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%%* Paine from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2''. It helps that she was involved with [[spoiler:the Crimson Squad and their absolute disaster of a mission where the squad members ended up killing each other, and then one of the survivors (and her friend) shooting her and her other friends InTheBack]].


* Dr. Ian Malcolm in the ''Franchise/JurassicPark'' franchise "suffers from a deplorable excess of personality. Especially for a mathematician", as Dr. Hammond explains in the former's very first scene in the original movie. He's played by the dark-haired, six-foot-four-and-a-half-inches tall Creator/JeffGoldblum, dresses primarily in black at all times, wryly sums up his love life as "always on the lookout for a future ex-Mrs.-Malcolm", and from the beginning is '''constantly''' warning other characters in GibberingGenius fashion about the inevitability of their best-laid plans involving the dinosaurs going horribly wrong. And over his three appearances in the films...well, as he puts it in the first film as the ''T. rex'' breaches the deactivated fence, "Boy, do I hate being right all the time." Notably, he's the BreakoutCharacter of the franchise as far as the humans go -- his character didn't survive the original novel, but not only was he SparedByTheAdaptation a {{Retcon}} made him the protagonist of the sequel novel ''The Lost World'' and corresponding loose film adaptation thereof, the latter of which has his ego pricked by having to deal with/protect both a current girlfriend and a frustrated daughter from a previous relationship...though he's ''still'' the OnlySaneMan of the good guys.

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* Dr. Ian Malcolm in the ''Franchise/JurassicPark'' franchise "suffers from a deplorable excess of personality. Especially for a mathematician", as Dr. Hammond explains in the former's very first scene in the original movie.scene. He's played by the dark-haired, six-foot-four-and-a-half-inches tall Creator/JeffGoldblum, dresses primarily in black at all times, wryly sums up his love life as "always on the lookout for a future ex-Mrs.-Malcolm", and from the beginning is '''constantly''' '''always, constantly''' warning other characters in GibberingGenius fashion about the inevitability of their best-laid plans involving the dinosaurs going horribly wrong. And over his three appearances in the films...well, And...as he puts it in the first film as the ''T. rex'' breaches the deactivated fence, "Boy, do I hate being right all the time." Notably, he's " He's the BreakoutCharacter of the franchise as far as the humans go -- his character he didn't survive the original novel, but not only was he SparedByTheAdaptation a {{Retcon}} made him the protagonist of the sequel novel ''The Lost World'' and corresponding loose film adaptation thereof, the latter of -- in which has his ego is pricked by having to deal with/protect both a current girlfriend and a frustrated daughter from a previous relationship...though he's ''still'' the OnlySaneMan of the good guys. After all that, his cameo appearance in ''Film/JurassicWorldFallenKingdom'' 20 years later reveals he's gone grey and dropped the snark in the intervening time, and is now a sort of BigGood.


** Mr. Bush (appeared in Series Two and Three) is a fine specimen of TallDarkAndHandsome, but his lines involve a fair share of snarky remarks and sneering comments. Though a decent man and reliable friend, he's also very strict with his subordinates, as seen with his initial disdain towards Archie and Horatio, and his memorable introduction to Midshipmen Hammond and Orrock in the third series: "I expect you to know this ship like the back of your hand, or else you shall know the back of mine."



** Mr. Bush (appeared in Series Two and Three) is a fine specimen of TallDarkAndHandsome, but his lines involve a fair share of snarky remarks and sneering comments. Though a decent man and reliable friend, he's also very strict with his subordinates, as seen with his initial disdain towards Archie and Horatio, and his memorable introduction to Midshipmen Hammond and Orrock in the third series: "I expect you to know this ship like the back of your hand, or else you shall know the back of mine."


* ''Webcomic/TheShufflers'' has Hiddenite, who has dark hair, a stoic, quiet, demeanour, and a tendency to snark at his charge Märchen. He is nonetheless incredibly loyal to Märchen.

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* ''Webcomic/TheShufflers'' has Hiddenite, who has dark hair, a stoic, quiet, demeanour, and a tendency to snark at his charge Märchen. He is nonetheless incredibly loyal to Märchen. He even has a personal world where it’s always night and snowing.


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* ''Webcomic/TheShufflers'' has Hiddenite, who has dark hair, a stoic, quiet, demeanour, and a tendency to snark at his charge Märchen. He is nonetheless incredibly loyal to Märchen.


%%* ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance]]'' and its sequel:

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%%* ''VisualNovel/UnderTheMoon'' has twin brothers Leni and Seizh; they express this trope in different ways.
%%** Leni does not suffer fools.
%%** Seizh does, but mostly for the chance to ridicule people.

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%%* * ''VisualNovel/UnderTheMoon'' has twin brothers Leni and Seizh; both have dark-hair, both have {{Instant Fan Club}}s of adoring girls in their high school classes, but they express this trope in different ways.
%%** ** Leni does not suffer fools.
%%** ** Seizh does, but mostly for the chance to ridicule people.


* Dr. Ian Malcolm in the ''Franchise/JurassicPark'' franchise "suffers from a deplorable excess of personality. Especially for a mathematician", as Dr. Hammond explains in the former's very first scene in the original movie. He's played by the dark-haired, six-foot-four-and-a-half-inches tall Creator/JeffGoldblum, dresses primarily in black at all times, wryly sums up his love life as "always on the lookout for a future ex-Mrs.-Malcolm", and from the beginning is '''constantly''' warning other characters in GibberingGenius fashion about the inevitability of their best-laid plans involving the dinosaurs going horribly wrong. And over his three appearances in the films...well, as he puts it in the first film as the ''T. rex'' breaches the deactivated fence, "Boy, do I hate being right all the time." Notably, he's the BreakoutCharacter of the franchise as far as the humans go -- his character didn't survive the original novel, but not only was he SparedByTheAdaptation a {{Retcon}} made him the protagonist of the sequel novel ''The Lost World'' and corresponding loose film adaptation thereof.

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* Dr. Ian Malcolm in the ''Franchise/JurassicPark'' franchise "suffers from a deplorable excess of personality. Especially for a mathematician", as Dr. Hammond explains in the former's very first scene in the original movie. He's played by the dark-haired, six-foot-four-and-a-half-inches tall Creator/JeffGoldblum, dresses primarily in black at all times, wryly sums up his love life as "always on the lookout for a future ex-Mrs.-Malcolm", and from the beginning is '''constantly''' warning other characters in GibberingGenius fashion about the inevitability of their best-laid plans involving the dinosaurs going horribly wrong. And over his three appearances in the films...well, as he puts it in the first film as the ''T. rex'' breaches the deactivated fence, "Boy, do I hate being right all the time." Notably, he's the BreakoutCharacter of the franchise as far as the humans go -- his character didn't survive the original novel, but not only was he SparedByTheAdaptation a {{Retcon}} made him the protagonist of the sequel novel ''The Lost World'' and corresponding loose film adaptation thereof.thereof, the latter of which has his ego pricked by having to deal with/protect both a current girlfriend and a frustrated daughter from a previous relationship...though he's ''still'' the OnlySaneMan of the good guys.


* Dr. Ian Malcolm in the ''Franchise/JurassicPark'' franchise "suffers from a deplorable excess of personality. Especially for a mathematician", as Dr. Hammond explains in the former's very first scene in the original movie. He's played by the dark-haired, six-foot-four-and-a-half-inches tall Creator/JeffGoldblum, dresses primarily in black at all times, wryly sums up his love life as "always on the lookout for a future ex-Mrs.-Malcolm", and from the beginning is '''constantly''' warning other characters in GibberingGenius fashion about the inevitability of their best-laid plans involving the dinosaurs going horribly wrong. And over his three appearances in the films...well, as he puts it in the first film as the ''T. rex'' breaches the deactivated fence, "Boy, do I hate being right all the time." Notably, he's the BreakoutCharacter of the franchise as far as the humans go -- his character didn't survive the original novel but not only was he SparedByTheAdaptation, but thanks to a {{Retcon}} went on to become the protagonist of the sequel novel ''The Lost World'' and corresponding loose film adaptation thereof.

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* Dr. Ian Malcolm in the ''Franchise/JurassicPark'' franchise "suffers from a deplorable excess of personality. Especially for a mathematician", as Dr. Hammond explains in the former's very first scene in the original movie. He's played by the dark-haired, six-foot-four-and-a-half-inches tall Creator/JeffGoldblum, dresses primarily in black at all times, wryly sums up his love life as "always on the lookout for a future ex-Mrs.-Malcolm", and from the beginning is '''constantly''' warning other characters in GibberingGenius fashion about the inevitability of their best-laid plans involving the dinosaurs going horribly wrong. And over his three appearances in the films...well, as he puts it in the first film as the ''T. rex'' breaches the deactivated fence, "Boy, do I hate being right all the time." Notably, he's the BreakoutCharacter of the franchise as far as the humans go -- his character didn't survive the original novel novel, but not only was he SparedByTheAdaptation, but thanks to SparedByTheAdaptation a {{Retcon}} went on to become made him the protagonist of the sequel novel ''The Lost World'' and corresponding loose film adaptation thereof.


%%* Creator/JeffGoldblum, rather like Creator/AlanRickman, has made a pretty good career out of this. One particularly notable example is Ian Malcolm from Franchise/JurassicPark.

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%%* * Dr. Ian Malcolm in the ''Franchise/JurassicPark'' franchise "suffers from a deplorable excess of personality. Especially for a mathematician", as Dr. Hammond explains in the former's very first scene in the original movie. He's played by the dark-haired, six-foot-four-and-a-half-inches tall Creator/JeffGoldblum, rather like Creator/AlanRickman, has made dresses primarily in black at all times, wryly sums up his love life as "always on the lookout for a pretty good career out of this. One particularly notable example is Ian Malcolm future ex-Mrs.-Malcolm", and from Franchise/JurassicPark.the beginning is '''constantly''' warning other characters in GibberingGenius fashion about the inevitability of their best-laid plans involving the dinosaurs going horribly wrong. And over his three appearances in the films...well, as he puts it in the first film as the ''T. rex'' breaches the deactivated fence, "Boy, do I hate being right all the time." Notably, he's the BreakoutCharacter of the franchise as far as the humans go -- his character didn't survive the original novel but not only was he SparedByTheAdaptation, but thanks to a {{Retcon}} went on to become the protagonist of the sequel novel ''The Lost World'' and corresponding loose film adaptation thereof.


%% ** ''Film/DoctorStrange''. Comes with the territory of being played by Creator/BenedictCumberbatch.

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* Hak, from ''Manga/AkatsukiNoYona'', [[EstablishingCharacterMoment establishes]] himself as a SarcasticDevotee in his first appearance in chapter one (Princess Yona was complaining about her hair, to which he responds that there is nothing wrong with her hair but rather her head), and at least half of what comes out of his mouth is snark-laden. He also happens to be among the tallest characters of the cast, the greatest military genius known to the setting, and a [[CelibateHero chaste]] ChickMagnet who is [[SingleTargetSexuality completely]] [[BodyguardCrush devoted]] to [[ObliviousToLove Princess Yona]].


%%* Yu Kanda from ''Manga/DGrayMan'' and Tyki, who, in fact, pretty much matches the title Tall, Dark and Snarky ''literally''.
%%* Uchiha Sasuke from ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', mainly in part one.
%%** Hyuga Neji is this too, both in part one and in ''Shippuden''.
%%* Sebastian from ''Manga/BlackButler'', in spades.

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%%* Yu Kanda Doumeki Shizuka from ''Manga/DGrayMan'' and Tyki, who, in fact, pretty much matches the title Tall, Dark and Snarky ''literally''.
''Manga/XxxHolic''. Although he's only really particularly snarky to Watanuki.
%%* Uchiha Sasuke ''Anime/AshitaNoNadja'': Antionio Fabiani.
%%* Roderich/Austria
from ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', mainly ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'' is more of a SugarAndIceGuy, but he approaches this when he's at his snarkiest.
%%* Guts from ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' isn't just tall (6'4") and [[TallDarkAndHandsome handsome]], he has quite a bit of [[DeadpanSnarker snark]]
in part one.
him as well.
%%* Roger Smith from ''Anime/TheBigO'' is well-behaved, but otherwise fits this trope perfectly. He may be too smooth to say how stupid people are being, but you can see it in his facial expressions.
%%* ''Manga/BlackButler'':
%%** Hyuga Neji is this too, both in part one and in ''Shippuden''.
%%* Sebastian from ''Manga/BlackButler'',
Sebastian, in spades.



