Top Ten Most Annoying Disney Character Cliches

Disney used to be good when shows like Hannah Montana, That's So Raven, Lizzy Miquire, KimPossible, Wizards of Waverdly Place, even Good Luck charlie.
Then they wrecked the station with Austin and Ally, Shake it Up, Liv and Maddie, Jessie, Ant Farm, etc.
Now Girl Meets World is the only good one.
They also made the crappy movie, High School Musical, and people only like it because of Zac Effron, and Teen Beach Movie, and people only like it because of Ross Lynch.

The Top Ten

1 Friends Who Treat Each Other Badly

Shake it off- rocky calls cece stupid all the time and they constantly fight

Dog with a blog- Avery treats Lindsey like a subhuman and lindsey is too naive to realise it

Austin and Ally- Trish and Dez hate each other, Ally and Austin pretty much hook up and break up and ignore the other charecters

Jessie- now that I think about it the charecters hardly interact with non family members but Zuri abuses every living person she comes into contact with - ToptenPizza

"i'm your best friend" they say

"Ill be with you forever" they say

"I wont let you down" they say

This is nearly every character on Disney now. Especially Shake It Up. - Garythesnail

I would like to see Rocket Raccoon makes friends with Rocky and verbally bullies her to see how she likes it!

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2 Dumb Blonde

Edward Elric beats that cliche! He's blonde AND SMART. He knows equivalent exchange and doesn't even need a transmutation circle for alchemy. Disney should really follow that example.

Liv Rooney was not a dumb blonde, she just comes off really, really basic. But yes, I don't like this stereotype. Particularly because they're typically shown to be more popular than their more intellectual counterparts. - keycha1n

I know a blonde girl and she earned a National Academy Award for hard work. DOES THAT SOUND LIKE A DUMB BLONDE TO YOU?! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

This is so stereotypical and actually breaks my heart that this is a thing. I have to note that me,two other friends and some other people are in my class and I am in top sets for everything. HOW CAN HAIR COLOUR HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH YOUR LEVEL OF INTELLIGENCE? by the way,I have done an IQ test and I got 115 when I am only 12 years old.

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3 Nerdy Freak

I'm a dork look I don't see anything wrong about being weird. I'm proud for being me and I'm not a fake.

I am a nerd/geek and this kind of offends me the most.
I am also offended by the diabetics are faking it stereotype.
If they are combined into one character that portrays those stereotypes, I will get a mob to burn down Disney studios. - Skullkid755

I would consider myself to be a bit of a nerd, so I definitely LOATHE THIS CLICHE. Walt Disney would never do something like this if he still lived today. Nerds make more money, just like my Computer Programming I teacher says! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

I'm a bit of a nerd. Disney is basically saying "If you're smart you suck. If you're dumb and airheaded and stupid you're cool." Nope! All Nerds are smarter than stupid Disney cliched characters - Lunala

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4 Arrogant Main Characters

Seven words: Every. Single. Teen. Sitcom. Excluding. Animated. ONES. - DynastiSugarPop

The main characters are always pricks - ToptenPizza

Little brats should die - Miauzer

5 Younger Sibling Is Better Than the Older Sibling

I'm a big brother and I have a younger sister. We're both smart, so no sibling should be portrayed as better than the other. It's mean. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

It always seems the older sibling is just an idiot: in good luck Charlie, Teddy is better than PJ, in ant farm China is better than cameron, in dog with a blog Avery is better than Tyler, Ravi is smarter than Emma, etc - ToptenPizza

Well I'm the oldest child in my family but I'm the youngest out of my friend group and they say stuff like "we can't tell u this stuff cause your too young" seriously I'm ONLY ONE YEAR YOUNGER

As an eldest sibling, I hate when the youngest sibling is the nicest while the oldest is the meanest. Not all older siblings are bossy and mean!

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6 Teenagers Pretending They Have Talent When They Don't

All the singers are idiots who look attractive but have an average voice covered with autotune - ToptenPizza

Disney in a nutshell since 2012

Tens who think thy can sing but just sound like autotuned fart - Lunala

7 Mean Cheerleaders

One of my dearest friends is a cheerleader. She's a great person, too. These people are exceptionally talented and posses the psychical and energetic ability to train hard and practice to do their best. It's wrong to judge a person based only on this stereotype!

I am a cheerleader. I'm not mean, am I? Also, my sister is a cheerleader but... She's a devil. - AnonymousChick

One of my best friends is a cheerleader, and she's one of the most sweetest people I've ever meant.

For example: Lexi Reed. - DynastiSugarPop

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8 Flirty Boy Who Makes a Lot of Sexual Jokes

Luke is a huge example, he keeps making jokes about touching Jessy's boobs, or looking at her in a sexual way, etc - ToptenPizza

This gives the male gender a bad name. Luke is just Lubbock from Akame ga Kill! combined with Justin Beiber. Ugh.

Not even Lubbock from Akame ga Kill! is as low as Luke.

"It appears it's just as Miss Sonia said...I'm just a, I'm not just a pest, I'm a total filthy PIG...ISN'T THAT RIGHT, MISS SONIA?!? IF I'M A FORNICATING PIG, YOU CAN SAY SO! "

- Kazuichi Souda, Danganronpa 2 Goodbye Despair - xandermartin98

9 Twist Villain

King Candy: Woah! What a trick he pulled off!
Hans: Okay, what a surprise.
Yokai: Okay, this is getting old.
Bellwether: STOP!
Te Ka being Te Fiti: NO MORE!

