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[[caption-width-right:350:Partly cloudy with a chance of salvation.]]
Fluffy Cloud Heaven is taking millennia of belief and art on "{{Heaven}}", and [[TheThemeParkVersion boiling it down to a Hallmark card]]. Don't expect to find this description in any religious text. Nowadays the use of this depiction is [[DiscreditedTrope usually meant as satire]]. The exceptions almost invariably treat the depiction as a simple visual short-hand.

{{Heaven}} takes place in the clouds, which are [[SolidClouds solid enough]] to walk on, and expect much HeavenlyBlue. [[ArtisticLicenseReligion Humans become angels after they die.]] They are [[WingedHumanoid given wings]], a long white robe, a lyre/harp and a HolyHalo that is literally a golden glowing ring that floats over their heads. Smaller SuperDeformed cherubs ā la Cupid may float around too. Other than that, it's not exactly clear what people do. If {{God}} exists in Fluffy Cloud Heaven at all, he's a [[GrandpaGod giant white-haired, bearded man wandering around or sitting on a huge white marble throne]]. There is often a line in front of the "Pearly Gates" of [[WannabeLine people wanting to get in]] (because Heaven itself can't find an [[CelestialBureaucracy efficient]] way to deal with a line of people), with an angel based on St. Peter who acts as a bouncer. He'll read his book about all the naughty and nice things someone has done, and then either let them in or send them to Hell via a {{trapdoor}}. Often he has a desk right in front of the gates. Sometimes there's even a computer on it.

In a RageAgainstTheHeavens setting, Fluffy Cloud Heaven will have its tackiness emphasized: Halos are tacky and hung up via a metal strip at the back of the neck, like in a child's school play. Elements of Fluffy Cloud Heaven may be used as [[CrapsaccharineWorld a disguise for "the truth."]] In other, more beneficent settings, heaven is whatever is pleasant to its inhabitants; if they ''want'' Fluffy Cloud Heaven, they [[FisherKingdom get Fluffy Cloud Heaven]]; however silly. Or it might be an AfterlifeAntechamber to the ''real'' Heaven; which nobody talks about.

Fluffy Cloud Heaven may be the home of Hollywood angels, who are less like something out of ''any'' established religion and more like {{fairy godmother}}s and godfathers. Some only offer banal homilies to their clients; others provide supernatural aid, but none of them smite the unrighteous, Old Testament style.

See also FireAndBrimstoneHell. Not to be mistaken for BubblyClouds, which may be fluffy but is still very terrestrial. Characters who die in a story often DiedHappilyEverAfter before coming here. The destination when WingedSoulFliesOffAtDeath.
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[[folder:Advertising]]
* A [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjtwCf5WWUU Nespresso ad]] shows Creator/GeorgeClooney being killed by a falling piano and arrives at the Pearly Gates, with Creator/JohnMalkovich as either St. Peter or God.
** The Nespresso commercial was accused of plagiarizing a commercial from Lavazza, an Italian company, which also showed characters in a fluffy heaven which has seemingly nothing better to offer than coffee. The commercial received some negative attention due to a series of interviews to elementary school children who claimed in a worrying number that heaven was "a place where you drank coffee".
** Inverted with the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Geskgx5hCwk&list=PLohhUA8zx3EQ2dbKwFGp1H4QH_0YCtgv6 commercials of Segafredo]], a competitor of Lavazza's, that (in what is most certainly a TakeThat) are set in a FireAndBrimstoneHell complete with [[HotAsHell sexy she-devils]], and their coffee is shown as being the only thing that can free sinners from their eternal torment, albeit temporarily.
* The ads for Philadelphia Cream Cheese.
* {{Inverted}} [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnIjgw5A-iI here]]. "Got Milk?"
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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* ''MagicalPokaan'' sends Yuuma to the Fluffy Cloud Heaven, to the extent that she even says "Ahhhh, it's so fluffy and comfy!". She ends up getting bored, though, so she's simply sent back to Earth.
