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The musical number in an animated musical in which the animation stops pretending to depict things that are actually happening in the world of the film and becomes a more abstract illustration of the music. This is usually a whacked-out moment of lighting and choreography, sometimes caused by hallucinations. If it is caused by a dream, see Dream Ballet. If it is caused by substance use, see Mushroom Samba. The Disney Acid Sequence is not as common as it first seems — moments only fit this trope if they are not explainable in-universe. It shares some characteristics with the Big-Lipped Alligator Moment, in that it frequently has nothing to do to with the plot and the characters never mention it again, but a Big-Lipped Alligator Moment, no matter how bizarre and random, is still assumed to have actually taken place in the film's physical reality.

The Disney Acid Sequence can be used to good comedic effect in films which break the Fourth Wall. In general though, if the switch is too pronounced, be prepared for some genuine Nightmare Fuel.

Named for the most prolific offender and trendsetter, although the phenomenon is not limited to the Disney Animated Canon. It's not even necessarily limited to animated musicals; live-action musicals can also contain one if a musical number goes more surreal than just a random song and dance routine. Some examples here are likely to be inspired by Busby Berkeley Numbers. All examples here are prone to contain Deranged Animation.

Sub-Trope of Quirky Work. For trippy music videos that are not part of a larger and less surreal work, see Surreal Music Video. For an alternate take on musical scenes set to incredible visual spectacle, see Busby Berkeley Number. Compare Drunken Montage.


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  • Every installment of the Metro Manners PSAs, following Super Kind's Transformation Sequence, cuts to a musical sequence that takes place on highly stylized sets rather than on a bus/train like the rest of the episode. These feature surreal touches such as supersized fruits floating in the background and a mini train coming out of Super Kind's mouth. This is particularly evident in the "Seat Hogging" PSA, where all the sets are filled with brightly-colored geometric shapes. At the end of the song, it cuts back to the bus, and it's unclear whether the dance number really happened or not.

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    Films — Animation 

Disney Animated Canon

  • The hallucinogenic scene in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs seems mostly fueled by fear (as she's running through the scary, dark woods), but it's certainly trippy too. Being the first animated full-length movie, it sets up a great precedent for Disney to contain a whole realm of further trippy scenes, even if all we're seeing is the main character's perspective when something gets overwhelming — positive or negative. Somewhere in the film's early stages, Snow White was actually supposed to have a dream sequence of her future with Prince Charming. Judging by the remaining concept art, they were going to be floating in midair against a starry technicolor rainbow sky. It got scrapped, but was eventually used to end Sleeping Beauty.
  • Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 are not actually examples, as each musical number is its own separate and self-contained animated sequence and not an insert in a larger plot. Nevertheless, they deserve mention for containing many of the usual elements, since each segment is to a greater or lesser extent an abstract illustration of the music being played. Some segments are more abstract than others. The opening number of Fantasia, "Toccata and Fugue in D minor", is easily the strongest example. Compare the very straightforward animation for the first Fantasia 2000 number, Beethoven's "5th Symphony".
  • Dumbo has the most jarring and probably most infamous example, with Pink Elephants on Parade. Dumbo and Timothy Mouse drink water spiked with discarded champagne and hallucinate all these freaky-looking elephants. Ironically, "seeing Pink Elephants" is the slang term for what happens when an alcoholic abstains from drinking for a long time.
    I can stand the sight of worms
    And look at microscopic germs
    But technicolor pachyderms
    Is really too much for me! [Evil Laugh]
    I am not the type to faint
    when things are odd or things are quaint
    but seeing things you know there ain't
    can certainly give you an awful fright!
    What a sight!
  • "Aquarela do Brasil" in Saludos Amigos, being constantly manipulated by a paintbrush.
  • The second and third acts of The Three Caballeros involve Donald Duck going through one strange animated/live-action musical number after another before climaxing in a mock bullfight, with a costumed Donald as the bull and Panchito as the bullfighter. One DVD edition even calls the closing sequence "Donald's Surreal Reverie".
  • "After You've Gone" from Make Mine Music, featuring lots of crazy dancing musical instruments.
  • Two examples from Melody Time:
    • Set to a frenetic, jazzy version of Rimsky-Korsakov's "Flight of the Bumblebee", "Bumble Boogie" is a nightmarish journey through the music world from the POV of a poor bumblebee.
    • "Blame It on the Samba". Man, trippy as hell.
  • The Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day featurette has the "Heffalumps and Woozles" sequence where Pooh has a nightmare about them spurred by Tigger who told him that they steal honey.
  • Beauty and the Beast features "Be Our Guest" ...compared to everything else on this list, it is downplayed but one can't deny the sheer craziness of what is quite possibly the most spectacular dinner show ever animated. Commentary tracks provided on the DVD even acknowledge that it throws logic out of the window, but the end result was Worth It.
  • Aladdin has "Friend Like Me" sung by Genie as he elaborates on his Benevolent Genie nature. This is a rare in-universe justification as Genie's powers allow him to do virtually anything.
  • The Lion King (1994) has the "I Want" Song, "I Just Can't Wait to Be King", which shifts from the rather subdued savanna landscapes from the rest of the movie to a bright, colorful, angular style inspired by traditional African artwork. Even the background animal designs become more stylized, trading in their realistic color schemes for Amazing Technicolor Wildlife.
  • Pocahontas: "Colors of the Wind". It's difficult to say whether the sequence is actually happening (if so, it happens over the course of several days, considering the changes in daylight), or if it's simply an interpretation of the spirit of nature surrounding them.
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame: "A Guy Like You". The commentary track references this trope, going so far as to suggest that everything involving the three gargoyles might be Quasimodo's imagination. (Well, when you spend your whole life alone in a bell tower...) On an even darker note, "Hellfire" is a decidedly non-comedic Villain Song version of this.
  • Home on the Range: The cattle-rustling sequence. Dancing cows, shifting colors, and Randy Quaid yodeling.
  • The Princess and the Frog has the song "Almost There", which is a very sudden Art Shift into the style of Tiana's restaurant folder. There's also Dr. Facilier's Villain Song "Friends on the Other Side", which has a very trippy sequence during the "transformation central" portion.
  • Tangled: "Mother Knows Best" is downplayed, but too much is happening that isn't physically possible for it to taken for literally happening like that. Like the dozens of candles that suddenly appear on the stairs (there wasn't enough time for Gothel to have put them there; also her cape litteraly goes through the candles but doesn't catch fire); the spotlight (in a time before electricity...) controlled by Gothel and how she makes projections (ruffians, poison ivy) in it; she cannot have had enough time to have painted the red "man with pointy teeth" on the floor. Note that Gothel is usually regarded NOT to be a witch (which would be the only reasonable explanation for everything to be happening exactly as shown).
  • Winnie the Pooh (2011) has two: "The Backson Song", done as a living chalk drawing, and "Everything is Honey", where Pooh is in a world made of honey, including honey clones of himself as backup dancers on the rim of a giant honey pot.
  • Frozen:
    • In the first movie, Olaf's song "In Summer" from is a low-key example, but it's done in a distinctly different style than the rest of the film, involves a lot of anachronisms (e.g., hats from 20th century America), and when Anna and Kristoff appear in it, they both look a little freaked out.
    • In the sequel, Kristoff's song "Lost in the Woods" is presented as a cheesy 80s music video, with Sven speaking with the voice Kristoff often gives him, and reindeer providing background vocals.
  • Moana uses Medium Blending to have Moana and Maui interact with Maui's 2D animated tattoos in "You're Welcome". Though for once, it actually plays a part in the plot: Moana is so enthralled by the surreal visuals Maui's song summons, she doesn't even notice when the song shifts from talking about how awesome Maui is to how he's totally going to steal her boat in a few seconds while she's distracted. A keen eye can also interpret what's actually happened physically — just before the Acid Sequence kicks in, Maui throws a blanket over the camera, and the patterning on the blanket forms the background of the surreal visuals. Maui threw a blanket over Moana and blindfolded her so he could get her distracted and steal her boat.
  • Encanto has Luisa's song "Surface Pressure", which is full of fantastical, colorful visuals of her doing things like fighting Cerberus or literally balancing the whole world on her shoulders like Atlas. Since the song is about Luisa feeling a lot of stress from trying to be useful to everyone, the visuals are meant to be symbolic of her insecurities.

