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Total Drama Do Over is a 2012 Total Drama Fix Fic created by CoGreen20 (as well as a slowly expanding writing team) on DeviantArt. The episode structure is essentially the same as that of the original Total Drama, but with different outcomes.

The series has every challenge in the show's canon, give or take a few; but the first season includes every character up to Season Four and seven Original Characters, plus two submitted by fans. This leads to different interactions and eliminations. With the fourth season Total Drama Revenge Do Over, sixteen other original characters, made by DeviantArt users, were added to the roster.

The final season was Total Drama Ridonculous Race Do Over, consisting of characters from the canon Spin-Off Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race, including the new characters from the canon spinoff, canon characters that did not appear in the canon spinoff, and some OCs including one new one, Michael. CoGreen20 would later pen the Pokémon fanfiction Region Trotters, heavily inspired by Total Drama.


First chapter starts here.

This fanfiction includes examples of:

  • Aborted Arc: Brunch of Disgustingness seemed to hint at a Ship Tease between Abigail and Owen, but since he left the island sick, it is not elaborated upon much.
  • Adaptational Jerkass: Dakota, not being presented the same opportunities for Character Development as canon, definitely qualifies. In World Tour, she forges a breakup letter from Abagail to cause drama, rigs Noah out of the competition, and is generally an unpleasant person.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Courtney, while maintaining many of her negative traits from canon, doesn't take a level in jerkass after Island.
    • Duncan, while largely maintaining his canon characterization, has the decency to break things off with Courtney on his own.
  • Adapted Out: Three canon Ridonculous Race Characters, Brody, Mary, and Miles, do not appear. Ellody and Laurie partner up with Scarlett and Dawn, respectively, while Geoff does not compete.
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  • Affectionate Parody: The characters maintain their traits and the challenges mostly remain the same.
  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: Courtney, again, hints at this by crushing on Duncan. Mel does as well, although it seems to be for more physical reasons.
  • Alpha Bitch: Heather and Vanessa.
  • Always Someone Better: While Alejandro has this problem with his brother Jose as in canon, Will also has this as a Freudian Excuse for his emo personality- his parents pay more attention to his brother Jack than him, as Jack is a very talented jock and bullies Will for being lesser than him.
  • Ambiguously Brown: Several contestants and OCs alike.
  • Anything That Moves: Mel.
  • An Aesop: Every episode of All Stars features at least one moral listed in the description, usually pertaining to the eliminated contestant, but occasionally involving other major characters of the episode as well. Some of these fall into Spoof Aesop, such as "Food Fright" claiming Robert's lesson was, ""Pancakes taste better with butter."
  • April Fools' Day: Done in a journal and in an actual episode.
  • Ascended Extra: Most one-shot premergers from canon get a second season, to the point, it'd be easier to list the exceptions - Staci and Beardo. Most even make it to merge, at least once.
    • In-Universe, Justin, Robert, and Randy get much more screen time on their second appearance than their debut.
    • One character, Eva fits this trope in both of the above categories.
    • Noah is an interesting case. While he definitely qualified in the earlier seasons, his appearance on Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race, which came out during Pahkitew Do-Over, retroactively downplayed this example.
  • Author Avatar: CoGreen does this on occasion to speak to the audience or about a character.
  • Batman Gambit: In the ninth inning of World Tour, Scott, after being tipped off by Beth that Courtney insisted on blindsiding Mel, correctly called that she would swap out the dummies in the final challenge. As a result, he switched them back to prevent losing on a technicality.
  • Berserk Button: Charlotte rages at Gwen when she realizes Gwen likes Trent.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Abigail, in the above example.
    • Discussed by Heather in TDWTDO's pilot: she thinks Nathaniel's naievity is a ploy to fool the others while he makes alliances.
  • Big Bad: Alejandro in Island, Vanessa and Heather in Action, Mel in World Tour, Mal in All Stars, Scarlett in Revenge, and Heather and Alejandro in Ridonculous Race.
  • Boke and Tsukkomi Routine: Abigail and Noah, respectively, mainly early in Island.
  • Butt-Monkey: DJ, especially in That's Off The Chain!, when he is constantly slapped and just plain hit this trope is named.
  • Call-Back: Mystery Meat continues to cameo throughout Island, even singing in Brunch.
  • Cassandra Truth: After the events of Brunch of Disgustingness, Noah correctly suspects Alejandro of poisoning Owen's food, which is rejected by most the cast.
