History Main / MissedHimByThatMuch

24th Jul '16 10:39:16 AM nombretomado
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* When the contents of CharlesDarwin's library were examined after his death, one of its books was found to contain a copy of Gregor Mendel's ground-breaking manuscript on genetic inheritance. Those particular pages were still uncut, indicating Darwin never got around to reading it. Many, many biologists have wondered WhatMightHaveBeen, had Darwin gotten to read the paper that clarified the one part of his theory (patterns/mechanisms of heredity) for which he'd not found decisive evidence.

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* When the contents of CharlesDarwin's UsefulNotes/CharlesDarwin's library were examined after his death, one of its books was found to contain a copy of Gregor Mendel's ground-breaking manuscript on genetic inheritance. Those particular pages were still uncut, indicating Darwin never got around to reading it. Many, many biologists have wondered WhatMightHaveBeen, had Darwin gotten to read the paper that clarified the one part of his theory (patterns/mechanisms of heredity) for which he'd not found decisive evidence.
23rd Jul '16 4:34:22 PM nombretomado
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* Issue #56 of YTheLastMan begins with Yorick and 355 in Paris, looking for Yorick's old girlfriend Beth [=DeVille=]. At the same time, Hero, the other Beth, Natalya, and Ciba are also in Paris looking for Yorick together. Yorick and 355 go into a pastry shop to get something to eat ''just'' before the other four women walk by the corner they were standing on.

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* Issue #56 of YTheLastMan ''ComicBook/YTheLastMan'' begins with Yorick and 355 in Paris, looking for Yorick's old girlfriend Beth [=DeVille=]. At the same time, Hero, the other Beth, Natalya, and Ciba are also in Paris looking for Yorick together. Yorick and 355 go into a pastry shop to get something to eat ''just'' before the other four women walk by the corner they were standing on.



* In ''CarlBarks'' story "Double Masquerade", DonaldDuck and [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse Scrooge McDuck]] impersonated each other for separate reasons. (Donald wanted out of being forced to [[ItMakesSenseInContext surf in winter]] and Scrooge wanted to [[TheScrooge avoid donating money to a charity organization]]). Neither of them knew about the other masquerading as him and the two of them came quite close to finding out when the two walked through a park.

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* In ''CarlBarks'' the Creator/CarlBarks story "Double Masquerade", DonaldDuck and [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse Scrooge McDuck]] impersonated each other for separate reasons. (Donald wanted out of being forced to [[ItMakesSenseInContext surf in winter]] and Scrooge wanted to [[TheScrooge avoid donating money to a charity organization]]). Neither of them knew about the other masquerading as him and the two of them came quite close to finding out when the two walked through a park.
27th Jun '16 7:53:22 PM dmcreif
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**It happens again in "Sunset" when Jesse accidentally leads Hank right to the RV while Walt is still inside it. Walt struggles to force the door shut even as Hank tries to pry it open. Walt is saved from being discovered due to the timely intervention of Junkyard Joe arriving to get into a squabble with Hank over whether the RV is a domicile or a moving vehicle, and Walt then having Saul's secretary call Hank to tell him that Marie has gotten into a car accident.
27th Jun '16 7:48:52 PM dmcreif
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* In ''Series/BreakingBad'', Hank's search for Walt in "Grilled" leads him to Tuco's compound. He pulls in just as Walt and Jesse (who have spotted his car from a distance and think it's Tuco's cousins coming to kill them) hide near the back of the compound. After Hank kills Tuco in the ensuing gunfight, he fails to notice Walt and Jesse fleeing on foot while he advances on Tuco's body.
9th Jun '16 4:42:53 PM TargetmasterJoe
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* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'': "Home Delivery", [=SpongeBob=] claims that town is in same direction as the moss growing on a rock. Squidward doesn't believe him and insists on going the other way. As it turns out, the town was just past that rock, on the mossy side.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'': "Home "Pizza Delivery", [=SpongeBob=] claims that town is in same direction as the moss growing on a rock. Squidward doesn't believe him and insists on going the other way. As it turns out, the town was just past that rock, on the mossy side.
16th May '16 4:59:56 AM LtFedora
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** Finally averted in Season 6. After five seasons of the Stark children trying to reach Castle Black, [[spoiler: Sansa finally arrives and is reunited with Jon Snow]].
16th Apr '16 1:14:44 PM ultimomant
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* In ''Series/TheFlash1990'', Officer Murphy doesn't believe the Flash is real because he never arrives in time to witness him in action.
16th Apr '16 12:08:57 PM CassandraLeo
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* In the fourth season première of ''Series/OrphanBlack'', Felix and Beth, a genetic twin of Felix’ foster sister Sarah [[spoiler:due to both being clones]], spend an entire scene in the same police station, but Felix never actually notices Beth. If he had, the entire plot of the show would have turned out quite a bit differently.
3rd Mar '16 4:40:47 PM johnsmithxxi
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* ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'': Miss Brooks keeps missing Mr. Boynton in "Mr. Boynton's Return". She finally catches him at the airport as he's about to leave town to visit his parents. [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Mr. Boynton decides to skip his flight, and spend the weekend in town so he can spend time with Miss Brooks.]]
3rd Mar '16 4:34:58 PM johnsmithxxi
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* ''Series/ILoveLucy'': In "Lucy Misses The Mertzes", the Ricardos and Mertzes walk in and out of the Westport, Connecticut train station, just barely missing one another time and again.
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