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''->[[Music/TheWall -we came in?]]''

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* The first (XXXVI) and last (LIII) of the six Super Bowl championships that Creator/TomBrady won with the New England Patriots were victories over the St. Louis[=/=]Los Angeles Rams, coming off 11-5 seasons.


* The first individual victory of biathlon legend Martin Fourcade's career was a pursuit race in Kontiolahti the 14th March 2010. Ten years and 81 victories later, Fourcade got his 83rd and final win on the 14th March 2020, the final race of his career, which was a pursuit race in Kontiolahti.

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* The first individual victory of biathlon legend Martin Fourcade's career was a pursuit race in Kontiolahti the 14th March 2010. Ten years and another 81 victories later, Fourcade got his 83rd and final win on the 14th March 2020, the final race of his career, which was a pursuit race in Kontiolahti.

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* The first individual victory of biathlon legend Martin Fourcade's career was a pursuit race in Kontiolahti the 14th March 2010. Ten years and 81 victories later, Fourcade got his 83rd and final win on the 14th March 2020, the final race of his career, which was a pursuit race in Kontiolahti.


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* The ''Podcast/WelcomeToNightVale'' episode "One Year Later" follows up on many of the plotlines first introduced in the pilot episode. The opening lines are nearly identical.
* Each regular episode of ''Podcast/EightiesAllOver'' (and many of the Patreon bonus episodes) starts with the sound of a VHS tape being popped into a VCR and ends with the tape being popped out and put in a rewinder.
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* ''Theatre/AVeryPotterMusical'' opens with the song "Gotta Get Back to Hogwarts" and ''Theatre/AVeryPotterSequel'' ends with a reprise of the same song. The sequel is actually a prequel, so when they're singing "Gotta Get Back to Hogwarts," it's like putting the two ends right in the middle.
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* WebVideo/AnimatedSpellbook's Longerform Campaign Journal starts with the villain Shifty Wick in danger of being killed by wolves, and the party choosing to save him. The third episode ends with wraiths attacking the cave Shifty Wick is hiding in, and the party needing to decide if they're going to help him.

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* WebVideo/AnimatedSpellbook's WebAnimation/AnimatedSpellbook's Longerform Campaign Journal starts with the villain Shifty Wick in danger of being killed by wolves, and the party choosing to save him. The third episode ends with wraiths attacking the cave Shifty Wick is hiding in, and the party needing to decide if they're going to help him.him.
* ''Machinima/YogscastMinecraftSeries'':
** The LetsPlay/{{Yogscast}} has one in their first season of its ''Minecraft'' series. A bit before discovering the town full of {{NPC}}s, LetsPlay/LewisBrindley and LetsPlay/SimonLane build a portal to the Nether (which doesn't work). At the end of the season, they are at the same portal, preparing to venture into it. [[spoiler: However, they end up not trying to enter until the start of season three, with season two being more of a breather season. And the portal ''still'' doesn't work.]]
** Season three starts with [[spoiler: almost the entirety of Simon and Lewis's old world on fire, and them trying to reclaim items from the wreckage.]] Much later (though not at the end of the series, but at the end of an important part), they find [[spoiler: Mistral City also on fire, and are trying to reclaim items from the wreckage. This time, specifically the Holy Record from the church.]]
** In Survival Island (a custom map that eventually starts having slight relevance to the main plot that is billed as Season 2), they are in a slight hurry at the start to get coal for torches. Near the end, they again go looking for coal, this time to [[spoiler: fuel the airship that will take them home.]]
** The Blackrock Chronicle has a heart breaking one. Near the beginning and end of season 2. Both times the [[InterruptedDeclarationOfLove confession]] at the end is averted. First, because the computer explodes before LetsPlay/ZoeyProasheck can read LetsPlay/{{Rythian}}'s message. The second time in the closing of season two, it's Zoey, and her sentence is interrupted by a nuclear explosion.
--->'''Rythian/Zoey:''' I miss you, I need you, [[InterruptedDeclarationOfLove I love you]]."
* ''WebAnimation/BrokenSaints'' begins and ends with a voice-over monologue by Shandala, starting with "I dream". Both start off much the same, but grow gradually different to reflect the change from the beginning and ending of the story.


