Playing With: Only Six Faces

Basic Trope: Characters in a show of the same age and gender all share a face.
  • Straight: All characters of a certain age group in a show have almost identical faces.
  • Exaggerated: Everyone has the same face.
  • Downplayed: All characters of a certain gender/age combination have one of two different faces.
  • Justified:
    • Every character in the show is a clone, genderswapped or otherwise, so of course they look the same.
    • They're all related.
    • Or they're all clones of each other.
  • Inverted:
    • No one shares facial features with another character, even if said characters are closely related.
    • Cast of Snowflakes
  • Subverted: Art Evolution gives people different faces.
  • Double Subverted: ...and then makes them the same again.
  • Parodied: Bob and Charlie have trouble telling each other apart.
  • Zig Zagged: Everyone thinks they're all related, but this is Ret Coned when Art Evolution gives them different faces.
  • Averted: All of the characters have distinctive facial features.
  • Enforced: "You know, it's so much easier if I give them all the same faces. I think I'll do that."
  • Lampshaded: "Meh, you all look alike to me."
  • Invoked: "You look too different! Go get plastic surgery! We all have to look the same!"
  • Exploited: Bob disguises himself as Charlie with less effort because they already look alike.
  • Defied: The show's artist makes sure that she doesn't use the same template for all of the character's faces.
  • Discussed: "You know those shows where all the characters have the same face? That kind of creeps me out..."
  • Conversed: "Y'know without his hat Bob sure looks a lot like Charlie. Come to think of it Charlie also looks a lot like Dave as well, who looks like Ed, who looks like..."
  • Plotted A Good Waste: The main character suffers from congenital face blindness. As such, for him, everyone has the same face, and the art reflect that.

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