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27th Jul '16 5:10:34 PM Pinokio
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* The original Franchise/GIJoe figure was unnamed until both the ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero'' mail-in toy and the [[ComicBook/GIJoeARealAmericanHeroMarvel comic]] established General Joe Colton as the original G.I. Joe.
26th Jul '16 5:48:57 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* Webcomic/{{Girly}} does this rather [[CerebusSyndrome jarringly]] during the final arc. Turns out that [[spoiler: Otra]] [[TomatoInTheMirror is actually]] the [[EldritchAbomination Eldritch Abomination-y]] [[HiveQueen Sidekick Queen]], and that her entire life was just a lie fabricated to awaken her latent power. Entire strips were replaced to support this. [[spoiler: Winter]] [[PlayerPunch and the readers]] were ''devastated''. [[spoiler: [[AvertedTrope PSYCH!]] Turns out that the DangerouslyGenreSavvy [[ManipulativeBastard Business Sidekick]] was lying and Otra was simply [[DemonicPossession possessed]]! And the changed strips? [[FridgeBrilliance They just made it impossible to disprove the Business Sidekick]]. [[LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt Like Josh would actually do THAT to his characters...]] ]]

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* Webcomic/{{Girly}} does this rather [[CerebusSyndrome jarringly]] during the final arc. Turns out that [[spoiler: Otra]] [[TomatoInTheMirror is actually]] the [[EldritchAbomination Eldritch Abomination-y]] [[HiveQueen Sidekick Queen]], and that her entire life was just a lie fabricated to awaken her latent power. Entire strips were replaced to support this. [[spoiler: Winter]] [[PlayerPunch and the readers]] were ''devastated''. [[spoiler: [[AvertedTrope PSYCH!]] Turns out that the DangerouslyGenreSavvy [[ManipulativeBastard Business Sidekick]] was lying and Otra was simply [[DemonicPossession possessed]]! And the changed strips? [[FridgeBrilliance They just made it impossible to disprove the Business Sidekick]]. [[LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt Like Josh would actually do THAT to his characters...]] ]]
4th Jul '16 4:36:50 PM fearlessnikki
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%% * ''Film/XMen'':
%% ** ''Film/XMenOriginsWolverine'' introduced a few to what was established in the first three ''Film/XMen'' films.
%% ** ''Film/XMenFirstClass''.
* With Creator/PeterDinklage being cast as Bolivar Trask in ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast'', the character played by Bill Duke in ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' is retconned into being 'Secretary Trask'.

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%% * ''Film/XMen'':
%% ** ''Film/XMenOriginsWolverine'' introduced a few to what was established ''Film/XMenFirstClass'' set in 1962 shows a brief clip of {{ComicBook/Storm}} as a little girl with her hair already white. ''Film/XMenApocalypse'' is set twenty-one years later and shows her with black hair that only [[DiseaseBleaching turns white]] when Apocalypse empowers her. Unless of course she had been dyeing it black and Apocalypse just made her natural hair come through.
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the first three ''Film/XMen'' films.
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end of ''First Class'', Charles wipes Moira's memories - and her dialogue implies that she remembers everything up until Shaw attacked the CIA. ''Apocalypse'' retcons this into never remembering Charles at all.
** ''Film/XMenFirstClass''.
*
With Creator/PeterDinklage being cast as Bolivar Trask in ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast'', the character played by Bill Duke in ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' is retconned into being 'Secretary Trask'.Trask'.
* ''Film/SnowWhiteAndTheHuntsman'' has Finn describe Sara's death to Eric, strongly implying that he killed her personally. ''Film/TheHuntsmanWintersWar'' not only retcons the manner of Sara's death, but it instead reveals that Eric only believed her to be dead. Finn is also completely absent in the prologue of the second movie, which retcons Ravenna into having a younger sister Freya who wasn't mentioned in the first film.
29th Jun '16 7:09:28 AM Pichu-kun
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** Simba's and Nala's cub at the end of the first scene ihas male markings, but is technically [[AmbiguousGender never called a male]]. The sequel redesigns the cub to look female and made her into Kiara. [[WhatCouldHaveBeen Originally]] there were going to be twins, which would explain the unknown female cub while keeping the original male cub, but Kiara's twin brother was scrapped to fit continuity and because writing multiple cubs wasn't working well.

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** Simba's and Nala's cub at the end of the first scene ihas has male markings, but is technically [[AmbiguousGender never called a male]]. The sequel redesigns the cub to look female and made her into Kiara. [[WhatCouldHaveBeen Originally]] there were going to be twins, which would explain the unknown female cub while keeping the original male cub, but Kiara's twin brother was scrapped to fit continuity and because writing multiple cubs wasn't working well.
17th Jun '16 7:22:12 PM nombretomado
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* An actual plot point in ''WebVideo/ToBoldlyFlee'' in which all continuity errors in the ChannelAwesome universe [[spoiler: was an effect of the PlotHole, a physical embodiment of, well, that trope.]] Specifically called out was WebVideo/TheSpoonyOne and [[MadScientist Doctor Insano]] being the same person in WebVideo/{{Kickassia}}, when in all other respects they are separate people.