Other Disney Movies

  • A Goofy Movie:
    • The original has "On the Open Road" which includes a bunch of girls popping out of a piano, while it's played in the back of a pickup truck, and a corpse dancing on a hearse. Being a Goofy movie, of course, it's not impossible that this is actually happening, but it's still pretty trippy.
    • An Extremely Goofy Movie has the slightly disturbing "C'mon Get Happy" sequence, which seemingly suggests an 'experimental phase' when Goofy first went to college in the '70s.
  • The Brave Little Toaster: The song "Cutting Edge", which involves, among other things, a singing table lamp somersaulting through outer space. Of course, this is a movie where every character is an inanimate object. (We're not sure whether that makes it better or worse.)
  • The Lion King 1 ½ has Timon's song, "That's All I Need", lampshading it. The sequence of the 'props' sliding out back to the Savannah and the hyenas' sarcastic applause makes it evident that far from a bunch of animals suddenly displaying amazing choreography skills, this is genuine daydreaming/acid consumption territory, but since Timon is awake, it is not actually a dream.
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie Boogie's Song is a downplayed, and maybe justified, example. In the song, almost everything in Oogie's casino-themed lair, including Oogie himself, glows in bright neon colors as if under a blacklight, only to return to normal tones when the song ends. Considering all the gadgets that Oogie has, it's not unreasonable to assume that he might actually have a blacklight in his lair, but this is never made clear. Played straight with the dancing ghost figures that appear at the very end of the song. Those are harder to explain.


  • In The Good Dinosaur, Arlo and Spot go through a trippy sequence after they try some suspicious-looking fruit.
  • The Incredibles was to have a Dream Sequence set to jazz music where Helen Parr dreamt about her husband cheating on her with hundreds of silhouetted, beautiful women in order to highlight her suspicions about her husband's behavior, but it was cut due to length and the fact that they would never get away with so blatantly stating what Helen's fears were in a Disney film.
  • The opening scenes in Toy Story 2 and Toy Story 3 take place inside a video game and Andy's imagination, respectively, before pulling a Bait-and-Switch as the scene shifts back to Andy's room. In Toy Story 3, Andy is imagining the action while playing on the floor of his room, which is revealed to be part of a series of Home Movies by Andy's mom, which in turn is revealed to be Woody reliving those memories in a dream.

