>Its the episode with the rookies/young team members
>Something goes wrong during training
>Its up to them to stop it
>It's a downtime or "nothing is going on" episode, and we get to see the crew and what they do when nothing is going on.
>bonus points if it segments the episode for each character, following that character throughout their day
>even more bonus if the different segments interlink as the characters interact and there is a hidden plot going on throughout all of it
>gets pushed over the edge by the villain
>gets pushed over the edge
>enters a quiet rage where they beat the living shit out of the villain without giving a single fuck
>Character is an emotional wreck after finding out his fiance had been cheating on him with his best friend for a year
>He now spends his days living alone drinking himself to death and posting on an anonymous imageboard while the two of them are happily married
>No matter how drunk or high he gets he never has the courage to just kill himself because he knows how much it would hurt his parents if he were found dead one day via suicide
>He just wants things to go back to the way they were, so much that he tries to convince himself the last few years have been one very vivid dream, but he knows the truth
Shit man. You're a better man than I am. I probably would've killed someone.
Shit anon, good luck with life. You're already a better and saner man than I. I imagine I woulda snapped if I thought things were good up until that point; just flat out killed him in front of her, and beaten/mutilated her in revenge for it.
>Backstory of a side character is given.
>It has nothing to do with the lore, the overall plot, and doesn't really need to be an episode, but it provides some information one finds essential anyway.
>A character doing a pet behavior for their S.O. or love interest (i.e. playing with their hair, placing their hand on theirs).
>evil villain tricks hero into helping them with their plans
>villain starts laughing maniacally
>Hero starts laughing with them
>Characters get sucked into an alternative timeline/dimension
>Villains are now heroes/Heroes are now villains/Character roles have been all mixed up
>It's a "find the magic gem/treasure before the baddy does and acquires world dominating powers!"
KND actually did this one right with the pool episode, with their personalities being the EXACT opposite of themselves, like abby being a nerd, and Wally being a complete coward. i can't remember what Hoagie's change was thought
>everyone is laughing except the dumb guy
>the dumb guy joins in
>the dumb guy keeps laughing long after everyone else
>he suddenly stops mid laugh
"I don't get it"
> Protagonists must fight their evil counterparts
> bonus points if the evil counterparts aren't pushovers and are actually a threat
>dystopian/apocalyptic future episode
>only one or two of the original cast is still alive
>some of the offspring of the original cast are there
>it gets reset in the end but in a good way
KND was so good.
And say what you will about Supernatural, this was probably my favorite episode.
KND did literally all of these
Nomination for one of /co/'s favorites or what?
I don't think I remember those.
But one i do remember much was the snowed day Star Wars parody. That was fun. Oh and that whole secret splinter cell with Numbuh infinity
>TFW Dan never got revenge on the asshole that stole his life
If there could be one more episode of DAN VS., i'd want it to be Dan finally getting that fucking cunt, holy shit
>The Rashomon parody
>The wrestling parody
>The chain of favours
>The villain hijacks the intro.
>Heroes and villains team up to stop a greater threat.
>Hero gets the shit kicked out of him, but the villain says something so awful that it gives him the strength to come back.
>The theme song plays during the climax
>Minor joke becomes critical plot point.
>Change of allegiance
>Villain beats up underling for mocking the hero.
>Final fight is a fistfight.
The hypnosis plot.
Love all this shit.
>Character takes life for granted
>gets kicked out of their body by magic
>has to get their body back before they permanently lose it
>Bully characters has a change of heart
>New bully is even worse
>Original bully character goes back to his old ways and maintains the status quo
Bonus points if the villain still manages to be a legitimate threat and have his own antagonistic agenda against the heroes even if he's a nice, amicable guy.
>It's an Spider-Man accidentally gives Doctor Doom Cap's shield during a training exercise episode
>Villains during their free time, just chilling.
>Heroes run into villains when they're shopping.
