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27th May '16 12:22:34 PM Zennistrad
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** Elan thinks only in terms of narrative tropes which leads to him being WrongGenreSavy even in a world where such a skill is useful. He once thought that singing a song could make someone stealthier. He matures over the course of the comics, becoming a GeniusDitz, but the Ditz is still there.

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** Elan thinks only in terms of narrative tropes which leads to him being WrongGenreSavy WrongGenreSavvy even in a world where such a skill genre savviness is useful. He once thought that singing a song could make someone stealthier. He matures over the course of the comics, becoming a GeniusDitz, but the Ditz is still there.
27th May '16 12:21:54 PM Zennistrad
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** Crystal, the {{goth}} assassin is too stupid to live in a place like Greysky city without someone smarter than her telling her what to do. When she fought Crystal. she attacked her with pickles. Her reasoning was thus: Haley never ate pickles, but pickles are yummy, so the reason she didn't eat them must be that they're deadly to her.

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** Crystal, the {{goth}} assassin assassin, is too stupid to live in a place like Greysky city without someone smarter than her telling her what to do. When she fought Crystal. Haley, she attacked her with pickles. Her reasoning was thus: Haley never ate pickles, but pickles are yummy, so the reason she didn't eat them must be that they're deadly to her.
27th May '16 7:22:22 AM ChaoticNovelist
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** Fry is also The Ditz.

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** %%** Fry is also The Ditz.
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* WebVideo/JesseCox, as is evident in his Terraria playthrough with [[Creator/TheCynicalBrit TotalBiscuit]] and the RPGMaker series.

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* %%* WebVideo/JesseCox, as is evident in his Terraria playthrough with [[Creator/TheCynicalBrit TotalBiscuit]] and the RPGMaker series.



* For a long time, Ralph Wiggum from ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' was considered [[ExaggeratedTrope such an extreme example]] that an entire trope was named after him.
** Many other characters could count as well, such as [[IdiotHero Homer Simpson]] (how his idiocy hasn't [[SnapBack permanently]] got him fired from the Power Plant is a mystery), [[GenerationXerox Ralph's father Clancy Wiggum]] ([[PoliceAreUseless who is even Chief of Police and proves to be completely incompetent.]]), and [[TheAlcoholic Barney Gumble]], who often does stupid things [[AlcoholInducedIdiocy while drunk]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
**
For a long time, Ralph Wiggum from ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' was considered [[ExaggeratedTrope such an extreme example]] that an entire trope was named after him.
** Many other characters could count as well, such as [[IdiotHero **[[BumblingDad Homer Simpson]] (how his idiocy hasn't [[SnapBack permanently]] got him fired from the Power Plant is a mystery), [[GenerationXerox Ralph's father Clancy Wiggum]] ([[PoliceAreUseless who is even Chief of Police and proves to be completely incompetent.]]), and [[TheAlcoholic Barney Gumble]], who often does stupid things [[AlcoholInducedIdiocy while drunk]].



* Luanne, from ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill''. DependingOnTheWriter, sometimes she's more of a {{Cloudcuckoolander}}.
* Officer Barbrady from ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''. Butters also shows ditziness often.
* Starfire from ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans''. But that's because she's from another planet and she doesn't have much knowledge about the Earth. Although [[{{Tsundere}} she can be pretty mad sometimes]].
* Lor [=McQuarrie=] from ''TheWeekenders''.
* Twister Rodriguez from ''RocketPower''. Subverted in "Twist of Fate", where after being ridiculed for being a fan of a cartoon on safety, Twister ends up using the knowledge he's learned from that show to get his friends out of trouble in the Grand Canyon, showing that (to paraphrase Rose) he's "someone who's not quite as dumb as he appears".
* Cosmo from ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents''. He certainly qualifies better as TooDumbToLive. If he weren't immortal, he'd be so dead.
* Patrick Star and SpongeBob from ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants''. More famously the former.
* Big Dog and Little Dog from ''[[WesternAnimation/TwoStupidDogs 2 Stupid Dogs]]''.
* Practically EVERY character of Polish animated show ''WesternAnimation/HipHipAndHurra''. It goes so far that you could argue that each of the characters represents a different type of stupidity. Heck, some episodes in the second season almost feel like a race between the characters, to see which one is the biggest idiot of them all.

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* %%* Luanne, from ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill''. DependingOnTheWriter, sometimes she's more of a {{Cloudcuckoolander}}.
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''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill''.
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Officer Barbrady from ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''. Butters also shows ditziness often.
''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'': Starfire from ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans''. But that's can act spacey and clueless because she's from another planet and she doesn't have much knowledge about the Earth. Although [[{{Tsundere}} When the titans go to Tamaran, she can be pretty mad sometimes]].
*
is not at all ditzy and it is her teammates that have the blank "what's going on" looks.
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Lor [=McQuarrie=] from ''TheWeekenders''.
%%* ''RocketPower'':Twister Rodriguez
* Twister Rodriguez from ''RocketPower''. Subverted in "Twist of Fate", where after being ridiculed for being a fan of a cartoon on safety, Twister ends up using the knowledge he's learned from that show to get his friends out of trouble in the Grand Canyon, showing that (to paraphrase Rose) he's "someone who's not quite as dumb as he appears".
* Cosmo from
''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents''. He certainly qualifies better as TooDumbToLive. Cosmo has no idea what he's doing with that magic wand, or anything else really. [[TooDumbToLive If he weren't immortal, he'd be so dead.
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dead.]]
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Patrick Star and SpongeBob from ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants''. More famously the former.
* %%* Big Dog and Little Dog from ''[[WesternAnimation/TwoStupidDogs 2 Stupid Dogs]]''.
* Practically EVERY character of Polish animated show ''WesternAnimation/HipHipAndHurra''. It goes so far that you could argue that each of the characters represents a different type of stupidity. Heck, some episodes in the second season almost feel like a race between the characters, to see which one is the biggest idiot of them all.



* The perfect example of a ''male'' ditz is Gonard from ''WesternAnimation/KappaMikey'', who at one point forgets where his hat is. It's on his head. Also, he takes part in the auditions for a new cast member for ShowWithinAShow "Lily Mu", despite already being a cast member. All this is in the ''pilot'' episode. "Cheerful buffoon" is putting it mildly.

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* The perfect example of a ''male'' ditz is Gonard from ''WesternAnimation/KappaMikey'', who ''WesternAnimation/KappaMikey'':Gonard at one point forgets where his hat is. It's on his head. Also, he takes part in the auditions for a new cast member for ShowWithinAShow "Lily Mu", despite already being a cast member. All this is in the ''pilot'' episode. "Cheerful buffoon" is putting it mildly.



* Chris Griffin on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' has an intelligence somewhere between that of a sign post and a bag of moldy French fries. [[TheBrainlessBeauty Jillian]], Brian's ex-girlfriend, is another example. Peter too, DependingOnTheWriter.
* Madison from ''ClassOf3000''.
* Amy Wong from ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' is a black-haired Ditz--she fails at haggling, confusing it with bidding at auctions, and flirts with all men. Fry is also The Ditz.
** Amy ''[[ObfuscatingStupidity acts]]'' like the ditz, [[GeniusDitz but has a PhD in physics.]]
* Bebop and Rocksteady from the 1980s version of ''[[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]'' fit this trope--despite being male villains.
* Da-da-da-da-da--''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget''.
* [[TheBrainlessBeauty Lindsay]] from [[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland the Total Drama series]]
* C2 from ''CarlSquared''. (He ''is'' only a few months old, and part dog, so some of it is excusable.)
* Cal of ''WesternAnimation/{{Undergrads}}''.

