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** ''Comicbook/HawkMan'': Hawkman's home planet Thanagar used to orbit the real life star, Polaris. But it has since been retconned into the fictional Polaris Galaxy.

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** ''Comicbook/HawkMan'': ''Comicbook/{{Hawkman}}'': Hawkman's home planet Thanagar used to orbit the real life star, Polaris. But it has since been retconned into the fictional Polaris Galaxy. Unless the Thanagarians have named the Milky Way Galaxy as well.


* The aliens in ''Series/RoswellHigh'' come from the planet Antar in the Whirlwind Galaxy.

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* The aliens in ''Series/RoswellHigh'' ''Series/{{Roswell}}'' come from the planet Antar in the Whirlwind Galaxy.

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* The aliens in ''Series/RoswellHigh'' come from the planet Antar in the Whirlwind Galaxy.



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* TheGreys from ''Series/TheXFiles'' come from the Reticulum Galaxy that [[SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale has somehow run out of iron]].

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* The original ''[[Series/BattlestarGalactica1978 Battlestar Galactica]]'' started off in the Cyrannus galaxy and had the crew move to our own on the quest to reach Earth.



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* The two warring races in ''Vampire Wars'' are said to have used entire galaxies as their battleground.


** ''Anime/DragonBallGT'' starts with the Black Star Dragon Balls being scattered across the universe and the protagonist ls have a year to find them all to save Earth. Though the Funimation dub changes universe to galaxy.

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** ''Anime/DragonBallGT'' starts with the Black Star Dragon Balls being scattered across the universe and the protagonist ls protagonists have a year to find them all to save Earth. Though the Funimation dub changes universe to galaxy.


* In ''Film/{{Stargate}}'' they travel to the planet Abydos in the Kaliem Galaxy which is on the other side of the known universe. The [[StargateSG1 TV show]] retcons Abydos as being in our galaxy but shows intergalactic travel as being difficult but possible.

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* In ''Film/{{Stargate}}'' they travel to the planet Abydos in the Kaliem Galaxy which is on the other side of the known universe. The [[StargateSG1 [[Series/StargateSG1 TV show]] retcons Abydos as being in our galaxy but shows intergalactic travel as being difficult but possible.


* The original book of ''Literature/ThisIslandEarth'' had the friendly aliens decide to pull their forces back "out of this galaxy".

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* The original book of ''Literature/ThisIslandEarth'' ''Film/ThisIslandEarth'' had the friendly aliens decide to pull their forces back "out of this galaxy".


* Literal case in ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' where the universe only has four galaxies. **It mostly takes place in the Northern Galaxy but the Southern is visited in ''[[Anime/DragonBallZBrolyTheLegendarySuperSaiyan Broly-The Legendary Super Saiyan]]'' but it's implied that Broly destroyed most of the inhabited planets.

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* Literal case in ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' where the universe only has four galaxies.
**It mostly takes place in the Northern Galaxy but the Southern is visited in ''[[Anime/DragonBallZBrolyTheLegendarySuperSaiyan Broly-The Legendary Super Saiyan]]'' but it's implied that Broly destroyed most of the inhabited planets.


* Literal case in ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' where the universe only has four galaxies. It mostly takes place in the Northern Galaxy but the Southern is visited in ''[[Anime/DragonBallZBrolyTheLegendarySuperSaiyan Broly-The Legendary Super Saiyan]]'' but it's implied that Broly destroyed most of the inhabited planets.

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* Literal case in ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' where the universe only has four galaxies. It **It mostly takes place in the Northern Galaxy but the Southern is visited in ''[[Anime/DragonBallZBrolyTheLegendarySuperSaiyan Broly-The Legendary Super Saiyan]]'' but it's implied that Broly destroyed most of the inhabited planets.
** The Eastern and Western Galaxies only exist to give King Kai rival gods and their alien subjects for Goku to fight in the afterlife tournament.
** ''Anime/DragonBallGT'' starts with the Black Star Dragon Balls being scattered across the universe and the protagonist ls have a year to find them all to save Earth. Though the Funimation dub changes universe to galaxy.
** ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'' retcons it to a more realistic number of galaxies.

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* Literal case in ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' where the universe only has four galaxies. It mostly takes place in the Northern Galaxy but the Southern is visited in ''[[Anime/DragonBallZBrolyTheLegendarySuperSaiyan Broly-The Legendary Super Saiyan]]'' but it's implied that Broly destroyed most of the inhabited planets.


* Creator/IsaacAsimov has a short story called "The Last Question", which goes far enough into the future to see intergalatic travel.

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* Creator/IsaacAsimov has a short story called "The Last Question", which goes far enough into Creator/IsaacAsimov's "Literature/TheLastQuestion": At some point in the distant future depicted by this story, mankind will develop inter''galactic'' travel to see intergalatic travel.the point where characters can casually communicate and move to different galaxies (so casually, that each one is simply "the galaxy").

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* While ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'' is ''set'' in a single (unnamed) galaxy full of {{Baby Planet}}s, other galaxies are apparently in reach. Lord Dominator is apparently from another galaxy, and after she [[spoiler:destroys every planet there]], one of her robots suggest moving onto another.


* ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' deals with multiple galaxies, referring to (inter)galactic tyrants as having conquered hundreds of the things. Speed is more or less never mentioned, as ships move at a Speed of Plot even more variable than usual, and magical teleportation is really handy in avoiding those annoying "laws of physics" things.
** ''Series/PowerRangersInSpace'' has the Rangers searching for Zordon, whom the LegionOfDoom made off with in the premiere. We get at least one instance of Andros saying something to the effect of "well, the scan's done and he's not in ''that'' galaxy; let's move on." It's said as casually as if they'd glanced into a room in a house and seen no sign of someone; "nobody in there, let's check the kitchen." The vastness of intergalactic space really is nothing to the Rangers.
** A ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' episode, however, proves that SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale (or Kids' Show Writers Just Don't Care About Scale, anyway.) The Rangers are traveling at light speed to the Farthest Galaxy. Now, the distance to the farthest known is over '''thirteen billion light years.''' But wait, the place they ''named'' the Farthest Galaxy might actually not be that far, you say? Well, the ''nearest'' galaxy, good ol' Andromeda, would be a 2.5 million year trip at light speed. Worse, "light years" ''are'' mentioned. You'd think even if they didn't know the math, they'd know that light speed plus light years equals a team of octogenarians with attitudes.



* ''Series/DoctorWho'': Any species with interstellar flight capacity can, it is implied, travel between as many galaxies as they like.
** The [[TimeAndRelativeDimensionsInSpace TARDIS]] can go anywhere in time and space, so it should come as no surprise that, outside of [[MostWritersAreHuman a disproportionate fondness for Earth and humanity in general]], distance poses no obstacle to the Doctor. In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E4TheDoctorsWife "The Doctor's Wife"]], Eleven and companions even go "outside" the universe (complete with a little bit of LampshadeHanging on the terminology).
** The various "Great and Bountiful Human Empires" cover multiple galaxies ''each''.
* ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' deals with multiple galaxies, referring to (inter)galactic tyrants as having conquered hundreds of the things. Speed is more or less never mentioned, as ships move at a Speed of Plot even more variable than usual, and magical teleportation is really handy in avoiding those annoying "laws of physics" things.
** ''Series/PowerRangersInSpace'' has the Rangers searching for Zordon, whom the LegionOfDoom made off with in the premiere. We get at least one instance of Andros saying something to the effect of "well, the scan's done and he's not in ''that'' galaxy; let's move on." It's said as casually as if they'd glanced into a room in a house and seen no sign of someone; "nobody in there, let's check the kitchen." The vastness of intergalactic space really is nothing to the Rangers.
** A ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' episode, however, proves that SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale (or Kids' Show Writers Just Don't Care About Scale, anyway.) The Rangers are traveling at light speed to the Farthest Galaxy. Now, the distance to the farthest known is over '''thirteen billion light years.''' But wait, the place they ''named'' the Farthest Galaxy might actually not be that far, you say? Well, the ''nearest'' galaxy, good ol' Andromeda, would be a 2.5 million year trip at light speed. Worse, "light years" ''are'' mentioned. You'd think even if they didn't know the math, they'd know that light speed plus light years equals a team of octogenarians with attitudes.
* Aliens in ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' tend to talk about the 28 known galaxies as a reference to ''Film/SupermanTheMovie''.
* The ''Franchise/StargateVerse'' had extragalactic travel via Stargate established as possible fairly early on (it just needs eight chevrons and a ''lot'' of power), and ''Series/StargateAtlantis'' takes place almost entirely in a separate galaxy (the Pegasus Dwarf Irregular Galaxy, to be precise), with travel to and from Earth taking only a couple of weeks at worst. By the end of the series four separate galaxies (Milky Way, Pegasus, Ida, and the unnamed Ori home galaxy) were accessible. ''Series/StargateUniverse'', as the name implies, goes even further, with the ''Destiny'' traveling the universe dozens of galaxies away from the Milky Way.



* Since [[Series/DoctorWho the TARDIS]] can go anywhere in time and space, it should come as no surprise that, outside of [[MostWritersAreHuman a disproportionate fondness for Earth and humanity in general]], distance poses no obstacle to the Doctor. In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E4TheDoctorsWife The Doctor's Wife]] Eleven and companions even go "outside" the universe (complete with a little bit of LampshadeHanging on the terminology).
** Not just the TARDIS, either - the various incarnations of the 'Great and Bountiful Human Empire' cover multiple galaxies each.
* The ''Franchise/StargateVerse'' had extragalactic travel via Stargate established as possible fairly early on (it just needs eight chevrons and a ''lot'' of power), and ''Series/StargateAtlantis'' takes place almost entirely in a separate galaxy (the Pegasus Dwarf Irregular Galaxy, to be precise), with travel to and from Earth taking only a couple of weeks at worst. By the end of the series four separate galaxies (Milky Way, Pegasus, Ida, and the unnamed Ori home galaxy) were accessible. ''Series/StargateUniverse'', as the name implies, goes even further, with the ''Destiny'' traveling the universe dozens of galaxies away from the Milky Way.
* Aliens in ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' tend to talk about the 28 known galaxies as a reference to Film/SupermanTheMovie.



* ''WesternAnimation/VoltronLegendaryDefender'' apparently takes place on a multi-galaxy scale, as the protagonists' months-long voyage back to Earth is nearly complete when they ''enter'' the Milky Way.

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* ''WesternAnimation/VoltronLegendaryDefender'' apparently takes place on a multi-galaxy multi-galactic scale, as the protagonists' months-long voyage back to Earth is nearly complete when they ''enter'' the Milky Way.

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