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There are some characters who are unlikeable; they may be a Jerkass a Villain or even a full-on Hate Sink. Then there are these characters, ones that are so unlikable, so horrible that every single character that has met them In-Universe hates them.

The reason why the character is so hated can vary, it may be because they are such an obnoxious jerk to everyone around them that nobody likes them. They could be a villain who commits atrocities so horrible and openly that everyone, including other villains, finds them horrible. In some cases, the character may even be a genuinely nice person but for some reason out of their control, they are hated by everyone. However it is more often than not, a Super-Trope to Asshole Victim and 0% Approval Rating.

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Compare Hate Sink, where the author purposefully makes a character to be despised by the audience, The Scrappy, where nearly the entire audience unintentionally hates a character, All of the Other Reindeer, The Dreaded, Friendless Background and Even the Loving Hero Has Hated Ones, when a character is so horrible even the All-Loving Hero hates them.

May overlap with Butt-Monkey if the hatred leaves everyone pushing the character around and making fun of them. The reason could be due to Once Done, Never Forgotten. Could also overlap with The Friend Nobody Likes and Token Evil Teammate if the Hated By All character is part of a group.

If this character dies, this may lead to And There Was Much Rejoicing and/or Who Murdered the Asshole?

If the audience likes them, this character may be a Unpopular Popular Character.

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The opposite of Hates Everyone Equally.


Examples

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    Anime & Manga 
  • Dragon Ball Super: Goku Black is despised by everyone, and because Black despises mortals, the feeling is very much mutual for him. It says a lot that the only person that he has any kinship with is his Alternate Self, Future Zamasu.
  • Durarara!!: Izaya is detested by nearly everyone for his awful Manipulative Bastard tendencies and his twisted love for humans that drives him to force people into worse and worse situations for no other reason that to see what will happen. The only reason he's tolerated is because as an information broker, he's an invaluable resource, but that does not mean anyone remotely cares when he's hospitalized after a stabbing or when Izaya is forced to depart from Ikebukuro in the end.
  • Fairy Tail: Acnologia, the Black Dragon of the Apocalypse. Nobody likes him, which is just fine for him because he Hates Everyone Equally to the point that he rampages around destroying homes and buildings, and killing people, for fun. In fact, one of the main reasons why Zeref wants Fairy Heart is to take Acnologia down. If that had been his only goal, there is a very good chance that Fairy Tail would've aided him as they want him gone too. Unfortunately, Zeref also wants to destroy humanity, nixing any hope of an Enemy Mine.
  • High School D×D: Diodora Astaroth is a sadistic Hope Crusher who's favorite pastime is getting nuns branded as heretics and driving them to despair before raping and/or murdering them. Just about everyone hates him (even before knowing about the aforementioned pastime), and Issei eventually realizes, and states outright, that the only reason any of the other Devils even put up with Diodora, let alone haven't just killed him, is because he's because he's related to Ajuka Beelzebub, one of the Four Great Satans, and offing him could cause a civil war. Once he throws in his lot with the Chaos Brigade and participates in a plot that would have killed a lot of high-ranking people, what little protection he had disappears and nobody misses him when his boss Shalba offs him for his failure when the plot is foiled.
  • InuYasha: Nearly every named character in the series completely despises Naraku and wants him dead, including his detachments, which are explicitly stated to be spawned from his own flesh. Yes, that's right; Naraku is such a dick that even his own body parts hate him. It's to the extent that when he creates the Baby, a construct of his own heart, he actually anticipates that it will eventually betray him.
  • Kengan Omega
    • Yumigahama is a greedy and smug jerk who took the title of Fang to gain prestige before betraying the Kengan Association to work for Purgatory for money. Obviously the people from the Kengan Association despise him for being a turncoat, but his new colleagues aren't warm about him either, since he often go out of his way to be a dick to everyone else. At the start of the tournament, Carlos punches him for injuring his friend Jose, while Lolong never waste any opportunity to badmouth Yumigahama.
    • Akoya's obsession with delivering "justice" and his penchant for using excessive violence in his fights causes him to be treated as a liability by his own teammates, none of whom really want him to be there. When he eventually enters the ring, even those who support the Kengan Association are reluctant to cheer for him.
  • Naruto: Almost everyone who has ever met and spoken with Madara Uchiha completely despises him, including his protege Tobi aka Obito Uchiha. Even the Nine-Tailed Fox, a self-proclaimed "living mass of malevolence," finds Madara to be nothing but an insufferable dick. The only people who can actually tolerate him are Senju Hashirama, who was once his best friend, and Izuna, his brother, though Madara did everything he could to hate Hashirama and, in rejecting his assistance, essentially let Izuna die.
  • A Silent Voice: Due to Shouya's past as a bully to Shouko, everyone has turned their backs on him. Shouya does make more friends as he redeems himself, though.

