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-->-- '''Orton Mahlson and [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz]]''', ''"WesternAnimation/MiloMurphysLaw"''

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-->-- '''Orton Mahlson and [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz]]''', ''"WesternAnimation/MiloMurphysLaw"''
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** While not quite as extreme as the Simpsons children, Otto Mann goes from barely competent bus driver and stoner to a successful taxi cab business owner.

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* If there is a ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'' salt fic with a TimeSkip at the end, expect to see Marinette being a ridiculously successful fashion designer/whatever the author wants to make her, who is generally married to the love of her life. Anyone who supported her will also most likely be successful as well. On the flip side, anyone who bullied her is generally shown to be either in an average life style or a FutureLoser.
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* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutron'' involves the main characters viewing their themselves in the future: Jimmy's won the Nobel Prize in ''every'' category, Carl's a professional llama breeder whose llamas can ''breathe underwater and talk'', and Sheen's a fashion model so popular that (according to Jimmy) it's headline news whenever he ''changes his socks''. Then they [[TimelineAlteringMacGuffin screw up the future by giving Libby a plant]] that turns her into an EvilOverlord and them into {{Future Loser}}s, and spend the rest of the episode trying to SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong.

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* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutron'' ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius'' involves the main characters viewing their themselves in the future: Jimmy's won the Nobel Prize in ''every'' category, Carl's a professional llama breeder whose llamas can ''breathe underwater and talk'', and Sheen's a fashion model so popular that (according to Jimmy) it's headline news whenever he ''changes his socks''. Then they [[TimelineAlteringMacGuffin screw up the future by giving Libby a plant]] that turns her into an EvilOverlord and them into {{Future Loser}}s, and spend the rest of the episode trying to SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong.


* ''ComicBook/XMen'' stories set in the future often say that ComicBook/KittyPryde becomes president of America.

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* ''ComicBook/XMen'' stories set in the future often say that ComicBook/KittyPryde becomes president President of America.the United States.


Cross DistantFinale with ImprobableAge, sprinkle a little FutureBadass and leave to simmer.

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Cross DistantFinale with ImprobableAge, sprinkle a little FutureBadass FutureBadass, and leave to simmer.



* Film/BillAndTed are complete idiots, but in the future their SimplemindedWisdom somehow results in world peace, [[CrystalSpiresAndTogas an advanced utopia]], and the invention of TimeTravel.

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* Film/BillAndTed are complete idiots, idiots but in the future future, their SimplemindedWisdom somehow results in world peace, [[CrystalSpiresAndTogas an advanced utopia]], and the invention of TimeTravel.



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* Brooke Davis of ''Series/OneTreeHill'' has become a millionaire leader in the fashion world by four years after graduating high school. She runs her ultra successful clothing line, magazine and tv channel at the ripe old age of twenty two.

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* Brooke Davis of ''Series/OneTreeHill'' has become a millionaire leader in the fashion world by four years after graduating high school. She runs her ultra successful ultra-successful clothing line, magazine magazine, and tv channel at the ripe old age of twenty two.twenty-two.



* In ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'' (episode 2 season 2), the sisters travel 10 years to their future selves for a day, and Prue finds herself the super rich owner of numerous big successful auction houses over the world. [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] because they change that future from happening, and later made impossible because of [[spoiler:Prue's early death]].

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* In ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'' (episode 2 season 2), the sisters travel 10 years to their future selves for a day, and Prue finds herself the super rich super-rich owner of numerous big successful auction houses over the world. [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] because they change that future from happening, and later made impossible because of [[spoiler:Prue's early death]].



* ''Series/{{Bones}}'' is extremely successful without time travel, but at her high school reunion she just can't do her usual thing of casually bringing up the fact that she's very sexually attractive/intelligent/wealthy/famous despite (or perhaps because of) Booth's coaching.

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* ''Series/{{Bones}}'' is extremely successful without time travel, travel but at her high school reunion reunion, she just can't do her usual thing of casually bringing up the fact that she's very sexually attractive/intelligent/wealthy/famous despite (or perhaps because of) Booth's coaching.



