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From left to right: Ludmila, León, Violetta, Tomás and Francesca.

"Cantar es lo que soy."*

Violetta is a Disney Channel teen soap opera that first aired on May 14th, 2012 in Latin America. After a run of 240 episodes across three seasons, it ended on February 6th, 2015.

Violetta (Martina Stoessel) is a teenage Argentine girl who has just moved back to her hometown, Buenos Aires, from Spain. There, she will find love and discover her talent for music. However, her father, Germán (Diego Ramos), forbids her to pursue her talent because her mother died in an accident during a concert tour he wanted her to take. From time to time, she escapes to an art academy for teens called Studio 21, where she meets new friends, finds love, and works on her music.

From season 2 onwards, Violetta and friends deal with their fame from being featured on the YouMix website in the second half of season one, whose partnership with the studio also causes it to be rebranded as Studio On Beat. Germán struggles with giving Violetta her freedom but tries his best to support her through her journey. While she continues to deal with love triangles, Violetta will also face new challenges and changes in her life.

Being co-produced with Pol-Ka Productions, this is Disney Channel's first original telenovela. Thanks to its success, it wouldn't be the last; with Soy Luna, Disney XD's O11CE (known in English as 11), and BIA releasing afterwards. Violetta was mostly shot in Argentina, but has a multinational cast and has been aired in at least 140 countries. It received a rare (at the time) live-action English dub that first aired in the United Kingdom and Ireland on July 22nd, 2013. In the United States, the first season originally aired in Spanish on Azteca from September 1st, 2014. Eventually, on July 10th, 2015, Netflix put the first two seasons on their streaming service dubbed and subbed, with the last season following on December 31st of that year. As of 2020, the complete series can be seen on Disney+ either dubbed or with dubtitles.

After the series ended, a movie, titled Tini: El gran cambio de Violetta* (Tini: The New Life of Violetta in English) was first released in France on May 4th, 2016, with the rest of Europe and Latin America getting theatrical releases soon after. Some time after the series finale, Violetta returns from an exhausting world tour and is shaken by rumors surrounding her love life. Germán gives his daughter an invitation to spend some time with a mysterious family friend named Isabella at her house for young artists in Italy. There, she will try and find her true self and inspiration... and also find herself in another love triangle. The film ties in with Stoessel's start of her solo career, and is inspired by her transitioning to a post-Violetta life. It is available on Netflix in the US and Canada, and on Disney+ or HBO Go elsewhere.

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This work provides examples of:

  • Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder: With Tomás Put on a Bus at the end of season 1, Violetta and Francesca, who both had very strong feelings for him, find new love interests in Diego and Marco respectively.
  • Alpha Bitch: Played straight with Ludmila,
  • Abusive Parents: Ludmila's mother Priscila abuses her daughter emotionally, threatens her, and forces her to do things she doesn’t want to do. She also pushes Violetta, the daughter of her then-partner Germán, down a flight of stairs on the street.
  • Actor Allusion: Before Diego's audition at the studio in Season 2, Beto asks him if he's going to sing "Chachi Piruli" (the song actor Diego Dominguez sang at Eurojunior in 2003).
  • And Starring:
    • Season 1: And the Special Guest Appearance of Alberto Fernández de Rosa.
    • Season 2: With the Special Appearance of Mirta Wons and the Special Guest Appearance of Alberto Fernández de Rosa.
    • Season 3: With the Special Appearance of Mirta Wons and the Special Guest Appearance of Nacho Gadano.
  • Back for the Finale: Officer Parodi and Matias are shown to have made up at the wedding at the end. Marotti is present too despite not being relevant to the plot after Ludmila quits YouMix.
  • Battle of the Sexes: One forms in mid season 2, where the kids have a karaoke duel.
    • Later on the two groups are given an assignment by Pablo to write songs that represent femininity and masculinity *, which some of the kids treat as this.
  • Beta Couple:
    • Season 1: Tomás and Francesca (broke up), Broduey and Camila (broke up off-screen), Maxi and Naty, Angie and Pablo (broke up).
    • Season 2: Marco and Francesca (broke up and rekindled), Broduey and Camila (rekindled), Maxi and Naty.
