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12th Mar '17 12:20:35 PM AthenaBlue
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* ''Series/AceLightning'': In one episode [[SupportingProtagonist Mark]] dreams, in exacting detail, exactly what is going to happen to him by the end of the episode. It occured only once, but ''boy'' did it get the fangirls talking...



* Ben from ''Series/{{Carnivale}}'' has these pretty much every time he closes his eyes.

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* Ben from ''Series/{{Carnivale}}'' has In ''Series/BabylonFive'', the Centauri race all have a vague ability to see the future, some through dreams. The males often have a completely accurate dream of the circumstances of their own death - although in some cases such as the Centauri main character Londo Mollari [[spoiler: who appeared to die a violent death at the hands of a rival]], the reason for their deaths could be misinterpreted: [[spoiler: Londo's old rival had become a close friend by that time and had killed Londo at his own request as Londo was being controlled by a parasite]].
** Sheridan was also prone to dreaming of future events, in varying degrees of vagueness, though
these were almost always due to an outside influence trying to send him a message. By the time of ''The Lost Tales'', this has evidently happened enough to him that he can immediately tell when it is happening, and it annoys the hell out of him.
* On ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}'': characters frequently dream about the shape of things to come... [[TheChrisCarterEffect whatever that means]].
** Not really fair, as the finale
pretty much every time he closes his eyes.well wrapped up what most, if not all, the dreams were going on about.



* On ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}'': characters frequently dream about the shape of things to come... [[TheChrisCarterEffect whatever that means]].
** Not really fair, as the finale pretty well wrapped up what most, if not all, the dreams were going on about.

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* On ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}'': characters frequently dream about the shape of things to come... [[TheChrisCarterEffect whatever that means]].
** Not really fair, as the finale
Ben from ''Series/{{Carnivale}}'' has these pretty well wrapped up what most, if not all, much every time he closes his eyes.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E17E18TheEndOfTime "The End of Time"]], TheMaster's return is heralded by psychic nightmares affecting the entire Earth.
* On ''Series/TheFades'', Paul and Sarah both have apparently prophetic dreams of a world of ash, while Paul has another one showing [[spoiler:his loved ones dead]]. Though in a subversion of PropheciesAreAlwaysRight, neither vision happens as predicted because [[SelfDefeatingProphecy the knowledge from
the dreams were going on about.allowed them to be prevented]].



* Several in ''Series/HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys''
** In "Hercules and the Circle of Fire", Hercules dreamed of Deianeira before he met her. He also dreamed of it being very cold, with her turning to ice and shattering. This foreshadowed Hera stealing fire from mankind.
** In "Norse by Norsewest", Hercules and Balder both dream of the latter's possible death, which the former has to prevent.



* Morgana in ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'' is a seer who has prophetic dreams.
* During the first two seasons of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', Sam has dreams (and sometimes visions, but mostly dreams) of people's horrible deaths. It turns out that the people in said dreams are usually in a situation that's connected to the [[BigBad Yellow-Eyed Demon]].

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* Morgana in ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'' is a seer who The very beginning of ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'', Natsumi has prophetic dreams.
* During
a dream of a large rider war, with all the first two seasons of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', Sam has dreams (and sometimes visions, but mostly dreams) of people's horrible deaths. It riders against the titular hero. Considering that her dream ends with all the Riders being killed by Decade, she is somewhat surprised and concerned when her friend [[{{Troll}} Tsukasa]] suddenly finds a TransformationTrinket and turns out that into Decade...
* ''Legend of William Tell'': Will has this occasionally. Possibly sent by Kalem, as it doesn't seem to have happened before
the people in said dreams are usually in a situation that's connected to the [[BigBad Yellow-Eyed Demon]].quest.



* ''Series/{{Rome}}''. In the lead up to his death, Julius Caesar's wife has an onimous dream but her husband brushes it off, saying that he's been having dark dreams for years.

