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* In ''WesternAnimation/SeaPrincesses'', Marli is the Princess of Swordfish, an arrogant girl and rival to Esther, wanting to overcome her at school and at any activity.

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* ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'':
** [[AlphaBitch Sissi]] sees herself as [[CoolBigSis Yumi]]'s rival, even though the latter mostly ignores her.
** One of Sissi's lackeys, [[AlwaysSecondBest Herb/Hervé]], also considers himself [[TeenGenius Jérémie]]'s rival, but is ignored as well.
** [[CrazyJealousGuy Ulrich]] saw [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold William]] as a rival since both were in love with Yumi. While William at first mostly ignored him and even advised him to confess to Yumi, he eventually came to consider Ulrich as his rival as well.


** In the episode "Lemon of Troy", Bart has Shelby (a doppelganger from a rival town, Shelbyville) as a rival. In fact, Milhouse also has a rivalry with his own counterpart (also named Milhouse) from the same town.
** In "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Lisa's Rival]]", Lisa forms a one-sided rivalry with the new girl, Allison Taylor. Too bad she is DemotedToExtra for the remainder of the series, even after their reconciliation. (It seems any new girl in school is destined to be Lisa's enemy - see also "Lard Of The Dance" and "Bye Bye Nerdie.")

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** In the episode "Lemon "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E24LemonOfTroy Lemon of Troy", Troy]]", Bart has Shelby (a doppelganger from a rival town, Shelbyville) as a rival. In fact, Milhouse also has a rivalry with his own counterpart (also named Milhouse) from the same town.
** In "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E2LisasRival Lisa's Rival]]", Lisa forms a one-sided rivalry with the new girl, Allison Taylor. Too bad she is DemotedToExtra for the remainder of the series, even after their reconciliation. (It seems any new girl in school is destined to be Lisa's enemy - see also "Lard Of The Dance" "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS10E1LardOfTheDance Lard of the Dance]]" and "Bye Bye Nerdie.")"[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS15E13SmartAndSmarter Smart and Smarter]]").


** Take a RedOniBlueOni pairing and make them rivals, and you've got Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd's conflict down perfectly. The yearn - possibly obsession - the serious-minded Elmer has over nabbing the free-spirited Bugs has spanned over ''seven decades'' and is still going strong. And it seems in all that time, Elmer never learns to see through Bugs' [[PaperThinDisguise lame disguises.]]

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** Take a RedOniBlueOni pairing and make them rivals, and you've got Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd's conflict down perfectly. The yearn yearning - possibly obsession - the serious-minded Elmer has over nabbing the free-spirited Bugs has spanned over ''seven decades'' and is still going strong. And it seems in all that time, Elmer never learns to see through Bugs' [[PaperThinDisguise lame disguises.]]



* In ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'', Scrooge's chief rival is the unscrupulous Flintheart Glomgold. While Scrooge's avarice is often tempered by compassion and charity, Glomgold has neither, portrayed as an unrepentant miser, tycoon, plutocrat, and general antagonist.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'', ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'', Scrooge's chief rival is the unscrupulous Flintheart Glomgold. While Scrooge's avarice is often tempered by compassion and charity, Glomgold has neither, portrayed as an unrepentant miser, tycoon, plutocrat, and general antagonist.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars''
** General Grievous and Obi Wan Kenobi are constantly running into each other, almost to a ridiculous degree. Each time they fight, they can never seem to truly best each other, and they do begin to gain a bit of respect for each other, though with Grievous it's in his own, special "a quick death isn't good enough for you" kind of way.

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* Lars and his crew on ''WesternAnimation/RocketPower'' is this in spades, competing with the Rockets in everything - skating, hockey, surfing, go-kart racing, even an all-day "Iron Man" contest.

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* In the first season of ''WesternAnimation/WinxClub'', Riven is the Rival to Sky's hero. Although he acts antagonistically to everyone, Sky is the only one who does anything other than get annoyed or brush it off, and there are resultant duels. His behavior is genuine but gets TurnedUpToEleven when [[spoiler: Darcy takes control of him with magic]]. After that stops, Riven joins the BandOfBrothers and becomes a FriendlyRival.


