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So, you [[TellMeAboutMyFather want to know]] who your [[MissingMom mother]] and/or [[DisappearedDad father]] is/are? You want to know why they [[ParentalAbandonment left you]] behind with your single parent, your aunt and uncle, their friends, in a foster home, or in the [[StreetUrchin streets]]? Do you think [[DaddyHadAGoodReasonForAbandoningYou they had a good reason for leaving you]]? You probably think they're heroes like [[TheHero you]], right? They were probably trying to [[ItsNotYouItsMyEnemies protect you from danger]]. LikeFatherLikeSon, right? That has to be the right answer! Well kiddo, you couldn't be more wrong, for the real answer is going to come as a shock to you..

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So, you [[TellMeAboutMyFather want to know]] who your [[MissingMom mother]] and/or [[DisappearedDad father]] is/are? You want to know why they [[ParentalAbandonment left you]] behind with your single parent, your aunt and uncle, their friends, in a foster home, or in the [[StreetUrchin streets]]? Do you think [[DaddyHadAGoodReasonForAbandoningYou they had a good reason for leaving you]]? You probably think they're heroes like [[TheHero you]], right? They were probably trying to [[ItsNotYouItsMyEnemies protect you from danger]]. LikeFatherLikeSon, right? That has to be the right answer! Well Well, kiddo, you couldn't be more wrong, for the real answer is going to come as a shock to you..you...



* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Homer's mother, Mona Simpson, has been on the run from the law for most of her adult life after being fingered as one of the culprits behind the tampering of Mr. Burn's pathology lab in the 1960's. Most of her appearances on the show up until her death were trying to reconnect with Homer while staying one step ahead of the police.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Homer's mother, Mona Simpson, has been on the run from the law for most of her adult life after being fingered as one of the culprits behind the tampering of Mr. Burn's pathology lab in the 1960's.1960s. Most of her appearances on the show up until her death were trying to reconnect with Homer while staying one step ahead of the police.



* Woody Harrelson's father was a notorious hit man who received a life sentence for killing a Federal Judge.

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* Woody Harrelson's father Charles was a notorious hit man hitman who received a life sentence for killing a Federal Judge.federal judge.


* In ''Webcomic/RWBYVisions'', Yang was raised by her father and deceased step-mom, but she's curious about the biological mother she's never known. She learns that her mother, Raven Branwen, is the most renown female criminal on the planet. Seeing as how her younger half-sister Ruby follows a HeroicLineage, Yang worries that she's destined to follow in Raven's footsteps.

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* In ''Webcomic/RWBYVisions'', ''Webcomic/RWBYCherish'', Yang was raised by her father and deceased step-mom, but she's curious about the biological mother she's never known. She learns that her mother, Raven Branwen, is the most renown female criminal on the planet. Seeing as how her younger half-sister Ruby follows a HeroicLineage, Yang worries that she's destined to follow in Raven's footsteps.


* The most famous example is Luke Skywalker's father in ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack''.

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* The most famous example is Luke Skywalker's father in ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack''.


* ''Webcomic/MagickChicks'': In chapter 15, the student council goes camping. During which, Mel and her friends are shocked when Sandi reveals that Mells mom is actually [[spoiler: Queen Obscuria]], [[http://www.magickchicks.com/strips-mc/where_is_musical_starlight an A-rank supervillain]]!

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* ''Webcomic/MagickChicks'': *''Webcomic/MagickChicks'': In chapter 15, the student council goes camping. During which, Mel and her friends are shocked when Sandi reveals that Mells Mel's mom is actually [[spoiler: Queen Obscuria]], [[http://www.magickchicks.com/strips-mc/where_is_musical_starlight an A-rank supervillain]]!

