FemmeFatale in training, a Fille Fatale (French for "fatal girl", idiomatically "girl to die for") is an adolescent or younger girl who knows how to use her looks to get what she wants.

While some will [[KidAnova focus solely on their peers]], others want actual grown men and will proceed to seduce one. She may well initiate a TeacherStudentRomance plot. This, of course, has much bigger implications for their victim -- who is very liable to a [[{{Pun}} sacking]] at best (if they're a teacher), with a [[JailBait statutory rape charge]] being more common (depends on jurisdiction, though).

Note that, in real life, children who exhibit sexualized behavior have often been the victims of sexual abuse. This is rarely addressed in fiction. In [[MoralGuardians some people's opinion]], overexposure to adult content like movies, porn, {{the Internet|IsForPorn}}, and music can cause the same kind of prematurely sexualized behavior, though how true this is is ''[[InternetBackdraft HOTLY]]'' debated.

Compare her [[DistaffCounterpart Spear Counterpart]], the KidAnova. See also JailBait. In gay media, a particularly young and aggressive [[TheTwink Twink]] can fill much the same role.

For obvious reasons, DawsonCasting is very likely. See also TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior. In some Western countries [[ValuesDissonance (though certainly not all of them)]], a major source of {{Squick}}.

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[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]
* The above picture shows both Ren and Maria from ''Manga/SkipBeat'', the latter invoking this trope in a daydream in which she imagines the former professing undying love. Outside said daydreams, he's fond of her (not in that way) and pities her for her family situation, so he pays attention to her.
* OlderThanTheyThink: this archetype appeared in 1975 with Meg, the tomboyish heroine of the MagicalGirl series ''Anime/MajokkoMegChan''. The girl is pretty aware of her good looks, is coquettish and outspoken (unlike the more mellow heroines of the time), and the OP of the series has her singing about using her beauty to woo guys and get what she wants from them.
* Ibuki Yagami from ''Manga/MaisonIkkoku'', who aggressively pursues Godai, her substitute teacher.
* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'''s Asuka Langley Soryuu has a blatant, possessive crush on Kaji (and raging 14-year-old narcissism in general) that turns out to be a symptom of her trauma and desperate need for attention to give her self-worth. Kaji doesn't accept her advances whatsoever, thinking she is much too young. She also makes a few subtle (and a few not so subtle) advances at main character Shinji Ikari, most of which pass over Shinji's head. In ''RebuildOfEvangelion'', Asuka's crush on Kaji is completely absent, and she tries to win Shinji over by [[ThroughHisStomach being a good cook]].
* Zange from ''Manga/{{Kannagi}}''.
* Evangeline [=McDowell=] from ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' seems like this at first glance, but the little detail about her being [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld literally the]] [[spoiler: second]] [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld oldest entity on campus]] (including the ancient principal, the ghost that has been haunting her current classroom for sixty years, and, in all likelyhood, the dragon under the library) sort of disqualifies her. Now, if only she would quit making passes at ''her'' (ten-year-old) teacher....
* In ''Manga/GunsmithCats'', Minnie May was working as a prostitute and taking age-slowing drugs to appeal to those with a young girl fetish. Though it's explained rather vaguely, she used drugs in order to hasten her puberty so that her adult boyfriend wouldn't feel weird about being with her. She got breasts and hips a lot earlier than normal, but, as a side-effect, stopped growing for good.
* Akari in ''Manga/DominaNoDo''.
* Nao from ''Anime/MaiHiME''. She pretends to engage in EnjoKosai, then rolls the marks with her CHILD.
* Ryuuko from ''Manga/WolfGuyWolfenCrest''.
* Subverted in ''Manga/SoulEater'', where [[spoiler: Rachel Boyd acts this way...but ''only'' when she's the victim of Medusa's GrandTheftMe. Once Medusa leaves her body, it's presumed she returns to be a more or less normal five-year-old girl.]]
* ''Manga/OmamoriHimari'' has Shizuku, who's a ReallySevenHundredYearsOld TokenMiniMoe water demon and who openly tries to seduce the main character (or anyone else, if it's in her favour, or just for fun).
