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->''"You get used to it. I don't even see the code. All I see is blonde, brunette, redhead..."''
-->-- '''[[TropeNamers Cypher]]''', ''Film/TheMatrix''

The hair equivalent to vanilla, chocolate and strawberry or Yellow, Blue, and Red. The trope is strictly for visual appeal; [[Literature/HowNotToWriteANovel they are not personality types]].

Sometimes, they're heroes. Sometimes, they're friends. Sometimes, they're [[BettyAndVeronica contenders]], [[ThirdOptionLoveInterest vying]] for the same love interest. Whatever the details, they're proof that Central Casting [[RuleOfThree does the math]]: three women, three major hair colors. [[GottaCatchEmAll Collect the full set]]. This trope was inspired -- or at least made famous -- by TheAndrewsSisters, a GirlGroup from the 1940s who were famous for entertaining American troops during UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo. Their diversity of hair colors was probably due to their half-Norwegian, half-Greek ancestry, an interesting ethnic mix in those days.

Strictly speaking, these women need not have the exact Clairol hues of blonde, brown/black, and red, particularly when [[HairColorDissonance stepping away from]] [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair the natural spectrum]]. The blonde will have the lightest hair, the brunette the darkest and the redhead will have a distinct moderate shade -- all for instant sight recognition.

Sometimes, a TokenMinority may either replace the Caucasian brunette or stand beside her. The latter case can match the FourGirlEnsemble: the SassyBlackWoman, the Blonde ([[HairOfGoldHeartOfGold sweet]] or [[DumbBlonde dumb]]), the BrainyBrunette, and the FieryRedhead. Contrast PlentyOfBlondes.

See also ChromaticArrangement, PowerTrio, TheThreeFacesOfEve, TheHecateSisters and BeautyBrainsAndBrawn.
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[[folder:Advertising]]
* An ad for budget airline German Wings has three air hostesses. Guess what their hair colors are.
* An old ad for hair dye kicks off with a set of not-yet-born triplets fantasizing about what hair colors they will come out with. One looks forward to being a blonde, another to being a ravenhead, and the last to being a redhead. Sadly, they're all born with [[UnfortunateImplications boring old brown]], which is where the dye comes in when the girls are older.
* An advert for Heineken had a Blonde, Brunette and Redhead sitting in a drinking establishment, along with a trio of priest, minister and rabbi; and a man with a duck under his arm. The claim was that the beer was "the real reason they all walked into a bar." [[DumbBlonde The Blonde doesn't get it]].
* An ad for Heineken (I think; definitely a very green-tinted commercial) had a {{fembot}} that not only dispensed beer but also had two other fembots inside of her, the "original" being blonde and the two "copies" being a brunette and a redhead.
* The main focus of a Fiat 500 commercial revolves around three women, a blonde, a brunette, and a redhead.
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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* Fate, Hayate and Nanoha from ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha''.
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':
** Ino, Hinata and Sakura are sometimes grouped this way.
** Ino, Shikamaru and Choji, although Choji's hair is more reddish-brown. It's played totally straight with [[GenerationXerox their dads]], though.
** Odd varation in Sasuke's group: [[color:purple:Suigetsu]] (white hair aside), [[color:red:Karin]] and [[color:orange:Juugo]].
** Naruto, Sasuke and Gaara are also sometimes grouped this way.
** The Sand Siblings: Temari, Kankorou and Gaara respectively.
** Lest we forget Team 7: Naruto, Sasuke/Sai and Sakura.
* Hikari (Blonde), Honoka (Brunette) and Nagisa (Redhead) in ''Anime/FutariWaPrettyCure [=MaX=] Heart''.
* Love, Miki and Inori in ''Anime/FreshPrettyCure'' can also count if Miki's [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair purplish-blue hair]] counts as stylized black hair.

* In ''YesPrettyCure5'' has (excluding Nozomi and Komachi) Urara (blonde), Karen ([[YouGottaHaveBlueHair bluish-haired brunette]]) and Rin (redhead). Also from the same series, Nuts (blonde), Coco (brunette) and Syrup (redhead) in their human forms may count as a male example.
* Tsubomi Hanasaki (a Scarlet/Dark Pink/Fuschia-ish Redhead, who is technically a RoseHairedSweetie in both in her civilian and Cure form), Erika Kurumi (Dark Blue Brunette) and Itsuku Myoudouin (Sandy Blonde) from Anime/HeartcatchPrettyCure count.
* Don't forget Hibiki (redhead), Kanade (dark blonde) and Ellen (dark purple brunette) from Anime/SuitePrettyCure.
* Akane Hino (Redhead), Yayoi Kise (Blonde), and Reika Aoki ([[YouGottaHaveBlueHair Blue-ish Brunette]]) (excluding Miyuki Hoshizora and Nao Midorkawa) from Anime/SmilePrettyCure technically count after Anime/YesPrettyCure5.
* Tomari, Yasuna and Hazumu in ''Manga/KashimashiGirlMeetsGirl''.
* The Starlights in ''Anime/SailorMoon'' have white, black and brown hair, but still fit the trope. Or white, navy and brown in the [[Manga/SailorMoon manga]].
* Michelle, Maggie and Anita from ''Anime/RODTheTV''.
* Shiho (white hair), Aoi (brunette) and Kaoru (redhead), respectively, from ''Manga/ZettaiKarenChildren''.
* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'':
** In the 10th opening, [[ActionGirl Rukia]] (brunette), [[BarrierWarrior Orihime]] ([[HeroesWantRedHeads orangish-red hair]]) and Rangiku (blonde in the manga, but [[AdaptationDyeJob strawberry blonde in the anime]]) fit this trope.
** Also fitting this trope (in a gender-flipped version) are Izuru Kira, Shuuhei Hisagi and Renji Abarai.
** And, of course, Ichigo, Ishida and Renji could count.
* The titular Axis from ''Manga/AxisPowersHetalia'', Germany, Japan and Italy, are a gender-flipped version, moreso in the anime where [[AdaptationDyeJob Italy's hair is a more auburn shade]]. Interestingly (and obviously), this also overlaps with PhenotypeStereotype - Germany is blonde, Japan is black-haired, and Italy has a more moderate shade of brown.
* Karinka, Saki and Kurumi (pink hair could count as red in this context) from ''Anime/SteelAngelKurumi''.
* From ''Manga/MagicKnightRayearth'', we have Fuu, who is your typical anime blonde, Hikaru, who is [[HairColorDissonance literally REDheaded]] and Umi, who fills the role of the brunette, but due the YouGottaHaveBlueHair trope, she has...[[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment blue hair]]! You can also count blonde Emeraude, brunette Presea and redhead Caldina (ok, so hers is more like pink).
* From ''Manga/RoseOfVersailles'', Oscar is blonde, Rosalie has dark blonde hair in the anime and brown hair in the movie and thus counts as the brunette and Marie Antoinette is often accused by Mme. [=DuBarry=] of having red hair, so she can be the redhead.
* In ''Anime/HimeChenOtogiChikkuIdolLilpri'', we have the main trio of Ringo (pink, which can count as red like with Kurumi above), Leila (blonde) and Natsuki (purple, which can count as stylized black hair).
* ''Anime/YuGiOh'':
** [[MsFanservice Mai]] (Blonde), [[{{Shorttank}} Tea]] (Brunette) and [[TheIngenue Serenity]] (Redhead).
** There's at least one per series: ''[[Anime/YuGiOhGX GX]]'' had [[ActionGirl Asuka/Alexis]] (blonde), [[LoveFreak Rei/Blair]] (brunette), [[HelloNurse Ayukawa/Fontaine]] (redhead).
** ''[[Anime/YuGiOh5Ds 5Ds]]'' even one-upped the previous two with ''two'' sets:
*** [[WellIntentionedExtremist Sherry]] (Blonde), [[IntrepidReporter Carly]] (Brunette), [[HeroesWantRedheads Aki/Akiza]] (Redhead)
*** Gender-flipped: [[MemeticBadass Jack]] (Blonde), [[MagneticHero Yusei]] (Brunette with Blonde streaks), [[SixthRanger Crow]] (carrot-top Redhead).
** In addition to the in-series examples, [[Anime/YuGiOh Anzu/Tea]], [[Anime/YuGiOhGX Asuka/Alexis]] and [[Anime/YuGiOh5Ds Aki/Akiza]] are a cross series example, albeit with the brunette coming first.
* Yutaka and her classmates from ''Anime/LuckyStar'' could fit this, with the pink-hair Yutaka (the redhead), blonde Patty and black-haired Hiyori, with Minami as the odd girl out with her green hair. Or one could count it as being that Minami's classmates are a blonde, brunette and redhead...
* The three heroines of ''Amuri in Star Ocean''. Amuri is the brunette, Perrier is the blonde and Suzu is the redhead.
* The model trio of [[AnnoyingYoungerSibling Kirino]], [[BitchInSheepsClothing Ayase]] and [[{{Lolicon}} Kanako]] in ''LightNovel/OreNoImoutoGaKonnaNiKawaiiWakeGaNai''.
* The '''White Base'' girls' (Sayla, Mirai and Frau) of ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam''.
* In ''Anime/DemashitaPowerpuffGirlsZ'', the main characters.
* Cho Hakkai, Genjo Sanzo and Sha Gojyo are the main characters in ''Manga/{{Saiyuki}}'', who each respectively have brown, blonde and red hair. Then, simply throw Son Goku into the mix for a distinction between light brown and dark brown.
* An interesting variation in ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}'': Lina ([[FieryRedhead red]]), Gourry ([[DumbBlonde blonde]]) and Amelia (black with stylized purple highlights). The chimera Zelgadis has [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair light purple hair]], but WordOfGod allegedly put his human hair color as a [[BrainyBrunette dark brown]], despite an anime flashback having his human hair color the same shade of purple his chimeric hair is.
* Erstin, Nina and Arika in ''Anime/{{Mai-Otome}}''.
* ''Manga/FairyTail'':
** Played with concerning the S-Class Mage; first, it's Laxus (blonde), Mystogan (blue) and Erza (redhead). Then, Mirajane (white), Gildartz (brownish) and Erza (redhead).
** Also, there Lucy (blonde), Wendy (blue) and, again, Erza (redhead).
** At a point when Erza is out of the picture, Lucy and Wendy team up with another redhead, Flare, to take down some opponents. The chapter is appropriately titled "Red, Blue, Blond, Fight!".
* Luca (Redhead), Nina (Blonde) and Casca (Brunette) in ''Manga/{{Berserk}}''. They're also the ThreeFacesOfEve.
* ''[[Anime/AnoHanaTheFlowerWeSawThatDay Ano Hana]]'' features CuteGhostGirl Menma (blonde), DefrostingIceQueen Tsuruko (brunette) and GirlNextDoor[=/=]{{Tsundere}} Anaru (redhead).
* ''{{Tsuritama}}'', we have Haru, Natsuki and Yuki.
* Gintoki, Kagura and Shinpachi from ''Manga/{{Gintama}}''.
* Matt, Tai and Izzy from ''Anime/DigimonAdventure''.
* The three villains in ''{{Gankutsuou}}'', at least when they were young - de Villefort (blond), Fernand (brunette) and Danglars (redhead).
* ''Anime/CodeGeass'' has the three female members of the student council at the beginning of the series - [[CoolBigSis Milly]] (blonde), [[ShrinkingViolet Nina]] (brunette), and [[PluckyGirl Shirley]] (redhead).
