Really Gets Around

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Joey: When, today? Ehhh...some, not a lot.

A character whose primary characteristic is how easy they are. For sexual contact, that is. This trope is a Double Standard writ large: when a male character sluts it up, he's usually The Casanova or a Kavorka Man, or maybe an Accidental Pornomancer if they are innocent and aren't actively seeking it out. When a woman does it, time for the most insulting and aggressive adjectives, with "Really Gets Around" as a euphemism.

This sometimes overlaps with being evil, but is also a staple of sitcoms where it's more used as a simple source of humor. Jokes will usually play on her astonishing number and variety of partners. Often described as man-hungry, easy, loose or fast. In a more rural setting, she is often branded the "village bicycle" (everyone's had a ride...). Expect generous quotations from the Comic Sutra.

Compare Good Bad Girl. Also, Lady Drunk frequently claims to have been one of these in her youth. Sometimes overlaps with Ms. Fanservice. May be Fan Disservice for some.

Anything That Moves is a subtrope notorious in its Unfortunate Implications regarding bisexuals, and one of the few cases where a male character will typically be portrayed badly for it. Extreme Omnisexual is related, for characters that are more than bisexuals.

In the real world and fiction alike, this may be the result of an individual being hypersexual.

No real life examples, please; All The Tropes is not a gossip site.

Examples of Really Gets Around include:

Anime and Manga

  • Akio Ohtori from Revolutionary Girl Utena, Mr. Alpha-Casanova himself.
    • And Touga Kiryuu as well. It's no real shock when they end up doing it.
  • Gilbert from Kaze to Ki no Uta is pretty much willing to do it with any other guy he can get.
  • Nagi from Otome Kikan Gretel is a Schoolgirl Lesbian version of this trope. She actively tries to seduce her female squad mates and one of her first acts upon meeting the main character Yuu was to subject her to Marshmallow Hell. Luckily for Nagi, it's a Girls Love series so her targets are often receptive.
  • Eva in Monster.
  • Souma from Yuu Watase's Yaoi manga Sakura Gari. He's actually well known for sleeping with pretty much anyone. No, really, this isn't hyperbole. He is the victim of the more sinister version of So Beautiful It's a Curse with the consequence that 99% of the time, everyone around him is either trying to sleep with him or trying to get him to sleep with them again. If you think this is bad, you should see what kind of childhood he had to endure.
  • Pamila from the Hentai manga series Bondage Fairies. Though she does have a dedicated relationship with a girlfriend in addition to all the sleeping around she does. Yet she herself is a victim of sexual abuse in Extreme.
  • Axis Powers Hetalia's France epitomizes this trope, with his character being mainly defined by his constant flirting with, undressing of, and feeling up the other nations. Just how successful he is at actually getting farther than stripping them is up to debate though, seeing that most of the other nations show far more interest in keeping their distance from him than anything else.
    • Greece might somewhat fit this trope, being said to be the most sexually active country around (surpassing even France), but his promiscuity isn't his main defining character trait unlike with France, so he comes across as more of a sleepy, laidback, somewhat spacey cat lover who just happens to be really good at getting laid. Add to that the fact that canon has shown him expressing sexual/romantic interest in only Japan so far, and it shouldn't be too much of a surprise that fanworks don't really emphasize this trait of his as much as for France who is way more blatant and showy about it.
    • In fact, pretty much any and every nation can fall into this trope in fanworks that equate all forms of international relations with the sexual kind.
  • In the Full Metal Panic! novels, when Leonard's first mentioned, he's shown to be a rather loose playboy that sleeps around. Over the phone, he's heard to have had sex with a woman with a high nasal voice.
  • Sora from Aki Sora.
    • Sora is more of a case of unwilling Chick Magnet sorrounded by women who take what they want, so far every relationship he is in and pretty much every intercourse he was a part of was started (and often forced on) by other side so more fitting description for him would be that he really is used around
  • Yamada from B Gata H Kei wants to become this, intending to get 100 sex friends in high school. The Tsundere mixed signals she sends out and her insecurity have so far prevented this, as will probably the genuine feelings for Kosuda she developed.
    • Chika seems to be this. It is extremely heavily implied (especially in the manga) that she has sex with those boys that give her gifts, and there are quite a lot of them. Averted, she later admits she is still a virgin.
  • Kirche of The Familiar of Zero is heavily implied to be this in her introduction in the light novels. Later descriptions pertaining to her muddy this idea, which suggests that Kirche just likes to string guys along and doesn't let just anyone see her goods, nor will she go after anyone whom another girl considers "her treasure," as she has no intentions to die over another girl's boyfriend.
    • Conversely, Guiche too may qualify.
  • Makoto Itou in the School Days anime.
  • Tomoki's grandfater claims he slept with about 43 million women. Now he phrases this as that he only needs to sleep with 2,957,272,615 more woman to sleep with every woman in the world.
  • Back in her high school days, Umeko (the protagonist's mother) of Boys Empire slept with her entire school (except the principal). At the same time. (It kept her from getting thrown out over a teenage pregnancy.) She settled down once she got married, keeping her attentions within the family.
    • Only if one includes the mother of her son's intended as "within the family".
  • Iono from Iono the Fanatics is the queen of a kingdom with a harem of "ladies in waiting" numbering in the thousands, and is still searching for more!
  • Shizuru from Mai-Otome is another lesbian version. She's very devoted to Natsuki, but Nat-chan is far from her only partner, and when she's late coming home from an investigation, everyone assumes she just found a pretty girl on the way back.
  • Cross Marian from D.Gray-man is as notorious for being a ladies man as he is for leaving his bills for poor Allen. Probably has at least 10 partners in every city he goes to.
  • Panty from Panty and Stocking With Garterbelt lives for this. If the frequent displays of her sexcapades aren't enough, she sets the ambitious goal of copulating with a thousand men on Earth before returning to heaven. Needless to say, this drew irk from the heavens, and her promiscuity eventually works against her favor, if only temporarily. In the end, the solution to her problem? Have even more sex.
  • Karin from Naruto is often called out on her alleged lustiness by her personal Hatedom and goes to such lengths to get in Sasuke's pants that Fanon has now practically included this pattern in her character. Also a case of Never Live It Down, when it comes to her willingness to drug her teammates in order to rape Sasuke in peace while he's weakened. However in canon, she only ever shows attraction to Sasuke.
  • In Hanjuku Joshi, Mari gains a reputation for being promiscuous with boys. It turns out that she sleeps around because every guy she has sex with leaves her feeling underwhelmed, which in turn is because she's a closeted lesbian.
  • Mitsumasa Kido of Saint Seiya was reveal in the manga to be the birth father of all 100 boys he sent off to train as saints. Add in the law of averages for producing female offspring and boggle at how many women this old guy had in span of about five years.
  • Emperor Charles Zi Britania has 108 wives. All are royalty, and obviously many have born him children. In fact, the protagonist's mother was his fifth wife and very cunning in her own right, and Lelouch was the 17th born (and 11th boy) in the family. Think about that. 108 wives, who bore an indeterminate (with eighteen as the lowest possible guess) number of kids, all competing for the throne, many with genius level intelligence, many chessmasters, several downright ruthless, in a family that rules the society based on survival of the fittest. Yikes, Charles, couldn't you keep it in your pants?
  • In Happy Yarou Wedding, Todou used to and it earned him the nickname "King of the Night" as well as got him kicked out of his dad's house. Yuuhi is implied to have a pretty long string of girlfriends as well, who he dated simply because they asked.
  • Gildartz from Fairy Tail, listing several women when trying to figure out who he slept with to father Cana.
  • Minako from Sailor Moon, sort of: she falls in love almost continuously (in Codename: Sailor V Artemis even congratulated her for 1000th first love, and the series Dragon In Chief remarked she used to do the very same thing in her previous life), but the boys she falls in love with never loves her back, with the greatest examples being Higashi-senpai (from the Codename: Sailor V manga, notable for suggesting Minako to wear her head ribbon and being the first youma killed by Sailor V), Kaitou Ace (Sailor V manga again, he's actually Danburite, the series Big Bad and possibly Minako's true love in the manga), Alan (from the anime. Minako loved him, but presented him to her best friend in London, and they fell in love with each other), Hawk's Eye and Tiger's Eye (villains she fall in love with at the same time and attempt to involve in a threesome, but they were playing with her feelins. Sailor Venus opened a can of whoopass on them later), and Kou Yaten (anime only. And a woman in disguise). No wonder why Minako in the manga stop having recorded 'first loves' after she killed Danburite and, later in the series, flat-out admitted having renounced to men...

