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** In the episode "Final Cut", there Society of Assassins member Mutro Botha; he didn't truly die (physical), but what Curare did to him reduced him to a vegetative state. And seeing as he was just as much a hired killer as Curare and had blackmailed Terry into helping him by planting a bomb capable of destroying Gotham, it was hard to feel sorry for him.

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** In the episode "Final Cut", there is Society of Assassins member Mutro Botha; he didn't truly die (physical), but what Curare did to him reduced him to a vegetative state. And seeing as he was just as much a hired killer as Curare and had blackmailed Terry into helping him by planting a bomb capable of destroying Gotham, it was hard to feel sorry for him.



* ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker'' has Bonk and the Joker himself. Upon the Joker's revival the Jokerz gang are initially thrilled to see their idol and relinquish leadership of the gang to him. However, rather than become an effective EvilMentor to these youth, all he ever seems to do is berate them for not doing things as he would. Eventually Bonk has had enough and essentially declares that the Joker has them running around aimlessly grabbing everything but cash, doesn't seem to have a real plan and keeps telling them that they're doing things wrong. His rant ends with him saying that he wants out. The joker responds by t drawing a gun . Bonk smiles nervously and says he was only joking. The Joker pulls the trigger revealing a flag that says "bang "and says he was joking as well. Everyone laughs, only for the flag to be fired out of the gun and into Bonk's Body. He dies instantly.[[{{Irony}} Ironically,]] Joker dies the same way during the film, at the hands of [[spoiler:Tim Drake]]. Whom he kidnapped and tortured.

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* ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker'' has Bonk and the Joker himself. Upon the Joker's revival the Jokerz gang are initially thrilled to see their idol and relinquish leadership of the gang to him. However, rather than become an effective EvilMentor to these youth, all he ever seems to do is berate them for not doing things as he would. Eventually Bonk has had enough and essentially declares that the Joker has them running around aimlessly grabbing everything but cash, doesn't seem to have a real plan and keeps telling them that they're doing things wrong. His rant ends with him saying that he wants out. The joker Joker responds by t drawing a gun .gun. Bonk smiles nervously and says he was only joking. The Joker pulls the trigger revealing a flag that says "bang "and says he was joking as well. Everyone laughs, only for the flag to be fired out of the gun and into Bonk's Body. He dies instantly.[[{{Irony}} Ironically,]] Joker dies the same way during the film, at the hands of [[spoiler:Tim Drake]]. Whom he kidnapped and tortured.



* Whenever Eustace gets killed in ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' (which tends to [[TheyKilledKennyAgain happen a lot]]) he qualifies; often he's the one who get himself, Muriel, and Courage into whatever mess that kills him in the first place.

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* Whenever Eustace gets killed in ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' (which tends to [[TheyKilledKennyAgain happen a lot]]) he qualifies; often he's the one who get gets himself, Muriel, and Courage into whatever mess that kills him in the first place.


* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls:'' Dick Hardly gets killed by his creations, the ''Powerpuff Girls Extreme'' along with his factory exploding. It's impossible to feel bad for him, considering how selfish and that he was [[WouldHurtAChild willing to kill the real Powerpuff Girls]] to get money.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls:'' Dick Hardly gets killed by his creations, the ''Powerpuff Girls Extreme'' along with his factory exploding. It's impossible to feel bad for him, considering how selfish and that he was [[WouldHurtAChild willing to kill the real Powerpuff Girls]] to get money.


* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Mr. Burns would potentially have been this had he not survived the events of "Who Shot Mr. Burns". (That was the whole idea of the {{Cliffhanger}}; practically ''everyone'' in Springfield wanted to kill him, and in many cases, few would have blamed them, due to Burns's unusually extensive asshole behavior lately.) However, not only did he survive, the shooting was an accident (maybe, the ending leaves it ambiguous) making it a Subversion twice-over.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Mr. Burns would potentially have been this had he not survived the events of "Who Shot Mr. Burns". (That was the whole idea of the {{Cliffhanger}}; practically ''everyone'' in Springfield wanted to kill him, and in many cases, few would have blamed them, due to Burns's Burns' unusually extensive asshole behavior lately.) However, not only did he survive, the shooting was an accident (maybe, the ending leaves it ambiguous) making it a Subversion twice-over.