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*''Webcomic/MagickChicks'': In chapter 15, the student council goes camping. During which, Mel and her friends are shocked when Sandi reveals that Mells mom is actually [[spoiler: Queen Obscuria]], [[http://www.magickchicks.com/strips-mc/where_is_musical_starlight an A-rank supervillain]]!
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* In ''Literature/TheDarkProfitSaga'' Jynn is the son of the infamous necromancer Detarr Ur'Mayan, and he's been trying to put it past him since his father's death at the hands of the kingdom's greatest hero. In the first book, the Temple of Al'Matra uses his parentage to blackmail him into joining their "Seventh Hero" quest, but the rest of the party figures it out when they run into a liche who recognizes him (hence the second book's title, ''Son of a Liche'').


* John Marston from ''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption'' was a gun-slinging outlaw in the WildWest who ran with the Van Der Linde gang (as seen in VideoGame/RedDeadRedemptionII''). Unfortunately, he is also a father to [[ChildrenAreInnocent Jack Marston]], which makes it hard for John to be a good father due to having the law (and his past) creep up on him a lot. Eventually, his criminal life is what caused [[spoiler:his death]].

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* John Marston from ''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption'' was a gun-slinging outlaw in the WildWest who ran with the Van Der Linde gang (as seen in VideoGame/RedDeadRedemptionII'').''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption2''). Unfortunately, he is also a father to [[ChildrenAreInnocent Jack Marston]], which makes it hard for John to be a good father due to having the law (and his past) creep up on him a lot. Eventually, his criminal life is what caused [[spoiler:his death]].


The truth is that they are not great heroes, but the most wanted person in the state, the country, the world, or the entire universe! They are probably {{pirate}}s, {{Terroris|mTropes}}ts, {{serial killer}}s, {{mad scientist}}s, [[ProfessionalKiller assassins]], [[GentlemanThief thieves]] and [[ClassyCatBurglar cat burglars]], [[SmugglingIndex smugglers]], [[BanditClan bandits]], or [[TheMafia mobsters]]. And like it or not, [[LukeIAmYourFather they're your parent/s]]. It's probably for the best that you don't meet them.

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The truth is that they are not great heroes, but the most wanted person in the state, the country, the world, or the entire universe! They are probably {{pirate}}s, {{Terroris|mTropes}}ts, {{serial killer}}s, {{mad scientist}}s, [[ProfessionalKiller assassins]], [[GentlemanThief thieves]] and [[ClassyCatBurglar cat burglars]], [[SmugglingIndex smugglers]], outlaws, [[BanditClan bandits]], or [[TheMafia mobsters]]. And like it or not, [[LukeIAmYourFather they're your parent/s]]. It's probably for the best that you don't meet them.



* In ''VideoGame/BaldursGate'', neither parent of Gorion's Ward is someone you'd want for parents. Your father is Bhaal, ''the dead God of Murder'', and your mother was a priestess dedicated to him and just as willing to sacrifice you for his will. The first game is all about learning this fact while the second is trying to bear with your lineage.



* In ''VideoGame/BaldursGate'', neither parent of Gorion's Ward is someone you'd want for parents. Your father is Bhaal, ''the dead God of Murder'', and your mother was a priestess dedicated to him and just as willing to sacrifice you for his will. The first game is all about learning this fact while the second is trying to bear with your lineage.

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* In ''VideoGame/BaldursGate'', neither parent of Gorion's Ward John Marston from ''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption'' was a gun-slinging outlaw in the WildWest who ran with the Van Der Linde gang (as seen in VideoGame/RedDeadRedemptionII''). Unfortunately, he is someone you'd want for parents. Your also a father is Bhaal, ''the dead God of Murder'', and your mother was a priestess dedicated to [[ChildrenAreInnocent Jack Marston]], which makes it hard for John to be a good father due to having the law (and his past) creep up on him and just as willing to sacrifice you for a lot. Eventually, his will. The first game criminal life is all about learning this fact while the second is trying to bear with your lineage.what caused [[spoiler:his death]].