Comic Books

  • Green Arrow, of The DCU has a mostly undeserved reputation for having trouble keeping his arrow in his quiver. While it is true that Oliver Queen was every bit the player Bruce Wayne pretends to be before becoming a superhero, he was characterized as being downright devout and at times downright possessive regarding then-girlfriend Black Canary throughout the Silver and Bronze Ages of comics. His characterization as a womanizer didn't begin until shortly after his death in the mid-1990s and he never cheated on Black Canary until Judd Winick started writing the character.
    • Roy Harper (aka Speedy I, Arsenal, Red Arrow) was Green Arrow's sidekick/Ollie Queen's adopted son back in the day and apparently whatever Ollie had rubbed off.

Nightwing: Is there anyone you won't sleep with?
Arsenal: You mean among the pool of women super heroes with the bodies of Olympians? No, dude.

  • Green Lantern Hal Jordan as well. He's been shown having a one-night stand and being very flirtatious in general in the current Green Lantern book. Maybe there's something to that green M&M rumor.
    • Or the rumor about that one night with Huntress, Lady Blackhawk and a bottle of wine.
      • In the actual issue of Birds of Prey when it happened shows Huntress and Lady Blackhawk leaving a drunk Hal Jordan behind in a strip club. It's likely that Hal just got with strippers cosplaying as them.
  • Orlando, from The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Being a chronic sexual-shifter with hundreds of of years helps it. He's a violent and sexual being. As the own comics says, "Orlando has slept with absolutely everyone, and those he hasn't slept with he has waged terrible war against."
  • Tony Stark, full stop. If you trace the idea that when you sleep with someone, you're sleeping with everyone your partner ever slept with, Stark's penis reaches Galactus.
    • Wizard Universe Magazine tried playing "Sex Degrees of Tony Stark". It's pretty big, and it's only gotten even more complicated in the years since.
  • Black Widow from Marvel Comics has been accused of this time and again. Also notable that her many conquests include such notorious womanizers as Iron Man, Hercules, Daredevil, and Hawkeye, as well as Bucky Barnes, the fifth Captain America (comics).
    • With a name like that, you'd think most guys would want to keep their distance.
    • The very first story of her short-lived ongoing series revealed the KGB infected her with a dormant mind controlling STD way back when. Since she's been with some of the biggest man-whores in Marvel, this turned out to be a very bad thing.
  • It's not a Fantastic Four comic unless Johnny Storm is either on his way to, in the middle of, or recovering from some supermodel date. And then there's the Ho Yay with Spidey...
  • Crystal of the Inhumans is kind of like this, but that's because lots of writers who use the Inhumans turn her into a Mad Scientist's Beautiful Daughter.
  • Matt Daredevil Murdock, referred to by Wolverine as the "biggest him-bo" in the Marvel Universe. Which was pretty hilarious, given how much Wolverine gets around.
  • It's become a running joke that She Hulk is very... liberated. But she did not sleep with Juggernaut! Well she did, but it wasn't her, OK?
    • Her Skrull friend Jazinda is similarly uninhibited. When She-Hulk asked her how many people she'd had sex with she replied five. Then asked to confirm that she had meant at the same time, right?
    • Heck, the Hulk himself has been around too and has a couple of illegitimate kids to prove it (makes you wonder why he's so angry). At least Jen uses birth control.
      • To be fair, of the Hulk's three confirmed children, two were within wedlock. The third was genetically engineered from his DNA without his consent though the mom did get his genetic sample the old-fashioned way, and a fourth is suspected but unconfirmed.
    • Jen's also gotten quite friendly with Starfox, whose real name is Eros for a reason.
  • Mystique has a long list of ex-husbands and an even longer list of people she has slept with. Her official stats page lists two sons and two ex husbands, neither husband was the father of either child. Her list of conquests is so long, it'd be easier to list the people in Marvel she hasn't slept with.
    • In the story fleshing out the backstory of her son Nightcrawler, she was married to the head of the house, sleeping with the driver while pretending to be the maid, and then started sleeping with her husbands best friend. It was also implied she'd slept with her fertility doctor when she had trouble having children with her husband.
    • Azazel too, given that he has had dozens of children by multiple women, including Mystique. Ironically enough, their son is Nightcrawler.
  • She Hulk's male counterpart in the Marvel Universe is Hercules. They're very good friends. His other known very good friends include the Black Widow, Snowbird, Namora, Alflyse, queen of the Dark Elves, and quite possibly Northstar. He also owns hundreds of properties around the world, each of them home to a former lover.
    • You can also add Psyclocke and Nova while your at it.
    • When it comes to Marvel's Man-Whores, Iron Man and Daredevil still have him beat.
      • However people seem to forget he's an immortal that has traveled the world since Ancient Greece, to Say a few historical figures/gods/regular women have probably left off his full list is more then accurate.
  • Ayla Ranzz (Lightning Lass/Light Lass/Spark/Gossamer) in Legion of Super-Heroes. This is a mix of Informed Ability and Fanon; as this (somewhat outdated) list shows, she hasn't had more relationships than the other major Legionnaires.
    • The list was pre-Threeboot, which has taken the concept and run with it.
  • Huntress, played up especially in Birds of Prey, with regards to the dialog between Nightwing and Arsenal above. In an annoyed Black Canary's words:

Black Canary: All right. I'm sorry I implied she was a brazen hussy on a twenty-four hour man patrol.

"'The last stand of Thierry Nguyen, Demon Whoremonger of Rangoon and pleasurer of over seven thousand women. And six hundred thirty two men. And eighty five zoological specimens, and twenty-some things we're not sure about. Died laughing on this spot of explosive scrotal failure while simultaneously making love to eighteen porn starlets, all of whom later committed suicide in grief.' I'll always miss your columns, Thierry."

  • Yayita from the latin american comic Condorito.
  • The entire premise behind one Jerry Siegel's most obscure creations - Jon Juan, Super Lover.
  • Artesia has sex with no less than nine different men on-panel, several of them simultaneously. Nobody seems surprised by this, at least in her native Highlands where it's accepted. In the Middle Kingdoms, where the sexually-repressed Divine King religion holds sway, not so much.
  • In Persepolis, one friend of the author mentions that she had sex with 18 boys (without being married, of course). (The author fled from Khomeini's Iran and doesn't like his "everything in the west is decadent" ideology, but now finds herself shocked too.)
  • Dori Seda and many characters in her stories.
  • Doctor Strange villain Umar, the sister and often partner of his Arch Enemy Dormammu. A temptress and vamp, it has been stated that Umar could likely use her dark magic to evolve herself into a nigh-omnipotent being of pure magic like he brother has, but seeing as it would mean she Could Not Have Sex Ever if she did, she refrains from doing so. This has turned out badly for her, as her daughter from one of her seductions is Clea, now Umar's mortal enemy and Doctor Strange's lover.
  • Loki is this. In one Spider-Man story, the villain is a demon possessing a woman, the victim being one of Loki's daughters. When Spidey is surprised that Loki has a daughter, Loki admits he has hundreds. "I'm a Norse god, it... happens." Clearly he's a lot like his mythological counterpart in this regard, who was also something of a rake.
  • Also in Spider-Man... Gwen Stacy, originally. In the first story to focus on her, she admitted that Peter was "the only boy I've met who hasn't given me a tumble!" and she wanted to fix that!

Fan Works

  • In the Progress side-story "Luna vs. The Facts Of Life", Princess Celestia has really gotten around. It started when she sought comfort in physical pleasure after having to seal her sister away. She has claims to have given birth to, among others: Shadowfax, Arion, Hengroen, Epona, Widow Maker...
  • In Beating the Heat, Granny Smith reveals that she did this when she was young. Also, Fluttershy when in heat.
  • Ginny Weasley is frequently characterized this way by Harry Potter fanfic authors who do not like the character, based on the canon detail that she actually dated guys other than Harry; not immediately falling into his arms (and only his arms) apparently qualifies her as a slut in their eyes.


  • Every character ever played by Mae West. Also, Mae West.
  • Rae (Christina Ricci) in Black Snake Moan. Justified since she's a nymphomaniac with deep-seated issues, but...
  • Liane in Cannibal! The Musical (metaphorically)

Packer: How does it feel to be riding my horse?
Frenchy: Come off it Packer; everyone in this town has ridden your horse

  • Jean Harlow's character, Lil in Red-Headed Woman. Also a Gold Digger.
  • Star Trek (2009). Kirk is in bed with Uhura's Orion roommate, who tries to hide him when Uhura returns unexpectedly, as she'd promised to stop bringing men back to their quarters. A startled Kirk (who has quite a reputation himself) asks her how many men she's brought back before he's shoved under the bed.
    • In the novelization, when Uhura learns who her roommate has been sleeping with, she tells her just how many of his classmates Kirk has actually bedded, including some who were allegedly "not even humanoid". He doesn't try to deny his profligacy, and merely states that they were all humanoid... he thinks.
      • That's... interesting considering that earlier in the movie Uhura not so subtly alludes to his country hick ways by suggesting that he's probably interested in animals. His answer is in the lines of "not just animals." Damn...
        • Well, Kirk WAS wasted off of his ass at the time...
  • Dante's reaction to learning this in Clerks:

Dante: Thirty-seven! My girlfriend's sucked thirty-seven dicks!
Customer: a row?

