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12th Aug '16 10:06:09 PM snichols1973
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* A number of Franchise/TheMuppets personnel, notably Jerry Nelson and Dave Goelz. The former recorded an album at 75, and while suffering from emphysema to boot. The latter is pushing 70 as of 2015 and still works as Gonzo.

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* A number of Franchise/TheMuppets personnel, notably Jerry Nelson and Dave Goelz. The former recorded an album at 75, and while suffering from emphysema to boot.boot until he passed on at age 78 in August 2012. The latter is pushing 70 as of 2015 and still works as Gonzo.
7th Aug '16 10:16:18 AM nombretomado
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* The ''ComicBook/JusticeSocietyOfAmerica'' is more or less built around this trope, along with that of the LegacyCharacter. Alan Scott, Jay Garrick, and Wildcat are pretty much the coolest old guys in the entire [[TheDCU DC Universe]].

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* The ''ComicBook/JusticeSocietyOfAmerica'' is more or less built around this trope, along with that of the LegacyCharacter. Alan Scott, Jay Garrick, and Wildcat are pretty much the coolest old guys in the entire [[TheDCU DC Universe]].Franchise/DCUniverse.
29th Jul '16 11:55:16 AM StFan
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* Uhm, Uncle Sam. You know, [[UncleSamWantsYou this guy.]]



* No Fukumoto series is complete without one- a lot of the time they're complete nutjobs too though. Just to name a few, Ichikawa in ''Akagi'', Ginji in ''Gin to Kin'' and Akagi in ''Ten''.

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* No Fukumoto series is complete without one- one -- a lot of the time they're complete nutjobs too though. Just to name a few, Ichikawa in ''Akagi'', Ginji in ''Gin to Kin'' and Akagi in ''Ten''.



* ''Manga/TwentiethCenturyBoys'' '''loves''' its Cool Old Guys.
** Since it starts its characters around ten and takes them up to a prematurely-aged forty-something, yeah. [[spoiler: Later-appearing Kenji is pretty good with this, especially considering his scruffy chin,]] but last-stage Shogun wins. A lot.

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* ''Manga/TwentiethCenturyBoys'' '''loves''' its Cool Old Guys.
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Guys. Since it starts its characters around ten and takes them up to a prematurely-aged forty-something, yeah. [[spoiler: Later-appearing Kenji is pretty good with this, especially considering his scruffy chin,]] but last-stage Shogun wins. A lot.



%%* Silver Heart from ''KaitoJoker'' definitely qualifies as this.

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%%* Silver Heart from ''KaitoJoker'' ''Kaito Joker'' definitely qualifies as this.



* In ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'', while about half of Nagi's group could potentially count, Takahata-sensei and Graf Wilhelm are likely two very good examples. Takahata counting as old mostly because almost 90% of the cast is between 9 and 17. While god knows how old Wilhelm actually is. Takahata's teacher Gatou likely is one too but we rarely see him do anything but smoke in flashbacks.

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* In ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'', while ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'':
** While
about half of Nagi's group could potentially count, Takahata-sensei and Graf Wilhelm are likely two very good examples. Takahata counting as old mostly because almost 90% of the cast is between 9 and 17. While god knows how old Wilhelm actually is. Takahata's teacher Gatou likely is one too but we rarely see him do anything but smoke in flashbacks.



* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''

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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':



*** The fact that Sarutobi Hiruzen was one in the ''real'' Uchiha massacre, even if he wasn't happy about it, has caused many fans to adopt a very cynical view of him, even though he is probably the single biggest reason Konoha isn't insane like Mist or as cruel as Sand. The fact that he runs a society of professional murderers who start before they hit puberty is kind of a reality check problem when compared to the actual events of the show. Except that he'd gone through great lengths to try and prevent the Uchiha massacre from happening, and even Itachi pleaded with him that he protects Sasuke. Also, ''every'' village has been running a society of mercenaries before they hit puberty, possibly since around the time of the First Hokage himself.

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*** ** The fact that Sarutobi Hiruzen was one in the ''real'' Uchiha massacre, even if he wasn't happy about it, has caused many fans to adopt a very cynical view of him, even though he is probably the single biggest reason Konoha isn't insane like Mist or as cruel as Sand. The fact that he runs a society of professional murderers who start before they hit puberty is kind of a reality check problem when compared to the actual events of the show. Except that he'd gone through great lengths to try and prevent the Uchiha massacre from happening, and even Itachi pleaded with him that he protects Sasuke. Also, ''every'' village has been running a society of mercenaries before they hit puberty, possibly since around the time of the First Hokage himself.



* Zelretch from the ''Franchise/{{Nasuverse}}'' (''all'' of the works). [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld When he was younger]], he beat down and killed the "ultimate" being, Crimson Moon Brunestud (and in the process ''singlehandedly'' stopping the moon from falling into the Earth), ''only because of a [[RantInducingSlight minor dispute]] he had with it''. He's also one of only five "[[FunctionalMagic True Magic]]" users -- his magic? ''Operation of parallel worlds'', which lets him do pretty much anything involving {{alternate universe}}s.
** He pops into the [[VisualNovel/FateStayNight "main"]] [[VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}} universe]] every now and then to take apprentices and [[TrainingFromHell screw with them]] until they're near useless from shock and trauma.
** Or until they become {{Badass}}es. Whatever comes first.

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* Zelretch from the ''Franchise/{{Nasuverse}}'' (''all'' of the works). [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld When he was younger]], he beat down and killed the "ultimate" being, Crimson Moon Brunestud (and in the process ''singlehandedly'' stopping the moon from falling into the Earth), ''only because of a [[RantInducingSlight minor dispute]] he had with it''. He's also one of only five "[[FunctionalMagic True Magic]]" users -- his magic? ''Operation of parallel worlds'', which lets him do pretty much anything involving {{alternate universe}}s.
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universe}}s. He pops into the [[VisualNovel/FateStayNight "main"]] [[VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}} universe]] every now and then to take apprentices and [[TrainingFromHell screw with them]] until they're near useless from shock and trauma.
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trauma. Or until they become {{Badass}}es. Whatever comes first.



