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[[caption-width-right:175:Making fun of black guys in whole new ways.]]

->''"We are the men of amusing races,\\
Fated to be eternal jokes.\\
Dialect men with amusing faces,\\
Never are we like other folks."''
-->-- "Ol' Man Author," song parody by Oscar Hammerstein II

[[ValuesDissonance An awful relic from less enlightened times]], or a [[UndeadHorseTrope sign that the attitudes from those times have not gone away completely.]] Comic relief characters in the SmallAnnoyingCreature or TheScrappy mold whose strangeness in appearance and behavior is put down to their being of a different race or ethnicity to the heroes. Often highlighted by their being extreme {{gonk}}s in an [[{{Mukokuseki}} otherwise normal]] cast.

Sometimes, ironically, they were put in ''precisely'' [[NiceJobBreakingItHero because the creators wanted some diversity in the cast]]. This is definitely one case where MonochromeCasting would have been a ''lot'' less offensive.

[[SarcasmMode This is a mostly Discredited Trope]], fit ''only'' for {{Lampshading}}. It is, however, still sometimes used straight (see picture), and annoying JiveTurkey black characters are not uncommon. Modern remakes tend to remove the racism and [[FunnyForeigner comic nature]] of such characters. To fit this trope, by definition a character must not merely be packed with derogatory stereotypes, but also be TheScrappy.

See also UncleTomfoolery, SassyBlackWoman, ButNotTooForeign. Contrast MexicansLoveSpeedyGonzales, where the character eventually becomes popular with the ethnicity in question.

It's not unheard of for fantasy and science fiction works to create similar characters to represent "alien" races -- especially if those "aliens" are a FantasyCounterpartCulture or one of the RecycledInSpace equivalents. These "Alien Scrappies" still fall under the blanket of the EthnicScrappy; they are scrappies because of their cultural posturing/attitude.
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[[folder:Advertising]]
* In the 1960s, Fritos used an animated mascot to advertise their corn chips -- the Frito Bandito. Which quickly became a hated figure in the Latino/Chicano community for its extremely negative stereotyping.
** A hated figure in America. [[MexicansLoveSpeedyGonzales Mexico loved the Bandito.]]
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[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]
* Many Koreans didn't respond well to the AnthropomorphicPersonification of their country in ''Manga/AxisPowersHetalia''.
* Chada from ''Anime/NieaUnder7'' at first appears to be a walking, talking stereotype of an Indian convenience store owner, complete with broken English. [[InvokedTrope However,]] [[{{Fauxreigner}} he's actually an alien who adopted this stereotype as his appearance and identity.]]
* Although it's becoming less so over time, this is still disturbingly common in most anime (especially older anime) due to most people in Japan having little experience with people of other ethnicities. Portrayals of black folk tend to be especially caricatured.
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[[folder: Comic Books ]]
* Intentionally invoked by Chin-Kee in ''ComicBook/AmericanBornChinese'', a walking caricature of every negative Asian stereotype ever. ItMakesSenseInContext.
* In ''{{Asterix}}'', the way Uderzo draws black characters (the most notable one being the crows' nest pirate) and the occasional Chinese background character is very upsetting, but they're usually written relatively unstereotypically and so fail to qualify for this trope. (It should be noted that in th in the original French editions of the comic, the aforementioned crows' nest pirate spoke in a broken EyeDialect that was, for obvious reasons, dropped from English translations, and later from the French version as well.) The only - and how! - true Ethnic Scrappy in the series is the [[SignificantAnagram Nagma]] in ''Asterix and the Falling Sky'', which was written in 2005. He is an alien who is supposed to represent the influence of manga on FrancoBelgianComics - unfortunately, he's also drawn like a yellowface caricature, the other characters all hate him on sight before he's even done anything bad, and he speaks in stilted YouNoTakeCandle speech which is supposed to represent Engrish. A big noise is made about how all his technology was copied from the American FantasyCounterpartCulture, and Obelix, who is usually unmalicious and shown not to care about gender roles, angrily declares he hates him for being unmanly (and the audience is meant to be on his side). Uderzo had to make a public apology [[JumpTheShark for how poor the story was]], in which it became apparent that his loathing of manga - and by extension the Japanese - was based on CriticalResearchFailure. At this point, Uderzo was a very old man, his brother had recently died, and he was losing his drawing ability, and the drop in writing and art quality is so enormous that it has all the hallmarks of CreatorBreakdown.
* Chop-Chop from ''Comicbook/{{Blackhawk}}''. All the Caucasian characters are tall and good-looking. The Chinese is three feet tall, as wide as he is high with lemon-yellow skin, huge chimpanzee-like ears, teeth like a radiator grille, tiny, slitted eyes and a silly accent. They all wore uniforms and caps, he wears a multi-coloured Qing dynasty outfit and a ribbon in his pigtail.
** However, the later issues, as early as the SilverAge, made him look like a normal Chinese guy, took away his stupid accent, and gave him a uniform.
** {{Deconstruction}}: Creator/HowardChaykin's 1988 reworking of ''Blackhawk'', which even gave him a real name, showed him to be insulted and angered by his team-mates' use of the derogatory nick-name. In fact, the miniseries doesn't shy away from depicting any of the racism and sexism of the World War II era.
*** More modern {{Hawkman}} issues (nineties) show the character as a successful businessman. His 'past' was retconned to be a couple of pointless jokes and he was always a valued member of the team. Of course, [[ContinuitySnarl since this was a Hawkman comic]], the continuity of such is in doubt.
* Steamboat in early ''[[ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel]]'' comics, who was such a dreadful caricature of a black character that readers in the '''1940s''' successfully campaigned to get him removed. Bizarrely, the character was supposedly created to attract black readers.
* The SilverAge GreenLantern Hal Jordan had an Inuit sidekick called Pieface who served as his mechanic. Today, he is strictly called Tom Kalmaku and depicted with respect as an engineer.
