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13th Apr '17 3:01:06 AM LegitimateIdiot
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If the Straight Man is the lead in an ensemble or a show with LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters, this can lead to them being overshadowed by the rest of the cast because they spend their setting up the rest of the cast instead of themselves (see also StandardisedLeader).

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If the Straight Man is the lead in an ensemble or a show with LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters, this can lead to them being overshadowed by the rest of the cast because they spend their setting up the rest of the cast instead of themselves (see also StandardisedLeader).
StandardizedLeader).
26th Mar '17 2:33:19 PM Fireblood
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* ''WebVideo/DarkMatter2525'': Jeffrey's role in most videos.

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* ''WebVideo/DarkMatter2525'': ''WebAnimation/DarkMatter2525'': Jeffrey's role in most videos.
26th Mar '17 2:23:17 PM Fireblood
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* ''WebVideoDarkMatter2525'': Jeffrey's role in most videos.

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* ''WebVideoDarkMatter2525'': ''WebVideo/DarkMatter2525'': Jeffrey's role in most videos.
26th Mar '17 1:40:55 PM Fireblood
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* ''WebVideoDarkMatter2525'': Jeffrey's role in most videos.
1st Feb '17 5:33:23 AM StFan
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* StraightMan/LiveActionFilms Films Live-Action]]

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* StraightMan/LiveActionFilms [[StraightMan/LiveActionFilms Films Live-Action]]
1st Feb '17 5:32:42 AM StFan
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!!Example subpages

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!!Example subpages
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* StraightMan/{{Film}}

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* StraightMan/{{Film}}StraightMan/LiveActionFilms Films Live-Action]]



* WebVideo/SomeOrdinaryGamers stars Mutahar Anas, who more or less is an exemplified version of this trope playing weird video games, reading {{Creepypasta}} and exploring the deep web.

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* WebVideo/SomeOrdinaryGamers ''WebVideo/SomeOrdinaryGamers'' stars Mutahar Anas, who more or less is an exemplified version of this trope playing weird video games, reading {{Creepypasta}} and exploring the deep web.



30th Jan '17 9:00:44 AM 13moths
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[[IThoughtItMeant A Straight Man need not necessarily be heterosexual]] nor even male, many examples on this page show.

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[[IThoughtItMeant A Straight Man need not necessarily be heterosexual]] nor even male, as many examples on this page show.
25th Jan '17 9:30:34 AM Willbyr
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* StraightMan/{{Anime And Manga}}

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* StraightMan/{{Anime And Manga}}StraightMan/AnimeAndManga



* StraightMan/{{Web Comics}}
* StraightMan/{{Western Animation}}

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* StraightMan/{{Web Comics}}
StraightMan/WebComics
* StraightMan/{{Western Animation}}StraightMan/WesternAnimation



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7th Dec '16 2:29:04 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Radio/CabinPressure'', ''[[InsistentTerminology Captain]]'' [[BenedictCumberbatch Martin Crieff]] is usually this to his co-pilot [[RogerAllam Douglas]].

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* In ''Radio/CabinPressure'', ''[[InsistentTerminology Captain]]'' [[BenedictCumberbatch [[Creator/BenedictCumberbatch Martin Crieff]] is usually this to his co-pilot [[RogerAllam [[Creator/RogerAllam Douglas]].
19th Nov '16 6:23:11 PM Dravencour
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In TV comedy, a Straight Man is frequently one half of an OddCouple. In a PowerTrio, they usually play the "helpless observer" role.

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In TV comedy, a Straight Man is frequently one half of an OddCouple. In a PowerTrio, ComicTrio, they usually play the "helpless observer" role.
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