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In 1975, über-producer Aaron Spelling came up with an outrageous idea — a TV show about three female detectives who run around without bras. Back then, women rarely had leading roles in hour-long series, and they certainly did not run around without bras. Charlie's Angels changed all that, introducing a spellbound nation to the Jiggle Show. A show that featured a whole lot of women running in slow-motion.
- A scene in Airplane! featured a brief gag where the plane begins shaking. A shot starts centering on a dish of jiggling jello then pans over to a woman's jiggling chest. The gag gets rehashed in the sequel.
- Angels Revenge
- Trope Maker: Charlie's Angels
- Trope Codifier: Baywatch
- Three's Company
- VIP (Vallery Irons Protection), an Affectionate Parody of Charlie's Angels starring Pamela Anderson.
- She Spies, another Affectionate Parody of Charlie's Angels, which could be seen as Charlie's Angels, but with everyone in on the joke. In fact, when they dropped a lot of the self-referential humor and turned into a straight action-adventure series in the second season, it didn't work.
- Despite having a plot more akin to Knight Rider, Thunder in Paradise has so many pool scenes and enough action girls of the week it probably fits here.
- The short-lived 1978 sitcom Flying High, which was basically Charlie's Angels with flight attendants and considerably less physical confrontation.