History Characters / WhoFramedRogerRabbit

15th Feb '17 2:15:32 PM rafi
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%%* CanonForeigner: He was not in the novel.

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%%* NiceGuy
* ThePrankster: An infamously reputed one.

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%%* NiceGuy
* NiceGuy: He is a bald, middle-aged gentleman with an eccentrically jovial, lighthearted personality who loves and cares deeply for the welfare of all Toons.
* ThePrankster: An infamously reputed one. He likes to play harmless practical jokes on people sometimes.



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%%* CanonForeigner

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%%* CanonForeigner* CanonForeigner: Santino is a character created for the film, and does not appear in the original novel.



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Comes hand-and-hand with being a ByTheBookCop.

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Comes hand-and-hand with being a ByTheBookCop. Though he carries a stiff demeanor, he looks out for Eddie as he's concerned of his alcoholism and disapproves of his improper conduct toward any superiors.



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[[caption-width-right:260:The most popular character of the film [[BestKnownForTheFanservice for obvious reasons]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:260:The [[caption-width-right:243:The most popular character of the film [[BestKnownForTheFanservice for obvious reasons]]]]
8th Feb '17 12:58:02 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* YourCheatingHeart: Well, he IS just a little too intimate with Jessica who is already married to Roger.


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* CorruptCorporateExecutive: He is the ''sole'' stockholder of Cloverleaf Industries, and intends to force the city to rely on the freeway he intends to build in Toontown's place.
7th Feb '17 7:43:35 AM ectostar
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* HighClassGloves: Jessica wears long, over the elbow, purple fingerless gloves.



* OperaGloves: Purple ones.
6th Feb '17 8:37:45 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* BrokenBird: Behind all of that drinking and sarcasm is a man still very much distraught over the loss of his brother.
29th Jan '17 4:43:37 PM needsanewhobby
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* ADogNamedDog: "Rabbit" is a surname rather than an epithet, so it counts.
22nd Jan '17 7:09:17 AM Fretless94
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15th Jan '17 10:15:03 AM YT45
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The protagonist of our story. Grizzled PrivateDetective who slipped into alcoholism and developed a bitter antipathy against Toons after his brother Teddy got murdered by one of them when they were investigating a case in Toontown. He is hired to take some dirty pictures about Jessica Rabbit's affair with Marvin Acme, but is pulled into the murder investigation (against his will) after Acme gets murdered and Jessica's husband, Roger is framed for it.

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The protagonist of our story. Grizzled ex-cop and PrivateDetective who slipped into alcoholism and developed a bitter antipathy against Toons after his brother Teddy got murdered by one of them when they were investigating a case in Toontown. He is hired to take some dirty pictures about Jessica Rabbit's affair with Marvin Acme, but is pulled into the murder investigation (against his will) after Acme gets murdered and Jessica's husband, Roger is framed for it.



* PrivateDetective: He and Teddy had this job, till the latter was flattened by a piano by a Toon, [[spoiler: who turns out to be none other than Judge Doom at the end]].

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* PrivateDetective: He and Teddy had were police officers who did this job, on the side, till the latter was flattened by a piano by a Toon, [[spoiler: who turns out to be none other than Judge Doom at the end]].end]]. After his brother's death, Eddie crawled inside a bottle, resigned (or possibly kicked out) from the LAPD, and barely gets enough PI work to pay his bills.
7th Jan '17 2:48:58 PM gjjones
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* BadassBoast: At the end of the film:
-->'''Doom''': [[spoiler:Remember me, Eddie. When I killed your brother, I talked [[PunctuatedForEmphasis JUST... LIKE... THIIIIIIS!]]

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* BadassBoast: At the end of the film:
-->'''Doom''': [[spoiler:Remember me, Eddie. When I
film, Doom tells Eddie about [[spoiler:how he killed your brother, I talked [[PunctuatedForEmphasis JUST... LIKE... THIIIIIIS!]]Teddy once he goes OneWingedAngel]].
7th Jan '17 2:47:19 PM gjjones
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The protagonist of our story. Grizzled PrivateDetective who slipped into alcoholism and developed a bitter antipathy against Toons after his brother got murdered by one of them when they were investigating a case in Toontown. He is hired to take some dirty pictures about Jessica Rabbit's affair with Marvin Acme, but is pulled into the murder investigation (against his will) after Acme gets murdered and Jessica's husband, Roger is framed for it.

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The protagonist of our story. Grizzled PrivateDetective who slipped into alcoholism and developed a bitter antipathy against Toons after his brother Teddy got murdered by one of them when they were investigating a case in Toontown. He is hired to take some dirty pictures about Jessica Rabbit's affair with Marvin Acme, but is pulled into the murder investigation (against his will) after Acme gets murdered and Jessica's husband, Roger is framed for it.



