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26th Aug '16 5:16:25 AM LadyJaneGrey
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** In the [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003' 1987 series]], Shredder's younger brother, Lt. Kazuo Saki, is a member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department; the two brothers ''despise'' each other, Kazuo rather embarrassed to have such a man as a sibling. (Note that in most continuities, "Saki" is actually Shredder's given name, his family name being "Oroku"--placed before the given name, as is done in Japan--making this version something of an error compared to other continuities.)

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** In the [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003' 1987 series]], ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987'' Shredder's younger brother, Lt. Kazuo Saki, is a member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department; the two brothers ''despise'' each other, Kazuo rather embarrassed to have such a man as a sibling. (Note that in most continuities, "Saki" is actually Shredder's given name, his family name being "Oroku"--placed before the given name, as is done in Japan--making this version something of an error compared to other continuities.)
19th Aug '16 2:52:14 PM JoeMerl
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* ''WesternAnimation/OverTheGardenWall'': Adelaide (Cain) and [[spoiler:Auntie Whispers]] (Abel).

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* ''WesternAnimation/OverTheGardenWall'': Adelaide (Cain) ''WesternAnimation/OverTheGardenWall'' has Adelaide, the Good Woman of the Woods, and [[spoiler:Auntie Whispers]] (Abel).her sister, the [[BrainwashingForTheGreaterGood child-enslaving]], turtle-eating Auntie Whispers. [[spoiler:Adelaide is FauxAffablyEvil, Auntie Whispers is CreepyGood]].
13th Aug '16 8:31:52 PM nombretomado
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** [[spoiler:To be fair to Golbez, he pretty much makes up for being the Cain in the Sequel when he performs a HeroicSacrifice. Even in the CrisisCrossOver ''DissidiaFinalFantasy'' he ends up being the game's StealthMentor]].

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** [[spoiler:To be fair to Golbez, he pretty much makes up for being the Cain in the Sequel when he performs a HeroicSacrifice. Even in the CrisisCrossOver ''DissidiaFinalFantasy'' ''VideoGame/DissidiaFinalFantasy'' he ends up being the game's StealthMentor]].
11th Aug '16 9:19:27 AM theek01
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* ''WesternAnimation/OverTheGardenWall'': Adelaide (Cain) and [[spoiler:Auntie Whispers]] (Able)

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* ''WesternAnimation/OverTheGardenWall'': Adelaide (Cain) and [[spoiler:Auntie Whispers]] (Able)(Abel).
18th Jul '16 4:05:38 PM MrThorfan64
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* In ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'' George Sr. sums Michael and Gob's relationship up thus:
-->"You and Gob are like the biblical brothers, [[MixedMetaphor Gallant and…]] [[GoofusAndGallant Goofeth!]]"
* In ''Series/BattlestarGalactica2003'', any serious conflict between the Cylons amounts to this, since all but the five originators of the race are brothers and sisters by relation.
** John murdered his brother Daniel out of jealously because his mother loved him more, polluting the models during their assembly process. [[spoiler:He later kills half his siblings for rebelling against him.]]
** Boomer and Athena's interaction also becomes increasingly hostile as Boomer feels that Athena got the life she should have had. Athena knowingly started out as a Cylon before [[HeelFaceTurn joining the humans willingly]], while Boomer believed herself to be human before having her Cylon nature forced upon her. She threatens to kill Athena's daughter Hera before Six kills her. After downloading again Boomer later [[spoiler:beats up Athena and ties her up, then forces her to watch as she makes out with Athena's human husband Helo and kidnaps her daughter for Cavil.]]
* In ''Series/{{Beetleborgs}}'', at the start of the Metallix season, the kids contact Arthur "Art" Fortune, the Stan Lee-like creator of the comic book, to revamp their superhero alter-egos. Meanwhile, the villains hook up with Lester "Les" Fortune, his jealous and psychotic brother who is serving a prison sentence, to draw new minions for them. Working for opposite sides only propels the brothers' long-time hatred for each other.
