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* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'': Nowhere, Kansas. It looks like a desert wasteland where strange monsters show up for no real reason at all. [[StealthPun And the main cast lives in the middle of it.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'': Nowhere, Kansas. It looks like It's a desert small town built around a desert-like wasteland where strange monsters show up for no real reason at all. [[StealthPun And the main cast lives in the middle of it.]]

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* ''LightNovel/Overlord2012'' has the Great Tomb of Nazarick, headquarters of the series' VillainProtagonist and his minions. The whole place is guarded by legions of unholy creatures of which every single one could wipe anything from a city to a whole country off the surface of the map, a mess of portals and traps makes navigation incredibly confusing and prone to dumping intruders basically anywhere '''except''' where they want to go, trying your own teleportation spells gets you redirected into a sealed chamber where a {{Miko}} sics an army of monstrously powerful {{yokai}} on you, and past the very first floors, the "Tomb" completely and utterly stops even looking like a tomb. Nazarick was a habitat designed in a game that didn't have to make too many concessions to reality and it shows now that it's ''in'' reality. One floor is inexplicably a SlippySlideyIceWorld, another is a FireAndBrimstoneHell, meanwhile the sixth floor looks like a totally convincing simulation of being outside, complete with a vast forest and an open sky. [[spoiler:Arche from Foresight]] finds out the hard way that she's underground when she tries to fly away to safety only to encounter an invisible wall in the "sky".


[[caption-width-right:300: Apartments for rent: Reasonable rates, [[FireIceLightning heating, electricity and water]] included, [[BreadEggsMilkSquick teeming with restless souls of the damned]]. [[SchmuckBait Inquire without]].]]

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[[caption-width-right:300: Apartments for rent: Reasonable rates, [[FireIceLightning heating, electricity and water]] included, [[BreadEggsMilkSquick teeming with restless souls manifestations of the damned]]. [[SchmuckBait humanity's tormentous thoughts and emotions]]. [[AlienGeometries Inquire without]].]]


** Morioh is hinted to be this by certain elements early in ''Manga/JoJolion'', such as the Wall Eyes, but this plot point has been mostly abandoned.

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** Morioh is hinted to be this by certain elements early in ''Manga/JoJolion'', such as the Wall Eyes, but this plot point has been mostly abandoned.set aside for the time being.


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* Another ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'' fanfic, [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12954788/1/Mortified Mortified]], has the Digressed Tower, which is eldritch even by the standards of ghosts. Basically, every floor functions as a miniature alternate universe that changes the past of anyone who goes inside as long as they remain on the floor. The entire thing was the result of a failed psychological experiment. Interestingly, someone built a casino on the 80th floor.

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** Morioh is hinted to be this by certain elements early in ''Manga/JoJolion'', such as the Wall Eyes, but this plot point has been mostly abandoned.


* In ''[[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure JoJo's Bizzare Adventures]]'' Part 7: Steel Ball Run, the Devil's Palm is a moving supernatural landscape that appears at seemingly random in various parts of America which has a tendency to ensnare people that wander near it untill they die. If they survive, they are changed forever, being granted the power of a Stand. Despite the name [[spoiler: the phenomenon is actually linked to Jesus Christ, who, in this alternate universe, died in America and his corpse was broken up into nine pieces. The Devil's Palm stores its pieces and, rarely, grants them to people who survive it.]]

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* In ''[[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure JoJo's Bizzare Adventures]]'' Part 7: Steel Ball Run, ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureSteelBallRun'', the Devil's Palm is a moving supernatural landscape that appears at seemingly random in various parts of America which has a tendency to ensnare people that wander near it untill they die. If they survive, they are changed forever, being granted the power of a Stand. Despite the name [[spoiler: the phenomenon is actually linked to Jesus Christ, who, in this alternate universe, died in America and his corpse was broken up into nine pieces. The Devil's Palm stores its pieces and, rarely, grants them to people who survive it.]]


See also GeniusLoci, GardenOfEvil, OminousFloatingCastle, WorldTree, HyperspaceIsAScaryPlace, BiggerOnTheInside, YearInsideHourOutside, JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind.

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See also GeniusLoci, GardenOfEvil, OminousFloatingCastle, WorldTree, HyperspaceIsAScaryPlace, BiggerOnTheInside, YearInsideHourOutside, JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind.
JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind and VoidBetweenTheWorlds.

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* ''ComicBook/LockeAndKey'': The caves beneath the Keyhouse are implied to be somehow otherworldly, as the Black Door (which opens to a dimension of {{Eldritch Abomination}}s) is revealed via flashbacks to colonial times to have simply ''appeared'' there on its own, slowly forming out of a drawing on the wall the more that people paid attention to it.