Alright, who wants to bet that Yesss is going to be the villain of "Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-it Ralph 2"? Come on people, place your bets!

10 Parents are Dead

Hercules is the only character who's parents are still alive. They actually CAN'T DIE cause they're immortal!

The Newcomers

? Princess Who Wants True Love

The Contenders

11 Idiot Parents

Parents, teachers, aunts, uncles, etc. Are very intelligent and deserve respect!

Plus in Disney shows the parents are NEVER around and the kids run riot around the house and/or school because the teachers are crap at discipline

Why is every single parent an idiot who lets their kid do whatever they want? - ToptenPizza

The only smart parents on now (2016) are Corey and Topanga.

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12 Obnoxious Fat Girl

By far the worst message Disney enjoys sending out. I admit even Gravity Falls does this to an extent. Even though I find Grenda lovable. - keycha1n

Disney has had a thing lately about making the fat one obnoxious and rude, such as Willow (live and maddie), Tris (Austin and Ally) - ToptenPizza

13 Classic Fairytale Characterization Ruined

Very true. This is especially the case in Kaa. In the original Jungle Book novel, he was one of Mowgli's friends and mentors, but in the Disney film adaption, he is a comic-relief villain. Wait, WHAT?!

If Disney dares to adapt any Nintendo game into a film, worse case scenario being Fire Emblem, they will just ruin characterization much more. (One of the things that makes FE a great game series besides the anime-inspired art is the characterization, and it would suck if Disney gets their grubby Mickey Mouse gloves on the series.)

Some of the original stuff is too dark/inappropriate for little kids!

For example: Hercules. In the movie, Zeus only had 1 kid (Hercules) and Hera is his mom. In actual Greek mythology, Zeus raped a bunch of women and had a bunch of kids with them and Hera really hated Hercules since he's the son of a mortal woman.

RAPE AND CHEATING ON YOUR OWN WIFE in a kid's movie? That's just sick and so wrong on so many levels!

14 Mary Sues and Gary Stus

Biggest examples of these are Isabella, Phineas and Ferb, Avery, and Chyna. They're worse than Tatsuya Shiba (but he is a badass anime character, to be honest) from The Irregular At Magic High School. At least he doesn't try to SHOW OFF! UNLIKE THESE MARY SUES AND GARY STUS! Finally, Kirito is a better Gary Stu than all of the ones from Disney Channel. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

15 Older Sibling is Better Than the Younger Sibling
16 Annoying Brother

I have a brother and he is my absolute best friend I probably would go nuts if my brother wasn't around, I love him dearly

I'm a brother, and although I sometimes get on my sister's nerve, she doesn't say I'm that annoying. Sheesh, brothers such as Sasuke and Itachi are not even annoying to the audience as much as Disney Channel annoying brothers.

Matt McGuire is another example. - DynastiSugarPop

17 Evil Stepmothers

In actual Greek mythology, Hera's Hercule's evil stepmother. In the Disney movie, she's his nice biological mom.

18 Sibling Yin Yang
19 The Princess
20 Overprotective Dad

Mufasa is an example of this.

So is Marlin

21 Main Characters Usually Get What They Want

Not in real life. It may start out rocky but they always win

22 Bratty, Rebellious Teenage Daughter
23 Girly Boys

(cough, cough) Ravi

24 Woman Protagonist

What how is this a cliche? there are only two genders...

25 Damsel In Distress


26 Love-Hate Relationships
27 The Show-Off Who's Only Famous for Looks
28 The Wannabe Parents
29 Goofy Fat Guy

Come on, they are just annoying, not funny at all and almost destroying the movie. We see it in "The princess and the frog", "The lion king", "Atlantis", "Up". In "Pocahontas" he is the villain so he must be annoying and also Jasmine's father is kind of funny, but in other movies I just don't understand why is this charachter necessary, he is dumb and unlikable for me.

30 Villains That Look More Androgynous Than the Heroes

I really hate this. Why can't it be the other way around occasionally?

31 Outcasts Who Don't Fit In

This exists in non-Disney movies, too. *cough*Balto*cough*Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer*cough*

This is on literally every movie known to man.

Lizzie McGuire is also another example. - DynastiSugarPop

32 Girls That Start Off With Bad Lives
33 A Jerk Who Becomes Nice
34 Sexist Stereotypes
35 Someone Starting Highschool and Wanting to Date a Jock

Why? Like in some Disney movies, the girls just start school and they already want to date jocks? And why jocks? There the most arrogant people in the movies. And there's always a 'popular' girl that says "hands off" or "he's mine" etc. Like WHY? It's just messed up to be honest.

36 Older Siblings Overshadowed by Younger Siblings
37 Adventurous Action Girl Who Turns Out to Be a Helpless Damsel in Distress During the Climax

The Lion King is the worst offender here. Nala starts out strong as a cub until the hyenas chase Simba and Nala (which Simba saves Nala by scratching Shenzi on the face) and it gets worse during towards the end of the film where Nala and the other lionesses can't fight Scar and his (insult to their real species) henchmen without Simba's help and protection.

38 Making Autistic Characters as Comic Relief

True. As someone who is autistic myself, I hate this.

39 No Respect Towards Anime Fans
40 Evil Uncle
41 Crying
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Top Remixes

1. Dumb Blonde
2. Younger Sibling Is Better Than the Older Sibling
3. Arrogant Main Characters
1. Friends Who Treat Each Other Badly
2. Dumb Blonde
3. Nerdy Freak
1. Friends Who Treat Each Other Badly
2. Nerdy Freak
3. Dumb Blonde


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