->''"You mere device," he gnarled. "You platitude! You Golux ex machina!"''
-->-- '''''Literature/The13Clocks'''''

In service to the plot, characters are given these roles, sometimes making them just plot devices with lines (although, like devices, characters can and do get [[CharacterDevelopment upgrades]]).

These devices can also be viewed as component parts from which more complex, realistic characters can be built. Television production usually means churning out episodes as quickly as possible to meet looming deadlines, so we see a goodly number of these on television shows.

Contrast CharacterizationTropes, where the plot serves the establishment of the character.

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!!Tropes:
[[index]]
[floatboxright:
Categories:
+ AllegoricalCharacter
+ BrainChain
+ CastFillerTropes
+ ComedicReliefCharacters
+ CopsAndDetectives
+ {{Elders}}
+ FanserviceCharacters
+ FantasticSapientSpeciesTropes
+ GenderDynamicsIndex
+ IndexedAndNerdy
+ OccupationTropes
+ OrganizationIndex
+ TheParentTrope
++ ParentalIssues
+ APrettyBoyIndex
+ QueerAsTropes
+ RaceTropes
+ ThisIndexIsExpendable
+ TheWannabeIndex
+ {{Youngsters}}
]

[[foldercontrol]]

[[folder:A]]
* AbandonedWarChild
* AbhorrentAdmirer
* AbsentMindedProfessor
* AbusiveParents
* AcademicAlphaBitch
* TheAce
* AcquaintedWithEmergencyServices
* ActionDad
* ActionDuo
* ActionGirl
* ActionGirlfriend
* ActionHero
* ActionMom
* ActionPet
* ActionSurvivor
* ActualPacifist
* AgentMulder
* AgentPeacock
* AgentScully
* TheAggressiveDrugDealer
* AggressiveSubmissive
* TheAlcoholic
* AliceAndBob
* TheAllegedBoss
* TheAllAmericanBoy
* AllLovingHero
* AlmightyJanitor
* AlmostDeadGuy
* TheAloner
* AloofAlly
* AloofBigBrother
* AlphaBitch
* AlwaysChaoticEvil
* AlwaysLawfulGood
* AlwaysSecondBest
* AlwaysSomeoneBetter
* AmazonChaser
* AmbulanceChaser
* AmnesiacLover
* AmoralAttorney
* AncientKeeper
* AngryBlackMan
* AnnoyingYoungerSibling
* AnonymousBenefactor
* AnonymousRinger
* AntagonisticOffspring
* TheAntiChrist
** AntiAntiChrist
* TheAnticipator
* TheAntiNihilist
* AntiRoleModel
* AnythingYouCanDoICanDoBetter
* ApatheticTeacher
* ApocalypseMaiden
* TheApprentice
* ApronMatron
* ArcHero
* TheArchmage
* ArchnemesisDad
* ArcVillain
* TheArtifact
* AsHimself
* AsianAirhead
* AsianAndNerdy
* AsianRudeness
* AssholeVictim
* AudienceSurrogate
* AuthorityInNameOnly
* AutomatedAutomobiles
[[/folder]]


[[folder:B]]
* BabiesMakeEverythingBetter
* BabysitterFromHell
* BackAlleyDoctor
* BackstabbingTheAlphaBitch
* BadBoss
* BadSamaritan
* BadassAdorable
* BadassBookworm
* BadassBystander
* BadassGay
* BadassGrandpa
* BadassNormal
* BadassPacifist
* BadassPreacher
* BadlyBatteredBabysitter
* BaitAndSwitchTyrant
* BakerStreetRegular
* BarbarianTribe
* BarbaricBully
* TheBaroness
* BarrierMaiden
* BarrierWarrior
* BasementDweller
* BastardBastard
* BastardBoyfriend
** BespectacledBastardBoyfriend
* BastardGirlfriend
* BattleButler
* BattleaxeNurse
* TheBeard
* BearerOfBadNews
* BeastMan
* {{Beastess}}
* BeleagueredAssistant
* BeleagueredChildhoodFriend
* BenevolentBoss
* BestHerToBedHer
* BetaBitch
* BetaCouple
* BigBad
* BigBeautifulMan
* BigBeautifulWoman
* BigBrotherBully
* BigBrotherMentor
* BigEater
* BigGood
* TheBigGuy
* BigManOnCampus
* BitPartBadguys
* BitchInSheepsClothing
* BlackAndNerdy
* BlackBestFriend
* BlackMagicianGirl
* BlackSheep
* BlackShirt
* BlankSlate
* BlindJustice
* BlindSeer
* BlondeRepublicanSexKitten
* BlueCollarWarlock
* BobFromAccounting
* BodyDouble
* BodyOfTheWeek
* BoisterousBruiser
* BoisterousWeakling
* BollywoodNerd
* BombThrowingAnarchists
* BondBreaker
* BookDumb
* BoomerangBigot
* BornDetective
* BornLucky
* {{Bouncer}}
* BourgeoisBohemian
* BourgeoisBumpkin
* BoxedCrook
* BoyfriendBluff
* BraggartBoss
* BrainlessBeauty
* BrainyBrunette
* BrattyHalfPint
* BrattyTeenageDaughter
* TheBrigadier
* BrilliantButLazy
* BrokenAce
* BrokenAngel
* BrokenBird
* BromanticFoil
* BrooklynRage
* BruiserWithASoftCenter
* TheBrute
* BubbleBoy
* TheBully
* BullyHunter
* BumblingDad
* BumblingSidekick
* BunglingInventor
* BunnyEarsLawyer
* ButchLesbian
* {{Buttmonkey}}
[[/folder]]


