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* '''Parodied''': Claire comments that it's been a while since she's had any pointless drama in her life. On cue, Daniel walks into the room and says "Guess what? I might be your dad!"

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* '''Parodied''': Claire comments that it's been a while since she's had any pointless drama in her life. On cue, Daniel walks into the room and says says, "Guess what? I might be your dad!"


* '''Justified''': Alice and Bob were going through a rough patch in their relationship around the time Claire was conceived were respectively cheating with Daniel and Emma, so it stands to reason that one of the relationships might have produced an extramarital child.

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* '''Justified''': Alice and Bob were going through a rough patch in their relationship around the time Claire was conceived conceived. They were respectively cheating with Daniel and Emma, so Emma. So it stands to reason that one of the relationships might have produced an extramarital child.


* '''Justified''': Alice and Bob were going through a rough patch in their relationship around the time Claire was conceived were respectively [[YourCheatingHeart cheating]] with Daniel and Emma, so it stands to reason that one of the relationships might have produced an extramarital child.

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* '''Justified''': Alice and Bob were going through a rough patch in their relationship around the time Claire was conceived were respectively [[YourCheatingHeart cheating]] cheating with Daniel and Emma, so it stands to reason that one of the relationships might have produced an extramarital child.


* '''Straight''': Alice and Bob have a daughter, Claire. However, Alice was intimate with Daniel around the same time as Claire was concieved, so it's possible Daniel is the real father.

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* '''Straight''': Alice and Bob AliceAndBob have a daughter, Claire. However, Alice was intimate with Daniel around the same time as Claire was concieved, conceived, so it's possible Daniel is the real father.



* '''Downplayed''': Claire asks Daniel if he's her father. Daniel responds "I doubt it."
* '''Justified''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': Claire asks Daniel if he's her father. Daniel responds says, "I doubt it."
* '''Justified''': ???Alice and Bob were going through a rough patch in their relationship around the time Claire was conceived were respectively [[YourCheatingHeart cheating]] with Daniel and Emma, so it stands to reason that one of the relationships might have produced an extramarital child.



* '''Parodied''': Claire comments that it's been a while since she's had any pointless drama in her life. On cue, Daniel walks into the room and says "Guess what? I might be your daddy!"
* '''Zig Zagged''': Claire is sure that Daniel is her father, but a paternity test shows that Bob is the father. However, the test turns out to be faulty. Furthermore, Alice and Daniel were very drunk the night Claire might have been conceived, and they're not even sure if they did hook up or not.

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* '''Parodied''': Claire comments that it's been a while since she's had any pointless drama in her life. On cue, Daniel walks into the room and says "Guess what? I might be your daddy!"
dad!"
* '''Zig Zagged''': '''Zig-Zagged''': Claire is sure that Daniel is her father, but a paternity test shows that Bob is the father. However, the test turns out to be faulty. Furthermore, Alice and Daniel were very drunk the night Claire might have been conceived, and they're not even sure if they did hook up or not.



* '''Lampshaded''': Daniel tells Claire that he has something important to tell her. Claire says "Oh God, you're not going to tell me that you might be my father or something ridiculous like that, are you?" Daniel says "Well..."
* '''Invoked''': Claire and Daniel have an IntergenerationalFriendship, and as they discuss their shared interests, Claire quips "If we're not careful, it'll turn out you're really my father."

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* '''Lampshaded''': Daniel tells Claire that he has something important to tell her. Claire says says, "Oh God, you're not going to tell me that you might be my father or something ridiculous like that, are you?" Daniel says says, "Well..."
* '''Invoked''': Claire and Daniel have an IntergenerationalFriendship, and as they discuss their shared interests, Claire quips quips, "If we're not careful, it'll turn out you're really my father."



* '''Defied''': Claire comments that she and Daniel have a lot in common. She says "Is he my..." and Alice cuts her off with "Ew, no!"

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* '''Defied''': Claire comments that she and Daniel have a lot in common. She says begins, "Is he my..." and Alice cuts her off with "Ew, no!"



