Characters remove protective gear as soon as possible, no matter how much potential danger there is.

A real species that resembles a fictional one is discovered later on.

A character is chained to a heavy object to keep them out of the way. They later show up dragging the item with them.

One or more sequels get added to a franchise, usually when it's thought to be done.

Villain beats Police, Police beats Hero, Hero beats Villain

A real-life historical event has a fictional cause behind it.

A character's unwillingness or inability to drive a car reveals some character traits.

Character is lousy at his current job but shows talent for something else.

Converting weapons of war into peaceful use.

Getting trained on how to be a Proper Lady or a Gentleman And A Scholar

A word, sentence, or even speeches like What the Hell, Hero? or The Reason You Suck that can make the person receiving it have a My God, What Have I Done? moment.

If it's purple and green it's scary.

A setting in which Russia is an inalienable part of the Western world.

Wearing a sweater makes a character look nerdy or harmless

Change the flow of the dialog by interrupting it.

An adaptation changes elements of a character's origin or completely revamps it

Animal cruelty Played For Laughs.

The handheld light source doesn't need to be held on hand to be used.

Orange can symbolize energy and vitality (passion of red, happiness of yellow) and characters with these traits tend to associate with it

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