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[[caption-width-right:350:[[FoeYay He'd much rather be thinking about]] [[ArchEnemy Batman.]]]]

MsFanservice approaches her target. Wearing her [[FormFittingWardrobe tightest blouse]], she [[SexyWalk sidles up to him]], runs her hand down his arm, puts on a [[LongingLook soulful look]], smiles at him sweetly, does the "push-up" thing to accentuate her [[AbsoluteCleavage cleavage]]...

And her efforts to seduce the guy fall completely flat.

Why? Usually because the intended "victim" is [[CelibateHero completely and totally above such things]]. Or maybe he just knows better than to [[HoneyTrap play her game]]. Maybe he has [[CluelessChickMagnet absolutely no idea]] what she's doing. Or he's [[AbsentMindedProfessor pre-occupied]]. Or he's just not attracted to [[YoureNotMyType her in particular]], [[SorryImGay women in general]], or [[{{Asexuality}} anybody at all]]. Or, more simply, he is [[OfficialCouple taken]] and is [[SeductionProofMarriage faithful]].

May result in a request to PleasePutSomeClothesOn, depending on the nudity level of Ms. Fanservice at the time. Compare to NotDistractedByTheSexy, where people aren't intentionally ignoring the fanservice so much as they don't seem to notice it in the first place. If the object of seduction is an enemy, the seductress may ask ArentYouGoingToRavishMe Can play a part in a character's decision to [[DefectorFromDecadence Defect From Decadence]]. Often used in tandem with ReadyForLovemaking, to better subvert it.


* A Coors Light commercial features a guy coming home to find lit candles all over the apartment, a trail of rose petals, and a note on the refrigerator written in lipstick saying "Come and get me". As he opens the fridge door, his girlfriend appears in the doorway wearing lingerie. He doesn't even notice her; he's too interested in the Coors Light "Cold Activated Window" beer in the fridge.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SlReZgHy08 This]] is the trope [[RecycledINSPACE IN AN ELEVATOR!]]
* Played for laughs in an Arby's Roast Beef commercial. A group of construction workers are oblivious to the many pretty women who walk by but start hooting and hollering when a guy walks by carrying an Arby's bag.
* An ad for the Windows phone shows a lady standing in front of her bed in a sexy nightie, trying in vain to distract her husband from his phone.
* A Levi's Jeans commercial has a woman (after being unable to go into a women's bathroom to change her pants) go into the men's washroom and see a (seemingly) blind young man twirling his cane. She proceeds to change in front of him, then walks up to his face and zips up her jeans in front of his face (to no reaction whatsoever). She walks out of the washroom, and another man comes out of an adjoining stall. The "blind" kid hands the cane back to the older man (who is actually the blind one), and tells him he wouldn't believe what just happened.

