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Playing With: The Ugly Guy's Hot Daughter
: An unattractive man has a much more attractive daughter.
- Straight: Bob, who looks weird, introduces his daughter Alice, who is quite pretty.
- Exaggerated: Alice is the prettiest girl in the entire world, while Bob's appearance can accurately be described as "fascinatingly ugly".
- Alice, while better-looking than her father, is average.
- Bob's not ugly—he's average looking at best—while Alice is very beautiful.
- Inverted: Bob is handsome, Alice is ugly.
- Gender Inverted:
- Mother Bonnie is incredibly gorgeous while her son Alan makes you question Bonnie's taste in men.
- Bonnie is a ridiculously grotesque looking woman, but her son Alan is so stunningly attractive that Even the Guys Want Him.
- Bob says that Alice is beautiful—but is only being a proud father, and Alice doesn't look very pretty at all.
- Alice is adopted, so there's no reason for them to look similar.
- Double Subverted:
- Parodied: Bob appears to be an entirely different species than Alice, one much less attractive by human standards.
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Averted: There isn't any noticeable difference in Bob and Alice's attractiveness—they're both pretty, ugly, or average-looking in the same degree.
- Enforced: The only actors that the director likes for the roles of Bob and Alice are vastly different in their attractiveness.
- Lampshaded: "Gosh, Bob looks weird—that daughter of his must be beautiful to make up for it!"
- Invoked: ???
- Exploited: A character deliberately befriends ugly-looking men, hoping they'll be able to meet the obviously hot daughters.
- Defied: Bob makes sure the mother is just as ugly as him, so his daughter doesn't have to face the awkward situation of looking very different from him.
- Discussed: "Look how ugly Bob is. How much you want to bet he has a hot daughter, like the ugly guys in TV shows?"
- Conversed: "That casting director must have been blind—the father and daughter look nothing alike!"
- Implied: Bob introduces his daughter Alice—she remains off-screen, but we see the reaction of another character who is clearly smitten with her.
- Alice notices the discrepancy between her and her father's looks, and starts to doubt if Bob really is her father.
- People make fun of Bob whenever Alice brings him up, leading her to go to extreme lengths to make sure no one ever finds out about him.
- Bob is worried that his looks embarass his daughter, and does his best not be present when her friends are around.
- Alice finds a picture of her mother, who she clearly inherited her good looks from.
- Screw what everyone else says, Alice loves her father and is proud of him, despite his appearance.
- Played For Laughs: A character does a spit-take when they see how pretty Alice is compared to her father.
- Played For Drama: Bob has a hard time convincing people that Alice is really his daughter, so everyone thinks he's being a creep when he picks her up from school, takes her out to restaurants, etc.
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