** In a retelling of Hal's origin, the "Pieface" nickname is used by a {{Jerkass}} rival pilot.
** Tom gets his in ''ComicBook/DCTheNewFrontier'', Darwyn Cooke's (there he is again!) reimagining of the dawn of DC's SilverAge. Hal Jordan calls him Pieface when they first meet. Tom responds by calling Hal "whitebread" and threatening him with a wrench, and that's the last time Hal uses that nickname.
** While the nickname was very unfortunate, as such things go, [[FairForItsDay Tom was really treated pretty decently in the old Gardner Fox Silver Age GL comics]]. He looked like a real Eskimo and not some weird caricature, avoided a YouNoTakeCandle-style weird accent, and he was clearly a good and intelligent man whom Hal respected. He also deserves credit for being a favorable portrayal of a minority most readers at that time would only be vaguely familiar with.
* In ''ComicBook/JetDream'', Ting-a-Ling is a pretty mild version. She's as competent as all the other Stunt-Girls, and by the time of her last CharacterFocus story, she speaks perfectly fluent colloquial American English, losing the YouNoTakeCandle speech patterns of earlier stories. But there's still that name....
* Vibe (an early Latino superhero) from the Detroit-era ''[[JusticeLeagueOfAmerica JLA]]'' was so bad that artist Creator/GeorgePerez claims it turned him off of the entire franchise. Ironically enough, he was created as an attempt to try and make the JLA seem more modern and progressive.
** In the {{New 52}} however, DC has been trying really hard to [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap Rescue Him From The Scrappy Heap]] by removing the more offensive aspects of his backstory (he's no longer a former "gangsta") and personality.
* In ''ComicBook/{{Promethea}}'', the in-comic comic strip [[ShowWithinAShow Little Margie in Misty Magic Land]], a {{Homage}} to ''ComicStrip/LittleNemo'', has a lampshaded example of this in "Chinky the Chinese Imp" (an allusion to the Imp in ''Little Nemo''). The "final Little Margie" strip that appeared in ''Tomorrow Stories Special'' wraps this up by having Chinky turn into a realistically and respectfully portrayed Chinese man and leave Little Margie.
* [[http://superdickery.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1263:is-the-spirits-sidekick-a-clown-or-did-people-actually-dress-that-way&catid=29:confounding-comic-covers-index&Itemid=32 Ebony White]] in ''ComicBook/TheSpirit''. Yes, he got better lines and a more serious role as the story went on, but to have a comedy black character half the white guy's height with big, red, rubber lips and huge, wide staring eyes was not the finest idea in WillEisner's great career as a cartoonist.
** Eisner discusses this problem, and his reaction to it, in the introduction to ''Fagin the Jew'', the comic he made to vindicate the character of Fagin in ''Oliver Twist''.
** The 2007 Darwyn Cooke version makes him into a street-smart kid, with the added precaution of excising JiveTurkey. Spirit employs him as his driver since both of them are officially "outside the law," and because of Ebony's excellent survival instincts. They also invert Ebony's role from the original strips; whereas before he was a comedy relief goon much of the time, in this version, he's the DeadpanSnarker who is always ready with some much-needed sarcasm whenever Spirit's ego is in danger of getting too big.
* The Africans in ''Franchise/{{Tintin}} in the Congo'' are better left unmentioned. However, the later ''Blue Lotus'' was written with input by a real Chinese, and worked hard to remove some of the YellowPeril stereotypes. This did not, however, apply to the Japanese villains who were mostly depicted as with protruding teeth and thick glasses, reflecting the anti-Japanese colonialism theme that was a part of the storyline.
** Herge expressed great regret later on for the racism in his early work and actually requested ''Tintin in the Congo'' not be republished. The last few Tintin adventures are still prone to Ethnic Scrappy, but tend to have fairly realistic minor characters.
* If ever there was a character that showed the unfortunate tendencies of the [[ExecutiveMeddling executives]] of DC in the seventies towards ethnic characters, it was [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyroc Tyroc]], a black-supremacist superhero with a backstory chock full of UnfortunateImplications. He's an interesting example, as his creators, Cary Bates and Mike Grell hated the character from the start and went out of the way to make him look as deliberately silly as possible, so he was an Ethnic Scrappy for his creators from day one. Now days, he's an OldShame for all involved.
* Creator/GrantMorrison during his tenure writing ComicBook/{{X-Men}} created Angel Salvadore, as some sort of vaguely Latina, foul-mouthed 14 year-old who was kicked out of her house by her step-father when her mutant powers developed. Some UnfortunateImplications come into play when Angel later is impregnated (by Beak, the Chicken-man during a field trip with Xorneto) and suddenly lays ''half-a-dozen mutant children' in large eggs. Though {{Justified}} by the fact that her mutant powers make her very fly-like, and her name is doubly ironic because of how unpleasant she can be and X-Men already have the more experienced Archangel.
** Morrison also created Mother of Champions, a Chinese superheroine whose power is the ability to give birth to lots of strong kids. He seems to be fond of that theme, though in this case she was part of a Chinese super-team that was made to invoke this trope.
** Thunderbird plays with this. Many fans wonder what it would be like [[WhatCouldHaveBeen if he had not died]], but he clearly would've fallen into this trope if his BackupTwin, Warpath, is any indication.
* Whitewash in the ''Young Allies'' comics? Go to [[SuperDickery superdickery.com]] and click on any of the pictures where the Allies are mentioned.
** Of course in a comic where the new Captain America (Bucky) reunited with his old friends they fix that and don't even use the nickname. He was also shown to be highly intelligent.
** And just a reminder that at that time, having a black kid in a relatively equal role in a mostly-white group ''was a step up''.
*** FairForItsDay is still ''pretty bad''. Seanbaby called him [[http://www.cracked.com/blog/the-5-gayest-fattest-most-racist-most-useless-sidekicks-of-all-time/ racist on a level we simply cannot recreate with today's technology]].
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[[folder:Fanfic]]
* Brain, Dyno & Myte from ''Fanfic/MyLittleUnicorn''.