* Blue from ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'' ([[DubNameChange known as "Green" in the US]]). She grew out of it later, though.
* Alois Trancy from the second season of ''Manga/BlackButler'' is one of the very few male examples; wearing skimpy booty shorts, acting slutty, having no respect for any private space...in fact, he's a textbook example for the oversexed behaviour of some young victims of sexual abuse. [[spoiler: Sadly, Alois (or better said, Jim Macken) ''is'' one: he and other boys around his age were {{Sex Slave}}s for a rich nobleman, and he was the only one who survived. Already unstable from ''before'' the abuse thanks to the death of his younger brother Luca, Alois /Jim ultimately crossed the DespairEventHorizon and make a DealWithTheDevil, summoning Claude Faustus...]]
* 15-year-old Flay Allster from ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED''. When her father is killed by a ZAFT pilot, she decides that she wants the Coordinators of ZAFT dead, and also wants her former classmate Kira to suffer for failing to protect her father. Knowing that Kira hates killing but is also the only one with the skills to really combat the Coordinators, she feigns a romantic interest in him and manipulates him into fighting, including at least one instance of having sex with him. [[spoiler:Eventually, [[BecomingTheMask her feigned feelings begin to become genuine]], but she dies before she ever gets to make amends for her original motivations, leaving Kira believing she was really in love with him from the get go.]]
* Given her age of only 13 years old, [[Manga/ACertainScientificRailgun Kuroko Shirai]]'s sexual fixation of her "Onee-sama" makes her this. Especially when you see her taste in underwear and swimsuits.
* Jeremy from ''Manga/ACruelGodReigns'' is a rare real life example in that in the manga, the entire first six volumes are a flashback to the sexual and physical abuse that he received at the hands of his stepfather. While this is going on, Jeremy begins to envision drinking Ian's blood in a fetish sort of way, and repeatedly forcibly kisses his roommate William (although this is more along the lines of SexForSolace). In the latter, present day half of the story, Jeremy becomes a teenaged prostitute and is constantly making advances toward or is trying to seduce his stepbrother Ian to "bring him down to his level" and essentially punish him for not believing or helping him when he first confessed that he was being raped by their father. He seduces or trades sex for things like drugs from his older classmate Pansy or even a random adult at a party in exchange for a cigarette. Although on the older side at 16, Jeremy's flirtations are blatant examples of FanDisservice and are far more adult than they should be.
* Mitsuko Souma of ''Literature/BattleRoyale'' tries to be a FemmeFatale, but she really is this. And unlike most examples of this trope, it actually ''is'' a result of [[RapeAsBackstory sexual abuse as a child]].
* From ''Manga/AnsatsuKyoushitsu'', while we don't see much of them, Touka Yada and Hinano Kurahashi are shown to be this trope thanks to being students of the FemmeFatale Irina.
* 15-going-on-16 years old Yukime from ''Manga/HellTeacherNube'' is introduced as one. She at first intended to either drag him by force with her [[IfICantHaveYou or kill him]], but when she [[BerserkButton commited the mistake]] of [[WouldHurtAChild threatening his students]] and [[PapaWolf he fought her off]], [[LoveRedeems her love became more genuine]] and she decided to gain his affections by more honest means.
* In Manga/{{Cyborg 009}}'s story ''Heart of the Machine'', Albert/004 strikes an OddFriendship with a 13/14-year-old girl named Nana. She turns out to be this, due to ''extreme'' ParentalAbandonment; [[spoiler: at some point she even strips naked to taunt Albert, and when he doesn't take the bait, she covers herself and breaks down crying]]
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[[folder: Comics ]]
* Very cleverly and humorously applied in ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' without it being the least bit {{Squick}}y. Six-year old Susie Derkins "charmed" stuffed tiger Hobbes into giving her his water balloon during a water fight, and she used it to drench Calvin.
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[[folder: Film ]]
* Adrienne Forrester (Alicia Silverstone) in ''Film/TheCrush''. A 14-year-old girl falls in love with her parents' house guest. When he declines her advances, she makes his life a living hell.
