Created By: CaoCao on June 13, 2010 Last Edited By: CaoCao on June 13, 2010
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Not In Kansas Anymore

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A Stock Phrase referencing The Wizard of Oz and intended to express the idea that the character is in a completely unfamiliar or indeed otherwordly place.

According to the Beam Me Up, Scotty! page, the actual quote is "Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas any more" and the common misquote is "I don't think we're in Kansas any more, Toto".

Film
  • The Matrix: Just before the red pill taken by Neo kicks in, Cypher warns him "Buckle your seatbelt, Dorothy, 'cause Kansas is going bye-bye!"
  • Avatar: Colonel Quaritch warns the newly arrived soldiers "You are not in Kansas anymore!"
  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids:
    "I don't think we're in Kansas anymore, Toto."
    "I don't think we're in the food chain anymore, Dorothy."

Literature
  • Nanny Ogg says "I don't think we're in Lancre any more, Greebo" in Witches Abroad. After a farmhouse drops on her head.
  • Literature: Parodied in one of S.P. Somtow's stories about a world where the Roman Empire survives to the 20th century and interacts with Red Indians Native Americans. At some point one of the Romans says something like "All things considered in toto, I don't think we're in ---- anymore."
  • Not in Kansas Anymore: A Curious Tale of How Magic is Transforming America is a book by Christine Wicker.
  • We're not in Kansas Anymore: Strategies for Retiring Rich in a Totally Changed World is a book by Walter Updegrave.

Live-Action TV
  • Stargate: In episode Solitudes: "What's the bad news, 'cause unless they've redecorated the Gate room, I don't think we're in Kansas anymore."
  • Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: Aisha goes to find her piece of the Zeo Crystal and ends up in Africa. She sees a lion, and says "I don't think I'm in Angel Grove anymore."
  • The first episode of 90210 is titled We're not in Kansas anymore.

Music
  • Referenced in Big Country's song "We're Not in Kansas", a song by a Scottish band lamenting the state of the USA.

Newspaper Comics
  • The Far Side has one with two fleas walking through a bleak landscape and saying "I don't think we're on Toto anymore."

Video Games
  • Quoted almost to the letter by Cortex in Crash Nitro Kart.
  • Strangely enough, used in The Legend of Spyro.
  • In the game Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, the action begins in the country of Azad, and enters a magic area that leads to a magic well that increases his life-bar when he drinks from it; upon entering, he says "I don't think I'm in Azad anymore."
  • In Dreamfall: The Longest Journey, Zoe said this after entering an alternate world.
Community Feedback Replies: 12
  • June 12, 2010
    TwinBird
    I'm sure some version of it appears in the film. I think the exact phrasing is "I don't think we're in Kansas anymore, Toto."
  • June 12, 2010
    halfmillennium
    Game examples:
  • June 12, 2010
    Superior
    According to the Beam Me Up Scotty page, the actual quote is "Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas any more." and the common misquote is "I don't think we're in Kansas any more, Toto"
  • June 12, 2010
    Stratadrake
  • June 12, 2010
    Chabal2
    The Far Side has one with two fleas walking through a bleak landscape and saying "I don't think we're on Toto anymore."
  • June 12, 2010
    Gringodingo
    In the game Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, the action begins in the country of Azad, and enters a magic area that leads to a magic well that increases his life-bar when he drinks from it; upon entering, he says "I don't think I'm in Azad anymore."
  • June 12, 2010
    Mozgwsloiku
    Done in X-men by Longshot. A Justified Trope since the X-men got captured by Mojo and were brainwashed to fight each other in a combat-oriented parody of The Wizard Of OZ
  • June 12, 2010
    Kayube
    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers- Aisha goes to find her piece of the Zeo Crystal and ends up in Africa. She sees a lion, and says "I don't think I'm in Angel Grove anymore."
  • June 12, 2010
    DaibhidC
    • Nanny Ogg says "I don't think we're in Lancre any more, Greebo" in Witches Abroad. After a farmhouse drops on her head.
  • June 12, 2010
    louistherogue
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPWenQxryr4&feature=related

    After watching it, the line is decidedly, "Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore."
  • June 12, 2010
    Unknown Troper
    • Music: Referenced in Big Country's song "We're Not in Kansas", a song by a Scottish band lamenting the state of the USA.
    • Literature: Parodied in one of S.P. Somtow's stories about a world where the Roman Empire survives to the 20th century and interacts with Red Indians Native Americans. At some point one of the Romans says something like "All things considered in toto, I don't think we're in ---- anymore."
  • June 13, 2010
    Superior
    In Dreamfall: The Longest Journey, Zoe said this after entering an alternate world.
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