[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* Maeda from ''Manga/AiKora'', who is only attracted to his "[[{{Fetish}} Ideal Parts]]". Even if a girl is trying to get his attention through normal sexual attractiveness, if it has nothing to do with his Ideal Parts he shows no interest.
* Sylvie Lumiere from ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}'' is sexy enough to [[EvenTheGirlsWantHer attract the attention of women as well as men.]] Maiza is completely immune, however.
* In the ''Manga/BattleRoyale'' manga, Mitsuko Souma strips naked in order to try to seduce Kazuo Kiriyama, and later kill him. Kiriyama can feel no emotions, and Mitsuko's unoriginal plan not only fails miserably, but backfires spectacularly when she is tortured and then shot in the face. Disturbingly enough, it does seem to have worked a little. This is the first (and almost only) time we ever see Kiriyama display clear emotion, smirking as he intentionally and repeatedly shoots to wound rather than kill.
* In ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex'', [[DarkActionGirl Oriana]] [[MsFanservice Thompson]] learns the hard way that once he's pissed at you, [[TheHero Touma Kamijou]] won't stop pounding your face in no matter [[ShowSomeLeg how sexy you're acting]].
* ''Anime/CodeGeass'':
** During the Cupid's Day episode, one of Milly's plans to stop Lelouch involves putting a bunch of scantily-clad girls in suggestive poses in his way. However, "Lelouch" is actually Sayoko in disguise, and she just jumps over them. For extra comedy points, Sayoko says "Those bodies have no effect on me!", causing the appropriate confused reaction from the girls, and Lelouch asking her to "please quit making me say such things".
** And in the first season, Suzaku manages to tackle a completely nude Kallen to the ground after catching her bathing on a deserted island. He proceeds to... arrest her, looking only at her face. Would be a case of NotDistractedByTheSexy but he starts out the conversation by apologizing, presumably very much aware of the fact that she is naked, and then quickly forgets the "naked" part in favor of "charging me with a knife" part.
* ''Manga/DGrayMan'': Mimi tries to seduce Lavi in an attempt to do some spy work for Lulu Bell. He ends up ignoring her and paying more attention to Lenalee.
* ''Manga/DeathNote''
** Misa Amane goes to various lengths to entice her fiancé Light Yagami into bed. These include parading around in a [[MsFanservice corset and panties or a sexy nightdress]]. She also becomes quite frustrated when Light doesn't want to interact with her. Which is pretty much all the time, unless he needs her to do his dirty work.
** The only thing he ''does'' notice is when she announces to L that he hasn't slept with her yet.
-->'''Misa''': There's no need to be so shy.\\
'''Light''': ''What?''\\
'''L''': Yes, no need to be so shy, Light.\\
'''Light''': I'm not!\\
'''L''': No need to be so serious either.
** We also have Halle Lidner, who gets her kit off in front of Mello, a man she hardly knows, without hesitation. She then has a very suggestive shower, and offers Mello a place to stay, in a very seductive manner which as we all know can only mean one thing. Mello is completely unaffected by Halle's behaviour, and instead points a gun at her. This isn't the first time that [[AmbiguouslyGay Mello]] has ignored attempts at seduction from beautiful women: he shows no interest in the women snuggling up with the other {{Mafia}} leaders, and it would seem that those women have learned not to bother with Mello due to his lack of interest.
** Earlier on, Light looks through pornographic magazines to fool the Kira Taskforce into thinking that ''that's'' why his room is elaborately locked up. His response?
-->'''Light''': This is boring.
* On several occasions, Chiho from ''LightNovel/TheDevilIsAPartTimer'' has attempted to get Maou's attention via flattering clothing or revealing swim suits that accentuate her [[UnusualEuphemism pair of one-pound hamburgers]]. To her frustration, she never gets even a hint of a reaction. It can't even be chalked up to ObliviousToLove since he's fully aware that she has a crush on him (he's playing dumb to avoid hurting her feelings).
* ''Manga/DragonBall''
** In the very first episode/chapter, Bulma offers to let Goku feel up her butt in exchange for his Dragon Ball. Goku's response? "I don't wanna touch your dirty butt."
** Again, in the 21st Tenka'ichi Budokai, Ranfan whose entire fighting style relies on {{Fanservice}} to let the guard down of the predominantly male fighters, tries this on Nam, an ascetic monk. Nam, thinking about his villagers in the drought in his homeland, closes his eyes and quickly defeats Ranfan (although he was flustered during the match when she started stripping).
* One of ''Manga/FairyTail'''s running gags is that whenever Lucy tries to distract someone with her sex appeal, it never works. Lampshaded by Happy the one time someone is ''finally'' DistractedByTheSexy in the anime.
* In ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic'''s BeachEpisode, Kaname specifically wears a rather revealing bathing suit in an attempt to get [[TheStoic Sôsuke's]] attention. Unfortunately, [[ChasteHero he doesn't notice]], [[{{Tsundere}} which ticks her off]] (among other things that day).
* DungeonMastersGirlfriend Kasukabe from ''Manga/{{Genshiken}}'' puts on her shortest skirt, her tightest shirt and starts draping herself around {{Cloudcuckoolander}} Kousaka while talking to him in the sexiest way possible. His answer? "Thanks, but I'm going to line up for [[SeriousBusiness a videogame release]] in Akihabara."
* ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya''
** As Kyon is flirting with Mikuru, Haruhi kept trying more and more [[FanService revealing]] attire, culminating in a partial [[PlayboyBunny bunny suit]] (as in, she wasn't wearing part of it, not that she wore it with something else) but was entirely ignored. This did not go over well with her.
** Kyon seems to ignore every aspect of Haruhi's fanservice-oriented outfits except for how socially disruptive they are to everyone else. "Seems" being the operative word, as he is a notoriously UnreliableNarrator.
** It's also possible that her troublesome behavior and attitude simply override any sexual appeal he (consciously) feels for her at this point.
* In [[BeachEpisode Episode 6]] of ''Manga/KotouraSan'', Yuriko attempted to seduce her ChildhoodFriend [[TheShortGuyWithGlasses Dai'chi]] multiple times. Dai'chi was plainly uninterested, to Yuriko's chagrin.
* In the ''Franchise/LupinIII'' franchise, Jigen can usually be counted on to ignore the flirting women. But any of them ''might'' ignore Fujiko.
** ''Anime/LupinIIIRedJacket'': An episode has Lupin working for Fujiko's Aunt. After being incentivized to work by getting fanservice from a hologram of Fujiko, he starts to tune her out. When the ''real'' Fujiko shows up, he completely ignores her.
** ''Anime/LupinIIIEpisode0FirstContact'': Fujiko takes a shower in Jigen's apartment, comes out in just a towel, and tries to seduce him by leaning over to show her generous cleavage off, and then when he ignores that, starts to drop the towel. He uses the barrel of his magnum to hold it on her body while simultaneously threatening to shoot her if she tries that again. This is also a slightly defining moment for Jigen, as he is the only one consistently unaffected by Fujiko's appearance (even Goemon is affected; he just blushes and looks away when she's naked, though).
** ''Anime/LupinIIITheWomanCalledFujikoMine'': Jigen's OriginsEpisode has a similar scene where he at first pretends to be accepting her offer, then grabs the knife she was concealing and threatens her with it. He's also shown ignoring Ciccolina in his flashbacks.
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' does this a lot, given as the seductress' target is usually Negi, who is [[AdorablyPrecociousChild ten years old]]. The most obvious one is probably when Evangeline goes into full [[TheVamp vamp]] mode, stripping him naked and dragging him into a bath with her and [[BloodLust licking the cut on his arm]]. The attempt at seduction fails completely. Interestingly, his ability to Ignore the Fanservice becomes a plot point when SchoolNewsPaperNewsHound Asakura tries to give him a bit of MarshmallowHell in order to make him expose his magic and [[TheUnmasquedWorld Unmasque The World]]. He doesn't respond to this, and sees through her disguise quickly. She's naturally insulted when he tells her quite frankly that her breasts seem small in comparison to her Disguise target (she was otherwise [[MasterOfDisguise indistinguishable]]).
* When Alice makes an appearance in ''Manga/{{MAR}}'', all of the characters comment on how {{Stripperiffic}} she looks. Except Ginta (her summoner) who never even seems to look her way. Even Babbo, who changes into the form, is embarrassed about it. Given that we ''know'' he's a normal boy for his age (he makes several comments about Dorothy and very clearly has a crush on Koyuki/Snow), it makes you wonder. ''[[FridgeBrilliance Although]]'' it might have just occurred to him that gawking over Alice is technically gawking over ''Babbo'', [[{{Squick}} which he certainly wouldn't want]].
* When Killer Bee refuses to teach ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' how he learned to control his tailed-beast, Naruto tries to use the Harem Jutsu to persuade him... and literally gets the door slammed in his face for it, much to his surprise.
* ''Manga/OnePiece'':
** Zoro was the only one not to go peek at Nami and Vivi bathing. Even Vivi's own [[{{Squick}} father]] and ParentalSubstitute went to do it! [[NoSenseOfDirection Zoro got lost]] [[MemeticMutation on the way to the wall]].
** This happens with Luffy when Boa Hancock is completely naked before him, with the first thing he says after seeing this is "there is no food back here".
* Haruhi seems to be the only girl in ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' immune to the Host Club's charms, not that it stops Tamaki from trying. The only time she seems genuinely twitterpated is at the mention of fancy tuna.
* In the Manhwa ''Pervert Club'', Bo Eeni is a hot college student who is an unabashed pervert. She purposefully doesn't wear underwear, and will expose herself while pretending not to notice she's doing so because she loves the looks on men's faces. She's immensely frustrated at the complete and utter failure of all her efforts to get a reaction out of Du-Jun, who hates perverts... because his dad is a pornographic film director and a huge pervert.
* Jin in ''LightNovel/ThePetGirlOfSakurasou'' blatantly ignores [[ShamelessFanserviceGirl Misaki]]'s advances. He does love her though, but [[InsecureLoveInterest finds himself unworthy of her]].
* In ''Anime/PleaseTwins'', Mike ignores all the fanservice provided by... well, every single female in the series. Therefore, they logically conclude that he is gay (he isn't). HilarityEnsues.
* In a very early episode of ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', a battle comes down to Ash's Metapod (cocoons capable only of hardening themselves to defend from attacks) and his opponent's. In the middle of this stalemate, the camera cuts to [[{{Fanservice}} Misty in a bathing suit getting some sun]]. Those must have been some really dedicated trainers to not notice ''a girl changing clothes right next to them''. Then again, one of those trainers ''is'' Ash, the poster boy for ChasteHero.
* During [[ImprobableWeaponUser Mousse's]] introductory story in ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'', Ranma, who is stuck in female form, tried to pass off her girl body as an elaborate disguise meant to humiliate the Chinese martial artist -- going as far as to equate his [[HyperspaceArsenal Hidden Weapons]] style as magic tricks and dressing up as a PlayboyBunny magician's assistant. Mousse was so enraged that he [[ClothingDamage systematically destroyed Ranma's (already scant) clothing]], leaving her wearing nothing but shoes and a few centimeters of fabric on her crotch and derriere. The Fûrinkan audience [[{{Fanservice}} was crying tears of joy]], but Mousse remained fully focused on tearing the remains of the "disguise" to pieces. (It doesn't hurt that while Mousse is BlindWithoutEm, he's almost blind even ''with'' his glasses on.)
** Subverted in the manga, when Ranma converts one of his unisex outfits into a bikini, so that guys will want to take him out on a date and buy him lunch. When this doesn't work, he's horrified, thinking that he's no longer appealing to men. But as it turns out, there just aren't any men on the beach, because the owner of the island forbade any males to be there.
* One episode of ''Goku Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' subverts this, with a group of men not interested on [[MsFanservice Kaere's]] {{pantyshot}}s... because they're more interested on [[PerverseSexualLust anime girls' panties]]. [[RefugeInAudacity Japan's government hires them to keep State secrets because they're immune to]] {{Honey Trap}}s.
* Blair in ''Manga/SoulEater'' is always trying to seduce Soul, to no avail. Although he notices it in the first episodes, he gradually becomes used to the skimpy outfits and [[MarshmallowHell boob hugs.]] Even though he is always insisting he is "cool" and that "cool guys like girls with big boobs" he never actually does anything with Blair.
* Happen once in first series of ''Manga/ToLoveRu''. When [[AlphaBitch Saki]] want "beat" Lala stealing his boyfriend, she tries to seduce Rito with a MarilynManeuver scene. However, Rito is too busy and totally ignores her.
* In ''Franchise/{{Negima}}'''s StealthSequel ''Manga/UQHolder'', an adult looking Evangeline/Yukihime offers to allow main character Touta to gaze upon her naked body if he can pull the towel she is wearing off. He manages to remove the towel, but declines the offer to look at her because "he isn't interested in the naked body of an old lady".
* ''Manga/YakitateJapan'' does this with Suwabara Kai and Monica. She tries to wreck his concentration by stripping to a bikini; he counters by stripping to his loincloth and the CookingDuel continues.

* There's a classic joke about a female student who is failing her class, and came up to her male teacher, behaves suggestively around him and tells him that she'd do ''anything'' for him to get her pass the class. His only request is for her to study harder.