>Heroes and villain team up to fight a greater threat.
>The comic relief gets dangerous and fucks shit up.
>two episodes happen at the same time
>episode one follows half the team, episode two follows the other half
>see out of context bits and pieces of what's going on to the other group in each episode
Fucking love this. Is there a name for it?
ok hold up
why the FUCK do i always read this
"cheating with my best friend"
how SHITTY does your "best" friend have to be to do that?
How the fuck do all you people have such atrocious "best" friends?
>Side characters become completely serious
>They end up becoming dangerous to the villain's/hero's plans
>Villian/hero does everything in their power to stop them
>Side character just breezes through all of it.
Mintberry Crunch was pretty good at this. It was great how it all led to Kenny being the piece of the puzzle, with an infinite amount of lives, but then Mintberry Crunch just takes the cake.
>Everyone the main character helped out throughout his adventures reunite in the last episode
Bonus points if it's to help him fight in the final battle.
We see the aftermath of an event, and then the characters all tell their story, distorted by their own characteristics (arrogant one makes himself look awesome, crazy one comes up with weird shit, etc)
>Villain takes down villain
>Villain thinks they've won and starts gloating and doing the maniacal laugh
>Get's interrupted by the Hero's mocking laughing as they rise up once again
>They're reuniting to say goodbye to the audience
>Hero does something small to cheer up a villains bad day
>Students discover that the teacher has their own life outside of school and is pretty cool
>hero gets thrown into a dystopian alternate future/universe
>the goofy comedic relief sidekick is the leader of the resistance
>hero and villain team up to take down the bigger threat
>after that threat is neutralized, the hero and the villain fight one last time
bonus points if they have friendly banter
>Villain has a chance to take out the hero
>But it'd be dishonorable or anti-climatic so they pass up the chance
>Character appears to be weak and pathetic and no one takes them seriously and pushes them around
>Character turns out to be godly when angered or actually trying
>The other characters find new found respect/fear in them
Hidden potential in unsuspecting characters in general really get my gears going.
Yes, yes these are all very good
>The villain wants redemption and their arch nemesis takes pity and shows them the path
>hero and villian take out the big bad
>hero thanks villian for helping to defeat the big bad
>villian minorly injures the hero as a "your welcome" gesture
bonus if the hero is screaming in agony for the rest of the scene
>Character sees trouble
>"Fuck no" and leaves
Every time but especially when it's the henchman or the guards.
You dodged a bullet to be honest.
Your 'best' friend fucks you over and sleeps with your fiance who was unfaithful to you? Fuck them. You just found out that you had two toxic people in your life and you're better off without them plus you saved money and time from a wedding that you almost had to a terrible person. It'll only get better from here on out man.Just surround yourself with good people and they'll get you through it.
>One of out main characters is the all-business types
>A new character is introduced. He's in the same work as our main character, but is laid-back and fun loving
>in spite of this, the new character is more successful and admired
I dunno it's always funny to see that kind of interaction.
Does anyone have a gif of Abe entering and then leaving the brothel when he sees Bart?
>spunky female sidekick/apprentice
I know it's lame and overdone, but there's just something so endearing about it.
>Character rips off their shirt, revealing enormous muscles that couldn't possibly fit underneath their clothes
>Character rips off clothes, revealing new outfit that couldn't possibly be hidden underneath their original outfit
>Alien/creature attempts to pose as a human, crafts a shoddy disguise that still fools everyone
On the first trope I love the Regular Show episode.
"WHO NEEDS A LOUSY BODY WHEN YOU HAVE THESE!!"
>Christmas episode but it doesn't involve any christmas imagery.
