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11th May '16 8:34:42 PM rjd1922
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* [[DirtyDancing Jennifer Grey]] owed her movie role success in part to her big nose which made her a more convincing HollywoodHomely appearance. Unfortunately, she chose to have a rhinoplasty that went so sour she required a second rhinoplasty and reconstructive surgery to repair the damage to her face. Whether or not she was more attractive with the bigger nose, she didn't look like Jennifer Grey anymore with the smaller one. It was like trying to start her career over from scratch. Most people agree that she looked much better before all the surgery -- it would appear that she agrees. In her words, "I went in the operating room a celebrity -- and come out anonymous." In fact, her decision is given a nod bigger than the old nose in the short-lived ''It's Like, You Know...'' where she plays...herself, out of work because she got a nosejob.

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* [[DirtyDancing [[Film/DirtyDancing Jennifer Grey]] owed her movie role success in part to her big nose which made her a more convincing HollywoodHomely appearance. Unfortunately, she chose to have a rhinoplasty that went so sour she required a second rhinoplasty and reconstructive surgery to repair the damage to her face. Whether or not she was more attractive with the bigger nose, she didn't look like Jennifer Grey anymore with the smaller one. It was like trying to start her career over from scratch. Most people agree that she looked much better before all the surgery -- it would appear that she agrees. In her words, "I went in the operating room a celebrity -- and come out anonymous." In fact, her decision is given a nod bigger than the old nose in the short-lived ''It's Like, You Know...'' where she plays...herself, out of work because she got a nosejob.
11th May '16 8:33:17 PM rjd1922
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* Male example would be Otacon switching his glasses for contacts in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4'', because it makes him look "more handsome". General consensus was relief when he put his glasses back on and started looking [[NerdsAreSexy sexy and sophisticated]] again instead of mildly dorky.
* [[VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}} Xenosaga 2's]] new 'realistic' character models were so reviled by the fans, that the new, new characters in Xenosaga 3 were much closer to the first game (though not the same).

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* Male A male example would be Otacon switching his glasses for contacts in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4'', because it makes him look "more handsome". General consensus was relief when he put his glasses back on and started looking [[NerdsAreSexy sexy and sophisticated]] again instead of mildly dorky.
* [[VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}} ''[[VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}} Xenosaga 2's]] 2]]'''s new 'realistic' character models were so reviled by the fans, that the new, new characters in Xenosaga 3 were much closer to the first game (though not the same).



* The Cinematic Mod for ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}}'' gave the old Source engine a serious kick in the pants, allowing for far more beautiful environments. While these were applauded, fans everywhere raged at the inclusion of the author's version of Alyx Vance. The mod replaces Alyx's down-to-earth, realistic appearance with a new model based on real-life supermodel Adriana Lima, wearing a midriff-baring shirt and exposing her cleavage. Later versions removed her bra, showing Alyx's nipples through her shirt. Many ''Half-Life 2'' fans revolted at the changes, because the entire reason she was popular was because she ''wasn't'' an Sports Illustrated pinup girl and more of a GirlNextDoor[[note]]Who just happens to be a skilled resistance member and hacker and have a giant robot dog[[/note]].

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* The [=FakeFactory's=] Cinematic Mod for ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}}'' gave the old Source engine a serious kick in the pants, allowing for far more beautiful environments. While these were applauded, fans everywhere raged at the inclusion of the author's version of Alyx Vance. The mod replaces Alyx's down-to-earth, realistic appearance with a new model based on real-life supermodel Adriana Lima, wearing a midriff-baring shirt and exposing her cleavage. Later versions removed her bra, showing Alyx's nipples through her shirt. Many ''Half-Life 2'' fans revolted at the changes, because the entire reason she was popular was because she ''wasn't'' an Sports Illustrated pinup girl and more of a GirlNextDoor[[note]]Who just happens to be a skilled resistance member and hacker and have a giant robot dog[[/note]].



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5th May '16 2:16:22 PM aye_amber
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* When {{Shakira}} first broke into the English language market, she decided to bleach her [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-qs2JhDk0Qvo/TjwXVQj20HI/AAAAAAAACqc/HF4yDDbfg_o/s1600/Shakira_Brunette.jpg dark brown hair]] [[http://www.topnews.in/light/files/Shakira.jpg blond,]] leading almost everyone to ask "Was that really necessary?" (especially American fans who were already dealing with a music scene drowning with PlentyOfBlondes at the time, as she debuted in the US after the "Blonde Pop Quartet" of Music/BritneySpears, Music/ChristinaAguilera, Music/JessicaSimpson, and Music/MandyMoore, which might help explain why she felt she needed to be blonde to compete.) Better yet, before the Anglo jump she was a redhead for almost two years but came back to her brunette self while claiming that keeping with the red dye was too much of a hassle, baffling people even more.