%%* Studio Ghibli's ''Whisper of the Heart'' has Amasawa Seiji.
* ''Manga/{{Gintama}}''
** Hijikata fits this trope nicely. Dark hair, popular with ladies, snarky, strict. So much so that his nickname is the demonic vice commander.
** His subordinate Okita could also be part of this trope despite not having dark hair, as he is quite snarky (actually, his personality borders on terrible) and [[TheLancer acts as a foil for Hijikata]]. He's also handsome enough that Gintoki once pointed out that, in comparison, Shinpachi was turtle poop.
%%* Kuroyanagi Ryou from ''Manga/YakitateJapan''.
%%* Female example: Caren from ''Manga/MermaidMelodyPichiPichiPitch''.
%%* Seto Kaiba (6'1") from ''Anime/YuGiOh'' and his {{Expy}}, Kaiser Ryo Marufuji, in ''Anime/YuGiOhGX''. Edo Phoenix also comes off as this type in the dub: "Now whether you like me or not, there's one fact no one out there can dispute: I'm the best. I can't be beaten."

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%%* Studio Ghibli's ''Whisper ''Manga/BlackJack'' is [[OmnidisciplinaryScientist absurdly hyper-competent]], dresses like Dracula most of the Heart'' time, and has Amasawa Seiji.
a [[DrJerk misanthropic streak]] the size of Tokyo.
%%* Uryu Ishida (though he defrosts a bit when he joins the TrueCompanions), Byakuya Kuchiki, [[spoiler:Sousuke Aizen]], Ulquiorra Schiffer, and Shukuro Tsukishima of ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''.
%%* Mui in ''Manwha/TheBrideOfTheWaterGod''.
%%* Lelouch from ''Anime/CodeGeass'' is tall, handsome, arrogant and very snarky when especially around a certain green-haired lady.
%%* Synchro from ''Anime/CorrectorYui'' has dark ''skin'' and acts somewhat less aloof than the standard, but otherwise fits pretty well.
%%* This is basically an Abh's [[PlanetOfHats hat]] in ''LightNovel/CrestOfTheStars'' and its sequels. The guys mean business, and their snarkiness is well justified (for the most part), but God, are they arrogant...
%%* Yu Kanda from ''Manga/DGrayMan'' and Tyki, who, in fact, pretty much matches the title Tall, Dark and Snarky ''literally''.
%%* Yamato Ishida from ''Anime/DigimonAdventure''.
%%* Izaya Orihara from ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'' is a bizarre cross between this and MagnificentBastard. Clad all in black, [[MrFanservice oh-so appealing]] [[DracoInLeatherPants to the fangirls]]...and an [[{{Jerkass}} arrogant jerk to boot.]]
%%* ''Manga/Eyeshield21'': Agon Kongo.
%%* TallDarkAndHandsome Dee from ''Manga/{{FAKE}}'' is a LovableSexManiac that also happens to be the series' ButtMonkey enamored with the resident male [[TheIngenue ingenue]]. So naturally, he has much to snark about.
%%* Tokiya Mikagami from ''Manga/FlameOfRecca'', although he has [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair light blue hair]] ([[AdaptationDyeJob or light brown, if you're watching the anime]]).
%%* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'': [[ColonelBadass Roy Mustang]] has his moments.
%%* Naoki Shinjyo in ''Anime/FutureGPXCyberFormula'' is TheAce, and he's also moody and a jerk at first (especially when Kyoko makes a separate team for Aoi). He softens up in the later [=OVAs=], but it still shows up on occasion.
%%* Edmond Dantes/Gankutsuou of ''Anime/{{Gankutsuou}}''.
%%* [[BloodKnight Shion Izumi]] from ''Manga/{{Gantz}}"". The most [[AxCrazy brutal fighter]] on the team and an incurable smartass, as well.
* ''Manga/{{Gintama}}''
**
''Manga/GetBackers'': While not particularly tall, Ban Mido has dark hair, is a [[InsufferableGenius "combat expert" very well-read on a number of obscure subjects]], and is the most arrogant, foul-mouthed member of the main cast. And a Type-A {{Tsundere}}, to boot.
%%* Hayato Jin from ''Manga/GetterRobo''.
%%* Kazuya Shibuya from ''Manga/GhostHunt''. Mai believes that he's so incredibly full of himself that she starts calling him "Naru" (shorthand for "narcissist") after she first meets him.
* ''Manga/{{Gintama}}'':
Hijikata fits this trope nicely. Dark has dark hair, is popular with ladies, snarky, strict. So and strict.
%%* Franchise/{{Gundam}}:
%%** Since Heero Yuy is too short (5'1"), Treize Kushrenada (181 cm)...only he is
much so more [[MagnificentBastard FABULOUS]]. He rarely outright says that his nickname people are being idiots, but you can tell that that's exactly what he's thinking.
%%** Rau Le Creuset from ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSeed'' and Gilbert Durandal from ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSeedDestiny''.
%%** Tieria Erde (pre-CharacterDevelopment), Hallelujah Haptism, Lyle Dylandy, Lasse Aeon, Ali Al-Saachez (despite being a redhead), and Andrei Smirnov from ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam00''.
%%* VillainProtagonist Alucard, BadassBookworm Walter Dornez, and JerkWithAHeartOfGold Pip Bernadotte of ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}''. Even LadyOfWar Integra Hellsing has her moments.
%%* Mamoru Takamura from ''Manga/HajimeNoIppo''.
%%* Sesshoumaru from ''Manga/InuYasha''
is the demonic vice commander.
** His subordinate Okita could also be part
a particularly deadly example of this trope despite not having dark hair, as he is quite snarky (actually, his personality borders on terrible) and [[TheLancer acts as a foil for Hijikata]]. He's also handsome enough trope. Helped along by the fact that Gintoki once pointed out that, in comparison, Shinpachi was turtle poop.
%%* Kuroyanagi Ryou from ''Manga/YakitateJapan''.
%%* Female example: Caren from ''Manga/MermaidMelodyPichiPichiPitch''.
%%* Seto Kaiba (6'1") from ''Anime/YuGiOh'' and
he typically punctuates his {{Expy}}, Kaiser Ryo Marufuji, in ''Anime/YuGiOhGX''. Edo Phoenix also comes off as this type in the dub: "Now whether you like me or not, there's one fact no one out there can dispute: I'm the best. I can't be beaten."snarks with incredibly devastating attacks.



* Eiri Yuki from ''{{Manga/Gravitation}}'', despite his blond hair, is a perfect example of this. Not only is he exceedingly aloof on almost all occasions and attracts a lot of female attention (which is parodied in the ''{{OVA}}'' when he grabs the hand of a female fan at an autograph session and she blushes and actually skyrockets into the sky while he himself remains impassive), but he is romantically paired with Shuichi, who is as energetic and emotional as a {{Keet}} can get.
* Sesshoumaru from ''Manga/InuYasha'' is a particularly deadly example of this trope. Helped along by the fact that he typically punctuates his snarks with incredibly devastating attacks.
%%* Rukawa Kaede and Hisashi Mitsui from ''Manga/SlamDunk''.
%%* Even more so than being {{tsundere}} (which is arguable at best), Asuka of ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' is the female embodiment of this trope. Well, she isn't tall (yet) or dark (she's a redhead), but ''boy'' is she snarky. Her usual costume is red and black (everyone else's is white and/or blue)...
%%** No wonder Asuka has a major crush on a guy who ''does'' fit here: Misato's ex-boyfriend, Ryoji Kaji, who even manages to deal the snark [[spoiler:when he's about to be shot to death]].
%%** Gendo Ikari is a MagnificentBastard version of this.
* Roger Smith from ''Anime/TheBigO'' is well-behaved, but otherwise fits this trope perfectly. He may be too smooth to say how stupid people are being, but you can see it in his facial expressions.



%%* To some degree, Synchro from ''Anime/CorrectorYui''. He has dark ''skin'' and acts somewhat less aloof than the standard, but otherwise fits pretty well.

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%%* To some degree, Synchro Caren from ''Anime/CorrectorYui''. He ''Manga/MermaidMelodyPichiPichiPitch''.
%%* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':
%%** Uchiha Sasuke, mainly in part one.
%%** Hyuga Neji is this too, both in part one and in ''Shippuden''.
%%* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'':
%%** Misato's ex-boyfriend, Ryoji Kaji, who even manages to deal the snark [[spoiler:when he's about to be shot to death]].
%%** Gendo Ikari is a MagnificentBastard version of this.
%%* ''Manga/OnePiece'': [[ArrogantKungFuGuy Rob Lucci]] is an explicitly villainous version, although everyone around him ''does'' tend to act like morons.
* Kyoya-senpai from ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub''
has dark ''skin'' hair, ScaryShinyGlasses, and intense snark.
* George from ''Manga/ParadiseKiss'' is a Tall, Dark and Snarky [[TheDandy dandy]] and InsufferableGenius with an outstanding talent as a fashion designer. He's also a {{Bishonen}} and ChivalrousPervert.
%%* Hayate from ''Manga/{{Pretear}}'', though, half the time, he is snarky
and acts somewhat less aloof than like a jerk on purpose.
%%-->'''Hayate:''' ''[after Himeno falls and lands on him]'' You are so heavy! Dammit, there are limits even to stupidity. You jump out of a bush, land right on top of me, and expect I won't mind
the standard, but otherwise fits pretty well.inconvenience? Damn, you are heavy. I thought was gonna die.\\
%%'''Himeno:''' Hey, don't you have any manners? Why didn't you ask, "Are you alright, miss?" before you tossed me aside?\\
%%'''Hayate:''' Hey, I could say the same thing to you. You nearly crushed me when you came flying out of that hedge. You're very heavy!



* Fakir from ''Anime/PrincessTutu'' fits the description so well it almost seems like it was written ''about'' him, right down to the chipper main character teaching him ThePowerOfLove. He's tall (or taller than most of the show's characters, at least) with dark hair and an endless supply of snark.
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* Fakir from ''Anime/PrincessTutu'' fits the description so well it almost seems like it was written ''about'' him, right down to the chipper main character teaching him ThePowerOfLove. He's tall (or is taller than most of the show's characters, at least) with dark hair and an endless supply of snark.
snark:
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* Hayate from ''Manga/{{Pretear}}'', though, half the time, he is snarky and acts like a jerk on purpose.
-->'''Hayate:''' ''[after Himeno falls and lands on him]'' You are so heavy! Dammit, there are limits even to stupidity. You jump out of a bush, land right on top of me, and expect I won't mind the inconvenience? Damn, you are heavy. I thought was gonna die.\\
'''Himeno:''' Hey, don't you have any manners? Why didn't you ask, "Are you alright, miss?" before you tossed me aside?\\
'''Hayate:''' Hey, I could say the same thing to you. You nearly crushed me when you came flying out of that hedge. You're very heavy!
* Rei Otohata in ''Manga/SuperGals!'' has been elected the most popular guy by a Gal magazine, but he's often cold and sarcastic towards Gals and her their lifestyle, thinking that they are shallow.
%%* Another one with the wrong hair color and all the other traits: [[spoiler:Keith Harcourt (Black Rose)]] from ''AshitaNoNadja''.
%%** Also, Antionio Fabiani.
%%* Hayato Jin from ''Manga/GetterRobo''.
%%* This is basically an Abh's [[PlanetOfHats hat]] in ''LightNovel/CrestOfTheStars'' and its sequels. The guys mean business, and their snarkiness is well justified (for the most part), but God, are they arrogant...
%%* Franchise/{{Gundam}} has several of those:
%%** Char Aznable in the [[Anime/MobileSuitGundam original]] [[Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam series]] and [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamCharsCounterattack movie]], despite being blond.
%%** Since Heero Yuy is too short (5'1"), Treize Kushrenada (181 cm)...only he is much more [[MagnificentBastard FABULOUS]]. Like Roger Smith from ''Anime/TheBigO'', he rarely outright says that people are being idiots, but you can tell that that's exactly what he's thinking.
%%** Rau Le Creuset from ''[[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSeed Gundam SEED]]'' and Gilbert Durandal from ''[[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSeedDestiny Gundam SEED Destiny]]''.
%%** Tieria Erde (pre-CharacterDevelopment), Hallelujah Haptism, Lyle Dylandy, Lasse Aeon, Ali Al-Saachez (despite being a redhead), and Andrei Smirnov from ''[[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Gundam 00]]''.