The truth is that they are not great heroes, but the most wanted person in the state, the country, the world, or the entire universe! They are probably {{pirate}}s, {{Terroris|mTropes}}ts, {{serial killer}}s, {{mad scientist}}s, [[ProfessionalKiller assassins]], [[GentlemanThief thieves]] and [[ClassyCatBurglar cat burglars]], [[SmugglingIndex smugglers]], [[BanditClan bandits]], or [[TheMafia mobsters]]. It's probably for the best that you don't meet them.

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The truth is that they are not great heroes, but the most wanted person in the state, the country, the world, or the entire universe! They are probably {{pirate}}s, {{Terroris|mTropes}}ts, {{serial killer}}s, {{mad scientist}}s, [[ProfessionalKiller assassins]], [[GentlemanThief thieves]] and [[ClassyCatBurglar cat burglars]], [[SmugglingIndex smugglers]], [[BanditClan bandits]], or [[TheMafia mobsters]]. And like it or not, [[LukeIAmYourFather they're your parent/s]]. It's probably for the best that you don't meet them.


* In ''WesternAnimation/FinalSpace'', protagonist Gary Goodspeed's mother, Sheryl Goodspeed, is a criminal who is under death sentence. On the other hand, his father gave his life to close the rift to final space.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/FinalSpace'', protagonist Gary Goodspeed's mother, Sheryl Goodspeed, is a criminal who is under death sentence. On the other hand, his father gave his life to close the rift to final space. [[WhatDoesSheSeeInHim What did a man so heroic see in a woman so notorious]]?


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Boy, Parent-Teacher night is gonna be awkward.


The truth is that they are not great heroes, but the most wanted person in the state, the country, the world, or the entire universe! They are probably {{pirate}}s, {{Terroris|mTropes}}ts, {{serial killer}}s, {{mad scientist}}s, [[ProfessionalKiller assassins]], [[GentlemenThief thieves]] and [[ClassyCatBurlar cat burglars]], [[SmugglingIndex smugglers]], [[BanditClan bandits]], or [[TheMafia mobsters]]. It's probably for the best that you don't meet them.

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The truth is that they are not great heroes, but the most wanted person in the state, the country, the world, or the entire universe! They are probably {{pirate}}s, {{Terroris|mTropes}}ts, {{serial killer}}s, {{mad scientist}}s, [[ProfessionalKiller assassins]], [[GentlemenThief [[GentlemanThief thieves]] and [[ClassyCatBurlar [[ClassyCatBurglar cat burglars]], [[SmugglingIndex smugglers]], [[BanditClan bandits]], or [[TheMafia mobsters]]. It's probably for the best that you don't meet them.


The truth is that they are not great heroes, but the most wanted person in the state, the country, the world, or the entire universe! They are probably {{pirate}}s, {{Terroris|mTropes}}ts, {{serial killer}}s, {{mad scientist}}s, [[ProfessionalKiller assassins]], thieves, drug dealers, [[BanditClan bandits]], or [[TheMafia mobsters]]. It's probably for the best that you don't meet them.

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The truth is that they are not great heroes, but the most wanted person in the state, the country, the world, or the entire universe! They are probably {{pirate}}s, {{Terroris|mTropes}}ts, {{serial killer}}s, {{mad scientist}}s, [[ProfessionalKiller assassins]], thieves, drug dealers, [[GentlemenThief thieves]] and [[ClassyCatBurlar cat burglars]], [[SmugglingIndex smugglers]], [[BanditClan bandits]], or [[TheMafia mobsters]]. It's probably for the best that you don't meet them.





If the character's parent is an ArchnemesisDad or EvilMatriarch, chances are the kid indeed knows this and is trying to end their evil or bring them to justice. If the character becomes a criminal themselves, then it's InTheBoold. Compare AntagonisticOffspring.

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If the character's parent is an ArchnemesisDad or EvilMatriarch, chances are the kid indeed knows this and is trying to end their evil or bring them to justice. If the character becomes a criminal themselves, then it's InTheBoold.InTheBlood. Compare AntagonisticOffspring.

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