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* ShippingGoggles: If thereís a sign someoneís crushing on another person, Zanna will help them get together. Wether or not the relationship will last is another story.

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* ShippingGoggles: If thereís a sign someoneís crushing on another person, Zanna will help them get together. Wether Whether or not the relationship will last is another story.


The show revolves around the character Zanna, resident matchmaker, magic practitioner and student at Heartsville High. In the course of the story, he hooks up Mike (Heartsville's star chess player) and Steve (a lonely quarterback who's the new kid in school), and Roberta (whose girlfriends all seem to "dump her the next day," her most recent girfriend being a girl named Candi) and Kate (an overachiever who dreams of getting a medical degree). The students decide to write and perform a controversial musical about a heterosexual couple in the army as a social critique of the Don't Ask, Don't Tell law, with Kate and Steve cast as the leads. One thing leads to another, and Steve and Kate realize that [[RomanceOnTheSet they aren't just acting.]] However, they agree that they could never be together, as Heartsville is notoriously heterophobic. Meanwhile, Zanna struggles with his feelings for Steve, thinking that Steve and Mike still love each other.

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The show revolves around the character Zanna, resident matchmaker, magic practitioner and student at Heartsville High. In the course of the story, he hooks up Mike (Heartsville's star chess player) and Steve (a lonely quarterback who's the new kid in school), and Roberta (whose girlfriends all seem to "dump her the next day," her most recent girfriend being a girl named Candi) Carla) and Kate (an overachiever who dreams of getting a medical degree). The students decide to write and perform a controversial musical about a heterosexual couple in the army as a social critique of the Don't Ask, Don't Tell law, with Kate and Steve cast as the leads. One thing leads to another, and Steve and Kate realize that [[RomanceOnTheSet they aren't just acting.]] However, they agree that they could never be together, as Heartsville is notoriously heterophobic. Meanwhile, Zanna struggles with his feelings for Steve, thinking that Steve and Mike still love each other.

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* WholeCostumeReference: Barring his pink lightning bolt T-shirt, at least one production has Zanna don an acid-washed denim ensemble (jeans and a matching jacket) reminiscent of *NSYNCís music video for ďItís Gonna Be Me.Ē


* ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe: Mike, captain of the chess club goes out with Steve, quarterback of the football team. They even say this line.

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* ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe: Mike, captain of the chess club goes out with Steve, quarterback of the football team. They even say this line.Said verbatim when Mike and Steve get a chance to talk to each other, thanks to Zannaís schemes.


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* ShippingGoggles: If thereís a sign someoneís crushing on another person, Zanna will help them get together. Wether or not the relationship will last is another story.


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* ZanyScheme: Zannaís go-to strategy for nudging people together, if they donít want to address their feelings.

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* KeepAway: What Steve does to Zanna at the school dance, [[spoiler: taking his wand and snapping it.]]


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* ShipperOnDeck: Zanna, with pretty much everyone. Heís put on the receiving end of this by his wand when others find out about his crush on Steve.


Disaster strikes when Steve and Kate kiss in celebration after Mike wins his chess tournament, causing them to be ostracized. They run to Zanna, the only one in town who hasn't shunned them yet. Zanna suggests that they show up to prom as a couple anyway, only for Candi to call him and say that mixed-sex couples aren't allowed at prom. Kate and Steve sadly try to leave town, only for Zanna to stop them and send them to prom anyway. He flips through his spellbook to find a way to help his friends, but the only spell that would be an option would cause Zanna to lose his powers for good. Proclaiming that "Nothing done out of love can ever do us harm," he takes up his wand. In an attempt to make everything better, Zanna casts one final spell [[spoiler:that permanently flips their world into our world, meaning that heterosexuality is the norm, football is popular, and magical powers like Zanna's don't exist]].

[[spoiler: Zanna hurries to the prom, but now that everyone is straight, he's the odd one out. Kate and Steve are together like Zanna wished they could be, and are even crowned the king and queen of the prom, but everyone is homophobic and in a heterosexual relationship. His friends, who now have no memory of what life was like before the spell, ostracize and mock him for his flamboyant outfit and mannerisms. However, when they remember they used to be Zanna's friends, everyone comes back to join him in a dance, learning to [[ThePowerOfFriendship get along in the end]]. Steve and Kate invite Zanna to an after party, but Zanna declines in favor of going home, leaving a shoe behind as he does so. True to fairy tales, Tank picks it up to return it to him, confessing his love for Zanna. They slow dance together, doing which Tank reveals that he still remembers the other world. Zanna is incredulous at how Tank's memories remained intact, while Tank tells him to just enjoy the music. The two share a tender kiss.]]

