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Based on a WebAnimation.
We start with a black U.S. Army general who, in the beginning, looks like a good, respectable possibility for a black president. No scandals in his past at all.

But TheChessmaster TheMan and his evil organization get to the general and leave him [[MindRape brainwashed.]] Right when he's supposed to be announcing his candidacy, he gives up his dream of politics to run a chain of fried chicken restaurants. It's evil fried chicken, too, but we don't learn that immediately.

The good [[TheMasquerade secret organization,]] The BROTHERHOOD, needs to stop this before it goes any farther. But to do that, they must call the great {{Blaxploitation}} hero Undercover Brother. Undercover Brother is stuck in TheSeventies, but he knows kung fu.

Undercover Brother is asked to infiltrate the evil Organization undercover. He is given a watch that sprays hot sauce to fight off the potential evil of mayonnaise on white bread. But, once on assignment, he meets an [[FanService incredibly beautiful]] [[BlondesAreEvil blonde]] who appears to be trying to befriend him, and things go bad...

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!Tropes:

* ActionGirl: Sistah Girl, and White She Devil after she reveals herself as [[spoiler:TheMole]].
* {{Adorkable}}: Anton Jackson, Smart Brother, and Lance
* AfroAsskicker: Undercover Brother
* AnAesop: Undercover Brother's preaching about teamwork.
* AnonymousRinger: Warren Boutwell, a former general and Secretary of Defense who was thought to be considering a Presidential run. AKA General Colin Powell.
* ArsonMurderAndLifesaving
* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Smart Brother's interrogation of White She-Devil and Conspiracy Brother's listing of black people not given proper credit.
* AsHimself: JamesBrown [[spoiler: actually Undercover Brother in disguise]].
* AscendedFanboy: Undercover Brother must be a huge fan of BruceLee, such as his screaming GoombaStomp.
* AsideGlance: When Undercover Brother is flying through the air at some guards, he briefly turns and looks at the camera.
* AssShove: Undercover Brother sticks his foot inside an opponent's ass, complete with X-ray camera shot.
* BackToBackBadasses: Sistah Girl and [[spoiler: White She-Devil]] late in the film.
* BaitAndSwitchGunshot: [[spoiler:White She Devil]] shoots two enemy Mooks after the motorcycle chase.
* BattleTrophy: Mr. Feather feels this way about [[spoiler: Undercover Brother's medallion]].
* BecomingTheMask: Undercover Brother becomes his mild-mannered secret identity: Antoine Jackson.
* [[BerserkButton/{{Film}} Berserk Button]]:
** Conspiracy Brother - Words and phrases he thinks are racist, like "Hi" and "Good morning".
** Mr. Feather, when he realizes that he's being subconsciously influenced by black culture.
** Lance - "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XymelxbVpA&NR=1 I. Am not.]] A '''SISSY'''!"
** Undercover Brother - "You mess with the 'fro, you got to go."
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Lance.
* BigNo: A {{mook}} does this as Undercover Brother is about to stamp down on him.
* BigRedButton: See SelfDestructMechanism
* BladeBelowTheShoulder: Mr. Feather during the final battle with Undercover Brother.
* BlandNameProduct: GFC/General's Fried Chicken (KFC/Kentucky Fried Chicken) and Khaki Republic (Banana Republic)
* {{Blaxploitation}}: With a modern twist. Somewhat [[{{Reconstruction}} reconstructed]]. It's all in good fun, though, as the target demographic this time was white people.
* BlondesAreEvil
* BreakingTheFourthWall: Undercover Brother, twice: while talking to Sistah Girl in his apartment, and while talking to White She Devil after the motorcycle chase.
** Also Mr. Feather, after the camera starts spinning to show evilness.
* BringIt
** Lance grestures to a guard and says "Come on!" to a guard before killing him.
** Also spoofed during the pre-fight posturing between Undercover Brother and Mr. Feather. They both resort to increasingly elaborate gestures, trying to one-up the other. Undercover Brother wins.
*** And all to the sound of "Beat It".
* CallingShotgun: Conspiracy Brother, as the group runs to the hovercraft.
* CatFight: White She Devil vs. Sistah Girl
** In slo mo. In a shower. Causing the men to stop fighting and [[PassThePopcorn grab a bag of popcorn]]. And condoms. Can't say the movie didn't advocate safe sex.
*** Can you really blame them? [[GirlOnGirlIsHot Some things transcend one's affiliation.]]
* ChekhovsGun: JamesBrown in the introduction, the rear-view mirror balls, and "Don't touch the 'fro".
* TheChessmaster: The Man
* ChewingTheScenery: Chris Kattan as Mr. Feather. And how. He ends up having better moves than even Undercover Brother.
* CodeName: Undercover Brother, Smart Brother, Conspiracy Brother, Sistah Girl, The Man. Mr. Feather might be one.
* CombatHaircomb: Combat Afro Picks!
* ConspiracyKitchenSink: All conspiracies relating to blacks are true, except the one that OJ is innocent.
* ConspiracyTheorist: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Conspiracy Brother]]
* CoolCar: The title character's 1970's Cadillac Coupe de Ville.
* CowboyCop: Undercover Brother, after joining the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D.
* CrashIntoHello: Undercover Brother (undercover as "Anton Jackson") and Penelope Snow [[spoiler:AKA White She Devil]]
* CrazyPrepared
* CurtainCamouflage
* DaChief: The leader of the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: "The Fatty". Actually causes one businesswoman to have an [[TheImmodestOrgasm Immodest Orgasm.]]
