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* In the ''Website/{{Questden}}'' adventure ''Moot Point'', the final step of the Path of the Medium, to unlock their AstralProjection power, involves a near-death experience. Kol uses the memory of this experience to trick an intruder possessing him into leaving.
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* While rare, this is argued to be TruthInTelevision: with some {{near death experience}}s featuring what's known as an out-of-body experience. During this time, they're capable of perceiving events out of their bodies.[[note]]''The Handbook of Near-Death Experiences'' says that, of 93 corroborated Out-of-Body NDE's 92% were completely accurate, only 1-2% were completely erroneous and the rest were accurate with some errors.[[/note]] While some have claimed this as a trick of the mind induced by stimulation of the right-temporal lobe and REM intrusion, that explanation doesn't account for those who have perfect visual perceptions of events outside their bodies [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKyQJDZuMHE despite being blind from birth]]. However, many appear to stem from [[http://infidels.org/library/modern/keith_augustine/HNDEs.html vivid hallucinations]]. Information from out of body experiences is not independently verified (although many tests have been done). Those by the blind also cannot be verified, since blind people are capable of describing things they have in fact only heard or read about. In nearly all cases, we must simply go by testimonial accounts which in terms of scientific research are only the starting point.
* Recent AWARE (Awareness during resuscitation) study, led by Dr. Sam Parnia, only managed to find one verifiable OBE case out of 2060 cardiac arrest patients, as most patients either did not survive or were too sick to be interviewed. The experience was very presise, though, but the cardiac arrest occured in a room without any specific hidden targets for the patient's disembodied conciousness to see.
* Sometimes, even severely mentally impaired patients (usually victims of neurodegenerative diseases) may recover their cognitive functions right before death, this is called "Terminal Lucidity"

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* While rare, this is argued to be TruthInTelevision: TruthInTelevision, with some {{near death experience}}s featuring what's known as an out-of-body experience. During this time, they're capable of perceiving events out of their bodies.[[note]]''The Handbook of Near-Death Experiences'' says that, of 93 corroborated Out-of-Body NDE's 92% were completely accurate, only 1-2% were completely erroneous and the rest were accurate with some errors.[[/note]] While some have claimed this as a trick of the mind induced by stimulation of the right-temporal lobe and REM intrusion, that explanation doesn't account for those who have perfect visual perceptions of events outside their bodies [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKyQJDZuMHE despite being blind from birth]]. However, many appear to stem from [[http://infidels.org/library/modern/keith_augustine/HNDEs.html vivid hallucinations]]. Information from out of body experiences is not independently verified (although many tests have been done). Those by the blind also cannot be verified, since blind people are capable of describing things they have in fact only heard or read about. In nearly all cases, we must simply go by testimonial accounts which in terms of scientific research are only the starting point.
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* Recent A recent AWARE (Awareness during resuscitation) study, led by Dr. Sam Parnia, only managed to find one verifiable OBE case out of 2060 cardiac arrest patients, as most patients either did not survive or were too sick to be interviewed. The Though the experience was very presise, though, but precise, the cardiac arrest occured in a room without any specific hidden targets for the patient's disembodied conciousness to see.
* Sometimes, even severely mentally impaired patients (usually victims of neurodegenerative diseases) may recover their cognitive functions right before death, this death. This phenomenon is called "Terminal Lucidity"known as terminal lucidity.


** Subverted in an episode. As various doctors are around a man's body (masking it from view) and finally saying that they lost him, a man walks up and begins to talk about how seeing himself die like that was strange. He even starts giving a speech about death itself...until J.D. comes up and angrily reminds him that he's not dead, just insane.

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** Subverted in an episode. "My Lucky Charm": As various doctors are around a man's body (masking it from view) and finally saying that they lost him, a man walks up and begins to talk about how seeing himself die like that was strange. He even starts giving a speech about death itself...until J.D. comes tries in vain to resuscitate a patient (with some nurses masking the patient's face from view), a man walks up and angrily reminds behind him as he gives the time of death. Said man begins to talk about how seeing himself die like that he's was strange, even starting to give a speech about death itself... until J.D. turns around to confront him.[[note]]It turns out that the man, Jerry, was suffering from [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotard_delusion Cotard's syndrome.]][[/note]]
--->'''J.D.''': (annoyed) For the last time, Jerry, you're
not dead, just insane.dead! Okay?! Now, go back to your room!


* Thr ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode "Follies of the Living - Concerns of the Dead" is told from the point of view of a soldier's ghost, seen by Klinger while the latter [[FeverDreamEpisode recovers from a high fever]].

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* Thr The ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode "Follies of the Living - Concerns of the Dead" is told from the point of view of a soldier's ghost, seen by Klinger while the latter [[FeverDreamEpisode recovers from a high fever]].


* ''Series/DesperateHousewives'' manages to kill off its {{Narrator}} at the start of the first episode. She continues narrating, giving us glimpses into the personal lives of her still-living friends that they don't get to see in each other. She actually appears to Lynnette in one episode.

