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  • Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers: While all of the main characters on the series indulge from time to time, "Doc" Hartford could practically license his snark as a deadly weapon. Even the AI "Tweakers" he created are sarcastic.
    Doc: (while jailed up in a dungeon) Dear Miss Etiquette. I'm a Galaxy Ranger with a serious problem. I'm about to be executed on a distant planet, and I have no idea about the proper attire. Can you advise me? Signed, Embarrassed.
  • Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog: Robotnik.
    Coconuts: I only wanted to tell you I saw one of those F.O.U's - I mean, C.I.A's, uh, or C.O.D's...
    Robotnik: Get to the point or your name will be M.U.D.
    • Sleet from Sonic Underground fits this trope.
  • Aladdin: The Series: Iago, Haroud and Mozenrath.
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks:
    • Simon in the 1980's cartoon version, though very subtly in The Alvin Show then when the 80’s series came around, got deadpan snarkier as the series went on, from occasionally snarky in the first couple of seasons to practically every response being sarcastic.
    • Theodore had his moments as well.
  • Anne and Suzie both have tendencies of this now and then in The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan, as does Henry when dealing with Stanley's antics.
  • Falina in The Amazing Feats of Young Hercules constantly makes wisecracks, which is to be expected as she is intended to be an Expy of Megara from Disney's Hercules.
  • American Dad!:
    • Roger The Alien is a textbook example of this trope. He is best defined for his sarcastic and wise cracking behavior, even through tons of personas that he uses. His high eccentricity and unpredictability make him very prone to making sarcastic comments amongst the Smith family.
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    • Stan Smith has his moments of this on occassion
  • Animaniacs: While all of the Warner siblings could indulge in this a bit, Yakko was the standout.
  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Frylock. But Master Shake, the resident douche, often doubles as one.
  • Arthur: D. W. often switches between being the Deadpan Snarker and a Large Ham.
    D.W.: (while at the Washington Monument) First we were down there looking up here, and now we're up here looking down there. What's the point?
  • X-5 from Atomic Betty has a very dry and sardonic sense of humour. But then again, so might you if you were Vitriolic Best Buds with Sparky.
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender:
    • Sokka initially fit this role like a glove, but as time went on, he developed into actually being the one to make the plans.
      Katara: If it looks like trouble, we'll leave.
      Sokka: Yeah, because we always leave before we get into trouble....
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    • Toph came in and was able to successfully fulfill, if not surpass him in, this role. The creators actually comment on the DVD Commentary that she took the place Sokka had before he shifted to a livelier character from his voice-actor's performance.
      Toph: I don't know if you've noticed, but things don't always go so smoothly for our little gang.
      • Especially funny when the two try to out-snark each other. When looking for Appa, Toph comments on Sokka's lack of drawing skills.
        Toph: It looks just like him to me.
        Sokka: Thank you, I worked really—(Beat) ...Why do you feel the need to do that?
      • And also...
        Sokka: Time to take control of the ship. Take the wheel.
        Toph: (smiles sarcastically) That's a great idea! Let the blind girl steer the giant airship!
        Sokka: (deadpan) I was talking to Suki.
        Toph: (stops smiling) Thaaat would make a lot more sense.
    • Mai. Described by Sokka as 'that gloomy girl who sighs a lot,' it's rare for her to say anything that isn't snark if she's not with Zuko. Here's a clip from The Boiling Rock, Part 2:
      Guard: What are you doing?!
      Mai: Saving the jerk who dumped me.
    • And this gem from The Drill: "We lost."
    • Katara occasionally gets the chance to be a wise-ass, usually when Sokka does something stupid.
      Sokka: Ah! Hot! Hot!
      Katara: Flaming Fire Flakes. Hot. Imagine that.
      • She also gets like this for the first few episodes after Zuko joins the gang.
    • Even Zuko has his moments, especially in the second season.
      Iroh: Ugh! This tea is nothing but hot leaf juice!
      Zuko: Uncle. That's what all tea is.
    • Pakku gets several good snarky moments as well. Maybe it's a Water Tribe thing? Third-to-last episode of Season 1:
      Aang: Good morning, Master Pakku!
      Pakku: No, please, march right in; I'm not concentrating or anything.
    • Wan Shi Tong was very dry witted in The Library, mostly to Sokka.
      Wan Shi Tong: Then why have you come here?
      Sokka: Um... knowledge for knowledge's sake?
      Wan Shi Tong: ...If you're going to lie to an all-knowing spirit being, you should at least put some effort into it.