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Disaster strikes when Steve and Kate kiss in celebration after Mike wins his chess tournament, causing them to be ostracized. They run to Zanna, the only one in town who hasn't shunned them yet. Zanna suggests that they show up to prom as a couple anyway, only for Candi to call him and say that mixed-sex couples aren't allowed at prom. Kate and Steve sadly try to leave town, only for Zanna to stop them and send them to prom anyway. He flips through his spellbook to find a way to help his friends, but the only spell that would be an option would cause Zanna to lose his powers for good. Proclaiming that "Nothing done out of love can ever do us harm," he takes up his wand. In an attempt to make everything better, Zanna casts one final spell [[spoiler:that permanently flips their that will turn the world into our world, meaning that heterosexuality is the norm, football is popular, and magical powers like Zanna's don't exist]].

[[spoiler: Zanna hurries to the prom, but now that everyone is straight, he's the odd one out. Kate and Steve are together like Zanna wished they could be, and are even crowned the king and queen of the prom, but everyone is homophobic and in a heterosexual relationship. His friends, who now have no memory of what life was like before the spell, ostracize and mock him for his flamboyant outfit and mannerisms. However, when they remember they used to be Zanna's friends, everyone comes back to join him in a dance, learning to [[ThePowerOfFriendship get along in the end]]. Steve and Kate invite Zanna to an after party, but Zanna declines in favor of going home, leaving a shoe behind as he does so. True to fairy tales, Tank picks it up to return it to him, confessing his love for Zanna. They slow dance together, doing which Tank reveals that he still remembers the other world. Zanna is incredulous at how Tank's memories remained intact, while Tank tells him to just enjoy the music. The two share a tender kiss.]]
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Zanna hurries to the prom, but [[spoiler:now that everyone is straight, he's the odd one out. Kate and Steve are together like Zanna wished they could be, and are even crowned the king and queen of the prom]], but [[spoiler:everyone is homophobic and in a heterosexual relationship. His friends, who now have no memory of what life was like before the spell, ostracize and mock him for his flamboyant outfit and mannerisms]]. However, [[spoiler:when they remember they used to be Zanna's friends, everyone comes back to join him in a dance, learning to [[ThePowerOfFriendship get along in the end]]. Steve and Kate invite Zanna to an after party, but Zanna declines in favor of going home, leaving a shoe behind as he does so]]. True to fairy tales, [[spoiler:Tank]] picks it up to return it to him, confessing [[spoiler:his]] love for Zanna. They slow dance together, doing which [[spoiler:Tank]] reveals that [[spoiler:he still remembers the other world. Zanna is incredulous at how Tank's memories remained intact, while Tank tells him to just enjoy the music]]. The two share a tender kiss.

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[[spoiler: Zanna hurries to the prom, but [[spoiler:now now that everyone is straight, he's the odd one out. Kate and Steve are together like Zanna wished they could be, and are even crowned the king and queen of the prom]], prom, but [[spoiler:everyone everyone is homophobic and in a heterosexual relationship. His friends, who now have no memory of what life was like before the spell, ostracize and mock him for his flamboyant outfit and mannerisms]]. mannerisms. However, [[spoiler:when when they remember they used to be Zanna's friends, everyone comes back to join him in a dance, learning to [[ThePowerOfFriendship get along in the end]]. Steve and Kate invite Zanna to an after party, but Zanna declines in favor of going home, leaving a shoe behind as he does so]]. so. True to fairy tales, [[spoiler:Tank]] Tank picks it up to return it to him, confessing [[spoiler:his]] his love for Zanna. They slow dance together, doing which [[spoiler:Tank]] Tank reveals that [[spoiler:he he still remembers the other world. Zanna is incredulous at how Tank's memories remained intact, while Tank tells him to just enjoy the music]]. music. The two share a tender kiss.
kiss.]]



* ExcitedShowTitle
* FridgeLogic: "Two by Two, just like Noah had to do..." if everyone's gay, how does ''that'' work?

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* ExcitedShowTitle
* FridgeLogic: "Two by Two, just like Noah had to do..." if everyone's gay, how does ''that'' work?
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* HasTwoMommies: Or two daddies.

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* %%* HasTwoMommies: Or two daddies.



* [[CollegeRadio High School Radio]]: Tank is resident DJ.

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* %%* [[CollegeRadio High School Radio]]: Tank is resident DJ.



* IncompatibleOrientation: Kate with Roberta, Steve with Mike, Zanna with Steve

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* IncompatibleOrientation: Kate with Roberta, Steve with Mike, Zanna with SteveSteve.



* MagicalQueer: Literally!



