FANDOM


A topic series run by Johnbobb where users voted for the best example of a given trope

Full ResultsEdit


Fat Best Friend - Samwise Gamgee (Lord of the Rings)
Creepy Child - Wednesday Addams (The Addams Family)
Genre Savvy - Abed Nadir (Community)
Wrong Genre Savvy - Don Quixote (Don Quixote)
Enemy Outside - Piccolo (Dragonball Z)
Ascended Extra - Harley Quinn (Batman)
Final Girl - Ellen Ripley (Aliens)
The Adjectival Man - The Illusive Man (Mass Effect)
Adaptational Hero - Bigby Wolf (The Wolf Among Us)
Adaptational Villain - The Monster (Frankenstein)
Superpowered Evil Side - Yami Bakura (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
Mad Bomber - Norman Osbourne/Green Goblin (Spider-Man)
Regretful Traitor - Zuko (Avatar: The Last Airbender) / Boromir (Lord of the Rings)
Bare-Fisted Monk - Captain Falcon (Smash Bros.)
Sexy Priest - Kirei Kotomine (Fate series)
Butt Monkey - Jerry Gergich (Parks & Rec) / Luigi (Mario Bros.) / Toby Flenderson (The Office)
Eldritch Abomination - Cthuhlu (The Call of Cthuhlu) / Giygas (Earthbound)
Scapegoat - Sirius Black (Harry Potter)
The Heavy - Darth Vader (Star Wars)
Gentle Giant - Rubeus Hagrid (Harry Potter) / John Coffey (The Green Mile) / Iron Giant (The Iron Giant)
Older Than They Look - Eli (Let the Right One In)
Messianic Archetype - Aslan (Chronicles of Narnia)
Invincible Hero - Saitama (One-Punch Man)
Your Size May Vary - Bowser (Mario Bros.)
Mad Artist - The Phantom (The Phantom of the Opera)
Gentleman Thief - Joker (Persona 5)
Brilliant but Lazy - Sans (Undertale)
Monster Clown - Pennywise the Dancing Clown (IT)
The Fool - Inspector Gadget (Inspector Gadget)
Rescued from the Scrappy Heap - Wesley Wyndham-Price (Buffy/Angel)
Big Bad - Light Yagami (Death Note)
Eyes Always Shut - Brock (Pokemon)
Tomboy & Girly Girl - Chie Satonaka & Yukiko Amagi (Persona 4)
The Dragon - Darth Vader (Star Wars)
Nerd - Otacon (Metal Gear)
Innocent Flower Girl - Aeris Gainsborough (Final Fantasy)
Berserker - Guts (Berserk) 
Beware the Quiet Ones - Himura Kenshin (Rurouni Kenshin)
Pint-Sized Powerhouse - Toph Beifong (Avatar: The Last Airbender) / Kirby (Kirby)
Big-Lipped Alligator Moment - Pink Elephants on Parade (Dumbo)
Evil All Along - Matt Engarde (Ace Attorney)
Narm - All of Tommy Wiseau's "The Room"
You Are Who You Eat - Kirby (Kirby)
Crowd Song - Gaston (Beauty and the Beast)
Unreliable Narrator - Leonard Shelby (Memento) / The Narrator (Fight Club)
Voluntary Shapeshifter - Animorphs (Animorphs)
Unexpected Character - Solid Snake (Smash Bros. Brawl)
Heterosexual Life Partners - Turk & JD (Scrubs)
And I Must Scream - Ted (I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream)
Bedlam House - Arkham Asylum (Batman)
Abandoned Hospital - Brookhaven Hospital (Silent Hill)
Vacation Episode - Rugrats in Paris / Mr. Greg (Steven Universe) / Itchy and Scratchy Land (The Simpsons)
Goth Girls Know Magic - Raven (Teen Titans)
The Rival - Gary Oak (Pokemon)
Tragic Villain - The Boss (Metal Gear Solid)
Good All Along - Severus Snape (Harry Potter)
Villain Song - Be Prepared (The Lion King)
Mix & Match Critters - ManBearPig (South Park)
Ensemble Darkhorse - Luna Lovegood (Harry Potter)
Tear Jerker - Seymour (Futurama)
Artifact of Doom - The One Ring (Lord of the Rings)
Relationship Voice Actor - Nolan North and Troy Baker (Last of Us, Uncharted, God of War)
Megaton Punch - Saitama (One-Punch Man)
Broken Ace - Ozymandias (Watchmen)
The Intern - Kenneth (30 Rock)
Lethal Chef - Bender (Futurama)
Zeppo - Tad Strange (Gravity Falls)
Genius Bruiser - Beast (X-Men) / Bane (Batman)
Haunted Castle - Dracula's Castle (Castlevania)
Adolf Hitlarious - Downfall Meme
Body Surf - Mario (Super Mario Odyssey)
Stepford Smiler - Sayori (Doki Doki Literature Club) / Patrick Bateman (American Psycho)
The Juggernaut - Juggernaut (Marvel)
Deader Than Disco - Instrument-based rhythm games
Uncanny Valley - Junji Ito
Red Oni, Blue Oni - Sonic & Knuckles (Sonic) / Phoenix Wright & Miles Edgeworth (Ace Attorney)
Dead All Along - Auron (Final Fantasy X)
Ramming Always Works - Dragoon (Kirby Air Ride)
Dark Is Not Evil - Batman (Batman)
Disco Dan - Disco Stu (The Simpsons)
Eldritch Location - Silent Hill (Silent Hill)
One of Us - David Hayter
Hell of a Time - South Park
Lady of War - O-Ren Ishii (Kill Bill)

