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*''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'': Charlie deliberately [[InvokedTrope chooses]] to be this, dubbing himself the "wild card" of the gang and often doing things that make ''no sense'' (and that actively sabotage whatever the gang is trying to do) just for the sake of being the wild card. It's gotten to the point that the others have gone into a plan already [[CrazyPrepared expecting and preparing]] for Charlie to have cut the brakes of the car they're all in.


* [[ByronicHero Anders]] of ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'', due to being a [[DemonicPossession demonically possessed]] WellIntentionedExtremist.

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* [[ByronicHero Anders]] of ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'', due to being a [[DemonicPossession demonically possessed]] WellIntentionedExtremist.WellIntentionedExtremist [[spoiler:or rather, a spirit of justice that got corrupted into vengeance by Anders's hatred toward the Templars]].


Contrast with TokenEvilTeammate. Could also overlap with AHouseDivided and ZombieInfectee.

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Compare PsychoForHire, who was already psychotic before joining the team. Contrast with TokenEvilTeammate. Could also overlap with AHouseDivided and ZombieInfectee.


* ''Film/KingOfThieves'': Terry Jenkins is an old school London criminal with a hair trigger temper, who--at the drop of a hat--will decide someone is slighting him or trying to cheat. His acts include [[ChairmanOfTheBrawl smashing a chair in the floor]] and using it to threaten Basil out of his share of the loot, and dousing Carl in petrol and threatening to set him alight if he talks or makes any claim on the proceeds.

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* ''Film/KingOfThieves'': Terry Jenkins Perkins is an old school London criminal with a hair trigger temper, who--at the drop of a hat--will decide someone is slighting him or trying to cheat.cheat him. His acts include [[ChairmanOfTheBrawl smashing a chair in the floor]] and using it to threaten Basil out of his share of the loot, and dousing Carl in petrol and threatening to set him alight if he talks or makes any claim on the proceeds.


* ''Film/KingOfThieves'': Terry Jenkins is an old school London criminal with a hair trigger temper, who--at the drop of a hat--will decide someone is slighting him or trying to cheat. His acts include [[ChairmanOfTheBrawl smashing a chair in the floor]] and using to threaten Basil out of his share of the loot, and dousing Carl in petrol and threatening to set him alight if he talks or makes any claim on the proceeds.

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* ''Film/KingOfThieves'': Terry Jenkins is an old school London criminal with a hair trigger temper, who--at the drop of a hat--will decide someone is slighting him or trying to cheat. His acts include [[ChairmanOfTheBrawl smashing a chair in the floor]] and using it to threaten Basil out of his share of the loot, and dousing Carl in petrol and threatening to set him alight if he talks or makes any claim on the proceeds.


* The ComicBook/IncredibleHulk in ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'', at least during the first two acts. He's a smash-happy beast [[spoiler:and an important part of Loki's plan is to manipulate the emotions of the Avengers and set off Banner's UnstoppableRage in a place where nobody can run away from him (the Helicarrier).]]
* The 2014 movie ''Film/BlackSea'' has Fraser, who is mentioned from the get-go to be a "psychopath" and shortly after is said to have been coming in and out of jail for some time now; but he still is recruited for the recovery mission/heist at the bottom of the titular Russian ocean because [[BunnyEarsLawyer his capacity as a salvage diver makes him necessary ("he's half-fish")]]. The '''two times''' the crew's sub sinks and nearly kills everybody is because he loses his head and kills another member.



* Snyder from the film ''Film/DeepStarSix''. When a monster attacks various members of the crew, he's given the order to get the site ready for evacuation -so Snyder looks into the evac protocols under "site being threatened by enemy force" (whereas "threatened by forces of nature" was also a plausible choice) and follows them to the letter... without caring that these protocols include ''setting off the nukes that are within spitting distance of Deep Star Six'' and they hadn't left the place yet. When the massive underwater nuclear explosion inevitably damages the station, he insists on trying to leave the place even when everybody else tells him that leaving without decompressing would mean suicide... [[DirtyCoward and still he does, the very second that it looks like trying to face the monster will not work]]. [[ExplosiveDecompression No prizes]] [[ChunkySalsaRule for what happens to him next]]. Foreshadowed By the fact he was over worked and suffering from some form of cabin fever. But for whatever reason his superior wouldn't give him a break.