  • The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes!:
  • The Backyardigans: Tyrone plays this role both audibly and more often visually. Somehow, despite him not wearing pants, he manages to give the impression he's slouching with his hands stuck in his pockets.
    (from "To the Center of the Earth", after Tyrone loses his penny a second time because of Uniqua's invention)
    Tyrone: See? I could have just walked over to get it. Now it's lost!
    Professors Uniqua & Pablo: Poppycock! Inventions are always the way!
    Tyrone: The way to drop my penny.
  • Batman: The Brave and the Bold: Batman picks this up, in full Silver Age glory.
  • Biker Mice from Mars:
    • Lawrence Limburger.
    • Throttle fits this trope, too.
  • Blaze and the Monster Machines: Pickle, the resident Cloud Cuckoolander, has recently started entering this territory due to Crusher's constant attempts at cheating, all of which fail.
  • The Boondocks: Huey Freeman. It helps that his personality is genuinely deadpan, and is quite blunt about whatever's on his mind.
  • Brandy & Mr. Whiskers: Brandy and Margo. Also, Ed has a very dry, sarcastic sense of humor if you pay close attention to his dialogue.
  • Castlevania (2017): Trevor Belmont.
    Corrupt Priest: The bishop said to tell you that the terms of even major excommunication mean that you are obliged to appear when summoned by the church.
    Trevor: Well, shit. Look, if I enter the church and...catch fire or's your fault.
  • CatDog: Winslow.
  • Catscratch: Hovis. THE Trope Exemplifier par excellence.
  • Cellbound: The jail warden has some moments of this as he watches the fake TV programme.
    (after the "boxing match" ends with a KO) "That's a fixed fight if I ever saw one."
    (upon seeing a screen declaring the horse racing has been cancelled due to rain) "Hm. Sunny California."
  • ChalkZone: Penny, Snap, and Bathtub Granny.
  • Code Lyoko: Ulrich, usually in response to Odd's latest idiocy or Jérémie's technobabble. Yumi can get into this too at times. In the original pilot "Garage Kids", he managed to do this silently with an epic Facepalm at Odd being...well...Odd.
  • Courage the Cowardly Dog:
    • Courage's computer. Being forced to do research on zombie film directors and methods of exorcising a mattress will do that to anyone, though.
    • Katz is sometimes this.
  • The Critic: Jay Sherman's make-up lady Doris Grossman.
  • Danny Phantom:
    • Sam(antha) Manson.
    Danny: (to Tucker) You can get your own date for the dance like I did.
    Sam: Does he have to take off his pants and act like a dweeb, or will either one do?
    • Tucker actually has his moments like this, as well:
      Jazz: (after accidentally trapping Danny in the Fenton Thermos) Think I should work on my banter?
      Tucker: Start with your aim.
    • And Danny himself is no slouch in delivering sarcastic quips. Most of his fights typically involve this and Witty Banter.
      Jazz: Hey, you guys. What doesn't sound like Jazz to you?
      Danny: [Scowls at Jazz.]
      Jazz: Still mad?
      Danny: [Sarcastically.] Wow, you are the smart one!
  • Daria:
    • Daria is a deadpan snarker and patron of all Snark Knights.
    • Jane Lane.
    • On occasion, Trent Lane, Tom Sloane, Jodie Landon, and Michael Jordan MacKenzie (a.k.a. Mack).
  • Darkwing Duck:
    Gosalyn: There's something strange about that Bug Master.
    Darkwing: Yeah, she's in a bug costume threatening a cockroach. I'd call that strange.
    • His adopted daughter Gosalyn, as well. Her response on almost being dropped to her death is, "And to think I used to buy tickets for rides like that."
  • Dave the Barbarian: Lula the talking sword.
  • Defenders of the Earth: Flash Gordon and Mandrake the Magician. Flash is an example of the basic trope, while Mandrake is a Gentleman Snarker.
  • Delta State: Philip.
  • Dexter's Laboratory:
    • Dee Dee, when she's not being an imbecile, tends to snark.
    • Dexter is even more so. Of course, having to put up with one's sibling's antics can do that to anyone.
  • Dilbert gives most of the brilliantly sarcastic lines to Dogbert, playing Dilbert as more of a put-upon awkward genius.
    Dilbert: Push the button and see how a giant meteor caused the extinction of the dinosaurs. Hm.
    *pushes button, whereupon a big rock simply falls on some animatronic dinosaurs and crushes them*
    Dogbert: ...Until this moment, I had trouble visualizing it.
    • The World's Smartest Garbageman also has his moments
      Dilbert: Do you know where the landfill is?
