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"She beats everybody up for literally no reason. At least in some of these shows, there's a pretense, like, he may have accidentally peeked on her in the bathroom. There was no intent there, but he did peek on her in the bathroom. I'm not excusing that, but it was like in this show if they were walking down the same side of the street and she was like, 'Did you peek at me in the bathroom?!' and he would be like, 'Wh-who are you?!' "

Closely related to — and generally intended to follow — the Accidental Pervert, the Unprovoked Pervert Payback is a violent maneuver in which an offended girl screams "PERVERT!" and pounds the crap out of a guy for... smiling at her, or any of a hundred other things that are meant to be accidental perviness, but just aren't. Hell, chances are that nothing dirty happened, at all, or even close to it. Tough luck for that poor guy; he's suddenly an Accidental Pervert and ground-zero for the (self-)righteous bitchslap of his life!

Note: This staple of Harem Series is closely related to Pervert Revenge Mode, but has the twist of being completely unwarranted, rather than just undeserved. This is where the producers intended to have an Accidental Pervert joke but failed to include anything remotely identifiable as perversion (boob grab, getting a faceful of female chest, etc.). Often this moment is so badly constructed that the slap comes after everyone concerned knows that nothing perverted happened.


This trope can also be Invoked by any girl causing the innocent man (generally quite some distance away and in full view) to get jumped and beaten up for no reason. Tsunderes who engage in this behavior too often are sometimes classified by fans as "failed tsunderes".

Not to be confused with False Rape Accusation, where no attempt of abuse (accidental or otherwise) was underway in the first place.

See also: Abomination Accusation Attack, No Sympathy, Hyperspace Mallet, Double Standard, and Double Standard: Abuse, Female on Male.



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  • There was a commercial not too long back in which, through a convoluted series of misfortunes, a man ends up falling out of his bedroom window, rolling down a hill, plowing through a hedge, and landing at the feet of a female jogger. She promptly sprays him with mace for absolutely no reason other than he was within range.
  • One commercial had a guy with a map walk up to a woman waiting for the bus. He is about to ask for directions when she immediately maces him, emptying the entire can into his face. And then, while he is lying on the ground in agony, she blows a rape whistle while repeatedly tazering him. It was an ad for a hand held GPS.