* DoomedDefeatist: Lance wigs out while he's in The Man's headquarters.
* DopeSlap: Conspiracy Brother to Lance after he makes a racist comment.
* TheDragon: Mr. Feather
* DramaticLandfallShot: when we see The Man's island fortress for the first time.
* DramaticNecklaceRemoval: Undercover Brother's medallion.
* EasilyForgiven: [[spoiler:White She Devil]]
* EarWorm:[[invoked]] [[spoiler: The jingle from The General's fried-chicken commercial. As demonstrated by Lance.]]
* EveryCarIsAPinto:
** Parodied and justified when a pair of {{mooks}} drive a golf cart into a gas main.
** During a chase scene a {{Mook}}'s motorcycle crashes and immediately bursts into flames.
* EverythingIsRacist: The belief of Conspiracy Brother. It's really something that he's in a movie where there ''really is'' a white conspiracy run by The Man to keep black people down, and he ''still'' comes off as crazy.
* EvilElevator: The cliche of the [[BottomlessPit endless elevator going down]] to an ElaborateUndergroundBase is spoofed when the hero starts screaming hysterically as he drops, only to stop when he realises he's only traveled a single story.
* {{Expy}}: It's pretty obvious that the General was a stand-in for Colin Powell, right down to the rumored Presidential run. The Barbershop secret entrance to The Brotherhood's Headquarters was previously used in Issue #136 of Marvel Comics' "Strange Tales" (1965), a Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. storyline (http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix3/shieldbarbershop.htm).
* FaceHeelTurn: Undercover Brother, after he falls in [[strike:love]] lust with Penelope Snow. That ass of hers would turn any man and woman astray.
* FanService (Sista Girl, Penelope Snow/[[spoiler: White She Devil]]
* FemmeFatale: White She Devil. [[spoiler:Ends up reformed at the end]].
* FightingWithChucks: The title character knows how to use nunchucks as part of his martial artist skills. He also hits himself in the nuts while using them during his fight with Mr. Feather.
** Possibly a subversion, since the look on his face as Feather charges says it was intentional.
* FiveManBand with UB as the SixthRanger. Totally lampshaded. I mean, The Chief, Smart Brother, Lance, Sistah Girl. The only one that doesn't fit is Conspiracy Brother as the Big Guy, which is probably why they need Undercover Brother in the first place.
* FunnyAfro: Undercover Brother.
* GadgetWatch: It spritzes hot sauce.
* GetAHoldOfYourselfMan
* GirlOnGirlIsHot: Parodied.
* GloveSnap: One of Mr. Feather's minions does this repeatedly, greatly to Mr. Feather's annoyance.
* GoshDarnItToHeck: Undercover Brother as Anton Jackson.
--> '''DaChief:''' White girl or no white girl, I wanna know where the hell have you been?
--> '''Anton/UB:''' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quvdtYe86O4 Not there, because that's where people who swear go,]] thank ''you'' very much.
* GotMeDoingIt: Again much to his great annoyance, Mr. Feather just couldn't keep himself from getting into that thang.
* GroinAttack: The title character does it to himself with a pair of nunchucks during his fight with Mr. Feather.
* HairTriggerTemper: Conspiracy Brother
* AHandfulForAnEye: Mr. Feather does it to Undercover Brother during their final battle.
* HighHeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:White She Devil]], after she experiences Undercover Brother's lovin'.
* HiroshimaAsAUnitOfMeasure: The spy camera scans people for levels of "Rhythm" and "[=401Ks=]".
* HeyItsThatGuy: a reverse case for many -- it's kind of surreal recognizing [[DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog Doctor Horrible]] or [[Series/HowIMetYourMother Barney Stinson]]. Or, worse, seeing this movie ''first''.
** Another reverse case: fans of PushingDaisies will recognize Emerson Cod as DaChief.
*** I recognized him as the principal on BostonPublic... as well as the [[MagicalNegro wise cook]] from {{Waiting}}.
** DaveChappelle as Conspiracy Brother. The film came out ''right'' around the time ChappellesShow started airing...
*** Enough time that the first DVD release had Eddie Griffin, Denise Richards and Aunjuanue Ellis on the cover, but the second printing replaced Ellis with Dave Chappelle (see also HalfBaked).
* HollywoodGeek: Undercover Brother in his role of Antoine Jackson.
* HumiliationConga
* HypocriticalHumor: The only reason Lance (a Caucasian) is a member of the BROTHERHOOD is Affirmative Action.
* IKnowYouAreInThereSomewhereFight: Happens twice. Sista Girl does it to Undercover Brother and Undercover Brother does it to General Boutwell.
* ISurrenderSuckers: Undercover Brother to the golf course guards.
* ImmodestOrgasm: The female executive during Anton Jackson's demonstration of "The Fatty".
* ImprobableParkingSkills; The title character, in the last scene of the movie.
* InLoveWithTheMark: [[spoiler:AKA White She Devil]]
* InstantCostumeChange: Undercover Brother jumps out of a window while dressed in what can be best described as a nerd disguise. On the other side, he comes out in his normal attire, complete with afro.
* ItsRainingMen: Undercover Brother, once with a parachute and once with bell bottoms.
* JanitorImpersonationInfiltration: Happens twice.
* {{Kiai}}: Parodied, as Undercover Brother shouts the names of black celebrities/musicians while fighting.
* KickThemWhileTheyAreDown: The title character does it to guard {{mooks}} twice.
* LargeHam. Mr. Feather, but since he's played by Chris Kattan, it's sorta expected.
* LastRequest: Mr. Feather to James Brown before injecting him with the MindControl drug.
* LatexPerfection: Undercover Brother, when posing as a janitor and [[spoiler:JamesBrown]].
