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* Take to extremes in Creator/SimonRGreen's ''Literature/{{The Gods of Haven}}'', where Literature/{{Hawk and Fisher}} must hunt monsters in tunnels overgrown by "Crawling Jenny": an amorphous carnivorous life form made up of cobwebs, fungus, and moss.

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* Take ''Literature/ForestKingdom'': Taken to extremes in Creator/SimonRGreen's ''Literature/{{The Gods the ''Hawk & Fisher'' spinoff series' book 6 (''The Bones of Haven}}'', Haven''), where Literature/{{Hawk and Fisher}} the titular couple must hunt monsters in tunnels overgrown by "Crawling Jenny": Jenny" -- an amorphous carnivorous life form made up of cobwebs, fungus, and moss.


* Despite taking place both in a jungle-esque environment, and in caverns the ''Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'' movie only sees spiderwebs once for a throw-away gag to highlight Alex' hypocrisy.

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* Despite taking place both in a jungle-esque environment, and in caverns the ''Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'' movie only sees spiderwebs once for a throw-away gag to highlight Alex' Alex's hypocrisy.


* The indispensable servants to vampires and mad scientists, the [[TheIgor Igors]], are bound to tradition in these matters. ''Marthter Mutht Have Cobwebth''. This is such an unwritten law that ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' Igors go out of their way to provide them, uthing, sorry, ''using'', specially trained spiders who are driven on with very small whips. A traditional Igor is driven to betray an unsympathetic modern Vampire with different ideas about cobwebs (he doesn't like them and orders Igor to get rid of them) in ''Discworld/CarpeJugulum''.

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* The indispensable servants to vampires and mad scientists, the [[TheIgor Igors]], are bound to tradition in these matters. ''Marthter Mutht Have Cobwebth''. This is such an unwritten law that ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' Igors go out of their way to provide them, uthing, sorry, ''using'', specially trained spiders who are driven on with very small whips. A traditional Igor is driven to betray an unsympathetic modern Vampire with different ideas about cobwebs (he doesn't like them and orders Igor to get rid of them) in ''Discworld/CarpeJugulum''.''Literature/CarpeJugulum''.


* ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarves'': One of Snow White's biggest tasks when she starts cleaning the dwarves' cottage is getting rid of all the cobwebs covering... just about every corner of everything.

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* ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarves'': ''WesternAnimation/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'': One of Snow White's biggest tasks when she starts cleaning the dwarves' cottage is getting rid of all the cobwebs covering... just about every corner of everything.

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* In a non-spider example, one of the hotel rooms in ''VideoGame/DarkFall : Lost Souls'' is completely overgrown with ''cocoons'' dangling from the ceiling on strands of insect webbing. Cocoons, which house hissing, writhing larvae.

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* ''ComicBook/WonderWoman1987'': Diana is very unsettled by the cobwebs and dust coating the inside of Thomas Randolph's home, mostly because they make the place look like it's been abandoned for years when Randolph cleared himself and his victims out less than twenty-four hours prior and the rapid state of decay is the side effect of powerful and dangerous magic use.

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* In ''Film/HeadlessHorseman'', the inside of the Headless's cellar is shrouded in cobwebs when he awakens: having been untouched for 7 years..

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* ''Film/TalesOfTerror'': In "Morella", Lenore arrives back at her family home only to find the house deserted and covered in cobwebs: no one having cleaned it in 25 years.


* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. The Scooby Gang enter a frat house that's been turned into a HauntedHouse (for real, unknown to them).

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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. The In "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS4E4FearItself Fear Itself]]", the Scooby Gang enter a frat house that's been turned into a HauntedHouse (for real, unknown to them).


* Played with in the first ''Film/MortalKombat'' movie. One hero insists that they person they're following went down a cobweb-criss-crossed corridor, despite none of the webs being broken...

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* Played with in the first ''Film/MortalKombat'' movie.''Film/MortalKombatTheMovie''. One hero insists that they person they're following went down a cobweb-criss-crossed corridor, despite none of the webs being broken...


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* Due to SpiderMan's webbing, he has accomplished this, often covering narrow passages with webbing in order to snare enemies.

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* Due to SpiderMan's ComicBook/SpiderMan's webbing, he has accomplished this, often covering narrow passages with webbing in order to snare enemies.