    Anime & Manga 
  • Baka and Test: Summon the Beasts:
    • Aiko shows the main cast, girls included, her new cellphone. She then explains clearly it can mix and match voice bites to make new sentences. Akihisa says a perfectly normal phrase in front of everyone and Aiko uses it right there to make it sound like Akihisa just said something naughty. Somehow, that makes Minami and Mizuki, who were present the entire time and clearly should know what's going on as they were paying attention, completely buy that's something Akihisa has said and take him off to painfully torture him.
    • The entire second season is filled with this, as well as the male characters being tortured for anything that offends the girls. The closing credits have the male characters fleeing in terror from the kanji for female. Though the first season was worse at points.
  • Early on in Black Clover when Magna gives Asta and Noelle a ride on his broom he tells Asta to hold on, so he innocuously grabs Noelle's waist and she elbows him in the face, nearly causing him to plummet into the lake below. And she was still angry with him after almost killing him for no reason.
  • A Certain Magical Index:
    • Touma is very good at accidentally walking in on girls changing. This leads to a few examples in the second season where he does absolutely nothing out of the ordinary and still ends up bitten by a furious Index.
    • Even when he's unconscious, he can't escape. As demonstrated when his hand is used to destroy the enchantments on Angeline and Lucia's clothes. Which happens to destroy them entirely.
    • Once, he gets smacked because a girl walks in on him changing.
    • By New Testament 9, he's finally gotten smart enough to stay on completely the opposite side of the store from the changing rooms when the girls drag him along swimsuit shopping. He manages to avoid getting beat up, but due to Hilarity Inevitably Ensuing, ends up mistakenly making the girls think he's into dressing up in girls' swimsuits, which just weirds them out rather than making them angry.
  • Happens in Digimon Frontier; two of the Tamers fall down a pit into a heap leading to the following exchange:
    Zoe: I'm alive! I could just kiss you!
    Takuya: Uh...
    Zoe: O.O (slaps him) Get offa me!!
    Takuya: You're the one who grabbed me in the first place!!!
  • Full Metal Panic! plays it straight most of the time, most prominently early in the story where Sosuke catches a classmate trying to steal some of Kaname's panties (because some upperclassmen were forcing him to). The two start talking, find common ground, and are having a friendly chat when Kaname finds them...and Sosuke has the panties in his hand. Cue baseball bat to the head. It starts getting averted later on, especially when it comes to Sosuke's CO Tessa, who has a huge crush on him and does things like sneaking into his bed; once Kaname catches them like this and, when a panicked Sosuke insists it's Not What It Looks Like, Kaname says that she knows it isn't and tells Tessa off.
  • Girls Bravo has this happen in the first episode - Yukinari gets up and goes into the bathroom, only to accidentally walk in on Kirie when she's naked, so she attacks him. Why is it this trope? Because it's his house and his bathroom, which she has no right to use and didn't even get permission to use. She also expects him to remember that she was gonna come over to use the bathroom again like yesterday. To make things worse, when he explains that it was an accident and how, because of his allergies to girls, he wouldn't even want to see her naked, she attacks him regardless for not wanting to see her naked. Kirie has a tendency in general to overreact to anything she perceives as sexual in nature - heck, the reason he's allergic to girls is because she assaults him so often!
  • Guilty Crown: Shu's alone in a room wearing only a Modesty Towel in episode 5 after being knocked out by Ayase. Then, Ayase suddenly enters without knocking or anything and shocks Shu into dropping his towel, who gets embarrassed and tries to cover himself. Cue an Oh, Crap! and then an Armor-Piercing Slap from Ayase.
  • Heaven's Lost Property has this happen at the start of the first episode; Tomoki's neighbor Sohara comes into his house to wake him up for school, tears off his blanket, and then screams and karate chops him in the face after seeing his morning wood when he was barely even awake.
  • High School D×D is one of the very few anime out there that subverts this trope despite high amounts of Fanservice. The shining example would have to be Koneko wanting to make out with Issei and Rias walks in. Issei expected that he was going to get smacked by Rias, but instead Rias just takes a look at Koneko's condition and says that she's sick. The only time Issei even gets beaten is if he actively does anything perverted.
    • Sadly played straight in the DVD extras, where an obvious accident involving Marshmallow Hell with Rias and Asia means Koneko gets to smash his head like a watermelon. Then again, the extra was a large Out-of-Character Moment for everyone. (It's implied to be a Dream Sequence for Issei, whose pre-Character Development brain is running on unfiltered Harem Anime tropes.)
    • The series actually deconstructs this trope at one point. When Rias starts getting bitter and passive-aggressively shaming Issei when she catches him with another girl, even when they're obviously the ones coming onto him, it's deliberately shown to be irrational (especially since she's been nothing but fair to him up to that point) and hinting at bigger issues.
    • Played straight in the fourth season of the anime, where Koneko punches Issei in the gut for saying he didn't like "little girls" (which was a no-win situation for Issei, since he was denying getting friendly with a young kitsune because she had good genes). It actually ties into her characterization in the Light Novel, which is a subversion; Koneko is deeply insecure about being a completely flat member of a harem for someone who openly thinks Buxom Is Better and tends to lash out when he says something that suggests she's not sexy, she's aware how unfair this is and she's not proud of her behavior.
  • Ichika from Infinite Stratos gets attacked by the girls for things that are clearly not his fault.
  • Love Hina is (in)famous for this trope.
    • In one chapter, Naru punches Keitaro when he walks in on her changing. Later in the same chapter, she walks in on him changing, and he's still the one who gets punched.
    • One time, she tries to hit Keitaro on the grounds that he must be thinking something perverted.
    • Another time, Tama-chan the turtle has gone missing, and Naru and Keitaro are looking for it. Shinobu has just got home and is changing her clothes when she is scared by Tama-chan and comes running up to them clad only in her camisole, grabbing Keitaro in panic. He's too busy trying not to choke to notice her, yet Naru still hits him "just in case".
  • Thankfully averted in Magikano, where whenever Ayumi gets close to Haruo, Maika pretty much gives her a piece of her mind. This is a Slapstick Knows No Gender kind of series, after all.
  • During episode 2 of Majikoi! Love Me Seriously!, the five girls are lounging in the bath, and catch sight of a dog they were hired to catch. They proceed to chase after it, butt naked all five of them, and eventually come crashing into Yamato's room. Yamato, who was minding his own business, is beaten to a pulp for just being there. Even worse considering one of them is Miyako, who is a pervert and a tease, so she has no business doing something like this, more so since earlier in that very same episode she was thinking out loud to herself that if Yamato wanted to see her naked body, that she would gladly show it to him.
  • Maken-ki!:
    • In the second episode, Inaho climbs into Takeru's bunk after he's fallen asleep. Yet, the following morning, Haruko slapped him for it, rather than chastise Inaho, since Takeru's perverted antics is Haruko's Berserk Button.
    • About midway in episode 3, Takeru and Kengo are chased by a bear during the Maken-Ki's visit to a hot spring. The bear quickly catches up and swats them into the girls' side of the bath, where Himegami and Azuki respond by intercepting them in mid-air with a kick that knocks them right back into the bear's path!
    • The manga version differs by having them actually run into the girls' side of the hot spring, to hide from the bear, where they end up fondling Himegami and Haruko's breasts. Making the girls' subsequent reaction completely justified.