* Lief the Lucky might have only appeared during the flash back arc of ''Manga/VinlandSaga'', but he still came off as a cool old sailor who liked to tell kids stories about his journeys amongst the skraelingar.

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* ''Manga/VinlandSaga'':
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Lief the Lucky might have only appeared during the flash back arc of ''Manga/VinlandSaga'', arc, but he still came off as a cool old sailor who liked to tell kids stories about his journeys amongst the skraelingar.



* Marvel's short-lived ''ComicBook/AlphaFlight'' revival featured an elderly superhero called Centennial, a little old man in a sweater who came out of a coma thanks to ''extremely'' delayed [[PubertySuperpower Puberty Superpowers]] identical to Comicbook/{{Superman}}'s. He was played mostly for laughs, but when the team needed someone to give them a good kick in the pants for motivation, he was always ready to provide.
** Marvel also has Roger Aubrey (the Destroyer) and the Thin Man, and they did have Iron Cross, who was still active as a hero in the present day despite being old enough to have seen service in UsefulNotes/WorldWarI, until he sacrificed himself to save the world.

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* Marvel's short-lived ''ComicBook/AlphaFlight'' revival featured features an elderly superhero called Centennial, a little old man in a sweater who came out of a coma thanks to ''extremely'' delayed [[PubertySuperpower Puberty Superpowers]] identical to Comicbook/{{Superman}}'s. He was is played mostly for laughs, but when the team needed needs someone to give them a good kick in the pants for motivation, he was is always ready to provide.
** * Marvel also has Roger Aubrey (the Destroyer) and the Thin Man, and they did have Iron Cross, who was still active as a hero in the present day despite being old enough to have seen service in UsefulNotes/WorldWarI, until he sacrificed himself to save the world.



* ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'''s butler Alfred is pretty darn cool, a magnificent example of the ServileSnarker, and [[BattleButler dangerous when pushed]].
** Batman becomes this whenever the timeline allows for it (usually in Elseworlds). The most famous example being ''ComicBook/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns''. For an animated version, see ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'' (and the Batman Beyond version of Old Bruce guest-stars in a time-travel episode of Justice League Unlimited... and proves to still be a downright scary interrogator, even ''moreso'' than his younger self!)

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* ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'''s ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'''':
** Bruce Wayne's
butler Alfred is pretty darn cool, a magnificent example of the ServileSnarker, and [[BattleButler dangerous when pushed]].
** Batman becomes this whenever the timeline allows for it (usually in Elseworlds). The most famous example being ''ComicBook/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns''. For an animated version, see ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'' (and the Batman Beyond version of Old Bruce guest-stars in a time-travel episode of Justice ''Justice League Unlimited...Unlimited''... and proves to still be a downright scary interrogator, even ''moreso'' than his younger self!)



* Master Oogway in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' was quite old when he beat one of the most dangerous known martial artists. Master Shifu probably could have replicated the success 20 years later if not for his sentimental attachment to said artist.
* Vitruvius from ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOmovie''. He' an extremely talented Master Builder, and is able to take on a small army of Lord Business's minions with nothing but a makeshift walker/nunchucks. He's also voiced by Creator/MorganFreeman.



* In ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'', the BadassBystander who stood up to Loki who was only credited as "Old German" after Loki's [[KneelBeforeZod "born to be ruled" speech]].
--> '''Loki:''' In the end you will always kneel.\\

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* In ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'', the BadassBystander who stood stands up to Loki who was (who is only credited as "Old German" German") after Loki's [[KneelBeforeZod "born to be ruled" speech]].
--> '''Loki:''' -->'''Loki:''' In the end you will always kneel.\\



* "Doc" Brown in the ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' films. Especially his over-engineered gun in ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartIII''. Admit it, ''you wanted one too''.
* Shlomi's grandfather in ''BonjourMonsieurShlomi''. He is the only person in the house who genuinely likes Shlomi. He also sabotages Doron's amp.

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* "Doc" Brown in the ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' films. Especially his over-engineered gun in ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartIII''. Admit it, ''you wanted want one too''.
* Shlomi's grandfather in ''BonjourMonsieurShlomi''.''Film/BonjourMonsieurShlomi''. He is the only person in the house who genuinely likes Shlomi. He also sabotages Doron's amp.



* Vitruvius from [[WesternAnimation/TheLEGOmovie The Lego Movie]]. He' an extremely talented Master Builder, and is able to take on a small army of Lord Business's minions with nothing but a makeshift walker/nunchucks. He's also voiced by {{Creator/Morgan Freeman}}.



* Nestor from Homer's ''Iliad'' is one of these, he is the oldest man in the Greek army and was a young adventurer contemporary with the previous generation of heroes, including Hercules, Perseus, Theseus, and Achilles' father Peleus, he says that all of these previous heroes were stronger fighters than any of the Greeks attacking Troy, including Achilles. He is the frequent source of advice, counsel, and long monologues about the olden days. He is an old badass, because he is still gearing up and fighting with the young men on foot and on chariot - and he is a better fighter than most of them! The fact that he survived to old age without being killed in Greek warrior society is taken as a testament to his great wisdom.

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* Nestor from Homer's ''Iliad'' is one of these, he is the oldest man in the Greek army and was a young adventurer contemporary with the previous generation of heroes, including Hercules, Perseus, Theseus, and Achilles' father Peleus, he says that all of these previous heroes were stronger fighters than any of the Greeks attacking Troy, including Achilles. He is the frequent source of advice, counsel, and long monologues about the olden days. He is an old badass, because he is still gearing up and fighting with the young men on foot and on chariot - -- and he is a better fighter than most of them! The fact that he survived to old age without being killed in Greek warrior society is taken as a testament to his great wisdom.



* ''TheRailwaySeries'': Edward, Toby, Skarloey, Rheneas, Duke. All of them but Toby were built in the nineteenth century, and all are still in active service. Skarloey and Rheneas would currently be 146 years old. Also applies to Sir Topham Hatt I and Sir Topham Hatt II during certain parts of the series' timeline. Out-of-universe, applies to the original author, the late Rev. Wilbert Awdry, and his son Christopher Awdry who is the current author.