[[folder:C]]
* CainAndAbelAndSeth
* TheCaligula
* CameraFiend
* CampGay
* CampStraight
* CanonCharacterAllAlong
* CanonForeigner
* CanonImmigrant
* CaperCrew
* CaptainOblivious
* CaptainObvious
* CardCarryingVillain
* TheCaretaker
* CaringGardener
* TheCassandra
* CasanovaWannabe
* CavalierCompetitor
* CelebrityImpersonator
* CelibateEccentricGenius
* CelibateHero
* TheChampion
* ChaoticStupid
* CharacterOverlap
* CharacterWitness
* TheCharmer
* ChasteHero
* CheerfulChild
* TheCheerleader
* ChekhovsGunman
* ChessmasterSidekick
* ChestOfMedals
* TheChewToy
* TheChick
* ChildEater
* ChildHater
* ChildMage
* ChildProdigy
* ChildSoldiers
* ChildrenAreAWaste
* ChivalrousPervert
* TheChooserOfTheOne
* ChurchGoingVillain
* CircusBrat
* CityMouse
* ClassicalAntiHero
* ClingyJealousGirl
* ClockKing
* ClosetKey
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}
* CloudcuckoolandersMinder
* ClubKid
* CluelessDetective
* TheConfidant
* CoincidenceMagnet
* CollateralAngst
* CollegeWidow
* CombatMedic
* CombatCommentator
* CombatPragmatist
* CombatReferee
* CombatSadomasochist
* TheComicallySerious
* CommanderContrarian
* CommieNazis
* TheCommissionerGordon
* CommunicationsOfficer
* CompanionCube
* CompassionateCritic
* CompressedAbstinence
* CompressedVice
* ConflictKiller
* TheConscience
* TheConsigliere
* ConspiracyTheorist
* ConstantlyCurious
* ConsummateLiar
* ConsummateProfessional
* ContinuityRebooter
* CoolLoser
* CoolOldGuy
* CoolOldLady
* CoolTeacher
* CordonBleughChef
* CorruptHick
* CountryCousin
* CountryMouse
* {{Courier}}
* CousinOliver
* CowardlyLion
* CowboyCop
* CrazyCatLady
* CrazyHomelessPeople
* CrazyJealousGuy
* CreatorsPet
* CreepyChild
* CreepyCrossdresser
* CreepyGasStationAttendant
* CreepyHousekeeper
* CreepyMortician
* CreepyTwins
* TheCreon
* CrimeMagnet
* CriminalAmnesiac
* CrossPlayer
* CrusadingWidower
* CrustyCaretaker
* CunningLinguist
* CuriousAsAMonkey
* CuteBruiser
* TheCutie
* TheCynic
* CynicalMentor
[[/folder]]