* In ''DragonBall Z'', there is a variation on this. Fluffy clouds abound, and when a character dies they get a halo over their head. Heaven itself is [[CelestialBureaucracy run in a modern fashion]]. Everyone who works there wears white collar clothing typical of an office setting, and everyone seems extremely stressed. From the check-in point (where one awaits judgment) good beings are flown on a plane to a paradise, while bad beings are dropped through the clouds and into the Home For Infinite Losers (or Hell in the uncut version). The true warriors are allowed to visit Gods for training and an eternity of exercise.
* A standard Fluffy Cloud Heaven appears as the home of Nanael in ''QueensBlade'', complete with Greco-Roman architecture lying about.
* The ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' Tribute Comics included in the pamphlets for TheMovie adaptations typically ends with a scene showing all the named characters who have died in so far in the [[AlternateContinuity movie continuity]] watching over the characters from this type of heaven. Even [[spoiler:[[TragicVillain Precia]] and [[PureMagicBeing Reinforce]]]].
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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* DCComics have sometimes featured Fluffy Cloud Heaven, often with the [[JustifiedTrope justification]] that Heaven doesn't ''really'' look like this, but it's something [[AFormYouAreComfortableWith mortals can comprehend]]. In the CrisisCrossover ''Day of Judgement'' a side-door in Fluffy Cloud Heaven leads to Grey Cloud Purgatory.
** It's also established in the DC Universe that the afterlife tends to be what the deceased ''wants'', so if a good person expects Fluffy Cloud Heaven and desires it, that is what he will get.
* ''Comicbook/TheLifeAndTimesOfScroogeMcDuck'' features this version, complete with pastel colors and a fluffy cloud golf course.
* Subverted in ''JohnnyTheHomicidalManiac'', where the entrance to Fluffy Cloud Heaven is covered in filth and grime. Heaven itself is fairly standard.
* Fluffy Cloud Heaven appears in some ''ComicBook/ChickTracts'', such as "This Was Your Life".
** This being ''the'' Jack Chick, however, he's far more interested in FireAndBrimstoneHell
* ''ComicBook/TheChroniclesOfWormwood'' by Creator/GarthEnnis. The AntiChrist visits Fluffy Cloud Heaven with the permission of Jesus (who is a brain damaged black man, no really). It's the typical sort, with a few inversions. It acts as the DeFacto hell for terrorists, who are the nannies for babies' souls in Heaven. Each terrorist gets seventy babies to take care of. Think about it.
* R. Crumb's ''Mr. Natural'' has him getting hit by a car and waking up in Fluffy Cloud Heaven. He's amazed at the angels singing hymns, "the whole shtick!" God greets him and asks how he likes it, and Mr. Natural chuckles that it's a little corny and outdated. God is insulted and has him booted back to earth.
* Parodied by the Belgian one-page series ''Passe-moi l'ciel!''.
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[[folder:Film]]
* Heaven in ''Film/TheFrighteners'' is half this, half bright-white-light. Hell, on the other hand, is half fire 'n' brimstone, half gigantic Lovecraftian worms that gobble souls up and then dive back into the abyss.
* In ''Film/BillAndTedsBogusJourney'' Bill and Ted go to FluffyCloudHeaven to talk God into helping them find someone smart enough to defeat their [[EvilTwin Evil Robot doubles]].
** That Fluffy Cloud Heaven is a tribute to that in the 1946 film ''A Matter of Life and Death'', in which David Niven's character shuttles between our world and Heaven as a result of a bureaucratic mix-up.
* The ending to ''Film/CasinoRoyale1967'' sums up the tone of the movie - a huge explosion sends all the principal characters to Fluffy Cloud Heaven as harp-playing angels.
** All except Jimmy Bond, who instead goes to "a place that is terribly hot."
* In ''Stardust Memories'', Woody Allen's filmmaker character is incensed when behind-his-back ExecutiveMeddling slaps a happy ending in Fluffy Cloud "Jazz Heaven" to his deliberately somber movie.
