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* In ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsCoded'', the Data-Sora feels sad when he has to say good-bye to the others at the end and fade back into the data, but doesn't recognize it at first because he hasn't before any had any cause to really feel truly sad on his journey. He asks if it's another glitch, but Mickey tells him that this is just what good-byes feel like.


* In the ''Series/StarTrekDiscovery'' novel ''The Way to the Stars'', Sylvia Tilly has long by smothered by the unrealistic expectations and demands of her parents and guardians, and especially her [[MyBelovedSmother mother]], Federation diplomat Siobhan Tilly, who responds to even the most glowing reports with comments like "I think we can see that there are some emerging issues." Finally, Tilly, fed up, runs away from the boarding school she was sent to and, using the engineering skills that have long been ignored by her family, fakes an identification, thwarts the school's advanced security and secures passage on a non-aligned vessel. Once aboard, she begins secretly fixing the ship's antiquated systems. As she realizes that she is no longer on a schedule, no pressure on her, "and best of allo, no relatives talking all the time about your grades and your ''emerging issues''," she feels light-hearted. And the she realizes...

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* In the ''Series/StarTrekDiscovery'' novel ''The Way to the Stars'', Sylvia Tilly has long by smothered by the unrealistic expectations and demands of her parents and guardians, and especially her [[MyBelovedSmother mother]], Federation diplomat Siobhan Tilly, who responds to even the most glowing reports with comments like "I think we can see that there are some emerging issues." Finally, Tilly, fed up, runs away from the boarding school she was sent to and, using the engineering skills that have long been ignored by her family, fakes an identification, thwarts the school's advanced security and secures passage on a non-aligned vessel. Once aboard, she begins secretly fixing the ship's antiquated systems. As she realizes that she is no longer on a schedule, no pressure on her, "and best of allo, all, no relatives talking all the time about your grades and your ''emerging issues''," she feels light-hearted. And the she realizes...

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* In the ''Series/StarTrekDiscovery'' novel ''The Way to the Stars'', Sylvia Tilly has long by smothered by the unrealistic expectations and demands of her parents and guardians, and especially her [[MyBelovedSmother mother]], Federation diplomat Siobhan Tilly, who responds to even the most glowing reports with comments like "I think we can see that there are some emerging issues." Finally, Tilly, fed up, runs away from the boarding school she was sent to and, using the engineering skills that have long been ignored by her family, fakes an identification, thwarts the school's advanced security and secures passage on a non-aligned vessel. Once aboard, she begins secretly fixing the ship's antiquated systems. As she realizes that she is no longer on a schedule, no pressure on her, "and best of allo, no relatives talking all the time about your grades and your ''emerging issues''," she feels light-hearted. And the she realizes...
-->''this feeling was...'' happiness. ''She hugged herself.'' So this is what it feels like! They should bottle this! It feels great!


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* In the full-length movie version of ''WesternAnimation/TheGrinch'', The Grinch has this reaction when the Who's song fills him with joy. He also suffers from what looks like a heart attack caused by his heart rapidly growing.
* ''WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas'' "And what happened then? Well, in Whoville they say that the Grinch's small heart grew three sizes that day. And then - the true meaning of Christmas came through, and the Grinch found the strength of ''ten'' Grinches, plus two!"
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* In the full-length movie version of TheGrinch, The Grinch has this reaction when the Who's song fills him with joy. He also suffers from what looks like a heart attack caused by his heart rapidly growing.



* In ''Literature/DragonBones'', Ward is in a bad and irritable mood for some length of time, and eventually figures out that it's the thought of losing Hurog, the castle and surrounding lands he inherited, forever, which makes him feel so bad. His being upset at this is justified, as it's not only the only home he knows, it is a PlaceOfPower, and he feels lonely and empty without its magic.

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* ''Literature/FatherBrown'': In ''The Wrong Shape'', the culprit is a TotalitarianUtilitarian who murders his victim because it was the best course of action to everyone involved (even the victim). And then he writes a confession to Father Brown:
-->''When I had done it, the extraordinary thing happened. Nature deserted me. I felt ill. [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone I felt just as if I had done something wrong]]. I think my brain is breaking up; [[{{Confessional}} I feel some sort of desperate pleasure in thinking I have told the thing to somebody; that I shall not have to be alone with it if I marry and have children]]. '''What is the matter with me?'''... [[GoMadFromTheRevelation Madness]]... [[WasItReallyWorthIt or can one have remorse]], just as if one were in [[Creator/LordByron Byronís]] [[ByronicHero poems!]]''
* ''Literature/{{Jurog}}'':
In ''Literature/DragonBones'', Ward is in a bad and irritable mood for some length of time, and eventually figures out that it's the thought of losing Hurog, the castle and surrounding lands he inherited, forever, which makes him feel so bad. His being upset at this is justified, as it's not only the only home he knows, it is a PlaceOfPower, and he feels lonely and empty without its magic.



