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3rd Aug '17 1:02:16 PM KnightSpark
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** Charlie Sheen meets an old flame who has had a sex change and become Chris O'Donnell. He is freaked out by it but eventually comes to terms with the idea [[spoiler: until his mother starts dating his ex]].
-->'''Charlie:'''... and this will be the name of my biography [[spoiler: Me and my mom had sex with the same man.]]

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** Charlie Sheen meets an old flame who has had a sex change and become Chris O'Donnell. became Bill. He is freaked out by it but eventually comes to terms with the idea [[spoiler: until his mother starts dating his ex]].
-->'''Charlie:'''...
ex]]. And Alan's reaction when he starts seeing the similiarities in him and Jill is even funnier:
-->'''Alan:''' (''sees a picture of Jill'') She's cute. Very tall. Broad shoulders- '''HOLY MOTHER OF GOD!!'''\\
'''Charlie:''' Welcome to the [[Film/TheMatrix Matrix]].\\
'''Alan:''' So, s-s-so Jill is, i-is-\\
'''Charlie:''' Yep.\\
'''Alan:''' And, a-a-a-and you and Jill used to-\\
'''Charlie:''' Every chance we got.\\
'''Alan:''' A-A-And Mom is-\\
'''Charlie:''' At
this will be very moment.\\
'''Alan:''' (''looks at
the name of my biography [[spoiler: Me and my mom had sex with the same man.]]picture once more'') '''HOLY MOTHER OF GOD!!'''
8th Jul '17 2:49:41 PM tropeminer
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* In ''Film/TheHangoverPartII'', [[spoiler:Stu discovers he slept with a MTF prostitute. [[{{Pun}} "There's a reason it's called Bangkok and not Bang-cunt, honey."]]]]

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* In ''Film/TheHangoverPartII'', [[spoiler:Stu discovers he slept with a MTF prostitute. [[{{Pun}} "There's "You're in Bangkok, sweetie, there's a reason it's called Bangkok and not Bang-cunt, honey.they don't call it Bang-cunt."]]]]
29th Jun '17 3:27:09 PM ultimomant
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* In ''Manga/DragonBall'', Krillin tries to hit on Upa, then gets embarrassed when Goku tells him Upa is a boy.
24th Jun '17 3:37:25 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'', exactly how Unsettling [[spoiler: Naoto]]'s Gender Reveal is to Kanji is a vital piece of the latter's characterization. Kanji, who can be interpreted as [[AmbiguouslyGay struggling with very deep sexual identity issues]], textually expresses almost the exact same mixture of anxiety and eagerness in interactions with [[spoiler: Naoto]] before and after the scene in question. Perhaps most tellingly, though, Kanji is at his most resolute when [[spoiler: Naoto]]'s life is in imminent danger of [[ShadowArchetype Shadow]]-fueled destruction, only moments after the Reveal itself.
* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}'' has the more basic PlayedForLaughs version of the trope during "[[MundaneMadeAwesome Operation Babe Hunt.]]"

