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We are Smarkle!
Isadora and Farkle together.
Farkle and I are perfect for each other.
Isadora: [to Lucas] I just always say those things because I guess I'm a little insecure that Farkle doesn't really, really like me as much as he says, so I guess I'm just trying to protect myself.
Farkle: You don't have to, Isadora. I like you exactly as much as I say. It's possible I might even like you more than "like you". I don't know, right now that's just a hypothesis. [...]
I think we're a perfect match.
Isadora: You do?
Farkle: Yeah.
[...]
Isadora: Define "I might even like you more than 'like you'."
Farkle: I like you so much that when I'm 16, I'll tell you to go study in Sweden if you really want to.
Isadora: No. I'm going to stupid Princeton with you.
—Isadora and Farkle in Girl Meets Sweet Sixteen


Farkle and Isadora (also known as Smarkle), is the romantic pairing of Farkle Minkus and Isadora Smackle. They shared an intense academic competitive dynamic, representing their rival schools, John Quincy Adams and Einstein Academy, with Isadora being victorious the majority of the time. They considered themselves to be the (scholastic) arch nemesis of the other, but outside of school, they share several common friends. Isadora had developed a crush on Farkle, which Farkle did not reciprocate. But, after Girl Meets Farkle, Farkle started to have feelings towards her. In Girl Meets Texas (Part 3), he told Cory when he thought of her, the only thing he could think of is "Blawalalalalala!". He admits to Cory that looking into her goofy, brown eyes makes him lovestruck.

In Girl Meets the New Year, Farkle and Smackle officially start dating.

Other names

  • Smarkle (Sm/ackle and F/arkle)
  • Farckle  (Far/kle and Sma/ckle)
  • Fadora (Fa/rkle and Isa/dora)
  • Fisadora (F/arkle and Isadora)
  • Isarkle (Isa/dora and Fa/rkle)
  • Farkle (Far/kle and Smac/kle)

History

Season 1

Girl Meets Popular

As Riley was well aware of where he lived, Farkle knew he needed an alternate
I'm a female, farkle

I'm A Female, Farkle

place to hold the party. Selecting Isadora Smackle's home as the optimum choice, Farkle suspected she would agree to his request, but not without conditions. Isadora only made a single simple stipulation: for the entire length of the gathering, Farkle was required to don a shirt bearing the likeness of Albert Einstein, the namesake of her school. For the sake of his plan to finally demonstrate to Riley just how much the two of them were actually alike, Farkle calculated that ceding yet another (albeit minor) victory to Smackle was a price he was willing to pay. However, Smackle would come to regret agreeing to the bargain, as from the moment Farkle announced Riley Matthews as "Female Guest Number One," the other girl became the central focus of the party. Smackle tried to contradict Farkle's assertion, by pointing out that she was a female, (failing to take into account that technically she was acting as the hostess, thus making Farkle correct) but was ignored. Swiftly her friends were enchanted by Riley's wit and charm and within moments, everyone else present were ready to anoint Riley their "Queen." For the rest of the party Smackle could only sit in her own home, suffering in silence, as she was apparently invisible to everyone else, particularly Farkle, and not even allowed to offer any comments or opinion on the matter of her own--denied  even the chance to suggest herself as an alternative choice. Later that week, Smackle, representing the Einstein Academy Spelling Bee Team, travels to John Quincy Adams Middle School to vie against a team of her friends, featuring their newly-
Spelling Bee

The Spelling Bee

minted Queen Riley, the Academic Halves, and her arch nemesis, Farkle. After she and Farkle trade their traditional verbal barbs, she waits until her opponent turns his back, before silently mouthing "I love you." She then witnessed Riley's deliberate failure to spell the word "Harajuku," thus rejecting her "Empress Fairy Queen" persona. While Smackle may have envied the attention it garnered, she knew she could never adopt that identity for herself, as it was her own strong sense of self-image which had gotten her through that trying week. But at least now, Isadora Smackle knew she still had time to figure out a method to attract the attention of Farkle Minkus.

