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Generally the imperfect teamwork generated serves as both a good source of drama and/or comedy, depending on the situation. It's particularly dramatic if the group undergoes a period of DividedWeFall first. It also helps ensure that the group is interesting and varied without raising questions of why they work so perfectly together.

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Generally Generally, the imperfect teamwork generated serves as both a good source of drama and/or comedy, depending on the situation. It's particularly dramatic if the group undergoes a period of DividedWeFall first. It also helps ensure that the group is interesting and varied without raising questions of why they work so perfectly together.



Contrast WeAreStrugglingTogether, and AHouseDivided where there's lots of infighting on the same side but no teamwork. An EnemyMine and CollidingCriminalConspiracies usually results in this trope. ChainedHeat is a more specific version of this trope involving being forced to work with someone by some method of a physical attachment. Frequently a byproduct of JurisdictionFriction. FamilyDrama usually has this within a family. Not to be confused with [[Creator/RobLiefeld teams whose members always clench their teeth]].

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Contrast WeAreStrugglingTogether, and AHouseDivided where there's lots of infighting on the same side but no teamwork. An EnemyMine and CollidingCriminalConspiracies usually results in this trope. ChainedHeat is a more specific version of this trope involving being forced to work with someone by some method of a physical attachment. Frequently a byproduct by-product of JurisdictionFriction. FamilyDrama usually has this within a family. Not to be confused with [[Creator/RobLiefeld teams whose members always clench their teeth]].



* In ''Manga/DGrayMan'', it's an understatement to say that Allen and Kanda don't get along to the point where, more often than not, they end up attacking each other instead. But there are numerous times where they have to work together in order to exorcise high level Akuma.

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* In ''Manga/DGrayMan'', it's an understatement to say that Allen and Kanda don't get along -- to the point where, more often than not, they end up attacking each other instead. But there are numerous times where they have to work together in order to exorcise high level high-level Akuma.



** [[spoiler:Freiza]] and '''EVERYONE''' on Universe 7's team during the Tournament of Power arc in ''Anime/DragonBallSuper''. This gets to the point that [[spoiler:Freiza]] uses a BatmanGambit of fake-betraying his teammates to get the Super Dragon Balls not once but ''twice'', [[spoiler:only for it to work both times]]! [[spoiler:Dyspo]] shoots him down the third time, while [[spoiler:Gohan]] eventually warns him that if he tries it for real, "I'll knock you off myself."

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** [[spoiler:Freiza]] and '''EVERYONE''' '''everyone''' on Universe 7's team during the Tournament of Power arc in ''Anime/DragonBallSuper''. This gets to the point that [[spoiler:Freiza]] uses a BatmanGambit of fake-betraying his teammates to get the Super Dragon Balls not once but ''twice'', [[spoiler:only for it to work both times]]! [[spoiler:Dyspo]] shoots him down the third time, while [[spoiler:Gohan]] eventually warns him that if he tries it for real, "I'll knock you off myself."



* In the "Tower of Babel" arc in ''JusticeLeagueOfAmerica'', Ra's al Ghul has incapacitated the JLA using Franchise/{{Batman}}'s anti-JLA contingency plans. Like exposing Franchise/{{Superman}} to red kryptonite. Once Batman reveals that he's the one responsible, most of the team (especially ComicBook/PlasticMan, Comicbook/{{Aquaman}} and the ComicBook/MartianManhunter) are closer to killing him than working with him, but they push through. At the end, he's expelled from the League. For a few issues. In a neat epilogue, Batman's extended family is shown being mistrusted by their own teams (the Titans don't trust ComicBook/{{Nightwing}}, Young Justice doesn't trust Robin, and the JLA stop calling Oracle for advice).

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* In the "Tower of Babel" arc in ''JusticeLeagueOfAmerica'', Ra's al Ghul has incapacitated the JLA using Franchise/{{Batman}}'s anti-JLA contingency plans. Like exposing Franchise/{{Superman}} to red kryptonite. Once Batman reveals that he's the one responsible, most of the team (especially ComicBook/PlasticMan, Comicbook/{{Aquaman}} and the ComicBook/MartianManhunter) are closer to killing him than working with him, but they push through. At In the end, he's expelled from the League. For a few issues. In a neat epilogue, Batman's extended family is shown being mistrusted by their own teams (the Titans don't trust ComicBook/{{Nightwing}}, Young Justice doesn't trust Robin, and the JLA stop calling Oracle for advice).