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[[folder:Animated Film]]
* ''Disney/{{Dumbo}}'''s crows, whom the protagonist meets after his infamous BigLippedAlligatorMoment nightmare. Though [[SpaceJews stereotypically "black"]] and led by a [[UnfortunateImplications crow named Jim]], [[FairForItsDay they're glad to take a fellow outcast]] [[{{Pun}} under their wing]] [[FairForItsDay and help him to get back at his oppressors]].
** With the exception of Cliff Edwards, the voice actors were also black singers, the Hall Johnson Choir. All of them did a fantastic job on their song.
* ''Disney/LadyAndTheTramp'' has the infamous Siamese Cat duo. On top of being, of course, villains, their EthnicScrappy status manifests itself in their buck teeth and the annoyingly terrible grammar during their song.
** Another stereotypical Siamese cat from a {{Disney}} feature: Shun Gon, the Chinese member of Scat Cat's gang from ''Disney/TheAristocats''. He's not a villain, but he has the buck teeth and the exaggerated accent. People rarely comment on the fact that the other cats in Scat Cat's gang are also strong ethnic stereotypes.
* Kralahome's sidekick in ''WesternAnimation/TheKingAndI'' is drawn with slit eyes, a bald head, and speaks in a stereotypical Asian voice.
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[[folder:Film]]
* Seen in ''Film/AnacondasTheHuntForTheBloodOrchid'', in which the cast has a cameraman who's a jive-talking, incompetent, wise-cracking, loudmouth black guy who spends the entire movie fearfully hiding behind his white bosses. As one reviewer put it (to paraphrase): "Weren't characters like these supposed to have died out in the 1940s?"
* The Indian child actor Sabu made a career out of this sort of role in the 1940s, in films such as ''Film/BlackNarcissus''.
** Some would say: "eked out a living in Hollywood on such roles", considering that Sabu had been the star of British films like ''Elephant Boy'', ''Film/TheThiefOfBagdad'', and ''Film/JungleBook''.
* Mickey Rooney as a Japanese caricature is the worst thing in ''Film/BreakfastAtTiffanys''.
* The CharlieChan film series, ironically intended to avert this in the case of Asians, unfortunately played this trope entirely straight in regards to African Americans, as in the truly cringe-worthy appearances of Black character actors Stepin Fetchit and Mantan Moreland as characters such as "Snowball" and "Birmingham Brown."
* Salazar (played by Nick Cannon) from the Steve Miner ''DayOfTheDead'' remake takes this to ludicrous levels. Here's one of his many charming quotes:
-->'''Salazar''': What's the matter? You see a black man with a pointed stick and it automatically gotta be a ''spear?''
** And all these lines were ad-libbed by ''Cannon himself''.
* Snails from the first ''DungeonsAndDragons'' movie is a textbook EthnicScrappy.
* Christian Bale's character, John Miller, in the Chinese movie "Flowers Of War" is a big one. Getting over the FakeNationality of him being American, he managed to embody every racist stereotype of Westerners held in popular Chinese culture. He's a greedy, alcoholic, lecherous coward, whose first thought upon entering the cathedral is to look for booze. He only reluctantly agrees to help out after being shamed into it. It's made worse by the director (Zhang Yimou) thinking he's being progressive. "This kind of character, a foreigner, a drifter, a thug almost, becomes a hero and saves the lives of Chinese people. That has never ever happened in Chinese filmmaking, and I think it will never happen again in the future."
* Prissy from ''Film/GoneWithTheWind''. Avoided with Mammy, who is portrayed as fairly intelligent despite her position.
** MalcolmX recalled watching the movie as a kid, and said "When Butterfly [=McQueen=] went into her act, I felt like crawling under the rug". Even [=McQueen=] herself said that she disliked the role.
* Hamchunk from ''Film/TheGreenBerets''.
* Charlie the cook from the original 1933 ''Film/KingKong'' is a definitive example of the Comedy Chinaman, mandarin suit and all. Made a little bit less awful because he does show some competence in spotting the bracelet dropped by one of the islanders. In the oft-forgotten sequel, ''Son of Kong'', he fought off a Styracosaurus with a meat cleaver.
** Referenced in Peter Jackson's 2005 version, where the cook is also a Chinese man in a full Mandarin suit. He doesn't have much screentime or act Scrappy-ish, though.
* ''Film/TheLoneRanger'': Several critics have taken the stance that the "Tonto is crazy" explanation for his strange dress and manner is simply a way to try and excuse the numerous Hollywood stereotypes in the character's portrayal.
* Zambo, Lord Roxton's Indian servant in the 1925 film adaptation of ''Literature/TheLostWorld'' plays this trope to a T. The character in the original novel wasn't a plucky comic relief but merely a "[[HappinessInSlavery devoted negro]]". In later film adaptations the character is always written out. The 2001 A&E version replaces him with a quiet, pragmatic native Brazilian chap named Samuel.
* Virtually every character in ''Film/{{North}}'' is an example of this trope, an actor or actress whose talents are being ''badly'' squandered, or both at once.
* Long Duk Dong from ''SixteenCandles''.
* * The much-hated Jar Jar Binks of ''Film/StarWarsThePhantomMenace'', similar to Skids and Mudflap above, earned most of his flack for being an Ethnic Scrappy (of a Jamaican, in his case) disguised as an alien.
* African-American comedian Dudley Dickerson ("This house has sho' gone crazy!"), a supporting player in many shorts of Film/TheThreeStooges, though he clearly tried to make the most out of his very restrictive roles.
* ''TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen'''s Twins, Skids and Mudflap (AKA [[FanNickname "Herp and Derp"]]) are this and more. With gold teeth, speaking in painful slang and playing to every black stereotype imaginable, expecially the derogatory ones, ("We don't do much readin'."), you have to wonder if Michael Bay was testing the resiliency of his career when he let TomKenny and Reno Wilson get away with their performance.