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* ''TheRailwaySeries'': ''Literature/TheRailwaySeries'': Edward, Toby, Skarloey, Rheneas, Duke. All of them but Toby were built in the nineteenth century, and all are still in active service. Skarloey and Rheneas would currently be 146 years old. Also applies to Sir Topham Hatt I and Sir Topham Hatt II during certain parts of the series' timeline. Out-of-universe, applies to the original author, the late Rev. Wilbert Awdry, and his son Christopher Awdry who is the current author.



* The short story ''TheyLiveForever'' has a subversion of this trope. The narrator becomes a Cool Old Guy at 25 when he is stranded on a planet where the natives have a life cycle of two years. He is proportionally so old by the end of the story that he realizes his age would be meaningless to them and claims to have forgotten. This mirrors the original immortal of the story who made the same claim about himself when questioned by the narrator.
* Papa Jan from ''ThisPerfectDay''.

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* The short story ''TheyLiveForever'' "Literature/TheyLiveForever" has a subversion of this trope. The narrator becomes a Cool Old Guy at 25 when he is stranded on a planet where the natives have a life cycle of two years. He is proportionally so old by the end of the story that he realizes his age would be meaningless to them and claims to have forgotten. This mirrors the original immortal of the story who made the same claim about himself when questioned by the narrator.
* Papa Jan from ''ThisPerfectDay''.''Literature/ThisPerfectDay''.



** ''ThePriceIsRight'': Bob Barker, who remained an icon to many before his retirement at age 83. College kids who were young enough to be his grandchildren pined at the chance to meet him and play a pricing game with the TV legend.

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** ''ThePriceIsRight'': ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'': Bob Barker, who remained an icon to many before his retirement at age 83. College kids who were young enough to be his grandchildren pined at the chance to meet him and play a pricing game with the TV legend.



** ''WheelOfFortune'', at age 67, Pat Sajak is still going strong, and a majority of today's contestants weren't even born when he took over for Chuck Woolery (also pretty cool in his old age) in 1981.

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** ''WheelOfFortune'', at ''Series/WheelOfFortune'': At age 67, Pat Sajak is still going strong, and a majority of today's contestants weren't even born when he took over for Chuck Woolery (also pretty cool in his old age) in 1981.



** Requisite MutantEnemy reference: Rupert Giles. He wasn't actually ''old'', being only in his mid-forties at the start of the series, but that's still more than twice the average age of the main characters (DawsonCasting notwithstanding). Plus, the fact that he started out as a geek and became progressively more {{badass}} over the course of the series means that he actually got cooler as he got older.

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** Requisite MutantEnemy Creator/MutantEnemy reference: Rupert Giles. He wasn't actually ''old'', being only in his mid-forties at the start of the series, but that's still more than twice the average age of the main characters (DawsonCasting notwithstanding). Plus, the fact that he started out as a geek and became progressively more {{badass}} over the course of the series means that he actually got cooler as he got older.



* ''{{Series/Firefly}}'':

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* ''{{Series/Firefly}}'':''Series/{{Firefly}}'':



* While not having been so originally, Takeshi Hongo, the ''original Franchise/KamenRider'', is still an active participant in the battle against evil to this day, ''45 years later.''
** Bonus points for his actor, HiroshiFujioka, ''also'' still being active in his original role as the man onscreen.
* ''Series/{{Knight Rider}}'': Devon Miles from the original show. Among his more awesome moments are escaping two prison camps in WWII and MacGayvering a bomb, kicking down a steel door and getting into a fist fight with a psychopath.

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* While not having been so originally, Takeshi Hongo, the ''original Franchise/KamenRider'', is still an active participant in the battle against evil to this day, ''45 years later.''
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'' Bonus points for his actor, HiroshiFujioka, Crrator/HiroshiFujioka, ''also'' still being active in his original role as the man onscreen.
* ''Series/{{Knight Rider}}'': ''Series/KnightRider'': Devon Miles from the original show. Among his more awesome moments are escaping two prison camps in WWII and MacGayvering a bomb, kicking down a steel door and getting into a fist fight with a psychopath.



* ''Series/{{V 1983}}'': Abraham Bernstein is a Holocaust survivor who figures out ''exactly'' what the Visitors' real agenda is and does everything he can to fight them, including [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome teaching some kids the proper way to deface a Vistor propaganda poster]].

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* ''Series/{{V 1983}}'': ''Series/{{V|1983}}'': Abraham Bernstein is a Holocaust survivor who figures out ''exactly'' what the Visitors' real agenda is and does everything he can to fight them, including [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome teaching some kids the proper way to deface a Vistor Visitor propaganda poster]].



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* Uhm, Uncle Sam. You know, [[UncleSamWantsYou this guy.]]
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* In ProfessionalWrestling, ''any'' wrestler in his late 40s and beyond who can still ''kick ass'' and take a beating definitely counts.
** The most recent examples: [[Wrestling/RickySteamboat Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat]], Wrestling/ShawnMichaels, and Wrestling/TheUndertaker at ''Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} 25''. ''[[SugarWiki/AwesomeMoments WOW]]''. Three men over 40 (and in Steamboat's case, almost '''60''' and had been retired since suffering a career-ending back injury in a match against [[Wrestling/StoneColdSteveAustin "Stunning" Steve Austin"]]- from a bump on the apron, not from something Austin did- back in August 1994) showed up practically everyone under 40. And throw in Wrestling/JimmySnuka, still wrestling at the age of '''69''', and Mae Young, who was a Wrestling/{{WWE}} Diva practically until her death in 2014 at age 90, and was in '''''every decade of professional wrestling from the 1930s to the 2010s'''''.

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* In ProfessionalWrestling, ''any'' wrestler in his late 40s and beyond who can still ''kick ass'' and take a beating definitely counts.
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counts. The most recent examples: [[Wrestling/RickySteamboat Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat]], Wrestling/ShawnMichaels, and Wrestling/TheUndertaker at ''Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} 25''. ''[[SugarWiki/AwesomeMoments WOW]]''. Three men over 40 (and in Steamboat's case, almost '''60''' and had been retired since suffering a career-ending back injury in a match against [[Wrestling/StoneColdSteveAustin "Stunning" Steve Austin"]]- from a bump on the apron, not from something Austin did- back in August 1994) showed up practically everyone under 40. And throw in Wrestling/JimmySnuka, still wrestling at the age of '''69''', and Mae Young, who was a Wrestling/{{WWE}} Diva practically until her death in 2014 at age 90, and was in '''''every decade of professional wrestling from the 1930s to the 2010s'''''.