* In ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'' two of Robotnik's henchmen, Tundra and Akhlut, hate each other and only work together because Robotnik orders them to. Before Robotnik showed up they were rivals locked in a bitter turf war, so there's ''a lot'' of bad blood going on. Eventually the idea gets deconstructed when [[spoiler: their extreme hatred of each other leads to them almost blowing a major operation by getting into a fistfight mid-mission, nearly getting the rest of the Egg Bosses killed.]]

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* In ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'' two of Robotnik's henchmen, Tundra and Akhlut, hate each other and only work together because Robotnik orders them to. Before Robotnik showed up they were rivals locked in a bitter turf war, so there's ''a lot'' of bad blood going on. Eventually Eventually, the idea gets deconstructed when [[spoiler: their extreme hatred of each other leads to them almost blowing a major operation by getting into a fistfight mid-mission, nearly getting the rest of the Egg Bosses killed.]]



* In ''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'' story ''Fanfic/HellsisterTrilogy'', Superman and Dev-Em don't like each other. Like, at all. Dev-Em bullied Kal-El when he was Superboy, attempted to frame up him for vandalism and got away with it. He's reformed since, but he's still a jerkass, and he's dating Superman's beloved cousin. Yet still they try to fight together during the War against Darkseid, albeit it's clear they can't stand each other.

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* In ''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'' story ''Fanfic/HellsisterTrilogy'', Superman and Dev-Em don't like each other. Like, at all. Dev-Em bullied Kal-El when he was Superboy, attempted to frame up him for vandalism and got away with it. He's reformed since, but he's still a jerkass, and he's dating Superman's beloved cousin. Yet still still, they try to fight together during the War against Darkseid, albeit it's clear they can't stand each other.



* In ''Fanfic/PerfectionIsOverrated'', like in ''Anime/MaiHime'', the Himes don't always get along, in particular suspecting Nao of attackign Yukariko, and Nao being bitter over being suspected. Nao does cooperate with the other Himes because [[EvenEvilHasStandards even she is horrified by what Hitomi is doing]]. Over time, the group begins to work better together in response to the threat of the [[ParodySue SUEs]].

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* In ''Fanfic/PerfectionIsOverrated'', like in ''Anime/MaiHime'', the Himes don't always get along, in particular suspecting Nao of attackign attacking Yukariko, and Nao being bitter over being suspected. Nao does cooperate with the other Himes because [[EvenEvilHasStandards even she is horrified by what Hitomi is doing]]. Over time, the group begins to work better together in response to the threat of the [[ParodySue SUEs]].



--> '''Thor''': You speak of control, yet you court chaos.
--> '''Bruce Banner''': It's his M.O., isn't it? I mean, what are we, a team? No, no, no. We're a chemical mixture that makes chaos. We're... we're a time-bomb.
--> '''Nick Fury''': You need to step away.
--> '''Tony Stark''': Why shouldn't the guy let off a little steam?
--> '''Steve Rogers''': You know damn well why! Back off!
--> '''Tony Stark''': Oh, I'm starting to want you to make me.

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--> '''Thor''': You speak of control, yet you court chaos. \n--> \\
'''Bruce Banner''': It's his M.O., isn't it? I mean, what are we, a team? No, no, no. We're a chemical mixture that makes chaos. We're... we're a time-bomb. \n--> \\
'''Nick Fury''': You need to step away.
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away.\\
'''Tony Stark''': Why shouldn't the guy let off a little steam?
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steam?\\
'''Steve Rogers''': You know damn well why! Back off!
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off!\\
'''Tony Stark''': Oh, I'm starting to want you to make me.



* In Creator/TerryPratchett's ''Literature/{{Truckers}}'', the tiny Nomes must form a team to drive a lorry. If they can't they will die when the store they live in is demolished. They bicker and fight, but in the end they face the fact they have to work together. They harness the power of the engine to save themselves. Due to the uneven teamwork, steering control comes a poor second.

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* In Creator/TerryPratchett's ''Literature/{{Truckers}}'', the tiny Nomes must form a team to drive a lorry. If they can't they will die when the store they live in is demolished. They bicker and fight, but in the end end, they face the fact they have to work together. They harness the power of the engine to save themselves. Due to the uneven teamwork, steering control comes a poor second.



