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'''NARRATOR STRONG BAD:''' Teen Girl Squad! Cheerleader! ''{top 40 hits!}'' So and So! ''{hooked on classics!}'' What's Her Face! ''{college radio!}'' The Ugly One! ''{listens to pine bark!}''
'''NARRATOR STRONG BAD:''' Teen Girl Squad! Cheerleader! ''{top 40 hits!}'' So and So! ''{hooked on classics!}'' What's Her Face! ''{college radio!}'' The Ugly One! ''{listens to pine bark!}''
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''{The girls are sitting at their desks in class. Cheerleader's shirt says "Suga Sweet". Cheerleader's desk has a square of paper, So and So's desk has a lamp on it, The Ugly One's desk has an open book on it, and What's Her Face's desk's legs are bent.}''
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''{The girls are sitting at their desks in class. The Cheerleader shirt says "Suga Sweet". The Cheerleader's desk has a square of paper, So and So's desk has a lamp on it, The Ugly One's desk has an open book on it, and What's Her Face's desk's legs are bent.}''
'''INTERCOM:''' And lunch today will be a breadtangle of pizza. Don't forget the battle of the bands this Friday. Tompkins, point your rear end in the direction of the principal's office.
'''INTERCOM:''' And lunch today will be a breadtangle of pizza. Don't forget the battle of the bands this Friday. Tompkins, point your rear end in the direction of the principal's office.
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'''WHAT'S HER FACE:''' Can I not get stuck playing bass?
'''WHAT'S HER FACE:''' Can I not get stuck playing bass?
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'''CHEERLEADER, SO AND SO and THE UGLY ONE:''' NO WAY!! ''{What's Her Face frowns.}''
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'''CHEERLEADER, SO AND SO and THE UGLY ONE:''' NO WAY!!
'''SO AND SO:''' We'll be called "Smartly Pretty".
'''SO AND SO:''' We'll be called "Smartly Pretty".
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'''CHEERLEADER:''' Yes Mrs. So-and-so... -erson.
'''CHEERLEADER:''' Yes Mrs. So-and-so... -erson.
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''{Mrs. So-and-so-erson vanishes. The girls' instruments appear: Cheerleader with a guitar, So and So on keyboard, What's Her Face on bass, and The Ugly One on drums.}''
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''{Mrs. So-and-so-erson vanishes. The girls' instruments appear, Cheerleader with a guitar, So and So on keyboard, What's Her Face on bass and The Ugly One on drums.}''
'''SO AND SO:''' Count us off, The Ugly One.
'''SO AND SO:''' Count us off, The Ugly One.
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'''INTERCOM:''' Next up is "Kissyboots".
'''INTERCOM:''' Next up is "Kissyboots".
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''{Cut to Cheerleader and What's Her Face, probably back stage. Cheerleader's shirt now says "X-girl". Cheerleader holds a heart-shaped guitar with three necks, and What's Her Face has a bass.}''
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''{Cut to Cheerleader and What's Her Face, probably back stage. Cheerleader's shirt now says "X-girl". Cheerleader holds a heart-shaped guitar with three necks and What's Her Face has a bass.}''
'''CHEERLEADER:''' Where is So and So? We can't play the hits without her!
'''CHEERLEADER:''' Where is So and So? We can't play the hits without her!
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''{Cut to So and So in a dressing room. Her hair is dyed black, and she is wearing a black t-shirt with [[Strong Sad]]'s face on it and heavy black makeup.}''
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''{Cut to So and So in a dressing room. Her hair is dyed black and she wears a black t-shirt with [[Strong Sad]]'s face on it and heavy black makeup.}''
'''SO AND SO:''' I'm going with that gloomy keyboardist look I keep hearing about!
'''SO AND SO:''' I'm going with that gloomy keyboardist look I keep hearing about!
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*Click the "!" to see what happened to Tompkins.
*Click the "!" to see what happened to Tompkins.
:''{Tompkins and Strong Bad are in the prinicpal's <!--SIC--> office. Tompkins is standing to the left of Strong Bad. Strong Bad has a sign on his desk reading "PRINICPAL"<!--sic--> and has a Sega cartridge saying "Road Rash". Tompkins is wearing shorts, and has his right hand in his pocket. Tompkins is also wearing a T-Shirt with the word "Truk"<!--sic--> and a poorly drawn truck on it}''
:''{Tompkins and Strong Bad are in the prinicpal's <!--SIC--> office. Tompkins is standing to the left of Strong Bad. Strong Bad has a sign on his desk reading "PRINICPAL"<!--sic--> and has a Sega cartridge saying "Road Rash". Tompkins is wearing shorts, and has his right hand in his pocket. Tompkins is also wearing a T-Shirt with the word "Truk"<!--sic--> and a poorly drawn truck on it}''
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:'''TOMPKINS:''' Aw, come on prinicpal ''{pronounced as prin-ick-PAL}'' Strong Bad. I only stole ONE Sega tape!
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:'''TOMPKINS:''' Aw, come on prinicpal ''{pronounced as prin-ICK-pal}'' Strong Bad. I only stole ONE Sega tape!
:'''STRONG BAD:''' That's just it, Tompkins... You could have stolen UPWARDS of one Sega tape.
:'''STRONG BAD:''' That's just it, Tompkins... You could have stolen UPWARDS of one Sega tape.
:'''TOMPKINS:''' Awww PEAS!
:'''TOMPKINS:''' Awww PEAS!
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*This is the first time someone says the word "[[crap]]" in a Teen Girl Squad issue.