* In the historical film ''BlackRobe'', Christian missionaries in the year 1634 have a lot of difficulty converting Native Americans because this is how they describe heaven to them. The Native Americans find the concept immensely unappealing.
* In ''[[WesternAnimation/IceAge Ice Age 2]]'', Scrat dies and goes to fluffy cloud squirrel heaven where he encounters an enormous golden acorn. Unfortunately, that acorn proves just as frustratingly elusive to him as all the rest, as Sid performs CPR on him and brings him back to life just as he is reaching out to touch it.
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[[folder:Literature]]
* Paradiso, one of the Seven Heavens in the ''Literature/AstralDawn'' series, is modeled after this old myth about Heaven.
* Subverted in Creator/RobertAHeinlein's ''Literature/JobAComedyOfJustice.'' Protagonist Alex dies and goes to Fluffy Cloud Heaven, only to learn that it's deadly dull and overrun with CelestialBureaucracy.
** The scene is taken directly from Heinlein's favorite book, ''Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice'' by James Cabell. Except that it's [[spoiler: run by the hero's grandmother, who lambasted the god-above-God into making it this way.]]
* In ''[[IncarnationsOfImmortality For Love Of Evil]]'', Satan is trying to take over partly because he's seen that heaven is a fluffy totalitarian police state and wants to free the souls there.
** Mock-Heaven in Hell is also a Fluffy Cloud Heaven in the same book
* In Creator/MarkTwain's "Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven", Heaven at first is like this - but it is later revealed that this is because that's what most people expect, and Heaven tries to make people happy by giving them anything they want. Most people eventually wise up and develop more interesting lives in Heaven later.
** Mark Twain also lampoons Fluffy Cloud Heaven in ''Letters from the Earth'', written from Satan's perspective while visiting Earth.
* Website/TheOnion's book ''Literature/OurDumbCentury'' features a spoof headline from the week after the airplane was invented, about the government planning airplane expeditions to Heaven. The story reveals that within ten years, it will be possible for the average American to vacation there.
* ''Literature/TheWishList'' by Eoin Colfer (of Artemis Fowl fame) features a heaven much like this, including St. Peter examining case files by computer (it's played for laughs to an extent). The FireAndBrimstoneHell, needless to say, is even sillier.
* In the ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'' stories young Davy has been studying this concept of heaven. He remarks that he doesn't want to go there until he's really, ''really'' old, and wonders if they'll let him play a harmonica instead of a harp.
* The ''[[DivineComedy Divine Comedia]]'' has fluffy clouds in some parts of heaven but otherwise follows nothing of this trope. Mostly, Paradisio is [[TakeOurWordForIt too perfect to really describe]].
* Creator/CSLewis subverts this trope in ''TheGreatDivorce'' where instead of an ethereal and possibly boring fluffy cloud heaven, heaven is a beautiful country that is much more real than Earth (which is described as merely a shadow of heaven). When spirits from Earth or Hell try to walk on the grass in Heaven, it stabs through their feet, because everything there is more real than them. In this book, it is Hell that is described as insubstantial and dreadfully dull.
** This is more or less how he describes "Aslan's Country" in ''TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' as well.
* In ''DiaryOfAWimpyKid,'' Rowley draws a cartoon where the character goes to Fluffy Cloud Heaven. The character foolishly reminds St. Peter of the time he stole candy as a child and gets tossed off a cloud, shouting the comic's CatchPhrase "ZOO-WEE-MAMAAAAAA!"
* A short story collection by Creator/AnthonyHorowitz includes ''Howard's End''; a story about a bully who dies and cheats his way into Fluffy Cloud Heaven. He swiftly gets bored of the endless and uneventful world, feeling himself begin to lose it, and shouts that he lied to get in, shouldn't be there and deserves to be in Hell, which he imagines to be more eventful. [[spoiler: [[ThisIsntHeaven St. Peter simply turns around and tells him that he already is]].]]
* In ''Literature/TheFaultInOurStars'', Gus says he doesn't believe in this, but does say he believes in "Something".
