Tropes that are involved with repetition. That is to say, repeat information. Or to put it another way, occur more than once with little to no changes between occurrences. In summation, these are tropes that involve repetition.
TL;DR these tropes repeat.
Compare with Added Alliterative Appeal, Cliché, Stock Room, and Sublime Rhyme. Contrast with Double Meaning. See also Circular Definition and Flashbacks and Chronology.
- Always Introduces Themselves
- Anaphora: The sentences of a text all begin with the same string of words.
- Again with Feeling
- Blah, Blah, Blah
- Broken Record
- Circular Reasoning: The premise of an argument is the same as its conclusion.
- Cluster F-Bomb: A character repeatedly says "fuck".
- Confusing Multiple Negatives
- Copycat Mockery
- Didn't We Use This Joke Already?
- Doctor, Doctor, Doctor
- Dialogue Reversal
- The Echoer: Someone can only speak by copying another person's words.
- Gag Echo
- Ironic Echo
- Ironic Echo Cut
- Meaningful Echo
- Narration Echo
- One-Liner Echo
- Twisted Echo Cut
- Epiphora: A text features the same word or group of words at the end of consecutive sentences.
- Episode Tagline
- Here We Go Again!: The story ends with the conflict repeating or the characters going through a conflict similar to the one that was just resolved.
- If It Was Funny the First Time...
- Knows a Guy Who Knows a Guy
- Layman's Terms
- Lineage Ladder
- Madness Mantra: A character repeatedly says a specific phrase to indicate insanity.
- Survival Mantra: A character repeats a phrase to themselves to try and motivate them to endure the difficult times they're going through right now.
- The Name Is Bond, James Bond: A character introduces themselves by saying their surname, then saying their full name.
- Never Heard That One Before
- Oh, No... Not Again!
- One-Liner, Name... One-Liner
- Overly-Long Gag
- I "Uh" You, Too
- Overly Literal Transcription
- Parrot Exposition: A character repeats what another is saying when the dialogue contains plot-relevant information.
- Repeat After Me: A character is told to repeat what another person says and takes that to mean they should repeat everything the other person says.
- Repeat to Confirm
- Stop Copying Me
- Phrase Catcher: A phrase that is often spoken toward a specific character.
- Quoting Myself
- Rapid-Fire "But!"
- Rapid-Fire "No!": A character repeatedly says "no".
- Rapid-Fire "Shut Up!"
- Rapid-Fire "Yes!"
- Repeated for Emphasis
- Repeat What You Just Said
- Repeated Cue, Tardy Response: Someone doesn't respond to their cue until it has been repeated multiple times.
- Repeated Rehearsal Failure
- Repetitive Audio Glitch
- Rhyming with Itself: Rhyming a word with itself.
- Running Gag
- SelfDemonstrating.Mojo Jojo
- Shall I Repeat That?
- Shaped Like Itself: Describing something as being like itself (e.g. a house shaped like a house, orange-flavored oranges).
- Stop Saying That!
- Telegraph Gag STOP
- Welcome to Corneria
- Word, Schmord!: A character dismisses something by saying a word along with the same word having the beginning consonants replaced with "Schm".
- "You!" Squared
- Ad-Break Double-Take
- Amnesia Loop
- Christmas Every Day: A story where it becomes Christmas every day.
- Department of Redundancy Department
- "Double, Double" Title
- Ear Worm
- Eternal Recurrence
- Every Episode Ending
- Generation Xerox: The new generation is a complete copy of their parents.
- "Groundhog Day" Loop: Someone gets forced to re-live the same day over and over.
- Held Back in School: A character gets forced to re-take the school year because of how poorly they're doing.
- His Story Repeats Itself
- History Repeats
- Mook Maker: An enemy that repeatedly spawns more video game enemies.
- New Game Plus
- No-Hoper Repeat
- Once per Episode: Something that happens once in every episode.
- Plagued by Nightmares: A character gets nightmares on multiple occasions.
- Regularly Scheduled Evil
- Repeat Cut
- Repeatable Quest
- Repeating Ad
- Repetitive Name: A character's first name and last name are exactly the same.
- Replay Mode
- Rerun: Re-airing a television episode that has already premiered.
- Rotten Reincarnation
- Rewind, Replay, Repeat
- Rule of Three: The rule that stories must have something occur or appear three times.
- Running Gag: A gag that repeats throughout the series.
- Running Gagged: The running gag is brought to a definitive end.
- Spoofed with Their Own Words
- Trauma Button Ending
- Unnaturally Looping Location
- Vicious Cycle
- Villain Exclusivity Clause