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* GottaCatchEmAll: In 3D platformers, the Collect-a-Thon format completely fell out of favor in the early 2000s due to how over saturated and cliche it became (and games like ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong64'' going way overboard with the collecting aspect, [[GenreKiller turning people off the already tired trend as a result]]). It often got overused in lazily designed platformer games, particularly licensed ones, helping send the trend to an early grave. Even the Mario games, which kicked off the trend in the first place with ''VideoGame/SuperMario64'', moved on to more standard platforming as of ''VideoGame/SuperMario3DWorld''. This tope however [[PopularityPolynomial seems to be heading in the opposite direction]] in recent years as nostalgia for these kinds of games have been on the rise, as games like ''VideoGame/SuperMarioOdyssey'' and ''VideoGame/AHatInTime'' have been released to critical praise, while [[VideoGame/CrashBandicootNSaneTrilogy Crash Bandicoot]] and [[VideoGame/SpyroReignitedTrilogy Spyro the Dragon]] have both gotten trilogy remakes that have also been warmly received. However, it should be noted that these kinds of platformers also tend to focus more on movement options than the collectables themselves. ''VideoGame/YookaLaylee'' attempted to be a [[GenreThrowback more deliberate throwback to those kind of games with a greater focus on collectables than anything else,]] with [[BrokenBase middling results]].

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* GottaCatchEmAll: In 3D platformers, the Collect-a-Thon format completely fell out of favor in the early 2000s due to how over saturated and cliche it became (and games like ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong64'' going way overboard with the collecting aspect, [[GenreKiller turning people off the already tired trend as a result]]). It often got overused in lazily designed platformer games, particularly licensed ones, helping send the trend to an early grave. Even the Mario games, which kicked off the trend in the first place with ''VideoGame/SuperMario64'', moved on to more standard platforming as of ''VideoGame/SuperMario3DWorld''. This tope trope however [[PopularityPolynomial seems to be heading in the opposite direction]] in recent years as nostalgia for these kinds of games have been on the rise, as games like ''VideoGame/SuperMarioOdyssey'' and ''VideoGame/AHatInTime'' have been released to critical praise, while [[VideoGame/CrashBandicootNSaneTrilogy Crash Bandicoot]] and [[VideoGame/SpyroReignitedTrilogy Spyro the Dragon]] have both gotten trilogy remakes that have also been warmly received. However, it should be noted that these kinds of platformers also tend to focus more on movement options than the collectables themselves. ''VideoGame/YookaLaylee'' attempted to be a [[GenreThrowback more deliberate throwback to those kind of games with a greater focus on collectables than anything else,]] with [[BrokenBase middling results]].

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* DoggedNiceGuy: More likely to be shown as being ''at best'' someone who WantsAPrizeForBasicDecency and at worst a StalkerWithACrush than as being genuinely nice or worthy of a relationship with their crush.


* HalloweenEpisode: At least the variants involving trick-or-treating. Many communities no longer ''have'' trick-or-treating in the first place (replacing it with "trunk-or-treat" events held in the parking lots of churches, fire and police stations, or other community events such as at libraries), due to (largely unfounded) concerns about malicious adults poisoning the kids and just a general mistrust of strangers. Where it ''does'' persist, it's often during a small window of time before the sun even goes down, and might only be restricted to very young children. For ''extra'' discredited points, anything that not only involves trick-or-treaters, but actually involves them being invited into the home of a neighbor, or given unwrapped treats such as homemade brownies or cookies, candy or caramel apples, popcorn balls, donuts and cider, etc. That practice went the way of the dodo back in TheEighties.

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* JiggleShow: In the modern age of high-speed internet and premium cable, anybody with an internet connection can discretely watch or download pornography, and plenty of premium cable shows feature explicit sex and nudity. While plenty of modern shows are BestKnownForTheFanservice, nobody would seriously make a whole network TV show just to let viewers ogle scantily clad actors, and few viewers would voluntarily watch a whole half-hour of TV just for a few moments of PG-rated {{Fanservice}}.