    • In Saving Private Leechball, Zoey reporting on Mike/Mal hitting her leads to her elimination.
  • Cliffhanger : First episode of Island.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: Izzy, Sierra, and Abigail are the prominent examples of this.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: "Geeky Love".
  • Creator Cameo: At least a couple regarding Co Green and Mighty Mewtron, the latter of whom appears in "Tale as New As York" as one of the last locals.
  • Character Development: one of the most lauded aspects, giving filler characters their time in the limelight
  • Creator In-Joke: Done often, especially in the extra episode where Vanessa, Anne Maria and Mama DJ go to the mall and in the alternate ending for Island.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Abigail.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Team Maskwak gets ridiculously obliterated throughout "Blast From the Past" to the point Chris forces a last-minute rigged tiebraker so Team Kinosewak can lose. Team Maskwak loses nevertheless.
  • Darker and Edgier: Brunch of Disgustingness. Primarily due to Owen's severe poisoning and Zoey's emotional backstory. It breaks away from the normal comedic routine.
    • All Stars, due to Mal and his dark backstory and acts as the antagonist, as well as his actions towards Bridgette and Zoey.
      • The season is also darkier and edgier than the canon counterpart, given how much of the fanbase found canon Mal underwhelming
    • Scarlett is arguably the most terrifying villain, to the degree Nicole was on the show just to track her down.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Noah maintains this role, with other characters as well, especially Tanner.
  • Demoted to Extra: The Adversity Twins, while not main characters in canon, go home much sooner in Do-Over.
  • Double Entendre: "Hehe...Cody ties knots."
  • Dysfunction Junction: Begins to appear in All Stars.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: The first two seasons use more inside jokes and references and are much less dramatic and adult than the later seasons.
  • Everyone Can See It: Noah and Abigail don't officially start dating until That's Off The Chain and the hints were extremely blatant. Owen seems to support them and notes it, and later the rest of the cast follows.
    • Nicole and Leonard in TDRDO.
  • Everyone Meets Everyone: In the first episode.
  • Everyone Is Related:
    • Nathaniel is Josh's nephew.
    • Coby's biography states that he's Duncan's cousin.
    • Pahkitew makes the claim that Charlotte is related to Sanders.
    • Alice adopted Scarlett an unknown time before Revenge, making her and Chris adopted siblings.
    • One of the locks to the mainframe of Pahkitew Island requires a DNA test, which claims that Colton and Abigail are related.
    • Scott learns in Ridonculous Race that Crimson is his Long Lost Sister, Albertha
  • Expy : Abigail of Mabel from Gravity Falls.
    • Felicity is one of Applejack. Invoked in Celebrity Manhunt 2 when she turns into Applejack and returns back to the show.
  • Everything's Cuter with Kittens: Abigail has a kitten on her shirt.
    • In "Walk Like an Egyptian Part 1", Team Gloom N Doom gets a cat as their reward.
  • Fourth-Wall Mail Slot: Many of the aftermath episodes allowed fans to submit their own video guests.
  • Gainax Ending: The alternate ending to Total Drama Island Do Over. It's apparently canon, but very...odd.
  • Genki Girl: Sierra and Izzy, as usual, and especially Abigail.
    • Krystal as well.
  • Graceful Loser: Many. A few notable examples include:
    • In Action, Tyler, the final premerger, appears upset at first, but is actually really happy to have improved on their performance in Island.
    • The first boots of Ridonculous Race, Katie and Sadie, enjoyed their brief run, and tell the other teams to enjoy the rest of the race.
  • G-Rated Drug: In "Walk Like An Egpytian Part 1", Mel spikes the punch with "a buttload of sugar".
  • Gratuitous Japanese: In the Japan episode of World Tour, Shin speaks Japanese in the Athens commercial.
    • Giselle too, by nature of being a Lolita/weeaboo.
  • Hard-Drinking Party Girl: Mel: "Sometimes I wake up in the morning and can't remember if the previous night was a dream or not."
  • Heel–Face Turn: Happens often with the villains, though some examples take longer than others
    • The first villain to go through this was Vanessa after being locked up for several episodes in a warehouse
    • She was followed by Scott in Total Drama World Tour, most of the villains in Total Drama All Stars, Scarlett and Tanner
    • The last villain to go through this was Alejandro who took losing not only Ridonculous Race Do Over but also losing Heather's heart as a result of her own heel face turn
  • Important Haircut: Will cutting his bangs in the Christmas special, indicating his moving past being a loner.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Both Alejandro and Heather undergo a lot of pain in their respective elimination episodes.
