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* At least one of Wildcat's kids is like this.

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* Some ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' stories have this element.

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* ''Film/SupermanReturns'' with [[spoiler:Supes and Lois' son]].
* In that quasi-''Film/GroundhogDay'' movie, ''Film/{{Premonition}}'', this happens.

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* {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d and then averted in ''Film/SinceYouWentAway''.
* Captain Kirk has this in ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan''. Justified when Kirk comments to the mother: "I did what you wanted, I stayed away".

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* Literature/JamesBond is supposed to have had a son by one of his many conquests (in the new books, not the originals).

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

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* This also may or may not have happened in ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''. Despite what the mom said her son was ''Dean incarnate''.



* Part of [[spoiler:John Casey's]] backstory in ''Series/{{Chuck}}''.

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* This is the entire plot of ''Theatre/MammaMia''.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': Grandpa Simpson has a kid like this with a woman in England.

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* ''[[https://www.wattpad.com/story/197976919-cabin-fever-promises-to-keep Cabin Fever: Promises To Keep]]'' follows on from [[Film/CabinFever Paul and Marcy's whirlwind affair]] with an alternate story line in which [[FixFic Marcy survives]], unknowingly [[OneNightStandPregnancy carrying Paul's lovechild]]. Although Paul does not survive, Marcy resolves that his memory and legacy will live on in his daughter, whom she names in honor of both Paul and their mutual friend, Karen.


* This pops up in ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'', mostly as a throwaway reference - Bucky Barnes and Minerva [=McGonagall=] 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.
** 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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* This pops up in ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'', ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'':
** The first time, it's
mostly as a throwaway reference - Bucky Barnes and Minerva [=McGonagall=] 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.
** 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.
it and they become very close.
** A third time, in the sequel, it's referenced as having happened about a thousand years ago when Thor's magical contraception (which he started getting after 'the Hela Incident') ran out earlier than he expected to, and he was called away to fight a war for a few decades. When he got back, he found that he'd had a daughter, Torunn Thorsdottir, and that while she'd inherited a degree of the strength etc (and became a travelling monster-hunter, because [[BadassFamily that's what the House of Odin does for fun]]), she hadn't inherited the lifespan, and had thus died while he was away. He was deeply unhappy about that, to put it mildly (though they did meet when he visited her in Helheim, because she's a Valkyrie and Thor is absolutely crazy enough to visit the land of the dead), and Harry speculates that it's why he was so furious when he found about what he'd missed with Harry.

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* ''Series/{{ER}}'''s Carol discovers that she's pregnant several weeks after Doug has resigned in disgrace and left Chicago.


* ''Literature/{{Revan}}'' (a sequel to ''KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'') has this happen to the titular character and Bastila before he heads off to Sith space, never to be seen again.

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* ''Literature/{{Revan}}'' (a sequel to ''KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'') ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'') has this happen to the titular character and Bastila before he heads off to Sith space, never to be seen again.


* Downplayed in ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', as Anakin finds out he's going to be a father before Luke and Leia are actually born. He accidentally gets Padme pregnant while on leave from the Clone Wars before having to go fight in the Outer Rim. Padme presumably didn't find out until after he'd left and had no way of contacting him, not to mention she has to [[MySecretPregnancy keep the pregnancy secret]] because Anakin's not supposed to be fathering kids with his [[SecretRelationship secret wife]]. When he returns to Coruscant several months later she informs him she's pregnant; although shocked, he's overjoyed by the news, insisting it's the "happiest moment of [his] life." [[SoHappyTogether The happy times]] [[DoomedByCanon don't last.]]

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* Downplayed in ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', as Anakin finds out he's going to be a father before Luke and Leia are actually born. He accidentally gets Padme Padmé pregnant while on leave from the Clone Wars before having to go fight in the Outer Rim. Padme Padmé presumably didn't find out until after he'd left and had no way of contacting him, not to mention she has to [[MySecretPregnancy keep the pregnancy secret]] because Anakin's not supposed to be fathering kids with his [[SecretRelationship secret wife]]. When he returns to Coruscant several months later she informs him she's pregnant; although shocked, he's overjoyed by the news, insisting it's the "happiest moment of [his] life." [[SoHappyTogether The happy times]] [[DoomedByCanon don't last.]]

