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18th May '16 7:35:04 AM TonyG
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* In the WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck & WesternAnimation/BugsBunny cartoon ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Million_Hare The Million Hare]]'' (1963), [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qz3tvUDZO9I Daffy and Bugs compete to win a prize]]. The prize turns out to be a "[[{{Pun}} million box]]"... which proves to be ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: an enormous wooden crate, with ''one million'' tiny cardboard boxes inside. Each of the little boxes contains a $1 bill.

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* In the WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck & WesternAnimation/BugsBunny cartoon ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Million_Hare The Million Hare]]'' (1963), [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qz3tvUDZO9I Daffy and Bugs compete to win a prize]]. The prize turns out to be a "[[{{Pun}} million box]]"... which proves to be ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: an enormous wooden crate, with ''one million'' tiny cardboard boxes inside. Each of the little boxes contains a $1 bill.bill, but Daffy doesn't find out until after he ceded the prize to Bugs.
** In "Knight-mare Hare", a sorcerer turns Bugs into a horse, but Bugs is able to remove it like a costume. Later, Bugs uses the same spell on the sorcerer, but when the sorcerer tries to remove the horse costume, he finds himself wearing an identical costume underneath, which has another costume underneath, and so on.




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* In the ''WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse2013'' short "WesternAnimation/{{Dancevidaniya}}", Mickey gives Minnie a nesting doll, with the innermost doll being a Faberge egg twice the size of the largest doll. Later, When Mickey confronts WesternAnimation/{{Pete}}, [[spoiler:he opens himself up like a nesting doll and out comes multiple Mickeys who outdance Pete into submission. At the end, Mickey produces a full-size sleigh with horses from the Faberge egg.]]
9th May '16 1:10:29 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann''. The titular mech is the size of a galaxy, piloted by Choginga Gurren Lagann, the size of a moon, piloted by Arc Gurren Lagann, the size of a mountain, piloted by Gurren Lagann, the size of a house, piloted by Simon, the size of a man. [[CaptainObvious Simon pilots himself.]]

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* ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann''.''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''. The titular mech is the size of a galaxy, piloted by Choginga Gurren Lagann, the size of a moon, piloted by Arc Gurren Lagann, the size of a mountain, piloted by Gurren Lagann, the size of a house, piloted by Simon, the size of a man. [[CaptainObvious Simon pilots himself.]]
15th Dec '15 8:30:30 PM FF32
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* [[SCPFoundation SCP-]][[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-641 641]] takes the form of a set of these.

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* [[SCPFoundation [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCP-]][[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-641 641]] takes the form of a set of these.
4th Dec '15 8:39:42 AM tiger64guy
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* In ''VideoGame/TheBindingOfIsaac'', it's possible to open a chest only to find another, smaller chest inside of it. This can potentially happen multiple times in a row, leading to smaller and smaller chests.
4th Nov '15 5:06:47 PM nombretomado
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* In a ''TheFabulousFurryFreakBrothers'' comic, Fat Freddy brought home a shrink-wrapped package of marijuana. It had another layer of shrink wrap inside, which had another layer, which had another... although just before Franklin and Phineas would have killed him for spending their drug money on plastic bags, there was indeed a tightly compressed bag of marijuana at the very center.

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* In a ''TheFabulousFurryFreakBrothers'' ''ComicBook/TheFabulousFurryFreakBrothers'' comic, Fat Freddy brought home a shrink-wrapped package of marijuana. It had another layer of shrink wrap inside, which had another layer, which had another... although just before Franklin and Phineas would have killed him for spending their drug money on plastic bags, there was indeed a tightly compressed bag of marijuana at the very center.
5th Jul '15 5:35:16 PM rjd1922
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* The Mammoshka boss in VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiDreamTeam. It's a mammoth like creature inside a whole horde of mammoth like shells each slightly bigger than the one inside it. The actual creature even turns out to be less than half the size of the thing you start out by facing!
* {{Franchise/Ultima}} makes this a signature of [[BigBad the Guardian's]] magic constructs, with nearly all of them being hollow geometric objects containing a smaller copy of themselves inside.

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* The Mammoshka boss in VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiDreamTeam.''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiDreamTeam''. It's a mammoth like creature inside a whole horde of mammoth like shells each slightly bigger than the one inside it. The actual creature even turns out to be less than half the size of the thing you start out by facing!
* {{Franchise/Ultima}} ''{{Franchise/Ultima}}'' makes this a signature of [[BigBad the Guardian's]] magic constructs, with nearly all of them being hollow geometric objects containing a smaller copy of themselves inside.
17th Apr '15 7:44:09 PM nombretomado
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* In the DaffyDuck & BugsBunny cartoon ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Million_Hare The Million Hare]]'' (1963), [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qz3tvUDZO9I Daffy and Bugs compete to win a prize]]. The prize turns out to be a "[[{{Pun}} million box]]"... which proves to be ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: an enormous wooden crate, with ''one million'' tiny cardboard boxes inside. Each of the little boxes contains a $1 bill.

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* In the DaffyDuck WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck & BugsBunny WesternAnimation/BugsBunny cartoon ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Million_Hare The Million Hare]]'' (1963), [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qz3tvUDZO9I Daffy and Bugs compete to win a prize]]. The prize turns out to be a "[[{{Pun}} million box]]"... which proves to be ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: an enormous wooden crate, with ''one million'' tiny cardboard boxes inside. Each of the little boxes contains a $1 bill.
6th Apr '15 10:35:00 PM nombretomado
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* In one episode of the classic DoctorWho, the Master disguises his TARDIS as a police box, [[XanatosGambit and the Doctor materializes his TARDIS]] around it. [[ItMakesAsMuchSenseInContext Somehow]] this results in a large number of [=TARDISes-within-TARDISes,=] with the "innermost" one opening to a hitherto-nonexistent back door on the original TARDIS.

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* In one episode of the classic DoctorWho, ''Series/DoctorWho'', the Master disguises his TARDIS as a police box, [[XanatosGambit and the Doctor materializes his TARDIS]] around it. [[ItMakesAsMuchSenseInContext Somehow]] this results in a large number of [=TARDISes-within-TARDISes,=] with the "innermost" one opening to a hitherto-nonexistent back door on the original TARDIS.
12th Dec '14 7:17:42 PM HellKillUsAll
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* In ''WesternAnimation/RudolphTheRedNosedReindeer'', one of the Misfit Toys who appears in their song is a Matryoshka clown, who has a toy mouse as the innermost doll.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/RudolphTheRedNosedReindeer'', one of the Misfit Toys who appears in their song is a Matryoshka clown, who has a toy mouse as the innermost doll. doll.
* The ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' episode "Spies Reminiscent of Us" has a gag where Stewie becomes one of these when he arrives in Russia.
26th Sep '14 5:36:33 PM maedar
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* In ''WesternAnimation/RudolphTheRedNosedReindeer'', one of the Misfit Toys who appears in their song is a Matryoshka clown, who has a toy mouse as the innermost doll.
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