'''Basic Trope''': A character who is disliked for playing to some stereotype about (usually) [[RaceTropes race or ethnicity.]]
* '''Straight''': Bob, the [[TokenMinority only black man on the show]] likes rap music, makes gang signs with his hands all the time, and wears his pants such that his [[GoofyPrintUnderwear underwear]] is perpetually exposed. The audience finds this depiction of a black man offensive.
* '''Exaggerated''': Bob does all of the above, but also uses [[JiveTurkey ridiculous amounts of slang]], and his TrademarkFavoriteFood is fried chicken and watermelon.
* '''Downplayed''': People only dislike the streotypical moments of Bob. Otherwise, they consider Bob OK.
* '''Justified''': People find [[StopBeingStereotypical stereotypical behavior offensive]].
* '''Inverted''':
** Bob is disliked for [[UnfortunateImplications not acting]] [[ButNotTooBlack black enough]].
** Bob is disliked for being PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy.
** Bob is the most-liked character [[RefugeInAudacity BECAUSE of his]] [[MexicansLoveSpeedyGonzales stereotypical manner.]]
** Bob is liked for going against the stereotype despite his love of hip-hop by being articulate and a poet who happens to be black.
* '''Subverted''':
** Bob displays a like of rap music, but otherwise doesn't act too stereotypical.
** Alternatively, Bob seems to be reasonably well-received by the audience.
* '''Double Subverted''':
** Until [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks a new writer comes in and]] [[{{Flanderization}} flanderizes]] him into a walking stereotype.
** Until he does or says something that CrossesTheLineTwice and offends several people.
* '''Parodied''':
** Bob is played by a white actor in {{Blackface}}. [[ForegoneConclusion Needless to say]], the audience is not amused.
** Alternatively, not only Bob is played by a white actor in {{blackface}}, but the characters themselves [[StopBeingStereotypical feel offended just being around him]] and can't tell why.
** Bob's stereotypical behavior offends Bob himself.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Sometimes Bob acts stereotypical, other times not, DependingOnTheWriter. The audience's perception of him changes according to how he is presented.
* '''Averted''': Bob does not come across as a racist caricature.
* '''Enforced''':
** The FunnyForeigner turned UpToEleven, BlackComedy, SpaceJews, or just general racism on the part of the writer(s).
** The work is from a period piece that seems very laden with ValuesDissonance to a modern audience used to being PoliticallyCorrect. It may be FairForItsDay depending on the writer's intentions and/or how the character was presented.
* '''Lampshaded''': ???
* '''Invoked''': Bob does not want to be that famous, so he wearing sunglasses, "grillz", a backwards cap, lots of [[ConspicuousConsumption bling]], and riding in a car with spinner rims and full of beautiful women while snacking on a bucket of fried chicken.
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': Not wanting for the consequences, Bob makes sure he is not presented in a stereotypical fashion.
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Deconstructed''': We get a good look at the background that produced such behavior in Bob: a lower-class inner-city ''white'' neighborhood in which Bob felt a constant need to reaffirm his black heritage, but only knew how to do so in the most offensively stereotypical ways because he was the only black person around other than his parents, who themselves exemplified, if not the worst racial stereotypes associated with black people, then at least the worst socioeconomic stereotypes associated with the poor: crime, welfare dependence, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and support for radical political movements]].
* '''Played For Drama''': It turns out Bob is a rapper with HiddenDepths, who is being forced to pander to the LowestCommonDenominator for the sake of record sales.
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