    Comic Books 
  • Bone: Phoney, by way of being The Friend Nobody Likes. It's said that nobody in Boneville aside from his cousinsnote  respected him due to his greed. Smiley even mentions that the mayor declared a school holiday just so the kids could throw rocks at Phoney. Gran'ma Ben and Lucius also don't care much for him. Thorn is tolerant of him, mostly, but the citizens of Barrelhaven abhor him for his scams.
  • Apart from Harley (and even then, only when their on-off relationship is "on"), Gaggy and Punchline, no one likes or supports The Joker. In any way, whatsoever. Damn near every other member of Batman's Rogues Gallery hates his guts, mostly because not only is he completely sociopathic and unpredictable, but also they are all scared shitless by him. The only reason why he's even allowed in teams such as the Legion of Doom is because of that fear: if they exclude him from the lineup, then chances are that dead bodies will be lining the streets in their name. Trickster spells it out in "Underworld Unleashed."
    Trickster: Great going, Neron, bring in the one guy no one wants to be in the same room with. When super-villains want to scare each other, they tell Joker stories.
  • Popeye: Almost everyone in town hates Wimpy's guts for his constant mooching. Geezil hates him the most and wants him dead (and he's even tried to kill Wimpy a few times). Popeye, however, usually gets along with him, though even he's gotten angry with Wimpy, like when he [Popeye] paid a policeman to arrest him. Olive also mostly tolerates him (probably for Popeye's sake).
  • Squee!: Squee himself, as a part of his bad luck. His mother is apathetic to his existence and his father is actively abusive towards him. With the exception of Pepito, almost every kid he meets bullies him. Johnny is another very rare person who cares about him.
  • The Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye: Despite being a pretty adept captain, pretty much the entire crew hates Megatron's guts because he's Megatron. In a twist however Skids and Getaway admit to one another that it's actually hard for them to hate Megatron — because his crimes are on such a large scale, it's almost impersonal (One death is a tragedy, a billion is a statistics) and hard to process an emotional response. On top of that Megatron is competent and rational on a personal level.
  • The Transformers: Robots in Disguise:
    • During and after All Hail Optimus, the only ones who seem to like Galvatron are the really battle hungry Decepticons like Acid Storm, Blitzwing and Brawl. The Decepticons on the commune hate him and the colonist soldiers view him as a Memetic Loser. Even Frenzy and Rumble (who love killing) decide to abandon him due to their loyalty to Soundwave.
    • In Optimus Prime #7, the President mentions that Jazz is feared and hated by the humanity for killing John Powell.
  • Much like The Joker above, The Red Skull is loathed almost universally in the Marvel Universe — both Doctor Doom and Magneto want him dead, for very justifiable reasons, and nearly no other villains (outside of his own henchmen) will have anything to do with him. And he is the one villain who will unfailingly get a Heel–Face Door-Slam (assuming he'd ever do a Heel–Face Turn) from every hero anywhere. And that's even multiversally. Protip: When The FREAKIN' Joker wants nothing to do with you, you've gone so far past the Moral Event Horizon that there's no coming back. It's a Justified Trope in that he's not just a Nazi, but was hand-picked by Hitler himself to be the personification of Nazism. And he plays the part with relish and absolutely zero remorse.

    Fan Works 
  • The Infinite Loops: All MLEs and infamous malicious non-loopers such as Umbridge have this. Gendo Ikari was one such non-looper until, against all rhyme and reason (which, in the Loops, means Billy), he started looping. Since Evangelion is one of the seven oldest looping universes, almost every looper has had the... pleasure of meeting his baseline self, and none of them are happy to see him looping. Thus, Gendo Ikari finds himself at the mercy of an entire multiverse that more or less hates his guts, and the recipient of yet even more abuse, only except this time he remembers it.
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  • Pokémon: Harmony and Chaos: Anyone who knows Lightning Blitz quickly grow to hate him for his bad attitude and disrespect for everyone. Flash Sentry and his friends all agree his Might Makes Right mentality and disdain for weak Pokémon is toxic to anyone who follows it, and in a setting where Defeat Means Friendship is normally in effect, Lightning noticeably earns no friends at all due to his Unsportsmanlike Gloating. He also noticeably gets the smallest cheers from the crowds whenever he enters a tournament, with the crowd even cheering for Pinkie after he beat her at one point. Pretty much the only person who knows him personally and doesn't outright hate him is his grandfather, Grand Hoof. But even he dislikes the path Lightning has gone down, and outright admits Lightning is most likely Beyond Redemption at this point.
  • Scarlet Lady
    • No one in Ms. Bustier's class likes Chloé thanks to her horrible actions, and the few allies she did have in canon (Adrien and Sabrina) are slowly but surely distancing themselves from her out of disgust. The author flat out states that the only reason she is at class events is that she gets Ms. Bustier to force the class to include her. Even Luka, who hasn't met her, has Hate at First Sight because he's heard about her from Juleka.
    • Chloé as Scarlet Lady is Zig Zagging. She's Paris' beloved heroine... to everyone who hasn't actually met her. When she interacts personally with others as a superhero, she drives them away just as fast as her civilian identity does.
  • Total Drama:
    • Predator and Prey: All of the Peanut Gallery and many of the behind-the-scenes people hate Blaineley, to the point where they throw a huge party in celebration of her being shipped off to the competition.
    • Total Drama All-Stars Rewrite:
      • It's apparent that Alejandro has become more hated than even Heather for his actions in World Tour. When Gwen is worried she'll die underground and gives messages to other contestants in the confessional, she tells Heather that she'd be willing to bury the hatchet with her, but tells Alejandro to get bent. And in the four-parter, everybody sans Heather glares at him when he appears.
      • Lightning is revealed to be this as well on the Aftermath show. He infuriates pretty much all the contestants both participating and non-participating with his stupidity and arrogance, while Lindsay outright tells him that he was "kind of annoying". Geoff and Bridgette even show him a compilation of all his fellow competitors getting annoyed by his behavior and personality. Unlike Alejandro however, he is so stupid and full of himself that he doesn't realize that everyone hates him.
  • The Apex in Infinity Train: Blossoming Trail is hated by practically everyone on the Train but with a justified reason. The Apex has spent the last decade or so, entering cars, destroying them, injuring denizens (or even throwing them onto the wheels) under Grace's misguided belief that passengers are supposed to get their numbers up and the train is for their enjoyment, not mental development. By the time the sequel, Infinity Train: Voyage of Wisteria starts, they're easy pickings for disgruntled deniznes to be dragged into the Hazbin Car.
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    Film — Animated 
  • Animal Crackers (2017): The villain, Horatio P. Huntington, and his circus performers are disliked by everyone in general. None of the citizens are interested in watching Horatio's circus perform. Horatio's circus also has a bad reputation with the performers at Bob's circus, as they react with fear and uncertainty whenever Horatio and his goons (but especially Horatio) arrive at the circus.
  • The Christmas Light: Burton is hated by the other workers in Santa's shop, including Santa himself, for being an Insufferable Genius. When he falls into his own invention and becomes an evil snowman monster, his plan is to ruin Christmas and get revenge on all of them.
  • Frozen (2013): After he exposes himself as the villain, Prince Hans is viewed with disdain anytime he's mentioned in the franchise, partly because he faked his romance with Anna and tried to kill Elsa so he can seize control of Arendelle. He isn't even safe in other Disney films, as shown in Big Hero 6, when a statue of him is promptly destroyed by Baymax.
  • Hercules: The moment he makes his "hunk of moussaka stuck in [his] throat" joke, Hades kills the party atmosphere in his Establishing Character Moment by getting silent stares of contempt from his fellow Olympians, who are unhappy to see him. This is done to show how out-of-touch he is with his fellow gods, and it's implied he's despised for the cruel way he treats mortal souls for his sick amusement as Lord of the Underworld. When Zeus makes a similar lame joke about his workaholicism, the entire pantheon bursts open in laughter, causing Hades to storm off.
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Judge Claude Frollo is reviled by just about everyone in Paris for his Holier Than Thou Knight Templar attitude, but everyone is too afraid to stand up or speak out against him. Of course, after he goes on a rampage through the city, burning most of it down in search of Esmeralda, they all get sick of it; they all protest his attempt to burn Esmeralda at the stake, and when he attacks Notre Dame itself in pursuit of Quasimodo, Phoebus is able to rally the citizens against him.
  • The LEGO Ninjago Movie: With the exception of the Secret Ninja Force (Kai, Nya, Jay, Zane and Cole) and his mother, Lloyd is widely hated just for being Garmadon's son. When he enters the school bus, everyone immediately moves to the other side of the bus, which makes the bus tip over on one side. The cheerleaders' song "Boo Lloyd" also becomes very popular in town.
  • My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Rainbow Rocks: Even though Sunset Shimmer has become a better person, almost no one in school has forgiven her, with the exception of the Rainbooms. Even then, they still have their share of friction with her.
  • Robin Hood: The Sheriff of Nottingham, thanks to his gleeful enjoyment of his work as a tax collector, is loathed by all of the townsfolk in Nottingham; so much so that every one of his shots on the archery tournament is met with boos and jeers.
  • Toy Story 3: Everyone in-universe either fears or hates Lotso. His followers abandon him after his treatment of Big Baby gets revealed, and the protagonists deem him Beyond Redemption after he leaves them for dead in the incinerator despite them risking their own lives to save him about a minute beforehand. Even before his subordinates pulled a Heel–Face Turn, Bonnie's toys and the Chatter Telephone were visibly wary of Sunnyside, and the Bookworm knew Andy's toys were escaping the daycare centre but just didn't care.
  • Wreck-It Ralph:
    • Ralph suffers from this because he's an 80's video game villain. What makes this worse is that his working buddy (and the title star of the game) Fix-It Felix, Jr., is loved by everyone and the Nicelanders use it to shun and ridicule Ralph. In fact, this is what forces Ralph to start the main plot: he's tired of being ostracized.
    • All the Sugar Rush racers look down on Vanellope for being a glitch due to King Candy altering their memories. They accept her once their memories are restored.
    • The Surge Protector implies that he isn't well-liked by most people:
      Surge Protector: Anything to declare?
      Ralph: I hate you.
      Surge Protector: I get that a lot. Proceed.

