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* ''Literature/CatPack'': Texas Jake was an unwanted pregnancy. His mother didn't want children and abandoned her litter once they were old enough to fend for themselves. Without a parent around, all of Texas Jake's siblings were killed a few days afterwards when a man threw them in a river.


* ''Film/KnockedUp'': A girl gets [[TitleDrop knocked up]] after a OneNightStand.

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* ''Film/KnockedUp'': A girl gets [[TitleDrop knocked up]] after a OneNightStand.one-night stand.

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* In ''Series/{{Roseanne}}'', D.J.'s sisters tell him that he was an "accident"; but when he asks Roseanne about this, she gently explains that he was a [[SurprisePregnancy "surprise"]].


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* In the French BlackComedy novel ''Literature/TheSuicideShop'', Alan's parents who run the titular suicide shop state that they didn't want a third child and that Alan was conceived when they [[ButWeUsedACondom tested a condom with a hole in it]] that was intended for customers who wished to off themselves by contracting a venereal disease. This plot point isn't brought up in [[WesternAnimation/TheSuicideShop the animated film]].
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* About half of [[Main/MostTropersAreYoungNerds you]], statistically speaking.
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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}},'' [[ExtracurricularEnthusiast Jodie]]'s baby brother, Evan, was unplanned by mother Michele's own admission. She's eager for him to go to daycare so that she can get back to her career; father Andrew, meanwhile, [[HeirClubForMen is just glad to finally have a son]].


* An ''Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks'' fanfiction actually sheds light on this, as Jeanette befriends a new chipmunk girl in school named Amanda, who comes from a very abusive home, and even tells Jeanette that her parents constantly tell her, to her face, that she was never meant to be born, and that she is a mistake.

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* An ''Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks'' ''WesternAnimation/AlvinAndTheChipmunks'' fanfiction actually sheds light on this, as Jeanette befriends a new chipmunk girl in school named Amanda, who comes from a very abusive home, and even tells Jeanette that her parents constantly tell her, to her face, that she was never meant to be born, and that she is a mistake.


* In the {{Backstory}} of ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'', Al & Peg got married because Al impregnated Peg with (what turned out to be) Kelly.

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In the {{Backstory}} of ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'', {{Backstory}}, Al & Peg got married because Al impregnated Peg with (what turned out to be) Kelly.



* In an episode of ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'', Lois and Hal are fighting because he lied about getting a vasectomy years earlier, which led to Lois being currently pregnant with their fifth son, Jamie. When Hal tries to counter her argument on him needing a vasectomy, she fires back that they have a "rhythm child," a "diaphragm child," a "condom child," and "two abstinence children."

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In an episode of ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'', episode, Lois and Hal are fighting because he lied about getting a vasectomy years earlier, which led to Lois being currently pregnant with their fifth son, Jamie. When Hal tries to counter her argument on him needing a vasectomy, she fires back that they have a "rhythm child," a "diaphragm child," a "condom child," and "two abstinence children."



* In the ''Series/That70sShow''episode where Hyde's mom is introduced as the school's cafeteria lady during "career day," Fez sees her and Hyde get into another argument about how getting pregnant with him led to her abandoning a career as a professional water skier.

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* In the ''Series/That70sShow''episode ''Series/That70sShow'' episode where Hyde's mom is introduced as the school's cafeteria lady during "career day," Fez sees her and Hyde get into another argument about how getting pregnant with him led to her abandoning a career as a professional water skier.

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* About half of [[Main/MostTropersAreYoungNerds you]], statistically speaking.
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* ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent'': Reynir suspects to have been "a mistake" because all four of his older siblings are proto-DesignerBabies, [[http://www.sssscomic.com/comic.php?page=292 while he's very obviously the natural child of his parents]].

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* ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent'': Reynir suspects to have been "a mistake" because all four of his older siblings are proto-DesignerBabies, proto-DesignerBabies with a few ChocolateBaby traits, [[http://www.sssscomic.com/comic.php?page=292 while he's very obviously the natural child of his parents]].


