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     Cecelia "CeCe" Jones 

CeCe Jones

Actor: Bella Thorne

That's me, CeCe Jones, uncontrollable, funky, and fun feature dancer on Shake It Up, Chicago, oh yeah!

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Click here  to see CeCe in season one
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CeCelia "CeCe" Jones is one of the main characters and the primary lead main protagonist on Shake It Up where she dances on the local teen dance show, Shake It Up, Chicago!. She is the daughter of Georgia Jones and J.J. Jones and the older sister of Flynn Jones. She is best friends with Rocky Blue. She lives in an apartment with her mother and brother in the suite below Rocky and her family. Her parents are divorced and her father lives in Florida. She attends John Hughes High School in Chicago, Illinois. She wants to become famous and also wants Rocky to be famous with her.


Tropes:

  • Anti-Hero: CeCe is a brutally honest, bad girl, sassy, sometimes selfish, lazy, spoiled and shallow young girl. She is described as a daring wild child who is uncontrollable, funky, and fun. Initially, she performs poorly in school because of dyslexia, but also because of her behavior as a trouble-maker. She is a minor antagonist on the show. She is sometimes always have to have her way. CeCe is fearless and outgoing as she is always constantly getting into trouble, even dragging Rocky into these situations. However, CeCe does care about her friends and family, she just as a unique way of showing sometimes, as she does do nice things for them sometimes. There have been times that CeCe doesn't see through her mistakes until someone points it out to her but she is very good at making things right to everyone she cares about. Despite initially failing her audition due to stage fright, thanks to Rocky she eventually earned a spot as a background dancer on Shake It Up, Chicago! . CeCe loves being famous, but what she loves most about fame is sharing it with her best friend, Rocky Blue.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: With Flynn. Although their relationship is usually shown to be made up of bickering and typical sibling rivalry, CeCe was the first to comfort him about their failed roadtrip, even putting her arm around his shoulders and gives him a small hug and a kiss in the cheek. Again, at the end of "Weird It Up" when she apologizes for neglecting him and says that he is more capable than anyone she knows.
  • Badass Boast: She get's some in "Surprise It Up".
    Cece: Seriously if you wanna get me this year Rocky, gotta step up your game. Because remember I am CeCe "unsurprisable" Jones!
    Cece: I knew you we're gonna say that. See? I can't be surprised!
  • Bare-Handed Blade Block: In the episode "Oh Brother It Up", CeCe performs this technique flawlessly on a quarter tossed by Logan. He even compliments her on her cat-like ninja skills.
  • Blinding Bangs: Used to have these in Season 1.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: Redhead to Rocky's brunette and Tinka's blonde. However, CeCe's hair is blonding in Season 3.
  • Book Dumb: Initially, she performs poorly in school because of dyslexia, but also because of her behavior as a trouble-maker. However, she gradually improves academically as the series progresses.
  • Bratty Teenage Daughter: Far from the worst, but, like Rocky, she has her moments.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: However, in "Brain It Up", CeCe discovers the value of studying, and she realizes she just doesn't apply herself enough.
  • Brainless Beauty: Well, "brainless" might be too much of a stretch. See The Ditz.
  • Butt-Monkey: She and Rocky are put into this role (together or not) in more than a few episodes.
  • Character Development:
    • In season 1, CeCe is introduced as a very determined young girl with big dreams of becoming a famous dancer. She doesn't care about school and gets a lot of detention. She always fights for what she wants and pushes Rocky to do the same. She is known as a troublemaker and is shown to be quite selfish, but her heart is always in the right place.
    • CeCe is more ditzy in season 2, but she is also shown to be a little more mature and hardworking. She is still quite selfish and egotistical, but not as much as before. It also becomes obvious how much she cares about Rocky. Her dreams are even bigger than they used to be. She wants to become a famous dancer, a popstar, a movie star, and a singing toothbrush. She also wants to share all of this with Rocky, which is why she pushes her to do crazy things all the time.
    • Finally in season 3, CeCe is a little more caring and doesn't seem as selfish as she used to be. She starts to see that things aren't always going to go her way and she tries to accept this. She seems to care about her friends and family's happiness more and fame isn't the most important thing to her anymore. Her smart side is also shown as she improves academically. She is much more supportive and seems to have become a better friend to Rocky.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: In a non-romantic way towards Rocky.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: CeCe has her moments, due to her ditziness.
  • Comically Missing the Point:
    CeCe: She's a gold finger.
    Rocky: Digger.
    CeCe: No, I don't dig her. She's a user.
  • Compressed Vice: It is mentioned in exactly one episode that CeCe has dyslexia. It is never brought up again.
  • Cool Big Sis: When she needs to be. She genuine cares for Flynn, even though she usually doesn't show it.
  • Cute Witch: CeCe's costume in "Beam It Up".
  • Deadpan Snarker: When she isn't being a ditz, tends to snark a lot.
  • Delinquent: Was shown to be a detention regular.
  • The Determinator: Well, if it works out for her.
  • Disappeared Dad: Her parents are divorced and she lives with her mother.
  • The Ditz: Doesn't know what Pittsburgh is. Though surprisingly, her dyslexia is not brought up again.
  • Easily Forgiven: Averted. CeCe's irrational hatred towards Logan had already done too much damage. When CeCe does try to make amends, one slip up became the last straw for Logan, who makes it clear that he does not forgive CeCe after all she had done to him. However, in the future-set episode, CeCe and Logan are married, so he must have forgiven her somewhere along the line.
