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25th Mar '17 3:03:30 PM gb00393
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** Jon Snow clearly views his uncle Benjen Stark this way and adores his uncle, requesting to join his uncle Benjen in the Night's Watch.

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** Jon Snow clearly views his uncle Benjen Stark this way and adores his uncle, requesting to join his uncle Benjen in the Night's Watch.Watch, where he tries to emulate him. The rest of the Stark kids adore their uncle well.
13th Mar '17 5:16:00 PM MasterFuzzy
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** The first Kid Flash and third Flash Wally West pretty much worships his uncle (and mentor) Barry Allen, the second Flash. At least after he found out Barry was the Flash; when his aunt Iris introduced Wally to her then-boyfriend Barry Allen, he thought Barry was a loser and asked the Flash why Iris didn't date ''him'', rather than that loser Barry.

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** The first Kid Flash and third Flash Wally West pretty much worships his uncle (and mentor) Barry Allen, the second Flash. At least after he found out Barry was the Flash; when his aunt Iris introduced Wally to her then-boyfriend Barry Allen, he thought Barry was a loser and asked the Flash [[Irony why Iris didn't date ''him'', rather than that loser Barry.]]


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* Harry feels that Tony, Sirius, and, naturally, Loki are this to him in ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm.'' Of course, Loki actually is his [[BadassFamily Cool Uncle]].
29th Jan '17 3:59:54 PM Brodnork
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* Stomp's Uncle George in ''{{Webcomic/Stomp}}''.
18th Jan '17 9:47:43 AM cherrychels
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* Joe in ''Literature/TheBookOfJoe'' is a cool uncle. And his brother calls him out on it for being a little too cool/a bad influence.
* In ''Literature/TheTrolls'', Aunt Sally is the female version for the kids.

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* Joe in ''Literature/TheBookOfJoe'' is a cool uncle. And uncle -- and his brother calls him out on it for being a little too cool/a bad influence.
* In ''Literature/TheTrolls'', Aunt Sally is the female version -- a cool aunt -- for the kids.



** Theon's sister Asha considers her maternal uncle Rodrick [[{{Bookworm}} "the Reader"]] Harlaw this, though unconventionally; he rarely leaves his home, and the presents he's seen to bring are books, advice, and political support. Of course, the field of competition is not strong; her paternal uncles consist of a [[DumbMuscle dim-witted brute]], the aforementioned [[TheFundamentalist sour religious fanatic]], and an AxCrazy schemer.

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** Theon's sister Asha considers her maternal uncle Rodrick [[{{Bookworm}} "the Reader"]] Harlaw this, though unconventionally; he rarely leaves his home, home and the presents he's seen to bring gifts he brings back are books, advice, and political support. Of course, the field of competition is not strong; her paternal uncles consist of a [[DumbMuscle dim-witted brute]], the aforementioned [[TheFundamentalist sour religious fanatic]], and an AxCrazy schemer.



** Eddard Stark's younger brother Benjen is this to Ned's bastard son, Jon Snow, as Jon has wanted to join the Night's Watch his entire life. He is also this to a lesser extent to Arya and Sansa Stark, who end up with a very different image of what the Watch is like based on him than reality.
** Averted with Edmure Tully, who--despite having all the personality traits of a Cool Uncle--only actually meets one of his nephews and none of his nieces; and even then not until a war is going on and he doesn't have much chance to be one.

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** Eddard Stark's younger brother Benjen Stark (who is this First Ranger in the Night's Watch) is a Cool Uncle to Ned's bastard son, kids, especially to Ned's illegitimate son Jon Snow, as Jon who adores his uncle and has wanted to join the Night's Watch his entire life. He is also this to a lesser extent to life like his uncle. Like their brother Jon, Arya and Sansa Stark, who end up with a very different image of what also idealize the Watch is like based on him than reality.
their uncle and Benjen is held in high esteem by his other nephews Robb, Bran and Rickon as well. While Benjen loves all his nephews and nieces, he seems to have an additional soft spot for his nephew Jon.
** Averted with Edmure Tully, who--despite who -- despite having all the personality traits of a Cool Uncle--only Uncle -- only actually meets one of his nephews and none of his nieces; and even then then, not until a war is going on and on, he doesn't have much chance to be one.