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* ''Series/{{Rome}}''. In the lead up to his death, Julius Caesar's wife has an onimous dream but Alison and her husband brushes it off, saying that he's been having dark daughters of ''Series/{{Medium}}'' usually get these dreams for years.sent by the dead.
* The titular character in the ''Series/{{Merlin 1998}}'' series.
* Morgana in ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'' is a seer who has prophetic dreams.



* The very beginning of ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'', Natsumi has a dream of a large rider war, with all the riders against the titular hero. Considering that her dream ends with all the Riders being killed by Decade, she is somewhat surprised and concerned when her friend [[{{Troll}} Tsukasa]] suddenly finds a TransformationTrinket and turns into Decade...
* Several in ''Series/HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys''
** In ''Hercules and the Circle of Fire'', Hercules dreamed of Deianeira before he met her. He also dreamed of it being very cold, with her turning to ice and shattering. This foreshadowed Hera stealing fire from mankind.
** In "Norse by Norsewest," Hercules and Balder both dream of the latter's possible death, which the former has to prevent.

to:

* The very beginning of ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'', Natsumi In ''Series/PowerRangersWildForce'', Max has a dream of a large rider war, with all the riders against the titular hero. Considering that her dream ends with all the Riders being killed by Decade, she is somewhat surprised and concerned when her friend [[{{Troll}} Tsukasa]] suddenly finds a TransformationTrinket and turns into Decade...
* Several in ''Series/HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys''
** In ''Hercules and the Circle of Fire'', Hercules dreamed of Deianeira before he met her. He also dreamed of it being very cold, with her turning to ice and shattering. This foreshadowed Hera stealing fire from mankind.
** In "Norse by Norsewest," Hercules and Balder both
recurring dream of the latter's possible Megazord being defeated, and a strange voice telling him to "use the Spear of Pardolis", which later comes to pass (The "Spear" in question being a new Zord).
* Played for laughs in ''Series/{{QI}}'', in the episode "Jargon"; Victoria Coren, making her debut on the show, admitted that she had a dream the night before, where she was sitting on the ''QI'' panel and Stephen Fry asked her "Why was [[Literature/AliceInWonderland the March Hare]] so important to the Aztecs?" Before the end of the episode, thanks to some quick research from the ''Qi'' elves, Stephen Fry was able to ask her that question and come up with a convincing answer.
-->'''Stephen'''(pointing at Victoria): BurnTheWitch
* UsefulNotes/{{Nostradamus}} does this in ''Series/Reign''.
* ''Series/{{Rome}}''. In the lead up to his
death, which Julius Caesar's wife has an onimous dream but her husband brushes it off, saying that he's been having dark dreams for years.
* During
the former first two seasons of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', Sam has dreams (and sometimes visions, but mostly dreams) of people's horrible deaths. It turns out that the people in said dreams are usually in a situation that's connected to prevent.the [[BigBad Yellow-Eyed Demon]].
* In ''Series/TheWalkingDead'' episode "Vatos", Jim (a member of the survivors' camp) goes a distance away from the survivors and starts digging holes. Understandably, this freaks the camp out, and they tie Jim to a tree to cool off before asking him why he was digging. Jim claims he had a dream that he couldn't remember, but he knew that he needed to dig the holes. It turns out that this was justified, because [[spoiler:a number of zombies attack the camp at the end of the episode, and several people (both zombies and survivors alike) are killed]]. Jim comments at the end of the episode that he remembers why he dug the holes: [[spoiler:they're graves]].



