Cartoon Characters Who We Most Feel Sorry For

Cartoon characters who most deserve our pity characters who are annoyed, abused or treated like dirt by other characters.

The Top Ten

1 Squidward Tentacles (Spongebob Squarepants) Squidward Tentacles (Spongebob Squarepants) Squidward Tentacles is a fictional character voiced by actor Rodger Bumpass in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

Most people hate Squidward put consider these facts, He works a job he doesn't like, his music career never took off, his boss doesn't respect him and to make matters even worst he has to live next door to the most annoying people on the planet who have nothing better to do then annoy him most if not all the time he should just get a restring order against them. - egnomac

Squidward was an ass in the old episodes, but now he's one of the very few characters on the show that actually deserves sympathy. He has a job he hates, he's underpaid and disrespected by his douchebag boss and he has to constantly put up with two idiots who do nothing but annoy the hell out of him, hell, one of them stalks him. I wanna give him a hug more often than not.

If there's an enemy in SpongeBob, then its definitely not this guy. he's more like the guy in the crossfire. even though SpongeBob loves him he gets the worst end of everything even when trying to help. he needs to find a talent, "and have an attitude for, gratitude".

All Spongebob fans needs to die. Squidward rules

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2 Meg Griffin (Family Guy) Meg Griffin (Family Guy) Megan "Meg" Griffin is a character from the animated television series Family Guy, voiced initially by Lacey Chabert, thereafter by Mila Kunis.

It sucks being Meg living with a family that always treat her like crap they make fun of her, abuse her and Peter constantly farts on her every chance he gets, there was an actual time when the family actually cared for her but over the years they stopped caring. - egnomac

I hope any man that Meg dates in the future will treat her properly.

Meg Sucks Just Like Kim Kardashian

Poor Meg :(

3 Chuckie (Rugrats)

The poor kid never gets a break - blackflower

I feel sorry for Chuckie… )': If it wasn't for Angelica, he would've had a better life with Tommy.

4 Jonathan (Rugrats)

When he's not being screamed at by his demanding boss Charlotte he's stuck looking out for her bratty kid Angelica. - egnomac

Jonathan Should Just Tell Charlotte He Quits. Or Just Tell Her to Shut Up.

5 Kif (Futurama)

He becomes Zapp Brannigins scapegoat anytime he screws up always gets treated like dirt. - egnomac

6 Plankton (SpongeBob SquarePants) Plankton (SpongeBob SquarePants) Sheldon James Plankton, or simply Plankton, is a character in the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

He Always Has to Be Tortured By Krabs.

He not to bad

Screw Mr. Krabs

7 Cody (Total Drama World Tour)

Sierra. Enough said - blackflower

8 Shego (Kim Possible) Shego  (Kim Possible) Shego is a fictional character from Disney's animated television series Kim Possible, voiced by Nicole Sullivan.

You should have Ezekiel (Total Drama Island) as #1! He's been abused to the point to not even not knowing himself!

How can she stand being Dr. Drakken's sidekick she's way better at being a villain then him and most all of the other villain characters she actually took over the world in A Sitch in Time but since then she just puts up with Drakkens stupidity and willingly follows his orders. - egnomac

9 Dexter (Dexter's Laboratory) Dexter (Dexter's Laboratory) Dexter is a fictional character and the titular protagonist of the Cartoon Network animated series, Dexter's Laboratory.

In almost every episode Dee Dee breaks into his lab and destroys most of his invention. - egnomac

10 Wile E. Coyote (Looney Tunes) Wile E. Coyote (Looney Tunes)

I want acnes favorite customer to win just once, but then again that would make him look worse than ever.

Why does he keep shopping from ACME if all the products keep backfiring on him. - egnomac

Can Wile E. Coyote, win just one time. - nintendofan126

Can he win just once? - BorisRule

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The Newcomers

? Pip Pirrup (South Park)
? Luan Loud (The Loud House) Luan Loud (The Loud House) Luan Loud is a main character in The Loud House. Luan is the fourth-oldest child in the Loud family and second youngest of the five older sisters, at 14 years old. Her most annoying habit is telling bad jokes and puns and pulling pranks.

The Contenders

11 Lindsay (Total Drama Island)

Since the beginning Lindsay has always did what ever Heather demands from her and all she gets in return is nothing but crap, Heather later gets her eliminated. - egnomac

She doesn’t even realize when she’s getting taken advantage of. - blackflower

12 Rocko (Rocko's Modern Life) Rocko (Rocko's Modern Life) Rocko is the eponymous fictional character of the cartoon Rocko's Modern Life and the comic book series of the same name.

