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* Inverted in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra''. In the second season, Korra has a loud argument with her boyfriend Mako in the middle of a police station and breaks up with him. Shortly after, she's attacked by a dark spirit and gets amnesia. While she is able to recover most of her memories, one thing she doesn't recall is the break-up, leading her to kiss Mako upon reuniting with him a few episodes later. After telling him about the memory loss, Mako chooses to lie to her and assures her that their romance is still going strong, [[WhatTheHellHero to the judgmental stares of everyone around them]]. ''Especially'' Asami, with whom Mako had been rekindling a relationship with while Korra was gone.


* The first season of ''Anime/SailorMoon'' ends with everyone losing their memories of everything relating to the Moon Kingdom and their time as heroes, including Darian forgetting his relationship with Serena. Serena remembers everything before anyone else in the next season, leading to her having restart their relationship from scratch.

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* The first season of ''Anime/SailorMoon'' ends with everyone losing their memories of everything relating to the Moon Kingdom and their time as heroes, including Darian Mamoru forgetting his relationship with Serena. Serena Usagi. Usagi remembers everything before anyone else in the next season, leading to her having restart their relationship from scratch.


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* The Ruby/Sapphire arc of ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'' ends with [[spoiler: Ruby seemingly forgetting his entire relationship development with Sapphire, presumably as an effect of Celebi's warping of time. However, this is played with as the following arc (Emerald) implies at several points that he does remember and is lying to Sapphire, although this plot thread has yet to be clearly resolved.]] It's vaguely justified as Ruby is 12. How many 12 year olds do you know want to be in a committed romantic relationship?

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* The Ruby/Sapphire ''Ruby/Sapphire'' arc of ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'' ''Manga/PokemonAdventures'' ends with [[spoiler: Ruby [[spoiler:Ruby seemingly forgetting his entire relationship development with Sapphire, presumably as an effect of Celebi's warping of time. However, this is played with as the following arc (Emerald) (''Emerald'') implies at several points that he does remember and is lying to Sapphire, although this plot thread has yet to be clearly resolved.Sapphire.]] It's vaguely justified as Ruby is 12. How many 12 year olds do you know want to be in a committed romantic relationship?relationship? In the sequel arc set a few years later, ''[=OmegaRuby/AlphaSapphire=]'', [[spoiler:he finally openly admits his feelings after his aloofness nearly ruins things between them.]]


** Also happens with [[Jason]], who forgets their marriage to [[spoiler:Janet]] after [[spoiler:the first reboot]].

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** Also happens with [[Jason]], [[spoiler:Jason]], who forgets their marriage to [[spoiler:Janet]] after [[spoiler:the first reboot]].


** Happens to [[spoiler:Chidi and Eleanor]] two times that we see: once at the end of season two when [[spoiler:the humans are sent back to earth]], and once at the end of season three when [[spoiler:Chidi's memory is wiped so that he won't remember]][[spoiler:Simone]]. Also happens several times offscreen in [[spoiler: a significant number of Michael's reboots]].

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** Happens to [[spoiler:Chidi and Eleanor]] two times that we see: once at the end of season two when [[spoiler:the humans are sent back to earth]], and once at the end of season three when [[spoiler:Chidi's memory is wiped so that he won't remember]][[spoiler:Simone]].remember]] [[spoiler:Simone]]. Also happens several times offscreen in [[spoiler: a significant number of Michael's reboots]].



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** Happens to [[spoiler:Chidi and Eleanor]] two times that we see: once at the end of season two when [[spoiler:the humans are sent back to earth]], and once at the end of season three when [[spoiler:Chidi's memory is wiped so that he won't remember]][[spoiler:Simone]]. Also happens several times offscreen in [[spoiler: a significant number of Michael's reboots]].
** Also happens with [[Jason]], who forgets their marriage to [[spoiler:Janet]] after [[spoiler:the first reboot]].


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* ''Film/FiftyFirstDates'': [[LaserGuidedAmnesia Every]] [[OverlyLongGag single]] [[DudeNotFunny day for]] [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming the]] [[TearJerker rest]] [[BabiesEverAfter of]] [[BittersweetEnding their lives.]]
* The French film ''Film/AVeryLongEngagement'' is about a woman who tries to find out what happened to her fiancé after he is seemingly killed in World War I. At the end she discovers that he has amnesia and doesn't know who she is but it is implied that she will stay with him because he is still the same person sans memory and she still loves him.

