09:00:28 PM Jun 1st 2012
Can someone please clean this example up? I'm not a Lost fan and have no idea if it qualifies as an example:
- Fans of Lost are counting down the episodes until the redheaded Hot Scientist Charlotte hooks up with Daniel. Come on, you know it's going to happen!
- Unfortunately, after her Defrosting Ice Queen moment...
- Only if she can return from the dead. On the other hand, with this show, that's not out of the question.
- Then again, as of the season five finale, it turns out dead really is dead. Unless that variable business pans out.
- It did, though not in the way Daniel probably imagined it working out.
10:55:52 PM Oct 14th 2011
10:39:09 PM Nov 18th 2010
So here is a serious question: If heroes want red heads, does that mean people attracted to red heads are heroes?
08:21:19 PM Sep 1st 2010
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You can also find red hair in germanic regions. In Scandinavia and North Germany (probably the Netherlands as well) red hairs as well as blonds with a red tone are not uncommon. This could also explain the high rate of red hairs in Scotland, as in that region picts celts and vikings interbred, of whom at least the later two are known to have (had) red hair.
12:11:55 AM Jul 15th 2010
Regarding the now-resolved edit war over whether Ariel is an example: I would say she is; sure maybe Eric isn't the main protagonist, but he is a protagonist, so she counts. (Of course, she also counts as a Red-Headed Hero, but that doesn't mean she can't also be a red headed Love Interest as well.)
12:33:51 AM Jul 15th 2010
Just letting you know I'm excusing myself from this, as it got heated enough the last time.
03:29:58 AM Jul 19th 2010
I also don't want to say too much more on this matter, but I otherwise agree that The Little Mermaid example still fits this trope.
07:28:47 AM May 3rd 2010
"1. Red hair in fiction is unrealistically portrayed. Most people would find girls without the many freckles and pale skin that accompanies it a large amount of the time attractive" sorry
11:23:23 AM May 3rd 2010
- Lots of things are unrealistically portrayed in fiction. They are still tropes. Not all redheads are pale-skinned and freckled, either.
- Redheads are often fetishized. Trope pages are not the place for sociological analysis of why something is fetishized or for condemnation of it.
- The sample size is small? What? The available sample size is huge, considering it covers all fiction. Also, did you look at the number of examples the page has?
- You're confusing us with The Other Wiki. We don't require references.
- The condition of the YKTTW has no bearing whatsoever on the condition of the page.
- 535 internal links and 3200 inbound links directly to this page.
- Trolling the cutlist is a very bad idea.
11:46:10 AM May 3rd 2010
10:54:25 PM Oct 14th 2011