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Basic Trope: An elderly man who is sex-crazed and possibly attracted to younger women.

  • Straight: Old Man Johnson is in his mid-50's and often flirts with women young enough to be his daughter.
  • Exaggerated:
  • Downplayed: Mr. Johnson is in his 40's and okay with dating women who are slightly younger than him.
  • Justified:
    • Old Man Johnson has been a pervert his entire life, and he hasn't lost his lust just because he's long in the tooth.
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    • Johnson is a charismatic guy even though he's quite old, hence why he's able to still woo girls.
  • Inverted:
    • Mr. Johnson is a young man with gerontophilia.
    • Old Man Johnson is a senior citizen who is completely chaste.
    • Mr. Johnson is a teenager, yet is sexually attracted to women double his age
  • Gender Inverted: Dirty Old Woman
  • Subverted: Old Man Johnson spends a lot of time around a voluptuous young woman. She turns out to be his niece and he was only around her all the time because he frequently worries about her well-being.
  • Double Subverted: Shortly after the young woman is revealed to be his niece, Old Man Johnson then starts hitting on his niece's friends.
  • Parodied: Old Man Johnson keeps accidentally getting himself in perverse situations, yet the women are all convinced he's after their pussy.
  • Zig Zagged: It varies whether any elderly men in the setting have sex drives and whether or not they prefer younger women.
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  • Averted: There are no elderly characters with sex drives.
  • Enforced: "We want the Abhorrent Admirer to look really unappealing, and nothing says 'she doesn't want this guy at all' more than making him significantly older".
  • Lampshaded: "Ew! Who would've thought that old men could still want sex, especially with women who are much younger than them?"
  • Invoked: Old Man Johnson becomes a widower and decides to court younger women because he doesn't want to outlive his new wife.
  • Exploited: Old Man Johnson gets away with his pervy antics by blaming it on senility.
  • Defied: Old Man Johnson does not go after younger women, knowing that people might see him as a creep.
  • Discussed: "C'mon, Old Man Johnson! Surely there are women your own age you'd like to bone!"
  • Conversed: "I can understand that being elderly doesn't necessarily mean suddenly deciding to be abstinent. What I don't understand is how fiction often depicts such senior citizens as favoring younger people."
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  • Implied: Old Man Johnson mentions that he has to register as a sex offender and that many women have issued restraining orders against him.
  • Deconstructed: Old Man Johnson's tendency to advance on younger women comes across as gross and predatory, making people not want to associate with him.
  • Reconstructed: Old Man Johnson learns to be less forward so he can allow women to open up to him by their own accord.
  • Played For Laughs: Old Man Johnson is a Kavorka Man whose age doesn't prevent him from being considered a Sex God among women.
  • Played For Drama: Old Man Johnson is a rapist.

Let's get back to Dirty Old Man before he gets slapped with an assload of sexual harassment suits.

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