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** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1372 SCP-1372]] is an anomalous stretch of ocean. For anyone moving across it going from west to east, it seems normal. Moving from east to west, though, it'll seem like they've come to the [[WaterfallIntoTheAbyss edge of the world]]. The closer they get, the more of a compulsion they'll have to continue on over the edge, at which point they'll disappear from sight and all tracking software. [[spoiler: Occasionally, ships and even planes that have vanished in the area have returned, able to move despite being so damaged that it should be impossible, and try to convince others to go over the edge. One of whom is heavily implied to be ''Ferdinand Magellan.'']]


* ''VideoGame/GoldenLogres'' has Dolorus Gard (The Castle of Sorrow) on the "Land's End" table, which is cursed by a monster in the catacombs.

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* Hueco Mundo and the precipice world in ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''.
* The Book of Eibon (manga only) and inside [[spoiler:Asura]]'s sphere (anime only) in ''Manga/SoulEater''

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* Kakashi's [[spoiler:and Obito's]] [[MagicalEye Mangekyou Sharingan]] powers can send people into one of these. Also, [[spoiler:Kaguya]] can ''create'' as many as ''five different eldritch dimensions'' and teleport people into any of them.

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* ** Kakashi's [[spoiler:and Obito's]] [[MagicalEye Mangekyou Sharingan]] powers can send people into one of these. Also, [[spoiler:Kaguya]] can ''create'' as many as ''five different eldritch dimensions'' and teleport people into any of them.




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** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS38E1E2Spyfall "Spyfall"]]: The home dimension of the [[EldritchAbomination Kasaavin]] is a dark, misty realm filled with an endless forest of cables. [[spoiler:The Doctor's encounter with Ada Gordon there indicates it's also a PlaceBeyondTime, since Ada is coming from 1834 while the Doctor was just teleported from 2020.]] And the only known way to get in or out is to somehow get the Kasaavin to do it...




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* ''WesternAnimation/InfinityTrain'' follows a girl named Tulip who ends up stuck on an apparently endless train in the middle of a bizarre desert. Tulip spends months traversing the cars; the train has seemingly infinite cars, is inhabited by creatures which defy logic, and [[BiggerOnTheInside the cars themselves have properties which don't fit their external design]]. It has an engine and conductor, but the engine doesnít resemble any kind on Earth and the conductor [[spoiler:is a small, spherical StarfishRobot that plugs itself into the engine to control the train]]. In the end [[spoiler:we donít even learn itís origin: it just ''exists'' and apparently has for centuries. Itís function is to be a sort of StealthMentor, accepting passengers in order to [[ToughLove physically force them to face and move on from personal trauma]].]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/InfinityTrain'' follows a girl named Tulip who ends up stuck on an apparently endless train in the middle of a bizarre desert. Tulip spends months traversing the cars; the train has seemingly infinite cars, is inhabited by creatures which defy logic, and [[BiggerOnTheInside the cars themselves have properties which don't fit their external design]]. It has an engine and conductor, but the engine doesnít resemble any kind on Earth and the conductor [[spoiler:is a small, spherical StarfishRobot that plugs itself into the engine to control the train]]. In the end [[spoiler:we donít even learn itís its origin: it just ''exists'' and apparently has for centuries. Itís function is to be a sort of StealthMentor, accepting passengers in order to [[ToughLove physically force them to face and move on from personal trauma]].]]


* ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' has the [[PrisonDimension Netherworld]], a dimension that the [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Demon]] [[EvilSorcerer Sorcerers]] were banished to by the [[Myth/ChineseMythology Eight Immortals]]. The Netherworld is a seemingly infinite void filled with floating rocks, which condemns [[SorcerousOverlord the]] [[DemonLordsAndArchdevils Demons]] to an eternity of boredom.

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* ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' has ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'':
** The Nightosphere, home loads of creepy demons and is essentially Hell.
** The rest of
the [[PrisonDimension Netherworld]], land of Ooo is pretty weird too. There's a dimension kingdom ''made of candy'' that is ''populated by candy''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'':
** Elmore definitely counts, considering [[spoiler:
the [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Demon]] [[EvilSorcerer Sorcerers]] were banished to by entire plot of an episode involves a black void where the [[Myth/ChineseMythology Eight Immortals]]. town dumps all its mistakes.]] In fact, the aforementioned [[spoiler: black void]] counts, what with [[spoiler: its alien geometry, and how the current BigBad was permanently scarred upon exit.]]
**
The Netherworld Awesome Store is a seemingly infinite void filled with floating rocks, red van managed by a Living Shadow that sells a plethora of items, most of which condemns [[SorcerousOverlord the]] [[DemonLordsAndArchdevils Demons]] to an eternity are some variety of boredom.ArtifactOfDoom, such as a game console that turns the city into a JRPG, a reality-warping remote control, [[spoiler:Darwin, a fish that can grow legs and lungs]], among others. The van is also much larger on the inside, and the owner said that it has a map on the fifth floor.



* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'': Nowhere, Kansas. It looks like a desert wasteland where strange monsters show up for no real reason at all. [[StealthPun And the main cast lives in the middle of it.]]



* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'':
** The evil half of Imaginationland. They never allow anyone or anything good to cross into their territory or else they'll be killed. Otherwise, they have no interest in war, [[PretextForWar until the terrorists attacked both halves of Imaginationland and pinned attacks on the Evil territory on the Good Imaginary Characters.]]
** The Dark Oblivion, also known as the Sunken City of R'lyeh in Coon 2 literally personifies this trope, as it is supposed to be Cthulhu's home plane.
* Possibly the emperor's palace in ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown'' as it is one of the only places where, if a Showdown is declared, the participant's clothing does ''not'' change. While this could be written off as for sake of plot (Kimiko's formal but awkward kimono made it more of a challenge for her to overcome) [[FridgeLogic it makes sense]] if you consider the societal rules of etiquette of such a place; the palace emits a spiritual counter spell to prevent other sources of magic to break such taboos.
* Although it's much more light-hearted than most, Wacky Land in ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' probably qualifies. The original Wacky Land, however, featured in at least one Looney Toon short and its color remake, varies from merely inexplicable to subtly menacing in its bizarreness.
* The Web in ''WesternAnimation/ReBoot''. Dark and organic looking in comparison to The Net's bright technological look.
* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' gives us "The Fly of Despair" from "Shangheid", a dimension that only the Flying Dutchman and Squidward know about which is nothing but a dark tunnel of surreal, demonic imagery.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'':
** The evil half of Imaginationland. They never allow anyone or anything good to cross
A ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' skit shows Peter going into their territory or else they'll be killed. Otherwise, they have no interest in war, [[PretextForWar until the terrorists attacked both halves 'beyond' section of Imaginationland 'Bed, Bath, and pinned attacks on Beyond' which is a black void filled with various floating formulas and the Evil territory on like...and the Good Imaginary Characters.coffee mugs he was looking for.
* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' is a magnet for all sorts of bizarre people, creatures and entities, including a clan of macho minotaurs, a bear with more than a dozen heads, and a walking mass of rejected Halloween candy. There's also a LostWorld in the caves beneath the town, complete with still-living dinosaurs [[HumanPopsicle encased in tree-sap]].
** [[spoiler: There's also the Nightmare Realm. A decaying dimension that is the home of several interdimensional criminals and nightmares, all of which are leaked into the titular town in Weirdmagedon by Bill Cipher.
]]
** The Dark Oblivion, also known as * ''WesternAnimation/InfinityTrain'' follows a girl named Tulip who ends up stuck on an apparently endless train in the Sunken City middle of R'lyeh in Coon 2 literally personifies this trope, as a bizarre desert. Tulip spends months traversing the cars; the train has seemingly infinite cars, is inhabited by creatures which defy logic, and [[BiggerOnTheInside the cars themselves have properties which don't fit their external design]]. It has an engine and conductor, but the engine doesnít resemble any kind on Earth and the conductor [[spoiler:is a small, spherical StarfishRobot that plugs itself into the engine to control the train]]. In the end [[spoiler:we donít even learn itís origin: it just ''exists'' and apparently has for centuries. Itís function is supposed to be Cthulhu's a sort of StealthMentor, accepting passengers in order to [[ToughLove physically force them to face and move on from personal trauma]].]]
* ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'' has The Room With A Moose. It's an entire dimension consisting entirely of a room with a moose eating walnuts in it. There's also a dimension of pure dookie.
* ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' has the [[PrisonDimension Netherworld]], a dimension that the [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Demon]] [[EvilSorcerer Sorcerers]] were banished to by the [[Myth/ChineseMythology Eight Immortals]]. The Netherworld is a seemingly infinite void filled with floating rocks, which condemns [[SorcerousOverlord the]] [[DemonLordsAndArchdevils Demons]] to an eternity of boredom.
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** [[PlayingWithATrope It plays with this]] via the Everfree Forest. While
home plane.
* Possibly
to an assortment of beastly critters -- like manticores, sea serpents and cockatrices -- the emperor's palace in ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown'' main reason ponies regard it as it horrific and unnatural is one because ''everything there takes care of itself''. The plants grow on their own, the only places where, if a Showdown is declared, animals don't need to be looked after, the participant's clothing weather runs without help... it's '''surreal'''! ([[PaintingTheFrostOnWindows From their point of view, anyway.]])
** Played straight in the season 2 premiere with Discord's hedge maze, which could be best described as [[Creator/MCEscher Escherian]] shrubbery. Not really a surprise when the architect is a [[RealityWarper Reality Warping]] spirit of chaos. In the second episode he turns all of Ponyville into this, [[WorldGoneMad and drives its inhabitants insane for good measure]].
** We get to follow Discord home in season five. It's a PocketDimension that
does ''not'' change. While this could be written off as for sake disappoint in terms of plot (Kimiko's formal but awkward kimono made it more of a challenge for her to overcome) [[FridgeLogic it makes sense]] if you consider WorldGoneMad. As such... [[UnstoppableMailman the societal mail is sometimes delivered *slightly* late]].
** There's also the Changeling Hive. Just like its occupants can change their form at will, the hive constantly changes its layout, and as a result is impossible to navigate without a changeling's assistance.
* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheNewMrPeabodyAndShermanShow'' the show gets consumed by a black hole. Mr. Peabody keeps hosting from inside, a bizarre space where the
rules of etiquette of such a place; the palace emits a spiritual counter spell to prevent other sources of magic to break such taboos.
* Although it's much more light-hearted than most, Wacky Land in ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' probably qualifies. The original Wacky Land, however, featured in at least one Looney Toon short
physics do not apply and its color remake, varies from merely inexplicable to subtly menacing in its bizarreness.
* The Web in ''WesternAnimation/ReBoot''. Dark and organic looking in comparison to The Net's bright technological look.
* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' gives us "The Fly of Despair" from "Shangheid", a dimension that only the Flying Dutchman and Squidward know about which is nothing but a dark tunnel of surreal, demonic imagery.
anyone can become anything.



