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16th Sep '16 2:05:12 PM Grayfox
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** And there is an island full of "animal humans". They call themselves "the children of New Olympus" and should to be the descendants of humans and fairies, but they have great aversion to humans. Not without foundation, because once humans have their ancestors called monsters and brutally hunted. However, towards the end of the series, they seem to recognize that there are also good humans.
14th Sep '16 2:59:51 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* The old MGM cartoon "Little Johnny Jet" features a talking, anthropomorphic B-29, who's "old and burnt out", and out of work because jets are getting all the jobs. The final kick in the face seems to be when his newborn son turns out to be a jet. (He wins more respect for jets - when his son saves his life and helps him win a race, however.)

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* The old MGM cartoon "Little Johnny Jet" features a talking, anthropomorphic B-29, who's "old and burnt out", and out of work because jets are getting all the jobs. As a result, he ''really'' hates jets, and seeing as they tend to mock him whenever he tries to get work, this isn't exactly undeserved. The final kick in the face seems to be when his newborn son turns out to be a jet. (He wins does, however, gain more respect for jets - when his son saves his life and helps him win a race, however.race.)
13th Sep '16 4:31:59 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* The old MGM cartoon "Little Johnny Jet" features a talking, anthropomorphic B-29, who's "old and burnt out", and out of work because jets are getting all the jobs. The final kick in the face seems to be when his newborn son turns out to be a jet. (He wins more respect for jets - when his son saves his life and helps him win a race, however.)
13th Aug '16 4:06:02 AM DaibhidC
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPandaLegendsOfAwesomeness'' episode "Serpent's Tooth", the cobra kung-fu master Fu-xi was a great hero until he was betrayed by mammals who believed ReptilesAreAbhorrent.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPandaLegendsOfAwesomeness'' episode "Serpent's Tooth", the cobra kung-fu master Fu-xi was a great hero until he was betrayed by mammals who believed ReptilesAreAbhorrent. When he returns to seek revenge, many of the villagers start distrusting Viper, because she's a snake as well. Even Po turns out to be an InnocentBigot who says Viper isn't like "other snakes".
6th Aug '16 5:55:10 AM Vir
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* ''Ben10AlienForce:'' The Highbreed, who served as BigBad of the first two seasons, looked down on any and all non-Highbreeds, especially humans, viewing them all as mongrels and vermin. They didn't even try to hide it: the Highbreed Commander that Ben fought in the pilot episode openly and relentlessly insulted him with remarks like "filth" and "scum", and when Ben [[ManBitesMan bit his hand]] to escape a NeckLift, freaked out and declared that Ben had "[[HumanityIsInfectious infected]]" him. Unusually, they were content to merely avoid contact with other species in the past. The reason they started their campaign to "cleanse" the universe is because [[spoiler: they discovered that their species has become sterile and will go extinct in a generation or two. [[SuicidalCosmicTemperTantrum They just can't stand the idea of "inferior" beings outliving them.]] However, using the Omnitrix to hybridize them and cure their genetic damage, Ben convinces the Highbreed to drop their villainous ways and reform.]]

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* ''Ben10AlienForce:'' ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce:'' The Highbreed, who served as BigBad of the first two seasons, looked down on any and all non-Highbreeds, especially humans, viewing them all as mongrels and vermin. They didn't even try to hide it: the Highbreed Commander that Ben fought in the pilot episode openly and relentlessly insulted him with remarks like "filth" and "scum", and when Ben [[ManBitesMan bit his hand]] to escape a NeckLift, freaked out and declared that Ben had "[[HumanityIsInfectious infected]]" him. Unusually, they were content to merely avoid contact with other species in the past. The reason they started their campaign to "cleanse" the universe is because [[spoiler: they discovered that their species has become sterile and will go extinct in a generation or two. [[SuicidalCosmicTemperTantrum They just can't stand the idea of "inferior" beings outliving them.]] However, using the Omnitrix to hybridize them and cure their genetic damage, Ben convinces the Highbreed to drop their villainous ways and reform.]]



--> '''Cleveland:''' "AHHHH! A BEAR!"
--> '''Tim:''' "Ahh! A black man! (beat) See it's not nice."

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--> '''Cleveland:''' -->'''Cleveland:''' "AHHHH! A BEAR!"
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BEAR!"\\
'''Tim:''' "Ahh! A black man! (beat) See it's not nice."



* In ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'', most ghosts don't like humans and most humans are terrified of the ghosts. Danny being half-ghost makes it worst, as he's hated period by most ghosts he meets and his Alter Ego is feared and hated by most humans except his SecretKeeper friends/sister and the AlphaBitch. It gets creepy when Danny hears about his parents discussing what to do with his alter ego's remains if they ever caught him.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'', most ghosts don't like humans and most humans are terrified of the ghosts. Danny being half-ghost makes it worst, worse, as he's hated period by most ghosts he meets and his Alter Ego alter ego is feared and hated by most humans except his SecretKeeper friends/sister and the AlphaBitch. It gets creepy when Danny hears about his parents discussing what to do with his alter ego's remains if they ever caught him.