* A season 7 episode of ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' features flash forwards within several flashbacks. Ted and Marshall formed a pact during their college days that they will watch the original Star Wars trilogy every three years while envisioning how their lives will be in three years. Barney eventually joined the pact a few years before the series starts. Ted imagines himself being a successful architect who has designed multiple skyscrapers and is married to a woman who resembles Robin, has a name starting with R, and is from another country. Marshall imagines himself with a mustache, married to Lily, and a successful lawyer with a family of five children. Barney's is always the same, being with another woman before pushing her out of the apartment. And in each of their imaginations, Ted and Marshall somehow developed a thick British accent.

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* A season 7 episode of ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' features flash forwards flash-forwards within several flashbacks. Ted and Marshall formed a pact during their college days that they will watch the original Star Wars trilogy every three years while envisioning how their lives will be in three years. Barney eventually joined the pact a few years before the series starts. Ted imagines himself being a successful architect who has designed multiple skyscrapers and is married to a woman who resembles Robin, has a name starting with R, and is from another country. Marshall imagines himself with a mustache, married to Lily, and a successful lawyer with a family of five children. Barney's is always the same, being with another woman before pushing her out of the apartment. And in each of their imaginations, Ted and Marshall somehow developed a thick British accent.



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* Subverted in ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' when Torg starts acting all smart and educated after some information a [[TimeTravel Time Traveler]] left behind indicates he becomes a world famous professor in the future.

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* Subverted in ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' when Torg starts acting all smart and educated after some information a [[TimeTravel Time Traveler]] left behind indicates he becomes a world famous world-famous professor in the future.



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* Ben of ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'' runs into two version of his future self, Ben 10,000, from different timelines, one in the original series and one in ''WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien''. Both versions have a BadassBeard, are quite buff and good-looking, respected as heroes throughout the universe and can wield their shape-changing devices to their full potential. Justified in that Ben is already working towards achieving such a future even before meeting his future self.

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* Ben of ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'' runs into two version versions of his future self, Ben 10,000, from different timelines, one in the original series and one in ''WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien''. Both versions have a BadassBeard, are quite buff and good-looking, respected as heroes throughout the universe and can wield their shape-changing devices to their full potential. Justified in that Ben is already working towards achieving such a future even before meeting his future self.



** Bart's future career path in the several flashfoward episodes goes from a garage band member to unemployed stoner to demolition man to law school student to (down the road) Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Apparently the Simpsons become the next Kennedy family.

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** Bart's future career path in the several flashfoward flashforward episodes goes from a garage band member to unemployed stoner to demolition man to law school student to (down the road) Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Apparently the Simpsons become the next Kennedy family.



--> '''Future!Cartman''': God''damnit''

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--> '''Future!Cartman''': -->'''Future!Cartman''': God''damnit''



** Also, [[AsianAirhead Stacy]] is President of Uruguay. Interestingly, WordOfGod says they came up with an explanation for how this happened when somebody at the studio asked them about it, but didn't reveal what.

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** Also, [[AsianAirhead Stacy]] is President of Uruguay. Interestingly, WordOfGod says they came up with an explanation for how this happened when somebody at the studio asked them about it, it but didn't reveal what.



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* A Marty [=McFly=] impersonator appears on the cruise ship in the ''Solar Sailors'' episode of the ''WesternAnimation/BackToTheFuture'' cartoon, implying that Marty's music
career takes off.

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* A Marty [=McFly=] impersonator appears on the cruise ship in the ''Solar Sailors'' episode of the ''WesternAnimation/BackToTheFuture'' cartoon, implying that Marty's music
music career takes off.off.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Chowder}}'' finale "Chowder Grows Up," [[spoiler:Gorgonzola]] goes from an impoverished [[spoiler:candleholder]] to the CEO of a large candle corporation. However, even though he's successful, he's still unhappy because he wants Chowder to be his rival.


* A season 7 episode of ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' features flash forwards within several flashbacks. Ted and Marshall formed a pact during their college days that they will watch the original Star Wars trilogy every three years while envisioning how their lives will be in three years. Barney eventually joined the pact a few years before the series starts. Ted imagines himself being a successful architect who had designed multiple skyscrapers and is married to a woman who resembles Robin, has a name starting with R, and is from another country. Marshall imagines himself with a mustache, married to Lily, and a successful lawyer with a family of five children. Barney's is always the same, being with another woman before pushing her out of the apartment. And in each of their imaginations, Ted and Marshall somehow developed a thick British accent.