* After a certain age, girls in any of the incarnations of ''Film/StTrinians'' fit this trope to a tee. Although it should be noted that this, like some of the other British examples listed on this page, features girls of 17 (the heavily sexualised Trinian's girls are Sixth Form students), and are therefore of legal age in Britain (Age of consent is 16 in the UK).
* Becky in ''{{Kidulthood}}''.
* Dierdre in ''Foxes'' (1980).
* Diane in ''Literature/{{Trainspotting}}''.
* Ali and Heather in ''Film/{{Bully}}''.
* Tamsin in ''Film/MySummerOfLove''.
* Dodger Allen, ''Film/CryWolf''.
* Kimberly Joyce from ''Film/PrettyPersuasion''.
* Kara from ''Film/{{Brick}}'', along with [[spoiler: Laura Dannon.]] The two straddle the line between this and full-on FemmeFatale; they're high schoolers, but (seemingly) on the older end, and they're also involved in a variety of adult crimes such as drug dealing and blackmail. [[spoiler: And one is indirectly involved in murder.]]
* Tracy Flick (ReeseWitherspoon) of ''Film/{{Election}}'' has had an affair with one of her teachers (who is now an ex-teacher).
* Lux Lisbon in TheVirginSuicides, she's the second youngest (14 years old) [[spoiler: and the only one who had [[ReallyGetsAround sexual intercourses]] among her sisters.]]
* Ivy (Creator/DrewBarrymore) in ''Film/PoisonIvy''.
* Dede Truitt (Creator/ChristinaRicci) in ''Film/TheOppositeOfSex''.
* Hayley Stark of ''Film/HardCandy'' appears to be an example at first -- that is, [[spoiler: until she throws it all aside, ties up the man she was previously seducing, accuses him of being a pedophile, pretends to castrate him, and generally just {{Mind Screw}}s him until he commits suicide]].
* Angela in ''Film/AmericanBeauty'', played by Mena Suvari, is one of these -- [[spoiler: except she never actually did anything; the tales of her sexual conquests of older men were fabrications, and Lester gently turned her down upon learning she was still a virgin.]]
* Esther Coleman from ''Film/{{Orphan}}''. [[spoiler: Or so we think, since her real name is Leena and she's truly in her 30's.]] [[spoiler: Then again, [[IsabelleFuhrman the girl playing her]] was only 12, so it could still qualify]].
* Iris in ''Film/TaxiDriver'', although she is probably forced into this situation
* Regina's little sister in ''Film/MeanGirls'' (who looks to be about nine) is seen imitating the girls on TV lifting their shirts up. Mark Waters says on the DVDCommentary that he felt it was the low point in his directing career asking the child actress to move closer to the teddy bear before flashing.
* Michelle from ''Film/{{Cherrybomb}}'' is most certainly this.
* LeeleeSobieski's character in ''Film/EyesWideShut''.
* Mathilda in ''Film/TheProfessional'' (aka ''Leon'').
* Jodie in ''TamaraDrewe''.
* Bibi (Lynn-Holly Johnson) in ''Film/ForYourEyesOnly''. Film/JamesBond even turns down the chance to sleep with her after she strips off and lies naked in his bed.
* Mini, the VillainProtagonist of ''Mini's First Time'', is, at eighteen, technically too old for this trope, but nevertheless is worth mentioning here since it is her youth that makes her seductiveness, manipulativeness, and evil so astonishing and compelling.
* Sue Ann Stepanek (Tuesday Weld) from ''Film/PrettyPoison'' would be a [[TheVamp vamp]] if it wasn't because she was seventeen.
* Nikki in ''Film/OddGirlOut'', this aspect of her isn't directly relevant to why she's dangerous to the main protagonist, but we are told how she likes to manipulate boys.
* DoubleSubversion with Mia in ''Film/FishTank''. She is clearly intrigued by Connor from the beginning, but doesn't consciously act on it. However, when he starts reciprocating the interest, things turn inappropriate.
* Eli in ''Film/LetTheRightOneIn''... [[Really700YearsOld Sort of.]]