* At the Literature/FatherBrown mistery ''The wrong Shape'', the culprit is a TotalitarianUtilitarian who murders his victim because it was the best course of action to everyone involved (even the victim). And then he writes a confession to Father Brown:
--> ''When I had done it, the extraordinary thing happened. Nature deserted me. I felt ill. [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone I felt just as if I had done something wrong]]. I think my brain is breaking up; [[{{Confessional}} I feel some sort of desperate pleasure in thinking I have told the thing to somebody; that I shall not have to be alone with it if I marry and have children]]. '''What is the matter with me?'''... [[GoMadFromTheRevelation Madness]]... [[WasItReallyWorthIt or can one have remorse]], just as if one were in [[Creator/LordByron Byronís]] [[ByronicHero poems!]]''



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* ''WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas'' "And what happened then? Well, in Whoville they say that the Grinch's small heart grew three sizes that day. And then - the true meaning of Christmas came through, and the Grinch found the strength of ''ten'' Grinches, plus two!"

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* ''WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas'' "And ''WesternAnimation/The7D'':
** In "Hildy the Good", Hildy pretends to be a good witch in order to get in the queen's good graces and take over the kingdom. However, the act of doing good deeds causes a strange feeling to well up inside her. "Is this
what happened then? Well, being good feels like? Ew!"
** In "Jollybells", both Grim and Hildy experience joy:
--->'''Grim''': Do you feel that, Hildy?\\
'''Hildy''': No, I don't want to!\\
'''Grim''': What is that?\\
'''Hildy''': I don't know, Grim.\\
'''Grim''': I think it's, I think it's...joy.\\
'''Hildy''': Yes, I do feel it. Eeeeeew!
* ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'':
** Finn goes through this when he experiences [[GreenEyedMonster jealousy]] for the first time at the sight of Princess Bubblegum with Ricardio the Heart Guy.
--->'''Finn''': Ugh. I feel, ''weird''.\\
'''Jake''': Sounds like you're dealing with some new emotions you don't understand: like ''jealousy''.\\
'''Finn''': Blagh!
** This trope is used
in Whoville they say a heartwrenching way in "All Your Fault" when Lemonjon learns of "the feeling of caring unknown to lemons." He later [[spoiler:explodes and reverts to lemon candy, effectively killing himself]], so the Lemon People will have enough food to eat and won't attack the Candy People.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'' ChristmasEpisode "Invasion of the Secret Santas!", Red Tornado interprets a strange sensation as the "Christmas spirit" he's been trying to understand. It's actually an overload
that causes him to explode (fortunately, he's a robot and is [[GoodThingYouCanHeal good as new]] once his parts are gathered and reassembled).
* ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers''
** In "Bob Fires
the Grinch's small heart grew three sizes Kids", Louise asks if it's possible to feel sad for another person after discovering her father's lack of a decent childhood. She then proceeds to assume that day. And then - she might be going crazy.
** In "Boyz 4 Now", Louise goes completely crazy (even more so than usual) when she develops a crush on
the true meaning band's youngest member, Boo-Boo.
---> '''Louise''': Oh my God, what's happening to me?! CUT ME OPEN, I'M INFECTED! PULL IT OUT!\\
'''Tina''': It's okay, Louise. You're just having a crush.
* In "Fairy Happy Thanksgiving!" from ''WesternAnimation/ButterbeansCafe'', after Butterbean and her crew cook Thanksgiving dinner for her, Ms. Marmalady, the show's CardCarryingVillain, says that she's feeling a little strange.
-->'''Ms. Marmalady''': I think I... I think I might be feeling... happy? (''smiles, cue song number'')
* Franchise/{{DCAU}}: Batman had to be told once in ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries The New Batman Adventures]]'' that a warm, fuzzy feeling was called happiness.
* Wally in an episode
of Christmas came through, the ''WesternAnimation/{{Dilbert}}'' TV show had an experience like this when he is hypnotized to do work. When it wore off, he mused to the effect of "What is this? I feel unclean. More so than usual."
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Disenchantment}}'', Luci the demon seems to experience sadness for the first time when [[spoiler:Elfo dies]]: "If this is sadness, I don't like it one bit."
* From the ''WesternAnimation/DocMcStuffins'' episode "The Wicked King
and the Grinch found Mean Queen":
-->'''The Wicked King''': Drat! There's a strange feeling in my tummy. I feel as if I...care. *beat* I don't like it.
* Happens to Mandy in ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' when she experiences a crush on a newcomer to town. Frustrated by
the strength new feeling, she implores Grim to cut her heart out with his scythe but the two come up with something a lot more clever: Using an oddly more literal interpretation of ''ten'' Grinches, plus two!"the words "Break The Cutie".
* In the ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBeaks'' episode "Princess is Better Than You", after learning that SpoiledBrat Princess' only toys are new age crystals, Claire gives her a doll. Princess is moved to tears, though she doesn't understand what is happening, and when informed that she's "having a feeling", she agitatedly demands it stop.
* Varrick, throughout his appearances in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'', has always been a somewhat affable, but still CorruptCorporateExecutive. However, in Book 4, his attempts to harness the power of the spirit vines creates a FantasticNuke, and he tries to shut down the project as it is too dangerous. Thing is, he doesn't know ''why'';
-->'''Varrick''': Usually I look at a project like this and all I think is WOW! I can make a ton of money off this! But recently I've been having these...strange feelings. Inside. It's like I'm... concerned with others. And there's this nagging voice in my head. Constantly. Telling me what's right from wrong!\\
'''Zhu Li:''' I believe that voice is your conscience, sir?
* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Lolirock}}'' episode "Forget You!", after a spell causes Praxina to lose her memories, the princesses take her under their wing. After Auriana compliments her on her new outfit, she starts getting a warm feeling inside and wonders if she's getting sick. The other girls inform her that she's feeling good because Auriana was nice to her, and when Praxina decides she wants to keep feeling that way, they further explain that doing the right thing can also lead to that feeling.
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** Luna's reaction in "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E4LunaEclipsed Luna Eclipsed]]", once she joins the Nightmare Night festivities and mingles with her subjects for the first time.
--->'''Princess Luna:''' Your princess enjoys this "fun". In what other ways may we experience it?
** This happens to Rainbow Dash over time as she starts acknowledging her feelings rather than hiding them. It first becomes notable in "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E7MayTheBestPetWin May The Best Pet Win!]]". It takes her a few more seasons to defrost, but she gets there. By season 7, she can cry in front of others.
** In "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS8E1SchoolDazePart1 School Daze]]", as the school's classes grow dull and uninteresting, Silverstream finds herself experiencing what seems to be an unfamiliar feeling for the highly excitable hippogriff -- boredom.
--->'''Silverstream:''' Is this what boring is? Am I bored?
* King Julien when he feels guilt for the first time, in ''WesternAnimation/ThePenguinsOfMadagascar'', "Assault and Batteries":
-->But what is this feeling I am feeling? It is not a happiness. It is a feeling that I have not done all I should have done! I do not like it! How do I make it go away?