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* %%* Chris Griffin on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' has an intelligence somewhere between that of a sign post and a bag of moldy French fries. [[TheBrainlessBeauty Jillian]], Brian's ex-girlfriend, is another example. Peter too, DependingOnTheWriter.
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too
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Madison from ''ClassOf3000''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'':
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Amy Wong from ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' is a black-haired Ditz--she fails at haggling, confusing it with bidding at auctions, and flirts with all men. men.
**
Fry is also The Ditz.
** Amy ''[[ObfuscatingStupidity acts]]'' like the ditz, [[GeniusDitz but has a PhD in physics.]]
* Bebop and Rocksteady from the 1980s
*1980s version of ''[[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]'' fit this trope--despite Turtles]]'' Bebop and Rocksteady are a pair of incompetent minions. No wonder Shredder never wins.
* ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'': The inspector bungles through each case until his niece and dog solve it. Sometimes, he doesn't even know there ''is'' a case despite
being male villains.
in the middle of it.
* Da-da-da-da-da--''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget''.
* [[TheBrainlessBeauty Lindsay]] from
[[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland the Total Drama series]]
*
series]]: [[TheBrainlessBeauty Lindsay]]
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C2 from ''CarlSquared''. (He ''is'' only a few months old, and part dog, so some of it is excusable.)
* %%* Cal of ''WesternAnimation/{{Undergrads}}''.



* Heffer from ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife''.

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* %%* Heffer from ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife''.



** The (except the Chief and probably Justice the dog) Action League from the ''WesternAnimation/ActionLeagueNow!''.
** Bob of ''Prometheus and Bob''.
** June used to be one of Nickelodeon's biggest ditzes until her change into the DeadpanSnarker starting in season two.
* Robin Hood from ''KingArthursDisasters.'' [[CatchPhrase Heheheheh.]]
* Numbuh Three from ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor''. A genuine example. [[labelnote:Note]] However, at the end of the series, it's implied that she was simply faking for comic relief.[[/labelnote]]
* Freddy in ''WesternAnimation/WhatsNewScoobyDoo''. Surprisingly, he ''wasn't'' like this prior to this series (Fred used to be quite serious) except in ''WesternAnimation/APupNamedScoobyDoo'' (the direct predecessor of the ''What's New'' show).
* Lola Bunny from ''WesternAnimation/TheLooneyTunesShow''. Daffy also has his ditzy moments.
* Ringo Starr in the Hanna Barbera ''WesternAnimation/TheBeatles'' cartoon was portrayed as a complete bumbling idiot.
* Francine Smith from ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad''.
---> Clapping!
* ''WesternAnimation/StrawberryShortcake'': Lime Chiffon. Her laugh alone should count along with her parrot being the smart one of the pair.
* Principal Pixiefrog, Neardy Crocodile and The Prietties (Marget's Rhino's gang) from ''WesternAnimation/MyGymPartnersAMonkey''.
* Joe Tabootie and Reggie Bullnerd from ''ChalkZone''.
* Lok, Pupununu Tribe, Zariah, Slog, Blod and Bleeta from ''WesternAnimation/TakAndThePowerOfJuju''.
* YakkityYak.
* Kyle, Ranger Stu, Oscar and Leon from ''SquirrelBoy''.
* Gerold and Mr. Heelo from ''WesternAnimation/TheGoodeFamily''.
* Sandra from ''WillAndDewitt''.
* Pinkie Pie from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' represents Ponyville in all her boundlessly enthusiastic glory. She's far from stupid, but she's too hyperactive to actually ''use'' her intelligence.

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** %%** The (except the Chief and probably Justice the dog) Action League from the ''WesternAnimation/ActionLeagueNow!''.
** Bob of ''Prometheus and Bob''.
**
Bob'' because he's a primitive earthling.
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June used to be one of Nickelodeon's biggest ditzes until her change into the DeadpanSnarker starting in season two.
* %%* Robin Hood from ''KingArthursDisasters.'' [[CatchPhrase Heheheheh.]]
* %%* Numbuh Three from ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor''. A genuine example.''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor''. [[labelnote:Note]] However, at the end of the series, it's implied that she was simply faking for comic relief.[[/labelnote]]
* %%* Freddy in ''WesternAnimation/WhatsNewScoobyDoo''. Surprisingly, he ''wasn't'' like this prior to this series (Fred used to be quite serious) except in ''WesternAnimation/APupNamedScoobyDoo'' (the direct predecessor of the ''What's New'' show).
*
''WesternAnimation/WhatsNewScoobyDoo''.
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Lola Bunny from ''WesternAnimation/TheLooneyTunesShow''. Daffy also has his ditzy moments.
* %%* Ringo Starr in the Hanna Barbera ''WesternAnimation/TheBeatles'' cartoon was portrayed as a complete bumbling idiot.
* %%* Francine Smith from ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad''.
---> %%---> Clapping!
* %%* ''WesternAnimation/StrawberryShortcake'': Lime Chiffon. Her laugh alone should count along with her parrot being the smart one of the pair.
* %%* Principal Pixiefrog, Neardy Crocodile and The Prietties (Marget's Rhino's gang) from ''WesternAnimation/MyGymPartnersAMonkey''.
* %%* Joe Tabootie and Reggie Bullnerd from ''ChalkZone''.
* %%* Lok, Pupununu Tribe, Zariah, Slog, Blod and Bleeta from ''WesternAnimation/TakAndThePowerOfJuju''.
* %%* YakkityYak.
* %%* Kyle, Ranger Stu, Oscar and Leon from ''SquirrelBoy''.
* %%* Gerold and Mr. Heelo from ''WesternAnimation/TheGoodeFamily''.
* %%* Sandra from ''WillAndDewitt''.
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': Pinkie Pie from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' represents Ponyville in all her boundlessly enthusiastic glory. She's is far from stupid, but she's too hyperactive to actually ''use'' her intelligence.intelligence. It's her ''clones'' that are the real ditz because they can only say "Fun!" and forget the names of her friends.



* [[TheCheerleader Brittany]] ''and'' [[DumbJock Kevin]] from ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}''. Of the pair, Brittany tended to be the smarter one (which isn't saying much, though at least she managed to not be held back and graduate from Lawndale High).
** Also [[AsianAirhead Tiffany of the Fashion Club]].
* Nester from ''WesternAnimation/ScaredySquirrel''.
* Lawson in ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}''.
* Linda, Phineas & Candace's mom in ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb''.
* WesternAnimation/JohnnyBravo, especially in seasons two and three, where a lot of the humor was based around his stupidity, sometimes to the point of making him TooDumbToLive.
* Lucky Bob from ''WesternAnimation/{{Histeria}}''.
* Dee Dee from ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'', {{trope namer}} for "WhatDoesThisButtonDo".
* Niblet of ''WesternAnimation/PoundPuppies2010''.
* The protagonist's closest school friend, Doogle Pluck from ''WesternAnimation/NedsNewt'', who also averts the SmartPeopleWearGlasses trope.

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* %%* [[TheCheerleader Brittany]] ''and'' [[DumbJock Kevin]] from ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}''. Of the pair, Brittany tended to be the smarter one (which isn't saying much, though at least she managed to not be held back and graduate from Lawndale High).
** %%** Also [[AsianAirhead Tiffany of the Fashion Club]].
* %%* Nester from ''WesternAnimation/ScaredySquirrel''.
* %%* Lawson in ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}''.
* %%* Linda, Phineas & Candace's mom in ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb''.
* %%* WesternAnimation/JohnnyBravo, especially in seasons two and three, where a lot of the humor was based around his stupidity, sometimes to the point of making him TooDumbToLive.
* %%* Lucky Bob from ''WesternAnimation/{{Histeria}}''.
* %%* Dee Dee from ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'', {{trope namer}} for "WhatDoesThisButtonDo".
* %%* Niblet of ''WesternAnimation/PoundPuppies2010''.
* %%* The protagonist's closest school friend, Doogle Pluck from ''WesternAnimation/NedsNewt'', who also averts the SmartPeopleWearGlasses trope.



