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In a perfect world, every work on TV Tropes would have been in its corresponding namespace right from the get-go. But in the words of Fast Eddie: "If we had had more forethought, that's the way we would have started five years ago."

Thus pages were moved from the Main/ namespace into their correct namespace, but the wicks still need work done. You can help by moving a work's article you happen to come across that is in the wrong place (see How to Move a Page for step-by-step instructions), or list it here. Careful, though. Sites all over the world link to our works' pages. We need to leave a redirect in place to service those links.

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Listed below are works that have been moved to the correct namespace, but still need their wicks changed to point to the new page. If you have any questions, you can refer to the Wick Migration thread. If a page is locked and not an archive, ask here.

See also Completed Namespace Migrations, Franchise Namespace Correction and the Wick Hyphen Migration on the Hyphenated Titles page. There should be no more Main redirects that aren't on this list, cutlisted, or under discussion for transformation into disambigs, but that has only been confirmed up to "Blowing Stuff Up" and down from "Yuri". Here's the list of all Main redirects. Remember that not all redirects show up in the boxes in the Relateds listing. Some are just listed as wicks.


What to do when moving a work:
  1. Move content to the new namespace.note  (Main/WorkName → CorrectNamespace/WorkName)note 
  2. Change any redirects to point to the new article location.note 
  3. If there is a discussion and/or reviews, make a request for them to be moved in the appropriate thread.
  4. Set the page type of the new page to "a work" (or "a creator or person" for the Creator/ namespace) — this is now automated.
  5. If the work title is non-standard and not already customized, go to Customize Wikiword to make a request.
  6. Correct wicks, starting with the indexes.note 
  7. Doublecheck everything, then deposit in the Completed Namespace Migrations page and pat yourself on the back (be sure to keep additional wicks in check).
  8. Cut the Main namespaced version, if you're moving a redirect to its proper namespace.
  9. If, instead, you're changing wicks to ones with a different namespace and a different name, make a redirect to the page being moved to, in a version of the Main redirect's name in that new namespace, to catch inbounds, before cutting the Main redirect.
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It would also be helpful if you Namespace any other links to works that you notice.

Works in bold have 250 wicks or fewer to be moved.


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    Complex Pages 
These pages either refer to different works with the same name, to works which have several adaptations (film, video game, comic book, and so on), to works sharing the same name as a trope, or to a series where you have to decide whether a wick points to the whole series or the first work in it.

If you prefer less complex stuff, just open the folder below.