  • Embarrassing First Name: Cecelia.
  • Expy:
  • Feigning Intelligence: CeCe does this twice. First when she starts dating James and tries to be smart like him and second when she goes on a date with a blind guy who is also very smart and pretends to like whatever he says.
  • Fiery Redhead: She's very outspoken and impulsive, and she can be fiery on occasion.
  • Flanderization: CeCe goes from being an average student to a girl who doesn't know what Pittsburgh is in one episode.
  • Flirty Stepsiblings: CeCe and Logan give off these vibes, in a Belligerent Sexual Tension sort of way, although their parents end up calling off their wedding. In the future-set episode, CeCe and Logan are married.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The Foolish to Flynn's Responsible.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: Choleric
  • Genius Ditz: In "Apply It Up", she reveals she knows she is far from the best student, but once she starts dancing, she gets to be a genius. Possibly Hidden Depths, considering her best friend of nearly a decade is the smartest girl in school seeing as Candy Cho has left.
  • Heel–Face Door-Slam: In Love and War it Up, CeCe tries to be a better person for Logan, but after an accident involving CeCe during his badminton game, Logan doesn't buy her attempt at redemption. Of course, CeCe acted like a jerk towards Logan ever since he fired her for legitimate reasons, and this damaged their relationship beyond forgiveness and redemption.
  • Heroic B So D: In "Made in Japan", after their fight and ending friendship, CeCe has her heart broken when Rocky not only hurt her feelings but also when she didn't believe her side of story, although she doesn't blame her for being mad at her. However, despite her hurt feelings, CeCe finally reached her breaking point as she had enough of everyone, especially Rocky, not believing her as a person but hide her hurt feelings with a smile, even to her own family.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners/Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: With Rocky.
  • Hidden Depths: She pushes Rocky to fulfill her dreams because Rocky is the one who convinced CeCe to continue dancing when they were little, and is trying to repay her.
  • I'll Kill You!: Towards Rocky after Tinka dyes CeCe's hair green and frames Rocky. Later on directs this Gunther and Tinka
  • Imagine the Audience Naked: CeCe suggests this to Rocky at the audition so she's not intimidated by the other dancers. It backfires horribly when this produces some rather disturbing mental images.
    • It backfires again when CeCe comes down with Performance Anxiety and Rocky reminds her to do this. The only person CeCe can imagine naked is herself.
  • Informed Ability: CeCe's matchmaking skills. It's only brought up in one episode, and the match in that episode didn't hold up so well. And her ability to never be surprised. Could've just been for parties, but she claims to know everything.
  • Jerkass: Concerning her 'leadership' in her friendship with Rocky. It has been showed, and has been the subject of an episode, that she takes control and decides what they're going to do without so much as telling Rocky. Even worse, when Rocky does it, CeCe looks shocked someone would do that, and Rocky calls her out on it.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She can be very impulsive and known for her selfish moments but she does care about her friends and family, she just as a unique way of showing sometimes, as she does do nice things for them sometimes and she is always trying to help Rocky come out of her shell.
  • Malaproper
  • Manipulative Bitch: She may be The Ditz, but she also manipulates her friends, especially Rocky for her own ends.
  • The Match Maker: CeCe plays Matchmaker for Deuce and Dina in "Match It Up".
  • Meaningful Name: 'Cecelia' means blind. She has dyslexia.
  • Ms. Fanservice: To an extent (see Painted-On Pants).
  • Never My Fault: In Oh Brother It Up, she refuses to own up to her lack of responsibility and when Logan fires her, she just blames everything on him.
    • CeCe selfishly causes ger mother and Jeremy to break up in "Merry Merry It Up" and insists throughout the episode that she has nothing to do with the breakup, repeatedly saying "SHE BROKE UP WITH HIM!!!!". It wasn't until she had Yet Another Christmas Carol experience that she finally realizes her mistake and gets them back together.
  • Odd Couple: Whenever they're interacting as friends, CeCe and Tinka are more likely to team up.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Her real name is Cecelia.
  • Painted-On Pants: Her main means of fanservice.
  • Performance Anxiety: CeCe suffers it in the Pilot episode, which is ironic since she was the most confident about the audition.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Red to Rocky's Blue.
  • Running Gag: Apparently, no one in-universe likes her bangs.
  • She's Got Legs: Though not to the extent of Rocky.
  • Ship Tease: With both Deuce and Gunther.
  • Small Name, Big Ego
  • Spell My Name with an "S": There's little consensus over whether the second "C" should be capitalized.
  • Token White: Among her circle of friends.
    • Subverted backstage: Bella Thorne is actually Latina! CeCe is meant to be Caucasian, though.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: In Season 3.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: According to Bella Thorne, CeCe is the Tomboy to Rocky's Girly Girl. Rocky & CeCe have also been compared to Carly & Sam, respectively. But as seen below, it mostly Depends On The Writer.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: Played with. CeCe is a street smart troublemaker and gets a lot of detention at school. However she's also into fashion and rather ditzy and boy crazy.
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: At her worst.
  • Wearing a Flag on Your Head: CeCe is particularly fond of the Union Jack, and wears it on everything from jackets to karate uniforms.
  • Zany Scheme: The one behind most of them.

