History Main / PlentyOfBlondes

10th Sep '17 10:04:27 AM DesertDragon
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Where characters with fair hair can be seen more frequently than expected for what should be a melting pot population. Specifically, you can see a disproportionate number of blondes for the setting when a show has no fewer than half of the female white cast being blonde. It can include the whole white cast -- and sometimes [[DarkSkinnedBlond more than that]], too. Similar to BlondeBrunetteRedhead, but on the other end of the scale. The thing is that film casters believe the audience finds blond hair to be beautiful, so if you want to be a movie star, it helps to look good with fair hair. It doesn't help that natural blonde tends to be darker with streaks of brown, whereas these ladies will have heads full of golden yellow hair that clearly came out of a bottle. This situation can be perfectly justifiable - a family drama where most family members have blonde hair - but usually is not.

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Where characters with fair hair can be seen more frequently than expected for what should be a melting pot population. Specifically, you can see a disproportionate number of blondes for the setting when a show has no fewer than half of the female white cast being blonde. It can include the whole white cast -- and sometimes [[DarkSkinnedBlond more than that]], too. Similar to BlondeBrunetteRedhead, but on the other end of the scale. The thing is that film casters believe the audience finds blond hair to be beautiful, so if you want to be a movie star, it helps to look good with fair hair. It doesn't help that natural blonde tends to be darker with streaks of brown, whereas brown; even when blonde hair is naturally light, it's more pale and silvery or reddish. Meanwhile, these ladies will have heads full of golden yellow hair that clearly came out of a bottle. This situation can be perfectly justifiable - a family drama where most family members have blonde hair - but usually is not.
3rd Sep '17 8:51:29 AM Nazetrime
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* ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent'' is set in an AfterTheEnd world where the populations of Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland have been cut off from the rest of the world for ninety years at best and all that's left of humanity at worst. Non-blonde people are understandably a relatively rare sight.
8th Jul '17 7:43:18 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* Big Boss's timeline in the ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid'' series has a ridiculously large proportion of plot-significant blondes -- EVA, Volgin, Ocelot, The Boss, Elisa, Gene, Roy, Kaz, Paz, Cécile... Stretches plausibility when the blond, blue-eyed Kaz is half-Japanese and identifies as more Japanese than American, and Paz is depicted with blonde hair despite being Costa Rican ''and'' at one point mentioning in her dialogue that she has a darker complexion than "pale-skinned Anglo-Saxons". Since Big Boss has UnresolvedSexualTension with most of these characters, the fandom just likes to joke that he's really into blondes.

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* Big Boss's timeline in the ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid'' series has a ridiculously large proportion of plot-significant blondes -- EVA, Volgin, Ocelot, The Boss, Elisa, Gene, Roy, Kaz, Paz, Cécile... Stretches plausibility when the blond, blue-eyed Kaz is half-Japanese and identifies as more Japanese than American, and Paz is depicted with blonde hair despite being Costa Rican ''and'' at one point mentioning in her dialogue that she has a darker complexion than "pale-skinned Anglo-Saxons". Since Big Boss has UnresolvedSexualTension with most of these characters, the fandom just likes to joke that [[HasAType he's really into blondes.blondes]].
27th Jun '17 12:33:09 PM JohnnyX
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* If you think about it, a very large portion of the main characters of ''VideoGame/MegaManZero'' have blonde hair. [[TheHero Zero]] himself, Omega (for obvious reasons), Elpizo, Aloutte, Ciel. Justified by the fact that all but Ciel are [[RobotHair Robots]] and their appearance isn't limited by biology. The other Reploids and humans you later meet have more common hair colors like red or brown. Or [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair blue]].
4th May '17 1:21:36 PM Golondrina
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* Everyone in ''Pinball/{{Centigrade 37}}'' is a blonde white woman.

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* Everyone in ''Pinball/{{Centigrade 37}}'' ([[MinimalistCast That's it, two characters.]]) is a blonde white woman.
4th May '17 1:05:07 PM Golondrina
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Where characters with fair hair can be seen more frequently than expected for what should be a melting pot population. Specifically, you can see a disproportionate number of blondes for the setting when a show has no fewer than half of the female Caucasian cast being blonde. It can include the whole Caucasian cast -- and sometimes [[DarkSkinnedBlond more than that]], too. Similar to BlondeBrunetteRedhead, but on the other end of the scale. The thing is that film casters believe the audience finds blond hair to be beautiful, so if you want to be a movie star, it helps to look good with fair hair. It doesn't help that natural blonde tends to be darker with streaks of brown, whereas these ladies will have heads full of golden yellow hair that clearly came out of a bottle. This situation can be perfectly justifiable - a family drama where most family members have blonde hair - but usually is not.

Any combination of the [[HairOfGoldHeartOfGold sweet]], malicious, or {{dumb|Blonde}} blondes becomes Plenty of Blondes because you can't contrast something with itself. Each can be EveryoneLovesBlondes. Compare MonochromeCasting if it's one race in what should be a melting pot population, and PhenotypeStereotype when non-Caucasian media believes this is true of Caucasians. This may be justified if some of them explicitly [[DyeHard dye their hair]]. May or may not be involved in {{Mukokuseki}} works.

