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29th Mar '17 6:01:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the SethMacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy, they do a brief joke on the TV Show Entourage. This trope is basically the punchline.

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* In the SethMacFarlane's Creator/SethMacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy, they do a brief joke on the TV Show Entourage. This trope is basically the punchline.
16th Mar '17 2:30:25 PM StrixObscuro
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* Subverted in the Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' episode "Transitions" where the detectives barge in on Hailey, a teenage trans girl, while she's in her room changing, resulting in her being shown topless with visible nipples for half a second. Presumably, it passed standards and practices because the character was played by a teenage boy.

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* Subverted in the Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' episode "Transitions" where the detectives barge in on Hailey, a teenage trans girl, while she's in her room changing, resulting in her being shown topless with visible nipples for half a second. Presumably, it passed standards and practices because the character was played by a teenage boy.
28th Feb '17 3:43:25 PM angie710
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See also: ThongOfShielding, GodivaHair and BarbieDollAnatomy.

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See also: ThongOfShielding, GodivaHair GodivaHair, SeashellBra, and BarbieDollAnatomy.
26th Feb '17 2:18:35 PM nombretomado
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* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima''. Due to the incredible amounts of ClothingDamage, this has practically become one of KenAkamatsu's stylistic signatures. Although he has an excuse, as the magazine that published ''Negima'' wouldn't allow nipples to be shown. They're okay now, but it would be weird if everybody suddenly gained nipples halfway through the manga.

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* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima''. Due to the incredible amounts of ClothingDamage, this has practically become one of KenAkamatsu's Creator/KenAkamatsu's stylistic signatures. Although he has an excuse, as the magazine that published ''Negima'' wouldn't allow nipples to be shown. They're okay now, but it would be weird if everybody suddenly gained nipples halfway through the manga.
22nd Feb '17 2:41:08 PM StrixObscuro
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** In the original ''Manga/GhostInTheShell'' manga, the android inside which the Puppeteer escapes from custody is a female model and is shown with all secondary sexual characteristics visible. However, the liner notes for the second manga volume, ''Man-Machine Interface]]'' state that Creator/ShirowMasamune stopped drawing Motoko's nipples for a while in the third act (when she spends a lot of time diving) to save time. Her actual body appears once as a HumanPopsicle and is drawn fully nude with nipples and pubes.

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** In the original ''Manga/GhostInTheShell'' manga, the android inside which the Puppeteer escapes from custody is a female model and is shown with all secondary sexual characteristics visible. However, the liner notes for the second manga volume, ''Man-Machine Interface]]'' Interface'' state that Creator/ShirowMasamune stopped drawing Motoko's nipples for a while in the third act (when she spends a lot of time diving) to save time. Her actual body appears once as a HumanPopsicle and is drawn fully nude with nipples and pubes.






* In the ''ComicBook/YokoTsuno'' album "On The Edge of Life'', young Magda spends most of the album floating around in a life-preserving tank wearing only a diaper, but her nipples are entirely obscured by the devices attached to her chest.



** It is also noticeble about ''[=Survivor=]'' that during a game involving women contestants bobbing for items in a tub full of gloopy brown mud, several bikini tops were dislodged exposing breasts and nipples. But since the women involved were by then slathered from head to waist in a coating of mud, the bared breasts were not visually bleeped out and left in full uncensored camera view.

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** It is also noticeble noticeable about ''[=Survivor=]'' ''Survivor'' that during a game involving women contestants bobbing for items in a tub full of gloopy brown mud, several bikini tops were dislodged exposing breasts and nipples. But since the women involved were by then slathered from head to waist in a coating of mud, the bared breasts were not visually bleeped out and left in full uncensored camera view.



* Subverted in the Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' episode "Transitions" where the detectives barge in on Hailey, a teenage trans girl, while she's in her room changing, resulting in her being shown topless with visible nipples for half a second. Presumably, it passed standards and practices because the character was played by a teenage boy.



* ''Magazine/{{Loaded}}'' depended on candid photo-shots of C, B, and very occasionally A-list celebrities. In an age where the Internet was only beginning to become widely adopted, it popularised the genre known as "nip-slips" and "downblouses", accidental unposed shots of celebrities accidentally baring a bit more flesh than they thought. Even in a posed shot and even if the subject had stipulated "no nudity", they were not above printing any shots from the shoot where a nipple might have escaped. A famous front cover showed celebrity Ulrika Johnnson in what was apparently just a standard cleavage shot: close examination revealed a nipple had escaped and was peeping above the top of her blouse. This was no error or oversight - and added to the mag's notoriety.