* LowSpeedChase: Undercover Brother and Sista Girl are chased by security guards on a golf course, with both groups driving electric golf carts.
* TheMan: BigBad.
* TheMasquerade (on both sides)
* MayContainEvil: the drug added to the General's Fried Chicken to make black people act white.
* [[MeaningfulName/{{Film}} Meaningful Name]]: A white woman named Penelope Snow.
* MegaCorp: Multinational Incorporated
* {{Meganekko}}: White She-Devil's disguise during her initial appearance.
* MindRape
* TheMole: [[spoiler:White She Devil]], while going by the name [[spoiler:Penelope Snow]].
* MookChivalry: Sistah Girl and [[spoiler:White She Devil]] in the Communications Room.
* NobodyTouchesTheHair: Undercover Brother is very protective of his Afro, including telling Sista Girl, "Don't touch the hair!"; telling Conspiracy Brother, "Don't touch the 'fro!", and beating up Mr. Feather when he cuts off a piece of it: "You mess with the 'fro, you got to go."
* NoPartyGiven: An in-universe discussion of this takes place when the characters muse what party the General will run for President as.
* NotMyDriver: When Mr. Feather kidnaps JamesBrown.
* NWordPrivileges
* OffhandBackhand: Sista Girl, to Undercover Brother and a golf course security guard.
* TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness
* ParodySue: Undercover Brother ''doesn't even spill his full Big Gulp'' when in an uncontrolled tailspin.
** TheAce: Baby please, he was in control the ''whole time''.
* PassThePopcorn: UCB and White She Devil's {{mooks}}, during her CatFight with Sistah Girl.
* PistolPose
* PistolWhipping: A security guard at the golf course to our hero, and Conspiracy Brother to Mr. Elias in the island fortress communications room.
* PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy: White supremacist Mr. Feather constantly seems to have to battle to suppress an urge to be one of these. This causes him some stress.
--> ''You see what's happening, don't you?! How we're being corrupted by their hipper-than-thou fashion and cool slang you can't help but use?!''
** [[spoiler:The Man as well.]]
* RantInducingSlight: Conspiracy Brother is prone to these at the mention of words so innocuous as "hello".
* RasputinianDeath: [[spoiler: Mr. Feather]] is dropped out of a helicopter over the ocean. Just before falling hundreds of feet (the impact alone of which would've killed him instantly) a great white shark leaps out of the water, and eats him.
* ReverseMole: [[spoiler:White She Devil]], when The Man's guards catch the BROTHERHOOD infiltrators in the Communications Room.
* SchmuckBait: The BigRedButton labeled "Atomic Core".
-->'''Conspiracy Brother:''' "Atomic co-ray", huh? Let's see [[WhatDoesThisButtonDo what this so-called "button" does]]...
* SecretTest: Sista Girl pointing a gun at Undercover Brother to test his courage.
* SelfDestructMechanism: The Atomic Core on The Man's island fortress.
* TheSeventies: Undercover Brother's character is based on this era.
* SexFaceTurn: See HighHeelFaceTurn above.
* ShoePhone: Two pairs of TrickedOutShoes and a GadgetWatch.
* [[ShoutOut/{{Films}} Shout Out]]: Multiple examples.
* SickeningCrunch: Subverted. UndercoverBrother is about to stomp a {{Mook}} who's lying on the ground. We see him stomp and hear a horrible crunching sound as he twists his foot but we don't actually see the stomp connect. Just when you think he's smashed the {{Mook}}'s head in, the camera looks down and we see that he actually smashed a bag of potato chips.
** FelonyMisdemeanor: Those were the guard's favorite brand of chips!
* TheSmartGuy: Smart Brother, naturally.
* SoBeautifulItsACurse: White She Devil's lament.
* TheStoner: Conspiracy Brother. It's strongly hinted that his paranoia is due to his drug use.
* StormingTheCastle
* StrawmanPolitical: Parodied like everything else. Conspiracy Brother snaps "What have the Republicans ever done for black people?!" Smart Brother then ''lists'' a large number of things Republicans have done for black people, and seems ready to continue, only for Conspiracy brother to interrupt with "Fine, fine, list two things Republicans have done for black people ''lately''!"
* TakeTheWheel: The title character has Sistah Girl do this during the golf cart chase.
* TapOnTheHead: Undercover Brother to two {{Mooks}}, Sistah Girl and [[spoiler:White She Devil]] to a group of {{mooks}} in the Communications Room.
* TokenWhite: Lance, who was hired because of affirmative action. Later [[spoiler: White She Devil joins as well]].
** [[http://youtu.be/861bWXN8e5s#t=2m53s Much to Conspiracy Brother's chagrin.]]
--->'''Conspiracy Brother''': [[CrowningMomentOfFunny What the fuck? Chief! I've never seen this bitch in my secret agent classes! I'm still paying the loans off, man! I sleep on a pissy mattress! I ain't got good food to eat! I borrow money for my weed! I quit! That's it. Y'all ain't got Conspiracy Brother Jones to kick around anymore! Give me a pillow case... I'm joining the Klan!]]
** Conspiracy Brother does warm up to Lance, figuring all the white dude needs is some weed to mellow out with him.
* TrapDoor
* TrickedOutShoes: UB had two pairs -- one takes you up, one sends data.
* WhatDoesThisButtonDo: It's the SelfDestructMechanism for the "atomic co-ray".
* WhereDaWhiteWomenAt: Penelope Snow, [[spoiler:AKA White She-Devil, aka Black Man's Kryptonite]]. The other guys at the BROTHERHOOD ask UCB whether his "first time" with her was really that good.
** Were her nipples pink?
** Of course Lance was doing it, too.
* WigDressAccent: Undercover Brother, as the Rastafarian golf caddy and Anton Jackson.