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[[folder:Live Action TV]]
* The concept is mentioned in ''Series/BlackAdder'';
-->'''Edmund:''' You see, the thing about heaven is that heaven is for people who like the sort of things that go on in heaven. Like, well, singing, talking to God, watering pot(ted) plants.
* Creator/StephenColbert, as a right-wing satire created by a devout Catholic, naturally has a very stereotypical (and more than slightly mangled) view of religion, and of Heaven:
-->'''Colbert:''' I'll get a harp, I'll have a mint julep and I'll ask RonaldReagan questions.
-->'''Bishop N.T. Wright:''' And you'll be sitting there like that guy in TheFarSide cartoon, saying "Gee, I wish I'd brought a magazine".
* LennyHenry imagined the 'House Band in Heaven' on his show - Elvis, Otis Redding, Karen Carpenter, Hendrix, Kurt Cobain... and George Formby on ukelele; "'[[OopNorth Ey up]] Mr Hendrix can I 'ave a go? (sings) 'Ey Joe... where you goin' with that gun in yer 'and?'
* In ''Series/MahouSentaiMagiranger'', the Heavenly Saints live in Magitopia, a Fluffy Cloud Heaven-like AlternateUniverse. There are buildings here, actually: expect the inside to be [[WhiteVoidRoom endless with no signs of walls or doors, and stark white all around (including the pillars and any furniture.)]] However, this being {{sentai}}, the Saints themselves are PeopleInRubberSuits instead of [[WingedHumanoid Winged Humanoids]]. Some of them command HumongousMecha while others just become giant sized on their own.
* Notably averted in the HBO adaptation of ''AngelsInAmerica''; whether or not it is played this way on-stage can vary by production.
* In an animated skit on ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'', the gentlemen end up on a fluffy cloud in heaven... While women on a cloud below beg them not to jump. They are eventually rescued by firemen. Arriving on a fire-fluffy-cloud.
* An entire season ([[BritishBrevity all ten episodes]]) of the Norwegian comedy show ''Fleksnes Fataliteter'' revolved around the main character dying and ending up in front of the Pearly Gates. But St. Peter doesn't allow him entrance, and instead makes him watch various scenes from his life (which partly includes [[ClipShow footage from earlier seasons]]).
* In ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', the whitelighters' domain ("[[NotUsingTheZWord Up There]]") looks like this, with clouds, white pillars, and a white-robed dress code (that Leo ignores because jeans are more comfortable).
* Referenced in the ''{{Scrubs}}'' episode, "My Way Home," where J.D. and Turk discuss their plans to meet up "by the milkshake pool on the [[GirlOnGirlIsHot lesbian]] cloud" in Heaven after they both die.
* ''SaturdayNightLive'' heartwarmingly played it straight in a tribute to Rodney Dangerfield. In the sketch, St. Peter reads a list of questions to the late comedian, then simply says, "Okay, you can get in." RD is amazed at this, and St. Peter admits, "I just wanted to hear those jokes one last time." RD is nearly reduced to tears upon realizing that he has finally gotten some respect.
* In one episode of ''HappyDays'', a nun visits a sick Fonzie in the hospital and he asks her about Heaven, worried that he might "end up on a cloud with a bunch of nerds." The nun assures him that there will be separate "cool clouds" and "nerd clouds."
* ''{{SCTV}}'' did a tv show parody "Quincy, Cartoon Coroner" where the title character (Joe Flaherty) investigates the deaths of LooneyTunes cartoon characters. Appropriately, the show ends with him getting blown up by a CartoonBomb and ending up here.
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[[folder:Music]]
* Invoked and rejected by Music/{{Rammstein}}'s song "Engel". The chorus, translated:
-->''First if the clouds have gone to sleep
-->you can see us in the sky
-->we are afraid and alone
-->God knows I don't want to be an angel''
* Played with by Music/TalkingHeads:
--> ''Heaven / Heaven is a place / A place where nothing / Nothing ever happens...''
* Played with by Music/{{Radiohead}}:
--> ''When I'm at the Pearly Gates / This'll be on my videotape...''
