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* ''Discworld/TheScienceOfDiscworld'' volume 1 ends this way. Long story short, the wizards have accidentally created a pocket universe where magic does not exist, where worlds are round balls rather than discs on the back of turtles and elephants. At the end, the computer Hex mentions "Recursion Is Occurring" and then, after the wizards have abandoned the "Roundworld Project", we see a discworld atop elephants and a turtle condensing out of gas and dust in the far reaches of its universe...

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* ''Discworld/TheScienceOfDiscworld'' ''Literature/TheScienceOfDiscworld'' volume 1 ends this way. Long story short, the wizards have accidentally created a pocket universe where magic does not exist, where worlds are round balls rather than discs on the back of turtles and elephants. At the end, the computer Hex mentions "Recursion Is Occurring" and then, after the wizards have abandoned the "Roundworld Project", we see a discworld atop elephants and a turtle condensing out of gas and dust in the far reaches of its universe...


As this is an EndingTrope, expect '''unmarked major spoilers''' from here on.

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As this is an EndingTrope, expect '''unmarked major spoilers''' from here on.
on but '''don't''' expect them to make any sense!


* ''[[UpToEleven Every single song]]'' in the Music/{{Vocaloid}} Bad End Night song series has this:

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* ''[[UpToEleven Every single song]]'' in (save the Music/{{Vocaloid}} last) in [[Music/{{Vocaloid}} Hitoshizuku-P and Yama's]] Bad End Night song series has this:


** The Finale of ''The Return'': The Doppelganger find Jack Rabbit's Palace and gets warped to the Giant's lodge. The Doppelganger gets sucked into a machine and gets teleported outside the Twin Peak's Sheriff's Office. Agent Cooper manages to warn Sheriff Truman about the Doppelganger and Lucy manages to kill him. The Woodsman appears and tries to revive him. The soul of BOB rises from his torso and attacks Freddie, but he uses the glove the Giant told him to get to destroy him. The woman who came out of Jack Rabbit's Palace meets with Cooper, and becomes the real Diane. Coop uses the key from his room at the Great Northern to unlock a door in the basement. He goes through and meets MIKE. They warp to the Gas Station, and meet up with Phillip Jeffries. They have a talk and MIKE mentions something about Electricity. Coop then warps back to the past. There, [[spoiler: he prevents Laura from meeting up with Ronette, Jacques, and Leo the night of her murder.]] He leads her to the entrance of the Black Lodge. She disappears [[spoiler: having never been murdered. Footage from the pilot is shown with Pete never finding her body.]] Coop warps back to the Black Lodge and wanders around exactly like in Episode 1. He finds Diane before the Tupla of her is created. They warp to the real world and drive to a location in the desert near some power lines. They then drive through a warp and end up in a hotel where Coop and Diane have sex. Coop wakes up the next day and Diane is gone. He has warped to Odessa, TX during the night. He finds a cafe name Judy's, where there is a waitress, Carrie Page, who looks just like Amanda Palmer. He drives to her house and convinces her to go to Twin Peaks with him. She agrees. They go to Laura's house, but Cooper finds out the Palmers don't live there anymore, or never have. It turns out [[spoiler: Cooper messed with reality when he saved Laura and no one from the main series exists anymore. He and Diane have taken over the lives of two people named Richard and Linda.]] Cooper asks "What year is it?", and Carrie hear's Sarah Palmer's voice calling out for Laura. She screams. Cut to black and end credits.

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** The Finale of ''The Return'': The Doppelganger find Jack Rabbit's Palace and gets warped to the Giant's lodge. The Doppelganger gets sucked into a machine and gets teleported outside the Twin Peak's Sheriff's Office. Agent Cooper manages to warn Sheriff Truman about the Doppelganger and Lucy manages to kill him. The Woodsman appears and tries to revive him. The soul of BOB rises from his torso and attacks Freddie, but he uses the glove the Giant told him to get to destroy him. The woman who came out of Jack Rabbit's Palace meets with Cooper, and becomes the real Diane. Coop uses the key from his room at the Great Northern to unlock a door in the basement. He goes through and meets MIKE. They warp to the Gas Station, and meet up with Phillip Jeffries. They have a talk and MIKE mentions something about Electricity. Coop then warps back to the past. There, [[spoiler: he prevents Laura from meeting up with Ronette, Jacques, and Leo the night of her murder.]] He leads her to the entrance of the Black Lodge. She disappears [[spoiler: having never been murdered. Footage from the pilot is shown with Pete never finding her body.]] Coop warps back to the Black Lodge and wanders around exactly like in Episode 1. He finds Diane before the Tupla of her is created. They warp to the real world and drive to a location in the desert near some power lines. They then drive through a warp and end up in a hotel where Coop and Diane have sex. Coop wakes up the next day and Diane is gone. He has warped to Odessa, TX during the night. He finds a cafe name Judy's, where there is a waitress, Carrie Page, who looks just like Amanda Laura Palmer. He drives to her house and convinces her to go to Twin Peaks with him. She agrees. They go to Laura's house, but Cooper finds out the Palmers don't live there anymore, or never have. It turns out [[spoiler: Cooper messed with reality when he saved Laura and no one from the main series exists anymore. He and Diane have taken over the lives of two people named Richard and Linda.]] Cooper asks "What year is it?", and Carrie hear's Sarah Palmer's voice calling out for Laura. She screams. Cut to black and end credits.