** According to ThePowersThatBe, The Twins were supposed to be ''caricatures'' of [[PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy Wiggers]], white youths who act stereotypically black to look badass. Unfortunately, since they're ''orange and green robot cars'', this concept is kind of lost in translation, and most people think it's an excuse, especially since they ''could'' have had holograms (like Arcee had a female hologram).
** Speaking of Michael Bay, go back and watch the opening scene of ''Film/{{Armageddon}}''. The annoying, high-voiced, jive-talking black man throwing racial slurs at a fat Hawaiian guy in a loud shirt, the dumb Asian tourist woman shouting "I want to go shopping!" in the middle of a city-destroying meteor shower... Let's just let WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/thedudette/nostalgia-chick/11386-arma01 talk us through it]], shall we?
* There was a certain time period where any team of heroes that had reason to visit a vaguely Arabic or Asian country would be stuck with a young, pidgin-English-speaking boy. Children always tended to do marginally better in this role than their adult counterparts, as they were intended to be endearing and cute.
** Probably the most famous was Short Round, Indy's sidekick in ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom''. He ''just possibly'' escaped being a Scrappy by virtue of being somewhat of a son figure to Indy (though he's never referenced in any other movie), and [[RuleOfCool driving Indy's car]] with bricks on his feet. And the fact that anyone looks sympathetic next to [[DamselScrappy Willie Scott]].
** In the 1996 movie adaptation of ''Film/ThePhantom'', the Phantom rescues a young boy who becomes his EthnicScrappy.
** Oddly, cropped up in a mild form in the 2007 ''[[TransformersFilmSeries Transformers]]'' movie, with the Qutar kid who existed mostly as a walking PetTheDog for the US soldier characters. Also, his dad's cellphone saved the day.
** Could be argued that this is somewhat Truth in Television as school age children, usually boys, do sometimes act as guides for travelers in areas of the world (usually Asia). The children often have the largest English vocabulary of anyone there, by virtue of schooling, and are keen to earn some money. Though this is more "showing people around the neighbourhood" rather than being taken thousands of kilometers across the country or general region.
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[[folder:Literature]]
* A [[ValuesDissonance painfully straight]] example is in EdgarAllanPoe's short story, "The Gold Bug" - Jupiter, the broken English-speaking [[HappinessInSlavery voluntary slave]] whose ''sheer stupidity'' becomes a plot point.
* Eradicate Sampson - the, er, "eccentric colored man" - from the ''TomSwift'' novels.
* The trope is frequently subverted in the work of Creator/RudyardKipling, where Indian characters at times will put this on as an act, e. g. Hurree Babu towards the Russian secret agents in ''Kim''. It is also sometimes shown as a false surface impression when a character [[EloquentInMyNativeTongue switches from broken or accented English to Hindi, which is represented as accent-free and somewhat formal English.]] This applies not just to Indians, but also e. g. to Muller in "In the Rukh", who speaks with a comical German accent.
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[[folder: Live Action TV ]]
* Another Creator/DCComics-related example: Chief Screaming Chicken, from the ''Series/{{Batman}}'' episode "An Egg Grows in Gotham"/"The Yegg Foes in Gotham", embodies the most embarrassing stereotypes of Native Americans. He's played by a white actor[[note]]Edward Everett Horton, ''RockyAndBullwinkle'''s Mr. Peabody[[/note]] in makeup, speaks in YouNoTakeCandle, and lets Egghead use him to take over Gotham City. His HeelFaceTurn near the end of the story--because he finally realizes he was naive to trust Egghead in the first place--just makes things even worse.
* Hop Sing, the Chinese cook on the old television show ''{{Series/Bonanza}}'', which contains a level of ValuesDissonance. ''Bonanza'' was set in the 19th century and the depiction of the Chinese people on the show was not entirely inaccurate for that time period.
* Maya and Alejandro from ''{{Series/Heroes}}''
* Julio Fuentes from ''SanfordAndSon''. The man [[FunnyForeigner OWNED A GOAT]], for Pete's sake. Not to mention his unrelenting pleasantness in the face of Fred's unrelenting racism which may have been intended as a type of StealthInsult ala [[AllInTheFamily Lionel Jefferson]] but it really came off...[[ModernMinstrelsy badly]].
* In the TV show ''{{Sliders}}'', Rembrandt Brown started out with at least one foot in this territory, but fortunately the character displayed drastic improvement as the series progressed.
* This was basically the reason Sam Jones III left the role of Pete Ross on ''Series/{{Smallville}}''.
** It was really too bad, as 'Superman's childhood best friend' actually had tremendous potential as a character and Jones played him well. Unfortunately the writers jumped straight from 'MonsterOfTheWeek' plots to 'Soap Opera,' and couldn't find a ''use'' for him, as he was sane, normal, and not in love with Clark. Plus, despite how weird it was objectively, LexLuthor got all the best friend jobs except helping him with his red kryptonite problem that first time.
*** It's also sad because the Pete Ross character actually has a ''very'' interesting future in the comics: entering politics, becoming Lex Luthor's Vice President (and secretly Franchise/{{Superman}}'s spy within the Luthor White House), and finally becoming (for a while) President of the United States after Lex is booted out of office. Honestly, they could have foreshadowed all this by say, having Pete manage Jonathan's campaign for the State Senate and subsequently become Senator Kent's chief of staff, or something like that. Honestly there was so much wasted potential there.
*** Not to mention that in the comics, Pete married Lana.
* Chakotay from ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' is sometimes seen like this. Despite being in a role of authority and a chief officer of ''Voyager'', he's seen as a mishmash of all the worst traits of white people writing about Native Americans, including his [[MagicalNativeAmerican mystical insight powers]] and tracking and survival mastery. That he was based on information from a con man pretending to be an expert on Native American culture might have something to do with it.
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[[folder: Newspaper Comics ]]
* The Imp in ''ComicStrip/LittleNemo'' is a grotesque caricature of an African "native".
