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* DracoInLeatherPants: An InUniverse example. A whole V-Cinema is devoted to a girl from Kamen Rider Eternal's past popping out of nowhere and explaining to Shotaro and Phillip that Daido wasn't a bad guy and was just a FallenHero. Some people don't buy the tragic backstory.
** It's mitigated by the fact that Shotaro and Philip still point out that Eternal did a ''lot'' of bad stuff and hurt Fuuto badly. Their memorial to him comes off as bittersweet, thinking about what could have been for a man who became a monster but could have been a hero, given different circumstances.

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* LesYay: In #22, Aya manhandling Saeko and pinning her down to the floor while crouching over her.


** Saeko.

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** Saeko and, to a lesser extent, Wakana. As rich villainess, the Sonozaki sisters' vast wardrobes consist of glamourous dresses, expensive jewellery and sharp skirt suits with a new hairdo every episode.
** Fallen cop Aya Kujo also wears a skirt suit (with a pretty necklace) which shows off her legs as she fights
Saeko.

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** Episode 36 isn't [[Series/KamenRiderBlade the first time]] that a villain named Isaka gets his ass kicked by a red, vengeance-filled secondary Rider.


** In short, this series is to ''Franchise/KamenRider'' what ''[[Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger Shinkenger]]'' is to ''Franchise/SuperSentai''. [[note]]Almost fittingly, they shared some time together on the Series/SuperHeroTime Block.[[/note]]

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** In short, this series is to ''Franchise/KamenRider'' what ''[[Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger Shinkenger]]'' is to ''Franchise/SuperSentai''. Being a very well-loved season that's often considered to be one of the best GatewaySeries to the franchise. [[note]]Almost fittingly, they shared some time together on the Series/SuperHeroTime Block.[[/note]]


** In short, this series is to ''Franchise/KamenRider'' what ''[[Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger Shinkenger]]'' is to ''Franchise/SuperSentai''.

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** In short, this series is to ''Franchise/KamenRider'' what ''[[Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger Shinkenger]]'' is to ''Franchise/SuperSentai''. [[note]]Almost fittingly, they shared some time together on the Series/SuperHeroTime Block.[[/note]]


* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: TheMovie features Dopants that use the T2 versions of 5 of the memories used by Shotaro and Phillip[[note]]the Cyclone, Heat, Metal, Luna, and Trigger memories, to be specific[[/note]]. Too bad we never see a Dopant based on the T2 Accel memory[[note]]while it's understandable why we never see a Joker dopant, since the person who's the most compatible with said memory, Shotaro, would never use the memory to become a dopant, and one can assume that the T2 versions of the Fang and Xtreme memory were presumably recovered by Katsumi's group before Shotaro and co could find it, no such excuse exists for the T2 Accel memory, since it didn't go to Ryu Terui, and it's given to Shotaro by Queen and Elizabeth, who had to have found it before it could turn someone into a Dopant[[/note]].

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: TheMovie features Dopants that use the T2 versions of 5 of the memories used by Shotaro and Phillip[[note]]the Cyclone, Heat, Metal, Luna, and Trigger memories, to be specific[[/note]]. Too bad we never see a Dopant based on the T2 Accel memory[[note]]while it's understandable why we never see a Joker dopant, since the person who's the most compatible with said memory, Shotaro, would never use the memory to become a dopant, and one can assume that the T2 versions of the Fang and Xtreme memory were presumably recovered by Katsumi's group before Shotaro and co could find it, no such excuse exists for the T2 Accel memory, since it didn't go to Ryu Terui, and it's given to Shotaro by Queen and Elizabeth, who had to have found it before it could turn someone into a Dopant[[/note]].Dopant. The best we have is that the memory did land in Ryu's location but he was unable to see it, otherwise he would have destroyed it[[/note]].

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* FanPreferredCouple: Given the "2 in 1" premise, their extreme trust in each other and the vast amount of HoYay, it's inevitable that most if not all fans support Shoutarou x Philip.

