Bratty Half Pint: Western Animation

  • Kim Possible. Cousin Shawn, later Artie Smarty.
    • Jim and Tim also qualify.
  • Scooby-Doo
    • Scrappy-Doo. Although he never actually gets captured, the gang always has to grab him away before he is. (Although one has to wonder why they bother.)
    • Flim-Flam from The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo.
  • Stewie Griffin from Family Guy takes this trope Up to Eleven.
  • In the Van Beuren Studios cartoon "Day At The Park", Farmer Al Falfa deals with two pesky kids, and a local monkey living in the park, bitter at him over their last fight, uses the situation to call the police on Al.
  • Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: Though a robot instead of an actual child, XR gets into this territory.
  • Ben 10: Ben fits this bill. If only there wasn't this damn Aesop Amnesia! His cousin Gwen was like this before Alien Force, where she got a lot less irritating.
  • José From Cybersix. In his case, he managed to avoid being The Scrappy by being one of the major villains.
  • Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: Bloo. Oh, Bloo! The problem with him is, that he's swinging around between this trope and the Jerkass trope.
  • Enzo from ReBoot is one of the better depictions of this. Part of the reason is that while he frequently gets kidnapped and bites off more then he can chew, the awesomeness of The Hero Bob is seen through his eyes. And Character Development has him rising up to the occasion to be a hero himself when Bob is stranded in the web.
  • Gorgonzola from Chowder. Gorgonzola has a Freudian Excuse. Namely, he's stuck learning a job he hates (carrying a candle on his head and not allowing it to go out), while his peers all seem happy with the paths their lives have set before them. Not really a surprise, then, that he's so intent on making their lives as hard as possible. He's not so much 'bratty' as he is just a jerkass.
  • South Park:
    • Most of the boys in earlier seasons, with Cartman being most obvious.
    • Then there is Ike, who runs away to Somalia because he was already bored with life. He's about 4 years old.
  • The X's: Truman X. He's meant to be a combination of Bart Simpson and Dexter from Dexter's Laboratory.
  • Ash in Fantastic Mr. Fox is actually older than his unbearably perfect cousin, Kristofferson, but he otherwise fits the character trope with his resentful ill temper. However, he dramatically matures in the story and becomes a nice kit at the end.
  • Imp from She-Ra: Princess of Power is another good example from Filmation. While his age is never established, Imp has all the earmarks of this characterization, right down to throwing childish tantrums when he doesn't get his way.
  • Sarah of Ed, Edd n Eddy, whose Catch Phrase is "I'm telling Mom!" regardless of the deed. Eddy also counts too.
  • Teen Titans: Gizmo of who, in addition to his technical skill, has a very big mouth. Insults are practically all that comes out of his mouth.
    • In the comic book, Superboy's team-mate Bart Allen (aka Impulse or Kid Flash).
  • Classic Disney Shorts: Figaro, the orphan mice, Huey, Duey, and Louie, Goofy Jr. from "Fathers Are People" (50-year-early prototype of Max Goof), and Junior from "Bellboy Donald" (prototype of PJ) are Bratty Half Pints.
  • Amberley from The Dreamstone is a light example. By default she is a Cheerful Child and rather well adjusted, she often becomes rather rambunctious and temperamental in the face of enemies however, something that sometimes gets her into trouble.
  • Randall from Recess. "Miss Finster! Miss Finster!"
  • Baby Taz from Baby Looney Tunes, he's one of those guy who gets what he want by throwing a fit.
    • Not to mention Baby Daffy!
  • Brattus, the aptly-named younger cousin of Mr. Bogus.
  • Cubbi Gummi from Adventures of the Gummi Bears is a mild example.
  • Codename: Kids Next Door contained two examples; Numbuh Two's little brother, Tommy, and Numbuh Three's little sister, Mushi, but it's not until the episode "Operation: C.L.U.E." that Mushi totally becomes a full-on emphasis of Bratty Half-Pint when she was revealed as the culprit who stabbed Numbuh Three's rainbow monkey in the back.
    • Pretty much the entire KND ensemble is this to some degree, especially in early episodes, where the team were more a defiant bunch of rebels to adults than outright heroic.
  • D.W. from Arthur is a classic example of this trope. So much so that many fans cheered when Arthur finally punched her in one episode, which was treated as a What the Hell, Hero? moment in the show. To be fair, she ended up breaking Arthur's model plane —a project he spent the entire week working on— after he told her multiple times not to touch it.
  • Bart from The Simpsons. If you get his name as an anagram for "brat", he's quite the example. Lisa also displays some shade of being a brat due to her high intelligence and it's very noticeable when she goes on her soapbox tirades.
  • Pistol on Goof Troop is demanding and annoying, as well as seeming to enjoy getting her brother, PJ, in trouble with their parents, one of whom abuses him (though to her credit she usually will try to tell the one who doesn't). She badgers people so they give her stuff and let her play with them, and becomes very upset when she doesn't get her way, while she thinks the rules don't apply to her. It's to the point where PJ (who is frequently forced into intense servitude) considers playing with Pistol to be the worst chore of all.
  • Suzie on Johnny Bravo.
  • In Transformers Animated, Bumblebee, while basically good at heart, is also snarky, mischievous (one time he ruined a stunt involving Prowl jumping over his vehicle mode friends in motorcycle form by jumping out and scaring him), brash, impulsive and does not like being called "short".
  • Various smaller engines of Thomas the Tank Engine are usually cheeky and mischievous to the point where most of them learn a lesson not to run into this trope. Thomas, Percy, Bill, and Ben are common examples.
  • In The Legend of Korra, Korra's Establishing Character Moment is when (at four years old) she demonstrates her ability to use three of the four elemental powers that she's not supposed to manifest until she's sixteen, busting through a wall in the process.
    Korra: I'm the Avatar! You gotta deal with it!
  • Angelica from Rugrats is a three-year-old spoiled brat who will go to any lengths in order to get her way, or boss around the babies.


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