Created By: XFllo on September 13, 2013 Last Edited By: XFllo on March 31, 2015
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Kinky Spanking

Spanking adults in fiction for fanservice

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NOTES:
  • This is an additional draft to speed up TRS regarding Spank the Cutie. Previous crowner decided it's going to be split up into two new tropes.
  • There is Sandbox.Spank The Cutie with unsorted examples. Lack of context or the fact that it's not clear who the characters are make it hard to decide which use of spanking the example fits.
  • There were several misuses (mostly spanking children by parents or at school played for drama; that clearly belongs to Don't Make Me Take My Belt Off or Corporal Punishment; however, especially older works might have used spanking children for comedy due to Values Dissonance). We should sort it out and launch the trope.
  • Please No Lewdness, No Prudishness.
  • Troping spanking children by their guardians in THIS context is out of the question due to 5P policy.

Corporal Punishment appears in fiction in various contexts. This trope concerns spanking adults as Fanservice, consensual or involuntary, that plays up to the audiences' fetishes. It might be an excuse from the creators to show the audiences some bare skin of the bottom and power-play between people who are sexually attracted to each other.

It might happen that an adult, usually a beautiful lady, has done something stupid or childish, and someone else believes they have to punish them. However, instead of doing it with words, they give them a good old-fashioned spanking. It's usually not too severe and might be taken for fun.

Another use is when a romantic couple like to spice up their sex life, and spanking is a thing they both enjoy. Hopefully Safe, Sane and Consensual.

A Subtrope of Corporal Punishment. Sister Trope to Don't Make Me Take My Belt Off. Sometimes this trope might overlap with Comedic Spanking.


Examples:

Anime and Manga
  • Ikki Tousen has a couple of sexualized punishments of adults, starring local Hot Mom and Action Girl. Actually, a number of people watched the series because of Fanservice.
  • In Kotoura-san, the local pervert Manabe fantasized about that in episode 4, if he found his girlfriend Haruka who ran away from him at the end of episode 3.

Comic Books
  • Empowered:
    • Poor Emp. Count: Dream Sequence (twice, brought to you by Caged Demonwolf); from villains (implied); from ThugBoy (appears to be her fetish); from Ocelotina (for underestimating duct tape, no less). Well, what did you expect from a comic running on Fetish Fuel (specifically Bound and Gagged)?
    • Ocelotina is implied to get some offscreen, being Emp's spiritual successor in terms of a Bound and Gagged Damsel in Distress, through making BSDM movies instead of fighting supervillains.
  • The Golden Age Wonder Woman comics have several incidences, particularly once the Amazons discovered Man's World has tennis rackets...
  • In City of Dreams during one of her masochistic dreams the protagonist doesn't agree to give her owner a blowjob, so he spanks her until she does.
  • In this series of pictures from a very old Superman comic, Superman spanks a woman and she likes it.

Fan Works
  • This is extremely popular in Buffy the Vampire Slayer Lemons. Just about everyone female, from Faith to Dawn to Buffy to Willow, seems to be into spanking in fanfic. At least Willow and Anya were both confirmed to be into it by offhand remarks in "The I in Team".
  • In Slipping Between Worlds, Assassin school teacher Miss Alice Band is forced, most reluctantly no doubt, to deliver a stern spanking to former pupil Jocasta Wiggs (who has disobeyed instructions). As this is a part of their Mentor Ship relation

