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Five Man Band: Live Action TV-N-S
NCIS
The LeaderL. Jethro Gibbs
The LancerTony DiNozzo
The Smart GuyTim McGee
The Big GuyCaitlin Todd, later Ziva David
The ChickAbby Sciuto
The MedicDonald "Ducky" Mallard
Team PetJimmy Palmer

Only Fools and Horses

The Trotter Family
The LeaderDel Boy
The LancerRodney (also a secondary Smart Guy)
The Smart GuyUncle Albert (also a secondary Big Guy)
The Big GuyGrandad
The ChickCassandra
Team MomRaquel
Tagalong KidDamien

Del's gang
The LeaderDel Boy
The LancerBoycie
The Smart GuyJumbo Mills
The Big GuyTrigger
The ChickDenzil
Sixth RangerAlbie Littlewood
The MentorAlberto Balsam

Operation Repo
The LeaderLuis
The LancerMatt
The Smart GuyFroy
The Big GirlSonia
The ChickLyndah

Outnumbered
The LeaderPete Brockman (the clueless but well meaning dad)
The LancerSue Brockman (Mum, far more reliable than her easy going husband)
The Smart GuyJake Brockman (the oldest child and most level headed member of the family)
The Big GuyBen Brockman (middle child, who is usually responsible for the more crazy experiments in the house)
The ChickKaren Brockman (youngest child and only daughter, who develops an interest in fashion in later series)

Painkiller Jane
The LeaderAndre McBride
The LancerJane Vasco (subversion, she's the protagonist)
The Big GuyConnor King
The Smart GuysRiley Jensen and Seth Carpenter
The ChickMaureen Bowers

Power Rangers (in chronological order)

Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: Configuration One
The LeaderJason Lee Scott/Red Ranger
The LancerZack Taylor/Black Ranger
The Smart GuyBilly Cranston/Blue Ranger
The Big GuyTrini Kwan/Yellow Ranger (Genius Bruiser)
The ChickKimberly Hart/Pink Ranger
Sixth RangerTommy Oliver/Green Ranger
The MentorZordon
Mission ControlAlpha 5

Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: Configuration Two
The LeaderTommy Oliver/White Ranger (despite being a technical Sixth Ranger)
The LancerRocky DeSantos/Red Ranger II
The Smart GuyBilly Cranston/Blue Ranger (Badass Bookworm)
The Big GuyAdam Park/Black Ranger II (Genius Bruiser)
The ChickKimberly Hart/Pink Ranger, Aisha Campbell/Yellow Ranger II, later Katherine Hillard/Pink Ranger II
The MentorZordon
Mission ControlAlpha 5

Mighty Morphin' Alien Rangers
The LeaderAurico/Red Ranger (he's the field leader)
The ChickDelphine/White Ranger (technically, she's the shows first female leader)
The Smart GuyCestro/Blue Ranger
The Big GuyTideus/Yellow Ranger
The LancerCorcus/Black Ranger (quiet, but hot-tempered)

Power Rangers Zeo
The LeaderTommy Oliver/Zeo Ranger 5 (Red)
The LancerRocky DeSantos/Zeo Ranger 3 (Blue)
The Smart GuyKat Hillard/Zeo Ranger 1 (Pink) (she's always the one thinking)
The Big GuyAdam Park/Zeo Ranger 4 (Green) (Genius Bruiser)
The ChickTanya Sloan/Zeo Ranger 2 (Yellow)
Mysterious ProtectorTrey of Triforia/Gold Ranger
Sixth RangerJason Lee Scott/Gold Ranger II
The MentorZordon
Mission ControlAlpha 5, Billy Cranston

Power Rangers Turbo: Configuration One
The LeaderTommy Oliver/Red Ranger I
The LancerAdam Park/Green Ranger I (Genius Bruiser)
The Smart GuyJustin Stewart/Blue Ranger
The Big GuyTanya Sloan/Yellow Ranger I
The HeartKat Hillard/Pink Ranger I (also a Team Mom, at least to Justin), sometimes Tanya
Sixth RangerBlue Senturion
The MentorDimitria
Mission ControlAlpha 6