* The titular character in the ''Series/{{Merlin 1998}}'' series.
* Alison and her daughters of ''Series/{{Medium}}'' usually get these dreams sent by the dead.
* In ''Series/TheWalkingDead'' episode "Vatos", Jim (a member of the survivors' camp) goes a distance away from the survivors and starts digging holes. Understandably, this freaks the camp out, and they tie Jim to a tree to cool off before asking him why he was digging. Jim claims he had a dream that he couldn't remember, but he knew that he needed to dig the holes. It turns out that this was justified, because [[spoiler:a number of zombies attack the camp at the end of the episode, and several people (both zombies and survivors alike) are killed]]. Jim comments at the end of the episode that he remembers why he dug the holes: [[spoiler:they're graves]].
* In ''Series/BabylonFive'', the Centauri race all have a vague ability to see the future, some through dreams. The males often have a completely accurate dream of the circumstances of their own death - although in some cases such as the Centauri main character Londo Molari [[spoiler: who appeared die a violent death at the hands of a rival]], the reason for their deaths could be misinterpreted: [[spoiler: Londo's old rival had become a close friend by that time and had killed Londo at his own request as Londo was being controlled by a parasite]].
** Sheridan was also prone to dreaming of future events, in varying degrees of vagueness, though these were almost always due to an outside influence trying to send him a message. By the time of ''The Lost Tales'', this has evidently happened enough to him that he can immediately tell when it is happening, and it annoys the hell out of him.
* On ''Series/TheFades'', Paul and Sarah both have apparently prophetic dreams of a world of ash, while Paul has another one showing [[spoiler:his loved ones dead]]. Though in a subversion of PropheciesAreAlwaysRight, neither vision happens as predicted because [[SelfDefeatingProphecy the knowledge from the dreams allowed them to be prevented]].
* In ''Series/PowerRangersWildForce'', Max has a recurring dream of the Megazord being defeated, and a strange voice telling him to "use the Spear of Pardolis", which later comes to pass (The "Spear" in question being a new Zord).
* ''Legend of William Tell'': Will has this occasionally. Possibly sent by Kalem, as it doesn't seem to have happened before the quest.
* On ''Series/DoctorWho'', TheMaster's return in "The End of Time" is heralded by psychic nightmares which afflict every person on Earth.
* UsefulNotes/{{Nostradamus}} does this in ''Series/Reign''
* Played for laughs in ''Series/{{Qi}}'', in the episode "Jargon"; Victoria Coren, making her debut on the show, admitted that she had a dream the night before, where she was sitting on the ''Qi'' panel and Stephen Fry asked her "Why was [[Literature/AliceInWonderland the March Hare]] so important to the Aztecs?" Before the end of the episode, thanks to some quick research from the ''Qi'' elves, Stephen Fry was able to ask her that question and come up with a convincing answer.
-->'''Stephen'''(pointing at Victoria): BurnTheWitch
* ''Series/AceLightning'': In one episode [[SupportingProtagonist Mark]] dreams, in exacting detail, exactly what is going to happen to him by the end of the episode. It occured only once, but ''boy'' did it get the fangirls talking...
12th Jan '17 2:46:13 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Bran Stark and Jojen Reed can do this.
28th Dec '16 8:54:56 AM Goldfritha
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* In Creator/DorothyLSayers's ''Man Born to Be King'', Claudia's dream, which causes her to warn Pontius Pilate not to execute Jesus, turns out to be hearing over and over people reciting the Nicene or Apostolic Creed's lines about being crucified under Pontius Pilate.
24th Dec '16 11:32:20 AM CoherentPantherine
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* ''{{Film/Hulk}}'': In Betty's "dream" of a childhood memory, she was picked up and set down by [[spoiler: Bruce]] who proceeds to threaten her. This comes to pass in her adult years, when she first encounters Bruce as the Hulk but instead of hurting Betty, he protects her from the Gamma Dogs sent after her by his father.
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* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'':
** Getting visions of the future in one's dreams is part of the Icelandic magic package.
** Lalli got a variant of this when he noticed Reynir running around in the mage-exclusive dreamspace. While he technically just saw him in an existing location, the fact that Reynir later joins the crew unaware of his mage powers effectively makes the encounter this trope.
20th Dec '16 8:42:38 PM Xtifr
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* ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Black_Cauldron_(novel) The Black Cauldron]]'' in Creator/LloydAlexander's ''Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain''. After Taran takes Adaon's brooch, he begins having prophetic dreams that help the party in their quest.