* Music/WeirdAlYankovic's song ''Everything You Know Is Wrong'' has him dying as a result of an infected paper cut and winding up in Heaven where he get the room next to the noisy ice machine for all eternity.
* Music/FlightOfTheConchords informs us, "There are angels in the clouds.... [[IntercourseWithYou doin' it.]]"
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[[folder: Massive Multiplayer Online RPG]]
* MapleStory has Orbis. It has clouds, heavenly music and angels. However, there are monsters that can quickly kill you if you're not at a high enough level.
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[[folder: Mythology]]
* [[InvertedTrope Inverted]]: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niflhel Niflhel]] of NorseMythology is more or less Fluffy Cloud Hell.
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[[folder:Newspaper Comics]]
* Parodied to... well, death, in ''TheFarSide'':
** "Welcome to Heaven. Here's your harp." "Welcome to Hell. Here's your accordion."
** Two dead people standing on a cloud. One has a shotgun and is bringing down live birds. "Are you sure you're supposed to be doin' that?"
** Someone gets sent to "hog heaven". It's Fluffy Cloud Heaven [[RecycledINSPACE WITH PIGS!]]
** "... wish I'd brought a magazine..."
** Life on Cloud Eight.
** Colonel Sanders has an unpleasant surprise, upon finding statues of chickens outside the Pearly Gates.
* Cartoonist Creator/GahanWilson is also fond of this trope. One of his cartoons shows some angels (and by "angels" we mean "guys in cheap robes with wire halos and cardboard wings") standing around in a small grubby room labeled "Heaven", with one of them commenting "I expected the place to be a lot more classy!"
* Played straight in ''TheFamilyCircus''. Also, dead relatives return to Earth to [[SpiritAdvisor talk to the living]].
* Sherman goes here in ShermansLagoon after being hit on the head with a speedboat.
* ''FrankAndErnest'': "I'm driving the Air Force nuts with my Frisbee!"
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* In the video game ''VideoGame/CaveStory'', the final enemies are demons who disguise themselves as Cupid-esque cherubs; the truth is revealed after they are killed.
* At the end of Blue's Story in ''VideoGame/SagaFrontier'' for the original [=PlayStation=], ''Hell'' resembles Fluffy Cloud Heaven...until Hell's Lord shifts from his humanoid form to his monstrous one.
* Celestia in ''Franchise/{{Disgaea}}'' resembles this.
** As does the heaven visible in ''SoulNomadAndTheWorldEaters''.
* ''VideoGame/SuperPaperMario'' has the "Overthere", a land of clouds and Nimbis for Good Players who [[NeverSayDie got their Game Over]]. Not to be confused with ''other'' more mortal cloud lands in the SuperMarioBros universe, of which [[BubblyClouds there are quite a few]].
* In ''VideoGame/{{Afterlife}}'', you build a Fluffy Cloud Heaven, though the angels are the working force instead of the residents (and some souls can become angels through training).
** The angels can also be residents as well (if you don't want them commuting from some other universe's Heaven), though they're segregated away from regular souls into their own special residential complexes. Got to be a trope in that somewhere...
* ''TheSimpsonsGame'' plays this concept fairly straight. Cloud hopping and angelic versions of enemies from previous levels run rampant.
* The DiscOneFinalDungeon of ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' is a variation of this with a somewhat melancholy ballad as the theme music. [[spoiler:This is because it was made from Nanako's desire to see her dead mother again.]]
** Part it also manifested from [[spoiler: Namatame's]] messiah complex.
* While it's probably not actually supposed to be heaven, Skyworld in ''VideoGame/KidIcarus'' certainly looks the part.
* ''[[VideoGame/DragonSlayer Romancia: Dragon Slayer Jr]].'' has this as one of its areas.
* One death of SpaceAce [[http://www.148apps.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/img_00671.png had Ace and Kimmy in heaven on the motorcycle, with Ace smiling at the camera.]] [[http://yosemite-sam.net/Solutions/SpaceAce-Walk.htm This]] walkthrough calls it Motorcycle Heaven.
