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Do you watch movies about costumed heroes and think, “Wow, that guy’s a pussy. I sure hope a much cooler bad guy kicks his ass"?
#21 summarizing the mindset of this trope, The Venture Bros.

“Evacuate? In our moment of triumph? I think you overestimate their chances.”
“But Governor Tarkin, sir, the… Oh wow! Look at the rebel base go up in flames! Just like that pesky X-Wing Lord Vader fried!”
“I told you! The Death Star never loses.”

In between his make-out sessions with the skanks, Bischoff, taking center stage on a podium above the entrance ramp, began to preach the message of the New World Order to the crowd. His statement was clear: WCW sucks. It was a familiar rallying cry, one that was repeated over and over again to the point that no one watching the show could miss it. And even if they did ignore Bischoff's rantings, the presentation of WCW at the event would certainly sway their opinion.
R. D. Reynolds and Bryan Alvarez on nWo SOuled Out (1997), The Death of WCW

"Look, there's smart villains, there's clever planning, and then there's just pulling crap out of your ass! This situation is designed so there isn't any other possible solution than the one presented, and it's so contrived, so forced, that I am surprised Prometheus couldn't escape Green Lantern's energy construct by just wiggling his tongue! After all, he could stop everything else through these devices, so why not that too?!"
Linkara about Prometheus from Justice League: Cry for Justice

Our Dark Lord can't be killed by weapons, magic, starvation, disease, or any other conventional method. Only our heroes can defeat the Dark Lord with... uh... um... Whoops! We accidentally made our Dark Lord invincible! Oh crap! Better make some MacGuffins for the heroes to find...


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