Best Known for the Fanservice

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"Roger Ebert felt Elvira's appearance was worth mentioning in his review, but I suspect he had a minimum word count to meet before his review went to press, and if you’re going to break out the shovel to up the word count, you might as well talk about the chick with the great rack."

It could have had great humor, brilliant action sequences and diabolical villains. What everyone remembers, however, is the female lead's Striptease in the Sweeps one year. Or, in an even more extreme case, a penis when it pops up on screen. This trope refers to the actions of characters rather than characterization.

This is the common tendency for Fan Service to overshadow everything else about a work, regardless of the amount that actually occurs in it (sometimes the most remembered bit of Fan Service actually comes from promotional materials, which don't accurately depict what actually happens in the show). At the extreme end, it becomes All There Is to Know About "The Crying Game"... with boobs. This can be so powerful and effective in Hollywood that the Hollywood Hype Machine will go into overdrive and make an actress who bared all (or most) of herself an instant, overnight household name. Don't laugh- Shannon Elizabeth and Denise Richards got years of movie roles because of this trope.

For the more romantic equivalent, see Most Fanfic Writers Are Girls. See also Freud Was Right. When a viewer looks at a work specifically to see the stripper, they're Just Here for Godzilla. See also Fanservice Extra and Dancing Bear. One-Scene Wonder is a similar phenomenon, but mostly unrelated.

Examples of Best Known for the Fanservice are listed on these subpages: