When the crackerbox girls became a "thing" ... slavegirls with a prize hidden in every one! ... the prizes were really nothing much. It was the crackerbox girl that was the real prize ... and the search for the prize was always more fun than the prize itself! Image source: Hogtied.com.
Alternatively: While Agent X invaded the helpless spy's nether regions, Agent Y made sure the spy was not able to blurt out the information they were seeking ... neither of them was in any hurry to discover the mole! Well, not since that last gerbil they'd found.