|Remington Steele as James Bond|
It wasn't a bad formula. There was an impossibly fabulous hero to idolize, a thoroughly crappy antagonist to stand in for your irritating boss/spouse/children/cats, and a pretty girl to look at – ostensibly something for everyone.
Somewhere along the line, some nameless visionary, probably in search of increased market share, changed all of that – and the Fierce, Fearless Female was born.
|Paging Dr. Freud...|
Gratuitous shots of a hot girl in a bikini = Exploitative
Gratuitous shots of a hot girl in a bikini shooting zombies = Brilliant
My love of the Fierce, Fearless Female began in the late 70's with the black-haired, blue-eyed goddess Wonder Woman. For a period of time, the only way to get me to give up my Wonder Woman Underoos was to trade them for the Super Girl set.
|Could Lori Petty be in everything?|
Every night I pray for the health and well-being of Milla Jovovich, as I simply couldn't live in a world without the Resident Evil franchise. (Note: I will own thigh-high boots sometime before I die.)
Michelle Rodriguez, Michelle Yeoh, ...You see where I'm going with this...
Lisbeth!!!!!! (Also, proto-Lisbeth Cayce Pollard!!!!!)
|For safety I will wear my thigh-high boots.|
Zoe is reason enough to watch/purchase the Firefly series. Ditto Aeryn Sun and Farscape.
There is a place in the world for both the TV Buffy and the film Buffy.
“I am no man.”
Today's exercise: Spend some time with your favorite Fierce, Fearless Female
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