*This is the first time someone says the word "[[crap]]" in a Teen Girl Squad issue.
*The main stage also appears in both the main email and an Easter egg in [[death metal]].
*The main stage also appears in both the main email and an Easter egg in [[death metal]].
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*Smartly Pretty is spelled using [[Wikipedia:Algebra|algebra]] symbols.
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*Smartly Pretty is spelled using [[Wikipedia: algebra|algebra]] symbols.
*In the Easter egg, each of the pizza shapes is an actual geometric shape: rectangle, trapezoid, parallelogram, and rhombus.
*In the Easter egg, each of the pizza shapes is an actual geometric shape: rectangle, trapezoid, parallelogram, and rhombus.
*This is the first of five consecutive issues featuring a Strong Bad cameo.
*This is the first of five consecutive issues featuring a Strong Bad cameo.
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*Cheerleader, So and So, and The Ugly One have no chairs by or attached to their desks to sit on.
*Cheerleader, So and So, and The Ugly One have no chairs by or attached to their desks to sit on.
*During their first practice session, What's Her Face looks like she is playing some odd mix between a Gibson Explorer and a Fender Jazz Bass, and Cheerleader is playing a Gibson V-Factor (more commonly known as the Flying V) with a Fender headstock. Also, the necks and heads of the two guitars are the same.
*During their first practice session, What's Her Face looks like she is playing some odd mix between a Gibson Explorer and a Fender Jazz Bass, and Cheerleader is playing a Gibson V-Factor (more commonly known as the Flying V) with a Fender headstock. Also, the necks and heads of the two guitars are the same.
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*In Issue 7 of Teen Girl Squad, the girls tell on Tompkins for "making a swear" when he said heck. In this issue, he says "Awww, Peas!", an example of a [[Wikipedia:Minced oath|minced oath]].
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*In issue 7 of Teen Girl Squad, the girls tell on Tompkins for "making a swear" when he said heck. In this issue, he says "Awww, Peas!", an example of a [[Wikipedia:Minced oath|minced oath]].
*Bread[[tangle]], breadpazoid, breadallelogram, and brhombus are [[portmanteaus]] involving [[bread]].
*Bread[[tangle]], breadpazoid, breadallelogram, and brhombus are [[portmanteaus]] involving [[bread]].
*What's Her Face holds her bass guitar [[Left Handedness|left-handed]].
*What's Her Face holds her bass guitar [[Left Handedness|left-handed]].
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=== Goofs ===
=== Goofs ===
[[Image:Ugly One Blue Pen Lines.PNG|thumb|Leather Black? We just call that blue.]]
[[Image:Ugly One Blue Pen Lines.PNG|thumb|Leather Black? We just call that blue.]]
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*The blue lines on the paper are misplaced inside Tompkins's speech bubble in the Easter egg.
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*The blue lines on the paper are misplaced inside Tompkins' speech bubble in the Easter egg.
*When Mrs. So-and-So-erson finishes talking, the piano loop overlaps.
*When Mrs. So-and-So-erson finishes talking, the piano loop overlaps.
*At the beginning, two of The Ugly One's fingers are dark blue, and when she raises her arms they are both colored dark blue.
*At the beginning, two of The Ugly One's fingers are dark blue, and when she raises her arms they are both colored dark blue.
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*The goblins and the gamer's multi-sided die are staples of [[Wikipedia:Role playing game|RPGs]] such as [[Wikipedia:Dungeons and dragons|Dungeons & Dragons]].
*The goblins and the gamer's multi-sided die are staples of [[Wikipedia:Role playing game|RPGs]] such as [[Wikipedia:Dungeons and dragons|Dungeons & Dragons]].
*The opening quote for So and So "[http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000063T50/002-1408612-1164808?v=glance Hooked on Classics]" refers to a real compilation album. It consists of classical musical themes set against rock beats.
*The opening quote for So and So "[http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000063T50/002-1408612-1164808?v=glance Hooked on Classics]" refers to a real compilation album. It consists of classical musical themes set against rock beats.
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*Fatty's Big Chance is presumably a [[Wikipedia:ska|ska]] band, with his checkered pants and the phrase "pick-it-up".
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*Fatty's Big Chance is clearly a [[Wikipedia:ska|ska]] band, with his checkered pants and the phrase "pick-it-up".
**This is likely a specific reference to the 1970s British ska band [[Wikipedia:Bad Manners|Bad Manners]] and its fat, shaven-headed singer [[Wikipedia:Buster Bloodvessel|Buster Bloodvessel]]. The checkered pants match the standard set by the British ska label [[Wikipedia:Two Tone|Two Tone]], on which Bad Manners recorded. Additionally, Bad Manners recorded the song "Lip Up, Fatty".
**This is likely a specific reference to the 1970s British ska band [[Wikipedia:Bad Manners|Bad Manners]] and its fat, shaven-headed singer [[Wikipedia:Buster Bloodvessel|Buster Bloodvessel]]. The checkered pants match the standard set by the British ska label [[Wikipedia:Two Tone|Two Tone]], on which Bad Manners recorded. Additionally, Bad Manners recorded the song "Lip Up, Fatty".
*What's Her Face's bass transforming into a shark is a reference to the 1997 TV special, "[[IMDB:tt0218329|Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees]]". During a musical sequence, Mike's guitar turns into a shark.
*What's Her Face's bass transforming into a shark is a reference to the 1997 TV special, "[[IMDB:tt0218329|Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees]]". During a musical sequence, Mike's guitar turns into a shark.

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