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* In chapter 112 ''Manga/UQHolder'', Touta's adoptive mother takes him to meet some of her old school friends (aka the cast of ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'').

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* In chapter 112 ''Manga/UQHolder'', Touta's adoptive mother takes him to meet some of her old school friends (aka the cast of ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'').''Manga/NegimaMagisterNegiMagi'').


* It turns out Crystal and Lunker were {{Childhood Friend}}s in ''ComicStrip/{{Retail}}'''. Notably, she's the ''only'' one of Grumbel's employees allowed to call him by his real name of Mel.

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* It turns out Crystal and Lunker were {{Childhood Friend}}s in ''ComicStrip/{{Retail}}'''. Notably, she's the ''only'' one of Grumbel's employees allowed to call him by his real name of name, Mel.



* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': In "Griffon the Brush Off", Rainbow Dash's old friend Gilda (a griffon she met at Junior Speedster Flight Camp) comes to Ponyville to visit. When she's not hanging out with Rainbow, Gilda displays a mean streak: she steals an apple from a produce stand, scares Granny Smith, and bullies Fluttershy until she bursts into tears and runs away. When Pinkie Pie tries to turn the situation around by throwing a welcome party for Gilda, the griffon lashes out at the other ponies, calling them dweebs and insulting Pinkie as "Queen Lame-o", and tries to get Rainbow to leave the party with her. Disgusted with Gilda's rude and selfish behavior, Rainbow tells her to go find some "new cool friends someplace else", and Gilda storms out, ending the friendship.
** However, four seasons later, both Rainbow Dash and Gilda make amends with the help of Pinkie Pie and a friendship problem to rebuild Griffonstone.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': In "Griffon the Brush Off", Rainbow Dash's old friend Gilda (a griffon she met at Junior Speedster Flight Camp) comes to Ponyville to visit. When she's not hanging out with Rainbow, Gilda displays a mean streak: she steals an apple from a produce stand, scares Granny Smith, and bullies Fluttershy until she bursts into tears and runs away. When Pinkie Pie tries to turn the situation around by throwing a welcome party for Gilda, the griffon lashes out at the other ponies, calling them dweebs and insulting Pinkie as "Queen Lame-o", and tries to get Rainbow to leave the party with her. Disgusted with Gilda's rude and selfish behavior, Rainbow tells her to go find some "new cool friends someplace else", and Gilda storms out, ending the friendship.
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friendship. However, four seasons later, both Rainbow Dash and Gilda make amends with the help of Pinkie Pie and a friendship problem to rebuild Griffonstone.

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* In ''Manga/AsteroidInLove'', this is the forty-first chapter's premise. Specifically, Mai [[spoiler:reunited with her elementary-school era friend Keiko, who brought Mai into maps in the first place. At PresentDay, however, Keiko sees that as an EmbarrassingHobby and has a poor opinion on Mai's continued interest in this.]] Sayuri tries to recouncile the two.


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-->-- '''Film/TheThirdMan'''

'''''Film/TheThirdMan'''''



-> '''Martins:''' ''I guess nobody really knew Harry like he did... like I did.''
-> '''Calloway:''' ''How long ago ?''
-> '''Martins:''' ''Back in school. [[FriendlessBackground I was never so lonesome in my life until he]] showed up.''
-> '''Calloway:''' ''When did you see him last?''
-> '''Martins:''' ''September, '39.''
-> '''Calloway:''' ''When the business started?''
-> '''Martins:''' ''Um, hmm.''
-> '''Calloway:''' ''See much of him before that?''
-> '''Martins:''' ''Once in a while.'' '''Best friend I ever had.'''
-> '''Calloway:''' ''That sounds like a [[ClicheStorm cheap novelette]].''
-> '''Martins:''' ''[[WritersSuck Well, I write cheap novelettes.]]''

