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* In ''Series/{{Euphoria}}'', Rue first ends up in bed with Jules because she's high and doesn't want her mom to find out about it. She soon finds that platonically sharing a bed with Jules alleviates the anxiety that's been driving her addiction for so many years, so they keep the arrangement going, as Jules herself finds that having Rue for a bedfellow discourages her from her own self-destructive sexual tendencies. [[spoiler:Of course, then they fall in love, and it gets complicated.]]
* In ''Series/{{Emergence}}'', Mia insists that Piper stay in her bed with her after a home invasion. Mia is very protective of Piper.

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* ''Webcomic/RainingKnives'': A flashback depicts Jerry [[FrightInducedBunkmate going into his brother Dylan's room]] due to a storm.

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* PlayedForDrama in ''Literature/{{Touch}}''--the story opens with the twelve-year-old protagonist, James, in a therapy session, [[RapeAsBackstory one week after being raped]]. He mentions having nightmares, and the therapist suggests that sleeping with his parents might make him (and even them) feel safer. Though reluctant to make his parents worry about him even more, James finds that this does help.

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* PlayedForDrama in ''Literature/{{Touch}}''--the story opens with the twelve-year-old protagonist, James, in a therapy session, [[RapeAsBackstory one week after being raped]]. He mentions having nightmares, and the therapist suggests that sleeping with his parents might make him (and even them) feel safer. Though reluctant to make his parents them worry about him even more, James finds that this does help.help. The first time he tries sleeping in his own room, however, he has a FlashbackNightmare which prompts his TraumaticSuperpowerAwakening.



* Technically {{Inverted}} in ''WebComic/WildeLife,'' where Kevin asks Cliff to come stay in his room after he's spooked by a storm. Cliff, meanwhile, just has a confrontation with his insane, shapeshifting stalker, so his agreement also contains some degree of wanting comfort himself (and/or wanting to protect Kevin and/or hoping that Raven wouldn't come back if Kevin was around).

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* Technically {{Inverted}} in ''WebComic/WildeLife,'' where Kevin asks Cliff to come stay in his room after he's spooked by a storm. Cliff, meanwhile, just has a This comes right after Cliff's confrontation with Raven, his insane, crazy, shapeshifting stalker, so his agreement also contains some degree of wanting comfort himself (and/or wanting to protect Kevin and/or hoping that Raven wouldn't come back if won't return with Kevin was around).

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* In the ''Literature/Monument14Trilogy'', Astrid, Josie, and Sahalia all sleep huddled together after [[spoiler:Sahalia is nearly raped and Josie shoots the attempted rapist dead.]]

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* PlayedForDrama in ''Literature/{{Touch}}''--the story opens with the twelve-year-old protagonist, James, in a therapy session, [[RapeAsBackstory one week after being raped]]. He mentions having nightmares, and the therapist suggests that sleeping with his parents might make him (and even them) feel safer. Though reluctant to make his parents worry about him even more, James finds that this does help.

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* ''ComicBook/JanJansEnDeKinderen'': One comic sees all three kids and even Jans herself get frightened by a severe thunderstorm. It ends with all of them in the parents' bed, with Jan being the only one who keeps his calm (and silently prays for a few more big thunders, since the situation is great for his ego).

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* ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'': In [[https://garfield.com/comic/1984/07/15 this comic]], a thunderstorm awakens and frightens Odie and Garfield, so they seek shelter in Jons bed. Jon sends them back to their own beds. Then another lightning frightens him, and the final panel shows all three trying to fit into Garfields bed.

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* Technically {{Inverted}} in ''WebComic/WildeLife,'' where Kevin asks Cliff to come stay in his room after he's spooked by a storm. Cliff, meanwhile, just has a confrontation with his insane, shapeshifting stalker, so his agreement also contains some degree of wanting comfort himself (and/or wanting to protect Kevin and/or hoping that Raven wouldn't come back if Kevin was around).


** The second chapter of ''Fanfic/AnArmAndALeg'' has Anna joining Elsa in bed after having a nightmare about Hans murdering Elsa. It brings back memories of the last time they slept in the same bed. When Anna was four, Anna was AfraidOfThunder and asked to sleep in her sister's bed. She ended up staying for three days. On the fourth night she asked to play with Elsa and that is when the accident happened.

