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1A character will open his mouth to speak, and the instant he does, you immediately know that this character is stupid. Whether he's an over-muscled {{Mook}} or the PluckyComicRelief, the one thing you can tell just by his voice is the fact that his elevator just doesn't go all the way to the top floor.²²Very common in animated works, because allegedly such an obvious characterization tool [[AnimationAgeGhetto appeals to children]]. In UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation, this sort of voice was used a lot by characters who were a parody of Lenny from the film adaptation of ''Literature/OfMiceAndMen''.²²When the character is male, generally expect a halting voice in the low registers, or else a high-pitched, nasally quavering, with most sentences beginning with the word 'duh'. When the character is female, expect a high-pitched nasally whine or an even higher-pitched squeak-fest. Often, characters with this voice will use poor grammar. Male characters often substitute the t or d sounds for the th sound, like saying "dat" for "that." A ValleyGirl accent helps for female ditzes. May occasionally utter a StupidlyLongFillerSound.²²A very common characteristic of {{Mooks}} and TheDitz, as well the MooseAreIdiots characterization.²²----²!!Examples:²²[[foldercontrol]]²²[[folder:Advertising]]²* Grimace from UsefulNotes/McDonalds commercials.²* This [[ GEICO]] [[EverythingTalks talking pothole]] mixes ValleyGirl and a Southern drawl for her ditz voice. Subverted when "she" reveals herself to not so much be a ditz, as much as a snarky inanimate object. "Cuz I'm a POTHOLE!"²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Anime & Manga]]²* Dorodoron's voice from ''Anime/FutariWaPrettyCureSplashStar'' sounds very similar to this type, sounding rather like Grounder from ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'' would if he was speaking Japanese.²* ''Anime/DragonBallZ'':²** In the original Japanese, Son Goku is voiced with the equivalent of a country hick accent. This is an essential part of his character for Japanese viewers (along with [[VocalDissonance generally sounding like a child]]), but was excised in the English dub.²** The French dub is notable for giving an extraordinarily nasal voice to ''Vegeta'' of all people. It's been theorized that not having read the entire story, the voice actors had originally expected him to be a generic cartoon villain, and thus gave him a generic cartoon villain voice; [[OhCrap cue]] HeelFaceTurn... It was never a "moron" voice though, more of a "evil schemer with permanent PsychoticSmirk" voice.²** Recoome of the Ginyu Force; the "dumb-as-nails PsychopathicManchild" vs. "hammy sadist who's just toying with you" ratio depends on who's voicing him.²* Bear in the English dub of ''Anime/YoKaiWatch'', which makes scene considering what [[FatComicRelief what type of character he is]]. Also, his English voice actor is unknown at this time though.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Asian Animation]]²* Careless S. of ''Animation/HappyHeroes'', while actually not that stupid, does have a major habit of [[ForgetfulJones forgetting stuff]]. The English dub made by Lookus reflects this characteristic by giving him a low-pitched, stupid-sounding voice.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Comic Books]]²* Moose from ''ComicBook/ArchieComics'' is written this way. He used to say "Duh--" before every line.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Comic Strips]]²* Moe, the bully in ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', combined this with PaintingTheMedium -- his speech bubbles are written in a childish scrawl.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Fan Works]]²* Sailor Venus of ''WebVideo/SailorMoonAbridged''.²* Tristan of ''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries''. But it does give him super strength!²** [[GentleGiant Zorc]] too.²** [[Anime/Yugioh5Ds Jack Atlas]] as well.²** Hobson as well, who also talks in HulkSpeak.²** [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair Miho]] from Season 0.²* Nappa from ''WebVideo/DragonBallAbridged'', as well as the Kanassan who gives Bardock the ability to see the future.²* Suzaku Kururugi of ''WebVideo/CodeMENT''.