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* TheBabyOfTheBunch: Due to his childlike innocence, Butters holds the unfortunate reputation of being the KiddieKid among the other boys, in that they usually don't take anything he says or does seriously and ignore him whenever he shares his quirks. Whenever his AttentionWhore moments are exhibited, they don't treat them as seriously as Cartman's. Additionally, his feminity and childishness is very often taken advantage of in that the boys force him into risky, sexual, or illegal situations whether or not he likes it in order to "man him up". Perhaps less unfortunately, his role as this gradually becomes downplayed as the series progresses, courtesy of CharacterizationMarchesOn, as Butters--while still a bit childish--becomes more intelligent and mature, thus he is more willing to affiliate himself with his male peers without pressure, and they in turn become more appreciate of his company.

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* TheBabyOfTheBunch: Due to his childlike innocence, Butters holds the unfortunate reputation of being the KiddieKid among the other boys, in that they usually don't take anything he says or does seriously and ignore him whenever he shares his quirks. Whenever his AttentionWhore moments are exhibited, they don't treat them as seriously as Cartman's. Additionally, his feminity and childishness is very often taken advantage of in that the boys force him into risky, sexual, or illegal situations whether or not he likes it in order to "man him up". Perhaps less unfortunately, his role as this gradually becomes downplayed as the series progresses, courtesy of CharacterizationMarchesOn, as Butters--while still a bit childish--becomes more intelligent and mature, thus he is more willing to affiliate himself with his male peers without pressure, and they in turn become more appreciate of his company.



* BlueIsHeroic: Butters wears a turquoise jacket and is a KidHero.



* TagalongKid: While most of the other boys are technically kids themselves, they act more pubescent, while Butters plays ChildrenAreInnocent straight; whenever he's allowed in the boys' adventures, he usually comes off as a nuisance to them.


* DirtyKid: Nothing compared to Kenny but [[ChildrenAreInnocent Butters]] is only an early adolescent boy who's recently started puberty and is quite possibly the second most sexually mature among his peers behind the former. "Sarcastaball" reveals that he has nightly {{wet dream}}s about his female peers, while "The Hobbit" reveals his liking to sexually clad women a la Kim Kardashian.

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* DirtyKid: Nothing compared to Kenny but [[ChildrenAreInnocent Butters]] is only an early adolescent boy who's recently started puberty and is quite possibly the second most sexually mature among his peers behind the former. "Sarcastaball" reveals that he has nightly {{wet dream}}s about his female peers, while "The Hobbit" reveals his liking to sexually clad women a la Kim Kardashian.

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* ADateWithRosiePalms: In "Lil' Crime Stoppers", Butters is [[ItMakesSenseInContext forced to masturbate until he releases a semen sample for the Boys' police roleplay game]]. He struggles up until the end, at which point he ejaculates following a thought of Stan's mom's breasts, but the boys had then transitioned from playing policemen to playing laundromat.


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* InnocentlyInsensitive: Whenever Butters engages in inappropriate behavior that majorly contradicts his sweet demeanor, it's almost always done out of peer pressure and rarely with malice.


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* LiteralMinded: Butters tends to have a very naive outlook on figurative speech.
-->'''Wendy:''' Are you just an asshole, is that it?
-->'''Butters:''' Am I ''just'' an asshole?
-->'''Wendy:''' Yeah!
-->'''Butters:''' Well, no. I've got arms, legs, and everything.


* AmbiguouslyBi: Butters has shown himself on numerous occasions to be attracted to girls, however he has still gotten himself into some pretty not-so-straight situations, such as [[ItMakesSenseInContext selling his semen as an athletic enhancement beverage]] in "Sarcastaball", giving Cartman a hickey in "The Ungroundable", and kissing Cartman on the cheek in "Tonsil Trouble". However, in his defense, most of these instances are done out of manipulation or naivety.

