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* In ''Fanfic/TheRoseAndTheCrown'' [[Film/{{Cinderella}} Cinderella]] is one to the politics of the court and the kingdom.

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* In ''Fanfic/TheRoseAndTheCrown'' [[Film/{{Cinderella}} [[Disney/{{Cinderella}} Cinderella]] is one to the politics of the court and the kingdom.


* ''Series/LawAndOrderSVU'': Detective Brian Cassidy, in the first season. Played with in that he does not last the season. Retroactively [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] to some extent in Season 20, when it's revealed that [[spoiler:his actual problem wasn't that he was naive, it was that the cases were hitting a little too close to home, because he had been sexually abused as a child.]]

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* ''Series/LawAndOrderSVU'': Detective Brian Cassidy, in the first season. Played with in that he does not last the season. Retroactively [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] to some extent in Season 20, when it's revealed that [[spoiler:his actual problem [[spoiler:he wasn't that he was naive, it was that actually a naive kid being shocked by the nature of their cases, but rather the cases were hitting a little too close to home, because he had been sexually abused as a child.]]


* ''Series/LawAndOrderSVU'': Detective Brian Cassidy, in the first season. Played with in that he does not last the season.

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* ''Series/LawAndOrderSVU'': Detective Brian Cassidy, in the first season. Played with in that he does not last the season. Retroactively [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] to some extent in Season 20, when it's revealed that [[spoiler:his actual problem wasn't that he was naive, it was that the cases were hitting a little too close to home, because he had been sexually abused as a child.]]


Compare UnfazedEveryman and LogicalLatecomer. Contrast TeamPrimaDonna.

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Compare UnfazedEveryman UnfazedEveryman, who accepts any new situation with ease and LogicalLatecomer.few questions asked (if any), and LogicalLatecomer, a newcomer whose questions about the work's StatusQuo are meant to lampshade it rather than invite explanation. Contrast TeamPrimaDonna.


%%* Thomas from ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow''.

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%%* * Thomas from ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow''.''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'' is a subversion of this trope, as he doesn't interact with the rest of the cast often enough to be react to the crazy events that always happen.


* Fry from ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' was a prime example of this trope...but he adapted too quickly and the writers decided to make him TooDumbToLive.
* Jubilee in the 1990s ''WesternAnimation/XMen'' cartoon, since she's relatively new to the whole "humans hate mutants" thing and takes a while to get used to the team, also being fairly easily manipulated by villains such as Sabretooth.

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* Fry from ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' was a prime example of started out as this trope...trope, but as the series went on and he adapted too quickly and to the writers decided 31st century, he transitioned to make him being TooDumbToLive.
* Jubilee in the 1990s ''WesternAnimation/XMen'' cartoon, since she's a teenager that is relatively new to the whole "humans hate mutants" thing and takes a while to get used to the team, also being fairly easily manipulated by villains such as Sabretooth.



* [[HumanAlien Starfire]] from ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' is new to earth, but since the audience is already familiar with earth this doesn't lead to {{infodump}}s. Mostly [[RuleOfFunny it's just funny]] to watch her suggest putting mint frosting on pizza and drinking mustard[[note]]she tried drinking it in the first place because of this trope, though she found the "tangy yellow beverage" to be "truly delightful" so she now does it by choice and thinks it's weird that humans ''don't'' do so[[/note]].

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* [[HumanAlien Starfire]] from ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' is new to earth, Earth, but since the audience is already familiar with earth the planet (we live here, after all) this doesn't lead to {{infodump}}s. Mostly [[RuleOfFunny it's just funny]] to watch her suggest putting mint frosting on pizza and drinking mustard[[note]]she tried drinking it in the first place because of this trope, though she found the "tangy yellow beverage" to be "truly delightful" so she now does it by choice and thinks it's weird that humans ''don't'' do so[[/note]].


** In ''Film/AvengersEndgame'', Scott Lang serves this role, as his own adventures were completely divorced from every major event of the "Infinity Saga" outside his brief participation in ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar''. Most of the characters treat him as a bumbling idiot as a result.

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** In ''Film/AvengersEndgame'', while a fair number of characters express confusion or shock about certain pieces of information, it's mostly Scott Lang that serves this role, as his own adventures [[Film/AntMan own]] [[Film/AntManAndTheWasp adventures]] were completely divorced from every major event of the "Infinity Saga" outside his brief participation in ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar''. Most of Coupled with him having been [[spoiler:stuck in the characters treat him as a bumbling idiot as a result.quantum realm for five years]], and he's utterly LockedOutOfTheLoop.

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** In ''Film/AvengersEndgame'', Scott Lang serves this role, as his own adventures were completely divorced from every major event of the "Infinity Saga" outside his brief participation in ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar''. Most of the characters treat him as a bumbling idiot as a result.


* In ''{{Literature/Dracula}}'', Jonathan Harker is an englishman exploring Transylvania. His contant commentary on the strange new lands gives him away as a stranger in a stange place

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* In ''{{Literature/Dracula}}'', Jonathan Harker is an englishman exploring Transylvania. His contant commentary on the strange new lands gives him away as a stranger in a stange strange place


* Luffy tends to get most of these moments in ''Manga/OnePiece'', as he honestly doesn't care how the world works unless it's directly relevant to him somehow. The other members of the Straw Hat crew also occasionally get moments of it, being among the very few denizens of the relatively tame East Blue to travel the considerably deadlier Grand Line, and thus having heard precious little about it beforehand.
** This is enfourced with the TimeSkip, as Luffy was kept out of the loop for two years, so he could focus solely on his training. All the news that occured within those two years were slowly revealed to Luffy and the audience after the TimeSkip.

