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9th Mar '18 3:11:31 AM Sinister_Sandwich
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* Oddly, the movie adaptation of ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings The Lord Of The Rings: The Return of the King]]'' turns Sam Gamgee sending Orcs running before him because they sense the power of the One Ring which holds into this, played entirely straight in the middle of a climactic scene despite still looking very funny.
** Probably a necessary adaptation, as conveying their awareness of the Ring's invisible aura of menace would be hard to do on camera, rather than in prose form.

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* Oddly, the The movie adaptation of ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings The Lord Of The Rings: The Return of the King]]'' turns portrays the scene where Sam Gamgee sending Orcs running before him because they sense scares away the power orcs of the One Ring which holds into Cirith Ungol as this, played entirely straight in unlike the middle of a climactic scene despite still looking very funny.
** Probably a necessary adaptation, as conveying their awareness of
book where it was the Ring's invisible evil aura of menace would be hard that frightened them. This was likely done because the latter is an abstract concept that's a lot harder to do on camera, rather than convey in prose form.a visual medium.
2nd Dec '17 3:24:22 PM Kartoonkid95
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* Near the end of ''WesternAnimation/{{Coco}}'', [[spoiler: Pepita casts a shadow resembling his Alebrije form in the living world, but then enters in the form a normal-sized cat.]]
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.]]
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