Other Animated Movies

  • Frank Zappa 's live-action film 200 Motels has a very surreal and trippy animated sequence made by Cal Schenkel, set to Zappa's equally bizarre music.
  • All Dogs Go to Heaven: This Don Bluth film contains one where Charlie encounters an over-the-top giant big-lipped alligator who sings a bizarre song to him while doing an Esther Williams homage. It's all really weird and has just about nothing to do with the story, aside from a very brief callback later on.
  • The MGM sequel All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 features a darker example, as Carface's new ally turns out to be the Devil. During the big Villain Song "It Feels So Good to Be Bad", Red (the Devil character) makes the scenery change several times through each verse. One moment, it's a bizarre hellish barber shop, then a nightmarish roller coaster, and finally something resembling Fire and Brimstone Hell.
  • The All Dogs Go to Heaven Christmas Carol has "Clean Up Your Act".
  • Anastasia:
    • This other Don Bluth film has the half-remembered, half-imagined dancing sequence in the royal palace, complete with imaginary Pimped-Out Dress. Plus the Villain Song with the singing and dancing bugs.
    • Also on the ship later, Anastasia is seeing butterflies and her family in a pleasant meadow while, in actuality, she is on a ship in a storm. Quickly changes to horror when her family and the pleasant meadow turn into demons and Hell, respectively. This is just one of many attempts that the Big Bad tries to employ to kill her, but still.
  • Animal Crackers (2017): Horatio's Villain Song, "Could've Been Mine," starts out in Horatio's makeup room, but transitions to a variety of surreal, colorful scenes in the number. Throughout the song, you'll see Horatio climbing a spiral staircase of animal crackers, transforming into a giant, shadowy, beastly form, surrounded by neon signs, standing atop a tower of animals, and more, before fading back to the makeup room at the end of the song.
  • Most of the many songs in Animalympics accompany one of these to some degree.
    • "Go For It" may be real. It's basically the characters hanging out at a disco and dancing.
    • "Underwater Fantasy" is this in spades, even though it starts with Dean Wilson's platform diving. Not even Dean could evoke this—also because he clearly dives into the water twice.
    • "Away From It All" is what Kurt Wuffner experiences in Dogra-La and leads directly into his downhill skiing.
    • "Born To Lose" is mostly Bolt Jenkins' Gonna Fly Now Montage and as realistic as this can get within this movie.
    • "Love's Not For Me" is the second major Disney Acid Sequence and outdoes even "Underwater Fantasy" in its surrealism, even though it's the main Ballad in the soundtrack.
  • "We've Made It To The Top" is just a sports montage.
  • The Asterix animated films sometimes do these. These animators are crazy!
  • The committee song from Babar: The Movie.
  • In Beavis and Butt-Head Do America, Beavis eats a peyote cactus while in the desert and experiences a surreal animated music video for White Zombie's "Ratfinks, Suicide Tanks and Cannibal Girls". Animated by band member Rob Zombie, no less. Mike Judge didn't want to have this scene in the film in the first place. MTV wanted a music video somewhere in the film similar to the TV series, but Judge thought that would stop the plot dead and compromised with the hallucination sequence. It was still awesome though.
  • In FernGully 2, there is the song "Wanna Go Home" — a perfect example since lighting springs from nowhere, cages vanish and animals start dancing.
  • Literally true in the stoned space-travel portion of "So Beautiful and So Dangerous", a segment of Heavy Metal.
  • Jetsons: The Movie: "You 'N Me" - Judy Jetson and her new boyfriend are in a holographic area that changes with their thoughts.
  • The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part: Both of Queen Watevra's musical numbers qualify as this, in a way that pays homage to this trope.
  • In the 2012 adaptation of The Lorax, the Once-ler's Villain Song uses images that would seem rather improbable if taken literally, such as trees being felled by noise from a gigantic set of speakers or the Once-ler sprinkling pepper on the Lorax as if to eat him while singing about survival of the fittest, to metaphorically depict the growth of the Once-ler's company and his increasing self-delusion.
  • Lucky Luke: La Ballade des Dalton has a definitive Acid Sequence, though it's caused by Mushroom Samba.
  • The Man Called Flintstone had trippy sequences for the songs "A Spy-Type Guy", "Teammates", "Tickle, Toddle", and "Someday, we'll do great things".
  • Peanuts:
    • A Boy Named Charlie Brown has several surreal musical sequences. The first is a straightforward "Star-Spangled Banner" stars and stripes montage, the second is a crazy nightmare scene with Snoopy fighting the Red Baron, the third an extended musical number where Linus and Charlie Brown study for a spelling bee with giant letters everywhere, the fourth is a Fantasia-style scene with Schroeder on piano, the fifth is a nightmarish bus ride to the city (with a hallucinating Linus, who has been deprived of his blanket) and the sixth is a fantasy skating scene with Snoopy.
    • Roughly in the middle of Snoopy, Come Home, there's a trippy montage where multi-colored versions of Snoopy and Woodstock walk through surreal backgrounds to an instrumental version of one of the film's songs.
  • The Phantom Tollbooth contains a scene where Milo tries to conduct the sunrise but winds up making the whole sky go crazy.
  • The 1997 Animated Adaptation of Pippi Longstocking features an "I Want" Song "A Bowler and a New Gold Tooth" and its reprise, both go into a fantasy sequence from the secondary antagonists.
  • The 1971 animated feature The Point, about the round-headed boy Oblio and his dog Arrow, has several. It helps that, according to the Other Wiki composer Harry Nilsson was on acid when the original idea came to him.
  • The Prince of Egypt: the instrumental section of "All I Ever Wanted" in which hieroglyphs come to life; and "The Plagues", which is the song which goes with most of the plagues, and so days are compressed into minutes - and that split-screen shot at the end of Pharaoh and Moses is done for artistry.
  • Quest for Camelot: "If I Didn't Have You", a particularly jarring example because it looks like the kind of short and funny cartoon that Warner Bros. is rightfully better-known for, randomly placed in the middle of what's supposed to be a dramatic epic. Then again it might be justified as the performers of the song are Eric Idle and Don Rickles, two famous comedians as well as actors.
  • Nigel's Villain Song in Rio.
  • In The Road to El Dorado, "It's Tough to Be a God" enters acid sequence territory towards the end; it's implied that the characters singing the song have become intoxicated.
  • Rock and Rule: "My name is Mok! Thanks a lot!" Justified in that the character singing/dreaming it actually IS on acid (and most likely several other drugs as well, the first thing he does when he wakes up is snort something!)
  • Sahara: The first time Eva is hypnotized by Omar's flute, there is a surreal musical sequence with an Art Shift to 2D animation. The sequence contains images of Eva feeling trapped by Omar and his snakes, and wanting to return to Ajar, but being tempted by George.
  • The Christmas classic Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town, which explains Santa's origins, features a spectacular acid sequence when the Love Interest, having just met an extraordinarily generous young man in a red suit, sings about her world turning upside-down. It starts with her contemplating her reflection in a fountain and devolves into psychedelic pop-art weirdness.
    • Although it's sometimes cut from TV showings now, this Rankin-Bass Christmas classic has one sung by Jessica/Mrs. Claus as she lets down her hair to reveal herself as Beautiful All Along; it's got lots of floating bubbles of color (this was The '60snote , after all).
    • Between Jessica's song and Chris's song when he first starts giving out gifts ("If you sit in my lap today/ a kiss a toy is the price you'll pay"), both Santa and Mrs. Claus can both be seen to be fairly unwholesome.
  • The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue has its Villain Song "Just Say Yes", which moves (both in terms of animation and lyrics) so fast that it ends up being a huge Mind Screw.
  • Steven Universe: The Movie: "Isn't It Love" features a trippy recreation of the emotions Ruby and Sapphire felt when they fused for the first time. The song lasts just over a minute in real time, but is only a second or two in the context of the movie.
  • The ending song/scene in the 2015 Jukebox Musical Strange Magic gets a trippy kaleidoscope moment thrown in.
  • Though primarily live-action, Xanadu still manages to include an animated Acid Sequence that's animated by none other than Don Bluth!
  • Most of Yellow Submarine is pretty trippy to begin with, but it still manages to have some moments that really stand out.