** Rachel is delighted when Ross' young son Ben starts calling her his "Fun Aunt Rachel" and being thrilled to see her.
** When Phoebe is bummed about having to give up her brother's babies after giving birth to them (as a surrogate), Rachel and Monica cheer her up by telling her that she'll be "cool aunt Phoebe".

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** Rachel is delighted when Ross' young son Ben starts calling referring to her as his "Fun Aunt Rachel" and being Rachel loves that Ben is thrilled to see her.
** When Phoebe is bummed about having to give giving up her brother's the babies she carried as a surrogate for her brother and his wife after giving birth to them (as a surrogate), them, Rachel and Monica cheer her up by telling her that she'll be "cool aunt Phoebe".



** Jon Snow clearly views Benjen Stark this way judging by his request to join him in the Night's Watch.
** Zigzagged by Tyrion, who is very friendly to Tommen and Myrcella, but frequently slaps and insults Joffrey (even if he does deserve it) and is not averse to shipping Myrcella off to possible enemies for political gain.
** Brynden Tully acts this way with Catelyn but is often quite abusive to her brother Edmure, bullying him with phrases like, "The laws of my fist are about to compel your teeth."

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** Jon Snow clearly views his uncle Benjen Stark this way judging by and adores his request uncle, requesting to join him his uncle Benjen in the Night's Watch.
** Zigzagged by Tyrion, who is very friendly to Tommen and Myrcella, but frequently slaps is not adverse to slapping and insults insulting (a very deserving) Joffrey (even if when the situation calls for it. While he does deserve it) and is not averse to shipping sends his neice Myrcella off to possible enemies Dorne for political gain.
reasons, he also does it in an attempt to ensure her safety from the dangers in King's Landing.
** Brynden Tully acts this way with Catelyn but is often quite abusive to treats her brother Edmure, Edmure rather poorly, bullying him with phrases like, "The laws of my fist are about to compel your teeth."
4th Jan '17 5:04:19 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** Jon Snow clearly views Benjen Stark this way judging by his request to join him in the Night's Watch.
** Zigzagged by Tyrion, who is very friendly to Tommen and Myrcella, but frequently slaps and insults Joffrey (even if he does deserve it) and is not averse to shipping Myrcella off to possible enemies for political gain.
** Brynden Tully acts this way with Catelyn but is often quite abusive to her brother Edmure, bullying him with phrases like, "The laws of my fist are about to compel your teeth."
29th Dec '16 12:29:58 PM PurelyUndecided
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21st Dec '16 2:19:35 PM SilentColossus
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* ''VideoGame/TheWalkingDead: A New Frontier'' has Javier, the protagonist, who serves as cool uncle to David's kids. Kate, his sister-in-law, {{lampshades}} this.
9th Nov '16 2:09:38 PM nombretomado
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* ''Film/UncleBuck'', starring JohnCandy.

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* ''Film/UncleBuck'', starring JohnCandy.Creator/JohnCandy.
23rd Oct '16 1:40:12 PM Morgenthaler
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* TheOnion article [[http://www.theonion.com/articles/stoner-uncle-all-the-kids-favorite,1402/ Stoner Uncle All The Kids Favorite]].

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* TheOnion Website/TheOnion article [[http://www.theonion.com/articles/stoner-uncle-all-the-kids-favorite,1402/ Stoner Uncle All The Kids Favorite]].
7th Oct '16 7:04:44 PM Eievie
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* In ''Nexus'', [[spoiler:Dante]] is certainly one because it's well...him. Though he would argue that he sees himself as [[ParentalSubstitute more than just an uncle]].

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* In ''Nexus'', [[spoiler:Dante]] is certainly one because it's well... him. Though he would argue that he sees himself as [[ParentalSubstitute more than just an uncle]].



