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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'': The climax of the Chaos Emerald storyline involved Sonic gathering his past selves from his previous time traveling efforts in order to stop Robotnik, who had succeeded in gathering all the Emeralds and attained a super form.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'': ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'': The climax of the Chaos Emerald storyline involved Sonic gathering his past selves from his previous time traveling efforts in order to stop Robotnik, who had succeeded in gathering all the Emeralds and attained a super form.


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* ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'': One arc that involves Calvin trying to get out of doing his homework has him use his time machine at 6:30 PM and jump two hours ahead (along with Hobbes) to pick up the finished paper. Naturally, 8:30 PM Calvin doesn't have anything because two hours prior he went to the future instead of writing it. 6:30 and 8:30 decide that it must be 7:30 Calvin's fault and go to him to demand the paper, but he weasels out of it by pointing out that any pain inflicted on him will be shared by 8:30 Calvin. 6:30 and 8:30 Calvin return to 8:30 to find that both their respective times' Hobbes have collaboratively written the paper (which, much to Calvin's horror, is about how silly the whole thing is, although he did get an A+).
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* ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'': One arc that involves Calvin trying to get out of doing his homework has him use his time machine at 6:30 PM and jump two hours ahead (along with Hobbes) to pick up the finished paper. Naturally, 8:30 PM Calvin doesn't have anything because two hours prior he went to the future instead of writing it. 6:30 and 8:30 decide that it must be 7:30 Calvin's fault and go to him to demand the paper, but he weasels out of it by pointing out that any pain inflicted on him will be shared by 8:30 Calvin. 6:30 and 8:30 Calvin return to 8:30 to find that both their respective times' Hobbes have collaboratively written the paper (which, much to Calvin's horror, is about how silly the whole thing is, although he did get an A+).
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* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'' had Church utilize this at one point, leading to a whole army of identical Churches ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and an absurdly yellow Church]]) trying to save his group and finding all of his plans backfiring on him.

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* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'' had Church utilize this at one point, leading to a whole army of identical Churches ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and an absurdly yellow Church]]) trying to save his group and finding all of his plans backfiring on him. Later in the fifth season, Wyoming's use of his own time-loop powers ends up creating an army of himself that he uses to fight the Blues with.



** this seems to have happened to Antimony Carver due to Loup messing with space and time to speak with her. Afterwards, Annie returned to the Court to find that not only have several months passed, but there's another Annie who has been there that whole time. Now they're stuck with two different Annies, and there may now be at least one other timeline where she has suddenly ceased to exist.

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** this This seems to have happened to Antimony Carver due to Loup messing with space and time to speak with her. Afterwards, Annie returned to the Court to find that not only have several months passed, but there's another Annie who has been there that whole time. Now they're stuck with two different Annies, and there may now be at least one other timeline where she has suddenly ceased to exist.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'': In "Billy Gets an A", Grim and Mandy try to go back in time to stop the past Grim from altering reality by changing Billy's test grade. As they go farther and farther into the past, dozens of Grims end up joining them.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'': In "Billy Gets an A", Grim and Mandy try to go back in ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'': The climax of the Chaos Emerald storyline involved Sonic gathering his past selves from his previous time traveling efforts in order to stop Robotnik, who had succeeded in gathering all the past Grim from altering reality by changing Billy's test grade. As they go farther Emeralds and farther into the past, dozens of Grims end up joining them.attained a super form.


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* ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'': In "Billy Gets an A", Grim and Mandy try to go back in time to stop the past Grim from altering reality by changing Billy's test grade. As they go farther and farther into the past, dozens of Grims end up joining them.


* In one early ''Anime/{{Doraemon}}'' chapter, Nobita tricked Doraemon into doing his homework. Doraemon then got the idea to use the time machine ask ''four'' of his future selves so he can finish it five times as fast. Unfortunately, since for the most part the series runs on StableTimeLoop, this basically means he's doing the homework for five times. The final future self snapped.

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* In one early ''Anime/{{Doraemon}}'' ''Manga/{{Doraemon}}'' chapter, Nobita tricked Doraemon into doing his homework. Doraemon then got the idea to use the time machine ask ''four'' of his future selves so he can finish it five times as fast. Unfortunately, since for the most part the series runs on StableTimeLoop, this basically means he's doing the homework for five times. The final future self snapped.



* During the Mahora Fest arc in ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'', Negi uses a portable time machine given to him by Chao to be able to spend time with all of his students (going through the same three days over and over again). The first time he uses it, he and Setsuna see multiple future copies of him going about enjoying themselves. None of the copies ever interact with each other.

