Top 10 Classic Usages of Stereotypes in Movies, Video Games and TV

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The Top Ten

1 Basically every enemy boxer in Punch-Out is an extremely insensitive caricature of the ethnicity/nationality to which he belongs

"We don't believe that Glass Joe actually is French, since he at least stays in the ring until he's knocked out"
- Encyclopedia Dramatica - xandermartin98

2 Beavis and Butt-Head from Beavis & Butthead are a pair of perpetually drunken teenage losers from the Southern United States who are as dumb as bricks, are generally degenerate beyond belief and devote their entire lives to obsessing over heavy metal
3 Barret Wallace from Final Fantasy VII is a highly violent and short-tempered black guy who looks like Mr. T combined with the Incredible Hulk, grew up in the Midgar slums and has a giant anger-powered arm cannon where one of his real arms should be

DISCLAIMER: He grew up age-wise in Corel, but grew up maturity-wise in Midgar as far as his role in the in-game plot is concerned - xandermartin98

4 Wario from the Mario franchise is a fat, rude, greedy, muscle-headed, probably American man who lives only to eat as much food and make himself as wealthy as humanly possible; also, his three favorite vehicles are sports cars, pickup trucks and motorbikes
5 James Bond villains are almost always European, rich and snobby to the extremes, as is James Bond himself
6 Tuco Ramirez from The Good, The Bad And The Ugly appears at first glance to be your typical "dirty Mexican bandit" that you commonly see in all of the other Western flicks, except that he actually has depth to his character
7 The Simpsons revolves around a middle-class White American family of which the father is fat and stupid, the mother is clingy and overprotective, and the children are all total brats

And this is what makes the series "The Simpsons". - Maddox121

8 The Joker in The Dark Knight is an emo social anarchist who dresses himself up as a zombified Insane Clown Posse member and pretentiously philosophizes about nearly every single thing that he does

Glad he's now in Smash. - TheYoshiPyro64

9 Filburt from Rocko's Modern Life is a hypochondriac Jewish turtle who has a huge amount of treasure stashed in his basement, speaks as if he has chronic throat cancer, and is a creepy perv who wears comically oversized "office nerd" glasses
10 The main villain of Rocky III is an intensely arrogant, disrespectful, short-tempered and generally brutish African American boxing champion (named Clubber Lang and played by Mr. T) who believes himself entirely unbeatable at the sport

The Contenders

11 Al Jolson in blackface in The Jazz Singer
12 Mario from the Mario Franchise is an Italian Guy with Overalls and a Huge Mustache and Dreams About Spaghetti, Lasagna and Ravioli in His Sleep
13 Sandy Cheeks is the Quintessential Texan in SpongeBob SquarePants
14 Mr. Garrison Being a Southern Redneck Serial Rapist Who is an Insanely Devoted Christian and Also Supports Incest and Bestiality in South Park
15 Isaac Washington Being a Shameless Samuel Jackson Clone Who Drops F Bombs in Nearly Every Single Thing that He Says in the House of the Dead: Overkill
16 Brutal Legend's Portrayal of Nu Metal Bands as the Hilariously Pathetic Bunch of Try-Hard Posers that Kabbage Boy Is
17 Heffer Wolfe from Rocko's Modern Life is an American Man-Child Who Weighs at Least 600 Pounds, is Insanely Spoiled by His Family, Only Thinks About Food and Also Only Eats the Unhealthiest Types of It in Existence
18 The Portrayal of Internet Trolls as Handsome Jack in Borderlands 2
19 Chef from South Park is a Hugely Obese Black Guy Who Constantly Breaks Out Into Isaac-Hayes-Voiced Song About "Making Love" to Women and "Laying Them Out by the Fire"
20 Crazy Rich Asians Portraying Singapore as the Wealthiest Nation in the Entire Universe
21 Team Fortress 2’s All-Stereotype Class Cast
22 Hetalia’s All-Stereotype Cast of Personified Nations
23 Brutal Legend's Portrayal of Jack Black as Eddie Riggs
24 Wallace is the Quintessential Cheese-Obsessed Brit in Wallace & Gromit
25 Henry is the Quintessential European Gentleman in Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure
26 Layton is the Quintessential British Gentleman in Professor Layton
27 Harley Quinn is the Quintessential Blonde Bimbo in Batman
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1. Basically every enemy boxer in Punch-Out is an extremely insensitive caricature of the ethnicity/nationality to which he belongs
2. Beavis and Butt-Head from Beavis & Butthead are a pair of perpetually drunken teenage losers from the Southern United States who are as dumb as bricks, are generally degenerate beyond belief and devote their entire lives to obsessing over heavy metal
3. Barret Wallace from Final Fantasy VII is a highly violent and short-tempered black guy who looks like Mr. T combined with the Incredible Hulk, grew up in the Midgar slums and has a giant anger-powered arm cannon where one of his real arms should be
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