* Cesare and Juan Borgia of, well, ''Series/TheBorgias''. Cesare is the ultra-competent BadassNormal relegated to being a [[SexyPriest cardinal]] when he wants to be a soldier. In a spin, his Abel--little brother Juan--is actually not only hopelessly bad at his job as leader of the papal army, but also a jerk. The ultimate AnnoyingYoungerSibling. Unfortunately for him, Cesare [[TruthinTelevision is kind of destined to become one of the most bloodthirsty men in history]].
* Cesare and Juan of ''Series/{{Borgia}}''--an unrelated show based on the same piece of history--also use this trope. [[spoiler: Subverted, because it's revealed that Cesare ''didn't'' kill Juan. And then double subverted, because Juan'a other sibling--his unsuspected, seemingly innocent little sister Lucrezia--''did''.]]
** Juan [[spoiler: hires some assassins to kill Pedro Luis]].
* Tommy and Michael Caffee in ''Series/{{Brotherhood}}''. Tommy is a up-and-coming state politician with a young family; Michael is a senior figure in TheIrishMob with a HairTriggerTemper. As the series progresses, it turns out they're NotSoDifferent morality-wise, but they remain at odds with each other.
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'': Caleb, TheDragon to the final BigBad, identifies Faith as 'the Cain to Buffy's Abel' in his first appearance. Faith later concedes that jealousy over not being the Chosen One probably contributes to her tendency to be at Buffy's throat and to her going rogue in earlier seasons.
* An episode of ''Series/{{Cheers}}'' ("Ma Always Liked You Best") involved Woody bonding with Cliff's mother and Cliff becoming jealous, leading Mrs. Clavin to say she wanted to avoid "a Cain and Abel situation" and agreeing that they may "share" her.
* Horatio and Raymond Caine in ''Series/CSIMiami''. Horatio and Ray are portrayed in direct contrast to one another, with Horatio portrayed as a [[ReasonableAuthorityFigure Good Cop]] to Raymond's DirtyCop. Some episodes in the earlier seasons of the show had Horatio dealing with indiscretions Ray (who was believed to have been murdered while undercover but was actually FakingTheDead the whole time) had committed while undercover, including fathering a child with another woman, getting involved with criminal gangs and drug addiction. It was also implied that Horatio had feelings for Ray's wife Yelina, a StoryArc that never got resolved after Ray came out of hiding to reunite with Yelina and their son (but later got KilledOffForReal anyway, [[DiedInYourArmsTonight dying in Horatio's arms]]).
* J.R. and Bobby Ewing from ''Series/{{Dallas}}'' are a perfect example, with J.R. as Cain and Bobby as Abel. Though Bobby was the one that once tried to drown J.R. in Southfork's swimming pool.
* In ''Series/{{Deadwood}}'', Francis Wolcott is buying up all the goldmines around town for Hearst. In the case of one mine owned by two feuding brothers, he manipulates one brother to murder the other in order to get the sale.
* ''Series/{{Dexter}}'' Season 1 focused on Dexter and [[spoiler:Brian/The Ice Truck Killer, who was Dexter's biological brother. He served partly as an example of what Dexter would be without the Code of Harry and cleared up heaps of backstory. In a twist on the usual story Dexter killed Brian. I'm not sure which one was Cain and which was Abel…]]
** Subverted: even when siblings and death occur, it's not about sibling rivalry per se.
* The Doctor and [[EvilFormerFriend The Master]] in ''Series/DoctorWho''. It's never been confirmed on the show that the two are actual brothers, and the Doctor denies in the revived series--although the Doctor isn't the most reliable source when it comes to his past. Even if they're not biologically related, the series makes it clear that they were as close as brothers growing up, so it still counts.
** In the extended universe there is a character who is actually heavily implied to be the Doctor's older brother, namely MagnificentBastard Irving Braxiatel. It is revealed that in an alternate timeline, [[spoiler: the Doctor actually murdered him!]]
** A less extreme version occurs in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS10E2CarnivalOfMonsters "Carnival of Monsters"]]. President Zarb's policies, such as allowing aliens onto Inter Minor, are opposed by his brother Kalik, who tries to release the dangerous Drashigs into the city to force his brother to resign. Ironically he ends up getting [[HoistByHisOwnPetard eaten by the Drashigs]].
