* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog''. Subverted: Courage is timid and physically feeble, but never lets his fear get in the way of saving Muriel. It helps that he's [[MacGyvering resourceful]] and [[MadeOfIron tenacious]]...
* Franchise/ScoobyDoo and Shaggy.
-->'''EddieIzzard:''' We love Shaggy and Scooby because they were cowards! [[ThisLoserIsYou Because we can identify with them.]] We love them! The other guys driving the van? Fuck off!
** In some incarnations of the [[WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo Scooby-Doo franchise]] this is more justified. ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooWhereAreYou'' and ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'' are good examples. Here the villain ''may'' be a guy in a [[LatexPerfection good disguise]] pulling a ScoobyDooHoax, but he's ''still'' willing to "[[NeverSayDie off]]" [[YouMeddlingKids those meddling kids]].
* Wade Duck in the ''ComicStrip/USAcres'' segment of ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'' fits this trope to a T. In fact, most people's favorite character of the series is Wade, even those who did not like ''U.S. Acres'' so much as ''Garfield''.
** The fans loving Wade so much was spoofed in the episode "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere's Duck". Roy only gets one fan letter for himself. After he cries, he sees Bo drive a truck with hundreds of fan letters for Wade.
* Shifty Dingo from ''WesternAnimation/BlinkyBill'' fits this trope to a T after his family's HeelFaceTurn and he gets accepted as the SixthRanger in Blinky Bill's gang.
* In the old ''WesternAnimation/BeanyAndCecil'' cartoons, resident grownup Cap'n Huffenpuff retreats to his 'secret hiding place' at the first sign of danger.
* Scaredy Bat from ''WesternAnimation/RubyGloom''.
* Gus from ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}''.
* The title character of ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'', but more so in the early episodes of the Nick series than after the sale to Disney.
* The title character of ''WesternAnimation/EekTheCat''.
* The title character of ''WesternAnimation/ScaredySquirrel''.
* Kowl in ''WesternAnimation/SheRaPrincessOfPower''.
* Cringer on ''WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983''. (Only as Cringer; he becomes ''very'' brave when he's Battle Cat.)
* Fluttershy in ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' who puts lovable to a whole new level. Anyone who disagrees to it would be considered heartless to the fandom.
** Besides, she can TakeALevelInBadass when necessary.
* WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck is open about and proud of his cowardice. A textbook example of the UnpopularPopularCharacter, he's got just as many fans as his rival WesternAnimation/BugsBunny, if not more.
** Although, as he says in "Ducking the Devil", he's "a greedy little coward", meaning that greed takes priority to fear. At the end of the cartoon, Daffy actually [[PintSizedPowerhouse beat up the Tasmanian Devil]] to get back one dollar that the beast had snatched.
* Hurra from ''WesternAnimation/HipHipAndHurra''. His partner, Hip-Hip, can easily fit this trope as well.
* Mayor Manx from ''WesternAnimation/SWATKats'', who's often seen running from the MonsterOfTheWeek.
-->'''Commander Feral''': You're a coward, Manx.
-->'''Mayor Manx''': You don't get to be mayor for ten terms without being cautious.
* A few engines in ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine''. Percy and Henry have shades of this DependingOnTheWriter while Toby is gradually [[{{Flanderization}} Flanderized]] into one in later seasons.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Mr Bogus}}'' actually combines this trope with CowardlyLion.
* Trembly Paw from the short-lived 1980s cartoon ''WesternAnimation/PawPawBears'', who is also an {{Adorkable}} CowardlyLion and TheSmartGuy of the show.
* Pokey from ''WesternAnimation/{{Gumby}}''
* "And then [[{{Futurama}} Bender]] ran..."
* Larry Nepp from ''WesternAnimation/{{Grojband}}''. He's the most softspoken and popular member of the Newmans.
* Sunil Nevla the mongoose from ''WesternAnimation/LittlestPetShop2012''. [[TookALevelInBadass Unless there are]] [[BerserkButton cobras present]].
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