** Somewhat strangely, as a whole the ghosts actually seem to be the more accepting of the two 'species', since non-hostile ghosts don't have any problem with Danny being half-human (they don't really seem to have any objections to humans either) and apart from one or two exceptions any hostility on the part of the ghosts that Danny fights with is more to do with him being in their way, their obsessions, and/or grudges about previous defeats rather than him being a halfa, not to mention that the events of ''The Fright Before Christmas'' heavily imply that in a weird way they see him as being one of them ("Tomorrow you'll see what *this* baby can do! /... But all ghosts share the truce... even half-ghosts like you. "). BlueAndOrangeMorality may apply.

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** Somewhat strangely, as a whole the ghosts actually seem to be the more accepting of the two 'species', since non-hostile ghosts don't have any problem with Danny being half-human (they don't really seem to have any objections to humans either) and apart from one or two exceptions any hostility on the part of the ghosts that Danny fights with is more to do with him being in their way, their obsessions, and/or grudges about previous defeats rather than him being a halfa, not to mention that the events of ''The "The Fright Before Christmas'' Christmas" heavily imply that in a weird way they see him as being one of them ("Tomorrow you'll see what *this* baby can do! /... But all ghosts share the truce... even half-ghosts like you. "). BlueAndOrangeMorality may apply.



* On ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents'', it's strongly implied that fairies tend to look down on other races, specifically anti-fairies, pixies, and genies. Aside from a few FantasticSlurs, this is never really explored.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents'', ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'', it's strongly implied that fairies tend to look down on other races, specifically anti-fairies, pixies, and genies. Aside from a few FantasticSlurs, this is never really explored.



** Though [[spoiler:the mutants are finally granted legal emancipation and allowed above ground]] near the end of Season 6, it's not {{canon}}ically acknowledged until the Season 8 episode "Zap Dingbat".

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** Though [[spoiler:the mutants are finally granted legal emancipation and allowed above ground]] near the end of Season season 6, it's not {{canon}}ically acknowledged until the Season season 8 episode "Zap "Zapp Dingbat".



* Some amount of Fantastic Racism appears in ''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex'' against [=EVOs=]. They generally inspire fear or hatred, when they appear, including [[TheHero main character]], who is frown upon by his own employer. There is also a guy who hunts teenagers down with a giant gun and believes in “KillItWithFire” instead of using the cure. Considering that most of them are mindless monsters and sapient ones known to general public either [[DestructiveSaviour cause major property damage]] (Rex) or perform various acts of terrorism in name of “equality” (The Pack) this treatment may be justified. There is no defined line humanity-EVO s, because this condition is in most cases curable and not only people can went EVO, but also animals, plant or even '''eggs'''.

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* Some amount of Fantastic Racism appears in ''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex'' against [=EVOs=]. They generally inspire fear or hatred, hatred when they appear, including [[TheHero main character]], who is frown frowned upon by his own employer. There is also a guy who hunts teenagers down with a giant gun and believes in “KillItWithFire” KillItWithFire instead of using the cure. Considering that most of them are mindless monsters and sapient ones known to general public either [[DestructiveSaviour cause major property damage]] (Rex) or perform various acts of terrorism in name of “equality” "equality" (The Pack) this treatment may be justified. There is no defined line humanity-EVO s, humanity-[=EVOs=], because this condition is in most cases curable and not only people can went go EVO, but also animals, plant plants or even '''eggs'''.



--> White Knight: " I don't trust anything with nanites!" (attacks Rex)
--> Rex: "EVERYTHING has nanites!"
--> White Knight: " Everything but me."
** This seems to change and take on more active form, when [[spoiler: Black Knight has taken over Providence and uses mind controlling collars to “turn an [=EVO=] curse into a blessing.” They hunt down every [=EVO=], including sentient ones.]] The worst part of it? Society seems to be awfully accepting, though this may be due to [[VillainWithGoodPublicity an official propaganda.]]
* The Canadian animated short, ''The Girl With Pinhead Parents'', is built on this. But it replaces actual races with fantasy beings who have inanimate objects replacing various limbs. The titular character, a girl whose head is shaped like a pin, is forced to be science partners with a boy who has hockey sticks in place of his hands. She's incredibly uncomfortable with this, because her parents have forbidden her to associate with anyone who isn't a pin person and she knows they'll be angry.

