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Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_content_3'); })"Some of my best friends are sassy black people!"
So, you're hip. You're smart. You've got class. And when you say "Some of My Best Friends Are X", you want people to know that there is credibility behind that statement. What's the best way to show it? By having a black Best Friend!
Your black best friend is sassy. She's never too busy to lend an ear, or come along on your wacky schemes. She is flawless to the point of being unreal. (Unless there's the occasional situation of either having a problem with her race or her relationship with you.) Is it because she has no love life, no apartment, and no family? It's hard to say, but there's one thing for sure. She has a cell phone, and never ignores your calls.
Note: This is a black character whose role either A) revolves almost entirely around a white character or B) serves as a conscious effort for a white character/writer to appear inclusive. Simply being black as well as friends with a white character does not automatically make a character this trope. A black character who's shown to be just as relevant as their white counterparts does not count as this trope. Black characters with their own story, their own distinguished identity and goals; characters who undergo personal growth shouldn't be listed. In addition, black people in Real Life should definitely not be listed. Living beings do not exist in accordance to another person based on ethnicity.
Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_content_2'); })See also Magical Negro, Token Minority, Satellite Character, and Gay Best Friend. May also be Black and Nerdy. Some of the clunkier examples of Token White invert the race aspect of this trope,note Technically a full inversion would be the black lead having a multifaceted and well written white best friend. being someone there just to add diversity to a cast.
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Maurice from The Penguins of Madagascar. He only serves as Julien's royal adviser, and doesn't have much characterization compared to Julien and Mort. Zig-zagged later on in All Hail King Julien where we learn about his backstory and even his lost family.
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Machiste who, despite being king of his own land, spends most of his time as the loyal companion to Travis Morgan in The Warlord.
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A Walk to Remember has Eric, the only Black friend Carter has, in spite of being the Big Man on Campus. That said, he was the first of their group of friends to come around and apologize for mistreating Jaime and renew their friendship.
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In Nashville, Zoey is this to Scarlett. While she may in time come to have her own desires that do not revolve around helping Scarlett or Scarlett's ex-boyfriend, right now Zoey fulfills the trope. It is also notable that she entered the show as Coleman, the only African American cast member at the time, was written off the show. It could be argued that Coleman fulfilled this trope for a few characters on the show.
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Francie, Sydney Bristow's best friend, on Alias. She had her own plot about a cheating fiance that only served to show Sydney had a normal non-spy-related friend. In the second season, she had a restaurant startup subplot, and even interacted with people Sydney knew outside of their mutual friend Will. But then, she ends up killed and replaced by someone who's been genetically altered to look like her.
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Wes and Gunn on Angel for a while. Later on, they actually subverted this pretty well — part of the reason Gunn winds up spiraling toward the dark side in later seasons is because the rest of the team have a tendency to absentmindedly treat him like a secondary character. While the characters do, however, the show itself rarely does.
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Gus on Psych, though he exerts a lot of effort into not getting involved in Shawn's latest case. He's also probably a subversion, considering his general dorkiness, especially when compared to Shawn. What's his normal day-job when he's not helping Shawn solve crimes? He's a pharmaceutical sales rep. He's also gotten significant character development and almost always provides a reasonable offering to the plot of each episode.
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Lola, the little cutie from Robotboy, seems to want to make romantic sparks with the show's human protagonist Tommy Turnbull than be friends with him.
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Spoofed in The Sarah Silverman Program episode "Batteries" when Sarah meets God depicted as an African-American man and she asks him "Are you God's black friend?"
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Alex Mack from The Secret World of Alex Mack has Raymond as her black best friend. He's one of only two people along with Alex's sister Annie to know about her powers.
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Avoided in Eureka: Henry is Carter's best friend, but he has his own subplots, his own agenda, and his own secrets. A typed BBF would never erase memories from the white protagonist.
And considering that the woman that Carter is in love with is black, uh, yeah. Henry's as far from a token as can be.
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In Miraculous Ladybug, both Marinette and Adrien have an Ambiguously Brown best friend: Alya, who according to Word of God is Martinicquan, and Nino, who's Moroccan. Both are less socially awkward than their white friend and wind up as a Token Minority Beta Couple. However, while this trope applies fairly well in the first season, the second has made a conscious attempt to develop both of them more as their own characters, in preparation for them becoming superheroes themselves.
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Bennet from The Sorcerer's Apprentice is one of the greatest offenders. He only has a couple of scenes, usually for a bit of Plucky Comic Relief, where he shares the bedroom with the hero and seems to be the ''only'' person who talks to him and when he does is to say that Dave has to get a girlfriend and introduce a Chekhov's Gun that is going to be used by the Big Bad. Then, when he's having a date, Dave calls him for help and he leaves in the same instant, meets the hero, he says he's willing to do anything to help him and then he VANISHES without any explanation whatsoever. The point that NOBODY seems to remember this character makes it even more obvious.
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Sky High (2005): Poor Ethan looks for a while like he might be Will's new best friend if Will and Laila hook up, only for the Jerk with a Heart of Gold to be that.
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Providence. Dr. Sydney Hansen and her fellow physician at the clinic the latter woman runs. We learn they became friends in college and stayed that way through medical school before losing touch when Sydney moved to California for her residency.
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The Beano's Roger the Dodger (a strip that started in 1953) and his best friend Dave (who only started appearing some time during the late 2000s). Also in The Beano is Ball Boy and his friend Benji who began appearing in the comic in the 1970s around the same time as Bally Boy's strip started. Although Benji's name suggests he maybe Asian rather than Black so he may be more of an Ambiguously Brown Best Friend.
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Jak and Todd from The Dandy. Jak originally appeared in the late nineties but in 2004 was thrust onto The Dandy's cover along with a new black best friend called Todd, complete with Funny Afro, as part of The Dandy's revamp at the time.
