History Main / DoorStopBaby

16th Mar '17 3:04:12 PM roxana
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** Of course the problem with 'safe haven' laws is that present day social conditions mean that nobody ''has'' to abandon a baby rather than giving it up properly for adoption meaning that people who want to skip the paper work take advantage of the law while people mentally ill enough to actually abandon a baby continue to do so in dumpsters etc.
12th Mar '17 10:09:25 AM jamespolk
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* ''Film/{{Kolya}}'': Louka enters into a CitizenshipMarriage to get paid in order for allowing his Russian bride to emigrate to Czechoslovakia. But then the Russian bride lights out for West Germany...and then her aunt is killed in a car wreck. This chain of events leads to Louka the swinging bachelor very unexpectedly in charge of a five-year-old boy.
28th Feb '17 9:54:31 PM Veggieman
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* In ''Series/HotInCleveland'' the women find a baby left on their doorstep. It is revealed that Joy's son had come to visit and the baby is her new grandson, Wilbur.

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* In ''Series/HotInCleveland'' the women find a baby left on their doorstep. It is revealed that Joy's son Owen had come to visit and the baby is her new grandson, Wilbur.who had been left in fromt of the house while Owen went back to his car to get some things.
28th Feb '17 9:49:46 PM Veggieman
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* In ''Series/HotInCleveland'' the women find a baby left on their doorstep. It is revealed that Joy's son had come to visit and the baby is her new grandson, Wilbur.



* In ''Series/HotInCleveland'' the women find a baby left on their doorstep. It is revealed that Joy's son had come to visit and the baby is her new grandson, Wilbur.


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* In ''Series/HotInCleveland'' the women find a baby left on their doorstep. It is revealed that Joy's son had come to visit and the baby is her new grandson, Wilbur.


28th Feb '17 9:47:56 PM Veggieman
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\n*In ''Series/HotInCleveland'' the women find a baby left on their doorstep. It is revealed that Joy's son had come to visit and the baby is her new grandson, Wilbur.

17th Jan '17 5:30:43 PM nombretomado
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* This trope shows up in a lot of LooneyTunes - the attached note often says things like "Please take care of my Little Schnookums. Signed, Big Schnookums".

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* This trope shows up in a lot of LooneyTunes WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes - the attached note often says things like "Please take care of my Little Schnookums. Signed, Big Schnookums".
15th Jan '17 7:19:12 PM Phred
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* In ''WesternAnimation/AllHailKingJulien'', it's revealed Maurice was found by Julien's family when the two were babies. However, Maurice was left by his kind to die as a sacrifice to their gods, and not meant to be found and adopted.
11th Dec '16 9:58:55 PM scooter
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* Oswald Cobblepot -- alias The Penguin -- in the movie ''Film/BatmanReturns''. Not so much left on the doorstep as [[MosesInTheBulrushes Mosed]] to be [[RaisedByWolves Raised By Penguins.]]

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* Oswald Cobblepot -- alias The Penguin -- in the movie ''Film/BatmanReturns''. Not so much left on the doorstep as [[MosesInTheBulrushes Mosed]] Mosesed]] to be [[RaisedByWolves Raised By Penguins.]]
9th Nov '16 1:09:21 PM JoeMerl
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* The opening scene in ''Disney/MeetTheRobinsons'' shows Lewis's mother leaving him on the doorstep of the 6th Street Orphanage. Twelve years later, Lewis gets swept up in time-travel shenanigans and agrees to help Wilbur only if he'll take him back to that night so that he can meet his mom; Wilbur agrees, though to preserve history he has no intention of doing so. [[spoiler:In the end, Wilbur does take him back and Lewis is able to see himself getting left on the doorstep, but he chooses not to speak to his mom, since his trip to the future reveals that he's about to be HappilyAdopted]].

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* The opening scene in ''Disney/MeetTheRobinsons'' shows Lewis's [[ChildProdigy Lewis]]'s mother leaving him on the doorstep of the 6th Street Orphanage. Twelve years later, Lewis gets swept up in time-travel shenanigans and agrees to help Wilbur [[KidFromTheFuture Wilbur]] only if he'll take him back to that night so that he can meet his mom; Wilbur agrees, though to preserve history [[TheCakeIsALie he has no intention of doing so. so]]. [[spoiler:In the end, Wilbur does take him back and back, even though that risks his own existence, but Lewis is able to see himself getting left on the doorstep, but he chooses not to speak to approach his mom, since his trip to the future reveals that he's about to be HappilyAdopted]].HappilyAdopted. He is, however, the one who knocks on the door to alert [[ParentalSubstitute Mildred]] of his younger self's presence]].



* Leela in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' was one of these and, as an adult, she still has the basket. However, she was left with Cookieville, a minimum security "orphanarium", instead of adoptive parents. (Inside, there's a large ''pile'' of baskets by the door.) She eventually meets her [[spoiler:mutant]] parents and finds out [[PassFail why they left her there]].

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* Leela in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' was one of these and, as an adult, she still has the basket. However, she was left with Cookieville, a minimum security "orphanarium", instead of adoptive parents. (Inside, there's (The caretaker casually throws her basket onto a large ''pile'' pile of baskets by the door.others.) She eventually meets her [[spoiler:mutant]] parents and finds out [[PassFail why they left her there]].
29th Oct '16 12:19:44 PM nombretomado
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* Parodied in GTARadio's anime pastiche ''PrincessRobotBubblegum'', with a basket containing the heroine, a [[InnocentFanserviceGirl fully grown nude woman]], being dropped off at the doorstep of a DirtyOldMan.

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* Parodied in GTARadio's Radio/GTARadio's anime pastiche ''PrincessRobotBubblegum'', with a basket containing the heroine, a [[InnocentFanserviceGirl fully grown nude woman]], being dropped off at the doorstep of a DirtyOldMan.
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