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Verbal Tic: Western Animation
  • Katnappé from Xiaolin Showdown is chock-full of puns of a feline nature. She proceeds to use them all the time.
  • Pinky from Pinky and the Brain had quite a few of these phrases, including "Narf", "Zort", "Poit", and after an episode involving mirrors, "Troz" (Pinky holds a piece of paper that reads "ZORT" on it up to the mirror to come up with that one, and it sticks). Some episodes give him a different word to say ("Fjord!" "Hark!" "Natch!" "Glarb!" "Merp!") Brain is not entirely immune either, as he frequently adds an over-emphatic "Yes!" after his sentences, for no particular reason.
    • There's also Bobby Bob Boffo the stupid man who works at the White House, he'll often say "Did" in the middle of his sentences and "Diddy" at the end of them.
  • The versions of Mega Man and Kid Icarus seen in Captain N: The Game Master affix the prefix "Mega-" and the suffix "-icus", respectively, to half the words that come out of their mouths. Game Boy is even worse, as Seanbaby points out in an issue of EGM-Not only does he make electronic beeps and blorts completely at random, he does it because he likes to-he moves his digital lips to accompany.
  • Megatron from Transformers: Beast Wars had a habit of finishing sentences with a drawn out yeessss, or occasionally, nnooo. (Not of the Big "NO!" variety, a very smooth one.) Watch here. This is because Megatron's Achilles' Heel happens to be his overblown sense of drama, yeeessssssss...
    • Shrapnel repeats the last word of his sentences, sentences.
    • Mixmaster did something similar on one occasion, and can Never Live It Down. It's a pretty characterful tic, you gotta admit; he repeats the first syllable of the last word/noun of a sentence, i.e. "auto-auto-auto-bots!", AND it sort of fits his name. It's a shame he didn't stick with it.
    • Armada's Tidal Wave has a penchant for beginning or ending (sometimes both) sentences with his own name. He's also a Hulk Speaker, and the fandom can never quite decide if he's that stupid, or if it's just some kind of speech impediment. In the original Japanese, Tidal Wave (called Shockwave) kept that tic when he upgraded to Mirage (called Shockfleet). He ended all his sentences with "Shock!". However, in the American dub Mirage didn't have the tic.
    • After being given his name, Wreck-Gar of Animated begins every sentence that pertains to himself with "I am Wreck-Gar!" The original Wreck-Gar, along with all the other Junkions, spoke almost exclusively in TV catch-phrases. As they put it "We talk TV!" This stems from the Junkions learning to speak by watching old television broadcasts from Earth.
      Wreck-Gar: Yes friends, act now, destroy Unicron! Kill the Grand Poobah! Eliminate even the toughest stains!
    • "Me Grimlock!"
    • Even in the Transformers: Shattered Glass Universe, I, Grimlock, who is gifted with remarkable intelligence, still speak with certain linguistic idiosyncrasies. Mus'nt complain to much, wot?
    • In the Japanese dub of Beast Wars, this was used to fill up every moment when no one was speaking, and several when someone was. For example, Silverbolt ended every sentence with desu, even though in the original, he's either in mid-conversation or silently brooding. We know he's a Large Ham, but come on.
    • Japanese-dub Beast Wars had two of these from Quickstrike - he'd end sentences with "gicchon" (Japanese for "snippety!"), and the cobra head on his tail would end with "ko", "bura", or "kobura" (verging on Pokémon Speak). And then there was Cheetor, who'd make a growling noise.
    • Scorponok often made the sound "ora" for no apparent reason, while Waspinator would end his sentences with a "buuun" sound (which I'm assuming is the Japanese onomatopoeia for buzzing).
    • Warpath from the original cartoon had it so bad - it was rare to hear him go more than four or five words without a pow or zowie.
    • Mention of Omega Supreme: Not found. Problem: easily corrected.
    • Soundwave: Superior. Omega Supreme: Inferior.
    • Shrapnel repeats the last word of his sentences. Sentences...
