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24th Sep '15 3:58:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Ruy Blaz'': A minor character shows up to tell the queen that while the queen is out hunting, she is not allowed to dance, eat sweets or basically enjoy herself.
** The pastiche movie ''La Folie des Grandeurs'' expands this character quite a bit, by making her think Ruy Blaz is secretly in love with her. HilarityEnsues.
* One story by Jean De La Fontaine concerns a wife escorted by a chaperone, which greatly limits her extraconjugal affairs.

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* ''Ruy Blaz'': A minor character shows up In ''Franchise/CodeGeass'', Alicia Lohmeyer's role seems to tell the queen that while the queen be less to protect Nunnally's virginity (Nunnally is blind and in a wheelchair and hasn't started dating yet) than to keep her from getting too far out hunting, she is not allowed of line politically. She appears to dance, eat sweets or basically enjoy herself.
** The pastiche movie ''La Folie des Grandeurs'' expands this character quite
be a bit, by making her think Ruy Blaz is secretly in love with her. HilarityEnsues.
* One story by Jean De La Fontaine concerns a wife escorted by a chaperone, which greatly limits her extraconjugal affairs.
ShoutOut to Miss Rottenmeier from ''Anime/HeidiGirlOfTheAlps''.

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* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS2E10TheDauphin The Dauphin]]": Salia, the future queen of Daled IV, is accompanied by her governess Anya, who is very protective of her. When Wesley is attracted to Salia and they get together, Anya turns into a giant monster and breaks into Wesley's cabin to stop them.

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* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS2E10TheDauphin The Dauphin]]": Salia, the future queen of Daled IV, is accompanied by her governess Anya, who is very protective of her. When Wesley is attracted to Salia and they get together, Anya turns into a giant monster and breaks into Wesley's cabin to stop them.
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* In ''CodeGeass'', Alicia Lohmeyer's role seems to be less to protect Nunnally's virginity (Nunnally is blind and in a wheelchair and hasn't started dating yet) than to keep her from getting too far out of line politically. She appears to be a ShoutOut to Miss Rottenmeier from ''Anime/HeidiGirlOfTheAlps''.



* In ''{{Drowtales}}'', [[http://www.drowtales.com/mainarchive.php?id=307 Lady Ariel's slave Vaelia assigns herself the role of Duenna]] (Ariel is a shapeshifter). Also played with in that [[AttemptedRape Ariel doesn't exactly want the attentions of her male suitor either]], and is too young to really understand what he's trying to do to her.
* In ''{{Airborn}}'', Ms. Simpkins fits this to a tee; she's not very brave, tries to keep her charge Kate from doing anything fun, and is especially suspicious when any young men are around.
* In one episode of ''TheGoldenGirls'', Blanche is uncomfortable about having made a date with a man in a wheelchair, so to avoid intimacy she takes Sophia along, claiming that she is her grandmother and chaperone.

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* In ''{{Drowtales}}'', [[http://www.drowtales.com/mainarchive.php?id=307 Lady Ariel's slave Vaelia assigns herself the role of Duenna]] (Ariel is a shapeshifter). Also played with in that [[AttemptedRape Ariel doesn't exactly want the attentions of her male suitor either]], and is too young to really understand what he's trying to do to her.
* In ''{{Airborn}}'',
''Literature/{{Airborn}}'', Ms. Simpkins fits this to a tee; she's not very brave, tries to keep her charge Kate from doing anything fun, and is especially suspicious when any young men are around. \n* In one episode of ''TheGoldenGirls'', Blanche is uncomfortable about having made a date with a man in a wheelchair, so to avoid intimacy she takes Sophia along, claiming that she is her grandmother and chaperone.


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* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS2E10TheDauphin The Dauphin]]": Salia, the future queen of Daled IV, is accompanied by her governess Anya, who is very protective of her. When Wesley is attracted to Salia and they get together, Anya turns into a giant monster and breaks into Wesley's cabin to stop them.
* In one episode of ''Series/TheGoldenGirls'', Blanche is uncomfortable about having made a date with a man in a wheelchair, so to avoid intimacy she takes Sophia along, claiming that she is her grandmother and chaperone.