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* When {{Shakira}} Music/{{Shakira}} first broke into the English language market, she decided to bleach her [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-qs2JhDk0Qvo/TjwXVQj20HI/AAAAAAAACqc/HF4yDDbfg_o/s1600/Shakira_Brunette.jpg dark brown hair]] [[http://www.topnews.in/light/files/Shakira.jpg blond,]] leading almost everyone to ask "Was that really necessary?" (especially American fans who were already dealing with a music scene drowning with PlentyOfBlondes at the time, as she debuted in the US after the "Blonde Pop Quartet" of Music/BritneySpears, Music/ChristinaAguilera, Music/JessicaSimpson, and Music/MandyMoore, which might help explain why she felt she needed to be blonde to compete.) Better yet, before the Anglo jump she was a redhead for almost two years but came back to her brunette self while claiming that keeping with the red dye was too much of a hassle, baffling people even more.
5th May '16 1:38:11 PM aye_amber
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* MariahCarey fans have long been divided on whether she looked better before or after her plastic surgery. And that's ''before'' you delve into the "ButNotTooBlack" implications, since she looked more ethnic before the surgery.

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* MariahCarey Music/MariahCarey fans have long been divided on whether she looked better before or after her plastic surgery. And that's ''before'' you delve into the "ButNotTooBlack" implications, since she looked more ethnic before the surgery.
4th May '16 12:50:29 AM PaulA
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* Jean Cocteau intentionally invoked this trope with his take on the fairy tale, 1946's ''[[Film/BeautyAndTheBeast La Belle et La Bête]]'' -- this Belle is at least slightly ''disappointed'' with the Beast's transformation into a conventionally handsome human, and he set things up to make sure the audience would be too. It worked: Creator/GretaGarbo left the screening saying, "Give me back my Beast!"

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* Jean Cocteau intentionally invoked this trope with his take on the fairy tale, 1946's ''[[Film/BeautyAndTheBeast ''[[Film/BeautyAndTheBeast1946 La Belle et La Bête]]'' -- this Belle is at least slightly ''disappointed'' with the Beast's transformation into a conventionally handsome human, and he set things up to make sure the audience would be too. It worked: Creator/GretaGarbo left the screening saying, "Give me back my Beast!"
20th Apr '16 12:17:43 AM Pichu-kun
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* Togo from ''Anime/YukiYunaIsAHero'' is introduced as being wheelchair bound, something rare in anime, and is a DisabledBadass MagicalGirlWarrior. The final episode [[spoiler:cures all the MagicalGirl related injuries sustained throughout the series, which includes Togo being paralyzed.]] Many fans were seriously annoyed by this.

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* Togo from ''Anime/YukiYunaIsAHero'' is introduced as being wheelchair bound, something rare in anime, and is a DisabledBadass HandicappedBadass MagicalGirlWarrior. The final episode [[spoiler:cures all the MagicalGirl related injuries sustained throughout the series, which includes Togo being paralyzed.]] Many fans were seriously annoyed by this.
18th Apr '16 3:35:23 AM Loekman3
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* One of Tootie's most notable characteristics in her original ''WesternAnimation/FairlyOddparents'' is her UglyCute appearance in that despite having a girlish pigtails, glasses, and teeth bracers, she nevertheless has a lot of fans. Tootie's adult appearance in ''Film/AFairlyOddMovieGrowUpTimmyTurner'' on the other hand, is widely considered to be unnecessary with virtually all aspects of her UglyCute appearance (Including her glassess) gone in addition to her GenkiGirl antics leaving her as just another NiceGirl SateliteLoveInterest. It got to the point that a flashback to a live-action young Tootie is certainly a lot more recognizable than her adult appearance.