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Films -- Animation]]²* Gus the Mouse from Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''Disney/{{Cinderella}}''.²* Whale hunter's assistant from ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfTheTitanic'' and its sequel.²* Br'er Bear in ''Film/SongOfTheSouth''.²* Cubby from ''Disney/PeterPan''.²* WesternAnimation/{{Igor}} from the eponymous movie²* Sykes, Ernie, Bernie and Miss Sanchez from ''WesternAnimation/SharkTale''.²* The Big City Agent from ''WesternAnimation/TheTrumpetOfTheSwan''.²* Creator/JonHeder provides one for the main character in ''[[ Legend of Kung-Fu Rabbit]]''.²* Willie the Giant in the "Mickey and the Beanstalk" segment of ''Disney/FunAndFancyFree''.²* Maleficent's mooks in ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'', as they [[DroppingTheBombshell Drop The Bombshell]] that they wasted more than fifteen years searching for a baby.²* Ammo and Governor Brandford in ''WesterAnimation/FreeBirds''.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]²* This was lampshaded in Creator/JackieChan's ''Film/TheTuxedo''. Creator/JenniferLoveHewitt does a perfect impression of the BigBad's bimbo girlfriend's voice.²* In many film adaptations of ''Literature/OfMiceAndMen'', Lenny is often portrayed like this.²* Creator/JudyHolliday used this sort of voice when playing Billie Dawn in ''Theatre/BornYesterday''.²** Likewise, Broderick Crawford in the same movie uses the rough-and-tumble "big dumb guy" version. Of course, [[TruthInTelevision Crawford really spoke like that]]...²* Falkor from ''Film/TheNeverendingStory III''.²* Lina Lamont in ''Film/SinginInTheRain''.²-->"What do you think I am, dumb or something?"²* Nick in ''Film/ThirtyMinutesOrLess''.²* Sam in ''Film/IAmSam''.²* ''Film/TropicThunder'' has one in the InspirationallyDisadvantaged [[ShowWithinAShow fictional movie]] ''Simple Jack''.²* Mira Sorvino played an rare ''low''-pitched female version of this in ''Film/RomyAndMichelesHighSchoolReunion'', adopting a deep but very feminine drawl that made her character seem very slow witted.²* Napoleon's low-pitched voice and his brother Kip's higher-pitched one in ''Film/NapoleonDynamite''.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Literature]]²* Referenced in the novel version of ''Literature/FlowersForAlgernon''; Charlie notes that he had a stupid-sounding voice before [[spoiler:his increase in intelligence]], and he lapses back into it whenever [[InVinoVeritas he gets drunk]].²* Literature/{{Discworld}} trolls tend to have this type of voice. Detritus, the troll that tends to show up the most, says "dis," "dat" and "der" instead of "this", "that", and "the." (He also sometimes replaces "th" with "f", for example "fink" instead of "think".) ²* M-O-O-N, that spells Tom Cullen from ''Literature/TheStand''.²* Crabbe and Goyle from the ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' books. Both are dim-witted lackeys of Harry Potter's school nemesis Draco Malfoy. Even Malfoy himself at one point describes Goyle as being so slow that if he were any slower, he'd be going backwards. Crabbe speaks mainly a soft but deep grunt, Goyle speaks in a low, raspy voice. They sound equally dumb in the film versions.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Live-Action TV]]²* Pets, Aiku and inspector Kukeke from ''Wremja''.²* Michael Westen on ''Series/BurnNotice'' occasionally affects something resembling this accent for his "Bubba"-ish characters.²* The Pakleds in ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration''.²* The Ogrons in ''Series/DoctorWho'' should be this, with one exception. In ''Day of the Daleks'', the Controller confronts two Ogrons. The first one says, "We found...and destroyed...the enemy." The controller asks if there were any complications, and the second one replies, "No complications," in a ''perfectly normal'' voice.²* Subverted in ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': Bernadette speaks with a high, nasal, squeaky DumbBlonde voice, but has a doctorate in Microbiology.²* Rom from ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' has one.²* ''Series/TheMuppetShow:''²** Lew Zealand has one, not because he's dumb, but rather a {{Cloudcuckoolander}}. He's also dumb, but it's not his main problem.²** Beauregard has one as well.²* Big Bird's been created to have one on ''Series/{{The Ed Sullivan Show}}'' before ''Series/{{Sesame Street}}''.