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* Hayate from ''Manga/{{Pretear}}'', though, half %%* ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'': In the time, he manga, although Ranma Saotome is snarky an InsufferableGenius and acts like a jerk DeadpanSnarker, he's also one of the most optimistic people in the cast. So much so that when he tries to learn an attack based on purpose.
-->'''Hayate:''' ''[after Himeno falls
depression, he fails because he's just too much of a happy person. In essence, he fulfills both the optimistic Hero role and lands on the sarcastic, untrusting {{Lancer}} role.
%%-->'''Shampoo:''' This present for Ranma!\\
%%'''Ranma:''' ''[looks at the oversized bell she's giving
him]'' You are so heavy! Dammit, there are limits Just what I wanted. A huge metal acorn.
%%* Nozomu "Mr. Despair" Itoshiki of ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei''.
%%* Ikuto from ''Manga/ShugoChara''. Amplified by him being five years older than the rest of the cast, and the PowerOfLove bit with Amu isn't
even to stupidity. You jump out of a bush, land right on top of me, subtle -- giant, heart-shaped IKnowYouAreInThereSomewhereFight attacks anybody.
%%* Rukawa Kaede
and expect I won't mind the inconvenience? Damn, you are heavy. I thought was gonna die.\\
'''Himeno:''' Hey, don't you have any manners? Why didn't you ask, "Are you alright, miss?" before you tossed me aside?\\
'''Hayate:''' Hey, I could say the same thing to you. You nearly crushed me when you came flying out of that hedge. You're very heavy!
*
Hisashi Mitsui from ''Manga/SlamDunk''.
%%*
Rei Otohata in ''Manga/SuperGals!'' has been elected the most popular guy by a Gal magazine, but he's often cold and sarcastic towards Gals and her their lifestyle, thinking that they are shallow.
%%* Another one with the wrong hair color TheDragon and all the other traits: [[spoiler:Keith Harcourt (Black Rose)]] CreepyMonotone user Legato Bluesummers from ''AshitaNoNadja''.
%%** Also, Antionio Fabiani.
''Manga/{{Trigun}}''.
%%* Hayato Jin Studio Ghibli's ''Whisper of the Heart'' has Amasawa Seiji.
%%* Akira Inugami of ''Manga/WolfGuyWolfenCrest''.
%%* Tsume of ''Anime/WolfsRain''.
%%* Kuroyanagi Ryou
from ''Manga/GetterRobo''.
''Manga/YakitateJapan''.
%%* This is basically an Abh's [[PlanetOfHats hat]] in ''LightNovel/CrestOfTheStars'' Seto Kaiba (6'1") from ''Anime/YuGiOh'' and its sequels. The guys mean business, and their snarkiness is well justified (for the most part), but God, are they arrogant...
%%* Franchise/{{Gundam}} has several of those:
%%** Char Aznable
his {{Expy}}, Kaiser Ryo Marufuji, in ''Anime/YuGiOhGX''. Edo Phoenix also comes off as this type in the [[Anime/MobileSuitGundam original]] [[Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam series]] and [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamCharsCounterattack movie]], despite being blond.
%%** Since Heero Yuy is too short (5'1"), Treize Kushrenada (181 cm)...only he is much more [[MagnificentBastard FABULOUS]]. Like Roger Smith from ''Anime/TheBigO'', he rarely outright says that people are being idiots, but
dub: "Now whether you like me or not, there's one fact no one out there can tell that that's exactly what he's thinking.
%%** Rau Le Creuset from ''[[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSeed Gundam SEED]]'' and Gilbert Durandal from ''[[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSeedDestiny Gundam SEED Destiny]]''.
%%** Tieria Erde (pre-CharacterDevelopment), Hallelujah Haptism, Lyle Dylandy, Lasse Aeon, Ali Al-Saachez (despite being a redhead), and Andrei Smirnov from ''[[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Gundam 00]]''.
dispute: I'm the best. I can't be beaten."



* Kazuya Shibuya from ''Manga/GhostHunt''. Mai believes that he's so incredibly full of himself that she starts calling him "Naru" (shorthand for "narcissist") after she first meets him.
%%* Yamato Ishida from ''Anime/DigimonAdventure''.
%%* Doumeki Shizuka from ''Manga/XxxHolic''. Although he's only really particularly snarky to Watanuki.
* Dr. Manga/BlackJack is [[OmnidisciplinaryScientist absurdly hyper-competent]], dresses like Dracula most of the time, and has a [[DrJerk misanthropic streak]] the size of Tokyo.
* George from ''Manga/ParadiseKiss'' is a Tall, Dark and Snarky [[TheDandy dandy]] and InsufferableGenius with an outstanding talent as a fashion designer. He's also a {{bishonen}} and ChivalrousPervert.
%%* ...Tall, ''[[Manga/DeathNote Light]]'', and Snarky?
* Kyoya-senpai from ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub''. Dark hair, [[ScaryShinyGlasses glasses]], Tamaki as his [[ThePollyanna cheerful foil]], and intense snark? The other host club members call him the 'shadow king'.
* Ikuto from ''Manga/ShugoChara''. Amplified by him being five years older than the rest of the cast, and the PowerOfLove bit with Amu isn't even subtle -- giant, heart-shaped IKnowYouAreInThereSomewhereFight attacks anybody.
%%* Mui in ''Manwha/TheBrideOfTheWaterGod''.
%%* Tsume of ''Anime/WolfsRain''.
%%* [[ArrogantKungFuGuy Rob]] [[Manga/OnePiece Lucci]] is an explicitly villainous version, although everyone around him ''does'' tend to act like morons.
%%* Mamoru Takamura from ''Manga/HajimeNoIppo''.
%%* Uryu Ishida (though he defrosts a bit when he joins the TrueCompanions), Byakuya Kuchiki, [[spoiler:Sousuke Aizen]], Ulquiorra Schiffer, and Shukuro Tsukishima of ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''.
%%* Roderich/Austria from ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'' is more of a SugarAndIceGuy, but he approaches this when he's at his snarkiest.
%%* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'''s [[ColonelBadass Roy Mustang]] has his moments.
%%* Izaya Orihara from ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'' is a bizarre cross between this and MagnificentBastard. Clad all in black, [[MrFanservice oh-so appealing]] [[DracoInLeatherPants to the fangirls]]...and an [[JerkAss arrogant jerk to boot.]]
%%* Nozomu "Mr. Despair" Itoshiki of ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei''.
%%* VillainProtagonist Alucard, BadassBookworm Walter Dornez, and JerkWithAHeartOfGold Pip Bernadotte of ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}''. Even LadyOfWar Integra Hellsing has her moments.
%%* TheDragon and CreepyMonotone user Legato Bluesummers from ''Manga/{{Trigun}}''.
* Naoki Shinjyo in ''Anime/FutureGPXCyberFormula''. He's TheAce, and he's also moody and a jerk at first (especially when Kyoko makes a separate team for Aoi). He softens up in the later [=OVAs=], but it still shows up on occasion.
%%* Edmond Dantes/Gankutsuou of ''Anime/{{Gankutsuou}}''.
* Barnaby Brooks Jr. from ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'' graduates at the top of his class before entering the public eye with a bang, rises through the ranks of superheroes in a very short period of time, attracts fans and admirers wherever he goes. And he is in private a kind of a standoffish jerk. [[DefrostingIceQueen He eventually gets better, though]].
%%* ''Manga/{{Eyeshield 21}}'': Agon Kongo.
%%* TallDarkAndHandsome MagnificentBastard Lelouch from ''Anime/CodeGeass'' is very snarky when around the snarky MysteriousWaif CC.
* Ban Mido from ''Manga/GetBackers''. While not particularly tall, he has dark hair, is a [[InsufferableGenius "combat expert" very well-read on a number of obscure subjects]], and is the most arrogant, foul-mouthed member of the main cast. And a Type-A {{Tsundere}}, to boot.
* Guts from ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'' isn't just tall (6'4") and [[TallDarkAndHandsome handsome]], he has quite a bit of [[DeadpanSnarker snark]] in him as well.
%%* [[BloodKnight Shion Izumi]] from ''Manga/{{Gantz}}"". The most [[AxCrazy brutal fighter]] on the team and an incurable smartass, as well.
* ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'': In the manga, Ranma Saotome. Although he's an InsufferableGenius and a DeadpanSnarker, he's also one of the most optimistic people in the cast. So much so that when he tries to learn an attack based on depression, he fails because he's just too much of a happy person. In essence, he fulfills both the optimistic Hero role and the sarcastic, untrusting {{Lancer}} role.
-->'''Shampoo:''' This present for Ranma!\\
'''Ranma:''' ''[looks at the oversized bell she's giving him]'' Just what I wanted. A huge metal acorn.
%%* Tokiya Mikagami from ''Manga/FlameOfRecca'', although he has [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair light blue hair]] ([[AdaptationDyeJob or light brown, if you're watching the anime]]).
%%* Akira Inugami of ''WolfGuyWolfenCrest''.
* TallDarkAndHandsome Dee from ''{{Manga/FAKE}}'' is a LovableSexManiac that also happens to be the series' ButtMonkey enamored with the resident male [[TheIngenue ingenue]]. So naturally, he has much to snark about.
* Lelouch from ''Anime/CodeGeass'' is tall, handsome, arrogant and very snarky when especially around a certain green-haired lady.



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* The ''ComicBook/SupremePower'' version of [[ComicBook/SquadronSupreme Emil Burbank/Master Menace]] is both an InsufferableGenius ''and'' Tall, Dark and Snarky. The mentally challenged Shape is the closest thing he has to a "cheerful" foil; it really says something about the Supremeverse that ''[[CrapsackWorld only a literal moron can be cheerful there]]''.
* Jackie Estacado, ''ComicBook/TheDarkness'' is a highly amusing mafia hitman with demonic powers. ComedicSociopathy style.

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* The ''ComicBook/SupremePower'' version of [[ComicBook/SquadronSupreme Emil Burbank/Master Menace]] is both an InsufferableGenius ''and'' Tall, Dark %%* ''ComicBook/DoctorStrange'': Doctor Strange at least in his backstory as Stephen Strange M.D., accomplished young neurosurgeon who was DrJerk and Snarky. The mentally challenged Shape is the closest thing he has to a "cheerful" foil; it really says something about the Supremeverse that ''[[CrapsackWorld thought only a literal moron can be cheerful there]]''.
*
of himself.
%%*
Jackie Estacado, ''ComicBook/TheDarkness'' is a highly amusing mafia hitman with demonic powers. ComedicSociopathy style.



* ''ComicBook/DoctorStrange'': Doctor Strange at least in his backstory as Stephen Strange M.D., accomplished young neurosurgeon who was DrJerk and thought only of himself.
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a literal moron can be cheerful there]]''.
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* Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon:
* Jafar from ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' is not happy a lot until he gets the lamp, wears a dark RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver robe and turban that contrasts with the palace, the Sultan, Jasmine, and "Prince Ali", is taller than everyone else except the Genie, and makes a few snarks. He's also called a "tall, dark and sinister ugly man" by the Genie.
* Scar from ''Disney/TheLionKing''. His fur is darker than his brother, King Mufasa's. The quote "I am surrounded by idiots" is among his most famous ones. It was directed at the incompetent hyenas.
* Chief Bogo of ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' is tall, strong, handsomely built, competent, honorable Chief of Police, greatly respected by his fellow officers. He is also not above making blunt, unforgiving, or snarky comments about other animals' thoughtless behavior as needed.
* Mother Gothel from ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'' is an EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette who is taller that Flynn Rider, the latter of whom is 6'1" according to WordOfGod. She also makes a lot of snarky comments throughout the film, including this gem to [[ActionGirl Rapunzel]]:
--> Look in that mirror. I see a strong, competent, beautiful young lady. [[BaitAndSwitchComment Oh, look. You're there, too!]]
* [[NoNameGiven Beret Girl]] from ''WesternAnimation/AnExtremelyGoofyMovie'' is a charismatic, bold, beautiful beatnik, [[LoveTriangle loved by both]] the resident depressive ShrinkingViolet, PJ, and the resident manic AttentionWhore, Bobby, and very snarky. She is willing to get into an insult match with the PrivilegedRival JerkJock, Bradley, whose reputation is significantly higher than her own and to ''very'' [[BrutalHonesty bluntly reject]] Bobby's advances, even explicitly calling him a "fool." Her genuine compliments and interest directed at PJ cause him to [[CharacterDevelopment be significantly less depressive and shy.]]
%%* Mr. Peterson from ''WesternAnimation/MrPeabodyAndSherman'': His wife admits he doesn't laugh too much. [[CharacterDevelopment He gets less snarky as he becomes friends with Mr. Peabody]].



