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''Role Models'' is a 2008 American comedy film directed by David Wain about two energy drink salesmen who are ordered to perform 150 hours of community service as punishment for various offenses. For their service, the two men work at a youth mentoring program designed to pair kids with adult role models. The film stars Seann William Scott, Creator/PaulRudd, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Jane Lynch, Ken Jeong, and Elizabeth Banks.

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''Role Models'' is a 2008 American comedy film directed by David Wain about two energy drink salesmen who are ordered to perform 150 hours of community service as punishment for various offenses. For their service, the two men work at a youth mentoring program designed to pair kids with adult role models. The film stars Seann William Scott, Creator/SeannWilliamScott, Creator/PaulRudd, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Jane Lynch, Ken Jeong, Creator/ChristopherMintzPlasse, Creator/BobbEJThompson, Creator/JaneLynch, Creator/KenJeong, and Elizabeth Banks.
Creator/ElizabethBanks.


* BlandNameProduct[=/=]{{Expy}}: Minotaur, an obvious stand-in for Red Bull.

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* BlandNameProduct[=/=]{{Expy}}: BlandNameProduct: Minotaur, an obvious stand-in for Red Bull.


''Role Models'' is a 2008 American comedy film directed by David Wain about two energy drink salesmen who are ordered to perform 150 hours of community service as punishment for various offenses. For their service, the two men work at a program designed to pair kids with adult role models. The film stars Seann William Scott, Creator/PaulRudd, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Jane Lynch, Ken Jeong, and Elizabeth Banks.

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''Role Models'' is a 2008 American comedy film directed by David Wain about two energy drink salesmen who are ordered to perform 150 hours of community service as punishment for various offenses. For their service, the two men work at a youth mentoring program designed to pair kids with adult role models. The film stars Seann William Scott, Creator/PaulRudd, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Jane Lynch, Ken Jeong, and Elizabeth Banks.



* AbusiveParents: Augie's are selfish, judgmental, and highly dismissive of their son and his interests.
** It doesn't help that one is a stepdad who clearly sees him as unwanted baggage.

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* AbusiveParents: Augie's are selfish, judgmental, and highly dismissive of their son and his interests.
**
interests. It doesn't help that one is a stepdad who clearly sees him as unwanted baggage.



* CloudCuckooLander: Gail Sweeny.

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* CloudCuckooLander: Gail Sweeny.Sweeney.



* LastNameBasis: Wheeler. It's mentioned when he is introduced to Ronnie that Wheeler's first name is "Anson."



* MouthyKid: Ronnie, a middle schooler of hilarious retorts and apparently vast cinematographic knowledge.

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* MouthyKid: Ronnie, a middle schooler school boy of hilarious retorts and apparently vast cinematographic knowledge.



"Smell that bush"

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"Smell that bush"bush."


** Reverted when [[spoiler:she asks him to be her king. Doubles as a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming.]]

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** Reverted when [[spoiler:she asks him to be her king. Doubles as a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming.]]


* EarnYourHappyEnding: [[spoiler:Danny won his girlfriend back after he finally began to enjoy his life, Wheeler has a "little brother" of sorts, Augie beat the king of LAIRE and got to be with the girl he liked (who throughout the movie has been getting more and more exasperated in her attempts to be with ''him'') and Ronnie finally has someone to look up to who won't walk out of his life like his dad did. Oh, and neither Danny or Wheeler have to go to jail because Gail used to give the judge assigned to their case blowjobs for drugs.
* FreudianExcuse: Ronnie, somewhat. Wheeler uses this to his advantage to bond with him.]]

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* EarnYourHappyEnding: [[spoiler:Danny won his girlfriend back after he finally began to enjoy his life, Wheeler has a "little brother" of sorts, Augie beat the king of LAIRE and got to be with the girl he liked (who throughout the movie has been getting more and more exasperated in her attempts to be with ''him'') and Ronnie finally has someone to look up to who won't walk out of his life like his dad did. Oh, and neither Danny or Wheeler have to go to jail because Gail used to give the judge assigned to their case blowjobs for drugs.
drugs.]]
* FreudianExcuse: Ronnie, somewhat. Wheeler uses this to his advantage to bond with him.]]



