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* ''TheDavidSPumpkinsHalloweenSpecial'': When David sings his origin story, he only tells the kids things like "Back when I was born, I was a baby." and "I come from the place where I'm from."

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* ''TheDavidSPumpkinsHalloweenSpecial'': ''WesternAnimation/TheDavidSPumpkinsHalloweenSpecial'': When David sings his origin story, he only tells the kids things like "Back when I was born, I was a baby." and "I come from the place where I'm from."

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* ''TheDavidSPumpkinsHalloweenSpecial'': When David sings his origin story, he only tells the kids things like "Back when I was born, I was a baby." and "I come from the place where I'm from."


* ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'', "Fighting Families": [[NoNameGiven Arnold]] has just been drawn out by random to participate in a gameshow "Fighting Families", but the person doing the draw adds: "There seems to be a smudge over the last name..." A similar sequence happens in "Eugene, Eugene!": Arnold has been cast in a school play, and the casting person adds "I can't read my own handwriting..." An interview with the show creator made years after the show ended heavily implies his name is Shortman (he said his grandpa called him it regularly and it apparently wasn't just a nickname).

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* ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'', "Fighting Families": [[NoNameGiven Arnold]] has just been drawn out by random to participate in a gameshow "Fighting Families", but the person doing the draw adds: "There seems to be a smudge over the last name..." A similar sequence happens in "Eugene, Eugene!": Arnold has been cast in a school play, and the casting person adds "I can't read my own handwriting..." An interview with the show creator made years after the show ended heavily implies his name is Shortman (he said his grandpa called him it regularly and it apparently wasn't just a nickname).nickname), which was then confirmed in The Jungle Movie.



** At the end of "[[MilestoneCelebration SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout]]", Patrick asks [=SpongeBob=] how old he is, but the screen turns to static before he can answer.

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** At the end of "[[MilestoneCelebration SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout]]", Patrick asks [=SpongeBob=] how old he is, but the screen turns to static before he can answer.answer (though if we go by the date on his driver's license, he's 33).


** "Father Time": Timmy is talking to a kid whose nickname is Dad (naturally, his future father; Timmy's here because of TimeTravel). When he's mentioning his real name, a truck is whizzing by blowing its horn. "Dad" is pointing to a girl he says has a beautiful name. We don't get to hear since yet another truck is whizzing by. But guess what everyone calls her: Mom (of course, Timmy's mom in the future).

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** "Father Time": Timmy is talking to a kid whose nickname is Dad (naturally, his future father; Timmy's here because of TimeTravel). When he's mentioning his real name, a truck is whizzing by blowing its horn. "Dad" is pointing to a girl he says has a beautiful name. We don't get to hear since yet another truck is whizzing by. But guess what everyone calls her: Mom (of course, Timmy's mom in the future). It's not until the episode "Polter-Geeks" that we finally learn Dad and Mom's names were back thenóMom and Barnaby. Their ''current'' first names, however, still have this trope apply.


** Spongebob spends an entire segment trying to get a peek inside his best friend Patrick's Secret Box. Among his speculations are things like a piece of string, or an embarrassing photo of him at the company party. He fails, but Patrick lets him take a look at the box anyway. It contains a piece of string. After a bemused [=SpongeBob=] leaves, Patrick narrates that the string is pulled to open a secret compartment inside the box, which contains an embarrassing photo of [=SpongeBob=] at the Christmas party. The audience never sees what the photo is. The embarrassing incident is shown or hinted at in a separate Nickelodeon ad, although exactly what the photo is of is still unknown.
** A frequent unreveal is the Krabby Patty Secret Formula. One of the more infamous examples of this was in the episode "Krusty Krab Training Video". Right as it looks like it's about to be revealed, the episode abruptly ends.

