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4th Dec '16 4:38:29 PM Andyroid
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** Strong Bad watches this trope play out on TV. He even describes it as such: "Oh, this is the one where the guy's mom shows the guy's girlfriend the pictures of the guy when he was a baby."
** In an early e-mail, Strong Sad waits for Strong Bad to leave before showing the audience a video of a young Strong Bad performing a very awkward stand-up comedy routine.

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** Strong Bad watches this trope play out on TV. He even describes it as such: "Oh, this is the one where the guy's mom shows the guy's girlfriend the pictures of the guy when he was a baby."
** In an the early e-mail, WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail "stand-up", Strong Sad waits for Strong Bad to leave before showing the audience a video of a young Strong Bad performing a very awkward stand-up comedy routine.routine.
** Strong Bad watches this trope play out on TV in "sibbie". He even describes it as such: "Oh, this is [[TheOneWith the one where]] the guy's mom shows the guy's girlfriend the pictures of the guy when he was a baby."
24th Nov '16 4:15:06 PM zarpaulus
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* ''DespicableMe'' has a scene where Gru's mother shows her adopted granddaughters an old photo of him as a kid wearing a "traditional" outfit.
25th Oct '16 3:24:24 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Film/SilverStreak'', GeneWilder is accused of being a murderer and appearing in the newspapers at the station is his old driver's license picture. When RichardPryor points it out to him, Wilder's character finishes his sentence with "I hate that picture".

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* In ''Film/SilverStreak'', GeneWilder Creator/GeneWilder is accused of being a murderer and appearing in the newspapers at the station is his old driver's license picture. When RichardPryor Creator/RichardPryor points it out to him, Wilder's character finishes his sentence with "I hate that picture".
23rd Oct '16 4:41:58 AM Phred
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheNewMrPeabodyAndShermanShow'' has Mr. Peabody's foster parents show a slideshow of family pictures to an audience on Mr. Peabody's TV show. When Sherman zooms in to highlight the zits on his high school band picture, the normally unfettered Mr. Peabody has a breakdown.
3rd Oct '16 4:47:05 PM Odacon_Spy
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-->-- '''Martin Reed''' (to [[AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents his mother]]), ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent''

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-->-- '''Martin '''Marten Reed''' (to [[AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents his mother]]), ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent''



* In ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'', there exists a photo of Martin as a small child innocently waving around a giant (think "size of his torso") floppy dildo, which his mother insists is the cutest thing ever. We get to see it at one point, and it actually is pretty cute.

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* In ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'', there exists a photo of Martin Marten as a small child innocently waving around a giant (think "size of his torso") floppy dildo, which his mother insists is the cutest thing ever. We get to see it at one point, and it actually is pretty cute.
11th Sep '16 7:35:49 AM StFan
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* ''Manga/SgtFrog'': At the start of an episode Aki, is showing everyone some old photos of Natsumi and Fuyuki when they were kids. She shows an old photo where after having wet the bed, Fuyuki has been hung on the washing line next to the blanket he soiled. Fuyuki quickly tries to cover up the photo.

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* ''Manga/SgtFrog'': ''Manga/SgtFrog'':
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At the start of an episode Aki, is showing everyone some old photos of Natsumi and Fuyuki when they were kids. She shows an old photo where after having wet the bed, Fuyuki has been hung on the washing line next to the blanket he soiled. Fuyuki quickly tries to cover up the photo.






* In one issue of {{Viz}}, Sid the Sexist ''actually manages to persuade a girl to come home with him'' - only for his mother to intercept them as they enter the house, drag them into the living room and proceed to totally ruin the whole thing by showing the girl albums upon albums of Sid's baby photos.
* [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Bill Watterson]] stated in an Anniversary collection that there should be a statute of limitations on old yearbook photos for just this reason.
-->'''Calvin''': Is this you with the keg and the [[FunTShirt "Party Naked" t-shirt]]?

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* In one issue of {{Viz}}, ComicBook/{{Viz}}, Sid the Sexist ''actually manages to persuade a girl to come home with him'' - only for his mother to intercept them as they enter the house, drag them into the living room and proceed to totally ruin the whole thing by showing the girl albums upon albums of Sid's baby photos.
* [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Bill Watterson]] stated in an Anniversary collection that there should be a statute of limitations on old yearbook photos for just this reason.
-->'''Calvin''': Is this you with the keg and the [[FunTShirt "Party Naked" t-shirt]]?
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* [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Bill Watterson]] states in an Anniversary collection that there should be a statute of limitations on old yearbook photos for just this reason.
-->'''Calvin:''' Is this you with the keg and the [[FunTShirt "Party Naked" T-shirt]]?
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--> '''[[spoiler:Asuka]]:''' And as good parents, it is of course our duty to take photos of her first birthday, wearing a cute hat and her whole face smeared full of cake to torture her with in a few years.

