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* In ''{{Webcomic/Rhapsodies}}'', [[GentleGiant Mr. Large Hideous Bull Creature]] invite's [[UnfazedEveryman Dielle]] [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/comic/best-woman/to be this.]] Dielle misunderstands and assumes he means Maid of Honor, and Large Hideous Bull Creature, who doesn't quite understand the concept, takes her word for it.

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* In ''{{Webcomic/Rhapsodies}}'', [[GentleGiant Mr. Large Hideous Bull Creature]] invite's [[UnfazedEveryman Dielle]] [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/comic/best-woman/to com/comic/best-woman/ to be this.]] Dielle misunderstands and assumes he means Maid of Honor, and Large Hideous Bull Creature, who doesn't quite understand the concept, takes her word for it.


* In ''{{Webcomic/Rhapsodies}}'', [[GentleGiant Mr. Large Hideous Bull Creature]] invite's [[UnfazedEveryman Dielle]] {{http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/comic/best-woman/to be this.}} Dielle misunderstands and assumes he means Maid of Honor, and Large Hideous Bull Creature, who doesn't quite understand the concept, takes her word for it.

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* In ''{{Webcomic/Rhapsodies}}'', [[GentleGiant Mr. Large Hideous Bull Creature]] invite's [[UnfazedEveryman Dielle]] {{http://rhapsodies.[[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/comic/best-woman/to be this.}} ]] Dielle misunderstands and assumes he means Maid of Honor, and Large Hideous Bull Creature, who doesn't quite understand the concept, takes her word for it.


* On ''Series/{{Scorpion}}'', when Toby and Happy are getting married, Toby asks Paige to be his "best ma'am", while Happy gets Walter, Cabe and Sylvester to be her "dudes of honor".

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* On ''Series/{{Scorpion}}'', when Toby and Happy are getting married, Toby asks Paige to be his "best ma'am", while Happy gets Walter, Cabe Cabe, and Sylvester to be her "dudes of honor".



* In ''{{Webcomic/Rhapsodies}}'', [[GentleGiant Mr. Large Hideous Bull Creature]] invite's [[UnfazedEveryman Dielle]] {{http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/comic/best-woman/to be this.}} Dielle misunderstands and assumes he means Maid of Honor, and Large Hideous Bull Creature, who doesn't quite understand the concept, takes her word for it.



* In the season 2 finale of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', Twilight Sparkle's brother Shining Armor asks her to be best mare at his wedding. She hadn't known he was getting married in the first place, and was not happy with being kept out of the loop.

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* In the season 2 finale of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', Twilight Sparkle's brother Shining Armor asks her to be best mare at his wedding. She hadn't known he was getting married in the first place, place and was not happy with being kept out of the loop.

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* On ''Series/{{Parks and Recreation}}'': April Ludgate asks if she can be Ron Swanson's best man when he marries Diane Lewis. He agrees and lets her.

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* ''Series/{{Wings}}''. Helen asks Joe to be her maid of honor when she gets engaged to Davis. ''They'' end up marrying.


* ''Film/MadeOfHonor'' [the Patrick Dempsey movie] is about a male bridesmaid. It's mentioned in the film, too, that if he had gotten married first, the bride would have expected to be his best man.

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* ''Film/MadeOfHonor'' [the Patrick Dempsey Creator/PatrickDempsey movie] is about a male bridesmaid. It's mentioned in the film, too, that if he had gotten married first, the bride would have expected to be his best man.


* In the video for KatyPerry's "Hot 'n' Cold", one of the bridesmaids is a grubby, stubble-faced man.

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* In the video for KatyPerry's Music/KatyPerry's "Hot 'n' Cold", one of the bridesmaids is a grubby, stubble-faced man.

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* Subverted in ''Series/ThirtyRock'', Liz was supposed to act as best man in Jack's wedding to Avery, however, because the pastor couldn't speak English, he thought she was the bride, leaving her and Jack legally married for several days.


This trope describes the events and confusion when you have a role that traditionally (and only traditionally) is one sex, being filled by the other.

Often given titles like ''[[TitleDrop best woman]]'' and ''bride's men''.

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This trope describes the events and confusion when you have a role that traditionally (and only traditionally) is one sex, being filled by the other.

other. Often given titles like ''[[TitleDrop best woman]]'' and ''bride's men''.
men''. Increasingly becoming TruthInTelevision, as it's become more accepted for people to have close friends of the opposite gender, and for weddings to break from tradition.

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* ''Film/FourWeddingsAndAFuneral''. Charles' friend Scarlett is wearing a tuxedo at his wedding (though with a pink shirt instead of white), indicating that she's serving as one of his groomsmen.


* In ''UglyBetty'', Bradford passes up his son Daniel as best man and instead asks his transsexual daughter Alexis to stand up with him.

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* In ''UglyBetty'', ''Series/UglyBetty'', Bradford passes up his son Daniel as best man and instead asks his transsexual daughter Alexis to stand up with him.

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** She gets to fill this role for [=McGee=] when he marries Delilah at the end of Season 14--with ''Gibbs'' as the "man-of-honor"!

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* On ''Series/{{Scorpion}}'', when Toby and Happy are getting married, Toby asks Paige to be his "best ma'am", while Happy gets Walter, Cabe and Sylvester to be her "dudes of honor".

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* Nora takes this position for Jaune in ''FanFic/TheRWBYLoops''. She realizes only too late that as Jaune and Pyrrha are having a klingon-style wedding, she will have to fast for a week. This is, of course, played for laughs.


* In ''Film/FatherGoose'', Cary Grant is stranded on an island during WorldWarTwo with schoolteacher Leslie Caron and seven female students. Grant and Caron fall in love, and at the end of the film they are married while under fire from the Japanese and with the minister officiating by radio. The most tomboyish of the students acts as "best man".

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* In ''Film/FatherGoose'', Cary Grant is stranded on an island during WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII with schoolteacher Leslie Caron and seven female students. Grant and Caron fall in love, and at the end of the film they are married while under fire from the Japanese and with the minister officiating by radio. The most tomboyish of the students acts as "best man".

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