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13th Sep '17 6:01:32 PM johnsmithxxi
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* ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'': A Caretaker Reversal ''revolving door'', in "Old Age Plan."
** The story begins with Mrs. Davis having cared for her sister Angela, and falling ill from Angela's complaining. By the end of the episode, Mrs. Davis has recovered and Angela has again become ill from Mrs. Davis' complaining.
** ''Meanwhile'', Miss Brooks had spent the episode shilling Mrs. Davis and Angela's club's old age plan to Mr. Boynton and Mr. Conklin. The two men end up suffering psychosomatic symptoms of old age.
** Miss Brooks decides to invite them over to Mrs. Davis' house, and fake the symptoms of old age to distract Mr. Boynton and Mr. Conklin from their symptoms. The climax of the episode has Miss Brooks, Mr. Boynton and Mr. Conklin rapidly experiencing illness and being placed on the sofa with a blanket and ice pack in turn.
4th Aug '17 2:13:46 PM Kartoonkid95
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'': The episode "Nurse Stimpy" has Stimpy tending to a sick Ren and trying to cure him in his own stupid ways. At the end, when Stimpy gets sick from all the grueling work, Ren is a little too eager to return the favor.
10th Apr '17 11:04:32 PM LinTaylor
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* Subverted in ''Manga/HimoutoUmaruChan'': In one arc Umaru gets sick and expects her brother Taihei to baby her, but he has to work. When Taihei ends up catching Umaru's cold, she plots her revenge by subjecting him to nasty "cures" like [[AssShove shoving a leek up his butt]]...but then she feels genuinely guilty when she sees how sick he is and actually proper care of him.
6th Feb '17 7:52:10 PM HeroGal2347
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* In the beginning chorus of Jamie O'Neal's "Somebody's Hero", the titular "hero" is a mother taking care of her young daughter. In the ending chorus, the roles have swapped, and now it's the daughter taking care of her aging mother.
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28th Jan '17 5:33:18 PM eroock
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28th Jan '17 5:33:06 PM eroock
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2nd Jan '17 8:49:29 AM Chabal2
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* In an episode of ''Manga/MidoriDays'', Seiji accidentally drinks a bottle of sake, and Midori tries to take care of him. When he wakes up, he feels great, but Midori is sick. However, in the manga, Midori gets sick first.

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* In an episode of ''Manga/MidoriDays'', Seiji accidentally drinks a bottle of sake, and Midori tries to take care of him.him (including scaring off door-to-door salesman by impersonating a zombie). When he wakes up, he feels great, but Midori is sick. However, in the manga, Midori gets sick first.
23rd Jun '16 8:28:55 AM Pamina
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* The ending of ''Bear Feels Sick'' in Karma Wilson's ''Bear'' series has all the other animals catching Bear's cold and Bear taking care of them the way they took care of him.
18th Jun '16 11:55:19 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Fanfic/PokemonResetBloodlines'', Ash gets badly injured saving his Pikachu from a flock of Spearow, and Misty takes him to the Viridian City Pokémon Center. Later, Misty gets poisoned by Vileplume pollen, so Ash has to take her to a hospital in Cerulean City.

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* ''Film/MurderByDeath'': Happened during the backstory, where [[Literature/MissMarple Miss Marbles]] has a nurse but Miss Marbles takes care of the nurse, rather than the other way around.

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* In ''Fanfic/PokemonResetBloodlines'', Ash gets badly injured saving his Pikachu from a flock of Spearow, and Misty takes him to the Viridian City Pokémon Center. Later, Misty gets poisoned by Vileplume pollen, so Ash has to take her to a hospital in Cerulean City.

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* ''Film/MurderByDeath'': Happened during the backstory, where [[Literature/MissMarple Miss Marbles]] has a nurse but Miss Marbles takes care of the nurse, rather than the other way around.



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* The ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode "Carry on, Hawkeye" is mostly about the majority of the camp (including three of its four doctors) falling ill, leaving Hawkeye and Margaret to run things. At the end, Hawkeye finally succumbs to the flu as the rest of the camp begins to recover. In the final scene, he's a) almost alone in the post-op and b) the recipient of the camp's gratitude.

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* The ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode "Carry on, Hawkeye" is mostly about the majority of the camp (including three of its four doctors) falling ill, leaving Hawkeye and Margaret to run things. At the end, Hawkeye finally succumbs to the flu as the rest of the camp begins to recover. In the final scene, he's a) almost alone in the post-op and b) the recipient of the camp's gratitude.



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9th May '16 3:21:47 AM XFllo
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** Another episode had Leonard trying to help Sheldon get over his stage fright by playing therapist. In doesn't take long for Sheldon to become the therapist, impartially listening to Leonard rant about his [[WellDoneSonGuy issues with his mother's treatment of him as a child]].
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