Third Person Person: Western Animation
- The Simpsons:
- Disco Stu doesn't advertise.
- But Duffman totally does! Oh yeah!
- Ol' Gil refers to himself in the third person, yes siree!
- Uncle in Jackie Chan Adventures.
- Bombo in Monster Allergy, but he can say "me".
"... but you still have Zoidberg! You all still have Zoidberg!"
- Occasionally, Zoidberg has the tendency to refer to himself in the third person, usually when gloating about something idiotic.
- "All humans are vermin in the eyes of Morbo!"
- And of course who could forget Scruffy. The Janitor.
- "The Big Brain am winning! I am the greetest!" (Justified in that he's trapped in a book written by Fry.)
- Avatar: The Last Airbender:
- The Flea of íMucha Lucha! is an even more obvious parody, although he does say "I", "me", or "my" occasionally. (He obviously takes after his parents; they do it too.)
- The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy depicts Dracula as a crazy old guy who does this.
"You're not the boss of Dracula!"
- Waspinator of Beast Wars combined this with an odd, buzzing lisp and several other weird speech quirks. "Ant-bot get blown up, Waspinator salvage. Waspinator get blown up, nobody salvage. Why universe hate Waspinator?" Whenever he stops doing so, you know something's serious or amiss.
- Beast Machines has Tankor, though it's all an act after he gains access to Rhinox's intellect.
- Wasp of Transformers Animated (who doesn't get the "-inator" part until he's actually turned into a technorganic wasp Transformer) is a somewhat more tragic version, speaking normally at first but winding up sounding much like Waspinator after being driven mad by a lot of Break The Not So Cutie that isn't played for humor as it was with Waspinator. (He's a jerk, but not enough of one to deserve what happened to him.)
- Me, Grimlock, play with this trope! Me, Grimlock, include name in sentence, but also say "me" which is first person pronoun! In some versions me Grimlock stupid, but sometimes me speech proze... speech podzezor... me talk box thingy just broken. Even in the evil universe, I, Grimlock, who is gifted with remarkable intelligence, still speak with such linguistic idiosyncrasies. Mustn't complain to much now, wot?
- Then there's Soundwave and, to an extent, Wheelie.
- And the rest of the Dinobots.
- In the Hey Arnold! episode "Curly's Girl", Curly does this a total of four times near the beginning of the episode.
"Curly cleans the fur, and you, Rhonda, all you have to do is pretend to be Curly's girlfriend for a week."
- The title character of Invader Zim does this multiple times per episode, although he still uses personal pronouns when speaking normally, using this trope usually only when he's shouting. "VICTORY FOR ZIM!"
"Zim needs no vacation!"
- In most instances, you can expect almost pornographic Large Ham emphasis on 'Zim.'
"Treachery! Lies! ZIIIIIMMM!"
"Zim? Lose? Impossible!"
"Gambit gon' deal you a real fine hand!'' [throws exploding cards][sneaking into an enemy facility and finding it too easy] "Where's de challenge for dis still-proud master t'ief? Either Gambit better den he t'inks... [trap is sprung] ...or 'Gambit' been set up."
- The '90s animated version of Gambit. Used a little elsewhere, though not quite as much as he does it here. Definitely the arrogant version.
- Also, after making Christmas dinner: "Gambit does not make TV dinners!"
- Apocalypse's Horsemen were prone to using their own names in a sentence whenever possible. "Pestilence shall separate the weak from the strong!" "It's time to welcome Death, X-Men!"
- A Pimp Named Slickback in The Boondocks. And make sure you call him "A Pimp Named Slickback" or you'll set yourself up for a huge Pimp Smack.
- The Fairly Oddparents makes a quick joke about this in the episode where Wanda and her seemingly hotter blonde twin sister switch places in "Blondas Have More Fun." When Jorgen Von Strangle is yelling at the imposter Wanda for irresponsible wishes, Blonda snaps:
Blonda: Now you listen here jar-head!! I've been running around trying to keep Bucky McDeath Wish here happy, and what do I get?!
Blonda: A big musclehead YELLING AT ME ALL DAY!! Wow. I never realized how tough Wanda has it.
