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** A [[{{Deconstruction}} strange and very bleak exception]] is one late FilmNoir episode featuring a troubled but sympathetic robot-turned-hitman who conveniently gets an EmotionChip, building up to the inevitable but stark ending where [[spoiler:he fails and gets dispatched by Jack - who isn't even aware of it.]]
*** [[spoiler:There's a fantastic moment at the end of the episode when, with his last breath, X9 asks Jack to take care of his dog. Jack looks back over his shoulder and a brief look of doubt crosses his face.]]

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** A [[{{Deconstruction}} strange and very bleak exception]] is one late FilmNoir episode featuring a troubled but sympathetic robot-turned-hitman who conveniently gets an EmotionChip, building up to the inevitable but stark ending where [[spoiler:he fails and gets dispatched by Jack - who isn't even aware of it.]]
*** [[spoiler:There's
There's even a fantastic moment at the end of the episode when, with his last breath, X9 asks Jack to take care of his dog. Jack looks back over his shoulder and a brief look of doubt crosses his face.]]



** "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS3E3TooManyPinkiePies Too Many Pinkie Pies]]". Some of them could talk, the ones who couldn't talk could still understand complex speech, they were fully capable of learning (particularly the first one that was around longer than the rest) and even felt emotions (again, the first one was devastated that she was missing "fun" events and the last one to be zapped looked [[https://derpibooru.org/450042 notably scared]]), but the ponies didn't even think twice about zapping them into oblivion. Needless to say, some of the FanArt and FanFiction about the episode is downright [[NightmareFuel terrifying]], with some fans going far enough to consider it the [[MoralEventHorizon most evil act in the entire series]]. A CallBack in a later episode showed that [[https://derpibooru.org/1159462 one escaped]] and has since gone on to make a life for herself in another town, seemingly cementing that they [[ReallyWasBornYesterday Really Were Born Yesterday]] rather than "mindless copies".
** The clones of Twilight and her friends in "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS8E13TheMean6 The Mean 6]]" get a surprisingly dark death scene ([[https://trixiebooru.org/1750459 one that was even toned down considerably before release]]) that no real but equally evil pony villain would ever get, in spite of them apparently being free thinking enough to be motivated to [[TurnedOnTheirMasters turn on their creator]] so they didn't have to follow her orders. Justified InUniverse though, as the only one who's around to witness their death is Queen Chrysalis who wouldn't care about "real" ponies dying either.

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** "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS3E3TooManyPinkiePies Too Many Pinkie Pies]]". Some of them could talk, the ones who couldn't talk could still understand complex speech, they were fully capable of learning (particularly the first one that was around longer than the rest) and complex thought (such as figuring out on their own how to use the pond and deciding it was a fun idea), and even felt emotions (again, the first one was devastated that she was missing "fun" events and the last one to be zapped looked [[https://derpibooru.org/450042 notably scared]]), but the ponies didn't even think twice about zapping them into oblivion.oblivion and didn't even once consider that there may be more to the clones or that returning them to the pond was by all definitions of the term death. Needless to say, some of the FanArt and FanFiction about the episode is downright [[NightmareFuel terrifying]], with some fans going far enough to consider it the [[MoralEventHorizon most evil act in the entire series]]. A CallBack in a later episode showed that [[https://derpibooru.org/1159462 one escaped]] and has since gone on to make a life for herself in another town, seemingly cementing that they [[ReallyWasBornYesterday Really Were Born Yesterday]] rather than "mindless copies".
** The clones of Twilight and her friends in "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS8E13TheMean6 The Mean 6]]" get a surprisingly dark death scene ([[https://trixiebooru.org/1750459 one that was even toned down considerably before release]]) that no real but equally evil pony villain would ever get, in spite of them apparently being free thinking enough to be motivated to [[TurnedOnTheirMasters turn on their creator]] so they didn't have to follow her orders. Justified InUniverse though, as the only one who's around to witness their death is Queen Chrysalis who wouldn't care about "real" ponies dying either.either, and the Tree of Harmony that killed them is later revealed to be [[GoodIsNotSoft every bit as harsh]] to "real" creatures too.


* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' has the same problems with battledroids and sometimes Clone Troopers as shown in the films, but the show went to absurd lengths with the Geonosians from Attack of the Clones. Like in the film they get casually sliced in halves by Jedi and Clones even use Flamethrowers to set them on fire with them even screaming and running away, all of it ON SCREEN. It is never explained why they get such brutal treatment in comparison to just about every other species. You see Jedi cutting off the heads and arms of clone troopers in ''Revenge of the Sith'', but nowhere they explain why they have to slice Geonosians whole body VERTICALLY.
** At least they got zombiefied in the last two episodes of the Geonosis arc, but it still is no excuse for before.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' has both averts, and plays this straight. Averted in that the clones will generally be treated with the same problems amount dignity as the other organic characters, and the characters who view them as disposable will often be antagonists. Republic droids were also be granted a certain amount of dignity and consideration. However, it's played ''very'' straight with battledroids the Separatist droids, who, despite consistently demonstrating complex emotions and sometimes Clone Troopers as shown in self-awareness (including terror at the films, but the show went prospect of being destroyed, and one even expressing distress and regret at shooting at it's own), are routinely cut down without any remorse or consideration.
** Taken to
to absurd lengths with the Geonosians from Attack of the Clones. Like in the film they get casually sliced in halves by Jedi and Clones even use Flamethrowers to set them on fire with them even screaming and running away, all of it ON SCREEN. It is never explained why they get such brutal treatment in comparison to just about every other species. You see Jedi cutting off the heads and arms of clone troopers in ''Revenge of the Sith'', but nowhere they explain why they have to slice Geonosians whole body VERTICALLY.
** *** At least they got zombiefied in the last two episodes of the Geonosis arc, but it still is no excuse for before.


* The "Digitally Advanced Villain Emulator" in ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'', or "Dave" as it takes to calling itself, is practically indistinguishable from a human being in how it acts, runs a full gamut of emotions including anger, humor, happiness, and even fear when it's about to be destroyed, and even seems to believe it is human. Of course, Batman stands by and watches Dave be fatally crushed; had Dave been an actual human the Dark Knight would have stopped at nothing to pull him to safety.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'':
** Batman kills the clearly sapient plant clones in ''Fleurs Du Mal'' with zero hesitation whatsoever, despite them being so indistinguishable from humans that even Batman couldn't tell the clone of the Penguin wasn't real until he accidentally killed it.
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The "Digitally Advanced Villain Emulator" in ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'', Emulator", or "Dave" as it takes to calling itself, is practically indistinguishable from a human being in how it acts, runs a full gamut of emotions including anger, humor, happiness, and even fear when it's about to be destroyed, and even seems to believe it is human. Of course, Batman stands by and watches Dave be fatally crushed; had Dave been an actual human the Dark Knight would have stopped at nothing to pull him to safety.


** Interestingly, the ''most'' oppressed caste in ''Futurama'''s Earth isn't non-humans but human ''mutants'', who are confined to the sewers they're trained to repair and legally barred from living on the surface, although a mutant can visit aboveground New New York if a surface-dwelling citizen obtains him a one-day "surface pass" from Citihall. [[spoiler:This situation is rectified in Season 6's "The Mutants Are Revolting."]]

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** Interestingly, the ''most'' oppressed caste in ''Futurama'''s Earth isn't non-humans but human ''mutants'', who are confined to the sewers they're trained to repair and legally barred from living on the surface, although mutants have historically been used as sources of cheap labor elsewhere (as below the sewage galley on the so-called "Land Titanic") and a mutant can visit aboveground New New York if a surface-dwelling citizen obtains him a one-day "surface pass" from Citihall. [[spoiler:This situation is rectified in Season 6's "The Mutants Are Revolting."]]