>It's an anime parody episode
>The parody is actually relatively obscure or detailed and isn't just the usual joke of "bright flashy colors and two-frame animation with Speed Racer dubbing and Pokemon spoof"
>hero is forced to turn on his own team to save the world
>they actually fight each other and not just bitch about it
>and of course the team reunites in the end to end the hero's mission together
>villain has seemingly won or has the upper hand
>hero starts laughing manically
>villain gets highly disturbed and begs the hero to stop
>hero reveals his secret plan that's been in motion while the villain was too busy underestimating the hero
>Even villains go to the laundromat to do their laundry
>someone pissed off the pacifist bad enough that he/she actually fights back
And on the flipside
>childhood friend of the hero/heroine actually gets out of the friendzone and into a romantic relationship
>Season 1 antagonist/rival begrudgingly works together with protagonist party
>Eventually joins the main cast
>Lesbian is in love with MC's girlfriend.
>Flirts with MC anyways.
>villain chick doesn't have some deep emotional issues that turned her bad (optional)
>stays loyal to the big bad till the end
>is truly valued by the villain
Does this even exist or is it just my wet dream? Doesn't matter if it's /tv/, just gimme something if anything comes to your mind.
>The first episode details how the villain became evil.
>Making references to adult movies
>Weak comic relief character slowly matures and becomes one of the most powerful and competant team members without ever losing the fun personality
>Hero is carefree until another team member is threatened or upset at which point they become completely serious and immediately go to right the wrong
>Minor characters come back with power boosts and character development making the world feel real and not just something that exists for the benefit of our protagonists
>Government organization that is neither good nor bad
God damn I love
>No emotional issues either,
That's pushing it a bit, she just hides it better. That said, when she blushed at D's flowers
>establish a character in the pilot episode
>it's a red herring and he/she's not actually the hero of the story
I love well-done fakeouts like that. Affords a lot of opportunities to develop said character as the rival or villain, or keep perspective on them as an audience insert and tell the hero's story from their perspective.
>villain couple has a happy, loving relationship
Even better when they casually flirt or talk about their personal lives while doing crime.
Xiaolin showdown does this when more villians start to appear. Jack stays consistently a nice goof, even when his go-to gal repeatedly ditches him.
I think she goes hangs out with him back and forth depending on if she has a physical body atm.
>Characters find an item
>They investigate it the whole episode
>They get into some crazy shit but decide its actually just a regular household item
>Enemy team or villain press a secret button that the heroes never saw that turns it into a weapon
The only time i remember this being used was with KND with the bras
Kamen Rider Ghostactually handles this really well where the spunky scientist side character refuses to acknowledge that the spooky shit going on is due to "ghosts" or something supernatural and instead buckles down and studies that shit empirically and helps develop some tech to help the main hero fight against the monsters of the week. It's pretty much how I would expect a real rational scientist to tackle things.
I'm sorry boyo but I'm more talking about where a scientist, or really any character that thinks of themselves as the 'realist' of the cast, has a breakdown and has to come to terms that the world is full of magic and mysticism, and even comes to see wonder in it.
Unless I'm misreading you, you're talking about a scientist applying scientific thinking to supernatural problems and defeating them, which isn't my cup of tea.
Also, I'm really not interested in watching Kamen Rider.
>Unless I'm misreading you, you're talking about a scientist applying scientific thinking to supernatural problems and defeating them, which isn't my cup of tea.
Yeah that's more what I was referring to. I would expect a character like that to react with "shit another mystery I have to investigate!" rather than "EVERYTHING I KNOW IS WRONG OH GOD"
>Husband and wife take turns being the stupid one in the relationship.
>Character completely changes attitude and clothes for reasons and at the end learns that is better when it's just himself
But in the meanwhile it looked more interesting than usual.
*any reference to Diana in the Voodoo episode of Martin Mystery is obvious*
way too close anon, everything but the cheating part
im sure verything will get better, hopefully this year
>It the dream, trippy as shit episode
King worm was such a good episode
>Villain decides to reform
>Actually goes out of there way to be a nice person instead of just not actively being evil and still being an asshole
Bonus points if they aren't instantly forgiven for everything but try anyway.
