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15th Jul '16 11:50:15 PM Luppercus
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* Janine in ''Film/Ghostbusters'' is the only female character working for the company, though her work is less active.
** And of course this gets inverted in the reboot ''Ghostbusters2016'' as the genre are swap so the receptionist Kevin Beckman is TheOneGuy.

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* Janine in ''Film/Ghostbusters'' ''{{Film/Ghostbusters}}'' is the only female character working for the company, though her work is less active.
** And of course this gets inverted in the reboot ''Ghostbusters2016'' as the genre genres are swap so the receptionist Kevin Beckman is TheOneGuy.
15th Jul '16 11:48:24 PM Luppercus
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* Janine in ''Film/Ghostbusters'' is the only female character working for the company, though her work is less active.
** And of course this gets inverted in the reboot ''Ghostbusters2016'' as the genre are swap so the receptionist Kevin Beckman is TheOneGuy.
9th Jul '16 1:36:08 PM nombretomado
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** In ''{{Franchise/BIONICLE}}'':

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** In ''{{Franchise/BIONICLE}}'':''{{Toys/BIONICLE}}'':
15th Jun '16 10:30:52 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* Initially, Allison Danger was the only woman associated with The Christopher Street Connection (alongside Buff E, Mace Mendoza, Fun Athletic Guy and Chris Cabana) ''and'' was the only woman in Wrestling/RingOfHonor (where Chris was absent but she was the lone woman among 30 wrestlers). Jailbait and Portuguese Princess would later join the connection, while Simply Luscious followed Danger in ROH.
* In {{Wrestling/TNA}}, they have two titles for women; singles and tag team. The number of women who participate in matches is so low, the women often won't stay in the organization for long. For the majority of 2010, the same woman (Wrestling/MadisonRayne) held the singles title and was one of the tag champions. While she was built up as a strong singles champion, the tag titles were mostly forgotten about and three months went by without the belts being defended at all. When new champions were crowned, one of them actually did not appear on TV at all after winning them and left the company a few weeks later while the other appeared once before also leaving.


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* Initially, Allison Danger was the only woman associated with The Christopher Street Connection (alongside Buff E, Mace Mendoza, Fun Athletic Guy and Chris Cabana) ''and'' was the only woman in Wrestling/RingOfHonor (where Chris was absent but she was the lone woman among 30 wrestlers). Jailbait and Portuguese Princess Ariel would later join the connection, while Simply Luscious followed Danger in ROH.
* In {{Wrestling/TNA}}, they have two titles for women; singles and tag team. The number of women who participate in matches is so low, the women often won't stay in the organization for long. For the majority of 2010, the same woman (Wrestling/MadisonRayne) held the singles title and was one of the tag champions. While she was built up as a strong singles champion, the tag titles were mostly forgotten about and three months went by without the belts being defended at all. When new champions were crowned, one of them actually did not appear on TV at all after winning them and left the company a few weeks later while the other appeared once before also leaving.
14th May '16 6:46:05 AM fearlessnikki
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* ''{{Film/Centurion}}'' shows the Pict army with one female, the archer Aeron. [[spoiler: Subverted when the female with the Romans is revealed to be a mole for the Picts, and their DragonInChief to boot]].


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** ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'' shows this, as each side of the conflict has exactly one female member - Scarlet Witch for the Anti-Accord and Black Widow for the Pro-Accord. Additionally the [[spoiler: group of other Winter Soldiers]] has just one female in the group of five.
4th May '16 8:02:22 PM MasoTey
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Compare UsefulNotes/TheBechdelTest and TwoGirlsToATeam for similar critiques of female:male proportions in fiction. See ChromosomeCasting when there's zero members of the opposite sex present in the work. This is also DistaffCounterpart to TheOneGuy. Subtropes include NeverASelfMadeWoman (women cannot achieve anything without a male mentor or counterpart), SmurfetteBreakout (the Smurfette character becomes popular on her own), and TerritorialSmurfette (another female is added to the show and the original Smurfette reacts negatively). Contrast GenderEqualEnsemble.

