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In cases when villain and hero turn out to be parent and child, count on at least one scene where the hero worries that he or she will eventually [[InTheBlood end up like the parent]].

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In cases when villain and hero turn out to be parent and child, count on at least one scene where the hero worries that he or she will eventually [[InTheBlood [[VillainousLineage end up like the parent]].


* Recent evidence has backed claims that a Frenchman, Jean-Marie Loret, was the product of an affair between UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler, who was a German soldier in World War I, and his mother when she was 16 in 1917.

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* Recent evidence has backed claims that a Frenchman, French railroad worker Jean-Marie Loret, Loret claimed was the product of an affair between UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler, who was a German soldier in World War I, UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler and his mother in 1917, when she Hitler was 16 a soldier in 1917.UsefulNotes/WorldWarI. However, this claim is considered dubious by scholars for a variety of reasons.

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* In ''Film/BlackAngelVol1'', Ikko discovers fairly late that Chiaki, the woman she is trying to kill is, is not her half-sister but actually her mother. In this case, neither woman knew this initally because Ikko was a ChildByRape and Chiaki's father removed the child at birth, telling Chiaki the child had died, and gave it to his mistress to raise.


** First with Owen Lars: [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0302.html "Anakin, I am your stepfather."]]

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** First with Owen Clieg Lars: [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0302.html "Anakin, I am your stepfather."]]


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* Near the beginning of ''Film/KingdomOfHeaven'', Godfrey reveals to Balian that Balian is his illegitimate son. The theatrical cut has him outright saying, "Balian, I'm your father"; the specific line is dropped in the director's cut, but the conversation is still clearly indicating this fact.

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* Near the beginning of ''Film/KingdomOfHeaven'', Godfrey reveals to Balian that Balian is his illegitimate son. The theatrical cut has him outright saying, "Balian, I'm your father"; the specific line is dropped in the director's cut, but cut drops the conversation is still clearly indicating this fact.line and lets the implication speak for itself.


** And of course, Luke does it to Vader: [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1151.html "No,]] '''[[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1151.html I]]''' [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1151.html am your son."]] [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1152.html But then...]]] [[spoiler:"No, Luke, I am your '''mother'''."]]

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** And of course, Luke does it to Vader: [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1151.html "No,]] '''[[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1151.html I]]''' [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1151.html am your son."]] [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1152.html But then...]]] ]] [[spoiler:"No, Luke, I am your '''mother'''."]]



* The biggest real life example is the revelation that birds are the direct descendants of non avian dinosaurs

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* The biggest real life example is the revelation that birds are the direct descendants of non avian dinosaursnon-avian dinosaurs.


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** TropeNamer. This is TheReveal from [[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack the second part]] of the original trilogy.[[note]]The line as it's frequently quoted is actually BeamMeUpScotty; the [[Radio/StarWarsRadioDramas radio]] and [[ComicBook/StarWarsMarvel1977 Marvel Comics]] adaptations ''do'' render it as "No, Luke. I '''am''' your father", however.[[/note]] The reason that this reveal worked and a lot of the imitators fell flat was that a big part of Luke's story revolved around his [[TellMeAboutMyFather Jedi Knight father]], whom he sought to emulate as a Jedi himself, which was ''why'' Luke let out the BigNo in response to the AwfulTruth about said father being revealed. In addition to that, this also means that both Obi-Wan and Yoda had been lying to him ever since they met. It also gives new light to Uncle Owen's reasons for refusing to let Luke accept the CallToAdventure, in particular Aunt Beru's assessment that "he's got too much of his father in him" and Owen's response "That's what I'm afraid of". Also, the reveal in ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' is that Leia is Luke's sister.

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** TropeNamer. This is TheReveal from [[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack the second part]] of the original trilogy.[[note]]The line as it's frequently quoted is actually BeamMeUpScotty; the [[Radio/StarWarsRadioDramas radio]] and [[ComicBook/StarWarsMarvel1977 Marvel Comics]] adaptations ''do'' render it as "No, Luke. Luke, I '''am''' your father", however.[[/note]] The reason that this reveal worked and a lot of the imitators fell flat was that a big part of Luke's story revolved around his [[TellMeAboutMyFather Jedi Knight father]], whom he sought to emulate as a Jedi himself, which was ''why'' Luke let out the BigNo in response to the AwfulTruth about said father being revealed. In addition to that, this also means that both Obi-Wan and Yoda had been lying to him ever since they met. It also gives new light to Uncle Owen's reasons for refusing to let Luke accept the CallToAdventure, in particular Aunt Beru's assessment that "he's got too much of his father in him" and Owen's response "That's what I'm afraid of". Also, the reveal in ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' is that Leia is Luke's sister.