* Ed from ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'', although he does have his intelligent moments as well.
* Cheese from ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends''. He gets worse in [[{{Flanderization}} later seasons]]. It's a lot less funny though, when you realize he's supposed to be a stereotypical special needs child.
* Chip and Skip from ''WesternAnimation/CampLazlo''. Two morons for the price of one.

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* %%* Ed from ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'', although he does have his intelligent moments as well.
* %%* Cheese from ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends''. He gets worse in [[{{Flanderization}} later seasons]]. It's a lot less funny though, when you realize he's supposed to be a stereotypical special needs child.
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''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends''.
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Chip and Skip from ''WesternAnimation/CampLazlo''. Two morons for the price of one.
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->'''Lord Percy:''' The fashion today is towards the tiny.
->'''Blackadder:''' In that case you have the most fashionable brain in London.
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->'''Lord Percy:''' The fashion today is towards the tiny.
->'''Blackadder:''' In that case you have the most fashionable brain in London.
-->-- ''Series/{{Blackadder}} II''
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* ''Series/TheAdventuresOfShirleyHolmes'': Alicia Gianelli had shades of this, being the "girly girl" of the cast, although she could be quite smart/insightful sometimes.

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* %%* ''Series/TheAdventuresOfShirleyHolmes'': Alicia Gianelli had shades of this, being the "girly girl" of the cast, although she could be quite smart/insightful sometimes.



* ''Series/ANTFarm'': Paisley, Gibson, and Fletcher, but especially Paisley, who sometimes forgets that her name is Paisley.
* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': Zack. Penny when compared to [[HollywoodNerd the rest of the characters]], though [[DependingOnTheWriter in some episodes]] she really is dumb.

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* ''Series/ANTFarm'': Paisley, Gibson, and Fletcher, but especially Paisley, who sometimes forgets that her name is Paisley.
* %%* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': Zack. Penny when compared to [[HollywoodNerd the rest of the characters]], though [[DependingOnTheWriter in some episodes]] she really is dumb.



* ''Series/BlackAdder'':
** Lord Percy Percy was this from the first two seasons ; his role is taken by George from seasons 3 and on.
** Edmund Blackadder in the first season, but in series 2 he became the DeadpanSnarker he is known as in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th seasons. Baldrick also fits this to some extent as well as being a well-loved BumblingSidekick.
** Baldrick and George took this Up To Eleven in series 4 by [[ItMakesSenseInContext standing up in the middle of No Man's Land, proclaiming they were the dumbest dumbie dum-dums in the history of dumbness while trying to convince Blackadder he wasn't being stupid]].
* ''Series/{{Bunheads}}'': Melanie got military school confused with summer camp and Thought that her friend of several years reall name was [[KnownOnlyByTheirNickname Boo]] rather than Bettina.
* ''Series/TheBurnsAndAllenShow'': Gracie Allen's ditz character supported the show, although there was a usually a weird sense of logic behind her statements.

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* %%* ''Series/BlackAdder'':
** %%** Lord Percy Percy was this from the first two seasons ; his role is taken by George from seasons 3 and on.
** %%** Edmund Blackadder in the first season, but in series 2 he became the DeadpanSnarker he is known as in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th seasons. Baldrick also fits this to some extent as well as being a well-loved BumblingSidekick.
** %%** Baldrick and George took this Up To Eleven in series 4 by [[ItMakesSenseInContext standing up in the middle of No Man's Land, proclaiming they were the dumbest dumbie dum-dums in the history of dumbness while trying to convince Blackadder he wasn't being stupid]].
* ''Series/{{Bunheads}}'': Melanie got military school confused with summer camp and Thought thought that her friend of several years reall real name was [[KnownOnlyByTheirNickname Boo]] rather than Bettina.
* %%* ''Series/TheBurnsAndAllenShow'': Gracie Allen's ditz character supported the show, although there was a usually a weird sense of logic behind her statements.



* ''Series/{{Cheers}}'': Coach Ernie Pantuso. His [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute replacement]] on the show, Woody Boyd, was even more of one.
* ''Series/ChinesePaladin'': [[GenkiGirl Ah Nu]], although she's more childishly innocent and enthusiastic than stupid.

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* %%* ''Series/{{Cheers}}'': Coach Ernie Pantuso. His [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute replacement]] on the show, Woody Boyd, was even more of one.
* ''Series/ChinesePaladin'': [[GenkiGirl Ah Nu]], although she's more childishly innocent and enthusiastic than stupid.



* ''Series/DesperateHousewives'': Susan Meyer started out as the Ditz, but it was largely limited to being a [[LethalChef horrible cook]] and having a tendency to trip over things. This has since been Flanderized to the point where she occasionally just seems mentally disabled, such as her being so desperate to get the new neighbors to like her that she kidnapped their dog planning to heroically "find" it later. It... didn't work out very well.

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* ''Series/DesperateHousewives'': ''Series/DesperateHousewives'':
**
Susan Meyer started out as the Ditz, but it was largely limited to being a [[LethalChef horrible cook]] and having a tendency to trip over things. This has since been Flanderized to the point where she occasionally just seems mentally disabled, such as her being so desperate to get the new neighbors to like her that she kidnapped their dog planning to heroically "find" it later. It... didn't work out very well.



* ''{{Series/Eureka}}'': Sheriff Jack Carter is by no means stupid, but being of average intelligence [[SurroundedByIdiots in a town of]] [[InvertedTrope the country's brightest scientific minds]] often puts him into the ditz role by default.

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* ''{{Series/Eureka}}'': Sheriff Jack Carter is by no means stupid, but being of average intelligence [[SurroundedByIdiots in a town of]] [[InvertedTrope the country's brightest scientific minds]] often puts him into the ditz role by default.default since he doesn't understand their MadScientist projects.



* ''Series/{{Friends}}'': Phoebe and Joey ([[{{Flanderization}} by the end]], at least). Also Rachel's sister Amy, who notably thinks Phoebe's name is Emma. When Phoebe keeps trying to correct her, she doesn't at all get the hint and instead thinks she's making a "funny noise."

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* ''Series/{{Friends}}'': Phoebe and Joey ([[{{Flanderization}} by the end]], at least). Also Rachel's sister Amy, who notably thinks Phoebe's name is Emma. When Phoebe keeps trying to correct her, she doesn't at all get the hint and instead thinks she's making a "funny noise."



* ''Series/GilligansIsland'' Mrs. Eunice "Lovey" Wentworth Howell, (probably better described as RichInDollarsPoorInSense) and Gilligan himself.
* ''Series/{{Glee}}'': Brittany (pictured at top) is one of these, with a little DumbBlonde thrown in for good measure. Recipes are confusing and a ballad is a male duck. Finn isn't the brightest bulb, either (his default expression is an open-mouthed blank stare).

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* %%* ''Series/GilligansIsland'' Mrs. Eunice "Lovey" Wentworth Howell, (probably better described as RichInDollarsPoorInSense) and Gilligan himself.
* ''Series/{{Glee}}'': ''Series/{{Glee}}'':
**
Brittany (pictured at top) is one of these, with a little DumbBlonde thrown in for good measure. Recipes are confusing and a ballad is a male duck. Finn
**Finn
isn't the brightest bulb, either (his default expression is an open-mouthed blank stare).



