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* WhatTheHellHero: Averted. Neither brother is called out for endangering ThePlan to retake the citadel.

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* WhatTheHellHero: Averted. Neither brother is called out for endangering ThePlan to retake the citadel.citadel.
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* WhatTheHellHero: Averted. Neither brother is called out for endangering ThePlan to retake the citadel.

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* WhatTheHellHero: Averted. Neither brother is called out for endangering ThePlan to retake the citadel.

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The 1985 cartoon is an adaption of an 1844 novella by Creator/AlexandreDumas, père first published in 1844. The story has been adapted many times on the stage and in film since 1898.


!!The Corsican Brothers provide examples of the following tropes
* AndNowYouMustMarryMe: Isabella thought Desotro was going to be her ''guardian''. He changed his mind once she was safely trapped in his citadel.

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The 1985 This 1989 cartoon by Creator/BurbankFilmsAustralia is an adaption of an 1844 novella by Creator/AlexandreDumas, père first published in 1844. The story has been adapted many times on the stage and in film since 1898.


!!The Corsican Brothers provide examples of the following tropes
* AndNowYouMustMarryMe: Isabella thought Desotro was going to be her ''guardian''. He changed his mind once she was safely trapped in his citadel.
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* AndNowYouMustMarryMe: Isabella thought Desotro was going to be her ''guardian''. He changed his mind once she was safely trapped in his citadel.


In the Citadel of Defranche twin brothers, Lucious and Lucien, are born to the count during a siege. A prophecy stated that when this occurred the House of Defranche would fall. The same prophecy stated that the twins would restore their family on their 18th birthday. Trusting to the prophecy, Count Defranche entrusts hiRs sons to his Captain of the Guard and his inventor and sends them in separate ships. The boys are given magic amulets to prove their identity when the time came.

Eighteen years later, the two brothers reunite on schedule. Captain Orlandi and inventor Bambino tell the boys of their true heritage and put the final stages of their operation into motion. Adding to their motivation is Countess Isabelle Gravini who Lucien rescued from a runaway coach. She was on her way to the home of her new guardian, unaware that this was a trick into to lure her to the citadel of the villain.

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In the Citadel of Defranche twin brothers, Lucious and Lucien, are born to the count during a siege. A prophecy stated that when this occurred the House of Defranche would fall. The same prophecy stated that the twins would restore their family on their 18th birthday. Trusting to the prophecy, Count Defranche entrusts hiRs his sons to his Captain of the Guard and his inventor and sends them in separate ships. The boys are given magic amulets to prove their identity when the time came.

Eighteen years later, the two brothers reunite on schedule. Captain Orlandi and inventor Bambino tell the boys of their true heritage and put the final stages of their operation into motion. Adding to their motivation is Countess Isabelle Gravini who Lucien rescued from a runaway coach. She was on her way to the home of her new guardian, unaware that this was a trick into to lure her to the citadel of the villain.


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* BigBad: Count Desotro, the man who took over the Defranche Citadel and killed the protagonists parents.

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* BigBad: Count Desotro, the man who took over the Defranche Citadel and killed the protagonists protagonists' parents.


In the Citadel of Defranche twin brothers, Lucious and Lucien, are born to the count during a siege. A prophecy stated that when this occured the House of Defranche would fall. The same prophecy stated that the twins would restore their family on their 18th birthday. Trusting to the prophecy, Count Defranche entrusts hiRs sons to his Captain of the Guard and his inventor and sends them in separate ships. The boys are given magic amulets to prove their identity when the time came.

Eighteen years later, the two brothers reunite on schedule. Captain Orlandi and inventor Benbimo tell the boys of their true heritage and put the final stages of their operation into motion. Adding to their motivation is Countess Isabelle Gravini who Lucien rescued from a runaway coach. She was on her way to the home of her new guardian, unaware that this was a trick into to lure her to the citadel of the villain.

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In the Citadel of Defranche twin brothers, Lucious and Lucien, are born to the count during a siege. A prophecy stated that when this occured occurred the House of Defranche would fall. The same prophecy stated that the twins would restore their family on their 18th birthday. Trusting to the prophecy, Count Defranche entrusts hiRs sons to his Captain of the Guard and his inventor and sends them in separate ships. The boys are given magic amulets to prove their identity when the time came.

