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[[caption-width-right:350:Among the perks of having been a [[UsefulNotes/MuammarGaddafi rather peculiar dictator]]: bringing tropes to life.]]

Sometimes, the BigBad of a story will have their [[EliteMooks most elite]] defenders be composed of [[AmazonBrigade exclusively female]] warriors. Expect them to be StuffedIntoTheFridge by the hero/player.

Occasionally, however, it would be the ''hero'' (or a supporting character on the good side) who has BodyguardBabes, at which point it's almost mandatory that HilarityEnsues via an UnwantedHarem situation.

Unsurprisingly this is most common when the one being defended by the BodyguardBabes is [[AllMenArePerverts male]].

In short, PraetorianGuard recruited from an AmazonBrigade. See also ThePaidForHarem. NinjaMaid is a more specialized subtrope.

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!!Examples:

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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikerS'': Jail Scagletti has The Numbers, who are also a QuirkyMinibossSquad. They also have...[[FetusTerrible Other surprises.]]
* ''Anime/CodeGeass:''
** Lelouch's female bodyguard, Kallen Kouzuki.
** In a related example, Knight of the Round [[BloodKnight Luciano Bradley]] is supported by the Grausam Valkyrie Team, an AmazonBrigade complete with pink mecha.
* Lust and Sloth from ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' act as two of Dante's bodyguards for the most part.
* ''Anime/AgentAika'': The Delmogeny a.k.a. Delmo Corps. The less said about what the BigBad whom they serve [[ThePaidForHarem wants to do with them]] after his grand plan is achieved, the better.
* In one episode of ''GhostInTheShellStandAloneComplex'', a [[MonsterOfTheWeek bad guy of the week]] is tipped off that the police are trying to track him down. While a shootout proceeds outside in the hallway, Motoko Kusanagi jumps in through the window. One mook notices her and tells two female android bodyguards to fight her off.
** In another episode the target of an assassination attempt lives in a mansion with RobotGirl guards/maids.
** Seen also in the original manga with Colonel Tonoda's {{sexbot}} suddenly sprouting guns to fend off an attack by a rogue gynoid.
* One villain in ''CityHunter'' has an entire militia of female mercenaries guarding his private mansion. Said villain was allergic to the presence of other men, hence the [[JustifiedTrope justification of this trope]].
* In ''MahouSenseiNegima'', Fate's personal QuirkyMinibossSquad is composed exclusively of {{Cute Monster Girl}}s. As of late, he's even [[{{Meido}} dressed them up as maids.]]
** Ala Alba itself nearly counts, given that all of them by now have made Pactios with Negi. Kotaro is the only outrider in the deal, [[spoiler: and when he gets into a Pactio with Natsumi, she's more of a stealth expert than an ActionGirl.]]
* Most of the villains in ''Anime/SailorMoon''. Specifically the Ayakashi Sisters (R), the Amazoness Quartet (Super S) and the Sailor Animates (Stars). The Witches Five from S were more of an EvilGenius team, as they'd send mooks but rarely fought.
** In [[Manga/SailorMoon the manga]], the inner scouts count as this for Princess Serenity, along with the [[spoiler: Amazoness Quartet]] for Chibiusa.
* A quartet of these crop up occasionally in ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'', generally called in by Tomoyo when transport is needed an no other adult figures are available.
* Hisami has an attractive female bodyguyard in ''[[RODTheTV Read or Dream]]''. We later find out the woman [[MuggedForDisguise is actually the villainess Lily in disguise]], and that the real bodyguard was left BoundAndGagged in a bathroom.
* Halibel from ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' has only female fraccion.
* The maids in charge of security of the Hanaukyo household in ''HanaukyoMaidTai''.
* ''LightNovel/DenpaTekiNaKanojo'': At the school, Juu tries to confront Ayase and she pulls a razor, then all the girls run to protect a surprised Juu. Justified because Yukihime and Madoka are Ame's friends, and is logical she asked them not to solve the case, but help Ame to protect Juu.
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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* TheJoker's topless female Nazi transsexual bodyguard Bruno in ''ComicBook/{{All Star Batman|And Robin the Boy Wonder}}'' and ''ComicBook/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns.'' Yes, you read that right. She wears ''swastika pasties.''