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[[quoteright:201:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/undercover_brother_001_8614.jpg]]

Based on a WebAnimation.
We start with a black U.S. Army general who, in the beginning, looks like a good, respectable possibility for a black president. No scandals in his past at all.

But TheChessmaster TheMan and his evil organization get to the general and leave him [[MindRape brainwashed.]] Right when he's supposed to be announcing his candidacy, he gives up his dream of politics to run a chain of fried chicken restaurants. It's evil fried chicken, too, but we don't learn that immediately.

The good [[TheMasquerade secret organization,]] The BROTHERHOOD, needs to stop this before it goes any farther. But to do that, they must call the great {{Blaxploitation}} hero Undercover Brother. Undercover Brother is stuck in TheSeventies, but he knows kung fu.

Undercover Brother is asked to infiltrate the evil Organization undercover. He is given a watch that sprays hot sauce to fight off the potential evil of mayonnaise on white bread. But, once on assignment, he meets an [[FanService incredibly beautiful]] [[BlondesAreEvil blonde]] who appears to be trying to befriend him, and things go bad...

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!Tropes:

* ActionGirl: Sistah Girl, and White She Devil after she reveals herself as [[spoiler:TheMole]].
* {{Adorkable}}: Anton Jackson, Smart Brother, and Lance
* AfroAsskicker: Undercover Brother
* AnAesop: Undercover Brother's preaching about teamwork.
* AnonymousRinger: Warren Boutwell, a former general and Secretary of Defense who was thought to be considering a Presidential run. AKA General Colin Powell.
* ArsonMurderAndLifesaving
* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Smart Brother's interrogation of White She-Devil and Conspiracy Brother's listing of black people not given proper credit.
* AsHimself: JamesBrown [[spoiler: actually Undercover Brother in disguise]].
* AscendedFanboy: Undercover Brother must be a huge fan of BruceLee, such as his screaming GoombaStomp.
* AsideGlance: When Undercover Brother is flying through the air at some guards, he briefly turns and looks at the camera.
* AssShove: Undercover Brother sticks his foot inside an opponent's ass, complete with X-ray camera shot.
* BackToBackBadasses: Sistah Girl and [[spoiler: White She-Devil]] late in the film.
* BaitAndSwitchGunshot: [[spoiler:White She Devil]] shoots two enemy Mooks after the motorcycle chase.
* BattleTrophy: Mr. Feather feels this way about [[spoiler: Undercover Brother's medallion]].
* BecomingTheMask: Undercover Brother becomes his mild-mannered secret identity: Antoine Jackson.
* [[BerserkButton/{{Film}} Berserk Button]]:
** Conspiracy Brother - Words and phrases he thinks are racist, like "Hi" and "Good morning".
** Mr. Feather, when he realizes that he's being subconsciously influenced by black culture.
** Lance - "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XymelxbVpA&NR=1 I. Am not.]] A '''SISSY'''!"
** Undercover Brother - "You mess with the 'fro, you got to go."
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Lance.
* BigNo: A {{mook}} does this as Undercover Brother is about to stamp down on him.
* BigRedButton: See SelfDestructMechanism
* BladeBelowTheShoulder: Mr. Feather during the final battle with Undercover Brother.
* BlandNameProduct: GFC/General's Fried Chicken (KFC/Kentucky Fried Chicken) and Khaki Republic (Banana Republic)
* {{Blaxploitation}}: With a modern twist. Somewhat [[{{Reconstruction}} reconstructed]]. It's all in good fun, though, as the target demographic this time was white people.
* BlondesAreEvil
* BreakingTheFourthWall: Undercover Brother, twice: while talking to Sistah Girl in his apartment, and while talking to White She Devil after the motorcycle chase.
** Also Mr. Feather, after the camera starts spinning to show evilness.
* BringIt
** Lance grestures to a guard and says "Come on!" to a guard before killing him.
** Also spoofed during the pre-fight posturing between Undercover Brother and Mr. Feather. They both resort to increasingly elaborate gestures, trying to one-up the other. Undercover Brother wins.
*** And all to the sound of "Beat It".
* CallingShotgun: Conspiracy Brother, as the group runs to the hovercraft.
* CatFight: White She Devil vs. Sistah Girl
** In slo mo. In a shower. Causing the men to stop fighting and [[PassThePopcorn grab a bag of popcorn]]. And condoms. Can't say the movie didn't advocate safe sex.
*** Can you really blame them? [[GirlOnGirlIsHot Some things transcend one's affiliation.]]
* ChekhovsGun: JamesBrown in the introduction, the rear-view mirror balls, and "Don't touch the 'fro".
* TheChessmaster: The Man
* ChewingTheScenery: Chris Kattan as Mr. Feather. And how. He ends up having better moves than even Undercover Brother.
* CodeName: Undercover Brother, Smart Brother, Conspiracy Brother, Sistah Girl, The Man. Mr. Feather might be one.
* CombatHaircomb: Combat Afro Picks!
* ConspiracyKitchenSink: All conspiracies relating to blacks are true, except the one that OJ is innocent.
* ConspiracyTheorist: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Conspiracy Brother]]
* CoolCar: The title character's 1970's Cadillac Coupe de Ville.
* CowboyCop: Undercover Brother, after joining the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D.
* CrashIntoHello: Undercover Brother (undercover as "Anton Jackson") and Penelope Snow [[spoiler:AKA White She Devil]]
* CrazyPrepared
* CurtainCamouflage
* DaChief: The leader of the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: "The Fatty". Actually causes one businesswoman to have an [[TheImmodestOrgasm Immodest Orgasm.]]