    Film — Live-Action 
  • In the Blade Trilogy, Deacon Frost is not well-liked by the vampire community, with the House of Erebus hating him. In fact, in the second film, when Damaskinos first meets Blade, he actually thanks Blade for killing Frost, saying he "did [him] a favor."
  • In The Phantom of the Opera (1962), it's made incredibly clear that no one involved in the production of Lord Ambrose D'Arcy's opera likes him. They all can see him for the Jerkass he is but are afraid to stand up to him because of his power and influence.
  • Marvel Cinematic Universe:
    • Absolutely no-one in the MCU seems to like Thaddeus Ross. From heroes like Captain America, to villains like the Abomination, and even his own daughter have voiced their hatred of him. That being said, his actions against Bruce Banner in The Incredible Hulk, and the Avengers in both Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War make this trope one hundred percent justified. Special mention goes to how in Civil War, Rhodey, as a fellow military man, was respectful of Ross for his military achievements, and supportive of the Sokovia Accords. By Infinity War, two years of working with the man has deeply soured Rhodey's outlook of both Ross personally and the Accords in general.
    • Downplayed with Thanos, he is hated and feared by most of the galaxy due to his reputation as a genocidal warmonger; going from planet to planet and halving the population of every world you visit in the name of a bizarre self-appointed mission to balance the universe is not a good way to make friends. That being said, he does have quite a number of underlings who are loyal to him — but even then, Thanos' status as a harsh taskmaster means even working for him is no guarantee. Loki only continues to serve him in The Avengers out of fear for what Thanos will do to him if he doesn't conquer Earth, while Ronan initially works for him in Guardians of the Galaxy, only to later turn on him because of Thanos' unfiltered contempt for him.
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (2020): Robotnik is despised by almost everyone except for Agent Stone. And given he's a rude, obnoxious Mad Scientist with no scruples, it's not hard to see why. The government only hires him because he's just that good in spite of how much of a jerk he is, and only brings him in to capture Sonic once they realize they have no other choice. When Robotnik is banished to the Mushroom Planet, they're happy he's gone and immediately remove any trace of his existence.
  • The Wizard of Oz: The Wicked Witch of the West. The second she died, her minions started cheering Dorothy for killing her because she was controlling them with magic.
    • One might also consider The Wicked Witch of the East. When the munchkins realized she was dead, they broke into song for a good long while (Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead).

