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* While Franchise/{{Superman}} has a lot of the ComesGreatResponsibility mantra going on, he also simply gets his jollies by helping people out. ''ComicBook/AllStarSuperman'' suggests that Superman's enhanced senses make him perceive the sheer beauty of ''everything'' to where he feels and acts the way he does. When Luthor is able to gain those powers himself, he's overwhelmed by it to where [[VillainousBreakdown he breaks down into tears]].

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* While Franchise/{{Superman}} has a lot of the ComesGreatResponsibility mantra going on, his background as a hard working, honest Kansas farm-boy means he also simply gets his jollies by loves helping people out. In ''ComicBook/AllStarSuperman'' suggests he says that Superman's his enhanced senses make him perceive sense mean he perceives the sheer beauty of ''everything'' to where he feels and acts the way value and importance of evens of other people's lives to a degree that other people simply can't imagine, and as a result he does.can't imagine using his powers do anything other than help. When Luthor is able to gain those powers himself, he's overwhelmed by it to where [[VillainousBreakdown he breaks down into tears]].


* Pretty much the [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments Crowning Moment Of Heartwarming]] in ''Film/LiarLiar'' is when Fletcher finally realizes life feels a lot better when he's honest and caring to others, ''especially'' his son, rather than being a lying self-centered schmuck. Cue him running down the street screaming that he loves his son and hurling every cent he has on him at the same poor hobo he sounded off to earlier.

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* Pretty much the [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments Crowning Moment Of Heartwarming]] most heartwarming moment in ''Film/LiarLiar'' is when Fletcher finally realizes life feels a lot better when he's honest and caring to others, ''especially'' his son, rather than being a lying self-centered schmuck. Cue him running down the street screaming that he loves his son and hurling every cent he has on him at the same poor hobo he sounded off to earlier.

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* ''Fanfic/RWBYEpicOfRemnant'': Angra Mainyu remembers helping Bazett and Caren during ''VisualNovel/FateHollowAtaraxia''. He admits helping them and helping Gudako makes him happy.


* Possibly the entire point of ''Series/MyNameIsEarl'', Earl starts doing good things for fairly selfish reasons (he wants bad things to stop happening to him) but fairly quickly finds out that Good Feels Good and starts trying to do the right thing for its own sake.

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* Possibly the entire point of ''Series/MyNameIsEarl'', Earl starts doing good things for fairly selfish reasons (he wants found out about the concept of [[LaserGuidedKarma karma]] and thought that if he did good things then bad things to would stop happening to him) but fairly quickly finds out that Good Feels Good and starts trying to do the right thing for its own sake.

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* [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] rather darkly in [[Series/JessicaJones2015 Jessica Jones]] Season 3. Making the world better feels good. Making the world ''[[PayEvilUntoEvil permanently]]'' better feels incredible. At least, according to [[spoiler: [[AllergicToEvil Erik Gerben]]]].
--> '''[[spoiler: Erik]]:''' It's like the whole world just ''changed''.

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* ''ComicBook/AllNewUltimates'': Bombshell seems really enthusiastic about fighting bad guys. The reason she even joined Spider-Woman's team was to do good for once in her life.

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* People are more likely to like you if you ask small favors of them rather than do small favors for them, with the reason being it simply feels nice to do something good for someone and be thanked for it.


* The whole idea of "Pass It Along" from ''WesternAnimation/{{Shelldon}}'' in which Connie's school project that she chooses is that she does two favors for two people with the idea that instead of returning the favor to her, each of them instead does a favor for two other people.

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* The whole idea of "Pass It Along" "Pay Happiness Forward" from ''WesternAnimation/{{Shelldon}}'' in which Connie's school project that she chooses is that she does two favors for two people with the idea that instead of returning the favor to her, each of them instead does a favor for two other people.

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* The whole idea of "Pass It Along" from ''WesternAnimation/{{Shelldon}}'' in which Connie's school project that she chooses is that she does two favors for two people with the idea that instead of returning the favor to her, each of them instead does a favor for two other people.



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* ''Literature/ChanceAndChoicesAdventures'':
** The usual reaction of people who spend time around the Williams family is to be quickly swept up in their positive attitude. In particular Ben, a member of the [[BanditClan Butterfield Gang]] in the second book, while being taken to Little Rock where he will surely be executed, [[HeelFaithTurn chooses to repent]] and spends the trip listening to Bible stories, fishing, and talking with the others. He specifically mentions it's the best he's felt since he was a kid.
** Also subverted from time to time. Notably, with fellow Butterfield Gang member Roy Butterfield, who becomes even more cold-hearted over the course of the second book, specifically because [[IgnoredEpiphany he sees how happy good people are and he hates it]].