* Pinbacker from Danny Boyle's ''Film/{{Sunshine}}'', [[spoiler:who lost his marbles and killed his crew members]].

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* Pinbacker from Danny Boyle's ''Film/{{Sunshine}}'', [[spoiler:who lost his marbles and killed his crew members]].'
* ''Film/TheTakingOfPelhamOneTwoThree'': Mr. Grey is the most trigger-happy and violence-prone member of the group that has taken over the titular subway train, to the point that [[spoiler:the leader of the group, Ryder, has to blow him away when Grey utterly refuses to follow a step of the plan wherein they get rid of their guns to mix amongst the New York crowd as they escape, knowing that this will inevitably lead to a shootout.]] Grey is also mentioned in the original novel to have been a Mafia member, but he had been ''expelled from the Mafia'' because his constant acts of violence got in the way of their racketeering -- because knowing that Grey was going to brutalize them whether they paid or not, the people just decided to not pay anymore.



* Harlan Ogilvy from Spielberg's ''Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds''. The man wants to dig a tunnel from his middle-of-nowhere house towards the nearest city and start a campaign of guerrilla warfare against the aliens (which looks like a HopelessWar ''with a fully staffed and equipped army'', let alone Oglivy's 12-gauge) and when the aliens enter the house, he readies the gun and prepares to fight back, even when it would probably end up killing everybody ([[PapaWolf including Ray's daughter -and there is no way in hell that he will let him risk that]]).

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* A DefiedTrope on ''Film/TwilightsLastGleaming'': when it becomes apparent that Hoxey is one of these (killing a couple of guards while they are being MuggedForDisguise because, in his words, "I don't like officers" -bear in mind that he was asked not to do that), General Dell waits until they are within the silo's primary entrance to kill Hoxey. [[DidNotThinkThisThrough The problem for Dell then becomes]] that Hoxey was the only guy of the team that knew how to do SafeCracking, and so they need to improvise a way to get the combination from the silo's personnel/hostages so they can launch the missiles...
* Harlan Ogilvy from Spielberg's ''Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds''. The man wants to dig a tunnel from his middle-of-nowhere house towards the nearest city and start a campaign of guerrilla warfare against the aliens (which looks like a HopelessWar ''with a fully staffed and equipped army'', let alone Oglivy's 12-gauge) and when the aliens enter the house, he readies the gun and prepares to fight back, even when it would probably end up killing everybody ([[PapaWolf including Ray's daughter -and there is no way in hell that he will let him risk that]]).that]]).
* ''Film/TheWildBunch'': The opening heist has one member of the titular Bunch (appropiately called 'Crazy Lee') that stays behind during the getaway to keep a look over the hostages... and is unhinged enough to lick the neck of the sole woman of the group and force them to march around the office they are being held in before unloading his shotgun unto them. The rest of the Bunch not only do not do LeaveNoManBehind, but very much do not give a damn about him (and the fact that Thornton's posse killed him).



