'''Basic Trope''': A guy is never seen with a shirt on and bares his chest everywhere.
* '''Straight''': Bob never wears a shirt.
* '''Exaggerated''': The story does not feature ''any'' male shirt wearers.
* '''Downplayed''':
** Bob wears some sort of coat, cape, sash, or other garment that covers up some of his torso, but doesn't wear an actual shirt.
** [[ShirtlessScene Bob takes off his shirt from time to time, but he does wear it as the default]].
* '''Justified''':
** Bob lives in a hot climate, where not wearing shirts are normal.
** Bob is a NatureHero and wears only enough clothes to keep from being arrested.
* '''Inverted''': Bob never takes his shirt off, even in situations where it doesn't make sense to keep it on.
* '''Subverted''': [[NeverTrustATrailer The trailer shows Bob constantly shirtless. The movie does not.]]
* '''Double Subverted''':
** ...but the sequel does.
** Normally bare-chested Bob has to wear a T-shirt... but nothing says that it couldn't be transparent from the front.
* '''Parodied''':
** Bob is allergic to fabric, and breaks into a rash if his chest is ever covered by a piece of clothing.
** Bob doesn't know how to put on a shirt.
** Instead of Bob, Alice is the one who doesn't ''ever'' bother covering her chest, for [[InnocentFanserviceGirl one reason]] or [[ShamelessFanserviceGirl another]].
** Bob never wears a shirt, because he wants to show off how ripped he is... [[FanDisservice except he's actually obese]].
** Bob actually wants to wear a shirt, but every time he tries to buy one the cashier just stares at his abs and refuses to complete the checkout. One day, his local clothing store finally gets a self-checkout, but it turns out the machine is attracted to him as well.
* '''Zig Zagged''':
** Bob has multiple personality disorder. Therefore, he may be modest one day, and not wear a shirt the next. Sometimes an open shirt, and sometimes just a sash.
** Bob has a double life. During the day, he is shirted. At night, he is a shirtless crime-fighting vigilante.
** Bob is normally bare-chested. But then comes a time when he has to walk around in cold enough weather that he's forced to wear a long-sleeved shirt ''and'' close it at all times, lest he suffer pneumonia. True to himself, he keeps grumbling about how he hates his situation. Eventually, he does return to his usual wardrobe of choice--only to later have to disguise himself as Charles, who never goes shirtless in public. And just when Bob finally ditches the disguise, he gets invited to a close friend's wedding, and decides to not embarrass the friend by walking around with a naked torso. But just when things finally seem to return to normality, Bob has to wear a hazmat suit because there's been a leakage of a bio-chemical warfare agent in the neighborhood, which is highly transmissible via skin contact... At this point, he gives the middle finger to the universe and wears a specially-designed hazmat suit whose torso is transparent!
* '''Averted''': Bob always keeps his shirt on in public.
* '''Enforced''': "Hey, this guy has an ''awesome'' physique. Let's show it off more and attract some female fans!"
* '''Lampshaded''': [[Film/{{Twilight}} "Doesn't he own a shirt?"]]
* '''Invoked''': Bob decides to start going around without a shirt because he thinks it'll make him look more badass.
* '''Exploited''':
** Bob decides to put a shirt on (because it's cold) ...but not before greeting a few girls.
** A terrorist notices everyone has bulletproof armor on... but he knows at least one person is being a rebel. After all, this is a StonerFlick!
* '''Defied''': To avoid attracting unwanted attention, Bob attempts to wear a shirt at all times.
* '''Discussed''': "If Bob went around without a shirt on, chicks would be all over him".
* '''Conversed''': "Couldn't Bob wear a shirt at least once? He's making me sensitive about my appearance".
* '''Deconstructed''':
** Bob's shirtlessness causes a cultural clash in some towns and areas that have more modesty.
** Bob gets easily injured in a swordfight.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** Bob doesn't care because he likes going shirtless too much.
** Bob is a pacifist.
** ArmorIsUseless, and topless Bob is in no more danger than anyone else.
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