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30th Apr '18 3:57:17 AM AlienPatch
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* Bart Simpson's favorite comic book, ''Radioactive Man'' has a hero who can be this sometimes; one issue has him traveling back in time, competing against Jesse Owens in the Olympics, and ''winning'', something Bart [[ProtagonistCenteredMorality views as a good thing]]. although, there's another special issue where Milhouse claims he and Fallout Boy are killed on ''every'' page, which may be an aversion to the Trope. (Or [[FridgeBrilliance maybe]] take it UpToEleven.)


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** Bart Simpson's favorite comic book, ''Radioactive Man'' has a hero who can be this sometimes; one issue has him traveling back in time, competing against Jesse Owens in the Olympics, and ''winning'', something Bart [[ProtagonistCenteredMorality views as a good thing]]. although, there's another special issue where Milhouse claims he and Fallout Boy are killed on ''every'' page, which may be an aversion to the Trope. (Or [[FridgeBrilliance maybe]] take it UpToEleven.)
16th Apr '18 2:06:21 PM Lemia
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* [[AwesomeMcCoolName Smolder Bravestone]] in ''Film/JumanjiWelcomeToTheJungle''. He's a famous AdventurerArchaeologist who has amazing strength and speed and is listed as having ''no'' weaknesses unlike the other characters who all have at least one weakness. The "parody" part comes from him being a video game character "[[FreakyFridayFlip played]]" by Spencer who's a germophobic and socially awkward nerd in real life, which leads to this incredibly buff and intimidating-looking man who looks like Creator/DwayneJohnson cowering in fear from squirrels and repeatedly whining that he doesn't want to do the dangerous stuff everyone in the game expects him to.

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* [[AwesomeMcCoolName Smolder Bravestone]] in ''Film/JumanjiWelcomeToTheJungle''. He's a famous AdventurerArchaeologist who has amazing strength and speed speed, looks like Creator/DwayneJohnson, and is listed as having ''no'' weaknesses unlike the other characters who all have at least one weakness. The "parody" parody part comes from him being a video game character "[[FreakyFridayFlip played]]" by Spencer who's a germophobic and socially awkward nerd teenager in real life, which leads to this incredibly buff and intimidating-looking tough-looking man who looks like Creator/DwayneJohnson cowering in fear from squirrels and repeatedly whining that he doesn't want to do the dangerous stuff everyone in the game expects him to.
15th Apr '18 5:19:55 PM nombretomado
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* Lelouch from ''WebVideo/CodeMENT''. He's a prince [[BigScrewedUpFamily who's also related to]] [[Manga/SoulEater Death the Kid]] and [[{{Hellsing}} Alucard]] with incredible power and influence over others, gets away with stuff that can only be described as ''batshit insane''... and yet he spends most of his time just being a Jerkass, scoring drugs, blowing stuff up, and contributing nothing but menace to society.