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Where characters with fair hair can be seen more frequently than expected for what should be a melting pot population. Specifically, you can see a disproportionate number of blondes for the setting when a show has no fewer than half of the female Caucasian white cast being blonde. It can include the whole Caucasian white cast -- and sometimes [[DarkSkinnedBlond more than that]], too. Similar to BlondeBrunetteRedhead, but on the other end of the scale. The thing is that film casters believe the audience finds blond hair to be beautiful, so if you want to be a movie star, it helps to look good with fair hair. It doesn't help that natural blonde tends to be darker with streaks of brown, whereas these ladies will have heads full of golden yellow hair that clearly came out of a bottle. This situation can be perfectly justifiable - a family drama where most family members have blonde hair - but usually is not.

Any combination of the [[HairOfGoldHeartOfGold sweet]], malicious, or {{dumb|Blonde}} blondes becomes Plenty of Blondes because you can't contrast something with itself. Each can be EveryoneLovesBlondes. Compare MonochromeCasting if it's one race in what should be a melting pot population, and PhenotypeStereotype when non-Caucasian non-white media believes this is true of Caucasians.white people. This may be justified if some of them explicitly [[DyeHard dye their hair]]. May or may not be involved in {{Mukokuseki}} works.



* Everyone in ''Pinball/{{Centigrade 37}}'' is a blonde Caucasian woman.

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* Everyone in ''Pinball/{{Centigrade 37}}'' is a blonde Caucasian white woman.



* The Wrestling/{{WWE}} "Divas" always have a large number of blondes on the roster. While the women are very ethnically diverse, almost all the Caucasian women will be blonde. The brunettes actually outnumber them but most of them are from ethnic minorities.

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* The Wrestling/{{WWE}} "Divas" always have a large number of blondes on the roster. While the women are very ethnically diverse, almost all the Caucasian white women will be blonde. The brunettes actually outnumber them but most of them are from ethnic minorities.



* Starting with the Diva Search competitions, most of the non-blondes were from other races (with the exception of FieryRedhead Wrestling/ChristyHemme, who is actually a natural blonde). It's pretty rare in WWE for there to be a Caucasian brunette. They've even started favouring DarkSkinnedBlonde girls as well since black Wrestling/AliciaFox and mixed race Wrestling/{{Layla}} temporarily went blonde and Latina Wrestling/EvaMarie was asked to dye her hair blonde (but opted to red haired instead).

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* Starting with the Diva Search competitions, most of the non-blondes were from other races (with the exception of FieryRedhead Wrestling/ChristyHemme, who is actually a natural blonde). It's pretty rare in WWE for there to be a Caucasian brunette.brunette white woman. They've even started favouring DarkSkinnedBlonde girls as well since black Wrestling/AliciaFox and mixed race Wrestling/{{Layla}} temporarily went blonde and Latina Wrestling/EvaMarie was asked to dye her hair blonde (but opted to red haired instead).
2nd Apr '17 10:31:05 AM TMNTFanGirl
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse'' has Rita, Lori, Leni, [[spoiler:Lucy]], Lana, Lola and Lily Loud. {{Justified}} due to genetics, since Rita is a blond and Lynn Sr. is a brunette, which accounts for all the hair colors in the family [[spoiler:since Lucy's black hair is dyed]] except Lincoln's [[MysticalWhiteHair white]], and even he apparently got his from his grandfather.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse'' has Rita, Lori, Leni, [[spoiler:Lucy]], Lana, Lola and Lily Loud. {{Justified}} due to genetics, since Rita is Rita's a blond and Lynn Sr. is a brunette, which accounts for all the hair colors in the family [[spoiler:since Lucy's black hair is probably dyed]] except fpr Lincoln's [[MysticalWhiteHair white]], and even he apparently got his white hair]], although it's said that inherited it from his maternal grandfather.
30th Mar '17 11:42:01 PM PaulA
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* The producers of ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' seemed to love making the normally brunette Halliwell sisters blonde at several points during the series. Each of them has been at one point. Piper wore a blonde wig to dress up as [[TheWizardOfOz Glinda]] (who is red-haired in the movie) for Halloween. Prue's future self was blonde in "Morality Bites". Paige wore a blonde disguise in "Baby's First Demon" and had strawberry blonde hair for the majority of season 6. Phoebe meanwhile dyed her hair blonde in season 3 and also got it magically when she was turned into a Banshee, LoveGoddess and Genie, and finally when she dressed up as Lady Godiva. Oddly enough we didn't get a blonde main character until season 8.

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* The producers of ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' seemed to love making the normally brunette Halliwell sisters blonde at several points during the series. Each of them has been at one point. Piper wore a blonde wig to dress up as [[TheWizardOfOz [[Film/TheWizardOfOz Glinda]] (who is red-haired in the movie) for Halloween. Prue's future self was blonde in "Morality Bites". Paige wore a blonde disguise in "Baby's First Demon" and had strawberry blonde hair for the majority of season 6. Phoebe meanwhile dyed her hair blonde in season 3 and also got it magically when she was turned into a Banshee, LoveGoddess and Genie, and finally when she dressed up as Lady Godiva. Oddly enough we didn't get a blonde main character until season 8.
22nd Feb '17 3:09:45 PM Prometheus117
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse'' has Rita, Lori, Leni, [[spoiler:Lucy]], Lana, Lola and Lily Loud.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse'' has Rita, Lori, Leni, [[spoiler:Lucy]], Lana, Lola and Lily Loud. {{Justified}} due to genetics, since Rita is a blond and Lynn Sr. is a brunette, which accounts for all the hair colors in the family [[spoiler:since Lucy's black hair is dyed]] except Lincoln's [[MysticalWhiteHair white]], and even he apparently got his from his grandfather.
8th Feb '17 7:44:20 PM Camberf
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse'' has Rita, Lori, Leni, [[spoiler:Lucy]], Lana, Lola and Lily Loud.
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