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27th May '17 8:59:33 PM Gamermaster
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* Kobayashi from ''Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid'' is an Alcoholic ParentalSubstitute for Kanna (albeit a high-functioning one). It leads to an adorable moment when she comes in for Parents' Day at school and Kanna reads her appreciation letter.

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* Kobayashi from ''Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid'' is an Alcoholic ParentalSubstitute for Kanna (albeit a Kanna, though she's high-functioning one).enough that it never causes any problems. It leads to an adorable moment when she comes in for Parents' Day at school and Kanna reads her appreciation letter.
18th Apr '17 8:28:57 AM PastaCow
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* ''VideoGame/TheWitcher3WildHunt'' brings us Philip Strenger, aka the Bloody Baron, whose missing wife and daughter you must find in the quest Family Matters. [[spoiler:It's revealed that he was [[DomesticAbuse physically abusive]] to his wife, and that she and their daughter fled from him after a drunken brawl caused Anna to have a miscarriage.]]

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* ''VideoGame/TheWitcher3WildHunt'' brings us Philip Strenger, aka the Bloody Baron, whose missing wife and daughter you must find in the quest Family Matters. [[spoiler:It's revealed that he was [[DomesticAbuse physically abusive]] to his wife, and that she and their daughter fled from him after a drunken brawl caused Anna to have a miscarriage.wife.]]
18th Apr '17 8:12:50 AM PastaCow
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* ''VideoGame/TheWitcher3WildHunt'' brings us Philip Strenger, aka the Bloody Baron, whose missing wife and daughter you must find in the quest Family Matters. [[spoiler:It's revealed that he was [[DomesticAbuse physically abusive]] to his wife, and that she and their daughter fled from him after a drunken brawl caused Anna to have a miscarriage.]]
17th Apr '17 12:19:22 AM troodos
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** Villain Mercury Black similarly implies this about his deceased father, comparing [[TheAlcholic Qrow's]] smell to "my a dad after a long day".
17th Apr '17 12:17:24 AM troodos
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* [[ComicBook/{{Batgirl}} Cassandra Cain's]] father David is an alcoholic, though it's unclear if he was always one, or if he started DrowningHisSorrows after she ran away from him.
7th Apr '17 5:47:20 PM Yuihime
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* In ''VideoGame/StardewValley'', Pam's alcoholism-induced neglect drove her husband away and forced her daughter Penny to take on the responsibilities of the household at an early age, turning Penny somewhat resentful.
** It's bad enough that little Jas [[OrphansOrdeal lost both her birth parents]], but her only remaining legal guardian, Shane, is actively and intentionally drinking himself to death due to chronic depression and a SoulSuckingRetailJob.
26th Feb '17 12:47:42 PM Gamermaster
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* Kobayashi from ''Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid'' is an Alcoholic ParentalSubstitute for Kanna. It leads to an adorable moment when she comes in for Parents' Day at school and Kanna reads her appreciation letter.

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* Kobayashi from ''Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid'' is an Alcoholic ParentalSubstitute for Kanna.Kanna (albeit a high-functioning one). It leads to an adorable moment when she comes in for Parents' Day at school and Kanna reads her appreciation letter.
26th Feb '17 12:17:38 PM Gamermaster
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* Kobayashi from ''Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid'' is an Alcoholic ParentalSubstitute for Kanna. It leads to an adorable moment when she comes in for Parents' Day at school and Kanna reads her appreciation letter.
-->'''Kanna''': Kobayashi is a nice person who turns into a different person when she's drunk, but she's still a nice person. I love Kobayashi even if she loves maids.
14th Feb '17 6:36:24 PM foxley
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* Literature/KateShugak's parents were (mostly) functional alcoholics who died when Kate was quite young, leaving her to be raised by relatives. Her mother's death is the reason that Kate does not drink, and why she hates bootleggers so much.
27th Jan '17 7:44:18 PM karstovich2
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TheAlcoholic with children. When it's the mother, it's usually LadyDrunk. When it's the father, it's usually AbusiveParents, although there's a fair number of abusive alcoholic ''mothers'' in fiction as well.

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TheAlcoholic with children. When it's the mother, it's usually LadyDrunk. When it's the father, it's usually AbusiveParents, although there's a fair number of abusive alcoholic ''mothers'' in fiction as well.well (including a number of abusive alcoholic LadyDrunk mothers, particularly when a wealthy or upper-crust character needs a FreudianExcuse).



* Lucille Bluth in ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment''

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* Lucille Bluth in ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment''''Series/ArrestedDevelopment''. Also a LadyDrunk, and (true to form) this gives ''all'' her children serious issues that would be horrifying if they weren't the main characters of a sitcom.
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