** One episode has Peter and his friends accidently kill the hook-handed war veteran custodian of the local abandoned asylum after he scared them during a session of working on a horror screen play. They spend the episode going out of their mind with paranoia of being discovered and almost turn on eachother, but at the end of the episode, it's revealed by a newspaper headline that the man was actually a local KKK leader and graverobber who stole war medals.

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** One episode has Peter and his friends accidently kill the hook-handed war veteran custodian of the local abandoned asylum after he scared them during a session of working on a horror screen play. They spend the episode going out of their mind with paranoia of being discovered and almost turn on eachother, each other, but at the end of the episode, it's revealed by a newspaper headline that the man was actually a local KKK leader and graverobber who stole war medals.



** Admiral Zhao. He is cruel and sneaky, and brutally persecutes the Avatar. On his way, he will attack and burn down any village that has helped the Avatar and his friends. In the northern waters, he wants to kill the two lunar spirits, to plunge the world into chaos. But to his bad luck, the spirit of the ocean decides to punish him. But technically, he is not killed but banished to the spirit world.
** The fiance of Princess Yue also qualifies for it. He wants to marry her, though he knows that she is a forced marriage to her, and that she loves another boy. He does not love her, but simply wants to rise in the hierarchy, and also behaves very arrogantly. Finally, he would fight against Admiral Zhao. It is unknown whether he was actually killed, but you can not see him after the battle.

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** Admiral Zhao. He is cruel and sneaky, and brutally persecutes the Avatar. On his way, he will attack and burn down any village that has helped the Avatar and his friends. In the northern waters, he wants to kill the two lunar spirits, to plunge the world into chaos. But to his bad luck, the spirit of the ocean decides to punish him. But technically, he is not isn't killed but banished to the spirit world.
** The fiance of Princess Yue also qualifies for it. He wants to marry her, though he knows that she is a forced marriage to her, and that she loves another boy. He does not doesn't love her, but simply wants to rise in the hierarchy, and also behaves very arrogantly. Finally, he would fight against Admiral Zhao. It is It's unknown whether he was actually killed, but you can not can't see him after the battle.


** Verko, the naked mole rat crime boss of Kludgetown in [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie2017 the movie]] happens to become this. He shows up at one point to buy the Mane Six and Spike off Capper's paws, only for [[TheHeavy Tempest Shadow]], the [[BigBad Storm King's]] lieutenant to show up. Verko distracts her by gushing over how cute she is and asking what tricks she knows. Tempest, of course, responds by electrocuting him. Given how he was going to buy the main characters, it's hard to muster up sympathy for him.

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** Verko, the naked mole rat crime boss of Kludgetown Klugetown in [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie2017 the movie]] happens to become this. He shows up at one point to buy the Mane Six and Spike off Capper's paws, only for [[TheHeavy Tempest Shadow]], the [[BigBad Storm King's]] lieutenant to show up. Verko distracts her by gushing over how cute she is and asking what tricks she knows. Tempest, of course, responds by electrocuting him. Given how he was going to buy the main characters, it's hard to muster up sympathy for him.


* ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'': Good luck finding ''anyone'' who sympathizes with [[BrattyHalfPint D.W.]] when Arthur punches her right in the arm, right after she thoughtlessly wrecked Arthur's model plane and [[NeverMyFault refused to acknowledge her own actions.]]


** Also, some fans find it difficult to feel bad for her in one episode when the Tibble Twins smash her with a wooden swing set (and is considered by some to be one of their more awesome moments), considering all the other times she was an absolutely insufferable KarmaHoudini.


* ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'': Good luck finding ''anyone'' who sympathizes with [[BrattyHalfPint D.W.]] when Arthur punches her in the arm, right after she thoughtlessly wrecked Arthur's model plane and refused to acknowledge her own actions.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'': Good luck finding ''anyone'' who sympathizes with [[BrattyHalfPint D.W.]] when Arthur punches her right in the arm, right after she thoughtlessly wrecked Arthur's model plane and [[NeverMyFault refused to acknowledge her own actions. actions.]]


** Some fans also find it difficult to feel bad for her in one episode, when the Tibble Twins smash her with a wooden swing set (and is considered by some to be one of their more awesome moments), considering all the other times she was an absolutely insufferable KarmaHoudini.

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** Some Also, some fans also find it difficult to feel bad for her in one episode, episode when the Tibble Twins smash her with a wooden swing set (and is considered by some to be one of their more awesome moments), considering all the other times she was an absolutely insufferable KarmaHoudini.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'': Good luck finding ''anyone'' who sympathizes with [[BrattyHalfPint D.W.]] when Arthur punches her in the arm, right after she thoughtlessly wrecked Arthur's model plane and refused to acknowledge her own actions.
** Some fans also find it difficult to feel bad for her in one episode, when the Tibble Twins smash her with a wooden swing set (and is considered by some to be one of their more awesome moments), considering all the other times she was an absolutely insufferable KarmaHoudini.


** Ian [[MeaningfulName Peek]] also qualifies. He is a reporter that gains the power to make himself intangible and invisible. He uses said power to dig up dirt on celebrities and expose it. He finds out Terry's true identity and just before he is able to reveal it, Terry tries to beat him to the punch and tells his family that he's Batman. [[CassandraTruth It goes about well as you'd expect.]] Terry resigns himself to silence, figuring that once his picture is shown, they'll believe him. The broadcast is interrupted abruptly. Naturally, Terry suspects that something is wrong. It turns out that in all his eavesdropping, Ian Lost control of his power and is consequently passing through everything solid. Terry tries in vain to save him before realizing that it's pointless and asking Bruce what will happen to him. Bruce surmises that Ian will just keep falling[[FateWorseThanDeath Until he reaches the center]] [[HoistByHisOwnPetard of the earth]]. Being a reporter is one thing, but browbeating everyone with the shameful things they do in secret for the ratings and snooping in on their private lives to do so is another.

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** Ian [[MeaningfulName Peek]] also qualifies. He is a reporter that gains the power to make himself intangible and invisible. He uses said power to dig up dirt on celebrities and expose it. He finds out Terry's true identity and just before he is able to reveal it, Terry tries to beat him to the punch and tells his family that he's Batman. [[CassandraTruth It goes about well as you'd expect.]] Terry resigns himself to silence, figuring that once his picture is shown, they'll believe him. The broadcast is interrupted abruptly. Naturally, Terry suspects that something is wrong. It turns out that in all his eavesdropping, Ian Lost control of his power and is consequently passing through everything solid. Terry tries in vain to save him before realizing that it's pointless and asking Bruce what will happen to him. Bruce surmises that Ian will just keep falling[[FateWorseThanDeath Until falling [[FateWorseThanDeath until he reaches the center]] [[HoistByHisOwnPetard of the earth]]. Being a reporter is one thing, but browbeating everyone with the shameful things they do in secret for the ratings and snooping in on their private lives to do so is another.


** One episode has Peter and his friends accidently kill the hook-handed war veteran custodian of the local abandoned asylum after he scared them during a session of working on a horror screen play. They spend the episode going out of their mind with paranoia of being discovered and almost turn on eachother, but at the end of the episode, its revealed by a newspaper headline that the man was actually a local KKK leader and graverobber who stole war medals.

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** One episode has Peter and his friends accidently kill the hook-handed war veteran custodian of the local abandoned asylum after he scared them during a session of working on a horror screen play. They spend the episode going out of their mind with paranoia of being discovered and almost turn on eachother, but at the end of the episode, its it's revealed by a newspaper headline that the man was actually a local KKK leader and graverobber who stole war medals.