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--> White Knight: " -->'''White Knight:''' I don't trust anything with nanites!" (attacks Rex)
--> Rex: "EVERYTHING
nanites! ''(attacks Rex)''\\
'''Rex:''' ''Everything''
has nanites!"
--> White Knight: "
nanites!\\
'''White Knight:'''
Everything but me."
me.
** This seems to change and take on more active form, when [[spoiler: Black Knight has taken over Providence and uses mind controlling collars to “turn "turn an [=EVO=] curse into a blessing." They hunt down every [=EVO=], including sentient ones.]] The worst part of it? Society seems to be awfully accepting, though this may be due to [[VillainWithGoodPublicity an official propaganda.]]
* The Canadian animated short, short ''The Girl With Pinhead Parents'', Parents'' is built on this. But it replaces actual races with fantasy beings who have inanimate objects replacing various limbs. The titular character, a girl whose head is shaped like a pin, is forced to be science partners with a boy who has hockey sticks in place of his hands. She's incredibly uncomfortable with this, because her parents have forbidden her to associate with anyone who isn't a pin person and she knows they'll be angry.



* The Irken race in ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'' look down on every other species, act superior, insult them openly and even enslave them.
** Subverted. They don't look down on the other races because they're not Irken, but because [[spoiler: they're shorter than the Irken leaders, the Almighty Tallest.]]

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* The Irken race in ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'' look down on every other species, act superior, insult them openly and even enslave them. \n** Subverted. They don't look down on the other races because they're not Irken, but because [[spoiler: they're shorter than the Irken leaders, the Almighty Tallest.]]



** Even Pepper feels a little of this due to an understandable fear of mutants. Naturally she's over it by the episode's end. To drive the racism parallels home, [[Comicbook/WarMachine Rhodey]] is the one to shout down Pepper for being ignorant after she expresses some questionable views on Mutant rights.
* On ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes'', Heinous' hate [[WickedWeasel weavils]] with a passion. As a result, weavils tend to be treated as social pests, only good for doing dirty work. Not that this reputation [[AlwaysChaoticEvil isn't entirely undeserved]].

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** Even Pepper feels a little of this due to an understandable fear of mutants. Naturally she's over it by the episode's end. To drive the racism parallels home, [[Comicbook/WarMachine [[ComicBook/WarMachine Rhodey]] is the one to shout down Pepper for being ignorant after she expresses some questionable views on Mutant mutant rights.
* On ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes'', Heinous' Heinouses hate [[WickedWeasel weavils]] with a passion. As a result, weavils tend to be treated as social pests, only good for doing dirty work. Not that this reputation [[AlwaysChaoticEvil isn't entirely undeserved]].



** Simba has shades of this as he is very persistent that the ''Lion'' Guard only contain lions.

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** Simba has shades of this as he is very persistent that the ''Lion'' Guard should only contain lions.



* In the ''Franchise/MonsterHigh'' webisodes, various monster types (vampires vs werewolves; seawater creatures vs freshwater creatures) traditionally do not get along well. Monster society seems to be separate from human society, too, and schools are also segregated. Not only are monster schools separate from human schools, but monster schools themselves are classified according to monster type. The titular school is the first school open to all types of monsters.

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* In the ''Franchise/MonsterHigh'' webisodes, various monster types (vampires vs vs. werewolves; seawater creatures vs vs. freshwater creatures) traditionally do not get along well. Monster society seems to be separate from human society, too, and schools are also segregated. Not only are monster schools separate from human schools, but monster schools themselves are classified according to monster type. The titular school is the first school open to all types of monsters.



** Any Character that isn't a Pony ''will'' be subjected to this one way or another. Even lampshaded with in the show itself. If a character appears to be a major part in an episode, but isn't a Pony, chances are they're going to be an [[ObviouslyEvil outright villain]], a DesignatedVillain, a mere {{Jerkass}} or just shown in a less sympathetic light if they aren't jerkish nor evil[[note]]and if none of this happens, it's because they're a returning character who went through it in a previous appearance[[/note]]. Double Bonus if you happen to be a ''Dragon''. Yes, this even ''includes'' [[ButtMonkey Spike]]. The ''many'' examples below:

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** Any Character character that isn't a Pony pony ''will'' be subjected to this one way or another. Even lampshaded with in {{lampshade|Hanging}}d within the show itself. If a character appears to be a major part in an episode, but isn't a Pony, pony, chances are they're going to be an [[ObviouslyEvil outright villain]], a DesignatedVillain, a mere {{Jerkass}} or just shown in a less sympathetic light if they aren't jerkish nor evil[[note]]and if none of this happens, it's because they're a returning character who went through it in a previous appearance[[/note]]. Double Bonus bonus if you happen to be a ''Dragon''.''dragon''. Yes, this even ''includes'' [[ButtMonkey Spike]]. The ''many'' examples below:



*** In particular the three tribes all have negative viewpoints on each other due to their different cultures and roles in society. Unicorns formed an aristocracy and were seen as snobby elitist bourgeoisie, Pegasi controlled the military and were viewed as violent, knuckle-dragging barbarians, and Earth Ponies were downtrodden farmers seen as uneducated serfs.

