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25th May '16 12:00:24 PM MikeW
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* In the third season of ''Series/Damages'' Joe, the son of Louis Tobin, the late runner of a Ponzi scheme, confronts the family attorney, Leonard on how [[spoiler: Leonard isn't even a real lawyer but stole his identity]]. Leonard scoffs that Louis knew the truth about him for years, that he trusted Leonard totally and openly says "I was more his son than you ever were." Joe laughs that Louis openly called Leonard "my little monkey" and never saw him as more than just another employee to use.

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* In the third season of ''Series/Damages'' ''Series/{{Damages}}'' Joe, the son of Louis Tobin, the late runner of a Ponzi scheme, confronts the family attorney, Leonard on how [[spoiler: Leonard isn't even a real lawyer but stole his identity]]. Leonard scoffs that Louis knew the truth about him for years, that he trusted Leonard totally and openly says "I was more his son than you ever were." Joe laughs that Louis openly called Leonard "my little monkey" and never saw him as more than just another employee to use.
25th May '16 11:59:28 AM MikeW
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* In the first series of ''Series/{{Skins}}'', Sid's episode shows that his father clearly prefers Tony over him.

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* In the first series of ''Series/{{Skins}}'', Sid's episode shows that his father clearly prefers Tony over him.him, not getting that Sid is trying to be a hero helping people while Tony is a boderline sociopath.


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* In the third season of ''Series/Damages'' Joe, the son of Louis Tobin, the late runner of a Ponzi scheme, confronts the family attorney, Leonard on how [[spoiler: Leonard isn't even a real lawyer but stole his identity]]. Leonard scoffs that Louis knew the truth about him for years, that he trusted Leonard totally and openly says "I was more his son than you ever were." Joe laughs that Louis openly called Leonard "my little monkey" and never saw him as more than just another employee to use.
22nd Apr '16 10:44:07 PM Vir
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* Norman Osborn/Green Goblin preferring Peter Parker/Spider-Man to his son Harry in ''ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan''. This has bled back into the main universe on at least some level - even before Harry came BackFromTheDead, there was a mini-series devoted to Norman trying to brainwash Peter into becoming his "heir".

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* Norman Osborn/Green Goblin preferring prefers Peter Parker/Spider-Man to his son Harry in ''ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan''. This has bled back into the main universe on at least some level - even before Harry came BackFromTheDead, there was a mini-series devoted to Norman trying to brainwash Peter into becoming his "heir".



* One ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' episode has Spongebob trying to act very mature, and his grandmother pampering Patrick instead. Spongebob ends up breaking into tears and admitting he likes being babied.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderman'' also uses the Norman Osborn/Green Goblin preferring Peter Parker to his son Harry plot.

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* One ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode has Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] trying to act very mature, and his grandmother pampering Patrick instead. Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] ends up breaking into tears and admitting he likes being babied.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderman'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan'' also uses the Norman Osborn/Green Goblin preferring Peter Parker to his son Harry plot.



-->'''Goblin/Norman''': Ah, Welcome home, son.
-->'''Peter''': What do you want? Let me go. Did you just say "son"?
-->'''Goblin''': The son I've always wanted. Harry and I share a few recessive genes, but nothing more. You're smarter, more driven. And as a wimpy, defenseless kid, you appreciate power. You can be a greater creation than the late, great Spider-Man."

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-->'''Goblin/Norman''': Ah, Welcome home, son.
-->'''Peter''':
son.\\
'''Peter''':
What do you want? Let me go. Did you just say "son"?
-->'''Goblin''':
"son"?\\
'''Goblin''':
The son I've always wanted. Harry and I share a few recessive genes, but nothing more. You're smarter, more driven. And as a wimpy, defenseless kid, you appreciate power. You can be a greater creation than the late, great Spider-Man."



-->'''Arthur''': I don't believe it! You were so neat at my house.
-->'''Brain''': Yeah, and it almost ''killed'' me! I was a guest in your house, I had to be polite.

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-->'''Arthur''': I don't believe it! You were so neat at my house.
-->'''Brain''':
house.\\
'''Brain''':
Yeah, and it almost ''killed'' me! I was a guest in your house, I had to be polite.
22nd Apr '16 10:41:14 PM Vir
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* Ditto Norman Osborn/Green Goblin preferring Peter Parker/Spider-Man to his son Harry in ''ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan''. This has bled back into the main universe on at least some level - even before Harry came BackFromTheDead, there was a mini-series devoted to Norman trying to brainwash Peter into becoming his "heir".

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* Ditto Norman Osborn/Green Goblin preferring Peter Parker/Spider-Man to his son Harry in ''ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan''. This has bled back into the main universe on at least some level - even before Harry came BackFromTheDead, there was a mini-series devoted to Norman trying to brainwash Peter into becoming his "heir".
12th Mar '16 12:34:01 AM TheCuza
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* On ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', George's SitcomArchNemesis is Lloyd Braun, who grew up in the same neighbourhood as George. George's mother always liked Lloyd better than him, even more so now that the two are adults and Lloyd is much more successful than George. Lloyd however seems [[UnknownRival completely unaware that George dislikes him]].
27th Jan '16 4:18:05 PM Manny20444
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27th Jan '16 4:16:32 PM Manny20444
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderman'' also uses the Norman Osborn favoring Peter plot, but this version of Norman is much more malicious and openly demeans his son.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderman'' also uses the Norman Osborn favoring Osborn/Green Goblin preferring Peter plot, but this version of Norman is much more malicious and openly demeans Parker to his son.son Harry plot.
19th Jan '16 12:52:24 PM Willbyr
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* In MutekiKanbanMusume, Makiko says this about hard working Kankuro (Makiko's daughter is TheSlacker AdultChild Miki).

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* In MutekiKanbanMusume, ''Manga/MutekiKanbanMusume'', Makiko says this about hard working Kankuro (Makiko's daughter is TheSlacker AdultChild Miki).
6th Jan '16 10:06:56 PM nombretomado
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* Hwang in the SoulSeries. Seung Han Myong basically treats him like the son he never had, and whilst he loves his daughter Seung Mina, will not allow her to go out to fight because it wasn't considered proper for a woman to do so in Korea at the time.

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* Hwang in the SoulSeries.VideoGame/SoulSeries. Seung Han Myong basically treats him like the son he never had, and whilst he loves his daughter Seung Mina, will not allow her to go out to fight because it wasn't considered proper for a woman to do so in Korea at the time.
9th Jul '15 12:52:08 PM 20689409
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* Arulaine makes no secret of his liking for Malachi in [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Literature/Eludoran Eludoran]], much to his own daughter's jealousy
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