* Jafar from ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' fits this trope quite well when things are not going his way. He's not happy a lot until he gets the lamp, wears a dark RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver robe and turban that contrasts with the palace, the Sultan, Jasmine, and "Prince Ali", is taller than everyone else except the Genie, and makes a few snarks. He's also called a "tall, dark and sinister ugly man" by the Genie.
* Scar from ''Disney/TheLionKing''. It's the voice. Creator/JeremyIrons' voice. Scar's fur is darker than his brother King Mufasa's, and also the lionesses are of lighter tones. The quote "I am surrounded by idiots" is among his most famous ones. It was directed at the incompetent hyenas.
* [[NoNameGiven Beret Girl]] from ''WesternAnimation/AnExtremelyGoofyMovie'' is a charismatic, bold, beautiful beatnik, [[LoveTriangle loved by both]] the resident depressive ShrinkingViolet, PJ, and the resident manic AttentionWhore, Bobby, and very snarky. She is willing to get into an insult match with the PrivilegedRival JerkJock, Bradley, whose reputation is significantly higher than her own and to ''very'' [[BrutalHonesty bluntly reject]] Bobby's advances, even explicitly calling him a "fool." Her genuine compliments and interest directed at PJ cause him to [[CharacterDevelopment be significantly less depressive and shy.]]
%%* Mr. Peterson from ''WesternAnimation/MrPeabodyAndSherman'': His wife admits he doesn't laugh too much. [[CharacterDevelopment He gets less snarky as he becomes friends with Mr. Peabody]].
* Chief Bogo of ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' is tall, strong, handsomely built, competent, honorable Chief of Police, greatly respected by his fellow officers. He is also not above making blunt, unforgiving, or snarky comments about other animals' thoughtless behavior as needed.
* Mother Gothel from ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'' is an EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette who is taller that Flynn Rider, the latter of whom is 6'1" according to WordOfGod. She also makes a lot of snarky comments throughout the film, including this gem to [[ActionGirl Rapunzel]]:
--> Look in that mirror. I see a strong, competent, beautiful young lady. [[BaitAndSwitchComment Oh, look. You're there, too!]]



%%* Snow in ''Film/{Lockout}}'' is paired with idealistic Emilie who wins his regard by making a tough decision under tough circumstances, causing him to have to go back for her.
* Septimus from ''Film/{{Stardust}}''. He's tall, dark, a skilled assassin, and thinks he is surrounded by idiots. He's played by Creator/MarkStrong



%% ** ''Film/DoctorStrange''. Comes with the territory of being played by Creator/BenedictCumberbatch.



%%* Creator/JeffGoldblum, rather like Creator/AlanRickman, has made a pretty good career out of this. One particularly notable example is Ian Malcolm from Franchise/JurassicPark.
%%* Snow in ''Film/{Lockout}}'' is paired with idealistic Emilie who wins his regard by making a tough decision under tough circumstances, causing him to have to go back for her.



** Loki. This is to be expected, though, since he ''is'' TheTrickster: snark comes with the territory. He is also tall (the actor's height is 188 cm and the in-universe [[https://www.reddit.com/r/marvelstudios/comments/8kro1y/the_height_of_most_characters_in_the_mcu/ character's height]] is 187 cm) and has raven-black hair.
** Tony Stark (although Creator/RobertDowneyJr is shorter than most examples) is dark-haired and snarky. Exemplified by this exchange in ''Film/TheAvengers2012'':
---> '''Captain America''': Big man in a suit of armor. Take that off, what are you?
---> '''Iron Man''': Genius playboy billionaire philanthropist.
---> ''[[ActuallyPrettyFunny Black Widow nods in agreement.]]''
%% ** ''Film/DoctorStrange''. Comes with the territory of being played by Creator/BenedictCumberbatch.
%%* Creator/JeffGoldblum, rather like Creator/AlanRickman, has made a pretty good career out of this. One particularly notable example is Ian Malcolm from Franchise/JurassicPark.
* ''Film/XMenFilmSeries'':
** Wolverine. At 6'2, his snarkiness is as tall, if not taller, than his height.
** The Juggernaut from ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'', in an almost TypeCasting kind of way.
--->'''Pyro:''' Nice helmet.\\
'''Juggernaut:''' Keeps my face pretty.

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** Loki. This Loki is to be expected, though, since he ''is'' TheTrickster: snark comes with the territory. He is also snarky, tall (the actor's height is 188 cm and the in-universe [[https://www.reddit.com/r/marvelstudios/comments/8kro1y/the_height_of_most_characters_in_the_mcu/ character's height]] is 187 cm) and has raven-black hair.
** %%** Tony Stark (although Creator/RobertDowneyJr is shorter than most examples) is dark-haired and snarky. Exemplified by this exchange in ''Film/TheAvengers2012'':
---> '''Captain %%--->'''Captain America''': Big man in a suit of armor. Take that off, what are you?
---> '''Iron
you?\\
%%'''Iron
Man''': Genius playboy billionaire philanthropist.
---> ''[[ActuallyPrettyFunny
philanthropist.\\
%%''[[ActuallyPrettyFunny
Black Widow nods in agreement.]]''
%% ** ''Film/DoctorStrange''. Comes with the territory of being * Septimus from ''Film/{{Stardust}}''. He's tall, dark, a skilled assassin, and thinks he is surrounded by idiots. He's played by Creator/BenedictCumberbatch.
Creator/MarkStrong
%%* Creator/JeffGoldblum, rather like Creator/AlanRickman, has made ''Franchise/StarWars'':
%%** Darth Vader shows his snark with
a pretty good career out of this. One particularly notable BondOneLiner after Captain Needa goes to take responsibility for losing the Millennium Falcon, or for example in ''Film/RogueOne'' during his meeting with Director Krennic. When Krennic is Ian Malcolm trying to justify his "successes" with the Death Star and its power, the tall dark-suited man has this to say about it, with an annoyed and condescending tone all throughout:
%%--->'''Darth Vader:''' Its power to create problems has certainly been confirmed. A city destroyed. An Imperial facility openly attacked?
%%** Kylo Ren
from Franchise/JurassicPark.
*
''Film/TheForceAwakens'' is substantially taller than the protagonists and never found without his black cloak. Unlike them, he's constantly being snide and sarcastic, sometimes because his subordinates have screwed up ("The ''droid''... stole a freighter?") and sometimes just because ("Comfortable?"). [[spoiler:He must get it from his father.]]
%%--->''[General Hux is defending his Stormtroopers after [[spoiler:Poe and Finn's escape from Starkiller Base]].]''\\
%%'''Kylo Ren:''' How skilled are your soldiers, General?\\
%%'''General Hux:''' I won't have my men questioned by the likes of--\\
%%'''Kylo Ren:''' They're certainly skilled at committing high treason.
%%** [[LovableRogue DJ the Slicer]] (Star Wars lingo for [[TheCracker Computer Hacker]]); Played by Creator/BenicioDelToro. He's certainly very tall, dark (clothes, skin tone, ethics) and amusingly snarky.
%%*
''Film/XMenFilmSeries'':
** %%** Wolverine. At 6'2, his snarkiness is as tall, if not taller, than his height.
** %%** The Juggernaut from ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'', in an almost TypeCasting kind of way.
--->'''Pyro:''' %%--->'''Pyro:''' Nice helmet.\\
'''Juggernaut:''' %%'''Juggernaut:''' Keeps my face pretty.



* ''Franchise/StarWars''
** Darth Vader demonstrates this trope sufficiently. Vader shows his snark with a BondOneLiner after Captain Needa goes to take responsibility for losing the Millennium Falcon, or for example in ''Film/RogueOne'' during his meeting with Director Krennic. When Krennic is trying to justify his "successes" with the Death Star and its power, the tall dark-suited man has this to say about it, with an annoyed and condescending tone all throughout:
--->'''Darth Vader:''' Its power to create problems has certainly been confirmed. A city destroyed. An Imperial facility openly attacked?
** Like his fellow Franchise/StarWars villains, Kylo Ren from ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' is substantially taller than the protagonists and never found without his black cloak. Unlike them, he's constantly being snide and sarcastic, sometimes because his subordinates have screwed up ("The ''droid''... stole a freighter?") and sometimes just because ("Comfortable?"). [[spoiler:He must get it from his dad.]]
--->''[General Hux is defending his Stormtroopers after [[spoiler:Poe and Finn's escape from Starkiller Base]].]''\\
'''Kylo Ren:''' How skilled are your soldiers, General?\\
'''General Hux:''' I won't have my men questioned by the likes of--\\
'''Kylo Ren:''' They're certainly skilled at committing high treason.
** LovableRogue DJ the Slicer (Star Wars lingo for [[TheCracker Computer Hacker]]); Played by Creator/BenicioDelToro. He's certainly very tall, dark (clothes, skin tone, ethics) and amusingly snarky.



%%* Tons of examples of this in the plays of Shakespeare.
%%** Examples include Berowne in ''Love's Labour's Lost''
%%** Benedick in ''Much Ado''
%%** Mercutio in ''Romeo and Juliet''
* Severus Snape in ''Literature/HarryPotter'' is very snarky, dark, and intelligent. He subverts the trope by being described as short (or at least shorter than Sirius Black), ugly and extremely petty, despite DracoInLeatherPants [[SelfFanservice depictions in fan works]]. In [[TheFilmOfTheBook the movies]], Snape is tall and HollywoodHomely. It's a side effect of being played by 6'1" Creator/AlanRickman.
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': Vetinari has moments of ''extreme'' snarkiness, and he's described as tall and dark. Not to mention awesome. Although he's gaunt and has an "equine face", it's mentioned in ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals'' that he's "quite handsome, in a way".
* ''Literature/DarknessVisible'': William Marsh starts out mostly TallDarkAndHandsome, but being paired with GentlemanSnarker Lewis causes him to slide ever further into this trope as the book progresses.
* ''Literature/TheInfernalDevices'': William Herondale follows this trope to a T. He has dark hair and is implied to be quite tall (Tessa Gray mentions that he is taller than her and that she is uncommonly tall for her own age). Despite the HiddenHeartOfGold, his [[DeadpanSnarker type of snark]] is practically his defining character trait.
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%%* Tons of examples of Gerald Tarrant from the ''Literature/ColdfireTrilogy''.
%% * Arvis Sharadel from ''Literature/DarkHeart'' has a soft spot for his ward Myrren but otherwise fits
this in the plays of Shakespeare.
%%** Examples include Berowne in ''Love's Labour's Lost''
%%** Benedick in ''Much Ado''
%%** Mercutio in ''Romeo and Juliet''
* Severus Snape in ''Literature/HarryPotter'' is very snarky, dark, and intelligent. He subverts the
trope by to a T.
%%* ''Literature/DarknessVisible'': William Marsh starts out mostly TallDarkAndHandsome, but
being described as short (or at least shorter than Sirius Black), ugly and extremely petty, despite DracoInLeatherPants [[SelfFanservice depictions in fan works]]. In [[TheFilmOfTheBook paired with the movies]], Snape is tall and HollywoodHomely. It's a side effect of being played by 6'1" Creator/AlanRickman.
GentlemanSnarker Lewis causes him to slide ever further into this trope as the book progresses.
%%* Nick Ryves from ''Literature/TheDemonsLexicon''.
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': Vetinari has moments of ''extreme'' snarkiness, snarkiness and he's described as tall and dark. Not to mention awesome.dark. Although he's gaunt and has an "equine face", it's mentioned in ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals'' that he's "quite handsome, in a way".
%% * ''Literature/DarknessVisible'': William Marsh ''Franchise/DisneyFairies'': The fastest of the Fast Flying fairies, Vidia's condescending attitude toward everyone else drives them away, which is usually [[IneffectualLoner just the way she likes it]].
%%* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'': Harry [[FirstPersonSmartass Dresden]] is this trope. He'll also occasionally invoke this trope, usually with insulting variations.
%%* Literature/{{Flashman}} is an interesting subversion: actually Tall, Dark and Snarky as all hell, but appears to the world as a good-natured heroic naif.
%% * ''Literature/GoneWithTheWind'': When they are fleeing Atlanta and Rhett is about to leave Scarlett and Melanie to join the Confederates, Scarlett
starts cussing Rhett out mostly TallDarkAndHandsome, but being paired on it. His response:
%% -->'''Rhett:''' Never mind the rest, I follow your general idea.
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%%* Crowley from ''Literature/GoodOmens.''
* Subverted
with GentlemanSnarker Lewis causes him to slide ever further into this trope as the book progresses.
Severus Snape in ''Literature/HarryPotter''. He's very snarky, dark, and intelligent, but shorter than Sirius Black, ugly and extremely petty.
* ''Literature/TheInfernalDevices'': William Herondale follows this trope to a T. He has dark hair and is implied to be quite tall (Tessa Gray mentions that he is taller than her and that she is uncommonly tall for her own age). Despite the HiddenHeartOfGold, his [[DeadpanSnarker type of snark]] is practically his defining character trait.
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%% * ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' has numerous examples:
%% ** There is Theon Greyjoy who is described in his first appearance as being "a lean, dark youth of nineteen who found everything amusing."
* Fitzwilliam Darcy from ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'', the TropeCodifier. He's tall and very attractive but intimidating, reserved and disagreeable. However, close reading proves that he actually smiles a lot throughout the novel, and of course, Elizabeth's lively character improves his manners.
%% * Rhett from ''Literature/GoneWithTheWind''. When they are fleeing Atlanta and Rhett is about to leave Scarlett and Melanie to join the Confederates Scarlett starts cussing him out on it. Rhett's response:
%% -->'''Rhett:''' Never mind the rest, I follow your general idea.
%%% Half-context example. Do not uncomment unless you describe the character.
%% * Vidia from the Franchise/DisneyFairies series is a female example. The fastest of the Fast Flying fairies, her condescending attitude toward everyone else drives them away, which is usually [[IneffectualLoner just the way she likes it]].
%%* Nick Ryves from ''Literature/TheDemonsLexicon'' is a fairly extreme example.
%%* Crowley from ''Literature/GoodOmens.''
%%* Literature/{{Flashman}} is an interesting subversion: actually Tall, Dark and Snarky as all hell, but appears to the world as a good-natured heroic naif.
%%** The same goes for his ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' {{Expy}} CiaphasCain.
%%* To everyone else's confusion, Prof. Colette from ''Literature/ThePrincess99'' is in love with the embodiment of this trope, Prof. Marius.
%%* Fang from ''Maximum Ride''.
%%* Gerald Tarrant from the Literature/ColdfireTrilogy.
%%* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'': Harry [[FirstPersonSmartass Dresden]] is this trope. He'll also occasionally invoke this trope, usually with insulting variations.

