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  • The Autobiography of Jane Eyre: Played With a lot with people Jane encounters when she starts her new job.
    • Grace Poole is a Composite Character, combining mild and kind Mrs Fairfax and scary, mysterious Grace Poole from the book. She's very intense and weird during her first appearance. Later she has moments when she's genuinely nice to Jane and very caring. Other times she seems nervous, impatient or downright nasty.
    • Jane expected Mr Rochester, her employer, to be horrible, based on Grace's vague description and Adele's nightmarish drawings of him. She finds out he's not abusive, which she thought he would be, but he's teasing, weird and bossy. In episode 13, Jane says that he seems a nice enough man, though a little negative, moody, sharp, dismissive,... but in a good way. There are obviously things which haunt him.
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  • Deckard in Bee and Puppycat makes Bee a casserole after hearing she lost her job. He even leaves it for Bee after she accidentally Groin Attacks him with her umbrella.
  • The Cry of Mann: Berry is far and away the nicest member of the Mann family, until her work in keeping the family together becomes too much for her; she's even polite to her callers, who she often asks if she can help, and tells one caller that claims to work for Courtney:
    I'd like to confront you face to face! ...And of course offer you cheese cubes...I'm not rude...
  • Tacoma from Demo Reel is an always-willing confidant and Living Emotional Crutch for Rebecca and Donnie. And speaking of those two, while they have plenty more issues, they're sweethearts as well when you get to know them better.
  • Doug Walker's niceness was lampshaded and parodied in his cameo for Phelous's review of House of Wax (2005). While the rest of the site cheered for Paris Hilton's character's death, he's disgusted by their behaviour even though she's fictional. Out of universe, even abused former members of the website say he's nice, just too weird and passive.
  • Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog:
    • Penny is extremely sweet-natured, a good friend to Billy, vegetarian, and volunteers to help the homeless.
    • Billy is also on the surface a nice guy, but he becomes more of a Dogged Nice Guy around her, and arguably he has some ideas that maybe aren't so nice.
  • Dreamscape:
    • Ahjeen is SO MUCH! He is a really nice and friendly dude, and he can quickly make friends with just about anyone.
    • Dylan cares deeply for his friends and the people he trusts.
  • DSBT InsaniT: Koden cares a lot about his friends, and just wants everyone to be safe and have a good time.
    • Amber is gentle and caring, especially when it comes to Koden.
    • Whitney is level-headed, patient, and understanding. Shes also the one person to reach out to Dave and try to be his friend.
    • Asia is arguably the nicest character in the series, unless it involves Lisa. She is extremely polite and soft-spoken.
    • Autmn tries to see the good in anyone, even Lisa and Dave.
  • Personified with the "Good Guy Greg" Image Macro, who is the "nice guy" counterpart to Scumbag Steve.
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  • Felicia Day plays Codex on The Guild, who is a Deconstruction of this trope. While she's generally very tolerant and patient with the rest of the group and serves as The Heart, the constant pressures of being the White Magician Girl (in-game and out) have fed into her crippling neurosis.
  • Flippy from Happy Tree Friends is social, polite, and always happy to help out. The blurb video for "Without A Hitch" outright calls him a nice guy. A shame he also has a poisonous cocktail of mental illnesses that turns him into a sadistic murder machine whenever something reminds him of the war.
  • The Human Pet: In the personal vlogs, Eric comes off as one of these, being a kind, if irresponsible, young man who cared deeply for his lover Sue even when things took a turn for the worst.
  • The Knights of Fandom are effectively meant to be an entire organization of Nice Guys/Girls.
  • While most Red vs. Blue characters are some level of Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist, there are still a few Nice Guys.
    • Donut on the Red Team is so perky, friendly, and sweet that even Church (who otherwise hates everyone) likes him. He's essentially the closest thing RvB has to The Cutie.