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* ''Franchise/{{Batman}}''
** The page image with Harley Quinn comes from ''ComicBook/TheBatmanAdventures''. The context is covered in more detail in the WesternAnimation adaptation, below.
** Batman himself is an example. The only woman who can ''consistently'' mess with him in the first place is Comicbook/{{Catwoman}}, and [[DatingCatwoman his attraction to her]] will ''not'' stop him apprehending her (if he feels she's earned it; a lot of things Selina does are illegal, but done to stop something worse from happening).
* When [[FemmeFatale Ava Lord]] of ''Comicbook/SinCity: A Dame to Kill For'' allies with [[TheDon Wallenquist]], he tells her, "I'll warn you once and only once, Mrs. Lord -- do not flirt with me. I have no use for your charms." Interestingly, despite being the most powerful crime lord in the city and having a number of drop-dead gorgeous women who work for him such as the assassin [[EvilRedhead Mariah]], Herr Wallenquist is never shown being involved with any woman (or man, for that matter), implying that he's completely uninterested in sex in general.
* ''Franchise/{{Superman}}''
** Cat Grant suggests that Clark should get Lasik, since surgery worked wonders for her (while not so subtly showing off her augmented chest). Without ever taking his eyes off her face, he replied, "I didn't know you used to wear glasses." [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Amusingly enough]], after several panels of Clark looking her in the eye, she stops and [[http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/888/911/5a9.jpg checks her breasts]], presumably to make sure they're working properly.
** In Smallville Season Eight comics, Bruce Wayne deduces that Superman is "taken" after witnessing a rescue and notes that "there were over forty women in that crowd, and his gaze didn't deviate once. Superman or no, he's still a man."
* In the ''ComicBook/XWingSeries'', Soontir Fel, the best Imperial pilot alive, is assigned to a corrupt admiral who pushes a scantily-clad woman at him, telling him to "enjoy her" rather than keep going over the defenses of the world. Fel says his [[HappilyMarried wife]] would not approve, the admiral says that neither would ''his'' wife, [[WhatYouAreInTheDark but no-one would know]]. But Fel would, and he's much more interested in plans for defending the planet from Rebels. This is basically a sort of PetTheDog for him. Most fans would also note that Fel's wife is much hotter than the woman the corrupt admiral was offering.
* In an issue of ''ComicBook/FantasticFour'', Reed and Sue get into a fight over this. Sue changes her costume to an outfit that is outright {{Stripperiffic}}, but Reed, while he notices the new suit, simply concentrates more on his work and asks when the roofers were supposed to arrive.
* A PlayedForLaughs example in ''[[Comicbook/NewMutants New X-Men]]'': During [[SinisterMinister Stryker's]] assault on the school, Dust stumbles out of her room in her underwear because Comicbook/{{X 23}} [[MuggedForDisguise knocked her out and stole her abaya]][[note]]Dust is a devout Muslim who practices ''hijab''[[/note]] to sneak after Jay, of whom she was suspicious. Rockslide sees her and immediately freaks. Not because Sooraya is quite attractive and she's currently in her ''underwear'', but because he's not allowed to see her ''face''!

[[folder:Fan Works]]
* ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'' plays with this as far as Harry (who starts the story at 13) is concerned. While he's rather clearer headed around attractive women/pretty girls than most straight boys his age even to start with, and has a typically Gryffindor chivalrous streak, he's still a HormoneAddledTeenager. He learns to do this by chapter 68, thanks to sheer embarrassment brought on by a mixture of [[BuxomIsBetter Darcy's]] habit of glomp hugs and somewhat intimate psychic training with the famously gorgeous Betsy Braddock (who, thanks to a psychic connection to her twin brother, has basically SeenItAll and instead finds it amusing, and his embarrassment endearing). Peculiarly, this actually increases the {{UST}} between him and Carol, as it's yet another sign that he's a genuine NiceGuy who puts their friendship first, rather than a [[EntitledToHaveYou 'nice guy']]. For his part, after chapter 70, she's more or less the one person who can reliably elicit a flustered reaction from him, up to and including a CrushBlush.
* Shirou Emiya in the ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' and ''LightNovel/TheFamiliarOfZero'' CrossOver ''Fanfic/TheHillOfSwords'' is able of doing this to incredible amounts, managing to ignore the attention seeking of [[MsFanservice Kirche]], [[{{Meido}} Siesta]], [[EmotionlessGirl Tabitha]] when the latter isn't reading AND [[TooKinkyToTorture Eleonore]] who turns out to be a ''closed masochist'' who started loving him after he treated to ''murder'' her if she won't stop (she didn't). It goes so far that Kirche glomps Shirou, pressing her [[BuxomIsBetter admirable chest]] against his head and he resumes the conversation he's holding as if nothing happened.
* The East Clock Town Guard in ''Fanfic/TheBlueBlurOfTermina'', who not only didn't buy Tatl's halfhearted attempt at flirting with him, but actually threatened her with imprisonment if she persisted.
* ''FanFic/TheGodEmpressOfPonykind'': The Emperor ignores [[TheVamp Slaanesh]]'s attempts to seduce him before [[spoiler: [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu running her through with his sword]]]].
* ''Fanfic/TheHeadhunt'' has a scene where Dul'krah, Clan Korekh interrogates a [[GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe half-Orion]] [[TheMafia mafia capo]] who tries to turn her chemically assisted feminine wiles on him. He {{No Sell}}s it, having prepared for the interrogation by getting himself injected with a chemical that blocks her pheromones.
-->'''Dul'krah:''' [[YoureNotMyType And without that, your form does not attract me: you have too few horns.]]
* In ''You Can't Have It Both Ways'' Fleur Delacour decided that Harry was her ideal mate and hit him with a blast of Veela allure while he was walking to class. His only concern was finding Hermione so she could help him figure out what was wrong with the stupefied Neville who was standing right next to him.
* In ''FanFic/MabelInButterhurst'', Sebastian isn't entertained by Naomi's "tight-fitting dress" as a normal twelve-year-old boy would be...however, he reveals immediately afterwards he's not a normal twelve-year-old boy (see the Really 700 Years Old trope on the work's page).
* In ''FanFic/ThisBites'', Cross has forced himself to do this a few times, especially whenever his female crew members try to get a rise out of him by showing some skin.
* Tsunade in the NSFW story ''Kage Sexbomb'' outright gropes Naruto who reacts with open anger that she's trying to waste his time by distracting him while he's training. While he ''is'' interested, when Tsunade claims any man in a five mile radius would literally kill to be him right now, Naruto retorts that she might see Hokage as a worthless title, it means everything to him and since he's not a prodigy like others, he has to train as much as he can to reach said title.

[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/IceAge4ContinentalDrift'': Used with Scrat against the Sirens. While they nearly successfully lured the other characters with various appealing opposite-sex characters, when they try it on Scrat with Scratte, he looks for a moment, only to then turn away to continue searching for the acorn treasure. The siren then immediately turns into an acorn, which then does get his attention. It backfires when Scrat accidentally kills the siren while trying to bury the "acorn." This causes all the other sirens to attack him, but Scrat escapes.