* WhatTheHellHero: Danny and Wheeler get so many of these it's not funny. The biggest one is when Wheeler took Ronnie to a party and left him with a guy playing XBOX to get laid, then Ronnie left and walked all the way home.

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* WhatTheHellHero: Danny and Wheeler get so many of these it's not funny. The biggest one is when Wheeler took Ronnie to a party and left him with a guy playing XBOX Xbox to get laid, then Ronnie left and walked all the way home.


* AbusiveParents: Augie's are selfish, judgemental, and highly dismissive of their son and his interests.
** It doesnt help that one is a stepparent who clearly sees him as unwanted baggage

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* AbusiveParents: Augie's are selfish, judgemental, judgmental, and highly dismissive of their son and his interests.
** It doesnt doesn't help that one is a stepparent stepdad who clearly sees him as unwanted baggagebaggage.
* ActorAllusion: [[Film/AmericanPie Seann William Scott plays a sex-obsessed, rowdy guy who goes on a last name basis, and said last name ends in "-er".]] Subverted a bit in that Stifler is a JerkWithAHeartOfGold, while Wheeler is a [[NiceGuy pretty good guy]] at face value (unlike Danny, he tries to make the best of his time with Ronnie from the start) and even likes his job of telling kids to stay off drugs, [[HypocriticalHumor even if he doesn't abide by it himself.]]



* BlandNameProduct: Minotaur, an obvious stand-in for Red Bull

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* BlandNameProduct: BlandNameProduct[=/=]{{Expy}}: Minotaur, an obvious stand-in for Red BullBull.



* DrugsAreBad: The purported PSA behind Minotaur's school marketing campaign. Predictably subverted when we see Wheeler privately smoking a joint.
* DistractedByTheSexy: One thing Wheeler and Ronnie have in common
* EarnYourHappyEnding: Danny won his girlfriend back after he finally began to enjoy his life, Wheeler has a "little brother" of sorts, Augie beat the king of LAIRE and got to be with the girl he liked (who throughout the movie has been getting more and more exasperated in her attempts to be with ''him'') and Ronnie finally has someone to look up to who won't walk out of his life like his dad did. Oh, and neither Danny or Wheeler have to go to jail because Gail used to give the judge assigned to their case blowjobs for drugs.
* FreudianExcuse: Ronnie, somewhat. Wheeler uses this to his advantage to bond with him.

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* DrugsAreBad: The purported PSA PublicServiceAnnouncement behind Minotaur's school marketing campaign. Predictably subverted when we see Wheeler privately smoking a joint.
* DistractedByTheSexy: One thing Wheeler and Ronnie have in common
common.
* EarnYourHappyEnding: Danny [[spoiler:Danny won his girlfriend back after he finally began to enjoy his life, Wheeler has a "little brother" of sorts, Augie beat the king of LAIRE and got to be with the girl he liked (who throughout the movie has been getting more and more exasperated in her attempts to be with ''him'') and Ronnie finally has someone to look up to who won't walk out of his life like his dad did. Oh, and neither Danny or Wheeler have to go to jail because Gail used to give the judge assigned to their case blowjobs for drugs.
* FreudianExcuse: Ronnie, somewhat. Wheeler uses this to his advantage to bond with him.]]



-->'''Wheeler''': "You ready, pal?"
-->'''Ronnie''': "I ain't your pal, vanilla."

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-->'''Wheeler''': "You ready, pal?"
-->'''Ronnie''':
pal?"\\
'''Ronnie''':
"I ain't your pal, vanilla."



-->'''Wheeler''': "You are a S-H-I-T-T-Y friend.
-->'''Danny''': "I am not your friend."

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-->'''Wheeler''': "You are a S-H-I-T-T-Y friend.
-->'''Danny''':
friend.\\
'''Danny''':
"I am not your friend."



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Danny. The "jerk" part is definitely shown in the barista scene, where he insults the barista who undoubtedly ''didn't come up with the names.''

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Danny. The "jerk" part is definitely shown in the barista coffee shop scene, where he insults the barista who undoubtedly ''didn't come up with the names.''



* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Wheeler]] dives in front of [[spoiler: Danny]] to save him in the battle royals.