* ''Series/ICarly'': Gibby before his CharacterDevelopment, and Carly's webshow skit role as the "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Idiot Farm Girl]]".
* ''Series/TheInbetweeners'': Neil. It sort of works to his advantage because it stops him from realizing just how wrong everything keeps going for him.

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* %%* ''Series/ICarly'': Gibby before his CharacterDevelopment, and Carly's webshow skit role as the "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Idiot Farm Girl]]".
* %%* ''Series/TheInbetweeners'': Neil. It sort of works to his advantage because it stops him from realizing just how wrong everything keeps going for him.



* ''Series/TheMonkees'': Peter Tork who is also TheFool.
* Series/MrBean, although sometimes he can be quite bright.

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* %%* ''Series/TheMonkees'': Peter Tork who is also TheFool.
* Series/MrBean, although sometimes he can be quite bright.
Tork
%%* Series/MrBean



* ''Series/MyWifeAndKids'': Junior and, in later seasons, Claire. Claire's boyfriend Tony as was this as well.
* ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'': TV's Frank, Professor Bobo, and Mike are all this. Crow and Tom constantly switched places when it came to this trope, depending on the situation.

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* %%* ''Series/MyWifeAndKids'': Junior and, in later seasons, Claire. Claire's boyfriend Tony as was this as well.
*
Tony
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''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'': TV's Frank, Professor Bobo, and Mike are all this. Crow and Tom constantly switched places when it came to this trope, depending on the situation.



* ''Series/OurMissBrooks'': DumbJock Stretch Snodgrass and his brother Bones. Stretch also has an even stupider girlfriend, Suzie Prentiss.

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* %%* ''Series/OurMissBrooks'': DumbJock Stretch Snodgrass and his brother Bones. Stretch also has an even stupider girlfriend, Suzie Prentiss.



%%* {{Series/Pramface}}: Laura's friend Danielle has shades of this, but Mike ''definitely'' is.

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%%* {{Series/Pramface}}: Laura's friend Danielle has shades of this, but Mike ''definitely'' is.Danielle. Mike.



%%* ''Series/RowanAndMartinsLaughIn'': Goldie Hawn frequently came across this way.

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%%* ''Series/RowanAndMartinsLaughIn'': Goldie Hawn frequently came across this way.



* ''Series/SamAndCat'': Cat. Incredibly, Goomer somehow manages to be an even ''bigger'' example (in every sense--he's a boxer) than Miss Valentine.

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* ''Series/SamAndCat'': Cat. Incredibly, Goomer somehow manages to be an even ''bigger'' example (in every sense--he's a boxer) than Miss Valentine. Goomer



* ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'':The Todd is both this and a walking [[LampshadedDoubleEntendre double entendre lampshader.]]
* ''Series/StepByStep'': Karen and Cody (though the latter is a GeniusDitz).

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* %%* ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'':The Todd is both this and a walking [[LampshadedDoubleEntendre double entendre lampshader.]]
* %%* ''Series/StepByStep'': Karen and Cody (though the latter is a GeniusDitz).



* ''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody'': London Tipton. She may be one of the most idiotic girls on TV. Hilariously so, but still. However, initially she was just BookDumb and acted a lot like Zack, but she was [[{{Flanderization}} flanderized]] into a ditz. Arwin also qualifies albeit as a GeniusDitz.

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* ''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody'': London Tipton. She Tipton is often referred to as the "airhead heiress" who, depending on the episode, may not know what a book 'is'' let alone how to read it, or be one capable of the most idiotic girls on TV. Hilariously so, but still. However, initially she was just BookDumb and acted a lot like Zack, but she was [[{{Flanderization}} flanderized]] into a ditz. Arwin also qualifies albeit as a GeniusDitz.doing anything for herself.



* ''Series/ThatsSoRaven'': Chelsea was derailed into one in later seasons.
* ''Series/ThreesCompany'': Christmas Noelle "Chrissy" Snow (Suzanne Somers' [[DumbBlonde archetypal role]]). Her TransAtlanticEquivalent in ''Series/ManAboutTheHouse'' (on which ''ThreesCompany'' was based) was something of a subversion. Not only was the "Chrissy" character the brunette in the British original--and not at all ditzy--but the "Janet" character, who was blonde, wasn't so much The Ditz as she was a {{Cloudcuckoolander}}.

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* ''Series/ThatsSoRaven'': Chelsea was derailed into one in later seasons.
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is so often clueless and slow-witted that when she demonstrates knowledge about something, both of her friends are shocked. Yes, not even the psychic can see those moments coming.
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''Series/ThreesCompany'': Christmas Noelle "Chrissy" Snow (Suzanne Somers' [[DumbBlonde archetypal role]]). Her TransAtlanticEquivalent in ''Series/ManAboutTheHouse'' (on which ''ThreesCompany'' was based) was something of a subversion. Not only was the "Chrissy" character the brunette in the British original--and not at all ditzy--but the "Janet" character, who was blonde, wasn't so much The Ditz as she was a {{Cloudcuckoolander}}.



* ''Series/WolfHall'': In an alarming variation, Henry VIII, which given that he's the king of England and the most powerful person in the story, makes him genuinely frightening.

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* ''Series/WolfHall'': In an alarming variation, %%* ''Series/WolfHall'': Henry VIII, which given that he's the king of England and the most powerful person in the story, makes him genuinely frightening.



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** He is, however, implied to have some HiddenDepths, as he is still capable of composing stunning music and saying some surprisingly philosophical things once in a blue moon. 2D may be more of a GeniusDitz or BrilliantButLazy, when he's not thick with painkillers.

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** He is, however, is also implied to have some HiddenDepths, as he is still capable of composing stunning music and saying some surprisingly philosophical things once in a blue moon. 2D may be more of a GeniusDitz or BrilliantButLazy, when he's not thick with painkillers.



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* Aniela, the fiancee of Guido Biganzoli, in ''ComicStrip/ModestyBlaise''.
* Odie, the happy-go-lucky canine slobber machine of ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' fame. He's gotten smarter since the early days of the strip, and he can occasionally get one over on the cat, but not often.

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* %%* Odie, the happy-go-lucky canine slobber machine of ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' fame. He's gotten smarter since the early days of the strip, and he can occasionally get one over on the cat, but not often.



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* Maria from Wrestling/{{WWE}} is a good example of a ditz, though this was averted in the "Trial of Eric Bischoff" episode of ''WWE Raw'', by Maria making a particularly more-intelligent-than-usual speech about Bischoff's failings as a general manager. In a later appearance, Bischoff accused Maria of pretending to be "stupid and sweet" in order to win the fans' favor, which, if true, would make this an example of ObfuscatingStupidity.



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* Podcast/DiceFunk: Anne, and adorably so.

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* Podcast/DiceFunk: Anne, and adorably so.The puppet for UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush in the French satirical show ''Series/LesGuignolsDeLInfo'' is regularly portrayed as brainless.
%%* Ditto for Reagan in ''SpittingImage''.
%%* The German counterpart was Helmut Kohl in ''Hurra Deutschland''.
* Bruno from ''Bullzeye'' was an extreme example. When his wife Uschi had her head in bandages (after he [[LethallyStupid injured her without noticing]]), he thought she was one "Herr Sultan". SequelSeries ''Eye TV'' makes him intelligent enough to be a TV salesman, but not a very good one.



