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The Dark Order is a ProfessionalWrestling PowerStable on Wrestling/AllEliteWrestling currently consisting of [[Wrestling/TheSuperSmashBrothers Evil Uno, Stu Grayson]], Wrestling/ColtCabana, Alex Reynolds, John Silver, 10 (Preston Vance), 5 (Alan Angels), Anna Jay and their masked henchmen, the Creepers.

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The Dark Order is a ProfessionalWrestling PowerStable on Wrestling/AllEliteWrestling currently consisting of [[Wrestling/TheSuperSmashBrothers Evil Uno, Stu Grayson]], Wrestling/ColtCabana, Alex Reynolds, John Silver, 10 (Preston Vance), 5 (Alan Angels), Anna Jay Jay, -1 (Brodie Lee Jr.)[[note]]While only 8 years old when inducted into his father's group, Brodie Lee Jr. has actually been signed to an official AEW contract[[/note]] and their masked henchmen, the Creepers.

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** On night 2 of the 2021 New Year's Smash the group confirmed that they would be faces going forward, in honour of Brodie Lee. They supported Tay Conti for her match against NWA Women's Champion Serena Deeb and, rather than trying to cheat to help her win, Anna Jay only consoled Tay after her spirited loss.

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* BaitAndSwitchComment: On BTE episode 238 in a flashback to a New Year's Eve party (that didn't even happen on New Year's Eve) 10 talks about quitting a bad habit he picked up during the year, deciding to quit gambling while doing a pile of coke.

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* CostumeEvolution: Reynolds, Silver and Angels all started out wearing matching trunks & masks; Reynolds & Silver ditched the masks whilst Reynolds & Angels switched from trunks to personalised tights.


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* CustomUniform:
** Anna Jay wore a simple face mask rather than the full mask worn by her male counterparts.
** Ten prominently wears white instead of black, in contrast to rest of the Dark Order.
** Reynolds and Angels started out wearing trunks that matched those worn by Silver; they eventually swapped these out for personalised tights.


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* EnfantTerrible: -1, Brodie Lee Jr, fits the bill.


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** The December 30th 2020 episode of ''Dynamite'', which was the Brodie Lee tribute episode and featured the Dark Order teaming with various faces throughout the night, featured the in-universe justification (Courtesy of Wrestling/ChrisJericho) that the face locker room had no love lost for the Dark Order, but had nevertheless embraced them for the night due to Mr. Brodie Lee’s untimely passing.


Starting in 2020, Evil Uno began to tease the arrival of his superior, the Exalted One, who would later be revealed to be none other than [[Wrestling/TheWyattFamily Wyatt Family]] alumnus Luke Harper, now under his original ring name [[Wrestling/LukeHarper Mr. Brodie Lee]]. On the August 22nd episode of ''Dynamite'' he defeated [[Wrestling/CodyRhodes Cody]] to win the AEW TNT Championship, the Dark Order's first title. Brodie Lee would hold onto the TNT championship for 8 weeks defeating Dustin Rhodes and Orange Cassidy before Cody reclaimed the title in a dog collar match on the October 7th episode of ''Dynamite''.

Sadly, that match was the final one for Jon Huber, the man behind the Mr. Brodie Lee gimmick, as he passed away on December 26, 2020 due to non-COVID related lung issues, surrounded by his family and loved ones.

Tropes below apply to the groups actions in AEW as well as their segments on ''WebVideo/BeingTheElite''.

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Starting in 2020, Evil Uno began to tease the arrival of his superior, the Exalted One, who would later be revealed to be none other than [[Wrestling/TheWyattFamily Wyatt Family]] alumnus Luke Harper, now under his original ring name [[Wrestling/LukeHarper Mr. Brodie Lee]]. On the August 22nd 22 episode of ''Dynamite'' he defeated [[Wrestling/CodyRhodes Cody]] Wrestling/{{Cody|Rhodes}} to win the AEW TNT Championship, the Dark Order's first title. Brodie Lee would hold onto the TNT championship for 8 weeks defeating Dustin Rhodes and Orange Cassidy before Cody reclaimed the title in a dog collar match on the October 7th 7 episode of ''Dynamite''.

