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31st Mar '18 5:26:09 PM Ronfar
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* The TropeNamer and TropeCodifier is, as described in the introduction, Theater/CyranoDeBergerac. Cyrano is quick-witted and in love with the beautiful Roxane, but is ashamed of his giant nose and considers himself unworthy. His friend Christian is handsome and also likes Roxane, but he isn't clever like Cyrano and fears disappointing her. They team up to try to present Christian as the perfect guy; it works for a while, but eventually ends in tragedy.

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* The TropeNamer and TropeCodifier is, as described in the introduction, Theater/CyranoDeBergerac. Theatre/CyranoDeBergerac. Cyrano is quick-witted and in love with the beautiful Roxane, but is ashamed of his giant nose and considers himself unworthy. His friend Christian is handsome and also likes Roxane, but he isn't clever like Cyrano and fears disappointing her.her by being dull and boring. They team up to try to present Christian as the perfect guy; it works for a while, but eventually ends in tragedy.
31st Mar '18 5:24:19 PM Ronfar
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* The TropeNamer and TropeCodifier is, as described in the introduction, Theater/CyranoDeBergerac. Cyrano is quick-witted and in love with the beautiful Roxane, but is ashamed of his giant nose and considers himself unworthy. His friend Christian is handsome and also likes Roxane, but he isn't clever like Cyrano and fears disappointing her. They team up to try to present Christian as the perfect guy; it works for a while, but eventually ends in tragedy.
19th Feb '18 5:06:48 PM rjd1922
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* Subverted by the two female "Cyranos" in ''VisualNovel/SchoolDays'', due to the MatchmakerCrush situation. The first one, Sekai Saionji, ends up becoming the "mistress" of Makoto Itou, the boy she was trying to hook up with Kotonoha Katsura. The other, Setsuna Kiyoura, tries to force Makoto to break up with Kotonoha and stay with Sekai.



* [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Kyou]] in ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad}}'' acts like this towards her twin Ryou, trying to hook her with Tomoya. This either ends in success (her bad end[[note]]Do note that it's only a bad end because you don't hit a flag necessary for unlocking later parts of the visual novel.[[/note]] in the game), both of them give up about pursuing Tomoya for the sake of [[FirstGirlWins Nagisa]] (anime), or her being outed on [[MatchmakerCrush having liked Tomoya for a long time]] with lots of nasty love triangle drama for everyone involved. [[spoiler:In the end... Ryou realizes that clinging to Tomoya just isn't going to work and makes a plan with Kyou. Kyou cuts her hair to look more like her sister and Tomoya breaks up with 'Ryou' while confessing that he actually likes her sister.]]


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* [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Kyou]] in ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad}}'' acts like this towards her twin Ryou, trying to hook her with Tomoya. This either ends in success (her bad end[[note]]Do note that it's only a bad end because you don't hit a flag necessary for unlocking later parts of the visual novel.[[/note]] in the game), both of them give up about pursuing Tomoya for the sake of [[FirstGirlWins Nagisa]] (anime), or her being outed on [[MatchmakerCrush having liked Tomoya for a long time]] with lots of nasty love triangle drama for everyone involved. [[spoiler:In the end... Ryou realizes that clinging to Tomoya just isn't going to work and makes a plan with Kyou. Kyou cuts her hair to look more like her sister and Tomoya breaks up with 'Ryou' while confessing that he actually likes her sister.]]
* Subverted by the two female "Cyranos" in ''VisualNovel/SchoolDays'', due to the MatchmakerCrush situation. The first one, Sekai Saionji, ends up becoming the "mistress" of Makoto Itou, the boy she was trying to hook up with Kotonoha Katsura. The other, Setsuna Kiyoura, tries to force Makoto to break up with Kotonoha and stay with Sekai.
21st Jan '18 5:19:00 PM nombretomado
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* In ''TheWiseMansFear'', Kvothe is asked to help the wealthy Maer Alveron court Lady Meluan Lackless. He succeeds and they get married, but afterward he's quietly sent away when Meluan learns that Kvothe is an [[FantasticRacism Edema Ruh]]. Of course, she hates Ruh because her sister ran off with one, and [[spoiler:it's no stretch to conclude her sister is Kvothe's mother]].

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* In ''TheWiseMansFear'', ''Literature/TheWiseMansFear'', Kvothe is asked to help the wealthy Maer Alveron court Lady Meluan Lackless. He succeeds and they get married, but afterward he's quietly sent away when Meluan learns that Kvothe is an [[FantasticRacism Edema Ruh]]. Of course, she hates Ruh because her sister ran off with one, and [[spoiler:it's no stretch to conclude her sister is Kvothe's mother]].
10th Dec '17 12:55:30 PM nombretomado
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* [[UnbuiltTrope Seemingly deconstructed]] in Mozart's ''DonGiovanni'' (which predates Theatre/CyranoDeBergerac by [[UnbuiltTrope over a century]]).
* Mephistofele serves as this to Faust in Gounod's ''{{Faust}}''.

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* [[UnbuiltTrope Seemingly deconstructed]] in Mozart's ''DonGiovanni'' ''Theatre/DonGiovanni'' (which predates Theatre/CyranoDeBergerac by [[UnbuiltTrope over a century]]).
* Mephistofele serves as this to Faust in Gounod's ''{{Faust}}''.''Theatre/{{Faust}}''.
5th Nov '17 8:54:43 PM Nadim
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* Attempted very horribly in the ''Series/{{Wizards of Waverly Place}}'' episode "You Pop Me and We Both Go Down". After Alex accidentally brings Justin's zit to life, the talking zit ''attempts'' to be Justin's Cyrano on his date to the {{High School Dance}} but messes the whole thing up by talking loudly to other girls and made Justin sound like a jerk in front of his date by doing so.
16th Sep '17 7:23:02 AM Nadim
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* ''Series/{{Sonny With A Chance}}'': Sonny for Tawni in the episode "Sonny In The Kitchen With Dinner".
12th Sep '17 2:05:48 AM Nadim
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* ''Series/{{Jessie}}'': Not Cyrano through voice contact but rather texting. Emma asks Luke to play Cyrano for her so she can communicate with her {{Lovable Jock}} boyfriend over sports. The ruse is discovered, however, when Luke types a word wrong in Emma's text and vents his frustration so loud he is xaught in the act.

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* ''Series/{{Jessie}}'': Not Cyrano through voice contact but rather texting. Emma asks Luke to play Cyrano for her so she can communicate with her {{Lovable Jock}} boyfriend over sports. The ruse is discovered, however, when Luke types a word wrong in Emma's text and vents his frustration so loud he is xaught caught in the act.
12th Sep '17 2:03:35 AM Nadim
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* On ''Series/{{Dog With A Blog}}'', Nikki and Tyler play Cyrano for Avery to pretend to know Spanish to "tutor" her crush. Unfortunately, it just happens that Nikki has a crush on Tyler and is jealous of his new girlfriend. This escalates into a massive argument between Tyler and Nikki that results in them abandoning Avery on the spot.
10th Sep '17 11:20:20 PM Nadim
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* ''Series/ShakeItUp'' has the episode "Opposites Attract It Up" where Rocky and Ty play Cyrano for [=CeCe=] and her nerdy boyfriend James respectively, with Rocky coaching [=CeCe=] on how to be smart and Ty coaching James on how to be cool.
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