When he and Adrian return home at the beginning of Rocky V , his son is now in early adolescence. How long were they in Russia?! Allie in Grumpy Old Men is toddler-aged, but in the sequel, which is set only six months later, she is recast with a young actress that appears to be about five or six. In the Book of Genesis , when Joseph reunites with his younger brother Benjamin in Egypt, the latter is a "young boy" Gn A while later when Israel's whole family comes to Egypt too, the "child" is father of ten sons Gn Realistically, though, he should be an adult, having been born before Joseph was sold into slavery twenty-two years earlier; the fact that the story temporarily treats him like a child is an odd fluke.
By the next book, which takes place no more than a year later, he's old enough to ride a horse and command the respect of the other Trojans.
Virgil originally wrote Ascanius as being old enough to command men, then began a rewrite where Ascanius was younger and managed to get the first three books done, before suffering a case of Author Existence Failure. Deliberately invoked by the witches in Wyrd Sisters when the witches realize their Hero is only 3 years old.
Instead of waiting for him to grow older, they move the entire kingdom of Lancre 15 years into the future In the novel The Amorous Umbrella sequel to The Incredible Umbrella , our hero ends up in a universe based in 's soap opera tropes, where he is trapped for several years. Being a dimensional outsider, he notices the SORAS cases, but nobody else does, even when it's pointed out to them.
It worries him that a stepson he acquired, now an infant, will be an adult in five or six years and may - in an Oedipus Rex -inspired plotline common with 's soap operas - attempt to kill him. In Time Enough for Love , when Lazarus Long saves Dora from her parents' burning house, she seems to age several years over at most a few weeks. When her father tosses her out the window and Lazarus catches her, she seems to be a toddler he identifies her at first sight as a "baby". On the ride into town, she talks well enough to be three years old or so. When he takes her to visit her parents' grave not long afterward, she acts kindergarten age at least.
Of course, Heinlein's later fiction has a sentimental preoccupation with what he calls "baby girls," by which he can mean any human female who hasn't reached puberty, so maybe he wasn't sure himself how old Dora was when Lazarus adopted her. Since Lazarus is several thousand years old when telling the story, this could be a case of Unreliable Narrator.
In the Adrian Mole series, Glenn is born in , but is already twelve years old in when Adrian discovers he is Glenn's father and then becomes a soldier in at age seventeen. In The Berenstain Bears. It starts out with Small later, Brother Bear.
According to The Berenstain Bears and the New Baby he went exploring, snorkeling, and kayaking by himself. Then, Sister Bear was born. The next book, she was about two years younger than Brother.
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That means Brother was 2 when Sister was born, and Sister was 5 when Honey was born and Mama was pregnant essentially the entire Bear canon. This includes the Bear Scout series Cub Scouts are required to be in first grade before entering , and the chapter books where Sister is implicated to be in at least 5th or 6th grade. Soap Opera.
The Young and the Restless Victoria Newman aged from 8 or so to 15 in a single winter in , after aging more or less in real time up to that point. Then three years later, the same thing happened to her younger brother Nicholas. And it has since happened to Nick's children and various other assorted younger characters. Colleen Carlton was one of them. Born onscreen in , she was written out in She returned six years later, played by year-old Lyndsy Fonseca. From Days of Our Lives : The cumulative effect of this led to Tom Horton and his great-great-grandson Scotty Banning both working as doctors in the same hospital at the same time.
Daniel Jonas, who had also slept with her grandmother, Kate Roberts, with both age differences being only mildly creepy. Shawn-Douglas Brady born onscreen in , Belle Black born in , and Philip Kiriakis born in suddenly became high-school classmates in Shawn was aged up relatively slightly, while Belle went upstairs as a little girl one day and came down a teenager the next.
Philip was basically fresh off a storyline where his embryo was stolen from his parents and implanted in another woman.
Belle and Shawn's daughter Claire was born onscreen in and left the show as a baby; she returned as a teenager in , five or six extra years older. Belle's brother Brady Black was born on the show in but was in high school by the end of the decade. He even became older than Shawn, who had been present as a toddler at his birth! Nicholas Alamain was portrayed as a child by Erik von Detten, who was 10 or 11 when he left the show in He came back briefly in , played by year-old Victor Webster, gaining a decade and figuring in a steamy romance.