* ''Literature/BlackLegion'' has Khayon and Telemachon. Both hate each other and at first, Telemachon only works with Khayon because otherwise he loses ability to feel any emotions. Later he joins the Black Legion's case wholeheartedly, but Khayon mentions that since then, they've tried to kill each other multiple times.

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* ''Literature/BlackLegion'' has Khayon and Telemachon. Both hate each other and at first, Telemachon only works with Khayon because otherwise otherwise, he loses the ability to feel any emotions. Later he joins the Black Legion's case wholeheartedly, but Khayon mentions that since then, they've tried to kill each other multiple times.



** Grey Worm distrusts Tyrion as a foreigner and hates the diplomatic tactic of appeasing the former slavers, but lends his support because his Queen trusts the dwarf. Later, Dany's new allies never seemed to get along very well, where Tyrion despises working with Ellaria Sand for poisoning his niece Myrcella while Ellaria blames him for Oberyn's death. Olenna doesn't seem to trust Tyrion and advises Dany not to always listen to him. It gets even worse once Jon shows up. He and Dany spend much of the formative days of their alliance bickering over whose authority supersedes whose.

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** Grey Worm distrusts Tyrion as a foreigner and hates the diplomatic tactic of appeasing the former slavers, but lends his support because his Queen trusts the dwarf. Later, Dany's new allies never seemed don't seem to get along very well, where well. Tyrion despises working with Ellaria Sand for poisoning because Ellaria poisoned his niece Myrcella while Ellaria blames him Tyrion for Oberyn's death. Olenna doesn't seem to trust Tyrion and advises Dany not to always listen to him. It gets even worse once When Jon shows up. He arrives to seek aid in the defense against the Night King, he and Dany spend much of the formative days of their alliance bickering over whose authority supersedes whose.struggling to find a compromise between their goals.



* This applies to two pairs of characters in ''{{Podcast/Guiders of our Dreams}}''. Fang murdered Lexia's family AND destroyed her village, and they are forced to work together for a greater cause, which is to kill the queen of Skiya. After awhile, they do start to get along and look out for each other. Zephyr and Orpheus are also like this, but they simply don't trust one another.

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* This applies to two pairs of characters in ''{{Podcast/Guiders of our Dreams}}''. Fang murdered Lexia's family AND destroyed her village, and they are forced to work together for a greater cause, which is to kill the queen of Skiya. After awhile, a while, they do start to get along and look out for each other. Zephyr and Orpheus are also like this, but they simply don't trust one another.



* Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant spent 8 years together knowing they each would be more likely to win with the other around, but finally in 2004 the team fell apart in the Finals largely due to their feud and it was obvious one or the other had to go. Both men did end up winning a title or two afterward though. Now that both men have retired from the NBA they have made an effort to mend fences.

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* Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant spent 8 years together knowing they each would be more likely to win with the other around, but finally finally, in 2004 2004, the team fell apart in the Finals largely due to their feud and it was obvious one or the other had to go. Both men did end up winning a title or two afterward though. Now that both men have retired from the NBA they have made an effort to mend fences.



** The invading Clans also have their own beef with each other, specifically with Clan Wolf and Jade Falcon, who's invasion corridor are next to each other, and they don't mind taking the time to attack the other when they get the opportunity. Then there's Clan Steel Viper, who share the Falcons invasion route, eventually they too stared fighting each other and the Vipers were forcefully ejected out of the Inner Sphere for good.

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** The invading Clans also have their own beef with each other, specifically with Clan Wolf and Jade Falcon, who's invasion corridor are next to each other, and they don't mind taking the time to attack the other when they get the opportunity. Then there's Clan Steel Viper, who share the Falcons invasion route, eventually route. Eventually, they too stared started fighting each other and the Vipers were forcefully ejected out of the Inner Sphere for good.



* The Survivors in ''VideoGame/Left4Dead2'' have this kind of relationship, at least initially. They're complete strangers, but eventually emerge as FireForgedFriends.

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* The Survivors in ''VideoGame/Left4Dead2'' have this kind of relationship, at least initially. They're complete strangers, but eventually eventually, emerge as FireForgedFriends.