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--> '''[[spoiler:Asuka]]:''' -->'''[[spoiler:Asuka]]:''' And as good parents, it is of course our duty to take photos of her first birthday, wearing a cute hat and her whole face smeared full of cake to torture her with in a few years.



* ''Series/CriminalMinds''

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* ''Series/CriminalMinds''''Series/CriminalMinds'':



---> '''Garcia''': Derek Morgan, this is the ''67th message'' I left you. [[{{Blackmail}} If you don't answer I will be forced to show everyone that nude photo of you from art class, and not the good one either.]] I'm being serious.

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---> '''Garcia''': --->'''Garcia:''' Derek Morgan, this is the ''67th ''67[-[[superscript:th]]-] message'' I left you. [[{{Blackmail}} If you don't answer I will be forced to show everyone that nude photo of you from art class, and not the good one either.]] I'm being serious.



* On ''That70sShow,'' Eric worries that Kitty will show Donna all his old pictures when they start hanging out (despite the fact that they grew up together and she was ''there'' during the awkward times). They both laugh at his fantasy sequence, and he eventually accept how ridiculous he's being. Then the stinger is the two women going through a photo album, discussing all the embarrassing pictures of Eric.

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* On ''That70sShow,'' ''Series/That70sShow,'' Eric worries that Kitty will show Donna all his old pictures when they start hanging out (despite the fact that they grew up together and she was ''there'' during the awkward times). They both laugh at his fantasy sequence, and he eventually accept how ridiculous he's being. Then the stinger is the two women going through a photo album, discussing all the embarrassing pictures of Eric.



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* [[http://stfuparents.tumblr.com/ STFU, Parents]] documents parents who use Facebook to this effect.
* Pretty much the entire point of [[http://myparentswereawesome.tumblr.com/ My Parents Were Awesome.]]
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* Ian from Literature/StatlessAndTactless made a lot of stereotypical monochrome photography during his brief 'emo' phase. [[FatBastard Joe has collected every one of them so he'll]] [[NeverLiveItDown never live it down]].

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* [[http://stfuparents.tumblr.com/ STFU, Parents]] documents parents who use Facebook to this effect.
* Pretty much the entire point of [[http://myparentswereawesome.tumblr.com/ My Parents Were Awesome.]]
* Ian from Literature/StatlessAndTactless ''Literature/StatlessAndTactless'' made a lot of stereotypical monochrome photography during his brief 'emo' phase. [[FatBastard Joe has collected every one of them so he'll]] [[NeverLiveItDown never live it down]].



* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':



-->'''Katara:''' I was looking for cooking pots in the attic, and I found this! ''(flourishes a scroll with a painting of a baby next to a sandcastle)'' Look at Baby Zuko! Isn't he cute?\\
''(everyone croons; Zuko scowls)''\\

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-->'''Katara:''' I was looking for cooking pots in the attic, and I found this! ''(flourishes ''[flourishes a scroll with a painting of a baby next to a sandcastle)'' sandcastle]'' Look at Baby Zuko! Isn't he cute?\\
''(everyone ''[everyone croons; Zuko scowls)''\\scowls]''\\



'''Zuko:''' ''(flatly)'' That's not me. [[StrongFamilyResemblance It's my]] [[BigBad father.]]

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'''Zuko:''' ''(flatly)'' ''[flatly]'' That's not me. [[StrongFamilyResemblance It's my]] [[BigBad father.]]



* ''WesternAnimation/HomeMovies''

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* ''WesternAnimation/HomeMovies''''WesternAnimation/HomeMovies'':



* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' has [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WKUtkiEBAI This gem]]. Doofenshmirtz will never live it down. It's also a bit of a ContinuityNod because he mentions the video was lost. In a previous episode, a lot of his junk was dumped out of his aircraft.

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* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' has ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'':
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[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WKUtkiEBAI This gem]]. Doofenshmirtz will never live it down. It's also a bit of a ContinuityNod because he mentions the video was lost. In a previous episode, a lot of his junk was dumped out of his aircraft.



