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8th Dec '17 3:11:29 AM TroperNo9001
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* In the ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' episode "The Day the Earth Stood Stupid," the Chief Giant Brain trapped Fry and Leela's minds into such books as ''Literature/TomSawyer'', ''Literature/MobyDick'', and ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice''. Fry finally defeats it by trapping his mind in a book of his own writing, "a crummy world of plot holes and spelling errors."

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* In the ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "The Day the Earth Stood Stupid," the Chief Giant Brain trapped Fry and Leela's minds into such books as ''Literature/TomSawyer'', ''Literature/MobyDick'', and ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice''. Fry finally defeats it by trapping his mind in a book of his own writing, "a crummy world of plot holes and spelling errors."



* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' and/or ''[[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Merrie Melodies]]'': "WesternAnimationSnifflesAndTheBookworm," "WesternAnimation/HaveYouGotAnyCastles", and "WesternAnimationBookRevue" all involve characters from books coming to life and interacting with each other.

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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' and/or ''[[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Merrie Melodies]]'': "WesternAnimationSnifflesAndTheBookworm," "WesternAnimation/SnifflesAndTheBookworm," "WesternAnimation/HaveYouGotAnyCastles", and "WesternAnimationBookRevue" "WesternAnimation/BookRevue" all involve characters from books coming to life and interacting with each other.
25th Oct '17 7:55:21 AM Julia1984
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# As a literary version of PortalPicture: One book functions as a portal into the world of the story told in its pages. You usually can't escape until you reach the end of the story. This one is far less likely to be a real book in "our world."

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# As a literary version of PortalPicture: One book functions as a portal into the world of the story told in its pages. [[WinToExit You usually can't escape until you reach the end of the story. story.]] This one is far less likely to be a real book in "our world."
10th Oct '17 3:40:13 AM jormis29
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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' and/or ''[[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Merrie Melodies]]'': "Sniffles and the Bookworm," "Have You Got Any Castles?", and "Book Revue" all involve characters from books coming to life and interacting with each other.

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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' and/or ''[[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Merrie Melodies]]'': "Sniffles "WesternAnimationSnifflesAndTheBookworm," "WesternAnimation/HaveYouGotAnyCastles", and the Bookworm," "Have You Got Any Castles?", and "Book Revue" "WesternAnimationBookRevue" all involve characters from books coming to life and interacting with each other.
8th Oct '17 3:39:09 PM nombretomado
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* There was a ''{{Wishbone}}'s Amazing Odyssey'' computer game that used this.

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* There was a ''{{Wishbone}}'s ''Series/{{Wishbone}}'s Amazing Odyssey'' computer game that used this.
15th Jul '17 9:49:18 AM nombretomado
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%%* ''SonicAndTheSecretRings''

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%%* ''SonicAndTheSecretRings''''VideoGame/SonicAndTheSecretRings''
15th Jul '17 9:44:07 AM nombretomado
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* ''SonicAndTheSecretRings''
** ''SonicAndTheBlackKnight''

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* %%* ''SonicAndTheSecretRings''
** ''SonicAndTheBlackKnight''%%** ''VideoGame/SonicAndTheBlackKnight''
8th Jul '17 2:12:28 AM CaptainTedium
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* The ''WesternAnimation/GarbagePailKidsCartoon'' episode "A Rhyme in Time" had the Garbage Pail Kids enter a world of nursery rhymes through a book after noticing that Jack and Jill are missing from the illustration of their nursery rhyme and decide to enter the book to investigate.
5th Jul '17 6:17:21 PM Sabrewing
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* ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'': Rita and Zedd trap three of the Rangers in Kimberly's favorite childhood book. When that plan backfires, they turn the book's villain into the MonsterOfTheWeek.

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* ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'': Rita and Zedd Zed trap three of the Rangers in Kimberly's favorite childhood book. When that plan backfires, they turn the book's villain into the MonsterOfTheWeek.



* The Z book in the Creator/CirqueDuSoleil show ''ZED'' initially drew its two clowns into another world when they jumped into the book. They come back out at the end, but the denizens of the other world seemed to have followed them and have no desire to go back, despite needful protests from the clowns.

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* The Z book in the Creator/CirqueDuSoleil show ''ZED'' ''Theatre/{{Zed}}'' initially drew its two clowns into another world when they jumped into the book. They come back out at the end, but the denizens of the other world seemed to have followed them and have no desire to go back, despite needful protests from the clowns.
8th Apr '17 10:18:18 AM ElSquibbonator
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* The various books in ''Literature/MagicTreeHouse'' seem to work this way. It's unclear, though, whether they actually send the protagonists side the book's setting or transport them to the historical era depicted in the book.
14th Feb '17 7:51:37 AM Sapphirea2
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* The main focus of ''ThePagemaster''

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* The main focus of ''ThePagemaster''''ThePagemaster''.



* The ''Film/BeautyAndTheBeast2017'' ExpandedUniverse novel ''Lost in a Book'' has Belle, during her stay in the Beast's castle, discover a Type 2 portal book, ''Nevermore'', in the vast library. Unlike most such books, she can enter and leave it freely...''at first''.



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* The pirate movie ''Film/MagicIsland'' has a boy named Jack get sucked into his book. He ends up saving a mermaid and some treasure from Blackbeard the pirate.
* ''Film/BeautyAndTheBeast2017'' has a variation that ties into its AdaptationExpansion: The Enchantress left one of these behind for the Beast on top of his magic mirror and enchanted rose. What does it do? [[spoiler: It allows the user to travel anywhere they wish in the world. Belle and the Beast use it to visit her childhood home in Paris, and the sad backstory of her Missing Mom is revealed in the process]]. See also Literature below.
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* The Land Of Stories: The Wishing Spell (and presumably the other books in the LOS series) by Chris Colfer focus on two kids who enter a magical land through a book.

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* The ''The Land Of Stories: The Wishing Spell Spell'' (and presumably the other books in the LOS series) by Chris Colfer focus on two kids who enter a magical land through a book.book.
* The ''Film/BeautyAndTheBeast2017'' ExpandedUniverse novel ''Lost in a Book'' has {{Bookworm}} Belle, during her stay in the Beast's castle, discover a magical book (''Nevermore'') in the vast library. And she can enter and leave its MagicalLand freely...''at first''. An unusual example in that Belle's "real world" is already quite magical.



[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* The Pirate movie ''Film/MagicIsland'' has a boy named Jack get sucked into his book. He ends up saving a mermaid and some treasure from Blackbeard the pirate.
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