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* Happens in ''Series/{{Farscape}}'''s season 2 in the "Look at the Princess" episodes. The pregnant mother is stuck for the next 80 years or so in a kind of unaging stasis which Crichton cannot undergo anymore, so at least he's got a (ridiculously) good excuse.
** Also, think of the reason she wanted to marry him in the first place.
** And his leaving allows the mother to marry the man she's really in love with, giving the child a father, as well.

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* Happens in ''Series/{{Farscape}}'''s season 2 in the "Look at the Princess" episodes. The pregnant mother is stuck for the next 80 years or so in a kind of unaging stasis which Crichton cannot undergo anymore, so at least he's got a (ridiculously) good excuse.
** Also, think of the reason she wanted to marry him in the first place.
** And his
excuse. Before leaving allows Crichton tells them to present the mother to marry royal councillor, who the man she's really Princess is actually in love with, giving as the child a father, as well.father so at least someone will be around to help raise the child.


* ''Series/{{Charmed}}'': After spending half a season fighting against his duties as an Elder, [[spoiler: Leo]] finally decides to leave the sisters to join the Elders after a near death experience that nearly cost him and [[spoiler: Piper]] their lives. Guess who's pregnant at the end of the episode and [[KidFromtheFuture what the real identity of the Whitelighter that appeared at the end of last season is]]? Playing true to the trope, instead of using this as a reason to bring [[spoiler: Leo]] back, no matter how easy it would be for him to visit anyway, [[spoiler:Piper and even the grown up Chris]] insist on not getting [[spoiler: Leo]] involved.

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* ''Series/{{Charmed}}'': ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'': After spending half a season fighting against his duties as an Elder, [[spoiler: Leo]] finally decides to leave the sisters to join the Elders after a near death experience that nearly cost him and [[spoiler: Piper]] their lives. Guess who's pregnant at the end of the episode and [[KidFromtheFuture what the real identity of the Whitelighter that appeared at the end of last season is]]? Playing true to the trope, instead of using this as a reason to bring [[spoiler: Leo]] back, no matter how easy it would be for him to visit anyway, [[spoiler:Piper and even the grown up Chris]] insist on not getting [[spoiler: Leo]] involved.


* At the end of the Franchise/{{Superman}} arc ''ComicBook/NewKrypton,'' [[spoiler: [[ForegoneConclusion Mon-El gets trapped in the Phantom Zone again]], and his girlfriend Billie reveals to her uncle, the superhero Guardian, that she's pregnant right as they're skipping town.]]

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* At the end of the Franchise/{{Superman}} arc ''ComicBook/NewKrypton,'' [[spoiler: [[ForegoneConclusion Mon-El gets trapped in the Phantom Zone again]], and his girlfriend Billie Jamie reveals to her uncle, great-uncle, the superhero Guardian, that she's pregnant right as they're skipping town.]]


* This pops up in ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'', mostly as a throwaway reference - Bucky Barnes and Minerva [=McGonagall=] had a wartime fling, and she only realised that she was pregnant after he fell to his presumed death. That child turned out to be the mother of Clint Barton - and yes, it's that kind of fic. However, it gains some additional significance after Bucky resurfaces as the Winter Soldier.

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* This pops up in ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'', mostly as a throwaway reference - Bucky Barnes and Minerva [=McGonagall=] had a wartime fling, got engaged during the war, and she only realised that she was pregnant after he fell to his presumed death. That child turned out to be the mother of Clint Barton - and yes, it's that kind of fic. However, it gains some additional significance after Bucky resurfaces as the Winter Soldier.

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* This pops up in ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'', mostly as a throwaway reference - Bucky Barnes and Minerva [=McGonagall=] had a wartime fling, and she only realised that she was pregnant after he fell to his presumed death. That child turned out to be the mother of Clint Barton - and yes, it's that kind of fic. However, it gains some additional significance after Bucky resurfaces as the Winter Soldier.
** It's used again, this time as a key plot point, in chapter 75, after a good deal of hinting, it is revealed that [[spoiler: Carol Danvers]] is the descendant of Steve Rogers and Peggy Carter, [[spoiler: her]] grandmother (Steve and Peggy's daughter) having been conceived shortly before Steve wound up crashing the ''Valkyrie''. There was no reason for him to know (even Peggy had no idea), as is repeatedly pointed out to him, but he still feels horribly guilty over it. Also, practically speaking he's still only in his late twenties. He thus avoids and tacitly rejects [[spoiler: Carol]], who's unsurprisingly rather hurt by this (what with having a shortage of good father figures). In time, he gets over it.

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* ''Series/StargateSG1'': In "A Hundred Days", a stranded Jack O'Neill ends up GoingNative and becomes engaged to a local woman who wants a baby with him. At the end of the episode, he's rescued and returns home, leaving her behind gently touching her belly. WordOfGod stated that they did want the readers to guess that she was pregnant, thinking to pick up the story at a later date. However, they later changed their minds and scrapped the plot.

