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* Hilariously parodied in ''Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun'' in the episode "World's Greatest Dick" when Dick screamed this about Tommy for flubbing a quiz question. Tommy is not, in fact, Dick's son, but the Earthlings don't know that.
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->'''Lisa:''' Excuse us. Rabbi Krustofski?\\
'''Rabbi Krustofski:''' Oh, what can I do for you, my young friends?\\
'''Bart:''' We came to talk to you about your son.\\

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->'''Lisa:''' Excuse us. Rabbi Krustofski?\\
'''Rabbi Krustofski:''' Oh, what can I do for you, my young friends?\\
'''Bart:'''
->'''Bart:''' We came to talk to you about your son.\\


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*IHaveNoSon/FanWorks



[[folder:Comic Books]]
* ComicBook/{{Cable}} once had an evil clone named Stryfe. This evil clone captured Cable's wife Aliya and raped her, leading to her having a son that, while genetically the same as if it had been Cable's, was ''not'' his son. Cable had a '''lot''' of issues with the boy; it got so bad that Professor X called Cable on it when Cable referred to him as "Aliya's son" at one point.
* In ''ComicBook/XStatix'':
** Vivisector's father insists that the fact that Myles is his son is "a matter of opinion". Why? Simple - Vivisector is a gay mutant. Joining the X-Force was evidently the last straw, because by becoming a celebrity daddy couldn't pretend he didn't exist anymore.
** PlayedForLaughs by supporting character Lacuna, who ''actively tries'' to get this reaction from her parents after discovering she's a mutant. When they accept her mutation with open arms, she tries to join the X-Force... and they're supportive of that, as well. Finally, she becomes a talk show host, squandering her incredible gift by chatting up celebrities. All she ever wanted was for her parents to be disappointed in her. Because how else do you know you're doing the right thing?
* ''ComicBook/{{Venom}}'': Eddie Brock's father Carl [[MaternalDeathBlameTheChild blamed him for his beloved wife's death in childbirth]]. While Eddie did his best to impress his father by becoming a successful journalist, Carl seized upon the Sin Eater incident as an excuse to disown him.
* In ''Magneto Rex'', ComicBook/{{Quicksilver}} is captured by a rival faction and Rogue asks ComicBook/{{Magneto}} to organize a rescue. Magneto flatly tells her that since Pietro keeps refusing to join him in ruling by his side, he has no son.
* This is a large concern for many young mutants, but a particular standout would be Surge from New X-Men. When her father finds out that she's a mutant, he disowns her, because he "doesn't believe in mutants." When she tries to get back in contact with her family, [[CoolBigSis in particular her little brother]], [[JerkAss he basically says that she's not his daughter.]] It should be noted that this is entirely on his part, as her mother is just relieved that she's safe and learning to control her abilities.
* Renee Montoya's parents disowned her when Two-Face outed her as a lesbian and she admitted it to them in the ''ComicBook/GothamCentral'' arc "Half A Life." Her father appears in a later arc; from the look on his face when he sees her, he clearly regrets what he did, but by that point Renee is understandably unwilling to have anything to do with him. [[spoiler:They're able to make up before he passes away in ''ComicBook/{{Convergence}}'': ''ComicBook/TheQuestion'' #2]]
* In the initial "Comicbook/MoonKnight" series, Marc Spector (Moon Knight) has this in his background. It happened after he one-punched his father, which should count as some sort of justification.
* In ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'', Valerie brings her girlfriend and tells her parents she's a lesbian. The parents were furious and scream at their daughter to leave the house. Then, the mother, in tears, grabs a picture of her daughter when she was young and throws it in the trash.
* ''Franchise/IronMan'': Tony Stark's [[AbusiveParent verbally and emotionally abusive father]], Howard Stark, is brought back in spirit while Tony is trapped in Mephisto's Realm in the ''Iron Man: Legacy of Doom'' run. After cruelly and viciously castigating Tony, Howard sneers, "You're no son of mine."