** TropeNamer. This is TheReveal from [[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack the second part]] of the original trilogy.[[note]]The line as it's frequently quoted is actually BeamMeUpScotty; the radio adaptation ''[[FromACertainPointOfView does]]'' render it as "'''No, Luke.''' I am your father", however.[[/note]] The reason that this reveal worked and a lot of the imitators fell flat was that a big part of Luke's story revolved around his [[TellMeAboutMyFather Jedi Knight father]], whom he sought to emulate as a Jedi himself, which was ''why'' Luke let out the BigNo in response to the AwfulTruth about said father being revealed. In addition to that, this also means that both Obi-Wan and Yoda had been lying to him ever since they met. It also gives new light to Uncle Owen's reasons for refusing to let Luke accept the CallToAdventure, in particular Aunt Beru's assessment that "he's got too much of his father in him" and Owen's response "That's what I'm afraid of". Also, the reveal in ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' is that Leia is Luke's sister.

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** TropeNamer. This is TheReveal from [[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack the second part]] of the original trilogy.[[note]]The line as it's frequently quoted is actually BeamMeUpScotty; the radio adaptation ''[[FromACertainPointOfView does]]'' [[Radio/StarWarsRadioDramas radio]] and [[ComicBook/StarWarsMarvel1977 Marvel Comics]] adaptations ''do'' render it as "'''No, Luke.''' "No, Luke. I am '''am''' your father", however.[[/note]] The reason that this reveal worked and a lot of the imitators fell flat was that a big part of Luke's story revolved around his [[TellMeAboutMyFather Jedi Knight father]], whom he sought to emulate as a Jedi himself, which was ''why'' Luke let out the BigNo in response to the AwfulTruth about said father being revealed. In addition to that, this also means that both Obi-Wan and Yoda had been lying to him ever since they met. It also gives new light to Uncle Owen's reasons for refusing to let Luke accept the CallToAdventure, in particular Aunt Beru's assessment that "he's got too much of his father in him" and Owen's response "That's what I'm afraid of". Also, the reveal in ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' is that Leia is Luke's sister.


* Such a moment happens in ''WesternAnimation/{{WITCH}}'' when Caleb finds out that [[WickedWitch Nerissa]] is his mother.

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* Such a moment happens in ''WesternAnimation/{{WITCH}}'' when Caleb finds out that [[WickedWitch Nerissa]] is his mother. This wasn't the case in the comics, where Caleb was a flower given a humanoid form.


* ''Film/KingdomOfHeaven'' begins with Godfrey returning to France to track down his illegitimate son. The theatrical cut has him outright saying, "Balian, I'm your father"; the specific line is dropped in the director's cut, but the conversation is still clearly indicating this fact.

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* ''Film/KingdomOfHeaven'' begins with Near the beginning of ''Film/KingdomOfHeaven'', Godfrey returning reveals to France to track down Balian that Balian is his illegitimate son. The theatrical cut has him outright saying, "Balian, I'm your father"; the specific line is dropped in the director's cut, but the conversation is still clearly indicating this fact.

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* ''Film/KingdomOfHeaven'' begins with Godfrey returning to France to track down his illegitimate son. The theatrical cut has him outright saying, "Balian, I'm your father"; the specific line is dropped in the director's cut, but the conversation is still clearly indicating this fact.


** Later on, you see Buzz and Zurg having a father-and-son game of Catch.

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** Later on, you see Buzz and Zurg having [[PlayingCatchWithTheOldMan a father-and-son game of Catch.Catch]].


*** This is actually not what Rey ''said though''. [[spoiler: She said her "they were nobody" and had a Force-induced vision of seeing endless copies of herself. Kylo Ren assumed he meant they were worthless junk traders. But the ExactWords (in light of this vision) can imply anything from a clone (part of Star Wars canon) to literally being born from the Force (also canon).]]
** Ultimately played straight by ''Film/TheRiseOfSkywalker'', where [[spoiler:Rey is Palpatine's granddaughter, via her father. Rey's parents being nobodies was an attempt to hide her from him.]]
* ''Film/TheTerminator'': Kyle Reese is John's father by TimeTravel.

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*** This is actually not what Rey ''said though''. [[spoiler: She said her "they were nobody" and had a Force-induced vision of seeing endless copies of herself. Kylo Ren assumed he meant they were worthless junk traders. But the ExactWords (in light of this vision) can imply anything from a clone (part of Star Wars canon) to literally being born from the Force (also canon).]]
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Ultimately played straight by ''Film/TheRiseOfSkywalker'', where [[spoiler:Rey is Palpatine's granddaughter, via her father. Rey's parents being nobodies was an attempt to hide her from him.]]
* ''Film/TheTerminator'': Kyle Reese Reese, John Connor's friend is actually John's father by TimeTravel.

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