Our Universe always seeks the most efficient methodology. Physicists measure the variation of the top-quark mass for the first time 32 minutes ago. Unsubstantiated claim since you do not discuss it, you just post a reference without any support. Some stories about a person crumbling under the weight of the world can feel exploitative, but this one feels triumphant. I guess I missed the part of the song where she grew to be beautiful and the handsome prince came along and married her. In some area of space where the electron field's expectation value is very nearly zero, is that a 'thing'?
He was next seen in , subverting the trope by being slightly younger than in his previous appearance, played by year-old Cody Longo. From General Hospital : Though not as pronounced, Maxie Jones went from toddler to 7 years old in a few weeks, as well. Sonny Corinthos' son Michael was put into a coma that lasted for a year.
When he awoke, he was at least years older and played by a new actor. His brother Morgan and then-adopted half-sister Kristina were also aged accordingly, and returned played by new actors. The newly teenaged Michael lampshades this by asking Kristina: "When did you become such a hottie? She then reappeared as a year old in Averted with Elizabeth Webber's son Cameron, born in The actor currently playing the role was actually born in GH also contains one of the more notable aversions in American daytime: Robin Scorpio, who's been played by the same actress Kimberly McCullough since , when both were six years old.
The character was born in , and aged to six when Kristen Alderson started playing the character several months before her seventh birthday in Tthe character and actress aged at the same rate. Since then, his character has been SORAS-ed two times; in , when nine-year-old Christopher Tavani took over the role, and , when fifteen-year-old Jake Weary played the part. He aged more or less normally when Van Hansis finally took over the role. Chris Hughes who was born on-screen in ; by , he was a doctor. Tom Hughes was born onscreen in ; by the late s, he'd been to Vietnam and back and was attending law school.
From The Bold and the Beautiful Bridget Forrester born on-air in turned 13 in , and turned 18 in She has aged naturally since then. Hope Logan was born in and for several years aged naturally, portrayed by child actors of respective age. In , however, a year old actress took over.
Chandler, born , an adult husband and father since Jamie Martin, born , a med student. Colby Chandler, born , somehow celebrated her 16th birthday in When we first met Lily Montgomery in , she was played by 8 year-old Michelle Trachtenberg. In , she's 18 and was portrayed by year old Leven Rambin. Nonetheless, when the character returned in under Alicia Minshew, Kendall's birthdate was reverted back to September 25 , Kendall's original birthdate, making her a year girl again in - undoing the earlier SORAS-ing of Kendall.
Subverted with Miranda Montgomery, born , went from being played by a ten-year-old Mackenzie Aladjem in , to the 19 year-old Denyse Tontz. Due to the five-year Time Skip , it's more of a case of Dawson Casting. However the other wiki didn't mention her age. Louis Fairhead in Casualty. His on-screen birth took place in and he stated he was 10 years old in A year later he was a rebellious teenager who smoked cannabis and accidentally set his high school on fire. He impregnated a woman in when he would have been 14 but by this point his year of birth had been changed to and it was repeatedly announced that he was now British soaps like EastEnders are surprisingly void of this trope.
Characters either have the same actor from childhood, or, as a child, they move away, and years later come back as a different actor but, importantly, as the correct age for the time they have been away. It does happen occasionally, but only by a year or two - Ian Beale of EastEnders turned 21 two years after turning Probably the most famous Coronation Street example was Mark Redman: When he was reintroduced in , he was suddenly in high school and the same age as Nicky Platt, despite being born on screen in , two years after him.
British soaps are prime-time and generally get a bit more critical respect than their US counterparts, making tropes like this rather discredited. It also makes the actors want to stay on longer, and given the lengthy nature, this can lead to some impressive stints. The character of Ken Barlow was part of the original cast of Coronation Street in - he is still there, has aged appropriately, and has always been played by the same actor.