--->'''Bart:''' Lisa, I have this strong unpleasant feeling I've never had before.
--->'''Lisa:''' It's called "remorse", you vile burlesque of irrepressible youth.

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--->'''Bart:''' Lisa, I have this strong unpleasant feeling I've never had before.
--->'''Lisa:'''
before.\\
'''Lisa:'''
It's called "remorse", you vile burlesque of irrepressible youth.



--->'''Bart:''' I thought I'd be jumping for joy the day Skinner got fired, but all I have now is this weird, warm feeling on the back of my neck.
--->'''Lisa:''' It's called guilt, you feel guilty that your little stunt cost a man his job!
--->'''Bart:''' Yeah, maybe
--->''(zoom to reveal a tick feeding on the back of his neck)''

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--->'''Bart:''' I thought I'd be jumping for joy the day Skinner got fired, but all I have now is this weird, warm feeling on the back of my neck.
--->'''Lisa:'''
neck.\\
'''Lisa:'''
It's called guilt, you feel guilty that your little stunt cost a man his job!
--->'''Bart:'''
job!\\
'''Bart:'''
Yeah, maybe
--->''(zoom
maybe.\\
''(zoom
to reveal a tick feeding on the back of his neck)''



--->'''Homer:''' Is this how you feel all the time?
--->'''Marge:''' Hm, kind of. I just never let myself enjoy it.
* Batman had to be told once in ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries The New Batman Adventures]]'' that a warm, fuzzy feeling was called happiness.
* King Julien when he feels guilt for the first time, in ''WesternAnimation/ThePenguinsOfMadagascar'', "Assault And Batteries":
-->But what is this feeling I am feeling? It is not a happiness. It is a feeling that I have not done all I should have done! I do not like it! How do I make it go away?
* [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants Plankton]] in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqhfLTsEeZg The Fun Song.]]
* Wally in an episode of the ''WesternAnimation/{{Dilbert}}'' TV show had an experience like this when he is hypnotized to do work. When it wore off, he mused to the effect of "What is this? I feel unclean. More so than usual."
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** Luna's reaction in "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E4LunaEclipsed Luna Eclipsed]]", once she joins the Nightmare Night festivities and mingles with her subjects for the first time.
--->'''Princess Luna:''' Your princess enjoys this "fun". In what other ways may we experience it?
** This happens to Rainbow Dash over time as she starts acknowledging her feelings rather than hiding them. It first becomes notable in "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E7MayTheBestPetWin May The Best Pet Win!]]". It takes her a few more seasons to defrost, but she gets there. By season 7, she can cry in front of others.
** In "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS8E1SchoolDazePart1 School Daze]]", as the school's classes grow dull and uninteresting, Silverstream finds herself experiencing what seems to be an unfamiliar feeling for the highly excitable hippogriff -- boredom.
--->'''Silverstream:''' Is this what boring is? Am I bored?
* Finn from ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' goes through this when he experiences [[GreenEyedMonster jealousy]] for the first time at the sight of Princess Bubblegum with Ricardio the Heart Guy.
-->'''Finn''': "Ugh. I feel, ''weird''."
-->'''Jake''': "Sounds like you're dealing with some new emotions you don't understand: like ''jealousy''."
-->'''Finn''': "Blagh!"
** This trope is used in a heartwrenching way in "All Your Fault" when Lemonjon learns of "the feeling of caring unknown to lemons." He later [[spoiler:explodes and reverts to lemon candy, effectively killing himself]], so the Lemon People will have enough food to eat and won't attack the Candy People.
* ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers''
** In "Bob Fires the Kids", Louise asks if it's possible to feel sad for another person after discovering her father's lack of a decent childhood. She then proceeds to assume that she might be going crazy.
** In "Boyz 4 Now", Louise goes completely crazy (even more so than usual) when she develops a crush on the band's youngest member, Boo-Boo.
---> '''Louise''': Oh my God, what's happening to me?! CUT ME OPEN, I'M INFECTED! PULL IT OUT!\\
'''Tina''': It's okay, Louise. You're just having a crush.
* Happens to Mandy in ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' when she experiences a crush on a newcomer to town. Frustrated by the new feeling, she implores Grim to cut her heart out with his scythe but the two come up with something a lot more clever: Using an oddly more literal interpretation of the words "Break The Cutie."

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--->'''Homer:''' Is this how you feel all the time?
--->'''Marge:'''
time?\\
'''Marge:'''