** Bruno's an independent operative in DKR. [[ThoseTwoBadGuys Rob and Don]] work for her after the mutant leader's takedown.
** Harley Quinn, especially in ''{{Comicbook/Joker}}'' where she's never seen speaking on panel.
* Comicbook/BlackPanther has a highly trained group of female bodyguards called the Dora Milaje, who are technically speaking wives-in-waiting - but since he never ever sleeps with any of them, you can't really call them a harem. They call him 'husband', however. They're almost certainly inspired by the "Dahomey Amazons" - see the Real Life section below.
* Lark from ''Comicbook/{{Batman}}'' is the Penguin's bodyguard and limousine driver. She actually predates the much better known Mercy Graves mentioned below.
* In the {{Superman}} comics, Lex Luthor has a pair of female bodyguards named Mercy (a CanonImmigrant from ''SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'') and Hope. It has been hinted that they might be a pair of renegade Amazons.
* [[{{Transmetropolitan}} Spider Jerusalem's]] "filthy assistants", more specifically Channon, who was (re)hired specifically to be his bodyguard and went to a high school where students were required to carry weapons.
* {{Darkseid}} has the Female Furies, though they are only rarely used as bodyguards per se.
* In ''StrangersInParadise'', [[TheMafia Darcy]] [[PsychoLesbian Parker]] has the bleached-blonde amazonian twins [[BastardUnderstudy Tambi]] and [[DumbMuscle Bambi]] as her bodyguards and main thugs. [[spoiler:They are eventually revealed as heroine Katchoo's half-sisters.]]
* WonderWoman's mother, Queen Hippolyta, named Alkyone, Myrto, Charis, and Philomela as her personal guards. While they were indeed fanatically devoted to their queen, it... didn't work out that well, particularly since they didn't transfer that loyalty to the queen's ''daughter''.
* ComicBook/TheRiddler had Echo and Query towards the end of his criminal career. They have yet to reappear since he became a reformed detective.
* Miho often acts as a bodyguard to Dwight in ''SinCity''.
* Kennedy's Slayer bodyguards in season nine of ''ComicBook/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' provide a literal example.
* Deconstructed in ''ComicBook/TheCouriers''. Triad boss Johnny Funwrecker's brigade of teen girl bodyguards are recognised by everyone else as purely a way for him to indulge his fetishes, almost none of them are any use in an actual fight, and the only one of them who is genuinely competent ends up successfully plotting his utter destruction because she's fed up with being treated like a sex object.
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[[folder:Film]]
* In the ''Film/WildWildWest'' movie, Dr Loveless has his aides/bodyguards Amazonia, Munitia, Miss Lippenrieder and Miss East.
* ''Film/JamesBond''
** The reclusive millionaire in ''Film/DiamondsAreForever'', is guarded (from rescue or escape) by two beautiful and under-clad young women named Bambi and Thumper. Bond is forced to beat them.
** ''Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough''. Bond enters TheMafiya casino wearing his X-Ray specs which reveals the lingerie of the casino girls...and the fact that they're carrying guns under their dresses.
* Mr. Han's daughters from ''Film/EnterTheDragon''. As Roper says, "No one's more loyal than [[DaddysLittleVillain Daddy's little girl.]]"
* Used in the Creator/JackieChan movie ''Film/ArmorOfGod'' (aka ''[[MarketBasedTitle Operation Condor 2]]'').
* Rotti Largo from ''Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera'' is always accompanied by his two female body guards. For a gender inversion, Amber Sweet and her two bondage guards.
* Frank White of ''KingOfNewYork'' rarely goes anywhere without his SaltAndPepper pair of BodyguardBabes, Melanie and Raye.
* Queen Amidala's handmaidens in ''Franchise/StarWars'' are also [[InformedAbility highly trained bodyguards.]] Watch five beautifully dressed, flawlessly coiffed young women mow down battle droids. (We can assume that Sabé, her stand-in for the "decoy trick", was the best at it.)
* Perhaps inspired by stories of Gaddafi, Sascha Baron Cohen's character in ''Film/TheDictator'' has a few of these.
* When Creator/RobertRodriguez was roping in various friends and acquaintances for ''Film/ElMariachi'', the guy playing Azul said he'd only appear in the film [[AThreesomeIsHot if he could be seen in bed with two women]]. Rodriguez said they weren't making that kind of movie, but if he could find the women then Azul could have a couple of female bodyguards instead.
