Girls Stare At Scenery, Boys Stare At Girls


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A more innocent version of All Men Are Perverts, this refers to works that portray male admiration of female beauty alongside female admiration of the beauty of scenery.

Compare Distracted by the Sexy.


Examples:

  • Tangled, in the I See the Light romantic song that takes place during the breath-taking floating lanterns scene, Rapunzel is admiring the lanterns she always dreamed to see, meanwhile Flynn is looking at her the whole scene.
  • "Loving You is Surfing You:"
    Girl: Oh, Renten, isn't the ocean just beautiful tonight?
    Boy: If you looking at de ocean.
    Girl: And the moon. Isn't it love-a-ly?
    Boy: If you looking at de moon.
    Girl: Oh Renten, is so romantic my heart is pounding.
    Boy: I can see dat.
    Girl: Oh Renten, don't you like to look at anything natural?
    Boy: No, just you.
  • The first episode of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic seems to have a bit of this; see here for context.
    Spike: Beautiful...
    Twilight: Yes, the decor is coming along nicely. This ought to be quick. I will be at the library in no time; beautiful indeed!
    Spike: Not the decor... HER!
  • The song "Standing On the Corner" from the musical The Most Happy Fella; popularly Covered Up by the like of the Four Lads and Dean Martin.
  • Happens with Quigley Quagmire and Violet Baudelaire in The Slippery Slope.
  • Happens in Megamind in the restaurant scene.
  • Played with in Avatar: The Last Airbender, when Suki and Sokka are looking up at the night sky.
    Suki: It's a beautiful moon
    Sokka: Yeah, she is.
  • A variation happens in Life Is Beautiful: Dora and Guido are at the opera together. Dora is watching the opera, Guido is staring at Dora.
  • Happened on Batman: The Animated Series, between Bruce Wayne and Lois Lane.
  • In one ending of Metal Gear Solid, Meryl comments on how beautiful Alaska is, and Snake responds but says the most beautiful thing there is Meryl.
  • Happens in Sym-Bionic Titan when Ilana and Jason are on the roof of the barn looking at the stars. Ilana comments on how beautiful it is and Jason agrees; only he is looking at her and not the stars.
  • Oddly inverted by Sinfest in the last panel of this.
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