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* Not only is the Great Owl's lair in ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNimh'' covered in cobwebs, but the Owl ''himself'' is covered in them too. [[HeavySleeper How long does this guy sleep, anyway?]]
* ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarves'': One of Snow White's biggest tasks when she starts cleaning the dwarves' cottage is getting rid of all the cobwebs covering... just about every corner of everything.
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* Take to extremes in Creator/SimonRGreen's ''Literature/{{The Gods Of Haven}}'', where {{Hawk and Fisher}} must hunt monsters in tunnels overgrown by "Crawling Jenny": an amorphous carnivorous life form made up of cobwebs, fungus, and moss.

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* The indispensable servants to vampires and mad scientists, the [[TheIgor Igors]], are bound to tradition in these matters. ''Marthter Mutht Have Cobwebth''. This is such an unwritten law that ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' Igors go out of their way to provide them, uthing, sorry, ''using'', specially trained spiders who are driven on with very small whips. A traditional Igor is driven to betray an unsympathetic modern Vampire with different ideas about cobwebs (he doesn't like them and orders Igor to get rid of them) in ''Discworld/CarpeJugulum''.
* In ''Literature/{{Gormenghast}}'' the flooded attic, making Flay and Swelter's fight an InterestingSituationDuel.
* Take to extremes in Creator/SimonRGreen's ''Literature/{{The Gods Of of Haven}}'', where {{Hawk Literature/{{Hawk and Fisher}} must hunt monsters in tunnels overgrown by "Crawling Jenny": an amorphous carnivorous life form made up of cobwebs, fungus, and moss.



* In ''Literature/{{Gormenghast}}'' the flooded attic, making Flay and Swelter's fight an InterestingSituationDuel.
* The indispensable servants to vampires and mad scientists, the [[TheIgor Igors]], are bound to tradition in these matters. ''Marthter Mutht Have Cobwebth''. This is such an unwritten law that ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' Igors go out of their way to provide them, uthing, sorry, ''using'', specially trained spiders who are driven on with very small whips. A traditional Igor is driven to betray an unsympathetic modern Vampire with different ideas about cobwebs (he doesn't like them and orders Igor to get rid of them) in ''Discworld/CarpeJugulum''.



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* One episode of ''Series/HannahMontana'' has Hannah/Miley singing in a backstage area for the HollywoodToneDeaf Lily. This backstage area happens to be home to a giant spiderweb, and therefore a bunch of tarantulas - and, as Miley apparently has a raging case of arachnophobia, HilarityEnsues. This particular web is ''slightly'' different from the others, in that it's one huge web instead of a thin sheet of fuzzy stuff - [[SpecialEffectFailure although the web is visibly made up of tied-together ropes, and 90% of the spiders are recognizably props]].
* In the very first episode of ''Series/{{Merlin 2008}}'', Mary Collins (Disguised as Lady Helen) sings an enchantment to the courtroom, making everyone fall asleep. Cobwebs start forming over everyone who falls victim.
* In ''Series/{{Primeval}}'' series 3 episode 6, Connor walks right into one of the cobwebs in the underground bunker under the safehouse.

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* One episode of ''Series/HannahMontana'' has Hannah/Miley singing in a backstage area for the HollywoodToneDeaf Lily. This backstage area happens to be home to a giant spiderweb, and therefore a bunch of tarantulas - and, as Miley apparently has a raging case of arachnophobia, HilarityEnsues. This particular web is ''slightly'' different from the others, in that it's one huge web instead of a thin sheet of fuzzy stuff - [[SpecialEffectFailure although the web is visibly made up of tied-together ropes, and 90% of the spiders are recognizably props]].
* In the very first episode of ''Series/{{Merlin 2008}}'', Mary Collins (Disguised as Lady Helen) sings an enchantment to the courtroom, making everyone fall asleep. Cobwebs start forming over everyone who falls victim.
* In ''Series/{{Primeval}}'' series 3 episode 6, Connor walks right into one of the cobwebs in the underground bunker under the safehouse.
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-->'''Willow:''' Uh, ah! Cobweb! Okay that part was realistic.
-->'''Oz:''' Frat boys aren't too obsessive with their cleaning. Might not be decoration per se.