     Raquel "Rocky" Blue 

Rocky Blue

Actor: Zendaya

Yeah, that's how it starts, first energy drinks that leads to harder stuff, next thing you know you're thrown off the show, you drop out of school, your mom kicks you out and you're living behind a dumpster and everyone knows that you can't plug your cellphone into a rat's mouth!

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Click here  to see Rocky in season one
Click here  to see Rocky in season two

Raquel "Rocky" Oprah Blue is one of the main protagonists and the lead Deuteragonist on Shake It Up where she dances on the local teen dance show Shake It Up, Chicago! However, in "Ty It Up", she was kicked off the show because the new producer wanted fresh, new faces. She is the daughter of Marcie Blue and Curtis Blue and the younger sister of Ty Blue. She lives in an apartment with her family in the suite above her best friend, CeCe Jones, and her family. Her father is a doctor who later returned in the second season after being away on business trips and working overseas. She attends John Hughes High School in Chicago, Illinois.


Tropes:

  • Academic Athlete: Rocky does well in school and takes part in athletic activities.
  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: Rocky is a tall and mature girl with dark brown hair.
  • Ambiguously Brown: At least until "Heat It Up". Her mother is shown to be black and her father is revealed to be mixed-race. Zendaya herself is half Irish/German/English and half black.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Even discounting the ton of Les Yay she has with CeCe, in "Tunnel It Up" she's definitely put out that the Captain of the basketball team didn't ask her to the dance. The girls basketball team.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: In Ty's eyes anyway.
  • Awesome McCoolname: Subverted as Rocky is her nickname
  • Badass Bookworm: Badass being arguable. She does get to show some of this in "Whodunit Up?" though.
  • Berserk Button:
    • Being called a bad friend.
    • She seems to have been teased far too often in the past for a "growth spurt" that led to her tallness, and is very sensitive about potshots made at her height (she was called "giraffe" by her classmates), even from CeCe. And she will let you know about it.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: If you mess with her friends, or just straight up royally piss her off, she will tell you off. Too bad nothing has been made of her taking karate.
  • Black and Nerdy: Well, half-black, and she's an academic nerd.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: Brunette to CeCe's redhead and Tinka's blonde.
  • Brainy Brunette: In her Power Trio with CeCe and Tinka, she's the brunette and definitely the smartest.
  • Butt-Monkey: She and CeCe are put into this role (together or not) in more than a few episodes.
  • Cannot Tell a Joke: She's not very good at that, and it's kind of a Running Gag.
  • Cassandra Truth: Told CeCe it was Tinka who was sabotaging her.
  • The Cast Show Off: Well, she is a dancer on a show about dancing. ".
  • Cat Fight: Though not an actual one in extent, but she and CeCe do hit one another while at therapy.
  • Character Development:
    • In season 1, Rocky at first was very scared if this happened and was scared of "big kids", she was unsure of herself and wasn't sure if she should follow her dancing dream or not by auditioning for Shake It Up, Chicago!, she cared a lot about her record at school and was very smart, she was hardworking and cared a lot about school. She also freaked out a lot if something bad happened but she always does it anyway by being persuaded by Cece.
    • Rocky was a little more authoritative and confident in season 2. She would often stand up to others and take charge in situations, something that she wouldn't have done in the first season.
    • And in season 3, Rocky is a lot more confident, one of the most confident character on the show. She is a more fearless and is outgoing and casual, she focused more on dancing then school but she is still really smart, Rocky also handled things more maturely then she did in other seasons like not being chosen for Shake It Up, Chicago!. She also stood up for her friends a lot but also thought she could handle anything but realizes she can't, she also tries to get in a good college so she have a good career.
  • Cool Big Sis: When Rocky is about to leave for New York in "Model It Up", Flynn says he's losing his favorite big sister.
  • Cool Loser: Slightly. She's not a loser but her bestie CeCe seems to be more popular.
  • Cute Bruiser: Arguably. She only had limited karate training, but she's undeniably cute. She'd qualify for Girly Bruiser as well.