* The three main girls in ''Manga/{{Yuyushiki}}'' falls into this trope: Yui (blonde), Yukari (brunette) and Yuzuko (redhead).
* The three main characters of ''Manga/DeathNote'' are this, albeit not all female: [[MadLove Misa]] is blonde (and most certainly the [[TheDitz dumb]] one), [[SympatheticInspectorAntagonist L]] has black hair (and he's certainly [[AwesomenessByAnalysis brainy]]), and [[VillainProtagonist Light]] is a redhead (and, well, "fiery" is [[AxCrazy one]] [[LaughingMad word]] [[BlackAndWhiteInsanity for]] [[LightIsNotGood him]]).
* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. Of the three pilots, [[ThisLoserIsYou Shinji]] (who is male) is the brunette, [[{{Jerkass}} Asuka]] is the redhead, and [[CreepyChild Rei]]... has white hair, which makes her the "blonde". ''Anime/RebuildOfEvangelion'' adds Mari (brunette), making it a traditional all-female trio.
* ''Manga/KyouNoCerberus'' has [[{{Hellhound}} Cerberus']] human three selves have different hair colors depending on who is in control: #2 Shirogane has white blonde hair, #1 Kuro has black hair, and #3 Roze has pink hair.
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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* The ''ComicBook/GothamCitySirens'', composed of female ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' villains: ComicBook/HarleyQuinn (Blonde), ComicBook/{{Catwoman}} (Brunette) and Poison Ivy (Redhead).
** Counting the ''InjusticeGodsAmongUs'' videogame tie-in comic Harley herself is also [[MulticoloredHair redhead and brunette]] (although none of these is her real hair color).
* The female members of ''ComicBook/{{Nextwave}}'': Tabby Smith (Blonde), Monica Rambeau (Brunette and Black) and Elsa Bloodstone (Redhead).
* Blanche, Neyrelle and Carmine in ''Les Compagnons du crépuscule''.
* ''ArchieComics'' loves this trope:
** [[ThirdOptionLoveInterest Cheryl Blossom]] rounds out the set with BettyAndVeronica.
** The ''ComicBook/KatyKeene'' series had Gloria, Katy and Lucki.
** ''JosieAndThePussycats'' was originally ''She's Josie'' with Melody, Pepper and Josie, before Valerie replaced [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome Pepper]].
** Plus many one-time trios.
* Karine, Jenny and Vicky in ''Les Nombrils''.
* Julie, Alia and Luce in ''Studio Danse''.
* {{Superman}}'s three major love interests: Cat Grant (blonde), LoisLane (brunette), Lana Lang (usually redheaded).
* Black Canary, Oracle and Huntress in ''Comicbook/BirdsOfPrey''. However, Dinah's actually a brunette and uses hair dye. Black Canary would later leave the team, but [[Comicbook/{{Blackhawk}} Lady Blackhawk]] was still around to fill the blonde role.
* The original {{Supergirl}} (Kara Zor-el), ComicBook/{{Batgirl}} (Barbara Gordon) and WonderGirl (Donna Troy) were an example of this trope.
* The three Batgirls so far have been [[ComicBook/{{Batgirl 2009}} Stephanie Brown]] (blonde), [[ComicBook/{{Batgirl 2000}} Cassandra Cain]] (brunette and a minority) and Barbara Gordon (redhead). They were also the three major female characters in Cassandra Cain's ''ComicBook/{{Batgirl| 2000}}'' series.
* Roy Thomas has stated that when introducing the character of Comicbook/RedSonja into the ''ComicBook/ConanTheBarbarian'' comics, he created a redhead because the two other major women in Conan's life were Bêlit (a brunette) and Valeria (a blonde).
* ''MillieTheModel'' had the Hanover Agency's three top models: Millie, Toni and [[FieryRedhead Chili]].
* ''ComicBook/LostGirls'' by Creator/AlanMoore. Literature/{{Alice| In Wonderland}} is the blonde (well, white-haired, but she was blonde as a girl), [[PeterPan Wendy]] the brunette and [[Literature/TheWonderfulWizardOfOz Dorothy]] the redhead.
* Male example: The Warriors Three from ''TheMightyThor''. Fandral is the blond, Hogun is the brunet and Volstagg is the redhead.
* ''ComicBook/TheAvengers'': Maria Hill (brunette), Sharon Carter (blonde) and BlackWidow (red)
* ''ElfQuest'' has the trio Murrel, Vurdah and Maleen (Skywise's little harem in Sorrow's End).
* The first three [[ComicBook/TheFlash Flashes]]: Jay Garrick (Brunette), Barry Allen (Blonde) and Wally West (Redhead).
* Comicbook/SpiderMan brunet, and his best friends are red-haired Harry Osborn and blond-haired Flash Thompson. As Spidey, his best friends are red-haired Comicbook/{{Daredevil}} and the blond-haired [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Human Torch]]. And his ''Amazing Friends'' are blond Iceman and red-haired Firestar. Whew.
** His clone [[ComicBook/ScarletSpider Ben Reilly's]] major love interests were red-haired [[SympatheticMurderer Janine/Elizabeth]], black-haired [[YouKilledMyFather Jessica]], and blonde [[UptownGirl Desiree]]. Guess it's genetic.
** Early on, Peter's three main love interests: Gwen Stacy (blond), Betty Brant (brunette) and Mary Jane (redhead).
* The Witches Jennifer Kale (blonde), Topaz (brunette) and Satana (redhead).
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[[folder:Comic Strips]]
* The three main characters in long-running soap comic ''ComicStrip/ApartmentThreeG''. While blonde Lu Ann [[DumbBlonde plays to the stereotype]], redhead Tommie and brunette Margo seem to have swapped theirs.
* ComicStrip/{{Luann}} (straight-haired blonde), Bernice (curly/frizzy-haired light-brown brunette) and Delta (short black-haired token minority).
* [[ComicStrip/SallyForthHoward Sally Forth's]] daughter (brainy blonde) and her two friends (troubled brunette and ditzy redhead).
* The classic ''ComicStrip/FlashGordon'' newspaper serial comic has had several major female leads, so it's not surprising that this trope would eventually come into play. In the "golden age" of the strip, as drawn by creator Alex Raymond, the women who best fit the trope are Flash's requisite LoveInterest Dale Arden (who has black hair), Queen Fria of Frigia (a blonde) and Queen Desira of Tropica (a redhead). There's also Queen Undina of Coralia, who has long dark tresses similar to Dale's. (In case you haven't figured it out yet, the planet Mongo has [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters Loads and Loads of Royalty]].) Princess Aura is a bit harder to pin down, as she started out with red hair ([[YellowPeril plus yellow skin and pointy ears]]), but later underwent ArtEvolution and [[UnfortunateImplications became a blonde with Caucasian features, right around the same time she rebelled against her father's evil regime and joined Flash's band of good guys]]. (And while we're on the subject of hair, Fria's hair buns were copied rather shamelessly by George Lucas for Princess Leia's hairstyle in ''Franchise/StarWars''.)
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[[folder:Fanfiction]]
* ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'': England is blond, and when [[SailorEarth fans create OCs representing his siblings,]] they'll usually do this trope. The directions very. Some follow [[PhenotypeStereotype the basic stereotype]], with Wales a brunet and Scotland a redhead. However, it's just as common to make Wales a blond, for the gag of him getting mistaken/interchanged with England a la America and Canada. In this case, the three major Celtic countries will usually form this trio, most often when Scotland is a brunet because the fan wants to reserve the red hair for the Irelands, or when they make Ireland a brunet/te (both male and female Ireland have been considered by the author) and keep Scotland a redhead if they prefer the slight statistical differences over stereotypes.
* ''{{Disney/Frozen}}'' fanfic ''FanFic/ASnowflakeInSpring'' has redheaded Anna and blonde Elsa as its main characters. The character who receives the most focus after them is ''{{Disney/Hercules}}''' Megara, a brunette. The trope is played more loosely than most cases, however: apart from being attracted to Anna, Meg and Elsa have no connection to one another, and have only been in the same room together once.
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[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* Cinderella, Drizella and Anastasia from Disney's ''Disney/{{Cinderella}}''. Interestingly, by the sequel the one that's evil is the brunette.
* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'': Ariel is a redhead while her six older sisters fill in the blonde and brunette qualifications, plus Ursala who has white hair in her normal form and dark brown hair as "Vanessa".
* Disney Princesses merchandise tends to have this setup, with Cinderella/[[Disney/SleepingBeauty Aurora]]/[[WesternAnimation/{{Tangled}} Rapunzel]] in the blonde spot, Disney/{{Snow White|And The Seven Dwarfs}}/[[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast Belle]]/[[Disney/{{Aladdin}} Jasmine]]/[[Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog Tiana]] as the brunette, and Ariel as the redhead (now joined by [[WesternAnimation/{{Brave}} Merida]]).
* Captain Amelia and Delbert Doppler's daughters from ''Disney/TreasurePlanet''.
* [[TheDragon Mirage]], [[{{Invisibility}} Vio]][[BarrierWarrior let]] (or [[GadgeteerGenius Edna]] [[MadScientist Mode]] if you're only counting adult women) and [[RubberMan Elastigirl/Helen]] from ''TheIncredibles''. Note that if you exclude the criterion of a uniform gender, the Parr kids - Dash, Violet and Jack-Jack - also follow this pattern.
** For the guys there's [[MadeOfIron Mr. Incredible]], [[AnIcePerson Fro]][[TokenMinority zone]], and [[GadgeteerGenius Synd]][[EvilRedhead rome]].
* Ms. Forcible, WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}} and Ms. Spink count, although Coraline is more of a [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair bluenette]].
** Also, the Other Ms. Forcible, the Other Mother, and the Other Ms. Spink.
* Edith, Margo, and Agnes (although she has black hair and a red headband) from ''WesternAnimation/DespicableMe''.
** Later, Edith (blonde), Margo and Agnes (brunettes), and Lucy (redhead) in the [[WesternAnimation/DespicableMe2 sequel]].
* In ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'', Naveen sings about having a redhead and brunette on each arm with "a blonde or two to hold the candles" while surrounded by butterflies in the corresponding colors. Of course, he ends up falling for the African American Tiana. The trio of bimbettes that follows him around also fits this trope.
* The three princesses in ''Fehérlófia'' (''Animation/SonOfTheWhiteHorse'').
* Rita, Gina and Sofia, the three youngest princesses in ''WesternAnimation/BarbieAsTheIslandPrincess''.
* In the oft-compared half-animated films ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'' and ''Film/CoolWorld'', we have these three in the animated female leads: Holli Would (blonde), Lonette (brunette) and Jessica Rabbit (redhead). However, Lonette is the more dull one, Holli is sassy and Jessica was the smart one.
* In ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'': Elsa, her mother, and Anna.
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[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* The three anti-heroines of ''{{Bachelorette}}'' (imagine ''BridesMaids'' if the 'maids were bitter and jealous of the bride for finding a hot husband despite being fatter and having less fashion sense then them): type-A blonde (Kirsten Dunst), redheaded party girl/sex maniac (Isla Fischer, evidently the go-to gal for this trope), and mousy/brainy-looking brunette (Lizzy Caplan).
* ''Film/BatmanReturns'': There are three female criminals in the Penguin's gang. The Poodle Lady is light blonde, the Snake Woman has fiery red/orange hair, and the Knifethrower Dame never shows her hair but dresses like a Native American, so it's easy to imagine the hair being black.