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* Lelouch from ''WebVideo/CodeMENT''. He's a prince [[BigScrewedUpFamily who's also related to]] [[Manga/SoulEater Death the Kid]] and [[{{Hellsing}} [[Manga/{{Hellsing}} Alucard]] with incredible power and influence over others, gets away with stuff that can only be described as ''batshit insane''... and yet he spends most of his time just being a Jerkass, scoring drugs, blowing stuff up, and contributing nothing but menace to society.
2nd Apr '18 2:52:14 PM Lemia
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* [[AwesomeMcCoolName Smolder Bravestone]] in ''Film/JumanjiWelcomeToTheJungle''. He's a famous AdventurerArchaeologist who has amazing strength and speed and is listed as having ''no'' weaknesses unlike the other characters who all have at least one weakness. The "parody" part comes from him being a video game character "[[FreakyFridayFlip played]]" by Spencer who's a germophobic and socially awkward nerd in real life, which leads to this incredibly buff and intimidating-looking man who looks like Creator/DwayneJohnson cowering in fear from squirrels and repeatedly whining that he doesn't want to do the dangerous stuff everyone in the game expects him to.
28th Mar '18 12:35:10 PM epoxy
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* Half of the central cast of the ''Webcomic/MSPaintAdventures'' series ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' could be considered Parody Sues in some respect (especially some of the secondary troll characters and alpha kids) - nearly all have unique and bizarre personality traits, abilities and circumstances. Additionally, due to the mythical nature of SBURB/SGRUB, the [[TheWorldIsAlwaysDoomed world-ending]] video game that acts as the central plot driver, all the central characters are some sort of TheChosenOne. What the comic typically does to keep them in the realm of parody rather than straight examples is by making them either ultimately irrelevant, developing them out of their Sue-ish traits, or simply lampshading the fact that they are absurdly competent.
** There's still some debate among fans as to whether Jade from the ''Webcomic/MSPaintAdventures'' series ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' was intended to be one of these or not. She ''does'' have a ludicrous number of quirky hobbies, skills, and "cute" flaws (narcolepsy and [[CloudCuckoolander general ditziness]]). Jade also has a magical pet, crazy supernatural powers, future technology, a grasp on the unfolding plot, and she lives under the wing of her equally talented and rich Grandfather [[spoiler:who is deceased, making her ConvenientlyAnOrphan in addition to everything else, and she's taken care of by her ridiculous ''RealityWarper dog''.]] What makes her seem like a Parody Sue instead of a straight example is the fact that her Sue-ness (like every other trope used in the series) is [[ExaggeratedTrope exaggerated]] to the point that it becomes funny. [[spoiler:Then she loses her powers, her gear and her pet, and spends so much time dozing that all the other main characters zoom past her. Time to start earning your keep, miss.]]

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* Half In ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'', half of the central cast of the ''Webcomic/MSPaintAdventures'' series ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' could be considered Parody Sues in some respect (especially some of the secondary troll characters and alpha kids) - nearly all have unique and bizarre personality traits, abilities and circumstances. Additionally, due to the mythical nature of SBURB/SGRUB, the [[TheWorldIsAlwaysDoomed world-ending]] video game that acts as the central plot driver, all the central characters are some sort of TheChosenOne. What the comic typically does to keep them in the realm of parody rather than straight examples is by making them either ultimately irrelevant, developing them out of their Sue-ish traits, or simply lampshading the fact that they are absurdly competent.
** There's still some debate among fans as to whether Jade from the ''Webcomic/MSPaintAdventures'' series ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' was intended to be one of these or not.a Prody Sue. She ''does'' have a ludicrous number of quirky hobbies, skills, and "cute" flaws (narcolepsy and [[CloudCuckoolander general ditziness]]). Jade She also has a magical pet, crazy supernatural powers, future technology, a grasp on the unfolding plot, and she lives under the wing of her equally talented and rich Grandfather [[spoiler:who is deceased, making her ConvenientlyAnOrphan in addition to everything else, and she's taken care of by her ridiculous ''RealityWarper dog''.]] What makes her seem like a Parody Sue instead of a straight example is the fact that her Sue-ness (like every other trope used in the series) is [[ExaggeratedTrope exaggerated]] to the point that it becomes funny. [[spoiler:Then she loses her powers, her gear and her pet, and spends so much time dozing that all the other main characters zoom past her. Time to start earning your keep, miss.]]