* The Web in ''WesternAnimation/ReBoot''. Dark and organic looking in comparison to The Net's bright technological look.
* ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'' the park is constantly swarming with weird people, bizarre creatures, and EldritchAbomination that appear by ripping of the very fabric of reality.
* ''WesternAnimation/SheRaAndThePrincessesOfPower'': Beast Island is an island the First Ones used as a dumping ground for their tech. It mutated the biological life there into monstrous, violent creatures, and the people that are there are slowly overwhelmed by a loud signal that makes tehm give up on life and be absorbed into the plant life of the island.



** The occasionally mentioned "Springfield Mystery Spot". It's unclear if Ozzy Smith was ever seen again
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** [[PlayingWithATrope It plays with this]] via the Everfree Forest. While home to an assortment of beastly critters -- like manticores, sea serpents and cockatrices -- the main reason ponies regard it as horrific and unnatural is because ''everything there takes care of itself''. The plants grow on their own, the animals don't need to be looked after, the weather runs without help... it's '''surreal'''! ([[PaintingTheFrostOnWindows From their point of view, anyway.]])
** Played straight in the season 2 premiere with Discord's hedge maze, which could be best described as [[Creator/MCEscher Escherian]] shrubbery. Not really a surprise when the architect is a [[RealityWarper Reality Warping]] spirit of chaos. In the second episode he turns all of Ponyville into this, [[WorldGoneMad and drives its inhabitants insane for good measure]].
** We get to follow Discord home in season five. It's a PocketDimension that does ''not'' disappoint in terms of WorldGoneMad. As such... [[UnstoppableMailman the mail is sometimes delivered *slightly* late]].
** There's also the Changeling Hive. Just like its occupants can change their form at will, the hive constantly changes its layout, and as a result is impossible to navigate without a changeling's assistance.