* TheAlcoholic: At the beginning of the movie Eddie Valiant has been an alcoholic since his brother was murdered by a Toon, but he drops the habit by the end.

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* TheAlcoholic: At the beginning of the movie Eddie Valiant has been an alcoholic since his brother Teddy was murdered by a Toon, but he drops the habit by the end.



* CharacterDevelopment: Eddie starts off as a cynical man who hates all toons; he does show respect towards some toons (e.g., Betty Boop) and his hatred mostly stems from his brother being murdered by an evil toon. After the events of trying and succeeding in clearing Roger's name, his hatred goes away and he begins to show his long lost sense of humor.
* ChekhovsSkill: Him and his brother being raised in a circus as clowns along with extensive expierence with toons from he and his brother worked as detectives in Toontown helps him out at the finale.

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* CharacterDevelopment: Eddie starts off as a cynical man who hates all toons; he does show respect towards some toons (e.g., Betty Boop) and his hatred mostly stems from his brother Teddy being murdered by an evil toon. After the events of trying and succeeding in clearing Roger's name, his hatred goes away and he begins to show his long lost sense of humor.
* ChekhovsSkill: Him and his brother Teddy being raised in a circus as clowns along with extensive expierence with toons from he and his brother worked as detectives in Toontown helps him out at the finale.



* CynicismCatalyst: While Eddie doesn't blame himself about it, his brother's murder led to his antipathy for Toons. [[spoiler: Solving the murder while also finding his brother's killer serves as an [[InvertedTrope inverted example]], having become better and letting go of his stuff for toons.]]

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* CynicismCatalyst: While Eddie doesn't blame himself about it, his brother's Teddy's murder led to his antipathy for Toons. [[spoiler: Solving the murder while also finding his brother's killer serves as an [[InvertedTrope inverted example]], having become better and letting go of his stuff for toons.]]



* DefectiveDetective: Eddie not only has an alcohol problem, but also has trouble with his relationship and is traumatized by his brother's death.

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* DefectiveDetective: Eddie not only has an alcohol problem, but also has trouble with his relationship and is traumatized by his brother's Teddy's death.



* DrowningMySorrows: Courtesy of his brother's death.

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* DrowningMySorrows: Courtesy He drinks a lot of alcohol after his brother's death.



* DullSurprise: He's not very surprised to discover that [[spoiler: Judge Doom was a Toon in disguise. As he puts it, "That lame-brain freeway idea could only be cooked up by a Toon."]] Averted when he discovers that [[spoiler: Doom was the Toon who killed his brother]].

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* DullSurprise: He's not very surprised to discover that [[spoiler: Judge Doom was a Toon in disguise. As he puts it, "That lame-brain freeway idea could only be cooked up by a Toon."]] Averted when he discovers that [[spoiler: Doom was the Toon who killed his brother]].Teddy]].



* FreudianExcuse: The reason for his dislike of Toons is because one murdered his brother.

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* FreudianExcuse: The reason for his dislike of Toons is because one murdered his brother.Teddy.



* GrumpyBear: [[FreudianExcuse He's still getting over the death of his brother]].

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* GrumpyBear: [[FreudianExcuse He's still getting over the death of his brother]].Teddy]].



* PrivateDetective: He and his brother had this job, till the latter was flattened by a piano by a Toon, [[spoiler: who turns out to be none other than Judge Doom at the end]].

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* PrivateDetective: He and his brother Teddy had this job, till the latter was flattened by a piano by a Toon, [[spoiler: who turns out to be none other than Judge Doom at the end]].



* YouKilledMyFather: [[spoiler: Judge Doom is the same toon who killed Eddie's brother.]]

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* YouKilledMyFather: [[spoiler: Judge Doom is the same toon who killed Eddie's brother.Teddy.]]



* BadassBoast: His confession to Eddie about [[spoilerthe fact he killed his brother]].

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* BadassBoast: His confession to Eddie about [[spoilerthe fact he At the end of the film:
-->'''Doom''': [[spoiler:Remember me, Eddie. When I
killed his brother]].your brother, I talked [[PunctuatedForEmphasis JUST... LIKE... THIIIIIIS!]]



* BigBad: He's the main antagonist of the film. Not that the [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast name]] is a huge tip-off or anything, but [[spoiler:his murder of Eddie's brother and the death of Acme have made both Eddie and Roger's lives change significantly]]. And that's not counting his plan to [[spoiler:destroy Toon Town]].

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* BigBad: He's the main antagonist of the film. Not that the [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast name]] is a huge tip-off or anything, but [[spoiler:his murder of Eddie's brother Teddy and the death of Acme have made both Eddie and Roger's lives change significantly]]. And that's not counting his plan to [[spoiler:destroy Toon Town]].