[[folder:D]]
* DaChief
* DaEditor
* DaddysGirl
* DaddysLittleVillain
* DamselErrant
* DamselInDistress
* DamselOutOfDistress
* DamselScrappy
* DangerousDeserter
* DarkAndTroubledPast
* DarkChick
* DarkLordOnLifeSupport
* DarkMagicalGirl
* DarkMessiah
* DarkMistress
* DarkShepherd
* DeadAllAlong
* DeadPersonImpersonation
* DeadStarWalking
* DeadpanSnarker
* DeafComposer
* DeanBitterman
* DeceptiveDisciple
* DecoyDamsel
* DeadlyDoctor
* DecoyProtagonist
* DeepCoverAgent
* DeliberatelyBadExample
* DemolitionsExpert
* DepravedBisexual
* DepravedDentist
* DepravedHomosexual
* DepravedKidsShowHost
* DesignatedHero
* DesignatedVictim
* DestinedBystander
* {{Deuteragonist}}
* DevilsAdvocate
* DiabolusExNihilo
* DimensionalTraveler
* DirtyOldMan
* DirtyOldMonk
* DirtyOldWoman
* DisabledLoveInterest
* DisabilityAsAnExcuseForJerkassery
* DisappearedDad
* DisasterScavengers
* DiscountLesbians
* DisgruntledChef
* DisposableIntern
* DisposableVagrant
* DisposableWoman
* DistressedDude
* TheDitherer
* TheDitz
* DitzyGenius
* DitzySecretary
* DoesNotLikeMen
* DontYouDarePityMe
* DoomedAppointment
* DoomedDefeatist
* DoomedHurtGuy
* DoomedProtagonist
* DoppelgangerReplacementLoveInterest
* DorkKnight
* DrFeelgood
* DrJerk
* TheDragon
* DragonRider
* TheDragonslayer
* TheDreaded
* DreadfulMusician
* DrillSergeantNasty
* TheDriver
* DropInCharacter
* DryCrusader
* DuelingMessiahs
* DumbBlonde
* DumbJock
* DumbMuscle
* DumbassDJ
* DumbassTeenageSon
* TheDutifulSon
[[/folder]]


[[folder:E]]
* TheEeyore
* EffeminateMisogynisticGuy
* EgocentricallyReligious
* EgomaniacHunter
* ElvisImpersonator
* TheEmpath
* EmpathicHealer
* EmperorScientist
* EmpoweredBadassNormal
* EmptyShell
* EnemyToAllLivingThings
* EnfantTerrible
* TheEngineer
* EnigmaticEmpoweringEntity
* EruditeStoner
* EscapeArtist
* EternalEmployee
* EthicalSlut
* EthnicMagician
* EthnicScrappy
* EtiquetteNazi
* TheEveryman
* EveryonesBabySister
* EvilAlbino
* EvilBrit
* EvilChef
* EvilCripple
* EvilDebtCollector
* EvilDiva
* EvilFormerFriend
* TheEvilGenius
* EvilJesuit
* EvilLuddite
* EvilMatriarch
* EvilMinions
* EvilOldFolks
* EvilOrphan
* EvilOrphanageLady
* TheEvilPrince
* EvilRedhead
* EvilTwin
** EvilBrunetteTwin
* EvilVegetarian
* ExcitedKidsShowHost
* ExtravertedNerd
* ExtremeDoormat
* TheExtremistWasRight
[[/folder]]


[[folder:F]]
* TheFaceless
* FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon
* FaceOfAThug
* FagHag
* FaintingSeer
* FairCop
* TheFairFolk
* FairyCompanion
* FairyGodmother
* FamilyValuesVillain
* FantasyCharacterClasses
* FantasyForbiddingFather
* FarmersDaughter
* FatBastard
* FatBestFriend
* FatComicRelief
* AFatherToHisMen
* {{Faust}}
* FemaleMisogynist
* FemmeFatale
* TheFerryMan
* TheFettered
* FieryRedhead
* FightingForAHomeland
* FightingIrish
* TheFightingNarcissist
* FilleFatale
* FinalGirl
* FixerSue
* FlatEarthAtheist
* FlyingDutchman
* ForeignCorrespondent
* ForgetfulJones
* FormerChildStar
* FormerTeenRebel
* FortuneTeller
* FounderOfTheKingdom
* FourStarBadass
* FourthWallObserver
* FoxNewsLiberal
* FragileFlower
* FragileSpeedster
* {{Fratbro}}
* FrenchJerk
* FriendInTheBlackMarket
* TheFriendNobodyLikes
* FriendOnTheForce
* FriendToAllChildren
* FriendToAllLivingThings
* FriendlyEnemy
* FriendlyRivalry
* FromCamouflageToCriminal
* FrontlineGeneral
* FullyEmbracedFiend
* FunnyForeigner
* FutureLoser
[[/folder]]


[[folder:G]]
* TheGadfly
* GadgeteerGenius
* TheGamblingAddict
* {{Garfunkel}}
* GateGuardian
* GayBestFriend
* GayConservative
* GayCowboy
* GayOption
* {{Gayngster}}
* GenieInABottle
* GeniusBruiser
* GeniusCripple
* GeniusDitz
* GeniusLoci
* GentleGiant
* GentlemanAdventurer
* GentlemanAndAScholar
* GentlemanSnarker
* GentlemanThief
* TheGhost
* GhostButler
* GhostExtras
* TheGift
* GiftedlyBad
* TheGimmick
* GirlFriday
* GirlNextDoor
* GirlOfTheWeek
* GirlPosse
* GirlyBruiser
* GlacierWaif
* GloriousLeader
* GlurgeAddict
* GodEmperor
* GodInHumanForm
* GodOfEvil
* GodOfGood
* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen
* GoodBadGirl
* GoodParents
* GoodSamaritan
* GoodShepherd
* GoodWithNumbers
* GossipyHens
* GrandeDame
* GrandparentalObliviousness
* GranolaGirl
* GreaseMonkey
* GreekChorus
* GroupieBrigade
* GrumpyBear
* GrumpyOldMan
* GuardianEntity
* GuardianOfTheMultiverse
* GuileHero
* GullibleLemmings
* GymBunny
[[/folder]]