    Films — Live-Action 
  • Aladdin (2019) gains a new example over the original in the reprise of Jasmine's new song "Speechless". It's not overly surreal, but shortly into the song Jasmine suddenly evaporates the guards escorting her before she storms back into the palace and turns more guards into dust, all with time slowed down to a crawl. In the end, it's supposed to be symbolic and going on within her head, but it's the only scene in the movie not actually happening for real, and there's no transition into it being an Imagine Spot.
  • Babes in Toyland has the song "I Can't do the Sum", during which Mary Contrary (played by Annette Funicello) sings mostly on a black background, with duplicates who flip upside down and sideways while changing colors.
  • Mary Poppins has the street chalk Portal Picture trip.
  • Just about every song in High School Musical 3, to some extent. They could have planted An Aesop about not doing drugs without too much trouble.
  • Hair (the film and the musical) has a literal acid sequence in it.
  • In Danger Diva, Devi's first outing as an opera singer is intermittently viewed through a kaleidoscope, giving the effect of multiple limbs and heads.
  • Moulin Rouge! is full of this.
    • Even the numbers explicitly set onstage would be impossible to perform live with such lavish effects.
    • The duet that begins with "Your Song" was actually cut to make it less of an Acid Sequence; besides the singing moon, there were twirling soprano stars. Imagine a scene so Acidic that Baz Luhrmann thought it needed toning down!
    • Possibly justified seeing how the main characters (and a few partygoers) drunk absinthe shorty before the number "Can-can/Lady Marmalade".
  • Grease, specifically the song "Beauty School Dropout", which is the climax of the film's C-plot. Features Frankie Avalon and white-clad dancers out of nowhere - interacting with the subject of the song personally - along with an abrupt setting change. Similarly, the "Turn Back the Hands of Time" number in Grease 2, which takes place when Stephanie apparently spaces out in the middle of the talent show and imagines singing a duet with the spirit of her Mysterious Protector in what we can only take to be Biker Heaven. Except that when Stephanie returns to reality at the end of the number, the audience is applauding and she's won the talent show, leaving us to wonder if they all somehow experienced the whole sequence with her. And, if not, then who was really singing the male part of the duet while she was tripping out?
  • The Villain Recruitment Song "That's Motivation" in Absolute Beginners (1986) is presented in this manner. The villain in question (played by David Bowie, who also wrote the song) is an advertising executive who sees his work as selling dreams, and he's encouraging the idealistic photographer hero to become part of his all-style, no-substance world.
  • The tour in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory has one of these for the characters: while most of the tour involves going around a wacky candy factory (like one would in a tour), the tunnel sequence is something else entirely, as evidenced by the increasing discomfort of the passengers. Lampshaded by Violet Beauregard who asks if the whole tunnel sequence is a "freak out".
    Wonka: There's no earthly way of knowing... Which direction we are going... There's no knowing where we're rowing... Or which way the river's flowing... Is it raining? Is it snowing?... Is a hurricane a-blowing?... Not a speck of light is showing so the danger must be growing... Are the fires of Hell a-glowing?... Is the grisly Reaper mowing?... YES! THE DANGER MUST BE GROWING FOR THE ROWERS KEEP ON ROWING!! AND THEY CERTAINLY AREN'T SHOWING ANY SIGNS THAT THEY ARE SLOWING!!! *deranged scream*
  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy has Pleasure Town.
    Ron: Look! It's the most glorious rainbow ever!
    Veronica: Do me on it!
  • In the Ken Russell film adaptation of the stage musical The Boy Friend, daydreaming by members of the cast and crew often causes the fairly mundane production numbers — accurately representing what you'd see if you actually went and saw the play in a theater — to warp into elaborate and surreal fantasies.
  • The Floor Show from The Rocky Horror Picture Show — or the whole damn thing, for that matter. Toss in the audience-participation element, and it's a live performance example.
  • Shock Treatment features "Looking for Trade", in which Janet has a nightmare of being lost inside Dentonvale. Almost the whole number takes place under extremely garish lighting, the sound is distorted and Brad keeps appearing out of nowhere.
  • Magical Mystery Tour...roughly the entire film! There are rarely any sane moments at all!
  • The Red Shoes Ballet from The Red Shoes: at first it makes sense as a literal ballet and reflection of the protagonist's inner turmoil, and then she grand jetés into surreal land.
  • Several musical numbers from The 5,000 Fingers Of Dr. T (1953) by Dr. Seuss but particularly the Dungeon Orchestra scene and "Dress Me, Dress Me". During the dance number involving the rollerskating, Siamese-bearded twins, the hero downs a swig of some "powerful stuff" beforehand.
  • The first half of "I Want You", "I Am the Walrus", "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite" and "Strawberry Fields Forever" in Across the Universe (2007).
    • "I Am the Walrus" and "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite" can be somewhat justified given the substances they were undoubtedly on at that point. Eddie Izzard's performance in the latter definitely turns the notch up to 11, though.
    • Likewise, the number "Happiness Is a Warm Gun" is a justified Acid Sequence, as Max is in a VR hospital, and probably high on morphine.
  • The Capulet Party sequence in Baz Luhrmann's William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet is a literal acid trip. We're left uncertain of whether Mercutio's song and dance number actually happened, or if it was just a byproduct of Romeo being off his face. "Thy drugs are quick" indeed...
  • The Worst Witch. Tim Curry. The Halloween Song. So amazingly awesome it deserves a play-by-play. And a link.
  • The Spanish film Los Chicos con las Chicas, featuring One-Hit Wonder Los Bravos, has several of these with the group's less popular songs, particularly "Going Nowhere" (a dream sequence alternating between live-action and animation) and "Sympathy" (featuring multicolored silhouettes of singer Mike Kennedy and his alleged girlfriend). Even the sequence for "Black is Black," the group's one "hit," is quite surreal, but not to the same extent, mainly because of the surreal background it's set on.
  • In Tommy, there is the aptly-named "Acid Queen" sequence, in which Tommy is loaded into a giant sarcophagus lined with hypodermic needles as part of an insane and desperate effort to cure his ailments. It's loaded with Nightmare Fuel.
  • Better Off Dead, cuz everybody wants some!
  • Most of the musical numbers in Labyrinth are pretty damn bizarre. "Magic Dance" isn't that weird in context, but "Chilly Down" is a straight-up Big-Lipped Alligator Moment sung by fuzzy red self-decapitating...things, "As The World Falls Down" is a Dream Ballet set at a Masquerade Ball with freaky masks, and "Within You" takes place in a literal M.C. Escher maze.
  • In Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare, the stoner Spencer gets abducted by Freddy through the TV, accompanied by psychedelic visuals that leak out of the screen, set to Iron Butterfly's In A Gadda Da Vida.
    Freddy: Hey, Spence! Let's trip out!
  • Crossed over with Makeover Montage in Earth Girls Are Easy's first musical number "Brand New Girl" as Valerie receives an Unnecessary Makeover from her colleague/friend Candy Pink, most obviously invoking this trope with a quick cut runthrough of other new looks she could have besides the Everyone Loves Blondes one she gets.
  • Head is essentially a feature-length acid trip, but especially with its songs by The Monkees:
    • "Porpoise Song," at both the beginning with Mickey alone swimming with mermaids and the end with all four members, has a series of two-tone scenes of the group underwater.
    • "Circle Sky" features the group in a mock concert with mirrored images of themselves.
    • "Can You Dig It" features harem girls seducing the group, with Mickey, straight out of Lawrence of Arabia mockery, smoking a hookah.
    • "Daddy's Song," written by Harry Nilsson, features Davy dancing in alternating black and white costumes respectively on cream and black backgrounds.
    • "Long Title: Do I Have to Do This All Over Again?" is depicted as "The Cop's Dream," but is more of a nightmare scene.

