Top 10 Worst Stereotypes in Cartoons


The Top Ten

1 The bratty little sister

Sarah of Ed, Edd n Eddy demonstrates this trope best to an insufferable degree. Practically anyone who is a fan of Ed, Edd n Eddy, including me, universally hates her. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

In every cartoon we have these - adventurer

Angelica Pickles in a nutshell. - StevenUniverseIsAwesome

Bratty little sister: Sarah (Ed, Edd n Eddy)
The bitchy mom: Modern Lois Griffin (Family guy)
The selfish main character: TTG Robin, 2016 Blossom and 2017 Ben (The cringy CN reboots)

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2 The bitchy mom The bitchy mom

Rita Loud. - AinezoChan

Rita Loud is bitchy? Great, now Seth Macfarlane has these in his shows. Cliché. - StevenUniverseIsAwesome

3 The hero with no personality

Ash Ketchum, however, is energetic and enthusiastic. - StevenUniverseIsAwesome

Bloom from Winx Club. - AinezoChan

He uesed to be until xy

Naht really, Ash is still lame and boring whenever he’s not a obnoxious weirdo. Though to be fair, he was sorta good/okay in the first 3 generations (and maybe some of the 4th) so yeah. - PageEmperor

4 A teenage genius

Hiro Hamada (I still like him). - AinezoChan

5 The love interest with no personality

I hate crushes - adventurer

Ronnie Anne Santiago. - AinezoChan

I believe she does have one. A love interest with no personality is Paige. - TheReviewer20

6 The dumb best friend

Patrick Star, Beast Boy, Sheen Estevez, Cosmo, etc. - StevenUniverseIsAwesome

Lindsay from TDI... but in a funny way.

Pinkie Pie, Dez from Austin & Ally. - AinezoChan

7 The selfish main character

Timmy Turner, TTG! Robin, and 2016! Blossom thrown into the mix. - StevenUniverseIsAwesome

Lincoln Loud. - AinezoChan

8 The rich kid with a British accent

These are the worst things ever made. - Qadzooks

I don't know anyone. - AinezoChan

9 A talking dog

Zoe Trent, Scooby-Doo. - AinezoChan

WAIT WHAT?! - StevenUniverseIsAwesome

10 Bratty teenage daughter

Candace Flynn. - AinezoChan

Take Chimera from Winx Club for example.

The Contenders

11 The dumb dad

It's almost like a rule that every cartoon show has to have an idiot father in it. - egnomac

Richard Watterson, Homer, Peter Griffin etc. - AinezoChan

12 The smart little sister

Lisa Loud is not a bad character - PeeledBanana

Lisa Loud and Anaus Watterson. - AinezoChan

13 The character who gets tortured

Squidward Tentacles torture porn anyone? - StevenUniverseIsAwesome

Lincoln, I hate him. - AinezoChan

14 The stupid villains The stupid villains

GRIM GLOOM! (I love him with a flaming passion) - AinezoChan

The Rocket Team though. - StevenUniverseIsAwesome

15 Dark is evil

Disney in a nutshell

Raven. - AinezoChan

16 Ice villain

Take Icy from the Winx Club franchise for example. She's a really good villain when you watch the show in the RAI English dub.

17 The tiny, annoying comic relief sidekick to the hero

Spike - AinezoChan

18 The token friend with no personality

As in token, I mean minority. - Swellow

To be honest, putting in a minority character doesn't make you look any more "accepting". Take note, Hanna-Barbera. - Swellow

19 The dumb chubby kid
20 Whole animal species as evil

Oh God, I think the The Lion King hater added this - PeeledBanana

21 The villain who is evil because the plot says so
22 The evil teacher

-cough cough- Crocker from Fairy Oddparents even though I like him. -cough cough-

23 Two main characters who start out as friends, but become more than just friends
24 Evil hyenas

TLK hater... - PeeledBanana

25 Heroic mice and evil rats
26 The evil comic relief trio that are also the main villain's henchmen
27 The noble, but bratty, main hero
28 Main hero always has a love interest
29 Androgynous evil villain
30 Only animals with a good reputation can be good guys
31 Light is good
32 The popular girl who bullies the main character
33 The girl who doesn't listen to her friends, falls in love with a guy who hurts her, and ends up getting her heart broken
34 Girl who thinks she's ugly but she's actually beautiful
35 A love triangle between the girl's male childhood best friend and the hot mysterious new guy

Every YA novel ever. Kinda off topic, but I think you get the point. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

36 People with autism are comical reliefs
37 Nerds who get bullied
38 Hyperactive characters
39 Rich bully/villain
40 Spoiled Teenager

Take many characters from Total Drama.

41 Any animal is ridden like a horse

Cartoons features characters riding animals that are obviously not capable of supporting the weight of a human.

-dog riding in Krypto the Superdog, Rugrats, Clifford, and the Simpsons
-goat riding in Ed Edd n Eddy

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