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* ''Videogame/SunlessSkies'': Perdurance is stuck in one as a ''reward'' to the people within it, the sons, daughters and servants of courtiers Her Enduring Majesty is particularly fond of. Every day is the same, single Perfect day, ending with the Half-Light Masque, and at the end it is spun anew and restarted exactly the same way with no one aging a single day, despite remembering everything. Most insist they're perfectly happy in there, but new visitors are brought in every now and then to keep it from getting stale and it's ''still'' a tedium for some of the folks inside, who think of it as a heavily reinforced GildedCage. And the only way out is for the courtier in question to fall out of favor.


* ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'': In "Mathmagic", Star tries to get out of trying to solve a problem in math class, but keeps going back in a time loop. She thinks her wand might have something to do with it, but as Omnitraxus Prime explains, it's actually because out of all the {{alternate universe}} versions of herself she's the only one who hasn't tried to solve the problem, and it's about to cause a catastrophic time paradox.
* {{Subverted|Trope}} on ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse:'' in [[Recap/StevenUniverseS1E42WinterForecast "Winter Forecast"]], [[KidHero Steven]] and [[MuggleBestFriend Connie]]'s goofing off keeps causing problems, with worse results when Steven inexplicably loops back and tries to prevent them. Ultimately it turns out not to be a literal time warp, but [[AllJustADream various possible futures]] that he's seeing from [[TheLeader Garnet]] sharing her [[PrescienceIsPredictable Future Vision]] with him. He uses them to avoid any goofing off and thus gets the best possible ending.

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In "Mathmagic", Star tries to get out of trying to solve a problem in math class, but keeps going back in a time loop. She thinks her wand might have something to do with it, but as Omnitraxus Prime explains, it's actually because out of all the {{alternate universe}} versions of herself she's the only one who hasn't tried to solve the problem, and it's about to cause [[TimeCrash a catastrophic time paradox.
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** In ''Literature/TheMagicBookOfSpells'', Star's ancestor Queen Skywynne accidentally invented a time-loop spell when trying to banish her mother and the unwanted suitor she had in tow. It took her several iterations before she realized what was going
on and managed to undo it, but then she figured out how to use the spell to get the citizens of Mewni to build a new castle, fitting five years' worth of labor into a single day.
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''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse:'' {{Subverted|Trope}} in [[Recap/StevenUniverseS1E42WinterForecast "Winter Forecast"]], [[KidHero Steven]] and [[MuggleBestFriend Connie]]'s goofing off keeps causing problems, with worse results when Steven inexplicably loops back and tries to prevent them. Ultimately it turns out not to be a literal time warp, but [[AllJustADream various possible futures]] that he's seeing from [[TheLeader Garnet]] sharing her [[PrescienceIsPredictable Future Vision]] with him. He uses them to avoid any goofing off and thus gets the best possible ending.


* ''https://archiveofourown.org/works/6944464 And Somebody Spoke And I Went Into A Dream'' is a Music/TheBeatles Beatles fanfic that places Paul in one of these. It's left open-ended in the fic itself, but the author states that they believe that [[spoiler:Paul [[DownerEnding sacrificing himself to save John at the end of the fic]] ends the loop.]]

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* ''https://archiveofourown.''[[https://archiveofourown.org/works/6944464 And Somebody Spoke And I Went Into A Dream'' Dream]]'' is a Music/TheBeatles Beatles [[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]] fanfic that places Paul in one of these. It's left open-ended in the fic itself, but the author states that they believe that [[spoiler:Paul [[DownerEnding sacrificing himself to save John at the end of the fic]] ends the loop.]]


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''https://archiveofourown.org/works/6944464 and somebody spoke and i went into a dream'' is a [[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]) fanfic that places Paul in one of these. It's left open-ended in the fic itself, but the author states that they believe that [[spoiler:Paul [[DownerEnding sacrificing himself to save John at the end of the fic]] ends the loop.]]
* ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/3277838 Good Day Sunshine (Good Day Sunshine Good Day Sunshine Good Day Sunshine...)]]'' places [[Series/AgentsOfSHIELD Antoine Triplett]] in one of these, endlessly repeating [[Recap/AgentsOfSHIELDS2E10WhatTheyBecome the day of his death]] and unable to avoid his fate no matter what he does in a way reminiscent of the ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' example below. [[spoiler:Eventually, [=FitzSimmons=] help him realise that the way to break the loop is to [[TrueLovesKiss kiss Skye]].]]

