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1st May '16 7:01:19 PM damus2300
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* ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' begins with Mohinder going to New York to investigate the death of his father.
13th Apr '16 9:17:09 PM sbutler87
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* ''VideoGame/{{Fahrenheit}}'' (Indigo Prophecy in the US) starts with the player character committing a murder while under a trance. You have to clear his name, and also play as the cops who are investigating the murder.
31st Mar '16 4:01:08 PM Eievie
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->''"I am doctor Edward Roivas. I am a clinical Psychologist. I am also dead. (...) Their attention turns to my grand-daughter. For she is the last of my line, and the last hope of humanity."''

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->''"I am doctor Edward Roivas. I am a clinical Psychologist. I am also dead. (...) [] Their attention turns to my grand-daughter. For she is the last of my line, and the last hope of humanity."''



* The death must either: '''1)''' Make the plot start moving (without needing to affect the protagonists directly at first), or '''2)''' Make the protagonists start taking some kind of action which later pulls them into the big plot (which must not be necessarily related to the death).

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* The death must either: '''1)''' either:
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Make the plot start moving (without needing to affect the protagonists directly at first), or '''2)''' or
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Make the protagonists start taking some kind of action which later pulls them into the big plot (which must not be necessarily related to the death).
20th Mar '16 7:42:44 PM ZimFan89
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* The death of the British Prime Minister near the beginning of ''Film/LondonHasFallen'' brings various world leaders together for the funeral, and providing the terrorists with a massive target. [[spoiler: It turns out, the Prime Minister was assassinated for this very purpose.]]
15th Mar '16 8:25:32 PM YamiVizziniX
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* [[Fanfic/TheDearSweetieBelleContinuity "Dear Sweetie Belle" and its sequels are kicked off when Rarity's parents are suddenly killed, inducing her to write the titular letter. [[spoiler:This turns out to have been invoked by [[TimePolice Time Turner and Nevermore]].]]

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* [[Fanfic/TheDearSweetieBelleContinuity "Dear Sweetie Belle" and its sequels sequels]] are kicked off when Rarity's parents are suddenly killed, inducing her to write the titular letter. [[spoiler:This turns out to have been invoked by [[TimePolice Time Turner and Nevermore]].]]
15th Mar '16 8:25:01 PM YamiVizziniX
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* [[Fanfic/TheDearSweetieBelleContinuity "Dear Sweetie Belle" and its sequels are kicked off when Rarity's parents are suddenly killed, inducing her to write the titular letter. [[spoiler:This turns out to have been invoked by [[TimePolice Time Turner and Nevermore]].]]
21st Feb '16 1:40:05 PM cwf123
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* Frankie's death in ''WesternAnimation/{{Shark Tale}}'', which helps Oscar create the Sharkslayer story and become a rich man.
22nd Jan '16 5:16:41 AM damus2300
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** Season 4 began in the aftermath of Matthew's death.



* The undead campaign in ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft 3}}'' picks up where the human campaign left off after Arthas plunges Lordaeron into turmoil by killing his father the king.
22nd Jan '16 5:14:26 AM damus2300
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* The deaths of Fantine and Gen. Lamarque are very important in ''Franchise/LesMiserables''.



* ''Series/PushingDaisies'' had two.
** Ned the piemaker can bring back the dead resurrects his mother but the father of his childhood friend, the girl named Chuck, dies in her place.
** Chuck herself is murdered and Ned resurrects her.

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* ''Series/PushingDaisies'' had two.
** Ned
began with the piemaker can bring back the dead resurrects his mother but the father death of his childhood friend, the girl named Chuck, dies in her place.
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Chuck herself is murdered and Ned resurrects resurrecting her.



* ''Series/TheWire'' kicks off its initial investigation with the murder of a state's witness in the trial of D'Angelo Barksdale.

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* ''Series/TheWire'' kicks off its initial investigation with the murder of a state's witness in the trial of D'Angelo Barksdale.skating over a murder charge.
19th Jan '16 1:19:50 PM Willbyr
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* ''GurrenLagann''; although not at the start of the plot, the death of Kamina (a quarter of the way in) was the key trigger to the character development of Simon throughout the rest of the series

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* ''GurrenLagann''; ''AnimeTengenToppaGurrenLagann''; although not at the start of the plot, the death of Kamina (a quarter of the way in) was the key trigger to the character development of Simon throughout the rest of the series



* ''DeadmanWonderland'' employs this in true gory fashion: an entire classroom of junior high students gets outright blended to bits by the Red Man (A.K.A. "Wretched Egg"), save for Ganta Igarashi- implanted with a Branch of Sin, turned into a Deadman, and tactically framed for the killings so he's sent to the titular hellhole prison.

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* ''DeadmanWonderland'' ''Manga/DeadmanWonderland'' employs this in true gory fashion: an entire classroom of junior high students gets outright blended to bits by the Red Man (A.K.A. "Wretched Egg"), save for Ganta Igarashi- implanted with a Branch of Sin, turned into a Deadman, and tactically framed for the killings so he's sent to the titular hellhole prison.
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