    • Season 3: Marco and Francesca (broke up), Diego and Francesca, Broduey and Camila, Maxi and Naty, Federico and Ludmila (broke up and rekindled), Clement and Gery, Olga and Ramallo, Angie and Germán, Pablo and Brenda, Jade and Nicolás, Matías and Inspector Parodi.
  • Better as Friends:
    • Tomás and Francesca date briefly near the end of season 1 before deciding this, as well as Tomás' lingering feelings towards Violetta and Francesca's jealousy.
    • Camila and Maxi go on a date and kiss in season 2 but realize there was nothing there.
  • Betty and Veronica: With both the teenagers and adults.
    • Violetta's love triangles throughout the entire series with her being the Archie, also applies to León in the second and third seasons.
      • The good-hearted Tomás is the Betty to the arrogant León's Veronica in season 1.
      • After Tomás is Put on a Bus, season 2 has León become the Betty to his evil counterpart Diego's Veronica.
      • Come the third season, León is the Betty to new transfer student Clement's Veronica.
      • The strong and independent Lara is the Veronica to Violetta's Betty in season 2.
      • In season 3, the despicable Gery takes over as the Veronica to Violetta's Betty.
    • Violetta (Betty) / Ludmila (Veronica) / Tomás (Archie).
    • Francesca (Betty) / Ludmila (Veronica) / Tomás (Archie).
    • Violetta (Betty) / Ludmila (Veronica) / León (Archie).
    • León (Betty) / Federico (Veronica) / Violetta (Archie).
    • As for Camila (Archie), Seba from the RockBones unknowingly plays the Veronica to Broduey's Betty.
    • For Maxi (Archie), a girl from Poland named Mathilda, who starts spending time with him, is the Veronica to Naty's Betty.
    • Francesca (Betty) / Ana (Veronica) / Marco (Archie).
    • Germán's love triangles with his significant others.
      • Season 1. Angie (Betty) / Jade (Veronica) / Germán (Archie).
      • Season 2. Angie (Betty) / Esmeralda (Veronica) / Germán (Archie).
      • Season 3. Angie (Betty) / Priscila (Veronica) / Germán (Archie).
    • The Germán/Pablo/Angie love triangle. Germán would be considered as the Veronica: rich, strict and no-nonsense. Pablo would arguably be the Betty; a calm, comprehensive and laid-back teacher (and director of the Studio), but relatively a Reasonable Authority Figure, and because he's known Angie longer than Germán has. However, with Pablo's jealousy over Angie's feelings for Germán, he ends up becoming the Veronica, while Germán takes over as the Betty through most of their tender moments in season 1.
    • Angie/Jackie/Pablo: Pablo is Archie, the blond attractive but self-centeted Jackie is the Veronica and his longtime friend and crush Angie is Betty.
    • Having a huge crush on her, Beto plays the Veronica to Pablo's Betty for Jackie.
  • Big Bad Ensemble: Ludmila, Gregório, Diego, and to a certain extent, Jade and Matias and later Ludmilla‘s mother Priscilla, Milton and Gery.
  • Big "NO!": Maxi has one in slow-motion when Ludmila deliberately squirts her juice onto his laptop, causing it to shut off with an assingment for Pablo's class in it.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: Violetta, Francesca, and Camila in season 3.
  • Blunt Metaphors Trauma: In season 1, one of the running gags is Francesca getting sayings wrong and when someone corrects her, not understanding what they're trying to say. The first part of the gag is justified, as she is Italian and not completely fluent in Spanish yet. The second part is always Played for Laughs.
  • Book Ends:
    • All three seasons begin with Violetta at an airport, narrating her life up to that point, and end with her winking to the audience after the final musical number, except after the monologue in season three, it turns out that she's actually in the middle of a live performance.
    • The ending of The Stinger has a close up of Violetta closing her diary, with an old animation of the show's logo following, as the music-box version of the theme song play in the background, mirroring a teaser from before the show started.
  • The Bus Came Back: Federico comes back to Buenos Aires in the second half of season 2, and Angie makes a couple of apperances in season 3 before moving back to Buenos Aires.
  • Cannot Talk to Women: Poor Braco ends up speaking in Russian or whatever language whenever he tries to talk to a girl he likes.