I'm assuming when a romantic subplot or climax has a big kiss.
>a show with multiple seasons with different bad guys
>1st season bad guy is overlooked after the first season
>1st season bad guy comes back to be the villian of the final season
I don't know if this is a trope, or which show did this, but I like it
I have faith that you'll get better anon, we believe in you, you can always bounce back
>The villain is actually a good boss. He's firm and makes sure people know when they fucked up, but doesn't berate them too hard over every failure.
>It's a villain episode
>Comedic relief has a serious episode.
I remember when Batman TAS did that too.
>Guard Batman punched otu earlier opens door, finds Batman
>Guard turns around and closes door behind him.
>MC is stuck in a fake world/virtual world but doesn't know it
>the world is perfect for them
>They realize something is wrong when one of his friends in the fake world does something they usually wouldn't do
There's a wakfu episode where it shows the corruption of Nox from finding a magic cube.
>Minor character not affiliated with the protagonist gets the focus
>inadvertently discovers unknowingly significant
>later on, passes on the information to the protagonist or the protagonist's team
>protagonist or big hitters are busy or become incapacitated
>lesser members have to step up against a greater level of threat than what they usually face
I'm thinking about you JLU Patriot Act.
>episode starts off seeming like filler
>turns out to be very plot relevant without the characters realizing it until later
>Episode takes place in a dystopian future or an alternate dimension where everything went to shit
>The comic relief is the hardened badass leader of the resistance
Villain doesn't feel a thing
>OP makes thread about good tropes because they are actually a cartoonist hunting for ideas
>thread is fun filled and brings up everyone's spirits
>best thread on the entire board
>it's a win-win for everyone
>OP makes thread about good tropes because they are actually a cartoonist hunting for ideas
I'm fairly certain Toby made or lurked a few "shit you like in video games" threads on /v/ as inspiration for Undertale
Back on topic
>Mysterious masked man is the protagonist's father
>MC won't go down, should be dead but still triumphs
>"THIS ISN'T POSSIBLE"
MC then dies with a smile on their face
As MC falls he is caught by his teammates
>Old villain is scared shitless of new villain
>Main antagonist stays a believable threat for the whole show, even going on multiple seasons, and even with the protagonists mustering a win here and there
This is why Ch'rell will forever be best Shredder.
I'm screen capping this post so that in a few years into my cartoon's run, I'll post it on twitter just to see everyone instantly shit talking about it after unanimously praising it as GOAT.
Also, no one should be watching the anime of One Piece period. You'd think years of suffering through the pacing issues of DBZ would've taught everyone that already.
nb for off-topic
i'm so glad that you guys really like this thread, i just i thought of making one after watching that one episode of KND with Tommy and the other junior operatives. i'm, not really an animator, hell, i don't even know how to draw well at all.
i hope to make a cartoon in the future, but i don't know who i would find to draw the show for me.
>Character act like a befuddled doofus
>Is actually a chessmaster destroyer of worlds
Bonus points of they're not faking 100% and they are actually kind of a doofus.
>They've just stopped the Manipulative badyguy's evil plans, only to have accomplished something else he wanted; and he gets away, smugly thanking them for the assistance.
I love this one.
>The bad guy wins
>antagonist totally destroys protagonist's allies/friends
Doesn't happen quite often in fiction I've read, but its always a treat when it happens.
this is not /r9k/
this is not /r9k/
this is not /r9k/
go back to your fucking containment board, go shoot up your school, go literally anywhere but here
>MC asks the villain what his motives are
>"because I hate you"
>big "OH SHIT" moment at the end of an episode
>completely silent ending credits
>Hi, Zuko here!
That might be one of my favorite moments in the entire show. How earnest and awkward he is mixed with everyone's reactions just... perfect.
>hero loses powers
>"I'm still useful!"
>is actually useless without powers
Anon why are you sad, you have no reason to be sad. She was the one that was a cheating bitch whore.