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* Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's ''A Musical Joke'' ends rather comically, with each of the instruments concluding in a different key, creating dissonance. By doing so, Mozart was making fun of out-of-tune musicians.


* The last twenty minutes of ''Disney/TheThreeCaballeros'' consist of WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck entering Panchito's final birthday gift, a photograph of Mexico City at night. There he encounters singer Dora Luz's floating head and becomes smitten with her, before being accosted by flashing lights and images of women in bathing suits, while Panchito occasionally pops up to sing the title song with Jose Carioca and another Donald. He then finds himself in a flower patch and meets Carmen Molina, before being transported to a desert where he sees Molina using a baton to bring cacti to life. This scene abruptly ends and the film moves into the final "bullfighting" scene, with Panchito as the matador, Jose as the audience members ([[SelfDuplication all of them]]), and Donald in a bull costume studded with fireworks. The filmmakers later claimed that the section (referred to as "Donald's Surreal Reverie") was intended to represent the idea that "love is a drug".

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* The last twenty minutes of ''Disney/TheThreeCaballeros'' ''WesternAnimation/TheThreeCaballeros'' consist of WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck entering Panchito's final birthday gift, a photograph of Mexico City at night. There he encounters singer Dora Luz's floating head and becomes smitten with her, before being accosted by flashing lights and images of women in bathing suits, while Panchito occasionally pops up to sing the title song with Jose Carioca and another Donald. He then finds himself in a flower patch and meets Carmen Molina, before being transported to a desert where he sees Molina using a baton to bring cacti to life. This scene abruptly ends and the film moves into the final "bullfighting" scene, with Panchito as the matador, Jose as the audience members ([[SelfDuplication all of them]]), and Donald in a bull costume studded with fireworks. The filmmakers later claimed that the section (referred to as "Donald's Surreal Reverie") was intended to represent the idea that "love is a drug".


* ''Series/MadDogs'': The dark-but-comedic crime caper featuring a colourful cast of middle-aged characters [[ShockingSwerve suddenly ends]] with [[spoiler: all of the characters [[ShootTheShaggyDog getting brutally executed]] on a beach.]] Not only does this go straight off the deep end of tone, the final scene is [[spoiler: A BigLippedAlligatorMoment of the whole cast inexplicably plunging straight into Hell. Despite the fact they were simply people caught [[DisproportionateRetribution in the wrong place at the wrong time]], and they were killed by a gang of drug dealers [[KarmaHoudini that were far more evil than they ever were]].

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* ''Series/MadDogs'': The dark-but-comedic crime caper featuring a colourful cast of middle-aged characters [[ShockingSwerve suddenly ends]] with [[spoiler: all of the characters [[ShootTheShaggyDog getting brutally executed]] on a beach.]] Not only does this go straight off the deep end of tone, the final scene is [[spoiler: A BigLippedAlligatorMoment of the whole cast inexplicably plunging straight into Hell. ]] Despite the fact they were simply people caught [[DisproportionateRetribution in the wrong place at the wrong time]], and [[spoiler: they were killed by a gang of drug dealers [[KarmaHoudini that were far more evil than they ever were]]. were]].]]

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* InUniverse in Creator/WalterMoers's Zamonia series. Hildegunst von Mythenmetz has once written a novel of nine hundred pages, where he intricately develops the many plot lines and characters, only to end the book completely out of the blue with his own recipe for sunny side eggs.


* Toward the end of ''Through the Looking-Glass'' (Creator/LewisCarroll's sequel to Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland), Alice has just been crowned a queen and is being honored with a royal banquet, when suddenly the candles on the table grow up to the ceiling, the bottles attach plates to themselves as wings and start to fly, the guests lie down in the dishes while the food and utensils start to walk around, the White Queen disappears into the soup tureen and the Red Queen shrinks down to the size of a kitten. Even considering the {{Cloudcuckooland}} setting, it's an exceptionally weird ending for Alice's dream, making the more famous trial scene that ended her dream in the first book look positively sane by comparison. Then after waking up, Alice starts [[SchrodingersButterfly speculating]] that she herself could be a mere figment in the dreams of the sleeping Red King, who she saw earlier in the book.