  • Daddy's Girl: Tries her hardest to get his approval, and he even has a trick to go to her school to give her hugs. Ty, too.
  • Deadpan Snarker: One of the biggest. See Silent Snarker below.
  • Embarrassing First Name: Raquel, of all things.
  • Follow in My Footsteps: Rocky's dad wants her to be a doctor just like him and is opposed to her dancing on Shake It Up Chicago... at least at first.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: Melancholic
  • Geek Physique: Is quite tall (5'10"), skinny, and also the biggest nerd opposed to Henry on the show.
  • Genki Girl
  • Go-Getter Girl: A total overachiever, in contrast to CeCe.
  • Granola Girl: She is a vegetarian and believes strongly in human and animal rights.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners/Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: With CeCe, of course.
  • Hidden Depths: Seen in "Apply It Up". During the interview, she initally starts out by accompanying herself with CeCe. Sudden mood change when she reveals she was bullied as a child. See Kids Are Cruel.
  • Hollywood Nerd: For a supposed "nerd", Rocky is very trendy and attractive.
  • Huge School Girl: At 5'10, who wouldn't be?
  • Hypocritical Humor: Gets on to CeCe for lying, in the same episode she lies as well.
  • Important Hair Cut: Averted kinda. Her hair grew and became much darker and sleeker.
  • Informed Flaw: Her height, though Kenton Duty (Gunther) at 6'1 is noticeably taller, and her enormous feet, which apparently are large enough for her to wear Ty's shoes.
  • Kid Detective: In "Whodunit Up?"
  • Kids Are Cruel: During her interview in "Apply It Up", she talks about going through a drastic growth spurt, and other kids calling her names like "Giraffe" and "Tree", and that it's only when she's dancing does she feel that she's graceful instead of awkward.
    • Further proving a certain WMG.
  • Large Ham: Her facial expressions are always a bit over the top.
  • Morality Chain: She has this role to CeCe, to make sure she doesn't get into too much trouble.
  • Ms. Fanservice: There's no stopping showing off her legs.
  • Nerds Are Sexy: Admit it, you can't wait to see Zendaya all grown up.
  • Nice Girl: Nicer than CeCe, and certainly more reasonable.
  • Obsessed with Perfect Attendance: She has perfect attendance and has gone to some pretty extreme lengths to keep it, including setting three alarms every morning, eatting vegetables she despises to aid her immune system, and even missing her great-aunt's funeral. The realization she will lose her record if she gets suspended is finally enough to snap her out of a temporary Walk On The Wild Side in response to being classified as a goodie-goodie.
  • Odd Couple: Whenever they're interacting as friends, Rocky and Gunther are more likely to team up.
  • Odd Friendship: With Tinka and/or Gunther at times.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Apparently hates her first name. Though in a flashback, she was insistent on being called Raquel. To be fair, she was five.
  • The Perfectionist: Considering her grades.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Blue to CeCe's Red.
  • The Rival: Candy stinkin' Cho!
  • Running Gag: Her height being the the topic of many jokes, usually from the considerably shorter CeCe. Though Kenton Duty is noticeably taller than Zendaya.
  • Sassy Black Girl: Again, half-black. Although, she's only sassy when she gets angry.
  • She's Got Legs: And how. Zendaya has even mention in a magazine article that while other girls got curves, she didn't. Well, not like them. Instead, she got model legs.
  • Ship Tease: With Gunther and Deuce.
  • Shoe Size Angst: Has enormous feet, big enough to wear her brother's shoes.
  • Sidekick: To CeCe. It's often pointed out, and she seems to resent it.
  • Silent Snarker: Best example: "Sweat It Up".
  • Somebody Doesn't Love Raymond: Spends an entire episode trying to get an old lady to like her.
  • Statuesque Stunner: She stands at 5'10. While she is insecure about her height (and was made fun of for it as a child), she's still considered attractive.
  • Token Good Teammate: Probably the only character who is not a jerk, and not to mention sane and rational minded.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Seemingly the Girly Girl to CeCe's Tomboy, but with closer look Rocky takes part in more athletic activities, is slightly less fashion crazy and boy crazy (especially in later episodes). Mostly Depending on the Writer.
  • Tomboyish Name: Her nickname "Rocky" is not very feminine.
  • The Unfavorite: Concerning the four main dancers, especially on Shake It Up! Chicago, she is often treated as such. Even by CeCe.

