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21st May '18 6:45:23 PM CnHGirl
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* ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'':
** Gene suffers from this from time to time due MiddleChildSyndrome. He generally seems to love being in the limelight due to his love of music and performing, but he's probably at his most obnoxious in "Beefsquatch".
** Linda's sister Gayle is much worse than Gene when she gets into this mode due to her low self-esteem, which is often. She tries to steal Linda's boyfriends just because Linda likes them (Linda lets Gayle do this), she frequently fakes injuries to get attention, and she blows any instance of positive attention she gets completely out of proportion.
6th Apr '18 3:12:53 AM DesiredUsernameTaken
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* Mr. Cat from ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}''. It goes so far that one time he actually ''wanted'' to be beaten up by Bad Kaeloo - who has SuperStrength - for the sake of appearing on television.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'':
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Mr. Cat from ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}''. Cat. It goes so far that one time he actually ''wanted'' to be beaten up by Bad Kaeloo - who has SuperStrength - for the sake of appearing on television. television.
** [[AlphaBitch Pretty]]. She once claimed to be DrivenToSuicide because of having a sister like Eugly ([[KickTheDog while Eugly was standing next to her]]) simply to get attention from Mr. Cat. She also has no problem with utterly humiliating Kaeloo, Stumpy, Quack Quack and Mr. Cat to get more likes on ''Website/{{Facebook}}'' parody site "Fakebook".
19th Feb '18 9:47:08 AM AmuckCricetine
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** Bender pulls stunts all the time so that people will pay attention to him. The biggest probably being when he got a slave population to build a towering statue of him that said "Remember Me!" and then shot fire from its eyes.

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** Bender pulls stunts all the time so that people will pay attention to him. [[Recap/FuturamaS3E17APharaohToRemember The biggest probably being when he got a slave population to build a towering statue of him that said "Remember Me!" and then shot fire from its eyes.eyes]].



** On Mom's birthday, all the robots went to celebrate with her. Bender started trying to draw her eye from the crowd, blithely yelling, among other things, "''I need attention''!"

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** [[Recap/FuturamaS2E14MothersDay On Mom's birthday, all the robots went to celebrate with her. Bender started trying to draw her eye from the crowd, blithely yelling, among other things, "''I need attention''!"attention''!"]]



** Epitomized in "Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy", where his suggestions for (unflattering) names for Lisa's doll made to compete against Malibu Stacy fall on deaf ears, leaving him desperately crying out for attention.
** It's also emphasized heavily in the non-canon story in "Treehouse of Horror II":

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** Epitomized in "Lisa "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS5E14LisaVsMalibuStacy Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy", Stacy]]", where his suggestions for (unflattering) names for Lisa's doll made to compete against Malibu Stacy fall on deaf ears, leaving him desperately crying out for attention.
** It's also emphasized heavily in the non-canon story in "Treehouse "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS3E7TreehouseOfHorrorII Treehouse of Horror II":II]]":



** In "Treehouse of Horror VI", specifically "Attack of the 50-Foot Eyesores", the ad company executive claims this is true of the giant advertising mascots ''and'' advertisements in general, and that they need attention to live; if people stop paying attention to them, they lose their power. (And indeed, isn't that how advertising works?) Of course, it's hard for the townsfolk ''not'' to give attention to a group of monsters destroying the city, but Lisa and PaulAnka are able to convince everyone to ignore them.

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** In "Treehouse "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS7E6TreehouseOfHorrorVI Treehouse of Horror VI", VI]]", specifically "Attack of the 50-Foot Eyesores", the ad company executive claims this is true of the giant advertising mascots ''and'' advertisements in general, and that they need attention to live; if people stop paying attention to them, they lose their power. (And indeed, isn't that how advertising works?) Of course, it's hard for the townsfolk ''not'' to give attention to a group of monsters destroying the city, but Lisa and PaulAnka are able to convince everyone to ignore them.



** "The F Word" deals with a bunch of attention-grabbing Harley-riding bikers so loud and obnoxious that ''Cartman'' was the first to call them out.