** Made worse when Tony's inner monologue includes the thought "I'd heard it before." Yes. Even ''hell'' couldn't conjure up a father more emotionally cruel than Tony's actual father. And Tony ''still'' [[{{Tearjerker}} couldn't bring himself]] to attack his own father. [[spoiler:Until "Howard" [[NiceJobFixingItVillain tells Tony]] [[BerserkButton that he was a disappointment to his mother as well]].]]
* ComicBook/GreenArrow threw out his ward Roy Harper when he discovered Roy was a heroin addict and called him a no-good punk, then later acted proud as if ''he'' was responsible for Roy going cold turkey and beating his addiction, when it was really because of ComicBook/BlackCanary and Franchise/GreenLantern. Much later, after Roy's arm was cut off and his daughter was killed, Roy angrily lapsed into being a drug-addicted anti-hero before he was found and knocked out by [[Comicbook/{{Nightwing}} Dick Grayson]]. When he awoke, Roy discovered he had been strapped to a bed in St. Virgil's, a center for supervillains with substance abuse problems. Dick had done this with Black Canary's consent, who later flat out said that Roy was beyond help and washed her hands of him.
* After Klara Prast began talking to the plants on her farm (and they started ''responding''), her religious asshole parents not only disowned her, they sold her to an alcoholic creep who took her off to America to be his wife... at 11 years old. All manner of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse ensued. Thankfully, she later befriended the ComicBook/{{Runaways}}, who took her off to the future, where her asshole parents and abusive husband were both long dead.
%%* ''ComicBook/{{Princeless}}'': Devin's father went as far as saying that.
* Parodied in ''ComicBook/TheBojeffriesSaga'' in which Reth Bojeffries was disowned by his entire family after achieving literary fame with a memoir all about how much he hated them. When they're brought together again, they aren't reconciled. Instead his Uncle Festus kicks him to death, with the others' reactions ranging from apathy to AndThereWasMuchRejoicing.
* In ''ComicBook/BoosterGold'''s origin story, his mother disowned him when she realized that he was gambling, much like his father was. In one account, he took up gambling in order to pay for an expensive medical procedure to save his mother's life, which made the disownment much more heartbreaking, with his mother saying she would rather have died than live to see her son take up gambling for any reason.
* In the origin story for ''ComicBook/CaptainKlutz'', Captain-to-be Ringo Fonebone's father says this of his useless comic-book obsessed offspring.
* The ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' arc "American Son" ends with ComicBook/NormanOsborn loudly declaring that Harry Osborn was not his son, when Harry sided with Spider-Man against him. Considering that this came directly after Osborn attempted to have Harry ''killed'' in an effort to gain public sympathy, Harry didn't object. Recently, before he started working for Peter Parker's new company Parker Industries, Harry legally changed his last name to "Lyman", after his mother's maiden name.
* ''ComicBook/{{Three}}'': When Nestos returns home after he's denounced as a 'Trembler' (an outcast of Spartan society who showed cowardice) for failing to kill the Helots who killed his father, his widowed mother declares that her son never returned home and considers the man standing in front of her lower than her racing horses.
* Invoked in Franchise/{{Superman}} story arc ''Comicbook/NewKrypton''. When Superman and his aunt Alura are on the brink of fighting, Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} tries to calm her mother down... but then Alura threatens to disown her daughter if Kara doesn't stand with her.
* ''ComicBook/{{Copperhead}}'': After his selfish actions result in his family being murdered [[spoiler:Floyd Sewell]] is exiled by his mother with this line.
* ''ComicBook/TheSandman'': Orpheus and Morpheus go through a mutual one. Orpheus refuses his father after Eurydice dies and Morpheus tries -- [[LackOfEmpathy in his own way]] -- to encourage him to live on. This wounds Morpheus' pride, so he ends up reciprocating. [[spoiler:It takes the two roughly two millennia to so much as talk with each other again, at which point both have matured considerably and are able to reconcile.]]
* In the ''ComicBook/XMen'' storyline "Grey's End", Elaine Grey, ComicBook/JeanGrey's mother, curses both Jean and Rachel with this before she is struck down by a Shi'ar Extermination Squad after the group murdered every last Grey.
* ''ComicBook/BlueIsTheWarmestColor'': Clémentine is disowned by her parents when they find her and Emma nude together.