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* Chieko's story in ''Film/{{Babel}}'' is a dramatic example.
* When Bunny tries to seduce The Dude in ''Film/TheBigLebowski'', his reaction is mostly one of baffled amusement. When he sees her in a porn film, later on, he seems more interested in fixing a drink and jokingly misinterpreting the plot ([[PizzaBoySpecialDelivery "Lord, you can imagine where it goes from here."]] [[ComicallyMissingThePoint "He fixes the cable?"]]). Even when he eventually ''is'' seduced by Bunny's "stepdaughter," Maude, he seems more bewildered than anything else.
* ''Film/TheBigSleep''
** The crazy younger sister turns up in Marlowe's bed, but he gets her dressed and drags her home. She's homicidally angry with him for turning her down.
--->'''Marlowe:''' She tried to sit in my lap while I was still standing up.
** The older sister puts the moves on Marlowe too, but less blatantly. She also gets upset when turned down, but she's not as histrionic as her sister.
* In the 1971 British horror film ''Film/TheBloodOnSatansClaw'', Angel Blake tries to seduce Reverend Fallowfield, but being a good man of the cloth, he pushes her away.
* In ''Film/TheCannonballRun'', the LovelyAngels pair driving the Lamborghini have been [[IHaveBoobsYouMustObey using their assests]] to avoid speeding tickets and other consequences of their reckless driving. This works fine till they are pulled over by a female trooper.
* Roxie Hart of ''Film/{{Chicago}}'' briefly tries the seduction route to get Billy Flynn to represent her, until he informs her, "You mean one thing to me and one thing only. Call me when you get 5,000 bucks."
* In ''Film/TheClonesOfBruceLee'', Bruce #2 is completely unaffected by the naked prostitute he finds in his hotel room. Good thing, considering she was an assassin sent by Dr. Ny to assassinate him.
* In ''Film/{{Clueless}}'', Cher attempts to seduce Christian. Unfortunately, he's [[GayBestFriend not really into girls]].
* In ''Film/CruelIntentions'', Sebastian successfully seduces Cecile, the woman that Kathryn originally bet he would be able to sleep with. Kathryn later tells Cecile how to learn the art of sex from Sebastian. Cecile, in turn, tries to seduce Sebastian by climbing on top of him half-dressed while he's working. Sebastian literally shoves Cecile off the bed like a toy and keeps typing.
* In the 1987 movie version of ''Franchise/{{Dragnet}}'', Joe Friday rejects a topless model and ignores a stripper. He falls for [The Virgin] Connie Swail because she is every bit as straight-laced and ultraconservative as him, which also explains why he didn't pay much mind to the earlier fanservice.
* 2005's ''Film/FantasticFour''. Susan Storm arrives explaining the outfits that would later be adopted as those of the FF and wearing her own so that it nicely exposes her cleavage... and it for a moment it looks like Reed Richards is astonished by how good it looks on her... until he starts proclaiming how impressed he is with the materials they are made out of, and how they are designed to correspond to the group's molecular structure. Cue a displeased look from Sue.
* In the (musical) film adaptation of ''Film/{{Hairspray}}'', Velma attempts to seduce Wilbur, meeting with utter failure, so she resorts to physical force to put them in a compromising position for his wife Edna to see.
--> Wilbur : [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming My heart]] only beats for [[ChubbyChaser size 60]].
* In the movie adaptation of the video game ''Film/{{Hitman}}'', the protagonist agent 47 receives very direct approaches by Nika, but he just doesn't want to be bothered (and, being engineered from birth to serve as an assassin, probably doesn't have much of a sex drive anyhow).
* ''Film/JamesBond'':
** James turns down Bibi (Lynn-Holly Johnson) after she shows up naked in his bed, offering herself to him in ''Film/ForYourEyesOnly''. [[DawsonCasting Apparently]] she's supposed to be too young.
** In ''Film/DiamondsAreForever'', Blofeld orders Tiffany Case to put something on over her bikini so his henchmen won't get distracted.
* In ''Film/{{Kingpin}}'', two corrupt bowlers fix a tournament by stationing MsFanservice next to the lane to throw the other bowlers off their game. A farmer in denim overalls isn't at all flustered... until one of the characters produces an adorable baby lamb.
* ''Film/LifeBlood'': When Brooke and Rhea enter the gas station, Rhea tells Brooke to distract Dan, the clerk, while she closes the blinds. However, Dan is GenreSavvy enough to know that if two gorgeous, scantily clad women enter his station and one of them starts flirting with him, then he's about to be robbed, and panics.
* In ''Film/MadMaxFuryRoad'', the group comes across a naked woman atop a tower screaming for help. Max, the only man present, immediately refers to her as "bait". [[spoiler:Fortunately, said woman is a vulvalini, the same group they were traveling to find]].
* Classic example in ''Film/{{Malice}}'': Creator/NicoleKidman's character starts playing footsie with Bill Pullman's under the table, telling him in a breathy voice how she misses him and still wants him, to which he coldly replies "I think you dropped your shoe."
* In ''Film/MoulinRouge'', Satine's blatant acts of sexiness are ignored by Christian, but not because he isn't interested.
* In ''[[Film/TheNakedGun The Naked Gun 33 1/3rd]]'', Tanya tries to distract a guard. She tries the old flash the leg, spinning the shoulder straps of her dress around, but none of it works. She finally gets him by [[spoiler:seductively playing with bubble wrap. He shoos her away from the bubble wrap and begins playing with it himself]].
* In ''Film/PlanetOfTheApes2001'', Leo pays absolutely no attention at all to the drop dead gorgeous [[NubileSavage Daena]] even after she puts the full liplock on him. He ''is'' [[InterspeciesRomance attracted to a female ape]] from the same film however, which might cast some aspersions on him...
* One of the jokes in the song "Bad Jokes" from ''Film/APrairieHomeCompanion'':
-->''Gramps turned 90 the other day, everybody was there\\
We were all gathered around him, sitting in his big armchair\\
When a beautiful young naked woman stood up in front of the group\\
She offered him some super sex and he said "I'LL TAKE THE SOUP!"''
* In ''Film/TheProducers'', as Max and Leo return to their office after the premiere of ''Springtime For Hitler'', Ulla approaches Max in a zebra stripe bikini, and excitedly asks, "We make love?" Dejected over the failure of his ZanyScheme, Max rejects Ulla's offer, and tells her, "Go to work." She then breaks out into a sexy dance, as Max trained her to do whenever he said that phrase, but he and Leo don't stick around to watch.
* Jonathan and Rosalie do this in ''Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad''. Not only does he turn her down, but he ends up strangling her.
* In ''Film/ScaryMovie2'', Theo attempts to vamp Dwight to get the keys to escape the haunted house. It doesn't work.
* ''Film/StarshipTroopers2HeroOfTheFederation'': Captain Dax, a disgraced but still veteran soldier, is approached by a female trooper who wants to bed him in order to implant him with an [[PuppeteerParasite alien parasite]]. He rejects her advances and instead [[PhysicalFitnessPunishment orders her to do 200 push-ups]] so she can work off all her "excess energy" as he nonchalantly walks away.
* The Rebbe's son does this to a female undercover cop in ''Film/AStrangerAmongUs''.
* There is an ignored naked girl waiting in the bed in ''Film/TradingPlaces''. The prostitute is also mostly ignored in many (not all) scenes.
* The scene in ''Film/TrueRomance'' in which Clarence confronts Alabama's ex-pimp, Drexl has a pretty nifty example. Drexl informs Clarence he has taken no notice of the pair o' titties on the tv screen next to him, which he says shows that Clarence is focused entirely on him and thus is likely terrified instead of the composed tough guy he's pretending to be. He's partly right; Clarence is indeed a complete novice at intimidating criminals, but he nonetheless responds with a neat retort that among other things explains both yes he has noticed, and no he does not care. Of course as a Creator/QuentinTarantino hero he's already seen the movie and can rattle off its title and release date.
* In ''Film/UTurn'', the protagonist Bobby finds himself stranded in a weird {{crapsack|World}} town in the middle of the Arizona desert. Among other annoying people he encounters is a reasonably attractive (ClaireDanes) local girl (her character may or may not be underage, though--she certainly acts like it) who keeps throwing herself at him, perhaps as a possible ticket out of town. Even though he keeps rebuffing her, her interest provokes the jealousy of her hotheaded boyfriend, who keeps getting in Bobby's face for it, and ends up causing him problems.
* In ''Film/WarlockTheArmageddon'', the Warlock picks up a promiscuous woman on the road, who then makes a pass at him in his car. He doesn't react at first, but eventually responds by scalping her and throwing her out.
* ''Film/{{Waterworld}}'' "You have nothing I need". Those were the Mariner's words when a woman offers her body if he'll agree to spare the life of the little girl she's charged to protect.

