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** Claire dumps the sasquatch on Alice and Bob because [[ShipperOnDeck she wants to see how the pair would do as a family unit]].


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* '''Reconstructed''':

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* '''Deconstructed''':
'''Deconstructed''': The pair do not act the part of parents at all, or they fail at the task because the kid does not imprint on them. Parenting takes more than a day or a short amount of time to get right, not just acting the part of what they think parents should do. This gets especially hard when the kid in question is from another species or culture.
* '''Reconstructed''':'''Reconstructed''': However, the experience does make Alice and Bob more prepared for the next surprise child rearing episode.

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'''Basic Trope''': A baby or something similar is raised by one or more characters and leaves by the end of the episode.
* '''Straight''': AliceAndBob are having a picnic in the woods, when they find a lost baby sasquatch. They raise it like a human baby until either it grows up or they find its real parents.
* '''Exaggerated''':
** It's a whole litter of baby sasquatches.
** [[OncePerEpisode On every episode]], Alice and Bob find a different sort of baby creature to raise.
* '''Downplayed''': They only raise the sasquatch for a small part of the episode.
* '''Justified''': The sasquatch was very dependent and they didn't know where its real parents were.
* '''Inverted''': Alice and Bob have a son named Charlie, who's only a baby. For one episode, he grows up temporarily and they don't have to look after him.
* '''Subverted''': Just before deciding to raise the sasquatch, its parents show up.
* '''Double Subverted''': But they find ''another'' lost baby creature.
* '''Parodied''':
** The sasquatch learns to talk, but it gets their genders wrong, calling Alice "Daddy" and Bob "Mommy". Cue CringeComedy.
** Alice and Bob legally adopt the baby sasquatch, but only for one day.
* '''Zigzagged''': Alice and Bob find the sasquatch and consider raising it, but its parents show up, but they find a lost baby human, but Alice decides to call the police instead, then they find a lost baby unicorn, but then it grows up...
* '''Averted''': No babies or similar are raised for an episode.
* '''Enforced''':
** The writers wanted to ShipTease Alice and Bob or, if they're already a couple, have them develop as one.
** Alice and/or Bob is no good with kids, so they wanted to help get rid of that.
* '''Lampshaded''': "For a moment there we were almost its mom and dad!"
* '''Invoked''': Diane kidnaps the baby sasquatch and gives it to Alice and Bob for whatever reason.
* '''Exploited''':
** Emperor Evulz tries to TakeOverTheWorld because he believes Alice and Bob will be too distracted looking after the baby sasquatch.
** Alice and Bob are scientists and use this as an opportunity to study how baby sasquatches work.
* '''Defied''': Alice and Bob decide not to raise the baby sasquatch.
* '''Discussed''': "So what are we gonna do...raise it like a baby?"
* '''Conversed''': "Remember that episode where they took in that baby creature and became like its parents?"
* '''Implied''': Neither Alice nor Bob is seen with a baby or anything similar but there is a photo that can be seen of Alice and Bob fawning over a baby sasquatch and Diane jokingly calls it a "family photo".
* '''Deconstructed''':
* '''Reconstructed''':
* '''Played for Laughs''':
** The baby sasquatch learns to talk, but it calls Alice "Mommy" and Bob "Daddy". Alice will have none of it and demands that the sasquatch call her Alice and that she's not its mommy, but Bob gleefully accepts the title of "Daddy" and starts talking like he's its proud dad.
** Alice and Bob have UnresolvedSexualTension, so things get a bit awkward.
** Alice and Bob ''don't'' have UST, but everyone around them thinks they do, which is both of theirs pet peeves, so they try their best to raise the baby sasquatch without looking like a couple.
* '''Played for Drama''': Alice and Bob are very sad when the sasquatch leaves.
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