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%% * ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' has numerous examples:
%% ** There
%%* ''Literature/JeevesAndWooster'': Jeeves is Theon Greyjoy who is described in quieter and less outwardly arrogant than typical examples, but he's TheAce and a ServileSnarker. Bertie and his first appearance as being "a lean, dark youth of nineteen who found everything amusing."
* Fitzwilliam Darcy from ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'',
UpperClassTwit friends worship the TropeCodifier. He's tall and very attractive but intimidating, reserved and disagreeable. However, close reading proves that ground he actually smiles a lot throughout walks on. In the novel, and of course, Elizabeth's lively character improves his manners.
%% * Rhett from ''Literature/GoneWithTheWind''. When they are fleeing Atlanta and Rhett is about to leave Scarlett and Melanie to join the Confederates Scarlett starts cussing him out on it. Rhett's response:
%% -->'''Rhett:''' Never mind the rest, I follow your general idea.
%%% Half-context example. Do not uncomment unless you describe the character.
%% * Vidia from the Franchise/DisneyFairies series is a female example. The fastest of the Fast Flying fairies, her condescending attitude toward everyone else drives them away, which is usually [[IneffectualLoner just the way she likes it]].
%%* Nick Ryves from ''Literature/TheDemonsLexicon'' is a fairly extreme example.
%%* Crowley from ''Literature/GoodOmens.''
%%* Literature/{{Flashman}} is an interesting subversion: actually Tall, Dark and Snarky as all hell, but appears to the world as a good-natured heroic naif.
%%** The same goes for his ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' {{Expy}} CiaphasCain.
%%* To everyone else's confusion, Prof. Colette from ''Literature/ThePrincess99'' is in love with the embodiment of this trope, Prof. Marius.
%%* Fang from ''Maximum Ride''.
%%* Gerald Tarrant from the Literature/ColdfireTrilogy.
%%* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'': Harry [[FirstPersonSmartass Dresden]] is this trope. He'll also occasionally invoke this trope, usually with insulting variations.
[[Series/JeevesAndWooster TV series]], he's even more overtly snarky.



* Heathcliff from ''Literature/WutheringHeights'' has very dark physical features and he's capable to charm ladies easily. He counts as a {{Deconstruction}} since he lacks the heart of gold and "redemption by the love of a good woman" typically associated with the character.
* ''Literature/JeevesAndWooster'': Jeeves is quieter and less outwardly arrogant than typical examples, but he's TheAce and a ServileSnarker. Bertie and his UpperClassTwit friends worship the ground he walks on. In the [[Series/JeevesAndWooster TV series]], he's even more overtly snarky.



* Clip in the ''Literature/MalazanBookOfTheFallen'' is not a full-blooded Tiste Andii, but still dark-skinned and black-haired. And he rarely has anything nice to say to his companions, unless you count condescending ridicule as nice.
%% * Will Herondale from ''Literature/TheInfernalDevices''.
%% * Arvis Sharadel from ''Literature/DarkHeart'' has a soft spot for his ward Myrren but otherwise fits this trope to a T.

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* Clip in the ''Literature/MalazanBookOfTheFallen'' is not a full-blooded Tiste Andii, but still dark-skinned and black-haired. And he He rarely has anything nice to say to his companions, unless you count condescending ridicule as nice.
%%* Fang from ''Maximum Ride''.
%%* Fitzwilliam Darcy from ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'', the TropeCodifier, is tall and very attractive but intimidating, reserved and disagreeable. However, close reading proves that he actually smiles a lot throughout the novel, and of course, Elizabeth's lively character improves his manners.
%%* To everyone else's confusion, Prof. Colette from ''Literature/ThePrincess99'' is in love with the embodiment of this trope, Prof. Marius.
%% * Will Herondale ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'': Theon Greyjoy is described in his first appearance as being "a lean, dark youth of nineteen who found everything amusing."
* Heathcliff
from ''Literature/TheInfernalDevices''.
%% * Arvis Sharadel from ''Literature/DarkHeart''
''Literature/WutheringHeights'' has a soft spot for his ward Myrren but otherwise fits this trope very dark physical features and he's capable to charm ladies easily. He counts as a T.{{Deconstruction}} since he lacks the heart of gold and "redemption by the love of a good woman" typically associated with the character.



* ''Series/{{Angel}}'': Angel. He's overall moody and brooding but has frequently shown a dark sarcasm and taunting, snarky behavior to those he disliked.

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* ''Series/{{Angel}}'': Angel. He's %%* ''Series/{{Angel}}'':
%%** Angel is
overall moody and brooding but has frequently shown a dark sarcasm and taunting, snarky behavior to those he disliked.



* Every Edmund since ''Series/BlackAdder II''. {{Justified}} since he has to deal with {{Upper Class Twit}}s all the time and everyone around him is likely to be a CloudCuckooLander.
* ''Series/BlakesSeven'': Kerr Avon. Not so big on the tall part, especially when compared with the likes of Blake or Gan, but he makes up for it with a triple helping of snark.
%%* ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'': Has had a few over the years.

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* %%* Every Edmund since ''Series/BlackAdder II''. {{Justified}} since he has to deal with {{Upper Class Twit}}s all the time and everyone around him is likely to be a CloudCuckooLander.
* %%* ''Series/BlakesSeven'': Kerr Avon. Not so big on the tall part, especially when compared with the likes of Blake or Gan, but he makes up for it with a triple helping of snark.
%% * ''Series/CriminalMinds'': Aaron Hotchner could vie with Prof. Snape as the Trope Image.
%%* ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'': Has had a few over the years.''Series/{{Degrassi}}'':



%% * ''Series/CriminalMinds'': Aaron Hotchner could vie with Prof. Snape as the Trope Image.



%%* ''Series/{{Eureka}}'': Nathan Stark.
* ''Series/TheFlash2014'':
** Dr. Harrison Wells was a charismatic celebrity scientist before his fall from grace, and he has a snarky sense of humor and a tendency to be rather prickly and brusque with people who get on his nerves. He's also very much a pragmatic foil to the young and idealistic Barry Allen. The other aspects of the trope are downplayed, however, as his good looks are never actually commented on and his height is only noticeable in flashbacks to before he ended up in the wheelchair. [[spoiler:When he is revealed to be Eobard Thawne, he ditches [[ObfuscatingDisability the wheelchair]] permanently and becomes rather [[LargeHam hammier]], making him very much a villainous version of this trope.]]
** [[spoiler:The Harrison Wells of Earth-2]] is a straight example. He's famous, charismatic, handsome and tall, but also quite the {{Jerkass}} with very little patience for social niceties. Understandable, since [[spoiler:his daughter has been kidnapped by Zoom and he is on a desperate mission to defeat him and save her.]] Being nice to people is pretty low on his current list of priorities.

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%%* ''Series/{{Eureka}}'': ''Series/{{Elementary}}'': Sherlock.
%%*
Nathan Stark.
*
Stark on ''Series/{{Eureka}}'' isn't overly snarky, but he does get off a few good ones, usually at Carter's expense. This doesn't stop him from being referred to as "...and I assume 'tall dark and brooding' is Nathan Stark" early in season 3.
%%*
''Series/TheFlash2014'':
** %%** Dr. Harrison Wells was a charismatic celebrity scientist before his fall from grace, and he has a snarky sense of humor and a tendency to be rather prickly and brusque with people who get on his nerves. He's also very much a pragmatic foil to the young and idealistic Barry Allen. The other aspects of the trope are downplayed, however, as his good looks are never actually commented on and his height is only noticeable in flashbacks to before he ended up in the wheelchair. [[spoiler:When he is revealed to be Eobard Thawne, he ditches [[ObfuscatingDisability the wheelchair]] permanently and becomes rather [[LargeHam hammier]], making him very much a villainous version of this trope.]]
** %%** [[spoiler:The Harrison Wells of Earth-2]] is a straight example. He's famous, charismatic, handsome and tall, but also quite the {{Jerkass}} with very little patience for social niceties. Understandable, since [[spoiler:his daughter has been kidnapped by Zoom and he is on a desperate mission to defeat him and save her.]] Being nice to people is pretty low on his current list of priorities.



** Sir Edward Pellew is an ace of a captain (later an ace of an admiral), and he's generally very much respected and admired. He's not arrogant, though, but he loves dry humor and mercilessly teases and chews out his crew. Priceless moments come when his favorite SarcasmBlind midshipman/ lieutenant/ captain Horatio does not get his snarky remarks and it takes him forever to figure out that Pellew is joking.

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** %%** Sir Edward Pellew is an ace of a captain (later an ace of an admiral), and he's generally very much respected and admired. He's not arrogant, though, but he loves dry humor and mercilessly teases and chews out his crew. Priceless moments come when his favorite SarcasmBlind midshipman/ lieutenant/ captain Horatio does not get his snarky remarks and it takes him forever to figure out that Pellew is joking.



* ''Series/{{House}}'': Dr. Gregory House. [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys Almost all women in the show want him at some point.]] He can't bear idiots. He's got the nice, cheerful friend too, in Dr. Wilson, who tries to teach him humanity and caring.
* ''Series/KamenRiderKabuto'': Tendou Souji is superhumanly skilled and superhumanly arrogant. But he's the ''main'' character, so we're presumably supposed to like him.
* ''Series/{{Mash}}'': Hawkeye Pierce is a brilliant surgeon, charming and very good-looking, and he seduces women extremely easily. Younger characters look up to him and envy him -- which is shown especially with Radar. However, he's pretty messed-up and drinks heavily. He deals with the war and all the killed and badly injured kids he encounters by being a StepfordSnarker.
* ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'': The titular wizard is no longer a wizened old man with a beard (though he can and does occasionally disguise himself as such), but an ''adorable'' young man with cheekbones to rival anyone's, and a razor-sharp wit.

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* %%* ''Series/{{House}}'': Dr. Gregory House. [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys Almost all women in the show want him at some point.]] He can't bear idiots. He's got the nice, cheerful friend too, in Dr. Wilson, who tries to teach him humanity and caring.
* ''Series/JessicaJones2015'': Jessica herself is pretty tall compared to the other female characters, has very dark hair and makeup and has dark, snarky humor for every situation.
%%*
''Series/KamenRiderKabuto'': Tendou Souji is superhumanly skilled and superhumanly arrogant. But he's the ''main'' character, so we're presumably supposed to like him.
* %%* ''Series/{{Mash}}'': Hawkeye Pierce is a brilliant surgeon, charming and very good-looking, and he seduces women extremely easily. Younger characters look up to him and envy him -- which is shown especially with Radar. However, he's pretty messed-up and drinks heavily. He deals with the war and all the killed and badly injured kids he encounters by being a StepfordSnarker.
* ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'': %%* ''Series/Merlin2008'': The titular wizard is no longer a wizened old man with a beard (though he can and does occasionally disguise himself as such), but an ''adorable'' young man with cheekbones to rival anyone's, and a razor-sharp wit.



* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'': ''Very'' Special Agent Anthony [=DiNozzo=].

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* %%* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'': ''Very'' Special Agent Anthony [=DiNozzo=].