      Garbageman: This might seem odd to you, but I do. Get in.
  • Doug: Mrs. Dink, Porkchop (who can't even talk), and Beebe. Judy can also be this when she isn't being a Large Ham. Doug himself has his moments where he ventures to this.
  • Downtown: Jen is this almost all of the time. She also gets the aforementioned deconstruction, admitting that her constant sarcasm comes from her own insecurities, and that the reason she picks on Alex the most is because he's her best friend.
  • Drawn Together: Spanky Ham.
  • Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist: Laura.
    Ben: So... you're my father's receptionist. You know, I mean, in a way, we're sort of related, you and I, like siblings or something, because we both work for my Dad. I mean, you're his receptionist, and I'm his son. So, you know, fantastic, super.
    Laura: Could you go now?
  • Dungeons & Dragons: Though quite a few characters engaged in snark, it was a particular specialty of Eric's: "Now why didn't I think of that? A game of patty-cake will stop an army of raging orcs any day!"
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy: Edd, Kevin, Sarah, and Eddy.
  • Exo Squad: Phaeton is this. Which is odd, given that he's the Big Bad.
  • The Fairly OddParents!:
    • Most of the characters have their moments of snarkiness, but special mention goes to Norm the Genie. Every sentence is a Deadpan Snark. In the episode "Back to the Norm", Norm teams up with Crocker and constantly Deadpan Snarks him. An example is when Crocker is doing his trademark "FAIRY GOD-PARENTS!" spazzing, and Norm makes him hold a chocolate shake in a glass container. When Crocker finishes, Norm says, "That's how I like my shakes. Spazzed, not stirred." From the same episode, Norm asks Crocker, "That thing on your that your ear?"
    • Timmy also has his moments, especially in the Oh Yeah! Cartoons shorts.
  • Family Guy:
    • Brian and Stewie, but especially Brian.
      Brian: What's it called?
      Stewie: Susie.
      Brian: Wow, a song named after a girl. There aren't a million of those already.
    • Sometimes Stewie manages to outsnark Brian, though.
      Brian: I didn't even know I even had a son until today, and besides, it's not like Tracey ever asked for my help.
      Stewie: Yeah, it seemed like they were all set without you, she's done a fine job creating a child-friendly environmen-ta-re-mi-ooh, buh de buh boo, buh buh buh THPTHPTHPTHPT...
      Brian slaps Stewie.
      Stewie: Great parenting.
  • Fanboy and Chum Chum: Lenny and Kyle. The latter even uses the "zing!" on occassion.
    Chum Chum: Hey, Kyle! Meet our new friend Yum Yum! We made him out of gum!
    Kyle: That's the only way you could make a friend.
  • Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: Bloo, Frankie, Jackie Khones, and Fluffer Nutter.
  • Freakazoid!: Sgt. Mike Cosgrove is probably one of the biggest examples of this, he rarely changes his attitude.
  • Futurama:
    • Kif Kroker despises his captain Zapp Brannigan and carries out his absurd orders with as much resentment and snark as possible.
    • Hermes Conrad, Bureaucrat becomes this in the 2010 season. For instance, after Fry says he needs a disgusting body to switch with to prove a point to Leela (paraphrased):
      Zoidberg: [runs in] Friends, friends! I have barnacles on my tuckus! [shows]
      Hermes: The long search is over.
      • Hermes was always this; even in his debut episode.
        Leela: Death by irritable space bowel syndrome?
        Hermes: You don't want to get that.
        Leela: Death by sonic diarrhea?
        Hermes: Just sign de form.
    • Leela shows a few signs of snarkiness.
      Fry: The future's disgusting!
      Leela: Typical 20th century attitude.
    • Zapp, in one rare instance, calls Kif out on his attitude:
      Zapp Brannigan: Kif, arrest them! And for once, spare me the weary sigh.
    • Fry has his moments.
      Leela: The tracks lead here.
      Fry: Thanks, eagle eye.
  • Garfield and Friends: Where to begin? Well, Garfield, of course (especially when dealing with someone he finds particularly obnoxious, like Nermal or the Buddy Bears). But also Dr. Liz Wilson (especially when dealing with Jon), and Jon himself on occasion. Even Odie (despite only speaking in barks and growls) shows shades of snark.
    • Just about all the main characters in the US Acres segments have their moments, but Orson and Wade are easily the two biggest snarkers. (Roy is generally missing the "deadpan" part).
  • Get Ed: Deets is this in spades. And to a lesser extent Ol' Skool.
