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* InstantHumiliationJustAddYouTube: Played with; the video of Megan beating up guys from a rival school while wearing the mascot costume is uploaded to [=YouTube=], but it actually makes her ''more'' popular among her peers. She's only upset about it because it means Hardman can now track her down.
** It's also how she's found out by Prescott.


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* InstantHumiliationJustAddYouTube: Played with; the video of Megan beating up guys from a rival school while wearing the mascot costume is uploaded to [=YouTube=], but it actually makes her ''more'' popular among her peers. She's only upset about it because it means Hardman can now track her down.


* InstantHumiliationJustAddYouTube: Played with. The video of Megan beating up some guys from a rival school while in her team mascot uniform quickly goes viral and she's mortified. But far from humiliating her, the stunt makes her a hero with the other kids in her high school.

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* InstantHumiliationJustAddYouTube: Played with. The with; the video of Megan beating up some guys from a rival school while in her team wearing the mascot uniform quickly goes viral and she's mortified. But far from humiliating her, the stunt costume is uploaded to [=YouTube=], but it actually makes her a hero with the other kids in ''more'' popular among her high school.peers. She's only upset about it because it means Hardman can now track her down.


* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: Every word out of Roger’s father’s mouth is cringe worthy.

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** Deconstructed with Cindy and Donna, and the Cheerleaders. Cindy and Donna are mean girls, but they don't seem to be particularly popular, which ends up allowing Megan to fall for their tricks. Megan ''assumes'' the Cheerleaders are this because films have taught her they always are, but in actuality they seemed to be genuinely nice girls who wanted to befriend the new girl.
* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: Every word out of Roger’s father’s mouth is cringe worthy.


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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: During their fight, Heather at one point calls Megan a 'tranny mess'.


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** Despite his hard insistence they are 'not in the business of rescuing people' and that attachment is a weakness, Hardman is still a good man (well, he's not a ''bad'' man) who raised the Prescotts from childhood. [[FatherToHisMen He can't help but develop attachment to them]] and want to make sure they're safe. Also doubles as FridgeBrilliance as saving her means capturing Knox, which is what he wanted.


* WrongGenreSavvy: When the genuinely nice cheerleader Missy tries to befriend her, Megan assumes she’s an AlphaBitch trying to set her up, like in the movies.

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* WrongGenreSavvy: When Megan's only point of reference for what a normal high-school experience is like are the teen movies she watches for research. This leads her to make many stupid decisions based on said movies' tropes, since she is still in a spy movie. One example is when the genuinely nice cheerleader Missy tries to befriend her, and Megan assumes she’s an AlphaBitch trying to set her up, like in the movies.up.


* ClassClown: Gooch fills this role in the school; making fun of everyone, to the point that he inicially comes off as TheBully.

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* ClassClown: Gooch fills this role in the school; making fun of everyone, to the point that he inicially initially comes off as TheBully.


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* HandcuffedBriefcase: One of these makes an appearance in the opening montage on one of 83's missions. It isn't revealed what 83 did to the man holding it, but she exits holding the briefcase, with the handcuff unlocked.

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* MeaningfulName: Hardman is a DrillSergeantNasty-type.


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* RealityEnsues: Put it this way: Megan finds out that teenage life isn't what you see in the movies.


* MsFanservice: Heather, played by the beautiful Creator/SophieTurner.

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* MsFanservice: Heather, played by the beautiful Creator/SophieTurner.Creator/SophieTurner, spends most of her scenes in tight outfits.


* ChekovsGag: Music/{{Kesha}} perfume.

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* ChekovsGag: ChekhovsGag: Music/{{Kesha}} perfume.

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* ChekovsGag: Music/{{Kesha}} perfume.

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** When adopting the persona of a beautiful AlphaBitch, 84 chooses the cover name of [[Film/{{Heathers}} Heather]].


** Topher Grace appears in a picture as Liz’s father.

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** Topher Grace Creator/TopherGrace appears in a picture as Liz’s father.


* TheCameo: Topher Grace appears in a picture as Liz’s father.

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* TheCameo: TheCameo:
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Topher Grace appears in a picture as Liz’s father.father.
** [[Series/{{Jackass}} Steve-O]] appears in the movie as the TortureTechnician.


** Liz thinks Cash looks like ''“the ass baby of [[Series/CrissAngelMindfreak Criss Angel]] and Main/RussellBrand".''

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** Liz thinks Cash looks like ''“the ass baby of [[Series/CrissAngelMindfreak Criss Angel]] and Main/RussellBrand".Creator/RussellBrand".''


* TakeThat: When Megan introduces herself as Canadian in the school assembly, the chanting starts...

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* TakeThat: When Megan introduces herself as Canadian in the school assembly, Gooch leads the chanting starts...entire student body into a chant...



'''''Barely Lethal''''' is a 2015 indie action comedy film directed by Kyle Newman about a teenage assassin named Megan who fakes her own death and enrolls in high school to live a normal life.

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\n'''''Barely Lethal''''' ''Barely Lethal'' is a 2015 indie action comedy film directed by Kyle Newman about a teenage assassin named Megan who fakes her own death and enrolls in high school to live a normal life.

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