Sadly, that match was the final one for Jon Huber, the man behind the Mr. Brodie Lee gimmick, as he passed away on December 26, 2020 due to non-COVID related lung issues, surrounded by his family and loved ones.

ones. Shortly before Huber's passing, his son Brodie (8 at the time) made his first appearance with the stable as Brodie Lee Jr., aka –1.

Tropes below apply to the groups group's actions in AEW as well as their segments on ''WebVideo/BeingTheElite''.



* HeelFaceTurn: The entire group made a collective face turn during the tribute episode following the passing of Brodie Lee, allying with various other face wrestlers to challenge and defeat a collection of heel teams in honour of the late Exalted One. While the episode, like the majority of wrestling tribute shows, is [[{{Kayfabe}} "non-canon"]], there were semi-canonical elements to it, such as the furthering of existing feuds between Lance Archer (who teamed with Evil Uno and Steve Grayson) and Eddie Kingston, Britt Baker and Thunder Rosa, and Cody (who teamed with 10 and Orange Cassidy), Darby Allin, Sting and Team Taz.

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* HeelFaceTurn: The entire group made a collective face turn during the tribute episode following the passing of Brodie Lee, allying with various other face wrestlers to challenge and defeat a collection of heel teams in honour of the late Exalted One. While the episode, like the majority of wrestling tribute shows, is [[{{Kayfabe}} "non-canon"]], there were semi-canonical elements to it, such as the furthering of existing feuds between Lance Archer (who teamed with Evil Uno and Steve Stu Grayson) and Eddie Kingston, Britt Baker and Thunder Rosa, and Cody (who teamed with 10 and Orange Cassidy), Darby Allin, Sting and Team Taz.



** Evil Uno, Five, and Ten are never seen without them.[[note]]Five and Ten appeared unmasked in the ''BTE'' tribute episode following Brodie Lee’s passing in December 2020, but were back wearing the masks on the subsequent episode of Dynamite[[/note]]

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** Evil Uno, Five, and Ten are never seen without them.[[note]]Five and Ten appeared unmasked in the ''BTE'' tribute episode following Brodie Lee’s passing in December 2020, but were back wearing the masks on the subsequent episode of Dynamite[[/note]]''Dynamite''.[[/note]]



** Being The Elite episode 225 has arguably the most aggressive chewing-out of the Dark Order by Brodie to date, after his having lost the TNT title to Cody in a dog collar match. Each member of the Dark Order gets their own personal and very loud "fuck you" for either not being at ringside to help during the title defence or for being otherwise inept. Finally, Brodie comes to Silver, who had made a valiant attempt at helping Brodie during the match, but ended up getting hurt and was sporting a huge bandage around his head and eye as a result. In a shocking turn, Brodie acknowledges this with a simple (if rather rough) pat on the shoulder and a simple, "You can stay", before throwing the rest of the Order out of "OUR room". For a comedy segment including perennial butt monkey John Silver, this was surprisingly heartwarming. Also counts as heartbreaking, because it would be Brodie's last appearance on BTE before his death in December 2020.

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** Being The Elite ''Being the Elite'' episode 225 has arguably the most aggressive chewing-out of the Dark Order by Brodie to date, after his having lost the TNT title to Cody in a dog collar match. Each member of the Dark Order gets their own personal and very loud "fuck you" for either not being at ringside to help during the title defence or for being otherwise inept. Finally, Brodie comes to Silver, who had made a valiant attempt at helping Brodie during the match, but ended up getting hurt and was sporting a huge bandage around his head and eye as a result. In a shocking turn, Brodie acknowledges this with a simple (if rather rough) pat on the shoulder and a simple, "You can stay", before throwing the rest of the Order out of "OUR room". For a comedy segment including perennial butt monkey John Silver, this was surprisingly heartwarming. Also counts as heartbreaking, because it would be Brodie's last appearance on BTE before his death in December 2020.



** Anna Jay’s number “99” is a reference to legendary hockey player Wayne Gretzky, who wore that number during his playing career.

