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23rd May '16 4:15:52 PM Ambaryerno
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** ''Comicbook/AllNewWolverine'' brings us [[FluffyTamer Gabby]] and [[FluffyTheTerrible Jonathan]], a Girl and her Wolverine.
19th May '16 11:41:27 PM PaulA
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* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''
* Six Siblings and Their Wolves. [[spoiler: Results vary, both for the kids and the wolves.]]
** A Girl and Her (three) Dragons

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* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''
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''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'':
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Six Siblings and Their Wolves. [[spoiler: Results [[spoiler:Results vary, both for the kids and the wolves.]]
** A Girl and Her (three) DragonsDragons.
* ''Literature/TheLuckOfBrinsFive'' is a "Boy and his Alien" story -- but set on the alien planet of Torin, with an Earthman playing the role of the alien who needs to be hidden from the authorities and helped back to his mothership.
6th May '16 3:51:18 PM Doug86
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* A somewhat dark example in SpiderMan: A man and his symbiotic costume from space.

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* A somewhat dark example in SpiderMan: Franchise/SpiderMan: A man and his symbiotic costume from space.
15th Apr '16 7:42:58 PM SunriseWarrior
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** A girl and her imaginary friend, Bing Bong. [[spoiler:Or at least until he outgrows him]].

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** A girl and her imaginary friend, Bing Bong. [[spoiler:Or at least until he she outgrows him]].
12th Apr '16 11:15:06 AM Wildstar93
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* ''Keanu'': A gangster and his kitten.
4th Apr '16 5:40:39 PM Eievie
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What that something ''is'', however, varies widely. From the classic [[CanineCompanion "A Boy and His Dog"]], all the way to... Well, keep reading, you'll see.

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What that something ''is'', however, varies widely. From the classic [[CanineCompanion "A Boy and His Dog"]], all the way to... Well, to… well, keep reading, you'll see.



* ''Anime/{{Heroman}}'' - A Boy and His GiantRobot... [[RecycledInSpace IN AMERICA]].

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* ''Anime/{{Heroman}}'' - ''Anime/{{Heroman}}'': A Boy and His GiantRobot... GiantRobot… [[RecycledInSpace IN AMERICA]].



* ''Manga/{{Bokurano}}''. 14 Kids and Their HumongousMecha. Does it get worse? Yes.
* ''Manga/{{Sankarea}}'': A Boy and His Zombie...Girlfriend.

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* ''Manga/{{Bokurano}}''. ''Manga/{{Bokurano}}'': 14 Kids and Their HumongousMecha. Does it get worse? Yes.
* ''Manga/{{Sankarea}}'': A Boy and His Zombie... Girlfriend.



* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' A Boy and His Living Suit of Armor. (Containing His Brother's Soul.)

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* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'': A Boy and His Living Suit of Armor. Armor (Containing His Brother's Soul.)Soul)



* ''Anime/SpaceDandy'': A man-boy and his [[DelinquentHair sweet hairdo]]... '''[[RecycledInSpace IN SPAAAAAAACE!]]'''

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* ''Anime/SpaceDandy'': A man-boy and his [[DelinquentHair sweet hairdo]]... hairdo…]] '''[[RecycledInSpace IN SPAAAAAAACE!]]'''



* Many, MANY examples in [[BritishComics girl's comics]]. To name but a few examples:
** "Humpy Bumpy" from ComicBook/{{Bunty}} - A girl and her Loch Ness Monster.
** "Elsie's Elephant" from ComicBook/{{Mandy}} - A girl and her elephant.
** "Sue's Fantastic Fun-Bag!" from ComicBook/{{Jinty}} - A girl and her magic handbag.
** "Palomo" from ComicBook/{{Tammy}} - A girl and her horse.

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* Many, MANY ''many'' examples in [[BritishComics girl's comics]]. To name but a few examples:
** "Humpy Bumpy" from ComicBook/{{Bunty}} - A ComicBook/{{Bunty}}--a girl and her Loch Ness Monster.
** "Elsie's Elephant" from ComicBook/{{Mandy}} - A ComicBook/{{Mandy}}--a girl and her elephant.
** "Sue's Fantastic Fun-Bag!" from ComicBook/{{Jinty}} - A ComicBook/{{Jinty}}--a girl and her magic handbag.
** "Palomo" from ComicBook/{{Tammy}} - A ComicBook/{{Tammy}}--a girl and her horse.