** The troll Kanaya Maryam, who is essentially Rose raised in Jade's circumstances, is the wannabe vampire to Jade's magic princess. Just count how many times the phrase "one of the few of your kind" recurs in her [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=004223 introductory bio.]]
** Vriska Serket has a [[TheMostDangerousVideoGame FLARP]] character named "Marquise Spinneret Mindfang". [[http://mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=004096 She gained all the levels. All of them.]]
*** [[WordOfGod Andrew has confirmed]] that Vriska herself is a metafictional commentary on the MarySue, although she might be better said to be a {{Deconstruction}} Sue. She ''thinks'' she is prettier, smarter, and stronger than everyone else, inserts herself in major plot events simply to make herself important, and never suffers any negative consequences for her actions [[spoiler:untill she dies]]. The result of this is everyone who speaks to her (except [[MoralityPet John]]) thinking she is either a psychotic bitch or simply a JerkAss, with a similar effect on the fandom.
*** And eventually, even John realizes how horrible she is even by the standards of her species.
** Feferi's status is ambiguous due to her Mary Sue traits, such as having the highest possible blood color in a hematocracy and being heir apparent to the Empire while being very nonchalant about it. She's incredibly nice (remember that the trolls are [[ProudWarriorRace a bunch of murderous bastards]]), has a guardian that can kill every single person in her species excluding herself, the Troll Empress, and possibly other sea trolls at the drop of a hat (compared to the other guardians of the trolls who can't really do much at all by comparison), and wears bright clothes and gold accessories where almost everyone else is decked out in blacks and greys. [[spoiler:She's dead too, by the way]]...and has only minor importance to the plot.
** And he went above and beyond with [[spoiler:Calliope, AKA uranianUmbra]]. She's critical to almost everything about the [[spoiler:Alpha universe]] session, having given the kids their special chat client, introduced them, and told them about and encouraged them to play the game. She's a SailorEarth character as well, since an [[WesternZodiac Ophiuchus-themed]] troll has long been speculated (especially one with the initials UU), and she fills in the gap in [[FantasticCasteSystem the hemospectrum]] [[spoiler:where Karkat would be if he wasn't a mutant]]. Oh, and she's apparently the LastOfHerKind, since the Empress exterminated the limebloods because they had much stronger PsychicPowers than the other castes and posed a threat to her reign. [[spoiler:As it turns out, UU is not, in fact, a troll. She's an entirely different species and is [[AscendedFangirl cosplaying as her fantroll]]]].

