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10th Jan '16 5:41:44 PM nombretomado
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* Parodied in the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode ''Rock A Bye, Bivalve''. SpongeBob and Patrick raise an abandoned baby scallop, and when it leaves, [[HoYay Patrick says, "Let's have another."]]

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* Parodied in the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode ''Rock A Bye, Bivalve''. SpongeBob [=SpongeBob=] and Patrick raise an abandoned baby scallop, and when it leaves, [[HoYay Patrick says, "Let's have another."]]
8th Sep '15 1:21:33 PM TrickyTroper
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Note that examples where they do end up having a baby are straight uses too. It also doesn't matter whether they already have one or not, despite the name of this trope.
23rd Jun '15 4:25:30 PM nombretomado
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* Played for laughs at the end of the ''PinkyAndTheBrain'' episode in which the two mice "have a child" together via a botched cloning attempt.

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* Played for laughs at the end of the ''PinkyAndTheBrain'' ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain'' episode in which the two mice "have a child" together via a botched cloning attempt.



* ''KingOfTheHill'': Hank and Peggy get the urge to have another child after dealing the whole episode with Hank attempting to impregnate Ladybird. The next episode had Peggy failing over a dozen pregnancy tests because of Hank's narrow urethra resulting in a low sperm count, which is why Bobby is their only child. They give up afterwards. For a final, bitter twist of the knife, while they fail to have a baby, Hank's father Cotton impregnates his much-younger wife, leaving Hank and Peggy to watch those two become terrible parents to a beautiful baby they don't even want.
* Played for laughs in ''TheSimpsons''. In the episode ''Blame It On Lisa'', Lisa shows her parents a video of a Brazilian orphan she sponsors. Marge finds him so cute that she says she wants another kid. Homer refuses because he hasn't lost all the weight [[FridgeLogic he gained with Maggie's birth]].
** In the episode ''What Animated Women Want'', the school counselor gets fired and decides that she wants a baby.

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* ''KingOfTheHill'': ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'': Hank and Peggy get the urge to have another child after dealing the whole episode with Hank attempting to impregnate Ladybird. The next episode had Peggy failing over a dozen pregnancy tests because of Hank's narrow urethra resulting in a low sperm count, which is why Bobby is their only child. They give up afterwards. For a final, bitter twist of the knife, while they fail to have a baby, Hank's father Cotton impregnates his much-younger wife, leaving Hank and Peggy to watch those two become terrible parents to a beautiful baby they don't even want.
* Played for laughs in ''TheSimpsons''.''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''. In the episode ''Blame It On Lisa'', Lisa shows her parents a video of a Brazilian orphan she sponsors. Marge finds him so cute that she says she wants another kid. Homer refuses because he hasn't lost all the weight [[FridgeLogic he gained with Maggie's birth]].
** In the episode ''What "What Animated Women Want'', Want", the school counselor gets fired and decides that she wants a baby.
28th Mar '15 7:43:44 PM nombretomado
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* Parodied in the ''SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode ''Rock A Bye, Bivalve''. SpongeBob and Patrick raise an abandoned baby scallop, and when it leaves, [[HoYay Patrick says, "Let's have another."]]
* In ''FamilyGuy'', after just assisting his sister-in-law in giving birth, Peter first options to steal ''her'' baby, but then says this to Lois who agrees. [[spoiler:That is, until they realize that they're too busy with Stewie to take care of another baby]].

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* Parodied in the ''SpongeBobSquarePants'' ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode ''Rock A Bye, Bivalve''. SpongeBob and Patrick raise an abandoned baby scallop, and when it leaves, [[HoYay Patrick says, "Let's have another."]]
* In ''FamilyGuy'', ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', after just assisting his sister-in-law in giving birth, Peter first options to steal ''her'' baby, but then says this to Lois who agrees. [[spoiler:That is, until they realize that they're too busy with Stewie to take care of another baby]].
16th Mar '15 10:46:27 PM TrickyTroper
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A phrase frequently said by one of a married couple (usually the wife) that already have at least one child, especially if they're in their 40s or late 30s, generally past the age most people want kids, but before [[MyBiologicalClockIsTicking that biological clock stops ticking]]. Saying this sentence ''guarantees'' one of the following:

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A phrase frequently said by one of a married couple (usually the wife) that already have at least one child, especially if they're in their 40s or late 30s, generally past the age most people want kids, but before [[MyBiologicalClockIsTicking that biological clock stops ticking]]. Saying this sentence (or saying "Let's have a baby" if they don't already have one) ''guarantees'' one of the following:



'''Beware of unmarked spoilers''' since this trope is often used for foreshadowing of broken relationships or future deaths.