The Everyman - John McClane (Die Hard)
Rasputinian Death - Chloe Price (Life is Strange)
Iconic Sequel Character - Ezio Auditore da Firenze (Assassin's Creed) / Yoda (Star Wars)
Badass Driver - Baby (Baby Driver)
Corpsing - The Biggus Dickus Guards (Monty Python's Life of Brian)
Chuunibyou - Gundham Tanaka (Danganronpa 2)
Disney Villain Death - Hans Gruber (Die Hard)
Villainous Valor - Macbeth (Macbeth) / Jetstream Sam (Metal Gear Rising)
Cain and Abel - Solid and Liquid Snake (Metal Gear Solid)
Double Reverse Quadruple Agent - Revolver Ocelot (Metal Gear Solid)
Defeating the Undefeatable - Lu Bu (Dynasty Warriors)
What Could Have Been - Silent Hills

All-American Face - Captain America (Marvel)
Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass - Ed (Ed, Edd n Eddy)
Nigh-Invulnerability - Superman (DC)
Intelligible Unintelligible - Boomhauer (King of the Hill)
100% Approval Rating - Jack Skellington (The Nightmare Before Christmas)
Upgrade vs. Prototype - Mewtwo v. Mew (Pokemon: The First Movie)
Spider Limbs - Doctor Octopus (Spider-Man)
Bizarre and Improbable Ballistics - The entire movie Wanted
The Man in Front of the Man - Alex (Golden Sun) / Revolver Ocelot (Metal Gear Solid)
Batman in my Basement - Eleven (Stranger Things)
Franchise Killer - Mass Effect Andromeda
Supervillain Lair - Castlevania (Castlevania)
Combat Commentator - Howard Holmes and Kreese Kreely (MadWorld)
Double Agent - Severus Snape (Harry Potter)
Villainous Breakdown - Azula (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
No One Could Survive That - Liquid Snake (Metal Gear Solid) / Seto Kaiba (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
Obfuscating Stupidity - Verbal Kint (The Usual Suspects)
Magnificent Bastard - Hans Landa (Inglourious Basterds)


Season 2Edit

After the original topic series ended, another user GavsEvans123 was given permission to continue. He began the new series in December 2018.


