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* ''Manga/HighschoolOfTheDead'': Most of what happened in the ''[[BeachEpisode "Drifters of the Dead"]]'' OVA, ''[[Radar/HighschoolOfTheDead didn't happen]]'', since they'd all been hallucinating from breathing the smoke from hydrangea leaves. The same couldn't be said for Rei and Saeko, who wound up up [[spoiler: [[KissingUnderTheInfluence frenching each other, in the nude]] - while thinking they were making out with Takashi]]. After the effects had worn off and [[LesYay they realized what they'd done]], they both agreed that what happened on the island, '''[[LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain STAYS]]''' on the island.

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* ''Manga/HighschoolOfTheDead'': Most of what happened in the ''[[BeachEpisode [[BeachEpisode "Drifters of the Dead"]]'' OVA, ''[[Radar/HighschoolOfTheDead Dead"]] OVA didn't happen]]'', happen since they'd all been hallucinating from breathing the smoke from hydrangea leaves. The same couldn't be said for Rei and Saeko, who wound up up [[spoiler: [[KissingUnderTheInfluence frenching each other, in the nude]] - while thinking they were making out with Takashi]]. After the effects had worn off and [[LesYay they realized what they'd done]], they both agreed that what happened on the island, '''[[LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain STAYS]]''' on the island.


* In ''Series/TheMightyBoosh'', Howard callously did this to Vince Noir after their FakeOutMakeOut and the subsequent events in "Party". Howard took the kiss more seriously than Vince had intended, and declared himself gay, telling Vince that he has feelings for him. Vince did not reciprocate, however. Later Howard noticed that the girl that he had a crush on and quickly got over it, causing Vince to get jelous and berate him. Howard claimed it to be a 'momentary lapse of judgement.', and asks him not to mention it to anyone. Vince wasn't amused, but quickly got over it when he hooks up with another girl.

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* In ''Series/TheMightyBoosh'', Howard callously did this to Vince Noir after their FakeOutMakeOut and the subsequent events in "Party". Howard took the kiss more seriously than Vince had intended, and declared himself gay, telling Vince that he has feelings for him. Vince did not reciprocate, however. Later Howard noticed that the girl that he had a crush on and quickly got over it, causing Vince to get jelous jealous and berate him. Howard claimed it to be a 'momentary lapse of judgement.', and asks him not to mention it to anyone. Vince wasn't amused, but quickly got over it when he hooks up with another girl.


* A downplayed example occurs in the ''Franchise/EverAfterHigh'' episode "Legacy Orchard"; there's no confession, but while Alistair and Bunny are reading a book, their hands brush together- and they look at each other with identical expressions of shock. After a few seconds of mutual awkwardness, Bunny smiles and turns the page, saying nothing.

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* A downplayed example occurs in the ''Franchise/EverAfterHigh'' ''Toys/EverAfterHigh'' episode "Legacy Orchard"; there's no confession, but while Alistair and Bunny are reading a book, their hands brush together- and they look at each other with identical expressions of shock. After a few seconds of mutual awkwardness, Bunny smiles and turns the page, saying nothing.


* Giles of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' has twice done this: once with Joyce (de-inhibition spell) and once with Anya (amnesia spell convinced them they were engaged).
** It also happens, less supernaturally, with Cordelia and Wesley in "Graduation Day"-- after almost half a season's worth of flirting and romantic tension, the two kiss twice, passionately... and apparently ''terribly'', because they awkwardly and blatantly ignore it afterwards.

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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''
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Giles of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' has twice done this: once with Joyce (de-inhibition spell) and once with Anya (amnesia spell convinced them they were engaged).
** It also happens, less supernaturally, with Cordelia and Wesley in "Graduation Day"-- Day" -- after almost half a season's worth of flirting and romantic tension, the two kiss twice, passionately... and apparently ''terribly'', because they awkwardly and blatantly ignore it afterwards.



-->'''Xander:''' (points at her) That didn't just happen!\\

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-->'''Xander:''' --->'''Xander:''' (points at her) That didn't just happen!\\


[[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused]] with IWasNeverHere.