* The ComicBook/IncredibleHulk in ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'', at least during the first two acts. He's a smash-happy beast [[spoiler:and an important part of Loki's plan is to manipulate the emotions of the Avengers and set off Banner's UnstoppableRage in a place where nobody can run away from him (the Helicarrier).]]
* Snyder from the film ''Film/DeepStarSix''. When a monster attacks various members of the crew, he's given the order to get the site ready for evacuation -so Snyder looks into the evac protocols under "site being threatened by enemy force" (whereas "threatened by forces of nature" was also a plausible choice) and follows them to the letter... without caring that these protocols include ''setting off the nukes that are within spitting distance of Deep Star Six'' and they hadn't left the place yet. When the massive underwater nuclear explosion inevitably damages the station, he insists on trying to leave the place even when everybody else tells him that leaving without decompressing would mean suicide... [[DirtyCoward and still he does, the very second that it looks like trying to face the monster will not work]]. [[ExplosiveDecompression No prizes]] [[ChunkySalsaRule for what happens to him next]]. Foreshadowed By the fact he was over worked and suffering from some form of cabin fever. But for whatever reason his superior wouldn't give him a break.
* ''Film/TheTakingOfPelhamOneTwoThree'': Mr. Grey is the most trigger-happy and violence-prone member of the group that has taken over the titular subway train, to the point that [[spoiler:the leader of the group, Ryder, has to blow him away when Grey utterly refuses to follow a step of the plan wherein they get rid of their guns to mix amongst the New York crowd as they escape, knowing that this will inevitably lead to a shootout.]] Grey is also mentioned in the original novel to have been a Mafia member, but he had been ''expelled from the Mafia'' because his constant acts of violence got in the way of their racketeering -- because knowing that Grey was going to brutalize them whether they paid or not, the people just decided to not pay anymore.
* A DefiedTrope on ''Film/TwilightsLastGleaming'': when it becomes apparent that Hoxey is one of these (killing a couple of guards while they are being MuggedForDisguise because, in his words, "I don't like officers" -bear in mind that he was asked not to do that), General Dell waits until they are within the silo's primary entrance to kill Hoxey. [[DidNotThinkThisThrough The problem for Dell then becomes]] that Hoxey was the only guy of the team that knew how to do SafeCracking, and so they need to improvise a way to get the combination from the silo's personnel/hostages so they can launch the missiles...
* ''Film/TheWildBunch'': The opening heist has one member of the titular Bunch (appropiately called 'Crazy Lee') that stays behind during the getaway to keep a look over the hostages... and is unhinged enough to lick the neck of the sole woman of the group and force them to march around the office they are being held in before unloading his shotgun unto them. The rest of the Bunch not only do not do LeaveNoManBehind, but very much do not give a damn about him (and the fact that Thornton's posse killed him).
* The 2014 movie ''Black Sea'' has Fraser, who is mentioned from the get-go to be a "psychopath" and shortly after is said to have been coming in and out of jail for some time now; but he still is recruited for the recovery mission/heist at the bottom of the titular Russian ocean because [[BunnyEarsLawyer his capacity as a salvage diver makes him necessary ("he's half-fish")]]. The '''two times''' the crew's sub sinks and nearly kills everybody is because he loses his head and kills another member.

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* ''Film/KingOfThieves'': Terry Jenkins is an old school London criminal with a hair trigger temper, who--at the drop of a hat--will decide someone is slighting him or trying to cheat. His acts include [[ChairmanOfTheBrawl smashing a chair in the floor]] and using to threaten Basil out of his share of the loot, and dousing Carl in petrol and threatening to set him alight if he talks or makes any claim on the proceeds.

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* ''Film/TheTakingOfPelhamOneTwoThree'': Mr. Grey is the most trigger-happy and violence-prone member of the group that has taken over the titular subway train, to the point that [[spoiler:the leader of the group, Ryder, has to blow him away when Grey utterly refuses to follow a step of the plan wherein they get rid of their guns to mix amongst the New York crowd as they escape, knowing that this will inevitably lead to a shootout.]] Grey is also mentioned in the original novel to have been a Mafia member, but he had been ''expelled from the Mafia'' because his constant acts of violence got in the way of their racketeering -- because knowing that Grey was going to brutalize them whether they paid or not, the people just decided to not pay anymore.


* Snyder from the film ''Deep Star Six''. When a monster attacks various members of the crew, he's given the order to get the site ready for evacuation -so Snyder looks into the evac protocols under "site being threatened by enemy force" (whereas "threatened by forces of nature" was also a plausible choice) and follows them to the letter... without caring that these protocols include ''setting off the nukes that are within spitting distance of Deep Star Six'' and they hadn't left the place yet. When the massive underwater nuclear explosion inevitably damages the station, he insists on trying to leave the place even when everybody else tells him that leaving without decompressing would mean suicide... [[DirtyCoward and still he does, the very second that it looks like trying to face the monster will not work]]. [[ExplosiveDecompression No prizes]] [[ChunkySalsaRule for what happens to him next]]. Foreshadowed By the fact he was over worked and suffering from some form of cabin fever. But for whatever reason his superior wouldn't give him a break.

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* Snyder from the film ''Deep Star Six''.''Film/DeepStarSix''. When a monster attacks various members of the crew, he's given the order to get the site ready for evacuation -so Snyder looks into the evac protocols under "site being threatened by enemy force" (whereas "threatened by forces of nature" was also a plausible choice) and follows them to the letter... without caring that these protocols include ''setting off the nukes that are within spitting distance of Deep Star Six'' and they hadn't left the place yet. When the massive underwater nuclear explosion inevitably damages the station, he insists on trying to leave the place even when everybody else tells him that leaving without decompressing would mean suicide... [[DirtyCoward and still he does, the very second that it looks like trying to face the monster will not work]]. [[ExplosiveDecompression No prizes]] [[ChunkySalsaRule for what happens to him next]]. Foreshadowed By the fact he was over worked and suffering from some form of cabin fever. But for whatever reason his superior wouldn't give him a break.