[[folder:H]]
* HairTriggerTemper
* HandicappedBadass
* HandsomeLech
* HangingJudge
* HardDrinkingPartyGirl
* HauntedHeroine
* HauntedHouseHistorian
* HeWhoFightsMonsters
* HeWhoMustNotBeHeard
* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen
* HeadInTheSandManagement
* TheHeart
* HeartbrokenBadass
* HeartwarmingOrphan
* TheHedonist
* HeelFaceMole
* HelloNurse
* HeManWomanHater
* HenpeckedHusband
* {{Herald}}
* TheHermit
* HermitGuru
* HeroOfAnotherStory
* HeroKiller
* HeroSecretService
* HeroWorshipper
* HeroicBastard
* HeroicBystander
* HeroicMime
* HeroicNeutral
* HeroicWannabe
* HeteronormativeCrusader
* HiddenDepths
* TheHighQueen
* HighSchoolHustler
* HighSchoolRejects
* {{Hikikomori}}
* {{Hobbits}}
* HolierThanThou
* HomelessPigeonPerson
* HomegrownHero
* HomeschooledKids
* HoneyTrap
* HookerWithAHeartOfGold
* HopeBringer
* TheHopelessReplacement
* HornyDevils
* HornyScientist
* HorrorHost
* HospitalHottie
* HostageMacGuffin
* HostileHitchhiker
* HotGod
* HotAsHell
* HotLibrarian
* HotScientist
* HotTeacher
* HotelHellion
* {{Housewife}}
* HumanHardDrive
* HumanPackMule
* HunterOfMonsters
* TheHyena
* HypercompetentSidekick
* {{Hypocrite}}
[[/folder]]


[[folder:I]]
* IJustWantToBeBadass
* IJustWantToBeBeautiful
* IJustWantToBeLoved
* IJustWantToBeNormal
* IJustWantToBeSpecial
* IJustWantToBeYou
* IJustWantToHaveFriends
* IceQueen
** DefrostingIceQueen
* IdentityAmnesia
* IdiotHero
* IdiotHoudini
* IgnorantOfTheCall
* IgnorantOfTheirOwnIgnorance
* IgnoredExpert
* TheIgor
* TheIllegal
* IllGirl
* TheImmune
* TheImp
* ImpededMessenger
* ImpoverishedPatrician
* InappropriateRoleModel
* InHarmsWay
* IncorruptiblePurePureness
* IndianMaiden
* IneptMage
* InexplicablyAwesome
* InexplicablyIdenticalIndividuals
* TheInformant
* InformedLoner
* TheIngenue
* InhumanResources
* InnocentBigot
* InnocentBystander
* InnocentFanserviceGirl
* InnocentFlowerGirl
* TheInsomniac
* InspectorJavert
* InspectorLestrade
* InspirationallyDisadvantaged
* InsufferableGenius
* IntelligibleUnintelligible
* InteractiveNarrator
* InterdisciplinarySleuth
* InterruptedSuicide
* IntroOnlyPointOfView
* InvincibleHero
* InvincibleIncompetent
* InvincibleVillain
* InvisibleJerkass
* InvisiblePresident
* IronButtmonkey
* IronWoobie
[[/folder]]


[[folder:J]]
* JadedWashout
* JailbirdOfPanama
* TheJailer
* TheJeeves
* JerkJock
* {{Jerkass}}
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk
* JerkassWoobie
* TheJester
* JewishAndNerdy
* JewishMother
* JoggersFindDeath
* JudgeJuryAndExecutioner
* JumpedAtTheCall
* JunglePrincess
* JustAGangster
[[/folder]]


[[folder:K]]
* KavorkaMan
* KickedUpstairs
* KidsAreCruel
* KidFromTheFuture
* KidAnova
* KidHero
* KidSidekick
* KiddieKid
* KidnappedScientist
* KindHeartedCatLover
* KindheartedSimpleton
* KingOfTheHomeless
* KingIncognito
* TheKirk
* KnightInShiningArmor
* KnightInSourArmor
* KnightTemplar
* KnightTemplarBigBrother
* KnightTemplarParent
* KnowledgeBroker
* KungFuKid
[[/folder]]