* ButForMeItWasTuesday: Scarily averted. [[spoiler:He remembers well having killed Eddie's brother and given his EvilGloating to Eddie he must have enjoyed doing it]].

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* ButForMeItWasTuesday: Scarily averted. [[spoiler:He remembers well having killed Eddie's brother Teddy and given his EvilGloating to Eddie he must have enjoyed doing it]].



* TheChessmaster: He's the mastermind behind every single scheme, from [[spoiler:Acme and Maroon's murder and Roger being framed for the former's murder]] to [[spoiler:plotting to destroy Toontown, and even the murder of Eddie's brother is all a part of his plan]].

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* TheChessmaster: He's the mastermind behind every single scheme, from [[spoiler:Acme and Maroon's murder and Roger being framed for the former's murder]] to [[spoiler:plotting to destroy Toontown, and even the murder of Eddie's brother is all a part of his plan]].Teddy]].



* FinalBoss: He's the last antagonist Eddie has to fight in the film.



* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: [[spoiler:We never see what he really looks like under his rubber mask]].

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* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: [[spoiler:We He may look like a human on the outside, but [[spoiler:we never see what he really looks like under his rubber mask]].this disguise]].



** [[spoiler:He's the Toon who murdered Teddy Valiant by dropping a piano on him, after all]] - and he clearly attempts to [[spoiler:do in Teddy's brother at the climax of the film, too, with a disturbing amount of glee once his disguise falls apart]].

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** [[spoiler:He's He's the Toon one who murdered Teddy killed [[spoiler:Teddy Valiant by dropping a piano on him, after all]] - and he clearly attempts to [[spoiler:do in Teddy's brother at the climax of the film, too, with a disturbing amount of glee once his disguise falls apart]].



* ANaziByAnyOtherName: His design and goals are very Nazi-esque, [[spoiler:the revelation of his identity as a Toon brings an eerie connection to Hitler as well]].
** Judge Doom bears a resemblance to Roland Freisler, a notoriously corrupt Nazi lawyer and judge during World War II.

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* ANaziByAnyOtherName: His design and goals are very Nazi-esque, [[spoiler:the revelation of his identity as a Toon brings an eerie connection to Hitler as well]].
**
Judge Doom bears a resemblance to Roland Freisler, a notoriously corrupt Nazi lawyer and judge during World War II.II. At the end of the film, [[spoiler:the revelation of his identity as a Toon brings an eerie connection to Hitler as well]].



* TheSociopath: Hell yeah. He [[spoiler:plans to exterminate his own species simply for profit, he loves killing both humans and toons and once he revealed himself to Eddie he taunts him about his brother's death in a creepy childish manner]].

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* TheSociopath: Hell yeah. He [[spoiler:plans to exterminate his own species simply for profit, he loves killing both humans and toons and once he revealed himself to Eddie he taunts him about his brother's Teddy's death in a creepy childish manner]].



* VisualPun: During TheReveal where [[spoiler:he tells Eddie that he killed his brother, his eyes pop out of his head and make knife shapes. [[DontExplainTheJoke He's staring daggers at him.]]]]

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* VisualPun: During TheReveal where [[spoiler:he tells Eddie that he killed his brother, Teddy, his eyes pop out of his head and make knife shapes. [[DontExplainTheJoke He's staring daggers at him.]]]]



* WouldYouLikeToHearHowTheyDied: Taunts Eddie about the fact that [[spoiler:he's the one who killed his brother]].

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* WouldYouLikeToHearHowTheyDied: Taunts Eddie about the fact that [[spoiler:he's the one who killed his brother]].Teddy]].


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* DiscOneFinalBoss: [[spoiler:They may have been defeated by Eddie, but all there is left at this point is Judge Doom]].
7th Jan '17 2:41:14 PM gjjones
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* BadassBoast: [[spoiler:His (in)famous gloat to Eddie about the fact he killed his brother]].

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* BadassBoast: [[spoiler:His (in)famous gloat His confession to Eddie about the [[spoilerthe fact he killed his brother]].



* TheChessmaster: [[spoiler:Everything from Acme and Maroon's murder and Roger being framed for the former's murder to plotting to destroy Toontown, and even the murder of Eddie's brother is all a part of his plan]].

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* TheChessmaster: [[spoiler:Everything He's the mastermind behind every single scheme, from Acme [[spoiler:Acme and Maroon's murder and Roger being framed for the former's murder murder]] to plotting [[spoiler:plotting to destroy Toontown, and even the murder of Eddie's brother is all a part of his plan]].



* EvilGloating: [[spoiler:He gloats on how he killed Eddie's brother while speaking in a high pitched voice, unlike most examples, it is horrifying, other times, it comes off as grand and overconfident]].

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* EvilGloating: [[spoiler:He He gloats on how he [[spoiler:he killed Eddie's brother while speaking in a high pitched voice, unlike most examples, it is horrifying, other times, it comes off as grand and overconfident]].



