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29th Apr '16 10:40:08 AM intersection786
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* The Primettes were conceived by Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. as the distaff counterpart to The Primes. The bands were later renamed The Supremes and The Temptations.

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* The Primettes were conceived by Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. as the distaff counterpart to The Primes. The bands were later renamed The Supremes Music/TheSupremes and The Temptations.
26th Apr '16 9:11:34 AM Furienna
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* We must not forget ''WesternAnimation/AlvinAndTheChipmunks'', whose distaff counterparts are Brittany and the Chipettes. The male chipmunks already made the jump to [[LiveActionAdaptation live-action]] [[TheMovie movie]], so the Chipettes naturally will appear in ''[[JustForPun The Squeakuel]]'', as a product of a development that stemmed from the first movie's [[TheStinger stinger]].

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* We must not forget ''WesternAnimation/AlvinAndTheChipmunks'', whose distaff counterparts are Brittany and the Chipettes. Chipettes.
** Alvin -- Britanny:
The male chipmunks already made leader of the jump group, arguementative, superficial, most likely to [[LiveActionAdaptation live-action]] [[TheMovie movie]], so the Chipettes naturally will appear in ''[[JustForPun The Squeakuel]]'', as a product of a development that stemmed from the first movie's [[TheStinger stinger]].follow traditional gender roles.
** Simon -- Jeanette: Tall, nerdy, wears glasses. (Simon is way more snarky than Jeanette though.)
** Thedore -- Eleonore: Short, plump, loves to eat (but Eleonore has still managed to become good at sports).
23rd Apr '16 9:12:45 PM Monessi
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* Mina Davis of ''[[Literature/HungoverAndHandcuffed Hungover and Handcuffed]]'' and ''[[Literature/AssholeYakuzaBoyfriend Asshole Yakuza Boyfriend]]''is meant as one for both SamSpade and PhilipMarlowe.
** Supporting character Reno Bangs is one for JamesBond.
19th Apr '16 1:09:07 PM erforce
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* ''IndianaJones'' -- ''Series/RelicHunter''. Unrelated continuity, but even the producers/actors refer to it as a "female Indiana Jones" (even though the series actually came out after the popularity of another distaff counterpart to Indiana - the Franchise/TombRaider games.
** HannahMontana also features a fictional version called "Indiana Joannie"

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* ''IndianaJones'' ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' -- ''Series/RelicHunter''. Unrelated continuity, but even the producers/actors refer to it as a "female Indiana Jones" (even though the series actually came out after the popularity of another distaff counterpart to Indiana - the Franchise/TombRaider ''Franchise/TombRaider'' games.
** HannahMontana ''Series/HannahMontana'' also features a fictional version called "Indiana Joannie"
15th Apr '16 6:30:43 PM skidoo23
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** The above does not apply to Canada where YMCA and YWCA remain separate organizations and while they both offer programming for men and women, Canadian YWCAs continue to offer a large amount of female-centric programming related to health as well as social issues.
15th Apr '16 6:26:34 PM skidoo23
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* ''IndianaJones'' -- ''Series/RelicHunter''. Unrelated continuity, but even the producers/actors refer to it as a "female Indiana Jones".

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* ''IndianaJones'' -- ''Series/RelicHunter''. Unrelated continuity, but even the producers/actors refer to it as a "female Indiana Jones".Jones" (even though the series actually came out after the popularity of another distaff counterpart to Indiana - the Franchise/TombRaider games.
7th Apr '16 11:30:16 AM JamesAustin
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%%* BadassInANiceSuit ↔ HotChickInABadassSuit
29th Mar '16 4:33:42 PM Pichu-kun
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* In ''Manga/DeathNote'', Misa Amane (female) is Light's first blindly loyal [[TheDragon Dragon]] with [[RedEyesTakeWarning shinigami eyes]]. Teru Mikami (male) is [[spoiler:Light's ''second'' blindly loyal [[TheDragon Dragon]] with [[RedEyesTakeWarning shinigami eyes]] - complete with the exact same Death Note used by Misa!]]

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* In ''Manga/DeathNote'', ''Manga/DeathNote'':
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Misa Amane (female) is Light's first blindly loyal [[TheDragon Dragon]] with [[RedEyesTakeWarning shinigami eyes]]. Teru Mikami (male) is [[spoiler:Light's ''second'' blindly loyal [[TheDragon Dragon]] with [[RedEyesTakeWarning shinigami eyes]] - complete with the exact same Death Note used by Misa!]]



