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** Uncle Ruckus, whom everybody (especially Robert) inexplicably tolerates despite being a massive BoomerangBigot.

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** Uncle Ruckus, whom everybody (especially Robert) inexplicably tolerates despite being a massive BoomerangBigot. [[spoiler:It's possible they take pity on him for his [[FreudianExcuse truly depressing backstory]]]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/GlitchTechs'': Mitch. Miko and Five naturally don't like him due to the tournament incident in the first episode, but later learn that they aren't the only ones. Even Mitch's own teammates admit to hating him and are utterly baffled when they learn Five was trying to emulate the guy in order to gain their respect in one episode.


** Zoidberg, TropeNamer for MyFriendsAndZoidberg. He's a friend through Proximity (he works for Planet Express) and all his co-workers are quite verbal in their dislike of him. "A Tip of the Zoidberg" reveals that the Professor genuinely cares for him, which is why he keeps his job despite being a totally incompetent doctor [[HiddenDepths (to humans)]].

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** Zoidberg, TropeNamer for MyFriendsAndZoidberg. He's a friend through Proximity (he works for Planet Express) and all his co-workers are quite verbal in their dislike of him. "A Tip of the Zoidberg" reveals that the Professor genuinely cares for him, which is why he keeps his job despite being a totally incompetent doctor [[HiddenDepths (to humans)]]. However, sometimes the other characters will show that they do care about him at least a little (even Hermes, who's pretty vocal about how annoying he finds Zoidberg, does this on occasion).


** Season 4 has [[TheWrongfulHeirToTheThrone Prince Wu]]. Despite being the great-nephew of the much reviled [[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen Earth Queen]], Wu himself is a very SpoiledSweet person and considers [[FanNickname the Krew]] the best friends whom he's ever had. But he's also quite childish, ditzy and a shameless flirt, so the cast can't do more than tolerate him out of Necessity and Supervision. The fact that he seems completely oblivious to how the gang feels about him only makes it worse, though he does get some CharacterDevelopment and HiddenDepths as time goes on. And by the end of the season Mako and Korra have warmed up to him and are proud of his decision to dissolve the monarchy.

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** Season 4 has [[TheWrongfulHeirToTheThrone Prince Wu]]. Despite being the great-nephew of the much reviled [[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen Earth Queen]], Wu himself is a very SpoiledSweet sweet person and considers [[FanNickname the Krew]] the best friends whom he's ever had. But he's also quite childish, ditzy and a shameless flirt, so the cast can't do more than tolerate him out of Necessity and Supervision. The fact that he seems completely oblivious to how the gang feels about him only makes it worse, though he does get some CharacterDevelopment and HiddenDepths as time goes on. And by the end of the season Mako and Korra have warmed up to him and are proud of his decision to dissolve the monarchy.


** Eric Cartman, due to Proximity, Seniority, and occasionally Supervision (at least on [[ArchEnemy Kyle]]'s part). Not only do his three closest "friends" insult him behind his back and actively question why they still hang out with him, but as stated in "Breast Cancer Show Ever", the entire fourth grade class hates him almost as much as Stan, Kyle and Kenny do. Even [[TokenGoodTeammate Butters]] occasionally lets it slip that he doesn't truly like Cartman very much, being friendly to him presumably out of goodwill and fear. The boys are often divided on whatever keeps Cartman a part of their group; Kenny personally explains that he pities Cartman as an unfeeling, horrible person and so allows him to stay because he knows he'll have no other friends otherwise, while Stan and Kyle seem to have no idea. Lampshaded in "Scott Tenorman Must Die":

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** Eric Cartman, due to Proximity, Seniority, and occasionally Supervision (at least on [[ArchEnemy Kyle]]'s Kyle's]] part). Not only do his three closest "friends" insult him behind his back and actively question why they still hang out with him, but as stated in "Breast Cancer Show Ever", the entire fourth grade class hates him almost as much as Stan, Kyle and Kenny do. Even [[TokenGoodTeammate Butters]] occasionally lets it slip that he doesn't truly like Cartman very much, being friendly to him presumably out of goodwill and fear. The boys are often divided on whatever keeps Cartman a part of their group; Kenny personally explains that he pities Cartman as an unfeeling, horrible person and so allows him to stay because he knows he'll have no other friends otherwise, while Stan and Kyle seem to have no idea. Lampshaded in "Scott Tenorman Must Die":


