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As noted in ATT discussion, the trope might not apply to these examples as a) they actually get comeuppance and b) the trope only applies when someone gets away with it and no sanctions whatsoever.
I feel like they do count because their punishments were pretty lightweight as the villains in their respective shows (though I personally refuse to classify Sugar as such), that and the fact that non-villainous characters from their seasons got fucked over far worse than they did (Dave in Pahkitew Island and Laurie & Best Friends in The Ridonculous Race).
Please refrain from adding animated series which have not ended, as the page clearly states they are not appropriate to the trope until the series has concluded.
I took this out of the South Park entry for being a justifying edit.
I took this out a DC entry because it seemed to me to be a justifying edit, as opposed to fixing the original example.
D.W. really can be this at times, but the mentioned example is not an actual example and has inaccurate information. Arthur was not called out by getting upset. He was called by punch D.W. in retribution . This trope is about a character receiving no punishment, not the punishment being portrayed as wrong/out-of-proportion.
Did anyone add Varrick from the Legend of Korra here? He was a jerkass for three seasons straight, and when you think he'd turn over a new leaf, he'd snap back to his old money-making schemes. It wasn't until halfway through Season 4 that Varrick paid for his actions. It is true it was right when he was about to turn good, but still.
Well, considering that season 2 ended with his entire enterprise crumbling and him losing practically everything despite escaping prison, he did get some punishment.
As the "she's handed a broom" implies, she was punished- the same thing about the "lost their powers". The description of the trope mentions lack of punishment, not insufficient punishment.
Whoever keeps adding D.W. to the page, would you kindly refrain from doing so? Just because she gets away with stuff far too often doesn't make her a Karma Houdini.
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