* DoomedDefeatist: Lance wigs out while he's in The Man's headquarters.
* DopeSlap: Conspiracy Brother to Lance after he makes a racist comment.
* TheDragon: Mr. Feather
* DramaticLandfallShot: when we see The Man's island fortress for the first time.
* DramaticNecklaceRemoval: Undercover Brother's medallion.
* EasilyForgiven: [[spoiler:White She Devil]]
* EarWorm:[[invoked]] [[spoiler: The jingle from The General's fried-chicken commercial. As demonstrated by Lance.]]
* EveryCarIsAPinto:
** Parodied and justified when a pair of {{mooks}} drive a golf cart into a gas main.
** During a chase scene a {{Mook}}'s motorcycle crashes and immediately bursts into flames.
* EverythingIsRacist: The belief of Conspiracy Brother. It's really something that he's in a movie where there ''really is'' a white conspiracy run by The Man to keep black people down, and he ''still'' comes off as crazy.
* EvilElevator: The cliche of the [[BottomlessPit endless elevator going down]] to an ElaborateUndergroundBase is spoofed when the hero starts screaming hysterically as he drops, only to stop when he realises he's only traveled a single story.
* {{Expy}}: It's pretty obvious that the General was a stand-in for Colin Powell, right down to the rumored Presidential run. The Barbershop secret entrance to The Brotherhood's Headquarters was previously used in Issue #136 of Marvel Comics' "Strange Tales" (1965), a Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. storyline (http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix3/shieldbarbershop.htm).
* FaceHeelTurn: Undercover Brother, after he falls in [[strike:love]] lust with Penelope Snow. That ass of hers would turn any man and woman astray.
* FanService (Sista Girl, Penelope Snow/[[spoiler: White She Devil]]
* FemmeFatale: White She Devil. [[spoiler:Ends up reformed at the end]].
* FightingWithChucks: The title character knows how to use nunchucks as part of his martial artist skills. He also hits himself in the nuts while using them during his fight with Mr. Feather.
** Possibly a subversion, since the look on his face as Feather charges says it was intentional.
* FiveManBand with UB as the SixthRanger. Totally lampshaded. I mean, The Chief, Smart Brother, Lance, Sistah Girl. The only one that doesn't fit is Conspiracy Brother as the Big Guy, which is probably why they need Undercover Brother in the first place.
* FunnyAfro: Undercover Brother.
* GadgetWatch: It spritzes hot sauce.
* GetAHoldOfYourselfMan
* GirlOnGirlIsHot: Parodied.
* GloveSnap: One of Mr. Feather's minions does this repeatedly, greatly to Mr. Feather's annoyance.
* GoshDarnItToHeck: Undercover Brother as Anton Jackson.
--> '''DaChief:''' White girl or no white girl, I wanna know where the hell have you been?
--> '''Anton/UB:''' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quvdtYe86O4 Not there, because that's where people who swear go,]] thank ''you'' very much.
* GotMeDoingIt: Again much to his great annoyance, Mr. Feather just couldn't keep himself from getting into that thang.
* GroinAttack: The title character does it to himself with a pair of nunchucks during his fight with Mr. Feather.
* HairTriggerTemper: Conspiracy Brother
* AHandfulForAnEye: Mr. Feather does it to Undercover Brother during their final battle.
* HighHeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:White She Devil]], after she experiences Undercover Brother's lovin'.
* HiroshimaAsAUnitOfMeasure: The spy camera scans people for levels of "Rhythm" and "[=401Ks=]".
* HeyItsThatGuy: a reverse case for many -- it's kind of surreal recognizing [[DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog Doctor Horrible]] or [[Series/HowIMetYourMother Barney Stinson]]. Or, worse, seeing this movie ''first''.
** Another reverse case: fans of PushingDaisies will recognize Emerson Cod as DaChief.
*** I recognized him as the principal on BostonPublic... as well as the [[MagicalNegro wise cook]] from {{Waiting}}.
** DaveChappelle as Conspiracy Brother. The film came out ''right'' around the time ChappellesShow started airing...
*** Enough time that the first DVD release had Eddie Griffin, Denise Richards and Aunjuanue Ellis on the cover, but the second printing replaced Ellis with Dave Chappelle (see also HalfBaked).
* HollywoodGeek: Undercover Brother in his role of Antoine Jackson.
* HumiliationConga
* HypocriticalHumor: The only reason Lance (a Caucasian) is a member of the BROTHERHOOD is Affirmative Action.
* IKnowYouAreInThereSomewhereFight: Happens twice. Sista Girl does it to Undercover Brother and Undercover Brother does it to General Boutwell.
* ISurrenderSuckers: Undercover Brother to the golf course guards.
* ImmodestOrgasm: The female executive during Anton Jackson's demonstration of "The Fatty".
* ImprobableParkingSkills; The title character, in the last scene of the movie.
* InLoveWithTheMark: [[spoiler:AKA White She Devil]]
* InstantCostumeChange: Undercover Brother jumps out of a window while dressed in what can be best described as a nerd disguise. On the other side, he comes out in his normal attire, complete with afro.
* ItsRainingMen: Undercover Brother, once with a parachute and once with bell bottoms.
* JanitorImpersonationInfiltration: Happens twice.
* {{Kiai}}: Parodied, as Undercover Brother shouts the names of black celebrities/musicians while fighting.
* KickThemWhileTheyAreDown: The title character does it to guard {{mooks}} twice.
* LargeHam. Mr. Feather, but since he's played by Chris Kattan, it's sorta expected.
* LastRequest: Mr. Feather to James Brown before injecting him with the MindControl drug.
