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29th Nov '17 9:48:50 AM SparkPlugTheTroper
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* In ''ComicStrip/{{Doonesbury}}'', Uncle Duke at one point asks Honey Huan to be his Girl Friday. She replies, "At the risk of sounding forward, sir, I'm free all week." Since they were ''actually'' shipwrecked at the time, he apparently meant "Girl Friday" both in in the RobinsonCrusoe sense, and in the "assistant" sense.

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* In ''ComicStrip/{{Doonesbury}}'', Uncle Duke at one point asks Honey Huan to be his Girl Friday. She replies, "At the risk of sounding forward, sir, I'm free all week." Since they were ''actually'' shipwrecked at the time, he apparently meant "Girl Friday" both in in the RobinsonCrusoe Literature/RobinsonCrusoe sense, and in the "assistant" sense.
16th Nov '17 11:49:52 PM CharlesPhipps
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* In Creator/CTphipps' {{Cyberpunk}} series ''Literature/AgentG'' this is the role played by Marissa to the titular character. It's an {{Invoked}} trope as like all Assistants she's a BrainwashedAndCrazy researcher as well a VoiceWithAnInternetConnection designed to help him commit assassinations for their employers. She's also there to serve as an emotional anchor for the HollywoodCyborg SuperSoldier by design. [[spoiler: It's subverted by the revelation she's TheMole for the NSA.]]

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* In Creator/CTphipps' Creator/CTPhipps' {{Cyberpunk}} series ''Literature/AgentG'' this is the role played by Marissa to the titular character. It's an {{Invoked}} trope as like all Assistants she's a BrainwashedAndCrazy researcher as well a VoiceWithAnInternetConnection designed to help him commit assassinations for their employers. She's also there to serve as an emotional anchor for the HollywoodCyborg SuperSoldier by design. [[spoiler: It's subverted by the revelation she's TheMole for the NSA.]]
16th Nov '17 11:49:11 PM CharlesPhipps
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* In Creator/CTphipps' {{Cyberpunk}} series ''Literature/AgentG'' this is the role played by Marissa to the titular character. It's an {{Invoked}} trope as like all Assistants she's a BrainwashedAndCrazy researcher as well as TheHacker designed to help him commit assassinations for their employers. She's also there to serve as an emotional anchor for the HollywoodCyborg SuperSoldier by design. [[spoiler: It's subverted by the revelation she's TheMole for the NSA.]]

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* In Creator/CTphipps' {{Cyberpunk}} series ''Literature/AgentG'' this is the role played by Marissa to the titular character. It's an {{Invoked}} trope as like all Assistants she's a BrainwashedAndCrazy researcher as well as TheHacker a VoiceWithAnInternetConnection designed to help him commit assassinations for their employers. She's also there to serve as an emotional anchor for the HollywoodCyborg SuperSoldier by design. [[spoiler: It's subverted by the revelation she's TheMole for the NSA.]]
16th Nov '17 11:48:34 PM CharlesPhipps
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* In Creator/CTphipps' {{Cyberpunk}} series ''Literature/AgentG'' this is the role played by Marissa to the titular character. It's an {{Invoked}} trope as like all Assistants she's a BrainwashedAndCrazy researcher as well as TheHacker designed to help him commit assassinations for their employers. She's also there to serve as an emotional anchor for the HollywoodCyborg SuperSoldier by design. [[spoiler: It's subverted by the revelation she's TheMole for the NSA.]]
12th Nov '17 11:47:51 AM RicPot
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* Starting in the second series, Lizzie Stark is this for [[TheDon Tommy Shelby]] in ''Series/PeakyBlinders''. She's his secretary and willing to look the other way at his extra-legal activities.
9th Nov '17 8:44:10 AM lillolillo
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* Oracle would sometimes act as this for Franchise/{{Batman}}, being his source for communication and intel. Though she would frequently get impatient and sick of his constant thankless demands, and often needed to remind him that she is not his personal secretary. This was [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] by Comicbook/{{Nightwing}}, who also called on her frequently for communication and intel, while also [[UnresolvedSexualTension trading flirty banter]].

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* Oracle ''ComicBook/{{Batgirl}}'': Barbara Gordon would sometimes act as this for Franchise/{{Batman}}, Franchise/{{Batman}} when she was Oracle, being his source for communication and intel. Though she would frequently get impatient and sick of his constant thankless demands, and often needed to remind him that she is not his personal secretary. This was [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] by Comicbook/{{Nightwing}}, who also called on her frequently for communication and intel, while also [[UnresolvedSexualTension trading flirty banter]].
9th Nov '17 8:30:17 AM lillolillo
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* Chloe from ''Series/{{Smallville}}''.

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* Chloe from ''Series/{{Smallville}}''.Sullivanfrom ''Series/{{Smallville}}''.
* In ''Series/Supergirl2015'', [[ComicBook/{{Supergirl}} Kara Danvers]] starts out as Catherine Grant's assistant before becoming a super-hero.



-->'''Oliver''': I need a Girl [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall Wednesday]]!
-->'''Felicity''': It's Friday, and the answer is no!

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-->'''Oliver''': I need a Girl [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall Wednesday]]!
-->'''Felicity''':
Wednesday]]!\\
'''Felicity''':
It's Friday, and the answer is no!
27th Oct '17 6:10:54 AM Koveras
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* Shario Finieno fulfills this role under Enforcer Fate Testarossa before and after ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers''. Notably, as a member of the Enforcer corps herself, Shari has long acquired enough experience to strike out on her own but, for whatever reason, sticks to supporting Fate's investigations instead. The reformed [[QuirkyMinibossSquad Number]] Wendi, meanwhile, seems to have become a GirlFriday to Teana Lanster (herself a former apprentice of Fate) by the time of ''Anime/MagicalRecordLyricalNanohaForce''.
6th Apr '17 10:18:09 AM Milarqui
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* In ''Fanfic/GreyjoyAllaBreve'', Amanda Honn is this to Theon Greyjoy. The fact that she is a very smart redhead means Theon has to resist the urge of calling her Pepper Potts.
26th Jan '17 9:11:37 AM jamespolk
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* ''Film/WifeVsSecretary'': Whitey is more an overall assistant than a simple secretary. When Van decides to buy Underwood's magazine, Whitey is the only person in the office he tells, and she helps him assemble the deal.
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