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12th Oct '17 6:47:17 AM JamesAustin
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->"''Well, Mozart was a great man, and when he couldn't have one sister he took the other, and was happy.''"
-->-- '''Theodore "Laurie" Laurence''' {{foreshadowing}} his marriage plans in ''LittleWomen''

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->"''Well, ->''"Well, Mozart was a great man, and when he couldn't have one sister he took the other, and was happy.''"
"''
-->-- '''Theodore "Laurie" Laurence''' {{foreshadowing}} his marriage plans in ''LittleWomen''
''Literature/LittleWomen''
12th Oct '17 6:46:34 AM JamesAustin
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* In the 1954 film of ''Film/PrinceValiant'', Sir Gawain hooks up with Princess Aleta's sister Ilene after Aleta ditches him for Val.

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* In the 1954 film of ''Film/PrinceValiant'', ''Film/PrinceValiant1954'', Sir Gawain hooks up with Princess Aleta's sister Ilene after Aleta ditches him for Val.
3rd Oct '17 9:39:56 AM MasterofGalaxies4628
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* Music/JosephHaydn was in love with Therese Keller, but she decided to enter a convent. So he married her younger sister Maria Anna instead. Unfortunately, [[AwfulWeddedLife the marriage turned out unhappy for both of them]].
21st Sep '17 10:53:24 PM PaulA
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--> "How I missed her, how I missed her / How I missed my Clementine / But I kissed her little sister / [[ReplacementGoldfish And forgot my Clementine.]]"
** Music/TomLehrer turns this into a Creator/GilbertAndSullivan-esque number.
--> "The Mister resisted, the sister persisted, I kissed her, all loyalty slipped/When she said I could have her, her sister's cadaver must surely have turned in its crypt."

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--> "How -->How I missed her, how I missed her / her\\
How I missed my Clementine / Clementine\\
But I kissed her little sister / sister\\
[[ReplacementGoldfish And forgot my Clementine.]]"
**
Clementine]]
* In his rendition on ''Music/AnEveningWastedWithTomLehrer'',
Music/TomLehrer turns this into a Creator/GilbertAndSullivan-esque number.
--> "The
PatterSong.
-->The
Mister resisted, the resisted\\
The
sister persisted, persisted\\
I kissed her, all loyalty slipped/When slipped\\
When
she said I could have her, her her\\
Her
sister's cadaver must cadaver\\
Must
surely have turned in its crypt."crypt
4th Sep '17 8:59:19 PM JoeMerl
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* WordOfGod reveals that before he fell for his wife, Xibalba from ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'', originally courted La Muerte's twin sister, La Noche.

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* WordOfGod reveals says that before he fell for his wife, ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'''s Xibalba from ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'', originally courted La Muerte's twin sister, La Noche.Noche. She, in turn, married his brother El Chamuco, who used to court La Muerte and still has feelings for her. [[LoveDodecahedron Confused?]]
1st Sep '17 3:25:20 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Enforced with Catelyn Stark. After Brandon Stark's death, she married his younger brother Eddard.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
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Enforced with Catelyn Stark. Tully through ArrangedMarriage. After Brandon Stark's death, she married his younger brother Eddard.Eddard.
** Petyr Baelish, who was in love with Catelyn, had to settle for her sister Lysa. He's not too happy with that.
22nd Aug '17 3:59:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/OneTreeHill'': Karen Roe was Dan Scott's high school sweetheart, then when she got pregnant with their son Lucas he left, remarried, and had another son, Nathan. Karen raised Lucas as a single mother but was always friendly with Dan's much-nicer brother Keith before it blossomed into romance [[spoiler:shortly before his death]]. This resulted in another child, a daughter named Lily Roe.
6th Aug '17 8:13:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/ThePatriot'': Benjamin Martin is a widower with seven children at the start, but he's on good terms with his sister-in-law and visits her with his family from time to time, who becomes a sort of surrogate mother for her nephews and nieces. They eventually get married by the end of the war.
23rd Jul '17 6:04:35 PM Scabbard
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** Littlefinger seems to be happy with Lysa Tully, as he can't have her sister Catelyn [[spoiler: until he pushes Lysa out of the Eyrie. Keep in mind that the Eyrie sits atop one of the highest mountains of the Vale of Arryn]]. Later on he decides [[spoiler:to go after the far more disturbing "[[LoveFatherLoveSon Settle for Daughter]]" with Catelyn's daughter Sansa. Made even squick-ier by the fact that Sansa is posing as ''his'' daughter, under the false name Alayne Stone, by that point]]

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** Littlefinger seems to be happy with Lysa Tully, as he can't have her sister Catelyn [[spoiler: until he pushes Lysa out of the Eyrie. Keep in mind that the Eyrie sits atop one of the highest mountains of the Vale of Arryn]]. Later on he decides [[spoiler:to go after the far more disturbing "[[LoveFatherLoveSon Settle for Daughter]]" with Catelyn's daughter Sansa. Made even squick-ier by the fact that Sansa is posing as ''his'' daughter, under the false name Alayne Stone, by that point]]point]].
10th Jul '17 10:07:50 PM bfunc
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* Maybe not ''settling'', exactly, but Music/TheLovinSpoonful's "Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind".
-->Sometimes you really dig a girl, the moment you kissed her, and then you get distracted by her older sister
-->When in walks her father and takes you in line, and says "You better go home, son, and make up your mind."
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