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1st Jul '17 2:31:44 PM VicGeorge2011
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* ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' has this in all four films. He might START clean shaven, but as soon as he puts on the Hat, he has at least 3 days growth. It's {{lampshaded}} in ''Film/Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom'': "Shorty, where's my razor?"

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* ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' has this in all four films. He might START clean shaven, but as soon as he puts on the Hat, he has at least 3 days growth. It's {{lampshaded}} in ''Film/Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom'': ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom'': "Shorty, where's my razor?"
13th Jun '17 2:52:31 PM Az_Tech341
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* Robbie from WebOriginal/EddieAtTheLMV. He is the shortest in the band (even the female members are taller), so he has stubble to look as old as everyone else.

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* Robbie from WebOriginal/EddieAtTheLMV. He WebOriginal/EddieAtTheLMV is the shortest in the band (even the female members are taller), so he has stubble to look as old as everyone else.
13th Jun '17 10:21:29 AM Kitchen90
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* The titular character gets this while on the run in ''[[Film/HarryPotter Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]].''
* PerkyGoth ManChild Gary King in ''Film/TheWorldsEnd'' sports (highly untidy) facial hair, which coupled with his generally ungroomed appearance shows what a self-destructive lifestyle will do to you. [[spoiler:He's clean-shaven - and sober - by the end of the movie]].

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* The titular character gets this while on the run in ''[[Film/HarryPotter Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]].''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows.''
* PerkyGoth ManChild Gary King in ''Film/TheWorldsEnd'' sports (highly untidy) facial hair, which coupled with his generally ungroomed appearance shows what a self-destructive lifestyle will do to you. [[spoiler:He's clean-shaven - -- and sober - -- by the end of the movie]].


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* Robbie from WebOriginal/EddieAtTheLMV. He is the shortest in the band (even the female members are taller), so he has stubble to look as old as everyone else.
11th Jun '17 4:38:02 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': The Master Torturer hasn't quite grown out his beard.
30th Apr '17 3:05:02 PM nombretomado
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* ToshiroMifune plays a gruff and disheveled samurai in various films who usually goes unshaven. Mifune often sticks his arm up through his collar to absently rub his stubbly chin, which has become an iconic image for the actor and the character.

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* ToshiroMifune Creator/ToshiroMifune plays a gruff and disheveled samurai in various films who usually goes unshaven. Mifune often sticks his arm up through his collar to absently rub his stubbly chin, which has become an iconic image for the actor and the character.
19th Apr '17 10:32:52 PM AthenaBlue
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* Dr. Derek Sheppard from ''Series/GreysAnatomy'', which is probably the reason why he's nicknamed "Dr. [-McDreamy=]" by his fangirls. Also Alex, Jackson, and sometimes Mark.

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* Dr. Derek Sheppard from ''Series/GreysAnatomy'', which is probably the reason why he's nicknamed "Dr. [-McDreamy=]" [=McDreamy=]" by his fangirls. Also Alex, Jackson, and sometimes Mark.
19th Apr '17 10:32:26 PM AthenaBlue
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheRoadToElDorado'': Spanish con men Tulio and Miguel spend days wandering through the Amazon, with no visible access to ''soap'', let alone shaving supplies. Tulio's perma-stubble look stays immaculate through the entire film.



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* In many variants of OurVampiresAreDifferent (Such as Creator/AnneRice's), vampires can't change the length of their hair, because their regeneration simply causes it to grow back to the original length in minutes. Hence, they're stuck with whatever hair-length they had when they were 'turned'. Thus, for a vampire, having stubble could actually be justified.

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* In many variants of OurVampiresAreDifferent (Such as Creator/AnneRice's), vampires can't change the length of their hair, because their regeneration simply causes it to grow back to the original length in minutes. Hence, they're stuck with whatever hair-length they had when they were 'turned'. "turned". Thus, for a vampire, having stubble perma-stubble could actually be justified.justified.