* [[ManicPixieDreamGirl Manic Pixie]] GranolaGirl Phoebe from ''Series/{{Friends}}'' was revealed to be the twin sister of RecurringCharacter Ursula on ''Series/MadAboutYou''. On her ''Friends'' appearances, Ursula was [[{{Flanderization}} conveniently made into]] a [[TheCasanova Man-eating]] {{Jerkass}} who left Phoebe to clean up after her mistakes.
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Stannis Baratheon is the Cain to Renly Baratheon's Abel.
* Sean and Eric Renard of ''Series/{{Grimm}}''. At this point, it ''looks'' like Eric is Cain to his half-brother's Abel, but it can be hard to say with these two. Their problems include serious philosophical differences about how the Wesen world should work, probable rivalry for power (Eric would seem to have the edge, being the legitimate royal, while Sean is the product of an extra-marital affair on their father's part), and the question of [[spoiler:which one is the father of Adalind's child]]. Granted, neither ''knows'' about this last problem yet, but it's just waiting to be used against both of them.
* In an interesting variation, Nathan and Peter Petrelli from ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' spend the entire first season being set up as this--with Nathan, the older one, being loyal to their crazy UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans mother and a bit of a jerk to boot, and Peter, the younger one, representing all that is good and pure and idealistic--but the climax of the first season finale has [[spoiler:Nathan ultimately rejecting his mother's side and dramatically sacrificing himself to help Peter save the world. Even if he didn't actually die. Of course, many of the fans believed something like that would happen all along, and were made [[HoYay very happy]] by the mutual declarations of love that came with it…]]
** In Season 3, [[spoiler: the [[EvilCounterpart Peter vs. Sylar]] plot arc becomes this with the LukeIAmYourFather revelation that [[TangledFamilyTree Sylar is a Petrelli brother. Or not]]]]
** After the events of Volume 3's finale, [[spoiler: it looks like Peter and Nathan are heading into this direction after all.]]
* This was sometimes the case in ''Series/IDreamOfJeannie''. Jeannie's sister (also named Jeannie, also played by Barbera Eden, but with a brunette wig) was clearly evil and often tried to steal Tony for herself, but whether the two sisters were enemies depended on the situation. (Sometimes Jeannie was naive enough to trust her, but not always.)
* ''Series/KamenRiderBlack'' has adoptive siblings Minami Kotaro and Akizuki Nobuhiko kidnapped by [[NebulousEvilOrganisation the Gorgom cult]] to become their [[ThereCanBeOnlyOne competing Century Kings]]. Kotaro becomes the Abel while Nobuhiko becomes the Cain.
* KITT and KARR from ''Series/KnightRider'' could arguably be considered an A.I. version of this, with older prototype KARR the Cain to KITT's Abel.
* ''Series/KyoryuSentaiZyuranger'' has Burai's opposition to his brother Geki as much of the focus of the story--eventually however, the two are reconciled and Burai becomes the original SixthRanger.
* In ''Series/{{Lost}}'', it has been revealed that [[spoiler: Jacob and the Man in Black are brothers]].
* Bud and Kelly Bundy on ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'' are a ''very'' strange case. Very often, they are like this, willing to turn on each other and double cross each other, even breaking out into actual fist-fights at times. On the other hand, there have been times when the two have stuck up for one another, and one has defended the other sibling from another tormenor. Kelly has even gone out of her way to dole out punishments on girls who play cruel tricks on Bud. It's likely a case where it is DependingOnTheWriter, but it's a BigScrewedUpFamily in every sense of the term.
* Arthur and Morgana on ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}''. Arthur is the Abel (the BigGood) to Morgana's Cain (the BigBad). Morgana spends most of her time plotting to bring Arthur down and has made many attempts to kill him and make him suffer. And it seems as though she doesn't even care even after learning that he's her half-brother. It's a far fall from when she actively ''defended'' him in 1x07.
* In the ''Series/{{Monk}}'' episode "Mr. Monk's Other Brother," Monk ends up taking in his half-brother, prison escapee Jack Monk, Jr. When Adrian is in session with Dr. Bell and explains his conflicts he's dealing with (he knows Jack is a fugitive, but at the same time, there are moments that he isn't unbearable to live with), Dr. Bell makes note of the Cain and Abel analogy to explain Adrian's feelings.
