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12th Oct '15 4:07:46 PM Omegamaelstrom
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* '''Double Subverted''': However, by the time Jack gets around to striking at Bob, Bob has also taken several [[TookALevelInBadass levels in badass]] and defeats him just as easily the second time around.

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* '''Double Subverted''': However, by the time Jack gets around to striking at Bob, Bob has also taken several [[TookALevelInBadass levels in badass]] and defeats him just as easily the second time around. Bob continues to escalate in power faster than Jack, and Jack quickly becomes a non-issue.



** The creators feel that the final BigBad needs to be off the radar at the beginning so TheReveal of their true plans is all the more surprising. However, the hero needs to receive their call to arms in the first episode [[TokenMotivationalNemesis and therefore need someone to fight at that point]].

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** The creators feel that the final BigBad needs to be off the radar at the beginning so TheReveal of their true plans is all the more surprising. However, the hero needs to receive their call to arms in the first episode [[TokenMotivationalNemesis and therefore need needs someone to they can fight at that point]].
12th Oct '15 4:03:37 PM Omegamaelstrom
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* '''Averted''': The first vilian Bob faces is just as strong as all the rest he later must defeat.
* '''Enforced''': "We need a weak villain for Bob to beat up easily, to show how tough he is."

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* '''Averted''': The first vilian villain Bob faces is just as strong as all the rest he later must defeat.
* '''Enforced''': '''Enforced''':
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"We need a weak villain for Bob to beat up easily, to show how tough he is." "
** The creators feel that the final BigBad needs to be off the radar at the beginning so TheReveal of their true plans is all the more surprising. However, the hero needs to receive their call to arms in the first episode [[TokenMotivationalNemesis and therefore need someone to fight at that point]].
20th Mar '14 9:06:04 PM SKJAM
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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???Jack returns several times, his power level compared to Bob's varying depending on how much time Bob's spent grinding.
16th Mar '14 12:33:35 AM VPhantom
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* '''Reconstructed''': The experience and knowledge gained in defeating Captain Jack serve as a boost to Bob's confidence. With many of his old insecurities no longer holding him back, Bob is now capable of facing much more dangerous villians on an even footing.

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* '''Reconstructed''': The experience and knowledge gained in defeating Captain Jack serve as a boost to Bob's confidence. With many of his old insecurities no longer holding him back, Bob is now capable of facing much more dangerous villians villains on an even footing.
16th Mar '14 12:20:43 AM TheAntiTed
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* '''Justified''': ???
* '''Inverted''': ???

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* '''Justified''': ???
'''Justified''':
** Bob's mentor intentionally pushes Bob into confronting Jack so that he can get some experience before taking on greater threats.
** ''The Adventures of Bob'' is a videogame and the first few levels spent campaigning against Captain Jack are a JustifiedTutorial.
* '''Inverted''': ???The very first villian Bob takes on is the BigBad, and he spends the rest of the series mopping up the multitude of smaller bad guys left leaderless in the wake of his defeat.



* '''Double Subverted''': ???

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* '''Double Subverted''': ???However, by the time Jack gets around to striking at Bob, Bob has also taken several [[TookALevelInBadass levels in badass]] and defeats him just as easily the second time around.



* '''Averted''': ???

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* '''Averted''': ???The first vilian Bob faces is just as strong as all the rest he later must defeat.



* '''Deconstructed''': After his easy defeat of Captain Jack on his first attempt, Bob is elated and rushes into his next fight, feeling invincible. Unfortunately, GeneralRipper, his next foe, is much more formidable and he is soundly defeated.
* '''Reconstructed''': The experience and knowledge gained in defeating Captain Jack serve as a boost to Bob's confidence. With many of his old insecurities no longer holding him back, Bob is now capable of facing much more dangerous villians on an even footing.



Back to StarterVillain

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Back to StarterVillainStarterVillain. But I'm warning you, next time won't be so easy!



%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
19th May '13 2:16:44 PM VPhantom
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* '''Straight''': The first episode of ''The Adventures of Bob'' has our hero dealing with [[MookLieutenant Captin Jack]], a low rank minion of who controls a small town.
* '''Exaggearated''': Jack is nothing but [[TheBully a school yard bully]] who happens to be a fan of Emperor Evulz.

