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26th Nov '16 12:27:52 PM rafi
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* Alice May from ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated''.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' episode "[[Recap/AvatarTheLastAirbenderTheSwamp The Swamp]]." Mired helplessly in a massive swamp of illusions and secrets, separated from his friends, Aang sees a vision of Toph. She doesn't look like Alice May (having black hair and a pale green dress), but the dialogue swings into an allusion with this:
-->'''Aang:''' I heard laughing and I saw some girl in a fancy dress.
-->'''Sokka:''' Well, there must be a tea party here and we just didn't get our invitations!
* Prisoner 775
from ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated''.''WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien'' is clearly a reference to the Cheshire Cat. It has the exact same pattern as seen in the Disney version, and is a chameleon that can blend perfectly with it's surroundings, except for its teeth. At one point, the teeth are all that you see of it.
* Quite subtle in ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'', but do you think Odd Della Robbia's Lyoko form is a "giant purple [[note]]Cheshire[[/note]] cat" just because? Adding fuel to the fire, he's got a cheeky personality and an [[CheshireCatGrin impish grin]].



* Quite subtle, but do you think Odd Della Robbia's [[WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko Lyoko]] form is a "giant purple [[note]]Cheshire[[/note]] cat" just because?
** Adding fuel to the fire, he's got a cheeky personality and an [[CheshireCatGrin impish grin]].

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* Quite subtle, but do you think Odd Della Robbia's [[WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko Lyoko]] form is a "giant purple [[note]]Cheshire[[/note]] cat" just because?
** Adding fuel
In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'', Perry's secret passage to OWCA HQ involves going through a mirror, then falling down a rabbit hole where he passes the fire, he's got a cheeky personality Mock Turtle and an [[CheshireCatGrin impish grin]].the Jabberwock. Major Monogram says it really freaks out intruders.



* Prisoner 775 from ''WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien'' is clearly a reference to the Cheshire Cat. It has the exact same pattern as seen in the Disney version, and is a chameleon that can blend perfectly with it's surroundings, except for its teeth. At one point, the teeth are all that you see of it.

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* Prisoner 775 from ''WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien'' is clearly ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
** In "Lisa's Wedding" Lisa follows
a reference to the Cheshire Cat. It has the exact same pattern as seen white rabbit, gets lost in the Disney version, woods and meets a fortune teller.
** In "Summer of 4 Ft. 2" Lisa feels tempted to go inside the library and imagines Literature/PippiLongstocking, the emblem of "The New Yorker" and Alice and the Mad Hatter trying to secude her to visit it.
* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'': In the episode "Imaginationland" the Mad Hatter
is seen among the good characters.
* Alice the male-to-female transsexual guard from ''WesternAnimation/SuperJail'' may not seem
a chameleon reference, but consider that can blend perfectly with it's surroundings, except for its teeth. At one point, in the teeth are all pilot episode the recurring thug Jacknife steals a white rabbit, ingests something like the "drink me" potions that you see of it.alters his perceptions, plus there are two naughty twins and Superjail looks like a deranged, twisted Wonderland.



* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' episode "[[Recap/AvatarTheLastAirbenderTheSwamp The Swamp]]." Mired helplessly in a massive swamp of illusions and secrets, separated from his friends, Aang sees a vision of Toph. She doesn't look like Alice (having black hair and a pale green dress), but the dialogue swings into an allusion with this:
-->'''Aang:''' I heard laughing and I saw some girl in a fancy dress.
-->'''Sokka:''' Well, there must be a tea party here and we just didn't get our invitations!
* Alice the male-to-female transsexual guard from ''WesternAnimation/SuperJail'' may not seem a reference, but consider that in the pilot episode the recurring thug Jacknife steals a white rabbit, ingests something like the "drink me" potions that alters his perceptions, plus there are two naughty twins and Superjail looks like a deranged, twisted Wonderland.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': In "Lisa's Wedding" Lisa follows a white rabbit, gets lost in the woods and meets a fortune teller.
** In "Summer of 4 Ft. 2" Lisa feels tempted to go inside the library and imagines Literature/PippiLongstocking, the emblem of "The New Yorker" and Alice and the Mad Hatter trying to secude her to visit it.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{South Park}}'': In the episode "Imaginationland" the Mad Hatter is seen among the good characters.
* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'', Perry's secret passage to OWCA HQ involves going through a mirror, then falling down a rabbit hole where he passes the Mock Turtle and the Jabberwock. Major Monogram says it really freaks out intruders.
26th Nov '16 12:22:49 PM rafi
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* Alice [=McCoy=], the mysterious, possibly dead DeusExMachina of ''Anime/DigimonTamers''. She's also a blonde gothloli, for extra points. Writer Chiaki J. Konaka favours this trope.