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* In ''Literature/ABrothersPrice'', Ren is this for little Eldie Porter, who calls her "Auntie Ren". Ren is a princess, which [[EveryThingIsBetterWithPrincesses makes her even more cool.]]

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* In ''Literature/ABrothersPrice'', Ren is this for little Eldie Porter, who calls her "Auntie Ren". Ren is a princess, which [[EveryThingIsBetterWithPrincesses [[EveryThingsBetterWithPrincesses makes her even more cool.]]



** Tyrion Lannister loves his niece and nephew Myrcella and Tommen and they love him too. Tyrion tries his best to be this for Joffrey and does what he can to fix Joffrey's mistakes. Tyrion's own aunt Genna, and his uncles Kevan, Tygett and Gerion were also far kinder to him than [[AbusiveParents his own father]] was.

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** Tyrion Lannister loves his niece and nephew Myrcella and Tommen and they love him too. (The situation with Tyrion tries and his best to be this for other nephew Joffrey and does what he can to fix Joffrey's mistakes. Tyrion's is rather different.)
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own aunt Genna, and his uncles Kevan, Tygett and Gerion were also far kinder to him than [[AbusiveParents his own father]] was.



** There's also Catelyn Stark's uncle Brynden, who is definitely this trope with regards to her and her siblings.

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** There's also Catelyn Stark's uncle Brynden, who is definitely '''definitely''' this trope with regards to her and her siblings.siblings, Lysa and Edmure.



** Averted with Edmure Tully, who despite having all the personality traits of a Cool Uncle only actually meets one of his nephews and none of his nieces; and even then not until a war is going on and he doesn't have much chance to be one.

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** Averted with Edmure Tully, who despite who--despite having all the personality traits of a Cool Uncle only Uncle--only actually meets one of his nephews and none of his nieces; and even then not until a war is going on and he doesn't have much chance to be one.



* Lots of these in the ''Literature/VillageTales'' novels. The very first duke of Taunton one of James II and VII's bastards was given his first peerage title, upon the Restoration, by his Cool Uncle Charles (UsefulNotes/CharlesII, that is). The current Duke is a very cool Uncle Charles to Rupe and Jamie. The Nawab is a cool uncle to Sher Mirza. And the ancient Hugo, Lord Mallerstang, is a cousin and honorary uncle, and the mad-coolest, to everyone.

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* Lots of these in the ''Literature/VillageTales'' novels. The very first duke of Taunton one Taunton--one of James II and VII's bastards was bastards--was given his first peerage title, upon the Restoration, by his Cool Uncle Charles (UsefulNotes/CharlesII, that is). The current Duke is a very cool Uncle Charles to Rupe and Jamie. The Nawab is a cool uncle to Sher Mirza. And the ancient Hugo, Lord Mallerstang, is a cousin and honorary uncle, and the mad-coolest, to everyone.
everyone.



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* Rachel in ''Series/{{Friends}}'' is delighted when Ross' young son Ben starts calling her his 'Fun Aunt Rachel' and being thrilled to see her.

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Rachel in ''Series/{{Friends}}'' is delighted when Ross' young son Ben starts calling her his 'Fun "Fun Aunt Rachel' Rachel" and being thrilled to see her.






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-->''Billy pulled in in a Jaguar''
-->''Red convertible '65''
-->''Headed home to Mississippi, he'd been around the world''
-->''That black sheep uncle of mine''
-->''His ship had come in, he was looking to sin''
-->''Singing his own song''
-->''When he yelled from the drive, my heart came alive''
-->''"Jimmy boy come along"''

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-->''Billy pulled in in a Jaguar''
-->''Red
Jaguar\\
Red
convertible '65''
-->''Headed
'65\\
Headed
home to Mississippi, he'd been around the world''
-->''That
world\\
That
black sheep uncle of mine''
-->''His
mine\\
His
ship had come in, he was looking to sin''
-->''Singing
sin\\
Singing
his own song''
-->''When
song\\
When
he yelled from the drive, my heart came alive''
-->''"Jimmy
alive\\
"Jimmy
boy come along"''
along!"''



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