Top 10 Famous (Or Infamous) Fictional Characters that Were Built Around Largely Racist/Nationalist Stereotypes

(NOTE: Character has to actually be tangibly INSULTING to the race/nationality that he/she is based off of, so Mario probably doesn't count unless you're talking about his Hotel Mario incarnation)
The Top Ten
1 Peter Griffin - Family Guy Peter Griffin is the main protagonist and titular character of the American animated sitcom Family Guy.

For lack of a better way to describe him, he's basically Homer without the heart (or even the charm, as of late)


2 The Soldier - Team Fortress 2

Is an egomaniacal, mass-murdering American drill sergeant who wears his helmet over his forehead like a caveman and views all other races and nationalities of people as his personal food..and dear God, is it hilarious

3 Skids - Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Not even worth talking about

4 The Medic - Team Fortress 2

If you thought the idea of all Germans being Nazis was bad,

try making all of them hilariously psychotic Nazi "doctors of death"

5 Mudflap - Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen

Also not even worth talking about

6 Homer Simpson - The Simpsons Homer Jay Simpson is the protagonist of the American animated television series The Simpsons as the patriarch of the eponymous family.

"Dumb, bloated, alcoholic jerk with a heart of gold"
Like what most American fathers are viewed as by foreign nations, "coincidentally" enough

7 Glass Joe - Punch Out

I'll admit that I was initially considering adding the TF2 Spy to this, but at least he's a stereotypical French wuss that (to an extent) CAN actually fight when necessary, unlike this pathetic comic-relief joke of a character

8 Jar Jar Binks - Star Wars Jar Jar Binks is a fictional character from the Star Wars saga created by George Lucas. A major character in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, he also has a smaller role in Episode II: Attack of the Clones, and a one-line cameo in Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, and the television series more.

Correct me if I'm wrong,
but THIS is supposed to be George Lucas' idea of what Indians are like, isn't it?

Well... Maybe.

9 Cleveland Brown - Family Guy

What if I told you that his actor was actually white and was really just faking the "black" voice this whole time (as was his entire real-life family as well)

Also terribly ironic that the character actively discourages caricaturization of African Americans so vehemently on a show that is literally ALL ABOUT caricaturizing them, isn't it

He’s the black version of Peter Griffin.

10 Woody - Toy Story Sheriff Woody Pride is a fictional character in the Toy Story franchise. He is voiced by Tom Hanks in all of the feature-length and short films and by Jim Hanks in video games and shorts. He is a stuffed cowboy character that leads the other toys in adventures in the movies. His facial features are more.

An alive Wooden you from Texas! Howdy Y'all!

The Contenders
11 Barret Wallace - Final Fantasy VII

Not quite AS much in the later parts of the game
but at the beginning of the game, he's just plain dreadful
(he's basically just Mr. T, but raised in the world's nastiest slums and with one of his entire arms replaced by a literally anger-fueled gun)

12 Apu Nahasapeemapetilon - The Simpsons

I'm Indian and I DO NOT put my work as my first priority!

He's alright.

13 Forrest Gump - Forrest Gump Forrest Gump is a fictional character who first appears in the 1986 novel by Winston Groom. Forrest Gump also appeared on screen in the 1994 film of the same name directed by Robert Zemeckis.

I hardly doubt the fact that Forrest Gump is racist.

14 Buzz Lightyear - Toy Story Buzz Lightyear is a fictional character in the Toy Story franchise. He is a toy space ranger hero according to the movies and action figure in the Toy Story franchise.
15 Allen Gregory - Allen Gregory
16 Tomoko Kuroki - WataMote
17 Konata Izumi - Lucky Star Konata Izumi is one of the main characters of the Lucky Star series, and is the leader of the Lucky Star crew. She is the daughter of Sojiro Izumi and Kanata Izumi, and lives in her house in Saitama prefecture near Tokyo. Nicknamed "Kona-chan" by Tsukasa, she is an eccentric but friendly person.
18 Sanjee - The Nutshack

He’s another Indian stereotype and a really bad one.

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