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* ''Manga/{{Alice 19th}}'', where the protagonist (who has magical powers) is called Alice [=McCoy=], and her guide/teacher takes the mysterious, possibly dead DeusExMachina form of ''Anime/DigimonTamers''. She's also a blonde gothloli, for extra points. Writer Chiaki J. Konaka favours this trope.white rabbit. The magic system? [[WordsCanBreakMyBones Based on wordplay]]...



* In ''Anime/TheAnimatrix'', the episode "Detective Story" features a detective communicating with Trinity through lines and details from ''Alice's Adventures in Wonderland''.
* ''AudioPlay/AreYouAlice'' the protagonist strays to Wonderland and was given the name Alice, and is about to join the "Game to Kill the White Rabbit". Is there a need to mention that Alice and the Queen of Hearts are both male? Talk about Rules Don't Apply Here.
* Alice Carroll from ''Manga/{{ARIA}}'' -- look at her full name, even.
* In ''Manga/BlackBloodBrothers'' the vampire that turned the main character is a source blood named Alice. She appears in flash backs and occasional references but she died ten years before the start of the series.
* ''Anime/BlackButler'' also ventures into Wonderland with the two part OVA "Ciel in Wonderland".
* An episode of ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'' invokes this by having Sakura wear the dress while having to catch a rabbit-shaped Clow Card.
* ''Anime/CodeGeass'' has an OVA where the cast act out the tale of ''Alice in Wonderland''.
* In the 2001 version of ''Manga/{{Cyborg 009}}'', Joe befriends a tiny girl named Alice who seems to know a looooot about him. [[spoiler: She's a {{Time Travel}}ler, and is also implied to be the past self of Joe's MissingMom.]]
* The ending sequence of the ''Manga/DagashiKashi'' anime is a series of famous Wonderland scenes with the straight-laced Saya playing Alice and the wackier Hotaru playing an assortment of Wonderland denizens. Other characters also turn up, such as To and Kokonotsu's faces on mini-donuts chased by Hotaru's Walrus.
* Alice [=McCoy=], the mysterious, possibly dead DeusExMachina of ''Anime/DigimonTamers''. She's also a blonde gothloli, for extra points. Writer Chiaki J. Konaka favours this trope.
%%* ''VideoGame/HeartNoKuniNoAlice''
* ''Manga/KagihimeMonogatari'' has Arisu/Alice Arisugawa as its main character, and the series in general is drowning in Wonderland motifs.



* The Alice Game from ''Manga/RozenMaiden'', the [[ThereCanBeOnlyOne deadly tournament]] and reason for being of seven beautifully made [[LivingToys Victorian dolls]]. They are guided by a white rabbit demon in a tuxedo. There's also lots of [[SuckMyRose roses]] and [[SpotOfTea tea parties]].

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* The Alice Game from ''Manga/RozenMaiden'', ''Manga/KingOfThorn'' has a MysteriousWaif named Alice. Naturally, when she needs a protector, she creates one in the [[ThereCanBeOnlyOne deadly tournament]] and reason for being form of seven beautifully made [[LivingToys Victorian dolls]]. They are guided by a giant white rabbit demon in rabbit.
* In ''Manga/KurobaraAlice'',
a tuxedo. There's also lots of [[SuckMyRose roses]] woman named Azusa makes a DealWithTheDevil and [[SpotOfTea tea parties]].is reborn as another person named Alice. The similarities with the book stop here, though.
* ''Anime/{{Kyousogiga}}'' is supposed to be based off ''Through the Looking-Glass'', though you'd have a hard time knowing it if not for the whole "finding the rabbit" gig, chess imagery, and quotes from the books.
* No mention of Alice, but ''Manga/MiyukiChanInWonderland'' is a parody wherein a teenage girl has several {{Homoerotic Dream}}s, and includes [[{{Dominatrix}} the Queen of Hearts]], the [[CatGirl Cheshire Cat]], the cards painting the roses red, [[PlayboyBunny the White Rabbit]], and the Mad Tea Party.
* No use of the name Alice, but ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' contains an episode titled "Haruhi in Wonderland". The contents of the episode are exactly what the title implies.



