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* In the second ''Franchise/{{Alien}}'' film, ''Film/{{Aliens}}'', we see Ripley looking out at a forest of twittering birds, when the CorruptCorporateExecutive comes in, turning the scenery back into a hospital wall. In the novelisation this 'solido' is realistic enough to fool her cat Jones into stalking the birds.

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* In the second ''Franchise/{{Alien}}'' film, extended version of ''Film/{{Aliens}}'', we see Ripley looking out at a forest of twittering birds, when the CorruptCorporateExecutive comes in, turning birds. When Burke walks in the scenery changes back into a hospital wall.wall in the SpaceStation she's on. In the novelisation this 'solido' is realistic enough to fool her cat Jones into stalking the birds.

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* In the novelisation of ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'', private quarters on the Moon include a version of this with a limited number of views. It's mentioned that there was a reluctance to spend money on such luxuries until the people in charge of their budget were convinced that it was necessary for morale when you can't step outside to look at the greenery.

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* The Glade in ''Literature/TheMazeRunner'' seems to be a vast outdoor courtyard surrounded by high walls, beyond which lies the Maze from which the characters are trying to escape. The only indication that things may not be quite what they seem is the fact that the weather never changes from one day to the next. In fact, the Glade was built in an enormous underground cavern, with the "sky" and "sun" being holograms created to give the illusion of an outdoor space.

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** A similar display appears in his other work ''Literature/ThereWillComeSoftRains'', which shows how the nursery reacts to catching fire.

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->"Home" consisted of a room on a subsurface level of a huge apartment building. Once, the Jiffi-View Company of greater Cleveland came by every six months and created a 3D projection, animated, of a view of Carmel, California. This "view" filled his room's "window," or ersatz window. However, of late, due to his bad financial situation he had given up trying to imagine that he lived on a great hill with a view of the sea and towering redwoods; he had become content -- or rather resigned -- to face blank, inert black glass.
-->-- ''Galactic Pot-Healer'', by Creator/PhilipKDick.


* ''Literature/PreludeToFoundation'': Hari Seldon goes to an indoor park on Trantor. Most native Trantorans don't go to the parks -- being that close to nature freaks them out -- but it's an amenity for off-worlders, who didn't grow up in a domed [[AbsurdlyCoolCity planet-wide city]].

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* ''Literature/PreludeToFoundation'': Hari Seldon goes to an indoor park on Trantor. Most native Trantorans don't go to the parks -- being that close to nature freaks them out -- but it's an amenity for off-worlders, who didn't grow up in a domed [[AbsurdlyCoolCity [[CityPlanet planet-wide city]].



* Creator/RayBradbury's short story "The Veldt". In a house of the future, the children's bedroom has virtual reality capability. It can project on its walls, ceiling and floor a simulation of an outdoor setting. The setting the children like most is an African veldt, complete with [[spoiler:predatory animals capable of killing people]].

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* Creator/RayBradbury's short story "The Veldt". "Literature/TheVeldt": In a house of the future, the children's bedroom has virtual reality capability. It can project on its walls, ceiling and floor a simulation of an outdoor setting. The setting the children like most is an African veldt, complete with [[spoiler:predatory animals capable of killing people]].



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* Valerian's first scene in ''Film/ValerianAndTheCityOfAThousandPlanets'' shows him sunbathing in a large room in a spaceship CG'ed up to look like a beach.

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** Wetland exhibits' pathways for visitors sometimes use slightly-yielding foam-matting or rubber flooring underfoot, to convey the tactile impression of soft sodden ground.

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** Exhibits devoted to nocturnal animals will clock-shift their lighting conditions to ensure the animals on display remain active when visitors are around to watch them. Often, recordings of ambient nocturnal sounds (crickets, owls, etc) will be played to reinforce visitors' impression that it's nighttime and out-of-doors.