Eighteen years later, the two brothers reunite on schedule. Captain Orlandi and inventor Benbimo Bambino tell the boys of their true heritage and put the final stages of their operation into motion. Adding to their motivation is Countess Isabelle Gravini who Lucien rescued from a runaway coach. She was on her way to the home of her new guardian, unaware that this was a trick into to lure her to the citadel of the villain.



* AmplifiedAnimalAptitude: Orbo, Lucien's pet falcon. He's a scount, a messenger, and [[XanatosSpeedChess when his owner screws up the plan to retake the citadel, he quickly adapts it]] by stealing the keys to Isabelle's room so ''she'' can open the gates and let the milita in. It verges on HyperCompetentSidekick.

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* AmplifiedAnimalAptitude: Orbo, Lucien's pet falcon. He's a scount, scout, a messenger, and [[XanatosSpeedChess when his owner screws up the plan to retake the citadel, he quickly adapts it]] by stealing the keys to Isabelle's room so ''she'' can open the gates and let the milita militia in. It verges on HyperCompetentSidekick.HypercompetentSidekick.



* DistressedDamsel: Isabelle is introduced to the audience in a runaway carriage and held captive by the BigBad for most of the story.

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* DistressedDamsel: DamselInDistress: Isabelle is introduced to the audience in a runaway carriage and held captive by the BigBad for most of the story.



* EvilIsNotAToy: Desotro invokes an ancient demon with the two amulets and tries to force it to obey him. It laughs in his face and [[PlayingWithFire zaps him with fire.]]

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* EvilIsNotAToy: Desotro invokes an ancient demon with the two amulets and tries to force it to obey him. It laughs in his face and [[PlayingWithFire zaps him with fire.]]fire]].



* LargeAndInCharge: Desotro is tall and broud shouldered; his minions are scrawny.
* {{Macguffin}}: Averted. Desostro didn't know the amulets existed until the third act. The usual 'hero and villain fight' is short and spectularly one-sided. In any case they play a small role.
* NeutralFemale: Averted. The first thing Isabelle does when she frees herself from her room is think 'I should open the gates so the miltia can get in'. She sneaks past the guards and does just this.

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* LargeAndInCharge: Desotro is tall and broud broad shouldered; his minions are scrawny.
* {{Macguffin}}: MacGuffin: Averted. Desostro Desotro didn't know the amulets existed until the third act. The usual 'hero and villain fight' is short and spectularly one-sided. In any case they play a small role.
* NeutralFemale: Averted. The first thing Isabelle does when she frees herself from her room is think 'I should open the gates so the miltia militia can get in'. She sneaks past the guards and does just this.



** Lucien sneaks off in the middle of the night to inflitrate the castle and open the gate. He doesn't tell anyone. The milita hasn't been gathered yet. All he accomplishes is getting captured and alerting Desotro to a possible attack. He doubles the guard.

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** Lucien sneaks off in the middle of the night to inflitrate infiltrate the castle and open the gate. He doesn't tell anyone. The milita militia hasn't been gathered yet. All he accomplishes is getting captured and alerting Desotro to a possible attack. He doubles the guard.



* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Desotro's soldiers flee enmass after recieving a beating from peasents with pitchforks. Bambino even holds the gate open for them.

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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Desotro's soldiers flee enmass en masse after recieving receiving a beating from peasents peasants with pitchforks. Bambino even holds the gate open for them.



* {{Synchronization}} The twins feel each other's pain. [[TwinTelepathy They can also psychically discern the other's location]].
* UselessProtagonist: The two brothers try but ultimately all they achieve is helping Desostro. In retrospect, they should have stayed put and let their foster fathers take care of everything.

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* {{Synchronization}} The twins feel each other's pain. [[TwinTelepathy They can also psychically discern the other's location]].
location.]].
* UselessProtagonist: The two brothers try but ultimately all they achieve is helping Desostro.Desotro. In retrospect, they should have stayed put and let their foster fathers take care of everything.


** Take over the Defranche citadel. Why he does is this not explained. He even calls it a 'miserable place' after the timeskip.

