History IllGirl / LiveActionTV

17th Apr '16 4:12:24 AM StarTropes
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* The LittlestCancerPatient from the ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' episode "Sick," who is dying of leukemia. [[spoiler: {{Subverted}}, however, when it's revealed that she's actually dying of mercury poisoning--and her ''grandmother'' is responsible, simply so she can [[MunchausenSyndrome get sympathy from everyone else]].]]

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* The LittlestCancerPatient from the ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' episode "Sick," who is dying of leukemia. [[spoiler: {{Subverted}}, however, when it's It's then revealed that she's actually dying of mercury poisoning--and her ''grandmother'' is responsible, simply so she can [[MunchausenSyndrome get sympathy from everyone else]].]]
17th Apr '16 4:11:38 AM StarTropes
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* The LittlestCancerPatient from the ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' episode "Sick," who is dying of leukemia. [[spoiler: {{Subverted}}, however, when it's revealed that she's actually dying of mercury poisoning--and her ''grandmother'' is responsible, simply so she can [[MunchausenSyndrome get sympathy from everyone else]].]]
29th Feb '16 5:17:16 PM Minni128
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*Mary of ''SecondChance2016'' is terminally ill with cancer (or implied to be, as she mentioned that her chemo stopped working). However, because of her [[AmbiguousDisorder mentally-off]] brother, Otto, she goes so far as to revive and clone a person to fight her cancer.
14th Dec '15 11:31:28 AM twilicorn
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* Hester from the upcoming ''Series/ScreamQueens2015'', a sorority pledge with scoliosis who earned the nickname "Neckbrace".

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* Hester from the upcoming Fox series ''Series/ScreamQueens2015'', a sorority pledge with scoliosis who earned the nickname "Neckbrace".
28th Aug '15 8:59:40 AM res20stupid
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* Brona from ''Series/PennyDreadful'' suffers from Tuberculosis [[spoiler: which kills her at the end of Season 1 to set her up as Frankenstein's Bride]]. Unlike some ill girls who become ThePollyanna, she is absolutely ''furious'' about her condition but refuses to let it be her defining characteristic.
31st May '15 8:17:35 AM bulmabriefs144
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* ''Series/KyleXY'', [[GenderBlenderName Andy]] is sick with cancer.


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* ''Series/KyleXY'', [[GenderBlenderName Andy]] is sick with cancer.
31st May '15 8:16:59 AM bulmabriefs144
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* ''Series/KyleXY'', [[GenderBlenderName Andy]] is sick with cancer.
29th May '15 7:35:17 PM TheRedRedKroovy
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* Hester from the upcoming ''Series/ScreamQueens2015'', a sorority pledge with scoliosis who earned the nickname "Neckbrace".
24th Feb '15 11:58:49 AM RainFairy
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* ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esmeralda_(telenovela) Esmeralda]]'':
** The titular Esmeralda of this phenomenally popular telenovela is born blind. This is later revealed to be due to congenital cataracts and she successfully regains her sight after an operation. Her personality switches from [[TheIngenue sweet and gentle]] while blind to [[BrokenBird tough, stubborn and unforgiving]] almost overnight.
** The female lead from the Chilean telenovela ''Corazón de María'' is an [[{{Ojou}} upper class]] Ill Girl with a severe HeartTrauma. She gets a heart transplant coming from a middle-to-low class bride killed in a tragic car accident ''right after her wedding''. The drama starts when she starts searching for the donor María's family, and then she meets and falls for her handsome and hard-working husband Miguel...

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* Many, MANY of these show up in {{Soap Opera}}s, specially Latin-American Telenovelas:
** The titular
''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esmeralda_(telenovela) Esmeralda]]'':
** The titular Esmeralda of this phenomenally popular telenovela is
Esmeralda]]'' was born blind. This is later revealed to be due to congenital cataracts and she successfully regains her sight after an operation. Her personality switches from [[TheIngenue sweet and gentle]] while blind to [[BrokenBird tough, stubborn and unforgiving]] almost overnight.
** The female lead from the Chilean telenovela ''Corazón de María'' is an [[{{Ojou}} upper class]] Ill Girl with a severe HeartTrauma. She gets a heart transplant coming from a middle-to-low class bride killed in a tragic car accident ''right after her wedding''. The drama starts when she starts searching for the donor María's family, family [[BecauseYouWereNiceToMe to thank them for the heart donation]], and then she meets [[UptownGirl and falls for for]] her handsome and hard-working husband Miguel...



** Shannon (Maggie Grace), who is asthmatic and needs to have an inhalator handy. Sawyer once stole her medicine and tried to use it to bargain....

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** Shannon (Maggie Grace), who is asthmatic and needs to have an inhalator handy. Sawyer once stole her medicine and tried to use it to bargain....bargain.
24th Feb '15 11:56:58 AM RainFairy
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* One of the "Lost Loves" cases from Series/UnsolvedMysteries dealed with two little girls in a cancer ward, one with throat cancer and another with ovarian cancer. The two became fast friends, and the first one promised that she'd make the other girl the godmother of her firstborn to help her deal with how she wouldn't be able to have children. 20-something years later, the first girl was still searching for her friend... [[spoiler: And a later episode revealed [[HeartwarmingMoments that she eventually found her]].]]
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