²* Cat Valentine from ''Series/{{Victorious}}'' and ''Series/SamAndCat''. She originally started out with a more normal-sounding voice, but it got higher, slower and more baby-ish sounding as she became more ditzy.²* The Gumbys from ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' all not only use this voice but [[NoIndoorVoice bellow it at the top of their lungs]].²-->"MOY BRAIN HURTS! WE FORGOT THE ANESTHETIC!"²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Music]]²* Booji Boy, mascot of Music/{{Devo}}, a character portrayed by their singer Mark Mothersbaugh in a baby mask. Booji Boy exemplifies the band's philosophy of Devolution, and talks with a squeaky voice, known for such phrases as "We're all Devo". ²* Music/WesleyWillis lapsed into this every time he sang a chorus.²* Music/FrankZappa used many of these across his career, like the teenage doo wop singer voice he uses on used on several tracks on Freak Out.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Radio]]²* Eccles from ''Radio/TheGoonShow''.²** "Well, I'll say this much... I don't say much, but what I do say... don't make sense."²** Creator/SpikeMilligan admitted that Eccles' voice was based on Disney's Goofy (see below).²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Theater]]²* Leaf Coneybear from ''Theatre/TheTwentyFifthAnnualPutnamCountySpellingBee'' generally has one.²* Kitty from ''Theatre/TheDrowsyChaperone''.²* Lilly from ''Theatre/{{Annie}}''.²* In ''Theatre/BellsAreRinging'', Ella adopts a "dumb chorus girl" voice during "Just In Time" when an audience gathers to watches her dance with Jeff, but goes back to singing in a normal voice before the song ends. (This was another role originated by Judy Holliday.)²* In "Buddy's Blues" from ''Theatre/{{Follies}}'', the "Margie" and "Sally" caricatures talk this way. Mostly they just echo Buddy's words.²* The Wizard from ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', who describes himself as "''This corn fed hick / Who thought it might be keen / To build a town of green / And a road of yellow brick.''" Of course, his seeming simple naivete and paternal air is [[ObfuscatingStupidity hiding something much darker...]]²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Video Games]]²* Rollo from ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' ActionAdventure [[GaidenGame spin-off]] game, ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsAdventuresRedguard Redguard]]''.²* Ogres and Peasants from ''VideoGame/WarcraftII'' and ''[[VideoGame/WarcraftIII III]]''.²* Frost Man from ''VideoGame/MegaMan8''. "Dat hurt!"²* Clark from ''VideoGame/{{Rayman 2}}''.²* Ogryns in ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}: VideoGame/DawnOfWar''. [[note]]At least in the French version.[[/note]] Some Ork boyz, too.²* Xu Zhu from ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors''.²* Derby in ''VideoGame/ProfessorLaytonAndTheDiabolicalBox''.²* Olaf from the PC and Saturn versions of ''VideoGame/TheLostVikings 2''.²%% * ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'':²%% ** Big the Cat.²%% ** Also Zomom from ''VideoGame/SonicLostWorld''.²* Mr Fossey from ''VideoGame/TheCurseOfMonkeyIsland''.²* Willard and Mog from ''VideoGame/JakAndDaxter''.²* [[ThatMakesMeFeelAngry Boastful:]] While elcor from ''Franchise/MassEffect'' have this tone of voice down to a T with the low, "drooping" pitch and lazy inflection, they subvert this trope by being as intelligent as any other species and sometimes prone to SpockSpeak to make up for the lack of emotion in their voices.²* Goliaths in ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands 2}}'', the GiantMook enemy type of the Bandits. Strangely, their speech is a lot less slurred when you make them angry.²* Sir Daniel from the ''VideoGame/MediEvil'' series and ''VideoGame/PlaystationAllStarsBattleRoyale''. However, this one is justified due to the fact that [[DemBones he has no lower jaw.]] And he's not really stupid, just very clumsy.²* In the English dub of ''[[VideoGame/TroubleWitches Trouble Witches NEO!]]'', Pril Patowle is given such a voice, making her sound incredibly slow and dim. [[ Here, listen for yourself.]]