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** Take over the Defranche citadel. Why he does is this not explained. He even calls it a 'miserable place' "miserable place" after the timeskip.



** Lucien sneaks off in the middle of the night to inflitrates the castle and open the gate. He doesn't tell anyone. The milita hasn't been gathered yet. All he accomplishes is getting captured and altering Desotro to a possible attack. He doubles the guard.

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** Lucien sneaks off in the middle of the night to inflitrates inflitrate the castle and open the gate. He doesn't tell anyone. The milita hasn't been gathered yet. All he accomplishes is getting captured and altering alerting Desotro to a possible attack. He doubles the guard.


Eightteen years later, the two brothers reunite on schedule. Captain Orlandi and inventor Benbimo tell the boys of their true heritage and put the final stages of their operation into motion. Adding to their motivation is Countess Isabelle Gravini who Lucien rescued from a runaway coach. She was on her way to the home of her new guardian, unaware that this was a trick into to lure her to the citadel of the villain.

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Eightteen Eighteen years later, the two brothers reunite on schedule. Captain Orlandi and inventor Benbimo tell the boys of their true heritage and put the final stages of their operation into motion. Adding to their motivation is Countess Isabelle Gravini who Lucien rescued from a runaway coach. She was on her way to the home of her new guardian, unaware that this was a trick into to lure her to the citadel of the villain.



The cartoon is an adaption of a novella by Alexandre Dumas, père first published in 1844. It has been adapted many times on the stage and in film since 1898.


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\nThe 1985 cartoon is an adaption of a an 1844 novella by Alexandre Dumas, Creator/AlexandreDumas, père first published in 1844. It The story has been adapted many times on the stage and in film since 1898.



* EvilPlan: Desotro has three distinct {{plan}}s.

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* EvilPlan: Desotro has three distinct {{plan}}s.plans.



** Lucien sneaks off in the middle of the night to inflitrates the castle and open the gate. He doesn't tell anyone. The milita hasn't been gathered yet. All he accomplishes is getting captured and altering Desotro to a possible attack. he doubles the guard.
** Lucius is sent by Bambino open the gate and is explicitly told ''not'' to look for his brother before he does this. He promptly forgets as soon as he realizes Lucien is being tortured. Shortly after that he's captured and Desotro gains the second amulet.
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Desotro's soldiers flee in mass after recieving a beating from peasents with pitchforks. Bambino even holds the gate open for them.

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** Lucien sneaks off in the middle of the night to inflitrates the castle and open the gate. He doesn't tell anyone. The milita hasn't been gathered yet. All he accomplishes is getting captured and altering Desotro to a possible attack. he He doubles the guard.
** Lucius is sent by Bambino to open the gate and is explicitly told ''not'' to look for his brother before he does this. He promptly forgets as soon as he realizes Lucien is being tortured. Shortly after that he's captured and Desotro gains the second amulet.
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Desotro's soldiers flee in mass enmass after recieving a beating from peasents with pitchforks. Bambino even holds the gate open for them.



* WhatTheHellHero: Averted. Neither brother is called out for endangering the plan to retake the citadel.

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* WhatTheHellHero: Averted. Neither brother is called out for endangering the plan ThePlan to retake the citadel.


In the Citadel of Defranche twin brothers, Lucious and Lucien, are born to the count during a siege. A prophecy stated that when this occured the House of Defranche would fall. The same prophecy stated that the twins would restore their family on their 18th birthday. Trusting to the prophecy, Count Defranche entrusts his sons to his Captain of the Guard and his inventor and sends them in separate ships. The boys are given magic amulets to prove their identity when the time came.

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In the Citadel of Defranche twin brothers, Lucious and Lucien, are born to the count during a siege. A prophecy stated that when this occured the House of Defranche would fall. The same prophecy stated that the twins would restore their family on their 18th birthday. Trusting to the prophecy, Count Defranche entrusts his hiRs sons to his Captain of the Guard and his inventor and sends them in separate ships. The boys are given magic amulets to prove their identity when the time came.



* NeutralFemale: Averted. The first thing Isabelle does when she frees herself from her room are 'I should open the gates so the miltia can get in'. She sneaks past the guards and does just this.