Fletcher: After all that, your husband wants to deny you a fair and equitable share of the marital assets based on one single act of indiscretion.
Samantha: Seven.
Fletcher: Seven single acts of indiscretion.

    • To be fair, she might've been referring to the number of times she'd slept with the other man, as it's indicated that they had sex multiple times, and no other men are brought up in court.
  • Rhonda in Muriel's Wedding. When she find out that she has a spinal tumor, she asks "It's not from having too much sex, is it?"
  • Hot Fuzz. PC. Doris Thatcher is implied to be this ("I could have given you the tour. I've been around the station a few times") though it could simply be her habit of making constant double entendres.
  • "Shut your fat ass, Rayvie! I can't buy a pack of smokes without running into nine guys you fucked!"
  • Theresa in Looking For Mr Goodbar.
  • Becky in kidulthood
  • The Empress Nympho in History of the World Part One.
  • Wendy Worthington in Who's That Girl? ".....I had her in my cab once."
  • In 42nd Street, Ginger Rogers' character is called "Anytime Annie." Apparently, "She only said no once, and that was 'cause she didn't hear the question."
  • In Bowfinger, Heather Graham is an aspiring actress who sleeps with everyone in the film production to upgrade her role. In the end, she's with "one of the most powerful lesbians in Hollywood."
    • Steve Martin, who wrote the script, based the character on Anne Heche, who also appeared to hook up with people to further her career. She was involved with Martin himself, and at the time of the film's release was dating Ellen Degeneres, a powerful Hollywood lesbian.
  • Best in Show: While preparing their terrier Winky for the dog show, Gerry and Cookie Fleck keep running into guys that Cookie has slept with (all before her marriage to Gerry, to be fair; not that that makes things any less awkward).
  • Peter Quincy Taggart in Galaxy Quest is this, as a parody of Star Trek's James Kirk.
  • Aidan in Remember Me has really gotten around to the point where he proudly tells Ally that he's slept with a girl of every race possible. This includes Eskimo apparently.


  • In Dune there are the Bene Gesserit, a secret society of women who seduce men in order to be impregnated by them for millennia-long breeding programs.
    • Later Dune books have the Honored Maitres, who are so good in bed that the experience acts as an addictive narcotic.
  • Apparently, Nanny Ogg from the Discworld novels was like this in her youth, in stark contrast to her Celibate Hero friend Granny Weatherwax. And despite being at least in her sixties, Nanny still retains some aspects of this.

She had had many husbands, and had even been married to three of them.

  • In the book of The Love Boat, Geraldine Saunders tells the tale of a woman passenger who had a mission to sleep with every male member of the crew, including the captain. She did it, too.
  • In the Star Wars Expanded Universe, the Zeltrons tend to have this as their hat. Justified somewhat in that they're a society of empaths with some pretty potent pheromones, and it's in their best interest to see everyone - natives and guest alike - are having a good time.
  • A non-humorous example in the Belgariad. The primary source for Angarak sacrifices to Torak are the Thulls. Pregnant women are not sacrificed. If a Thull woman wants to keep her heart inside her body, she does everything (or should that be everyone) she can to get pregnant if she isn't currently showing baby bump.
    • This is to some extent Truth in Television: in English common law until the early 20th century, for example, a woman convicted of a capital crime could get a stay of execution if she were pregnant, and there were men who earned money as "child-getters" as a result.
  • Prince Genji in The Tale of Genji. Actually just about every named and unnamed character in Tale of Genji. Seeing as this is Heian Japan this is also Truth in Television.
  • Lalage in Rudyard Kipling's poem Rimini: Marching Song of a Roman Legion of the Later Empire.

We've all left Rome for Lalage's sake,
By the Legions' Road to Rimini.
She vowed her heart was mine to take
With me and my shield to Rimini.
(Till the Eagles flew from Rimini.)
And I've tramped Britain, and I've tramped Gaul,
And the Pontic shore, where the snowflakes fall
As white as the neck of Lalage -
As cold as the heart of Lalage! -
And I've lost Britain, and I've lost Gaul,
And I've lost Rome, and worst of all,
I've lost Lalage!

  • This trope is a staple of many of Robert A. Heinlein's female (and male) characters, as many of his works imply (or flat out state) a belief in a Free-Love Future, not to mention Eternal Sexual Freedom. Some specific female examples include Friday Jones (of Friday), Star (of Glory Road), and Maureen Johnson Long (of Time Enough for Love and To Sail Beyond the Sunset).
  • Defied at every possible turn in Stationery Voyagers. Even Neone, who was forced for two weeks to work as a prostitute, made sure to keep her sex partners to within three or four tops. And spent time with Carl as often as she could get away with it.
    • And goes all the way to Whixtitout and launches a moral crusade when Astrabolo threatens to use this trope to poison schoolchildren.
    • The universe may be pretty monogamous except for its villains, but that hasn't stopped Cindy from having a one night's stand, nor from being married and widowed twice. Then again, she is a 300-year-old Mosquatlon.
    • Pinkella's father is implied to cheat on his wife quite often. The wife is implied to have had an affair of her own.
  • Jason Stackhouse in The Sookie Stackhouse Mysteries. He has slept with almost every available woman in Renard Parish. He got in trouble the first book because he slept with most of the women who were murdered by a serial strangler. He did settle down a little with Crystal Norris once he became a Were-Panther
  • Amber St. Clare in Forever Amber.
  • Diane in Memoirs Of A Beatnik.
  • Janea in Special Circumstances is almost completely unhindered in seeking intimate company, and has shown no feelings of shame over it.
  • Colonel Aureliano Buendía in One Hundred Years of Solitude had 17 sons
  • Real Men Don't Eat Quiche contains a quiz to determine how much of a Real Man the reader is. One of the question is this:

How many women have you slept with in the past year?[1]
A. 100-300
B. 300-1000
C. over 1000

Live-Action TV

  • Edie Brit
  • Patsy Stone, quintuple full stop.
  • Wayne from Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
  • Joan from Mad Men.
    • ... to a certain extent, especially by the standard of the times; however, a great many of the male characters (particularly her erstwhile sugar daddy Roger Sterling) have gone round the block a few times too.
      • ...possibly none of them more times than Don Draper himself.
  • Lena from Brothers and Sisters.
  • Parker Mc Kenna and Brenda Chenowith from Six Feet Under
  • Gangster's daughter Kayley White, Tony Stonem and possible his sister Effy in Skins.
    • Don't forget Cassie.

Michelle: Cassie's great in the sack, as long as she's not hungry.
Sid: Says who?
Michelle and Tony: Everyone.

  • Anji in No Angels
  • Dennis Rickman in Eastenders
  • Jen Lindley in Dawson's Creek before she moved to Capeside
  • In The OC Marissa Cooper's boyfriend Luke Ward has sex with everyone according to the character Holly
  • iCarly: Rebecca Berkowitz, according to Fanon. It's implied for her in iSpeed Date. Sam's mother also dates a lot of different men, every episode.
  • Kerry Young in The Bill. Until she got introduced to a sniper rifle.
    • Kerry had five sexual partners in the time she on the show - three she was in committed relationships with - so she wasn't that promiscuous
    • Phil Hunter "got around" a lot more than Kerry
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Outrageous Okona" has a male version: Captain Thadiun Okona. Although he is only a one shot character, appearing only in this episode, having sex with tonnes of women crewmembers is pretty much what he does through most of the episode (it is also implied he does with Counselor Troi).
    • Though there's also the original, and possibly the most famous, Captain Kirk. Interestingly Kirk's reputation is actually somewhat exaggerated - he shows interest in a lot of women over the course of the show, but only actually has sex with a few of them.
    • Marlena in the Mirror Universe episode "Mirror, Mirror" pretty much states outright that she's willing to sleep her way to the top - when Normal Universe Kirk refuses to sleep with her she threatens to find someone who will.
    • Intendant Kira. Though she went yet a step further.
    • Having lived for 350 years and seven life times, Dax actually got around a lot. She was married six times and had five children as a mother and four as a father. However, Curzon Dax was never married or had any children, but was widely known to chase after everything that was female and mostly humanoid.
    • The Mirror Universe episode in Enterprise "put the ho back in Hoshi" (as the producers put it), with the cute Asian ensign jumping from the bed of one officer to another as it suits her advantage politically. T'Pol even snarks at her over it during their knife fight. This is a carry-on of the "Captain's Woman" in the first Mirror Universe episode, who flat out admitted to doing the same thing to survive in that Dog Eat Dog world.
    • Riker seemed to get around as well. He even ran out of full females and broadened his horizons to include a hermaphrodite, the first time a character in a network TV series has had sex with a twofer.
      • They were very careful to cast a female actress in the role of his hermaphrodite lover, however. The actor who played Riker had actually advocated for a male actor in order to make the episode's message about tolerance and sexual identity more powerful for the audience, he was overruled in favor of avoiding additional controversy.
  • Nina from Just Shoot Me.
  • Roz from Frasier.
    • And Frasier from Frasier. The most common plot was that Frasier had a new lover and there's a problem with the relationship.
    • And Sam Malone from Cheers. Of course, the two meet in "The Show Where Sam Comes Back" and they flirt with each other, causing Frasier to muse:

Oh, boy. Just look at the two of you face to face. I imagine wild animals all over the Northwest are lifting their heads, alerted to the scent.

