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16th Aug '17 7:05:50 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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* In 2004, four Wrestling/RingOfHonor wrestlers went rogue and invaded IWA Puerto Rico. Monsta Mack, Dan Maff, Homicide and BJ Whitmer. Whitmer was the only one who wasn't Puerto Rican and the only one 'white' by the standards of his era.[[/folder]]


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* In 2004, four Wrestling/RingOfHonor wrestlers went rogue and invaded IWA Puerto Rico. Monsta Mack, Dan Maff, Homicide and BJ Whitmer. Whitmer was the only one who wasn't Puerto Rican and the only one 'white' by the standards of his era.era.
* Rhett Titus often comes off this way in The Rebellion. [[ShapedLikeItself The Pantheon Of Gods]] began with a slight white majority but then after Wrestling/AustinAries left Titus and Kenny King kept going on their own for a good while before hooking up with Caprice Coleman, to form "The Cabinet". Then, suddenly protesting that they ever wanted to be called "The Cabinet" the brought in Shane Taylor and became The Rebellion, getting steadily blacker before Search And Destroy forced them to disband.
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1st Jul '17 10:21:37 AM JoeDavis
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* Standup comedy shows with almost entirely black comics tend to have the one white, usually at the very end of the show. On Creator/{{BET}}'s former comedy showcase ''Comicview'', two white comics, White Chocolate and Gary Owens, were popular enough to ''host'' the show after their respective seasons (the most popular comics in a season get to host the next).

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* Standup comedy shows with almost entirely black comics tend to have the one white, usually at the very end of the show. On Creator/{{BET}}'s former comedy showcase ''Comicview'', two white comics, White Chocolate and Gary Owens, Owen, were popular enough to ''host'' the show after their respective seasons (the most popular comics in a season get to host the next).
1st Jul '17 10:19:42 AM JoeDavis
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* Creator/JimCarrey and Kelly Coffield were the token whites for ''Series/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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* Creator/JimCarrey and Kelly Coffield (and later Alexandra Wentworth and Jay Leggett) were the token whites for ''Series/InLivingColor''. Carrey at least earned an audition for being Damon Wayans' friend rather than simply the need for a white castmember.
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.
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