* ''{{Eyeshield 21}}'' has TheHero Sena and ActionGirl Karin. Both were recruited initially against their will to join a football team. Both are considered the best in their specialty (running back and quarterback respectively) and both ApologisesALot with low self-esteem and being the NiceGuy / NiceGirl. The only thing really different about them is their gender and appearance.

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* ''{{Eyeshield ''Manga/{{Eyeshield 21}}'' has TheHero Sena and ActionGirl Karin. Both were recruited initially against their will to join a football team. Both are considered the best in their specialty (running back and quarterback respectively) and both ApologisesALot with low self-esteem and being the NiceGuy / NiceGirl. The only thing really different about them is their gender and appearance.



* ''ComicBook/JosieAndThePussycats'' started out as a distaff counterpart to ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' named ''She's Josie''. It was eventually retooled into a more adventurous, music based comic.



* [[Disney/TheLionKing Scar -- Zira]].

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* [[Disney/TheLionKing ''Disney/TheLionKing'''s Scar -- Zira]].has one in Zira from ''Disney/TheLionKingIISimbasPride''. She is presumed to have been his mate at one point and has a similar personality to him, but is more hands-on and violent.



* The Primettes were conceived by Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. as the distaff counterpart to the Primes. The bands were later renamed the Supremes and the Temptations.

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* The Primettes were conceived by Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. as the distaff counterpart to the The Primes. The bands were later renamed the The Supremes and the The Temptations.



* In the early '00s, Music/LinkinPark -- Music/{{Evanescence}}. Both NuMetal bands that took on {{pop}} sensibilities and saw massive success in doing so. They even have similar sounding {{Signature Song}}s with "In the End" and "Bring Me to Life" respectively, though the latter is more of BlackSheepHit in their case. They are also the two most likely bands you'll hear an {{anime}} [=AMV=]s on Youtube.

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* In the early '00s, Music/LinkinPark -- Music/{{Evanescence}}. Both NuMetal bands that took on {{pop}} sensibilities and saw massive success in doing so. They even have similar sounding {{Signature Song}}s with "In the End" and "Bring Me to Life" respectively, though the latter is more of BlackSheepHit in their case. They are also the two most likely bands you'll hear an {{anime}} [=AMV=]s FanVid on Youtube.



* The Franchise/SuperMarioBros -- TheGreatGianaSisters.
** Also, [[VideoGame/MarioKart Toadette]] to Toad.

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* ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'':
** ''VideoGame/TheGreatGianaSisters'' started out as a direct port of the original ''Super Mario Bros'' before Nintendo cut the cord.
The Franchise/SuperMarioBros -- TheGreatGianaSisters.
first game is ''very'' similar to ''Mario'' (especially the first few levels), to the point where Nintendo ordered a cease and desist on it. Twenty years later it was revived but is different enough that it's no longer a distaff counterpart.
** Also, [[VideoGame/MarioKart Toadette]] is this to the 'main' Toad.



** Nonsense, that's just a crossdressing cheese. But if we also add a beauty mark...
** The ad for one home video game rendition of Ms. Pac Man in the 1980s even had her singing, "Honey, don'tcha know / I'm more than Pac-Man with a bow!"

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** Nonsense, that's just a crossdressing cheese. But if we also add a beauty mark...
**
BeautyMark... The ad for one home video game rendition of Ms. Pac Man in the 1980s even had her singing, "Honey, don'tcha know / I'm more than Pac-Man with a bow!"



* The ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon'' video game series practically lives off of these. There's Jack --> Jill/Claire and Mark --> Chelsea--but don't worry, there's more.

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* The ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon'' video game series Early ''Franchise/HarvestMoon'' games practically lives off of these. There's Jack --> Jill/Claire these with their "For Girl" versions, which also were updated rereleases that fixed and Mark --> Chelsea--but don't worry, there's more.added material. Eventually the games added the ability to choose your characters gender at the start.
26th Mar '16 11:22:29 AM Fangusu
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* AgentPeacock ↔ KickingAssInAllHerFinery

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* AgentPeacock ↔ KickingAssInAllHerFineryGirlyBruiser



* TheCasanova ↔ FemmeFatale and TheVamp

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* TheCasanova ↔ FemmeFatale and TheVampTheVamp
* TheCharmer ↔ FemmeFatale
26th Mar '16 11:21:10 AM Fangusu
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* EvilOverlord ↔ GodSaveUsFromTheQueen
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