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* WholesomeCrossdresser: All of the brothers have worn female's clothing and played female roles more than once within the show, but Heechul takes the award, because he does that willingly even outside of the show (and even before the show existed).

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** There's also Jang Teacher, who, through a rock song, laments that he might get replaced with Shindong.
* WholesomeCrossdresser: All of the brothers have worn female's clothing and played female roles more than once within the show, but Heechul takes the award, because he does that willingly even outside of the show (and even before the show existed). He is awarded as the "Best Actress" in the year-end special.


* AffectionateParody: "Can't I?" is a parody of Wheesung's popular ballad "Can't We?", and features Youngchul trying (and failing) to become a superhero, with him as Film/{{Thor}}, Franchise/{{Wolverine}}, and Film/DoctorStrange.

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* AffectionateParody: "Can't I?" is a parody of Wheesung's popular ballad "Can't We?", and features Youngchul trying (and failing) to become a superhero, with him as Film/{{Thor}}, Franchise/{{Wolverine}}, and Film/DoctorStrange.Film/{{Doctor Strange|2016}}.

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** Go Joonhee wears the male [[TransferStudentUniforms transfer student uniform]] instead of the female one.


** The most popular is Hodong's "싸펑피펑" (ssapeong pipeong), taken from "싸우고 싶어? 피나고 싶어?", is translated as "DFDB" (Do you want to Fight? Do you want Blood?). Heechul even used it in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CdBAsBiqXQ commercial]], which caused people to think that it was originally Heechul's line.

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** The most popular is Hodong's "싸펑피펑" (ssapeong pipeong), taken from "싸우고 싶어? 피나고 싶어?", is translated as "DFDB" (Do you want to Fight? Do you want Blood?).to Bleed?). Heechul even used it in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CdBAsBiqXQ commercial]], which caused people to think that it was originally Heechul's line.


* DudeLooksLikeALady: Heechul, the only passable woman of the brothers.

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* DudeLooksLikeALady: Heechul, the only passable woman of the brothers.brothers, is noted to be even prettier than some female guests. [[https://heechultunisia.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/chvsyqxuyaa5aym.jpg See]] [[https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C6o_zANVsAEPway.jpg for]] [[https://thumbs.gfycat.com/SharpRegularAnteater-size_restricted.gif yourself]].


[[caption-width-right:350:(L-R) Sangmin, Janghoon, Heechul, Kyunghoon, Youngchul, Soogeun, Hodong.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:(L-R) Sangmin, Janghoon, Heechul, Kyunghoon, Youngchul, Soogeun, Hodong.[[LoserProtagonist Sangmin]], [[RichPeople Janghoon]], [[DudeLooksLikeALady Heechul]], [[AllMenArePerverts Kyunghoon]], [[ButtMonkey Youngchul]], [[SuperReflexes Soogeun]], [[TheFakeCutie Hodong]].]]


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* DudeLooksLikeALady: Heechul, the only passable woman of the brothers.

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* WholesomeCrossdresser: All of the brothers have worn female's clothing and played female roles more than once within the show, but Heechul takes the award, because he does that willingly even outside of the show (and even before the show existed).


* AffectionateParody: "Can't I?" is a parody of Wheesung's popular ballad "Can't We?", and features Youngchul trying (and failing) to become a superhero, with him as Film/Thor, Franchise/Wolverine, and Film/DoctorStrange.

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* AffectionateParody: "Can't I?" is a parody of Wheesung's popular ballad "Can't We?", and features Youngchul trying (and failing) to become a superhero, with him as Film/Thor, Franchise/Wolverine, Film/{{Thor}}, Franchise/{{Wolverine}}, and Film/DoctorStrange.


* AlmaMaterSong: The brothers make one with the help of [[Music/SuperJunior Henry]]. Later on, Sangmin arranges it and the members record the song.



* BackToSchool: The “Brother School” format follows this.

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* BackToSchool: The “Brother School” "Brother School" format follows this.



* TheCameo:
** [[Music/{{Twice}} Momo]] appears in Universe Coward’s “Sweet Dream”, while fromis 9’s Jisun and Park Misun appear in “Falling Blossoms”. The brothers are featured in “Sweet Dream”, while Sangmin acts as the gang boss in “Falling Blossoms”.
** “Can’t I?” features Janghoon, Wheesung, Music/{{MOMOLAND}} (Hyebin, Yeonwoo, [=JooE=]), Uhm Junghwa, and the K-TIGERS.
** “I Kicked My Luck Off” has Hong Jinyoung, Jo Hyeryun, Soogeun, and Janghoon.

