'''Basic Trope''': A villain gets an episode about himself.
* '''Straight''': [[BigBad John]] finally gets an episode about him.
* '''Exaggerated''': The entire season is about John.
* '''Downplayed''': John gets an episode about him, but he's only in it for about five minutes.
* '''Justified''': The plot of the rest of the season would not make sense without knowing what the villain had done and seen.
* '''Inverted''': [[TheHero John is the good guy]] in a series with a VillainProtagonist.
* '''Subverted''': John begins the episode as a villain, but does a HeelFaceTurn...
* '''Double Subverted''': ...Only to be reverted back to his villain status.
* '''Parodied''': John has his own episode, but it turns out to be the series finale episode.
* '''Zig Zagged''': John has his little [[AlternateRealityEpisode episode in an alternate reality]]. The good guys are DemotedToExtra and have to spend the rest of the episode regaining their original status. TheHero and John have the FinalBattle in which John wins, heroes mourn, credits roll, and a special added scene right after they finish says...[[AllJustaDream John was only dreaming]].
* '''Averted''': The bad guys never get the spotlight.
* '''Enforced''':
** The producer is a bad guy at heart, and wanna see the villains have a day in the limelight.
** The producers are aware of how popular the villains are with the audience. So in order to increase ratings, they decide to give them their own episode.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Oh look! According to Troper Guide, John will have his own show today!"
* '''Invoked''': The heroes have planted a bug on the villain, and are recording his every move.
* '''Exploited''': The heroes [[NoFourthWall bribe the producers]] to make an episode following John so that the UnspokenPlanGuarantee will work in their favor.
* '''Defied''': John kills all the camera operators sent to film him.
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
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