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Community: One thing that gets Pierce out of his suicidal funk is that he has "a young African-American friend". Troy is in no way this trope, but it fits Pierce's racist world view to think he is.
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Nakili Abuto in the Purple Moon verse hits every note of this, save for not being your best friend — instead, she's part of a social clique that the player character wants to join. You know, girl?
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Rafael, Greg's study partner in an Israeli yeshiva in the middle third of A Wolf In The Soul, is a black convert to Judaism. His older brother, also a convert, appears later and earlier in the book.
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Subverted by Cirilo in Carrusel. He is friends with practically everyone- but not the sidekick of anyone in particular.
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As part of LayCool she played the Beta Bitch to Michelle McCool - there to take beatings or pins in tag matches. Then Layla became Women's Champion and although the two held the title as 'co-champions', Layla was subtly built up to become Michelle's equal. And Michelle ended up turning on her, resulting in a Heel–Face Turn for Layla and a win in a match that meant Michelle had to retire.
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She found herself getting paired with Kaitlyn a lot during the latter's rise to the top as Divas' Champion. In a shoot interview Kaitlyn poked fun at WWE trying to portray them as best friends just because they were both faces who had teamed together. Layla did pull a Face–Heel Turn on Kaitlyn to become this to AJ Lee - but that became an Aborted Arc quite fast.
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Harry Potter:
Fred and George have Lee Jordan. He gets some focus as the boy who does the Quidditch commentary but is still mostly defined as "the twins' friend".
Blaise Zabini is indicated to be the only person that Draco respects/sees as an equal. Subverting the usual implication of the character being broad-minded, both Draco and Blaise are pretty big fantastic racists.
Dean Thomas is initially this as part of Those Two Guys with the white Seamus. The latter initially got more characterization, but Dean overcame this by becoming Ginny's Romantic False Lead and getting some focus as a runaway in the last two books.
Inverted for Cho Chang who is Asian and has a white best friend Marietta that fits the Satellite Character requirements of the trope almost to the letter; she's introduced as Cho's friend and is only at the DA meetings because of Cho.
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Lawrence is Michael's Brazilian (and gay) friend in For Better or for Worse. Usually he's pulled out to show how tolerant the Pattersons are. In later years Eva served as this to April, to a) make Becky look bad, and b) use the Appeal to Worse Problems trope.
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In the movie of Matilda, her best friend, Lavender, is black. She gets no in-depth characterisation or growth, but then, neither do any of the other characters outside of Matilda's immediate family at least if you count Miss Honey as her family, since she did adopt Matilda at the end of the movie.
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In the film Chronicle, Steve Montgomery is the Black Best Friend of the two white protagonists who also develop superpowers. He's done a bit more justice than the typical Black Best Friend, though - he's the most popular, sociable and outgoing member of the trio (and is suggested to be a positive influence on both of them), is a well-rounded character who doesn't exhibit any particularly stereotypical attitudes or behaviors, and the development of the friendship between the members of the trio is treated as a meaningful plot arc.
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Scrubs:
Parodied with J.D. and Turk. J.D. is a total dork whose best friend is a black guy, but Turk is only slightly less, if not equally, dorky despite also possessing several jock characteristics. Generally said, Scrubs is one of the rare shows that handles the topic "racism" openly, and isn't afraid to do so. Examples are jokes about the white, geeky stereotype or the black Surfer Dude stereotype. They are very, very aware of this trope. Their nicknames for each other are 'chocolate bear' and 'vanilla bear'.
In Season 4's "My Roommates", Dr. Cox has a Vitriolic Best Buds relationship with Ron Laver, his black best friend from high school. The two have a rollicking good time being complete jerkasses to everyone, and Ron messes with J.D. with an Angry Black Man routine.
In Season's 5's "His Story III" Dr. Cox accuses Turk of not really being black, one of the reasons being because he has a nerdy, white best friend.
In Season 5's "My Chopped Liver" they go to a frat party with J.D. in blackface and Turk in whiteface, J.D. obviously more worried about the implications than Turk is. Turk gets caught up elsewhere and J.D. is left to the mercy of the black fraternity leaders.
From Season 9's "My Dumb Luck"
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The team of Glacier and Ernest "The Cat" Miller teamed together in WCW in 1997 in the Blood Runs Cold feud against Mortis, Wrath and manager James Vandenberg. It is a Justified example, as both Glacier and Miller are martial artists and Miller was Glacier's only friend in WCW. Because Miller did not develop his Large Ham/Small Name, Big Ego "I'm the greatest" act until sometime after the team had dissolved, it was not a case of Salt and Pepper. In fact, one of the problems that hurt the feud's chances of getting over was that no one really displayed a personality that could transcend their gimmicks.
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Averted in Homicide: Life on the Street; many of the Black characters are given much more characterization and are just as relevant as their White counterparts (which helped in the series' lasting popularity). Frank often shoots down any attempts at friendship Tim shows despite Tim calling Frank his best friend. This is more to do with Pembleton's characterisation as a self-assigned loner.
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In the Whateley Universe, Jericho is this to Diamondback and Razorback. Given that Diamondback looks like a naga and Razorback looks like he's mostly velociraptor, not a lot of people want to be their friend.
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AJ on The Fairly Oddparents is the black friend to both Timmy and Chester, though in a bit of a subversion he's probably the smartest and most level-headed of the three. AJ is definitely the smartest both academically (he gets LOTS of A's while Timmy and Chester pretty much fail exclusively) and in terms of common sense, though his attempts to get Timmy to not make ridiculously bad decisions don't really work.