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* '''Straight''': The first episode of ''The Adventures of Bob'' has our hero dealing with [[MookLieutenant Captin Captain Jack]], a low rank minion of who controls a small town.
* '''Exaggearated''': '''Exaggerated''': Jack is nothing but [[TheBully a school yard bully]] who happens to be a fan of Emperor Evulz.
19th May '13 12:13:13 PM randomtroper89
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* '''Parodied''': PowerLevels [[WebVideo/DragonballAbridged are counted as Jacks]].

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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PowerLevels [[WebVideo/DragonballAbridged are counted as Jacks]].Jacks]].
** All Bob needs to do is slap Jack in the face, and he runs off crying.
19th May '13 12:12:16 PM randomtroper89
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'''Basic trope''': A villain appears and is later revealed to be the first one in SortingAlgorithmOfEvil.
* '''Straight''': Bob saves the world from Emperor Evulz and finds out that Emperor Evulz is just a mere minion in a massive army of evil.
* '''Exaggearated''': Emperor Evulz is one of the million weak clones that are taking over the universe. In that army, Evulz is on the bottom of the pecking order.
* '''Downplayed''': There's [[ManBehindTheMan another villain]] who appears after Emperor Evulz, but nothing more.

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'''Basic trope''': A minor villain who appears and is later revealed to be the first one early in SortingAlgorithmOfEvil.
a show.
* '''Straight''': Bob saves the world from Emperor Evulz and finds out that Emperor Evulz is just The first episode of ''The Adventures of Bob'' has our hero dealing with [[MookLieutenant Captin Jack]], a mere low rank minion in a massive army of evil.
who controls a small town.
* '''Exaggearated''': Jack is nothing but [[TheBully a school yard bully]] who happens to be a fan of Emperor Evulz is one of the million weak clones that are taking over the universe. In that army, Evulz is on the bottom of the pecking order.
Evulz.
* '''Downplayed''': There's [[ManBehindTheMan another villain]] who appears after Emperor Evulz, but nothing more.While Jack is a threat, later villains have more resources and greater plans.



* '''Subverted''':
** It's revealed that Emperor Evulz is, in reality, the master of that army and was acting as a minion ForTheLulz.
** Emperor Evulz [[TheStarscream kills his master]] [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI and becomes the true]] BigBad.
* '''Double Subverted''': There was still [[BiggerBad some]][[ManBehindTheMan body]] behind Emperor Evulz.
* '''Parodied''': PowerLevels [[WebVideo/DragonballAbridged are counted as Evulzes]].
* '''Zig Zagged''': It never becomes clear whether or not Emperor Evulz is the true BigBad.
* '''Averted''': Emperor Evulz is the BigBad.
* '''Enforced''': SerialEscalation requires there being [[SortingAlgorithmOfEvil more and more villains all the time]].

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* '''Subverted''':
** It's revealed that Emperor Evulz is, in reality, the master of that army
'''Subverted''': Captain Jack works to make up for his failure, and was acting as comes back with a minion ForTheLulz.
** Emperor Evulz [[TheStarscream kills his master]] [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI and becomes the true]] BigBad.
higher rank more dangerous than ever.
* '''Double Subverted''': There was still [[BiggerBad some]][[ManBehindTheMan body]] behind Emperor Evulz.
???
* '''Parodied''': PowerLevels [[WebVideo/DragonballAbridged are counted as Evulzes]].
Jacks]].
* '''Zig Zagged''': It never becomes clear whether or not Emperor Evulz is the true BigBad.
???
* '''Averted''': Emperor Evulz is the BigBad.
???
* '''Enforced''': SerialEscalation requires there being [[SortingAlgorithmOfEvil more and more villains all the time]]."We need a weak villain for Bob to beat up easily, to show how tough he is."
2nd Feb '13 7:27:40 AM VPhantom
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'''Basic trope:''' A villain appears and is later revealed to be the first one in SortingAlgorithmOfEvil.
* '''Straight:''' Bob saves the world from Emperor Evulz and finds out that Emperor Evulz is just a mere minion in a massive army of evil.
* '''Exaggearated:''' Emperor Evulz is one of the million weak clones that are taking over the universe. In that army, Evulz is on the bottom of the pecking order.
* '''Downplayed:''' There's [[ManBehindTheMan another villain]] who appears after Emperor Evulz, but nothing more.
* '''Justified:''' See Invoked.
* '''Subverted:''' It's revealed that Emperor Evulz is, in reality, the master of that army and was acting as a minion ForTheLulz.

