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Bicep Kiss

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"Look at that showoff, kissing his muscles."
Homer Simpson, The Simpsons, "Bart the Daredevil"

A vain character (usually if not always male) loves how much time and effort he's put into his enormous arm muscles, and shows how much he loves (or shows off to others) them by kissing his own biceps.

See also Bicep-Polishing Gesture and Flexing Those Non-Biceps.


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    Asian Animation 
  • Mechamato: Played with. When Mechamato mechanises with Pian's gym equipment to become Mechamacho, the enhancements around his arms emulate muscles, and he kisses his lower arm once he's fully transformed.

    Comic Strips 
  • Peter gets caught doing this by Paige in a FoxTrot strip.

    Films — Animation 

    Films — Live-Action 
  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy: Ron Burgundy kisses his biceps before offering his love target "two tickets to the gun show." She does not appear as interested as he hoped.
  • In The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Captain Mike is seen kissing his biceps at one point, although to be precise he's kissing the tattoo on this spot, which he considers one of his works of art.

    Live-Action TV 


    Pro Wrestling 

    Tabletop Games 
  • Dungeons & Dragons adventure IM3 The Best of Intentions. A picture of the Immortal PCs shows one of them doing a pose and kissing his right biceps.

    Video Games 

    Web Animation 
  • In the Captain America: Civil War episode of How It Should Have Ended, when Bucky is trying to run away in a helicopter and Steve is holding on to both the railing and the helicopter, Steve kisses his biceps. This causes Bucky to yell "Too sexy!" and the helicopter crashes as a result.

    Web Videos 

    Western Animation 


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The pecs are epic

Thor flexes his pecs and kisses his biceps when he shows off his epic muscles.

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