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22nd Jun '16 11:24:59 PM Pichu-kun
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* [[spoiler:Marnie]] from ''Anime/WhenMarnieWasThere'' is [[spoiler:Anna's grandmother]]. In a twist on the norm, [[spoiler:Marnie is the [[DeadAllAlong already deceased]] grandmother, who died when Anna was very young, as a ghost child. Anna doesn't recognize this until the climax of the film, and it's implied Marnie didn't know either]].

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* [[spoiler:Marnie]] from ''Anime/WhenMarnieWasThere'' is [[spoiler:Anna's grandmother]].Anna's [[spoiler:grandmother]]. In a twist on the norm, [[spoiler:Marnie is the [[DeadAllAlong already deceased]] grandmother, who died when Anna was very young, as a ghost child. ]] Anna doesn't recognize this until the climax of the film, and it's implied Marnie [[spoiler:Marnie]] didn't know either]].either.



* Prior to the Crisis reboot ''Franchise/WonderWoman'' had a twin sister named Nubia who was stolen by Mars, the God of war, after creation.

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* ''Franchise/WonderWoman'':
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Prior to the Crisis reboot ''Franchise/WonderWoman'' Wonder Woman had a twin sister named Nubia "Nubia" who was stolen by Mars, the God of war, after creation.creation.
** In the ComicBook/New52, Wonder Woman has a long-lost twin brother named "Jason".


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* The prototypical version of Brittany from ''Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks'' was a oneshot character named Charlene. In fan works she sometimes appears as a long lost sister or cousin to The Chipettes.
14th Jun '16 7:35:42 AM Wyldchyld
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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': Ichigo's appearance has always been compared to Kaien Shiba's appearance. It takes a long time to confirm that his father, Isshin, was the uncle of Kaien, Kuukaku and Ganju. It takes even longer to confirm that Ichigo's mother was the cousin of Uryuu's father, making Ichigo related to Uryuu as well.

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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': Ichigo's appearance has always been compared Ichigo is eventually revealed to Kaien Shiba's appearance. It takes a long time to confirm that his father, Isshin, was be the uncle cousin of Kaien, Kuukaku and Ganju. It takes even longer Ganju through his father (their uncle), explaining why Ichigo and Kaien look so alike. Ichigo is also eventually revealed to confirm that Ichigo's be related to Uryuu, as his mother was the cousin of Uryuu's father, making Ichigo related to Uryuu as well.father.
14th Jun '16 7:32:56 AM Wyldchyld
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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' drops a heavy doze of his when it's revealed in the final arc that [[spoiler: Ichigo is related to many, many, many important people that he already formed bond with from both sides of his parents. From his mother's side, he is a second cousin of Uryu (and thus a first cousin once removed of Ryuken) and, um, every other Quincies in existence, since all Quincies are descended from a common ancestor. From his father's side, he is related, possibly first cousin-wise, to the Shiba siblings: Kaien, Ganju, and Kukaku. This actually explains a lot about Kaien's inexplicable similarities to Ichigo and how fast Rukia (Kaien's protege) became close to Ichigo; he's basically Ichigo with black hair.]]

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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' drops ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': Ichigo's appearance has always been compared to Kaien Shiba's appearance. It takes a heavy doze of his when it's revealed in the final arc long time to confirm that [[spoiler: his father, Isshin, was the uncle of Kaien, Kuukaku and Ganju. It takes even longer to confirm that Ichigo's mother was the cousin of Uryuu's father, making Ichigo is related to many, many, many important people that he already formed bond with from both sides of his parents. From his mother's side, he is a second cousin of Uryu (and thus a first cousin once removed of Ryuken) and, um, every other Quincies in existence, since all Quincies are descended from a common ancestor. From his father's side, he is related, possibly first cousin-wise, to the Shiba siblings: Kaien, Ganju, and Kukaku. This actually explains a lot about Kaien's inexplicable similarities to Ichigo and how fast Rukia (Kaien's protege) became close to Ichigo; he's basically Ichigo with black hair.]]Uryuu as well.
24th Apr '16 8:15:29 PM Dimas28
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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' drops a heavy doze of his when it's revealed in the final arc that [[spoiler: Ichigo is related to many, many, many important people that he already formed bond with from both sides of his parents. From his mother's side, he is a second cousin of Uryu (and thus a first cousin once removed of Ryuken) and, um, every other Quincies in existence, since all Quincies are descended from a common ancestor. From his father's side, he is related, possibly first cousin-wise, to the Shiba siblings: Kaien, Ganju, and Kukaku. This actually explains a lot about Kaien's inexplicable similarities to Ichigo and how fast Rukia (Kaien's protege) became close to Ichigo; he's basically Ichigo with black hair.]]
16th Apr '16 12:31:59 AM Pichu-kun
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* In season 4 of ''Series/{{Elementary}}'', Joan meets her younger half-sister Lin. She originally met Joan as a client however Joan learned that they shared the same originally surname ("Wen"). Lin however had never intended on telling Joan of their relationship and only came to her for help.