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** Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] spends an entire segment trying to get a peek inside his best friend Patrick's Secret Box. Among his speculations are things like a piece of string, or an embarrassing photo of him at the company party. He fails, but Patrick lets him take a look at the box anyway. It contains a piece of string. After a bemused [=SpongeBob=] leaves, Patrick narrates that the string is pulled to open a secret compartment inside the box, which contains an embarrassing photo of [=SpongeBob=] at the Christmas party. The audience never sees what the photo is. The embarrassing incident is shown or hinted at in a separate Nickelodeon ad, although exactly what the photo is of is still unknown.
** A frequent unreveal is the Krabby Patty Secret Formula.secret formula. One of the more infamous examples of this was in the episode "Krusty Krab Training Video". Right as it looks like it's about to be revealed, the episode abruptly ends.ends.
** In "Krabby Road", as Plankton makes off with the formula, [=SpongeBob=] shatters the bottle it's in. While the formula is made visible, the ingredients shown onscreen are in gibberish.


** A frequent unreveal is the Krabby Patty Secret Formula. One of the more infamous examples of this was in the episode "Krusty Krab Training Video". Right as it looks like itís about to be revealed, the episode abruptly ends.

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** A frequent unreveal is the Krabby Patty Secret Formula. One of the more infamous examples of this was in the episode "Krusty Krab Training Video". Right as it looks like itís it's about to be revealed, the episode abruptly ends.ends.
** At the end of "[[MilestoneCelebration SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout]]", Patrick asks [=SpongeBob=] how old he is, but the screen turns to static before he can answer.


** It cuts to the end credits (or the pre-credits commercial break on Nick's broadcasts) at the end of the Krusty Krab training video when the narrator is about to reveal the Krabby Patty secret formula. "Okay, the secret formula i--"

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** It As mentioned above, it cuts to the end credits (or the pre-credits commercial break on Nick's broadcasts) at the end of the Krusty Krab training video when the narrator is about to reveal the Krabby Patty secret formula. "Okay, the secret formula i--"


** A frequent unreveal is the Krabby Patty Secret Formula.

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** A frequent unreveal is the Krabby Patty Secret Formula. One of the more infamous examples of this was in the episode "Krusty Krab Training Video". Right as it looks like itís about to be revealed, the episode abruptly ends.


** Parodied in the black and white cartoon in "Reincarnation". [[ItMakesSenseInContext Fry placing the bomb on the crystal asteroid creates a brand new color on the rainbow.]] Since it's in black and white, we don't see what the color is.

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** Parodied in each of the black three segments in the episode "Reincarnation".
*** In the segment "Child Labor Syndicate Presents: 'Colorama: In Glorious Black
and white cartoon in "Reincarnation". White'" [[ItMakesSenseInContext Fry placing places the bomb on the crystal asteroid creates a brand new color on of the rainbow.]] Since it's in black and white, we don't see what the color is.is.
*** The segment "Future Challenge 3000" is in the style of an 8-bit video game. Professor Farnsworth creates a lens capable of showing the smallest unit of matter. Due to the low resolution, this is portrayed as a solitary black pixel.
*** The third segment, "Action Delivery Force", is styled as an anime. [[ItMakesSenseInContext Doctor Zoidberg needs to communicate a message of peace to some aliens through the medium of dance.]] Due to the low frames of animation the dance is shown only as various poses.


** Everyone misses Calculon's major reveal on "All My Circuits" twice because of interference from Bender.
** Nibbler also tells Leela the meaning of existence, which apparently means that every religion is wrong, but does so while telepathically translating his speech into her brain. All the audience hears is squeaks.

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** Everyone In "I, Roommate", everyone misses Calculon's major reveal on "All My Circuits" twice because of interference from Bender.
** In "the Day the Earth Stood Stupid", Nibbler also tells Leela the origin of the universe and the meaning of existence, which apparently means that every religion is wrong, but does so while telepathically translating his speech into her brain. All the audience hears is squeaks.


** [[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E3FuelForTheFire "Fuel for the Fire"]], Yeager's racing ship is talked up as being really impressive, enough so that Rucklin persuades Kaz to sneak him into Yeager's private hanger to see it. However, the door is locked, so Kaz says they'll have to try again another time, and Rucklin's not interested as he just stole Yeager's hyperfuel. The racer isn't revealed until [[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E9ThePlatformClassic "The Platform Classic"]].
** [[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E16TheCoreProblem "The Core Problem"]] begins with Poe Dameron sneaking onto the occupied Colossus via unexplained means. At the end, when Kaz has to return to the Colossus, Poe tells him that CB-23 knows the method he used to sneak onto the platform, but when Kaz does get back to the Colossus, he's not shown sneaking in either.

