->''"Father, Father, where you been?''
->''I've been out in the world since I was only ten.''
->''Father, Father, where you been?''
->''I've been out in the world since I was only ten."''
-> \\
''"Don't worry 'bout me''
->''I'm about to die of pleurisy."''
-->--'''Jack Kerouac''', "Home I'll Never Be" (recorded as a song by TomWaits)

->''My father left my mother \\
for the love of a[[FreudianSlip POONTANG]]nother\\
And I have a BASTARD brother\\
Who I've never really known\\
Because me dad moved up to Queensland\\
And he doesn't have a BULLSHIT YOU FAT FUCK telephone''
-->--'''TimMinchin''', ''Angry (Feet)''

->'''Indiana Jones:''' It was just the two of us, dad. It was a lonely way to grow up. For you, too. If you had been an ordinary, average father like the other guys' dads, you'd have understood that.
->'''Professor Henry Jones Sr.:''' Actually, I was a wonderful father.
->'''Indy:''' When?
->'''Henry:''' Did I ever tell you to eat up? Go to bed? Wash your ears? Do your homework? No. I respected your privacy and I taught you self- reliance.
->'''Indy:''' What you taught me was that I was less important to you than people who had been dead for five hundred years in another country. And I learned it so well that we've hardly spoken for twenty years.
-->-- ''IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade''

->'''Nightmare Moon''': "And... what would father say, knowing... that we... that [[WhatTheHellHero you used his gift to do this to... to me?]]"
->'''Celestia''': "Nothing. Father isn't here, Luna. He was ''never'' here."

->''Daddy's flown across the ocean\\
Leavin' just a memory\\
A snapshot in the family album\\
Daddy, what else did you leave for me?\\
Daddy, what'd you leave behind for me?!\\
All in all, it was just [[FreudianExcuse a brick in the wall]].\\
All in all, it was all just bricks in the wall.''
-->-- '''PinkFloyd''', "[[Music/TheWall Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 1]]"