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  • Lonelygirl15 contains plenty of these, but some of the most surprising examples include On The Run, What the F* @k???, 5:00PM, My Fatal Mistake, KIDNAPPED! and Bloodlines: Part 4.
  • Kate Modern: Precious Blood, in which Lauren is abducted, the team discover a top secret Order base, the killer is (at last!) revealed to be Terry, Steve's faith is tested to breaking point, Steve and Charlie kiss, Gavin leaves for Manchester and the Watcher dies.
  • Survival of the Fittest has had several:
  • Season 2, Episode 7 "Tempest" of The Leet World. Leeroy is kicked off the show, the box from Noonian is revealed to be a Red Herring planted by the Producer, and a video message from Leeroy reveals that the Noonian scientists have all been killed, and that the Producer has been dead for five years.
  • In the Whateley Universe novel "Christmas Elves", at the end of chapter 2, team sweetheart Jade Sinclair (The Chick) is stabbed through the heart while Fey is unable to stop it. Since this is a comic book world, she gets better. But then the cute kid of the team goes psycho and murders dozens of Mooks to rescue herself and Fey. And it's hilarious.
  • AH Dot Com the Series: the first season ending episodes "Of Ships and Captains" and "Once More Into the Breech", which suddenly showed the very serious back-story that led, years in the past, to the current largely comedic rambling adventures of the battered old ship and crew -- and then those events return to haunt them...
  • Episode Nine of There Will Be Brawl. Zelda stabbed Link and left him for dead, Bowser sacrificed himself so Luigi can escape his castle, and Red was killed in an explosion.
  • The end of the current chapter of the Union series. Up until this point, the main characters have been fighting a grey war, until at the end of their current assignment they discover they will either directly or indirectly commit Xenocide.
  • In The Slender Man Mythos:
    • Marble Hornets: Entry #26 Alex is alive and still stalked by The Operator and Entry #49 Alex kills a man and leaves his body for The Operator
    • Seeking Truth: Inside the Labyrinth Zeke encounters the Slender Man and Lizzie is killed
    • Tribe Twelve: "HELLOTHERE" and "COMECLOSER" Videos from the Observer and Nature Trail Visit Noah encounters the Slender Man and blacks out for a week.
    • Everyman HYBRID has "Healthy Eating" The HYBRID crew encounters the real Slender Man after realizing it isn't their friend Daniel in the fake suit, Joke's Over The crew realizes they're not being pranked and abandon the fitness aspect, and One step forward, two steps back The Rake attacks Evan and murders Alex's dog
  • The Secret Life of Dolls' "Paradise Lost". Edward Tallen makes good on his claims that he's dangerous, and kills Ellowyne Two.
  • Atop the Fourth Wall has had a few:
    • "Tandy Computer Wiz Kids: Fit To Win #1": Linksano is leaving, not because of a previously teased Mechakara, but because multiverse conqueror Lord Vyce is coming, and after playing him up reveals that he's headed this way. Then Linkara disappears in a flash of light and isn't heared from for AN ENTIRE MONTH.
    • "Silent Hill:Dead/Alive #'s 5 and 6": The Magic Gun is actually an ultra powerful weapon created in a nightmarish ritual using th e soul of an innocent girl. Said girl narrowly saves Linkara from committing suicide by speaking to him allowing him to win. And then to top it off we see Lord Vyce in full view for the first time and learn he's brought in a specialist... Linksano.
    • "Spider-Man: Planet of the Symbiotes" reveals the true identity of The Entity. It's MissingNo using the image of 90's Kid
    • The recent "Youngblood #4/Star Trek III" double feature reveals the intruder wasn't Mechakara, it was Lord Vyce.
  • The Spoony Experiment (AT4W's sister series of sorts): Let's Play Final Fantasy X part 3. Black Lantern Spoony is intent on taking the show back and is bringing back the one person that can help him do just that, or to put it more accurately: TIDUS OF ZANARKAND, RISE!.
  • The Nostalgia Chick has Kirk VS Picard, which includes a legitimately unexpected twist: they actually had the balls ovaries to kill off BFF Nella! (Though it looks like she will be coming back -- as a quasi-demonic intergalactic force of evil, no less).
  • While less epic and more personal, The Nostalgia Critic's ending of his My Pet Monster review made it this. The realization of just how pathetic his life has been hits him like a ton of bricks and sends him into depression. The following episode turns him into an Iron Woobie who finally gets his happy ending. Just once.
  • An unexpected one occurred during Chapter III of The Insane Quest: Oh, look, a Quirky Miniboss Squad made up of cloned versions of the heroes. They'll probably just be thwarted by the end of this Chapter and then everyone will forget all abou- Wait, did one of them just kill Nico? Well, didn't see that coming. I guess these guys aren't so harmless after al- Wait, now everyone else is dead too? Son of a-!
  • Michael's past is revealed in Vampire Quest, dear god give that man a hug. Came right after hearing our entire country was screwed too.
  • Ben Drowned had a massive one for "The Truth.rth" where BEN managed to be let out into the Internet, free to do whatever he pleases. How did he get out? All the viewers accidentally allowed him into their computers.
  • In New Prime, we have New Prime 4. The gate of lost gates leads to The White Void, revealing that it is in the same universe as The Last Scene, it's revealed that Dutch was Killed Off for Real by The Phantom, Daniels was Ferris' brother, Ferris meets Valavingee, and Bob was revealed to be The Phantom in disguise, as he takes the medicines from Ferris. Talk about Cerebus Syndrome.
  • Agents of Cracked's aptly titled The Plot Twistingest Finale in the History of Final Episodes. Ready? Okay. *deep breath* Spoilers abound: Michael is the Chief's son. Cracked was created entirely to keep Michael busy and hidden, because if the other Chiefs found out there was a "retarded demi-god" running around, they would kill him. T-Bone was a security robot, but he turned on the Chief and leaked Michael's existence to the others. Broked is staffed entirely by doubles of the Cracked team (the Chief invented cloning), including B-Tone, who has been reprogrammed to kill Dan and Michael. There's a secret code on that reveals the secrets of the universe to anyone who reads every single word on the site and buys certain items of Cracked merchandise. Michael has been subconsciously weaving the code into all of his articles. Also, as of the last thirty seconds, he and Dan are a couple.
  • The third year of The Questport Chronicles begins with the titular village celebrating the defeat of the previous year's Big Bad. Then, without warning, a jealous sorcerer destroys the village.
  • Yogscast's Shadow of Israphel series, has episode 34 when we realize the group only has three days and seven hours before the entire planet is suffocated in sand. The next episode is little better with us finding out that Lewis and Simon were very nearly correct in their joking assumption that they shouldn't accept milk from a suspiciously cheery barkeeper, who went on to become n important character in the series... and who was about to kill himself when they met. He would've killed them too out of paranoia if he hadn't decided to risk them not being possessed by the ultimate evil.
  • The NES Godzilla Creepypasta has Trance part 2. Up until that point, there's been nothing more than a few graphical glitches, a few replaced bosses, and some levels have been replaced. Here, Red/the Hell beast starts showing his true colors.