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* Maria from Wrestling/{{WWE}} is a good example of a ditz, though this was subverted in the "Trial of Eric Bischoff" episode of ''WWE Raw'', by Maria making a particularly more-intelligent-than-usual speech about Bischoff's failings as a general manager. In a later appearance, Bischoff accused Maria of pretending to be "stupid and sweet" in order to win the fans' favor, which, if true, would make this an example of ObfuscatingStupidity.

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* Maria from Wrestling/{{WWE}} is a good example of a ditz, though ''TheJackBennyProgram'': Dennis Day portrayed himself this way . Apparently he didn't even realise he was subverted in supposed to cash the "Trial of Eric Bischoff" episode of ''WWE Raw'', by Maria making a particularly more-intelligent-than-usual speech about Bischoff's failings as a general manager. In a later appearance, Bischoff accused Maria of pretending to be "stupid paychecks Jack gave him each week.
%%* ''Radio/TheGoonShow'' gives us Eccles
and sweet" in order to win the fans' favor, which, if true, would make this an example of ObfuscatingStupidity.Bluebottle, played respectively by Creator/SpikeMilligan and Creator/PeterSellers.



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* The puppet for UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush in the French satirical show ''Series/LesGuignolsDeLInfo'' is very much this. He was regularly portrayed as brainless.
%%* Ditto for Reagan in ''SpittingImage''.
%%* The German counterpart was Helmut Kohl in ''Hurra Deutschland''.
* Bruno from ''Bullzeye'' was an extreme example. When his wife Uschi had her head in bandages (after he [[LethallyStupid injured her without noticing]]), he thought she was one "Herr Sultan". SequelSeries ''Eye TV'' makes him intelligent enough to be a TV salesman, but not a very good one.
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* Dennis Day portrayed himself this way in ''TheJackBennyProgram''. Apparently he didn't even realise he was supposed to cash the paychecks Jack gave him each week.
* ''Radio/TheGoonShow'' gives us Eccles and Bluebottle, played respectively by Creator/SpikeMilligan and Creator/PeterSellers.
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* A very common character in Creator/NipponIchi VideoGames: Examples include Flonne and '''[[TheGoodCaptain Captain Gordon]], [[LargeHam Defender of Earth!]]''' in ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea|HourOfDarkness}}'', Trenia in ''VideoGame/MakaiKingdom'', Taro in ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea 2|CursedMemories}}'', and Danette and Levin in ''VideoGame/SoulNomadAndTheWorldEaters''. Most of them are used as a {{foil}} for the resident DeadpanSnarker.

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* A very common character in * Creator/NipponIchi VideoGames: Examples include Flonne and '''[[TheGoodCaptain Captain Gordon]], [[LargeHam Defender of Earth!]]''' in ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea|HourOfDarkness}}'', Trenia in ''VideoGame/MakaiKingdom'', Taro in ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea 2|CursedMemories}}'', and Danette and Levin in ''VideoGame/SoulNomadAndTheWorldEaters''. Most of them are used as a {{foil}} for the resident DeadpanSnarker.



* Both Lloyd and Colette of ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'' both qualify quite well for the title of The Ditz. A great example is a skit conversation between the two and Regal when Colette asks how Lloyd memorized every single Dwarven Vow (of which there are at least 108).

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* ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'': Both Lloyd and Colette of ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'' both qualify quite well for the title of The Ditz. A great example is a skit conversation between the two and Regal when Colette asks how Lloyd memorized every single Dwarven Vow (of which there are at least 108).



* Several characters in the ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' series, such as Maya Fey, Ini Miney, Ema Skye, and Trucy Wright. [[spoiler:Ini's [[ObfuscatingStupidity faking it]], though... [[DeadPersonImpersonation and that's not all...]]]] Also, Regina Berry, who has trouble choosing whether to go out with a person or a puppet!
%%* Minori in ''BrassRestoration'' is a perfect example.
* Sarrie from ''StarOcean: The Last Hope'' is the living, breathing embodiment of this trope. Just how bad is it? [[spoiler: She wakes up on a sacrificial alter, in a room with greenish light... and simply says "Good Morning!" She then remembers that "guests" came in through her window, and she was going to serve them tea...]]
* Hunter from SpyroTheDragon (the original series) is a mild example. He has a few moments of stupidity.
* Aino Heart from ''VideoGame/ArcanaHeart'' is this trope turned up to Eleven. She's a combination of this and LoveFreak.
* Taokaka from ''VideoGame/BlazBlue''. While she's incredibly energetic, she often forgets things that are told to her just seconds after the fact.
* Shion Uzuki from the ''VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}}'' series, in particular the first episode. Although she '''is''' [[GeniusDitz a scientist...]]
* Viki from the ''{{Suikoden}}'' series, is actually implied to be pretty smart, but suffering from a severe case of time-displacement-induced confusion. Her younger self, who has done less timehopping, is very smart, observant and has a knack for pointing out other people's idiocy--including her own future self's.

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* Several characters in the ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' series, such as Maya Fey, Ini Miney, Ema Skye, and Trucy Wright. [[spoiler:Ini's [[ObfuscatingStupidity faking it]], though... [[DeadPersonImpersonation and that's not all...]]]] Also, series. For instance, Regina Berry, who has trouble choosing whether to go out with a person or a puppet!
%%* Minori in ''BrassRestoration'' is a perfect example.
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* ''VideoGame/StarOceanTheLastHope'' Sarrie from ''StarOcean: The Last Hope'' is the living, breathing embodiment of this trope. from Just how bad is it? [[spoiler: She wakes up on a sacrificial alter, in a room with greenish light... and simply says "Good Morning!" She then remembers that "guests" came in through her window, and she was going to serve them tea...]]
* %%* Hunter from SpyroTheDragon (the original series) is a mild example. He has a few moments of stupidity.
*
example.
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Aino Heart from ''VideoGame/ArcanaHeart'' is this trope turned up to Eleven. She's a combination of this and LoveFreak.
''VideoGame/ArcanaHeart'' .
* ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'': Taokaka from ''VideoGame/BlazBlue''. While she's incredibly energetic, she often forgets things that are told to her just seconds after the fact.
* %%* Shion Uzuki from the ''VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}}'' series, in particular the first episode. Although she '''is''' [[GeniusDitz a scientist...]]
series,
* ''{{Suikoden}}'': Viki from the ''{{Suikoden}}'' series, is actually implied to be pretty smart, but suffering from a severe case of time-displacement-induced confusion. Her younger self, who has done less timehopping, is very smart, observant and has a knack for pointing out other people's idiocy--including her own future self's.



* Daszk in ''Videogame/IMissTheSunrise''. Justified, since [[HalfHumanHybrid Lessers are naturally less intelligent than lacertians]]. [[spoiler:He does later make attempts to become smarter, however]].

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* ''Videogame/IMissTheSunrise''
**
Daszk in ''Videogame/IMissTheSunrise''. Justified, is justified, since [[HalfHumanHybrid Lessers are naturally less intelligent than lacertians]]. [[spoiler:He does later make makes attempts to become smarter, however]].smarter]].



* Arcueid, she of ''{{Tsukihime}}'' and ''VideoGame/MeltyBlood'' fame, comes off quite ditzy, being a [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld centuries-old]] [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampire princess]] not used to the societal norms of the human world. [[BewareTheNiceOnes Watch out]], because she ''can'' kill you before you can blink, even ''before'' her SuperpoweredEvilSide kicks in.

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* Arcueid, she of ''{{Tsukihime}}'' and ''VideoGame/MeltyBlood'' fame, comes off quite ditzy, being a [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld centuries-old]] [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampire princess]] not used to the societal norms of the human world. [[BewareTheNiceOnes Watch out]], because she ''can'' kill you before you can blink, even ''before'' her SuperpoweredEvilSide kicks in.