* Tracy and Evie, the main characters in ''{{Film/Thirteen}}'', especially Evie, as Tracy mostly follows her lead. Aside from dressing provocatively for most of the film, at one point they seduce their hot lifeguard neighbor, who's in his twenties. He eventually resists and kicks them out of the house.
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[[folder: Literature ]]
* In Creator/JohnSteinbeck's ''Literature/EastOfEden'', the character Cathy tricks boys into tying her up and fooling around with her at the age of '''ten''', only to practice her ability to manipulate people. And this is only the first in a long life of shocking deeds...
* Delores (Lolita) in ''Literature/{{Lolita}}'' is portrayed this way by Humbert Humbert, the pedophile UnreliableNarrator. Is possibly the TropeCodifier.
* In ''Literature/TheClique,'' Nina Callas is Alicia's beautiful cousin from Spain. She is able to attract most of the 7th grade boys, including the main characters' crushes. She also claims to have tons of experience with boys and knows what attracts them. [[spoiler: It turns out that Nina was just using the boys to hide her kleptomania and was punished when she got back to Spain]].
* When we first meet 13-year old Mona Mayfair in Creator/AnneRice's ''Literature/LivesOfTheMayfairWitches'' trilogy, she has already seduced her way through a number of [[KissingCousins her male cousins]] and proceeds to seduce the thirty-something male protagonist. She later falls for a ''much'' older man, namely, a vampire.
** Telling of Anne Rice's style that the only completely heterosexual character in her series' is seduced by a 13-year old.
--> '''Mona:''' I didn't ''lose'' my virginity. I ''obliterated all traces of its existence''.
* In ''Literature/{{Alatriste}},'' Angélica de Alquézar uses this style to manipulate teenage squire Íñigo.
* Adèle in ''Literature/JaneEyre'' is a sort of G-rated nineteenth-century version of this, taking after her mother, who was an [[ChorusGirls opera dancer]], by being obsessed with looking good and proto-flirting.
* Amma Preaker in Sharp Objects.
* In the Creator/AndrewVachss Burke book ''Terminal'', [[spoiler: the murder victim, Melissa Turnbridge]], is described as someone confident in and abusive of sexual power.
* ''Literature/GreatExpectations'': this is Mrs. Havisham's goal for Estella.
* Felicity Worthington in the GemmaDoyle trilogy [[spoiler:qualifies as a deconstruction, as she actually ''is'' a victim of sexual abuse at the hands of [[ParentalIncest her pedophiliac father]].]]
* In ''Literature/WiseBlood'', Hazel Motes briefly tries to seduce Sabbath Lily Hawks, the 15-year-old daughter of an itinerant preacher (mostly because Hazel wants to horrify the preacher). As it turns out, Sabbath is even more interested in seducing Hazel.
* [[DarkChick Diana Ladris]] from ''Literature/{{Gone}}'' starts the series at fourteen as a {{Manipulative B|astard}}itch with no qualms about using her appearance to get what she wants, which usually works. [[spoiler: In the fourth book, when she's either fourteen or fifteen, she tries to convince [[BigBad Caine]] to follow her plans by sleeping with him. It doesn't work and [[TeenPregnancy has consequences.]]]] Somewhat justified, though, in that [[TeenageWasteland she's really not that young for the setting.]]
* The main characters in Roger "[[MoustacheDePlume Rosalind Erskine]]" Longrigg's ''The Passion Flower Hotel'', although they [[KidAnova stick to boys their own age]].
* Late teenager Allriane Cett of ''Literature/MistbornTheOriginalTrilogy'' is accustomed to manipulating everyone around her, including her own father. She is currently in a relationship with 30+year-old Breeze, and WordOfGod explicitly states that ''she'' seduced ''him'', not the other way around.
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[[folder: Live Action TV ]]
* Alison [=DiLaurentis=] in ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars'', who was only 14 or 15 when she seduced Ian.
** It was worse in the book, when she was only twelve.
** She's possibly seduced others, and was definitely a flirt with many others. And deliberately played with Emily's {{Schoolgirl Lesbian|s}} crush on her.
* Rosie Webster in ''Series/CoronationStreet''.
