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Comic Books

Finn: Ice King, what's the deal? I thought we made some personal breakthroughs last time!
Jake: Why you even gotta get sassy, man?
Finn: Seriously! You act like you're all cool for like a whole couple months and then BAM: back to type!

Film-Live Action

Bruce Banner: So, last time I saw you, you were trying to kill everybody. Where are you at these days?
Loki: It varies from moment to moment.


"I don't give a shit about politics. I don't care who is in power, what party wants to make a balls-up of everything. But I know people like you. I have been meeting them all my life. You would serve Hitler, your type. Or Mussolini, or the OAS if it suited you. Or anybody. Regimes change, but bastards like you never change..." He was shouting, limping towards the man with the gun whose snout had not quavered a millimetre in the hand that held it.

"You want me to take a Sith whose trustworthiness seems to depend on the time of day, the season, and the phases of whatever moons happen to be nearby, on a potentially dangerous mission to the Sith homeworld?"
Luke Skywalker, regarding Vestara Khai, Fate of the Jedi: Ascension


Live-Action TV

Cavil: Boomer's my pet Eight. She's seen the light of reason. And an Eight can make a passionate ally.
D'Anna: Until she sees something shiny.

Will: I thought we were friends.
Sue: That got boring.

Web Original

Another sweet thing is that Godzilla is completely unpredictable, and, as such, represents the Ultimate Duality of Awesome: When he leaves the warm beaches of Monster Island and emerges from the dark waters near the Japanese coastline, you don't know if he's there to smash orphanages or save the universe from a rampaging giant space monster who shoots lasers out of its forehead and spits acid on hot Japanese babes. That's just how he rolls. One minute he's Earth's saviour, the next minute he's grabbing handfuls of cheering humans and grinding them between his massive, pointy teeth.

As another ideological bad guy, Magneto is very susceptible to the "lesser of two evils" motif's pull. To him, the ultimate evil would always be mankind, and if that meant siding with the X-Men, he could swallow it. But with the switching back and forth and the dying all the time, keeping track of whether he's good or bad is so hard it makes your kidneys bleed.

I don't think Carter has ever really had much of a handle on Kersh. This was a chance for him to step out of the shadows and pledge his allegiance to Mulder and the X-Files but instead he remains very much on the fence, as usual...Like most of Carter's authority figures, it isn't a case of bring morally ambiguous but doing whatever the plot requires of you.

Video Games

"What? Naesala and the Ravens of Kilvas betrayed us? Again?"

"Just because we fought together once doesn't mean we're all buddy-buddy now."

"What the fuck?! I can't keep track of how many times this guy has switched sides!"
Toru Higashi about Jin Kuwana, Lost Judgment

Web Video

"Godzilla is one of the weirdest characters in existence for simultaneously being a hero and a villain. And I don't mean in an Anti-Hero sense. I mean in a 'Hmm, today I feel like killing lots of people. Yesterday, I felt like doing a funny dance in outer space!'"

Western Animation

"I, Baron Von Beaver, once bad, then good, then bad again, and now something that's neither."
Norbert as Baron Von Beaver, The Angry Beavers

"Not much changes around here... except for the occasional allegiance."
Rattrap to Dinobot, Transformers Beast Wars

"Timmy, eh? Well, he did help me find my long-lost son. But, then again, he tried to thwart my attempt to bulldoze Dimmsdale Flats. He also got in the way of getting the Striker Z race car. Then again, it was a screaming metal deathtrap. On the other hand..."
Doug Dimmadome (Owner of the Dimmsdale Dimmadome), The Fairly OddParents!