    • In the Marvel comic, Runamuck tended to give a short laugh at the end of each sentence, heh-heh.
    • Naturally, this lead to Memetic Mutation among the fans that he and his buddy Runabout were the Decepticon versions of Beavis And Butthead.
    • Beast Wars Inferno thought he was an actual ant. As such, the base is called the colony, Megatron is the Queen, the other Predacons are drones, and those who threaten the colony shall BUUUUUUUURN! FOR THE ROYALTY!
      Megatron: Inferno, aid Quickstrike.
      Inferno: Yes, my Queen.
      Dinobot: I was not aware you had given yourself a new title.
      Megatron: [quickly] The ant has faulty programming, but his loyalty is without question.
  • While on the topic of Transformers lets remind ourselves of all of the Transformers Animated examples! Although most of them are a little more "Talks complete gibberish" than "Verbal Tic" But it still happens!
    • In the Japanese version of the series Lugnut feels the need to say "ttsu" in every sentence
    • His fanatic loyalty makes for some interesting lines, especially if he is saying anything in regards to his grand and GLORIOUS leader.
    "STASIS LOCK ITSELF COULD NOT DETER ME FROM YOUR GRAND AND GLORIOUS PLAN, OH WISE AND NOBLE MEGATRON!"
    • Me Grimlock talk just like G1.
    • Blurr talks incredibly fast (He is voiced by the fastest talking person ever, John Moschitta Jr.)
    • Jazz speaks in beatnik slang, you dig?
    • Jetstorm & Jetfire also speak insanely broken Engrish. Although it does sound more like a "Second language" deal when coupled with the Russian accents.
    • Blitzwing..... It doesn't count as a verbal tyic but he has three different voices which in itself is a verbal tic (Well, he does have 3 heads)
    • Wasp-bot speak strange! Annoys reader-bot!
    • The Starscream clones have verbal tics but that is because of their personalities (It can still be counted, though or at least Ramjet can)
    • Ramjet: Compulsive Liar, Sunstorm: Suck-Up, Thundercracker: Egomaniac, Skywarp: Coward. Slipstream may or may not count since we don't know what part of Starscream she embodies (and likely never will).
    • Perceptor has a "Stephen Hawking"-esque voice (actually the same software being used to create his lines.) All There in the Manual says it's because he deleted his emotions and personality, though in the show he's more of a Tin Man.
    • Warpath (Bam, Pow) talks really weird like he has tourettes and causes him to mutter Onomatopoetic words related to Stuff Blowing Up. Less so than G1, at least in the show.
    • Listen up, ya mooks! Yous palookas are gonna join Dirt Boss' crew, and you're gonna like it!
    • LOL Da H34DM4S73R is L33t wit hs 1nt3rn37 sl4n9
    • Slo-Mo likes to use a synonym for anything.
    • Yon Angry Archer has a preferably dry wit outmatched by his silver tongue
  • And then, the post-series comics made for certain events add more, with new characters and sometimes fleshing out the background 'bots:
    • MOTORRRRRRRRRRMASTER TAAAAAAAAAAAAAALK LIKE RANDYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY SAAAAAAAAVVVVVAAAGGGGEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • Beachcomber, like totally talks like a surfer dude, ya dig?
    • Subject: Dug Base. Speech Impediment: What do you think? This makes him sound more like G1 Soundwave than even Animated Soundwave did, as Animated Soundwave speaks in the same pretty vocoded monotone but is able to give full sentences.
    • Wheelie has nothing wrong with his voice, for this fate he shall rejoice!
    • Pipes and-a Huffer always talk like-a Italian stereotype. They've basically been reimagined as Autobot Mario and Luigi.
    • Carrera is a nutcase. There. He talks like a sports announcer all the time. But, weirdly enough, Bumper thinks this will lower his chances of being a sports announcer. Sarcasm Mode mode much?
    • Glyph cant help but recite phrases mě languages lahe ayswirä.