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* AmbiguouslyBi: Butters has shown himself on numerous occasions to be attracted to girls, however he has still gotten himself into some pretty not-so-straight situations, such as [[ItMakesSenseInContext selling his semen as an athletic enhancement beverage]] in "Sarcastaball", giving Cartman a hickey in "The Ungroundable", and kissing Cartman on the cheek in "Tonsil Trouble". However, in his defense, most of these instances are done out of manipulation or naivety. "Cartman Sucks" has him sent to conversion camp after [[ItMakesSenseInContext Cartman tricked him into sucking his penis,]] and while he spends much of the episode confused why he's in trouble, by the end of the episode he does accept the label of "bi-curious."


** In "Cartman's Silly Hate Crime 2000", Butters exhibits shocking misogny towards the South Park girls and profanely bad-mouths them. Again, this was when his personality wasn't quite developed, so it can be excused.
** In “The List,” he, along with Cartman and the other kids, makes fun on Kyle for apparantly being the ugliest boy in his 4th grade class.

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** In "Cartman's Silly Hate Crime 2000", Butters exhibits shocking misogny misogyny towards the South Park girls and profanely bad-mouths them. Again, this was when his personality wasn't quite developed, so it can be excused.
** In “The List,” he, along with Cartman and the other kids, makes fun on Kyle for apparantly apparently being the ugliest boy in his 4th grade class.


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* AdorablyPrecociousChild: Comes with the territory of being the only kid in the show who doesn't represent negative views of children. He occasionally tries to assist the local adults and deliver his voice of reason to them, even if too naïve to be taken seriously.

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* AdorablyPrecociousChild: Comes with the territory of being just about the only kid in the show who doesn't represent negative views of children. He occasionally tries to assist the local adults and deliver his voice of reason to them, even if too naïve to be taken seriously.


* AdorablyPrecociousChild: Comes with the territory of being the only kid in the show who represents adults' views of children. He occasionally tries to assist the local adults and deliver his voice of reason to them, even if too naïve to be taken seriously.

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* AdorablyPrecociousChild: Comes with the territory of being the only kid in the show who represents adults' doesn't represent negative views of children. He occasionally tries to assist the local adults and deliver his voice of reason to them, even if too naïve to be taken seriously.



* KiddieKid: While the other kids are based on the suspicious belief parents hold on how children would act when adults aren't around, Butters is way more innocent and friendlier than his classmates.

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* KiddieKid: While the other kids are based on the suspicious belief beliefs parents hold on how children would act when adults aren't around, Butters is way more innocent and friendlier than his classmates.



* TagalongKid: While most of the other boys are technically kids themselves, they are more pubescent, while Butters plays ChildrenAreInnocent straight; whenever he's allowed in the boys' adventures, he usually comes off as a nuisance to them.

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* TagalongKid: While most of the other boys are technically kids themselves, they are act more pubescent, while Butters plays ChildrenAreInnocent straight; whenever he's allowed in the boys' adventures, he usually comes off as a nuisance to them.


* DisproportionateRetribution: Butters creates his WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds alter-ego Professor Chaos with the intention of draining the entire world with a hose, all because [[NotGooodWithRejection the boys dropped him as Kenny's replacement]].

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* DisproportionateRetribution: Butters creates his WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds alter-ego Professor Chaos with the intention of draining the entire world with a hose, all because [[NotGooodWithRejection [[NotGoodWithRejection the boys dropped him as Kenny's replacement]].


* KiddieKid: While the other kids are based on how they act when adults aren't around (which can be very much TruthInTelevision), Butters is based on the belief adults hold about kids, being way more innocent and friendlier than his classmates.

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* KiddieKid: While the other kids are based on the suspicious belief parents hold on how they children would act when adults aren't around (which can be very much TruthInTelevision), around, Butters is based on the belief adults hold about kids, being way more innocent and friendlier than his classmates.


* YouTakeNoCandle: He occasionally speaks improperly.

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* YouTakeNoCandle: YouNoTakeCandle: He occasionally speaks improperly.

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* IronButtMonkey: Butters illogically manages to survive the fate of his many exploitations, most notably Cartman trapping him in a refrigerator in "Casa Bonita" and having a ninja star lodged into his eye in "Good Times with Weapons".