* Ward of ''Literature/{{Hurog}}'' several times - he simply doesn't like sex without love.
* Subverted to hell and back in ''Gottes Bodenpersonal - eine unwahrscheinliche Liebesgeschichte'': A female [[spoiler: -presenting]] hooker is annoyed by a guy who hands out flyers about the evils or prostitution to her customers. She tries to get rid of him by seducing him. He ignores it. She goes and fetches an underage male hooker, intending to expose the man's hypocrisy. Doesn't work, either. [[spoiler: When she's attacked by a customer, the annoying preacher guy saves "her" and finds out "she" is actually male-bodied. When they later meet, the hooker now male-presenting and not fanservice-y dressed, the other man is suddenly a lot ''more'' interested.]]
* In Aldous Huxley's ''Literature/BraveNewWorld'', the Savage makes a concerted effort to ignore what Lenina is offering.
* In Plato's ''Literature/{{Symposium}}'', Alcibiades attempts to seduce Socrates, even going so far to literally sleep with him, but fails because Socrates is above such things. This makes this trope OlderThanFeudalism.
* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles''
** This happens several times, with a [[TheFairFolk fairy]], several [[VampiresAreSexGods vampires]], and Harry's apprentice -- and good friend's daughter -- Molly (but not at the same time). Sometimes it does take some effort on Harry's part.
** Especially in the first book, when reporter and love interest Susan Rodriguez [[CrowningMomentOfFunny accidentally drank a love potion instead of an escape potion]] and wound up [[ItMakesSenseInContext trapped in a magic circle with an acid-spitting toad demon outside]] and a [[BlackComedyRape dosed-up Susan making forays into attempted rape inside]].
* Though one would hesitate to describe it as "literature", there is a scene in which a waitress in a tavern is trying to seduce the main character of ''The Orb of Xoriat'' (she is actually trying to get him to ask her to dance, but sex is implied in later conversation). She has a disproportionately-excessive response (leading a band of assassins to him) later in the book.
* In Creator/RaymondChandler's novel ''Literature/TheBigSleep'', a beautiful young lady turns up naked in Philip Marlowe's bed and tries to seduce him. He states that his blood is just as warm as the next guy's, but the girl is involved with his current investigation and obviously has a few screws loose. Plus he's angry that she broke into his private dwelling. He tells her to PleasePutSomeClothesOn and forces her out the door. [[spoiler: [[{{Yandere}} She takes it very badly indeed.]]]]
* Likewise with Literature/MikeHammer in ''The Twisted Thing''. He mentions afterwards that she went about it the wrong way, as he likes to be teased a little.
* Many Jedi in the Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse. Most notably Corran in ''[[Literature/JediAcademyTrilogy I, Jedi]]'' -- the BigBad tempted him, and he thought about it, but he didn't bite -- and Luke's son Ben in ''[[Literature/LegacyOfTheForce Invincible]]''. In the prequel era, Anakin, of course, manages to Ignore the Fanservice [[SingleTargetSexuality from anyone but Padmé]].
* In the first ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} Literature/GauntsGhosts'' novel ''First and Only'', Major Rawne and his adjutant are negotiating with some local gangsters for contraband, ignoring a nearby stripping dancer in the process.
* In ''Literature/TheShadowOfTheLion'', Lucretia resents that Eneko and Marco spurned her advances despite magical aphrodisiacs. This is just another reason for her to kill them as painfully as possible.
* In Terry Pratchett's ''Discworld/{{Mort}}'', when the title character knocks on Ysabel's bedroom door, she quickly adjusts the neckline of her nightgown to be a bit more revealing, then invites him in. Mort simply tells her to follow him, since he needs her help looking something up in the library. As he heads out, he adds, "And put something on, you're overflowing."
* In the ''Series/DoctorWho Literature/EighthDoctorAdventures'' novel ''Camera Obscura'', the first chapter concerns NobleDemon Sabbath meeting his MoralityPet ''du jour''. She's a [[CuteAndPsycho violent]], [[BrokenBird troubled]], [[TheOphelia crazy teenage girl]]. Being used to men sexually harassing her, she decides to ShowSomeLeg to get him interested, as she's in a BedlamHouse and would like to leave. He ignores what she's doing until she gets bored of it. When she suggests that he might have prurient motives for hiring her, he's neither startled nor interested by it. By the end of the book, it's implied that they're having some sort of chaste love affair.
* In ''[[Webcomic/GirlGenius Agatha H and the Airship City]]'' by Phil and Kaja Foglio, Princess Zulena declares that "There's no male guard on this ship that can resist a beautiful and oh-so-lonely princess." She's wrong; one of two scenes where the princess gets her comeuppance.
* In Creator/RobertAHeinlein's ''Literature/TheNumberOfTheBeast'', this is how Zeb and Deety clue to the fact that the "park ranger" accosting them is an alien; Deety's abrupt strip tease does not distract him or even engage his interest.
* Also in ''Literature/ThePuppetMasters'', book and film. Heinlein's standard litmus test for identifying non-humans usually involves boobs. Fair enough.
* In ''Magic's Pawn'', of Creator/MercedesLackey's ''Literature/HeraldsOfValdemar'' series, a tavern wench tries to seduce protagonist Vanyel while he is en route to the city of Haven. His complete disinterest surprises her -- and more importantly, him, because thanks to some rather bigoted parents, he's been [[LockedOutOfTheLoop sheltered all his life]] from knowing about homosexuality.
* In ''Literature/TheDemonPrinces'' final volume ''The Book of Dreams'', Alice Wroke is under orders from the villain to seduce Kirth Gersen, who has had four books worth of experience in situations like this already. He spends several chapters either ignoring her SexySecretary outfits, or telling her to cover up.
* In the TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms series, Obould, a King of Orcs which is a species not highly thought of in most works would have the most beautfiul of his species dance and rub against him while he was eating and he would ignore them just to show how in control he was.
* In ''[[Literature/SwordOfTruth Stone of Tears]]'', Richard demonstrates that he can ignore the fanservice while shooting arrows at a target -- right up until the fanservice starts to give him a handjob.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/BabylonFive'':
** Sheridan completely blows off the advances of Ms. Musante, the [[ThePoliticalOfficer political officer]] recently assigned to him, while she is undressed in his quarters, in "Voices of Authority". He does kiss her at one point, but that's just to distract her from [[ItMakesSenseInContext a hologram of his second-in-command appearing in the room]]. Once that's over with, he takes one look at her, declares [[CrowningMomentOfFunny that it must be colder in here than he thought]], and leaves on the pretext of adjusting the thermostat.
--> Musante: I've never known who a man who could find so many ways to say "no" to a simple proposition.
** And Garibaldi backs out of sex with "Dodger", a very hot little pistol of an infantry woman who was just seeking a little R&R sex before going off to the trenches for battle [[spoiler: and to her death]] because he had (unrequited) feelings for Talia.
* On ''Series/BarneyMiller'' the squad encounters a HighClassCallGirl - she's the victim of a semi-related crime - who throws herself at Dietrich to a ridiculous extent. As it happens he's trying to swear off sex, and does his best to ignore her. When she tries to test out her seductive new perfume on him he snaps, "Lady, will you get your stinking hand out of my face?"
* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}''. Shelly Godfrey (actually a Number Six Cylon) tries to seduce Commander Adama, but this only makes him suspicious of her.
* Xander succeeds against the entire female cast of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' when a sex-appeal spell has been cast on him. "Buffy. No, please don't open that raincoat." Also an example of AboveTheInfluence as the females of the town are under the influence of the spell (which Xander cast). Buffy herself is occasionally shown ignoring cute guys as a sign that she's in a funk, such as in her opening musical number in [[MusicalEpisode "Once More With Feeling"]], where she dismisses a bare-chested model offering to "repay" her for saving his life. "Whatever."
* ''Series/BurnNotice'': While not an intended seduction, when Fiona misinterprets Michael saying he's 'coming over' she opens the door wearing nothing but an open shirt over her underwear and holding a glass of wine... and Michael and Sam just stroll past her while tossing off a casual greeting. Sam spares her one glance, Michael doesn't even ''look'' at her.
* In ''Series/{{CSINY}}'' Mac Taylor's ability to remain completely focused on his job when said job lands him in a room full of half-dressed Roller Derby queens, one of whom is visibly trying to throw herself at him, is nothing short of impressive. That said, though, he [[AbsoluteCleavage does have practice]].
* Amy attempts to seduce the Doctor at the end of the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "Flesh and Stone". The Doctor refuses because he realizes she's just having an extreme case of pre-wedding jitters and really loves her fiancé.
** In the first episode of the revival series, the Doctor first meets Jackie Tyler while she's in her dressing gown. A fact that Jackie gleefully notes, saying that [[ArentYouGoingToRavishMe "anything could happen."]] After a brief pause, the Doctor simply says "no" and leaves the room.
* As does Topher from ''Series/{{Dollhouse}}''. Creator/JossWhedon apparently [[AuthorAppeal enjoys this trope]].
** This trope goes for all the dolls, at least in "inactive" mode. The Dollhouse is filled with incredibly hot and fit young men and women who do everything from yoga, massages and ''showers'' together, but their child-like minds make them impervious to this. So it triggers a real double take when one of the male dolls, Victor, gets an erection.
*** The one guy in the Dollhouse who can't ignore the fanservice is considered as one of the series' most depraved villains.
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}'': Mal attempts to do this to Companion-trained Saffron in ''Our Mrs. Reynolds''. He fails: "Oh God, I'm going to the special hell." Wash succeeds, though. But then again, Wash beds down with his AmazonianBeauty wife every night (who, as he reflects, can kill him with her pinkie), while Mal sleeps alone pining after the gorgeous hooker. Also, Mal is married to Saffron (or thinks he is, at any rate), while Wash is of course married to someone else.
