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* The original pilot for ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' has a very silly case of this, with Pen's mind being briefly sent "back in time...and to Mars" where he meets Abraham Lincoln. No, it [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext doesn't make any more sense in context]].


** Captain Picard in the last episode of ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration''. A a variation happened to Worf in one episode, where instead of being Unstuck In Time, he keeps traveling between [[AlternateUniverse parallel universes]]. (Unstuck in timelines?)

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** Captain Picard in the last episode of ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration''. A a variation happened to Worf in one episode, where instead of being Unstuck In Time, he keeps traveling between [[AlternateUniverse parallel universes]]. (Unstuck in timelines?)

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* Professor Paradox from ''WesternAnimation/Ben10'' is a scientist who, back in the Cold War, was working on an experiment to achieve TimeTravel. The experiment went horribly wrong and he ended up unstuck in reality, [[FateWorseThanDeath randomly warping through time and space while unable to die or age, being driven completely insane]]. Then he got BoredWithInsanity. Now he has control of his warping and has become an incredibly powerful TimeMaster who protects the universe by quietly making alterations to the timeline.


* Happens twice to Dr. Manhattan in ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}''. As a result of the accident that creates him, he's able to perceive the entirety of his life at once. [[spoiler: In the climax, the BigBad bombards him with Tachyons, rendering him unable to see present events. Since the character can exist in multiple places and times simultaneously, this is confusing, even for him.]]

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* Happens twice to Dr. Manhattan in ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}''. As a result of the accident that creates him, he's able to perceive the entirety of his life at once. [[spoiler: In the climax, the BigBad bombards him with Tachyons, rendering him unable to see present events. Since the character can exist in multiple places and times simultaneously, this is confusing, even for him.]]]] As he describes it (before the tachyon surge), it's like a barrier he can't see past from his current position. But then, once the event takes place, he doesn't seem to have any problem still seeing/remembering the past...


* According to one of the [[MentalTimeTravel noncorporeal time travelers]] in TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon of ''[[ShinMegamiTensei Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. the Soulless Army]]'', ''corporeal'' time travelers run the risk of precisely this happening to them. [[spoiler:This is what happens to the BigBad, who due to mucking with the timeline, apparently destroys the timeline that leads to the events of ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiI'' and ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiII'', negating his own existence and only remaining extant due to his possession of his ancestress, Kaya Daidouji. When the bond is severed, he's thrown into a TimeAbyss.]]

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* According to one of the [[MentalTimeTravel noncorporeal time travelers]] in TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon of ''[[ShinMegamiTensei ''[[Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. the Soulless Army]]'', ''corporeal'' time travelers run the risk of precisely this happening to them. [[spoiler:This is what happens to the BigBad, who due to mucking with the timeline, apparently destroys the timeline that leads to the events of ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiI'' and ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiII'', negating his own existence and only remaining extant due to his possession of his ancestress, Kaya Daidouji. When the bond is severed, he's thrown into a TimeAbyss.]]


* A frequent occurance in ''Franchise/StarTrek''.

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* A frequent occurance occurrence in ''Franchise/StarTrek''.


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* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'': {{Discussed|Trope}} in "Abduction". Jason speculates that he, Cody Phillips, Ray, Brianna and Danielle may have become unstuck in time.

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* On ''Series/{{Haven}}'' an old man has the power to do this to other people when he gets upset. He accidentally sends Duke and Nathan to 1955 by looking at them. There, they find out that while fighting in World War II he sent his whole platoon several years into the future, when the war had ended.


* The TropeNamer is the opening line to Creator/KurtVonnegut's ''Literature/SlaughterhouseFive'', referring to main character Billy Pilgrim. It may be worth noting that there is a common AlternativeCharacterInterpretation that he is ''not'' in fact an actual example of this trope, and is instead experiencing PTSD flashbacks (and also hallucinating aliens as a coping measure).

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* The TropeNamer is the opening line to Creator/KurtVonnegut's ''Literature/SlaughterhouseFive'', referring to main character Billy Pilgrim. It may be worth noting that there is a common AlternativeCharacterInterpretation that he is ''not'' in fact an actual example of this trope, [[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane and is instead experiencing PTSD flashbacks flashbacks]] (and also hallucinating aliens as a coping measure).

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* The Creator/TaisTeng duology ''The Wolves of Rome'' and ''The Pharaoh's Gold'' centers on a man who has been traveling through time randomly, and is accidentally followed by a brother and sister who become his companions. Somehow, people from different periods also react with hostility towards any time travelers since they're foreign to that time.

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* In ''Series/TheHauntingOfHillHouse'', it turns out that the Bent-Neck Lady was actually [[spoiler: Nell's hanging body after Hill House forces her into [[PsychicAssistedSuicide "suicide"]], falling through time and space. ]]





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** Captain Sheridan, as explained by Zathras in ''War Without End''.

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** Captain Sheridan, as explained by Zathras in ''War Without End''. He even says "unstuck in time" to explain Sheridan's condition.


* According to one of the [[MentalTimeTravel noncorporeal time travelers]] in TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon of ''[[ShinMegamiTensei Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. the Soulless Army]]'', ''corporeal'' time travelers run the risk of precisely this happening to them. [[spoiler:This is what happens to the BigBad, who due to mucking with the timeline, apparently destroys the timeline that leads to the events of ''ShinMegamiTenseiI'' and ''ShinMegamiTenseiII'', negating his own existence and only remaining extant due to his possession of his ancestress, Kaya Daidouji. When the bond is severed, he's thrown into a TimeAbyss.]]

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* According to one of the [[MentalTimeTravel noncorporeal time travelers]] in TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon of ''[[ShinMegamiTensei Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. the Soulless Army]]'', ''corporeal'' time travelers run the risk of precisely this happening to them. [[spoiler:This is what happens to the BigBad, who due to mucking with the timeline, apparently destroys the timeline that leads to the events of ''ShinMegamiTenseiI'' ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiI'' and ''ShinMegamiTenseiII'', ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiII'', negating his own existence and only remaining extant due to his possession of his ancestress, Kaya Daidouji. When the bond is severed, he's thrown into a TimeAbyss.]]


->''All time is all time. It does not change. It does not lend itself to warnings or explanations. It simply is. Take it moment by moment, and you will find that we are all, as I've said before, bugs in amber.''
->-- '''Kurt Vonnegut''', ''Literature/SlaughterhouseFive'' (the TropeNamer)

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'''Kurt Vonnegut''', ''Literature/SlaughterhouseFive'' (the TropeNamer)


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* ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'': Robin, an Inhuman with the ability to see the future, perceives all of time at once. This results in oddities like desperately warning Daisy that the man she's fighting has a knife... eighty years before she will even meet him.


the person who is Unstuck In Time not only travels through time in his own body, (and [[BodySurf possibly in others]]) but he does so randomly. Without any knowledge of where he will wake up... or when.

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the person who is Unstuck In in Time not only travels through time in his own body, (and [[BodySurf possibly in others]]) but he does so randomly. Without any knowledge of where he will wake up... or when.

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