    • In Action, Heather still gets her hair shaved off!
    • Vanessa gets one during Action when Heather locks her away and takes her place on the show.
    • Mel received a huge "The Reason You Suck" Speech from Beth in "Drumheller", and is subsequently eliminated by her later on, the bonus being she's punched by Courtney.
      • In All Stars, she receives her karma for cheating on Duncan with Alejandro, then on Alejandro with Jose when she is eliminated and dumped by all three.
  • Lipstick Lesbian: Vanessa and Sammy.
  • Long-Lost Relative: Subverted with Abigail and Colton, as Chris rigged the door panel to tell them they were related.
    • This was the original plot for Shin and Bridgette, along with with Kissing Cousins and Surprise Incest, before it was changed to Shin being gay and using Bridgette as a beard.
  • Lovable Sex Maniac: Mel, especially in Pahkitew.
  • Love Dodecahedron: The entirety of the TDDO series results in a messy one.
  • Love Triangle: Courtney/Duncan/Mel.
  • Mugged for Disguise: Vanessa by Heather in Action.
  • Musical Episode: "Musical Blunder Number" in Action, despite only having a few songs.
  • Mind Screw: The alternate ending of Island, being mostly a Creator In-Joke.
  • Mistaken for Gay: Many of Topher's teammates mistake his admiration for Chris as something else.
    • Giselle points out the Foe Yay between Harrison and Colton multiple times, though this is subverted with Harrison being actually bisexual.
  • Nepotism: Topher tries to invoke this in Ridonculous as he is Don's son. It doesn't work.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Bridgette, on the heroic hamsters no less, winds up being the person to accidentally unleash Mal. Subverted when Mal is actually the host of the system and has been repressed over the years to the will of his abusive parents
  • Noodle Incident: The extent of the injuries during Topher's time hosting Total Drama Do Over
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: Scarlett believes Ella is doing this.
    • Krystal's strategy is based off of utilizing this to lower everyone's expectations about her.
  • Obvious Rule Patch: New measures are taken after Geoff, prompted by Alejandro, rigs the votes in Island to void similar results in future eliminations.
    • In All-Stars: Mal gets away with it anyway, thanks to Loophole Abuse, which promptly gets patched out for the next elimination.
  • One Steve Limit: Averted with Jack sharing his name with Will's older brother, though the Revenge Jack's real name (only revealed after his season, though) is Jayyid.
    • Also Averted with TDI, TDA, and TDAS competitor Mike (The MPD) with RRDO competitor Michael (One half of the Lawyers with Courtney)
    • Also Averted with TDIDO, TDADO, TDWTDO, TDRRDO competitor DJ; Devon Joseph and one half of team best friends, Devin.
  • Out-of-Character Moment: There are multiple instances of these.
    • Alejandro doesn't cause any chaos during the Christmas Special.
    • Charlotte snaps a bit at Gwen and forbids her from talking to Trent, and their feud culminates in a full on catfight after Alejandro sets Gwen and Trent up.
    • Abigail becomes almost creepily hateful and sadistic towards Duncan at times.
    • Noah agrees to chase squirrels.
    • Will smiles at times. He even cut off his bangs that covered his eyes after he saved everybody's lives during the Christmas Special.
    • The entirety of "Muddy Sundae Muddy". It is totally played for laughs however.
  • Precision F-Strike: Scott says "piss" in "Celebrity Manhunt Part 3".
    • Leonard: "I shall not piss!"
    • TDRDO onward has more vulgarity. In "This is the Pits!" Colton even gets away with saying "shit" uncensored, which is lampshaded.
  • Put on a Bus: At the end of the second Celebrity Manhunt special, Felicity returns to Equestria through a portal and transforms into Applejack because the creator simply got bored with her.
  • Queer Colors: When Giselle reveals that Harrison is bisexual, she throws blue, purple, and pink confetti into the air.
  • A Rare Sentence: In the TDPDO finale:
    Jasmine:Is dodging all of these robotic rocket trees really worth it for my cage-fighting flower shop? ... (long pause) ... For some reason, that sentence sounded okay.
  • Redemption Equals Death: Dave.
  • Retcon: The original Shin/Bridgette plotline in Island with them being cousins was replaced with Shin being gay a few years later to be more inclusive and more logical. A few other, less noticeable edits to older seasons have taken place since around 2016.
