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* In ''Series/Shadowhunters'', character Izzy is played by actress Emeraude Toubia, who is the daughter of a Mexican mother and a Lebanese-American father. Because of this, the character speaks with a very noticeable accent not shared by any other members of her on-screen family.

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* In ''Series/Shadowhunters'', ''Series/{{Shadowhunters}}'', character Izzy is played by actress Emeraude Toubia, who is the daughter of a Mexican mother and a Lebanese-American father. Because of this, the character speaks with a very noticeable accent not shared by any other members of her on-screen family.

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* In ''Series/Shadowhunters'', character Izzy is played by actress Emeraude Toubia, who is the daughter of a Mexican mother and a Lebanese-American father. Because of this, the character speaks with a very noticeable accent not shared by any other members of her on-screen family.


* ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'': The parental generation of Vikings all have Scottish accents[[note]]which would be weird by itself were they not in the area of the genuinely Viking-populated Scottish Hebrides[[/note]], but their children (including the protagonist) all have American accents.

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* ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'': The parental generation of Vikings all have Scottish accents[[note]]which would be weird by itself were they not in the area of the genuinely Viking-populated Scottish Hebrides[[/note]], but their children (including the protagonist) all have American accents. And then some of the other Vikings have ''English'' accents.

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* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'''s Peter and Lois Griffin both speak with thick, Rhode Island accents, but none of their children do: the eldest use regular American accents, and the youngest is, of all things, an EvilBrit. Even when he finally outs himself as a FakeBrit, the trope still applies, as his accent is no different from his siblings.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'': Amy speaks with a ValleyGirl-kind of American accent with some FutureSlang, while her parents have noticeable Chinese accents. It clearly resembles a family where the parents are immigrants, but all three were born and raised on the same colony of ''Mars'', and the (non-native) culture there isn't recognizably different than in New New York.


* Webby of ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' speaks with an American accent, but was raised by her British grandmother in the mansion of a Scottish trillionaire and has admitted that she never heard an American accent until she was seven.

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* Webby of ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' speaks with an American accent, but was raised by her British grandmother in the mansion of a Scottish trillionaire and has admitted mansion, yet speaks with a flawless American accent despite saying that she never heard an American accent one until she was seven.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/Shrek2'': King Harold and Queen Lillian both have British accents (and are played by British actors) but their daughter Fiona has an American accent. She's also married to someone with a Scottish accent.


A sub-trope of UnexplainedAccent.

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A sub-trope of UnexplainedAccent. Compare TheKidsAreAmerican, where the adults have appropriate accents for their country of origin, but their children inexplicably have American accents.

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* On ''Series/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina'', Hilda speaks with an English accent while her sister Zelda speaks with an American accent, even though it's implied they grew up together in the United States.


* Star in ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'' has a general American accent, even though [[AliensOfLondon her parents]] both speak with English accents.

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* Star in ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'' has a general American accent, even though [[AliensOfLondon her parents]] (along with the rest of Mewni) both speak with English accents.

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* ''Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera'': Parvi Largo speaks with a pronounced Italian accent that nobody else in his family speaks with.


* In ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'', Deanna Troi has a heavy Eastern-European accent. Her mother has a more American accent.

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* In ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'', Deanna Troi has a heavy Eastern-European accent. Her mother has a more American accent.[[note]]Deanna was originally conceived as an exotic character with an exotic accent to match, not unlike Ilia from ''Film/StarTrekTheMotionPicture''. However, actress Marina Sirtis actually began developing the accent while she was auditioning for the security chief role, after that character was changed from the ethnically-Latina Macha Hernandez to the ethnically-Russian Tasha Yar. While the other producers were liking Sirtis as Yar and Denise Crosby as Troi, Creator/GeneRoddenberry felt the roles would be better served by switching the actresses, and now recast as Troi, Sirtis further developed the accent as a "Betazoid" accent. However, when Majel Barrett was cast as Lwaxana, she was given carte blanche to play the role as essentially herself, with her own natural accent. This ended up carrying over to every other Betazoid character appearing in the franchise, all portrayed by actors using their own natural American accents, making Deanna's accent all that more of an outlier. Sirtis would gradually soften the accent over the course of the series, to the point where in the films and her appearances on ''[[Series/StarTrekVoyager Voyager]]'', Deanna has more of a Mid-Atlantic accent.[[/note]]

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* Neither Rarity nor Sweetie Belle of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' share their parents' heavy Upper Midwest accents. Sweetie Belle speaks with a fairly general Canadian-American accent, while Rarity has affected a Mid-Atlantic accent, though [[OohMeAccentsSlipping it occasionally slips]] into something closer to her sister's accent than her parents'.


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* ''WebVideo/TheOatsSeries'': Older Pig speaks with an American accent while Younger Pig (and just about everyone else they know) speaks with a British accent.

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* ''WebVideo/TheOatsSeries'': ''WebAnimation/TheOatsSeries'': Older Pig speaks with an American accent while Younger Pig (and just about everyone else they know) speaks with a British accent.

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