* LatexPerfection: Undercover Brother, when posing as a janitor and [[spoiler:JamesBrown]].
* LowSpeedChase: Undercover Brother and Sista Girl are chased by security guards on a golf course, with both groups driving electric golf carts.
* TheMan: BigBad.
* TheMasquerade (on both sides)
* MayContainEvil: the drug added to the General's Fried Chicken to make black people act white.
* [[MeaningfulName/{{Film}} Meaningful Name]]: A white woman named Penelope Snow.
* MegaCorp: Multinational Incorporated
* {{Meganekko}}: White She-Devil's disguise during her initial appearance.
* MindRape
* TheMole: [[spoiler:White She Devil]], while going by the name [[spoiler:Penelope Snow]].
* MookChivalry: Sistah Girl and [[spoiler:White She Devil]] in the Communications Room.
* NobodyTouchesTheHair: Undercover Brother is very protective of his Afro, including telling Sista Girl, "Don't touch the hair!"; telling Conspiracy Brother, "Don't touch the 'fro!", and beating up Mr. Feather when he cuts off a piece of it: "You mess with the 'fro, you got to go."
* NoPartyGiven: An in-universe discussion of this takes place when the characters muse what party the General will run for President as.
* NotMyDriver: When Mr. Feather kidnaps JamesBrown.
* NWordPrivileges
* OffhandBackhand: Sista Girl, to Undercover Brother and a golf course security guard.
* TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness
* ParodySue: Undercover Brother ''doesn't even spill his full Big Gulp'' when in an uncontrolled tailspin.
** TheAce: Baby please, he was in control the ''whole time''.
* PassThePopcorn: UCB and White She Devil's {{mooks}}, during her CatFight with Sistah Girl.
* PistolPose
* PistolWhipping: A security guard at the golf course to our hero, and Conspiracy Brother to Mr. Elias in the island fortress communications room.
* PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy: White supremacist Mr. Feather constantly seems to have to battle to suppress an urge to be one of these. This causes him some stress.
--> ''You see what's happening, don't you?! How we're being corrupted by their hipper-than-thou fashion and cool slang you can't help but use?!''
** [[spoiler:The Man as well.]]
* RantInducingSlight: Conspiracy Brother is prone to these at the mention of words so innocuous as "hello".
* RasputinianDeath: [[spoiler: Mr. Feather]] is dropped out of a helicopter over the ocean. Just before falling hundreds of feet (the impact alone of which would've killed him instantly) a great white shark leaps out of the water, and eats him.
* ReverseMole: [[spoiler:White She Devil]], when The Man's guards catch the BROTHERHOOD infiltrators in the Communications Room.
* SchmuckBait: The BigRedButton labeled "Atomic Core".
-->'''Conspiracy Brother:''' "Atomic co-ray", huh? Let's see [[WhatDoesThisButtonDo what this so-called "button" does]]...
* SecretTest: Sista Girl pointing a gun at Undercover Brother to test his courage.
* SelfDestructMechanism: The Atomic Core on The Man's island fortress.
* TheSeventies: Undercover Brother's character is based on this era.
* SexFaceTurn: See HighHeelFaceTurn above.
* ShoePhone: Two pairs of TrickedOutShoes and a GadgetWatch.
* [[ShoutOut/{{Films}} Shout Out]]: Multiple examples.
* SickeningCrunch: Subverted. UndercoverBrother is about to stomp a {{Mook}} who's lying on the ground. We see him stomp and hear a horrible crunching sound as he twists his foot but we don't actually see the stomp connect. Just when you think he's smashed the {{Mook}}'s head in, the camera looks down and we see that he actually smashed a bag of potato chips.
** FelonyMisdemeanor: Those were the guard's favorite brand of chips!
* TheSmartGuy: Smart Brother, naturally.
* SoBeautifulItsACurse: White She Devil's lament.
* TheStoner: Conspiracy Brother. It's strongly hinted that his paranoia is due to his drug use.
* StormingTheCastle
* StrawmanPolitical: Parodied like everything else. Conspiracy Brother snaps "What have the Republicans ever done for black people?!" Smart Brother then ''lists'' a large number of things Republicans have done for black people, and seems ready to continue, only for Conspiracy brother to interrupt with "Fine, fine, list two things Republicans have done for black people ''lately''!"
* TakeTheWheel: The title character has Sistah Girl do this during the golf cart chase.
* TapOnTheHead: Undercover Brother to two {{Mooks}}, Sistah Girl and [[spoiler:White She Devil]] to a group of {{mooks}} in the Communications Room.
* TokenWhite: Lance, who was hired because of affirmative action. Later [[spoiler: White She Devil joins as well]].
** [[http://youtu.be/861bWXN8e5s#t=2m53s Much to Conspiracy Brother's chagrin.]]
--->'''Conspiracy Brother''': [[CrowningMomentOfFunny What the fuck? Chief! I've never seen this bitch in my secret agent classes! I'm still paying the loans off, man! I sleep on a pissy mattress! I ain't got good food to eat! I borrow money for my weed! I quit! That's it. Y'all ain't got Conspiracy Brother Jones to kick around anymore! Give me a pillow case... I'm joining the Klan!]]
** Conspiracy Brother does warm up to Lance, figuring all the white dude needs is some weed to mellow out with him.
* TrapDoor
* TrickedOutShoes: UB had two pairs -- one takes you up, one sends data.
* WhatDoesThisButtonDo: It's the SelfDestructMechanism for the "atomic co-ray".
* WhereDaWhiteWomenAt: Penelope Snow, [[spoiler:AKA White She-Devil, aka Black Man's Kryptonite]]. The other guys at the BROTHERHOOD ask UCB whether his "first time" with her was really that good.
** Were her nipples pink?
** Of course Lance was doing it, too.
* WigDressAccent: Undercover Brother, as the Rastafarian golf caddy and Anton Jackson.