* RomanceOnTheSet: Kate and Steve, while playing a heterosexual couple in the Army suffering under Donít Ask Donít Tell, discover that they have feelings for each other.

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* RomanceOnTheSet: Kate [[invoked]]Kate and Steve, while playing Steve are cast as a heterosexual couple in the Army suffering under Donít Ask Donít Tell, discover that military who are forced into hiding their relationship due to the Don't Ask, Don't Tell law. One thing leads to another, and they have feelings for each other.fall in love, forcing them to hide their love just like the characters they played had to do.



* WideEyedIdealist: Oh, Zanna...

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* WhamLine: Tank's [[spoiler:"I think I like the other world better."]]
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WideEyedIdealist: Oh, Zanna...


* ThePowerOfLove "Nothing done out of love can ever do us harm..."

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* ThePowerOfLove ThePowerOfLove: "Nothing done out of love can ever do us harm..."


''Zanna, Dont!'' is an Off-Broadway [[TheMusical musical]] by Tim Acito. It was written in 2002 and ran its Off-Broadway run 2003. It was to get a run on Broadway, but talk of that has largely tapered off. It takes place in an AlternateUniverse where chess is cool, football is weird, and [[CastFullOfGay everybody]] is gay.

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''Zanna, Dont!'' Don't!'' is an Off-Broadway [[TheMusical musical]] by Tim Acito. It was written in 2002 and ran its Off-Broadway run 2003. It was to get a run on Broadway, but talk of that has largely tapered off. It takes place in an AlternateUniverse where chess is cool, football is weird, and [[CastFullOfGay everybody]] is gay.



Zanna hurries to the prom, but [[spoiler:now that everyone is straight, he's the odd one out. Kate and Steve are together like Zanna wished they could be, and are even crowned the king and queen of the prom]], but [[spoiler:everyone is homophobic and in a heterosexual relationship. His friends, who now have no memory of what life was like before the spell, ostracize and mock him for his flamboyant outfit and mannerisms]]. However, [[spoiler:when they remember they used to be Zanna's friends, everyone comes back to join him in a dance, learning to [[ThePowerOfFriendship get along in the end]]. Steve and Kate invite Zanna to an after party, but Zanna declines in favor of going home, leaving a shoe behind as he does so]]. True to fairy tales, [[spoiler:Tank]] picks it up to return it to him, confessing [[spoiler:his]] love for Zanna. They slow dance together, duing which [[spoiler:Tank]] reveals that [[spoiler:he still remembers the other world. Zanna is incredulous at how Tank's memories remained intact, while Tank tells him to just enjoy the music]]. The two share a tender kiss.

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Zanna hurries to the prom, but [[spoiler:now that everyone is straight, he's the odd one out. Kate and Steve are together like Zanna wished they could be, and are even crowned the king and queen of the prom]], but [[spoiler:everyone is homophobic and in a heterosexual relationship. His friends, who now have no memory of what life was like before the spell, ostracize and mock him for his flamboyant outfit and mannerisms]]. However, [[spoiler:when they remember they used to be Zanna's friends, everyone comes back to join him in a dance, learning to [[ThePowerOfFriendship get along in the end]]. Steve and Kate invite Zanna to an after party, but Zanna declines in favor of going home, leaving a shoe behind as he does so]]. True to fairy tales, [[spoiler:Tank]] picks it up to return it to him, confessing [[spoiler:his]] love for Zanna. They slow dance together, duing doing which [[spoiler:Tank]] reveals that [[spoiler:he still remembers the other world. Zanna is incredulous at how Tank's memories remained intact, while Tank tells him to just enjoy the music]]. The two share a tender kiss.


* BiTheWay: Steve and Kate.


* TemptingFat : This is referencing Kate and Steve pretending to be in love. Bet you he regrets it four songs later.

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* TemptingFat : TemptingFate: This is referencing Kate and Steve pretending to be in love. Bet you he regrets it four songs later.


