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* ActingYourIntellectualAge: Blossom deals with the frustration of being treated like a 5-8 year old when she is mentally at an adult (and then some).

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* ActingYourIntellectualAge: Blossom deals with the frustration of being treated like a 5-8 year old when she is mentally at an adult (and then some).



* CreepyChild: Due to their preciousness combined with the fact they still look like kindergartners, the sisters (especially Blossom) have gone past being {{Adorably Precocious Child}}ren and straight into "unnerving" territory.

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* CreepyChild: Due to their preciousness precociousness combined with the fact they still look like kindergartners, the sisters (especially Blossom) have gone past being {{Adorably Precocious Child}}ren and straight into "unnerving" territory.



* ParentalTitleCharacterization: The girls usually call their dad "the Professor" or "Professor". This is abnormal so, when forced to prove their normality, they're asked to use more conventional terms:

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* ParentalTitleCharacterization: The girls usually call their dad "the Professor" or "Professor". This is abnormal so, abnormal, so when forced to prove their normality, they're asked to use more conventional terms:



* PrecisionFStrike: Professor tells Blossom "I know I am damned to hell for even thinking about sending Buttercup back to school". The fact he rarely curses is lampshaded afterwards.

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* PrecisionFStrike: Professor tells Blossom Blossom, "I know I am damned to hell for even thinking about sending Buttercup back to school". school." The fact he rarely curses is lampshaded afterwards.



* WouldHurtAChild: In court Buttercup is asked if she beats up five year olds often. She isn't seen as a child herself, so her answering "A few times?" is a strike against her.

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* WouldHurtAChild: In court court, Buttercup is asked if she beats up five year olds often. She isn't seen as a child herself, so her answering "A few times?" is a strike against her.


** [[spoiler:The girls MissingMom]] is either named "Beatrice" or "Bethany".

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** [[spoiler:The girls girl's MissingMom]] is either named "Beatrice" or "Bethany".


* NotAllowedToGrowUp: The girls are unable to age past five. This led to ostracism and bullying in school. It also complicates things more when they're taken into custody for being {{Artificial Human}}s.

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* NotAllowedToGrowUp: NeverGrewUp: The girls are unable to age past five. This led to ostracism and bullying in school. It also complicates things more when they're taken into custody for being {{Artificial Human}}s.

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* BittersweetEnding: The [[spoiler:legal charges are dropped]], but [[spoiler:Bubbles dies fighting off Him.]]


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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Bubbles]] dies trying to stop [[spoiler:Him]] from destroying the town, or worse.


** Buttercup is the "typical" middle ground between Blossom and Bubbles. She just uses "Dad".



* RedEyesTakeWarning: Blossom is called "demon-eyed" more than once thanks to her abnormally red eyes.



** [[spoiler:The girls MissingMom]] is either named "Beatrice" or "Bethany".

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** [[spoiler:The girls MissingMom]] MissingMom]] is either named "Beatrice" or "Bethany".


* AlliterativeFamily: Beatrice shares the "b" letter scheme with the girl's. She's, in essence, [[spoiler:their mother]].
* AlliterativeName: There's one character whose name has three "b"'s in a row: Beatrice/Bethany Behira Bedford.



* AmbiguouslyHuman: The ambiguity of the girls species comes up when Blossom is asked if she's a human or not. She is unable to answer it.

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* AmbiguouslyHuman: The ambiguity of the girls species is a reoccuring theme. It comes up when Blossom is asked if she's a human or not. She is unable to answer it. [[spoiler:It later turns out they were made with human DNA and thus ''do'' count as human]].



* NamedByTheAdaptation: Professor's name is "Gary Utonium".

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* NamedByTheAdaptation: Professor's name is "Gary "Gary/John Utonium".



* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: The main theme of the fic is where {{Artificial Human}}s stand in society and in the eyes of the law.

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* SuddenNameChange:
** Professor Utonium's name was originally "Gary" but was changed to "John".
** [[spoiler:The girls MissingMom]] is either named "Beatrice" or "Bethany".
* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: The main theme of the fic is where {{Artificial Human}}s stand in society and in the eyes of the law.law.
* WouldHurtAChild: In court Buttercup is asked if she beats up five year olds often. She isn't seen as a child herself, so her answering "A few times?" is a strike against her.