** Interestingly, the ''most'' oppressed caste in ''Futurama'''s Earth isn't non-humans but human ''mutants'', who are confined to the sewers they're trained to repair and legally barred from living on the surface, although a mutant can visit aboveground New New York if a surface-dwelling citizen obtains them a one-day "surface pass" from Citihall. [[spoiler:This situation is rectified in Season 6's "The Mutants Are Revolting."]]

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** Interestingly, the ''most'' oppressed caste in ''Futurama'''s Earth isn't non-humans but human ''mutants'', who are confined to the sewers they're trained to repair and legally barred from living on the surface, although a mutant can visit aboveground New New York if a surface-dwelling citizen obtains them him a one-day "surface pass" from Citihall. [[spoiler:This situation is rectified in Season 6's "The Mutants Are Revolting."]]


** Interestingly, the ''most'' oppressed caste in ''Futurama'''s Earth isn't non-humans but human ''mutants'', who are confined to the sewers they're trained to repair and legally barred from living on the surface, although a mutant can visit New New York if a surface-dwelling citizen obtains them a one-day "surface pass" from Citihall. [[spoiler:This situation is rectified in Season 6's "The Mutants Are Revolting."]]

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** Interestingly, the ''most'' oppressed caste in ''Futurama'''s Earth isn't non-humans but human ''mutants'', who are confined to the sewers they're trained to repair and legally barred from living on the surface, although a mutant can visit aboveground New New York if a surface-dwelling citizen obtains them a one-day "surface pass" from Citihall. [[spoiler:This situation is rectified in Season 6's "The Mutants Are Revolting."]]


--->'''Mutant PSA Narrator:''' These industrious, uh, people, I guess...

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--->'''Mutant PSA --->'''PSA Narrator:''' These industrious, uh, people, I guess...

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--->'''Mutant PSA Narrator:''' These industrious, uh, people, I guess...


** Interestingly, the ''most'' oppressed caste in ''Futurama'''s Earth aren't non-humans but human ''mutants'', who are confined to the sewers they're trained to repair and legally barred from living on the surface, although a mutant can visit New New York if a legal citizen obtains them a one-day "surface pass" from Citihall. [[spoiler:This situation is rectified in Season 6's "The Mutants Are Revolting."]]

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** Interestingly, the ''most'' oppressed caste in ''Futurama'''s Earth aren't isn't non-humans but human ''mutants'', who are confined to the sewers they're trained to repair and legally barred from living on the surface, although a mutant can visit New New York if a legal surface-dwelling citizen obtains them a one-day "surface pass" from Citihall. [[spoiler:This situation is rectified in Season 6's "The Mutants Are Revolting."]]

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** Interestingly, the ''most'' oppressed caste in ''Futurama'''s Earth aren't non-humans but human ''mutants'', who are confined to the sewers they're trained to repair and legally barred from living on the surface, although a mutant can visit New New York if a legal citizen obtains them a one-day "surface pass" from Citihall. [[spoiler:This situation is rectified in Season 6's "The Mutants Are Revolting."]]


-->'''Fry''': So we're going to an uninhabited planet?\\

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-->'''Fry''': So we're going to an uninhabited planet?\\let me get this straight. This planet is completely uninhabited?\\



'''Fry''': Oh... you mean like a garage is inhabited by boxes.

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'''Fry''': Oh... you mean kinda like how a garage warehouse is inhabited by boxes.



--->'''Fry:''' What party do you belong to, Bender?
--->'''Bender:''' Eh, I'm not allowed to vote.
--->'''Fry:''' 'Cause you're a robot?
--->'''Bender:''' [[SubvertedTrope No. Convicted felon.]]

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--->'''Fry:''' ---->'''Fry:''' What party do you belong to, Bender?
--->'''Bender:''' ---->'''Bender:''' Eh, I'm not allowed to vote.
--->'''Fry:''' ---->'''Fry:''' 'Cause you're a robot?
--->'''Bender:''' ---->'''Bender:''' [[SubvertedTrope No. Convicted felon.]]

