Occasionally, a work will Hand Wave
plotholes, inconsistencies and anachronisms with one simple statement: "A Wizard Did It
Well, SOME works take this a step further, by introducing you to the exact wizard behind it. The Wizard that Did It,
if you will.
Unmarked spoilers beyond, since this is generally a plot twist, with the exception of the trope namer.
Anime and Manga
- From The Matrix, the Architect is the specific program that created the Matrix, as well as the One, the human resistance, and all of the other programs, including the Oracle.
- Tzeentch is behind everything, even his own failures.
- The presence of Kaiju-sized animals in the Mystara setting is explained, in their monster descriptions, with the claim that they were created by the wizard Gargantua.
- Sarda from 8-Bit Theater serves as the Trope Namer. In addition, Red Mage and Black Mage apparently have the potential to serve as his successors.