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* Luffy tends to get most of these moments in ''Manga/OnePiece'', as he honestly doesn't care how the world works unless it's directly relevant to him somehow. The other members of the Straw Hat crew also occasionally get moments of it, being among the very few denizens of the relatively tame East Blue to travel the considerably deadlier Grand Line, and thus having heard precious little about it beforehand.
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beforehand. This is enfourced enforced with the TimeSkip, as Luffy was kept out of the loop for two years, so he could focus solely on his training. All the news that occured within those two years were slowly revealed to Luffy and the audience after the TimeSkip.


* ''PowerRangers'': This show is rather fond of this, typically putting one of these in as Red Ranger. This in contrast to ''SuperSentai'', more fond of having the same ranger be TheAce, leading to occasional amusing dissonance between character and behavior in the American version.

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* ''PowerRangers'': ''Franchise/PowerRangers'': This show is rather fond of this, typically putting one of these in as Red Ranger. This in contrast to ''SuperSentai'', ''Franchise/SuperSentai'', more fond of having the same ranger be TheAce, leading to occasional amusing dissonance between character and behavior in the American version.


%%* Mikado Ryugamine in ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}''. [[spoiler: Or is he?]]

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%%* Mikado Ryugamine in ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}''. [[spoiler: Or [[spoiler:Or is he?]]



%%* ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'': Haruhi transfers into Ouran in the first episode and then she's dragged into its host club. She's baffled by all the odd rich people at first, then she takes it in stride.

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%%* ** This is enfourced with the TimeSkip, as Luffy was kept out of the loop for two years, so he could focus solely on his training. All the news that occured within those two years were slowly revealed to Luffy and the audience after the TimeSkip.
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''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'': Haruhi transfers into Ouran in the first episode and then she's dragged into its host club. She's baffled by all the odd rich people at first, then she takes it in stride.



* Astral in ''Anime/YuGiOhZEXAL'', although he has become less naive as the series has progressed.

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* Astral in ''Anime/YuGiOhZEXAL'', although who is unaware of the how the world there works. Although he has become less naive as the series has progressed.progressed. Yuma also counts, as he's rather bad in playing Duel Monsters and has to learn it through duels.



* ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha''

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* ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha''''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'':



** In ''Manga/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaVivid'', [[DefeatMeansFriendship newly befriended]] co-protagonist Einhart Stratos takes this role for [=CompAce=] readers unfamiliar with the rest of the ''Nanoha'' franchise. This leads to a hilarious moment early on when she mistakes [[PersonOfMassDestruction Nanoha and Fate]] for ordinary mothers.

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** In ''Manga/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaVivid'', [[DefeatMeansFriendship newly befriended]] co-protagonist Einhart Einhard Stratos takes this role for [=CompAce=] readers unfamiliar with the rest of the ''Nanoha'' franchise. This leads to a hilarious moment early on when she mistakes [[PersonOfMassDestruction Nanoha and Fate]] for ordinary mothers.



* In ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', Team 8 acts as this for the first arc. Despite their time at the ninja academy, they're still rookie ninja who don't know much about what being a ninja actually means.

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* In ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', Team 8 7 acts as this for the first arc. Despite their time at the ninja academy, they're still rookie ninja who don't know much about what being a ninja actually means.


* In ''Literature/Dracula'', Jonathan Harker is an englishman exploring Transylvania. His contant commentary on the strange new lands gives him away as a stranger in a stange place

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* In ''Literature/Dracula'', ''{{Literature/Dracula}}'', Jonathan Harker is an englishman exploring Transylvania. His contant commentary on the strange new lands gives him away as a stranger in a stange place



* ''Literature/{{Foundation}}'': "His name was Gaal Dornick and he was just a country boy who had never seen Trantor before."

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* ''Literature/{{Foundation}}'': "His "Literature/ThePsychohistorians": This story replaces a part of "Literature/TheEncyclopedists" and introduces Gaal Dornick so that someone unfamiliar with Trantor politics can be used to [[TheWatson ask questions of the other characters]]. He's especially useful to introduce the audience to psychohistory, a branch of mathematics whose broad strokes is pivotal to understanding the plot of the ''{{Literature/Foundation}}'' series.
-->"His
name was Gaal Dornick and he was just a country boy who had never seen Trantor before."


* Tom from ''Film/MortalEngines'', especially in comparison to the cynical and very experienced Hester. He's never been outside London before the events of the film, so the audience is introduced to many of the film's concepts - scavenger towns, Airhaven and the Anti-Traction League, Shan-guo - through his eyes.

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* Tom from ''Film/MortalEngines'', especially in comparison to the cynical and very experienced Hester. He's never been outside London before the events of the film, so the audience is introduced to many of the film's concepts - scavenger towns, Airhaven and the Anti-Traction League, Shan-guo Shan Guo - through his eyes.

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