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* ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'': At least three of the deceased Sanchezes died by trying some stunts as bullfighters:
** One tried bullfighting without a cape;
** Another one tried bullfighting with an arm an a leg behind his back;
** And yet another tried to take on three bulls at once.
* In ''Anime/GraveOfTheFireflies'', the main character, Seita, [[BreakTheCutie endures incredible hardships with his sister during and after WWII]]. Most of that hardship is a result of him running out on his kinda-mean-but-not-that-bad aunt's house to live in a cave. One of the reasons the aunt resents him is that instead of working, he goofed off during the day. And instead of getting a job, he runs off with his toddler sister. Even when things become so bad that their lives are threatened, instead of simply asking his aunt to take them back, he sticks it out, [[spoiler:while his sister eats mudballs out of hunger. And then both he and his sister die.]]
** This is a rare ''justified'' example, though, because Grave of the Fireflies was originally a novel, and the novel was written by a WWII survivor named Nosaka. Seita is an AuthorAvatar of Nosaka, and Nosaka was torn up with guilt that in real life, he believes he really did indirectly cause his sister to die of malnutrition.
* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': [[BigBad Scar]] really shouldn't have lied to Simba about Mufasa's death by blaming it on the hyenas. [[TheDogBitesBack He pays for it dearly]].
* Chief Wiggum in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsonsMovie'' is [[DonutMessWithACop chowing down donuts at a sale]] [[IJustShotMarvinInTheFace by eating them off the barrel of his gun]]. He was once the trope's image, for crap's sake.
* ''Anime/SpiritedAway'': Chihiro's parents really, really, '''really''' should have known better than to eat at an amusement park where the signs advertise such foods as "dog" and "eyeball". Even if you don't read or speak Japanese, the atmosphere of the whole place tips off to any rational human being that there is something ungodly wrong with it. Naturally, they fell for the SchmuckBanquet big time.
* Anna in ''{{Frozen}}'', who insists on staying close to her sister, even though she has dangerous powers that she can't keep under control and has nearly killed her with said powers. And Olaf, whose fondest wish is to experience summer, even though he's a ''snowman''. Unlike Anna, however, Olaf has the excuse of basically being a child and genuinely not knowing better.
** In Anna's defense, nothing should tear a family apart. Love is stronger than fear, as the movie's [[AnAesop aesop]] teaches.
** After being thrown out by Elsa's giant snow golem of a bouncer. Despite Christoff begging her to leave him alone Anna throws a ''snowball'' on it. Not only does the snowball absolutely no damage whatsoever the snowman is now so pissed that it chaises them off a cliff. Fortunately it was only a bouncer who just wanted them to leave and not a murder, in fact it was already leaving before it got hit by a snowball.
* Gene and the other Nicelanders from ''Disney/WreckItRalph'' have their town in danger of being destroyed, thanks to the eponymous VillainProtagonist, [[TheVillainMakesThePlot who makes the plot in their world work]], leaving them. To clarify, Ralph is a PunchClockVillain, [[MeanCharacterNiceActor playing the bad guy]] in a video game starring Fix-It Felix, Jr., with the Nicelanders as the [=NPCs=]. However, Ralph and [[NiceGuy Felix]] are the only ones who even seem aware of the fact that Ralph is a vital part of the game. Without him, the game literally won't function, which will cause the game to be decommissioned, which will make every resident either dead or homeless. Instead of respecting this, or even trying to be personable to Ralph, the {{Jerkass}} [[IronicNickname Nicelanders]] shun him and are generally mean to him, which eventually leads to the villain leaving the game to try to prove that he can be a good guy. Not only does this mean that Ralph isn't in the game (which, again, is ''vitally important''), but by the time he comes back the game is only a few hours away from being unplugged, and it's too late for his return to make any difference because in the meantime [[ChronicHeroSyndrome Felix]] has vanished into Sugar Rush while trying to find Ralph to bring him back. WhatTheHellTownspeople indeed.
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