Power Rangers Turbo: Configuration Two
The LeaderT.J. Johnson/Red Ranger II
The LancerCarlos Vallerte/Green Ranger II
The Smart GuyJustin Stewart/Blue Ranger
The Big GuyCassie Chan/Pink Ranger II (Cute Bruiser)
The ChickAshley Hammond/Yellow Ranger II
Sixth RangerBlue Senturion
Mysterious Protector"Phantom Ranger"
The MentorDimitria
Mission ControlAlpha 6

Power Rangers in Space
The LeaderAndros/Red Ranger
The LancerCarlos Vallerte/Black Ranger
The Smart GuyT.J. Johnson/Blue Ranger
The Big GuyCassie Chan/Pink Ranger (Cute Bruiser)
The ChickAshley Hammond/Yellow Ranger
Sixth RangerZhane/Silver Ranger
Mission ControlD.E.C.A. and Alpha 6

Power Rangers Lost Galaxy: Configuration One
The LeaderLeo Corbett/Red Ranger
The LancerKai Chen/Blue Ranger
The Smart GuyKendrix Morgan/Pink Ranger I
The Big GuyMaya/Yellow Ranger (Cute Bruiser)
The ChickDamon Henderson/Green Ranger (Technically a secondary Smart Guy as a talented mechanic, but often treated as a Butt Monkey.)
Aloof AllyMagna Defender I

Power Rangers Lost Galaxy: Configuration Two
The LeaderLeo Corbett/Red Ranger
The LancerKai Chen/Blue Ranger
The Smart GuyDamon Henderson/Green Ranger (Grease Monkey)
The Big GuyMaya/Yellow Ranger (Cute Bruiser)
The ChickKarone/Pink Ranger II (As Kendrix's replacement, she can qualify as a Sixth Ranger, too.)
Sixth RangerMike Corbett/Magna Defender II

Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue
The LeaderCarter Grayson/Red Ranger (All American Face)
The LancerJoel Rawlings/Green Ranger
The Big GuyChad Lee/Blue Ranger
The Smart GuyDana Mitchell/Pink Ranger
The ChickKelsey Winslow/Yellow Ranger
Sixth RangerRyan Mitchell/Titanium Ranger
The MentorCapt. William Mitchell (Team Dad)
Mission ControlMiss Angela Fairweather

Power Rangers Time Force
The LeaderJen Scotts/Pink Ranger (You read that right; the Red Ranger is The Hero but he's not leading the team for once.)
The LancerWes Collins/Red Ranger
The Big GuyLucas Kendall/Blue Ranger
The ChickKatie Walker/Yellow Ranger (while Super Strength qualifies her for Big Guy status, she's also the friendliest and most thoughtful about the future)
The Smart GuyTrip/Green Ranger (Genius Bruiser)
Aloof AllyEric Myers/Quantum Ranger (He misses being the Sixth Ranger because he never actually joins the team)
Team PetCircuit

Power Rangers Wild Force
The LeaderCole Evans/Red Lion Ranger
The LancerTaylor Earhardt/Yellow Eagle Ranger
The HeartMax Cooper/Blue Shark Ranger
The Big GuyDanny Delgado/Black Bison Ranger (Gentle Giant)
The Smart GuyAlyssa Enrile/White Tiger Ranger
Sixth RangerMerrick Baliton/Lunar Wolf Ranger
The MentorPrincess Shayla

Power Rangers Ninja Storm
The LeaderShane Clarke/Red Wind Ranger
The LancerHunter Bradley/Crimson Thunder Ranger
The Big GuyDustin Brooks/Yellow Wind Ranger
The HeartBlake Bradley/Navy Thunder Ranger (has no character development beyond being Tori's love interest)
The ChickTori Hanson/Blue Wind Ranger
The Smart Guy/Sixth RangerCam Watanabe/Green Samurai Ranger
The Mentor/Team PetSensei Kanoi Watanabe (Mentor Mascot)

