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16th Aug '17 6:16:25 AM RobTan
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* Subverted in ''Series/ThirtyRock'', Liz was supposed to act as best man in Jack's wedding to Avery, however, because the pastor couldn't speak English, he thought she was the bride, leaving her and Jack legally married for several days.
9th Jul '17 3:51:45 AM LyraGRowin
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This trope describes the events and confusion when you have a role that traditionally (and only traditionally) is one sex, being filled by the other.

Often given titles like ''[[TitleDrop best woman]]'' and ''bride's men''.

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This trope describes the events and confusion when you have a role that traditionally (and only traditionally) is one sex, being filled by the other.

other. Often given titles like ''[[TitleDrop best woman]]'' and ''bride's men''.
men''. Increasingly becoming TruthInTelevision, as it's become more accepted for people to have close friends of the opposite gender, and for weddings to break from tradition.
2nd Jul '17 10:44:30 AM DrOO7
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* ''Film/FourWeddingsAndAFuneral''. Charles' friend Scarlett is wearing a tuxedo at his wedding (though with a pink shirt instead of white), indicating that she's serving as one of his groomsmen.
17th May '17 7:00:22 PM nombretomado
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* In ''UglyBetty'', Bradford passes up his son Daniel as best man and instead asks his transsexual daughter Alexis to stand up with him.

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* In ''UglyBetty'', ''Series/UglyBetty'', Bradford passes up his son Daniel as best man and instead asks his transsexual daughter Alexis to stand up with him.
10th May '17 4:00:42 PM DrOO7
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** She gets to fill this role for [=McGee=] when he marries Delilah at the end of Season 14--with ''Gibbs'' as the "man-of-honor"!
3rd May '17 1:34:42 PM KidDynamite
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* On ''Series/{{Scorpion}}'', when Toby and Happy are getting married, Toby asks Paige to be his "best ma'am", while Happy gets Walter, Cabe and Sylvester to be her "dudes of honor".
23rd Feb '17 6:53:58 PM Masterweaver
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* Nora takes this position for Jaune in ''FanFic/TheRWBYLoops''. She realizes only too late that as Jaune and Pyrrha are having a klingon-style wedding, she will have to fast for a week. This is, of course, played for laughs.
9th Jun '16 11:16:58 AM Doug86
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* In ''Film/FatherGoose'', Cary Grant is stranded on an island during WorldWarTwo with schoolteacher Leslie Caron and seven female students. Grant and Caron fall in love, and at the end of the film they are married while under fire from the Japanese and with the minister officiating by radio. The most tomboyish of the students acts as "best man".

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* In ''Film/FatherGoose'', Cary Grant is stranded on an island during WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII with schoolteacher Leslie Caron and seven female students. Grant and Caron fall in love, and at the end of the film they are married while under fire from the Japanese and with the minister officiating by radio. The most tomboyish of the students acts as "best man".
3rd Apr '16 4:09:10 PM TheLyniezian
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* In a ''LiveActionTV/{{Blackadder}}'' episode when Blackadder is getting married his bride-to-be doesn't have any female friends so Baldrick fills in as her maid of honor.

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* In a ''LiveActionTV/{{Blackadder}}'' ''Series/{{Blackadder}}'' episode when Blackadder is getting married his bride-to-be doesn't have any female friends so Baldrick fills in as her maid of honor.
31st Dec '15 8:54:53 AM Eievie
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Often given titles like ''[[TitleDrop best woman]]'' and ''bride's men''.
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