* ''Manga/{{Alice 19th}}'', where the protagonist (who has magical powers) is called Alice and her guide/teacher takes the form of a white rabbit. The magic system? [[WordsCanBreakMyBones Based on wordplay]]...
* Alice Mizuki from ''Anime/SerialExperimentsLain'', as [[http://www.cjas.org/~leng/alice.htm confirmed]] by WordOfGod: Writer Chiaki J. Konaka states "Alice" is Lewis Carol's (sic). I often use the "Alice" as the metaphor in my scenarios. Alice in "lain" is same.
* An episode of ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'' has a creepy doll named Alice. She uses Doll cards that allude to the Alice story.
* "[[SpellMyNameWithAnS Arisu (Aluce?)]]", from ''Anime/TweenyWitches''. Ellis, in at least one translation.
* Alice Carroll from ''{{Manga/ARIA}}'' -- look at her full name, even.



* The Alice Game from ''Manga/RozenMaiden'', the [[ThereCanBeOnlyOne deadly tournament]] and reason for being of seven beautifully made [[LivingToys Victorian dolls]]. They are guided by a white rabbit demon in a tuxedo. There's also lots of [[SuckMyRose roses]] and [[SpotOfTea tea parties]].
* Alice Mizuki from ''Anime/SerialExperimentsLain'', as [[http://www.cjas.org/~leng/alice.htm confirmed]] by WordOfGod: Writer Chiaki J. Konaka states "Alice" is Lewis Carol's (sic). I often use the "Alice" as the metaphor in my scenarios. Alice in "lain" is same.
* "[[SpellMyNameWithAnS Arisu (Aluce?)]]", from ''Anime/TweenyWitches''. Ellis, in at least one translation.



* ''Manga/KingOfThorn'' has a MysteriousWaif named Alice. Naturally, when she needs a protector, she creates one in the form of a giant white rabbit.
* ''AudioPlay/AreYouAlice'' the protagonist strays to Wonderland and was given the name Alice, and is about to join the "Game to Kill the White Rabbit". Is there a need to mention that Alice and the Queen of Hearts are both male? Talk about Rules Don't Apply Here.
* ''Manga/KagihimeMonogatari'' has Arisu/Alice Arisugawa as its main character, and the series in general is drowning in Wonderland motifs.
* ''VideoGame/HeartNoKuniNoAlice''
* In ''Manga/BlackBloodBrothers'' the vampire that turned the main character is a source blood named Alice. She appears in flash backs and occasional references but she died ten years before the start of the series.
* No use of the name Alice, but ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' contains an episode titled "Haruhi in Wonderland". The contents of the episode are exactly what the title implies.
* ''{{Anime/Kyousogiga}}'' is supposed to be based off ''Through the Looking-Glass'', though you'd have a hard time knowing it if not for the whole "finding the rabbit" gig, chess imagery, and quotes from the books.
* An episode of ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'' invokes this by having Sakura wear the dress while having to catch a rabbit-shaped Clow Card.
* No mention of Alice, but ''Manga/MiyukiChanInWonderland'' is a parody wherein a teenage girl has several {{Homoerotic Dream}}s, and includes [[{{Dominatrix}} the Queen of Hearts]], the [[CatGirl Cheshire Cat]], the cards painting the roses red, [[PlayboyBunny the White Rabbit]], and the Mad Tea Party.
* ''Anime/CodeGeass'' has an OVA where the cast act out the tale of ''Alice in Wonderland.''
* In the 2001 version of ''Manga/{{Cyborg 009}}'', Joe befriends a tiny girl named Alice who seems to know a looooot about him. [[spoiler: She's a {{Time Travel}}ler, and is also implied to be the past self of Joe's MissingMom.]]
* ''Anime/BlackButler'' also ventures into Wonderland with the two part OVA "Ciel in Wonderland"
* In ''Manga/KurobaraAlice'', a woman named Azusa makes a DealWithTheDevil and is reborn as another person named Alice. The similarities with the book stop here, though.
* In ''Anime/TheAnimatrix'', the episode "Detective Story" features a detective communicating with Trinity through lines and details from ''Alice's Adventures in Wonderland''.
* The ending sequence of the ''Manga/DagashiKashi'' anime is a series of famous Wonderland scenes with the straight-laced Saya playing Alice and the wackier Hotaru playing an assortment of Wonderland denizens. Other characters also turn up, such as To and Kokonotsu's faces on mini-donuts chased by Hotaru's Walrus.




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* An episode of ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'' has a creepy doll named Alice. She uses Doll cards that allude to the Alice story.



