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* In the PeggySue ''Franchise/{{Naruto}}'' fic ''Fanfic/ForLove,'' Hinata realises that her bodyguard Hyuuga Ko is actually excessively uptight and stuffy, strongly disapproving of her friendship with Naruto and insistent that even people she's close to address her as "Hinata-''[[UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics sama"]]'', despite her openly telling them not to (something she never really noticed her first time around).
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You know the character, the wound up, by-the-book character who has no flexibility or sense of humor. Tends to be a StraightMan or a ButtMonkey at times.

See also: NeatFreak, NervousWreck

Compare: ThePerfectionist, ObstructiveBureaucrat, SuperOCD

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You know the character, the wound up, by-the-book character who has no flexibility or [[NoSenseOfHumor sense of humor.humor]]. Tends to be a StraightMan or a ButtMonkey at times.

See also: NeatFreak, NervousWreck

NervousWreck.

Compare: ThePerfectionist, ObstructiveBureaucrat, SuperOCD
SuperOCD.


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* ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine'''s two passenger coaches, Annie and Clarabel are this. They nitpick Thomas' behavior constantly and fuss over the speed he travels (he has a lot of fun with this one in "Not So Slow Coaches"). Gordon found them unbearable to work with after a mishap left them his substitute Express coaches.


* Zazu from ''Disney/TheLionKing''.

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* Zazu from ''Disney/TheLionKing''.''Disney/TheLionKing'' is stuffy, straight-laced and serious.


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* Chiri Kitsu from ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' must have everything done properly, even if it it's just for cutting a cake in equal slices.

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* Chiri Kitsu from ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' must have everything done properly, even if it it's just for cutting a cake in equal slices.



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* C-3PO from ''Franchise/StarWars''.
* Jason in ''CouplesRetreat'', who actually gives his friends a PowerPoint presentation to discuss the possibility of divorcing his wife.
* Seth Green's character in ''Film/WithoutAPaddle''.
* Every character besides Jack Black in ''Film/SchoolOfRock''. At least at first.
* Zazu from ''Disney/TheLionKing''.

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* C-3PO Spoofed in [[http://images.ucomics.com/comics/ga/2001/ga011205.gif this]] ComicStrip/{{Garfield}} strip with "[[{{Show Within A Show}} Stewey The Anal-Retentive Elf]]".
* Verne
from ''Franchise/StarWars''.
* Jason in ''CouplesRetreat'', who actually gives his friends a PowerPoint presentation
''ComicStrip/OverTheHedge'', to discuss the possibility point of divorcing his wife.
* Seth Green's character in ''Film/WithoutAPaddle''.
* Every character besides Jack Black in ''Film/SchoolOfRock''. At least at first.
* Zazu from ''Disney/TheLionKing''.
being TheChewToy and TheWoobie.



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* Percy Weasley and Barty Crouch Sr. from ''Literature/HarryPotter''.

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* Percy Weasley and Barty Crouch Sr. Zazu from ''Literature/HarryPotter''.''Disney/TheLionKing''.



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* C-3PO from ''Franchise/StarWars''.
* Jason in ''Film/CouplesRetreat'', who actually gives his friends a PowerPoint presentation to discuss the possibility of divorcing his wife.
* Seth Green's character in ''Film/WithoutAPaddle''.
* Every character besides Jack Black in ''Film/SchoolOfRock''. At least at first.
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* Percy Weasley and Barty Crouch Sr. from ''Literature/HarryPotter''.
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* In ''Series/AlienNation'' the TV series George is offended by the fact that he's called Obsessive-Compulsive. "Another word for that is Anal retentiveness. I don't ''have'' an anus!"

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* In ''Series/AlienNation'' the TV series series, George is offended by the fact that he's called Obsessive-Compulsive. "Another word for that is Anal anal retentiveness. I don't ''have'' an anus!"



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* Spoofed in [[http://images.ucomics.com/comics/ga/2001/ga011205.gif this]] ComicStrip/{{Garfield}} strip with "[[{{Show Within A Show}} Stewey The Anal-Retentive Elf]]".
* Verne from ''ComicStrip/OverTheHedge'', to the point of being TheChewToy and TheWoobie.
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* Douchey [=McNitpick=] from WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic, who lives up to his name by picking apart even the smaller mistakes that the Critic made. [[spoiler:This is enough for him to be one with the Plot Hole in the Critic's place.]]

