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Stryker is the most plausible. However, how is he shilled by other characters? How does he have an unreasonable amount of focus?
Scorpion, yeah, no. It's funny how it tries to claim he was met with "almost universal scorn", but later goes on to describe that he's both got fans and that even haters think other characters are worse.
Bo' Rai Cho doesn't sound hated enough even for Base-Breaking Character. He might be, but the example doesn't provide a sufficient argument for that.
This was on Pearls Before Swine: Rat has a few shades of this. Though to be sure, Rat is..."liked", and to note, Pastis has stated that Rat is his evil alter-ego and he often lets Rat say things he wishes he could. So, a possibly Justified version.
Wording like "a few shades of this" implies that it is at best a weak example. The example even mentions that Rat is liked, albeit in a Love to Hate fashion. Cut.
Found this on * Outnumbered while Woobie Cleaning: Karen definitely comes across this way. Sorry, she can be horrible to anyone and everyone, and nearly everytime she is shown to be "right".
"Comes across this way" are Weasel Words and gives no indication of how she falls under the Character Focus requirement. Cut.
Scrolling through edit reasons led to me finding this on YMMV.Norm Of The North:
CreatorsPet.Comic Books has some non-examples of characters that weren't hated by the fans (Monica Rambeau), characters who can be this but aren't all the time (Doctor Doom), and characters who don't seem to fit all 4 criteria (Barry Allen). A couple other examples also seem to be written as new material was released (The Sentry, Carlie Cooper) or turn into creator-bashing.
Edited by lalalei2001 on May 2nd 2019 at 1:44:04 AM
Deleted this from YMMV.Shokugeki No Soma:
Erina is one of the most popular characters (she's a Base-Breaking Character at worst) so she isn't The Scrappy.
Edited by Zuxtron on Jul 28th 2019 at 9:44:48 AM
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