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Not the GreatGazoo, but occurs in similar range of plot devices. Will also be an ImpersonationExclusiveCharacter if someone else uses the character's form. See also HeWhoMustNotBeSeen and NothingIsScarier (for when a character remains unseen for the RuleOfScary). For a concept, item, or location, rather than a person, see CrypticBackgroundReference. If it's an event, you can check out NoodleIncident. Often overlaps with NoOneSeesTheBoss.

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Not the GreatGazoo, but occurs in similar range of plot devices. Will also be an ImpersonationExclusiveCharacter if someone else uses the character's form. See also HeWhoMustNotBeSeen and NothingIsScarier (for when a character remains unseen for the RuleOfScary). For a concept, item, item or location, rather than a person, see CrypticBackgroundReference. If it's an event, you can check out NoodleIncident. Often overlaps with NoOneSeesTheBoss.


** The trend of the not showing adults in any form is averted in the fourth movie, ''[[WesternAnimation/BonVoyageCharlieBrown Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (And Don't Come Back!!)]].'' Charlie Brown's grandfather is seen in a war photo; he looks exactly like Charlie Brown except taller. The Baron, Violette's and the main antagonist, is a fully voiced character but only appears as a silhouette.

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** The trend of the not showing adults in any form is averted in the fourth movie, ''[[WesternAnimation/BonVoyageCharlieBrown Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (And Don't Come Back!!)]].'' ''WesternAnimation/BonVoyageCharlieBrown''. Charlie Brown's grandfather is seen in a war photo; he looks exactly like Charlie Brown except taller. The Baron, Violette's and the main antagonist, is a fully voiced character but only appears as a silhouette.



* In ''Comicstrip/{{Garfield}}'', Ellen was a woman Jon regularly phoned to get a date, and always failed. We never heard her actual answers, only his reactions to them. She eventually appeared in a storyline where she has amnesia, and therefore agreed to a date with Jon. Also, Jon's neighbor Mrs. Feeny, often the target of Garfield's pranks, was never seen in the comic.

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* In ''Comicstrip/{{Garfield}}'', ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'':
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Ellen was a woman Jon regularly phoned to get a date, and always failed. We never heard her actual answers, only his reactions to them. She eventually appeared in a storyline where she has amnesia, and therefore agreed to a date with Jon. Also, Jon's neighbor Mrs. Feeny, often the target of Garfield's pranks, was never seen in the comic.


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* ''ComicStrip/KnightsOfTheDinnerTable'' has several:
** Bob's sister (who is the mother of Croix and Hunter)
** B.A.'s mother (although she does become TheVoice occasionally)
** Crutch's 'old lady', Casey Mae
** Crowbar, Switch's partner-in-crime was this for years until he finally appeared on-panel in Hawg Waller's.
** Brian's uncle (and former guardian)
** Dave's father and brother.

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* ''Webcomic/CrimsonKnights'': King Friduheim, ruler of Crales, never physically appears despite his actions affecting the story quite heavily.

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** By the end of Part II, [[spoiler: you can remove [[{{BigDamnHeroes}} Evankhell]] and [[{{MassOhCrap}} Jahad]] from that list.]]

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** The hall-porter Mathews is also this in most episodes, though he actually appears in the flesh in a couple of them.


** Many of Jon's dates count. Such as Ruby the violent convict who had YBUR tattooed on her forehead. But many we do see as well, such as Bertha (A large woman who loved to eat) and Kimmy (A woman raised by wolves)

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** Many of Jon's dates count. Such as Ruby the violent convict who had YBUR tattooed on her forehead. But many However, there are some dates we do get to see as in person well, such as Bertha (A large woman who loved to eat) and Kimmy (A woman raised by wolves)

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* ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'': Mrs. Davis' sister Angela and her brother Victor. Mrs. Davis talks about them for years, until Angela made several appearances when the show moved to television and was ''finally'' heard on a couple radio episodes. Victor remained a ghost until he made his sole appearance, on the television episode "The Egg".

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* The ''ComicStrip/MrPotatoHead'' comic strip had several strips where Mr. Potato Head's son Chip talked to his friend Mikey over the phone, asking him if he'd like to come over and do whatever. Mikey is never seen, nor is he heard speaking.


-->-- ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}''

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-->-- ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}''
''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', "The Frogger"


* ''Webcomic/MrBoop'': Alec's first wife [[spoiler: [[Franchise/Metroid Samus Aran]]]] is mentioned but not depicted.

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* ''Webcomic/MrBoop'': Alec's first wife [[spoiler: [[Franchise/Metroid [[{{Franchise/Metroid}} Samus Aran]]]] is mentioned but not depicted.

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* ''Webcomic/MrBoop'': Alec's first wife [[spoiler: [[Franchise/Metroid Samus Aran]]]] is mentioned but not depicted.

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* ''Webcomic/AnecdoteOfError'': Luntsha’s boyfriend Ikal has been mentioned a couple times, but has not appeared in person yet.


Not the GreatGazoo, but occurs in similar range of plot devices. Can be an ImpersonationExclusiveCharacter if someone else uses the character's form. See also HeWhoMustNotBeSeen and NothingIsScarier (for when a character remains unseen for the RuleOfScary). For a concept, item, or location, rather than a person, see CrypticBackgroundReference. If it's an event, you can check out NoodleIncident. Often overlaps with NoOneSeesTheBoss.

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Not the GreatGazoo, but occurs in similar range of plot devices. Can Will also be an ImpersonationExclusiveCharacter if someone else uses the character's form. See also HeWhoMustNotBeSeen and NothingIsScarier (for when a character remains unseen for the RuleOfScary). For a concept, item, or location, rather than a person, see CrypticBackgroundReference. If it's an event, you can check out NoodleIncident. Often overlaps with NoOneSeesTheBoss.


Not the GreatGazoo, but occurs in similar range of plot devices. Can be an ImpersonationExclusiveCharacter is someone else uses the character's form. See also HeWhoMustNotBeSeen and NothingIsScarier (for when a character remains unseen for the RuleOfScary). For a concept, item, or location, rather than a person, see CrypticBackgroundReference. If it's an event, you can check out NoodleIncident. Often overlaps with NoOneSeesTheBoss.

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Not the GreatGazoo, but occurs in similar range of plot devices. Can be an ImpersonationExclusiveCharacter is if someone else uses the character's form. See also HeWhoMustNotBeSeen and NothingIsScarier (for when a character remains unseen for the RuleOfScary). For a concept, item, or location, rather than a person, see CrypticBackgroundReference. If it's an event, you can check out NoodleIncident. Often overlaps with NoOneSeesTheBoss.


->'''Jerry:''' You sure have a lot of friends. How come I never ''see'' any of these people?"\\
'''Kramer:''' "They wanna know why they never see ''you''!"

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->'''Jerry:''' You sure have a lot of friends. How come I never ''see'' any of these people?"\\
people?\\
'''Kramer:''' "They They wanna know why they never see ''you''!"''you''!

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