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10th Apr '17 1:41:15 PM Golondrina
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* In ''Fanfic/EmpathTheLuckiestSmurf'', Polaris Psyche is this among the Smurfs, since all Psyches have Caucasian-colored skin.

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* In ''Fanfic/EmpathTheLuckiestSmurf'', Polaris Psyche is this among the Smurfs, since all Psyches have Caucasian-colored white-colored skin.



* In ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'', Sasha is the only one of the Detention Kids to be Caucasian.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'', Sasha is the only one of the Detention Kids to be Caucasian.white.



* The casting in ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}'' invokes this trope (and RaceLift) by calling for King George III to be played by a Caucasian man and nonwhite actors play all the other principals (who were historically white founding fathers, revolutionaries, etc.). Further reinforced by the music; George's oldschool Broadway/British Invasion-style pop songs clash with the musical's other hip-hop/R&B/jazz numbers, enforcing the idea that the colonies and the Old World have grown very different.

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* The casting in ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}'' invokes this trope (and RaceLift) by calling for King George III to be played by a Caucasian white man and nonwhite actors play all the other principals (who were historically white founding fathers, revolutionaries, etc.). Further reinforced by the music; George's oldschool Broadway/British Invasion-style pop songs clash with the musical's other hip-hop/R&B/jazz numbers, enforcing the idea that the colonies and the Old World have grown very different.
4th Apr '17 4:03:58 AM DesertDragon
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The CyclicTrope side of the TokenMinority. Many casts have evolved from having one minority member for posterity to the point where the majority consists of minorities, but the white [[PhenotypeStereotype blonde-and-blue-eyed]] portion of the audience will not be left out, either.

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The CyclicTrope side of the TokenMinority. Many casts A show might have evolved from having one minority member for posterity to the point where the majority consists of minorities, an all-minority cast, such as focusing on a black family or a MultinationalTeam, but the white [[PhenotypeStereotype blonde-and-blue-eyed]] portion of the audience will not be left out, either.
25th Mar '17 10:10:25 PM MagnusForce
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* Sean from ''Series/UltramanMax'' is the only white member of DASH in the all-Japanese cast with the justification being that he was a transplanted American member. He tends to use a fair amount of GratuitousEnglish, but also serves as the team's inventor and is a good friend of protagonist Kaito and sharpshooter Koba.
9th Feb '17 11:51:07 PM Pichu-kun
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* Marnie from ''Anime/WhenMarnieWasThere'' is noted to be a "foreigner" and is one of the only white characters in the film. Everyone else is Japanese. [[spoiler:Anna herself is multiracial as Marnie is her grandmother]].

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* Marnie from ''Anime/WhenMarnieWasThere'' is noted to be as being a "foreigner" and is one of the only white characters in the film. Everyone else is Japanese. [[spoiler:Anna herself is multiracial as Marnie is her grandmother]].
9th Feb '17 11:49:26 PM Pichu-kun
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* {{Anime/Pokemon}}'s Tracey was designed to have an Anglo-Saxon look, making him the TokenWhite of the Orange Islands arc. Cilan was also the token white of the group for the Unova saga, with Ash being Asian and Iris being AmbiguouslyBrown.

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* {{Anime/Pokemon}}'s ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'':
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Tracey was designed to have an Anglo-Saxon look, making him the TokenWhite of the Orange Islands arc. arc (though his Japanese name being "Kenji" implies he's Japanese).
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Cilan was also the token white of the group for the Unova saga, with Ash being Asian and Iris being AmbiguouslyBrown.


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* Marnie from ''Anime/WhenMarnieWasThere'' is noted to be a "foreigner" and is one of the only white characters in the film. Everyone else is Japanese. [[spoiler:Anna herself is multiracial as Marnie is her grandmother]].
5th Nov '16 12:29:34 PM nombretomado
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* JimCarrey and Kelly Coffield were the token whites for ''InLivingColor''. Carrey at least earned an audition for being Damon Wayans' friend rather than simply the need for a white castmember.

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* JimCarrey Creator/JimCarrey and Kelly Coffield were the token whites for ''InLivingColor''.''Series/InLivingColor''. Carrey at least earned an audition for being Damon Wayans' friend rather than simply the need for a white castmember.
19th Sep '16 9:29:50 AM dsneybuf
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* ''[[Theatre/TheWiz The Wiz Live!]]'' has one white dancer in its otherwise all-African-American cast.
6th Jul '16 7:53:23 AM Pren
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* Oddly enough, the title character of ''Series/MarcoPolo'' largely acts as one, with a common complaint being that he plays very little role in the story and seems to only exist because the execs were skittish about having an all-Asian cast.
9th May '16 12:43:03 PM Piando
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* Creator/LilWayne's Young Money label features mostly black artists like Creator/{{Drake}} (who is actually half-white), Creator/NickiMinaj, and MackMaine but also has Creator/LimpBizkit and Creator/ParisHilton

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* Creator/LilWayne's Music/LilWayne's Young Money label features mostly black artists like Creator/{{Drake}} Music/{{Drake}} (who is actually half-white), Creator/NickiMinaj, Music/NickiMinaj, and MackMaine but also has Creator/LimpBizkit Music/LimpBizkit and Creator/ParisHiltonCreator/ParisHilton.



* Squid from ''RocketPower''. The Rockets were half-Hawaiian and Twister was Latino.

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* Squid from ''RocketPower''.''WesternAnimation/RocketPower''. The Rockets were half-Hawaiian and Twister was Latino.
19th Mar '16 7:01:52 PM missmoon
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* Music/LittleMix has Perrie Edwards as their sole obviously white member as Leigh-Anne Pinnock is black and both Jade Thirwall and Jesy Nelson are of AmbiguouslyBrown ancestries with have darker complexions when compared to Perrie.

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* Music/LittleMix has Perrie Edwards as their sole obviously white member as Leigh-Anne Pinnock is black and both Jade Thirwall and Jesy Nelson are of AmbiguouslyBrown ancestries with ancestry and have darker complexions when compared to Perrie.
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