- Acceptable Targets : Lead actress Kirstie Alley's weight, obviously. Many of the applicable fat tropes apply, from Big Beautiful Woman (Kirstie) to You Are Fat. She engages in Post-Stress Overeating and we see examples of the Fat Idiot in the way she acts, which doesn't help her cause.
- Hollywood Homely: Played with. A fuller and frumpily dressed Mayim Bialik is Kirstie's Jerkass neighbor who enjoys trolling her about her weight, despite her appearance (even next to the likes of Rachael Harris and Big Beautiful Woman Kirstie) manages to attract some male attention and gets laid. Kirstie doesn't even offer a comeback about her less-than-glam appearance.
YMMV / Fat Actress