Playing With: Chubby Chaser
Basic Trope: Someone is attracted to people who are overweight or obese.
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- Straight: Bob is more attracted to Alice, a BBW, than Charlotte, a slim woman.
- Exaggerated: Bob thinks that Alice is still far too thin to be truly attractive, despite her being several times his size.
- Downplayed: Bob prefers Alice with a few extra pounds, but no more than twice his size.
- Justified: Bob likes BBWs generally, but he is also attracted to Alice's personality too.
- Inverted: Bob only finds Hollywood Thin women attractive.
- Subverted: Bob finds his new girlfriend Alice attractive because she's actually pregnant, not fat.
- Double Subverted: Bob finds Alice's pregnancy attractive because she's getting fat as a result, and he's encourages her to keep gaining weight after she gives birth.
- Parodied: Alice has a montage, after Bob admits to being a Chubby Chaser, showing her change from a chubby woman eating a big cupcake to a super-sized woman taking up a whole sofa, and finishing off a whole birthday cake.
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Bob does not have any Love Interests in-story.
- There are no fat women in the story.
- Bob doesn't care either way.
- Bob prefers women that are somewhere in the middle—not too fat but not too skinny, either.
- There are no skinny women in the series, or skinny women are portrayed as unappealing.
- The author wants to explore the idea that beauty is in the eye of the beholder or certain fetishes in the work.
- Lampshaded: Alice, a slim woman, wants to ask Bob out. But her friend Charlotte points out that ''Every woman Bob ever dated got fat within the month".
- Invoked: Bob puts an ad in the personals or uses a dating website specifically to find a Big Beautiful Woman.
- Exploited: ???
- Bob thinks an obese woman is unhealthy and unattractive, and only dates unhealthily skinny women.
- Bob is embarrassed by his preference. So he tries to get more into skinny women.
- Discussed: Danny is talking to Bob about "That episode of Family Guy, where Lois gets fat for Peter". Bob, who claims not to understand the appeal of full-figured women, later falls in love at first sight with the new girl, Alice, and acts like Peter, asking her to gain more weight.
- Conversed: Two characters talk about how annoying it is that their neighbourhood seems to have absolutely no full-figured women.
- Deconstructed: Bob is attracted to Alice, but doesn't want to be seen with her in public.
- Reconstructed: Bob might not want to be seen with Alice, but Charlotte is happy to date her in public.
- Played For Laughs: There are constant corny sight gags about Bob trying to pick up Alice and failing, and buying her enormous slices of cake and so on...
- Played For Drama: Alice has always felt bad about her size, and has tried every diet and trick out there. Bob finds her attractive, and helps her become more confident in herself.
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