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* Controversial former ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' showrunner Marc Guggenheim was blatant for his apathy to Creator/KatieCassidy and her characters in favor of AscendedExtra Felicity Smoak and CanonForeigner John Diggle. It got to the point that Cassidy's original character was made OutOfFocus for most of the episodes before eventually being killed-off. Problem is, Cassidy's [[ComicBook/BlackCanary characters]] are the second most important in the show's [[ComicBook/GreenArrow source material]], and his treatment of her is [[CanonDefilement not appreciated]] by the original fans. Even with the possibility of resurrection within the ''Series/{{Arrowverse}}'', the SharedUniverse ''Arrow'' itself started, resurrecting Cassidy's original character is treated as a "mortal sin". And then when Cassidy debuted her second character, who is an EvilDoppelganger of the original, Guggenheim immediately puts the character in [[ArcFatigue a prolonged]] RedemptionQuest, while the murderer of her original character is ''given one'' in [[Series/LegendsOfTomorrow the sister show]]. He also introduced a similar character, both in name and powers, to be the official successor to Cassidy's original character instead ([[ReplacementScrappy this character is received]] [[CreatorsPet just as you would expect]]). Evidently, Cassidy's second character is finally allowed to shine when Guggenheim is ''finally'' relieved as showrunner.

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* Controversial former ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' showrunner Marc Guggenheim was blatant for his apathy to Creator/KatieCassidy and her characters in favor of AscendedExtra Felicity Smoak and CanonForeigner John Diggle.characters. It got to the point that Cassidy's original character was made OutOfFocus for most of the episodes before eventually being killed-off. Problem is, Cassidy's [[ComicBook/BlackCanary characters]] are the second most important in the show's [[ComicBook/GreenArrow source material]], and his treatment of her is [[CanonDefilement not appreciated]] by the original fans. Even with the possibility of resurrection within the ''Series/{{Arrowverse}}'', the SharedUniverse ''Arrow'' itself started, resurrecting Cassidy's original character is treated as a "mortal sin". And then when Cassidy debuted her second character, who is an EvilDoppelganger of the original, Guggenheim immediately puts the character in [[ArcFatigue a prolonged]] RedemptionQuest, while the murderer of her original character is ''given one'' in [[Series/LegendsOfTomorrow the sister show]]. He also introduced a similar character, both in name and powers, to be the official successor to Cassidy's original character instead ([[ReplacementScrappy this character is received]] [[CreatorsPet just as you would expect]]). Evidently, Cassidy's second character is finally allowed to shine when Guggenheim is ''finally'' relieved as showrunner.


* ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers''
** Despite ironically writing over half of the episodes featuring him, David Wise disliked Omega Supreme, dismissing him as a "stupid character" based on a "completely illogical" toy.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers''
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''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers'': Despite ironically writing over half of the episodes featuring him, David Wise disliked Omega Supreme, dismissing him as a "stupid character" based on a "completely illogical" toy.


* In ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'', [[KidAppealCharacter the Junior]] [[TheLoad Ghostbusters]] were despised by the writers, as their addition was one of many things [[ExecutiveMeddling mandated by an outside consulting firm called Q5]]. When Creator/JMichaelStraczynski came back to the show after they left, he said that he'd only use them in an episode if he were allowed to have them run over by a truck.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'', [[KidAppealCharacter the Junior]] [[TheLoad Ghostbusters]] were despised by the writers, as their addition was one of many things [[ExecutiveMeddling mandated by an outside consulting firm called Q5]]. When Creator/JMichaelStraczynski came back to the show after they Q5 left, he said that he'd only use them in an episode if he were allowed to have them run over by a truck.


** Loretta was disliked by the show staff, finding her to be bland and nasty. With the addition of Alex Borstein hating the strain of voicing her ''and'' her unpopularity with the fanbase, she was eventually divorced from Cleveland and later killed in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow'', with it ending with a eulogy montage for her that only really showed off more of her unlikable traits (namely her constant nagging and her cheating on Cleveland).

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** Loretta was disliked by the show staff, finding her to be bland and nasty. With the addition of Alex Borstein hating the strain of voicing her ''and'' her unpopularity with the fanbase, she was eventually divorced from Cleveland and later killed in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow'', with it ending which ends with a eulogy montage for her that only really showed off more of her unlikable traits (namely her constant nagging and her cheating on Cleveland).


* Downplayed example, but ''Series/GameOfThrones'' gives Stannis Baratheon more AdaptationalVillainy moments than he had in the books and D.B Weiss (one of the show's creators) has admitted he dislikes Stannis. Although knowing from earlier on that Stannis ends up [[spoiler:burning his daughter alive as a sacrifice to the Red God]] might taint that opinion.

