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22nd Mar '18 4:03:11 PM eroock
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->"I'm full of tinier men!"

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18th Mar '18 3:31:28 PM nombretomado
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* The TV version of ''TinkerTailorSoldierSpy'' has a traditional Russian one in its intro. Each doll is revealed to have an irate expression until the final one, which is blank. This is reflecting the search for a Russian mole at the heart of MI6.

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* The TV version of ''TinkerTailorSoldierSpy'' ''Series/TinkerTailorSoldierSpy'' has a traditional Russian one in its intro. Each doll is revealed to have an irate expression until the final one, which is blank. This is reflecting the search for a Russian mole at the heart of MI6.
7th Mar '18 6:42:12 PM KnightofLsama
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* As mentioned in the webcomics section, the [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Matrioshka or Matryoshka]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matrioshka_brain Brain]], a hypothetical object consisting of [[DysonSphere nested Dyson Shperes]]. The innermost layer takes in energy from the star and runs a massive computer system with the next layer absorbing the waste heat from the inner layer to run its own systems and repeated for however many layers are built. Perhaps one of the most triumphant examples of AbusingTheKardashevScaleForFunAndProfit.
26th Feb '18 7:45:21 AM Malady
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* In ''Series/TheLibrarians'' [[SlavicMythology Koschei's Needle]] is a dagger hidden with a series of nesting chests, each a different color.

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* In ''Series/TheLibrarians'' [[SlavicMythology [[Myth/SlavicMythology Koschei's Needle]] is a dagger hidden with a series of nesting chests, each a different color.
24th Feb '18 10:07:47 PM Sharlee
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** Some long-standing castles in Europe are like this, having had successive layers of fortification added over the centuries to partially or entirely enclose smaller and older defensive structures.
21st Feb '18 5:26:29 PM nombretomado
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* The present DonaldDuck receives from [[Disney/SaludosAmigos Jose Carioca]] and Panchito Pistoles at the very beginning of ''Disney/TheThreeCaballeros''.
* In ''RiseOfTheGuardians'', BadassSanta Nicholas St. North [[DareToBeBadass challenges Jack Frost]] by asking, "What is your center?" He uses a Matryoshka doll of himself to illustrate his point. Each consecutive shell reveals a facet of his personality; powerful, jolly, mysterious, until he shows the center doll, which has a baby-face with wide eyes to illustrate his center, his sense of wonder.

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* The present DonaldDuck WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck receives from [[Disney/SaludosAmigos Jose Carioca]] and Panchito Pistoles at the very beginning of ''Disney/TheThreeCaballeros''.
* In ''RiseOfTheGuardians'', ''WesternAnimation/RiseOfTheGuardians'', BadassSanta Nicholas St. North [[DareToBeBadass challenges Jack Frost]] by asking, "What is your center?" He uses a Matryoshka doll of himself to illustrate his point. Each consecutive shell reveals a facet of his personality; powerful, jolly, mysterious, until he shows the center doll, which has a baby-face with wide eyes to illustrate his center, his sense of wonder.
21st Feb '18 4:57:26 AM Sharlee
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* ''[[Literature/JackelianSeries Secrets of the Fire Sea]]'' has a virtual example: the Joshua Egg, a mathematical puzzle left as a clue to the Conquests' researches. Every layer of equations that is solved reveals a document and the next, smaller "Egg" inside.
15th Feb '18 12:48:25 PM cartoonfan945
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* In ''VideoGame/JumpStart'' ''Kindergarten'', there's a game where you can interact with the matryoshka dolls



* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/BluesClues'' has Steve opening a present with an increasingly smaller present inside each one.

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* One episode In the exclusive ending of the ''WesternAnimation/BluesClues'' has episode "Blue's Birthday", Steve opening opens a present with an increasingly smaller present inside each one. one, similar to the Wowser example. Unlike that one where it was mean spirited, Steve gets a heart-shaped cookie from Blue that says "Thank You" for giving her the best birthday.



* In one scene in ''WesternAnimation/TheMrMenShow'', Mr. Scatterbrain does this.

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* In one scene in ''WesternAnimation/TheMrMenShow'', * Mr. Scatterbrain does this.from ''WesternAnimation/TheMrMenShow'' did this in a music video from the episode "Movies".
11th Jan '18 8:25:14 PM TSBasilisk
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* In ''Series/TheLibrarians'' [[SlavicMythology Koschei's Needle]] is a dagger hidden with a series of nesting chests, each a different color.
2nd Jan '18 5:30:05 AM StFan
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* ''Literature/TheCatInTheHat'': The Cat has Little Cat A under his hat, who has Little Cat B under its hat and so forth. [[spoiler:Underneath Cat Z's hat is the "Voom", which unleashes some kind of RealityBreakingParadox effect only for when the GodzillaThreshold has been reached (in the case, cleaning up the yard.)]]

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* ''Literature/TheCatInTheHat'': The Cat has Little Cat A under his hat, who has Little Cat B under its hat and so forth. [[spoiler:Underneath Cat Z's hat is the "Voom", which unleashes some kind of RealityBreakingParadox effect only for when the GodzillaThreshold has been reached (in the case, cleaning up the yard.)]]yard)]].



* In ''TheThirdPoliceman'', one of the policemen occupies his time making boxes which contain perfect smaller replicas of themselves. The protagonist is highly disturbed by this.

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* In ''TheThirdPoliceman'', ''Literature/TheThirdPoliceman'', one of the policemen occupies his time making boxes which contain perfect smaller replicas of themselves. The protagonist is highly disturbed by this.



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* Wiki/SCPFoundation
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-641 SCP-641 ("The Pacifier")]]. SCP-641 appears to be a normal matryoshka doll, but the dolls are extremely thin and the total number of dolls inside is unknown (it's at least 3,228, and may be infinite).
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1917 SCP-1917 ("The Armour Maker")]]. SCP-1917-1-36 through SCP-1917-1-42 are duplicates of Russian-made T-34/76 tanks that were created by SCP-1917. Each successive tank is 20% smaller than the previous one, and they were designed so they could be nested inside each other.
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* 'Wiki/SCPFoundation'':
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-641 SCP-641 ("The Pacifier")]]. SCP-641 appears to be a normal matryoshka doll, but the dolls are extremely thin and the total number of dolls inside is unknown (it's at least 3,228, and may be infinite).
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1917 SCP-1917 ("The Armour Maker")]]. SCP-1917-1-36 through SCP-1917-1-42 are duplicates of Russian-made T-34/76 tanks that were created by SCP-1917. Each successive tank is 20% smaller than the previous one, and they were designed so they could be nested inside each other.
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