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* One of Tootie's most notable characteristics in her original ''WesternAnimation/FairlyOddparents'' is her UglyCute appearance in that despite having a girlish pigtails, glasses, and teeth bracers, she nevertheless has a lot of fans. Tootie's adult appearance in ''Film/AFairlyOddMovieGrowUpTimmyTurner'' on the other hand, is widely considered to be unnecessary with virtually all aspects of her UglyCute appearance (Including her glassess) gone in addition to her GenkiGirl antics leaving her as just another NiceGirl SateliteLoveInterest.SatelliteLoveInterest. It got to the point that a flashback to a live-action young Tootie is certainly a lot more recognizable than her adult appearance.
18th Apr '16 3:34:44 AM Loekman3
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* One of Tootie's most notable characteristics in her original ''WesternAnimation/FairlyOddparents'' is her UglyCute appearance in that despite having a girlish pigtails, glasses, and teeth bracers, she nevertheless has a lot of fans. Tootie's adult appearance in ''Film/AFairlyOddMovieGrowUpTimmyTurner'' on the other hand, is widely considered to be unnecessary with virtually all aspects of her UglyCute appearance (Including her glassess) gone in addition to her GenkiGirl antics leaving her as just another NiceGirl SateliteLoveInterest. It got to the point that a flashback to a live-action young Tootie is certainly a lot more recognizable than her adult appearance.
19th Mar '16 10:34:56 PM thecarolinabull01
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* While on the subject of WWE Divas, [[Wrestling/BellaTwins Nikki Bella]] got breast implants in 2012 because she was unhappy with her figure. Many fans are upset because she no longer looks like her twin sister Brie, and since most women in professional wrestling have breast implants, it was admirable that they did not have them. However, there are others who are fine with it for [[BuxomIsBetter obvious reasons]].
17th Mar '16 2:48:47 PM MasoTey
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Very likely to cause a FamilyUnfriendlyAesop concerning standards of beauty. See also: JustTheWayYouAre, for a similar reaction in-story, which is probably also a FemininityFailure for her. Can be a result of UnkemptBeauty. See also FansPreferTheNewHer where the opposite happens - the characters hate the makeover but the fans prefer it.

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Very likely to cause a FamilyUnfriendlyAesop concerning standards of beauty. See also: JustTheWayYouAre, for a similar reaction in-story, which is probably also a FemininityFailure for her. Can be a result of UnkemptBeauty. See also FansPreferTheNewHer where the opposite happens - -- the characters hate the makeover but the fans prefer it.



* Mia Thermopolis in ''Film/ThePrincessDiaries''---was making her movie-star gorgeous necessary, or did she just need to ditch the glasses?

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* Mia Thermopolis in ''Film/ThePrincessDiaries''---was ''Film/ThePrincessDiaries'' -- was making her movie-star gorgeous necessary, or did she just need to ditch the glasses?



*** The transformation is important to the plot and symbolically, showing that he succeeded in making a HeelFaceTurn and changed from a "Beast" to a human. (Contrast the Disney adaption of The Hunchback of Notre Dame where the ideas of what makes a "monster" and a "man" are played with, but neither of them were really conventionally attractive to begin with - Frollo is old and skinny and Quasi is UglyCute.)

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*** The transformation is important to the plot and symbolically, showing that he succeeded in making a HeelFaceTurn and changed from a "Beast" to a human. (Contrast the Disney adaption of The Hunchback of Notre Dame where the ideas of what makes a "monster" and a "man" are played with, but neither of them were really conventionally attractive to begin with - -- Frollo is old and skinny and Quasi is UglyCute.)



* Al Pacino's character in ''Film/TheDevilsAdvocate'' convinces Charlize Theron that she needs to give herself a makeover. She ends up giving herself an unflattering bob and a brown colour that adds years to her face, resulting in her looking quite unhealthy and disturbed looking though given the plot of the movie, that was probably the point.

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* Al Pacino's character in ''Film/TheDevilsAdvocate'' convinces Charlize Theron that she needs to give herself a makeover. She ends up giving herself an unflattering bob and a brown colour that adds years to her face, resulting in her looking quite unhealthy and disturbed looking though disturbed-looking (though given the plot of the movie, that was probably the point.point).