    Literature 
  • The Apollo familia in Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? isn't particularly well-liked by the other familias due to their completely irredeemable qualities and get the third parties caught in the crossfire of their attacks on Hestia and Bellnote . Other familias are so disgusted that before the War Game they actively break the pact of neutrality; Ais helps Bell train to become a better fighter while Miach and Takemikazuchi abduct Luan so that Liliruca can serve as his body double behind enemy lines.
  • Mr. Men:
    • In Mr. Rude's spotlight book, it is said that nobody likes him because he's constantly insulting everyone.
    • No one likes Mr. Snooty for his pompousness and snobbery, and they often call him "Miserable Old Snooty".
  • My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!: Considering that all of her routes involve being exiled or dying, it really shows how unpopular the original Catarina is in Fortune Lover.
  • Origami Yoda: Harvey isn't very popular at McQuarrie Middle School due to his smart-alecky sense of humor and general rudeness. In "The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee", when he denies that he acts like a jerk, everyone else immediately responds with, "Yes, you do."
  • The Rising of the Shield Hero: Malty Melromarc slowly becomes this over time as she commits increasingly depraved acts out of petty spite, For the Evulz, or because a seemingly better opportunity presents itself. Anyone who has allied with her would eventually get stabbed in the back by Malty when she decides they're no longer needed, enlightening them to how evil she truly is. When she begs for mercy, not even her former allies are willing to come to her aid as she already betrayed them (and in Motoyasu's case, his insanity caused him to see her as an ugly pig). Any attempt to correct her behavior instead results in her sociopathy growing worse, and her vile actions eventually cause even her own family (including her once doting father) to declare her a lost cause.
  • Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs: Alzer Nobles as a group, due to the fact that commoners are so helpless against them, due to tree Crest granted powers, and nobles like Pierre can Kick the Dog all they want without repercussions, as long as the victim isn't a noble.
  • Harry Potter
    • Dolores Umbridge is an aversion. She manages to appeal to the magic Nazi/sadomasochist niche that the school just happens to have in the form of Slytherin House. Plus, many at the ministry seem to find her pleasant enough, though that may be because many of them don't know of her true nature.
    • Played straight with Tom Marvolo Riddle, aka Lord Voldemort. While there are devoted followers such as Bellatrix Lestrange and Barty Crouch Jr., the rest of the Wizarding World fears and/or despises him. None of his "followers" looked for him after his supposed "death" after the first Wizarding War. Most stay with him out of fear or their cause and not loyalty. At the end of the final battle, most of them abandon him. When he dies, everyone rejoices and they throw his body in an unmarked vault in the school.

    Live-Action TV 
  • All My Children has quite a few examples:
    • Michael Cambias earned this when he raped Bianca. At his funeral, literally everyone in Pine Valley attended said funeral simply to give eulogies on how much they hate him for what he did, with Bianca's then-lover Lena literally spitting on his grave. Hell, he was so hated that some of Bianca's friends broke into the funeral home and stole his body just so they could throw it in the dump. His casket was empty.
    • When Will Cortlandt was beaten to death with a crowbar, his approval rating was so abysmal that there were no less than fifteen suspects, including his own sister.
    • After David Hayward's apparent death, only Greenlee, Marissa, and Krystal attended his funeral; he had become such a pariah by that time that everyone else in town celebrated his demise at ConFusion.
    • Greenlee Smythe earned this for a while after she exposed Kendall's pregnancy with Michael's child as a fake in the middle of her trial for Michael's murder, and cemented it even further when it is believed that she caused Kendall's son Spike to go deaf.
  • Arrowverse: After his Harrison Wells cover is blown, it becomes clear that nobody likes Eobard Thawne, hero or villain.
    • During his time on Legends of Tomorrow as a member of the Legion of Doom, he tries to cozy up to Darhk and Merlyn, however his unlikable qualities eventually make the two of them fed up of him. By the time of "Doomworld" all of his Legion comrades have turned on him and hate him just as much as the Legends do.
    • In Crisis on Earth-X, he's one of the New Reich's enforcers, but it's clear they only tolerate him because they need him and not because they like him. He's constantly at odds with Earth-X Oliver and Kara who seem like they'd be happy to kill him should he step out-of-line or outlive his usefulness. The feeling is mutual, with Thawne bailing the scene as soon as it becomes obvious the Nazis have no chance of winning.
  • Big Brother Brasil had in its 21st edition singer Karol Conká, who entered the house with others having known and liked her work. And then her sarcastic and non-empathic behavior towards her housemates has garnered a very negative reception from the participants and viewers alike. The latter in particular - in a case that was the closest to real life 0% Approval Rating, when she could possibly be voted out of the house 99.71% of the audience chose her to leave.
  • The Black Mirror episode "Hated in the Nation" involves a hacker who has hijacked Britain's supply of robotic bees in order to turn them into a killing swarm against people who have become sufficiently reviled on social media.
  • The Cry of Mann: During the "Tanking Mann" segments, which is a fictionalized after-show, actor Sam Weiner plays...Sam Weiner, as a narcissistic Jerkass that nobody in the actual Wham City cast can stand. Even the hosts of the show, Becca and Rebecca, get utterly sick of him showing up and making their show about him. This carries on into the Cry of Mann proper, where Sam gives his character an impromptu monologue and gets glared at by the others. Even in the sequel Call of Warr, where Tanking Mann was ditched, there's a brief moment where the cast break character, and make Sam stop hogging the spotlight.
