Created By: Mr.MovieJuly 18, 2014 Last Edited By: Mr.MovieJuly 19, 2014
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First Among Peers (needs examples)

It appears to be an ensemble cast, but one or two guys get most of the focus.

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"The Avengers was an Iron Man 3."

Obviously, not everyone in a work with an will get equal treatment as far as focus goes, but an Ensemble Cast keeps things roughly equal. However, some works that at first seem to have an Ensemble Cast actually have some characters who get a significantly larger (and to some people, unfair) focus than anyone else.

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  • July 18, 2014
    randomsurfer
    Inverse of Mandatory Line.
  • July 18, 2014
    DAN004
  • July 18, 2014
    Mr.Movie
    Discard?
  • July 18, 2014
    DAN004
    Yeah.
  • July 19, 2014
    bejjinks
    I don't think we should necessarily discard. First let's make sure we don't already have a similar trope.

    As an example, what about Doctor Fleischman of Northern Exposure. Although the show repeatedly tried to make it an ensemble project, the stories often came back to how Doctor Fleischman reacted to the kooky experience. Maybe this example is Spotlight Stealing Squad or maybe this isn't and therefore is a different trope.
  • July 19, 2014
    DAN004
    ^ Still SSS.

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