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* ''ComicBook/SensationComics'': The Allen family, which Franchise/WonderWoman meets in issue #38, is the down on their luck remains of such a family. The father died a little over a year before and the mother had to take her two kids and move in with her brother-in-law, whom she did not realize was a massively abusive {{Jerkass}} until she was in a position she couldn't easily escape with her children.

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* The Family from ''Series/{{Titans}}'', since they're based on the Nuclear Family (see Comics above). They don't appear to actually be related since [[spoiler: when Dad is killed, he's simply [[LegacyCharacter replaced by a new man]]]], but are [[BrainwashedAndCrazy brainwashed]] into acting like an old-fashioned nuclear family of [[StandardFiftiesFather Dad]], Mum, [[TheAllAmericanBoy son]] and [[SeeminglyWholesomeFiftiesGirl daughter]] all while performing horrific acts of torture and murder.


Then again, you could go for moderation and stick by the nuclear family, but have the extended family get way more involved than is typical. Instead of a grandparent or two and the occasional uncle or unruly cousin, try adding two to three siblings on each side and two to three kids per sibling (with the childless sibling constantly asked when he or she is going to start a family). Pretty soon you have the kind of setup needed for ''Film/MyBigFatGreekWedding''.

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Then again, you could go for moderation and stick by the nuclear family, but have the extended family [[DropInCharacter get way more involved than is typical.typical]]. Instead of a grandparent or two and the occasional uncle or unruly cousin, try adding two to three siblings on each side and two to three kids per sibling (with the childless sibling constantly asked when he or she is going to start a family). Pretty soon you have the kind of setup needed for ''Film/MyBigFatGreekWedding''.


If you want to break out of the 2-or-3-kids pattern, you could try going much, much larger. This can be justified via religious beliefs [[note]]Catholics, Mormons and Orthodox Jews are just a few of the groups whose beliefs promote large families[[/note]], but it doesn't have to be. However, if the big family is not the ''main'' family for the story, it's almost certainly a religious reason -- and almost certainly, most or all of the kids are treated as a unit, not as individuals. They may even dress and look identical except for age and gender.

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If you want to break out of the 2-or-3-kids pattern, you could try going much, much larger. This can be justified via religious beliefs [[note]]Catholics, Mormons Mormons, some Evangelical Christians, and Orthodox Jews are just a few of the groups whose beliefs promote large families[[/note]], but it doesn't have to be. However, if the big family is not the ''main'' family for the story, it's almost certainly a religious reason -- and almost certainly, most or all of the kids are treated as a unit, not as individuals. They may even dress and look identical except for age and gender.


* In ''Fanfic/SadalaChroniclesTheSaiyanAndTheDevilsFruit'', Cabba's family is interpreted as this, with Cabba being the older son of a nuclear family, with a dad, a mom, a small brother and a pet dinosaur.

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* In ''Fanfic/SadalaChroniclesTheSaiyanAndTheDevilsFruit'', Cabba's family is interpreted as this, with Cabba being the older oldest son of a nuclear family, with a dad, a mom, a small brother younger brother, and a pet dinosaur.dinosaur.

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* In ''Fanfic/SadalaChroniclesTheSaiyanAndTheDevilsFruit'', Cabba's family is interpreted as this, with Cabba being the older son of a nuclear family, with a dad, a mom, a small brother and a pet dinosaur.


* ''Series/TooManyCooks'' starts out parodying nuclear families... and then the episode just keeps going, and going, and going, introducing more and more Cooks along the way.

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* ''Series/TooManyCooks'' ''Film/TooManyCooks'' starts out parodying nuclear families... and then the episode just keeps going, and going, and going, introducing more and more Cooks along the way.

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* ''Anime/DeathNote'' plays this surprisingly straight - for the VillainProtagonist, no less - and gleefully [[PlayedForDrama plays it for all the drama it's worth]] by the second season.


* In the DCU comic ''ComicBook/BatmanAndTheOutsiders'' (first run), there was a group of robot super-villain terrorists called the Nuclear Family. They were based on an idealized 1950's sitcom family and had radiation-based powers. They were eventually blown up.

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* In the DCU comic ''ComicBook/BatmanAndTheOutsiders'' (first run), there was a group of robot super-villain terrorists called the Nuclear Family. They were based on an idealized 1950's 1950s sitcom family and had radiation-based powers. They were eventually blown up.



* ''ComicBook/TheFarSide'' has a strip where the kids are watching TV while the parents are welcoming guests, telling them to come in and meet their 1[[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe .5]] children.

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* ''ComicBook/TheFarSide'' ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'' has a strip where the kids are watching TV while the parents are welcoming guests, telling them to come in and meet their 1[[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe .5]] children.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Sheltered}}'', you have to help a family of four (five if you let them have a pet) survive in the aftermath of a nuclear war by helping them to maintain their fallout shelter.


* The main family in ''Just the Ten of Us'', spinoff from ''Series/GrowingPains''. As [[HaveAGayOldTime Bo--]] er, ''Richard'' Stabone noted upon seeing the Lubbock family, "They're Catholic!"

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* The main family in ''Just the Ten of Us'', ''Series/JustTheTenOfUs'', spinoff from ''Series/GrowingPains''. As [[HaveAGayOldTime Bo--]] er, ''Richard'' Stabone noted upon seeing the Lubbock family, "They're Catholic!"

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* Invoked by ComicBook/TheVision in ''ComicBook/TheVision2015''; he creates a nuclear family of synthezoids for himself (comprised of a wife, a son, and a daughter) and gets a house in a suburb near Washington DC since he's trying to live a normal human life.


[[IThoughtItMeant Has nothing to do with people affected by radiation]] or a certain ending in ''VideoGame/Fallout4''.

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[[IThoughtItMeant [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant Has nothing to do with people affected by radiation]] or a certain ending in ''VideoGame/Fallout4''.


* The ''StarWarsExpandedUniverse'' uses the extended family trope quite a bit. In [=NJO=], you might even think Luke and Mara were the Solo kids' parents.

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* The ''StarWarsExpandedUniverse'' ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'' uses the extended family trope quite a bit. In [=NJO=], ''Literature/NewJediOrder'', you might even think Luke and Mara were the Solo kids' parents.

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* Advertisements for four-door vehicles often pitch their ability to comfortably convey the average nuclear family, even using the 2.3 kids gag (meaning they've got extra space).
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