* Toy Bonnie from ''WebAnimation/FiveAmAtFreddy's'', is definite example.

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* %%* Toy Bonnie from ''WebAnimation/FiveAmAtFreddy's'', is definite example. ''WebAnimation/FiveAmAtFreddy's''



** Caboose gradually degrades from The Ditz in the first series to being completely retarded and [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} almost completely disconnected from reality]] (at one point, he loads his gun with crayons and forgets how to spell his name).
** Donut also qualifies and stays The Ditz the entire time, though ironically he's the only one from either team who ever managed to accomplish their objective (capturing the flag). Sister could also count when she arrives. Both of them share two traits--speaking [[FunWithForeignLanguages terrible]] [[MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels Spanish]], and both of them [[MotorMouth talk way too damn much.]]

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** Caboose is a team killer because he keeps accidentally killing Church, who he also thinks is his best friend. He's recognized as ''the'' dumbest creature in the universe. He gradually degrades from The Ditz in the first series to being completely retarded and [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} almost completely becomes [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} disconnected from reality]] (at one point, he loads his gun with crayons and forgets how to spell his name).
** Donut also qualifies and stays The Ditz has a strange view of the entire time, though ironically he's the only one from either team who ever managed to accomplish their objective (capturing the flag). setting at times.
**
Sister could also count when she arrives. Both of them share two traits--speaking [[FunWithForeignLanguages terrible]] [[MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels Spanish]], and both of them [[MotorMouth talk way too damn much.]]



* In ''Webcomic/BobAndGeorge'':
** [[http://www.bobandgeorge.com/archives/000404 Megaman.]]
** And Bass, following some brief EarlyInstallmentWeirdness, evolved to be at least as dumb.
* ''Webcomic/BittersweetCandyBowl'' has David, when he isn't a {{Cloudcuckoolander}}

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* %%* In ''Webcomic/BobAndGeorge'':
** %%** [[http://www.bobandgeorge.com/archives/000404 Megaman.]]
** And %%** Bass, following some brief EarlyInstallmentWeirdness, evolved to be at least as dumb.
* %%* ''Webcomic/BittersweetCandyBowl'' has David, when he isn't a {{Cloudcuckoolander}}



* T-Rex in ''Webcomic/DinosaurComics'' is another male example, as well as a giant green dinosaur example. He worries about being racist against taxi drivers, and makes good-natured attempts to use every school of philosophical thought in recorded history to justify the things he does every day (mainly stomping on people and things).
* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Elliot's "party girl" alter ego form make him behave this way.
* Kia from ''Webcomic/FletcherApts''.

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* T-Rex in ''Webcomic/DinosaurComics'' is another male example, as well as a giant green dinosaur example. He ''Webcomic/DinosaurComics'' worries about being racist against taxi drivers, and makes good-natured attempts to use every school of philosophical thought in recorded history to justify the things he does every day (mainly stomping on people and things).
* %%* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Elliot's "party girl" alter ego form make him behave this way.
* %%* Kia from ''Webcomic/FletcherApts''.



** Duchess Letita is very ditzy, although whether it's due to her stupidity or just her [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} strange viewpoint]] is somewhat debatable.

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** Duchess Letita is very ditzy, although whether it's due to her stupidity or just her [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} strange viewpoint]] is somewhat debatable.fluid.



** Elan is a definitive version... though it was toned down a bit after he literally TookALevelInBadass and has leveled up his intelligence for the sake of using spells more effectively. Still has the personality down and with his extreme GenreSavvy he constitutes a great example of a GeniusDitz.
** Crystal, the {{goth}} assassin. Uncommon in so far that she has neither the good attitude nor the good looks most ditzes have. If she wasn't TheRival of Haley Starshine (which lets her gain a level every time Haley gets one, for the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' rules), she'd probably be long dead. Notably when they fought, Crystal attacked her with pickles. Her reasoning was thus: Haley never ate pickles, but pickles are yummy, so the reason she didn't eat them must be that they're deadly to her.
** The Monster in the Darkness could also qualify.
** Thog of the Linear Guild. Crosses over with DumbMuscle and PsychopathicManchild.
* Raven from ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent''. She has her moments, though, which makes some people think she's [[ObfuscatingStupidity smarter than she looks]].

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** Elan thinks only in terms of narrative tropes which leads to him being WrongGenreSavy even in a world where such a skill is useful. He once thought that singing a definitive version... though it was toned down a bit after he literally TookALevelInBadass and has leveled up his intelligence for song could make someone stealthier. He matures over the sake course of using spells more effectively. Still has the personality down and with his extreme GenreSavvy he constitutes comics, becoming a great example of a GeniusDitz.
GeniusDitz, but the Ditz is still there.
** Crystal, the {{goth}} assassin. Uncommon assassin is too stupid to live in so far that a place like Greysky city without someone smarter than her telling her what to do. When she has neither the good attitude nor the good looks most ditzes have. If fought Crystal. she wasn't TheRival of Haley Starshine (which lets her gain a level every time Haley gets one, for the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' rules), she'd probably be long dead. Notably when they fought, Crystal attacked her with pickles. Her reasoning was thus: Haley never ate pickles, but pickles are yummy, so the reason she didn't eat them must be that they're deadly to her.
** %%** The Monster in the Darkness could also qualify.
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Thog of the Linear Guild. Crosses over with DumbMuscle and PsychopathicManchild.
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Raven from ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent''. She has her moments, though, which makes some people think she's [[ObfuscatingStupidity smarter than she looks]].



* In ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'', Monique has taken on elements of this trope since the strip took a turn for the LighterAndSofter.
* ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance''
** Kiki is a combination [=Ditz=][=/=]GenkiGirl cranked up to eleven.
** Sam is this combined with CasanovaWannabe.
* Monette started out this way in ''Webcomic/SomethingPositive''. She got better.

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* %%* In ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'', Monique has taken on elements of this trope since the strip took a turn for the LighterAndSofter.
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Monique
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** %%** Kiki is a combination [=Ditz=][=/=]GenkiGirl cranked up to eleven.
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* ''Webcomic/SomethingPositive'': Monette started out this way in ''Webcomic/SomethingPositive''. She got better.



* Cube from the StickFigureComic ''Webcomic/StickmanAndCube'' can be a bit ditzy.

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* {{Deconstruct|ion}}ed in ''Manga/ElfenLied''. Director Kurama's ditzy secretary, Kisaragi, is decapitated by Lucy in the first 7 minutes of the show. She's TooDumbToLive.
** This isn't made better in the German dub, where she tells her colleagues "[[FunnyAneurysmMoment I just don't lose my head]]." moments before.
** [[OneWingedAngel Anna]] (after she returned to normal) is another example, being unable to solve basic mathematical problems.

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* ''Manga/ElfenLied'':
**
{{Deconstruct|ion}}ed in ''Manga/ElfenLied''. by Director Kurama's ditzy secretary, Kisaragi, is decapitated by Lucy in the first 7 minutes of the show. She's TooDumbToLive.
**
show because she's TooDumbToLive. This isn't is made better in the German dub, where she tells her colleagues "[[FunnyAneurysmMoment I just don't lose my head]]." moments before.
** [[OneWingedAngel Anna]] Anna (after she returned to normal) is another example, being unable to solve basic mathematical problems.



* Kujyou Himeka from ''KamichamaKarin''.

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* %%* Kujyou Himeka from ''KamichamaKarin''.



