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* On a cultural level, the original, real-life Baby Boom was seen as this by many among the older generations, as the values of the children of that generation, forged by the prosperity of the postwar Western world as opposed to the [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI World]] [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Wars]] or UsefulNotes/TheGreatDepression, were [[BlueAndOrangeMorality so seemingly alien]] to their elders that the term "generation gap" came into widespread use in TheSixties.

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* On a cultural level, the original, real-life Baby Boom was seen as this by many among the older generations, as the values of the children of that generation, forged by the prosperity of the postwar Western world as opposed to the [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI World]] [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Wars]] or UsefulNotes/TheGreatDepression, TheGreatDepression, were [[BlueAndOrangeMorality so seemingly alien]] to their elders that the term "generation gap" came into widespread use in TheSixties.


* In ''Series/TheXFiles'' episode "Small Potatoes" a number of women are giving birth to children with tails, because [[spoiler: they've used a fertility clinic where a mutant works as a janitor. He then used mutant abilities to impersonate the husbands and impregnate the wives. There was also a woman he pretended to be Luke Skywalker with.]]

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* In ''Series/TheXFiles'' episode "Small Potatoes" "[[Recap/TheXFilesS04E20SmallPotatoes Small Potatoes]]" a number of women are giving birth to children with tails, because [[spoiler: they've used a fertility clinic where a mutant works as a janitor. He then used mutant abilities to impersonate the husbands and impregnate the wives. There was also a woman he pretended to be Luke Skywalker with.]]


* A Filipino comic called ''[[http://www.internationalhero.co.uk/a/alamat.htm Batch 72]]'' has an experimental drug dumped in the water supply of the Manila, producing thousands of superpowered kids.

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* A Filipino Philippine comic called ''[[http://www.internationalhero.co.uk/a/alamat.htm Batch 72]]'' has an experimental drug dumped in the water supply of the Manila, producing thousands of superpowered kids.



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* ''Anime/SCryed'' takes place in a future rocked by a geographical uprising, which has left 1% of the newborn children with the ability to manipulate matter at will and create "Alters", strange creatures that do their bidding. The number rises as the series progresses, evidently a side effect of continued tampering with the power of the other side, which started the whole mess.

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* ''Anime/SCryed'' ''Anime/{{Scryed}}'' takes place in a future rocked by a geographical uprising, which has left 1% of the newborn children with the ability to manipulate matter at will and create "Alters", strange creatures that do their bidding. The number rises as the series progresses, evidently a side effect of continued tampering with the power of the other side, which started the whole mess.


* In ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'', only children born after the apocalyptic Second Impact can interface with the titular robots. The actual reason WHY it has to be children born after Second Impact is never made clear, though with the secret of the Mechas they're piloting... it might be better not to know at all.

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* In ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'', only children born after the apocalyptic Second Impact can interface with the titular robots. The actual reason WHY it has to be children born after Second Impact is never made clear, though with the secret of the Mechas they're piloting... piloting [[spoiler:containing the souls of their dead mothers]] it might be better not to know at all.


* Inverted in ''Film/{{Logan}}'', where a major part of the plot concerns the fact that mutants have ''stopped'' being born [[spoiler:due to the use of GMO food to suppress the mutant gene in developing children]]. Laura and her "classmates" were genetically engineered to create loyal soldiers with the X-gene. It didn't work.

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* Inverted in ''Film/{{Logan}}'', where a major part of the plot concerns the fact that mutants have ''stopped'' being born [[spoiler:due to the use of GMO food to suppress the mutant gene in developing children]]. Played straight with Laura and her "classmates" "classmates", who were genetically engineered to create loyal soldiers with the X-gene. It didn't work.


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* On a cultural level, the original, real-life Baby Boom was seen as this by many among the older generations, as the values of the children of that generation, forged by the prosperity of the postwar Western world as opposed to the [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI World]] [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Wars]] or UsefulNotes/TheGreatDepression, were [[BlueAndOrangeMorality so seemingly alien]] to their elders that the term "generation gap" came into widespread use in TheSixties.


