Episode 32: Archetype is Not a Dirty Word

When we enjoy a movie, TV episode, comic or video game we give most of the credit to the great characterization of the hero, villain and everything in-between. Without good characters, there are no good stories.

But what makes these characters so great? Is it their actions, their struggles, or the fact that they kick a lot of ass?

This week we try to discover the secret recipe to great characters, why people love the anti-hero, while also exploring archetypes that are kinda the worst — I’m looking at you, Mary Sue.

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