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Some characters have [[AnimeHair outrageous, gravity defying hairdos]]. On the other hand, there are characters like this, with only two or three strands of hair. To a casual viewer, a character with Charlie Brown Baldness will appear, well, bald. However, the character may occasionally mention getting a haircut, or other characters will comment on said haircut or colour. The current {{Trope Namer|s}} is [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charlie Brown]], who, at first glance, appears bald save for a few short curls in front, but according to WordOfGod, just has incredibly light blond hair, buzzed short (as was a popular style for boys in the 40's and 50's).

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Some characters have [[AnimeHair outrageous, gravity defying hairdos]]. On the other hand, there are characters like this, with only two or three strands of hair. To a casual viewer, a character with Charlie Brown Baldness will appear, well, bald. However, the character may occasionally mention getting a haircut, or other characters will comment on said haircut or colour. The current {{Trope Namer|s}} is [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charlie Brown]], who, at first glance, appears bald save for a few short curls in front, but according to WordOfGod, just has incredibly light blond hair, buzzed short (as was a popular style for boys in the 40's and 50's).
50's). Keep in mind Charlie's father is a ''barber''.


* Greg Heffley from ''Literature/DiaryOfAWimpyKid'' is depicted with just three strands of hair sticking out of the top of his head in a tuft. Since Greg in the live-action movie has a full head of hair, Greg is generally considered to have hair in the book as well.

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* Greg Heffley from ''Literature/DiaryOfAWimpyKid'' is depicted with just three strands of hair sticking out of the top of his head in a tuft. Since Greg in the live-action movie movies has a full head of hair, Greg is generally considered to have hair in the book as well.


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* Charlie Brown from ''{{ComicStrip/Peanuts}}'', pictured above. According to Charles Schulz, he's blond, but since his father is the local barber, he maintains Charlie with a perpetual buzz cut.
* Lt. Fuzz, ironically, in ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey''
* Iggy from ''ComicStrip/LittleLulu''. Igg has visible "stubble," though, making it clearer than many examples that it's the result of a buzz cut.

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* Charlie Brown from ''{{ComicStrip/Peanuts}}'', pictured above. According to Charles Schulz, he's blond, but since his father is the local barber, he maintains Charlie with a perpetual buzz cut.
* Lt. Fuzz, ironically, in ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey''
* Iggy from ''ComicStrip/LittleLulu''. Igg has visible "stubble," though, making it clearer than many examples that it's the result of a buzz cut.
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* Joey from ''ComicStrip/DennisTheMenaceUS'' eventually became an example of this trope via ArtEvolution. In the earlier comics, he had a full head of curly hair before it turned into a single strand.


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* Charlie Brown from ''{{ComicStrip/Peanuts}}'', pictured above. According to Charles Schulz, he's blond, but since his father is the local barber, he maintains Charlie with a perpetual buzz cut.
* Lt. Fuzz, ironically, in ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey''
* Iggy from ''ComicStrip/LittleLulu''. Igg has visible "stubble," though, making it clearer than many examples that it's the result of a buzz cut.
* Joey from ''ComicStrip/DennisTheMenaceUS'' eventually became an example of this trope via ArtEvolution. In the earlier comics, he had a full head of curly hair before it turned into a single strand.
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* ComicBook/{{Titoef}} also has the same thing going on as Tintin - but taken UpToEleven and then some way beyond.

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* ComicBook/{{Titoef}} ComicBook/{{Titeuf}} also has the same thing going on as Tintin - but taken UpToEleven and then some way beyond.

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* ComicBook/{{Tintin}} has that single absurd-looking tuft sticking up in front.
* ComicBook/{{Titoef}} also has the same thing going on as Tintin - but taken UpToEleven and then some way beyond.

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* Somewhat averted in ''Manga/OsomatsuKun'' with Chibita, who’s known to have a clean bald head save for his thick wavy strand on the back of his head.


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* A rare female example of this comes from ''Series/{{Nanalan}}'', whose main character (three-year-old puppet Mona) has [[https://i.ytimg.com/vi/2jnfyiDx_rQ/hqdefault.jpg two pig-tails on her head and nothing else]].

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* A rare female example of this comes from ''Series/{{Nanalan}}'', whose main character (three-year-old puppet Mona) has [[https://i.ytimg.com/vi/2jnfyiDx_rQ/hqdefault.jpg two pig-tails on her head and nothing else]].else.]]


* Charlie Brown from ''{{ComicStrip/Peanuts}}'', pictured above. According to Charles Schulz, he's blonde but since his father is the local barber, he maintains Charlie with a perpetual buzz cut.

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* Charlie Brown from ''{{ComicStrip/Peanuts}}'', pictured above. According to Charles Schulz, he's blonde blond, but since his father is the local barber, he maintains Charlie with a perpetual buzz cut.


* Sumo from ''WesternAnimation/{{Clarence}}'' has a buzzcut, however he looks completely bald except for some random hairs spread around his scalp

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* Sumo from ''WesternAnimation/{{Clarence}}'' has a buzzcut, however he looks completely bald except for some random hairs spread around his scalp scalp. According to the pilot, him and Clarence shaved it off.



* Generally, people tend to draw babies like this.

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* Generally, people tend to draw babies like this. Slightly more explainable as babies don't have too much hair.


* Chiaotzu of ''Manga/DragonBall'' has one strand of hair under his hat. Unlike most of the other examples listed, this isn't a stylistic choice, he really does just have one strand of hair.



* Alex Lois Armstrong of ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' is looks like an adult, anime Charlie Brown with a mustache. And after pumping a lot of iron.


** Homer Simpson ''is'' bald, although what little hair he has is stylized as an M over each ear - part of a zigzag pattern going around the back of his head - and two strands looping over the top like a comb over. In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsonsMovie'', Bart pulls on the M and it unravels as if it were one strand.

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** Homer Simpson ''is'' mostly bald, although but what little hair he has is stylized as an M over each ear - -- part of a zigzag pattern going around the back of his head - -- and two strands looping over the top like a comb over. In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsonsMovie'', Bart pulls on the M and it unravels as if it were one strand.



--->"I finally look like a real person!"

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--->"I --->''I finally look like a real person!"person!''



** Also, thanks to NegativeContinuity, Homer has lost his hair in [[MultipleChoicePast many different ways]]. One season 2 episode shows a young Homer losing hair as he brushes [[TemptingFate ("plenty more where that came from")]], while a season 6 episode shows him pulling out his hair after each time he learns Marge is pregnant (after the first two, he's down to 3 strands of hair, and he pulls one more upon hearing about Maggie).


* Elmer Fudd from ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' is sometimes depicted as this.


* ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' parodied Charlie Brown's perceived baldness in a ''Peanuts'' skit, having yell out for Linus [[BlackComedy because he was supposed to take Charlie to chemo]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' parodied Charlie Brown's perceived baldness in a ''Peanuts'' skit, having him yell out for Linus [[BlackComedy because he was supposed to take Charlie to chemo]].

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