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Number Two: He is identical to you in every way, except he is one-eighth your size.
Dr. Evil: Breathtaking. I shall call him, Mini-Me.

Want to have a Fun-Sized version of something but you still don't want to lose the original in favor of it? Why don't we have both!

Here are the ways this could work:

  • A clone of the character, whether it be a younger version (starting their birth from scratch or already aged up) or just a literally smaller version of the character.
  • A robot is created in the character's likeness, but tinier.
  • If a child is truly an exact copy of the parent but shorter, or at the very least close enough to count.
  • A toy version of the character is made (in-universe) in their likeness. (Unless it's a Voodoo Doll. A Matryoshka Object can overlap if both characters are identical.)
  • A character and their younger selves meeting or existing together for whatever reason. (This is more visually obvious in animated works, especially if using a few other tropes.)

The key word for this trope to work is co-existing, so a character with the ability to shrink in size does not count, that's just the same character but smaller.

A parent trope to the Mini Mook, which involves tiny versions of regular enemies, so all examples involving Mooks should go there. Speaking of parents, family related tropes such as Uncanny Family Resemblance, Generation Xerox, and Identical Grandson can also work if the resemblance is literal, possibly if time travel is involved for the two to co-exist. Speaking of time travel, also compare, My Future Self and Me, which could overlap with this if the characters are children, and would naturally be shorter. And speaking of Alternate Self, you would often find examples as a Sub-Trope of that (but not always). Also can be used with Me's a Crowd if there's more than one or Good Angel, Bad Angel, which often uses two existing characters as a conscience.

Since smaller versions of toys, models, technology, and natural things in the wild occur very commonly in the real world, No Real Life Examples, Please!. (Some of those examples can be fit into Fun Size, anyway.) However, exceptions might be made for toys if the example is notable enough, such as a bigger/smaller version of something otherwise identical packed in the same set.


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  • The M&M Minis are sentient candies just like the regular mascots, but far smaller and crazier.
  • The Six Flags advertisements in 2010 introduced Mr. Six's (Mr. Six is the old dancing man) son, Lil. Six.

    Anime & Manga 
  • Ayakashi Triangle: Suzu can create a spiritual duplicate of herself called an Omokage, including a shrunken “Issun-boshi/One-Inch Samurai Version” she uses to sneak around unnoticed.
  • One of the gadgets used by Doraemon, the Mini-Dora, is a miniature clone of Doraemon which can be used for fitting in confined spaces and repair electrical outlets the real Doraemon couldn't reach.
  • Dragon Ball Z:
    • "Cell Arc": After Cell swallows Androids 17 and 18 and becomes Perfect Cell, he creates seven miniature versions of himself ("Cell Juniors"). The main differences between them are that the miniatures are colored blue (Cell is green) and the miniatures don't have Cell's stinger, which allows him to absorb people. They otherwise have all of his powers.
    • During "Martial Arts Tournament Saga", Son Goku came back to Earth to participate the tournament and join once more with his friends, there he meets his second son, Son Goten, who essentially looks like a Kid Goku as if Goku traveled in time to meet his young self. This is also reaffirmed when Goten shows the same traits of innocence and strength that Goku had when he was a child.
  • Kirby: Right Back at Ya!:
    • In the episode "Don't Bank on It", King Dedede sends "Dedede dolls", miniature banks in his likeness made by Nightmare Enterprises, to every house in Cappy Town. They have a psychic bond with the real Dedede so he uses it to hypnotize the towns into putting money into the mouths of the dolls and change his opinion of him. It's also latter revealed whatever happens to the dolls happens to the real thing.
    • In "Snack Attack", Gengu's unpopular mini-figures becomes a hit with the kids in Cappy Time when they were combined with Tuggles' poor selling chocolate capsules. All of the action figures were based on the Star Warriors, some of who were still alive such as Meta Knight (which he found amusing). Subverted when a new stock become different-looking monsters, due to all of them being sent by Nightmare Enterprises.
  • The title character of Magu-chan: God of Destruction can bud off and control smaller versions of himself he calls "Morphallaxis". They're able to use weaker versions of his destructive powers, and also explode.
  • In an early episode of Pokémon: The Original Series, the gang encounter a herd of wild Pikachu, one of which is a very small one which Ash's own befriends. It's unknown what the interest in each other was (romantic, platonic, or like a big brother) since this episode came out before the pre-evolution baby Pokémon Pichu or gender differences were added.
  • UFO Princess Valkyrie: The end of the third season has Valkyrie's adult and child selves splitting into two separate people due to a mishap with the Princess Mural. During the fourth season, Valkyrie's former classmates mistake her younger self to be her daughter, until she displays knowledge about them convinces them she really is the younger Valkyrie.