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air had Judge Robertson. Although the family told him not to go to the funeral after all the mudslinging Robertson did to win an election, Phil drags the rest of the family since he considered Robertson an old friend. At the wake, Philip forgot his eulogy and asked anyone with a happy memory of Robertson to share it. When no one said anything Philip asked if anyone remembered him. The first speaker stated that the judge sent him to jail for a crime he didn't commit. The second speaker, the former gardener, recalled when Robertson not only refused to pay him for his services but tried to have him deported. Even the judge's mistress had nothing good to say about him. When Will tried to guilt the audience by partially quoting Shylock’s monologue, the first speaker called out Will on who he was to tell them that. When Will responded that he "killed" Judge Robertson, the attendees clapped and cheered him.
  • House of Anubis: Everyone in Season 3 winds up hating Miss Denby, with the only exception being Joy, Jerome, Mara, and Willow, all of whom were caught up in their own drama and unaware of what was happening. Sibuna hated her for being evil and using her role as a teacher to manipulate or bully them. Victor and the Sinners hated her for bossing them around. Frobisher-Smythe thought she was obnoxious, and even her own sister hated her for years of abuse and identity theft.
  • Letterkenny: When Hard Right Jay comes to town, he gets on everyone's nerves immediately with his racist/sexist views and stupid alt-right conspiracy theories. It ends with his group of alt-righters getting thoroughly stomped by the Hicks and the Natives.
  • Malcolm in the Middle: The entire family is hated by their neighborhood, to the point that said neighborhood throws a huge block party to coincide with their annual vacation.
  • Married... with Children: In one episode, when Al is believed dead, the entire neighborhood apparently broke out into song ("Ding dong, the shoe man's dead"), and declared it a "cruel, cruel hoax" when they found out he was still alive. Al even admits in another episode that the entire city "curses the day [he] was born."
  • Marvel Cinematic Universe:
    • Zig-Zagged with Kingpin's downfall, he works hard to maintain an image of a well meaning philanthropist falsely accused of horrible crimes, yet he invariably alienates those who actually work for or with him through his behavior (with the notable exception of Wesley, who dies early on anyway) to the point that some of his closest underlings are only there because he's bullied, blackmailed or manipulated them. This is especially notable in season 3 where he gets his entire FBI detail in his pocket by digging up dirt on them and/or threatening their families, leading to them testifying against him once he is actually arrested anyway, and especially with Dex who turns on him the moment he learns that Fisk had Julie killed just to undermine his sanity further. The public at large alternates between loving him and loathing him depending on what they think about him is true, and at the end of the day, he's just plain unable and unwilling to invest in genuine loyalty rather than mere obedience, basically giving members of his own organization every reason to want him to somehow fail.
    • By the end of Season 1 of Luke Cage (2016), nobody can tolerate Diamondback. Stopping him becomes Luke's number one priority. Even all of the villains turn against him, with Shades and Mariah rooting for Luke to take him down and even try to form a truce with him.
  • Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide: "The Killer Bees" are hated by the rest of the school, even other bullies like Loomer and the Huge Crew, due to being obnoxious jerks who dominate the spelling-bee and torment everyone else. In their introduction, everyone rallies behind Cookie so that someone can finally beat the Bees, and in their second episode, they actually befriend Cookie...until it turns out they're just using him to get their grades changed in the computer, and he ditches them for Ned immediately.
  • Pretty Little Liars: Alison DiLaurentis' behavior and antics have earned her the disdain of nearly everyone in Rosewood, and she has multiple enemies on the A-team that want her dead. By the time of season 5, the Liars themselves have gotten sick of her and wonder why they ever put up with her in the first place. Hell, even her own mother seems to hate her, to the extent that when she saw someone hit Alison over the head with a rock, she buried Alison alive to cover for her attacker.
  • Scrubs: Everyone at Sacred Heart hates Dr. Kelso in early seasons, to the extent that when Dr. Cox tricks everyone into thinking Kelso is dead in the episode "My Kingdom," their reactions range from indifference to joy. Deconstructed in his A Day in the Limelight episode, where it's revealed he sets himself up as a Hate Sink so the rest of the staff keeps busy hating him instead of getting into fights with each other. Subverted in the last season after his retirement, where everyone at the hospital greets him like a beloved grandpa when he comes around the hospital Coffee Bucks everyday.
  • Two and a Half Men: No one likes Judith. Charlie, Alan, and Herb don't like her, and even Jake doesn't seem to care for her much as he gets older. Even her own parents don't seem all that wild about her.
  • Victorious: Trina is despised by everyone on the show, a fact Jade has stated quite plainly a couple of times throughout the show. She was referred to as "talentless and irritating" in "Helen Back Again", while "Locked Up" demonstrates that her parents would be perfectly happy if Tori took her to Yerba and never brought her back (then again this was after Trina hit her father in the face with a golf club). In "Freak The Freak Out", her parents went to Santa Barbara for the sole purpose of avoiding her.