    • Sam and Roz finish their "duet":

Roz: Well, if you need any company, give me a call. Here's my number. (gives Sam a business card)
Sam: Well, thanks. That's a snazzy card.
Frasier: Yes, it glows in the dark.
Roz: So do I.

    • And "Bulldog", the radio sports caster, from Frasier.
    • Cheers' Carla Tortelli would be another example.
  • Jordan Sullivan of Scrubs. Notably this doesn't bother her ex-husband Dr. Cox. In fact, he was happy to ask all the doctors present to raise their hands if they had slept with her in the year or so that they were split up. Everybody, including every woman, raises their hands (J.D. does so behind his then-girlfriends back).
    • Also Julie Keaton the pharmaceutical representative on Scrubs.
    • Elliot sort of had such a reputation applied to her, beginning in the second season. Whether it's Apropos or not is debatable; it was originally the result of a one-night stand with a surgeon, who shared the details with everyone he knew.
    • The Todd comes out of the closet. Not as gay, nor even bisexual. He comes out as The Todd. He becomes aroused at anything, even the concept of not being aroused!
  • Dean from Supernatural. As mentioned elsewhere on the wiki, he's such a slut that his actor has joked that the character whores himself out.
    • And yet he's probably the only one on this list to, in his own words, have been "re-hymenized". It Makes Sense in Context, although not really.
      • Perhaps he wasn't, as the whole re-hymenization is only a theory on the character's part.
    • Castiel, of all people, in the Bad Future episode 'The End'.
  • Jenna from Thirty Rock defaults to using her "sexuality" to resolve any problem.
  • And self-proclaimed slut Elaine Vassal on Ally McBeal, also played by Jane Krakowski.
  • Starbuck, in the new Battlestar Galactica. She gets all the guys, including 2 of the Cylons.
    • To be fair, she doesn't give them much of a choice. Would you take the risk of turning her down?
    • Baltar slept with an angel, 3 out of the 5 female Cylon models (2 of those simultaneously, and 3 different versions of one of them [not simultaneously]), as well as numerous human women. Even more so since he gained his harem. Seriously, Roslin called it his 'nymph squad'. And plenty of fans would point to his interactions with Gaeta as an example, especially since the webisode reveal that shows Gaeta, at least, has no objection to homosexual romance.
  • Captain Jack Harkness from Doctor Who. So much so, he apparently once got pregnant. To be fair, when he was introduced, the Doctor admitted that when Humans achieve real space travel, our hat is that we are everywhere and have sex with everything. Which is backed up by several scenes including a Human woman who not only married a literal Cat person, with a complete coat of fur, but actually gave birth to a litter of kittens. And the cat person finds it odd that the two Humans who live next door are an elderly lesbian couple. Proved further when James Marsters comes back from Jack's time in Torchwood and acts the same way, casually commenting on how horny someone's poodle is making him.
  • Caroline in The City: This is pretty much the only memorable characteristic of Annie Spedaro.
  • Chiana from Farscape.
    • Hell, she is the poster child of the trope! Once an arachnid took away the most dominant characteristics of some of the crew. She took away Rygel's greed, D'Argo's anger, Crichton's determination - and Chiana's sex drive.
  • Lauren, Tina, & Vince from What I Like About You. The expected Double Standard is inverted, though; Lauren & Tina's... played mostly for laughs, whereas Vince's is a major source of Wangst for Holly.
  • Arrested Development: Subversion—Lindsay would love to be this character, but she "can't give it away."
  • Barney from How I Met Your Mother. As of Season 6, he has over 230 conquests and counting.

Ted: You should be proud. You should be tested, but you should be proud.

  • Charlie from Two and A Half Men.
  • Dan Fielding of Night Court would be another male example.
  • Ace from Doctor Who. She wasn't this on the show (for obvious reasons), but in the Expanded Universe novels, she shags just about every male she meets. Which is entirely at odds with her in-show characterization.
  • Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
  • While all the characters on Sex and the City are, ahem, fairly well-traveled, it's Samantha Jones who best exemplifies the trope. In fact, when she went to get an STD test, the doctor asked her how many partners she'd had. Long pause... "I'm counting." Long pause... "This year?"
  • "Hotlips" Houlihan on M*A*S*H; an early Running Gag was that even while she was dating Frank Burns, she still had side projects going with various Generals. After she dumped Ferret-Face, she was briefly faithful to her husband, then after the divorce went back to making the rounds.
    • And there's Hawkeye, who at least flirts with all the males while sleeping with (nearly) all the women. In the later seasons, this was somewhat deconstructed, with it being seen as pathetic instead of Casanova-like.
  • Aneka from Krod Mandoon and The Flaming Sword of Fire. In one episode, when asked by a cyclops if she's ever been with one, the following exchange occurs:

Aneka: Ummm...
Krod: "Um"?! That's not an automatic "No"?!

  • Brian Kinney, dear lord, Brian Kinney from Queer as Folk. Even when he supposedly has a steady boyfriend, he's still sleeping with as many men as he can.
  • Shane provides a lesbian example from The L Word.
  • Laurie Forman from That '70s Show.

Hyde: (To Kelso) You call that "Going where no man has gone before?" That's going where every man has gone before!

Bud: Any chair she sits in is an easy chair!

"Good luck Captain. I think you're about to go where every man has gone before."

  • Before her relationship with Dr. McDreamy stabilized, Meredith Grey of Grey's Anatomy was in the habit of getting drunk and picking up random men for one night stands. In fact, that's how she met Dr. McDreamy in the pilot episode.
  • Monty Pippin from Keen Eddie is the sluttiest character on the show (and that includes the "40-Year-Old Slut Who'll Do Anything For Money"). Eddie repeatedly disparages Monty for his lifestyle and tries to warn him of the consequences, but Monty never takes it seriously.
  • The Golden Girls: Blanche Devereaux's frequent liaisons with quite a few different men are one of the most prominent running jokes in the series. The negative implications of this trope when applied to female characters are somewhat subverted, however, by her friends' usually tolerant reactions and her often being portrayed as having a clearly defined code of conduct in terms of who she dates, a responsible attitude towards safe sex and genuine feelings for her (many) romantic interests.
  • Jerry on Seinfeld. Also, Elaine, George and Kramer.
  • Heddy and Jay from Herman's Head.
  • Daisy Adair in Dead Like Me.
  • Noah "Cougar Hunter" Puckerman and Santana "Never Say No" Lopez on Glee. Puck's main plotline is that he has impregnated Quinn, his best friend's girlfriend. Santana's promiscuity is her way of being an Armored Closet Gay.
    • Don't forget Brittany.
      • Oh, Brittany. "You're pretty much the only guy in this school I haven't made out with, because I thought you were a capital G gay... but now that you're not, having a perfect record would mean a lot to me, so let me know if you wanna tap this." And she says it so sweetly and innocently, too.
      • Brittany's made out with, like, everyone in the school. Girls, boys... and Mr. Kinney, the janitor...
  • For a non-sexual example, the Kamen Rider franchise has the Rider Gears from Faiz and the Ixa Belt from Kiva, each of which is used by at least six separate characters. Additionally, Den-O's Momotaros and Urataros, despite having a contract with the main character, possess a wide variety of people over the course of their series and its movies, which cross over with other Kamen Rider worlds.
  • Kamen Rider Birth seems to fall under this as well.
  • Red Dwarf doesn't offer a lot of opportunity, but when it does...

Debbie: No offence, but you're not exactly Mr. Difficult-to-Pull, are you? Talk about a pushover!
Dave: Oh, that's rich, coming from Miss Yo-Yo Knickers!

    • In fact, since everybody on the show is so much like this, having Kochanski from another universe turn out not to be is an obvious double standard used for laughs.
      • And of course, Ace Rimmer, (the alternate universe Captain America style alternative to Arnold Rimmer) makes everyone around him act like this, even straight men.
  • Sawyer from Lost. At least for the first few seasons. He is never once shown with another woman in the original timeline after Juliet's death.
  • Reba has Barbra Jean, whose affair with Reba's ex-husband ended up in her pregnancy and marriage with said ex-husband, being this prior to the said affair.
  • And, of course, Joey from Friends.