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* In season 4 of ''Series/{{Elementary}}'', Joan meets her younger half-sister Lin. She originally met Joan as a client however Joan learned that they shared the same originally surname ("Wen").("Yeun"). Lin however had never intended on telling Joan of their relationship and only came to her for help.



* Wrestling/{{Kane}}, the long thought lost brother to Wrestling/TheUndertaker in Wrestling/{{WWE}}.[[/folder]]

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* Wrestling/{{Kane}}, the long thought lost brother to Wrestling/TheUndertaker in Wrestling/{{WWE}}.Wrestling/{{WWE}}.
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15th Apr '16 11:57:08 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''Anime/DragonballZ'' kicks off with the dual revelations that Goku A) is an alien and B) has a much stronger evil older brother.

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* ''Anime/DragonballZ'' ''Anime/DragonballZ'':
** ''Dragon Ball Z''
kicks off with the dual revelations that Goku A) is an alien and B) has a much stronger evil older brother.



* In ''Manga/FairyTail'', during the [[AlternateUniverse Edolas Arc]] [[spoiler: Happy unknowingly running into his parents while escaping from the Exceed]].
** Later on, it turns out Natsu is [[spoiler:Zeref's younger brother, or rather his ''resurrected'' younger brother]].

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* In ''Manga/FairyTail'', during ''Manga/FairyTail'':
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the [[AlternateUniverse Edolas Arc]] [[spoiler: Happy Happy]] unknowingly running runs into his parents while escaping [[spoiler:escaping from the Exceed]].
** Later on, it turns out Natsu [[spoiler:Natsu]] is [[spoiler:Zeref's [[spoiler:Zeref's]] younger brother, or rather his ''resurrected'' younger brother]].brother.



* In ''Anime/KillLaKill'', it's revealed later on that [[spoiler:[[TheHero Ryuko Matoi]] is [[TheRival Satsuki Kiryuin]]'s younger sister, who was used in experiments with Life Fibers as an infant and tossed away when her mother Ragyo believed her to be dead]].

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* In ''Anime/KillLaKill'', it's revealed later on that [[spoiler:[[TheHero Ryuko Matoi]] is [[TheRival Satsuki Kiryuin]]'s Kiryuin]]'s]] younger sister, who was used in experiments with Life Fibers [[spoiler:Life Fibers]] as an infant and tossed away when her mother Ragyo [[spoiler:Ragyo]] believed her to be dead]].dead.



* ''Franchise/StarWars'', natch.

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* ''Franchise/StarWars'', natch. natch:



** And Gunn Yage is Cade Skywalker's half-sister in the comics, making this trope InTheBlood. Makes one wonder if when Luke and Ben reach the Fallanassi leg of their journey, they'll discover that Akanah has a child.

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** And Gunn Yage is Cade Skywalker's half-sister in the comics, making this trope InTheBlood. Makes one wonder if when Luke and Ben reach the Fallanassi leg of their journey, they'll discover that Akanah has a child.



* ''Film/ZorroTheGayBlade'' has a SeparatedAtBirth sitch with Bunny Wigglesworth. Bunny knows they're brothers, but Diego hadn't known he had a brother.
** Diego did know he had a brother. But he hadn't seen his brother in years since Bunny had been in the Navy. Also, Bunny's birth name was Ramone and Diego wasn't aware that he had changed his name.

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* ''Film/ZorroTheGayBlade'' has a SeparatedAtBirth sitch with Bunny Wigglesworth. Bunny knows they're brothers, but Diego hadn't known he had a brother.
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brothers. Diego did know he had a brother. But he hadn't seen his brother in years since Bunny had been in the Navy. Also, Bunny's birth name was Ramone and Diego wasn't aware that he had changed his name.



* One of the ''Franchise/DisneyFairies'' films involves Tinkerbell finding out she had a sister she never knew of named Periwinkle.