²* In ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII'', you have Organization XIII, whose members generally sound fairly dangerous... except for Demyx, who both acts and sounds like a moron... at least until it's [[CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass time to get serious]].²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Web Animation]]²* ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'':²** Strong Mad from speaks in an extremely exaggerated version of this trope, PlayedForLaughs. Most of his dialogue is nigh-unintelligible growls, but if you listen closely he ''is'' saying actual words...probably. Homestar Runner himself is a (somewhat) more subdued version of this trope.²** Homsar. Dear God, '''''HOMSAR'''''.²* The two titular leads of ''WebAnimation/BamanPiderman''.²* Jimbob from ''WebAnimation/GEOWeasel'' speaks in a low-pitched voice.²* Caboose from ''Machinima/RedVsBlue''. Early episodes didn't have it, but Joel Heyman eventually got the voice to a "obvious moron" one, and the writing ramped up the character's stupidity as well. Joel also explained that Caboose speaks [[CutenessProximity like a human does so to a dog or cat, "only everything to him is an animal".]]²* In his review of ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVGroundZeroes'', [[WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation Yahtzee]] [[BriefAccentImitation adopts this kind of voice]] to represent the ''Metal Gear'' franchise as a whole, to reflect how he views it as being lovably stupid.²-->'''Yahtzee:''' Hey, Metal Gear? Why did you pretend ''[[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty MGS 2]]'' would be about Solid Snake, then replace him twenty minutes in with a cross between an albino Barbie doll and Wesley Crusher?\²'''[='=]Metal Gear[='=]:''' Duh, I'm sorry. I just wanted everyone to meet this cool new character I made up. He’s a cyborg and his nipples turn into shurikens!\²'''Yahtzee:''' Hey, Metal Gear? Why are all these emotionally traumatised young women thrusting their butts at the camera?\²'''[='=]Metal Gear[='=]:''' Duh, I'm sorry. Looking at bums makes my willy feel nice.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Web Comics]]²* In ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'', half-orc Thog the DumbMuscle BumblingSidekick is implied to sound like a moron just as much as he is one. His general speech pattern is HulkSpeak, the text of his speech bubbles is emboldened and transcribed in AllLowercaseLetters and to top it all off he's a ThirdPersonPerson. It was later revealed that all orcs speak like this, though they can apparently grow out of it through grammar lessons.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Web Original]]²* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick did it in her review of ''Film/SpiceWorld''.²-->'''Mel B:''' Girl power, feminism, you know what I mean?\²'''Chick:''' ''[in the stupidest voice she can manage]'' No. Do you?²* The voice of the Wii in [[ this]] ''Dreamcast vs Wii'' video.²* ''WebVideo/DontHugMeImScared'':²** Yellow Guy uses this voice, only emphasized by his short stature, noticeable slowness and status as a ButtMonkey.²** The Spinach Can from the fifth installment has one, which emphasizes the low quality of his/her song and helps invalidate his/her flimsy health advise.²** Unlike the five preceding videos, the sixth video's Teacher is almost immediately revealed to be malicious and ignorant, and as such, the Lamp's voice is quite slurred in order to immediately convey his incompetence.²* ''WebAnimation/DCSuperHeroGirls:'' Combine her high-pitched comical voice and her tendency not to be a deep thinker and you have Harley Quinn.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Western Animation]]²* Hyuck! [[WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts Goofy]] (1932), first appearing in the early days of the sound era, may have been the very first cartoon character with a voice like this. Bill Farmer is capable of pulling off the voice while still giving Goofy an impressive emotional range in modern productions.²* Homer Simpson is the leader of a small crowd of such characters from ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''.²** Barney Gumble has an exaggerated one because he's almost always drunk.²** Parodied/subverted with Oxford "Ox" Haas, one of the soldiers Grampa Simpson served with in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII in "''The Curse of the Flying Hellfish.''" He spoke with this voice, and looked exactly like the kind of person who would.