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23rd Aug '16 10:59:05 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* In ''Series/VeranoAzul'', the death of [[spoiler: CoolOldGuy Chanquete]] happens almost to the end of the series and ''completely'' [[WhamEpisode changes the mood of the following episodes.]] And since the series itself is a ComingOfAgeStory for the young protagonists, well, here it is.
30th Jul '16 11:19:52 AM RAMChYLD
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* Played with in ''Anime/DaisukiBuBuChaCha''- the titular Chacha dies while saving his owner's preschooler from an oncoming car. Then gets reincarnated into a toy car. And that was the start of the show.
23rd Jul '16 8:49:28 AM nombretomado
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%%* The {{WesternAnimation/Rugrats}} episode, "I Remember Melville". Chuckie has a pillbug named Melville which he takes in as a pet and as a friend. However, after only a few minutes in, he unexpectedly dies and it is here where Chuckie and the rest of the babies go through the process and concept of death.
* In the ''{{Sixteen}}'' episode "Fish and Make Up", Jude's pet fish [[ADogNamedDog (named Fish)]] dies at the end of the episode due to improper (yet well-meaning) care from his owner. Jude is quite broken up about it, and when Jen arranges a funeral, the main cast comes to term with Fish's death. By the way, this was the episode that got the show its first award nomination.

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%%* The {{WesternAnimation/Rugrats}} ''{{WesternAnimation/Rugrats}}'' episode, "I Remember Melville". Chuckie has a pillbug named Melville which he takes in as a pet and as a friend. However, after only a few minutes in, he unexpectedly dies and it is here where Chuckie and the rest of the babies go through the process and concept of death.
* In the ''{{Sixteen}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}}'' episode "Fish and Make Up", Jude's pet fish [[ADogNamedDog (named Fish)]] dies at the end of the episode due to improper (yet well-meaning) care from his owner. Jude is quite broken up about it, and when Jen arranges a funeral, the main cast comes to term with Fish's death. By the way, this was the episode that got the show its first award nomination.
18th Jul '16 11:13:29 AM Doug86
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%%* ''NoMoreHeroes'' toys with this. During the build-up to the #3 battle, It ''looks'' like they're going to kill Jeane, Travis's kitten, just to make the fight personal, but instead it's Travis's gym trainer, Thunder Ryu, who dies and Jeane walks back home without a scratch.

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%%* ''NoMoreHeroes'' ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes'' toys with this. During the build-up to the #3 battle, It ''looks'' like they're going to kill Jeane, Travis's kitten, just to make the fight personal, but instead it's Travis's gym trainer, Thunder Ryu, who dies and Jeane walks back home without a scratch.
9th Jul '16 8:24:33 PM jormis29
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* Disney's ''The Odd Life Of Timothy Green'', about an infertile couple who write down what they would like their child to be like on little paper slips, lock them in a box and bury it in their backyard. After a thunderstorm, a little boy named Timothy "grows" from the box, and the couple instantly adopts him. They prove to be bad parents, but Timothy gradually teaches them lasting lessons. As each of the requests from the paper slips are fulfilled, the leaves growing on Timothy's legs fall off one by one, and when they're all gone, [[BittersweetEnding he "dies" having done what he set out to do, and the couple then finds themselves model parents to a new adopted kid.]]

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* Disney's ''The Odd Life Of Timothy Green'', ''Film/TheOddLifeOfTimothyGreen'', about an infertile couple who write down what they would like their child to be like on little paper slips, lock them in a box and bury it in their backyard. After a thunderstorm, a little boy named Timothy "grows" from the box, and the couple instantly adopts him. They prove to be bad parents, but Timothy gradually teaches them lasting lessons. As each of the requests from the paper slips are fulfilled, the leaves growing on Timothy's legs fall off one by one, and when they're all gone, [[BittersweetEnding he "dies" having done what he set out to do, and the couple then finds themselves model parents to a new adopted kid.]]
6th Jul '16 2:39:49 PM Adept
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* Spoofed in ''Literature/NoMoreDeadDogs'' by GordonKorman, which starts out with the main character writing a book report about "Old Shep, My Pal", a fictional medal-winning book. He notes he knew Old Shep was going to die when he saw the award sticker, and then name-checks ''Literature/OldYeller'', ''Sounder'', ''Bristle Face'', and ''Literature/WhereTheRedFernGrows''.

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* Spoofed in ''Literature/NoMoreDeadDogs'' by GordonKorman, Creator/GordonKorman, which starts out with the main character writing a book report about "Old Shep, My Pal", a fictional medal-winning book. He notes he knew Old Shep was going to die when he saw the award sticker, and then name-checks ''Literature/OldYeller'', ''Sounder'', ''Bristle Face'', and ''Literature/WhereTheRedFernGrows''.
9th Apr '16 2:16:59 AM shamblingdead2
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* Thomas Sennett (Macaulay Culkin) in ''Film/MyGirl'' (1991).

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* Thomas Sennett (Macaulay Culkin) in ''Film/MyGirl'' (1991). Which, by the way, has a [[RecycledPlot remarkably similar plot]] to the above-noted ''Literature/ATasteOfBlackberries''.
31st Mar '16 11:42:50 AM Kartoonkid95
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* Invoked ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Thursdays with Abie". Grampa makes friends with an aspiring author, who writes a biography about his life. Later, Homer goes through the author's office and finds a UsefulNotes/Pulitzerprize application form and a draft of the book's final chapter saying that Abe died peacefully in his sleep, making him realize that the author is plotting to kill Grampa for the sake of getting the award.

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* Invoked ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Thursdays with Abie". Grampa makes friends with an aspiring author, who writes a biography about his life. Later, Homer goes through the author's office and finds a UsefulNotes/Pulitzerprize UsefulNotes/PulitzerPrize application form and a draft of the book's final chapter saying that Abe died peacefully in his sleep, making him realize that the author he is is plotting to kill Grampa for the sake of getting the award.
31st Mar '16 11:42:22 AM Kartoonkid95
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* Invoked ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Thursdays with Abie". Grampa makes friends with an aspiring author, who writes a biography about his life. Later, Homer goes through the author's office and finds a UsefulNotes/Pulitzerprize application form and a draft of the book's final chapter saying that Abe died peacefully in his sleep, making him realize that the author is plotting to kill Grampa for the sake of getting the award.
11th Mar '16 2:28:28 PM NaraNumas
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* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Jurassic Bark"- Fry finds the fossil of his dog, and the rest of the episode chronicles Fry dealing with the angst from the death of his dog, and his eventually letting it go in the end.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Jurassic Bark"- Fry finds the fossil of his dog, and the rest of the episode chronicles Fry dealing with the angst from the death of his dog, and his eventually letting it go in the end. The end of the episode makes this tragic by showing the dog spent the rest of its natural life waiting for Fry to come back, but this was retconned even later into showing Seymour did live and die happily with a time-paradox clone of Fry that was accidentally created by an unrelated incident.
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