Power Rangers Dino Thunder
The LeaderConner McKnight/Red Ranger
The LancerEthan James/Blue Ranger
The ChickKira Ford/Yellow Ranger (Cute Bruiser)
The Smart Guy/The MentorTommy Oliver/Black Ranger (Genius Bruiser)
The Big Guy/Sixth RangerTrent Fernandez
Mission ControlHayley

Power Rangers S.P.D.
The LeaderJack Landors/Red Ranger
The LancerSky Tate/Blue Ranger
The Smart GuyBridge Carson/Green Ranger
The Big Guy"Z" Delgado/Yellow Ranger
The ChickSydney Drew/Pink Ranger
Sixth RangerSam/Omega Ranger
The Mentor/Sixth RangerAnubis Cruger/Shadow Ranger
Mission ControlDr. Kat Manx (also had a one-episode stint as Cat Ranger)
Team PetR.I.C. (Robotic Interactive Canine)
Eleventh Hour RangerNova Ranger

Power Rangers Mystic Force
The LeaderNick Russell/Red Ranger
The LancerXander Bly/Green Ranger
The Smart GuyChip Thorn/Yellow Ranger
The Big GuyVida Rocca/Pink Ranger (of the Cute Bruiser variety)
The ChickMadison Rocca/Blue Ranger (of The Quiet One territory)
Sixth RangerDaggeron/Solaris Knight
The Mentor/Eleventh Hour RangerUdonna/White Ranger
Eleventh Hour RangerLeanbow/Wolf Warrior

Power Rangers Operation Overdrive
The LeaderMack Hartford/Red Ranger
The LancerWill Aston/Black Ranger
The Big GuyRonny Robinson/Yellow Ranger
The Smart Guy/The ChickRose Ortiz/Pink Ranger (Teen Genius)
The HeartDax Lo/Blue Ranger
Sixth RangerTyzonn/Mercury Ranger
The MentorAndrew Hartford

Power Rangers Jungle Fury
The LeaderCasey Rhodes/Red Tiger Ranger
The LancerTheo Martin/Blue Jaguar Ranger
The ChickLily Chilman/Yellow Cheetah Ranger
The Smart Guy/The MentorRobert "R.J." James/Violet Wolf Ranger (Genius Bruiser)
The Big Guy/Sixth RangerDominic "Dom" Hargan/White Rhino Ranger

Power Rangers RPM (Lampshaded at one point with Tenaya 7 labeling four of the Rangers and Flynn labeling himself; we've included their terms)
The Leader ("the perfect one")Scott Truman/Ranger Red
The Lancer ("the brooding bad boy")Dillon/Ranger Black
The Big Guy ("I'M SCOTTISH!")Flynn McAllistair/Ranger Blue (Genius Bruiser, even if his smarts are outdone by Dr. K)
The Chick ("the girl")Summer Landsdown/Ranger Yellow
The Heart ("the clown")Ziggy Grover/Ranger Green (Non-Action Guy)
Sixth RangersGem/Ranger Gold and Gemma/Ranger Silver
The Smart Guy/Mission ControlDr. K (Claims to be the Mentor, but as Ziggy says, "Can someone please explain to her that she's younger than us?")

Power Rangers Samurai
The LeaderJayden/Red Ranger
The Big GuyKevin/Blue Ranger (potential Smart Guy as he sometimes thinks up new zord combinations)
The HeartMia Watanabe/Pink Ranger
The LancerMike/Green Ranger (potential Smart Guy as he comes up with unique battle tactics)
The ChickEmily /Yellow Ranger
The Smart Guy/Sixth RangerAntonio Garcia/Gold Ranger (the main Smart Guy as he does most of the work in providing new gear; shown more often than the other two's specialties)
The MentorJi

The Practice: Season 8
The LeaderAlan Shore
The LancersEugene Young and Ellenor Frutt
The Big GuyJimmy Berluti
The Smart GuyJamie Stringer
The Chick/The Dark ChickTara Wilson