²--->'''Burns:''' How many of you are familiar with the concept of a "{{Tontine}}"?\²''[[[BeatPanel beat]]; all stare at Burns silently, until Ox raises his hand]''\²'''Burns:''' All right, Ox. Why don't you take us through it?\²'''Ox:''' ''Duh'', essentially, we all enter into a contract whereby the last surviving participant becomes the sole possessor of...[[SophisticatedAsHell all them purty pictures]].²** In one ImagineSpot where Lisa imagines her future after losing her intelligence, she's inexplicably gained a southern accent.²* Used in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Fear of a Bot Planet" where the crew meets [[TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness the council of robot elders]]. They promote human hunts to distract from their bigger problems.²-->'''Elder 1:''' Like our crippling lugnut shortage.\²'''Elder 2:''' And an incompetent group of robot elders.\²'''Elder 3:''' Duh, that's for sure.\²'''Elder 1:''' Quiet, Jimmy!²** Igner (of Mom's three sons) can also qualify as this. The {{irony}} comes in when we learn his father is [[spoiler: Professor Farnsworth!]]²* Patrick Star from ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''. ²** Peter Browngardt, aka Uncle Grandpa, makes a guest appearance in the Season 11 episode "Patrick's Coupon" as the Ice Cream King and used Uncle G's voice. The similarity between the voices is uncanny. ²* WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa talks in this voice all the time.²* Jack from ''WesternAnimation/TheNutshack''²* Pinky from ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain''.²* Mungo from ''WesternAnimation/HeathcliffAndTheCatillacCats''.²* [[AndCallHimGeorge Hugo the Abominable Snowman]] from ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes''.²** Also Beaky Buzzard, and Junyor Bear, and Pete Puma, who incidentally were all voiced by Creator/StanFreberg.²** Mugsy of Rocky and Mugsy.²* The identically-sounding Runt and Ralph from ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}''.²* Various minor ''[[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow Ren & Stimpy Show]]'' characters, such as Lump and Loaf. Not to mention Stimpy himself.²* Chris Griffin from ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''. This wasn't actually the intention; Creator/SethGreen went into the audition and decided to do his impression of Ted Levine as Buffalo Bill in ''Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'' as a joke, but ended up getting the part. Inevitably, this is referenced in a cut-away gag where Chris does an impression of Buffalo Bill dancing naked (and tucked back) in front of a mirror.²** And in the original version of the Pilot, his voice is more of a typical low-pitched simpleton voice.²** For that matter, Barry in ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'', who has the same voice, only slightly more affected. Well, it isn't his real voice but the voice he has while [[spoiler: heavily drugged to suppress his true, evil personality. His real voice is a cultured accent]].²* Cleveland Jr. from ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow''.²* Brittany, from ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}''.²** And on the other end is Tiffany, the AsianAirhead of the Fashion Club, [[ as seen here]].²** Jamie too.²%% * Grounder in ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog''. His voice changes to [[SmartPeopleSpeakTheQueensEnglish Received Pronunciation]] when he gets a [[SmartBall genius chip]].²* Bebop and Rocksteady in the '80s ''[[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]'' cartoon.²* Luanne and Bill from ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill''.²* Linsday from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama''.²* Ed (single "d") and May from ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy''.²* Music/RingoStarr from ''WesternAnimation/TheBeatles''. The actual Ringo wasn't happy about it.²* Junior from Creator/TexAvery's George and Junior shorts²* Heffer from ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife''.²* Stinky from ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'', but he's not a complete idiot, just comically awkward.