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* TheCameo:
** [[Music/{{Twice}} Momo]] appears in Universe Coward’s “Sweet Dream”, while fromis 9’s Jisun and Park Misun appear in “Falling Blossoms”. The brothers
CallBack: When the desks are featured in “Sweet Dream”, while Sangmin acts as rearranged, Kyunghoon knows where his is because he wrote "Kim Heechul ♡ Min Kyunghoon" on it [[spoiler:for the gang boss in “Falling Blossoms”.
** “Can’t I?” features Janghoon, Wheesung, Music/{{MOMOLAND}} (Hyebin, Yeonwoo, [=JooE=]), Uhm Junghwa, and the K-TIGERS.
** “I Kicked My Luck Off” has Hong Jinyoung, Jo Hyeryun, Soogeun, and Janghoon.
music video of "Sweet Dream"]].



** The most popular is Hodong's "싸펑피펑" (ssapeong pipeong), taken from "싸우고 싶어? 피나고 싶어?", is translated as "DFDB" (Do you want to Fight? Do you want Blood?). Heechul even used it in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CdBAsBiqXQ commercial]].

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** The most popular is Hodong's "싸펑피펑" (ssapeong pipeong), taken from "싸우고 싶어? 피나고 싶어?", is translated as "DFDB" (Do you want to Fight? Do you want Blood?). Heechul even used it in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CdBAsBiqXQ commercial]].commercial]], which caused people to think that it was originally Heechul's line.



* GhostStory: The Music/BlackPink episode has the girls play the role of ghosts who have haunted the school for a long time.



* GratuitousForeignLanguage: Soogeun’s “Chinese”.

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* GratuitousForeignLanguage: Soogeun’s “Chinese”."Chinese".



* OneGenderSchool: The Brother's School is an all-boys school.

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* OneGenderSchool: The Brother's School is an all-boys school. The only females are the guests, who don't get accepted into the school as permanent students anyway.



** Some guests play the role of teachers or school staff, but not in the "Brother School" segment itself.



** Hodong had his hair in half-red and in half-blue, after fulfilling his 5% promise.

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** Hodong had his hair in half-red and in half-blue, after fulfilling his 5% promise.promise.
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* AffectionateParody: "Can't I?" is a parody of Wheesung's popular ballad "Can't We?", and features Youngchul trying (and failing) to become a superhero, with him as Film/Thor, Franchise/Wolverine, and Film/DoctorStrange.
* AlmaMaterSong: The brothers make one with the help of [[Music/SuperJunior Henry]]. Later on, Sangmin arranges it and the members record the song.
* AngerBornOfWorry: Kyunghoon's reaction when Heechul comes home with bruises in "Falling Blossoms".
* BaitAndSwitch: Wheesung appears in the first line of "Andenayon", then the song and music video abruptly changes to Youngchul.
* TheCameo:
** [[Music/{{Twice}} Momo]] appears in Universe Coward’s "Sweet Dream", while fromis 9’s Jisun and Park Misun appear in "Falling Blossoms". The brothers are featured in "Sweet Dream" (Soogeun as the teacher while the other brothers play gang members), while Sangmin acts as the gang boss for both "Sweet Dream" and "Falling Blossoms".
** "Can’t I?" features Wheesung, Janghoon, Music/{{MOMOLAND}} (Hyebin, Yeonwoo, [=JooE=]), Uhm Junghwa, and the K-TIGERS.
** "I Kicked My Luck Off" has Hong Jinyoung, Jo Hyeryun, Soogeun, and Janghoon.
* CoolBigBro: Heechul plays Kyunghoon's older brother in "Falling Blossoms", but because of his disability, Kyunghoon acts as the cool older brother to him.
* DamselInDistress: Momo is kidnapped in "Sweet Dream", setting the plot into motion.
* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:"Falling Blossoms" ends with Heechul seemingly dying and Kyunghoon holding his hand.]]
* FightScene: Present in "Sweet Dream", "Falling Blossoms", and "Can't I?". Though the one in the latter is PlayedForLaughs.
* LastWords: [[spoiler:In "Falling Blossoms", the letter that Heechul wrote for Kyunghoon contained the message: [[TearJerker My sibling, Kyunghoon. Your older brother is always sorry, I’ll quickly get smarter.]]]]
* LoveTriangle:
** Present in "Sweet Dream", where Heechul has a crush on Momo, while Momo has a crush on Kyunghoon. [[spoiler:And then we find out that Kyunghoon likes Heechul]].
** Seems to be a minor conflict in "Falling Blossoms", between Heechul, Kyunghoon, and Jisun.
* {{Mentor}}: Soogeun plays one in "Sweet Dream".
* MundaneMadeAwesome: "I Kicked My Luck Off" was filmed entirely with smartphones and selfie sticks.
* MundaneUtility: Averted in "Can't I?", where Youngchul's powers get in the way of doing normal tasks such as typing on a computer and butchering meat.
* NewTransferStudent: Momo appears as one at the end of "Sweet Dream".
* TheStinger: [[spoiler:Turns out Heechul was just dreaming of [[MeaningfulName "Sweet Dream"]] while waiting for Knowing Brothers filming to start. Momo comes into the classroom, introducing herself as the transfer student of the day. Kyunghoon is then revealed to have written [[ShipTease "Kim Heechul ♡ Min Kyunghoon"]] on his desk.]]