Joey: It's never taken me more than a week to get over a relationship.
Monica: It's never taken you more than a shower to get over a relationship.

  • Tony DiNozzo has a very complete frat boy persona.
  • Al Calavicci of Quantum Leap. As Sam Beckett put it, with only slight exaggeration if what Al says is to be believed, he was "a practicing pervert at the age of five." Fortunately, there's a lot more to the guy than that, even it isn't immediately apparent.
  • Despite being well into her fifties, Rose from Keeping Up Appearances has no trouble getting men...especially the married kind.
  • Phoebe Halliwell, from Charmed. To the extent that her high school nickname was freebie.
  • Angela Montenegro of Bones has a lot of sex, to the point that it was a big deal when she decided to stop for a few months. Brennan isn't exactly chaste either, especially in the first two seasons. Interestingly, neither of the women gets slammed by the plot for liking sex; it seems as if the 21st century may be seeping into popular culture at last!
    • Hodgins seems to have an active history as well, though that's more an Informed Ability.
  • Grace Hanadarko on Saving Grace
  • Ben from the BBC's mini-series Dis/Connected. It's something of a Subversion as despite Ben's obvious physical appeal (he's played by Bradley James) all the female characters that are portrayed with any kind of substance are very vocally not interested in him.

"Listen you little panty-sniffer. You ever touch me again, I'll break your fingers."
"You are such a little slut!"

  • Katherine. Somewhat different in that she uses it as a way to get what she wants. A lot.
  • Adrian and Ricky on The Secret Life of the American Teenager. The double standard is played pretty straight here as the other characters and fanbase are harsh with Adrian and more understanding with Ricky. Although this may be due to the fact that his father sexually abused him as a child.
  • Ros, the prostitute from Game of Thrones. She has slept with basically anyone she encounters, and there is not a single scene with her in which she keeps on all her clothes. Most of the time she is completely nude.
  • Sylar from Heroes, oddly enough. He's hooked with Elle, Maya, and Lydia, and he's kissed Claire and Angela. He also used his time in Parkman's head to hook up with Parkman's wife. However, Sylar is a deeply unhinged Serial Killer...Elle died at his hands, he shot Maya in the heart, Claire stabbed him in the eye, and he kissed Angela just to piss her off.
  • Kate from The Drew Carey Show has a reputation for being... well... kind of a slut, and it's something her friends often tease her about. In one episode it's revealed that her nickname in high school was "Give It Away Kate" because she was so easy.
  • Julia the daughter of Augustus in I, Claudius . As Brian Blessed puts it:
  • Lily Kane from Veronica Mars was known to have been in overlapping sexual relationships with at least three men in the months leading up to her murder. All three are suspects.


  • Cole Porter's songs "Kate The Great" and "Katie Went To Haiti."
  • Many musicians like to have this Image. Bob Marley, while not advertising it, fathered several illegitimate children around the world.
    • According to several sources and Mick Jagger himself, the late Brian Jones was this too, fathering several illegitimate children before his 1969 drowning death (at the age of 27).
  • Jonathan Coulton's "The Town Crotch".
  • The Double Standard of this trope is discussed by Christina Aguilera and Lil Kim's "Can't Hold Us Down".
  • 2Pac's "I Get Around".
  • The heroine of The Saga of Jenny couldn't say "No" in 37 languages. Bright as a penny, yes, but...she really ought to stop making her mind up.
  • The backstory for the Supergroup the Traveling Wilburys explains that the group is made up of half-brothers, all sons of Charles Truscott Wilbury and different mothers. With ten canonical Wilbury brothers, Charles Sr. is this trope.
  • Mary Hill, the central figure behind the 1969 Billy Joe Royal hit "Cherry Hill Park". She "sure was fun down at Cherry Hill Park, playin' games with everyone 'til way after dark".
  • The "black gal that has had a go at all the world" according to the translation of this Literal Music Video qualifies for this, and possibly for Anything That Moves if some of the other lyrics have been translated properly.
  • The cheating wife from the Vicki Lawrence song The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia. She cheated on her husband with at least 2 people, "Andy" and "that Amos boy, Seth", and it was implied there were more. In the Reba McEntire cover of the song, the Judge is implicated as another lover, explaining why he basically had the husband lynched in a "Make-Believe Trial" before getting all the facts.
  • K.T. Oslin's "This Woman" and "You Can't Do That".

Oral Tradition, Folklore, Myths and Legend

  • Freya, the goddess of love in the Norse Mythology. In at least two poems in the Poetic Edda is she called up on really sleeping around. To receive the Brisinga-necklace she slept with four dwarves for four nights. Loki even accuses her of sleeping with every god and elf in Valhalla, including her own brother. She's not just the goddess of love, but of fertility as well.
    • Loki is, of course, a pathological liar and has his own history. He impregnates a female giant thrice, which results in Fenrir, Jormungandr and Hel. He gets impregnated by a male horse, which results in Sleipner. He boasts about committing adultery with Tyr's wife and impregnating her. While he has a faithful wife all along.
  • While we're on the subject of gods, Zeus. Just Zeus. Much to the rage of his wife Hera, and much to the misfortune of whomever he slept with (especially when you consider that not all of those trysts were consensual) and their demigod children. Most of the Olympians qualify to some degree, for that matter. Hermes, for example, had thirty-five different lovers. Ironically, the goddess of love Aphrodite was relatively prudish, only having ten lovers.
    • Equally if not even more ironic, Cupid, the god of love, had one wife and was faithful to her. The other Olympian who was completely faithful? Hades, god of the underworld.
    • One of the interpretations of the Ganymede story was that he was stolen from Greece by Zeus and taken to Olympus to be Zeus's * ahem* "cupbearer". Notably, Ganymede is one of the few whom Hera didn't torture, but she still hated him.
  • Hercules once slept with a king's dozen daughters in one night.
    • A dozen? In some versions of the myth, he slept with fifty In one night! No wonder this is sometimes called his Thirteenth Labour.
      • There were probably quite a few labours involved.
      • The best part? Every single one of them got knocked up from that one night. Of course, in some versions, that was the idea.
      • And that is ignoring the fact that a king had 12-50 daughters in the first place. Even with a harem, that is quite a feat.
        • With a harem? Not as much of a feat as you may think; at least one ruler with a harem had over 1000 kids. Say you've got 25 wives (not unheard of for a king), that's 2 girls per woman.
    • One version of this story I heard was that, in trying to fulfill the labour of bringing back Queen Hippolyta's belt, she told him that she'd only give it to him if he slept with/impregnated all these different women. She thought this would take him ages, giving her time to seduce one of his friends that he'd brought with him. She was beyond flabbergasted, not to mention annoyed, when he slept with them all in one night.
  • But Hercules and Zeus were both rank amateurs compared to Krishna, the Eighth Avatar of Vishnu, the god of love and compassion, and according to one interpretation, the supreme god of Hinduism. One story claims he made enough duplicates of himself to seduce 16,000 women at the same time. Seriously, this Trope is Older Than Dirt.
  • King Solomon is credited with 700 wives and 300 concubines. Some sources even claim that he "communed" with all of them.
    • It's doubtful the Bible would call them his wives and concubines if he didn't have sex with all of them at least once. Whether or not he impregnated all of them is a different matter entirely.
  • Attila the Hun also had not only many wives, but many mass weddings. His death was the result of one of these "wedding nights"; something like 100 women were involved. Making this a case of reality being more hardcore than mythology.
    • So he basically went Out with a Bang while doing it with 100 women at the same time? Now that's one feat I'd like to live up to.
      • Actually, many believe that, on his wedding night, he got a nosebleed and choked to death on his own blood. How's that for a death to live up to?
      • One version of the story claims he was into light BDSM and his newlywed wife punched him in the nose during sex, which in turn caused him to choke to death on his blood. That... may have been worse.
  • Genghis Khan had so many wives and concubines (official and not so) that a good percent of those of Mongolian decent are thought to carry his DNA. He's actually considered to be the most genetically successful individual on the planet, with an estimated 16 million descendants today. There's also his and his sons' tendency to rape captured women.
  • Catherine the Great. It's fairly well-documented that she slept with a good fifth of the Russian officer corps, and she always had a favorite.
    • I think you mean the Cavalry.
    • This led to the urban legend that she was killed when a horse was dropped on her while someone was lowering it on a crane to her room, for reasons you can probably guess.
  • Cu Chulainn, the champion of Irish Mythology. Slept with dozens of women even after he fell head-over-heels for Emer.