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** Anna Jay’s number “99” is a reference to legendary hockey player Wayne Gretzky, UsefulNotes/WayneGretzky, who wore that number during his playing career.


* EvilIsPetty: Mr. Brodie Lee spent his portion of the Dark Order’s (in-universe) Chillis sponsorship on six riding lawnmowers, despite not actually have a lawn. Why? [[PrecisionFStrike Fuck Hangman]], that’s why.



* OnlyKnownByHisNickname:
** Alan Angels and Preston Vance are only referred to by their assigned numbers of Five and Ten respectively, in contrast to the rest of the group.

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* OnlyKnownByHisNickname:
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OnlyKnownByHisNickname: Alan Angels and Preston Vance are only referred to by their assigned numbers of Five and Ten respectively, in contrast to the rest of the group.



* PetTheDog: Being The Elite episode 225 has arguably the most aggressive chewing-out of the Dark Order by Brodie to date, after his having lost the TNT title to Cody in a dog collar match. Each member of the Dark Order gets their own personal and very loud "fuck you" for either not being at ringside to help during the title defence or for being otherwise inept. Finally, Brodie comes to Silver, who had made a valiant attempt at helping Brodie during the match, but ended up getting hurt and was sporting a huge bandage around his head and eye as a result. In a shocking turn, Brodie acknowledges this with a simple (if rather rough) pat on the shoulder and a simple, "You can stay", before throwing the rest of the Order out of "OUR room". For a comedy segment including perennial butt monkey John Silver, this was surprisingly heartwarming. Also counts as heartbreaking, because it would be Brodie's last appearance on BTE before his death in December 2020.

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* PetTheDog: PetTheDog:
** As bad as the Dark Order can be, everyone loves Trent’s mom Sue.
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Being The Elite episode 225 has arguably the most aggressive chewing-out of the Dark Order by Brodie to date, after his having lost the TNT title to Cody in a dog collar match. Each member of the Dark Order gets their own personal and very loud "fuck you" for either not being at ringside to help during the title defence or for being otherwise inept. Finally, Brodie comes to Silver, who had made a valiant attempt at helping Brodie during the match, but ended up getting hurt and was sporting a huge bandage around his head and eye as a result. In a shocking turn, Brodie acknowledges this with a simple (if rather rough) pat on the shoulder and a simple, "You can stay", before throwing the rest of the Order out of "OUR room". For a comedy segment including perennial butt monkey John Silver, this was surprisingly heartwarming. Also counts as heartbreaking, because it would be Brodie's last appearance on BTE before his death in December 2020.


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* ShoutOut:
** Evil Uno & Stu Grayson’s finishing move is named “[[Franchise/MortalKombat Fatality]]”.
** Anna Jay’s number “99” is a reference to legendary hockey player Wayne Gretzky, who wore that number during his playing career.


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The Dark Order originally debuted at ''Double or Nothing 2019'' as just the Grayson/Uno tag team with an assortment of nameless masked minions referred to as “Creepers” and remained in this format even as AEW Dynamite premiered on TNT in October 2019, with Grayson and Uno even taking part in the tournament to crown the inaugural AEW Tag Team champions; the first “#JoinDarkOrder” vignette didn’t air until a month after they were eliminated from the tournament, and the Exalted One wasn’t mentioned until the following January.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The Dark Order originally debuted at ''Double or Nothing 2019'' as just the Grayson/Uno tag team with an assortment of nameless masked minions referred to as “Creepers” and remained in this format even as AEW Dynamite premiered on TNT in October 2019, with Grayson and Uno even taking part in the tournament to crown the inaugural AEW Tag Team champions; the first “#JoinDarkOrder” “#[=JoinDarkOrder=]” vignette didn’t air until a month after they were eliminated from the tournament, and the Exalted One wasn’t mentioned until January 2020 with Evil Uno being portrayed as the following January.leader of the group until that point, and slowly the various members of the group started being fleshed out on ''BTE'', leading to Dark a Order becoming a more comedic group that they were originally portrayed as.


* FunctionalAddict: 10 apparently does drugs most likely cocaine leisurely and often offers it to other Dark Order members during BTE bits.