* Isaac and Miria, the OutlawCouple pair from ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}''. It's probably [[StealthPun not an accident]] that "Baccano!" sounds like "UsefulNotes/{{Baka}} no..."

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* ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}'': Isaac and Miria, the OutlawCouple pair from ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}''. It's probably [[StealthPun not an accident]] pair, are twice as flakey. For instance, they think the fact that "Baccano!" sounds like "UsefulNotes/{{Baka}} no..."no one has ever found gold in a given hill is a perfect reason to dig for gold there, and that to perform a "train robbery", you take a train somewhere, rob someone, and then use the train to escape.



* Gourry Gabriev in ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}''.
** Put to shame by Naga the Serpent, Lina's ([[UnknownRival self-proclaimed]]) greatest rival. In Naga's defense, WordOfGod implies she is mentally traumatized, so it's less that she's stupid and more that she's genuinely mentally unwell. Although it's probably fair to say she wasn't exactly very sensible to begin with, given the strong hints she's related to Amelia and Prince Philionel, who are... definitely rather flaky.

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* ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}''
**
Gourry Gabriev is nicknamed "jellyfish brain" because he lacks so much common knowledge about the world and is generally clueless in ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}''.
any circumstance.
** Put to shame by Naga the Serpent, Lina's ([[UnknownRival self-proclaimed]]) greatest rival. rival, gets into a lot of trouble with her lack of sense. In Naga's defense, WordOfGod implies she is mentally traumatized, so it's less that she's stupid and more that she's genuinely mentally unwell. Although it's probably fair to say she wasn't exactly very sensible to begin with, given the strong hints she's related to Amelia and Prince Philionel, who are... definitely rather flaky.



** Sidoh, the Shinigami, is a particularly sweet example.

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** %%** Sidoh, the Shinigami, is a particularly sweet example.



* And while we're on the subject of ditzy high school heroines, Tenma Tsukamoto from ''SchoolRumble''. When you're the lead character of a LoveDodecahedron series, [[LoveMakesYouDumb it just sorta comes naturally.]]
* Patty from ''Manga/SoulEater'' who mixes it with {{Cloudcuckoolander}} (disturbing in some ocassions)
** Also Meme from ''Manga/SoulEaterNot'', having the memory of a goldfish.
* Lizlet, A.K.A. the Teacup Maid, of ''Manga/OmamoriHimari''.

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* And while we're on the subject of ditzy high school heroines, Tenma Tsukamoto from ''SchoolRumble''. When you're the lead character of a LoveDodecahedron series, [[LoveMakesYouDumb it just sorta comes naturally.]]
* %%* ''Manga/SoulEater'': Patty from ''Manga/SoulEater'' from who mixes it with {{Cloudcuckoolander}} (disturbing in some ocassions)
** %%** Also Meme from ''Manga/SoulEaterNot'', having the memory of a goldfish.
* %%* Lizlet, A.K.A. the Teacup Maid, of ''Manga/OmamoriHimari''.



** [[TerribleTrio The Team Rocket trio]] seems to have become cursed to this position ever since encountering Ash, but this tapered off after the beginning of the ''Best Wishes'' series.

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** %%** [[TerribleTrio The Team Rocket trio]] seems to have become cursed to this position ever since encountering Ash, but this tapered off after the beginning of the ''Best Wishes'' series.



* Misty's Psyduck, in spades.
* Kanako from ''Manga/MariaHolic'' is marvelously dumb. She flunked nearly all her exams and, when given notes that "even an idiot could understand" by Sachi, she fails to comprehend even that. She's so single-minded in her pursuit of finding [[SchoolgirlLesbians girl-love]] that she's dim in everything else.
** Including realizing that liking girls makes her a lesbian.
* [[IdiotHero Luffy]] from ''Manga/OnePiece'' easily falls into this trope. From recognizing mixed animals by their least dominant feature to chalking up anything beyond his comprehension (i.e. most everything!) as "mystery" things, Luffy is easily the most gullible and air-headed of Shounen heroes.
** Though it is implied on a few occasions to be a case of ObfuscatingStupidity.
*** What's confusing about Luffy is that he ''is'' genuinely stupid most of the time, so it's quite hard to notice the situations where he probably is smart, but just acts like a ditz.
*** There is no doubt that Luffy is stupid, but it is still not clear to what degree. The one half of the time it seems that he really ''is'' severely retarded, and the other half of the time he seems not that ditzy, only acting that stupid because he prefers to not think too much about things.
* An extremely ditzy [[TerroristsWithoutACause Re-Coder]] shows up in ''Manga/CodeBreaker''. When asked how many people she killed, she says "One, two, three... Ten, I guess, because I have ''ten fingers!'' But I'm not in a counting mood, so now [[AxeCrazy I'll kill you painfully!]]" She never lapses into a SlasherSmile but remains cheerful and perky throughout.
* Lala of ''Manga/ToLoveRu'' usually acts like this.
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' has GenkiGirl Makie filling this position. Konoka can also act ditzy, but it's [[ObfuscatingStupidity almost certainly an act.]]

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* Misty's Psyduck, in spades.
stumbled from place to place with a vacant look on its face.
* Kanako from ''Manga/MariaHolic'' is marvelously dumb. She flunked nearly all her exams and, when given notes that "even an idiot could understand" by Sachi, she fails to comprehend even that. She's so single-minded in her pursuit of finding [[SchoolgirlLesbians girl-love]] that she's dim in everything else.
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else. Including realizing that liking girls makes her a lesbian.
* [[IdiotHero Luffy]] from ''Manga/OnePiece'' easily falls into this trope. From recognizing mixed animals by their least dominant feature to chalking up anything beyond his comprehension (i.e. most everything!) as "mystery" things, Luffy is easily the most gullible and air-headed of Shounen heroes.
** Though it is implied on a few occasions to be a case of ObfuscatingStupidity.
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heroes. What's confusing about Luffy is that he ''is'' genuinely stupid most of the time, so it's quite hard to notice the situations where he probably is smart, but just acts like a ditz.
*** There is no doubt that %%%
%%% If you want to argue about whether or not
Luffy is truly stupid, but take it is still not clear to what degree. The one half of the time it seems that he really ''is'' severely retarded, and the other half of the time he seems not that ditzy, only acting that stupid because he prefers to not think too much about things.
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* ''Manga/CodeBreaker'': An extremely ditzy [[TerroristsWithoutACause Re-Coder]] shows up in ''Manga/CodeBreaker''.up. When asked how many people she killed, she says "One, two, three... Ten, I guess, because I have ''ten fingers!'' But I'm not in a counting mood, so now [[AxeCrazy I'll kill you painfully!]]" She never lapses into a SlasherSmile but remains cheerful and perky throughout.
* %%* Lala of ''Manga/ToLoveRu'' usually acts like this.
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' has GenkiGirl Makie filling this position. Konoka can also act ditzy, but it's [[ObfuscatingStupidity almost certainly an act.]]



* Joshua in ''Manga/ChronoCrusade'' after he is brainwashed.
** Actually, so is Rosette in the beginning.

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* %%* Joshua in ''Manga/ChronoCrusade'' after he is brainwashed.
** Actually, so is %%** Rosette in the beginning.



* [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Tsukasa Hiiragi]] from ''Manga/LuckyStar'' qualifies.
* The toad Gamatatsu in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''.