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** After all, there's a ''reason'' the fourth grade class hates him:
-->'''Kyle''': Because he's a fat, racist, self-centered, intolerant, manipulating sociopath.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Green Eggs and Ham|2019}}'': Downplayed with Sam. He's a popular customer at his local diner and makes friends easily with everyone he meets, but his overly-chipper (and occasionally annoying) attitude make it difficult for anyone to want to spend time with him by choice.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama''
** Even in ''Island,'' when Courtney is at her most civil, she doesn't get along with most of the other contestants due to her bossy nature and selfish attitude. When she protests that her elimination was unfair because Harold rigged the votes, the other eliminated campers give her NoSympathy.
-->'''Eva:''' Didn't see it. Don't care.
-->'''Lindsay:''' You just would have been kicked off in another episode. No one liked you that much.
-->'''Noah:''' You're here! You lost! Get over it!
** [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]]. Due to how Harold rarely respected, and how he's always boring or annoying people by telling them facts they don't want to hear, he can come off as this sometimes. However, when he pulls through and wins a game, Harold's teammates do respect and appreciate him.
*** People generally seem to like him so long as he's not spouting off irrelevant knowledge, as he's fairly polite and at least tries in challenges.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': Peridot is this right after her MookFaceTurn; between her [[SmallNameBigEgo massive ego]], constant histrionics, HairTriggerTemper, and [[NoSocialSkills total lack of tact]], it's unsurprising that [[AllLovingHero Steven]] is the only one who can really get along with her at first. It takes until partway into season three for the Crystal Gems to start actually ''liking'' her rather than merely tolerating her existence, and even then, Steven and Amethyst are the only ones who hang out with her regularly. It's pretty telling that the other two [[SixthRanger Sixth Rangers]] Lapis and [[spoiler:Bismuth]] both have an easier time settling into the team than Peridot did, despite arguably having done far more to alienate the Crystal Gems prior to joining.


** Jimmy is this through Necessity. His brains and brilliance make him unpopular with the other kids and he gets little to no empathy from his friends when he's made fun of or bullied.

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** Jimmy is this through Necessity. His brains intelligence and brilliance pride in it make him unpopular with the other kids kids, and he gets little to no empathy from his friends when he's made fun of or bullied.



* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' has Webby, Mrs. Beakley's granddaughter and Scrooge's pet. Huey, Dewey and Louie, being the prepubescent boys they are, are often annoyed at having to hang out with a girl. They really do care about her however.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' has Webby, Webbigail (Webby), Mrs. Beakley's granddaughter and Scrooge's pet. Huey, Dewey and Louie, being the prepubescent boys they are, are often annoyed at having to hang out with a girl. They really do care about her her, however.



** Meg is usually treated as this by the family, depending on the episode.

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** Meg is usually sometimes treated as this by the family, depending on the episode.



** Zoidberg, TropeNamer for MyFriendsAndZoidberg. He's a friend through Proximity (he works for Planet Express) and all his co-workers are quite verbal in their dislike of him. "A Tip of the Zoidberg" reveals that the Professor genuinely cares for him, which is why he keeps his job despite being a totally incompetent doctor [[HiddenDepths (on humans)]].

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** Zoidberg, TropeNamer for MyFriendsAndZoidberg. He's a friend through Proximity (he works for Planet Express) and all his co-workers are quite verbal in their dislike of him. "A Tip of the Zoidberg" reveals that the Professor genuinely cares for him, which is why he keeps his job despite being a totally incompetent doctor [[HiddenDepths (on (to humans)]].



** Helga is this because she's a bully. Only Phoebe and Arnold ([[DependingOnTheWriter and there are times that even Arnold can't stand to be around her]]) truly like her. Everyone else tolerates her out of fear (because she'll beat their ass if they piss her off) and[=/=]or proximity (she's a classmate and lives in the neighborhood). Audience Popularity also helps.

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** Helga is this because she's a bully. Only Phoebe and Arnold truly like her ([[DependingOnTheWriter and there are times that even Arnold can't stand to be around her]]) truly like her.her]]). Everyone else tolerates her out of fear (because she'll beat their ass if they piss her off) and[=/=]or proximity (she's a classmate and lives in the neighborhood). Audience Popularity also helps.

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** The biggest example has to be Cheese, who ''none'' of the cast (with the exception of Goo) can stand, and yet somehow keeps spending time with them anyway.


* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''
** Post HeelFaceTurn, Discord has become this to the main characters. Discord and Fluttershy are real friends and [[MoralityChain she's the only one who can rein him in]], but the rest of the cast tolerate him at best (par maybe [[FunPersonified Pinkie Pie]], ''sometimes'') having redeemed him solely for Necessity and under orders of Princess Celestia. Discord doesn't deserve any better, since he still acts like a {{Troll}} around them. He does get better about this over time, building more genuine friendships with Spike and Big Macintosh, even genuinely helping ponies around town (even if he does it in [[CruelToBeKind a rather backhanded way]]).
** Angel Bunny is treated like this by the other main pets in the series. This is due to Proximity, since he's one of Fluttershy's animal friends.
** In the episode "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS7E19ToChangeAChangeling To Change a Changeling]]", Pharynx is this for the entire changeling hive. He's kept around out of Necessity (he's the best fighter) and Proximity (he's the brother of Thorax, the king of the changelings). Even so, the rest of the changelings hate his guts because he wants to go back to the days when the changelings were {{Emotion Eater}}s and an AlwaysChaoticEvil species.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''
** Post HeelFaceTurn, Discord has become this to the main characters. Discord and Fluttershy are real friends and [[MoralityChain she's the only one who can rein him in]], but the rest of the cast tolerate him at best (par maybe [[FunPersonified Pinkie Pie]], ''sometimes'') having redeemed him solely for Necessity and under orders of Princess Celestia. Discord doesn't deserve any better, since he still acts like a {{Troll}} around them. He does get better about this over time, building more genuine friendships with Spike and Big Macintosh, even genuinely helping ponies around town (even if he does it in [[CruelToBeKind a rather backhanded way]]).
** Angel Bunny is treated like this by the other main pets in the series. This is due to Proximity, since he's one of Fluttershy's animal friends.
** In the episode "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS7E19ToChangeAChangeling To Change a Changeling]]", Pharynx is this for the entire changeling hive. He's kept around out of Necessity (he's the best fighter) and Proximity (he's the brother of Thorax, the king of the changelings). Even so, the rest of the changelings hate his guts because he wants to go back to the days when the changelings were {{Emotion Eater}}s and an AlwaysChaoticEvil species.


* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''
** Post HeelFaceTurn, Discord has become this to the main characters. Discord and Fluttershy are real friends and [[MoralityChain she's the only one who can rein him in]], but the rest of the cast tolerate him at best (par maybe [[FunPersonified Pinkie Pie]], ''sometimes'') having redeemed him solely for Necessity and under orders of Princess Celestia. Discord doesn't deserve any better, since he still acts like a {{Troll}} around them. He does get better about this over time, building more genuine friendships with Spike and Big Macintosh, even genuinely helping ponies around town (even if he does it in [[CruelToBeKind a rather backhanded way]]).
** Angel Bunny is treated like this by the other main pets in the series. This is due to Proximity, since he's one of Fluttershy's animal friends.
** In the episode "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS7E19ToChangeAChangeling To Change a Changeling]]", Pharynx is this for the entire changeling hive. He's kept around out of Necessity (he's the best fighter) and Proximity (he's the brother of Thorax, the king of the changelings). Even so, the rest of the changelings hate his guts because he wants to go back to the days when the changelings were {{Emotion Eater}}s and an AlwaysChaoticEvil species.


* ''WesternAnimation/TheLooneyTunesShow'': WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck is portrayed as a penniless, lazy, narcissistic leech with no stable source of income and mooching off his more sensible roommate WesternAnimation/BugsBunny. WesternAnimation/FoghornLeghorn, Granny and Gossamer are the only ones who genuinely like Daffy. WesternAnimation/PorkyPig's strained friendship with Daffy is due to guilt and pity because Porky used to bully Daffy in high school and he likely feels at least somewhat responsible for how Daffy turned out. Even Tina Russo, Daffy's girlfriend, only dates him out of pity, [[ICanChangeMyBeloved believing that she can change him for the better]]. Everyone else just tolerates him because of Bugs. Even Bugs isn't sure why he's friends with Daffy, but he does genuinely care about him.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLooneyTunesShow'': WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck is portrayed as a penniless, lazy, narcissistic leech with no stable source of income and mooching off his more sensible roommate WesternAnimation/BugsBunny. WesternAnimation/FoghornLeghorn, Granny and Gossamer are the only ones who genuinely like Daffy.Daffy and accept his antics without complaint. WesternAnimation/PorkyPig's strained friendship with Daffy is due to guilt and pity because Porky used to bully Daffy in high school and he likely feels at least somewhat responsible for how Daffy turned out. Even Tina Russo, Daffy's girlfriend, only dates him out of pity, [[ICanChangeMyBeloved believing that she can change him for the better]]. Everyone else just tolerates him because of Bugs. Even Bugs isn't sure why he's friends with Daffy, but he does genuinely care about him.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SummerCampIsland'': Betsy Spellman is this amongst the counselors. Since Betsy is the nicest, she is the one who stops Susie and Alice from overdoing it, much to Susie's displeasure. [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]], as Alice does not seem to care when she stops her from overseeing it and despite Susie's dislike of Betsy's stopping her from going too far, she still cares for Betsy.
-> '''Susie:''' You know, sometimes I really hate you, Betsy...

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