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* ''Series/HoratioHornblower'', "The Duchess and the Devil": While imprisoned in Spain, Horatio saves his suicidal, starving friend Archie and nurses him back to health. Later Horatio gets tortured (he is put in a small hole in the ground for a week) and then Archie helps him.


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* The minuscule mummy Mii-kun of ''Manga/HowToKeepAMummy'' is generally too small to be able to take care of Sora during the show's SickEpisode. He's still able to help by using his own body as a cool washcloth for Sora's forehead. It's all well and good, except by the next day it turns out Mii-kun has caught Sora's cold.



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* Invoked, then subverted in ''[[Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid: Kanna's Daily Life]]]''. Kanna takes care of Saikawa when she comes down with a fever, then tries to catch a cold herself a few days later so Saikawa can take care of her. Being a dragon, she has IdealIllnessImmunity, so her attempts to get sick fail.

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* Invoked, then subverted in ''[[Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid: Kanna's Daily Life]]]''.Life]]''. Kanna takes care of Saikawa when she comes down with a fever, then tries to catch a cold herself a few days later so Saikawa can take care of her. Being a dragon, she has IdealIllnessImmunity, so her attempts to get sick fail.

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* Invoked, then subverted in ''[[Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid: Kanna's Daily Life]]]''. Kanna takes care of Saikawa when she comes down with a fever, then tries to catch a cold herself a few days later so Saikawa can take care of her. Being a dragon, she has IdealIllnessImmunity, so her attempts to get sick fail.



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*''WesternAnimation/TheTick'': "Tick vs. The Uncommon Cold'": The episode {{Bookends}} with Arthur bringing Tick soup in the opening and Tick returning the favor in the closing scene.

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* ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'': A Caretaker Reversal ''revolving door'', in "Old Age Plan."
** The story begins with Mrs. Davis having cared for her sister Angela, and falling ill from Angela's complaining. By the end of the episode, Mrs. Davis has recovered and Angela has again become ill from Mrs. Davis' complaining.
** ''Meanwhile'', Miss Brooks had spent the episode shilling Mrs. Davis and Angela's club's old age plan to Mr. Boynton and Mr. Conklin. The two men end up suffering psychosomatic symptoms of old age.
** Miss Brooks decides to invite them over to Mrs. Davis' house, and fake the symptoms of old age to distract Mr. Boynton and Mr. Conklin from their symptoms. The climax of the episode has Miss Brooks, Mr. Boynton and Mr. Conklin rapidly experiencing illness and being placed on the sofa with a blanket and ice pack in turn.



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* ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'': The episode "Nurse Stimpy" has Stimpy tending to a sick Ren and trying to cure him in his own stupid ways. At the end, when Stimpy gets sick from all the grueling work, Ren is a little too eager to return the favor.



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* Subverted in ''Manga/HimoutoUmaruChan'': In one arc Umaru gets sick and expects her brother Taihei to baby her, but he has to work. When Taihei ends up catching Umaru's cold, she plots her revenge by subjecting him to nasty "cures" like [[AssShove shoving a leek up his butt]]...but then she feels genuinely guilty when she sees how sick he is and actually proper care of him.

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* In the beginning chorus of Jamie O'Neal's "Somebody's Hero", the titular "hero" is a mother taking care of her young daughter. In the ending chorus, the roles have swapped, and now it's the daughter taking care of her aging mother.
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* In an episode of ''Manga/MidoriDays'', Seiji accidentally drinks a bottle of sake, and Midori tries to take care of him. When he wakes up, he feels great, but Midori is sick. However, in the manga, Midori gets sick first.

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* In an episode of ''Manga/MidoriDays'', Seiji accidentally drinks a bottle of sake, and Midori tries to take care of him.him (including scaring off door-to-door salesman by impersonating a zombie). When he wakes up, he feels great, but Midori is sick. However, in the manga, Midori gets sick first.



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* The ending of ''Bear Feels Sick'' in Karma Wilson's ''Bear'' series has all the other animals catching Bear's cold and Bear taking care of them the way they took care of him.

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