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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.
23rd Feb '16 8:22:44 AM Dimensio
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** The Golden Grin Casino heist features a safe behind a painting in the manager's office also; it must be opened to find one of three parts of a code lock. The painting itself can be taken as loot.
23rd Dec '15 4:10:21 PM Sark0TAG
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* The Crabb & Sons company in ''Safecracker'' lampshade and joke about this trope in a pamphlet in-game.

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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.
9th Oct '15 11:45:43 PM foxley
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* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'': In "In the Altogether", the safe in Abigail's apartment is hidden behind a decorative panel.
26th Sep '15 10:06:49 PM Sark0TAG
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* The Crabb & Sons company in ''Safecracker'' lampshade and joke about this trope in a pamphlet in-game.
--> "No longer is it the case of looking behind the right painting. Now the crack thief will be down on his hands and knees, touching and prodding at everything he sees in hopes of getting lucky."
* ''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.
25th Sep '15 2:42:24 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Hoodwinked}}'': Red Puckett retrieves her Granny's recipe book from a safe concealed behind a portrait of (a person who is implied to be) her grandfather. It's very possible that she knows the bandit might guess the safe's location.
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* ''Film/{{Hoodwinked}}'': Red Puckett retrieves her Granny's recipe book from a safe concealed behind a portrait of (a person who is implied to be) her grandfather. It's very possible that she knows the bandit might guess the safe's location.
4th Sep '15 2:37:48 PM eroock
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* In ''Film/TheCobbler'', one of the baddies has a safe behind his bathroom mirror where he stores precious watches.
23rd Jul '15 7:14:39 AM Sharlee
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* ''VideoGmae/{{Scratches}}'' has a safe hidden behind a painting in the master bedroom.

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* ''VideoGmae/{{Scratches}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Scratches}}'' has a safe hidden behind a painting in the master bedroom.
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