** The [[PortingDisaster SNES version]] only had Ace in it, since Kimmy is not rescued until the end of the level.
* In the intro of ''VideoGame/{{Messiah}}'' Heaven is shown as basically a fluffy mass of clouds, with God's and Bob's disembodied voices talking over it.
* ''Goetterdaemmerung RPG'' has a Game Over scene where the player characters have become little angels.
* Played straight in a sense in ''{{Touhou}}'' where Bhava-agra, the home of the celestials, while not being a Christian realm of fluffy clouds and angels, is this trope's Buddhistic counterpart; a realm of {{Floating Continent}}s and lush greenery.
** Also deconstructed in a way with Hinanawi Tenshi who, rather than becoming a celestial by her own virtue, simply trancended along with her parents, (presumably because it would've been cruel to subject her to ParentalAbandonment,) and as such has none of the self-dicipline and maturity that typically grants a mortal entrance to Bhava-agra as a celestial... So how does a being with the mind of an unenlighted mortal turn out if it grows up in a world of instant gratifications? Why, it turns into a SpoiledBrat who's willing to majorly fuck up stuff down on Earth [[ItAmusedMe just to relieve its own ginormous boredom]], that's how... According to WordOfGod, Tenshi is not malicious, though; she's just a case of ChildrenAreInnocent enforced by the lack of CharacterDevelopment a place like FluffyCloudHeaven would invoke.
* Ultra Heaven, the last World in ''VideoGame/SuperMonkeyBall: Banana Blitz''.
* If Tiki dies under certain conditions in ''VideoGame/TheNewzealandStory'' he will find himself in a Heaven of this kind, where however he still has to defeat enemies and avoid spikes. The prize for completing it is [[NonstandardGameOver eternal sleep in the arms of the Goddess]]. [[spoiler: There is a way out, and finding it will make Tiki restart with one life in the level after the one he died in.]]
* The second stage of early PlayStation game ''Kyuiin'', a CuteEmUp, is this. Since [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4zbZm_X-O8 the players are gunning down]] rows of cherubs, angels and archangels, it may also count as RageAgainstTheHeavens, if it wasn't all inspired by fairy tales.
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[[folder:Webcomics]]
* ''Webcomic/{{Blip}}''. The clouds won't support anyone who isn't sufficiently holy.
* Subverted in [[http://www.brawlinthefamily.com/?p=1138 this]] strip from ''Webcomic/BrawlInTheFamily''. [[spoiler:That was mean, Lakitu]].
* ''Webcomic/DresdenCodak'' employs a variation of this, known as ''Secular Heaven'', an afterlife specifically reserved for people who don't believe in an afterlife. [[CrystalDragonJesus With dragons]].
* Subverted partially in ''Webcomic/{{Narbonic}}'', when a bunch of monstrous creatures turn out to be cherubim: they, unlike the traditional babies with wings, more closely resemble the Ezekiel description. (Imagine a ball of eyes with six wings and insectoid jaws, and you'll have a pretty good idea.)
** This depiction of cherubim owes a lot to the character Progo from Creator/MadeleineLEngle's ''Literature/AWindInTheDoor'', who is similarly depicted -- and who identifies himself as a "cherubim" rather than a "cherub", insisting that on some level he is in fact a plural entity.
* Used in ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'', when [[spoiler:Roy Greenhilt]] [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0485.html dies]]. This is just a sort of proto-heaven adventurers go to so that they can get sorted out in the great bureaucracy of the Afterlife; if you're approved, you get to go hang out in the first level of real Heaven until being raised or the desire for more spiritual fare sends you elsewhere. If not, you have to stay in Fluffy Cloud Heaven until that assessment changes.
** It's implied that the Lawful Good heaven ascends to spiritual heights that mortals would only achieve after a long period there, but at least the entry has all the trappings of this trope. There's fluffy clouds, pearly gates, spirits peering down on the lives of the living. No St. Peter, but there's a morality-auditing angel with desk and computer.