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** The second chapter of ''Fanfic/AnArmAndALeg'' has Anna joining Elsa in bed after having a nightmare about Hans murdering Elsa. It brings back memories of the last time they slept in the same bed. When Anna was four, Anna was AfraidOfThunder had a FearOfThunder and asked to sleep in her sister's bed. She ended up staying for three days. On the fourth night she asked to play with Elsa and that is when the accident happened.


* This is a common FandomSpecificPlot in the ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' fandom. Many fanfics feature the sisters going into each other's rooms after a nightmare (usually Anna into Elsa's) or outright having them move into each other's rooms. It's commonly used in order to depict them bonding after a decade of being separated.

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* This is a common FandomSpecificPlot in the ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' fandom. Many fanfics feature the sisters going into each other's rooms after a nightmare (usually Anna into Elsa's) or outright having them move into each other's rooms. It's commonly used in order to depict them bonding after a decade of being separated.separated:
** The second chapter of ''Fanfic/AnArmAndALeg'' has Anna joining Elsa in bed after having a nightmare about Hans murdering Elsa. It brings back memories of the last time they slept in the same bed. When Anna was four, Anna was AfraidOfThunder and asked to sleep in her sister's bed. She ended up staying for three days. On the fourth night she asked to play with Elsa and that is when the accident happened.


* In ''ComicBook/{{Runaways}}'', Molly at one point asks if she can bunk with Nico because she's afraid that there are monsters in her room. Later issues show her sharing her bed with Klara, and in the 2017 series, she insists that Gert sleep in her room with her, [[spoiler:in order to protect Gert from her MadScientist grandmother]].

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* In ''ComicBook/{{Runaways}}'', Molly at one point asks if she can bunk with Nico because she's afraid that there are monsters in her room. Later issues show her sharing her bed with Klara, and in [[ComicBook/RainbowRowellsRunaways the 2017 series, series]], she insists that Gert sleep in her room with her, [[spoiler:in order to protect Gert from her MadScientist grandmother]].



* In ''Film/QueenOfKatwe'', the young Pioneers are all given their own beds while visiting King's College for a tournament, but they all end up huddled together on the floor because they're intimidated by the prospect of playing against "city boys".



* Inverted in ''Literature/TheHungerGames''--Prim was initially sleeping with Katniss, but Katniss awoke to find her gone as she had had nightmares about the reaping and gone to sleep with their mother instead.

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* Inverted in ''Literature/TheHungerGames''--Prim ''Literature/TheHungerGames'' - Prim was initially sleeping with Katniss, but Katniss awoke to find her gone as she had had nightmares about the reaping and gone to sleep with their mother instead.



* Played for Laughs in an episode of ''Series/{{Zoey101}}''. Zoey awakens in her bed to find out her friend Nicole climbed into it the night before because she had a nightmare. This causes her to leap out of the bed.

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* Played for Laughs PlayedForLaughs in an episode of ''Series/{{Zoey101}}''. Zoey awakens in her bed to find out her friend Nicole climbed into it the night before because she had a nightmare. This causes her to leap out of the bed.

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* Played for Laughs in an episode of ''Series/{{Zoey101}}''. Zoey awakens in her bed to find out her friend Nicole climbed into it the night before because she had a nightmare. This causes her to leap out of the bed.

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* A semi-romantic version of this features in the ''Series/LostGirl''/''[[Series/Merlin2008 Merlin]]'' crossover ''Fanfic/LostInCamelot'', when Morgana asks to stay with Bo after a particularly troubling 'nightmare' about Bo's past wandering lost and her (unknown to Morgana) future meeting with Kilgharrah, with this night together starting a trend of the two 'platonically' sharing a bed to help Morgana sleep better.


* In ''Film/WithnailAndI'', Withnail bursts into Marwood's room in the middle of the night clad in a nightshirt and carrying a shotgun and gets into his bed - with the shotgun - having been threatened the night before by Jake the local poacher.



* In ''Film/WithnailAndI'', Withnail bursts into Marwood's room in the middle of the night clad in a nightshirt and carrying a shotgun and gets into his bed - with the shotgun - having been threatened the night before by Jake the local poacher.

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* In ''Film/WithnailAndI'', Withnail bursts into Marwood's room in the middle of the night clad in a nightshirt and carrying a shotgun and gets into his bed - with the shotgun - having been threatened the night before by Jake the local poacher.

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