Steven Universe (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

Steven Universe is a Cartoon Network show from Rebecca Sugar, an Adventure Time alum and author of Pug Davis.It is the network's first series to be created and headed solely by a woman and an openly LGBT individual. note Debuting on TV on November 4th, 2013, the series follows the Coming of Age tale of a boy named Steven, the youngest member of the Crystal Gems, a team of magical crystalline

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Hate Sink - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) A Hate Sink is a character whose intended role in the story is to be so despicable that the audience wants them to fail just as much as they want the heroes to succeed.The key word here is "intended"; unlike The Scrappy, the Hate Sink is a character created by an author with the specific goal of making the audience hate this character's guts.. The character in question doesn't have to be the ...

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(52 years ago) TV Tropes, the all-devouring pop-culture wiki, catalogs and cross-references recurrent plot devices, archetypes, and tropes in all forms of media.

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Mass Effect (Franchise) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Mass Effect is a Space Opera multimedia franchise, originating as an RPG/Third-Person Shooter.It was developed by BioWare, which also developed Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Baldur's Gate, Jade Empire, Dragon Age, and Neverwinter Nights.. The series takes place in the late 22nd century. A few decades ago, Mars turned out to have an outpost of the franchise's Precursors, the ...

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Avatar: The Last Airbender (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Avatar: The Last Airbender is a Nicktoon that ran from 2005-2008 on Nickelodeon.It is the first series in an eponymous franchise which takes place in a Constructed World divided into four nations: the Water Tribes, the Earth Kingdom, the Fire Nation, and the Air Nomads.Each nation has developed a spiritual art form to manipulate ("bend") their namesake element, but only the Avatar — one ...

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(52 years ago) Do you own You're Missing Out on High Value Audience with Lower Cost-per-Click & Great ROI! Get Started Today.

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Stellaris (Video Game) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Stellaris is a Science Fiction Space Opera real-time 4X grand strategy game by Paradox Interactive.It was officially announced at Gamescom in August 2015 and was released on May 9th 2016; in an unusual twist for grand strategy games, it later came to the PS4 and Xbox One on February 26th 2019. The game was developed by Paradox Development Studios and uses the same Clausewitz Engine that the ...

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The Simpsons (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) The quintessential adult animated series, The Simpsons was and remains a television phenomenon like no other, and one of the most beloved, most quotable and most recognizable creations in the history of animation. The brainchild of independent cartoonist Matt Groening, author of Life in Hell, The Simpsons first aired from 1987 to 1989 as a series of animated shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show.

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BoJack Horseman (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) BoJack Horseman is an animated black comedy-drama series created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg for Netflix as the service's first animated original program. The series premiered on August 22, 2014, and stars an Ensemble Cast which includes Will Arnett, Amy …

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Phineas and Ferb (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) In May 2015, the creators announced that production on the show had ended, with the series finale, titled "Last Day of Summer", airing on June 12, 2015 and wrapping up an eight-year run; making it the second longest-running animated series in Disney history. note A stand-alone special, "The O.W.C.A. Files.", premiered on November 9, later that year.

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Danny Phantom (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Danny Phantom is an animated Superhero series created by Butch Hartman (of The Fairly OddParents fame) for Nickelodeon.. The series revolves around the adventures of 14-year-old Danny Fenton, the son of professional ghost hunters. (No, not those.Or those.)While generally less than competent, his parents' engineering skill is phenomenal, leading to inventions such as the Fenton Portal, a ...

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Megamind (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) In the world of spoof superheroes, Megamind (voiced by Will Ferrell ), the greatest villain in the world, is locked in an eternal battle against the seemingly invincible and perfect Metro Man ( Brad Pitt ). However, in their last confrontation over go-to Damsel in Distress Roxanne Ritchi ( Tina Fey ), Megamind finally ( and surprisingly ...

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American Dad! (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) American Dad! is the second Animated Sitcom from the creator of Family Guy, Seth MacFarlane, along with Matt Weitzman and Mike Barker. A pillory of American ultra conservatism played out on Rupert Murdoch's network, it follows the daily life of paranoid and extremely patriotic CIA agent Stan Smith, his over-protective wife Francine, nerdy teenage son Steve, and liberal and rebellious teenage ...

