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* ''Series/{{House}}'' had a birthday in the first season of the show and his age was not mentioned (of course, he doesn't want a party.)


* Initially averted in ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'' when one issue has him celebrating his 15th birthday. When another issue has him celebrating a birthday, Rotor questions if he should be 16 or 17 (thanks to adventures in space, Mobius went through a year of changes while Sonic didn't age at all). Sonic replies he should be 16 forever and ever, thus invoking this trope should another birthday issue come up.

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* Initially averted in ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'' when one issue has him celebrating his 15th 16th birthday. When another issue has him celebrating a birthday, Rotor questions if he should be 16 or 17 (thanks to adventures in space, Mobius went through a year of changes while Sonic didn't age at all). Sonic replies he should be 16 forever and ever, thus invoking this trope should another birthday issue come up.


* This is combined with VagueAge in the ''WesternAnimation/OKKOLetsBeHeroes'' episode "Plaza Alone", in which K.O. has his 6-11th birthday party. This is the same age range he was at the start of the series and [[NotAllowedToGrowUp the same age range]] he will celebrate for any future birthdays.

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* This is combined with VagueAge in the ''WesternAnimation/OKKOLetsBeHeroes'' episode "Plaza Alone", in which K.O. has his 6-11th birthday party. This is the same age range he was at the start of the series and [[NotAllowedToGrowUp the same age range]] he will celebrate for any future birthdays. birthdays]].



* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Madeline}}'', neither Pepito's birthday celebration in ''Madeline in London'' nor Madeline's in ''Madeline's Birthday at the Zoo'' mention their ages. A close look reveals that Pepito's birthday cake has six candles, though (FridgeHorror: this means that all his animal cruelty in ''Madeline and the Bad Hat'' took place when he was only [[CreepyChild five!]]), while Madeline's cake in the later episode has seven.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Madeline}}'', neither Pepito's birthday celebration in ''Madeline in London'' nor Madeline's in ''Madeline's Birthday at the Zoo'' mention their ages. A close look reveals that Pepito's birthday cake has six candles, though (FridgeHorror: this means that all his animal cruelty in ''Madeline and the Bad Hat'' took place when he was only [[CreepyChild five!]]), though, while Madeline's cake in the later episode has seven.seven.
* Subtly subverted in ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'': [[EnfantTerrible The Delightful Children from Down the Lane]] have a birthday party OnceASeason, ultimately holding six, without anyone visibly aging. However, it's briefly mentioned that, despite [[TheDividual the five of them acting in complete unison]] and celebrating collectively, there's a separate party for each's birthday every year. So only one year passes between the first and last. [[DoubleSubversion That said, no one is mentioned to have even aged a year in that time frame.]]


* Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog celebrates his birthday in his MilestoneCelebration-game ''VideoGame/SonicGenerations''. However, there are no candles/banners to indicate his age, and WordOfGod has indicated that Sonic is still fifteen.

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* Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog celebrates his birthday in his MilestoneCelebration-game ''VideoGame/SonicGenerations''. However, there are no candles/banners to indicate his age, and WordOfGod has indicated that Sonic is still fifteen.


* A recurring gag in ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' is that Prunella celebrates her half-birthday in addition to her birthday, allowing the show to have three seperate episodes centered around a "birthday celebration" for her, prompting one character to ask if she had a birthday six months ago, only to be corrected that this celebration is either her half-birthday or her real birthday and this one was the other birthday celebration. That said, Prunella is a grade ahead of the core cast, who are all in the third grade and mostly are said to be 8 years old, making Prunella 9 years old, 9 1/2 years old, or 8 1/2 years old, depending on the episodes timeline, justifying this trope.

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* A recurring gag in ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' is that Prunella celebrates her half-birthday in addition to her birthday, allowing the show to have three seperate separate episodes centered around a "birthday celebration" for her, prompting one character to ask if she had a birthday six months ago, only to be corrected that this celebration is either her half-birthday or her real birthday and this one was the other birthday celebration. That said, Prunella is a grade ahead of the core cast, who are all in the third grade and mostly are said to be 8 years old, making Prunella 9 years old, 9 1/2 years old, or 8 1/2 years old, depending on the episodes timeline, justifying this trope.trope.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Madeline}}'', neither Pepito's birthday celebration in ''Madeline in London'' nor Madeline's in ''Madeline's Birthday at the Zoo'' mention their ages. A close look reveals that Pepito's birthday cake has six candles, though (FridgeHorror: this means that all his animal cruelty in ''Madeline and the Bad Hat'' took place when he was only [[CreepyChild five!]]), while Madeline's cake in the later episode has seven.


* In ''Series/PowerRangers'' whenever a Ranger celebrates a birthday, no age will be mentioned. The most notable being the first time it happened in the first season in "Happy Birthday Zack" perhaps for the best since the characters, originally meant to be high school juniors or seniors at the time, were retconned into being freshman due to staying in high school for four seasons. Giving out an actual age would have ended in a continuity error.

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* In ''Series/PowerRangers'' ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' whenever a Ranger celebrates a birthday, no age will be mentioned. The most notable being the first time it happened in [[Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers the first season season]] in "Happy Birthday Zack" perhaps for the best since the characters, originally meant to be high school juniors or seniors at the time, were retconned into being freshman due to staying in high school for four seasons. Giving out an actual age would have ended in a continuity error.


