History Characters / ThePrincessBride

28th Nov '17 6:54:35 AM MBG
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%%* GuileHero

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%%* GuileHero* GuileHero: Though he's a very good fighter, he tends to rely on his wits and his fast-talking skills.



%%* TheHero

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%%* TheHero* TheHero: Well, look at the rest of these tropes.



%%* LadyAndKnight: Or Lady and Pirate, whatever.

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%%* * LadyAndKnight: Or Lady and Pirate, whatever.whatever. The Knight to Buttercup's Lady.



%%* LivingLegend: [[spoiler:As the Dread Pirate Roberts, at least.]]

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%%* * LivingLegend: [[spoiler:As the Dread Pirate Roberts, at least.least, he's the most feared man around.]]



* MasterOfAll: He faces a master swordsman, strongman, and trickster, and beats them all.



%%* OnlyMostlyDead: The TropeNamer!

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%%* * OnlyMostlyDead: The TropeNamer!TropeNamer! In his case, it was because he hadn't been dead for very long.



%%* PunctuatedForEmphasis: "Drop. Your. Sword."

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%%* * PunctuatedForEmphasis: As he puts it:
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"Drop. Your. Sword."



%%* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Westley/Wesley.



%%* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold

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%%* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Blonde hair, and a pretty decent person.



%%* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Fezzik.

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%%* * HeterosexualLifePartners: With He's one with Fezzik.



%%* TheLancer: To Vizzini at first, then to Westley.

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%%* * TheLancer: To Serves as second-in-command and contrast to Vizzini at first, then to Westley.



%%* VillainousFriendship: Type I with Count Rugen.

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%%* * VillainousFriendship: Type I with Count Rugen. Jerks though they might be, they're pretty genuinely friendly, being family and all.



%%* TheIgor

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%%* TheIgor* TheIgor: Deformity, creepy but not totally evil, assistant to a mad scientist, check-check-check.



%%* CoolOldGuy

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%%* CoolOldGuy* CoolOldGuy: Good at storytelling, friendly, and played by Columbo.
17th Nov '17 7:26:17 PM Shaorai217
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* BerserkButton: In the movie, it seems that mentioning his extra finger is a touchy subject, considering that he hits Wesley over the head when he mentions it.
30th Oct '17 2:24:40 AM darkemyst
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-->'''"Dread Pirate Roberts:''' Now tell me truly: when you found out [your love] was dead, did you get engaged to your prince in the same our, or did you wait a whole week out of respect for the dead?\\

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-->'''"Dread Pirate Roberts:''' Now tell me truly: when you found out [your love] was dead, did you get engaged to your prince in the same our, hour, or did you wait a whole week out of respect for the dead?\\
2nd Oct '17 4:57:50 AM Caswin
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* RedRightHand: He has six fingers on one of his hands.

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* RedRightHand: He has six fingers on one of his hands. Explored when he first commissions Inigo's father, Domingo Montoya, who is quickly fascinated by all the implications of a six-fingered swordsman and what he'd require in his sword.
9th Sep '17 10:31:45 AM gjjones
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-->'''Vizzini''': HE DIDN'T FALL? INCONCEIVABLE!\\

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-->'''Vizzini''': HE DIDN'T FALL? INCONCEIVABLE!\\[[CatchPhrase INCONCEIVABLE]]!\\



* LargeHam: He goes off the deep end when his plans to kill the Man in Black fail.



* OhCrap: He is shocked when he sees the Man in Black pursuing them and when his plans to kill him don't work out well.

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* OhCrap: He is shocked has a moment of shock when he sees the Man in Black pursuing them and when his plans to kill him don't work out well.
8th Sep '17 3:01:35 PM Exxolon
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[[caption-width-right:350:Portrayed by Peter Falk]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Portrayed by [[Series/{{Columbo}} Peter Falk]]
Falk]]]]
27th Aug '17 10:16:29 AM GliderPro
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[[caption-width-right:350:Portrayed by [[Series/TheWonderYears Fred Savage]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Portrayed by [[Series/TheWonderYears Fred Savage]]
Savage]] ]]
19th Jul '17 12:10:48 PM thatother1dude
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* CharacterExaggeration: In the book, he's an InsufferableGenius. The film, however, just makes him insufferable [[InformedAbility without really touching on the whole "genius" part.]]

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* CharacterExaggeration: In the book, he's an InsufferableGenius. The film, however, just makes him insufferable [[InformedAbility [[KnowNothingKnowItAll without really touching on the whole "genius" part.]]



* InformedAbility: He claims he's smarter than great philosophers like Plato and Socrates. There is no evidence of this besides him running his mouth.



* KnowNothingKnowItAll: Lampshaded by Inigo.

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* KnowNothingKnowItAll: He claims he's smarter than great philosophers like Plato and Socrates. There is no evidence of this besides him running his mouth. Lampshaded by Inigo.
1st Jul '17 11:52:18 PM gjjones
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* IAmNotLeftHanded: TropeNamer. Pulls this against The Man in Black. Backfires when it turns out the man in black isn't left-handed either.

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* IAmNotLeftHanded: TropeNamer. Pulls this He uses his left hand to fight against The Man in Black. Backfires when it turns out the man in black isn't left-handed either.
1st Jul '17 11:44:48 PM gjjones
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* {{Irony}}: He ends up scarring Inigo after he kills Domingo. At the end of the film, Inigo repays the favor to Rugen.
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