* Laura and her "classmates" in ''Film/{{Logan}}'' were genetically engineered to create loyal soldiers with the X-gene. It didn't work.

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* Inverted in ''Film/{{Logan}}'', where a major part of the plot concerns the fact that mutants have ''stopped'' being born [[spoiler:due to the use of GMO food to suppress the mutant gene in developing children]]. Laura and her "classmates" in ''Film/{{Logan}}'' were genetically engineered to create loyal soldiers with the X-gene. It didn't work.


* Charlie McGee in Stephen King's ''Literature/Firestarter'' was the child of two college students who both joined a double-blind drug experiment for pay and then later married.

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* Charlie McGee [=McGee=] in Stephen King's ''Literature/Firestarter'' was the child of two college students who both joined a double-blind drug experiment for pay and then later married.


* ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent'': The comic's world had TheMagicCameBack after the [[ThePlague Rash]] appeared. Magery runs in families in Finland and Ensi, who was a baby bump at the time of the outbreak, is mentioned to have been one of the first Finnish mages. This implies magery suddenly started appearing in Finnish children born after the Rash showed up.

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* ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent'': The comic's world had a TheMagicCameBack episode after the [[ThePlague Rash]] appeared. Magery runs in families in Finland and Ensi, who was a baby bump at the time of the outbreak, is mentioned to have been one of the first Finnish mages. This implies magery suddenly started appearing in Finnish children born after in the Rash showed up.early post-Rash era.

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* ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent'': The comic's world had TheMagicCameBack after the [[ThePlague Rash]] appeared. Magery runs in families in Finland and Ensi, who was a baby bump at the time of the outbreak, is mentioned to have been one of the first Finnish mages. This implies magery suddenly started appearing in Finnish children born after the Rash showed up.


* Because of an factory explosion caused by the titular character in ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'', it's explicitly stated that future generation of children will look weirder than they do. That's really saying something considering that [[CrapsaccharineWorld The town of Elmore]] is full of Talking Donuts, [[RealityWarper Reality Warpers ]], sentient everything and a few [[EldritchAbomination Eldritch Abominations]] thrown in for good measure.

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* Because of Due to an factory explosion caused by the titular character in ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'', it's explicitly stated that future generation of children will look weirder than they do. That's really saying something considering that [[CrapsaccharineWorld The town of Elmore]] is full of Talking Donuts, [[RealityWarper Reality Warpers ]], sentient everything and a few [[EldritchAbomination Eldritch Abominations]] thrown in for good measure.

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* Laura and her "classmates" in ''Film/{{Logan}}'' were genetically engineered to create loyal soldiers with the X-gene. It didn't work.


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* Charlie McGee in Stephen King's ''Literature/Firestarter'' was the child of two college students who both joined a double-blind drug experiment for pay and then later married.

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* ''Fanfic/PokemonResetBloodlines'': The new Pokémon world has bloodliners, humans with Pokémon-related powers and abilities. They used to be quite rare, until sixteen years prior to the beginning of the story, their numbers went from around ten in Unova, to ''thousands'', most of them being female. This increase has been referred to as the "Bloodliner Baby Boom Generation".


* Unexplained Genetic Expression ([=UGE=]) was the Technobabble term concocted by scientists of the ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'' Verse, to try to explain why babies all over the world were suddenly being born as elves and dwarves. That lasted until dragons started showing up in the skies again.

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* Unexplained Genetic Expression ([=UGE=]) was the Technobabble term concocted by scientists of the ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'' Verse, to try to explain and handwave why babies all over the world were suddenly being born as elves and dwarves. That The term lasted until dragons started showing up in the skies again.again and the effect tapered off once magic stopped spiking and the number of metahumans had reached sustainable levels.

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