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  • Hey Arnold!:
  • Brain from Inspector Gadget. In one spin-off series, he quit being a regular because of all the abuse he went through. On top of that, the poor pup became a nervous wreck.
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  • Dukey from Johnny Test, especially in the episode "Bath Time For Johnny" where Johnny "forgets" Dukey's birthday and he spends most of the episode bawling his eyes out.
  • Animaniacs:
    • Buttons. Regularly subjected to heavy comic violence to keep Mindy safe, he is inevitably scolded by his owners at the end for some minor offense. In the end he is offered Mindy's affection (typically a hug and, "Silly puppy!") for his deeds.
    • Rita the Cat, due to most of her misfortunes being based on unfairness and inequality.
  • Kariel from El Arca. She indirectly killed four characters (her parents, her sister,a hippo) and is mistreated by Xiro.
  • James, Henri, and Moses of Liberty's Kids are like this whenever they talk about their past.
  • Hardy the hyena from Lippy the Lion and Hardy Har Har.
  • Marion, Mr. Milk, heck, just about all the regular supporting characters on Making Fiends, due to constantly living in (justified) fear that Vendetta is going to do something awful to them. She has all of them under her thumb.
  • My Gym Partner's a Monkey:
    • Vice Coach Horace Ferret, who may be being used by Coach Gills only as a means of transportation and she may not care about his feelings.
    • Ingrid Giraffe, due to being the tall awkward girl in the class.
    • Adam, due to many of the predicaments he's gotten into throughout the series.
  • The Penguins of Madagascar:
    • Stefano is good at Wangst, but we see him display this adorable set of Puppy-Dog Eyes when he thinks Vitaly is missing.
    • Private is the Woobie of the penguin team.
  • Phineas and Ferb: Another villain example: Dr. Doofenshmirtz whenever he gives a backstory. His parents didn't even attend his own birth. It helps that the reason they never came to his birth was because they just didn't even bother
  • Robot Chicken pulls this off with Darth Vader.
  • Megan from Sanjay and Craig.
  • Supergirl from Superman/Batman: Apocalypse
  • Timothy Goes to School: Timothy, Yoko, and Grace have all been this, but espicially Yoko.
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  • Benny the ball from Top Cat and to a lesser extent, Choo-Choo.
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy:
    • Jimmy, the youngest, most delicate and sensitive character, is the biggest Butt-Monkey and slapstick magnet on the show and also gets a few Break the Cutie moments.
    • Bluestreak from G1, when you think about what happened to him in the past.
  • X-Men: Evolution:
    • Nightcrawler, Rogue, and Toad. Really, all of the kids turn into Woobies at some point or another.
    • Can't forget X-23. Poor girl.
    • The 90's X-Men series gives everyone their woobie moments, but after "Bloodlines," Nightcrawler takes the cake.
    • Wasn't Jubilee the most classic woobie example of the '90s X-Men from beginning to end though? Nightcrawler always handled his sorrow stoically.
    • Special mention should also go to Morph's season 2 return (and especially his season 4 cameo), which not only make him a Woobie, but occasionally turn Wolverine, of all people, into one too.
    • In Wolverine and the X-Men Forge and Toad pretty much serve no other purpose to their teams other than to stand there and be adorable Woobies. Although the amnesiac Jean Grey has her moments.

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