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** Music video-wise, the facial duets they do in the chorus of ''Last Thing On Mind'' is lifted from the chorus of ''[[Music/ABBA Mamma Mia]]''.

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** Music video-wise, the facial duets they do in the chorus of ''Last Thing On Mind'' is lifted from the chorus of ''[[Music/ABBA ''[[Music/{{ABBA}} Mamma Mia]]''.

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** RuleOfPool: Lee stands at the edge of the pool to talk to some girls, Lisa walks past and pushes him in the water.

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* MistakenForPedophile: H, in November 2013.





Their biggest hit was ''Tragedy'' - a cover of the [[Music/TheBeeGees Bee Gees]] song, and the success of Steps' version means that ''Tragedy'' is largely CoveredUp in Britain.

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Their biggest hit was ''Tragedy'' - a cover of the [[Music/TheBeeGees Bee Gees]] song, and the success of Steps' version means that ''Tragedy'' is largely CoveredUp in Britain. They also often considered as the British version of {{Music/ABBA}} for the 90s, as some of their songs have palpable influences from the Swedish group.



** Music video-wise, the facial duets they do in ''Last Thing On Mind'''s chorus is lifted from {{Music/ABBA}}'s ''Mamma Mia'''s chorus.

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** Music video-wise, the facial duets they do in the chorus of ''Last Thing On Mind'''s chorus Mind'' is lifted from {{Music/ABBA}}'s ''Mamma Mia'''s chorus.the chorus of ''[[Music/ABBA Mamma Mia]]''.


** ''Say You'll Be Mine'' has the members play various scenes of films like ''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary, ''Franchise/AustinPowers'', ''Film/WilliamShakespearesRomeoAndJuliet'', ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'', ''Film/BatmanReturns'' and ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}''.

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** ''Say You'll Be Mine'' has the members play various scenes of films like ''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary, ''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary'', ''Franchise/AustinPowers'', ''Film/WilliamShakespearesRomeoAndJuliet'', ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'', ''Film/BatmanReturns'' and ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}''.


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** Music video-wise, the facial duets they do in ''Last Thing On Mind'''s chorus is lifted from {{Music/ABBA}}'s ''Mamma Mia'''s chorus.

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->''"Steps are Music/{{ABBA}} for the '90s."''
-->--'''Tom''', ''Series/GimmeGimmeGimme''


* CoverVersion: ''Tragedy'' (Music/TheBeeGees), ''Chain Reaction'' (Diana Ross), ''Last Thing on My Mind'' (Music/{{Bananarama}}) and ''Make It Easy On Me'' (Sybil).

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* CoverVersion: ''Tragedy'' (Music/TheBeeGees), ''Chain Reaction'' (Diana Ross), ''Last Thing on My Mind'' (Music/{{Bananarama}}) and ''Make It Easy On Me'' (Sybil). They also once did a fairly epic version of ''Ghostbusters'' (Ray Parker Jr) for a Halloween night performance.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The ''Say You'll Be Mine'' video's homage to ''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary'' includes a scene in which Mary (played by Claire) thinks that Ted (played by Lee) has hairgel on his face, but it is actually his own cum. She proceeds to take some and put some in her hair. The single cover also features a still from this scene, with the "gel" keeping Claire's hair up.


* FanserviceCostumes: Notably in the ''[[BeachEpisode 5,6,7,8]]'' and ''[[PoolScene Last Thing on my Mind]]'' music videos.

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* FanserviceCostumes: FanserviceExtra: Notably in the ''[[BeachEpisode 5,6,7,8]]'' and ''[[PoolScene Last Thing on my Mind]]'' music videos.


* AnimatedMusicVideo: ''Words Are Not Enough'', though the band briefly appeared at the beginning.
* BeachEpisode: The music video for ''5,6,7,8''.



* CelebrityResemblance: Claire to Cameron Diaz. Lampshaded in ''Say You'll Be Mine'' where Lee and Claire reenact the hairgel scene from TheresSomethingAboutMary.

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* CelebrityResemblance: CelebrityResemblance:
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Claire to Cameron Diaz. Creator/CameronDiaz. Lampshaded in ''Say You'll Be Mine'' where Lee and Claire reenact the hairgel scene from TheresSomethingAboutMary.''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary''. She also resembles Creator/EmmaRoberts.
** Lee to Creator/BenAffleck. Like Claire above, this was lampshaded in ''Say You'll Be Mine'' when he reenact Affleck's parting scene from ''Film/{{Armageddon}}''.
** Faye looks a lot like Anne Heche.
* ColorMotif: The ''Deeper Shade of Blue'' music video shows the group dressed in blue costumes dancing in mainly blue background.



* CoverVersion: ''Tragedy'' (Music/TheBeeGees), ''Chain Reaction'' (Diana Ross), ''Last Thing on My Mind'' (Bananarama) and ''Make It Easy On Me'' (Sybil).

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* CostumePorn: The ''Deeper Shade of Blue'' music video has the group alternating in their Air Force-like costumes and their futuristic ones.
* CoverVersion: ''Tragedy'' (Music/TheBeeGees), ''Chain Reaction'' (Diana Ross), ''Last Thing on My Mind'' (Bananarama) (Music/{{Bananarama}}) and ''Make It Easy On Me'' (Sybil).(Sybil).
* DanceOfRomance: the climatic scene of the music video for ''It's the Way You Make Me Feel''.



* FanService: Most of the outfits worn by both the male and female members of the band in any of their music video.

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* FanService: FakeAmerican: Invoked in ''5,6,7,8'', as they constantly sing in a typical "wild western" accent.
* {{Fanservice}}: Their music videos provide tons of these.
* FanserviceCostumes:
Most of the outfits worn by both the male and female members of the band in any of their music video.video.
* FanserviceCostumes: Notably in the ''[[BeachEpisode 5,6,7,8]]'' and ''[[PoolScene Last Thing on my Mind]]'' music videos.



