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10th Jan '18 2:00:51 PM WillKeaton
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* ''Webcomic/SketchComedy'': It would seem that Paul's sole purpose is to help James realize how ridiculous his elitist opinions are. [[http://thesketchy.com/ic/2012/10/18/even-meanwhiler It's not exactly working]].

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* ''Webcomic/SketchComedy'': It would seem that Paul's sole purpose is to help James realize how ridiculous his elitist opinions are. [[http://thesketchy.com/ic/2012/10/18/even-meanwhiler It's not exactly working]].working.]]



* A parody website called ''[[http://www.blackpeopleloveus.com/ Black People Love Us!]]''. It goes on about how "well-liked [they are] by Black people," and hangin' out with their black friends.

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* A parody website called ''[[http://www.blackpeopleloveus.com/ Black People Love Us!]]''. Us!]]'' It goes on about how "well-liked [they are] by Black people," and hangin' out with their black friends.
10th Jan '18 1:59:34 PM WillKeaton
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* ''Series/{{The Facts of Life}}, Natalie and Tootie.

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* ''Series/{{The Facts of Life}}, Life}},'' Natalie and Tootie.
10th Jan '18 1:56:48 PM WillKeaton
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** As revealed by artist/writer Creator/JohnByrne on his message board: It was the habit in the [Marvel] Office to refer to CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE FALCON as [[http://www.bleedingcool.com/forums/showthread.php?34790-John-Byrne-Describes-Marvel-s-Casual-Racism-In-The-Seventies Captain America and the Fowl Coon]].

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** As revealed by artist/writer Creator/JohnByrne on his message board: It was the habit in the [Marvel] Office to refer to CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE FALCON as [[http://www.bleedingcool.com/forums/showthread.php?34790-John-Byrne-Describes-Marvel-s-Casual-Racism-In-The-Seventies Captain America and the Fowl Coon]].Coon.]]
7th Jan '18 12:22:53 PM nombretomado
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* Even older than previous example, works by JulesVerne frequently featured African and Aftican-American characters as sidekicks of the protagonists.

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* Even older than previous example, works by JulesVerne Creator/JulesVerne frequently featured African and Aftican-American characters as sidekicks of the protagonists.
24th Dec '17 5:30:32 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* In a ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' sketch Creator/LouisCK stars as UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln in a parody of his show ''{{Louie}}''. He tries to make new black friends at a bar by mentioning how he emancipated them. It doesn't go well.

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* In a ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' sketch Creator/LouisCK stars as UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln in a parody of his show ''{{Louie}}''.''Series/{{Louie}}''. He tries to make new black friends at a bar by mentioning how he emancipated them. It doesn't go well.
15th Dec '17 4:56:04 PM Excelsior123
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* ''WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo'': Sydney Skelley to Jet, Sean, and Mindy.
15th Dec '17 7:21:02 AM jamespolk
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* Sayers is this to Piccolo in ''Film/BriansSong'', although this isn't a standard use of the trope because the film focuses on both characters equally rather than making the white guy the "main character" and the black guy "the friend". But the implications of having a best friend and roommate of another race are touched on, even though it never shows either man actually experiencing racial remarks from anyone else over the issue.

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* Sayers is ''Film/FourLittleGirls'': A RealLife example in this to Piccolo documentary that deals with the 1963 16th Street Church bombing in ''Film/BriansSong'', although this isn't a standard use Birmingham, AL. A withered, frail George Wallace (governor of Alabama at the time of the trope because the film focuses on both characters equally rather than making the white guy the "main character" bombing and the at that time a passionate defender of segregation) chooses to demonstrate that he is not a racist by trotting out a black guy "the friend". But man, who appears to be a caretaker, and proclaiming the implications of having a caretaker to be Wallace's best friend and roommate of another race are touched on, even though it never shows either man actually experiencing racial remarks from anyone else over the issue.friend. The caretaker doesn't look too happy about it.
12th Dec '17 7:35:36 AM OlfinBedwere
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* ''Film/BatesMotel1987'', a failed PilotMovie that tried to create an anthology series based around the titular motel, had Henry Watson, a hard-up carpenter who befriended lead character Alex West, and was subsequently allowed to move into the motel in exchange for renovating it. While the person who Alex actually had the most screentime with was Lori Petty's character, Willie, she was likely intended as a romantic foil for Alex if it ever went to a series, meaning that Henry more fit the "best friend" part of the trope.
12th Nov '17 8:20:05 PM DrOO7
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* ''Series/AllMyChildren'''s SuperCouple Jesse and Angie were this to fellow SuperCouple Greg and Jenny. Jesse was this to Jenny and to her brother Tad as well.



* Inverted on ''Series/{{ER}}''. While Pratt was certainly this to Morris, Pratt was the more prominent character.



* ''Series/{{The Facts of Life}}, Natalie and Tootie

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* ''Series/{{The Facts of Life}}, Natalie and TootieTootie.


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* ''Series/{{Providence}}''. Dr. Sydney Hansen and her fellow physician at the clinic the latter woman runs. We learn they became friends in college and stayed that way through medical school before losing touch when Sydney moved to California for her residency.
31st Oct '17 2:40:41 AM AnotherDuck
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* Original Cindy from ''Series/DarkAngel''; she's also a lesbian, giving you a [[TwoferTokenMinority twofer]].
** Subverted in that Original Cindy has a healthy and acknowledged sex life and frequent subplots involving her life and relationships.
** On the other hand, since Max herself is both Latina and a cyborg [[CatGirl "cat-girl"]], wouldn't ''she'' be the Twofer Best Friend?
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