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[[folder:Literature]]
* Molly, a "razorgirl", in the short story ''Johnny Mnemonic''. (In [[Film/JohnnyMnemonic the film]], she was replaced with the CaptainErsatz Jane because the rights to the character of Molly were tied up with the ''Literature/{{Neuromancer}}'' film which was never produced.)
* The Fish Speakers, [[{{Dune}} God-Emperor Leto II's]] galactic occupation army, whose elite members make up his personal guard unit. Entirely female as part of his master plan for humanity's destiny and to prevent things like his soldiers raping civilians or otherwise abusing their monopoly on violence (like ''every'' male army in history).
* ''[[Literature/{{Quiller}} Quiller's Run]]'' by [[Creator/EllestonTrevor Adam Hall]]. Shoda, female Thai ArmsDealer and BigBad, uses women as bodyguards and assassins.
* In Barry Hughart's ''[[Literature/BridgeOfBirds The Story of the Stone]],'' the barbarian king who is holding Moon Boy (sort of) captive has a regiment of all-female bodyguards.
* In the ''SwordOfTruth'' series, the D'Haran Emperor's CombatSadomasochist elite bodyguard cadre, the Mord-Sith, who all wear [[AuthorAppeal skintight red leather, and wield what is essentially a magical riding crop]].
* Jubal Harshaw in ''Literature/StrangerInAStrangeLand'' has surrounded himself with beautiful personal assistants, among whose multiple talents and skills include his personal security. Although they flirt, he's too much of a ChivalrousPervert (and perhaps too old) to regard them as a harem.
* The Hapan Royal Guard in the ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse''.
* Giantia and Titania, John Sunlight's Amazonian bodyguards, in the DocSavage novel ''Fortress of Solitude''.
* In the ''{{Sten}}'' Series, the eponymous protagonist acquires a Bhor bodyguard. The Bhor are enormous aliens who look rather like large blue-furred wookies and act like vikings, but the captain of the guard is Cind, human [[FriendlySniper sniper-hottie]] who also harbors a major BodyguardCrush.
* When Elayne reorganizes the Queen's Guard in ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'', per personal bodyguard becomes this.
** Also, the Maidens of the Spear become this to Rand, much to his chagrin.
* An equal opportunity example shows up in the ''MerryGentry'' series. The royals of the faerie court are guarded by a cadre of the opposite sex, who [[EveryoneHasLotsOfSex double as a harem]] until the royal person is married.
** While a single- (and opposite-) sex guard, and the harem emphasis, are recent phenomena of Unseelie-specific history, membership in any court's Royal Guard was always one way to become a lover and potential consort, so this was pandemic to the setting to a limited extent.
* In the ''Haven'' series by SimonRGreen the biggest crime boss in Haven (St Christophe) has a bodyguard of twelve female bodyguards, each a deadly warrior and completely naked bar their swordbelts as a very effective distraction technique.
* In ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'', Gentleman Johnny Marcone has a number of bodyguards, among them, Ms. Gard. Gard's ''official'' position is that of a consultant, but it's made ''very'' clear that she doubles as a bodyguard as well.
* Juliet Butler from ''ArtemisFowl'' is somewhat of a subversion. Though she's been trained for most of her life as a bodyguard, it's because she's a Butler, and that's what they do. When Artemis keeps her around for missions, it's solely because she's well trained and already knows about TheMasquerade.
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[[folder:Live Action TV]]
* ''Series/VRTroopers'' has Karl Ziktor flanked in his office by women.
** In ''Series/ChoujinkiMetalder'', Gozo Kirihara (Karl Ziktor's counterpart in the source material) has his two secretaries, K and S.
* Yoko Minato/Kamen Rider Marika in ''Series/KamenRiderGaim''.
* The Mord-Sith from ''Series/LegendOfTheSeeker''.
* Pops up occasionally on ''{{Chuck}}'', where an episode's BigBad might have a female [[TheDragon Dragon]] who also doubles as a bodyguard, or other female Mooks who take the bodyguard roll more specifically. Shows up in full force in one fourth season episode, where a female arms dealer runs a gang entirely made up of women, including her personal bodyguard (leading to a [[CrowningMomentOfFunny hilariously botched attempt]] by [[TheStoic Casey]] to seduce a guard holding his team captive).
