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* There's a RunningGag in ''SonicTheHedgehog'' of Amy glomping a hedgehog thinking it's Sonic, only to find she's mistaken.

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* There's a RunningGag in ''SonicTheHedgehog'' ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'' of Amy glomping a hedgehog thinking it's Sonic, only to find she's mistaken.


* Invoked in a folktale involving a [[TheJester court jester]] and/or TricksterArchetype of the teller's culture wherein he offends the King and is told he will be executed unless he can apologize in a way wherein the apology is worse than the offense. He achieves this by groping the King from behind and saying "Sorry, I thought you were the Queen."

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* Invoked in a folktale involving a [[TheJester court jester]] and/or TricksterArchetype TheTrickster of the teller's culture wherein he offends the King and is told he will be executed unless he can apologize in a way wherein the apology is worse than the offense. He achieves this by groping the King from behind and saying "Sorry, I thought you were the Queen."


* On ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'', Bob goes to the dentist and is picked up by his sister-in-law Gail. Still high from the anesthetic, Bob mistakes her for his wife Linda and gropes her. Gail ends up falling in love with him, and the rest of the episode has Bob trying to fix things.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'', ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'': In the episode "Dr. Yap", Bob goes to the dentist and is picked up by his sister-in-law Gail. Gayle. Still high from the anesthetic, Bob mistakes her for his wife Linda and gropes proceeds to grope and make out with her. Gail Gayle ends up falling in love with him, and the rest of the episode has Bob trying to fix things.


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* Invoked in a folktale involving a [[TheJester court jester]] and/or TricksterArchetype of the teller's culture wherein he offends the King and is told he will be executed unless he can apologize in a way wherein the apology is worse than the offense. He achieves this by groping the King from behind and saying "Sorry, I thought you were the Queen."

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* Invoked in a folktale involving a [[TheJester court jester]] and/or TricksterArchetype of In the teller's culture wherein he offends the King and is told he will be executed unless he can apologize in {{crossover}} {{oneshot|Fic}} ''Fanfic/{{Mononofu}}'', [[VideoGame/{{Onmyoji}} Shuten-dōji]] thinks a way wherein the apology is worse than the offense. He achieves this by groping the King from behind and saying "Sorry, I thought you were the Queen."person with long black hair his lust object Momiji while it's actually [[VideoGame/ToukenRanbu Izuminokami Kanesada]]. Much {{hilarity ensues}}.



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* In ''Literature/DragonBones'', there are two identical twins, one of whom (who is a ladies' man) has an affair with a woman. His rather shy twin brother is ''very'' embarassed when his brothers' lover accidentally pinches ''his'' buttocks.
* In one Creator/GuyDeMaupassant story translated as "A Bad Error", a man is in a relationship with a woman who wanted it to remain platonic until they knew each other better, and they both take a vow of celibacy in the meantime. He [[AllMenArePerverts doesn't stick to his vow]], and starts up an affair with a beautiful maidservant of the woman, who had told him she was built similarly to her mistress. Things end badly when thinking it is the maidservant, he goes up to the woman and lifts up her skirts and kisses her on the behind.

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Invoked in a relationship with folktale involving a woman who wanted it to remain platonic until they knew each other better, and they both take a vow of celibacy in the meantime. He [[AllMenArePerverts doesn't stick to his vow]], and starts up an affair with a beautiful maidservant [[TheJester court jester]] and/or TricksterArchetype of the woman, who had teller's culture wherein he offends the King and is told him she was built similarly to her mistress. Things end badly when thinking it is he will be executed unless he can apologize in a way wherein the maidservant, he goes up to apology is worse than the woman offense. He achieves this by groping the King from behind and lifts up her skirts and kisses her on saying "Sorry, I thought you were the behind.Queen."



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* In ''Literature/DragonBones'', there are two identical twins, one of whom (who is a ladies' man) has an affair with a woman. His rather shy twin brother is ''very'' embarassed when his brothers' lover accidentally pinches ''his'' buttocks.
* In one Creator/GuyDeMaupassant story translated as "A Bad Error", a man is in a relationship with a woman who wanted it to remain platonic until they knew each other better, and they both take a vow of celibacy in the meantime. He [[AllMenArePerverts doesn't stick to his vow]], and starts up an affair with a beautiful maidservant of the woman, who had told him she was built similarly to her mistress. Things end badly when thinking it is the maidservant, he goes up to the woman and lifts up her skirts and kisses her on the behind.
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* On ''Series/GeneralHospital'', after Mac was kidnapped and replaced by a double, he fed the double incorrect information about his personal life, resulting in him treating his fiancée like dirt and basically sexually harassing his co-worker who he believed was interested in him, but wasn't.