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For the first eight or so seasons of Married... with Children, Al worked alone in the shoe store. Starting in season 9, his friend and fellow NO-MAAMer Griff became his co-worker. In many respects, Griff was a black version of Al, with a bad car and an even worse job, their major difference being that Griff was divorced. Al would probably consider him better off, but as Griff told Bud in one episode, she got the car, the dog and the money. I got the right to remain silent.
He actually worked with a white guy in the first season of the show, then went a couple of of seasons working alone, before hiring a kid that was from Polk High named Aaron. Then he got a intern named Dexter (played by Chi McBride) for one episode. Then Griff came along. Plus, the only cop in Chicago who seems to like Al is Officer Dan.
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Barret from Final Fantasy VII is this to Cloud. You can see them having a man-talk moment if you get him for the tram ride cut-scene.
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Small Wonder: Reggie, Jamie's best friend. In the earlier seasons, he's written as a normal kid. In some later episodes, Reggie picks up some stereotypical Black Best Friend behavior. He's sassier, and one episode has him rapping for a school project.
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James "Lord Bowler" Lonefeather of The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. while starting out as a rival bounty hunter he eventually became the partner and best friend of Brisco.
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Melanie is this to April in The Egypt Game, providing an early example from The '60s. The Sympathetic P.O.V. is actually assigned to them about equally, although April still registers more strongly as a protagonist. On the other hand, April is definitely the sassier of the two, which would have been an Inverted Trope had the stereotype been codified.
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In Static Shock there's what you could call an inversion. The protagonist is black, though his race rarely comes up unless the show is actually talking about racism. However, his best friend is Richie, who you could call...'White Best Friend'. Richie is, perhaps deliberately, as white as a character can be. Being a geek, completely uncool and utterly...well, white (And gay. Not that this is ever mentioned on the show, though). Although, to be fair, Static is equally geeky.
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In The Proposition, the only cop other to be trusted by Cpt. Stanley is Jacko, an Australian Aborigine. On the other side of the law, Arthur Burns' right-hand man is another Aborigine named Two-Bob. Two-Bob considers Jacko to be a sellout, and knifes him to death.
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Luther Stickell from the Mission: Impossible series. Since Ethan and Luther first met, they've become close friends and allies. He was also the only recruit in the first movie to not have a Face–Heel Turn.
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8-Ball, Lance Vance, and Little Jacob in the Grand Theft Auto series. 8-Ball is probably the least stereotypical of the three, unfortunate since he's the oldest character (they first appear in GTA III, Vice City, and GTAIV respectively). Little Jacob is Jamaican, so whilst he is black he comes from a totally different culture to a black American.
Dwayne from GTA IV (provided you let him live), who is one of the nicest characters in the game. He isn't directly a stereotype, but if you take him to Cluckin' Bell (the game's chicken shop) he admits that it may be a stereotype but he still loves the food.
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A Little Princess (the 1995 film version) gives Becky a Race Lift to become black. This fits with the Setting Update from Victorian London to World War I New York (Becky was a cockney girl in the book). Becky serves as Sara's Morality Pet when she loses her fortune, keeping her from becoming too bitter about her situation. In this case she literally has no life of her own because she's an orphan working at the school for her room. The film changes the ending to have Becky adopted as Sara's sister.
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Sketch Comedy: It would seem that Paul's sole purpose is to help James realize how ridiculous his elitist opinions are. It's not exactly working.
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Quantum and Woody: A variation, since they are forced to stay together by circumstance despite really getting on each other's nerves. Also, Quantum, who is black, is much more straight-laced and uptight than Woody.
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Bates Motel (1987), a failed Pilot Movie that tried to create an anthology series based around the titular motel, had Henry Watson, a hard-up carpenter who befriended lead character Alex West, and was subsequently allowed to move into the motel in exchange for renovating it. While the person who Alex actually had the most screentime with was Lori Petty's character, Willie, she was likely intended as a romantic foil for Alex if it ever went to a series, meaning that Henry more fit the "best friend" part of the trope.
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Jim Rhodes: friend and employee of Tony Stark aka Iron Man. The personal pilot of the billionaire who became the second Iron Man and then got his own armor as War Machine. Even before he got the suit, he still managed quite well as a Badass Normal in Stark's adventures.
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Iron Man: Armored Adventures averted this with Rhodey, who's Tony's best friend, confidant, and moral compass for most of the series. He is by far the most calm and mature out of all the main characters. He's also the only person who calls Tony out when he does morally/intellectually questionable things and is basically the main cast's voice of reason. During the Time Skip between seasons, Tony gave Rhodey his own armor to use to protect New York with because Rhodey is, according to Tony 'the only thing that makes sense'. Although the series' main focus is on Tony (he is Iron Man, after all) Rhodey undergoes a personal morality arc wherein he examines his actions, his struggle to be the moral center, and what ultimately is moral.
Rhodey's mother Roberta would be this for Howard, Tony's father, if it's weren't for the fact that the second season gave an Author's Saving Throw to explain a large chunk of their friendship is based on her accepting his change of heart from weapons' dealer to altruistic scientist and that she's his only friend. If she wasn't married it'd be a pretty good romance backstory.
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Cloe of Sabrina: The Animated Series to Sabrina, though she does have some importance as a Secret Keeper who knows about Sabrina's magic - allowing her to get involved in more adventures than the rest of the cast. Still, her involvement in the plot is usually based around being Sabrina's friend. In the sequel series she is Put on a Bus and replaced with a Latina girl called Maritza - who is more blatantly this trope.
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Smokey Brown, Joseph Joestar's buddy from Part 2 ("Battle Tendency") of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. If anything, his fast befrieding with Joseph and Erina shows how open-minded the Joestar family is during World War II era. That, and he acts as a part-time narrator and gives typical reactions to Joseph's very bizarre journey.