* EyePop: [[spoiler:Once revealed as a {{Toon}}, his eyes briefly bulge in and out while his pupils shrink and expand in a disturbing way. Does a traditional one in his OhCrap moment]].

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* EyePop: [[spoiler:Once revealed After revealing himself as a {{Toon}}, [[spoiler:a {{toon}}, his eyes briefly bulge in and out while his pupils shrink and expand in a disturbing way. way]]. Does a traditional one in his [[spoiler:his OhCrap moment]].



* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Created "Dip", a concoction of turpentine, acetone, and benzene that could actually kill toons at the slightest touch. [[spoiler:At the climax he gets [[KarmicDeath sprayed with it and melted into nothing]]]].

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Created "Dip", a concoction of turpentine, acetone, and benzene that could actually kill toons at the slightest touch. [[spoiler:At At the climax he climax, [[spoiler:he gets [[KarmicDeath sprayed with it and melted into nothing]]]].



* LackOfEmpathy: For starters, in his establishing scene, he boils alive a {{Toon}} shoe just for '''cuddling by his feet'''! Then there's the way he treats his weasels, as well as [[spoiler:his utter lack of guilt when he admits he killed Eddie's brother - in fact, he views it as a great achievement. His NewEraSpeech speech about demolishing Toontown to make a freeway, and his sheer enjoyment of the prospect of its completion, shows how little he regrets destroying his own kind]].

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* LackOfEmpathy: For starters, in his establishing scene, he boils alive a {{Toon}} shoe just for '''cuddling by his feet'''! Then there's the way he treats his weasels, as well as [[spoiler:his his utter lack of guilt when he [[spoiler:he admits he killed Eddie's brother - in fact, he views it as a great achievement. achievement]]. His NewEraSpeech speech about demolishing [[spoiler:demolishing Toontown to make a freeway, and his sheer enjoyment of the prospect of its completion, shows how little he regrets destroying his own kind]].



* ShoutOut: [[spoiler:Recognizing that he's dying, he decides to go out [[Film/TheWonderfulWizardOfOz Wicked Witch style,]] dying words and all]].
* SinisterShades: [[spoiler:They cover his red, disturbing Toon eyes.]]

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* ShoutOut: [[spoiler:Recognizing Recognizing that he's [[spoiler:he's dying, he decides to go out [[Film/TheWonderfulWizardOfOz Wicked Witch style,]] dying words and all]].
* SinisterShades: [[spoiler:They He wears sunglasses to cover his red, [[spoiler:red, disturbing Toon eyes.]]



* [[spoiler:{{Toon}}]]: A rather dark and disturbing take on this idea. As Judge Doom, he's portrayed for most of the film as an extremely anti-Toon human judge with over the top villainy and ambitions. While one could call him eccentric, something seems to be very "wrong" as he has pearly white teeth, stiff movements, completely dark glasses and a black outfit that covers the entirety of his body that he seems to desperate to hide. Underneath all that, [[spoiler:he has the usual cartoonish childishness, but channeled into psychopathy and sadism. He also has mastered the use of ToonPhysics to make his body itself into a very versatile lethal weapon]].

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* [[spoiler:{{Toon}}]]: {{Toon}}: A rather dark and disturbing take on this idea. As Judge Doom, he's portrayed for most of the film as an extremely anti-Toon human judge with over the top villainy and ambitions. While one could call him eccentric, something seems to be very "wrong" as he has pearly white teeth, stiff movements, completely dark glasses and a black outfit that covers the entirety of his body that he seems to desperate to hide. Underneath all that, [[spoiler:he has the usual cartoonish childishness, but channeled into psychopathy and sadism. He also has mastered the use of ToonPhysics to make his body itself into a very versatile lethal weapon]].



* VisionaryVillain: [[spoiler:He wanted to erase Toon Town to create a freeway and goes to make an epic speech about it.]]
* VisualPun: [[spoiler:During TheReveal where he tells Eddie that he killed his brother, his eyes pop out of his head and make knife shapes. [[DontExplainTheJoke He's staring daggers at him.]]]]

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* VisionaryVillain: [[spoiler:He [He wanted to erase [[spoiler:erase Toon Town to create a freeway and goes to make an epic speech about it.]]
* VisualPun: [[spoiler:During During TheReveal where he [[spoiler:he tells Eddie that he killed his brother, his eyes pop out of his head and make knife shapes. [[DontExplainTheJoke He's staring daggers at him.]]]]



* WouldYouLikeToHearHowTheyDied: [[spoiler:Taunts Eddie about the fact that he's the one who killed his brother]].

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* WouldYouLikeToHearHowTheyDied: [[spoiler:Taunts Taunts Eddie about the fact that he's [[spoiler:he's the one who killed his brother]].
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