²* Willy White from ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}''.²* Waffle from ''WesternAnimation/{{Catscratch}}''.²* Brain from ''WesternAnimation/TopCat''.²* Megawatt from ''WesternAnimation/MuchaLucha''.²* Scooby Dum from ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo''.²* Rocky from ''WesternAnimation/AvengerPenguins''.²* Meathead from Creator/TexAvery's ''ScrewySquirrel'' cartoons.²* Snails and Derpy Hooves from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''. Derpy is a strange case; Creator/TabithaStGermain was, apparently, originally under the impression that Derpy was meant to be a boy. So Derpy was never actually intended to have this trope; she just got one because Tabitha isn't very good at CrossdressingVoices.²* Tred Possum in ''WesternAnimation/GetMuggsy''.²* Chief from ''WesternAnimation/TakAndThePowerOfJuju''.²* Gerold from ''WesternAnimation/TheGoodeFamily''.²* Ranger Stu from ''WesternAnimation/SquirrelBoy''.²* Wally Gator as he appeared in ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw''.²* Principal Pixiefrog and Neardy Crocodile from ''WesternAnimation/MyGymPartnersAMonkey''.²* The titled protagonist of ''WesternAnimation/YakkityYak''.²* Penny from ''WesternAnimation/TheMightyB''.²* Baby Shellby from ''WesternAnimation/HouseOfMouse''.²* Professor Pamplemoose from WesternAnimation/{{Sidekick}}.²* Lube from ''WesternAnimation/CatDog''²* Nester, Momma, Paddy, Buck, Dan Duck and Paulie from ''WesternAnimation/ScaredySquirrel''.²* Mr. Flea from ''WesternAnimation/{{Pearlie}}''.²* Airhead, and no doubt several other characters, in ''WesternAnimation/FilmationsGhostbusters''.²* Officer Barbrady from ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' combines this with NoIndoorVoice.²** Shelley also talks this way (though it may just be a SpeechImpediment caused by cumbersome dental work).²* [[TheBully Reggie Bullnerd]] from ''WesternAnimation/ChalkZone''.²* Peppermint Larry from ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack''. ²* Vlad from ''WesternAnimation/ShurikenSchool''.²* Ticket Guy from the ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'' episode "Caffinated Concert Tickets".²* Mole from ''WesternAnimation/MrBogus'', as well as Bogus himself.²* Hubert Test from ''WesternAnimation/JohnnyTest''.²* Tooley from ''WesternAnimation/{{Motorcity}}''.²* On the [[SuddenlyVoiced few occasions]] [[WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry Tom]] spoke, it was this voice more often than not. ²* Hi-Riser from ''WesternAnimation/WheelieAndTheChopperBunch''.²* Lumpy from ''WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends''.²* Richard from ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball''. Sussie the Chinikin is an even more extreme version (but only [[TheOtherDarrin when she's voiced by Fergus Craig]]; her Aurelie Charbonnier voice is more calm and sounds mostly like a normal girl.²* Scorpia from ''WesternAnimation/SheRaPrincessOfPower'' has one, though the character didn't seem particularly stupid.[[note]]Furthermore, she doesn't have this voice in every episode.[[/note]]²* Lilly from ''WesternAnimation/TimothyGoesToSchool'' a rare female example. However she loses this voice when she get's very upset,ashamed, or annoyed. ²** From the same show the duo Frank and Frank.²* From ''WesternAnimation/CampLazlo'' we have the Dung Beetles, Chip and Skip. There's also Clam who subverts the trope as he only [[ObfuscatingStupidity behaves like one]].²* Shirley from ''WesternAnimation/ShaunTheSheep''. Seeing that she's the FatIdiot of the idiot, her voice is low and raspy.²* Harley Quinn in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' spoke in the female variation, complete with a Jersey-like accent. In the episode "[[Recap/TheNewBatmanAdventuresE21MadLove Mad Love]]", it's revealed that before she was brainwashed by the Joker, her she spoke in a lower pitched voice and the accent was more subtle. Also subverted; not only can she switch to a deeper, un-accented voice at will (as shown in the episode, "The Man Who Killed Batman"), but she's actually highly intelligent, not only having been a psychologist before her brainwashing, but able to pull off a perfectly good and understated gem heist on her own. The implication is that she acts like this because the Joker ''prefers'' for her to act stupid.