* ''Series/PowerRangers'' has done this twice, specifically ''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy'' and ''Series/PowerRangersRPM''. The main setting of both series is a human-populated city enclosed within a massive dome which projects a sunny blue sky to the population. The contexts are different, with the former being a space colony cruising through the galaxy and the latter to protect the city from the post-apocalyptic nightmare the world has now become. However, in both cases, the reasoning does make sense when you think about it; when you're trapped in an enclosed environment in hostile territory and your future is uncertain, it's important to keep up morale. Of course, the real out-of-universe reason why is because the show needs a blue sky to match up with the ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' footage.

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* ''Series/PowerRangers'' ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' has done this twice, specifically ''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy'' and ''Series/PowerRangersRPM''. The main setting of both series is a human-populated city enclosed within a massive dome which projects a sunny blue sky to the population. The contexts are different, with the former being a space colony cruising through the galaxy and the latter to protect the city from the post-apocalyptic nightmare the world has now become. However, in both cases, the reasoning does make sense when you think about it; when you're trapped in an enclosed environment in hostile territory and your future is uncertain, it's important to keep up morale. Of course, the real out-of-universe reason why is because the show needs a blue sky to match up with the ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' footage.


* This is a common feature of theme parks in general, especially Disney and Universal. Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland, for example, has its queue area inside a building and styled such that it resembles a nighttime bayou complete with shooting stars and fireflies, and most of the ride is a mock-up of a colonial town during a pirate attack, which is entirely underground. Similarly, the last part of the Haunted Mansion at the same park is a graveyard full of ghosts and animates statues (explicitly set outside, since the ride vehicle enters that area through the attic window of the titular mansion) but is also entirely underground and therefore indoors.

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* This is a common feature of theme parks in general, especially Disney and Universal. Ride/DisneyThemeParks:
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Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland, for example, has its queue area inside a building and styled such that it resembles a nighttime bayou complete with shooting stars and fireflies, and most of the ride is a mock-up of a colonial town during a pirate attack, which is entirely underground. Similarly, underground.
** The Pirates ride in Tokyo Disney has a restaurant in
the bayou section, which feels like it's outdoors at night.
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last part of the Haunted Mansion at the same park is a graveyard full of ghosts and animates statues (explicitly set outside, since the ride vehicle enters that area through the attic window of the titular mansion) but is also entirely underground and therefore indoors.
** Sinbad's Storybook Voyage in Tokyo Disney Sea can be described as a surprising mashup between Pirates and It's A Small World. It features a high-seas adventure story, told with superdeforme-size puppets, but with a surprisingly intricate level of detail. Some scenes, like the second room with the storm, really amaze with the outdoor effect, and the effect of scale.
** It's A Small World can also count as this, depending on how one takes the style aspect.


* In ''Literature/PreludeToFoundation'' Hari Seldon goes to an indoor park on Trantor. Most native Trantorans don't go to the parks -- being that close to nature freaks them out -- but it's an amenity for off-worlders, who didn't grown up in a domed planet-sized city.

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* In ''Literature/PreludeToFoundation'' ''Literature/PreludeToFoundation'': Hari Seldon goes to an indoor park on Trantor. Most native Trantorans don't go to the parks -- being that close to nature freaks them out -- but it's an amenity for off-worlders, who didn't grown grow up in a domed planet-sized city.[[AbsurdlyCoolCity planet-wide city]].


* In ''Videogame/{{PREY}}'', the moment you swing your wrench, you learned first-hand that the whole prologue, including the whole city of San Francisco in view, are actually three-dimensional "Looking Glass" screens designed to simulate it, and you're in a space station for the whole time.

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* In ''Videogame/{{PREY}}'', ''Videogame/Prey2017'', the moment you swing your wrench, you learned first-hand that the whole prologue, including the whole city of San Francisco in view, are actually three-dimensional "Looking Glass" screens designed to simulate it, and you're in a space station for the whole time.



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* In ''Videogame/{{PREY}}'', the moment you swing your wrench, you learned first-hand that the whole prologue, including the whole city of San Francisco in view, are actually three-dimensional "Looking Glass" screens designed to simulate it, and you're in a space station for the whole time.

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