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* ''Literature/SailorNothing'' has the following at the start and end of the Web Novel. "My name is Shoutan Himei. I'm sixteen years old[[spoiler:/seventeen years old, going on eighteen in two months]], and [[CatchPhrase I'm very tired]]."
* Volume 3 of ''[[http://www.dialbforblog.com Dial B for Blog]]'' began with [[http://www.dialbforblog.com/archives/501/zero-hour.jpg this image]] and ended with [[http://www.dialbforblog.com/archives/590/zero-hour.jpg this one]]. Both are based on [[http://www.coverbrowser.com/image/strange-adventures/162-1.jpg the cover to Strange Adventures #162.]]
* After the prologue, ''Literature/ThePiratesCoveredInFur'' starts and ends with Michum hanging out at a skate park. But unlike how it is at the beginning, in the end, [[spoiler:the park is in ruins and all his friends are dead]].
* The first arc of ''Literature/{{Worm}}'' ends with the protagonist, Taylor, standing on a rooftop with Armsmaster, the leader of the local SuperTeam, discussing the options that Taylor has after having single-handedly taken down one of the most powerful supervillains in the city, whose minions will want revenge. At the end of arc twenty-two, after they both have changed so much, the [[VillainProtagonist supervillain Skitter]] stands on a rooftop with the {{Cyborg}} superhero Defiant, discussing the options that Skitter has after [[spoiler:having killed one of the most powerful superheroes in the world, whose friends will want revenge. The chapter marks [[HeelFaceTurn the close of Skitter's career as a villain.]]]]
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* OlderThanDirt: ''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh'' starts with a narration that extols the might of the walls of Uruk, which seem to be meant to emphasize the glory of their builder, the king Gilgamesh. Until, of course, Gilgamesh fails to gain eternal life, and in the final line of the epic, he speaks the same passage to his new traveling companion Urshanabi. (Scholarly opinion is divided whether this is intended as IronicEcho, or an affirmation that [[AnAesop true immortality is found in lasting greatness of a man's works]].)
* In the [[Literature/TheFourGospels Gospel of Mark]], when Jesus is baptized, the heavens split in half and God announces that Jesus is His son. At the Crucifixion of Jesus, a curtain depicting the heavens in the Temple of Jerusalem tears in half and exposes the Ark of the Covenant (figuratively God's presence, representing his departure from the Temple).
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* OlderThanDirt: ''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh'' starts with a narration that extols the might of the walls of Uruk, which seem to be meant to emphasize the glory of their builder, the king Gilgamesh. Until, of course, Gilgamesh fails to gain eternal life, and in the final line of the epic, he speaks the same passage to his new traveling companion Urshanabi. (Scholarly opinion is divided whether this is intended as IronicEcho, or an affirmation that [[AnAesop true immortality is found in lasting greatness of a man's works]].)
* In the [[Literature/TheFourGospels Gospel of Mark]], when Jesus is baptized, the heavens split in half and God announces that Jesus is His son. At the Crucifixion of Jesus, a curtain depicting the heavens in the Temple of Jerusalem tears in half and exposes the Ark of the Covenant (figuratively God's presence, representing his departure from the Temple).
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-->There are strange things done in the midnight sun by the men that toil for gold
-->The Arctic trails have their secret tales that would make your blood run cold
-->The Northern Lights have seen queer sights, but the queerest they ever did see
-->Was that night on the marge of Lake Labarge that I cremated [=Sam McGee=]

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-->There -->''There are strange things done in the midnight sun by the men that toil for gold
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gold\\
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Arctic trails have their secret tales that would make your blood run cold
-->The
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Northern Lights have seen queer sights, but the queerest they ever did see
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that night on the marge of Lake Labarge that I cremated [=Sam McGee=]McGee=]''



-->'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
-->Did gyre and gimble in the wabe,
-->All mimsy were the borogroves,
-->And the mome raths outgrabe.

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-->'Twas -->''[='=]Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
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-->East is East and West is West and [[CultureClash never the twain shall meet]]
-->'Till earth and sky stand presently at God's great judgement seat
-->[[DefiedTrope But]] there is neither east nor west, border nor breed nor birth
-->When two strong men stand face to face, though they come from the ends of the earth.
And the poem ends with TheHero giving a speech as to exactly why DefeatEqualsFriendship, using the same lines.

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-->East -->''East is East and West is West and [[CultureClash never the twain shall meet]]
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And the poem ends with TheHero giving a speech as to exactly why DefeatEqualsFriendship, using the same lines.



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''[[Music/TheWall Isn't this where-]]''

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* ''Animation/SimpleSamosa'' does this, surprisingly for a show that never got a proper finale. "Pimple Samosa", the last episode to be aired before the show's cancellation, begins with Samosa getting ready for the day in much the same fashion as he does in the first episode, "Sumo Momo".
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* ''VisualNovel/SpiritHunterNG'' starts and ends with Akira walking past a pair of drunk salarymen complaining about everyday issues, to signify that the supernatural events of the game are truly over and Akira has returned to his normal life.

