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21st Apr '18 3:10:13 PM VicGeorge2011
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' episodes "The Smurfette" and "Smurfette Unmade", Smurfette had a magic mirror compact that allowed her to communicate with Gargamel whenever she was in her "un-Smurf" mode, making it resemble a flip-top cell phone years before such a thing came to the market.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' episodes "The Smurfette" and "Smurfette Unmade", Smurfette had a magic mirror compact that allowed her to communicate with Gargamel via VideoPhone whenever she was in her "un-Smurf" mode, making it resemble a flip-top cell phone years before such a thing came to the market.
16th Apr '18 9:13:46 AM VicGeorge2011
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* ComicBook/RichieRich's cousin Reggie Van Dough had a "magic mirror" invented by one of his top scientists that had one problem its owner didn't like: its reflection was just a little ''too honest'' in its answer to the reflection caster's questions.



** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemEchoesShadowsOfValentia'', Nuibaba gives one to [[spoiler: Berkut]] and he later uses it against Alm and his crew. The end result is that [[ZombieApocalypse dozens, if not hundreds, of Terrors]] rise up from the ground [[TakingYouWithMe and attempt to swallow everyone]]. Zofian and Regelian alike (Alm's party included) [[OhCrap lose their collective shit]]. [[EvenEvilHasStandards Even the user has issues]] [[EvilIsNotAToy with the end result]].

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** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemEchoesShadowsOfValentia'', Nuibaba gives one to [[spoiler: Berkut]] and he later uses it against Alm and his crew. The end result is that [[ZombieApocalypse dozens, if not hundreds, of Terrors]] rise up from the ground [[TakingYouWithMe and attempt to swallow everyone]]. Zofian and Regelian alike (Alm's party included) [[OhCrap lose their collective shit]].poop]]. [[EvenEvilHasStandards Even the user has issues]] [[EvilIsNotAToy with the end result]].
16th Apr '18 5:52:31 AM pvsage
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* Charles Dodgson's mirror in ''Warehouse13'' was used by previous Warehouse agents to trap Alice Liddell. Occasionally she gets an opportunity to escape, [[EquivalentExchange trapping someone else in the mirror]] and [[GrandTheftMe taking over their body]] in the process.
16th Feb '18 1:00:33 PM LordXavius
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* One of the "three lights" the titular hero has to find in ''Film/YamatoTakeru'' is the Mirror of Amaterasu (a PublicDomainArtifact, see Myths and Religion below). Unlike most other example its power is neither scrying nor teleportation, but to serve as a [[spoiler:Wave-Motion Gun capable to destroying Tsukuyomi's humanoid form, and also his Orochi form after it helps turn Yamato Takeru into the godly Utsuno Ikusagami]].
30th Jan '18 7:33:39 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* Toyed with in ''Anime/OnegaiSamiaDon'' (the anime version of the novel ''[Literature/FiveChildrenAndIt''). There's a ''whole'' magical world behind each mirror, but it cannot be accessed from the outside if not via magic; therefore, we only get to see it when a depressed [[ProperLady Anne]] asks the Psammead to send her there. [[spoiler: The episode ends [[BittersweetEnding in a borderline]] TearJerker as the last spot in the Mirror World is one that contains Anne's earliest memories, including those of [[MissingMom her deceased mother]]... and when she's about to unlock them, Psammead's magic wears off since it's sundown.]]

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* Toyed with in ''Anime/OnegaiSamiaDon'' (the anime version of the novel ''[Literature/FiveChildrenAndIt''). There's All the mirrors in the world are potential portals to a ''whole'' huge magical world behind each mirror, but it world, that cannot be accessed from the outside outside, if not via magic; therefore, we only get to see it when during her ADayInTheLimelight episode, a depressed [[ProperLady Anne]] asks the Psammead if there's something specific behind mirrors, and he decides to send take her there. [[spoiler: The episode ends [[BittersweetEnding in has a borderline]] TearJerker as BittersweetEnding since the last spot in the Mirror World is one that contains Anne's earliest memories, including those of [[MissingMom her deceased mother]]... and when she's about to unlock them, Psammead's magic wears off since it's sundown. She still thanks Psammead for giving her a beautiful day.]]
1st Jan '18 8:53:32 PM WithFlowers
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* In ''ComicBook/TheOneHundredNightsOfHero'', there's an entire building made of glass that turns into these when night falls and the lights come on. The twelve princesses who live there use the mirror portals to sneak out to go dancing.
30th Dec '17 11:00:14 AM WillyFourEyes
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-->'''Mirror''': Wait... before you even get started... you're fat.

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-->'''Mirror''': Wait... before you even get started... [[YouAreFat you're fat.fat]].
25th Dec '17 10:23:26 PM Fireblood
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* Many actual occult practitioners have used means like this (such as gazing into glass or water) as a means of divination. {{UsefulNotes/Nostradamus}} is a famous example.
25th Dec '17 10:19:02 PM Fireblood
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* ''Literature/VillainsByNecessity'': The group runs into one which reveals Robin is a spy to them, as he's seen meeting with Archmage Mizzamir while they're looking in on the latter.
24th Dec '17 10:19:41 AM nombretomado
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* The opening scene from the 1936 MickeyMouse short "Thru the Mirror", in which Mickey has fallen asleep reading ''[[Literature/AliceInWonderland Through the Looking-Glass]]'' and his dream self decides to go check out the mirror above his fireplace mantle, is used in the intro of ''EpicMickey'' as an explanation for how Mickey ended up in Yen Sid's tower and [[spoiler:accidentally created [[EldritchAbomination the Shadow Blot]] and [[NiceJobBreakingItHero caused the Thinner Disaster]]]]. The short itself is also featured as a 2D "travel zone" level in-game.

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* The opening scene from the 1936 MickeyMouse short "Thru the Mirror", in which Mickey has fallen asleep reading ''[[Literature/AliceInWonderland Through the Looking-Glass]]'' and his dream self decides to go check out the mirror above his fireplace mantle, is used in the intro of ''EpicMickey'' ''VideoGame/EpicMickey'' as an explanation for how Mickey ended up in Yen Sid's tower and [[spoiler:accidentally created [[EldritchAbomination the Shadow Blot]] and [[NiceJobBreakingItHero caused the Thinner Disaster]]]]. The short itself is also featured as a 2D "travel zone" level in-game.
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