Playing With: Asian Airhead
: An Asian woman is portrayed as being incredibly stupid.
- Straight: So-Man is cute and bubbly Asian Ditz.
- Exaggerated: So-Man is almost as intelligent as an oyster.
- Downplayed: So-Man is a Genius Ditz.
- So-Man was raised in a highly traditionalist family who strongly believes women's place is the kitchen, so she doesn't need to go to school or learn anything other than domestic chores and pampering herself.
- So-Man did go to school but is naturally not very bright so she rapidly dropped out to become a beautician or a manicurist.
- So-Man is smarter than anyone on the show and doesn't take kindly to being associated with the stereotype.
- Asian and Nerdy
- Dragon Lady
- Gender Inverted: Chung is a Tall, Dark and Handsome Asian guy whose attractiveness is matched by his stupidity.
- Subverted: So-Man only ''acts'' stupid. She's actually much more intelligent than what she lets on...
- Double Subverted: ... but it turns out her smarts are still lower than anybody else on the show.
- Parodied: ???
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Averted: Asian women of the show aren't presented as smarter or stupider than anybody else.
- Enforced: "White men love Asian women and male viewers usually prefer women who are beautiful and stupid. Let's make So-Man a complete airhead. She will be loved by everybody."
- Lampshaded: "So-Man, honey, you should really just stay here and smile. That's what you do best."
- Invoked:"We don't need So-Man to be intelligent. She's just here to be Ms. Fanservice so..."
- Exploited: ???
- Defied: "Don't speak funny to me! Just because I'm an Asian girl doesn't mean I'm stupid!"
- Discussed: "Yeah So-Man's hot. That's pretty much all there is to say about her."
- Conversed: "Why must Asian girls be so stupid on TV?"
- Deconstructed: So-Man believes that her beauty is all she needs and usually doesn't give much thought to anything else. She meets Bob, a pimp, who has long understood how profitable beautiful stupid women are. He easily seduces her and she ends up selling her charms to survive and avoid getting beaten up by Bob.
- Played For Drama: So-Man is mentally retarded but, since people already expect her to be stupid, nobody spots her mental retardation until late in the story.
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