I’m unsure if this comparison exists already, but seeing as Tina Belcher from Bob’s Burgers and Lumpy Space Princess (LSP) from Adventure Time are two of my most beloved television characters of all time, I thought I would go ahead and make a blerg post about them. These two characters represent the epitome of the phrase, “always be true to yourself.” Through this comparison, I hope it becomes clear that they are fantastic models for morality, honesty, and integrity.
This is Tina Belcher:
She is the eldest daughter of Bob and Linda Belcher, and sister to Gene and Louise. Her family owns a restaurant, Bob’s Burgers.
This is Lumpy Space Princesss, more commonly known as, LSP:
LSP presumably lives in Lumpy Space with her parents. Although, she often runs away and spends time wandering all over the Land of Ooo (the main setting in Adventure Time).
The Tina Trinity: Boys, Zombies, and Unicorns
Tina loves boys, zombies, and unicorns; not always in that order.
(I love the swagger of zombies too, Tina. Me too.)
Tina’s most highly-prized boy is a young lad named Jimmy Junior, a fellow student at Wagstaff School. Although Tina is religiously devoted to Jimmy, she is especially dedicated to his butt.
Sadly for Tina, Jimmy is not as enthusiastic towards romance as she would like. Still, her fixation on him (and his butt cheeks) remains strong.
Boys, zombies, and unicorns all converge in Tina’s fan fiction – a notebook filled with her fantasy musings.
The LSP Trinity: Boys, Independence, and Physical Appearance
Much like Tina, LSP dedicates her time to hunting down “hot guys” to date and potentially marry. Unlike Tina, LSP’s priorities are unrealistically high.
Back in Lumpy Space, LSP does everything she can to gain independence from her parents, including living out in the wilderness with a can of beans, and joining a pack of wolves.
Like Tina, LSP enjoys writing and dreams of an exciting career as a famous novelist.
LSP’s biggest trait is her obsession with, well, herself. She has no filter, and is well-aware of her best features. There is no shame here, folks.
Need a fresh dose of reality? Tina and LSP have got you covered. Whether it’s a reflection on their own lives or a reflection on the lives of others, they always know what to say.
In bad times:
They know what to say to make things right:
Tina and LSP are fluent in the language of sass. This takes years of experience, persistence, and a ruthless mentality.
Be True to Yourself
Above all, Tina and LSP both possess the ability to remain true to who they are; individuality is of the utmost importance.
So here’s to you Tina Belcher – you strong, smart, sensual woman. You unicorn-fantasizing, boy-chasing, crap-attacking, zombie-butt cheek checking, adolescent.
And to you, LSP – you lumpy, trashy-novel, beauty queen, drama-bomb, fresh-to-death, honest-to-glob, princess.
(Angry LSP by Ricardo Perez Moreno)
Stay weird; stay awesome; stay you.
(note about images: with the exception of the first image before the title of this post, the rest of the images featured are not mine. They’re mostly screenshots from the two featured tv shows, and a few I’ve found using google. I’ve given credit to the images when I’ve found the source. If you happen to know the source of the uncredited images, please let me know in the comments, thanks!)