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* During the Mahora Fest arc in ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'', ''Manga/NegimaMagisterNegiMagi'', Negi uses a portable time machine given to him by Chao to be able to spend time with all of his students (going through the same three days over and over again). The first time he uses it, he and Setsuna see multiple future copies of him going about enjoying themselves. None of the copies ever interact with each other.









* ''Videogame/FateGrandOrder'': Edmond Dantes' [[LimitBreak Noble Phantasm]] "Enfer, Chateau d'If" is described as a technique of "super high-speed movement and thinking" that lets him transcend spacetime, and he can use it to create time-displaced duplicates of himself to attack multiple enemies simultaneously.

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* ''Videogame/FateGrandOrder'': ''VideoGame/FateGrandOrder'': Edmond Dantes' [[LimitBreak Noble Phantasm]] "Enfer, Chateau d'If" is described as a technique of "super high-speed movement and thinking" that lets him transcend spacetime, and he can use it to create time-displaced duplicates of himself to attack multiple enemies simultaneously.



* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'': Sakuya Izayoi, the resident TimeMaster, often uses her time powers to let her throw a countless number of knives by pulling in knives she has thrown from specific points in time and then throw them again, and repeating the process.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'': ''Franchise/TouhouProject'': Sakuya Izayoi, the resident TimeMaster, often uses her time powers to let her throw a countless number of knives by pulling in knives she has thrown from specific points in time and then throw them again, and repeating the process.


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* ''ComicBook/WonderWomanOdyssey'': The version of Wonder Woman starring in the issue meets a version of her from a different future. [[spoiler: The [[ComicBook/WonderWoman1987 regular Post-Crisis Wondy]] was killed and possessed by Nemesis, and is trying to corrupt the younger version of herself who was saved from that fate by Clotho weaving a different fate and messing with the timeline.]] In the end the two versions of Wondy from diverging timelines merge into one.

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* ''ComicBook/WonderWomanOdyssey'': The version of Wonder Woman Franchise/WonderWoman starring in the issue meets a version of her from a different future. [[spoiler: The [[ComicBook/WonderWoman1987 regular Post-Crisis Wondy]] was killed and possessed by Nemesis, and is trying to corrupt the younger version of herself who was saved from that fate by Clotho weaving a different fate and messing with the timeline.]] In the end the two versions of Wondy from diverging timelines merge into one.


** In chapter "The Thousand Eyes", Kat reveals the mysterious robotic birds (several of which saved Annie back in chapter 8), are all the same bird, sent through time.

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** In chapter "The Thousand Eyes", Kat reveals it is revealed the mysterious robotic birds (several of which saved Annie back in chapter 8), are all the same bird, sent through time.


* In ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'', this seems to have happened to Antimony Carver due to Loup messing with space and time to speak with her. Afterwards, Annie returned to the Court to find that not only have several months passed, but there's another Annie who has been there that whole time. Now they're stuck with two different Annies, and there may now be at least one other timeline where she has suddenly ceased to exist.

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* In ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'', ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'':
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this seems to have happened to Antimony Carver due to Loup messing with space and time to speak with her. Afterwards, Annie returned to the Court to find that not only have several months passed, but there's another Annie who has been there that whole time. Now they're stuck with two different Annies, and there may now be at least one other timeline where she has suddenly ceased to exist.exist.
** In chapter "The Thousand Eyes", Kat reveals the mysterious robotic birds (several of which saved Annie back in chapter 8), are all the same bird, sent through time.

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* ''ComicBook/WonderWomanOdyssey'': The version of Wonder Woman starring in the issue meets a version of her from a different future. [[spoiler: The [[ComicBook/WonderWoman1987 regular Post-Crisis Wondy]] was killed and possessed by Nemesis, and is trying to corrupt the younger version of herself who was saved from that fate by Clotho weaving a different fate and messing with the timeline.]] In the end the two versions of Wondy from diverging timelines merge into one.

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* In ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'', this seems to have happened to Antimony Carver due to Loup messing with space and time to speak with her. Afterwards, Annie returned to the Court to find that not only have several months passed, but there's another Annie who has been there that whole time. Now they're stuck with two different Annies, and there may now be at least one other timeline where she has suddenly ceased to exist.


* In ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'', Doctor Strange, an incredibly powerful TimeMaster, does this quite frequently during crises to ensure that he has everything, everywhere, covered.

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* In ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'', Doctor Strange, an incredibly powerful TimeMaster, does this quite frequently during crises to ensure that he has everything, everywhere, covered.
covered. He hasn't been seen to interact with himselves, though.


