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* In ''VideoGame/PaperMario64'' there's an [=NPC=] called Chanterelle who is a clear reference to this trope. A lengthy sidequest involves helping her recover her voice so she can sing again.


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* ''WebVideo/CriticalRole'' features Jester's mother Marion Lavorre, who is a mix of this and HighClassCallGirl.


Lucille is one in WesternAnimation/AMonsterInParis [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsXvXlK4CTs&t=11s here]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hFljpXz7co here]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZThmW0ZK4w&t=1s here]]. In fact, that's her actual JOB!

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* Lucille is one in WesternAnimation/AMonsterInParis [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsXvXlK4CTs&t=11s here]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hFljpXz7co here]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZThmW0ZK4w&t=1s here]]. In fact, that's her actual JOB!

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* ''The Royal Scandal'' Vocaloid/Utaite song series and their stage play adaptation centers around a girl named Chelsea, who is this kind of singer. She is in a love triangle, pursued by both the bartender in the club where she sings, and a prince who frequents the club. This sets the two as rivals, while the more action-oriented plot closes in on them.
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* Moira Rose on ''Series/SchittsCreek'' refers to herself as a trained chanteuse, but whether she actually is one is open to debate.


* Paige pulls this off in season 5 of ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' , singing "Fever" to her boyfriends Nate in vintage garb and hair (Of course she does. She's Creator/RoseMcGowan).

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* Paige pulls this off in season 5 of ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' , ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'', singing "Fever" to her boyfriends Nate in vintage garb and hair (Of course she does. She's Creator/RoseMcGowan).


* Red, the protagonist of ''VideoGame/{{Transistor}}''. She doesn't get much of a chance to show off her voice, though, as it's stolen right at the start of the game.

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* Red, the protagonist of ''VideoGame/{{Transistor}}''. She doesn't get much of a chance to show off her voice, though, as it's stolen right at the start of the game.game, but at least you can hear her sing in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9O2Rjn1azc a few pieces]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGMWL8cOeAU of the soundtrack.]]


* Carol [=MacLaine=] in ''VideoGame/DeadlyPremonition''.
* Venus in ''VideoGame/EarthBound''.

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* Carol [=MacLaine=] in ''VideoGame/DeadlyPremonition''.
''VideoGame/DeadlyPremonition''. She owns one of the bars in town, the bizarrely-named Galaxy of Terror, and frequently performs on its stage. She only has one song, which goes from being in coherent English to... not so much. And it's the only thing in the game that's not subtitled, even in cutscene form.
* Venus in ''VideoGame/EarthBound''. It's a Super Nintendo game, so her voice is just a generic "human voice" synth, and unlike ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI'''s opera scene, it's not captioned. During the performance, one of the men in the audience tries to get on stage with her and is dragged off by security.



* Olivia Ofrenda in ''VideoGame/GrimFandango''



* [[OneSceneWonder Miss Kitty Mouse]] from ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective''.


A stock character in anything even very loosely inspired by FilmNoir. Every lounge will have a sultry female singing a sultry song (or TorchSong). Her favorite outfit is a long evening gown, pearl necklace, slit up the side, and more than likely high heels and opera gloves. If she becomes a named character, she will often be the Veronica in a BettyAndVeronica romantic subplot. She could just be there in the background because every lounge that has anything approaching a FilmNoir feel must have this trope.

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A stock character in anything even very loosely inspired by FilmNoir. Every lounge will have a sultry female singing a sultry song (or TorchSong). Her favorite outfit is a long evening gown, pearl necklace, gown with a slit up the side, pearl necklace, and more than likely high heels and opera gloves. If she becomes a named character, she will often be the Veronica in a BettyAndVeronica romantic subplot. She could just be there in the background because every lounge that has anything approaching a FilmNoir feel must have this trope.

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* {{WesternAnimation/Coco}}: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr1Vw63B1MI Imelda Rivera, during this song.]]
*In both of the Europa movies: WesternAnimation/JackAndTheCuckooClockHeart: Acacia is one [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2yWsBOCQ6M here]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19IWOFk8aLs here]].
Lucille is one in WesternAnimation/AMonsterInParis [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsXvXlK4CTs&t=11s here]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hFljpXz7co here]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZThmW0ZK4w&t=1s here]]. In fact, that's her actual JOB!


* ''Literature/AutobiographyOfRed'' has a tuxedo-clad {{Bifauxnen}} version singing tango music in a bar in Argentina.



* ''Literature/AutobiographyOfRed'' has a tuxedo-clad {{Bifauxnen}} version singing tango music in a bar in Argentina.



