: Someone looks older than they are.
- Straight: Charlie looks like he's twenty, but is actually five.
- Exaggerated: Charlie looks like he's eighty, but is actually five.
- Downplayed: Charlie looks like he's twenty, but is actually fifteen.
- Justified: Charlie suffers from a condition like Rapid Aging, years of substance abuse, being an Artificial Human, or having a Bizarre Alien Biology.
- Inverted: Charlie is Older than They Look.
- Subverted: Charlie was lying about his age or was wearing a disguise.
- Double Subverted: ...he still look 20 years older than he actually is.
- Parodied: Difference between actual age and apparent age is over-inflated for the sake of absurdism.
- Zig Zagged: Charlie looks like he is 80, but he is actually 5. Then he is frozen in time for 1,000 years. In that time humanity is replaced by a species who's appearance ages opposite of humans, thus they look old when they are young and vice versa. They accuse this character of looking young.
- Averted: Charactesr look their age.
- Enforced: Charlie is being played by an actor who's older than he is.
- Charlie meets a genre savvy character who says "Hmmm.. you look quite old, but I know better. You're probably like... five aren't you? Man why do I keep meeting people like that?"
- "Will you act your age? ...The age you look like, not the age you actually are, I mean!"
- Invoked: ???
- Exploited: Charlie manages to buy alcohol and get his drivers license at a young age.
- Defied: ???
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: ???
- Implied: Charlie is informed that his ID says he's only 5. He nods.
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