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* ''Magazine/{{Loaded}}'' depended on candid photo-shots of C, B, and very occasionally A-list celebrities. In an age where the Internet was only beginning to become widely adopted, it popularised popularized the genre known as "nip-slips" and "downblouses", accidental unposed shots of celebrities accidentally baring a bit more flesh than they thought. Even in a posed shot and even if the subject had stipulated "no nudity", they were not above printing any shots from the shoot where a nipple might have escaped. A famous front cover showed celebrity Ulrika Johnnson in what was apparently just a standard cleavage shot: close examination revealed a nipple had escaped and was peeping above the top of her blouse. This was no error or oversight - and added to the mag's notoriety.
22nd Feb '17 1:53:43 PM Tightwire
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Though media can safely display [[{{Sideboob}} much]] [[AbsoluteCleavage of]] [[{{Underboobs}} the]] female breast and ''every'' part of the male breast, female nipples[[note]]that is, the areola and the actual mammary opening[[/note]] almost guarantee an [[UsefulNotes/MediaClassifications R rating]] from the [=MPAA=]. They might cost you $550,000 if you [[WardrobeMalfunction show them at halftime]] during the SuperBowl. The sight of it is so HarmfulToMinors that you must click a release to see it on the Internet. The United States Supreme Court upheld an ordinance requiring strippers to [[http://supreme.justia.com/us/529/277/case.html cover it]] under a pastie.

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Though media can safely display [[{{Sideboob}} much]] [[AbsoluteCleavage of]] [[{{Underboobs}} the]] 99% of female breast and ''every'' part of the male breast, female nipples[[note]]that is, the areola and the actual mammary opening[[/note]] almost guarantee an [[UsefulNotes/MediaClassifications R rating]] from the [=MPAA=]. They might cost you $550,000 if you [[WardrobeMalfunction show them at halftime]] during the SuperBowl. [=MPAA=].The sight of it is so HarmfulToMinors that you must click a release to see it on the Internet. The United States Supreme Court upheld an ordinance requiring strippers to [[http://supreme.justia.com/us/529/277/case.html cover it]] under a pastie.
pastie. Indeed the very sight of the female nipple is so damaging to the male brain that the cost of healing their psychological damage is $550,000 if you [[WardrobeMalfunction let one slip at halftime]] during the SuperBowl.
20th Feb '17 5:16:17 PM nombretomado
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* In the middle 1980's, BritishNewspapers and TV went into a feeding frenzy of prurience concerning a strapless blue ballgown that Princess Diana wore to a diplomatic reception. The gown had exposed an awful lot of the former Miss Spencer's decollétage, and ITV's flagship news show ''Series/NewsAtTen'' devoted a long slot to debating whether or not it had slipped down far enough to expose a royal nipple (the right one). After frequent replays and slow-motion close-ups, ''[=NaT=]'' decided it was just a piece of the gown's decorative edging causing a shadow that ''seemed'' like an exposed nipple.

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* In the middle 1980's, BritishNewspapers UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers and TV went into a feeding frenzy of prurience concerning a strapless blue ballgown that Princess Diana wore to a diplomatic reception. The gown had exposed an awful lot of the former Miss Spencer's decollétage, and ITV's flagship news show ''Series/NewsAtTen'' devoted a long slot to debating whether or not it had slipped down far enough to expose a royal nipple (the right one). After frequent replays and slow-motion close-ups, ''[=NaT=]'' decided it was just a piece of the gown's decorative edging causing a shadow that ''seemed'' like an exposed nipple.
19th Feb '17 7:47:53 AM JJHIL325
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* Subverted for the first time ever in a Disney film in ''{{Disney/Moana}}'', as the child Moana in the opening sequence isn't wearing a top, and thus her nipples are clearly visible. This is apparently only acceptable for the very young girls on the island, as those who appear to be over 6 or so wear tops like the teenage girls and women.

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* Subverted for the first time ever in a Disney film in ''{{Disney/Moana}}'', as the child toddler Moana in the opening sequence isn't wearing a top, and thus her nipples are clearly visible. This is apparently only acceptable for the very young girls on the island, as those who appear to be over 6 or so wear tops like the teenage girls and women.
19th Feb '17 7:38:36 AM DiScOrDtHeLuNaTiC
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* Subverted for the first time ever in a Disney film in ''{{Disney/Moana}}'', as the child Moana in the opening sequence isn't wearing a top, and thus her nipples are clearly visible. This is apparently only acceptable for the very young girls on the island, as those who appear to be over 6 or so wear tops like the teenage girls and women.
18th Feb '17 2:21:47 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'' usually doesn't have this problem, however Daenerys' scenes in Qarth did not depict the book's fashion for women, which involved entirely exposing one breast, as the directors thought it would be too distracting for the audience.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'' ''Series/GameOfThrones'': The show usually doesn't have this problem, however problem. In fact, it's beginning to look like most of the adult actresses have clauses in their contracts that require them to appear at least partially, if not fully, nude at least once. However Daenerys' scenes in Qarth did not depict the book's fashion for women, which involved entirely exposing one breast, as the directors thought it would be too distracting for the audience.
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