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Basic Trope: Hot alien chicks.

  • Straight: The hero (or heroine, if lesbian or bisexual) encounters aliens that look like attractive female Human Aliens with an Amazing Technicolor Population and sometimes Alien Hair.
  • Exaggerated:
    • Hot God
    • The alien girls are so attractive that human males simply refuse to enter relations with human females (and the other way around for alien males) in favor of scoring it with the aliens.
  • Downplayed:
    • The alien girls resemble humans almost entirely, but have a feature that makes them somewhat more attractive to humans (elven ears or just have an exotic skin tone).
    • The female aliens do look a lot different than humans, but are similar enough to be at least mildly attractive.
  • Justified:
    • The space babes were genetically engineered by the villain to distract the hero.
    • The space babes have advanced ways of achieving beauty.
    • The human has a fetish for colorful skin tones.
    • The space babes are an all-female race of shapeshifters who reproduce by gathering DNA from the males of other species through sex. Taking on a form that's attractive to humans is necessary for their survival.
  • Inverted: The heroine (or hero, if gay or bisexual) encounters space dudes, sometimes with Exotic Equipment.
  • Subverted:
    • The space babes turn out to be human actors wearing body paint and wigs or are just Human Aliens.
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    • The hot alien is wearing a rather shapely Latex Space Suit... but when they get out of it, we see they're actually an ugly bag of mostly water.
  • Double Subverted:
    • When the body paint and wigs are removed, the "actors" are revealed to be space babes of another kind.
    • It turns out this specific member of the species was just very ill, and their normal form is conventionally attractive.
  • Parodied:
    • The space "babes" turn out to be the males of their species. This doesn't stop the otherwise male heterosexual cast members from gawking at them.
    • The babes don't find human mutually attractive, and instead come to earth to make catcalls as the local post-boxes instead.
  • Zig Zagged: We see the aliens are in power armour...then they take them off and they're beautiful blue women. They're somewhat unattractive however, because they cause the Uncanny Valley effect in people looking at them. It then turns out they're the Mobile-Suit Human equivalent of a Meta Mecha, and open up to reveal another alien... who is also pretty by human standards, if very tiny.
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  • Averted: The space babes are too alien in appearance for humans to find them attractive.
  • Enforced: "We don't have enough of a budget for anything odd, and it's a shame to waste the actresses'... 'talents' like that.
  • Lampshaded:
    • "Huh. I didn't expect alien life to look like humans...let alone attractive ones."
    • "Well this is evidence for convergent evolution if i've ever seen it...
  • Invoked: The Babes are taking A Form You Are Comfortable With...and decided to choose a form to make the male humans extra comfortable.
  • Exploited: Space-ranger Bob brings chocolate, flowers, and some condoms to first contact..."just in case."
  • Defied: When making First Contact, the Starfish Aliens make it clear that they do have the technology to disguise themselves as space babes, but refrain from doing so in order to keep things professional and avoid unwanted advances from humans.
  • Discussed: A xenobiology professor goes into exacting detail about why GreenSkinned Space Babes are impossible within this show's universe.
  • Conversed: "Bleh. It's annoying that the show is going for cheap thrills like this."
  • Plotted A Good Waste The humans and GreenSkinned Space Babes are frightened of each other at first, but yet find them attractive for similar exotic reasons. The whole thing is a metaphor for racial tolerance.
  • Implied: We never see the aliens on screen, but the team pervert mentions the species... and a few unusual details about his contact with them.
  • Deconstructed: Space-ranger Bob hooks up with Space-babe Alia. Their relationship ends rather quickly because of their radical cultural differences (such as Alia not understanding the concept of kissing) as well as finding each other's sex organs unnerving.
  • Reconstructed:
    • They both realize that they can look over the creepy differences and get back together. They have considerably less sex though.
    • They become Amicable Exes and Bob sets Alia up with Chakril, who is from her species.
  • Played for Laughs: Space-ranger Bob and Space-ranger Dana meet Alia. Bob starts flirting with Alia, much to Dana's chagrin... because she also has the hots for Alia.
  • Played for Drama: Space-ranger Bob falls in love with Alia. Problem is, he's from an Absolute Xenophobe empire and the Imperial propaganda convinced him that all aliens are evil. Emotional conflict ensues.

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