* {{Homage}}: ''Say You'll Be Mine'' has the members play various scenes of films like ''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary, AustinPowers, RomeoAndJuliet, Film/{{Armageddon}}, Film/BatmanReturns'' and ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}''.

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* {{Homage}}: GoodLookingPrivates: The music video for ''Deeper Shade of Blue'' shows the group dressed in Air Force-like costumes.
* {{Homage}}:
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''Say You'll Be Mine'' has the members play various scenes of films like ''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary, AustinPowers, RomeoAndJuliet, Film/{{Armageddon}}, Film/BatmanReturns'' ''Franchise/AustinPowers'', ''Film/WilliamShakespearesRomeoAndJuliet'', ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'', ''Film/BatmanReturns'' and ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}''.



* KnownOnlyByTheirNickname: H

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* KnownOnlyByTheirNickname: HKidAppealCharacter: Lisa. Oddly, she's also the one who usually filling the MsFanservice role in the music videos.



* TheMovieBuff: Most of their music videos are ShoutOut to movies, after all.



* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: H. His real name is Ian Watkins. Also doubles as OneLetterName.
* OvershadowedByAwesome: Lee got the short end of the stick during the group's original run as after ''5,6,7,8'', he rarely sings in the succeeding singles. He is regarded to be the group's best dancer, however.
* PlentyOfBlondes: Claire, Faye and H (all blondes) versus Lee and Lisa (both are brunettes).
* PoolScene: The last part of the ''Last Thing On My Mind'' music video.



* SimilarlyNamedWorks: ''After the Love Has Gone'' is '''not''' a cover of the Music/EarthWindAndFire song.
* SplitPersonality: ''Deeper Shade of Blue'' features the members having their good side in blue spandex, while their dark alter-egos are in futuristic alien costumes.

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* SimilarlyNamedWorks: ''After the Love Has Gone'' is '''not''' a cover SkunkStripe: Lisa and Claire respectively had blue and pink hair highlights during much of the Music/EarthWindAndFire song.
third album's release.
* SplitPersonality: SleevesAreForWimps: Majority of Lee's outfits.
* SplitPersonality:
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''Deeper Shade of Blue'' features the members having their good side in blue spandex, while their dark alter-egos are in futuristic alien costumes.


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* SpontaneousChoreography: Depending on the music video, but mostly averted. In ''5,6,7,8'' for instance, the group is seen dragging people to join in the dancing but teaches them to do it first. Played straight with ''Tragedy'' and ''Stomp'' though.


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* StealthPun: Claire reenact Creator/ClaireDanes' scenes from ''Film/WilliamShakespearesRomeoAndJuliet'' for the ''Say You'll Be Mine'' music video... [[DoNotExplainTheJoke because her name is also "Claire"]].


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* TrueBlueFemininity: Lisa wore predominantly blue outfits and has a blue SkunkStripe during most of the music videos for the third album
* TwoGirlsToATeam: Inverted, obviously.


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* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Faye's futuristic alter-ego in the ''Deeper Shade of Blue'' has blue ExpressiveHair.
* ZettaiRyouiki:
** Faye's futuristic costume in the ''Deeper Shade of Blue'' has Grade S boots.
** Lisa's outfit in the PoolScene of the ''Last Thing on my Mind'' has Grade C boots.


* {{Homage}}: ''Say You'll Be Mine'' has the members play various scenes of films like ''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary, AustinPowers, RomeoAndJuliet, Film/{{Armageddon}}, Film/BatmanReturns'' and ''Film/{{Titanic}}''.

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* {{Homage}}: ''Say You'll Be Mine'' has the members play various scenes of films like ''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary, AustinPowers, RomeoAndJuliet, Film/{{Armageddon}}, Film/BatmanReturns'' and ''Film/{{Titanic}}''.''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}''.


* CoverVersion: ''Tragedy'' (Music/TheBeeGees), ''Chain Reaction'' (Diana Ross) and ''Last Thing on My Mind'' (Bananarama)

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* CoverVersion: ''Tragedy'' (Music/TheBeeGees), ''Chain Reaction'' (Diana Ross) and Ross), ''Last Thing on My Mind'' (Bananarama)(Bananarama) and ''Make It Easy On Me'' (Sybil).



* {{Sampling}}: ''Stomp'' is well known to have derived its riffs and portion of the chorus from ''Everybody Dance'' by {{Chic}}.

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* {{Sampling}}: ''Stomp'' is well known to have derived derives its riffs and portion of the chorus from ''Everybody Dance'' by {{Chic}}.''[[{{Music/Chic}} Everybody Dance]]''. ''One For Sorrow'' also has some semblance of ''[[{{Music/ABBA}} The Winner Takes It All]]''.
* SimilarlyNamedWorks: ''After the Love Has Gone'' is '''not''' a cover of the Music/EarthWindAndFire song.


* CoverVersion: ''Tragedy'' (BeeGees), ''Chain Reaction'' (Diana Ross) and ''Last Thing on My Mind'' (Bananarama)

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* CoverVersion: ''Tragedy'' (BeeGees), (Music/TheBeeGees), ''Chain Reaction'' (Diana Ross) and ''Last Thing on My Mind'' (Bananarama)


Their biggest hit was ''Tragedy'' - a cover of the BeeGees song, and the success of Steps' version means that ''Tragedy'' is largely CoveredUp in Britain.

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Their biggest hit was ''Tragedy'' - a cover of the BeeGees [[Music/TheBeeGees Bee Gees]] song, and the success of Steps' version means that ''Tragedy'' is largely CoveredUp in Britain.

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