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* Toward the end of ''Through the Looking-Glass'' (Creator/LewisCarroll's sequel to Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland), ''Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland''), Alice has just been crowned a queen and is being honored with a royal banquet, when suddenly the candles on the table grow up to the ceiling, the bottles attach plates to themselves as wings and start to fly, the guests lie down in the dishes while the food and utensils start to walk around, the White Queen disappears into the soup tureen and the Red Queen shrinks down to the size of a kitten. Even considering the {{Cloudcuckooland}} setting, it's an exceptionally weird ending for Alice's dream, making the more famous trial scene that ended her dream in the first book look positively sane by comparison. Then after waking up, Alice starts [[SchrodingersButterfly speculating]] that she herself could be a mere figment in the dreams of the sleeping Red King, who she saw earlier in the book.


* * ''Series/MadDogs'': The dark-but-comedic crime caper featuring a colourful cast of middle-aged characters [[ShockingSwerve suddenly ends]] with [[spoiler: all of the characters [[ShootTheShaggyDog getting brutally executed]] on a beach.]] Not only does this go straight off the deep end of tone, the final scene is [[spoiler: A BigLippedAlligatorMoment of the whole cast inexplicably plunging straight into Hell. [[DisproportionateRetribution Despite the fact they were simply people caught in the wrong place at the wrong time]], and they were killed by a gang of drug dealers [[KarmaHoudini that were [far more evil than they ever were]] ]].

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* * ''Series/MadDogs'': The dark-but-comedic crime caper featuring a colourful cast of middle-aged characters [[ShockingSwerve suddenly ends]] with [[spoiler: all of the characters [[ShootTheShaggyDog getting brutally executed]] on a beach.]] Not only does this go straight off the deep end of tone, the final scene is [[spoiler: A BigLippedAlligatorMoment of the whole cast inexplicably plunging straight into Hell. [[DisproportionateRetribution Despite the fact they were simply people caught [[DisproportionateRetribution in the wrong place at the wrong time]], and they were killed by a gang of drug dealers [[KarmaHoudini that were [far far more evil than they ever were]] ]].were]].


* ''Fanfic/UntitledDisplacedFanfiction'' has a Gainax Ending in both part one and part three. Part one suddenly transitions from the main character Jonah presumably dying because Fluttershy kicked him to a future in which the mane six all have human bodies. Fluttershy then beheads a man implied to be Jonah. The second entry tries to do a MindScrewdriver but elements such as Rainbow Dash saying "What have you done?" and the place everyone meets in being called "Shibuya" are retconned. The third party of the trilogy also has a GainaxEnding were Jonah goes back in time using Discord's magic, fights Samson (the Biblical character) and then laughs at Delilah for being thin. The story then abruptly ends.

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* ''Fanfic/UntitledDisplacedFanfiction'' has a Gainax Ending in both part one and part three. Part one suddenly transitions from the main character Jonah presumably dying because Fluttershy kicked him to a future in which the mane six all have human bodies. Fluttershy then beheads a man implied to be Jonah. The second entry tries to do a MindScrewdriver but elements such as Rainbow Dash saying "What have you done?" and the place everyone meets in being called "Shibuya" are retconned. The third party part of the trilogy also has a GainaxEnding were Jonah goes back in time using Discord's magic, fights Samson (the Biblical character) and then laughs at Delilah for being thin. The story then abruptly ends.

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** The explanation of the showrunners has it make a lot more sense. Since he is unable to bring himself to leave his life of crime, every day brings the uncertainty of being mundane or the day he is whacked. The audience does not know whether he experiences a routine day or finally meets his fate, and that's how he's going to have to live the rest of his life.


** The short story anthology ''Short Trips and Sidesteps'' contains one long-running story ("Special Occasions"), broken up into four parts with each part written by a different author, about the Fourth Doctor and Romana. The first three stories show them celebrating K-9's birthday, Valentine's Day and Christmas, all in a cute OriginalFlavour {{WAFF}} style. The final story starts with the Fourth Doctor ruminating about Romana and Christmas, going through a pile of dolls, before, in the last few paragraphs, suddenly being transformed into a nightmarish living puppet being forced to watch a flickering film and succumbing to the void.

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** The short story anthology ''Short Trips and Sidesteps'' contains one long-running story ("Special Occasions"), broken up into four parts with each part written by a different author, about the Fourth Doctor and Romana. The first three stories show them celebrating K-9's birthday, Valentine's Day and Christmas, all in a cute OriginalFlavour {{WAFF}} SugarWiki/{{WAFF}} style. The final story starts with the Fourth Doctor ruminating about Romana and Christmas, going through a pile of dolls, before, in the last few paragraphs, suddenly being transformed into a nightmarish living puppet being forced to watch a flickering film and succumbing to the void.

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** GainaxEnding/SpongeBobSquarePants

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