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** [[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E3FuelForTheFire "Fuel for the Fire"]], Fire"]]: Yeager's racing ship is talked up as being really impressive, enough so that Rucklin persuades Kaz to sneak him into Yeager's private hanger to see it. However, the door is locked, so Kaz says they'll have to try again another time, and Rucklin's not interested as he just stole Yeager's hyperfuel. The racer isn't revealed until [[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E9ThePlatformClassic "The Platform Classic"]].
** [[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E16TheCoreProblem "The Core Problem"]] begins with Poe Dameron sneaking onto the occupied Colossus via unexplained means. At the end, when Kaz has to return to the Colossus, Poe tells him that CB-23 knows the method he used to sneak onto the platform, but when Kaz does get back to the Colossus, he's it's still not shown sneaking in either.how he snuck back in.


** Surprisingly PlayedForDrama in "Crossing Over" when Nikolai Jakov attempts to get a DNA test to determine whether he is in fact Archer's father. [[spoiler:This is ruined by [[BigBad Barry]] blowing up the ISIS safe house with Jakov inside, [[NoBodyLeftBehind not even leaving behind anything to get a DNA sample from.]]]]

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** Surprisingly PlayedForDrama in "Crossing Over" when Nikolai Jakov attempts to get a DNA test to determine whether he is in fact Archer's father. [[spoiler:This is ruined by [[BigBad Barry]] blowing up the ISIS safe house with Jakov inside, [[NoBodyLeftBehind not even leaving behind anything to get a DNA sample from.]]]]from]].]]



* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsResistance'': In [[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E3FuelForTheFire "Fuel for the Fire"]], Yeager's racing ship is talked up as being really impressive, enough so that Rucklin persuades Kaz to sneak him into Yeager's private hanger to see it. However, the door is locked, so Kaz says they'll have to try again another time, and Rucklin's not interested as he just stole Yeager's hyperfuel, so we don't see the ship in the episode.

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[[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E3FuelForTheFire "Fuel for the Fire"]], Yeager's racing ship is talked up as being really impressive, enough so that Rucklin persuades Kaz to sneak him into Yeager's private hanger to see it. However, the door is locked, so Kaz says they'll have to try again another time, and Rucklin's not interested as he just stole Yeager's hyperfuel, so we don't see hyperfuel. The racer isn't revealed until [[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E9ThePlatformClassic "The Platform Classic"]].
** [[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E16TheCoreProblem "The Core Problem"]] begins with Poe Dameron sneaking onto
the ship in occupied Colossus via unexplained means. At the episode.end, when Kaz has to return to the Colossus, Poe tells him that CB-23 knows the method he used to sneak onto the platform, but when Kaz does get back to the Colossus, he's not shown sneaking in either.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'': We never got to learn what Jack's real name was.


*** A similar thing happens in ''ComicBook/TeenTitansGo''. In issue 47, he takes off his mask to cry [[spoiler:about his family]]. He's either being comforted by Starfire or the panel is too low, so we don't see his eyes. We see his eyes when he was little, and before he was a superhero, though.
*** Finally averted in WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo. [[http://25.media.tumblr.com/29347c90082e465b0f6475bb293f192a/tumblr_mm3dziCj721rr3vglo1_1280.jpg Though not quite in the way you might think.]]

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*** A similar thing happens in the comic ''ComicBook/TeenTitansGo''. In issue 47, he takes off his mask to cry [[spoiler:about his family]]. He's either being comforted by Starfire or the panel is too low, so we don't see his eyes. We see his eyes when he was little, and before he was a superhero, though.
*** Finally averted in WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo.the series ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo''. [[http://25.media.tumblr.com/29347c90082e465b0f6475bb293f192a/tumblr_mm3dziCj721rr3vglo1_1280.jpg Though not quite in the way you might think.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsResistance'': In [[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E3FuelForTheFire "Fuel for the Fire"]], Yeager's racing ship is talked up as being really impressive, enough so that Rucklin persuades Kaz to sneak him into Yeager's private hanger to see it. However, the door is locked, so Kaz says they'll have to try again another time, and Rucklin's not interested as he just stole Yeager's hyperfuel, so we don't see the ship in the episode.

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