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** Bob and Elise were in a rough patch several years ago, resulting in [[YourCheatingHeart Elise having a brief affair with another man]], resulting in Charlieís conception. Elise and Bob got back together but Elise didnít tell Bob about the affair.

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** Bob and Elise were in a rough patch several years ago, resulting in [[YourCheatingHeart Elise [Elise having a brief affair with another man]], man, resulting in Charlieís conception. Elise and Bob got back together but Elise didnít tell Bob about the affair.



* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob learns of the [[MamasBabyPapasMaybe possibility]] that Charlie isnít his biological son after Elise tells him she [[YourCheatingHeart had an affair with another man]] [[AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder when they were separated 15 years ago]]. This briefly causes a rift between Bob and Charlie. [[YourSonAllAlong Except a blood test reveals that Charlie is Bobís son.]] Then, Bob and Eliseís daughter Frankie needs a blood transfusion, but neither of them fit her blood type. As it turns out, Frankie was SwitchedAtBirth and their biological daughter, Grace, is living with another couple. Nevertheless, [[HappilyAdopted Bob and Elise keep Frankie regardless of their biological relation to her because they loved and raised her from infancy.]]

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob learns of the [[MamasBabyPapasMaybe possibility]] that Charlie isnít his biological son after Elise tells him she [[YourCheatingHeart had an affair with another man]] man [[AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder when they were separated 15 years ago]]. This briefly causes a rift between Bob and Charlie. [[YourSonAllAlong Except a blood test reveals that Charlie is Bobís son.]] Then, Bob and Eliseís daughter Frankie needs a blood transfusion, but neither of them fit her blood type. As it turns out, Frankie was SwitchedAtBirth and their biological daughter, Grace, is living with another couple. Nevertheless, [[HappilyAdopted Bob and Elise keep Frankie regardless of their biological relation to her because they loved and raised her from infancy.]]


** Bobís wife Elise were in a rough patch several years ago, resulting in [[YourCheatingHeart Elise having a brief affair with another man]], resulting in Charlieís conception. Elise and Bob got back together but Elise didnít tell Bob about the affair.

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** Bobís wife Bob and Elise were in a rough patch several years ago, resulting in [[YourCheatingHeart Elise having a brief affair with another man]], resulting in Charlieís conception. Elise and Bob got back together but Elise didnít tell Bob about the affair.


** Alice learns her daughter Diana is not her child.

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** Alice learns her daughter Diana Dana is not her child.


* '''Exploited''':

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* '''Exploited''': [[ManipulativeBastard Dina]] knows that her ex-boyfriend Bob is dedicated to his wife Alice and their infant son Charlie, so she decides to tamper with Charlie's blood tests and make it seem as if Alice had him with another man, so that Bob would go back to her.


* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob learns of the [[MamasBabyPapasMaybe possibility]] that Charlie isnít his biological son after Elise tells him she had an affair with another man when they were separated 15 years ago. This briefly causes a rift between Bob and Charlie. [[YourSonAllAlong Except a blood test reveals that Charlie is Bobís son.]] Then, Bob and Eliseís daughter Frankie needs a blood transfusion, but neither of them fit her blood type. As it turns out, Frankie was SwitchedAtBirth and their biological daughter, Grace, is living with another couple. Nevertheless, [[HappilyAdopted Bob and Elise keep Frankie regardless of their biological relation to her because they loved and raised her from infancy.]]

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob learns of the [[MamasBabyPapasMaybe possibility]] that Charlie isnít his biological son after Elise tells him she [[YourCheatingHeart had an affair with another man man]] [[AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder when they were separated 15 years ago.ago]]. This briefly causes a rift between Bob and Charlie. [[YourSonAllAlong Except a blood test reveals that Charlie is Bobís son.]] Then, Bob and Eliseís daughter Frankie needs a blood transfusion, but neither of them fit her blood type. As it turns out, Frankie was SwitchedAtBirth and their biological daughter, Grace, is living with another couple. Nevertheless, [[HappilyAdopted Bob and Elise keep Frankie regardless of their biological relation to her because they loved and raised her from infancy.]]


* '''Enforced''': Bob and Eliseís relationship is not well-liked by the fans, while Elise and Isaacís UnresolvedSexualTension [[FanPreferredCouple proves popular]]. Additionally, [[SeparatedAtBirthCasting the actors playing Charlie and Isaac look very alike]], prompting [[{{Fanon}} fan speculation that Elise and Isaac were romantically involved at some point]]. [[AscendedFanon The writers decide to play into the audience expectations and make Charlie Isaacís son after years of speculation]], meaning Bob isnít Charlieís dad as previously believed.