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--->'''Fry:''' What party do you belong to, Bender?
--->'''Bender:''' Eh, I'm not allowed to vote.
--->'''Fry:''' 'Cause you're a robot?
--->'''Bender:''' [[SubvertedTrope No. Convicted felon.]]



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-->'''Wiki/TFWikiDotNet:'''Prime sure goes along with the notion of enslaving one of his enemies pretty readily, huh? What happened to his ol' "Freedom is the Right of All Sentient Beings" schtick?

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-->'''Wiki/TFWikiDotNet:'''Prime --->'''Wiki/TFWikiDotNet''': Prime sure goes along with the notion of enslaving one of his enemies pretty readily, huh? What happened to his ol' "Freedom is the Right of All Sentient Beings" schtick?



--> "Good or bad, you're still a person. Or whatever you are."

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--> "Good ---> ''"Good or bad, you're still a person. Or whatever you are." "''



-->'''Danny:''' She's not just a ghost, she's also a ''girl''. And if Vlad [[NeverSayDie destroys]] the ghost half, the human half is destroyed along with it.\\
'''Valerie:''' No, that's not my problem. She ''is'' a ghost, and I destroy ghosts!\\
'''Danny:''' Fine! Destroy ghosts! But can you really take part in destroying a ''human''?

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-->'''Danny:''' -->'''Danny''': She's not just a ghost, she's also a ''girl''. And if Vlad [[NeverSayDie destroys]] the ghost half, the human half is destroyed along with it.\\
'''Valerie:''' '''Valerie''': No, that's not my problem. She ''is'' a ghost, and I destroy ghosts!\\
'''Danny:''' '''Danny''': Fine! Destroy ghosts! But can you really take part in destroying a ''human''?



-->'''Fry:''' So we're going to an uninhabited planet?\\
'''Bender:''' No, it's inhabited by ''robots''!\\
'''Fry:''' Oh... you mean like a garage is inhabited by boxes.

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-->'''Fry:''' -->'''Fry''': So we're going to an uninhabited planet?\\
'''Bender:''' '''Bender''': No, it's inhabited by ''robots''!\\
'''Fry:''' '''Fry''': Oh... you mean like a garage is inhabited by boxes.



---> '''Dr. Mrs. The Monarch:''' Monarch, this goes against The Guild's sentience conference of 1998!

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---> '''Dr. Mrs. The Monarch:''' Monarch''': Monarch, this goes against The Guild's sentience conference of 1998!



-->'''[=SpongeBob=]:''' All we have left is this apple! [a worm emerges from it] \\
'''Worm:''' Hello, sea creatures! I bring you greetings from Apple World! [the scallop approves and jumps up for it] \\
'''[=SpongeBob=]:''' Of course! Scallops love worms! [picks up the worms] \\
'''Worm:''' Huh, wait! We will bury yooooou! [drops it into the scallop's mouth and the scallop eats it]

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-->'''[=SpongeBob=]:''' -->'''[=SpongeBob=]''': All we have left is this apple! [a worm emerges from it] \\
'''Worm:''' '''Worm''': Hello, sea creatures! I bring you greetings from Apple World! [the scallop approves and jumps up for it] \\
'''[=SpongeBob=]:''' '''[=SpongeBob=]''': Of course! Scallops love worms! [picks up the worms] \\
'''Worm:''' '''Worm''': Huh, wait! We will bury yooooou! [drops it into the scallop's mouth and the scallop eats it]



** It could be argued that Onimous survived his sinking into quicksand (but remained trapped there), Harpy (who was struck by a lightning bolt) was merely turned to stone through magic rather than death (and could be changed back with some magic spell), and Chiros's stone being destroyed (after he was imprisoned inside it) did not kill him but prevented him from ever being awakened again. As this is the last we ever see of them, there is no way to tell.