** Played with in the sequel, ''Duscworld/MakingMoney''. Moist's job has become boring and his mood has deteriorated to the point where he is breaking into his own building because he can, and even carrying around a blackjack despite the fact the he loathes weapons. He starts acting heroically again after being tricked and coerced into a new job as the head of a bank. Seems that Moist would rather be a bad guy with an interesting life than a good guy with a boring one, but being a good guy with an interesting life is even better.

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** Played with in the sequel, ''Duscworld/MakingMoney''.''Discworld/MakingMoney''. Moist's job has become boring and his mood has deteriorated to the point where he is breaking into his own building because he can, and even carrying around a blackjack despite the fact the he loathes weapons. He starts acting heroically again after being tricked and coerced into a new job as the head of a bank. Seems that Moist would rather be a bad guy with an interesting life than a good guy with a boring one, but being a good guy with an interesting life is even better.


* On the first Thanksgiving episode of ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', Ted and Robin find Barney at a soup kitchen, serving dinner to the homeless. Barney even states that the feeling of giving a hot, nutrious meal to someone who needs it feels so good it's like getting a "soul boner". [[spoiler:Granted, he was doing court-ordered community service, but he was ''still'' doing it and was very goot at it.]]

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* On the first Thanksgiving episode of ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', Ted and Robin find Barney at a soup kitchen, serving dinner to the homeless. Barney even states that the feeling of giving a hot, nutrious meal to someone who needs it feels so good it's like getting a "soul boner". [[spoiler:Granted, he was doing court-ordered community service, but he was ''still'' doing it and was very goot good at it.]]


* In the "Too Far" episode of ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', after Peridot originally insulted Amethyst, she later heroically saves her from the oncoming drill bit and apologizes for the accidental encounter, admitting she has much to learn about friendship from the Gems. Lampshaded a moment later:

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In the "Too Far" episode of ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', Far", after Peridot originally insulted Amethyst, she later heroically saves her from the oncoming drill bit and apologizes for the accidental encounter, admitting she has much to learn about friendship from the Gems. Lampshaded a moment later:


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** Implied in "Change Your Mind". [[spoiler: After Steven finally got White Diamond to realize he was his own person and not an incarnation of his mother, he's finally able to convince her to accompany him and the other Diamonds back to Earth to help restore the corrupted gems. At first, White is extremely uncomfortable with being on Earth, but once Steven's plan works and the corrupted gems return to normal, her expression warms and she shows an earnest smile rather than the condescending one she usually has. She, Blue, and Yellow Diamond leave Earth on good terms with Steven and the Crystal Gems.]]


* This may be the reason why, in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersGenerationOne'', Autobot recruits tended to outnumber those for Decepticons. Watch the old commercials if you want proof. One example is a commercial that introduced ''six'' new Autobots(Smoescreen, Tracks, Hoist, Inferno, Red Alert, and Grapple) only introduced two Decepticons (Durge and Thrust.)

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* This may be the reason why, in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersGenerationOne'', Autobot recruits tended to outnumber those for Decepticons. Watch the old commercials if you want proof. One example is a commercial that introduced ''six'' new Autobots(Smoescreen, Autobots (Smokescreen, Tracks, Hoist, Inferno, Red Alert, and Grapple) only introduced two Decepticons (Durge by contrast (Dirge and Thrust.)


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* In the "Too Far" episode of ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', after Peridot originally insulted Amethyst, she later heroically saves her from the oncoming drill bit and apologizes for the accidental encounter, admitting she has much to learn about friendship from the Gems. Lampshaded a moment later:
-->'''Steven''': How do you feel?\\
'''Peridot''': [[LampshadeHanging Big]].

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* ''VideoGame/SonicChronicles'': When circumstances force Dr. Eggman to [[EnemyMine join Sonic and his party in their quest]], he’s increasingly surprised by how enjoyable he finds adventuring and helping people to be, admitting to Tails that he finally understands why the heroes do it. [[spoiler:It doesn’t cause him to actually ''turn'' good mind you; he still betrays the party the second it becomes beneficial, tricking them into leaving him behind when they go into the Twilight Cage so he can restore his robot army while they’re trapped in there. [[DeconstructedTrope Just because he mildly enjoys being good doesn’t mean he likes it more than being evil]].]]

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