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  • 101 Dalmatians: The Series:
    • Cadpig (Sanguine) is the most outgoing and people-oriented of the four.
    • Lucky (Choleric) is the hot-blooded leader of the main four pups.
    • Spot (Melancholic) is the neurotic worrier of the bunch.
    • Rolly (Phlegmatic) is the laid-back and gentle food addict.
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender has plenty of groups which make for this trope:
    • The Gaang become one of these during the second season:
      • Toph (choleric), the Boisterous Bruiser who loves a good fight.
      • Sokka (melancholic), the snarky, practical one.
      • Aang (sanguine), the most cheery and friendly, but also undisciplined.
      • Katara (phlegmatic), the thoughtful, patient Team Mom.
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    • Ozai's Angels becomes this with the (sort of addition of Zuko):
      • Azula (choleric), dangerously ambitious and selfish.
      • Zuko (melancholic), depressed, angsty and bitter — but also eventually wises up from his experiences.
      • Mai (phlegmatic), reserved, quiet, and discreet.
      • Ty Lee (sanguine), cheerful and a straight-up Nice Girl.
    • The Avatars before Aang also fit:
      • Kyoshi (choleric), always focused on saving the world.
      • Yangchen (melancholic), solemn and unbiased.
      • Roku (phlegmatic), merciful and loyal to a fault. Now spends his time trying to rectify his mistakes.
      • Kuruk (sanguine), hedonistic during his life, but now gives idealistic wisdom to future Avatars.
  • The four nations of the Avatar World:
    • The Air Nomads (sanguine): Relied on kindness, peace and each other mostly, they lacked any real goal besides meditation and teachings which incidentally was part of the reason how they got wiped out.
    • The Fire Nation (choleric): Viewed power, military prowess and pride as success, many were either corrupt, cruel or ruthless in nature. Instigating wars and showing undying loyalty towards the Fire Lord was all they truly cared about.
    • The Earth Kingdom (melancholic): Supported hard work and manual labour along with a heavily structured society and traditions. Their belief in politics is very strong and law is absolute to them no matter how dodgy.
    • The Water Tribes (phlegmatic): Cherished families and allies despite being the most remote nation. Though split into Southern and Northern sibling tribes, as a whole both seek a serene and fairly simple existence surviving off the land.
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  • Beast Wars:
    • The four main Maximals:
      • Optimus Primal (choleric), balances the needs of the universe and the needs of his own team.
      • Rattrap (melancholic), cynical and self-centered.
      • Rhinox (phlegmatic), caring and dependable.
      • Cheetor (sanguine), eager and headstrong.
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  • Darkwing Duck: The main protagonist and his closest allies tend to form a quartet in many episodes, consisting of the ambitious and short-tempered Darkwing (choleric), easy-going and patient Launchpad (phlegmatic), energetic and fun-loving Gosalyn (sanguine), and rational and modest Honker (melancholic).
  • The ducklings in DuckTales (2017):
    • Huey (melancholic), analytical and organized.
    • Dewey (choleric), passionate and strong-willed.
    • Louie (phlegmatic), reserved and lazy.
    • Webby (sanguine), cheerful and energetic.
    • Lena (eclectic), balanced, tempered and rounded.
  • Futurama:
    • Fry (phlegmatic), the most easygoing member of the Planet Express crew.
    • Leela (melancholic), the no-nonsense pilot who acts as a Straight Man.
    • Bender (choleric), the lovable Jerkass criminal and has at one point admitted to being a Drama Queen.
    • Professor Farnsworth (sanguine), who is absent-minded and eccentric, but nonetheless a good scientist.
  • Goof Troop:
    • Max (sanguine), undisciplined, childish and energetic.
    • Pete (choleric), self-centered and cruel.
    • P.J. (melancholic), depressed and angsty, but hides it in order to be a good friend to Max.
    • Goofy (phlegmatic), considerate and idealistic.
  • The titular four in Jeff And Some Aliens:
    • Tedd, the calm and soft-spoken alien (phlegmatic).
    • Jimmy, the hyper alien who has the most humane of solutions (sanguine).
    • Sammy, seems to be the leader, as well as the more twisted, of the extraterrestrial trio (choleric).
    • And Jeff himself, a somewhat neurotic mannote  whose life gets even more miserable ever since the aliens started sharing his apartment with him (melancholic).
  • The Land Before Time series:
    • Littlefoot (melancholic), a selfless, practical and efficient leader.
    • Cera (choleric), a Jerk with a Heart of Gold Lancer.
    • Petrie (sanguine), cheerful and the least likely to start a fight.
    • Ducky (phlegmatic), considerate and compassionate.
