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22nd May '17 5:46:12 AM LinTaylor
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** Another episode showed Peter's caveman ancestor inventing the wheel, but it doesn't sell until Cave-Brian has Cave-Lois stand next to it while wearing a FurBikini.
29th Apr '17 11:21:40 AM TheRoguePenguin
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': When Bart runs for class president, he puts up a poster that reads "'''SEX!''' [[subscript:Now that I have your attention, vote Bart.]]

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When Bart runs for class president, he puts up a poster that reads "'''SEX!''' [[subscript:Now that I have your attention, vote Bart.]]]]
** Marge and Lisa watch a commercial where a guy drives up to a gas station and honks his horn, causing hot women to come out and start suggestively washing his car. It then zooms in on them wearing crosses. "The Catholic Church. We've made some ''changes''."
--->'''Lisa:''' These Super Bowl commercials are weird.
26th Apr '17 5:07:44 AM fruitstripegum
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* Adverts for Axe (or Lynx, depending on the country you live) products. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gi2fBeN2oA All]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pio5Uiupa8Q of]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKTRO9gbZt8 them.]] Their entire marketing campaign revolves around this trope.

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* Adverts for Axe (or Lynx, depending on the country you live) products. [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gi2fBeN2oA com/watch?v=tDr5wIcGLR4 All]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pio5Uiupa8Q of]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKTRO9gbZt8 them.]] Their entire marketing campaign revolves around this trope.
11th Apr '17 8:46:16 AM ChronoLegion
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* Studies have been done that indicate that the inverse of this trope may be true, especially in regards to women. Most ads involving scantily-clad women tend to instantly turn off (straight) female viewers, and even a number of (straight) male viewers are starting to get wise. Even if they don't, many have trouble recalling what the ad was even trying to sell, defeating the whole purpose of the ad.
20th Feb '17 5:27:22 PM nombretomado
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* ''[[BritishNewspapers The Sun]]'' is quite (in)famous for its use of its topless PageThreeStunna to [[http://www.bloggerheads.com/page_3.asp sell propaganda.]]

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* ''[[BritishNewspapers ''[[UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers The Sun]]'' is quite (in)famous for its use of its topless PageThreeStunna to [[http://www.bloggerheads.com/page_3.asp sell propaganda.]]
25th Jan '17 1:43:51 PM Malady
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* ''Webcomic/Gaia'': An ad has Viviana as shown in this [[http://www.sandraandwoo.com/gaia/2016/01/05/breaking-all-barriers-136/ comic]] in her underwear, and Lilith retorting using her image in the last panel of this [[http://www.sandraandwoo.com/gaia/2015/07/28/breaking-all-barriers-091/ comic]]:
--> "Now let's see if more people click on our ads when I pose for them in my underwear."
--> "You're such a sellout, Viviana!"
8th Jan '17 8:02:37 AM SeptimusHeap
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ck14LKBI9GM&NR=1 This]] French commercial goes [[RefugeInAudacity over the top]], using computer animated [[PettingZooPeople furries]] in a very suggestive and well choreographed song and dance. Includes sensual dancing, bouncy breasts, SceneryCensor, and lots of splashing fluids and [[FreudWasRight climactic]] imagery. What is it all about? ''[[Advertising/{{Orangina}} Orangina Juice]]''! Later commercials however have become milder compared to that one though.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ck14LKBI9GM&NR=1 This]] French commercial goes [[RefugeInAudacity over the top]], using computer animated [[PettingZooPeople furries]] in a very suggestive and well choreographed song and dance. Includes sensual dancing, bouncy breasts, SceneryCensor, and lots of splashing fluids and [[FreudWasRight climactic]] climactic imagery. What is it all about? ''[[Advertising/{{Orangina}} Orangina Juice]]''! Later commercials however have become milder compared to that one though.
29th Dec '16 2:46:48 PM Malady
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* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'': {{Discussed}} [[http://whateleyacademy.net/index.php/original-timeline/443-insanity-prerequisite-part-1 here]] when Tina is auditioning for being the band at the Halloween Dance:
--> Mr. King turned to face the audience in a parody of her stance, muscles clenched tightly, gripping his mic with both hands, knuckles white, “I feel like I’ve been locked up tight, for a century of lonely nights… no wonder you’re locked up, you look constipated! You’re probably in hospital for a ruptured bowel. THIS IS A PERFORMANCE! MOVE! You’re a girl, for God’s sake, move that ass, baby!”
--> Mr. King span and wiggled his ass at the audience for emphasis, “Strut that stuff, girl! If you’ve got it, flaunt it! Sex sells. If you think [[Music/ChristinaAguilera Christina]] got where she was on her voice alone, you are sadly mistaken.
15th Dec '16 6:53:16 PM Steven
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* ''Franchise/TombRaider'' wasn't this originally, but after the first game became a big hit, Eidos marketed the later games where Lara would be in provocative poses and other similar situations. It worked well enough to make the games sell millions.
11th Dec '16 10:38:31 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''Anime/MacrossFrontier'': When Ranka starts working as an idol, one of her early jobs is an advertisement for a construction company. She questions why exactly she was in a swimsuit for it.

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* ''Anime/{{Macross}}'':
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''Anime/MacrossFrontier'': When Ranka starts working as an idol, one of her early jobs is an advertisement for a construction company. She questions why exactly she was in a swimsuit for it.it.
** ''Anime/MacrossDelta'': When GirlGroup Walkure holds a live concert broadcast as part of [[PrivateMilitaryContractors Chaos]]'s plan to send a virus through the Windermerean network, they also take the opportunity to raise some funds by showing half-naked photos of Makina.
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