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22nd Feb '17 7:27:00 PM gewunomox
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* SteelyDan's "Do It Again" has a verse that vaguely implies this; even if the fellow wasn't necessarily unconscious upon arriving, he definitely finds his presence unexpected and a bit unnerving:

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* SteelyDan's Music/SteelyDan's "Do It Again" has a verse that vaguely implies this; even if the fellow wasn't necessarily unconscious upon arriving, he definitely finds his presence unexpected and a bit unnerving:
15th Jan '17 6:41:54 PM MiddleEighth
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*In ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone: The Soft World'', after the four's boat falls apart and George drowns, he wakes up in a hut with the others, all asleep. They soon find out [[spoiler: they've spent nine days in a telepathic {{MMORPG}}, and the problems they had in there were nothing compared to the problems they ''really'' have.]]
1st Jan '17 6:44:09 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the episode "Strong Arm of the Law" of ''Series/AmericanGothic'', a drunken thug is given something that knocks him out, only to wake up and find himself inside a coffin, laying next to the body of the man he killed; the coffin is in the process of being buried.

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* In the episode "Strong Arm of the Law" of ''Series/AmericanGothic'', ''Series/AmericanGothic1995'', a drunken thug is given something that knocks him out, only to wake up and find himself inside a coffin, laying next to the body of the man he killed; the coffin is in the process of being buried.
25th Dec '16 12:11:20 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''TheTwilightZone'' TOS episode "Stopover in a Quiet Town''. Two people try to drive home drunk. When they wake up the next morning, they're in a completely deserted town.

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* ''TheTwilightZone'' TOS ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'' episode "Stopover in a Quiet Town''. Two people try to drive home drunk. When they wake up the next morning, they're in a completely deserted town.



* In the episode "Strong Arm of the Law" of ''AmericanGothic'', a drunken thug is given something that knocks him out, only to wake up and find himself inside a coffin, laying next to the body of the man he killed; the coffin is in the process of being buried.

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* In the episode "Strong Arm of the Law" of ''AmericanGothic'', ''Series/AmericanGothic'', a drunken thug is given something that knocks him out, only to wake up and find himself inside a coffin, laying next to the body of the man he killed; the coffin is in the process of being buried.
7th Dec '16 12:20:08 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* Happens a lot in SilentHill, with characters waking up near or in the titular town. If they're already there, it often happens again when coming across an important bit of information, after defeating a boss, and when the Otherworld takes over yet again.

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* Happens a lot in SilentHill, ''Franchise/SilentHill'', with characters waking up near or in the titular town. If they're already there, it often happens again when coming across an important bit of information, after defeating a boss, and when the Otherworld takes over yet again.
9th Oct '16 5:44:19 PM eroock
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* After her car accident in the beginning of ''Film/TenCloverfieldLane'', Michelle wakes up in an unfamiliar room which turns out to be an underground bunker of a CrazySurvivalist.
21st Sep '16 5:44:21 PM eroock
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Compare/contrast UnfamiliarCeiling, where a character awakens in good hands, confused but generally safe. Compare AbandonedHospitalAwakening and WakingUpAtTheMorgue.

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Compare/contrast UnfamiliarCeiling, where a character awakens in good hands, confused but generally safe. Compare AbandonedHospitalAwakening and WakingUpAtTheMorgue.
AbandonedHospitalAwakening, WakingUpAtTheMorgue, YouWakeUpInARoom.
18th Sep '16 7:31:04 PM nombretomado
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* ''AlanWake'': The protagonist wakes up with amnesia in a crashed car after diving into the lake to save his wife.

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* ''AlanWake'': ''VideoGame/AlanWake'': The protagonist wakes up with amnesia in a crashed car after diving into the lake to save his wife.
10th Aug '16 12:38:29 PM Morgenthaler
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* Happens twice in ''{{Film/XXX}}''. First, Xander Cage is shot with a tranquilizer dart at a party. He wakes up at a diner just before a robbery occurs. After diffusing the robbery, he reveals he knew it was just a simulation when he noticed some discrepancies. Then he's shot with another tranquilizer dart and wakes up on a plane bound for South America.

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* Happens twice in ''{{Film/XXX}}''. First, Xander Cage is shot with a tranquilizer dart at a party. He wakes up at a diner just before a robbery occurs. After diffusing the robbery, he reveals he knew it was just a simulation when he noticed some discrepancies. Then he's shot with another tranquilizer dart and wakes up on a plane bound for South America. He initially figures it's another simulation before realizing that it's real that time.
14th Jul '16 8:36:28 AM Malady
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* In ''Burned'' by Creator/EllenHopkins, towards the end of the book, the main character Pattyn and her boyfriend Ethan (whose unborn baby she is carrying) are fleeing from a police officer on an icy road. The car ends up going off the road and crashing and Pattyn is knocked out cold. She wakes up in the hospital some time later only to be informed that both Ethan and their child have been killed.

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* In ''Burned'' ''[[Literature/CrankTrilogy Burned]]'' by Creator/EllenHopkins, towards the end of the book, the main character Pattyn and her boyfriend Ethan (whose unborn baby she is carrying) are fleeing from a police officer on an icy road. The car ends up going off the road and crashing and Pattyn is knocked out cold. She cold and wakes up in the hospital some time later only to be informed that both Ethan and their child have been killed.later.
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