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15th Jan '18 5:22:00 AM Koveras
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* One of the first things said by Liara in ''Franchise/MassEffect'' is "I am not [[TheDragon my mother!]]".

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One of the first things said by Liara in ''Franchise/MassEffect'' ''VideoGame/MassEffect1'' is "I am not [[TheDragon my mother!]]".mother!]]". Which is ironic, considering how both she and her mother Benezia have been [[MagneticHero magnetically drawn]] to dashing, larger-than-life Spectres on a quest for galactic salvation, and eventually became their most ardent supporters and trusted confidantes. So, despite her claims to the contrary, Liara is NotSoDifferent from her mom... except that she either is a much better judge of character, or is just a whole lot luckier to have followed [[PlayerCharacter Shepard]] instead of someone like [[TheHeavy Saren]].
11th Dec '17 3:35:21 PM WillyFourEyes
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* Like ''[[IncrediblyLamePun hell]]'' [[AntiAntiChrist Rin Okumura]] (from ''[[Manga/BlueExorcist Ao No Exorcist]]'') is going to turn out like his [[{{Satan}} biological father]].

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* Like There's no way in ''[[IncrediblyLamePun hell]]'' [[AntiAntiChrist Rin Okumura]] (from ''[[Manga/BlueExorcist Ao No Exorcist]]'') ''Manga/BlueExorcist'') is going to turn out like his [[{{Satan}} biological father]].



* ''FanFic/JustAnUnorthodoxThief'': Inverted. [[spoiler:Lupin's daughter Riko]] and [[spoiler:Kirei's daughter Caren]] want to be just like their fathers, despite their fathers being "bad" men.

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* Inverted in ''FanFic/JustAnUnorthodoxThief'': Inverted. [[spoiler:Lupin's daughter Riko]] and [[spoiler:Kirei's daughter Caren]] want to be just like their fathers, despite their fathers being "bad" men.



* Cathal in ''Literature/HeirToSevenwaters''

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* In Creator/StephenKing's novel ''Literature/DoloresClaiborne'', Joe St. George, Jr does his very best to be the complete opposite of his father Joe Sr, who he hated. He ends up as a Democratic Party politician, a party his father hated (calling Roosevelt "Sheeny-velt").
* Another Stephen King novel, ''Literature/DoctorSleep'' has Danny, the grown-up son of Jack Torrence who now goes by Dan, attempt to stray from the demons that plagued his father. Said word-for-word in the final confrontation with Rose the Hat (leader of the True Knot), where she manages to briefly trick Dan into strangling Abra, while he says "Come and take your medicine!"
** Also in the original Shining one of Jack's source of angst was his abusive father which subconsciously influenced him.

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* Creator/StephenKing has used this in a couple of his novels:
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In Creator/StephenKing's novel ''Literature/DoloresClaiborne'', Joe St. George, Jr does his very best to be the complete opposite of his father Joe Sr, who he hated. He ends up as a Democratic Party politician, a party his father hated (calling Roosevelt "Sheeny-velt").
* Another Stephen King novel, ** ''Literature/DoctorSleep'' has Danny, the grown-up son of Jack Torrence who now goes by Dan, attempt to stray from the demons that plagued his father. Said word-for-word in the final confrontation with Rose the Hat (leader of the True Knot), where she manages to briefly trick Dan into strangling Abra, while he says "Come and take your medicine!"
** Also in the original Shining In ''Literature/TheShining'', one of Jack's source of angst was his abusive father which subconsciously influenced him.



* Arthur is trying to be this trope in ''Series/{{Merlin}}''. Sometimes he manages it, sometimes he doesn't.
** In one season five episode,where a group of villagers are expecting him to kill a magic user, he actually says it. "I'm not my father".

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* Arthur is trying to be this trope in ''Series/{{Merlin}}''. Sometimes he manages it, sometimes he doesn't.
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doesn't. In one season five episode,where 5 episode, where a group of villagers are expecting him to kill a magic user, he actually says it. "I'm not my father".



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* UsefulNotes/FormulaOne: Jacques Villeneuve, winner of the 1997 World Championships

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* In ''TabletopGame/{{Mysterium}}'', the playable character Ardhashir's family traditionally served the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. He decided he wanted none of it and instead went to travel the world and to hone his clairvoyant skills.



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* In ''TabletopGame/{{Mysterium}}'', the playable character Ardhashir's family traditionally served the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. He decided he wanted none of it and instead went to travel the world and to hone his clairvoyant skills.
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* In ''ElenaOfAvalor'', Sir Cassius is a very good sport and take losing well compared to his father, Lord Elrod, who is highly competitive and will play dirty to avoid losing.