    • Lopez may be snarky and condescending to the other members of the BGC, but it's only because they're idiotic Jerkasses who treat him with little respect. However, when around people who are semi-competent and at-least professional with him, he proves himself to be very easy-going and polite. Heck, even with everything they put him through, he still tries to be friendly with the other members of the crew on many instances.
    • Caboose seems to be vaguely aware that half the people he knows are supposed to be his enemies, but that doesn't mean they can't be his friends.
    • Sheila is remarkably personable and helpful for literally being a tank, and is a Cute Machine.
    • Captain Flowers, the original Blue Team leader, is unbelievably kind towards the men under his command and even towards the enemy team. It's likely because he's a Freelancer and he knows the Red/Blue war isn't real.
    • The Freelancers have their own sort of Power Trio of Nice Guys in the form of Agents New York, North Dakota, and Washington. York is incredibly snarky, but has a strong sense of fair play and right and wrong and his snark is usually intended as good-natured. Wash is the dorkiest one, worried about following the rules and everyone getting along. Lastly, North is the Team Mom, so nurturing and caring that he was specifically given the most child-like of the AIs as a result.
    • Finally there's Doc, who comes off as almost a parody of a Nice Guy. He's an Actual Pacifist and has an exaggerated Granola Boy and Soapbox Sadie personality, but he's also snarky in a biting way and sometimes shows an extremely morbid and almost Nightmare Fetishist sense of humor. It gets worse as the series goes on, as he becomes a textbook example of an Extreme Doormat. This bad for him because he's he's The Friend Nobody Likes and when he's teleported away in Volume 11, nobody notices. When he does come back and realizes that no one was looking for him, he snaps and develops the O'Malley personality entirely of his own accord.
    • Felix, despite being a war veteran and a mercenary, looks, acts, and sounds like a kid who just met his idols whenever he's around the Blood Gulch Crew. He saves them on multiple occasions, lectures them on the basics of the planet's civil war, and then calls in La Résistance to save them. However, in Season 12, he becomes a harsh, sarcastic, cynical asshole who puts the team through Training from Hell and reveals he has very little attachment to the Resistance and is Only in It for the Money. Then, Episode 10 rolls around, and the real Felix comes out. He's The Mole and a sociopathic, petty, childish, sadistic mass-murderer who's always hated the heroes.
  • RWBY:
    • Pyrrha Nikos doesn't hold people's flaws against them, such as Jaune shoving her out of the way to talk to Weiss or initially rejecting her offer of help for 'macho' reasons. She is pleasant, mild-mannered and motherly. She sacrifices her weapon to ensure Jaune lands safely during their first lesson, and teaches him about Aura and combat strategy. She objects to bullies and has no ill-will towards Faunus. Despite her feelings for Jaune, she gives him good advice on how to get Weiss. She's so selfless, she sacrifices her own desires for the sake of others. She offers to pay for Team RWBY's lunches when Weiss's card gets rejected.
      • This is parodied in RWBY Chibi when having to listen to Jaune's list of (apparently terrible) one-liners for battle that she's visibly straining not to rip him a new one.
    • Velet Scarlatina is very friendly towards most people she meets; she even refrains from retaliating against Team CRDL when they bully her. After Yang is framed by villains on live television to appear as if she's someone who will beat up defenceless people, Velvet is one of the few people outside Teams RWBY and JNPR who shows concern for Yang's well-being; she's horrified by the terrible things people are saying about Yang.
  • Some human/sentient SCP items at the SCP Foundation are surprisingly polite and friendly, such SCP-073, SCP-208 and SCP-105.
  • Viner Thomas Sanders is very amiable and tries to maintain an overall sense of fun and lightheartedness with his Vines and YouTube videos, in stark contrast to a great many other Viners whose content is much less family-friendly.
  • In Twelve Hundred Ghosts, despite his meager job and how Scrooge mistreats him, Bob Cratchit still gives him Nyquil to help with his cold.
  • YouTube personality Rachel Oates always comes across as kindly and polite in her videos.


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