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* SuperGullible: Butters is incredibly naïve and easy to manipulate, and since he has the intelligence of a brick, he'll usually go along with whatever he's brought into.


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* TagalongKid: While most of the other boys are technically kids themselves, they are more pubescent, while Butters plays ChildrenAreInnocent straight; whenever he's allowed in the boys' adventures, he usually comes off as a nuisance to them.


* AdorablyPrecociousChild: Comes with the territory of being the only kid in the show who represents adults' views of children.

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* AdorablyPrecociousChild: Comes with the territory of being the only kid in the show who represents adults' views of children. He occasionally tries to assist the local adults and deliver his voice of reason to them, even if too naïve to be taken seriously.



* TheBabyOfTheBunch: Due to his childlike innocence, Butters holds the unfortunate reputation of being the KiddieKid among the other boys, in that they usually don't take anything he says or does seriously and ignore him whenever he shares his quirks. Whenever his AttentionWhore moments are seemingly exhibited, they don't treat them as seriously as Cartman's. Additionally, his feminity and childishness is very often taken advantage of in that the boys force him into risky, sexual, or illegal situations whether or not he likes it in order to "man him up". Perhaps less unfortunately, his role as this gradually becomes downplayed as the series progresses, courtesy of CharacterizationMarchesOn, as Butters--while still a bit childish--becomes more intelligent and mature, thus he is more willing to affiliate himself with his male peers without pressure, and they in turn become more appreciate of his company.

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* TheBabyOfTheBunch: Due to his childlike innocence, Butters holds the unfortunate reputation of being the KiddieKid among the other boys, in that they usually don't take anything he says or does seriously and ignore him whenever he shares his quirks. Whenever his AttentionWhore moments are seemingly exhibited, they don't treat them as seriously as Cartman's. Additionally, his feminity and childishness is very often taken advantage of in that the boys force him into risky, sexual, or illegal situations whether or not he likes it in order to "man him up". Perhaps less unfortunately, his role as this gradually becomes downplayed as the series progresses, courtesy of CharacterizationMarchesOn, as Butters--while still a bit childish--becomes more intelligent and mature, thus he is more willing to affiliate himself with his male peers without pressure, and they in turn become more appreciate of his company.



** "Neat-o"

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** "Neat-o""Neat-o!"



** Rubbing his knuckles together

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** Rubbing his knuckles togethertogether.



* TheDeterminator: In "Super Fun Time", he spends the ''entire'' episode holding Cartman's hand because he was ''ordered'' to by the teacher, despite being caught in the middle of a [[DieHardOnAnX hostage crisis]] and a large gunfight, culminating in Butters dragging the unconscious Cartman back onto the bus at the end, before ''finally'' letting go of his hand.

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* TheDeterminator: {{Determinator}}: In "Super Fun Time", he spends the ''entire'' episode holding Cartman's hand because he was ''ordered'' to by the teacher, despite being caught in the middle of a [[DieHardOnAnX hostage crisis]] and a large gunfight, culminating in Butters dragging the unconscious Cartman back onto the bus at the end, before ''finally'' letting go of his hand.



* TheFool: In Cartman's eyes at least. No matter how hard the latter tries to corrupt, torment, or even kill him, Butters always finds his way out of it safely.



* TokenGoodTeammate: He was the only kid in the main cast not to fall into the KidsAreCruel territory.

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* TokenGoodTeammate: He was initially the only kid in the main cast not to fall into the KidsAreCruel territory.territory.
* TokenMiniMoe: Among the circle of recurring male fourth graders, Butters is inarguably the cutest and most endearing of them all.



* TokenWholesome: However, he's NotSoAboveItAll.

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* TokenWholesome: In a cast full of characters whose sense of fashion is tacky, Butters' is just a pure turquoise shirt that showcases his innocence. However, he's NotSoAboveItAll.NotSoAboveItAll.
* TooDumbToLive: Butters is so oblivious and incredibly gullible that he falls for Cartman's schemes and his parents' attempts to endanger him. Luckily for him, [[IronButtMonkey he manages to survive all of these schemes]].

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