Everyone knows about the frenemy relationship between Baljeet and Buford but now that they're teenagers, Baljeet has become quite annoyed with his friend's antics. When Wendy asks Baljeet to the dance, he's ecstatic until Buford starts ignoring him. Baljeet is terrified and devastated at the loss of his closest protector and the rest of the Summer Vacation Gang are determined to find out what's up with Buford.
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More Trouble Than Its Worth contains examples of:
- I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: Wendy has legitimate feelings for Baljeet (hence why she wanted to go to the dance with him) but once she figures out that he likes Buford, she pushes him to confess to his true crush and is only moderately disappointed it's not her Baljeet wants.
- Jerk Jock: The football player who starts harassing Baljeet after Buford starts ignoring him.
- Official Couple: Phinbella and eventually Bujeet.
- OOC Is Serious Business: Buford is in utter shock at the idea of Baljeet not paying attention in class because he's been ignoring him.
- Shipper on Deck: Phineas, Isabella, Ferb and Wendy are Bujeet shippers once they figure out that it's there.
- Sickening Sweethearts: Phineas and Isabella.
- Slap-Slap-Kiss: Technically what Buford's relationship with Baljeet is.
- Tsundere: Buford is a tsun-tsun type towards Baljeet.
- True Companions: Phineas, Ferb and Isabella to both Buford and Baljeet; they do everything in their power to help the two of them reconcile and try to prod them together romantically, ultimately successfully.
- Violently Protective Boyfriend: Buford deliberately picks a fight with a football player who gave Baljeet a black eye.