  • Cassandra Truth: Lampshaded by Francesca in season 2, episode 75:
    Francesca [to Leon]: You were right. You always suspected Ludmila and Diego and we didn't believe you.
  • Catchphrase: "Ludmila se va."*
    • "En mi pais hay una palabra para eso."*
  • Celebrity Star: Bridgit Mendler's appearance in season 2, R5's appearance in season 3, and, to a lesser extent, College 11's appearance in season 1.
  • Character Shilling: In season 1, a lot of time is spent with the other characters talking up how amazing and talented Violetta is, almost to a cartoonish degree. The singing competition halfway through the season was especially full of this. It was toned down a bit in later seasons, though.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Luca, Braco, and Napo are no where to be seen in Season 2. No one has really acknowledged either characters' absence, aside from a brief mention of Luca as Francesca gets ready to move back to Italy. Lara also falls under this in season 3.
  • Cliffhanger: Being a telenovela, it's to be expected that most, if not all, episodes end with at least a minor one to be resolved easily the following day. However, unlike other programs in the format, the show would take months long breaks during first run airings. The following examples occurred before such breaks in its original Latin American run.
    • Season 1, Episode 40: Gregorio ruins the show being run by Studio 21. Angie and German make it in time to see the destruction, but we don't know if German saw Violetta on stage. Fortunately, he didn't.
    • Season 2, Episode 40: Violetta appears to have officially lost her voice after a large performance. Jade announces she'll tell "the truth" to German in front of Esmeralda after she discovers Matias has run away. Francesca tells Marco that she is returning to Italy. Angie overhears Naty figuring out Ludmila's plan with Diego and Violetta.
    • Season 3, Episode 20: Before a performance in Spain, Pablo gets a call that has him wanting to cancel the show. The screen fades to black before he is able to tell the students what it was. It turns out to be Antonio's death.
    • Season 3, Episode 40: The studio is in danger of closing, again, and León discovers Violetta was Roxy this whole time after a kiss.
    • Season 3, Episode 60: Jade is in the process of closing the studio after she discovers that German still has feelings for Angie, despite his relationship with Priscila. León and Violetta, after over half a season of fighting, share a kiss during a music video shooting.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Jade and her brother, Matias.
  • Comically Missing the Point: Andres does this a lot. Also, Francesca is season 1. (See Blunt Metaphors Trauma above).
  • Comic Role Play: In season 2, the teachers at the On Beat studio do a group therapy exercise where each has to imitate another, with hilarious results.
  • Cover Version: Ahí Estare in season 1, which was from Cuando Toca la Campana.
  • Creator Cameo: Director Martin Saban makes an appearance at the end as a guest at German and Angie's wedding.
  • Crossover: Rock Bones of the Disney XD series Peter Punk have guest starred on the show in season 1 and had a minor role in the last two seasons. Also, the contest winner who appears early on in the second season, DJ, is from Cuando toca la campana, the Latin American version of As the Bell Rings.
  • Crowd Song: Everyone at Angie's wedding dances and sings to Crecimos Juntos at the end of the original cut of the series finale.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: The show attempts this with Ludmila multiple times. Once at the last episode of season one, another as a result of Ludmila falling in love with Federico during season two, and the last being a major plot throughout season three.
  • Disappeared Dad: Ludmila's divorced father is revealed to be living in Africa during Season 3.
    • Visit by Divorced Dad: Ludmila's father drops by near the end of the season to make up with her.
    • Diego's father has been absent for all of his life and a major plot point near the end of season 2 revolves around him trying to find any hint that leads to him. It turns out to be Gregorio, and the two quickly form a close relationship.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: A conversation between Gregorio and Diego in season 3 sounds suspiciously similar to the birds-and-bees talk a parent gives their kid.
  • "Do It Yourself" Theme Tune: En mi mundo, preformed by Martina Stoessel. She also sings the Italian and English intros.
    • The English dub uses a different version of En mi mundo sung by Violetta's dub voice Cristina Vee for a few episodes in season 2.
  • Dub-Induced Plot Hole:
    • The moments where characters are recognized as being from a different country based off of their accent play out weirdly in the English dub, to the chagrin of bilingual viewers.