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Pete in the early seasons of Smallville. The first character outside the Kent family in whom Clark confided about his powers. Made all the more transparent by the fact that Pete Ross was a blond, blue-eyed white boy in the comics.
After he learnt about Clark's powers, he does rescue Clark for a good number of times, but then became an achingly obvious Token Minority and was eventually Put on a Bus. The role of Clark's best friend was quickly assumed by the much more interestingly written and acted Chloe Sullivan. It should be noted that Chloe learned Clark's secret after Pete left, though.
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While Teal'c gets many "Warrior-centric" episodes he stars in, and plenty of plot development, group episodes of Stargate SG-1 typically relegate him to Jack's one-word Straight Man Black Best Friend. Often for hilarious lampshading effect.
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Bonnie to Elena and Caroline on The Vampire Diaries. She's not a perfect example because she's a fleshed-out character with plotlines of her own, is more aware of and capable of handling what's going on in the Town with a Dark Secret than many characters, and is even a Magical Negro, but she's black and a good friend, so it's still worth mentioning. She's sassy as well, but so is everyone on the show.
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The Silence of the Lambs features two of these — Clarice's roommate Ardelia and the orderly Barney, who appears to be one of the few people Hannibal Lecter respects.
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In District 9, they are not exactly friends, but Wikus' black bureaucratic co-worker got along well enough with him. Furthermore, that co-worker is so inspired by Wikus' sacrifice that he investigated and exposed MNU's evil scientific experiments on the aliens to the world to strike his own blow and willingly pays the price doing so.
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Parodied in the 6th season episode of Seinfeld, "The Diplomat's Club" in which George offends his black boss, Morgan, when he says Morgan resembles Sugar Ray Leonard (in George's defense, he actually does). He goes as far as trying to find any black person he's had contact with recently to prove to his boss he's not a racist. He ends up inviting Jerry's black plumber exterminator to a dinner with his boss and pretending they're old high school buddies. Obviously, it blows up in his face.
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H2O: Just Add Water Season 1's Alpha Bitch Miriam has a black best friend called Tiffany who rarely gets lines or focus outside of one episode where she's crowned the surprise winner of a Beauty Contest, and another where she's Lewis's date for a dance (and she seems to be nicer than Miriam). Both characters vanish in Season 2.
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Parodied in The Colbert Report. When discussing racial matters, Stephen would frequently show a single picture of him with a black staff member named Alan. After Colbert saw Alan participating in an anti-war protest, he was demoted to a "black acquaintance", and Colbert started looking for a new black friend before dropping the bit completely. There was actually a montage in which he showcased all his token minority friends. Stephen also has an Asian best friend, a Mexican best friend, and a Jewish best friend (Jon Stewart). In all cases, the "friends" are wearing the same resigned expressions as in the picture at the top of the page.
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The first episode that Hazel is the main character in Degrassi: The Next Generation leaves her usual part of being an extention of the queen bee Paige and goes to her claiming that she's black because she's from Jamaica, not the Muslim African nation that she is from.
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The President of Central High's Vice President in Daily Lives of High School Boys. Subverted in that the Vice President finds the President just as annoying as everyone else does.
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In the Dear America book Look to the Hills: The Diary of Lozette Moreau, a French Slave Girl the main character Zettie, though six years younger, is her mistress's loved and trusted companion.
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The Legend of Wonder Woman (2016): While all signs point to plans for Lt. Lawrence Stone to have become more than a good friend and Satellite Character to Steve Trevor the comic was canceled before those plans had a chance to come to fruition.
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Magick Chicks: Jacqui is best friends with Melissa and Cerise, and is the nice one of the bunch. She cares for both of them and offers them her support when they need it... so long as there aren't any boys around to distract her.
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When the two appeared on Defenders of the Earth, Lothar finally got equal billing. Which seems fair, considering that he's always been described as the Strongest Man In the World.
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The Office (UK) spinoff David Brent Life On The Road plays this trope for laughs. David befriends a black hip-hop artist named Dom and makes him come into work to show the HR rep that even though he made a racist joke, it's cancelled out by the fact that he knows a black guy. Adding to the hilarity is the fact that this was Dom's first appearance in the film.
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One of Michael Scott's quirks from The Office (US) is his bizarre belief, in the face of all evidence, that sales rep Stanley Hudson is a stereotypical "sassy black mentor" and that Stanley is therefore one of his best friends from work (since Michael is, of course, the protagonist of his little pop-culture fantasy world). Michael has a magical ability to completely ignore all of Stanley's real personality traits while imagining him as a Black Best Friend, imagining him as a wisecracking happy-go-lucky athletic "urban" man with working-class roots , when Stanley is in fact sedentary and out of shape, laconic to the point of catatonia, frequently depressed, raised in a small town and just as if not more solidly upper-middle-class as anyone else in the office.
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A rare anime example is Tapp Oceano from Metal Armor Dragonar. In a strange twist, he is a rather grounded individual who came from a childhood of relative poverty living in New York, compared to his friends Kaine Wakaba, the somewhat overzealous hero who grew up in a strangely traditional Japanese village, and Light Newman, The Smart Guy who happens to be a certified British nobleman (he doesn't like to talk about it).
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Wonder Woman starts to set one up for Diana in the episode where she transfers to Los Angeles. T. Burton Phipps III is a sassy black kid who somehow has open access to the West Coast headquarters of the IADC to sell apples and other items at outrageously inflated prices.
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Lampshaded in 30 Rock. When Liz tries to make friends with Tracey's wife, Angie, she asks "Are you looking for a sassy black friend?" When Liz stumbles for words, Angie continues: "Because you just found one, girlfriend!"
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Wonderfalls has an odd case with Mahandra, who, unlike other examples, has a love life and the occasional wacky subplot.