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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* ComicBook/{{Cable}} once had an evil clone named Stryfe. This evil clone captured Cable's wife Aliya and raped her, leading to her having a son that, while genetically the same as if it had been Cable's, was ''not'' his son. Cable had a '''lot''' of issues with the boy; it got so bad that Professor X called Cable on it when Cable referred to him as "Aliya's son" at one point.
[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* In ''ComicBook/XStatix'':
** Vivisector's father insists that the fact that Myles is his son is "a matter of opinion". Why? Simple - Vivisector is a gay mutant. Joining the X-Force was evidently the last straw, because by becoming a celebrity daddy couldn't pretend he didn't exist anymore.
** PlayedForLaughs by supporting character Lacuna, who ''actively tries'' to get this reaction from her parents
''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'', after discovering she's a mutant. When they accept her mutation with open arms, she tries Manolo refuses to join kill the X-Force... and they're supportive of that, as well. Finally, she becomes a talk show host, squandering her incredible gift by chatting up celebrities. All she ever wanted was for her parents to be disappointed in her. Because how else do you know you're doing the right thing?
* ''ComicBook/{{Venom}}'': Eddie Brock's father Carl [[MaternalDeathBlameTheChild blamed him for his beloved wife's death in childbirth]]. While Eddie did his best to impress his father by becoming a successful journalist, Carl seized upon the Sin Eater incident as an excuse to disown him.
* In ''Magneto Rex'', ComicBook/{{Quicksilver}} is captured by a rival faction and Rogue asks ComicBook/{{Magneto}} to organize a rescue. Magneto flatly
bull, Carlos disappointingly tells her that since Pietro keeps refusing to join him in ruling by his side, he has no son.
* This
is "not a large concern for many young mutants, but a particular standout would be Surge from New X-Men. When her father finds out that she's a mutant, he disowns her, because he "doesn't believe in mutants." When she tries to get back in contact with her family, [[CoolBigSis in particular her little brother]], [[JerkAss he basically says that she's not his daughter.]] It should be noted that this is entirely on his part, as her mother is just relieved that she's safe and learning to control her abilities.
* Renee Montoya's parents disowned her when Two-Face outed her as a lesbian and she admitted it to them in the ''ComicBook/GothamCentral'' arc "Half A Life." Her father appears in a later arc; from the look on his face when he sees her, he clearly regrets what he did, but by that point Renee is understandably unwilling to have anything to do with him. [[spoiler:They're able to make up before he passes away in ''ComicBook/{{Convergence}}'': ''ComicBook/TheQuestion'' #2]]
* In the initial "Comicbook/MoonKnight" series, Marc Spector (Moon Knight) has this in his background. It happened after he one-punched his father, which should count as some sort of justification.
* In ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'', Valerie brings her girlfriend and tells her parents she's a lesbian. The parents were furious and scream at their daughter to leave the house. Then, the mother, in tears, grabs a picture of her daughter when she was young and throws it in the trash.
* ''Franchise/IronMan'': Tony Stark's [[AbusiveParent verbally and emotionally abusive father]], Howard Stark, is brought back in spirit while Tony is trapped in Mephisto's Realm in the ''Iron Man: Legacy of Doom'' run. After cruelly and viciously castigating Tony, Howard sneers, "You're no son of mine.
real Sanchez."
** Made worse * In ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'', Hiccup is told this by his father Stoick. Fairly predictable though, given Stoick's personality and Hiccup's actions. Unlike many other examples of this trope, ''Stoick'' is hurt by his words as badly as Hiccup is--he physically staggers when Tony's inner monologue includes he leaves the thought "I'd heard it before.room and realizes what he's said.
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'': When Tai Lung, who was all but a son to Master Shifu, confronts Shifu at the temple with "I'm home, Master.
" Yes. Even ''hell'' couldn't conjure up a father more emotionally cruel than Tony's actual father. And Tony ''still'' [[{{Tearjerker}} couldn't bring himself]] to attack his own father. [[spoiler:Until "Howard" [[NiceJobFixingItVillain tells Tony]] [[BerserkButton that he was a disappointment With barely restrained grief, Shifu retorts to his mother "son" with "This is no longer your home. And I am no longer your master."
** ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2'': Lord Shen was also essentially disowned by his parents when they banished him from his ancestral home. It's rather hard to blame the parents in this case
as well]].this was in response to Shen ''committing genocide''. Despite this, it's later revealed that Shen's parents truly did care about him as the pain of having to do this to their son [[DeathByDespair literally killed them.]]
* ComicBook/GreenArrow threw out ** ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda3'' sees an inversion, with Po disowning his ward Roy Harper when he discovered Roy was a heroin addict and called him a no-good punk, then later acted proud as if ''he'' was responsible for Roy going cold turkey and beating his addiction, when it was really because of ComicBook/BlackCanary and Franchise/GreenLantern. Much later, (biological) father after Roy's arm was cut off and his daughter was killed, Roy angrily lapsed into the latter lied to him about being a drug-addicted anti-hero able to help him master chi, wasting his time while the BigBad gathers more [[WasOnceAMan Jombies]]. They get better before he was found and knocked out by [[Comicbook/{{Nightwing}} Dick Grayson]]. When he awoke, Roy discovered he had been strapped to a bed in St. Virgil's, a center for supervillains with substance abuse problems. Dick had done this with Black Canary's consent, who later flat out said that Roy was beyond help and washed her hands of him.
* After Klara Prast began talking to
the plants on her farm (and they started ''responding''), her religious asshole parents not only disowned her, they sold her to an alcoholic creep who took her off to America to be his wife... at 11 years old. All manner end of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse ensued. Thankfully, she later befriended the ComicBook/{{Runaways}}, who took her off to the future, where her asshole parents and abusive husband were both long dead.
%%* ''ComicBook/{{Princeless}}'': Devin's
film, though.
* In ''Literature/TheSissyDuckling'', during an argument Elmer's
father went as far as saying that.
* Parodied in ''ComicBook/TheBojeffriesSaga'' in which Reth Bojeffries was disowned by his entire family after achieving literary fame with a memoir all about how much he hated them. When they're brought together again, they aren't reconciled. Instead his Uncle Festus kicks him to death, with the others' reactions ranging from apathy to AndThereWasMuchRejoicing.
* In ''ComicBook/BoosterGold'''s origin story,
tells his mother disowned him when she realized that he was gambling, much like his father was. In one account, he took up gambling in order to pay for an expensive medical procedure to save his mother's life, which made the disownment much more heartbreaking, with his mother saying she would rather have died than live to see her son take up gambling for any reason.
* In the origin story for ''ComicBook/CaptainKlutz'', Captain-to-be Ringo Fonebone's father says this of his useless comic-book obsessed offspring.
* The ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' arc "American Son" ends with ComicBook/NormanOsborn loudly declaring that Harry Osborn was not his son, when Harry sided with Spider-Man against him. Considering that this came directly after Osborn attempted to have Harry ''killed'' in an effort to gain public sympathy, Harry didn't object. Recently, before he started working for Peter Parker's new company Parker Industries, Harry legally changed his last name to "Lyman", after his mother's maiden name.
* ''ComicBook/{{Three}}'': When Nestos returns home after he's denounced as a 'Trembler' (an outcast of Spartan society who showed cowardice) for failing to kill the Helots who killed his father, his widowed mother declares that her son never returned home and considers the man standing in front of her lower than her racing horses.
* Invoked in Franchise/{{Superman}} story arc ''Comicbook/NewKrypton''. When Superman and his aunt Alura are on the brink of fighting, Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} tries to calm her mother down... but then Alura threatens to disown her daughter if Kara
doesn't stand with her.
* ''ComicBook/{{Copperhead}}'': After his selfish actions result in his family
have a son. He considers Elmer a weakling and a sissy for being murdered [[spoiler:Floyd Sewell]] is exiled by his mother with this line.
* ''ComicBook/TheSandman'': Orpheus and Morpheus go through a mutual one. Orpheus refuses his father after Eurydice dies and Morpheus tries -- [[LackOfEmpathy in his own way]] -- to encourage him to live on. This wounds Morpheus' pride,
so he ends up reciprocating. [[spoiler:It takes the two roughly two millennia to so much as talk with each other again, at which point both have matured considerably and are able to reconcile.]]
* In the ''ComicBook/XMen'' storyline "Grey's End", Elaine Grey, ComicBook/JeanGrey's mother, curses both Jean and Rachel with this before she is struck down by a Shi'ar Extermination Squad after the group murdered every last Grey.
* ''ComicBook/BlueIsTheWarmestColor'': Clémentine is disowned by her parents when they find her and Emma nude together.
flamboyant.