This guy is abused by practically everyone; I repeat EVERYONE AND EVERYTHING. - xandermartin98

This guy's life is just beyond horrible. ;(

Yep, it's pretty sad, but I know some people actually have it worse... - Rocko

Rockos modern life? More like Rocko's Horrible life - YoshiApple

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13 Sideshow Mel (The Simpsons) Sideshow Mel (The Simpsons) Sideshow Mel is a character in The Simpsons. He is the sidekick of Krusty the Clown because Sideshow Bob went to jail. He first appears in the episode Itchy and Scratchy and Marge.

Sideshow Mel constantly puts up with Krusty's abuse on a daily basis. - egnomac

14 Miguel Santos (Maya & Miguel)

Maya is always dragging Miguel against his will into helping with her stupid plans which never work. - egnomac

He needs to put his foot down - blackflower

15 Tom (Tom & Jerry) Tom (Tom & Jerry) Thomas "Tom" Cat is a fictional character and one of the title characters in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's series of Tom and Jerry theatrical cartoon short films.

Can't Tom truly win just for once?

16 Diamond Tiara Diamond Tiara
17 Butters Stotch (South Park) Butters Stotch (South Park) Leopold "Butters" Stotch is a fictional character in the animated television series South Park. He is voiced by series co-creator Matt Stone and loosely based on co-producer Eric Stough.

I feel really bad for Butters. His parents are horrible to him and always grounding him for no reason. - YoshiApple

This Kid Has Horrible Parents.

18 Lucy/Kaede (Elfen Lied)
19 Mrs. Puff - SpongeBob SquarePants Mrs. Puff - SpongeBob SquarePants Mrs. Puff is a fictional character appearing in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants and both films based on the franchise.

This makes sense her career will always seem bad just because of one incompetent student.

Yeah, she's been framed and sent to jail so many times

20 Eugene (Hey Arnold!)

Eugene gets my vote. He's always crashing into everything and getting hurt constantly. Everything good that happens to him gets broken, destroyed, or ruined. His classmates treat him like dirt, and he thinks it's totally okay (probably because it's been like that for a while). Rhonda, the queen bee, calls him and some other characters a "geek", and everyone, heck, even Arnold for a while, go along with it like it's fine. The only character that hasn't laughed at him or made a rude joke about him is Arnold, and he tries to get people to be nice to him, but nobody listens to him anyway. Sorry, got a little carried away there.

21 Adam Lyon (My Gym Partner is a Monkey)

Because of a stupid error Adam gets send to an all animal school and has to deal an annoying talking monkey who follows him everywhere he goes and never shuts up. - egnomac

22 Hans Moleman (The Simpsons) Hans Moleman (The Simpsons) Hans Moleman is a recurring character on the animated television series The Simpsons. He was created by series creator Matt Groening and is voiced by Dan Castellaneta, and first appeared in the episode "Principal Charming".
23 Courage (Courage the Cowardly Dog) Courage (Courage the Cowardly Dog) Courage is a fictional character and the titular protagonist of the Cartoon Network animated series, Courage the Cowardly Dog.
24 Melody (The Little Mermaid 2) Melody (The Little Mermaid 2)

Her parents could have at least told her - blackflower

25 Elphaba Thropp (Wicked)
26 Brian Griffin (Family Guy) Brian Griffin (Family Guy) Brian H. Griffin, popularly known without his middle initial as Brian Griffin, is a fictional character from the animated television series Family Guy.


27 Timmy Turner (The Fairly OddParents) Timmy Turner (The Fairly OddParents) Timothy "Timmy" Tiberius Turner is a ten-year old boy who is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the American animated series The Fairly OddParents created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon.

He's been abused ever since Obama became president, Justin Bieber Stepped into the spotlight, and Annoying Orange Arrived.

Even with his fairies he has a hard life - blackflower

Believe me, he's a 10-year-old who often gets into dangerous situation in a cartoonish ways. How does the show portrayed child abuse like that? I never seen child abuse in my life and I think this is gone too far enough. Getting eaten by an animal (e.g. piranhas, bears, crocs, etc.), getting crushed by an object (e.g. anvils, pianos, etc.), getting killed by someone (Francis, Vicky, Crocker, etc.), etc. I'm glad the show has toned down a bit nowadays (well, almost) but I don't think you should see a REAL kid getting killed by someone or something in a cartoonish ways. I like the show, but the writers have gone too far.

