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20th Oct '17 5:04:13 PM 313Bluestreak
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* There was a ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'' episode where Dexter 'fires' Dee Dee and joyously works in his lab without her interference. After a montage of repeatedly doing the same thing, his energetic joy fades until he's depressed and starts looking for a new annoying sister. Eventually, Dee Dee is rehired at the end of the episode.

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* There was a ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'' ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'':
** In "Spacecase", Dexter volunteers Dee Dee to go with the aliens in space. Along with realizing she may get harmed by the aliens, he begins to miss her and admits he can't even work at his lab without her presence. This prompts him to go and rescue her from the aliens.
** In the
episode where "Dee Dee and the Man", Dexter 'fires' Dee Dee and joyously works in his lab without her interference. After a montage of repeatedly doing the same thing, his energetic joy fades until he's depressed and starts looking for a new annoying sister. Eventually, Dee Dee is rehired at the end of the episode.
20th Oct '17 10:31:35 AM Wildstar93
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* ComicStrip/{{Garfield}} and Odie.

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* ComicStrip/{{Garfield}} and Odie. Garfield even says this line after Odie saves him from being bitten by another dog.



* ''Literature/HankTheCowdog'': Hank and Pete the barn cat may not like each other, but when Pete doesn't show up for dinner scraps that they'd usually fight over, Hank feels like eating scraps is no good without having a rival to fight over them.



* Subverted in ''MyGymPartnersAMonkey''. Principal Pixiefrog starts saying "Women! You can't live with 'em..." He pauses, and we expect him to say "You can't live without 'em," but then he says "That's all. You can't live with 'em."

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* Subverted in one episode of ''MyGymPartnersAMonkey''. Principal Pixiefrog starts saying "Women! You can't live with 'em..." He pauses, and we expect him to say "You can't live without 'em," but then he says "That's all. You can't live with 'em."
10th Sep '17 1:52:43 PM Jacpinnajp14
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* In the "WesternAnimation/SouthPark" episode "Smug Alert", it turns out that this is how Cartman feels about Kyle.

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* In the "WesternAnimation/SouthPark" episode "Smug Alert", it turns out that this is how Cartman feels about Kyle. Of course, typical Cartman being Cartman, this isn't because he secretly cares for him but rather misses the amusement their rivalry brings (generally due to how Kyle reacts).
10th Jul '17 5:59:28 PM HeroGal2347
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--> Schroeder: Don't tell me I've grown accustomed to THAT face!

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--> Schroeder: '''Schroeder''': Don't tell me I've grown accustomed to THAT face!



* Scrooge (''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'') and Darkwing (''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'') both have this relationship with Launchpad [=McQuack=]. Both initially start working with him just because they need a pilot[[note]]"Launchpad's First Crash" and "Darkly Dawns the Duck", respectively[[/note]] and are exasperated by his CloudCuckoolander side. But whenever Launchpad leaves (even if they ''told'' him to leave) or some kind of danger threatens to take him away from them, they don't like it at all. Launchpad is not an example as he rarely gets annoyed with either of his bosses[=/=]friends.
* ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain''. Brain insults Pinky frequently and takes every opportunity possible to bop him with whatever solid object is convenient, but should Pinky wind up missing or genuinely hurt, Brain truly feels bad for his companion. In the Halloween episode, Pinky gives himself up to a malicious supernatural entity so that Brain can take over the world, and Brain gives it all up in order to get Pinky back.

