone.



** Overshadowing looks really, really similar to possession albeit benign. It would be prime candidate for InsistentTerminology if anyone connected the dots.

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** Overshadowing looks really, really similar to possession possession, albeit benign. It would be prime candidate for InsistentTerminology if anyone connected the dots.



* TheDoorSlamsYou: Skullker does this to Danny in one episode.

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%% * TheDoorSlamsYou: Skullker does this to Danny in one episode.



** Fright Knight seems to love this as he fights for both Pariah Dark and [[spoiler:Dark Danny]].



* DramaticWind: Parodied in "Identity Crisis" by the pure superhero version of Danny, who has this going at ''all'' times, befitting his LargeHam status.
* DreamIntro: Episode "Frightmare" starts with Danny dreaming his life is perfect, complete with Sam being his girlfriend.

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%% * DramaticWind: Parodied in "Identity Crisis" by the pure superhero version of Danny, who has this going at ''all'' times, befitting his LargeHam status.
%% * DreamIntro: Episode "Frightmare" starts with Danny dreaming his life is perfect, complete with Sam being his girlfriend.



* DressedAllInRubber: Due to the fact they're full-time paranormal scientists who constantly handle dangerous, ghost-related equipment, it should come as no suprise that Jack and Maddie are rarely seen not wearing their hazmat suits.
* DrivingStick: in the episode "Bitter Reunions"
* DroppedABridgeOnHim: In the "Ultimate Enemy", [[spoiler:a memorial statue of Tucker, Sam, and Danny's family says "Gone But Not Forgotten", while a statue of Mr. Lancer a few feet away only says "Gone."]]

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%% * DressedAllInRubber: Due to the fact they're full-time paranormal scientists who constantly handle dangerous, ghost-related equipment, it should come as no suprise surprise that Jack and Maddie are rarely seen not wearing their hazmat suits.
%% * DrivingStick: in In the episode "Bitter Reunions"
* DroppedABridgeOnHim: In the "Ultimate Enemy", [[spoiler:a memorial statue of Tucker, Sam, and Danny's family says "Gone But Not Forgotten", while a statue of Mr. Lancer a few feet away only says "Gone."]]
Reunions".



* EpisodeTitleCard: Done in the fashion of 50's horror movies, no less, with the GrandFinale as the only exception.

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%% * EpisodeTitleCard: Done in the fashion of 50's horror movies, no less, with the GrandFinale as the only exception.



* EverybodyLaughsEnding: "Attack of the Killer Garage Sale," "Public Enemies," "Double Cross My Heart," let's just say the series is riddled with this.
* EveryoneCanSeeIt: Danny and Sam, despite their [[SheIsNotMyGirlfriend vehement denials]].
* EverythingIsOnline: And therefore vulnerable to being hacked via one of Tucker's [=PDA=]s.
* EvilAlbino: Freakshow.

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%% * EverybodyLaughsEnding: "Attack of the Killer Garage Sale," "Public Enemies," "Double Cross My Heart," let's just say the series is riddled with this.
%% * EveryoneCanSeeIt: Danny and Sam, despite their [[SheIsNotMyGirlfriend vehement denials]].
%% * EverythingIsOnline: And therefore vulnerable to being hacked via one of Tucker's [=PDA=]s.
%% * EvilAlbino: Freakshow.



* EvilLaugh:
** Dark Danny has a rather nice one.
** Vlad's done a couple during his time. The most striking would be the beginning to "Kindred Spirits".
** It is debatable if Ghostwriter's "maniacal/evil nerd-laugh" counts.
* EvilMakeover: Danny, Sam and Vlad each get one. Fans really dig how their looks (and voices) turned out. Wow. EvilIsSexy indeed.

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%% * EvilLaugh:
%% ** Dark Danny has a rather nice one.
%% ** Vlad's done a couple during his time. The most striking would be the beginning to "Kindred Spirits".
** It is debatable if Ghostwriter's "maniacal/evil nerd-laugh" counts.
%% * EvilMakeover: Danny, Sam and Vlad each get one. Fans really dig how their looks (and voices) turned out. Wow. EvilIsSexy indeed.