Un-Canceled - Futurama
Continuity Reboot - Batman Begins / Tomb Raider (2013)
Opposing Sports Team - Monstars (Space Jam) / Globo Gym Purple Cobras (Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story) / Luca Goers (Final Fantasy X)
Calling Your Attacks - Falcon Punch (Super Smash Bros.)
Arc Words - You have failed this city! (Arrow) / Bad Wolf (Doctor Who)
The Gunslinger - Roland Deschain (The Dark Tower)
Interface Screw - Touch Fuzzy, Get Dizzy (Yoshi's Island)
Cold Sniper - Widowmaker (Overwatch)
Signature Move - Falcon Punch (Super Smash Bros.)
Badass Santa - Santa Christ (Nostalgia Critic)
How the Character Stole Christmas - How the King Stole Christmas (Brawl in the Family)
An Ass-Kicking Christmas - Die Hard
Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain - Wile E. Coyote (Looney Tunes)
Walking Spoiler - Frank Fontaine (Bioshock) / Delta (Zero Time Dilemma)
Evil Brit - V.M. Varga (Fargo)
Jack-of-All-Stats - Mario (Super Smash Bros. / Mario Kart)
Karmic Death - Frollo (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)
Nice Hat - Professor Layton / Hat Kid (A Hat in Time) / Indiana Jones / Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean)
Cool Mask - Meta Knight (Kirby)
Laughably Evil - Hades (Hercules) / Damien Dharke (Arrowverse)
Badass Cape - Batman / Meta Knight (Kirby) / Doctor Strange
Fictional Video Game - Journey to the Center of Hawkthorne (Community) / Sugar Rush (Wreck-It Ralph) / eXistenZ / Wild Side (Kid Chameleon)
Earn Your Happy Ending - The Shawshank Redemption
Even Evil Has Standards - Tipping (Reservoir Dogs) / Joker realizes Red Skull is a Nazi (Batman and Captain America) / Shelly DeKiller (Ace Attorney)
Quirky Miniboss Squad - League of Evil Exes (Scott Pilgrim)
Corrupt Church - Church of Yevon (Final Fantasy X) / The Grail (Preacher)
Cool Pet - Snoopy (Charlie Brown) / Perry the Platypus (Phineas and Ferb)
Trap Master - Fred Jones (Scooby Doo: Mystery Incorporated)
The Drifter - The Man With No Name (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly)
Reality Warper - Mad Jim Jaspers (Marvel Comics) / Doctor Manhattan (Watchmen)
Those Two Bad Guys - Bebop and Rocksteady (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) / Junkrat and Roadhog (Overwatch) / 21 and 24 (The Venture Bros.) / Harry and Marv (Home Alone)
Evil Chancellor - Palpatine (Star Wars)
Fighting Clown - Yoshimitsu (Tekken/Soul Calibur)
The Ophelia - Ophelia (Hamlet)
They Wasted a Perfectly Good Character - General Grievous (Star Wars)
Pet the Dog - Don Vito Corleone playing with his grandchild (The Godfather) / Dr Cox patting JD on the back (Scrubs) / Cyril comforting Lisa after she gives up smoking (The Raccoons) / Aladdin giving away the bread he stole (Aladdin) / Damien Darhk telling his daughter a dad joke (Legends of Tomorrow)

An Ice Person – Sub-Zero (Mortal Kombat)

Mad Scientist - Victor Frankenstein (Frankenstein)
Bait-and-Switch Boss - Akuma (Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo) / Magolor (Kirby's Return to Dreamland) / Star Dream (Kirby Planet Robobot)
Make Me Wanna Shout - Black Canary (DC Comics)
Time Stands Still - The World (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
We're Still Relevant, Dammit! - St. Anger (Metallica)
Shifting Sand Land - Shifting Sand Land (Super Mario 64)
Mama Bear - Ellen Ripley (Aliens)
Papa Wolf - Bryan Mills (Taken)
Handicapped Badass - Toph (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
Lethal Lava Land - Lethal Lava Land (Super Mario 64)
Power Parasite - Rogue (X-Men)
Palmtree Panic - Seaside Hill (Sonic Heroes)
Attack of the 50 Foot Whatever - Gwoemul (The Host) / Stay Puft Marshmallow Man (Ghostbusters) / Tentacruel (Pokemon anime)
Big Boo's Haunt: Pokemon Tower (Pokemon Red, Blue and Yellow)
Playing With Fire: Zuko (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
Slippy-Slidey Ice World: Shadow Moses Island Outdoors (Metal Gear Solid), / Cool, Cool Mountain (Super Mario 64), / Freezeezy Peak (Banjo Kazooie), / Great Glacier (Final Fantasy VII) / Ice Cave (Pokemon Gold, Silver and Crystal)
The Lost Woods: The Lost Woods (Legend of Zelda) / The Forbidden Forest (Harry Potter)
Green Hill Zone: Green Greens (Kirby)
Big Damn Heroes: Franziska arrives with evidence (Ace Attorney) / Thor arrives in Wakanda (Avengers: Infinity War) / The Sand Shinobi saves Sasuke rescue squad (Naruto)
Villainous Rescue: Megamind saves the city (Megamind) / T.Rex attacks the raptors (Jurassic Park)
Generic Doomsday Villain - Doomsday (Superman)