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-> '''Martins:''' ''I I guess nobody really knew Harry like he did... like I did.''
did.
-> '''Calloway:''' ''How How long ago ?''
?
-> '''Martins:''' ''Back Back in school. [[FriendlessBackground I was never so lonesome in my life until he]] he showed up.''
up.
-> '''Calloway:''' ''When When did you see him last?''
last?
-> '''Martins:''' ''September, '39.''
September, '39.
-> '''Calloway:''' ''When When the business started?''
started?
-> '''Martins:''' ''Um, hmm.''
Um, hmm.
-> '''Calloway:''' ''See See much of him before that?''
that?
-> '''Martins:''' ''Once Once in a while.'' '''Best while. Best friend I ever had.'''
had.
-> '''Calloway:''' ''That That sounds like a [[ClicheStorm cheap novelette]].''
novelette.
-> '''Martins:''' ''[[WritersSuck Well, I write cheap novelettes.]]''


Someone knocks on the door of your [[FriendsRentControl overly spacious apartment]]. It's an Old Friend from childhood, or an old college roommate -- someone you knew long ago but lost touch with. Maybe he just stopped to say hi, or maybe he needs to [[AdoptedToTheHouse bunk down at your place]], or maybe he wants to share a holiday with you. He is more wild and crazy than you. You may be reluctant to join his hijinks at first, but now that he's around, you start joining in.

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Someone knocks on the door of your [[FriendsRentControl overly spacious apartment]]. It's an Old Friend from childhood, or an old college roommate -- someone you knew long ago but lost touch with.touch. Maybe he just stopped to say hi, or maybe he needs to [[AdoptedToTheHouse bunk down at your place]], or maybe he wants to share a holiday with you. He is may be more wild and crazy than you. You may be reluctant to join his hijinks at first, but now that he's around, you start joining in.



* Parodied on ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' with a character in love with all things old-fashioned who claims to be an old friend of the title character's. [[spoiler: It turns out that they were friends for just one day in elementary school; it's a Japanese pun]].

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* Parodied on ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' with a character in love with all things old-fashioned who claims to be an old friend of the title character's. [[spoiler: It turns out that they were friends for just one day in elementary school; it's a Japanese pun]].pun.]]



* ''Film/TheBangerSisters'' has Creator/GoldieHawn arriving to bust strait-laced farmer groupie friend Creator/SusanSarandon out of a rutt she didn't know she was in.
* ''Film/RudeAwakening'', a 1989 film starrring Cheech Marin and Eric Roberts as two former radicals who have been hiding out in the jungles of CentralAmerica from the government, returning to the US to discover that their friends have sold out.

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* ''Film/TheBangerSisters'' has Creator/GoldieHawn arriving to bust strait-laced straitlaced farmer groupie friend Creator/SusanSarandon out of a rutt rut she didn't know she was in.
* ''Film/RudeAwakening'', a 1989 film starrring starring Cheech Marin and Eric Roberts as two former radicals who have been hiding out in the jungles of CentralAmerica Central America from the government, returning to the US to discover that their friends have sold out.



** J.D. and Turk's old college buddy Spence, played by Ryan Reynolds, comes to visit. They envy Spence because he gets paid more money, works fewer hours and gets to drink in his time off. [[LongLostUncleAesop His whole purpose]] in the episode is to take them out and encourage them to party like the old days; they drink while on call and then have to deal with the consequences.

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** J.D. and Turk's old college buddy Spence, played by Ryan Reynolds, comes to visit. They envy Spence because he gets paid more money, works fewer hours hours, and gets to drink in his time off. [[LongLostUncleAesop His whole purpose]] in the episode is to take them out and encourage them to party like the old days; they drink while on call and then have to deal with the consequences.



* A thoroughly benign example appears in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition''. It's actually a subversion in that Baron Desjardins is an Old Friend not of anyone in the actual game, but of Josephine's father; she reaches out to him to take control of Suledin Keep once the Inquisition liberates it. The usual character dynamic is absent in that the Baron is a good-hearted and responsible man who is happy to be of service.



* Inverted and subverted in the FiveEpisodePilot of ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers''. Inverted in that Monterey Jack is the Old Friend of Geegaw Hackwrench, who brings along Chip and Dale to drop in unannounced at Geegaw's home and enlist his help on the case they're investigating. Subverted when revealed that he disappeared sometime prior to the series, leaving his daughter Gadget to join the hijinks--and the cast--instead.