[[folder:FanWorks]]
* In [[http://percyjacksonfanfiction.wikia.com/wiki/Nine_Months Nine Months]], [[spoiler:April's father disowns her after he finds out that she's [[TeenPregnancy pregnant]]]].
* "[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3579466/1/Father Father]]": Subverted in this story where [[spoiler:someone takes advantage of Asuka in a party and she gets pregnant. Upon hearing this, her father immediately comes over from Germany with intentions of taking her back with him and [[HonorRelatedAbuse performing an abortion to restore family honor]], entirely without her consent. Her resistance results in the man flipping out and hitting her, causing [[BewareTheNiceOnes Shinji]] (who proposed to her shortly before) to [[ExtremeMeleeRevenge go berserk on his ass and almost kill him]]. Sohryu disowns Asuka and proceeds to take the family property for himself... only for Gendo to inform him that not only [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections are Asuka and Shinji under NERV jurisdiction and therefore untouchable]] but she's also the sole inheritor of the entire family fortune, as per her mother's will. [[HoistByHisOwnPetard By disowning her, Sohryu forfeited his beneficiary rights.]] Oops! And that's even ''before'' Gendo threatens Sohryu that with Asuka and Shinji engaged, he considers her family so Sohryu will better back off or [[KnightTemplarParent face the]] [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge consequences]].]]
* ''Fanfic/SOE2LoneHeirOfKrypton'': During [[spoiler:her MindRape, Arael sends Asuka an illusion masquerading as Superman -who in this fic is Asuka's sperm donor- which tells her he has no daughter and she is unworthy of being an hero.]] It breaks her down.
* Endrin practically says he's given up on Trian and Bhelen in ''FanFic/DragonAgeTheCrownOfThorns'', only it's the dwarven noble protagonist that he tells it to, just before [[spoiler:the whole kinslaying happens (or does it?) and he sweeps the second son under the rug while passively watching Bhelen get things going his way.]] It's no wonder [[spoiler:the DN takes matters into his own hands and manipulates ''the entire city-state'', including Endrin, Trian, Bhelen, you name it,]] [[ZeroApprovalGambit the way he does]]. Later, it is revealed that Endrin played it straight with Bhelen, although the fact he didn't do it publicly allowed the guy to take control of House Aeducan after the king died.
* An interesting variant of this trope happens in the Blog/ReadingRainbowverse when Spitfire disowns Lightning Dust. At first it seems the usual "disappointed mother" route, [[spoiler:but then Spitfire is relieved of duty and forced into therapy; she admits she's actually very sure that Lightning Dust hates her and that she deserves a better mother.]]
* In two ''{{Manga/Saki}}'' 4komas, ([[http://danbooru.donmai.us/posts/510376?tags=miyanaga_teru here]] and [[http://danbooru.donmai.us/posts/542606?tags=miyanaga_teru here]]) Teru's disowning Saki is parodied, when it's indicated that Teru is denying Saki's existence due to [[ACupAngst being angry over Saki making fun of her small breasts]].
* ''Fanfic/EmpathTheLuckiestSmurf'': Papa Smurf in the alternate timeline story where he marries Smurfette, has a child through her, and was run out of the village by his little Smurfs along with his new nuclear family, reacts to the news of Empath and the other Smurfs being trapped in time by calling them his "former little Smurfs", disavowing even his relationship to Empath.
* In the Anime/GirlsUndPanzer fic, ''Fanfic/BoysUndSenshado'', [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/9332528/1/Boys-und-Sensha-d%C5%8D found here]], it is revealed that Shiho is still planning on disowning Miho, [[spoiler:despite her having won against Black Forest]] because her way is not the traditional Nishizumi way, and she now has boys on her team. [[spoiler:Shiho carries out this threat in Chapter 7, ''[[KickTheDog while Miho is in the hospital]]'' no less, although she later claims that it's to allow Miho to follow her own path, with the support of her friends]].
* In ''Fanfic/SakiAfterStory'', Teru keeps denying that ''{{Manga/Saki}}'' is her sister, even though Sumire knows otherwise. When Saki tries to go over to talk to Teru after defeating her in the final round of the tournament, Teru [[UnstoppableRage flies into a rage]] and beats up Saki with a metal pipe, a box cutter, and a chair (also attacking Nodoka when she tries to help). It takes the rest of Teru's team to restrain her, and Sumire telling Teru that she spoke with her parents and obtained proof that Saki is her sister before Teru [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone realizes what she's done]].
* In ''FanFic/UltimateSpiderWoman: Change With The Light'', Harvey Broxtel's parents call their son a "monster" and declare that he's dead to them. They also show more concern for Spider-Woman than for Harvey, even though she was the one who beat him unconscious. This is because Harvey is a sadistic psychopath with a long history of committing very violent crimes who became the full-blown PyroManiac Firebrand after he acquired [[PlayingWithFire the ability to generate and control fire]]. The reason Harvey's parents are thanking Spider-Woman for knocking him out is because he tried to kill them for cutting him out of their will and using their money to compensate all of the people he murdered both before and after he became a supervillain.
* [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6086528/6/Will-of-Foxfire ''Will of Foxfire:'']] Itachi finds out that this was done to Naruto by his '''entire''' family to the point they pulled a partial {{Unperson}} on him by erasing his personal history before shoving him into foster care with fake induction papers at the age of five before threatening to kill him should he tell anyone who his real family is. The reason for this [[TheresNoKillLikeOverkill drastic action]]? [[spoiler: Naruto is a werewolf born into a family of {{Kitsune}}.]] To be fair, the reason he was disowned was due to pressure from outside the family; while undoubtedly some of them wanted him gone, there were plenty of them who liked him. Also, the others wanted Naruto ''killed,'' it's arguable that the only way to keep him alive was to do what they did.