* ''{{Suikoden}}'' has TONS of badass old guys (and women). Georg Prime grows to be a badass old man in ''SuikodenII''. For ''SuikodenIII'', Geddoe's main party consists of mostly old badasses (himself, Joker and Ace). ''SuikodenIV'' has Elenor and Lino, while ''SuikodenV'' has Galleon and Raja. And these consist of the generally self-proclaimed old. This game has a fruitful bounty of badass adults.
* Lt. Colonel Daitetsu Minase from ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'' Original Generation captain of the [[CoolShip Hagane]]. Also Major [[DrillSergeantNasty Kai]] [[BadassNormal Kitamura]].
** Kai isn't actually all that old, however, Rishu Togo definitely counts, being an old swordsman who designed the Type 0's sword, and trained both Zengar and Bullet, and also on at least one occasion '''''cut bullets out of the air'''''. You even get to use him as a pilot in one of the [=PS2=] OG games.

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* ''{{Suikoden}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Suikoden}}'' has TONS of badass old guys (and women). Georg Prime grows to be a badass old man in ''SuikodenII''. ''VideoGame/SuikodenII''. For ''SuikodenIII'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenIII'', Geddoe's main party consists of mostly old badasses (himself, Joker and Ace). ''SuikodenIV'' ''VideoGame/SuikodenIV'' has Elenor and Lino, while ''SuikodenV'' ''VideoGame/SuikodenV'' has Galleon and Raja. And these consist of the generally self-proclaimed old. This game has a fruitful bounty of badass adults.
* ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'':
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Lt. Colonel Daitetsu Minase from ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'' Original Generation Generation, captain of the [[CoolShip Hagane]]. Hagane]].
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Also Major [[DrillSergeantNasty Kai]] [[BadassNormal Kitamura]].
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Kitamura]]. Kai isn't actually all that old, however, however.
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Rishu Togo definitely counts, being an old swordsman who designed the Type 0's sword, and trained both Zengar and Bullet, and also on at least one occasion '''''cut bullets out of the air'''''. You even get to use him as a pilot in one of the [=PS2=] OG games.



* Usami "Bear Sensei" Kyojin of [[VisualNovel/MajiDeWatashiNiKoiShinasai Majikoi]] is something of a parody. He's only 35 years old and yet is relentlessly mocked by his students for being an old man, and he himself frequently describes himself as middle aged. What makes this even more ridiculous is that a large chunk of the cast is actually ''older'' than him, making all of the talk about his age even more ridiculous.



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* Usami "Bear Sensei" Kyojin of ''[[VisualNovel/MajiDeWatashiNiKoiShinasai Majikoi]]'' is something of a parody. He's only 35 years old and yet is relentlessly mocked by his students for being an old man, and he himself frequently describes himself as middle aged. What makes this even more ridiculous is that a large chunk of the cast is actually ''older'' than him, making all of the talk about his age even more ridiculous.
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* The aged Shinto priest and BadassLongRobe Kamimura from ''WebAnimation/BrokenSaints'', who lost his family to the atomic bomb in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, making him at least twice as old as any of the other three protagonists.
* While WebAnimation/YouTubePoop is usually the domain of a younger generation (most poopers are in their teens or twenties), noisepuppet stands out as a popular and beloved pooper who is in his 50s.
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* [[Webcomic/DominicDeegan Donovan Deegan]] isn't as old as some of the other guys on this page, but he probably qualifies, considering he's the father of 3 full-grown men. And he's certainly cool, always upbeat and sociable. Plus he's an awesome swordsman who's pulled some pretty badass stunts (such as slicing his initials into one {{Jerkass}}'s pant seat). And he can play an electric guitar (which is actually a normal guitar powered by lightning magic, which is all sorts of badass).

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* [[Webcomic/DominicDeegan ''Webcomic/DominicDeegan'': Donovan Deegan]] isn't as old as some of the other guys on this page, but he probably qualifies, considering he's the father of 3 full-grown men. And he's certainly cool, always upbeat and sociable. Plus he's an awesome swordsman who's pulled some pretty badass stunts (such as slicing his initials into one {{Jerkass}}'s pant seat). And he can play an electric guitar (which is actually a normal guitar powered by lightning magic, which is all sorts of badass).



* Thaco from ''Webcomic/{{Goblins}}''. He is literally old enough to be the other characters' father. [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment He '''''is''''' the father of one of them]]. In his first introduction, he was sitting in the 'retirement hut' with two other goblins -- one blind from cataracts and one who shakes so much he can't walk without two canes. Not to mention that his name is a reference to Advanced Dungeons Dragons Second Edition, which is apparently a good way in the past in the game world -- at least one generation ago -- and which he was apparently alive to see.

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* Thaco from ''Webcomic/{{Goblins}}''. He is literally old enough to be the other characters' father. [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment He '''''is''''' is the father of one of them]]. In his first introduction, he was sitting in the 'retirement hut' "retirement hut" with two other goblins -- one blind from cataracts and one who shakes so much he can't walk without two canes. Not to mention that his name is a reference to Advanced ''Advanced Dungeons Dragons Dragons'' Second Edition, which is apparently a good way in the past in the game world -- at least one generation ago -- and which he was apparently alive to see.



* ''Webcomic/TalesOfTheQuestor'' has the Eldest. He's the oldest Racconan alive and is a fun-loving chap who can not give a tinker's damn what anyone else thinks about anything by virtue of age. He gleefully gets into pie-eating contests and manages to tell old war stories to the youngsters in ways that keep them interested and clamoring for more. He is also one of the few people who is openly and vocally supportive of Quentyn.