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* One of the ''Franchise/DisneyFairies'' films involves Tinkerbell finding out she had a twin sister she never knew of named Periwinkle.



* [[Literature/TheDresdenFiles Harry Dresden]] discovers fairly early in his adventures that he has a long lost half-brother, [[spoiler: Thomas]].
** As of ''Changes'', [[spoiler: he now has a long lost daughter and grandfather as well. It's complicated, as it also makes Ebenezar ''Thomas's'' long-lost grandfather as well, but neither know about the other yet, and Maggie doesn't know about ''any'' of her living relatives. Actually, it seems Harry is the only person who knows the whole family tree]].

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* [[Literature/TheDresdenFiles ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'':
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Harry Dresden]] Dresden discovers fairly early in his adventures that he has a long lost half-brother, [[spoiler: Thomas]].
** As of ''Changes'', [[spoiler: he now has a long lost daughter [[spoiler:daughter]] and grandfather [[spoiler:grandfather]] as well. It's complicated, as it also makes Ebenezar [[spoiler:Ebenezar ''Thomas's'' long-lost grandfather grandfather]] as well, but neither know about the other yet, and Maggie doesn't know about ''any'' of her living relatives. Actually, it seems Harry is the only person who knows the whole family tree]].tree.



* On ''Series/{{Lost}}'' when Jack and Kate get off the island they concoct a ruse to protect the island from the outside world and part of this lie includes hiding the fact that Aaron is fellow 815 survivor Claire's baby and so they pass Aaron off as Kate's son. At the funeral for Jack's father Christian he meets Claire's mother Carol who tells him that her daughter was also Christian's daughter and that she was on the flight with Jack and her name was Claire.

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* On ''Series/{{Lost}}'' when ''Series/{{Lost}}'':
** When
Jack and Kate get off the island they concoct a ruse to protect the island from the outside world and part of this lie includes hiding the fact that Aaron is fellow 815 survivor Claire's baby and so they pass Aaron off as Kate's son. At the funeral for Jack's father Christian he meets Claire's mother Carol who tells him that her daughter was also Christian's daughter and that she was on the flight with Jack and her name was Claire.



* On ''Series/PushingDaisies'', Ned's DisappearedDad started a new family after abandoning Ned at boarding school, then pulled the DisappearedDad thing again. As a result, the Pie Maker has twin half-brothers.
** In a bit of a subversion, Ned's always been aware of the twins' existence; he just didn't want anything to do with them until recently.

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* On ''Series/PushingDaisies'', 'Series/PushingDaisies'':
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Ned's DisappearedDad started a new family after abandoning Ned at boarding school, then pulled the DisappearedDad thing again. As a result, the Pie Maker has twin half-brothers.
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half-brothers. In a bit of a subversion, Ned's always been aware of the twins' existence; he just didn't want anything to do with them until recently.



* Jessi of ''Series/KyleXY'' is not Kyle's sister, but she was born in the same laboratory and was cloned from [[spoiler: Kyle's biological father's lover]].
** At least until the ending which made them not be clones without explaining it very well.

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* ''Series/KyleXY'':
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Jessi of ''Series/KyleXY'' is not Kyle's sister, but she was born in the same laboratory and was cloned from [[spoiler: Kyle's biological father's lover]].
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lover]]. At least until the ending which made them not be clones without explaining it very well.



* On ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' two opposing factions played on [[spoiler: Gabriel Grey]]'s mental issues to manipulate him. The vehicle they used to do this? [[SubvertedTrope They lied]], telling him he was a long lost family member.

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* On ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' two ''Series/{{Heroes}}'':
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opposing factions played on [[spoiler: Gabriel Grey]]'s mental issues to manipulate him. The vehicle they used to do this? [[SubvertedTrope They lied]], telling him he was a long lost family member.



* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''

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* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'':



* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' pulls this one, with the twist of it being ''the android'' who's mother has shown up.
** And a couple of his brothers have shown up too. One is evil, the other just dumb.

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* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'':
** The series
pulls this one, with the twist of it being ''the android'' who's mother has shown up.
** And a
up. A couple of his brothers have shown up too. One is evil, the other just dumb.



* ''Series/{{Charmed}}''

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* ''Series/{{Charmed}}''''Series/{{Charmed}}'':



* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''

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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':



* ''Series/TheVampireDiaries''

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* ''Series/TheVampireDiaries'' ''Series/TheVampireDiaries'':



* ''Series/TheXFiles''

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* ''Series/TheXFiles''''Series/TheXFiles'':



* Turns out that ''Series/{{Dexter}}'' has [[spoiler: a brother he never knew about, who turns out to be the Ice Truck Killer of the first season]].