Pretty Little Liars (before the series actually began)
The LeaderAlison DiLaurentis (until she died)
The LancerSpencer Hastings
The Big GuyEmily Fields (She is the athlete of the group.)
The Smart GuyAria Montgomery
The ChickHanna Marin

Prison Break: Season 4 - The "Scylla Team" fits this trope to a T, except there are again more than 5:
The LeaderMichael Scofield
The LancerAlex Mahone
The Big GuyLincoln Burrows
The Smart GuyRoland Glenn
The ChickSara Tancredi

Robin Hood
The LeaderRobin Hood
The LancerAllan A Dale
The Big GuyLittle John
The Smart GuysWill Scarlett and Djaq
The ChickMuch
Sixth RangerMarian

Robin of Sherwood
The LeaderRobin Hood
The LancerWill Scarlet
The Big GuyLittle John
The Smart GuyFriar Tuck
The ChicksMaid Marion (also an Action Girl) and Much (who's mostly useless)
Sixth RangersNasir and Robert of Huntingdon, the replacement Robin Hood

Roswell

Season 1
The LeaderMax Evans
The LancerIsobel Evan
The Smart GuyLiz Parker
The Big GuyMichael Guerin
The ChickMaria Delucca
The Sixth RangerAlex Whitman
  • Note: Michael and Isobel occasionally switch roles depending on the episode's conflict.

Season 2-3
The LeaderMax Evans
The LancerMichael Guerin
The Smart GuyLiz Parker (also the "street smart" version of this in some episodes)
The Big GuyTess Harding (She may be the smallest member in size, but she has the personality and powers of a Big Guy.)
The ChicksMaria Delucca and Isobel Evans
The Sixth RangerKyle Valenti
The MentorJim Valenti
Team PetAlex Whitman (season 2), Jesse Ramirez (season 3)

Sanctuary

Seasons 1-2
The LeaderHelen Magnus
The LancerAshley Magnus
The Smart GuyHenry Foss
The Big GuyBigfoot
The ChickWill Zimmerman

Season 3
The LeaderHelen Magnus
The LancerWill Zimmerman
The Smart GuyHenry Foss
The Big GuyBigfoot
The ChickKate Freelander

Saturday Night Live: The "Bad Boys of SNL" in the early 90s
The LeaderAdam Sandler
The LancerDavid Spade
The Big GuyChris Farley
The Smart GuyChris Rock
The ChickRob Schneider

SeaQuest 2032
The LeaderWolenczak
The LancerFord
The Big GuysDagwood and Piccolo
The Smart GuyO'Neill
The ChickHenderson
Sixth Ranger/Action GirlFredricks
Team PetDarwin
The MentorHudson
Team Dad/Guest Star Party MemberBridger

Sharpe
Big GoodThe Duke of Wellington
The LeaderRichard Sharpe (obvious choice)
The LancerPatrick Harper (Sharpe's second and most trusted friend)
The Big GuyDaniel Hagman (not physically particularly big or strong, but the best shot in the group and the silent type)
The Smart GuyHarris (ex-teacher, he can read well and speaks multiple languages)
The ChickPerkins (the youngest of the group, therefore the least experienced, and the first of the five to die)

Sherlock
The LeaderSherlock Holmes
The LancerJohn Watson
The Big GuyGreg Lestrade
The Smart GuyMycroft Holmes
The ChicksMolly Hooper and Mrs. Hudson

Smallville's Justice League (at least early on)
The LeaderOliver Queen/Green Arrow
The LancerClark Kent
The Big GuyArthur "AC" Curry and Victor Stone/Cyborg
The Smart GuyChloe Sullivan/Watchtower
The ChickBart Allen/Impulse
The Sixth RangerDinah Lance/Black Canary
The Obi-WanJohn Jones/Martian Manhunter

Space Cases
The LeaderHarlan Band
The LancerBova
The Big GuyRadu
The Smart GuyCatalina, later Suzee
The ChickRosie Ianni
Sixth RangerThelma
The MentorsCommander Goddard and Miss Davenport
Team PetThe Gizbot

