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28th Apr '16 9:42:35 AM Angelus25
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%%* CardCarryingVillain

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%%* CardCarryingVillain* CardCarryingVillain: His alias as well as his slogan ("I have a PhD in horribleness") are an admition of his villainy.



%%* EvenEvilHasStandards: Especially at first.

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%%* * EvenEvilHasStandards: Especially at first.He refuses to commit murder [[spoiler:until Captain Hammer boasts that he will sleep with Penny just to spite him.]]



%%* LonelyAtTheTop

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%%* LonelyAtTheTop* LonelyAtTheTop: [[spoiler: He succeeds in his ambition to join the Evil League of Evil but looses the girl he loves in the process.]]



%%* SanitySlippage

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%%* SanitySlippage* SanitySlippage: Due to the inability to deal with the fact that he girl he's in love with is involved with his nemesis.



%%* ShrinkingViolet

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%%* ShrinkingViolet* ShrinkingViolet: He's shy and unable to talk to the girl he likes until she talks to him first and even then he's visibly nervous



%%* VillainProtagonist

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%%* VillainProtagonist* VillainProtagonist: Though he begins the musical as the DesignatedVillain at worst [[spoiler:he goes an emotional downhill that leads to him embracing villainy by the end.]]
17th Apr '16 1:26:36 AM Eagal
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* LivingLegend

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* %%* LivingLegend
17th Apr '16 1:26:09 AM Eagal
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* AntiVillain: Has shades of [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds Types II]] and [[WellIntentionedExtremist III]]. Loses the latter by the end.

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* AntiVillain: Has shades of [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds Types II]] WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds and [[WellIntentionedExtremist III]].WellIntentionedExtremist. Loses the latter by the end.
17th Apr '16 1:25:46 AM Eagal
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* TechnicalPacifist[=/=]ThouShaltNotKill: Personally against murder, which he sees as beneath him--or at least, would like to. It seems to be implied that the ''real'' reason he won't kill is because he knows it's wrong, but he doesn't wanna admit that, so makes up an excuse about it not being "elegant or creative" enough.

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* TechnicalPacifist[=/=]ThouShaltNotKill: TechnicalPacifist: Personally against murder, which he sees as beneath him--or at least, would like to. It seems to be implied that the ''real'' reason he won't kill is because he knows it's wrong, but he doesn't wanna admit that, so makes up an excuse about it not being "elegant or creative" enough.



* BreakTheHaughty[=/=][[spoiler:NotSoInvincibleAfterAll]]: [[spoiler:In the end, when he is injured by the Death Ray explosion and is seen crying to a psychologist in the closing scenes.]]

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* BreakTheHaughty[=/=][[spoiler:NotSoInvincibleAfterAll]]: BreakTheHaughty: [[spoiler:In the end, when he is injured by the Death Ray explosion and is seen crying to a psychologist in the closing scenes.]]



* ChestInsignia: Of... well, guess.

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* ChestInsignia: Of... well, guess.Of a hammer.



* ItsAllAboutMe[=/=]{{Narcissist}}: The main reason he loves being a superhero is the limelight. Even in his final number "Everyone's A Hero" he sounds utterly narcissistic.

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* ItsAllAboutMe[=/=]{{Narcissist}}: ItsAllAboutMe: The main reason he loves being a superhero is the limelight. Even in his final number "Everyone's A Hero" he sounds utterly narcissistic.



* MadeOfIron[=/=]NighInvulnerability: He only gets injured in the end, from the Death Ray explosion.



* NighInvulnerability: He only gets injured in the end, from the Death Ray explosion.



* SmugSnake[=/=]SmugSuper: His ego's just a ''bit'' too big for his own good.

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* SmugSnake[=/=]SmugSuper: SmugSuper: His ego's just a ''bit'' too big for his own good.



* TheIngenue[=/=]WideEyedIdealist: And how. She's good-hearted but horribly naive. She does realize what a tool, pun intended, Hammer is, but a little too late.

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* TheIngenue[=/=]WideEyedIdealist: TheIngenue: And how. She's good-hearted but horribly naive. She does realize what a tool, pun intended, Hammer is, but a little too late.



* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth: [[spoiler:Penny is the nicest person in the story, and unwittingly causing her tragic death is what sends Billy spiralling into true villainy.]]

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* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth: [[spoiler:Penny is the nicest person in the story, and unwittingly causing her tragic death is what sends Billy spiralling spiraling into true villainy.]]



