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* In ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'', Lilo sees a shooting star and wishes for a friend. The star turns out to be a crashing spaceship carrying an escaped alien convict...

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* In ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'', ''WesternAnimation/LiloAndStitch'', Lilo sees a shooting star and wishes for a friend. The star turns out to be a crashing spaceship carrying an escaped alien convict...

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** This is changed a bit in ''New Horizons''. Blathers's sister Celeste now makes an appearance the night of a meteor shower and will give you a DIY recipe each time she shows up (including the Star Wand). Actually wishing on the stars will result in star fragments washing ashore the next day, with some even being from specific constellations.


* In the WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones, Barney and Betty, after a nasty spat with Fred over spending to much time with his daughter Pebbles, see a shooting star. They both make a wish, clearly for a baby of their own. Lo and behold, they [[DoorstopBaby find Bam-Bam on their porch]] the very next day.

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* In the WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones, Barney and Betty, after a nasty spat with Fred over spending to much time with his daughter Pebbles, see a shooting star. They both make a wish, clearly for a baby of their own. Lo and behold, they [[DoorstopBaby find Bam-Bam Bamm-Bamm on their porch]] the very next day.


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* WesternAnimation/DangerMouse and Penfold are on a mission in "I Spy With My Little Eye..." when Penfold sees what he thinks is a shooting star.
-->'''Penfold''': Oh little star that shines so bright,\\
I'd like a wish if that's all right.\\
Oh little star in the ink-black heaven...\\
'''DM''': Forget it, Penfold. It's a 7-4-7!

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* ''Series/TheTwilightZone1985'': In "Grace Note", the [[LittlestCancerPatient teenage leukemia patient]] Mary Miletti sees a shooting star and wishes that her elder sister Rosemarie can see that she will one day achieve her dream of being a famous opera star. The next day, after Mary is taken to hospital, Rosemarie is transported 20 years forward in time to March 22, 1986 and sees [[MyFutureSelfAndMe her future self]] performing ''La Traviata'' to a sold out audience in the Lincoln Center.


-->-- '''Jiminy Cricket''', ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}''

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-->-- '''Jiminy Cricket''', ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}''
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* ''Animation/HappyHeroes'': The [[EpisodeTitleCard title card]] of Season 2 episode 20 has Doctor H. wishing on a shooting star for Miss Peach, his CelebCrush, to be there with him. He gets a stone statue of her dropped on him instead.

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* In ''Animation/PleasantGoatAndBigBigWolf: Dear Little Wish'', Grandpa Meteor is a {{Sentient Star|s}} who flies around in the sky on his motorcycle, listens for people wishing on him, and grants their wishes. He plans to retire from his job, but as he is riding his motorcycle along, the goats accidentally shoot him down to the ground with their wishes; when Grandpa Meteor realizes he has way too many wishes waiting to be granted on the Wishing Tree, the goats help him to take care of them - thus starting the plot of the season.
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* In ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'', the animation for the healing move "Wish" is represented by a shooting star. After making the wish, the user will be healed a turn later with their wish coming true.

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* In ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'', the animation for the healing move "Wish" is represented by a shooting star. After making The turn after Wish is used, whatever is in the wish, the user user's position will be healed a turn later with their wish coming true.for half the user's total HP. Switching after using Wish is the most common way for [[TheMedic one Pokemon to heal another]].



Subtrope to MakeAWish.

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\nSubtrope to MakeAWish. \n See also CosmicMotifs.

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->''When you wish upon a star''\\
''Makes no difference who you are''\\
''Anything your heart desires''\\
''Will come to you''
-->-- '''Jiminy Cricket''', ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}''


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* ''Series/The100'': Mentioned in "Twilight's Last Gleaming" -- the youths on Earth send out signal flares to let the Ark in space know that they're still alive, leading to this exchange:
-->'''Clarke:''' Can you wish on this kind of shooting star?\\
'''Bellamy:''' I wouldn't even know what to wish for.

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* The reason why [[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica Madoka]]'s [[spoiler: Grief Seed]] has a shooting star on it.

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*In one ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'' strip, two hackers deliberately crash a satellite. As they watch it burn up, one of them tells the other to make a wish.
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* In the WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones, Barney and Betty, after a nasty spat with Fred over spending to much time with his daughter Pebbles, see a shooting star. They both make a wish, clearly for a baby of their own. Lo and behold, they [[DoorstopBaby find Bam-Bam on their porch]] the very next day.

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