* Bendel, from ''Pettersson & Bendel''.
* True to its hardboiled roots, the hero of "Literature/{{The Dresden Files}}" is often described as having a light stubbly beard, though the length of said facial hair occasionally fluctuates. While any sort of stubble is noticeably absent from nearly all the cover art, the first few graphic novel adaptations had a hairier Harry more in line with the books' descriptions.



* [[Literature/TheLegendOfDrizzt Artemis Enteri]] is described as having a stubbled beard that "no amount of shaving could ever lighten."
* Lampshaded in ''Literature/{{Warbreaker}}'', where Vasher's perpetual beard stubble leads Vivenna to wonder if he actively trims it too look like that. [[spoiler:It's eventually revealed to be ''literal'' perma-stubble; Vasher's a [[OurGodsAreDifferent Returned]], which means his appearance changes only if he actively wills it to]].
* Literature/TimeScout's Kit Carson always sports a little mustache, but when things go to hell during Ripper Season, he ends up with manly stubble.
* In ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'', Stannis sports a beard that is trimmed so short, it's just a 5 o'clock shadow along his jaw.
* In John R. Powers' ''The Unoriginal Sinner and the Ice Cream God'', the main character, Tim Conroy, describes his pal Bill Weatherly thusly:
--> Weatherly was a rather strange fellow. He always had what appeared to be a three-day growth of beard, which meant that he must have gotten up every morning and shaved off one day’s growth.

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* [[Literature/TheLegendOfDrizzt Artemis Enteri]] True to its hardboiled roots, the hero of ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' is often described as having a stubbled beard that "no amount light stubbly beard, though the length of shaving could ever lighten."
* Lampshaded in ''Literature/{{Warbreaker}}'', where Vasher's perpetual beard
said facial hair occasionally fluctuates. While any sort of stubble leads Vivenna to wonder if he actively trims it too look like that. [[spoiler:It's eventually revealed to be ''literal'' perma-stubble; Vasher's is noticeably absent from nearly all the cover art, the first few graphic novel adaptations had a [[OurGodsAreDifferent Returned]], which means his appearance changes only if he actively wills it to]].
* Literature/TimeScout's Kit Carson always sports a little mustache, but when things go to hell during Ripper Season, he ends up
hairier Harry more in line with manly stubble.
* In ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'', Stannis sports a beard that is trimmed so short, it's just a 5 o'clock shadow along his jaw.
* In John R. Powers' ''The Unoriginal Sinner and
the Ice Cream God'', the main character, Tim Conroy, describes his pal Bill Weatherly thusly:
--> Weatherly was a rather strange fellow. He always had what appeared to be a three-day growth of beard, which meant that he must have gotten up every morning and shaved off one day’s growth.
books' descriptions.



* ''Literature/TheLegendOfDrizzt'': Artemis Enteri is described as having a stubbled beard that "no amount of shaving could ever lighten."
* Bendel, from ''Pettersson & Bendel''.
* In ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'', Stannis sports a beard that is trimmed so short, it's just a 5 o'clock shadow along his jaw.
* ''Literature/TimeScout'''s Kit Carson always sports a little mustache, but when things go to hell during ''Ripper Season'', he ends up with manly stubble.
* In John R. Powers' ''The Unoriginal Sinner and the Ice Cream God'', the main character, Tim Conroy, describes his pal Bill Weatherly thusly:
--> Weatherly was a rather strange fellow. He always had what appeared to be a three-day growth of beard, which meant that he must have gotten up every morning and shaved off one day’s growth.
* Lampshaded in ''Literature/{{Warbreaker}}'', where Vasher's perpetual beard stubble leads Vivenna to wonder if he actively trims it too look like that. [[spoiler:It's eventually revealed to be ''literal'' perma-stubble; Vasher's a [[OurGodsAreDifferent Returned]], which means his appearance changes only if he actively wills it to]].