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* ''Webcomic/TalesOfTheQuestor'' has the ''Webcomic/TalesOfTheQuestor'':
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Eldest. He's the oldest Racconan alive and is a fun-loving chap who can not give a tinker's damn what anyone else thinks about anything by virtue of age. He gleefully gets into pie-eating contests and manages to tell old war stories to the youngsters in ways that keep them interested and clamoring for more. He is also one of the few people who is openly and vocally supportive of Quentyn.



* Lord Shojo from the ''[[Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick Order of the Stick]]''. Even Belkar thought he was cool.
** Yeah, but it was mostly because he ordered paladins to clean his cat's litterbox.
*** So? Anybody who [[strike:orders]] gets paladins to clean a cat's litterbox has to be pretty cool.

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* ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'':
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Lord Shojo from the ''[[Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick Order of the Stick]]''. Shojo. Even Belkar thought think he was cool.
** Yeah, but
is cool, though it was i mostly because he ordered orders paladins to clean his cat's litterbox.
*** So? Anybody who [[strike:orders]] gets paladins to clean a cat's litterbox has to be pretty cool.
litterbox.



* Rocky's 'Grampy' from ''[[http://tmi-comic.com/ Too Much Information]]''. He's got a black belt in 3 different martial arts, has fought in 2 different wars, has traveled the world as an adventurer-archeologist, and taught English in inner-city schools. While the rest of the cast are stuck working their way out of a LoveDodecahedron, he hits it off with CoolOldLady and borderline ManipulativeBastard Rosa Cartman - who, other than being RIDICULOUSLY good-looking for her age, owns a multimillion-dollar corporation. While the young 'uns are still trying to figure their way out of DysfunctionJunction, he hooks up with her, gets laid (on their first date, no less), and elopes with her within weeks.

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* Rocky's 'Grampy' "Grampy" from ''[[http://tmi-comic.com/ Too Much Information]]''. He's got a black belt in 3 different martial arts, has fought in 2 different wars, has traveled the world as an adventurer-archeologist, and taught English in inner-city schools. While the rest of the cast are stuck working their way out of a LoveDodecahedron, he hits it off with CoolOldLady and borderline ManipulativeBastard Rosa Cartman - -- who, other than being RIDICULOUSLY good-looking for her age, owns a multimillion-dollar corporation. While the young 'uns are still trying to figure their way out of DysfunctionJunction, he hooks up with her, gets laid (on their first date, no less), and elopes with her within weeks.



* The aged [[strike: Buddhist]] Shinto priest and BadassLongRobe Kamimura from ''WebAnimation/BrokenSaints'', who lost his family to the atomic bomb in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, making him at least twice as old as any of the other three protagonists.



* ''TechInfantry'' has several, including Admiral Karl Von Shrakenberg, Dr. Icarus Hicks, and Colonel Arthur Clarke. Lwan Eddington also qualifies in the later stories.



* Sensei Ito at the [[SuperHeroSchool Whateley Academy]] in the fictional ''WhateleyUniverse'' is a CrazyPrepared BadassNormal who is a tiny old Japanese martial artist capable of taking down virtually every single superpowered student at Whateley. As he demonstrates at the start of every term, in aikido classes. He also has a bit of MagnificentBastard in him.

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* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'':
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Sensei Ito at the [[SuperHeroSchool Whateley Academy]] in the fictional ''WhateleyUniverse'' is a CrazyPrepared BadassNormal who is a tiny old Japanese martial artist capable of taking down virtually every single superpowered student at Whateley. As he demonstrates at the start of every term, in aikido classes. He also has a bit of MagnificentBastard in him.



* Brennen in TheOnceAndFutureNerd. A man of more than fifty years of age who is loyal to a fault and strong enough to [[spoiler: beat two men to death using their own skulls as weapons by bashing their heads against each other until there is nothing left but red squishy stuff]].

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* Brennen in TheOnceAndFutureNerd.''Podcast/TheOnceAndFutureNerd''. A man of more than fifty years of age who is loyal to a fault and strong enough to [[spoiler: beat two men to death using their own skulls as weapons by bashing their heads against each other until there is nothing left but red squishy stuff]].



* While WebAnimation/YouTubePoop is usually the domain of a younger generation (most poopers are in their teens or twenties), noisepuppet stands out as a popular and beloved pooper who is in his 50s.



