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* Milo from ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'' at least until he TookALevelInBadass, [[BadassBookworm saved Atlantis]], and got the girl.
* Cogsworth regularly suffers comic incidents in ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast''. This is especially evident in the UpdatedRerelease, where his entire role in the added musical number seems to consist of nothing but him being picked on.
** Also there's Gaston's [[BumblingSidekick loyal sidekick]] Lefou. Gaston uses him as a punching bag ever so often.
*** Lefou even means "the daft," "the crazy", "the demented" or "the fool".
* Sid from ''WesternAnimation/IceAge''.
** The Majority of Sid's problems are self-imposed, either through not being properly careful, or through having delusions of grandeur.
** But I think the award goes to Scrat. Nothing ever goes the poor guy's way. He exists only for the purpose of being a butt-monkey -- er, squirrel. Thing.
*** Butt-Saber-Toothed-Squirrel.

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* Milo from ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'' at least until he TookALevelInBadass, [[BadassBookworm saved Atlantis]], and got the girl.
*
''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'':
**
Cogsworth regularly suffers comic incidents in ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast''.incidents. This is especially evident in the UpdatedRerelease, where his entire role in the added musical number seems to consist of nothing but him being picked on.
** Also there's Gaston's [[BumblingSidekick loyal sidekick]] Lefou. Gaston uses him as a punching bag ever so often.
***
often. Lefou even means "the daft," "the crazy", "the demented" or "the fool".
fool", so it's even [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]].
* Sid from ''WesternAnimation/IceAge''.
''WesternAnimation/IceAge'':
** Sid. The Majority of Sid's his problems are self-imposed, either through not being properly careful, or through having delusions of grandeur.
** But I think the award goes to Scrat. Nothing ever goes the poor guy's way. He exists only for the purpose of being a butt-monkey -- er, squirrel. Thing.
***
Thing. Butt-Saber-Toothed-Squirrel.



* Bagheera and Kaa from ''Disney/TheJungleBook''.
* [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''. For most of the film, Po is always getting slapped around by fate and other characters. And sure, it's funny, but since he's the protagonist, we get to see what it's like form his point of view, even before he says this: "I stayed because every time you threw a brick at my head, or said I smelled, it hurt -- but it could never hurt more than every day of my life just being ''me''!" Then it's {{subverted}} in the sense that fate has actually been guiding him just in the right direction.
* Ice Cream Man in ''Disney/LiloAndStitch''. Doesn't possess the luck to get through his ice cream without losing it.
* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': Banzai, who gets claw-marks and thorns in his butt.
** Nuka from [[Disney/TheLionKingIISimbasPride the second film]] arguably qualifies. Scrawny, neurotic, and high-strung, with barely any mane on his neck, he's TheUnfavorite of Zira's children. As a result, he is subject to constant abuse from his mother, both physical and emotional, and his siblings make no effort to stand up for him. Despite this, (or perhaps ''because'' of this) he constantly tries to gain his mother's approval, [[spoiler: and it ends up killing him. Only ''then'' does she [[WhatHaveIDone come to her senses]].]]
** [[Creator/RowanAtkinson Zazu]] who starts out as Mufasa's PR guy and constantly finds himself at the butt of Simba's antics. After Scar takes over, he is reduced to being in a cage and is almost eaten by the hyenas on several occasions.
* Captain Hook from ''Disney/PeterPan''.
* [[Disney/{{Pocahontas}} Percy]] the pug. He's quite frequently tripping, falling from high heights, or smashing into things, all because he happens to be the [[DesignatedVillain villain's dog]] [[spoiler: at least before he switches owners]]. However, no one likes torturing him more than Meeko the raccoon. Whenever Percy has the chance to eat something, Meeko is always there to snatch it away from him. On one occasion, after he hordes a pile of bones intended for the two of them to share, Meeko [[ThrowTheDogABone offers a single bone to Percy.]] Then he breaks it and offers him a ''smaller'' piece, before finally [[YankTheDogsChain eating it just as Percy was about to grab it]]. What a bastard.
** And Flit, who despite his caution and practical edge. He is often comically abused by Meeko, almost ''drowns'', and John Smith later catches him in a cookie, which was virtually inescapable for him.