[[folder:L]]
* TheLabRat
* TheLadette
* LadyOfBlackMagic
* LadyDrunk
* LadyInRed
* LadyInWaiting
* LadyMacbeth
* LadyOfWar
* TheLancer
* LargeAndInCharge
* TheLastDJ
* LastOfHisKind
* LawfulStupid
* LazyBum
* LeaderWannabe
* LeadYouCanRelateTo
* LeastIsFirst
* LemonyNarrator
* LethallyStupid
* LesbianCop
* LesbianJock
* LesbianVampire
* LethalChef
* LikeADuckTakesToWater
* LiminalBeing
* LipstickLesbian
* LittleJimmy
* LittlestCancerPatient
* LiveActionEscortMission
* LivingAphrodisiac
* LivingEmotionalCrutch
* LivingLieDetector
* LivingMacGuffin
* LivingProp
* TheLoad
* LogicalLatecomer
* LondonGangster
* LonelyDollGirl
* LongLostUncleAesop
* LookingForLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces
* LoonyFan
* LoonWithAHeartOfGold
* LoserHasYourBack
* LoserProtagonist
* LovableAlphaBitch
* LovableCoward
* LovableNerd
* LovableRogue
* LovableSexManiac
* LoveConfessor
* LoveMartyr
* LoverNotAFighter
* LovesMyAlterEgo
* LovingBully
* LoyalToThePosition
* LustObject
[[/folder]]


[[folder:M]]
* MacGuffinPersonReveal
* MacGuffinTurnedHuman
* MacGuffinSuperPerson
* MadArtist
* MadBomber
* TheMadHatter
* MadMathematician
* MadOracle
* MadScientist
* MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter
* MafiaPrincess
* MagicalGirl
* MagicalGirlfriend
* MagicalNanny
* MagicalNativeAmerican
* MagicalNegro
* MagicalQueer
* MagicalSeventhSon
* MagicallyIneptFighter
* MaidenAunt
* MajoredInWesternHypocrisy
* {{Malaproper}}
* MalcolmXerox
* MamaBear
* ManChild
* ManInWhite
* TheManTheyCouldntHang
* ManchurianAgent
* ManicPixieDreamGirl
* ManlyGay
* TheMark
* MartialPacifist
* MartyrWithoutACause
* MasterOfDelusion
* MasterOfTheMixedMessage
* MasterOfUnlocking
* TheMatchmaker
* MauveShirt
* MayorOfAGhostTown
* TheMcCoy
* MeanBoss
* TheMedic
* MeddlesomePatrolman
* MeddlingParents
* MenCantKeepHouse
* TheMenInBlack
* MenOfSherwood
* MerlinAndNimue
* {{Messenger}}
* MetaGuy
* MightyGlacier
* MilesGloriosus
* MilhollandRelationshipMoment
* MilitaryBrat
* MilitaryMaverick
* TheMillstone
* MinnesotaNice
* MinorMajorCharacter
* MiserAdvisor
* MissedTheCall
* MissingMom
* MissionControl
* MisterBig
* MisunderstoodLonerWithAHeartOfGold
* MommasBoy
* MonsterClown
* MonsterFangirl
* MonsterMunch
* MonsterRoommate
* MoochingMaster
* MoralityChain
** MoralityChainBeyondTheGrave
* MoralityPet
** LittleBrotherIsWatching
*** NotInFrontOfTheKid
* MorallyBankruptBanker
* MostWritersAreWriters
* MotherNature
* MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong
* MotherlyScientist
* MouthyKid
* MrImagination
* MrSeahorse
* MrViceGuy
* MrsRobinson
* MuggleBestFriend
* MuggleFosterParents
* {{Muggles}}
* TheMunchausen
* MundaneMacGuffinPerson
* TheMuse
* TheMusicMeister
* MyBelovedSmother
* MysteriousBacker
* MysteriousEmployer
* MysteriousInformant
* MysteriousPast
* MysteriousStranger
* MysteriousWaif
* MysteriousWatcher
[[/folder]]