    • Cyclonus likes to swoop in like a vast predatory bird and close a sentence with a Furmanism. Can he do less? Also, he likes to give a short, sharp lesson to any Autobots and give them a world of pain and he cannot, will not die screaming. He knows the end is near but he never did want to live forever.
  • Teen Titans
    • Beast Boy tends to randomly add Dude to his sentences.
    • Starfire was also prone to this, yes?
  • In Gravedale High, Frankentyke has one, man!
  • Fred Fredburger in The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy. Yes! Along with Irwin, yo.
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show has Daisy the Cow, who has a tendency to quietly say "moo" at the end of his sentences.
  • South Park:
    • Mr. Mackey, mmmkay? In one episode, he's speaking Spanish, and ends his sentences with "mmmbien"?
    • Jimmy has a habit of saying "very much" at the end of sentences, very much.
    • TIMMEH!
    • Mr. Slave has "Jesus Christ!"
    • Cartman says "seriously" both in the correct usage ("Seriously, you guys!"), and also where anyone else would normally say "serious" ("I'm seriously!").
    • Magician and cult leader David Blaine tends to end sentences with "twaaa."
    • Their parody of Mickey Mouse ended all of his sentences with his signature "huh-huh" laugh. This is kind of disturbing when he's kicking a Jonas Brother until he bleeds.
    • In an early-season episode, the plane'arium director / baddie hypnotist fibs that he has a medical condition that prevents him from pronouncing the "T" in plane'arium. He was hoping to one day get a bone-marrow transplant (he pronounced that fine).
    • Michael "Jefferson" randomly inserted "Hee-hee!", "Ohhh!", "Chamone!", and "Ditabederjah!" into his sentences.
    • The "vampire" leader in the episode "The Ungroundable" frequently ends his sentences with "per se," per se.
    • The bikers in "The F Word" tend to randomly make motorcycle revving noises.
    • The pimps in "Butters' Bottom Bitch" have "You know what I'm sayin'?" Butters adopts this phrase but in a rather uncool way: "Do you know what I am saying?"
    • Cartman and Butters think that all Chinese people begin sentences with "Forgive-a-ness, prease!" and "Excuse, prease!"
    • Darryl Weathers and his crew of hicks are famous for their angry shout of "THEY TOOK OUR JOBS!" which, the more they say it, degenerates into gibberish: "DEY TURK ER JERBS!" "DURKUR DURR!"
  • On Family Guy, Glenn Quagmire's characteristic "Giggity giggity goo", "All right", and "Oh!" may have contributed to him becoming one of the most popular characters on the show.
  • Chuck White from American Dad!, ha-HA!
  • In an episode of SpongeBob SquarePants, the titular character gets stuck in "Rock Bottom," where everyone interjects "thbbbbbt" noises randomly into their sentences, and can't understand the "accent" of anyone who doesn't do the same.
  • ThunderCats
    • Snarf often ends his sentences with his own name. Snarfer did it with his name as well. (And as far as we know that is his name. Most uncreative parents ever.)
    • Slythe was also fond of adding "yessss?" to the end of his sentences.
      • This is because his true tic was Sssssnaketalk. Apparently Viewers Are Morons and won't realize it if he can't do it with every line ever, so if there aren't any enough sibiliants to drag out, he'll have a non-sequitur "yessss" thrown in for him to do it with, yesssss?
    • The Berzerkers would repeat the last word or phrase of a sentence a couple of times (a couple of times! a couple of times!)
    • Ben Gali tended to growl. It was half Narm, half sexy.
    • Chilla had to use ice puns as often as possible.
  • Serpentor from G.I. Joe debatably had such a tic, as he took his Catch Phrase to tic-like levels. THIS, I COMMAND!
    • Metal-Head also tended out to yell "FIRE! FIRE!" and/or "BANG! BANG! BANG!" Granted, it was because the numerous missile pods strapped to his limbs and shoulders were voice activated, but he really liked Stuff Blowing Up. To where he kinda couldn't help it any more, more than once getting so excited just THINKING about it, he accidentally launched several missiles while still in a Cobra base.
