Tropes about things people seem to hate. Naturally, a lot of these will be subjective.
- Alas, Poor Scrappy
We used to hate him, but after that happened... damn.
- Alpha Bitch
When the queen of the Popularity Food Chain is a one-dimensional, conceited bitch, she tends to be hated.
- Americans Hate Tingle
A hated character seems to be more excused on his homeland for some reason.
- Annoying Younger Sibling
They keep touching your stuff, forcing you to attend The Dreaded Pretend Tea Party, getting into trouble, and leaving you to take the brunt of the consequences.
- Asshole Victim
People won't feel bad for this character when something horrible happens to them.
- Author Filibuster
The story brought to a halt to get a message across. Viewers can't stand this.
- Author Tract
The viewers are likely to hate a story that gets all preachy and up its own ass with messages.
- Badass Decay
A Badass becomes less cool, which then leads to hate.
- Base-Breaking Character
A lot of people hate this character, yet at the same time there are a lot of people who like them.
- Big Bad Wannabe
This character acts like the Big Bad when they're clearly not. Viewers hate having their time wasted by them.
- Big Brother Bully
You thought you hated The Bully? Imagine if you had to live with him...
- Bratty Half-Pint
Little kids with attitudes annoy the audience as much as they annoy the heroes.
- Bratty Teenage Daughter
It's even worse when they have to deal with some shallow, whiny, phoneaholic bitch.
- Broken Base
Like by some, hated by others — go figure.
- The Bully
Someone who picks on the weaker for little to no reason gets nothing but hate; the more brutal and barbaric, the worse.
- Can't Argue with Elves
Sorry, but they have The Right of a Superior Species; you're not allowed to hate them.
- Character Derailment
When one's characterization takes a sudden turn out of nowhere, it tends to get a lot of hate.
The audience especially hates when it ruins a decent Action Girl.
- Creator Killer
When the once successful creator's career didn't survive the hate.
- Creator's Pet
The audience hates the character, but the creator loves that character that it gives even more of an incentive to hate them.
- Cousin Oliver
A young character brought in to liven up an aging cast. A classic way to ruin a show's otherwise fine dynamic.
- Cultural Posturing
A character boasting about their culture will just make the audience hate it rather than appreciate its glory.
- Damsel Scrappy
If the Distressed Damsel is more trouble than they're worth, why bother rescuing them?
- Darkness-Induced Audience Apathy
There needs to be a genuine light at the end of the grimdark tunnel, or the audience won't care what happens.
- Deader Than Disco
It's a shame — we used to really love it, now we really hate it.
- Dethroning Moment of Suck
That one moment that amasses the most hate of all.
- Designated Hero
An unlikeable character is really going to be hated if the story expects the audience to think they're The Hero.
- Die for Our Ship
Whether or not they deserve it, they'll get a lot of hate for going against the OTP.
- Discredited Meme
"Arrow to the Knee" was funny the first Eleventy Zillionth times, but now the audience is just sick of it.
- Demonic Spiders
Uh-oh... Video game mooks that are lethal to the point of absolute hate.
- Dirty Coward
The lower a character sinks to save their sorry skin, the less their sorry skin is worth saving.
- Dork Age
An entire era of failed attempts to keep a franchise fresh will easily get the hate flowing.
- Ethnic Scrappy
Racial stereotypes are embarrassing enough as it is, but this character is especially offensive to the point of hatred.
- Eight Deadly Words
"I don't care what happens to these people."
- Entitled Bastard
This character doesn't deserve The Hero's help because they made him/her life a living hell.
- Fan Dumb
The kind of fan who brings their fandom down. Comes in many flavors, all equally worthy of hate.
- Fan Hater
Their hatred of something extends to its fans.
- Faux Action Girl
Don't act like she's an Action Girl when she clearly isn't. Nobody can stand it.
It was once just a harmless quirk of his, now it's his whole personality.
- Flat Character
Audiences tend to hate a character who isn't as worth their time as the others.
- Franchise Killer
When the once successful series doesn't survive the hate.
When the once successful genre doesn't survive the hate.
- The Generic Guy
When someone doesn't have enough going for him to be worth their space, viewers often hate it.
- Girl Posse
When the Alpha Bitch has a squad to call her own that are just as unlikeable as she is.
- Goddamned Bats
These aren't annoying to fight, but they're everywhere to the point of frustration.
- Goddamned Boss
This boss isn't hard, it's just needlessly annoying. "C'mon, Get back here! No, no wait, get away from me!"
- Going Cosmic
If a work goes too deep into navel contemplating, it will get hate.
A following who all hate something/someone.
- Hate Dumb
A hater who takes their vitriol to moronic levels. Like with Fan Dumb, they come in many varieties.
- Hate Sink
It's obvious that we're supposed to hate them.
Bad guys in Professional Wrestling are often Hate Sinks and proud of it!
- Idiot Ball
Audiences hate it when contrived stupidity takes over competent characters.
- Idiot Houdini
Okay, Hanlon's Razor only goes so far before the audience starts to hate them.
- Idiot Plot
Viewers often roll their eyes in hate at plots that need Idiot Balls to get going.
- Invincible Hero
When suspense is gone, hate takes its place. I know The Good Guys Always Win, but we're really starting to get tired of this one.
- Invincible Villain
Trying too hard to avoid one pitfall often sends you into another. Either way, the hate is still the same.
This character is flat-out obnoxious in Real Life and fiction.
- Jerk Jock
Being athletic doesn't excuse being a hate-worthy asshole.
- Jerk Sue
Not only is the character a Mary Sue, but they're also a Jerkass.
