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* In ''Manga/DemonSlayerKimetsuNoYaiba'', Inosuke who had been pretty oblivious, borderline insensitive early on, till then on how to react to death happening around him due living like a WildChild alone in the mountains, stepped up to give a pretty rousing speech once [[spoiler:Kyoujurou died against Akaza, Tanjiro was feeling devastated over his death, thinking Kyoujurou lost only because he had to look out for hunters weaker than him and all 200 passagers on the train, Tanjiro thought it would have been better if he died instead of Kyoujurou; Inosuke steps up, telling Tanjiro to remember Kyoujurou's words of trust towards them, he trusted that all three boys will become great hunters even better than he was, so Tanjiro shouldn't ever think about dying, it would invalidate all hopes for the future placed on him]].

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* ''VideoGame/WolfensteinTheNewOrder'''s Max Haus is a victim of Nazi experiments with lobotomy, and his intelligence is visibly stunted as a result[note]All his attempts to write and talk end in PokemonSpeak[/note]. This does not stop him from solving philosophical questions at a glance or beating Set Roth, the most intelligent person in Blazkowitz' party, at ''chess''.

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* [[ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Billy Batson]] is actually an example of this. In the Pre-Flashpoint comics, Billy was forced to live on the streets for several years before being granted the power to become Captain Marvel by the Wizard Shazam. It's all but stated that much of his courage, cleverness and resourcefulness came from having to survive on his own. During one fight with Black Adam, Adam attempted to sucker Cap with a similar bit of treachery Adam used to kill Billy's father. Instead, Cap sidestepped the attack and turned the tables on Adam, telling Adam that he shouldn't expect someone raised on the streets to fall for such a simple trick.





* Zoro, an ex-pirate hunter, in ''OnePiece'' is the one to impart knowledge about how a pirate should behave within a crew. Aspects regarding respect, roles and trust are brought up by him when the Straw Hats had some inner conflict, as seen in Davy Back Games and in Water 7. Interestingly, Zoro only does this when Luffy, the Captain, isn't the one voicing this out or is also participating in the turmoil. It's the kind of action a First Mate would take, if the crew ever had one; Zoro's position is considered analogous to one, even if he is never referred to as such.

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* Zoro, an ex-pirate hunter, in ''OnePiece'' ''Manga/OnePiece'' is the one to impart knowledge about how a pirate should behave within a crew. Aspects regarding respect, roles and trust are brought up by him when the Straw Hats had some inner conflict, as seen in Davy Back Games and in Water 7. Interestingly, Zoro only does this when Luffy, the Captain, isn't the one voicing this out or is also participating in the turmoil. It's the kind of action a First Mate would take, if the crew ever had one; Zoro's position is considered analogous to one, even if he is never referred to as such.


* DiveKick's Uncle Sensei is a mix of this and CrazyHomelessPeople, his most glaring examples of tapped wisdom from his training and being 10 year champion [[spoiler:till Mr. N's actions causing disqualification]] is whenever he speaks towards [[VideoGame/SaintsRow Johnny Gat]] and his own [[https://twitter.com/unclesensei twitter account]]

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* DiveKick's ''VideoGame/DiveKick'''s Uncle Sensei is a mix of this and CrazyHomelessPeople, his most glaring examples of tapped wisdom from his training and being 10 year champion [[spoiler:till Mr. N's actions causing disqualification]] is whenever he speaks towards [[VideoGame/SaintsRow Johnny Gat]] and his own [[https://twitter.com/unclesensei twitter account]]


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* In ''Theatre/YesVirginiaTheMusical'', Scraggly Santa is responsible for both pointing Virginia in the right direction in her quest to prove Santa Claus is real, but also plants the seeds for Frank Church to give her a positive answer in the interest of inspiring.

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* In ''Theatre/YesVirginiaTheMusical'', Scraggly Santa is responsible for both pointing Virginia in The Music/ArrestedDevelopment song "Mr Wendal" suggests this about the right direction in her quest to prove Santa Claus is real, but also plants the seeds for Frank Church titular homeless man.
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to give her a positive answer in him money isn't charity\\
He gives me some knowledge, I buy him some shoes''
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* The country song "Moments" by Emerson Drive, where the narrator gets life advice from a homeless man.