Film
  • Secretary had Lee Holloway's boss, Mr. Grey, originally spanking Lee for typos. They later develop a BDSM relationship.
  • In Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Zoot and all the other maidens of Castle Anthrax beg Galahad to spank them, trying to invoke the trope, but nope, it's too perilous.
  • Exit to Eden has a Rare Female Example. Dana Delany ties up Paul Mercurio, feels up up his naked body, pinches and squeezes his butt and then spanks him. After the spanking, she gives him a hand job.
  • Normal Adolescent Behavior. Wendy has a fetish for spanking and begs Sean to do this. The scene was a blatant Fetish Fuel and Big Lipped Alligator Moment (the movie has a lot of them, though).
  • The Killer Inside Me. It begins when the polite, seemingly normal Lou Ford is sent to encourage local prostitute Joyce Lakeland (played by Jessica Alba) to leave town. The confrontation leads to him beating her with a belt, and their romance begins. However, the beating is hard and this film is unflinchingly violent and gets even more disturbing.
  • Project Moonbase (a 1953 film that Robert A. Heinlein co-wrote) had the bratty female astronaut (a colonel no less!) being threatened with spanking by her superior officer. It doesn't help that she's wearing tight shorts over a great ass.

Live Action TV
  • Though this hasn't happened so far in Doctor Who, it very nearly did. "The Prison in Space" (cancelled at the last minute and replaced by "The Krotons") would have ended with Zoe being spanked in order to cure her of her misandrist brainwashing by the aggressively matriarchal society they'd landed in (note that Jamie didn't actually know this was the cure). Many years later, a copy of the script turned up and was adapted as an audiobook by Big Finish. Note that the episode was canceled not because of the scene in question, but because Frazer Hines was going to quit.
  • The pilot of How I Met Your Mother reveals that Marshall and Lily engage in spank play, though he's reluctant while she eagerly eggs him on.
    Lily: (laughs): Hit me? Please! This guy can barely spank me in bed for fun. He's all like "Oh honey did that hurt?" and I'm all like "C'mon let me have it ya pansy!" :Beat: Wow, complete stranger.
  • Californication. Invoked by the secretary who deliberately messes up and demands that she must be punished. She's kinky and enjoys it, and her boss (Hank's agent) gets into it.
  • Subverted in Game of Thrones season 2. In a scene that was not in the books (but is by no means out of character,) Joffrey is given two whores in the hope that it might mellow him a bit. He orders one to hit the other, and they comply with some light erotic spanking. Then he gives the spanker his belt, and tells her to hit harder. Then he hands her a heavy wooden stick with spikes on it and orders her to keep going...
  • Played with in an episode of The Big Bang Theory. Sheldon sees spanking as being a traditional punishment and inflicts it on his girlfriend as such. His girlfriend, (and by extension, the audience), is less naive and considers it a kinky adult activity. She very much takes her spanking for Unishment.
    Sheldon: Excuse me! You're not supposed to be enjoying this!
    Amy: Then maybe you should spank me harder.
    Sheldon: Maybe I will!
  • Midsomer Murders has an episode where three women offer specific roleplaying sex scenarios, one of which involves the woman finding the guy in her stables and deciding to punish the thief then and there with her riding crop. Crosses over with Comedic Spanking when Barnaby finds a client while holding the crop. The client, unaware the dominatrix is unavailable due to the murder investigation, sees nothing wrong and bends over, giggling all the while.
  • Attempted in an episode of the American Queer as Folk, but Brian and Justin quickly decide it's just silly.

Pro Wrestling

Video Games
  • In God Hand, after managing to dizzy a female mook, Gene has the option of spanking her rapid-fire style For Massive Damage. It's also the best way to deal with Shannon, the primary female demon Gene encounters. The entire fight was fanservice galore.

Web Comic
  • Being a BDSM-themed comic, Sunstone has this as part of the game for Ally and Lisa.

Western Animation
  • In the American Dad! episode "The Missing Kink", after Francine objects to Stan spanking Steve, Stan spanks her to demonstrate that spanking is harmless. She ends up finding it to be a turn-on.

Community Feedback Replies: 22
  • September 13, 2013
    DAN004
    For Comedic Spanking:
    • In Crash Twinsanity, in some sections of the levels Crash and Cortex will turn into a Big Ball Of Violence which you have to control by yourself. If you leave them be, the Idle Animation will show one of them having an advantage, one of them being Cortex... spanking Crash.