     Flynn Jones 
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Portrayed by: Davis Cleveland

Flynn Jones is a main character on Shake It Up. He is the youngest character of them all on the show at 11 years old. He is the son of Georgia Jones and J.J. Jones and the younger brother of "CeCe" Jones. He lives in an apartment with his mom and sister in the suite below the Blue family. He is often babysitted by some of his friends; Ty Blue, Deuce Martinez, and sometimes Gunther Hessenheffer (along with Tinka Hessenheffer). He is often seen with his best friend Henry Dillon. He attends an elementary school in Chicago, Illinois. His parents are divorced and his father lives in Florida.


Tropes Associated With Flynn Jones:
  • Adorably Precocious Child: He handwaves that he's "the only responsible person around here", and even got a model to like him, saying he's adorable.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Ty calls Flynn "Little {Noun}", i.e. "Little Dude" or "Little Man".
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: To CeCe.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: He's more than capable of running circles around the rest of the cast and is even hired by a toy company in one episode for his product expertise, but he'd rather focus on his video games and just being a kid.
    • According to CeCe, he installed wifi at three and helped with tax refund at six. Sometimes you gotta wonder why his mom thought he needs Henry to rub off to him.
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     Ty Blue 
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Portrayed by: Roshon Fegan

Ty Blue is a main character on Shake It Up. He is the son of Curtis Blue and Marcie Blue and the older brother of Rocky Blue. He is friends with "CeCe" Jones, Gunther Hessenheffer and Deuce Martinez. He lives in an apartment in Chicago, Illinois with his family in the suite above the Jones family, for whom he often babysits Flynn Jones. His father is a doctor that returned in the second season after being away on business trips and working overseas. Although he is a very good dancer, he does not want to go try out for Shake It Up, Chicago!, claiming he doesn't "dance for the man". Instead, he aspires to be a rapper. Later, he changes his mind and reveals to his sister Rocky that he does want to be a dancer on Shake It Up, Chicago! and attends the auditions for the revamped version of the show, with Tinka Hessenheffer as his dance partner. He is eventually made the show's new host. He attends John Hughes High School.


Tropes Associated With Ty Blue:

     Martin "Deuce" Martinez 
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Portrayed by: Adam Irigoyen

Martin "Deuce" Martinez is a main character on Shake It Up. He has been described as a con-man, usually seen selling random things from the inside of his jacket. Deuce has connections to everything ("Add It Up"). His father George Martinez was seen in a episode but not his mother or sister, however they were mentioned. He has many family members. A handful of his cousins have been seen in different episodes. His most prominent family member is Uncle Frank, who owns Crusty's, where Deuce works. He attends John Hughes High School in Chicago, Illinois with his friends, Ty Blue, Rocky Blue, and "CeCe" Jones. He usually babysits Flynn Jones and is in a strong relationship with Dina Garcia. He can speak fluent Spanish, as seen in "Twist It Up" and "Weird It Up".


Tropes Associated With Martin "Deuce" Martinez:

     Gunther and Tinka Hessenheffer 
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Portrayed by: Kenton Duty

Gunther Greg Hessenheffer is a main character who appeared in the first two seasons of Shake It Up where he dances on the local teen dance show, Shake It Up, Chicago!. He’s the son of Kashlack Hessenheffer and Squitza Hessenheffer and the fraternal twin brother of Tinka Hessenheffer. He lives in an apartment with his family in Chicago, Illinois and attends John Hughes High School with Shake It Up, Chicago! dancers, CeCe Jones and Rocky Blue. He has a screaming goat named Screamie. He has been an exchange student along with Tinka since the first grade and was born in a small mountain country in Europe that has never been addressed by name, but referred to many times.