    • When León asks Violetta, disguised as Roxy, to sing a song for him, her solution is to sing a song in English to try and not blow her cover. The English dub opted to keep the song in question in English and only retained her reasoning that it would be a song that León isn't familiar with.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Jade is horrified when she learns that Priscila pushed Violetta down the stairs, stating that she never would have done something like that.
  • Fantasy-Forbidding Father: In Season 1 German is determined to do whatever it takes to stop Violetta from following her mother's footsteps which forces her to secretly join the Studio in order to follow her dream
    • In Season 3 Nicolas is this to Clement/Alex. He is obsessed with the idea of his son taking over his company in the future and doesn't want to hear a word about him being a musician.
  • First Guy Wins: Averted. Tomás was the first boy Violetta fell in love with and the first one introduced, but Violetta ultimately ends up with León. However, this seemingly wasn't always going to be the case (See What Could Have Been on the trivia page for more).
  • Foreign Language Theme: In some countries that don't have Spanish as an official language, the theme song is changed to a dubbed one. However, the songs sung in-universe are kept in Spanish.
    • In the English-dubbed version, the songs are translated into English as well. The Mandarin and Nordic dubs use these songs.
  • Freudian Excuse: Ludmila being emotionally abused by her Mother is one of the main reasons why she’s the Alpha Bitch.
  • Freudian Excuse Is No Excuse: While growing up without a father is upsetting, that doesn't give Diego the right to lie to a girl for months on end and take advantage of her. To be fair it wasn't entirely a lie and Diego is aware that his backstory doesn't change what he did.
  • Gold Digger: Matias and Jade. Matias actually pushes Jade into a marriage with Germán so they can share his income, and then does it again in season 3 with Nicolas.
  • Gratuitous English: Used a lot in the show. A few songs are performed in English in seasons 2 and 3 as well.
    Ludmila: English is mine.
  • Gratuitous Italian: Thanks to Francesca, Luca, and Federico. Multiple songs were translated and sung in Italian as well.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Angie.
  • Hypocrite:
    • German is obviously this to Violetta when he constantly lies to her, seeing it as the only way to keep her safe. However, he overreacts in a very harsh way when Violetta herself also lies to him, although her intentions were good. In addition, when she is trying to tell the truth, he refuses to believe her, including the fact of German wrongfully accusing Violetta of sabotaging his relationship with Priscila. Ludmila had actually committed the deed herself and framed the innocent Violetta for it; the matter was eventually settled and German apologized to Violetta.
    • Violetta, at a lesser extent, when she disguises herself as Roxy as she believes that there is something going on between Leon and Gery. She is caught on her lie by Angie and her friends who all understandably reprimand her for playing with Leon's feelings.
  • Homeschooled Kids: Violetta mentions that she's had a tutor through out her time in Europe. Angie is later hired for the job.
  • Iconic Item:
    • Violetta's diary.
    • Maxi's snapback hats.
  • Immoral Reality Show: Downplayed. While Talents 21 itself is a harmless talent contest, the people behind it record personal moments between contestants and use Manipulative Editing to cause drama, which leads to the Studio kids arguing constantly and distrusting each other.
  • Inconsistent Dub: The English localization tends to change the lyrics to the songs every now and then. Half the songs from the first season got completely rewritten for the second season.
    • There are actually two different translations to En mi mundo that were used. One is sung by Martina Stoessel for the theme song and the other is sung in-universe by someone else, whose lyrics change occasionally.
  • It's a Costume Party, I Swear!: Results in Violetta attending a party in an angel costume.
  • Keep It Foreign: In season 2, the students are given an assignment to make an English cover of a song. The English dub changes this so that they make a French cover instead.
  • Killed Off for Real: Antonio during season 3. While the series doesn't spend much time grieving over him, it does focus on what happens to professional relations between the studio and investors as a result of his death.
  • Large Ham: Jade and Matias as part of their Cloud Cuckoolander trait. Also, Gregorio, especially in season 1.
  • Lighter and Softer: A retroactive example. In comparison to it's spirtual successors, Violetta lacks any dark or edgy subplots, and is mostly light-hearted and comedic.
  • Living a Double Life:
    • At the start of season one, Angie tries to separate her jobs as an instructor at Studio 21 and as Violetta's private tutor as much as she can.