    Live-Action TV 
  • The opening sequence to the Disney Channel show Adventures in Wonderland (made by Eli Noyes, Jr.) certainly qualifies.
  • In the Flight of the Conchords TV series this was done a couple of times with some of the more surreal songs in the duo's repertoire. Most notably Pretty Prince Of Parties, which was a literal acid trip.
  • Pee-wee's Playhouse qualifies as a Disney Acid Series, especially after the series moved production from New York to Los Angeles
  • Yellowjackets: In "Burial" the adult Misty reluctantly gets inside a sensory-deprivation tank as part of a therapeutic treatment0. It takes her about 7 seconds inside it for her mind to go into a full-blown musical number starring John Cameron Mitchell as her parrot.


    Puppet Shows 
  • The Muppets:
    • The Muppet Babies sequence in The Muppets Take Manhattan. A rare example in that the scene in question inspired its own series, which contained its own examples, which makes it the Russian dolls of animated puppets.
    • The Great Muppet Caper has Miss Piggy fantasize about being the center of an underwater ballet, in which the film's villain sings-except after returning to reality and learning what's Beneath the Mask of the villain, she scornfully tells him, "You know what? You can't even sing! Your voice was dubbed!" Then again, the film had No Fourth Wall whatsoever, and she was under considerable emotional duress at the time.
    • "Cabin Fever", a musical number in which the entire cast of Muppet Treasure Island comes down with Ocean Madness. Lampshaded when the only character who mentions it is treated as being crazy.
  • Sesame Street:
    • Many early episodes have a series of sketches on numbers (1 through 10) that involved a baker who holds in his arms that number of desserts but falls down a flight of stairs, ruining the desserts in question. The sketches started with a very flashy animated intro in which the voices of kids are heard counting up from 1 to 10, then back to 1, and finally up to the featured number in the sketch, in choral voiceover, while that number, in animated form, zoomed around the screen.
    • John and Faith Hubley of Storyboard Films did a lot of Sesame Street and Electric Company video trips, including this beloved classic.
    • Many of the animated sequences were, in some way, acid-y. The Pinball sequences, for example, had a pinball journey through a very large and technicolour pinball machine, while it counted one through twelve. If the lightshows themselves didn't make them trippy, the automatons certainly did. The funky background music probably helped make it more so.
    • The two segments with Limbo (AKA Nobody), one of which is on the Video Examples page for this trope. It's also a good example of the Scanimate system in action.
  • Donkey Hodie: "Dancing Under The Golden Rainbow" from "The Golden Crunchdoodles" takes place on a yellow background for almost the entire duration of the song, rather than the backgrounds that are usually seen in the show. Not helping matters is that this sequence occurs right after a scene depicting Donkey and Panda with tired eyes.

  • Although sports telecasts in the U.S. are often known for featuring bombastic graphics and the like by default, ESPN (appropriately, given its majority owner) has become increasingly prone to using elaborate CGI sequences to convey statistics about players and teams during Monday Night Football, with many of them falling into this territory.

  • Jerome Robbins' comic ballet The Concert is All Just a Dream anyway (more precisely, people daydreaming to music), but the end features all of the characters morphing into butterflies and being chased off the stage by the increasingly irritated pianist.
  • "Contact", Angel's Death Song in RENT, likely a representation of his Dying Dream.
  • "Spooky Mormon Hell Dream" from The Book of Mormon, which features appearances by the spirits of Genghis Khan, Jeffrey Dahmer, Adolf Hitler and Johnnie Cochran, along with Starbucks cups and bizarrely dancing demons.
  • End section of "Expressing Yourself" from Billy Elliot the Musical, which features giant dancing dresses, of Michael's creation.
  • In the stage musical of The Little Mermaid, particularly the post-Broadway production, the "Under the Sea" number has a more psychedelic setting than in the film.
  • The Musical Screen-to-Stage Adaptation of Mrs. Doubtfire has "You've Created A Monster", in which Daniel is tormented by a horde of Mrs. Doubtfire clone zombies.
  • Oklahoma! has this both for traditional productions and the Darker and Edgier 2019 revival.
    • The traditional dream ballet starts out normal enough as Laurey and Curly happily dance and are to be wed, then takes an abrupt turn into nightmare territory when Jud appears and takes control of the dreamscape as burlesque dancers appear and force Laurey into joining their number. Then dream-Jud kills dream-Curly during a fight, with the 1955 movie adaptation adding an even more surreal tone by having their fight take place in a tornado and Jud not reacting to gunshots at all before closing in on Curly.
    • The 2019 revival of the show portrayed the dream ballet with a single dancer who represented Laurey's self-consciousness and intimacy, and fled as cowboy boots fell from the sky while Jud swept them offstage, with electric guitars heard nowhere else on the soundtrack to emphasize the feeling of being out-of-place.

    Theme Parks 
  • The Disney Theme Parks have quite a few, some borrowed from the movies, others original to the parks such as the "Tomorrow's Child" sequence from the Walter Cronkite version of Spaceship Earth or almost the entirety of the original Journey into Imagination (which was part of why it was so beloved). Some of the ones based on movies include: Alice in Wonderland, Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin, and Winnie the Pooh.
  • Appropriately enough, the Disneyland night show Fantasmic! includes one of these, in the form of an updated rendition of the "Pink Elephants on Parade" sequence from Dumbo. Although, the entire show could be considered an Acid Sequence, as it is Mickey's dreams.
  • Across the way, Disney California Adventure has its own night show, World of Color, which could also be considered one big, long acid sequence in action.
  • In the E.T. Adventure ride at Universal Studios, the ending celebration sequence on the Green Planet is pretty much this, with the planet sporting very trippy-colors and featuring some quite unusual-looking creatures, including one alien that outright looks like a mushroom.