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* ''Ruy Blaz'': A minor character shows up to tell the queen that while the queen is out hunting, she is not allowed to dance, eat sweets or basically enjoy herself. The pastiche movie ''La Folie des Grandeurs'' expands this character quite a bit, by making her think Ruy Blaz is secretly in love with her. HilarityEnsues.
* One story by Jean De La Fontaine concerns a wife escorted by a chaperone, which greatly limits her extraconjugal affairs.

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* In ''Webcomic/{{Drowtales}}'', [[http://www.drowtales.com/mainarchive.php?id=307 Lady Ariel's slave Vaelia assigns herself the role of Duenna]] (Ariel is a shapeshifter). Also played with in that [[AttemptedRape Ariel doesn't exactly want the attentions of her male suitor either]], and is too young to really understand what he's trying to do to her.
9th Aug '15 9:20:13 PM Vios
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* In ''Literature/AllMenOfGenius'', it's assumed by many characters that this is the situation with Cecily and her governess Miriam, though in fact, Miriam isn't actually very old and is a lot less prim when she isn't under observation. She's in a relationship with one of the senior students at the Academy, and goes out drinking with him and his friends. This causes problems when another student notices and tries to blackmail her into letting him hook up with Cecily.
18th Jan '15 4:47:35 PM MiinU
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* Marianne for Sophie in ''Theatre/DerRosenkavalier''.
18th Jan '15 4:46:55 PM MiinU
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* The Nurse from ''RomeoAndJuliet''.



* Rose's mother Ruth in ''Film/{{Titanic}}''.
11th Jan '15 1:49:21 AM alspawn
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* In one episode of ''TheGoldenGirls'', Blanche is uncomfortable about having made a date with a man in a wheelchair, so to avoid intimacy she takes Sophia along, claiming that she is her grandmother and chaperone.
5th Nov '14 1:05:38 PM StFan
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* ''ComicStrip/{{Garulfo}}'': Noémie is an example of the "interesting life" variant:

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* ''ComicStrip/{{Garulfo}}'': ''ComicBook/{{Garulfo}}'': Noémie is an example of the "interesting life" variant:
7th Oct '14 11:21:15 AM Patachou
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* ''{{Garulfo}}'': Noémie is an example of the "interesting life" variant:

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* ''{{Garulfo}}'': ''ComicStrip/{{Garulfo}}'': Noémie is an example of the "interesting life" variant:
21st May '14 6:08:58 PM Goldfritha
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21st Jan '14 3:40:13 AM LongLiveHumour
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* ''CyranoDeBergerac'': Roxanne's chaperone is actually named Duenna.
* Done as a RunningGag in ''RobinHoodMenInTights'', which has Maid Marian's guardian, Broomhilde, repeatedly foil Robin's attempts to score with Marian. One instance has Robin blow a kiss, but Broomhilde promptly snatches it out of the air before it can reach Marian. And this one:

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* ''CyranoDeBergerac'': ''Theatre/CyranoDeBergerac'': Roxanne's chaperone is actually named Duenna.
* Done as a RunningGag in ''RobinHoodMenInTights'', ''Film/RobinHoodMenInTights'', which has Maid Marian's guardian, Broomhilde, repeatedly foil Robin's attempts to score with Marian. One instance has Robin blow a kiss, but Broomhilde promptly snatches it out of the air before it can reach Marian. And this one:
12th Mar '13 8:21:28 PM R1ck1
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* In {{Airborn}}, Ms. Simpkins fits this to a tee; she's not very brave, tries to keep her charge Kate from doing anything fun, and is especially suspicious when any young men are around.

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* In {{Airborn}}, ''{{Airborn}}'', Ms. Simpkins fits this to a tee; she's not very brave, tries to keep her charge Kate from doing anything fun, and is especially suspicious when any young men are around.
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