    Video Games 
  • Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown: Nobody has a good opinion of Colonel McKinsey. He’s a cowardly, and abusive Glory Hound, who constantly bad mouths the Spare Squadron, and hoards their accomplishments for himself in the hopes that he’ll be transferred to a desk job. AWACS Bandog doesn’t like him either and will react with a deadpan response to his plane getting shot down by either the Eruseans or Trigger. Even Osea High Command doesn’t like McKinsey, for instead of giving him a desk job, they send him to the frontlines thanks to the accomplishments that he hoarded from Spare Squadron.
  • Borderlands 2: Claptrap, for the most part, is disliked by everybody due to how annoying they find him to the point where nobody wants to even attend his birthday party.
  • BlazBlue: Yuuki Terumi is absolutely despised by virtually every character in-universe, many of whom want him dead. As it turns out, Terumi goes out of his way to cultivate this approval rating, partially because his very existence is tied to The Power of Hate, and partially just because he likes being a dick.
  • Bug Fables: Wasp King is loathed and feared by all, and more than a few wasps hate him for being a tyrannical madman. Even his fanatically loyal troops are brainwashed into serving him, and once he dies and they go back to their old selves, none of them are sad to see him go.
  • God of War: Kratos gets this, in part due to the various atrocities he committed under Ares; in the first game, one character is actually more terrified of Kratos than of the monsters attacking him and openly states he would rather die than let Kratos save him. After becoming the new God of War, it's stated that all of the other Olympians despised Kratos and refused to accept him.
  • Hitman (2016): Claus Hugo Strandberg, the primary target of "A Gilded Cage", is not just hated by the entirety of Morocco for stealing billions of dollars from them, but he's one of the most hated men in the world at present. The Swedish consulate workers are disgusted by him refuging there, the masseur doesn't want to go near him, and his own daughter (who he conned out of her inheritance) is part of the protest mob outside the consulate. Even his employer, Providence, intends to have Strandberg killed during his evacuation and have already taken the money he stole for himself back.
  • Injustice:
    • The Joker.
      • He's the first villain Superman kills, and for years, only Harley Quinn is sad he's gone. Tellingly, everyone else who objects to his murder is more concerned about Superman killing someone than the man he killed. Even in-universe, Damian Wayne and most of Gotham are glad he's dead. Hell, even Harley began to hate and move on from him to create her own destiny.
      • Years after his death, he's still in this territory. Clearly nobody, not even villains like Gorilla Grodd and Brainiac, hold a good opinion of him. The fact that he's indirectly responsible for the mess in the Injustice-verse doesn't help either. Heck, even his ex-moll Harley has come to despise him. Darkseid, the ultimate Big Bad of the whole DC universe, sees him as what he is as well.
    • Everyone who had ties to the Regime has shades of this, but it's especially notable for a character like Wonder Woman. Her Lady Macbeth relationship with Superman and her actions in the Regime have left her exiled and disgraced from Themyscira, forced into hiding and hunted by her former allies in the Justice League, and worst of all, having her failures rubbed in her face by Cheetah and Harley. In turn, Diana is so world-weary and bitter that she's simply stopped caring about what other people think of her besides Superman. It seems she's very sensitive about him seeing her in a bad light.
    • Even Wonder Woman is nothing compared to Damian Wayne is easily the most obnoxious and loathsome character in the game's roster. Every character either despises him or only slightly tolerates him but still finds him awful, which includes his father and all of his Regime allies.
  • Meat Boy: Dr. Fetus is introduced with the caption "Nobody loves Dr. Fetus." He reciprocates.
  • Mortal Kombat:
    • Shang Tsung has the dubious honor of being the single most disliked and distrusted character in the entire 11 roster, and perhaps the entire series. Even when compared to Frost and Kano, the former being given certain pity and the latter having his clan, Shang Tsung has absolutely no friends and is viewed with scorn and wariness by just about every character.
    • Quan Chi's Outworld allies, including Shao Kahn and Shang Tsung, distrust and despise him, while his allies in the Netherrealm aren't fond of him either. Scorpion, Drahmin, and Moloch want to kill him for his treachery, Noob Saibot feigns loyalty and secretly wants to overthrow him, and Shinnok hardly acknowledges his sacrifice in Mortal Kombat X. Only the Netherrealm Revenants are loyal to him and that's only because they're under his influence.
    • By the time of the eleventh game, it's expressed through character banter that no one, not even the worst villains, trust or like Kano.
    • D'Vorah's only real allies outside the Kytinn seem to be Kronika-aligned warriors, and even they look down on her (Cetrion), or have reason to be absolutely furious with her (Shao Kahn). The heroic characters don't view her any more favorably themselves, with Kotal Kahn even mentioning Mileena pisses him off less than her.
    • Mortal Kombat 11: The Joker is a DLC for the game, and his character intros show that pretty much everyone in the MK universe (even the likes of Shao Kahn) despises him greatly.
  • Postal 2 has a difficulty setting called They Hate Me. If the game is played on this difficulty, every single NPC in the game will have Hard-Coded Hostility towards The Postal Dude and will try to kill him on sight.
  • Persona 5: After being framed by Shido for assault, Joker starts the game with pretty much everyone wanting nothing to do with him due to his "record": fellow students, teachers, police officers, his legal guardian in Tokyo, even his parents. In fact, he only makes his first friend after they're both nearly killed in the collective unconscious.
    • The Phantom Thieves, as a group, have a dynamic, in-universe approval rating on their fansite that updates each day. By the time you catch up to the present, it gets dangerously close to literally being at 0%.
  • Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time: Penelope sells out the Cooper Gang to Le Paradox, and has full intentions of doing the same to him when given the chance, all out of ambition and jealousy. Her exposure leaves Penelope the most hated villain in Cooper history, with the main trio of Sly, Bentley, and Murray wanting to kill her for exploiting them. Le Paradox abandons her in the past for treachery.
  • Them's Fightin' Herds: Paprika is met with fear, confusion or anger by nearly all of the other characters, including her own clan. With good reason. Though Paprika herself is completely oblivious to it.
  • Transformers: Devastation: All of the Decepticons have an universally negative opinion on Starscream, and even the Autobots poke fun at him, including Optimus himself.
    Optimus Prime: Megatron was right. You really ARE useless, Starscream.
  • Transformers: Fall of Cybertron: By the end of the game, Starscream is not only seen as an enemy by the Autobots, but the only Decepticons that might have had any faith in him as a leader were either killed by Megatron or abandoned him when they saw how much of a coward he was. Even Teletraan I doesn't like him, as one of its "Goodbye" phrases to the Combaticons is "You are unlikely to survive Starscream's leadership."
  • Xenoblade Chronicles: Absolutely every single character who knows of the existence of Zanza regards him as completely and utterly evil and without a single redeeming quality. Not even his subjects try to defend him: they sidestep the issue altogether or are planning to stab him in the back the moment he looks the other way.

