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12th Dec '17 7:34:56 AM cdrood
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* In PlanesTrainsAndAutomobiles, it appears that Del's wife is this trope. We find out at the end it's much sadder.

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* In PlanesTrainsAndAutomobiles, ''Film/PlanesTrainsAndAutomobiles', it appears that Del's wife is this trope. We find out at the end it's much sadder.
12th Dec '17 7:33:53 AM cdrood
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*** It got so extreme that even the creators of the LongRunner apparently forgot/didn't know that there was something inside and referred to them as a race of robots in one serial.
12th Dec '17 7:27:27 AM cdrood
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* In PlanesTrainsAndAutomobiles, it appears that Del's wife is this trope. We find out at the end it's much sadder.
8th Dec '17 1:48:59 AM jormis29
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* In ''Series/TwoBrokeGirls'', Caroline's father, Martin, was originally unseen -- Justified because he's in jail, but both she and Max were shown talking to him on her phone. He has later appeared on screen, played by Steven Weber.

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* In ''Series/TwoBrokeGirls'', Caroline's father, Martin, was originally unseen -- Justified because he's in jail, but both she and Max were shown talking to him on her phone. He has later appeared on screen, played by Steven Weber.Creator/StevenWeber.
30th Oct '17 11:45:07 AM Epicazeroth
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* This trope applies equally to anyone considered a prophet in Islam -- thus, movies about figures considered prophets like Jesus(Isa) or Moses(Musa) are often banned in Islamic countries. [[UsefulNotes/{{Islam}} Muhammad]] is probably the most notable. Muslims have repeatedly threatened violence and murder when Muhammad is pictured in any way. This was not always the case [[note]] [[http://www.religionfacts.com/islam/things/depictions-of-muhammad-in-islamic-art.htm This page]] is a good starting point for understanding this[[/note]] and it's still a matter of contest among various Muslim sects. Until around the turn of the millenium, pictures of Muhammed were common in many Islamic countries.

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* This trope applies equally to anyone considered a prophet in Islam -- thus, movies about figures considered prophets like Jesus(Isa) or Moses(Musa) are often banned in Islamic countries. [[UsefulNotes/{{Islam}} Muhammad]] is probably the most notable. Muslims Depictions of Muhammad (typically in Western media) have repeatedly threatened often led to threats of or actual violence and murder when Muhammad is pictured in any way.by certain Muslim groups. This was not always the case [[note]] [[http://www.religionfacts.com/islam/things/depictions-of-muhammad-in-islamic-art.htm This page]] is a good starting point for understanding this[[/note]] and it's still a matter of contest among various Muslim sects. Until around the turn of the millenium, pictures of Muhammed were common in many Islamic countries.



* Karl Albrecht, one of the 10 richest people in the world, is a complete mystery to the public. What is commonly known about him and his brother is that they took over their mothers convenience store and created a business empire with a discount store chain. There are only a handful of photographs of his brother Theo, also a billionaire.

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* The Albrecht brothers, Karl Albrecht, one and Theo, formerly some of the 10 richest people in the world, is world (Karl even being in the top 10), were nearly a complete mystery to the public. public before their deaths. What is commonly known about him and his brother them is that they took over their mothers mother's convenience store and created a business empire with a discount store chain. There are only a handful of photographs of his brother Theo, also a billionaire.chain.
8th Oct '17 2:17:10 PM nombretomado
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* The extent to which Burnside is/is not willing to reconcile with his ex-wife Belinda in ''TheSandbaggers'' is a plot point in several episodes. However, she is never seen.

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* The extent to which Burnside is/is not willing to reconcile with his ex-wife Belinda in ''TheSandbaggers'' ''Series/TheSandbaggers'' is a plot point in several episodes. However, she is never seen.
28th Sep '17 12:30:55 AM babyhenchy1
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* Fire Lord Ozai from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' isn't shown for the first two seasons. Most of the time he was a shadow behind a curtain or too far to be seen in details, or only his back or legs are shown.

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* Fire Lord Ozai from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' isn't shown for the first two seasons. Most of the time he was a shadow behind a curtain or too far to be seen in details, or only his back or legs are shown. When he finally does show up, he appears as a surprisingly handsome man. Subsequent appearances are used to demonstrate that, appearances aside, he is as monstrous and evil as they come.
24th Sep '17 3:20:48 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{Blip}}'', K's roommate is only shown in silhouette, and never named.

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* In ''{{Blip}}'', ''Webcomic/{{Blip}}'', K's roommate is only shown in silhouette, and never named.
22nd Sep '17 12:49:10 PM waters20
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* In ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoSanAndreas'', Ryder, one of CJ's childhood friends, mentions his homie LB several times in his missions yet LB never makes an official appearance.
18th Sep '17 8:04:00 AM AnotherDuck
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** Also, Al's mother.
*** Wilson's mother.
* The main character's father in ''Series/CaptainNice''.
* Bernie "the bolt" on ''Series/TheGoldenShot''.

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** %%** Also, Al's mother.
*** %%*** Wilson's mother.
* %%* The main character's father in ''Series/CaptainNice''.
* %%* Bernie "the bolt" on ''Series/TheGoldenShot''.



* Peggy's mother in ''Series/MarriedWithChildren''. She is implied to be ''amazingly'' obese, so perhaps the idea is that the camera couldn't have fit her in?

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* Peggy's mother in ''Series/MarriedWithChildren''. She is implied to be ''amazingly'' obese, so perhaps the idea is that the camera couldn't have fit her in?in? The only thing visible about her is the vibrations in the house she causes when she moves.



* ''Series/{{Friends}}'' has "Ugly Naked Guy" who is blessedly always off-camera.
** The only time "Ugly Naked Guy" appeared on-screen, he was shot from the back (and thankfully above the waist).

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* ''Series/{{Friends}}'' has "Ugly Naked Guy" who is blessedly always off-camera.
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off-camera. The only time "Ugly Naked Guy" appeared on-screen, he was shot from the back (and thankfully above the waist).



* Red's wife Berince on ''Series/TheRedGreenShow'' was never seen (except in a Christmas special near the series end).

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* ''Series/TheRedGreenShow'':
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Red's wife Berince on ''Series/TheRedGreenShow'' was never seen (except in a Christmas special near the series end).
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