* ''ComicStrip/CowAndBoy''.

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* ''ComicStrip/CowAndBoy''.''ComicStrip/CowAndBoy''



* ''Fanfic/ABoyAGirlAndADogTheLeithianScript'': In this ''Literature/TheSilmarillion'' fic you have a boy -- [[TheHero human warrior Beren]] --, a girl -- [[ActionGirl Elvish princess Luthien]] -- and a wolfhound -- Huan.

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* ''Fanfic/ABoyAGirlAndADogTheLeithianScript'': In this ''Literature/TheSilmarillion'' fic you have a boy -- [[TheHero boy--[[TheHero human warrior Beren]] --, a girl -- [[ActionGirl Beren]]--a girl--[[ActionGirl Elvish princess Luthien]] -- and Luthien]]--and a wolfhound -- Huan.wolfhound--Huan.



* WesternAnimation/{{Rio}}: Linda and Blu; a girl and her blue macaw parrot.
* Disney/{{Aladdin}} has a boy and his monkey. A boy and his genie and carpet fit somewhat, but not quite as well (or perhaps the pairing should be "a genie and his carpet"); Genie and Carpet weren't with Aladdin from the beginning the way Abu was. Not only the protagonist, but also [[LoveInterests Princess Jasmine with her tiger]] and [[BigBad Jafar with his talking parrot Iago]], have their own animal companions.

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* WesternAnimation/{{Rio}}: ''WesternAnimation/{{Rio}}'': Linda and Blu; a girl and her blue macaw parrot.
* Disney/{{Aladdin}} has a boy ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'': A Boy and his monkey.His Monkey. A boy and his genie and carpet fit somewhat, but not quite as well (or perhaps the pairing should be "a genie and his carpet"); Genie and Carpet weren't with Aladdin from the beginning the way Abu was. Not only the protagonist, but also [[LoveInterests Princess Jasmine with her tiger]] and [[BigBad Jafar with his talking parrot Iago]], have their own animal companions.



* Subverted in ''Film/TheDarkCrystal''. Fizgig,a dog-like alien belongs to Kira, the -ahem- only FEMALE Gelfling left alive.

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* Subverted in ''Film/TheDarkCrystal''. Fizgig,a dog-like alien belongs to Kira, the -ahem- only FEMALE the--ahem--only ''female'' Gelfling left alive.



* The first ''Film/{{Casper}}'' film: the story of a girl and her ghost... and her dad, played by President Lone Starr.
* ''Film/AirBud'' series: A boy and his dog... that plays basketball, football, soccer, baseball, and volleyball.

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* The first ''Film/{{Casper}}'' film: the story of a girl and her ghost... ghost… and her dad, played by President Lone Starr.
* ''Film/AirBud'' series: A boy and his dog... dog… that plays basketball, football, soccer, baseball, and volleyball.



* ''Film/MightyJoeYoung'' has a girl and her (giant) gorilla.
* ''The Invisible Boy''. A boy and his playmate, a robot ([[Film/ForbiddenPlanet Robby the Robot]]).

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* ''Film/MightyJoeYoung'' has a ''Film/MightyJoeYoung'': A girl and her (giant) gorilla.
* ''The Invisible Boy''. Boy'': A boy and his playmate, a robot ([[Film/ForbiddenPlanet Robby the Robot]]).



* ''Film/FarFromHomeTheAdventuresOfYellowDog'' a boy and his dog, again.

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* ''Film/FarFromHomeTheAdventuresOfYellowDog'' a ''Film/FarFromHomeTheAdventuresOfYellowDog'': A boy and his dog, again.