** No one, least of all Danny, seems particularly bothered when Danny [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman destroys the less-human looking clones]]. Only the human-looking Danielle gains his sympathy. This is subverted, however, by the fact that Danny ''also'' doesn't seem to be bothered when he destroys the so-called "perfect clone" of himself, which would be, in theory, at least as "human" as his OppositeSexClone Dani.
** This is {{justified|Trope}} by the face that the previous clones weren't fully sentient and if the "perfect clone" awoke, Vlad would've taken out the original.
** Vlad himself only considered the "perfect clone" human, even [[WellDoneSonGuy rejecting]] the only person who probably loved him. NiceJobFixingItVillain.
* {{Exposition}}: Particularly awkward, repetitive uses of AsYouKnow, TellMeAgain, [[TalkingToHimself Talking to Themselves]], postponed questions, etc.
** MrExposition: Frostbite's ''only'' character trait.

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** No one, least of all Danny, seems particularly bothered when Danny [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman destroys the less-human looking clones]]. Only the human-looking Danielle gains his sympathy. This is subverted, however, by the fact that Danny ''also'' doesn't seem to be bothered when he destroys the so-called "perfect clone" of himself, which would be, in theory, at least as "human" as his OppositeSexClone Dani.
**
Dani. This is {{justified|Trope}} by the face that the previous clones weren't fully sentient and if the "perfect clone" awoke, Vlad would've taken out the original.
** Vlad himself only considered the "perfect clone" human, even [[WellDoneSonGuy rejecting]] the only person who probably loved him. NiceJobFixingItVillain.
him, being Danielle.
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* {{Exposition}}: Particularly awkward, repetitive uses of AsYouKnow, TellMeAgain, [[TalkingToHimself Talking to Themselves]], postponed questions, etc.
** MrExposition: Frostbite's ''only'' character trait.
etc.



*** Just look at Danny and try to say that he doesn't remind you of [[WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents Chip Skylark, Timmy, or Cosmo]].



*** Vlad is pretty much an expy for {{Dracula}}. Both share the same first name (IE: ''Vlad'' Dracula III and ''Vlad'' Masters). Both live in huge (mostly) empty castles. Both have supernatural powers (Dracula being a vampire and Vlad being half-ghost). Both are in love with a woman whose name starts with the letter "M" (Vlad loves ''Maddie'' Fenton and Dracula loves ''Mina'' Harker). And, both use [[SdrawkcabAlias a backwards-spelling alias of their names]] (Vlad used "Dalv" on one occasion and Dracula, of course, has [[Manga/{{Hellsing}} Alucard]]). Heck, Vlad even '''was''' supposed to originally be a vampire, but, [[ExecutiveMeddling the executives at Nickelodeon thought the whole "vampire" thing would be too occult and had him be a half-ghost instead]].
** Lancer is possibly an Expy of J. Jonah Jameson.

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*** ** Vlad is pretty much an expy for {{Dracula}}. Both share the same first name (IE: ''Vlad'' Dracula III and ''Vlad'' Masters). Both live in huge (mostly) empty castles. Both have supernatural powers (Dracula being a vampire and Vlad being half-ghost). Both are in love with a woman whose name starts with the letter "M" (Vlad loves ''Maddie'' Fenton and Dracula loves ''Mina'' Harker). And, both use [[SdrawkcabAlias a backwards-spelling alias of their names]] (Vlad used "Dalv" on one occasion and Dracula, of course, has [[Manga/{{Hellsing}} Alucard]]). Heck, Vlad even '''was''' supposed to originally be a vampire, but, [[ExecutiveMeddling the executives at Nickelodeon thought the whole "vampire" thing would be too occult and had him be a half-ghost instead]].
%% ** Lancer is possibly an Expy of J. Jonah Jameson.



** Tucker is an expy of Steve Urkel from ''Series/FamilyMatters'', only without the annoying nasal voice.

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%% ** Tucker is an expy of Steve Urkel from ''Series/FamilyMatters'', only without the annoying nasal voice.



** It's likely that Desiree, the LiteralGenie, is an expy of [[Series/IDreamOfJeannie Jeannie]].

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%% ** It's likely that Desiree, the LiteralGenie, is an expy of [[Series/IDreamOfJeannie Jeannie]].



