DiscardedYKTTW Sore Loser YKTTW Discussion
A character really takes defeat poorly.
Sister Trope to Second Place Is for Losers (and usually overlaps unless it's not the loser that thinks this), Unsportsmanlike Gloating (being just as sore in victory). Contrast Graceful Loser, Touché. No Real Life Examples, Please!: We don't need to call out people for bad sportsmanship.
- In Muppet Babies, Miss Piggy loses a race, and then insists they need to go another lap.
- In this issue◊ of Betty and Veronica, Veronica double subverts this by wanting to show what a good loser she is in the Beauty Contest, but then shoves the trophy in Betty's face.
- In Beverly Hills Teens, Bianca holds a costume contest for Halloween, and after a couple Dresses the Same situations with Larke, Bianca still loses, and then throws everyone out of her mansion.
- After Franks wins the first race in Hidalgo, an upper class gentleman he raced against whined is a subtler way, by claiming Frank's horse shouldn't be a race horse because he wasn't a thoroughbred (which turned out not to be a good idea with Frank).