  • Jeff Dunham has a puppet of himself called "Little Jeff", who he sometimes uses in his act.

    Comic Books 
  • Bat-Mite is an imp from an alternate dimension, but is also a big fan of Batman and always dresses like him, making him look like a smaller, whacky, magical version of The Dark Knight.
  • Deadpool had a small clone of himself made by the Yakuza named Widdle Wade.
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (IDW): The 2020 special features the Mane Six interacting with their younger filly selves who... really don't look too much different then they do currently, other than just being smaller.
  • In Invincible, without giving too much away, the character Robot eventually transfers his mind into a younger clone of the hero Rex Splode, without asking if he was okay with it. This also happens in the animated adaption, but with more Lampshade Hanging about how weird the whole thing is.
  • Some of the "Spider-Men" seen in The Spider-Verse crossover are really Super-Deformed, such as Spider-Ham and Mini Marvels Spider-Man.
  • In a Silver Age Superman issue, Superman briefly gains the ability to launch tiny versions of himself that possess all his powers from his fingertips.
  • In one issue of the X-Men comics, Mojo once made chibi clones of the X-Men.
  • Minor X-Men foe Tusk has the ability to create tiny duplicates of himself that he can mentally control. They're more dangerous than their size indicates, since they share his Super-Strength.

    Fan Works 

    Films — Animation 
  • Alvin, Simon and Theodore have plush versions of themselves (probably souvenirs due to them being a famous band) in Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman. The first two are chewed up by Theodore as a werewolf.
  • In what is probably The Joker's most despicable act in the DC Animated Universe, it is revealed in Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker that he captured Tim Drake, the Robin of this continuity, and then gruesomely tortured him before making him into a "Joker Junior" that he and Harley Quinn could raise as their own. During their final battle, Joker tries to get Tim to finish off Batman, only for Tim to shoot Joker instead, leading to the latter's death.
  • Early on in Coraline, the title character gets a button-eyed doll in her likeness, which she even nicknames "Little Me". It turns out that the Other Mother uses the doll's eyes to spy on Coraline, and she remakes the doll for each new victim.
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Mr. Hyde-like Halloween town citizen has a smaller Hyde under his hat, with one more small Hyde under his.
  • Inverted in Ralph Breaks the Internet when All of the normal-Ralph-sized Wreck-It-Ralph clones join together at the end to become on KAIJU-SIZED Ralph.
  • In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Spider-Ham is by far the shortest of the shown alternate-universe "Spider-People", much like the original comic.
  • In the Wallace & Gromit feature film, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, the rabbit Hutch eventually starts acting like a Mini rabbit version of Wallace due to the Mind-Manipulation-O-Matic. Complete with his inventive abilities and love for cheese.

    Films — Live-Action 
  • In Army of Darkness, Ash at one point gets into a fight with a few tiny Ashs made by Necronomicon.
  • The Trope Namer comes from the clone of Dr. Evil, Mini-Me from the Austin Powers film trilogy, starting with The Spy Who Shagged Me. He is (or at least they claim him to be) "exactly" like Dr. Evil in every way, but is just an eighth the original's size.
  • For a very loose definition of "Mini", Godzilla had two "sons" in the Showa and Heisei eras with Minilla and Godzilla Junior, respectively. They aren't really related, but being that they're the only two members of the same species in their eras, Manilla and Junior are basically just smaller Godzillas. Though at the very end of Heisei's finale Godzilla vs. Destoroyah, Godzilla Junior stops being so "little" and becomes full size, and Averts this entirely by being the sole new Godzilla.

  • In the sequel to The Cat in the Hat, The Cat in the Hat Comes Back, The Cat is revealed to have a smaller Cat that looks like him called "Little Cat A". The later has a mini-er Cat underneath his hat is "Little Cat B" and so on. Little Cat Z doesn't have another cat, and under his hat is an unseen object called the "Voom" which helps clean the mess in the yard.
  • In the fourth The Wheel of Time book, a random "bubble of evil" causes every reflective surface in the room where Rand is to spawn an evil clone that tries to kill him. There's a lot of clones, but most are so tiny that they're more of an annoyance than a hindrance, until they start to gang up.