** And when Gary Gygax died, there was a special homage cartoon where he showed up and had a chat with [[spoiler:Roy]]. Also, an archon warned him not to go near the [[TabletopGame/TombOfHorrors Hall of Characters Who Died without a Saving Throw]]...
* The ''Webcomic/RoosterTeeth'' webcomic showed this in one comic, where some recently dead celebrities were [[CrossesTheLineTwice moping about being forgotten since MJ just died.]]
* ''Webcomic/SatanAndMe'''s version of heaven is this.
* In ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'', [[http://www.sinfest.net/archive_page.php?comicID=3534 a Star Wars parody features the Cloud World Heavendor.]]
* ''Webcomic/TwoLumps'' had [[http://twolumps.net/d/20110624.html this]] fanart tribute after Raistlin's death.
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[[folder:Web Original]]
* This main page from ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'', which portrays Homestar as an angel in Heaven.
* In ''ImAMarvelAndImADC'', [[spoiler: Superman]] arrives here, only to meet [[spoiler: Captain America]] and told it was not his time yet.
* Tabor Robak's "[[http://heaven.internetarchaeology.org/ Heaven]]", an Internet art piece which combines old, animated [=GIFs=] and MIDI music into an oddly touching sort of fluffy pixel heaven.
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[[folder:Western Animation]]
* Nearly any North American cartoon, especially ''TheGaryColemanShow''.
* Spoofed in ''TheSimpsons''. One chapter of the former shows the difference between the "Protestant Heaven", a great gala of classy British and American gentlemen, and the "Catholic Heaven", with Latinos breaking piņatas and Irish dancing like Michael Flatley.
** Spoofed further in another episode where Marge forces the family to watch a Christian sitcom "about the everyday lives of angels" called ''Good Heavens''. It depicts a middle-aged angel couple sitting on clouds reading, their dull routine only broken up by the wife telling the husband that Jesus called that afternoon ("He DID?!!?")
** "Cloud goes up; cloud goes down; cloud goes up; cloud goes down ..."
** Principal Skinner mentions that his vision of heaven "wasn't clouds and angels playing harps, like at the end of so many ''[[Film/TheThreeStooges Three Stooges]]'' shorts".
* ''FamilyGuy'': Seen in many spot gags, with the Abrahamic, Western world version of God often featured. "God" was frequently seen with a prostitute (as part of the show's satrical look at religion).
* In the aptly named ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' episode "A Ladder to Heaven", the boys try to build a physical ladder to Fluffy Cloud Heaven to contact the deceased Kenny so he can tell them where he hid a raffle ticket. They do succeed in reaching the clouds, but find no one there. The actual Heaven turns out to really be a Fluffy Cloud Heaven.
** Also shown in the episode "Best Friends Forever", where Kenny controls Heaven's army by [[ItMakesSenseInContext PSP]].
** [[spoiler: Saddam Hussein]], who has been stalking his ex-lover Satan and simply ends up back in Hell every time Satan kills him is given the ultimate punishment of sent to this Mormon Fluffy Cloud Heaven, and is borne away [[BigNo screaming]] by cheerful Mormons who want him to "join our play about why it's wrong to lie."
** In the movie, Kenny is [[HopeSpot about to be welcomed]] into Fluffy Cloud Heaven complete with topless angels before he falls into Hell. [[spoiler:He gains re-entry with his HeroicSacrifice.]]
* In ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}: The Beast with a Billion Backs'', it is revealed that this version of Heaven takes place on a [[spoiler:planet-sized, tentacled alien from another universe]].
** The idea is played with when Leela says [[GoodIsBoring it's boring]] because everything is so wholesome, and we then see that people indeed have regular orgies.
* The racist Uncle Ruckus dreams in ''TheBoondocks'' episode "The Passion of Reverend Ruckus" of briefly visiting "White Heaven". He is met by Ronald Reagan, who explains that there are many "separate but equal" heavens for the various races, but strongly hinting that White Heaven is better.