Hm, kind of. I just never let myself enjoy it.
* Batman had to be told once in ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries The New Batman Adventures]]'' that a warm, fuzzy feeling was called happiness.
* King Julien when he feels guilt for the first time, in ''WesternAnimation/ThePenguinsOfMadagascar'', "Assault And Batteries":
-->But what is this feeling I am feeling? It is not a happiness. It is a feeling that I have not done all I should have done! I do not like it! How do I make it go away?
* [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants Plankton]]
%%* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'': Plankton in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqhfLTsEeZg The Fun Song.]]
* Wally in an episode ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'':
** As
of the ''WesternAnimation/{{Dilbert}}'' TV show had an experience like this when he is hypnotized to do work. When it wore off, he mused to the effect of "What is this? I [[Recap/StevenUniverseS2E24TooFar "Too Far"]], [[spoiler:Peridot]] has trouble processing that she's started caring about how others feel unclean. More so than usual."
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** Luna's reaction
about her, only being able to describe it in "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E4LunaEclipsed Luna Eclipsed]]", once she joins the Nightmare Night festivities and mingles with her subjects for the first time.
--->'''Princess Luna:''' Your princess enjoys this "fun". In what other ways may we experience it?
** This happens to Rainbow Dash over time as she starts acknowledging her feelings rather than hiding them. It first becomes notable in "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E7MayTheBestPetWin May The Best Pet Win!]]". It takes her a few more seasons to defrost, but she gets there. By season 7, she can cry in front
terms of others.
** In "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS8E1SchoolDazePart1 School Daze]]", as the school's classes grow dull and uninteresting, Silverstream finds herself experiencing what seems to be an unfamiliar
feeling for the highly excitable hippogriff -- boredom.
--->'''Silverstream:''' Is this what boring is? Am I bored?
* Finn from ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' goes through this
"small" when he experiences [[GreenEyedMonster jealousy]] for the first time at the sight of Princess Bubblegum with Ricardio the Heart Guy.
-->'''Finn''': "Ugh. I feel, ''weird''."
-->'''Jake''': "Sounds like you're dealing with some new emotions you don't understand: like ''jealousy''."
-->'''Finn''': "Blagh!"
** This trope is used in a heartwrenching way in "All Your Fault" when Lemonjon learns of "the feeling of caring unknown to lemons." He later [[spoiler:explodes and reverts to lemon candy, effectively killing himself]], so the Lemon People will have enough food to eat and won't attack the Candy People.
* ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers''
** In "Bob Fires the Kids", Louise asks if it's possible to feel sad for another person after discovering
Amethyst starts ignoring her father's lack of ó even throwing a decent childhood. She then proceeds to assume tantrum about how it doesn't make sense that she might be going crazy.
cares.
** In "Boyz 4 Now", Louise goes completely crazy (even more so than usual) when she develops a crush on the band's youngest member, Boo-Boo.
---> '''Louise''': Oh my God, what's happening to me?! CUT ME OPEN, I'M INFECTED! PULL IT OUT!\\
'''Tina''': It's okay, Louise. You're just having a crush.
* Happens to Mandy
[[Recap/StevenUniverseS4E13TheZoo "The Zoo"]], Steven and Greg end up in ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' when she experiences a crush on a newcomer to town. Frustrated [[PeopleZoo zoo]] full of humans, descended from ones kept in captivity by the new Gems for generations. The "Zoomans" have never known want or pain, but when Greg refuses to pair up with any of them during [[BureaucraticallyArrangedMarriage "The Choosening"]] they're all heartbroken and burst into tears. One of them even wonders if this is what "hurt" feels like.
** [[Recap/StevenUniverseS5E28ChangeYourMind "Change Your Mind"]]:
*** [[spoiler:Yellow Diamond]] breaks down crying during her HeelRealization and is really not used to the
feeling, initially assuming that Blue Diamond's EmotionControl powers are to blame.
*** At the climax, [[spoiler:White Diamond]] feels embarrassment after Steven asks her an ArmourPiercingQuestion and
she implores Grim has a TomatoInTheMirror realization. Due to cut her heart out with his scythe but the two come up with something a lot more clever: Using an oddly more literal interpretation of the words "Break The Cutie."[[spoiler:{{belie|vingTheirOwnLies}}f in her own perfection]], she ''really'' doesn't know how to handle it, leading to [[spoiler:''her'' HeelRealization]].



