The Official Phineas and Ferb Fanon Newsletter Reboot, Issue 3, 1 February, 2012
Shipping – An Editorial
By J. Severe
Months later, the show hits television. At first, it’s not so popular, but then soon, it gains a huge fanbase of loyal… well, fans. Some simply like it, others seek to collect every piece of merchandise based on it, a few write fan fics, and a certain few engage in an activity that causes certain controversy on the internet. This activity can take over people’s mind. This activity can brainwash people – making it seem as if it’s more important than it really is. It can change people – turn them into monsters with no remorse for what they have done or about to do as long as that thing is done. Of course, what I’m talking about is…
SHIPPING. (thunder boom)
For many eons – and by eons I mean years – shipping has become a major part of various communities. Shipping can be fun, joyful even. However, shipping can also cause pain and sorrow. Distraught and disaster. Think I’m lying? Think again. I once knew a man. A kind man. He was welcomed by most, and was a fine contributor to the arts. But soon, we saw through his façade. We could see that something was wrong with him… that his mind was overcome with the evils of shipping.
It caused him to turn against things that opposed his beliefs – and those he did as well. He was not the person we once knew him to be. As a last resort, he was dealt with by mighty steel kicking boot stomping, thrown into the depths of cyberspace, never to be seen or heard from again.
Don’t get me wrong – some shipping can be beneficial. Healthy even, as long as it isn’t taken to extreme heights. For example, take into account the Phineas and Ferb community, demonstrated right here in our fair wiki. Some shippings such as Ferbella and Phinessa, are genius, and the shippers of them are a polite and sophisticated bunch. The greatest shipping of all time, Baljinda, is so awesome that it transcends the limits of awesomeness. However, the shipping of Phinbella has created a cult of crazed Phinbella shippers who will stop at nothing to integrate it into the show whichever way they can.
Some crazed Phinbella shippers take the least Phinbella moments in the show and somehow morph it into some way in which they believe will end with the two kissing. And, of course, when the two actually DID kiss in the series’ television movie, they ravaged the internet with their “ZOMFG THEY KISSED”, “PHINBELLA IS HAPPENING”, “WILL DEY ZTARTZ DATING?!!!1!!+shift+caps lock+windows key+!!!”-esque rants. Some have gone so far as to deliberately vandalize pages on the canon wiki, and even one daring shipper posed as co-creator Jeff “Swampy” Marsh and created a conspiracy in which he/she supposedly confirmed that Phineas and Isabella would begin dating, hence changing the show forever. Eventually, the real Swampy showed up and that guy was busted, go figure.
Don’t get me wrong, however – shipping is not entirely evil. You can enjoy shipping in the right way – just be considerate of others, and don’t get consumed by its evils. Together, we can make the internet a better place for us all to stalk other people. Thank you for listening, good night, and remember…
P.S. It would seem I forgot to mention to mention crack shipping… Oh well, at least it got a shout-out in this post message, so technically, it’s not entirely left out, but uh… You know, what, I’ll just shut up now.
Goldy's Reviews: Arrested Development
The Gurgy Hour
Hello, and welcome to the gurgy hour! Today, we bring another…
…okay, our first one,
But still! So on February 13th, we will see the birthday of Kelly hu, a great voice actress on Phineas and ferb.
So today’s spotlight will be…
Stacy Hirano is the 15 year old japanese best friend of Candace Flynn .She has a turquoise t-shirt, along with a blue skirt. She wears a blue bow on her head which is her trademark look. In addition, she has a purple bracelet on her arm, and light blue stockings paired with black dress shoes on her legs. She also has dark skin, brown eyes and long black hair. She was first mentioned in the pilot episode Rollercoaster, and made her first appearance in the second episode, Lawn Gnome beach party of terror. She looks very adorab-
…No, I can’t bring fanboy-ness into this. Spotlight are for facts, not opinions…even if I am right. Anyway, Stacy’s main role in the show Is to be the friend of Candace, who gives her advice about stuff like brothers, and guys. She also is one of the two things keeping Candace from going bonkers. The other being Jeremy
She is also rumored to be related to the fireside girl Ginger. Dan povenmire said Hirano Is the last name of A fireside girl. He didn’t specify, but it could be ginger. However, Kelly hu recently said someone (forgot the name) was brought on to do a voice for stacy’s sister in an episode. What could this mean? You be the judge!
