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* The incarnation of Wonder Woman in the [[WonderWoman2011Pilot stillborn 2011 series]] has none of the positive qualities typically associated with the character. She tortures suspects for information instead of using her Lasso of Truth, accuses rivals of criminal acts even when she has no proof, brutally slaughters security guards who are just doing their job, and outright intimidates law enforcement into looking the other way. It's a small [[{{Pun}} wonder]] that series never got past the pilot.

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* The incarnation of Wonder Woman in the [[WonderWoman2011Pilot [[Series/WonderWoman2011Pilot stillborn 2011 series]] has none of the positive qualities typically associated with the character. She tortures suspects for information instead of using her Lasso of Truth, accuses rivals of criminal acts even when she has no proof, brutally slaughters security guards who are just doing their job, and outright intimidates law enforcement into looking the other way. It's a small [[{{Pun}} wonder]] that series never got past the pilot.

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* The incarnation of Wonder Woman in the [[WonderWoman2011Pilot stillborn 2011 series]] has none of the positive qualities typically associated with the character. She tortures suspects for information instead of using her Lasso of Truth, accuses rivals of criminal acts even when she has no proof, brutally slaughters security guards who are just doing their job, and outright intimidates law enforcement into looking the other way. It's a small [[{{Pun}} wonder]] that series never got past the pilot.


*** In contrast to the comics, Wally West is initially depicted as an angsty man who is reluctant to accept Joe, Barry, and Iris and acts mean toward them at first. [[TookALevelInKindness He outgrows this, thankfully, in time to become Kid Flash.]]

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*** In contrast to the comics, Wally West is initially depicted as an angsty man teen who is reluctant to accept Joe, Barry, and Iris and acts mean toward them at first. [[TookALevelInKindness He outgrows this, thankfully, in time to become Kid Flash.]]


** Luna also has a special mention. In the classic, she was very smug and quick to belittle Usagi whenever she did something dumb, and was especially snooty towards Artemis. She was always quick to dismiss him and was hardly had any faith in him. When Diana appeared before him and called him her father, she instantly accused him of cheating on her while failing to see that Diana's fur was a mix of her's and Artemis' (grey). When it was revealed that she was Diana's mother, [[KarmaHoudini her treatment of him was never brought up]].

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** Luna also has a special mention. In the classic, she was very smug and quick to belittle Usagi whenever she did something dumb, and was especially snooty towards Artemis. She was always quick to dismiss him and was hardly had any faith in him. When Diana appeared before him and called him her father, [[TheUnfairSex she instantly accused him of cheating on her her]] while failing to see that Diana's fur was a mix of her's and Artemis' (grey). When it was revealed that she was Diana's mother, [[KarmaHoudini her treatment of him was never brought up]].


** This ended up happening to Sailors Uranus and Neptune in the classic anime. [[AloofAlly Aloof allies]] to the max, they treated the Inner Senshi as kids who were too idealistic for their own good and couldn't handle a war that decided the fate of the world, even though they had already dealt with two world threatening villains (an EldritchAbomination that was responsible for the Moon Kingdom's destruction and time-traveling terrorists from the 30th century) before they appeared and among them are a national genius girl with a handheld supercomputer that's suggested to be more advanced than modern day appliances (Ami), a psychic girl who could've figured out who held the Talismans by divining through the Sacred Fire (Rei), and a girl with a legendary crystal that has the capacity to heal/destroy an entire planet and bring the dead back to life (Usagi). They even went as far as stealing Usagi's TransformationTrinket just to get her out of the way and threaten to kill her if she showed up again.

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** This ended up happening to Sailors Uranus and Neptune in the classic anime. [[AloofAlly Aloof allies]] to the max, they treated the Inner Senshi as kids who were too idealistic for their own good and couldn't handle a war that decided the fate of the world, even though they had already dealt with two world threatening villains (an EldritchAbomination that was responsible for the Moon Kingdom's destruction and time-traveling terrorists from the 30th century) before they appeared and among them are a national genius girl with a handheld supercomputer that's suggested to be more advanced than modern day appliances (Ami), a psychic girl who could've figured out who held the Talismans by divining through the Sacred Fire (Rei), a girl who awoke as a Sailor Senshi long before all of them did and fought against evil organizations overseas by herself (Minako), and a girl with a legendary crystal that has the capacity to heal/destroy an entire planet and bring the dead back to life (Usagi). They even went as far as stealing Usagi's TransformationTrinket just to get her out of the way and threaten to kill her if she showed up again.
** Luna also has a special mention. In the classic, she was very smug and quick to belittle Usagi whenever she did something dumb, and was especially snooty towards Artemis. She was always quick to dismiss him and was hardly had any faith in him. When Diana appeared before him and called him her father, she instantly accused him of cheating on her while failing to see that Diana's fur was a mix of her's and Artemis' (grey). When it was revealed that she was Diana's mother, [[KarmaHoudini her treatment of him was never brought up]].