  • Mayo Chiki! ends up running into this by default, as main guy Kinjirou has gynophobia or fear of GIRLS, yet other characters are quick to forget this. Even then, there's one instance that stands out: the very naughty, perverted and dominant Kanade is on top of the table and leaning on top of a sitting down Kinjirou, trying to kiss him as he tries to avoid her lips, when her female Battle Butler Subaru walks into the room and yells at Kinjirou "What are you doing at Mistress Kanade?", even though it was impossible to think anything but that Kanade was the one being a pervert here, as it was extremely obvious! And yes, Subaru is fully aware of Kanade being pervy and Kinjirou scared of women, so it seems someone slipped one Idiot Ball into her pocket before that scene. Or twelve.
  • Played for Drama in Mob Psycho 100 where local gang leader Tenga Onigawara is shamed and verbally assaulted for stealing the mouthpieces off of girls' recorders to sniff and lick in private... except that Tenga is innocent, and the whole thing was a Frame-Up by a pair of Student Council members as the first order of business to rid the school of undesirables such as his delinquent gang.
  • M×0: The hero Kuzumi manages to avert this. His chivalrous, life-saving actions and good behavior save him twice in otherwise compromising situations.
    • When he falls into the girls' shower after a class match, he did so because some guys in his class took a magic camera-ball and were trying to spy on the girls. He was just trying to get rid of it by removing it from the window and fell through.
    • Later, during summer break, he disguised himself as a girl to get into the pool where the girls were hanging out. He ended up saving several of their lives from a giant whirlpool two had accidentally created. The girls accepted him being there just to watch and help them. Though, he was turned into an errand boy for them for the rest of the day.
  • My Monster Secret has a deliberate example in the Animated Adaptation. Through a complicated series of events, protagonist Asahi is mistaken for a pervert when he was actually trying to protect his classmate Nagisa Aizawa's secret. In order to sell the act, he asks Aizawa to beat him up and tell the people chasing him that she "punished" him for his actions. Aizawa goes along with it because there's no other choice, but she feels incredibly guilty for doing so and tries to make up for it by telling their classmate Youko (for whom Asahi has feelings) what really happened so she won't think less of him.
  • Chapter 12 of Omujo! Omutsu Joshi features Shouta and Morei Locked in a Room and trying to find a way out. Morei gets on Shouta's shoulders to try shouting for help from the window, only for Shouta to lose his balance and fall backward. When Morei recovers from the fall, she discovers that she's both landed on top of Shouta and succumbed to Potty Failure as she fell. Shouta is blushing but otherwise calm as he asks Morei to get off of him. Morei responds by screaming "No!" in embarrassment and punching Shouta so hard he flies through the stuck door keeping the two trapped and freeing them. The chapter's Perspective Flip shows Shouta pondering whether or not Morei likes him and, upon being punched, deciding "I think I prefer girls who are kind."
  • Kalifa in One Piece takes this concept to its logical extreme: As a Running Gag, she accuses her boss Spandam of sexual harassment from things that are not even remotely related to it, such as talking to her. At one point, she calls him out on sexual harassment for just standing there, doing absolutely nothing at all.
    Kalifa: Sir?
    Spandam: Yes?
    Kalifa: That's sexual harassment.
    Spandam: My existence is?!
    • In the Punk Hazard arc, Nami and Sanji switch bodies. After finally getting her body back, Nami quickly realizes she's not wearing the same jacket as before. She clobbers Sanji, assuming he took another opportunity to ogle at her body while they were apart. While Sanji had certainly given her precedent to think so, he actually discarded the jacket while trying to rescue Kin'emon's torso from underwater; clothing created from Kin'emon's power disappears upon removal.
  • Averted in Rosario + Vampire, which actually has the girls hit each other simply to get to closer to Tsukune.
    • Tsukune lampshades it when on a date with Inner Moka saying he feels he might get hurt if he touches her (she asked to hold hands). As soon as he does, the rest of his Unwanted Harem attack him and Moka.
    Inner Moka: "What's wrong? You don't want to hold my hand?"
    Tsukune: "I do, but I'm afraid I might get kicked or something like that."
  • Satirized in The Sacred Blacksmith:
    Luke: You're sorry? You have a wardrobe malfunction and beat the crap out of me, and you expect sorry is gonna cut it?
  • In the Onsen Episode of Samurai Harem: Asu no Yoichi, Chihaya jokingly tells main guy Yoichi he should bathe with her and her sisters. Everyone (That is, Yoichi and the sisters) stare in disbelief for a second before Tsundere Ibuki hits... Yoichi, on the basis he might have been thinking something perverted, even though he was just as shocked as the girls were. And Chihaya, who actually said the perverted comment? Nothing happens to her, not even a "Don't say those things, you might give him ideas!" or something.
  • Subverted in Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, when Itoshiki goes to a hot spring, only to realize that his female students are on the girls' side. When Maria accidentally knocks over the divider, the girls don't really care all that much, while Itoshiki covers himself, turns around and lets out a girlish shriek.
  • Surprisingly averted in SHUFFLE! ep 7: Due to a broken lock, Rin walks on Asa while she's in the toilet. They both apologize to each other and agree to forget about the incident. No violence whatsoever.
  • Student Council's Discretion ends up falling into this, as Ken acts extremely perverted and deserving of the payback. However, he soon shows himself to be a much nicer and more caring person than he first appears, and even though the girls know this, he's constantly receiving a lot of abuse. One egregious example comes from the episode where he has to take care of the Wise Beyond Their Years little sister of the newspaper club president. She pulls out some dolls and starts playing with them, but gives them a rather perverted story. She then tells him to join in, which he reluctantly does. As soon he says ONE line, the girls jump in and start lynching him and saying he's a bad influence on the little sister, even though they were around the whole time. This case was an Invocation, as the little girl was intentionally probing at their jealousy: The girls are all attracted to him to some extent, but can't actually admit it and thus blame him. Of course, this doesn't stop the girls from looking like they have a personal vendetta against Ken and are looking for excuses to berate him since nobody normal would have blamed him for this, invoked or not.
  • Sword Art Online: Kirito has memorized a number of placating lines just in case he ever finds himself in a compromising situation. When he accidentally gropes Asuna (she was running and crashed into him), he promptly forgot all of them, and she throws him into a wall.
  • To Love-Ru: Yami absolutely hates perversion, and constantly beats up Rito for it no matter the circumstances.
  • Vandread does this once with the main character bumping into a girl and then getting an Armor-Piercing Slap for being a pervert.
    • There is the slight matter of this being a case of Men and Women are warring SPECIES and (In general...) each thinks the other is going to do horrible horrible things to them at the slightest provocation.
  • In The World God Only Knows, Keima is helping Haqua make an After-Action Report with a supernatural simulation device that uses dolls to represent people. Annoyed with Keima, Haqua tells the simulation that Keima is a pervert. When, in response, doll-Keima starts molesting doll-Haqua, Haqua starts beating up the real Keima.
  • At one point in the Starship Troopers OVA, Rico encounters Carmen on the Moon and, following the example of a training mate who got a nude pic from his girlfriend, asks her for a picture, making sure to not mention the "nude" part. Before she can answer, the training mate arrives and, not noticing her, asks Rico if he got that nude pic, resulting in Carmen slapping Rico.

