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14th Aug '16 4:40:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* The ''NinjaBurger'' card game, brought to you by Steve Jackson of ''{{GURPS}}'', is about ninja who run a burger delivery service. One ninja takes full advantage of the company discount, and therefore only climbs as well as an Olympic athlete. He does have the weakest climb stat in the game, since the missions are NintendoHard: 30 minutes from our franchise to honorable customer's secret location in Roswell or we commit seppuku!

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* The ''NinjaBurger'' ''TabletopGame/NinjaBurger'' card game, brought to you by Steve Jackson of ''{{GURPS}}'', is about ninja who run a burger delivery service. One ninja takes full advantage of the company discount, and therefore only climbs as well as an Olympic athlete. He does have the weakest climb stat in the game, since the missions are NintendoHard: 30 minutes from our franchise to honorable customer's secret location in Roswell or we commit seppuku!
13th Aug '16 1:18:17 PM LunarDelta
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* Reverend Mother Bellonda from Heretics of Dune and Chapterhouse Dune is one of these. During a confrontation between her and Duncan Idaho, he admits he has very little hope of defeating her despite her being old, obese and armed with nothing but a simple dagger. Keep in mind this is the Tleilaxu-enhanced, Bene Gesserit trained Duncan Idaho ghola, with the memories and experiences of all his ghola-lifetimes restored, who is saying this.
9th Aug '16 7:36:55 AM CCIB
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** Smokey Quartz, the fusion of [[spoiler: Steven and Amethyst]]. They're massive in most senses of the word (though on the short side as fusions go), but in their debut they pull off some major acrobatics to the point where their opponent[[spoiler: , Jasper, the Ultimate Quartz,]] can't even ''touch'' them. [[spoiler: It helps that they have the same NotQuiteFlight as Rose]].
29th Jul '16 9:02:52 PM KoopaKid17
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* Voley in ''WesternAnimation/TheFirstSnowOfWinter''.
29th Jul '16 4:59:53 PM KoopaKid17
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* Voley in ''WesternAnimation/TheFirstSnowOfWinter''.

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* Voley Shrek and Donkey in ''WesternAnimation/TheFirstSnowOfWinter''.''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'', though the former also has StoutStrength.
20th Jul '16 1:17:28 PM rafi
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* Bat-foe The Penguin was controversially reimagined as very skilled in martial arts for ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman''.
** With him it was less the agility and more the WireFu-esque jumps, especially since the character design had very stumpy legs.
* Control Freak from ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans.'' Despite looking like a lazy overweight teenager, Control Freak is surprisingly athletic and well schooled in martial arts.
* 21 in ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'' during the fourth season, after taking [[TookALevelInBadass several levels in Badass]].
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
** Homer and Flanders have a [[LeParkour parkour]] sequence in one episode. Flanders is quite fit, but Homer is, well, Homer. Then there was the time he was training for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQI3TTNR6AM Whacking Day]]. He's even been shown to be able to walk with his hands.
** In a high school flashback, Homer was shown to be a talented gymnast until his father distracted him in the middle of a competitive floor routine, cutting his career short.
** [[TheDon Fat Tony]] is, well, fat, but he proves able to brawl with the best of them in the episode where his gang gets into a fight with a group of {{Yakuza}} thugs.
** Homer's pal Barney is more overweight that he is, but when he's off the sauce, he can do backflips ''while singing the ModernMajorGeneral song!''
* All three members of the WesternAnimation/SuperDuperSumos.
* ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown''
** Tubbimura. Pretty agile for an overweight ninja.
** Panda Bubba could also apply here. He's a rather bulky guy, but held his own in a Showdown with the monks.
** Clay himself. He started off as a MightyGlacier but manages to pull off some pretty high jumps and can run pretty fast as the series continued and his martial arts training increased. He prefers the MightyGlacier style though.

