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29th Nov '16 5:50:06 PM timotaka
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* Parodied on ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' in the episode "Dennis Moore" where a safe is hidden behind... a painting of a safe.
10th Oct '16 1:09:24 PM eroock
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10th Oct '16 12:47:38 PM eroock
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* In ''VideoGame/KathyRain'', there is a safe behind the painting in Isaac's room at the church.
2nd Oct '16 4:47:18 PM foxley
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* ''Series/{{Leverage}}'': In "The Fairy Godparents Job", TheMark has a safe hidden behind a painting in his swanky apartment.
7th Jul '16 6:36:56 AM JackG
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* An improvised version in ''Series/AgentCarter''. When Peggy Carter has to hide a MacGuffin in her rented apartment, she knocks a hole in the wall, takes out a couple of bricks so she can place it in there, then hangs a picture over the damage.

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* An improvised version in ''Series/AgentCarter''. When Peggy Carter has to hide a MacGuffin in her rented apartment, she knocks a hole in the wall, takes out a couple of bricks so she can place it the device in there, the wall-space, then hangs a picture over the damage.
7th Jul '16 6:33:07 AM JackG
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* In typical Creator/FrederickForsyth [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal fashion]], ''The Fourth Protocol'' meticulously details the locating and destruction of a safe hidden behind a painting.

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* In typical Creator/FrederickForsyth [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal fashion]], ''The Fourth Protocol'' ''Literature/TheFourthProtocol'' meticulously details the locating and destruction of a safe hidden behind a painting.
7th Jul '16 6:32:12 AM JackG
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* An improvised version in ''Series/AgentCarter''. When Peggy Carter has to hide a MacGuffin in her rented apartment, she knocks a hole in the wall, takes out a couple of bricks so she can place it in there, then hangs a picture over the damage.
3rd Jun '16 7:00:16 PM eroock
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* In ''VideoGame/AmnesiaAMachineForPigs'', there is a lever behind a painting in one of the bathrooms that opens a secret door.
15th Apr '16 6:32:17 PM Sark0TAG
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* The Crabb & Sons company in ''Safecracker'' lampshade and joke about this trope in a pamphlet in-game. Given that what they produce ''is'' safes, barely any of the safes at their corporate headquarters are hidden.

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* The Crabb & Sons company in ''Safecracker'' ''VideoGame/{{Safecracker}}'' lampshade and joke about this trope in a pamphlet in-game. Given that what they produce ''is'' safes, barely any of the safes at their corporate headquarters are hidden.



* ''Safecracker (2006)'' plays with this, with a painting that ''does'' hide a safe, except there are other paintings connected by wires that have to be rearranged in the right order before the one with the safe will open.

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* ''Safecracker (2006)'' ** The 2006 successor plays with this, with a painting that ''does'' hide a safe, except there are other paintings connected by wires that have to be rearranged in the right order before the one with the safe will open.
11th Apr '16 9:26:54 AM ObsidianFire
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To be fair, a painting is probably the most obvious object to hide a safe behind; on the other hand, a painting is consequently [[GenreSavvy the most obvious place to look for a safe]]. People rarely seem to consider installing safes behind other common objects hanging on walls, such as mirrors and tapestries.

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To be fair, a painting is probably the most obvious object to hide a safe behind; on the other hand, a painting is consequently [[GenreSavvy the most obvious place to look for a safe]].safe. People rarely seem to consider installing safes behind other common objects hanging on walls, such as mirrors and tapestries.



* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' had this in Burns' mansion. Bart, being genre savvy, searches for it, only to find a Beefeater guard as well.

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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' had this in Burns' mansion. Bart, being genre savvy, searches for it, only to find a Beefeater guard as well.
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