    • In season three, Clement attends Studio On Beat under the name "Alex" in an attempt to hide from his dad, who does not want him to become a musician.
  • Local Hangout: Resto Band in season 1. With Luca disappearing in the later seasons, Resto Band disappears with him.
  • Love Dodecahedron: Oh boy...
    • León went out with Ludmila before she fell in love with Tomás and he fell in love with Violetta. Violetta is in love with both León and Tomás. Francesca loves Tomás, but he likes her only as a friend. Along with Camila, she also had a crush on Broduey for some time, though. In Season 2, we have Lara, who likes León too, and Diego, who will fight for Violetta after Tomás is Put on a Bus. Season 3 brings us Clement, who likes Violetta after she helps him get in the studio, and Gery, who falls in love with León after he helps her land a job at Gregorio's new dance studio, Art Rebel. Somewhere along the way, Violetta accidentally catches the interest of León while masquerading as Roxy.
    • And for the adults, Jade is engaged to Germán so she and Matias can steal his money, but he can't stop thinking of Angie, who Pablo and Rafa Palmer are also interested in during season 1. Eventually in season 2, Pablo gets over his feelings for Angie when he meets Jackie, whom Beto also has feelings for, while Germán falls in love with Esmeralda, an actress paid by Jade and Mati in a complicated scheme, leaving Angie alone... And when season 3 comes around, Jade is still hung up on Germán, who has fallen for Priscila, but catches the attention of Nicolas.
  • Love Triangle:
    • Marco's ex-girlfriend from Mexico, Ana, tries to tear his relationship with Francesca apart so she can get him back... it didn't work.
    • During season 2, Oscar Cardozo falls in love with Olga, to Ramallo's dismay. Later in season 3, Olga and Beto fall in love after she has a fall out with Ramallo over commitment issues, but Olga's love for Beto fades after a while.
  • Meet Cute: Tomás and Violetta in the very first episode, where he catches her when she trips in the mud. Called back to in the second to last episode of season 1 when they have their Big Damn Kiss.
  • Missing Mom: The aforementioned mom of Violetta.
  • Mistaken for Cheating: Seeing as this is an over dramatic Telenovela, this happens a lot with the main couples.
    • In 1.76, when Camila and Naty thought that Broduey and Maxi were in love with Valeria and were using her to make them jealous, not knowing that she was Broduey's cousin, had a boyfriend and, with the consent of both boys, she actually wanted to use them to make her boyfriend jealous since he did not return her calls. Not to mention that both couples were having a bad time: Camila found out that Broduey had returned to the band and didn't tell her, while Ludmila told Naty about a bet that Maxi and Andres made to get girls.
  • Multinational Team: Tomás, Diego, and Naty are Spanish. León, Marco, and Gery are Mexican. Francesca, her brother Luca, and Federico are Italian. Broduey is Brazilian. Clement/Alex is French. Braco is from a country that he never really gets the chance to say. All the other main characters are Argentinian.
    • Plus, Violetta grew up in Spain.
    • In season 2, Libi, a contest winner from Israel, joins the gang for a few episodes. Matylda from Poland has a similar situation in season 3.
  • My Sister Is Off-Limits: Luca is very defensive when it comes to someone wanting to date Francesca. Same goes for Andrés when it comes to his sister.
  • Not Me This Time: Part of Ludmila's defence when she gets accused to pushing Violetta down a set of stairs. Violetta as well when Leon accuses her of cancelling an appointment meant for him and his band with a label. Priscila and Gery were the true culprits and had framed both of them.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero:
    • Olga's nosiness and blunt honesty in uncomfortable situations, such as telling German that Violetta went out to see Tomas or that she had escaped to the Studio when he wrongfully accused her of sabotaging his relationship with Priscila, forbidding her from going anywhere unless she took responsibility for her actions.
    • In 2.79, when Beto unknowingly locked Marco up in the fish tank. Marco was supposed to meet with Francesca to work out their relationship, which has been waning due to Ana's manipulative actions. However, because of Beto's foolishness, Francesca got mad at Marco, mistakenly believing that he had stood her up. In 2.80, they get back together after their friends arrange for Beto to clear up the misunderstanding.