Why do Squidward and Meg get all the attention? They're not cute. This kid however is. This poor little guy gets abused all the time and nobody cares! - kcianciulli

28 Donald Duck Donald Duck Donald Duck is a cartoon character created in 1934 at Walt Disney Productions. Donald is an anthropomorphic white duck with a yellow-orange bill, legs, and feet. He typically wears a sailor shirt and cap with a bow tie.
29 Milhouse - The Simpsons Milhouse - The Simpsons

Always Bullied - ShaunFan04

30 Lemongrab (Adventure Time)


31 Saito (The Familiar Of Zero)

Being married to a complete bitch who should've sorted herself out before abusing him. RIP Saito.

32 Lucy Loud (The Loud House) Lucy Loud (The Loud House) Lucy Loud is a fictional character in the Nickelodeon cartoon The Loud House. She was created by Chris Savino. Lucy is a goth and likes dark things.

She never smiles and almost everyone find her boring.

33 Buttons (Animaniacs)

Poor Buttons Every time Mindy runs away he chases after her and gets beaten, crushed and even run over even after getting Mindy back he still gets yelled at by the mom and dad and called a bad dog. - egnomac

Annoying Orange Thinks Animal Abuse is Funny.

Yo button the baby is where yes or saving

The only animaniacs show I hated - Pieclone

34 Buttercup Buttercup She is the one of the three main characters in the show The Powerpuff Girls. She was first created by Craig McCracken in 1992. She has short raven hair and green eyes with a green dress. She is known as the "toughest fighter" for her tomboyish attitude, being aggressive, and her love for fighting crime. more.

I have to agree, I actually feel sorry for her, she gets hated for being mean to Bubbles, who gets far a lot more attention, and sometimes she is hated for bad reasons, like her appearance. She is very hard to understand, she really has a good heart and is good, but people mistaken her as bad.

35 Zuko (Avatar: The Last Airbender) Zuko (Avatar: The Last Airbender) Prince Zuko is a fictional character in Nickelodeon's animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Zuko is a master firebender and his younger sister is Azula . He is the son of Prince Ozai and Princess Ursa .

He Was Burned By His Own Father. - kcianciulli

36 Ed (Ed, Edd n Eddy) Ed (Ed, Edd n Eddy) Ed is one of the three protagonists in the Canadian-American animated comedy television series Ed, Edd n Eddy. He is the strongest and the least intelligent member of the Eds.
37 Double D (Ed, Edd n Eddy)
38 Heinz Doofenshmirtz (Phineas and Ferb)

This Guy Had a Terrible Childhood.

39 Satoru Ikeda (Inuyasha)
40 Prince Hans (Frozen) Prince Hans (Frozen)

I don't feel sorry for him at all - Pieclone

41 Toiletnator (Codename: Kids Next Door)
42 Schnitzel (Chowder)

He Always Gets Mistreated by Mung and is always forced to do all the work. - kcianciulli

43 Tobias Wilson (The Amazing World of Gumball)
44 Frankie Foster (Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends) Frankie Foster (Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends)

Herriman always calls her a slacker when she works her ass off 24/7. - kcianciulli

She Always Has to Follow Herriman's Stupid Rules.

45 Zoidberg (Futurama) Zoidberg (Futurama)
46 Dipper Pines (Gravity Falls) Dipper Pines (Gravity Falls) Dipper Pines is the main character in Gravity Falls which the show aired from 2012 to 2016. He is the brother of Mabel Pines

Annoying Orange Told Bill to Possess His Body. Bill Should Get Hit With a Bat or Be Forced to Listen to Friday by Rebecca Black, or Be Forced to Watch The Problem Solverz.

Oh Right, Bill Is Very Powerful.

47 Ickis (Aaahh!!! Real Monsters)

Poor Ickis… He just gets picked on by many people and gets yelled at by the Gromble… I hope he gets his revenge someday.

Poor Ickis… )': He was always being picked on by those stupid humans or monsters… Show him some love!

48 Eddy (Ed Edd n Eddy) Eddy (Ed Edd n Eddy) Eddy is one of the three protagonists in the Canadian-American animated comedy television series Ed, Edd n Eddy and is the self-appointed ambitious leader of the Eds.
49 Saoirse (Song of the Sea (Cartoon Saloon))
50 Kikyo (Inuysha) Kikyo (Inuysha)
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Plankton (SpongeBob SquarePants)
2. Squidward Tentacles (Spongebob Squarepants)
3. Lucy/Kaede (Elfen Lied)
1. Squidward Tentacles (Spongebob Squarepants)
2. Meg Griffin (Family Guy)
3. Kif (Futurama)
1. Squidward Tentacles (Spongebob Squarepants)
2. Dexter (Dexter's Laboratory)
3. Wile E. Coyote (Looney Tunes)

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