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* ''[[https://archiveofourown.org/works/4681067 Brush It Off]]'' has Foggy discovering Matt really enjoys having his hair brushed, to the point he starts purring.


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* WebVideo/{{ASMR Video}}s often use hair brushing, usually with the [=ASMRtist=] brushing another person's hair, due to its inherently soothing nature and the sound of the brush moving through the hair being a good trigger sound.

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* WebVideo/{{ASMR {{ASMR Video}}s often use hair brushing, usually with the [=ASMRtist=] brushing another person's hair, due to its inherently soothing nature and the sound of the brush moving through the hair being a good trigger sound.


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* ''{{Disney/Tangled}}'' has the villain invoking this trope. As Gothel needs to be touching Rapunzel's hair to activate its magic, she makes it a ritual of brushing her daughter's hair.
* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaidIIReturnToTheSea'': Ariel and Melody have a heart to heart while Ariel is brushing Melody's hair before her birthday party.
* In the second ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' film, Astrid is seen putting little braids in Hiccup's hair. He leaves them there ''because'' she's the one who did them.

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* ''{{Disney/Tangled}}'' ''{{WesternAnimation/Tangled}}'' has the villain invoking this trope. As Gothel needs to be touching Rapunzel's hair to activate its magic, she makes it a ritual of brushing her daughter's hair.
* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaidIIReturnToTheSea'': ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaidIIReturnToTheSea'': Ariel and Melody have a heart to heart while Ariel is brushing Melody's hair before her birthday party.
* In the second ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' film, ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2'', Astrid is seen putting little braids in Hiccup's hair. He leaves them there ''because'' she's the one who did them.


** In the first episode, Catelyn Stark is seen brushing her eldest daughter Sansa's hair, signifying the love and bond between them.
** In "King's Road", Sansa sees several noble ladies from court talking, smiling, laughing and having a good time together. One of them is braiding another's hair.

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** In the first episode, Catelyn Stark is seen brushing her eldest daughter Sansa's hair, signifying the love and bond between them.
them. In the novels Catelyn mentions that she used to dismiss her servants from the room specifically so she could do this herself.
** In "King's Road", Sansa sees several noble ladies from court Royal Court talking, smiling, laughing and having a good time together. One of them is braiding another's hair.

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* ''Film/HeavenlyCreatures'', when Pauline is on a trip with her best friend Juliet and the Hulmes, Hilda (Juliet's mother) brushes Pauline's hair who really enjoys the attention. Shortly after Hilda lovingly (though in a jest) calls Pauline her foster daughter. It's meant as a compliment to the girls' strong bond.

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* In ''Gates Of Paradise'', the fourth novel in ''Literature/TheCasteelSeries'', Tony Tatterton tells his granddaughter Annie that he would often watch her mother brush her hair. She's unnerved by this, noting that it's something a husband and wife would do, not a father and daughter.


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* ''Series/{{ER}}''. Kerry Weaver's lesbian lover Kim prepares to blow dry her hair, asking Kerry "Do you want to watch again?", implying that this has become a ritual for them.


** Catelyn Stark is seen brushing her eldest daughter Sansa's hair, signifying the love and bond between them.

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** In the first episode, Catelyn Stark is seen brushing her eldest daughter Sansa's hair, signifying the love and bond between them.them.
** In "King's Road", Sansa sees several noble ladies from court talking, smiling, laughing and having a good time together. One of them is braiding another's hair.
** Irri, a young Dothraki woman who is Daenerys's handmaiden and serves the new Khaleesi, braids her hair. While doing it, she discovers than Dany is pregnant.
** Daenerys is combing and lovingly fixing her husband Khal Drogo's long hair when they talk about invading Westeros and taking back the Iron Throne that belonged to her now fallen House Targaryen. The Dothraki men take pride in their hair and braided topknots. Whenever they lose a battle, they must cut their braids as a sign of defeat and for the world to see their shame.

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* ''Series/{{Firefly}}'', "The Train Job": Inara is brushing Kaylee's hair in her shuttle. Kaylee is a TomboyWithAGirlyStreak and she clearly admires Inara's glamorous beauty and enjoys her attention. They have a lovely friendship with big sister/little sister dynamics.


-> "One of the great joys in life is having one's hair brushed."

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-> "One ''"One of the great joys in life is having one's hair brushed.""''


** Lady Stark is seen brushing her eldest daughter Sansa's hair, signifying the love and bond between them.

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** Lady Catelyn Stark is seen brushing her eldest daughter Sansa's hair, signifying the love and bond between them.



** Missandei is a freed slave and Queen Daenerys's trusted adviser and handmaiden. Daenerys herself is seen fixing Missandei's hair when the two young women talk about Deanerys's general Grey Worm and his romantic interest in Missandei.

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** Missandei is a freed slave and Queen Daenerys's trusted adviser and handmaiden. Daenerys herself is seen fixing Missandei's hair when the two young women talk about Deanerys's Daenerys's general Grey Worm and his romantic interest in Missandei.

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* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'', "The Skank Reflex Analysis": Amy is brushing Pennyís hair in Penny's apartment. Amy craves to be Penny's best friend and sometimes acts like she has a crush on her. After she's done, she asks Penny to brush her hair, too.
-->'''Amy:''' Ninety-nine, one hundred. Itís like a waterfall of liquid gold. My turn.

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* In supplementary art for the ''Franchise/EvilliousChronicles'', [[https://twitter.com/ichi_ka/status/763375944375468032 we have this beautiful illustration]] of [[TheGoodKing King Arth]] getting his hair brushed by his wife [[TheHighQueen Queen Anne]]. The artist also drew [[https://twitter.com/ichi_ka/status/763687413369610240 this adorable image]] of their twin children Riliane and Allen copying their parents.
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* In ''Series/{{Casualty}}'', one girl asks her sister to cut her hair before undergoing chemotherapy. It turns into this right before, as a tender moment between sisters.

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* In ''Series/{{Casualty}}'', one girl asks her sister to cut her hair before undergoing chemotherapy. It turns into this right before, as before -- hair brushing is a tender moment between sisters.

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* In the ''Literature/DragonridersOfPern'' novel ''Dragon's Fire'', Trader Tarri washes and brushes Halla's hair. Halla, a twelve-year-old homeless orphan, can't remember anyone ever doing this for her before.


** Episode "The Room" has Rosa appearing in a new GagHaircut for every different scene. She dates a woman who's training to become a stylist and she practices on Rosa. Some of them are new cuts, some use hair extensions and she even wears one elaborate updo that would be ok for a ball, but is quite impractical for a detective.

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** Episode "The Room" Crime Scene" has Rosa appearing in a new GagHaircut for every different scene. She dates a woman who's training to become a stylist and she practices on Rosa. Some of them are new cuts, some use hair extensions and she even wears one elaborate updo that would be ok for a ball, but is quite impractical for a detective.

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