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** The troll Kanaya Maryam, parody really ramps up when the comic introduces the 12 trolls. Just about ''every one'' of them exhibits a few typical Mary Sue traits, most of which are promptly played for laughs, some of which are developed or deconstructed.
*** Aradia and Sollux. Each has incredible PsychicPowers combined with [[{{Seers}} precognition]]. To boot, Sollux works technical wizardry while Aradia comes BackFromTheDead [[spoiler:multiple times]]. Both of them could easily qualify for GodModeSue if they tried, but they just don't want to.
*** Tavros. The ExtremeDoormat and TheWoobie of the group, he initially seems a shoo-in for SympatheticSue.
*** Karkat. He is secretly [[spoiler:a mutant]], the only one of his race
who [[spoiler:has red blood]], which causes him much angst. He is essentially Rose raised also the leader of the group, despite his lack of leadership ability.
*** Nepeta. An enthusiastic fangirl who likes drawing colorful comics and Shipping her friends, she resembles [[AscendedFangirl the protagonist]] of a SelfInsertFic written by [[StrawFan a fan of the very comic she's in]].
*** Kanaya. She has much
in Jade's circumstances, common with Jade and is the wannabe vampire to Jade's magic princess. Just count how many times the phrase "one of the few of your kind" recurs in her [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=004223 introductory bio.]]
** Vriska Serket *** Equius. He lives in a mansion with a butler, a [[ManOfWealthAndTaste Man of Wealth and]]... Taste. He is also physically strongest of all characters.
*** Eridan. His affinity for magic and his SBURB-given role as [[spoiler: Prince of Hope]] imply that, even among the rest of the trolls, he is TheChosenOne (with some resemblance to Harry Potter).
*** Feferi, who has all of Jade's special qualities amplified. She is a PrincessClassic and heir-apparent to become Empress. She wears bright clothes and gold accessories where almost everyone else is decked out in blacks and greys. She has the highest and rarest blood color. She is a FriendToAllLivingThings and is very nice, considering the rest of the troll race are [[ProudWarriorRace a bunch of murderous bastards]]. And, of course, her [[DidWeJustHaveTeaWithCthulhu beloved Guardian]] can kill the rest of the troll race on a whim.
*** Vriska. Most of all, Vriska, because she actively ''tries'' to be a Mary Sue. She
has a [[TheMostDangerousVideoGame FLARP]] character named "Marquise Spinneret Mindfang". [[http://mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=004096 She gained all can put people under MindControl to manipulate them. She cheats, lies, steals and [[KarmaHoudini evades consequences]]. She inserts herself into major plot events just to seem important. She strives to fill the levels. All role of them.]]
*** [[WordOfGod Andrew
MaryTzu, JerkSue, VillainSue, GodModeSue and BlackHoleSue ''all at once,'' because that's her idea of "winning." Sometimes she succeeds, but ultimately she fails. WordOfGod has confirmed]] confirmed that Vriska herself is a metafictional commentary on the MarySue, although she might be better said to be a {{Deconstruction}} Sue. She ''thinks'' she is prettier, smarter, and stronger and more important than everyone else, inserts herself in major plot events simply to make herself important, thinks her awful behavior is justified by her superiority, and never suffers any negative consequences for her actions [[spoiler:untill she dies]]. The result of this is that everyone who speaks to her (except [[MoralityPet John]]) thinking thinks she is either a dangerous, psychotic bitch or simply a JerkAss, with JerkAss (with a similar effect on the fandom.
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fandom). And eventually, even John realizes how horrible she his mistake.
** The Sue-ness
is even surpassed again by the standards of her species.
** Feferi's status is ambiguous due to her Mary Sue traits, such as having the highest possible blood color in a hematocracy and being heir apparent to the Empire while being very nonchalant about it. She's incredibly nice (remember that the trolls are [[ProudWarriorRace a bunch of murderous bastards]]), has a guardian that can kill every single person in her species excluding herself, the Troll Empress, and possibly other sea trolls at the drop of a hat (compared to the other guardians of the trolls who can't really do much at all by comparison), and wears bright clothes and gold accessories where almost everyone else is decked out in blacks and greys. [[spoiler:She's dead too, by the way]]...and has only minor importance to the plot.
** And he went above and beyond with
[[spoiler:Calliope, AKA uranianUmbra]]. She's critical to almost everything about the [[spoiler:Alpha universe]] session, having given the kids their special chat client, introduced them, and told them about and encouraged them to play the game. She's a SailorEarth character as well, since an [[WesternZodiac Ophiuchus-themed]] troll has long been speculated (especially one with the initials UU), and she fills in the gap in [[FantasticCasteSystem the hemospectrum]] [[spoiler:where Karkat would be if he wasn't a mutant]]. Oh, and she's apparently the LastOfHerKind, since the Empress exterminated the limebloods because they had much stronger PsychicPowers than the other castes and posed a threat to her reign. [[spoiler:As it turns out, UU is not, in fact, a troll. She's an entirely different species and is [[AscendedFangirl cosplaying as her fantroll]]]].



*** [[spoiler: Then we get Alt!Calliope. She's Calliope from a timeline where she managed to get past Caliborn and gain power equal to his. She actually manages to do what the kids have been trying to do for most of the story: destroy the Green Sun. She has actual, realistic emotional troubles, though, because ''her whole timeline was never meant to happen''. ]]

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*** [[spoiler: Then we get Alt!Calliope. She's Calliope from a timeline where she managed to get past Caliborn and gain power equal to his. She actually manages to do what the kids have been trying to do for most of the story: destroy the Green Sun. She has actual, realistic emotional troubles, though, because ''her her whole timeline was never meant to happen''.happen. ]]
27th Mar '18 4:20:53 AM Synchronicity
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* ''Series/TheGoodPlace'': Tahini's sister, Kamilah. Her name is Arabic for "perfect" for a reason. She is the youngest person to graduate from Oxford, an awarded and world class painter, activist, iconoclast, Olympic archer (who got gold), BAFTA award winning documentary maker for the documentary she made on her Grammy award-winning album, person voted "Most likely to be Banksy", and so unbelievably desirable that at least two [[EvenTheGirlsWantHer women]] profess their undying love to her during their first meeting with her before she even utters a single word to them. And that's not even getting on the fact that she became the youngest person to ever get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, because the critics were so impressed by her album that they decided to add it to the hall only six months after it was released and ignore the mandatory 25 years. No wonder Tahani [[SuccessfulSiblingSyndrome developed such an inferiority complex]] from [[TheUnfavorite constantly living in her shadow]] despite being very successful herself.