* Rohan and his half-demon half-brother Lugad in ''Series/TheMysticKnightsOfTirNaNog''; one of those also of the LukeIAmYourFather variety--for both sides!
* One episode of ''Series/MythQuest'' retells the story of Osiris and his brother Set. Set is jealous of Osiris' fame, wealth, and power, so he devises a plan to poison Osiris and take his place. When Alex, an IntrepidFictioneer who is taking the place of Osiris, learns of this, he calls Set "the worst brother since Cain."
* ''Series/TheOC'': Trey and Ryan Atwood, with Trey as Cain and Ryan as Abel. While the Atwood brothers' relationship, which had been tense since the beginning of the series, appeared to be improving when [[spoiler:they reunite upon Trey's release from prison]], the tension gets pushed to breaking point after Ryan discovers that [[spoiler:Trey tried to rape Marissa]]. The end result is [[spoiler:Ryan delivering a NoHoldsBarredBeatdown to Trey, before Trey gets the upper hand, and is prevented from fulfilling the Biblical version of the trope and strangling Ryan to death by Marissa shooting him in the back]].
* Dan and Keith from ''Series/OneTreeHill'' always had a rivalry because of Keith's love from Dan's ex, Karen. In season 3, Dan kills Keith because he believed Keith tried to kill him in the previous season; actually it was his then-wife, Deb. Abby who witnessed the murder left taunting messages to Dan which quoted the Cain and Abel story.
* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'': The season 1 episode "Blood Brothers" featured two brothers running their late father's pharmaceutical company to discover cures against various fatal diseases, with Spencer (a scientist working in a hazardous chem lab) as Abel and his big brother Michael (one of the company's directors) as Cain. Spencer wants to develop the cure for the general good of mankind, while Michael wants to limit it to the wealthy few to make more profit. Michael eventually attempts to murder Spencer and Spencer's girlfriend so he'll be the only one who knows the secret of the drug. [[spoiler:Michael then takes the drug to cure his own Huntington's and his body soon starts to decay due to the side effects, with Spencer unable to cure him.]]
* ''Series/PowerRangersNinjaStorm'' had Kanoi and Kiya Watanabe, [[spoiler:otherwise known as the team's Sensei and TheSmartGuy SixthRanger's father, and Lothor, the GenreSavvy BigBad.]] Doubled as a LukeIAmYourFather for [[spoiler:Cam,]] as he was unaware of the relation. It ends up saving [[ThoseTwoBadGuys Marah & Kapri]] in the end, because [[spoiler:Cam is a hell of a lot more merciful than Uncle Lothor!]]
** It comes up again in ''Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive'', this time between villains. The season has multiple {{Big Bad}}s competing with each other as well as the Rangers, and the two most prominent are brothers Moltor and Flurious.
** And years before these two series were aired, we saw a bit of this with Ryan (Cain) and Dana (Abel) in ''Series/PowerRangersLightspeedRescue'', with the former being groomed, manipulated, and taught to believe that their father loved his sister more than him. [[spoiler: He makes a HeelFaceTurn eventually]]
* Danny and Patrick Quinn from ''Series/{{Primeval}}''. Danny joined the ARC to look for his disappeared brother. He finally meets him in series 4 and is horrified to learn he's become a psychopathic killer.
* In season 7 of ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', Lex Luthor ends up creating his own Cain and Abel, [[spoiler: when it's revealed he made Grant Gabriel as a clone of his dead baby brother. When Grant discovers this, he becomes very angry and hateful of Lex. Grant tries to form a familial relationship with their father Lionel against Lex's wishes. So Lex hires a hitman to gun him down.]] Then Lex [[{{Narm}} goes outside to scream in the rain]].
** ''Smallville'' also has a version of Zor-El, Supergirl's father, who is antagonistic towards his brother Jor-El because of his love for Jor-El's wife, Lara.
** Lex and Clark Kent have been billed as being in a Cain and Abel relationship since the very first episode it seems.
*** And in Earth-2, Clark was adopted by Lionel Luthor. Didn't end well for Lex. And father is OK with that because he believes in social darwinism. However, Lionel was furious that his adoptive son hasn't killed him yet, as should be expected. After coming to "our" universe, he's soon began to miss his son and planned to revive "our" Lex. [[spoiler:Which he did.]]
