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Geordie Shore is a British reality television series which airs on MTV and, as the name implies, set in Newcastle upon Tyne. It was first broadcast on 24 May 2011, and is the British version of the popular American show Jersey Shore.

Geordie Shore Tropes Way-ay!:

  • Accidental Misnaming: Chloe was unable to pronounce Newbie Electra's name in Season 14, and ended up calling her, Electric and Alexis.
  • The Alcoholic: Pretty much everybody on the show.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Chloe is straight, but she does have lesbian vibes, especially with Marnie. And she had sex with Charlotte in Season 12.
  • Ambiguously Brown: Thanks to all the spray tan everyone uses (maybe except Greg).
    • Jay. Even without a tan of some sorts, he has a darker complexion compared to other cast members.
  • All Love Is Unrequited: Happens most of the time in the series. In the Fifth Season, where Charlotte confessed that she loved Gary, and he responds in a way that Charlotte didn't expect.
    • Chloe and Scotty T in the 11th Season, in the same way that happened above. Chloe and Marty had this issue as well.
    • Averted with Aaron and Marnie, and they become a couple. Too bad that it was a very hostile relationship.
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  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: Vicky, and to an extent Marnie.
  • Bigger Is Better in Bed: Gary's Penis is called the Parsnip. Other Cast members is this as well, like Scotty T and Marty.
  • Black Best Friend: Nathan is this to Chloe, and the rest of his castmates. He's also the Gay Best Friend too.
  • Book Dumb: Some of the Cast aren't that smart. Like Holly, which was lampshaded in the 7th season when she tried to join MENSA.
    • Chloe is this also.
    • Gary didn't know what 'Inkling' is.
  • Break the Cutie: Charlotte, you would feel really sorry for her if Gary does something like cheating on her or getting on with someone right in front of her.
    • For Holly, in the Season 1 finale, She was tired of being disliked in the house and decided to leave, only for Jay to insult her, and breaks down in tears. In Season 10, Kyle said he didn't want to have any sort of relationship with her. And the following season, Kyle broke up with her, and he disrespected her afterwards, and then when he decides to leave the show, Holly is absolutely devastated.
  • Breakout Character: Vicky Patterson has had the most success after leaving the show in Season 9. Had her own show Judge Geordie, won I'm a Celebrity in 2015 and got to host Loose Women (for a bit).
    • Charlotte also got to co host another MTV UK series Just Tattoo of Us in 2017. She won Celebrity Big Brother UK in 2013.
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    • Scotty T also won Celebrity Big Brother UK in 2016.
  • British Brevity: Up until Season 11, every season had at least 6-8 episodes, and at least two seasons is shown every year.
  • The Bro Code: Season 8 was a good example of this, Aaron joined the cast and showed interest in Marnie, but after Gary and Marnie had hooked up and later ended things, he decided not to pursue her because of his respect for Gary. Gary revealed that he hooked up with Marnie after Season 7 wrapped production, and Scott (who was previously upset about this) was trying to get with Marnie back in Season 7. Gary and Marnie hooking up after Season 7 was finally revealed, which lead to Scott punching a window.
    • The girls have this as well, called the Girl Code.
  • The Bus Came Back:
    • Jay was the first to come back to Geordie Shore in Season 6 and 7 after leaving in Season 3. He did come back in the Birthday Bash Season.
    • Sophie came back (and so did most of the former cast) for the Birthday Bash. She returned full time in Season 13.
  • Butt-Monkey: Nathan starting in Season 12. Dan was this also.
  • The Casanova: Gary, who is said to have slept with with over 1000 women. Scott isn't far behind too.
  • Cat Fight: There have been a few fights between some of the girls which have been physical. One example was A very drunk and jealous Chloe grabbing Zahida by the hair and throwing her to the floor after thinking she was flirting with Marty.
  • Confession Cam: Well this is a reality TV series.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: In the 7th season, this happened to Sophie and Vicky. Vicky was not seen after episode 2, and Sophie disappeared during episode 3. This is due to a situation during filming whrn they got into an altercation with someone, which had the police getting involved. Vicky returned the next season, Sophie did not.
  • Da Chief: Boss Anna.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Most of the cast is this but Vicky is the main offender.
  • The Ditz: Charlotte and Chloe.
  • Dumb Muscle: Scotty T. His famous line is "Even I Know that 4x4 is 8!"