    For Fanservice Spanking (dunno if this counts though)
    • In God Hand, when after you managed to dizzy a female Mook, Gene can have an option of spanking them multiple times For Massive Damage.
  • September 13, 2013
    TwoGunAngel
    @DAN 004: It's also the best way to deal with Shannon from that same game. Considering that entire fight was fanservice galore...yeah.
  • September 13, 2013
    paycheckgurl
    Played with in an episode of The Big Bang Theory. Sheldon sees spanking as being a traditional punishment and inflicts it on his girlfriend as such. His girlfriend, (and by extension, the audience), is less native and consider it a kinky adult activity. She very much considered her spanking Unishment.
    Sheldon: Excuse me! You're not supposed to be enjoying this!
    Amy: Then maybe you should spank me harder.
    Sheldon: Maybe I will!

  • September 13, 2013
    Chabal2
    Midsomer Murders has an episode where three women offer specific roleplaying sex scenarios, one of which involves the woman finding the guy in her stables and deciding to punish the thief then and there with her riding crop. Crosses over with Funny Moments when Barnaby finds a client while holding the crop. The client, unaware the dominatrix is unavailable due to the murder investigation, sees nothing wrong and bends over, giggling all the while.
  • September 13, 2013
    XFllo
    Please feel free to edit your examples right into the draft.

    I forgot to add the overlapping examples.

    Examples where fanservice and comedy overlap

    Live Action TV
    • Scrubs has a whole lot of spanking going on. J.D. spanking Turk. Turk spanking J.D. Turk spanking Elliot. Elliot spanking J.D. Various characters spanking themselves. You name it. In fact, the only main character who hasn't been a spanker or a spankee is The Janitor.
      Elliot: Harder, dammit! I've been bad.
    • In one episode of The Big Bang Theory, Sheldon spanks Amy for Playing Sick for longer than she actually just so he'd take care of her. Sheldon, being Sheldon, is completely oblivious to the sexual undertones of it, while Amy is completely enjoying it.

    Theater
    • Kiss Me Kate, based on The Taming Of The Shrewnote . Kate being unable to sit down afterwards is a Running Gag extending well into the second act.

    Western Animation

  • September 13, 2013
    captainpat
    I'm not seeing the fanservice part in most of these examples. Just a bunch of "so-and-so spanked so-and-so".

  • September 13, 2013
    XFllo
    ^ @ captainpat: That's the problem. Some of the examples are written in a way it's hard to say. But neither should it be too explicit as it could get too lewd.

    However, if an adult lady is spanked, it tends to have sexual undertones. See the trope repair shop discussion.

    Examples of parents disciplining their kids are NOT examples of this trope. Your example should not be added because it sexualizes children. I don't know how old the girl is, but the context of her father spanking her is inappropriate. I think. In the discussion it was suggested that belongs to Dont Make Me Take My Belt Off.

    @ DAN 004 (and Two Gun Angel): Pretty please, write your examples here as if you would edit the wiki. It's hard to correct all mark-up and keep checking what medium an example is, which folder it belongs to and what is the Space Name.
  • September 13, 2013
    captainpat
    ^ The character in question is a 16 and it was definitely played for fanservice hence the Male Gaze pothole.

    If you ask me the fanservice part of this trope usually comes in the form of Male Gaze since this is usually used as an excuse to focus on a character's (often bare) butt.