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*''https://archiveofourown.org/works/6944464 and somebody spoke and i went into a dream'' And Somebody Spoke And I Went Into A Dream'' is a [[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]) Music/TheBeatles Beatles fanfic that places Paul in one of these. It's left open-ended in the fic itself, but the author states that they believe that [[spoiler:Paul [[DownerEnding sacrificing himself to save John at the end of the fic]] ends the loop.]]
* ''[[http://archiveofourown.*''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/3277838 Good Day Sunshine (Good Day Sunshine Good Day Sunshine Good Day Sunshine...)]]'' places [[Series/AgentsOfSHIELD Antoine Triplett]] in one of these, endlessly repeating [[Recap/AgentsOfSHIELDS2E10WhatTheyBecome the day of his death]] and unable to avoid his fate no matter what he does in a way reminiscent of the ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' example below. [[spoiler:Eventually, [=FitzSimmons=] help him realise that the way to break the loop is to [[TrueLovesKiss kiss Skye]].]]

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''https://archiveofourown.org/works/6944464 and somebody spoke and i went into a dream'' is a [[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]) fanfic that places Paul in one of these. It's left open-ended in the fic itself, but the author states that they believe that [[spoiler:Paul [[DownerEnding sacrificing himself to save John at the end of the fic]] ends the loop.]]


* Episode 10 of ''Anime/SpaceDandy''. A huge blast of [[AppliedPhlebotinum Pyronium]] hits the July 8 page of Meow's calendar, stranding the crew in a Mobius loop on Meow's home planet. They [[IdiotHero fail to notice anything]] out of the ordinary until QT brings it up on loop 88, but Dandy dismisses the question. It isn't until loop [[OneHundredAndEight 108]] that they finally realize that they know what's going to happen... [[WrongGenreSavvy so they assume they've developed superpowers]]. At that point the [[InteractiveNarrator the Narrator]] gets fed up and yells at them to get on with the story. [[spoiler:The only way to break it was by removing the calendar page, which can only be done by Meow learning AnAesop and working with his dad, using his dad's metalworking equipment.]]

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* Episode 10 of ''Anime/SpaceDandy''. A huge blast of [[AppliedPhlebotinum Pyronium]] Pyonium]] hits the July 8 page of Meow's calendar, stranding the crew in a Mobius loop on Meow's home planet. They [[IdiotHero fail to notice anything]] out of the ordinary until QT brings it up on loop 88, but Dandy dismisses the question. It isn't until loop [[OneHundredAndEight 108]] that they finally realize that they know what's going to happen... [[WrongGenreSavvy so they assume they've developed superpowers]]. At that point the [[InteractiveNarrator the Narrator]] gets fed up and yells at them to get on with the story. [[spoiler:The only way to break it was by removing the calendar page, which can only be done by Meow learning AnAesop and working with his dad, using his dad's metalworking equipment.]]

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* Happens in the ''WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo'' episode"Jet's Time Machine", where the kids go back in time to watch a meteor shower that they missed, but are stuck in an endless loop and keep missing the meteor shower. However, once they correct their mistakes, they break out of the loop and are able to watch the meteor shower.


* Episode 7 of ''Anime/ShoujoKagekiRevueStarlight''. A hudge reveal that [[spoiler:Daiba nana actually won Giraffe's audittion before long time ago and become The Top star.Tiara prize of the top star have power that top star can create any state at they wish.Nana wish to perform Starlight state again with the exacly the same way as last year.She was sent back to last year when they just arrived at school so she can perform starlight again. She keep repeat time agian by winning Giraffe's audittion again and make a same wish to go back in time again.]]
* Episode 10 of
''Anime/SpaceDandy''. A huge blast of [[AppliedPhlebotinum Pyronium]] hits the July 8 page of Meow's calendar, stranding the crew in a Mobius loop on Meow's home planet. They [[IdiotHero fail to notice anything]] out of the ordinary until QT brings it up on loop 88, but Dandy dismisses the question. It isn't until loop [[OneHundredAndEight 108]] that they finally realize that they know what's going to happen... [[WrongGenreSavvy so they assume they've developed superpowers]]. At that point the [[InteractiveNarrator the Narrator]] gets fed up and yells at them to get on with the story. [[spoiler:The only way to break it was by removing the calendar page, which can only be done by Meow learning AnAesop and working with his dad, using his dad's metalworking equipment.]]