* The Van Waldenberg siblings in ''Film/BladesOfGlory'' (TwoGirlsAndAGuy).
* In ''Film/TheCallbackQueen'', Luci (blonde), Joanne (brunette) and Kate (redhead).
* ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'' features Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow (redhead), Sharon Carter/Agent 13 (blonde), and Maria Hill (brunette).
** The TwoGuysAndAGirl version: Steve Rogers (blond), Natasha (redhead), and Sam Wilson (black).
* Wendy's aunts in ''[[CasperTheFriendlyGhost Casper Meets Wendy]]''.
* The recent ''Series/CharliesAngels'' movies star Cameron Diaz (blonde), Creator/LucyLiu (brunette) and Creator/DrewBarrymore (redhead).
* ''Film/{{Death Becomes Her}}'' has a TwoGirlsAndAGuy version, with Madeleine (blonde), Helen (redhead) and Ernest (brunette).
* ''Film/DefinitelyMaybe'', as a bonus, has ColorCodedCharacters with Emily (the DumbBlonde), Summer (the BrainyBrunette) and April (the FieryRedhead).
* Interesting twist in the 1960s pastiche ''DownWithLove'': Barbara Novak, the main character, spends most of the film a blonde, but [[spoiler:in the Big Reveal towards the end, she reveals that she had fallen in love with ChivalrousPervert Catcher Block, but he didn't notice her because she was a mousy brunette secretary, so she [[BatmanGambit reinvented herself as a sassy blonde feminist writer to get his attention]], but in the end, she dyes her hair red so she's "in between" the mousy brunette and the sassy blonde.]]
* Linda, Shelly and Cheryl in ''Franchise/EvilDead''.
* Kelly, Heather and Bridget in ''TheFinal''.
* The three {{alpha bitch}}es of ''Film/{{GBF}}'': the blonde Fawcett, the brunette Caprice, and the redheaded 'Shley.
* The girls in the film version of ''Film/{{Godspell}}'': Robin (blonde), Joanne (brunette), Lynne (African-American), and Katie and Gilmer (redheads).
** Interestingly, Gilmer is introduced wearing a blonde wig (she's an aspiring model on her way to an agency). When she is called, she yanks it off, revealing her gorgeous auburn hair.
* [[ObfuscatingStupidity Seemingly ditzy]] blonde Daisy, [[JerkAss cool-hearted]] brunette Jordan, and FieryRedhead Myrtle (Isla Fischer ''again'') in the 2013 film version of ''Film/TheGreatGatsby''.
* Amber, Tracy and Penny in ''Film/{{Hairspray}}'' and all its adaptations.
* In ''Heartbreakers'', Sigourney Weaver (Max) and Jennifer Love Hewitt (Paige) each switch between all three for each of the different people their characters impersonate. Both are brunettes as themselves, Max is redhead as "Olga" and blonde as "Angela" while Paige is redhead as "Wendy" and blonde as "Allison".
* The Sanderson Sisters in ''Film/HocusPocus''.
* The three go-go dancing stewardesses on Tony Stark's private jet in ''Film/IronMan''
* Peter Jackson's [[Film/LordOfTheRings Middle]]-[[Film/TheHobbit Earth]] film-verse has Arwen (brunette), Tauriel (redhead), Galadriel and Éowyn (blonde). The background elves follow a similar pattern with the elves of Lothlorien being blonde or silver-haired, the elves of Rivendell are mostly brunette, and the Silvan elves of Mirkwood being red-haired.
** There's also a couple of male versions - the three hunters: Legolas (blonde), Aragorn (brunette), and Gimli (redhead); and the four Hobbits: the fairly strawberry blond Sam and Merry, the dark brunette Frodo, and the lighter golden brunette Pippin.
* ''AKnightsTale'' has the three squires of blond William Thatcher, fat but loyal brunette Roland and violent young redhead Wat.
* Iris and her friends in ''The Lady Vanishes'' are a rare pre-War and black-and-white example.
* Period Drama ''Liberty Heights'' presents a male version of this trope, with the blond Ben and his two brunet and redheaded best friends (plus, they're all Jewish).
* Upon Cady (redhead) joining [[GirlPosse The Plastics]] in ''Film/MeanGirls'', she completes this with Regina and Karen (blondes) and Gretchen (brunette). Later when Regina leaves the group, they become the perfect trio.
* Cheryl "Rhode Island", Grace Hart, and Mary Jo "Texas", the three finalists in ''Film/MissCongeniality''.
* In the ''Film/JamesBond'' spoof ''OurManFlint'', the protagonist has live-in "playmates", one of each hair color. (Actually, there are two brunettes, one being Asian).
* The Bellas in ''PitchPerfect'': brunettes Beca, Stacie, Cynthia Rose and Lilly; blondes Aubrey and Fat Amy, and redhead Chloe.
** Technically, Cynthia-Rose dyes her hair [[DarkSkinnedRedhead red]].
* The ''Pleasure Seekers'', a remake of ''Three Coins in a Fountain'' set in Spain, stars Ann-Margaret (redhead), Carol Lynley (blonde) and Pamela Tiffen (brunette).
* In the Film/ScoobyDoo movie from 2002, we have the addition of Mary Jane, played by Isla Fisher, a blond, and of course, Velma (Brunette) and Daphne (Redhead). They do fulfill the traditional roles somewhat - Mary Jane is a little spacey (though more innocent than actually stupid), Velma is the brains and Daphne is really sassy in this version. Interestingly Daphne was more the dimwit in the show. If one swaps Mary Jane for Fred, then you get the DumbBlonde.
* The Andy Sidaris movies ''Guns'', ''Do or Die'' and ''Hard Hunted'' feature heroines Donna Hamilton (blonde), Nicole Justin (brunette) and Edy Stark (redhead). The actresses who played the characters (Dona Speir, Roberta Vasquez and Cynthia Brimhall, respectively) are all Magazine/{{Playboy}} Playmates.
* ''Film/SinginInTheRain'' has a TwoGuysAndAGirl version with brunet Don, blonde Kathy, and redhead Cosmo.
* The Lilim in ''Film/{{Stardust}}''.
* The 2007 film version of ''Film/SweeneyToddTheDemonBarberOfFleetStreet'' had the BedlamHouse separate its female patients into three groups: blondes, brunettes and redheads. {{Justified|Trope}} in that it was run by a wigmaker who used their hair to make wigs.
* The 1932 film ''Three Wise Girls'' is in black and white, but according to the poster one is brunette, one redheaded, and the third (played by JeanHarlow) is blonde.
* James (blonde), Laurent (brunet) and Victoria (redhead) in the film version of ''Literature/{{Twilight}}''. In the books, James is described as having brown hair that is buzzed short, rather than blonde hair in a ponytail. Esme (redhead), Alice (brunette) and Rosalie (blonde) also qualify.
* Dracula's "brides" are this way in ''Film/VanHelsing'' and probably in other adaptations as well. In the Original, there was only the blonde and two brunettes.
* The Cleary sisters in ''Film/WeddingCrashers''. Claire fits the BrainyBrunette bill, yet Gloria isn't so much a FieryRedhead as ''completely insane'' whilst the third, blonde sister doesn't come across as dumb, just vain.
* The three girlfriends of the Jets in ''Film/WestSideStory'': Riff's girlfriend, Graziella (redhead), Ice's girl, Velma (blonde) and another girl, a brunette.
* Michelle Pfeiffer (blonde), Music/{{Cher}} (brunette) and Susan Sarandon (redhead) in ''Franchise/TheWitchesOfEastwick''.
* The movie ''Film/{{Xanadu}}'' has a song, Dancin'. There is a trio of female singers with blond, red and brown hair.
* Mystique from the ''Film/XMen'' films loves disguising herself as a blond. Her mutant form has red hair. [[spoiler: When de-powered, she has [[MeaningfulName raven]] hair.]]
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* In Shannon Hale's ''Literature/BooksOfBayern'' series, Isi is the blonde, Enna is the brunette (actually, her hair is jet black) and Dasha is the redhead. With the addition of Rin, it becomes 'blonde, brunette, redhead and black hair'
* In Charles Ogden's ''Literature/EdgarAndEllen'', Stephanie is the redhead, Cassidy is the blonde and Pepper is the brunette.
* Opal, Jade and Amber respectively play this trope straight in ''Literature/TheProphecyOfTheStones''. The three of them are known as "the Stones" of the prophecy (referring to their [[ThemeNaming namesake magic stones]]).
* In Creator/RobertAHeinlein's ''Literature/StrangerInAStrangeLand'', Jubal Harshaw's secretaries are Anne (blonde), Dorcas (brunette) and Miriam (redhead). Jubal mentions many times that this is exactly the way he wants it. Whenever one of his secretaries leaves his service, he will only hire a replacement with her hair color to keep things evened out.
* OlderThanSteam: Madame d'Aulnoy's FairyTale ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/aulnoy/1892/princessbelleetoile.html Princess Belle-Etoile]]'' features a queen with three daughters. Taken UpToEleven in that they are ''named after their hair colors''. The oldest is a redhead named Roussette, the middle is a brunette [[ShapedLikeItself whose very name is Brunette]], and the youngest is a blonde named Blondine. Blondine is the mother of the title character.
* ''Literature/HarryPotter'':
** Luna, Hermione and Ginny. And true to stereotype, Hermione's a BrainyBrunette, Ginny's a FieryRedhead and while Luna certainly isn't {{dumb| blonde}}, she's definitely [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} a little spacey]]. In the films the main trio is bumped up to this as Emma Watson's hair becomes blonde from the fifth film onwards - making her the Brainy Blonde, Harry the Fiery Brunet and Ron the Dumb Redhead.
** Also the three Black sisters: [[MamaBear Narcissa]] (blonde), [[TheDragon Bellatrix]] (black hair) and [[WhiteSheep Andromeda]] (brown hair).
** Neville (blonde in the books for a masculine version), Harry and Ron.
** In the films, the secondary trio also fits the bill with Neville (brunet), Ginny (redhead) and Luna (blonde).
** The {{Fanon}} grouping of Albus Potter (brunet), Rose Weasley (redhead) and Scorpius Malfoy (blonde) counts also. (Note that Rose's hair color is never stated in the book, though her father is a redhead.)
* From the novelization of ''Film/IronMan'': "One was a blonde, the other a brunette. Stark glanced around, hoping that he could find a worthwhile redhead in order to complete the set..."
* The Adepts at Magic in ''[[Literature/LandOfOz Glinda of Oz]]''.
* ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'':
** The three women Luke describes as the greatest loves of his life: Callista (blonde), Gaeriel (brunette) and Mara (redhead).
** This seems to be something of a trend, as well. Obi-Wan-Kenobi has had three major women in his life: [[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars Duchess Satine Kryze]] (blonde), [[FoeYay Asajj Ventress]] (brunette, thanks to a recent {{Retcon}}) and [[JediApprentice Siri Tachi]] (canonically blonde, but famously dyed her hair red for an undercover operation). [[Series/CharliesAngels Obi's Angels]], [[IncrediblyLamePun anyone?]]
** Ben Skywalker, Luke's son and Obi-Wan's namesake, has officially picked up on this tendency. So far, he's been involved with one canonical love interest (Vestara Khai, brunette), had one off-hand flirtation with another Jedi (Seha Dorvald, redhead) and been the recipient of one really twisted molestation attempt as a part of a Sith plot ( Tahiri Veila, blonde). Hopefully, his options will get a little better with time...
