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Basic Trope: A Rated "M" for Manly character is hairy.

  • Played Straight: Bob Badass has a hairy chest visible during his Shirtless Scene.
  • Exaggerated:
  • Justified:
    • More testosterone = more body hair
  • Inverted:
    • Bob Badass has a smooth chest, though the rest of his boddy is very hairy.
    • Bob has a hairy chest, but he's very sensitive and Weaksauce Weakness personified.
  • Gender Inverted: Alice is a very hairy woman, which she may or may not feel self-conscious about.
  • Subverted:
    • Bob does all these Badass Action Hero things, but no attention is drawn to his chest.
    • Bob has a hairy chest, but waxes it.
  • Double Subverted:
    • Until a brief Shirtless Scene or nude scene comes on, and Bob's chest hair is visible.
    • Only because he's a competitive swimmer and has to wax everything to attain higher speeds; it's not something he'd do otherwise.
  • Deconstructed:
  • Reconstructed:
  • Parodied:
    • Bob is mistaken for Big Foot because he's so hairy.
    • Bob feels self-conscious, as body hair goes out of style, and heads to a salon for Wax On, Wax Scream
  • Lampshaded: "Bob, could you put a sweater on or something? That chest rug of yours is too pornographic for my eyes."
  • Averted: Bob is a smooth-chested Bishounen
  • Enforced: "We need to show that this guy is so Badass that he sweats testosterone! Let's give him a nice chest rug!"
  • Invoked: Bob starts taking anabolic steroids, and this is an unintended side effect.
  • Defied: Bob doesn't like body hair, and so removes it.
  • Discussed:
  • Conversed:
  • Played For Laughs: See "Parodied"
  • Played For Drama: As body hair goes out of style, Bob gets teased for being hairy.

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