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* ''Series/StargateSG1'': In "A Hundred Days", a stranded Jack O'Neill ends up GoingNative and becomes engaged to a local woman who wants a baby with him. At the end of the episode, he's rescued and returns home, leaving her behind [[HandOnWomb gently touching her belly. belly.]] WordOfGod stated that they did want the readers to guess that she was pregnant, thinking to pick up the story at a later date. However, they later changed their minds and scrapped the plot.


* In the original ''Yours Mine And Ours'' the father ships out to sea only to learn that another child will be added to their family, his son Joseph John.

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* In the original ''Yours Mine And Ours'' ''Film/YoursMineAndOurs'' the father ships out to sea only to learn that another child will be added to their family, his son Joseph John.


* As does Cotton Hill (though in his case the woman was Japanese) on ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill''

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* As does In ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill,'' Cotton Hill (though in his case had an affair with a Japanese nurse after shipping home from World War II; she seems to have been the only woman was Japanese) on ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill''whom he actually loved, [[ReallyGetsAround as opposed to merely sleeping with]]. He comes back decades later to apologize for having to leave without saying goodbye, and sure enough learns that he has another son (who looks [[StrongFamilyResemblance remarkably like Hank]]).


* A ''StarTrek'' novel revealed Spock did this in the ''[[StarTrekTheOriginalSeries TOS]]'' episode All Our Yesterdays.

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* A ''StarTrek'' ''Franchise/StarTrek'' novel revealed Spock did this in the ''[[StarTrekTheOriginalSeries ''[[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries TOS]]'' episode All Our Yesterdays.


* A ''StarTrek'' novel revealed Spock did this in the ''{{[[StarTrekTheOriginalSeries TOS]]}}'' episode All Our Yesterdays.

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* A ''StarTrek'' novel revealed Spock did this in the ''{{[[StarTrekTheOriginalSeries TOS]]}}'' ''[[StarTrekTheOriginalSeries TOS]]'' episode All Our Yesterdays.


* A ''StarTrek'' novel revealed Spock did this in the ''{{StarTrekTheOriginalSeries TOS}}'' episode All Our Yesterdays.

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* A ''StarTrek'' novel revealed Spock did this in the ''{{StarTrekTheOriginalSeries TOS}}'' ''{{[[StarTrekTheOriginalSeries TOS]]}}'' episode All Our Yesterdays.


* A ''StarTrek'' novel revealed Spock did this in the ''Series/{{StarTrekTheOriginalSeries TOS}}'' episode All Our Yesterdays.

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* A ''StarTrek'' novel revealed Spock did this in the ''Series/{{StarTrekTheOriginalSeries ''{{StarTrekTheOriginalSeries TOS}}'' episode All Our Yesterdays.

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* A ''StarTrek'' novel revealed Spock did this in the ''Series/{{StarTrekTheOriginalSeries TOS}}'' episode All Our Yesterdays.


** ''SpeciesII'' plays this theme in the exact opposite way. A male alien goes around planting his seed in every woman that takes his fancy. They all die moments after being impregnated, by the alien baby that literally explodes out of their belly, leaving creepy Daddy to take care of them in his creepy barn.
*** The end of ''SpeciesII'' and start of ''SpeciesIII'' re-reverses the concept yet again, where the main character knocks up the sexy female alien, before dying in the climactic fight. [[BirthDeathJuxtaposition Though is seems like he kills her after doing her, the final shot of the movie shows her belly expanding to pregnancy-size.]] This is resolved in the sequel when the mother comes back to life and gives birth to a pure-breed alien baby, before being killed herself.

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** ''SpeciesII'' * ''Film/SpeciesII'' plays this theme in the exact opposite way. A male alien goes around planting his seed in every woman that takes his fancy. They all die moments after being impregnated, by the alien baby that literally explodes out of their belly, leaving creepy Daddy to take care of them in his creepy barn.
*** * The end of ''SpeciesII'' ''Species II'' and start of ''SpeciesIII'' ''Film/SpeciesIII'' re-reverses the concept yet again, where the main character knocks up the sexy female alien, before dying in the climactic fight. [[BirthDeathJuxtaposition Though is seems like he kills her after doing her, the final shot of the movie shows her belly expanding to pregnancy-size.]] This is resolved in the sequel when the mother comes back to life and gives birth to a pure-breed alien baby, before being killed herself.


Sometimes the woman's existence is {{Retcon}}ned so that the main character can suddenly have a son, since of ''course'' a hero sires a male heir. In this case, see LukeYouAreMyFather. GlorifiedSpermDonor is another form this can take, and if the father dies it may overlap with HerHeartWillGoOn.

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Sometimes the woman's existence is {{Retcon}}ned so that the main character can suddenly have a son, since of ''course'' a hero sires a male heir. In this case, see LukeYouAreMyFather. GlorifiedSpermDonor is another form this can take, and if the father dies it may overlap with HerHeartWillGoOn. Compare MySecretPregnancy.



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