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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.
16th Sep '17 5:47:28 PM nombretomado
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* Willy Zilla's desire of being recognized by his own merit instead of just being famous because [[MyDadTheRockStar his Dad is a rock star]] triggers this trope. Rock actually understands it, as ''his'' father is a cello player.

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* Willy Zilla's desire of being recognized by his own merit instead of just being famous because [[MyDadTheRockStar [[WesternAnimation/MyDadTheRockStar his Dad is a rock star]] triggers this trope. Rock actually understands it, as ''his'' father is a cello player.
31st Jul '17 9:03:29 AM Pastykake
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Enter this trope. This is when a child decides for him or herself that he isn't going to repeat the same mistakes that their parents have made. Maybe the child was raised with a {{Jerkass}} for a father, or mommy dearest was a {{Cloudcuckoolander}} of the worst kind. Or maybe they have just developed an interest that strays far away from their parent's preferences. Whether out of embarrassment or for the sake of rebellion, expect this to lead to CallingTheOldManOut.

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Enter this trope. This is when a child decides for him him- or herself that he s/he isn't going to repeat the same mistakes that their his or her parents have made. Maybe the child was raised with a {{Jerkass}} for a father, or mommy dearest was a {{Cloudcuckoolander}} of the worst kind. Or Or, maybe they have the child has just developed an interest that strays far away from their his or her parent's preferences. Whether out of embarrassment or for the sake of rebellion, expect this to lead to CallingTheOldManOut.


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* ''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.
21st Jul '17 7:13:28 PM PrincessSilly
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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.
6th Jul '17 4:37:47 PM Eievie
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[[quoteright:350:[[Webcomic/GirlsNextDoor http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/i_am_not_my_mother.jpg]]]]
28th Jun '17 7:29:08 PM LongTallShorty64
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* One of the major motivations of Dana Andrews' policeman character in the film noir ''WhereTheSidewalkEnds'' (no relation to the Shel Silverstein book).

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* One of the major motivations of Dana Andrews' policeman character in the film noir ''WhereTheSidewalkEnds'' ''Film/WhereTheSidewalkEnds'' (no relation to the Shel Silverstein book).
8th Apr '17 10:09:51 PM nombretomado
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* Fred Jones in ''ScoobyDooMysteryInc'' in regards to [[spoiler: both Mayor Jones and his biological parents]].

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* Fred Jones in ''ScoobyDooMysteryInc'' ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'' in regards to [[spoiler: both Mayor Jones and his biological parents]].
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