* ActingYourIntellectualAge: Blossom deals with the frustration of being treated like a 5-8 year old when she is mentally at an adult (and then some).



* ParentalTitleCharacterization: The girls usually call their dad "the Professor" or "Professor". This is abnormal so, when forced to prove their normality, Blossom switches to a more common (but still formal and mature) "Father".

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* ParentalTitleCharacterization: The girls usually call their dad "the Professor" or "Professor". This is abnormal so, when forced to prove their normality, they're asked to use more conventional terms:
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Blossom switches to a more common (but still formal and mature) "Father"."Father".
** Bubbles, being TheCutie and the most childish of her sisters, uses both "Daddy" and "Dad".
* PrecisionFStrike: Professor tells Blossom "I know I am damned to hell for even thinking about sending Buttercup back to school". The fact he rarely curses is lampshaded afterwards.

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* AmbiguouslyHuman: The ambiguity of the girls species comes up when Blossom is asked if she's a human or not. She is unable to answer it.


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* DeconstructionFic: ''The Utonium Trials'' deconstructs the setting of the show, how the girls are treated, and the characters themselves.


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* LimitedWardrobe: A reporter asks why Bubbles and her sisters almost never change clothes. Bubbles' answer is that they were born in their attire and that their clothes are ultra-resilient, thus they're the best choice for superheroes who can be asked to fight crime at any time.

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* {{Escapism}}: Buttercup finds escapism in writing stories about a talented athlete who was [[CareerEndingInjury left in crutches due to an accident]]. In Buttercup's case, this reflects her desire to be [[IJustWantToBeNormal a normal kid]].


->''Bubbles looked down at the drawings she had left abandoned. She realized what today's animal must have been. She was right from the beginning. Today was definitely a cat. A black cat. Now, Bubbles knew plenty of black cats, and liked them a lot. None of them ever brought her bad luck. Until now.''



* CreepyChild: Due to their preciousness combined with the fact they still look five, the sisters (especially Blossom) have gone past being {{Adorably Precocious Child}}ren and straight into unnerving territory.
* NotAllowedToGrowUp: The girls are unable to age past five.

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* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: The girls are bullied at school because they don't look a day over five, despite being in third grade.
* CreepyChild: Due to their preciousness combined with the fact they still look five, like kindergartners, the sisters (especially Blossom) have gone past being {{Adorably Precocious Child}}ren and straight into unnerving "unnerving" territory.
* NamedByTheAdaptation: Professor's name is "Gary Utonium".
* NotAllowedToGrowUp: The girls are unable to age past five. This led to ostracism and bullying in school. It also complicates things more when they're taken into custody for being {{Artificial Human}}s.
* MostWritersAreWriters: Buttercup secretly writes fanfics.
* ParentalTitleCharacterization: The girls usually call their dad "the Professor" or "Professor". This is abnormal so, when forced to prove their normality, Blossom switches to a more common (but still formal and mature) "Father".

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''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6581000/1/The-Utonium-Trials The Utonium Trials]]'' is a ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' fanfic by Ergoemos.

Four years have passed since the Powerpuff Girls were created yet the sisters have not grown an inch. This leaves them alienated amongst their peers. After the government becomes aware of the girls existence, their father Professor Utonium is arrested for creating them. The girls are then taken into custody and put on trial. Can it be proved that, in the end, they're just normal children trying to live average enough lives? Or are they inhuman dangers to society?

''The Utonium Trials'' is a ''Powerpuff Girls'' tale set in a darker universe that deconstructs elements of the cartoon.
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!!''The Utonium Trials'' provides examples of:

* CreepyChild: Due to their preciousness combined with the fact they still look five, the sisters (especially Blossom) have gone past being {{Adorably Precocious Child}}ren and straight into unnerving territory.
* NotAllowedToGrowUp: The girls are unable to age past five.
* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: The main theme of the fic is where {{Artificial Human}}s stand in society and in the eyes of the law.

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