  • Flownominal of The Boondocks ends nearly every sentence with "Naw mean?". In an episode where Riley and Grandad watch too much BET, they can't stop interspersing and ending their sentences with "y'feel me?" and "dog."
  • One episode of The Tick featured a tribe of pseudo-Aztecs who said "-itlan" at the end of each sentence. (They were actually an abandoned soccer team who got their knowledge of Aztec culture from a badly written pulp novel.) They were doing it on purpose, to sound more Aztec. When Carmelita asked what all the "itlan" nonsense is, the team captain calls out to the rest of them, "I declare that we shall all stop saying itlan, itlan!"
    • The Sewer Urchin definitely says definitely, definitely!
  • Boomhauer of King of the Hill has an incredible array of verbal tics which have a tendency to consume his sentences like some horrifying cancerous growth. Combine this with the speed at which he speaks, and it can make his comments very difficult to dang-ol' understand, man.
    • Hank's "I tell you what", too. He says it after almost every sentence.
  • The Simpsons
    • Ned Flanders peppers ran-diddly-andom words with odd sounds like "diddly" and "doodly". This trait appears to run in his extended family. When Ned finally has a nervous breakdown, the sentence devolves into "-diddly-doodly-" until he's dragged away. It comes to light that this tic is an ineffective release valve for Ned's repressed negative emotions, as a result of being spanked from a hyperactive child into a model citizen. Notably, when he breaks down in "Hurricane Neddy", he lashes out at the town ("Aw hell diddley-ding-dong crap! Can't you morons do anything right?) and the tic disappears for a while. At one point it's revealed that Ned even writes the "diddly" part of his speech.
    • In the episode "E-I-E-I- (Annoyed Grunt)" there's a Southern colonel who adds "I say" into the middle of every other sentence, for example "Sir, I say Sir, it's time for our duel!" This is based on Foghorn Leghorn.
    • Er, ah, Mayor, er, ah, Quimby. Whose accent and speech patterns were based on the late Senator Ted Kennedy.
    • Marge's disapproving "Hmmm..." and Homer's annoyed/despairing "Ohhhh...!"
    • Professor GLAYVEN-MAYVEN Frink. Oh, for Glayven out loud! With a heaping helping of Oh God, with the Verbing!
    • Then there's the security guard from "Marge Be Not Proud", uhuh, he has one of these, that's right. Capice?
    • Spoofed at the end of the episode "Bart Gets Famous":
    Homer: D'OH!
    Bart: Ay, caramba!
    Marge: Hmmm...
    Maggie: [suck, suck]
    Grampa: Hello!
    Flanders: Hi-da-lee-ho!
    Nelson: Haw, haw!
    Mr. Burns Ekkk-sellent!
    [awkward pause]
    Lisa (disgusted): If anyone wants me, I'll be in my room.
    [leaves]
  • Kevin French from Mission Hill has a tendency to say "bling, blong" whenever he's nervous or trying to concentrate on something.
  • Animaniacs
    • The Director. And all his wacky henchmen with the "HOY-yal!" and "Freunleven!" This is because The Director is a parody of Jerry Lewis.
    • Yakko tends to stammer/draw out the word "I" when it begins a sentence to emphasize discomfort or, well, to just sound a little more sarcastic, leading to, "Yaaaaaaaaahhhhh I don't think so," or variations thereof. If the sentence doesn't start with "I" he'll just take on a long "Ahhhh" at the beginning.
      • Once spoofed when he was having more trouble than usual thinking up a quip, and drew out the "Ahhhh" so long it started to sound like he was choking.
    • Wakko had "Faboo!"
    • Runt definitely, definitely, definitely says "definitely" a lot.
    • Sort of lampshaded in the Macarena parody, "Macadamia Nut," which ends each verse with a different character's Verbal Tic.
  • Ducky, from The Land Before Time, ends most sentences with either "yep, yep, yep" or "nope, nope, nope."
  • Phil Ken Sebben from Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law punctuates every other phrase with a "Ha-HA!" followed by a double entendre or non sequitur .