    Web Original 
  • Dream SMP: Absolutely no one likes Schlatt, thanks to him being a petty, tyrannical President Evil and Control Freak on top of being a massive asshole; even his own allies despise him, with his Vice-President and ex-fiance Quackity shooting him after having enough of his abuse, and literally everyone else in his cabinet (excluding George, who's an Absentee Actor anyway) is a spy working against him.
  • Go Animate: Any "baby show" characters (i.e. Caillou and Dora the Explorer) are widely disliked by everyone (including their parents) and deemed losers. Not entirely without reason, as those baby show characters are the main causes of conflict within their "Grounded" series.
  • The Most Popular Girls in School:
    • Nobody in Overland Park High School respects Rachel Tice (she even mentions that a teacher threw a rock at her once) as a result of her eating a roly-poly in the third grade. The only exception to this is Judith, who is just as unpopular.
    • Judith is considered the most unpopular girl in school (tying with her best friend Rachel Tice). There is a reason one of her spotlight episodes with Rachel is titled "The Least Popular Girls in School".
    • Jonathan "Than" Getslinhaumer isn't regarded with much affection, especially among the football team, because he's a gross pervert who likes to hit on the football players (to their dismay).
      Than: (sobbing) It's reasons like this you don't have any friends, Jonathan. (weeps) Reasons like this...
    • As of episode 70, Shay Van Buren's popularity has sunk after her video of her bad-mouthing people while drunk was released.
  • Object Overload: Boxing Glove isn't liked by the contestants, mainly because he is mistaken for a murderer.
  • Phelous: In his Bootleg Zones series, he portrays the Galaxy Warriors character Baltard (along with Baltard's many bootleg variants) as "the biggest loser on planet Ferror". The Baltard "race" is shown to be hated by everyone else in the "Galaxy Hole" universe, and in one sketch, the Amicable Herculean characters realized how pathetic they were when they realized even Baltard was getting into a club they couldn't enter.
  • Pokémon Rusty: By the end of the series, absolutely no one in the Kanto region likes Rusty and blames him for all of their problems (which is actually true).
  • Felix in Red vs. Blue is loathed by everyone; the Reds and Blues and the residents of Chorus despise him for manipulating them and trying to kill them all, his colleagues Sharkface and the Counselor and his men hate him for being an asshole, and his employer Hargrove just barely tolerated him. The closest thing he has to a friend is his partner Locus, and both men will readily admit to loathing each other, but Felix is able to keep Locus at his side through his charm, manipulation, and by exploiting his PTSD; when Locus learns that last bit, he readily leaves Felix in the lurch.
  • RWBY: Adam Taurus was originally regarded as a hero and rising star within the White Fang. However, as the series progressed, his descent into extremist ideology and selfish obsession led to him burning his bridges with everyone. His abusive behavior drove away his love; he became a terrorist wanted for the attacks on both Beacon and Haven Academy; he alienated himself from Salem's faction by putting his own desires ahead of hers; his obsession with revenge turned all of Menagerie against him for trying to assassinate their chief just to spite his daughter, Blake; and the White Fang turned against him for abandoning his men to the Mistral authorities to save his own skin. In the end, all he has left is his life — and he wastes that by going after Blake in one final attempt at revenge.