** From roughly the same era, we have the [[Myth/KingArthur arthurian novel]] ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yvain,_the_Knight_of_the_Lion Yvain, the Knight of the Lion]]'' by Creator/ChretienDeTroyes, which is the story of a knight who befriended a lion.
* ''[[Literature/{{Dragons}} The Last Dragon Chronicles]]'' incorporates this trope a lot. Usually it's [[ABoyAndHisX A Boy and His Dragon]] although [[ABoyAndHisX A Girl and Her Dragon]] pops up almost as frequently (if not more). David gets many a dragon sidekick as the series progresses: G'reth, Golly, and even [[spoiler: SharingABody with Grockle]]. But Gadzooks definitely takes home the medal. Lucy has Gwendolen and Zanna has [[spoiler: Gretel]].
* ''Literature/TheBartimaeusTrilogy'' has one in Ptolemy and Bartimaeus, they'd have died for each other...[[spoiler:one did]] . Then there's Nathaniel and Bartimaeus that comes after Ptolemy dies (way after, 2000 years plus), though they may not be an example as they both loath each other until the end and continuously argue (hilariously) throughout the whole three books.

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** From roughly the same era, we have the [[Myth/KingArthur arthurian Arthurian novel]] ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yvain,_the_Knight_of_the_Lion Yvain, the Knight of the Lion]]'' by Creator/ChretienDeTroyes, which is the story of a knight who befriended a lion.
* ''[[Literature/{{Dragons}} The Last Dragon Chronicles]]'' incorporates this trope a lot. Usually it's [[ABoyAndHisX A Boy and His Dragon]] Dragon although [[ABoyAndHisX A Girl and Her Dragon]] Dragon pops up almost as frequently (if not more). David gets many a dragon sidekick as the series progresses: G'reth, Golly, and even [[spoiler: SharingABody with Grockle]]. But Gadzooks definitely takes home the medal. Lucy has Gwendolen and Zanna has [[spoiler: Gretel]].
* ''Literature/TheBartimaeusTrilogy'' has one in Ptolemy and Bartimaeus, they'd have died for each other... [[spoiler:one did]] .did]]. Then there's Nathaniel and Bartimaeus that comes after Ptolemy dies (way after, 2000 years plus), though they may not be an example as they both loath each other until the end and continuously argue (hilariously) throughout the whole three books.



* The Creator/HarlanEllison story ''A Boy and His Dog'' twists this trope: [[spoiler: The boy is a serial rapist and the dog helps him find victims. The boy really does seem to love him, and finds his dog . . . food.]]

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* The Creator/HarlanEllison story ''A Boy and His Dog'' twists this trope: [[spoiler: The boy is a serial rapist and the dog helps him find victims. The boy really does seem to love him, and finds his dog . . . dog… food.]]



* ''Literature/CharlottesWeb'' - A girl and her pig at least at the beginning. Then it becomes "a pig and his spider".

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* ''Literature/CharlottesWeb'' - ''Literature/CharlottesWeb'': A girl Girl and her pig at Her Pig--at least at the beginning. Then it becomes "a pig A Pig and his spider".His Spider.



* ''Literature/HisDarkMaterials'' has elements of "A Girl and her [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot killer sentient metalworking badass]] [[BearsAreBadNews polar bear]]" to it, but as people are born with part of their soul external in the form of an animal-shaped daemon, it also has this as the basis for most of their entire society.

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* ''Literature/HisDarkMaterials'' has elements of "A A Girl and her Her [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot killer sentient metalworking badass]] Killer Sentient Metalworking Badass]] [[BearsAreBadNews polar bear]]" Polar Bear]] to it, but as people are born with part of their soul external in the form of an animal-shaped daemon, it also has this as the basis for most of their entire society.



* ''Literature/HowToTrainYourDragon'': A boy and his ... well, guess.

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* ''Literature/HowToTrainYourDragon'': A boy and his ... his… well, guess.



* ''Literature/HarryPotter'' has a boy and his owl. [[spoiler: The owl dies.]]

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* ''Literature/HarryPotter'' has a boy and his owl. [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The owl dies.]]



* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'': Four boys and their wolves. And two girls and theirs. [[spoiler: Results vary, both for the kids and the wolves.]]
** Also, a girl and her dragons.