** In ''Videogame/DragonAgeInquisition'', Vivienne tends to look down on almost every other character due to her classism and snobby demeanor. As a Pro-Circle mage with a lot of political influence, she tends to treat most characters with disdain, particularly those with differing opinions of mage politics such as Solas or those from lower-class backgrounds such as Sera and Blackwall. Cole in particular gets the scorn of both Vivienne and Sera due to his status as a spirit in the form of a human and both of them refer to him as "[[ItIsDehumanizing it]]".

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** In ''Videogame/DragonAgeInquisition'', Vivienne tends to look down on almost every other character due to her classism and snobby demeanor. As a Pro-Circle mage with a lot of political influence, she tends to treat most characters with disdain, particularly those with differing opinions of mage politics such as Solas or those from lower-class backgrounds such as Sera and Blackwall. Cole Cole, in particular particular, gets the scorn of both Vivienne and Sera due to his status as a spirit in the form of a human and both of them refer to him as "[[ItIsDehumanizing it]]".



* Bowser, in ''VideoGame/SuperPaperMario''. Mario's archenemy first refuses to join Mario in his quest to stop Count Bleck from wiping out all dimensions, even at the first request of Peach (despite the fact he finally got one of his dearest wishes come true thanks to the Count who forcefully married them). He changes his mind however, very begrudgingly, once Mario and Peach point out that his desire to be the ruler of the world would never come true should their world be destroyed by the Count ; and his minions are now brainwashed to serve the Count, enfuriating Bowser at the idea.
* ''VideoGame/MassEffect2''. Similar to the Knights example above, several of your team-mates go at it against each other with biotics (Jack and Miranda) or end up with weapons drawn (Legion and Tali) forcing you to pick sides (or choose a third option if you're charming/intimidating enough). And of course there's the Justicar who agrees to work with you but also vows to kill you after the mission if you're too much of a Renegade.

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* Bowser, in ''VideoGame/SuperPaperMario''. Mario's archenemy first refuses to join Mario in his quest to stop Count Bleck from wiping out all dimensions, even at the first request of Peach (despite the fact he finally got one of his dearest wishes come true thanks to the Count who forcefully married them). He changes his mind however, very begrudgingly, once Mario and Peach point out that his desire to be the ruler of the world would never come true should their world be destroyed by the Count ; Count; and his minions are now brainwashed to serve the Count, enfuriating infuriating Bowser at the idea.
* ''VideoGame/MassEffect2''. Similar to the Knights example above, several of your team-mates go at it against each other with biotics (Jack and Miranda) or end up with weapons drawn (Legion and Tali) forcing you to pick sides (or choose a third option if you're charming/intimidating enough). And of course course, there's the Justicar who agrees to work with you but also vows to kill you after the mission if you're too much of a Renegade.



** Also in the first game, depending on how Wrex [[spoiler:is talked down on Virmire]], him agreeing to help you destroy Saren's facility follows this. Turned around in the third game, if Shepherd would rather not cure the Genophage. [[spoiler:If you DON'T cure the genophage, [[TeethClenchedTeamwork Teeth Clenched Teamwork]] turns into a shootout on the Citadel.]]

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** Also in the first game, depending on how Wrex [[spoiler:is talked down on Virmire]], him agreeing to help you destroy Saren's facility follows this. Turned around in the third game, if Shepherd would rather not cure the Genophage. [[spoiler:If you DON'T ''don't'' cure the genophage, [[TeethClenchedTeamwork Teeth Clenched Teamwork]] turns into a shootout on the Citadel.]]



* ''VideoGame/KaneAndLynch''. In the first half, they are actually forced to work together, much to the disdain of both- in the second half, they're [[EnemyMine working together to kill a common enemy,]] but they still hate each other. In the sequel they both end up pissing off a major crime lord in China, once again forced to work together to survive.

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* ''VideoGame/KaneAndLynch''. In the first half, they are actually forced to work together, much to the disdain of both- in the second half, they're [[EnemyMine working together to kill a common enemy,]] but they still hate each other. In the sequel sequel, they both end up pissing off a major crime lord in China, once again forced to work together to survive.



* ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerTiberianSun: Firestorm'' GDI and Nod temporarily join forces to defeat CABAL, both sides not to happy about it, and go their separate ways after CABAL is defeated.

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* ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerTiberianSun: Firestorm'' GDI and Nod temporarily join forces to defeat CABAL, both sides not to too happy about it, and go their separate ways after CABAL is defeated.