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* Scrooge (''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'') Francine and Darkwing (''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'') both have this relationship Stan to their sponsored African child, Tungee, in ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad''. He shows up on their doorstep and quickly aggravates them with Launchpad [=McQuack=]. Both initially start working with his overly sunny disposition. They ditch him just because at Costgo, only to realize how much they need a pilot[[note]]"Launchpad's First Crash" and "Darkly Dawns miss him. They go back to get him but he annoys them again on the Duck", respectively[[/note]] and are exasperated by his CloudCuckoolander side. But whenever Launchpad leaves (even if car ride home so they ''told'' him jump out of the car to leave) or some kind of danger threatens to take him get away from them, him...only to immediately complain that they don't like it at all. Launchpad is not an example as he rarely gets annoyed with either of his bosses[=/=]friends.
* ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain''. Brain insults Pinky frequently and takes every opportunity possible to bop him with whatever solid object is convenient, but should Pinky wind up missing or genuinely hurt, Brain truly feels bad for his companion. In the Halloween episode, Pinky gives himself up to a malicious supernatural entity so that Brain can take over the world, and Brain gives it all up in order to get Pinky back.
miss Tungee again.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
** One of the later Sideshow Bob episodes shows Bob realizing that he can't kill Bart. He's grown accustomed to his faaaaace...
** The titular family is also a great example. They love each other, but they drive each other crazy.
* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'': Stewie sings "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" in a ShoutOut to ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' when Lois leaves him home alone to campaign for the school board.
* ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'': The titular duo are pretty much like this by default. One example is the short "The Lonesome Mouse" has Tom getting evicted from the house. Jerry is initially delighted, but comes to realize that he's bored stiff without his adversary, and schemes to get him back in Mammy Two Shoes' good graces.
* In ''WesternAnimation/KaBlam'', despite being his friend, June seems to get a kick out of hurting or watching Henry get hurt. However, in an episode where he leaves the show, June finds herself crying over missing him.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
** One of
''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'': Creator/MarkHamill describes the later Sideshow Bob episodes shows Bob realizing that he can't kill Bart. He's grown accustomed relationship between TheJoker and HarleyQuinn this way.
-->"Expressing emotion in any way that's real and meaningful is alien
to his faaaaace...
** The titular family is also
the Joker, but he's learning those parts of himself, however unconsciously, through Harley. On a great example. They love physical level they're dynamite together. A lot of relationships are defined by that. Two people may be really horrible for each other, but physically they drive push each other crazy.
* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'': Stewie sings "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" in a ShoutOut to ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' when Lois leaves him home alone to campaign for the school board.
* ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'': The titular duo are pretty much like this by default. One example is the short "The Lonesome Mouse" has Tom getting evicted from the house. Jerry is initially delighted, but comes to realize
other's buttons so clearly they can't get enough of that he's bored stiff without his adversary, and schemes to get him back in Mammy Two Shoes' good graces.
* In ''WesternAnimation/KaBlam'', despite being his friend, June seems to get a kick out of hurting or watching Henry get hurt. However, in an episode where he leaves the show, June finds herself crying over missing him.
person."



* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode "Squidville" Squidward is tired of [=SpongeBob=] and Patrick bothering him and ruining his day, the last straw for him is when they accidentally destroy his house he sees an ad on TV for Squidville which is full of Squidpeople like him. At first he finds it relaxing and comfortable but after a while he gets bored of it. Later he pines for [=SpongeBob=] and Patrick to come back and cause a little chaos. When they don't, he starts causing the chaos and eventually gets kicked out of the town.

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* In WesternAnimation/TheDisneyAfternoon
** Scrooge (''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'') and Darkwing (''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'') both have this relationship with Launchpad [=McQuack=] (in a platonic sense). Both initially start working with him just because they need a pilot[[note]]"Launchpad's First Crash" and "Darkly Dawns
the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' Duck", respectively[[/note]] and are exasperated by his CloudCuckoolander side. But whenever Launchpad leaves (even if they ''told'' him to leave) or some kind of danger threatens to take him away from them, they don't like it at all. Launchpad is not an example as he rarely gets annoyed with either of his bosses[=/=]friends.
** A major theme in the relationship between cargo pilot Baloo and his boss Rebecca Cunningham or "Becky" as he likes to call her on ''WesternAnimation/TaleSpin''. They argue over various things during the series at least half of it stemming from the old SnobsVsSlobs theme but Rebecca is so physically and emotionally dependent on Baloo to help her run the company ''Higher For Hire'' that whenever he isn't there to do the long term heavy lifting the operation tends to fall apart or at least come to a halt.
* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'': Stewie sings "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" in a ShoutOut to ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' when Lois leaves him home alone to campaign for the school board.
* ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold''
** Helga and Arnold technically have a one-sided version of this. At ''least'' OnceAnEpisode, we see Helga slip off into private to deliver a [[TastesLikeDiabetes flowery, romantic poetic rant about her yearning for her one true love]], usually following a statement to the tune of "What a twerp, what a loser, what a football-headed dweeb. How I hate him. [[HereWeGoAgain And yet...]]"
** And then we have the
episode "Squidville" Squidward is tired of [=SpongeBob=] where Helga drinks an 'anti-love potion' to erase her feelings for Arnold, and Patrick bothering him and ruining his day, the last straw for him is when they accidentally destroy his house he sees an ad on TV for Squidville which is full of Squidpeople like stops bullying him. At first he finds it relaxing and comfortable but after a while he gets bored of it. Later he pines for [=SpongeBob=] and Patrick to come back and cause a little chaos. When they don't, he starts causing the chaos and eventually gets kicked out of the town.Cue an [[WeWantOurJerkBack extremely disturbed]] Arnold.



