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22nd Apr '17 8:35:14 AM DraconisWombat13203
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* Deconstructed ''hard'' on [[Series/{{Once Upon a Time}}]
** Zelena, the actual literal Wicked Witch of the West, is not only one of the most beautiful female characters in the series, being a [[HotWitch]], she showcases quite a bit of cleavage throughout the series, despite her emotional fragility. Not only that, but she's also had one of the worst lives of all villains in the series, and a huge [[FreudianExcuse]] for her actions. Eventually, after a series of wicked deeds including [[spoiler: kidnapping, murder, and rape]] she, most unexpectedly finds happiness and begins her path towards redemption in [[spoiler: her baby daughter Robyn, named after her father Robin Hood, who wasn't her partner, but conceived the girl while Zelena was wearing a cloaking spell pretending to be his wife Marian]].
** Regina can be considered a subversion of this trope too, although she was established from her introductory scene as being very different from that.
** It's debatable if Cora is a subversion or plays this straight.
** The Black Fairy seems to be this, except for the looks. Only her backstory episode will tell.
31st Mar '17 1:23:19 AM PaulA
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* '''Habits''': This character tends to [[SolitarySorceress live alone in isolated environments]], especially [[LostWoods creepy forests]] or [[TheHedgeOfThorns thorny wastelands]] where it's easy to find your way in and never find your way back out. Sometimes her house is ObviouslyEvil, but it's just as likely she lives in a GingerbreadHouse or other attractive building, so as to lure in her favorite prey: children. Sometimes [[ChildEater she eats them]], or sometimes she [[PoweredByAForsakenChild uses them as fuel or ingredients for her magic]], but even if she does neither, most evil witches seem inexorably [[ChildHater destined to give kids the worse—and last—days of their lives]]. This character also loves to [[EvilLaugh cackle]] and she may say something along the lines of [[TheWizardOfOz "I'll get you my pretty!"]]. And while [[AllWitchesHaveCats witches in general love black cats]], the wicked ones also have a thing for creepy and evil animals like [[SpidersAreScary spiders]], [[SnakesAreSinister snakes]], [[CreepyCrows crows]], [[GoodAnimalsEvilAnimals toads or bats]].

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* '''Habits''': This character tends to [[SolitarySorceress live alone in isolated environments]], especially [[LostWoods creepy forests]] or [[TheHedgeOfThorns thorny wastelands]] where it's easy to find your way in and never find your way back out. Sometimes her house is ObviouslyEvil, but it's just as likely she lives in a GingerbreadHouse or other attractive building, so as to lure in her favorite prey: children. Sometimes [[ChildEater she eats them]], or sometimes she [[PoweredByAForsakenChild uses them as fuel or ingredients for her magic]], but even if she does neither, most evil witches seem inexorably [[ChildHater destined to give kids the worse—and last—days of their lives]]. This character also loves to [[EvilLaugh cackle]] and she may say something along the lines of [[TheWizardOfOz [[Film/TheWizardOfOz "I'll get you my pretty!"]]. And while [[AllWitchesHaveCats witches in general love black cats]], the wicked ones also have a thing for creepy and evil animals like [[SpidersAreScary spiders]], [[SnakesAreSinister snakes]], [[CreepyCrows crows]], [[GoodAnimalsEvilAnimals toads or bats]].
19th Mar '17 4:30:18 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* The polar opposite of Prairie Witch may be Mother Hubbard, also from was TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks, specifically ''Scoop Comics’’ in 1941. She had all the trappings of the Trope, being an old hag with a witch’s hat who flew on a broomstick and used cauldrons and crystal balls to use dark magic. However, she was [[DarkIsNotEvil on the good guy’s side]], fighting evil gnomes and trolls, and, like most heroes of the time, battling ThoseWackyNazis.
6th Feb '17 11:15:15 AM ScrewySqrl
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* Sucy Manbavaran from ''Anime/LittleWitchAcademia'' is a goth-looking girl, pale skinned with bags under her eyes, specializes in potions and poisons, and is named after a Philippine trickster witch archetype. A rare "good guy" example.
22nd Jan '17 3:15:52 PM Luppercus
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* Hedwig the BigBad of ''WesternAnimation/SabansAdventuresOfTheLittleMermaid'' is crone meets mermaid. As the BigBad of the series loosely based on Creator/HansChristianAndersen's short story, is an evil sea witch with purple skin, white hair and extremely ugly.
13th Jan '17 12:42:51 AM Luppercus
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* The witch in ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' episode "If I Were a Witch Man" uses all the traditional tropes associated with evil witches, and even have a legion of flying monkeys (well, she calls them goblins). It turns out to be actually the ghost of an old witch defeated by Egon's ancestor possessing modern humans.
13th Jan '17 12:38:41 AM Luppercus
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* Wendy's Aunts in ''WesternAnimation/CasperTheFriendlyGhost'', as she's basically a witch counterpart of Casper and therefore the only known friendly witch.
11th Jan '17 2:25:21 AM Rorosilky5
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** [[CuteWitch Paintra]] from ''VideoGame/KirbyTripleDeluxe'' inverts this Trope. Though the Japanese pause description states that she's Drawcia's sister.