* On ''TheWestWing'', a drunken Russian politician showed up unannounced at the White House with a young woman that Josh assumed was either a bodyguard or a prostitute. It's never conclusively established either way.
* While Lagertha of ''Series/{{Vikings}}'' commands both male and female warriors, her personal guard detail are all female.
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[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* Chyna was Triple H's body guard back when he was still a mid-carder in the WWE.
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[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* One of the villains in ''[[HeroSystem Dark Champions]]'' has twin female bodyguards Starrlight and Starrbright.
* In the backstory of ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'', corrupt Master of the Administratum and dictator of the Imperium Goge Vandire had an all-female bodyguard known as the Brides Of The Emperor, who were conditioned to believe everything he said unquestioningly and practically worship him. In the end though they turned on him and beheaded him after their leaders had an audience with their god, the Emperor. They are now known as the [[AmazonBrigade Sisters Of Battle.]]
* The exceedingly combat-capable [[CatGirl Felicia]] series bioroids in ''TranshumanSpace'' were created for an eccentric sultan to be both this and [[EyeCandy living ornaments]] for his throne room. They proved their worth when his sister tried to hurry the succession along, and became very popular. Though there are male Felicias.
* The demon lord Graz'zt from ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' has a significantly overproportional number of succubi and marilith demons amongst his inner circle and personal guard.
* In ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}'' the Everqueen of Ulthuan has traditionally been protected by her all-female elite cadre of handmaidens - the Maiden Guard - recruited from the most skilled and accomplished Sisters of Avelorn (the female wardens, protectors and rangers of the land of Avelorn, where the Everqueen rules).
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[[folder:Theatre]]
* YakovSmirnoff parodies this concept in his show in Branson; when he plays "President Yakov", his bodyguards are attractive women.
-->'''Audience member:''' Mr. President... can I get your Secret Service agents's numbers?
-->'''Yakov:''' 1-900...
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''VideoGame/{{Oni}}'' has the Fury class of Striker troops. The manual states that the red-ranked Furies are Muro's personal bodyguard.
* Shows up in ''VideoGame/ReturnToCastleWolfenstein''.
** The [[SpyCatsuit Elite Guard]] are the personal bodyguard/elite troops for Colonel Helga von Bulow of the SS Paranormal Division.
* In ''VideoGame/EvilGenius'', your mastermind starts accumulating {{Stripperiffic}} bodyguards once your Notoriety is high enough.
* ''[[VideoGame/DevilMayCry Devil May Cry 2]]'' features a boss fight in which [[DiabolicalMastermind Arius]] leaves the fight to have his ArtificialHuman female guards attack Dante. Supposedly these are stronger than Lucia, as she's a defect. She manages to defeat Arius herself at the end of the game.
* In ''VideoGame/TimeSplitters: Future Perfect'', the 1960's levels have you and Harry Tipper battle a James Bond villain whose elite guard are made up entirely of women, bluntly titled "The Booty Guard".
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'' had Queen Brahne's main army troops be all female (and dressed in [[{{Stripperiffic}} somewhat impractical armour and uniforms that flatter their figure]]); the men were in the Knights of Pluto, and had much less respect. The backstory indicates the country of Alexandria has been a matriarchy (both politically and militarily) for centuries if not longer.
* In ''VideoGame/MassEffect1'', mini-boss [[EvilMatriarch Matriarch Benezia]] has a personal squad of tightly-clad asari commandos at her service. Of course, [[OneGenderRace since all asari are female]], this trope would be the general rule, unless an asari VIP was to hire [[CadreOfForeignBodyguards alien bodyguards]].
* In ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4GunsOfThePatriots'', the FROG unit and the Beauty and the Beast Corps are both exclusively female, and the most Elite of mooks in the game.
* The entire Bison Elite Guard (a.k.a. [[AmazonBrigade the Dolls]]) from ''[[VideoGame/StreetFighterAlpha Street Fighter Alpha 3]]'' may qualify, but only Juni and Juli serve this function in-game during the arcade mode as the last two opponents prior to the final match with M. Bison for most of the characters.
* The Feng twins from ''VideoGame/IndianaJonesAndTheEmperorsTomb''.
* The female Prometheus soldiers in ''VideoGame/SoldierOfFortune II'', although they're [[FauxActionGirl less skilled than their male counterparts]].