* ''Series/{{Revolution}}'': Miles Matheson. He seems taller than most of the characters, he is dark-haired, and most of his sentences are aimed at snarking at the current state of affairs. Then again, he has been a soldier practically his entire life, and he has little patience with people who just don't seem to listen to his mostly sound advice.
* ''Series/{{Sanctuary}}'': UsefulNotes/NikolaTesla is quite good looking and never hesitates to remind everyone that he's a [[InsufferableGenius genius and they're not.]]

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%%* John Reese from ''Series/PersonOfInterest'', though given that he's inhabiting a WorldOfSnark, he's just as likely to be described as "Tall, Dark and Deranged" by the likes of [[TheNicknamer Detective Fusco]].
* ''Series/{{Revolution}}'': Miles Matheson. He Matheson seems taller than most of the characters, he is dark-haired, and most of his sentences are aimed at snarking at the current state of affairs. Then again, he has been a soldier practically his entire life, and he has little patience with people who just don't seem to listen to his mostly sound advice.
* ''Series/{{Riverdale}}'': Jughead Jones is a very [[EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette dark-haired]], broody boy who almost ''always'' has something [[DeadpanSnarker snarky]] to say and stands at 6'0'', as per his actor's height, which makes him the tallest of the main [[{{Deuteragonist}} main four characters]].
-->'''Jughead:''' Sardonic humor is just my way of relating to the world.
%%*
''Series/{{Sanctuary}}'': UsefulNotes/NikolaTesla is quite good looking and never hesitates to remind everyone that he's a [[InsufferableGenius genius and they're not.]]



* Creator/BenedictCumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes from the [[Series/{{Sherlock}} 2010 BBC series]]. He probably picked it up off his AloofBigBrother Mycroft, who's raison d'etre seems to be to turn up and be snarky in a mysterious fashion. And Martin Freeman's Watson is ''utterly'' the "nice Lancer" described above.
%%* ''Series/{{Elementary}}'': Sherlock.

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* Creator/BenedictCumberbatch as %%* ''Series/{{Sherlock}}'': Sherlock Holmes from the [[Series/{{Sherlock}} 2010 BBC series]]. He probably picked it up off his AloofBigBrother Mycroft, who's raison d'etre seems to be to turn up and be snarky in a mysterious fashion. And Martin Freeman's Watson is ''utterly'' the "nice Lancer" described above. \n%%* ''Series/{{Elementary}}'': Sherlock.



* ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'': [[TheSpock Mr. Spock]]. Spock is one of the taller members of the cast, considered good-looking in and out of universe, and one of the series' greatest {{Deadpan Snarker}}s. However, unlike standard versions of the trope, who are [[LoveRedeems redeemed by the love of a beautiful girl]], Spock is redeemed by the ([[TheNotLoveInterest platonic]]) love of his captain[=/=]HeterosexualLifePartner James Kirk.

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* %%* ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'': [[TheSpock Mr. Spock]]. Spock Spock]] is one of the taller members of the cast, considered good-looking in and out of universe, and one of the series' greatest {{Deadpan Snarker}}s. However, unlike standard versions of the trope, who are [[LoveRedeems redeemed by the love of a beautiful girl]], Spock is redeemed by the ([[TheNotLoveInterest platonic]]) love of his captain[=/=]HeterosexualLifePartner James Kirk.



* ''Series/TheVampireDiaries'': Has Damon. He has a sarcastic personality. Much of his sarcasm is often used as a defense mechanism used in order to keep people at a distance.
* Series/WhiteCollar: Neal Caffrey.

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* %%* ''Series/TheVampireDiaries'': Has Damon. He Damon has a sarcastic personality. Much of his sarcasm is often used as a defense mechanism used in order to keep people at a distance.
* Series/WhiteCollar: %%* ''Series/WhiteCollar'': Neal Caffrey.



* ''Series/TheXFiles'': Has Special Agent Fox Mulder, TallDarkAndHandsome and a DeadpanSnarker extraordinaire. He's paired with one clever Agent who he respects greatly, and his boss is a ReasonableAuthorityFigure, but other than that, he's surrounded by idiots who do not understand that his crazy theories about the paranormal are in most cases actually true.
* John Reese from ''Series/PersonOfInterest'', though given that he's inhabiting a WorldOfSnark, he's just as likely to be described as "Tall, Dark and Deranged" by the likes of [[TheNicknamer Detective Fusco]].
* ''Series/JessicaJones2015'': Jessica herself is pretty tall compared to the other female characters, has very dark hair and makeup and has dark, snarky humor for every situation.
* ''Series/{{Riverdale}}'' has Jughead Jones, a very [[EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette dark-haired]], broody boy who almost ''always'' has something [[DeadpanSnarker snarky]] to say and stands at 6'0'', as per his actor's height, which makes him the tallest of the main [[{{Deuteragonist}} main four characters]].
-->'''Jughead:''' Sardonic humor is just my way of relating to the world.
* Nathan Stark on ''Series/{{Eureka}}'' isn't overly snarky, but he does get off a few good ones, usually at Carter's expense. This doesn't stop him from being referred to as "...and I assume 'tall dark and brooding' is Nathan Stark" early in season 3.

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* %%* ''Series/TheXFiles'': Has Special Agent Fox Mulder, TallDarkAndHandsome and a DeadpanSnarker extraordinaire. He's paired with one clever Agent who he respects greatly, and his boss is a ReasonableAuthorityFigure, but other than that, he's surrounded by idiots who do not understand that his crazy theories about the paranormal are in most cases actually true.
* John Reese from ''Series/PersonOfInterest'', though given that he's inhabiting a WorldOfSnark, he's just as likely to be described as "Tall, Dark and Deranged" by the likes of [[TheNicknamer Detective Fusco]].
* ''Series/JessicaJones2015'': Jessica herself is pretty tall compared to the other female characters, has very dark hair and makeup and has dark, snarky humor for every situation.
* ''Series/{{Riverdale}}'' has Jughead Jones, a very [[EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette dark-haired]], broody boy who almost ''always'' has something [[DeadpanSnarker snarky]] to say and stands at 6'0'', as per his actor's height, which makes him the tallest of the main [[{{Deuteragonist}} main four characters]].
-->'''Jughead:''' Sardonic humor is just my way of relating to the world.
* Nathan Stark on ''Series/{{Eureka}}'' isn't overly snarky, but he does get off a few good ones, usually at Carter's expense. This doesn't stop him from being referred to as "...and I assume 'tall dark and brooding' is Nathan Stark" early in season 3.
true.



%%[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
%%* ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'': CiaphasCain.
%%[[/folder]]



* Elphaba Thropp from ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', despite what people think with her green skin, is actually quite attractive and gets some admirers from her fans, and even in-universe. But she is also very sharp-tongued and will be quick to point out someone's flaws in a usually snarky way. Even more so in the Broadway production, where she made this into one of her favorite pastimes with her friend G(a)linda and other characters.
-->'''Galinda and Elphaba:''' Yes there has been some confusion/for you see, my roommate is...\\
'''Galinda:''' Unusually and exceedingly peculiar and altogether quite impossible to describe.\\
'''Elphaba:''' ''[in a very blunt tone]'' Blonde.
* The title character from ''Theatre/{{Brand}}'' by Creator/HenrikIbsen, is described as a man with black, straight hair, and is a SnarkKnight if ever there was one. He also has an impressive effect on his fellow men.
* In the 2013 West End musical ''Theatre/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'', Willy Wonka qualifies when the icy side of his SugarAndIcePersonality is in play -- eccentric he may be, but he's also elegant, commanding, impatient, and obsessed with punctuality. (The sugary side of his personality, artistic, childlike, and wonder-filled, lies BeneathTheMask.) He also has black hair, unlike in other adaptations (the novel notes he has a black goatee, but illustrators are left to decide if his hair matches). Early in Act One, when Charlie's grandparents are recounting the legends of Mr. Wonka, Grandma Josephine actually declares that he "has a sex appeal what makes me feel young!" suggesting that before he became a recluse, he even had female admirers.

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* Elphaba Thropp from ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', despite what people think with her green skin, is actually quite attractive and gets some admirers from her fans, and even in-universe. But she is also very sharp-tongued and will be quick to point out someone's flaws in a usually snarky way. Even more so in the Broadway production, where she made this into one of her favorite pastimes with her friend G(a)linda and other characters.
-->'''Galinda and Elphaba:''' Yes there has been some confusion/for you see, my roommate is...\\
'''Galinda:''' Unusually and exceedingly peculiar and altogether quite impossible to describe.\\
'''Elphaba:''' ''[in a very blunt tone]'' Blonde.
* The title character from ''Theatre/{{Brand}}'' ''Theatre/{{Brand}}'', by Creator/HenrikIbsen, is described as a man with black, straight hair, and is a SnarkKnight if ever there was one. He also has an impressive effect on his fellow men.
* %%* In the 2013 West End musical ''Theatre/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'', Willy Wonka qualifies when the icy side of his SugarAndIcePersonality is in play -- eccentric he may be, but he's also elegant, commanding, impatient, and obsessed with punctuality. (The sugary side of his personality, artistic, childlike, and wonder-filled, lies BeneathTheMask.) He also has black hair, unlike in other adaptations (the novel notes he has a black goatee, but illustrators are left to decide if his hair matches). Early in Act One, when Charlie's grandparents are recounting the legends of Mr. Wonka, Grandma Josephine actually declares that he "has a sex appeal what makes me feel young!" suggesting that before he became a recluse, he even had female admirers.admirers.
%%* Elphaba Thropp from ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', despite what people think with her green skin, is actually quite attractive and gets some admirers from her fans, and even in-universe. But she is also very sharp-tongued and will be quick to point out someone's flaws in a usually snarky way. Even more so in the Broadway production, where she made this into one of her favorite pastimes with her friend G(a)linda and other characters.
%%-->'''Galinda and Elphaba:''' Yes there has been some confusion/for you see, my roommate is...\\
%%'''Galinda:''' Unusually and exceedingly peculiar and altogether quite impossible to describe.\\
%%'''Elphaba:''' ''[in a very blunt tone]'' Blonde.
%%Is she dark-haired?
%%* Creator/WilliamShakespeare:
%%** Berowne in ''Theatre/LovesLaboursLost''
%%** Benedick in ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing''
%%** Mercutio in ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''



%%* Adam Lazarra from TakingBackSunday.



%%* Adam Lazarra from TakingBackSunday.



%%* Wrestling/TheRock. Heel or Face, [[SnarkBait it doesn't matter]] what you think, do, say, or who you are, as far as The Rock is concerned.
%%* Wrestling/TheUndertaker.

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%%* Wrestling/TheRock. Heel or Face, [[SnarkBait it doesn't matter]] what Wrestling/AlbertoDelRio, [[CatchPhrase and you think, do, say, or who you are, as far as The Rock is concerned.
%%* Wrestling/TheUndertaker.
already know that.]]



%%* Wrestling/JohnBradshawLayfield



%%* Wrestling/ScottHall.



%%* Wrestling/TheRock. Heel or Face, [[SnarkBait it doesn't matter]] what you think, do, say, or who you are, as far as The Rock is concerned.
%%* Wrestling/ScottHall.
%%* Wrestling/TheUndertaker.