  • Artistic License - Law - One of its subtropes.
  • Avengers Assemble - WesternAnimation/ or Film/TheAvengers2012 (Avengers Assemble is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the other works or not.)
  • Back to School - Film/ (Back to School is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the movie or not.)
  • Big Damn Villains - Bad Guys Do the Dirty Work or Villainous Rescue.
  • Blood Sport - Film/ (Blood Sport is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the movie or not.)
  • Bonus Stage - WebAnimation/ (Bonus Stage is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the web series or not).
  • Bookworm - VideoGame/ (Bookworm is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the video game or not.)
  • Boy Meets Girl - Literature/, Music, Series/ (Boy Meets Girl is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the other works or not.)
  • Claustrophobia - Fanfic/ (Claustrophobia is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the fanfic or not.)
  • Cyborg - ComicBook/ or Film/ (Cyborg is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the other works or not.)
  • The Dandy - ComicBook/ (The Dandy is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the comic book or not.)
  • Devil May Cry - VideoGame/DevilMayCry1, VideoGame/DevilMayCry2, VideoGame/DevilMayCry3DantesAwakening/, VideoGame/DevilMayCry4, VideoGame/DevilMayCry5 or VideoGame/DevilMayCry for the whole series. The page was split after years of being one page and not all wicks were checked.
  • Drunken Master - Film/ (Drunken Master is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the movie or not.)
  • DuckTales - Franchise/, ComicBook/, VideoGame/, WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987, WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017
  • Dune - Literature/{{Dune}} for the first book, Franchise/{{Dune}} for the whole Franchise, Film/{{Dune|1984}} or Film/Dune1984 for the first film Film/{{Dune|2021}} or Film/Dune2021 for the second film, Film/JodorowskysDune for Alejandro Jodorowsky's attempt at making an adaptation or links to any of the other works on Dune. The page was split after years of being one page and not all wicks were checked.
  • Engrish - AsianSpeekeeEngrish, JapaneseRanguage, BlindIdiotTranslation, TranslationTrainWreck, GratuitousEnglish, IntentionalEngrishForFunny, MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels, or YouNoTakeCandle.
  • Excalibur - ComicBook/ or Film/ (Excalibur is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the other works or not.)
  • Fallen Angel - ComicBook/ (Fallen Angel is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the comic book or not.)
  • Family Business - Film/ (Family Business is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the film or not.)
  • Flight - Film/, Literature/, ComicBook/, or VideoGame/ (Flight is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the other works or not.)
  • Forbidden Zone - Film/ (Forbidden Zone is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the film or not.)
  • From A Certain Point Of View - Literature/ or the trope MetaphoricallyTrue
  • Get Out - Film/GetOut2017 (Get Out! is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the film or not.)
  • Ghost Story - Literature/ (Ghost Story is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the book or not.)
  • God Is Dead - ComicBook/ (God is Dead is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the comic book or not.)
  • Gold Digger - ComicBook/ (Gold Digger is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the comic book or not.)
  • Goth - Manga/ (Goth is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the manga or not.)
  • The Grinch - Literature/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas or one of its adaptations (The Grinch is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the other works or not.)
  • WesternAnimation.Hercules -WesternAnimation/HerculesTheAnimatedSeries, if it refers to the TV spin off of the Disney movie. Wicks referring to the Disney movie should be at WesternAnimation.Hercules.
  • Hired Guns - any trope from the Hired Guns index, Creator/, VideoGame/HiredGuns
  • The Illuminati - ComicBook/ (The Illuminati is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the comic book or not.)
  • Incredibly Lame Pun - Pun or LamePunReaction
  • Film.IronMan - Film/IronMan1 or one of the sequels, unless it refers to the series as a whole.
  • It - Literature/{{It}}, Film/It1990 or Film/It2017
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Manga/, Franchise/ for the overall work, or pages for individual works
  • Kung Fu Jesus - LetsPlay/ (Kung-Fu Jesus is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the Let's Player or not.)
  • Legacy of Kain - VideoGame/BloodOmenLegacyOfKain, VideoGame/LegacyOfKainSoulReaver, VideoGame/LegacyOfKainSoulReaver2, VideoGame/BloodOmen2LegacyOfKain, VideoGame/LegacyOfKainDefiance, VideoGame/Nosgoth, or VideoGame/LegacyOfKain for the series as a whole
  • WesternAnimation.TheLionKing - Franchise/ or one of the individual works.
  • WesternAnimation.TheLittleMermaid - WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid1989 if it refers to the Disney film or WesternAnimation.TheLittleMermaid1992 if it refers to the TV series.
  • Marvel Universe - Franchise/ or WesternAnimation/
  • Mass Effect - Franchise/, VideoGame/MassEffect1 or pages for individual works
  • The Matrix - Franchise/, Film/, Film/TheMatrixReloaded, Film/TheMatrixRevolutions, or something else in the Franchise page.
  • Max Payne - VideoGame/MaxPayne, VideoGame/MaxPayne2TheFallOfMaxPayne, VideoGame/MaxPayne2, VideoGame/MaxPayne3 or Film/MaxPayne
  • Metal Gear - VideoGame/ or pages for individual works (the Franchise/ namespace was misused and need to be corrected)
  • Metroid Prime - VideoGame/, VideoGame/MetroidPrimeTrilogy or pages for individual works