    Video Games 
  • Aladdin (Capcom) replaces the "Friend Like Me" sequence with something that might be even trippier, featuring a cloud landscape dotted with Genie faced balloons, pots with bird wings and feet, giant Genie heads with stretched-out tongues you use as platforms, and random mini tornadoes.
  • About 80% (think about it) of Dragon's Lair II: Time Warp, even if not-that-acid tones.
  • Haven (2020) opens with a psychedelic hand-drawn/painted animation sequence of the protagonists.
  • I Love You, Colonel Sanders! has an opening cinematic that's so wackily over the top and Mind Screw-laden that looks like it was made while on a heaping dose of LSD.
  • The Journeyman Project Turbo shows time travel as a sequence of drifting through rings and geometric shapes, accompanied by hard rock music and sound clips that Agent 5 already heard in the present. This is the only game in the series where this happens, though. Pegasus Prime replaces it with a multicolored wormhole, and the 2nd and 3rd games just show flybys of the time zones you're heading to.
  • A big example of this trope is in the video game The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, in a scene describing the creation of Hyrule. Illia and Link are in a pitch black... space. They then see 3 Dark Links by a tree on a lone random hill in said endless pitch black area. Illia then grabs a knife tries to KILL LINK and Link then kills Illia with the Master Sword. Link then gets creepy white eyes and joins the dark links. Then about 100 Illias fall from the sky around Link and the sequence ends.
  • The boss stages in Luigi's Mansion are rather trippy.
  • The Arceus event in Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver treats you to a rather trippy montage of the creation of the universe, set to Arceus's very bizarre and dissonant theme music. This supposedly happens all over again every time anything ever is born. Or something.
  • The whole of the defictionalized urban legend Polybius, including the Game Over screen. As the intro screen warns, people prone to photosensitive seizures should avoid the game.
  • Psychonauts 2: Near the end of "PSI King's Sensorium", Raz reunites the members of PSI King's band for a performance. As PSI King regains his memories of being Helmut Fullbear of the Psychic Six, one of the founding members of the Psychonauts, he sings a trippy psychadelic rock musical number called "Cosmic I (Smell The Universe)".
  • Ratchet & Clank:
  • Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc has several, the interactive transitions between worlds: you skate on colorful beams of light, surrounded by '70s LSD imagery.
  • In Spiritfarer, the mysterious dimension that Stella and Daria enter whenever the former plays the latter's song for her is a psychedelic world with floating platforms, some of which disappear for a few seconds. Stella has to jump on them to reach Daria before being taken back to the spirit world.
  • Star Fox:
  • Team Fortress 2: "Meet the Pyro" alternates between "Pyroland", a rainbow-filled Sugar Bowl where the enemy team are Fun Size, diaper-wearing fairies, and reality, where RED Pyro singlehandedly murders the BLU team in a gruesome fashion.
  • Toy Story 3: Bonnie's House is this in spades. The level starts off with an evil witch flooding Bonnie's room with coffee, and just getting more ridiculous from there. Haunted Bakery is arguably even more so, with evil muffins coming after you and the same witch attacking you with deadly bubbles.

    Web Animation 
  • Without exception, all animation done by YouTuber Cyriak qualifies for this trope. See particularly the "Cows and Cows and Cows" Video, where you get cows that morph into Eldritch Abominations through the dark arts of Adobe After Effects. Heck, any of Cyriak's videos has heaping doses of terrifying Mind Screw-flavored eldritch beasts set in completely Etscheresque surreal landscapes that looks like it was created while he was high on something.
  • My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Rainbow Rocks has this with DJ Pon-3's animated short "Music to My ears".