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Compare UsefulNotes/TheBechdelTest and TwoGirlsToATeam for similar critiques of female:male proportions in fiction. See ChromosomeCasting when there's zero members of the opposite sex present in the work. This is also DistaffCounterpart to TheOneGuy. Subtropes include NeverASelfMadeWoman (women cannot achieve anything without a male mentor or counterpart), SmurfetteBreakout (the Smurfette character becomes popular on her own), and TerritorialSmurfette (another female is added to the show and the original Smurfette reacts negatively). Contrast GenderEqualEnsemble.
GenderEqualEnsemble and ImprobablyFemaleCast.
25th Apr '16 4:05:53 PM BlackSunNocturne
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*** The Phantoka/Mistika sets zig-zag this. As the Phantoka consisted of half of the Toa Nuva (Pohatu, Kopaka and Lewa) and half of the Makuta (Antroz, Chirox and Vamprah). The Mistika, however, have ''two'' females: Gali and Gorast. Gorast is a special case of this trope: She's the ''only'' female of the Makuta species left. [[spoiler:And then she dies when the energy storms in Karda Nui start up.]]
16th Apr '16 2:36:37 AM Pichu-kun
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** ''{{Disney/Aladdin}}'' has only Jasmine. Aladdin's mother was originally in the film, but got cut. The protagonist (Aladdin), main villain (Jafar), best friend/mentor (Genie), and sidekicks (Abu and Carpet) are all male. The Sultan rounds out the cast of male characters. Female characters do populate the world so this is arguably faithfully reflecting the kind of world where power games are played out between men and Jasmine's story would revolve around the necessity of her finding a man to marry. It still doesn't solve the diversity/representation issue but it's somewhat logical.
** ''{{Disney/Mulan}}'' - During most of the film, Mulan is with the Chinese Army, which wouldn't accept females at the time. (Which is why she has to [[SweetPollyOliver disguise herself as a man]])

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** ''{{Disney/Aladdin}}'' ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' has only Jasmine. Aladdin's mother was originally in the film, but got cut. The protagonist (Aladdin), main villain (Jafar), best friend/mentor (Genie), and sidekicks (Abu and Carpet) are all male. The Sultan rounds out the cast of male characters. Female characters do populate the world so this is arguably faithfully reflecting the kind of world where power games are played out between men and Jasmine's story would revolve around the necessity of her finding a man to marry. It still doesn't solve the diversity/representation issue but it's somewhat logical.
** ''{{Disney/Mulan}}'' - ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'': During most of the film, Mulan is with the Chinese Army, which wouldn't accept females at the time. (Which is why she has to [[SweetPollyOliver disguise herself as a man]])


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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLandBeforeTime'': AvertedTrope: The first film ratio of male to female was originally going to be 4:1. The character Cera was originally going to be male, thus being a basic rival for Littlefoot, while Ducky would have been the only female and a fairly stereotypical one at that. However Creator/GeorgeLucas realised that Cera's gender had no real bearing on the plot and asked if Cera could be a female -- but keeping the character's personality exactly the same. The result was a memorably less clichéd female character and an unusual (for the time) male/female rivalry. The movie is a straight example of TwoGirlsToATeam.
7th Apr '16 7:23:19 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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* Happened again in ROH with the move to Sin Claire Broadcast Group leaving Mia Yim the lone woman on roster that usually had twenty eight wrestlers for a television taping, though more women came back around the end of the year.

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* Happened again in ROH with the move to Sin Claire Sinclair Broadcast Group leaving Mia Yim the lone woman on roster that usually had twenty eight wrestlers for a television taping, though more women came back around the end of the year.
6th Apr '16 3:08:20 AM Loekman3
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* According to Haruhiko Takenouchi from ''Anime/DigimonAdventure02'' fame from ''FanFic/Digimon02TheStoryWeNeverTold'', Chidori is stated to be the only female member of their Original Digidestined group.
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