* The Series/ArrestedDevelopment song "Mr Wendal" suggests this about the titular homeless man referred to.
-->''Now that I know him, to give him money isn't charity\\
He gives me some knowledge, I buy him some shoes''





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* The Franchise/NationalLampoon adventures of O.C. and Stiggs has the 'sociopathic problem teens' taking advice from Wino Bob, who lives in the oleander bushes behind the liquor store...mostly advice on what kind of liquor to take on a date.

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* The Franchise/NationalLampoon Film/NationalLampoon adventures of O.C. and Stiggs has the 'sociopathic problem teens' taking advice from Wino Bob, who lives in the oleander bushes behind the liquor store...mostly advice on what kind of liquor to take on a date.


* VideoGame/PlanescapeTorment features striking examples.

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* VideoGame/PlanescapeTorment ''VideoGame/PlanescapeTorment'' features striking examples.


You don't expect your average homeless person to want to talk, much less have a lesson they're prepared to teach you (that somehow specifically addresses your problem.) HookerWithAHeartOfGold and KingOfTheHomeless are often a source of this.

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You don't expect your average homeless person to want to talk, much less have a lesson they're prepared to teach you (that somehow specifically addresses your problem.) problem). HookerWithAHeartOfGold and KingOfTheHomeless are often a source of this.



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** In ''Series/LawAndOrderSVU'', A creepy teenager obsessed with SerialKiller's, so much so that the detectives first suspect him of being the one they're looking for, ultimately gives them the advice they need to catch the elusive killer by telling them he likes to keep trophies and even gives them a hint on where to look. They figure it out.


* The Creator/NationalLampoon adventures of O.C. and Stiggs has the 'sociopathic problem teens' taking advice from Wino Bob, who lives in the oleander bushes behind the liquor store...mostly advice on what kind of liquor to take on a date.

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* The Creator/NationalLampoon Franchise/NationalLampoon adventures of O.C. and Stiggs has the 'sociopathic problem teens' taking advice from Wino Bob, who lives in the oleander bushes behind the liquor store...mostly advice on what kind of liquor to take on a date.



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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'': "The Question" has Gumball and Darwin asking everywhere about what's the meaning of life, after everyone they know give them unsatisfying answers, the finally get a good one from the local CloudCuckoolander, Sussie, that clearly and concisely says that life is about the journey, and making friends along the way, as well as finding your own way to enjoy it.



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* The special needs worker in [[https://notalwaysright.com/the-wisdom-to-know-the-difference/70534/ this]] story from ''Website/NotAlwaysRight'' shrugs off an abusive customer by observing that "Jesus and my mama still love me!"


* In an episode of ''Series/TheOffice'', Michael was surprised to receive relationship advice from a stripper, while Benjamin Franklin turned out to be "kind of a sleazebag."

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* In an episode of ''Series/TheOffice'', ''Series/{{The Office|US}}'', Michael was surprised to receive relationship advice from a stripper, while Benjamin Franklin turned out to be "kind of a sleazebag."


** This kind of becomes their thing in later movies. In ''Film/ChasingAmy'', Silent Bob despite [[TheSilentBob only speaking two sentences]] [[Film/{{Clerks}} in as]] [[Film/{{Mallrats}} many films]] gives a TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Holden, and Jay has the idea to confront the bishop in ''Film/{{Dogma}}''. This is then wonderfully [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] in ''Film/ClerksII'', as when Dante looks to him for advice, he's got nothing and it's [[TheSlacker Randall]] who has the great idea.

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** This kind of becomes their thing in later movies. In ''Film/ChasingAmy'', Silent Bob despite [[TheSilentBob only speaking two sentences]] [[Film/{{Clerks}} in as]] [[Film/{{Mallrats}} many films]] gives a TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Holden, and Jay has the idea to confront the bishop in ''Film/{{Dogma}}''. This is then wonderfully [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] in ''Film/ClerksII'', as when Dante looks to him Bob for advice, he's got nothing and it's [[TheSlacker Randall]] who has the great idea.

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