* The ''Film/ResidentEvil'' movies' main character is named Alice, and in the first film there's a supercomputer called the Red Queen with a little girl as its avatar. Additionally in the first movie, they go underground to the Hive through an elevator with mirrored doors (through the looking glass), and Alice sees the T-virus being tested on a white rabbit.

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* The ''Film/ResidentEvil'' movies' main character is ''Film/TheAvengers1998'' has a Ministry agent named Alice, and Alice. This is just one of the five {{Shout Out}}s to ''Alice in Wonderland'' in the first film there's a supercomputer called the Red Queen with a little girl as its avatar. Additionally in the first movie, they go underground to the Hive through an elevator with mirrored doors (through the looking glass), and Alice sees the T-virus being tested on a white rabbit.movie.



* In ''Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen'', Alice is a [[DeceptivelyHumanRobots Deceptively Human Robot]]. With some degree of naughty tentacles [[note]](but she's got nothing on Soundwave)[[/note]]. In the adaptations, it's stated that she scanned her disguise from an ''Alice in Wonderland'' animatronic.

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* In ''Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen'', After the identity swap in ''Film/LostHighway'', Eddie encounters a doppelganger of Renee. Her name, "Alice Wakefield", seems to refer to "Alice in Wonderland", and to imply that Alice is a [[DeceptivelyHumanRobots Deceptively Human Robot]]. With some degree of naughty tentacles [[note]](but she's got nothing on Soundwave)[[/note]]. In and Eddie are alternate universe, "down the adaptations, it's stated that she scanned her disguise from an ''Alice rabbit-hole" versions of Fred and Renee.
* ''Film/TheMatrix'' has two major references: Trinity's "FollowTheWhiteRabbit" clue to Neo which leads him to the club where they meet, and the ever-so-famous speech about the [[RedPillBluePill red pill or the blue]].
-->You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up
in Wonderland'' animatronic.your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.



* ''Film/TheAvengers1998'' has a Ministry agent named Alice. This is just one of the five {{Shout Out}}s to ''Alice in Wonderland'' in the movie.
* There's also the Creator/WoodyAllen film entitled ''Alice''. It's the main character's name, and definitely playing with the ''Alice in Wonderland'' thing.
* John Carpenter's ''Film/TheWard'', a story set in an insane asylum with a toy rabbit as a plot point, has Alice as the name of a ghost that apparently haunts the asylum [[spoiler: but then it is revealed Alice is the protagonist's real name...]]
* After the identity swap in ''Film/LostHighway'', Eddie encounters a doppelganger of Renee. Her name, "Alice Wakefield", seems to refer to "Alice in Wonderland", and to imply that Alice and Eddie are alternate universe, "down the rabbit-hole" versions of Fred and Renee.

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* ''Film/TheAvengers1998'' has a Ministry agent The ''Film/ResidentEvil'' movies' main character is named Alice. This is just one of the five {{Shout Out}}s to ''Alice in Wonderland'' Alice, and in the movie.
* There's also the Creator/WoodyAllen
first film entitled ''Alice''. It's there's a supercomputer called the main character's name, and definitely playing with the ''Alice in Wonderland'' thing.
* John Carpenter's ''Film/TheWard'', a story set in an insane asylum
Red Queen with a toy rabbit little girl as a plot point, has its avatar. Additionally in the first movie, they go underground to the Hive through an elevator with mirrored doors (through the looking glass), and Alice as sees the name of T-virus being tested on a ghost that apparently haunts the asylum [[spoiler: but then it is revealed Alice is the protagonist's real name...]]
* After the identity swap in ''Film/LostHighway'', Eddie encounters a doppelganger of Renee. Her name, "Alice Wakefield", seems to refer to "Alice in Wonderland", and to imply that Alice and Eddie are alternate universe, "down the rabbit-hole" versions of Fred and Renee.
white rabbit.



* ''Film/TheMatrix'' has two major references: Trinity's "FollowTheWhiteRabbit" clue to Neo which leads him to the club where they meet, and the ever-so-famous speech about the [[RedPillBluePill red pill or the blue]].
-->You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.


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* In ''Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen'', Alice is a [[DeceptivelyHumanRobots Deceptively Human Robot]]. With some degree of naughty tentacles [[note]](but she's got nothing on Soundwave)[[/note]]. In the adaptations, it's stated that she scanned her disguise from an ''Alice in Wonderland'' animatronic.
* John Carpenter's ''Film/TheWard'', a story set in an insane asylum with a toy rabbit as a plot point, has Alice as the name of a ghost that apparently haunts the asylum [[spoiler: but then it is revealed Alice is the protagonist's real name...]]
* There's also the Creator/WoodyAllen film entitled ''Alice''. It's the main character's name, and definitely playing with the ''Alice in Wonderland'' thing.


