->'''Han Solo (Peter):''' Hey check it out, it's another chick. The only other chick in the galaxy.\\
'''Leia (Lois):''' I don't like her.
-->-- ''[[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuyPresentsLaughItUpFuzzball Family Guy: It's A Trap]]''

Congratulations! You just received a new team member; and [[SlidingScaleOfGenderInequality against all odds... it's a girl]]! Everyone on the team is happy to finally have a new girl to help balance out the gender ratios... everyone except for the sole girl already on the team! She isn't happy about the equaling of the gender ratio. Turns out, she actually took pride in the fact that she was the only girl on the team. Like the queen bee in a beehive,[[note]]As worker bees are female, the queen is actually part of a majority gender-wise. She might be considered a Smurfette fertility-wise, as the worker bees are infertile.[[/note]] [[TheSmurfettePrinciple The Smurfette]] doesn't take kindly to her male teammates gushing over the new girl, and takes great exception to her presence. As luck will have it, however, the Smurfette will end up being accused of [[CommanderContrarian just being catty because the new friend is a girl]].

In stories where StatusQuoIsGod, you'll see the Smurfette turn out to be right because the new girl was either the BitchInSheepsClothing or a SixthRangerTraitor, typically with only Smurfette [[CassandraTruth to see through the act]]. In stories where there can be legitimate progress, the new girl will just be a target of shallow jealousy because the new girl is [[TomboyAndGirlyGirl markedly more feminine]] or [[OneOfTheBoys able to get along with the men more easily]]. In the end, the two women may end up becoming friends. [[TakeAThirdOption Sometimes these two courses for the story get combined, leading to more interesting results]].

A subtrope of TheSmurfettePrinciple. Compare to the AlphaBitch (who's just a territorial female, [[NoPunIntended period]]). Almost AlwaysFemale, though a gender inversion may occur, especially in series that use TheOneGuy.



[[folder: Anime ]]

