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11th Mar '17 9:51:51 PM StrixObscuro
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* ''ComicBook/ScottPilgrim'': [[spoiler: Gideon Graves']] usage of "buddy" and "amigo" towards Scott Pilgrim.
* Katchoo of ''ComicBook/StrangersInParadise'' forbids her on-again, off-again lover David to call her "baby," because it's a reminder of her hated past as a call girl known to clients as "Baby June." She assures him that "honey's okay." At the conclusion of the series, when she and [[spoiler: Francine]] finally get together for good, she says, "Then I love you… and you can call me baby."
* In the ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' story ''ComicBook/TheDeathOfClarkKent'', Conduit calls Superman "Clarkie" on a number of occasions.

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* ''ComicBook/ScottPilgrim'': [[spoiler: Gideon [[spoiler:Gideon Graves']] usage of "buddy" and "amigo" towards Scott Pilgrim.
* Katchoo of ''ComicBook/StrangersInParadise'' forbids her on-again, off-again lover David to call her "baby," because it's a reminder of her hated past as a call girl known to clients as "Baby June." She assures him that "honey's okay." At the conclusion of the series, when she and [[spoiler: Francine]] [[spoiler:Francine]] finally get together for good, she says, "Then I love you… and you can call me baby."
* In the ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' story ''ComicBook/TheDeathOfClarkKent'', Conduit calls Superman "Clarkie" on a number of occasions. occasions.
* In ''ComicBook/TheSandman'', The Three constantly use motherly affectionate terms towards the other characters they encounter, which becomes a bit disturbing when they use those terms while in the form of The Kindly Ones.
* In ''ComicBook/{{Runaways}}'', the Pride all use affectionates towards their respective kids, with varying degrees of actual affection behind those terms. As a possible IronicEcho, [[TeamMom Nico]] starts using more affectionate terms towards her teammates as she becomes more Machiavellian.


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* In ''Film/LostInSpace'', Dr. Smith gives Penny Robinson the nickname "Penny Precious" while bossing her around. [[spoiler:This becomes even more insidious when the Robinsons arrive in the BadFuture where Smith murdered all of the Robinsons except Will.]]


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* In ''Series/FallingWater'', Isla repeatedly calls Burton "dear" while invading his dreams.
9th Mar '17 2:18:42 PM contrafanxxx
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* As part of his MotiveRant, Oberhauser from ''Film/{{Spectre}}'' mockingly refers to Bond as a "cuckoo" due to Bond being [[ParentalFavorism favored by Oberhauser's father]] when they were younger.
-->'''Oberhauser:''' You know what happens when a cuckoo hatches inside another bird's nest?\\
'''Madeleine Swann:''' Yes - it forces the other eggs out.\\
'''Oberhauser:''' Yes. ''[pointing to Bond]'' Well, this "cuckoo" made me realize my father's life had to end. In a way he's responsible for the path I took. ''[turns to Bond]'' So thank you, ''cuckoo''!
20th Feb '17 11:43:42 AM chelonianmobile
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* ''FanFic/ThirtyHs'': "... where the demonic spheres rape them to this day, boys and girls."
15th Feb '17 10:33:20 AM erforce
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* In episode six of ''Franchise/StarWars'', The Emperor repeatedly calls Luke "my young apprentice" as he's fighting for his life against his father, and this creeps Luke out so much that [[NiceJobFixingItVillain he stops descending into the Dark Side every time Palpatine does it]].

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* In [[Film/ReturnOfTheJedi episode six six]] of ''Franchise/StarWars'', The Emperor repeatedly calls Luke "my young apprentice" as he's fighting for his life against his father, and this creeps Luke out so much that [[NiceJobFixingItVillain he stops descending into the Dark Side every time Palpatine does it]].



* ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'': "'Ello, poppet…" It turns into a term of affection by the [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd third film]].

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* ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'': In ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'', the initially threatening "'Ello, poppet…" It poppet...." from Pintel and Ragetti towards Elizabeth Swann turns into a genuine term of affection by the [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd third film]].



* Krall says, "[[Film/TheWrathOfKhan My old friend]]" under his breath near the climax of ''Film/StarTrekBeyond''. It's a misleading callback, he's actually referring to the ''Franklin,'' not to Kirk himself.

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* Krall says, "[[Film/TheWrathOfKhan "[[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan My old friend]]" under his breath near the climax of ''Film/StarTrekBeyond''. It's a misleading callback, as he's actually referring to the ship ''Franklin,'' not to Kirk himself.
10th Feb '17 6:55:39 PM ShorinBJ
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* ''Franchise/{{Arrowverse}}: Vandal Savage always addresses Kendra, who despises him, as "My love."
18th Jan '17 12:53:45 PM FringeBenefits
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* [[GiantSpider N'Ktane]] in ''{{Tasakeru}}'' is fond of using these. [[spoiler:It's practically a calling card, as another character is able to recognize that she's [[DemonicPossession possessing someone]] by her usage of "my pet".]]

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* [[GiantSpider N'Ktane]] in ''{{Tasakeru}}'' ''{{Literature/Tasakeru}}'' is fond of using these. [[spoiler:It's practically a calling card, as another character is able to recognize that she's [[DemonicPossession possessing someone]] by her usage of "my pet".]]
9th Jan '17 3:41:10 AM Raconteur
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* Throughout the ''Literature/TheOnceAndFutureKing'', [[LoveTriangle Queen Guinevere's two loves, King Arthur and Sir Lancelot]] are the only ones allowed to call her "[[AffectionateNickname Jenny]]". So it becomes downright revolting when the book's {{Main/BigBad}}, Sir Mordred cruelly insists on referring to Guinevere as "Jenny" in lieu of her proper title as Queen.
9th Jan '17 3:35:33 AM Raconteur
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* Throughout the ''Literature/TheOnceAndFutureKing'', [[LoveTriangle Queen Guinevere's two loves, King Arthur and Sir Lancelot]] are the only ones allowed to call her "[[AffectionateNickname Jenny]]". So it becomes downright revolting when the book's {{Main/BigBad}}, Sir Mordred cruelly insists on referring to Guinevere as "Jenny" in lieu of her proper title as Queen.
4th Jan '17 3:24:46 PM Az_Tech341
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** Meanwhile, more sophisticated people, humans and nonhuman alike, have no trouble when the four use those terms or “love.”

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** Meanwhile, more [[PlayingWithATrope Averted]] elsewhere. More sophisticated people, humans and nonhuman alike, have no trouble when the four use those terms or “love.”
2nd Jan '17 6:38:40 PM MiddleEighth
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*Played for laughs in ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone: The Soft World''. When John uses the standard terms “man” and “mate” (as in “Thanks, man/mate,”) with the demihuman Svenjaya Vanyat, poor Vanyat first thinks John is honoring him by deeming him a human, and then is creeped out because he thinks John now considers the two to be mated!
**Meanwhile, more sophisticated people, humans and nonhuman alike, have no trouble when the four use those terms or “love.”
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