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Get Over It:
Alison has a Beta Bitch called Maggie (played by pre-fame Zoe Saldana) whose lines consist of Squeeing over Alison's Boy Band member boyfriend or saying mean things about Berk. Oh and then Stryker cheats on Alison with her.
Berk also has a black friend called Dennis, who has less of a role in the plot than their other best friend Felix. His contribution to the plot is being a last minute replacement for a dancer in the school musical.
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Glee: Karofsky's best friend, Azimio, fits the trope - he is every bit a Jerk Jock like Karofsky, just without the Hidden Depth of [[spoiler: being and Armored Closet Gay with suicidal tendencies.)
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Boy Meets World had two at different points in the show's run: Angela Moore for Topanga Lawrence and Eli Williams for Jonathan Turner. However, in Angela's case, her primary role was as Shawn's girlfriend and her friendship with Topanga grew out of her relationship with Shawn.
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Parodied in Not Another Teen Movie with Malik Token, who lampshades as the Token Minority of the film, that he should only smile politely, stay out of the conversation and just say things like "Bling-bling!" and "That is whack!" In the climax of the film, he begins a meaningful conversation with lead protagonist, only for him to cut him off to race for his love and he points out how irritating he is by this.
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This trope is referenced and mocked in Orange Is the New Black. When Taystee is thinking of new hairstyles that would help her appeal, one of the other girls recommends that she go the "Black Best Friend" route with her hair. They list off a few from recent movies such as Regina King in Miss Congeniality and Legally Blonde, as well as Viola Davis in Eat, Pray, Love.
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Monique from Kim Possible. Sassy and Kim's closest female friend outside of her fellow cheerleaders.
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Jessica, from the Betsy the Vampire Queen series. She is undeniably sassy, and despite having no supernatural powers (unlike many other characters in the series), she is something of a Magical Negro, due to her stupendous (inherited) wealth.
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Mildred's only friend (or at leas the only character she treats nicely) is her black co-worker. She's arrested for drug possession early on in the film and doesn't get released until the last act - allowing Mildred to have plenty of angst in between.
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The Mystery Science Theater 3000 episode that features the movie Werewolf mocks this when the only black person in the film, seen for a few seconds, is introduced at a party as "my good friend Elgin."
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Sloane Plunderman from D.N. Ace is Ace Ripley's closest friend in the series. She usually gets involved with him and his various endeavors.
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Malcolm's best friend in Malcolm in the Middle is Stevie, who is also Black and Nerdy.
All of Hal's friends are black, possibly because their friendship with Hal is a result of his friendship with Stevie's father. As is typical of the series, this is never explained or commented upon. It is, however, subverted at first, where Hal feels he doesn't get along with Stevies father and all of his friends, and that they treat him differently, because he is not like them. When Abe confronts Hal about what he means, Hal says they treat him differently because Hal isn't a professional.
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Ojamajo Doremi gives us Beth, Momoko's best friend from back in the USA who pops up a few times as if to say, "Momoko lived in America, and there were black people there!"
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In Futurama's Show Within a Show All My Circuits, Calculon's best friend is a human—who doesn't have a name and is only known as "human friend." Similar in spirit.
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Inversion in Independence Day. The hero, Steven Hiller, is a black Marine fighter pilot and his white best friend, Jimmy, is the wise-cracking comic relief who's also one of the first to die. It's worth noting that the hero wasn't written as a black character, but the role went to a young Will Smith.
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A variation can be found in The Dagger of Kamui. In order to travel to California, Jiro has to take a Western boat. Since Westerners weren't that fond of Japanese people at the time, Jiro befriends Sam, a slave of the captain, after rescuing him when he's left behind by his crewmates. He asks for passage on Sam's ship, the California. Sam decides that he owes the ninja his life, and Jiro buys Sam's freedom when the captain forces the ninja to disembark in Alaska.
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When talking about the "sensitive issue of race" The Nostalgia Chick parodies this by saying that its okay, because her best friend is black. Cut to the definitely white Nella:
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Not a perfect example, but the trope is played for laughs in the Season 3 episode of Father Ted, "Are You Right There, Father Ted" where, in an attempt to appeal to the Chinese people of Craggy Island when they all start to believe he is a racist, Ted organizes an event to celebrate their culture. A slide-show is the main event where, before he gets to a cringe-worthy display of examples of "Chinese culture" (including Ted claiming that you can see the Great Wall of China "from anywhere in the world" and Mr. Miyagi) he shows a picture of himself with his arm around a black man and the pair smiling. To this he says "I forget his name now, but I got on very well with him..." before moving on.
Zero Punctuation did the exact same joke in his review over 50 Cent's game, just a lot quicker.
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Jason is the Black Best Friend of Charlie and Duncan in Mystery Team. Slightly averted in that he's the protagonist, and doesn't have the same characteristics as most examples of these tropes.
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In a Saturday Night Live sketch Louis C.K. stars as Abraham Lincoln in a parody of his show Louie. He tries to make new black friends at a bar by mentioning how he emancipated them. It doesn't go well.
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Franklin in Peanuts, although he's depicted as Shermy's best friend, rather than the protagonist Charlie Brown's. Originally, Franklin was a kid from the next neighborhood over who apparently knew Charlie Brown from school and was visiting the Peanuts Gang. He proceeded to become the Only Sane Man when he realized that all the kids in the neighborhood were so eccentric that he could never possibly be friends with them. (He obviously changed his mind later, though.) Being in the same class as Peppermint Patty with all her silliness helps.