    • Charlotte claimed that James is one in Season 4.
  • Early Installment Weirdness:
    • The first season was set in a house compared to the warehouse that had been used afterwards.
    • Also in the first season, Sophie and Holly's hair were dark, and Jay was more of a Jerkass. James did not have his famous Combover in this season.
    • Scotty T Large Hamminess side didn't appear until Season 7.
  • Early-Bird Cameo:
    • Marnie can be seen talking to Greg in Season 1.
    • Holly pulls Aaron in Season 2.
  • Fanservice: Both in equal parts.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: This is an MTV UK series, so everything gets past the radar.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners:
    • Gary is very close to all the guys who have been on Geordie Shore. Well mainly to Aaron and Scotty T.
    • Holly and Charlotte are close too. And the three of them are close to Sophie as well, and Marnie depending.
    • Chloe and Marnie are close too, a bit too close at times.
  • Jerkass: Gary sometimes comes across as this. Marty also.
  • Ladykiller in Love: Gary when it comes to Charlotte around Season 12 and the Big Birthday Bash Season.
  • Large Ham: Pretty much everyone on this show is very over the top.
  • Later Installment Weirdness: Its weird not seeing Geordie Shore Originals like Holly, Vicky, James and Charlotte in later seasons.
  • Loads and Loads of Characters: There have been lots of people coming in and leaving the show. Season 14 was a huge mess.
  • Long Runner: For a British Reality TV series. Has 15 Seasons and over 130 episodes.
  • Naked People Are Funny: Happens quite a number of times. Mostly used for fanservice.
  • Not Even Bothering with the Accent: Holly isn't even a Geordie, and it's even noticeable compared to the rest of the cast.
  • One Steve Limit: There have been four Dans who have appeared on Geordie Shore. Holly, Marnie and Vicky all had boyfriends named Dan. Not forgetting Dan who joined in Season 4.
  • Precision F-Strike: Every swear word isn't blurted out, except for Cunt.
  • Raven Hair, Ivory Skin: Vicky, Rebecca, Marnie and Newbie Sarah.
  • Real Life Writes the Plot: Sometimes what happens off camera results what happens on the show.
    • Ricci was forced to leave after ending his engagement with Vicky after Season 5 ended filming.
    • Charlotte chose to leave the show after her eptopic pregancy, and Gary cheated on her, again.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Chantelle does this in Season 13 after her attempt to defend Chloe to Marty goes flat.
  • Sweeps Week Lesbian Kiss: There have been a number of instances where members of the same sex have kissed on this show. One example was Charlotte and Chloe, which sort of got out of hand when they proceeded to sex together, whilst Chantelle was in the room.
    • The boys have also kissed each other too.
  • Team Mom: Vicky was this (since she was the oldest female in the house) to the rest of the girls, with a mix of Cool Big Sis. After Sophie's return, she becomes this.
  • Team Dad: James in his last few seasons was always there to talk to if anyone was having problems.
    • Gary becomes this in more recent seasons, and he even lampshaded it.
  • Trash the Set: When someone is really drunk and angry, they tend to kick the telephone box in the living room, and throw things around.
  • Unresolved Sexual Tension: Aaron and Marnie had this since Season 8. they finally have sex in the Big Birthday Bash.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Vicky and Rebecca get to this stage towards the end of Season 3.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: This is what you can expect from when you get half a cast full attractive dudes.
  • Wham Episode: In 5x06, Charlotte told Gary that she loved him, but he didn't return the affection. Come 5x07, Charlotte attacked Gary during a house party because he was getting with a girl. Security came in to separate her from Gary.
  • Will They or Won't They?:
    • Gary and Charlotte. They've had an on/off relationship for most of the series, but they get together in Big Birthday Bash. But now, they won't, now that Charlotte has left (and is not on good terms with Gary) and has a boyfriend.
    • Aaron and Marnie. At the moment, they aren't together.
    • Sophie and Joel had in Season 2, but they have been together for six years.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Happens a lot in the Series.
    • Gary is a main offender of this, mainly towards Charlotte.
      • Although in Big Birthday Bash, Charlotte (although drunk) kissed Marty.
    • Holly did cheat on her season 1 boyfriend Dan numerous times, and he didn't seem too bothered about it.
    • In Season 10, Marnie who had a boyfriend, and she still kissed Aaron, after arguing.

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