* Iroh of ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' practically embodies this trope. (Though he's not a BadassNormal.)
** And his group, the White Lotus Society, is a whole gang of cool old guys.
*** "Welcome to Old People Camp!"
*** Plus all [[strike:five]]30 or so of them reconquer Ba Sing Se, and at least one of them doesn't even bend!
** The best part about Uncle Iroh is that you just know that if someone went down the list, and played the "Who Would Win" game, ''nobody'' would win against Iroh, because [[spoiler: he'd offer them all tea, and they'd end up calmly drinking tea and discussing [[BuffySpeak old people stuff]].]]
*** Iroh was trained up to conquer the world. Although he must have had mixed feelings, given the thing with the dragons happened relatively early in his life, he was doing pretty well at that until his son died. His father died the next day. He suspended all his {{Badass}} and sank into sleep mode, doing nothing while his little brother usurped him and then following his traumatized nephew around the world being as annoying as possible. Then, OneManArmy.
** Monk Gyatso, Aang's Airbending instructor; in his first flashback appearance, he and Aang [[PieInTheFace pie a few of the other monks]] in order to improve Aang's accuracy, and [[spoiler: his skeleton is seen surrounding by dead Fire Nation soldiers (soldiers who had been supercharged by Sozin's Comet), which is even more impressive as Airbending is the least lethal of the Bending Arts.]]
* In ''TheLegendOfKorra'', Fire Lord Zuko, Iroh's nephew, is keeping the tradition alive. Despite being at least eighty years old, he's an incredibly powerful bender and shows no hesitation in hunting down the Red Lotus (season 3's villains), mostly by himself. Oh, and he rides a dragon.
* Bruce Wayne from ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond''.
** Makes sense, considering he used to BE Batman.
*** USED to be Batman? Tell that to his subconscious!
*** [[LegacyCharacter Terry]] [[PassingTheTorch would like to disagree.]]
*** Batman is Batman is Batman...the Battle for the Cowl in the comics featured at least two, although Machine Gun Jason Batman was out of the running for reader acceptance. Because machine guns.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'':
**
Iroh of ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' practically embodies this trope. (Though he's not a BadassNormal.)
** And his group, the White Lotus Society, is a whole gang of cool old guys.
*** "Welcome to Old People Camp!"
*** Plus all [[strike:five]]30 or so of them reconquer Ba Sing Se, and at least one of them doesn't even bend!
**
) The best part about Uncle Iroh is that you just know that if someone went down the list, and played the "Who Would Win" game, ''nobody'' would win against Iroh, because [[spoiler: he'd offer them all tea, and they'd end up calmly drinking tea and discussing [[BuffySpeak old people stuff]].]]
***
]] Iroh was trained up to conquer the world. Although he must have had mixed feelings, given the thing with the dragons happened relatively early in his life, he was doing pretty well at that until his son died. His father died the next day. He suspended all his {{Badass}} and sank into sleep mode, doing nothing while his little brother usurped him and then following his traumatized nephew around the world being as annoying as possible. Then, OneManArmy.
** And his group, the White Lotus Society, is a whole gang of cool old guys. Plus all 30 or so of them reconquer Ba Sing Se, and at least one of them doesn't even bend!
** Monk Gyatso, Aang's Airbending instructor; in his first flashback appearance, he and Aang [[PieInTheFace pie a few of the other monks]] in order to improve Aang's accuracy, and [[spoiler: his [[spoiler:his skeleton is seen surrounding by dead Fire Nation soldiers (soldiers who had been supercharged by Sozin's Comet), which is even more impressive as Airbending is the least lethal of the Bending Arts.]]
* In ''TheLegendOfKorra'', ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'', Fire Lord Zuko, Iroh's nephew, is keeping the tradition alive. Despite being at least eighty years old, he's an incredibly powerful bender and shows no hesitation in hunting down the Red Lotus (season 3's villains), mostly by himself. Oh, and he rides a dragon.
* Bruce Wayne from ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond''.
**
''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond''. Makes sense, considering he used to BE Batman.
*** USED to be Batman? Tell that to his subconscious!
*** [[LegacyCharacter Terry]] [[PassingTheTorch would like to disagree.]]
*** Batman is Batman is Batman...the Battle for the Cowl in the comics featured at least two, although Machine Gun Jason Batman was out of the running for reader acceptance. Because machine guns.
Batman.



* Grandpa Max from ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'', ''especially'' after he's revealed to be a former [[TheMenInBlack Man in Black]] who remembers quite a bit from his old job and still has access to his old gear. Generally of the "dated but loveable personality" type, but swings into "no nonsense" when the situation calls for it... In a nutshell, he's a textbook case.
** He's the same guy who bosses [[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid Snake]] around, making him even more awesome.

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* Grandpa Max from ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'', ''WesternAnimation/Ben10'', ''especially'' after he's revealed to be a former [[TheMenInBlack Man in Black]] who remembers quite a bit from his old job and still has access to his old gear. Generally of the "dated but loveable personality" type, but swings into "no nonsense" when the situation calls for it... In a nutshell, he's a textbook case.
**
case. He's the same guy who bosses [[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid Snake]] around, making him even more awesome.



* Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth from ''Futurama''. For starters, he has a Thug Life tattoo on his back.

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* Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth from ''Futurama''.''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}''. For starters, he has a Thug Life tattoo on his back.



* Master Oogway in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' was quite old when he beat one of the most dangerous known martial artists. Master Shifu probably could have replicated the success 20 years later if not for his sentimental attachment to said artist.
* Like his RealLife counterpart, Creator/BenjaminFranklin of ''LibertysKids''.

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* Master Oogway in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' was quite old when he beat one of the most dangerous known martial artists. Master Shifu probably could have replicated the success 20 years later if not for his sentimental attachment to said artist.
* Like his RealLife counterpart, Creator/BenjaminFranklin of ''LibertysKids''.''WesternAnimation/LibertysKids''.



* ''Secret Millionaires Club'' has Warren Buffett [[InkSuitActor (voiced by himself)]] as one who's hip to the four students he mentors that form the Club.
** He also knew Jay-Z and Shaquille O'Neal, and set the Club up to [[InkSuitActor meet them]] and learn from their business abilitie as well.
* The ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' always have Master Splinter to come to for advice and for back-up.
** The [[Westernanimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2012 TMNT 2012]] Splinter advocates CombatPragmatism and teaches his sons that HonorBeforeReason can get you killed. Being a good deal younger than his previous incarnations, this Splinter is much faster and more deadly than in previous series. He even incorporates his mutation into his fighting style, dropping to all fours and fighting like a rat against especially powerful opponents.

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* ''Secret Millionaires Club'' has Warren Buffett [[InkSuitActor (voiced by himself)]] as one who's hip to the four students he mentors that form the Club.
**
Club. He also knew Jay-Z and Shaquille O'Neal, and set the Club up to [[InkSuitActor meet them]] and learn from their business abilitie abilities as well.
* The ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' always have Master Splinter to come to for advice and for back-up.
**
back-up. The [[Westernanimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2012 ''[[Westernanimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2012 TMNT 2012]] 2012]]'' Splinter advocates CombatPragmatism and teaches his sons that HonorBeforeReason can get you killed. Being a good deal younger than his previous incarnations, this Splinter is much faster and more deadly than in previous series. He even incorporates his mutation into his fighting style, dropping to all fours and fighting like a rat against especially powerful opponents.