* In the ''Anime/TheFamiliarOfZero'' anime Louise gets into the bed that she, Saito, and Siesta share. The problem? Well, she ends up being kissed by Siesta, who had mistaken her for Saito.

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* In the ''Anime/TheFamiliarOfZero'' ''LightNovel/TheFamiliarOfZero'' anime Louise gets into the bed that she, Saito, and Siesta share. The problem? Well, she ends up being kissed by Siesta, who had mistaken her for Saito.























* TheFilmOfTheBook of ''The Girl, the Gold Watch and Everything''. Kirby Winter goes to his brother's house and goes to sleep in his bed. His brother's girlfriend Bonny Lee Beaumont slips into the bed, thinks he is his brother and starts to make love to him

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* TheFilmOfTheBook of ''The Girl, the Gold Watch and Everything''. Kirby Winter goes to his brother's house and goes to sleep in his bed. His brother's girlfriend Bonny Lee Beaumont slips into the bed, thinks he is his brother and starts to make love to himhim.




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* Played for laughs in one of the ''Film/{{Beethoven}}'' movies where the father thinks he's cuddling his wife and sweet-talking her, only when she comes in and asks who he's talking to does he realize the dog's in his bed.


















































* In an episode of ''Dr. Ken'', he tries to teach his daughter the danger of alcohol by getting roaring drunk. Then he embarrasses her at a party. After she runs out he puts his arm about the wrong teenage Asian-American girl and tells everyone "I used to give her baths."

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* In an episode of ''Dr. Ken'', ''Series/DrKen'', he tries to teach his daughter the danger of alcohol by getting roaring drunk. Then he embarrasses her at a party. After she runs out he puts his arm about the wrong teenage Asian-American girl and tells everyone "I used to give her baths."


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Compare/contrast with BedTrick and BrideAndSwitch, wherein there is deliberate deception on the part of one of the parties involved.

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Compare/contrast with BedTrick and BrideAndSwitch, wherein there is deliberate deception on the part of one of the parties involved. May overlap with MistakenFromBehind.


* In ''TheBigEasy'' after a night of lovemaking, Anne mistakes Bobby [=McSwain=] for his brother Remy, coming up behind him and pinching his ass. The brothers aren't all that identical, but given that she had no reason to expect any other man in the house and her view of Bobby was mostly of his rear end as be bent to rummage through the fridge, it is perhaps an understandable mistake.

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* In ''TheBigEasy'' ''Film/TheBigEasy'' after a night of lovemaking, Anne mistakes Bobby [=McSwain=] for his brother Remy, coming up behind him and pinching his ass. The brothers aren't all that identical, but given that she had no reason to expect any other man in the house and her view of Bobby was mostly of his rear end as be bent to rummage through the fridge, it is perhaps an understandable mistake.



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* In an episode of ''Dr. Ken'', he tries to teach his daughter the danger of alcohol by getting roaring drunk. Then he embarrasses her at a party. After she runs out he puts his arm about the wrong teenage Asian-American girl and tells everyone "I used to give her baths."


* The 1947 short "the Brideless Groom" starring Film/TheThreeStooges inverts this trope as it is Shemp Howard that Christine McIntyre's character mistakes for someone else. Christine is expecting her cousin, Basil, and thinking that Shemp is him, starts kissing him affectionately. When she gets a phone call revealing that her visitor is NOT her cousin, she really unloads on Shemp, resulting in a NoHoldsBarredBeatdown.

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* The 1947 short "the Brideless Groom" starring Film/TheThreeStooges inverts this trope as it is Shemp Howard that Christine McIntyre's [=McIntyre=]'s character mistakes for someone else. Christine is expecting her cousin, Basil, and thinking that Shemp is him, starts kissing him affectionately. When she gets a phone call revealing that her visitor is NOT her cousin, she really unloads on Shemp, resulting in a NoHoldsBarredBeatdown.



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* ''Manga/OnePiece'': Zoro and Sanji almost get an AccidentalKiss moment when they're waking up one morning and Sanji mistakes Zoro for Nami.



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* In ''Film/ThinkBig'', Rafe's waitress girlfriend drags who she thinks is Rafe into a back room to have sex with him. Unfortunately, it's actually Rafe's twin brother Victor, who reveals the mistaken identity as soon as he's allowed to get a word in edgewise. She then proceeds to [[TheUnfairSex slap him for this misunderstanding.]]


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* In one of the [[http://www.egscomics.com/index.php?id=1823 Summer Moments]] comics of ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Sarah is transformed into Grace as part of a plan to prank Grace's boyfriend Tedd. Unfortunately, Tedd discovered Sarah as Grace a little too early, and kissed her, thinking she was the real Grace. The comic itself lacks any dialogue, but the commentary suggests that they decided to [[LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain never speak of it again.]]

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