Passions had two: Little Ethan and Endora. Incidentally, one of the kids helped catch the Evil Twin bad guy, yet she was kidnapped by said bad guy when she was a kid just one season ago. While Neighbours doesn't go to the extremes of US soaps, there's still a noticeable trend of introducing or reintroducing characters into established families old enough to have been born before their parents got together or sometimes even met: This syndrome is especially prominent in the Robinson family, beginning with Lucy Robinson being suddenly aged up about two years after changing actors in Likewise, her third actor was a year older than the second.
Lucinda "Elle" Robinson was born off-screen in October , when she returned in , she should have been sixteen. Instead, she was nineteen, and her parents Paul and Gail didn't get together until By extension, this applies to her brothers Cameron and Robert. The triplets' case appears to have gotten worse in , with the introduction of Robert's daughter Harlow, born from a brief fling when he was backpacking in This would require Robert to be about 16 going by their retconned age, so he may have been aged up again to match his actor Adam Hunter born , as was Elle's actress Pippa Black.
But it doesn't help that Harlow's mother's actress is still several years older than him. Paul's first daughter Amy was conceived during his brief career as a flight attendant in but was stated to be three and a half in and a nine-year-old in May have been rectified after her return, though her actress Zoe Cramond was born in Rebecca believed or rather hoped that Paul was the father of her son Oliver, the result of a weekend fling when he was a flight attendant again, for a few months in However, onscreen evidence states that Oliver was born in , and his actor David Hoflin was born in Hannah Martin is introduced as eight years old in , but is later identified as sixteen in despite being portrayed by the same actor.
Worse, her parents Philip and Julie didn't even get together until , and she wouldn't have been born until at least 9 months after that. Louise "Lolly" Carpenter, born onscreen in , left in , reintroduced in early as a year-old played by Adelaide Kane. Not only would this imply she was born before Lou and Cheryl had even met or by extension, Cheryl's affair with John Allen , she would have been born before Lou was even living in Ramsay St.
May have been reversed after her original actor made an appearance in late Serena Bishop, introduced as a year-old in October even though her father David had been last seen in May , still single. May have been slightly rectified since, as he was still in high school in Either way, like the above examples it's still skirting the timeframe of Libby and Drew's relationship.
When Liz Conway's guest stint in ended, she was pregnant with her second daughter. She is quite happy reconciling these two very different parts of her: faith and reason. Padre Antonio! Padre Antonio is wonderfully awful as the patriarchal buzzkill. Sometimes in plays with strong feminist themes, male characters are flattened to one-dimensional monstrous stereotypes.
I also appreciate that the female characters are the focus and that there is a positive and nurturing relationship depicted between Sor Juana and her Patroness Maria Luisa beautifully sung and performed by Angela Born. The entire cast works well together to bring this refreshingly unique story to life with their exceptionally beautiful voices, buoyed by a thoughtful and complex score.
Josh: Sor Juana wants to learn and be a nun mostly because it allows her a life of writing. Sheri: It breaks my heart that this historical story is still so painfully relevant to our modern lives. Though this story is tragic indeed, ultimately it is a story of triumph and transcendence.
The subtleties of stories of internal journeys can be very difficult to pull off theatrically, but this one is effective. Opera is uniquely well-equipped to illustrate and dramatize the gentle arc of the simple private struggles of mind and heart. Meanwhile, Katherine and Murphy become engaged. Katherine and Murphy are married in May In the summer of , it is revealed Cane is not Jill's son, but a man hired by the real Phillip who faked his death because he was gay. Katherine later decides to take Chancellor Industries public only for her to become the victim of a hostile takeover by Tucker McCall Stephen Nichols , who is revealed to be her biological son; the child Jill was supposed to be.
Despite a rocky relationship, Katherine rushes to Tucker's side when he ends up in a coma and is given control of his company, McCall Unlimited. Katherine is shocked to discover Tucker has been searching for his son, and decides to pick up the search. John , is actually Tucker's son. After Tucker fires Devon from his record label, Katherine launches a label under 'Chancellor Industries and puts Devon in charge.