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*** [[spoiler: Season 3 however reveals that Gar's powers are a result of a green monkey god, a nod to his comic incarnation.]]

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** Jade Nguyen aka Cheshire was kidnapped as a child and sold into sexual slavery before being adopted by Chinese freedom fighter, Weng Chan. [[note]]This was later retconned into her being a ChildByRape who was sold into sexual slavery because of the shame it brought on her mother's family[[/note]]. In the show, Jade is the daughter of the villains Lawrence Crock and Paula Nguyen aka Sportsmaster and Huntress respectively and is the sister of Artemis Crock. Also, while Jade is typically a freelance mercenary, here she is a member of the League of Shadows.


* ''WesternAnimation/Ducktales2017'': The show's versions of WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck and Negaduck both have different origin stories. The former is [[spoiler:a young actor and fan of the ShowWithinAShow version of Darkwing Duck who was inspired by Launchpad to become a real-life version of their hero]]; the latter is neither a version of Darkwing from a MirrorUniverse nor Darkwing's evil side made manifest, but instead [[spoiler:the former actor in the Darkwing role, driven insane after he was replaced in the role for a reboot and getting caught in an explosion]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/Ducktales2017'': The show's versions of WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck and Negaduck both have different origin stories. The former is [[spoiler:a young actor and fan of the ShowWithinAShow version of Darkwing Duck who was inspired by Launchpad to become a real-life version of their hero]]; the latter is neither a version of Darkwing from a MirrorUniverse nor Darkwing's evil side made manifest, but instead [[spoiler:the former actor in the Darkwing role, driven insane after he was replaced in the role for a reboot and getting got caught in an explosion]].


* Speaking of ''Franchise/TheSmurfs'', the comic books had their first encounter with Gargamel taking place within the present time period in "The Smurfnapper", where Gargamel abducts one Smurf to use for his gold-making formula and the other Smurfs spend the night in Gargamel's hovel seeking an opportunity to rescue the Smurf. In the AnimatedAdaptation, however, their first meeting with Gargamel happened about ten years prior to the present time period, as revealed in "Gargamel's Time Trip", when Gargamel sought to capture a Smurf to finish his sorcerer's school project so that he could graduate.

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* Speaking of ''Franchise/TheSmurfs'', the comic books had their first encounter with Gargamel taking place within the present time period in "The Smurfnapper", where Gargamel abducts one Smurf to use for his gold-making formula and the other Smurfs spend the night in Gargamel's hovel seeking an opportunity to rescue the Smurf. In the AnimatedAdaptation, however, their first meeting with Gargamel happened about ten years prior to the present time period, as revealed in "Gargamel's Time Trip", when Gargamel sought to capture a Smurf to finish his sorcerer's school project so that he could graduate.graduate.
* ''WesternAnimation/Ducktales2017'': The show's versions of WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck and Negaduck both have different origin stories. The former is [[spoiler:a young actor and fan of the ShowWithinAShow version of Darkwing Duck who was inspired by Launchpad to become a real-life version of their hero]]; the latter is neither a version of Darkwing from a MirrorUniverse nor Darkwing's evil side made manifest, but instead [[spoiler:the former actor in the Darkwing role, driven insane after he was replaced in the role for a reboot and getting caught in an explosion]].


* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' Shana and Aja were two of the many foster girls that the Bentons took care of. They were the original two, so they became close friends with Jerrica and Kimber. In ''ComicBook/JemAndTheHolograms'', they were the only foster/adopted children of the Bentons. This means that the comic [[RelatedInTheAdaptation puts much more emphasis]] on them being the HappilyAdopted sisters of Jerrica and Kimber, rather than treating them as simply TrueCompanions.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'', Shana and Aja were two of the many foster girls that the Bentons took care of. They were the original two, so they became close friends with Jerrica and Kimber. In ''ComicBook/JemAndTheHolograms'', they were the only foster/adopted children of the Bentons. This means that the comic [[RelatedInTheAdaptation puts much more emphasis]] on them being the HappilyAdopted sisters of Jerrica and Kimber, rather than treating them as simply TrueCompanions.



** Sometimes, like in ''ComicBook/WonderWoman1987'', ''all'' the Amazons are women who were killed by men and granted new immortal bodies fashioned of clay by the Greek goddesses, sometimes Diana and Nubia are the only two who were brought to life as fatherless daughters, sometimes Donna is added to this trio of clay Amazons, and in the New 52 Diana was given [[ComicBook/WonderGirl Cassie]]'s backstory as a demigod daughter of Zeus.

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** Sometimes, like in ''ComicBook/WonderWoman1987'', ''all'' the Amazons are women who were killed by men and granted new immortal bodies fashioned of clay by the Greek goddesses, sometimes Diana and Nubia are the only two who were brought to life as fatherless daughters, sometimes Donna is added to this trio of clay Amazons, and in the New 52 ComicBook/New52 Diana was given [[ComicBook/WonderGirl Cassie]]'s backstory as a demigod daughter of Zeus.




