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16th Apr '16 12:44:48 PM ading
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** Double subverted in "The Figgis Agency". Everyone gets uncomfortable when Cheryl says it's safe to assume Ben Shapiro "doesn't eat shellfish" (because he's allergic).
-->'''Archer''': Just because he's a big Hollywood lawyer does not make him Jewish!\\
'''Cheryl''': Ewww, he's Jewish?
16th Apr '16 12:30:39 PM Anicomicgeek
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* Creator/MarkMillar's first arc on ''ComicBook/TheAuthority'' had Midnighter admit out-loud that he was a racist after getting tired off dealing with some refugees the team had taken out.

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13th Apr '16 9:00:16 AM Anicomicgeek
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* Creator/MarkMillar's first arc on ''ComicBook/TheAuthority'' had Midnighter admit out-loud that he was a racist after getting tired off dealing with some refugees the team had taken out.
9th Apr '16 1:33:24 AM Pichu-kun
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* In ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'', Naveen looks down on Tiana for being a waitress (he initially thought she was a princess, and believes that she tricked him). He also flirts with a number of women when he's fixing to get married, and a deleted line has him saying "I don't take advantage of women. I give them pleasure." He gets over it as the movie progresses, and Tiana teaches him to be less of [[TheHedonist a hedonist]].



* ''Roleplay/DarwinsSoldier'':
** [[FunnyAnimal Gustave]] [[TheBigGuy Chiumbo]] is openly [[FantasticRacism speciesist]] against mammals.
** [[SnakePeople Specialist Crota]] has his moments too.



* In ''[[Roleplay/DarwinsSoldiers Darwin's Soldiers]]'', [[FunnyAnimal Gustave]] [[TheBigGuy Chiumbo]] is openly [[FantasticRacism speciesist]] against mammals.
** [[SnakePeople Specialist Crota]] has his moments too.



* Nost of the Mane Six in ''WebVideo/FriendshipIsWitchcraft'' are some degree of this. FantasticRacism or even real-world racism (Pinkie is Romani and gets flak for it) is common. The ExcusePlot to the adaptation of ''WesternAnimation/EquestriaGirls'' starts when Celestia wants the newly coronated Twilight out of the way after she starts a political crisis. Twilight acted incredibly speciest towards centaur ambassadors by putting on a very offensive ''five hour'' puppet show and stealing their crown. All Celestia had asked her in the first place was to greet them.

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* Nost Most of the Mane Six in ''WebVideo/FriendshipIsWitchcraft'' are some degree of this. FantasticRacism or even real-world racism (Pinkie is Romani and gets flak for it) is common. The ExcusePlot to the adaptation of ''WesternAnimation/EquestriaGirls'' starts when Celestia wants the newly coronated Twilight out of the way after she starts a political crisis. Twilight (who has heavy shades of being a VillainProtagonist) acted incredibly speciest towards centaur ambassadors by putting on on a very offensive ''five hour'' puppet show and stealing their crown. All Celestia had asked her in the first place was to greet them.



* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' with Zapp Brannigan, who is perceived in-world as a MagnificentBastard, but to the main characters and the audience is just a TooDumbToLive JerkAss in velour. In one episode, it is revealed that women are no longer allowed to serve in the military, not because of some societal prejudice, but to prevent his constant sexual harassment.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'':
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Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' with Zapp Brannigan, who is perceived in-world as a MagnificentBastard, but to the main characters and the audience is just a TooDumbToLive JerkAss in velour. In one episode, it is revealed that women are no longer allowed to serve in the military, not because of some societal prejudice, but to prevent his constant sexual harassment.



* Pakku from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' held sexist values for most of his life. When he was a teenager, his bigotry caused his fiancée Kanna [[note]]Katara's future grandmother[[/note]] to leave him. After realizing this as an old man, he realizing that his ideas were wrong and starts to see women as equals. (For example, he trains Katara in combat waterbending, even though traditionally, female waterbenders are only allowed to use their powers for healing.) He even meets up with Kanna again, and after she realizes that he's changed, Kanna marries him, making him the step-grandfather of Sokka and Katara.

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Pakku from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' held sexist values for most of his life. When he was a teenager, his bigotry caused his fiancée Kanna [[note]]Katara's future grandmother[[/note]] to leave him. After realizing this as an old man, he realizing that his ideas were wrong and starts to see women as equals. (For example, he trains Katara in combat waterbending, even though traditionally, female waterbenders are only allowed to use their powers for healing.) He even meets up with Kanna again, and after she realizes that he's changed, Kanna marries him, making him the step-grandfather of Sokka and Katara.



** Accidental GeniusBonus: In the Shakespearean years, the word "nothing" was a slang term for, well, [[CountryMatters a woman's place]], so...
* In ''ThePrincessAndTheFrog'', Naveen looks down on Tiana for being a waitress (he initially thought she was a princess, and believes that she tricked him). He also flirts with a number of women when he's fixing to get married, and a deleted line has him saying "I don't take advantage of women. I give them pleasure." He gets over it as the movie progresses, and Tiana teaches him to be less of [[TheHedonist a hedonist]].