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* ''Series/TheKillingPoint'': Mr. Rabbit, the most violent of the five hostage takers, is a ShellShockedVeteran who never really left Iraq. He's constantly suggesting to just execute the hostages, [[spoiler:and after he takes over from Mr. Wolf and starts lining them up, the Sergeant is forced to put him down.]]


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** Shane as well. Doesn't really helps that he was ''literally'' TheSociopath.



** Shane as well. Doesn't really helps that he was ''literally'' TheSociopath.

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* On ''Series/OrphanBlack'', [[spoiler:after joining Clone Club, Helena]] is decidedly ReformedButNotTamed.

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* The 2014 movie ''Black Sea'' has Fraser, who is mentioned from the get-go to be a "psychopath" and shortly after is said to have been coming in and out of jail for some time now; but he still is recruited for the recovery mission/heist at the bottom of the titular Russian ocean because [[BunnyEarsLawyer his capacity as a salvage diver makes him necessary ("he's half-fish")]]. The '''two times''' the crew's sub sinks and nearly kills everybody is because he loses his head and kills another member.


* Those who had '''One Bad Day''': These are seemingly normal people who for whatever reason becomes mentally and or emotionally unhinged and becomes a danger to the group. Before hand they were seemingly normal and sane.
* Those who are '''One Bad Apple''': These characters are probably loose cannons who goes over the moral line with their brutality and or hasty behavior. Usually overlaps with TokenEvilTeammate.

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* Those who had '''One Bad Day''': These are seemingly normal people who for whatever reason becomes mentally and or and/or emotionally unhinged and becomes a danger to the group. Before hand Beforehand, they were seemingly normal and sane.
* Those who are '''One Bad Apple''': These characters are probably loose cannons who goes go over the moral line with their brutality and or and/or hasty behavior. Usually overlaps with TokenEvilTeammate.



Contrast with TokenEvilTeammate, Could also overlap with AHouseDivided, and ZombieInfectee.

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Contrast with TokenEvilTeammate, TokenEvilTeammate. Could also overlap with AHouseDivided, AHouseDivided and ZombieInfectee.



* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamZZ'' has Elpeo Puru. Normally she's a [[GenkiGirl hyperactive young girl]] with a sisterly attachment to Judau, but sometimes her obsession with him can go a bit... far. [[spoiler:The worst case was when she tried to kill Leina, seeing her as a rival for Judau's brotherly affections. Judau manages to stop this and calm her down, and Puru is heartbroken over Leina's supposed death a short time later.]]

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* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamZZ'' has Elpeo Puru. Normally she's a [[GenkiGirl hyperactive young girl]] with a sisterly attachment to Judau, but sometimes her obsession obsession, with him can go a bit... far. [[spoiler:The worst case was when she tried to kill Leina, seeing her as a rival for Judau's brotherly affections. Judau manages to stop this and calm her down, and Puru is heartbroken over Leina's supposed death a short time later.]]



** Specifically [[spoiler: Ben brutally slaughters Billy, and before then he was seen killing a cat,]] and of course the group goes through the whole should we or shouldn't we kill him debate. Because MurderIsTheBestSolution. [[spoiler: Carl of course makes the decision for them while everyone was preoccupied.]]
** Michonne, and even Rick teeters on the brink of this sometimes, and possibly [[spoiler: Morgan and Carl.]]

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** Specifically [[spoiler: Ben Specifically, [[spoiler:Ben brutally slaughters Billy, and before then he was seen killing a cat,]] cat]], and of course the group goes through the whole should we or shouldn't we kill him debate. Because MurderIsTheBestSolution. [[spoiler: Carl [[spoiler:Carl, of course course, makes the decision for them while everyone was preoccupied.]]
** Michonne, and even Rick teeters on the brink of this sometimes, and possibly [[spoiler: Morgan [[spoiler:Morgan and Carl.]]Carl]].

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