Professional Wrestling

  • The backstory to the Dudley family of wrestlers: patriarch Big Daddy Dudley was a traveling salesman who really got around. All 12 Dudleys have him as a father, but all are from different mothers.
  • Stephanie McMahon circa 2000-2002; when "married" to Triple H, it was insinuated (and sometimes outright said, with expected denial) that, as a way to rebel, she had relations with all men employed by WWE not named Pat Patterson or McMahon (though in Vince's case, it wasn't for lack of trying). Even kept it up when she reconciled with him, and really ramped it up when Triple H was injured and the Invasion began. Seemed to put it behind her when she became General Manager of Smack Down; however, humiliation by her father coupled with him forcing her to resign sent her into a relapse. Stephanie's promiscuous ways caught up with her in 2006, and she got pregnant with what turned out to be Triple H's child. This apparently sparked a reconciliation between the two.
  • When Jerry Springer appeared on a recent[when?] episode of Monday Night RAW, Kelly Kelly tricked him into thinking she had slept with Santino Marella, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, and Chris Masters. Oh, and Hornswoggle.
  • But the grand prize has to go to Vince McMahon himself. In the summer of 2007, he was slapped with a paternity suit on behalf of a woman whose identity was never revealed. It came out that he had fathered an illegitimate son, and for whatever reason neither the woman nor her attorney were coming forward to tell him exactly who this was. This drove Vince and his assistant Jonathan Coachman to desperately try to figure out who the woman was - a near-impossible feat, since Vince reluctantly revealed that he had engaged in his first sexual encounter when he was twelve, and since that time had had relations with hundreds (if not thousands!) of women the world over, in various bizarre locations. As the weeks wore on, the task became much easier as it was revealed that Vince's bastard son was a WWE Superstar, which narrowed the field down to about five or six dozen individuals. Batista, Mr. Kennedy, and even The Boogeyman were all prominently put forward as candidates. (Snitsky set the record straight from the beginning, pointing out that his parents had been killed in an accident when he was a child.) It wasn't until the summer was nearly over that the world finally learned the truth: the mysterious offspring was Hornswoggle, the "leprechaun" companion to the Irish wrestler Finlay! Triple H (who, being married to Stephanie McMahon, was Hornswoggle's half-brother-in-law) thought this was hilarious, and drove Vince to distraction with his endless jokes about his having impregnated a midget. ("Was she magically delicious?") Enraged at first, Vince gradually warmed up to the idea of having Hornswoggle as a son, even booking him in high-profile matches. But then, early in 2008, WWE's resident bully, John "Bradshaw" Layfield, launched an unprovoked attack on Hornswoggle. When asked to account for himself, JBL explained that Hornswoggle was actually Finlay's son rather than Mr. McMahon's! It had all been an elaborate, eight-month-long prank perpetuated by Finlay and Hornswoggle!
  • CM Punk, in real life, is said to be this.
  • Missy Hyatt. Guys she's slept with include Eddie Gilbert (who she married), Jake "The Snake" Roberts, John Tatum, Tommy Rich, Dr. Tom Prichard, Brutus Beefcake, Road Warrior Hawk, and Val Venis. And that's just for starters!
  • Kelly Kelly, according to John Morrison and The Miz on a late 2008 episode of The Dirt Sheet, referring to the many men she hangs out with: Mike Knox, CM Punk, The Miz, Balls Mahoney, Kofi Kingston, and Cryme Tyme.
    • Played up by Randy Orton in completely tasteless fashion a few weeks ago in a radio guesting in Arizona - "There are lots of guys in the back that have ""method acted"" with Kelly." The IWC went nuts.
    • YMMV, it was hardly that bad. Miz and Morrison were more disrespectful because they were heels, while Randy was like that in real life. As for Kelly, well... I believe the old saying is, "if it looks like a duck..."


Tabletop Games

  • All of the gods in Scion - their children, after all, are the player characters. There are three exceptions: Athena (a perpetual virgin), Artemis (perpetual virgin in myth, lesbian in this universe), and Osiris (who has no genitals). They adopt. Companion adds another to the "only adopts" list: Uncle Sam (he emerged from the Puritan mindset and finds the idea of mass-siring uncomfortable).
  • According to the Exalted boxed supplement Dreams of the First Age, Ma-Ha-Suchi was like this when he was young. Now, however, he is quite different.
    • In Exalted, characters have a statline called Motivation that describes the character's ultimate goal with their life (which in the case of Exalted, is 2-3 millennia, longer in some cases). Ma-Ha-Suchi's Motivation in the First Age was to sleep with every Celestial Exalted alive - not counting himself, this means 699 people.
      • Barring a few deliberate holdouts, he almost succeeded too. I mean, just LOOK at him. That's official art there, folks. If you went from looking like that to being a mutated satyr-werewolf-thing, you'd be angry at the world too!
    • Lunars in general have a tendency towards this—they were created as companions to the Solars, and when the Solars were all killed and their Exaltations rounded up after the Usurpation, they had to have something to do. It didn't help that one of their innate abilities was the power to breed Beastmen... the old-fashioned way.
  • Dungeons & Dragons:
    • In Mystara, Valerias is an Immortal (the equivalent of AD&D's gods) that very much fits the bill. To be fair, when you are so old that no one, including yourself and your fellow Immortals, remembers a time when you did not exist in your current form, and when you are at the same time eternally youthful and unchanging, fidelity is inevitably going to be more of a challenge than for ordinary mortals. Especially when you are the Immortal of love, passion, and ill-considered affairs.
    • Elves tend to be rather... easy-going, but they have people outstanding in this regard. In Forgotten Realms, silver elves may be the most numerous elven subrace on the continent, and one of the contenders overall. According to the Elven legend, there was one Silver elf in the bunch of Goldies when they arrived to Faerûn. Only one. Granted, on average they are by far the most prone to wanderlust.
      • Drow are even worse. Their first appearance in Vault of the Drow puts an emphasis on their Bondage Is Bad theme, and other stories show they hold demon-summoning rituals with the intent to hold lustful orgies that are best left undescribed.
    • Annam, the Top God of the Giant pantheon, seems to be an Expy of Zeus in many ways, including this trope. Most of the other Giant gods are his sons and daughters as a result. However, he has no equivalent of Hera, and most myths show him tiring of his offspring's constant rivalries and attempts to win his favor. At present, Annam is mostly withdrawn from mortals. Many say he's a sad and lonely fellow because, after all his conquests and consorts, he has no actual wife to share his power with.
    • Crossing over with Vampires Are Sex Gods, the god of vampirism Kancheisis has two embodiments: the Beast and the Rake, with the Rake being the typical vampire seducer.
    • The Demon Lord Graz'zt is notorious for being a lustful rake. Most of his demonic servants are female, including mariliths and succubi. His numerous affairs with mortals and other demons have caused him to sire numerous offspring, the most infamous being his affair with Iggwilv that caused him to sire Iuz the Old, an evil demigod who rules a dark empire on Oerth. The Book of Vile Darkness goes so far as to present the Thrall of Graz'zt Prestige Class for his worshippers, which is an RPG version of the Merlin and Nimue Trope, with the Thrall being the Nimue.
    • Another example is Malcanthet. She is the patron of succubi, but she has even counted Demogorgon (a hideous, two-headed abomination) among her former lovers - and possibly even among her current ones - suggesting her standards aren't very high. Ironically, the one male she has outright rejected is Graz'zt, and they utterly despise each other, each of them giving a conflicting story as to why.
    • On the other end of the Lower Planes, both Belial and his daughter Fierna, the co-rulers of the Fourth Hell of Phlegethos, are the same - both are embodiments of Lust, after all, and they are even rumored to have an incestuous relationship. It's also known that Fierna has a special wing in the prison of her palace reserved especially for her former lovers, and it tends to grow at a rather fast rate. Her current paramours can clearly see what happened to their predecessors, but they never seem to get the hint.
    • Fierna's 'friend' Glasya is this too, although most of her lovers are captured mortals her minions caught trespassing in her realm, who usually only give consent when it's the alternative to being tortured to death. Usually, she eventually does that to them anyway.


It ain't so much a question of not knowin' what to do
I knowed what's right and wrong since I been ten
I heared a lot of stories --and I reckon they're true--
About how girls are put upon by men.
I know I mustn't fall into the pit,
But when I'm with a feller...
I fergit!