[[folder:N]]
* NaiveEverygirl
* NaiveNewcomer
* TheNapoleon
* {{Narrator}}
* NativeGuide
* NatureSpirit
* NaughtyNuns
* TheNavigator
* NayTheist
* NaziGrandpa
* NaziNobleman
* {{Necromancer}}
* {{Neet}}
* {{Nerd}}
* NerdsAreSexy
* NeuroVault
* NeverASelfMadeWoman
* NeverLiveItDown
* NeverMessWithGranny
* NewAgeRetroHippie
* NewJobAsThePlotDemands
* NewOldFlame
* NiceGuy
* NiceJewishBoy
* NoBadgeNoProblem
* NoNonsenseNemesis
* NoRespectGuy
* NoSenseOfDirection
* NoSenseOfHumor
* NoSocialSkills
* NobleBigot
* NobleBigotWithABadge
* NobleFugitive
* NobleProfession
* NobleSavage
* NobodysThatDumb
* NonActionGuy
* NonHumanSidekick
* NonIronicClown
* NonLinearCharacter
* NonProtagonistResolver
* NonPromotion
* NormalFishInATinyPond
* NosyNeighbor
* NotBrainwashed
* NotGoodWithPeople
* NotSoOmniscientAfterAll
* NumberTwo
* NumberTwoForBrains
* NunsAreFunny
* NunsAreSpooky
* NunTooHoly
* NurseWithGoodIntentions
[[/folder]]


[[folder:O]]
* TheOathBreaker
* ObsoleteMentor
* ObstructiveBureaucrat
* TheObstructiveLoveInterest
* ObstructiveZealot
* OccultDetective
* OfficerAndAGentleman
* OfficerOHara
* OffstageVillainy
* {{Ojou}}
* TheOldConvict
* OldFlame
* OldFriend
* OldMaster
* OldSoldier
* OldSuperhero
* OlderSidekick
* OmnidisciplinaryLawyer
* OmnidisciplinaryScientist
* TheOmniscient
* OmniscientHero
* OneCharacterMultipleLives
* OneManBand
* OneOfTheKids
* TheOnlyBeliever
* OnlySaneEmployee
* OnlySaneMan
* OpenMindedParent
* OpposedMentors
* OrcRaisedByElves
* OrganGrinder
* OurLichesAreDifferent
* OurPresidentsAreDifferent
* OverlordJr
* OverprotectiveDad
* OvershadowedByAwesome
* OvertOperative
[[/folder]]


[[folder:P]]
* PapaWolf
* PaperTiger
* TheParagon
* ParentExMachina
* ParentalAbandonment
* ParentalSubstitute
* ParentsAsPeople
* ThePawn
* PedophilePriest
* ThePeepingTom
* PerilousOldFool
* PerkyGoth
* PermanentElectedOfficial
* PerpetualFrowner
* PerpetualSmiler
* PervertDad
* ThePhilosopher
* PhonyVeteran
* PhysicalGod
* ThePianoPlayer
* PickyEater
* ThePigPen
* PinballProtagonist
* PingPongNaivete
* APirate400YearsTooLate
* PirateGirl
* ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything
* PlantPerson
* PlayingCyrano
* PlotMagnet
* PlotSensitiveSnoopingSkills
* PluckyComicRelief
* PluckyGirl
* PluckyOfficeGirl
* PlugNPlayFriends
* PointyHairedBoss
* PoisonousCaptive
* PoisonousFriend
* PoisonousPerson
* PoliticallyActivePrincess
* PoliticallyIncorrectHero
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain
* ThePollyanna
* PompousPoliticalPundit
* ThePornomancer
* ThePrankster
* PreachersKid
* PregnantBadass
* PregnantHostage
* PresentAbsence
* ThePresentsWereNeverFromSanta (In the form of a FauxEmpoweringEntity or a FauxEmpoweredPerson)
* PrettyBoy
* PrideBeforeAFall
* ThePrimaDonna
* PrimaDonnaDirector
* PrinceCharming
* PrinceCharmingWannabe
* PrinceCharmless
* PrinciplesZealot
* ProHumanTranshuman
* ProfessionalButtKisser
* ProfessionalSlacker
* TheProfessor
* ProperlyParanoid
* AProtagonistShallLeadThem
* ProudBeauty
* ProudMerchantRace
* ProudScholarRaceGuy
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy
* PsychicChildren
* PsychologistTeacher
* PsychoLesbian
* PsychoSidekick
* PsychopathicManchild
* PungeonMaster
* APupilOfMineUntilHeTurnedToEvil
* PushoverParents
[[/folder]]


[[folder:Q]]
* TheQuarterback
* QuicklyDemotedLeader
* QuicklyDemotedWoman
* TheQuietOne
* TheQuincyPunk
[[/folder]]