** Does Ember remind you of [[WesternAnimation/KaBlam another girl with blue hair in a ponytail, a short fuse, and a great singing voice?]]
** The aforementioned [[HelloKitty Sayonara Pussycat]]. Also see BilingualBonus.

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%% ** Does Ember remind you of [[WesternAnimation/KaBlam another girl with blue hair in a ponytail, a short fuse, and a great singing voice?]]
%% ** The aforementioned [[HelloKitty Sayonara Pussycat]]. Also see BilingualBonus.



* FacialHorror: Vlad's smallest clone of Danny at first just looks like a miniscule version of Danny. Until it turns out his left eye is gone and half of his head is turning into ectoplasm.
* FakeFirstKiss: Sam and Danny FakeOutMakeOut twice before eventually getting together.
* FakeOutMakeOut: Danny and Sam [[TropeNamer coined the term]], and are quick to uncomfortably realize their own reactions were more sincere than either suspected.

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* FacialHorror: Vlad's smallest clone of Danny at first just looks like a miniscule minuscule version of Danny. Until it turns out his left eye is gone and half of his head is turning into ectoplasm.
%% * FakeFirstKiss: Sam and Danny FakeOutMakeOut twice before eventually getting together.
%% * FakeOutMakeOut: Danny and Sam [[TropeNamer coined the term]], and are quick to uncomfortably realize their own reactions were more sincere than either suspected.



* FairWeatherFriend: The A-Listers are shown to be willing to cut each other from their group without remorse.

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* FairWeatherFriend: The A-Listers are shown to be willing to cut each other from their group without remorse.remorse:



* FamilyFriendlyFirearms: Most of the ammunition is lasers and ectoplasm guns.

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%% * FamilyFriendlyFirearms: Most of the ammunition is lasers and ectoplasm guns.



* FangsAreEvil:
** Vlad, evil Danny.
** Downplayed with Ghostwriter's "Piranha-fangs". He isn't exactly evil, but he is an antagonist nonetheless.

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%% * FangsAreEvil:
%% ** Vlad, evil Danny.
%% ** Downplayed with Ghostwriter's "Piranha-fangs". He isn't exactly evil, but he is an antagonist nonetheless.



* {{Flanderization}}: By Season 3, many suffered from this.
* FlightOfRomance: Foreshadowing the finale.
-->'''Sam:''' It's -- nice. Flying is nice.

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%% * {{Flanderization}}: By Season 3, many suffered from this.
%% * FlightOfRomance: Foreshadowing the finale.
-->'''Sam:''' %% ->'''Sam:''' It's -- nice. Flying is nice.



* {{Flynning}}: That sword fight between Danny and Vlad in "Infinite Realms."
* FogFeet: Danny often had a ghost-like tail.

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%% * {{Flynning}}: That sword fight between Danny and Vlad in "Infinite Realms."
%% * FogFeet: Danny often had a ghost-like tail.



* ForHalloweenIAmGoingAsMyself: Danny (though Sam was very unimpressed).

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%% * ForHalloweenIAmGoingAsMyself: Danny (though Sam was very unimpressed).



* FunnyForeigner: Subverted with Gregor. He's not funny at all, [[spoiler:his real name is Elliot, and he's from Michigan]].

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%% * FunnyForeigner: Subverted with Gregor. He's not funny at all, [[spoiler:his real name is Elliot, and he's from Michigan]].



* GadgeteerGenius: Tucker, though Jack and Maddie actually ''make'' all their own gear.

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%% * GadgeteerGenius: Tucker, though Jack and Maddie actually ''make'' all their own gear.



* {{GASP}}: In the finale, among other places.
* {{Geek}}: Tucker (technically a "Techno-Geek"), Mikey, Nathan/Lester, etc.

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%% * {{GASP}}: In the finale, among other places.
%% * {{Geek}}: Tucker (technically a "Techno-Geek"), Mikey, Nathan/Lester, etc.



* GoodColoursEvilColours:
** Interesting switch with Vlad and Danny. It's played straight when they're in human form: Danny wears white and Vlad dons black, but in ghost form, the hero is predominately black while Vlad wears a near all-white suit.
** Also played straight with their transformation rings: Danny's being white while Vlad's is black.
*** As well as with their hair.
*** And with their eyes, energy blasts, and skin colors in ghost form (no, not like [[FantasticRacism that]]. It's blue, as in the ''exact negative'' of Danny's).