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* Douchey [=McNitpick=] from WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic, ''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic'', who lives up to his name by picking apart even the smaller mistakes that the Critic made.makes. [[spoiler:This is enough for him to be one with the Plot Hole in the Critic's place.]]



* Twilight Sparkle from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' has been know to start riots and rips in time due to her anal retentiveness.

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Twilight Sparkle from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' has been know to start riots and rips in time due to her anal retentiveness.



* Archibald Asparagus from ''WesternAnimation/{{VeggieTales}}'' is often portrayed this way. One time, he cancelled "Silly Songs With Larry", due to Larry's silly song "Song Of The Cebu" not making any sense, and another time, he took over the show from Bob and Larry in an attempt to add culture and class to the show.

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* Archibald Asparagus from ''WesternAnimation/{{VeggieTales}}'' ''WesternAnimation/VeggieTales'' is often portrayed this way. One time, he cancelled "Silly Songs With Larry", due to Larry's silly song "Song Of The Cebu" not making any sense, and another time, he took over the show from Bob and Larry in an attempt to add culture and class to the show.



* Squidward in ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''.
** Funnily enough, his German voice also does Zazu.

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* Squidward in ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''.
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''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''. Funnily enough, his German voice also does Zazu.



* Princess Sally Acorn in ''SonicSatAm'', to foil the reckless, fun loving Sonic. Though she is played more primarily as TheStraightMan than other examples, her neuroses are a large source of comedy for her character. She starts off this way in [[ComicBook/SonicTheHedgehog the comic adaptation]] as well, though by later comics she is more laid back.

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* Princess Sally Acorn in ''SonicSatAm'', ''WesternAnimation/SonicSatAM'', to foil the reckless, fun loving fun-loving Sonic. Though she is played more primarily as TheStraightMan than other examples, her neuroses are a large source of comedy for her character. She starts off this way in [[ComicBook/SonicTheHedgehog the comic adaptation]] as well, though by later comics she is more laid back.





* Mac Taylor has been accused of this on ''{{CSINY}}'',though it isn't as pronounced now as the first two or three seasons. He's loosened slightly.

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* Mac Taylor has been accused of this on ''{{CSINY}}'',though ''Series/{{CSINY}}'',though it isn't as pronounced now as the first two or three seasons. He's loosened slightly.


** Funnily enough, his German voice also does Zazu. I guess Eberhard Prüter had a reputation for playing Finicky Ones.

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** Funnily enough, his German voice also does Zazu. I guess Eberhard Prüter had a reputation for playing Finicky Ones.


* Phil Hartman had a character on ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' called "The Anal Retentive" WhyDoYouKeepChangingJobs?-guy. He never got a project done because he was so fussy about neatness that he completely forgot what he was doing to stop and tidy up his workstation.

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* Phil Hartman had a character on ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' called "The Anal Retentive" WhyDoYouKeepChangingJobs?-guy. He that never got a project done because he was so fussy about neatness that he completely forgot what he was doing to stop and tidy up his workstation.


* Who could forget lovable neurotic [[Series/{{Monk}} Adrian Monk]], who has turned his obsessive penchant for detail into a helpmate rather than a liability?

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* Who could forget ''Series/{{Monk}}'': The lovable neurotic [[Series/{{Monk}} Adrian Monk]], Monk, who has turned his obsessive penchant for detail into a helpmate rather than a liability? liability.


* DeathInParadise has Detective Inspector Richard Poole, who is considered stuffy and uptight even by his fellow [[BritishStuffiness Englishmen]].

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* DeathInParadise ''Series/DeathInParadise'' has Detective Inspector Richard Poole, who is considered stuffy and uptight even by his fellow [[BritishStuffiness Englishmen]].


* Edd from ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy''.

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* Edd from ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy''. In the early days he was more relaxed and willing to go along with the boys' plans, but over time he became more stressed and acted as the group's OnlySaneMan.


** Funnily enough, his German voice also does Zazu. I guess Eberhard Prüter has a reputation for playing Finicky Ones.

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** Funnily enough, his German voice also does Zazu. I guess Eberhard Prüter has had a reputation for playing Finicky Ones.

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* The blue stickman from WebComic/{{Irrelevator}}.
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