** The character was actually over 16 before she started displaying this more...aggressive personality, and therefore not Fille Fatale by UK law.
* Karen Jackson in ''Series/{{Shameless}}''
* Marie Minshull in ''Footballers Wives''
* Parker [=McKenna=] in ''Series/SixFeetUnder''
* Lucy Archer in ''Series/TheLakes''
* Sugar in the first season of ''SugarRush'', when she is 15 years old. By the time of the second season, [[TimeSkip she is 17-18]], so the trope no longer applies by that point.
* Ingrid in ''Series/YoungDracula''.
* Audrey Horne (Sherilyn Fenn) in ''Series/TwinPeaks'' is particularly infamous for the {{Double Entendre}}s that she aimed at almost every male she encountered in the series, and especially for the scene where she [[FetishFuel tied a cherry stem into a knot with her tongue]] -- but just like Mena Suvari in ''Film/AmericanBeauty'', it's all an act.
** Except for her showing up naked in Agent Dale Cooper's bed.
* Several of the female characters from ''Series/{{Skins}}'' verge on this, particularly Effy and Michelle.
** Slightly scandalous in Effy's case, as the actress really was fourteen[[note]]Note that the age of consent in the UK is sixteen and having sex a year or two younger is exceedingly common.[[/note]] at the time of filming -- no DawsonCasting there!
* One of the major plot points of ''Series/{{Californication}}'' is Hank sleeping with his ex-wife's soon-to-be daughter-in-law. She blackmails him for attention through the series.
* One of the killer's victims in the ''Series/CriminalMinds'' episode "52 Pickup" is depicted as one of these in a flashback sequence.
* One of the patients in ''Series/{{House}}'' seduced her [[note]][[spoiler:really "his", because it turned out the affliction of the episode was that she was genetically a ''boy'', but had a condition which made him/her completely immune to testosterone]][[/note]] father because she knew that the threat of revealing that he had committed statutory rape with his own daughter would give her power.
* Ruby Buttons (Creator/AnnaShaffer) in ''Series/{{Hollyoaks}}''.
* In ''{{Series/Copper}}'' child prostitute Annie. Although she has a major league FreudianExcuse, [[spoiler: having been forced into marriage at the age of ten, to a man who treated her so badly that life in a brothel seemed preferable]] plus the pressures of survival on the streets of the Five Corners district of New York in the 1860s.
* Sansa Stark seems to be trying her hand at this in the fourth season of ''Series/GameOfThrones'', telling Littlefinger (who'd been bragging that his enemies are in the dark about his true motives), "''I'' know what you want" and dressing in a more flattering and provocative manner. A rare sympathetic example, given her precarious situation and lack of options.
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[[folder: Music ]]
* The song Rock Queen by [[Music/LoveHate Love/Hate]] is about an extremely slutty thirteen year old girl.
* The [[Music/AmandaPalmer Dresden Dolls]] have fun with this trope in the song "Missed Me."
* The ABBA song "Does Your Mother Know?" is about a man turning one down.
* Music/ElvisPresley's song "Little Sister" is about a guy who has the [[SheIsAllGrownup grown-up]] younger sister of his FemmeFatale ex-girlfriend make passes at him.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98QH7LdPeO0 "Beneath the perfumes and makeup, you've kept the secret of your youth. You've led me to believe you're old enough to give me love, and now it hurts to know the truth. Woah-oh-oh, young girl! Get out of my mind!]]" (Gary Puckett & Union Gap - [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Young Girl]]).
* The titular character of the Music/{{KISS}} song ''Domino''.
* The speaker's ex in the HipHop song "Slow Down" by Brand Nubian was this in her youth: "She was [[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow doin' lays]] [[{{Squick}} before she started]] [[NoPeriodsPeriod bleedin'."]]
* Music/LanaDelRey's "Lolita" (arguably) uses this trope in full. While it's not outright stated if the singer is young, it can be implied from the title.
* The BoomtownRats' "Mary of the 4th Form" is an analysis of the trope.
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[[folder: Video Games ]]
* Lola Lombardi from ''VideoGame/{{Bully}}'' fits this one. She's pretty overtly sexual and uses it to con money, gifts, grades, and whatever else she wants from the male students.
