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Series / Zixx

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Zixx is a science-fiction TV show created by Jeffrey Hirschfield. It ran from 2004 to 2009 on YTV (with a brief run on Cartoon Network), and had three seasons: Zixx: Level One, Zixx: Level Two, and Zixx: Level Three. It is about an alien named Zixx and her partner Flanngo, as they team up with humans to save the universe from an evil alien called Oncolon.

Zixx Contains examples of

  • Adults Are Useless: Neither Murray (Adam's Uncle) from season 1, Megan's mom from season 2, or Dewey (Dwayne's dad) from season 3 learns about their mission, even though strange things happen around them.
  • Aliens Speaking English: All of the aliens on the show speak English.
  • Always Identical Twins: Although they are not seen together at the same time, Merle is Earl's identical twin brother.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Despite being cousins instead of siblings, Riley is like this to Megan.
  • Body Snatcher: Thar has the ability to take over another person's body and control them, which he did to various characters, such as Dwayne and Amy.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Flanngo is this, though Zixx has her moments as well.
    Zixx [After her, Riley, Megan, Tharrpex, and Flanngo became stranded over an abyss] O.K, who's had enough relaxing now?
  • Humanoid Aliens: Any alien that appears on Earth is like this.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Flanngo. He tends to criticize the humans, but shows he cares, as shown by how he spoke up for Megan when she lost the Sword Replica.
  • Jumped at the Call: Once Dwayne finds out about the keep, he wants to be on the team.
  • Orcus on His Throne: Oncalon has to spend most of the series in a healing tank due to grievous, life-threatening injuries he sustained before the show started. In his stead he sends his various lieutenants to do his dirty work until he's regenerated.
  • Put On The Bus: Griff after season 1. Adam appears in one episode in season 2, but then is put on the bus as well.
  • Reality Ensues: Main characters have to miss missions due to other commitments, as would happen when trying to hide the fact you’re saving the world.
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  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Riley and Tharpex do not work well together when they first meet.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Markko. He shapeshifts to appear to other characters, causing confusion.


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