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'''Beware of unmarked spoilers''' since this trope is often often, but not always, used for foreshadowing of broken relationships or future deaths.



* In ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' Carla expresses a desire to have a child after Turk's injury results in him having to have a testicle removed. Interestingly enough, [[GroinAttack said injury was accidentally caused by their first child, Izzie.]] Turk disagrees at first, but eventually agrees to it. They have trouble conceiving, which leaves them both insecure, but by the end of season 8 Carla is pregnant again.

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* In ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' Carla expresses a desire to have a child after Turk's injury results in him having to have a testicle removed. Interestingly enough, [[GroinAttack said injury was accidentally caused by their first child, Izzie.]] Turk disagrees at first, but eventually agrees to it. They have trouble conceiving, which leaves them both insecure, but by the end of season 8 Carla is pregnant again.



* Believe it or not, Patrick says [[HoYay this]] to ''SpongeBobSquarePants'' after they take care of a baby scallop.

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* Believe it or not, Patrick says [[HoYay this]] to Parodied in the ''SpongeBobSquarePants'' after they take care of a episode ''Rock A Bye, Bivalve''. SpongeBob and Patrick raise an abandoned baby scallop.scallop, and when it leaves, [[HoYay Patrick says, "Let's have another."]]
9th Mar '15 7:39:40 PM TrickyTroper
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* On ''Series/TheYoungAndTheRestless'', Sharon suggests this to husband Nick. Subverted when (a)he refuses on the grounds that things have only just settled down following the recent premature birth of their son, and (b)the marriage does ''not'' break up. (Not then, anyway)

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* On ''Series/TheYoungAndTheRestless'', Sharon suggests this to husband Nick. Subverted when (a)he He refuses on the grounds that things have only just settled down following the recent premature birth of their son, and (b)the the marriage does ''not'' break up. (Not then, anyway)
28th Feb '15 2:17:08 AM eroock
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-->--''ComicStrip/BabyBlues''

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-->--''ComicStrip/BabyBlues''
-->-- ''ComicStrip/BabyBlues''
19th Feb '15 9:04:20 PM TrickyTroper
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* Plays for laughs in ''TheSimpsons''. When Lisa shows her parents a video of a Brasilian orphan she sponsors, Marge finds him so cute that she says she wants another kid. [[spoiler:Homer refuses because he hasn't lost all the weight he gained with Maggie's birth.]]
** A later episode uses this as the main plot: Marge wants to have another baby, but since Homer is sterile from working at the nuclear plant, they attempt to recover some sperm he'd previously had frozen, and wackiness ensues. Marge changes her mind after learning that he'd donated sperm in the past and there are lots of Homer-like children running around.
* The WesternAnimation/BabyBlues tv series actually has Darryl say this at the end of the Christmas special.

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* Plays Played for laughs in ''TheSimpsons''. When In the episode ''Blame It On Lisa'', Lisa shows her parents a video of a Brasilian Brazilian orphan she sponsors, sponsors. Marge finds him so cute that she says she wants another kid. [[spoiler:Homer Homer refuses because he hasn't lost all the weight [[FridgeLogic he gained with Maggie's birth.]]
birth]].
** A later In the episode ''What Animated Women Want'', the school counselor gets fired and decides that she wants a baby.
** The episode ''Adventures In Baby-Getting''
uses this as the main plot: Marge wants to have another baby, but since Homer is sterile from working at the nuclear plant, they attempt to recover some sperm he'd previously had frozen, and wackiness ensues. Marge changes her mind after learning that he'd donated sperm in the past and there are lots of Homer-like children running around. \n (Why they never considered adoption is a mystery.)
* The WesternAnimation/BabyBlues tv TV series actually has Darryl say this at the end of the Christmas special.