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* A season 7 episode of ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' features flash forwards within several flashbacks. Ted and Marshall formed a pact during their college days that they will watch the original Star Wars trilogy every three years while envisioning how their lives will be in three years. Barney eventually joined the pact a few years before the series starts. Ted imagines himself being a successful architect who had has designed multiple skyscrapers and is married to a woman who resembles Robin, has a name starting with R, and is from another country. Marshall imagines himself with a mustache, married to Lily, and a successful lawyer with a family of five children. Barney's is always the same, being with another woman before pushing her out of the apartment. And in each of their imaginations, Ted and Marshall somehow developed a thick British accent.


But now there's all these expectations that Iíll just... have to realign,\\

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But now there's all these expectations that Iíll just... have to realign,\\


* Kind of approached from the other direction in ''Literature/{{Night Watch|Discworld}}''. Vimes, a happily married man awaiting the birth of his first child, an alcoholic who has very successfully quit drinking, one of the richest people in Ankh-Morpork, a duke, at the top of his profession and one of the most powerful people in the city, goes back in time thirty years, meets his eighteen-year-old self and realises what an idiot he was.

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* Kind of approached from the other direction in ''Literature/{{Night Watch|Discworld}}''. Vimes, a happily married man awaiting the birth of his first child, an alcoholic who has very successfully quit drinking, one of the richest people in Ankh-Morpork, a duke, at the top of his profession and one of the most powerful people in the city, goes back in time thirty years, meets his eighteen-year-old self and realises realizes what an idiot he was.



* In ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'' (episode 2 season 2), the sisters travel 10 years to their future selves for a day, and Prue finds herself the super rich owner of numerous big successful auction houses over the word. [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] because they change that future from happening, and later made impossible because of [[spoiler:Prue's early death]].

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* In ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'' (episode 2 season 2), the sisters travel 10 years to their future selves for a day, and Prue finds herself the super rich owner of numerous big successful auction houses over the word.world. [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] because they change that future from happening, and later made impossible because of [[spoiler:Prue's early death]].


* In ''Disney/MeetTheRobinsons'', HeartwarmingOrphan and [[BunglingInventor unsuccessful inventor]] Lewis actually travels to the future, which has become a Utopian place thanks to the inventions of scientific genius Cornelius Robinson. Later we find out that [[spoiler:Cornelius is actually Lewis' future self.]]

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* In ''Disney/MeetTheRobinsons'', ''WesternAnimation/MeetTheRobinsons'', HeartwarmingOrphan and [[BunglingInventor unsuccessful inventor]] Lewis actually travels to the future, which has become a Utopian place thanks to the inventions of scientific genius Cornelius Robinson. Later we find out that [[spoiler:Cornelius is actually Lewis' future self.]]


* Kind of approached from the other direction in ''Discworld/NightWatch''. Vimes, a happily married man awaiting the birth of his first child, an alcoholic who has very successfully quit drinking, one of the richest people in Ankh-Morpork, a duke, at the top of his profession and one of the most powerful people in the city, goes back in time thirty years, meets his eighteen-year-old self and realises what an idiot he was.

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* Kind of approached from the other direction in ''Discworld/NightWatch''.''Literature/{{Night Watch|Discworld}}''. Vimes, a happily married man awaiting the birth of his first child, an alcoholic who has very successfully quit drinking, one of the richest people in Ankh-Morpork, a duke, at the top of his profession and one of the most powerful people in the city, goes back in time thirty years, meets his eighteen-year-old self and realises what an idiot he was.


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* ''ComicBook/XMen'' stories set in the future often say that ComicBook/KittyPryde becomes president of America.
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* A Marty McFly impersonator appears on the cruise ship in the ''Solar Sailors'' episode of the ''WesternAnimation/BackToTheFuture'' cartoon, implying that Marty's music

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* A Marty McFly [=McFly=] impersonator appears on the cruise ship in the ''Solar Sailors'' episode of the ''WesternAnimation/BackToTheFuture'' cartoon, implying that Marty's music

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