Girl Meets Smackle

Smackle & Farkle

Smackle Vs Farkle

Smackle arrives at the first of the final two Interscholastic Debates from The Einstein Academy, and soundly defeats Farkle.  As she congratulates Farkle on a valiant try, she attempts to invite him on a smoothie date. Unfortunately, she realizes that he only sees her as an academic rival. However, seeing Farkle respond to Riley's attempt to cheer him up, gives Isadora an idea. The next day she has Riley and Maya bring Farkle to Svorski's Bakery for a "date." Riley and Maya reveal that Smackle enlisted them to assist her in solving the "Equation of Beauty" by giving her a makeover. Farkle overlooks Smackle's advances and lets his friends know in no uncertain terms that Smackle's request for them was a ruse to perform research to win their next debate. Meanwhile, Lucas, who has joined the debate team himself, walks in, and his presence seems to distract Smackle, who apparently develops a crush on the Texan. After confirming that with a few experiments, Farkle and Lucas leave to plan strategy. Meanwhile Smackle fears that her intellectual capacity has been severely compromised. However, Farkle confides in Riley and Maya that he would prefer to be victorious over Smackle at her best and asks his friends to undo whatever
Farkle Smackle Rematch

Farkle Smackle Rematch

they did to her. Yet six days later, as the final debate begins, Smackle is still sporting her new look, as the girls explain to Farkle that Isadora rejected all their attempts to get her to resume her former self. Regretfully, in lieu of their usual round of trash talk, Farkle simply tells Smackle he hopes she enjoys being beautiful, and she fully assures him that she does. Farkle and Lucas present the argument the beauty is not skin deep, sensing victory will be as easy as a slam-dunk. When a delicate and unprepared appearing Smackle steps forward, she surprises the crowd with an impassioned speech about how true beauty lies with the army of virtues one keeps inside. She notes that beauty is only skin deep, an unfortunate reality, by one she points out is not debatable. She dons her glasses and declares everyone there deeply beautiful, but specifies her rival Farkle above the rest. Smackle wins the debate, but Farkle is not as devastated by his defeat as he was in the previous one. Later the kids all gather at Svorski's Bakery, and Smackle offers to buy Lucas a smoothie. Maya voices her suspicion that Smackle is using Lucas to make Farkle jealous, a claim the genius neither confirms or denies. However, she does asks Farkle if he would've fallen for Riley and Maya if they weren't attractive. His reply seems to indicate that for all the years he has loved them, he overlooked their appearance.

Girl Meets Farkle's Choice

While they were both attending the National Junior Entomology Society's 67th Annual Buggie Awards, Farkle Minkus managed to avoid his arch-nemesis, Isadora Smackle.  However, five hours into the ceremony, after an emotional presentation, remembering the list of scientific specimens that failed to survive into the next year, (accompanied by a rendition "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" performed by Host Jane Lynch) Smackle seizes upon the subsequent pause in the broadcast for the final commercial break, to pounce upon her academic arch nemesis, and engage in their tradition exchange of trash talk, as the Golden Buggie for Highest Achievement in Research, for which they are the only nominees, is the final award of the night. Farkle, still dwelling upon how he left matters with Riley and Maya, does not reply with
Both Evil Genuises

A Pair Of Evil Geniuses

his usual aggression. Smackle observes that Farkle has not brought a guest, and further inquires if that means he is finally available, not that she cares about that matter. Farkle confesses that he might well be, and that it does matter to him. Isadora declares that it doesn't have to be that way, and theorizes that they could rule the world--together.  Farkle points out that they are both "Evil Geniuses," and thus scientifically incompatible. Still, a curious Farkle attempts to look at Isadora Smackle in a romantic fashion, but he is swiftly repulsed, and averting his gaze, turns away from her.  Shortly, Host Lynch prepares to announce the final winner, but asks Smackle if her companion is her father. Smackle admits he is actually her uncle, as her dad did not wish to come. As the winner is about to be named, Farkle observes glumly to himself that he really is alone. Yet, Riley and Maya beg to disagree, as they sweep into the room and each take one of his arms, to show their support for their friend. Smackle is declared the winner,
Farkle Girls & Smackle

Farkle,Riley, Maya, & Smackle

but Riley and Maya are there to comfort Farkle, as they turn to leave, Smackle, climbs the stage for her latest Golden Buggie and, as the host lifts Smackle up, the victor proclaims the happiest moment of her life, has been wrecked by the actions of the newcomers. The "girls of middling intellect"  declare that they are Farkle's Canada, his greatest allies who will always be there for him. To accentuate that statement, the pair sing the final lyric of the Canadian National Anthem. Their performance leads Host Lynch to unceremoniously dump Smackle, to sing most of the line, herself, before ending the show.