* MinionWithAnFInEvil[=/=]IneffectualSympatheticVillain: Played with, given that his boss is actually ''worse'' at the whole evil gig.

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* MinionWithAnFInEvil[=/=]IneffectualSympatheticVillain: IneffectualSympatheticVillain: Played with, given that his boss is actually ''worse'' at the whole evil gig.



%%* BiggerBad: See SmallRoleBigImpact below.



* GreaterScopeVillain: Technically the BigBad of the show is Billy himself, with Captain Hammer as the HeroAntagonist, but Bad Horse has a greater presence in the setting as a whole. He leads the Evil League of Evil and is the one who pushes Billy towards evil, ordering him to commit murder in order to gain entrance to the League.



* InSeriesNickname: ''The Thoroughbred Of Sin''
%%* LivingLegend

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* InSeriesNickname: LivingLegend
* RedBaron:
''The Thoroughbred Of Sin''
%%* LivingLegend
Sin''
31st Jan '16 5:54:39 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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->'''Played by:''' Creator/NeilPatrickHarris



->'''Played by:''' Creator/NathanFillion



->'''Played by:''' Creator/FeliciaDay



%%* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth

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%%* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth: [[spoiler:Penny is the nicest person in the story, and unwittingly causing her tragic death is what sends Billy spiralling into true villainy.]]


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->'''Played by:''' Simon Helberg
9th Jan '16 5:22:30 AM TheUnknownUploader
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* TragicVillain: [[spoiler: After Penny's death.]]
8th Nov '15 1:55:20 PM azul120
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%%* AntiVillain

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%%* AntiVillain* AntiVillain: Has shades of [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds Types II]] and [[WellIntentionedExtremist III]]. Loses the latter by the end.



%%* FromNobodyToNightmare

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%%* FromNobodyToNightmare* FromNobodyToNightmare: Goes from WellIntentionedExtremist to full on villain. See NotSoHarmlessVillain for more.



* HeroWorshipper: {{Inverted}}. He evidently has deep admiration for Bad Horse, which Penny finds disturbing when he accidentally mentions it.
%%* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: [[spoiler: Until the end.]]

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* HeroWorshipper: {{Inverted}}.{{Inverted|Trope}}. He evidently has deep admiration for Bad Horse, which Penny finds disturbing when he accidentally mentions it.
%%* * IneffectualSympatheticVillain: [[spoiler: Until [[spoiler:Until the end.end, when he joins the Evil League of Evil.]]



* LoveMakesYouEvil: In a strange sort of way because Penny was also his MoralityPet. [[spoiler: When she died, so did his conscience.]]
%%* MadScientist

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* LoveMakesYouEvil: In a strange sort of way because Penny was also his MoralityPet. [[spoiler: When [[spoiler:When she died, so did his conscience.]]
%%* MadScientist* MadScientist: Deconstructed somewhat, but ultimately played straight in the end.



%%* NeverHurtAnInnocent

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%%* NeverHurtAnInnocent* NeverHurtAnInnocent: At first at least. That is, until he joins the Evil League of Evil in the end.



%%* NotSoHarmlessVillain

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%%* NotSoHarmlessVillain* NotSoHarmlessVillain: Pretty much. He goes from IneffectualSympatheticVillain to full on threat in the end.
* ProtagonistJourneyToVillain: He has one foot in villain territory in the beginning. Captain Hammer certainly doesn't help things though.



* ShooTheDog: Tries to get Penny to evacuate the room when he has Hammer frozen and everyone else cowering in fear, as he does not want her see him doing this. Tragically ineffective, and she can only watch in fear, and ends up getting killed when the Death Ray explodes.



%%* TechnicalPacifist



* ThouShaltNotKill: Personally against murder, which he sees as beneath him--or at least, would like to. It seems to be implied that the ''real'' reason he won't kill is because he knows it's wrong, but he doesn't wanna admit that, so makes up an excuse about it not being "elegant or creative" enough.

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* ThouShaltNotKill: TechnicalPacifist[=/=]ThouShaltNotKill: Personally against murder, which he sees as beneath him--or at least, would like to. It seems to be implied that the ''real'' reason he won't kill is because he knows it's wrong, but he doesn't wanna admit that, so makes up an excuse about it not being "elegant or creative" enough.



* WhosLaughingNow: In his penultimate number, when he freezes Hammer and has everyone cowering in fear.