* Because of the time-travel shenanigans involved in ''VideoGame/MortalKombat11'' as the result of the BigBad messing with time, several characters meet up with their past selves. Whatever affects a character's past self affects their present self as well, which is used in a hilarious moment for Johnny Cage involving a bullet grazing the past self's cheek, as well as being used to [[spoiler:finally kill off Sonya's nemesis, Kano, by means of a MoeGreeneSpecial to his past self's non-cybernetic eye]].
* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'': Sakuya Izayoi, the resident TimeMaster, often uses her time powers to let her throw countless number of knives by pulling in knives she has thrown from specific points in time and then throw them again, and repeating the process.

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* Because of the time-travel shenanigans involved in ''VideoGame/MortalKombat11'' as the result of the BigBad [[BigBad Kronika]] messing with time, several characters meet up with their past selves. Whatever affects a character's past self affects their present self as well, which is used in a hilarious moment for Johnny Cage involving a bullet grazing the past self's cheek, as well as being used to [[spoiler:finally kill off Sonya's nemesis, Kano, by means of a MoeGreeneSpecial to his past self's non-cybernetic eye]].
* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'': Sakuya Izayoi, the resident TimeMaster, often uses her time powers to let her throw a countless number of knives by pulling in knives she has thrown from specific points in time and then throw them again, and repeating the process.



* In ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'', Dave's time travel always results in multiple copies of himself from different point in time in the same location, who take care to coordinate with each other so that they don't accidentally break the StableTimeLoop. They work together to accomplish takes varying from [[DoppelgangerAttack teaming up to fight a foe too strong to beat alone]] to [[MundaneUtility cheating the stock market]].
* In ''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary'', Kevyn traveled back in time to prevent events that led to the destruction of the galaxy. He succeeded, so now there's a [[https://www.schlockmercenary.com/2005-04-16 time-clone Kevyn]] from the alternate timeline. Sergeant Schlock also went back in time, but since he's a [[BlobMonster carbosilicate amorph]] he was able to [[https://www.schlockmercenary.com/2005-09-04 merge]] with his past self.

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* In ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'', Dave's time travel always results in multiple copies of himself from different point points in time in the same location, who take care to coordinate with each other so that they don't accidentally break the StableTimeLoop. They work together to accomplish takes varying from [[DoppelgangerAttack teaming up to fight a foe too strong to beat alone]] to [[MundaneUtility cheating the stock market]].
* In ''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary'', Kevyn traveled travelled back in time to prevent events that led to the destruction of the galaxy. He succeeded, so now there's a [[https://www.schlockmercenary.com/2005-04-16 time-clone Kevyn]] from the alternate timeline. Sergeant Schlock also went back in time, but since he's a [[BlobMonster carbosilicate amorph]] he was able to [[https://www.schlockmercenary.com/2005-09-04 merge]] with his past self.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'': In "Billy Gets an A", Grim and Mandy try to go back in time to stop the past Grim from altering reality by changing Billy's test grade. As they go farther and father into the past, dozens of Grims end up joining them.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'': In "Billy Gets an A", Grim and Mandy try to go back in time to stop the past Grim from altering reality by changing Billy's test grade. As they go farther and father farther into the past, dozens of Grims end up joining them.



** ''[[Recap/FuturamaM1BendersBigScore Bender's Big Score]]'': Whenever the Time Code is used to change someone's personal history, the past version becomes a time paradox duplicate with a new, separate timeline from the original. Due to EquivalentExchange, that duplicate is always doomed to die. Bender exploits this to create a copy of himself to go after Fry while he's busy using the bathroom, and due to using TheSlowPath there are hundreds of Benders in the limestone cavern that end up causing [[RealityBreakingParadox a tear in the fabric of the universe]] when he brings them up at once instead of when they're supposed to be. [[spoiler:Leela's new boyfriend, Lars Fillmore, is revealed to be a time duplicate of Fry from when he time-traveled to when he got frozen, leading him to spend 12 years there while the original Fry falls into the same cryogenic tube he fell in during the pilot. This also means for almost a thousand years, there were ''three'' Frys frozen in the same facility.]]

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** ''[[Recap/FuturamaM1BendersBigScore Bender's Big Score]]'': Whenever the Time Code is used to change someone's personal history, the past version becomes a time paradox duplicate with a new, separate timeline from the original. Due to EquivalentExchange, that duplicate is always doomed to die. Bender exploits this to create a copy of himself to go after Fry while he's busy using the bathroom, and due to using TheSlowPath there are hundreds of Benders in the limestone cavern that end up causing [[RealityBreakingParadox a tear in the fabric of the universe]] when he brings them up at once instead of when they're supposed to be. [[spoiler:Leela's new boyfriend, Lars Fillmore, is revealed to be a time duplicate of Fry from when he time-traveled time travelled to when he got frozen, leading him to spend 12 years there while the original Fry falls into the same cryogenic tube he fell in during the pilot. This also means for almost a thousand years, there were ''three'' Frys frozen in the same facility.]]



* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' Treehouse of Horror short "Bart & Homer's Excellent Adventure", Bart goes back to 1974 and ends up causing Homer and Marge to never get together and in-turn leads to Artie Ziff to be his father instead, and Bart actually enjoys this new life. Unfortunately for Bart, the Homer from 1974 manages to hitch a ride in the time machine and ends up meeting the present day Homer, and the two of them devise a plan to change history back. Their plan is to recruit Homers from all over the timestream to attack Artie and Bart... with all of them utterly failing and getting beaten up.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' Treehouse of Horror short "Bart & Homer's Excellent Adventure", Bart goes back to 1974 and ends up causing Homer and Marge to never get together and in-turn leads to Artie Ziff to be his father instead, and Bart actually enjoys this new life. Unfortunately for Bart, the Homer from 1974 manages to hitch a ride in the time machine and ends up meeting the present day present-day Homer, and the two of them devise a plan to change history back. Their plan is to recruit Homers from all over the timestream to attack Artie and Bart... with all of them utterly failing and getting beaten up.


* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'', ''Discworld/{{Pyramids}}'': In order to make sure the pyramid is built on time, the builders reluctantly use a form of time travel (pyramids mess up time around them, changing the speed, looping or even reversing time) by having multiple instances of workers on the same job. This being the Disc, the workers immediately recognize the potential of getting paid multiple times for the same job (another has problems when he sees himself with his wife and doesn't know if it counts as cheating or not).

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* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'', ''Discworld/{{Pyramids}}'': ''Literature/{{Pyramids}}'': In order to make sure the pyramid is built on time, the builders reluctantly use a form of time travel (pyramids mess up time around them, changing the speed, looping or even reversing time) by having multiple instances of workers on the same job. This being the Disc, the workers immediately recognize the potential of getting paid multiple times for the same job (another has problems when he sees himself with his wife and doesn't know if it counts as cheating or not).


* In ''Film/StarTrek2009'', Ambassador Spock implies to the AlternateTimeline Jim Kirk that it would cause a paradox if he were to meet his counterpart Commander Spock, but he introduce himself to him during the denouement anyway, admitting deceiving Kirk.

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* In ''Film/StarTrek2009'', Ambassador Spock implies to the AlternateTimeline Jim Kirk that it would cause a paradox if he were to meet his counterpart Commander Spock, but he introduce introduces himself to him during the denouement anyway, admitting deceiving Kirk.


* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/LloydInSpace'', Lloyd uses Douglas' experimental time machine to go back into the past and prevent the incident in grade school that had him deemed a loser for years, manages to succeed and returns to a seemingly more successful present, but finds that being one of the popular kids is not all it's cracked up to be. After returning to the past again to stop himself from doing so, both Lloyds return to the present, only for an old Douglas to come back from the future and erase the first Lloyd that changed the future from existence before leaving.

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* In one the ''WesternAnimation/LloydInSpace'' episode of ''WesternAnimation/LloydInSpace'', "Day One", Lloyd uses Douglas' experimental time machine to go back into the past and prevent the incident in grade school that had him deemed a loser dork for years, years to come, manages to succeed and returns to a seemingly more successful present, but finds that being one of the popular kids is not all it's cracked up to be. After returning to the past again to stop himself from doing so, both Lloyds return to the present, only for an old Douglas to come back from the future and erase the first Lloyd that changed the future from existence before leaving.


** As ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartIII'' reveals, there was a point in 1955 that ''four'' of the same [=DeLorean=] time machine existed in Hill Valley at once. The first movie's [=DeLorean=], the time machine when Old Biff stole it, the time machine Doc and Marty used to stop him (due to travelling to a point where Old Biff was in the past) and finally the oldest version.

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** As ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartIII'' reveals, there was a point in 1955 that ''four'' versions of the same [=DeLorean=] time machine existed in Hill Valley at once. The first movie's [=DeLorean=], the time machine when one Old Biff stole it, briefly stole, the time machine one Doc and Marty used to stop him (due to travelling to a point where Old Biff was in the past) and finally the oldest version.version, [[TheSlowPath which Doc hid after being stranded in 1885 so Marty and 1955!Doc could fix it up and use it to get Marty home]].

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