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* ''Series/TheGoodPlace'': Tahini's ''Series/TheGoodPlace'':
** Tahani's
sister, Kamilah. Her name is Arabic for "perfect" for a reason. She is the youngest person to graduate from Oxford, an awarded and world class painter, activist, iconoclast, Olympic archer (who got gold), BAFTA award winning documentary maker for the documentary she made on her Grammy award-winning album, person voted "Most likely to be Banksy", and so unbelievably desirable that at least two [[EvenTheGirlsWantHer women]] profess their undying love to her during their first meeting with her before she even utters a single word to them. And that's not even getting on the fact that she became the youngest person to ever get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, because the critics were so impressed by her album that they decided to add it to the hall only six months after it was released and ignore the mandatory 25 years. No wonder Tahani [[SuccessfulSiblingSyndrome developed such an inferiority complex]] from [[TheUnfavorite constantly living in her shadow]] despite being very successful herself.herself.
** Everyone in [[{{Heaven}} The Good Place]] is absurdly kind and selfless, to the point that nearly everything that comes out of their mouths is some beautiful, successful humanitarian act. Eleanor is justifiably freaked out by this.
12th Mar '18 9:56:34 PM Pat-ManDX
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* Half of the central cast of the ''Webcomic/MSPaintAdventures'' series ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' could be considered Parody Sues in some respect (especially some of the secondary troll characters and alpha kids). who all have unique and bizarre personality traits, abilities and circumstances. Additionally, of SBURB/SGRUB, the [[TheWorldIsAlwaysDoomed world-ending]] video game that acts as the central [plot driver technically makes all the central characters some sort of TheChosenOne. What the comic typically does to keep them in the realm of parody rather than straight examples is by making them either ultimately irrelevant, or giving them character development, making them into [[DeconstructionSue Deconstruction Sues]].

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* Half of the central cast of the ''Webcomic/MSPaintAdventures'' series ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' could be considered Parody Sues in some respect (especially some of the secondary troll characters and alpha kids). who kids) - nearly all have unique and bizarre personality traits, abilities and circumstances. Additionally, due to the mythical nature of SBURB/SGRUB, the [[TheWorldIsAlwaysDoomed world-ending]] video game that acts as the central [plot driver technically makes plot driver, all the central characters are some sort of TheChosenOne. What the comic typically does to keep them in the realm of parody rather than straight examples is by making them either ultimately irrelevant, or giving developing them character development, making them into [[DeconstructionSue Deconstruction Sues]].out of their Sue-ish traits, or simply lampshading the fact that they are absurdly competent.



*** [[spoiler:Jake, the AlternateUniverse version of Jade's adoptive grandfather/biological father, deconstructs this. Like Jade, he lives alone on an island, along with Dirk's robot clone and a myriad of dangerous and exotic alien monsters, has a tragic backstory through the death of his beloved grandmother who was murdered for being a threat to an all-powerful villain and also has multiple quirky or strange hobbies and personality features. Additionally, all his friends in his group are vying for his affections and apparently holds an insane amount of hidden potential, secretly making him one of the most powerful and innately intelligent characters in-canon, despite being an other general dunce. However, his own lack of self-awareness and general obliviousness ultimately backfires on him when his friends grow tired of his behavior after dealing with him in a vacuum for 6 months, culminating with his boyfriend breaking up with him and his best friend (who had been in love with him) [[CorrupttheCutie suddenly becoming]] [[BrainwashedandCrazy an evil, physically and emotionally abusive mind controlled tyrant]], showing that Mary Sues just wouldn't work in real life.]]