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* FunctionalAddict: 10 apparently does drugs drugs, most likely cocaine cocaine, leisurely and often offers it to other Dark Order members during BTE bits.bits.
* HeelFaceTurn: The entire group made a collective face turn during the tribute episode following the passing of Brodie Lee, allying with various other face wrestlers to challenge and defeat a collection of heel teams in honour of the late Exalted One. While the episode, like the majority of wrestling tribute shows, is [[{{Kayfabe}} "non-canon"]], there were semi-canonical elements to it, such as the furthering of existing feuds between Lance Archer (who teamed with Evil Uno and Steve Grayson) and Eddie Kingston, Britt Baker and Thunder Rosa, and Cody (who teamed with 10 and Orange Cassidy), Darby Allin, Sting and Team Taz.


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The Dark Order originally debuted at ''Double or Nothing 2019'' as just the Grayson/Uno tag team with an assortment of nameless masked minions referred to as “Creepers” and remained in this format even as AEW Dynamite premiered on TNT in October 2019, with Grayson and Uno even taking part in the tournament to crown the inaugural AEW Tag Team champions; the first “#JoinDarkOrder” vignette didn’t air until a month after they were eliminated from the tournament, and the Exalted One wasn’t mentioned until the following January.



* InsistentTerminology:
** '''Mr.''' Brodie Lee.
** Dark Order is ''not'' a cult, just a supportive group of friends.



* MalevolentMaskedMan: The entire group, ''especially'' Evil Uno, who never takes his off. The only exceptions are Mr. Brodie Lee (who tended to wear a hooded robe over his head when he's not in the ring) and [[TheSmurfettePrinciple Anna Jay]] (the mask for female members is apparently far more stylish and attractive than the one for men). Stu Grayson and Anna Jay take theirs off when they wrestle, but the other members wrestle with them on.

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* MalevolentMaskedMan: The entire group, ''especially'' MalevolentMaskedMan:
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Evil Uno, who Five, and Ten are never takes his off. The only exceptions are Mr. seen without them.[[note]]Five and Ten appeared unmasked in the ''BTE'' tribute episode following Brodie Lee (who tended to wear a hooded robe over his head when he's not Lee’s passing in December 2020, but were back wearing the ring) masks on the subsequent episode of Dynamite[[/note]]
** Silver & Reynolds initially wore the masks, before gradually wearing them less
and [[TheSmurfettePrinciple Anna Jay]] (the mask for female members is apparently far more stylish less before ultimately ditching them entirely.
** The Creepers, who wore a black
and attractive than green variant of the one for men). Stu Grayson and group’s standard mask.
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Anna Jay take theirs off when they wrestle, but briefly wore a mask in her entrances following her induction to the other members wrestle with them on.group.



* OnlyKnownByHisNickname:
** Alan Angels and Preston Vance are only referred to by their assigned numbers of Five and Ten respectively, in contrast to the rest of the group.



* RedBaron:
** “The Exalted One” Mr. Brodie Lee.
** “Queen Slayer” Anna Jay.



* TokenGoodTeammate: Colt Cabana, who generally seems to be oblivious to the Dark Order’s more malicious tendencies.



* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Chili's and their baby back ribs due to the group's (in series) sponsorship with the restaurant chain.

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* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Chili's and their baby back ribs due to the group's (in series) sponsorship with the restaurant chain.chain.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse:
** The Creepers gradually disappeared from the Dark Order, without any further mention.
** Numbers Eight & Nine began appearing alongside the rest of the group in April 2020, before disappearing after several months with no explanation as to their identities.


** Silver often ends up treating Angels like one and treats everyone else the same or better. While Silver has never smacked Angels with papers, he has repeatedly shouted in his face.

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** Silver often ends up treating Following after Mr. Brodie Lee took his leave of absence, Alan Angels like one and treats everyone else the same or better. While Silver has never smacked Angels shifted positions with papers, he has repeatedly shouted in John Silver. Becoming the victim of comedic verbal abuse where his face.ideas became dumb, his hair was shaved in moment of levity, and general disdain.