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** Ian [[MeaningfulName Peek]] also qualifies. He is a reporter that gains the power to make himself intangible and invisible. He uses said power to dig up dirt on celebrities and expose it. He finds out Terry's true identity and just before he is able to reveal it, Terry tries to beat him to the punch and tells his family that he's Batman. [[CassandraTruth It goes about well as you'd expect.]] Terry resigns himself to silence, figuring that once his picture is shown, they'll believe him. The broadcast is interrupted abruptly. Naturally, Terry suspects that something is wrong. It turns out that in all his eavesdropping, Ian Lost control of his power and is consequently passing through everything solid. Terry tries in vain to save him before realizing that it's pointless and asking Bruce what will happen to him. Bruce surmises that Ian will just keep falling[[FateWorseThanDeath Until he reaches the center]] [[HoistByHisOwnPetard of the earth]]. Being a reporter is one thing, but browbeating everyone with the shameful things they do in secret for the ratings and snooping in on their private lives to do so is another.
* ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker'' has Bonk and the Joker himself. Upon the Joker's revival the Jokerz gang are initially thrilled to see their idol and relinquish leadership of the gang to him. However, rather than become an effective EvilMentor to these youth, all he ever seems to do is berate them for not doing things as he would. Eventually Bonk has had enough and essentially declares that the Joker has them running around aimlessly grabbing everything but cash, doesn't seem to have a real plan and keeps telling them that they're doing things wrong. His rant ends with him saying that he wants out. The joker responds by t drawing a gun . Bonk smiles nervously and says he was only joking. The Joker pulls the trigger revealing a flag that says "bang "and says he was joking as well. Everyone laughs, only for the flag to be fired out of the gun and into Bonk's Body. He dies instantly.[[{{Irony}} Ironically,]] Joker dies the same way during the film, at the hands of [[spoiler:Tim Drake]]. Whom he kidnapped and tortured.

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** Verko, the naked mole rat crime boss of Kludgetown in [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie2017 the movie]] happens to become this. He shows up at one point to buy the Mane Six and Spike off Capper's paws, only for [[TheHeavy Tempest Shadow]], the [[BigBad Storm King's]] lieutenant to show up. Verko distracts her by gushing over how cute she is and asking what tricks she knows. Tempest, of course, responds by electrocuting him. Given how he was going to buy the main characters, it's hard to muster up sympathy for him.


* ''MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': During "Putting Your Hoof Down", most of Ponyville seems to have been transplanted with jerks who repeatedly hassle and mistreat Fluttershy, just so her eventual flip out and getting back at them seems more justified.

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During "Putting Your Hoof Down", most of Ponyville seems to have been transplanted with jerks who repeatedly hassle and mistreat Fluttershy, just so her eventual flip out and getting back at them seems more justified.justified.
** It pops up again in "Magic Duel" when Trixie takes over Ponyville as part of her revenge, as Ponyville residents were the ones [[https://trixiebooru.org/169440 bullying Trixie and vandalizing her cart]] after the events of "Boast Busters". It makes you wonder if Ponyville really ''is'' just [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation populated by a bunch of colossal jerks]]...


* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Mr. Burns would potentially have been this had he not survived the events of "Who Shot Mr. Burns". (That was the whole idea of the {{Cliffhanger}}; practically ''everyone'' in Springfield wanted to kill him, and in many cases, few would have blamed them, due to Burns's unusually extensive asshole behavior lately) However, not only did he survive, the shooting was an accident (maybe, the ending leaves it ambiguous) making it a Subversion twice-over.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Mr. Burns would potentially have been this had he not survived the events of "Who Shot Mr. Burns". (That was the whole idea of the {{Cliffhanger}}; practically ''everyone'' in Springfield wanted to kill him, and in many cases, few would have blamed them, due to Burns's unusually extensive asshole behavior lately) lately.) However, not only did he survive, the shooting was an accident (maybe, the ending leaves it ambiguous) making it a Subversion twice-over.

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