Cylonng is the concept of creating a fictional subcategory that can be applied to any character and then applying it Ad nauseam to most of the cast. Possibly as a method to create a Meta Origin
, it usually fails. It's Stealth Minority
on a on a massive scale.
- The Trope Namer is the second Battle Star Galactica for randomly making nearly half the cast Cylons.
- Lampshadeed in the Great Lakes Avengers were the team renamed themselves The Great Lakes X-men after it was revealed that the entire team was made up of mutants.
- This was also a parody of the then popularity of various 'X-Titles'
- Heroes often had characters revealed to have powers.