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7th Feb '16 10:33:13 PM Chariset
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** Even today, the (spurious) link between infant vaccination and autism has shades of this trope, where parents feel that their child was perfectly healthy before science "took him away" and now caution other parents to stay vigilant.
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** Even today, the (spurious) link between infant vaccination and autism has shades of this trope, where parents feel that their child was perfectly healthy normal before science "took him away" and now caution other parents to stay vigilant.
6th Feb '16 8:02:23 PM Chariset
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** Even today, the (spurious) link between infant vaccination and autism has shades of this trope, where parents feel that their child was perfectly healthy before science "took him away" and now caution other parents to stay vigilant.
31st Jan '16 6:45:47 PM GrammarNavi
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* In TadWilliams' novel ''TheWarOfTheFlowers'', it is revealed that [[spoiler: Theo is actually a changeling baby that the fairies replaced his parents' real son with, while the human child is taken to the fairy world and becomes an EnfantTerrible]].
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* In TadWilliams' Creator/TadWilliams' novel ''TheWarOfTheFlowers'', it is revealed that [[spoiler: Theo is actually a changeling baby that the fairies replaced his parents' real son with, while the human child is taken to the fairy world and becomes an EnfantTerrible]].
17th Jan '16 11:02:32 AM nombretomado
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* An episode of ''LawAndOrderSVU'' did a piece on a woman with Capgras syndrome (see below). The suspect, a video game addict with a BastardBoyfriend, kept her daughter [[Literature/HarryPotter under the stairwell]] and refused to believe she was real, but had been [[{{Doppelganger}} replaced with another]] -- unless she only heard her daughter's voice. But the minute she saw her daughter, the delusion would set in again.
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* An episode of ''LawAndOrderSVU'' ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' did a piece on a woman with Capgras syndrome (see below). The suspect, a video game addict with a BastardBoyfriend, kept her daughter [[Literature/HarryPotter under the stairwell]] and refused to believe she was real, but had been [[{{Doppelganger}} replaced with another]] -- unless she only heard her daughter's voice. But the minute she saw her daughter, the delusion would set in again.
8th Nov '15 9:52:34 AM Sharlee
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* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'', the son of David Xanatos and Fox was the target of an intended abduction by Oberon and Titania, who'd planned to raise young Alexander in their own realm. Averted when [[spoiler: Fox, in desperation, managed to call up the inborn magic she'd unknowingly inherited from Titania, proving that Alex could likewise grow up on Earth and still develop his own fey-blooded powers]].
8th Nov '15 9:39:55 AM Sharlee
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* The narrator of Creator/HPLovecraft's "Pickman's Model" is particularly disturbed by a painting depicting a ghoul changeling participating in family prayers with his unknowing human hosts.
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* The narrator of Creator/HPLovecraft's "Pickman's Model" is particularly disturbed by a painting depicting a ghoul changeling participating in family prayers with his unknowing human hosts. And also by the companion piece, a painting of the stolen ''human'' child being taught to feed like its ghoul "parents" do.
8th Nov '15 9:34:27 AM Sharlee
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Meanwhile, the "changeling" tag was used as a convenient explanation for people who were AmbiguouslyHuman, possessing slight facial deformities or mental retardation. Before genetic science became established, it was almost certainly one of the more common backstories used for circus freaks.
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Meanwhile, the "changeling" tag was used as a convenient explanation for people who were AmbiguouslyHuman, possessing slight facial deformities or mental retardation. Before genetic science became established, it was almost certainly one of the more common backstories used for circus freaks. freaks, as well as a potential rationale for infanticide.
19th Oct '15 11:54:32 PM 10-13-2
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Meanwhile, the "changeling" tag was used as a convenient explanation for people who were AmbiguouslyHuman, possessing slight facial deformities or mental retardation. Before genetic science became established, it was almost certainly one of the more common backstories used for circus freaks.
19th Oct '15 11:02:15 AM HeraldAlberich
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* In ''Literature/HeirToSevenwaters'', Clodagh's baby brother is taken by TheFairFolk, and a glamoured PlantPerson is left in his place. Clodagh must journey into the LandOfFaerie to switch them back. This is part of a more complicated plot by Mac Dara of the Fair Folk to reclaim his half-human son [[spoiler:Cathal]], who was supposed to rejoin the Fair Folk on his seventh birthday but escaped. * The short story "Changeling" in the anthology ''[[Literature/TheModernFaesGuideToSurvivingHumanity The Modern Fae's Guide to Surviving Humanity]]'' is a SettingUpdate of the classic tale in modern-day Brooklyn. The Queen of the Fae poses as a nurse, passing off the stolen child as a stillborn, but the mother's midwife has seen such tricks before, and gives her the knowledge and tools to confront the Queen and take her child back.
26th Sep '15 6:09:33 AM zarpaulus
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* In the claymation short [[http://www.foxedmovie.com/theshortfilm/ Foxed]] a little girl was kidnapped by fox-like creatures and forced to work in a mine. She escapes and finds a one-way window into her house, where she sees that one of the foxes has replaced her.
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