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** In DC canon, Kara Zor-El escapes Krypton's destruction in a spaceship as Superman did. In ''Teen Titans: Together for Tomorrow'', Kara was in Kandor when the city was shrunken and stolen by Brainiac, and lived imprisoned (and [[OlderThanTheyLook unaging]]) in the bottled city for thirty years until Superboy helped release her.
** Rather than because Aquaman accidentally murdered his father, Mera's {{Exposition}} in ''Teen Titans: Witch-Hunt'' explains David Hyde became the villain Black Manta and swore revenge on Atlantis because his Atlantean lover Sha'laina was brutally executed under suspicion of treason, an event which predates Aquaman's reign.


* In the ''ComicBook/JohanAndPeewit'' comic books, their first meeting with the Smurfs took place in the story "The Smurfs And The Magic Flute", in which they sought the help of the Smurfs to retrieve a magic flute that Peewit found that was stolen by Matthew [=McCreep=] and used for robbery. In the AnimatedAdaptation that was part of ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' cartoon show, their first meeting happened in "The Cursed Country", where Hefty and Smurfette sought their help in rescuing their fellow Smurfs from being abducted by an evil dragon tamer.

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* In the ''ComicBook/JohanAndPeewit'' comic books, their first meeting with the Smurfs took place in the story "The Smurfs And The Magic Flute", in which they sought the help of the Smurfs to retrieve a magic flute that Peewit found that was stolen by Matthew [=McCreep=] and used for robbery. In the AnimatedAdaptation that was part of ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' cartoon show, their first meeting happened in "The Cursed Country", where Hefty and Smurfette sought their help in rescuing their fellow Smurfs from being abducted by an evil dragon tamer.tamer.
* Speaking of ''Franchise/TheSmurfs'', the comic books had their first encounter with Gargamel taking place within the present time period in "The Smurfnapper", where Gargamel abducts one Smurf to use for his gold-making formula and the other Smurfs spend the night in Gargamel's hovel seeking an opportunity to rescue the Smurf. In the AnimatedAdaptation, however, their first meeting with Gargamel happened about ten years prior to the present time period, as revealed in "Gargamel's Time Trip", when Gargamel sought to capture a Smurf to finish his sorcerer's school project so that he could graduate.


* ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'' show that Sonic met a lost Tails when the latter was a toddler. Sonic reluctantly adopts Tails as his brother. In the games, Tails and Sonic met when Sonic landed on West Side Island. Tails was bullied by others for his two tails but became interested in the cool hedgehog. Sonic originally thought of Tails as just a pesky kid, but after Tails helped him on his adventure Sonic began to respect Tails.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'' show that Sonic met a lost Tails when the latter was a toddler. Sonic reluctantly adopts Tails as his brother. In the games, Tails and Sonic met when Sonic landed on West Side Island. Tails was bullied by others for his two tails but became interested in the cool hedgehog. Sonic originally thought of Tails as just a pesky kid, but after Tails helped him on his adventure Sonic began to respect Tails.Tails.
* In the ''ComicBook/JohanAndPeewit'' comic books, their first meeting with the Smurfs took place in the story "The Smurfs And The Magic Flute", in which they sought the help of the Smurfs to retrieve a magic flute that Peewit found that was stolen by Matthew [=McCreep=] and used for robbery. In the AnimatedAdaptation that was part of ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' cartoon show, their first meeting happened in "The Cursed Country", where Hefty and Smurfette sought their help in rescuing their fellow Smurfs from being abducted by an evil dragon tamer.


* In the normal ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' comic strips, Jon Arbuckle's other pet Odie was actually that of his friend Lyman, who appeared for a certain number of strips as Jon's live-in partner and then vanished altogether without explanation. In one of the stories from ''ComicBook/GarfieldHis9Lives'' (the story that retells Garfield's origin), Jon saw that Garfield was lonely and so he bought Odie and brought him home to keep Garfield company.

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* In the normal ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' comic strips, Jon Arbuckle's other pet Odie was actually that of his friend Lyman, who appeared for a certain number of strips as Jon's live-in partner and then vanished altogether without explanation. In one of the stories from ''ComicBook/GarfieldHis9Lives'' (the story that retells Garfield's origin), Jon saw that Garfield was lonely and so he bought Odie from the pet store -- the same pet store that Garfield was in -- and brought him home to keep Garfield company.


* In the normal ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' comic strips, Jon Arbuckle's other pet Odie was actually that of his friend Lyman, who appeared for a certain number of strips and then vanished altogether without explanation. In one of the stories from ''ComicBook/GarfieldHis9Lives'' (the story that retells Garfield's origin), Jon saw that Garfield was lonely and so he bought Odie and brought him home to keep Garfield company.