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* Luna Lovegood from ''Literature/HarryPotter'' series. How intentional they are is difficult to gauge, but Luna has many ''Alice in Wonderland'' parallels to her; she's a young blonde girl with an (over)active imagination, is associated with hares and rabbits and often seen as "mad".
9th Nov '16 11:38:16 AM ashlay
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*** Alice also appears ''VideoGame/{{Persona 5}}'', as the ultimate Persona of the Death Arcana.
2nd Nov '16 6:16:03 PM Morgenthaler
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* Taken further in the comicbook ''Comicbook/NightmaresOnElmStreet'', as Freddy traps Alice into a dreamscape resembling ''Aice in Wonderland'' and for the climax takes the form of Literature/{{Jabberwocky}}.



** Taken further in the comicbook ''Comicbook/NightmaresOnElmStreet'', as Freddy traps Alice into a dreamscape resembling ''Aice in Wonderland'' and for the climax takes the form of Literature/{{Jabberwocky}}.
2nd Nov '16 5:58:27 PM Morgenthaler
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* John Carpenter's ''The Ward'', a story set in an insane asylum with a toy rabbit as a plot point, has Alice as the name of a ghost that apparently haunts the asylum [[spoiler: but then it is revealed Alice is the protagonist's real name...]]

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* John Carpenter's ''The Ward'', ''Film/TheWard'', a story set in an insane asylum with a toy rabbit as a plot point, has Alice as the name of a ghost that apparently haunts the asylum [[spoiler: but then it is revealed Alice is the protagonist's real name...]]
16th Sep '16 4:38:50 PM Galacton
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** ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros2'' begins with the player falling into a strange land and Princess Peach [[ParachutePetticoat can use her skirt to float through the air temporarily]].

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** ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros2'' begins with the player falling into a strange land and Princess Peach [[ParachutePetticoat can use her skirt to float through the air temporarily]].temporarily]], just like Alice descending down the rabbit hole.
9th Sep '16 11:39:41 AM Luella
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* ''Comicbook/JaxEpochAndTheQuickenForbidden'' loves this trope. At the beginning of volume 1, Jax chased after a white rabbit that escaped its cage, but then ended up stepping into an interdimensional portal into Realmsend, mirrioring the scene of Alice going down the rabbit hole
17th Jul '16 12:31:10 PM DaibhidC
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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'', Perry's secret passage to OWACA HQ involves going through a mirror, then falling down a rabbit hole where he passes the Mock Turtle and the Jabberwock. Major Monogram says it really freaks out intruders.

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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'', Perry's secret passage to OWACA OWCA HQ involves going through a mirror, then falling down a rabbit hole where he passes the Mock Turtle and the Jabberwock. Major Monogram says it really freaks out intruders.
17th Jul '16 11:03:33 AM DaibhidC
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* In ''Film/StarTrekIVTheVoyageHome'' Kirk says "Hello Alice, welcome to Wonderland" after beaming Gillian on board the Klingon ship.

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* ''Franchise/StarTrek'':
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In ''Film/StarTrekIVTheVoyageHome'' Kirk says "Hello Alice, welcome to Wonderland" after beaming Gillian on board the Klingon ship.ship.
** Two scientists at the Genesis Project in ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan'' are called Madison and March. The {{Novelization}} goes into further details about their fondness for Lewis Carroll.


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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'', Perry's secret passage to OWACA HQ involves going through a mirror, then falling down a rabbit hole where he passes the Mock Turtle and the Jabberwock. Major Monogram says it really freaks out intruders.
7th Jul '16 5:46:40 PM Doug86
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* Alice May from ''ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated''.

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* Alice May from ''ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated''.''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated''.



* Prisoner 775 from ''Ben10UltimateAlien'' is clearly a reference to the Cheshire Cat. It has the exact same pattern as seen in the Disney version, and is a chameleon that can blend perfectly with it's surroundings, except for its teeth. At one point, the teeth are all that you see of it.

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* Prisoner 775 from ''Ben10UltimateAlien'' ''WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien'' is clearly a reference to the Cheshire Cat. It has the exact same pattern as seen in the Disney version, and is a chameleon that can blend perfectly with it's surroundings, except for its teeth. At one point, the teeth are all that you see of it.
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