Playing With / Luckily, My Powers Will Protect Me

Basic Trope: A character explains his/her powers, while using them, to no-one in particular for the benefit of the audience.
  • Straight: Amazing Girl mentions to herself how her superpowers will help her whenever she uses them, such as when she is lifting an oil tanker.
  • Exaggerated: She goes into an in-depth expiation of the fictional physics behind her powers at a drop of a hat, such as to explain where the chalkboard came from.
  • Downplayed: Amazing Girl thinks to herself "Glad Iím invincible" when sheís hit by a particularly devastating attack.
  • Justified:
  • Inverted:
    • The viewers are never quite told, what, exactly, Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism manís powers are.
    • Emperor Evilz gloats to Amazing Girl how her power will NOT protect her when he unleashes his Wave Motion Gun.
  • Subverted: Amazing girl never explains her powers outright, and certainly not while using themÖ
  • Double Subverted: ...because itís in the narration box.
  • Parodied:
    • "Luckily my larynx can make noises to tell you this!"
    • Amazing Girlís explanations are constantly interrupted by the Quirky Miniboss Squad yelling increasingly unlikely ideas about what powers she actually has.
  • Zig Zagged: Sometimes Amazing Girl explains, sometimes she doesnít, some times she explains powers she doesnít actually have.
  • Averted: Her powers are explained once in the first episode and are never talked about again.
  • Enforced: Viewers Are Goldfish. Also, to let new readers know.
  • Lampshaded: "Have I told you about my powers? I donít think I have told you about my powers."
  • Invoked: Among his many varied powers, Mr. Exposition can force superbeings to explain the powers they use.
  • Exploited: Evilz manages to find Amazing Girl's weakness when she explains how her power will protect her.
  • Defied: Emperor Evilz goes to insane lengths to hide his powers, so that no-one can abuse his weaknesses: to the point of hiding them even from the fourth wall.
  • Discussed: "Why do you always do that, A.G?" "ÖI like to hear myself talk. I'm lonely..."
  • Conversed: "Yes, super-strength, WE GET IT ALREADY!"
  • Deconstructed: Amazing Girl is Killed Mid-Sentence.
  • Reconstructed: Amazing Girl takes time to analyse her opponents and make sure that they don't kill her during her speech. Alternatively, she explains her powers once the villain is already almost defeated.
  • Plotted A Good Waste: Amazing Girl talks about her powers ever time to remind herself how they are slowly killing her.
  • Played For Laughs: "Wait, I missed that, what can you do again?"

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