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* HalloweenEpisode: At least the variants involving trick-or-treating. Many communities no longer ''have'' trick-or-treating in the first place (replacing it with "trunk-or-treat" events held in the parking lots of churches, fire and police stations, or other community events such as at libraries), due to (largely unfounded) concerns about malicious adults poisoning the kids and just a general mistrust of strangers. Where it ''does'' persist, it's often during a small window of time before the sun even goes down, and might only be restricted to very young children. For ''extra'' discredited points, anything that not only involves trick-or-treaters, but actually involves them being invited into the home of a neighbor, or given unwrapped treats such as homemade brownies or cookies, candy or caramel apples, popcorn balls, donuts and cider, etc. That practice went the way of the dodo back in TheEighties.

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* FreeRangeChildren: Kids and teens today are much more closely supervised than the kids and teens of a generation or two ago, for better or for worse. In some jurisdictions, they aren't even allowed to legally be in their own backyards (with the parent/guardian peeking at them from the kitchen window every now and then) without that parent/guardian being charged with neglect or child abandonment!


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* TeensLoveShopping: As more and more shopping malls (or the stores within them) give way to online shopping, fewer teens are going to the mall anymore. Also, teens and tweens today are ''much'' more closely supervised than the teens and tweens of a generation or two ago, so they might not have a chance to go walking around the mall and getting into wacky hijinks anyway.


* AnvilOnHead: A once ubiquitious cartoon gag popularized by late 40's and 50's slapstick cartoons (primarily the ''Road Runner'' shorts), it became so overused in cartoons imitating ''Looney Tunes'' style comedy that it evolved into a cliché shorthand for cartoon violence as opposed to an exaggerated gag prop that could be effective when used in the right hands. Even as early as the 90's, it was considered a trite cliché to use in cartoons, and when used today, it is ''never'' used straight, but used strictly in the context of parody and homages to the films that kicked off the cliche in the first place.

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* AnvilOnHead: A once ubiquitious ubiquitous cartoon gag popularized by late 40's and 50's slapstick cartoons (primarily the ''Road Runner'' shorts), it became so overused in cartoons imitating ''Looney Tunes'' style comedy that it evolved into a cliché shorthand for cartoon violence as opposed to an exaggerated gag prop that could be effective when used in the right hands. Even as early as the 90's, it was considered a trite cliché to use in cartoons, and when used today, it is ''never'' used straight, but used strictly in the context of parody and homages to the films that kicked off the cliche in the first place.



* {{Bowdlerise}}: The ability to release the uncensored version of almost anything via the internet/via DVD deleted scenes/via other means has made serious attempts to do this (outside of children's media and very religious/conservative locales) almost laughable, as everyone who wants to can easily find the "real" version. Ironically, now it's most commonly used for its original purpose; making "all ages" edits of content that can be made publicly-available or shown on a theater screen or [=YouTube=], while anyone who wants the real thing can just go online.

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* {{Bowdlerise}}: The ability to release the uncensored version of almost anything via the internet/via DVD deleted scenes/via other means has made serious attempts to do this (outside of children's media and very religious/conservative locales) almost laughable, as everyone who wants to can easily find the "real" version. Ironically, now it's most commonly used for its original purpose; making "all ages" edits of content that can be made publicly-available publicly available or shown on a theater screen or [=YouTube=], while anyone who wants the real thing can just go online.



* BracesOfOrthodonticOverkill: Due to the rather blatant character attributes the headgear usually implies and orthodontic technology having improved significantly since the nineties, this is now more or less dead - possibly also due to the fact that so many kids spend at least some of their adolescence wearing some kind of brace these days. It's rare to see such headgear now except for the sake of a one-off gag.

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* BracesOfOrthodonticOverkill: Due to the rather blatant character attributes the headgear usually implies and orthodontic technology having improved significantly since the nineties, this is now more or less dead - -- possibly also due to the fact that so many kids spend at least some of their adolescence wearing some kind of brace these days. It's rare to see such headgear now except for the sake of a one-off gag.



* CatholicSchoolGirlsRule: On its way to being this as it now seen as part of the "once common but no longer generally required" subtrope of HollywoodDressCode, since many real Catholic schools have changed their uniforms to unisex khakis and polo shirts, especially as more schools realize that what looks pure and innocent on a 9-year-old takes on a different context (whether intentional or not is irrelevant) when worn by a 17-year-old after the "summer growth spurt".

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* CatholicSchoolGirlsRule: On its way to being this as it it's now seen as part of the "once common but no longer generally required" subtrope of HollywoodDressCode, since many real Catholic schools have changed their uniforms to unisex khakis and polo shirts, especially as more schools realize that what looks pure and innocent on a 9-year-old takes on a different context (whether intentional or not is irrelevant) when worn by a 17-year-old after the "summer growth spurt".