** [[Comicbook/{{Shazam}} Billy Batson]]. He starts off appearing to be the same WideEyedIdealist as in past verions, but is immediately revealed to the reader to be a ManipulativeBastard cynically spouting what potential foster parents want to hear, with the group home manager openly telling him that she's letting him get away with this in the hope of getting rid of the most unpleasant kid she's ever met. It's a set-up for him to learn AnAesop about family by the end of his origin, but it's still a bit off-putting.

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** [[Comicbook/{{Shazam}} Billy Batson]]. He starts off appearing to be the same WideEyedIdealist as in past verions, versions, but is immediately revealed to the reader to be a ManipulativeBastard cynically spouting what potential foster parents want to hear, with the group home manager openly telling him that she's letting him get away with this in the hope of getting rid of the most unpleasant kid she's ever met. It's a set-up for him to learn AnAesop about family by the end of his origin, but it's still a bit off-putting.


*** The Future Flash from the New 52 comics was still a villain, but in the original source material, underwent SanitySlippage and had somewhat nobler intentions, wishing to correct his own mistakes which led to the death of Wally West. The Arrowverse version is a much pettier villain, doing many things ForTheEvulz, as well as killing [[spoiler:Iris only to secure his own existence by making sure Barry will eventually become him]].

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*** The Future Flash from the New 52 comics was still a villain, but in the original source material, underwent SanitySlippage and had somewhat nobler intentions, wishing to correct his own mistakes which led to the death of Wally West. The Arrowverse version is a much pettier villain, doing many things ForTheEvulz, as well as killing attempting to kill [[spoiler:Iris only to secure his own existence by making sure Barry will eventually become him]].

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** Robb Stark breaking his oath to marry one of Walder Frey's daughters happens in both the books and the show, but the reasoning behind it is changed in a manner that makes him appear somewhat more selfish. In the book, Robb is wounded in battle, receives news of his two younger brothers' apparent deaths at the hands of his former friend Theon Greyjoy, drinks himself into a stupor, and, in a moment of weakness, beds the woman nursing him. When he sobers up the next day, he realizes he has done her a great disservice by taking her virginity out of marriage, and takes her as his wife to restore her honor at the cost of breaking his own word to the Freys. In the show, Robb simply falls for a random woman and decides to take her as his wife, even though doing so will alienate the Freys. While he breaks his word in both versions (and his ultimate fate was DisproportionateRetribution either way) in the books, he did it to protect someone else, whereas in the show he's just putting his own happiness above keeping his word.

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** In the books, Brienne is unfailingly kind and stubbornly idealistic, recoiling at the thought of killing and treating everyone around her with an unfailing fairness. In the series, possibly thanks to the writers [[AgeLift age lifting]] her by close to a decade, she's considerably more bitter and cynical, harboring no delusions as to the state of Westeros, and projects a much colder exterior as a result -- particularly when it comes to Davos and Melisandre, who she openly regards as opportunistic traitors. That being said, she's still bullheadedly honorable and rarely crosses over into being openly ''unkind'' -- even when it comes to Podrick, whom she initially treats [[DrillSergeantNasty a mite harshly]] but ultimately takes under her wing after bonding with him and apologizing for her behavior. However she still takes obvious pleasure in killing enemies, even if it's a wounded man who can't fight back, and gloating about it, while in the books Brienne has only ever killed in self-defense, and even though they were utterly vile people she never takes pleasure in it. [[labelnote:From the Books]] Brienne's fixation for vengeance for Stannis is not apparent in her POV in ''Literature/AFeastForCrows''. She notes privately on meeting Gendry and recognizing him as a bastard of King Robert, "They are not his sons. Stannis told it true, that day he met with Renly. Joffrey and Tommen were never Robert's sons" which hints that she's accepted that Stannis had a better claim than Renly[[/labelnote]]


** WonderWoman and her supporting characters are all much less pleasant people than the norm in ''ComicBook/WonderWoman2011'', with some like [[ComicBook/WonderGirl Donna Troy]] being turned into straight up villains. That Wondy and the Amazons revel in killing and the Amazons of this continuity are murderous, rapist, slave trading misandrists rather misses the mark of the original intent behind Wonder Woman and the Amazons, who were meant to be an example of the best of humanity and what could be achieved without the limitations posed on people due to bigotry.