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* The French film ''Film/AVeryLongEngagement'' is about a woman who tries to find out what happened to her fiancé after he is seemingly killed in World War I. At the end she discovers that he has amnesia and doesn't know who she is but it is implied that she will stay with him because he is still the same person sans memory and she still loves him.



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* After finally being able to talk to Tony, ''WesternAnimation/Incredibles2'' starts with him accidentally seeing her without her mask. [[spoiler:Hoping to correct the situation, Bob asks Dicker to wipe his memory of ever seeing her true identity, only for the process to wipe all memory he has of her.]] She eventually reestablishes a relationship with him after a few bad first impressions along the way, even managing to set up a date at the theater like the first time.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Megamind}}'' fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7116550/1/Heroes Heroes]]'' is the literal definition of this trope. In the first chapter Roxanne discovers that Megamind has taken his own life, which makes her feel guilty about her captor/damsel relationship with him; because she could have saved him from a life of villainy back in high school, but chose not to because it would ruin her reputation. But then she finds a reset button he created in his lair, and presses it - which resets everything, and she finds herself waking up as a seventeen year old again with another chance to save him. [[spoiler: The story ends with the two of them in a romantic relationship.]]

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* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Megamind}}'' fic ''[[https://www.''[[https://web.archive.org/web/20120420113339/http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7116550/1/Heroes Heroes]]'' is the literal definition of this trope. In the first chapter Roxanne discovers that Megamind has taken his own life, which makes her feel guilty about her captor/damsel relationship with him; because she could have saved him from a life of villainy back in high school, but chose not to because it would ruin her reputation. But then she finds a reset button he created in his lair, and presses it - which resets everything, and she finds herself waking up as a seventeen year old again with another chance to save him. [[spoiler: The story ends with the two of them in a romantic relationship.]]


* This temporarily happens after the RelationshipUpgrade in ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'', where Kim is hit by a memory-erasing ray that takes some time to wear off, and the ''very last'' thing she manages to remember is that she and Ron are dating, to Ron's utter frustration.

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* This temporarily happens after the RelationshipUpgrade in ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'', where Kim is hit by a memory-erasing ray that takes some time to wear off, and the ''very last'' thing she manages to remember is that she and Ron are dating, had become a couple at the end of the previous school year, to Ron's utter frustration.



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* ''Fanfic/ReflectionsLostOnADarkRoad'': To make a long story short, throughout the previous fic (''Fanfic/DarkTitans'') Ryoga Hibiki had started to build a loving relationship with both Raven from the Teen Titans and Jinx of the HIVE Academy, even having the latter making a HeelFaceTurn... and then the both of them arrive to the AlternateUniverse of ''Fanfic/TheRoadToCydonia'', where Raven's powers work differently and she eventually becomes DrunkOnTheDarkSide.. during which she ends up removing Jinx's love of Ryoga via MindRape and Ryoga, sickened at something he thinks was the crossing of the MoralEventHorizon, deciding to dump Raven.


** The episode "Unending" provides a subtle (and possibly [[WordOfSaintPaul deuterocanonical]]) example. Teal'c is the only one who remembers the events of the episode; it's not explicit in the script, but the actors have said they tried to play the episode so as to imply a relationship between Teal'c and Sam during it.

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** The episode "Unending" provides a subtle (and possibly [[WordOfSaintPaul deuterocanonical]]) example. Teal'c is the only one who remembers the events of the episode; it's not explicit in the script, but the actors have said they tried to play the episode so as to imply a relationship between Teal'c and Sam during it. It's also very explicit that Daniel and Vala's ShipTease stopped being just tease, and implied that Vala got pregnant but miscarried, but the ending's quite literal reset button brought them back to the WillTheyOrWontThey stage.



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* Used as a RunningGag on ''Series/SevenDays''. Every time Frank would make romantic headway with Olga, circumstances would require him to travel back in time to before the positive interaction, and then he'd be unable to replicate it.

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