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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/JohnnyTest'', Bling Bling Boy's teleporter delivers him without one of his legs, causing him to fall over. This is only because that teleporter isn't quite perfected yet however; he explains to Johnny that the teleporter has done this before, and sure enough, the leg reappears a few seconds later.

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/JohnnyTest'', Bling Bling Boy's teleporter delivers him without one of his legs, causing him to fall over. This is only because that teleporter isn't quite perfected yet yet, however; he explains to Johnny that the teleporter has done this before, and sure enough, the leg reappears a few seconds later.



** A RunningGag with the Picture Teleporter in the episode "Picture This!" In their first demonstration of the device, Phineas and Ferb teleport an apple off of Buford's head, taking off a bit of his hair with it and giving him an impromptu buzzcut. When they teleport Ferb's skateboard back from their grandparents's place, they accidentally take their grandfather's feet with it. [[AmusingInjuries It's played for laughs, though,]] so there's no blood, and the boys immediately send the feet back... backwards.

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** A RunningGag with the Picture Teleporter in the episode "Picture This!" In their first demonstration of the device, Phineas and Ferb teleport an apple off of Buford's head, taking off a bit of his hair with it and giving him an impromptu buzzcut. When they teleport Ferb's skateboard back from their grandparents's grandparents' place, they accidentally take their grandfather's feet with it. [[AmusingInjuries It's played for laughs, though,]] so there's no blood, and the boys immediately send the feet back... backwards.



* In ''WesternAnimation/ThunderCats2011'', Grune is being sucked into AnotherDimension and grabs onto Panthro's arms, telling him pulling him out is the only way either can survive. Panthro decides to take his chances, and Grune is sucked in, taking both of Panthro's arms with him. For the sake of BloodlessCarnage the ends of the arm stumps are glowing the same color as the portal, but were still bandaged up afterwards as if they were bleeding.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/ThunderCats2011'', Grune is being sucked into AnotherDimension and grabs onto Panthro's arms, telling him pulling him out is the only way either can survive. Panthro decides to take his chances, and Grune is sucked in, taking both of Panthro's arms with him. For the sake of BloodlessCarnage BloodlessCarnage, the ends of the arm stumps are glowing the same color as the portal, portal but were still bandaged up afterwards as if they were bleeding.



* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' has Scrooge and the gang teleported to another dimension by a druid circle similar to stonehenge during a game of golf. Launchpad and Huey are in a golf cart which is stuck between 2 of the stones at the time the portal (outlined by the stone circle) activates. The back half of the cart still outside the circle is severed and they spend most of the rest of the episode comically carrying around the front half as if nothing happened.

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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' has Scrooge and the gang teleported to another dimension by a druid circle similar to stonehenge Stonehenge during a game of golf. Launchpad and Huey are in a golf cart which is stuck between 2 two of the stones at the time the portal (outlined by the stone circle) activates. The back half of the cart still outside the circle is severed and they spend most of the rest of the episode comically carrying around the front half as if nothing happened.


* Played for Laughs in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'', where the bumbling apprentice genie Babu tries to make himself disappear in response to the MonsterOfTheWeek appearing. Only his top half does so, causing his lower half to run off without him. It doesn't hurt him, but it's rather embarrassing.

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* Played for Laughs PlayedForLaughs in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'', ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'', where the bumbling apprentice genie Babu tries to make himself disappear in response to the MonsterOfTheWeek appearing. Only his top half does so, causing his lower half to run off without him. It doesn't hurt him, but it's rather embarrassing.


* In Creator/AleksandrZarevin's ''Lonely Gods of the Universe'', the protagonist invents a device that allows him to open a portal to anywhere at any time. He uses it to go see his long-dead mentor and set off yet another in a series of {{Stable Time Loops}}. After spending several hours in the past, he starts climbing into the portal "window", only for the diesel-powered generator to fail, causing the portal to close and cut off the guy's legs. Luckily, his friend is nearby, and he survives the shock and massive blood loss. [[UnexplainedRecovery He gets better]], though. They also use a more reliable power source in the future. ([[WhatHappenedToTheMouse Strangely]], his mentor never mentioned a bloodied pair of legs he must have found outside his place.)

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* In Creator/AleksandrZarevin's ''Lonely Gods of the Universe'', the protagonist invents a device that allows him to open a portal to anywhere at any time. He uses it to go see his long-dead mentor and set off yet another in a series of {{Stable Time Loops}}.Loop}}s. After spending several hours in the past, he starts climbing into the portal "window", only for the diesel-powered generator to fail, causing the portal to close and cut off the guy's legs. Luckily, his friend is nearby, and he survives the shock and massive blood loss. [[UnexplainedRecovery He gets better]], though. They also use a more reliable power source in the future. ([[WhatHappenedToTheMouse Strangely]], his mentor never mentioned a bloodied pair of legs he must have found outside his place.)


* In ''VideoGame/{{Obduction}}'', the seeds teleport spherical chunks of matter but the player is never threatened by a cut at the edges. However [[spoiler:the bisected corpse of a Mofang]] demonstrates that it is possible.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Obduction}}'', the seeds teleport spherical chunks of matter but the matter. The player always stands next to the seed at the center of the sphere, and so is never threatened by a cut at the edges. However [[spoiler:the bisected corpse of a Mofang]] demonstrates that it is possible.


* This led to the demise of the obscure 90's heroine Anima. She chased after Prometheus through his escape portal, only for it to close while she was only halfway through it. The next time we see her, it's as a severed torso floating aimlessly in the void.

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* This led to the demise of the obscure 90's heroine and ComicBook/YoungJustice ally Anima. She chased after Prometheus through his escape portal, only for it to close while she was only halfway through it. The next time we see her, it's as a severed torso floating aimlessly in the void.