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* In the 1981 NFL season, the Baltimore Colts lost all but 2 of their 16 games. Who were those 2 wins against? The New England Patriots in week 1, and the Patriots again in the final week.


* In Wrestling/{{Progress Wrestling}} Wrestling/JimmyHavoc's title run started with a pinfall counted by Jim Smallman and ended with a pinfall counted by Jim Smallman (one of the people who own the company).
* On ''Wrestling/{{WWENXT}}'', Wrestling/SamiZayn and Wrestling/AdrianNeville's slow-burning feud begins when Zayn loses a number one contender's match for the NXT Championship against Neville. After the match, Neville extends his hand for a handshake but Zayn kicks his hand away...only to pull him in for a hug, showing that there are no hard feelings despite Zayn's loss. A year later, when their friendship is strained and the feud is at its peak, Zayn finally beats Neville for the NXT Championship at ''[=TakeOver=]: R Evolution''. Post-match, the kicked hand-to-hug sequence plays out again – [[https://gfycat.com/DopeyAnchoredDotterel only this time with the roles reversed]].

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* In Wrestling/{{Progress Wrestling}} Wrestling/ProgressWrestling, Wrestling/JimmyHavoc's title run started with a pinfall counted by Jim Smallman and ended with a pinfall counted by Jim Smallman (one of the people who own the company).
* On ''Wrestling/{{WWENXT}}'', Wrestling/SamiZayn and Wrestling/AdrianNeville's slow-burning feud begins when Zayn loses a number one contender's match for the NXT Championship against Neville. After the match, Neville extends his hand for a handshake but Zayn kicks his hand away... only to pull him in for a hug, showing that there are no hard feelings despite Zayn's loss. A year later, when their friendship is strained and the feud is at its peak, Zayn finally beats Neville for the NXT Championship at ''[=TakeOver=]: R Evolution''. Post-match, the kicked hand-to-hug sequence plays out again – [[https://gfycat.com/DopeyAnchoredDotterel only this time with the roles reversed]].


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* Wrestling/DefiantWrestling's first and last special events before folding for good were called ''Built to Destroy''.


* In the [[Literature/TheFourGospels Gospel of Mark]], when Jesus is baptized, the heavens split in half and God announces that Jesus is His son. At the dead of Jesus in the crucifixion, a curtain depicting the heavens in the Temple of Jerusalem tears in half and exposes the Ark of the Covenant (figuratively God's presence, representing his departure from the Temple).

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* In the [[Literature/TheFourGospels Gospel of Mark]], when Jesus is baptized, the heavens split in half and God announces that Jesus is His son. At the dead Crucifixion of Jesus in the crucifixion, Jesus, a curtain depicting the heavens in the Temple of Jerusalem tears in half and exposes the Ark of the Covenant (figuratively God's presence, representing his departure from the Temple).

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* ''Animation/SimpleSamosa'' does this, surprisingly for a show that never got a proper finale. "Pimple Samosa", the last episode to be aired before the show's cancellation, begins with Samosa getting ready for the day in much the same fashion as he does in the first episode, "Sumo Momo".
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* The 2010 Feud of the Year began when Wrestling/KevinSteen smashed Wrestling/ElGenerico in the face with a steel chair after they lost to Wrestling/TheYoungBucks at ''Final Battle 2009''. One year later, during the main event of ''Final Battle 2010'', Generico uses that very steel chair, still smeared with his own blood, and in the same arena where his former best friend betrayed and abandoned him, smashes it across Steen's face to win their grudge match and send Steen packing from Wrestling/{{ROH}}.

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* The 2010 Feud of the Year began when Wrestling/KevinSteen smashed Wrestling/ElGenerico in the face with a steel chair after they lost to Wrestling/TheYoungBucks at ''Final Battle 2009''. One year later, during the main event of ''Final Battle 2010'', Generico uses that very steel chair, still smeared with his own blood, and in the same arena where his former best friend betrayed and abandoned him, smashes it across Steen's face to win their grudge match and send Steen packing from Wrestling/{{ROH}}.Wrestling/RingOfHonor.


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* Wrestling/TerriPoch began and ended her on-screen career associated with Scott Levy. Her first role, in [[Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance NWA Pacific Northwest Wrestling]] in UsefulNotes/{{Portland}} was as Taylor Made Medina, an assistant to Scotty the Body. Her last role was as Wrestling/{{Raven}}'s masked {{Ninja}} woman in WWE in early 2001.

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* WebVideo/AnimatedSpellbook's Longerform Campaign Journal starts with the villain Shifty Wick in danger of being killed by wolves, and the party choosing to save him. The third episode ends with wraiths attacking the cave Shifty Wick is hiding in, and the party needing to decide if they're going to help him.

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