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* Bagheera and Kaa from ''Disney/TheJungleBook''.
*
''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'': [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''.Deconstructs this trope]]. For most of the film, Po is always getting slapped around by fate and other characters. And sure, it's funny, but since he's the protagonist, we get to see what it's like form his point of view, even before he says this: "I stayed because every time you threw a brick at my head, or said I smelled, it hurt -- but it could never hurt more than every day of my life just being ''me''!" Then it's {{subverted}} in the sense that fate has actually been guiding him just in the right direction.
* ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'': Ice Cream Man in ''Disney/LiloAndStitch''.Man. Doesn't possess the luck to get through his ice cream without losing it.
* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': ''The Lion King'' movies:
** ''Disney/TheLionKing'':
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Banzai, who gets claw-marks and thorns in his butt.
*** [[Creator/RowanAtkinson Zazu]] who starts out as Mufasa's PR guy and constantly finds himself at the butt of Simba's antics. After Scar takes over, he is reduced to being in a cage and is almost eaten by the hyenas on several occasions.
** ''Disney/TheLionKingIISimbasPride:'' Nuka from [[Disney/TheLionKingIISimbasPride the second film]] arguably qualifies. Scrawny, neurotic, and high-strung, with barely any mane on his neck, he's TheUnfavorite of Zira's children. As a result, he is subject to constant abuse from his mother, both physical and emotional, and his siblings make no effort to stand up for him. Despite this, (or perhaps ''because'' of this) he constantly tries to gain his mother's approval, [[spoiler: and it ends up killing him. Only ''then'' does she [[WhatHaveIDone come to her senses]].]]
** [[Creator/RowanAtkinson Zazu]] who starts out as Mufasa's PR guy * ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'': Cruella often treats Horace and constantly finds himself at the butt of Simba's antics. After Scar takes over, he is reduced to being in a cage and is almost eaten by the hyenas on several occasions.
Jasper this way. Also, Jasper treats Horace like this, too.
* Captain Hook from ''Disney/PeterPan''.
* [[Disney/{{Pocahontas}} Percy]]
''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'':
** Percy
the pug. He's quite frequently tripping, falling from high heights, or smashing into things, all because he happens to be the [[DesignatedVillain villain's dog]] [[spoiler: at least before he switches owners]]. However, no one likes torturing him more than Meeko the raccoon. Whenever Percy has the chance to eat something, Meeko is always there to snatch it away from him. On one occasion, after he hordes a pile of bones intended for the two of them to share, Meeko [[ThrowTheDogABone offers a single bone to Percy.]] Then he breaks it and offers him a ''smaller'' piece, before finally [[YankTheDogsChain eating it just as Percy was about to grab it]]. What a bastard.
** And Flit, who despite his caution and practical edge. He is often comically abused by Meeko, almost ''drowns'', and John Smith later catches him in a cookie, which was virtually inescapable for him.



