History Main / FakingAmnesia

31st May '18 1:02:41 PM catmuto
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ''Manga/{{Arisa}}'' has the titular character pretend to have developed [[TraumaInducedAmnesia amnesia after she]] [[DrivenToSuicide threw herself out of a window]].
8th Apr '18 2:44:39 PM josh6243
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* In ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsX'', [[Manga/MobileSuitCrossboneGundam Tobia]] fakes amnesia to avoid explaining his situation to the others, more specifically the ones who come from Tobia's past in the UC Gundam timeline.
3rd Jan '18 12:12:59 AM Polokun
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Seemingly subverted but actually played straight by Xehanort. [[It's assumed that he lost his memory after the fight against Aqua at the end of Birth By Sleep, but Braig in a flashback in Dream Drop Distance thinks he never lost his memory at all. The truth is he did lose his memory, he just recovered it quicker then people think.]]

to:

** Seemingly subverted but actually played straight by Xehanort. [[It's [[spoiler: It's assumed that he lost his memory after the fight against Aqua at the end of Birth By Sleep, but Braig in a flashback in Dream Drop Distance thinks he never lost his memory at all. The truth is he did lose his memory, he just recovered it quicker then people think.]]
3rd Jan '18 12:12:41 AM Polokun
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** Seemingly subverted but actually played straight by Xehanort. [[It's assumed that he lost his memory after the fight against Aqua at the end of Birth By Sleep, but Braig in a flashback in Dream Drop Distance thinks he never lost his memory at all. The truth is he did lose his memory, he just recovered it quicker then people think.]]
10th Dec '17 2:21:26 PM bwburke94
Is there an issue? Send a Message


[[quoteright:223:[[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/amnesia_stuff.jpg]]]]
[[caption-width-right:223:Dad isn't fooled...]]



[[quoteright:223:[[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/amnesia_stuff.jpg]]]]
[[caption-width-right:223:Dad isn't fooled...]]

to:

[[quoteright:223:[[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/amnesia_stuff.jpg]]]]
[[caption-width-right:223:Dad isn't fooled...]]
27th Nov '17 2:47:49 PM Unicorndance
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

->'''Mrs Burns''': "Right, what's this about losing your memory?"
->'''Bertie''': "Um ... yes. It just seems to keep um ... going."
->'''Mrs Burns''': "Really? So you don't remember Angela's invitation?"
->'''Bertie''': "What invitation?"
->'''Mrs Burns''': "That's a pity, because there's a film you wanted to see at the weekend. I expect you've forgotten that too?"
->'''Bertie''': "''Pirates of Blood Island''!"
->'''Mrs Burns''': "Ah, so your memory ''is'' working!"
->'''Bertie''': "I ... um ... remember some things. But other things I forget."
-->'''''Literature/DirtyBertie''''', "Worms"


Added DiffLines:

* In the ''Literature/DirtyBertie'' story "Worms!", Bertie pretends to have a very selective form of amnesia to try and get out of going to [[NosyNeighbour Angela]]'s party, but it doesn't work.
26th Oct '17 1:25:31 PM FF32
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* In the ''Series/{{CSI}}'' episode "Fallen Idols", a high school cheerleader goes missing after a DeadlyPrank on her cheating boyfriend. When she's found heavily injured later, she pretends not to remember anything, but Grissom quickly calls her out.
-->'''Grissom''': I wish I could get selective amnesia. There's a lot in my past I'd like to forget about.
18th Sep '17 6:11:25 AM Morgenthaler
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:


[[folder:Real Life]]
* During the Nuremberg Trials and the lead-up to it, former Nazi Party deputy Rudolf Hess pretended that he had lost most of his memories, making a show out of not recognizing the other defendants. None of the prosecutors nor any of his former colleagues were buying it.
[[/folder]]
14th Jul '17 10:25:20 AM thegiggleloop
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* In ''Series/TheXFiles'', Mulder jokingly pretends to not know who Scully is for a brief moment in the episode "Deadalive".
28th Jun '17 6:40:21 PM Flynt_Coal
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ''Fanfic/MyLittleWesker'' has the titular villain do this to keep the ponies from finding out about his DarkAndTroubledPast, and more importantly, his former status as the BigBad of his [[Franchise/ResidentEvil home series]].
This list shows the last 10 events of 85. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.FakingAmnesia