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* Episode In episode 7 of ''Anime/ShoujoKagekiRevueStarlight''. A hudge ''Anime/ShoujoKagekiRevueStarlight'', there is a huge reveal that [[spoiler:Daiba nana Nana actually won Giraffe's audittion before audittions a long time ago and become The became the Top star.Tiara prize of Star, which gave her the top star have power that top star can to create any state at they wish.stage she wishes for. Nana wish wished to perform Starlight state again with in the exacly the exact same way as her class did last year.year. She was sent back to last one year when they had just arrived at school so she can perform starlight again. her wish could come true. She keep repeat kept repeating time agian again and again by winning Giraffe's audittion again audittions and make a making the same wish to go back in time again.]]
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of ''Anime/SpaceDandy''. A huge blast of [[AppliedPhlebotinum Pyronium]] hits the July 8 page of Meow's calendar, stranding the crew in a Mobius loop on Meow's home planet. They [[IdiotHero fail to notice anything]] out of the ordinary until QT brings it up on loop 88, but Dandy dismisses the question. It isn't until loop [[OneHundredAndEight 108]] that they finally realize that they know what's going to happen... [[WrongGenreSavvy so they assume they've developed superpowers]]. At that point the [[InteractiveNarrator the Narrator]] gets fed up and yells at them to get on with the story. [[spoiler:The only way to break it was by removing the calendar page, which can only be done by Meow learning AnAesop and working with his dad, using his dad's metalworking equipment.]]


* Episode 7 of ''Anime/ShoujoKagekiRevueStarlight''. A hudge reveal that [[spoiler:Daiba nana actually won giraff's audittion before long time ago and become The Top star.Tiara prize of the top star have power that top star can create any state at they wish.Nana wish to perform Starlight state again with the exacly the same way as last year.She was sent back to last year when they just arrived at school so she can perform starlight again. She keep repeat time agian by winning giraff's audittion again and make a wish to go back in time over and over again.]]

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* Episode 7 of ''Anime/ShoujoKagekiRevueStarlight''. A hudge reveal that [[spoiler:Daiba nana actually won giraff's Giraffe's audittion before long time ago and become The Top star.Tiara prize of the top star have power that top star can create any state at they wish.Nana wish to perform Starlight state again with the exacly the same way as last year.She was sent back to last year when they just arrived at school so she can perform starlight again. She keep repeat time agian by winning giraff's Giraffe's audittion again and make a same wish to go back in time over and over again.]]


* Episode 7 of ''Anime/Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight''. A hudge reveal that [[spoiler:Daiba nana actually won giraff's audittion before long time ago and become The Top star.Tiara prize of the top star have power that top star can create any state at they wish.Nana wish to perform Starlight state again with the exacly the same way as last year.She was sent back to last year when they just arrived at school so she can perform starlight again. She keep repeat time agian by winning giraff's audittion again and make a wish to go back in time over and over again.]]

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* Episode 7 of ''Anime/Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight''.''Anime/ShoujoKagekiRevueStarlight''. A hudge reveal that [[spoiler:Daiba nana actually won giraff's audittion before long time ago and become The Top star.Tiara prize of the top star have power that top star can create any state at they wish.Nana wish to perform Starlight state again with the exacly the same way as last year.She was sent back to last year when they just arrived at school so she can perform starlight again. She keep repeat time agian by winning giraff's audittion again and make a wish to go back in time over and over again.]]


* Episode 10 of ''Anime/SpaceDandy''. A huge blast of [[AppliedPhlebotinum Pyronium]] hits the July 8 page of Meow's calendar, stranding the crew in a Mobius loop on Meow's home planet. They [[IdiotHero fail to notice anything]] out of the ordinary until QT brings it up on loop 88, but Dandy dismisses the question. It isn't until loop [[OneHundredAndEight 108]] that they finally realize that they know what's going to happen... [[WrongGenreSavvy so they assume they've developed superpowers]]. At that point the [[InteractiveNarrator the Narrator]] gets fed up and yells at them to get on with the story. [[spoiler:The only way to break it was by removing the calendar page, which can only be done by Meow learning AnAesop and working with his dad, using his dad's metalworking equipment.]]

