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Children tend to take after their parents in one regard or another and stories often drive home this point by saying LikeFatherLikeSon, or like mother like daughter, or like any relative like any other younger relative. This causes everything from comedy to {{angst}} to dramatic tension. This trope is TruthInTelevision.

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Children tend to take after their parents in one regard or another and stories often drive home this point by saying LikeFatherLikeSon, "Like Father, Like Son", or like mother like daughter, "Like Mother, Like Daughter", or like any relative like any other younger relative. This causes everything from comedy to {{angst}} to dramatic tension. This trope is TruthInTelevision.

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->''And as I hung up the phone it occurred to me\\
Hed grown up just like me\\
My boy was just like me''
-->-- '''Music/HarryChapin''', [[WhenYouComingHomeDad Cats in the Cradle]]


* EvilParentsWantGoodKids



* IAmNotMyFather


A SisterTrope to LikeParentLikeSpouse. Contrast LikeFatherUnlikeSon.

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A SisterTrope to LikeParentLikeSpouse. Contrast LikeFatherUnlikeSon.
LikeFatherUnlikeSon. Not to be confused with LoveFatherLoveSon.



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A SisterTrope to LikeParentLikeSpouse.

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A SisterTrope to LikeParentLikeSpouse.
LikeParentLikeSpouse. Contrast LikeFatherUnlikeSon.


As TruthInTelevision, children tend to act, at least a little, like their parents. It may have something to do with living together for years and years. [[ParentalAbandonment Or not.]]

Either way, stories often drive home this point by saying LikeFatherLikeSon, or like mother like daughter, or like any relative like any other younger relative. This causes sometimes predictable plotting, {{angst}}, and dramatic tension.

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As TruthInTelevision, children Children tend to act, at least a little, like take after their parents. It may have something to do with living together for years parents in one regard or another and years. [[ParentalAbandonment Or not.]]

Either way,
stories often drive home this point by saying LikeFatherLikeSon, or like mother like daughter, or like any relative like any other younger relative. This causes sometimes predictable plotting, {{angst}}, and everything from comedy to {{angst}} to dramatic tension.
tension. This trope is TruthInTelevision.

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* NotSoDifferent

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* SharedFamilyQuirks

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A SisterTrope to LikeParentLikeSpouse.



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A SuperTrope.

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* LoserSonOfLoserDad

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*IAmNotMyFather

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