That’s totally not les yay, we promise. But most of the time stacy is a nice and tolerant person. She is also a good snarker and does get some good lines in, despite being nice. A good example is in the episode “Magic carpet ride”. She should start a standup career!
You know how most shows have that one dumb character? Stacy is one the closest to being one. Though she is perfectly calm, and sane compared to most of the characters, she has been known for being distracted. This was first seen in “Put that putter away” where Stacy is told to bust Phineas and Ferb and the awesomeness of their invention distracts her. Oh and she also became the disco minautre golfing queen and had a really cute out-
She also doesn’t know what airline food is. But she has a point? What truly IS airline food? Wikipedia says it is a meal served to passengers on board a commercial airliner. But what does Wikipedia know?! NOTHING THAT’S WHAT!
Stacy is also into fashion, which is also a big part of her. But’s it is mostly used for a running gag. But this also ads to her distraction thing. This has been seen in both “Day of the living gelatin” and its partner episode “Elementary my dear stacy”. This is also part of the fact that she and Candace spoof common teenage girl stereotypes.
Anyway, it is also mentioned In one episode that she will be the president of Uruguay in the future. And now that image is in my head…
POPULARITY: Stacy is one of the most popular non-main characters in the show. This may be due to her good personality, funny moments and being adorabl-
…I won’t even bother to slap myself.
She has over 800 pictures on deviant art, including ones that are…dirty, but that’s only like a few. She also has many RP accounts on Twitter and facebook. I’ve spoken to the twitter ones…they are awesome. She sadly doesn’t one of those cool Ask blogs on tumblr. She needs one!
(Don’t look up stacy on tumblr. I did and I found…weird images)]
She is one the main characters to attract fanboys. I am one of them, but that would be going into a weird area….
She surged in popularity once she donned a disco golf outfit, and she became even more well known the more her traits began to show. Mainly in season 3.
MERCHANDISE: Sadly, stacy doesn’t have much merch.
She has a poster a friend of mine found at walmart. She has sticker in a P&F activity book. She also her own Top trumps card, which revealed she likes figure skating!
I think she needs a plush like Candace does. And maybe more of her episodes should be on DVD. Her biggest episode to be on DVD is Attack of the 50ft sister!
PLACE IN THE FANDOM:
The fandom likes to do stuff with stacy.
She doesn’t have many fanfics, but most of them are cool. A decent one is “Spot of blue amongst the gray” which is a 2nd dimension fic. It’s pretty cool!
As for shipping…well that’s an interesting subject.
She is shipped with Candace, due to the les yay that shows up. I think it’s kinda cute myself, it’s mostly friendship anyway.
She is also shipped with Phineas, since there’s a theory Phineas likes stacy. It sounds interesting. It could make for some good fanfics. But Phineas better back off cuz she’s mine! …ignore that.
She is also shipped with Coltrane, who was introduced in one episode to be a possible love interest, but it did not add much to the overall plot of the episode. Plus he hasn’t an actual speaking role since then. People still ship them, not as much.
In “The secret of success”,. She hit on a guy named chad, so I guess she’s moved on. People ship them too btw.
Another cool ship is Stacy/Albert. They haven’t met in canon, but I think it could work. Some people ship and it could be a bigger ship then some others!
oh, and i've seen her shipped with...jeremy. don't ask.
VOICE ACTOR: Stacy is voiced by Kelly Hu. She actually looks a bit like stacy, if she were older. Kelly is most famous for being lady deathstrike in x men 2. She doesn’t talk in it, but dang, she can fight.
And she was also in the cult film Surf Ninja’s as a island princess the main character had to marry. Lucky… Kelly hu also starred in The Scorpion king, in which she is…kinda…half naked… I haven’t seen it yet.
She provides to voice for Cheshire on Young justice. I think she’s just as awesome as stacy in the voice/looks department. I say you check these movies and shows out. She’s pretty awesome as stacy, and I’ve spoken to her on twitter! YAY!
That’s it for today’s spotlight. As you can see, stacy is a cool character, who is nice, and can be funny and cute as well!
Bye, and happy…very early, birthday Kelly hu!
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