Playing With: Face-Heel Turn
Basic Trope: A good guy turns into one of the bad guys.
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- Straight: Bob turns to The Dark Side to defeat his worst enemy, and stays that way.
- Exaggerated: Bob turns to The Dark Side to help him win a one dollar bet, and gleefully speeds across the Moral Event Horizon shortly thereafter.
- Bob becomes one of the bad guys mentally and never actually leaves the heroes.
- Bob is a good guy turned bad, but he's almost always out of the spotlight as a villain.
- Bob becomes extremely disappointed of his allies' apparent lack of results, so he abandons them to become a brutal Anti-Hero who still works in favor of their cause, but in a rather twisted and cruel way.
- Took a Level in Jerkass
- He got Drunk on the Dark Side.
- The villain made him an offer he couldn't refuse.
- Bob was thrown over the Despair Event Horizon.
- Bob tried to be a good guy, but the other good guys didn't cut him any slack and treated him like dung. He decided enough was enough.
- He considered the entire world too far gone to save, therefore, destroying it completely would be considered a Mercy Kill.
- Inverted: Heel-Face Turn.
- Double Subverted: When Hiro confronts him on his turn to evil, Bob says he's only trying to find out what the bad guys are planning. He's lying. Or he meant to, but starts Becoming the Mask.
- Parodied: Bob turns to The Dark Side entirely because Good Is Boring.
- Zig Zagged: See Heel-Face Revolving Door.
- Averted: Despite occasionally having to Shoot the Dog, Bob remains good.
- Enforced: "We need a new villain. What if a hero turned against his fellows?"
- Lampshaded: "You've gone over to The Dark Side? After all the times we've crushed them? Really?
- Invoked: The villain knows Bob's weaknesses and plays on them in a Breaking Speech to cause him to go to The Dark Side.
- Exploited: Emperor Evulz employs Bob's knowledge of the inner workings of his former organization to gain tactical advantage over the Fallen Hero's former friends.
- Defied: "You're not going to get me to betray my friends with a mere offer of money or whatever."
- Discussed: "You don't need to worry about Bob forgetting which side he's on- he knows exactly what he's fighting for."
- Conversed: "Is this the episode where he turns into a bad guy?"
- Reconstructed: Now realizing evil sucks, Bob tries to atone for what he has done, but is promptly rejected and bitterly embraces his fallen status.
- Played For Laughs: Bob joined The Dark Side only because he has more opportunities to employ comedy while working for it, in stark contrast to the seriousness of his original team.
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