* [[TheKlutz Jeremy]] in ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNimh''. Even sweet Mrs Brisby wants a restraining order from him.
* In ''Animation/TheSnowQueen2012'', Orm is this. When he tries to reject his duty to the Snow Queen and save Gerda, she calls him a coward.
* In ''Animation/SonOfTheWhiteHorse'', if someone's to be humiliated, it'll be Kőmorzsoló.
* Beast Boy From TeenTitansTroubleInTokyo, He's constantly punched and beaten. Most of it comes from Raven, from beginning to end.
* [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Mr. Potato Head]] from the ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' series.
* M-O, unintentionally caused by [[WesternAnimation/WallE WALL•E]]. WALL•E himself could count as well, as he gets blasted at, crashed into, broken, and tossed into walls regularly.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNimh'': [[TheKlutz Jeremy]] in ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNimh''. Even sweet Mrs Brisby wants a restraining order from him.
* In ''Animation/TheSnowQueen2012'', ''Animation/TheSnowQueen2012'': Orm is this. When he tries to reject his duty to the Snow Queen and save Gerda, she calls him a coward.
* In ''Animation/SonOfTheWhiteHorse'', if ''Animation/SonOfTheWhiteHorse'': If someone's to be humiliated, it'll be Kőmorzsoló.
* WesternAnimation/SouthPark: Six words: "Oh my g-d! They killed Kenny!"
* ''TeenTitansTroubleInTokyo'':
Beast Boy From TeenTitansTroubleInTokyo, He's Boy, he's constantly punched and beaten. Most of it comes from Raven, from beginning to end.
* [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Mr. Potato Head]] from the ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' series.
*
''[[WesternAnimation/WallE WALL•E]]'':
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M-O, unintentionally caused by [[WesternAnimation/WallE WALL•E]]. WALL•E.
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WALL•E himself could count as well, as he gets blasted at, crashed into, broken, and tossed into walls regularly.



* The slightly oddball koala Nigel (voiced by EddieIzzard) from Disney's ''The Wild'', Nigel never gets any respect and gets made fun by some of the animals at the zoo because he's a cute, furry koala bear- this is mainly because of a doll of him that is sold in the zoo shop and says... "I'm so cuddly I like you!" when someone pulls his string.
* Six words: "Oh my g-d! They killed Kenny!" (South Park)
* ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'': Cruella often treats Horace and Jasper this way. Also, Jasper treats Horace like this, too.
* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}''

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheWild'': The slightly oddball koala Nigel (voiced by EddieIzzard) from Disney's ''The Wild'', EddieIzzard). Nigel never gets any respect and gets made fun by some of the animals at the zoo because he's a cute, furry koala bear- this bear. This is mainly because of a doll of him that is sold in the zoo shop and says... says "I'm so cuddly I like you!" when someone pulls his string.
* Six words: "Oh my g-d! They killed Kenny!" (South Park)
* ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'': Cruella often treats Horace and Jasper this way. Also, Jasper treats Horace like this, too.
* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}''
''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'':
2nd Oct '16 10:06:05 PM OffTheDeepEnd
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** And Flit, who despite his caution and practical edge, is often comically abused by Meeko. Almost ''drowns'' within a minute of being introduced. John Smith later catches him in a cookie, which was virtually inescapable for him.
** Thomas throughout 3/4 of the movie--he nearly drowns (mere minutes into the movie), is clumsy, can't shoot and is manipulated by Ratcliffe. Even when he thinks he's doing right by [[spoiler:shooting Kocoum to save John's life]], he only manages to make things worse.

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** And Flit, who despite his caution and practical edge, edge. He is often comically abused by Meeko. Almost ''drowns'' within a minute of being introduced. Meeko, almost ''drowns'', and John Smith later catches him in a cookie, which was virtually inescapable for him.
** Thomas throughout 3/4 of the movie--he nearly drowns (mere minutes into the movie), drowns, is clumsy, can't shoot and is manipulated by Ratcliffe. Even when he thinks he's doing right by [[spoiler:shooting Kocoum to save John's life]], he only manages to make things worse.
18th Jun '16 9:01:01 AM VVK
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* [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''. We'll laugh at Po getting slapped around by fate and other characters, but then he says this: "I stayed because every time you threw a brick at my head, or said I smelled, it hurt -- but it could never hurt more than every day of my life just being ''me''!" That's less funny. \\
\\
Then, of course, it gets complicated as he becomes a BadAss hero ''without'' stopping being humorously clumsy; it's like having this trope and eating it. But to begin with, he's an example.

