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1%%˛%%˛%%˛%%˛%%˛%% This list of examples has been alphabetized. Please add your example in the proper place. Thanks!˛%%˛%%˛%%˛%%˛%%˛%%˛˛[[quoteright:260:[[Anime/{{Yatterman}}]]]]˛˛A PowerTrio made up of a domineering character and two henchmen or CoDragons. The two henchmen usually look physically different (one [[FatAndSkinny short and fat, the other tall and skinny/buff]]) in addition to having different skills, often BrainsAndBrawn or an unreasonable facsimile; the position of boss may be gained simply by assertiveness. Their boss is usually convinced they're master criminals, even though the two subordinate characters usually fit the bill for StupidCrooks. Terrible Trios are very rarely the real {{Big Bad}}s, and the whole group tends to be played for comedy in the long run. They may have no dark motivations other than fortune or fame, and it's easy to [[IneffectualSympatheticVillain sympathize with them through their repeated defeats]]. They usually have a certain degree of KarmicProtection.˛˛Sometimes, there's a [[TheManBehindTheMan higher-up that the team's boss is accountable to]]. That higher-up is usually [[KnightOfCerebus closer to True Evil]], and considers the team, boss and all, to be ineffective at best. In a more serious story (or if CerebusSyndrome is about to kick in), [[ShooOutTheClowns expect the]] [[GoldfishPoopGang goldfish poop]] [[KilledOffForReal to get flushed]] on most occasions.˛˛In many recent anime, the boss is usually more attractive and the opposite gender of the lackeys. The Terrible Trio are often [[TheFamilyForTheWholeFamily gangsters]], who are strangely less competent than the psycho villain.˛˛See also EvilDuo, QuirkyMinibossSquad, BigThinShortTrio, FreudianTrio, ComicTrio, GoldfishPoopGang, ThoseTwoBadGuys, ThreeAmigos, and, when two or more {{Big Bad}}s work together, BigBadDuumvirate.˛˛----˛!!Example subpages:˛˛[[index]]˛* TerribleTrio/AnimeAndManga˛* TerribleTrio/ComicBooks˛* [[TerribleTrio/AnimatedFilms Films — Animation]]˛* [[TerribleTrio/LiveActionFilms Films — Live-Action]]˛* TerribleTrio/{{Literature}}˛* TerribleTrio/LiveActionTV˛* TerribleTrio/VideoGames˛* TerribleTrio/WebComics˛* TerribleTrio/WesternAnimation˛[[/index]]˛˛----˛!!Other examples:˛˛[[foldercontrol]]˛˛[[folder:Asian Animation]]˛* The primary antagonists of ''Animation/MotuPatlu'' are John the Don, who loves to steal money, jewelry, and similar items, and his dim-witted henchmen, Number 1 and Number 2.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Fan Works]]˛* ''Fanfic/DungeonKeeperAmi'' sports Mercury and her "henchmen" youma, Tiger and Jadeite as the three most powerful players in [[spoiler:Mercury's empire.]] Jadeite himself is the boss of a subset, With Umbra and Mareki often filling a role similar to henchmen. These groups, however, are not only quite successful in battle, but heroic in nature -- making this an inversion.˛* Titan's three henchponies Mysterious, Dementia, and Rep-Stallion from ''Fanfic/MyBravePonyStarfleetMagic''.˛* ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia's'' fanbase has a bit of a meme of calling [[LovableSexManiac France]], [[SmallNameBigEgo Prussia]] and [[LatinLover Spain]] the "Bad Touch Trio". Though it's subverted as despite the name, they're not depicted as ''that'' terrible, more like a trio of comical {{Harmless Villain}}s at worst and a standard ComicTrio at best.˛* In ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone: The Soft World''; the three throwaway baddies outside the White Tower are nicknamed the Terrible Trio by the four, but they don't otherwise resemble the trope.˛* In ''{{Webcomic/Hexane}}'', the [[spoiler:[[FreudianTrio Drow Pimp, Asterion and Laravieve]]]] from three, although they're far more competent.˛* The last quarter of ''Fanfic/OldWest'' has [[BreathWeapon Irvin Worst]] and his allies [[GunsAkimbo Johan Quall]] and [[KnifeNut Kepper]]. Rather prestigious members of the [[ThievesGuild Gunslinger Court]], they're enlisted by [[BigBad Dufayel]] to get rid of the Court's leader, [[UnscrupulousHero Rattlesnake Jake]], once and for all.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Music]]˛* Music/AvrilLavigne (as an AlphaBitch) and her two-girl [[GirlPosse Posse]] qualify as this in the music video for "Girlfriend". [[PoesLaw Meant to a parody on the alpha bitch trope, apparently.]]˛* Stolen City's [[ "Faces"]] has a trio of bullies who beat up a transgender girl in the street after discovering her secret.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Pro Wrestling]]˛* Somewhat disturbingly, Wrestling/{{TNA}} gave this treatment to Wrestling/ChristianCage, Tyson Tomko and Wrestling/AJStyles, despite them being staples of the ''main event''.˛* Wrestling/ThreeMB: Wrestling/JinderMahal, Heath Slater and Wrestling/DrewMcIntyre.˛* For a brief period of time Wrestling/DolphZiggler, Wrestling/AJLee, and Wrestling/BigELangston made up one of these. Ziggler, the domineering one, decided he didn't need the other two.˛* "The Cutie Pie Club" of SHINE. Strangely, it's Candy Cartwright, not "[[RedBaron Cutie Pie]]" Kiera Hogan, who is leader, something Aria Blake questioned under the mistaken impression Cartwright wanted her opinion.˛* In Wrestling/{{ECW}}, all incarnations of The Triple Threat stable.˛* Back when they were making their debut, Wrestling/TheShield qualified. They were also dangerous because they repeatly interfered in matches against wrestlers who they weren't even feuding with.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Theater]]˛* Don John, Borachio, and Conrade in Shakespeare's ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing.''˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Web Animation]]˛* ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner''˛** Strong Bad, Strong Mad, and The Cheat were all originally portrayed this way. Now, they're a ComicTrio.˛** Still played straight with their Old-Timey counterparts ([[DastardlyWhiplash Sir Strong Bad,]] [[MonsterClown The Strong Man,]] and [[RodentsofUnusualSize The Sneak]]), however.˛* Lenny, Bruce, and Melvin in ''[[WebAnimation/ShutUpCartoons Smosh Babies]]''.˛* The villains of ''Machinima/ArbyNTheChief'''s 7th season: Eugene Black, Tyler King, and Colin Hunt.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Web Original]]˛* Season 7 of ''Machinima/ArbyNTheChief'' has [[BigBad Eugene]] and his two co-moderators in his trolling clan, [[PsychoSidekick Tyler]] and [[EvilGenius Colin]]. Cortana even at one point calls them a "terrible trio".˛[[/folder]]˛----


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