History ManChild / WesternAnimation

16th Jul '16 10:35:27 AM nombretomado
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* Sterling Archer in ''{{Archer}}'', despite being a world-class secret agent, it also a brainless and immature MommasBoy who is often more interested in things like pirate lacrosse or ''Film/{{Aliens}}''-style space robots than the safety of his companions.
* WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker: ComicBook/TheJoker points out that for all the fear he invokes being TheCowl, Batman is really this trope:

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* Sterling Archer in ''{{Archer}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'', despite being a world-class secret agent, it also a brainless and immature MommasBoy who is often more interested in things like pirate lacrosse or ''Film/{{Aliens}}''-style space robots than the safety of his companions.
* WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker: ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker'': ComicBook/TheJoker points out that for all the fear he invokes being TheCowl, Batman is really this trope:
1st Jul '16 1:47:07 AM HeyFella
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* WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker: SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker points out that for all the fear he invokes being TheCowl, Batman is really this trope:

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* WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker: SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker ComicBook/TheJoker points out that for all the fear he invokes being TheCowl, Batman is really this trope:
29th Jun '16 2:20:29 AM PeppermintTwist
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* While it's not clear how old the Ferocious Beast in ''WesternAnimation/MaggieAndTheFerociousBeast'' is, he appears to be relatively physically mature. However, he acts more like a four-year-old, and six-year-old Maggie is far more levelheaded and responsible in comparison.
30th Apr '16 3:03:11 PM DVB
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** Justified in that this was how his mother raised him. After [[spoiler: his father, a conman and literal rat]] left, Jojo Watterson raised Richard to be unable to do anything himself and instill a fear of everything in him, hence why he is the way he is today. We learn the latter when she attempts to do the same with her grandchildren in an episode (but Nicole put a stop to that.)
17th Apr '16 4:49:02 PM LTR
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* The main characters of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' are all responsible young adults, more or less, setting aside when they need to be relatable to young children. However, Pinkie Pie acts like an excitable six year old and seems incapable of holding a serious conversation or actually reading the mood. She can be surprisingly neurotic whenever events aren't as exciting as possible or if she isn't getting the kind of attention she wants.

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* The main characters of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' are all responsible young adults, more or less, setting aside when they need to be relatable to young children. However, That said:
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Pinkie Pie acts like an excitable six year old and seems incapable of holding a serious conversation or actually reading the mood. She can be surprisingly neurotic and insensitive whenever events aren't as exciting as possible or if she isn't getting the kind of attention she wants.wants.
** Rarity has drama queen tendencies that are usually PlayedForLaughs, but, at their worst, they'll cause her to lock herself in a room and refuse to come out like a petulant child and sometimes breaks down and cries with little provocation. Her younger sister can hold it together a lot better than her most of the time.
27th Feb '16 9:16:08 AM Teenlyokofan7777
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* TheEeyore of ChalkZone, Mr. Wilter. Lampshaded in his EvilTeacher roles.

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* TheEeyore of ChalkZone, ''WesternAnimation/ChalkZone'', Mr. Wilter. Lampshaded in his EvilTeacher roles.roles.
* Mr. Delmas of ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'' has shades of this--plays games on his computer, for instance.
16th Feb '16 11:24:12 PM IvanovTroping97
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents'': Timmy Turner will apparently become this in the future, according to his show's LiveActionAdaptation, as pictured above.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents'': Timmy Turner will apparently become this in the future, according to his show's LiveActionAdaptation, as pictured above.LiveActionAdaptation.
26th Jan '16 7:39:00 PM azul120
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Thundercats}}'': At the beginning of the series, Lyon-O was placed as a child in a stasis pod to keep him from aging while Jaga drove their spaceship to the third planet. His pod was damaged and functioned imperfectly, so unlike the others he still physically matured inside and he eventually left it as an adult, thus making it a case of JustifiedTrope.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Thundercats}}'': At the beginning of the series, Lyon-O Lion-O was placed as a child in a stasis pod to keep him from aging while Jaga drove their spaceship to the third planet. His pod was damaged and functioned imperfectly, so unlike the others he still physically matured inside and he eventually left it as an adult, thus making it a case of JustifiedTrope.JustifiedTrope.
* ''WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa'' takes this to extremes.
29th Nov '15 7:37:02 PM MrTree1776
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* ''WesternAnimation/MoonbeamCity'': [[CanadaEh Canadian-born]] police officer [[TheRival Rad Cunningham]]. [[PsychopathicManchild So]]. [[NotAllowedToGrowUp Very]]. [[UpToEleven Much]], to the point that it actually becomes weaponized by several characters in multiple episodes in order to resolve the plot.
21st Sep '15 12:29:08 PM Talisguy
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'': Despite having grown up an orphan living on the streets, Bolin is pretty immature for his age and circumstance. Justified in that his older brother Mako has done a lot to shelter him from the worst aspects of their lives, and essentially raised him on his own. There's a tinge of deconstruction to Bolin's treatment because it shows the consequences of raising a manchild on the person who shelters them from reality. Mako is emotionally stunted due to having fixated for so long on raising Bolin. His romantic relationships feature him playing the part of [[DeclarationOfProtection a protective figure]], and when a girl proves she doesn't need his help he loses interest.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'': Despite having grown up an orphan living on the streets, Bolin is pretty immature for his age and circumstance. Justified in that his older brother Mako has done a lot to shelter him from the worst aspects of their lives, and essentially raised him on his own. There's a tinge of deconstruction to Bolin's treatment because it shows the consequences of raising a manchild on the person who shelters them from reality. Mako is emotionally stunted due to having fixated for so long on raising Bolin. His romantic relationships feature him playing the part of [[DeclarationOfProtection a protective figure]], and when a girl proves she doesn't need his help he loses interest. [[CharacterDevelopment They both eventually get better.]]
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