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* Gru in ''WesternAnimation/DespicableMe'' is forced to take the girls to their dance class where he is the only male parent present. When Agnes gives him his ticket for the recital, which he promises to attend, every single mom present goes instantly from being bored to instantly smitten for Gru.




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* In the EggSitting episode of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'', Terry is given an egg he has to babysit for his Family Studies class, but, unable to find a babysitter, is forced to take it crime-fighting with him. At the end when everyone is receiving their grades, the teacher says that almost everyone only did a C average job since while they attended to their babies' physical needs they didn't mentally stimulate them. Only Terry's egg was fully stimulated (having fun watching Terry defeat the bad guys) and the teacher says it was her pleasant surprise to learn that Terry is ideal father material causing every female student in class to start giving him bedroom eyes, especially his girlfriend Dana.


* Done inadvertently by Homer on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode Large Marge. Home gets tricked by Lisa into participating in Habitat for Humanity and while working he removes his wedding ring to not get any paint on it. As he helping Lisa, Lindsey Naegle and Cookie Kwan take notice for being a decent parent.

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* Done inadvertently by Homer on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode Large Marge. Home gets tricked by Lisa into participating in Habitat for Humanity and while working he removes his wedding ring to not get any paint on it. As he is helping Lisa, Lindsey Naegle and Cookie Kwan take notice for being a decent parent.



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* Subverted in ''ComicStrip/ForBetterOrForWorse'' when John tells Michael to take the infant April for a walk telling him that this trope is TruthInTelevision. Unfortunately for Michael, all of the women swooning over April are all elderly.




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* Played straight in the ''WesternAnimation/ForBetterOrForWorse'' specials when Michael is forced to take the toddler April to her birthday party at a restaurant and soon is being approached by multiple young women.
* Done inadvertently by Homer on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode Large Marge. Home gets tricked by Lisa into participating in Habitat for Humanity and while working he removes his wedding ring to not get any paint on it. As he helping Lisa, Lindsey Naegle and Cookie Kwan take notice for being a decent parent.



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* An old fantasy story has a man who is going to die anyway sell his soul to the devil for the power to be irresistible to women for his last few years. He wakes up in a baby carriage kicking his tiny legs in rage while women coo over him "Isn't he adorable?"


* ''Series/FullHouse'': Jesse, in the quoted example, used Michelle this way... apparently, quite frequently.

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* ''Series/FullHouse'': Jesse, in the quoted example, used his niece Michelle this way... to pick up women and apparently, quite frequently.



** In another episode a potential future step-sister played by Raven Simone tried to reassure him, "When you take me to the parks, I can pick up more babes than a puppy."

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** In another episode a A potential future step-sister played by Raven Simone tried tries to reassure him, "When you take me to the parks, I can pick up more babes than a puppy."



* Joey and Chandler intend to use Ben to pick up women in the ''Series/{{Friends}}'' episode "The One With the Baby on the Bus," but the first woman Ben snares [[MistakenForGay thinks Joey and Chandler are a gay couple]]. Later they get chatting to a couple of women... and, distracted, manage to ''leave'' the baby on the bus when they get off.
* Eric from ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld'' combined this with additional lies about being in law school and the Secret Service with reckless abandon.

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* Joey and Chandler intend to use Ross's baby son Ben to pick up women in the ''Series/{{Friends}}'' episode "The One With the Baby on the Bus," Bus", but the first woman Ben snares [[MistakenForGay thinks Joey and Chandler are a gay couple]]. Later they get chatting to a couple of women... and, distracted, manage to ''leave'' the baby on the bus when they get off.
* Eric from ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld'' combined this having a cute baby at hand with additional lies about being in law school and the Secret Service with reckless abandon.



* In one episode of ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', Barney and Ted decide to become parents together. Then Barney mysteriously produces a baby ([[spoiler:he was just babysitting his niece]]). It takes about ten seconds after walking outside for some two dozen women to swarm around them.

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* In one episode of ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', Barney and Ted decide to become parents together. Then Barney mysteriously produces a baby ([[spoiler:he (he was just babysitting his niece]]).niece). It takes about ten seconds after walking outside for some two dozen women to swarm around them.



* In ''Series/TheBrothersGarcia'', after the kids believe their mom is having another baby, Carlos has an ImagineSpot of himself doing this.

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* In ''Series/TheBrothersGarcia'', after the kids believe their mom is having another baby, Carlos has an ImagineSpot of himself doing this.
charming girls with his baby sibling.
* ''Series/StepByStep'': J.T. is excited when he finds out that his baby sister Lily is a chick magnet. He lies that he's widowed and pretends to be smoking a pipe. One of the girls he picks up gets invited to the Lamberts' place. The girl sees Dana's photo and assumes it's a picture of his deceased wife, when in reality Dana is his very much alive step-sister with whom he doesn't get along. Hilarity ensues.



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* In ''Series/TheBrothersGarcia'', after the kids believe their mom is having another baby, Carlos has an ImagineSpot of himself doing this.


->"''There's something about a man with a baby that's so sexy and s-o-o-o-o hard to resist.''"

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->"''There's ->''"There's something about a man with a baby that's so sexy and s-o-o-o-o hard to resist.''""''


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* ''Literature/ABrothersPrice'' Many women are impressed by Jerin's gentle yet firm manner of dealing with young children. Subverted in that it is ''women'' who intentionally invoke this to [[spoiler: get their reluctant sister to agree to marry Jerrin. They engineer a situation where she accidentally watches him playing with her younger sisters. While she is impressed, she doesn't change her mind because of it.]]

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* ''Literature/ABrothersPrice'' Many women are impressed by Jerin's gentle yet firm manner of dealing with young children. Subverted in that it is ''women'' who intentionally invoke this to [[spoiler: get their reluctant sister to agree to marry Jerrin. They engineer a situation where she accidentally watches him playing with her younger sisters. While she is impressed, she doesn't change her mind because of it.]]

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* ''WebVideo/FiveSecondFilms'': Parodied with a GenderInvertedExample. Olivia with a baby suddenly gets all the guys to be interested in her, while the usual stereotype is for a man to run for the hills.


* ''Series/{{Castle}} mentions in one episode that he liked taking Alexis to the park when she was little since it was a great place to pick up single mothers.

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* ''Series/{{Castle}} Series/{{Castle}} mentions in one episode that he liked taking Alexis to the park when she was little since it was a great place to pick up single mothers.



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* ''Series/{{Castle}} mentions in one episode that he liked taking Alexis to the park when she was little since it was a great place to pick up single mothers.



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* In ''Series/{{Parenthood}}'', Crosby takes his newly discovered son Jabbar out and arranges playdates with kids who have single mothers for this reason.


* On ''Series/CornerGas, Wanda asks Brent to babysit her EnfanteTerrible son Tanner, which he flatly refuses. Later, Lacey mentions she finds men who like kids attractive, at which point Brent''offers'' to babysit Tanner. He asks Lacey to join him, but she tells him "No way, I hate kids".

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* On ''Series/CornerGas, ''Series/CornerGas'', Wanda asks Brent to babysit her EnfanteTerrible son Tanner, which he flatly refuses. Later, Lacey mentions she finds men who like kids attractive, at which point Brent''offers'' to babysit Tanner. He asks Lacey to join him, but she tells him "No way, I hate kids".



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* On ''Series/CornerGas, Wanda asks Brent to babysit her EnfanteTerrible son Tanner, which he flatly refuses. Later, Lacey mentions she finds men who like kids attractive, at which point Brent''offers'' to babysit Tanner. He asks Lacey to join him, but she tells him "No way, I hate kids".

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