Spaced
The LeaderTim, sometimes Daisy
The LancerDaisy, sometimes Tim
The Big GuyMike
The Smart GuyBrian
The ChickTwist
The Sixth RangerMarsha
Team PetColin

Spartacus: Vengeance
The LeaderSpartacus
The LancerAgron
The Big GuyCrixus
The Smart GuyMira
Tagalong KidNasir
The ChickNaevia
The MentorsOenomaus and Lucius
Sixth RangerGannicus

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
The LeaderMatt Albie
The LancerDanny Tripp
The Big GuySimon Stiles
The Smart GuyCal
The ChickHarriet Hayes

Super Sentai

J.A.K.Q. Dengekitai
The LeaderGorō Sakurai/Spade Ace
The LancerRyū Higashi/Dia Jack
The ChickKaren Mizuki/Heart Queen
The Big GuyDaichi Bunta/Clover King
The Smart Guy/Sixth RangerSōkichi Banba/Big One

Choujuu Sentai Liveman
The LeaderYūsuke Amamiya/Red Falcon
The LancerJō Ōhara/Yellow Lion
The Smart Guy/The ChickMegumi Misaki/Blue Dolphin
The Big GuyTetsuya Yano/Black Bison
The HeartJunichi Aikawa/Green Rhino

Gosei Sentai Dairanger
The LeaderRyō/Ryū Ranger
The LancerDaigo/Shishi Ranger
The Big GuyShōji/Tenma Ranger
The Smart GuysKazu/Kirin Ranger and Rin/Hōō Ranger
The ChickRin, again
Sixth Ranger (Tagalong Kid)Kō/Kiba Ranger

Mirai Sentai Timeranger
The LeaderTatsuya Asami/Time Red
The ChickYuuri/Time Pink (sometimes The Lancer; technically she's the leader)
The LancerAyase/Time Blue
The Big GuyDomon/Time Yellow
The Smart Guy/Kid-Appeal CharacterSion/Time Green
Sixth RangerNaoto Takizawa/Time Fire
The Mentor/Team PetT.A.C.
Team (minor) PetTeam Roberta

Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger
The LeaderBanban "Ban" Akaza/Deka Red
The LancerHouji "Hoji" Tomasu/Deka Blue
The Smart GuysSen'ichi "Sen-chan" Enari/Deka Green and Marika "Jasmine" Reimon/Deka Yellow
The HeartSen-chan, again
The ChickKoume "Umeko" Kodou/Deka Pink
The Big Guy/Sixth RangerTekkan "Tetsu" Aira/Deka Break
The Mentor/Team Dad/Sixth RangerDoggie "Boss" Kruger/Deka Master
Team MomSwan "Swan-san" Shiratori/Deka Swan

GoGo Sentai Boukenger
The LeaderSatoru Akashi/Bouken Red
The LancerMasumi Inou/Bouken Black
The Smart GuySouta Mogami/Bouken Blue
The Chick/Kid-Appeal CharacterNatsuki Mamiya/Bouken Yellow
The Big GuySakura Nishihori/Bouken Pink
Sixth RangerEiji Takaoka/Bouken Silver

The Suite Life on Deck
The LeaderCody Martin
The LancerZack Martin
The Smart GuyBailey Pickett
The Big GuyWoody Fink
The ChickLondon Tipton
Sixth RangersMarcus Little and Maya Bennett
Team DadMr. Moseby
Team MomMs. Tutweiller

Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains

The Heroes tribe who were eliminated pre-merge
The LeaderTom Westman
The LancerStephenie LaGrossa
The Big GuyJames Clement
The Smart GuyCirie Fields
The ChickSugar Kiper

The Heroes tribe during the merge
The LeaderJ.T. Thomas
The LancerColby Donaldson
The Big GuyRupert Boneham (who is also the Supporting Leader)
The Smart GuyAmanda Kimmel
The Chick and Sixth Ranger TraitorCandice Woodcock
Sixth RangerSandra Diaz-Twine


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