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-->'''Willow:''' Uh, ah! Cobweb! Okay that part was realistic.
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realistic.\\
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Frat boys aren't too obsessive with their cleaning. Might not be decoration per se.se.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS37E4ArachnidsInTheUK "Arachnids in the UK"]], the [[BigCreepyCrawlies oversized spiders]] roaming Sheffield create these ''very'' quickly, leaving a flat and a luxury hotel covered in webs.
* One episode of ''Series/HannahMontana'' has Hannah/Miley singing in a backstage area for the HollywoodToneDeaf Lily. This backstage area happens to be home to a giant spiderweb, and therefore a bunch of tarantulas - and, as Miley apparently has a raging case of arachnophobia, HilarityEnsues. This particular web is ''slightly'' different from the others, in that it's one huge web instead of a thin sheet of fuzzy stuff - [[SpecialEffectFailure although the web is visibly made up of tied-together ropes, and 90% of the spiders are recognizably props]].
* In the very first episode of ''Series/{{Merlin 2008}}'', Mary Collins (Disguised as Lady Helen) sings an enchantment to the courtroom, making everyone fall asleep. Cobwebs start forming over everyone who falls victim.
* In ''Series/{{Primeval}}'' series 3 episode 6, Connor walks right into one of the cobwebs in the underground bunker under the safehouse.



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* [[InvokedTrope Invoked by Allah himself]] in one of the very few miracles stated to have happened around Muhammad is, when he was escaping the city of Mecca and the Qraysh who were out to kill him, that he and his friend Abu Bakr hid in a tiny cave. Their pursuers followed their track to the entrance of the cave, but in the meantime a spider had woven her web all over the entrance and a dove had set her nest there. They decided that clearly no-one had gotten in there, and resumed their search elsewhere.
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* Not only is the Great Owl's lair in ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNimh'' covered in cobwebs, but the Owl ''himself'' is covered in them too. [[HeavySleeper How long does this guy sleep, anyway?]]
* One of [[Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarves Snow White's]] biggest tasks when she starts cleaning the dwarves' cottage is getting rid of all the cobwebs covering... just about every corner of everything.

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* TruthInTelevision, as arachnologists found out at [[http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/09/070912145919.htm Lake Tawakoni]].
* In Pakistan, spiders trying to escape floodwaters were driven into trees, creating [[http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2011-03/30/pakistan-tree-spiders this.
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* Not only This is the Great Owl's lair a real thing here in ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNimh'' covered in cobwebs, but the Owl ''himself'' Florida, USA thanks to various orb-weaver spiders, and some are known to build communal webs. In wild areas not frequented by people it is covered in them too. [[HeavySleeper How long does very easy to come across this guy sleep, anyway?]]
trope. They still occur outside though.
* One The caterpillars of [[Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarves Snow White's]] biggest tasks when she starts cleaning several Ermine moth species of the dwarves' cottage is getting rid of Yponomeuta genus weave thick webs around whole trees to be able to devour all the cobwebs covering... just about every corner of everything.leaves, protected from competing species and predators. The result looks like a gigantic cobweb encompassing an entire (often dying) tree.



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* [[{{TruthInTelevision}} Truth In Television]] as arachnologists found out at [[http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/09/070912145919.htm Lake Tawakoni.]]
* In Pakistan, spiders trying to escape floodwaters were driven into trees, creating [[http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2011-03/30/pakistan-tree-spiders this.]]
* This is a real thing here in Florida, USA thanks to various orb-weaver spiders, and some are known to build communal webs. In wild areas not frequented by people it is very easy to come across this trope. They still occur outside though.
* The caterpillars of several Ermine moth species of the Yponomeuta genus weave thick webs around whole trees to be able to devour all the leaves, protected from competing species and predators. The result looks like a gigantic cobweb encompassing an entire (often dying) tree.
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* [[InvokedTrope Invoked by Allah himself]] in one of the very few miracles stated to have happened around Muhammad is, when he was escaping the city of Mecca and the Qraysh who were out to kill him, that he and his friend Abu Bakr hid in a tiny cave. Their pursuers followed their track to the entrance of the cave, but in the meantime a spider had woven her web all over the entrance and a dove had set her nest there. They decided that clearly no-one had gotten in there, and resumed their search elsewhere.
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** In several caves of ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade''. Their extraordinarily thick presence at The Breath of God is required for the plot to work, but still nonsensical otherwise.

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** In several caves of ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade''. Their extraordinarily thick presence at [[https://i.stack.imgur.com/3YC32.png The Breath of God God]] is required for the plot to work, but still nonsensical otherwise.


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