* This is combined with VagueAge in the ''WesternAnimation/OKKOLetsBeHeroes'' episode "Plaza Alone", in which K.O. has his 6-11th birthday party. This is the same age range he was at the start of the series and the [[NotAllowedToGrowUp the same age range]] he will celebrate for any future birthdays.
* A recurring gag in ''WesternAnimation/{{Arther}}'' is that Prunella celebrates her half-birthday in addition to her birthday, allowing the show to have three seperate episodes centered around a "birthday celebration" for her, prompting one character to ask if she had a birthday six months ago, only to be corrected that this celebration is either her half-birthday or her real birthday and this one was the other birthday celebration. That said, Prunella is a grade ahead of the core cast, who are all in the third grade and mostly are said to be 8 years old, making Prunella 9 years old, 9 1/2 years old, or 8 1/2 years old, depending on the episodes timeline, justifying this trope.

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* This is combined with VagueAge in the ''WesternAnimation/OKKOLetsBeHeroes'' episode "Plaza Alone", in which K.O. has his 6-11th birthday party. This is the same age range he was at the start of the series and the [[NotAllowedToGrowUp the same age range]] he will celebrate for any future birthdays.
* A recurring gag in ''WesternAnimation/{{Arther}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' is that Prunella celebrates her half-birthday in addition to her birthday, allowing the show to have three seperate episodes centered around a "birthday celebration" for her, prompting one character to ask if she had a birthday six months ago, only to be corrected that this celebration is either her half-birthday or her real birthday and this one was the other birthday celebration. That said, Prunella is a grade ahead of the core cast, who are all in the third grade and mostly are said to be 8 years old, making Prunella 9 years old, 9 1/2 years old, or 8 1/2 years old, depending on the episodes timeline, justifying this trope.


* In the ''WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo'' episode "Mindy's Moon Bounce House", Mindy has her birthday, but it was never specified what age she became.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo'' episode "Mindy's Moon Bounce House", Mindy has her birthday, but it was never specified what age she became. Averted in "Mindy Turns Five" when [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin she celebrates her fifth birthday]] and can finally go into space with Jet, Sean and Sydney.



* A recurring gag in ''WesternAnimation/Arther '' is that Prunella celebrates her half-birthday in addition to her birthday, allowing the show to have three seperate episodes centered around a "birthday celebration" for her, prompting one character to ask if she had a birthday six months ago, only to be corrected that this celebration is either her half-birthday or her real birthday and this one was the other birthday celebration. That said, Prunella is a grade ahead of the core cast, who are all in the third grade and mostly are said to be 8 years old, making Prunella 9 years old, 9 1/2 years old, or 8 1/2 years old, depending on the episodes timeline, justifying this trope.

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* A recurring gag in ''WesternAnimation/Arther '' ''WesternAnimation/{{Arther}}'' is that Prunella celebrates her half-birthday in addition to her birthday, allowing the show to have three seperate episodes centered around a "birthday celebration" for her, prompting one character to ask if she had a birthday six months ago, only to be corrected that this celebration is either her half-birthday or her real birthday and this one was the other birthday celebration. That said, Prunella is a grade ahead of the core cast, who are all in the third grade and mostly are said to be 8 years old, making Prunella 9 years old, 9 1/2 years old, or 8 1/2 years old, depending on the episodes timeline, justifying this trope.

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* ''Anime/{{Doraemon}}'': Sue's age is never mentioned in "Worst Birthday Ever".

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* A recurring gag in ''WesternAnimation/Arther '' is that Prunella celebrates her half-birthday in addition to her birthday, allowing the show to have three seperate episodes centered around a "birthday celebration" for her, prompting one character to ask if she had a birthday six months ago, only to be corrected that this celebration is either her half-birthday or her real birthday and this one was the other birthday celebration. That said, Prunella is a grade ahead of the core cast, who are all in the third grade and mostly are said to be 8 years old, making Prunella 9 years old, 9 1/2 years old, or 8 1/2 years old, depending on the episodes timeline, justifying this trope.


* ''Animation/SimpleSamosa'' had Jalebi go through a birthday episode appropriately titled "Jalebi's Birthday". Not once in this episode is Jalebi's age ever mentioned.

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* ''Animation/SimpleSamosa'' had has Jalebi go through a birthday episode appropriately titled "Jalebi's Birthday". Not once in this episode is Jalebi's age ever mentioned.

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* ''Animation/MotuPatlu'': The episode "Motu Ka Birthday", where Motu celebrates his birthday, does not give his age.


* ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan'' starts with Kirk's birthday. However, at Creator/WilliamShatner's insistence, Kirk's specific age was left unmentioned.

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* ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan'' starts with Kirk's birthday. However, at Creator/WilliamShatner's insistence, Kirk's specific age was left unmentioned. (Later biographical information from various sources would suggest he's 52, incidentally.)

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* ''Animation/PleasantGoatAndBigBigWolf'': As [[VagueAge no one's age has been confirmed]], any BirthdayEpisode doesn't give the character's age.


A staple in most classic sitcoms and animated television programs is the "ageless birthday episode". This is an episode that centers on a specific character's birthday but never mentions the character's new age. If this character's actual age is part of the show's status quo, then [[StatusQuoIsGod you can expect their age to remain the same even after the "birthday episode"]]. The inevitable [[TwentyFourHourPartyPeople numerous guests and fancy decorations]] at their birthday party raise even more curiosity as to what this character's age is, as such a party would only seem to make sense during a monumental birthday like their 21st or 40th.

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A staple in most classic sitcoms and animated television programs is the "ageless birthday episode".Ageless Birthday Episode. This is an episode that centers on a specific character's birthday but never mentions the character's new age. If this character's actual age is part of the show's status quo, then [[StatusQuoIsGod you can expect their age to remain the same even after the "birthday episode"]]. The inevitable [[TwentyFourHourPartyPeople numerous guests and fancy decorations]] at their birthday party raise even more curiosity as to what this character's age is, as such a party would only seem to make sense during a monumental birthday like their 21st or 40th.

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