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** The occasionally mentioned "Springfield Mystery Spot". It's unclear if Ozzy Smith was ever seen again
again.
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'':
** [[PlayingWithATrope It plays The evil half of Imaginationland. They never allow anyone or anything good to cross into their territory or else they'll be killed. Otherwise, they have no interest in war, [[PretextForWar until the terrorists attacked both halves of Imaginationland and pinned attacks on the Evil territory on the Good Imaginary Characters.]]
** The Dark Oblivion, also known as the Sunken City of R'lyeh in Coon 2 literally personifies this trope, as it is supposed to be Cthulhu's home plane.
* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' gives us "The Fly of Despair" from "Shangheid", a dimension that only the Flying Dutchman and Squidward know about which is nothing but a dark tunnel of surreal, demonic imagery.
* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'':
** Mortis is a weird Force dimension constantly alternating between [[WorldHealingWave World-Healing]] and [[WorldWreckingWave World-Wrecking Waves]], inhabited by a trio of physical gods. Obi-Wan speculates that it's actually in a completely different galaxy or universe than the rest of the setting. It's reached via a giant octahedron that appears in the middle of space that only Anakin, Obi-Wan and Ahsoka can see, and when they're sent back, they've only been gone for a second at most
with this]] via none of the Everfree Forest. While home crew of the Jedi Cruiser they're rendezvousing with aware of what happened.
** The Wellspring of Life that Yoda visits in the last episodes of season 6 is said
to be where the midi-chlorians that serve as a conduit between the Living and Cosmic Force originate. It's heavily implied that, like Mortis, only Force-users can go there. Inside, it's full of {{floating island}}s and inhabited only by the Five Priestesses, indicated to be incredibly ancient Force ghosts. On one of the islands, Yoda is forced to face a manifestation of his own dark side in order to pass a test.
** The planet known in the modern day as Moraband is not nearly so eldritch as either of the two above, but it makes up for that by being absolutely ''steeped'' in the Dark Side of the Force. Fans of the franchise will know it better as Korriban, homeworld of the Sith, and the ancient chamber where Jedi used to be sacrificed is the worst of all. There, Darth Sidious long-distance ensnares Yoda in a Force illusion in an attempt to break his will, but fails.
* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' introduces the [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS4E11AWorldBetweenWorlds world between worlds]], which is even ''weirder'' than any of ''The Clone Wars''[='=] examples. How? [[spoiler:It's a PlaceBeyondTime, only reachable by a few people in rare portals scattered across the galaxy on planets like Lothal and Malachor, that allows for actual TimeTravel. It looks like white-bordered paths hanging in the middle of space.]] It was introduced by stealth in season 1 episode [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS1E08PathOfTheJedi "Path of the Jedi"]], but it isn't until late in season 4 that we actually find out what it is.
* Many locations in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' are peculiar or exceptional (such as the pyramid from [[Recap/StevenUniverseS1E8SeriousSteven "Serious Steven"]] or the Lunar Sea Spire in [[Recap/StevenUniverses1E3CheeseburgerBackpack "Cheeseburger Backpack"]]), but the inside of the Gem Temple easily takes the cake as one of the weirder and more frequently seen locations. The main door opens up to different locations depending on who operates it, it has multiple organs including a colossal pulsating heart, and there are corridors that twist on themselves while still maintaining a nebulous sense of gravity... to say nothing of the personalized rooms each of the Gems have:
** Pearl's room is a series of freestanding waterfalls which she [[WalkOnWater stands atop]] and keeps objects inside the water. It also features what looks to be a starry sky overhead, completely ignoring the fact that this is supposed to be indoors. Further down, the waterfalls flow sideways and even upwards.
** Amethyst's room is a section of shallow purple coastline below Pearl's, littered with
an assortment of beastly critters -- objects including a palm tree and piles of gold coins. Huge crystals grow out of the walls and floor. Said coast is littered with puddles where, if you submerge yourself on one side, you emerge from the ceiling or floor of a different room.
** Garnet's room is a low, circular area floored in stone. Unlike the others it actually seems
like manticores, sea serpents it could feasibly be inside, but the ''veins'' of the temple feed into the walls on all sides and cockatrices -- the main reason ponies regard it as horrific and unnatural ceiling is because ''everything there takes care filled with bubbled gems. There's also a pit of itself''. The plants grow on their own, the animals don't need to be looked after, the weather runs without help... it's '''surreal'''! ([[PaintingTheFrostOnWindows From their point of view, anyway.]])
** Played straight
exposed lava in the season 2 premiere with Discord's hedge maze, center [[KillItWithFire which sees occasional use]].
** Rose's room is a huge expanse of sparkling pink clouds that has this little thing of recreating anything its occupants ask for out of said clouds. It also operates like a computer simulation and [[OminousVisualGlitch crashes]] if asked to create anything too grandiose.
*** There's also the inside of Lion's mane, a PocketDimension that
could be best described as [[Creator/MCEscher Escherian]] shrubbery. Not really an airless, Pink version of The Moon from ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask Majora's Mask]]''. It contains several things that were important to Rose, such as one of Greg's t-shirts, her sword, a surprise video for Steven, and, formerly, [[spoiler: a bubble containing Bismuth's gem.]]
** Sardonyx's room, a black expanse that looks similar to a talk show room complete with an unseen audience, which Sardonyx can manipulate however she wants. It also only exists
when the architect is a [[RealityWarper Reality Warping]] spirit of chaos. In the second episode he turns all of Ponyville into this, [[WorldGoneMad Pearl and drives its inhabitants insane for good measure]].
** We get to follow Discord home in season five. It's a PocketDimension that does ''not'' disappoint in terms of WorldGoneMad. As such... [[UnstoppableMailman the mail is sometimes delivered *slightly* late]].
** There's also the Changeling Hive. Just like its occupants can change their form at will, the hive constantly changes its layout, and
Garnet are fused as a result is impossible to navigate without a changeling's assistance.Sardonyx.