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Spider-Man: J. Jonah Jameson has Joe "Robbie" Robertson. True to form, Robbie is the more mellow and approachable of the two (not that that's hard), generally acting as Jonah's Lancer / Morality Chain. This leads to a brilliant moment in an issue of She-Hulk in which she helps Spider-Man sue Jameson for harassment. While on the stand, Spidey (who, of course, wears a full-body costume) says that JJJ keeps harassing him because he's black. Jameson's reply is to stammer out that "Some of my best friends are... uh..." It's a statement that's ACTUALLY TRUE because of Joe Robertson and it only adds to the hilarity. The lawsuit only failed because they tried to call Peter Parker as a witness, which would've forced Spider-Man to testify against himself.
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Shaunee is the only black main character of The House of Night, and her main character trait is being best friends with Erin.
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In the shows that make up Robotech, there's Misa Hayase/Lisa Hayes's Cool Big Sis Claudia LaSalle/Grant from Super Dimension Fortress Macross, and Jeanne Fránçaix/Dana Sterling's childhood friend Bowie Emerson/Grant from Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross (who's also Claudia's nephew in the Robotech continuity).
In the Robotech Expanded Universe, Dana and Bowie were raised practically as siblings by Rolf Emerson, while their respective parents were away in space. This matches their relationship on-screen, inseparable but completely platonic.
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Kelly Kelly got two in the 2011-2012 period where she was the top face Diva. First was Eve Torres, who randomly decided to save Kelly from an attack by the Bella Twins when they had no history beforehand. Alicia Fox was given a Heel–Face Turn to join them as well, and upon Eve's Face–Heel Turn, Alicia spent a few months tagging with Kelly or standing at ringside for her matches. Despite Eve and Alicia getting wins, Kelly was always promoted as the 'leader' of the trio.
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Kennedy/Kenichi is black in the 2003 Astro Boy adaptation; he seems to serve as The Lancer when the kids as a group are in focus and gets more development than any of Astro's friends save Reno.
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Defied by Regine, the black secondary character from More Than This. She calls Seth out on thinking that everything revolves around him and that Regine and Tomasz are some sort of props to help him on his journey.
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The plot of Strange Magic is largely caused by Sunny refusing to just be this to Princess Dawn.
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Parodied in the Johnny Maxwell Trilogy with Yo-less, who is "technically black". Yo-less was once asked if it was racist for him to be Baron Samedi for Halloween. He says no, it can't be racist if it's him doing it. The nickname, incidentally, is because he is so chronically unhip that it goes far beyond not conforming to stereotypes; he's actually "whiter" than his aggressively Anglo friends.
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Derek Morgan and Spencer Reid in Criminal Minds, especially in the first three seasons. More often than not, Morgan's interactions with Reid are about addressing a concern Reid is having or to highlight a trait of Reid- you never see Morgan get help from Reid.
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In Superman/Shazam: First Thunder, Billy Batson has one named Scott Okum. An odd case, since he's never seen in any of the main Shazam stories that are supposed to be set after this one. There's a reason for that.
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On One Tree Hill, this is basically Skills' characterization, even with being in the opening credits in the fourth season and given more dialogue and backstory. One Bottle Episode even has Lucas meeting up with a Black female friend in her new city.
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Inverted on ER. While Pratt was certainly this to Morris, Pratt was the more prominent character.
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Satirized in The L.A. Complex when Raquel goes out for the role of the protagonist's best friend in a new TV show and is told that they're looking for a Black Best Friend.
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Jacqueline spent a lot of the 2002-2003 period tagging with either Lita or Trish Stratus (whichever was the top face at the time) and playing the 'friend of top face' while getting minimal storyline of her own.
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Subverted with Robin Quivers. She's been the news anchor and a co-host of The Howard Stern Show since 1981, although originally she was only given the job of newsanchor by executives in the hopes that she would calm Stern down and fulfill the normal role of Black Best Friend. As common with Stern, this only served to increase his wild tendencies, and he interacted and involved Quivers with the show so much through the years that it's obvious she's a fully realized person with flaws, likes, and dislikes... and sometimes she's the only person to take a stand against Stern.
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Wallace on Veronica Mars. He gets his own story in season 2...which results in him leaving the show for several episodes...and is promptly written into the background of season 3. Weevil might also count as a sassy latino associate, but he's got enough of his own motivations that he might count as independent of Veronica...except he needs her help frequently to get him out of jail. Wallace got a few storylines in Season 3. The show tried a little harder than most shows to make the minority best friend more three-dimensional.
(Also, Neptune, the town where the show takes place, is divided into classes which look at the money you make and frequently also the colour of your skin (some exceptions, but as a rule the white kids are on top) - Wallace wasn't so much the black best friend to give the main character a black best friend, rather he was black because she wouldn't be able to make friends with someone who wasn't also spurned as a social outcast to some degree, and with the town being a little racist as well as money obsessed, it made sense for it to be the black boy she felt sympathy for.)
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True Blood initially had Tara and Lafayette playing this straight as Sookie's black best friends. But they got significant characterization and plenty of plots outside their friendship with Sookie. Tara even had her own season long arc separate from Sookie.
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On Las Vegas, we have Mike Cannon, who is pretty much cool personified, and frequently chases tail. He's also an MIT graduate, idolizes Stephen Hawking, and is one of the smartest guys on the show. (James Lesure and Josh Duhamel are actually real-life friends.) There's also Detta, who was Delinda's British BBF, and Sam Marquez, a sassy Hispanic woman(And I use the word "sassy" generously).
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Davida Kirby, from Spider-Girl: Sure, she's a great friend who's hip and always willing to lend an ear, but also... almost lost her friends due to anger and jealousy, strings boyfriends along, and is a little insensitive and pushy sometimes. Plus she's getting suspicious of her best friend's lame excuses.
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Inverted in The Karate Kid (2010) in that as soon as Dre moves to China a local blonde starts being his friend but barely has a line in the film.