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'''Basic trope:''' trope''': A villain appears and is later revealed to be the first one in SortingAlgorithmOfEvil.
* '''Straight:''' '''Straight''': Bob saves the world from Emperor Evulz and finds out that Emperor Evulz is just a mere minion in a massive army of evil.
* '''Exaggearated:''' '''Exaggearated''': Emperor Evulz is one of the million weak clones that are taking over the universe. In that army, Evulz is on the bottom of the pecking order.
* '''Downplayed:''' '''Downplayed''': There's [[ManBehindTheMan another villain]] who appears after Emperor Evulz, but nothing more.
* '''Justified:''' See Invoked.
'''Justified''': ???
* '''Subverted:''' '''Inverted''': ???
* '''Subverted''':
**
It's revealed that Emperor Evulz is, in reality, the master of that army and was acting as a minion ForTheLulz.



* '''Inverted:''' ???
* '''Averted:''' Emperor Evulz is the BigBad.
* '''Zigzagged:''' It never becomes clear whether or not Emperor Evulz is the true BigBad.
* '''Lampshaded:''' "I'm just the first villain, guys. I'm thus the weakest."
* '''Enforced:''' SerialEscalation requires there being [[SortingAlgorithmOfEvil more and more villains all the time]].
* '''Parodied:''' PowerLevels [[WebVideo/DragonballAbridged are counted as Evulzes]].
* '''Discussed:''' "The true villains never show up first. [[SortingAlgorithmOfEvil They send their minions first]]."
* '''Invoked:''' The army believes its enemies are weak, so they just send their weakest members to defeat them.
* '''Defied:''' The true villain is GenreSavvy and decides to attack every potentially threatening RagtagBunchOfMisfits at full force.

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* '''Inverted:''' ???
'''Parodied''': PowerLevels [[WebVideo/DragonballAbridged are counted as Evulzes]].
* '''Averted:''' Emperor Evulz is the BigBad.
* '''Zigzagged:'''
'''Zig Zagged''': It never becomes clear whether or not Emperor Evulz is the true BigBad.
* '''Lampshaded:''' '''Averted''': Emperor Evulz is the BigBad.
* '''Enforced''': SerialEscalation requires there being [[SortingAlgorithmOfEvil more and more villains all the time]].
* '''Lampshaded''':
"I'm just the first villain, guys. I'm thus the weakest."
* '''Enforced:''' SerialEscalation requires there being [[SortingAlgorithmOfEvil more '''Invoked''': The army believes its enemies are weak, so they just send their weakest members to defeat them.
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': The true villain is GenreSavvy
and more villains all the time]].
decides to attack every potentially threatening RagtagBunchOfMisfits at full force.
* '''Parodied:''' PowerLevels [[WebVideo/DragonballAbridged are counted as Evulzes]].
* '''Discussed:'''
'''Discussed''': "The true villains never show up first. [[SortingAlgorithmOfEvil They send their minions first]]."
* '''Invoked:''' The army believes its enemies are weak, so they just send their weakest members '''Conversed''': ???
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to defeat them.
* '''Defied:''' The true villain is GenreSavvy and decides to attack every potentially threatening RagtagBunchOfMisfits
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
28th Aug '12 10:11:02 AM WillyFourEyes
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* '''Enforced:''' SerialEscalation requires there being [[SortingAlgorithOfEvil more and more villains all the time]].

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* '''Enforced:''' SerialEscalation requires there being [[SortingAlgorithOfEvil [[SortingAlgorithmOfEvil more and more villains all the time]].



* '''Discussed:''' "The true villains never show up first. [[SortingAlgorithmOfEvil They send their minions first."

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* '''Discussed:''' "The true villains never show up first. [[SortingAlgorithmOfEvil They send their minions first.first]]."
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