* Cassandra's bodyguards in ''VideoGame/PerfectDark'', much stronger than the Mooks you had been fighting for the first two levels of the game.
** Zhang Li's last line of defense in ''Perfect Dark Zero'' is a group of about 20 elite female guards armed with cloaking devices and plasma rifles.
* According to the ''{{VideoGame/Diablo}} II'' manual, the [[HornyDevils succubi]] enemies in Lord of Destruction are Baal's personal harem. Given that you'll fight a few hundred over the course of Act V, Baal is clearly a pimp.
* ''[[VideoGame/LunarTheSilverStar Lunar: Silver Star Story]]'': The [[BigBad Magic Emperor's]] three main henchmen are [[EvilIsSexy sexy-evil]] Xenobia, [[spoiler:Phacia and Royce]]. To add insult to injury, he later recruits [[spoiler:Luna, the protagonist's girlfriend]].
* [[PlayingWithFire Gauche]] and [[BlowYouAway Droite]] are [[AffablyEvil Yeager's]] [[SingleMindedTwins twin]] loli bodyguards in ''VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia''.
* Celia and Lettie to Marquis Elmdor in ''FinalFantasyTactics'', though slightly subverted in that they're actually non-gendered demons.
** And though not as overt, every time you fight Weigraf (except the [[DuelBoss last time]]) all of his support is female.
** Princess Ovelia's bodyguard Agrias and her Lionsguard squad are all women.
* Al-Cid in ''FinalFantasyTacticsA2'' fights your clan with his gang of Viera bodyguards. The law (or rule) for that fight forbids you to lay harm on the Veria units at all, making them dangerous if you plan to abide by the law.
* ''VisualNovel/UminekoNoNakuKoroNi'' brings not only Beatrice's sisters-in-furniture, ''The Seven Stakes of Purgatory'', there's also the bunny-girl quartet of [[spoiler:MARIA's]] ''The Siesta Corps''.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Tekken}} 6'', after his FaceHeelTurn and taking over the Mishima Zaibatsu, Jin Kazama hires [[DarkActionGirl Nina Williams]] to be his personal bodyguard. Her sister Anna Williams, not to be outdone, offers herself to become the bodyguard of the leader of the Zaibatsu's rival G-Corporation, Jin's father Kazuya Mishima.
* In ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', all of the guards for Darnassus, the night elf capital city, are women, including Tyrande Whisperwind's HonorGuard.
* In the original ''VideoGame/NoOneLivesForever'', a group of three [[HighlyVisibleNinja brightly-patterned]] SpyCatsuit-wearing, ''Series/CharliesAngels''-[[ShoutOut like]] women serve as this for H.A.R.M. They even have [[TheSixties sixties]]-style promotional posters in their room touting them as the Elite Guard. [[LampshadeHanging They often complain that they have nothing to do]].
* ''{{I-Ninja}}'''s BigBad, The EvilOverlord [[PunnyName O-Dor]] was protected by his Elite all female body guards, the Stenchu.
* ''VideoGame/EnchantedArms'': Lord Tokimune uses Kunoichi golems as his personal bodyguards.
* The Bratgirls from ''CrashOfTheTitans'' are Nina's personal bodyguards. Not so much in ''CrashMindOverMutant'', though.
* In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'', you get several of these, as almost all the housecarls you get when named Thane of a hold are nubile females with reasonably good battle skills.
* In ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity'', Talia al Ghul possesses an elite squad of Kunoichi bodyguards.
* In ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsOriginalGeneration'', Maier Branstein's personal guard are the [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Troye/Treue]] Unit, comprised entirely of female pilots. Considering that his niece was among them, we can only hope he didn't create the unit for the obvious reasons.
* The arch-villain of ''Videogame/{{Mercenaries}}'' has an all-female bodyguard contingent. Despite the game being set in North Korea, this is almost certainly in reference to Muammar al-Gaddafi's bodyguards (although in the game they're actually 'loyal'' to their boss and quite effective fighters and while it's implied they're also a harem there's no evidence of it in the missions).
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[[folder:Webcomics]]
* ''Webcomic/{{Annyseed}}'': Count Tarrorviene is never seen without the lovely ninja Tabria watching over him.