[[folder:R]]
* RacistGrandma
* TheRainman
* RaisedByGrandparents
* RaisedByNatives
* RaisedByOrcs
* {{Ranger}}
* TheRealHeroes
* TheReliableOne
* TheRealRemingtonSteele
* RealWomenHaveCurves
* ReallyWasBornYesterday
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure
* RebelLeader
* RebelPrince
* RebelliousPrincess
* RecklessSidekick
* ReclusiveArtist
* RecoveredAddict
* RecurringExtra
* RedheadedStepchild
* RedheadsAreUncool
* RedShirt
* RedshirtArmy
* ReformedCriminal
* ReligiousBruiser
* ReluctantMadScientist
* RenaissanceMan
* ReplacementFlatCharacter
* TheResenter
* LaResistance
* RetiredBadass
* RetiredMonster
* ReturningWarVet
* ReverseMole
* RichBitch
* RichIdiotWithNoDayJob
* RidiculouslyCuteCritter
* RightManInTheWrongPlace
* RightWayWrongWayPair
* TheRival
* RivalTurnedEvil
* RobotBuddy
* RobotMe
* RomanticFalseLead
* RomanticRunnerUp
* RookieRedRanger
* RoyalBrat
* RoyaltiesHeir
* RulerProtagonist
* RunOrDie
[[/folder]]


[[folder:S]]
* SacrificialLamb
* SacrificialLion
* SadClown
* SadistTeacher
* SarcasticDevotee
* SassyBlackWoman
* SassySecretary
* SatelliteCharacter
** SatelliteLoveInterest
* SatisfiedStreetRat
* SaveThisPersonSaveTheWorld
* TheScapegoat
* ScarilyCompetentTracker
* ScaryBlackMan
* ScaryLibrarian
* ScaryMinoritySuspect
* {{Schemer}}
* SchoolNurse
* SchoolyardBullyAllGrownUp
* ScreamingWoman
* ScrewTheMoneyIHaveRules
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney
* TheScrooge
* TheScrounger
* SecretChaser
* SecretKeeper
* SecretlyWealthy
* SeeminglyProfoundFool
* SeenItAll
* SelfMadeWoman
* SelfPropelledBarrierOfStupidity
* SensorCharacter
* SerialKiller
* SerialKillerKiller
* SerialRapist
* SeriesMascot
* ServiceSectorStereotypes
* SexGod
* SexSlave
* SexyMentor
* SexyPriest
* ShapeShifter
* ASharedSuffering
* SheepInSheepsClothing
* ShellShockedVeteran
* ShelteredAristocrat
* ShipperOnDeck
* ShipperWithAnAgenda
* ShippingTorpedo
* ShockJock
* TheShortGuyWithGlasses
* TheShrink
* ShrinkingViolet
* ShroudedInMyth
* SiblingYinYang
* {{Sidekick}}
* SilentBob
* SilentPartner
* SilentScapegoat
* SimpleCountryLawyer
* SinisterMinister
* SissyVillain
* SitcomArchNemesis
* TheSlacker
* SloganYellingMegaphoneGuy
* SmallAnnoyingCreature
* SmallNameBigEgo
* TheSmartGuy
* SmugSnake
* SnakeOilSalesman
* TheSnarkKnight
* SoapboxSadie
* SocialCircleFiller
* TheSocialDarwinist
* SociallyAwkwardHero
* TheSociopath
* SoleSurvivingScientist
* SoleSurvivor
* SoulBrotha
* TheSoulless
* SourPrudes
* SourSupporter
* SpannerInTheWorks
* SpeaksFluentAnimal
* SpearCarrier
* SpecialGuest
* TheSpeechless
* SpicyLatina
* TheSpock
* SpoiledBrat
* SpoiledSweet
* TheSponsor
* TheSpook
* TheSpymaster
* TheSquire
* SquishyWizard
* StacysMom
* StageMagician
* TheStarscream
* StepfordSmiler
* StepfordSnarker
* SternNun
* SternTeacher
* StockCharacter
* StoicWoobie
* TheStoner
* TheStoolPigeon
* TheStoryteller
* StraightGay
* TheStrategist
* StrawCharacter (formerly named Strawman Political)
* StrawCritic
* StrawFan
* StrawFeminist
* StrawHypocrite
* StrawMisogynist
* StrawNihilist
* StrawVegetarian
* StrawVulcan
* StrawmanBall
* StrayingBaby
* StreetMusician
* StreetPerformer
* StreetSamurai
* StuffedIntoTheFridge
* StupidBoss
* StupidScientist
* {{Sucksessor}}
* SuddenlyVoiced
* SuitWithVestedInterests
* SummonEverymanHero
* SuperCoach
* SuperDoc
* SuperGullible
* SuperStoicShopkeeper
* SuperStrength
* SupernaturalProofFather
* SuperpowerSillyPutty
* SupportPartyMember
* SupportingLeader
* SupportingProtagonist
* SupremeChef
* SurferDude
* SurveillanceStationSlacker
* SycophanticServant
* SympatheticAdulterer
* SympatheticMurderer
[[/folder]]