  • Sassy Black Woman: LeShawna maintains this role, but Mama DJ takes it Up to Eleven in Action.
    • Mystery Meat parodies this, despite being sentient meat rather than a black woman.
  • "Shaggy Dog" Story: Throughout "Search and Do Not Destroy", Harold is reluctant to go into the girls' bunks where his key is. It was on the front steps of the cabin the whole time.
  • Shipper on Deck: Sierra and Giselle.
  • Shout-Out:
    • In the second aftermath, a guest named Trixie who talks in the third person appears. In the first, a peppy, cupcake loving girl named Penny (submitted by Mew) is a guest. They are references to Trixie Lulamoon and Pinkie Pie respectively.
    • "Total Drama Drama Drama Island" has the "They all collided and crashed!" part. The actual text is a little too long to paste, but it included phrases such as "TwIlIgHtSpArKlE", "JamesXJessie", "PiNkIepIe", "ILIlIkEtUrTLeS", and more.
    • Mama DJ has an "Our Tiny Horses" watch and Harold is part of the fan club.
    • An April Fool's episode that was just the word "mayonnaise" copied and pasted all over again, as a reference to Teen Nick's 2013 April Fool's joke by playing the so-called lost Rocko's Modern Life episode that turned out to be a jar of mayonnaise playing for 30 minutes.
  • Slapstick Knows No Gender
  • Stalker with a Crush: Sierra still remains this, but by Action, in the aftermath, she acts more like a drama-invoker similar to Geoff in the canon TDA Aftermaths.
  • Straight Gay: Several examples:
    • Shin as revealed in Total Drama World Tour Do Over, shocking due to his previous relationship with Bridgette.
    • Michael in The Ridonculous Race Do Over once he explicitly flirts with Jacques.
  • Take a Third Option: After returning as a mole for Chris, Brick, wanting to maintain his honor while fulfilling his end of the agreement, purposefully gets caught in the act of sabotage, allowing himself to get voted out.
  • Take That!: In the mall special, a boy named Brady is used as bait for Fredwina. Brady was the name of an enemy of CoGreen20.
    • Zoey is the runner-up of Island, but doesn't win in the alternate ending. Word of God has suggested it is because CoGreen hates her too much to let her win.
    • Tons against the canon Total Drama. TDWTDO and TDASDO take a ton of potshots towards the canon season five especially.
  • Token Good Teammate: Sky in her alliance with Krystal and Tanner.
    • Leshawna in All Stars, though other members of her team eventually face redemption.
  • Trash the Set:
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Most of the villains after their antagonistic season, and several canon characters
  • The Good Guys Always Win: The villains are usually eliminated just before the final two or three.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Averted for the contestants. Staci, the only first boot not to compete on another season, had a significant cameo in Seek and Ye Shall Lie.
  • Wham Line: Near the end of "Error! Sanity Not Found":
  • Wham Episode: At least one per season, but highlights include:
    • World Tour has "Loch Where You're Going". The fan favorite, Abigail, is eliminated and Duncan dumps Courtney for Mel.
    • All Stars gets it MUCH harder in "Defiled". Mal is revealed to be the system host and is eliminated, Chef replaces Chris temporarily, and the final two is revealed to be Bridgette and Jo.
      • Even before that, Word of God considers "Saving Private Leechball" to be one, since Mike as Mal abuses Zoey, who proceeds to break up with him, and her percieved deception means she is eliminated
    • "Pitching Pahkapella" in Pahkitew: Mel kisses Charlotte who then musically breaks up with Trent, who then has a breakdown and hits Geoff, who he thinks took Charlotte from him.
    • "Tisket, Casket, Blow a Gasket" in Ridonculous Race: Vanessa and Anne Maria reveal that they were fired from Giselle's company by a committee member for suupposedly being lesbian together. Alejandro and Heather get slapped by Dwayne after they insult Junior. Stephanie and Ryan break up after Stephanie is too competitive and emotionally drains Ryan.
  • What Did I Do Last Night?: In "Walk Like An Egyptian: Part 1", after the contestants have a party on the plane.
  • Wholesome Crossdresser: At one point, DJ crossdresses as Djette, and doesn't find it humilitating at all.
    DJette: They're acting like this is supposed to be humiliating! ...I mean... worse case scenario, my makeup smears!?
  • Who's on First?: Plenty with the formation of W.H.A.T

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