* In the ''Follow the Fleet'', a Fred-and-Ginger movie from 1936, Harriet Hilliard undergoes her librarian-to-courtesan transformation surprisingly early in the film, in the first fifteen minutes. A scene around ten minutes into the film between the dowdy Hilliard and the glamorous Rogers - cast as sisters - neatly encapsulate the trope itself: 'it isn't that gentlemen really prefer blondes, it's just that we look dumber'; 'connie, women weren't born with silk stockings on, you know'; 'it takes a lot of brains to be dumb'.
* A wonderful example in ''Film/ShaolinSoccer''. Mui is a girl with terrible acne and greasy hair, but is nonetheless clearly a very attractive girl, so we know what to expect when she has a makeover. However, [[spoiler:it is comically bad, and she's almost unrecognizable as a girl in a boxy 80s suit and bouffant haircut, and clown-like makeup]]
** Of course, that was the point of it, and later on [[spoiler:reappears as herself (minus her acne) and a shaved head (the shaved head being so she could disguise herself as a guy and help Team Shaolin after most of the other players are injured by Team Evil). Even without her hair she's still very attractive.]]

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* In the ''Follow the Fleet'', ''Film/FollowTheFleet'', a Fred-and-Ginger movie from 1936, Harriet Hilliard undergoes her librarian-to-courtesan transformation surprisingly early in the film, in the first fifteen minutes. A scene around ten minutes into the film between the dowdy Hilliard and the glamorous Rogers - -- cast as sisters - -- neatly encapsulate the trope itself: 'it 'It isn't that gentlemen really prefer blondes, it's just that we look dumber'; 'connie, 'Connie, women weren't born with silk stockings on, you know'; 'it 'It takes a lot of brains to be dumb'.
* A wonderful example in ''Film/ShaolinSoccer''. Mui is a girl with terrible acne and greasy hair, but is nonetheless clearly a very attractive girl, so we know what to expect when she has a makeover. However, [[spoiler:it is comically bad, and she's almost unrecognizable as a girl in a boxy 80s suit and bouffant haircut, and clown-like makeup]]
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makeup]]. Of course, that was the point of it, and later on she [[spoiler:reappears as herself (minus her acne) and acne), with a shaved head (the shaved head being so she could disguise herself as a guy and help Team Shaolin after most of the other players are injured by Team Evil). Even without her hair she's still very attractive.]]attractive]].



* In the ''Literature/XWingSeries'', Plourr Illo was a muscular Amazon-type with a shaved head, who sometimes wore a [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/File:Hobbie-Cilpar.jpg headpiece]] that looked like an odd hairdo. A few arcs in, she was revealed to be a princess in exile. Her old nanny fussed over her head, bemoaning the long hair she used to have. Plourr and the Rogues went to her homeworld, where Plourr started letting her hair grow - and generally she dressed the same as ever when not in a court function, and she kept her hair [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/File:X-wing_26.jpg short]]. But although this wasn't a terrible change, there was something about the bald aesthetic. Ah well.

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* In the ''Literature/XWingSeries'', Plourr Illo was a muscular Amazon-type with a shaved head, who sometimes wore a [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/File:Hobbie-Cilpar.jpg headpiece]] that looked like an odd hairdo. A few arcs in, she was revealed to be a princess in exile. Her old nanny fussed over her head, bemoaning the long hair she used to have. Plourr and the Rogues went to her homeworld, where Plourr started letting her hair grow - -- and generally she dressed the same as ever when not in a court function, and she kept her hair [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/File:X-wing_26.jpg short]]. But although this wasn't a terrible change, there was something about the bald aesthetic. Ah well.



** Similarly on BBCThree "makeunder" show ''Snog, Marry, Avoid'' - most of the contestants start out as underdressed slappers with far too much fake tan, eyeshadow and hair extensions, but every so often someone with an obviously creative, unique taste in fashion and makeup is stripped of all originality for the sake of boring conformity.

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** Similarly on BBCThree "makeunder" show ''Snog, Marry, Avoid'' - -- most of the contestants start out as underdressed slappers with far too much fake tan, eyeshadow and hair extensions, but every so often someone with an obviously creative, unique taste in fashion and makeup is stripped of all originality for the sake of boring conformity.



* This is exactly the intended effect in a ''TwilightZone'' episode, "Number 12 Looks Just Like You", where everyone is required to get cosmetic surgery to make them look like identical models. One HollywoodHomely gamine, perhaps tomboyish for the day, shocks everyone and is sent to a psychiatrist when she questions whether the surgery is really necessary. [[spoiler: They end up performing the surgery against her wishes - and she ends up [[{{Brainwashed}} very happy]] with the results.]]

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* This is exactly the intended effect in a ''TwilightZone'' episode, "Number 12 Looks Just Like You", where everyone is required to get cosmetic surgery to make them look like identical models. One HollywoodHomely gamine, perhaps tomboyish for the day, shocks everyone and is sent to a psychiatrist when she questions whether the surgery is really necessary. [[spoiler: They end up performing the surgery against her wishes - -- and she ends up [[{{Brainwashed}} very happy]] with the results.]]