* PetTheDog: Being The Elite episode 255 has arguably the most aggressive chewing-out of the Dark Order by Brodie to date, after his having lost the TNT title to Cody in a dog collar match. Each member of the Dark Order gets their own personal and very loud "fuck you" for either not being at ringside to help during the title defence or for being otherwise inept. Finally, Brodie comes to Silver, who had made a valiant attempt at helping Brodie during the match, but ended up getting hurt and was sporting a huge bandage around his head and eye as a result. In a shocking turn, Brodie acknowledges this with a simple (if rather rough) pat on the shoulder and a simple, "You can stay", before throwing the rest of the Order out of "OUR room". For a comedy segment including perennial butt monkey John Silver, this was surprisingly heartwarming.

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* PetTheDog: Being The Elite episode 255 225 has arguably the most aggressive chewing-out of the Dark Order by Brodie to date, after his having lost the TNT title to Cody in a dog collar match. Each member of the Dark Order gets their own personal and very loud "fuck you" for either not being at ringside to help during the title defence or for being otherwise inept. Finally, Brodie comes to Silver, who had made a valiant attempt at helping Brodie during the match, but ended up getting hurt and was sporting a huge bandage around his head and eye as a result. In a shocking turn, Brodie acknowledges this with a simple (if rather rough) pat on the shoulder and a simple, "You can stay", before throwing the rest of the Order out of "OUR room". For a comedy segment including perennial butt monkey John Silver, this was surprisingly heartwarming. Also counts as heartbreaking, because it would be Brodie's last appearance on BTE before his death in December 2020.

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* AloofAlly: In the Dark Order's BTE segments, Anna Jay is usually seen sitting at the back of the room, not getting involved with the guys' shenanigans.


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** Anna Jay constantly treats Stu like one.


* BadBoss: As the leader of a cult-like organisation that promotes the loss of individuality in the pursuit of power, Brodie Lee has a very casual attitude towards the welfare of the lesser members of the Dark Order. When Wrestling/JonMoxley responded to Lee's theft of the AEW Championship belt by beating up one of Lee's favoured acolytes, [[YouAreNumberSix 10]], in the ring and threatening to break his arm if Lee didn't come out and return the belt, Lee appeared on the screen and coldly stated "We all have to make sacrifices" before walking off, abandoning 10 to the tender mercies of Moxley who went on to prove he was ''not'' bluffing. Not to mention [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jsvjERWrsI what he had Evil Uno do]] to TheMole who'd infiltrated the Order...

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* BadBoss: As the leader of a cult-like organisation that promotes the loss of individuality in the pursuit of power, Brodie Lee has had a very casual attitude towards the welfare of the lesser members of the Dark Order. When Wrestling/JonMoxley responded to Lee's theft of the AEW Championship belt by beating up one of Lee's favoured acolytes, [[YouAreNumberSix 10]], in the ring and threatening to break his arm if Lee didn't come out and return the belt, Lee appeared on the screen and coldly stated "We all have to make sacrifices" before walking off, abandoning 10 to the tender mercies of Moxley who went on to prove he was ''not'' bluffing. Not to mention [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jsvjERWrsI what he had Evil Uno do]] to TheMole who'd infiltrated the Order...



** Mr. Brodie Lee also retains his trademark beard, albeit more trimmed and groomed.

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** Mr. Brodie Lee also retains retained his trademark beard, albeit more trimmed and groomed.



** Silver is often the victim of Mr. Brodie's abuse due to his childish attitude and incompetent nature.

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** Silver is was often the victim of Mr. Brodie's abuse due to his childish attitude and incompetent nature.



* FauxAffablyEvil: [[InsistentTerminology Mr.]] Brodie Lee. When he wants to recruit someone he can be calm, amiable and courteous. Of course, that's all for the purpose of recruitment, since if he already has you or if you refuse his invitation his vicious temper makes you suffer.

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* FauxAffablyEvil: [[InsistentTerminology Mr.]] Brodie Lee. When he wants wanted to recruit someone he can be calm, amiable and courteous. Of course, that's all for the purpose of recruitment, since if he already has you or if you refuse his invitation his vicious temper makes you suffer.