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Ed, Edd n Eddy (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Three friends, one name, and barely a clue amongst them: that's the premise behind Cartoon Network's Ed, Edd n Eddy, a show about the misadventures of some not-so-ordinary kids in an ordinary suburban cul-de-sac.. Ed is a lovable lug who possesses superhuman strength, subhuman intellect, and an odd obsession with chickens; he also enjoys drinking gravy and the odd spot of buttered toast, with ...

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The Walking Dead (Series) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) The Walking Dead is a live action Zombie Apocalypse television series based on the comic of the same name.Like the comic, its story focuses on a group of survivors struggling to stay alive in a world overrun by undead humans. Rick Grimes, the leader of the group, awakens in the hospital from a coma to find everything has gone downhill.

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Arthur (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Arthur is a long-running kids' show that began broadcast on PBS on October 7, 1996 and is produced by WGBH Boston. It is an Animated Adaptation of the books by Marc Brown. In a world where everyone in the series is some sort of animal, the show follows mild-mannered, bespectacled aardvark Arthur Read and his band of friends as they go through the third grade and some seven summer vacations.

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One Piece (Manga) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Welcome to the best-selling (single-author) comic in the world, as acknowledged by the Guinness World Records themselves.. One Piece began as a manga series written by Eiichiro Oda since 1997, and in 1999, it was adapted into an ongoing popular anime series produced by Toei Animation.The story chronicles the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy, an ambitious yet kind and rather dense young man who ...

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Harry Potter (Franchise) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Harry Potter began as a series of seven fantasy novels by J. K. Rowling and later expanded into a multimedia franchise. Following the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the franchise as a whole has been rebranded as Wizarding World (or J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World).We have separate pages for its book, film, and video game incarnations; this one is a disambiguation page to ...

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Supernatural (Series) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Supernatural was an American paranormal/horror show based around a Monster of the Week structure topped off with an over-reaching arc, while simultaneously retaining humor through various means of Leaning on the Fourth Wall.It follows Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Sam Winchester (Jared Padalecki), two brothers who hunt creatures based on Urban Legends, Classical Mythology, and Abrahamic theology ...

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South Park (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) South Park is an []famous long-running Animated Shock Comedy by Trey Parker and Matt Stone on Comedy Central.Debuting in 1997, the show follows the misadventures of a group of elementary school kids in the titular mountain town of South Park, Colorado.

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Adventure Time (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) On September 29, 2016, after months of erratic airings, Cartoon Network announced on Twitter that the show would end in 2018; which it did on September 3, 2018, with the hour-long series finale "Come Along With Me" airing after an all-day marathon of the show's most popular episodes. With an eight-year run, Adventure Time is the fourth longest-running series on Cartoon Network, and at 283 ...

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Reality Ensues - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) A link somewhere on the Internet sent you to this page. It may refer to one of the following things: Deconstructed Trope: When a trope is portrayed in the way that would unfold under realistic circumstances.; Surprisingly Realistic Outcome: When a moment in a work is unexpectedly realistic compared to the norm for its genre.; This Is Reality, when characters mentions the trope In-Universe.

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Dork Age - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) There's a very strange relationship between character/plot development and maintaining the status quo.Changing said status, if done poorly, may result in a Dork Age.A Dork Age is a period in a franchise, especially a long-running one, where there was a dramatic change of concept or execution, usually to stay current, and it did not work.. It could be an ill-advised "new direction".

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Babylon 5 (Series) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Babylon 5 is a Nineties Space Opera created by J. Michael Straczynski, running from 1994-1998.(A two-hour pilot movie, "The Gathering", first aired in '93).It was syndicated as a part of the PTEN network package for its first four seasons, and was hastily picked-up by TNT for its fifth.. The story takes place on Babylon 5, a giant cylindrical space station and sort of United Nations in space.

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Attack on Titan (Manga) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Attack on Titan note is a manga series written by Hajime Isayama, weaving a tight story around its large cast of characters and the strange, apocalyptic world in which they live. Titan also revolves around the concept of failure: the human forces repeatedly struggle to accomplish anything, sacrifice numerous lives, and make major mistakes to have it all come to naught in the end.