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* IAmNotShazam: It's a bit complicated as [[SpellMyNameWithAnS both the show and rider have used "W" or "Double" at various points in time]]. The offical international rominizations for both averts this out right with both being "MASKED RIDER DOUBLE". In spite of this, western fans tend to go with "W" (one notable exception being [[https://kamenrider.fandom.com/wiki/Kamen_Rider_Double the FANDOM]] [[TheWikiRule wiki]])


* {{Asspull}}: [[spoiler:When was it ever implied or stated that [=CycloneJokerXtreme=] had a GoldenSuperMode which is activated through wind?]]

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* {{Asspull}}: [[spoiler:When was it [[spoiler: [=CycloneJokerGoldXtreme=] kind of just comes out of nowhere in ''A to Z'' and never appears outside of movies. No explanation is ever implied given as to how it works or stated that [=CycloneJokerXtreme=] had a GoldenSuperMode which is activated why blasting wind through wind?]]the Xtreme Memory unlocks a GoldenSuperMode.]]


* AntiClimaxBoss: Once Shotaro and Philip got their act together, [[spoiler: Terror]] was surprisingly easy to beat in a straight fight, most likely due to the point of the Gaia Memory being to [[spoiler: terrify your opponents into a state of helplessness.]]
** [[spoiler:Make that Double/Accel worked together. Once Ryu drew the Terror Dragon off and beat it, Ryubee's combat effectiveness was drastically reduced (also notice the fact that Ryubee can only create those liquids when Terror Dragon stayed in his headdress).]]

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* AntiClimaxBoss: Once Shotaro and Philip got their act together, [[spoiler: Terror]] [[spoiler:Terror]] was surprisingly easy to beat in a straight fight, most likely due to the point of the Gaia Memory being to [[spoiler: terrify [[spoiler:terrify your opponents into a state of helplessness.]]
** [[spoiler:Make that Double/Accel worked together. Once Ryu drew the Terror Dragon off and beat it, Ryubee's combat effectiveness was drastically reduced (also notice the fact that Ryubee can only create those liquids when Terror Dragon stayed in his headdress).]]headdress)]].



** [[spoiler: Utopia]] as well. Despite defeating Accel and the Taboo Dopant with no effort, Double makes surprisingly short work against him. Justified in that his strongest ability, absorbing emotions to power himself up, [[TooSpicyForYogSothoth was used to overload him]].

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** [[spoiler: Utopia]] [[spoiler:Utopia]] as well. Despite defeating Accel and the Taboo Dopant with no effort, Double makes surprisingly short work against him. Justified in that his strongest ability, absorbing emotions to power himself up, [[TooSpicyForYogSothoth was used to overload him]].



* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Shotaro fools Jinno into running away from an imaginary yeti at the end of "J's Labyrinth". It turns out there really is one, and Shotaro and Akiko faint.

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: BigLippedAlligatorMoment:
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Shotaro fools Jinno into running away from an imaginary yeti at the end of "J's Labyrinth". It turns out there really is one, and Shotaro and Akiko faint.



* EpilepticTrees: No, for once, it's not the "Female Riders, No Survivors" one. [[spoiler: A single picture of the [[Series/KamenRiderOOO Core Medals]] set off a wildfire, convincing people that Foundation X would be the next Shocker. Seriously. While it didn't get an expected pay off, one aspect of the foreshadowing, the "King Medal" does make it into the finale of OOO...]]
** [[spoiler: The much later appearance of Foundation X in Series/KamenRiderFourze would eventually confirm that Double, OOO and Fourze all do in fact take place within the same canon.]]
** Although [[spoiler: Akiko did henshin into Double with no ill effects...unless you count getting her face being sucked by the Utopia Dopant as the ill effect]].

