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* ExpyCoexistence: The Girl Scouts are mentioned to exist, but the Birdie Scouts are essentially the same thing.


* PalsWithJesus: One-eyed nine-year-old Anne-Claire is an ambiguous version, being a local evangelist before and after joining the troop and sometimes talking out loud, asking Jesus for advice before making a decision and acting like she hears him.

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* PalsWithJesus: One-eyed nine-year-old Anne-Claire is an ambiguous version, apparently either plays this straight or has schizophrenia, being a local evangelist before and after joining the troop and sometimes talking out loud, asking Jesus for advice before making a decision and acting like she hears him.


* Foodfight!: Happens between Troop 5 and Troop 0 when Christmas is ready to try baking to finally earn her own badge.

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* Foodfight!: FoodFight: Happens between Troop 5 and Troop 0 when Christmas is ready to try baking to finally earn her own badge.


* BringMyBrownPants: Christmas has a pants-wetting problem under stress, which contributes to her unpopularity.

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* BrandX: One of the badges involves the Birdie Scouts selling their own branded cookies. May be a small town substitution as the Girl Scouts name gets dropped by a potential customer who refuses their cookies.
* BringMyBrownPants: Christmas has a pants-wetting problem under stress, which contributes to her unpopularity. This is physically shown during the actual Jamboree performance after Christmas wets herself, the rest of Troop 0 also wet themselves in solidarity with her before they finish out their performance.
* ChaseScene: A very minor one when Christmas chases after Hell-No with Hell-No's sash before they devolve into laughter when Christmas catches up with Hell-No. Hell-No even remarks that nobody had ever chased her before.


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* Foodfight!: Happens between Troop 5 and Troop 0 when Christmas is ready to try baking to finally earn her own badge.
* GirlScoutsAreEvil: Piper, the leader of Troop 5, takes on this mantle along with the entire group as they bully Troop Zero then portray themselves as sweet and innocent in public under the direction of Miss Massey.


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* SmallReferencePools: Toyed with some but Christmas remarks about watching [[Series/TheOuterLimits1963 The Outer Limits]] at home, one of the more well-known Science Fiction television shows of that time period.
* SweetHomeAlabama: The town of Wiggly set in 1977 Georgia gets this treatment.


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* TransparentCloset: The character of Joseph is played up like this with the town largely suspecting but not outright saying. Joseph seems to show acceptance of himself being different than others but it's uncertain whether he's aware of any sexuality given his age.


* AlphaBitch: Piper the leader of the main Birdie troop is spiteful and snooty, refusing to let Christmas join her troop and stuffing her in a locker. After one particularly bad instance of bullying, Christmas asks why they’re so cruel to her and Piper smugly replies that it’s because “I’m at the top, and you're at the bottom.

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* AlphaBitch: Piper the leader of the main Birdie troop is spiteful and snooty, refusing to let Christmas join her troop and stuffing her in a locker. After one particularly bad instance of bullying, Christmas asks why they’re so cruel to her and Piper smugly replies that it’s it's because “I’m at the top, and you're at the bottom. bottom."



* EgocentricallyReligious: One-eyed nine-year-old Anne-Claire is a benign, likable version, being a local evangelist before and after joining the troop and sometimes talking out loud, asking Jesus for advice before making a decision.



* IMissMom: Christmas has a bad case of this about her dead mother.

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* IMissMom: Christmas has a bad case of this grief about her dead mother.



* KarmaHoudini: Piper and her troop never suffer any comeuppance.

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* KarmaHoudini: Piper and her troop never suffer any comeuppance.comeuppance for their vicious bullying actions.



* PalsWithJesus: One-eyed nine-year-old Anne-Claire is an ambiguous version, being a local evangelist before and after joining the troop and sometimes talking out loud, asking Jesus for advice before making a decision and acting like she hears him.



* TragicDropOut: Miss Rayleen has a decent amount of sadness about never making it to law school herself.

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* TragicDropOut: The Boss's secretary Miss Rayleen has a decent amount of sadness about never making it to law school herself.

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* BareYourMidriff: Smash is seen wearing a shirt that bares her belly button.


‘’Troop Zero’’ is a 2019 family {{Dramedy}} starring Creator/ViolaDavis, Creator/McKennaGrace, Creator/AllisonJanney and Creator/JimGaffigan. The year is 1977 and 12 year-old Christmas Flint is a bright and energetic (yet not especially popular girl) with a deep obsession about outer space. A [=NASA=] speaker at the school announced that the local birdie scout troops will compete to be able to make something for a record that will be sent into outer space. Christmas is deeply excited about this possibility, but the local Birdy scouts refuse to let her join. Undeterred, she assembles her own troop, a RagtagBunchOfMisfits with her father (an unsuccessful lawyer)’s assistant as their den mother. Local scout leader Krystal Massey gives them the designation of Troop Zero as an insult and they find that even getting to compete may be harder than winning.

