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14th Sep '17 10:36:35 AM CosmicFerret
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* Combine this with an old man transforming himself into a HollywoodCyborg and you get the premise behind ''Manga/CyborgGrandpaG''

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* Combine this with an old man transforming himself into a HollywoodCyborg {{Cyborg}} and you get the premise behind ''Manga/CyborgGrandpaG''
22nd Jun '17 7:31:42 AM shrikelet
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* In an early chapter of ''Manga/KenichiTheMightiestDisciple'', Kenichi swears off martial arts and joins the gardening club instead. TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive, naturally, but Kenichi never actually quits the club.

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* ''Manga/KenichiTheMightiestDisciple'':
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In an early chapter of ''Manga/KenichiTheMightiestDisciple'', chapter, Kenichi swears off martial arts and joins the gardening club instead. TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive, naturally, but Kenichi never actually quits the club.club.
** After Shigure gives Kii Kagerou one of "[her] father's masterpieces" (a [[spoiler:mattock]]) in exchange for a promise to never kill another person and his aid in fighting against Kushinada and three other Armed Yami masters, he starts cultivating the fields around his hermitage.
18th Jun '17 3:40:27 AM StarTropes
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* At the start of ''Film/RogueOne'', genius scientist Galen Erso has chosen a life of farming when Orson Krennic tracks him down and forcibly recruits him to the Death Star project after killing his wife.
6th May '17 7:08:57 AM XFllo
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* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'': Picard was managing his family vineyard as part of the alternate future in the GrandFinale.

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''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'': Famous Starfleet captain Picard was managing his family vineyard as part of the alternate future in the GrandFinale.



** Several of the former members of Kira's Resistance cell in ''[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Deep Space Nine]]'' are also shown as farmers, seemingly for the reasons described in the trope descriptions.

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** Several of the former members of Kira's Resistance cell in ''[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Deep Space Nine]]'' are also shown as farmers, seemingly for the reasons described in the trope descriptions.


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* ''Series/TheXFiles'': Victor Klemper is a former Nazi scientist who was offered an asylum in the States. He was employed by the Syndicate as a biologist trying to create an alien human hybrid. When agents Mulder and Scully come to confront him, he is working in his greenhouse on his flowers, particularly orchids, all blooming and very beautiful.
30th Apr '17 12:44:39 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Franchise/HarvestMoon'' this trope appears in most every game. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]], since its a farming game. Most games have your Father die, with you taking his place. One notable time where this 'didn't' happen was ''VideoGame/StoryOfSeasons'', where the PlayerCharacter, having been raised in a mostly Urban area, always wanted to be a farmer, so upon seeing an ad for working on a farm in the rural boondocks, you sprung at the chance.

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* In ''Franchise/HarvestMoon'' ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon'' this trope appears in most every game. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]], since its a farming game. Most games have your Father die, with you taking his place. One notable time where this 'didn't' happen was ''VideoGame/StoryOfSeasons'', where the PlayerCharacter, having been raised in a mostly Urban area, always wanted to be a farmer, so upon seeing an ad for working on a farm in the rural boondocks, you sprung at the chance.



** Hell, the whole ''VideoGame/RuneFactory'' franchise might count, being a spinoff of its sister-series, HarvestMoon. Both the protagonists and their neighbors across all games dabble in the battlefield as much as they do in the sowing field, with varying degrees of success.

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** Hell, the whole ''VideoGame/RuneFactory'' franchise might count, being a spinoff of its sister-series, HarvestMoon.VideoGame/HarvestMoon. Both the protagonists and their neighbors across all games dabble in the battlefield as much as they do in the sowing field, with varying degrees of success.
23rd Apr '17 5:38:34 PM TristanJeremiah
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* In ''Franchise/HarvestMoon'' this trope appears in most every game. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]], since its a farming game. Most games have your Father die, with you taking his place. One notable time where this 'didn't' happen was ''VideoGame/StoryOfSeasons'', where the PlayerCharacter, having been raised in a mostly Urban area, always wanted to be a farmer, so upon seeing an ad for working on a farm in the rural boondocks, you sprung at the chance.
23rd Apr '17 7:29:36 AM JackG
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* Lampshaded in ''Brotherhood of the Rose'' by David Morrell. A [[TruceZone retirement village for spies on the run]] has a high suicide rate which the man running it has to constantly hush up. He notes that only those who dedicate themselves to a monastic existence of philosophical study or this trope are capable of handling their GildedGage. Spymaster Elliot boasts that thanks to his love of rose-growing, he'll survive and thrive. So in an effort to drive him out of the TruceZone, the protagonist destroys his rose garden.

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* Lampshaded in ''Brotherhood of the Rose'' by David Morrell. A [[TruceZone retirement village for spies on the run]] has a high suicide rate which the man running it has to constantly hush up. He notes that only those who dedicate themselves to a monastic existence of philosophical study or this trope are capable of handling their GildedGage. Spymaster GildedCage. TheSpymaster Elliot boasts that thanks to his love of rose-growing, he'll survive and thrive. So in an effort to drive him out of the TruceZone, the protagonist destroys his rose garden.
23rd Apr '17 7:28:13 AM JackG
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* Lampshaded in ''Brotherhood of the Rose'' by David Morrell. A [[TruceZone retirement village for spies on the run]] has a high suicide rate which the man running it has to constantly hush up. He notes that only those who dedicate themselves to a monastic existence of philosophical study or this trope are capable of handling their GildedGage. Spymaster Elliot boasts that thanks to his love of rose-growing, he'll survive and thrive. So in an effort to drive him out of the TruceZone, the protagonist destroys his rose garden.
23rd Apr '17 7:17:07 AM JackG
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* Lampshaded (and rejected) by Sameen Shaw in ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. In the final episode she asks the Machine, "[[SarcasmMode Is this the part where]] you tell me that I should live out the rest of my days in peace? Grow an herb garden or something?" The Machine replies She knew [[BloodKnight exactly the kind of person Shaw was]] when She recruited her into Team Machine. [[spoiler:Sure enough, when the other members of Team Machine have died or retired, Shaw is shown eagerly accepting another Number.]]
3rd Mar '17 2:01:34 PM Xtifr
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* In the animated ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}}'' feature film ''WesternAnimation/TheTwelveTasksOfAsterix'' this is what eventually happens to [[spoiler:[[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar]]]]

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* In the animated ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}}'' feature film ''WesternAnimation/TheTwelveTasksOfAsterix'' this is what eventually happens to [[spoiler:[[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar]]]][[spoiler:UsefulNotes/JuliusCaesar]]
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