Tinka Hessenheffer

Actor: Caroline Sunshine

You thought I was pretty in high school? I mean I thought I was pretty, but I didn't know you did!

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Click here  to see Tinka in season one
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Tinka Hessenheffer is a main character in the TV series, Shake It Up. Tinka dances on the local popular teen dance show, Shake It Up, Chicago!. She is the daughter of Kashlack Hessenheffer and Squitza Hessenheffer and the fraternal twin sister of Gunther Hessenheffer. She lives in an apartment with her family in Chicago, Illinois and attends John Hughes High School with fellow Shake It Up, Chicago! dancers, Rocky Blue and CeCe Jones. There rarely is a time when Tinka isn't making a remark to CeCe and Rocky with her brother, Gunther. She has been an exchange student since the first grade, which is weird because she remembers a lot from home, and was born in a small mountain country in Europe that has never been addressed by name, but referred to many times. She was a recurring character in Season 1, although being one of the core characters in the show, likely due to Disney Channel's strict rule of having only 6 starring cast members on all their programs, but was upgraded to a main cast member in Season 2. Once frenemies, she became friends with Rocky Blue and CeCe Jones in Fire It Up.


Tropes Associated With Gunther and Tinka Hessenheffer:

  • Will They or Won't They?: Tinka and Ty after "Add It Up". According to "Future It Up", they will, but it'll take 22 years.

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Recurring Characters

     Dina Garcia 
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Portrayed by: Ainsley Bailey

Dina Maria Louisa Schwartz-Garcia is the daughter of Don Rio Garcia and Mrs. Garcia. She has the same personality as Deuce Martinez and is dating him. They are alike in many ways. Dina comes from a very rich family. Dina has a pet pig named Pinkie. Dina is much like her boyfriend, Deuce, as she sells items around the school and wears colorful headphones around her neck a lot. She possess a New Jersey accent.


Tropes Associated With Dina Garcia:

     Georgia Jones 
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Portrayed by: Anita Barone

Georgia Jones is the mother of both CeCe Jones and Flynn Jones. She is divorced from her children's father, J.J. Jones. She works as a police officer. Her first appearance was in "Start It Up" and she is the ex-fiance of Jeremy Hunter.


Tropes Associated With Georgia Jones:

  • Glamorous Single Mother: How else could she afford a three bedroom apartment on a cop salary? Well, since she is in good terms with her ex, he likely sends the child support cheques on time.
  • Older Than She Looks: Georgia Jones is more than likely in her mid-to-late thirties considering CeCe's age. However Anita Barone is 48 years of age which is almost old enough to be Flynn's Grandma. And while she looks closer to 50 than 40 in the face, her body doesn't look older than 35.

     Henry Dillon 
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Portrayed by: Buddy Handleson

Henry Dillon is Flynn's best friend when they met in "Add It Up" through CeCe Jones. Henry started out as CeCe's math tutor and was the one who revealed that she had dyslexia. He is a super genius, having graduated college and teaches at various levels of schooling.


Tropes Associated With Henry Dillon:

     Gary Wilde 
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Portrayed by: R. Brandon Johnson

Gary Wilde is the devilishly handsome, egocentric and narcissistic former host/producer of the television dance show, Shake It Up, Chicago! He tends to take credit for what other people do and is a bit self-involved at times. However when it comes down to it, he usually ends up doing what is right.


Tropes Associated With Gary Wilde:

  • Drunk on Milk: He ordered several pizzas after the loss of Shake It Up! Chicago
  • Narcissist: Obsessed with himself, and has a tendency to forget other people's names.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: Gary to Ryan Seacrest.
  • Put on a Bus: As of Ty It Up, he is no longer the host of Shake It Up! Chicago, and has been replaced by Ty Blue

     Logan Hunter 
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Portrayed by: Leo Howard

Logan Hunter appears in multiple Season 3 episodes of Shake It Up. Logan is the son of Jeremy Hunter and was going to be CeCe Jones and Flynn Jones's stepbrother and Georgia Jones's stepson, until I Do It Up, when Georgia and Jeremy don't get married because they felt that they rushed into their relationship. Logan and CeCe do still see each other, because Logan and Rocky end-up dating for 6 days then they break up, because CeCe gave Logan another chance and Logan didn't give CeCe a chance.


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