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* In the normal ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' comic strips, Jon Arbuckle's other pet Odie was actually that of his friend Lyman, who appeared for a certain number of strips as Jon's live-in partner and then vanished altogether without explanation. In one of the stories from ''ComicBook/GarfieldHis9Lives'' (the story that retells Garfield's origin), Jon saw that Garfield was lonely and so he bought Odie and brought him home to keep Garfield company.


* In the normal ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' comic strips, Jon Arbuckle's other pet Odie was actually that of his friend Lyman, who appeared for a certain number of strips and then vanished altogether without explanation. In one of the stories from ''ComicBook/GarfieldHis9Lives'', Jon saw that Garfield was lonely and so he bought Odie and brought him home to keep Garfield company.

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* In the normal ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' comic strips, Jon Arbuckle's other pet Odie was actually that of his friend Lyman, who appeared for a certain number of strips and then vanished altogether without explanation. In one of the stories from ''ComicBook/GarfieldHis9Lives'', ''ComicBook/GarfieldHis9Lives'' (the story that retells Garfield's origin), Jon saw that Garfield was lonely and so he bought Odie and brought him home to keep Garfield company.


* In the normal ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' comic strips, Jon Arbuckle's other pet Odie was actually that of his friend Lyman, who appeared for a certain number of strips and then vanished altogether without explanation. In one of the stories from ''Garfield: His Nine Lives'', Jon saw that Garfield was lonely and so he bought Odie and brought him home to keep Garfield company.

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* In the normal ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' comic strips, Jon Arbuckle's other pet Odie was actually that of his friend Lyman, who appeared for a certain number of strips and then vanished altogether without explanation. In one of the stories from ''Garfield: His Nine Lives'', ''ComicBook/GarfieldHis9Lives'', Jon saw that Garfield was lonely and so he bought Odie and brought him home to keep Garfield company.

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* In the normal ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' comic strips, Jon Arbuckle's other pet Odie was actually that of his friend Lyman, who appeared for a certain number of strips and then vanished altogether without explanation. In one of the stories from ''Garfield: His Nine Lives'', Jon saw that Garfield was lonely and so he bought Odie and brought him home to keep Garfield company.


* ''Fanfic/EmpathTheLuckiestSmurf'' changes the backstory of Franchise/TheSmurfs, from the Smurfs all being sons of Papa Smurf that were born through DeliveryStork to them being the sons of Papa Smurf's fellow Smurfs born through natural physical means, with the parents perishing through an OnlyFatalToAdults [[ThePlague plague]] and Papa Smurf having to adopt them all as his sons. [[spoiler:Papa Smurf himself is the father of the series' main character Empath, while Brainy, who assumed that he was Papa Smurf's son, was actually fathered by a friend of Papa Smurf who gave Empath's mother another son after it was assumed that Empath was brought to the Psyche Master by Papa Smurf to be put to death.]]

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* ''Fanfic/EmpathTheLuckiestSmurf'' changes the backstory of Franchise/TheSmurfs, from the Smurfs all being sons of Papa Smurf that were born through DeliveryStork to them being the sons of Papa Smurf's fellow Smurfs born through natural physical means, with the parents perishing through an OnlyFatalToAdults [[ThePlague plague]] and Papa Smurf having to adopt them all as his sons. [[spoiler:Papa Smurf himself is the father of the series' main character Empath, while Brainy, who assumed that he was Papa Smurf's son, was actually fathered by a friend of Papa Smurf who gave Empath's mother another son after it was assumed that Empath was brought to the Psyche Master by Papa Smurf to be put to death.]]
]] The backstory of the Smurflings is also changed, with Nat, Snappy, and Slouchy being Smurflings that came straight from Smurfling Island where nobody ever ages, and Sassette being an actual female Smurf who was put into a CrystalPrison by an evil female wraith and made to believe that she was an artificially-created female Smurf like Smurfette when she was released years later.

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* ''Fanfic/EmpathTheLuckiestSmurf'' changes the backstory of Franchise/TheSmurfs, from the Smurfs all being sons of Papa Smurf that were born through DeliveryStork to them being the sons of Papa Smurf's fellow Smurfs born through natural physical means, with the parents perishing through an OnlyFatalToAdults [[ThePlague plague]] and Papa Smurf having to adopt them all as his sons. [[spoiler:Papa Smurf himself is the father of the series' main character Empath, while Brainy, who assumed that he was Papa Smurf's son, was actually fathered by a friend of Papa Smurf who gave Empath's mother another son after it was assumed that Empath was brought to the Psyche Master by Papa Smurf to be put to death.]]



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** In ''ComicBook/{{The Legend of Wonder Woman|2016}}'' Vol 2 the Amazons are now the creation of Zeus instead of a group of goddesses carefully acting to hide their work from him, Diana's mother and aunts are all the champions of male Olympians and the Amazons are separated from humanity in order to continue providing the gods with worship rather than as a sanctuary away from cruel men.

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