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* ''Series/DesperateHousewives'' manages to kill off its {{Narrator}} CharacterNarrator at the start of the first episode. She continues narrating, giving us glimpses into the personal lives of her still-living friends that they don't get to see in each other. She actually appears to Lynnette in one episode.

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* Briefly happens to Gabriel Miller in ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline''. After he gets defeated by Kirito in Underworld, he returns to the real world and sees his own corpse and that of Vassago in the other nearby Soul Translator, [[spoiler:and shortly after gets DraggedOffToHell by the ghost of his childhood friend Alicia, whom he murdered years ago]].


* In ''Film/WhatDreamsMayCome'', the plot pretty much revolves around what happens in the afterlife. After [[spoiler:Robin William's character dies,]] he's shown what happens in the real world after his death.

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* In ''Film/WhatDreamsMayCome'', the plot pretty much revolves around what happens in the afterlife. After [[spoiler:Robin William's character dies,]] [[spoiler:Chris Nielson dies in a car wreck]], he's shown in perspective what happens in the real world after his death.


* In ''Discworld/MovingPictures'', Gaspode is having one when rescued.

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* In ''Discworld/MovingPictures'', ''Literature/MovingPictures'', Gaspode is having one when rescued.

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* ''Series/TheTwilightZone1985'': In "Healer", after being brought back to life by Jackie Thompson, Harry Faulk describes moving outside of his body and being able to see all of his neighbors gathered around him when he was temporarily dead.


* ''Series/MacGyver'' spends an episode in spiritual limbo after the bad guys first put him into a coma, and then try to poison his bed-ridden body. He escapes through the aid of a recently-deceased relative.

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* ''Series/MacGyver'' ''Series/{{MacGyver|1985}}'' spends an episode in spiritual limbo after the bad guys first put him into a coma, and then try to poison his bed-ridden body. He escapes through the aid of a recently-deceased relative.

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* Sometimes, even severely mentally impaired patients (usually victims of neurodegenerative diseases) may recover their cognitive functions right before death, this is called "Terminal Lucidity"

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* Recent AWARE (Awareness during resuscitation) study, led by Dr. Sam Parnia, only managed to find one verifiable OBE case out of 2060 cardiac arrest patients, as most patients either did not survive or were too sick to be interviewed. The experience was very presise, though, but the cardiac arrest occured in a room without any specific hidden targets for the patient's disembodied conciousness to see.


* In ''Film/TheOrphanage'', [[spoiler:people who are close to death can see ghosts, and the main character can see ghosts because she is dying of cancer.]]

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* In ''Film/TheOrphanage'', [[spoiler:people who are [[spoiler:characters close to death can see ghosts, and the main character can see starts seeing ghosts because when she is dying of cancer.overdoses on her medication.]]


* While rare, this is TruthInTelevision: with some {{near death experience}}s featuring what's known as an out-of-body experience. During this time, they're capable of perceiving events out of their bodies.[[note]]''The Handbook of Near-Death Experiences'' says that, of 93 corroborated Out-of-Body NDE's 92% were completely accurate, only 1-2% were completely erroneous and the rest were accurate with some errors[[/note]] While some people dismiss them as a trick of the mind induced by stimulation of the right-temporal lobe and REM intrusion, that explanation doesn't account for those who have perfect visual perceptions of events outside their bodies [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKyQJDZuMHE despite being blind from birth]]. However, many appear to stem from [[http://infidels.org/library/modern/keith_augustine/HNDEs.html vivid hallucinations]]. Information from out of body experiences is not independently verified (although many tests have been done). Those by the blind also cannot be verified, since blind people are capable of describing things they have in fact only heard or read about. In nearly all cases, we must simply go by testimonial accounts which in terms of scientific research are only the starting point.

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* While rare, this is argued to be TruthInTelevision: with some {{near death experience}}s featuring what's known as an out-of-body experience. During this time, they're capable of perceiving events out of their bodies.[[note]]''The Handbook of Near-Death Experiences'' says that, of 93 corroborated Out-of-Body NDE's 92% were completely accurate, only 1-2% were completely erroneous and the rest were accurate with some errors[[/note]] errors.[[/note]] While some people dismiss them have claimed this as a trick of the mind induced by stimulation of the right-temporal lobe and REM intrusion, that explanation doesn't account for those who have perfect visual perceptions of events outside their bodies [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKyQJDZuMHE despite being blind from birth]]. However, many appear to stem from [[http://infidels.org/library/modern/keith_augustine/HNDEs.html vivid hallucinations]]. Information from out of body experiences is not independently verified (although many tests have been done). Those by the blind also cannot be verified, since blind people are capable of describing things they have in fact only heard or read about. In nearly all cases, we must simply go by testimonial accounts which in terms of scientific research are only the starting point.


* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'': The entire premise of "Out of Body".

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