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* From the ''Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', one of Cheesecake's few actual super-powers, if you can call it that, was being so pretty she was literally stunning to look at, if she wanted to be.
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* In the 1999 TV movie ''[=NetForce=]'', a member of the eponymous force has a couple of attractive female staff members from the local US Embassy join him on a yacht, which he sails alongside a Russian cargo vessel they suspect is up to no good. As the two women dance around in swimsuits and the crew line the rails to enjoy the sight, he's waving about a video camera recording the whole thing, enabling MissionControl to get pictures of the crew's faces (and gripe about why they're not selected for missions like these).

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* In the 1999 TV movie ''[=NetForce=]'', ''Literature/NetForce'', a member of the eponymous force has a couple of attractive female staff members from the local US Embassy join him on a yacht, which he sails alongside a Russian cargo vessel they suspect is up to no good. As the two women dance around in swimsuits and the crew line the rails to enjoy the sight, he's waving about a video camera recording the whole thing, enabling MissionControl to get pictures of the crew's faces (and gripe about why they're not selected for missions like these).


[[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant This trope does not mean]] characters whose outfit only covers their top half; that's {{Stripperiffic}}, ShesGotLegs or possibly WhoWearsShortShorts This trope is probably the only reason a female warrior would even ''consider'' a ChainmailBikini. Might be more directly applied via a KissOfDistraction.

See also: {{Fanservice}}, BathKick, DistractedByTheSexy, ActionDressRip. Compare FakeOutMakeOut. Contrast IgnoreTheFanservice.

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[[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant This trope does not mean]] characters whose outfit only covers their top half; that's {{Stripperiffic}}, ShesGotLegs or possibly WhoWearsShortShorts WhoWearsShortShorts. This trope is probably the only reason a female warrior would even ''consider'' a ChainmailBikini. Might be more directly applied via a KissOfDistraction.

See also: {{Fanservice}}, BathKick, DistractedByTheSexy, ActionDressRip. Compare FakeOutMakeOut. See also IHaveBoobsYouMustObey, where flirting and acting sexy is done to gain a favor, rather than distraction. Contrast IgnoreTheFanservice.


* In the second episode of ''VisualNovel/KoihimeMusou'', Chouun first draws the guards attention by shaking her stocking. Then shows off her leg. Naturally, the ruse works perfectly.

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* In the second episode of ''VisualNovel/KoihimeMusou'', ''Anime/KoihimeMusou'', Chouun first draws the guards attention by shaking her stocking. Then shows off her leg. Naturally, the ruse works perfectly.


A character (almost AlwaysFemale) [[WeNeedADistraction provides a distraction]] by flirting with and/or showing some skin to an opposing guard, SpearCarrier and/or RedShirt characters. Of course [[BuxomIsBetter if you have large breasts]] it's a lot easier. And some characters [[HelloNurse are distractions all by themselves]].

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A character (almost AlwaysFemale) [[WeNeedADistraction provides a distraction]] by flirting with and/or showing some skin to an opposing guard, SpearCarrier and/or RedShirt characters. Of course [[BuxomIsBetter if you have large breasts]] it's a lot easier. And some characters [[HelloNurse [[HeadTurningBeauty are distractions all by themselves]].

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** Matching the more suspicious personality of Jafar, it's averted in the [[Film/Aladdin2019 remake]]. Instead, Jasmine simply recite her vows during her [[AndNowYouMustMarryMe forced wedding]] to him, and suddenly steals the lamp when she's close enough.


* In the first ''Film/CharliesAngels'' film, Creator/DrewBarrymore's character wears a patriotic (red, white and blue) styled auto racing firesuit/jumpsuit that showcases her bountiful cleavage. She, in the process, proceeds to distract a chauffeur by flirting with him while Creator/LucyLiu's character plants a camera into the trunk his car.

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* In the first ''Film/CharliesAngels'' ''Film/CharliesAngels2000'' film, Creator/DrewBarrymore's character wears a patriotic (red, white and blue) styled auto racing firesuit/jumpsuit that showcases her bountiful cleavage. She, in the process, proceeds to distract a chauffeur by flirting with him while Creator/LucyLiu's character plants a camera into the trunk his car.


* ''WesternAnimation/ThePenguinsOfMadagascar'': During "Needle Point", Skipper attempts to use this [[HoYay against the other penguins]] by performing a sultry dance.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ThePenguinsOfMadagascar'': ''WesternAnimation/ThePenguinsOfMadagascar'':
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During "Needle Point", Skipper attempts to use this [[HoYay against the other penguins]] by performing a sultry dance.dance.
** Another example of this comes in "Mental Hen" - the penguins encounter an evil hen who is able to predict their every move. Kowalski's solution? Perform a strangely suggestive song-and-dance routine where he shakes his bottom and flirts with her while Rico switches her bowls.


** In the 8th episode of the series Yuri sneaks up behind a guard and strips naked behind a revolving door, she knocks on the door to get his attention and shows him her bare leg behind the window, she then motions for him to her, he excitedly follows her and we hear sounds of her beating him up and she comes out wearing his uniform.

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** In the 8th episode of the series Yuri sneaks up behind a guard and strips naked behind a revolving door, she knocks on the door to get his attention and shows him her bare leg behind the window, she then motions for him tocome to her, he excitedly follows her and we hear sounds of her beating him up and she comes out wearing his uniform.