* ''Series/{{House}}'':
** House always looks disheveled, a combination of his disability and his personality. The stubble is lampshaded in several episodes. Then in one episode, House actually shaves his face clean, and the result (and character reaction) is so jarring that he looks like a stranger, highlighting how much the stubble is associated with his character. On another occasion, Dr. Wilson tells him, "I lied. I've been lying to you in increasing amounts ever since I told you you looked good unshaved a year ago."
** In later seasons, Dr. Chase got some stubble too, causing many of his fangirls to squeal in delight.
* Dr. Derek Sheppard from ''Series/GreysAnatomy'', which is probably the reason why he's nicknamed "Dr [-McDreamy=]" by his fangirls. Also Alex, Jackson, and sometimes Mark.
* Luke Danes on ''Series/GilmoreGirls'', the grumpy bear and Lorelai's WillTheyOrWontThey Love Interest. Does he ever get a beard in the entire show? No, Luke looks best unshaven.

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* ''Series/{{House}}'':
** House always looks disheveled, a combination
One of his disability and his personality. The stubble is lampshaded in several episodes. Then in one episode, House actually shaves his face clean, and the result (and character reaction) is so jarring signs that Wesley on ''Series/{{Angel}}'' TookALevelInBadass is when he looks like grew some stubble, though it started out as a stranger, highlighting how much BeardOfSorrow.
* On ''{{Series/Arrow}}'', Oliver sports that after some time spent on the island. He's shown to grow it into a BadassBeard by the time he's rescued, and then keeps
the stubble is associated with his character. On another occasion, Dr. Wilson tells him, "I lied. I've been lying once he gets back to you in increasing amounts ever since I told you you looked good unshaved a year ago."
** In later seasons, Dr. Chase got
civilization. Also during the island days, [[spoiler:Slade]] had some stubble too, causing many of his fangirls to squeal in delight.
* Dr. Derek Sheppard from ''Series/GreysAnatomy'', which is
that he probably the reason why he's nicknamed "Dr [-McDreamy=]" by keeps in check thanks to [[KnifeNut one of his fangirls. Also Alex, Jackson, and sometimes Mark.
many blades]].
* Luke Danes on ''Series/GilmoreGirls'', the grumpy bear and Lorelai's WillTheyOrWontThey Love Interest. Does he ever get Mitchell from ''Series/{{Being Human|UK}}''. He even shows up to an interview with a beard few day's worth of stubble.
* Booth from ''Series/{{Bones}}''.
* ''Series/BurnNotice'':
** Michael Westen grows a five-o'clock shadow
in the entire show? No, Luke looks best unshaven.second season mid-finale. This episode he portrays a hard-drinking bodyguard to catch the attention of a would-be kidnapper. It fits the character personality, but also makes him that much more badass when he "gets religion" and fights back.
** Sam [[AwesomeMcCoolName Axe]] never met a razor he liked. He gets called on it in the fourth season.



* Several guys on on ''MenInTrees.''
* ''Series/{{Lost}}'' has an interesting case of this. Despite having very limited access to a razor, almost none of the males have grown beards. Maybe slowing down the growth of facial hair is yet another special quality of the island. The rest is covered under ImprobableHairstyle.
** Though Locke is shown shaving his head in the hatch.
** Jack's stubble is actually parodied in a sketch on ''Series/{{MADtv}}''. Apparently the only razor Jack has access to is a sharpened seashell which apparently only keeps his beard at 5 o'clock shadow.
** On more than one occasion characters have questioned Hurley's beard growing ability.
** Charlie's stubble borders on a beard, although in a season three episode he is seen shaving it off.
** Sawyer always rocks it.
* Shawn from ''Series/{{Psych}}'', who has actually woken up with less stubble than when he went to bed.
* Dr. Cox on ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' sometimes. For the most part he's clean shaven. Though he did grow it out one season, and then J.D. started doing it.

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* Several guys on on ''MenInTrees.''
* ''Series/{{Lost}}'' has an interesting case of this. Despite having very limited access to a razor, almost none of
''Series/DarkAngel'''s Logan Cale sports the males have grown beards. Maybe slowing down the growth unusual combination of facial hair is yet another special quality of the island. The rest is covered under ImprobableHairstyle.
** Though Locke is shown shaving his head in the hatch.
** Jack's
ActionHero three-day stubble is actually parodied in a sketch on ''Series/{{MADtv}}''. Apparently the only razor Jack has access to is a sharpened seashell which apparently only keeps his beard at 5 o'clock shadow.
** On more than one occasion characters have questioned Hurley's beard growing ability.
** Charlie's stubble borders on a beard, although in a season three episode he is seen shaving it off.
** Sawyer always rocks it.
* Shawn from ''Series/{{Psych}}'', who has actually woken up with less stubble than when he went to bed.
* Dr. Cox on ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' sometimes. For the most part he's clean shaven. Though he did grow it out one season,
and then J.D. started doing it.NonActionGuy glasses.