* In ''Manga/OnePiece'', after [[HighHeelFaceTurn Nico Robin]] joins the crew, Nami is the first of the crew members to voice her objection over Robin forcing herself into the crew. Robin manages to win Nami over quickly by giving her money, and later she refers to Robin as her CoolBigSis. Of course, Nami's objections were less about Robin's gender, and more because she was TheDragon of the previous ArcVillain. The fact that Nami had an "older sister" type friendship with Vivi - the princess whose kingdom went through intense turmoil because of Robin's actions - and probably had the most empathy of anyone in the crew for the pain she went through probably had something to do with it as well.
** Speaking of Princess Vivi, it should be pointed out that Nami had no objections to letting her travel with the crew back when she was still the only woman in it. In fact, it was ''her'' idea.
* ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'': [[ActionGirl Yoko]] has some difficulty dealing with [[MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter Nia]] when she joins Team Dai-Gurren, more because her {{Moe}}-ness wins over the guys than because of her being the {{Big Bad}}'s daughter. Possibly justified in that, back then, she considered Nia dead weight: they were fighting a rebellion, and Nia had no combat skills. Then Nia won Yoko over via showing her SilkHidingSteel side, specially via not even blinking when Yoko released her from a monster via ''shooting said monster when it was holding Nia hostage''. It was sealed when Nia asked Yoko to give her an ImportantHaircut (as [[CloseCallHaircut she lost a bit of hair in the rescue process]]) and when Yoko was cleaning it up, she asked why Nia just closed her eyes and looked contnet. Nia answers that Yoko is a master with a rifle, showing she had complete trust in Yoko. Yoko [[JerkassRealization realizes that she was being a jerk]] and ends up becoming a CoolBigSis to Nia.
** It may not entirely count anyway, as there ''were'' other females in the team already before Nia joined. (Kittan's sisters, anyone?)
* Played straight and then downplayed with Sanae from ''Manga/CaptainTsubasa'':
** Played straight and [[PlayedforLaughs for absolute comedy]]: in Yayoi's first apparition in the elementary school arc, Sanae was ''pissed'' and openly jealous. It's not helped by a totally oblivious Yayoi revealing her past with Tsubasa and, well, by both of the being little girls back then. (They're hinted to have become good friends as teenagers.)
** In a {{filler}} arc from the first TV series, Sanae also shows jealousy of [[CanonForeigner Rika Oosawa]] -- to the point that [[spoiler: when Tsubasa's mother Natsuko decides to go to ''France'' (where Tsubasa and Rika actually are, alongside the Japanese Team), Sanae tags along with her ([[MyFriendsandZoidberg and Manabu]]) ''all the way from Tokyo to Paris''.]] Even when Rika does ''not'' have any kind of ShipTease with Tsubasa. Again, it's totally PlayedForLaughs and Sanae is supposed to be seen as [[ClingyJealousgirl immature and clingy]] for it.
** Downplayed: Sanae showed some jealousy when Kumi arrived, but this was mostly because she openly said she joined due to Tsubasa and other than that they're best friends. Also, Sanae is the one who brought Yukari to the team and never showed anything similar to jealousy towards her.
* In ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', Riruka Dokugamine behaves rather harshly towards Orihime Inoue when she comes into the X-Cution headquarters. [[CrowningmomentOfAwesome Orihime doesn't take the bait]], and Riruka softens up to her anyway. ([[{{Tsundere}} Sorta]])
* Zig-zagged in ''LightNovel/SorcererStabberOrphen Revenge''. Cleao and Lycoris don't get along at first, but it's less about romantic/sexual jealousy and more because of [[TomboyAndGirlyGirl their personality clashes.]] [[spoiler: And the first time they fought, the actual cause was a doppelganger that tricked Cleao into believing that Lycoris was TheMole.]] Once they have to go though TeethClenchedTeamwork and understand each other better, they become [[RomanticTwoGirlFriendship very close friends.]]
* In ''Manga/Cyborg009'', when 009 brings Helen back to the Dolphin, 003 gets a bit upset and asks why he seems so keen on defending her against 004's accusations that she's dangerous. Amusingly, 001 immediately lampshades this by flat-out telling 009 that 003 has developed romantic feelings for him and is a bit jealous. The whole thing is pretty downplayed, since the next scene with Helen shows her and 003 acting very friendly towards each other, and 004 lamenting that he seems to be the only one left with suspicions about Helen's allegiances.
* In ''Manga/AkatsukiNoAria'', Ayako Nishimikado and Aria Kanbara ''don't'' get along since Ayako is a bit of a SpoiledBrat and Aria is the family's HeroicBastard... but when Natsuo's [[ArrangedMarriage arranged girlfriend]] [[RichBitch Beniko]] arrives to the scene, ''both'' girls hate her pretty much at first sight.
* In ''Anime/CodeGeass'', Kallen is miffed when C.C begins hanging around with the Black Knights, mainly because she feels jealous about C.C's evident closeness with their leader Zero, who Kallen has an obvious crush on. She eventually gets over it and she and C.C become LovelyAngels VitriolicBestBuds (the vitriol due to C.C being an incorrigible {{Troll}}.)
* Played with in ''LightNovel/AccelWorld'', as when Chiyu asks Taku to install Brain Burst on her Neurolinker so she can join him and Haru, she's hesitant to join up with Kuroyukihime, since things are somewhat tense between them at this point, due to shared jealousy over Haru. Kuroyukihime doesn't have any objections to Chiyu joining, although she does find it somewhat unlikely that Chiyu would be able to qualify. In fact, the old Nega Nebulus was mostly female, so it's not as though Kuroyukihime has a problem with other girls being around.


[[folder: Comic Books ]]

* ''ComicBook/MarvelStarWars'': Princess Leia shows signs of this when a {{Fiery Redhead}}ed wingmate of Luke's, one Shira Brie, starts flirting with him, although she gets over it. Then Luke discovers that she was an Imperial DeepCoverAgent after unwittingly shooting her down during a mission; she survives, and eventually returns as [[DarkActionGirl "Lumiya"]].
** In the same series, Leia also dislikes Dani, a Zeltron woman who travels with them on several occasions and also has a thing for Luke. But after they work together on a mission this dislike largely fades.


[[folder: Fan Fiction ]]

* Inverted in ''Fanfic/ThePrayerWarriors'', during [[HarryPotter Battle with the Witches]]. When Ebony (no, not [[Fanfic/MyImmortal that Ebony]]), approaches Hermione to take her key to Dumbledore's office, Hermione willingly surrenders it and agrees to convert to Christianity. Ebony is willing to trust her, but Michael only reluctantly agrees to accept her conversion. [[DracoInLeatherPants Draco]] and Hagrid, the other named male Prayer Warriors, never express their opinions, though, although given that Draco apparently marries Hermione, he may not have objected.


