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6th Jan '17 6:24:07 AM DannWoolf
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* ''Franchise/DragonBall'': Goku is one of the quintiessential examples in Anime. An endearingly innocent and kind hearted child that carries his innocence and kindness well into his adulthood, and even as a ''grandfather''! [[BewareTheNiceOnes Unless you're his opponent or you REALLY piss him off.]]

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* ''Franchise/DragonBall'': Goku is one of the quintiessential examples in Anime. An endearingly innocent and kind hearted kindhearted child that carries his innocence and kindness well into his adulthood, and even as a ''grandfather''! Even in battle he treats it like it's just a game... unless his opponent's done something to ''[[BewareTheNiceOnes really]]'' [[BewareTheNiceOnes Unless you're his opponent or you REALLY piss him off.]]off]].
29th Dec '16 5:02:34 PM LongTallShorty64
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* Jerry from ''Film/ClashByNight'' which is the reason why his wife, Mae, cheats on him.
21st Dec '16 4:44:51 PM The08MetroidMan
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* MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic has Pinkie Pie, who's normally regarded as air-headed, [[InnocentlyInsensitive socially oblivious]] and generally [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} off in her own little world]], but is one of the kindest ponies you'd ever meet barring [[AllLovingHero Fluttershy]].

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* MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' has Pinkie Pie, who's normally regarded as air-headed, [[InnocentlyInsensitive socially oblivious]] and generally [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} off in her own little world]], but is one of the kindest ponies you'd ever meet barring [[AllLovingHero Fluttershy]].
21st Dec '16 4:43:32 PM The08MetroidMan
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* MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic has Pinkie Pie, who's normally regarded as air-headed, [[InnocentlyInsensitive socially oblivious]] and generally [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} off in her own little world]], but is one of the kindest ponies you'd ever meet barring [[AllLovingHero Fluttershy]].
13th Dec '16 3:04:05 PM Andyroid
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* In the Russian folktale ''Literature/TheFoolOfTheWorldAndTheFlyingShip'', the eponymous Fool is described as "simpler than some children, and he never did any one a harm in his life."
15th Nov '16 2:58:37 AM Iceaura39
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* In [[Fanfic/RagnarokRagnaGuardian]], we have Shiro and Reiko, two blockheads who are the nicest in the story.
17th Oct '16 1:12:13 AM WikiGuardianAngel
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Due to their well-meaning nature but below-average intelligence, these characters have the potential to be taken advantage of and manipulated by smarter (and occasionally evil) characters. The Kindhearted Simpleton should beware of {{Manipulative Bastard}}s and {{Guile Hero}}es. (They should also [[TheFarmerAndTheViper know it's a snake when they bring it in.]]) These characters rarely, if ever, get angry, but when they do, it's usually because someone has taken advantage of their trusting nature one time too many, or has dared to hurt the ones they love. This may occasionally result in the character taking a level in badass, or revealing a hidden badass side, but this type of character is very effective at delivering AnAesop without having to resort to violence, whether it's through a ShutUpHannibal speech, giving the villain his TheReasonYouSuckSpeech, or asking a friend WhatTheHellHero, though they are also just as likely to inform hero and villain that YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre. But then, the tendency to be large also give cause to BewareTheNiceOnes.

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Due to their well-meaning nature but below-average intelligence, these characters have the potential to be taken advantage of and manipulated by smarter (and occasionally evil) characters. The Kindhearted Simpleton should beware of {{Manipulative Bastard}}s and {{Guile Hero}}es. (They should also [[TheFarmerAndTheViper know it's a snake when they bring it in.]]) These characters rarely, if ever, get angry, but when they do, it's usually because someone has taken advantage of their trusting nature one time too many, or has dared to hurt the ones they love. This may occasionally result in the character [[TookALevelInBadass taking a level in badass, badass]], or revealing a [[CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass hidden badass side, side]], but this type of character is very effective at delivering AnAesop without having to resort to violence, whether it's through a ShutUpHannibal speech, giving the villain his TheReasonYouSuckSpeech, or asking a friend WhatTheHellHero, though they are also just as likely to inform hero and villain that YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre. But then, the tendency to be large also give cause to BewareTheNiceOnes.
17th Sep '16 8:06:36 AM JustTroper
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Contrast InsufferableGenius and MadScientist. May be a GentleGiant. When they are lucky and carefree instead of compassionate, they're TheFool. See also IdiotHero, DumbIsGood and EmotionsVsStoicism (this landing on the "emotions good, logic bad" side).

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Contrast InsufferableGenius and MadScientist. May be a GentleGiant. When they are lucky and carefree instead of compassionate, they're TheFool. See also IdiotHero, DumbIsGood and EmotionsVsStoicism (this landing on the "emotions good, logic bad" side).
side). Compare and contrast with LoonWithAHeartOfGold who may be intelligent but not in his/her right mind.
12th Sep '16 5:33:23 AM annette12
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** [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Jonny]] could qualify as well.

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** [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Jonny]] could qualify as well.Jonny is a cheerful, good-natured, and gullible {{Cloudcuckoolander}}.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'': Clumsy is not very bright but you couldn't ask for a sweeter-natured Smurf; sometimes he borders on DumbIs Good.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'': Clumsy is not very bright but you couldn't ask for a sweeter-natured Smurf; sometimes he borders on DumbIs Good.DumbIsGood.
12th Sep '16 5:29:28 AM annette12
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'': Clumsy Smurf.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'': Clumsy Smurf.is not very bright but you couldn't ask for a sweeter-natured Smurf; sometimes he borders on DumbIs Good.



* Lindsay from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama''.
** Owen and the Surfers from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace''.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'': Lindsay from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama''.
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is a BrainlessBeauty and one of the nicest characters among the first generation.
* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace'':
Owen and the Surfers from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace''.Surfers.
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