* Don Draper of ''Series/MadMen'' has a permanent five-o'clock shadow (that gray color on his cheeks), even after being shaved by his barber.
* One of the signs that Wesley on ''Series/{{Angel}}'' TookALevelInBadass is when he grew some stubble, though it started out as a BeardOfSorrow.
* Sonny Crockett on ''Series/MiamiVice'' was probably the TropeCodifier. Electric shavers didn't even ''have'' a "stubble" setting before the show aired. That was introduced as a direct response to Sonny Crockett's popularity.
* Sylar, the brain-stealing supervillain from ''Series/{{Heroes}}.'' In his meek {{Clark Kent|ing}}ish persona Gabriel Gray, he is clean-shaven and wears glasses. As soon as he manifested his powers and learned that EvilFeelsGood, he grew stubble. (Well, alright, not immediately. But the only time we see him shaving off the stubble is when he visits his mother, who didn't know what her son had been up to.)

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* Don Draper of ''Series/MadMen'' ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** The Second Doctor
has a permanent five-o'clock shadow (that gray color on one, but it's to indicate scruffiness rather than badassness. His CriminalDoppelganger Salamander, by contrast, has darker stubble indicating [[EvilIsSexy his cheeks), even after being shaved by his barber.
* One of
relative sexiness]] compared to the signs that Wesley on ''Series/{{Angel}}'' TookALevelInBadass is Doctor.
** The Tenth Doctor, which he seems to lampshade
when he grew some stubble, though it started encounters the Fifth Doctor:
--->'''The Doctor:''' Check
out as a BeardOfSorrow.
this bone structure, Doctor, because one day you're going to be shaving it!
* Sonny Crockett Peter Bishop from ''{{Series/Fringe}}''.
* Luke Danes
on ''Series/MiamiVice'' was ''Series/GilmoreGirls'', the grumpy bear and Lorelai's WillTheyOrWontThey Love Interest. Does he ever get a beard in the entire show? No, Luke looks best unshaven.
* Dr. Derek Sheppard from ''Series/GreysAnatomy'', which is
probably the TropeCodifier. Electric shavers didn't even ''have'' a "stubble" setting before the show aired. That was introduced as a direct response to Sonny Crockett's popularity.
reason why he's nicknamed "Dr. [-McDreamy=]" by his fangirls. Also Alex, Jackson, and sometimes Mark.
* Max Blum of ''Series/HappyEndings'', sometimes called "fuzzy face".
* Sylar, the brain-stealing supervillain from ''Series/{{Heroes}}.'' ''Series/{{Heroes}}''. In his meek {{Clark Kent|ing}}ish persona Gabriel Gray, he is clean-shaven and wears glasses. As soon as he manifested his powers and learned that EvilFeelsGood, he grew stubble. (Well, alright, not immediately. But the only time we see him shaving off the stubble is when he visits his mother, who didn't know what her son had been up to.)



* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
** Dean Winchester. This was done in part to make his actor, Creator/JensenAckles, look older than Creator/JaredPadalecki, the actor playing Dean's younger brother, Sam. To an extent, it's pretty necessary. Take a look at him in the seventeenth episode of the fourth season, where he's clean-shaven and looks about five years younger than he does in the rest of the episodes. There were some other factors at play there, but still.
** Starting in season 8, Sam grew stubble too.
** Castiel. Justified in that he's an [[OurAngelsAreDifferent angel possessing a man]] and the body is either in stasis or Castiel maintains it the way it was when he took possession. The actor himself, Creator/MishaCollins, also seems to have a case of stubble too.
* ''Series/BurnNotice'':
** Michael Westen grows a five-o'clock shadow in the second season mid-finale. This episode he portrays a hard-drinking bodyguard to catch the attention of a would-be kidnapper. It fits the character personality, but also makes him that much more badass when he "gets religion" and fights back.
** Sam [[AwesomeMcCoolName Axe]] never met a razor he liked. He gets called on it in the fourth season.
* ''Series/TeenWolf'': Derek, after the first couple of episodes.
* ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles'': Derek Reese has what is dubbed a "permanent three-day growth".
** Kyle has some as well, [[spoiler:even as a hallucinated ghost]].