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* Downplayed in ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', as Anakin finds out he's going to be a father before Luke and Leia are actually born. He accidentally gets Padme pregnant while on leave from the Clone Wars before having to go fight in the Outer Rim. Padme presumably didn't find out until after he'd left and had no way of contacting him, not to mention she has to [[MySecretPregnancy keep the pregnancy secret]] because Anakin's not supposed to be fathering kids with his [[SecretRelationship secret wife]]. When he returns to Coruscant several months later she informs him she's pregnant; although shocked, he's overjoyed by the news, insisting it's the "happiest moment of [his] life." [[SoHappyTogether The happy times]] [[DoomedByCanon don't last.]]


* In the manga ''Mademoiselle Butterfly'', by Ogura Akane (who also created Manga/KanojoNiNaruHi), [[spoiler:Butterfly and Chinatsu]] have only recently found out that she is pregnant with their first child before he is drafted into the army. Later on, [[spoiler:Butterfly]] comes to suspect that she's having twins, leading to [[spoiler:Chinatsu]]'s very amusing response to her letter asking for an additional name. When her husband goes MIA four years later, they seem to be an example of SomeoneToRememberHimBy, only [[spoiler:he later turns up a year later, still alive, thanks to some locals]].

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* In the manga ''Mademoiselle Butterfly'', by Ogura Akane (who also created Manga/KanojoNiNaruHi), [[spoiler:Butterfly and Chinatsu]] have only recently found out that she is pregnant with their first child before he is drafted into the army. Later on, [[spoiler:Butterfly]] comes to suspect that she's having twins, leading to [[spoiler:Chinatsu]]'s very amusing response to her letter asking for an additional name. When her husband goes MIA four is reported to have been killed in action five years later, they seem to be an example of SomeoneToRememberHimBy, only [[spoiler:he was actually MIA four years after they were born and later turns up a little over a year later, still alive, thanks to some locals]].


* In the manga ''Mademoiselle Butterfly'', by Ogura Akane (who also created Manga/KanojoNiNaruHi), [[spoiler:Butterfly and Chinatsu]] have only recently found out that she is pregnant with their first child before he is drafted into the army. Later on, [[spoiler:Butterfly]] comes to suspect that she's having twins, leading to [[spoiler:Chinatsu]]'s very amusing response to her letter asking for an additional name. When her lover goes MIA, they seem to be an example of SomeoneToRememberHimBy, only [[spoiler:he later turns up five years later, still alive, thanks to some locals]].

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* In the manga ''Mademoiselle Butterfly'', by Ogura Akane (who also created Manga/KanojoNiNaruHi), [[spoiler:Butterfly and Chinatsu]] have only recently found out that she is pregnant with their first child before he is drafted into the army. Later on, [[spoiler:Butterfly]] comes to suspect that she's having twins, leading to [[spoiler:Chinatsu]]'s very amusing response to her letter asking for an additional name. When her lover husband goes MIA, MIA four years later, they seem to be an example of SomeoneToRememberHimBy, only [[spoiler:he later turns up five years a year later, still alive, thanks to some locals]].


* A different take on this appears in ''Manga/GunslingerGirl''. [[spoiler:Hilshire has a hospital preserve some eggs from his cyborg Triela, who due to her limited life span won't live long enough to have children. He leaves a letter with his girlfriend Roberta informing her of this before the Hilshire/Triela fratello leave on their last fatal mission. Roberta carries and gives birth to the child, eventually revealed to a girl named Speranza, though it's not certain if her father was Hilshire himself or an anonymous donor.]]

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* A different take on this appears in ''Manga/GunslingerGirl''. [[spoiler:Hilshire has a hospital preserve some eggs from his cyborg Triela, who due to her limited life span won't live long enough to have children. He leaves a letter with his girlfriend Roberta informing her of this before the Hilshire/Triela fratello leave on their last fatal mission. Roberta carries and gives birth to the child, eventually revealed to a girl named Speranza, though it's not certain if her father was Hilshire himself or an anonymous donor.]]donor]].
* In the manga ''Mademoiselle Butterfly'', by Ogura Akane (who also created Manga/KanojoNiNaruHi), [[spoiler:Butterfly and Chinatsu]] have only recently found out that she is pregnant with their first child before he is drafted into the army. Later on, [[spoiler:Butterfly]] comes to suspect that she's having twins, leading to [[spoiler:Chinatsu]]'s very amusing response to her letter asking for an additional name. When her lover goes MIA, they seem to be an example of SomeoneToRememberHimBy, only [[spoiler:he later turns up five years later, still alive, thanks to some locals]].


* 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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