* In ''FanFic/OriginStory'', which takes place in the MarvelUniverse, Louise Fulford reveals to her girlfriend, Alex Harris, that her parents threw her out of the house and told her not to come back not because she (Louise) was a lesbian, but rather because she was a mutant.
* In ''Fanfic/TheVow'', which is essentially [[WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2 Lord Shen's]] story narrated more deeply, Shen's father [[NamedByTheAdaptation Lord Goa]] says this word to word when he's forced to banish Shen.
-->'''Lord Goa''': I have no son... No son of mine would disgrace me as you have done.
* In ''Fanfic/ASparkOfIceAndFire'', after Asha Greyjoy chooses to live with and study under Agatha Heterodyne, whom the Iron Islands consider an enemy, her father Balon angrily disowns her. He tells his men that when they inevitably go to war, he doesn't care if Asha gets killed.
* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12290311/1/The-Black-Emperor The Black Emperor]]'', [[Franchise/CodeGeass Charles zi Britannia]] posthumously disowns Clovis after Zero exposes the truth about his actions in Shinjuku.
* A common occurrence in ''Fanfic/PokemonResetBloodlines''. Many parents have disowned their children when they turn out to be bloodliners, though in Belladonna's case, she was thrown out for being a ''lesbian'' instead.
* ''Fanfic/MrAndMrsGold'': Maurice essentially disowns Belle when he finds out that she [[DatingWhatDaddyHates married Rumpelstiltskin of her own free will]] and became a sorceress, denying her even when she offered to help him when he fell ill. In Storybrooke, Moe French did the same thing when she broke it off with her handsome finance Gaspard and cancelled all plans last minute to marry Mr. Gold, who he sees as an AmbiguouslyEvil landlord and implied [[TheDon criminal]]. They eventually reconcile after [[spoiler:Mr. Gold gives him a TheReasonYouSuckSpeech after denying Rose's officer to give one of her kidneys to save him]].
* ''Fanfic/MiraculousMarinettesBaby'': Despite the fact that Adrien wants the baby and is fully willing to raise it, Gabriel thoroughly [[{{Unperson}} Un-persons]] his unborn grandson, believing that it would ruin his son's future. [[ItIsDehumanizing It is the part when Gabriel refers to the baby as "it" that really clinches it for Marinette.]]
* In ''Fanfic/KarmaInRetrograde'', Endeavor tells his son Touya this after learning that he (or rather, his future self) is Dabi.
-->'''Endeavor:''' Quit acting like you donít know. You can trick them, but you wonít fool me again. I should have known you were rotten to your core.\\
'''Touya:''' LikeFatherLikeSon, right?\\
'''Endeavor:''' You are ''not'' my son.
* ''Fanfic/LovedAndLost'', an extended retelling of ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic A Canterlot Wedding]]'', has a sibling variant; the [[CorruptTheCutie manipulated Twilight Sparkle]] disowns her brother Shining Armor when she mistakenly believes Princess Cadance just became injured because of him as well as her former friends and Celestia. She also does that [[ATasteOfTheirOwnMedicine in retaliation of the way he renounced her at the wedding rehearsal]], [[IronicEcho wording her words the same way he did]]. She does later [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone regret]] this once she realizes how she's being manipulated and reconciles with Shining Armor who in turn owns up to his own actions toward her.
-->'''Twilight''': And you can forget about me calling you my BBBFF[[note]]Big Brother Best Friend Forever[[/note]] anymore! In fact, I don't even have a brother.
* ''[[Fanfic/OurTimeIsNow The Ripple Effect]]'':
** Danse is reunited with her MissingMom only to be disowned a few moments upon [[spoiler:revealing she has a girlfriend]].
** Raya's devoutly Catholic mother threatens to disown her upon learning that [[spoiler:Raya has gotten pregnant out of her wedlock]]. After a heated argument, Maria comes to terms with it.
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[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'', after Manolo refuses to kill the bull, Carlos disappointingly tells him he is "not a real Sanchez."
* In ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'', Hiccup is told this by his father Stoick. Fairly predictable though, given Stoick's personality and Hiccup's actions. Unlike many other examples of this trope, ''Stoick'' is hurt by his words as badly as Hiccup is--he physically staggers when he leaves the room and realizes what he's said.
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'': When Tai Lung, who was all but a son to Master Shifu, confronts Shifu at the temple with "I'm home, Master." With barely restrained grief, Shifu retorts to his "son" with "This is no longer your home. And I am no longer your master."
** ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2'': Lord Shen was also essentially disowned by his parents when they banished him from his ancestral home. It's rather hard to blame the parents in this case as this was in response to Shen ''committing genocide''. Despite this, it's later revealed that Shen's parents truly did care about him as the pain of having to do this to their son [[DeathByDespair literally killed them.]]
** ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda3'' sees an inversion, with Po disowning his (biological) father after the latter lied to him about being able to help him master chi, wasting his time while the BigBad gathers more [[WasOnceAMan Jombies]]. They get better before the end of the film, though.
* In ''Literature/TheSissyDuckling'', during an argument Elmer's father tells his mother that he doesn't have a son. He considers Elmer a weakling and a sissy for being so flamboyant.
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See also: ChangelingFantasy, {{Unperson}}, and WhereDidWeGoWrong. Not to be confused with ThatThingIsNotMyChild. Contrast YoureNotMyFather, which is the opposite and is more often aimed at a ParentalSubstitute.

