Killer Teddy Bear
A plush used as a weapon - or acting on its own to kill people.


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Related to Creepy Doll. Sister Trope to Perverse Puppet and Demonic Dummy. Not always a case of Fluffy the Terrible. See also: Everything's Worse With Bears, even if the plush is not always a bear.

A teddy bear, or any other cute plush animal from your childhood just earned a place in your worst nightmares by killing/being used to kill people. Sometimes caused by a Sealed Evil in a Teddy Bear.

Examples

Anime & Manga

Comics
  • There's a Buffy the Vampire Slayer comic with some kind of possessed stuffed bear that was used in an attempt to get at Dawn.

Film
  • Lotso from Toy Story 3 is more indifferent than truly evil.
  • Screamers. Killer robots looking like little girls, carrying killers robots teddy bears.

Literature
  • The Free Kingdomers in the Alcatraz Series disguise their grenades as teddy bears, the logic being that the enemy shouldn't know to run away from their weapons.
  • In Mercedes Lackey's short story "The Last of the Season," a little girl's teddy bear comes to life to protect her from a serial rapist/murderer, which it does with extreme prejudice.

Live-Action TV

Video Games
  • Naughty Bear: The whole game is based around a bullied teddy bear in a city full of others teddy bears. And he decided to make them pay. Hard.
  • Annie's teddy bear Tibbers. He's a real grizzly, turned into a teddy bear, turned into a burning abomination.
  • Silent Hill. Some of the enemies you encounter in the altered world are Furry Bunnies. OHGODWHY.
  • In the Hunter: The Reckoning video game, Kaylie's teddy bear becomes possessed by evil spirits and grows to gigantic size before killing her parents, leading to a boss fight.
  • MapleStory Ludibrium is full of these.
  • In Final Fantasy X, Lulu uses her dolls as a focus for her magic, or to act on its own and attack. No one knows how she does this.
  • Guilty Gear: Bridget has several attacks which involve the use of his teddy bear, as well as his yo-yo. One attack has it drift toward the opponent with spinning blades, and another has it grow to gargantuan size and run the opponent over on a flaming tricycle.
  • Carn Evil: Deady, a giant teddy bear boss.
  • In Persona4 Teddy looks like a teddy bear, but is a deadly fighter with his claws.
  • In The Sims 3, that's probably Dexter The Bear, a stuffed Bear that gives you the ability to kill other sims with either a knife, a poker, or a hammer. The hammer lets you kill toddlers too, which gives way to the creepy toddler behaviors. That is, when Dexter worked properly and didn't crash the game.

Western Animation
  • Code Lyoko: the first episode has XANA taking over a teddy bear to become this.
  • On Fairly OddParents Timmy's dad sells sock puppets to Timmy's enemies when his enemies try to chase him he wishes they could fight.

Web Comics

Web Original
  • He didn't kill anybody as far as I know, but Pedobear probably raped your childhood even more than most of the other examples.
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