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6th Sep '17 9:55:00 PM WildeOscar
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* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: Piggy, despite a couple of "I say"s and "eh what"s, doesn't sound British.
1st Sep '17 7:26:06 AM benda
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* ShaggyDogStory: Of sorts. Why bother about all the spying if in the end it takes just a bit of Lorelei's charm to persuade Gus and his father?
25th Jun '17 12:28:07 PM JoeMerl
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* EveryoneLovesBlondes: Duh.

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* EveryoneLovesBlondes: Duh.[[NonIndicativeTitle Actually]] {{Averted}}; Lorelei and Dorothy seem about equally popular with men. If anything, Dorothy has more guys flirting with her because she's less picky.



* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: When Lorelei sings "These rocks don't lose their shape", she's gesturing to her chest.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: When Lorelei sings "These rocks don't lose their shape", shape," she's gesturing to her chest.
20th Dec '16 2:24:30 PM Give1Take2
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* DistractedByTheSexy: Whenever Lorelei and Dorothy strut into a room, expect half the men in it to wolf-whistle, the other half to simply gawk at them.

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* DistractedByTheSexy: Frequently. Whenever Lorelei and Dorothy strut into a room, expect half the men in it to wolf-whistle, the other half to simply gawk at them.



* ExtremeDoormat: Gus Esmond, which is half the reason Lorelei likes him.

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* ExtremeDoormat: Gus Esmond, which is [[GoldDigger half the reason reason]] Lorelei likes him.



* HasAType: Rich men for Lorelei. TallDarkAndHandsome for Dorothy, although Lorelie would argue "poor men" is more accurate.
* InLoveWithTheMark: Played with. Ernie Malone is not a hitman so much as a private detective hired to find some dirt on Lorelei. And while he falls for her best friend rather than Lorelei herself, this still creates complications for his job since he's trying to woo a girl while trying to find incriminating evidence about her best friend, and in the end [[spoiler:he ends up DefectingForLove.]]



* KarmaHoudini: Lorelei Lee. She never really has to answer for [[spoiler:getting caught flirting with other men while away from her fiance, nor manipulating her beau into stealing his wife's diamond tiara for her, nor roping her friend Dorothy into her ensuing financial and legal troubles]].
** To a lesser extent, Sir Francis "Piggy" Beekman. He steals his wife's diamond tiara to give to a young blonde woman (whom he openly flirted with in front of her), leaves the girl to face the wrath of his wife after she confronts him about it, then [[spoiler: steals the tiara back from the girl just as his wife is about to press charges, then tries to leave the girl to get arrested and possibly jailed while he flees the country. In the end, he is merely forced to give it back to "Lorelei" in court so she can officially give it back to him, case closed.]]

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* KarmaHoudini: Lorelei Lee. She never really has to answer for [[spoiler:getting caught flirting with other men while away from her fiance, nor manipulating her new beau into stealing his wife's diamond tiara for her, nor refusing to give it back until compelled by law, nor roping her friend Dorothy into her ensuing financial and legal troubles]].
** To a lesser extent, Sir Francis "Piggy" Beekman. He steals his wife's diamond tiara to give to a young blonde woman (whom he openly flirted with in front of her), her, leaves the girl to face the wrath of his wife after she confronts him confronted about it, then [[spoiler: steals the tiara back from the girl just as his wife is about to press charges, then tries to leave the girl to get arrested and possibly jailed while he flees the country. In the end, he is merely forced to give it back to "Lorelei" in court so she can officially give it back to him, case closed.him.]]



* [[BrosBeforeHoes Sisters Before Misters]]: Dorothy may be falling for Malone, but [[spoiler:she'll always put Lorelei first without a moment's hesitation.]]

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* [[BrosBeforeHoes Sisters Before Misters]]: Dorothy may be falling for Malone, but [[spoiler:she'll she'll always put Lorelei first without a moment's hesitation.]]


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* TallDarkAndHandsome: Dorothy's "type," according to Lorelei. As it so happens, Ernie Malone fits the bill.
18th Dec '16 10:45:26 PM Give1Take2
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* BrainyBrunette: Compared to Lorelei, Dorothy Shaw is a genius.



* DefectingForLove: In the end Mr. Malone [[spoiler:quits working for Esmond Sr.]] for Dorothy.
* DistractedByTheSexy: Whenever Lorelei and Dorothy strut into a room, expect half the men in it to wolf-whistle, the other half to simply gawk at them.



* ExtremeDoormat: Gus Esmond, which is half the reason Lorelei likes him.
-->'''Lorelei:''' He never wins an argument, he does everything I ask, and he's got the money to do it with!



* KarmaHoudini: Lorelei Lee.

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* KarmaHoudini: Lorelei Lee. She never really has to answer for [[spoiler:getting caught flirting with other men while away from her fiance, nor manipulating her beau into stealing his wife's diamond tiara for her, nor roping her friend Dorothy into her ensuing financial and legal troubles]].
** To a lesser extent, Sir Francis "Piggy" Beekman. He steals his wife's diamond tiara to give to a young blonde woman (whom he openly flirted with in front of her), leaves the girl to face the wrath of his wife after she confronts him about it, then [[spoiler: steals the tiara back from the girl just as his wife is about to press charges, then tries to leave the girl to get arrested and possibly jailed while he flees the country. In the end, he is merely forced to give it back to "Lorelei" in court so she can officially give it back to him, case closed.]]
* MarryForLove: What Dorothy plans to do ([[ReallyGetsAround eventually]]), much to [[GoldDigger Lorelei's]] disapproval.


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* OddFriendship: As Mr. Malone points out, it's odd that two such drastically different women (smart and sassy Dorothy verses ditzy and flirty Lorelei) can be such close friends.


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* [[BrosBeforeHoes Sisters Before Misters]]: Dorothy may be falling for Malone, but [[spoiler:she'll always put Lorelei first without a moment's hesitation.]]


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* ReallyGetsAround: Dorothy Shaw (if nabbing half the Olympic swim team and inviting them to her room before the cruise even takes off is any indication), at least before she meets Mr. Malone.


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* TrueCompanions: Dorothy and Lorelei stick together through thick and thin. Especially Dorothy, who [[spoiler:stays with Lorelei even after she's been caught stealing a diamond tiara, stays with her penniless in France after her fiance's father cuts her off for it, chooses Lorelei over Molone even after she's fallen for him, and risks jail by impersonating Lorelei when she's brought to court for the said theft]].
15th Dec '16 10:37:15 AM JamesAustin
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[[caption-width-right:300:"Diamonds are a girl's best friend"]]

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[[caption-width-right:300:"Diamonds [[caption-width-right:300:''"Diamonds are a girl's best friend"]]
friend."'']]
19th Jun '16 9:26:50 PM gewunomox
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** Music/OliviaNewtonJohn did an {{Homage}} with "Let's Get Physical", and wasn't subtle about who the bodybuilders were attracted to.

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** Music/OliviaNewtonJohn ''Olivia Newton-John'' did an {{Homage}} with "Let's Get Physical", and wasn't subtle about who the bodybuilders were attracted to.
12th Feb '16 3:02:40 PM AnotherGuy
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** Music/OliviaNewtonJohn did an {{Homage}} with "Let's Get Physical", and wasn't subtle about who the bodybuilders were attracted to.
12th Feb '16 2:58:17 PM AnotherGuy
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: When Lorelei sings "These rocks don't lose their shape", she's gesturing to her chest.
30th Dec '15 4:43:16 AM DragonQuestZ
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