** Jaina and her two would-be sisters-in-law form this with Jaina (brunette), Tahiri (blonde), and Tenel Ka (redhead).
* Yasmine Galenorn's Literature/TheOtherworldSeries has three full sisters with very different hair colors. Camille, the eldest, has black hair, Delilah has sunny blonde hair and Menolly, the youngest, has bright red hair.
* ''The It Girl'' series by Cecily Ziegesar features power trio Callie (blonde), Tinsley (brunette) and Brett (redhead). Newcomer Jenny is also a brunette. Guess which of the three feels most threatened socially and works hardest to try to tear Jenny down (at least to begin with).
* Pauline (blonde), Petrova (brunette) and Posy (redhead) in ''Film/BalletShoes''.
* Emily (redhead), Adriane (brunette) and Kara (blonde) from the ''AvalonWebOfMagic'' series.
* ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'': [[TheChosenOne Rand]]'s three girlfriends (and eventual [[MarryThemAll wives]])- Elayne (blonde), Min (brunette) and Aviendha (redhead).
* In the ''DeepgateCodex'', we have Rachel (blonde), Carnival (black hair), [[TokenMinority Mina]] (brunette) and Alice (redhead).
* ''Literature/CircleOfMagic'': Sandry (light brown), Daja (black) and Tris (redhead). And Briar (boy) is the odd man out.
* Betsy (brunette), Tacy (redhead) and Tib (blonde) in the ''Betsy-Tacy'' books. Plays with the hair types a bit: Tib is definitely not dumb -- she's generally the most sensible and practical of the group and Tacy, far from being fiery, is fun and charming with her friends, but suffers from crippling shyness. Betsy may be brainy in that she's a good writer, but she's generally average at school work. Also somewhat subverted as a cliche in that the three characters are based on three real women, who were a blonde, a brunette and a redhead.
* The Franchise/DoctorWhoExpandedUniverse ''Eighth Doctor Adventures'' feature a blonde (Sam), a redhead (Compassion) and a brunette (Anji, who happens to be of Indian descent) who travel with the Doctor, just none of them at the same time. There's also Trix, who's sort of mousy-blonde but usually wears wigs. And if we were counting the guys, Fitz has dark brown hair and the Doctor's hair is chestnut brown and, if backlit a certain way, looks practically orange, so there would pretty much be two full sets.
* In ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'', Annabeth is a blonde, Thalia has dark hair and Rachel is a redhead. However, Annabeth is [[TheSmartGuy smart]], Rachel is a bit ditzy and Thalia's the one with the fiery temper.
* In the ''Literature/{{Gone}}'' series, the three main girls are Astrid (blonde), Diana (brunette) and Lana (unspecified hair color). However, none of the girls fit any of the blonde stereotypes (such as DumbBlonde). Lana fits the typical redhead personality, but Astrid is [[TheSmartGuy one of the most intelligent characters in the series]], while Diana is a snarky, sarcastic DarkChick.
* On the cover of ''Literature/SavingZoe'', Echo, Janay and Abby are depicted this way. Janay is the blonde, Echo is the brunette and Abby is the "redhead" (which is really more of a dark blonde/strawberry blonde).
* Lestat (blonde), Louis (brunette/jet black) and Armand (redhead/auburn) from ''TheVampireChronicles''.
* The starting premise of Aimee Bender's short story "Off", where the protagonist makes a goal to kiss a blonde, brunette and red-haired man in one night.
* ''Literature/CupcakeDiaries'' is about Katie (a brunette) and her three new friends, Emma (who has blonde hair), Mia (who has black hair) and Alexis (who has reddish hair).
* The boys of the ''Literature/SpyHigh'' series: Ben (blond), Jake (brunet) and Eddie (redhead). For the girls, there's blonde Lori, brunette Cally and Bex; who dyes her hair a variety of bright, unnatural colours, sometimes red.
* The trio of Bess, George and Nancy in the NancyDrew series. True to form, Bess is the ditz, George is the smart, practical, athletic and tomboyish one, while Nancy is the series CanonSue.
* The Hatter sisters from ''Literature/HowlsMovingCastle''. Sophie (redhead), Lettie (brunette) and Martha (blonde).
* Three of the [[Literature/TheChroniclesOfAmber Princesses of Amber]] fit this trope; black haired Deidre who seems to be something of a tomboy, redheaded Fiona, the 'brainy' one and DumbBlonde Flora. The fourth princess, Lewella, has green hair.
* ''Literature/FaeriesOfDreamdark'' has Magpie, a brunette; whose best friend and LoveInterest is Talon, who's blond; and whose childhood OnlyFriend is red-haired Poppy.
* Ce'Nedra, Ariana and Adara from Belgariad.
* Ashley, Lauryn and Holly in ''Literature/{{Snyper}}''.
* The three contenders that was prophesied to overthrow Cersei as queen in ''ASongOfIceAndFire'' have this ensemble: Daenerys Targaryen (blond), Margaery Tyrell (brunette) and Sansa Stark (redhead).
* ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' has a female example with Rosalie (blonde), Alice (brunette) and Esme (redhead) and a male example with Jasper and Carlisle (blond), Emmett (brunet) and Edward (redhead).
* Daniel Gonzalez's ''Ravencraft'' series; Laura Talbot (the werewolf) is a blonde, Lucilla (the vampire) is a redhead and Dr. Abigail Valdemar (zombie) is a brunette.
* The Swensen daughters in the ''Hannah Swensen'' series.
* In the WebSerialNovel ''Literature/CorrespondenceFromTheGoddess'', main characters Lydia and Elana Devin have black and red hair respectively, and when recurring mysterious plotter Rachel Hawkins shows up, she fills in the blonde point of the triangle.
* The three main female characters in the MonsterMash neo-noir ''Literature/CityOfDevils'' follow the pattern. The doppelganger Imogen Verity usually appears blonde, the siren secretary Serendipity Sargasso has black hair (albeit with green highlights), and the witch Hexene Candlemas is a redhead. Additionally, the close harmony group/witch coven the Salem Sisters consist of Hyacinth (blonde), Verbena (brunette), and Lily (redhead).
* A male example in Literature/{{Relativity}}: When Michael (blond) was a teenager, his best friends in school were Tony (brunette) and Andy (redhead).
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* ''Series/EightSimpleRules'' has Cate (brown), Bridget (blonde) and Kerry (red). Paul and Cate's children can also count, with Rory being the brunette. In an interesting case, Bridget and Rory are the DumbBlonde and Dumb Brunette respectively, while Kerry is both a Brainy Redhead and a Fiery Redhead.
* ''Series/AustinAndAlly'': Austin's the blond, Ally and Trish split brunette duties, and Dez is the redhead.
* The three ladies in the main cast of the original ''[[Series/BattlestarGalacticaClassic Battlestar Galactica]]'' - Cassiopeia (lightest), Athena (darkest), Sheba (somewhere in-between) - Serina served as an in-between role before she is killed off and then replaced by Sheba a few episodes later.
** Sheba (again an in-between) is also in a TwoGuysAndAGirl variation with Starbuck (blond) and Apollo (brunette).
** The three women who share visions of the Opera House in [[Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined the re-imagined show]] are Roslin (redhead), Athena (brunette), and Caprica (blonde). Also a TheHecateSisters.
* Dinah, Helena and Barbara in ''Series/BirdsOfPrey''.
* ''TheBorgias'' has the three woman team of Lucrezia, [[BrainyBrunette Vannozza]] and [[HeroesWantRedheads Giulia]].
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'':
** Enforced with the three female leads. When they were cast, all three had the same brownish auburn hair. Alyson Hannigan claims that Joss Whedon said "one of you is going to have to become a redhead" so Alyson volunteered. Sarah Michelle Gellar had brownish hair in season 1 but her appearance got tweaked to look more like a ValleyGirl - thus she became a blonde. Charisma Carpenter says she had blonde highlights in but was convinced to go completely dark to play Cordelia.
** If one allows male participants, the most commonly seen Blonde, Brunet, Redhead trio on ''Buffy'' is Buffy, Willow and Xander. Rather amusingly, the traditional traits associated with each hair color exist in this trio, but [[PaletteSwap palette-swapped]]; Buffy is the Fiery Blonde, Willow is the Brainy Redhead and Xander is the [[BookDumb Dumb]] Brunette.
** A male counterpart has Angel (brunette), Spike (blond) and Oz (redhead).
** Oz is mainly a redhead, but he had also been both blond and brunette.
* ''Series/CharliesAngels''
** During the fifth (and last) season of the original 1970s series, the Angels were Cheryl Ladd (blonde), Jaclyn Smith (brunette) and Tanya Roberts (redhead). The producers had wanted to use this trope since the beginning.
** The 2011 revamp has blonde, brunette and [[TokenMinority African-American]].
* ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' generally averts this since the Halliwells are brunette siblings. In the fifth season finale, when the sisters become [[ItMakesSenseInContext Greek Goddesses]], Phoebe's hair is turned blonde and Paige was a redhead at the time, thus invoking the trope. Phoebe became the Goddess of Love and thus making her [[DumbBlonde a little ditzy]], Paige became the Goddess of War to [[FieryRedhead increase her temper]], while Piper became Goddess of Earth and was thus more [[BrainyBrunette grounded and mature]].
** Paige herself has experimented with all 3 colors. She was brunette in season 4, redhead in season 5, blonde in season 6 and brunette again for the rest of the show.
** The trio of wood nymphs in a season 5 episode. The redhead gets killed off and amusingly enough they pick Paige (who is redhead at this point) to be her replacement.
* Conan (redhead), Andy (blond) and La Bamba (brunette) in ''Series/{{Conan}}''.
* Laurie, Ellie and Jules on ''CougarTown''. True to form, Laurie's a DumbBlonde, Ellie's a FieryRedhead (although she's more of a light brown with reddish highlights) and while Jules isn't exactly brainy, she's smarter and more calm and collected than the other two.
* Susan, Jane and Sally on ''{{Coupling}}''. Jane is the Ditzy Brunette, thus avoiding the usual personality trio. Plus, Sally can't exactly be called the fiery one, nor is Susan a dumb blonde.
* For a good portion of Season 5, ''Series/CriminalMinds'' gave us JJ the blonde, Prentiss the brunette and Garcia, whose hair was red for approximately half a season before she returned to her traditional blonde (additionally, flashbacks reveal Garcia used to be a very un-perky goth with jet-black hair). This is also the hair color scheme of [[spoiler:the [=UnSub's=] doll collection and thus her victims]] in "The Uncanny Valley".
* The leading ladies of three shows in the CSIVerse: Catherine (redhead -- ''[[Series/{{CSI}} Vegas]]''), Calleigh (blonde -- ''[[CSIMiami Miami]]''), Stella and, later, Jo (brunette -- ''[[CSINewYork New York]]'').
** On CSI: Las Vegas, from seasons 5 through seven, they had Sofia (blond), Sara (brunette) and Catherine (redhead). Also in Season 12 we had Morgan as the blond, with the other two girls still fulfilling their roles.
* ''DesperateHousewives'':
** The 4-girl version with Lynette (blonde), Susan (brunette), Gabby (the Latina) and Bree (redhead).
** Their children sort of do this too, but change the combination: Bree's kids are brunettes, Lynette has redheaded twins, and Susan's daughter is blonde. [[WildMassGuessing Maybe they all traded babies?]]