* GirlsHaveCooties: Unless you are aiming at a ''VERY'' young audience, using this trope will make you a laughing-stock, and even when shown is generally to teach a moral about how is not true at all.

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* GirlsHaveCooties: Unless you are aiming at a ''VERY'' young audience, using this trope will make you a laughing-stock, and even when shown is shown, it's generally to teach a moral about how is it's not true at all.



* ICanExplain: The line is rarely played straight nowadays. And considered the number of times its been parodied/subverted, it's well on its way to be a DeadHorseTrope. As such, a common subversion is for the character in question to deliver this line... then resignedly admit that no, actually they can't explain it.

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* ICanExplain: The line is rarely played straight nowadays. And considered the number of times its it's been parodied/subverted, it's well on its way to be a DeadHorseTrope. As such, a common subversion is for the character in question to deliver this line... then resignedly admit that no, actually they can't explain it.



* InheritanceMurder: Now becoming this; its rare to find a murder mystery where the inheritor actually turns out to be the murderer, although it's very common nowadays to find it at least [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] with the inheritor being a prime suspect who turns out to be innocent.

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* InheritanceMurder: Now becoming this; its it's rare to find a murder mystery where the inheritor actually turns out to be the murderer, although it's very common nowadays to find it at least [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] subverted]] with the inheritor being a prime suspect who turns out to be innocent.



* LittleDidIKnow: Since it's basically a way to invoke foreshadowing without any actual foreshadowing, its become discredited.

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* LittleDidIKnow: Since it's basically a way to invoke foreshadowing without any actual foreshadowing, its it's become discredited.



* LukeIAmYourFather: While the trope itself is [[UndeadHorseTrope still alive and kicking despite the parodies]], any permutation of the actual line ("No. ''I'' am your father.") is impossible to take seriously now due to [[ItWasHisSled how well known the twist is now]], even for newcomers of Star Wars--that the scene now draws [[https://youtu.be/jYjUgeIRvYQ applauses from the audience]] instead of shock isn't helping. Even in comedy, its now considered a bottom-of-the-barrel joke to reference it. it. [[NeverHeardThatOneBefore This can be magnified a hundredfold if the reader's name happens to be "Luke".]]

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* LukeIAmYourFather: While the trope itself is [[UndeadHorseTrope still alive and kicking despite the parodies]], any permutation of the actual line ("No. ''I'' am your father.") is impossible to take seriously now due to [[ItWasHisSled how well known the twist is now]], even for newcomers of Star Wars--that the scene now draws [[https://youtu.be/jYjUgeIRvYQ applauses from the audience]] instead of shock isn't helping. Even in comedy, its it's now considered a bottom-of-the-barrel joke to reference it. it. [[NeverHeardThatOneBefore This can be magnified a hundredfold if the reader's name happens to be "Luke".]]



* MadScientist: Not as a whole, but the classic beaker/Jacob's Ladder/operating table configuration of the archetype is never played straight in contemporary works. Its usually used for camp and humor instead.
* MamasBabyPapasMaybe: A trope limited to historical settings nowadays, as DaddyDNATest [[TropeBreaker has rendered it irrelvant]]. (Unless the potential father is one of a pair of identical twins or clones, or testing is impossible for some reason.)

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* MadScientist: Not as a whole, but the classic beaker/Jacob's Ladder/operating table configuration of the archetype is never played straight in contemporary works. Its It's usually used for camp and humor instead.
* MamasBabyPapasMaybe: A trope limited to historical settings nowadays, as DaddyDNATest [[TropeBreaker has rendered it irrelvant]].irrelevant]]. (Unless the potential father is one of a pair of identical twins or clones, or testing is impossible for some reason.)



* MovieSuperheroesWearBlack: The highly-successful Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse showed the world that brightly colored spandex superhero costumes ''can'' work on film, as long as they're sufficiently redesigned to maximize practicality and visual appeal. Even the later films in the ''Film/XMenFilmSeries'' (one of the main {{Trope Codifier}}s) deemphasized it, possibly thanks to the Marvel Cinematic Universe's influence; ''Film/XMenFirstClass'', for example, has the first X-Men wearing bright yellow, ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast'' has Magneto wearing red, and ''Film/XMenApocalypse'' has Psylocke wearing her classic purple costume.
* MsRedInk: These days, women are likely to know at least the bare minimum of personal finance, and many have their own money to spend instead of relying on a husband or boyfriend.

