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* '''Invoked''': Bob's parents tell him he needs to protect Alice.

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* '''Invoked''': Bob's parents tell him he needs to protect Alice.Alice because he's the elder sibling.



* '''Deconstructed''':
** [[KnightTemplarBigBrother Bob is so violently and obsessively protective of Alice that it's more horrifying than endearing]].
** Alice relies so much on Bob's protection that she can't fend for herself, which leads to problems when the two are separated.

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* '''Deconstructed''':
** [[KnightTemplarBigBrother Bob is so violently and obsessively protective of Alice that it's more horrifying than endearing]].
**
'''Deconstructed''': Alice relies so much on Bob's protection that she can't fend for herself, which leads to problems when the two are separated.



* '''Played For Drama''': [[KnightTemplarBigBrother Bob is so violently and obsessively protective of Alice that it's more horrifying than endearing]].
* '''Played For Laughs''': Alice must stage complex and comedic hijinks in order to prevent Bob from spying on her dates or getting in the way of her contact sports. Thus leading to the ParanoiaGambit and IKnowYouKnowIKnow.



%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
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* '''Inverted''':
** Alice protects Bob from anything that might harm him.
** [[BigBrotherBully Bob is the one who torments Alice]].

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* '''Inverted''':
**
'''Inverted''': [[BigBrotherBully Bob is the one who torments Alice]].
* '''Gender Inverted''':
Alice protects Bob from anything that might harm him.
** [[BigBrotherBully Bob is the one who torments Alice]].
him.



* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???
Bob's parents tell him he needs to protect Alice.
* '''Exploited''': ???Alice pulls a WoundedGazelleGambit, knowing Bob will rush to protect her.


* '''Reconstructed''': Bob teaches Alice how to protect herself, just in case something happens to him.



%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???


* '''Straight''': Bob defends Charlie against everyone that tries to harm him.
* '''Exaggerated''': Bob defends Charlie from anything that could even conceivably harm him.

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* '''Straight''': Bob defends Charlie Alice against everyone that tries to harm him.
her.
* '''Exaggerated''': Bob defends Charlie Alice from anything that could even conceivably harm him.her.



** Bob defends Charlie from a number of things, but lets him deal with others on his own.
** Bob will defend Charlie from bullies who beat him up, but if the bullies are just ''saying'' they will, he lets Charlie handle it himself.
* '''Justified''': Bob and Charlie [[ParentalAbandonment are the only survivors]] of their family, and Bob wants nothing bad happening to his only living relative.

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** Bob defends Charlie Alice from a number of things, but lets him her deal with others on his her own.
** Bob will defend Charlie Alice from bullies who beat him her up, but if the bullies are just ''saying'' they will, he she lets Charlie Alice handle it himself.
herself.
* '''Justified''': Bob and Charlie Alice [[ParentalAbandonment are the only survivors]] of their family, and Bob wants nothing bad happening to his only living relative.



** Charlie protects Bob from anything that might harm him.
** [[BigBrotherBully Bob is the one who torments Charlie.]]
* '''Subverted''': Bob sees someone bullying Charlie and comes running over, yelling, "Hey!...Good job on that football play last week!"
* '''Double Subverted''': But it turns out he didn't see what the other person was doing, and when he finds out, he yells at him for tormenting Charlie.
* '''Parodied''': Bob yells, "I won't let you hurt Charlie!"...at a banana. After all, bananas mean {{Banana Peel}}s.
* '''Zig Zagged''': [[HypocriticalHeartwarming The only person Bob allows to bully Charlie is Bob himself.]]

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** Charlie Alice protects Bob from anything that might harm him.
** [[BigBrotherBully Bob is the one who torments Charlie.]]
Alice]].
* '''Subverted''': Bob sees someone bullying Charlie Alice and comes running over, yelling, "Hey!..."Hey!... Good job on that football play last week!"
* '''Double Subverted''': But it turns out he didn't see what the other person was doing, and when he finds out, he yells at him them for tormenting Charlie.
Alice.
* '''Parodied''': Bob yells, "I won't let you hurt Charlie!"...Alice!"...at a banana. After all, bananas mean {{Banana Peel}}s.
* '''Zig Zagged''': [[HypocriticalHeartwarming The only person Bob allows to bully Charlie Alice is Bob himself.]]himself]].