  • Goof Troop: Peg, Max, and PJ fulfilling this role, generally to criticize the show's two Bumbling Dads, Goofy and Pete. However, Max and PJ will also often criticize each other with their snarking—usually when Max is being a Fearless Fool or refusing to listen to PJ's sound advice or when PJ tempts fate, makes an ignorant supposition, or starts acting like too much of an Extreme Doormat. Because Pete is abusive and Goofy is amazingly embarrassing, Max is heard snarking about his dad far more often than PJ is, though he does sometimes, usually when Pete's not actually listening. Peg meanwhile snarks about both fathers but never the children. An Extremely Goofy Movie added another Deadpan Snarker in the form of PJ's Love Interest, Tall, Dark, and Snarky Beret Girl, who has a poetic flair to her snarking and uses it to insult both Bradley and Bobby.
  • Grunkle Stan from Gravity Falls is one of these. Very witty and usually the first to poke fun at the "object of ridicule". Dipper seems to take after him in this regard, as he often puts in his own dry remarks in response to the silliness that happens around him.
  • The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: Mandy. Grim has his moments, too.
  • Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law: Peanut.
  • Horseland: Shep.
  • Invader Zim: Gaz. Oh so much.
    Dib: Did you hear that, Gaz? Humans don't have squeedlyspooches!
    Gaz: I've got a squeedlyspooch.
    • Also,
      Gaz: Why do you have to have a head?
  • Johnny Test: Dukey is a mix of a Deadpan Snarker, a voice of reason and a Large Ham.
  • Justice League:
    • Hawkgirl, who especially had a talent for dishing verbal ownage out on Flash:
      Flash: Fastest man alive.
      Hawkgirl: Which probably explains why you can't get a date.
    • In his few brief appearances, villain Shade has his moments:
      Shade: Lex Luthor? The plot thins.
    • General Wade Eiling, especially after becoming the General. He spends most of his battle against the League's Badass Normals mocking them.
    • Batman and Green Lantern at times, especially in later seasons.
      • If you count the introductory sequence of The Once And Future Thing, Batman resignedly snarked himself when he realized all too late how he'd set himself up during a conversation with the Green Lantern:
        Batman: I don't have time to pursue a relationship. My work is too important to allow any distractions. Diana is a remarkable woman, she's a valued friend. She's... standing right behind me, isn't she?
        Wonder Woman: Don't let that stop you — keep digging.
    • It's a world of snark.
  • KaBlam!: June, starting in season 2 after her personality overhaul. Henry had his moments as well, moreso in the earlier seasons.
    • September of The Off-Beats was probably the snarkiest character in the entire series.
    • Life With Loopy: Larry was always very snarky, though Loopy tends to have her moments.
  • Kaeloo: Mr. Cat is the most sarcastic character on the show, mainly because he's the only smart person around. Unfortunately, most of the people he lives with are Sarcasm-Blind.
    • Stumpy has shown signs of this too, for example in one episode after he lets out a Sneeze of Doom:
      Kaeloo: Stumpy, did you catch a cold?
      Stumpy: How did you guess?
  • Kerwhizz : Pip is a voiceless example, growling in frustration at Ninki's wrong answers.
  • Kim Possible:
    • Shego. In fact, she considers Drakken to be little more than mocking gold.
      Shego: Okay, let's get Plan Too-Complicated-To-Actually-Work over with.
      Drakken: Would it hurt you to show a little enthusiasm?
      Shego: (deadpan) Woohoo, extra hoo. Happy?
      Shego: Y'know, for someone who's supposedly a mad genius, I'm not seeing much of the "genius".
      Dr. Drakken: Keep it up Shego, and you'll see plenty of the "mad".
      Shego: Ooh, scary man.
      • Fun-fact: Shego wasn't originally planned to be like this, but after the directors realized how much talent her voice actress had in doing the Deadpan Snarker, they changed her whole script.
    • Kim herself also has her moments.
    • Also, Monkey Fist. His voice certainly helps.
      Monkey Fist (said menacingly to a child-hostage staring at him): Take a picture. It'll last longer.
      Monkey Fist: Can you two buffoons take this outside?
      Duff Killigan: ...At 30,000 feet?
      Monkey Fist: Precisely.
  • King Arthur's Disasters: Lancelot and King Arthur.
    Robin Hood: Hey, that's my tree you're cutting down!
    King Arthur: Oh? This is your tree? Well, good for you then.
    Lancelot: Look, I don't want to cause doom and despondency, but I really think we oughtta GET OUT OF HERE!!!!!
    Lancelot: That's the fountain of youth? I expected it to be more.....impressive.
