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30th Sep '16 12:10:29 PM Handwaver202
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* There's an entire fetish related to [[Disney/TheJungleBook Disney's Kaa]] hypnotizing people (Mowgli, the author/artist's favorite fictional character, or even the reader her/himself) and either eating them or... [[YouDoNotWantToKnow whatever]].

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* There's an entire fetish related to [[Disney/TheJungleBook Disney's Kaa]] Kaa]](or some expy thereof) hypnotizing and/or coiling people (Mowgli, the author/artist's favorite fictional character, or even the reader her/himself) and either eating them, keeping them as pets/slaves or... [[YouDoNotWantToKnow whatever]].
25th Aug '16 12:07:36 PM StFan
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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* In ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', Orochimaru has a ridiculous amount of snake symbolism, [[SummonMagic summons]] snakes to fight for him, and [[ScaledUp turns into a giant snake]] made of [[TheWormThatWalks smaller snakes]]. He [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope slithered off the Slippery Slope]] long before the story began, and yet he has [[DracoInLeatherPants a huge fan-following]].

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* In ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':
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Orochimaru has a ridiculous amount of snake symbolism, [[SummonMagic summons]] snakes to fight for him, and [[ScaledUp turns into a giant snake]] made of [[TheWormThatWalks smaller snakes]]. He [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope slithered off the Slippery Slope]] long before the story began, and yet he has [[DracoInLeatherPants a huge fan-following]].



* Boa Hancock from ''Manga/OnePiece'' is drop-dead gorgeous. No man (except [[IdiotHero Luffy]]) can resist her beauty. She has the power to [[TakenForGranite turn them to stone]] as a result of this and [[FeatherBoaConstrictor has a giant snake as her 24/7 personal attendant]].
** Her sisters, on the other hand, [[SubvertedTrope subvert]] this trope... [[{{Gonk}} hard]].

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* Boa Hancock from ''Manga/OnePiece'' is drop-dead gorgeous. No man (except [[IdiotHero Luffy]]) can resist her beauty. She has the power to [[TakenForGranite turn them to stone]] as a result of this and [[FeatherBoaConstrictor has a giant snake as her 24/7 personal attendant]].
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attendant]]. Her sisters, on the other hand, [[SubvertedTrope subvert]] this trope... [[{{Gonk}} hard]].



* In ''{{Felarya}}'', Nagas are one of the main races. Disturbingly, they are very humanlike, tend to have a carefree disposition, and eat humans.

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* In ''{{Felarya}}'', ''Felarya'', Nagas are one of the main races. Disturbingly, they are very humanlike, tend to have a carefree disposition, and eat humans.



** "That one is particularly deadly."



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* The painting ''Lilith'', by John Collier, depicting a beautiful nude woman wrapped suggestively in a pair of snakes.



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* The mutie biker Harley from the ''Film/{{Dredd}}'' fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10600928/1/Highway-Don-t-Care Highway Don't Care]] is described as curvaceous and attractive - despite her scales, slit-pupilled eyes and unhinging jaw. Her partner, Indian, has a helpless crush on her. She doesn't like being described as a snake, threatening to cold-cock anyone who describes her as such.
* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' fics of Creator/AAPessimal, in this case FanFic/WhyAndWere, Johanna Smith-Rhodes is seen handling a pet python with nonchalance and looking as if, in different clothing, she could be seen moonlighting as an exotic dancer rather than a zoologist.[[note]]She concedes she could give this a go, if assassination failed to pay a living wage. She notes it would shock her family, who appear to have no objection to her being an Assassin...[[/note]] She also wrangles poisonous snakes in the course of a day's work, making post boxes safe again for the city.

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* The mutie biker Harley from the ''Film/{{Dredd}}'' fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10600928/1/Highway-Don-t-Care Highway Don't Care]] is described as curvaceous and attractive - -- despite her scales, slit-pupilled eyes and unhinging jaw. Her partner, Indian, has a helpless crush on her. She doesn't like being described as a snake, threatening to cold-cock anyone who describes her as such.
* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' fics of Creator/AAPessimal, in this case FanFic/WhyAndWere, Johanna Smith-Rhodes is seen handling a pet python with nonchalance and looking as if, in different clothing, she could be seen moonlighting as an exotic dancer rather than a zoologist.[[note]]She concedes she could give this a go, if assassination failed to pay a living wage. She notes it would shock her family, who appear to have no objection to her being an Assassin...[[/note]] She also wrangles poisonous snakes in the course of a day's work, making post boxes safe again for the city. city.
* There's an entire fetish related to [[Disney/TheJungleBook Disney's Kaa]] hypnotizing people (Mowgli, the author/artist's favorite fictional character, or even the reader her/himself) and either eating them or... [[YouDoNotWantToKnow whatever]].



