'''Basic Trope''': The mother of one of the characters is an antagonist, sometimes the BigBad.
* '''Straight''': [[TheHero Alice]]'s mother, Betty, is one of the villains.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alice's mother, [[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen Queen Betty the Terrible]], wants to kill her with her own hands along with all of her siblings because she can't stand her children.
* '''Downplayed''': Alice's mother, Betty is kind of annoying and self-centered, and sometimes gets in the way of her daughter's plans.
* '''Justified''': Alice's parents live in an UnholyMatrimony and her mother is just as bad as her father, if not worse.
* '''Gender Inverted''': ArchnemesisDad
* '''Subverted''': Betty might seem to be in league with the villains, except that she's a ReverseMole there, to keep them from harming her daughter.
* '''Double Subverted''': That's what she says, while in reality she's just in it for the power and doesn't give a damn about any of her children.
* '''Parodied''': A first-time pregnant girl reads a book labeled "From nubile to EvilOverlord: a mother's guide."
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': Alice is an orphan.
* '''Enforced''': [[FreudianExcuse The author is estranged from his or her mother, and can't help but portray mother figures in his or her story as monstrous]].
** "If you think my father was an asshole, wait before you meet my bitch of a mother."
** "You won't stand in my way, child of mine! ''No one'' stands in the way of Queen Betty the Terrible!"
* '''Invoked''': MonsterIsAMommy
* '''Exploited''': Evulz allies himself with TheHero's mother to oppose him/her.
* '''Defied''': "I may not be the best mother around, but I won't let you kill my daughter."
* '''Discussed''': "Your mother is Queen Betty? Of course she is, mothers are always evil in movies."
* '''Conversed''': "Is it that show about Alice?" "Yeah, it's the episode with her evil mom." "Of course she's evil, moms are always the villain in these things."
"You must go back to EvilMatriarch!" "No, Mom, NOOO!!!"
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