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* Downplayed example, but ''Series/GameOfThrones'' gives Stannis Baratheon more AdaptationalVillainy moments than he had in the books and co-showrunner D.B Weiss (one of the show's creators) has admitted he dislikes Stannis. Although knowing from earlier on that Stannis ends Baratheon. This is often considered to be why the show's version of Stannis is [[AdaptationalVillainy generally less sympathetic than in the source material]] and [[spoiler:ends up [[spoiler:burning dying disgracefully [[AllForNothing after sacrificing his daughter alive as a sacrifice to the Red God]] might taint that opinion. own daughter]]]].


** While Rainbow Rowell's turn on the book runs on PuttingTheBandBackTogether, [[GreenThumb Klara]] is noticeably absent. Unusually for this trope, it's revealed it's because she's been adopted by a loving couple and is [[SurprisinglyHappyEnding genuinely happy for the first time in her life.]]


* Creator/JossWhedon named Adam as the most boring of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'''s {{Big Bad}}s, a sentiment shaed by a lot of the fandom.

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* Creator/JossWhedon named Adam as the most boring of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'''s {{Big Bad}}s, a sentiment shaed shared by a lot of the fandom.


* Creator/JossWhedon named Adam as the most boring of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'''s {{Big Bad}}s.

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* Creator/JossWhedon named Adam as the most boring of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'''s {{Big Bad}}s. Bad}}s, a sentiment shaed by a lot of the fandom.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers''
** Despite ironically writing over half of the episodes featuring him, David Wise disliked Omega Supreme, dismissing him as a "stupid character" based on a "completely illogical" toy.


** While Rainbow Rowell's turn on the book runs on PuttingTheBandBackTogether, [[GreenThumb Klara]] is noticeably absent. Unusual for this trope, it's revealed it's because she's been adopted by a loving couple and is [[SurprisinglyHappyEnding genuinely happy for the first time in her life.]]

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** While Rainbow Rowell's turn on the book runs on PuttingTheBandBackTogether, [[GreenThumb Klara]] is noticeably absent. Unusual Unusually for this trope, it's revealed it's because she's been adopted by a loving couple and is [[SurprisinglyHappyEnding genuinely happy for the first time in her life.]]



** ComicBook/MaryJaneWatson's presence as the title character's wife is often blamed for problems in the book's narrative by editors, despite her immense popularity with fans. The most vocal is Creator/JoeQuesada, who was the mastermind behind the infamous ''ComicBook/OneMoreDay'' storyline, and who has called MJ "unrealistic" due to being a actress/model married to an EveryMan. Previous attempts to get MJ out of the book included [[ExecutiveMeddling editors demanding]] first that [[DroppedABridgeOnHim MJ die]], and then when that didn't stick, [[PutOnABus that she and Peter be separated]] at the beginning of Creator/JMichaelStraczynski's run. In large part due to fan demand, the ResetButton was hit on these storylines, and even a version of ''ComicBook/OneMoreDay'' was undone by Creator/StanLee in the newspaper comic continuity, where the two are still married and MJ still gets a lot of screen time.

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** ComicBook/MaryJaneWatson's presence as the title character's wife is often blamed for problems in the book's narrative by editors, despite her immense popularity with fans. The most vocal is Creator/JoeQuesada, who was the mastermind behind the infamous ''ComicBook/OneMoreDay'' storyline, and who has called MJ "unrealistic" due to being a an actress/model married to an EveryMan. Previous attempts to get MJ out of the book included [[ExecutiveMeddling editors demanding]] first that [[DroppedABridgeOnHim MJ die]], and then when that didn't stick, [[PutOnABus that she and Peter be separated]] at the beginning of Creator/JMichaelStraczynski's run. In large part due to fan demand, the ResetButton was hit on these storylines, and even a version of ''ComicBook/OneMoreDay'' was undone by Creator/StanLee in the newspaper comic continuity, where the two are still married and MJ still gets a lot of screen time.



* The former Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox head Tom Rothman [[ExecutiveMeddling executively mandated]] SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}} into an InNameOnly version and got his mouth sewn in the highly reviled ''Film/XMenOriginsWolverine'' because of Rothman's major dislike towards the character because he found the character annoying and originally refused to greenlit [[Film/Deadpool2016 his successful first solo film]] due to his belief that the audience would not care about him. Ironically, the film made more money than the notorious ''Film/FantasticFour2015'', which was his last greenlit project until his depature in 2012 to work with Creator/SonyPictures.

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* The former Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox head Tom Rothman [[ExecutiveMeddling executively mandated]] SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}} into an InNameOnly version and got his mouth sewn in the highly reviled ''Film/XMenOriginsWolverine'' because of Rothman's major dislike towards the character because he found the character annoying and originally refused to greenlit [[Film/Deadpool2016 his successful first solo film]] due to his belief that the audience would not care about him. Ironically, the film made more money than the notorious ''Film/FantasticFour2015'', which was his last greenlit project until his depature departure in 2012 to work with Creator/SonyPictures.



