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8th Feb '17 9:55:44 PM naturalironist
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* Mostly played straight in ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''. The Beta kids have parents (who are pretty much the only adult human characters in the story), but they exist mainly as non-speaking antagonists early in the comic, and are then killed off fairly early on in the story. They are even drawn without eyes, emphasizing their non-characterness. The kids and trolls have their guardians die for Sburb-related reasons early on, suggesting this is {{Enforced}} by the game.

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* Mostly played straight in ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''. The Beta kids have parents (who are pretty much the only adult human characters in the story), but they exist mainly as non-speaking antagonists early in the comic, and are then killed off fairly early on in the story. They are even drawn without eyes, emphasizing their non-characterness. The kids and trolls all have their guardians die for Sburb-related reasons early on, suggesting and it is implied that this is {{Enforced}} by the game.
8th Feb '17 9:54:38 PM naturalironist
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* Mostly played straight in ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''. The Beta kids have parents (who are pretty much the only adult human characters in the story), but they exist mainly as non-speaking antagonists early in the comic, and are then killed off fairly early on in the story. They are even drawn without eyes, emphasizing their non-characterness. The kids and trolls have their guardians die for Sburb-related reasons early on, suggesting this is {{Enforced}} by the game.
** {{Enforced}} on Alternia, where troll adults are banned from the planet, which is populated only by kids, teens, and their animal guardians.
** The Alpha kids take this to the extreme - three of them spent nearly their entire lives with no parents or other adults around whatsoever.
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30th Dec '16 4:33:16 AM RandomnessUnlimited
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* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'', apparently adults (and teenagers) are not ''allowed'' in [[CrapsaccharineWorld Smileyland]]. The closest thing we get is Stumpy's mother calling him on the phone in one episode.
8th Dec '16 2:31:04 AM jman31415
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* The BBC series ''Series/TheSparticleMystery'' has the adults disappear through a science experiment gone wrong.
* New Zealand seems to have a habit for these kinds of shows because aside from the hit show ''Series/TheTribe'', it has also produced ''Series/TheNewTomorrow'' and ''Series/TheCulDeSac''. The former being a spin-off the The Tribe and the latter being an independent sci-fi fantasy show.
3rd Sep '16 11:58:23 AM AliceMacher
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** Charles Schulz is on record saying that the moment he did introduce adults -- in the background of a tennis court -- was a big mistake.
*** It was actually a series of strips in either the late 1950s or very early 1960s involving Lucy competing in an amateur golf tournament while being coached by Charlie Brown. [[spoiler: She has to withdraw and go home or miss her bedtime, even though she was winning.]] The adults make up the gallery, and are drawn more or less realistically, which doesn't remotely work in terms of scale with the regular characters. They appear in the Complete Peanuts anthologies, the first time they've been reprinted.

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** Charles Schulz is on record saying that the moment he did introduce adults -- in the background of a tennis court -- was a big mistake.
*** It
mistake. This was actually a series of 1954 Sunday strips in either the late 1950s or very early 1960s involving Lucy competing in an amateur golf tournament while being coached by Charlie Brown. [[spoiler: She has to withdraw and go home or miss her bedtime, even though she was winning.]] The adults make up the gallery, and are drawn more or less realistically, which doesn't remotely work in terms of scale with the regular characters. They (Even then, their faces aren't shown.) The strips appear in the 1953-1954 volume of ''The Complete Peanuts anthologies, Peanuts'' anthology, the first time they've been reprinted.reprinted.
** A few 1950s and early 1960s strips did feature off-panel dialogue from Linus's and Lucy's mother or grandmother. Also, the occasional strip throughout the comic's run had dialogue from radio or [=TV=] announcers, although the [=TV=] screen was never shown.
9th Aug '16 6:24:18 PM BunnyStar
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* WesternAnimation/JellyJamm. The only adults we ever see are the King and Queen.
8th May '16 7:46:31 PM Terran117
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** The WWI flying ace, the Red Baron, may be the only adult that somewhat averts this trope, but he mostly appears in Snoopy's imagination. When he is shown, it's usually from a distance where one can usually faintly make out a scarf, goggles and pilot helmet obscuring his face.
6th Apr '16 9:04:17 AM FromtheWordsofBR
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** In ''I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown'', one scene shows Rerun inside a shopping cart being pushed by his mom, but it's shown to be pushed by an invisible force.
14th Mar '16 9:33:08 PM Kuruni
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* Michael Grant's ''Gone'' series begins with everyone over the age of 15 disappearing, so children are left to run the community.
** Though, in the later books we hear from the adults outside the [[FunWithAcronyms FAYZ,]] so they aren't totally absent.

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* Michael Grant's ''Gone'' series begins with everyone over the age of 15 disappearing, so children are left to run the community.
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community. Though, in the later books we hear from the adults outside the [[FunWithAcronyms FAYZ,]] so they aren't totally absent.
14th Mar '16 3:16:33 PM Iampureevil
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** Though, in the later books we hear from the adults outside the [[FunWithAcronyms FAYZ,]] so they aren't totally absent.
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