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27th Feb '17 8:09:45 PM Sabrewing
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* It was hinted that [[StreetFighter Dee Jay]] may have been this to Fei Long in the ''[[VideoGame/StreetFighterAlpha Alpha]]'' continuity, since there were some mentions to them having worked together [[spoiler: and Dee Jay defended Fei Long's image when he was told by Yun that Fei Long may be involved in drug trades.]] There haven't been any allusions to this in other continuities, though.

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* It was hinted that [[StreetFighter [[Franchise/StreetFighter Dee Jay]] may have been this to Fei Long in the ''[[VideoGame/StreetFighterAlpha Alpha]]'' continuity, since there were some mentions to them having worked together [[spoiler: and Dee Jay defended Fei Long's image when he was told by Yun that Fei Long may be involved in drug trades.]] There haven't been any allusions to this in other continuities, though.


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* Willy's friend Perry from ''VideoGame/TheAdventuresOfWillyBeamish'', who are also TwoGuysAndAGirl with their friend Dana.
26th Feb '17 12:54:25 PM nombretomado
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* Inverted in the 2010 ''Film/TheKarateKid'' in that as soon as Dre moves to China a local blonde starts being his friend but barely has a line in the film.

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* Inverted in the 2010 ''Film/TheKarateKid'' ''Film/TheKarateKid2010'' in that as soon as Dre moves to China a local blonde starts being his friend but barely has a line in the film.



* Not a perfect example, but the trope is played for laughs in the Season 3 episode of ''Series/FatherTed'', "Are You Right There, Father Ted" where, in an attempt to appeal to the Chinese people of Craggy Island when they all start to [[MistakenForRacist believe he is a racist]], Ted organizes an event to celebrate their culture. A slide-show is the main event where, before he gets to a cringe-worthy display of examples of "Chinese culture" (including Ted claiming that you can see the Great Wall of China "from anywhere in the world" and [[TheKarateKid Mr. Miyagi]]) he shows a picture of himself with his arm around a black man and the pair smiling. To this he says "I forget his name now, but I got on very well with him..." before moving on.

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* Not a perfect example, but the trope is played for laughs in the Season 3 episode of ''Series/FatherTed'', "Are You Right There, Father Ted" where, in an attempt to appeal to the Chinese people of Craggy Island when they all start to [[MistakenForRacist believe he is a racist]], Ted organizes an event to celebrate their culture. A slide-show is the main event where, before he gets to a cringe-worthy display of examples of "Chinese culture" (including Ted claiming that you can see the Great Wall of China "from anywhere in the world" and [[TheKarateKid [[Film/TheKarateKid Mr. Miyagi]]) he shows a picture of himself with his arm around a black man and the pair smiling. To this he says "I forget his name now, but I got on very well with him..." before moving on.
24th Jan '17 5:54:05 PM nombretomado
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* In one of the earliest examples in film, Sam is this to Rick in ''{{Casablanca}}''.
* Inversion in ''Film/IndependenceDay''. The hero, Steven Hiller, is a black Marine fighter pilot and his white best friend, Jimmy, is the wise-cracking comic relief who's [[spoiler: also one of the first to die]]. It's worth noting that the hero wasn't written as a black character, but the role went to a young WillSmith.

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* In one of the earliest examples in film, Sam is this to Rick in ''{{Casablanca}}''.
''Film/{{Casablanca}}''.
* Inversion in ''Film/IndependenceDay''. The hero, Steven Hiller, is a black Marine fighter pilot and his white best friend, Jimmy, is the wise-cracking comic relief who's [[spoiler: also one of the first to die]]. It's worth noting that the hero wasn't written as a black character, but the role went to a young WillSmith.Creator/WillSmith.
15th Jan '17 10:51:30 AM nombretomado
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* [[SassyBlackWoman Libby Folfax]] from ''TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius'' to [[AcademicAlphaBitch Cindy Vortex]].

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* [[SassyBlackWoman Libby Folfax]] from ''TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius'' ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius'' to [[AcademicAlphaBitch Cindy Vortex]].
26th Dec '16 7:25:06 PM PaulA
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* Nick on the 2007 ''Series/FlashGordon'', though thus far he's functioned mostly as a ButtMonkey.

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* ''Series/{{Flash Gordon|2007}}'':
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Nick on the 2007 ''Series/FlashGordon'', to Flash, though thus far he's functioned he functions mostly as a ButtMonkey.
6th Nov '16 11:23:23 AM LancelotG
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* Zack Underwood to Milo Murphy in ''WesternAnimation/MiloMurphysLaw''

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* Zack Underwood to Milo Murphy in ''WesternAnimation/MiloMurphysLaw''''WesternAnimation/MiloMurphysLaw''.
6th Nov '16 11:22:50 AM LancelotG
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* Zack Underwood to Milo Murphy in ''WesternAnimation/MiloMurphysLaw''
2nd Nov '16 2:44:45 PM Morgenthaler
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** WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation did the exact same joke in his review over [[FiftyCent 50 Cent's]] game, just a lot quicker.

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** WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation did the exact same joke in his review over [[FiftyCent 50 Cent's]] Music/FiftyCent's game, just a lot quicker.
29th Oct '16 11:28:33 PM naturalironist
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* Bizarrely {{Exaggerated}} in ''Webcomic/SweetBroAndHellaJeff'' with the new friend Geromy, a LivingProp who does literally nothing but exist and be a black friend. As the book commentary says, he "adds much needed racial diversity to these two white assholes who fuck everything up. geromy doesnt fuck anything up ever because hes perfect. i love geromy."
24th Oct '16 4:15:09 PM Jake
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* ''Series/HillStreetBlues'' averts the trope for the most part, but the spectre of it hangs over [[HeterosexualLifePartners Hill and Renko]] whenever they have a falling-out; Bobby is actually insecure about the idea Renko ''sees'' him as this trope at its worst. This was most noticeable when Bobby was elected to a post in the city's Black Police Association, taking him away from street duty for a while. Ironically enough was that Andy was most bothered by the fact he got assigned a (white!) substitute partner whose carelessness nearly got him jumped by a perp.
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