    Comic Books 
  • In one issue of Futurama comics, Leela has been split into her baby, teen, and elderly selves. Her teen form gains a crush on Fry and starts flirting with him, causing Leela to hit him even though he's clearly uncomfortable with a teen flirting with him.
  • Played with in Red Ears in a particular strip. A beautiful woman is eating at a bistro when a young man takes notice and asks her if he can offer her some coffee. She reacts incredibly outraged as if he treated her like a hooker, causing much embarrassment to the guy. She takes a few notes, then gets up and approaches him to apologize and explain that she's a student who was using him for a social experiment on shame in a public setting. He angrily shouts at her so everyone can hear him say "1000 bucks for an hour?! Are you flipping mental?!"

    Fan Works 
  • Escape From The Hokage's Hat has Naruto discuss this before he goes out of his way to avert it out of fear.
    "Another confusing thing was his reaction to physical contact. First, there was Sakura's hug, then Hinata holding his hand, Shizune-nee-chan carrying him to Tsunade-baa-chan accidentally suffocating him in her chest. All these events in the past two days made up more physical attention and affection than he received in his entire life. Not sure how to deal with the resulting emotions, years of conditioning from Sakura came to the forefront as he kept his mouth shut so they wouldn't hit him for being a pervert."
  • In the Love Hina fic For His Own Sake, Naru attacks a complete stranger she overhears teasing a woman he's walking with. Reality Ensues when said woman — his wife — doesn't appreciate the 'rescue' and has her arrested.
  • In another Love Hina fic, Kid Keitaro, an 8-year-old Keitaro comes to live at Hinata Sou. During his first night, he has a nightmare, so Kitsune comes into his room to comfort him and ends up falling asleep with him cuddled up next to her. The next morning, Naru comes into the room, and upon seeing Keitaro lying with his head on Kitsune's chest, gets it into her head that an 8-year-old boy somehow managed to overpower and molest a 21-year-old woman and gives him an Armor-Piercing Slap. Unlike other examples of this trope, she gets a harsh dose of Laser-Guided Karma when Kitsune slaps her back.
  • In My Huntsman Academia, Team MNVW is going through Izuku's mail while he studies in the library. Then they realize that his mom sent him an entire box of condoms out after learning that he is sleeping in the same room as three gorgeous women his age. His poor choice of words when he walks in on this scene causes Weiss to fly off the handle and attempt to strangle him even though she was the one rifling through his things.
    Izuku: [walks in on Weiss holding a condom] W-Weiss, I kn-know our f-f-families have different ways of doing th-thiings, but that's not the sort of thing you should just... wave around. [tries to offer a reassuring smile] You're an adult, and I respect your choices, but I think we'd all just prefer some things stay private. Ok? [Weiss screams and tackles him before starting to strangle him as they both blush like mad] W-Weiss! Not in front of the others! It's lewd!
    Weiss: Die!