  • September 14, 2013
    XFllo
    ^ This will be probably for mods to sort out. The word seemed pretty straightforward — no chuldren and parent-child discipline for this trope.
  • September 14, 2013
    DAN004
    @ X Fllo: So what, this is Up For Grabs already?
  • September 14, 2013
    randomsurfer
    Removed the following example from the list because it's not "Kinky", pasting it here for history:
    • Archie Comics has a particularly bizarre example. Veronica wants to take her father to a father-daughter dance, but he's unavailable. Hilarity Ensues when she gets Archie to fill in for him (in a surprisingly good disguise), and he overacts the part, annoying Veronica all evening. Towards the end Mr. Lodge shows up at the dance, replacing Archie without Veronica's knowledge. She acts disrespectful towards him, thinking he's still Archie. So he spanks her. She thinks it's her peer Archie spanking her, but it's actually her father, making it also a case of Dont Make Me Take My Belt Off. In reprint, this was changed to putting her in a corner for time out.

  • September 14, 2013
    XFllo
    ^^ @ DAN 004: No, why would it be? Did anyone tag it? I'm willing to take care if it. The reason I opened it because the TRS was moving nowhere. I just prefer if others edit the draft directly.

    ^ @randomsurfer: Yes, that's a weird one. So what's that supposed to be, funny? As in comedic spanking? I've never read the comics. It's definitely not kinky in-verse for the characters, but might be kinky and fanservice-y for the audience.
  • September 19, 2013
    Melkior
    When I first saw the trope name for Spank The Cutie, I immediately thought that it was a trope about The Woobie being unfairly punished as a plot point. A few scenes from Shirley Temple's movies come to mind.
  • September 22, 2013
    XFllo
    ^ I see your point, Melkior, and I know you said that in TRS at least twice. You may start a separate YKTTW :-) I myself think that's covered by Dont Make Me Take My Belt Off.

    This draft covers spanking adults for Fanservice, and is either kinky in-universe or kinky for the audience. Spanking of kids is out of the question, due to our 5P policy.
  • October 6, 2013
    AgProv
    Fan Fiction
    • In Slipping Between Worlds, Assassin school teacher Miss Alice Band is forced, most reluctantly no doubt, to deliver a stern spanking to former pupil Jocasta Wiggs (who has disobeyed instructions). As this is a part of their Mentor Ship relationship, Jocasta does not protest too much and in fact encourages her.
  • October 17, 2013
    Duncan
    • Attempted in an episode of the American Queer As Folk, but Brian and Justin quickly decide it's just silly.
  • October 17, 2013
    XFllo
    What's needed for this draft to get hats?

    There are examples, the split was decided in TRS and its name was chosen in a crowner. Does the description suck? If so, anybody can suggests improvements. I'm willing to work on the launch, but honestly it's getting tiring.
  • October 17, 2013
    AmyGdala
    You'll have to change the definition or change the examples. Because right now, it's not about spanking as fanservice. It's about kinky spanking, sexualized spanking. It turns on the characters, but it's not exploited for the audience's pleasure, and it's often not even directly portrayed at all.

    "Sexual" is not the same as "fanservice."
  • October 18, 2013
    XFllo
    ^ Then suggests re-write, please. I tried to incorporate things from the TRS discussion and I'm not sure I understand what you intended this trope to be, regarding the definition and examples. (My understanding of the TRS discussion was that kinky and sexualized spanking will be often played for fanservice and that it will overlap. If that's inaccurate, then I either misunderstood what was intended and I can only say mea culpa. Or the whole discussion was off.)

    BTW, there is also a comment here that the fanservice is not obvious from the write-ups, but it was suggested they are too gushy in the TRS. They were mostly taken from the page Spank The Cutie.
  • October 18, 2013
    azul120
    • In the American Dad episode "The Missing Kink", after Francine objects to Stan spanking Steve, Stan spanks her to demonstrate that spanking is harmless. She ends up finding it to be a turn-on.
  • October 18, 2013
    XFllo
    I think you can now edit the sandbox, not add examples here. :-)
  • March 31, 2015
    AgProv
    how's this for a page image? And out of something as squeaky-clean and all-American as "Superman". And from the 1950's, too.... lois Lane, standing up because she cannot sit down.

    The context to this WTF-moment is here:
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/discussion.php?id=zhy7e9se7t493j5ejtroonjw