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* Episode 7 of ''Anime/Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight''. A hudge reveal that [[spoiler:Daiba nana actually won giraff's audittion before long time ago and become The Top star.Tiara prize of the top star have power that top star can create any state at they wish.Nana wish to perform Starlight state again with the exacly the same way as last year.She was sent back to last year when they just arrived at school so she can perform starlight again. She keep repeat time agian by winning giraff's audittion again and make a wish to go back in time over and over again.]]
* Episode 10 of of
''Anime/SpaceDandy''. A huge blast of [[AppliedPhlebotinum Pyronium]] hits the July 8 page of Meow's calendar, stranding the crew in a Mobius loop on Meow's home planet. They [[IdiotHero fail to notice anything]] out of the ordinary until QT brings it up on loop 88, but Dandy dismisses the question. It isn't until loop [[OneHundredAndEight 108]] that they finally realize that they know what's going to happen... [[WrongGenreSavvy so they assume they've developed superpowers]]. At that point the [[InteractiveNarrator the Narrator]] gets fed up and yells at them to get on with the story. [[spoiler:The only way to break it was by removing the calendar page, which can only be done by Meow learning AnAesop and working with his dad, using his dad's metalworking equipment.]]


* In the ''[[Anime/SteinsGate Steins;Gate]]'' anime, Okabe uses a MentalTimeTravel device to repeat the same few hours [[spoiler:in an attempt to prevent Mayuri's death]]. In an variation on the trope, after Okabe fails numerous loops, [[spoiler:Kurisu points out that he's only been jumping back a few hours because the device didn't exist before then and he didn't want to remove it from existence, but that he can now build it exactly to spec at whatever point he needs. From then on, he's able to stretch out the loop cycle for days]].



** In the anime, in an variation on the trope, after Okabe fails numerous loops, [[spoiler:Kurisu points out that he's only been jumping back a few hours because the device didn't exist before then and he didn't want to remove it from existence, but that he can now build it exactly to spec at whatever point he needs. From then on, he's able to stretch out the loop cycle for days]].

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A common variation is that the looper is ''deliberately'' repeating the time period to SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong (and because they keep failing, [[{{Determinator}} they repeat it again, and again, and again, and again, and...]]) In such cases, the looper has control of the loop and can stop it at any time... if they just [[DespairEventHorizon give up and accept failure]].


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** In the anime, in an variation on the trope, after Okabe fails numerous loops, [[spoiler:Kurisu points out that he's only been jumping back a few hours because the device didn't exist before then and he didn't want to remove it from existence, but that he can now build it exactly to spec at whatever point he needs. From then on, he's able to stretch out the loop cycle for days]].


* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/JohnnyTest'' features a self-inflicted loop. After wasting a whole Saturday being forced to watch ballet on TV with Sissy and Missy, Johnny and Dukey get a device from Mary and Susan that will allow them to repeat the day as many times as they wish. They try to avoid watching the ballet with Sissy by force, but when that repeatedly fails to work, they decide to be nice to Sissy and Missy to see if that will work. This results in them all having the best Saturday ever. [[spoiler: In most instances, this would mean the end of the loop, but instead the trope is subverted when Johnny's dad points out that Johnny is falling in love with Sissy. Wanting to have nothing to do with that, Johnny presses the reset button again and proceeds to be mean to Sissy the next time around.]]

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* An In the episode "Saturday Night's Alright" of ''WesternAnimation/JohnnyTest'' features a self-inflicted loop. After wasting a whole Saturday being forced to watch ballet on TV with Sissy and Missy, Johnny and Dukey get a device from Mary and Susan that will allow them to repeat the day as many times as they wish. They try to avoid watching the ballet with Sissy by force, but when that repeatedly fails to work, they decide to be nice to Sissy and Missy to see if that will work. This results in them all having the best Saturday ever. [[spoiler: In most instances, this would mean the end of the loop, but instead the trope is subverted when Johnny's dad points out that Johnny is falling in love with Sissy. Wanting to have nothing to do with that, Johnny presses the reset button again and proceeds to be mean to Sissy the next time around.]]


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* ''Loonatics Unleashed'' "Time After Time".

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**In his [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgfyC965kDM "San Jose Sharks: A Legacy of Failure"]] video, he describes the Sharks' first-round playoff defeat to the Oilers in 2016 as "Groundhog Day without the humor." He then rubs it in by adding that Patrick Marleau, one of the Sharks' star players, had signed with the Rangers after that defeat.

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