'''Basic Trope''': A character is physically very attractive but unintelligent.
* '''Straight''': Alice is pretty and popular but not overly bright.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alice is so gorgeous [[EvenTheGirlsWantHer everyone]] who sees her falls for her but is also a complete idiot.
* '''Downplayed:''' [[HollywoodHomely Everyone on the show is pretty hot]], and [[IdiotBall none of them are exactly geniuses]], but Alice is widely considered the best-looking and is most commonly the one acting TheDitz.
* '''Justified''': Alice was always pretty and since her looks got her through life, she never bothered to apply herself in school.
* '''Inverted''': Alice is plain looking and has a brilliant mind.
* '''Subverted''':
** Alice is beautiful and popular but [[HiddenDepths turns out to very smart too]].
** Alice is [[TheReveal revealed]] to actually be a [[MagnificentBastard magnificent]] and/or [[ManipulativeBastard manipulative]] BitchInSheepsClothing who feigns innocence and stupidity to manipulate others and further her own goals.
** ObfuscatingStupidity
* '''Double Subverted''':
** Except it turns out that her apparent smarts are just [[FeigningIntelligence parroted facts she doesn't really understand]].
** [[GeniusDitz Her "smarts" only applies to subjects amplifying her beauty]], Alice may be an awesome fashion artist but good luck trying to teach her to operate a microwave.
** Alice starts BecomingTheMask.
* '''Parodied''':
** Alice has a bad hair day and goes through FlowersForAlgernonSyndrome.
** Following the MakeoverMontage, Betty suddenly becomes, like, a totally retarded ValleyGirl.
** Alice is ''[[LiteralMetaphor literally]]'' [[WhoEvenNeedsABrain brainless]].
* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice's [[PingPongNaivete intelligence varies by the hour]].
* '''Averted''':
** Alice is pretty but of average or better intelligence.
** SmarterThanYouLook
* '''Enforced''':
** The writers wanted to make sure the audiences wanted to see Bob with [[GirlNextDoor Sue]] so purposely made Alice shallow and vapid to prevent people identifying with her instead.
** ViewersAreMorons thus male viewers prefer female characters to be beautiful and stupid, since stupid women are easier to control and manipulate."
* '''Lampshaded''': "Why are the good looking ones always so dim?"
* '''Exploited''': Alice is hired because, first, she is stupid enough not to see through the {{Masquerade}}, and second, she is pretty enough that [[DistractedByTheSexy the people who might will be looking the wrong way]].
* '''Invoked''': Alice is juuust clever enough to realise that she's dumb, so she should probably make the most of her best features to succeed in life.
* '''Defied''': Alice studies hard to avoid being stupid
* '''Discussed''': "She's devastatingly hot. Don't put her on the research team."
* '''Conversed''': "This character just goes to show that having IQ and being GQ are inversely proportional."
* '''Deconstructed''':
** It becomes clear that Alice was never taught anything besides grooming, despite being capable of better.
** Alice is an easy target for sexual predators. Too sexy to resist and too dumb to tell what is coming to her.
** Alice becomes bitter in old age, as her looks have gone and she realizes she wasted her youth.
** Alice's stupidity is [[EnragedByIdiocy so frustrating for others]] than even those attracted to her are quickly turned off.
* '''Reconstructed''': It becomes clear that Alice skates by on being pretty whenever anyone tries to make her do something hard.
* '''Played For Drama''': People start hating Alice when [[LethallyStupid her stupidity gets someone killed]]. Alice doesn't know why all the sudden everyone starts [[DeathGlare looking at her in an incinerating way]], and ponders if [[DramaticallyMissingThePoint it's something she wore]].
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