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* '''Enforced''': Bob and Eliseís relationship is not well-liked by the fans, while Elise and her longtime friend Isaacís UnresolvedSexualTension [[FanPreferredCouple proves popular]]. Additionally, [[SeparatedAtBirthCasting the actors playing Charlie and Isaac look very alike]], prompting [[{{Fanon}} fan speculation that Elise and Isaac were romantically involved at some point]]. [[AscendedFanon The writers decide to play into the audience expectations and make Charlie Isaacís son after years of speculation]], meaning Bob isnít Charlieís dad as previously believed.


** Bob has twenty children with his wife and learns that all of them arenít biologically his.

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** Bob has [[MassiveNumberedSiblings twenty children children]] with his wife and learns that all of them arenít biologically his.



** Bobís wife Elise were in a rough patch several years ago, resulting in Elise having a brief affair with another man, resulting in Charlieís conception. Elise and Bob got back together but Elise didnít tell Bob about the affair.
** Aliceís daughter Dana was switched at birth with another girl, which wasnít revealed to Alice until many years later.

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** Bobís wife Elise were in a rough patch several years ago, resulting in [[YourCheatingHeart Elise having a brief affair with another man, man]], resulting in Charlieís conception. Elise and Bob got back together but Elise didnít tell Bob about the affair.
** Aliceís daughter Dana [[SwitchedAtBirth was switched at birth with another girl, girl]], which wasnít revealed to Alice until many years later.



** Except the blood test revealing this proved inaccurate and Dana is indeed Aliceís adopted daughter.

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** Except the [[DaddyDNATest blood test test]] revealing this proved inaccurate and Dana is indeed Aliceís adopted daughter.



* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob learns of the possibility that Charlie isnít his biological son after Elise tells him she had an affair with another man when they were separated 15 years ago. Except a blood test reveals that Charlie is Bobís son. Then, Bob and Eliseís daughter Frankie needs a blood transfusion, but neither of them fit her blood type. As it turns out, Frankie was SwitchedAtBirth and their biological daughter, Grace, is living with another couple. Nevertheless, Bob and Elise keep Frankie regardless of their biological relation to her because they loved and raised her from infancy.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob learns of the possibility [[MamasBabyPapasMaybe possibility]] that Charlie isnít his biological son after Elise tells him she had an affair with another man when they were separated 15 years ago. This briefly causes a rift between Bob and Charlie. [[YourSonAllAlong Except a blood test reveals that Charlie is Bobís son. son.]] Then, Bob and Eliseís daughter Frankie needs a blood transfusion, but neither of them fit her blood type. As it turns out, Frankie was SwitchedAtBirth and their biological daughter, Grace, is living with another couple. Nevertheless, [[HappilyAdopted Bob and Elise keep Frankie regardless of their biological relation to her because they loved and raised her from infancy. infancy.]]



* '''Inverted''': Bob takes in a foster child, Charlie. Then, he learns that Charlie is the son of a deceased ex-lover, Heather, and learns that they are biologically father and son.

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* '''Inverted''': Bob takes in a foster child, FosterKid, Charlie. Then, he learns that Charlie is the son of a deceased ex-lover, Heather, and [[ConnectedAllAlong learns that they are biologically father and son. son.]]


* '''Parodied''': Bob and Elise are humans while their children Charlie and Frankie are both vampires thousands of years older than them. The couple are surprised when they discover that Charlie and Frankie arenít actually their children both posing as them.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob and Elise are humans while their children Charlie and Frankie are both vampires thousands of years older than them. The couple are genuinely surprised when they discover that Charlie and Frankie arenít actually their children both posing as them.children.



** The children were adopted but this doesnít matter nor was it hidden.

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** [[HappilyAdopted The children were adopted but this doesnít matter nor was it hidden. hidden.]]



* '''Enforced''': Bob and Eliseís relationship is not well-liked by the fans, while Elise and Isaacís UnresolvedSexualTension proves popular. Additionally, the actors playing Charlie and Isaac look very alike, prompting fan speculation that Elise and Isaac were romantically involved at some point. The writers decide to play into the audience expectations and make Charlie Isaacís son after years of speculation, meaning Bob isnít Charlieís dad as previously believed.

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* '''Enforced''': Bob and Eliseís relationship is not well-liked by the fans, while Elise and Isaacís UnresolvedSexualTension [[FanPreferredCouple proves popular. popular]]. Additionally, [[SeparatedAtBirthCasting the actors playing Charlie and Isaac look very alike, alike]], prompting [[{{Fanon}} fan speculation that Elise and Isaac were romantically involved at some point. point]]. [[AscendedFanon The writers decide to play into the audience expectations and make Charlie Isaacís son after years of speculation, speculation]], meaning Bob isnít Charlieís dad as previously believed.


* '''Inverted''': Bob takes in a foster child, Charlie. Then, he learns that Charlie is the son of a deceased ex-lover, Heather, and learns that they are biologically related.