[[folder:T]]
* TVGenius
* TakingAdvantageOfGenerosity
* TalkingApplianceSidekick
* TallDarkAndSnarky
* TankTopTomboy
* TeamChef
* TeamDad
* TeamKiller
* TeamMom
* TheTeamNormal
* TeamPrimaDonna
* TeamSwitzerland
* TheTeamWannabe
* TeaserOnlyCharacter
* TechnicalPacifist
* TechnoWizard
* TeenGenius
* TeensAreMonsters
* TheTeetotaler
* TelepathicSpacemen
* TemporaryLoveInterest
* TemporaryScrappy
* TerritorialSmurfette
* ThereIsAnother
* TheyKilledKennyAgain
* ThirdOptionLoveInterest
* ThirdPersonPerson
* ThisLoserIsYou
* TinMan
* TinyHeadedBehemoth
* TokenEnemyMinority
* TokenEvilTeammate
* TokenGoodTeammate
* TokenHeroicOrc
* TokenHuman
* TokenMiniMoe
* TokenMinority
* TokenNonhuman
* TokenReligiousTeammate
* TokenWhite
* TokenWholesome
* TomboyPrincess
* TooCleverByHalf
* TooDumbToFool
* TooDumbToLive
* ToxicFriendInfluence
* TragicMonster
* TranslatorBuddy
* TrappedByGamblingDebts
* TravelingSalesman
* TricksterMentor
* TricksterTwins
* TripleShifter
* TrophyWife
* TroubledButCute
* {{Tsundere}}
* TunnelKing
* TurnCoat
* TwoferTokenMinority
* TyphoidMary
* TyrantTakesTheHelm
[[/folder]]


[[folder:U]]
* {{Ubermensch}}
* TheUglyGuysHotDaughter
* UltimateAuthorityMayor
* UltimateBlacksmith
* UltimateGamer386
* UltimateJobSecurity
* UmpteenthCustomer
* UnbalancedByRivalsKid
* UnclePennybags
* UncleTomfoolery
* UndergroundRailroad
* TheUnfavourite
* UnfazedEveryman
* TheUnfettered
* TheUnintelligible
* UnknownCharacter
* UnreliableExpositor
* UnreliableNarrator
* UnrequitedTragicMaiden
* UnsatisfiableCustomer
* UnstoppableMailman
* TheUsualAdversaries
* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom
* UnwittingPawn
* UpThroughTheRanks
* UselessBoyfriend
* UselessProtagonist
[[/folder]]


[[folder:V]]
* VainSorceress
* ValleyGirl
* TheVamp
* VampireRefugee
* VanillaProtagonist
* VeryPunchableMan
* TheVicar
* VictimOfTheWeek
* VictimizedBystander
* TheVietnamVet
* VillainByDefault
* VillainOfAnotherStory
* VillainousGlutton
* ViolentGlaswegian
* ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend
* TheVoice
* TheVoiceless
* VoiceWithAnInternetConnection
[[/folder]]


[[folder:W]]
* WackyGuy
* WaifProphet
* WaitingForABreak
* WalkingDisasterArea
* WalkingTechbane
* WalkingTechfix
* WarHawk
* WarReenactors
* WarriorMonk
* WarriorPrince
* WastelandElder
* TheWatchmaker
* TheWatson
* WeJustNeedToWaitForRescue
* WeekendInventor
* WeirdnessMagnet
* WeirdnessSearchAndRescue
* WellDoneDadGuy
* WellDoneSonGuy
* WellIntentionedExtremist
* WeaselCoWorker
* WetBlanketWife
* WhatExactlyIsHisJob
* WhileRomeBurns
* WhiteDwarfStarlet
* WhiteMagicianGirl
* WhiteMansBurden
* WhiteSheep
* WholesomeCrossdresser
* WickedStepmother
* WideEyedIdealist
* WildChild
* WindmillCrusader
* WisdomFromTheGutter
* WiseTree
* WitchSpecies
* AWolfInSheepsClothing
* WomanScorned
* WomanInWhite
* TheWonka
* TheWoobie
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds
* TheWorfEffect
* {{Workaholic}}
* TheWorldsExpertOnGettingKilled
* TheWormGuy
* WorthlessForeignDegree
* WrenchWench
[[/folder]]


[[folder:Y]]
* YamatoNadeshiko
* {{Yandere}}
* YaoiFangirl
* YesMan
* YouTaughtMeThat
* YourTerroristsAreOurFreedomFighters
* YuriFan
[[/folder]]


[[folder:Z]]
* ZombieAdvocate
* ZombieInfectee
[[/folder]]
[[/index]]

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