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* DorkInASweater: Sid is a awkward, flamboyant fellow who is frequently seen wearing a cardigan around his neck.

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* DorkInASweater: Sid is a an awkward, flamboyant fellow who is frequently seen wearing a cardigan around his neck.



* Foreshadowing: Margaret Jr. sits in Margaret's chair without asking, Just like Margaret sat in Jerry's chair without asking, giving the audience a hint that she is Margaret's daughter.

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* Foreshadowing: {{Foreshadowing}}: Margaret Jr. sits in Margaret's chair without asking, Just like Margaret sat in Jerry's chair without asking, giving the audience a hint that she is Margaret's daughter.

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* HeistEpisode: The episode "TV Heist" is about the main characters losing out on a coveted flat-screen TV in a contest so they attempt to steal the TV.


''The Cool Kids'' is an American comedy series about four seniors at a retirement community called Shady Meadows. It began airing in September 2018.

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''The Cool Kids'' is an American comedy series about four seniors at a retirement community called Shady Meadows. It began airing in September 2018.
2018 and concluded in May 2019.


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Canceled after one season.

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* LivingEmotionalCrutch: Sid spent years being this to his ex-wife, Bonnie. They get along great, but they're extremely close to the point where they didn't get divorced until the episode proper. Sid just didn't have the heart to tell her to move on because he felt guilty about costing her time by pretending to be straight.


* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: Sid has ADD and when he brought it up he instantly got distracted by cookies.


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* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: Sid has ADD and when he brought it up he instantly got distracted by cookies.

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* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: Sid has ADD and when he brought it up he instantly got distracted by cookies.

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* MotorMouth: Hank has a tendency to never shut up.
-->'''Hank:''' I have been silent long enough!\\
'''Charlie:''' You have been silent for 30 seconds tops.


* PortmanteauCoupleName: Used In universe when Charlie and Kathleen call their relationship Charleen.

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* PortmanteauCoupleName: Used In universe InUniverse when Charlie and Kathleen call their relationship Charleen.


* [[InUniverse]]PortmanteauCoupleName: Used In universe when Charlie and Kathleen call their relationship Charleen.

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* [[InUniverse]]PortmanteauCoupleName: PortmanteauCoupleName: Used In universe when Charlie and Kathleen call their relationship Charleen.


* [[InUniverse]]PortmanteauCoupleName[[/InUniverse]]: Used In universe when Charlie and Kathleen call their relationship Charleen.

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* [[InUniverse]]PortmanteauCoupleName[[/InUniverse]]: [[InUniverse]]PortmanteauCoupleName: Used In universe when Charlie and Kathleen call their relationship Charleen.


* FaceYourFears: Margaret volunteers at the airport to expose herself to planes to get over her fear of flying.



* [[InUniverse]]PortmanteauCoupleName[[/InUniverse]]: Used In universe when Charlie and Kathleen call their relationship Charleen.
* RaceForYourLove: Exaggerated when Sid shows up at the last minute before John's plane leaves to tell him he wants to be in a relationship with him.



* VitriolicBestBuds: Hank and Margaret are constantly taking pot shots at each other, but they are always there for each other.

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* VitriolicBestBuds: Hank and Margaret are constantly taking pot shots at each other, but they are always there for each other.other.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Margaret's fear of flying is this.

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* AskAStupidQuestion:
->'''Man at airport:''' Where is gate number 5?
->'''Hank:''' It's between gate 4 and gate 6 Genius!


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* CommitmentIssues: Sid's commitment issues are so bad he never got into a real relationship until his 60's.


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* DeadpanSnarker: Margaret does this the most, but they all have their moments.


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* DoesNotDrive: None of the characters own cars, let alone have a driver's license.


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* JustPlaneWrong: In "Sid's First Relationship" Margaret enters the plane on the right side, but most passenger planes have you enter on the left.


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* StraightGay: John is gay and a member of the airforce.


** ButtMonkey: Hank
** CasanovaWannabe: Charlie

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** ButtMonkey: Hank
Charlie
** CasanovaWannabe: CharlieHank

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* FreudianExcuse: Summed up at the end of the eponymous episode:
-->'''Hank:''' You named your daughter Margaret Jr.? No wonder she's so messed up.


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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Margaret is loud, forceful, and opinionated, but she turns into an ExtremeDoormat when it comes to her daughter. Hank immediately calls her on it; Charlie and Sid prefer to avoid provoking her.


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* ParrotExposition: "Margaret Jr." returns from a commercial break with Hank recapping in this way about Margaret saying he was right and wants his help. Justified because he's gloating.


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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Subverted when Margaret and her daughter start fighting. Uncomfortable as he is, Hank can't get past them to the door and just leave.


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* TrashOfTheTitans: Charlie never throws anything away, leaving his apartment looking like a landfill. Sid spends "Margaret Jr." working to clean it up, only to get buried and needing to be dug out. Charlie agrees he does need to throw some stuff out and whittles it down to a few thousand items.


* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Despite Hank's rough attitude, his heart is always in the right place. This is justified in "Margaret Jr." where Hank thinks Margaret needs to be tough on MJ because his mother wasn't tough enough on him, costing him jobs and relationships.



* MoonLandingHoax: Charlie believes that the moon landing was faked and shot in Utah.



* UpperClassTwit: Murray and the food snobs are wealthy people that only ever eat the best food there is.

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* UpperClassTwit: Murray and the food snobs are wealthy people that only ever eat the best food there is.is.
* VitriolicBestBuds: Hank and Margaret are constantly taking pot shots at each other, but they are always there for each other.

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