[[folder: Film -- Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/ChickenRun'' features a GenderFlip when Fowler, initially the only rooster on the farm, reacts poorly to the arrival of another rooster named Rocky. It doesn't help that Fowler is a GrumpyOldMan who resists any change to the status quo. Or that Rocky is younger and much more charismatic. Or that Rocky is [[{{Eagleland}} American]]. Or that [[TruthInTelevision roosters are indeed quite territorial]].

[[folder: Film -- Live Action]]

* Subverted in ''Film/IronMan2''. Tony Stark ''expects'' this to happen with Pepper and the new aide Natalie Rushman, but the two of them actually get along fine. Pepper lampshades the trope when she takes it as a sign of Tony's arrogance that he'd assume another LoveTriangle would form over him.
** Pepper does ''once'' snap at Natalie, but it had nothing to do with her being a woman or any LoveTriangle, but because of the very correct observation that things seemed to go bad whenever Natalie was in the area (since Natalie [[spoiler: aka Natasha Romanova aka Black Widow]] is actually an undercover agent of S.H.I.E.L.D). By their next scene together, Pepper has calmed down and made up with Natalie.
* Present in ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'', where Peggy Carter [[TheSquadette the only active female agent of the SSR]] finds the secretary (the only other woman with speaking lines) making moves on her man. She's more mad at ''Steve'' for allowing this, but this still counts as a minor conflict between the two women.
* ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'': Gamora and her adopted sister Nebula have a constant rivalry. Nebula feels upstaged by Gamora's greater skill and favoritism from {{ComicBook/Thanos}}; Gamora genuinely isn't trying to outperform her and hates being doted on by her captor. Oddly though, their otherwise intense ire is downplayed by Nebula herself, who claims that Gamora is the sister she hates the least (we never see the other Daughters of Thanos.)


[[folder: Literature ]]

* When Wendy joins Literature/PeterPan's group, Tinkerbell goes [[{{Yandere}} ballistic over this]] and tries to get Wendy shot by the boys.
* ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'': Annabeth acts this way towards Rachel Elizabeth Dare, [[spoiler: though it's mostly out of jealousy because Percy has clearly fallen from her.]]


[[folder: Live Action Television ]]

* Carla toward Dr. Clock in ''Series/{{Scrubs}}''. Mainly because as a psychiatrist Clock was just as good, if not better, at being TheChick and began solving everyone elses problems (while, ironically enough, doing a study into exactly the same sort of workplace hostility while being unaware of Carla's grudge).
* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': Penny acts like this a couple of times toward an attractive GirlOfTheWeek who will usually be using one of the boys for something. When more permanent members Bernadette and Amy join, though, she's very friendly and bonds with them quickly. Even afterward she ends up this way toward Raj's sister Prya for a while, but ends up befriending her as well (bonding, ironically enough, over their sex life with Leonard.)
* Averted in an episode of ''Series/TheOfficeUS''. When a purse saleswoman comes into the office to sell her products, Michael jokes that Pam will be catty to her since she [Pam] is no longer the hottest woman in the office. Both women are understandably repulsed by Michael's statement.
* As ferals on ''Series/MutantX'' are notoriously territorial, Shalimar did not take kindly to another feral joining the team. Per the trope, the new girl was a joy bringer everyone else liked. Worse, Shalimar was ordered to stay at Home Base due to an injury but was normally the ICanStillFight type without two layers of jealousy for extra motivation. [[spoiler: It turned out the new feral was even more territorial. She staged the accident that injured Shalimar then joined the team to finish her off.]]
* Chiana in ''{{Series/Farscape}}'' tolerated Aeryn, even seeing her as something like a sister (Aeryn was also on the ship before Chiana was) but reacted this way toward both Jool and Sikozu when they came aboard.
* An episode of ''Series/TheBrothersGarcia'' had Carlos and Lorenna trying to join a band. The girl in the band (aptly named "Diva") protested against Lorenna joining because she wanted to be the only girl.
* This is ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'''s initial reaction to Faith's arrival. There are female Scoobies, but none of them is a Slayer. To her credit Buffy gets over this issue quickly, which is just as well because Faith [[SlowlySlippingIntoEvil has some issues of her own]].
* Lampshaded in ''Series/RedCap'', and put down to the instinctive need of a woman to remove a female rival. When Jo complains this is sexist, her male partner says he'll stop having this belief when women stop proving him right.
* Kate from ''Series/RobinHood'' is in the midst of a conversation with Much and Allan in which she explicitly identifies herself "the girl" of the gang. Seconds later Robin turns up with Isabella in tow. Kate immediately snarls: "what's the reason for ''her''?" It all culminated in a LoveTriangle and a CatFight.
* On ''Series/That70sShow'', Eric's hot cousin Penny comes to visit and ticks Donna and Jackie off because the guys keep fawning over her.
--> Jackie: How ''dare'' she come into our town, and try to out-hot ''us''?
* In ''Series/{{Sliders}}'', Wade Wells character does not respond well to the adding of Maggie Beckett to the group. Wade was the only woman in the first seasons.


