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The show was played alongside ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'' in an attempt to gain more views, but failed due to low ratings. It was killed off after 17 episodes. Not to be confused with the short-lived 1989 Creator/DisneyChannel series -- which gets confusing because it was also shown on the Disney Channel and is logically connected with the Franchise/DisneyChannelLiveActionUniverse as of the 2015 ''Monstober'' event.

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The show was played alongside ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'' in an attempt to gain more views, but failed due to low ratings. It was killed off after 17 episodes. Not to be confused with the short-lived 1989 Creator/DisneyChannel series -- which gets confusing because it was also shown on the Disney Channel and is logically connected with the Franchise/DisneyChannelLiveActionUniverse as of the 2015 ''Monstober'' event.
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The show was played alongside ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' in an attempt to gain more views, but failed due to low ratings. It was killed off after 17 episodes. Not to be confused with the short-lived 1989 Creator/DisneyChannel series -- which gets confusing because it was also shown on the Disney Channel and is logically connected with the Franchise/DisneyChannelLiveActionUniverse as of the 2015 ''Monstober'' event.

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The show was played alongside ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'' in an attempt to gain more views, but failed due to low ratings. It was killed off after 17 episodes. Not to be confused with the short-lived 1989 Creator/DisneyChannel series -- which gets confusing because it was also shown on the Disney Channel and is logically connected with the Franchise/DisneyChannelLiveActionUniverse as of the 2015 ''Monstober'' event.


* ShoutOut: [[Series/RandallAndHopkirkDeceased A Ghost named Marty helps out the life of his best friend with his supernatural powers, anyone?]]

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* ShoutOut: [[Series/RandallAndHopkirkDeceased A Ghost ghost named Marty helps out the life of his best friend with his supernatural powers, anyone?]]


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* FaceDeathWithDignity: Sort of. In "Back to [=DePolo=]", Marty decides to fix his mistake. He goes back to the night of his death, possesses himself, bites into the burger, and as the death sequence commences, [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Marty casually chews and waits patiently, even checking his watch briefly]].

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* FaceDeathWithDignity: Sort of. In "Back to [=DePolo=]", Marty decides to fix his mistake. He goes back to the night of his death, possesses himself, bites into the burger, and as the death sequence commences, [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Marty casually chews and waits patiently, even checking his watch briefly]].briefly.


* AllGuysWantCheerleaders: Steve gets a crush on Jessica Fishman, a popular cheerleader.
** He winds up dating her for most of the series. Granted, the series lasted 17 episodes...

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* AllGuysWantCheerleaders: Steve gets a crush on Jessica Fishman, a popular cheerleader.
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cheerleader. He winds up dating her for most of the series. Granted, the series lasted 17 episodes...



* CrossThrough: With ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch.'' Salem ate a [[AncientArtifact magic time ball]] that sent each of the shows in the TGIF line-up into a past decade. ''Teen Angel'' got [[TheSeventies the 70s]], as well as more of an appearance by Sabrina or Salem (the other shows in the line-up got a couple of cameos).

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* CrossThrough: With ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch.'' Salem ate a [[AncientArtifact magic time ball]] that sent each of the shows in the TGIF line-up into a past decade. ''Teen Angel'' got [[TheSeventies the 70s]], 1976]], as well as more of an appearance by Sabrina or and Salem (the other shows in the line-up got a couple of cameos).



* NeverSayDie: Inverted; Marty is clearly shown to die in the first episode, and is refered to as dead throughout the series. Angels are meant to be primordial beings that predate humans, not spirits of the dead. It is somewhat implied, however, that Marty is made an angel as a special punishment, rather than it being the natural order of things, although there is still the plot hole of Steve not having a guardian angel until his teenage years.

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* NeverSayDie: Inverted; Marty is clearly shown to die in the first episode, and is refered referred to as dead throughout the series. Angels are meant to be primordial beings that predate humans, not spirits of the dead. It is somewhat implied, however, that Marty is made an angel as a special punishment, rather than it being the natural order of things, although there is still the plot hole of Steve not having a guardian angel until his teenage years.



