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8th Jan '17 12:03:56 PM MiddleEighth
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*In ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone: The Soft World'', one of the magic potions they take from some muggers turns out to be a shrinking potion. Paul, obliquely referring to his scene in ''Film/{{Help}}'', jokes that he'll probably be the one who has to use it. Sure enough, later on, he does.
20th Dec '16 3:05:35 PM WillKeaton
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* In ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4540557/1/bHuge_b_bSuccess_b Huge Success]]'', [[Comicbook/IronMan Tony]] decided to look at Dr. Pym's pym particles without permission and ended up being 6 inches tall.

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* In ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4540557/1/bHuge_b_bSuccess_b Huge Success]]'', Success,]]'' [[Comicbook/IronMan Tony]] decided to look at Dr. Pym's pym particles without permission and ended up being 6 inches tall.



* The 1936 short story ''[[http://johnnypez9.blogspot.it/2010/06/he-who-shrank-by-henry-hasse-part-1.html He Who Shrank]]'' takes this beyond all limits: a MadScientist injects his assistant with a serum that will make him shrink indefinitely. Said assistant shrinks to subatomic sizes, discovers that every atom is actually a solar system, lands on a planet, shrinks below the size of the atoms of ''that'' planet, and so on without end. It's a handy way of visiting innumerable planets without a spaceship[[note]]It was mentioned early on that the serum also conveniently allow you to breathe in space[[/note]]. [[spoiler:The end of the story has the protagonist visit our Earth.]]

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* The 1936 short story ''[[http://johnnypez9.blogspot.it/2010/06/he-who-shrank-by-henry-hasse-part-1.html He Who Shrank]]'' takes this beyond all limits: a MadScientist injects his assistant with a serum that will make him shrink indefinitely. Said assistant shrinks to subatomic sizes, discovers that every atom is actually a solar system, lands on a planet, shrinks below the size of the atoms of ''that'' planet, and so on without end. It's a handy way of visiting innumerable planets without a spaceship[[note]]It spaceship.[[note]]It was mentioned early on that the serum also conveniently allow you to breathe in space[[/note]]. space.[[/note]] [[spoiler:The end of the story has the protagonist visit our Earth.]]
3rd Dec '16 1:47:22 AM Tron80
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* In fact, many comic book characters have shrinking (or size-changing in general) as their primary superpower (i.e. ComicBook/AntMan, TheWasp...)

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** ''Comicbook/WarWorld'': Alien overlord Mongul kidnaps Comicbook/LoisLane, Comicbook/JimmyOlsen and another Superman's friend, shrinks them and traps them into a crystalline energy cube.
* In fact, many comic book characters have shrinking (or size-changing in general) as their primary superpower (i.e. ComicBook/AntMan, TheWasp...Comicbook/TheWasp...)



* In ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4540557/1/bHuge_b_bSuccess_b Huge Success]]'', [[IronMan Tony]] decided to look at Dr. Pym's pym particles without permission and ended up being 6 inches tall.

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* In ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4540557/1/bHuge_b_bSuccess_b Huge Success]]'', [[IronMan [[Comicbook/IronMan Tony]] decided to look at Dr. Pym's pym particles without permission and ended up being 6 inches tall.
28th Nov '16 5:54:19 AM shrinkingman2
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* The episode "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCa6foND0O8 My Incredible Shrinking Master]]" of ''Series/IDreamOfJeannie'' has Tony shrunk to 6 inches tall. He must climb to tabletops and avoid a huge cat.

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* The episode "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCa6foND0O8 My Incredible Shrinking Master]]" of ''Series/IDreamOfJeannie'' has Tony shrunk to 6 inches tall. He must climb to tabletops and avoid a huge cat.cat (whose meows sound like lion roars).
15th Nov '16 4:59:39 AM Tron80
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** In ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} [[Comicbook/{{Supergirl 1972}} Vol 1]] #2'', Kara shrinks herself and one of her teachers to go in the Bottle City of Kandor and find a cure to her professor's illness.
29th Oct '16 8:39:48 AM Tron80
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* In the Franchise/{{Superman}} / ComicBook/{{Superboy}} / ComicBook/{{Supergirl}} DC 'verse, an entire CITY (Kandor) was shrunk to microscopic size so as to preserve it when Krypton exploded. Superman kept it in what appeared to be a five gallon water bottle. Whenever Superman and Supergirl wanted to go in there, they had to shrink their bodies.

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* In the Franchise/{{Superman}} / ComicBook/{{Superboy}} / ComicBook/{{Supergirl}} DC 'verse, an 'verse:
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entire CITY (Kandor) was shrunk to microscopic size so as to preserve it when Krypton exploded. Superman kept it in what appeared to be a five gallon water bottle. Whenever Superman and Supergirl wanted to go in there, they had to shrink their bodies.bodies.
** In ''Comicbook/KryptonNoMore'', [[spoiler:Supergirl shrinks her body to meet up with the Kandorian council and hear about the J'ai invasion]].
29th Oct '16 8:30:01 AM Tron80
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* In the Franchise/{{Superman}} / ComicBook/{{Superboy}} / ComicBook/{{Supergirl}} DC 'verse, an entire CITY (Kandor) was shrunk to microscopic size so as to preserve it when Krypton exploded. Superman kept it in what appeared to be a five gallon water bottle.

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* In the Franchise/{{Superman}} / ComicBook/{{Superboy}} / ComicBook/{{Supergirl}} DC 'verse, an entire CITY (Kandor) was shrunk to microscopic size so as to preserve it when Krypton exploded. Superman kept it in what appeared to be a five gallon water bottle. Whenever Superman and Supergirl wanted to go in there, they had to shrink their bodies.
27th Oct '16 5:13:00 AM Andyroid
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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'': In "Little Dipper", Dipper finds a crystal that can make things shrink or grow when light shines through them, which he attaches to a flashlight. Dipper plans to use it so he's no longer shorter than Mabel, but Gideon Gleeful gets his hands on it and shrinks Dipper and Mabel. The miniaturized Mystery Twins have to stop Gideon from using the shrink ray on their Grunkle Stan and stealing the Mystery Shack.



%%* ''WesternAnimaton/InspectorGadget'': "The Incredible Shrinking Gadget".

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%%* * ''WesternAnimaton/InspectorGadget'': "The Incredible Shrinking Gadget".Gadget" sees Gadget getting shrunk by MAD agents. Naturally, [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Gadget gets the wrong end of the stick]] and assumes he's in a giant version of his house populated by giant robot versions of his family.
11th Oct '16 3:49:50 PM nombretomado
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** Additionally, a ''WesternAnimation/TaleSpin''-based segment of a 1991 ''Disney/DisneyOnIce'' show had Don Karnage using a shrinking machine to turn [[ClassicDisneyShorts Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald]], and an Franchise/IndianaJones {{Expy}} into dolls.

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** Additionally, a ''WesternAnimation/TaleSpin''-based segment of a 1991 ''Disney/DisneyOnIce'' show had Don Karnage using a shrinking machine to turn [[ClassicDisneyShorts [[WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald]], and an Franchise/IndianaJones {{Expy}} into dolls.
6th Oct '16 2:29:24 AM foxley
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* ''Film/TheUncanny'': In "Quebec province, 1975", Lucy uses black magic to reduce her cousin Angela to the size of a mouse.
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