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15th Jul '16 1:02:28 AM Morgenthaler
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* Inverted in an early ''Webcomic/TheWotch'' arc. A blonde schoolgirl complains about all these "blonde jokes" to her (also blonde) friend and wishes that the non-blondes would be the stupid ones. She says this within earshot of a genie who's currently unable to ''not'' grant any wishes she hears. Ironically, this happens just as Anne (the RedheadedHero) has found a way to stop the mayhem...which she promptly forgets. Even further, Robin wishes to gain powers like Anne has to fix things, except her powers require she be a girl, also making ''him/her'' become a bimbo. Jason saves the day by wishing specifically to become a blonde.

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* Inverted in an early ''Webcomic/TheWotch'' arc. A blonde schoolgirl complains about all these "blonde jokes" to her (also blonde) friend and wishes that the non-blondes would be the stupid ones. She says this within earshot of a genie who's currently unable to ''not'' grant any wishes she hears. Ironically, this happens just as Anne (the RedheadedHero) redhead) has found a way to stop the mayhem...which she promptly forgets. Even further, Robin wishes to gain powers like Anne has to fix things, except her powers require she be a girl, also making ''him/her'' become a bimbo. Jason saves the day by wishing specifically to become a blonde.
3rd Jul '16 9:59:13 AM toongrrl1990
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** It's very startling given that all the other blonds of the show: Account Man and Writer Ken Cosgrove, Witty yet shallow former model and Anthropology major Betty Draper Francis, the smartass yet sensitive Sally Draper, calm and efficient Faye Miller, and the wise and loving Anna Draper and her priggish sister and free-spirited niece all show to be just as, or even more intelligent than the non-blonds on the show.

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** It's very startling given that all the other blonds of the show: Account Man and Writer Ken Cosgrove, Witty yet shallow former model and Anthropology major Betty Draper Francis, the smartass yet sensitive Sally Draper, calm and efficient Faye Miller, and the wise and loving Anna Draper and her priggish sister and free-spirited niece all show to be just as, or even more intelligent than the non-blonds on the show. In fact, Brunette Janie Sterling lacks common sense.
3rd Jul '16 9:57:06 AM toongrrl1990
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** It's very startling given that all the other blonds of the show: Account Man and Writer Ken Cosgrove, Witty yet shallow former model and Anthropology major Betty Draper Francis, the smartass yet sensitive Sally Draper, calm and efficient Faye Miller, and the wise and loving Anna Draper and her priggish sister and free-spirited niece all show to be just as, or even more intelligent than the non-blonds on the show.
3rd Jul '16 9:50:52 AM toongrrl1990
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* Hoku's "Another Dumb Blonde"

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* Hoku's "Another Dumb Blonde"Blonde" where she calls out an ex for thinking and her as a [[TrophyWife trophy]] to show off with no feelings or thoughts while he likely cheated on her.
30th Jun '16 10:59:40 AM CorahsUncle
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* Kim of ''[[http://thinks.com/family-fun/kim-and-jason.htm Kim & Jason]]'' may qualify, as despite being 4 years old, she once ran a presidential campaign with a toy skunk as her running mate.

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* %%* Kim of ''[[http://thinks.com/family-fun/kim-and-jason.htm Kim & Jason]]'' may qualify, as despite being 4 years old, she once ran a presidential campaign with a toy skunk as her running mate.



* Sarah of ''{{lonelygirl15}}'' and ''WebVideo/LG15TheResistance'' is a subversion of sorts. While she can be pretty ditzy (e.g., holding maps the wrong way up), she also repeatedly shows herself to be competent, manipulative, and prone to being a DeadpanSnarker. She also frequently [[ObfuscatingStupidity plays up the "dumb blonde" stereotype to her advantage]].
* ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'': Charlene Norris is a blonde and noted to not be particularly intelligent, having needed tutors to pass classes ''at all'' before (out of both said lack of intelligence and partying all night). She also has been shown to make very unwise decisions on occasion.

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* Sarah of ''{{lonelygirl15}}'' ''WebVideo/{{lonelygirl15}}'' and ''WebVideo/LG15TheResistance'' is a subversion of sorts. While she can be pretty ditzy (e.g., holding maps the wrong way up), she also repeatedly shows herself to be competent, manipulative, and prone to being a DeadpanSnarker. She also frequently [[ObfuscatingStupidity plays up the "dumb blonde" stereotype to her advantage]].
* ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'': ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'': Charlene Norris is a blonde and noted to not be particularly intelligent, having needed tutors to pass classes ''at all'' before (out of both said lack of intelligence and partying all night). She also has been shown to make very unwise decisions on occasion.



* Francine Smith from ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad''. Well, shes not as much dumb as she is eccentric and playful.

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* Francine Smith from ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad''. Well, shes she's not as much dumb as she is eccentric and playful.



* The Trope is Lampshaded by Harley Quinn in one episode of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'', who denies being a dumb blonde, even telling Batman, "I'm not even a real blonde!" (Indeed, there are times when Harley seems to be ObfuscatingStupidity at least a little, and both fans and writers were originally divided on whether she earned her psychology degree or cheated her way through school in order to get it. Eventually, [[HarleyQuinn in her own series]] they settled on the former.)
* Played with in the ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'' episode "Tina Tailor Soldier Spy" when Linda dyes her hair blonde and starts feeling dumber, although Bob points out that it's because she [[AcquiredSituationalNarcissism hasn't been paying attention to anything but her new hair]]. Her friend Gretchen, who dyed Linda's hair in the first place, is a straight example; she dyes her hair brown and starts feeling like a BrainyBrunette, although she remains a [[TheDitz ditz]] regardless. "You know what they say: once you go brown, bye."