* In ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'', Phillip was too busy with his work to notice that his wife was wearing nothing but plastic wrap in an attempt to seduce him. Latter averted when he replays the day in his mind, just realized what she was wearing at the time, and goes to ask her to give it another try.
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Stannis Baratheon seems to have this reputation, given what Queen Cersei has to say about him when asked what she would do if he and his men managed to claim the capitol.
--> ''The Red Keep would hold for a time. Long enough for me to go to the walls and yield to Lord Stannis in person. Where it anyone else outside those gates I might have hoped for a more private audience, but this is Stannis Baratheon -- I'd have a better chance seducing his horse.''
** This also happens with Tywin Lannister- he goes to coerce [[HotBlooded Oberyn Martel]] into being a judge during an important trial. Oberyn is mid-orgy at the time, but Tywin doesn't even change his facial expression as several naked, attractive whores walk past him.
* In a late-episode ''Series/GetSmart'', Agent 99 tries to distract a KAOS agent with a sexy come-on, and is stunned when he just walks by. After 86 subdues him and is then worried when he finds he's not an agent, 99 tells him they're safe, as his eyesight wasn't that good.
* In one episode of ''Series/GhostWhisperer'', Melinda is dressed in a low-cut nightgown as her husband Jim comes home from work dead tired. He's too tired to notice when she [[DressHitsFloor slips it off]]...until she crawls into bed with him.
* ''Series/GossipGirl''[='=]s Serena van der Woodsen tries to [[BrainlessBeauty orchestrate a cunning scheme]] in season three, to expose Jenny's boyfriend Damian as a sleaze and make her dump him. The idea is for her to do her usual MsFanservice thing and Nate will walk in with Jenny just as Damian is throwing himself at Serena. She fails to take into consideration that Damian might not want to jump her bones the first chance he gets, and the plan of course fails.
* In one episode of ''Series/HogansHeroes'', a German scientist tries to seduce Carter (who is pretending to be a chemical weapons specialist), even plying him with wine. Fortunately for Carter, he's the only ChasteHero of the group and finds her advances scary. [[spoiler:Good thing too, since the wine is poisoned. The scientist is a defector.]]
* Robin goes nuts in ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' in an attempt to seduce Barney into a one night stand (which should be an easy feat given he's TheCasanova). Her attempts range from everything from a laser tag [[Franchise/TombRaider Lara Croft]] outfit to GirlOnGirlIsHot to outright showing up at his door in lingerie. He doesn't even notice. [[spoiler:He was holding out because [[WackyMarriageProposal his ultimate goal]] was a lot bigger than a one night stand.]]
* In season 2 of ''Series/ParksAndRecreation'', Leslie is the judge in the Miss Pawnee pageant, but ends up extremely disheartened when everybody else on the panel votes against her and give the award to the dumb-as-a-brick (and kind of racist) hot girl instead of the much plainer but also smarter and more accomplished contestant Leslie likes. This trope comes up when Creator/LouisCK's character comes by to try asking Leslie out again (despite her blowing him off earlier over his ignorance of important women in politics); he brushes past the hottie everyone else is fawning over without giving her a second look (just a " 'scuse me, buddy") and Leslie decides to give him a chance after all.
* In ''Series/{{Rome}}'', UsefulNotes/CleopatraVII, the woman who succeeded to [[AncientEgypt keep her kingdom]] by seducing both UsefulNotes/GaiusJuliusCaesar and Mark Anthony, tried to use her wiles on [[UsefulNotes/{{Augustus}} Octavius]], Caesar's successor and the new Emperor of Rome. In response, he is polite, understanding, charming, and ''not fazed for even a second by her come-ons''. [[DrivenToSuicide Cleopatra's response to this]] [[ItWasHisSled is well known]].
* ''Series/{{Scrubs}}''
** Happens when Jordan tries to seduce a boy from across the hall. He is nice to her, calls her "ma'am", and leaves. In utter MaamShock, she gets so much botox that she can barely talk.
** Also happens to Perry. Heather Locklear as the pharmaceutical rep that Perry hates just based on the fact she works for a drug company trying to seduce him to prove a point. It doesn't work, but then she out and out tells him she's interested in him, and they end up in bed and a short rel'p the ends when Perry's pregnant ex-wife shows up, wanting Perry back.
* In ''Series/{{Selfie}}'', Eliza points out she's "always being eyed" when Henry mentions being eyed for a promotion. He says that she means it a different way, and she challenges him to try not to look. She then begins dancing provocatively while he ignores her. It is then subverted at the very end, where he just glances at her rear a little, and she catches him looking.
* ''Series/SexAndTheCity''
** When Samantha has nude pictures taken of herself she was grievously offended when the photo developer made no comment on them. Later, a delivery guy notices said picture on her wall and receives a 20 dollar tip when he compliments her ass.
** Happens to Charlotte, when she gets a sexy nightgown to try to [[TheLoinsSleepTonight arouse some interest from her husband Trey]]. He's dismissive, telling her that the nightgown just isn't her. She is able to get his attention when she starts touching herself, however...
* When Irene Adler, sexy dominatrix extraordinaire, tries to seduce Sherlock Holmes in the BBC's ''Series/{{Sherlock}}'', his response is to [[spoiler: check her pulse and look to see if her pupils are dilated, so he'll know if she's actually attracted to him]].
** Also, when she shows up NakedOnArrival, he calculates her exact [[MaleGaze body measurements]] using his SherlockScan -- which he uses to [[spoiler: deduce the combination to her safe]].
* In ''Series/{{Smallville}}'':
** "Nicodemus'': Lana tries to seduce Clark and Lex with little success.
** "Heat": [[MeaningfulName Desirée]] ineffectively tries to seduce Clark. And, shortly thereafter, Jonathan is unimpressed with her nudity. Her meteor power is another story.
** "Rush": Played with. Chloe at first succeeds in getting Clark to make out with her, but once [[spoiler:the red kryptonite is removed]], he barely gives her a second glance.
** She does it again in "Devoted", wearing nothing but his football jersey, then plants a ForcefulKiss on him.
** She [[RuleOfThree does it again]] in "Escape", when she ambushed him in the shower, completely naked.
* [[Series/SpartacusBloodAndSand Spartacus's]] masters, in their various efforts to manipulate or reward him, repeatedly send the slave Mira to spend the night with him, but each time he rejects her, as his heart belongs to his estranged [[spoiler:and later dead]] wife Sura.
* An episode of ''Series/SpinCity'' had the team trying to get a new chair for the office, but the guy in charge wouldn't give it to them because they had broken it by racing in the corridor. When the girls tried to seduce him, he didn't even look up. They decide that he is gay and send Carter after him, but he quit in disgust before they could confirm it.
* ''Everyone'' does this with Vala in ''Series/StargateSG1''.
** [[spoiler:Daniel]] finally relents in the series finale, when he realizes she wants more than just a roll in a hay. They end up an item... and then hit the ResetButton.
** The same applies with Anise of the Tok'ra, in spite of the outfits she wears.
* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory''
** In "The Big Bran Hypothesis" (Season 1, episode 2), the guys are working on building a TV shelf from Ikea, and are paying no attention to Penny. Trying to get their attention, Penny mumbles that she'd take off her clothes. Silence ensues as the boys ignore her.
** In "The Dumpling Paradox" (Season 1, episode 7), the guys are playing ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'' when Penny walks in with a bunch of lady friends and says that they want to have sex. The guys don't even seem to hear her and continue playing, to which Penny then tells her friends "Told you so." Leonard pauses the game ten seconds after they have left, thinking he heard "something."
** In "The Contractual Obligation Implementation" (Season 6, episode 18), the girls go to Disneyland and come back dressed as the Franchise/{{Disney Princess}}es. Bernadette and Penny easily turn on Howard and Leonard with their costumes, but Sheldon ignores Amy.
** In "The Cooper Extraction" (Season 7, episode 11), several WhatIf scenarios are depicted. In one narrated by Amy, Penny is trying to seduce Sheldon. When stripping down to her bra and shorts, all Sheldon says is that her breasts look asymmetrical.
* This happened in an episode of ''Series/TheLoveBoat'' when some of the passengers and crew were held hostage. First guest-star Barbi Benton tried to seduce the hostage-taker. When he states that "I like the blond one", Julie tries, but also to no avail.
* On ''Series/TheThinBlueLine'' Patricia tries to improve her sex life with Raymond by coming to bed in a silk nightie. Unfortunately, it doesn't get his attention until she mentions how much it cost...
* On ''Series/ThirtyRock'', Jenna was shot down trying to [[IHaveBoobsYouMustObey use her cleavage]] to get into a restaurant.
-->'''Liz:''' How long is the wait?\\
'''Maître d'hôtel:''' About 45 minutes.\\
''(Jenna unbuttons her blouse)''\\
'''Jenna:''' ''(in a sultry voice)'' Are you sure about that 45 minutes?\\
'''Maître d'hôtel:''' ''(a little bemused)'' Yeah.
** Although the joke there is that ''not'' getting her a table actually allows him to stare at her chest for 45 minutes.
* In ''Series/TwinPeaks'', Agent Cooper finds Audrey Horne naked in his hotel bed. He's not interested, though, as she's too young for him.
* Parodied in ''Series/YesDear''. Kim tries seducing Greg so she can get pregnant again to no avail. After she leaves Greg pours ice down his pants.
* ''Series/{{The Office|US}}'': During a talking head in Season 9, Dwight says he fast-forwards past the nudity in ''Series/GameOfThrones''...to get to the beheadings.