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*** [[spoiler:Jake, the AlternateUniverse version of Jade's adoptive grandfather/biological father, deconstructs this. Like Jade, he lives alone on an island, along with Dirk's robot clone and a myriad of dangerous and exotic alien monsters, has multiple quirky or strange hobbies and personality traits, all while having a tragic backstory through the [[ConvenientlyAnOrphan death of his beloved grandmother grandmother]] who was murdered for being a threat to an all-powerful villain and also has multiple quirky or strange hobbies and personality features.villain. Additionally, all his friends in his group are vying for his affections and apparently holds an insane amount of hidden potential, secretly making him one of the most powerful and innately intelligent characters in-canon, despite being an other general dunce. However, his own lack of self-awareness and general obliviousness ultimately backfires on him when his friends grow tired of his behavior after dealing with him in a vacuum for 6 months, culminating with his boyfriend breaking up with him and his best friend (who had been in love with him) [[CorrupttheCutie suddenly becoming]] [[BrainwashedandCrazy an evil, physically and emotionally abusive mind controlled tyrant]], showing that Mary Sues just wouldn't work in real life.]]
12th Mar '18 11:05:12 AM Pat-ManDX
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** [[spoiler:Jake, the AlternateUniverse version of her adoptive grandfatherJade's biological father/biological father, deconstructs this. He lives alone on an island like Jade, along with Dirk's robot clone and a myriad of monsters, has a tragic backstory through the death of his beloved grandmother who was murdered for being a threat to an all-powerful villain and also has multiple quirky or strange hobbies and personality features. Additionally, all his friends in his group are vying for his affections and apparently holds an insane amount of hidden potential, secretly making him one of the most powerful and innately intelligent characters in-canon, despite being an other general dunce. However, general obliviousness and Sueish traits ultimately backfires on him when his friends grow tired of his behavior after dealing with him in a vacuum for 6 months, culminating with his boyfriend breaking up with him and his best friend (who had been in love with him) [[CorrupttheCutie suddenly becoming]] [[BrainwashedandCrazy an evil, physically and emotionally abusive mind controlled tyrant]], showing that Mary Sues just wouldn't work in real life.]]

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** *** [[spoiler:Jake, the AlternateUniverse version of her Jade's adoptive grandfatherJade's biological father/biological grandfather/biological father, deconstructs this. He Like Jade, he lives alone on an island like Jade, island, along with Dirk's robot clone and a myriad of dangerous and exotic alien monsters, has a tragic backstory through the death of his beloved grandmother who was murdered for being a threat to an all-powerful villain and also has multiple quirky or strange hobbies and personality features. Additionally, all his friends in his group are vying for his affections and apparently holds an insane amount of hidden potential, secretly making him one of the most powerful and innately intelligent characters in-canon, despite being an other general dunce. However, his own lack of self-awareness and general obliviousness and Sueish traits ultimately backfires on him when his friends grow tired of his behavior after dealing with him in a vacuum for 6 months, culminating with his boyfriend breaking up with him and his best friend (who had been in love with him) [[CorrupttheCutie suddenly becoming]] [[BrainwashedandCrazy an evil, physically and emotionally abusive mind controlled tyrant]], showing that Mary Sues just wouldn't work in real life.]]
12th Mar '18 10:55:29 AM Pat-ManDX
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* There's still some debate among fans as to whether Jade from the ''Webcomic/MSPaintAdventures'' series ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' was intended to be one of these or not. She ''does'' have a ludicrous number of quirky hobbies, skills, and "cute" flaws (narcolepsy and [[CloudCuckoolander general ditziness]]). Jade also has a magical pet, crazy supernatural powers, future technology, a grasp on the unfolding plot, and she lives under the wing of her equally talented and rich Grandfather [[spoiler:who is deceased, making her ConvenientlyAnOrphan in addition to everything else, and she's taken care of by her ridiculous ''RealityWarper dog''.]] What makes her seem like a Parody Sue instead of a straight example is the fact that her Sue-ness (like every other trope used in the series) is [[ExaggeratedTrope exaggerated]] to the point that it becomes funny. [[spoiler:Then she loses her powers, her gear and her pet, and spends so much time dozing that all the other main characters zoom past her. Time to start earning your keep, miss.]]
** The troll Kanaya Maryam, being essentially Jade's gothy friend Rose raised in Jade's circumstances, is the wannabe vampire to Jade's magic princess. Just count how many times the phrase "one of the few of your kind" recurs in her [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=004223 introductory bio.]]