%%* Wrestling/AlbertoDelRio, [[CatchPhrase and you already know that.]]
%%* Wrestling/JohnBradshawLayfield



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* Oblivion from ''Roleplay/ShadowhunterPeril'' is a villainous example. It was more apparent when he briefly joined the Resistance as he would constantly make snide comments to EVERYONE, and use his powers on them without warning for his own amusement. He is also incredibly attractive, and always clad in black. He has RedEyesTakeWarning, except they don't stop his fangirls. And the fact that he is now a villain just makes him more of a DracoInLeatherPants. His foil is Umbra--to an extent. Both of them have blonde hair and dress in black, and both are tall and muscular, but whereas Oblivion is selfish, consumed by anger, and is incapable of loving, Umbra can open his heart to anyone, and he cares more about others than himself.
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[[folder:Roleplay]]
*
%%[[folder:Roleplay]]
%%*
Oblivion from ''Roleplay/ShadowhunterPeril'' is a villainous example.''Roleplay/ShadowhunterPeril''. It was more apparent when he briefly joined the Resistance as he would constantly make snide comments to EVERYONE, and use his powers on them without warning for his own amusement. He is also incredibly attractive, and always clad in black. He has RedEyesTakeWarning, except they don't stop his fangirls. And the fact that he is now a villain just makes him more of a DracoInLeatherPants.RedEyesTakeWarning. His foil is Umbra--to an extent. Both of them have blonde hair and dress in black, and both are tall and muscular, but whereas Oblivion is selfish, consumed by anger, and is incapable of loving, Umbra can open his heart to anyone, and he cares more about others than himself.
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%%[[/folder]]



* Jake from ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil6''. Tall and definitely snarky, he may not have dark hair, though he wears dark clothes.
* ''VideoGame/NeverwinterNights2''
** Gannayev-of-Dreams from the expansion, although mostly white-haired, would also fit, and ''he'' improves on it by being the only pretty hagspawn in the entire game. Snarking with/at him is the best way to gain influence.
%% ** Sand not only ([[TheNapoleon mostly]]) fits this trope, but improves on it by [[CantArgueWithElves being an elf]].
* Jade Curtiss from ''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'' is the king of Snarking; friends, enemies, and random people on the street are not above his Whips of Wit!
* Judas from VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny 2 fits as well, he snarks at everyone but [[TeamMom Nanaly]] and insists he only joined the party because [[SurroundedByIdiots it was]] [[ItAmusedMe entertaining to]] [[SourSupporter do so]]. Not so much the tall part, though, as an annoyed Loni points out that he [[OlderThanTheyLook looks younger than him.]] He has [[WideEyedIdealist Kyle]] and [[MadScientist Harold]] as his foils.
* Yuri from ''VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia'', who has been noted as "Jade 2.0" by fans. He's a tall dark-haired {{Bishounen}} who constantly points out fallacies in people's arguments or reasoning.
* Advocat from ''VideoGame/GrimGrimoire'', a devil of a teacher who charms the female students and makes snide comments at almost every opportunity. And yes, he's [[DarkIsNotEvil one of the good guys]]. It should be noted that while he tried many times to charm Amoretta, he failed every time. [[spoiler:Since she's an ArtificialHuman Human]], it's not all that surprising.
* ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance]]'' and its sequel:
** Shinon. He's very, VERY snarky and somewhat racist as well, but not necessarily evil.
** Soren is rather short but otherwise plays this trope perfectly. Despite his grating nature, he is nonetheless highly valued by his companions due to [[TheStrategist his brilliant mind.]]
* Although Niles from ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates Fire Emblem Fates]]'' is [[AmbiguouslyBrown dark skinned]] rather than dark-haired, he otherwise plays this trope perfectly straight. Paired with an Avatar [[BiTheWay of either gender]], he can fulfill the role of being a foil to a cheerful optimist as well.
%%* Solid Snake in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid'' qualifies, but his wilder traits get softened by the growth of a [[MessianicArchetype self-sacrificing, spiritual]] side as the series goes on.

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* Jake %%* Jorge Garcia from ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil6''. Tall and definitely snarky, he may not have dark hair, though he wears dark clothes.
''Backyard Sports.''
* ''VideoGame/NeverwinterNights2''
** Gannayev-of-Dreams
Bayonetta from the expansion, although mostly white-haired, would also fit, and ''he'' improves on it by being the only pretty hagspawn in the entire game. Snarking with/at him ''VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}'' is the best way to gain influence.
%% ** Sand not only ([[TheNapoleon mostly]]) fits this trope, but improves on it by [[CantArgueWithElves being an elf]].
* Jade Curtiss from ''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'' is the king of Snarking; friends, enemies, and random people on the street are not above his Whips of Wit!
* Judas from VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny 2 fits as well, he snarks at everyone but [[TeamMom Nanaly]] and insists he only joined the party because [[SurroundedByIdiots it was]] [[ItAmusedMe entertaining to]] [[SourSupporter do so]]. Not so much the tall part, though, as an annoyed Loni points out that he [[OlderThanTheyLook looks younger than him.]] He has [[WideEyedIdealist Kyle]] and [[MadScientist Harold]] as his foils.
* Yuri from ''VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia'', who has been noted as "Jade 2.0" by fans. He's
a tall dark-haired {{Bishounen}} StatuesqueStunner who constantly points out fallacies in people's arguments or reasoning.
* Advocat from ''VideoGame/GrimGrimoire'', a devil of a teacher who charms
snarks with just about every single person she encounters.
%%* ''VideoGame/{{BlazBlue}}'':
%%** Ragna
the female students and makes snide comments at Bloodedge.
%%** Hazama is
almost every opportunity. And yes, as tall as him and a {{Troll}} par excellence, although he's [[DarkIsNotEvil one of the good guys]]. It should be noted that while he tried many times to charm Amoretta, he failed every time. [[spoiler:Since she's an ArtificialHuman Human]], it's not all that surprising.
* ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance]]'' and its sequel:
** Shinon. He's very, VERY snarky and somewhat racist as well, but not necessarily evil.
** Soren is rather short but otherwise plays this trope perfectly. Despite his grating nature, he is nonetheless highly valued by his companions due to [[TheStrategist his brilliant mind.]]
* Although Niles from ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates Fire Emblem Fates]]'' is [[AmbiguouslyBrown dark skinned]] rather than dark-haired, he otherwise plays this trope perfectly straight. Paired with an Avatar [[BiTheWay of either gender]], he can fulfill the role of being a foil to a cheerful optimist as well.
BigBad.
%%* Solid Snake in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid'' qualifies, but his wilder traits get softened by the growth Magus of a [[MessianicArchetype self-sacrificing, spiritual]] side as the series goes on.''VideoGame/ChronoTrigger''.



* Ragna the Bloodedge (6'1") from ''VideoGame/{{BlazBlue}}'' qualifies as being the Tall, Dark and Snarky, [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold but is a good person at heart]]. Hazama is almost as tall as him and a {{Troll}} par excellence, although he's the BigBad.
%%* ''VideoGame/ValkyriaChroniclesII'''s Zeri can be counted as this, though he mainly finds Avan to be the biggest annoyance.
%%** Also, Pete.
%%* Braig in ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep''.
* Garret, from ''VideoGame/{{Thief}}''. Kind of tall, dark for sure, and all kinds of snarky. No matter who he's dealing with, he has a witty line to deliver.
%%* Magus of VideoGame/ChronoTrigger.
%%* Frantz of ''VideoGame/RustyHearts''.
%%* Jorge Garcia from ''Backyard Sports.''



* While King Graham of ''VideoGame/KingsQuest'' could also qualify as straight up TallDarkAndHandsome, especially in his younger days, he can get ''incredibly'' bitingly snarky whenever dealing with someone who rubs him the wrong way.
* This is one of the main reasons Bishop from ''VideoGame/NeverwinterNights2'', a ChaoticEvil ranger, gets the [[DracoInLeatherPants Leather Pants treatment]]: he's ruggedly handsome and hilariously sarcastic.
* ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters'':
** Kyo Kusanagi is 5’11” (181 cm) tall and deals the snark quite nicely in his ''XIII'' pre-match dialogues.
--->'''Kim:''' Kyo! Just look at my new disciples! They are trying to gain new lives through martial arts! How about it? Don't you feel like joining them at my dojo and working up a good sweat?\\
'''Kyo:''' I don't think those guys are fooling anyone but you, man.
** His rival Iori Yagami is of the deadly variety:
--->'''Iori:''' Do you know what's going to happen, woman?\\
'''[[LadyOfWar King]]:''' What? Without your flames, you're all talk.\\
'''Iori:''' Excellent! Then you know you're going to die!
* ''Franchise/MassEffect'': Garrus Vakarian becomes this in ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'', becoming a dangerous VigilanteMan with a snarky quip for almost every situation and standing in at over six feet tall (average height among turians, but tall compared to humans).
* Bayonetta from the ''{{VideoGame/Bayonetta}}'' series, she's a StatuesqueStunner DarkIsNotEvil HotWitch who snarks with just about every single person she encounters.
* ''VideoGame/MortalKombatX'' gave us the new pre-battle banter system, allowing kombatants to engage each other verbally before engaging each other physically. It also reveals that the classically handsome Johnny Cage wavers between having a hilariously inflated ego and gleefully mocking his opponents and that the more rugged yet still attractive Kenshi still finds ways to politely sass everyone he comes across. When the two meet, it borders on SnarkToSnarkCombat.
-->'''Johnny:''' Have you been working out?\\
'''Kotal Khan:''' Never have I heard such insolence.\\
'''Johnny:''' You don't know me very well.\\
\\
'''Kenshi:''' Reptile.\\
'''Reptile:''' You will not read my thoughts!\\
'''Kenshi:''' There is ''very little'' to read.

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* While King Graham %%* Although Niles from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' is [[AmbiguouslyBrown dark skinned]] rather than dark-haired, he otherwise plays this trope perfectly straight. Paired with an Avatar [[BiTheWay of ''VideoGame/KingsQuest'' could also qualify as straight up TallDarkAndHandsome, especially in his younger days, either gender]], he can get ''incredibly'' bitingly fulfill the role of being a foil to a cheerful optimist as well.
%%* ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance]]'' and its sequel:
%%** Shinon. He's very, VERY
snarky whenever dealing with someone and somewhat racist as well, but not necessarily evil.
%%** Soren is rather short but otherwise plays this trope perfectly. Despite his grating nature, he is nonetheless highly valued by his companions due to [[TheStrategist his brilliant mind.]]
%%* Advocat from ''VideoGame/GrimGrimoire'' is a devil of a teacher
who rubs him charms the wrong way.
* This is
female students and makes snide comments at almost every opportunity. And yes, he's [[DarkIsNotEvil one of the main reasons Bishop from ''VideoGame/NeverwinterNights2'', a ChaoticEvil ranger, gets the [[DracoInLeatherPants Leather Pants treatment]]: he's ruggedly handsome and hilariously sarcastic.
*
good guys]]. It should be noted that while he tried many times to charm Amoretta, he failed every time. [[spoiler:Since she's an ArtificialHuman Human]], it's not all that surprising.
%%* Braig in ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep''.
%%*
''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters'':
** %%** Kyo Kusanagi is 5’11” (181 cm) tall and deals the snark quite nicely in his ''XIII'' pre-match dialogues.
--->'''Kim:''' %%--->'''Kim:''' Kyo! Just look at my new disciples! They are trying to gain new lives through martial arts! How about it? Don't you feel like joining them at my dojo and working up a good sweat?\\
'''Kyo:''' %%'''Kyo:''' I don't think those guys are fooling anyone but you, man.
** %%** His rival Iori Yagami is of the deadly variety:
--->'''Iori:''' %%--->'''Iori:''' Do you know what's going to happen, woman?\\
'''[[LadyOfWar %%'''[[LadyOfWar King]]:''' What? Without your flames, you're all talk.\\
'''Iori:''' %%'''Iori:''' Excellent! Then you know you're going to die!
* %%* While King Graham of ''VideoGame/KingsQuest'' could also qualify as straight up TallDarkAndHandsome, especially in his younger days, he can get ''incredibly'' bitingly snarky whenever dealing with someone who rubs him the wrong way.
%%*
''Franchise/MassEffect'': Garrus Vakarian becomes this in ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'', becoming a dangerous VigilanteMan with a snarky quip for almost every situation and standing in at over six feet tall (average height among turians, but tall compared to humans).
* Bayonetta from %%* Solid Snake in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid'' qualifies, but his wilder traits get softened by the ''{{VideoGame/Bayonetta}}'' series, she's growth of a StatuesqueStunner DarkIsNotEvil HotWitch who snarks with just about every single person she encounters.
*
[[MessianicArchetype self-sacrificing, spiritual]] side as the series goes on.
%%*
''VideoGame/MortalKombatX'' gave us the new pre-battle banter system, allowing kombatants to engage each other verbally before engaging each other physically. It also reveals that the classically handsome Johnny Cage wavers between having a hilariously inflated ego and gleefully mocking his opponents and that the more rugged yet still attractive Kenshi still finds ways to politely sass everyone he comes across. When the two meet, it borders on SnarkToSnarkCombat.
-->'''Johnny:''' %%-->'''Johnny:''' Have you been working out?\\
'''Kotal %%'''Kotal Khan:''' Never have I heard such insolence.\\
'''Johnny:''' %%'''Johnny:''' You don't know me very well.\\
%%\\
%%'''Kenshi:''' Reptile.
\\
'''Kenshi:''' Reptile.\\
'''Reptile:'''
%%'''Reptile:''' You will not read my thoughts!\\
'''Kenshi:''' %%'''Kenshi:''' There is ''very little'' to read.read.
%%* ''VideoGame/NeverwinterNights2'':
%%** Sand not only ([[TheNapoleon mostly]]) fits this trope, but improves on it by [[CantArgueWithElves being an elf]].
%%** Bishop is ruggedly handsome and hilariously sarcastic.
* Jake from ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil6'' is tall and definitely snarky, he may not have dark hair, though he wears dark clothes.
%%* Frantz of ''VideoGame/RustyHearts''.
%%* Jade Curtiss from ''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'' is the king of Snarking; friends, enemies, and random people on the street are not above his Whips of Wit!
%%* Judas from ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny 2'' snarks at everyone but [[TeamMom Nanaly]] and insists he only joined the party because [[SurroundedByIdiots it was]] [[ItAmusedMe entertaining to]] [[SourSupporter do so]]. Not so much the tall part, though, as an annoyed Loni points out that he [[OlderThanTheyLook looks younger than him.]] He has [[WideEyedIdealist Kyle]] and [[MadScientist Harold]] as his foils.
* Yuri from ''VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia'' is a tall dark-haired {{Bishounen}} who constantly points out fallacies in people's arguments or reasoning.
* Garret from ''VideoGame/{{Thief}}'' is kind of tall, dark for sure, and all kinds of snarky. No matter who he's dealing with, he has a witty line to deliver.
%%* ''VideoGame/ValkyriaChroniclesII'':
%%** Zeri can be counted as this, though he mainly finds Avan to be the biggest annoyance.
%%** Pete.



* ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' has a few.
** Miles Edgeworth is TheComicallySerious {{Determinator}} and ruthless as a prosecutor, though time and CharacterDevelopment makes him a man who only pursues the truth. While he's irresistible to the ladies, he [[ObliviousToLove doesn't notice]] (being MarriedToTheJob), admired by the police force, and [[DeadpanSnarker incredibly snarky]]. This is more evident [[FirstPersonSmartass when he's playable]], as in ''VisualNovel/AceAttorneyInvestigations''.

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* ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' has a few.
**
''Franchise/AceAttorney'':
%%**
Miles Edgeworth is TheComicallySerious {{Determinator}} and ruthless as a prosecutor, though time and CharacterDevelopment makes him a man who only pursues the truth. While he's irresistible to the ladies, he [[ObliviousToLove doesn't notice]] (being MarriedToTheJob), admired by the police force, and [[DeadpanSnarker incredibly snarky]]. This is more evident [[FirstPersonSmartass when he's playable]], as in ''VisualNovel/AceAttorneyInvestigations''.



* ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'':
** Archer, except for the white hair. Then again, he ''is'' AmbiguouslyBrown, [[spoiler:despite having been born a redhead.]]
** Lord El-Melloi II, Rin's sponsor for study in London ([[spoiler:as well as the OlderAndWiser Waver Velvet, one of the few surviving magi of the [[LightNovel/FateZero fourth Holy Grail War]]]]), doesn't let being a very skilled and well-liked lecturer of magic get in the way of also being a surly MeanBrit.

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* %%* ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'':
** %%** Archer, except for the white hair. Then again, he ''is'' AmbiguouslyBrown, [[spoiler:despite having been born a redhead.]]
** %%** Lord El-Melloi II, Rin's sponsor for study in London ([[spoiler:as well as the OlderAndWiser Waver Velvet, one of the few surviving magi of the [[LightNovel/FateZero fourth Holy Grail War]]]]), doesn't let being a very skilled and well-liked lecturer of magic get in the way of also being a surly MeanBrit.MeanBrit.
* ''VisualNovel/ShallWeDateNinjaShadow'':
** Makoto Nakagawa's in-game sprite shows him as one of the tallest men in the whole group, his [[LongHairedPrettyBoy long hair]] is dark blue, and he's stone-faced and serious 90% of the time. He amps up the snark if he's the chosen LoveInterest for the {{bifauxnen}} PlayerCharacter, dealing all kinds of sarcastic comments towards her [[BelligerentSexualTension to rile her up.]]
** Makoto's ChildhoodFriend, Asagi, is fairly tall and dark-haired as well, plus a surly and snarky MagicKnight who's set up as the typical JerkWithAHeartOfGold. He keeps a kind yet cynical disposition towards the heroine -- save for the second part of his own route, which [[HiddenDepths he shows]] [[StepfordSnarker a more]] [[SourOutsideSadInside vulnerable side]].



* ''VisualNovel/ShallWeDateNinjaShadow'':
** The PlayerCharacter's boss and the leader of the Nagasaki Vigilantes, Makoto Nakagawa, fits in fairly well. His in-game sprite shows him as one of the tallest men in the whole group, his [[LongHairedPrettyBoy long hair]] is dark blue, and he's stone-faced and serious 90% of the time. He amps up the snark if he's the chosen LoveInterest for the {{bifauxnen}} PlayerCharacter, dealing all kinds of sarcastic comments towards her [[BelligerentSexualTension to rile her up.]]
** Makoto's ChildhoodFriend, Asagi, is fairly tall and dark-haired as well, plus a surly and snarky MagicKnight who's set up as the typical JerkWithAHeartOfGold. He keeps a kind yet cynical disposition towards the heroine -- save for the second part of his own route, which [[HiddenDepths he shows]] [[StepfordSnarker a more]] [[SourOutsideSadInside vulnerable side]].



* Freelancer York fits this in ''Machinima/RedVsBlue''. Incredibly good-looking, [[MasterOfUnlocking very good at what he does]], and every other word out of his mouth is in the form of snarkily commenting on other people's quirks and flaws. Oddly he's still a NiceGuy, as he frequently delivers the snark in a manner that suggests he's more affectionately teasing than actually trying to be mean.
* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' has Qrow Branwen, a tall, dark-haired man with PermaStubble who is the foremost master of the gun scythe and a member of Ozpin's inner circle. His reputation as a Huntsman is so fearsome that trained assassins like Mercury Black are running for the hills at the sight of him. He's also constantly drunk and snarks at everyone's expense when he feels that they're acting out of line (ignoring how his own actions can disturb the peace). Qrow is fiercely loyal to friends and family but has to minimize his time with his loved ones [[BlessedWithSuck lest his Semblance]] [[TheJinx bring them misfortune and tragedy.]]

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* %%* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'': Freelancer York fits this in ''Machinima/RedVsBlue''. is Incredibly good-looking, [[MasterOfUnlocking very good at what he does]], and every other word out of his mouth is in the form of snarkily commenting on other people's quirks and flaws. Oddly he's still a NiceGuy, as he frequently delivers the snark in a manner that suggests he's more affectionately teasing than actually trying to be mean.
* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' has ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'': Qrow Branwen, Branwen is a tall, dark-haired man with PermaStubble who is the foremost master of the gun scythe and a member of Ozpin's inner circle. His reputation as a Huntsman is so fearsome that trained assassins like Mercury Black are running for the hills at the sight of him. He's also constantly drunk and snarks at everyone's expense when he feels that they're acting out of line (ignoring how his own actions can disturb the peace). Qrow is fiercely loyal to friends and family but has to minimize his time with his loved ones [[BlessedWithSuck lest his Semblance]] [[TheJinx bring them misfortune and tragedy.]]



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* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'''s Ardsley Wooster is increasingly this trope, what with being tall, dark, British, the ServileSnarker as Gil's manservant, and [[spoiler:spy for Her Undying Majesty's British government, prone to badass stunts like foiling Dolokov's plan to sway the Jaegergenerals and departing with a BondOneLiner. Out the window of an airship.]]

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[[folder:Web %%[[folder:Web Comics]]
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'''s %%* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'': Ardsley Wooster is increasingly this trope, what with being tall, dark, British, the ServileSnarker as Gil's manservant, and [[spoiler:spy [[spoiler:a spy for Her Undying Majesty's British government, prone to badass stunts like foiling Dolokov's plan to sway the Jaegergenerals and departing with a BondOneLiner. Out the window of an airship.]]
%%* Zombie from ''Webcomic/HannaIsNotABoysName'' is one of the tallest of the cast, a gentle but still pronounced snarker, and not too bad-looking for a green-skinned reanimated corpse. [[spoiler:Especially in his living form.
]]



* Zombie from ''Webcomic/HannaIsNotABoysName'' counts. He's one of the tallest of the cast, a gentle but still pronounced snarker, and not too bad-looking for a green-skinned reanimated corpse. [[spoiler:Especially in his living form.]]
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* Zombie from ''Webcomic/HannaIsNotABoysName'' counts. He's one of the tallest of the cast, a gentle but still pronounced snarker, and not too bad-looking for a green-skinned reanimated corpse. [[spoiler:Especially in his living form.]]
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* Tim from ''WebVideo/MarbleHornets'' becomes increasingly snarky throughout season 3, even engaging in the occasional SnarkToSnarkCombat with Jay. His distrust and irritability, however, are [[ProperlyParanoid perfectly]] [[MissingTime justifiable]].

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* %%* Tim from ''WebVideo/MarbleHornets'' becomes increasingly snarky throughout season 3, even engaging in the occasional SnarkToSnarkCombat with Jay. His distrust and irritability, however, are [[ProperlyParanoid perfectly]] [[MissingTime justifiable]].



%%* Craig Tucker from ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.

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%%* Craig Tucker Mozenrath from ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' is a pure evil take on this.



%%* Gwen from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama.''
* Shego from ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible''. If one were to describe her character in three words (well, technically four), these would be them. A DarkActionGirl very snarky.
%%* Mozenrath from ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' is a pure evil take on this.
%%* Prowl from ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' is not quite so snarky as other examples, but fills the quota nonetheless.

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%%* Gwen * [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Demon]] and SorcerousOverlord Tso Lan the [[GravityMaster Moon]] Demon from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama.''
*
''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' is tall, has purplish-dark hair (a lot of it), wears [[RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver blood red and]] [[PurpleIsTheNewBlack royal violet robes]], and is very snarky, as well as a bit scary, since Jade calls him "tall, dark and creepy".
-->'''Wind Demon:''' Perhaps we can find a civilized way to resolve this.\\
'''Tso Lan:''' Like what? Alphabetical order?
%%*
Shego from ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible''. If one were to describe her character in three words (well, technically four), these would be them. A DarkActionGirl very snarky.
%%* Mozenrath from ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' is a pure evil take on this.
%%* Prowl from ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' is not quite so snarky as other examples, but fills the quota nonetheless.
snarky.



%%* Moriarty from ''WesternAnimation/SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury''.
%%* Vince [=LaSalle=] from ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}''



%% * Vanessa Doofenshmirtz from ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb''. She wears always in black and is snarky to her dad.
* [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Demon]] and SorcerousOverlord Tso Lan the [[GravityMaster Moon]] Demon from ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures.'' He's tall, has purplish-dark hair (a lot of it), wears [[RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver blood red and]] [[PurpleIsTheNewBlack royal violet robes]], and is very snarky, as well as a bit scary, since Jade calls him "tall, dark and creepy".
-->'''Wind Demon:''' Perhaps we can find a civilized way to resolve this.\\
'''Tso Lan:''' Like what? Alphabetical order?

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%% * %%* Vanessa Doofenshmirtz from ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb''. She wears always in black and is snarky to her dad.
* [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Demon]] and SorcerousOverlord Tso Lan the [[GravityMaster Moon]] Demon %%* Vince [=LaSalle=] from ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures.'' He's tall, has purplish-dark hair (a lot of it), wears [[RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver blood red and]] [[PurpleIsTheNewBlack royal violet robes]], and ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}''
%%* Moriarty from ''WesternAnimation/SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury''.
%%* Craig Tucker from ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.
%%* Gwen from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama.''
%%* Prowl from ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated''
is very snarky, not quite so snarky as well as a bit scary, since Jade calls him "tall, dark and creepy".
-->'''Wind Demon:''' Perhaps we can find a civilized way to resolve this.\\
'''Tso Lan:''' Like what? Alphabetical order?
other examples, but fills the quota nonetheless.


%%* Childermass from Literature/JonathanStrangeAndMrNorrell.

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%%* Childermass * ''Literature/JonathanStrangeAndMrNorrell'':
** Invoked when it is noted that magicians are expected to be tall, dark, and snarky. One reason Jonathan Strange becomes more popular than Mr Norrell very fast is because aside
from Literature/JonathanStrangeAndMrNorrell.having dark auburn hair, he fits the classic image of a magician perfectly, particularly when he is mourning for [[spoiler:his wife]].
** John Childermass, Mr Norrell's EnigmaticMinion, is foreshadowed to secretly be a magician by fitting the bill, especially in the [[AdaptationalAttractiveness TV mini series]]. While initially described as looking twisted like a tree, he nonetheless [[KavorkaMan has three maids fall for him]]. He has long dark hair, wears a black coat with a black [[NiceHat top hat]], is the master of the eye roll and has barely any dialogue in any social situation where he does ''not'' [[ServileSnarker snark]]. He fits the bill so perfectly, in fact, that Drawlight initially assumes ''he'' must be Mr Norrell, the magician of Hanover-Square.

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