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Power Man and Immortal Iron Fist. Notably, Luke (Power Man) was originally the title character, and Danny (Fist) was introduced as his white best friend. Also notably, while Danny is still reasonably popular, Luke is the much more popular of the two these days.
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Subtly parodied in the All That sketch "Harry Bladder", a Harry Potter spoof where Harry Bladder's best friend ReRon (a parody of Ron Weasley) is an African-American kid with a huge red afro.
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In The Gamer's Alliance, Ismail is Belial's best friend. They met each other for the first time when Belial began spending time with Sultana Razia whom Ismail served as the captain of the guard in Vanna. The two men instantly got along and actually began teaching each other about their respective cultures, gaining mutual respect over the years which turned into a lasting friendship. When Razia's twin sister Adela usurped the throne, Ismail was sent into exile. Belial immediately offered him and the other exiled people a sanctuary in his Maar Sulais home, and Ismail returned the favour by becoming Belial's bodyguard as well as the mentor of Belial's son.
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The Skeleton Key: Actually serves the plot as she introduces the protagonist to the Hoodoo that was practiced in her family. (And at the end it's how we know she's going to be the next victim of body-snatching Mama Cecile who had said earlier that she wants a black woman to inhabit.)
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Christina from Divergent is a better example than most, since she is a pretty well-rounded character that interacts with and has strong friendships with people other than Tris. However, she isn't a very flawed person.
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Played for laughs in the Season 7 Family Guy episode, "Three Kings" in its parody of The Shawshank Redemption:
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Shanghai Express is named by Pre-Code Hollywood as a very early example of this (it came out in 1932). Hui Fei is Chinese and is Shanghai Lily's ethnic companion, with no real explanation of how they know each other or why they're travelling together. Of course she's something of an Unbuilt Trope as she still is involved in the plot getting raped by the villain and then murdering him for it. It's also one of the few non-stereotypical roles her actress Anna May Wong got to play in Hollywood.
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At the start of the Zero Punctuation review of 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand, Yahtzee explains that he's not a racist. This photograph◊ flashes up for just one frame. Then flashes up again. And again. Including after the last line of the video, which cuts off a... not very nice word for black people.
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It was hinted that Dee Jay may have been this to Fei Long in the Alpha continuity, since there were some mentions to them having worked together and Dee Jay defended Fei Long's image when he was told by Yun that Fei Long may be involved in drug trades. There haven't been any allusions to this in other continuities, though.
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Molly from Showgirls. The second person main character Nomi meets, she immediately offers her shelter and helps her get a job. She then serves as the voice of reason, though she is constantly ignored. She is the only character with no hidden motive, and the only character of moral integrity. By the end of the film she has been violently gang raped and beaten and is barely alive in a hospital.
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Before showing a sketch the audience Key & Peele talk about how the only roles in movies they get to read for are for the "black best friend" who's purpose is to make the white main character seem cool and to offer him wise advice.
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Inverted in Eyeshield 21. We actually know quite a bit about Patrick "Panther" Spencer, but as for his best friend Homer, well... He's white. And nice. That's about it. Of course, it can be argued that Panther is Sena's black friend.
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Sabrina the Teenage Witch - according to Michelle Beaudoin, she was axed as Sabrina's best friend Jenny because the network wanted her to have an ethnic best friend. This didn't happen until Season 4 with Dreama - who actually did get a plot of being a student Sabrina needed to help earn her witch's license.
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Quincy from My Dad the Rock Star is this to the male lead Willy. Unique in that he is not portrayed as cooler than the already nerdy-looking Willy. In fact, he's a subverted Jive Turkey who tries to talk in street slang and appear hip hop, but comes off as a clear poser to everyone else
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Hill Street Blues averts the trope for the most part, but the spectre of it hangs over Hill and Renko whenever they have a falling-out; Bobby is actually insecure about the idea Renko sees him as this trope at its worst. This was most noticeable when Bobby was elected to a post in the city's Black Police Association, taking him away from street duty for a while. Ironically enough was that Andy was most bothered by the fact he got assigned a (white!) substitute partner whose carelessness nearly got him jumped by a perp.
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Prince Lothar from Mandrake the Magician is one of the oldest examples of the Trope. (The strip started in 1934.) He became an Ensemble Dark Horse and got more Character Development than usual, though.
When the two appeared on Defenders of the Earth, Lothar finally got equal billing. Which seems fair, considering that he's always been described as the Strongest Man In the World.
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The Cabin in the Woods Holden is the only boy of colour in the Five-Man Band and he's the only character not to be part of the main gang, introduced as Kurt's friend that he's trying to set Dana up with.
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Captain America had the black hero, The Falcon. They were so tight in the 1970s that Cap's series was retitled as Captain America and the Falcon for years.
When Cap quit being Cap and a new one was appointed by the US government, the replacement John Walker, in that brief interlude before he started getting evil, also had a black best friend, Lemar Hoskins, who was given the costume of and codename of Bucky, Original Cap's World War II sidekick. The comics people rapidly realized that there were Unfortunate Implications, and in an unusual move addressed these within the comic, as Lemar explained to Walker that 'Bucky' was an unfortunate slang term for black men, and there was something demeaning about a grown man being named after a dead white teenager, so he'd like to pick a new codename. Walker agreed and Lemar became Battlestar.
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Subverted in Captain Atom with Sgt. Jeff "Goz" Goslin. Goz is black, and is Cap's best friend, but he is a fully realized character, and he certainly has a love life. At one point, in fact, he was involved with Cap's daughter, a plot-line the writers used to explore Cap's attitudes about race.
