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29th Apr '16 4:17:24 AM captainpat
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* Sloan Sabbith (played by Creator/OliviaMunn) from ''Series/TheNewsroom''. She is hired because she's an economist who "doesn't look like [[Creator/GeorgeBernardShaw George Bernard Shaw]]". Mac seems to hope that [[AllMenArePerverts people will actually pay attention to her when she talks about economics]].

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* Sloan Sabbith (played by Creator/OliviaMunn) from ''Series/TheNewsroom''. She is hired because she's an economist who "doesn't look like [[Creator/GeorgeBernardShaw George Bernard Shaw]]". Mac seems to hope that [[AllMenArePerverts [[SexSells people will actually pay attention to her when she talks about economics]].



* Arguably subverted and played straight with the character Hello Nurse in ''WesternAnimation/Animaniacs''. At first it seems like she's been hired just for being a buxom blonde, but character development showed her not only to be quite competent and very multi-talented... which made her even more attractive to her employers.

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* Arguably subverted and played straight with the character Hello Nurse in ''WesternAnimation/Animaniacs''. At ''WesternAnimation/Animaniacs'' first it seems like she's been hired just for being a buxom blonde, but character development showed her not only to be quite competent and very multi-talented... which made her even more attractive to her employers.
28th Apr '16 3:15:07 PM konekootome
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* In ''FanFic/MyMirrorSwordAndShield'', Lelouch hired Suzaku as eye candy and out of desire to have sex with him despite his race, lack of records and him not being part of the military. The fact that Suzaku was genuinely skilled as a Knightmare pilot and as a bodyguard was a bonus.

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* In ''FanFic/MyMirrorSwordAndShield'', Lelouch hired Suzaku as eye candy and out of desire to have sex with him despite [[TokenEnemyMinority his race, race]], [[UndeadTaxExemption lack of records records]] and [[FallingIntoTheCockpit him not being part of the military.military]]. The fact that Suzaku was genuinely skilled as a Knightmare pilot and as a bodyguard was a bonus.
28th Apr '16 2:59:23 PM konekootome
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* In ''FanFic/MyMirrorSwordAndShield'', Lelouch hired Suzaku as eye candy and out of desire to have sex with him despite his race, lack of records and him not being part of the military. The fact that Suzaku was genuinely skilled as a Knightmare pilot and as a bodyguard was a bonus.
23rd Apr '16 7:58:38 PM AsherTye
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* Arguably subverted and played straight with the character Hello Nurse in ''WesternAnimation/Animaniacs''. At first it seems like she's been hired just for being a buxom blonde, but character development showed her not only to be quite competent and very multi-talented... which made her even more attractive to her employers.
17th Mar '16 9:26:11 AM captainpat
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** Arguably a subversion since she goes on to prove herself more than capable for the role.
1st Sep '15 12:43:04 AM JamaicanCastle
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* Several times in the Literature/XWingSeries, Wedge Antilles implies that [[ObstructiveBureaucrat the powers that be]] keep trying to staff his squadrons (which are generally FamedInStory) with pilots hired for their looks, albeit aiming for GoodLookingPrivates that will look good on recruiting posters rather than a SexySecretary. Naturally, [[WhatTheHellHero his response ]] is ''scathing''.
26th Aug '15 9:13:18 AM nombretomado
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* Nurse Bendy on ''MoralOrel''. She doesn't really have any medical knowledge and is at one point told to "sit there and look pretty." This is later revealed to be part of her trauma, that people only see her as a BrainlessBeauty [[spoiler: and she copes with this through her pretend family of teddy bears]].

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* Nurse Bendy on ''MoralOrel''.''WesternAnimation/MoralOrel''. She doesn't really have any medical knowledge and is at one point told to "sit there and look pretty." This is later revealed to be part of her trauma, that people only see her as a BrainlessBeauty [[spoiler: and she copes with this through her pretend family of teddy bears]].
25th Jul '15 10:51:20 PM karstovich2
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* Courtney in ''ComicStrip/{{Retail}}'', the exceedingly rude, lazy, and incompetent employee was hired solely for her looks by the manager before Stuart basically because she was a hot blonde. She tends to take lots of "sick days", sometimes showing up at the mall to shop on said days looking perfectly healthy. Stuart refuses to fire her, because unlike a competent, hardworking employee, Courtney takes up quite a low amount of the payroll matrix. Of course, Courtney's ride couldn't last forever; after Marla gets Stuart's job, she (eventually) fires her.

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* Courtney in ''ComicStrip/{{Retail}}'', the exceedingly rude, lazy, and incompetent employee employee, was hired solely for her looks by the manager before Stuart basically because she was a hot blonde. She tends to take lots of "sick days", sometimes showing up at the mall to shop on said days looking perfectly healthy. Stuart refuses to fire her, because unlike a competent, hardworking employee, Courtney takes up quite a low amount of the payroll matrix. Of course, Courtney's ride couldn't last forever; after Marla gets Stuart's job, she (eventually) fires her.
25th Jul '15 10:49:57 PM karstovich2
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* In ''ComicStrip/{{Retail}}'', Courtney, the exceedingly rude, lazy, and incompetent employee, was hired by the Store Manager before Stuart basically because she was a hot blonde. [[spoiler:Marla fires her relatively shortly after she becomes Store Manager.]]

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* In Courtney in ''ComicStrip/{{Retail}}'', Courtney, the exceedingly rude, lazy, and incompetent employee, employee was hired solely for her looks by the Store Manager manager before Stuart basically because she was a hot blonde. [[spoiler:Marla She tends to take lots of "sick days", sometimes showing up at the mall to shop on said days looking perfectly healthy. Stuart refuses to fire her, because unlike a competent, hardworking employee, Courtney takes up quite a low amount of the payroll matrix. Of course, Courtney's ride couldn't last forever; after Marla gets Stuart's job, she (eventually) fires her relatively shortly after she becomes Store Manager.]]her.
* In a ''ComicStrip/MyCage'' CrossOver [[http://www.gocomics.com/mycage/2015/05/11 storyline]], Max hires Cassandra Cat from ''Comicstrip/SlylockFox'' for this reason.



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* Courtney in ''ComicStrip/{{Retail}}'' was hired solely for her looks and tends to take lots of "sick days" sometimes showing up at the mall to shop on said days looking perfectly healthy. But Stuart refuses to fire her.
** After getting promoted, Marla eventually fires her.
* In a ''ComicStrip/MyCage'' CrossOver [[http://www.gocomics.com/mycage/2015/05/11 storyline]], Max hires Cassandra Cat from ''Comicstrip/SlylockFox'' for this reason.
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25th Jul '15 10:22:26 PM jormis29
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-->'''Tearjerker ''': Never hire a contractor just because he's gorgeous.
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