[[folder:Music Video]]
* In the video for "Call Me Maybe" by Music/CarlyRaeJepsen, she tries to get the attention of a hunky guy she likes by washing a car sexily (and hilariously). It does not work as [[SorryImGay he is gay,]] as she later finds out when he gives his number to the (male) guitarist of her band.
* Music/StevieRayVaughan does this during the guitar solo in the video for "Cold Shot". His wife (who is fat an not very attractive) comes in in a skimpy outfit and tries to get his attention. When he ignores her, she grabs his guitar out of his hands and [[RockersSmashGuitars starts smashing it]]. Stevie just reaches behind the couch, grabs another guitar and continues playing.

[[folder:Myths & Religion]]
* Another OlderThanFeudalism example: Joseph, in Literature/TheBible, was repeatedly approached by the wife of his master Potiphar. Since sleeping with her would've betrayed his master and God, he refused her over and over. Finally she attempted to rape him outright, [[WoundedGazelleGambit then accused him of same when he ran off to escape her]].
* Possibly the UrExample would be [[Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh Gilgamesh completely rejecting the Goddess of Love Inanna/Ishtar]], because he's heard her lovers tend to go through some hell once she's done with them. Of course, spurning her doesn't [[HeadsIWinTailsYouLose get him into her good graces either]]....

[[folder:Pro Wrestling]]
* The Wrestling/JeffJarrett[=/=]Wrestling/OwenHart team was managed by Debra, who used her looks to distract their opponents and help them gain wins, as she had no actual talent to rely on if needed. So, Jarrett/Hart won a Tag Team Title shot against [[Wrestling/BigBossman the Big Bossman]] and Wrestling/KenShamrock of Wrestling/TheCorporation. Pat Patterson forced Bossman and Shamrock to drink saltpeter, which, as he put it, "makes you keep the right head up and the other one down.". It worked, but Jarrett/Hart still found a way to win the titles.
* Wrestling/StacyKeibler had some of those when she first came into the WWF and was manager/distraction for Wrestling/TheDudleyBoys.
** In one match, she pulled up her short-shorts and wiggled her ass at Wrestling/JeffHardy. He responded by smacking her rear end, causing her to fall off the ring apron.
** She tried the same tactic during a match where the Dudleys were challenging Billy & Chuck (who were doing an AmbiguouslyGay Duo gimmick) for the tag team titles. She wiggled her ass at Wrestling/BillyGunn, who just waved his hands at her like he didn't care. She got offended and hit Billy with one of the title belts, causing the Dudleys to lose by disqualification and prompting them to fire her as their manager by driving her through a table.
* "Your mammary glands don't impress me," as said by Wrestling/{{Kane}} to Wrestling/TrishStratus.
* [[Wrestling/SteveBlackman "The Lethal Weapon" Steve Blackman]] defended the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-hc.html WWE Hardcore Title]] against Albert (w[=/=]Wrestling/TrishStratus) on the October 5 (taped October 3), 2000 ''[[Wrestling/WWESmackDown WWE SmackDown!]]''. Trish started taking off her coat to distract Blackman, who proceeded to drown her in fire extinguisher spray, and then did the same to Albert, en route to winning the match after a flying kendo stick shot.

* ''Theatre/DamnYankees''
** Lola declares in song that she's irresistible and has an accompanying strip-tease routine. Only this time with Joe, what Lola wants, she doesn't get.
** The other ball players have a comic song all about keeping their minds off sexy women: "The Game."
* In ''Theatre/CatOnAHotTinRoof'', Maggie walks around in her lingerie, trying to get her husband, Brick, to have sex with her again. However, he's disgusted by her, and refuses even to touch her.
* Creator/CirqueDuSoleil's ''[[HotterAndSexier Zumanity]]'' had a segment where a (world-class - [[SeriousBusiness seriously]]) pole-dancer tried to get her husband's attention away from a football game, to no avail.
* Quickly forgotten [[CoveredUp in the ten million cover versions]], but this is the basic plot behind the song [[Theatre/{{Chess}} One Night in Bangkok]].
-->''I get my kicks'' above ''the waistline,'' sunshine!\\

[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''Franchise/AceAttorney'':
** ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorneyTrialsAndTribulations'' has Dahlia Hawthorne, who leaves every male character she meets lovestruck... except for [[TheStoic Miles Edgeworth]]. Although she doesn't so much do fanservice as cuteservice.
** In the first game, Edgeworth and Phoenix are both immune to the charms of April May. Though Phoenix was originally intended to get "heart eyes" when she turned up on the stand.
* In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI'', a woman in a bar tries this on Cyan in the first town you reach after the Phantom Forest. He brushes her off because [[TearJerker his wife and son were poisoned about an hour ago by Kefka]]. Poor timing.
* In ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu]]'', Sigurd met up with [[{{Stripperiffic}} Sylvia]], a [[MagicDance Dancer]] who tried to flirt with him, and he completely dismissed her as just a kid that should just hide, despite showing off her... [[GagBoobs assets]], probably because at that point he's a married man (with Deirdre) and a fully devoted husband. An [[{{Yonkoma}} omake]] spoofs this, as recounting the experience to Levin, Sylvia concludes with, "I knew it, he's gay."
** In [[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates Fates]] Prince Xander completely sees through all of Charlotte's attempts to flirt and seduce him in their support chains. Mostly because he's already heard and read reports about her. With their first interaction actually being him reprimanding her for it.
* Regime Superman in ''VideoGame/InjusticeGodsAmongUs'' displays little interest in [[LadyMacbeth Regime Wonder Woman]] slinking into the room wearing a revealing dress, even though they are sleeping together. This is due in large part to his lingering feelings for [[StuffedInTheFridge Lois Lane]].
* In ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsChainOfMemories'', Larxene flirts with Axel near-constantly, and has zero respect for his personal space. He doesn't blink twice. Of course, Larxene isn't ''really'' flirting with him as much as trying to get on his nerves, but Axel's too cool-headed to get annoyed.
* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'': In a cutscene, Snake launches into DescriptionPorn upon being handed a custom-made 1911 pistol -- completely disregarding the woman who gave it to him, who just moments ago stripped half-naked, expressly for his benefit. If you look at her, she's actually slightly peeved at this when he starts gushing about the gun.
* In the humorous adventure game ''VideoGame/NipponSafesInc'', resident MsFanservice and FemmeFatale Donna tries to seduce a hotel concierge (who [[RuleOfFunny for some reason]] looks like [[Series/StarTrek Spock]] with a five o' clock shadow) but it turns out he's gay.
* In ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil5'', Excella Gionne is introduced in her {{Stripperiffic}} dress, touching all over BigBad Albert Wesker, talking about their plans and claiming she's interested in something "much ''[[DoubleEntendre bigger]]''" and [[FemaleGaze glancing down]] right before sliding her hands down to below his waist level. He really doesn't care. In fact, he shuts her up and gets her to leave, much to her annoyance.
* It's a miracle Franchise/{{Sonic|TheHedgehog}} or Shadow manage to ignore [[MsFanservice Rouge's]] multiple attempts at seducing said hedgehogs. It gets to the point of [[FoeYay questioning Shadow's sexuality]] for the fact that he teams up with her on a multiple basis and hasn't even [[MaleGaze looked]] at her {{Stripperiffic}} outfit, while she was fighting, flying, or whatnot.
** Shadow hasn't looked at Rouge's outfit because he's too busy [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RABPCUM8Cag staring at what it covers.]]
* Downplayed for ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'': [[TheStoic Kyosuke Nanbu]] does appreciate and love his girfriend [[ManicPixieDreamGirl Excellen]] [[HardDrinkingPartyGirl Browning]]. It's just that he tends to ignore her MsFanservice aspects.
* This happens in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity'' between, ironically, Batman and Catwoman. Catwoman, who has a very obvious crush on Batman, walks around with a very revealing costume, flirts with him, and even saves his life at a pivotal moment in the storyline. Batman [[BettyAndVeronica ignores her in favor of Talia]]. [[spoiler: [[DatingCatwoman He ignores Catwoman much less]] in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamKnight'', but even then, he isn't swayed much when she asks him outright to sleep with her.]]