* In ''{{Literature/Dragonlance}}'', Margaret Weis absolutely did not like Elistan and considered him a PuritySue that she would have rather been without in the story and repeatedly asked to kill off his character, but since he was at that point the only Cleric of Palladine on the planet he had to stay in. As a result, Elistan's involvement in ''Dragons of Winter Night'' is mostly limited to saying something once in a while to remind readers he's still there.
* A significant number of ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'' writers disliked Mara Jade, [[spoiler: leading to the character's death at the hands of Jacen Solo]].

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* In ''{{Literature/Dragonlance}}'', Margaret Weis absolutely did not like Elistan and considered him a PuritySue that she would have rather been without in the story and repeatedly asked to kill off his character, but since he was at that point the only Cleric of Palladine on the planet planet, he had to stay in. As a result, Elistan's involvement in ''Dragons of Winter Night'' is mostly limited to saying something once in a while to remind readers he's still there.
* A significant number of ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'' writers disliked Mara Jade, [[spoiler: leading [[spoiler:leading to the character's death at the hands of Jacen Solo]].



** She has called Vernon Dursley, Harry's abusive uncle, her least favorite character, however. Notably, he does not get any CharacterDevelopment - unlike his wife and son, who also started out pretty awful.

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** She has called Vernon Dursley, Harry's abusive uncle, her least favorite character, however. Notably, he does not get any CharacterDevelopment - -- unlike his wife and son, who also started out pretty awful.



* ''Series/{{Charmed 1998}}'' notably had the lead character Prue become this - largely thanks to her actress. Creator/ShannenDoherty had repeated clashes with cast and crew members, most notably her co-star Creator/AlyssaMilano. By the time of the third season, episodes deconstructed Prue's status as TheAce - one episode featuring the SevenDeadlySins has her get infected with the sin of Pride, and she's the only character to not overcome her sin. Another episode has a TakeThat where she literally gets turned into a dog. Shannen Doherty had to be fired over her behavior, and Prue ended up [[McLeaned killed off between Seasons 3 and 4.]]
* ''Series/{{Community}}'' notably had Pierce Hawthorne become this in Season 4 - largely thanks to his actor. Creator/ChevyChase had repeated clashes with series creator Creator/DanHarmon, culminating in their well-publicized fallout near the end of the third season. Because of this, Pierce was OutOfFocus for much of Season 4 with Chase ultimately deciding to leave the show towards the end of the season's production, resulting to the SeasonFinale getting rewritten to have Pierce graduate along with TheHero Jeff Winger. While Chase agreed to make a cameo in the Season 5 premiere, [[McLeaned Pierce was killed off two episodes later.]]

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* ''Series/{{Charmed 1998}}'' notably had the lead character Prue become this - -- largely thanks to her actress. Creator/ShannenDoherty had repeated clashes with cast and crew members, most notably her co-star Creator/AlyssaMilano. By the time of the third season, episodes often deconstructed Prue's status as TheAce - -- one episode featuring the SevenDeadlySins has her get infected with the sin of Pride, and she's the only character to not overcome her sin. Another episode has a TakeThat where she literally gets turned into a dog. Shannen Doherty had to be fired over her behavior, and Prue ended up [[McLeaned killed off between Seasons 3 and 4.]]
* ''Series/{{Community}}'' notably had Pierce Hawthorne become this in Season 4 - -- largely thanks to his actor. Creator/ChevyChase had repeated clashes with series creator Creator/DanHarmon, culminating in their well-publicized fallout near the end of the third season. Because of this, Pierce was OutOfFocus for much of Season 4 with Chase ultimately deciding to leave the show towards the end of the season's production, resulting to the SeasonFinale getting rewritten to have Pierce graduate along with TheHero Jeff Winger. While Chase agreed to make a cameo in the Season 5 premiere, [[McLeaned Pierce was killed off two episodes later.]]



* Downplayed example, but ''Series/GameOfThrones'' gives Stannis Baratheon more AdaptationalVillainy moments than he had in the books and D.B Weiss (one of the show's creators) has admitted he dislikes Stannis. Although knowing from earlier on that Stannis ends up [[spoiler: burning his daughter alive as a sacrifice to the Red God]] might taint that opinion.

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* Downplayed example, but ''Series/GameOfThrones'' gives Stannis Baratheon more AdaptationalVillainy moments than he had in the books and D.B Weiss (one of the show's creators) has admitted he dislikes Stannis. Although knowing from earlier on that Stannis ends up [[spoiler: burning [[spoiler:burning his daughter alive as a sacrifice to the Red God]] might taint that opinion.