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Wheeler]] dives in front of [[spoiler: Danny]] to save him in the battle royals.royale.



* {{LARP}}: Despite the running cracks by the other characters not involved with LARP [[spoiler: until the royale]], it is portrayed as a good, if niche/nerdy, way of social interaction, esp. for someone like Augie who doesn't fit in elsewhere.

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* {{LARP}}: Despite the running cracks by the other characters not involved with LARP [[spoiler: until the royale]], it is portrayed as a good, if niche/nerdy, niche and nerdy, way of social interaction, esp. especially for someone like Augie who doesn't fit in elsewhere.



* NoAntagonist: While King Argotron is considered an antagonist, at least some of his nastiness is him roleplaying. The other characters in the film all have reedeming qualities too.

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* NoAntagonist: While King Argotron is considered an antagonist, at least some of his nastiness is him roleplaying. The other characters in the film all have reedeming redeeming qualities too.



** The constant gay jokes about the guys who play Laire.
** Ben Affleck.

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** The constant gay jokes about the guys who play Laire.
LAIRE.
** Ben Affleck.Ronnie repeatedly calling Danny "Creator/BenAffleck."



--> "It's my job to service these boys."
--> "Let us gently touch our tips."
--> "Smell that bush"
* WatchItStoned: When Wheeler and [[spoiler: Connie overdose on Ambien and try to have sex]]

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--> "It's -->"It's my job to service these boys."
-->
"\\
"Let us gently touch our tips."
-->
"\\
"Smell that bush"
* WatchItStoned: When [[spoiler:When Wheeler and [[spoiler: Connie overdose on Ambien and try to have sex]]sex.]]

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* RedOniBlueOni: Wheeler and Ronnie are the red to Danny and Augie's blue.

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Wheeler]] dives in front of [[spoiler: Danny]] to save him in the battle royals.


* PunchClockVillain: The Cassadonian armies. Special mention to Davith of Glencracken, TheDragon of King Argotron. He unfailingly orders Argotron's orders, indulges in his King's lies and schemes, and, when in character, is cruel and heartless. Moment he dies, he is immensely affable.

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* PunchClockVillain: The Cassadonian armies. Special mention to Davith of Glencracken, TheDragon of King Argotron. He unfailingly orders follows Argotron's orders, indulges in his King's lies and schemes, and, when in character, is cruel and heartless. Moment he dies, he is immensely affable.


* NoAntagonist: While King Argotron is considered an antagonist, he's merely acting like one for role play. The other characters in the film all have reedeming qualities too.

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* NoAntagonist: While King Argotron is considered an antagonist, he's merely acting like one for role play.at least some of his nastiness is him roleplaying. The other characters in the film all have reedeming qualities too.


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* PunchClockVillain: The Cassadonian armies. Special mention to Davith of Glencracken, TheDragon of King Argotron. He unfailingly orders Argotron's orders, indulges in his King's lies and schemes, and, when in character, is cruel and heartless. Moment he dies, he is immensely affable.


** Unfortunatey he abdicates this role in the first 20 minutes and becomes simply TheJerk. For a large part of the movie, he isn't even lovable.

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** Unfortunatey Unfortunately he abdicates this role in the first 20 minutes and becomes simply TheJerk.{{Jerkass}}. For a large part of the movie, he isn't even lovable.


* WaxingLyrical: A character trait of Danny's. While it is used for a few gags, it seems to be something he defaults to when he can't think of something more honest and real to say in a given situation, like when he's trying to win his girlfriend back or apologize to the King of LAIRE on Augie's behalf.

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* WaxingLyrical: A character trait of Danny's.Danny's, with movie quotes and songs. While it is used for a few gags, it seems to be something he defaults to when he can't think of something more honest and real to say in a given situation, like when he's trying to win his girlfriend back or apologize to the King of LAIRE on Augie's behalf.

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* WaxingLyrical: A character trait of Danny's. While it is used for a few gags, it seems to be something he defaults to when he can't think of something more honest and real to say in a given situation, like when he's trying to win his girlfriend back or apologize to the King of LAIRE on Augie's behalf.

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* BromanticComedy: Not so much between the main characters but moreover between their respective kids they have to look after.

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