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19th Apr '16 2:50:04 AM SuperKing93
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* At the end of ''Film/GranTorino'', Walt's family is shocked when [[spoiler:Clint Eastwood's character leaves his prized car not to his estranged granddaughter but to the neighbor boy who originally tried to steal it.]] Awesome when they show the expression on the family members faces, and a heartwarming as he drives away. [[spoiler: Walt also donated all his possessions, including his house, to the Catholic Church on the basis of "My wife would probably do that if I died first," which frustrated his family even more.]]

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* At the end of ''Film/GranTorino'', Walt's family is shocked when [[spoiler:Clint Eastwood's character [[spoiler:Walt leaves his prized car not to his estranged granddaughter but to the neighbor boy who originally tried to steal it.]] Awesome when they show the expression on the family members faces, and a heartwarming as he drives away. [[spoiler: Walt also donated all his possessions, including his house, to the Catholic Church on the basis of "My wife would probably do that if I died first," which frustrated his family even more.]]
6th Apr '16 10:31:09 PM DarthWalrus
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* Played with in ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'', Blutarch and Redmon Mann's father, Zepheniah Mann gave his estates, accounts, debts, and tobacco plantations to his Maid, Elizabeth, whose descendants turned it into TF industries, his company, Mann Co, to his aide Barnabus Hale, and left his "useless sons" the entirety of the land he bought in America.........to share. Needless to say, they spent their entire lives fighting over it.

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* Played with in ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'', Blutarch and Redmon Mann's father, Zepheniah Mann gave his estates, accounts, debts, and tobacco plantations to his Maid, Elizabeth, whose descendants turned it into TF industries, his company, Mann Co, to his aide Barnabus Hale, and left his "useless sons" the entirety of the land he bought in America.........to share. Needless to say, they spent their entire lives fighting over it.it, despite said land being considered useless, and convinced themselves the entire world economy ran on gravel, which they had in abundance.
6th Apr '16 10:30:35 PM DarthWalrus
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* Played with in ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'', Blutarch and Redmon Mann's father, Zepheniah Mann gave his estates, accounts, debts, and tobacco plantations to his Maid, Elizabeth, whose descendants turned it into TF industries, his company, Mann Co, to his aide Barnabus Hale, and left his "useless sons" the entirety of the land he bought in America.........to share. Needless to say, they spent their entire lives fighting over it.
22nd Feb '16 5:00:02 PM eroock
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-->--'''Heather''', ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland Total Drama Action]]''

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-->--'''Heather''', -->-- '''Heather''', ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland Total Drama Action]]''
30th Jan '16 12:11:20 PM QueenMarine
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* A sketch of the short-lived [[Creator/ComedyCentral Comedy Central]] series Nick Swardson's Pretend Time revolved around a cat who is wheelchair bound after receiving a massive inheritance from his late owner and nearly being killed by his enraged son.

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* A sketch of the short-lived [[Creator/ComedyCentral Comedy Central]] series Nick ''Nick Swardson's Pretend Time Time'' revolved around a cat who is wheelchair bound after receiving a massive inheritance from his late owner and nearly being killed by his enraged son.
30th Jan '16 12:10:34 PM QueenMarine
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* A sketch of the short-lived [[Creator/ComedyCentral Comedy Central]] series Nick Swardson's Pretend Time revolved around a cat who is wheelchair bound after receiving a massive inheritance from his late owner and nearly being killed by his enraged son.
11th Jan '16 3:12:04 AM AdamC
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* Comes up every now and again in ''Series/{{Columbo}}'' as the motive to a murder. One noted case was a man who murdered his uncle for his prize, million-dollar art collection. He thinks he won't be a suspect since the primary beneficiary is his aunt, but Columbo is able to guess his plot; frame his aunt for the crime so she won't inherit.
5th Jan '16 7:01:13 AM Bissek
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* In the Earl of Crankcase story of ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'', the three nephews of the late Earl are this to Bullwinkle, the apparent heir.

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* In the Earl of Crankcase story of ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'', the three nephews of the late Earl are this to Bullwinkle, the apparent heir. [[spoiler:Until they end up getting the estate anyway and learn that the estate consists entirely of debts.]]
4th Jan '16 7:50:30 PM ZeldaQueen64
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* In ''[[Manga/PetShopOfHorrors Pet Shop of Horrors: Tokyo]]'', one story has a scheming family try to take advantage of their father's dementia to trick him into divorcing his second wife (their very young foreign stepmother) so she'll be left out of his will. [[spoiler:It turns out he was faking his dementia and secretly made sure she got the inheritance she deserved. While the rest of his family wasn't left out of the will, the wife was left the lion's share of the inheritance, leaving the greedy relatives to split the remainder among themselves.]]
11th Dec '15 9:33:35 AM jamespolk
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* In ''The Little Foxes'', Horace plans to write a new will disinheriting his wife Regina. She's lucky that he dies first.

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* In ''The Little Foxes'', ''Theatre/TheLittleFoxes'', Horace plans to write a new will disinheriting his wife Regina. She's lucky that he dies first.
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