* Connie (George Webster Confucius), the Chinese comic relief character, from the ''TerryAndThePirates'' comic strip. Particularly annoying as Caniff persisted in this portrayal even as his art evolved and the other Chinese characters became more realistic.
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[[folder: Professional Wrestling ]]
* WWE paired Swiss [[Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli Antonio Cesaro]] up with Lithuanian Wrestling/{{Aksana}} shortly after the former's debut, no doubt purely because both are European and to play to the ethnic stereotype. Aksana also qualifies herself in general.
* TNA gave us Mexican America, a stable where the two men were exaggerated Mexican gangster stereotypes and the two women were SpicyLatina stereotypes that salsa danced their way to the ring, flirted with men in the audience and were all kinds of provocative. The kicker? Only Anarquia was actually Mexican. Hernandez is Puerto Rican, ditto for Rosita (though residing in New York for most of her life) and Sarita is Canadian, though her pre-TNA fame comes from wrestling in Mexico.
** Sarita was doing this long before Mexican America. After her FaceHeelTurn her outfits became more provocative, she started cutting bilingual promos and cranked up the salsa dancing.
* Navajo Warrior and Wrestling/{{Tatanka}} come to mind (portrayed [[PositiveDiscrimination relatively positively]], though).
* Even as a face, Wrestling/SantinoMarella is a stereotypical tongue-tied Italian whose speech consists of {{Malaprop|er}}isms and BuffySpeak. (In actuality, he ''is'' of Italian heritage, but was born in Canada and can speak without an accent.) Just imagine an Italian ''Film/{{Borat}}'', since he came in shortly after the film's release and used a lot of the same schtick.
** Although he's averted complete scrappydom because 1) he's not overexposed like some {{Scrapp|y}}ies, 2) he's ActuallyPrettyFunny, and 3) he falls squarely into LovableCoward territory, a trait that doesn't generally tie into stereotypical Italians.
* Any pro-wrestler not from the USA or Canada. Continues to this day - see Wrestling/{{Umaga}}, for example. The Japanese are particularly susceptible - Tajiri, Wrestling/MrFuji, and Kenzo/Hiroko Suzuki in the WWE/WWF stick out in this regard.
** Subverted or averted by Wrestling/RingOfHonor and other independent promotions that have working relationships (often strong) Japanese pro wrestlers and their home promotions. ROH does play it straight with Grizzly Redwood.
** Despite some occasional slips on this mark, TNA's Wrestling/SamoaJoe actually exists to subvert this trope, being a perfectly normal, in fact exceptionally skilled, wrestler. The aforementioned Umaga seems to have been created as a ''TakeThat'' for Joe, as though to say, "This is how Samoans act in wrestling." And then Samoa Joe embraced being a 'wrestling Samoan' in that he has his face all painted in Maori tattoos and threatens opponents with a ''tribal knife.''
** Manu, a Samoan wrestler in WWE, speaks plain English and does not appear to have any "native" leanings. Then again, they had also recently debuted [[Wrestling/RonKillings R-Truth]], a black ex-con who now raps and dances his way to the ring.
** Wrestling/TheUsos (Jimmy and Jey) have averted this trope, although the possibilities of them undergoing some sort of makeover like Samoa Joe did for a while (before thankfully changing back), or getting released, always exist.
** Wrestling/BookerT was an ex-con who does spinnaroonies would have fit this trope long before R-Truth. Wrestling/{{Rikishi}} being a Samoan who spoke plain English and acted pretty normal was in WWE before Umaga or the fact Samoa IS part of the USA. Most people don't acknowledge Samoa Joe started out in UPW, a former WWE development league and current talent scout for the company.
** Even if in some people's eyes Wrestling/YoshihiroTajiri fits the "ethnic stereotype" it was justified in that he came straight from Japan and spoke little English for a long time. Tajiri can just as easily get the fans on his side as he is regarded by most to be an exceptional wrestler-- not someone to compare to Mr. Fuji. Many also consider Umaga a good wrestler as he can pull off impressive maneuvers for his size.
** WWE isn't the only place to use ethnic scrappies either. TNA's new American hating Sheik comes to mind, [[TropesAreTools but in wrestling it's to be expected]], as many wrestlers make their whole careers off of being hated.
** There are a few inversions of this too such as Olympic Gold Medalist Wrestling/KurtAngle and [[Wrestling/JackSwagger "The All American American" Jack Swagger]].
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[[folder: Tabletop Games ]]
* The unspeakably awful ''TabletopGame/{{FATAL}}'' had actual, equippable items which literally turned the wearer into Ethnic Scrappies - of Jews, black people, Asians and Greeks. The RPG was not played for laughs, and would probably have been even ''more'' offensive if it had been. Particularly offensive sample:
-->50. Nigrous Nincompoopery, of: Whosoever dons this armor experiences a loss of 1d100 points from each sub-ability of Intelligence, Wisdom, and Charisma. The ass of the wearer will grow by 50% and be abnormally high. If the wearer is male, then those around him are 80% likely to believe that his manhood has increased, though it has not. The skin of the wearer becomes cursed and dark as night. Disposition turns to [[AlwaysChaoticEvil Unethical Immoral]]. Temperament becomes phlegmatic. The eyes of the wearer are visible 3 miles away at night. The wearer will have a body odor for 1d10 feet. On the bright side, the Physical Fitness of the wearer increases by 10%. The armor may be removed at will.
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[[folder:Theater]]
* The song "Spanish Rose" in ''Theatre/ByeByeBirdie'' is a rare case of a character ''deliberately'' invoking this trope. Having endured a litany of racist remarks from her prospective mother-in-law for most of the play, Rosie Alvarez declares her intention to get revenge by acting "so Spanish eet will make you seeck."
* The Moor Monostatos working for Sarastro in ''Theatre/TheMagicFlute'', usually played as a villain and/or buffoon.
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* Guts from ''AceCombatAssaultHorizon'' has some of the worst wingman dialogue this side of [[StarFox Slippy Toad]]. Many a player cheered when he [[spoiler: gets shot down]], then groaned when [[spoiler: it's revealed that he may have survived]].