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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
''Series/{{House}}'':
** Dean Winchester. This was done in part to make House always looks disheveled, a combination of his actor, Creator/JensenAckles, look older than Creator/JaredPadalecki, disability and his personality. The stubble is lampshaded in several episodes. Then in one episode, House actually shaves his face clean, and the actor playing Dean's younger brother, Sam. To an extent, it's pretty necessary. Take result (and character reaction) is so jarring that he looks like a look at him in stranger, highlighting how much the seventeenth episode stubble is associated with his character. On another occasion, Dr. Wilson tells him, "I lied. I've been lying to you in increasing amounts ever since I told you you looked good unshaved a year ago."
** In later seasons, Dr. Chase got some stubble too, causing many
of the fourth season, where his fangirls to squeal in delight.
* The titular character from ''Series/JackTaylor'', as played by Iain Glen. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by his mother, who asks if
he's clean-shaven and looks about five years younger than he does in the rest of the episodes. There were some other factors at play there, but still.
** Starting in season 8, Sam grew stubble too.
** Castiel. Justified in that he's an [[OurAngelsAreDifferent angel possessing a man]] and the body is either in stasis or Castiel maintains it the way it was when he took possession. The actor himself, Creator/MishaCollins, also seems to have a case of stubble too.
* ''Series/BurnNotice'':
** Michael Westen grows a five-o'clock shadow in the second season mid-finale. This episode he portrays a hard-drinking bodyguard to catch the attention of a would-be kidnapper. It fits the character personality, but also makes him that much more badass when he "gets religion" and fights back.
** Sam [[AwesomeMcCoolName Axe]] never met a razor he liked. He gets called on it in the fourth season.
* ''Series/TeenWolf'': Derek, after the first couple of episodes.
* ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles'': Derek Reese has what is dubbed a "permanent three-day growth".
** Kyle has some as well, [[spoiler:even as a hallucinated ghost]].
ever shaved.



** Though in 20.12 the Lt called him on it, telling him (and the junior) to get a shave because he was not in Falujah any more.
* Charlie on ''{{Series/Numb3rs}}'' has varying amounts of stubble throughout the show.
* ''Series/DarkAngel'''s Logan Cale sports the unusual combination of ActionHero three-day stubble and NonActionGuy glasses.
* Peter Bishop from ''{{Series/Fringe}}''.

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** Though in 20.12 the Lt called him on it, telling him (and the junior) to get a shave because he was not in Falujah Fallujah any more.
* Charlie on ''{{Series/Numb3rs}}'' has varying amounts of stubble throughout the show.
* ''Series/DarkAngel'''s Logan Cale sports the unusual combination of ActionHero three-day stubble and NonActionGuy glasses.
* Peter Bishop from ''{{Series/Fringe}}''.
more.



* Mitchell from ''Series/{{Being Human|UK}}''. He even shows up to an interview with a few day's worth of stubble.
* Rick from ''Series/TheWalkingDead'' has an egregious case of this, as it is post-ZombieApocalypse, yet he still maintains a perpetual three-day beard growth. He even had it when he woke from a months-long coma! This is in sharp contrast to the original comic, where his beard does grow realistically.
* Max Blum of ''Series/HappyEndings'', sometimes called "fuzzy face".

