History PlayingWith / MonsterofTheWeek

22nd Oct '16 4:41:43 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''': Monster of the Day: A new monster is faced every single day. Today, Bob alone has to fight Charlie, a spaceship bomber.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Monster of the Day: A new monster is faced every single day. Today, Bob alone has to fight Charlie, a spaceship bomber.The Spaceship Bomber.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
22nd Oct '16 2:52:21 AM 4444jdm
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* '''Exaggerated''': A new monster is faced every single day.
* '''Downplayed''': The heroes only fight a new villain every once in a while, the monsters don't necessarily show up every week.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Monster of the Day: A new monster is faced every single day.
day. Today, Bob alone has to fight Charlie, a spaceship bomber.
* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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The heroes only fight a new villain every once in a while, the monsters don't necessarily show up every week.week.
** The villains and their threats only show up per month, or even longer. This month's threat is a CorruptCop who turned against Bob and his team.
12th Oct '15 9:09:22 AM Omegamaelstrom
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** The villain sheds a fragment of their soul to animate each monster. When they become a soulless monstrosity with immense power, they also become susceptible to the hero's most powerful magic and can finally be taken down.
15th Jan '14 3:13:55 PM kenceo
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** The Hero is defeated by a new villain every week.
24th Jul '13 6:41:19 PM CaptainTedium
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** The monster was KilledOffForReal by the heroes that confronted it.
27th Jan '13 11:56:02 AM CaptainTedium
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** Every week, a VillainProtagonist has to face a new HeroAntagonist bent on stopping him.

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** Every week, a the VillainProtagonist has to face a new HeroAntagonist bent on stopping him.
27th Jan '13 8:35:17 AM CaptainTedium
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** Every week, a VillainProtagonist has to face a new HeroAntagonist bent on stopping him.
30th Dec '12 6:11:00 AM VPhantom
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* '''Justified''': It's a literal monster of the week in that it shows up once a week.
** They are all disorganized minions by the BigBad.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
**
It's a literal monster of the week in that it shows up once a week.
week.
** They are all disorganized minions by the BigBad.



* '''Inverted''': The Week Of Monsters, all the monsters attack at once during the duration of one week.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
**
The Week Of Monsters, all the monsters attack at once during the duration of one week.



* '''Parodied''': Every monster is a BigLippedAlligatorMoment.
** Alternately, every monster is treated as if they will return, even though they only ever appear once.
* '''Deconstructed''': The monsters of the week were in fact part of a BigBad 's EvilPlan to wipe out the heroes. [[XanatosGambit Even if they are defeated, they still accomplish something that furthers the big bad's goal]]. And if they do defeat the heroes? Then the BigBad benefits because a thorn in their side is removed.
** Alternatively, the BigBad ''thrives'' off of the destruction of monsters-of-the-week and gets ''stronger'' whenever one is defeated.
* '''Reconstructed''': The heroes are wise to the BigBad and his plan and find solutions to beat the monsters of the week without furthering the villain's agenda.
** The heroes keep on beating the monsters until the BigBad becomes so powerful he explodes.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
**
Every monster is a BigLippedAlligatorMoment.
** Alternately, every monster is treated as if they will return, even though they only ever appear once. \n* '''Deconstructed''': The monsters of the week were in fact part of a BigBad 's EvilPlan to wipe out the heroes. [[XanatosGambit Even if they are defeated, they still accomplish something that furthers the big bad's goal]]. And if they do defeat the heroes? Then the BigBad benefits because a thorn in their side is removed. \n** Alternatively, the BigBad ''thrives'' off of the destruction of monsters-of-the-week and gets ''stronger'' whenever one is defeated.\n* '''Reconstructed''': The heroes are wise to the BigBad and his plan and find solutions to beat the monsters of the week without furthering the villain's agenda.\n** The heroes keep on beating the monsters until the BigBad becomes so powerful he explodes.



* '''Lampshaded''': "There's another themed-monster. It must be Tuesday again."
* '''Invoked''': The BigBad believes in fighting fair, and because it rarely is just one hero who takes down the monsters themselves, sends only one monster at a time.

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* '''Lampshaded''': "There's another themed-monster. It must be Tuesday again."
again".
* '''Invoked''': The BigBad believes in fighting fair, and because it rarely is just one hero who takes down the monsters themselves, sends only one monster at a time.



* '''Conversed''': "It's the same plot ''every'' week. [[OnceAnEpisode A monster shows up]] and the heroes beat them."

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* '''Conversed''': "It's the same plot ''every'' week. [[OnceAnEpisode A monster shows up]] and the heroes beat them."them".
* '''Deconstructed''':
** The monsters of the week were in fact part of a BigBad 's EvilPlan to wipe out the heroes. [[XanatosGambit Even if they are defeated, they still accomplish something that furthers the big bad's goal]]. And if they do defeat the heroes? Then the BigBad benefits because a thorn in their side is removed.
** Alternatively, the BigBad ''thrives'' off of the destruction of monsters-of-the-week and gets ''stronger'' whenever one is defeated.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** The heroes are wise to the BigBad and his plan and find solutions to beat the monsters of the week without furthering the villain's agenda.
** The heroes keep on beating the monsters until the BigBad becomes so powerful he explodes.



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30th Dec '12 2:31:27 AM sabrina_diamond
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* '''Conversed''': "It's the same plot every week. A monster shows up and the heroes beat them."

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* '''Conversed''': "It's the same plot every ''every'' week. [[OnceAnEpisode A monster shows up up]] and the heroes beat them."
22nd Aug '12 2:02:30 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* '''Deconstructed''': The monsters of the week were in fact part of a BigBad 's XanatosGambit to wipe out the heroes. Even if they are defeated, they still accomplish something that furthers the big bad's goal. And if they do defeat the heroes? Then the BigBad benefits because a thorn in their side is removed.

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* '''Deconstructed''': The monsters of the week were in fact part of a BigBad 's XanatosGambit EvilPlan to wipe out the heroes. [[XanatosGambit Even if they are defeated, they still accomplish something that furthers the big bad's goal.goal]]. And if they do defeat the heroes? Then the BigBad benefits because a thorn in their side is removed.
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