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** "The "[[Recap/SouthParkS13E12TheFWord The F Word" Word]]" deals with a bunch of attention-grabbing Harley-riding bikers so loud and obnoxious that ''Cartman'' was the first to call them out.
31st Dec '17 4:23:52 PM captainpat
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** All of the contestants qualify in ''some'' capacity, most particularly [[AlphaBitch Heather]], [[CuteAndPsycho Izzy]], [[GoGetterGirl Courtney]], [[HomeschooledKids Ezekiel]], [[DistractedByTheSexy Justin]], [[HotScoop Blaineley]], [[BadLiar Staci]] and [[DramaQueen Dakota]]. Deconstructed with Dakota though, as Dawn "reads her aura" and claims it's actually [[IJustWantToBeLoved a repressed cry for love]], which Dakota's reaction hints is correct.

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** All of the contestants qualify in ''some'' capacity, most particularly [[AlphaBitch Heather]], [[CuteAndPsycho Izzy]], [[GoGetterGirl Courtney]], [[HomeschooledKids Ezekiel]], [[DistractedByTheSexy Justin]], [[HotScoop Blaineley]], Blaineley, [[BadLiar Staci]] and [[DramaQueen Dakota]]. Deconstructed with Dakota though, as Dawn "reads her aura" and claims it's actually [[IJustWantToBeLoved a repressed cry for love]], which Dakota's reaction hints is correct.
24th Nov '17 5:50:57 PM WillKeaton
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* Allen in ''WesternAnimation/AllenGregory'' is this in full spades. Everything he does always has to drawn attention to himself and everything has to be about him (he is only 7 years old!) His father, Richard, is even worse; if the attention isn't focused on him, he will ''make'' it be on him, regardless who it affects.

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* Allen in ''WesternAnimation/AllenGregory'' is this in full spades. Everything he does always has to drawn attention to himself and everything has to be about him (he him. (He is only 7 years old!) His father, Richard, is even worse; if the attention isn't focused on him, he will ''make'' it be on him, regardless who it affects.
30th Sep '17 3:05:39 PM Pichu-kun
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* EvilDiva Ember [=McClain=] from ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'' is obsessed with people knowing who she is and obsessing over her. Her FreudianExcuse is that in life she was an unpopular girl who died young and forgotten.

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* EvilDiva Ember [=McClain=] [=McLain=] from ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'' is obsessed with people knowing who she is and obsessing over her. Her FreudianExcuse is that in life she was an unpopular girl who died young and forgotten.



* Kuzco from the ''[[Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove The Emperor's New Groove/School]]'' series, which seem to be parallel continuities. The movie features CharacterDevelopment, so that at the end, he becomes a very nice, likable guy. In the series, however, he still acts like a attention-loving jerk, as though the events of the movie had never happened.
* Stewie and Peter on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', to hilarious extremes. Meg qualifies as a more desperate and lonely version of this, though she's always played as the ButtMonkey.

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* Kuzco from the ''[[Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove The Emperor's New Groove/School]]'' ''WesternAnimation/TheEmperorsNewSchool'' series, which seem to be parallel continuities. The movie features CharacterDevelopment, so that at the end, he becomes a very nice, likable guy. In the series, however, he still acts like a attention-loving jerk, as though the events of the movie had never happened.
* {{Flanderization}} turned popular kid Trixie Tang from ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' into one. This is best seen in an episode where Timmy wishes that he and Trixie were the only two people on Earth. It backfires when Trixie becomes over clingy to make up for the lack of attention she was receiving.
* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'':
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Stewie and Peter on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', Peter, to hilarious extremes. Meg qualifies as a more desperate and lonely version of this, though she's always played as the ButtMonkey.



* Bender of ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' pulls stunts all the time so that people will pay attention to him. The biggest probably being when he got a slave population to build a towering statue of him that said "Remember Me!" and then shot fire from its eyes.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'':
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Bender of ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' pulls stunts all the time so that people will pay attention to him. The biggest probably being when he got a slave population to build a towering statue of him that said "Remember Me!" and then shot fire from its eyes.



** Rainbow Dash can slip into becoming a real attention horse at times, up to the point that in the episode "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E8TheMysteriousMareDoWell The Mysterious Mare Do Well]]", she puts people in danger by insisting on shouting her new catchphrase instead of saving them from accidents.