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* ''[[Franchise/ShinMegamiTenseiPersona Persona]]'':
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In ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'', exactly how Unsettling [[spoiler: Naoto]]'s Gender Reveal is to Kanji is a vital piece of the latter's characterization. Kanji, who can be interpreted as [[AmbiguouslyGay struggling with very deep sexual identity issues]], textually expresses almost the exact same mixture of anxiety and eagerness in interactions with [[spoiler: Naoto]] before and after the scene in question. Perhaps most tellingly, though, Kanji is at his most resolute when [[spoiler: Naoto]]'s life is in imminent danger of [[ShadowArchetype Shadow]]-fueled destruction, only moments after the Reveal itself.
* ** ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}'' has the more basic PlayedForLaughs version of the trope during "[[MundaneMadeAwesome Operation Babe Hunt.]]"
22nd Jun '17 6:03:07 PM Randallw201238
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow'' has a moment in the Thanksgiving special wherein Cleveland gets revenge on his wayward and emotionally abusive father by not telling him that the "woman" he's about to get in bed with is actually a man (and totally ''[[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed not]]'' Creator/TylerPerry / Madea). As it happens, the "woman" in question is actually Uncle Kevin, who disguised himself as a woman so Donna would have a positive female role model after her mother passed away. And then when Cleveland DOES tell him, it's not heard, but you see the two men gesturing... then just like Brian Griffin in the above example, the dad [[VomitIndiscretionShot vomits for thirty seconds.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow'' has a moment in the Thanksgiving special wherein Cleveland gets revenge on his wayward and emotionally abusive father by not telling him that the "woman" he's about to get in bed with is actually a man (and totally ''[[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed not]]'' Creator/TylerPerry / Madea). As it happens, the "woman" in question is actually Uncle Kevin, who disguised himself as a woman so Donna would have a positive female role model after her mother passed away.abandoned her. And then when Cleveland DOES tell him, it's not heard, but you see the two men gesturing... then just like Brian Griffin in the above example, the dad [[VomitIndiscretionShot vomits for thirty seconds.]]
22nd Jun '17 12:49:29 PM Baggins
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* ''VideoGame/LeisureSuitLarry'' has this happen in both the sixth game ("Shape Up or Slip Out!") and the eighth game ("Magna Cum Laude"). The former involves a plot-critical sexual encounter with a very well-endowed transsexual/transvestite named [[spoiler: Shablee]], whilst in the latter, an optional character to pursue, [[spoiler: Koko the shy mime]], is actually a crossdressing boy.

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* ''VideoGame/LeisureSuitLarry'' has this happen in both the sixth game ("Shape Up or Slip Out!") and the eighth game ("Magna Cum Laude"). The former involves a plot-critical sexual encounter with a very well-endowed transsexual/transvestite transvestite (according to the documentaiotn/design notes) named [[spoiler: Shablee]], whilst in the latter, an optional character to pursue, [[spoiler: Koko the shy mime]], is actually a crossdressing boy.
20th Jun '17 2:29:40 PM PrincessGwen
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This works equally well with straight people as it does gay ones.[[note]]{{Asexual|ity}}s--who wouldn't be interested either way--and [[BiTheWay bisexuals]]--who wouldn't mind either way--are usually immune to his trope, though.[[/note]] A straight female might be shocked to realize that hot guy she's been daydreaming about was actually a woman. Her male GayBestFriend, who was also daydreaming about the same guy (who is really a girl) will probably feel similarly. Almost always there is shock upon TheReveal, probably disappointment and maybe even disgust on the part of the character who was feeling the attraction, but usually the two characters can reconcile by the end and become friends. Other times it might not bother them, or after a period of consideration, they'll decide IfItsYouItsOkay.

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This works equally well with straight people as it does gay ones.[[note]]{{Asexual|ity}}s--who wouldn't be interested either way--and [[BiTheWay bisexuals]]--who wouldn't mind either way--are usually immune to his this trope, though.[[/note]] A straight female might be shocked to realize that hot guy she's been daydreaming about was actually a woman. Her male GayBestFriend, who was also daydreaming about the same guy (who is really a girl) will probably feel similarly. Almost always there is shock upon TheReveal, probably disappointment and maybe even disgust on the part of the character who was feeling the attraction, but usually the two characters can reconcile by the end and become friends. Other times it might not bother them, or after a period of consideration, they'll decide IfItsYouItsOkay.
20th Jun '17 2:24:00 PM Edlart
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** It's implied that she was aware of the fact beforehand, just considered it, for all intend and purposes, unimportant, since she is, after all, a genderless golem.
19th Jun '17 7:57:52 AM fearlessnikki
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* Stolen City's video for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksYre7Av4OE "Faces"]] features a man chatting up a girl in a bar. When his friends reveal the girl is transgender, he is ''[[{{Understatement}} not]]'' happy.
12th May '17 6:56:16 PM ngh93
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-->'''Francis''': SO! Bein' a ladybug automatically makes me a ''girl''! Is that it flyboy?!

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-->'''Francis''': SO! Bein' a ladybug automatically makes me a ''girl''! Is that it it, flyboy?!
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