* SternTeacher: Mr Nitzke

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* SternTeacher: Mr NitzkeNitzke.



* WayPastTheExpirationDate: Marty dies and becomes the title character after eating a eight-month-old hamburger found under Steve's bed.

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* WayPastTheExpirationDate: Marty dies and becomes the title character after eating a an eight-month-old hamburger found under Steve's bed.


The show was played alongside ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' in an attempt to gain more views, but failed due to low ratings. It was killed off after 17 episodes. Not to be confused with the short-lived 1989 Creator/DisneyChannel series -- which gets confusing because it was also shown on the Disney Channel and is logically connected with the Franchise/{{DCLAU}} as of the 2015 ''Monstober'' event.

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The show was played alongside ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' in an attempt to gain more views, but failed due to low ratings. It was killed off after 17 episodes. Not to be confused with the short-lived 1989 Creator/DisneyChannel series -- which gets confusing because it was also shown on the Disney Channel and is logically connected with the Franchise/{{DCLAU}} Franchise/DisneyChannelLiveActionUniverse as of the 2015 ''Monstober'' event.event.



!!Tropes used by the series:

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!!Tropes used by the series:
!!''Teen Angel'' provides examples of:



--> '''Marty''': Is dissection right or wrong?
--> '''Rod''': What’s the meaning of life?
--> '''Marty''': Why do bad things happen to good people?
--> '''Rod''': Why do black olives come in cans, but green ones in glass jars?
--> '''Marty''': (''answering'') So you can see if they’re stuffed with peppers or cheese.

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--> '''Marty''': -->'''Marty:''' Is dissection right or wrong?
--> '''Rod''': What’s
wrong?\\
'''Rod:''' What's
the meaning of life?
--> '''Marty''':
life?\\
'''Marty:'''
Why do bad things happen to good people?
--> '''Rod''':
people?\\
'''Rod:'''
Why do black olives come in cans, but green ones in glass jars?
--> '''Marty''': (''answering'')
jars?\\
'''Marty:''' ''[answering]''
So you can see if they’re they're stuffed with peppers or cheese.

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* ForgotAboutHisPowers: ''"Feather's Day"'' reveals that Marty's feathers grant wishes. Nobody thinks of using Marty's remaining feathers to wish for the stolen one back and the wishing ability is never mentioned in later episodes.


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* NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: Marty's feathers suddenly granting wishes.

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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: At the end of one episode, Marty and Rod list many of the world’s toughest questions:
--> '''Marty''': Is dissection right or wrong?
--> '''Rod''': What’s the meaning of life?
--> '''Marty''': Why do bad things happen to good people?
--> '''Rod''': Why do black olives come in cans, but green ones in glass jars?
--> '''Marty''': (''answering'') So you can see if they’re stuffed with peppers or cheese.


* IncrediblyLamePun: And how. In one episode, Marty makes a pun about the Grim Reaper and his sibling being the "Brothers Grim". Cue the audience booing so loudly that it makes the actor wince briefly.

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* IncrediblyLamePun: And how. In one episode, Marty makes a pun about the Grim Reaper and his sibling being the "Brothers Grim".Grimm". Cue the audience booing so loudly that it makes the actor wince briefly.



* LowestCosmicDenominator: Rod

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* LowestCosmicDenominator: RodRod.
* MoodWhiplash: “There go my two BEST friends (Marty and the bullfrog)... I really should get out more.”

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* NoodleIncident: Whatever happened to that not-so-plastic elf in Santa’s Village? Poor little guy.

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* FaceDeathWithDignity: Sort of. In "Back to [=DePolo=]", Marty decides to fix his mistake. He goes back to the night of his death, possesses himself, bites into the burger, and as the death sequence commences, [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Marty casually chews and waits patiently, even checking his watch briefly]].


''Teen Angel'' was a 1997 FantasticComedy that aired on the TGIF block on ABC. The show began with the high school boy Steve daring his friend Marty to eat a six-month-old hamburger from under his bed. Not to be called a chicken, Marty does and then dies. Marty hangs around Steve as a sort of dim-witted guardian angel for him. Marty helps Steve conquer his fear of talking to girls, failing tests, and being unpopular throughout the series. HilarityEnsues.

