Needs a Better Title
So, a minor character is inflicted with a Lethal Diagnosis
. Usually, it's hypothermia, or some other disease that can only be cured by raising the heat or blood pressure. The doctors try every cure they have, but nothing works
. As a last resort, the heroine saves their life by showing them her assets
Since this is most often used in television, it often comes with a Sexy Discretion Shot
Consistency: Way more common in fiction, since all hospitals would consider it unethical. If it ever has happened in Real Life
, I've never heard of it.
Type of trope: Sex Trope
Life cycle status: Dead Unicorn Trope
- In Scrubs, Elliot cures a 13-year-old boy's blood loss by flashing him.
- In Mythbusters, Kari attemps to make goats faint by flashing the goods. She only succeeds in making Tory faint, because he was unprepared when it happened.