    Web Original 

    Western Animation 
  • Blaze and the Monster Machines started using trippy visuals for its music video sequences since Season 4, starting with "Robot Power". A straight-up example would be the "Gears" song in "Babysitting Heroes", which has Blaze, Stripes, AJ and the animals running across oversized gears.
  • Bob's Burgers:
    • In "Art Crawl", we get a glimpse at one of the crazy nightmares Linda was having about Gayle's animal anus paintings, which is a parody of the "Pink Elephants on Parade" sequence from Dumbo.
    • "An Indecent Thanksgiving Proposal" has Bob getting bombed on absinthe and having a My Neighbor Totoro-based fantasy.
  • The MGM short "The Cat that Hated People" involves the eponymous cat going to the moon to get away from humans, and when he gets there it gets really trippy.
  • El Cubo Mágico, the sequel to Dragon Hill, features one of these. Made in flash (in contrast to the otherwise traditionally animated movie, as well as CGI), this scene easily combines Deranged Animation with horrible music and very confusing imagery, mostly focusing on the boy Kevin trying to beat up a wood Viking (and losing teeth in the process), and later the wood Viking starts walking and dancing even though it was pretty much beaten up by the protagonists. Yeah...
  • The weird, not so great crossover movie Daffy Duck and Porky Pig Meet the Groovie Goolies has a very trippy sequence called 'Mad Mirror Land' wherein the three lead Goolies pursue the Big Bad into the real world, at least in some respects. Things actually become MORE cartoon-like when in the real world.
  • The Donkey Kong Country TV series' musical numbers tend to vary between these, Big-Lipped Alligator Moments and normal musical numbers. A bit of a variation, since they usually refer to the plot (or current scene) within the episodes.
  • The "Bunyip" song sequence from the 1970s Australian "Animated characters on live-action backgrounds" film Dot and the Kangaroo.
  • Family Guy:
    • The episode where Brian takes care of a cranky old lady who has not been out of her house for 30 years and sings a song about all the things she still has to see that has happened in the world - the scenery changes constantly through the song, though it isn't all that "trippy" really.
    • A later episode, "Seahorse Seashell Party", has Brian experiencing a literal acid sequence, as he did mushrooms and went into a world full of strange creatures and hallucinations (and Peter being cooked on a spit naked while singing "The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round").
  • In the "Jingle Fever" episode of Fanboy and Chum Chum, the two have a rather surreal musical number about living at a convenience store.
  • Most of Fleischer Studio's early cartoons are made of this, so much so that this trope should be named after them. If you don't believe that, look up "Minnie the Moocher", "Swing You Sinners", and the Betty Boop version of "Snow White". Then there's "Bimbo's Initiation"; you have to wonder if the many burning (hemp) ropes we see in Fleischer films really are a now-obscure reference to weed.
  • Garfield and Friends would often have one accompanying a song number in one of the Three Shorts (or sometimes two of the Three Shorts). A good example would be the Dream Ballet known as "What Harm Can It Do?".
  • The Van Beuren Studios short "Gypped in Egypt" has one after Waffles the Cat and Don the Dog unwittingly kill their camel, which causes the Sphinx to put a curse on them.
  • Somehow, when Hanna-Barbera cartoons go weird, they go really weird.
    • The best single example would be the fever dream-esque musical sequences in the already very strange Galaxy Goof-Ups (the adventures of Yogi Bear and Huckleberry Hound and a couple of wacky new characters... but they're in space!). Every so often, the plot would stall for a minute or two and they would go disco-dancing for no apparent reason.
    • The lesser-known HB cartoon The Cattanooga Cats sometimes went pretty trippy during the Cats' musical numbers, particularly "I Wish I Was a Fire" and "Hoot Hoot Owl" (the latter has cut-out animation sequences, a major departure from usual HB work).
  • The animated adaptation of Eric Carle's "I See a Song" is basically one big Disney Acid Sequence, but very pleasing and with lush orchestral music.
  • Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts: In "Beyond the Valley of the Dogs", Kipo hallucinates when she and her friends are about to be crushed by rubble. She sees herself on a giant guitar floating in space, with her father playing a song about her while her friends dance on the guitar strings. Mandala-like symbols show up behind them and her before a meteor falls to destroy the guitar and she stops it with her bare hands, causing further development in her mutations.
  • The Lion Guard: The hyenas' Villain Song "Tonight We Strike" shows the hyenas coloured blue and contains some weird scenes, like the hyenas leaping through the air with spotlights coming from nowhere shining on them.
  • Little Princess has a opening sequence that is completely abstract and surreal, with only Princess and her toys swirling around in background, and only has one single line of lyrics repeated through the whole opening.
  • Littlest Pet Shop (2012) is full of these due to the way the series handles its musical sequences, but the one that takes the cake is "Humanarian" from "What Did You Say?." It involves Blythe getting sick and the other pets aggressively confronting Russell about what to do with her, only it does so in a surreal 80's-style music video, bright neon colors, and the accompanying weird special effects common during its time. Unlike a typical Disney Acid Sequence, however, Russell is aware of it (to a limited extent), and he becomes frustrated for a brief moment after it's over.
  • Looney Tunes:
    • Almost the entire 1946 cartoon "The Big Snooze" (the last one to be directed by Bob Clampett) consists of a crazy dream sequence of Elmer Fudd's that he has when Bugs Bunny invades this dream and turns it into a nightmare in order to make him return to working with Warner Bros. and with Bugs.
      Elmer: *bombarded by various weird designs of rabbits* Biwwions and twiwwions of wabbits! Where are they all coming fwom?!
      Bugs: From me, doc! *playing with an adding machine that releases the rabbits* I'm multiplying, see? I'm multiplying!
  • Expect this from almost every Madeline song. (Very few songs avert this trope.)
  • Metalocalypse: Any time that Toki Wartooth decides to sing a solo, this is guaranteed to happen. So far we have:
    • "Underwater Friends", an Octopus' Garden-esque sequence where he sings to the fishes surrounding him in his immersion tank.
    • "No More Hamburger Time" a song sung to his dead cat that starts out surprisingly heartfelt...and then quickly devolves into madness when the rest of the band joins in.
    • "I am Toki", an autotuned song sung as Toki goes to meet his Internet lifemate. The dream sequence includes Toki transforming into a knight to rescue a hot princess in a castle from a giant green dragon who bleeds Lucky Charms marshmallows. And then there's a wedding where the minister and all the guests are rabbits. This does not happen.
    • Similarly, a Littlest Cancer Patient fan who wants to meet Toki sends him a DVD of her singing a sweet song about wanting to be brutal - it segues into her and Toki singing and flying together, backed up by a chorus of candy-colored Eldritch Abominations.
  • "La Seine" from Un Monstre à Paris/A Monster In Paris turns into one partway through, whereupon Francoeur and Lucille go from dancing on a stage, to dancing on a pier, in the air, and finally on top of the Eiffel Tower.
  • Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2023): Certain music-based segments will have the trippiness of the visuals kicked up a notch to match the energy of the music.
  • Moonshadow, a cartoon based on a children's book by Cat Stevens, has the title track, one of his most famous songs, set upon the bizarre adventures of Teaser and the Firecat riding on the moon.
  • My Little Pony:
    • My Little Pony: Rescue at Midnight Castle: "Call Upon the Sea Ponies" is distinctly happening in real time — the Sea Ponies are helping Megan and Applejack get back to the surface of the lake — although it's still trippy.
    • My Little Pony 'n Friends:
      • "Imagine You Were Friends". The art style goes from "somewhat refined even with animation errors" to "this looks like it was drawn by a four-year old".
      • "The Ghost of Paradise Estate, Part 2": The scene where the ghost chases the characters out of the house involves some very bizarre visuals, including a ghostly wall seizing a pony in its mouth, the specter taking on horrifying shapes as it chases the characters around, and a shot of moving, colorful shapes with no evident relation to anything else.
  • Peanuts:
    • The infamous TV special It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown (featuring Heather, a.k.a. the non-canonical Little Red-Haired Girl), has Charlie Brown experience one of these after the eponymous first kiss. Unfortunately, because of it, Charlie Brown doesn't remember anything else that happened after, despite Linus explaining in detail just how damn cool it was.
    • One can't mention Peanuts acid sequences without mentioning the "eponymous song" from It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown.
    • And the opening credits of It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, consisting of the kids in their Halloween costumes running in fright from various typical Halloween monsters before ending up in a pumpkin patch.
  • Phineas and Ferb:
    • In addition to being a Big-Lipped Alligator Moment and a rare canonical Caramelldansen Vid, Animesque "J-Pop (Welcome to Tokyo)" is definitely one. Candace aptly sums up the audience's reaction:
      Candace: I have no idea what just happened.
    • In "The Ballad of Badbeard", Candace has a Mushroom Samba with moss, so basically almost every scene with her in that episode was her hallucinating.
      Candace, during an otherwise entirely unrelated musical number: Why do my nostrils whisper to me?
    • And there's Livin' in a Funhouse from "Misperceived Monotreme".
    • Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension has one as well, maybe more than one, considering how you view them. The song 'Brand New Reality' quickly degenerates into this trope as the song reaches the end and the alternate realities Phineas and the gang pass through get more and more surreal.
    • The staff must really enjoy animating these since Going Deep Into Your Mind from "Monster From The ID" is another DAS, this time showing us Candace's mind, and it is just as crazy as everyone imagined.
  • The entire episode of "Note-Ablly Pink" in Pink Panther and Pals. The theatrically released "Psychedelic Pink" also counts.
  • The Roba rap in The Problem Solverz episode "Magic Clock".
  • In the Porky Pig short The Wearing of the Grin, Porky is accused of trying to steal the leprechauns' gold and is sentenced to wear "the green shoes", which force him to dance Irish jigs. He somehow is sent to a Daliesque wasteland full of harps and melting pipes.
  • Regular Show had a scene in "Weekend at Benson's" where the guys drink the Mississippi Queen, a drink so impossibly spicy that it caused Mordecai, Rigby, and Benson to hallucinate wildly while the Mountain song "Mississippi Queen" played.
  • One episode of The Ren & Stimpy Show involves Stimpy getting sucked inside his own belly-button, accompanied by a sequence with trippy images and an acid-rock influenced song.
  • The "Goodbye Moonmen" sequence in Rick and Morty, where a sentient gas cloud named Fart sings to Morty in a David Bowie-esque voice with odd visuals and CallBacks to other episodes.
  • Any of the songs from the "Rupert and the Frog Song" VHS. Especially "Oriental Night fish" which has also been a source of nightmare fuel for many viewers.
  • The Simpsons:
    • The ending (and closing credits) of "D'oh-in in the Wind".
    • A number of extended musical dream sequences definitely qualify, for instance Homer in the Land of Chocolate in "Burns Verkaufen Der Kraftwerk", Lisa's laughing gas-induced Purple Submersible hallucination in "Last Exit to Springfield" and the hauntingly poetic "Little Nemo" homage an overworked Homer drops into when he falls asleep at the wheel in "Lisa's Pony".
  • There are several extremely acid-soaked sequences in the independent animated film Sita Sings the Blues.
  • The iconic "Walking in the Air" sequence from The Snowman is an inversion, as it's pretty normal, albeit with very beautiful animation.
  • South Park: In "Doubling Down", this happens when Cartman finds out that Kyle is going out with Heidi.
  • In the SpongeBob SquarePants episode "Jellyfish Jam", SpongeBob and the jellyfish have an extended sequence consisting of various multicolored shots of them dancing as well as multiple alternating flashing surreal images.
    • In "One Trick Sponge", SpongeBob goes around town trying to get people to see a magic trick he just figured out. When he gives up and decides to do it in front of a group of rocks and twigs, it's revealed that the magic trick was a homage to Dumbo's "Pink Elephants on Parade" sequence.
  • Almost any song in Team Umizoomi will have certain elements of this trope that relate to the song. (i.e. The Snack Patterns Song)
  • Tiny Toon Adventures:
    • In the episode "It's Never Too Late to Loon", Plucky Duck had to study hard for a math test the following day, and he begs Shirley the Loon to use her psychic powers to let him channel the intellect of Albert Einstein. What follows is a scene reminiscent of the "Pink Elephants on Parade" sequence from Dumbo, complete with several Einsteins running around the screen until they collide with each other and explode, doing a waltz, squirting water like a fountain, before finally turning into cars that drive around for a while until they explode again, ending the dream and causing Plucky to wake up dressed like Einstein.
      Albert Einstein, Albert Einstein
      MC squared, MC squared
      Relatively thinking, he just stands there thinking
      MC squared, MC squared, MC squared, MC squared...
    • Another episode had a spoof of "It's a Small World" titled "Elmyra's Round the World," where Buster dreams about being chased around the world by various Elmyras.
  • Total Drama:
    • "What's not to Love" from the New York episode of Total Drama World Tour definitely counts. "The fun is funner, the bagels are bagler, the bums are bummer..."
  • If "What's not to Love" counts, then so does "Versus"—the active contestants become solidly colored except for outlines and haul around truck-sized logs and pineapples, while Heather and Alejandro turn into giant volcano deities, all to a purple hibiscus-pattern background.
  • In Unikitty!, the end of "No Sleep Sleepover" has the Sandman chase down Unikitty and her friends in a colored-outline sequence, ending with the siblings being buried alive in a giant hourglass. Then it is revealed that it was All Justa Dream.
  • Wander over Yonder:
    • The sequence beginning with a Droste Image in "The Box" which of course turns out to be All Just a Dream, but it comes from Wander's anxiety of not being able to open the box he's delivering.
    • The song "Inside Your Mind" from the episode "The Void" definitely qualifies, due to said void being able to make Wander's imagination real. Multiple technicolor Wanders singing in harmony while each playing different instruments are just the beginning.
      Make up stuff that you wanna see
      Like a psychedelic bumblebee
      Do some things you wanna try
      Like flyin' up in the sky
      When you take a step inside your mind!
  • Winnie the Pooh has lots of these:
    • The first example that the franchise has to offer is "Heffalumps and Woozles" from Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day.
    • The New Adventures episodes "King of the Beasties", "The Old Switcheroo" and "Eeyore's Tail Tale" each contain one.
    • From the holiday specials, we have "I Wanna Scare Myself" from Boo to You Too, "When the Love Bug Bites" from A Valentine for You and "Easter Day With You" from Springtime With Roo.
    • And in Pooh's Grand Adventure there is Owl's "Adventure Is A Wonderful Thing".
    • "Round My Family Tree" from The Tigger Movie.
    • "The More I Look Inside" from Piglet's Big Movie.
    • "The Horribly Hazardous Heffalumps" from Pooh's Heffalump Movie.
    • The "Too Much Honey" song number from The Book of Pooh story by the same name.


Mississippi Queen

When Mordecai, Rigby and Benson are challenged to drink a spicy concotion, they quickly discover how powerful its' effects are. Cue musical montage!

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