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* EpilepticTrees: No, for once, it's not the "Female Riders, No Survivors" one. [[spoiler: A [[spoiler:A single picture of the [[Series/KamenRiderOOO Core Medals]] set off a wildfire, convincing people that Foundation X would be the next Shocker. Seriously. While it didn't get an expected pay off, one aspect of the foreshadowing, the "King Medal" does make it into the finale of OOO...]]
** [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The much later appearance of Foundation X in Series/KamenRiderFourze would eventually confirm that Double, OOO and Fourze all do in fact take place within the same canon.]]
canon]].
** Although [[spoiler: Akiko [[spoiler:Akiko did henshin into Double with no ill effects...unless you count getting her face being sucked by the Utopia Dopant as the ill effect]].



** Hikaru Yamamoto's acting as Akiko can get a little too over the top. It really showed in episode 30 where [[spoiler: she thinks Phillip is dead]], and her reaction was hard to take seriously because she sounded like how she normally did during her comedic moments of raging.

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** Hikaru Yamamoto's acting as Akiko can get a little too over the top. It really showed in episode 30 where [[spoiler: she [[spoiler:she thinks Phillip is dead]], and her reaction was hard to take seriously because she sounded like how she normally did during her comedic moments of raging.



* ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs: The Delusion Diaries, little shorts of Shotaro having really bizarre daydreams. Entries include 'what if Akiko was a little sister' (featuring the cast as his family, complete with Ryu as a housewife and the Weather Dopant as his father), 'what if Akiko was an idol' (ending in [[GirlOnGirlIsHot Akiko marrying the Triceratops Dopant]]) and 'what will the agency be like in the future' (featuring old man Shotaro, old woman Akiko, Ryu as a ghost haunting the agency, and [[spoiler:Philip having not aged a day due to being data.]])

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* ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs: The Delusion Diaries, little shorts of Shotaro having really bizarre daydreams. Entries include 'what if Akiko was a little sister' (featuring the cast as his family, complete with Ryu as a housewife and the Weather Dopant as his father), 'what if Akiko was an idol' (ending in [[GirlOnGirlIsHot Akiko marrying the Triceratops Dopant]]) and 'what will the agency be like in the future' (featuring old man Shotaro, old woman Akiko, Ryu as a ghost haunting the agency, and [[spoiler:Philip having not aged a day due to being data.]])data]]).


* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: Wailing Desperation, the then nameless OneWomanWail from the prologue of the first episode; it was really short, but having been presented at a crucial and dramatic moment, it left quite an impact.

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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic:
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Wailing Desperation, the then nameless OneWomanWail from the prologue of the first episode; it was really short, but having been presented at a crucial and dramatic moment, it left quite an impact.



* EnsembleDarkhorse: In short, this series is to ''Franchise/KamenRider'' what ''[[Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger Shinkenger]]'' is to ''Franchise/SuperSentai''.

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: EnsembleDarkhorse:
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In short, this series is to ''Franchise/KamenRider'' what ''[[Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger Shinkenger]]'' is to ''Franchise/SuperSentai''.



* EvilIsSexy: Saeko.

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* EvilIsSexy: EvilIsSexy:
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Saeko.



* HilariousInHindsight: While no crossover with ''Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger'' has been planned (unlike ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'' prior), two unintended parallels have surfaced - Memory Gadgets attach to Double's weapons while each carry one of the season's collectible items (the Gaia Memories much like the Shinkenmaru and Inroumaru with their Hiden Discs), and both Kirihiko and [[spoiler:Mako's father]] married ''into'' their respective families.
** Three now. [[spoiler:In ''Shinkenger'', it turned out that the real head of the Shiba family is a girl - fan reaction is mostly positive, but you let Akiko take charge of ONE detective agency, and out come the pitchforks...]]

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* HilariousInHindsight: HilariousInHindsight:
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While no crossover with ''Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger'' has been planned (unlike ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'' prior), two unintended parallels have surfaced - Memory Gadgets attach to Double's weapons while each carry one of the season's collectible items (the Gaia Memories much like the Shinkenmaru and Inroumaru with their Hiden Discs), and both Kirihiko and [[spoiler:Mako's father]] married ''into'' their respective families.
** *** Three now. [[spoiler:In ''Shinkenger'', it turned out that the real head of the Shiba family is a girl - fan reaction is mostly positive, but you let Akiko take charge of ONE detective agency, and out come the pitchforks...]]