* In the ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'' ChristmasEpisode "Invasion of the Secret Santas!", Red Tornado interprets a strange sensation as the "Christmas spirit" he's been trying to understand. It's actually an overload that causes him to explode (fortunately, he's a robot and is [[GoodThingYouCanHeal good as new]] once his parts are gathered and reassembled).
* Varrick, throughout his appearances in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'', has always been a somewhat affable, but still CorruptCorporateExecutive. However, in Book 4, his attempts to harness the power of the spirit vines creates a FantasticNuke, and he tries to shut down the project as it is too dangerous. Thing is, he doesn't know ''why'';
-->'''Varrick''': Usually I look at a project like this and all I think is WOW! I can make a ton of money off this! But recently I've been having these...strange feelings. Inside. It's like I'm... concerned with others. And there's this nagging voice in my head. Constantly. Telling me what's right from wrong!\\
'''Zhu Li:''' I believe that voice is your conscience, sir?
* From the ''WesternAnimation/DocMcStuffins'' episode, "The Wicked King and the Mean Queen":
-->'''The Wicked King''': Drat! There's a strange feeling in my tummy. I feel as if I...care. *beat* I don't like it.
* In ''WesternAnimation/The7D'' episode "Hildy the Good", Hildy pretends to be a good witch in order to get in the queen's good graces and take over the kingdom. However, the act of doing good deeds causes a strange feeling to well up inside her. "Is this what being good feels like? Ew!"
** In "Jollybells", both Grim and Hildy experience joy:
-->'''Grim''': Do you feel that, Hildy?\\
'''Hildy''': No, I don't want to!\\
'''Grim''': What is that?\\
'''Hildy''': I don't know, Grim.\\
'''Grim''': I think it's, I think it's...joy.\\
'''Hildy''': Yes, I do feel it. Eeeeeew!
* In the ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBeaks'' episode "Princess is Better Than You", after learning that SpoiledBrat Princess' only toys are new age crystals, Claire gives her a doll. Princess is moved to tears, though she doesn't understand what is happening, and when informed that she's "having a feeling," she agitatedly demands it stop.
* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'':
** As of "Too Far", [[spoiler:Peridot]] has trouble processing that she's started caring about how others feel about her, only being able to describe it in terms of feeling "small" when Amethyst starts ignoring her - even throwing a tantrum about how it doesn't make sense that she cares.
** In "The Zoo", Steven and Greg end up in a zoo full of humans, descended from ones kept in captivity by the Gems for generations. The "Zoomans" have never known want or pain, but when Greg refuses to pair up with any of them during [[BureaucraticallyArrangedMarriage "The Choosening"]] they're all heartbroken and burst into tears. One of them even wonders if this is what "hurt" feels like.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Lolirock}}'' episode "Forget You!", after a spell causes Praxina to lose her memories, the princesses take her under their wing. After Auriana compliments her on her new outfit, she starts getting a warm feeling inside and wonders if she's getting sick. The other girls inform her that she's feeling good because Auriana was nice to her, and when Praxina decides she wants to keep feeling that way, they further explain that doing the right thing can also lead to that feeling.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Disenchantment}}'', Luci the demon seems to experience sadness for the first time when [[spoiler:Elfo dies]]: "If this is sadness, I don't like it one bit."
* In "Fairy Happy Thanksgiving!" from ''WesternAnimation/ButterbeansCafe'', after Butterbean and her crew cook Thanksgiving dinner for her, Ms. Marmalady, the show's CardCarryingVillain, says that she's feeling a little strange.
-->'''Ms. Marmalady''': I think I... I think I might be feeling... happy? (''smiles, cue song number'')