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* Inverted and subverted in the FiveEpisodePilot of ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers''. Inverted in that Monterey Jack is the Old Friend of Geegaw Hackwrench, who brings along Chip and Dale to drop in unannounced at Geegaw's home and enlist his help on the case they're investigating. Subverted when it's revealed that he disappeared sometime prior to the series, leaving his daughter Gadget to join the hijinks--and the cast--instead.



** Although, four season later, both Rainbow Dash and Gilda make amends with the help of Pinkie Pie and a friendship problem to rebuild Griffonstone.
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** Although, However, four season seasons later, both Rainbow Dash and Gilda make amends with the help of Pinkie Pie and a friendship problem to rebuild Griffonstone.
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* It turns out Crystal and Lunker were {{Childhood Friend}}s in ''ComicStrip/{{Retail}}'''. Notably, she's the ''only'' one of Grumbel's employees allowed to call him by his real name of Mel.
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-> '''Calloway:''' ''That sounds like a cheap novelette.''

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-> '''Calloway:''' ''That sounds like a [[ClicheStorm cheap novelette.novelette]].''


-> '''Calloway:''' ''When did you see him last ?''

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-> '''Calloway:''' ''When did you see him last ?''last?''



-> '''Calloway:''' ''When the business started ?''

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-> '''Calloway:''' ''When the business started ?''started?''



-> '''Calloway:''' ''See much of him before that ?''
-> '''Martins:''' ''[[OldFriend Once in a while. Best friend I ever had.]]''

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-> '''Calloway:''' ''See much of him before that ?''
that?''
-> '''Martins:''' ''[[OldFriend Once ''Once in a while. Best while.'' '''Best friend I ever had.]]'''''

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-> '''Martins:''' ''I guess nobody really knew Harry like he did... like I did.''
-> '''Calloway:''' ''How long ago ?''
-> '''Martins:''' ''Back in school. [[FriendlessBackground I was never so lonesome in my life until he]] showed up.''
-> '''Calloway:''' ''When did you see him last ?''
-> '''Martins:''' ''September, '39.''
-> '''Calloway:''' ''When the business started ?''
-> '''Martins:''' ''Um, hmm.''
-> '''Calloway:''' ''See much of him before that ?''
-> '''Martins:''' ''[[OldFriend Once in a while. Best friend I ever had.]]''
-> '''Calloway:''' ''That sounds like a cheap novelette.''
-> '''Martins:''' ''[[WritersSuck Well, I write cheap novelettes.]]''
-->-- '''Film/TheThirdMan'''



Someone knocks on the door of your [[FriendsRentControl overly spacious apartment]]. It's an Old Friend from childhood, or an old college roommate -- someone you knew long ago but lost touch with. Maybe he just stopped to say hi, or maybe he needs to bunk down at your place, or maybe he wants to share a holiday with you. He is more wild and crazy than you. You may be reluctant to join his hijinks at first, but now that he's around, you start joining in.

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Someone knocks on the door of your [[FriendsRentControl overly spacious apartment]]. It's an Old Friend from childhood, or an old college roommate -- someone you knew long ago but lost touch with. Maybe he just stopped to say hi, or maybe he needs to [[AdoptedToTheHouse bunk down at your place, place]], or maybe he wants to share a holiday with you. He is more wild and crazy than you. You may be reluctant to join his hijinks at first, but now that he's around, you start joining in.

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* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask'', Kafei hides himself in the backroom of his old friend who owns the Curiosity Shop while searching for the [[LostWeddingRing Sun's Mask]]. The Curiosity Shop owner apparently knew Kafei when the latter was just a kid and is predictably shocked to see his friend [[FountainOfYouth looking like a kid once again]]. The typical character dynamic is inverted, however, in that Kafei is the straitlaced one compared to the Curiosity Shop owner.
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Ned Stark to King Robert, stemming from the two of them growing up as foster brothers.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
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Ned Stark to King Robert, stemming from the two of them growing up as foster brothers.brothers.
** Howland Reed is also an old friend of Ned Stark's. Unusually, he is also TheGhost and only introduced after Ned's death.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Ned Stark to King Robert, stemming from the two of them growing up as foster brothers.

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* In chapter 112 ''Manga/UQHolder'', Touta's adoptive mother takes him to meet some of her old school friends (aka the cast of ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'').

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