* This is what defines Larry and Tuddrussell's relationship in ''WesternAnimation/TimeSquad''.
* Helga and Arnold of ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' technically have a one-sided version of this. At ''least'' OnceAnEpisode, we see Helga slip off into private to deliver a [[TastesLikeDiabetes flowery, romantic poetic rant about her yearning for her one true love]], usually following a statement to the tune of "What a twerp, what a loser, what a football-headed dweeb. How I hate him. [[HereWeGoAgain And yet...]]"
** And then we have the episode where Helga drinks an 'anti-love potion' to erase her feelings for Arnold, and stops bullying him. Cue an [[WeWantOurJerkBack extremely disturbed]] Arnold.
* Francine and Stan to their sponsored African child, Tungee, in ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad''. He shows up on their doorstep and quickly aggravates them with his overly sunny disposition. They ditch him at Costgo, only to realize how much they miss him. They go back to get him but he annoys them again on the car ride home so they jump out of the car to get away from him...only to immediately complain that they miss Tungee again.

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* This is what defines Larry and Tuddrussell's relationship In ''WesternAnimation/KaBlam'', despite being his friend, June seems to get a kick out of hurting or watching Henry get hurt. However, in ''WesternAnimation/TimeSquad''.
* Helga and Arnold of ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' technically have a one-sided version of this. At ''least'' OnceAnEpisode, we see Helga slip off into private to deliver a [[TastesLikeDiabetes flowery, romantic poetic rant about her yearning for her one true love]], usually following a statement to the tune of "What a twerp, what a loser, what a football-headed dweeb. How I hate him. [[HereWeGoAgain And yet...]]"
** And then we have the
an episode where Helga drinks an 'anti-love potion' he leaves the show, June finds herself crying over missing him.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': Mr. Cat claims
to erase her feelings for Arnold, find Kaeloo too annoying and stops bullying him. Cue an [[WeWantOurJerkBack extremely disturbed]] Arnold.
* Francine and Stan to their sponsored African child, Tungee, in ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad''. He shows up on their doorstep and quickly aggravates them with his overly sunny disposition. They ditch him at Costgo, only to realize how much they miss him. They go back to get him
[[YouTalkTooMuch talkative]], but he annoys them again on in the car ride home episode "Let's Play Courtroom Drama", [[spoiler: [[AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther when Kaeloo decides to leave Smileyland, he tries to stop her, even if doing so they jump out of the car meant confessing to get away from him...only a crime he had previously claimed to immediately complain that they miss Tungee again.be innocent of.]]]]



* ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain''. Brain insults Pinky frequently and takes every opportunity possible to bop him with whatever solid object is convenient, but should Pinky wind up missing or genuinely hurt, Brain truly feels bad for his companion. In the Halloween episode, Pinky gives himself up to a malicious supernatural entity so that Brain can take over the world, and Brain gives it all up in order to get Pinky back.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
** One of the later Sideshow Bob episodes shows Bob realizing that he can't kill Bart. He's grown accustomed to his faaaaace...
** The titular family is also a great example. They love each other, but they drive each other crazy.
* In the "WesternAnimation/SouthPark" episode "Smug Alert", it turns out that this is how Cartman feels about Kyle.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode "Squidville" Squidward is tired of [=SpongeBob=] and Patrick bothering him and ruining his day, the last straw for him is when they accidentally destroy his house he sees an ad on TV for Squidville which is full of Squidpeople like him. At first he finds it relaxing and comfortable but after a while he gets bored of it. Later he pines for [=SpongeBob=] and Patrick to come back and cause a little chaos. When they don't, he starts causing the chaos and eventually gets kicked out of the town.
* ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'': The titular duo are pretty much like this by default. One example is the short "The Lonesome Mouse" has Tom getting evicted from the house. Jerry is initially delighted, but comes to realize that he's bored stiff without his adversary, and schemes to get him back in Mammy Two Shoes' good graces.
* This is what defines Larry and Tuddrussell's relationship in ''WesternAnimation/TimeSquad''.



* Creator/MarkHamill describes the relationship between TheJoker and HarleyQuinn this way.
-->"Expressing emotion in any way that's real and meaningful is alien to the Joker, but he's learning those parts of himself, however unconsciously, through Harley. On a physical level they're dynamite together. A lot of relationships are defined by that. Two people may be really horrible for each other, but physically they push each other's buttons so clearly they can't get enough of that person."
* In the "WesternAnimation/SouthPark" episode "Smug Alert", it turns out that this is how Cartman feels about Kyle.
* A major theme in the relationship between cargo pilot Baloo and his boss Rebecca Cunningham or "Becky" as he likes to call her on ''WesternAnimation/TaleSpin''. They argue over various things during the series at least half of it stemming from the old SnobsVsSlobs theme but Rebecca is so physically and emotionally dependent on Baloo to help her run the company ''Higher For Hire'' that whenever he isn't there to do the long term heavy lifting the operation tends to fall apart or at least come to a halt.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': Mr. Cat claims to find Kaeloo too annoying and [[YouTalkTooMuch talkative]], but in the episode "Let's Play Courtroom Drama", [[spoiler: [[AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther when Kaeloo decides to leave Smileyland, he tries to stop her, even if doing so meant confessing to a crime he had previously claimed to be innocent of.]]]]
31st May '17 12:04:03 AM alnair20aug93
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* Advertisements. Annoying, intrusive, misleading, or all three at once, but without it, people can't buy your products and businesses will have no profit from it. [[strike:Except for pop-up ads and surveys when you want to download something; they need to be eradicated off the face of the earth.]]
7th May '17 1:22:52 PM Scabbard
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* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. So very very true with Shinji and Asuka. Up to the point that Shinji [[spoiler: ends the world]] when he discovers' [[spoiler: Unit 02, and probably Asuka's half-eaten corpses]] as he just arrived to try and save her. The series ends with [[spoiler: Shinji and Asuka looking out over a devastated earth, as the last two people in existence and the firs two people in the new world.]].
** WordOfGod said she [[spoiler:returned together with him]] because -despite of how much they had hurt each other- he did not want living in a world with no Asuka.

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* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. So very very true with Shinji and Asuka. Up to the point that Shinji [[spoiler: ends the world]] when he discovers' [[spoiler: Unit 02, and probably Asuka's half-eaten corpses]] corpse]] as he just arrived to try and save her. The series ends with [[spoiler: Shinji and Asuka looking out over a devastated earth, as the last two people in existence and the firs two people in the new world.]].
world]].
** WordOfGod said she Asuka [[spoiler:returned together with him]] because -despite because- despite of how much they had hurt each other- he did not want living to live in a world with no without Asuka.
6th May '17 7:16:37 PM Golondrina
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* MarkHamill describes the relationship between TheJoker and HarleyQuinn this way.

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* MarkHamill Creator/MarkHamill describes the relationship between TheJoker and HarleyQuinn this way.
7th Apr '17 6:05:01 PM mouschilight
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* Sakura's relationship with Manga/{{Naruto}}.

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* In ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', this is Sakura's relationship friendship with Manga/{{Naruto}}.the titular character.
19th Mar '17 5:23:12 AM RandomnessUnlimited
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': Mr. Cat claims to find Kaeloo too annoying and [[YouTalkTooMuch talkative]], but in the episode "Let's Play Courtroom Drama", [[spoiler: [[AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther when Kaeloo decides to leave Smileyland, he tries to stop her, even if doing so meant confessing to a crime he had previously claimed to be innocent of.]]]]
18th Mar '17 2:00:09 PM TywinIsGod
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* Taxes. While no one likes paying taxes, without them states could not pay for roads and other infrastructure spending, police and military protection, and much more.

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* Taxes. While no one (especially right wingers) likes paying taxes, without them states could not pay for roads and other infrastructure spending, police and military protection, and much more.
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