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What About Mimi? is a Canadian Animated Series that aired on Teletoon on October 4th, 2000.

The show focused on Mimi Morton, a young 11 year-old girl who lives in the town of Starfish Bay. It follows her life as she attends school, hangs out with her friends, and deals with her former friend turned Alpha Bitch, Sincerity Travers.

What About Mimi? contains examples of:

  • Alliterative Name:
    • Mimi Morton
    • Marv Morton
    • "Jokers Wild" introduces Jamie Jones.
  • Alpha Bitch: Sincerity Travers.
  • The Bully: Two, Brock and Buddy Wickersham.
  • Catchphrase: "Mimi's got a plan."
  • Eye-Obscuring Hat: Lodeman wears one.
  • Expy: Mimi Morton is basically Canada's answer to Pepper Ann.
  • Free the Frogs: Mimi and Russell do this in "Leapfrog", thinking Mr. Petri brought in live frogs to dissect. However, it actually turned out that the frogs were Northern Spotted Swamp Toads, which are an endangered species. They spend the episode trying to track them down, and discover they've been procreating in the sewers.
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  • Former Friend of Alpha Bitch: Mimi and Sincerity were friends back in Kindergarten, but as they got older, their interests changed and they grew apart.
  • Friend to All Living Things: Elaine Pituskin. She even has a whole bunch of pets.
  • Grumpy Old Man: Mr. Greely.
  • Imagine Spot: Plenty, usually courtesy of Mimi.
  • Nerd: Herbert Finkle.
  • Shout-Out: The bullies are called Brock and Buddy Wickersham.
  • Upper-Class Twit: Mr. and Mrs. Travers.
  • Vocal Dissonance: Jake Amore in "A Star Isn't Born" is a very big, muscular man. In his movies, he has a very deep, baritone voice. However, it's digitally altered. His actual voice is very high and squeaky.
  • The Von Trope Family: Russel Van Eden.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Sincerity's hair is pink.
  • Youthful Freckles: Mimi and Bradley.


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