* Misha of ''VideoGame/ArTonelico'' seems like one, but [[spoiler:her true self is an adult and she's able to switch between her young and adult forms. She adopts a younger form through most of the game for various reasons, one of them being that she believed [[NiceGuy Lyner]] preferred her that way]].
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[[folder: Visual Novels ]]
* Illyasviel von Einzbern in ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' very much enjoys watching Shiro squirm when she puts the moves on him in the anime series. Also an EnfantTerrible and a {{Tykebomb}}. It turns out that she's actually biologically ''older'' than the person she tries to seduce, and only [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld looks like a young child]]. And even after that, she doesn't have her own H-scene; in the [[HaveANiceDeath Tiger Dôjô]], we're told that she was going to have a H-scene in that gorgeous bed, but her route was dropped in favor of expanding the Heaven's Feel route.
* [[spoiler:Dahlia Hawthorne]] from ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney: Trials and Tribulations'' seduced a childlike man at the age of 14 and forced him to [[spoiler: make a suicide pact for her]]. It's her MoralEventHorizon moment. To make things worse, she has plenty more where that came from, and the {{Ephebophile}} she dated looks ''far'' more sympathetic than her [[spoiler: as [[AlasPoorVillain he kills himself]] in court.]]
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[[folder: Webcomics ]]
* ''Webcomic/BetterDays'' includes a girl who seduces the not-quite-old-enough main character and has sex with him repeatedly over the length of their relationship. Then, her abusive family is found out and she's sent off to foster care. The main character bears the psychic scars of his own abuse until he happens to meet her again...she's [[spoiler:been through counseling and a loving foster family that taught her all the right things, and she's making a go at her own career, well aware now of the wrongs of her past (both those done to her and those she did to others).]]
* Blue from ''WebComic/CollegeRoomiesFromHell''. She doesn't hesitate to use the [[ManipulativeBastard manipulation skills]] learned by all children of the Green family to seduce Dave.
* Larisa from ''Webcomic/SandraAndWoo'' likes to [[http://www.sandraandwoo.com/2010/06/07/0171-guilty-as-defended/ dress sexy to appeal to boys]], has already smooched around a dozen of them and [[http://www.sandraandwoo.com/2010/06/10/0172-not-a-role-model/ doesn't mind being called a slut]] for this sort of behavior...She's also [[http://www.sandraandwoo.com/2010/06/14/0173-a-look-into-the-mind-of-a-troubled-girl/ digging more conservative family values]], though.
** Although she may look forward to find a guy she'll consider marrying, until then, she probably wants to enjoy her single life [[{{Pun}} ass much ass]] possible.
* Rose Crowley from ''WebComic/TreadingGround'' ([[NotSafeForWork May be NSFW occasionally]]). It turns out that she is legal in her state by the time she starts chasing Nate Ashborne, but it is indicated that she lost her cherry long before then.
* Gloria Goode from ''Webcomic/EverydayHeroes'' (at least she thinks so ... she's had [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/eddurd/everydayheroes/series.php?view=single&ID=204149 mixed results]] so far).
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[[folder: Web Original ]]
* Paparazzi of the Literature/WhateleyUniverse, who is already a supervillainess while still in high school. Granted, it's [[SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy]], but still...
** Solange (Tansy Walcutt) probably counts as well, since she's been using her feminine wiles and good looks to seduce and humiliate guys since she was fourteen.
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[[folder: Western Animation ]]
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' episode Swiss Miss, the underage rich guy's daughter ISIS is trying to protect. She tries to seduce Archer, and given his AnythingThatMoves reputation he has a hard time convincing his colleagues that [[EveryoneHasStandards Even He Has Standards]]. As the show spoofs spy movies, it may have been inspired by Bibi (Lynn-Holly Johnson) from ''Film/ForYourEyesOnly''.
* Dot from ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' knows exactly how to use her cute looks and overly big eyes to get people to do what she wants.
* Lolita and Tanqueray from ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtHead'' use their sex appeal to manipulate the titular duo in no less than three episodes.
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