A scene used countless times in media: Some construction workers are on their lunch break, when all of a sudden a sexy lady struts by the site. Cue the [[WolfWhistle Wolf Whistling]] and sexual comments.

Commonly subverted nowadays by having the workers comment on something else entirely.
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[[folder: Advertising ]]

* Subverted in an Arby's commercial, where they say nothing after a couple of ladies walk by, while a man holding a bag of Arby's food gets several catcalls such as "Can I get some fries with that shake?".
* Inverted in a famous commercial for Diet Coke, with a bunch of ladies ogling a construction worker on his lunch break.

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* Featured prominently in ''Microwave Massacre'', due to the main character being a construction worker.
* In ''TheMuppetsTakeManhattan'', some construction workers try to flirt with Miss Piggy while she's spying on Kermit. The flirting stops after piggy has a tantrum [[BrawnHilda that involves bending steel bars]].

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* In ''Literature/BridgetJones: The Edge of Reason'', when Bridget goes to meet her friends, she walks past a construction site. She prepares herself for "lewd catcalls and embarrassing remarks" then feels a "complete arse" for not getting any. On her way back, she walks past them again, and hears a "huge cacophony of appreciative noises". When she turns around to give them a filthy look, she finds out that they're all looking the other way, and one of them had just thrown a brick through the window of a car.
* GenderFlipped in Robert Merle's novel ''The Virility Factor'', where, after {{Gendercide}} killed most of the men in the world, the male protagonist has to deal with catcalling female construction workers, who eventually assault him sexually.

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[[folder: Live Action TV ]]

* Used in an episode of ''TheThinBlueLine'', where the woman is Sergeant Patricia Dawkins and winds up getting so irritated she arrests the lot of them for harrassment.
* On season 7 of ''DiffrentStrokes'', Mr. Drummond's new wife makes fun of him going out to a construction site (he's dressed as a construction worker), saying he'll be catcalling "Hey, chickie baby!". [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzh1FOlzkB8#t=0m35s It made the opening credits montage.]]
* On one episode of ''MalcolmInTheMiddle'', one student in Malcolm's school gets in trouble for writing a short story about a woman who dies in a hit and run accident after failing to heed one construction worker's warning of the oncoming vehicle, since she learned to ignore their catcalls. It's all because of one catcall that Malcolm failed to remove or censor, and as punishment, the principal cancels all extracurricular activities.
* Jerry discusses this in his stand-up act in the ''{{Seinfeld}}'' pilot, when he talks about how men have no idea what women want. "Men know what men want, what do we want? We want women, that's it! It's the only thing we know for sure, it really is: we want women. How do we get them? Oh, we don't know 'bout that, we don't know. The next step after that we have no idea. This is why you see men honking car-horns, yelling from construction sites. These are the best ideas we've had so far."
* In the ''SexAndTheCity'' episode "The Drought", Miranda is frustrated because she [[EverybodyHasLotsOfSex hasn't had sex for months.]] Eventually, she confronts a catcalling construction worker:
-->'''Worker:''' Where are you goin', doll? I got what you want. I got what you need.
-->'''Miranda:''' You talking to me?
-->'''Worker:''' We got a live one, boys.
-->'''Miranda:''' You got what I want? You got what I need? Well, what I want is to get laid. What I need is to get laid. I need is to get laid!
-->'''Worker:''' Take it easy, lady. I'm married.
-->'''Miranda:''' All talk and no action, huh?
* On an episode of ''{{Dinosaurs}}'', Earl's friend Roy Hess begins leering at a dino lady with a fully developed tail while on his lunch break.
* In ''GreenWing'', Joanne walks back and forth past a group of workers, trying to grab their attention, each time acting more and more "sexy". She decides to flash them in the end.
* On ''GetALife'', Chris starts hanging out with construction workers and learning their ways - as they catcall ladies walking by, he chimes in to one "Yeah! ''Eat'' that cheese, lady!" She walks up to him and knees him in the groin, to the great amusement of the others.
* Used in an ''A Current Affair'' segment on a weight loss treatment: reporter Brady Halls stated that not so long ago, this would never have happened to the women in question. ''TheChasersWarOnEverything'' called them out for basically sending the message, "Get dieting now, ladies, here's your chance to be wolf-whistled by seedy men!"
* On ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', Paige is dressed up and given a tray of baked goods in order to distract a group of construction workers. Piper makes a point of undoing an extra button on her blouse before sending her out.
* Doug tries to coerce some workers into doing this to Carrie on ''Series/TheKingOfQueens''.
* Lily Tomlin leads a seminar on how to GenderFlip the activity in a season 1 sketch of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', with Creator/DanAykroyd as the target.

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[[folder: Video Games ]]

* The "Deconstruction" mission of ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoSanAndreas'' has C.J.'s sister Kendl complaining about the people of a local construction site hassling her and calling her a hooker. C.J. takes this badly. [[DisproportionateRetribution Very badly]].

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[[folder: Web Comics ]]

* This happens in [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/danmazur/palindramas/series.php?view=archive&chapter=21762 this]] ''{{Palindramas}}'' strip. Except that, in order to make it a palindrome, the construction workers have to be numbers.
* ''{{Sinfest}}'': [[MsFanservice Monique]] decides that she [[AttentionWhore craves attention]], and so wanders by a construction site (marked "[[LampshadeHanging High Testosterone Area]]"). This being Sinfest, it's ''she'' who [[{{Troll}} makes the demeaning comments]], then gleefully runs from the resulting barrage of construction equipment.

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[[folder: Web Original ]]

* The focus of a Creator/BaratsAndBereta [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DViogbPTH4 sketch.]]
* The [[http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/ash-pedreiro-dat-ash Ash Pedreiro]] [[MemeticMutation meme]] is named after the Portuguese word for "bricklayer", and he makes {{Anime/Pokemon}}-related {{Double Entendre}}s, such as, "[[http://legacy-cdn.smosh.com/smosh-pit/062011/dat-ash-pikachu.png Ay gurl, take them clothes off so I can get a Pikachu]]".

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* On ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Today I Am a Clown", Homer gains a new talk show. We see some workers watching the show while on break, and as a lady walks by the site, one worker proceeds to hit on her. However, he's just recommending Homer's show.
** Discussed in the episode "Brother From Another Series". Sideshow Bob is given a construction job on a dam by his brother, and sarcastically asks if it will be his job to lead the "hooting". "Oh, yah! Shake it, madame! Capital knockers!"
* On ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', Peter once mentioned working as a construction worker in a ManateeGag, but could never get the catcalls right, telling one woman "You suck!".
* On ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'', the Constructicons like to do the nearest TransformingMecha equivalent by catcalling at hot sportscars
* On ''KingOfTheHill'' episode "Square-Footed Monster" which is about Ted Wassonasong building a mansion within the main characters' block, Bobby and Joseph hang out with the construction workers, and they all make catcalls to a woman passing by.
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', "Sonic Rainboom" has a scene where some pegasus construction workers gawp at Rarity's magically-granted [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything butterfly wings]].
* Parodied in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/CowAndChicken'', where Chicken sees some ''[[GenderFlip female]]'' [[GenderFlip construction workers whistling at a muscular guy]].
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' opens with this. Beavis and Butt-Head admire their ability to talk to women.

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