* '''Lampshaded''': "You shouldn't touch Charlie with Bob around...you know what happened to that GiantSpider last week."

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* '''Lampshaded''': "You shouldn't touch Charlie Alice with Bob around...around... you know what happened to that GiantSpider last week."



* '''Defied''': While Bob wants Charlie to be safe, he knows that he can't protect him forever, and thus teaches Charlie self-defense.

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* '''Defied''': While Bob wants Charlie Alice to be safe, he knows that he can't protect him her forever, and thus teaches Charlie Alice self-defense.



** [[KnightTemplarBigBrother Bob is so violently and obsessively protective of Charlie that it's more horrifying than endearing]].
** Charlie relies so much on Bob's protection that he can't fend for himself, which leads to problems when the two are separated.

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** [[KnightTemplarBigBrother Bob is so violently and obsessively protective of Charlie Alice that it's more horrifying than endearing]].
** Charlie Alice relies so much on Bob's protection that he she can't fend for himself, herself, which leads to problems when the two are separated.



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* '''Downplayed''': Bob defends Charlie from a number of things, but lets him deal with others on his own.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Bob defends Charlie from a number of things, but lets him deal with others on his own.own.
** Bob will defend Charlie from bullies who beat him up, but if the bullies are just ''saying'' they will, he lets Charlie handle it himself.


** [[BigBrotherBully Bob bullies Charlie.]]

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** [[BigBrotherBully Bob bullies is the one who torments Charlie.]]



* '''Deconstructed''':
** [[KnightTemplarBigBrother Bob is so violently and obsessively protective of Charlie that it's more horrifying than endearing]].
** Charlie relies so much on Bob's protection that he can't fend for himself, which leads to problems when the two are separated.



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* '''Justified''': ???

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* '''Justified''': ???Bob and Charlie [[ParentalAbandonment are the only survivors]] of their family, and Bob wants nothing bad happening to his only living relative.



* '''Defied''': ???

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* '''Defied''': ???While Bob wants Charlie to be safe, he knows that he can't protect him forever, and thus teaches Charlie self-defense.


* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???[[HypocriticalHeartwarming The only person Bob allows to bully Charlie is Bob himself.]]


* '''Justified''':

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* '''Justified''': ???



* '''ZigZagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': Bob has no one smaller whom he protects.

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* '''ZigZagged''': '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': Bob has no one smaller whom he protects.



* '''Invoked''':
* '''Exploited''':

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* '''Invoked''':
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* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???



* '''Conversed''': "How many real-life people do you know who have the same protective instinct that big brothers do in movies?"

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* '''Conversed''': "How many real-life people do you know who have the same protective instinct that big brothers do in movies?"movies?"
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'''Basic Trope''': A bigger person (of either gender) protects a smaller person (of either gender) in a sibling-like way.
* '''Straight''': Bob defends Charlie against everyone that tries to harm him.
* '''Exaggerated''': Bob defends Charlie from anything that could even conceivably harm him.
* '''Downplayed''': Bob defends Charlie from a number of things, but lets him deal with others on his own.
* '''Justified''':
* '''Inverted''':
** Charlie protects Bob from anything that might harm him.
** [[BigBrotherBully Bob bullies Charlie.]]
* '''Subverted''': Bob sees someone bullying Charlie and comes running over, yelling, "Hey!...Good job on that football play last week!"
* '''Double Subverted''': But it turns out he didn't see what the other person was doing, and when he finds out, he yells at him for tormenting Charlie.
* '''Parodied''': Bob yells, "I won't let you hurt Charlie!"...at a banana. After all, bananas mean {{Banana Peel}}s.
* '''ZigZagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': Bob has no one smaller whom he protects.
* '''Enforced''': The executives want to draw in a younger audience.
* '''Lampshaded''': "You shouldn't touch Charlie with Bob around...you know what happened to that GiantSpider last week."
* '''Invoked''':
* '''Exploited''':
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': "How many real-life people do you know who have the same protective instinct that big brothers do in movies?"

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