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** In the 8th episode of the series Yuri sneaks up behind a guard and strips naked behind a revolving door, she knocks on the door to get his attention and shows him her bare leg behind the window, she then motions for him to her, he excitedly follows her and we hear sounds of her beating him up and she comes out wearing his uniform.

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* ''Film/ItHappenedOneNight'' is the filmic TropeCodifier, and nearly every comedy in which someone hitchhikes by showing their leg is an {{Homage}} to the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wcrth90C3D4 classic way]] Creator/ClaudetteColbert stops a car.


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* ''Series/DeepSpaceNine''. In "Sons of Mogh", Worf accuses Dax of dressing in a revealing outfit to distract him during a sparring session. Dax scoffs at the idea that [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial she would dress this way for his sake]].



** "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS13E5TheBrainOfMorbius The Brain of Morbius]]" has a subtle non-sexual example: the Doctor knows Solon is obsessed with [[OrganTheft stealing his head]], but needs Solon's medical training to examine Sarah's damaged eyes for him. So, for the scene where he's trying to persuade Solon to help him, notice he's got his shirt collar and cravat undone, revealing his neck (and that Solon is visibly stirred by this).

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** "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS13E5TheBrainOfMorbius The [[Recap/DoctorWhoS13E5TheBrainOfMorbius "The Brain of Morbius]]" Morbius"]] has a subtle non-sexual example: the Doctor knows Solon is obsessed with [[OrganTheft stealing his head]], but needs Solon's medical training to examine Sarah's damaged eyes for him. So, for the scene where he's trying to persuade Solon to help him, notice he's got his shirt collar and cravat undone, revealing his neck (and that Solon is visibly stirred by this).



** In "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E6TheDoctorsDaughter The Doctor's Daughter]]", Jenny seduces a guard to get his weapon. She just flirts with him and snogs him, not taking anything off -- the tight T-shirt rendering it somewhat not required... Subverted in the same episode, where Donna suggests using her "womanly wiles" later on. The Doctor says to save them for an emergency, clearly deeming the situation as not one. Mind you, some consider Ms. Tate a ChristmasCake.

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** In "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E6TheDoctorsDaughter The [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E6TheDoctorsDaughter "The Doctor's Daughter]]", Daughter"]]: Jenny seduces a guard to get his weapon. She just flirts with him and snogs him, not taking anything off -- the tight T-shirt rendering it somewhat not required... Subverted in the same episode, where later on, when Donna suggests using her "womanly wiles" later on.wiles". The Doctor says to save them for an emergency, clearly deeming the situation as not one. Mind you, some consider Ms. Tate a ChristmasCake.



* ''Series/TheDukesOfHazzard'': One of Daisy's specialties. This backfired on her once, in Season 4's "Cletus Falls in Love," where Deputy Cletus, instead of getting wise to Daisy's charms, falls madly in love with her. Anywhere else, Cletus would be arrested for stalking and/or fired for unprofessional behavior, but for the Dukes, his puppy-dog-smothering of Daisy is just an annoyance... until Cletus helps them against the bad guys in the end.

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* ''Series/TheDukesOfHazzard'': One of Daisy's specialties. This backfired on her once, in Season 4's "Cletus Falls in Love," Love", where Deputy Cletus, instead of getting wise to Daisy's charms, falls madly in love with her. Anywhere else, Cletus would be arrested for stalking and/or fired for unprofessional behavior, but for the Dukes, his puppy-dog-smothering of Daisy is just an annoyance... until Cletus helps them against the bad guys in the end.



* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''. In "Sons of Mogh", Worf accuses Dax of dressing in a revealing outfit to distract him during a sparring session. Dax scoffs at the idea that [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial she would dress this way for his sake]].



-->'''Dokachin:''' He probably figures that we don't get to see a lot of handsome women out this way. And someone like you might get a little more cooperation from me. ''(Troi starts to deny it)'' He's probably right.

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-->'''Dokachin:''' --->'''Dokachin:''' He probably figures that we don't get to see a lot of handsome women out this way. And someone like you might get a little more cooperation from me. ''(Troi starts to deny it)'' He's probably right.


** Episode "Angel's Share". [[LongStory To make a long story short]], Chief Aramaki and an associate are being held hostage in a London winery. [[MsFanservice Motoko]] approaches an officer [[AbsoluteCleavage wearing her coat so that her breasts hang out]], asking him for a "favor". He's distracted for a critical moment, whereupon The Major knocks him out and [[DressingAsTheEnemy takes his uniform]]. Ironically, she usually wears ''less'' clothes...

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** Episode "Angel's Share". [[LongStory To make a long story short]], Chief Aramaki and an associate are being held hostage in a London winery. [[MsFanservice Motoko]] approaches an officer [[AbsoluteCleavage wearing her coat so that her breasts hang out]], cleavage is exposed]], asking him for a "favor". He's distracted for a critical moment, whereupon The Major knocks him out and [[DressingAsTheEnemy takes his uniform]]. Ironically, she usually wears ''less'' clothes...


'''Calvert:''' Look, you're a very nice girl but the last thing I need is that, especially on a staircase.\\

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'''Calvert:''' Look, you're a very nice girl [[ThisIsNoTimeForKnitting but the last thing I need is that, that]], especially on a staircase.\\

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