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Total Drama (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Total Drama is a popular and iconic Canadian animated series produced by Fresh TV, the creators of 6teen, that ascribes to New Season, New Name and debuted on Teletoon in Canada on July 8, 2007. On June 5, 2008, it came to Cartoon Network in the United States. The show is about teenagers who sign up to star on a reality show similar to Survivor called Total Drama, where they are divided into ...

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Even Evil Has Standards - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) The most common taboos of this type in contemporary Western works involve sexual violence or ill-treatment of children. Or both at once.Common gangster-story examples are to have the Neighbourhood-Friendly Gangsters, by contrast with the Ruthless Foreign Gangsters, refuse to sell illegal drugs or to be disrespectful and abusive in their treatment of the women who they pimp.

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Fairy Tail (Manga) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Written by Hiro Mashima of Rave Master fame and first published by Kodansha in 2006, Fairy Tail consists of 63 manga volumes, proving itself among the more successful long-running Shōnen series. The manga was adapted into an anime produced by A-1 Pictures and Satelight and directed by Shinji Ishihira in 2009, with two English dubs produced by ...

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The Dresden Files (Literature) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) An Urban Fantasy/mystery series of novels by Jim Butcher.Harry Dresden is a wizard and private detective operating out of modern day Chicago (he's in the phone book under "wizards"; surprisingly, he's the only entry), and reluctantly hired by a special police task force as a consultant on supernatural crimes. The Genre Savvy protagonist cracks jokes about the Urban Fantasy-Dungeon Punk setting ...

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Pokémon (Franchise) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Pokémon is a long-running series of Japanese Role Playing Games, developed by Game Freak and published by video game giant Nintendo, which spawned a multi-billion dollar franchise, and indirectly caused the proliferation of Western broadcasts of anime in the mid-to-late 1990s, along with Dragon Ball and Sailor Moon. Pokémon went on to gross an estimated US$100 billion worldwide, becoming the ...

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Young Justice (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Young Justice is an animated television series based on DC Comics, created by Greg Weisman ( Gargoyles, The Spectacular Spider-Man, W.I.T.C.H.) and Brandon Vietti ( Batman: Under the Red Hood, Superman: Doomsday, The Batman ), produced by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, and first broadcast on Cartoon Network.

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The Wheel of Time (Literature) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) An epic fantasy series by Robert Jordan (and then Brandon Sanderson, after the former died), currently consisting of fourteen books, a prequel (New Spring), and a couple of series guides, as well as a first-person shooter and a tabletop RPG.The main sequence of the series is now complete. Prequel: New Spring (2004) (expanded from a novella) The Eye of the World (1990)

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Genshin Impact / Characters - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) List of all the characters in Genshin Impact. Characters with their names in bold are playable. Main Characters note Celestial Twins / The Traveler, Paimon Mondstadt: The Knights of Favonius note Varka, Jean, Kaeya, Albedo, Eula, …

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Beware the Nice Ones - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Check any of the following tropes to see just what is most likely in store for whomever set off the Nice One: Badass Adorable, Death Glare (which should never be brushed off), Mama Bear (or Team Mom, or Papa Wolf, depending), The Quiet One, The So-Called Coward, Teach Him Anger (a suicidal idea with the Gentle Giant) and Tranquil Fury.

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Trope Pantheons / Pantheon - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Groups: Smaller sub-factions of gods loosely connected by common traits. Pantheon Tales. Book of Trope: A collection of the stories of the pantheon; from the creation of the world and its inhabitants to the rise and fall of the Gods to the grand battles that have shaped the …

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Old (Film) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Old provides examples of:. Adapted Out:. In the graphic novel, 5-year-old Zoe (now named Kara) had a 3-year-old brother named Felix.In the film, Kara is an only child. Florence (Patricia) and Oliver (Jarin) are accompanied by science fiction writer Henry Lascaride, Florence's father.

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Archer (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Archer's humor, much like Arrested Development (and spiritual predecessor Frisky Dingo), relies heavily on Call Backs and Running Gags and, like that show, has a large Ensemble Cast (including a cast member or two from Arrested Development) and Two Lines, No Waiting plots. A fan of either Arrested Development or Frisky Dingo will almost certainly enjoy Archer, whereas someone who found either ...

