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22nd Feb '16 5:46:39 AM Smeagol17
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Not to be confused with [[Series/{{House}} what Hugh Laurie does for a living]], which in turn should not be confused with [[PlayingDoctor playing "doctor"]]; nor with HouseRules.

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Not to be confused with [[Series/{{House}} what Hugh Laurie does did for a living]], which in turn should not be confused with [[PlayingDoctor playing "doctor"]]; nor with HouseRules.
2nd Feb '16 4:52:18 PM DrFraud
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* In ''Delicious 9: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise'' two of the kids in the ship's daycare facility pretend to be the title character and her new husband.
-->'''Girl:''' No, I'm Emily and you're Patrick, and then we kiss and have babies.\\
'''Boy:''' Ew! Let's play pirates.
14th Dec '15 6:48:02 AM StFan
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[[folder: Anime And Manga ]]
* In ''Manga/CrayonShinChan'', Ai declares to Penny that she's pregnant because she and Shin kissed while playing house.
** The GagDub had a suggestion of playing House, with the first response being "I get to be the handsome doctor." Yes, it was ''[[Series/{{House}} that]]'' Series/{{House}}

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[[folder: Anime And Manga ]]
[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* In ''Manga/CrayonShinChan'', Ai declares to Penny that she's pregnant because she and Shin kissed while playing house.
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house. The GagDub had has a suggestion of playing House, with the first response being "I get to be the handsome doctor." Yes, it was ''[[Series/{{House}} that]]'' Series/{{House}}''that'' Series/{{House}}.



[[folder: Literature]]
* In Judy Blume's ''Iggie's House'', Winnie Barringer and the three Garber children play house in a house that's being constructed in the neighborhood while they're on their way to a picnic near the end of the story.

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[[folder: Literature]]
[[folder:Comic Strips]]
* In Judy Blume's ''Iggie's House'', Winnie Barringer addition to the page quote above, Calvin and the three Garber children Susie of ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' play house a few times, once with Calvin refusing to accept Mr. Bun as their child, and another ending with him deciding to be a [[NatureHero jungle man]] and running off in his underwear. For these sequences, the strip has an ArtShift to a house that's being constructed ''ComicStrip/MaryWorth'' style soap opera comic.
* Margaret always wants to do this with Dennis in ''ComicStrip/{{Dennis the Menace|US}}''.
* ''Magazine/PrivateEye'' ran a cartoon in which we see a girl sitting on a blanket surrounded by dolls and a boy
in the neighborhood while they're on their way to background escaping over a picnic near fence; the end of the story.caption is "Playing Modern Mummies and Daddies" or somesuch.



[[folder: Live Action Television ]]

* ''MadMen'' uses this subtly to portray StepfordSuburbia; at Sally's birthday party, when the kids are playing in her new playhouse, they can be heard saying things to each other like, "I ''like'' [[ExiledToTheCouch sleeping on the couch]]." Helen Bishop, [[EldritchAbomination the one divorced mother in the neighborhood]], comes outside fresh from being hit on by a male adult guest and sniped at by several female ones, and says to Don, "Interesting crowd in there." Don replies, "Same crowd out here."

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[[folder:Literature]]
* ''MadMen'' uses this subtly to portray StepfordSuburbia; at Sally's birthday party, when In Judy Blume's ''Iggie's House'', Winnie Barringer and the kids are playing three Garber children play house in her new playhouse, they can be heard saying things to each other like, "I ''like'' [[ExiledToTheCouch sleeping on the couch]]." Helen Bishop, [[EldritchAbomination the one divorced mother a house that's being constructed in the neighborhood]], comes outside fresh from being hit neighborhood while they're on by a male adult guest and sniped at by several female ones, and says their way to Don, "Interesting crowd in there." Don replies, "Same crowd out here."
a picnic near the end of the story.



[[folder: Magazine ]]

* ''PrivateEye'' ran a cartoon in which we see a girl sitting on a blanket surrounded by dolls and a boy in the background escaping over a fence; the caption is "Playing Modern Mummies and Daddies" or somesuch.

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[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''PrivateEye'' ran a cartoon ''Film/MadMen'' uses this subtly to portray StepfordSuburbia; at Sally's birthday party, when the kids are playing in which we see a girl sitting her new playhouse, they can be heard saying things to each other like, "I ''like'' [[ExiledToTheCouch sleeping on a blanket surrounded by dolls and a boy the couch]]." Helen Bishop, [[EldritchAbomination the one divorced mother in the background escaping over neighborhood]], comes outside fresh from being hit on by a fence; the caption is "Playing Modern Mummies male adult guest and Daddies" or somesuch.
sniped at by several female ones, and says to Don, "Interesting crowd in there." Don replies, "Same crowd out here."



[[folder: Newspaper Comics ]]

* In addition to the page quote above, Calvin and Susie of ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' play house a few times, once with Calvin refusing to accept Mr. Bun as their child, and another ending with him deciding to be a [[NatureHero jungle man]] and running off in his underwear. For these sequences, the strip had an ArtShift to a ''MaryWorth'' style soap opera comic.
* Margaret always wants to do this with Dennis in ''[[ComicStrip/DennisTheMenaceUS Dennis the Menace]]''.

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[[folder:Video Games]]
* In addition to the page quote above, Calvin Emma and Susie of ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' Otacon from ''Franchise/MetalGear'' used to play house. They are step-siblings.
* [[TokenMiniMoe Nowi]] from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'' likes to
play house a few times, once with Calvin refusing to accept Mr. Bun as their child, and another ending with him deciding to be her comrades, among other games. [[ImmortalImmaturity She's actually a [[NatureHero jungle man]] and running off in his underwear. For these sequences, the strip had an ArtShift to a ''MaryWorth'' style soap opera comic.
* Margaret always wants to do this with Dennis in ''[[ComicStrip/DennisTheMenaceUS Dennis the Menace]]''.
dragon that's centuries old]].