* ''RobotChicken'' mocked this heavily as one skit featured a Fluffy Cloud Heaven that had people being regularly sucked into airplane jet engines.
* In ''BeavisAndButthead'', Beavis is (temporarily) dead after running head-on into a wall. He rises through the clouds hearing angelic choirs ("This music sucks!") and encounters St. Peter, who reads all Beavis's bad deeds recorded in his life journal...this ends up going on a long time with no sign of ending.
-->'''Beavis:''' Uhh, this is beginning to suck. Do I get into Heaven or not?
-->'''St. Peter:''' ...umm, no.
* ''AllDogsGoToHeaven'' has this in spades. The sequel makes no attempt to hide how boring it could be to spend an eternity in a heaven like this, complete with a song called "It's Too Heavenly Here".
* This was a very common trope during TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation, showing up a lot in WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes, WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry, and others.
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[[folder:Other]]
* There are a million jokes which begin with people standing in front of St. Peter at the Pearly Gates.
* It has been noticed that whenever a famous person (naturally, only people who were famous for doing good things) dies, there will be an [[PoliticalCartoons editorial cartoon]] showing that person in Fluffy Cloud Heaven, either making some wisecrack to the angels/other dead people about what they're famous for or discovering that the angels/other dead people are fans of theirs.
** Randall Mario Poffo, AKA "Macho Man Randy Savage," may not have had an official editorial cartoon, but he did die just before a certain religious cult's predicted Rapture was supposed to happen. Internet fan art depicts him in Heaven, in costume, delivering a flying elbow slam to an unsuspecting Jesus before he can rapture the people of Earth. Macho Man died so that we may live.
** One that turned up in ''USA Today'' had late comedian George Carlin arriving here with the implication he was in trouble for having [[Main/{{Deconstruction}} deconstructed]] religion so often in his act, which seems like a cruel TakeThat.
** Also, when Richard Nixon died, he went here but apparently had to listen to the Watergate tapes for all eternity.
** Another shows Rosa Parks being invited to sit in the front of a heaven-bound bus.
** James Doohan had a great one in the British ''Daily Mirror'', where St. Peter phones God to tell him "I've just beamed up Scotty".
** One cartoon after Johnny Carson's death showed him standing at the Pearly Gates where St. Peter assures him that "Every cartoonist who draws me saying 'Heeeere's Johnny!' will be going straight to Hell."
** When radio cricket commentator Brian Johnston died, a Private Eye cartoon paid homage to his usual nicknaming habit by showing him entering the Pearly Gates and cheerily saying "Morning, Godders!" to the Almighty.
** When Creator/BillyMays died, CtrlAltDel made a [[http://www.cad-comic.com/cad/20090629 comic]] about it.
** ''Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}'' has one about [[http://www.shortpacked.com/2011/comic/book-13/05-the-death-of-snkrs/pearlygates/ Christopher Hitchens]], complete with LampshadeHanging.
** There were so many doing this to Creator/SteveJobs that [[http://weknowmemes.com/2011/10/steve-jobs-gets-reincarnated-comic/ one depicted him complaining about how inappropriate they were for a Buddhist]].
* This trope is at least partially justified by linguistics. In the Greek and Latin [[Literature/TheBible Bible]] editions, the word for sky is also used as the word for heaven. Greek has οὐρανός (ouranos) and Latin has caelum. It still applies in many modern languages, with French having ciel, German having Himmel, etc. Even in English, "the heavens" is an old-fashioned word for the sky. There is a great deal of Judeo-Christian symbolic association of heaven with the sky.
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---->[-Of course we couldn't have gone for the-]
---->[-[[DealWithTheDevil all-inclusive]] [[AHellOfATime luxury pack]] at [[FireAndBrimstoneHell the other place]],-]
---->[-being stuck in this one room, all clouds, no AC,-]
---->[-with [[KitschCollection grandma figurines playing instruments]] for the rest of eternity,-]
---->[-[[SarcasmMode now that sounds much more fun]]. -]
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