* Nick Claus in ''{{Monsterful}}'' has an entire [[http://www.monsterful.com/chapter12page12.html humanoid reindeer team]] (it even includes a [[http://www.monsterful.com/chapter12page13.html red-nose Loli]] by the name of Rudelph), they serve as both reindeer and also double as Nick bodyguards.
** The entire reindeer team (even including Nick) is a [[FanService fanservice parade!]]
* The Mistress' guards in ''Webcomic/{{Oglaf}}''.
* King Zahard's PraetorianGuard, the Princesses of Zahard, from ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod''.
* As a wandering mercenary, ''Webcomic/{{Glorianna}}'' has been hired for this position on a couple of occasions.
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[[folder:Web Original]]
* Billionaire industrialist Lexington Cargill, one of the {{Big Bad}}s of the ''GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', is always accompanied by [[AmazonBrigade three rather tall and imposing]] women named Faith, Hope, and Charity. It is known that each of these three is super-strong and immune to gunfire.
* Male examples in ''Literature/RaisingAngels'', toting around two athletic twins that have quite the female following, the little Dream Walker certainly know how to party with style.
* In the WebSerialNovel ''Literature/{{Worm}}'', Kaiser, a white supremacist supervillain, has Menja and Fenja as his bodyguards, who are twins with {{Sizeshifter}} powers.
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[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' has LexLuthor's bodyguard, Mercy Graves, who wears a chauffeur uniform with very tight pants. Mercy returned as Lex's bodyguard in ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'' and ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice''.
* ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' examples:
** Mr. Freeze of all people employed [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5M7ueGZypYE a goon squad of women wearing]] [[ExposedToTheElements impossibly short leg-baring parka-type outfits.]] One would hope they're actually wearing warm and comfy flesh-colored tights.
** The Penguin had henchwomen Jay, Lark and Raven.
** Calendar Girl had the gender-flipped version; bodyguards who looked like Chippendales Dancers.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'' episode "The Mask of Matches Malone!", Batman poses as mobster Matches Malone and has Black Canary, Huntress and Catwoman pose as his bodyguards. After being conked on the head [[AmnesiacLiar and believing himself to be a true mobster]], Malone is shown with several other henchwomen/bodyguards.
** Another episode has Lashina and Stompa, Mongal's female enforcers.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'' had the Kabuki Twins, the Penguin's two female bodyguards. The above-mentioned Mercy Graves also appeared as Luthor's bodyguard in a later episode. The final season also introduced attractive female sidekicks for Mirror Master and Firefly, despite both villains generally working alone in the comics.
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[[folder:Real Life]]
* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandragupta_Maurya Chandragupta Maurya]] had an army of female bodyguards, making this OlderThanFeudalism.
* [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Green_Nuns.jpg The 40-woman 'Green Nuns']] of the deceased Libyan dictator [[UsefulNotes/MuammarGaddafi Muammar al-Gaddafi]] ([[SpellMyNameWithAnS may his spellings be many]]). Muammar claimed that the "Green Nuns" were formed to get the Libyan people to warm up to the idea of women in the armed forces. How much of that you believe is up to you...
** Turns out that they were less bodyguards and more a private harem mainly full of women who weren't there of their own free will - which might explain how none of them stayed around to protect him, once things went south.
* The non-fiction book ''Gomorrah'' mentioned that female Camorra gang bosses use female bodyguards. They often dress in yellow jumpsuits in homage to Uma Thurman's outfit in ''Film/KillBill''.
* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dahomey_Amazons Dahomey Amazons]] of Benin, who went from royal harem to PraetorianGuard before being expanded into an all-out AmazonBrigade.
* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madame_Nhu Madame Nhu]], the first lady of South Vietnam from 1955 to 1963 who infamously referred to the self-immolation of a Buddhist monk in protest of her brother-in-law's policies as a "Buddhist barbecue" and was herself referred to by some as "the DragonLady," had a team of all female bodyguards.
* Chinese businesswomen are [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15688685 starting to seek out young female bodyguards]] who are less conspicuous than their burly male counterparts. [[http://www.chinawhisper.com/pictures-pretty-china-female-bodyguards-under-hard-training They are still subjected to the same intense training.]]
** More common than most people think. When an important person is accopanied by big men in suits and what appears to be a secretary, she's often one of the bodyguards as well.
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