[[folder: Video Games ]]

* Emma and Otacon from ''Franchise/MetalGear'' used to play house. They are step-siblings.
* [[TokenMiniMoe Nowi]] from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'' likes to play house with her comrades, among other games. [[ImmortalImmaturity She's actually a dragon that's centuries old]].

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[[folder:Western Animation]]
* Emma and Otacon from ''Franchise/MetalGear'' used to play house. They are step-siblings.
''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' did it a lot.
* [[TokenMiniMoe Nowi]] from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'' likes to play house ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' did a version of this with her comrades, among other games. [[ImmortalImmaturity She's actually Stewie and Oliva but Stewie ends up getting angry over the lack of sex... whatever that is. [[PingPongNaivete Some sort of cake]]?
* Creator/RalphBakshi's 1967 short ''The Mini-Squirts'' took this to its logical conclusion by turning the situation into
a dragon that's centuries old]].
soap opera.




[[folder: Western Animation ]]

* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' did it a lot.
* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' did a version of this with Stewie and Oliva but Stewie ends up getting angry over the lack of sex... whatever that is. [[PingPongNaivete Some sort of cake]]?
* Creator/RalphBakshi's 1967 short ''The Mini-Squirts'' took this to its logical conclusion by turning the situation into a soap opera.

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\n[[folder: Western Animation ]]\n\n* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' did it a lot.\n* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' did a version of this with Stewie and Oliva but Stewie ends up getting angry over the lack of sex... whatever that is. [[PingPongNaivete Some sort of cake]]?\n* Creator/RalphBakshi's 1967 short ''The Mini-Squirts'' took this to its logical conclusion by turning the situation into a soap opera.\n\n[[/folder]]\n----\n<<|{{Youngsters}}|>>----
18th Oct '15 6:27:34 AM AzureSeas
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* ''Manga/NonNonBiyori'' has Hotaru, Komari, and Renge all play house for a bit, with Hotaru as the mom, Komari as the dad, and Renge as a flying fish.
21st Aug '15 9:06:34 PM sgamer82
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* There's a variation in ''Anime/JungleWaItsumoHaleNochiGuu'' where Marie gets everyone in Hale's family to play house with her, but ''she's'' the child and it ends up being a ploy to be able to get parental affection.

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* There's a variation in ''Anime/JungleWaItsumoHaleNochiGuu'' ''Anime/HareGuu'' where Marie gets everyone in Hale's family to play house with her, but ''she's'' the child and it ends up being a ploy to be able to get parental affection.
5th Aug '15 6:22:09 AM Willbyr
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* In an episode of ''UruseiYatsura'', Lum goes ten years into the past and finds Shinobu playing house with Ataru. Young Ataru has a little difficulty with the concept of "pretend."

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* In an episode of ''UruseiYatsura'', ''Anime/UruseiYatsura'', Lum goes ten years into the past and finds Shinobu playing house with Ataru. Young Ataru has a little difficulty with the concept of "pretend."



* In an OVA of ''Manga/MikakuninDeShinkoukei'', Kobeni remembers how she, Benio, and Nadeshiko played house as young children. Benio quickly put a stop to the game when Nadeshiko's setup outright states that Benio in the father role is unemployed after having been fired for sexual harassment.

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* In an OVA of ''Manga/MikakuninDeShinkoukei'', ''Manga/EngagedToTheUnidentified'', Kobeni remembers how she, Benio, and Nadeshiko played house as young children. Benio quickly put a stop to the game when Nadeshiko's setup outright states that Benio in the father role is unemployed after having been fired for sexual harassment.
25th Jul '15 12:30:45 PM henry42
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'''Susie:''' Okay... first, you come home from work. Then I came home from work. We'll gripe about our jobs, and then we'll argue over whose turn it is to microwave dinner.

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'''Susie:''' Okay... first, you come home from work. Then I came come home from work. We'll gripe about our jobs, and then we'll argue over whose turn it is to microwave dinner.
24th Jun '15 3:59:06 PM nombretomado
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* In ''ShinChan'', Ai declares to Penny that she's pregnant because she and Shin kissed while playing house.

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\n* In ''ShinChan'', ''Manga/CrayonShinChan'', Ai declares to Penny that she's pregnant because she and Shin kissed while playing house.
16th Jun '15 4:16:52 PM nombretomado
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* There's a variation in ''JungleWaItsumoHaleNochiGuu'' where Marie gets everyone in Hale's family to play house with her, but ''she's'' the child and it ends up being a ploy to be able to get parental affection.

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* There's a variation in ''JungleWaItsumoHaleNochiGuu'' ''Anime/JungleWaItsumoHaleNochiGuu'' where Marie gets everyone in Hale's family to play house with her, but ''she's'' the child and it ends up being a ploy to be able to get parental affection.
13th Jun '15 6:57:43 PM sgamer82
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* In the AnimatedAdaptation of ''LightNovel/ChuunibyouDemoKoiGaShitai'', Touka (in her mid to late 20s) and Yumeha (4 or 5) have been seen playing house with a ''divorce'' theme several times throughout the season.

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* In the AnimatedAdaptation of ''LightNovel/ChuunibyouDemoKoiGaShitai'', ''LightNovel/LoveChunibyoAndOtherDelusions'', Touka (in her mid to late 20s) and Yumeha (4 or 5) have been seen playing house with a ''divorce'' theme several times throughout the season.
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