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24th Jun '17 12:30:01 PM AndIntroducingALeg
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* The Hovis bread company used this device for a number of adverts, to tie in with the tag line "It's as good today as it's always been". [[https://youtu.be/6Mq59ykPnAE Here's a famous example]].
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25th Feb '17 7:41:32 PM nombretomado
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* FrankSinatra's "It Was a Very Good Year" sort of combines this with AgeProgressionSong. (''"When I was seventeen..."'')

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* FrankSinatra's Music/FrankSinatra's "It Was a Very Good Year" sort of combines this with AgeProgressionSong. (''"When I was seventeen..."'')
17th Feb '17 12:41:51 AM jormis29
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* ''MadMax 2 (The Road Warrior)'': At the end we discover that the elderly narrator is actually [[spoiler:the feral kid]].

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* ''MadMax 2 (The Road Warrior)'': ''Film/MadMax2TheRoadWarrior'': At the end we discover that the elderly narrator is actually [[spoiler:the feral kid]].
9th Jan '17 7:22:59 AM Gosicrystal
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* Slightly subverted in ''VideoGame/{{Okami}}''. At first, it seems like a disembodied voice retelling the story. It turns out that [[spoiler:Issun]] is really the narrator.
** Similarly in ''VideoGame/{{Okamiden}}'', however, instead of being [[spoiler: Issun]], it's [[spoiler: Kuni]]

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* Slightly subverted in ''VideoGame/{{Okami}}''. At first, it seems like a disembodied voice retelling the story. It turns out that [[spoiler:Issun]] is really the narrator.
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narrator. Similarly in ''VideoGame/{{Okamiden}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Okamiden}}''; however, instead of being [[spoiler: Issun]], [[spoiler:Issun]], it's [[spoiler: Kuni]][[spoiler:Kuni]]



* [[VideoGame/BionicCommando "Let me tell you about the man I met when I was young."]]

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* [[VideoGame/BionicCommando ''VideoGame/BionicCommando'': "Let me tell you about the man I met when I was young."]]"
30th Aug '16 7:25:50 PM nombretomado
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* The DustinHoffman flick ''Film/LittleBigMan''.

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* The DustinHoffman Creator/DustinHoffman flick ''Film/LittleBigMan''.
1st Jul '16 11:11:11 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{Bionicle}}'', Turaga Vakama is sometimes this.

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* In ''{{Bionicle}}'', ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'', Turaga Vakama is sometimes this.
28th Jun '16 11:03:50 PM Morgenthaler
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* Kvothe in ''TheNameOfTheWind'' is unusually young to play this trope straight, but he's looking back on himself from when he was younger nevertheless.

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* Kvothe in ''TheNameOfTheWind'' ''Literature/TheNameOfTheWind'' is unusually young to play this trope straight, but he's looking back on himself from when he was younger nevertheless.
25th May '16 6:50:22 AM Mdumas43073
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* ''Film/SummerOf42'' - Hermie reminisces about [[CaptainObvious the summer of 1942]], during which he lost his virginity at 15.

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* ''Film/SummerOf42'' - Hermie A man reminisces about [[CaptainObvious the summer of 1942]], during which he lost his virginity at 15.
25th May '16 6:50:02 AM Mdumas43073
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* ''Film/SummerOf42'' - Hermie reminisces about [[CaptainObvious the summer of 1942]], during which he lost his virginity at 15.
25th May '16 6:47:57 AM Mdumas43073
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