'''Knowing Brothers'''
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tj0hJI0qmlQ Knowing Brothers School Song]]



* 나비잠[[note]]Sweet Dream[[/note]] (2016) – Released as part of S.M. Station Season 1
* 후유증[[note]]Falling Blossoms[[/note]] (2018) – Digital single released under CJ E&M Music

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* 나비잠[[note]]Sweet [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JbVVlqrreE 나비잠]][[note]]Sweet Dream[[/note]] (2016) – Released as part of S.M. Station Season 1
* 후유증[[note]]Falling [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqsQ0KHImrU 후유증]][[note]]Falling Blossoms[[/note]] (2018) – Digital single released under CJ E&M Music



* 복을 발로 차버렸어 (with Hong Jinyoung) [[note]]I Kicked My Luck Off[[/note]] (2018) – Released as part of S.M. Station Season 2

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQtXLka9n0w 복을 발로 차버렸어 (with Hong Jinyoung) Jinyoung)]] [[note]]I Kicked My Luck Off[[/note]] (2018) – Released as part of S.M. Station Season 2



* 안되나용 (feat. Wheesung) [[note]]Can’t I?[[/note]] (2018) – Digital single released under Mystic Entertainment and LOEN Entertainment

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYkLgxkXUB8 안되나용 (feat. Wheesung) Wheesung)]] [[note]]Can’t I?[[/note]] (2018) – Digital single released under Mystic Entertainment and LOEN Entertainment



** Hodong is called the “Brother School Captain” (''ahyung gotong'') and “Face Genius” (''eolgeulcheonjae'').
** Sangmin is the “sad one” (''ansseureoun ae'') and the “one whose current situation is miserable” (''hyeonmoyangcheo'').
** Janghoon is called the “207 centimeter Giant” (207CM ''geoin'').
** Youngchul is the “one whose seat is always taken away” (''maennal jali ppaetgineun ae'').
** Soogeun is called the “Dwarf Village Chief” (''soinmaeul ijang'').
** Heechul is called “Psycho” and “''dol-ai''”[[note]]Idol spelled backwards in Korean, which also denotes the meaning of psycho[[/note]].

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** Hodong is called the “Brother "Brother School Captain” Captain" (''ahyung gotong'') and “Face Genius” "Face Genius" (''eolgeulcheonjae'').
** Sangmin is the “sad one” "sad one" (''ansseureoun ae'') and the “one "one whose current situation is miserable” miserable" (''hyeonmoyangcheo'').
** Janghoon is called the “207 "207 centimeter Giant” Giant" (207CM ''geoin'').
** Youngchul is the “one "one whose seat is always taken away” away" (''maennal jali ppaetgineun ae'').
ae'') and the "unfunny one" (''jaemi eobneun saram'').
** Soogeun is called the “Dwarf "Dwarf Village Chief” Chief" (''soinmaeul ijang'').
ijang'') and "Smurf".
** Heechul is called “Psycho” "Psycho" and “''dol-ai''”[[note]]Idol "''dol-ai''"[[note]]Idol spelled backwards in Korean, which also denotes the meaning of psycho[[/note]].



* AlmaMaterSong: The brothers make one with the help of [[Music/SuperJunior Henry]]. Later on, Sangmin arranges it and the members record the song.



* BeCarefulWhatYouSay: The members make ridiculous promises to fulfill when the show reaches a 5% rating, which they deem impossible since the show is broadcast on a cable channel... And they actually get higher than 5%. One entire episode is dedicated to filming the members fulfilling said promises.



** Singers or rappers who appear as guests have their songs serve as their leitmotif.
* MistakenForGay: Heechul.

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** Singers or rappers who appear as guests have their songs serve as their leitmotif.
leitmotif, while actors/actresses have the OST of their drama or movie.
* MeaningfulName: Janghoon uses the name Jangmi when acting as a girl. Jangmi means "rose" in Korean, and he is later [[FlowerMotifs associated with roses]] or even called with the name "Rose".
* MistakenForGay: Heechul. There was even one guest who outright asked him if he was gay.



