Cylonning


(permanent link) added: 2010-01-18 13:22:41 sponsor: Ronin (last reply: 2010-01-24 16:33:41)

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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.

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