  • Liberty's Kids: both Sarah and James switch off in playing this role. More often than not, it's James snarking about how stuffy the high society that Sarah was born into is. Though Sarah has been known to throw a great deal of snark right back at him about how infantile Americans in general — and James specifically — can be.
    • Baron von Steuben, despite only being in one episode, has his moments:
      American Soldier: Sir, you may not appreciate our brand of military discipline, however...
      Baron von Steuben: How can I appreciate what you don't have?
  • The Life and Times of Juniper Lee: Almost every single character. This show's humor ran on two things: playing with, subverting or deconstructing fantasy tropes and pure grade-A snark. Most prominent in this regard was probably Monroe, the talking Scottish dog.
  • Littlest Pet Shop (1995): Chloe.
  • Looney Tunes:
    • Bugs Bunny is arguably the most famous and iconic Deadpan Snarker in western animation.
    • Daffy Duck (post-Flanderization) has quite a sarcastic streak in later cartoons.
    • Porky Pig is often very verbal about the wacky cast around him, especially when paired with Daffy (particularly the pompous Daffy who was trying to be a star, not the wacky one who always got Porky in trouble).
    • Tweety certainly has his moments.
    • Sylvester, too.
    • Really, it would probably be easier to count the number of Looney Tunes characters who aren't deadpan snarkers.
  • Mega Man: Protoman has a tendency to do this.
    Cutman: Almost got him!
    Protoman: "Almost" only counts in horseshoes, Cutman.
    • Being a deadpan snarker was pretty much Protoman's entire character besides him being a blood knight. He snarks the good-guys, especially his baby brother, his own allies, and even his boss, Wily, when he comes up with some of his goofiest plans.
    • Mega Man himself shows spades of this, particularly when he is mocking the Robot Masters' stupidity.
    Gutsman: How did you know we were going to be here?!
    Mega Man: Any idiot can read a train schedule.
  • Megas XLR:
    • Jamie is, while being a strong coward and womanizer, a decent example of the trope. He is often well aware of and comments on the lunacy and danger of Coop's actions and, sometimes, dialogue. That being said however, he seems to enjoy the destruction Coop's actions brings, so may or may not comment if it doesn't directly affect him.
    • Coop's button of doom would occasionally get in a good one. For example, it was once labeled "Do Something Stupid, Coop".
  • Moral Orel : Reverend Putty, and possibly Ms. Sculptham are this. Putty because he's bitter at being a virgin and possibly annoyed at God, as judged by his "I Hate My Boss" mug.
  • Mr. Bogus: Several characters, with Brattus, Tommy, and Mole being the most prominent examples.
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: A great many characters do this, but in particular, Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, and Spike are each known for snarky moments, but Twilight Sparkle applies especially well.
    Twilight: Now tell me, what exactly have you actually seen Zecora do?
    Rainbow Dash: Well, once a month she comes into Ponyville.
    Twilight: Ooh!
    Rarity: Then, she lurks by the stores.
    Twilight: Oh, my!
    Fluttershy: And then... she digs at the ground...
    Twilight: Good gracious!
    • As mentioned above, Rainbow certainly has her fair share. After Derpy somehow destroys the roof of the Town Hall:
      Derpy: (jumping up and down on a storm cloud) I just don't know what went wrong! (electrocutes herself)
      Rainbow: Yeah. It's a mystery.
    • Another time, the team has to climb to the top of a mountain. After talking about how cold it will get up there, Rarity produces a scarf.
      Rainbow: Yeah, that'll keep you nice and cozy.
    • Scootaloo takes after her idol by filling this role for the Cutie Mark Crusaders, despite being the most rash and impulsive of them.
      Applejack: (giving the Crusaders her old, crumbling clubhouse) It just... needs a little, uh... TLC.
      Scootaloo: TLC as in "tender loving care," or "totally lost cause?"
    • Apple Bloom gives these moments just as well, such as when the Crusaders fail to build a table, and in response to the coughing of a plant she grew
      "Somepony needs to put this thing out of its misery."
      "Layin' it on a little thick there, aren't we, pal?"
    • This trope is essentially Discord's default disposition. Notable in that despite being one of the single most sarcastic characters in the series, he's also incredibly over the top at the same time.
    • Maud Pie is this ALL THE TIME, and makes the occasional snark. ...Except at the end of her episode named after her. And even then she's quite deadpan.
    • Sunset Shimmer is as sarcastic as one of the good guys as she was as a major villain, and turns her tongue on herself as readily as anyone else.
