Playing With: Naked First Impression

Basic Trope: A character's first appearance is in the nude.
  • Straight: Bob walks in on Alice in the shower.
  • Exaggerated: Every time Alice appears in the series, she is nude.
  • Downplayed:
    • Alice almost, but not quite, has her towel completely around her when Bob walks in.
    • The first time they met, Alice was wearing only underwear.
  • Justified:
    • Bob is on the run from assassins, and hides behind the first door he sees, which happens to a bathroom currently occupied by Alice.
    • Bob is a pervert, peeping on Alice.
    • Alice is a naturist, a streaker, or does a Full-Frontal Assault.
    • Bob is Alice's new doctor and has a policy that he never watches his patients undress or dress — they have to be fully nude or clothed whenever he looks at them.
  • Inverted:
    • Bob first meets Alice when she is wearing jeans and a turtleneck sweater.
    • Bob is living at a nudist colony when he meets Alice, who is the only one fully clothed.
  • Subverted: Alice is in the pool, wearing a bikini.
  • Double Subverted: ...but loses her bikini top in the water, just as Bob is walking towards the pool.
  • Parodied: Bob meets Alice at a nudist convention.
  • Zig Zagged: Bob meets Alice at a yoga class. Alice arrives wearing a skin-colored leotard, and since Bob happened to misplace his glasses today, he thinks she must be naked and struggles to avoid looking directly at her so she doesn't think he's some kind of pervert. As Alice takes her place in class and starts to stretch, her friend Carol compliments her leotard. Overhearing this, Bob lets himself relax and look at Alice again just as a particularly deep stretch causes her leotard to rip apart and fall off, leaving Alice naked in front of Bob and everybody else.
  • Averted:
    • Alice never appears nude in the series.
    • Alice does appear nude in the series, but Bob knows her by that point.
  • Enforced: Rule of Funny or Rule of Sexy, depending on what they're going for.
  • Lampshaded: "Alice, when you meet people, Please Put Some Clothes On."
  • Invoked: See "Justified".
  • Exploited: Bob, the Big Bad, has Alice captured by Mooks, whom he tells Bathe Her and Bring Her to Me.
  • Defied: Alice is in the shower, hears someone fumbling around outside, and manages to put on some clothes just as Bob comes bursting in.
  • Discussed: "Meeting someone when you're in the altogether...that's gotta make an impression!"
  • Conversed: "Isn't it funny how the naked person is almost Always Female in these situations?"
  • Implied:
    Michael: "So Bob, tell us how you met Alice."
    Bob: "I actually met her after she fell out of a store dressing room. It was really awkward."
  • Deconstructed: Seeing Alice in the nude upon their first meeting causes Bob to insult her over time.
  • Reconstructed: Even though the insults hurt Alice, she and Bob become very close friends and even lovers.
  • Played For Laughs: Naked People Are Funny
  • Played For Drama: Alice believes Bob is trying to rape her and screams for help.

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