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* In ''ElenaOfAvalor'', ''WesternAnimation/ElenaOfAvalor'', Sir Cassius is a very good sport and take losing well compared to his father, Lord Elrod, who is highly competitive and will play dirty to avoid losing.
10th Dec '17 6:10:48 PM Malady
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* ''TheHobbitTheBattleOfTheFiveArmies'': The realization that he is not his ''grand''father is the last push that allows Thorin to snap out of [[GoldFever Dragon Sickness]].

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* ''TheHobbitTheBattleOfTheFiveArmies'': ''Film/TheHobbitTheBattleOfTheFiveArmies'': The realization that he is not his ''grand''father is the last push that allows Thorin to snap out of [[GoldFever Dragon Sickness]].



* Lord Skärva in ''TheFourth'' dedicates himself to destroying [[TheHero Blank]], something he knows his father could never accomplish.

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* Lord Skärva in ''TheFourth'' ''Webcomic/TheFourth'' dedicates himself to destroying [[TheHero Blank]], something he knows his father could never accomplish.
22nd Nov '17 2:41:40 PM OlmoJV
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* ''Fanfic/OldWest'': Rattlesnake Jake never drinks himself into drunkenness because [[AlcoholicParent his father]] James Douglas [[DomesticAbuse beat Jake's mother Selena]] every night when he returned home under the influence until it lead to her death.

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* ''Fanfic/OldWest'': Rattlesnake Jake never drinks himself into drunkenness because [[AlcoholicParent his father]] James Douglas [[DomesticAbuse beat Jake's mother Selena]] every night when he returned home under the influence until it lead to her death. When Jake finds his lover Grace beaten by her husband, the following ExtremeMeleeRevenge is partly influenced by the flashback Jake has of his last night with his parents and his father's words of Jake becoming a man like him. In the following chapter, Jake continues acting on this trope by ultimately deciding ''not'' to [[DrowningMySorrows drink in order to cope with his strained relationship with Grace]].
-->'''Jake''': My daddy had his weakness. It destroyed him. Now I've got my own.
17th Nov '17 11:20:33 AM Jubileus57
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Mysterium}}'', the playable character Ardhashir's family traditionally served the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. He decided he wanted none of it and instead went to travel the world and to hone his clairvoyant skills.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Mysterium}}'', ''TabletopGame/{{Mysterium}}'', the playable character Ardhashir's family traditionally served the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. He decided he wanted none of it and instead went to travel the world and to hone his clairvoyant skills.
17th Nov '17 11:17:44 AM Jubileus57
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Mysterium}}'', the playable character Ardhashir's family traditionally served the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. He decided he wanted none of it and instead went to travel the world and to hone his clairvoyant skills.
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19th Sep '17 8:21:58 PM tyrekecorrea
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** In "Lisa's Substitute," Lisa is anxious about introducing Mr. Bergstrom to Homer, as Homer isn't academically inclined.

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** In "Lisa's Substitute," Lisa is anxious about terrified of introducing Mr. Bergstrom to Homer, as Homer isn't academically inclined. This gives us the page quote for BumblingDad.
19th Sep '17 8:18:56 PM tyrekecorrea
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Lisa discovers that Marge used to be a genius until meeting Homer essentially made her decide she didn't care about her future. So Lisa vows to be absolutely nothing like her mother, much to Marge's horror.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Lisa discovers that Marge used to be a genius until meeting Homer essentially made her decide she didn't care about her future. So Lisa vows to be absolutely nothing like her mother, much to Marge's horror.horror.
** In "Lisa's Substitute," Lisa is anxious about introducing Mr. Bergstrom to Homer, as Homer isn't academically inclined.



* In ''ElenaofAvalor'', Sir Cassius is a very good sport and take losing well compared to his father, Lord Elrod, who is highly competitive and will play dirty to avoid losing.

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* In ''ElenaofAvalor'', ''ElenaOfAvalor'', Sir Cassius is a very good sport and take losing well compared to his father, Lord Elrod, who is highly competitive and will play dirty to avoid losing.
19th Sep '17 8:06:36 PM tyrekecorrea
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* The titular character in the film adaptation of ''Film/Matilda'' says "I'm nothing like my father!" when Miss Trunchbull assumes that Matilda and her father Harry conspired to sell Trunchbull a lemon car.

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* The titular character in the film adaptation of ''Film/Matilda'' ''Film/{{Matilda}}'' says "I'm nothing like my father!" when Miss Trunchbull assumes that Matilda and her father Harry conspired to sell Trunchbull a lemon car.
19th Sep '17 8:04:08 PM tyrekecorrea
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* The titular character in the film adaptation of ''Film/Matilda'' says "I'm nothing like my father!" when Miss Trunchbull assumes that Matilda and her father Harry conspired to sell Trunchbull a lemon car.
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