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Futurama (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Good news everyone, we're going to describe Futurama here!. Created by Matt Groening, this Fantastic Comedy of an Animated Series follows the life of Philip J. Fry: Right as the clock strikes midnight on December 31, 1999, Fry — a pizza delivery boy in New York City — falls into a cryogenic tank and gets frozen for a thousand years. He emerges from his cryo-nap in the morning of December ...

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iCarly (Series) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) iCarly (2007-2012) was a Nickelodeon teen sitcom created by Dan Schneider. Carly Shay (Miranda Cosgrove) is a young girl in her mid-teens living in Seattle with her big brother and guardian Spencer (Jerry Trainor), whose father has been deployed in the military for a decade or so.. After an accident where her comments on a Sadist Teacher's talent show made it onto a YouTube-like site, the ...

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Complete Monster - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) The Complete Monster is the most depraved of all characters; a villain utterly lacking in redeeming features. Trying to put a value on the evilness of a Complete Monster is like calculating the credit score of Bill Gates: it's a moot point. Or, anyway, that is how the character is presented in the story.

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Road 96 / Characters - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Characters /. Road 96. You. A teenage runaway trying to escape across the border. Been There, Shaped History: Their role in the story, influencing major events while drifting along the road. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Being an altruistic crosser can sometimes backfire. Such as saving the teenager and Fanny from the billboard bomb car crash.

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Family Guy (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Family Guy is an Animated Sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane about a dysfunctional New England family.It presents the viewer with six main characters in the Griffin family—slow-witted blue-collar jerk Peter, who is basically a crueler, more imbecilic, and often more cheerful Al Bundy; smart and efficient (but neglectful and wild) House Wife Lois; insecure daughter Meg; moronic son Chris ...

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The Expanse (Series) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) A space opera and mystery series based on the book series of the same name written by James S. A. Corey.. About two hundred years from now, humanity has colonized the Moon, Mars, and the Asteroid Belt.Ships traverse the Solar System as far out as Saturn, mostly to scavenge for ice from the planet's ring system, but closer in, they facilitate trade, commerce and transportation among the Inner ...

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Justice League (Western Animation) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths: Notable for having started off as a movie bridging the gap between the end of Justice League and the beginning of Unlimited.While no longer set within the DCAU, the film retains many of the plot points and themes of the series. Justice League: Doom: A loose adaptation of the "Tower of Babel" arc, almost all roles are reprised by the animated series actors.

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Despair Event Horizon - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Despair Event Horizon. "It wasn't just the baby that died that day; something inside Sick Boy was lost and never returned." The line that, once crossed, destroys any last remaining sense of hope. It could be for a cause, a person, a situation, or simple survival. A character has given up …

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Memetic Badass - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) A specific form of Memetic Mutation when the fandom of a series exaggerates a character that is simply badass, or sometimes not all that impressive, to preposterously epic god-like levels. Despite the name, it doesn't necessarily have to be a widely known Internet meme, and is sometimes just an in-joke among the fan-base.In some cases, the writers agree.

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Rick and Morty / Recap - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Rickaps of the episodes of Rick and Morty. For other media see the franchise page. All spoilers are unmarked. "Pilot" "Lawnmower Dog" "Anatomy Park" "M. Night Shaym-Aliens!" "Meeseeks And Destroy" "Rick Potion #9" "Raising Gazorpazorp" "Rixty …

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Doctor Who (Series) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Doctor Who is a British television institution, and the longest-running science-fiction series in the world, first airing on BBC TV on 23 November 1963. Created by Canadian television producer Sydney Newman, it takes place in and established the Whoniverse, which has a continuous and constantly adapting story involving many different timelines, and also spawned the truly vast Doctor Who ...

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Fire Emblem Heroes (Video Game) - TV Tropes

(52 years ago) Fire Emblem Heroes — also referred to as FE Heroes — is a Free-to-Play game in the Fire Emblem series that was released on iOS and Android platforms on February 2, 2017. It is a crossover that features characters from across the series as summoned heroes, along with an Original Generation of new characters.. Set in the World of Zenith, you, a Summoner, are called to assist the Order of ...

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