    Western Animation 
  • The Amazing World of Gumball:
    • As revealed in "The Finale," the Wattersons' various antics have made them rather infamous, or at least thought of poorly, throughout Elmore. By the end of the episode, the entire town is breaking into their house to get back at them.
    • Miss Simian is hated for being cruel and apathetic. Even Rocky the Mellow Fellow has admitted to hating her. The only person who loves her (and vice versa) is Principal Brown.
  • American Dad!: Roger's Ricky Spanish persona of the episode of the same name is universally despised by everyone in Langley Falls, and for good reason: he's committed such horrible crimes as defecating in the chest of a man undergoing open-heart surgery and stabbing Avery Bullock's wife to death on a whim.
  • In the final season of Bojack Horseman, Bojack's celebrity status falls from "C-list TV has-been" to "so despised that he's being paid to let people digitally erase from his own show" in the wake of revelations about his role in Sarah-Lynn's death.
  • Beavis and Butt-Head: The title duo's constant antics and trouble-making have earned them the ire of just about everyone in Highland. Best shown in "It's a Miserable Life," where the supporting cast gets together to pray to God to make them go away, with Principal McVicker outright praying for their deaths, and in "Beavis and Butt-Head Are Dead," where they call in "dead" to get out of school; the reactions range from indifference to joy.
  • Big City Greens: Played With. As the series progresses, Chip Whistler managed to get, with the sweat of his forehead to be loathed by the people of Big City. This began in "Feud Fight", after realizing how pointless is fighting, Cricket decides to disarm himself and make a truce with him and even offering his friendship, Chip instead pelts Cricket with produce, while chanting how he won, which disgusts all of the presents and causes most of his employees to quit and many people give backlash to Wholesome Foods, as well people recorded this with their cellphones and uploading the video worldwide, giving more negative image to Wholesome Foods. He still suffers the consequences from this in "Reckoning Ball", with people still boycotting Wholesome Foods, but all of that hate is mostly aimed to Chip Whistler, even his remaining employees don't respect him. It's heavily implied that his actions in "Friend Con" and "Chipocalypse Now", caused him to be more loathed by the people of Big City, enough to get banned from Big City. Despite this it seems that some people are still okay with him, like his father (who tires to see the good in him), Wholesome Greg and Wholesome Rose (and yet, they have no respect of him), Officer Keys, his own dentist (only because he pays him lots to fix his teeth), the old lady he helps in "Friend Con", his bouncing squad or the peasants in "Chipwrecked", this probably changed after "Chipocalypse Now".
  • Casper's Scare School:
  • Codename: Kids Next Door:
  • Danny Phantom: Dark Danny is feared and hated by almost everyone in his timeline, both ghosts and humans, with only Fright Knight seeming to serve him willingly and even that is implied to be opportunistic in Knight's case rather than true loyalty.
  • The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: Mandy is disliked by nearly everybody who had rather unfortunate encounter with her due to her cruel, mean, and bossy attitude towards them, even her friends Grim and Billy don't really like her either. Best shown in "Keeper of The Reaper" where Billy calls up everyone even her parents who dislike her to start sharing their negative thoughts about her.
  • Family Guy: Given Meg's Butt-Monkey status, not many people like her. Not even her own family (save for Brian, most of the time). Most of the characters insult her (especially Connie the Alpha Bitch) for things like her (supposed) ugliness. This depends on the episode, though; in a few episodes, she's shown to have a clique of equally nerdy and unpopular friends.
  • Invader Zim:
    • Zim could give Red Skull a run for his money when it comes to this trope. Outside of GIR (and even then, GIR only likes Zim because of his stupidity), nobody likes the alien. Fucking nobody. This is mostly because of his utter insanity and incompetence, but also because he's a massive Doom Magnet and causes nothing but pain for everyone. Even GIR is shown to hate Zim in "Duty Mode" and the computer is quite snarky towards him. In addition, Zim is hated by his entire race, who often mock him behind his back, and the Tallest only made him an invader so that he would get out of their hair. Zim's also not well-liked on Earth (though he's a little bit better than Dib). Not that Zim is aware of this, of course.
    • Dib also gets no respect from anyone, especially his sister Gaz, and is widely hated by pretty much everyone. No one believes his claims that there is an alien on Earth because he is unanimously written off as a joke. It’s actually what makes him the perfect Arch-Enemy for Zim. Both of them vastly overestimate the importance of themselves and each other, while everyone else just avoids and ignores them.
  • Kaeloo: Nobody in Smileyland likes Pretty for her stuck-up attitude, not even Kaeloo.
  • Looney Tunes: A Running Gag in several cartoons is that Daffy Duck, no matter what he does or how talented he is, is always looked down upon by everyone whereas his rival Bugs Bunny has a 100% Adoration Rating and gets big rounds of applause for the smallest things he does. This ends up Deconstructed in Looney Tunes: Back in Action, where the higher ups use this as an excuse to fire Daffy when they get sick of his prima donna antics, only to find the cartoons bombing without him, since Daffy being such an unpopular Butt-Monkey is a large part of what makes them funny in the first place.
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: By the final season, Queen Chrysalis, Lord Tirek and Cozy Glow have become this; Queen Chrysalis has attempted to conquer Equestria several times (and was the only one of her kind to not reform), Tirek attempted to steal all the magic from Equestria, and Cozy Glow manipulated everyone around her in order to gain the "power" of friendship all for herself. Even they can't stand each other - They only team up to accomplish their mutual goals of conquest, and fully intend to part ways and rule their own territories after those goals are achieved. In the end, practically all of Equestria and its allies stand up against them, and cheer when the trio are handed their final punishment.
  • The Simpsons:
    • In "The Boys of Bummer", Bart becomes a pariah throughout Springfield as a result of losing a big baseball game. This culminates in an angry mob crowding around the Simpsons household, shouting, "BART SUCKS!" He gets in everyone's good graces again once he wins the game after he's allowed to play in it one more time.
    • Aside from Waylon Smithers, just about everyone in Springfield hates Mr. Burns. In fact, in one episode where he's thought to be dead, various people showed up at his funeral just to spit on his grave, to the extent that said grave had to be drained afterwards. In the two-part episode "Who Shot Mr. Burns?", it turns out that Everyone Is a Suspect, even Smithers.
  • South Park:
    • Barring Butters (and even he's admitted he doesn't like Cartman at times), there doesn't appear to be anyone who likes Cartman. This isn't a surprise, given his revolting habits, rude personality and the fact that he's got to be the biggest example of a Jerkass in all of Western Animation.
    • By "The Problem with a Poo", everyone in South Park has come to loathe Mr. Hankey for his racism and refusal to take responsibility for his actions.
    • Pip was not popular among the kids at school (or even Chef). They would insult him, intentionally call him French even though he was British, and say, "Go away, Pip! Nobody likes you!" The only people who treated him well were Dougie, Butters and occasionally Stan.
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton has been stated on more than one occasion to be the most hated person in Bikini Bottom.
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The clone troopers that Krell commands hate him for being a terrible commander and a colossal asshole, and that hatred is so strong that they refuse to comply with his orders to execute Jesse and Fives for insubordination. Literally only one clone is genuinely loyal to him, and Krell loses Dogma, that one genuine follower, when he laughs at him for being an easily-manipulated boob.
  • Tangled: The Series: Zhan Tiri, Considering she seeks to bring upon destruction and genocide, this is probably to be expected. In "Plus Est en Vous", all of Corona, especially Eugene and Varian, rise up against her, and she more than returns the favor by attempting to murder them all.
  • Total Drama:
    • The cast of every season hates Chris McLean, but none more so than the first generation cast, many of whom are just sick of him and want absolutely nothing to do with him and the show in general anymore.
    • Due to Heather's heinous actions throughout Island—as pointed out by Izzy in Action, none of the other contestants (except for Harold, the only one initially willing to actually give Heather a chance) actually like or trust her. And as shown in the video message she gets from home, not even her own family seems to like her that much, as her parents are shown celebrating her absence (even going so far as to have all the stuff in her room moved out while she's gone). Lampshaded in the fourth World Tour Aftermath episode when the hosts are discussing the final three contestants:
      Bridgette: ♪There's Heather, she's an ice queen / But she's been playing hard!♪
      Geoff: ♪Too bad everybody hates her, she'd have to pay a bodyguard!♪
    • Courtney is considered to be one of the most hated contestants, considering how she treated the others and the number of times she betrayed those who are willing to put up with her. This is best shown at the end of Sundae Muddy Sundae where after her deception is revealed to the others, she gets No Sympathy from almost anyone when she's flushed down.
    • None of the characters seem to care for Scott due to his wicked actions during Revenge of the Island. He is also one of the few contestants to not have any friends or allies (though he does start a relationship with Courtney in All Stars). Lampshaded in Brains vs Brawn: The Ultimate Showdown when Chris explains that they had to put Scott inside the trauma chair so he can survive after being mauled by Fang, he states that who cares because it's Scott, everyone starts laughing.
  • The Transformers: None of the Decepticons are willing to tolerate Starscream and are not keen on seeing him in place of leadership over Megatron. This is because, for all of the latter's faults, Megatron himself is fairly effective and powerful leader, unlike the cowardly and ineffectual Starscream. In the movie, when Starscream actually won a leadership fight and was crowned the leader of the Decepticons, only to get killed during the coronation, the Decepticons immediately accepted his killer, Galvatron (who is actually Megatron himself), as their leader, and none were sad to see him go.
  • Xiaolin Showdown: Jack Spicer is the show's Butt-Monkey and Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain who is hated by nearly everyone. The villains consider him to be pathetic and while he does have the chance to make several alliances throughout the show (his two alliances with Wuya when she was a ghost being the ones that lasted the longest), he's never exactly respected and almost all the alliances end with him being betrayed. The heroes don't like him any better, being on opposite sides and all, but while Omi is eager to give him a chance at redemption, even he engages in bullying Jack when the other monks do the same. And then there's Good Jack, who they consider even more annoying than the regular one.

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