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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12978919/26/One-Punch-Man-Hero-s-Harem One Punch Man: Hero's Harem]]'', Saitama has a mildly erotic dream about the women in his life and finds himself feeling arousal for the first time in so long that he doesn't recognize the feeling any more.





* Happened to LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya, after she helped the schoolband ENOZ out. They were very grateful but Haruhi didn't really know to handle it and becomes sort of melancholic. Kyon then figures that it is because she's not used to being thanked by other people.

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* Happened to LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya, after she helped the schoolband school band ENOZ out. They were very grateful but Haruhi didn't really know to handle it and becomes sort of melancholic. Kyon then figures that it is because she's not used to being thanked by other people.



* In ''LightNovel/MyTeenRomanticComedySNAFU'', [[FriendlessBackground Hachiman]] [[TheCynic Hikigaya]] once, so far, wished to befriend [[IceQueen Yukino Yukinoshita]]. There is a good chance he hadn't wanted anyone specific to be his friend for years. However his feelings were promptly crushed - courtesy of Yukino.
* Horribly {{deconstructed}} in ''LightNovel/FateZero''. Kotomine Kirei has been trying to find something that can give him true happiness for years. Despite being a priest, he doesn't find it in doing good. Despite being TheAce, he feels no pride. Despite being a married man, he doesn't find it in... you know[[note]]His wife eventually committed suicide, which made his only daughter thoroughly hate him. He doesn't see this as a loss[[/note]]. He finally finds something that makes him feel, it being being ''absolutely evil''.

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* In ''LightNovel/MyTeenRomanticComedySNAFU'', [[FriendlessBackground Hachiman]] [[TheCynic Hikigaya]] once, so far, wished to befriend [[IceQueen Yukino Yukinoshita]]. There is a good chance he hadn't wanted anyone specific to be his friend for years. However However, his feelings were promptly crushed - courtesy of Yukino.
* Horribly {{deconstructed}} in ''LightNovel/FateZero''. Kotomine Kirei has been trying to find something that can give him true happiness for years. Despite being a priest, he doesn't find it in doing good. Despite being TheAce, he feels no pride. Despite being a married man, he doesn't find it in... you know[[note]]His wife eventually committed suicide, which made his only daughter thoroughly hate him. He doesn't see this as a loss[[/note]]. He finally finds something that makes him feel, it being being ''absolutely evil''.



* In one ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' OVA, Raoh feels a strange trembling in his body when he fights Kenshiro, who has recently discovered the secret of the [[SuperMode Musou Tensei]] technique. Kenshiro tells him that this is what fear feels like, and that his body unconsciously knows that it should be afraid.

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* In one ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' OVA, Raoh feels a strange trembling in his body when he fights Kenshiro, who has recently discovered the secret of the [[SuperMode Musou Tensei]] technique. Kenshiro tells him that this is what fear feels like, like and that his body unconsciously knows that it should be afraid.



* During the rebellion arc of ''Manga/{{Claymore}}'', the warriors of the current generation are ordered to attack a rebellious comrade, namely, [[spoiler:Phantom Miria]]. The one from whose POV this segment is narrated recalls an uneasy sensation that she couldn't quite place as she enters fray. Only after she is cut down and regains consciousness, she realizes what that feeling was: [[TheDreaded fear]].

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* During the rebellion arc of ''Manga/{{Claymore}}'', the warriors of the current generation are ordered to attack a rebellious comrade, namely, [[spoiler:Phantom Miria]]. The one from whose POV this segment is narrated recalls an uneasy sensation that she couldn't quite place as she enters the fray. Only after she is cut down and regains consciousness, she realizes what that feeling was: [[TheDreaded fear]].



* Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}: In Creator/PeterDavid's "Earth Angel" Supergirl version, the demon Buzz feels a horrible pain when he tries to leave her. At first he thinks this is God's doing, but it turns out that, for the first time since he was a human, he's feeling guilt.

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* Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}: In Creator/PeterDavid's "Earth Angel" Supergirl version, the demon Buzz feels a horrible pain when he tries to leave her. At first first, he thinks this is God's doing, but it turns out that, for the first time since he was a human, he's feeling guilt.