** You also get this with former or secondary women. Edie (blonde, dead), Katherine (redhead, left the country) and either Betty (brunette, left the show) or Mary Alice (brunette, dead).
* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** The three main companions in Creator/RussellTDavies-era: Rose (blonde), Martha (brunette) and Donna (redhead).
** 11th Doctor (dark brown/black), Rory (dark blond) and Amy (extremely FieryRedHead), plus River (currently blonde; she was also [[spoiler:African-British]] for a while).
** Notice that the New Who females are ColourCodedForYourConvenience; the Doctor's love interests are blonde (Rose, Astrid, River), his best friends are redheads (Donna, Amy), and the unrequited loves are brunette (Martha, Christina, River--notice she only became his love interest when she became blonde). Whether the new companion Clara will carry on the tradition is yet to be seen...
** The Fifth Doctor (blond), Tegan (brunette) and Turlough (redhead) Trio count, even though two of them are guys.
* ''Series/DogWithABlog'': Avery, Tyler and Chloe.
** Also, Avery (blonde), Nikki and Lindsay (brunettes), and Chloe (redhead).
* The three witches of ''Series/{{Eastwick}}'', which makes sense since the movie it is based on did the exact same thing.
* Emily (redhead), Annie (brunette), and Starr (blonde) in the second half-hour of the episode ''"Deadline,"'' in the series ''Series/{{Freddys Nightmares}}''.
* Rachel on ''Series/{{Friends}}'' was a kind of reddish honey-blonde, placing her between brunette Monica and blonde Phoebe.
* Mrs. Howell, Mary Ann and Ginger in ''Series/GilligansIsland''.
* A UK reality programme, ''Girlfri3nds'', covers the search for relationship partners for a 3-pack of women in front of the cameras. Aired on ITV2 during 2012.
* Shelby Corcoran, Emma Pillsbury and April Rhodes on ''Series/{{Glee}}''. Shelby is a talented, hard working and methodical show choir instructor and April is an unreliable but well-meaning drunk, but Emma isn't quite that fiery ([[BewaretheNiceOnes except for that one time...]]).
* Amy, Cody and Britta in ''Go Girls''.
* Cristina Yang, Izzie Stevens and Meredith Grey in ''Series/GreysAnatomy''.
* The three major female characters of ''Series/{{Grimm}}'': Adalind (blonde), Juliette (redhead), and Rosalee (brunette).
* ''H2OJustAddWater'' has a light blonde, strawberry blonde and dark brunette, and in one episode, the strawberry blonde tried to go full-on red but couldn't because of her mermaid powers. Charlotte from Season 2 adds a redhead to the spectrum.
* ''Series/ICarly'': in "iReunite with Missy", there's blonde Sam, brunette Carly and redhead Missy. Wendy, a recurring character, can be considered as the show's resident redhead.
* In ''Series/{{Jessie}}'', there's Emma, Zuri and Jessie.
* ''Series/MadMen'' has Betty (blonde), Peggy (brunette) and Joan (redhead). The stereotypes associated with each color define the women. Also, season 4 episode "The Beautiful Girls" has the titular women as the before with Dr. Faye Miller replacing Betty as an intellligent blonde.
* ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'' in the early seasons had the female half of the cast fit this trope. Marcy was a brunette before her hair started to get lighter at Season 3 and just became blonder and blonder from then on. Kelly and Peggy, however, remained blonde and redheaded respectively from beginning to end. Al, Bud, Steve and Jefferson avert this trope, since the male half of the cast all have plain brown hair.
* In the 1980s television miniseries ''NorthAndSouth'', the three most important women in Orry Main's life are his youngest sister Brett (blonde), his mother Clarissa (brunette) and the love of his life/wife Madeline ([[HeroesWantRedheads redhead]]). One could say that his (brunette) younger sister Ashton, ([[TheVamp an eviler version of Scarlett O'Hara]]) could be important too, but it is clear throughout the series that Orry recognizes Ashton's cruelty and even disowns her. [[spoiler:Twice.]]
* The first season of ''OneTreeHill'' had Peyton the blonde, Brooke the brunette and Haley the redhead. Later, Haley dyed her hair blonde and then brunette, so Season 3 introduced us to the redheaded Rachel.
* ''Series/PanAm'' has Laura (blonde), Maggie and Colette (brunettes) and Kate (redhead). Now that she's returned, Bridget also fulfils the blonde aspect.
* Shirley (blonde), Laurie (brunette) and Tracy (redhead) on ''ThePartridgeFamily''. Was also inverted with the boys Keith (brunette), Danny (redhead) and Chris (blonde) during Seasons 2-4.
* ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' has done this one more than one occasion, often replacing red with pink.
** ''Series/PowerRangersInSpace'' could be argued, since Ashley's hair is so much lighter than Cassie's that it often looks blonde by comparison, and Astronema settled on being a redhead for the latter half of the season.
** ''Series/PowerRangersNinjaStorm'' has Tori (blonde), Marah (brunette) and Kapri, who generally has pink hair.
** ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder'' has Kira (brunette), Cassidy (blonde), Hayley (redhead) and Elsa (TokenMinority).
** ''Series/PowerRangersSPD'' has an all male example. Jack (minority), Sky (blond), Bridge (brunet) and Sam (redhead). And if one mixes the teams together, you could add Charlie (a brunette, but with red streaks) to Syd's blonde and Z's brunette.
** ''Series/PowerRangersMysticForce'' has Madison (brunette) and Clare and Leelee (blonde) and Vida dyed her hair pink in the finale to complete the trio as a fiery redhead. The adults also fall under the co-gendered version with [[PosthumousCharacter Niella]] (blonde), Leanbow and Daggeron (brunet) and Udonna (redhead).
* ''{{Privileged}}'' had Megan (redhead), who is often shown to contrast her relationship with her real sister, Lily, (blonde) and her tutees, the Baker twins (brunette), who she becomes more of a big sister to as the series goes on.
* Cleverly lampshaded in ''Series/{{The Office|US}}'' when Dwight asks Jim to help pick a stripper for [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment Bob Vance, Vance Refrigeration's]] bachelor party. When Dwight asks Jim to [[BettyAndVeronica pick between a brunette and redhead]], Jim wisely [[TakeAThirdOption suggests blonde]], to Dwight's obvious approval.
* Sabrina (blonde), Roxie (brunette) and Morgan (redhead) in Season 5 onwards of ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch''. Subversions of roles again, as Sabrina is the Brainy Blonde, Morgan the Dumb Redhead and Roxie the Fiery Brunette.
** Season 1 had Sabrina as the blonde, Jenny as the redhead and the brunette role filled by either Libby or Harvey (if one allows males).
* The three ladies of the original ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' cast were Jane Curtin (blonde), Gilda Radner (brunette) and Laraine Newman (redhead).
* ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'': Carla (brunette), Elliot (blonde) and Jordan (occasional redhead). Also TheThreeFacesOfEve.
* Carrie's closest friends of ''SexAndTheCity'' are Samantha (blonde), Charlotte (brunette) and Miranda (redhead).
-->'''Mr. Big:''' ''(to Carrie)'' I know your friends just fine. Charlotte is the brunette, Miranda is the redhead and Samantha is trouble.
* When [[HeelFaceRevolvingDoor Tinka Hessenheffer]] is on the side of the protagonists, [=CeCe=] (redhead), Rocky (brunette) and Tinka (blonde) from ''ShakeItUp'' count.
* The female leads of ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' later on in the series, Chloe (blonde), Lois (brunette) and Tess (redhead). The odd thing is, Lana is traditionally a redhead but has black hair in Smallville, so it doesn't fit until she left and Tess came in.
* Tawni (blonde), Sonny (brunette) and Zora (redhead) on ''SonnyWithAChance''.
** Also, Snowy (blonde), Beauty (brunette), and Cindy (redhead) in the sketch comedy show named "The Real Princesses of New Jersey".
* As of ''Series/SpartacusBloodAndSand'', Lucy Lawless completes the trio after playing [[XenaWarriorPrincess a brunette]] and a [[Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined blonde]] (her natural hair color, amazingly).
** LauraPrepon: Redhead who became blonde (apparently the hair dye versions of a SignificantHairCut) in ''ThatSeventiesShow'' and now a brunette in ''Series/OrangeIsTheNewBlack''.
* ''Spartacus: Blood and Sand'': In the show itself Lawless' character alternates between blonde and red wigs, and her natural brown hair in the second season.
** In ''Vengeance'' Lucretia is the redhead (after being forced to wear her red wig by Asher) with Seppia as the brunette and Illythia as the blonde.
* ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' first pilot "The Cage". The Talosians, who want Captain Pike to breed them a race of slave workers, offer him blonde fellow captive Vina and, later, his own crewmembers -- the coldly intelligent Number One (BrainyBrunette) and his pretty female yeoman (a redhead with "unusually strong female drives").
* The first season of ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' had Tasha Yar (blonde), Counselor Troi (brunette) and Dr. Crusher (redhead). In kind of an odd subversion, though, Tasha acted more like the FieryRedhead, Dr. Crusher was more like a BrainyBrunette, and, well, let's just say Troi had traits most commonly associated with blondes.
* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' had red-highlighted Captain Janeway, brunette B'Elanna and blonde Kes, who was replaced by fellow blonde Seven of Nine.
* ''Series/That70sShow'' had Laurie (blonde), Jackie (brunette) and Donna (redhead). They even did a Charlie's Angels sequence at one point. This cycle was broken when Laurie's character was officially written out and Donna went blonde.
* ''{{Supernatural}}''. In "The Song Remains The Same" Dean is having an EroticDream where he's being entertained by a dark-haired stripper in a [[HotAsHell devil's costume]]. A blonde stripper in an angel's costume quickly joins her. Then red-headed {{dreamwalker}} Anna appears to [[MoodWhiplash put a damper on events]].
* ''Series/TeenWolf'' has Erica (blonde), Allison (brunette), and Lydia (strawberry blonde).
* Hannah, Alana and Kayla from ''That's So Weird''.
* Sarah (blonde), Jackie (brunette) and Muriel (redhead) on ''TooCloseForComfort''.
* ''TheTudors'' have this with Henry's children, with Mary being a brunette, almost a ravenhead as a child, Elizabeth being a redhead, although her hair looked more blondish in her toddler years, and Edward being a blonde. The six wives almost fall into this with the series banner making Anne of Cleves and Katherine Howard's hair look like red hair, despite how, on screen, they were blonde, along with Jane Seymour and Katherine Parr, while Katherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn were brunettes.
* In the "A Nice Place to Visit" episode of ''Series/TheTwilightZone'', even though it's in black and white, you can tell that the three girls hanging around with Valentine are the obligatory tri-color trio.
* In ''WhatILikeAboutYou'', there are Val and Lauren (blondes), Holly (light brunette) and Tina (redhead from mid-Season 2 onwards).
* ''WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'' involves this trope in the forms of Juliet (blonde), Alex (brunette) and Harper (redhead), featured in a few episodes. Interestingly, all three have deep connections to Justin, the blonde being his [[{{Canon}} canonical]] LoveInterest, the brunette his sister, and the redhead his StalkerWithACrush.