* ''Series/TenThingsIHateAboutYou''. In an early episode, Bianca convinces her (already cute) sister Kat to get dressed up for prom. She gives her some pearls, a little black dress, a little make up, puts her hair up in a bun. And [[PunctuatedForEmphasis She. Looks.]]''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis Horrible.]]'' The bun draws attention to her square jaw, the dress basically ''attacks'' her figure, and yet even the non-conformist [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys bad boy]] love interest thinks she looks beautiful.
* Hilariously lampooned on ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' where possibly-omnipotent alien Mister Neutron (Graham Chapman) falls in love with Mrs. S-C-U-M (Terry Jones) and uses his powers to turn her into 'the most beautiful woman in the world' - which means Terry Jones in frumpy women's clothing morphs into Terry Jones in marginally less frumpy women's clothing.

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* ''Series/TenThingsIHateAboutYou''. In an early episode, Bianca convinces her (already cute) sister Kat to get dressed up for prom. She gives her some pearls, a little black dress, a little make up, puts her hair up in a bun. And [[PunctuatedForEmphasis She. Looks.]]''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis ]]'' [[PunctuatedForEmphasis Horrible.]]'' The bun draws attention to her square jaw, the dress basically ''attacks'' her figure, and yet even the non-conformist [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys bad boy]] love interest thinks she looks beautiful.
* Hilariously lampooned on ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' where possibly-omnipotent alien Mister Neutron (Graham Chapman) falls in love with Mrs. S-C-U-M (Terry Jones) and uses his powers to turn her into 'the most beautiful woman in the world' - -- which means Terry Jones in frumpy women's clothing morphs into Terry Jones in marginally less frumpy women's clothing.



** In the William Hartnell-era story "The Chase", the Doctor encounters Steven, who has been living in a PeopleZoo with no human contact for two years, and so bears longish, unkempt hair and a short beard. After the Doctor takes him as a companion in "The Time Meddler", the Doctor recommends he have 'a wash and brush-up', causing him to [[ExpositoryHairstyleChange shave his beard off]], and Vicki cuts his hair for him at the start of the next serial, "The Myth Makers". The trouble is that before his makeover, he looks [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/steven2_4434.png very distinctive]] and dreamy in an UnkemptBeauty kind of way, and after his makeover he looks like a [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/steven1_1393.png slightly prettier Ian clone]] (the previous companion who Steven is a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute for). Modern fans seem to prefer the bearded version, though this may be down to FashionDissonance - looking like that is very fashionable in the 2010s but was borderline unaccpetable in the 1960s.
** The complete change of the Fourth Doctor's fashion sense between Season 17 and 18 - from a collection of playful early-Victorian-style garments worn with a gaudy scarf, to a dark red, almost military outfit with plus-fours - was done because the new producer, Creator/JohnNathanTurner, wanted to leave his mark on the show. He had originally envisaged a far more extreme change in the Doctor's appearance - he had wanted the scarf gone, possibly a drastic haircut, a 'completely new design of shirt' (that could be sold as OfficialCosplayGear), extreme LimitedWardrobe and big red question marks on the lapels. The costume designer managed to wangle this down to a more toned-down scarf, a heavily-layered LimitedWardrobe that the actor could switch out pieces of whenever he felt like it, and a shirt with an interesting cut modelled after Victorian waistcoats with ivory question marks on the lapels. The new outfit does look good and flattering and everyone involved was satisfied with it, but both the costume designer and Creator/TomBaker himself felt that the producer wanted to change the outfit for the sake of change alone.