* MalevolentMaskedMan: The entire group, ''especially'' Evil Uno, who never takes his off. The only exceptions are Mr. Brodie Lee (who tends to wear a hooded robe over his head when he's not in the ring) and [[TheSmurfettePrinciple Anna Jay]] (the mask for female members is apparently far more stylish and attractive than the one for men). Stu Grayson and Anna Jay takes theirs off when they wrestle, but the other members wrestle with them on.

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* MalevolentMaskedMan: The entire group, ''especially'' Evil Uno, who never takes his off. The only exceptions are Mr. Brodie Lee (who tends tended to wear a hooded robe over his head when he's not in the ring) and [[TheSmurfettePrinciple Anna Jay]] (the mask for female members is apparently far more stylish and attractive than the one for men). Stu Grayson and Anna Jay takes take theirs off when they wrestle, but the other members wrestle with them on.



* PaperFanOfDoom: Mr. Brodie Lee uses rolls of paper to discipline his underlings, with Evil Uno and John Silver being his most common targets.

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* PaperFanOfDoom: Mr. Brodie Lee uses used rolls of paper to discipline his underlings, with Evil Uno and John Silver being his most common targets.



* TotemPoleTrench: Silver and Reynolds tried this to imitate Mr. Brody Lee before he caught them and made them come down to not look up at Silver.

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* TotemPoleTrench: Silver and Reynolds tried this to imitate Mr. Brody Brodie Lee before he caught them and made them come down to not look up at Silver.


The Dark Order is a ProfessionalWrestling PowerStable on Wrestling/AllEliteWrestling currently consisting of [[Wrestling/LukeHarper Mr. Brodie Lee]] (leader), [[Wrestling/TheSuperSmashBrothers Evil Uno, Stu Grayson]], Wrestling/ColtCabana, Alex Reynolds, John Silver, 10 (Preston Vance), 5 (Alan Angels), Anna Jay and their masked henchmen, the Creepers.

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The Dark Order is a ProfessionalWrestling PowerStable on Wrestling/AllEliteWrestling currently consisting of [[Wrestling/LukeHarper Mr. Brodie Lee]] (leader), [[Wrestling/TheSuperSmashBrothers Evil Uno, Stu Grayson]], Wrestling/ColtCabana, Alex Reynolds, John Silver, 10 (Preston Vance), 5 (Alan Angels), Anna Jay and their masked henchmen, the Creepers.



Starting in 2020, Evil Uno began to tease the arrival of his superior, the Exalted One, who would later be revealed to be none other than [[Wrestling/TheWyattFamily Wyatt Family]] alumnus Luke Harper, now under his original ring name Brodie Lee. On the August 22nd episode of ''Dynamite'' he defeated [[Wrestling/CodyRhodes Cody]] to win the AEW TNT Championship, the Dark Order's first title. Brodie Lee would hold onto the TNT championship for 8 weeks defeating Dustin Rhodes and Orange Cassidy before Cody reclaimed the title in a dog collar match on the October 7th episode of ''Dynamite''.

Sadly, that match was the final one for Jon Huber, as he passed away on December 26, 2020 due to non-COVID related lung issues, surrounded by his family and loved ones.

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Starting in 2020, Evil Uno began to tease the arrival of his superior, the Exalted One, who would later be revealed to be none other than [[Wrestling/TheWyattFamily Wyatt Family]] alumnus Luke Harper, now under his original ring name [[Wrestling/LukeHarper Mr. Brodie Lee.Lee]]. On the August 22nd episode of ''Dynamite'' he defeated [[Wrestling/CodyRhodes Cody]] to win the AEW TNT Championship, the Dark Order's first title. Brodie Lee would hold onto the TNT championship for 8 weeks defeating Dustin Rhodes and Orange Cassidy before Cody reclaimed the title in a dog collar match on the October 7th episode of ''Dynamite''.

Sadly, that match was the final one for Jon Huber, the man behind the Mr. Brodie Lee gimmick, as he passed away on December 26, 2020 due to non-COVID related lung issues, surrounded by his family and loved ones.

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Sadly, that match was the final one for Jon Huber, as he passed away on December 26, 2020 due to non-COVID related lung issues, surrounded by his family and loved ones.

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