* ThemeNaming: The brothers' names as girls all end in the suffix "-mi": Homi, Sangmi, Jangmi, Youngmi, Soomi, Heemi, and [[OddNameOut Ssamja]].



* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: In early episodes, Heechul had his hair in pink.

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* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: YouGottaHaveBlueHair:
**
In early episodes, Heechul had his hair in pink.pink.
** Hodong had his hair in half-red and in half-blue, after fulfilling his 5% promise.


* ClassRepresentative: The class president was decided by voting. Janghoon has been the president for three terms.
** Guests assume it to be Hodong, given his role in the show and in the entertainment industry.
** Shindong's first appearance as a guest has him as the president of the classical culture class.
* ClassReunion: The "10 years later" theme for the Three No's segment is usually this.
* CorporalPunishment: Whenever a wrong or unfunny answer is given by the brothers/guests, they are hit with a plastic toy hammer.



** Shindong wears the black cape and hat to emphasize his resemblance to Hodong.

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** Shindong wears the black cape and hat over his [[TransferStudentUniforms transfer student uniform]] to emphasize his resemblance to Hodong.



* ForeignExchangeStudent: A lot of foreigners have appeared on the show.



* HeldBackInSchool: Shindong is the brothers' senior student who has been going to the school for 20 years.
* HighSchool: The Brother's School is set up as an art high school (which is mistaken to be a sports high school by both guests and members alike due to Hodong and Janghoon).



* {{Portmanteau}}: The Brother's School (ahyunggo) is formed from the show's title (''a''neun ''hyung''nim) and the first Chinese character in the word high school (''go''deung hakkyo)

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* OneGenderSchool: The Brother's School is an all-boys school.
* {{Portmanteau}}: The Brother's School (ahyunggo) is formed from the show's title (''a''neun ''hyung''nim) and the first Chinese character in the word high school (''go''deung hakkyo)hakkyo).
* SchoolOfNoStudying: Instead of actually studying subjects learned in school, the point of the show is learning new things about the brothers and the guests.
** In activities done with paper such as drawing or solving problems, the brothers note that they feel like they're really in school.
* SchoolClubsAreSeriousBusiness: Some of their skits are based around the idea of a school club.
* SchoolPlay: In episode 63, the brothers have their school play adaptation of Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet.


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** In Sungkyu's absence, Shindong fills in his role, but with him as a senior instead of a teacher.


** Kyunghoon is called “''ssamja''”.

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** Kyunghoon is called “''ssamja''”.“''ssamja''” and “''ssamgu''”.

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** Sungkyu is "Jang Teacher".


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* CatchPhrase:
** The most popular is Hodong's "싸펑피펑" (ssapeong pipeong), taken from "싸우고 싶어? 피나고 싶어?", is translated as "DFDB" (Do you want to Fight? Do you want Blood?). Heechul even used it in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CdBAsBiqXQ commercial]].
** There's also "aju chingchanhae", meaning "You are great!"
** Youngchul's "D-A-N-G? Dang dang dara dang dang dang dang dang...", which was later replaced by "Darurung, darurung, I'm your oppa" from his song "Ring Ring". Upon the release of "Can't I?", he uses it as well.
** Jang Teacher has [[LargeHam "*insert word here* time~~~~~~ma!"]]


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** Shindong wears the black cape and hat to emphasize his resemblance to Hodong.
** In Music/SuperJunior's episode, Heechul and Shindong wear the group's designated [[TransferStudentUniforms transfer student uniform]].


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* LargeHam: Jang Teacher.


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* TwoTeacherSchool: Jang Sungkyu is the homeroom teacher, the art teacher, the P.E. teacher, the dance teacher, the club advisor, the school nurse...

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* AllMenArePerverts: The brothers regularly make references to sexual things.


* FunWithForeignLanguages: Happens when guests of other ethnicities besides Korean appear on the show.

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* FunWithForeignLanguages: Happens when guests of other ethnicities ethnicity besides Korean appear on the show.show.
** Heechul or "Cherry", who uses four languages in his speech (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese).



* SixthRanger: During Heechul's absence in episode 9, [[Music/SuperJunior Henry]] fills in for him. K Jun does the same for Youngchul in episode 84.

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* SixthRanger: Jang Sungkyu, who has appeared in 30 episodes as a ''guest'', usually as the homeroom teacher.
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During Heechul's absence in episode 9, [[Music/SuperJunior Henry]] fills in for him. K Jun does the same for Youngchul in episode 84.

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