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25th Sep '17 10:49:00 AM TrendingToon1
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* Wander of ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder''. For example, in "The Pet," he attempts to train an alien monster that is heavily implied to have killed someone in the past, and it just barely fails to kill Wander too. Furthermore, Sylvia tries to get rid of the monster by activating self-destruct on the ship they're all on, and Wander doesn't try to evacuate (or even seem to notice) until Sylvia rescues him.

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* Wander of ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder''. For example, in "The Pet," he attempts to train an alien monster that is heavily implied to have killed someone in the past, and it just barely fails to kill Wander too. Furthermore, Sylvia tries to get rid of the monster by activating self-destruct on the ship they're all on, on (when she thinks the monster devoured Wander when it was actually a teddy bear Wander gave him), and Wander doesn't try to evacuate (or even seem to notice) until Sylvia rescues him.
16th Sep '17 1:42:36 PM BURGINABC
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Overlaps significantly with BornLucky and TheFool. The character who provokes MinorInsultMeltdown is usually also this as other characters scold the meltdowner rather than the provocateur. Frequently a side effect of playing TooDumbToLive for laughs in a series where StatusQuoIsGod. Compare and contrast KarmaHoudini.

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Overlaps significantly with BornLucky and TheFool. The character who provokes MinorInsultMeltdown is usually also this as other characters scold the meltdowner rather than the provocateur. Frequently a side effect of playing TooDumbToLive for laughs in a series Contrast TooDumbToLive, where StatusQuoIsGod. a character does not escape the consequences of their stupidity, but instead pays the ultimate price. Compare and contrast KarmaHoudini.
KarmaHoudini, where the lack of consequences is for immorality rather than stupidity.
10th Sep '17 11:17:26 PM TommyTiger
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* In ''Disney/{{Moana}}'', we have Heihei the rooster. Dear god, ''Heihei the rooster.'' There are several points throughout the film where he should've drowned, but he doesn't. It helps that the ocean [[GeniusLoci likes the protagonist.]]

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* In ''Disney/{{Moana}}'', we have Heihei the rooster. Dear god, ''Heihei the rooster.'' There are several points throughout the film where he should've drowned, but he doesn't. It helps that the ocean [[GeniusLoci likes the protagonist.]]
15th Aug '17 9:31:11 PM TommyTiger
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** Particularly bad in an early episode where all Cat wants to do is watch a TV event at home that he paid for (the most jerky thing he did was not let a housemate watch too). Dog physically forces him to stay by a fire hydrant because another dog marked it. The end result is not only Cat missing his TV event, but ''his house and everything he owns in the world'' being burned to the ground leaving him only to laugh insanely that his life couldn't possibly get any worse. Oh and to hammer Dog's side in even more, when their house is burning down and Cat calls the fire department, Dog refuses to let them use it to save their house, even when Cat begs him in tears that if he values Cat in any way he'll let them use the hydrant. He doesn't. The episode ends with Cat laughing in insanity and Dog laughing along, not actually knowing what's going on.

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** Particularly bad in an early episode where all Cat wants to do is watch a TV event at home that he paid for (the most jerky thing he did was not let a housemate watch too). Dog physically forces him to stay by a fire hydrant because another dog marked it. The end result is not only Cat missing his TV event, but ''his house and everything he owns in the world'' being burned to the ground leaving him only to laugh insanely that his life couldn't possibly get any worse. Oh and Then, to hammer Dog's side in even more, when their house is burning down and Cat calls the fire department, Dog refuses to let them use it to save their house, even when Cat begs him in tears that if he values Cat in any way he'll let them use the hydrant. He doesn't. The episode ends with Cat laughing in insanity and Dog laughing along, not actually knowing what's going on.
13th Jul '17 12:54:03 PM ironballs16
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** And even the ocean ''itself'' gets fed up with him, stuffing him in a NestingDoll setup before cramming all of it into the cargo area of the ship.

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** And even the ocean ''itself'' gets fed up with him, [[TooDumbToLive his stupidity]], stuffing him in a NestingDoll setup MatryoshkaObject before cramming all of it into the cargo area of the ship.
13th Jul '17 12:52:36 PM ironballs16
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** And even the ocean ''itself'' gets fed up with him, stuffing him in a NestingDoll setup before cramming all of it into the cargo area of the ship.
22nd May '17 2:25:03 PM smalltime
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* The entire premise of ''Grizzy & the Lemmings'' revolves around intellectually challenged lemmings ruining a bear's day when he's just minding his own business.

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* The entire premise of ''Grizzy & the Lemmings'' revolves around intellectually challenged lemmings ruining a bear's day when he's just minding his own business.business and often getting away with it.
22nd May '17 2:23:52 PM smalltime
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* The entire premise of ''Grizzy & the Lemmings'' revolves around intellectually challenged lemmings ruining a bear's day when he's just minding his own business.
28th Apr '17 3:44:11 PM NNinja
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[[folder:Fan Works]]
* Iris in ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' fic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9550053/1/The-Fey-Family-Cousin The Fey Family Cousin]]. Through the fic she never does a single logical thing. She deliberately avoids and pushes away a guy she's in love with ''knowing'' that he loves her, keeps visiting her sister knowing that she's ManipulativeBitch who doesn't give a crap about her, ignores Mia's advice about both of the above and later during her trial she doesn't give her lawyer critical information about the case leading him to run in circles for most of the trial[[labelnote:spoiler]] Phoenix spends large part of the trial trying to figure out if it was her or her twin that was present at the crime scene. Iris doesn't tell him that ''both'' of them were there.[[/labelnote]] and almost getting herself found guilty. Despite this she gets her HappilyEverAfter.
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6th Apr '17 2:33:15 PM Vir
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* ''WesternAnimation/PennZeroPartTimeHero'' Has[[NonIdleRich Principal Larry.]] Not only is he ditzy, [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}}extremely weird]] and [[BewareTheNiceOnes downright creepy sometimes]] but he doesn't seem to know much of anything. Whenever he's around, [[TalkativeLoon all he does is be extremely long-winded and tell stories he never finishes.]] What is Larry's life like?? [[RichInDollarsPoorInSense He won the lottery 32 times.]] [[BigFancyHouse He lives in a giant mansion.]] His butler has a butler. [[Fiction500 He genetically modified an elephant to stay small and cute forever.]] and at the end of the [[DayInTheLimelight episode]].. He wins the lottery again!!

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* ''WesternAnimation/PennZeroPartTimeHero'' Has[[NonIdleRich has [[NonIdleRich Principal Larry.]] Not only is he ditzy, [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}}extremely weird]] [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} extremely weird,]] and [[BewareTheNiceOnes downright creepy sometimes]] but sometimes,]] he doesn't seem to know much of anything. Whenever he's around, [[TalkativeLoon all he does is be extremely long-winded and tell stories he never finishes.]] What is Larry's life like?? [[RichInDollarsPoorInSense He won the lottery 32 times.]] [[BigFancyHouse He lives in a giant mansion.]] His butler has a butler. [[Fiction500 He genetically modified an elephant to stay small and cute forever.]] and And at the end of the [[DayInTheLimelight episode]].. He [[ADayInTheLimelight Day in the Limelight]] episode, he wins the lottery again!!again.
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