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*** In particular the three tribes all have negative viewpoints on each other due to their different cultures and roles in society. Unicorns formed an aristocracy and were seen as snobby elitist bourgeoisie, Pegasi pegasi controlled the military and were viewed as violent, knuckle-dragging barbarians, and Earth Ponies earth ponies were downtrodden farmers seen as uneducated serfs.



** Although it's more InnocentlyInsensitive than actual prejudice, Iron Will (A minotaur) from "Putting Your Hoof Down" is referred as a monster by Pinkie Pie and Rarity.

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** Although it's more InnocentlyInsensitive than actual prejudice, Iron Will (A (a minotaur) from "Putting Your Hoof Down" is referred as a monster by Pinkie Pie and Rarity.



** There are several instances (Particularly in ''Sweet and Elite'' and ''Simple Ways'', of unicorns looking down on or at the very least condescending to earth ponies, particularly Trenderhoof's seemingly innocuous line about having "respect for the work ethic of earth ponies".
** In "The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone", Rainbow Dash is shown to have based her opinion on Griffons on her (negative) experiences with Gilda the Griffon.
-->'''Twilight Sparkle''': I don't know if either of you have read Bygone Griffons of Greatness, but griffons were known to be—
-->'''Rainbow Dash''': Rude, insensitive bullies?

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** There are several instances (Particularly instances, particularly in ''Sweet "Sweet and Elite'' Elite" and ''Simple Ways'', "Simple Ways", of unicorns looking down on or at the very least condescending to earth ponies, particularly Trenderhoof's seemingly innocuous line about having "respect for the work ethic of earth ponies".
** In "The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone", Rainbow Dash is shown to have based her opinion on Griffons griffons on her (negative) experiences with Gilda the Griffon.
-->'''Twilight Sparkle''': I don't know if either of you have read Bygone Griffons of Greatness, but griffons were known to be—
-->'''Rainbow
be—\\
'''Rainbow
Dash''': Rude, insensitive bullies?



-->'''Brain''': That is a horse, Pinky. You are a mouse.
-->'''Pinky''': Oh, don't start that again, Brain.

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-->'''Brain''': That is a horse, Pinky. You are a mouse.
-->'''Pinky''':
mouse.\\
'''Pinky''':
Oh, don't start that again, Brain.



--->'''Steven:''' Who's that?
--->'''Pearl:''' ''(annoyed)'' Not all Pearls know each other, Steven.

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--->'''Steven:''' Who's that?
--->'''Pearl:'''
that?\\
'''Pearl:'''
''(annoyed)'' Not all Pearls know each other, Steven.
6th Aug '16 4:22:40 AM Vir
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* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad''.

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* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad''.''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'':
20th Jun '16 4:20:39 AM Validarmus
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*In the season two episode of ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'', "Auto Erotic Assimilation," Rick hooks up with an alien hive-mind called "Unity" who had recently assimilated an entire planet of aliens. [[spoiler: Summer and Morty convince unity that life would not necessarily be better without her, but just normal life. When Unity does leave, the aliens almost immediately get into a race war between people with pointy nipples and people with spirally nipples.]]
19th May '16 12:18:19 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* In ''RockosModernLife'', Filbert and Paula's [[ParentalMarriageVeto families]] don't approve of their upcoming nuptials because "cats and turtles don't mix." [[spoiler: It's later revealed that Paula's father is a turtle, and her mother is just crazy.]] The two end up [[MyOwnPrivateIDo going to a drive-thru chapel instead of having a big-to-do ceremony in front of their]] FeudingFamilies.

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* In ''RockosModernLife'', ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife'', Filbert and Paula's [[ParentalMarriageVeto families]] don't approve of their upcoming nuptials because "cats and turtles don't mix." [[spoiler: It's later revealed that Paula's father is a turtle, and her mother is just crazy.]] The two end up [[MyOwnPrivateIDo going to a drive-thru chapel instead of having a big-to-do ceremony in front of their]] FeudingFamilies.
16th Apr '16 2:08:01 PM Martrop
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* The dingoes in ''WesternAnimation/BlinkyBill''. But most of them are troublemakers with the exception of poor [[TheWoobie Shifty]].
9th Apr '16 8:58:01 AM MeleKalikimaka
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** Early homeworld found the idea of two different kinds of gems fusing unacceptable.

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** Early homeworld found the idea of two different kinds of gems fusing unacceptable.unacceptable.
** There's also this exchange when they see Yellow Diamond's Pearl:
--->'''Steven:''' Who's that?
--->'''Pearl:''' ''(annoyed)'' Not all Pearls know each other, Steven.
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