    • Starlight Glimmer dishes out enough snark to rival Twilight (a lot of times to Twilight), especially when she's around Trixie, and like Sunset, no shortage of it is directed at herself considering she was once a major villain and is working to atone.
  • Paw Paw Bears: Trembly Paw.
  • Phantom Investigators: Kira is the snarkiest member of the team (to the point where it's referenced in-universe), though all the Phantom Investigators have their moments. Casey less so than the others, but he manages to get some snarky moments especially in "Stall Of Doom".
  • Phineas and Ferb:
    • Candace, although, most of the time, she's not so much "deadpan" as "very LOUD":
    Guard: There's no yelling allowed.
    Candace: Oh, right, it's a museum, I wouldn't want to WAKE ANYONE UP!
    • Stacy can be like this when paired with Candace. It's not hard to see why.
    • Agent P is a Silent Snarker.
    • Doofenshmirtz himself also has his moments.
    • Linda when Candace tries to bust her brothers and when Candace is a Deadpan Snarker herself.
    • Ferb, with emphasis on "Deadpan".
    • Roger Doofenshmirtz's secretary Melony.
    • One episode has normally cheerful Robot Buddy Norm turn into this to Doofenshmirtz. It leads to this exchange.
      Norm: Oh, how about next time you make the potato salad, and I'll make the overly-complicated shemes that always comically backfire?
      Doofenshmirtz: Cuttin' deep Norm. You're cuttin' deep.
  • Pinky and the Brain: The Brain, usually in response to Pinky's insanity.
    Pinky: Egad, you astound me, Brain!
    Brain: That was a simple task, Pinky.
  • Pound Puppies (2010): Squirt tends to be one, particularly to Niblet and, somewhat less often, Strudel. Cookie, on the other hand, will snark on whomever, whenever.
  • Ready Jet Go!:
    • Mindy. She also qualifies as a Little Miss Snarker.
      Sean: Do you know why that happened?
      Mindy: Because you can't catch?
    • Mitchell as well.
      Mitchell: Oh, really? What case are you working on?
      Mindy: The case of what Mitchell's doing, and I solved it!
      Mitchell: Yes, very funny.
  • Recess:
    • T.J., Vince, and Spinelli.
    • King Bob, when he's not being a Large Ham.
    • Apparently, Miss Grotke when she needs to be one.
  • The Replacements: C.A.R., usually at Dick's expense.
  • Rick and Morty:
    • Rick Sánchez is a sarcastic and snarky mad scientist who frequently takes his grandson, Morty on wacky misadventures across the universe and other dimensions. He has a deadpan opinion on school and he frequently makes sarcastic comments all the time, even in deadly situations.
  • RoboCop: Alpha Commando sees its version of Murphy display a fondness for sarcasm, quips, and puns not seen in other versions.
  • Rocko's Modern Life: Rocko, but only when he's annoyed.
  • The Saga of Noggin the Nog: Graculus the Great Green Bird, right from his first line.
  • Samurai Jack tends to get a few good lines occasionally:
    Scotsman's Wife (yelling very loudly): WELL HOW DO YOU PLAN ON GETTING ME OUT!?\\
Jack: I hope silently.

Da Samurai: Didn't you hear who I am!
Jack: I believe everyone heard who you are.

Ashi: Die! Die! Why won't you die? Scum! Aku will be triumphant! I will undo the evil that is you, samurai! I will kill you as long as I have breath in my body! I will strike you down! Long live the glory of Aku!
Jack: ... You are very troubled and very confused.
  • Scooby-Doo:
    • Velma can't seem to help herself, especially when Mindy Cohn voices her.
    • Surprisingly, Scooby Doo is one at times.
    • Daphne was one in Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island ("If this is a mask Fred, it's a pretty darn good one!"), though Velma still had her moments.
      Daphne: I need a real live ghost.
      Velma: That's an oxymoron Daph!
    • Fred and Shaggy have both had their moments over the years as well, even Scrappy.
  • Sealab 2021: Sparks.
  • The Secret Saturdays:
    • Doyle. After the family finds out that the Kid Hero is the ultimate evil monster they were all trying to hunt down, the patriarch of the family forbids them to tell anyone about this.
      Doyle: Yeah, I was planning on a radio jingle, but I can cancel that.
    • His sister is the same. But then, what else can you expect from the voice actress of Shego?
  • The Simpsons:
    • Comic Book Guy to the point where he causes a sarcasm detector to self-destruct.
