Edgar Allen Pig was rescued from a factory farm and lived a long life on a farm sanctuary in Australia, where he served as a surrogate father to other farm animals. One of his favorites was this baby lamb, who came to the sanctuary at only 1 week old.
Valentine Michael Smith, born and educated on Mars, arrives on our planet with "psi" powers—telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition, telekinesis, teleportation, pyrolysis, and the ability to take control of the minds of others—and complete innocence regarding the mores of man. After his tutelage under a surrogate father figure, his exceptional abilities lead him to become many things to many people: freak, scam artist, media commodity, searcher, free love pioneer, neon evangelist, and martyr.
21 Surrogate Fathers Who Are Better Than The Real Thing
"As the Watcher, librarian, and general authority figure, Giles often delivers exposition." -- Click through for the biography for Rupert Giles (Character) from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"--may contain spoilers.