* A ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' skit shows Peter going into the 'beyond' section of 'Bed, Bath, and Beyond' which is a black void filled with various floating formulas and the like...and the coffee mugs he was looking for.
* ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'' has The Room With A Moose. It's an entire dimension consisting entirely of a room with a moose eating walnuts in it. There's also a dimension of pure dookie.
* ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'':
** The Nightosphere, home loads of creepy demons and is essentially Hell.
** The rest of the land of Ooo is pretty weird too. There's a kingdom ''made of candy'' that is ''populated by candy''.
* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'': Nowhere, Kansas. It looks like a desert wasteland where strange monsters show up for no real reason at all. [[StealthPun And the main cast lives in the middle of it.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'' the park is constantly swarming with weird people, bizarre creatures, and EldritchAbomination that appear by ripping of the very fabric of reality.
* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' is a magnet for all sorts of bizarre people, creatures and entities, including a clan of macho minotaurs, a bear with more than a dozen heads, and a walking mass of rejected Halloween candy. There's also a LostWorld in the caves beneath the town, complete with still-living dinosaurs [[HumanPopsicle encased in tree-sap]].
** [[spoiler: There's also the Nightmare Realm. A decaying dimension that is the home of several interdimensional criminals and nightmares, all of which are leaked into the titular town in Weirdmagedon by Bill Cipher.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'':
** Elmore definitely counts, considering [[spoiler: the entire plot of an episode involves a black void where the town dumps all its mistakes.]] In fact, the aforementioned [[spoiler: black void]] counts, what with [[spoiler: its alien geometry, and how the current BigBad was permanently scarred upon exit.]]
** The Awesome Store is a red van managed by a Living Shadow that sells a plethora of items, most of which are some variety of ArtifactOfDoom, such as a game console that turns the city into a JRPG, a reality-warping remote control, [[spoiler:Darwin, a fish that can grow legs and lungs]], among others. The van is also much larger on the inside, and the owner said that it has a map on the fifth floor.
* Many locations in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' are peculiar or exceptional (such as the pyramid from ''Serious Steven'' or the Lunar Sea Spire in ''Cheeseburger Backpack''), but the inside of the Gem Temple easily takes the cake as one of the weirder and more frequently seen locations. The main door opens up to different locations depending on who operates it, it has multiple organs including a colossal pulsating heart, and there are corridors that twist on themselves while still maintaining a nebulous sense of gravity... to say nothing of the personalized rooms each of the gems have:
** Pearl's room is a series of freestanding waterfalls which she [[WalkOnWater stands atop]] and keeps objects inside the water. It also features what looks to be a starry sky overhead, completely ignoring the fact that this is supposed to be indoors. Further down, the waterfalls flow sideways and even upwards.
** Amethyst's room is a section of shallow purple coastline below Pearl's, littered with an assortment of objects including a palm tree and piles of gold coins. Huge crystals grow out of the walls and floor. Said coast is littered with puddles where, if you submerge yourself on one side, you emerge from the ceiling or floor of a different room.
** Garnet's room is a low, circular area floored in stone. Unlike the others it actually seems like it could feasibly be inside, but the ''veins'' of the temple feed into the walls on all sides and the ceiling is filled with bubbled gems. There's also a pit of exposed lava in the center [[KillItWithFire which sees occasional use]].
** Rose's room is a huge expanse of sparkling pink clouds that has this little thing of recreating anything its occupants ask for out of said clouds. It also operates like a computer simulation and [[OminousVisualGlitch crashes]] if asked to create anything too grandiose.
*** There's also the inside of Lion's mane, a PocketDimension that could be best described as an airless, Pink version of The Moon from Majora's Mask. It contains several things that were important to Rose, such as one of Greg's t-shirts, her sword, a video for Steven, and, formerly, [[spoiler: a bubble containing Bismuth's gem.]]
** Sardonyx's room, a black expanse that looks similar to a talk show room complete with an unseen audience, which Sardonyx can manipulate however she wants. It also only exists when Pearl and Garnet are fused as Sardonyx.
* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheNewMrPeabodyAndShermanShow'' the show gets consumed by a black hole. Mr. Peabody keeps hosting from inside, a bizarre space where the rules of physics do not apply and anyone can become anything.
* ''WesternAnimation/InfinityTrain'' follows a girl named Tulip who ends up stuck on an apparently endless train in the middle of a bizarre desert. Tulip spends months traversing the cars; the train has seemingly infinite cars, is inhabited by creatures which defy logic, and [[BiggerOnTheInside the cars themselves have properties which don't fit their external design]]. It has an engine and conductor, but the engine doesnít resemble any kind on Earth and the conductor [[spoiler:is a small, spherical StarfishRobot that plugs itself into the engine to control the train]]. In the end [[spoiler:we donít even learn itís origin: it just ''exists'' and apparently has for centuries. Itís function is to be a sort of StealthMentor, accepting passengers in order to [[ToughLove physically force them to face and move on from personal trauma]].]]
* ''WesternAnimation/SheRaAndThePrincessesOfPower'': Beast Island is an island the First Ones used as a dumping ground for their tech. It mutated the biological life there into monstrous, violent creatures, and the people that are there are slowly overwhelmed by a loud signal that makes tehm give up on life and be absorbed into the plant life of the island.
* WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars has Mortis, the heart of the galaxy, and Moraband/Korriban.

