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22nd Jun '16 9:41:11 AM Gess
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* Used briefly but effectively in ''DevilsAdvocate'', when [[AmoralAttorney Kevin]] is invited to pay his [[{{Satan}} father]] a visit. Just to give more weight to that invitation, the entire 57th Street is rendered (or at least appears) completely empty for Kevin to walk along towards his destiny.

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* Used briefly but effectively in ''DevilsAdvocate'', ''Film/TheDevilsAdvocate'', when [[AmoralAttorney Kevin]] is invited to pay his [[{{Satan}} father]] a visit. Just to give more weight to that invitation, the entire 57th Street is rendered (or at least appears) completely empty for Kevin to walk along towards his destiny.
22nd Jun '16 9:40:30 AM Gess
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* Used briefly but effectively in ''DevilsAdvocate'', when [[AmoralAttorney Kevin]] is invited to pay his [[{{Satan}} father]] a visit. Just to give more weight to that invitation, the entire 57th Street is rendered (or at least appears) completely empty for Kevin to walk along towards his destiny.
23rd May '16 4:21:45 PM MarkLungo
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* ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' TOS did this a few times.
** The first episode, appropriately titled "Where is Everybody?": A man finds himself walking along a road. He comes across a diner and later a town: both are completely empty of people. The TwilightZoneTwist is that [[spoiler:he's taking part in an experiment that has caused him to hallucinate]].

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* ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' TOS ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'' did this a few times.
** The first episode, appropriately titled "Where "[[Recap/TheTwilightZone1959S1E1WhereIsEverybody Where is Everybody?": Everybody?]]": A man finds himself walking along a road. He comes across a diner and later a town: both are completely empty of people. The TwilightZoneTwist TwistEnding is that [[spoiler:he's taking part in an experiment that has caused him to hallucinate]].
7th Mar '16 9:58:47 AM catmuto
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* ''VideoGame/{{Taut}}'' has Judith's town be suddenly devoid of all life, except for her, apparently. Nobody is around, except for one other little girl in the park [[spoiler:who is implied to be a ghost]].
16th Jan '16 11:42:51 PM nombretomado
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* In a cartoon [[TheMoralAlternative Moral Alternative]] to ''TheFarSide'' (most likely ''Reverend Fun''), a group of students are shown playing a prank on their Sunday School teacher by hiding in the closet of a classroom, after writing "Rapture" on the chalkboard with the end of the word trailing up off the top of the chalkboard.

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* In a cartoon [[TheMoralAlternative Moral Alternative]] to ''TheFarSide'' ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'' (most likely ''Reverend Fun''), a group of students are shown playing a prank on their Sunday School teacher by hiding in the closet of a classroom, after writing "Rapture" on the chalkboard with the end of the word trailing up off the top of the chalkboard.
24th Dec '15 3:27:09 AM eroock
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* The premise of ''VideoGame/TheStanleyParable'' is that Stanley suddenly notices all co-workers are gone from the office and he tries to find out why.
22nd Nov '15 5:31:17 PM Vilui
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A character comes to a building, town, ship, or some setting expecting people to be there--but there isn't.

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A character comes to a building, town, ship, or some setting expecting people to be there--but there isn't.
aren't.
15th Nov '15 1:34:56 PM eroock
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-->''Hello? Anybody?''

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-->''Hello? Anybody?''
->''"Hello? Anybody?"''
14th Nov '15 1:20:04 AM MrInitialMan
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* The ''Mary Celeste'' was found off the Azores in seaworthy condition and only its lifeboat and crew missing. What happened to these is still a mystery.

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* Many a ghost ship has been found with no sign of what happened to the crew.
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The ''Mary Celeste'' was found off the Azores in seaworthy condition and only its lifeboat and crew missing. What happened to these is still a mystery.mystery.
* In 1587 John White set sail for England to get help for the colony of Roanoke. When he finally returned in 1590, the entire colony had vanished, with only the word "Croatoan" carved into a tree trunk. Unfortunately, this could not be investigated, and nobody knows what happened to the colony of Roanoke.
25th Oct '15 4:55:49 PM nombretomado
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* ''ThePrisoner'' TOS episode "Many Happy Returns". One morning Number Six wakes up and finds the entire Village deserted except for a cat.

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* ''ThePrisoner'' ''Series/ThePrisoner'' TOS episode "Many Happy Returns". One morning Number Six wakes up and finds the entire Village deserted except for a cat.
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