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See also: ChangelingFantasy, {{Unperson}}, and WhereDidWeGoWrong. Not to be confused with ThatThingIsNotMyChild. Or with HeirClubForMen, where ''literally'' not having a son is the source of the problem. Contrast YoureNotMyFather, which is the opposite and is more often aimed at a ParentalSubstitute.

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* ''ComicBook/BlueIsTheWarmestColor'': Clémentine is disowned by her parents when they find her and Emma nude together.


** ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda3'' sees an inversion, with Po disowning his (biological) father after the latter lied to him about being able to help him master chi, wasting his time while the BigBad gathers more {{WasOnceAMan Jombies}}. They get better before the end of the film, though.

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** ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda3'' sees an inversion, with Po disowning his (biological) father after the latter lied to him about being able to help him master chi, wasting his time while the BigBad gathers more {{WasOnceAMan Jombies}}.[[WasOnceAMan Jombies]]. They get better before the end of the film, though.


* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2'': Lord Shen was also essentially disowned by his parents when they banished him from his ancestral home. It's rather hard to blame the parents in this case as this was in response to Shen ''committing genocide''. Despite this, it's later revealed that Shen's parents truly did care about him as the pain of having to do this to their son [[DeathByDespair literally killed them.]]

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* ** ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2'': Lord Shen was also essentially disowned by his parents when they banished him from his ancestral home. It's rather hard to blame the parents in this case as this was in response to Shen ''committing genocide''. Despite this, it's later revealed that Shen's parents truly did care about him as the pain of having to do this to their son [[DeathByDespair literally killed them.]]]]
** ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda3'' sees an inversion, with Po disowning his (biological) father after the latter lied to him about being able to help him master chi, wasting his time while the BigBad gathers more {{WasOnceAMan Jombies}}. They get better before the end of the film, though.


Rest assured, however, that the chances of this happening are far higher than one might expect. The initial IHaveNoSon sequence typically takes place in flashback -- we only learn the story because the now successful disowned son is giving us a sob story about [[WellDoneSonGuy how much he wishes his father would approve, or at least]] ''[[WellDoneSonGuy acknowledge]]'' [[WellDoneSonGuy his existence]]. If we see the event unfold in real time, then usually it gets wrapped up much sooner.

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Rest assured, however, that the chances of this happening are far higher than one might expect. The initial IHaveNoSon sequence typically takes place in flashback -- we only learn the story because the now successful disowned son is giving us a sob story about [[WellDoneSonGuy how much he wishes his father would approve, or at least]] ''[[WellDoneSonGuy acknowledge]]'' [[WellDoneSonGuy his existence]]. If we see the event unfold in real time, then usually it gets wrapped up much sooner.


* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'': After finding out what [[spoiler:Prince Hans]] did in Arendelle, the idea that [[spoiler:his father, the King of the Southern Isles, disowned him]] might not be far off, [[spoiler:given that he is seen shoveling horse manure in the Southern Isles' royal stables]] as part of his penalty in ''Disney/FrozenFever''. [[spoiler:His father and twelve older brothers]] frequently saw him as the family's [[TheUnfavorite big]] [[WhyCouldntYouBeDifferent let-down]], and the ''Frozen Ever After'' attraction at Epcot ([[BroadStrokes which may or may not count as canon]]) refers to [[spoiler:him as the "disgraced son" of the king.]]


* ''ComicBook/{{Princeless}}'': Devin's father went as far as saying that.

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* Endrin practically says he's given up on Trian and Bhelen in ''Fanfic/DragonAgeTheCrownofThorns'', only it's the dwarven noble protagonist that he tells it to, just before [[spoiler:the whole kinslaying happens (or does it?) and he sweeps the second son under the rug while passively watching Bhelen get things going his way.]] It's no wonder [[spoiler:the DN takes matters into his own hands and manipulates ''the entire city-state'', including Endrin, Trian, Bhelen, you name it,]] [[ZeroApprovalGambit the way he does]].
** Later, it is revealed that Endrin played it straight with Bhelen, although the fact he didn't do it publicly allowed the guy to take control of House Aeducan after the king died.

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* Endrin practically says he's given up on Trian and Bhelen in ''Fanfic/DragonAgeTheCrownofThorns'', ''FanFic/DragonAgeTheCrownOfThorns'', only it's the dwarven noble protagonist that he tells it to, just before [[spoiler:the whole kinslaying happens (or does it?) and he sweeps the second son under the rug while passively watching Bhelen get things going his way.]] It's no wonder [[spoiler:the DN takes matters into his own hands and manipulates ''the entire city-state'', including Endrin, Trian, Bhelen, you name it,]] [[ZeroApprovalGambit the way he does]].
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does]]. Later, it is revealed that Endrin played it straight with Bhelen, although the fact he didn't do it publicly allowed the guy to take control of House Aeducan after the king died.