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* A ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' skit shows Peter going into the 'beyond' section of 'Bed, Bath, and Beyond' which is a black void filled with various floating formulas and the like...and the coffee mugs he was looking for.
* ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'' has The Room With A Moose. It's an entire dimension consisting entirely of a room with a moose eating walnuts in it. There's also a dimension of pure dookie.
* ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'':
** The Nightosphere, home loads of creepy demons and is essentially Hell.
** The rest of the land of Ooo is pretty weird too. There's a kingdom ''made of candy'' that is ''populated by candy''.
* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'': Nowhere, Kansas. It looks like a desert wasteland where strange monsters show up for no real reason at all. [[StealthPun And the main cast lives in the middle of it.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'' the park is constantly swarming with weird people, bizarre creatures, and EldritchAbomination that appear by ripping of the very fabric of reality.
* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' is a magnet for all sorts of bizarre people, creatures and entities, including a clan of macho minotaurs, a bear with
Although it's much more light-hearted than a dozen heads, most, Wacky Land in ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' probably qualifies. The original Wacky Land, however, featured in at least one Looney Toon short and a walking mass of rejected Halloween candy. There's also a LostWorld in the caves beneath the town, complete with still-living dinosaurs [[HumanPopsicle encased in tree-sap]].
** [[spoiler: There's also the Nightmare Realm. A decaying dimension that is the home of several interdimensional criminals and nightmares, all of which are leaked into the titular town in Weirdmagedon by Bill Cipher.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'':
** Elmore definitely counts, considering [[spoiler: the entire plot of an episode involves a black void where the town dumps all
its mistakes.]] In fact, the aforementioned [[spoiler: black void]] counts, what with [[spoiler: its alien geometry, and how the current BigBad was permanently scarred upon exit.]]
** The Awesome Store is a red van managed by a Living Shadow that sells a plethora of items, most of which are some variety of ArtifactOfDoom, such as a game console that turns the city into a JRPG, a reality-warping remote control, [[spoiler:Darwin, a fish that can grow legs and lungs]], among others. The van is also much larger on the inside, and the owner said that it has a map on the fifth floor.
* Many locations in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' are peculiar or exceptional (such as the pyramid
color remake, varies from ''Serious Steven'' or merely inexplicable to subtly menacing in its bizarreness.
* Possibly
the Lunar Sea Spire emperor's palace in ''Cheeseburger Backpack''), but the inside of the Gem Temple easily takes the cake ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown'' as it is one of the weirder and more frequently seen locations. The main door opens up to different locations depending on who operates it, it has multiple organs including a colossal pulsating heart, and there are corridors that twist on themselves while still maintaining a nebulous sense of gravity... to say nothing of the personalized rooms each of the gems have:
** Pearl's room is a series of freestanding waterfalls which she [[WalkOnWater stands atop]] and keeps objects inside the water. It also features what looks to be a starry sky overhead, completely ignoring the fact that this is supposed to be indoors. Further down, the waterfalls flow sideways and even upwards.
** Amethyst's room is a section of shallow purple coastline below Pearl's, littered with an assortment of objects including a palm tree and piles of gold coins. Huge crystals grow out of the walls and floor. Said coast is littered with puddles
only places where, if you submerge yourself on one side, you emerge from a Showdown is declared, the ceiling or floor of a different room.
** Garnet's room is a low, circular area floored in stone. Unlike the others it actually seems like it could feasibly be inside, but the ''veins'' of the temple feed into the walls on all sides and the ceiling is filled with bubbled gems. There's also a pit of exposed lava in the center [[KillItWithFire which sees occasional use]].
** Rose's room is a huge expanse of sparkling pink clouds that has
participant's clothing does ''not'' change. While this little thing of recreating anything its occupants ask for out of said clouds. It also operates like a computer simulation and [[OminousVisualGlitch crashes]] if asked to create anything too grandiose.
*** There's also the inside of Lion's mane, a PocketDimension that
could be best described written off as an airless, Pink version for sake of The Moon from Majora's Mask. It contains several things that were important to Rose, such as one plot (Kimiko's formal but awkward kimono made it more of Greg's t-shirts, a challenge for her sword, a video for Steven, and, formerly, [[spoiler: a bubble containing Bismuth's gem.]]
** Sardonyx's room, a black expanse that looks similar
to a talk show room complete with an unseen audience, which Sardonyx can manipulate however she wants. It also only exists when Pearl and Garnet are fused as Sardonyx.
* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheNewMrPeabodyAndShermanShow''
overcome) [[FridgeLogic it makes sense]] if you consider the show gets consumed by a black hole. Mr. Peabody keeps hosting from inside, a bizarre space where the societal rules of physics do not apply and anyone can become anything.
* ''WesternAnimation/InfinityTrain'' follows
etiquette of such a girl named Tulip who ends up stuck on an apparently endless train in place; the middle palace emits a spiritual counter spell to prevent other sources of a bizarre desert. Tulip spends months traversing the cars; the train has seemingly infinite cars, is inhabited by creatures which defy logic, and [[BiggerOnTheInside the cars themselves have properties which don't fit their external design]]. It has an engine and conductor, but the engine doesnít resemble any kind on Earth and the conductor [[spoiler:is a small, spherical StarfishRobot that plugs itself into the engine magic to control the train]]. In the end [[spoiler:we donít even learn itís origin: it just ''exists'' and apparently has for centuries. Itís function is to be a sort of StealthMentor, accepting passengers in order to [[ToughLove physically force them to face and move on from personal trauma]].]]
* ''WesternAnimation/SheRaAndThePrincessesOfPower'': Beast Island is an island the First Ones used as a dumping ground for their tech. It mutated the biological life there into monstrous, violent creatures, and the people that are there are slowly overwhelmed by a loud signal that makes tehm give up on life and be absorbed into the plant life of the island.
* WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars has Mortis, the heart of the galaxy, and Moraband/Korriban.
break such taboos.