* [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Cotton Hill]] in ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' is a racist, sexist military veteran with a grudge against Japan due to the loss of his shins while facing them in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He gets [[CharacterDevelopment somewhat better]] over the course of the show, which also reveals that [[spoiler:[[FlorenceNightingaleEffect he was in love with the Japanese nurse]] who cared for him after the war]].

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[[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Cotton Hill]] in ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' is a racist, sexist military veteran with a grudge against Japan due to the loss of his shins while facing them in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He gets [[CharacterDevelopment somewhat better]] over the course of the show, which also reveals that [[spoiler:[[FlorenceNightingaleEffect he was in love with the Japanese nurse]] who cared for him after the war]].



* Sterling ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' has made a lot of racist and/or sexist comments over the course of the series, most notably in "Skytanic" where he automatically assumes that a man in a turban with a beard must be the bomber and calls him "Beardsly [=McTurbanhead=]". When Malory informs him that the man is a Sikh, Archer tells her "Oh, so just because he's not Muslim he gets a free pass? [[HypocriticalHumor That's called profiling, mother!]]"

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Sterling ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' has made a lot of racist and/or sexist comments over the course of the series, most notably in "Skytanic" where he automatically assumes that a man in a turban with a beard must be the bomber and calls him "Beardsly [=McTurbanhead=]". When Malory informs him that the man is a Sikh, Archer tells her "Oh, so just because he's not Muslim he gets a free pass? [[HypocriticalHumor That's called profiling, mother!]]"
9th Apr '16 1:26:08 AM Pichu-kun
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* In a ''ComicBook/{{Runaways}}'' story arc where the group finds themselves in the 1800s, a number of the "talented" street urchins they stay with refer to the Asian-American Nico as "the oriental" (she corrects one person with "I'm Japanese, by way of Glendale"). When Klara sees Karolina being intimate with Xavin (who is in his/her usual body of a black human woman), she freaks out at how "wrong" it is and refers to Xavin as a "negress". She seems to get past it when they bring her to present times.

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In a ''ComicBook/{{Runaways}}'' story arc where the group finds themselves in the 1800s, a number of the "talented" street urchins they stay with refer to the Asian-American Nico as "the oriental" (she corrects one person with "I'm Japanese, by way of Glendale"). When Klara sees Karolina being intimate with Xavin (who is in his/her usual body of a black human woman), she freaks out at how "wrong" it is and refers to Xavin as a "negress". She seems to get past it when they bring her to present times.



* The notorious Harry Potter fic "Hogwarts School or Prayer and Miracles" does this to the whole main cast. The author is (or pretends to be) of the opinion that women are created to be subservient to men. Hermione is accordingly changed into a brainless girl in a frilly pink dress who cries almost all the time so that manly Harry can comfort her.

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* The notorious Harry Potter ''Literature/HarryPotter'' fic "Hogwarts School or Prayer and Miracles" does this to the whole main cast. The author is (or pretends to be) of the opinion that women are created to be subservient to men. Hermione is accordingly changed into a brainless girl in a frilly pink dress who cries almost all the time so that manly Harry can comfort her.



* ''Franchise/StarWars''

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* Trigger in Roleplay/DinoAttackRPG, who admittedly drew some inspiration from Jack Crow. Of memorable note was his openly criticizing Hotwire and Rex for continuuing to fight despite losing their leg and being unable to walk, respectively (although he ''did'' at least try to justify this by pointing out the impracticality of putting a wheelchair-bound agent in a combat role ''on a tropical island''- usually a very wheelchair-unfriendly environment).

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* Trigger in Roleplay/DinoAttackRPG, ''Roleplay/DinoAttackRPG'':
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who admittedly drew some inspiration from Jack Crow. Of memorable note was his openly criticizing Hotwire and Rex for continuuing to fight despite losing their leg and being unable to walk, respectively (although he ''did'' at least try to justify this by pointing out the impracticality of putting a wheelchair-bound agent in a combat role ''on a tropical island''- usually a very wheelchair-unfriendly environment).


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* Nost of the Mane Six in ''WebVideo/FriendshipIsWitchcraft'' are some degree of this. FantasticRacism or even real-world racism (Pinkie is Romani and gets flak for it) is common. The ExcusePlot to the adaptation of ''WesternAnimation/EquestriaGirls'' starts when Celestia wants the newly coronated Twilight out of the way after she starts a political crisis. Twilight acted incredibly speciest towards centaur ambassadors by putting on a very offensive ''five hour'' puppet show and stealing their crown. All Celestia had asked her in the first place was to greet them.
2nd Apr '16 5:33:56 PM Winner1
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* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'': Peter Griffin originally started out as ignorant towards non-whites, women, and other cultures before upgrading into a [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain politically incorrect]] VillainProtagonist.