  • In The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Sam ends every statement with "yeah." One time he even did it in song.
  • Kim Possible
    • Motor Ed seriously can't talk two sentences, seriously, without using the word seriously, seriously. Seriously, it's lampshaded every time when someone seriously mimics his seriously expression.
      • How do the villains find each other? In Drakken's and Motor Ed's case, they're related:
      Kim: Seriously?
      Drakken/Ed: Seriously.
    • Dementor has a habit of speaking AS THOUGH CAPSLOCK IS ZE CRUISE CONTROL FOR COOL!!!!! He also has ze German style of speech, yes.
  • The hick wolf from the Tex Avery cartoon Billy Boy repeated the last word of his sentences several times times times times times.
  • Beavis and Butt-Head
    • Butt-Head begins many of his sentences with "Uhhh?", while Beavis laughs before he talks.
    • Both boys tend to laugh when they're not talking.
    • And David Van Driessen, like Mr. Mackey in South Park, ends sentences with "mkay".
    • Beavis also has a habit of saying "Hey, how's it goin'?" and "Yeah, me too."
  • Futurama
    • A sentient galaxy that may or may not be God has a habit of ending sentences with "my good chum."
    • Morbo the Newsmonster typically begins sentences with variations on "Pathetic humans" and ends them with variants of "I WILL DESTROY YOU!"
    • Richard Nixon's head peppers his speech with "Aroo".
    • SURELY YOU HAVE NOT FORGOTTEN ABOUT LRRR, RULER OF THE PLANET OMICRON PERSEI 8?!
    • Futurama also featureses Sal, who tends to ends randoms wordses with additional esses, evens if theys alreadys gots 'em.
    • Bender never says the word "me" without adding "Bender" after it.
    • The giant chicken prosecutor has a tendency to say "Ba-kaw!"
    • Hubert Farnsworth not only pronounces the H in "wh" words, but pronounces an H in words that don't have it. Since this hypercorrection is fairly consistent, it's not as readily noticeable as when Stewie does it.
    Farnsworth: Whell, let's get started.
    • Zapp Brannigan has a habit of elongating the last syllable of a sentence. Billy West says he does this to imitate radio announcers who love the sound of their own voice.
  • Daria
    • Mr. DeMartino, who was even more high-strung than Principal McVicker on Beavis and Butt-Head, would EMphasize certain WORDS when chastising or complaining about anything or anyone, complete with his left eye bulging in a terrifying fashion.
    • Jake's angry "GAHHHH!", occasionally emphasized with a "DAMMIT!" There's even a song dedicated to it.
    • Sandi's disapproving "Gee," followed by uttering the name of whoever she's gee-ing at.
    • Brittany's perky cheerleader squeak.
    • Tiffannnnyyyyyy the Asiiiiiaaaaaannnn Airhead seems to draaaaagggggg her words in monooooootooooone at everrrrryy two or threeeeee sentences.
  • Whenever Donald Duck realizes something he'll shout "Quack!" as an exclamation, instead of humming or grumbling he'll quack instead, and when he's really mad he'll go into a series of furious quacks.
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy
    • Ed sometimes randomly shouts "Buttered Toast!" or "Gravy!", once during an argument between the threesome all Ed was saying was "Buttered Toast!".
    • Kevin's "Dorks!". In the beginning, he only said it to the Ed's faces, but after a while he would find it impossible to stand closer than 20 feet from an Ed without muttering "dork!" all the time.
    • Double D also had a habit of saying things three times, especially phrases like "Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear!" and "Messy, messy, messy..."
  • Snagglepuss has a number of verbal tics, catchphrases even, along the lines of "Heavens to Murgatroyd" or "Exit stage left," even.
  • Skeeter of Doug makes a honking noise occasionally. It's revealed in one episode that he doesn't even realize he's doing it.
  • Jacob Two-Two earned his nickname because, as the youngest child in his big family, he's used to saying things twice. Twice!
    • Also, resident bully Quigley is known for inhaling sharply and suddenly for no apparent reason.