    • Spike (eclectic), gets along well with everyone.
  • The Powerpuff Girls:
    • The four main characters:
      • Bubbles (sanguine), hyperactive, ditzy and "the joy and the laughter".
      • Buttercup (choleric), short-tempered, rebellious and "the toughest fighter".
      • Blossom (melancholic), the intellectual, mature and responsible "commander and the leader".
      • Professor Utonium (phlegmatic), the girls' level-headed and easygoing father figure.
    • The villains who are emphasized the most:
      • Princess Morbucks (sanguine), an rich, arrogant, whiny and overbearing Spoiled Brat.
      • Fuzzy Lumpkins (choleric), territorial and with a temper that frequently goes off the wall.
      • Mojo Jojo (melancholic), a scheming mastermind with a laughably grim disposition.
      • Him (phlegmatic), an effeminate Satan-like figure with an disturbingly calm demeanor, though he can get pretty darn scary when he gets angry''.
  • Regular Show:
    • Mordecai and Friends:
      • Rigby (sanguine), the immature party-loving slacker.
      • Muscle Man (choleric), the prankster with a short fuse.
      • Mordecai (melancholic), the laid-back but self-doubting hapless romantic.
      • Hi-Five Ghost (phlegmatic), the generic guy who's often out of focus.
    • The Authority Figures:
      • Pops (sanguine), the child-like and friendly son of the park owner.
      • Benson (choleric), the hotheaded Mean Boss who often threatens to fire Mordecai and Rigby.
      • Mr. Maellard (melancholic), the bitter owner of the park who even meaner than Benson.
      • Skips (phlegmatic), the nice but serious mechanic who's the most tolerant of the park's weirdness.
  • Rocko's Modern Life:
  • Thomas the Tank Engine:
    • The tender engines:
      • Gordon (choleric), rude and irritable.
      • Henry (melancholic), a worrier and The Eeyore.
      • Edward (phlegmatic), mature and patient to the point of being an Extreme Doormat.
      • James (sanguine), immature and brash.
    • The branch line engines:
      • Thomas (phlegmatic), considerate, compassionate, and idealistic.
      • Percy (sanguine), cheerful, amicable, and sociable.
      • Toby (melancholic), experienced and knowledgeable. Sometimes pessimistic, depressed and moody.
      • Duck (choleric), hard-working, self-righteous, and a bit egotistical.
    • The narrow-gauge engines:
      • Duke and Rheneas (melancholic), nostalgic and wistful.
      • Sir Handel and Duncan (choleric), competitive and hardworking, but often egotistical.
      • Peter Sam (sanguine), cheerful and pure.
      • Rusty (phlegmatic), considerate and thoughtful.
      • Skarloey (eclectic), balanced temperament and commands respect.
  • Tiny Toon Adventures:
    • Babs (sanguine), the more hyperactive and crazy one.
    • Buster (melancholic), who acts as a Straight Man.
    • Plucky (choleric), who is a narcissistic Attention Whore.
    • Hampton (phlegmatic), a mostly calm character who is usually nice.
  • Transformers has the Dinobots. Grimlock would be choleric when compared to almost any other Autobot, but amongst his own team he's relegated to eclectic, with violent, sociopathic Slag as the resident choleric. The other three are fairly cut-and-dried, with pessimist Snarl as the melancholic, quiet and somewhat dim Sludge as the phlegmatic, and affable Swoop as the sanguine.
  • The Transformers: The four main Decepticons provides a villainous example of this:
  • The five main Autobots of Transformers Animated:
    • Optimus Prime (choleric) is prudent and responsible, snarking when things don't go according to plan.
    • Ratchet (melancholic) is depressed, jaded and bitter from his experiences in the war.
    • Prowl (phlegmatic) tries to consider the perspectives and needs of all life forms.
    • Bumblebee (sanguine) is full of youthful energy and exuberance, and also childish innocence.
    • Bulkhead (eclectic) gets along well with everyone because of his wide range of personality.
  • Xiaolin Showdown:
    • Raimundo (sanguine-wind), Omi (melancholic), Clay (phlegmatic), Kimiko (choleric-fire).
    • Jack Spicer (sanguine): The most pathetically evil of the villains, boastful and obnoxious at times it's only through sheer dumb luck that he succeeds.
    • Wuya (choleric): Sultry and wicked with clear motives that only increases her intimidation, something Jack fails to emulate.
    • Chase Young (phlegmatic): Generally the calmest of the villains, yet sinister and mysterious even in defeat.
    • Hannibal Roy Bean (melancholic): The clever manipulator who convinced, Chase Young to pursue power and evidently was the one who brought about the rise of evil.

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