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8th May '16 4:05:16 AM Morgenthaler
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* Joe in ''JoeVersusTheVolcano''. [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099892/]]

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* Joe in ''JoeVersusTheVolcano''.''Film/JoeVersusTheVolcano''. [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099892/]]
21st Apr '16 9:00:25 PM Kaizen
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* Also from a Creator/SimonPegg movie, ''Film/TheWorldsEnd'''s Gary King is an unemplyoyed, [[spoiler:suicidally depressed]] ManChild trying to relive the glory days of his youth by going on a drunken bender with his former friends. He and his friends (well, [[spoiler:two of them]]) also fight off and survive a horde of body snatching robot duplicates and he's eventually the one to tell [[spoiler:the Network]] to fuck off an leave humanity to its own devices. All of this during the aforementioned bender. [[spoiler:He becomes a more conventional hero AfterTheEnd by fighting for the now [[FantasticRacism discriminated-against]] Blank versions of his friends.]]

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* Also from a Creator/SimonPegg movie, ''Film/TheWorldsEnd'''s Gary King is an unemplyoyed, unemployed, [[spoiler:suicidally depressed]] ManChild trying to relive the glory days of his youth by going on a drunken bender with his former friends. He and his friends (well, [[spoiler:two of them]]) also fight off and survive a horde of body snatching robot duplicates and he's eventually the one to tell [[spoiler:the Network]] to fuck off an leave humanity to its own devices. All of this during the aforementioned bender. [[spoiler:He becomes a more conventional hero AfterTheEnd by fighting for the now [[FantasticRacism discriminated-against]] Blank versions of his friends.]]
6th Mar '16 10:43:15 AM nombretomado
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* Most of the ''SinCity'' heroes are often on the lower rungs of society and try to live normal lives. They just keep getting wrapped up in the craziness of the city against their wills.
* Rick Jones from MarvelComics has elements of this. He is more of an UnlikelySidekick, though. He's just a normal guy who has ended up being the sidekick to a number of heroes from TheHulk to CaptainAmerica, usually because he stumbled onto the wrong place at the wrong time.

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* Most of the ''SinCity'' ''ComicBook/SinCity'' heroes are often on the lower rungs of society and try to live normal lives. They just keep getting wrapped up in the craziness of the city against their wills.
* Rick Jones from MarvelComics has elements of this. He is more of an UnlikelySidekick, though. He's just a normal guy who has ended up being the sidekick to a number of heroes from TheHulk to CaptainAmerica, ComicBook/CaptainAmerica, usually because he stumbled onto the wrong place at the wrong time.
12th Feb '16 9:27:49 AM Knight20
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* In VideoGame/BadDayLA The protagonist is a homeless man that was once a hollywood agent. He was just trying to survive when shit hit the fan in Los Angeles.
6th Nov '15 12:40:22 PM Wymar
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* Also from a Creator/SimonPegg movie, ''Film/TheWorldsEnd'''s Gary King is an unemplyoyed, [[spoiler:suicidally depressed]] ManChild trying to relive the glory days of his youth by going on a drunken bender with his former friends. He and his friends (well, [[spoiler:two of them]]) also fight off and survive a horde of body snatching robot duplicates and he's eventually the one to tell [[spoiler:the Network]] to fuck off an leave humanity to its own devices. All of this during the aforementioned bender. [[spoiler:He becomes a more conventional hero AfterTheEnd by fighting for the .]]

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* Also from a Creator/SimonPegg movie, ''Film/TheWorldsEnd'''s Gary King is an unemplyoyed, [[spoiler:suicidally depressed]] ManChild trying to relive the glory days of his youth by going on a drunken bender with his former friends. He and his friends (well, [[spoiler:two of them]]) also fight off and survive a horde of body snatching robot duplicates and he's eventually the one to tell [[spoiler:the Network]] to fuck off an leave humanity to its own devices. All of this during the aforementioned bender. [[spoiler:He becomes a more conventional hero AfterTheEnd by fighting for the .the now [[FantasticRacism discriminated-against]] Blank versions of his friends.]]
3rd Nov '15 9:42:14 AM Wymar
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* Also from a Creator/SimonPegg movie, ''Film/TheWorldsEnd'''s Gary King is an unemplyoyed, [[spoiler:suicidally depressed]] ManChild trying to relive the glory days of his youth by going on a drunken bender with his former friends. He and his friends (well, [[spoiler:two of them]]) also fight off and survive a horde of body snatching robot duplicates and he's eventually the one to tell [[spoiler:the Network]] to fuck off an leave humanity to its own devices. All of this during the aforementioned bender. [[spoiler:He becomes a more conventional hero AfterTheEnd by fighting for the .]]
23rd Jul '15 6:47:34 PM nombretomado
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* Coop in ''MegasXLR'' is just a fat slacker who obsessively plays video games and works on his automotive craftsmanship. He also happened to stumble upon the titular HumongousMecha at a junkyard and got it for a steal, modifying it to work with his car. All the while, he remained oblivious about its importance until he finds himself face to face with a girl from the future and is reluctantly chosen to be the hero because only he can pilot it at that point. From there, he mostly regards this role as secondary to eating and playing video games.

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* Coop in ''MegasXLR'' ''WesternAnimation/MegasXLR'' is just a fat slacker who obsessively plays video games and works on his automotive craftsmanship. He also happened to stumble upon the titular HumongousMecha at a junkyard and got it for a steal, modifying it to work with his car. All the while, he remained oblivious about its importance until he finds himself face to face with a girl from the future and is reluctantly chosen to be the hero because only he can pilot it at that point. From there, he mostly regards this role as secondary to eating and playing video games.
8th Jun '15 10:17:11 AM nombretomado
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* All ''{{Doraemon}}'' movies have the FiveManBand (Or just Nobita) doing something just to satisfy their wants with Doraemon's gadgets. Thus making them end up having to save the world or PlotDevice creatures countless times.

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* All ''{{Doraemon}}'' ''Anime/{{Doraemon}}'' movies have the FiveManBand (Or just Nobita) doing something just to satisfy their wants with Doraemon's gadgets. Thus making them end up having to save the world or PlotDevice creatures countless times.
21st Apr '15 3:20:18 PM DarkPaladinX
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Compare TheRealHeroes where ordinary people deserves credit for their good deeds.
11th Mar '15 12:33:14 PM TheUnsquished
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* The title character of ''TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob'' is described as the World's Most Average Man who has suddenly become a WeirdnessMagnet. He has proven himself a hero repeatedly, mostly just by having courage, compassion, and integrity rather than any obvious action hero traits.

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* The title character of ''TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob'' ''Webcomic/TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob'' is described as the World's Most Average Man who has suddenly become a WeirdnessMagnet. He has proven himself a hero repeatedly, mostly just by having courage, compassion, and integrity rather than any obvious action hero traits.
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