Cupid is a recurring character from the Nickelodeon animated series The Fairly OddParents. Based on the god of love as depicted in Roman mythology, he is a fairy whose purpose is to create love all over the world. It is revealed in the episode "Love Struck!" that he will die if there is no love in the world. He is extremely effeminate, though he also has an arrogant streak that contrasts his love-themed abilities.