* The writers of ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' didn't want to deal with Harry Kim because they found him boring. His subplot in "The Killing Game" was expanded because the episode ran short.

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* The writers of ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' didn't want to deal with Harry Kim because they found him boring. His subplot in "The Killing Game" was only expanded because the episode ran short.



** Loretta was disliked by the show staff, finding her to be bland and nasty. With the addition of Alex Borstein hating the strain of voicing her ''and'' her unpopularity with the fanbase, she was eventually divorced from Cleveland and later killed in episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow'', with it ending with a eulogy montage for her that only really showed off more of her unlikable traits (namely her constant nagging and her cheating on Cleveland).

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** Loretta was disliked by the show staff, finding her to be bland and nasty. With the addition of Alex Borstein hating the strain of voicing her ''and'' her unpopularity with the fanbase, she was eventually divorced from Cleveland and later killed in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow'', with it ending with a eulogy montage for her that only really showed off more of her unlikable traits (namely her constant nagging and her cheating on Cleveland).

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*** Vince wasn't the only one. One of the worst offenders was WWE's VP of Talent Relations from 2004-12, Wrestling/JohnLaurinaitis. Laurinaitis was a big proponent of "looks over talent" and was one of the creators of the Diva Search, considered to be the point where the women's division began to crumble. In his first year, he fired Wrestling/JackieMoore, [[Wrestling/CarleneMoore Jazz]] and Wrestling/GailKim, reduced Wrestling/MollyHolly to a jobber before driving her out of the company by denying her request for a HeelFaceTurn on the grounds that it would never work, and was the one who pushed to make Wrestling/StacyKeibler (a non-wrestling eye candy manager) Women's Champion. In 2006, he hired Wrestling/KellyKelly (considered by some to be the worst female wrestler in WWE history) after seeing her in a swimsuit catalog. Bra & panties matches and costume themed matches became the norm, along with women's matches mainly being meaningless 3-minute tag team matches.


** His hatred of Wally West might be even '''greater''', since he's gone into downright petty avenues over it. When the real Wally was finally brought back after being ExiledFromContinuity (thanks to Geoff Johns getting higher pull to make ''ComicBook/DCRebirth''), plans to focus on Wally kept getting vetoed. He'd also insisted Wally couldn't wear his classic costume for fear it would be too similar to Barry's, and vetoed any pitch to give him a solo book, reportedly arguing that their wouldn't be an audience for two ''Flash'' books (despite the apparent demand for his character indicating their would be). Then comes ''ComicBook/HeroesInCrisis''.

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** His hatred of Wally West might be even '''greater''', since he's gone into downright petty avenues over it. When the real Wally was finally brought back after being ExiledFromContinuity (thanks to Geoff Johns getting higher pull to make ''ComicBook/DCRebirth''), plans to focus on Wally kept getting vetoed. He'd also insisted Wally couldn't wear his classic costume for fear it would be too similar to Barry's, and vetoed any pitch to give him a solo book, reportedly arguing that their wouldn't be an audience for two ''Flash'' books (despite the apparent demand for his character indicating their would be). Then comes ''ComicBook/HeroesInCrisis''.''ComicBook/HeroesInCrisis'', ehich saw Wally become a murderer which was explicitly because Didio chose him to fill the role.


* Downplayed example, but ''Series/GameOfThrones'' gives Stannis Baratheon more AdaptationalVillainy moments than he had in the books and D.B Weiss (one of the show's creators) has admitted he dislikes Stannis. Although knowing from earlier on that Stannis ends up [[spoiler]]burning his daughter alive as a sacrifice to the Red God[[/spoiler]] might taint that opinion.

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* Downplayed example, but ''Series/GameOfThrones'' gives Stannis Baratheon more AdaptationalVillainy moments than he had in the books and D.B Weiss (one of the show's creators) has admitted he dislikes Stannis. Although knowing from earlier on that Stannis ends up [[spoiler]]burning [[spoiler: burning his daughter alive as a sacrifice to the Red God[[/spoiler]] God]] might taint that opinion.


* Downplayed example, but ''Series/GameOfThrones'' gives Stannis Baratheon more AdaptationalVillainy moments than he had in the books and D.B Weiss (one of the show's creators) has admitted he dislikes Stannis.

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* Downplayed example, but ''Series/GameOfThrones'' gives Stannis Baratheon more AdaptationalVillainy moments than he had in the books and D.B Weiss (one of the show's creators) has admitted he dislikes Stannis. Although knowing from earlier on that Stannis ends up [[spoiler]]burning his daughter alive as a sacrifice to the Red God[[/spoiler]] might taint that opinion.

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