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** In the William Hartnell-era story "The Chase", the Doctor encounters Steven, who has been living in a PeopleZoo with no human contact for two years, and so bears longish, unkempt hair and a short beard. After the Doctor takes him as a companion in "The Time Meddler", the Doctor recommends he have 'a wash and brush-up', causing him to [[ExpositoryHairstyleChange shave his beard off]], and Vicki cuts his hair for him at the start of the next serial, "The Myth Makers". The trouble is that before his makeover, he looks [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/steven2_4434.png very distinctive]] and dreamy in an UnkemptBeauty kind of way, and after his makeover he looks like a [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/steven1_1393.png slightly prettier Ian clone]] (the previous companion who Steven is a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute for). Modern fans seem to prefer the bearded version, though this may be down to FashionDissonance - -- looking like that is very fashionable in the 2010s but was borderline unaccpetable in the 1960s.
** The complete change of the Fourth Doctor's fashion sense between Season 17 and 18 - -- from a collection of playful early-Victorian-style garments worn with a gaudy scarf, to a dark red, almost military outfit with plus-fours - -- was done because the new producer, Creator/JohnNathanTurner, wanted to leave his mark on the show. He had originally envisaged a far more extreme change in the Doctor's appearance - -- he had wanted the scarf gone, possibly a drastic haircut, a 'completely new design of shirt' (that could be sold as OfficialCosplayGear), extreme LimitedWardrobe and big red question marks on the lapels. The costume designer managed to wangle this down to a more toned-down scarf, a heavily-layered LimitedWardrobe that the actor could switch out pieces of whenever he felt like it, and a shirt with an interesting cut modelled after Victorian waistcoats with ivory question marks on the lapels. The new outfit does look good and flattering and everyone involved was satisfied with it, but both the costume designer and Creator/TomBaker himself felt that the producer wanted to change the outfit for the sake of change alone.



* ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'', ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' and ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'' have extensive modding communities; there are plenty of mods that change the appearance of the protagonist as well as various notable characters, bearing titles such as "Attractive Lydia", "Attractive Veronica", "Attractive Breton", etc. While the mod developer likely consider it an improvement over the canonical appearance, this is not automatically true with every player. The same goes for clothes mods and body replacers: names like "More Realistic Female Bodies" or similar were popular for a while, until the trend of just [[BuxomIsBetter bloating the female models' chests to large sizes]] regardless of whether it was actually realistic or even functional - often breaking armor meshes and textures - quickly became over-saturated and only a few "high quality" ones remained.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'', ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' and ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'' have extensive modding communities; there are plenty of mods that change the appearance of the protagonist as well as various notable characters, bearing titles such as "Attractive Lydia", "Attractive Veronica", "Attractive Breton", etc. While the mod developer likely consider it an improvement over the canonical appearance, this is not automatically true with every player. The same goes for clothes mods and body replacers: names like "More Realistic Female Bodies" or similar were popular for a while, until the trend of just [[BuxomIsBetter bloating the female models' chests to large sizes]] regardless of whether it was actually realistic or even functional - -- often breaking armor meshes and textures - -- quickly became over-saturated and only a few "high quality" ones remained.



* In ObscurusLupa's review of "Vampire Dog", she notes that the makeover the dog helps give his owner is pointless - not because he looked better before, but because he doesn't look any different whatsoever. As she notes, they are even using clothes he already has in his wardrobe anyway.

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* In ObscurusLupa's review of "Vampire Dog", she notes that the makeover the dog helps give his owner is pointless - -- not because he looked better before, but because he doesn't look any different whatsoever. As she notes, they are even using clothes he already has in his wardrobe anyway.



* [[DirtyDancing Jennifer Grey]] owed her movie role success in part to her big nose which made her a more convincing HollywoodHomely appearance. Unfortunately, she chose to have a rhinoplasty that went so sour she required a second rhinoplasty and reconstructive surgery to repair the damage to her face. Whether or not she was more attractive with the bigger nose, she didn't look like Jennifer Grey anymore with the smaller one. It was like trying to start her career over from scratch. Most people agree that she looked much better before all the surgery - it would appear that she agrees. In her words, "I went in the operating room a celebrity - and come out anonymous."
** In fact, her decision is given a nod bigger than the old nose in the short-lived ''It's Like, You Know...'' where she plays...herself, out of work because she got a nosejob.

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* [[DirtyDancing Jennifer Grey]] owed her movie role success in part to her big nose which made her a more convincing HollywoodHomely appearance. Unfortunately, she chose to have a rhinoplasty that went so sour she required a second rhinoplasty and reconstructive surgery to repair the damage to her face. Whether or not she was more attractive with the bigger nose, she didn't look like Jennifer Grey anymore with the smaller one. It was like trying to start her career over from scratch. Most people agree that she looked much better before all the surgery - -- it would appear that she agrees. In her words, "I went in the operating room a celebrity - -- and come out anonymous."
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" In fact, her decision is given a nod bigger than the old nose in the short-lived ''It's Like, You Know...'' where she plays...herself, out of work because she got a nosejob.
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