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* The Trope trope is Lampshaded lampshaded by Harley Quinn in one episode of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'', who denies being a dumb blonde, even telling Batman, "I'm not even a real blonde!" (Indeed, there are times when Harley seems to be ObfuscatingStupidity at least a little, and both fans and writers were originally divided on whether she earned her psychology degree or cheated her way through school in order to get it. Eventually, [[HarleyQuinn [[ComicBook/HarleyQuinn in her own series]] they the writers settled on the former.)
* Played with in the ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'' episode "Tina Tailor Soldier Spy" when Linda dyes her hair blonde and starts feeling dumber, although Bob points out that it's because she [[AcquiredSituationalNarcissism hasn't been paying attention to anything but her new hair]]. Her friend Gretchen, who dyed Linda's hair in the first place, is a straight example; she dyes her hair brown and starts feeling like a BrainyBrunette, although she remains a [[TheDitz ditz]] regardless. "You know what they say: once Once you go brown, bye."
30th Jun '16 10:46:25 AM LongTallShorty64
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**Kim Novak plays a riffs off the Monroe's dumb blonde with her character Janis in ''Film/{{Phffft}}''!
16th Jun '16 6:16:11 PM nombretomado
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* Aphrodite in ''ThaliasMusings'', full stop. But she does have a certain shrewdness to the matters of heart. For example, she can see right through [[BelligerentSexualTension Apollo and Thalia]].

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* Aphrodite in ''ThaliasMusings'', ''Literature/ThaliasMusings'', full stop. But she does have a certain shrewdness to the matters of heart. For example, she can see right through [[BelligerentSexualTension Apollo and Thalia]].
4th Jun '16 6:06:35 PM OrigamiTovaychy
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** This trope is completely subverted with [[spoiler:Vivian Francis Porter, Who is one of the best robotics designer and most of her credit is stolen by Dr. Finn who may seems like a BrainyBrunette, But is actually a Dumb Brunette in contrast to her smart blonde.]]
21st May '16 10:49:04 PM kazokuhouou
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** Sailor Venus is this more in the anime than manga. In the manga, while she is terrible at school work, she is very knowledgeable about other topics and is usually the one that solves the problems the other girls create.

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** Sailor Venus is this more in the anime than manga. In the manga, while she is terrible at school work, she is very knowledgeable about other topics and is usually the one that solves the problems the other girls create. Though in the early days of ''Manga/CodenameSailorV'', she played this a little straighter.
21st May '16 4:39:09 PM Wyldchyld
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The {{stereotyp|e}}ical assumption that [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin blondes are dumb]]. Perhaps no more than a {{Foil}} to the BrainyBrunette, but can also appear as TheFool, TheDitz, or even the BrainlessBeauty. Extreme cases can make her the {{Cloudcuckoolander}}. Her character is otherwise flexible; the DumbBlonde ranges from a LoveFreak, to a [[HairOfGoldHeartofGold sweet, wholesome blonde]] whose [[BookDumb lack of interest in education]] only shows she is [[DumbIsGood more concerned about people]], to [[BlondesAreEvil a vacuous, mean-spirited]] [[AlphaBitch and often lazy bimbo]], to TheVamp.

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The {{stereotyp|e}}ical assumption that [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin blondes are dumb]]. Perhaps no more than a {{Foil}} to the BrainyBrunette, but can also appear as TheFool, TheDitz, or even the BrainlessBeauty. Extreme cases can make her the {{Cloudcuckoolander}}. Her character is otherwise flexible; the DumbBlonde ranges from a LoveFreak, to a [[HairOfGoldHeartofGold sweet, wholesome blonde]] whose [[BookDumb lack of interest in education]] only shows she is [[DumbIsGood more concerned about people]], to [[BlondesAreEvil a vacuous, mean-spirited]] [[AlphaBitch vacuous, mean-spirited and often lazy bimbo]], to TheVamp.



* Terri on ''Series/{{Glee}}'', as well as her sister Kendra. The other main blond characters, Sue and Quinn, meanwhile, have fairly normal intelligences. However, all of them follow BlondesAreEvil [[GreyAndGreyMorality to various degrees]]

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* Terri on ''Series/{{Glee}}'', as well as her sister Kendra. The other main blond characters, Sue and Quinn, meanwhile, have fairly normal intelligences. However, all of them follow BlondesAreEvil [[GreyAndGreyMorality to various degrees]]



* Holly from both the movie and musical versions of ''TheWeddingSinger'' is both slutty and slightly dim, if sympathetic. However, in the original movie, Julia herself was intelligent in contrast to Robbie's stupid brunet ex, Linda. The musical reverses Julia's and Linda's hair colors, with Julia a BrainyBrunette[=/=]GirlNextDoor type and Linda an even bigger Dumb Blonde than Holly, and dabbling into BlondesAreEvil.

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* Holly from both the movie and musical versions of ''TheWeddingSinger'' is both slutty and slightly dim, if sympathetic. However, in the original movie, Julia herself was intelligent in contrast to Robbie's stupid brunet ex, Linda. The musical reverses Julia's and Linda's hair colors, with Julia a BrainyBrunette[=/=]GirlNextDoor type and Linda an even bigger Dumb Blonde than Holly, and dabbling into BlondesAreEvil.Holly.
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