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[[IThoughtItMeant [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused]] with IWasNeverHere.


* ''WhenHarryMetSally'': After the title characters, previously platonic, have sex without thinking, they try to pretend it never happened the next morning. Realistically, it doesn't work, and the resulting frustration nearly kills their friendship.

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* ''WhenHarryMetSally'': ''Film/WhenHarryMetSally'': After the title characters, previously platonic, have sex without thinking, they try to pretend it never happened the next morning. Realistically, it doesn't work, and the resulting frustration nearly kills their friendship.


* Subverted on ''NorthernExposure'': It looks like O'Connel and Fleischman are going to get together on a trip out of town, but O'Connel, running on two days without sleep, falls asleep before they can do the deed. It looks like she's going to forget that the "almost did it" never happened, but she wakes up... and thinks they did it. Then [[spoiler: [[DoubleSubversion Double Subverted]] when they return and O'Connel says that she wants them to pretend it never happened.]]

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* Subverted on ''NorthernExposure'': ''Series/NorthernExposure'': It looks like O'Connel and Fleischman are going to get together on a trip out of town, but O'Connel, running on two days without sleep, falls asleep before they can do the deed. It looks like she's going to forget that the "almost did it" never happened, but she wakes up... and thinks they did it. Then [[spoiler: [[DoubleSubversion Double Subverted]] when they return and O'Connel says that she wants them to pretend it never happened.]]


* Invoked in ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' in the episode "Northwest Mansion Mystery". After Pacifica [[AccidentalHug hugs Dipper from getting caught up in the moment]], she then proceeds to pay him to forget it ever happened.





''Not'' the same thing as FanonDiscontinuity, which is when the ''fans'' are the ones pretending something didn't happen, or one way of saying LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain. For another form of backpedaling, see RelationshipResetButton.

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''Not'' the same thing as FanonDiscontinuity, which is when the ''fans'' are the ones pretending something didn't happen, or one way of saying LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain.YouDidntSeeThat or LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain after mild non-relationship embarassment. For another form of backpedaling, see RelationshipResetButton.


''Not'' the same thing as FanonDiscontinuity, which is when the ''fans'' are the ones pretending something didn't happen. For another form of backpedaling, see RelationshipResetButton.

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''Not'' the same thing as FanonDiscontinuity, which is when the ''fans'' are the ones pretending something didn't happen.happen, or one way of saying LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain. For another form of backpedaling, see RelationshipResetButton.

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** Also spoken word-for-word at the GameOver screen.


** And one last time when they share a drunken kiss a season later. [[spoiler:It's later revealed that Barney [[GenreSavvy engineered this one]] for his BatmanGambit.]]

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** And one last time when they share a drunken kiss a season later. [[spoiler:It's later revealed that Barney [[GenreSavvy engineered this one]] one for his BatmanGambit.]]


* ''{{Transmetropolitan}}'': Spider Jerusalem & Yelena Rossini get drunk one night. Next morning, Spider wakes up to find himself and her naked in the same bed. Spider contemplates it for a while afterwards and decides to go with the flow, but Yelena goes straight to the trope, and keeps up the charade until the end of series 2 when (in another bout of drunkenness) she loudly confesses to the affair (and to the fact that she wasn't really the niece of Spider's editor) in front of a sizable number of people. The relationship slowly builds again from there.

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* ''{{Transmetropolitan}}'': ''ComicBook/{{Transmetropolitan}}'': Spider Jerusalem & Yelena Rossini get drunk one night. Next morning, Spider wakes up to find himself and her naked in the same bed. Spider contemplates it for a while afterwards and decides to go with the flow, but Yelena goes straight to the trope, and keeps up the charade until the end of series 2 when (in another bout of drunkenness) she loudly confesses to the affair (and to the fact that she wasn't really the niece of Spider's editor) in front of a sizable number of people. The relationship slowly builds again from there.


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* ''WebVideo/OddityArchive'' After the "unscheduled," profanity-filled "guest appearance" in the ''Public Domain VHS Distributors'' episode, Ben responds to the incident by saying, "[[PunctuatedForEmphasis That...never...happened!]]"
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