It just means that she wasnt good enough for you. So feel good about yourself, its obviously ok.
Besides hoes like that always get punished one way or another. She'll get whats comming.
Just live your life anon. Live!
>the protagonist is in a deadly situation but is expected to survive due to status within the show
>the protagonist doesn't make it out of deadly situation
>the rest of the cast is now left without the centerpiece which tied everything together
>after the grieving is done another cast member picks up the mantel for the deceased protagonist and becomes the new protagonist
My favorite one!
Wrestling is 100% Real in this Universe.
or even better, the one guy that calls it out on being fake gets his shit wrecked by the wrestlers.
OR BETTER THEN THAT!
The guy that believes fake wrestling is 100% real keeps telling his friends it's not fake, but shouts fake loud enough that's all the wrestlers hear so they beat him up thinking he's the asshole!
See, what that needs is that there's this long awkward pause as everyone thinks the villain is gonna tell the MC what his backstory is.
Then he flatly replies: Because I hate you.
He kills one of the MC friends!
>Character who is otherwise weak or 'normal' in a fantasy or scifi setting starts to train
>Becomes strong and powerful in their own right without bullshit magic or some deus ex machina invalidating their own personal efforts
I'm such a sucker for this shit but I can hardly find anything on it. It's always some bullshit like 'they had superpowers all along' or some magic artifact.
Bonus points if they confuse eachother for them and look nothing alike.
>characters are after someone
>they catch them and beat them up
>turns out it was the wrong person
this is half the reason why I read The Goon
This is something I really like about Finn from AT.
Even in a world full of immortal wizards and magical beings and shit he's the hero when all he has is a sword and plucky determination. Is cool.
>Villain steals the hero's weapon/powers
>Doesn't know how to use it or doesn't know it's weakness
>Hero takes it back/exploits the weakness and blows the bad guy the fuck out
>Master Planner villain is cool as a cucumber the whole show
>Either masterstroke is foiled or all the failures take their toll
>Begins losing their shit
>when villain has genuine respect for the hero
>big monster is nice to kids and only kids
>heroes meet for first time and fight but team up in the end
>alien invasion episode
>fighting invasion first time fails, becomes underground resistance
>the hero goes ragemode/turns to the Dark Side/freaks the fuck out and beats the shit out of the villain with never-before-seen power and ferocity
>all the other heroes are horrified
>villain is happily married and has a loving family
>Character rips off outfit
>duplicate outfit underneath
>Has soldiers and/or minions
>They are not incompetent and can take care of themselves and others very well.
>They are just as cool as the main characters
>They can help the main characters when they are needed and can stand against the the bad guys.
>Actually contributes to the story.
Bonus point if the minions on both sides interact in a cool/serious/ or funny way.
Oscar Johansson's Castle-Series did this very well.
Look, i get that you need to have to have the minor characters die to show how big of a threat the villain is but you don't have to have 20 of them drop down like flies every 5 seconds just because a gust of wind just so happened to pass their way instead of putting up a fight ya kno'!.
Say, what other pieces of media does this exactly?
>character is just about to get his life back on track
>tfw the Magician doesn't return
Why is he so prefect?
>It's a "villians have to ruin/save the day to maintain the status quo" episode.
>side character gets the spotlight and rocks things as hard or maybe even a little bit harder than the hero
>Students discover that the teacher has their own life outside of school and is pretty cool
Weekenders and Recess had a great episode with this one, though I hardly remember the plots to either.
>The hero returns to his home/lair/etc.
>The villain is there waiting for him super casual like and starts giving him a monologue/threat/warning/etc.
>Bonus points if the villain is sitting in a chair all relaxed and chill.
>This thread is still here
amazing, /co/ is still love
Kuugawas basically an entire series written around this concept.
>Its the musical episode
>The VA's actually know how to sing
>Bonus points if they stay in their character's voice and still sing well
>hero is nearly defeated
>thinks of friends/family/whatever
>heroic second wind
It's dumb and makes no sense but I love it every time.