    Live-Action TV 
  • Ash was given a handpuppet of himself called "Ashy-Slashy" in the episode of the same name in Ash vs. Evil Dead used to convince Ash that the demons were all in his head and he actually went crazy during that night in the cabin. Of course, that wasn't true, and the puppet is just a tool used by Baal to try and break Ash, and later "Ashy-Slashy" becomes violent and possessed.
  • In the Black Mirror episode Rachel, Jack, and Ashley Too there are robotic dolls made of the (fictional) pop star, Ashley O, called "Ashley Too" complete with her voice. Though the bots look more like a combination of an Anki Cosmo robot and an iPhone product more then it resembles the actual actress.
  • Lampshaded in an episode of Frasier; A woman shows up at Fraiser's door with a Surprise Litter of Puppies, due to Martin's dog Eddie mating with her dog, and (a very horrified) Frasier refers to the batch of puppies as "Miniature Eddies".
  • In one episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Hilary Banks gives her younger sister Ashley a makeover, and she comes out looking like a splitting-image of Hilary with the exact same outfit and hair, even impersonating her older sister's squeak-like laugh! Downplayed a bit as Tatyana M. Ali was only slightly shorter than Karyn Parsons during the later seasons of the show, making this example more "Little Me" than "Mini Me".
  • Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide:
    • In the guide episode for "Stressin' Out" Ned, Moze, and Cookie spend most of the part with Gordy, iTeacher, and Mr. Wright respectively and by the near end of the episode the teens end up dressing up exactly like the adults, almost look like future-versions of them. When all six of them walk into each other in the hall way at the same time, the pause is very long, silent, awkward, and very amusing.
    • Downplayed in the guide for "Teachers" where Ned tried to be the teacher's pet to get better grades from Mr. Sweeney, including dressing up just like him. It was short lived, and eventually Ned realized it wasn't necessary and he got better grades by just... doing the work.

    Pro Wrestling 
  • Boogeyman had a miniature version of himself called Little Boogeyman to even the odds between him and Fit Finlay and Hornswoggle.
  • Doink the Clown had a midget partner called as "Dink", which was basically a mini-Doink who accompanied him in his fights. Later, other two mini-Doink appeared, with different wig colors (red and yellow instead green) but the same costume and makeup than Doink.
  • In a Played for Laughs fight, a special Royal Rumble was made for Hornswoggle where all his opponents were midget versions of famous (and then active) wrestlers like Batista and Kane, being defeatable opponents for Hornswoggle. That, until the music of The Great Khali was heard and the real Khali appeared, being miraculously saved by Hulk Hogan at the last moment.
  • One of the most common ways for a heel (or a prank-loving face) character to humiliate their opponent is to let midget-sized versions of their opponents enter into the ring, usually to mock them with their height or the silliness of their gimmick:
    • During D-Generation X's mid-2005 feud with the Spirit Squad, one segment had the duo summoning five midgets dressed as the Squad into the ring, only for the real deal to appear later and be showered in goo, leading to the midgets mooning them with their butt cheeks reading "Suck it!".
    • During Big Cass's 2018 feud with Daniel Bryan, at one point Cass brought into the ring a midget-size version of his rival in order to mock him for his height. Cass later beat up the midget and went overboard, and this event costed him the feud and was the last straw that costed him his job.

    Tabletop Games 
  • Warhammer 40,000: Nurglings are smaller servant versions of their master, the Chaos God Nurgle.