Season 2

Girl Meets Farkle

Smackle barges into the Farkle Genius Party to object to Farkle's fake wedding to Riley. Thought he assumes she came to the party to mock him, she instead wants Farkle to attend Einstein Academy. However, a later psychological test for Farkle raises the possibility that he might have Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism. Terrified over this, he invites his parents and Lucas over to the Matthews' family brownstone for consolation. Convinced that with his record of passing tests, he's sure to pass this one as well, he urges his friends to prevent him from not understanding love. Later, Smackle arrives at Topanga's to reveal that she spent a day giving Farkle a tour of Einstein Academy. She informs him that he could be accepted as a potential student, and puts one of their blazers on him. Upon doing so, she openly admits that she is swooning over him. Smackle once again asks Farkle if he wants to share a smoothie, and tries to show off/flirt with Farkle.
Smoothie Offer

Smackle tries to flirt with Farkle in an effort to invite him on a date.

Fulfilling their promise not to keep him from understanding love, they urge him to go on a date with her. Smackle thinks that she and Farkle have more in common when he states that he may have Asperger Syndrome. During the date she calls him a hunk and holds his hand, showing that she cares deeply about him.

After their date, Smackle spends a day at John Quincy Adams Middle School observing the structure there. But when Farkle reveals that he doesn't have Asperger's Syndrome, or any other form of autism, Smackle becomes disappointed. Convinced that even with what she feels are mediocre academic standards, that Farkle is better off at JQA than she is, she gives up on her attempt to recruit him, and returns to her own school.

Smackle Among Friends

Farkle and his friends invite Smackle into their circle, as he holds her hand.

Later on while visiting Riley's bedroom, Smackle is on the verge of accepting her inevitable loneliness, but when she and Maya admit they realize she has Asperger's Syndrome she reveals that this may prevent them from having a relationship with him. The two girls urge her not to let this stand in the way of going out with him. Just then, Farkle barges in demanding a divorce from Riley and Maya, so that he can reveal that he knows that Smackle has Asperger's, and offers to reciprocate the same courtesy and respect that she showed him on the previous date. Farkle gives Smackle a hug, and despite her discomfort with it, urges him not to stop hugging her. The next day, Farkle invites Smackle to meet his friends at Topanga's, all of which assure her that if she attends John Quincy Adams that she'll have friends who support and understand her. Farkle holds Smackle's hands once again.

Girl Meets Texas Part 3

  • Farkle told Mr. Matthews when he thought of her, the only thing he could think of is "Blawalalalalala!".
  • He admits to Cory that looking into her goofy, brown eyes makes him lovestruck.

Girl Meets the New Year

Farkle & Smackle - GMNY
  • They are both wearing matching sweaters.
  • Farkle's sweater says "I'm with this Genius." with an arrow pointing at Smackle.
  • Smackle's sweater says "I'm with that Genius." with an arrow pointing at Farkle.
  • Farkle says that he is going to be with Smackle at midnight.
  • Farkle says to Lucas that Smackle is his.
  • Farkle and Smackle are officially dating.
  • Smackle is holding hands with Farkle as they leave the roof.
  • Smackle says she is the one Farkle is going to be with at midnight.
  • They stare at one another while smiling at the rooftop.

Season 3

Girl Meets High School (Part 1)

  • When Farkle sees the Smackle clones and smiles at them, Smackle gets mad and Farkle says that he thought they were her.
  • After everyone goes their separate ways, the two can be seen walking in the halls together.