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* Eleanor in ''WesternAnimation/AlvinAndTheChipmunks''. Of the Chipettes trio she has the larger physique, but is also a gifted athlete.
* Stan Smith in ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' has a pot belly but is extremely athletic, which is most likely a requirement for his work in the C.I.A. His gut is only visible when he's shirtless.
* Bat-foe The Penguin was controversially reimagined as very skilled in martial arts for ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman''.
**
''WesternAnimation/TheBatman''. With him it was less the agility and more the WireFu-esque jumps, especially since the character design had very stumpy legs.
* Control Freak from ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans.'' Despite looking like a lazy overweight teenager, Control Freak In ''WesternAnimation/BewareTheBatman'', Humpty Dumpty is surprisingly athletic and well schooled in martial arts.really fat, but fast enough to outrun Batman, even if he is carrying someone.
* 21 Hoggish Greedly in ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'' during the fourth season, after taking [[TookALevelInBadass several levels in Badass]].
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
** Homer and Flanders have a [[LeParkour parkour]] sequence in one episode. Flanders
''WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers'' is quite fit, but Homer is, well, Homer. Then there was the time he was training for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQI3TTNR6AM Whacking Day]]. a borderline case. He's even been an obese VillainousGlutton, but he proved to be a rather good runner in at least three episodes.
* Practically ''anyone'' who appears on ''WesternAnimation/CelebrityDeathmatch'' is a better fighter than his or her real-life counterpart, and they've had quite a few clay representations of overweight celebrities.
* Mr. Wilson from ''WesternAnimation/DennisTheMenace'' is overweight but he definitely qualifies, having to put up with Dennis' antics day in and day out.
* Roland of ''WesternAnimation/ExtremeGhostbusters'', despite being rather chubby, is quite limber and agile.
* Peter Griffin in ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' is
shown to be able quite a good runner and jumper, despite being extremely obese. It's very rare for Peter to walk with his hands.
actually be exhausted from any physical activity.
** In a high school flashback, Homer was shown to be a talented gymnast until his father distracted him Similarly, Cleveland in the middle of a competitive floor routine, cutting his career short.
** [[TheDon Fat Tony]] is, well, fat, but he proves able to brawl with the best of them in the episode where his gang gets into a fight with a group of {{Yakuza}} thugs.
** Homer's pal Barney
''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow'' is more very overweight that he is, but when he's off the sauce, he can do backflips ''while singing the ModernMajorGeneral song!''
* All three members of the WesternAnimation/SuperDuperSumos.
* ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown''
** Tubbimura. Pretty agile for an overweight ninja.
** Panda Bubba could also apply here. He's a rather bulky guy, but held
still run around as if his own in a Showdown with the monks.
** Clay himself. He started off as a MightyGlacier but manages to pull off some pretty high jumps and can run pretty fast as the series continued and his martial arts training increased. He prefers the MightyGlacier style though.
weight doesn't hold back while under pressure.



* Fred "Twinkle Toes" Flintstone from ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' becomes surprisingly light on his feet when doing his famous winning bowling technique.



* Elly in ''WesternAnimation/{{Pocoyo}}'' is, well, an elephant, and is skilled in ballet and martial arts.
* Although [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003 TMNT '03]]'s The Ancient One usually isn't the most active character, his appearance in the flashback episode "Fathers and Sons" show that this trope very much applies to him.
* Owen, [=LeShawna=], and Beth from the ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' series compete in the same physical challenges as the other contestants without any problems. While Owen and [=LeShawna=] are sometimes out of breath, it never seems to cause them any big problems. Owen's weight and/or size has occasionally posed a problem for his team when the challenge involved moving or lifting other teammates; but as often, he's the one doing the lifting or moving of someone else and his accompanying strength is a real asset. Plus, [[AcceptableTargets being fat]], the smell of food can motivate him to incredible speeds.
** [=MacArthur=] from the spinoff ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace'' is another example. She's fat but fit and agile as would befit a police cadet.
* Bulkhead in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'' can move ''really damn fast'' if he wants to, despite his rotund shape. [[LightningBruiser He's also]] [[StoutStrength very strong]]. These combine to make him a total {{badass}}, verging on OneManArmy.
* Roland of ''WesternAnimation/ExtremeGhostbusters'', despite being rather chubby, is quite limber and agile.