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* ''Fanfic/RWBYZero'': When Hercules lunges at Gilgamesh, Gil opens a portal to the Gate of Babylon in his path, then closes it when he is halfway across, slicing him in half at the waist and killing him. Gil says he recently thought of that technique to stop thieves who try to steal his treasury.

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* In ''Fanfic/{{Juxtapose}}'', Izuku's Quirk, "Minor Banishment", is this. It lets him "banish" any kind of matter that he's touching up to a maximum of 10 g at a time. Going up to 2 kg without rest will give him a splitting headache. At first, everyone from his classmates to his teachers to All Might himself tells him that it's [[WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway unsuited for heroics]], which crushes his self-esteem. But in a moment of desperation, he realizes that [[spoiler:he can also [[LethalHarmlessPowers delete people's vital organs]], destroying Tsuchigumo's eyes, spinnerets, spinal cord, and tendons, effectively crippling the villain.]]


** This can happen when traveling through a Tear (a portal to an AlternateUniverse), which is how [[spoiler:Elizabeth lost her pinky finger]].

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** This can happen when traveling through a Tear (a portal to an AlternateUniverse), which is how [[spoiler:Elizabeth lost her pinky finger]].finger, which is what gave her the power to open even more Tears: since a part of her (the pinky) remained in another world, she eventually grew up into a LiminalBeing stretched across all possible timelines and universes]].


** In ''Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross'', this is what happens to [[MassTeleportation Macross Island and a good amount of]] ''[[MassTeleportation environment]]'' [[MassTeleportation around it]]. The [[TeleportersAndTransporters Fold Engines]] on the Macross generate a [[SphereOfDestruction spherical field]] around the ship, engulfing part of the island and neatly cutting it off the Earth. The other end of the Fold gate, on the orbit of Pluto, shows a perfect sphere of land, sea, air, clouds, ''and sunlight'', instants before dissipating.... which [[SpaceIsCold flash-freezes]] the teleported mass.

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** In ''Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross'', this is what happens to [[MassTeleportation Macross South Ataria Island and a good amount of]] ''[[MassTeleportation environment]]'' [[MassTeleportation around it]]. The [[TeleportersAndTransporters Fold Engines]] on the Macross generate a [[SphereOfDestruction spherical field]] around the ship, engulfing part of the island and neatly cutting it off the Earth. The other end of the Fold gate, on the orbit of Pluto, shows a perfect sphere of land, sea, air, clouds, ''and sunlight'', instants before dissipating.... which [[SpaceIsCold flash-freezes]] the teleported mass.

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* At the end of the fourth arc of ''Podcast/TheFallenGods'', [[spoiler: Janna's foot]] gets cut off after they get shoved through a portal to another city. When Solvin tries to give it back through another portal (one which has been explicitly stated to be communications-only), [[soiler: it gets turned into platinum.]]
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* One of the possible endings of ''Inside UFO 54-40'' in the ''Literature/ChooseYourOwnAdventure'' series of books.

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* One of the possible endings of ''Inside UFO 54-40'' in the ''Literature/ChooseYourOwnAdventure'' series of books.books, as well as the current page image.


* An oddly ''harmless'' example comes from the Creator/DiscoveryChannel's ''Know More Than You Should'' series of advertisements. It starts with several scenes of the bottom half of a woman running blindly through a city bumping into things. Then it cuts to the top half of the same woman stuck in a home-made teleporter while her husband tries in vain to fix it.

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* An oddly ''harmless'' example comes from the Creator/DiscoveryChannel's ''Know More Than You Should'' series of advertisements. It starts with several scenes of the bottom half of a woman running blindly through a city bumping into things. Then it cuts to the top half of the same woman stuck in a home-made teleporter while her husband tries in vain to fix it. As much a subversion as an example, as she hasn't been "cut" by the portal, she's just stuck in a still-open one.

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** A non-portal example in another episode involves a device which lets its wearer pass through solid matter. It works by [[TechnoBabble changing the quantum frequency]], but the prototype never worked properly and subjects would start phasing randomly. The unfortunate person trying to use the stolen prototype has a finger phase back into normal while he's passing through a wall and it gets left behind.


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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' has Scrooge and the gang teleported to another dimension by a druid circle similar to stonehenge during a game of golf. Launchpad and Huey are in a golf cart which is stuck between 2 of the stones at the time the portal (outlined by the stone circle) activates. The back half of the cart still outside the circle is severed and they spend most of the rest of the episode comically carrying around the front half as if nothing happened.


** Either this or TeleFrag happens every time Sho and Agito bioboost, as the Guyver armor crossing dimensions brings up a 'blast field' destroying everything within a certain radius of them.

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** Either this or TeleFrag happens every time Sho and Agito bioboost, as the Guyver armor crossing dimensions brings up a 'blast field' "blast field" destroying everything within a certain radius of them.



-->''"He went to one galaxy, his ass went to another."''

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-->''"He -->"He went to one galaxy, his ass went to another."''"'


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*** When Doctor Strange sends Bruce Banner to safety through a magic portal, he inadvertently sends ''half'' of a nearby taxi along for the ride. It nearly lands on top of Bruce, much to his alarm.


The opposite of a TeleFrag (but no less deadly). See also TeleporterAccident, for more general mishaps. A NoFlowPortal may be designed to have this sort of effect on the unwary. [[IThoughtItMeant For creating portals by physically cutting the fabric of space]], see DimensionalCutter.

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The opposite of a TeleFrag (but no less deadly). See also TeleporterAccident, for more general mishaps. A NoFlowPortal may be designed to have this sort of effect on the unwary. [[IThoughtItMeant [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant For creating portals by physically cutting the fabric of space]], see DimensionalCutter.

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