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13th Feb '13 12:12:26 PM KevinW
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--->'''Conspiracy Brother''': [[CrowningMomentOfFunny What the fuck? Chief! I've never seen this bitch in my agent classes! I'm still paying the loans off, man! I sleep on a pissy mattress! I ain't got good food to eat! I borrow money for my weed! I quit! That's it. Y'all ain't got Conspiracy Brother Jones to kick around no more! Give me a pillow case... I'm joining the Klan!]]

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--->'''Conspiracy Brother''': [[CrowningMomentOfFunny What the fuck? Chief! I've never seen this bitch in my secret agent classes! I'm still paying the loans off, man! I sleep on a pissy mattress! I ain't got good food to eat! I borrow money for my weed! I quit! That's it. Y'all ain't got Conspiracy Brother Jones to kick around no more! anymore! Give me a pillow case... I'm joining the Klan!]]
30th Jan '13 6:46:55 PM Terrie
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* HollywoodGeekHollywoodGeek: Undercover Brother in his role of Antoine Jackson.
14th Jan '13 2:30:16 PM Davethe3rd
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** DaveChappelle as Conspiracy Brother. The film came out ''right'' around the time ChappellesShow started airing...
*** Enough time that the first DVD release had Eddie Griffin, Denise Richards and Aunjuanue Ellis on the cover, but the second printing replaced Ellis with Dave Chappelle (see also HalfBaked).
9th Dec '12 2:25:18 PM SeptimusHeap
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** WhatDoYouMeanItsNotHeinous: Those were the guard's favorite brand of chips!