** The Gaia Memory Enhancement Adapter in ''W Returns: Accel'' works on both Dopant and Riders' memories. In a nutshell, [[Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger what is good becomes great, what is bad becomes worse.]]
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pviarIHcuK4 Did Akiko's accent rub off on Queen?]]
** Pay attention in #30 when we enter Akiko's dreamworld. You can hear [[Series/KamenRiderFourze Gentaro's ringtone!]]

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** The Gaia Memory Enhancement Adapter in ''W Returns: Accel'' works on both Dopant and Riders' memories. In a nutshell, [[Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger what is good becomes great, what is bad becomes worse.]]
worse]].
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pviarIHcuK4 Did Akiko's accent rub off on Queen?]]
Queen]]?
** Pay attention in #30 when we enter Akiko's dreamworld. You can hear [[Series/KamenRiderFourze Gentaro's ringtone!]]ringtone]]!



* MemeticMutation: The screencaps with two-colored text. "Fuck Nasca!" pictures are rather popular.

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* MemeticMutation: MemeticMutation:
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The screencaps with two-colored text. "Fuck Nasca!" pictures are rather popular.



* MoralEventHorizon: [[spoiler: If the powers of the Utopia Dopant don't convince you that Jun is a monster, then the fact that he went after Shotaro and Philip's friends and sucked their faces off will convince you to want to see Jun get his ass handed to]].

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* MoralEventHorizon: [[spoiler: If MoralEventHorizon:
** [[spoiler:If
the powers of the Utopia Dopant don't convince you that Jun is a monster, then the fact that he went after Shotaro and Philip's friends and sucked their faces off will convince you to want to see Jun get his ass handed to]].



* {{Narm}}: In [[Recap/KamenRiderDoubleEp31Ep32TheBCarriedOnTheWind The B Carried On The Wind]], when Shotaro and Philip were walking towards the Beast Dopant near the end, Philip falls down, as usual when they transformed. What makes it hilarious is that they tranform in a semi-slowmo fashion, with the music "Nobody's Perfect", sung by Koji Kikkawa, the actor who plays Sokichi Narumi, their boss, and Philip literally falls on his face...In slowmo.
** Even before that part, we got Terui being handed his behind on a platter. Slo-mo along the song. [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Pure gold]].

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* {{Narm}}: {{Narm}}:
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In [[Recap/KamenRiderDoubleEp31Ep32TheBCarriedOnTheWind The B Carried On The Wind]], when Shotaro and Philip were walking towards the Beast Dopant near the end, Philip falls down, as usual when they transformed. What makes it hilarious is that they tranform in a semi-slowmo fashion, with the music "Nobody's Perfect", sung by Koji Kikkawa, the actor who plays Sokichi Narumi, their boss, and Philip literally falls on his face...In slowmo.
** *** Even before that part, we got Terui being handed his behind on a platter. Slo-mo along the song. [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Pure gold]].


** The series theme song, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpnomDGCdyc W-Boiled Extreme]].

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** The series theme song, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpnomDGCdyc [[https://youtu.be/6TVgGhURh5Y W-Boiled Extreme]].


** '''[[MostAnnoyingSound MAXIMUM DRIVE. MAXIMUM DRIVE. MAXIMUM DRIVE. MAXIMUM DRIVE. MAXIMUM DRIVE]]'''

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** '''[[MostAnnoyingSound MAXIMUM '''MAXIMUM DRIVE. MAXIMUM DRIVE. MAXIMUM DRIVE. MAXIMUM DRIVE. MAXIMUM DRIVE]]'''DRIVE'''


* EarWorm: The sweet muted trumpet hooks in the OP "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQqaQXIoczQ W-B-X ~Double-Boiled Extreme!~]]" (plus the rest of the song is really catchy). And the whole of "Finger on the Trigger". The catchiest {{Engrish}} ever. You have been warned.
** "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKZaIhgr5c0 Love]]♡Wars" will dance its way into your head and never, ever leave.

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