* In ''Fanfic/LucysUnwantedHouseGuest'', Natsu is in a relationship with Lisanna, and often acts dismissive of Lucy before being brainwashed into thinking that he beat her up. However, when he sees her injured after the assault on her, he feels bad for her.

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* In ''Fanfic/LucysUnwantedHouseGuest'', Natsu is in a relationship with Lisanna, Lisanna and often acts dismissive of Lucy before being brainwashed into thinking that he beat her up. However, when he sees her injured after the assault on her, he feels bad for her.



* In the full length movie version of TheGrinch, The Grinch has this reaction when the Who's song fills him with joy. He also suffers from what looks like a heart attack caused by his heart rapidly growing.

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* In the full length full-length movie version of TheGrinch, The Grinch has this reaction when the Who's song fills him with joy. He also suffers from what looks like a heart attack caused by his heart rapidly growing.



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* ''Literature/TheMurderbotDiaries'': The titular {{Cyborg}} was artificially created from cloned tissue and mechanical augmentations, spent much of its existence under a RestrainingBolt being treated like a product, and has only recently gained the freedom to think about what it is as an individual. Consequently, it sometimes gets feelings that it literally has no context to understand, especially when complicated interpersonal situations are involved.

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* ''Literature/TheMurderbotDiaries'': The titular {{Cyborg}} was artificially created from cloned tissue and mechanical augmentations, augmentations spent much of its existence under a RestrainingBolt being treated like a product, product and has only recently gained the freedom to think about what it is as an individual. Consequently, it sometimes gets feelings that it literally has no context to understand, especially when complicated interpersonal situations are involved.







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* ''Series/GossipGirl'''s Chuck Bass when he first comes upon feelings of love. "''I feel sick, like there's... something in my stomach. Fluttering.''" Poor fellow, the object of his affection promptly informs him that the butterflies have ''got'' to be murdered.

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* ''Series/GossipGirl'''s Chuck Bass when he first comes upon feelings of love. "''I feel sick, sick like there's... something in my stomach. Fluttering.''" Poor fellow, the object of his affection promptly informs him that the butterflies have ''got'' to be murdered.



-->'''Hedford/Companion''': Loneliness... this is loneliness. Oh, what a bitter thing. Oh Zefram, it's so sad, how do you bear it, this loneliness?

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-->'''Hedford/Companion''': Loneliness... this is loneliness. Oh, what a bitter thing. Oh Oh, Zefram, it's so sad, how do you bear it, this loneliness?



* ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'': Before Dennis gets married, he starts feeling emotional and expresses unfamiliarity with the sensation. Mac, creeped out, asks if he doesn't usually have emotions. Dennis replies that of course he has emotions, he just buries them.

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* ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'': Before Dennis gets married, he starts feeling emotional and expresses unfamiliarity with the sensation. Mac, creeped Creeped out, Mac asks if he doesn't usually have emotions. Dennis replies that of course he has emotions, emotions; he just buries them.



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* Uttered by Galinda, the spoiled AlphaBitch who occasionally borders on CloudCuckooLander in the musical ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', when she is denied entrance to the Sorcery Class she craves: "Something's wrong. I didn't get my way." Later, she utters, in grief, "Is this what ''other'' people feel like?"

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* Uttered by Galinda, the spoiled AlphaBitch who occasionally borders on CloudCuckooLander in the musical ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'' when she is denied entrance to the Sorcery Class she craves: "Something's wrong. I didn't get my way." Later, she utters, in grief, "Is this what ''other'' people feel like?"






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* In ''VideoGame/AceCombatZeroTheBelkanWar'', enemy ace pilot Anthony "Bedivere" Palmer says "This strange feeling. Is this his doing?" as his squadron is whittled down by [[PlayerCharacter Ciphper]] and PJ, and in his interview after the war, admits that the unfamiliar feeling was fear, and once he felt that, he couldn't fly again.

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* In ''VideoGame/AceCombatZeroTheBelkanWar'', enemy ace pilot Anthony "Bedivere" Palmer says "This strange feeling. Is this his doing?" as his squadron is whittled down by [[PlayerCharacter Ciphper]] and PJ, and in his interview after the war, admits that the unfamiliar feeling was fear, fear and once he felt that, he couldn't fly again.
again.



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--> '''Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw:''' But after I'd played for a couple of hours, a strange thing happened; I was actually having fun. I know, it was a weird and frightening realization.

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--> '''Ben -->'''Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw:''' But after I'd played for a couple of hours, a strange thing happened; I was actually having fun. I know, it was a weird and frightening realization.






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* Happens in ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown'' When a humanlike robot steals one of the Shen Gong Wu. A heart. At first he is thrilled at all the new feelings he experiences until someone insults him and he feels hurt. He promptly declares that he doesn't like feeling human, takes the heart out of his chest and discards it listlessly.