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* Mitchell from ''Series/{{Being Human|UK}}''. He even shows up to an interview with a few day's worth of stubble.
* Rick from ''Series/TheWalkingDead''
''Series/{{Lost}}'' has an egregious interesting case of this, as it this. Despite having very limited access to a razor, almost none of the males have grown beards. Maybe slowing down the growth of facial hair is post-ZombieApocalypse, yet he still maintains a perpetual three-day beard growth. He even had it when he woke from a months-long coma! This is in sharp contrast to another special quality of the original comic, where island. The rest is covered under ImprobableHairstyle.
** Though Locke is shown shaving his head in the hatch.
** Jack's stubble is actually parodied in a sketch on ''Series/{{MADtv}}''. Apparently the only razor Jack has access to is a sharpened seashell which apparently only keeps
his beard does at 5 o'clock shadow.
** On more than one occasion characters have questioned Hurley's beard growing ability.
** Charlie's stubble borders on a beard, although in a season three episode he is seen shaving it off.
** Sawyer always rocks it.
* Don Draper of ''Series/MadMen'' has a permanent five-o'clock shadow (that gray color on his cheeks), even after being shaved by his barber.
* Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse:
** Kilgrave in ''Series/JessicaJones2015'' has a permanent five o'clock shadow.
** ''Series/Daredevil2015'':
*** Matt Murdock has perma-stubble, arguably the result of his blindness making it impossible for him to do a close shave.
*** Christian Blake, a corrupt cop on Wilson Fisk's payroll, has a five o'clock shadow.
%%* Several guys on on ''Series/MenInTrees''.
* Sonny Crockett on ''Series/MiamiVice'' was probably the TropeCodifier. Electric shavers didn't even ''have'' a "stubble" setting before the show aired. That was introduced as a direct response to Sonny Crockett's popularity.
* Dash from ''Series/MinorityReport2015'' is always seen with some peach fuzz.
* ''Series/MondayMornings'': Dr. Ty Wilson has a five o'clock shadow. He's played by Creator/JamieBamber and he's a major HospitalHottie and MrFanservice. Befitting for his character who is a brilliant neurosurgeon, TooCleverByHalf, who messes up and goes through off-and-on [[HeroicBSOD Heroic Blue Screen of Death]] phase.
* Callen from ''Series/NCISLosAngeles''.
* Charlie on ''{{Series/Numb3rs}}'' has varying amounts of stubble throughout the show.
* Shawn from ''Series/{{Psych}}'', who has actually woken up with less stubble than when he went to bed.
* Dr. Cox on ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' sometimes. For the most part he's clean shaven. Though he did
grow realistically.
it out one season, and then J.D. started doing it.
* Max Blum of ''Series/HappyEndings'', sometimes called "fuzzy face".Dr. Harry Cunningham, from ''Series/SilentWitness''.



* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** The Second Doctor has one, but it's to indicate scruffiness rather than badassness. His CriminalDoppelganger Salamander, by contrast, has darker stubble indicating [[EvilIsSexy his relative sexiness]] compared to the Doctor.
** The Tenth Doctor, which he seems to lampshade when he encounters the Fifth Doctor:
--->'''Doctor:''' Check out this bone structure, Doctor, because one day you're going to be shaving it!
* ''Series/MondayMornings'': Dr. Ty Wilson has a five o'clock shadow. He's played by Creator/JamieBamber and he's a major HospitalHottie and MrFanservice. Befitting for his character who is a brilliant neurosurgeon, TooCleverByHalf, who messes up and goes through off-and-on [[HeroicBSOD Heroic Blue Screen of Death]] phase.
* On ''{{Series/Arrow}}'', Oliver sports that after some time spent on the island. He's shown to grow it into a BadassBeard by the time he's rescued, and then keeps the stubble once he gets back to civilization. Also during the island days, [[spoiler:Slade]] had some stubble that he probably keeps in check thanks to [[KnifeNut one of his many blades]].
* Callen from ''Series/NCISLosAngeles''.
* Dr Harry Cunningham, from ''Series/SilentWitness''.
* The titular character from ''Series/JackTaylor'', as played by Iain Glen. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by his mother, who asks if he's ever shaved.
* Booth from ''Series/{{Bones}}''.
* Agent Steve Jinks on ''Series/{{Warehouse13}}'' has a permanent 5 o' clock shadow, in contrast to clean-shaven Pete and goatee-sporting Artie.
* Dash from ''Series/MinorityReport2015'' is always seen with some peach fuzz.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
** The Second Doctor has one, but Dean Winchester. This was done in part to make his actor, Creator/JensenAckles, look older than Creator/JaredPadalecki, the actor playing Dean's younger brother, Sam. To an extent, it's to indicate scruffiness rather than badassness. His CriminalDoppelganger Salamander, by contrast, has darker stubble indicating [[EvilIsSexy his relative sexiness]] compared to pretty necessary. Take a look at him in the Doctor.
** The Tenth Doctor, which he seems to lampshade when he encounters
seventeenth episode of the Fifth Doctor:
--->'''Doctor:''' Check out this bone structure, Doctor, because one day you're going to be shaving it!
* ''Series/MondayMornings'': Dr. Ty Wilson has a five o'clock shadow. He's played by Creator/JamieBamber and
fourth season, where he's a major HospitalHottie clean-shaven and MrFanservice. Befitting for his character who is a brilliant neurosurgeon, TooCleverByHalf, who messes up and goes through off-and-on [[HeroicBSOD Heroic Blue Screen looks about five years younger than he does in the rest of Death]] phase.
* On ''{{Series/Arrow}}'', Oliver sports
the episodes. There were some other factors at play there, but still.
** Starting in season 8, Sam grew stubble too.
** Castiel. Justified in
that after some time spent on the island. He's shown to grow it into a BadassBeard by the time he's rescued, an [[OurAngelsAreDifferent angel possessing a man]] and then keeps the body is either in stasis or Castiel maintains it the way it was when he took possession. The actor himself, Creator/MishaCollins, also seems to have a case of stubble once he gets back to civilization. Also during too.
* ''Series/TeenWolf'': Derek, after
the island days, [[spoiler:Slade]] had first couple of episodes.
* ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles'': Derek Reese has what is dubbed a "permanent three-day growth".
** Kyle has
some stubble that he probably keeps in check thanks to [[KnifeNut one of his many blades]].
as well, [[spoiler:even as a hallucinated ghost]].
* Callen Rick from ''Series/NCISLosAngeles''.
* Dr Harry Cunningham,
''Series/TheWalkingDead'' has an egregious case of this, as it is post-ZombieApocalypse, yet he still maintains a perpetual three-day beard growth. He even had it when he woke from ''Series/SilentWitness''.
* The titular character from ''Series/JackTaylor'', as played by Iain Glen. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by
a months-long coma! This is in sharp contrast to the original comic, where his mother, who asks if he's ever shaved.
* Booth from ''Series/{{Bones}}''.
beard does grow realistically.
* Agent Steve Jinks on ''Series/{{Warehouse13}}'' ''Series/Warehouse13'' has a permanent 5 o' clock shadow, in contrast to clean-shaven Pete and goatee-sporting Artie.
* Dash from ''Series/MinorityReport2015'' is always seen with some peach fuzz.
Artie.



* Kilgrave in ''Series/JessicaJones2015'' has a permanent five o'clock shadow.
* ''Series/Daredevil2015'':
** Matt Murdock has perma-stubble, arguably the result of his blindness making it impossible for him to do a close shave.
** Christian Blake, a corrupt cop on Wilson Fisk's payroll, has a five o'clock shadow.






* Homer Simpson of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', though, in his case, it's more to accentuate his low-browness. If he shaves, [[LampshadeHanging it still grows back in a matter of seconds]]. In one episode, he's shaving but leaves his usual because Marge likes a bit of stubble. It has at times become worse when he can't take care of it. He shaves off his muzzle by accident at one point and uses a spray-on can of stubble to replace it.