** For what it's worth, Guts, despite being a clear Latin American, doesn't do anything racially stereotypical (doesn't even switch on and off to Spanish). Sure he's annoying, but the the only thing he does that's even remotely stereotypical is drink excessively; even then, his preferred drink is, amusingly enough, ''vodka''. That said, his dialogue is awful.
* ''VideoGame/ArcTheLad'' Somehow subverted this trope: Chongara looks like the worst caricature of a greedy Arabic merchant, and the English translation has him speaking YouNoTakeCandle. He is also the guy who can [[GameBreaker summon]] [[LittleMissBadass Choko]] to the battlefield, and during the second game, we see that he has become [[ChessMaster the brain]] behind the [[GuileHero good guys]] operation. The [[FunnyAneurysmMoment funny thing]] is that, since the translated version came out after 9/11, western players could not see the character without thinking about OsamaBinLaden (Chongara is an arabic looking guy with a beard who left a wealthy background to follow religiously motivated internationally wanted terrorists)... A scarily competent expy of Bin Laden who managed to make [[TheEmpire the world's only uncontested superpower]] bite the dust after a few years of carefully planed terrorists attacks. At least the real Bin Laden didn't have [[BadassCrew two dozen]] [[MagicKnight magic wielding]] [[OneManArmy overpowered warriors]] and summoned monsters. Or if he did, he never told anyone.
** Chongara also became the captain of the airship Silver Noah to further underline his competence and usefulness. Mind you that airship took part in an aerial terrorist attack on a city that's a direct analog of New York... and blew up a major landmark.
* Letitia from ''VideoGame/DeusExHumanRevolution''. She is poor and black, and is first seen digging in the trash. She talks in a very stereotypical black accent ("WELL SHEEYIT!") and the subtitles for her dialogue contain various misspelled and abbreviated words. [[UnfortunateImplications Virtually all of the other characters are not black, and Letitia is the only one with a stereotypical voice]].
* Rico of ''{{Killzone}}'', who is Hispanic, foul-mouthed, and hot headed. He's one of the most hated characters, not to mention the fact that he guarantees the defeat of the ISA in ''Killzone 2'' by killing Visari.
* Li Xiangfei from ''TheKingOfFighters'': While her first appearance in ''Real Bout 2'' did not prove to be worthwhile, her inclusion in KOF99 and 2001 were glaring in that SNK placed her on the women's team, and the team's endings in both games involved her eating expensive food! When SNK needed to place her on KOF2002UnlimitedMatch, they placed her on the 'Pretty Girls Team', a B-Level [[JokeCharacter joke version]] of the KOF Women's Team idea along with May-Lee and Hinako Shijo. She still has a bit of a hatred by some fan bases.
* Some players have a great deal of hatred for Oilman of ''MegaManPoweredUp'', even after the character got a bit of a rework to accommodate the more racially-sensitive Western world. Complete with a black face with thick, pink lips[[note]]the US version changed it to dark blue and yellow lips--which still doesn't help that much[[/note]], dancing reminiscent of black minstrels, and obnoxious engrishy [[GratuitousEnglish "Yo, yo, yo!" before each sentence,]] [[note]]Again, the English translation blunted this stereotype, replacing it instead with a streetwise, urban way of speaking[[/note]] Oil Man brings an unwelcome dose of this trope to the series.
* Nightwolf from ''MortalKombat''. The movies in particular make him one of the most ridiculous BraidsBeadsAndBuckskins stereotypes in recent memory. The cartoon, however, turns him into a GeniusBruiser with computer hacking skills who is also the only one who is immune to a virus. [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap He did get better, though]].
** In ''Deadly Alliance'' we got Hsu Hao, who happens to be a living mongolian stereotype (complete with UnfortunateImplications) and is considered as the most hated character in the entire franchise. Even the creators hate him.
* A rare example of a white one of this trope is Tony from ''{{Persona 2}}'', a {{Gonk}} drawn with massive drooping eyelids, huge oval eyes that point in different directions, splayed eyelashes, a face-devouring, lumpen nose, a prominent chin, very high eyebrows, and stringy yellow hair, and speaks in stereotypically broken Japanese. He is also apparently a creeper who takes filthy photographs of unknowing Japanese women. It's worth pointing out the ugly Japanese characters, like Gin, are not drawn anywhere near as distorted as Tony, and Tony's ugly features are exaggerations of white facial features, making him this trope.
* ''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption'' has three characters who are so heavily defined by this trope that their ethnicity is also their name: Irish, Welsh, and French. There is a character named Dutch late in the game, but he does not display any of that ethnicity's stereotypes. For his part, French lacks an accent, and while he is a bit of a jerk, he doesn't really display any French stereotypes.
* VideoGame/StreetFighterII's Blanka played this straight at first, then [[SubvertedTrope subverted it]]. A total misfit on the roster, he was an uncultured green beast-man that shoots lightning whose stage is in the middle of the forest living in an indigenous Brazillian tribe and that seemingly had no motivation, personality nor connection to the story whatsoever. Needless to say, he wasn't very popular back then. Allegedly, the series' creator apologized for Blanka's portrayal of Brazillian culture and promised he would fix that on VideoGame/StreetFighterIII (where he created Sean and Oro, plus UsefulNotes/{{Capoeira}} fighter Elena). Blanka himself got a major overhaul, got plenty of in-story CharacterDevelopment, a slightly tweaked backstory that [[PlayedForLaughs usually was made fun of]] and [[CrazyAwesome an amusing crazy personality]]. Nowadays, [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap he's one of the most popular characters in the series]].
* 18-Volt from ''VideoGame/WarioWare'' is pretty obviously a stereotype of a black man--though not necessarily a negative one. He's more like a would-be rapper, complete with boom box and gold teeth. However, some players still dislike him, considering his only lines of dialogue are "word" (Nintendo's understanding of rap culture? HulkSpeak? Who knows?) and he seems like [[SatelliteCharacter an arbitrary addition]] to 9-Volt, a more developed character.
