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Basic: A bisexual character is extremely promiscuous

  • Straight: Alice, a bisexual woman, has many short-term sexual partners of both sexes.
  • Exaggerated: Alice has slept with every single member of the cast, including Team Pet Fido.
  • Justified: Alice just has a high sex drive; it's nothing to do with her sexuality, but she decides to take advantage of the fact people expect her to have sex a lot to, well, have sex a lot.
  • Inverted: All the monosexual cast members have lots of sex. Alice can't get laid.
  • Subverted:
    • Alice appears to have lots of casual sex with people of both sexes, sleeping with a woman one night and a man the next... actually, she is in a committed polyamorous relationship with them both, Bob and Carole, and is actually the least sexually driven one in their relationship.
    • Alice is bisexual and acts promiscuously, but she has recently been through a traumatic experience and this is a coping mechanism; she's not usually like this.
  • Double Subverted:
    • Alice is less sexually-driven because she's tired out; she's cheating on Bob and Carole with David, and Emily, and Frank, and Helga...
    • ...or at least that's what she tells everyone. Honestly, nothing happened and she's just kind of a slut.
  • Parodied: Alice keeps getting hospitalized for injuries sustained while trying to have sex with moving vehicles.
  • Deconstructed: Alice sleeps around because of bad internalized biphobia where she judges herself for not "choosing" between the sexes, and has sex with people she does not particularly want to because "hey, I don't choose, right?"
  • Reconstructed: Alice realizes her attitude towards sex is unhealthy and her self-loathing is irrational; she manages to establish a much better attitude towards her sexuality.
  • Zig Zagged: ????
  • Averted:
    • Alice is bisexual and is not particularly promiscuous.
    • Alice is a Celibate Hero.
    • Alice is a biromantic asexual.
  • Enforced: "If we don't show Alice as completely into both sexes, the viewers are going to think of her as either gay or straight, and that'll confuse them later in the plot."
  • Lampshaded: "Yeah, yeah, I know, 'bisexuals are slutty' thing, bad stereotype. I'll go to a gay rights march or something to make up for it later; now shut up and fuck me."
  • Invoked: "That's Alex, Alice's brother who is also bisexual. You know the kind: "Everyone has a hole, so everyone can please me"".
  • Defied: "Bob, I would have put out by now, but I have this whole Stop Being Stereotypical thing to deal with."
  • Discussed: "So, wait, if she's bi how come none of you have slept with her? Of either sex?" "...Because Hollywood is lying to you and Alice is waiting until marriage? She's just our friend."
  • Conversed: "Why does it always seem like the bisexuals have to sleep with everyone male and female? Do straight people want to sleep with everyone of the opposite sex?"
  • Played For Laughs: Alice having sex with anyone she meets is taken as a given by her friends; they often arrange their plans around/using this fact.
  • Played For Drama: Alice's sexual partners, both male and female, always turn out to be incapable of trusting her to be faithful; expecting her to "need" to have sex with someone the opposite sex to them. This distrust ruins all Alice's relationships, and leaves her understandably hurt.
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