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* Elly Tohru in ''WesternAnimation/{{Pocoyo}}'' is, well, an elephant, and is skilled in ballet and martial arts.
* Although [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003 TMNT '03]]'s The Ancient One usually isn't the most active character, his appearance in the flashback episode "Fathers and Sons" show that this trope very much applies to him.
* Owen, [=LeShawna=], and Beth from the ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' series compete in the same physical challenges as the other contestants without any problems. While Owen and [=LeShawna=] are sometimes out of breath, it never seems to cause them any big problems. Owen's weight and/or size has occasionally posed a problem for his team
''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'', when he has the challenge involved moving or lifting other teammates; but as often, he's the one doing the lifting or moving of someone else and his accompanying strength is a real asset. Plus, [[AcceptableTargets being fat]], the smell of food can motivate him to incredible speeds.
** [=MacArthur=] from the spinoff ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace'' is another example. She's fat but fit and agile as would befit a police cadet.
* Bulkhead in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'' can move ''really damn fast'' if he wants to, despite his rotund shape. [[LightningBruiser He's also]] [[StoutStrength very strong]]. These combine to make him a total {{badass}}, verging on OneManArmy.
* Roland of ''WesternAnimation/ExtremeGhostbusters'', despite being rather chubby, is quite limber and agile.
Rabbit Talisman.



* [[GentleGiant Mikey Blumberg]] from ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' is a talented ballet dancer. [[TheHero T.J. Detweiler]] is a more subtle example. He's chubbier than the other main six (save for Mikey), but can pull off some pretty awesome stunts.



* Tohru in ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'', when he has the Rabbit Talisman.
* Fred "Twinkle Toes" Flintstone from ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' becomes surprisingly light on his feet when doing his famous winning bowling technique.
* Peter Griffin in ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' is shown to be quite a good runner and jumper, despite being extremely obese. It's very rare for Peter to actually be exhausted from any physical activity.
** Similarly, Cleveland in ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow'' is very overweight but can still run around as if his weight doesn't hold back while under pressure.
* Stan Smith in ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' has a pot belly but is extremely athletic, which is most likely a requirement for his work in the C.I.A. His gut is only visible when he's shirtless.
* Practically ''anyone'' who appears on ''WesternAnimation/CelebrityDeathmatch'' is a better fighter than his or her real-life counterpart, and they've had quite a few clay representations of overweight celebrities.
* Hoggish Greedly in ''WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers'' is a borderline case. He's an obese VillainousGlutton, but he proved to be a rather good runner in at least three episodes.
* WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse, of the show by the same name, has impressive dexterity for an overweight kid in sandals. Examples include reassembling a tall stack of waffles piece by piece as they fall in midair ("SKILLS!") and playing keep-away with a MonsterOfTheWeek until it complely tied itself around the pillars of the boardwalk. His physical strength is [[StoutStrength highly impressive for a boy his age]] as well.
** Given [[BigBeautifulWoman his mother]] was an accomplished swordfighter and led an army [[spoiler:against her homeworld]], she was probably an example as well. A flashback episode shows her making a rather impressive leap and drifting gracefully down.
* In ''WesternAnimation/BewareTheBatman'', Humpty Dumpty is really fat, but fast enough to outrun Batman, even if he is carrying someone.
* Mr. Wilson from ''WesternAnimation/DennisTheMenace'' is overweight but he definitely qualifies, having to put up with Dennis' antics day in and day out.