* In ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'', Francine gets really desperate to have another baby when Steve starts spending more time with his girlfriend than her. It culminates with her breaking into a sperm bank and threatening to "inject" herself with George Stephanopolis' "swimmers", at which point Stan finally manages to talk her down and convince her to let go.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'', the ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' episode ''Iced Iced Babies'', Francine gets really desperate to have another baby when Steve starts spending more time with his girlfriend than her. It culminates with her breaking into a sperm bank and threatening to "inject" herself with George Stephanopolis' "swimmers", at which point Stan finally manages to talk her down and convince her to let go.
2nd Feb '15 4:41:04 AM StFan
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->'''Wanda:''' ''Parenting is so hard and demanding, I can't stand it.''\\
'''Zoe:''' ''Ma-ma.''\\
'''Wanda:''' ''Let's have another one!''

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->'''Wanda:''' ''Parenting Parenting is so hard and demanding, I can't stand it.''\\
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'''Zoe:''' ''Ma-ma.''\\
Ma-ma.\\
'''Wanda:''' ''Let's Let's have another one!''one!



A phrase frequently said by one of a married couple (usually the wife) that already have at least one child, especially if they're in their 40's or late 30's, generally past the age most people want kids, but before [[MyBiologicalClockIsTicking that biological clock stops ticking]]. Saying this sentence ''guarantees'' one of the following:

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A phrase frequently said by one of a married couple (usually the wife) that already have at least one child, especially if they're in their 40's 40s or late 30's, 30s, generally past the age most people want kids, but before [[MyBiologicalClockIsTicking that biological clock stops ticking]]. Saying this sentence ''guarantees'' one of the following:






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* In the BackStory of ''FruitsBasket'', Tohru's father suggested another baby to her mother the night before he took suddenly ill and died.

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* In ''{{Alive}}'' Lilliana tells her husband she wants to have another baby. That night [[spoiler:an avalanche crashes in over the fuselage, killing several people, among others Lilliana.]]

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* In the BackStory of ''FruitsBasket'', ''Manga/FruitsBasket'', Tohru's father suggested another baby to her mother the night before he took suddenly ill and died.

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* In ''{{Alive}}'' ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'', Andy goes through a mid-life crisis of sorts and suggests this. Roger immediately tries to talk her out of it... only to start to recant when she suggests getting a Ferrari instead. By the end of the plot, though, Andy has given up on her mid-life crisis (but still wouldn't mind a Ferrari).
* ''ComicStrip/BabyBlues'' has Wanda swinging in and out of this one all the time.
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* In ''Film/{{Alive}}''
Lilliana tells her husband she wants to have another baby. That night [[spoiler:an avalanche crashes in over the fuselage, killing several people, among others Lilliana.]]

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-->'''Jessie''': Just one question... when would you like to start?\\
'''Becky''': Now works for me.\\
(to the bed, [[SexyDiscretionShot lights out]])

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-->'''Jessie''': -->'''Jessie:''' Just one question... when would you like to start?\\
'''Becky''': '''Becky:''' Now works for me.\\
(to (''to the bed, [[SexyDiscretionShot lights out]])out]]'')




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* In ''FoxTrot'', Andy goes through a mid-life crisis of sorts and suggests this. Roger immediately tries to talk her out of it... only to start to recant when she suggests getting a Ferrari instead. By the end of the plot, though, Andy has given up on her mid-life crisis (but still wouldn't mind a Ferrari).
* ''ComicStrip/BabyBlues'' has Wanda swinging in and out of this one all the time.

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\n[[AC:NewspaperComics]]\n* In ''FoxTrot'', Andy goes through a mid-life crisis of sorts and suggests this. Roger immediately tries to talk her out of it... only to start to recant when she suggests getting a Ferrari instead. By the end of the plot, though, Andy has given up on her mid-life crisis (but still wouldn't mind a Ferrari).\n* ''ComicStrip/BabyBlues'' has Wanda swinging in and out of this one all the time.\n\n[[AC:WesternAnimation]][[/folder]]

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14th Jan '15 1:03:59 AM LSBK
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* In ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' Carla expresses a desire to have a child after Turk's injury results in him having to have a testicle removed. Interestingly enough, [[GroinAttack said injury was accidentally caused by their first child, Izzie.]] Turk disagrees at first, but eventually agrees to it. They have trouble conceiving, which leaves them both insecure, but by the end of season Carla is pregnant again.

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* In ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' Carla expresses a desire to have a child after Turk's injury results in him having to have a testicle removed. Interestingly enough, [[GroinAttack said injury was accidentally caused by their first child, Izzie.]] Turk disagrees at first, but eventually agrees to it. They have trouble conceiving, which leaves them both insecure, but by the end of season 8 Carla is pregnant again.
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