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''Teen Angel'' was a 1997 FantasticComedy that aired on the TGIF block on ABC. The show began with the high school boy Steve daring his friend Marty to eat a six-month-old eight-month-old hamburger from under his bed. Not to be called a chicken, Marty does and then dies. Marty hangs around Steve as a sort of dim-witted guardian angel for him. Marty helps Steve conquer his fear of talking to girls, failing tests, and being unpopular throughout the series. HilarityEnsues.



* SeriesContinuityError: When Marty eats the Death Burger, Steve is living with his mother. A few episodes later, after Steve's mother leaves and his father and grandfather arrive, Marty travels back in time and tries to stop himself from eating it, and the whole cast ends up dying, including Steve's father and grandfather, but his mother is nowhere to be seen.



* WayPastTheExpirationDate: Marty dies and becomes the title character after eating a six-month-old hamburger found under Steve's bed.
* YouCanSeeMe: Marty had this reaction when he met an old lady who could see him because she was soon to die.

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* WayPastTheExpirationDate: Marty dies and becomes the title character after eating a six-month-old eight-month-old hamburger found under Steve's bed.
* WritersCannotDoMath: Everyone says that Death Burger was six months old, but Steve says that the present month is June and the burger has a Halloween wrapper. Since Halloween is in October, the burger would be eight months old.
* YouCanSeeMe: Happen frequently with Marty when he becomes an angel.
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Marty had this reaction when he met an old lady who could see him because she was soon to die.


* AnyoneRememberPogs: One episode had Marty go back in time to try to prevent his death. When his past self demands proof he's from the future, he says "I know this may be a little hard to believe...but the Macarena is just a phase.", followed by his past self bemoaning his huge investment in "Planet Macarena" stock (which he later plans to sell and invest in Creator/TonyDanza t-shirts instead).

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* AnyoneRememberPogs: One episode had Marty go back in time to try to prevent his death. When his past self demands proof he's from the future, he says "I know this may be a little hard to believe...but the Macarena is just a phase.", phase," followed by his past self bemoaning his huge investment in "Planet Macarena" stock (which he later plans to sell and invest in Creator/TonyDanza t-shirts T-shirts instead).



* CrossThrough: With ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch''. Salem ate a [[AncientArtifact magic time ball]] that sent each of the shows in the TGIF line-up into a past decade. ''Teen Angel'' got [[TheSeventies the 70s]], as well as more of an appearance by Sabrina or Salem (the other shows in the line-up got a couple of cameos).

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* CrossThrough: With ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch''. ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch.'' Salem ate a [[AncientArtifact magic time ball]] that sent each of the shows in the TGIF line-up into a past decade. ''Teen Angel'' got [[TheSeventies the 70s]], as well as more of an appearance by Sabrina or Salem (the other shows in the line-up got a couple of cameos).


* NeverSayDie: Inverted; Marty is clearly shown to be die in the first episode, and is refered to as dead throughout the series. Angels are meant to be primordial beings that predate humans, not spirits of the dead. It is somewhat implied, however, that Marty is made an angel as a special punishment, rather than it being the natural order of things, although there is still the plot hole of Steve not having a guardian angel until his teenage years.

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* NeverSayDie: Inverted; Marty is clearly shown to be die in the first episode, and is refered to as dead throughout the series. Angels are meant to be primordial beings that predate humans, not spirits of the dead. It is somewhat implied, however, that Marty is made an angel as a special punishment, rather than it being the natural order of things, although there is still the plot hole of Steve not having a guardian angel until his teenage years.



* SmokeOut: Subverted-- Marty creates smoke but is left standing in the room. Then, in front of the person he wants to escape from, walks into a closet.

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* SmokeOut: Subverted-- Marty Subverted--Marty creates smoke but is left standing in the room. Then, in front of the person he wants to escape from, walks into a closet.



--> '''Mr Nitzke''': Well, ''now '''I'm''' your personal problem''.

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--> '''Mr Nitzke''': Well, ''now '''I'm''' your personal problem''.problem.''

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