[[folder:Web Animation]]
* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'': The Reds find an [[BigBrotherIsWatching underground camera system]] that happens to show Sister's physical examination. Sarge and Simmons are quite interested, Grif screams at them to stop looking at his sister and [[CampGay Donut]] complains about the blue base having much nicer lighting than theirs. And Doc, who's ''administering'' the physical, is too busy trying to work around Sister's gratuitous posing.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'':
** For a long time, Elan's typical attempt to distract enemies with illusions meant an illusory sexy female of the enemy's race. It has never worked quite as planned. The chimera explains that he's in a relationship. A prison guard replies "Sorry, happily married" while the other says "SorryImGay". Thog rejects pretty girls for fear of [[GirlsHaveCooties cooties]]. Ironically, this ends up working quite well on Thog once they stop trying to entice him with sex appeal and start trying to scare him with cooties.
** [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0352.html This strip]] has Roy's attention-seeking little sister completely failing to distract Durkon from his spell with her "attributes".
** In [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0355.html this one]], when Roy is confronted by a [[CatholicSchoolGirlsRule schoolgirl outfit]]-wearing [[HornyDevils Sabine]] and she offered herself to him, he chooses to defenestrate her.
* When Gwynn [[http://sluggy.com/comics/archives/daily/20070213 parades around in a belly dancer outfit]] in ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'', Riff is more concerned with that fact that Dr. Schlock stops breathing once he sees her. [[http://sluggy.com/comics/archives/daily/20070214 So Riff tells Gwynn she looks fat.]]
* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2002-12-25 Tedd tries to argue with his father based on Grace's exposed skin. Mr. Verres casually tells her to button up.]]
** Later, [[ChivalrousPervert Tedd]] himself does this. He is so caught up in trying to find the solution to a problem for Eliot that he [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2011-08-01 ignores Grace's attempts to get his attention.]]
** And {{lampshade|Hanging}}d in EGS: NP [[http://www.egscomics.com/egsnp.php?id=41 here.]]
* Fa'Lina in ''Webcomic/DanAndMabsFurryAdventures'', will occasionally flaunt her GagBoobs, often when she's trying to lighten the mood; she gets frustrated when [[http://www.missmab.com/Comics/Ab_024.php no one seems to notice]].
* Ignoring the Fanservice isn't something at which the cast of ''Webcomic/MenageA3'' are very competent, but...
** Zii has a spectacularly hard time doing so when supposedly advising Sonya what to wear for a date with Gary -- not surprisingly, as Sonya is actually taking the opportunity to try and seduce Zii.
** Also -- "Hello? Naked girl upside down on a pole here!" (7th July 2009, NSFW). Sandra and [=DiDi=] get men in a ''strip club'' to ignore the fanservice.
* In ''Webcomic/{{Plume}}'', local HookerWithAHeartOfGold and quite an eye candy Tegan attempts to seduce Corrick, whose only reaction is mild irritation.
* In ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'', the titular genius and MadScientist Agatha is working on an invention to save the lives of Gil and Tarvek, her [[LoveTriangle two suitors]]. Gil is [[ShirtlessScene shirtless]], Tarvek is [[MrFanservice completely naked after previously only being in a bedsheet]]. She completely ignores Gil's lack of shirt, and apparently [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20090925#.Vu2QLOKLTIU no-one involved notices Tarvek's lack of pants until someone else points it out]].

[[folder:Web Original]]
* [[http://jalopnik.com/5140532/roadside-ass+sistance-a-hilarious-take-on-clich-garage-porno This]] "PG-rated porn film".
* During the episode [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EhQVSyAAH0A "Lewd Lingerie"]] of ''WebAnimation/NeuroticallyYours'', Germaine's second attempt at screwing with guys in the store (the first time resulted in [[YourHeadAsplode a guys head exploding]]) is met with no interest. Because it's [[CampGay Franklin]]
-->'''Franklin:''' Please [[ThisIsForemphasisBitch bitch]], I'm here shopping.
* {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d In ''WebVideo/DeathNoteTheAbridgedSeriesKpts4tv'':
-->'''Light:''' I have a question-why is it that whenever we want to work on the Kira investigation we always meet at my apartment?
-->'''Mr. Yagami:''' Oh, you'll see in just a second, Light.
-->'''Light:''' I just don't understand what could be so important...
-->'''Misa''' ([[{{Stripperiffic}} in stripper-wear]]): Okay, guys, it looks like you have everything you need, so I'm gonna go to bed now! Alone! Naked! [[TooDumbToLive And with the door unlocked!]] Bye!
-->'''Ryuk:''' [[MemeticMolester I'll be right there]] [[TermsOfEndangerment my little apple pie.]]
-->'''Light:''' [[SorryImGay Yeah, I still don't see what the big deal is.]]
** Later when Misa snuggles up next to Light wearing nothing but a BlackBraAndPanties:
-->'''Light''': [[CampGay Misa, stop that!]] [[FriendlyTickleTorture That tickles!]]
** Takada strips down in front of Mello and Mello's response is to donate her clothes to charity.
* ''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries'': Any attempt from Tea to seduce a male character is either encountered with this trope or obliviousness.
* In the 7th ''Literature/ChronoHustle'' story while [[spoiler: Jack Masterson is attracted to Aphrodite, her beauty and nudity don't impede his ability to think clearly, and he is completely immune to her seduction powers]].

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* In one ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' episode, Francine tries to sweet talk some CIA scientists into giving her a top-secret formula. She tries brushing the straps of her dress off her shoulders, and shimmying off her panties and tossing them at the scientists, but they don't react at all. When she mentions she has ''brownies'', however... [[LargeHam BROWNIES!!]]
* ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries''
** The episode "Mad Love" shows [[PerkyFemaleMinion Harley Quinn]] trying to get the Joker's attention by wearing the skimpiest red night dress that could '''ever''' have been allowed on a children's cartoon and lying suggestively in front of him seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVAdPqZ6enU&feature=related here]]. He roughly shoves her away, too absorbed in his plans. Later, Harley gets closer to killing Batman than anyone else in the series because Mr. J spends more attention on ''him'' than he does on her. Talk about FoeYay...
-->'''Harley:''' C'mon, Mistah J! Don'cha wanna [[DoubleEntendre rev up your Harley]]? VROOM! VROOM!
** There's also the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Js_F97Kpe_s scene]] where she celebrates their anniversary by rising up out of a giant pie covered in banana filling, and it's ambiguous whether she's wearing anything underneath. She's also singing "Happy Anniversary" like Creator/MarilynMonroe and asking him to try some of her pie. The Joker promptly throws her out, telling her to quit fooling around and find ComicBook/TheCreeper.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'':
** In the episode "The Prisoner Of Benda" [[FreakyFridayFlip Bender stole Amy's body]] so to utilise her body to seduce a guard. This fails the minute he encounters Basil, who as a robot obviously isn't going to be distracted by a human woman. Bender has to resort to punching him out.
** In "Zapp Dingbat", Zapp Brannigan loses interest in Leela and instead turns his attentions towards her mother, Turanga Munda (who just divorced her husband), but Leela think that is just an OperationJealousy. Leela attempts to prove her theory by inviting Zapp over for dinner. She tries to seduce him wearing seductive pink lingerie and dancing briefly on a laser stripper pole, but he refuses her.
* The Star Sapphire Corp in ''WesternAnimation/GreenLanternTheAnimatedSeries'' are a whole group of MsFanservice dressing in pink, {{Stripperiffic}} outfits and trying to seduce any male they can find [[spoiler: [[{{Yandere}} in order to trap them in giant crystals so they can be kept safe by their true loves forever]]]]. Their charms prove to have some effect on both Hal and Killowog (though the first is able to show a minor degree of resistance and Killowog only falls for it after they recruited his own true love), but when they attempt the same on [[TokenEvilTeammate Razer]], it fails spectacularly.
* ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'': [[ExpositoryThemeTune He's Randy the oblivious]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nycNrATQMw pizza delivery guy!]]
* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', Mxyzptlk's wife Gsptlsnz tries a variety of sexy poses and outfits to get his attention, but he's too absorbed in his plans to get revenge on Superman.
* In ''WesternAnimation/SymBionicTitan'', Kimmy's attempt to seduce Octus into doing her work for her fails miserably.

[[folder:Real Life]]
* According to comedian Eddie Griffin, a theater was showing two movies once when he was a kid. One was Porn, the other was a Creator/BruceLee movie. Guess which one was completely empty?
* Creator/JMichaelStraczynski said that Shari Shattuck was disappointed in him for not being on set when her nude scene in the ''Series/BabylonFive'' episode "Voices of Authority" was filmed. He explained that Craft Services was serving ribs for lunch that day, and after a man gets past the age of forty he'll think "Nude woman... ribs... nude woman... ribs... RIBS!" (Come to think of it, Captain Sheridan's reaction to the nude scene in-universe is an example of this trope too.)
* Some men have been fired after turning down advances from their female boss. However, given the often-gendered nature of sexual harassment policies, this can be difficult to prove.
** In one case, a man was groped and hit on by a woman during his lunch break in a bowling alley, then returned to his workplace to find ''he'' had been accused of sexual harassment. Luckily, he was able to use the security camera to prove his innocence.
** The novel and film ''Film/{{Disclosure}}'' examine this phenomenon.