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2nd Jul '17 8:23:46 PM jccw227
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* In ''Series/{{Lassie}}'', Jeff and Lassie notice the shadow of someone walking through the barn. He alerts his parents, noting that it looks like there's a big guy in there. They go in to investigate, only to find a young orphan named Timmy.
9th Apr '17 8:47:43 AM nombretomado
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* Mr. Big, a villain on ''RockyAndBullwinkle'', appeared as an enormous shadow on the wall for several episodes before finally being revealed to be smaller than Rocky.

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* Mr. Big, a villain on ''RockyAndBullwinkle'', ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'', appeared as an enormous shadow on the wall for several episodes before finally being revealed to be smaller than Rocky.
16th Mar '17 5:57:14 PM morenohijazo
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* The opening of the AnimatedAdaptation of ''ComicBook/{{Iznogoud}}'' shows a large, menacing shadowy figure climbing the steps of the sultan's palace while a voice says 'Good... Good... Good'. Then when it reaches the top, it is finally shown that the figure is actually the short but menacing titular Grand Vizier, and the voice finishes by saying 'Iz No Goud'.

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* The opening of the AnimatedAdaptation of ''ComicBook/{{Iznogoud}}'' shows a large, menacing shadowy figure climbing the steps of the sultan's (yes, he's a caliph in the comics, but a sultan in the cartoon) palace while a voice says 'Good... Good... Good'. Then when it reaches the top, it is finally shown that the figure is actually the short but menacing titular Grand Vizier, and the voice finishes by saying 'Iz No Goud'.
15th Mar '17 6:25:14 PM nombretomado
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* Occurs in the opening scenes of ''VisualNovel/{{Snatcher}}'', when the main character's RobotBuddy (also named Metal Gear) enters the room. Both its silhouette on the wall and the background music echo the FinalBoss fight of the original ''VideoGame/MetalGear'' ({{MSX}}).

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* Occurs in the opening scenes of ''VisualNovel/{{Snatcher}}'', when the main character's RobotBuddy (also named Metal Gear) enters the room. Both its silhouette on the wall and the background music echo the FinalBoss fight of the original ''VideoGame/MetalGear'' ({{MSX}}).({{UsefulNotes/MSX}}).
28th Feb '17 11:49:14 AM LegitimateIdiot
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* The first appearance of [[OverlordJr Lloyd Garmadon]] in ''{{Ninjago}}''.

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* The first appearance of [[OverlordJr Lloyd Garmadon]] in ''{{Ninjago}}''.''WesternAnimation/{{Ninjago}}'' uses this trope, causing the Ninja to initially believe that his evil father, Lord Garmadon, had come to terrorise Jamanakai Village.
10th Jan '17 7:52:50 AM Morgenthaler
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9th Jan '17 6:45:29 PM Sammettik
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* TheMovie of ''WesternAnimation/TheJetsons''.
29th Dec '16 9:34:42 AM Doug86
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* Both played straight and terrifyingly subverted in the 1990s version of ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}'' when the [[KillerRobot Ultimate Sentinel]] Nimrod - ''[[{{Determinator}} a robot that would give a Terminator nightmares]]'' - shows up. We see the massive shadow on the wall as [[FutureBadAss Bishop]] yells '' [[OhCrap "Oh, no! It's Nimrod!"]] '' -- when a [[RealMenWearPink man-sized, pink robot]] appears, and [[HopeSpot everyone breathes a slight sigh of relief...]] which disappears completely as Nimrod [[CurbStompBattle then promptly proceeds to beat everyone present like a red-haired stepchild.]]

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* Both played straight and terrifyingly subverted in the 1990s version of ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}'' ''WesternAnimation/XMen'' when the [[KillerRobot Ultimate Sentinel]] Nimrod - ''[[{{Determinator}} a robot that would give a Terminator nightmares]]'' - shows up. We see the massive shadow on the wall as [[FutureBadAss Bishop]] yells '' [[OhCrap "Oh, no! It's Nimrod!"]] '' -- when a [[RealMenWearPink man-sized, pink robot]] appears, and [[HopeSpot everyone breathes a slight sigh of relief...]] which disappears completely as Nimrod [[CurbStompBattle then promptly proceeds to beat everyone present like a red-haired stepchild.]]
13th Dec '16 6:27:57 PM eroock
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Subtrope of BigLittleMan, shadowy brother trope of DepthDeception, and the inverted relative to ShadowDiscretionShot. This trope is predominantly PlayedForLaughs.

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Subtrope of BigLittleMan, shadowy brother trope of DepthDeception, and the inverted relative to ShadowDiscretionShot. See also ScaryShadowFakeout. This trope is predominantly PlayedForLaughs.
6th Dec '16 4:12:11 PM eroock
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* When Mini-Me first appears in ''Film/AustinPowersTheSpyWhoShaggedMe'', we see his full size shadow first, before we see what size he really is.

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* When Mini-Me first appears in ''Film/AustinPowersTheSpyWhoShaggedMe'', we first see his full size shadow first, behind a screen door, before the door opens and we get to see what his real size he really is.
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