  • Oblivious to Love: Tomás, to Francesca.
    • Ramallo, to Olga.
    • Violetta, to Braco.
    • León, to Gery.
    • Violetta, to Alex.
  • Open Mouth, Insert Foot: Occurs a lot, especially in season 1 where most of the characters lie so hard they start digging their own grave. This trope was actually quoted verbatim by Angie in the English dub.
  • Pair the Spares: A non-romantic example. During the Soy Mi Mejor Momento number at the end of season 2, all of Violetta's friends are paired up with whomever they end up with romantically (Maxi and Naty, Camila and Broduey, Ludmila and Federico and Francesca and Diego). This leaves Marco (who is Put on a Bus in season 3) and Andres (who doesn't end up with anyone), who are paired together.
  • Parent with New Paramour: German has a new love interest every season: Jade in season 1, Esmeralda in season 2, and Priscila (Ludmila's mother) in season 3. He eventually marries Angie.
  • Poor Communication Kills: In the first episode, Tomás enters the Studio to make a delivery and momentarily stops by a classroom admiring a guitar being played by someone else. León shows up and, assuming he was staring at his girfriend Ludmila, sarcastically asked him if he liked her. Believing he meant the guitar, Tomás replies "yes". León tries gently to get him to back off telling him that she's owned, but Tomás still doesn't get the hint and says that he already knows that, causing León to become violent and believe that he is trying to provoke a reaction from him. Tomás once again becomes a victim to León's verbal abuse over this situation when he catches him and Ludmila talking.
  • Put on a Bus:
    • Tomas returns to Spain when an opportunity to pursue his music closer to home pops up at the end of season one.
    • Marco is given the chance to go to London to attend a different school. He accepts, and is last seen wishing the gang good luck before a performance in Spain.
  • Promotion to Opening Titles: Season 3 adds Federico and Marotti to the main cast.
  • Rags to Riches: Downplayed with the Studio. While it does have a track record of successful alumni, it often has trouble finding new students and faces threats of closing multiple times. But after the events of season 1 with the Talents 21 show, the studio becomes rather famous.
  • Rearrange the Song:
    • Along with each season getting a new mix of the theme song, an assignment during Season 2 had the students do this along with filming a music video for it.
    • Along with many Dub Name Changes, the Dutch dub rearranges and translates the song to "The World is Mine" with Dutch and English lyrics. Eventually, they reverted it back to the original.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: After finding out that Jeremiah was German in disguise so that he could spy on Violetta, Angie reminds him of past situations when he was lied to by both her and Violetta, not to mention the fact that his second girlfriend, Esmeralda, who has hired by Jade and Matias to steal all of his money, deceived him as well. Angie states that Violetta only wants to be loved and supported by him, yet German keeps on being held back by this constant habit.
    Angie: Do you realize it's always about you and that you're so selfish? Violetta only needs your love and your trust and it's nothing but lies. Didn't you learn anything last year? Okay, tell me this. How did you feel when you found out that I was Violetta's aunt? How did you feel when you found out Violetta was lying to you because she couldn't follow her real dream? How did you feel when you found out about Esmeralda...?
    German: I know, I know. It was wrong what I did, but...it was the only choice that I had.
    Angie: I don't believe you. This is too much.
  • Running Gag:
    • Francesca's Blunt Metaphors Trauma.
    • Braco getting interrupted as he's about to reveal his home country.
    • Characters getting Marotti's name wrong.
  • Same Language Dub:
    • Rock Bones's performance with Violetta in Season 1. While the boys' singing was left untouched, Martina Stoessel's singing was dubbed in by her English singing VO. Italian singing was dubbed during Season 1 too.
    • The English songs from season 2 onward were dubbed by the European singing voices, despite lacking consistency with any of the other voices.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here:
    • In 2.55, Jackie, during a teacher therapy, loses her patience and resigns from the Studio out of anger after Pablo accidentally calls her "Angie".
    • In 2.61, Angie had found out that Jeremiah was German in disguise. No longer able to trust him anymore, she decides in later episodes to move to France and apply for another job there. Violetta decides to let Angie go after overhearing her and Antonio talking about it. However, she later returns to Buenos Aires in 3.15.