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* There's Half of the central cast of the ''Webcomic/MSPaintAdventures'' series ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' could be considered Parody Sues in some respect (especially some of the secondary troll characters and alpha kids). who all have unique and bizarre personality traits, abilities and circumstances. Additionally, of SBURB/SGRUB, the [[TheWorldIsAlwaysDoomed world-ending]] video game that acts as the central [plot driver technically makes all the central characters some sort of TheChosenOne. What the comic typically does to keep them in the realm of parody rather than straight examples is by making them either ultimately irrelevant, or giving them character development, making them into [[DeconstructionSue Deconstruction Sues]].
**There's
still some debate among fans as to whether Jade from the ''Webcomic/MSPaintAdventures'' series ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' was intended to be one of these or not. She ''does'' have a ludicrous number of quirky hobbies, skills, and "cute" flaws (narcolepsy and [[CloudCuckoolander general ditziness]]). Jade also has a magical pet, crazy supernatural powers, future technology, a grasp on the unfolding plot, and she lives under the wing of her equally talented and rich Grandfather [[spoiler:who is deceased, making her ConvenientlyAnOrphan in addition to everything else, and she's taken care of by her ridiculous ''RealityWarper dog''.]] What makes her seem like a Parody Sue instead of a straight example is the fact that her Sue-ness (like every other trope used in the series) is [[ExaggeratedTrope exaggerated]] to the point that it becomes funny. [[spoiler:Then she loses her powers, her gear and her pet, and spends so much time dozing that all the other main characters zoom past her. Time to start earning your keep, miss.]]
** [[spoiler:Jake, the AlternateUniverse version of her adoptive grandfatherJade's biological father/biological father, deconstructs this. He lives alone on an island like Jade, along with Dirk's robot clone and a myriad of monsters, has a tragic backstory through the death of his beloved grandmother who was murdered for being a threat to an all-powerful villain and also has multiple quirky or strange hobbies and personality features. Additionally, all his friends in his group are vying for his affections and apparently holds an insane amount of hidden potential, secretly making him one of the most powerful and innately intelligent characters in-canon, despite being an other general dunce. However, general obliviousness and Sueish traits ultimately backfires on him when his friends grow tired of his behavior after dealing with him in a vacuum for 6 months, culminating with his boyfriend breaking up with him and his best friend (who had been in love with him) [[CorrupttheCutie suddenly becoming]] [[BrainwashedandCrazy an evil, physically and emotionally abusive mind controlled tyrant]], showing that Mary Sues just wouldn't work in real life.]]
** The troll Kanaya Maryam, being who is essentially Jade's gothy friend Rose raised in Jade's circumstances, is the wannabe vampire to Jade's magic princess. Just count how many times the phrase "one of the few of your kind" recurs in her [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=004223 introductory bio.]]