* ''Series/TheXFiles'': In the episode "Improbable", Agent Reyes finds out that a SerialKiller's pattern consists murdering women in a set of three, and each set has a blonde, a brunette and a redhead. Redhead Agent Scully and herself a brunette, they are trapped in an underground garage and fear they might be his next targets.
* In one episode of ''TheYoungIndianaJonesChronicles'', Indy is simultaneously dating a sweet blonde, a talented redhead and an ambitious brunette. Until they all find out.
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[[folder:Music]]
* Music/ChristinaAguilera, Music/AvrilLavigne and Music/BritneySpears each have music videos where they switch among the three hair colors. In fact, in Christina Aguilera's case, she's on camera as all three at once in the music video for "Candyman", as an {{homage}} to the Andrews Sisters. So does Britney, albeit very briefly.
* For Pink, Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim and Mya's cover of "[[MoulinRouge Lady Marmalade]]", Christina and Lil' Kim are blondes, Mya is brunette and Pink is, well, pink ([[RedVsBlue it's lightish red!]]).
* The Belgian girl group K3 and their German spin-off Wir 3
* Music/GirlsAloud has Sarah (blonde), Cheryl (brunette) and Nicola (redhead); Kimberley and Nadine tend to waver between blonde and brunette.
* The Music/SpiceGirls have this going on with Mel B (minority) and Emma (blonde), Mel C and Victoria (brunettes) and Geri (redhead obviously).
* In Tom Smith's song "Lars Needs Women", the eponymous hero "want blonde, brunette, redhead -- heck, whole set!"
* In the all-girl wizard rock band The Parselmouths (based on ''Franchise/HarryPotter''), there were at one point three members: Kristina Horner (blonde), Brittany Vahlberg (black) and Eia Waltzer (redhead). However, Eia's hair is naturally brown.
* The German girl group [=MeKaDo=], known for placing third at the EurovisionSongContest in 1994. The group name comes from the first two letters of each member: brunette Melanie Bender, blonde Kati Karney and "redhead" (more light brown) Dorkas Kiefer.
* The Music/{{Sugababes}} had this with Heidi (Blonde), Mutya (Red) and Keisha (Minority).
* Music/AtomicKitten started off with Natasha (red), Kerry (blonde) and Liz (brunette), but eventually became three blondes and then Natasha dyed her hair black, leaving Jenny with the lighter blonde hair and Liz with a darker shade.
* The girls in [[Music/{{S Club 7}} S Club]] had this as well. To start off, Jo and Hannah were blonde (Jo being ash blonde with Hannah being honey blonde), Rachel was brunette and Tina had black hair. At the end, Tina had reddish blonde hair.
* Music/TheBangles: Vicki (medium blonde), Debbi (pale blonde), Susanna (brunette) and Michael (redhead).
* The country music group [=SHeDAISY=] consists of three sisters: Kristyn (a blonde), Kassidy (a brunette) and Kelsi (a redhead).
* Radio Disney's Pop Dreamers: Ella (blonde with pink streaks), Gabrielle (brunette) and Ari (redhead with gold streaks).
* The Brooklynn indie band Vivian Girls.
* Music/DestinysChild went for this in the video for "Bootylicious", where Beyonce was the blonde, obviously, though with a much lighter shade than usual, Michelle remained brunette and Kelly was the redhead.
* And before all of the above, we had Music/TheAndrewsSisters.
** Deliberately modelled on them, there are Music/ThePuppiniSisters: Marcella (brunette), Kate (blonde), and Rosanna/Stephanie/Terrianne/Emma (all redheads).
* Girl Punk band The Slits had this with guitarist Viv Albertine as the blonde, bassist Tessa Politt as the brunette, and lead singer the late Ari Up as the redhead (although she was more light brown haired than red.). In one video, it even shows the three riding on horses matching their hair colors with Viv on a white/palomino horse, Tessa on a black horse, and Ari on a chestnut horse!
* In Music/FlorenceAndTheMachine's video for "Drumming Song", there are two blonde and a brunette back-up dancer, with Florence being the redhead.
* Stevie Nicks (blonde) and her long-time backup singers Sharon Celani (brunette) and Lori Perry Nicks (redhead).
* Finnish pop rock band Indica has Jonsu (redhead), Jenny (blonde), Heini (blonde), Laura (brunette), and Sirkku, who is known to switch but mostly is blonde.
* A rare all-male example is found in, of all places, Music/TheClash: Paul Simonon (blonde), Topper Headon (redhead), Joe Strummer and Mick Jones (both brunette).
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[[folder:Pinball]]
* The [[FarmersDaughter farmer's daughters]] in [=WhizBang=] Pinball's ''[[Pinball/WhoaNellieBigJuicyMelons Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons]]''. Melony has blonde hair, Hellen has medium-brown hair, and Ellen's hair is almost completely black.
* The "Luci" Premium Edition of ''Pinball/{{ACDC}}'' has the redheaded HornyDevil Luci on the backglass, and adds a blonde and brunette succubi on the game's Underworld mini-playfield.
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[[folder:Print Media]]
* When the Brazilian Magazine/{{Playboy}} created their official [[PlayboyBunny bunnies]], there were three of them ([[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_ZT6mK2MVENU/S6tp8aTtVyI/AAAAAAAAAvg/wpfYrnYqV8I/s400/coelhinhas01.jpg and guess their hair color?]]) and they even posed for an edition together. The redhead has since left the magazine.
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[[folder:Pro Wrestling]]
* The trio Extreme Expose had Wrestling/KellyKelly (blonde hair), Brooke Adams (brown-haired Caucasian) and [[Wrestling/{{LayCool}} Layla El]] (brownish-black hair), [[TwoferTokenMinority Moroccan/Spanish]]). Brooke would have counted as the "redhead" with her brown hair being lighter than Layla's.
* Wrestling/{{LayCool}} had Michelle [=McCool=] as a blonde and Layla El as a brunette. They were joined by Wrestling/VickieGuerrero, then a redhead (now black).
* Team Xtreme often had this dynamic as Wrestling/MattHardy was a brunette (black hair), Wrestling/JeffHardy was a blonde by default ([[MulticoloredHair but often had his hair other colours]]), and Wrestling/{{Lita}} was the FieryRedhead.
* Wrestling/TrishStratus and Lita often teamed up together with Trish as the blonde and Lita as the redhead. In six-diva tag matches, they would be joined by Ivory (brunette).
* One episode of ''Monday Night Raw'' in the late summer of 2004 pitted the team of Wrestling/StacyKeibler (blonde), Nidia Guenard (light brunette) and Victoria (dark brunette) against their {{Evil Counterpart}}s, Trish Stratus (blonde), Wrestling/MollyHolly (medium brunette, although she was blonde initially) and Wrestling/GailKim (dark brunette). Incidentally, Victoria, Stacy, and Nidia also qualified as, respectively, [[BigThinShortTrio Big, Thin, and Short]].
* Wrestling/KellyKelly mentioned above formed another GirlPosse with Wrestling/AliciaFox and Wrestling/EveTorres in 2011. She was the blonde, Eve the brunette and Alicia the redhead. Alicia herself has [[KaleidoscopeHair dyed her hair all three colours]].
* John Cena, Randy Orton, and Sheamus. [[http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-puoa9pQt4Og/URk9U4Hp_QI/AAAAAAAAAng/4YN_sfuuh44/s1600/Untitled-1+copy.png Cena appears to have the lightest hair, Orton's is usually dark brown, and Sheamus is a redhead.]] They're veterans of the business that WWE are most likely to push, have some of the most merchandise of any wrestler in the company, and most of the current young audience(i.e. ''children'') will recognize them easily.
* The reality show ''Series/TotalDivas'' actually plays this for drama somewhat. When new Diva Eva Marie is hired, she's asked to dye her brunette hair blonde because management feel she resembles the Wrestling/BellaTwins too much. Nattie also gets worried since she is a blonde. Eva decides to TakeAThirdOption and become a redhead. With a cast of seven, this adds up to blondes Nattie and eventually Cameron, brunettes Brie and Nikki, redhead Eva Marie and black Naomi and Jojo. Season 2 drops Jojo and adds another blonde - Summer Rae. Season 3 adds another brunette - Rosa Mendes.
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[[folder:Theater]]
* The recent Encores production of ''MerrilyWeRollAlong'' played this, and according to stereotype no less: Beth is blonde, Mary is brunette and Gussie is a redhead.
* As mentioned above, Amber, Tracy and Penny in ''Film/{{Hairspray}}'' (Penny has auburn hair).
* Kendra, Lucy and Patrice in ''[[Theatre/{{Thirteen}} 13]]''.
* Elle's GirlPosse in ''Theatre/LegallyBlonde: The Musical'' is composed of the blonde Margot, African-American Pilar and the in between light brunette Serena. Elle, meanwhile, is the blonde of the interns chosen for Callahan's internship, along with brunette Vivienne and light-haired Enid.
* In the version of ''ThePiratesOfPenzance'' with Jon English, Mabel (black hair) has three sisters that are blonde, brunette and redheaded.
* Mary the DumbBlonde, Kathy the BrainyBrunette and Joanne the FieryRedhead in ACT's production of the musical of ''Vanities''. In the original play, Joanne and Mary were both blonde and Kathy was a brunette. Also, in previous productions of the musical, Joanne was the brunette and Kathy the redhead.
* In ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'' (at least with the original cast), the Witches of Oz would work. Elphaba is the ''Brainy Brunette'',Galinda is a DumbBlonde, but by the end, she gets better and Nessarose fits FieryRedhead, since she's such a {{Yandere}}.
* The trio of ChorusGirls in the 2012 cabaret musical ''Modern Luv'': Madison = innocent blonde, Hillary = BrainyBrunette (since she's the dance captain/choreographer) and Kimmie = FieryRedhead.
* In many productions of King Lear, this trope is used with Lear's daughters (Goneril-Brunette, Regan-Redhead, Cordelia-Blonde). For context, [[GoodColorsEvilColors Goneril is the most evil of the sisters, while Cordelia is the good one]].
** The 2014 National Theatre production used this trope, but invoked BlondesAreEvil for the sadistic Regan, while [[RedHeadedHero Cordelia was a redhead]].
* ''Flashdance: The Musical'' has [[BrainyBrunette Alex]], [[DumbBlonde Gloria]], and [[FieryRedhead Tess]]. For a [[FourGirlEnsemble fourth member]], there's Kiki, the [[SassyBlackWoman black girl]].
* Sutton Foster has donned wigs of all three shades at least twice. She's been brunette for ''Film/ThoroughlyModernMillie'' and ''TheDrowsyChaperone'', blonde for ''Film/YoungFrankenstein'' and ''Theatre/AnythingGoes'', and redheaded for ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'' and ''Theatre/AnyoneCanWhistle''.
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[[folder:Toys]]
* The ''Franchise/GIJoe'' Team had Scarlett as a readhead and Lady Jaye as a brunette. Cover Girl's toy had auburn hair, but the cartoon originally showed her as a blonde (and eventually the toy followed suit).
** Cobra had the black-haired Baroness, pink-haired Zarana, and in 2007 an exclusive set introduced female Cobra Troopers - one with each hair color.
* The ultimate Blonde, {{Franchise/Barbie}} and her two most prominent friends, Redhead Midge (the very first one) and Brunette/Latina Teresa
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''{{Mario}}'''s three {{Distressed Damsel}}s: Peach (blonde), Daisy (redhead) and Pauline (brunette in ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong94'' and ''Mario vs. DK 2'').