[[folder: Professional Wrestling ]]

* Sharmel was the only woman of the main event mafia. She was rubbed the wrong way by Jenna Morasca buying her way into the group.


[[folder: Video Games ]]

* Ashley of ''VideoGame/MassEffect1'' is critical toward Liara joining the squad. Though in this case, it was not specifically because Liara was female ([[OneGenderRace ...sort of...]]), but because she was the daughter of a major enemy agent. However it's played a little more straight in that there can be a little bit of jealousy regarding a romanced Liara, as well as a bit of hostility at other points (Ashley once snaps at Liara for speaking up during a strategy meeting, accusing Liara of overstepping her bounds). Additionally, by this point, Tali, the other female squad member, will have joined. It is also subverted in that Shepard might also be female. [[FantasticRacism Her primary issue however is the fact that Liara isn't human]](of course, neither is Tali) serving on the most advanced ship in the Alliance fleet.
* Parodied in ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe Fire Emblem: Blazing Blade]]''. Serra is at first super bitchy to a VERY pretty new member of the group... [[UnsettlingGenderReveal who turned out]] [[DudeLooksLikeALady to be a girly-looking guy.]]
* For a good part of ''VideoGame/LufiaAndTheFortressOfDoom'', the only female character in the party is Lufia. When you get your final party member, Jerin, the others refuse to take her at first and when they finally do, it is revealed why: Lufia reacts [[ClingyJealousGirl very negatively]] to another girl being close to HER Hero. Get ready for lots of bickering from that point onwards.
* Averted in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 5}}''. Ann, the first female Phantom Thief, initially dislikes Makoto, the StudentCouncilPresident, because Ann believes that Makoto willingly turned a blind eye to Kamoshida's crimes (including those against Ann and her best friend, Shiho), but the truth is that Makoto believed she couldn't do anything, and feels guilty. Once Makoto joins the team, she and Ann have a heart-to-heart talk that results in them exchanging apologies and getting on a FirstNameBasis, and Ann even says she's glad to have another girl on the team.
* Also averted in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'', where the first person to join the Investigation Team after Chie is Chie's best friend, Yukiko. Chie sometimes worries about Yukiko, but is glad to have her around.


[[folder: Web Comic ]]

* An odd variant in ''Webcomic/SomethingPositive:'' [=PeeJee=] joins [[StraightGay Jhim]]'s role-playing group and designs a female character. [[StrawLoser Mike]], who had previously been the only one with a female character, objects to having two in the party. The Dungeon Master, annoyed, declares that something Mike did in their last session has given his character a permanent GenderBender.
* In ''Webcomic/GeneralProtectionFault'', Ki, the "Smurfette" of the eponymous company, takes an instant dislike to Trudy when the latter is hired, largely because Trudy's a BitchInSheepsClothing who's only nice to Dwayne (her boss), and Nick (the guy she likes). Since Ki also likes Nick, there's an element of jealousy at play, and Nick, [[HorribleJudgeOfCharacter who's more trusting of Trudy than most]], suspects that Ki's hatred of Trudy is irrational. Of course, when Sharon gets hired, she and Ki become close friends.


[[folder: Web Original ]]

* In ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'', when Agent Tex first met Sister, she was rather hostile toward Sister, even going so far as to lay down the law in a private conversation (which Sister, who is one of the {{Cloudcuckoolander}}s of the series, mistook as "you know, girl stuff").
* Parodied by WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick. She's TheLadette who doesn't know what a ChickFlick is at first and had a whole mini-arc about not wanting to do just girly movies anymore, but she'll still threaten anyone who dares go into her area of female nostalgia.
* From WebVideo/{{Phelous}}'s review of Film/StayAlive: "I'm jealous of her cause I'm a girl."
* GenderFlipped and PlayedForLaughs in ''WebOriginal/TeenGirlSquad:'' in a bonus scene to the Prom episode, Tompkins (who was apparently intended to be TheOneGuy when he was introduced) grumbles that if [[SpearCounterpart the Four Gregs]] hadn't came along, ''he'' could have been massacred as one of the girls' dates. (He is then massacred by something unrelated.)


