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* CastingGag: It's ''probably'' not a coincidence that Kaycee is voiced by Creator/KellySheridan, {{Toys/Barbie}}'s longest-running voice actor.


* TheOtherDarrin: Cinégroupe produced the first direct-to-video movie, ''Starrin' and Stylin''', which featured a different (uncredited) cast from the TV series which was produced by Fox and Lionsgate. For the TV show's second season, Fox stopped producing the series, so Lionsgate took over, replacing the entire cast.

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* TheOtherDarrin: Cinégroupe produced the first direct-to-video movie, ''Starrin' and Stylin''', which featured a different (uncredited) cast from the TV series which was produced by Fox Mike Young Productions (now Splash Entertainment). Beginning with the direct-to-video movie ''Bratz: Fashion Pixiez'' (produced in-between the first and Lionsgate. For the TV show's second season, Fox stopped producing the series, so Lionsgate took over, replacing seasons), recording moved from California to Vancouver, which replaced the entire cast.
* UncreditedRole: The entire cast of ''Starrin' and Stylin''' are uncredited. Contrary to what's posted on websites such as [=IMDb=], the majority of the characters were not voiced by their actors from the CGI series.


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FandomLifeCycle: When ''Bratz'' was first introduced in 2001, its popularity skyrocketed to Stage 4; in 2004 it managed to outsell ''Franchise/{{Barbie}}'' in the UK, by 2006 it held 40% of the fashion doll market and ''Bratz'' merchandise was everywhere. Things slowed down following the lawsuit with Mattel (which briefly saw the line discontinued) and despite MGA ultimately winning the case ''Bratz'' never quite recovered, greatly declining in popularity by the early 2010s; the failure of the [[Film/{{Bratz}} live-action movie]] didn't help. MGA made comeback attempts but struggled to compete with other brands like ''Toys/MonsterHigh''; some of their rebranding also proved unpopular with fans. Nowadays, ''Bratz'' is widely seen as a relic of the 2000s, mostly sitting at Stage 6b. However, the [[WesternAnimation/{{Bratz}} CGI cartoon series]] may be headed for Stage 6a on account of nostalgia [[note]] by the 2020s many children who grew up with the show were now adults [[/note]] and the opportunity for [[WatchItForTheMeme memes]].

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* FandomLifeCycle: When ''Bratz'' was first introduced in 2001, its popularity skyrocketed to Stage 4; in 2004 it managed to outsell ''Franchise/{{Barbie}}'' in the UK, by 2006 it held 40% of the fashion doll market and ''Bratz'' merchandise was everywhere. Things slowed down following the lawsuit with Mattel (which briefly saw the line discontinued) and despite MGA ultimately winning the case ''Bratz'' never quite recovered, greatly declining in popularity by the early 2010s; the failure of the [[Film/{{Bratz}} live-action movie]] didn't help. MGA made comeback attempts but struggled to compete with other brands like ''Toys/MonsterHigh''; some of their rebranding also proved unpopular with fans. Nowadays, ''Bratz'' is widely seen as a relic of the 2000s, mostly sitting at Stage 6b. However, the [[WesternAnimation/{{Bratz}} CGI cartoon series]] may be headed for Stage 6a on account of nostalgia [[note]] by the 2020s many children who grew up with the show were now adults [[/note]] and the opportunity for [[WatchItForTheMeme memes]].

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FandomLifeCycle: When ''Bratz'' was first introduced in 2001, its popularity skyrocketed to Stage 4; in 2004 it managed to outsell ''Franchise/{{Barbie}}'' in the UK, by 2006 it held 40% of the fashion doll market and ''Bratz'' merchandise was everywhere. Things slowed down following the lawsuit with Mattel (which briefly saw the line discontinued) and despite MGA ultimately winning the case ''Bratz'' never quite recovered, greatly declining in popularity by the early 2010s; the failure of the [[Film/{{Bratz}} live-action movie]] didn't help. MGA made comeback attempts but struggled to compete with other brands like ''Toys/MonsterHigh''; some of their rebranding also proved unpopular with fans. Nowadays, ''Bratz'' is widely seen as a relic of the 2000s, mostly sitting at Stage 6b. However, the [[WesternAnimation/{{Bratz}} CGI cartoon series]] may be headed for Stage 6a on account of nostalgia [[note]] by the 2020s many children who grew up with the show were now adults [[/note]] and the opportunity for [[WatchItForTheMeme memes]].


* WriteWhatYouKnow: The character Yasmin is based on Creator/MGAEntertainment's CEO Isaac Larian's daughter. Interestingly while the person she is based on is Iranian-American, Yasmin is a Latina.

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* WriteWhatYouKnow: The character Yasmin is based on Creator/MGAEntertainment's CEO Isaac Larian's daughter. Interestingly while the person she is based on is Iranian-American, Yasmin is a Latina.
Hispanic in many adaptations.



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* WriteWhatYouKnow: The character Yasmin is based on Creator/MGAEntertainment's CEO Isaac Larian's daughter. Interestingly while the person she is based on is Iranian-American, Yasmin is a Latina.