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** WonderWoman Franchise/WonderWoman and her supporting characters are all much less pleasant people than the norm in ''ComicBook/WonderWoman2011'', with some like [[ComicBook/WonderGirl Donna Troy]] being turned into straight up villains. That Wondy and the Amazons revel in killing and the Amazons of this continuity are murderous, rapist, slave trading misandrists rather misses the mark of the original intent behind Wonder Woman and the Amazons, who were meant to be an example of the best of humanity and what could be achieved without the limitations posed on people due to bigotry.

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** The anime does this to Pokémon in general by showing that some change personalties upon evolving, most frequently being more stubborn and aggressive. This is loosely based on how in the games Pokémon will disobey their trainers if they don't have enough gym badges. The anime presents this as a normal part of Pokémon development, while the games do not. This also gives a convenient excuse for why [[NotAllowedToGrowUp some Pokémon refuse to evolve]].


** ''Film/SpiderManHomecoming'':
*** Flash Thompson is a good deal less sympathetic than his comic counterpart, who, at the very least, had a FreudianExcuse for his bullying, and also greatly admired Spider-Man, qualities Homecoming!Flash lacks. Additionally, in one scene where he and his classmates are trapped in an elevator, [[ItsAllAboutMe he prioritizes saving himself and a trophy he didn't even earn]].

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In ''Film/SpiderManHomecoming'', Flash Thompson is a good deal less sympathetic than his comic counterpart, who, at the very least, had a FreudianExcuse for his bullying, and also greatly admired Spider-Man, qualities Homecoming!Flash that ''Homecoming''[='s=] Flash lacks. Additionally, in one scene where he and his classmates are trapped in an elevator, [[ItsAllAboutMe he prioritizes saving himself and a trophy he didn't even earn]]. That said, the sequel ''Film/SpiderManFarFromHome'' reduces this; if nothing else he now gets to show that he ''does'' respect Spider-Man.


* Sella, one of Illya's maid from ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'', was merrily suspicious and critical towards Shiro but did at least treat him fairly. That was all thrown out the window in ''Manga/FateKaleidLinerPrismaIllya'' where she becomes outright abusive towards him. To wit, she once viciously beat him up all because ''his cooking was making her gain weight.''

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* Sella, one of Illya's maid from ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'', was merrily merely suspicious and critical towards Shiro but did at least treat him fairly. That was all thrown out the window in ''Manga/FateKaleidLinerPrismaIllya'' where she becomes outright abusive towards him. To wit, she once viciously beat him up all because ''his cooking was making her gain weight.''

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***The Future Flash from the New 52 comics was still a villain, but in the original source material, underwent SanitySlippage and had somewhat nobler intentions, wishing to correct his own mistakes which led to the death of Wally West. The Arrowverse version is a much pettier villain, doing many things ForTheEvulz, as well as killing [[spoiler:Iris only to secure his own existence by making sure Barry will eventually become him]].


* The cartoon versions of [[WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo]] and his friends are generally friendly and nice people. The [[Film/ScoobyDoo 2002 live action film adaptation]], meanwhile, derails them all into unlikable jerks for "laughs". Fred, Daphne and Velma spend much of the film arguing, Scooby punches Fred in the face, Shaggy suggests after Fred and Velma are captured by monsters that he, Scooby and Daphne let them get eaten (the cartoon version of Shaggy is a coward, but he's not the kind of person that would abandon his friends!), and a flashback shows them abandoning Scrappy - Scooby's nephew - in the middle of the desert. And the less said about [[AdaptationalVillainy this film's take on Scrappy]], the better.

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* The cartoon versions of [[WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo]] WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo and his friends are generally friendly and nice people. The [[Film/ScoobyDoo 2002 live action film adaptation]], meanwhile, derails them all into unlikable jerks for "laughs". Fred, Daphne and Velma spend much of the film arguing, Scooby punches Fred in the face, Shaggy suggests after Fred and Velma are captured by monsters that he, Scooby and Daphne let them get eaten (the cartoon version of Shaggy is a coward, but he's not the kind of person that would abandon his friends!), and a flashback shows them abandoning Scrappy - Scooby's nephew - in the middle of the desert. And the less said about [[AdaptationalVillainy this film's take on Scrappy]], the better.



** In ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'' Scooby is more of a jerk, which adds to the attempt in developing the characters. He gets better, of course.

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** In ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'' Scooby is more of a jerk, which adds to the attempt in developing the characters. In particular, he spends much of the show feuding with Velma (who ALSO got this treatment - see below) for Shaggy's attention. This is especially rather jarring if you remember that in previous ''Scooby-Doo'' productions like ''WesternAnimation/APupNamedScoobyDoo'' and ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooInWheresMyMummy'', Velma is all but stated to be Scooby's second best friend. He gets better, of course.

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