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* Robert Curthose, eldest son of [[UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfNormandy William the Conqueror]], allegedly not only rebelled against his father, but managed to wound him in battle. Enraged, William effectively disavowed Curthose (whose epithet was already linked to William's condescending nickname for him of "short boot") until his wife, Matilda, managed to effect some sort of reconciliation between him and their son. Years later, after she had died and the truce had been broken, William, then on his own deathbed, wanted to disinherit Curthose, but was persuaded to bequeath him Normandy while leaving England in the hands of another son, William Rufus. Rufus died not long after in mysterious circumstances and was replaced by yet another brother, Henry, while Curthose eventually attempted to claim England as his own. The nobles, many of whom held land on both sides of the Channel, were divided, and Curthose's efforts failed. Henry came to possess Normandy instead, and Curthose spent the rest of his life a prisoner.

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* ''[[Fanfic/OurTimeIsNow The Ripple Effect]]'':
** Danse is reunited with her MissingMom only to be disowned a few moments upon [[spoiler:revealing she has a girlfriend]].
** Raya's devoutly Catholic mother threatens to disown her upon learning that [[spoiler:Raya has gotten pregnant out of her wedlock]]. After a heated argument, Maria comes to terms with it.


* "[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3579466/1/Father Father]]": Subverted in this story where [[spoiler:someone takes advantage of Asuka in a party and she gets pregnant. Upon hearing this, her father immediately comes over from Germany with intentions of taking her back with him and [[HonorRelatedAbuse performing an abortion to restore family honor]], entirely without her consent. Her resistance results in the man flipping out and hitting her, causing [[BewareTheNiceOnes Shinji]] (who proposed to her shortly before) to [[ExtremeMeleeRevenge go berserk on his ass and almost kill him]]. Sohryu disowns Asuka and proceeds to take the family property for himself... only for Gendo to inform him that not only [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections Asuka and Shinji are under NERV jurisdiction and therefore untouchable]] but she's also the sole inheritor of the entire family fortune, as per her mother's will. [[HoistByHisOwnPetard By disowning her, Sohryu forfeited his beneficiary rights.]] Oops! And that's even ''before'' Gendo threatens Sohryu that with Asuka and Shinji engaged, he considers her family so Sohryu will better back off or [[KnightTemplarParent face the]] [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge consequences]].]]

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* "[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3579466/1/Father Father]]": Subverted in this story where [[spoiler:someone takes advantage of Asuka in a party and she gets pregnant. Upon hearing this, her father immediately comes over from Germany with intentions of taking her back with him and [[HonorRelatedAbuse performing an abortion to restore family honor]], entirely without her consent. Her resistance results in the man flipping out and hitting her, causing [[BewareTheNiceOnes Shinji]] (who proposed to her shortly before) to [[ExtremeMeleeRevenge go berserk on his ass and almost kill him]]. Sohryu disowns Asuka and proceeds to take the family property for himself... only for Gendo to inform him that not only [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections are Asuka and Shinji are under NERV jurisdiction and therefore untouchable]] but she's also the sole inheritor of the entire family fortune, as per her mother's will. [[HoistByHisOwnPetard By disowning her, Sohryu forfeited his beneficiary rights.]] Oops! And that's even ''before'' Gendo threatens Sohryu that with Asuka and Shinji engaged, he considers her family so Sohryu will better back off or [[KnightTemplarParent face the]] [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge consequences]].]]


* In ''Fanfic/LovedAndLost'', an extended retelling of ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic A Canterlot Wedding]]'', the [[CorruptTheCutie manipulated Twilight Sparkle]] disowns her brother Shining Armor when she mistakenly believes Princess Cadance just became injured because of him as well as her former friends and Celestia. She also does that [[ATasteOfTheirOwnMedicine in retaliation of the way he renounced her at the wedding rehearsal]], [[IronicEcho wording her words the same way he did]]. She does later [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone regret]] this once she realizes how she's being manipulated and reconciles with Shining Armor who in turn owes up to his own actions toward her.

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* In ''Fanfic/LovedAndLost'', an extended retelling of ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic A Canterlot Wedding]]'', has a sibling variant; the [[CorruptTheCutie manipulated Twilight Sparkle]] disowns her brother Shining Armor when she mistakenly believes Princess Cadance just became injured because of him as well as her former friends and Celestia. She also does that [[ATasteOfTheirOwnMedicine in retaliation of the way he renounced her at the wedding rehearsal]], [[IronicEcho wording her words the same way he did]]. She does later [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone regret]] this once she realizes how she's being manipulated and reconciles with Shining Armor who in turn owes owns up to his own actions toward her.

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* In the ''ComicBook/XMen'' storyline "Grey's End", Elaine Grey, ComicBook/JeanGrey's mother, curses both Jean and Rachel with this before she is struck down by a Shi'ar Extermination Squad after the group murdered every last Grey.

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