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* Happens in ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown'' When a humanlike robot steals one of the Shen Gong Wu. A heart. At first first, he is thrilled at all the new feelings he experiences until someone insults him and he feels hurt. He promptly declares that he doesn't like feeling human, takes the heart out of his chest and discards it listlessly.

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* In "Fairy Happy Thanksgiving!" from ''WesternAnimation/ButterbeansCafe'', after Butterbean and her crew cook Thanksgiving dinner for her, Ms. Marmalady, the show's CardCarryingVillain, says that she's feeling a little strange.
-->'''Ms. Marmalady''': I think I... I think I might be feeling... happy? (''smiles, cue song number'')

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* ''Series/{{Galavant}}'' has [[BitchInSheepsClothing Mad]][[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen alena]] get a whole song about how she is having her first feeling, and it's a bad one.


* Louise from ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'' goes completely crazy (even more so than usual) when she develops a crush on the lead singer of the band Boyz 4 Now, Boo-Boo.
--> '''Louise''': "Oh my God, what's happening to me!? CUT ME OPEN, I'M INFECTED! PULL IT OUT!"
--> '''Tina''': "It's okay, Louise. You're just having a crush."
** In an earlier episode, Louise asks if it's possible to feel sad for another person after discovering her father's lack of a decent childhood. She then proceeds to assume that she might be going crazy.

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* ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers''
** In "Bob Fires the Kids",
Louise from ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'' asks if it's possible to feel sad for another person after discovering her father's lack of a decent childhood. She then proceeds to assume that she might be going crazy.
** In "Boyz 4 Now", Louise
goes completely crazy (even more so than usual) when she develops a crush on the lead singer of the band Boyz 4 Now, band's youngest member, Boo-Boo.
--> ---> '''Louise''': "Oh Oh my God, what's happening to me!? me?! CUT ME OPEN, I'M INFECTED! PULL IT OUT!"
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'''Tina''': "It's It's okay, Louise. You're just having a crush."
** In an earlier episode, Louise asks if it's possible to feel sad for another person after discovering her father's lack of a decent childhood. She then proceeds to assume that she might be going crazy.



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* In ''VisualNovel/PrincessEvangile'', there's Tamie Nogi in her route. Having practically been MarriedToTheJob during her stay in Vincennes Academy thus far, she starts to feel affection towards Masaya after spending an entire week traveling around Japan with him. For the second half of the route's first chapter, she's practically wondering why she's beginning to see him differently than how she normally does.


** This happens to Rainbow Dash over time as she starts acknowledging her feelings rather than hiding them. It first becomes notable in ''Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E7MayTheBestPetWin''. It takes her a few more seasons to defrost, but she gets there. By season 7 she can cry in front of others.

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** This happens to Rainbow Dash over time as she starts acknowledging her feelings rather than hiding them. It first becomes notable in ''Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E7MayTheBestPetWin''."[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E7MayTheBestPetWin May The Best Pet Win!]]". It takes her a few more seasons to defrost, but she gets there. By season 7 7, she can cry in front of others.


* At the [[Father Brown mistery ''Literature/FatherBrown The wrong Shape]]'', the culprit is a TotalitarianUtilitarian who murders his victim because it was the best course of action to everyone involved (even the victim). And then he writes a confession to Father Brown:

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* At the [[Father Brown Literature/FatherBrown mistery ''Literature/FatherBrown The ''The wrong Shape]]'', Shape'', the culprit is a TotalitarianUtilitarian who murders his victim because it was the best course of action to everyone involved (even the victim). And then he writes a confession to Father Brown:


* At the Father Brown mistery ''[[Literature/FatherBrown The wrong Shape]]'', the culprit is a TotalitarianUtilitarian who murders his victim because it was the best course of action to everyone involved. And then he writes a confession to Father Brown:

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* At the Father [[Father Brown mistery ''[[Literature/FatherBrown ''Literature/FatherBrown The wrong Shape]]'', the culprit is a TotalitarianUtilitarian who murders his victim because it was the best course of action to everyone involved.involved (even the victim). And then he writes a confession to Father Brown:



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* At the Father Brown mistery ''[[Literature/FatherBrown The wrong Shape]]'', the culprit is a TotalitarianUtilitarian who murders his victim because it was the best course of action to everyone involved. And then he writes a confession to Father Brown:
--> ''When I had done it, the extraordinary thing happened. Nature deserted me. I felt ill. [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone I felt just as if I had done something wrong]]. I think my brain is breaking up; [[{{Confessional}} I feel some sort of desperate pleasure in thinking I have told the thing to somebody; that I shall not have to be alone with it if I marry and have children]]. '''What is the matter with me?'''... [[GoMadFromTheRevelation Madness]]... [[WasItReallyWorthIt or can one have remorse]], just as if one were in [[Creator/LordByron Byronís]] [[ByronicHero poems!]]''

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