History Main / LongLostRelative

23rd Jun '17 9:19:44 PM harostar
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* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' has several of these:
** A Justified case with Eren and Zeke Yeager, half-brothers that only learn about each other after crossing paths on opposing sides. After escaping execution, Grisha started over and never told Eren about his original family.
** Krista Lenz/Historia Reiss and her father, Rod Reiss. It was almost a decade before she met her father for the first time.
** Mikasa and Levi learn that they are distant relatives, both members of the near-extinct Ackerman Clan. Kenny also eventually reveals that he was Levi's maternal uncle, and that was the reason for taking him in as a child.
19th Jun '17 4:06:20 AM CaptainTedium
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* When the vampiric Barnabas Collins introduced himself to the Collins family on ''Series/{{Dark Shadows}}'', he passed himself off as a long-lost cousin from the "English branch of the family." Strictly speaking that's absolutely true, just not quite how the Collins family took it.

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* When the vampiric Barnabas Collins introduced himself to the Collins family on ''Series/{{Dark Shadows}}'', ''Series/DarkShadows'', he passed himself off as a long-lost cousin from the "English branch of the family." Strictly speaking that's absolutely true, just not quite how the Collins family took it.it.
* The ''Series/{{Dinosaurs}}'' episode "Into the Woods" had Roy Hess reveal that he was separated from his father Les at a young age. Near the end of the episode, he meets an elderly Tyrannosaurus named Les who mentions being separated from his son Roy years ago. The episode ends before the two make the connection.
27th May '17 4:47:20 PM darkemyst
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* ''ComicBook/{{Impulse}}'': Bart (who is from the future) discovers that he is half-brother to Captain Boomerang II, on his mother's side.
24th May '17 6:17:48 PM Skylite
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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'': In the 2017 Season Five, Aku discovers he has a long lost [[spoiler: daughter. Ashi, born of the High Priestess of the Daughters of Aku cult, who drank Aku's essence and apparently bore six daughters from doing so. Ashi is the only survivor when they attack Jack.]] When Aku finds out, he promptly possesses them and uses them to attack Jack.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'': In the 2017 Season Five, Aku discovers he has a long lost [[spoiler: daughter. Ashi, born of the High Priestess of the Daughters of Aku cult, who drank Aku's essence and apparently bore six daughters from doing so. They're raised to hate Jack and when sent to kill him, only Ashi is the only survivor when they attack Jack.survives.]] When Aku finds out, he promptly possesses them and uses them to attack Jack.
24th May '17 5:21:39 PM Skylite
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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'': In the 2017 Season Five, Aku discovers he has a long lost [[spoiler: daughter. Ashi, born of the High Priestess of the Daughters of Aku cult, who drank Aku's essence and apparently bore six daughters from doing so. Ashi is the only survivor when they attack Jack.]] When Aku finds out, he promptly possesses her and sends her to attack Jack.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'': In the 2017 Season Five, Aku discovers he has a long lost [[spoiler: daughter. Ashi, born of the High Priestess of the Daughters of Aku cult, who drank Aku's essence and apparently bore six daughters from doing so. Ashi is the only survivor when they attack Jack.]] When Aku finds out, he promptly possesses her them and sends her uses them to attack Jack.
24th May '17 5:20:34 PM Skylite
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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'': In the 2017 Season Five, Aku discovers he has a long lost [[spoiler: daughter. Ashi, born of the High Priestess of the Daughters of Aku cult, who drank Aku's essence and apparently bore six daughters from doing so. Ashi is the only survivor when they attack Jack.]] When Aku finds out, he promptly possesses her and sends her to attack Jack.
24th May '17 5:13:33 PM Skylite
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** Polaris is un-retconned and re-revealed to be the daughter of Magneto; thus she is the half-sister of the Comicbook/ScarletWitch and her former X-Factor teammate Comicbook/{{Quicksilver}} (and their dead sister Anya).

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** Polaris is un-retconned and re-revealed to be the daughter of Magneto; thus she is the half-sister of the Comicbook/ScarletWitch and her former X-Factor teammate Comicbook/{{Quicksilver}} (and their dead sister Anya). As of the events of Axis, the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver may [[RetGone no longer be related]] to Magneto until another retcon.
17th May '17 11:31:42 PM Gamermaster
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* ''Anime/{{SailorMoon}}'': [=ChibiUsa=]/Rini arrives and stays with the Tsukinos pretending to be a distant cousin. Everyone constantly compares her and Usagi/Serena. From their hair styles, their childish behavior, their love for Mamoru/Darien. It's eventually revealed that she's their daughter from the future and Really700YearsOld

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* ''Anime/{{SailorMoon}}'': ''Anime/SailorMoon'': [=ChibiUsa=]/Rini arrives and stays with the Tsukinos pretending to be a distant cousin. Everyone constantly compares her and Usagi/Serena. From their hair styles, their childish behavior, their love for Mamoru/Darien. It's eventually revealed that she's their daughter from the future and Really700YearsOld
9th May '17 5:11:21 AM jormis29
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** This trope is the only thing that saved the show after ShannenDoherty left and her character, Prue, was KilledOffForReal. In the first episode of the fourth season, Piper and Phoebe find out that the affair their mother had with their Whitelighter ([[ArcWelding that was fortunately established a season and a half earlier]]) led to the birth of their younger half-sister, Paige.

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** This trope is the only thing that saved the show after ShannenDoherty Creator/ShannenDoherty left and her character, Prue, was KilledOffForReal. In the first episode of the fourth season, Piper and Phoebe find out that the affair their mother had with their Whitelighter ([[ArcWelding that was fortunately established a season and a half earlier]]) led to the birth of their younger half-sister, Paige.
30th Apr '17 5:12:03 PM Kendrix
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* {{Mahabharata}}: Much to their dismay, Arjun and his brothers come to find that [[TheDragon their sheming cousin's right hand man Karna]] is actually ''their older brother'', whom their mother abandoned after giving birth to him out of wedlock, leaving him to be brought up by low-ranking commoners & receive much mockery for his supposedly "low birth" despite [[TheAce his prowess as a warrior]]). They only find out after they've killed him in [[SucessionCrisis a bloody, costly war of succession]].
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