Playing With: Babies Ever After
: A Happily Ever After
situation made more heartwarming with babies.
- Straight: After defeating the Wicked Witch and securing peace in Troperia, Bob marries his Love Interest Alice. It's later revealed that they had three children afterward.
- Alice and Bob have lots and lots of children.
- Every character marries (if they haven't already), and every couple has at least two children. Alice and Bob have ten.
- The timeline continues long enough for Alice and Bob to become great-grandparents, although neither one dies.
- Alice and Bob have or adopt one child.
- A minor character marries and starts a family.
- After defeating the Wicked Witch, Alice and Bob are reunited with their respective parents, who they thought were killed by the witch.
- Their parents were never presumed dead, but Alice and Bob each get a younger sibling at the end.
- Alice and Bob end up sad because they are infertile or simply can't afford children, while the minor characters can.
- Kid Heroes Alice and Bob were orphans, but get Happily Adopted together.
- A Downer Ending is made worse by babies: The Bad Guy Wins. A lot of people, including Bob, have been killed and Alice has been raped by the witch's lackey. Alice is pregnant, and is forced to give birth because abortion is illegal and/or unsafe. Also, for some unexplained reason, she can't give the baby up for adoption. The last thing Alice wants is to raise the child, but if she doesn't, she'll become an outcast.
- The absence of a baby makes the ending happier: the witch becomes pregnant after her defeat, but has a Convenient Miscarriage.
- Alice and Bob have a baby at the beginning.
- Alice and Bob already had children, but give them up for adoption after defeating the Wicked Witch.
- Alice and Bob have adult children at home, and they move out at the end.
- The witch kills Alice and Bob's children just before she is defeated.
- The witch defeats Alice and Bob. She then marries a sorcerer and has a child.
- Alice gets pregnant, but miscarries.
- They have a child, Charles. He dies young.
- Alice gets pregnant and falls ill shortly after. The ending gets more bittersweet in that Alice will likely die in childbirth or, worse yet, die while still pregnant.
- Alice's parents and/or Bob's parents want grandchildren. However, Alice and Bob refuse to start a family.
- Everyone talks about how Alice and Bob love each other and will probably start a family, but it turns out they're not in love. If anything, they are Platonic Life Partners.
- Alice and Bob are shown with a baby, but the baby is revealed to be Bob's nephew.
- The story ends with Alice revealing to Bob that she is pregnant, but we don't see what their children actually look like.
- Double Subverted:
- They try for children again, and this time, they succeed.
- Correction: Charles Disney Dies young.
- Alice gets cured in time and gives birth to healthy twins. Alice, Bob, Charles, and Charlotte live happily ever after.
- They later change their minds.
- Alice and Bob are Just Friends, and both marry characters who were not previously seen. Both couples have children, and the children grow up knowing each other.
- It is then revealed that Bob's sister Giselle is raising Alice and Bob's baby; they switched because Alice wanted a boy and Giselle wanted a girl.
- The children are shown in a Spin-Offspring.
- Alice and Bob don't have children, but somehow their weapons do.
- Alice and Bob break up without having done anything, but Alice has a virgin birth.
- Bob becomes pregnant.
- Zig Zagged: ???
- None of the characters procreate.
- None of the characters are in a relationship or enter one at the end.
- Lampshaded: "I saw Alice with her newborn baby a few days ago. Wasn't Alice the girl that helped Bob save us all from that witch?"
- Exploited: In the sequel, the new Big Bad kidnaps their children and uses them as bait.
- Alice thinks that Children Are a Waste. She tells Bob that she isn't going to have children, and if Bob disagrees, he has to find another girl. Bob agrees with Alice, so he stays with her.
- Alice gives birth, but gives her baby up for adoption, claiming she's single so she doesn't need Bob's input.
- Discussed: "So, Bob, do you want children?" "I don't know, Alice. Let's wait a while and then decide."
- Conversed: "I love this movie's ending." "I know. The happiest endings are those that involve babies."
- Implied: At the very end (several months after the witch's defeat), Alice and Bob are a Happily Married couple. Alice's stomach is fatter than before, implying that she could be pregnant. She silently winks at the audience, as if to say "it's exactly what you're thinking". A Spin-Offspring may or may not follow.
- Alice and Bob may be great heroes, but they become horrible (possibly abusive) parents.
- Alice and Bob still have demanding jobs as well as Chronic Hero Syndrome, so they don't have time to care for their children.
- They take parenting classes before their children are born, so they know how to be good parents.
- Someone adopts the children, who become Happily Adopted. Of course, Alice and Bob visit them when they have time, and the children understand that their parents love them and want the best for them.
- Played For Laughs:
- Played For Drama:
- Same as above, except Bob murders Alice because he thinks she cheated on him.
- Even with the witch out of the picture, it's still a Crapsack World. As a result, Alice and Bob's children are expected to lead terrible lives.
- Untwisted: Alice and Bob talk constantly about how they want to have children as soon as the witch is defeated. The witch forcibly sterilizes them, but they adopt.
And so Alice and Bob
had Babies Ever After
. The End