- Jerk With A Heart Of Jerk
You'd think he has Hidden Depths, but he actually has another layer of Jerkass to him.
- Karma Houdini
Getting off scot-free for ill deeds is a surefire way to end up becoming a well of hate.
- Kick the Dog
If you didn't know who to hate, you sure know now.
- Kid-Appeal Character
Someone who pulls out all stops to get the kids to like him often gets the grown-ups hating him.
- The Load
If you don't pull your weight, you get a lot of hate.
- Mary Sue
An implausibly flawless character and/or an idealized stand-in for the author. This character eats up all the tension and gets lots of hate.
- Marty Stu
The Spear Counterpart of the above trope.
- The Millstone
If you're not a part of the solution, you're likely a part of the problem, and viewers often hate sitting through the escapades of a part of the problem.
- Moral Guardians
The crusaders that want the world to fit their image are a classic type of person to hate.
- Most Annoying Sound
These video game or toy sounds make the player happy for the "mute" button.
- Motive Decay
Viewers often hate it characters with relatively intriguing reasons to their actions forget those things.
- Periphery Hatedom
Sometimes, you have to ask yourself: Why are grown men hating on a preschooler's show?
- Replacement Scrappy
Replacing an old favorite will easily lead to the replacement getting hate, because the replacement tends to be inferior.
- Real Women Don't Wear Dresses
Certain hard-nosed feminists tend to hate on Girly Girls and want them to man up to give girls more role models.
- Reckless Sidekick
We really hate it when sidekicks run headfirst into trouble and make The Hero's job harder.
- Rescued from the Scrappy Heap
They used to be hated, but not anymore.
- Romantic Plot Tumor
It really gets the viewers' hate going when the Token Romance eclipses the actual plot.
- Royal Brat
Spoiled brats cause enough hate as it is, so when they're given authority...
- Satellite Love Interest
We're likely to hate someone who serves no purpose beyond being a recipient of smooches.
- The Scrappy
The trope that started it all. Guess what everyone thinks of these guys?
- Scrappy Mechanic
The game would be a lot more fun and enjoyable if not for this terrible gameplay element.
- Scrappy Weapon
Players don't want anything to do with this useless weapon.
- Screw You, Elves!
The so-called Superior Species get the ridicule they deserve.
They try to stop you from using a strategy they deem "cheap" and are hated as much as “Stop Having Fun” Guys.
- Seasonal Rot
A certain season or arc in a show gets the most hatred.
- Seinfeld Is Unfunny
When something gets outperformed by its own innovations, there's a sad kind of hate.
- Shoo Out the New Guy
Sorry about this character you ended up hating, Don't worry, we'll arrange something.
- Small Annoying Creature
A character type people are sick of. Most commonly hated for stupid little catchphrases and speech impediments.
- Smug Snake
Egotism is a particularly hateful trait unless you can pull it off.
- Snark Bait
It's so hated that making fun of it is entertaining.
- Soapbox Sadie
Her cause may be important, but if she's going to incessantly bitch about it, everyone will hate it.
- So Bad, It's Horrible
There is nothing to like here; only pure, uncut hate.
- Spoiled Brat
The arrogant child who thinks everything belongs to them and are very quick to receive hate.
- Spot Monkey
A wrestler gets hated pretty quick when he snafus a perfectly good spot.
- Stop Being Stereotypical
Everyone hates it when that guy sets back all our hard trying to defy those tired old stereotypes.
- “Stop Having Fun” Guys
They're Hard Core and treat competition as Serious Business to the point of obnoxiousness.
- Strangled by the Red String
Romance is tricky, but everyone hates a forced romance with no chemistry.
- Sturgeon's Law: Almost everything of something sucks, and has too few good parts of it to avoid hatred.
- Take That, Scrappy!
Everyone loves it when the guy they hate gets the short end of the stick.
- Temporary Scrappy
A Hate Sink meant to be disposed of very soon.
- That One Achievement
It's the most mind-numbing task in the game, and you'll be at it for several hate-filled hours.
- That One Attack
The below trope absolutely loves this trope.
- That One Boss
Video game bosses that are frustrating to the point of raw hatred.
- That One Disadvantage
Practitioners of the art of Min-Maxing hate this setup.
- That One Level
The most obnoxious/poorly-designed level in the game.
- That One Puzzle
You'll really hate Moon Logic and soup cans after this challenge.
- That One Sidequest
What do you hate more: having to settle for 99%, or going through this challenge?
- Tier-Induced Scrappy
This character is either completely useless gameplay-wise, or they're the Weapon of Choice for “Stop Having Fun” Guys. The hatred both extremes get is the only thing that's balanced about them.
- Took a Level in Dumbass
A once-bright character devolved into a total moron.
- Took a Level in Jerkass
A once-nice character devolved into an asshole.
- Trapped by Mountain Lions
Introducing new characters and plotlines but not properly tieing them up to the story will cause the audience to not be invested in them.
- Ungrateful Bastard
This character shows no gratitude for having their life saved, making the audience wish they were never saved in the first place.
- Ungrateful Townsfolk
An entire town of the above is an entire town to be hated.
- Unintentionally Unsympathetic
When scrutiny causes the reasoning to root for someone to fall apart, hate takes it's place.
- Unwitting Instigator of Doom
This character ends up causing a significant disaster, and the audience hates them for it.
Sometimes, it doesn't matter how rough you've had it. You can whine too much, and get lots of hate for it.
- What an Idiot
The character did something so stupid the audience won't be sympathetic about it.
- Your Vampires Suck
Our Vampires Are Different, and we hate yours.