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‘’Troop Zero’’ is a 2019 family {{Dramedy}} starring Creator/ViolaDavis, Creator/McKennaGrace, Creator/AllisonJanney and Creator/JimGaffigan. The year is 1977 and 12 year-old Christmas Flint is a bright and energetic (yet not especially popular girl) with a deep obsession about outer space. A [=NASA=] speaker at the school announced that the local birdie scout Birdie Scout troops will compete to be able to make something for a record that will the UsefulNotes/VoyagerGoldenRecord to be sent into outer space.launched in August. Christmas is deeply excited about this possibility, but the local Birdy scouts refuse to let her join. Undeterred, she assembles her own troop, a RagtagBunchOfMisfits with her father (an unsuccessful lawyer)’s assistant as their den mother. Local scout leader Krystal Massey gives them the designation of Troop Zero as an insult and they find that even getting to compete may be harder than winning.


* AlphaBitch: Piper the leader of the main Birdie troop is spiteful and snooty, refusing to let Christmas join her troop and stuffing her in a locker. After one particularly bad instance of bullying, Christmas asks why they’re so cruel to her and Piper smugly replies that it’s because “I’m at the top, and your at the bottom.

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* AlphaBitch: Piper the leader of the main Birdie troop is spiteful and snooty, refusing to let Christmas join her troop and stuffing her in a locker. After one particularly bad instance of bullying, Christmas asks why they’re so cruel to her and Piper smugly replies that it’s because “I’m at the top, and your you're at the bottom.



* InformedAttribute: Christmas describes Smash as a {{Gasshole}} w(with a planetary pun) in her opening scene but she only farts or burps a couple of times throughout the movie.

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* InformedAttribute: Christmas describes Smash as a {{Gasshole}} w(with (with a planetary pun) in her opening scene but she only farts or burps a couple of times throughout the movie.



* MovingTheGoalposts: Every time the girls reach some achievement required to compete Ms. Massey hands out something else.

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* MovingTheGoalposts: Every time the girls reach some achievement required to compete compete, Ms. Massey hands out something else.



* UnderdogsNeverLose: Played with. [[spoiler:Troop Zero does lose, but the NASA rep notices that they showed a spirit of space exploration and lets them record on the record to.]]

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* UnderdogsNeverLose: Played with. [[spoiler:Troop Zero does lose, but the NASA rep notices that they showed a spirit of space exploration and lets them record on the record to.too.]]

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* ActorAllusion: When Jim Gaffigan's character first appears, he's not wearing any pants, a reference to a RunningGag in Jim's standup act.

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‘’Troop Zero’’ is a 2019 family {{Dramedy}} starring Creator/ViolaDavis, Creator/McKennaGrace, Creator/AllisonJanney and Creator/JimGaffigan. The year is 1977 and 12 year-old Christmas Flint is a bright and energetic (yet not especially popular girl) with a deep obsession about outer space. A [=NASA=] speaker at the school announced that the local birdie scout troops will compete to be able to make something for a record that will be sent into outer space. Christmas is deeply excited about this possibility, but the local Birdy scouts refuse to let her join. Undeterred, she assembles her own troop, a RagtagBunchOfMisfits with her father (an unsuccessful lawyer)’s assistant as their den mother. Local scout leader Krystal Massey gives them the designation of Troop Zero as an insult and they find that even getting to compete may be harder than winning.
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* TheSeventies: The film takes place in 1977, capturing a lot of the social and technological points of the era.
* AlphaBitch: Piper the leader of the main Birdie troop is spiteful and snooty, refusing to let Christmas join her troop and stuffing her in a locker. After one particularly bad instance of bullying, Christmas asks why they’re so cruel to her and Piper smugly replies that it’s because “I’m at the top, and your at the bottom.
* BringMyBrownPants: Christmas has a pants-wetting problem under stress, which contributes to her unpopularity.
* EgocentricallyReligious: One-eyed nine-year-old Anne-Claire is a benign, likable version, being a local evangelist before and after joining the troop and sometimes talking out loud, asking Jesus for advice before making a decision.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: “Hell-No” Price, Smash and The Boss aren’t called by their real names by anyone.
* GracefulLoser: Christmas’s father [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep The Boss]] is notorious for never winning a single court case but strives to always be dignified about losing and shake hands with his opponents.[[spoiler:Christmas and the others also manage this.]]
* IMissMom: Christmas has a bad case of this about her dead mother.
* InformedAttribute: Christmas describes Smash as a {{Gasshole}} w(with a planetary pun) in her opening scene but she only farts or burps a couple of times throughout the movie.
* JustJokingJustification: Mrs. Massey keeps saying “Just playing” after an insult.
* KarmaHoudini: Piper and her troop never suffer any comeuppance.
* LoopholeAbuse: At the end of the movie, The Boss steps in as den mother after Rayleen is kicked out by Ms. Janney over a past arrest, saying there’s no law that the den mothers have to be female.
* MovingTheGoalposts: Every time the girls reach some achievement required to compete Ms. Massey hands out something else.
* PetTheDog: Ms. Massey ultimately does show a bit of approval for the troop by the end.
* TheQuietOne: Smash has almost no dialogue.
* TragicDropOut: Miss Rayleen has a decent amount of sadness about never making it to law school herself.
* UnderdogsNeverLose: Played with. [[spoiler:Troop Zero does lose, but the NASA rep notices that they showed a spirit of space exploration and lets them record on the record to.]]

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