*** She's also [[spoiler:the smarter, more talented sister of the BigBad Caliborn/Lord English]], and several sources believe that she's going to be instrumental in stopping Lord English. Which would all be very Sueish except for the fact that [[spoiler:she's currently ''dead'' because he OutGambitted her and killed her dreamself, leaving him permanently in control of their [[SharingABody shared body]] and Calliope's ghost hiding from him in a secluded corner of the Furthest Ring, with no idea what she's actually supposed to do]].
*** [[spoiler: Then we get Alt!Calliope. She's Calliope from a timeline where she managed to get past Caliborn and gain power equal to his. She actually manages to do what the kids have been trying to do for most of the story: destroy the Green Sun. She has actual, realistic emotional troubles, though, because ''her whole timeline was never meant to happen''.
** [[spoiler:Jake deconstructs this. He lives alone on an island like Jade, spare giant monsters and Dirk's robot clone, and also has multiple quirky or strange hobbies and personality features, though the fact that he thinks that his friends think he's just too "good" to eventually come to dislike him comes back to haunt him when his boyfriend breaks up with him, his best friend, who had feelings for him, comes under evil influence and forces him into marriage, and ultimately showing that the various features of a MarySue just wouldn't work in real life.]]

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*** She's also [[spoiler:the smarter, more talented sister of the BigBad Caliborn/Lord English]], and several sources believe that she's going to be instrumental in stopping Lord English. Which would all be very Sueish except for the fact that [[spoiler:she's currently ''dead'' because he [[spoiler:he OutGambitted her and killed her dreamself, leaving him permanently in control of their [[SharingABody shared body]] and Calliope's ghost hiding from him in a secluded corner of the Furthest Ring, with no idea what she's actually supposed to do]].
*** [[spoiler: Then we get Alt!Calliope. She's Calliope from a timeline where she managed to get past Caliborn and gain power equal to his. She actually manages to do what the kids have been trying to do for most of the story: destroy the Green Sun. She has actual, realistic emotional troubles, though, because ''her whole timeline was never meant to happen''. \n** [[spoiler:Jake deconstructs this. He lives alone on an island like Jade, spare giant monsters and Dirk's robot clone, and also has multiple quirky or strange hobbies and personality features, though the fact that he thinks that his friends think he's just too "good" to eventually come to dislike him comes back to haunt him when his boyfriend breaks up with him, his best friend, who had feelings for him, comes under evil influence and forces him into marriage, and ultimately showing that the various features of a MarySue just wouldn't work in real life. ]]
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* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/CodeMonkeys'' has Dave and Jerry [[StartMyOwn quitting Game-A-Vision and starting their own "Stonervision" firm]], and are replaced by Mike and Shawn, who not only look similar, but are dedicated to their jobs, make cookies for everyone, and Mary falls in love with Shawn (and moves into their office). It turns out they're ''actually'' [[UndercoverCopReveal Federal agents out to arrest]] Mr. Larrity on tax evasion charges (and not [[NoodleIncident for any of the other crazy crimes he's done]]); when Dave and Jerry come back, in deep debt to their drug lord financier [[CaptainErzatz Tony]] [[Film/{{Scarface}} Dakota]], they all cooperate to arrest Dakota, and both him and the Feds end up killed in the ensuing shootout (while Dave and Jerry are forced to CrossingTheBurntBridge by [[CoolAndUnusualPunishment having to play]] ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' with [[TheFriendNobodyLikes Todd]] as the other employees [[PointAndLaughShow point and laugh at them]].

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* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/CodeMonkeys'' has Dave and Jerry [[StartMyOwn quitting Game-A-Vision and starting their own "Stonervision" firm]], and are replaced by Mike and Shawn, who [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute not only look similar, similar]], but are dedicated to their jobs, make cookies for everyone, and Mary falls in love with Shawn (and moves into their office). It turns out they're ''actually'' [[UndercoverCopReveal Federal agents out to arrest]] Mr. Larrity on tax evasion charges (and not [[NoodleIncident for any of the other crazy crimes he's done]]); when Dave and Jerry come back, in deep debt to their drug lord financier [[CaptainErzatz [[CaptainErsatz Tony]] [[Film/{{Scarface}} Dakota]], they all cooperate to arrest Dakota, and both him and the Feds end up killed in the ensuing shootout (while Dave and Jerry are forced to CrossingTheBurntBridge by [[CoolAndUnusualPunishment having to play]] ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' with [[TheFriendNobodyLikes Todd]] as the other employees [[PointAndLaughShow point and laugh at them]].
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