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** WhatDoYouMeanItsNotHeinous: FelonyMisdemeanor: Those were the guard's favorite brand of chips!
9th Dec '12 10:10:03 AM sll1065
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* {{Expy}}: It's pretty obvious that the General was a stand-in for Colin Powell, right down to the rumored Presidential run. The Barbershop secret entrance to "The Brotherhood's Headquarters" was used in Issue #136 of Marvel Comics' "Strange Tales" (1965), a Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D." storyline (http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix3/shieldbarbershop.htm).

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* {{Expy}}: It's pretty obvious that the General was a stand-in for Colin Powell, right down to the rumored Presidential run. The Barbershop secret entrance to "The The Brotherhood's Headquarters" Headquarters was previously used in Issue #136 of Marvel Comics' "Strange Tales" (1965), a Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D." storyline (http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix3/shieldbarbershop.htm).
9th Dec '12 10:08:51 AM sll1065
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* {{Expy}}: It's pretty obvious that the General was a stand-in for Colin Powell, right down to the rumored Presidential run. The Barbershop secret entrance to "The Brotherhood's Headquarters" was used in Issue #136 of Marvel Comics' "Strange Tales (1965), a Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D." storyline (http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix3/shieldbarbershop.htm).

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* {{Expy}}: It's pretty obvious that the General was a stand-in for Colin Powell, right down to the rumored Presidential run. The Barbershop secret entrance to "The Brotherhood's Headquarters" was used in Issue #136 of Marvel Comics' "Strange Tales Tales" (1965), a Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D." storyline (http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix3/shieldbarbershop.htm).
9th Dec '12 10:08:04 AM sll1065
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* {{Expy}}: It's pretty obvious that the General was a stand-in for Colin Powell, right down to the rumored Presidential run.

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* {{Expy}}: It's pretty obvious that the General was a stand-in for Colin Powell, right down to the rumored Presidential run. The Barbershop secret entrance to "The Brotherhood's Headquarters" was used in Issue #136 of Marvel Comics' "Strange Tales (1965), a Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D." storyline (http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix3/shieldbarbershop.htm).



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23rd Nov '12 5:15:08 AM SeptimusHeap
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* NameFaceMismatchPoster
3rd Sep '12 9:41:07 PM mlsmithca
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* DidNotDoTheResearch: UB's car is referred to as a Coupe deVille. It's a deVille Convertible, actually.
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