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 make a to do send a pm add to watchlist drop watch go to watchlist Chappelle's Show / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Rat-Man / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Ride With The Devil
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 Saving Face / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Shameless / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Shermanstown / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Ship Breaker / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Dead Zone / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Devil Wears Prada / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 make a to do send a pm add to watchlist drop watch go to watchlist The Fairly Oddparents / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Hebrew Hammer / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The House Of Night / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Lizzie Bennet Diaries / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Mystery Files Of Shelby Woo / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Next Step / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Prince Of Atlantis / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Proposition / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Secret World of Alex Mack / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Silence of the Lambs / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Silent Age of Animation
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 tick, tick... BOOM!
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 Two Sense
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 Vanishing Acts / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 War Horse
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 Were the World Mine / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Manga: Eden: It's an Endless World! / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Manga: Fatal Chaos / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Legend of Mother Sarah (Manga) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Henshin Heroes (Roleplay) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The Gamer's Alliance (Roleplay) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 A to Z / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Ace Lightning / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Alias / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 All My Children / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Ally McBeal / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Anger Management / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Balamory / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Battlestar Galactica (1978) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Black Hole High / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Breaking In / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Cake
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 Channel Zero / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Chapelle's Show / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Chappelle's Show / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Daredevil (2015) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Deception / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Degrassi Junior High / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Delocated / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Dream On / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Early Edition / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Escape of the Artful Dodger / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Every Witch Way / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Ewilan
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 Series: Flash Gordon / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Full House / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Geordie Shore / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Good Luck Charlie / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Homicide: Life on the Street / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 I Hate My Teenage Daughter / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Instant Star / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Jack & Bobby / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Joey / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Last Man Standing / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Last Man Standing (2011) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Less Than Perfect / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Life as We Know It / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Lucky Louie / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Magnum, P.I. / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Married... with Children / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Matlock / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Matrix
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 Series: Matrix / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Me, Myself, and I / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Misfits of Science / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Mr. Sunshine / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Mulaney / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: My Spy Family / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 New Girl / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Okupas / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 One Big Happy / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 One Tree Hill / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Out of Jimmy's Head / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Parks and Recreation / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Pawn Stars / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Pompeii: The Last Day / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Providence / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Psych / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Raines / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Scouts Safari / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Scrubs / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 7th Heaven / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Shrill / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Silver Spoons / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Simon And Simon / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Small Wonder / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Sydney to the Max / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: Taina / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: The Cape / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: The Chronicle / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Colbert Report / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The Dead Zone / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The Flash (1990) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The Haves And The Have Nots / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The Jury / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The King of Queens / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The L.A. Complex / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: The Lunchroom / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The Naked Brothers Band / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: The New Adventures of Old Christine / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 The Office (US) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: The Philanthropist / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: The Show / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: The Smoke / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 True Blood / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Undercovers / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Veronica Mars / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Series: WMAC Masters / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Wonderfalls / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Young Indiana Jones / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Angels in America (Theatre) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Miss Saigon (Theatre) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Afterparty (Video Game) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Army Men (Video Game) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Binary Domain (Video Game) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Video Game: Choice of Games / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 FIFA Soccer (Video Game) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Final Fantasy VII (Video Game) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Final Fantasy VIII (Video Game) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Jump Start (Video Game) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Original War (Video Game) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Purple Moon (Video Game) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Video Game: The Adventures Of Willy Beamish / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Tomb Raider: Legend (Video Game) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Policenauts (Visual Novel) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Dr. Havoc's Diary (Web Animation) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Web Animation: Super F*ckers
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 Every [Blank] Ever (Web Video) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Mother Goose Club (Web Video) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Web Video: Safety Choices / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Shane Dawson (Web Video) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (Web Video) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Tribe Twelve (Web Video) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Two Best Friends Play (Web Video) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Web Video: Two Sense
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 Axe Cop (Webcomic) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Webcomic: Blip / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Webcomic: Brock Of The Undead
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 Dr. Brinner: Ghost Psychiatrist (Webcomic) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Webcomic: PreTeena
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 Webcomic: Sketch Comedy / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Sweet Bro and Hella Jeff (Webcomic) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The Word Weary (Webcomic) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Webcomic: Twisted Kaiju Theater / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 What's Normal Anyway? (Webcomic) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Website: Fundies Say the Darndest Things / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Webvideo: Dragonbored / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Aqua Teen Hunger Force / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 As Told by Ginger / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Batman Beyond / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Being Ian / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Bless the Harts / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Cosmic Quantum Ray / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 D.N. Ace / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Daddy I Am A Zombie / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Daddy, I'm a Zombie / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Daft Planet / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Western Animation: Ellie the Ace
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 Fancy Nancy / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Western Animation: Fleabag Monkeyface / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Foodfight! / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Gerald McBoing-Boing / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Western Animation: Iron Man: Armored Adventures
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 Western Animation: Kung Foot / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Maya & Miguel / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Milo Murphy's Law / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Miss BG / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 My Dad the Rock Star / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Nina's World / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Olivia / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Pinkalicious & Peterrific / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Ready Jet Go! / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Sabrina: The Animated Series / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Shrek / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Western Animation: Shuriken School
seeAlso
Black Best Friend
 Western Animation: Shuriken School / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Static Shock / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The Davincibles / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The Incredibles / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The Loud House / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The Spectacular Spider-Man / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The Superhero Squad Show / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Western Animation: This Just In / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Transformers: Rescue Bots / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Western Animation: Turbo Teen / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 What's with Andy? / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Western Animation: Wild Grinders / int_6ae5a59
type
Black Best Friend
 Ernest Miller (Wrestling) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Evan Bourne (Wrestling) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 The World's Greatest Tag Team (Wrestling) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Metal Armor Dragonar / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Spider-Girl (Comic Book) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Stan Helsing / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Junie B. Jones / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Casanova / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Nashville / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Smallville / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend
 Errant Story (Webcomic) / int_e2ca527c
type
Black Best Friend