I don't know exacty how to explain it, but when hero teams lose their members in the fight and only a few are remaining, with their clothes torn
>an otherwise grounded show has a weird fantasy episode
>at the end it was just everyone's imaginations
>Character says something in a big room and it echos
>same echo happens again later in the episode
I like that too, but i fucking love these scenarios:
>Strong character gets stomped
>character the audience originally thought was weak and useless steps up to the plate
>Gets ass kicked but still tries his/her best because he/she knows the ace in the hole is comming
>right before character is about to die MC arrives and saves them
>MC looks back at character
>"ya did good pal"
>Villain kidnaps a hero in order for them to build/do something
>Hero begrudgingly complies
>Orders around the villain's henchmen and berates them constantly as they subtly abuse the villains need for them
>characters act like they're actors in a show
>bonus points for talking off camera to staff members
>No, I taught you everything YOU know
>Kid goes to fat camp and ends up getting fatter
>Pop song from modern times is referred to as classical music in the future
>that episode where he gives the best advice to Tails because Sonic, Amy and Knuckles were shit at it
Not precisely a trope but I love comeback stories, especially when the protagonist is shown at his lowest in nearly every aspect, but stands up and fights back.
I've been cheated on by every gf iv ever had, let me tell you the best thing you can do is let go. After the last one I just gave up on trying to find someone. I now spend my days doing shit with friends, reading comics, playing video games and watching tv/movies or going out to get drunk whenever the fuck I want and with whoever the fuck I want and there is nobody to bitch about it. I can decorate my house however the fuck I want and don't need a man-cave cuz my whole fucking apartment IS my man-cave. Plus I don't have any damn kids to take care of. Iv never been happier.
>show includes some supernatural/fantastic masquerade
>masquerade is irreversibly broken
>Injected with Scarecrow chemicals
>Hallucinate being the joker and killing people
>It becomes clear the villains you're killing are actually people like Gordon
>Eventually hear Alfred begging you to stop
>Lol j/k, that was all a hallucination, you're still strapped in a chair
I wish they had done something where you had to allow yourself to die instead of killing anyone in order to get the good ending where Batman regains control, and killing anyone would show that you were actually making Batman kill people and you get the bad end. It would be like a bigger, more serious version of the diner scene from the start.
>Hero beats up the antagonist bad
>Antagonist is in a daze, about to fall down
>Hero blows on them and they fall down
>Protagonist is facing one of the greatest threats they have ever experienced
>You don't get to see this
>Instead you watch a side character resolve a much less significant issue
>Bonus points if the larger threat is occasionally shown going on the background
>Hero(s) and Villain(s) have off days, with included vacation days
>when they're not fighting, everyone acts completely civil with each other
>following all the rules of mortals, regardless of superpowers, meaning they drive cars even if they can fly, wash clothes like a normal person even if they have heat breath or water powers, and most importantly, wait in line at the dmv
Yeah, that would have been fantastic. Those people actually dying would have been amazing. That scene was so powerful when I was first playing it and I didn't know it was going to be reversed, but then I was so disappointed when it all turned out to be a dream sequence.
>scary shit happens to the characters
>there was a logical explanation behind most of it
>except one occurrence which actually was paranormal related
>bonus points for final shot of entity that caused everything
>Hero goes on vacation
>Villains and criminals become contributing and productive members of society
>Hero comes back, misinterprets everything and unwittingly drives them back to evil.
>It's a musical episode
>No one wants it, but it's still going to happen
Bonus points if it becomes theatrical with curtains and lights.
>CHARACTER WHO YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR ALL EPISODE TO SING STARTS SINGING AND IT'S JUST AS SATISFYING AS YOU WOULD'VE HOPED
>They were using autotune the whole time.
>someone gets possessed/ mind controlled
>close companion/ girlfriend tries to snap them out of it
>"[Name], I know you're in there somewhere!"
