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19th Sep '16 12:04:05 AM Furienna
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** Angelica always claimed to know more then the other babies and constantly filled their heads with false information. She frequently gives them wrong information intentionally, however, since she seems to get a strange kick out of tormenting them with her lies. Of course, more than once (like the chicken pox episode), something will happen that dupes Angelica into [[BelievingTheirOwnLies believing her own lies]].
** [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed Dr. Lipschitz]] as well. He's apparently a famous child psychologist whose books are read almost religiously by parents, Didi in particular... but in the one episode where he appears, he obviously has little to no experience when it comes to working with children. He even claims at the end of that episode that he'll have to revise all his works because of the experience.

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** Angelica always claimed to know more then than the other babies and constantly filled their heads with false information. She frequently gives them wrong information intentionally, however, since she seems to get a strange kick out of tormenting them with her lies. Of course, more than once (like the chicken pox episode), something will happen that dupes Angelica into [[BelievingTheirOwnLies believing her own lies]].
** [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed Dr. Lipschitz]] as well. He's apparently a famous child psychologist psychologist, whose books are read almost religiously by parents, Didi in particular... but But in the one episode where he appears, he obviously has little to no experience when it comes to working with children. He even claims at the end of that episode that he'll have to revise all his works because of the experience.
26th Jul '16 1:13:24 AM annette12
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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' and ''Merrie Melodies'':
** ''WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck'': Daffy always overestimates his abilities.
** WesternAnimation/FoghornLeghorn, who also overestimates his abilities. He also talks on about how he knows so much, but it's mostly hot air.

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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' and ''Merrie Melodies'':
** ''WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck'': Daffy always overestimates his abilities.
** WesternAnimation/FoghornLeghorn, who also overestimates his abilities. He also
Melodies'': WesternAnimation/FoghornLeghorn talks on about how he knows so much, but it's mostly hot air.
18th Jul '16 5:35:39 PM ultimomant
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* In the original ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' episode "Hocus-Pocus and Frisby" (under the late great Creator/RodSerling), a small-town bumpkin was this, and everyone around knew it (including himself). Except the aliens (who had never evolved the concept of lying) who overheard him, mistook him for the greatest human brain ever, and kidnapped him for their zoo. He escaped through courage and dumb luck. And when he tried to tell people ... CryingWolf, anyone?

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* In the original ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'' episode "Hocus-Pocus and Frisby" (under the late great Creator/RodSerling), a small-town bumpkin was this, and everyone around knew it (including himself). Except the aliens (who had never evolved the concept of lying) who overheard him, mistook him for the greatest human brain ever, and kidnapped him for their zoo. He escaped through courage and dumb luck. And when he tried to tell people ... CryingWolf, anyone?
27th Jun '16 9:02:52 PM PaulA
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* Sheridan's play ''The Rivals'' gives us Mrs. Malaprop, who liked to use big words in an attempt to sound more educated than she was. She uses the wrong words, and HilarityEnsues. Mrs. Malaprop's antics are the source of the word Malapropism.
25th May '16 9:20:20 AM Willbyr
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%%* Onsokumaru in ''NininGaShinobuden''.

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%%* Onsokumaru in ''NininGaShinobuden''.''Manga/NininGaShinobuden''.
21st May '16 2:02:30 PM erforce
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* Janine Melnitz of ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' looks fairly nerdy, and she claims people tell her she's "too intellectual" and that she's "very psychic." However, at no point does she actually show any intellectual ability, she constantly misunderstands Egon's comments, and at one point Peter puts her down by pointing out she is only qualified for some pretty low-end jobs. When Egon experiments on Louis Tully, she fails to grasp anything that's going on. During the second movie, she also proves to be a mediocre babysitter and that's about it. She undergoes CharacterDevelopment and becomes a much more important character in ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' and other spin-off materials.

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* Janine Melnitz of ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}'' looks fairly nerdy, and she claims people tell her she's "too intellectual" and that she's "very psychic." However, at no point does she actually show any intellectual ability, she constantly misunderstands Egon's comments, and at one point Peter puts her down by pointing out she is only qualified for some pretty low-end jobs. When Egon experiments on Louis Tully, she fails to grasp anything that's going on. During the [[Film/GhostbustersII second movie, movie]], she also proves to be a mediocre babysitter and that's about it. She undergoes CharacterDevelopment and becomes a much more important character in ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' and other spin-off materials.
13th May '16 4:21:36 AM Ulkomaalainen
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* In a slight departure, Creator/StephenColbert of ''Series/TheColbertReport'' portrays himself as an extremely far-right Republican Know-Nothing Know-It-All. For that matter, most TV pundits in the US are like this; parodying this was the original premise behind ''The Colbert Report''.

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* In a slight departure, Creator/StephenColbert of ''Series/TheColbertReport'' portrays portrayed himself as an extremely far-right Republican Know-Nothing Know-It-All.Know-It-All in ''Series/TheColbertReport'' . For that matter, most TV pundits in the US are like this; parodying this was the original premise behind ''The Colbert Report''.
13th May '16 4:18:21 AM Ulkomaalainen
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** Hermione can sometimes come off as one, with her more uptight morality and attempt to free the elves only to discover they seem to like being essentially treated as slaves.
25th Apr '16 6:01:43 PM davelerner
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* In ''Literature/BabeRuthManTankGladiator'' Throckle No'Goor insists that he's an expert on the 21st century.
17th Apr '16 1:58:53 PM WillKeaton
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EnwTmCo4ro This]] Creator/RoosterTeeth Animated Adventure.
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