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* An actual plot point in ''WebVideo/ToBoldlyFlee'' in which all continuity errors in the ChannelAwesome Website/ChannelAwesome universe [[spoiler: was an effect of the PlotHole, a physical embodiment of, well, that trope.]] Specifically called out was WebVideo/TheSpoonyOne and [[MadScientist Doctor Insano]] being the same person in WebVideo/{{Kickassia}}, when in all other respects they are separate people.
9th Jun '16 4:47:32 PM FGHIK
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* In ''Franchise/JurassicPark'', the T-Rex didn't eat Dr. Grant because it couldn't see nonmoving objects (in the book, this was in fact a result of splicing dinosaur DNA with frog DNA). In the sequel, this was retconned to rather be that Grant's theories on the T-Rex were wrong, and in fact it ignored him because it wasn't hungry.

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* In ''Franchise/JurassicPark'', the T-Rex didn't eat Dr. Grant because it couldn't see nonmoving objects (in the book, this was in fact a result of splicing dinosaur DNA with frog DNA). In the sequel, this was retconned to rather be that [[RightForTheWrongReasons Grant's theories on the T-Rex were wrong, and in fact it ignored him because it wasn't hungry.hungry]].
4th May '16 5:16:49 PM Pichu-kun
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** Historically Aquata is the oldest sister and heir to the throne. In the third movie she's portrayed as the fourth oldest and Attina is now the oldest.

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** Historically Aquata is the oldest sister and heir to the throne. In the [[Disney/TheLittleMermaidIII third movie movie]] she's portrayed as the fourth oldest and Attina is now the oldest.
4th May '16 5:15:40 PM Pichu-kun
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* Kopa, Simba and Nala's son mentioned in the storybook ''The Lion King: Six New Adventures'', was ditched and replaced with Kiara in ''Disney/TheLionKingIISimbasPride'' without explanation. Averted in this case since the series was published by Grolier Enterprises with the permission of the Disney Marketing department, rather than by Disney itself. The presentation scene however ''is'' retconned, and there are several other characters who are borderline retconned (depending on whether you consider the deleted scenes canon).

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* ''Disney/TheLionKing'':
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Kopa, Simba and Nala's son mentioned in the storybook storybooks ''The Lion King: Six New Adventures'', was ditched and replaced with Kiara in ''Disney/TheLionKingIISimbasPride'' without explanation. Averted in this case since the series was published by Grolier Enterprises with the permission of the Disney Marketing department, rather than by Disney itself. The presentation scene however ''is'' retconned, and there are several other characters who are borderline retconned (depending on whether you consider the deleted scenes canon).canon).
** Simba's and Nala's cub at the end of the first scene ihas male markings, but is technically [[AmbiguousGender never called a male]]. The sequel redesigns the cub to look female and made her into Kiara. [[WhatCouldHaveBeen Originally]] there were going to be twins, which would explain the unknown female cub while keeping the original male cub, but Kiara's twin brother was scrapped to fit continuity and because writing multiple cubs wasn't working well.


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* ''WesternAnimation/AllDogsGoToHeaven'' took place during TheGreatDepression yet [[WesternAnimation/AllDogsGoToHeaven2 the sequel]] takes place in TheNineties. Itchy apparently [[SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome only recently]] died between the several decade timeskip.
10th Mar '16 6:13:51 PM Pichu-kun
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* Kopa, Simba and Nala's son mentioned in the storybook ''The Lion King: Six New Adventures'', was ditched and replaced with Kiara in the sequel to ''Disney/TheLionKing'' without explanation.
** Averted in this case since the series was published by Grolier Enterprises with the permission of the Disney Marketing department, rather than by Disney itself. The presentation scene however ''is'' retconned, and there are several other characters who are borderline retconned (depending on whether you consider the deleted scenes canon).

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* Kopa, Simba and Nala's son mentioned in the storybook ''The Lion King: Six New Adventures'', was ditched and replaced with Kiara in the sequel to ''Disney/TheLionKing'' ''Disney/TheLionKingIISimbasPride'' without explanation.
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explanation. Averted in this case since the series was published by Grolier Enterprises with the permission of the Disney Marketing department, rather than by Disney itself. The presentation scene however ''is'' retconned, and there are several other characters who are borderline retconned (depending on whether you consider the deleted scenes canon).



** Adella was portrayed as slightly heavier than her siblings in the first adaptationnd second film, and in [[WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid the series]] is much heavier. She's since been retconned to being Ariel's size.

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** Adella was portrayed as slightly heavier than her siblings in the first adaptationnd and second film, films, and in [[WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid the series]] is much heavier. She's since been retconned to being Ariel's size.


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* Originally Queen Frostine from ''TabletopGame/CandyLand'' was the mother of Princess Lolly. Queen Frostine is now "Princess Frostine", ''sister'' of Princess Lolly.
22nd Feb '16 12:34:52 AM Zaptech
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* In the pilot of ''Series/{{Firefly}}'', Simon Tam tells that in order to rescue his sister River (who was secretly experimented on by the Alliance), he hired an underground group who successfully brought her to him in a cryo box. He wasn't even sure that River was really inside the box before Malcom opened it. Later in the episode "Ariel", Simon finds out that River's brain has been surgically operated. The opening intro of the movie ''Film/{{Serenity}}'', Simon himself infiltrates the facility to broke her sister out of it and is directly informed by the other scientists about the experiences they did on her. Many fans speculate that Simon may have lied though he had no reason to.
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