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** Rainbow Dash can slip into becoming a real attention horse at times, up to the point that in the episode "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E8TheMysteriousMareDoWell The Mysterious Mare Do Well]]", she puts people in danger by insisting on shouting her new catchphrase instead of saving them from accidents. It's later shown that her personality stems from having two overly supportive parents who always cheer her on and call her the best at everything she does, no matter how mundane.



* Eric Cartman of ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'':
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Eric Cartman of ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.Cartman.



* Squidward from ''[[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants [=SpongeBob=] [=SquarePants=]]].'' When he's not keeping himself to himself, he's going around demanding people's attention by displaying interpretive dancing or playing his clarinet ''really'' loudly.

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* Squidward from ''[[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants [=SpongeBob=] [=SquarePants=]]].'' ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'':
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When he's Squidward's not keeping himself to himself, he's going around demanding people's attention by displaying interpretive dancing or playing his clarinet ''really'' loudly.



* Stella is one in ''WesternAnimation/WinxClub''. While she is a good person at heart, she always wants her friends to say how good she is. At one point she makes fake emergencies calls to her friends so that they can attend her make shift fashion show.

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* ''WesternAnimation/WinxClub'':
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Stella is one in ''WesternAnimation/WinxClub''.one. While she is a good person at heart, she always wants her friends to say how good she is. At one point she makes fake emergencies calls to her friends so that they can attend her make shift fashion show.
30th Sep '17 2:59:06 PM Pichu-kun
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* Ty Lee from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', with a FreudianExcuse. She is from a very large family and will do anything to make herself stand out from her many look-alike sisters.
** Ty Lee actually plays with this trope a bit, as at the end of the series, she seems to have a bit of off-screen CharacterDevelopment and [[spoiler:joins the Kyoshi Warriors, and she doesn't care that they all dress identically]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'':
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Ty Lee from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Lee, with a FreudianExcuse. She is from a very large family and will do anything to make herself stand out from her many look-alike sisters.
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sisters. Ty Lee actually plays with this trope a bit, as at the end of the series, she seems to have a bit of off-screen CharacterDevelopment and [[spoiler:joins the Kyoshi Warriors, and she doesn't care that they all dress identically]].


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* EvilDiva Ember [=McClain=] from ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'' is obsessed with people knowing who she is and obsessing over her. Her FreudianExcuse is that in life she was an unpopular girl who died young and forgotten.
13th May '17 7:22:14 PM Looneygamemaster
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** WesternAnimation/BugsBunny isn't above this, [[DependingOnTheWriter particularly]] under Creater/RobertMcKimson. "Rebel Rabbit", for example, has him cause havoc throughout the world just to prove "that a rabbit can be more obnoxious than anybody!"

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** WesternAnimation/BugsBunny isn't above this, [[DependingOnTheWriter particularly]] under Creater/RobertMcKimson. "Rebel Rabbit", for example, has him cause havoc throughout the world USA just to prove "that a rabbit can be more obnoxious than anybody!"
13th May '17 7:21:22 PM Looneygamemaster
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** WesternAnimation/BugsBunny isn't above this, [[DependingOnTheWriter particularly]] under Creater/RobertMcKimson. "Rebel Rabbit", for example, has him cause havoc throughout the world just to "prove that a rabbit can be more obnoxious than anybody!"

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** WesternAnimation/BugsBunny isn't above this, [[DependingOnTheWriter particularly]] under Creater/RobertMcKimson. "Rebel Rabbit", for example, has him cause havoc throughout the world just to "prove that prove "that a rabbit can be more obnoxious than anybody!"
13th May '17 7:21:03 PM Looneygamemaster
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** WesternAnimation/BugsBunny isn't above this, [[DependingOnTheWriter particularly]] under Creater/RobertMcKimson. "Rebel Rabbit", for example, has him cause havoc throughout the world just to "prove that a rabbit can be more obnoxious than anybody."

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** WesternAnimation/BugsBunny isn't above this, [[DependingOnTheWriter particularly]] under Creater/RobertMcKimson. "Rebel Rabbit", for example, has him cause havoc throughout the world just to "prove that a rabbit can be more obnoxious than anybody."anybody!"
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