    Video Games 
  • In Among Us, there's a hat that is essentially a mini-crewmate. The mini-crewmate "hat" is also the same color as the player that is wearing it.
  • Animal Crossing:
    • Tommy and Timmy usually wear matching outfits when they are working with Tom Nook, making the raccoon twins look like younger splitting images of their employer.
    • There is always a "Mini Gyroid" among the gyroid types for the games that have them. (eg; Mini Alloid, Mega Alloid, Tall Alloid.)
    • There is a model of Mr. Resetti that can be ordered through Nook shopping from January 25th through February 2nd, for Groundhog Day.
  • The Clockwork Kazooie Eggs in Banjo-Tooie hatches a small, mechanical Kazooies which can be controlled and detonated by the player.
  • Borderlands 2 has midget versions of the Goliath and Rat enemies, with the same properties (the ability to evolve into badass versions for midget goliaths -which can lead to the hilariously named "Midget Giant Goliath"-, the ability to steal loot for Midget Rats) to boot, and these versions can also be found (and fought) alongside regular-sized Goliaths and Rats.
  • In Castle Cats and Dungeon Dogs, you can equip your character with miniature versions of the heroes called "plushies". These "plushies" are animated just like their hero counterparts and can be seen alongside them in battle, even playing attack animations, but they're simply decorative.
  • In Chibi-Robo!, characters often comment how much the title character looks like a smaller version of its predecessor "Giga-Robo", almost like he could be his "son". Some of the toys who have "children" also look a lot like them, like the Philies (Funky Phil's offspring) and the children of Mort and Princess Pitts who look identical. This one could be a Justified Trope since they're toys.
    • Chibi-Robo: Zip Lash introduced smaller robots of the already very small Chibi-Robo called the "Chibi-Tots".
  • Digimon: Kiwimon and Dokugumon use smaller versions of themselves to attack, named ChibiKiwimon and KoDokugumon respectively.note 
  • Fate/Grand Order:
  • Five Nights at Freddy's:
    • Plushie versions of most of the animatronics can be found throughout the series, mostly for decorative purposes. Completely Justified since Freddy Fazbear's is a franchise In-Universe.
    • Nightmare Freddy in the fourth game have three Mini Freddies clinging to him called "Freddles", who sometimes get onto the player's bed, making them have to scare them away with a flashlight.
  • The Nanos in Fusionfall are small, cartoony versions of most of the playable Cartoon Network characters that aid the player after they collect them.
  • In Grabbed by the Ghoulies, The Miniature Cooper soup powerup is literally Exactly What It Says on the Tin, it summons a miniature version of Cooper to temporarily help the player fight.
  • Kirby
  • The Legend of Zelda:
  • Can be done intentionally with Miis (in-game and out), due to the customizable nature of the Digital Avatar nature.
  • Mortal Kombat: Raiden has a smaller version of himself called "Kid Thunder" who shows up in his "Friendship" Finishing Move in II, Trilogy, and 11.
    • In Raiden's guest appearance in Injustice 2, the AI also has a very low chance of summoning Kidd Thunder in a taunt. It unlocks an achievement/trophy.
  • Pikmin:
    • Pikmin 2: The Bulbmin are parasitic Pikmin that have infected Red Bulborbs, so they're basically the aforementioned Mascot Mook scaled down to Pikmin size, with a Pikmin-like stalk growing out of their back, with the difference being that the Bulbmin HELP the player instead of trying to eat them or their Pikmin.
    • In general, the "dwarf" versions of most of the Grub-dog family (like Bulborbs and Bulbears) don't really have any major physical differences from their older and larger counterparts, unlike most of the other younger/older creatures seen in the games. Depending on how antagonistic one views the wildlife, this could fit into another trope, too.
  • PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale: The Minions are cartoony super-deformed versions of supporting characters who act as "cheerleaders" for the playable ones. However, with the exception of Young Drake, none of them are playable characters.
  • Pokémon:
    • Most Pokémon look slightly to vastly different when they evolve a get larger, with a few exceptions. One of these is the Diglett line, where its evolved form, Dugtrio, just looks like three larger Diglett stuck together, making the later look like this trope to the former in comparison.
    • Weezing has a smaller "head" fused to its larger one. Downplayed as it's still technically one Pokémon.
  • Poppy Playtime: The Mini-Huggies are this to the character Huggy Wuggy (at least the one players encountered in chapter 1) who is at least over ten feet tall, while the Mini-Huggies trying to attack the player in chapter 2 are smaller and hide in pipes.
  • Skylanders has the sidekicks, which are miniature versions of skylanders. Come Trap Team, the sidekicks become skylanders in their own right and are renamed Minis.
  • Sonic the Hedgehog:
    • "Classic" Sonic is a shorter rounder alternate universe version of "Modern" Sonic.
    • Chao in Sonic Adventure 2 can be raised to resemble a tiny Sonic, Shadow, and NiGHTS. Special Chao that look like Tails, Knuckles, and Amy Rose also exist, though they're unobtainable by normal means. Raise a Neutral Chaos Chao from a Shiny Blue Egg and you have yourself a Chao that resembles Chaos 0 from the first Sonic Adventure.
    • If Cream is equipped as a sidekick in Sonic Advance 3, the lead hero will have a Chao Assist Character that looks like them.
  • Lil' Judd introduced in Splatoon 2 is a mini clone of Judd, the referee from the first game who works along side him in this one.
  • Super Mario Bros.:
  • Super Smash Bros.:
    • This can be invoked in the series starting with Melee using the Poison Mushroom "power up" during a Mirror Match, where fighters will be fighting against or alongside a smaller version of them for a few seconds. A few Event Matches (or Spirit Battles in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Ultimate) use fighters that have the "tiny" effect permanent.
    • Both versions of Ocarina Of Time's Link are playable in Super Smash Bros. Melee; Young Link wears the same outfit and has the same moves as his older counterpart but is slightly faster and is a smaller target. This is downplayed in later games as there are still bigger/smaller versions of "Link" in later titles (with three in Ultimate) they are all separate versions of the character from separate games.
    • Kirby usually gains some kind of accessory (if not change his body) of those he swallows, and he is among the shortest of the playable fighters.
  • Team Fortress 2 has the "Pocket" cosmetics, miniature doll/plushie versions of certain characters for specific classes. There's the Pocket Medic for the Heavy and Soldier, Pocket Pauline for the Scout, Pocket Pyro for the Engineer (with the Pyro having his own Engineer version with the Pocket Pardner), Pocket Heavy for the Medic, and Pocket versions of Saxton Hale and the Horseless Headless Horsemann for all classes. Related, the Pyro also has the Cremator's Conscience (two plush versions of themselves with a halo and devil horns) while players who bought the Spycrab Plush in real life can get a crab version of the Spy that sits on his shoulder.
  • In Them's Fightin' Herds: A few characters have mini plush versions of them that player's Pixel Lobby Sprites can use as a wearable hat on their head. A Mini Arizona and Mini Velvet can be found in the first chapter while a mini plush of Cashmere (though she isn't a playable fighter) can be bought at Cap N' Cash's.
    Fred: Is this, a... plush of herself? Geez, talk about narcissism.
  • Newborn piñatas in the Viva Piñata series don't have any difference from the adult ones besides, as you guessed, being smaller.
  • Wild CA Ts 1995 has the baby Daemonite enemies, pint-sized versions of the recurring Daemonite mooks. They stood up to the heroes' kneecaps, but will still attempt clawing the hero's legs.