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** For the first few seasons, Hank Hill was very sexist towards women who were anything but housewives. The moment his wife Peggy considers departing from her teaching career in order to catch up on her housewife activity, Hank ''immediately'' jumps on board with the idea so he can have her the way he wants her. However, the main story of the show is basically about Hank [[CharacterDevelopment outgrowing this trope]].
16th Mar '16 1:56:48 PM Morgenthaler
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** In ''StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'', Spock frequently expressed his displeasure when Kirk told him something along the line that he was "becoming more human every day". Spock frequently referred to "annoying human emotions". In TOS, he clearly preferred not to be remined that he was half human.

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** In ''StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'', ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'', Spock frequently expressed his displeasure when Kirk told him something along the line that he was "becoming more human every day". Spock frequently referred to "annoying human emotions". In TOS, he clearly preferred not to be remined that he was half human.



* ''MarriedWithChildren'' gave us AlBundy and played it for laughs. Al was by no means a racist (he even had at least one close friend who was African-American), but he did [[AcceptableEthnicTargets have contempt for some white ethnicities]] (hating the French, for instance). He was always quick to ogle beautiful women (which, really, makes him [[AllMenArePerverts no different from most other men throughout history]]), mock his obnoxious customers for their weight, pick fights with the feminist-minded Marcy and generally say whatever was on his mind no matter who would be offended. Al even founded NO MA'AM ([[FunWithAcronyms National Organization of Men Against Amazonian Masterhood]]). In one episode, he returns from a quest with a series of commandmants - "Rules for hard-working people, who don't give a rat's ass about political correctness!" (To tell the truth, [[StrawFeminist Marcy really wasn't much better than Al.]] In fact, the show seems to have almost no characters with outstanding redeeming features at all, which is kind of the point.)

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* ''MarriedWithChildren'' ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'' gave us AlBundy and played it for laughs. Al was by no means a racist (he even had at least one close friend who was African-American), but he did [[AcceptableEthnicTargets have contempt for some white ethnicities]] (hating the French, for instance). He was always quick to ogle beautiful women (which, really, makes him [[AllMenArePerverts no different from most other men throughout history]]), mock his obnoxious customers for their weight, pick fights with the feminist-minded Marcy and generally say whatever was on his mind no matter who would be offended. Al even founded NO MA'AM ([[FunWithAcronyms National Organization of Men Against Amazonian Masterhood]]). In one episode, he returns from a quest with a series of commandmants - "Rules for hard-working people, who don't give a rat's ass about political correctness!" (To tell the truth, [[StrawFeminist Marcy really wasn't much better than Al.]] In fact, the show seems to have almost no characters with outstanding redeeming features at all, which is kind of the point.)
9th Mar '16 6:58:46 AM Hossmeister
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* Perhaps the Ur example for television (at least in the US) is Archie Bunker from ''AllInTheFamily''. Racist, sexist, the whole nine yards. The only reason the show got away with it was because Archie was [[TroubledSympatheticBigot portrayed as an idiot for having these views]].

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* Perhaps the Ur example for television (at least in the US) is Archie Bunker from ''AllInTheFamily''.''Series/AllInTheFamily''. Racist, sexist, the whole nine yards. The only reason the show got away with it was because Archie was [[TroubledSympatheticBigot portrayed as an idiot for having these views]].
7th Mar '16 7:51:56 AM erforce
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* Ron Burgandy in ''{{Anchorman}}''. He is offended by a woman holding the same news position as him, so much that it ends up ruining his relationship with Veronica. In the sequel, although he's not outwardly racist, he can't get over the fact that his new boss is black and offends her family with incessant stereotypes.

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* Ron Burgandy Burgundy in ''{{Anchorman}}''.''Film/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy''. He is offended by a woman holding the same news position as him, so much that it ends up ruining his relationship with Veronica. In the sequel, [[Film/Anchorman2TheLegendContinues sequel]], although he's not outwardly racist, he can't get over the fact that his new boss is black and offends her family with incessant stereotypes.



* ''Film/StarWars'':

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* ''Film/StarWars'':''Franchise/StarWars''
5th Mar '16 4:24:02 PM nombretomado
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* The ''UltimateMarvel'' version of CaptainAmerica has many outdated views since he is a FishOutOfTemporalWater but he gets over it for the most part.
* Marv from ''SinCity'' once told his lesbian parole officer that it was a shame she was gay since she had such a great body. She slugged him for it.

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* The ''UltimateMarvel'' ''ComicBook/UltimateMarvel'' version of CaptainAmerica ComicBook/CaptainAmerica has many outdated views since he is a FishOutOfTemporalWater but he gets over it for the most part.
* Marv from ''SinCity'' ''ComicBook/SinCity'' once told his lesbian parole officer that it was a shame she was gay since she had such a great body. She slugged him for it.



* Calvin from ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes says a lot of things that could be considered extremely sexist, often while addressing his neighbour Suzie. Arguably justified by the fact that he's a six-year-old kid who probably just doesn't know better.

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* Calvin from ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' says a lot of things that could be considered extremely sexist, often while addressing his neighbour Suzie. Arguably justified by the fact that he's a six-year-old kid who probably just doesn't know better.
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