* ''Franchise/StarTrek'':
** In ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', Seven of Nine was made one in a holoprogram set in [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII German-occupied France]].
** In ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', Odo was coached in flirting by Vic Fontaine, who created for this purpose a holo-version of Kira, who fulfilled this trope. [[spoiler: She was in the end swapped for the ''real'' Kira.]]
* Jan Levinson makes a cameo appearance as one of these in ''Series/TheOfficeUS'' episode "Threat Level Midnight" [[ShowWithinAShow movie-within-a-movie]] possibly a [[ActorAllusion nod]] to Melora Hardin's cameo as one in ''Film/TheRocketeer'' (or maybe simply because [[TheCastShowoff she can sing]]).
* The ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' Noir episode has Lois in this role and Lana as the FemmeFatale. While Chloe ironically is mimicking the 40s and 50s Lois Lane.
* The season six opener of ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' had Ziva David playing this part very well, with the actress Creator/CoteDePablo actually doing her own singing. Then someone rudely left a bomb behind. (What, this is NCIS, you know!)
* In several episodes of ''Series/TwinPeaks'', Creator/JuleeCruise can be seen singing in The Roadhouse, a bar in the town.



* The unnamed singer played by Music/{{Foxes}} in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "Mummy on the Orient Express", who sings [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxLR6cP1_Q8 a 20s jazz version]] of "[[Music/{{Queen}} Don't Stop Me Now]]".



* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E9TheEmptyChild "The Empty Child"]] has one, also a GlamorousWartimeSinger, performing in a nightclub the Doctor enters.
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS34E8MummyOnTheOrientExpress "Mummy on the Orient Express"]] has the unnamed singer played by Music/{{Foxes}}, who sings [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxLR6cP1_Q8 a 20s jazz version]] of "[[Music/{{Queen}} Don't Stop Me Now]]".



* The season six opener of ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' had Ziva David playing this part very well, with the actress Creator/CoteDePablo actually doing her own singing. Then someone rudely left a bomb behind. (What, this is NCIS, you know!)
* Jan Levinson makes a cameo appearance as one of these in ''Series/TheOfficeUS'' episode "Threat Level Midnight" [[ShowWithinAShow movie-within-a-movie]] possibly a [[ActorAllusion nod]] to Melora Hardin's cameo as one in ''Film/TheRocketeer'' (or maybe simply because [[TheCastShowoff she can sing]]).
* ''Series/PeakyBlinders'': When Grace first comes from Northern Ireland to Birmingham, she gets hired at the Shelbys' pub because she's pretty and can sing Irish ballads and sentimental songs. [[spoiler:Of course, it turns out she's actually a spy working for Inspector Campbell and (indirectly) MI5]].



* ''Series/PeakyBlinders'': When Grace first comes from Northern Ireland to Birmingham, she gets hired at the Shelbys' pub because she's pretty and can sing Irish ballads and sentimental songs. [[spoiler:Of course, it turns out she's actually a spy working for Inspector Campbell and (indirectly) MI5]].

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* ''Series/PeakyBlinders'': When Grace first comes from Northern Ireland to Birmingham, she gets hired at The ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' Noir episode has Lois in this role and Lana as the Shelbys' pub because she's pretty FemmeFatale. While Chloe ironically is mimicking the 40s and 50s Lois Lane.
* ''Franchise/StarTrek'':
** In ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', Seven of Nine was made one in a holoprogram set in [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII German-occupied France]].
** In ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', Odo was coached in flirting by Vic Fontaine, who created for this purpose a holo-version of Kira, who fulfilled this trope. [[spoiler: She was in the end swapped for the ''real'' Kira.]]
* In several episodes of ''Series/TwinPeaks'', Creator/JuleeCruise
can sing Irish ballads and sentimental songs. [[spoiler:Of course, it turns out she's actually be seen singing in The Roadhouse, a spy working for Inspector Campbell and (indirectly) MI5]].
bar in the town.

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* In ''Film/RanchoNotorious'', Altar was a saloon singer before coming into the money that allowed to found Chuck-a-Luck. This provides justification for Creator/MarleneDietrich to sing several sings during the film.


* Bridgette on ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaWorldTour'', in particular during one of the Aftermath episodes, where she sings "[[AwardBaitSong I'm Sorry]]" in this style to Geoff, and was even SittingSexyOnAPiano for part of it.

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* Bridgette on ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaWorldTour'', ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama World Tour'', in particular during one of the Aftermath episodes, where she sings "[[AwardBaitSong I'm Sorry]]" in this style to Geoff, and was even SittingSexyOnAPiano for part of it.

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* Gina in ''Anime/PorcoRosso''. She is both the owner of her hotel and the singer in its bar, who in her opening scene sings a melancholy-sounding French song. It's later revealed that she's a widow three times over, with all of her husbands being pilots.

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* Music/PostmodernJukebox invokes this in many of their song covers, such as their version of [[Music/TaylorSwift "Blank Space"]] InTheStyleOf a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mx_0LK1DfrE 1940's cabaret number.]]

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* Bridgette on ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaWorldTour'', in particular during one of the Aftermath episodes, where she sings "[[AwardBaitSong I'm Sorry]]" in this style to Geoff, and was even SittingSexyOnAPiano for part of it.

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