Girl Meets High School (Part 2)

  • Farkle and Isadora are both surprised when they aren't known for being the geniuses of the school.
  • Isadora says "Right behind you, honey!" and faints after Farkle does when they're overwhelmed by the new geniuses of high school.
  • They both feel bad for leaving Maya and Riley.

Girl Meets Permanent Record

  • Farkle tells Riley that he wants to be just as smart as Smackle to impress her.
  • Farkle wants to be smarter than Smackle.

Girl Meets Ski Lodge (Part 1)

  • They both explain their definition of nature with the Smarkle corporation.
  • Farkle seems jealous when Smackle calls Josh dreamboat.
  • Farkle seems upset when Smackle has Lucas "save her" during the hike.
  • Farkle and Smackle leave together to avoid the triangle drama.

Girl Meets Ski Lodge (Part 2)

  • Farkle and Smackle both agree that option C is correct during the game of who belongs with who.
  • They hug once after they hear the correct answer and Farkle says that since they've had so many great conversations that Smackle trusts him.
  • Smackle puts her hand on Farkle's arm when Zay tries to give him a hug.
  • Farkle depends on Smackle to distract Evan so he can read the book used in the game.

Girl Meets the Real World

  • After Maya says, "How could you possibly lose?", Smackle gestures to Farkle after she says, "Like this." Meaning she believes Farkle can beat Riley.
  • As Farkle presents his side of the debate, she shivers as if his scientific explanation gives her chills.
  • Farkle notices this and says "apropos" in a husky voice.
  • She responds with "Rawr" (complete with gesture)
  • He responds with, "Thank you. Thank you very much" while looking at her all the while.
  • After Farkle argues about the other side of the debate, Smackle says, "Is it hot in here? It's hot in here."

Girl Meets She Don't Like Me

  • Smackle drags Farkle to health class.

Girl Meets World: Of Terror 3

  • Farkle and Smackle run into each other in the hallway and walk together to class.
  • Smackle asks Farkle if they could be something more than arch nemesis.

Girl Meets a Christmas Maya

  • Riley wants Farkle to embrace the two different sides of Christmas based on his religion.

Girl Meets Sweet Sixteen

Girl Meets Goodbye

  • Smackle tells Farkle that she'll go to Princeton just to be with him.
  • Farkle wants him and Smackle to be more than boyfriend and girlfriend in the future.
  • Lucas helps Farkle reveal his true feelings to Smackle.
  • It's revealed that Farkle is nervous around Smackle since he hid behind the counter during her talk with Lucas.

Similarities and Differences

Similarities

  • They both love school.
  • They both are very smart.
  • They both go to the same school.
  • They both are both in love with each other.
  • They're both friends with Riley, Lucas, Zay, & Maya.
  • They both attend Abigail Adams High School.

Differences

  • Farkle is male, but Smackle is female.
  • Farkle attended John Quincy Adams Middle School, while Smackle attented Einstein Academy.
  • Smackle is referred to by her last name, whereas Farkle is referred to by his first name.
  • Smackle requires correctional lenses (glasses), while Farkle does not.
  • Farkle has light-medium brown hair, whereas Smackle has dark brown hair.
  • Smackle has Asperger's-Syndrome, while Farkle does not.
  • Farkle has blue eyes, while Smackle has brown eyes.

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Trivia

  • Their relationship is introduced in Girl Meets Popular.
  • This academic rivalry is similar to the one depicted between Topanga Lawrence and Stuart Minkus during their time at Jefferson Elementary during the first season of Boy Meets World.
  • In Girl Meets the New Year, the pair are officially together.
  • Smackle reveals in Girl Meets Sweet Sixteen, that she flirts with Lucas & other guys,because she feels insecure & thinks that Farkle does not like her as much as she likes him, so she does it to protect herself from hurting.
  • Farkle openly admits and says out loud to Smackle that he likes her a lot & would let her go to Sweden to study/move in Girl Meets Sweet Sixteen.
  • Their ship name is also said by Cory in Girl Meets Sweet Sixteen.

Gallery

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The image gallery for Farkle and Isadora may be viewed here.

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