* ShowAccuracyToyAccuracy: The ''Fashion Pixies'' dolls have much brighter colors than their designs in the movie they appear in. This is said because the original colors were deemed "too scary" for children.

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* ShowAccuracyToyAccuracy: The ''Fashion Pixies'' dolls have a much brighter colors cuter and "prettier" style than their edgy designs in the movie they appear in. This is said because the original colors were deemed "too scary" for children.


* ShowAccuracyToyAccuracy: Lina's ''Fashion Pixies'' doll has much brighter colors than her appearance in the movie she appears in.

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* ShowAccuracyToyAccuracy: Lina's The ''Fashion Pixies'' doll has dolls have much brighter colors than her appearance their designs in the movie she appears in.they appear in. This is said because the original colors were deemed "too scary" for children.


* GenreKiller: This movie basically killed off the idea of theatrical films based off dolls, with any further films based on them going direct-to-video. This may also have been why cinemas were weary about showing ''Film/KitKittredgeAnAmericanGirl'' the next year, even though it got good reviews from critics.

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* GenreKiller: This movie basically killed off the idea of theatrical films based off dolls, with any further films based on them going direct-to-video. This may also have been why cinemas were weary wary about showing ''Film/KitKittredgeAnAmericanGirl'' the next year, even though it got good reviews from critics. The release and moderate success of the [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie2017 film based on]] [[Franchise/MyLittlePonyGeneration4 2010's era of My Little Pony]] has a hint of reviving the genre, though only time can tell.

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* ShowAccuracyToyAccuracy: Lina's ''Fashion Pixies'' doll has much brighter colors than her appearance in the movie she appears in.


** Bratzillas was scrapped only two years after its creation, mostly likely due to low sales or lack of interest. Despite MGA's attempts to bring back Bratz, they seem to have abandoned Bratzillas all together.

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** Bratzillas *** In an all too common case of FollowTheLeader backfiring, Bratzillaz was scrapped only two years after its creation, mostly likely due to low sales or lack of interest. Despite MGA's attempts to bring back Bratz, they seem to have abandoned Bratzillas Bratzillaz all together.

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** Bratzillas was scrapped only two years after its creation, mostly likely due to low sales or lack of interest. Despite MGA's attempts to bring back Bratz, they seem to have abandoned Bratzillas all together.

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* HeAlsoDid: Adam de la Pena, [[PlayingAgainstType better known for his infamous animated series]] ''WesternAnimation/{{Minoriteam}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/CodeMonkeys'', was one of the minds behind the story. As he explained in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HgGZ25gARU an interview]], he came onboard to help an unidentified friend of his; she was fired, but they inexplicably kept him.


* TheCameo: TheMovie features a brief cameo by [=NLT=], Creator/KevinMcHale's former boy band.
* CreatorKiller: Sean [=McNamara=] not directing another film till the PlayingAgainstType film ''Film/SoulSurfer''

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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget: $20 million. Box office: $10 million (domestic), $26 million (plus worldwide).
* TheCameo: TheMovie features a brief cameo by [=NLT=], Creator/KevinMcHale's former boy band.
band, make a brief cameo.
* CreatorKiller: Sean [=McNamara=] not directing didn't direct another film till movie until the PlayingAgainstType film ''Film/SoulSurfer''''Film/SoulSurfer'' in 2011.



** Cloe's actress (Skyler Shaye) was 21 at the time the movie was released. She played a senior high schoolgirl, of course. Also Anneliese van der Pool, who was 23 years old when she played Avery.

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** Cloe's actress (Skyler Shaye) was 21 at the time the movie was released. She played released, playing a senior high schoolgirl, of course. school girl. Also Anneliese van der Pool, Pol, who was 23 years old when she played Avery.



* GenreKiller: The movie led to ''Film/KitKittredgeAnAmericanGirl'' being [[ScrewedByTheNetwork Screwed by the Cinemas]] the following year, and all further doll movies, ''Bratz'' or otherwise, have been direct-to-video.

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* GenreKiller: The This movie led to basically killed off the idea of theatrical films based off dolls, with any further films based on them going direct-to-video. This may also have been why cinemas were weary about showing ''Film/KitKittredgeAnAmericanGirl'' being [[ScrewedByTheNetwork Screwed by the Cinemas]] the following next year, and all further doll movies, ''Bratz'' or otherwise, have been direct-to-video.even though it got good reviews from critics.



* NotScreenedForCritics: Despite what people may expect, the movie '''was''' screened for critics. It went about as well as you'd expect.

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* NotScreenedForCritics: Averted. Despite what people may expect, the this movie '''was''' screened for critics. It went about as well as you'd expect.imagine.

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* FollowTheLeader:
** Started out as a FollowTheLeader to {{Franchise/Barbie}}, but soon became more popular. That didn't last.
** ''Bratzillaz'' is trying its best to cash in on ''Monster High'', trying so hard they're copying even the marketing. Judging by the low view counts of the webisodes though, it's not exactly edging in on ''MH'' quite yet...

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