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* ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'': Tails became post-''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed''. Best exemplified in ''VideoGame/SonicForces'', were we see him literally cower in fear when threatened by a relatively weak enemy.

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* ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'': Tails became this post-''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed''. Best exemplified in ''VideoGame/SonicForces'', were we see him literally cower in fear when threatened by a relatively weak enemy.


* ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'': Tails became this, in one of the many infamous instances of CharacterDerailment seen in the post-''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed'' games. Best exemplified in ''VideoGame/SonicForces'', were we see him literally cower in fear when threatened by a relatively weak enemy.

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* ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'': Tails became this, in one of the many infamous instances of CharacterDerailment seen in the post-''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed'' games.post-''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed''. Best exemplified in ''VideoGame/SonicForces'', were we see him literally cower in fear when threatened by a relatively weak enemy.


* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'': Tails became this, in one of the many infamous instances of CharacterDerailment seen in the post-''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed'' games. Best exemplified in ''VideoGame/SonicForces'', were we see him literally cower in fear when threatened by a relatively weak enemy.

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* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'': ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'': Tails became this, in one of the many infamous instances of CharacterDerailment seen in the post-''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed'' games. Best exemplified in ''VideoGame/SonicForces'', were we see him literally cower in fear when threatened by a relatively weak enemy.

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* Some of the partners in ''VideoGame/PokemonMysteryDungeon'' are this, though they all [[CowardlyLion prove to be brave when it's truly necessary.


%%* Snails the thief in ''Film/DungeonsAndDragons''.

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%%* * Snails the thief in ''Film/DungeonsAndDragons''.''Film/DungeonsAndDragons''. [[spoiler: Ultimately subverted: Snails is less cowardly than he is cautious and hesitant to go along with his FearlessFool friend's often-rash ideas. When cornered by Damodar with no hope of escape, [[ObiWanMoment Snails draws his blade]] [[DefiantToTheEnd and goes out swinging.]]]]


* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'': Tails became this, in one of the many infamous instances of CharacterDerailment seen in the post-''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed'' games. Best exemplified ''VideoGame/SonicForces'', in which we see him literally cower in fear when threatened by a relatively low-level enemy.

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* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'': Tails became this, in one of the many infamous instances of CharacterDerailment seen in the post-''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed'' games. Best exemplified in ''VideoGame/SonicForces'', in which were we see him literally cower in fear when threatened by a relatively low-level weak enemy.


%%* [[DivergentCharacterEvolution Luigi is depicted this way]] in the more recent ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'' games (such as ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigi''), which is partially [[CanonImmigrant integrated]] from the 90's cartoons.

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%%* * [[DivergentCharacterEvolution Luigi is depicted this way]] in the more recent ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'' games (such as ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigi''), games, which is partially [[CanonImmigrant integrated]] from the 90's cartoons.cartoons. Best shown in ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigi'', in which he refuses to join Mario in his quest, so he has to be dragged kicking and screaming.


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* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'': Tails became this, in one of the many infamous instances of CharacterDerailment seen in the post-''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed'' games. Best exemplified ''VideoGame/SonicForces'', in which we see him literally cower in fear when threatened by a relatively low-level enemy.


%%* Bob, Agent of HYDRA and sidekick of {{Deadpool}}.

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%%* Bob, Agent of HYDRA and sidekick of {{Deadpool}}.ComicBook/{{Deadpool}}.


%%* Arthur from ''WesternAnimation/TheTick''. Actually explained in the pilot basically as Arthur being unable to tolerate how mundane his life was anymore; we even see him doing his work as an accountant in costume.

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%%* * Arthur from ''WesternAnimation/TheTick''. Actually explained in the pilot basically as Arthur being unable to tolerate how mundane his life was anymore; we even see him doing his work as an accountant in costume.


%%* The aptly named Cringer the Battle-Cat from ''WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983''.

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%%* * The aptly named Cringer the Battle-Cat from ''WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983''.''WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983'' is constantly cowering from things (although he can force himself to defend Adam if his master needs it). This is not the case for his SuperPoweredAlterEgo Battle Cat, who sometimes seems rather contemptuous of his Cringer personality.


%%* Craig from ''TheAllenAndCraigShow''.

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%%* Craig from ''TheAllenAndCraigShow''.''WebVideo/TheAllenAndCraigShow''.

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* ''VideoGame/KaoTheKangaroo'':
** ''Round 2'' has the pelican in the tropics levels, who can't follow you into the temple because he's afraid of the dark.
** ''Mystery of the Volcano'' has the Shaman, who's really easy to frighten about the whole "lava monsters running around" business.


%%* In ''ComicBook/BattlePope'', this role is occupied by JesusChrist, a loser who's not at all [[JesusWasWayCool "way cool"]].

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%%* In ''ComicBook/BattlePope'', this role is occupied by JesusChrist, UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}}, a loser who's not at all [[JesusWasWayCool "way cool"]].


* Papageno in [[Theatre/TheMagicFlute]].

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* Papageno in [[Theatre/TheMagicFlute]].''Theatre/TheMagicFlute''.

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*Papageno in [[Theatre/TheMagicFlute]].
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