    • Lisa often fills this role occasionally, especially when interacting with the severely less intelligent Bart and Homer. While Lisa fought for things that she believed in the earlier seasons and actual took concern in Homer or Bart's dilemmas, she has been reduced to a pure example of this in the current seasons. "Beware of My Cheating Bart" is a text book example of this.
    • Bart can also act in this role when dealing with Homer.
    • Deconstructed briefly in "Homerpalooza" when Homer gets up on stage to perform his newfound skill of taking cannonballs to the gut:
      Teen #1: Oh, here comes that cannonball guy. He's cool.
      Teen #2: Are you being sarcastic, dude?
      Teen #1: I don't even know anymore...
  • Simsala Grimm: Yoyo is known for all sorts of sarcastic one-liners.
  • 6teen: Nikki Wong.
  • South Park:
    • In the latter episodes, Stan has a habit of pinching the bridge of his nose and sigh, when other character does something stupid. He often exclaims "Dude, this is pretty fucked up right here" and, in "Child Abduction is Not Funny", he remarks to Kyle, "Dude, sometimes I think our parents are really stupid," and as they rejoin their families at the conclusion of the episode, "Jesus Christ, dude, they've done some stupid crap before, but, Jesus Christ...".
    • Craig is the personification of this trope.
      Craig: Do you guys know why nobody else in School likes hanging out with you? ... Because you are always doing stuff like this. You are always coming up with a stupid idea to do something, and then it backfired, and then you end up in some foreign country, or in outer space, or something. ... That's why nobody likes hanging out with you guys.
      Craig: This is fun. Let's walk for miles through a spooky jungle. It just keeps getting better and better.
      Craig: Let's see what's in there. That's why you guys get into these situations. Because when you come across a spooky, ancient ruin, you say: "Let's see what's in there."
      • By the end of the episode, the four becomes very annoyed with his remarks and tell him things happen you just run with it.
    • The entire episode of Sarcstaball. Aren't you shocked as taser gun you guys?
  • SpongeBob SquarePants:
    • Squidward is arguably the biggest one on the show.
    • Karen, but only in later episodes.
    • Patrick, occasionally.
    • SpongeBob himself has his moments in earlier seasons.
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars:
    • Obi-Wan. If anything, he's even deadpan snarkier in the show than he was in the movies. Just a few examples:
      Obi-Wan: That's your plan? Just fly in there, land, hope they don't spot us, and walk in the door?
      Anakin: Basically.
      Obi-Wan: Oh, brilliant. Let's get going.
    • Also:
      Obi-Wan: You seem a bit on edge.
      Anakin: There's a good chance that we're about to destroy all life on this planet, including ours and the senator's. So yes, I'm a bit on edge! Why aren't you?
      Obi-Wan: (shrugs) I'm better at hiding it.
    • And:
      Grievous: General Kenobi, did you really think I would leave the hyperdrive unguarded?
      Obi-Wan: Anything's possible. You haven't exactly impressed me today.
    • And, of course, this moment when Anakin complains that he's always The Bait:
      Obi-Wan: When you're a Jedi Master, you can make the plans.
      Anakin: That's just it. How can I be a Jedi Master if I'm always getting caught?
      Obi-Wan: At least you're a master...of getting caught.
    • Anakin himself gets in a few. From the same arc as above, when Obi-Wan, after admonishing Anakin for getting his lightsaber knocked out of his hand 'by a rock', tries to activate his own lightsaber but it shorts out.
      Obi-Wan: Silly thing. It was just working a minute ago.
      Anakin: You don't suppose it got (throws a rock at Obi-Wan) hit by a rock, do you?
    • While Ahsoka tends to be more of a Silent Snarker, complete with eye rolls, she, too has her moments.
      Ahsoka: So, which part of the situation did you have under control? The blocked entrance, the poisoned gas, or that gundark behind you?
  • Super Noobs:
    • Shope, them only female member of the noobs can be very snarky at times, especially when heaving to deal with immaturity of any kind from her friends
    • Zenblock is also very snarky as he coined the term "Noobs" to describe the four kids he and Memnock end up recruiting. His impulsiveness and hot temper also leads him to make sarcastic and harsh comments.
  • Taz-Mania: Digeri Dingo is by far the most sarcastic character on the show.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles:
  • Teen Titans:
    • Raven, sometimes even to the point of Crowning Moment of Funny:
      Beast Boy: See? [Blackfire] thinks I'm funny.
      Raven: Statistically, I suppose someone has to.
    • And:
      (unicorn statuette causes a secret door to open)
      Raven: Well, that's not suspicious...
    • Cyborg has his moments, too.
      Robin: (about Starfire) I have to find out if she's a threat.