* All over the place in ''Franchise/DanganRonpa'', because forcing multiple [[DysfunctionJunction volatile teenagers]] into solving murder cases under the threat of death is bound to cause some friction. TheRival characters in particular tend to make life even more difficult for their respective protagonists while simultaneously being a valuable asset in the investigations and trials.
* ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' is full of this, though it usually lessens as the parties get to know each other or come to a mutual understanding. Rin and Shirou, Shirou and Saber, Saber and Rin, Illya and Rin, Illya and Saber, EVERYONE and [[spoiler:Kotomine]]... but '''nothing''' tops the sheer molar-grinding of Shirou and Archer. Shirou ''cannot stand'' Archer, as his callous nature and willingness to sacrifice innocent people to achieve victory so long as he saves more than he kills fly in the face of Shirou's ideals of "saving everyone, regardless of the cost to myself". Archer, on the other hand, [[spoiler:would like nothing more than to ''murder Shirou in cold blood'' so that he can be erased from existence]], but typically he can't either because Rin has him under a Command Seal to not hurt Shirou, or because he considers keeping Rin alive to be more important. The one route where [[spoiler:Archer manages to XanatosGambit his way into being free]] to act on that desire? [[FromBadToWorse Everything goes to hell]] ''[[FromBadToWorse very]]'' [[FromBadToWorse quickly]].

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* All over the place in ''Franchise/DanganRonpa'', because forcing multiple [[DysfunctionJunction volatile teenagers]] into solving murder cases under the threat of death is bound to cause some friction. TheRival characters characters, in particular particular, tend to make life even more difficult for their respective protagonists while simultaneously being a valuable asset in the investigations and trials.
* ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' is full of this, though it usually lessens as the parties get to know each other or come to a mutual understanding. Rin and Shirou, Shirou and Saber, Saber and Rin, Illya and Rin, Illya and Saber, EVERYONE ''everyone'' and [[spoiler:Kotomine]]... but '''nothing''' tops the sheer molar-grinding of Shirou and Archer. Shirou ''cannot stand'' Archer, as his callous nature and willingness to sacrifice innocent people to achieve victory so long as he saves more than he kills fly in the face of Shirou's ideals of "saving everyone, regardless of the cost to myself". Archer, on the other hand, [[spoiler:would like nothing more than to ''murder Shirou in cold blood'' so that he can be erased from existence]], but typically he can't either because Rin has him under a Command Seal to not hurt Shirou, or because he considers keeping Rin alive to be more important. The one route where [[spoiler:Archer manages to XanatosGambit his way into being free]] to act on that desire? [[FromBadToWorse Everything goes to hell]] ''[[FromBadToWorse very]]'' [[FromBadToWorse quickly]].



* The Lackya of ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' were built to be perfect servants in upper class households, so they despise the rowdy, violent Jägermonsters...but they all work for Baron Wulfenbach, and they all hate the Other's mind control wasps.

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* The Lackya of ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' were built to be perfect servants in upper class upper-class households, so they despise the rowdy, violent Jägermonsters...Jägermonsters... but they all work for Baron Wulfenbach, and they all hate the Other's mind control wasps.



* This happens a lot in ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'', the ISIS employees tend to get into petty fights on a daily basis. Whenever Archer and Lana are on mission togerther, Archer tends do stupid things that mess up their mission. Things get worse when the rest of ISIS take part in a mission, at least one of them will slip up, or were the cause of why their mission is compromised.

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* This happens a lot in ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'', the ISIS employees tend to get into petty fights on a daily basis. Whenever Archer and Lana are on mission togerther, together, Archer tends do stupid things that mess up their mission. Things get worse when the rest of ISIS take part in a mission, at least one of them will slip up, or were the cause of why their mission is compromised.
16th Jun '18 8:33:58 AM EonADS
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** [[spoiler:Freiza]] and '''EVERYONE''' on Universe 7's team during the Tournament of Power arc in ''Anime/DragonBallSuper''. This gets to the point that [[spoiler:Freiza]] uses a BatmanGambit of betraying his teammates to get the Super Dragon Balls not once but ''twice'', [[spoiler:only for it to work both times]]! [[spoiler:Dyspo]] shoots him down the third time, while [[spoiler:Gohan]] eventually warns him that if he tries it for real, "I'll knock you off myself."