** Jor-El and Zod were also similar to Clark and Lex.
** Lex ultimately ends up the Cain to yet another sibling--younger half-sister [[WellIntentionedExtremist Tess]] [[BrokenAce Mercer]], who he murders in the GrandFinale. His reasoning is that it's a version of a MercyKill so that she doesn't end up [[CardCarryingVillain like]] [[TheSociopath him]], but few people buy that--he almost definitely killed her so that she was out of his way, since at the time she had control of [=LuthorCorp=].
* In ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'', The android Data has a "brother" named Lore, which turned out [[spoiler:to contact an alien mass-killer entity and tried to let it kill everyone aboard.]]
* Subverted in ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''. This has been set up between Sam (Cain) and Dean (Abel) arguably from the beginning, with Michael even mentioning Cain and Abel directly in "The Song Remains the Same", but they keep coming back in [[ThickerThanWater brotherly love]] despite [[OurAngelsAreDifferent various]] [[DealWithTheDevil forces]] trying to set them against each other. Also, while younger brother Sam (who is the Cain to Dean's Abel) is generally [[TheHeart the kind and nice one]] ([[PsychoSerum except when]] [[LackOfEmpathy he's]] [[CameBackWrong not]]), he's also the [[TheDarkSide bad or destined "evil"]] one.
** In later seasons, this is flipped around, with Dean made analogous with Cain and Sam with Abel.
** There's also Andy (Abel) and Ansem (Cain) from the episode ''Simon Said'', a good twin and a bad twin.
** And, of course, [[ArchangelMichael Michael]] (Abel) and [[ArchangelLucifer Lucifer]] (Cain).
** Cain himself appears in season 9 with a twist. [[AdaptationalHeroism He killed his brother Abel because the latter was trading his soul to Lucifer]]. Cain gave him his place in Heaven and became the first Knight of Hell.
** Season 11 goes beyond even the show's use of the TropeNamer above, when it reveals that [[spoiler: [[UltimateEvil the Darkness]] is ''God's sister'']].
* An episode of ''Series/TalesFromTheCrypt'', appropriately titled "My Brothers Keeper", involves two conjoined twins, one of whom is a wholesome shy guy, while the other is a vain lectherous douchebag. Needless to say they don't get along.
* ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles'' features an AI version of this with John Henry, who considers the newly emerging Skynet to be his "brother" since they share the same code base. Given the prevalence of Biblical metaphors in this series, it's not surprising that the Cain and Abel comparison is explicitly brought up; John Henry wonders ''which'' of the two brothers he is.
* In the Brazilian telenovela ''Series/TrailofLies, Felix Khoury always resented his adoptive little sister Paloma for taking away part of his future inherance, to the point that he left her to bleed to death after she had a complicated birth in the bathroom of a bar.
* ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' has [[spoiler:Captain Jack and his (in this case younger) brother Gray. Gray is evil because he wants vengeance on Jack for accidentally letting go of him when fleeing from evil torturous creatures when he was little and letting him grow up being constantly tortured by them.]]
* Damon (Cain) and Stefan (Abel) Salvatore from ''TheVampireDiaries'', who've been in love with the same girl twice in the past century and a half. Currently subverted in that we've (almost) reconciled and save each other's lives more than they try to kill each other. Also Klaus (Cain) and Elijah (Abel), who parallel Damon and Stefan's relationship.
* ''Series/TheWalkingDead'' has a [[GenderFlip gender-flipped]] version of this trope with [[NiceGirl Mika]] (Abel) and [[TheSociopath Lizzie]] (Cain) Samuels, two young girls who join the main cast in the prison around season four. It started out mildly, but then along came the WhamEpisode "The Grove", in which [[spoiler: Lizzie ''kills Mika in cold blood with a knife'' after she completely loses her mind towards the end of the episode. HarmfulToMinors, indeed.]]
* The battle between twin brothers Adam and Zachary is the entire premise of ''Series/TheWanderer''.
* ''Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace''. Although Justin, Alex, and Max all compete to win the absolute ''Family Wizard'' title, Justin and Alex are really into it, due to the burning, brotherly hate they have for each other, that grows more and more [[IncrediblyLamePun as episodes pass by]]. It's a serious case of sibling rivalry, even though it's not clear who is Cain and who is Abel in the relationship. Justin and Alex seem to constantly switch these roles.