  • Second Episode Introduction:
    • Despite being featured in the opening sequence, Ludmila's cousin, Napo, isn't introduced until around episode 10. Broduey, also in the intro, doesn't make his first appearance until after the halfway point of season 1.
    • Marco made his first appearance in the second episode of season 2.
    • Although she had a role in promos filmed for the season, Gery doesn't start appearing until a couple of weeks into season 3.
  • Series Fauxnale: Season 3 was announced as the final season, with some plots that started in season 1, namely the Will They or Won't They? plot between Angie and German, wrapping up in the finale. The Movie that takes place after it makes it this.
  • Staircase Tumble: Two contrasting examples in season 3.
    • Around the beginning, when the gang returns from Spain, Ludmila finds herself on a luggage cart going down an escalator. Played for Laughs.
    • In the last quarter of the season, Violetta gets pushed down a flight of stairs by Priscila. Played for Drama.
  • Subtitles Are Superfluous: The subtitles on Disney+ for season 1 are pretty inconsistent. They switch from Dubtitles to direct translations rather randomly. The other seasons just use Dubtitles however.
  • That Syncing Feeling: Half way through season 2, Violetta loses her voice after a big performance, and Marotti forces her to lip sync until she recovers. She and her friends are very against the idea.
    • Made funnier knowing that large portions of their world tours were lipsynced.
  • The Stinger: There were two for the Grand Finale:
    • For the Latin American airings, a special interstitial played with Violetta reflecting back on moments throughout the series while writing in her diary for the last time.
    • An extended version of the episode added an extra scene after the final number where the students of Studio On Beat reflect on the past and say their farewells to the academy. This aired internationally as a separate special.
  • Talent Show: The school partners up with a web company called YouMix for one called "Talentos XXL".
  • Tell Me About My Mother: Violetta sometimes asks her father this, but he rarely talks about her dead mother. Angie, on the other hand, readily tells her niece stories about Maria's youth.
  • The Song Remains the Same: The English dub usually averts this, but College 11's performance was kept unchanged, since it was in English.
  • Trailers Always Spoil: It's common for the end credits to have the next episode's cliffhanger play during the montage, or spoil the outcome for some minor plots.
    • Averted whenever the show goes on a break, which happened halfway through the season for Seasons 1 and 2, and every twenty episodes for Season 3. Instead, a music video from the episode plays in the preview section of the credits (exceptions being the last two breaks of the series, which used clips from the following week).
  • Two-Person Love Triangle: In season 2, German dresses up as Jeremiah to watch over Violetta at the studio, while Angie starts having feelings for Jeremiah, along with her pre-established feelings for German.
    • In season 3, Violetta does the same thing to spy on Leon, dressing up as Roxy. Leon develops a crush on Roxy, much to Violetta's dismay.
  • Two-Teacher School: For a school with a reputation for having successful alumni, it's hard to believe that the the most teachers that were employed at a time is five. (Gregorio, Angie, Pablo, Jackie, and Beto)
  • Villain Song: Downplayed with Destinada a Brillar. While it is Ludmila's Leitmotif, other students do sing it from time to time.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?:
    • We never find out what happens to Esmeralda after Jade frames her for stealing German's money.
    • We also never find out with what happens to the boy band project sponsored by the studio that León and his friends were going to participate in near the end of the season.
  • What Song Was This Again?: The English dub and the translations used in the original were victims of this. Some songs got closer to the spirit of the original (Destinada a brillar to Destined to Shine), but others ended up changing lyrics completely (Voy por ti to More Tears).
    • An odd example happens in the season 3 opener, where León sings "Las Mañanitas," a traditional Mexican birthday song sung throughout Latin America. Of course, the dub localized this to be a completely different song with the same tune.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Violetta's friends are upset with Andrés after finding out that Gregorio expelled Tomás from the Studio because of him since he deliberately provoked Tomás, on Gregorio's orders, into pushing him to a dumpster by saying awful things about Violetta that weren't true.
  • World of Ham: It's an Argentine soap opera after all.
  • You Are Grounded!: Near the end of season 1, Germán finally finds out that Violetta has been attending the Studio behind his back and this is how he reacts, forbidding her from doing anything related to music.

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