Category:Alien Tropes

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"He was a candidate for a Midwestern congressional seat, and he hired me to manage his campaign advertising. Unfortunately, his opponent turned up something in his past with which we could not cope."
"Let me guess: he was secretly a liberal."
"Worse. An alien."
"You're kidding?! An undocumented alien running for--"

"No. A space alien, Ms. Walters."
Sensational She-Hulk #11, Jan. 1990

A character of extraterrestrial origins. For tropes about what makes them alien, see Bizarre Alien Biology.

If you thought it meant "illegal aliens" and signed up, click Race Tropes.

If there are no aliens at all, see Absent Aliens.

Not to be confused with Otherness Tropes.

* Aliens Are Bastards

  • Alien Non-Interference Clause
  • Aliens Speaking English
  • Ancient Astronauts
  • Area 51
  • Descriptively Named Species
  • First Contact
  • First Contact Math
  • I Come in Peace
  • Innocent Aliens
  • Klingons Love Shakespeare
  • Mistook the Dominant Lifeform
  • Protocol Peril
  • The Right of a Superior Species
  • Roswell That Ends Well
  • Scary Dogmatic Aliens
  • Servant Race
  • Slave Race
  • Superior Species
  • To Serve Man
  • What Measure Is a Humanoid?
  • What Measure Is a Non-Human?
  • The Xenophile

  • * Abusive Alien Parents

  • Alien Abduction
  • Alien Among Us
  • Alien Catnip
  • Alien Kudzu
  • Aliens and Monsters
  • Aliens Never Invented the Wheel
  • Aliens Steal Cable
  • Aliens Steal Cattle
  • Amusing Alien
  • Bizarre Alien Biology
  • Came From the Sky
  • Chest Burster
  • Crop Circles
  • ET Gave Us Wi-Fi
  • Exposed Extraterrestrials
  • Higher-Tech Species
  • The Men in Black
  • Mirror Chemistry
  • More Teeth Than the Osmond Family
  • Named After Their Planet
  • Solid Gold Poop
  • Spice of Life
  • Stronger with Age
  • They Look Like Us Now
  • Touched by Vorlons
  • Unusual Ears
  • Ultraterrestrials

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    Pages in category "Alien Tropes"

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