Video Games

  • Geralt in The Witcher characterizes this trope to the point that it's Lampshaded in many encounters and is a part of the legend surrounding him. This is subverted by one townswoman, who is teasing and flirtatious about Geralt's reputation, and then leaves him hanging.
    • Worth noting that Witcher mutations render the subject sterile and immune to disease.
    • A game mechanic and player bonus that may show Geralt's - or possibly just the creators' and audience's - attitude towards this tendency is showing a little blurry cutscene and a collectible 'character card' when Geralt is with a character for the first time. If he sleeps with her again, the game shows none of this.
  • Zevran in Dragon Age doesn't even try to hide how much of a slut he is. You even unlock the "Easy Lover" achievement by bedding him (which is, you guessed it, very easy).
    • Interestingly, this is said to be part of the assassin training the Antivan Crows practice. To get close to a target, one must be willing to do anything and everything.
    • The player character has the option of being this(especially as a human or dwarf noble).
  • Isabela in Dragon Age 2, to the point that her promiscuity is a Running Gag.
  • Shaundi of Saints Row 2, who is perhaps the most valuable member the Saints have ever had because of it. Her vast catalogue of ex-boyfriends/Friends with Benefits is their number one source of information in the game.
    • Gaining entry to almost any building in Stilwater is just a phone call away as well. If it's got doors, Shaundi's banged someone who guards them.
  • Angel Starr in the first Ace Attorney game is in a similar situation. She seems to have at least one boyfriend in every area of the police department (and three in forensics), allowing her to use police resources even after she's been kicked off the force.
  • It is possible to get through A Dance With Rogues without having sex with more than two people, but it is extremely difficult.
  • In Persona 3 and Persona 4, you can sleep with all female social links. In fact, you can date more than one at a time. The same applies to the female protagonist in the portable version with male social links...although you automatically will reject Elizabeth since you're both girls
    • While I agree on the dating part, I am pretty confident that the games are much tamer than you think they were. Not even all female social links is correct, let alone sleeping. Actually, the most romantic moments in the games are holding hands or hugging, whatever you feel is more appropriate for the title.
      • Basically, you can interpret "You spent a long time with {Female S-link Character}" however you want to.
      • Note that at least one social link in Persona 3 shows the "You spent a long time with (Character)" by showing a window with closed blinds. Take from that what you will.
  • While it is uncertain how many of them she actually slept with, Nikki of Mana Khemia ends up dating and dumping a surprisingly large percentage of the school's male population. It gets to the point where you have to create an anti-Love Potion in order to ensure that all those boys stay dumped.
  • This is possible for Michael Thornton in Alpha Protocol; you can sleep with Madison St. James, Scarlet Lake, SIE and Mina Tang - seemingly without consequences for the relationship he ends up having apart from Mina asking where he has the scratches on the back of his neck, which he lies about, saying that he got into a fight.
  • Yeoman Kelly Chambers falls probably under the trope, given that she will express during her dialogues an interest in hugging Thane, Garrus, Tali (more accurately, quarians in general), Kasumi and, of course, Sheps of both sexes. The only people she doesn't want to know better are Grunt, Zaeed and Mordin. Oh, and she owns an asari dancer dress. The game kind of acknowledeges this : you don't get an achievement when you seduce her, and flirting with her is never a big deal for other romanceable characters.
    • Some of the side dialogue with Mordin reveals that somehow, an STD only carried by Varren has found its way onto the Normandy. The fandom has a fairly good idea how, though...
  • Ezio Auditore never passes up an opportunity despite apparently only really being in love with Christina, whose room he sneaks into in the middle of the night in the beginning of AC2 , and who he has flashbacks of in Brotherhood. His brother calls him on it in AC2 asking if he's wasted everything on women and wine when Ezio says he has no money and Ezio only replies that he hardly considers it wasted. A short while later his own mother calls him on it when she says he needs to find a creative outlet "Besides vaginas." Later, in Brotherhood, he flirts with a Monterrigioni women within two seconds of meeting her, has a "political" roll in the hay with Catarina Sforza whom he'd flirted briefly with in the previous game and, when he can inexplicably speak French later in the game and is asked about it, smirkingly replies "There were a couple of French girls in Firenze." Which makes it oddly hypocritical when he gets angry with his sister, to the point of not speaking with her if he can help it for much of the game, when she takes up management of a brothel. Even in Revelations, despite being in his 50's, he continues his lecherous ways with as much gusto as when he was in his twenties.

Ezio: When I was your age my interests were... (distracted by a beautiful woman) were mainly... Salve. (hello)
Suleiman I: Incredible. I am surprised you got anything done.
Ezio: As was my mother.

  • In The Sims 2, Romance sims have wants revolving around falling in love and "doing WooHoo" with as many other sims as possible. When Lifetime Aspirations were introduced, Romance sims could have lifelong goals such as "have twenty lovers at the same time" and "do WooHoo with fifty different sims". Pleasure sims, introduced in Night Life, also have shades of this with the "fifty First Dates" goal. There are also Self Imposed Challenges for the players revolving around the concept, such as the "Who's Your Daddy?" Challenge.
  • Ditto from Pokémon are frequently used for breeding, due to their Transforming abilities letting them breed with almost any non-legendary or non-baby.
  • In Fable 2, you can certainly act like this, as you are able to romance - and sleep with - pretty much anyone. Doing it 25 times (prostitutes don't count) gets you the "Paramour Achievement
  • In his profile on the official Mortal Kombat comic and instruction manual for the first game, Goro is stated to be a polygamist, having seven wives. Fans often assume that Sheeva is one of them, but this has not been confirmed.

Web Comics

  • When asked about how many people she had slept with, Marena from Keychain of Creation answered nine (because she thought the question was how many people she had slept with at once). When asked about the total...

... Define "people".

    • Even before she was Exalted, her mother evidently encouraged her in this direction. When we meet her Lunar mentor Racer, who's in many ways the masculine version of her (and at the time was traveling with a couple dozen women), it all makes sense.
    • We've seen one other Lunar so far. She's in the service of the Deathlords... and still resembles the other two enough to probably fit here.
  • Zach from Girls with Slingshots slept with over 300 women prior to his relationship with Hazel. However, he considers it a charitable cause—he gave virgins a good first time and helped the elderly feel loved again.
    • Darren shows up at the STD Party to dole out his wisdom...

Darren: Actually, I get tested every time I have a new partner. My last results came in clean last Thursday.
Hazel: So why are you getting tested with us tomorrow?
Darren: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and some guy I met at a bus stop. HOT.

  • Kelly from Khaos Komix is a lesbian version.
  • Chuy, aka El Chupachabre from Girly is an extremely over the top male example. The guy seduces women as easily as breathing, and occasionally has to fight himself not to bring great loving to the nearest woman, much to his own despair later in the comic (when his character is deepened). With the exception of Winter (and possibly Otra, can't recall exactly) he's had practically every girl who's a central character, and one girly-looking guy. He's that good.
    • Much later in the series, after getting married he discovers that his libido is SO powerful that it's directly tied to his Life Force, and any long-term attempts to NOT be a gigantic man-slut will result in a painful, wasting death. Fortunately, his wife loves him enough to get a divorce so he can give plenty of guilt-free lovin' to the women of the world. They're still together, very much in love, and she's even adopted some of his behaviors.
  • In the Ciem Webcomic Series, Marina has 17 partners offscreen. Miriam eventually racks up to three and Candi two.
    • The books were worse: Candi has had three partners consensually and been raped by two other men. Miriam has gone from three men to seven. Ironically, almost all the men the Flippo girls sleep with were virgins beforehand. Much of Candi's reputation as a slut is actually due to the fact that the neighborhood is lazy about keeping straight which one of the triplets they've all slept with. Candi has been raped by Don Mendoza while in 6th grade (but keeps it a secret.) She also seduces Donte (but Donte stops himself before reaching orgasm.) She is constantly harassed by Jack, and finally sleeps with him out of pity. Don rapes her twice, but gets himself killed in the process. Candi dates Denny, engaging in some heavy foreplay with him stopping just shy of sex, at least until they're married and she's comfortable letting him have it all. After Denny dies, she has an affair with Jack. Then, she's back to Donte. Only this time, he has less of a problem sleeping with her.
  • Jodie from Loserz.
  • Tip from Skin Horse.
  • Sven from Questionable Content.
    • To a lesser degree, Raven, and it is implied that Steve was one during the period he was Put on a Bus.
  • Lou Dem Five, owner of the Velvet Fist Chain of bordellos in Buck Godot, Zap Gun For Hire. "Honey, I've caused so many moral crises, the Slag Blah have declared me a religion!" Her employee Sizzlin' Sue also qualifies, having taken on entire squads of marines at once.
  • Another lesbian version: Velma from I Was Kidnapped by Lesbian Pirates from Outer Space.
  • About half of Least I Could Do is about the main character Rayne, who can and will sleep with any woman he sees and will go to insane lengths to sleep with a beautiful woman.[2] It's easy to forget that the whole reason he got his insanely high-paying job was because he wanted to screw the CEO.
    • That said, there is a list of women Rayne can't bed, which includes the comic's female lead Issa (a childhood friend who's not interested) and the wives of his friends.
  • The Walkyverse features Joe Rosenthal, Squad 48, and Anti-Joyce.
  • Blue Deiter, from Namir Deiter, claims this as her defining characteristic throughout most of the comic.
  • Ash'waren and Zala'ess from Drowtales. Note that among drowolath having many lovers is not considered strange/bad and motherhood and many children is a status symbol (which makes Sarv'swati rendering Quain'tana barren in their fight an injury that goes beyond the physical).
  • A few characters from Something*Positive could count, though Jason may be the best example; apparently he knows some sort of mathematical formula that tells him the best possible way to seduce women. This eventually ends when he gets into a relationship with (and eventually marries) Aubrey.
  • Maytag of Flipside, especially in the earlier chapters, although she begins to restrain her proclivities in order to maintain her relationship with the monogamous Bernadette.
  • Sabine of The Order of the Stick is a literal incarnation of illicit sex.
  • Out There: Miriam, Steven, Rod
  • Ted from "Greg". Been with a bevy of women throughout the strip, but his most eye opening act that has been revealed so far, is cheating on a girl by having a threesome with her sister and room mate. It's hinted that he might have slept with her mother on a separate occasion.
  • Ivan from Oglaf manages to be a Technical Virgin despite frequently "having sex things done to me" (unwillingly), which causes the magical virgin city of Vanorva to decry him as a slut. Vanka definitely qualifies, as her usual methods of escaping capture tend to involve sex with captors, guards, random bystanders... then again, Oglaf is a sex comedy comic, so Everybody Has Lots of Sex.
  • Any Drow from Yet Another Fantasy Gamer Comic, as well as Glon post-resurrection.
  • Nanase from El Goonish Shive is a non-sexual example of this, dating many of the boys at her school (culminating in dating Elliot) in her search for Mr. Right when she should have been looking for Ms.

