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-->-- ''Series/{{Leverage}}'', [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK0BXucd10A "The Second David Job"]]

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-->-- ''Series/{{Leverage}}'', [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK0BXucd10A "The Second David Job"]]
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* [[BatmanGambit/{{Batman}} Batman Gambits Involving Batman Himself]]


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A [[ThePlan plan]] that revolves entirely around people doing exactly what you'd ''expect'' them to do. This trope relies heavily on FlawExploitation manipulating, although it can work with virtues instead of "flaws" just as easily. Sometimes the flaw is that the villains are so predictable that they'll [[VillainBall take the first chance they have]] [[DickDastardlyStopsToCheat to do something mean and underhanded]]. Other times, the flaw is that the heroes are [[ChronicHeroSyndrome so heroic]] [[HeroBall that they'll act for the greater good]] [[DudleyDoRightStopsToHelp without even thinking about it]]. One might recognize the fact that [[TheGoodGuysAlwaysWin heroes always win]]—and design a plan [[NiceJobBreakingItHero based on the assumption that they will succeed]].

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A [[ThePlan plan]] that revolves entirely around people doing exactly what you'd ''expect'' them to do. This trope relies heavily on FlawExploitation manipulating, although it can work with virtues instead of remembering that "flaws" just include "virtues" as easily.well. Sometimes the flaw is that the villains are so predictable that they'll [[VillainBall take the first chance they have]] [[DickDastardlyStopsToCheat to do something mean and underhanded]]. Other times, the flaw is that the heroes are [[ChronicHeroSyndrome so heroic]] [[HeroBall that they'll act for the greater good]] [[DudleyDoRightStopsToHelp without even thinking about it]]. One might recognize the fact that [[TheGoodGuysAlwaysWin heroes always win]]—and design a plan [[NiceJobBreakingItHero based on the assumption that they will succeed]].


* BatmanGambit/Radio

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* BatmanGambit/RadioBatmanGambit/{{Radio}}

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A [[ThePlan plan]] that revolves entirely around people doing exactly what you'd ''expect'' them to do. This trope relies heavily on FlawExploitation manipulating, although it can work with virtues instead of "flaws" just as easily. Sometimes the flaw is that the villains are so predictable that they'll [[VillainBall take the first chance they have]] [[DickDastardlyStopsToCheat to do something mean and underhanded]]. Other times, the flaw is that the heroes are [[ChronicHeroSyndrome so heroic]] [[HeroBall that they'll act for the greater good]] [[DudleyDoRightStopsToHelp without even thinking about it]]. A particularly GenreSavvy person will recognize the fact that [[TheGoodGuysAlwaysWin heroes always win]]—and design a plan [[NiceJobBreakingItHero based on the assumption that they will succeed]].

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A [[ThePlan plan]] that revolves entirely around people doing exactly what you'd ''expect'' them to do. This trope relies heavily on FlawExploitation manipulating, although it can work with virtues instead of "flaws" just as easily. Sometimes the flaw is that the villains are so predictable that they'll [[VillainBall take the first chance they have]] [[DickDastardlyStopsToCheat to do something mean and underhanded]]. Other times, the flaw is that the heroes are [[ChronicHeroSyndrome so heroic]] [[HeroBall that they'll act for the greater good]] [[DudleyDoRightStopsToHelp without even thinking about it]]. A particularly GenreSavvy person will One might recognize the fact that [[TheGoodGuysAlwaysWin heroes always win]]—and design a plan [[NiceJobBreakingItHero based on the assumption that they will succeed]].


* BatmanGambit/WebComics

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* BatmanGambit/WebComicsBatmanGambit/{{Webcomics}}


In short, if there is ''any'' reasonable action the pawns could take that would ruin the entire scheme, then it's a Batman Gambit. Because of this, a truly cunning planner will bluff their pawns into believing they have ''no options'' in the first place, and the pawns' best hope may be to realize that they have an opportunity to TakeAThirdOption.

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In short, if there is ''any'' reasonable action the pawns could take that would ruin the entire scheme, then it's a Batman Gambit. Because of this, a truly cunning planner will bluff their pawns into believing they have ''no options'' (or [[FalseDichotomy very]] [[MortonsFork few]] options) in the first place, and the pawns' best hope may be to realize that they have an opportunity to TakeAThirdOption.


* [[BatmanGambit/{{Batman}} Batman Gambits Involving Batman]]

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* [[BatmanGambit/{{Batman}} Batman Gambits Involving Batman]]Batman Himself]]


* BatmanGambit/BatmanGambitsInvolvingBatman

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* BatmanGambit/BatmanGambitsInvolvingBatman[[BatmanGambit/{{Batman}} Batman Gambits Involving Batman]]


See also ManipulativeBastard, for the character most likely to attempt/pull these off; UnwittingPawn, for the people who unwittingly help the Gambit along, and SpannerInTheWorks[=/=]UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom, for the people who [[DidntSeeThatComing unintentionally send it spinning into disaster]]. Also see EvilCannotComprehendGood for a common reason why villainous attempts fail.

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See also ManipulativeBastard, for the character most likely to attempt/pull these off; UnwittingPawn, for the people who unwittingly help the Gambit along, and SpannerInTheWorks[=/=]UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom, for the people who [[DidntSeeThatComing unintentionally send it spinning into disaster]]. Can sometimes fail if the victim is TooDumbToFool. Also see EvilCannotComprehendGood for a common reason why villainous attempts fail.


* [[BatmanGambit/AnimatedFilms Films – Animation]]
* [[BatmanGambit/LiveActionFilms Films – Live-Action]]

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* [[BatmanGambit/AnimatedFilms Films – Film — Animation]]
* [[BatmanGambit/LiveActionFilms Films – Film — Live-Action]]



* BatmanGambit/{{Theater}}

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* BatmanGambit/{{Theater}}BatmanGambit/{{Theatre}}


In short, if there is ''any'' reasonable action the pawns could take that would ruin the entire scheme, then it's a Batman Gambit. Because of this, a truly cunning planner will bluff their pawns into believing they have ''no options'' in the first place.

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In short, if there is ''any'' reasonable action the pawns could take that would ruin the entire scheme, then it's a Batman Gambit. Because of this, a truly cunning planner will bluff their pawns into believing they have ''no options'' in the first place.
place, and the pawns' best hope may be to realize that they have an opportunity to TakeAThirdOption.


-->-- ''Series/{{Leverage}}'', "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK0BXucd10A The Second David Job]]"

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-->-- ''Series/{{Leverage}}'', "[[http://www.[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK0BXucd10A The "The Second David Job]]"
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