* Jack and Graem Bauer from ''Series/TwentyFour'', though it wasn't done nearly as well as it could have been, (but season six had [[SeasonalRot bigger problems]]).
** [[spoiler: Kate and Marie Warner]] in the second season; [[spoiler:Kate, the older one, is good, while Marie is working with the terrorists]].
** [[spoiler:Omar and Farhad Hassan]] from Season 8; [[spoiler:Omar is good, while Farhad betrays him to the extremists who don't want the peace treaty to go through]].
18th Jul '16 4:00:27 PM MrThorfan64
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* Series/KamenRiderGaim establishes this as the relationship between the supporting ally Mitsuzane and the BigBad Takatora, though not in a direct confrontation. Mitsuzane hates Takatora and the empire he's building, subtly going against his back and insulting him and the lifestyle he wishes for him at every opportunity. Even as Riders, they don't have a massive conflict, since it takes Takatora a while to figure out his brother's a Rider and Mitsuzane half that time. It's only when Mitsuzane realizes ''why'' Takatora is building said empire that he joins his side… At least until [[spoiler:Takatora's allies backstab him and leave him for dead. At that point, he sides [[IFightForTheStrongestSide with whoever is stronger]], which includes [[MonsterLord the Overlords]]. Once Takatora got back and got word that Mitsuzane sided with them, ''that'''s when it gets to the brother murders brother that we all know and love, with Mitsuzane finally beating his brother… Unfortunately, they switched sides so now Takatora's the good guy and Mitsuzane's the villain.]]
* ''Series/GeneralHospital'': AJ (Cain) and Jason (Abel) Quartermaine. AJ was the alcoholic perpetual screw-up who spent the first few years of his life being shunned by his father because he mistakenly thought he was the result of his mother's adulterous affair--it's entirely likely that this is the very reason AJ was so messed up. Jason was the "golden boy" to the point of being a PuritySue--straight-A student, varsity athelete, steady girlfriend, plans to become a doctor like both of his parents (ironically, he ''was'' the result of his father's adulterous liaison, yet was never shunned by his adoptive mother as his father shunned AJ). Things came to a head with Jason jumping into a car to stop a drunken AJ from driving and AJ crashing the car and therefore killing Jason just as Cain killed Abel, albeit unintentionally (Jason recovered physically but never regained the memory of his old life, becoming an entirely new person). Despite the malevolent turn in Jason's personality, his loved ones still saw him as the old Jason and continued to treat AJ as the lesser brother.
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* Series/KamenRiderGaim establishes this as the relationship between the supporting ally Mitsuzane and the BigBad Takatora, though not in a direct confrontation. Mitsuzane hates Takatora and the empire he's building, subtly going against his back and insulting him and the lifestyle he wishes for him at every opportunity. Even as Riders, they don't have a massive conflict, since it takes Takatora a while to figure out his brother's a Rider and Mitsuzane half that time. It's only when Mitsuzane realizes ''why'' Takatora is building said empire that he joins his side… At least until [[spoiler:Takatora's allies backstab him and leave him for dead. At that point, he sides [[IFightForTheStrongestSide with whoever is stronger]], which includes [[MonsterLord the Overlords]]. Once Takatora got back and got word that Mitsuzane sided with them, ''that'''s when it gets to the brother murders brother that we all know and love, with Mitsuzane finally beating his brother… Unfortunately, they switched sides so now Takatora's the good guy and Mitsuzane's the villain.]]
* ''Series/GeneralHospital'': AJ (Cain) and Jason (Abel) Quartermaine. AJ was the alcoholic perpetual screw-up who spent the first few years of his life being shunned by his father because he mistakenly thought he was the result of his mother's adulterous affair--it's entirely likely that this is the very reason AJ was so messed up. Jason was the "golden boy" to the point of being a PuritySue--straight-A student, varsity athelete, steady girlfriend, plans to become a doctor like both of his parents (ironically, he ''was'' the result of his father's adulterous liaison, yet was never shunned by his adoptive mother as his father shunned AJ). Things came to a head with Jason jumping into a car to stop a drunken AJ from driving and AJ crashing the car and therefore killing Jason just as Cain killed Abel, albeit unintentionally (Jason recovered physically but never regained the memory of his old life, becoming an entirely new person). Despite the malevolent turn in Jason's personality, his loved ones still saw him as the old Jason and continued to treat AJ as the lesser brother.