    Web Animation 
  • Doctor Lalve is the creator of the memetic Tiny Desk Engineer. A tiny Engineer that does nothing but dance on whatever surface it's on.
  • Klay World: This can visually come into play whenever a smaller klayman is used, since all of them look exactly the same.
    • In "Big Bad Uncle" one character gets his "big uncle" to beat up his friend. Said uncle is actually less than half the size of him and the other klaymen. Also, they are both each other's uncle at the same time.
    • One older short has a klayman using a camcorder to make his own klaymation, the clay figures he's using just look like very small regular blue klaypeople.
    • Inverted with the short "Giant Klayman" which features... guess.

    Web Comics 
  • A Dedede doll was a recurring object in Brawl in the Family. King Dedede is one of the main characters in the comic.

    Web Original 

    Western Animation 
  • Adventure Time: In "All the Little People", Magic Man gives Finn a bag of little replicas of himself and his friends. Finn starts playing around with them and putting them in off pairings (in a parody of fan fiction being written about the show at the time).
  • Almost Naked Animals: A Running Gag has Duck possessing smaller versions of himself that help him out with work or in other situations, with no explanation as to where they come from. One episode has Howie getting his own mini Howies after taking an interest in Duck's, and then eventually go on to cause trouble for everyone.
  • In an episode of Back at the Barnyard, Otis orders a tiny clone of himself called Little Otis, who is so annoying that Otis finds him embarrassing. Abby gets a tiny clone of herself during the episode, as do the other animals in a later episode, But it was inverted with Pip's clone who was bigger then him.
  • Big Hero 6: The Series: Hiro builds a smaller version of Baymax named Minimax to serve as a sidekick for Fred. He is basically the opposite of Baymax in personality, acting as a Large Ham eager for action.
  • An episode of Buzz Lightyear of Star Command involved Emperor Zurg engineering evil clones of the team but, because he was impatient, he cut their development short and they came out as bratty kids. They also built a miniature version of XR, for symmetry.
  • Futurama:
    • In the season 3 episode "Parasites Lost", The Planet Express crew create mini robot duplicates of themselves that they control remotely to go on a Fantastic Voyage-esque journey into Fry's body to kill the parasites that are living inside him. (The reason they don't just simply shrink in size is because "multiple tiny atoms" would be too expensive). Leela also makes her own tiny version to destroy the Express Crew's copies after realizing that Fry is actually a smarter, stronger, and better person with the worms taking better care of his body. Finally, since Fry wanted to be sure if Leela loved him or what he became because of the worms, he makes his own robot duplicate to go inside himself and convinces the parasites to leave, making him "normal" again.
    • In the season 6 episode "Benderama", Bender abuses a machine that makes two smaller copies of whatever it scans to make more of himself, and then each clone decides to make their own copy. By the third act there are over two thousand microscopic Benders.
  • The Fairly OddParents!: In the second Oh Yeah! Cartoons short "Too Many Timmys!", Timmy wishes for "a ton" of clones of himself to help with Vicky's chores. Since a "ton" is 2000 pounds that wish was granted in 44 and a half Timmys. Sure enough, one of the 45 clones was literally half his size. It could have been worse...
  • The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy:
    • Inverted in the episode "Five-O-Clock Shadows" where one of the hundreds of Shadow Billy clones was a giant Billy.
    • In a possible shoutout to the Nurglings, Nergal has a crew of mini-creatures called the Nergalings that only appeared in the episode Love is "Evol" Spelled Backwards and the 2006 videogame.
  • Harvey Girls Forever: Lucretia has a doll version of herself that she names... Dollcretia.
  • Jelly Jamm: In "Mina's Swing", Mina makes a small robotic version of herself called Mini Mina.
  • In an episode of Johnny Test Mr. Black and Mr. White made a deal with Susan and Mary that if they helped them with their mission, the sisters would each get their own copy of their love interest Gil Nexdor just for them. At the end of the episode they do, but the copies are only a few inches tall.
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic:
    • We learn from Twilight in the episode "Hearthbreakers" that it's tradition for ponies to hang up stuffed dolls in their likeness over the fireplace for Hearth's Warming Eve. Pinkie Pie's family though use rock sculptures of themselves.
    • In "The Hearth's Warming Club" Sandbar was telling a story of how his Hearth's Warming doll almost fell off the shelf and could have landed in the fireplace, but it didn't... and that's it!
    • Being the spirit of chaos that he is, Discord can also not only split into multiple copies of himself, but into smaller Discords as well.
  • The Powerpuff Girls (1998): In the episode "Birthday Bashed", Mojo Jojo, Princess Morbucks, and the Amoeba Boys all try to send the girls something that will destroy them and ruin their party. However, the Amoeba Boys send the girls... dolls that look just like them. Subverted as they were supposed to be voodoo dolls, but due to the Amoeba Boys' extreme incompetence, they didn't know that they weren't supposed to send the dolls to the girls, so for the girls, they just see it as this trope. And knowing the Boys, the dolls probably not might have worked anyway.
  • Rocko's Modern Life: Filburt's four children with Dr. Hutchison look a lot like their parents when they are first hatched from eggs. Two for Filburt, one for Dr. Hutch, but also one that looks like Heffer.
  • Sidekick: The episode "Hello Dolly" has the supervillain The Entrepreneurinator creating an army of Eric dolls that he uses to destroy kids' toys so that they will buy new ones from him and then repeat the process over and over again. Vana also creates her own dolls in order to try and reobtain her popularity from Eric.
  • South Park:
    • Cartman had an "imaginary friend" of sorts with Cupid Cartman, a small and nude cherub version of him who he calls "Cupid Me."
    • Dr. Alphonse Mephesto has a little person always following him around as an assistant, who wears the same yellow coat he does. He could be a clone but we're not entirely sure what Kevin is supposed to be, not even the other characters.
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: The Season 11 episode "Fun-Sized Friends", features SpongeBob and Patrick making miniature clones of themselves for each other so that they wouldn't feel lonely.
  • Teen Titans (2003):
    • In the episode "Switched", the Titans receive five mini-puppet versions of themselves from a mysterious sender; even Raven is impressed with their detail. Though it's revealed that they were dolls created by The Puppet King as tools to take over the real Titan's bodies and trapping their souls inside the puppets.
    • The team meet a Bat-Mite-inspired imp of Robin in the episode "Fractured" by the name of Nosyarg Kcid. (They just call him Larry.)
  • In the Toy Story Toons "Small Fry", Buzz Lightyear is temporarily replaced with a shorter, more gung-ho version of himself, who they dub "Little Buzz Guy".
  • In the Unikitty! episode "Memory Amok", Puppycorn's memories of the other characters are represented by adorable bouncing little heads of them all. When they get loose out of Puppycorn's head the team has to scramble to collect them all of Puppycorn will forget his life. Also when they hold onto one, they reminisce about a certain memory based on that head.
  • Xiaolin Showdown: In "The Return of PandaBubba", Kimiko's father, who is the owner of a video game and toy company, gives the Xiaolin monks little robots that take the form of the possessor as gifts. The mini-bots reappear in "The Apprentice", where Katnappé reprograms them to be evil.