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DIRTY PAIR #2 -- Watch & Learn

At least the sexism is equal opportunity!

True my word, I’m covering another episode of DIRTY PAIR, and I'm just tickled to see this show applying the sexual harassment fairly in this episode. What do I mean by that? Well, the girls keep prodding their co-worker about his chest hair (or the lack thereof.) Maybe it’s not about the length of his penis, but it’s still in the same ballpark. Some dudes are very sensitive about their chest hair and some ladies even find it very sexy. It’s still a breach of the acceptable comfort zone, so kudos to this show for its dubious equal opportunity.

While we’re still on the subject, I found rather amusing that the animators designed possibly the plainest character imaginable in this episode to team up with these wild girls with their crazy hair and their all-occasions hot pants. When talking about your odd couples (or trios) assigned to partnership, the dichotomy rarely gets as pronounced as that.

Oh and the whole plot about saving the hijacked space shuttle was cool, for sure. It was just more interesting to talk about the sexiness.

Watch this episode, "Do Lovely Angels Prefer Chest Hair?" below and decide for yourself, then read my comments on the previous episode here.

Tom Pinchuk’s the writer of HYBRID BASTARDS! & UNIMAGINABLE. Order them on Amazon here & here. Follow him on Twitter: @tompinchuk

Daniel_Newton moderator on March 17, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

A comedy sci-fi with fan service and plenty of explosions huh? Judging by that and some other stuff I've read in the wiki this show might be right up my alley. I'll have to check it out sometime.

Glad to see you're not against all things fan service Tom (I know you've said so in the past, but it's still nice to see). Provided it's balanced well with other elements and it's appropriate to the show, it's harmless fun.

Yeah, if you continue to cover this show I'll have to quickly catch up and watch along with you, could be fun!

Marshal Victoryon March 17, 2012 at 7:51 p.m.

watched this very episode the other day.i kept thinking if you like this you should love http://www.animevice.com/cat-planet-cuties/11-5901/ which http://www.crunchyroll.com/asobi-ni-ikuyo-bombshells-from-the-sky still has up atm. Not sure why the name was changed on anime vice tho...

ill watch more dirty pair when can. It seems to be good almost (mostly) clean fun.

Rxanaduon March 18, 2012 at 4:37 a.m.

"Watch this episode, "Acperience 3" here and decide for yourself, then read my comments on the previous episode here."

You should change that to have the Dirty Pair link ASAP. For now, people interested in watching this episode can get to it from here

Unfortunately, it seems as though YT only has 4 episodes from the first season (the next two in the playlist being episodes 25 and 26), and I don't see it on Hulu or Crunchyroll.

You may need to get a box set for the remainder of the series, Tom, or find a local library that has the series in stock.

zaldaron March 18, 2012 at 8:05 p.m.

HA!! I love the idea of people clicking on that link expecting dirty pair and getting eureka! HA! Talk about a funny misplacement. From what I remember the equal opportunity sexual harassment annoyed me though I expect it was supposed to show men you know this really isn't all that nice is it? Given that this was an 80's show.

Eyzon March 20, 2012 at 2:13 a.m.

Haaaa :)

Good ol' Dirty Pair (<- btw, dat title!! XD)

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