Disaster strikes when Steve and Kate kiss in celebration after Mike wins his chess tournament, causing them to be ostracized. They run to Zanna, the only one in town who hasn't shunned them yet. Zanna suggests that they show up to prom as a couple anyway, only for Candi to call him and say that mixed-sex couples aren't allowed at prom. Kate and Steve sadly try to leave town, only for Zanna to stop them and send them to prom anyway. He flips through his spellbook to find a way to help his friends, but the only spell that would be an option would cause Zanna to lose his powers for good. Proclaiming that "Nothing done out of love can ever do us harm," he takes up his wand. In an attempt to make everything better, Zanna casts one final spell [[spoiler:that permanently flips their world into our world, meaning that heterosexuality is the norm, football is popular, and magical powers like Zanna's don't exist]]. Zanna hurries to the prom, but [[spoiler:now that everyone is straight, he's the odd one out. Kate and Steve are together like Zanna wished they could be, and are even crowned the king and queen of the prom]], but [[spoiler:everyone is homophobic and in a heterosexual relationship. His friends, who now have no memory of what life was like before the spell, ostracize and mock him for his flamboyant outfit and mannerisms]]. However, [[spoiler:when they remember they used to be Zanna's friends, everyone comes back to join him in a dance, learning to get [[ThePowerOfFriendship along in the end]]. Steve and Kate invite Zanna to an after party, but Zanna declines in favor of going home, leaving a shoe behind as he does so]]. True to fairy tales, [[spoiler:Tank]] picks it up to return it to him, confessing [[spoiler:his]] love for Zanna. They slow dance together, duing which [[spoiler:Tank]] reveals that [[spoiler:he still remembers the other world. Zanna is incredulous at how Tank's memories remained intact, while Tank tells him to just enjoy the music]]. The two share a tender kiss.

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Disaster strikes when Steve and Kate kiss in celebration after Mike wins his chess tournament, causing them to be ostracized. They run to Zanna, the only one in town who hasn't shunned them yet. Zanna suggests that they show up to prom as a couple anyway, only for Candi to call him and say that mixed-sex couples aren't allowed at prom. Kate and Steve sadly try to leave town, only for Zanna to stop them and send them to prom anyway. He flips through his spellbook to find a way to help his friends, but the only spell that would be an option would cause Zanna to lose his powers for good. Proclaiming that "Nothing done out of love can ever do us harm," he takes up his wand. In an attempt to make everything better, Zanna casts one final spell [[spoiler:that permanently flips their world into our world, meaning that heterosexuality is the norm, football is popular, and magical powers like Zanna's don't exist]].

Zanna hurries to the prom, but [[spoiler:now that everyone is straight, he's the odd one out. Kate and Steve are together like Zanna wished they could be, and are even crowned the king and queen of the prom]], but [[spoiler:everyone is homophobic and in a heterosexual relationship. His friends, who now have no memory of what life was like before the spell, ostracize and mock him for his flamboyant outfit and mannerisms]]. However, [[spoiler:when they remember they used to be Zanna's friends, everyone comes back to join him in a dance, learning to get to [[ThePowerOfFriendship get along in the end]]. Steve and Kate invite Zanna to an after party, but Zanna declines in favor of going home, leaving a shoe behind as he does so]]. True to fairy tales, [[spoiler:Tank]] picks it up to return it to him, confessing [[spoiler:his]] love for Zanna. They slow dance together, duing which [[spoiler:Tank]] reveals that [[spoiler:he still remembers the other world. Zanna is incredulous at how Tank's memories remained intact, while Tank tells him to just enjoy the music]]. The two share a tender kiss.


The show revolves around the character Zanna, resident matchmaker, magic practitioner and student at Heartsville High. In the course of the story, he hooks up Mike (Heartsville's star chess player) and Steve (a lonely quarterback who's the new kid in school), and Roberta (whose girlfriends all seem to "dump her the next day," her most recent girfriend being a girl named Candi) and Kate (an overachiever who dreams of getting a medical degree). The students decide to write and perform a controversial musical about a heterosexual couple in the army as a social critique of the Don't Ask, Don't Tell law, with Kate and Steve cast as the leads. One thing leads to another, and Steve and Kate realize that [[RomanceontheSet they aren't just acting.]] However, they agree that they could never be together, as Heartsville is notoriously heterophobic. Meanwhile, Zanna struggles with his feelings for Steve, thinking that Steve and Mike still love each other.

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The show revolves around the character Zanna, resident matchmaker, magic practitioner and student at Heartsville High. In the course of the story, he hooks up Mike (Heartsville's star chess player) and Steve (a lonely quarterback who's the new kid in school), and Roberta (whose girlfriends all seem to "dump her the next day," her most recent girfriend being a girl named Candi) and Kate (an overachiever who dreams of getting a medical degree). The students decide to write and perform a controversial musical about a heterosexual couple in the army as a social critique of the Don't Ask, Don't Tell law, with Kate and Steve cast as the leads. One thing leads to another, and Steve and Kate realize that [[RomanceontheSet [[RomanceOnTheSet they aren't just acting.]] However, they agree that they could never be together, as Heartsville is notoriously heterophobic. Meanwhile, Zanna struggles with his feelings for Steve, thinking that Steve and Mike still love each other.