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* MovieSuperheroesWearBlack: The highly-successful Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse showed the world that brightly colored spandex superhero costumes ''can'' work on film, as long as they're sufficiently redesigned to maximize practicality and visual appeal. Even the later films in the ''Film/XMenFilmSeries'' (one of the main {{Trope Codifier}}s) deemphasized de-emphasized it, possibly thanks to the Marvel Cinematic Universe's influence; ''Film/XMenFirstClass'', for example, has the first X-Men wearing bright yellow, ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast'' has Magneto wearing red, and ''Film/XMenApocalypse'' has Psylocke wearing her classic purple costume.
* MsRedInk: These days, women are likely to know at least the bare minimum of about personal finance, and many have their own money to spend instead of relying on a husband or boyfriend.



* NeverSayDie: As news coverage of events become commonplace and violent deaths become more common. Fewer children and teen shows on TV have shied away from the themes of deaths that isn't a VerySpecialEpisode, especially as educational facilities have sadly become recurrent targets of terrorist incidents in the U.S.

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* NeverSayDie: As news coverage of events become becomes commonplace and violent deaths become more common. Fewer children and teen shows on TV have shied away from the themes of deaths death that isn't a VerySpecialEpisode, especially as educational facilities have sadly become recurrent targets of terrorist incidents in the U.S.



* OralFixation: Oral fixation being used as shorthand for a particularly childish or immature character. This is yet another of Freud's ideas that has since been discredited by modern psychologists, although it was a very well known and widely accepted in its day. It also qualifies as a ForgottenTrope.

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* OralFixation: Oral fixation being used as shorthand for a particularly childish or immature character. This is yet another of Freud's ideas that has since been discredited by modern psychologists, although it was a very well known and widely accepted in its day. It also qualifies as a ForgottenTrope.



* PrincessClassic: The trope is still used, but its very rarely used in its straight form or used seriously outside of childrens' works.

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* PrincessClassic: The trope is still used, but its it's very rarely used in its straight form or used seriously outside of childrens' children's works.



* RatedMForManly: Generally seen as too cheesy, stereotypical, and over-the-top to take seriously anymore. If you see it now, it'll be done as a subversion (the manly characters turning out to actually be [[FakeUltimateHero cowards, wimps or liars]]) or a AffectionateParody (taking the manliness UpToEleven and [[TestosteronePoisoning making it as silly as possible]]). Not ''entirely'' discredited though, as some people would still prefer stereotypically masculine and tough guys because they think it's funny, or because they genuinely preferred them over the more reserved, "weak" men.

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* RatedMForManly: Generally seen as too cheesy, stereotypical, and over-the-top to take seriously anymore. If you see it now, it'll be done as a subversion (the manly characters turning out to actually be [[FakeUltimateHero cowards, wimps or liars]]) or a an AffectionateParody (taking the manliness UpToEleven and [[TestosteronePoisoning making it as silly as possible]]). Not ''entirely'' discredited though, as some people would still prefer stereotypically masculine and tough guys because they think it's funny, or because they genuinely preferred them over the more reserved, "weak" men.



* {{Rotoscoping}}: Derided as a lazy, poor substitute for actual animation by both animators and critics (thanks in part to [[UncannyValley another trope it inevitably invokes]]), it is almost never used in modern hand-drawn animation, let alone without irony. Its more modern equivalent, MotionCapture, is still used in CGI, but often to equal derision and now rarely seen outside of live-action films.

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* {{Rotoscoping}}: Derided as a lazy, poor substitute for actual animation by both animators and critics (thanks in part to [[UncannyValley another trope it inevitably invokes]]), it is almost never used in modern hand-drawn animation, let alone without irony. Its more modern equivalent, MotionCapture, is still used in CGI, but often to equal derision and is now rarely seen outside of live-action films.



* ShoeShineMister: On its way to being discredited in first world countries. While shoe-shine stands still exist today, they're not that ubiquitous anymore (not to mention that the ones shining the shoes are adults) and very rarely appear in contemporary media, usually being relegated to period piece works at best.
* SimSimSalabim: Becoming one these days, at least in Europe and North America, where a notable percentage of the India population can and will call works set in India out on any inaccuracies.