* The page quote from ''Zauriel'', above, well describes the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photosphere surface of the sun]]. The innards of a star, the depths of a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gas_giant gas giant]] and the vacuum of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outer_space deep space]] all feature mechanical properties that are incomprehensibly alien in comparison to the natural laws as we know them. Small and frail is the magical bubble in which we live and thrive.

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* The page quote from ''Zauriel'', above, well describes the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photosphere surface of the sun]].Sun]]. The innards of a star, the depths of a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gas_giant gas giant]] and the vacuum of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outer_space deep space]] all feature mechanical properties that are incomprehensibly alien in comparison to the natural laws as we know them. Small and frail is the magical bubble in which we live and thrive.


** Zeta Minor (visited during "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS13E2PlanetOfEvil Planet of Evil]]"), where strange beings lurked and tried to prevent catastrophe caused by removing material from the place.

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** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS13E2PlanetOfEvil "Planet of Evil"]]: Zeta Minor (visited during "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS13E2PlanetOfEvil Planet of Evil]]"), Minor, where strange beings lurked lurk and tried try to prevent catastrophe caused by removing material from the place.



** The Doctor travelled to near the end of the universe in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia Utopia]]", finding desperate humans trying to flee from the vampire-like Future Kind.
** Perhaps the most Eldritch of all Eldritch Locations was House in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E4TheDoctorsWife The Doctor's Wife]]", a sentient asteroid living in a pocket dimension that fed on [=TARDISes=].
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS37E9ItTakesYouAway "It Takes You Away"]] introduces the concept of an "antizone", a between-space created at points in time and space where reality is under terrible threat. The one the Doctor and companions entered was a dark maze filled with flesh-eating moths, populated by a mysterious alien who somehow managed to enter such a place.

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** The [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia "Utopia"]] has the Doctor travelled travel to near the end of the universe in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia Utopia]]", universe, finding desperate humans trying to flee from the vampire-like Future Kind.
Futurekind.
** Perhaps the most Eldritch of all Eldritch Locations was House in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E4TheDoctorsWife The [[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E4TheDoctorsWife "The Doctor's Wife]]", Wife"]]: House is ''particularly'' eldritch, being a sentient asteroid living in a pocket dimension that fed feeds on [=TARDISes=].
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS37E9ItTakesYouAway "It Takes You Away"]] introduces the concept of an "antizone", a between-space created at points in time and space where reality is under terrible threat. The one the Doctor and companions entered was enter is a dark maze filled with flesh-eating moths, populated by a mysterious alien who somehow managed to enter such a place.


* In ''[[Webcomic/TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob The Inexplicable Adventures of Bob,]]'' Jean briefly visits the [[AlienGeometries hypderdimensional]] [[http://bobadventures.comicgenesis.com/d/20140301.html interior of an alien ship,]] explicitly described as having different physical laws, and Voluptua is skeptical that Jean will even survive the experience. She does, thankfully.[[note]]"Egad" is her usual [[CatchPhrase catchphrase.]] Hence, upon seeing something so utterly [[MindScrew mind screwy]] here, her response is ''"'Egad' is not adequate..."''[[/note]]

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* In ''[[Webcomic/TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob The Inexplicable Adventures of Bob,]]'' ''Webcomic/TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob'', Jean briefly visits the [[AlienGeometries hypderdimensional]] [[http://bobadventures.comicgenesis.com/d/20140301.html interior of an alien ship,]] explicitly described as having different physical laws, and Voluptua is skeptical that Jean will even survive the experience. She does, thankfully.[[note]]"Egad" is her usual [[CatchPhrase catchphrase.]] Hence, upon seeing something so utterly [[MindScrew mind screwy]] here, her response is ''"'Egad' is not adequate..."''[[/note]]"''[[/note]]
* ''Webcomic/{{Unsounded}}'': Juste, the headquarters of the Black Tongue AncientConspiracy, is an {{Invoked|Trope}} one -- it's built in an AntiMagic shell, isolated from the BackgroundMagicField that regulates the setting's reality, so the local mages can tinker with the basic parameters of reality at their whim.

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