    Films — Live-Action 

  • A train is taking a general, a private, an old lady and a very comely young lady somewhere. The train goes into a tunnel where it gets pitch black for a few seconds. There is a loud scream, an obvious slap, and when the train comes out of the darkness, the general has a hand-shaped red mark on his face. The old lady is thinking "It was good that young woman showed that she doesn't allow herself to be felt up." The young lady is wondering why the general felt up the old lady. The general is thinking how it's a damn shame that private felt up the young lady, and he got slapped for it. The private is thinking how it's perfect: he screams like a girl, gets to slap a general and got away with it.

  • P. G. Wodehouse's short story "A Sea of Troubles" features austere secretary Miss Pillenger, always ready to swing a fist at any man who might try anything—despite, of course, the fact that no man ever has. When her employer—who, unbeknownst to her, is about to commit suicide—gives her a kiss goodbye on the forehead, she nearly knocks him unconscious.

    Live-Action TV 
  • Used in NewsRadio when Lisa loses her shirt in the office and slaps Bill as she's walking to get it back.
    Bill: What was that for?! I didn't say anything!
    Lisa: You were thinking it.
    Bill: lecherous grin. Fair enough.
  • The Golden Girls had a case of this, where after a break-in Rose doesn't feel safe or secure anymore. It reaches a pitch when a strange man comes running after her in the parking lot and she kicks him in the groin, re-establishing her confidence and sense of security. Dorothy and Blanche are initially happy for her... until she sheepishly reveals the guy was only running after her because she had dropped her purse and is probably going to file an assault charge.