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** Mr. Krabs and Plankton are fierce business rivals. They were once friends until they had a falling out over the Krabby Patty recipe, which Plankton will now stop at nothing to get. Of course, while ItsPersonal for Plankton, Krabs is OnlyInItForTheMoney (which is, of course, the only reason he has for anything).



* Mr. Krabs and Plankton from ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' are fierce rivals. They were once friends until they had a falling out over the Krabby Patty recipe, which Plankton will now stop at nothing to get. Of course, while ItsPersonal for Plankton, Krabs is OnlyInItForTheMoney (which is, of course, the only reason he has for anything).
%%* Mr. Wilter and Reggie Bullnerd from ''WesternAnimation/ChalkZone''.

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* Mr. Krabs and Plankton from ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' are fierce rivals. They were once friends until they had a falling out over the Krabby Patty recipe, which Plankton will now stop at nothing to get. Of course, while ItsPersonal for Plankton, Krabs is OnlyInItForTheMoney (which is, of course, the only reason he has for anything). \n%%* Mr. Wilter and Reggie Bullnerd from ''WesternAnimation/ChalkZone''. Mr. Wilter hates creativity and shuts down Rudy's art at the first chance he gets. Reggie, meanwhile, is just a dumb bully who has it out for Rudy, leading to the creation of Bully Nerd, a hulking chalk drawing of Reggie that chases Rudy and Snap for an episode.


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* ''WesternAnimation/LoonyTunes'' was often defined by its rivalries too:

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* In ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'', Scrooge's chief rival is the unscrupulous Flintheart Glomgold.

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* ''WesternAnimation/LoonyTunes'' was often defined by its rivalries too:
** Take a RedOniBlueOni pairing and make them rivals, and you've got Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd's conflict down perfectly. The yearn - possibly obsession - the serious-minded Elmer has over nabbing the free-spirited Bugs has spanned over ''seven decades'' and is still going strong. And it seems in all that time, Elmer never learns to see through Bugs' [[PaperThinDisguise lame disguises.]]
** Daffy Duck is a rival to Bugs in a different way. An egotist to the core, Bugs is the AlwaysSomeoneBetter whom Daffy can never seem to best.
** Sylvester to Tweety. At first, it seems like a predator-prey thing, but like the case with Tom and Jerry, this has become a personal obsession for Sylvester. Why else would he be so dead-set on catching one little bird? (In fact, one cartoon ends with him deciding to fold and go to a restaurant for spaghetti, but this attempt to quit didn't last.)
** Dear lord, the Roadrunner to Wild E. Coyote. No matter how many times his ill-conceived plans to catch the speedy bird fail, often with himself getting hurt in the process, Wile E is certain to be back on his feet soon with a new Acme product and a renewed drive to do so. Sometimes a viewer can't help but admire [[TheDeterminator such determination.]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'', Scrooge's chief rival is the unscrupulous Flintheart Glomgold. While Scrooge's avarice is often tempered by compassion and charity, Glomgold has neither, portrayed as an unrepentant miser, tycoon, plutocrat, and general antagonist.



* Jimmy Neutron and Cindy Vortex, NON-STOP, in ''WesternAnimation/JimmyNeutronBoyGenius'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius''. She does however get a RelationshipUpgrade from his rival and enemy in the first season/movie to his rival-friend in the second season to his girlfriend in the third season.

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* Jimmy Neutron and ''WesternAnimation/JimmyNeutronBoyGenius''
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Cindy Vortex, NON-STOP, in ''WesternAnimation/JimmyNeutronBoyGenius'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius''.Vortex towards Jimmy, NON-STOP. She does however get a RelationshipUpgrade from his rival and enemy in the first season/movie to his rival-friend in the second season to his girlfriend in the third season.