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** [[spoiler:Freiza]] and '''EVERYONE''' on Universe 7's team during the Tournament of Power arc in ''Anime/DragonBallSuper''. This gets to the point that [[spoiler:Freiza]] uses a BatmanGambit of betraying fake-betraying his teammates to get the Super Dragon Balls not once but ''twice'', [[spoiler:only for it to work both times]]! [[spoiler:Dyspo]] shoots him down the third time, while [[spoiler:Gohan]] eventually warns him that if he tries it for real, "I'll knock you off myself."
13th Jun '18 10:29:40 AM PatPayne
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* Creator/ThePolice were patron saints of this trope, being (as they themselves freely admitted) three men with very strong egos who had all been established musicians in their own right[[note]]Copeland had been a member of prog-rock icons Curved Air, Summers had been part of Zoot Money's Big Roll band and later Eric Burdon's Animals, and Sting had had a successful, if local career in a band known as Last Exit in England[[/note]] before forming into a band essentially by chance. They would fight over tracks to be included, with Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers trying to get their compositions on albums dominated by Sting's songs (though, admittedly, they did concede Sting was the strongest songwriter of the trio). This included the Grammy-winning instrumental, the Copeland/Summers-written "Behind My Camel" from ''Zenyatta Mondatta''. Sting refused to play at all on the track, and even buried his copy of the master in his garden. By the end of the band's main run in 1986, they were barely speaking to each other, and their last recording sessions were fatally marred by a vicious fight between Sting and Stewart Copeland over, of all things, which drum machine to use on their re-recording of "Don't Stand So Close To Me".[[note]]Copeland would later note that [[WhatCouldHaveBeen the fight could have been softened had he not broken his shoulder playing polo]], thereby allowing the trio to have defused tensions with a jam session. Though, in fairness, Sting's status as TheFace eclipsing Copeland and Andy Summers had become a massive source of friction in the band.[[/note]]

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* Creator/ThePolice Music/ThePolice were patron saints of this trope, being (as they themselves freely admitted) three men with very strong egos who had all been established musicians in their own right[[note]]Copeland had been a member of prog-rock icons Curved Air, Summers had been part of Zoot Money's Big Roll band and later Eric Burdon's Animals, and Sting had had a successful, if local career in a band known as Last Exit in England[[/note]] before forming into a band essentially by chance. They would fight over tracks to be included, with Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers trying to get their compositions on albums dominated by Sting's songs (though, admittedly, they did concede Sting was the strongest songwriter of the trio). This included the Grammy-winning instrumental, the Copeland/Summers-written "Behind My Camel" from ''Zenyatta Mondatta''. Sting refused to play at all on the track, and even buried his copy of the master in his garden. By the end of the band's main run in 1986, they were barely speaking to each other, and their last recording sessions were fatally marred by a vicious fight between Sting and Stewart Copeland over, of all things, which drum machine to use on their re-recording of "Don't Stand So Close To Me".[[note]]Copeland would later note that [[WhatCouldHaveBeen the fight could have been softened had he not broken his shoulder playing polo]], thereby allowing the trio to have defused tensions with a jam session. Though, in fairness, Sting's status as TheFace eclipsing Copeland and Andy Summers had become a massive source of friction in the band.[[/note]]
13th Jun '18 10:17:55 AM PatPayne
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* Creator/ThePolice were patron saints of this trope, being (as they themselves freely admitted) three men with very strong egos who had all been established musicians in their own right[[note]]Copeland had been a member of prog-rock icons Curved Air, Summers had been part of Zoot Money's Big Roll band and later Eric Burdon's Animals, and Sting had had a successful, if local career in a band known as Last Exit in England[[/note]] before forming into a band essentially by chance. They would fight over tracks to be included, with Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers trying to get their compositions on albums dominated by Sting's songs (though, admittedly, they did concede Sting was the strongest songwriter of the trio). This included the Grammy-winning instrumental, the Copeland/Summers-written "Behind My Camel" from ''Zenyatta Mondatta''. Sting refused to play at all on the track, and even buried his copy of the master in his garden. By the end of the band's main run in 1986, they were barely speaking to each other, and their last recording sessions were fatally marred by a vicious fight between Sting and Stewart Copeland over, of all things, which drum machine to use on their re-recording of "Don't Stand So Close To Me".[[note]]Copeland would later note that [[WhatCouldHaveBeen the fight could have been softened had he not broken his shoulder playing polo]], thereby allowing the trio to have defused tensions with a jam session. Though, in fairness, Sting's status as TheFace eclipsing Copeland and Andy Summers had become a massive source of friction in the band.[[/note]]
12th Jun '18 7:49:07 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Fanfic/GameTheoryFanFic'', Megane does not get along with Lindy due to a personality clash and a bad first impression. Chrono and Yuuno also got off on the wrong foot. They all still work together to stop Precia.

