Playing With: Evil Twin
Basic Trope: A character has or encounters an evil (twin) sibling, clone, doppelganger, or counterpart from another universe.
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- Straight: Bob encounters Kane, his evil twin.
- Exaggerated: Bob has several evil twins.
- Downplayed: Bob encounters Kane, his Jerkass twin.
- Justified: Kane is a clone created by Emperor Evulz to be the perfect enemy of Bob.
- Inverted: Kane encounters Avel, his good twin.
- Subverted: Bob's supposedly evil twin turns out not to be evil.
- Double Subverted: Kane was just playing a mindgame with Bob. He was a bad guy all along.
- Parodied: Both twins are evil, or one of them is a little more evil than the other.
- Zig Zagged: Bob's twin Kane sometimes antagonizes him or commits evil deeds, but at other times he does not seem to be evil at all.
- Averted: Bob doesn't have an evil twin.
- Enforced: The writers want to create a new enemy for Bob, but are convinced he needs to be a much more personal nemesis for Bob than his previous adversaries.
- Lampshaded: "So you're my evil twin, huh? Then where's your goatee?"
- Invoked: Someone (perhaps even Bob himself) intentionally uses Applied Phlebotinum to create an evil twin of Bob.
- Exploited: Bob takes the opportunity of Kane's visit to commit a crime he's always secretly wanted to do, because people will blame his evil twin.
- Defied: Bob's identical twin is prophesized to become his evil counterpart, so their parents do everything to instill Kane with kindness and good virtues.
- Discussed: "Bob has just discovered his identical twin. I'm telling you the guy must be evil or something, no way around it".
- Conversed: "In this episode Bob runs into his evil twin".
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