  • Toki and Skwissgar from Metalocalypse tends to pluralisings their words unnecessarily, and be havings a bad grasp of English grammars.
    • Dildos.
    • Pickles sports a number of Wisconsinisms, such as changing "th"s to "t"s, ex: He call Nathan "Natan".
    • Dr. Rockzo tends to start random words with "ka-ka-ka". As in "I need your ka-ka-ka help!" or "I do ka-ka-ka COCAINE!"
    • The band's manager, while worlds more eloquent than they will ever be, still can't seem to go a sentence without pausing at least once.
  • Looney Tunes
    • As mentioned...I say, as mentioned before, Foghorn Leghorn is prone to doing this...prone, that is (one short lampshades this with a sleeping Foghorn going "(snore), I say...(snore), that is...). This was borrowed from Senator Claghorn, a character on Fred Allen's hugely popular radio show. Foghorn predated the debut of Claghorn by a few months, but once Claghorn became popular, the Warner staff turned Foghorn into a very blatant Expy of Claghorn. And eclipsed him, eventually.
    • Daffy Duck who, when irritated, ends almost every sentence with an aggressive "bub!", and Bugs Bunny who seems to believe everyone he talks to has a Doctorate...
    • In In the short Little Red Riding Rabbit, Red Riding Hood as a verbal tic to haaave.
  • The Fairly OddParents
    • Mr. Crocker did this in at - FAIRY GODPARENTS!! - least once an episode when he appears.
    • Does Chet Ubetcha also count? You betcha (but not very often, though).
    • Doug Dimmadome, who can't just say Doug Dimmadome without mentioning he is in fact the owner of the Dimmsdale Dimmadome.
  • Bobby's mother has been known to do this, don'cha know
  • Yo! Rocky Ratrock (from The Flintstone Kids) would like to have a word with you.
  • Any of Joe E. Ross's animated roles, where he does his trademark "Ooh, Ooh!" Fangface (and his human alter-ego Fangs) also did this, possibly as a tribute to him.
  • Like, wow. I'm surprised no one mentioned Shaggy. ZOINKS!.
    • Velma often said "Jinkies!" when she found a clue or became frightened.
  • In Codename: Kids Next Door, Numbuh 5's father (a parody of Bill Cosby) was like this, with the habit, and the frequency...oh, you know what I'm talkin' about.
  • In the Canadian series C.L.Y.D.E., does the head computer bug (colored red) sometimes fall into this? "Yes or no!?"
  • Strawberry Shortcake is berry famous for "berry talk", most frequently substituting the word "berry" for "very". In the 1980s animated specials, her nemesis the Purple Pieman is berry annoyed by this, to the point that she can use the tic as a threat. He can never resist a little scat-singing-and-dancing every time he introduces himself or someone else recognizes him. Also from the '80s specials is Angel Cake in "Pets on Parade": Begging your pardon, she's unfailingly polite to the point that she works the phrases "begging your pardon", "please", or "thank you" into her speeches at every opportunity, thank you please.
  • A lot of animated shows involving a vampire will have the lead vampire say "Bluh! Bluh!" either at the beginning or end of his sentences.
  • WordGirl villain the Whammer tends to replace random words in his sentences with the word "wham" or "whammer." So he often says things like "this is gonna be whammer" or "let's wham this thing" or "are you whamming to me?" He also ends every sentence with the phrase "yeah!"
  • Phineas and Ferb has Bob Webber, okay? *finger snap* "Okaaaay!"
    • Meap!
    • Khaka Peu Peu finishes practically every sentence with the phrase "Thank you very much," thank you very much.
  • Probably not the Ur Example, but still older than most or all other examples in this section are The Smurfs who like to replace random words in their sentences with "Smurf"
  • Courage the Cowardly Dog: Oh Freaky Fred, never haughty, has a verbal tic that's quite...Nauuughty.
  • In Regular Show, Mordecai and Rigby repeat a "Hm! Hm! Hm!" tic, which seems to state agreement and/or amusement.