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* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'': Four boys ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''
*Six Siblings
and their wolves. And two girls and theirs.Their Wolves. [[spoiler: Results vary, both for the kids and the wolves.]]
** Also, a girl A Girl and her dragons.Her (three) Dragons



* In TabletoGame/MagicTheGathering, the [[NobleSavage Gruul]] frequently have these. The FlavorText of [[http://magiccards.info/query?q=Predator%27s+Rapport&v=card&s=cname Predator's Rapport]] sums it up pretty well. "Other guilds say the Gruul are savages, no better than the beasts we live with. I say we've found friends who won't stab us in the back." —Domri Rade

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* In TabletoGame/MagicTheGathering, the [[NobleSavage Gruul]] frequently have these. The FlavorText of [[http://magiccards.info/query?q=Predator%27s+Rapport&v=card&s=cname Predator's Rapport]] sums it up pretty well. "Other well.
-->'''Domri Rade:''' Other
guilds say the Gruul are savages, no better than the beasts we live with. I say we've found friends who won't stab us in the back." —Domri Rade



* One ''VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}}'' [[{{Yonkoma}} 4-koma]] aptly sums up the series as "A Girl And Her Doll". Said "doll" is a combat android with the power of a fleet....

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* One ''VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}}'' [[{{Yonkoma}} 4-koma]] aptly sums up the series as "A Girl And Her Doll". Said "doll" is a combat android with the power of a fleet....fleet…



* Played with in ''VideoGame/{{Okamiden}}'', which is very much a "Kids and Their Dog" plot - from the perspective of the dog. And he repeats the process whenever he parts ways with one kid and meets another, to boot.

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* Played with in ''VideoGame/{{Okamiden}}'', which is very much a "Kids and Their Dog" plot - from plot--from the perspective of the dog. And he repeats the process whenever he parts ways with one kid and meets another, to boot.
23rd Mar '16 2:31:54 PM Basara-kun
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** For the Fourth Doctor and later for Sarah Jane Smith, a boy/girl and his/her robotic dog (K9)



* ''VideoGame/{{Tekken}}'': A man and his robot sidekick.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Tekken}}'': ''VideoGame/{{Tekken}}'':
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A man (Lee Chaolan/[[SexierAlterEgo Violet]]) and his robot sidekick.sidekick (Combot).
** A girl (Li Xiaoyu) and her Panda.
** An old man (Heihachi) and his bear (Kuma).
** A girl (Jane) and her robots (Jack-2 and Gun Jack).


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* In ''[[VideoGame/ClayFighter ClayFighter 63⅓]]'', there's Houngan, a WitchDoctor with his rubber chicken.
17th Mar '16 8:30:52 AM Willbyr
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[[caption-width-right:350:''[[EarWorm Oh, you're my best friend, in a world we must defend!]]'']]

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[[caption-width-right:350:''[[EarWorm [-[[caption-width-right:350:''[[EarWorm Oh, you're my best friend, in a world we must defend!]]'']]
defend!]]'']]-]



* ''NininGaShinobuden'': An apprentice ninja girl and her spherical yellow flying shapeshifting perverted... [[TheImp thing]].

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* ''NininGaShinobuden'': ''Manga/NininGaShinobuden'': An apprentice ninja girl and her spherical yellow flying shapeshifting perverted... [[TheImp thing]].
13th Mar '16 6:07:15 AM Andyroid
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* ''VideoGame/TheFlameInTheFlood'': A girl and her dog, travelling down a raging river in post-societal America.
6th Mar '16 8:35:02 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'': A Girl (Riley) and Her Emotions.
** Also Bing Bong. The girl and her imaginary friend.

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* ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'': ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'':
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A Girl (Riley) and Her Emotions.
** Also Bing Bong. The A girl and her imaginary friend.friend, Bing Bong. [[spoiler:Or at least until he outgrows him]].


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* ''Disney/Gigantic2018'': A [[OurGiantsAreBigger Giant]] girl and her human. At first Inma reats Jack more like a toy than a living being but they eventually become friends.
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