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* The AnimatedAdaptation of ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfZelda'' satires the Frog Prince example. Ganon turns Link into a frog, and a witch informs him that the only cure is the kiss of a princess (Ganon apparently "does the classics well"). When Link points out that he tries to get Zelda to kiss him OncePerEpisode and never succeeds, the witch gripes "I said it was simple! I didn't say it'd be ''easy''!"
* Spoofed in the''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' cartoon "Bewitched Bunny". Bugs is drugged with a carrot full of sleeping potion by Witch Hazel, and is rescued by PrinceCharming showing up and [[IKissYourHand kissing him on the hand]]. Though Bugs is grateful, he points out to the prince that they're doing a parody of ''Hansel and Gretel'', not ''Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs''.

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* The AnimatedAdaptation of ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfZelda'' satires the Frog Prince example. Ganon turns Link into a frog, and a witch informs him that the only cure is the kiss of a princess (Ganon apparently "does the classics well"). When Link points out that he tries to get Zelda to kiss him OncePerEpisode and never succeeds, the witch gripes "I said it was simple! I didn't say it'd be ''easy''!"
''easy''!" In the end, [[spoiler:he is cured when he is kissed by Spryte, the Princess of the Fairies.]]
* Spoofed in the''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' cartoon "Bewitched Bunny". Bugs is drugged with a carrot full of sleeping potion by Witch Hazel, and is rescued by PrinceCharming showing up and [[IKissYourHand kissing him on the hand]]. Though Bugs is grateful, he points out to the prince that they're doing a parody of ''Hansel and Gretel'', not ''Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs''.


* ''Film/{{Descendants}}'': At some point in the second movie Evie and Mal discuss the trope, saying it works every time. [[spoiler:A {{Foreshadowing}} to the ball scene, when Mal manages to take a under love spell Ben back to his senses thanks to a kiss.]]

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* ''Film/{{Descendants}}'': At some point in the second movie Evie and Mal discuss the trope, saying it works every time. [[spoiler:A {{Foreshadowing}} to the ball scene, when Mal manages to take a under love spell Ben back to his senses thanks to a kiss.]]]]It's also utilized in the third film, when [[spoiler: Evie finds Doug under Audrey's sleeping spell, and must come to terms with her first kiss, thanks, in no part, to [[ThatRemindsMeOfASong a musical number]]]].


** In ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'', Anna is dying from a curse and a wise old troll tells her that the curse can only be broken by "an act of true love". Another troll immediately says, "Like true love's kiss!", and off Anna goes to her true love for that kiss--only to be betrayed, as it turns out that man doesn't really love her. She then goes to find Kristoff, who she realizes ''is'' her true love--but before she can reach him, she sacrifices her own life to save her sister Elsa, which turns out to be the act of true love that was called for.

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** In ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'', Anna is dying from a curse and a wise old troll tells her that the curse can only be broken by "an act of true love". Another troll immediately says, "Like true love's kiss!", and off Anna goes to her true love for that kiss--only kiss--[[spoiler:only to be betrayed, as it turns out that man doesn't really love her. her, and was only using her as a path to the Arendellian throne.]] She then goes to find Kristoff, who she realizes ''is'' her true love--but before she can reach him, she sacrifices her own life to save her sister Elsa, which turns out to be the act of true love that was called for.

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* Rare platonic variety in ''Literature/ThePhantomOfTheOpera''. The original novel is pretty clear on the fact that Christine is not in love with Erik, but she still cares for him deeply and gives him a genuine kiss on the forehead of pure compassion; this gesture alone is enough for him to pull a HeelFaceTurn, as no one had shown him such kindness before.


* Subverted in Louisa May Alcott's story ''[[http://www.gutenberg.org/files/32357/32357-h/32357-h.htm#Page_25 Lilybell and Thistledown alias the Fairy Sleeping Beauty]]''. [[spoiler: [[JerkAss Thisteldown]]'s girlfriend and MoralityPet [[NiceGirl Lilybell]] is put [[ConvenientComa into a magical sleep]] by [[TheFairFolk the Brownies]] and he is the only one [[AlwaysSaveTheGirl who can save her]], but he needs ''much more'' than a true love's kiss to wake her up. So he has to go [[FetchQuest through several tests and quests]] as well as huge CharacterDevelopment to get the right to give her the kiss that ultimately brings her back to him.]]

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* Subverted in Louisa May Alcott's story ''[[http://www.gutenberg.org/files/32357/32357-h/32357-h.htm#Page_25 Lilybell and Thistledown alias the Fairy Sleeping Beauty]]''. [[spoiler: [[JerkAss [[{{Jerkass}} Thisteldown]]'s girlfriend and MoralityPet [[NiceGirl Lilybell]] is put [[ConvenientComa into a magical sleep]] by [[TheFairFolk the Brownies]] and he is the only one [[AlwaysSaveTheGirl who can save her]], but he needs ''much more'' than a true love's kiss to wake her up. So he has to go [[FetchQuest through several tests and quests]] as well as huge CharacterDevelopment to get the right to give her the kiss that ultimately brings her back to him.]]



* Discussed in ''Literature/DoraWilkSeries'' when Dora and Witkac wonder what to do with three men turned into giant toads and remember the Literature/FrogPrince. Both dearly hope it's not true, but Dora suggests, just in case, that she knows a girl with reptile fetish ("close enough").

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* Discussed in ''Literature/DoraWilkSeries'' when Dora and Witkac wonder what to do with three men turned into giant toads and remember the Literature/FrogPrince.Literature/TheFrogPrince. Both dearly hope it's not true, but Dora suggests, just in case, that she knows a girl with reptile fetish ("close enough").


** Discussed in ''Forgets me lots''. Jasmine, under a spell, became a CriminalAmnesiac. Aladdin wonders if it is the kind of spell that can be broken by a true love's kiss. However, she gets her memories back when she has heard Aladdin telling her that he loves her.

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** Discussed in ''Forgets ''Forget me lots''. Jasmine, under a spell, became a CriminalAmnesiac. Aladdin wonders if it is the kind of spell that can be broken by a true love's kiss. However, she gets her memories back when she has heard Aladdin telling her that he loves her.

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** Discussed in ''Forgets me lots''. Jasmine, under a spell, became a CriminalAmnesiac. Aladdin wonders if it is the kind of spell that can be broken by a true love's kiss. However, she gets her memories back when she has heard Aladdin telling her that he loves her.


Finding your [[OneTrueLove true love]] will cure 99.9% of magical maladies and curses, or your money back!

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Finding your [[OneTrueLove true love]] will cure 99.9% of magical maladies and curses, restores memories and washes your windows, or your money back!
back! Except in the case of the page quote, where you'll get turned into a polyp.


* In one ComicBook/JusticeLeague run, the Queen of Fables has made all the fairy tales come to life and warped them so she can rule the world. This includes making WonderWoman into Literature/SnowWhite. The heroes know they need a Prince Charming to wake her up with a kiss, so Comicbook/{{Aquaman}} (King of the Seas) volunteers to do it. It works.

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* In one ComicBook/JusticeLeague run, the Queen of Fables has made all the fairy tales come to life and warped them so she can rule the world. This includes making WonderWoman Franchise/WonderWoman into Literature/SnowWhite. The heroes know they need a Prince Charming to wake her up with a kiss, so Comicbook/{{Aquaman}} (King of the Seas) volunteers to do it. It works.


** In ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'', when Anna is [[spoiler:struck by her older sister Elsa's out of control magic and is slowly freezing solid]], it is believed that an "act of true love" is necessary to reverse the process and save her. Anna then goes back to her fiancé Hans to get a kiss from him, [[spoiler:only to find out that he's only using her to get at Elsa and snatch the crown of Arendelle, so he mocks her and then says he will leave her to die, at which point she realizes that her companion Kristoff loves her]]. In the end, [[spoiler:Anna forgoes a chance to get the kiss from Kristoff that would save her, [[TakingTheBullet instead throwing herself in front of Hans when he tries to kill Elsa]] [[HeroicSacrifice and freezing solid just as the sword lands]], breaking it. That sacrifice out of love for her sister is what ultimately not only saves her, but helps Elsa ''finally'' control her powers]].

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** In ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'', when Anna is [[spoiler:struck by dying from a curse and a wise old troll tells her older sister Elsa's out of control magic and is slowly freezing solid]], it is believed that an "act the curse can only be broken by "an act of true love" is necessary to reverse the process love". Another troll immediately says, "Like true love's kiss!", and save off Anna goes to her true love for that kiss--only to be betrayed, as it turns out that man doesn't really love her. Anna She then goes back to her fiancé Hans to get a kiss from him, [[spoiler:only to find out that he's only using her to get at Elsa and snatch the crown of Arendelle, so he mocks her and then says he will leave her to die, at which point Kristoff, who she realizes that ''is'' her companion Kristoff loves her]]. In the end, [[spoiler:Anna forgoes a chance true love--but before she can reach him, she sacrifices her own life to get the kiss from Kristoff that would save her, [[TakingTheBullet instead throwing herself in front of Hans when he tries to kill Elsa]] [[HeroicSacrifice and freezing solid just as the sword lands]], breaking it. That sacrifice out of love for her sister is what ultimately not only saves her, but helps Elsa ''finally'' control her powers]].Elsa, which turns out to be the act of true love that was called for.


* What kills the villain in the ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' episode; "Magic Hour", by undoing the curse he sets.

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* What kills the villain in the ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'' episode; "Magic Hour", by undoing the curse he sets.

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* ''Film/{{Descendants}}'': At some point in the second movie Evie and Mal discuss the trope, saying it works every time. [[spoiler:A {{Foreshadowing}} to the ball scene, when Mal manages to take a under love spell Ben back to his senses thanks to a kiss.]]


** In Season 6, Aladdin and Jasmine FirstKiss break two curses at once: Agrabah is restored to its initial size, and Aladdin goes from genie to human.

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** In Season 6, Aladdin and Jasmine Jasmine's FirstKiss break breaks two curses at once: Agrabah is restored to its initial size, and Aladdin goes from genie to human.

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** In Season 6, Aladdin and Jasmine FirstKiss break two curses at once: Agrabah is restored to its initial size, and Aladdin goes from genie to human.

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