%%* CaptainSuperhero

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%%* CaptainSuperhero* BreakTheHaughty[=/=][[spoiler:NotSoInvincibleAfterAll]]: [[spoiler:In the end, when he is injured by the Death Ray explosion and is seen crying to a psychologist in the closing scenes.]]
* CaptainSuperhero: It's in his name.



* CorporateSponsoredSuperhero: Or corporate tool, if you ask Dr. Horrible.



* DumbIsGood: Advocates anti-intellectualism, telling kids that any kid who's either a nerd or "different" in some ways is a potential supervillain who must be put behind bars.
* DumbMuscle: Downplayed in that he's smart enough to follow Dr. Horrible's Blog and [[spoiler: immediately realizes that Billy is Dr. Horrible.]]

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* DumbIsGood: Utterly deconstructed. Advocates anti-intellectualism, telling kids that any kid who's either a nerd or "different" in some ways is a potential supervillain who must be put behind bars.
bars. Needless to say, he's a thoughtless jerk who barely even registers on the side of good, and does even more damage with his aforementioned approach by making a monster out of what may have been a non-threat.
* DumbMuscle: Downplayed in that he's smart enough to follow Dr. Horrible's Blog and [[spoiler: immediately [[spoiler:immediately realizes that Billy is Dr. Horrible.]]



* GoodIsNotNice: He's a petty, bullying, anti-intellectual, womanizing smug jerk. He also saves the city from super-villains on a regular basis.
%%* HandsomeLech

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* GoodIsNotNice: Deconstructed. He's a petty, bullying, anti-intellectual, womanizing smug jerk. He also saves the city from super-villains on a regular basis.
%%* HandsomeLech
basis, but only for the PR, and is completely unconscientious about the safety of its citizens, judging from his "save" of Penny.
* HandsomeLech: He's quite the womanizer.



* ItsAllAboutMe[=/=]{{Narcissist}}: The main reason he loves being a superhero is the limelight. Even in his final number "Everyone's A Hero" he sounds utterly narcissistic.



%%* MadeOfIron

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%%* MadeOfIron* MadeOfIron[=/=]NighInvulnerability: He only gets injured in the end, from the Death Ray explosion.



%%* {{Narcissist}}



%%* NighInvulnerability



%%* {{Pride}}

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%%* * {{Pride}}



* SmugSnake: His ego's just a ''bit'' too big for his own good.
%%* SmugSuper

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* SmugSnake: SmugSnake[=/=]SmugSuper: His ego's just a ''bit'' too big for his own good.
%%* SmugSuper
good.



%%* DiesWideOpen

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%%* DiesWideOpen* DiesWideOpen: [[spoiler:Her final fate.]]



%%* TheIngenue

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%%* TheIngenue* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Fails to see the problems with Hammer as a person. She does catch on, just a little too slowly.
* TheIngenue[=/=]WideEyedIdealist: And how. She's good-hearted but horribly naive. She does realize what a tool, pun intended, Hammer is, but a little too late.



%%* MoralityChain: For Dr. Horrible.
%%* NiceGirl: Her defining trait.

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%%* * MoralityChain: For Dr. Horrible.
%%*
Horrible. [[spoiler:Her death is the final catalyst for his transition into villainy.]]
*
NiceGirl: Her defining trait.trait. The one unambiguously good character in the musical.



%%* TrashLanding
%%* WideEyedIdealist

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%%* TrashLanding
%%* WideEyedIdealist
* TrashLanding: Shoved into the trash by Hammer by his save.



%%* PowerIncontinence

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%%* PowerIncontinence* PowerIncontinence: Can't control his moisture.
13th Oct '15 5:23:05 PM CasWarner
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* CloudCuckoolander: Even in a cast like this, Captain Hammer says... ''strange'' things sometimes.
22nd Aug '15 8:03:21 PM ashlay
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-->''"[[YouHaveFailedMe There will be blood, it might be yours]]/So go kill someone/Signed, Bad Horse"''

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-->''"[[YouHaveFailedMe There will be blood, it might be yours]]/So yours]]\\
So
go kill someone/Signed, someone\\
Signed,
Bad Horse"''
4th Jul '15 7:13:38 PM kataangluvr
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%%* StalkerWithACrush: To Penny.

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%%* * StalkerWithACrush: To Penny.



%%* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: [[spoiler:By the end of the musical.

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%%* * WhatTheHellHero: He calls out Captain Hammer for pushing Penny out of the van's way and into some trash.
*
WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: [[spoiler:By the end of the musical.
musical.]]
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