Big Damn Kiss: The upside-down kiss (Spider-Man)

Lovable Sex Maniac: Pepe Le Pew (Looney Tunes) / The Todd (Scrubs)

Freudian Excuse - Magneto is a Holocaust survivor (X-Men) / Doctor Doofenshmirtz's parents didn't show up for his birth (Phineas and Ferb)
Cool Old Lady - Professor McGonagall (Harry Potter)
Gainax Ending - 2001: A Space Odyssey
Vindicated by History - The Shining
Adaptational Badass - Carol Pelletier (The Walking Dead)
Adaptational Wimp - Aquaman (Superfriends)
Wake-Up Call Boss - Deathstroke (Batman: Arkham Origins) / Cerberus (Kingdom Hearts) / Ghirahim (Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
Jump Scare - Mad Piano (Super Mario 64)
Replacement Scrappy - Near and Mello (Death Note) / Raiden (Metal Gear Solid 2 / Playstation All Stars Battle Royale)
Adam Westing - Adam West
Badass Grandpa - Iroh (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
Badass Bookworm - Sherlock Holmes / Hermione Granger (Harry Potter)
Back for the Dead - Dobby (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1)
Little Miss Badass - Toph Beifong (Avatar: The Last Airbender) / Hit-Girl (Kick-Ass) / Arya Stark (Game of Thrones)

We Can Rebuild Him - Darth Vader (Star Wars)

Acclaimed Flop - The Shawshank Redemption
Canon Foreigner - Daryl Dixon (The Walking Dead)
Canon Immigrant - Harley Quinn (DC Comics)
Fountain of Memes - CATS (Zero Wing)
Wham Line - I did it thirty-five minutes ago. (Watchmen)
Gangplank Galleon - Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
Villain Protagonist - Walter White (Breaking Bad)
Beware the Nice Ones - The Iron Giant / Gohan (Dragon Ball Z)
Complete Monster - Michael Myers (Halloween)
Alas, Poor Villain - Gundham Tanaka (Danganronpa 2) / HAL-9000 (2001: A Space Odyssey) / Killmonger (Black Panther)
Alas, Poor Scrappy - Dobby (Harry Potter)
Doomed Hometown - Arcadia Bay (Life is Strange)
Fragile Speedster - Sonic the Hedgehog
Take That, Scrappy! - The Monokubs are killed off (Danganronpa V3) / The fates of Nikki and Paulo (Lost)
Memetic Badass - Chuck Norris (Chuck Norris Facts)
Surprisingly Improved Sequel - Street Fighter 2 / Assassin's Creed 2
Brainwashed and Crazy - Luigi (Super Paper Mario)
Sir Swears-a-Lot - Cid Highwind (Final Fantasy 7) / Deadpool / Samuel L. Jackson
Creator's Pet - Roman Reigns (WWE)
Multi-Armed and Dangerous - Machamp (Pokemon) / Goro (Mortal Kombat) / Doctor Octopus (Spider-Man)

Light is Not Good - The Radiance (Hollow Knight)
Stupid Jetpack Hitler - HYDRA (Captain America)
Crystal Dragon Jesus - Yevon (Final Fantasy X)
Starter Villain - Iron Monger (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
Narm Charm - What is a man? A miserable little pile of secrets! (Castlevania: Symphony of the Night)
Fake Ultimate Hero - Mr Satan (Dragon Ball Z)
Filler Villain - The Big Five (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
Break Out the Museum Piece - The Blades of Chaos (God of War)
Even Evil Has Loved Ones - Bowser (Super Mario Bros.)
Running Gagged - Kenny dies (South Park)
Sensitive Guy and Manly Man - Virgin and Chad (Internet Culture)
Jive Turkey - Jive Lady (Airplane!)
Mascot Mook - Slime (Dragon Quest)
Took a Level in Kindness - Kratos (God of War)
Took a Level in Jerkass - The Prince (Prince of Persia: Warrior Within) / Bloo (Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends)
Degraded Boss - El Gigante (Resident Evil 4)
Hypercompetent Sidekick - Shego (Kim Possible)
Throw the Dog a Bone - Sweet Victory (Spongebob Squarepants)
The Snark Knight - Karkat Vantas (Homestuck)
Relationship Upgrade - Ron and Hermione (Harry Potter)
Pair the Spares - Shaggy and Velma (Scooby Doo: Mystery Incorporated)
Guile Hero - John Constantine (Constantine)