* After the huge success of Sony's "It Only Does Everything" marketing campaign spearheaded by Advertising/KevinButler, Sony decided to try to replicate the same success for their PSP line of products. Sony introduced Marcus, an African American adolescent who blatantly plays heavily on the "black" stereotype, is not funny at all, and comes off as plain annoying. Needless to say, the fan reception to Marcus has been far less positive than Kevin Butler.
** This came after the earlier PSP ad campaign that included stereotypically [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzs7824Ct6g&feature=related Mexican dustballs]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOwRqQ70p-k African American squirrels]]. Throw in advertising slogans such as "PSP: It's like cheese you can listen to outside" and this is arguably the low point of Sony advertising.
** Not to mention Sony's infamous Dutch billboard advertising the white PSP with a picture of a white woman grabbing a black woman by the neck. It was even banned because it was so offensive!
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* Li'l Cal in AndrewHussie's ''Team Special Olympics'' (''not'' the [[NamesTheSame character of the same name]] from ''Homestuck'', who is a PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy DemonicDummy) was [[http://www.andrewhussie.com/comic.php?sec=archive&auth=Scribblettes&cid=scrib/00040.gif is an over-the-top one of these]] in order to spoof cheesy, {{Glurge}}y MagicalNegro characters, who [[http://www.andrewhussie.com/comic.php?sec=archive&auth=Scribblettes&cid=scrib/00053.gif also overlaps with]] ScaryBlackMan and JiveTurkey.
** ''{{Homestuck}}'' itself has Damara Medigo, a parody of the "submissive Japanese schoolgirl", and Meenah Pexies, whose character includes [[JiveTurkey stereotypical black]] [[SassyBlackWoman elements.]] Both characters end up working under the BigBad in their alternate universe as slaves and neither are exceptionally good people.
* Fiona's Consience was this for a good period of ''YuMeDream'', constantly speaking in JiveTurkey and being the archetypical SassyBlackWoman. [[spoiler:Eventually we learn it was just her following the dreams script and she's RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap]].
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* The [[FunnyAnimal Vulp]][[FantasyCounterpartCulture ine]] from ''Roleplay/DarwinsSoldiers''. Full stop. The fans ''loathe'' the fact that their portrayal draws cues from every stereotypical portrayal of [[TheAlcoholic alcoholic]] [[TheSavageIndian savage Indians]].
* The Hatta' from ''NeuroticallyYours'' is seen by many fans as this. Episodes featuring him are frequently disliked by the fans. Even the characters themselves can't stand The Hatta' spewing racist comments.
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* In ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' we have a ShowWithinAShow example with the detective show Steve and Roger like to watch. Where [[MeaningfulName Tex is a American detective in a cowboy outfit]] and his partner is a Mexican stereotype.
* Some fans of ''CatDog'' loathe Lola the bird, although only part of it has to do with her being a Latin-American stereotype, and another part is that she was sometimes a CreatorsPet.
* ''WesternAnimation/ChuckNorrisKarateKommandos'': Dear '''GOD!''' Where to start? When the least offensive ethnic character on the show is a stereotypical Samurai named Kemo, you know you're in trouble. Others include lard-ass ExtremeOmnivore sumo wrestler Tabe and [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Too-Much]].
* In ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'', MandrakeTheMagician had an adopted Asian son named Kshin.
* ''TheDickTracyShow'' from 1961/1962 had "Joe Jitsu", an Asian kung-fu master/detective, and "Go-Go Gomez", a lazy Mexican who solved crimes from his hammock. Both were drawn just about as stereotypically as you might imagine. Gomez could move very fast, although he did so with lots of "Arriba! Arriba! Yeeha! Yeeha!" yells that turned him into a human Speedy Gonzales.
* Cleveland from ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow'' falls into this trope at times. [[DeconstructiveParody Sometimes]] [[LampshadeHanging intentionally]].
** Jasper, Brian's gay cousin, is considered by many as a "Gay Scrappy."
** Theres also Mort Goldman, who gradually devolved into a walking Jew caricature. [[LampshadedTrope Lampshaded]] in the episode "Road to Germany", when an antisemitic caricature in Nazi Germany looks exactly like him.
** Consuela the Mexican maid.
** Fouad, the Arab who's continually amused by (and [[DontExplainTheJoke explains]]) Peter's American humor.
** Generally averted by Tricia Takanawa despite being referred to every time as "Asian reporter Tricia Takanawa."
* ''TheFlintstones'', despite being a show about a modernized Stone Age, somehow saw fit to introduce the Great Gazoo, a generic little green alien that would probably seem a lot more at home in ''TheJetsons''. Or rather, generic except for the fact that his personality was modeled after every offensive stereotype of the British, taken UpToEleven. Gazoo was smug, elitist, seemed to think he could get away with making fun of longtime protagonists Fred and Barney and using his powers to make them his {{Butt Monkey}}s just because he was a more articulate speaker, and on top of all of this JerkAss behavior, there were the UnfortunateImplications of England being personified by an advanced alien while America was personified as cave people. So what you have is an ethnic scrappy who offends two countries at once!
* Eurotrish from ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends''. Her horribly fake accent, her annoying voice, and her constant "Because I'MMA GOING to Eur-OPE!" song made her immensely hated by the fans. This even occurs InUniverse during the credits sequence of her episode!
--> '''Person who sent her to America''': Stop-a the singing! Stop-a the singing! Do you know ''why'' we brought you to America in the first place???
--> [pause]
--> '''Eurotrish''': Now I'm going...to America... [walks off]
** It also doesn't help that her name is a pun on the word "Eurotrash."
* ''WesternAnimation/JonnyQuest'' has Hadji. ''WesternAnimation/JonnyQuestTheRealAdventures'' greatly updated the character; however, he retained essential aspects of the EthnicScrappy--ridiculous accent despite years of living in the US, "ethnic" attire no modern Indian man would wear, and magical powers[[note]]WordOfGod claims the last one was caused by ExecutiveMeddling insisting that the show be more like the original past the first season, when originally he just used tricks like controlled breathing[[/note]]. They also gave him HollywoodHacking skills to try to distance themselves from the cliched portrayal, but with the rise of outsourcing, it ended up playing into the BollywoodNerd stereotype instead.
