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25th Aug '16 1:31:09 AM eroock
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[[caption-width-right:170:Pygmalion and Galatea]]

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[[caption-width-right:170:Pygmalion [[caption-width-right:170:[-Pygmalion and Galatea]]
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25th Aug '16 1:30:31 AM eroock
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[[caption-width-right:150:Pygmalion and Galatea]]

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[[caption-width-right:150:Pygmalion [[caption-width-right:170:Pygmalion and Galatea]]
25th Aug '16 1:30:19 AM eroock
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[[quoteright:150:[[Myth/ClassicalMythology http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/PygmalionKiss.jpg]]]]

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[[quoteright:150:[[Myth/ClassicalMythology %%Image source: "Pygmalion and Galatea" by Jean-Léon Gérôme
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3rd Aug '16 8:31:56 AM SMARTALIENQT
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}'': Two con-men, Dimitri and Boris, style an orphan to pass for the Empress's long-lost granddaughter, and the younger, Dimitri, is smitten when he sees his creation succeed. [[spoiler:Unbeknownst to all of them, she really ''is'' Anastasia.]] Though, of course, he loved her all along.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}'': Two con-men, Dimitri and Boris, Vlad, style an orphan to pass for the Empress's long-lost granddaughter, and the younger, Dimitri, is smitten when he sees his creation succeed. [[spoiler:Unbeknownst to all of them, she really ''is'' Anastasia.]] Though, of course, he loved her all along.
2nd Aug '16 8:43:20 PM GrotesqueSnakelet
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* ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' and ''Theatre/{{Pygmalion}}'' of course. Including the X-rated ''Claiming of Misty Beethoven'' and the porno musical remake. Ironically, Shaw intended ''Pygmalion'' to be [[PygmalionSnapBack the opposite of this trope]]. In the original ending, Eliza walks out on Higgins and becomes an independent woman, subverting the audience's expectations of a fairy tale romance. However, the actors refused to play it that way, which angered Shaw, and [[ReCut he ended up writing an epilogue that married her off to Freddy]] just so that she didn't end up forever under the thumb of the middle-aged man who "made" her. [[DeathOfTheAuthor It didn't stick.]]

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* ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' and ''Theatre/{{Pygmalion}}'' of course. Including the X-rated ''Claiming ''The opening of Misty Beethoven'' and the porno musical remake. Ironically, Shaw intended ''Pygmalion'' to be [[PygmalionSnapBack the opposite of this trope]]. In the original ending, Eliza walks out on Higgins and becomes an independent woman, subverting the audience's expectations of a fairy tale romance. However, the actors refused to play it that way, which angered Shaw, and [[ReCut he ended up writing an epilogue that married her off to Freddy]] just so that she didn't end up forever under the thumb of the middle-aged man who "made" her. [[DeathOfTheAuthor It didn't stick.]]
22nd Jul '16 2:45:03 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''{{Pulseman}}'' has Doc Yoshiyama create, then fall in love with, an artificial intelligence. He uploads himself into a computer so he could make love to the AI, in doing so creating Pulseman and going AxCrazy.

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* ''{{Pulseman}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Pulseman}}'' has Doc Yoshiyama create, then fall in love with, an artificial intelligence. He uploads himself into a computer so he could make love to the AI, in doing so creating Pulseman and going AxCrazy.
15th Jul '16 8:12:04 AM Willbyr
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* The visual novel ''{{Ever17}}'' contains one scene in which Takeshi tries to teach RobotGirl(ish) Sora how to behave like a real woman of her (apparent) age; it doesn't stick, and he concludes in the end that he likes her better as she is. The game also explicitly compares Takeshi and Sora's relationship to the Pygmalion story at one point.

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* The visual novel ''{{Ever17}}'' ''VisualNovel/{{Ever17}}'' contains one scene in which Takeshi tries to teach RobotGirl(ish) Sora how to behave like a real woman of her (apparent) age; it doesn't stick, and he concludes in the end that he likes her better as she is. The game also explicitly compares Takeshi and Sora's relationship to the Pygmalion story at one point.
13th Jun '16 3:36:40 AM JackG
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* ''Series/DoctorWho''. The idea behind NubileSavage Leela becoming the Doctor's companion, though, needless to say, there was [[NoHuggingNoKissing no romance involved]].

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* ''Series/DoctorWho''. The idea behind NubileSavage Leela becoming the Doctor's companion, though, needless to say, there was [[NoHuggingNoKissing no romance involved]]. And Leela didn't change much either, given that a KnifeNut ActionGirl in a leather bikini [[MsFanservice proved to be quite popular with the audience]].
6th Jun '16 4:52:53 PM Rbade
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* Implied with [[https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-T2-bVLYsFW8/VIWVMGo87yI/AAAAAAAAD-I/1T9xv77r6oc/w640-h400-p-k/IMG_8104597802444.jpeg these]] [[http://img05.deviantart.net/e47d/i/2012/311/0/8/if_my_drawings_come_to_life_by_mysticswordsman21-d5kbo4n.jpg four]] [[http://40.media.tumblr.com/c43f14f7ce8dd5cb09682b2a15d9c980/tumblr_n651ac6uJQ1rfs2duo1_500.jpg images]][[http://img08.deviantart.net/711b/i/2014/051/a/5/i_m_sorry_but_you_re_real_by_thurosis-d778qtz.jpg online]]. And explicit in [[https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/a6/77/07/a6770748ae2cad5119763c0aed210827.jpg this]] one.

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* Implied with [[https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-T2-bVLYsFW8/VIWVMGo87yI/AAAAAAAAD-I/1T9xv77r6oc/w640-h400-p-k/IMG_8104597802444.jpeg these]] [[http://img05.deviantart.net/e47d/i/2012/311/0/8/if_my_drawings_come_to_life_by_mysticswordsman21-d5kbo4n.jpg four]] [[http://40.media.tumblr.com/c43f14f7ce8dd5cb09682b2a15d9c980/tumblr_n651ac6uJQ1rfs2duo1_500.jpg images]][[http://img08.deviantart.net/711b/i/2014/051/a/5/i_m_sorry_but_you_re_real_by_thurosis-d778qtz.jpg online]]. And explicit in [[https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/a6/77/07/a6770748ae2cad5119763c0aed210827.jpg this]] one.these]] [[http://data.whicdn.com/images/14635097/large.jpg two]].
11th Apr '16 10:00:21 AM Willbyr
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* ''{{Kannagi}}'': Jin sculpts Kannagi out of a sacred tree, the goddess possesses the statue and thus the romantic comedy begins.

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* ''{{Kannagi}}'': ''Manga/{{Kannagi}}'': Jin sculpts Kannagi out of a sacred tree, the goddess possesses the statue and thus the romantic comedy begins.
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