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This is a list of characters for the Blog Could It Exist In Real Life. Most of these characters are specifically from the webcomic in the blog.

Webcomic Continuity:

     Human Protagonists 

S.T. Filmmaker

Professor Maple


Wii Defict Plus

A weapon designed by Maple to aid S.T. in his adventures.


See Antagonists below.

A race of creatures created by Maple in an attempt to create copies of Pokemon.






The Reality Is Fun Fiction Is Not group, dedicated to stopping CIEIR.

Head Guy Ronald




  • Heel–Face Turn: It happens offscreen and it makes it worse for S.T. as he almost killed her.
  • Kick the Dog: She overpowers Chu-ey and puts a bullet in his head. he gets better though.
  • Trigger Happy: Her first appearance outside the meeting she opens fire on the CIEIR house.


  • Meaningful Name: he is as arrogant as his greek myth counterpart and burns just as fast.


  • Butt-Monkey: Played with during Fanship Point Counterpoint. On screen S.T. and Natalie despise one another, but off screen they work together very well.
  • Cross-Dressing Voices: S.T. Voices Natalie as well, but with the pitch increased.
  • Get a Hold of Yourself, Man!: She does this to S.T. without slapping him when he suffered a psychotic break.
  • Heel–Face Turn
  • OnlySaneWoman: Ironically she was sent to this group because her parents thought she was insane.

Trainer Purple

A Pokemon fan that only wanted real Pokemon, after being rejected, by S.T. he decides to take matters into his own hands.

Live Action Continuity:

As of May 1st 2014 S.T. made a live action version of both Could It Exist In Real Life? and Straight Up Reviews. While some of the tropes of the web comic apply there are a few new tropes regarding the characters as well as different plot settings and new characters.

     C.I.E.I.R. Could It Exist In Real Life? 
The organization dedicated to defictionalizing fictional mediums.

S.T. Filmmaker

Amateur Filmmaker, Leader and Host of CIEIR. His job is basically, talking about a certain medium and finding a means to prove it exists in real life. Just don't ask him why there's no L in the acronym.

Tropes associated with S.T.

  • Author Avatar: A self proclaimed one.
  • Batter Up!: While his Wii Mote can fit into other shells like guns, he prefers to use it in this method using the bat shell.
  • Determinator In chapter 6 of the Senzu Saga, it's shown in his battle with Tatl that he will not back down easy in a fight, even though he's later seen bloodied up and on the verge of passing out.
  • Talking to Himself: With Maple and Straight Up.

Professor Maple:

The resident Mad Scientist who created S.T.'s Wii Mote and is often called upon for situations too complicated for S.T. to understand.

Tropes Associated With Professor Maple.

Wii Defict Plus

S.T.'s Signature Weapon. Equipped with an A.I., it is one of S.T.'s trusted weapons.

Tropes Associated with Wii Defict Plus

  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Each time it shoots out a different colored beam it means something else: Blue involves dimensional traveling. If someone get's shot, they get sent to a reprogrammed destination. If a wall is shot a Portal is created. Green is a non lethal stun weapon, that knocks out whoever is hit. It also doubles as a force field. Red heals the injured, sick or possessed. Yellow kills and white is a literal Deus ex Machina.
  • Foil: To Straight Up, almost every interaction with him.

     Straight Up Reviews 

Straight Up

Host of Straight Up Reviews, he often gives honest reviews on certain mediums mostly movies.

Tropes Associated with Straight Up



Flop Schlock

The first live action villain on the show. He is the source of all bad Storytelling.

Tropes Associated With Flop Schlock


A secret weapon that is the essence of all fans of Stanley Kubrick.

Tropes associated with Kubrickgeist


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