²* As in the comics, Moose in ''WesternAnimation/TheArchieShow'' and ''Archie's Funhouse'' is voiced this way. Same goes for Big Ethel.²* Wild Card and the Watchdog janitor in the ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'' episode "The Big Job".²* Baby Bugs, Baby Taz and Baby Sylvester in ''WesternAnimation/BabyLooneyTunes''.²* Beezy from ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes''. According to his voice actor, Brian Froud, it was originally a bad impression of Creator/BradGarrett that then just evolved from there.²* Lenny from ''WesternAnimation/{{Freaktown}}'' is basically Beezy as a giant mantis (ironically Lenny's voice actor was Jimmy himself).²* ''WesternAnimation/RainbowBrite'' has Lurky, Murky DIsmal's hairy assistant.²* ''WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}:²-->Duh, I am Mo-Ron.[[note]]A later episode calls him "Bo-Ron", which was eventually lampshaded in an even later episode.[[/note]]²* Gil from ''WesternAnimation/CloudyWithAChanceOfMeatballs''.²* Cosmo from ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' has an extremely high pitched voice. In fact, thanks to his {{Flanderisation}} from "goofy but smart" to "straight up idiot", his voice got progressively higher. In the original Oh Yeah! Cartoons shorts, he was pretty intelligent ( [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness probably even smarter than WANDA]] ) and had a deep and smooth voice. In first few seasons, when he was goofier and less intelligent, but not to terrible levels, he had higher voice, but it still had a natural tone to it. In later seasons, when he became TooDumbToLive, he has voice so high you would swear that either his [[TheOtherDarrin original voice actor got replaced]] or that his voice is digitally edited to sound like that.²* On ''WesternAnimation/MyFriendRabbit'', even various summary listings describe the character of Thunder as being "slower" than the other characters, and he has this sort of voice to match.²* On ''WesternAnimation/MackAndMoxy'', despite being a somewhat [[DownplayedTrope downplayed]] version of the MooseAreIdiots characterization, Mack speaks this way.²* Discussed in ''WesternAnimation/TheCritic'', when Jay's boss, Duke Phillips (who speaks with a southern accent) meets Jay's new assistant, Alice (who is also southern). He notes to her about how as southerners, they have to work extra hard in New York because as soon as people hear them talk, they're immediately dismissed as illiterate, country bumpkins.²* ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'': Spreads across several iterations of the franchise--the larger MAD henchmen tend to talk like this.²* On ''WesternAnimation/ButterbeansCafe'', the monkey minions of show CardCarryingVillain Ms. Maralady, Spork and Spatch, both look and act really stupid and have this voice to match.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Real Life]]²* Actor Creator/BillFagerbakke (who is quite intelligent, urbane, and friendly in person) has made a career out of this trope, and he does it by only very slightly exaggerating the way he naturally speaks. In addition to voicing Patrick Star in ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'', Broadway in ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'' and Bulkhead in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'', Fagerbakke played Tom Cullen in the miniseries adaptation of Creator/StephenKing's ''Series/TheStand'' and Dauber on ''Series/{{Coach}}''; all of them had the "big dumb doofus" form of this trope.²* Karl Pilkington of ''Radio/TheRickyGervaisShow'' and ''Series/AnIdiotAbroad'' sounds notably less intelligent than Ricky and Steve...naturally, he is.²** He is intelligent enough sounding for a working class guy from Manchester though.²* Studies done on rural UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents found that a disproportionate amount of preschoolers who spoke with vernacular rural accents (Vermont, Appalachia, etc.) were placed in special education classes for it.²* Creator/StephenColbert was raised in South Carolina, but by adulthood, had shed his Southern accent because when he was growing up, he'd seen that stupid characters were frequently shown speaking with similar accents, which led him to imitate the accents of American news anchors.²[[/folder]]²----


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