* Cap'tain K'nuckles from ''TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack''. He beat 100 pirates alone, carried Bubby on his back and sailed in a storm during a fight against 8-Armed-Willy.
* Much like the books they are based on, the older engines such as Edward, Toby and Skarloey usually play this straight in ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine'', though the show's longer run has led to them having more flawed or vulnerable moments than in ''WesternAnimation/TheRailwaySeries''. Arguably Sir Topham Hatt (aka The Fat Controller) also counts.
* In ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Thundercats 2011}} [=ThunderCats (2011)=]]]''

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* Cap'tain K'nuckles from ''TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack''.''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack''. He beat 100 pirates alone, carried Bubby on his back and sailed in a storm during a fight against 8-Armed-Willy.
* Much like the books they are based on, the older engines such as Edward, Toby and Skarloey usually play this straight in ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine'', though the show's longer run has led to them having more flawed or vulnerable moments than in ''WesternAnimation/TheRailwaySeries''.''Literature/TheRailwaySeries''. Arguably Sir Topham Hatt (aka The Fat Controller) also counts.
* In ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Thundercats 2011}} [=ThunderCats (2011)=]]]''''WesternAnimation/ThunderCats2011''



** In the original ThunderCats Lynx-O was the resident CoolOldGuy.
* Ito San from ''[[PixarShorts Tokyo Mater]]'', who is an old Japanese car who helps [[WesternAnimation/{{Cars}} Mater]] race against the villain Kabuto after being rescued from a ditch and brought back to Japan.

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** * In the original ThunderCats ''WesternAnimation/ThunderCats1985'', Lynx-O was is the resident CoolOldGuy.
* Ito San from ''[[PixarShorts ''[[WesternAnimation/PixarShorts Tokyo Mater]]'', who is an old Japanese car who helps [[WesternAnimation/{{Cars}} Mater]] race against the villain Kabuto after being rescued from a ditch and brought back to Japan.



* [[OneSceneWonder He only appears briefly]], but there's a ''really'' Cool Old Guy in the old ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Porky the Fireman". WesternAnimation/PorkyPig, who is working as a - [[CaptainObvious what else]] - fireman climbs a ladder at a burning tenement to save an old guy yelling for help, but the guy tells him, "Never mind me, go save Grandpa" then jumps to safety on his own, ''using his beard as a parachute.''

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* [[OneSceneWonder He only appears briefly]], but there's a ''really'' Cool Old Guy in the old ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Porky the Fireman". WesternAnimation/PorkyPig, who is working as a - -- [[CaptainObvious what else]] - -- fireman climbs a ladder at a burning tenement to save an old guy yelling for help, but the guy tells him, "Never mind me, go save Grandpa" then jumps to safety on his own, ''using his beard as a parachute.''



*** Also Ultra Magnus, especially [[[DropTheHammer when he's got his hammer with him.]]

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*** ** Also Ultra Magnus, especially [[[DropTheHammer when he's got his hammer with him.]]



*** Even Ratchet's G1 incarnation, who's not really intended to represent any extreme of age the way Kup is, tends to get a lot of this trope. His canon appearances as a competent medic and go-to guy paved the way for his interpretation by the fans. Fandom is especially fond of causing him to bludgeon insubordinate/uncooperative patients with wrenches and other tools, go all [[TheMcCoy Doc McCoy]] even on ''Optimus Prime's'' aft, and generally act in a lovably codger-y manner, even ascribing him Cool Old Guy traits such as extreme shrewdness and a wrathfully protective nature regarding his crewmates (the young twins Sunstreaker and Sideswipe tend to be at the receiving end of his lectures and fists, more often than not).

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*** ** Even Ratchet's G1 incarnation, who's not really intended to represent any extreme of age the way Kup is, tends to get a lot of this trope. His canon appearances as a competent medic and go-to guy paved the way for his interpretation by the fans. Fandom is especially fond of causing him to bludgeon insubordinate/uncooperative patients with wrenches and other tools, go all [[TheMcCoy Doc McCoy]] even on ''Optimus Prime's'' aft, and generally act in a lovably codger-y manner, even ascribing him Cool Old Guy traits such as extreme shrewdness and a wrathfully protective nature regarding his crewmates (the young twins Sunstreaker and Sideswipe tend to be at the receiving end of his lectures and fists, more often than not).



*** Later, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing, Buzz teamed up with Music/SnoopDogg, Music/QuincyJones, Talib Kweli, and Soulja Boy to create the rap single and video, "Rocket Experience." Proceeds from video and song sales went to benefit Buzz's non-profit foundation, Share Space.

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*** ** Later, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing, Buzz teamed up with Music/SnoopDogg, Music/QuincyJones, Talib Kweli, and Soulja Boy to create the rap single and video, "Rocket Experience." Proceeds from video and song sales went to benefit Buzz's non-profit foundation, Share Space.



--> '''NASA Scientist:''' ...and Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the moon!
--> '''Aldrin:''' Second comes right after first!
--> ''(Long pause as everyone save Aldrin looks around awkwardly)''

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--> '''NASA --->'''NASA Scientist:''' ...and Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the moon!
-->
moon!\\
'''Aldrin:''' Second comes right after first!
--> ''(Long
first!\\
''[long
pause as everyone save Aldrin looks around awkwardly)''awkwardly]''



* Creator/JohnCleese.

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* %%* Creator/JohnCleese.



* [[UsefulNotes/{{Baseball}} The Cardinals' Stan "The Man" Musial]] is very similar to the Yogi Berra example above (until the last months of his life, attended all the events he could, still gave autographs and replies to fanmail; also univerally beloved) with one extra detail: at age 90, he was the center of a fan-led grassroots campaign in St. Louis to get him the Congressional Medal of Freedom (the highest honor a U.S. civilian can receive). He received it in January 2011. He's possibly one of the finest RealLife examples of a SacredCow.
** By the time of Musial's death in January 2013, he'd given so many autographs away that it is pretty much monetarily worthless. [[FridgeBrilliance Think about that]].

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* [[UsefulNotes/{{Baseball}} The Cardinals' Stan "The Man" Musial]] is very similar to the Yogi Berra example above (until the last months of his life, attended all the events he could, still gave autographs and replies to fanmail; also univerally beloved) with one extra detail: at age 90, he was the center of a fan-led grassroots campaign in St. Louis to get him the Congressional Medal of Freedom (the highest honor a U.S. civilian can receive). He received it in January 2011. He's possibly one of the finest RealLife examples of a SacredCow.
**
SacredCow. By the time of Musial's death in January 2013, he'd given so many autographs away that it is pretty much monetarily worthless. [[FridgeBrilliance Think about that]].
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* 2016 Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine has been called a "cool dad" figure on Website/{{Twitter}} for his SoBadItsGood impression of Creator/DonaldTrump in his Democratic National Convention speech.
23rd Jul '16 4:18:42 PM nombretomado
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* [[CarlBarks Scrooge McDuck]] -- pick anywhere in the world, and he's been there. Pick any type of adventure, and he's done it.