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** It could be argued that Onimous survived his sinking into quicksand (but remained trapped there), Harpy (who was struck by a lightning bolt) was merely turned to stone through magic rather than death (and could be changed back with some magic spell), and Chiros's Chiros' stone being destroyed (after he was imprisoned inside it) did not kill him but prevented him from ever being awakened again. As this is the last we ever see of them, there is no way to tell.



-->'''Robot!Candace:''' No Jeremy robot for me...

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-->'''Robot!Candace:''' --->'''Robot!Candace''': No Jeremy robot for me...



-->'''Brian:''' ''"That joke's not in bad taste, right?"''
-->'''Stewie:''' ''"Who cares? He's a cheeseburger."''

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-->'''Brian:''' ''"That --->'''Brian''': That joke's not in bad taste, right?"''
-->'''Stewie:''' ''"Who
right?\\
'''Stewie''': Who
cares? He's a cheeseburger."''



--->'''Robin''': He wasn't human.
---> '''Inspector''': Neither are most of your friends.

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--->'''Robin''': He wasn't human.
--->
human.\\
'''Inspector''': Neither are most of your friends.


** Darkheart is a demon and the BigBad in ''WesternAnimation/CareBearsMovieIIANewGeneration''. From scene one, there's absolutely no doubt that he is profoundly evil, as he tries to kill off all the Care Bears when they are ''babies''. During the course of the movie, not only has he added further attempts to kill the Bears to his evil resume, he has also turned a campground full of children into a den of evil and bound the little girl Christie to a [[DealWithTheDevil Faustian bargain]]; he'll make her a BornWinner if she aids him in his evil plans. About halfway through the film, Darkheart joins Christie in a rowboat shortly after capturing a significant number of the good characters with her help. Darkheart falls out of the boat and Christie ''rescues him'', leading to the quote above. [[spoiler:The incident messes with Darkheart's head as well, and later on, when he hurts Christie, he vows to be a good guy (probably the fastest HeelFaceTurn ever) if the Bears will save her.]]

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** Darkheart is a demon and the BigBad in ''WesternAnimation/CareBearsMovieIIANewGeneration''. From scene one, there's absolutely no doubt that he is profoundly evil, as he tries to kill off all the Care Bears when they are ''babies''. During the course of the movie, not only has he added further attempts to kill the Bears to his evil resume, he has also turned a campground full of children into a den of evil and bound the little girl Christie to a [[DealWithTheDevil Faustian bargain]]; he'll make her a BornWinner if she aids him in his evil plans. About halfway through the film, Darkheart joins Christie in a rowboat shortly after capturing a significant number of the good characters with her help. Darkheart falls out of the boat and Christie ''rescues him'', leading causing [[EvilCannotComprehendGood him to the quote above.question why she did that]]. [[spoiler:The incident messes with Darkheart's head as well, and later on, when he hurts Christie, he vows to be a good guy (probably the fastest HeelFaceTurn ever) if the Bears will save her.]]]]
** The rescue incident results in this quote:
--> "Good or bad, you're still a person. Or whatever you are."


** And then the fact that [[spoiler:Scar himself gets eaten alive by hyenas. Though we only see the shadows, and he so richly deserved it after the aforementioned murder of his brother and attempted murder of his nephew, this death was so violent and brutal that Disney had earlier decided against giving it to Gaston in ''WesternAnimation/BeautyAndTheBeast'', in favor of a DisneyVillainDeath. Although they did consider it a less frightening alternative to their ''original'' plans for Scar's death.]]

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** And then the fact that [[spoiler:Scar himself gets eaten alive by hyenas. Though we only see the shadows, and he so richly deserved it after the aforementioned murder of his brother and attempted murder of his nephew, this death was so violent and brutal that Disney had earlier decided against giving it to Gaston in ''WesternAnimation/BeautyAndTheBeast'', ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', in favor of a DisneyVillainDeath. Although they did consider it a less frightening alternative to their ''original'' plans for Scar's death.]]

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