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* Turns out that ''Series/{{Dexter}}'' has [[spoiler: a brother [[spoiler:brother]] he never knew about, who turns out to be the Ice [[spoiler:Ice Truck Killer of the first season]].



* ''Series/MelrosePlace''

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* ''Series/MelrosePlace'' ''Series/MelrosePlace'':



* In the third season of ''Series/TeenWolf'', we get to meet [[spoiler: Derek's younger sister Cora, who was thought to be killed in the Hale fire]].

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* ''Series/TeenWolf'':
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In the third season of ''Series/TeenWolf'', we get to meet [[spoiler: Derek's younger sister Cora, who was thought to be killed in the Hale fire]].


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* In season two of ''Series/{{Gotham}}'' Oswald meets his long-lost father [[spoiler:at his mothers grave]]. His father didn't know he had a son until that moment.
* In season 4 of ''Series/{{Elementary}}'', Joan meets her younger half-sister Lin. She originally met Joan as a client however Joan learned that they shared the same originally surname ("Wen"). Lin however had never intended on telling Joan of their relationship and only came to her for help.
14th Apr '16 5:17:29 AM harostar
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* In ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'', Renji Yomo turns out to be the maternal uncle of [[CainAndAbel Touka and Ayato]] Kirishima. The siblings were still toddlers when he parted ways with their newly-widowed father, and he didn't see them again until they were teenagers. He's avoided telling them who he really is, partially out of guilt for how he feels his actions contributed to their father's eventual death.
7th Mar '16 7:57:46 PM AndreaTx
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** As of season 6 we now have Gwen, Christian, Mark and Johnny Campbell [[spoiler: (the last one dies before his introduction)]].

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** As of season Season 6 we now have introduces Samuel Campbell, the brothers' maternal grandfather, as well as cousins Gwen, Christian, Mark and Johnny Campbell [[spoiler: (the last one dies before his introduction)]].introduction)]].
**In season 8, the brothers encounter Henry Winchester, their paternal grandfather who was believed to have abandoned the family [[spoiler: (He used Men of Letters magic to time jump to the future but was killed before he could return to his own time.)]]



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13th Jan '16 6:44:39 PM WillKeaton
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* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' has [[spoiler:Zola la Sirène Dorée]] who was heavily implied (good resemblance) to be a relative of [[spoiler:[[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20090408 Lucrezia]]]] and thus [[spoiler:[[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20090701 Agatha]]]]. And eventually was revealed to be [[spoiler:[[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20100625 Lucrezia's niece]]]].

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* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' has [[spoiler:Zola la Sirène Dorée]] who was heavily implied (good resemblance) to be a relative of [[spoiler:[[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20090408 Lucrezia]]]] and thus [[spoiler:[[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20090701 Agatha]]]]. Agatha.]]]] And eventually was revealed to be [[spoiler:[[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20100625 Lucrezia's niece]]]].niece.]]]]
13th Jan '16 6:43:42 PM WillKeaton
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* Baron Helmut Zemo leader of the Masters of Evil once took the identity of Citizen V as part of the Masters plot to pretend to be a team of heroes called the ''Comicbook/{{Thunderbolts}}''. As Citizen V Helmut claimed that he was the grandson of the golden age Citizen when in fact Helmut's father Heinrich had killed the golden age Citizen V. Helmut was certain the original Citizen V had no descendants. A few years later Techno (worst friend ever) plays a prank on Helmut that pays off when Helmut gets decapitated by Scourge. Helmut finds himself in the body of the man who actually is Citizen V's grandson and Helmut has to go through a similar imposture all over again.

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* Baron Helmut Zemo Zemo, leader of the Masters of Evil Evil, once took the identity of Citizen V as part of the Masters plot to pretend to be a team of heroes called the ''Comicbook/{{Thunderbolts}}''. As Citizen V Helmut claimed that he was the grandson of the golden age Citizen when in fact Helmut's father Heinrich had killed the golden age Citizen V. Helmut was certain the original Citizen V had no descendants. A few years later Techno (worst friend ever) plays a prank on Helmut that pays off when Helmut gets decapitated by Scourge. Helmut finds himself in the body of the man who actually is Citizen V's grandson and Helmut has to go through a similar imposture all over again.
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