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* ShoeShineMister: On its way to being discredited in first world countries. While shoe-shine stands still exist today, they're not that ubiquitous anymore (not to mention that the ones people shining the shoes are adults) and very rarely appear in contemporary media, usually being relegated to period piece works at best.
* SimSimSalabim: Becoming one these days, at least in Europe and North America, where a notable percentage of the India Indian population can and will call works set in India out on any inaccuracies.



* {{Tontine}}: These have been banned by international law because it incentivizes the deaths of its participants.

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* {{Tontine}}: These have been banned by international law because it incentivizes they incentivize the deaths of its their participants.



* VampiresHateGarlic: Considered a dated, cliche vampire weakness. When it pops up today, its either subverted (in newer works, vampires often demonstrate, contrary to superstition, that they can eat garlic for lunch) or played for laughs (in certain works, a nod is made to the tradition by making one certain vampire allergic to garlic).

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* VampiresHateGarlic: Considered a dated, cliche vampire weakness. When it pops up today, its it's either subverted (in newer works, vampires often demonstrate, contrary to superstition, that they can eat garlic for lunch) or played for laughs (in certain works, a nod is made to the tradition by making one certain vampire allergic to garlic).



* WhatAreRecords: Most kids are not as clueless about old technology as we think they are. It also helps that vinyl records have undergone a recent resurgence in popularity. And while this trope becomes less often used, [[TechnologicallyBlindElders its reverse tropes]] is becoming more and more popular. With vinyl's PopularityPolynomial and the rise of streaming, kids in the future will likely ask "What are [=CDs=]?" instead.

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* WhatAreRecords: Most kids are not as clueless about old technology as we think they are. It also helps that vinyl records have undergone a recent resurgence in popularity. And while this trope becomes less often used, [[TechnologicallyBlindElders its reverse tropes]] trope]] is becoming more and more popular. With vinyl's PopularityPolynomial and the rise of streaming, kids in the future will likely ask "What are [=CDs=]?" instead.


* SelfAbuse: A horribly-outdated idea based on old-wives' tales and religious beliefs that largely died out after the sexual revolution of TheSeventies. In fact, a lot of evidence [[ScienceMarchesOn nowadays]] flipped this trope on its head; masturbation can actually ''improve'' mental and physical health.

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* SelfAbuse: A horribly-outdated idea based on old-wives' tales and religious beliefs that largely died out after the sexual revolution of TheSeventies. In fact, a lot of evidence [[ScienceMarchesOn nowadays]] flipped this trope on its head; masturbation can actually ''improve'' mental and physical health.



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* DeadUnicornTrope, for tropes that people believe are clichés and are often parodied, but actually had little to no use in serious form, some may have even got discredited the moment they were created.


* ScreamerPrank: Screamers have received two major blows over the Internet's history. Initially, when flash movies and games were still the norm, there were no clear distinctions between screamers and legitimate pages, creating a minefield for fearful site goers; this meant less traffic for sites like [=FunnyJunk=] and [=WinterWorld=]. Later, with [[Website/YouTube the advent of video over flash files]], viewers were able to scroll to the end of the video to see if any suspicions were confirmed, removing all suspense and [[TropeBreaker defeating the purpose of screamers]]. [[EvolvingTrope They have since been replaced by]] [[BaitAndSwitch the trap video]], which puts the scare at the ''beginning'' of the video, and aims not to make individuals jump, but [[{{Troll}} to cause outrage or confusion within specific audiences]]. Furthermore, they've also been overshadowed by {{Rickroll}}s as the Internet's prank of choice.

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* ScreamerPrank: Screamers have received two major blows over the Internet's history. Initially, when flash movies and games were still the norm, there were no clear distinctions between screamers and legitimate pages, creating a minefield for fearful site goers; this meant less traffic for sites like [=FunnyJunk=] and [=WinterWorld=]. Later, with [[Website/YouTube the advent of video over flash files]], viewers were able to scroll to the end of the video to see if any suspicions were confirmed, removing all suspense and [[TropeBreaker defeating the purpose of screamers]]. [[EvolvingTrope They have since been replaced by]] [[BaitAndSwitch the trap video]], which puts the scare at the ''beginning'' of the video, and aims not to make individuals jump, but [[{{Troll}} to cause outrage or confusion within specific audiences]]. Furthermore, they've also been overshadowed by {{Rickroll}}s JustForFun/{{Rickroll}}s as the Internet's prank of choice.