      Cyborg: (behind his back) More like find out if she'll give him another kiss...
  • The Tick: The last episode featured superhero-in-training Sarcastro, a man dressed as Fidel Castro who was sarcastic. In fact, being really sarcastic was his only stated superpower, and the only time he got to use it in a heroic fashion (he spent most of the episode snarking at the Tick and the other superhero cadets) was when he faced down the Monster of the Week, a hitman using a suit of Powered Armor:
    Sarcastro: Oh, sure, I'm gonna fight you. (runs away)
  • Time Squad: Larry 3000 which is rather obvious, since he's a Camp Gay Expy of C-3P0.
  • Total Drama:
  • The Transformers:
    • Scourge occasionally plays this to Cyclonus.
      Cyclonus: (in reference to hearing moaning while inside Unicron's head, in Five Faces of Darkness Part 1) Must be the wind.
      Scourge: There is no wind in space.
    • Unicron himself is not a slacker in this department in The Movie.
      Megatron: Nobody summons Megatron!
      Unicron: Then it pleases me to be the first.
    • Megatron: I have already crushed Optimus Prime with my bare hands!
      Unicron: You exaggerate.
    • Springer lives and breathes this trope, particularly in The Transformers: The Movie, but also in Season 3 of The Transformers.
      "Yes, SIR, Mr. Leader, sir!"
    • Even Optimus Prime gets in on this from time to time. It's sometimes hard to resist, given the state of cartoon villainy in the 80's.
      "Amazing. A booby trap that actually catches boobies."
    • Rodimus Prime is prone to this.
      Rodimus: Don't panic yet. Stay calm until we know what's going on. Then we'll panic.
      • It goes beyond Deadpan Snarking and straight into Gallows Humor and Black Comedy. For instance, when the Autobots and their two human allies appear to be stranded in space...
        Ultra Magnus: It could be months until we're found.
        Spike: Aw swell. What do Daniel and I do when the air runs out?
        Rodimus: Basically you'll have two choices: suffocate or smother.
    • Not even the Decepticon Leader, Galvatron is immune to this:
      Bruticus: Not a very subtle weapon, is it?
      Galvatron: Somehow I think subtlety would be lost on the Predacons.
  • Transformers: Beast Wars:
    • Rattrap from fits this role perfectly. He is snide, cynical, and sarcastic. He's notable for his frequent use of the phrase "We're all gonna die.", and constantly bickers with Dinobot, and, later, Depth Charge. He is, however, a capable soldier and, if need be, leader.
      Rattrap: Eh, command's a pain in the tail... especially with this pack of hyenas. You can keep it.
    • Blackarachnia, as the show's resident Dark Action Girl, also qualifies. Especially when dealing with Silverbolt.
  • Transformers: Robots in Disguise: Slapper, Gas Skunk, and Dark Scream do this a lot to their boss, Sky-Byte.
  • Transformers: Prime:
    • Knock Out certainly has his moments.
      Knock Out (when Starscream bashes the MacGuffin on a table): Oh gee, why didn't I think of that?
    • Even Megatron has his moments of snarking.
      Megatron: (visiting the Autobot Base) So, this is where the magic happens... Quaint.
  • In TRON: Uprising, the opening narrator is fond of snarking about the characters.
  • Trust Me, I'm a Genie: Ziggy, Joe and sometimes Diego.
  • The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald: Sundae's main role in the series. Many, if not most, of his lines are accompanied by Losing Horns.
  • Wakfu:
  • The Weekenders: Tino Tonitini, who probably taught the school age 2000's-2009 Disney-viewing audience a thing or two on becoming an out-and-out wiseacre, was brilliant at this.
    (A girl who humiliated Carver is waving to him at the beach)
    Carver: After what she did, she's waving at me? Is there a law against this kind of thing?
    Tino: (Deadpan) Oh yeah, they're enforced by the Federal Bureau of Waving.
    • The end of one episode shows a photo of Tino that has "Most Sarcastic" written underneath it.
  • Winx Club: Tecna sometimes acts like this.
    • World of Winx: Margot, one of the two judges of WOW! the Reality Talent Show, is not only a Grumpy Bear, she's also one heck of a snarker.
  • W.I.T.C.H.: The main characters all have their moments. Irma Lair is the resident queen of snark.
  • Xiaolin Showdown: Raimundo, although not exactly deadpan, is still very snarky.
  • Young Justice: Basically every teenaged hero and quite a few of the adults and villains, too. Probably the most obvious ones are Artemis and Robin I/Nightwing, the latter of which will snark even in the darkest situations.


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