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* WalkingSwimsuitScene: It's about a bikini shop.

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* WalkingSwimsuitScene: It's about a bikini shop.shop.
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As usual, you can find the basics at [[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089538/reference IMDB]].



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!! This presentation contains examples of:"The Malibu Trope Shop":



* FailedASpotCheck: One scene reveals that some of the bikinis were made from water-soluble thread, leading to the women running down the beach in those bikinis getting exposed when they get splashed.



* NaughtyBirdwatching: The changing rooms in the shop are equipped with one-way mirrors so people can watch the women getting dressed/undressed.



* SexComedy: Of the teen variety, following in the footsteps of ''Film/{{Porkys}}''.
* ShamelessFanserviceGirl: During the {{Tan Lines}}[=/=]bikini contest, Margie Hill says that she doesn't have any tan lines because she likes to tan "au naturel," and removes her bikini top to flash her breasts. Some tourists see her and a woman screams, leading to police getting involved. Two police officers use their [[HandOrObjectUnderwear caps to cover Margie's breasts]].



* WalkingShirtlessScene: Todd spends most of the movie shirtless or with his shirt unbuttoned.

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* WalkingShirtlessScene: Todd spends most of the movie shirtless or with his shirt unbuttoned.unbuttoned.
* WalkingSwimsuitScene: It's about a bikini shop.

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* BriarPatching: Alan begs Jane not to rip the last bikini. He warns her that "If you do(She rips the bikini) [[RealityEnsues you're gonna have to pay for it.]]"


* BlitheSpirit: Todd. He drinks directly from the carton, then pours cereal into his mouth. He and Cindy and Kathy to a lesser extent.

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* BlitheSpirit: Todd. He drinks directly from the carton, then pours cereal into his mouth. He and Cindy and Kathy to a lesser extent.



* CuteButCacophonic: Jane is a serial whiner.

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* CuteButCacophonic: Jane is cute, but is a serial whiner.


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* DreamSequence: When he sees Ronnie getting into the hot tub, Alan fantasizes about getting in there with her and making out. Later, after breaking up with Jane, he does it for real.


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* LethalChef: Cindy and Kathy. Some of their meals include pineapple inside-out cake, and [[{{Squick}} pork tartar]].


* HollywoodHomely: Jane is dieting and being told to lose weight before her wedding, but is played by the slender Debra Blee.


A 1986 comedy film co-starring Bruce Greenwood and Michael David Wright.

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A 1986 comedy film co-starring Bruce Greenwood and Michael David Wright. After Alan and Todd's aunt dies in a drowning accident, they inherit her bikini store on the boardwalk.


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* AlcoholInducedIdiocy: Alan and Todd's aunt gets drunk and decides to jet ski into a rising surf. She drowns.


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* HollywoodHomely: Jane is dieting and being told to lose weight before her wedding, but is played by the slender Debra Blee.

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* TheComicallySerious: Alan is shown taking notes of what the speaker says during his graduation. His CharacterDevelopment to loosen up is most of the plot.


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* NotSoAboveItAll: Alan clearly is wanting to enjoy himself, but holds himself back.


* {{Fanservice}}: There are women in bikinis throughout the movie.

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* {{Fanservice}}: There are women in bikinis throughout the movie. Todd spends most of the movie shirtless, too.



* [[VitriolicBestFriends Vitriolic Brothers]]: Todd and Alan are this at first, and don't get along well at all, but they team up later in the film.

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* [[VitriolicBestFriends Vitriolic Brothers]]: Todd and Alan are this at first, and don't get along well at all, but they team up later in the film.film.
* WalkingShirtlessScene: Todd spends most of the movie shirtless or with his shirt unbuttoned.


* CuteButCacophonic: Jane is a serial whiner.
* DaddysGirl: Jane is implied to be this.

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* CuteButCacophonic: Jane is a serial whiner.
whiner.
* DaddysGirl: Jane is implied to be this. Her relationship with her mom isn't explored, but she is shown to be very close to her dad.


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* OfCorsetsFunny: Near the end, to distract the police, two kids that have been helping Allen and Todd tear off Jane's dress, revealing a girdle and super-bra.


* BlitheSpirit: Todd, all the way, and Cindy and Kathy to a lesser extent.

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* BlitheSpirit: Todd, all Todd. He drinks directly from the way, carton, then pours cereal into his mouth. He and Cindy and Kathy to a lesser extent.



* {{Fanservice}}: Throughout.

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* {{Fanservice}}: Throughout.There are women in bikinis throughout the movie.



* [[VitriolicBestFriends Vitriolic Brothers]]: Todd and Alan are this at first, but they team up later in the film.

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* [[VitriolicBestFriends Vitriolic Brothers]]: Todd and Alan are this at first, and don't get along well at all, but they team up later in the film.

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A 1986 comedy film co-starring Bruce Greenwood and Michael David Wright.
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!! This presentation contains examples of:
* BlitheSpirit: Todd, all the way, and Cindy and Kathy to a lesser extent.
* CuteButCacophonic: Jane is a serial whiner.
* DaddysGirl: Jane is implied to be this.
* {{Fanservice}}: Throughout.
* SpoiledBrat: Jane is definitely this.
* [[VitriolicBestFriends Vitriolic Brothers]]: Todd and Alan are this at first, but they team up later in the film.

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