I am such a sucker for this
Bonus points if something cheesy like a hug snaps them out of it
>side character is followed by the main cast for some raisin
>actually lives a very interesting life with many hobbies, talents and relationships
> is asked about this
>"what, I have a life outside of here ya know"
>Character gets possessed/mind controlled.
>Seemingly no hope of snapping out of it.
>Other character accidentally does something in the middle of their sobbing plea that historically annoys the character.
>Suddenly snaps out of it.
>"I'VE TOLD YOU ONE MILLION TIMES TO CUT THAT OUT!"
This is the kind of cheesy shit I've literally written, except in my case, it was more like, "IF YOU KILL ME, THEN YOU'RE GOING TO LOSE YOUR ONLY FRIEND LEFT!"
I love this one. Any notable /co/ moments like it?
>Assumed/Implied MC dies early on in the series
>Never comes back
>A major antagonist use to be a good guy who turned evil, and managed to set back the good guys' progress possibly by decades in the act of betrayal.
>Heavily implied he/she has personally killed alot of his/her former friends.
>Has no regret over it.
Bonus points they wear the bad team's uniform.
sorta similar to OP...
>character(s) have been slowly training all series long
>are starting to be discouraged because it's not fast enough
>are the last ones available during the battle
>finally manages to do an amazing power/move you've never seen them do before
>OH NO I SAID I WOULD GO WITH BOTH OF THESE GIRLS TO THE DANCE
>TIME TO PLAN A WACKY SITUATION WHERE I GO TO THE DANCE WITH BOTH OF THEM WITHOUT EACH OF THEM FINDING OUT ABOUT THE OTHER GIRL
>WHAT WOULD POSSIBLY GO WROOOONG
>the drawn legs of the lady in the last panel
>what foot goes on what leg?!
>It's a crossover episode
>Main characters of respective series want each other dead
>fuck-up villan lackey takes over as leader when indisposed
>Proves he is a more competent leader and beats the heroes ten fold.
I think so, if I remember right there was a Tranformers multipart episode where Starscream almost beats the Autobots and then Megatron jumped in trying to take the glory, then fucks up ending in their loss.
Megaton blames Starscream and Starscream becomes a autobot for a few episodes.
its like some kind of hot tub time machine
wakfus season 1 ending is sorta like that
when everyone is ready to fucking kill nox for what he has done, and yugo tells them to stop because he knows that no one can hurt nox more than he will hurt himself
atleast that's my take on it
>Non-humans look super strong and treat humans like an inferior race
>Humans find out they posses some skill or ability that makes them more powerful than non-humans
>main OP theme used in a fight
>mfw it goes to the second verse and you realize they're doing the full version
>Nonhumans are too humane and won't harm innocents, torture people, suicide bomb or commit similar atrocities
>They see the evil humans are capable of and it scares them
While not ideal, it is leagues better than the father always being the dumb asshole and the wife being the annoying know-it-all with an aesop for everything, making you question why they're even together. Like some other McFarlane show.
>Nonhumans try to teach humanity peaceful and non-violent ways
>Something happens every time and the nonhumans chew humanity out for not doing it right
>Humanity gets really pissed off at the nonhumans nagging them about superiority
>Humanity finally gives them the finger and starts ignoring everything they do or say and get back with their lives
>Humans tell non-humans to fuck off or be shot
>the minor character dies without anyone around to notice/care
>doesn't even know if his message got through
>the team receives the message in such a way that they don't even know who it's from so that the minor character remains anonymous to them
Now imagine if you had to make a show where every single episode had to be about one of these cliches
What the fuck type of premise could you make where all this shit would work in a 3 to 5 season run, a movie, and multiple failed spinoff pilots?
>It's a Doppelganger rival episode
This is my shit.
There's that Arthur episode where his Grandmother kicks his eight year old ass in Marbles