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* In the ''Literature/ChroniclesOfNarnia'' novel ''The Silver Chair'', the Emerald Witch transforms into a poisonous serpent.
** After she tried to [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything corrupt the protagonists]] [[AuthorTract into]] [[Literature/TheBible shunning]] [[CrystalDragonJesus Aslan]]...

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* In the ''Literature/ChroniclesOfNarnia'' novel ''The Silver Chair'', the Emerald Witch transforms into a poisonous serpent.
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serpent. After she tried to [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything corrupt the protagonists]] [[AuthorTract into]] [[Literature/TheBible shunning]] [[CrystalDragonJesus Aslan]]...



* Salmissra, Queen of the Snake People in the Literature/{{Belgariad}}.

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* Salmissra, Queen of the Snake People in the Literature/{{Belgariad}}.''Literature/TheBelgariad''.



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* Most obviously, explicitly {{Freud| Was Right}}ian example ever: ''Here Comes The Snake'' by Cherry Poppin' Daddies.
--> Here comes the snake and he circles your leg.
--> He's come to play and make your body parts shake.
* The music video Engel by Rammstein has a dancer who uses a snake as a prop.
* MonsterMagnet has a song called ''Snake Dance'' on one of their earlier albums, ''Spine of God''.
* The Lamia from Music/TheLambLiesDownOnBroadway by Music/{{Genesis}}.
* One of the strippers in the {{Music Video}} for "How Do U Want It?" by Music/TupacShakur is seen with a python.

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* Most obviously, explicitly {{Freud| Was {{Freud|Was Right}}ian example ever: ''Here "Here Comes The Snake'' the Snake" by Cherry Poppin' Daddies.
--> Here -->''Here comes the snake and he circles your leg.
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leg.\\
He's come to play and make your body parts shake.
shake.''
* The music video Engel by Rammstein has a dancer who uses a snake as a prop.
* MonsterMagnet
Music/MonsterMagnet has a song called ''Snake Dance'' on one of their earlier albums, ''Spine of God''.
* The Lamia from Music/TheLambLiesDownOnBroadway ''Music/TheLambLiesDownOnBroadway'' by Music/{{Genesis}}.
* One of the strippers in the {{Music Video}} for "How Do U Want It?" by Music/TupacShakur is seen with a python.
Music/{{Genesis}}.



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* The Snake in the Chinese zodiac is associated with sexuality, to the point where calling a woman 'a snake' in China is a compliment.
** "Madame White Snake" is also one of the best known folk tales in China, a fantasy tale revolving around a young scholar who marries an incredibly beautiful woman named "Madame White", only to find out that she and her maidservant are snakes in human form. See the other wiki article [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madame_White_Snake here]] for more details.
* Early versions of the tale of Melusine revealed her to be a [[SnakePeople Naga]]. Later versions changed this to a mermaid.
* In Indian mythologies, the Naga (the snake people) were described as extremely beautiful, both male and female, in their human forms.

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* The Snake music video "Engel" by Rammstein has a dancer who uses a snake as a prop.
* One of the strippers
in the Chinese zodiac MusicVideo for "How Do U Want It?" by Music/TupacShakur is associated seen with sexuality, to the point where calling a woman 'a snake' in China is a compliment.
** "Madame White Snake" is also one of the best known folk tales in China, a fantasy tale revolving around a young scholar who marries an incredibly beautiful woman named "Madame White", only to find out that she and her maidservant are snakes in human form. See the other wiki article [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madame_White_Snake here]] for more details.
* Early versions of the tale of Melusine revealed her to be a [[SnakePeople Naga]]. Later versions changed this to a mermaid.
* In Indian mythologies, the Naga (the snake people) were described as extremely beautiful, both male and female, in their human forms.
python.



[[folder:Pinball]]
* Creator/{{Bally}}'s ''Pinball/MataHari'' pinball prominently features the sexy spy on the backglass and art, with several snakes lurking around the edges.
* ''Pinball/{{Viper}}'' takes this UpToEleven, with a menacing robotic serpent and a naked chrome {{Fembot}} on the backglass.

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[[folder:Pinball]]
[[folder:Myths & Religion]]
* Creator/{{Bally}}'s ''Pinball/MataHari'' pinball prominently features The Snake in the sexy spy on the backglass and art, Chinese zodiac is associated with several sexuality, to the point where calling a woman "a snake" in China is a compliment. "Madame White Snake" is also one of the best known folk tales in China, a fantasy tale revolving around a young scholar who marries an incredibly beautiful woman named "Madame White", only to find out that she and her maidservant are snakes lurking around in human form. See the edges.other wiki article [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madame_White_Snake here]] for more details.
* Early versions of the tale of Melusine revealed her to be a [[SnakePeople Naga]]. Later versions changed this to a mermaid.