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18th Jul '16 3:48:09 PM MrThorfan64
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** Orlando and Oliver in ''Theatre/AsYouLikeIt'' (older is evil)
** Duke Frederick and Duke Senior in ''As You Like It'' (younger is evil)
** Edmund and Edgar in ''Theatre/KingLear'' (younger is evil)

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** Orlando and Oliver in ''Theatre/AsYouLikeIt'' (older is evil)
evil, though repents after his brother saves his life)
** Duke Frederick and Duke Senior in ''As You Like It'' (younger is evil)
evil, though repents after talking to a hermit and gives his brother back the dukedom)
** Edmund and Edgar in ''Theatre/KingLear'' (younger and illegitimate is evil)



** Bassianus and Saturninus in ''Theatre/TitusAndronicus'' (older is worse, neither are prizes)

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** Bassianus and Saturninus in ''Theatre/TitusAndronicus'' (older is worse, neither are prizes)prizes, though Saturnius doesn't want his brother dead)
17th Jul '16 3:10:05 PM rmctagg09
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The trope title, of course, comes from the biblical story of the first siblings to exist. See also NameOfCain. When ThereIsAnother, compare CainAndAbelAndSeth. May overlap with BigBrotherBully if said bully is truly malignant. If not a Good vs. Evil situation, see SiblingRivalry.

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The trope title, of course, comes from the biblical story of the first siblings to exist. See also NameOfCain. When ThereIsAnother, compare CainAndAbelAndSeth. May overlap with BigBrotherBully if said bully is truly malignant. If such a situation turns lethal, it's SiblingMurder. If not a Good vs. Evil situation, see SiblingRivalry.
3rd Jul '16 4:49:39 PM nombretomado
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* From ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'', Mata Nui and evil Makuta Teridax, who put Mata Nui to sleep, were presented as this in legends. {{Subversion}}: Turns out the legends were lies, and while Mata Nui's really a PhysicalGod BigGood, Makuta was only one the beings living [[GeniusLoci inside him]]. DoubleSubversion: Makuta always called him "brother" (partly because he originally served on his side, partly because he saw himself as equal), and eventually usurps him, [[GrandTheftMe taking over his body]] and forcing Mata Nui to [[UpgradeVsPrototypeFight fight him using his prototype body]].

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* From ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'', ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'', Mata Nui and evil Makuta Teridax, who put Mata Nui to sleep, were presented as this in legends. {{Subversion}}: Turns out the legends were lies, and while Mata Nui's really a PhysicalGod BigGood, Makuta was only one the beings living [[GeniusLoci inside him]]. DoubleSubversion: Makuta always called him "brother" (partly because he originally served on his side, partly because he saw himself as equal), and eventually usurps him, [[GrandTheftMe taking over his body]] and forcing Mata Nui to [[UpgradeVsPrototypeFight fight him using his prototype body]].
2nd Jul '16 6:41:34 PM Njein
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* ''Film/{{Spectre}}'': Franz Oberhauser[[spoiler:/Ernst Stavro Blofeld]] was James Bond's foster brother, but [[DrivenByEnvy despised Bond]] for being a "cuckoo chick in another bird's nest" by becoming his [[ParentalFavoritism father's]] [[TheFavorite favorite.]] Franz murdered his father and [[DisproportionateRetribution orchestrated all the tragedies in Bond's life as revenge.]]

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* ''Film/{{Spectre}}'': Franz Oberhauser[[spoiler:/Ernst Stavro Blofeld]] was James Bond's foster brother, but [[FreudianExcuse but]] [[DrivenByEnvy despised Bond]] for being a "cuckoo chick in another bird's nest" by becoming his [[ParentalFavoritism father's]] [[TheFavorite father's favorite.]] Franz murdered his father and [[DisproportionateRetribution orchestrated all the tragedies tragedies]] [[BigBrotherBully in Bond's life as revenge.]]
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