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* %%* [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Tsukasa Hiiragi]] from ''Manga/LuckyStar'' qualifies.
* The * in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''.
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* Arguably, the titular character from ''Manga/{{Yotsuba}}'' qualifies. Sure, she's five years old, but what kid that age doesn't even know how a swing works? She can also be led by the nose rather easily. Any moderately intelligent five-year-old would eventually figure out that Danbo is simply Miura in a cardboard box, for instance.
* [[SplitPersonality Outer]] Moka from ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'' has shades of this, especially early on. She matures a lot in the manga, but the anime [[{{Flanderization}} takes this trait and runs with it]].
* The frequent use of this trope as a CharmPoint was parodied in a {{stinger}} skit in ''Manga/DailyLivesOfHighSchoolBoys''. Yanagin gets her [[SempaiKohai sempai]] to teach them how to be cuter, and the correct answer is...

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* Arguably, the titular character from ''Manga/{{Yotsuba}}'' qualifies. Sure, she's five years old, but what kid that age doesn't even know how a swing works? She can also be led by the nose rather easily. Any moderately intelligent five-year-old would eventually figure out that Danbo is simply Miura in a cardboard box, for instance.
* %%* ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'': [[SplitPersonality Outer]] Moka from ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'' has shades of this, especially early on.Moka. She matures a lot in the manga, but the anime [[{{Flanderization}} takes this trait and runs with it]].
* The frequent use of this trope as a CharmPoint was parodied in a {{stinger}} skit in ''Manga/DailyLivesOfHighSchoolBoys''.
**
Yanagin gets her [[SempaiKohai sempai]] to teach them how to be cuter, and the correct answer is...



* Yui Hirasawa of ''Manga/KOn'', for similar reasons to Tsukasa above. She is also TheProtagonist...
* Princess Euphemia of ''Anime/CodeGeass''... Well, {{Downplayed|Trope}}. She's not ''stupid'', per se, but she is terribly naive, and certainly this in comparison to her MagnificentBastard family. [[{{Foil}} This is entirely intentional]].

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* %%* Yui Hirasawa of ''Manga/KOn'', for similar reasons to Tsukasa above. She is also TheProtagonist...
* Princess Euphemia of ''Anime/CodeGeass''... Well, {{Downplayed|Trope}}. She's not ''stupid'', per se, but she is terribly naive, and certainly this in comparison to her MagnificentBastard family. [[{{Foil}} This is entirely intentional]].



* Wendy Thornball, the aspiring actress roommate of Angel Love from Barbara Slate's ''ComicBook/AngelLove'' series.

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* %%* Wendy Thornball, the aspiring actress roommate of Angel Love from Barbara Slate's ''ComicBook/AngelLove'' series.



* One of Scamp's sisters in ''Disney/LadyAndTheTrampIIScampsAdventure'', Danielle, is an adorable, ditzy Cocker Spaniel. However, coincidentally, she is voiced by the same person who voices Phil and Lil from the ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}''.
* Ed from ''Disney/TheLionKing'' is easily the least intelligent of the trio of Hyenas, lacking common sense and being unaware of everything as well as laughing at things that are not funny and at inappropriate times. He even bites his own leg after a brief scuffle with Banzai. He even has the FishEyes to match, suggesting some sort of intellectual disability.
* Charlotte from ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'', who is an inversion of the AlphaBitch, being SpoiledSweet and generally a kind person to her friend Tiana and [[spoiler: willing to pull a IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy near the end, despite always wanting to marry a prince and be a princess.]]

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* %%%* One of Scamp's sisters in ''Disney/LadyAndTheTrampIIScampsAdventure'', Danielle, is an adorable, ditzy Cocker Spaniel. However, coincidentally, she is voiced by the same person who voices Phil and Lil from the ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}''.
* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': Ed from ''Disney/TheLionKing'' is easily the least intelligent of the trio of Hyenas, lacking common sense and being unaware of everything as well as laughing at things that are not funny and at inappropriate times. He even bites his own leg after a brief scuffle with Banzai. He even has the FishEyes to match, suggesting some sort of intellectual disability.
* * ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'': Charlotte from ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'', is a young woman who is an inversion of the AlphaBitch, still in her PrincessPhase and in addition to being SpoiledSweet and generally a kind person to her friend Tiana and [[spoiler: willing to pull a IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy near the end, despite always wanting to marry a prince and be a princess.]]RichInDollarsPoorInSense.



* Sonata Dusk from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks''. Oddly enough, she's one of the film's villains, part of an evil trio with [[BigBad Adagio Dazzle]] and [[BetaBitch Aria Blaze]].

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* %%* Sonata Dusk from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks''. Oddly enough, she's one of the film's villains, part of an evil trio with [[BigBad Adagio Dazzle]] and [[BetaBitch Aria Blaze]].



* Gracie Allen's AlterEgoActing personality.

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* %%* Gracie Allen's AlterEgoActing personality.



''Literature/JourneyToChaos'': Ponix Enaz is constantly forgetting to fully shapeshift back into his elven form and thus leaving strange body parts laying out, providing TooMuchInformation, or being so absorbed by puzzles that he neglects what's around him.

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''Literature/JourneyToChaos'': *''Literature/JourneyToChaos'': Ponix Enaz is constantly forgetting to fully shapeshift back into his elven form and thus leaving strange body parts laying out, providing TooMuchInformation, or being so absorbed by puzzles that he neglects what's around him.
25th May '16 1:19:56 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* [[FanFic/MyStupidReality Sayu]] gets in on this:

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* [[FanFic/MyStupidReality Sayu]] FanFic/MyStupidReality: Sayu gets in on this:



* The [=MST=] treatment of ''FanFic/TomSwiftAndHisWarTank'' has Ned.


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* %%* The [=MST=] treatment of ''FanFic/TomSwiftAndHisWarTank'' has Ned.




%%* OlderThanRadio: Lydia, Kitty, and Mrs. Bennett in''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice''.
* Raziel from ''Literature/LambTheGospelAccordingToBiff''. The titular protagonist theorizes that he's the origin of dumb blonde jokes.

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%%* OlderThanRadio: ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'': Making this older than OlderThanRadio, Lydia, Kitty, and Mrs. Bennett in''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice''.
Bennett .
* Raziel from ''Literature/LambTheGospelAccordingToBiff''. ''Literature/LambTheGospelAccordingToBiff'': The titular protagonist theorizes that he's Raziel is the origin of dumb blonde jokes.


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25th May '16 3:21:35 AM Anata
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%%* Karen from ''Film/MeanGirls''.



* Karen in ''Film/MeanGirls'' who can't tell the difference between ESP and ESPN.

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* Karen in ''Film/MeanGirls'' who can't Has a ''fifth'' sense, which she refers to as ESPN, where her breasts can tell the difference between ESP and ESPN.when it's ''already'' raining.
17th May '16 2:13:19 PM Willbyr
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* Surprisingly, [[AvertedTrope NOT]] Goofy from ''KingdomHearts''. Despite him easily qualifying for this in the comics and TV-shorts/shows, he's pretty smart in KH, except for occasionally confusing similar words.

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* Surprisingly, [[AvertedTrope NOT]] Goofy from ''KingdomHearts''.''Franchise/KingdomHearts''. Despite him easily qualifying for this in the comics and TV-shorts/shows, he's pretty smart in KH, except for occasionally confusing similar words.
14th May '16 11:29:42 PM nombretomado
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* [[http://community.sparknotes.com/tag/tiffany-thongbiscuit Tiffany Thongbiscuit]]. When she heard from The Vogue (Pronounced "the vagooey") that "MadMen" was fashionable. She went to school dressed like a literal mad man.

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* [[http://community.sparknotes.com/tag/tiffany-thongbiscuit Tiffany Thongbiscuit]]. When she heard from The Vogue (Pronounced "the vagooey") that "MadMen" ''Series/MadMen'' was fashionable. She went to school dressed like a literal mad man.
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