* Elly in ''WesternAnimation/{{Pocoyo}}'' is, well, an elephant, and is skilled in ballet and martial arts.
* [[GentleGiant Mikey Blumberg]] from ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' is a talented ballet dancer. [[TheHero T.J. Detweiler]] is a more subtle example. He's chubbier than the other main six (save for Mikey), but can pull off some pretty awesome stunts.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
** Homer and Flanders have a [[LeParkour parkour]] sequence in one episode. Flanders is quite fit, but Homer is, well, Homer. Then there was the time he was training for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQI3TTNR6AM Whacking Day]]. He's even been shown to be able to walk with his hands.
** In a high school flashback, Homer was shown to be a talented gymnast until his father distracted him in the middle of a competitive floor routine, cutting his career short.
** [[TheDon Fat Tony]] is, well, fat, but he proves able to brawl with the best of them in the episode where his gang gets into a fight with a group of {{Yakuza}} thugs.
** Homer's pal Barney is more overweight that he is, but when he's off the sauce, he can do backflips ''while singing the ModernMajorGeneral song!''
* WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse, of the show by the same name, has impressive dexterity for an overweight kid in sandals. Examples include reassembling a tall stack of waffles piece by piece as they fall in midair ("SKILLS!") and playing keep-away with a MonsterOfTheWeek until it complely tied itself around the pillars of the boardwalk. His physical strength is [[StoutStrength highly impressive for a boy his age]] as well.
** Given [[BigBeautifulWoman his mother]] was an accomplished swordfighter and led an army [[spoiler:against her homeworld]], she was probably an example as well. A flashback episode shows her making a rather impressive leap and drifting gracefully down.




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%%* All three members of the WesternAnimation/SuperDuperSumos.
* Control Freak from ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans.'' Despite looking like a lazy overweight teenager, Control Freak is surprisingly athletic and well schooled in martial arts.
* Although [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003 TMNT '03]]'s The Ancient One usually isn't the most active character, his appearance in the flashback episode "Fathers and Sons" show that this trope very much applies to him.
* Owen, [=LeShawna=], and Beth from the ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' series compete in the same physical challenges as the other contestants without any problems. While Owen and [=LeShawna=] are sometimes out of breath, it never seems to cause them any big problems. Owen's weight and/or size has occasionally posed a problem for his team when the challenge involved moving or lifting other teammates; but as often, he's the one doing the lifting or moving of someone else and his accompanying strength is a real asset. Plus, [[AcceptableTargets being fat]], the smell of food can motivate him to incredible speeds.
** [=MacArthur=] from the spinoff ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace'' is another example. She's fat but fit and agile as would befit a police cadet.
* Bulkhead in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'' can move ''really damn fast'' if he wants to, despite his rotund shape. [[LightningBruiser He's also]] [[StoutStrength very strong]]. These combine to make him a total {{badass}}, verging on OneManArmy.
* 21 in ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'' during the fourth season, after taking [[TookALevelInBadass several levels in Badass]].
* ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown''
** Tubbimura. Pretty agile for an overweight ninja.
** Panda Bubba could also apply here. He's a rather bulky guy, but held his own in a Showdown with the monks.
** Clay himself. He started off as a MightyGlacier but manages to pull off some pretty high jumps and can run pretty fast as the series continued and his martial arts training increased. He prefers the MightyGlacier style though.
20th Jul '16 12:56:30 PM DisillusionedPigeon
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*In Megan Trainor's video [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PCkvCPvDXk All about That Base]] , there a large male Tongan dancer, Sione Kelepie, who was discovered through Vine. The man pulls off some very difficult dance moves, including an incredible split.
8th Jul '16 7:04:56 AM LadyJaneGrey
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** Homer's pal Barney is more overweight that he is, but when he's off the sauce, he can do backflips ''while singing the ModernMajorGeneral song!''
29th Jun '16 3:01:26 PM Kankurette
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* Former Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Kevin Pressman might not have been the thinnest of players, but was surprisingly agile and had good reflexes in his prime. What he lacked in grace, he made up for in shot stopping. As [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wtrp0oYqAJY this clip]] attests, he also scored a mean penalty. Off the pitch, he also made headlines when he ''[[http://www.thefreelibrary.com/GOALIE+KEV+SAVES+HIS+MERC+FROM+JOYRIDER%3B+He+nabs+thief+after+car...-a060608375 chased down a car thief over fields for a mile and a half, and eventually caught him]]''.
** While Wednesday had Big Kev, Everton had Big Nev, aka Neville Southall, one of Everton's longest serving players with over 500 league appearances to his name, and widely considered to be one of their best goalkeepers of all time.
27th Jun '16 6:54:41 PM JJHIL325
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** As an added bonus, Po's VA is Jack Black (see RealLife below).
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