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In the rarest of cases, this can be an example of how TropesAreNotBad. Previously boring or irritating characters may actually be ''improved'' if they're drastically changed. A classic example is Kelly Bundy from ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'', whose transformation into TheBrainlessBeauty also coincided with the show's GrowingTheBeard.

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In the rarest of cases, this can be an example of how TropesAreNotBad.Administrivia/TropesAreNotBad. Previously boring or irritating characters may actually be ''improved'' if they're drastically changed. A classic example is Kelly Bundy from ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'', whose transformation into TheBrainlessBeauty also coincided with the show's GrowingTheBeard.


* FaceHeelTurn (When poorly executed)



* FaceHeelTurn (When poorly executed)


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[[noreallife]]'''Administrivia/NoRealLifeExamplesPlease''' Though how it can be applied to {{real life}} is anyone's guess...

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[[noreallife]]'''Administrivia/NoRealLifeExamplesPlease''' Though how it can be applied to {{real life}} is anyone's guess...(You might want StarDerailingRole for that.)


In the rarest of cases, this can be an example of how TropesAreNotBad. Previously boring or irritating characters may actually be ''improved'' if they're drastically changed. A classic example is Kelly Bundy from ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'', whose transformation into TheBrainlessBeauty also coincided with the show's GrowingTheBeard. Another case of this being a good use of the trope is when a character is clearly not acting like they normally are due to trauma or insanity.

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In the rarest of cases, this can be an example of how TropesAreNotBad. Previously boring or irritating characters may actually be ''improved'' if they're drastically changed. A classic example is Kelly Bundy from ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'', whose transformation into TheBrainlessBeauty also coincided with the show's GrowingTheBeard. Another case of this being a good use of the trope is when a character is clearly not acting like they normally are due to trauma or insanity.
GrowingTheBeard.


If in {{Fan Fic}}s, it can involve CanonDefilement, DracoInLeatherPants and/or RonTheDeathEater. When the derailed character's characterization is fixed, it is CharacterRerailment. Contrast CharacterizationMarchesOn, in which a character changes because their previous characterization was only a "work in progress". See also CharacterCheck, where a derailed character might briefly act like they used to.

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If in {{Fan Fic}}s, it can involve CanonDefilement, DracoInLeatherPants and/or RonTheDeathEater. When the derailed character's characterization is fixed, it is CharacterRerailment. Contrast CharacterizationMarchesOn, in which a character changes because their previous characterization was only a "work in progress". Contrast with an UltimateUniverse, where changing the characters is the very premise of the work to begin with, and do not count as examples (unless, of course, the example is about changes within the ultimate universe itself). See also CharacterCheck, where a derailed character might briefly act like they used to.
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In the rarest of cases, this can be an example of how TropesAreNotBad. Previously boring or irritating characters may actually be ''improved'' if they're drastically changed. A classic example is Kelly Bundy from ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'', whose transformation into TheBrainlessBeauty also coincided with the show's GrowingTheBeard.

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In the rarest of cases, this can be an example of how TropesAreNotBad. Previously boring or irritating characters may actually be ''improved'' if they're drastically changed. A classic example is Kelly Bundy from ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'', whose transformation into TheBrainlessBeauty also coincided with the show's GrowingTheBeard. \n Another case of this being a good use of the trope is when a character is clearly not acting like they normally are due to trauma or insanity.


->''"Say you've written down every plot arc from [[Main/SexAndTheCity the series.]] It was all tied down rather nicely. And here's what the movie does to that. *crumbles paper*"''
-->-- '''''WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob''''', ''Film/SexAndTheCity''

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->''"Say you've written down every plot arc from [[Main/SexAndTheCity the series.]] It was all tied down rather nicely. And here's what the movie does to that. *crumbles paper*"''
->''“Pardon me, but do you mind if we assassinate your character just a little bit?”''
-->-- '''''WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob''''', ''Film/SexAndTheCity''
'''''Website/TheAgonyBooth''''', ''Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry''


[[caption-width-right:189:This engine [[VisualPun derailed]] in a whole new way. [[note]]Top: 2000, Bottom: 2005. No official HeelFaceTurn took place.[[/note]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:189:This engine [[VisualPun derailed]] in a whole new way. [[note]]Top: 2000, [[WesternAnimation/ThomasAndTheMagicRailroad 2000]], Bottom: 2005.[[WesternAnimation/CallingAllEngines 2005]]. No official HeelFaceTurn took place.[[/note]]]]


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->''“Pardon me, but do you mind if we assassinate your character just a little bit?”''
-->-- '''''Website/TheAgonyBooth''''', ''Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry''

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->''“Pardon me, but do you mind if we assassinate your character just a little bit?”''
->''"Say you've written down every plot arc from [[Main/SexAndTheCity the series.]] It was all tied down rather nicely. And here's what the movie does to that. *crumbles paper*"''
-->-- '''''Website/TheAgonyBooth''''', ''Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry''
'''''WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob''''', ''Film/SexAndTheCity''


[[noreallife]]'''Administrivia/NoRealLifeExamplesPlease''' Though how the trope can be applied to {{real life}} is anyone's guess... (Maybe the StarDerailingRole?)

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[[noreallife]]'''Administrivia/NoRealLifeExamplesPlease''' Though how the trope it can be applied to {{real life}} is anyone's guess... (Maybe the StarDerailingRole?)guess...


[[noreallife]]'''Administrivia/NoRealLifeExamplesPlease''' Though how the trope can be applied to real life is anyone's guess...

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[[noreallife]]'''Administrivia/NoRealLifeExamplesPlease''' Though how the trope can be applied to real life {{real life}} is anyone's guess...guess... (Maybe the StarDerailingRole?)

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* HeelFaceTurn (When poorly executed)

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