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* Also mentioned in "As You Turn To Go" a song by Stephin Merrit written for his musical project The 6ths:

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* Also mentioned in "As You Turn To Go" Go", a song by Stephin Merrit written for his musical project The 6ths:


--> I know I'm not supposed to say "I'm sorry"
--> I know you've had more loves than Mata Hari

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--> I ''I know I'm not supposed to say "I'm sorry"
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--> I ''I know you've had more loves than Mata HariHari''

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* Also mentioned in "As You Turn To Go" a song by Stephin Merrit written for his musical project The 6ths:
--> I know I'm not supposed to say "I'm sorry"
--> I know you've had more loves than Mata Hari


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* ''Series/YoungIndianaJones'': Yes, apparently Henry Jones Junior lost his virginity to ''the'' Mata Hari in UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.

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* ''Series/YoungIndianaJones'': ''Series/TheYoungIndianaJonesChronicles'': Yes, apparently Henry Jones Junior lost his virginity to ''the'' Mata Hari in UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.




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* In the ''VideoGame/Persona5'' web comic ''Webcomic/Persona5AdultConfidantAU'', Mata Hari is the Persona of teen reporter/Phantom Thief Ichiko Ohya.


** In the film version of ''Film/HarrietTheSpy'', Harriet, Golly, and Golly's new boyfriend go to the movie theater and watch a showing of that very film.


* While she doesn't appear in the flesh, Claudia Jerusalem from ''VisualNovel/DiesIrae Interview with Kaziklu Bey'' really looks up to Mata Hari and is in general a huge fan of hers.

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* While she doesn't appear in the flesh, Claudia Jerusalem from ''VisualNovel/DiesIrae Interview with Kaziklu Bey'' ''VisualNovel/DiesIraeInterviewWithKazikluBey'' really looks up to Mata Hari and is in general a huge fan of hers.


* ''Literature/TheAliceNetwork'': Lili mentions Mata Hari when talking to Eve about how men perceive spies.

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* ''Literature/TheAliceNetwork'': Lili mentions In the author's note at the end of ''Literature/TheAliceNetwork'', Mata Hari when talking to Eve about how men perceive spies.was described as a "sultry untrustworthy harlot."
-->[F]emale spies were seen either as Madonnas or whores: stainless visions of purity like the martyred Edith Cavell, or sultry untrustworthy harlots like Mata Hari.

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* ''Literature/TheAliceNetwork'': Lili mentions Mata Hari when talking to Eve about how men perceive spies.


Born in Breda, at age fourteen her mother died and her father went bankrupt. She went to an all girls' school and after a still-unclarified incident with her teacher[[note]]Either she seduced him or he seduced her[[/note]] she was suspended from school. After leaving school she fell in love with a military colonial, Rudolf [=MacLeod=] who worked in Indonesia, then a Dutch colony. In 1895 they married and moved to Indonesia, which allowed her to receive financial stability and notability among rich [[GoodLookingPrivates military officers, whom she fancied more than other men]]. Their son and daughter were born in this country, but the son died due to poisoning. Her husband blamed her for not keeping a better eye on the boy and when they moved back to the Netherlands they divorced.

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Born in Breda, Leeuwarden, at age fourteen her mother died and her father went bankrupt. She went to an all girls' school and after a still-unclarified incident with her teacher[[note]]Either she seduced him or he seduced her[[/note]] she was suspended from school. After leaving school she fell in love with a military colonial, Rudolf [=MacLeod=] who worked in Indonesia, then a Dutch colony. In 1895 they married and moved to Indonesia, which allowed her to receive financial stability and notability among rich [[GoodLookingPrivates military officers, whom she fancied more than other men]]. Their son and daughter were born in this country, but the son died due to poisoning. Her husband blamed her for not keeping a better eye on the boy and when they moved back to the Netherlands they divorced.

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* While she doesn't appear in the flesh, Claudia Jerusalem from ''VisualNovel/DiesIrae Interview with Kaziklu Bey'' really looks up to Mata Hari and is in general a huge fan of hers.


* In an episode of ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' Richard attempts to use a spell to cleanse his karma, but it somehow ends up imbuing Phoebe with Mata Hari's leftover karma - making Phoebe think she is the famous spy.

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* In an episode of ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'' Richard attempts to use a spell to cleanse his karma, but it somehow ends up imbuing Phoebe with Mata Hari's leftover karma - making Phoebe think she is the famous spy.


After her death Mata Hari became a legend. [[AdaptationOverdosed Several books, novels, comics, cartoons and films have been devoted to her]], many depicting her as a FemmeFataleSpy far more [[HistoricalBeautyUpgrade beautiful]], intelligent, and seductive than she actually was in Real Life. Her tragic love life and self-created Indonesian origin story have also been subject to a lot of romanticization and FanService fantasies. She is one of the most iconic sex symbols of the 20th century and has been portrayed on screen by Creator/GretaGarbo, Creator/MarleneDietrich, Creator/JeanneMoreau and Sylvia Kristel. Despite all that, her importance (not to mention competence) as a spy was greatly exaggerated. For a more successful RealLife example of this trope, Creator/JosephineBaker would be a much better choice. Or as a SpearCounterpart, Creator/RoaldDahl.

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After her death Mata Hari became a legend. [[AdaptationOverdosed Several books, novels, comics, cartoons and films have been devoted to her]], many depicting her as a FemmeFataleSpy far more [[HistoricalBeautyUpgrade [[HistoricalBeautyUpdate beautiful]], intelligent, and seductive than she actually was in Real Life. Her tragic love life and self-created Indonesian origin story have also been subject to a lot of romanticization and FanService fantasies. She is one of the most iconic sex symbols of the 20th century and has been portrayed on screen by Creator/GretaGarbo, Creator/MarleneDietrich, Creator/JeanneMoreau and Sylvia Kristel. Despite all that, her importance (not to mention competence) as a spy was greatly exaggerated. For a more successful RealLife example of this trope, Creator/JosephineBaker would be a much better choice. Or as a SpearCounterpart, Creator/RoaldDahl.


* In ''Film/{{Suspiria}}'' Olga refers to herself as Mata Hari in her first scene. It foreshadows that Susie will become a spy into the strange goings on at the academy.

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* In ''Film/{{Suspiria}}'' ''Film/Suspiria1977'', Olga refers to herself as Mata Hari in her first scene. It foreshadows that Susie will become a spy into the strange goings on at the academy.


* Creator/TheThreeStooges: In the film ''Film/YouNaztySpy'' a female spy called "Mati Herring" appears.

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* Creator/TheThreeStooges: ''Film/TheThreeStooges'': In the film ''Film/YouNaztySpy'' a female spy called "Mati Herring" appears."[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pickled_herring Mattie Herring]]" appears to try assassinate the Stooges during their tenure as dictators.

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