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* ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers''' "The Invisible Hand of Fate" revealed the start of Billy and Pete's friendship and Phantom Limb becoming a supervillain.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers''' "The Invisible Hand of Fate" revealed the start of Billy and Pete's friendship and Phantom Limb becoming a supervillain.supervillain, as well as explain how Brock became the Ventures' bodyguard.
24th Jun '16 4:49:44 PM Gamermaster
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* The entirety of ''Anime/SpacePatrolLuluco'' is revealed to be one for [[spoiler: The Creator/StudioTrigger mascot "Trigger-chan".]]
23rd Jun '16 7:28:27 AM Clare
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* The ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' episode "Go West, Young Meowth" explores Meowth's origins, in particular the fact that he taught himself to speak human language in an attempt to impress a female Meowth named Meowzy. However, this backfired when Meowzy told him he was a "freak".
10th Jun '16 1:44:58 AM pvsage
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* ''MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':

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* ''MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
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* The season four premiere of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' serves as one for the Elements of Harmony.

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The season four premiere of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' serves as one for the Elements of Harmony.


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** The season two episode "Hearth's Warming Eve" has a winter pageant about the founding of Equestria.
1st May '16 9:57:01 PM NESBoy
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' has five of these presented as {{Whole Episode Flashback}}s -- "The Way We Was" (showing how Homer and Marge first met and began dating), "I Married Marge" (which details the circumstances behind their marriage, how Homer came to work at the nuclear power plant, and culminates with the birth of Bart), "Lisa's First Word" (which had the family move to 742 Evergreen Terrace, Lisa's birth, and how Bart dealt with having a younger sibling), "And Maggie Makes Three" (which is about how Homer had to deal with Marge's pregnancy with Maggie), and "The Way We Weren't" (which reveals Homer and Marge's ForgottenFirstMeeting).
29th Apr '16 1:05:09 AM Morgenthaler
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Compare with a PilotEpisode, which usually sets up the origins of the main characters and setting in the first episode. Television characters can have an Origin Episode of sorts if they receive ADayInTheLimelight or a LowerDeckEpisode. See also StartOfDarkness.

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Compare with a PilotEpisode, which usually sets up the origins of the main characters and setting in the first episode. Television characters can have an Origin Episode of sorts if they receive ADayInTheLimelight or a LowerDeckEpisode. See also StartOfDarkness.
StartOfDarkness, for when the Origin Story shows the rise of a villain.
23rd Apr '16 10:13:04 PM Pichu-kun
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* There was an issue of the UK G1 ''ComicBook/MyLittlePony'' comics that showcased the origins of the Twinkle-eyed ponies. They were kept by a wizard as slaves and forced to live underground mining gems. They end up becoming blind due to the lack of light. Applejack saves them and they begin to use gems as replacements for their eyes.



** Subverted with ''VideoGame/RaymanOrigins''. It was [[WhatCouldHaveBeen originally]] intended to be the origin of Franchise/{{Rayman}}. Its plot change but its title did not.

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** Subverted with ''VideoGame/RaymanOrigins''. It was [[WhatCouldHaveBeen originally]] intended to be the origin of Franchise/{{Rayman}}. Its plot change changed but its title did not.
23rd Apr '16 10:07:47 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' anime

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* There was quite a big arc in the manga of ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' explaining Hoenheim and Homonculous' origins.

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* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'':
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There was quite a big arc in the manga of ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' explaining Hoenheim that explained Hoenheim's and the Homonculous' origins.



* ''Franchise/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'':

























* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword'' explains the origin of the Master Sword; more specifically, how the Master Sword used to be a sentient being and originated as the Goddess Sword. It also explains where Zelda's magical power comes from ([[spoiler:she's the reincarnation of the goddess Hylia]]), and why Link is always reincarnated ([[spoiler:he's Hylia's chosen hero]])

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''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword'' explains the origin of the Master Sword; more specifically, how the Master Sword used to be a sentient being and originated as the Goddess Sword. It also explains where Zelda's magical power comes from ([[spoiler:she's the reincarnation of the goddess Hylia]]), and why Link is always reincarnated ([[spoiler:he's Hylia's chosen hero]])



** ''VideoGame/RaymanOrigins''

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** ''VideoGame/RaymanOrigins''Subverted with ''VideoGame/RaymanOrigins''. It was [[WhatCouldHaveBeen originally]] intended to be the origin of Franchise/{{Rayman}}. Its plot change but its title did not.






















* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales''

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** Its SequelSeries, ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'', has one in ''Beginnings'', a two part FlashBack that explains how the Avatar Cycle began, as well as [[UltimateEvil what]] is causing the spirits to go berserk and start attacking humans once again.
* This was the plot point of the ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' episode "Seems Like Old Crimes", which focused on Aladdin telling everyone the story of how he and Abu first met, long before the events of the first movie.

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** * Its SequelSeries, ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'', has one in ''Beginnings'', a two part FlashBack that explains how the Avatar Cycle began, as well as [[UltimateEvil what]] is causing the spirits to go berserk and start attacking humans once again.
* This was the plot point of the ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' ''WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries'' episode "Seems Like Old Crimes", which focused on Aladdin telling everyone the story of how he and Abu first met, long before the events of the first movie.



* ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' "A Sitch In Time" shows the backstory of how Kim and Ron met and the first mission that started their careers as crimefighters.
** Ironically, their first mission was because of a typo, so you might say it was destiny that led to them becoming heroes.

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* ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' "A Sitch In Time" shows the backstory of how Kim and Ron met and the first mission that started their careers as crimefighters.
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crimefighters. Ironically, their first mission was because of a typo, so you might say it was destiny that led to them becoming heroes.



* While the ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' episode "Holly Jolly Secrets" doesn't reveal Ice King's origin until the end, the episode is about Finn and Jake trying to figure out the Ice King's "evil secret" by watching his video diary.
** "Orgalorg" tells the origin of [[spoiler:Gunter the penguin, of all characters. Specifically, he's actually the titular EldritchAbomination, and he was trapped on Earth in the form of a penguin for trying to harness the power of a comet]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'':
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While the ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' episode "Holly Jolly Secrets" doesn't reveal Ice King's origin until the end, the episode is about Finn and Jake trying to figure out the Ice King's "evil secret" by watching his video diary.
** "Orgalorg" tells the origin of [[spoiler:Gunter the penguin, penguin]], of all characters. Specifically, he's actually the titular [[spoiler:itular EldritchAbomination, and he was trapped on Earth in the form of a penguin for trying to harness the power of a comet]].



* The ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' episode "[[Recap/StevenUniverseS2E25TheAnswer The Answer]]", serves as an origin story for Garnet. It details in a WholeEpisodeFlashback how [[spoiler: Ruby and Sapphire first met and came to fall in love with each other through fusing into Garnet.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'':
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The ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' episode "[[Recap/StevenUniverseS2E25TheAnswer The Answer]]", serves as an origin story for Garnet. It details in a WholeEpisodeFlashback how [[spoiler: Ruby and Sapphire first met and came to fall in love with each other through fusing into Garnet.]]
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** One before that, ''A Story For Steven'', details how Greg and Steven's mother, Rose, first met.
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