* '''Implied''': Claire tells Daniel that she knows her mother had an affair with him less than a year before she was born. Daniel asks "What are you getting at?"

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* '''Implied''': Claire tells Daniel that she knows her mother had an affair with him less than a year before she was born. Daniel asks asks, "What are you getting at?"



* '''Played For Laughs:''' Daniel thinks he's Claire's father, so he keeps trying to do "dad" things like talk to her about boys, much to her embarassment.
* '''Played For Drama:''' Claire needs a kidney, and doctors need to figure out if Bob or Daniel should be the donor.

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* '''Played For for Laughs:''' Daniel thinks he's Claire's father, so he keeps trying to do "dad" things like talk to her about boys, much to her embarassment.
embarrassment.
* '''Played For for Drama:''' Claire needs a kidney, and doctors need to figure out if Bob or Daniel should be the donor.donate.

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'''Basic Trope''': One character may or may not be the father of another character.
* '''Straight''': Alice and Bob have a daughter, Claire. However, Alice was intimate with Daniel around the same time as Claire was concieved, so it's possible Daniel is the real father.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alice has a list of potential fathers that rival most episodes of ''{{Series/Maury}}''.
* '''Downplayed''': Claire asks Daniel if he's her father. Daniel responds "I doubt it."
* '''Justified''': ???
* '''Inverted''': Claire may have been SwitchedAtBirth with a baby from a woman Bob was having an affair with.
* '''Subverted''': A paternity test proves that Bob is Claire's father.
* '''Double Subverted''': Bob and Daniel are IdenticalTwins, so the paternity test doesn't mean much.
* '''Parodied''': Claire comments that it's been a while since she's had any pointless drama in her life. On cue, Daniel walks into the room and says "Guess what? I might be your daddy!"
* '''Zig Zagged''': Claire is sure that Daniel is her father, but a paternity test shows that Bob is the father. However, the test turns out to be faulty. Furthermore, Alice and Daniel were very drunk the night Claire might have been conceived, and they're not even sure if they did hook up or not.
* '''Averted''': No one ever questions that Bob is Claire's father.
* '''Enforced''': [[ExecutiveMeddling The producers]] think Alice, Bob, and Claire are too perfect, and tell the writers to introduce Daniel, Claire's possible father, to spice things up.
* '''Lampshaded''': Daniel tells Claire that he has something important to tell her. Claire says "Oh God, you're not going to tell me that you might be my father or something ridiculous like that, are you?" Daniel says "Well..."
* '''Invoked''': Claire and Daniel have an IntergenerationalFriendship, and as they discuss their shared interests, Claire quips "If we're not careful, it'll turn out you're really my father."
* '''Exploited''': Claire starts extorting Daniel for an allowance "because you might be my dad."
* '''Defied''': Claire comments that she and Daniel have a lot in common. She says "Is he my..." and Alice cuts her off with "Ew, no!"
* '''Discussed''': "You know, Daniel, if this was a TV show, people might question if you were Claire's father."
* '''Conversed''': "You ever notice these shows always introduce someone who might be the main character's father for some cheap drama?"
* '''Implied''': Claire tells Daniel that she knows her mother had an affair with him less than a year before she was born. Daniel asks "What are you getting at?"
* '''Deconstructed''': Bob is so devastated to learn that he might not be Claire's biological father that he files for divorce. Daniel grapples with questions about whether he wants to be Claire's father, and what it means for him if he is. Meanwhile, Alice and Claire's once close relationship has been strained, with Claire wondering what else Alice might be hiding from her.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob and Alice repair their marriage, though it will take a long time for Bob to trust Alice again. Claire forgives her mother, and Daniel decides that he doesn't want to break up a family. Things aren't the way they were before, and no one still knows if Bob or Daniel is Claire's father, but they've made their peace with it.
* '''Played For Laughs:''' Daniel thinks he's Claire's father, so he keeps trying to do "dad" things like talk to her about boys, much to her embarassment.
* '''Played For Drama:''' Claire needs a kidney, and doctors need to figure out if Bob or Daniel should be the donor.
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