    Video Games 
  • An optional scene in Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World has Emil, a Rare Male Example of a Shrinking Violet, bathing alone in thermal waters. While he's there, Genki Girl and openly in love for him Marta enters the bath, which causes him to scream in surprise. Upon hearing him, the entire playable cast of the first game but Lloyd come checking out what's going on. Despite all of them knowing how Emil and Marta are, they all instantly start berating Emil and calling him a pervert, and when Marta tries to say that, yes, she was the one that entered the bath and the perverted one, they tell her to shut up and not make excuses for Emil. Yes, even the cool and rational Regal, Presea and Raine instantly believe the shy guy tried to sneak into the bath of the energetic girl and not the other way around and that's totally why he was the one that screamed! And just to drive the point home, the only one that believes Emil is Lloyd, and that's because Lloyd got caught in two Accidental Pervert moments and considers this to be the same. Except in those cases, Lloyd DID look like a pervert, unlike with Emil where it's just absurd. Ironically, save for Zelos, who of course gives him kudos, the rational and mellow ones are the most upset, where Sheena, who's been peeped on before by Zelos, and usually gets pissed off from that sort of thing, simply says you can't blame him for his hormones, and Genis, instead of making a smart remark about what an immature horndog he is, is just amazed at how badly he supposedly wanted to bathe with her. Kind of feels like an out-of-character moment for everyone save Lloyd, Zelos, and those two.
  • Persona:
    • The school camping trip scene in Persona 4 contains this trope, while Yosuke at least can be blamed for both hitting on Chie and Yukiko and calling them childish, the player character can actually be more complimentary in a way that can get on one of the girl's good side. Regardless you're given the options of agreeing that Chie and Yukiko are "fine" or disagreeing, it's a lose-lose situation because no matter what you're pushed OFF A CLIFF, into freezing water. The real kicker is that Kanji, who really said nothing the whole scene is pushed into the water because he gets a nosebleed, thus he must be punished because nosebleeds are only caused by perverted thoughts and not at all by Chie kicking him in the face hard enough to knock him unconscious the previous night.
    • Persona 3 and 4 have other instances of this trope involving hot springs which is even worse because it usually has to do with the girls getting the time schedules mixed up or some other wacky misunderstanding that is exclusively their fault. Of course, they always blame the guys for being lecherous little schemers even though, with the exception of Yosuke and Junpei, they don't really care and just want to relax in the springs.
    • Persona 4: The Animation at least has Yukiko realize in the middle of the misunderstanding SHE messed up with the schedules, but she continues insulting the guys anyway. Yukiko is possibly the nicest, most sensible girl in the cast. By comparison, in the game, she realizes after the fact, but the others decide not to tell anyone.
    • Persona 4 also has a moment when the characters are discussing an upcoming exam. Yosuke is in need of a tutor, so he asks the hard-working and intelligent Yukiko for some "private lessons". She then slaps him.
      Yukiko: were talking about studying?
    • However, in that case, Yukiko is portrayed as misinterpreting romantic overtures (she had been harassed by a lot of guests to the hotel recently), so while it is sort of a case of this, she actually did think he was hitting on her, and apologizes when she realizes what he meant. And the fact that the phrase "private lessons" can be interpreted as a Double Entendre did not help Yosuke's case, as Chie points out when Yosuke blames Chie for bringing this up.
    • In Persona 3, it's implied that Junpei and Ryoji deliberately came at the time when the hot springs switch from guys only to girls only so they could get a look at the girls, and claim that they didn't know when it switched over.
    • In Persona 5 Strikers, the Phantom Thieves go to the same spa resort as the SEES team. When the boys hang out in the baths a little too long and realize the girls have shown up during the women hours, they quickly try to escape without being seen. Unfortunately for them, they are caught, accused of being perverts, and are quickly dealt an ice-cold glass of ass-whuppin' for an honest mistake.
  • Fire Emblem:
    • Fire Emblem Awakening has the female Avatar attack Chrom after walking in on him bathing, although she did refrain from doing it when the situation was reversed previously. To be fair, she acknowledges the attack was unprovoked and sincerely apologizes.
    • In Fire Emblem Fates, you can build a bathhouse in your castle. Every time the Avatar enters, there's a chance they'll accidentally walk in on someone of the opposite gender, prompting this trope. But as far as the player can see, there isn't any sign indicating that the bathhouse is in use, much less by a specific gender.

    Web Animation 
  • FreedomToons: In "Ben Shapiro REKS Ocasio-Cortez", AOC accuses Ben Shapiro of cat-calling and even attacks him with mace after he takes her up on her claim that Republicans aren't willing to debate her ideas by offering her money for a public debate. Ben responds that she's just proving his point without costing him a dime. And gives her the Eye Beams treatment.


    Western Animation 
  • King of the Hill had an extremely rare male case of this. An over-protective, coddling Scoutmaster (voiced by Andy Richter) was walking down the driveway to his car when Bill, Dale, and Boomhauer needed to distract him. They walk up to claim their car broke down, but before they can even get out the first sentence, he maces them. Repeatedly.
  • In an episode of Kaeloo, there was a Rare Male Example. Mr. Cat hits Stumpy with a baseball bat and accuses him of voyeurism just for being outside the door when he was in the bathroom.
  • In an episode of Family Guy, Brian asks a woman in the college class he's taking if he's in the right room, and she immediately freaks out and hoses him down with pepper spray. When he calls her out on this, she apologizes and says she's on edge due to a date rape seminar she'd attended earlier.


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