'''Robin:''' Don't worry, Professor. [[SurprisePregnancy I was an accident, too!]]\\

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'''Robin:''' Don't worry, Professor. [[SurprisePregnancy I was an accident, too!]]\\too!\\


* In an episode of ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'', Lois and Hal are fighting because he lied about getting a vasectomy years earlier, which led to Lois being currently pregnant with their fifth son, Jamie. When Hal tries to counter her argument on him needing a vasectomy, she fires back that they have a "traditional (pull out) method child," a "condom child," and their "two abstinence children."

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* In an episode of ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'', Lois and Hal are fighting because he lied about getting a vasectomy years earlier, which led to Lois being currently pregnant with their fifth son, Jamie. When Hal tries to counter her argument on him needing a vasectomy, she fires back that they have a "traditional (pull out) method "rhythm child," a "diaphragm child," a "condom child," and their "two abstinence children."


** During [[WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue the epilogue]] of the [[GrandFinale final episode,]] after Reese moved in with Craig, and Malcolm [[IvyLeagueForEveryone went off to Harvard,]] Hal is telling telling Lois how happy he his that they only have to wait until Dewey and Jamie grow up and move out so that they can finally be alone. Lois then shows positive pregnancy test, and Hal lest out a BigNo.

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** During [[WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue the epilogue]] of the [[GrandFinale final episode,]] after Reese moved in with Craig, and Malcolm [[IvyLeagueForEveryone went off to Harvard,]] Hal is telling telling Lois how happy he his that they only have to wait until Dewey and Jamie grow up and move out so that they can finally be alone. Lois then shows him positive pregnancy test, and Hal lest out a BigNo.BigNo.
* In the ''Series/That70sShow''episode where Hyde's mom is introduced as the school's cafeteria lady during "career day," Fez sees her and Hyde get into another argument about how getting pregnant with him led to her abandoning a career as a professional water skier.


** In other episodes reveal that their son, Bud, was also an accident.

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** In other episodes reveal episodes, Al has clearly stated that their son, Bud, Bud was also an accident.



* In an episode of ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'', Lois and Hal are fighting because he lied about getting a vasectomy years earlier, which led to Lois being currently pregnant with their fifth son, Jamie. When Hal tries to counter her argument on him needing a vasectomy, she fires back that they have a "traditional (pull out) method child," a "condom child," and their "two abstinence children."
** During [[WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue the epilogue]] of the [[GrandFinale final episode,]] after Reese moved in with Craig, and Malcolm [[IvyLeagueForEveryone went off to Harvard,]] Hal is telling telling Lois how happy he his that they only have to wait until Dewey and Jamie grow up and move out so that they can finally be alone. Lois then shows positive pregnancy test, and Hal lest out a BigNo.



--> '''Dad:''' Uh, how old are you?

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--> '''Dad:''' Uh, how Uh... How old are you?

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** In other episodes reveal that their son, Bud, was also an accident.


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* ''WesternAnimation/FairlyOddparents'' has this exchange:
--> '''Dad:''' My dreams were shattered years ago.
--> '''Timmy:''' How many years ago?
--> '''Dad:''' Uh, how old are you?


* ''Fanfic/TriptychContinuum'': As insinuated in ''[[Recap/TriptychContinuumTricksOfTheTradeShow Tricks of the Trade Show]]'', Sweetie Belle, Rarity's sister, as Rarity learns from her dad:
--> "We weren't..." An even longer pause. "...expecting Sweetie." ''Very'' awkwardly, "Took us a while before we got you, and we kind of thought -- you were gonna be it. Sweetie was..." Stopped.\\
She understood the hesitancy: a father who wasn't comfortable with discussing birth, because it might lead into his child considering [[PrimalScene the activities between her parents which led to pregnancy. Rarity had an excellent imagination, and thus when matters of self-preservation arose, knew just when she had to shut it down]].

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