* The original three girls in ''SoulBlade'' have Sophitia as the blonde, [[{{Tomboy}} Seung Mina]] as the redhead and Taki as the brunette.
* The three heroes of ''VideoGame/ShiningForceIII'': Medion, Synbion and Julian.
* In an odd twist, the various Princess Zeldas throughout the series have filled this trope. The Zeldas of the [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda first]] [[VideoGame/ZeldaIITheAdventureOfLink two]] games were redheads; ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast'', ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime'' and ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker'' all featured blonde Zeldas; and the Zelda from ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]]'', though sort of a dishwater blonde in the final version, was originally designed to be a brunette and is depicted that way in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Brawl''.
** Similarly, Link has also embodied all three parts of this trope. In the first two games, he had reddish-brown hair and morphed over subsequent installments to different shades of blonde, but his hair in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess'' is more brown than anything, although he appears blondish in ''Brawl''. If you throw supplemental material into the mix, he was a full-on redhead in the [[ComicBook/TheLegendOfZelda Zelda comics]] and a definite brunette in the [[WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfZelda animated series]].
** The three main female characters of ''Twilight Princess'': Ilia (blonde), Zelda (brunette) and Midna (redhead).
* ''VideoGame/SkiesOfArcadia'' gives us [[MysteriousWaif Fina]] (blonde), [[{{Determinator}} Vyse]] (brunette) and [[GenkiGirl Aika]] (redhead).
* If you could actually see Visas' hair at any point in ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic 2'' and you count the Handmaiden as blonde, your younger female party members count.
* The Seijyun High team in ''VideoGame/RivalSchools'' manages to barely scrape by the requirements of the trope. While BikerBabe Akira and {{delinquent}} Zaki clearly fit the brunette and redhead respectively, [[ElegantGothicLolita gothic]] MusicalAssassin Yurika is the blonde only because her beige-esque OjouRinglets are noticably lighter than either Akira or Zaki's hairdos.
* In ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsJudgment'', the Fury Girls - Melua, Katia and Tenia - fill this trope out nicely.
* ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'':
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'' has blonde Quistis, brunette Rinoa and redhead Selphie (though Selphie's hair is more of an auburn color).
*** ''The Sorceress War'' Machinima adaptation of the game plays it straight with Selphie becoming a redhead.
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII'' has Lightning (light pink hair), Fang (brunette) and Vanille (redhead).
** Variation in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2'' with Rikku (blonde), Yuna (brunette) and Paine (White-Haired Badass Girl).
* ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon'':
** The "Wonderful Life" series has Muffy (blonde), Celia (brunette) and Nami (redhead) for the girls, and Rock (blond), Marlin (brunet) and Gustafa (redhead) for the boys.
** The original three female protagonists. Brunette Pony, blonde Claire and reddish-brown Sara.
* The trio of {{Ninja}} from ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara'' - Kasuga (blonde), Sasuke (brunet) and Fuuma (redhead).
* ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'':
** Kairi (redhead) has two lookalikes, Namine (blonde) and Xion (black-haired).
** There's another two combinations: Riku (white), Sora (brunette) and Kairi are the main trio, and Roxas (blonde), Axel (redhead) and Xion are the mirror group. In fact, before Xion, most people added Demyx (brunet) to Roxas' group.
** ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep'' then gave us Terra (brunet), Aqua (blue hair) and Ven (blond). In the same game, we got [[spoiler:Vanitas as a black-haired version of Sora]], pushing the brown-haired Sora up to the "moderate color" column with Roxas and Ventus as the blond.
* Slight variation in the ''JakAndDaxter'' games, with Tess (blonde), Keira ([[YouGottaHaveBlueHair Green hair]]) and Ashelin (redhead).
* In ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters'', Iori Yagami, Mature and Vice fill in this trope whenever they form the Yagami Team.
* ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry'':
** While not all appearing in the same game, the series has Trish (blonde), Lady (brunette) and Lucia (redhead).
** ''DMC 4'' plays it straight with Trish (blonde), Lady (brunette, though she only shows up in flashbacks) and Kyrie (redhead).
* The four female character options in ''VideoGame/{{Darkstone}}'' are a blonde (the Amazon), two brunettes (brown-haired Thief and black-haired Sorceress) and a redhead (Priestess).
* TheRival of ''VideoGame/PokemonRedAndBlue'' has brown hair, the rival of ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' has red hair and the rival of ''VideoGame/PokemonDiamondAndPearl'' has blonde hair.
* ''VideoGame/StreetFighterIV'' (both vanilla and ''[[UpdatedRerelease Su]][[CapcomSequelStagnation per]]'') has Cammy (blonde), Chun Li (brunette) and C. Viper (redhead).
* In the first ''AdvanceWars'', we have Nell (blonde), Sonja (brunette) and Sami (redhead).
* ''MegaManLegends 3'' [[http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_vBCSLbKJ7nI/TOKIuERyURI/AAAAAAAAF8M/r3k_bgl00Ho/s1600/2132432725_view.jpg features]] Roll (blonde), Tron (brunette) and Aero (pink).
* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' series has Luna Child (blonde), Sunny Milk (redhead since ''Fairy Wars'') and Star Sapphire (brunette).
* ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'' has Noel (blonde), Makoto (brunette) and Tsubaki (redhead). They're all close friends, too. However, all of the common [[FieryRedhead hair]] [[DumbBlonde color]] [[BrainyBrunette stereotypes]] are simultaneously [[PlayingWithATrope played straight and scrambled]]: blonde Noel is socially awkward yet emotional and easily agitated, brunette Makoto is [[TheDitz not too bright]] ([[StreetSmart or so you'd think]]) but [[FunPersonified cheery and fun-loving]], and redhead Tsubaki is the brainy, level-headed [[TheStoic Stoic]] who heats up quick if it helps her friends or Jin.
* ''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'':
** [[HairOfGoldHeartOfGold Guy (blond)]], [[BrainyBrunette Jade (brunet)]] and [[RedHeadedHero Luke (redhead)]].
** The party's female members also fit in the looser sense of blonde (Natalia), brunette (Anise) and something in-between (Tear, who has light brown hair).
* ''[[Videogame/TheIdolmaster2 The iDOLM@STER 2]]'' - Project Jupiter is an odd case where the redhead has green hair here.
* ''Videogame/ChronoTrigger'' has Ayla (blonde), Lucca (brunette) and Marle (redhead).
* ''Videogame/GrandiaII'' features blonde Elena, [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair blue-haired]] Tio, and redhead Millenia, as playable characters, and brunette Selene as a major non-playable character.
* ''Videogame/{{Galerians}}'' has Rion (blond), Birdman (brunet) and Rita (redhead). There are also Rainheart (brunet) and Lilia (redhead) as well as Cain (blond). The main character cast basically fulfills the trope quota twice.
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[[folder:Web Animation]]
* The three heroines from ''3|Way'', a series of erotic SF flash cartoons.
* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'''s Agents South Dakota (blonde), Connecticut (brunette) and Carolina (redhead), [[http://montyoum.deviantart.com/art/The-Girls-269475875 as illustrated nicely by this official picture.]]
* ''WebAnimation/BarbieLifeInTheDreamhouse'' has three full sets. Barbie (blonde), Nikki (black), and Teresa (auburn) are introduced in the pilot episode, while Summer (strawberry blonde), Raquelle (black), and Midge (ginger) are introduced later. Chelsea also has brunette and redhead friends, with herself filling the role of the blonde.
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[[folder:Webcomics]]
* ''Webcomic/CollegeRoomiesFromHell'' has a double-set example for both genders. Technically, there are also not one but two sets of brunettes, a pair of brown-brunettes and a pair of black-brunettes.
* In ''PennyAndAggie'', both of the titular characters' core [[GirlPosse groups]] have this:
** Penny (blonde), Sara (brunette) and Michelle (redhead).
** Daphne (blonde), Aggie (brunette dyed blue) and Lisa (redhead).
** The Omegas also fit the trope, with Helen (dark blonde), Tharqa (brunette) and Charlotte (redhead).
* ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod'':
** Blonde: Black March, Rachel.
** Brunette: Androssi Zahard.
** Redhead: Hwa Ryun.
** Furthermore, Yuri Zahard and Yihwa Yeon have black hair.
* [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] in ''{{Supermegatopia}}'' -- after the appearance of blonde [[MostCommonSuperPower Buxom Gal]] and brunette [[DarkerAndEdgier Dark Buxom Gal]], the public's reaction is to wonder whether a redhead will show up too. (Later, one does.)
* In ''Webcomic/TheKamics'', ex-valkyries Gertrude (blonde), Brunhilda (brunette) and Nikki (redhead).
* The original three female leads of ''Webcomic/RedString''.
* Elia (blonde), Dores (brunette) and Vandi (redhead) of ''Webcomic/WhatBirdsKnow''. In a variation of the standard trope, Dores is the fiery one and Vandi is serious.
* The three female housemates in ''Webcomic/{{Catena}}'' almost fit the trope. Patches is blonde and Treiss is brunette, but Belle's hair is actually pink, not red.
* The three female leads of ''Webcomic/OutThere'': red-haired Miriam fits the FieryRedhead trope reasonably well, but also has some DumbBlonde tendencies; the usually dark-haired Sherry (who sometimes bleaches her hair blonde) can be seen as the BrainyBrunette; and the dark-haired Araceli, despite her occupation (she's an attorney) and hair color, is somewhat of a ShyBlueHairedGirl.
* The two main characters and the first major villain they encounter of ''Webcomic/WayfarersMoon''.
* Currently, ''Webcomic/{{Blip}}'' has moody brunet [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname K]], redhead {{Cloudcuckoolander}} [[CuteWitch Hester]], blonde {{cyborg}} Mary and [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair blue-haired]] [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Liz]].
* ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'': one could say this applies to the ladies working at the Coffee of Doom. [[PerkyGoth Dora]] has black hair, [[GeniusDitz Raven]] had a blonde streak and [[DeadpanSnarker Faye's]] hair colour could qualify as being between the two. Later, after Raven gets PutOnABus, Penny shows up to fulfill the blonde requirement, though she defies the trope in personality...
* The three female leads of ''Webcomic/{{LCD}}'': Julianne [=McIntyre=] is the blonde, Raven Svoboda is the brunette and Terry Sligh is the redhead.
* ''Webcomic/SurvivorFanCharacters'' has this represented in Season 8 by the last three members of the Yrsa'ka tribe: [[HornyDevils Melanie]] is blonde, [[MamaBear Hannah/Oehda]] is brunette and [[ThePollyanna Kiara]] is redheaded.
* The major female characters in ''ArthurKingOfTimeAndSpace'' are Guenevere (redhead), Morgan (brunette) and space/contemporary!Tristam (chestnut). Originally it was Morgan (brunette), Guenevere (redhead) and space/contemporary!Bedivere (blonde), until Bedivere was {{retcon}}ned as male in all the arcs.
* Geoff (blonde), Drucilla (brunette) and {{Pibgorn}} (redhead). Alternately: Pigorn, Drucilla (black hair) and the hair fairy (brown hair).
* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' hasn't included this trope proper for a while, but the first three female protagonists to be introduced in the comic were Sarah (blonde), Grace (brunette) and Nanase (redhead). The next two girls had dyed [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair dark blue hair]][[note]]she was naturally blonde[[/note]] (which appeared black) and brunette hair respectively. Nanase's hair became dark [[spoiler:as a result of her magic burning out]] in later arcs and Susan's dyed hair color became permanent [[spoiler:as a result of her magic awakening]], leaving Sarah as the only blonde in a cast full of dark-haired girls.