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* '''Inverted''': Bob takes in a foster child, Charlie. Then, he learns that Charlie is the son of a deceased ex-lover, Heather, and learns that they are biologically related.father and son.


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** When CrazyJealousGuy Bob finds out that Charlie is the result of an adulterous affair his wife Elise had, he attempts to kill Charlie.

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** When CrazyJealousGuy Bob finds out that Charlie is the result of an adulterous affair his wife Elise had, [[DisproportionateRetribution he attempts to kill Charlie.
Charlie and Elise in retaliation.]]


* '''Played For Drama''': Learning that his wayward son Charlie isnít actually his child causes Bob to think he was cheated by raising a kid that wasnít his for 18 years though still loves him regardless. In turn, Charlie feels that Bob hates him for not biologically his and decides to run away.

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* '''Played For Drama''': Drama''':
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Learning that his wayward son Charlie isnít actually his child causes Bob to think he was cheated by raising a kid that wasnít his for 18 years though still loves him regardless. In turn, Charlie feels that Bob hates him for not biologically his and decides to run away.
** When CrazyJealousGuy Bob finds out that Charlie is the result of an adulterous affair his wife Elise had, he attempts to kill Charlie.


* '''Parodied''':

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* '''Parodied''': Bob and Elise are humans while their children Charlie and Frankie are both vampires thousands of years older than them. The couple are surprised when they discover that Charlie and Frankie arenít actually their children both posing as them.



* '''Enforced''':

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* '''Enforced''':'''Enforced''': Bob and Eliseís relationship is not well-liked by the fans, while Elise and Isaacís UnresolvedSexualTension proves popular. Additionally, the actors playing Charlie and Isaac look very alike, prompting fan speculation that Elise and Isaac were romantically involved at some point. The writers decide to play into the audience expectations and make Charlie Isaacís son after years of speculation, meaning Bob isnít Charlieís dad as previously believed.



* '''Invoked''':

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* '''Invoked''': In the middle of an acrimonious divorce, Elise claims to Bob that their children Charlie and Frankie arenít his so he can drop his custody suit. He doesnít drop the suit despite the spurious claims.



* '''Deconstructed''':
* '''Played For Drama''':

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* '''Deconstructed''':
'''Deconstructed''': Bob and Elise separate after the latter reveals her long-ago infidelity that resulted in Charlieís birth.
* '''Played For Drama''':
Drama''': Learning that his wayward son Charlie isnít actually his child causes Bob to think he was cheated by raising a kid that wasnít his for 18 years though still loves him regardless. In turn, Charlie feels that Bob hates him for not biologically his and decides to run away.

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'''Basic Trope''': A person learns that their child isnít actually their child.
* '''Straight''':
** Bob learns that his son Charlie is not his child.
** Alice learns her daughter Diana is not her child.
* '''Exaggerated''':
** Bob has twenty children with his wife and learns that all of them arenít biologically his.
** Every characterís children turn out not to be theirs.
* '''Downplayed''': Bob learns that Charlie isnít his biological son, but resolves to take care of him as his own.
* '''Justified''':
** Bobís wife Elise were in a rough patch several years ago, resulting in Elise having a brief affair with another man, resulting in Charlieís conception. Elise and Bob got back together but Elise didnít tell Bob about the affair.
** Aliceís daughter Dana was switched at birth with another girl, which wasnít revealed to Alice until many years later.
* '''Subverted''':
** Charlie is biologically Bobís son.
** Dana is Aliceís biological daughter.
* '''Double Subverted''':
** Frankie, Bobís daughter, turns out not to be his biological daughter.
** Except the blood test revealing this proved inaccurate and Dana is indeed Aliceís adopted daughter.
* '''Parodied''':
* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob learns of the possibility that Charlie isnít his biological son after Elise tells him she had an affair with another man when they were separated 15 years ago. Except a blood test reveals that Charlie is Bobís son. Then, Bob and Eliseís daughter Frankie needs a blood transfusion, but neither of them fit her blood type. As it turns out, Frankie was SwitchedAtBirth and their biological daughter, Grace, is living with another couple. Nevertheless, Bob and Elise keep Frankie regardless of their biological relation to her because they loved and raised her from infancy.
* '''Averted''':
** Everyoneís relationship to their parents is never questioned.
** The children were adopted but this doesnít matter nor was it hidden.
* '''Inverted''': Bob takes in a foster child, Charlie. Then, he learns that Charlie is the son of a deceased ex-lover, Heather, and learns that they are biologically related.
* '''Enforced''':
* '''Lampshaded''':
* '''Invoked''':
* '''Exploited''':
* '''Defied''': Bob never finds out that Charlie isnít his biological son.
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Deconstructed''':
* '''Played For Drama''':

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