* In ''WesternAnimation/TheMightyB'', Bessie Higgenbottom's rival is [[GrumpyBear Anton]] [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds St. Germain]].
* The Little Man from ''WesternAnimation/ThePinkPanther'' (both oringinal and 1993 remake) and ''WesternAnimation/PinkPantherAndPals''.
* Nester, his mom and Paddy in ''WesternAnimation/ScaredySquirrel''.
* Principal Pixiefrog from from ''WesternAnimation/MyGymPartnersAMonkey'' frequently sometimes towards Adam.
* Kyle and Salty Mike from ''WesternAnimation/SquirrelBoy''.
* Cheif and Lok from ''WesternAnimation/TakAndThePowerOfJuju''.
* Gordie, Kendal and Ronaldo from ''WesternAnimation/KickButtowski''.
* Nova (Sam Alexander) to Spider-Man in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Ultimate Spider-Man}}'' animated series.

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* %%* In ''WesternAnimation/TheMightyB'', Bessie Higgenbottom's rival is [[GrumpyBear Anton]] [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds St. Germain]].
* %%* The Little Man from ''WesternAnimation/ThePinkPanther'' (both oringinal and 1993 remake) and ''WesternAnimation/PinkPantherAndPals''.
* %%* Nester, his mom and Paddy in ''WesternAnimation/ScaredySquirrel''.
* %%* Principal Pixiefrog from from ''WesternAnimation/MyGymPartnersAMonkey'' frequently sometimes towards Adam.
* %%* Kyle and Salty Mike from ''WesternAnimation/SquirrelBoy''.
* %%* Cheif and Lok from ''WesternAnimation/TakAndThePowerOfJuju''.
* %%* Gordie, Kendal and Ronaldo from ''WesternAnimation/KickButtowski''.
* %%* Nova (Sam Alexander) to Spider-Man in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Ultimate Spider-Man}}'' animated series.



** Posthumously, the town founder Jebediah Springfield had one, his old partner Shelbyville Manhattan. An argument over [[SillyReasonForWar giving men the right to marry their cousins]] started the ongoing rivalry between Springfield and Shelbyville.



* Mr. Wilter and Reggie Bullnerd from ''WesternAnimation/ChalkZone''.
* Ratty from ''WesternAnimation/MrBogus''.
* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}}'', Claire Brewster is Lydia's rival.

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* %%* Mr. Wilter and Reggie Bullnerd from ''WesternAnimation/ChalkZone''.
* %%* Ratty from ''WesternAnimation/MrBogus''.
* %%* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}}'', Claire Brewster is Lydia's rival.



* Gene is Benson's rival in ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow''.
* Rancid Rabbit and Mr. Sunshine acted as Cat's rival in ''WesternAnimation/CatDog''.
* Professor Pamplemoose acts as this to Eric in ''WesternAnimation/{{Sidekick}}''.

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* %%* Gene is Benson's rival in ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow''.
* %%* Rancid Rabbit and Mr. Sunshine acted as Cat's rival in ''WesternAnimation/CatDog''.
* %%* Professor Pamplemoose acts as this to Eric in ''WesternAnimation/{{Sidekick}}''.

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* If any cartoon was defined by a rivalry, it was ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry''. While Tom is usually the aggressor, he seems far more obsessed with winning than hurting Jerry, while Jerry seems far more content with humiliating and outwitting his foe.

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* Mr. Krabs and Plankton from ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' are fierce rivals. They were once friends until they had a falling out over the Krabby Patty recipe, which Plankton will now stop at nothing to get. Of course, while ItsPersonal for Plankton, Krabs is OnlyInItForTheMoney (which is, of course, the only reason he has for anything).


* The Little Man from ''WesternAnimation/ThePinkPanther'' (both oringinal and 1993 remake) and ''PinkPantherAndPals''.

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* The Little Man from ''WesternAnimation/ThePinkPanther'' (both oringinal and 1993 remake) and ''PinkPantherAndPals''.''WesternAnimation/PinkPantherAndPals''.

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