[[folder: Western Animation ]]

* Averted on ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''. Katara and Toph clashed after Toph joined, but this had nothing to do with gender (Katara even liked having another girl around) and everything to do with Toph's standoffish attitude. Plus the fact that the entire Gaang was sleep-deprived at the time kept everyone on edge.
** This does briefly show up in the first season of ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'', with [[ActionGirl Korra]] initially disliking [[SpoiledSweet Asami]] due to Asami's relationship with Korra's crush, [[TheAce Mako]], as well as Korra's LoveTriangle-addled perception of Asami being a [[RichBitch stuck-up prissy rich girl]]. This jealousy only lasts for about half an episode, though; as soon as Korra and Asami actually spend some time together and get to know one another, they become good friends. [[spoiler:The trope is ultimately defied with a vengeance when they [[RelationshipUpgrade become]] [[BiTheWay girlfriends]] in the series finale.]]
* {{Subverted}} on ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice.'' [[TheChick M'gann]] actually tried to befriend [[AffirmativeActionGirl Artemis]], but the latter ignored her efforts and openly ogled ComicBook/{{Superboy}}, M'gann's crush. M'gann was clearly aggravated, but after some light bickering, decided to keep being friendly anyway. Sure enough the two become close friends. Also {{Averted}} later when ComicBook/{{Zatanna}} and then [[ComicBook/{{Icon}} Rocket]] show up.
* Kimiko from ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown'' reacted poorly to the addition of the mermaid Dyris to the team, mainly because Dyris had no problem flirting with the boys to get them to do things for her. [[SubvertedTrope Then Dyris taught Kimiko the same trick and they became great friends...]] but it was discovered later that Dyris was actually evil and that went out the window.
** Happens ''again'' in the sequel series, ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinChronicles'' between Kimiko and Willow. [[spoiler: And once again, the new addition is actually evil and ends up leaving so that Kimiko remains the sole female on the team.]]
* [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] in the quote above from the ''Star Wars'' parody episode in ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''.
** In the episode "Forget-Me-Not" [[spoiler:Stewie puts Peter, Brian, Joe and Quagmire in a simulation where they all have amnesia and are the only people around due to Stewie believing Peter and Brian were only friends from circumstance. Aside from [[ItMakesSenseInContext a misunderstanding that leads the others to believe Peter destroyed everyone else on Earth]] they get along fairly well and Stewie admitted to being wrong when Brian took a bullet for Peter after defending him from accusations over said misunderstanding. In the end we see Stewie has done the same thing with Meg, Lois and Bonnie. They started clawing at each other's throats after just a few minutes.]]
** Played with in a cutaway gag where a couple of women [[SarcasmMode compliment]] each other with [[StealthInsult unflattering remarks]]. It then cuts away to two guys who genuinely get along, ending with people singing, "Men! We know how to be friends!"
* Bizarrely inverted in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' where Lisa tries to pull off a JackieRobinsonStory and announces she's joining the football team. Only when she gets there she finds out there's three other girls on the team already and the coach is welcoming. Enraged she can't be the only girl on the team (or protest the use of pigskin footballs since they're entirely synthetic and the producing company donates to charity) she runs off crying.
* Boom-Boom/Tabitha is the only girl in the Brotherhood house in ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution'' and when [[spoiler: Mystique]] arrives back she leaves saying "too many girls in this house". Then again, Boom-Boom tended to get along well with ''other'' girls as proved by her RomanticTwoGirlFriendship with Amara, and she never really ''fit'' in the Brotherhood too well. [[spoiler: And considering the stuff Mystique did later...]]
* Happened between Windblade and Strongarm in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersRobotsInDisguise2015'' much to the irritation of the fanbase. Thankfully, the tension was gone by the next episode they had together.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'': One episode featured a tribe of [[TheSmurfs Smurf]] [[{{Expy}} expies]] and Grim tried to capture them. One of his attempts consisted on disguising himself as a female of their species, resulting on him getting a beating from ''their'' Smurfette, which was quite larger than them.