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* In ''Fanfic/GameTheoryFanFic'', ''Fanfic/{{Game Theory|LyricalNanoha}}'', Megane does not get along with Lindy due to a personality clash and a bad first impression. Chrono and Yuuno also got off on the wrong foot. They all still work together to stop Precia.
8th Jun '18 11:36:08 PM ReddishGuy1
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** This is also present among the villains, [[BigBad Night Rogue]], [[DragonWithAnAgenda Blood Stalk]] and [[TheManBehindTheMan Juzaburo Nanba]], with Blood Stalk in particular seemingly taking every opportunity to stab his allies in the back. It doesn't help that they have different goals: Night Rogue wants to trigger a war between the three nations that [[BalkanizeMe Japan was split into]] with the intention of Touto emerging on top, Nanba wants to do the same but only so he can swoop in and turn Japan into his own "immortal Nanba Empire", and Blood Stalk wants to [[spoiler:[[OmnicidalManiac annihilate all life on Earth.]]]]
4th Jun '18 6:32:26 AM Tesseract
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-->'''Jäger General:''' Sir--dere iz a time to twit nancy-boy feetsmen und a time to crush bogs.

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-->'''Jäger General:''' -->'''[[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20040503 Jäger General]]:''' Sir--dere iz a time to twit nancy-boy feetsmen und a time to crush bogs.
4th Jun '18 6:31:33 AM Tesseract
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* The Lackya of ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' were built to be perfect servants in upper class households, so they despise the rowdy, violent Jägermonsters...but they all work for Baron Wulfenbach, and they all hate the Other's mind control wasps.
-->'''Jäger General:''' Sir--dere iz a time to twit nancy-boy feetsmen und a time to crush bogs.
29th May '18 9:53:57 AM gb00393
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** Dany's new allies never seemed to get along very well, where Tyrion despises working with Ellaria Sand for poisoning his niece Myrcella while Ellaria blames him for Oberyn's death. Olenna doesn't seem to trust Tyrion and advises Dany not to always listen to him. It gets even worse once Jon shows up. He and Dany spend much of the formative days of their alliance bickering over whose authority supersedes whose.

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** Grey Worm distrusts Tyrion as a foreigner and hates the diplomatic tactic of appeasing the former slavers, but lends his support because his Queen trusts the dwarf. Later, Dany's new allies never seemed to get along very well, where Tyrion despises working with Ellaria Sand for poisoning his niece Myrcella while Ellaria blames him for Oberyn's death. Olenna doesn't seem to trust Tyrion and advises Dany not to always listen to him. It gets even worse once Jon shows up. He and Dany spend much of the formative days of their alliance bickering over whose authority supersedes whose.
20th May '18 1:04:35 PM Mister_Seven
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* Bowser, in ''VideoGame/SuperPaperMario''. Mario's archenemy first refuses to join Mario in his quest to stop Count Bleck from wiping out all dimensions, even at the first request of Peach (despite the fact he finally got his dearest wish come true thanks to the Count who forcefully married them). He changes his mind however, very begrudgingly, once Mario and Peach point out that his desire to be the ruler of the world will never come true if their world is destroyed by the Count ; and his minions are now brainwashed to serve the Count, enfurating Bowser at the idea.

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* Bowser, in ''VideoGame/SuperPaperMario''. Mario's archenemy first refuses to join Mario in his quest to stop Count Bleck from wiping out all dimensions, even at the first request of Peach (despite the fact he finally got one of his dearest wish wishes come true thanks to the Count who forcefully married them). He changes his mind however, very begrudgingly, once Mario and Peach point out that his desire to be the ruler of the world will would never come true if should their world is be destroyed by the Count ; and his minions are now brainwashed to serve the Count, enfurating enfuriating Bowser at the idea.
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