Jorgen: But this isn't about you! It's about your getting-less-hot-by-the-second sister Blonda! She won't kiss Doctor Poof EverWish and they're going to cancel All My Biceps!
Blonda: I'LL save the show! But you have to promise to stop blaming Wanda for everything!
Jorgen: I dunno why we are talking in third person, but okay. Jorgen will stop yelling at Wanda.
Blonda: And YOU! Stop with the extreme wishing or you'll be kissing Jorgen at MACH FOUR!!
Timmy: Yes! Timmy promises to stop his extreme wishing!
- Rolf on Ed, Edd n Eddy talks like this quite a bit. "Rolf sweats himself to understand your modern go-go world!"
- "THE BURDEN OF HOSPITALITY IS TOO GREAT FOR ROLF!"
- Also, Ed occasionally.
- Chestnut from that show called Chowder.
- Codename: Kids Next Door
- George, George, George of the Jungle speak third person too. AHHHHHHHH! AHHHHHHHH! Watch out for that... wait... tree doesn't rhyme with "too"!
- I.R. Baboon from I Am Weasel, though there's severe overlap with You No Take Candle.
- Drawn Together
- Foxxy Love frequently refers to herself as "The Foxxy".
- "Ling-Ling also do this!"
- The Spectacular Spider-Man
Mysterio: You dare call Mysterrrio a magician?! Fool! Mysterrio is no illusionist playing parlor tricks! Mysterrio is the master of the aracane arts!
Spider-Man: Well it seems to me "Mysterrrio" is the master of talking about himself in third person.
Spider-Man: Hey, Spidey never does anything easy! Aw, now you've got me talking in the third person! Just for that... (*Slam!*)
- Kraven the Hunter also does this in the very next episode. Spider-Man, naturally, lampshades it.
- R.E.G.I.S. from Megas XLR. The R.E.G.I.S. Mk5 is invincible. Your pathetic tropes cannot harm the R.E.G.I.S. Mk5, which is invincible.
- Wizard Kelly from The Proud Family.
- Phineas and Ferb
- Buford does this sometimes.
- Isabella too. She even asks her chihuahua to try.
- Kim Possible
- Robotboy has trouble with saying things like "I", "Me" and "You", sounding quite strained when using them.
- Grougaloragran, the ancient dragon in Wakfu, always uses his full name instead of "I", despite it being a mouthful.
- In fact, this speech pattern is followed by all the other sentient dragons with the exception of Adamai.
- There's also Ogrest who doesn't use self-referential pronouns as well.
- Yoshi from the Super Mario World animated series.
- When The Flash and Lex Luthor end up switching bodies in Justice League, Flash-In-Lex's-Body (FiLB) speaks about "I, Lex Luthor" quite a bit... of course, this is mostly played for laughs... and it works!
- Passlings from W.I.T.C.H. do this, Blunk being the most notable.
- Oberon in Gargoyles doesn't always refer to himself in the third person (often employing the Royal "We" instead), but slips into it if he's angry or making a dramatic pronouncement (which is often).
"Oberon does not compromise—Oberon commands!"
- Lemme tell you something, TV Tropes! Not mentioning Rath from Ben 10: Ultimate Alien makes Rath Really angry!!
- All of the characters on the preschool-targeted British / Canadian series Waybuloo inevitably refer to themselves in this manner. In fact, this is fairly common for many
- The Great and Powerful Trixie is insulted that she has yet to be glorified on this page!
- In "All Pupa'ed Out" from Miss Spiders Sunny Patch Friends, Cookie the caterpillar matures out of both this and Elmuh Fudd Syndwome in the space of just a couple days.
- In the Batman: The Animated Series episode that introduced Mr Freeze, Batman uses this when explaining his plans for the day to Alfred, due to involving both of his identities: "First Batman will do this, then Bruce Wayne will do that."
- On Doc McStuffins, Count Clarence, a cardboard bat toy, is this, and he always appends it with "the Magnificent."
- Ice Bear from We Bare Bears structures his sentences along the lines of "Ice Bear _____".