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* ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Black_Cauldron_(novel) The ''The Black Cauldron]]'' Cauldron'' in Creator/LloydAlexander's ''Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain''.''Literature/TheChroniclesOfPrydain''. After Taran takes Adaon's brooch, he begins having prophetic dreams that help the party in their quest.
1st Dec '16 8:36:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''The Last Wave'' lawyer Richard Chamberlain dreams of an young Aborigine standing in his home offering him a sacred stone--the day before meeting the young man who is accused of murder.

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* In ''The Last Wave'' ''Film/TheLastWave'' lawyer Richard Chamberlain dreams of an young Aborigine standing in his home offering him a sacred stone--the day before meeting the young man who is accused of murder.


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* ''Film/Holocaust2000'': After having sex with Sara, Robert has a nightmare where he sees the world being destroyed at the hands of the Antichrist that he helped spawn.
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* Freeza and Kami of ''Manga/DragonBall'' both had "premonitions" that turned out to be startlingly accurate, but the straightest example is Beerus from ''Anime/DragonBallZBattleOfGods'', who literally gets visions of the future during his long naps, though his attendant claims ''they'' aren't usually accurate...
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* ''WebOriginal/LegendyPolskie'': ''Operacja: Bazyliszek'' has the protagonist dream prophetically. Part of the dream comes true first thing in the morning, when he meets [[GirlOfMyDreams the girl he dreamt of]].
3rd Nov '16 6:23:45 AM StFan
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* This happens to Obi-Wan a lot in the ''Franchise/StarWars'' fanfic ''FanFic/{{Re-Entry}}''. It also occurs with a few other Jedi.

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* This happens to Obi-Wan a lot in the ''Franchise/StarWars'' fanfic ''FanFic/{{Re-Entry}}''.''Fanfic/ReEntry''. It also occurs with a few other Jedi.



* Morgana in ''Series/{{Merlin 2008}}'' is a seer who has prophetic dreams.

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* Morgana in ''Series/{{Merlin 2008}}'' ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'' is a seer who has prophetic dreams.



* ''Legend Of William Tell'': Will has this occasionally. Possibly sent by Kalem, as it doesn't seem to have happened before the quest.

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* ''Legend Of of William Tell'': Will has this occasionally. Possibly sent by Kalem, as it doesn't seem to have happened before the quest.



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* ''Podcast/TheMagnusArchives'': Antonio Blake's statement in "Dreamer", addressed directly to the late archivist Gertrude, tells of the strange dreams he has had of various people's futures, including hers. [[spoiler:Specifically, of their deaths.]]
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Seveal years after Joseph's dreams of 11 brothers' shealths of corn all turned to Joseph's shealth. Also the dream of 11 stars, the sun the moon and sky all bowing down before Joseph's star. The 10 (and latter 11) brothers come to Egypt and not recognizing Joseph bow in front of him. Thus making his dream come true



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* In ''WebAnimation/RiseOfTheMushroomKingdom'', [[spoiler:the first two parts turn out to be a prophetic dream by Luigi]].
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* In ''WebAnimation/RiseOfTheMushroomKingdom'', [[spoiler:the first two parts turn out to be a prophetic dream by Luigi]].



* [[Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse Constellation]], one of the students at the [[SuperheroSchool Hyperion Academy]], regularly got precognitive dreams warning the studen body of dangers on the horizon.
* In Literature/SpesPhthisica, dreams of the distant future are central.

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* [[Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse Constellation]], ''Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'': Constellation, one of the students at the [[SuperheroSchool Hyperion Academy]], regularly got precognitive dreams warning the studen body of dangers on the horizon.
* In Literature/SpesPhthisica, ''Literature/SpesPhthisica'', dreams of the distant future are central.central.
* ''Podcast/TheMagnusArchives'': Antonio Blake's statement in "Dreamer", addressed directly to the late archivist Gertrude, tells of the strange dreams he has had of various people's futures, including hers. [[spoiler:Specifically, of their deaths.]]
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