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A teddy bear, or any other cute plush animal from your childhood just earned a place in your worst nightmares by killing/being used to kill people. Sometimes caused by a Sealed Evil in a Teddy Bear.

Related to Creepy Doll. Sister Trope to Perverse Puppet and Demonic Dummy. Not always a case of Fluffy the Terrible. See also: Everything Is Worse With Bears, even if the plush is not always a bear.

Examples of Killer Teddy Bear include:


Anime & Manga

Comics

Film

  • Lotso from Toy Story 3 is more indifferent than truly evil.
    • "Where's your kid now, Sheriff?!"
  • Screamers. Killer robots looking like little girls, carrying killer robot teddy bears.

Literature

  • The Free Kingdomers in the Alcatraz Series disguise their grenades as teddy bears, the logic being that the enemy shouldn't know to run away from their weapons.
  • In Mercedes Lackey's short story The Last Of The Season, a little girl's teddy bear comes to life to protect her from a serial rapist/murderer, which it does with extreme prejudice.

Live Action TV

  • The episode "Ursa Minor" from Tales from the Darkside.
  • Inversion: In an episode of Supernatural with a wishing well, a little girl wishes her teddy bear to life; it becomes suicidal. It eats its gun, but it doesn't work.
  • Saturday Night Live - on the "Consumer Probe" talk show, sleazy toy manufacturer Irwin Mainway doesn't see the harm in his "Teddy Chainsaw Bear".

Video Games

  • Naughty Bear: The whole game is based around a bullied teddy bear in a city full of others teddy bears. And he decided to make them pay. Hard.
  • League of Legends: Annie's teddy bear Tibbers. He's a real grizzly, turned into a teddy bear, turned into a burning abomination.
  • Silent Hill. Some of the enemies you encounter in the altered world are Furry Bunnies. OHGODWHY.
  • In the Hunter: The Reckoning video game, Kaylie's teddy bear becomes possessed by evil spirits and grows to gigantic size before killing her parents, leading to a boss fight.
  • Maple Story Ludibrium is full of these.
  • In Final Fantasy X, Lulu uses her dolls as a focus for her magic, or to act on its own and attack. No one knows how she does this.
  • Guilty Gear: Bridget has several attacks which involve the use of his teddy bear, as well as his yo-yo. One attack has it drift toward the opponent with spinning blades, and another has it grow to gargantuan size and run the opponent over on a flaming tricycle.
  • Carn Evil: Deady, a giant teddy bear boss.
  • In Persona 4 Teddy looks like a teddy bear, but is a deadly fighter with his claws.
  • In The Sims 3, that's probably Dexter The Bear, a stuffed Bear that gives you the ability to kill other sims with either a knife, a poker, or a hammer. The hammer lets you kill toddlers too, which gives way to the creepy toddler behaviors. That is, when Dexter worked properly and didn't crash the game.
  • The Tediz in Conkers Bad Fur Day are an army of these, built by Professor Von Kripplespac with an intention to Take Over the World.
  • Shiki Misake of The World Ends With You once hand-sewed a stuffed cat and named it Mr. Mew. It serves as her sole means of attack in the Reapers' Game.

Western Animation

  • Code Lyoko: The first episode has XANA taking over a teddy bear to become this.
  • On Fairly Oddparents, Timmy's dad sells sock monkeys to Timmy's enemies. When his enemies try to chase him, he wishes the sock monkeys could fight.

Web Comics

  • Reynardine of Gunnerkrigg Court is trapped in a stuffed wolf, and under Antimony's control, but can transform into a life-sized and quite menacing wolf when he feels the need. And he's stuffed full of lockpicks he likes to use like sharp implements.
  • In Sparkling Generation Valkyrie Yuuki, Loki is able to possess a particular stuffed doll, which limits his powers to some extent. But he's almost never seen without a knife.

Web Original

  • He didn't kill anybody as far as we know, but Pedobear probably raped your childhood even more than all the other examples.
  • SCP Foundation: SCP-1048, the cute teddy bear who makes new teddy bears, from things like human ears and aborted babies.
  • The Nostalgia Critic once had to deal with a psychopathic Teddy Ruxpin doll that wasn't very happy about being criticised.
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