Comedic Trio

Greedbag/ignored-voice-of-reason/goofball
Alternately,
Schemer/Responsible-one/bumbling
Alternately,
Thwarted/Ignored/oblivious

Known iterations:
Alvin / Simon / Theodore
Grunkle Stan / Dipper / Mabel
Eddy /  Edd / Ed
Phoney Bone /  Fone Bone / Smiley Bone
Sam Starfall /  Florence / Helix
Moe / Larry / Curly

Possible iterations:

Donald / Mickey / Goofy
Scrooge / Donald / Hewey-Dewey-Louie
Scrooge / Hewey-Dewey-Louie / Donald
Haley Starshine / Roy Greenhilt / Elan
Red Mage & Thief/ Black Mage / Fighter
Thief, RM, & BM / White Mage / Fighter
Thief, RM, &BM / (nobody) / Fighter
Legislative / Judicial / Executive
Miss Frizzle / Arnold / Everybody else
Chocolate / Strawberry / Vanilla
The Brain / (nobody) / Pinky
(nobody) / George / Lenny
George / (nobody) / Lenny
Antarctica / Tazmania / Australia
Strong Bad / Strong Sad / Strong Mad
Eurmal / Eurmal / Eurmal
Pencil / Eraser / Paper
Napoleon / Benjamin / Boxer
Gravity / Parachute / The Ground

Non-examples:

Clove Hitch / Sheepshank / Bowline
Colonel Travis / Jim Bowie / Davy Crockett
Sine / Cosine / Tangent
Yakko / Wakko / Dot

I'm sure I missed a lot of examples, potential examples, and non-examples.

Maybe we could make this a tier-thread?
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Comments

  • My dreams exceed my real life
    I feel like I'm in YKTTW
  • edited 2019-08-26 14:59:05
    ...And even when your hope is gone
    move along, move along, just to make it through
    Apparently, it's actually a trope, called Comic Trio.
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