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* GoodColoursEvilColours:
**
GoodColoursEvilColours: Interesting switch with Vlad and Danny. It's played straight when they're in human form: Danny wears white and Vlad dons black, but in ghost form, the hero is predominately black while Vlad wears a near all-white suit.
**
suit. Also played straight with their transformation rings: Danny's being white while Vlad's is black.
*** As well as with their hair.
*** And with their
black. Their hair, eyes, energy blasts, and skin colors in ghost form (no, not like [[FantasticRacism that]]. It's blue, as in the ''exact negative'' of Danny's).Danny's), also fit.



* TheGoodTheBadAndTheEvil: Team Phantom - good; Vlad, Valerie, and some of Danny's ghostly enemies - bad; most of Danny's RoguesGallery - evil.
* GoshDangItToHeck: Quite prominent. This ''is'' a kid's show, after all.
* {{Goth}}: Sam is said to be goth and goes between Perky and Gloomy, but more often comes off as an [[GranolaGirl activist hippie]] who wears black.
* GottaCatchThemAll: "Reality Trip" (and even the series' theme song).

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%% * TheGoodTheBadAndTheEvil: Team Phantom - good; Vlad, Valerie, and some of Danny's ghostly enemies - bad; most of Danny's RoguesGallery - evil.
%% * GoshDangItToHeck: Quite prominent. This ''is'' a kid's show, after all.
%% * {{Goth}}: Sam is said to be goth and goes between Perky and Gloomy, but more often comes off as an [[GranolaGirl activist hippie]] who wears black.
%% * GottaCatchThemAll: "Reality Trip" (and even the series' theme song).



* GrandTheftMe: See FreakyFridayFlip. Also Kitty's [[DemonicPossession possession]] of Paulina--in both instances, the ghost attempts to impersonate the human.

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%% * GrandTheftMe: See FreakyFridayFlip. Also Kitty's [[DemonicPossession possession]] of Paulina--in both instances, the ghost attempts to impersonate the human.



*** Arguably the Infi-Map itself. Except it's a map and not a book.



* GreenThumb: Undergrowth [[spoiler:and Sam]] in "Urban Jungle."

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%% * GreenThumb: Undergrowth [[spoiler:and Sam]] in "Urban Jungle."

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** Maternal Instincts:
-->'''Vlad''': Mark my words Maddie, nobody says no to Vlad Masters. You will rue the day that you spurred my affection...'''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis AND. I. WILL. NOT. GET. A. CAT!]]'''

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* AfterlifeAntechamber: WordOfGof states that the Ghost Zone is this, being a kind of Purgatory. Heaven and Hell are called the Elsewhereness and Unworld, respectively, though we never see or hear of them in the show itself.

Added DiffLines:

* AbsenteeActor: "Bitter Reunions" was the only episode in the series where Sam and Tucker were completely absent.


--'''Valerie:''' Things are kinda tight now, ya' know?
--'''Dash:''' No.
--'''Paulina:''' Nuh-uh.
--'''Kwan:''' Not really.

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--'''Valerie:''' -->'''Valerie:''' Things are kinda tight now, ya' know?
--'''Dash:''' -->'''Dash:''' No.
--'''Paulina:''' -->'''Paulina:''' Nuh-uh.
--'''Kwan:''' -->'''Kwan:''' Not really.

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* FairWeatherFriend: The A-Listers are shown to be willing to cut each other from their group without remorse.
** In the Season 1 episode "10 Shades of Gray", when Valerie's father lost his job and her family become poor, Dash, Kwan, and Paulina are completely unfazed by the misfortune that befalls their friend and do not even pretend to care about what happen to her and just cut her out for being poor when she need her friends' support.
--'''Valerie:''' Things are kinda tight now, ya' know?
--'''Dash:''' No.
--'''Paulina:''' Nuh-uh.
--'''Kwan:''' Not really.
** In the Season 1 episode "Lucky in Love", when Danny temporarily becomes popular when he starts to date Paulina (who at the time was possessed by Kitty, who's using Danny to make Johnny jealous), Danny took Kwan's place in the group, with Dash kicking Kwan out despite it appearing they are close friends.

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