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* NeutralFemale: Averted. The first thing Isabelle does when she frees herself from her room are is think 'I should open the gates so the miltia can get in'. She sneaks past the guards and does just this.


* WhatTheHellHero: Averted. Neither brother is called out for endangering the plan to retake the citadel.

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* WhatTheHellHero: Averted. Neither brother is called out for endangering the plan to retake the citadel.citadel.

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In the Citadel of Defranche twin brothers, Lucious and Lucien, are born to the count during a siege. A prophecy stated that when this occured the House of Defranche would fall. The same prophecy stated that the twins would restore their family on their 18th birthday. Trusting to the prophecy, Count Defranche entrusts his sons to his Captain of the Guard and his inventor and sends them in separate ships. The boys are given magic amulets to prove their identity when the time came.

Eightteen years later, the two brothers reunite on schedule. Captain Orlandi and inventor Benbimo tell the boys of their true heritage and put the final stages of their operation into motion. Adding to their motivation is Countess Isabelle Gravini who Lucien rescued from a runaway coach. She was on her way to the home of her new guardian, unaware that this was a trick into to lure her to the citadel of the villain.


The cartoon is an adaption of a novella by Alexandre Dumas, père first published in 1844. It has been adapted many times on the stage and in film since 1898.


!!The Corsican Brothers provide examples of the following tropes
*AndNowYouMustMarryMe: Isabella thought Desotro was going to be her ''guardian''. He changed his mind once she was safely trapped in his citadel.
*AmplifiedAnimalAptitude: Orbo, Lucien's pet falcon. He's a scount, a messenger, and [[XanatosSpeedChess when his owner screws up the plan to retake the citadel, he quickly adapts it]] by stealing the keys to Isabelle's room so ''she'' can open the gates and let the milita in. It verges on HyperCompetentSidekick.
*BigBad: Count Desotro, the man who took over the Defranche Citadel and killed the protagonists parents.
*DistressedDamsel: Isabelle is introduced to the audience in a runaway carriage and held captive by the BigBad for most of the story.
*DistressedDude: Loucis is introduced to his brother by way of angry boar. Both he and Lucien are captured by Desotro later on.
*EvilIsNotAToy: Desotro invokes an ancient demon with the two amulets and tries to force it to obey him. It laughs in his face and [[PlayingWithFire zaps him with fire.]]
*EvilPlan: Desotro has three distinct {{plan}}s.
**Take over the Defranche citadel. Why he does is this not explained. He even calls it a 'miserable place' after the timeskip.
**Force Isabelle to marry him; for reasons that can't be stated in a kid's show.
**TakeOverTheWorld once he gets the amulets
*LargeAndInCharge: Desotro is tall and broud shouldered; his minions are scrawny.
*{{Macguffin}}: Averted. Desostro didn't know the amulets existed until the third act. The usual 'hero and villain fight' is short and spectularly one-sided. In any case they play a small role.
*NeutralFemale: Averted. The first thing Isabelle does when she frees herself from her room are 'I should open the gates so the miltia can get in'. She sneaks past the guards and does just this.
*NiceJobBreakingItHero: Once by each twin.
**Lucien sneaks off in the middle of the night to inflitrates the castle and open the gate. He doesn't tell anyone. The milita hasn't been gathered yet. All he accomplishes is getting captured and altering Desotro to a possible attack. he doubles the guard.
**Lucius is sent by Bambino open the gate and is explicitly told ''not'' to look for his brother before he does this. He promptly forgets as soon as he realizes Lucien is being tortured. Shortly after that he's captured and Desotro gains the second amulet.
*ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Desotro's soldiers flee in mass after recieving a beating from peasents with pitchforks. Bambino even holds the gate open for them.
*SupportingLeader: Orlandi has far more experience as a fighter than either brother and is the one leading the milita.
*SmoochOfVictory: Downplayed. Isabella gives Lucien a ''hug'' of victory.
*{{Synchronization}} The twins feel each other's pain. [[TwinTelepathy They can also psychically discern the other's location]].
*UselessProtagonist: The two brothers try but ultimately all they achieve is helping Desostro. In retrospect, they should have stayed put and let their foster fathers take care of everything.
*WhatTheHellHero: Averted. Neither brother is called out for endangering the plan to retake the citadel.

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