* ''Pinball/{{Viper}}'' takes this UpToEleven, with a menacing robotic serpent In Indian mythologies, the Naga (the snake people) were described as extremely beautiful, both male and a naked chrome {{Fembot}} on the backglass.female, in their human forms.



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[[folder:Professional [[folder:Pinballs]]
* Creator/{{Bally}}'s ''Pinball/MataHari'' pinball prominently features the sexy spy on the backglass and art, with several snakes lurking around the edges.
* ''Pinball/{{Viper}}'' takes this UpToEleven, with a menacing robotic serpent and a naked chrome {{Fembot}} on the backglass.
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Wrestling]]



* ''VideoGame/{{XCOM 2}}'' has the Viper, a [[NonMammalianMammaries quite]] [[HartmanHips visibly]] [[OneGenderRace female only species]] of [[SnakePeople humanoid alien cobras]] who are surprisingly seductive, given that their role in the game is killing your agents with blasts of plasma rifle fire or by crushing them in their coils. They've made a huge positive impact on the fandom, to the point they're often cited (if jokingly) as one of the reasons for fans RootingForTheEmpire.

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* ''VideoGame/{{XCOM 2}}'' ''VideoGame/XCOM2'' has the Viper, a [[NonMammalianMammaries quite]] [[HartmanHips visibly]] [[OneGenderRace female only species]] of [[SnakePeople humanoid alien cobras]] who are surprisingly seductive, given that their role in the game is killing your agents with blasts of plasma rifle fire or by crushing them in their coils. They've made a huge positive impact on the fandom, to the point they're often cited (if jokingly) as one of the reasons for fans RootingForTheEmpire.



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-->'''Bart''': You like snakes, don't you, Mr. White?
-->'''Barry White''': I love the sexy slither of a lady snake. Oooooooh baby.

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-->'''Bart''': -->'''Bart:''' You like snakes, don't you, Mr. White?
-->'''Barry White''':
White?\\
'''Barry White:'''
I love the sexy slither of a lady snake. Oooooooh baby.



[[folder:Other]]
* There's an entire fetish related to [[Disney/TheJungleBook Disney's Kaa]] hypnotizing people (Mowgli, the author/artist's favorite fictional character, or even the reader her/himself) and either eating them or... [[YouDoNotWantToKnow whatever]].
* Any CuteMonsterGirl or GorgeousGorgon take on SnakePeople is, naturally, playing up this trope.
* The painting ''Lilith'', by John Collier, depicting a beautiful nude woman wrapped suggestively in a pair of snakes.
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[[TheStinger MY]] [[Music/SirMixALot ANACONDA]] [[Music/NickiMinaj DON'T]]

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[[TheStinger ->[[TheStinger MY]] [[Music/SirMixALot ANACONDA]] [[Music/NickiMinaj DON'T]]DON'T]]
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21st Aug '16 11:11:06 AM nombretomado
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* [[http://www.drowtales.com/mainarchive.php?id=767 Kwaii]] from ''{{Drowtales}}''.
* Jane Doe from ''NobodyScores'' [[http://nobodyscores.loosenutstudio.com/index.php?id=399 understands this trope.]]

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* [[http://www.drowtales.com/mainarchive.php?id=767 Kwaii]] from ''{{Drowtales}}''.
''Webcomic/{{Drowtales}}''.
* Jane Doe from ''NobodyScores'' ''Webcomic/NobodyScores'' [[http://nobodyscores.loosenutstudio.com/index.php?id=399 understands this trope.]]
13th Aug '16 6:00:33 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''{{Discworld}}'' fics of Creator/AAPessimal, in this case FanFic/WhyAndWere, Johanna Smith-Rhodes is seen handling a pet python with nonchalance and looking as if, in different clothing, she could be seen moonlighting as an exotic dancer rather than a zoologist.[[note]]She concedes she could give this a go, if assassination failed to pay a living wage. She notes it would shock her family, who appear to have no objection to her being an Assassin...[[/note]] She also wrangles poisonous snakes in the course of a day's work, making post boxes safe again for the city.