Web Original

  • There's a series of pictures of character known only as "The Bard" with his party of adventurers drawn by Fredrick K. T. Anderson (the author of Pawn). The Bard "knocks up every critter in creation" (except elves, because in their case he can't tell boys from girls), leading to this "Family gathering" scene (and then more).
  • Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog: Captain Hammer is amazed that he "just might sleep with the same girl twice."
    • Well, they say it's better the second time. They say you get to do the weird stuff.
    • Though, given his personality, it may be less this trope and more that no woman can stand him long enough to sleep with him more than once.
  • Solange from the Whateley Universe. Not only does she sleep with guys to get things out of them (she has enough money on her own), but she has a superpower that makes her seem unbelievably good in the sack. Plus she has used her psychic abilities to pretty much enslave guys while bedding them.
    • Then there's Sahar, her roommate, who's pretty much a female, bisexual James Bond and Carmilla doesn't even bear mentioning.
  • Agent Lux from Protectors of the Plot Continuum will shag Anything That Moves and will also consent. She also interprets any sort of nudity as a proposition.
  • The "Adults Are Useless" Faleshkarti of Forest Tales, when introduced to the readers, consider it imperative to remain almost constantly pregnant and will mate indiscriminately within their species. Later in the story, the species circumvents the root cause of the problem.
    • Oh, they don't really get around. They get anything that moves. Now, for really gets around, see ...pretty much anyone that knows Forestwalker. Let's see now, Chakats in general, Foxtaurs in General (especially the males under obligation), Skunktaurs in general, Admiral Kline, his wives, plural on wives, there's five so far...the list goes on. And on, and on...
  • Clio Gabriella of Survival of the Fittest; the character's creator explained it was because of abandonment issues; she was once tricked into believing she was in love, and ever since, she has been purposely sabotaging her relationships or picking the worst possible boyfriends to hook up with in order to stop herself from being hurt again.
    • Rosa Fiametta is also an excellent example, and even comes complete with Anything That Moves tendencies. This has also been explained as emotional issues, partly due to seeing herself as The Unfavorite among her siblings.
  • Go onto GPX+. Look at the heritage of a Ditto. Enough said.
  • The Nostalgia Critic has this reputation and lives up to it well. But he would much rather be an active player, instead of being thought as a slut with a freakish sex life.

Western Animation

  • Family Guy.
    • Quagmire, of course.
    • Lois was apparently like this before meeting Peter.
    • And Brian who's had several one-off girlfriends throughout the series.
    • Brian hypothesizes that Connie D'Amico is, which is also strongly implied when she admits to having dated every popular guy at James Woods High School. Keep in mind that "popular" here includes pretty much everyone except the Griffin kids and the few people who are on speaking terms with them.
    • Peter's real father is like this, and Peter has dozens of half-brothers as a result.
  • Latrina of Bromwell High is this combined with Dumb Blonde. "They call me the Bike of the South!"
  • Francine from American Dad was like this before meeting (and eventually marrying) Stan. She owns the largest "sex garden" in the world, containing a bush to represent every man she'd had sex with.
  • Skwisgaar from Metalocalypse. Most of the band's on the slutty side (being world-renowned rock stars and all) but he's by far the sluttiest. It's a good thing that Charles Foster Ofdensen's got the whole Paternity Suit thing handled.
    • His mother is worse.
      • Hey Skwisgaar! I'm gettin a hand j-j-j-j-j-job from yo m-m-m-m-m-mama! Oh, man, and she's got that Swedish grip. It's like you playin' that guitar. Oh! Fiddlywiddlywiddlywilldy! Aww. Is somebody havin' a bad Christmas?
  • Cartman's mom in South Park. The two-part episode where this was revealed was titled "Cartman's Mom Is a Dirty Slut"/"Cartman's Mom Is Still a Dirty Slut." Later episodes seem to indicate that she is literally a prostitute for a living.
    • Kenny's girlfriend in "The Ring" is said by the other boys to be a slut. He's thrilled upon learning this.
  • The first talkie episode of Aeon Flux climaxes (ahem) with the revelation that nearly everyone (and we mean everyone) in the city of Bregna has a key to Aeon's chastity belt. (For those not familiar with the show, people in Bregna are supposed to be her enemies.) Aeon's rival Trevor isn't much better, having quite a few lovers, Aeon included.
  • Prince Naveen, a first for a Disney prince!
  • Amy Wong from Futurama, at least until she gets together with Kif. She still brags about her "general sluttiness" though.
  • Murdoc of Gorillaz is notorious for this. 2D also at least went through a wild phase between the first and second albums, and now has ten illegitimate children.
  • Boomhauer on King of the Hill
  • Practically everyone on the show Archer, but most notably Sterling, Malory, Cyril, and Carol.
  • Callie from Ugly Americans. Her boyfriend Mark has to get used to it. Of course, she is a succubus.
    • She seems to be at least TRYING to get over it, Randall on the other hand, not so much.
  • It was implied that Blackfire on Teen Titans learned proper english this way, in contrast to Starfire who kissed Robin to learn basic English and a Japanese kid to learn Japanese. It was even more implied that the former planned on continuing that escapade with Robin, Beast Boy and Cyborg.
  • Harley Quinn; despite originally labeled as a case of Single-Target Sexuality, she's had an awful lot of lovers, boyfriends, and girlfriends, depending on the continuity. In addition to the "single-target" (that would be "Mistuh Jay") she's obviously slept with Poison Ivy in more than one version, probably had sex with Nightwing in Batman and Harley Quinn, and possibly did so with Wonder Woman and Lobo in Harley Quinn: Little Black Book, where she also displayed a crush on Green Lantern. She had a boyfriend named Mason Macabre in her own series, and slept with Deadshot in Batman: Assault on Arkham. One man she may have truly loved was Colonel Rick Flag in the comic book version Suicide Squad, although sadly, while the feeling seemed mutual, their relationship was cut off by his Heroic Sacrifice. She's flirted with Batman in both his identities, but that never got beyond a kiss. She's even shared a rather long kiss with an alternate version of herself, again in Little Black Book. Red Tool, another recurring character from her solo series (a parody of Deadpool) is clearly in love with her, but in this case, she doesn't seem interested - yet.
  • Episodes of The Simpsons that take place in the future show Bart being quite the cassanova. He married once to a high school crush named Jenda, having two sons as a result, but divorce later. Other than that, he is shown to date many female members of the cast, many daughters of other members of the cast, and in one case, Lisa's former teacher, Ms. Hoover. There's even one scene in "Barthood" where he's dating Sherri, and Sherri's twin Terri impersonates Sherri in order to make out with him.
    • Nelson has become this too having dated Sherri and Terri at the same time and impregnating both of them - to nobody's surprise, he's become a deadbeat dad, something Bart, to his credit, has not.
  • From Inside Job, Reagan's mother combines this with Horrible Judge of Character; her boyfriends and lovers include Buzz Aldrin (who is a villain on this show), Keanu Reeves (who is a vampire on this show, but not a villain), the guy who cleans her swimming pool, Richard Branson, and the entire Cirque du Soleil (at the same time), although one would argue all of them are better than her perverted scum of an ex-husband Rand, whom she nonetheless almost reconciled with in one episode.


  • On her deathbed, a Colonel's wife admits to her husband that she was unfaithful to him twice in her life. He says that he forgives her, provided she says who she slept with.

"The first time was with your aide. The second time was with the rest of your officers."

  1. The answer worth the most points is B. Answer A is too few women, but answer C is too many -- real men don't believe in cheap sex.
  2. The other half is him being an Adult Child and abusing his friends