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* [[CarlBarks [[Creator/CarlBarks Scrooge McDuck]] -- pick anywhere in the world, and he's been there. Pick any type of adventure, and he's done it.
12th Jul '16 5:38:56 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', there was Dr. Albert Zweinstein. (An {{Expy}} of AlbertEinstein, who would likely fit this Trope too.)

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* In ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', there was Dr. Albert Zweinstein. (An {{Expy}} of AlbertEinstein, UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein, who would likely fit this Trope too.)
10th Jul '16 12:41:00 PM nombretomado
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* The aged [[strike: Buddhist]] Shinto priest and BadassLongRobe Kamimura from ''BrokenSaints'', who lost his family to the atomic bomb in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, making him at least twice as old as any of the other three protagonists.

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* The aged [[strike: Buddhist]] Shinto priest and BadassLongRobe Kamimura from ''BrokenSaints'', ''WebAnimation/BrokenSaints'', who lost his family to the atomic bomb in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, making him at least twice as old as any of the other three protagonists.
9th Jul '16 5:22:59 AM Morgenthaler
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* Obi Wan from ''Franchise/StarWars''. Make that all of {{The Obi Wan}}s. Yoda is more of a BadassGrandpa.

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* Obi Wan from ''Franchise/StarWars''. Make that all of {{The Obi Wan}}s.the {{Mentor}}s. Yoda is more of a BadassGrandpa.
7th Jul '16 10:52:07 PM Doug86
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* ''Franchise/FireEmblem'' games will always have a couple of Cool Old Guys. Often they'll be an OldRetainer to the protagonist or an Older Enemy General who eventually gets recruited to the protagonists cause.
** Athos the Archsage from ''FireEmblem 7''. More than 1000 years old and still quite the EccentricMentor, aside of being one [[EleventhHourSuperpower extremely]] ''[[EleventhHourSuperpower powerful]]'' [[EleventhHourSuperpower magic user]].
** In ''[[FireEmblemElibe FireEmblem 7]]'' Marcus (in his 40s) is not only thought of as one badass Cool Old Guy ingame, but he's also viewed as practically required for getting a high ranking in the games hard mode. Despite being a [[CrutchCharacter Jagen character]], Marcus also has high enough growths to remain serviceable throughout the game. In Fire Emblem 6, Marcus( now in his 60s) is more of a classic [[CrutchCharacter Jagen]] but is still needed to beat the games Hard Mode.

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* ''Franchise/FireEmblem'' ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' games will always have a couple of Cool Old Guys. Often they'll be an OldRetainer to the protagonist or an Older Enemy General who eventually gets recruited to the protagonists cause.
** Athos the Archsage from ''FireEmblem ''VideoGame/FireEmblem 7''. More than 1000 years old and still quite the EccentricMentor, aside of being one [[EleventhHourSuperpower extremely]] ''[[EleventhHourSuperpower powerful]]'' [[EleventhHourSuperpower magic user]].
** In ''[[FireEmblemElibe FireEmblem ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe Fire Emblem 7]]'' Marcus (in his 40s) is not only thought of as one badass Cool Old Guy ingame, but he's also viewed as practically required for getting a high ranking in the games hard mode. Despite being a [[CrutchCharacter Jagen character]], Marcus also has high enough growths to remain serviceable throughout the game. In Fire Emblem 6, Marcus( now in his 60s) is more of a classic [[CrutchCharacter Jagen]] but is still needed to beat the games Hard Mode.
3rd Jul '16 1:13:09 PM Morgenthaler
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See also: OldMaster, OlderSidekick, BadassGrandpa, EccentricMentor, TheObiWan, DirtyOldMan, EvilOldFolks, TokenAdult. See CoolOldLady for the DistaffCounterpart. Contrast GrumpyOldMan.

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See also: OldMaster, OlderSidekick, BadassGrandpa, EccentricMentor, TheObiWan, TheMentor, DirtyOldMan, EvilOldFolks, TokenAdult. See CoolOldLady for the DistaffCounterpart. Contrast GrumpyOldMan.



* [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks Epcot]] has had two over the years: Dreamfinder from ''Journey into Imagination'', who flew around in a CoolShip collecting thoughts and ideas to create all sorts of new things, and served as TheObiWan to his creation Figment until the attraction was overhauled to remove him. Then there was the Sage of Time from the ''Tapestry of Nations'' parade, an aged immortal that tried promoting human unity through his Great Millennium Walk that involved lots of cool puppets and CrowningMusicOfAwesome.

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* [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks Epcot]] has had two over the years: Dreamfinder from ''Journey into Imagination'', who flew around in a CoolShip collecting thoughts and ideas to create all sorts of new things, and served as TheObiWan TheMentor to his creation Figment until the attraction was overhauled to remove him. Then there was the Sage of Time from the ''Tapestry of Nations'' parade, an aged immortal that tried promoting human unity through his Great Millennium Walk that involved lots of cool puppets and CrowningMusicOfAwesome.



** Mario Auditore from ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII''. Ezio's uncle acts as TheObiWan and is the one who teaches him how to be an assassin and helps him throughout the entire game.

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** Mario Auditore from ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII''. Ezio's uncle acts as TheObiWan TheMentor and is the one who teaches him how to be an assassin and helps him throughout the entire game.



* Elder Keeper Artemus of the ''VideoGame/{{Thief}}'' series. He's more of a NonActionGuy and TheObiWan / [[ParentalSubstitute surrogate father figure]] to the [[PhantomThief protagonist]], but he's a BadassBookworm and master of stealth nonetheless.

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* Elder Keeper Artemus of the ''VideoGame/{{Thief}}'' series. He's more of a NonActionGuy and TheObiWan TheMentor / [[ParentalSubstitute surrogate father figure]] to the [[PhantomThief protagonist]], but he's a BadassBookworm and master of stealth nonetheless.
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