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- Lucky the Leprechaun, the mascot for General Mills' Lucky Charms cereal, wears a green bowler with a shamrock stuck in it. While not evil, he is a trickster.
- The British bank Bradford & Bingley portrayed its two namesakes as bowler-hatted city gents. Eventually, its logo became a stylised version of the hat itself.
- Likewise there was a period when the symbol of the UK Inland Revenue was a stereotyped taxman in pinstripe suit and bowler.
- Golden Age Green Lantern sidekick Doiby Dickles is named after his hat.
- Richie Rich's butler, Cadbury, almost always wore a bowler hat in public.
- Bumbling look-a-like detectives Thompson and Thomson in Tintin.
- Timothy Aloysius Cadwallader "Dum Dum" Dugan of the Howling Commandos and S.H.I.E.L.D. wears his corporal's stripes on the front of his signature bowler hat.
- Sherlock Holmes's friend and biographer Dr. Watson is often portrayed with a bowler hat, as the Quintessential British Gentleman.
- Cornelius Fudge, Minister of Magic from Harry Potter, was often described as having a lime green bowler.
- Sweyn embarrasses his brothers in The Great Brain Does It Again when he returns from high school back east wearing a derby hat along with a fancier, more grown-up, style suit than a boy his age would wear in Adenville.
- The Night Circus: Any time Marco ventures outside, he is wearing a dashing bowler from a line of seemingly identical hats that were in his flat when he moved in. Isobel looks for a bowler whenever she is expecting him.
Live Action TV
- Mr. Steed of The Avengers is likely the Trope Codifier.
- Lord Bowler (so named for his hat) in The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. was the Anti-Hero to Brisco's hero.
- The Czechoslovakian character Pan Tau usually wore a magic Bowler Hat.
- In the TV adaptation of Jeeves and Wooster, Jeeves' hat of choice is bowler hat.
- Monty Python's Flying Circus often used these as indicative of bankers and accountants.
- Snoopy of Peanuts wears one of these when he's donning his "World Famous Attorney" persona.
- Worn by nearly all the men in The Champion Pub.
- The protagonists of The Men from the Ministry wear nice, black bowler hats, as do all civil servants in the show.
- Henry Hatsworth, the current image source for the Quintessential British Gentlemen page.
- Accessible as headgear in SSX 3.
- The robot butler/companion Codsworth in Fallout 4 can't (or won't) wear any equipment in the game except for one of these.
- As a robot originally designed to be a gentleman butler for the affluent, Marquis from Battleborn wears a dandy looking derby as part of his ensemble.
- Baron von Fogel of The League of S.T.E.A.M. wears one.
- Homsar from Homestar Runner wears one, but he is more demented than dashing. Whenever he speaks, his bowler hat will actually fly off his head for a while until he stops talking.