** ''WesternAnimation/JonnyQuest'', the original series, is grindingly embarrassing at times due to this. Supposedly, the Zulus throwing spears at the Quest Jet in the closing credits were from an episode that never aired, but that image is crazy enough. The worst that DID air was "The Sea Haunt", where the team were stranded on a ship when the MonsterOfTheWeek smashed their plane. They find the only survivor of the ship's crew -- a Chinese cook named Charlie who has a horrible accent, dresses stereotypically (how did they miss giving him a pigtail?), and continually references his "honorable ancestors". They are eventually spotted by DUTCH search parties from Batavia-- despite Jakarta (and Indonesia) having been independent for years already. Oy...
* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' character Speedy Gonzales avoids this trope thanks to CrazyAwesome. He's [[SuperSpeed fast]], he's [[KnightInShiningArmor chivalrous]], he's [[XanatosSpeedChess clever]], and [[HumiliationConga always gets the gringo]]. So why do people still not like his cartoons? It's because the ''other mice in the show'' piss people off, who all have their laziness and ignorance cranked UpToEleven until the writers are sure you know they're Mexican.
** More borderline is Speedy's cousin, Slowpoke Rodriguez, "the ''slowest'' mouse in all of Mexico". Being slothful even by the standards of the other Mexican mice, he protects himself with either a concealed gun or mind control. Like his cousin, though, he's smart and heroic, and both characters remain extremely popular in Latin America. In 1999, Creator/CartoonNetwork shelved the cartoons for the aforementioned stereotypes, until MediaWatchdog group the League of United Latin American Citizens lobbied to bring them back. That's right, media watchdogs worked to [[OppositeDay unban]] something controversial.
** ImperialJapan gave ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' more than its share of ethnic scrappies during World War II.
** Then there is the classic ethnic scrappy of the series, Pepe Le Pew. Even ignoring the ''many'' UnfortunateImplications of what he is--making a skunk character French seems pretty reminiscent of the stereotype that the French ignore hygiene, and his personality recalls the other stereotype that they're chauvinists--his whole horny schtick is offensive on its own to many people. However, those that aren't offended generally see him as a EnsembleDarkHorse, so he is more of a BaseBreaker. (It sort of helps the pro-Pepe case that he's [[{{Fauxreigner}} not actually a Frenchman]].)
*** Completely averted with his younger female ''TinyToonAdventures'' counterpart Fifi La Fume, who [[EnsembleDarkhorse is still one of the most popular characters in the show despite her lack of screentime]] due to her kind and friendly personality, her [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter cuteness]] and [[MsFanservice beauty]], and her being a [[TheWoobie sympathetic character]].
* The cartoon ''WesternAnimation/MrMagoo'' had Charlie, a Chinese character who was servant of some form to Magoo. Charlie had buck teeth and a thick accent that resulted in calling his employer "Mr. Magloo" or "Bloss." He was able to see and therefore aware of all Magoo's errors, but his subservient position made him unable to call Magoo out on them, even when they got him put in harm's way.
* Mr. Rude from ''TheMrMenShow'' certainly applies. A walking French stereotype (Though he's given a different accent in the French dub of the show, naturally), his entire persona is to simply walk around being [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a rude]] JerkAss towards everyone else. To make matters worse, he's also a major {{Gasshole}}, making him a cartoonish "Smelly French" stereotype.
* ''The ComicBook/PlasticMan Comedy/Adventure Show'' had "bumbling Hawaiian sidekick" Hula-Hula. Like Native American characters, Polynesians are often thought of as walking CostumePorn rather than "real" races of people, which he definitely fell into.
* This is one of the reasons why Antoine from ''WesternAnimation/SonicSatAm'' gets a lot of hate. The character's entire concept is that he is a [[CheeseEatingSurrenderMonkeys French guy who is useless in any action-related situation]]. He also gets flak for [[FrenchJerk being rude to Sonic]], even though [[NotSoDifferent Sonic is more or less equally rude to him]]. Even [[TookALevelInBadass taking a level in badass]] in the comics didn't stop some of the hate since many felt it stripped him of any defining characteristics and reduced him to a GenericGuy with a French accent.
* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' Kyle has a cousin who's name is also Kyle, who's this in-universe. The other Kyle is a very stereotypical Jew, an annoying wuss who never stops complaining over minor stuffs, like dust or even snow. Ironically, this is also how the other Kyle views ''our'' Kyle--as a stereotypical redneck hick.
* The SuperFriends had four such tokens: Samurai is the least stereotypical, only because you can't recognize him as Japanese until he slips into GratuitousJapanese with an American accent.
* Parodied on ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'' with Kano, a member of the original Team Venture, who "[[FearAndLoathingInLasVegas despite his racial handicap]]" is a skilled pilot, and powerful enough to crush a boulder, yet gentle enough... to crush a butterfly. Also, he communicates with origami (until series 3).
* ''WesternAnimation/The13GhostsOfScoobyDoo'' had Flim-Flam. Despite being a parody of this character type, he was hated even more than the original Scrappy.
* The villain [[FrenchJerk Jean-Pierre]] in ''[[Creator/VideoBrinquedo What's Up? Balloon to the Rescue]]'', a {{mockbuster}} of ''Film/{{Up}}''. Exactly 100% of the jokes involving this character, which are also 90% of the jokes in the film, involve him foiling his own evil plans by being unable to pronounce the voice-activated password on the MacGuffin right.
* ''Many'' early cartoon characters, which usually highlights interesting arguments between meme insensitivity and deliberate racism. Animation fans usually defend characters like Bosko, who was obviously a racial caricature of a sort, but isn't treated maliciously and is always the hero.
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