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* Homer Simpson Bruce Banner in ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'' (but not the Hulk, strangely enough).
* In one episode
of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', though, in ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'', Dexter's Mom comments to his case, Dad, that he looks especially rugged today. Dad replies that it's more to accentuate his low-browness. If he shaves, [[LampshadeHanging it still grows back in a matter of seconds]]. In one episode, he's shaving but leaves his usual because Marge likes he hasn't shaved for a bit couple of stubble. It days.
* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'', Timmy wishes to be an action hero. He instantly gets muscular and
has at times become worse when he can't take care of it. He shaves off his muzzle by accident at one point and uses a spray-on can of stubble to replace it.five-o'clock shadow.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'': Bender grows rust around his mouth when he doesn't drink. This is a display of FridgeBrilliance since alcohol and effervescent drinks can be mildly acidic, and acid is a rust remover.
** Knowing the writers of ''Futurama'', the odds of this being a coincidence are virtually nil.
* "Grunkle" Stanford Pines from ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''.
* Hoss Delgado from ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy''.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheRoadToElDorado'': Spanish con men Tulio and Miguel spend days wandering through the Amazon, with no visible access to ''soap'', let alone shaving supplies. Tulio's perma-stubble look stays immaculate through the entire film.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheRoadToElDorado'': Spanish con men Tulio and Miguel spend days wandering through ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'': K'nuckles is blue. For the Amazon, with no visible access most part, the series is content to ''soap'', let alone you assume that he's an example of AmazingTechnicolorPopulation in a series that otherwise lacks the trope...except for one episode that implies it's some sort of stubble-wig he puts on every morning.
* Matrix from ''WesternAnimation/ReBoot''.
* ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'': Benson's gumballs are meant to resemble this.
* Homer Simpson of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', though, in his case, it's more to accentuate his low-browness. If he shaves, [[LampshadeHanging it still grows back in a matter of seconds]]. In one episode, he's
shaving supplies. Tulio's perma-stubble look stays immaculate through the entire film.but leaves his usual because Marge likes a bit of stubble. It has at times become worse when he can't take care of it. He shaves off his muzzle by accident at one point and uses a spray-on can of stubble to replace it.



* Hoss Delgado from ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy''.



* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'', Dexter's Mom comments to his Dad, that he looks especially rugged today. Dad replies that it's because he hasn't shaved for a couple of days.



* Matrix from ''WesternAnimation/ReBoot''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'': Bender grows rust around his mouth when he doesn't drink. This is a display of FridgeBrilliance since alcohol and effervescent drinks can be mildly acidic, and acid is a rust remover.
** Knowing the writers of ''Futurama'', the odds of this being a coincidence are virtually nil.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'': K'nuckles is blue. For the most part, the series is content to let you assume that he's an example of AmazingTechnicolorPopulation in a series that otherwise lacks the trope...except for one episode that implies it's some sort of stubble-wig he puts on every morning.
* [[WesternAnimation/RegularShow Benson's]] gumballs are meant to resemble this.
* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'', Timmy wishes to be an action hero. He instantly gets muscular and has five-o'clock shadow.
* Bruce Banner in ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'' (but not the Hulk, strangely enough).
* "Grunkle" Stanford Pines from ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''.
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* In ''Series/Daredevil2015'', Matt Murdock has perma-stubble, arguably the result of his blindness making it impossible for him to do a close shave.

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* In ''Series/Daredevil2015'', Matt ''Series/Daredevil2015'':
**Matt
Murdock has perma-stubble, arguably the result of his blindness making it impossible for him to do a close shave.shave.
**Christian Blake, a corrupt cop on Wilson Fisk's payroll, has a five o'clock shadow.
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* Kilgrave in ''Series/JessicaJones2015'' has a five o'clock shadow.
* In ''Series/Daredevil2015'', Matt Murdock has perma-stubble, arguably the result of his blindness making it impossible for him to do a close shave

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* Kilgrave in ''Series/JessicaJones2015'' has a permanent five o'clock shadow.
* In ''Series/Daredevil2015'', Matt Murdock has perma-stubble, arguably the result of his blindness making it impossible for him to do a close shaveshave.
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* Kilgrave in ''Series/JessicaJones2015'' has a five o'clock shadow.
* In ''Series/Daredevil2015'', Matt Murdock has perma-stubble, arguably the result of his blindness making it impossible for him to do a close shave
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