* NaziHunter: Becoming this nowadays, as anyone who served in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII gets too long in the tooth to be anything other than a NaziGrandpa. And the generation that would have been old enough to be movers and shakers in the Nazi party would now be centenarians. Finally, the end of the UsefulNotes/ColdWar dramatically expanded the choice of stock villains. However, there are ''Neo-Nazi'' hunters in RealLife, who are dedicated to making life Hell for anyone they suspect of being a Neo-Nazi or sympathizer.

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* NaziHunter: Becoming this nowadays, as anyone who served in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII gets too long in the tooth to be anything other than a NaziGrandpa. And the generation that would have been old enough to be movers and shakers in the Nazi party would now be centenarians. Finally, the end of the UsefulNotes/ColdWar dramatically expanded the choice of stock villains. [[EvolvingTrope However, there are ''Neo-Nazi'' hunters are]] ''[[EvolvingTrope Neo-Nazi]]'' [[EvolvingTrope hunters]] in RealLife, who are dedicated to making life Hell for anyone they suspect of being a Neo-Nazi or sympathizer.


* KidSidekick: While very popular during the Golden and Silver Age of Comics, nowadays it's rarely used because kid sidekicks tend to become both TheScrappy and TheLoad. There's also the desire nowadays to avoid [[UnfortunateImplications the implied moral]] [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop that it's all right to put kids in mortal danger]]. In grandfathered cases like {{ComicBook/Robin}} or ComicBook/BuckyBarnes, the trope is either justified by having the kid putting themselves on the streets and the older hero is their mentor/guardian keeping them from getting badly hurt, or deconstructed by having the kid be a ruthless ChildSoldier completely unlike the flashy TagalongKid expected. ''Spider-Man'''s debut in the '60s began to spell the end for the trope being played straight, as it popularized the concept of the kid being the main superhero themselves. A number of former sidekicks like [[Franchise/TheFlash Wally West]] and Bucky Barnes have since become adults and taken the title of their former mentor.

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* KidSidekick: While very popular during the Golden and Silver Age of Comics, nowadays it's rarely used because kid sidekicks tend to become both TheScrappy and TheLoad. There's also the desire nowadays to avoid [[UnfortunateImplications the implied moral]] [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop that it's all right to put kids in mortal danger]]. In grandfathered cases like {{ComicBook/Robin}} or ComicBook/BuckyBarnes, the trope is either justified by having the kid putting themselves on the streets and the older hero is their mentor/guardian keeping them from getting badly hurt, or deconstructed by having the kid be a ruthless ChildSoldier {{Child Soldier|s}} completely unlike the flashy TagalongKid expected. ''Spider-Man'''s debut in the '60s began to spell the end for the trope being played straight, as it popularized the concept of the kid being the main superhero themselves. A number of former sidekicks like [[Franchise/TheFlash Wally West]] and Bucky Barnes have since become adults and taken the title of their former mentor.


* SaturdayMorningCartoon: Was already on a steady downfall thanks to the creations of dedicated networks like ''Creator/CartoonNetwork'', but the practice of running brand-new episodes of cartoons on weekday prime-time and the rise of video-on-demand systems like ''Creator/{{Netflix}}'' ended up putting the final nail in the coffin for this format.

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* SaturdayMorningCartoon: Was already on a steady downfall thanks to the creations of dedicated networks like ''Creator/CartoonNetwork'', Creator/CartoonNetwork, but the practice of running brand-new episodes of cartoons on weekday prime-time and the rise of video-on-demand systems like ''Creator/{{Netflix}}'' Creator/{{Netflix}} ended up putting the final nail in the coffin for this format.


# This is not bad writing because the writing itself is bad, but because the writer doesn't know its audience. After all, [[TropesAreTools Tropes Are Not Bad]].

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# This is not bad writing because the writing itself is bad, but because the writer doesn't know its audience. After all, [[TropesAreTools Tropes Are Not Bad]].TropesAreTools.



* MilkingTheGiantCow: An artifact of stage acting ([[TropesAreNotBad with the intent that granny in the back-row could see what was going on]]), now seen as incredibly unrealistic and generally deprecated amongst modern actors.

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* MilkingTheGiantCow: An artifact of stage acting ([[TropesAreNotBad ([[TropesAreTools with the intent that granny in the back-row could see what was going on]]), now seen as incredibly unrealistic and generally deprecated amongst modern actors.

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