* AlternateUniverse : But everything is pretty [[LikeRealityUnlessNoted normal]] except for three things. Chess is cooler than football, mechanical-bull riding is a intermural sport and everybody is gay.
* BiTheWay: Steve and Kate
* CastFullOfGay : Everyone in Heartsville (and the rest of America) are gay.
* Cupid'sArrow : Discussed in "Don't You Wish We Could Be In Love?"
* ExactWords : Desperate to help Kate and Steve, Zanna looks through his spellbook and finds a spell that will ďmake the world safe for heterosexuals.Ē It never said *how* the world would be made safe...

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* AlternateUniverse : AlternateUniverse: But everything is pretty [[LikeRealityUnlessNoted normal]] except for three things. Chess is cooler than football, mechanical-bull riding is a intermural sport intramural sport, and everybody is gay.
* BiTheWay: Steve and Kate
Kate.
* CastFullOfGay : CastFullOfGay: Everyone in Heartsville (and the rest of America) are gay.
* Cupid'sArrow : CupidsArrow: Discussed in "Don't You Wish We Could Be In Love?"
* ExactWords : ExactWords: Desperate to help Kate and Steve, Zanna looks through his spellbook and finds a spell that will ďmake the world safe for heterosexuals.Ē It never said *how* ''how'' the world would be made safe...safe...
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* HasTwoMommies : Or two daddies.
* HighSchoolDance : The scene for Zanna to discover that [[spoiler: everyone is now straight]].
* [[CollegeRadio High School Radio]] : Tank is resident DJ.
* ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe : Mike, captain of the chess club goes out with Steve, quarterback of the football team. They even say this line.
* IncompatibleOrientation : Kate with Roberta, Steve with Mike, Zanna with Steve
* LoveDodecahedron : Letís see, Kate and Steve love each other, Roberta loves Kate, Mike loves Steve, Zanna loves Steve, and Tank loves Zanna.
* MagicWand : Zanna uses a literal magic wand, pretty star on the end and all.
* MagicalQueer : Literally!
* MatchmakerCrush : Zanna hooks up Mike and Steve, and then realizes that he likes Steve too.
* ThePowerOfLove : "Nothing done out of love can ever do us harm..."
* RomanceontheSet : Kate and Steve, while playing a heterosexual couple in the Army suffering under Donít Ask Donít Tell, discover that they have feelings for each other.

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* HasTwoMommies : HasTwoMommies: Or two daddies.
* HighSchoolDance : HighSchoolDance: The scene for Zanna to discover that [[spoiler: everyone is now straight]].
* [[CollegeRadio High School Radio]] : Radio]]: Tank is resident DJ.
* ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe : ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe: Mike, captain of the chess club goes out with Steve, quarterback of the football team. They even say this line.
* IncompatibleOrientation : IncompatibleOrientation: Kate with Roberta, Steve with Mike, Zanna with Steve
* LoveDodecahedron : LoveDodecahedron: Letís see, Kate and Steve love each other, Roberta loves Kate, Mike loves Steve, Zanna loves Steve, and Tank loves Zanna.
* MagicWand : MagicWand: Zanna uses a literal magic wand, pretty star on the end and all.
* MagicalQueer : MagicalQueer: Literally!
* MatchmakerCrush : MatchmakerCrush: Zanna hooks up Mike and Steve, and then realizes that he likes Steve too.
* ThePowerOfLove : ThePowerOfLove "Nothing done out of love can ever do us harm..."
* RomanceontheSet : RomanceOnTheSet: Kate and Steve, while playing a heterosexual couple in the Army suffering under Donít Ask Donít Tell, discover that they have feelings for each other.



* TemptingFate : This is referencing Kate and Steve pretending to be in love. Bet you he regrets it four songs later.

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* TemptingFate TemptingFat : This is referencing Kate and Steve pretending to be in love. Bet you he regrets it four songs later.



* WideEyedIdealist : Oh Zanna...

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* WideEyedIdealist : Oh WideEyedIdealist: Oh, Zanna...


--->"I'm a one-woman woman
---> And you're wastin' my time."
----> -"I Ain't Got Time"

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--->"I'm [[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/zanna_dont.jpg]]

->''"I'm
a one-woman woman
--->
woman\\
And you're wastin' my time."
----> -"I
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-->--'''"I
Ain't Got Time"
Time"'''

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* LoveDodecahedron : Letís see, Kate and Steve love each other, Roberta loves Kate, Mike loves Steve, Zanna loves Steve, and Tank loves Zanna.


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* RomanceontheSet : Kate and Steve, while playing a heterosexual couple in the Army suffering under Donít Ask Donít Tell, discover that they have feelings for each other.

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