  • Daggett from The Angry Beavers tends to inject "Eh" into his sentences when confused or angry.
    Daggett: Stupid EH! Stupid EH! Stupid EH!
    • Invader Zim, also voiced by Richard Horovitz, does the same thing.
  • On The Amazing World of Gumball, the title character has a tendency to squeak, especially when he's yelling.
  • Snap from ChalkZone often puts the word "bucko" into his sentences.
  • Vince from Recess, man.
  • Cow from Cow and Chicken, moooo!
  • In Hey Arnold!, Lila is ever so prone to insert the words "ever so" into her sentences ever so often.
    • Monkeyman has been known to, Monkeyman, use his, Monkeyman, name in his, Monkeyman, sentences.
  • The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack has Doctor Barber... Hmmm?... Yes?
  • Uncle from Jackie Chan Adventures whenever he was annoyed or agitated he would shout "Aieyaah!" and when notifying others he would say "Hacha!", in one episode Jade absorbs Uncle's chi to save her from the Chi Vampire and she starts using his tics.
  • Cool McCool had a verbal tic of constantly saying things in spoonerisms.
    McCool: For your crimes, Owl, you'll get 30 days on word seed and butter...er, bird seed and water.
  • Klunk's verbal tic on Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines was speaking in weird noises. Zilly would translate.
  • In Dexter's Laboratory, we not only have Dexter overly pronouncing his la-BOR-atory every time (among the rest of his inexplicable accent), but in his introductory episode his Arch-Nemesis Mandark has a strange, staccato laugh. "HA, HA HA! HA, HAHA, HA HA!" In Mandark's later day in the limelight episode we find out he not only laughs like this every time, but everything from laughing to crying to brushing his teeth to chewing his food is done with the same rhythm. It's also apparently inherited, since when his mother taps her foot impatiently, yes, it's tap, tap-tap, tap tap-tap tap-tap.
  • Dr. Psychobos on Ben 10: Omniverse has a tendency to end his sentences with "and I use the term loosely", usually when the term in question can't be used loosely.
    • Emperor Milleous's voice has a tendency to start off sounding serious and then become whiny.
  • The Satanic leader from Moral Orel likes to say "And what not" at every end of the sentence and what not.
  • Dr. Pretorius of The Mask constantly pronounces the titular character's last name as "Ipp-kiss."
  • In Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch, being that they're all talking cars, motorcycles and other vehicles, various characters (all except Wheelie, who can only "speak" using various "car horn" sounds) often use car engine sounds as their verbal tics, but Revs (one of the Chopper Bunch) is especially prone to this.
  • From My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Suri Polomare, the villain of the season 4 episode "Rarity Takes Manehattan", tends to end her sentences with "m'kay?"
  • In My Little Pony G3, pretty much everyone had a Catch Phrase; however, Thistle Whistle's speech was full of whistling noises, to the point that on a human it would be a clear case of Tourette's. Also, Rainbow Dash is known for pretty much having FIM Rarity's personality, which does include the use of "Darling." However, G3 Dash managed to say it in almost every sentence, and sometimes multiple times (for example, "That's a darling idea, darling!" or, when the missing Wysteria, Pinkie Pie, and Zipzee turned up again, "It's our darlings, darling!") to the point where you can't make a Drinking Game of it because if you take a shot every time she says it you'll be dead from alcohol poisoning by minute ten.
  • In the Hanna-Barbera tv special "The Adventures Of Robin Hoodnik" Little John (who's an anthropomorphic bear) inserts "Ah" in the beginning or middle of his sentences, and the Sheriff of Nottingham's henchman Oxx begins many of his sentences with "Ooh,Ooh!".
  • Black Steve has one too, bitch!
  • Mr. Jinks from the Pixie and Dixie shorts has, like, his own set of verbal tics, y'know.
  • Ladies and gentlemen! Do YOU like characters with odd verbal tics? Do you wish there was one in the fine cartoon program Darkwing Duck? Well look no further than Darkwing's foe theee LIQUIDATOR, who constantly talks as if he was filming a commercial!

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