  • Mickey Mouse - WesternAnimation/, WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse2013, or ComicBook/MickeyMouseComicUniverse
  • Film.MortalKombat - Film/MortalKombatTheMovie, Film/MortalKombatAnnihilation, or Film/MortalKombat2021
  • Necessary Evil - Literature/, ComicBook/ or the trope Necessarily Evil
  • Never Live It Down - OnceDoneNeverForgotten for In-Universe examples. Examples that don't refer to a character's actions, don't explain how it's an unfair exaggeration, and/or refer to real life events are misuse and should be removed.
  • Number Two - Script (Number Two is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the script or not.)
  • Oni - VideoGame/ (Oni is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the video game or not.)
  • The Order - ComicBook/ or Film/ (The Order is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the other works or not.)
  • The Pink Panther - Franchise/, WesternAnimation/, Pinball/PinkPanther or Film/ (redirect, but can be used in case of a future split)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean - Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl, Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest, Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd, Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanOnStrangerTides, Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMenTellNoTales, Ride/, VideoGame/ or Pinball/
  • Plot Induced Stupidity - ForgotAboutHisPowers, IdiotBall, or GameplayGuidedAmnesia
  • Postal - VideoGame/Postal2, VideoGame/PostalIII, VideoGame/Postal4NoRegerts [sic], or VideoGame/Postal for the first game and series as a whole
  • The Powerpuff Girls - WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls1998 or Franchise/ThePowerpuffGirls
  • The Purge - Film/ or Series/ (The Purge is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the other works or not.)
  • Ratchet & Clank - Franchise/, VideoGame/RatchetAndClank2002 or VideoGame/RatchetAndClank2016 (VideoGame/ is disambiguation page)
  • Red Alert - VideoGame/ (Red Alert is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the game or not.)
  • Revenge - Series/, ComicBook/, Machinima/ or Music/ (Revenge is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the works or not.)
  • Revival - ComicBook/ or Literature/ (Revival is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the other works or not.)
  • The Ring - Literature/ or Film/ (Film redirects to Literature, but anything referring to the films and not the books should have the namespace for a future split.)
  • Robin Hood - Myth/, Western Animation/, Series/ or other individual works under the Film/ disambiguation.
  • Romeo and Juliet - Theatre/, Music/, or Film/
  • Ronin - ComicBook/, Film/ or VideoGame/ (Rōnin is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the other works or not.)
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - WesternAnimation/RudolphTheRedNosedReindeer1948, WesternAnimation/RudolphTheRedNosedReindeer1964 or WesternAnimation/RudolphTheRedNosedReindeer1998
  • Sailor Moon - Franchise/, Anime/ (for the 1990's show), or other works listed on the Franchise page.
  • Shin Megami Tensei - Franchise/ or one of the listed works.
  • Shoot 'Em Up - Film/ (Shoot 'em Up is also a video game genre, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the Film or not.)
  • The Sims - VideoGame/TheSims1, VideoGame/TheSims2, VideoGame/TheSims3, VideoGame/TheSims4, VideoGame/TheSimsMedieval or VideoGame/TheSims for the whole series
  • Squee - ComicBook/ (Squee is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the comic book or not.)
  • Star Wars - Franchise/ (for the film series only; otherwise, use Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse or Franchise/StarWarsLegends), Film/ANewHope (and other individual movies as needed), ComicBook/ or Pinball/
  • Street Fighter - Franchise/ (for the whole series; also see the Franchise page for individual works), Film/, ComicBook/, WesternAnimation/, TabletopGame/ or Series/
  • Superman - Franchise/, ComicBook/, Film/, Pinball, or any other specific works.
    • Film/Superman - Film/SupermanTheMovie or one of its sequels or other adaptations.
  • VideoGame/SuperSmashBros - VideoGame/SuperSmashBros64 if it refers to the original game. Otherwise, to one of the sequels unless it refers to the series as a whole.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987, WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003 or WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2012
  • VideoGame/Tekken - Franchise/ or one of the individual games.
  • That Guy With the Glasses - Website/ChannelAwesome, Creator/DougWalker, or one of his works.
  • ThunderCats - WesternAnimation/{{ThunderCats|1985}} or WesternAnimation/{{ThunderCats|2011}}
  • Tintin - Franchise/, WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfTintin1991 for the series, WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfTintin for the film Or ComicBook/
  • Top Gear - Series/TopGearUK or Series/TopGearUS for the American version
  • WesternAnimation/ToyStory - Franchise/ or WesternAnimation/ToyStory1 if it refers specifically to the first film.
  • Transformers - Franchise/ or pages for individual works
  • Turn Coat - Literature/ (Turncoat is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the book or not.)
  • What If? - Blog/, ComicBook/ or Film/TheFWord (What If? is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the comic book or not.)
  • White Sheep - Fanfic/WhiteSheepRWBY (White Sheep is also a trope, so each wick must be checked whether it relates to the fanfic or not.)
  • Wolv erine - ComicBook/, ComicBook/FrankMillersWolverine, Anime/, Film/TheWolverine, or any other works listed on Franchise/ page.
  • Wrath - {{Revenge}}, RevengeBeforeReason, HairTriggerTemper, TranquilFury, UnstoppableRage, or one of the AngerTropes, RevengeTropes or SevenDeadlySins

    Not-So-Complex Pages 
Just move those to the according namespace.

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