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** [[CuteWitch Paintra]] from ''VideoGame/KirbyTripleDeluxe'' inverts this Trope.trope. Though the Japanese pause description states that she's Drawcia's sister.
11th Jan '17 2:24:23 AM Rorosilky5
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* The BigBad of ''VideoGame/KirbyCanvasCurse'', Drawcia, is a sorceress who wants to transform Dream Land into a world made of paint. [[spoiler:When defeated, she transforms into a screaming paint ball and was eventually killed off. Not to mention she was born from a painting herself.]]
** [[CuteWitch Paintra]] from ''VideoGame/KirbyTripleDeluxe'' inverts this Trope. Though the Japanese pause description states that she's Drawcia's sister.
3rd Nov '16 4:22:30 AM fearlessnikki
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* Both versions of ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans'' feature the Stygian Witches. They are based on the Graeae from Greek mythology - and the name actually translates as 'old women', 'grey ones', 'grey witches' etc. They're a trio of elderly women who share one eye and one tooth between them. Perseus taking their eye convinces them to reveal some useful exposition. They appear to be far more bloodthirsty in the 2010 remake, as they're implied to be cannibals.



** Also spoofed with Willow being annoyed over witch stereotypes. There's also the PlayedForLaughs scene in "Once More With Feeling" when Xander says that evil witches might be responsible, only to shut up when Willow and Tara give him the hairy eyeball. And in "Family" where the Scoobies give Tara cliched presents like broomsticks and crystal balls. Willow however still gets moved by the cuteness of a little girl dressed as a wicked witch for Halloween.

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** Also spoofed with Willow being annoyed over witch stereotypes. There's also the PlayedForLaughs scene in "Once More With Feeling" when Xander says that evil witches might be responsible, only to shut up when Willow and Tara give him the hairy eyeball. And in "Family" where the Scoobies give Tara cliched presents like broomsticks and crystal balls. Willow however still [[NotSoAboveItAll gets moved moved]] by the [[CutenessProximity cuteness of a little girl dressed as a wicked witch for Halloween.Halloween]].



* ''Series/KenanAndKel'' has an episode where Kenan suspects a new transfer student is actually a witch. She dresses all in black, has a black cat as a pet and makes a lot of homemade food. Chris outlines the ways in which to spot a witch - they apparently scratch themselves a lot, smell like fire and have green tongues. Through coincidence, the girl in question appears to demonstrate all those. Kenan then suspects her of casting a love spell on Kel and a bad luck spell on him. He does indeed get an ImagineSpot where she's dressed in the traditional black hat and cloak.



** Kimi dresses as one for the show's second HalloweenEpisode - and thoroughly terrifies Chuckie with her cackling

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** Kimi dresses as one for the show's second HalloweenEpisode - and thoroughly terrifies Chuckie with her cacklingcackling.
* The HalloweenEpisode of ''WesternAnimation/AsToldByGinger'' has [[BetaBitch Miranda]] causing a Halloween prank by defacing a statue outside the school - dressing it up like a wicked witch. She then frames Ginger for it so she can get the lead in the Halloween play - which coincidentally is a Salem Witch Trials story. Once Ginger discovers the truth, she sneaks on stage and the rest of the cast out Miranda as the culprit while they're performing the scene where her character is accused of witchcraft.
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