* ''Webcomic/{{Sunstone}}'' has Anne, Allison and Lisa respectively.
* In ''Webcomic/{{Pacificators}}'', from the main cast alone, there are two brunettes (Daryl and Muneca), a blonde (Larima), a redhead (Cinna) and two with black hair (Bismun and Taffe). That's not even counting the [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters supporting and minor characters...]]
* In ''TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob'' has Bob (blonde), his girlfriend Jean (brunette) and romantic rival Voluptua (redhead).
* The three main characters of ''Webcomic/{{Alice}}'', Joanne, Dot and Alice herself, in that order.
* The girls in ''Webcomic/ChildrenOfEldair'', Indri the blonde, Embera the brunette and Iva the redhead.
* ''Webcomic/{{Tripp}}'' has Coco, Sam, and Proxy, respectively.
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[[folder:Web Original]]
* Clara, Tink and Codex from ''TheGuild''.
* From Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses: [[WebVideo/TheAngryJoeShow Lisa Foiles]], WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick and ObscurusLupa. This isn't the only combination you can make, however, since the site has LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters.
* ''Rocketboom'' has this with the hosts of its three Website/YouTube channels: blonde Meme Molly on Rocketboom Daily, brunette Ellie Rountree on Rocketboom Tech, and redheaded Ella Morton on Rocketboom New York City.
* Ellie, Avery and Macy from ''WebVideo/OneHundredYardStare'' in that order.
* ''{{SourceFed}}'''s female hosts, Lee Newton (blonde), Trisha Hershberger (brunette) and Meg Turney (redhead).
* Buffy Duval, Bunny Rabinowitz, and Barbie Hammerschmidt, three super-villainous cheerleaders from the ''GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'' who together are [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin The Cheerleaders]], are blonde, brunette, and redhead, respectively.
* [[http://akaichounokoe.deviantart.com/art/Lubov-413409616?q=gallery%3AAkaiChounokoe%2F30335290&qo=6 Lubov]], [[http://akaichounokoe.deviantart.com/art/Anya-413915030?q=gallery%3AAkaiChounokoe&qo=1 Anya]], and [[http://akaichounokoe.deviantart.com/art/Seraphina-413915550?q=gallery%3AAkaiChounokoe&qo=0 Seraphina]]are a blonde, a brunette, and readhead and all three are sisters.
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[[folder:Western Animation]]
* Bubbles, Buttercup and Blossom in ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls''.
** Also, gender-flipped with the Rowdyruff Boys with Boomer (blond), Butch (brunet) and Brick (redhead).
** In one episode, Femme Fatale (blonde) mentions Princess Morbucks (redhead) as "the little brat" and Sedusa (brunette) as "the chick in the underwear" as the only female villains in the series.
* Chris, Dan and Elise from ''DanVs''.
* Clover, Alex and Sam in ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies''.
** Also, Pam, Alice, and Crimson.
** As well as Stella, Gabriella, and Carmen in "Mommies Dearest", later Stella, Carmen, and Gabriella in "Totally Busted".
* Chris, Meg and Lois in ''FamilyGuy''.
* In ''TheSpectacularSpiderMan'', now that they're all part of the same clique (sort of), there's Gwen Stacy, Mary Jane and Liz Allan, though Gwen, the blonde, is the brainy one and Liz, the brunette, is the cheerleader.
* ''FiremanSam'': Penny (blonde), Elvis (black) and either Sam (red) or Station Officer Steele (white). Sam, Elvis and Penny are notable for actually being the opposite of their hair colour stereotype tropes (DumbBlonde, BrainyBrunette, FieryRedhead). Sam (redhead) is very even tempered, Penny (blonde) is very brainy and competent, while Elvis (brunette) is, [[IdiotHero well...]][[TheFool not]].
* Melody, Valerie and Josie in ''JosieAndThePussycats''.
* The Kanker Sisters in ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy''. Although Marie was technically a [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair blue-haired all-right-looking girl]].
* Gwenevere, Fallon and Tamara in ''PrincessGwenevereAndTheJewelRiders''. Of course, the so-called redhead is a shy girl, whereas the purple-haired black girl is the sports loving [[GenkiGirl genki]] type.
* The Chipettes in the 80s cartoon ''Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks''. Then comes their CGI selves and it's their fur, though with a tuft of hair on top of their heads that [[http://i.ytimg.com/vi/3Gg8UFHECTs/0.jpg looks]] [[http://image.blingee.com/images19/content/output/000/000/000/7a3/760430874_625382.gif like]] [[http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-yOCItcfhiK4/Tixh9H1pBQI/AAAAAAAACH0/zOrPP7-xXf4/s400/brittany-eleanor-and-jeanette-are-the-chipettes.jpg hair]].
* The Hex Girls in some ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' films. Also, Fred (blond), Shaggy and Velma (brunets), Daphne (redhead).
* The titular ''LadyLovelyLocks'' and her friends, Maiden Fair Hair and Maiden Curly Crown.
* Storm (white hair), Rogue (brunette with SkunkStripe) and Jean Grey (redhead) on Fox's animated ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}''.
* Pebbles (red), Penny (brunette) and Wiggy (blonde), from ''TheFlintstones [[ThePebblesAndBammBammShow Comedy Show]]''.
* Fin (blonde), Lo (brunette) and Emma (redhead) from ''WesternAnimation/{{Stoked}}''.
** All-male example with Broseph, Johnny, and Reef.
* Caitlin (blonde), Nikki (naturally black, dyed purple) and Jen (redhead) from ''WesternAnimation/SixTeen''.
* The short-lived ComedyCentral animated series ''KidNotorious'' (which starred real-life film director Robert Evans) had one episode in which Evans is posing as a Nazi to expose a fellow filmmaker. While throwing a party at his mansion for a skinhead group, Evans says (in a German Accent) "It's entertainment time! Take your Pick! In all your favorite flavors! Blondes, brunettes, redheads, all with matching collars and cuffs!"
* Nara Burns (blonde), Rita Torres (brunette) and Maggie Weston (redhead), the three female leads from ''WesternAnimation/ExoSquad''.
* [[spoiler:The three Batwomen]] in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanMysteryOfTheBatwoman'': Kathy (brunette), Rocky (blonde) and Sonia (reddish brown). In a subversion of stereotypical roles, Rocky is a genius metallurge, Kathy is a fighter and Sonia is the stoic leader.
** Lily, Violet and Poison Ivy in the ''BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' episode "Eternal Youth".
* [[BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Poison Ivy (redhead), Harley Quinn (blonde)]], and [[SupermanTheAnimatedSeries Live Wire]] (brunette-turned-[[PsychoElectro electric blue]]) in a crossover episode.
* A rare male version can be found in the founding members of the ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'' team with Aqualad being the DarkSkinnedBlonde, Robin as the brunette and Kid Flash as the redhead.
** The cycle continues when they added Superboy (brunette), Miss Martian (redhead) and Artemis (blonde). With the addition of Zatanna (black) the girls of the team become this trope as well.
*** Season two adds Batgirl (redhead), Wonder Girl (blonde) and Bumblebee (brunette) to the roster.
* Stella (blonde), Flora (brunette) and Bloom (redhead) from ''WesternAnimation/WinxClub'' also count. Of the six Winx girls, they're the more popular ones.
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' showed that Pattie & Selma are respectively blonde and redhead but turned dark blue because of cigarette ash and smoke. Marge is the brunette. [[FridgeLogic So how'd Marge's hair turn blue?]] She dyes it. "She's been gray as a mule since she was 17."
* Patti (blonde), Connie (brunette, but more blue-violet) and Beebe (redhead) from ''{{Doug}}''. However, Patti and Connie swapped their hair stereotypes, as Patti is the brainy one and Connie's more naive. Beebe's still a FieryRedhead. Funnily enough, Connie was blonde in the show's first season.
* Sarah (redhead), James (blond) and Henri (brunet) from ''LibertysKids'' fall into this trope.
* Sharon (blonde), Maria (brunette) and Nina (redhead) on ''{{Braceface}}''.
* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'', [[SameSexTriplets the Weird Sisters]] are a variant -- identical except that they have black, golden and white hair. They respectively represent fury, grace and fate, according to WordOfGod, though act much like [[SingleMindedTwins Single Minded Triplets]] in order to bring all three forces into fruition. It also isn't clear what their Grace aspect is truly like, since they never had any episodes when that aspect was "ascendant".
* ''WesternAnimation/BionicSix'': Meg (Blonde), Madam "O" (Brunette) and Helen (Redhead).
* Kenny (blond), Stan (brunet) and Kyle (redhead) in ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'', along with Cartman who has light brown hair. They also follow the traditional stereotypes. Kenny being an overindulgent slut. Kyle being smart but hotheaded at times. Stan being the consistent and levelheaded one.
* GenderFlipped on ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'' with [[ThoseTwoGuys the Three J's]], [[LovableAlphaBitch Quinn]]'s most constant suitors--Joey is a brunet, Jamie is blond and Jeffy's hair is brownish-red.
* The three "Hey Girls" of ''WesternAnimation/HollyHobbieAndFriends''-- Holly Hobbie-- blonde, Carrie Baker-- brunette, Amy Morris-- redhead.
* ''AsToldByGinger'' has red haired Ginger, blonde Dodie and brunette Macie. Ginger and Macie are both Brainy Redhead and Brunette respectively while Dodie is both a Fiery and DumbBlonde.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' had an all-male example in the pilot with the three main boys: Mikey (Blonde), Vince (Brunette), T.J. (Redhead). In the series proper, T.J. was given brown hair and another blonde, Gus, was added.
** Also, the Ashleys.
* Sabrina, Hilda, and Zelda from ''WesternAnimation/SabrinaTheAnimatedSeries''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheMightyB'' has Portia (blonde), Gwen and Penny (brunettes), and Mary Frances (redhead).
* The Bettys from ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb''.
** Also, the French Fireside Girls.
* ''WesternAnimation/GrowingUpCreepie'' has Chris-Alice (redhead), Carla (brunette), and Melanie (blonde).
* ''WesternAnimation/MightyMax'' gives another male example. Norman has red hair and is hot blooded and violent. Virgil has brown feathers, essentially making him a non-human version of a brunette, and is more cold and calculating. Max is the only one who defies his sterotype: he's the blonde, but he's not a DumbBlonde at all, though he can be overly indulgent sometimes.
* ''WesternAnimation/KickButtowski''[='=]s three love interests are Jackie (brunette), Kendall (blonde), and Scarlet (redhead).
* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' temporarily has blonde Terra, bluish-haired Raven, and redhead Starfire.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Grojband}}'' has Kate (blonde), Allie (brunette), and Laney (redhead) and Konnie (blonde), Kim (brunette), and Larry (redhead).
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* Britain's [[BritishRoyalFamily Prince William]] (blond), his wife Kate (brunette) and his brother Harry (redhead) have been described as a "power trio" and often appear together at events (most recently as the official ambassadors of the London Olympics).
* [[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/you/article-2202617/Plane-crash-survivor-burn-victim-How-children-love-like-this.html Plane crash survivor Stephanie Neilson]] has children with all three hair colors, plus sandy brown.
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