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* In the ''{{Discworld}}'' ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' fics of Creator/AAPessimal, in this case FanFic/WhyAndWere, Johanna Smith-Rhodes is seen handling a pet python with nonchalance and looking as if, in different clothing, she could be seen moonlighting as an exotic dancer rather than a zoologist.[[note]]She concedes she could give this a go, if assassination failed to pay a living wage. She notes it would shock her family, who appear to have no objection to her being an Assassin...[[/note]] She also wrangles poisonous snakes in the course of a day's work, making post boxes safe again for the city.



* In ''[[Literature/{{Discworld}} Making Money]]'' Moist thinks that his girlfriend can sashay in a way that could put snakes to shame.

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* In ''[[Literature/{{Discworld}} Making Money]]'' ''Discworld/MakingMoney'' Moist thinks that his girlfriend can sashay in a way that could put snakes to shame.
17th Jul '16 10:09:27 PM PaulA
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* Medusa from ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans'' remake is half-woman, half-snake, [[GorgeousGorgon all sexy]].

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* Medusa from ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans'' ''Film/{{Clash of the Titans|2010}}'' remake is half-woman, half-snake, [[GorgeousGorgon all sexy]].
7th Jul '16 12:54:03 PM DeltaDart
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->''"It is as if I have draped myself in a penis!"''

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->''"It is as if I have draped myself in [[FreudWasRight a penis!"''penis!]]"''
17th Jun '16 1:01:19 AM gewunomox
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* The Lamia from TheLambLiesDownOnBroadway by Music/{{Genesis}}.

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* The Lamia from TheLambLiesDownOnBroadway Music/TheLambLiesDownOnBroadway by Music/{{Genesis}}.
12th Jun '16 8:30:19 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Snake references, like "the [[UnusualEuphemism one-eyed trouser snake]]," are often used as penis euphemisms. Music/SirMixALot referenced this in his famous song "[[StuffyOldSongsAboutTheButtocks Baby Got Back]]" (as did Music/NickiMinaj in "Anaconda," a remix of "Baby Got Back"): "My anaconda don't want none unless you got buns, hun!"

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* Snake references, like "the [[UnusualEuphemism one-eyed trouser snake]]," are often used as penis euphemisms. Music/SirMixALot referenced this in his famous song "[[StuffyOldSongsAboutTheButtocks Baby Got Back]]" (as did Music/NickiMinaj in "Anaconda," a remix of "Baby Got Back"): "My ''My anaconda don't want none unless you got buns, hun!"hun!''
12th Jun '16 8:29:52 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Some {{Belly Dancer}}s use snakes as props during their shows. There's one pictured above for example.
** Though they should be careful at that, or else the trope would be quite squickilly subverted. What do you think happens to somebody who gets swung around too much? Exactly, [[VomitIndiscretionShot they get sick.]]

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* Some As seen in the trope image, {{Belly Dancer}}s use snakes as props during their shows. There's one pictured above for example.
**
Though they should be careful at that, or else the trope would be quite squickilly {{squick}}tastically subverted. What do you think happens to somebody who gets swung around too much? Exactly, [[VomitIndiscretionShot they get sick.]]



* In some languages, the word for "snake" or "serpent" can be a [[UnusualEuphemism euphemism]] for penis.
** The [[UnusualEuphemism "one-eyed trouser snake"]], for instance.
** Music/SirMixALot referenced this in his famous song "[[StuffyOldSongsAboutTheButtocks Baby Got Back]]" (as did Music/NickiMinaj in "Anaconda," a remix of "Baby Got Back"):
-->MY ANACONDA DON'T WANT NONE UNLESS YOU GOT BUNS, HUN!

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* In some languages, the word for "snake" or "serpent" can be a Snake references, like "the [[UnusualEuphemism euphemism]] for penis.
** The [[UnusualEuphemism "one-eyed
one-eyed trouser snake"]], for instance.
**
snake]]," are often used as penis euphemisms. Music/SirMixALot referenced this in his famous song "[[StuffyOldSongsAboutTheButtocks Baby Got Back]]" (as did Music/NickiMinaj in "Anaconda," a remix of "Baby Got Back"):
-->MY ANACONDA DON'T WANT NONE UNLESS YOU GOT BUNS, HUN!
Back"): "My anaconda don't want none unless you got buns, hun!"
11th May '16 10:36:41 PM jameygamer
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* Kaa is a [[GenderFlip female]] in ''Film/TheJungleBook2016'' and is voiced by Creator/ScarlettJohansson, sounding so seductive and deadly at the same time. She's also much less comical than her 1967 counterpart.

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* Kaa is a [[GenderFlip female]] in ''Film/TheJungleBook2016'' and is voiced by Creator/ScarlettJohansson, sounding so seductive and deadly at the same time. She's also much less comical than her 1967 Sterling Holloway counterpart.
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