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17th Feb '17 12:32:14 PM Andyroid
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* ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'' has the akuma, ordinary people whose extreme negative emotions allowed the BigBad Hawkmoth to turn them into super-villains in his bid to steal the heroes' [[TransformationTrinket Miraculouses]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'' has the akuma, ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'': The BigBad Hawkmoth uses magical butterflies called akuma to turn ordinary people whose suffering from extreme negative emotions allowed the BigBad Hawkmoth to turn into super-villains. He helps them into super-villains get revenge on whoever wronged them in his bid to steal exchange for them stealing the heroes' [[TransformationTrinket Miraculouses]].Miraculouses]] for him.
27th Jan '17 4:48:03 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/{{Hunter}}'': [[CowboyCop Rick Hunter]] and [=DeeDee=] [=McCall=] will always investigate one case a week involving some sort of criminal who will be either locked up or shot dead by the end of the episode.

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* ''Series/{{Hunter}}'': With the exception of a few double episodes, [[CowboyCop Rick Hunter]] and [=DeeDee=] [=McCall=] will always investigate one case a week involving some sort of a criminal who will be either locked up or shot dead by the end of the episode.
26th Jan '17 11:59:00 AM Dravencour
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* Most episodes of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'' had Terry fighting one-shot villains, though recurring villains such as Inque, Powers, Shriek and others were also fixtures of the show.
24th Jan '17 12:17:25 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/{{Hunter}}'': [[CowboyCop Rick Hunter]] and [=DeeDee=] [=McCall=] will always investigate one case a week involving some sort of criminal who will be either locked up or shot dead by the end of the episode.
14th Jan '17 1:09:14 PM Luppercus
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Subtrope of OneShotCharacter. Often used in collaboration with AdventureTowns, may or may not be MonogenderMonsters. See also RoBeast, MonsterOfTheAesop, and SingleSpecimenSpecies. Contrast MonsterMash, RoguesGallery.

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Subtrope of OneShotCharacter. Often used in collaboration with AdventureTowns, may or may not be MonogenderMonsters. See also RoBeast, MonsterOfTheAesop, and SingleSpecimenSpecies. Contrast MonsterMash, RoguesGallery.
RoguesGallery and VillainExclusivityClause.



* ''WesternAnimation/MenInBlack'' has the variant of "Alien of the Week", albeit in some few episodes the villain of the week is human.



* The various ghosts of both ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' and ''WesternAnimation/ExtremeGhostbusters'' fit neatly into this trope. The ghosts of ''WesternAnimation/FilmationsGhostbusters'' were more like a RoguesGallery with one-shot monsters and ghosts being the exception.

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* The various ghosts of both ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' and ''WesternAnimation/ExtremeGhostbusters'' fit neatly into this trope. Justified as it is their work description to deal permanently with the ghosts. The ghosts of ''WesternAnimation/FilmationsGhostbusters'' were more like a RoguesGallery with one-shot monsters and ghosts being the exception.
11th Jan '17 7:25:43 AM Clare
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* ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'' features several guest antagonists, the first to appear being Shogoth from "A Demon in His Pocket". A common plot device throughout the series involves Ming trying to use the Monster/Villain of the Week to conquer the Earth and/or eliminate the Defenders.
7th Jan '17 4:19:55 PM finalsurvivor1
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* A large amount of ''Franchise/{{Kirby}}'' games' plots follow this, each game being based on one BigBad at a time (the major exception being the [[VideoGame/KirbysDreamLand2 Dark]] [[VideoGame/KirbysDreamLand3 Matter]] [[VideoGame/Kirby64TheCrystalShards Trilogy]]). Of these include ''VideoGame/KirbysAdventure'' with [[spoiler:Nightmare]], ''VideoGame/KirbySuperStar'' with Dedede, Dyna Blade, Wham Bam Rock, Meta Knight, and [[spoiler:Marx]] in their respective games, ''[[VideoGame/KirbyAndTheAmazingMirror Kirby & the Amazing Mirror]]'' with [[spoiler:Dark Mind]], ''VideoGame/KirbyCanvasCurse'' with Drawcia, ''VideoGame/KirbySqueakSquad'' with Daroach (later [[spoiler:Dark Nebula]]), ''VideoGame/KirbysEpicYarn'' with Yin-Yarn, ''VideoGame/KirbyMassAttack'' with Necrodeus, ''VideoGame/KirbysReturnToDreamLand'' with [[spoiler:Magolor]], and ''VideoGame/KirbyTripleDeluxe'' with [[spoiler:Queen Sectonia]].

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* A large amount of ''Franchise/{{Kirby}}'' games' plots follow this, each game being based on one BigBad at a time (the major exception being the [[VideoGame/KirbysDreamLand2 Dark]] [[VideoGame/KirbysDreamLand3 Matter]] [[VideoGame/Kirby64TheCrystalShards Trilogy]]). Of these include ''VideoGame/KirbysAdventure'' with [[spoiler:Nightmare]], ''VideoGame/KirbySuperStar'' with Dedede, Dyna Blade, Wham Bam Rock, Meta Knight, and [[spoiler:Marx]] in their respective games, ''[[VideoGame/KirbyAndTheAmazingMirror Kirby & the Amazing Mirror]]'' with [[spoiler:Dark Mind]], ''VideoGame/KirbyCanvasCurse'' with Drawcia, ''VideoGame/KirbySqueakSquad'' with Daroach (later [[spoiler:Dark Nebula]]), ''VideoGame/KirbysEpicYarn'' with Yin-Yarn, ''VideoGame/KirbyMassAttack'' with Necrodeus, ''VideoGame/KirbysReturnToDreamLand'' with [[spoiler:Magolor]], and ''VideoGame/KirbyTripleDeluxe'' with [[spoiler:Queen Sectonia]].Sectonia]], ''VideoGame/KirbyAndTheRainbowCurse'' with [[spoiler:Dark Crafter]], and ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot'' with President Haltmann and [[spoiler:Star Dream]].
6th Jan '17 11:48:51 AM SCBlue
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** Except for ''[[Series/ChoujinkiMetalder Metalder]]'' and ''[[Series/SekaiNinjaSenJiraiya Jiraiya]]'' every other ''Franchise/MetalHeroes'' show (except the ''Rescue Police'' trilogy) followed this; even ''Series/TokusouRoboJanperson'' has a "Cyborg of the Week" along with actual monsters.

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** Except for ''[[Series/ChoujinkiMetalder Metalder]]'' and Metalder]]'', ''[[Series/SekaiNinjaSenJiraiya Jiraiya]]'' Jiraiya]]'', and the [[Series/TokkeiWinspector Rescue]] [[Series/TokkyuuShireiSolbrain Police]] [[Series/TokusouExceedraft trilogy]], every other ''Franchise/MetalHeroes'' show (except the ''Rescue Police'' trilogy) followed this; even ''Series/TokusouRoboJanperson'' has a "Cyborg of the Week" along with actual monsters.
21st Dec '16 10:12:54 AM CaptainTedium
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* Quite a few episodes of ''WesternAnimation/StaticShock'' has Static fight a new Bang Baby.

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* Quite a few episodes While several of the Bang Babies on ''WesternAnimation/StaticShock'' has Static fight are recurring villains, a new Bang Baby.lot of them were one-shot antagonists.
21st Dec '16 10:10:19 AM CaptainTedium
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* Quite a few episodes of ''WesternAnimation/StaticShock'' has Static fight a new Bang Baby.
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