-->'''Amy:''' ''(to Farnsworth)'' Would you please take that down? It's making me hungry.

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-->'''Amy:''' ''(to Farnsworth)'' ''[to Farnsworth]'' Would you please take that down? It's making me hungry.



* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Call of the Cutie", Cheerilee shows a picture of herself from around the time she first got her cutie mark, and the kids all laugh at her [[IWasQuiteAFashionVictim outdated 80s fashion]].
-->'''Cheerilee:''' Yes, I know, but honestly, that's how ''everypony'' was wearing their mane back then.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
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In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Call of the Cutie", Cheerilee shows a picture of herself from around the time she first got her cutie mark, and the kids all laugh at her [[IWasQuiteAFashionVictim outdated 80s '80s fashion]].
-->'''Cheerilee:''' --->'''Cheerilee:''' Yes, I know, but honestly, that's how ''everypony'' was wearing their mane back then.



** In "The One Where Pinkie Pie Knows" Applejack thinks this of her own baby picture on her birth certificate.

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** In "The One Where Pinkie Pie Knows" Knows", Applejack thinks this of her own baby picture on her birth certificate.



* The ''HouseOfMouse'' episode "Max's Embarrassing Date" has Mickey introducing a cartoon and saying that Max loved it since he was "a tiny tot in diapers" and proceeds to show a baby picture of Max on a tricycle.

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* The ''HouseOfMouse'' ''WesternAnimation/HouseOfMouse'' episode "Max's Embarrassing Date" has Mickey introducing a cartoon and saying that Max loved it since he was "a tiny tot in diapers" and proceeds to show a baby picture of Max on a tricycle.
1st Sep '16 6:25:59 PM nombretomado
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* In VideoGame/ResidentEvil2, if you search Wesker's (yep, ''[[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder that]]'' [[TheMole Wesker]]) desk in the precinct [[GuideDangIt 50 times]] (or so) you can find some film you can develop (developing another piece of film is the solution to a puzzle). Or you can just see it [[http://residentevil.wikia.com/Film_D here]].

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* In VideoGame/ResidentEvil2, ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil2'', if you search Wesker's (yep, ''[[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder that]]'' [[TheMole Wesker]]) desk in the precinct [[GuideDangIt 50 times]] (or so) you can find some film you can develop (developing another piece of film is the solution to a puzzle). Or you can just see it [[http://residentevil.wikia.com/Film_D here]].



* In ''EndlessFrontier'', after the main protagonist Haken Browning [[spoiler:learned of his origins as an SuperSoldier ArtificialHuman]], his RobotGirl companion Aschen Brodel reminds him that she has in her memory banks video footage of him growing up from infancy. He demands that the data be deleted.

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* In ''EndlessFrontier'', ''VideoGame/EndlessFrontier'', after the main protagonist Haken Browning [[spoiler:learned of his origins as an SuperSoldier ArtificialHuman]], his RobotGirl companion Aschen Brodel reminds him that she has in her memory banks video footage of him growing up from infancy. He demands that the data be deleted.
1st Aug '16 7:12:40 PM Duffan
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* On ''That70sShow,'' Eric worries that Kitty will show Donna all his old pictures when they start hanging out (despite the fact that they grew up together and she was ''there'' during the awkward times). They both laugh at his fantasy sequence, and he eventually accept how ridiculous he's being. Then the stinger is the two women going through a photo album, discussing all the embarrassing pictures of Eric.
28th Jul '16 7:41:32 PM PaulA
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* In JudyBlume's ''Literature/{{Fudge}}'' novels, Peter's parents have one of him as a toddler, naked and holding a broom.

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* In JudyBlume's Creator/JudyBlume's ''Literature/{{Fudge}}'' novels, Peter's parents have one of him as a toddler, naked and holding a broom.
25th Jun '16 10:07:08 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''BikerMiceFromMars''. In the episode "A Scent, a Memory, a Far Distant Cheese", Charley, Modo and Throttle get a hold of Vinnie's very embarrassing baby picture. Oddly plot relevant, as it is used to help defeat that episode's villains.
* ''TheSimpsons''

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* ''BikerMiceFromMars''.''WesternAnimation/BikerMiceFromMars''. In the episode "A Scent, a Memory, a Far Distant Cheese", Charley, Modo and Throttle get a hold of Vinnie's very embarrassing baby picture. Oddly plot relevant, as it is used to help defeat that episode's villains.
* ''TheSimpsons''''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
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