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ITT: Favorite tropes/cliches I love episodes where characters

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ITT: Favorite tropes/cliches
I love episodes where characters are picked off one by one. Pic related is a great example.
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>>77852767

>Redemption arc
>Wrestling parody
>Villain takes over the intro
>Rashomon set-up
>Hypnosis
>The chain of favours
>The theme song plays during the final fight (I only saw Bebop do this tho)
>Loser is comforted by those who love him My life story tbph
>The moral is that lying/stealing is okay in certain circumstances
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>>77852767
>Small gag that you pay very little attention to actually becomes plot related later.
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>>77852767
>big bad call himself MC main nemesis
>MC doesnt know about big bad
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>>77852767
>EVERYONE ACT NATURAL!
>everyone starts doing weird shit
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>MC vs Villain/Rival
>No weapons/powers, usually both exhausted
>Start beating on each other with their bare fists
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>Early season villain becomes a joke in later seasons
>Show takes a darker turn, with edgy new villains
>Old villain makes a big comeback, reminding everyone that he is a legitimate threat
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Crossovers. Even if the crossover is with something stupid, i'll still want to watch it. Which is why I'll always have an eternal love for Power Rangers. Forever Red forever bb
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>>77853045
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KmxYPLS6Wk
Based South Park.
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>>77853623
When'd that happen?
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>crippled character gets healed by random accident
>second accident seconds later causes them to be crippled again
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>>77852767

>Villain sees one of the Heroes as a worthy opponent, and desires nothing but to go all-out against them
>Heroes and Villains forced to team up and it turns out they are an unstoppable team
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>>77854712
Wow. I really didn't notice that at first. South Park's continuity is going through the roof.
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>>77854801
>>77853623
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>MC gets beaten by Final Boss Level villain
>Lesser MC steps up
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>>77853051
Space Dandy was the best at that.
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>>77854843
>It's a fit!
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>>77852767
>I love episodes where characters are picked off one by one.

Me too!

Anyone remember the Trash Can Day episode of Hey Arnold?
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>>77852767
>I love episodes where characters are picked off one by one.
Here's the GOAT of that.
Episode is "Fear Itself".
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>character is surrounded by enemies
>they beat the shit out of him
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>>77852873
>Theme music during the final fight.

Mah Nigga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nu86gCY3rIk
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Trying to weaken an opponent ends up making them stronger.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1R7urhjRWWU

/v/ related but even /co/ can appreciate the Wonderful 101

>Team up attack
>Villain is a hero of their own story
>Rival joins good guys
>Theme song kicks in at the last second
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>>77852767
Protagonist's hard won victory was within the main antagonist's acceptable losses, or even a better outcome for them in the long run.
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>Hero and villain are forced to work together
>Make it very clear that once this crisis is over it's 'back to business'

>Car race episode

>Character says there's no way they're doing something
>Scene cuts to them doing it
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>>77852767
>a series of episodes dedicated to a tournament/contest.

my dick is diamonds, every time.
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>>77862178
This video makes me want a Wii U now :/
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>Villain is pretty much a joke to the MC and even other villains
>no one takes him seriously
>later on in the series or a timeskip said loser villain becomes a huge intimidating baddy
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>>77862691
>>77855163
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Related to KND:
The fat fuck/comic relief is just as competent as the rest of the team
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>It's an emotional confrontation between two characters
>Happens in the rain
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>>77856325
That was intense
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>When they need him/her the most, the weakest link comes through and proves themselves
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>>77862182
keikaku is what ruined Young Justice though
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>>77852767
>Competent henchman/mooks almost succeed to defeat/kill/catch clearly powerful/smart hero but fail
>Big bad understands and doesn't punish them.
Bonus if the big bad congratulates them on the effort.
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>character has invincibility powers
>other characters can still see him
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>>77864085
And you love that?
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>>77852767
When the hero finally unlocks their special ability/power/move/weapon that they have been working to master the entire series.
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>Remember most of that bad, seemingly unrelated shit that's happened?
>It was all because of me.
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>Final episode
>Every character in the show appears to help defeating the big bad

Also
>The main theme gets an epic/orchestral remix in the final episode when the good guys are winning
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>The hero main theme is mixed with the once villain main theme to create a perfect, awesome, epic final theme when they get together to defeat the final villain

HNNNNNNNNNGGGGGGGGGGG
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>>77864441
>The hero main theme is mixed with the once villain main theme to create a perfect, awesome, epic final theme when they get together to defeat the final villain
You gotta show that goes with this?
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>subtle facial tics
Just this in general.
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>>77864483
>A character gets some bad news
>His eye starts twitching
Every time.
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>>77857181
My nigga
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>>77864085
Is this a joke
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>two characters that doesn't like each other forced to work together, and in the end they become friends
>bonus point if they become attracted to each other
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>>77864666
i am invincible and you cant see me!
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>>77865062
Cena it's time to stop posting.
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>>77862284

Mother fucking Dark Tournament.
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>In the future a current pop song is heard and referred to as classical music
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>>77864427
>IT WAS ME BARRY! I WAS THAT LITTLE GIRL!
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>Characters don't fall until they look down
>exploding piano when you play the one key
>falling character hits ground with a small "poof" cloud
>characters get burned, electrocuted, frozen, cut up and smashed then just walk it off next scene
>exploding cigar

Looney Tunes is God Tier tropes.
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>The hero temporarily becomes the villain.
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>>77867978
>teammate become permanent adversary but they remain on respectful terms
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>>77852767
>episode where everyone is getting picked off or competing with each other
>your favorite character gets taken out first or relatively early
>awesome showdown or development when its just the last two left

>bonus points if the shittiest possible character wins just for the "zomg didnt see that coming haha!" effect
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>comic relief character preforms the ultimate sacrifice to let the MC escape/defeat the big bad
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>no more than one male main character (and that one must be an effeminate loser) because this show is for empowered womyn and it's 2015
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>>77869073
This is a favorite tropes thread.
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>team suffers a loss
>everyone regroups at the base
>leader is quiet abd goes into a room alone
>destroys room in a fit of rage

bonus points if the leader is usually calm and collected
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