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* [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''. We'll laugh at For most of the film, Po is always getting slapped around by fate and other characters, characters. And sure, it's funny, but then since he's the protagonist, we get to see what it's like form his point of view, even before he says this: "I stayed because every time you threw a brick at my head, or said I smelled, it hurt -- but it could never hurt more than every day of my life just being ''me''!" That's less funny. \\
\\
Then, of course, it gets complicated as he becomes a BadAss hero ''without'' stopping being humorously clumsy;
Then it's like having this trope and eating it. But to begin with, he's an example.{{subverted}} in the sense that fate has actually been guiding him just in the right direction.
18th Jun '16 8:57:27 AM VVK
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* [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''. We'll laugh at Po getting slapped around by faith and other characters, but then he says this: "I stayed because every time you threw a brick at my head, or said I smelled, it hurt -- but it could never hurt more than every day of my life just being ''me''!" That's less funny. \\

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* [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''. We'll laugh at Po getting slapped around by faith fate and other characters, but then he says this: "I stayed because every time you threw a brick at my head, or said I smelled, it hurt -- but it could never hurt more than every day of my life just being ''me''!" That's less funny. \\
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* [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''. We'll laugh at Po getting slapped around by faith and other characters, but then he says this: "I stayed because every time you threw a brick at my head, or said I smelled, it hurt -- but it could never hurt more than every day of my life just being ''me''!"\\ That's less funny.

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* [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''. We'll laugh at Po getting slapped around by faith and other characters, but then he says this: "I stayed because every time you threw a brick at my head, or said I smelled, it hurt -- but it could never hurt more than every day of my life just being ''me''!"\\ ''me''!" That's less funny.funny. \\
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* [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''. We'll laugh at Po getting slapped around by faith and other characters, but then he says this: "I stayed because every time you threw a brick at my head, or said I smelled, it hurt -- but it could never hurt more than every day of my life just being ''me''!"\\

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* [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''. We'll laugh at Po getting slapped around by faith and other characters, but then he says this: "I stayed because every time you threw a brick at my head, or said I smelled, it hurt -- but it could never hurt more than every day of my life just being ''me''!"\\''me''!"\\ That's less funny.
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* [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''. We'll laugh at Po getting slapped around by faith and other characters, but then he says this: "I stayed because every time you threw a brick at my head, or said I smelled, it hurt -- but it could never hurt more than every day of my life just being ''me''!"\\
\\
Then, of course, it gets complicated as he becomes a BadAss hero ''without'' stopping being humorously clumsy; it's like having this trope and eating it. But to begin with, he's an example.
27th Mar '16 8:28:51 PM RisefromYourGrave
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* Ice Cream Man in Disney/{{Lilo and Stitch}}. Doesn't possess the luck to get through his ice cream without losing it.

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* Ice Cream Man in Disney/{{Lilo and Stitch}}.''Disney/LiloAndStitch''. Doesn't possess the luck to get through his ice cream without losing it.
18th Mar '16 12:36:35 PM CerotechOmega
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* Finnick from ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' doesn't get his ass beaten all the time, but he is pretty much humiliated by pretending to be a baby and having everyone actually fall for it, which it's implied he doesn't really like. Even Nick teases him about it (though he does get him back for it later on in the movie).

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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}''
**
Finnick from ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' doesn't get his ass beaten all the time, but he is pretty much humiliated by pretending to be a baby and having everyone actually fall for it, which it's implied he doesn't really like. Even Nick teases him about it (though he does get him back for it later on in the movie).movie).
** [[SlapstickKnowsNoGender Judy]] also gets mocked when she gets buried in sand, lands sunny-side-down in mud, slides into frigid water, falls into a toilet, and accidentally walks onto wet cement. That said, the times she actually gets hurt are ''not'' PlayedForLaughs.
16th Mar '16 11:28:49 AM liamh
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* ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'': Cruella often treats Horace and Jasper this way. Also, Jasper treats Horace like this, too.

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* ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'': Cruella often treats Horace and Jasper this way. Also, Jasper treats Horace like this, too.too.
* Finnick from ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' doesn't get his ass beaten all the time, but he is pretty much humiliated by pretending to be a baby and having everyone actually fall for it, which it's implied he doesn't really like. Even Nick teases him about it (though he does get him back for it later on in the movie).
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