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"Double, Double" Title

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A double Double Double.

"'Demons, Demons, Demons'. Wow. They put a lot of thought into that title."
Cordelia Chase, Angel ("The Ring")


A title that just consists of saying the same word twice.

It's one way to title your story. It could sometimes be laziness, or perhaps two words together in a single title makes it sound more mysterious. It could also mean there are two of that specific word in the story, which could be plot-significant. It may also bring a well-known phrase to mind (eg. "Win-win" or "Liar, liar, pants on fire"). In more fantastic works, it could also have some spell-like connotations (eg. "Double double, toil and trouble", "Mirror, mirror, on the wall").

Note that this trope allows for more than one repetition, e.g. "Triple, Triple, Triple" titles. Titles with multiple repeated words, like Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, also count. However, every word must be repeated, so Doki Doki Panic doesn't count.

Compare Repetitive Name. Also, these kinds of titles are Alliterative Titles by default. Has nothing to do with getting double-digit stats in multiple stat categories in a basketball game.



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  • "Mirror Mirror" by 4Minute.
  • "Mirror Mirror", by LL Cool J from 10.
  • Mirror Mirror (10cc album)
  • Some ABBA songs have repetitive titles:
    • "Andante, Andante"
    • "Gimme, Gimme, Gimme (A Man After Midnight)"
    • "Honey Honey"
    • "I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do"
    • "Money, Money, Money"
    • "On and On and On"
    • "Ring Ring" (also used as an album title)
  • The One-Hit Wonder song "Sugar Sugar" by The Archies.
  • The Beatles:
  • "Mirror Mirror" by Blind Guardian.
  • Bob Dylan's song "Corinna, Corinna".
  • "Mirror Mirror", by Candlemass from their 1988 album Ancient Dreams.
  • "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)", originally sung by Cher, then Covered Up by Nancy Sinatra.
  • David Bowie's "Rebel Rebel".
  • "Mirror, Mirror" by Diamond Rio
  • "Mirror Mirror" by Diana Ross
  • "Mirror Mirror" by Dollar song (also known as "Mirror Mirror (Mon Amour)")
  • Mirror Mirror by Dardanelles, their debut album
  • Duran Duran has two albums called as "Duran Duran" (1981 and 1993).
  • Elvis Costello has the song "Radio, Radio", (off This Year's Model).
  • Evelyn Evelyn:
    • Their eponymous album and song.
    • A song called "Elephant Elephant".
  • Fall Out Boy's "Dance Dance".
  • Falco's "Macho Macho".
  • Mirror, Mirror (EP), an EP by Farewell, My Love
  • Frank Sinatra's song "New York, New York".
  • The Fugs' "Morning, Morning".
  • Gary Glitter's "Shout Shout Shout"
  • Mirror Mirror (Ghinzu album)
  • "Mirror Mirror" by Helloween
  • "Mirror, Mirror (Look into My Eyes)", by Def Leppard from High 'n' Dry
  • "Doctor Doctor" by Iron Maiden
  • "Bang Bang" by Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj
  • "Mirror Mirror", by the Kamelot from Karma
  • Mirror Mirror (Kelly Price album)
  • "Mirror Mirror", by King Diamond from the 2007 album Give Me Your Soul...Please
  • "Mirror Mirror" (M 2 M song), later covered by American pop singer Taylor Horn in 2006
  • "Pata Pata" by Miriam Makeba.
  • Mirror, Mirror (soundtrack) (1990), soundtrack for the above film Mirror, Mirror
  • "Mirror Mirror (I See a Damsel)", by Violent Femmes from New Times
  • "Alien alien" by NayutalieN
  • "Mirror Mirror", by Pinkerton's Assorted Colours
  • "Hush Hush" by the Pussycat Dolls
  • "Little Little" by Red Velvet.
  • "Doctor Doctor" by Robert Palmer... haaaalt, that falls under Refrain from Assuming, the official title is "Bad Case of Loving You".
  • "Mirror Mirror" by Solid Base song
  • "Doctor Doctor" by the Thompson Twins
  • "Cheeba Cheeba" by Tone Lōc
  • Mirror Mirror (EP), by Twiztid
  • "Doctor Doctor" by UFO
  • Talk Talk has a song called "Talk Talk".
  • "Darkness, Darkness" by The Youngbloods

  • Boeing Boeing. Made into a movie in 1965.
  • I Do! I Do!
  • Mary Mary
  • "Tommy, Tommy", a song from the musical Tenderloin.

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