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Lucid dreaming in Media and Fiction

Postby RedKryptonite » 30 Nov 2017 15:33

Hey guys,I just got this idea for a topic after watching an episode of the TV show I'm currently watching that made a reference to lucid dreaming. I want all of you guys to mention any type of media,whether that be a movie,TV show episode(if not the entire show itself),music,fictional Novel,comic,etc. that is either about dreams and lucid dreaming or just makes a reference to it. I'll list down the ones I can remember below,but I'll keeping adding posts to this topic whenever I run across or suddenly recall something. Here's what I have for the moment:

Gargoyles. Season 2 episode 33 - Walkabout. Here's a link to the episode if you want to see it:
https://kisscartoon.es/Cartoon/Gargoyles/Season-02-Episode-033-Walkabout?id=6208

This is the TV show I was talking about that gave me this idea. I highly recommend this very underrated cartoon BTW. Very well-written and mature show. You can check the rest of the episodes out via that website I linked to if you wish :)

Sharkboy and Lavagirl (Movie about Lucid dreaming)
This one,I DON'T recommend. (unless you're a little kid,maybe...)
This isn't a good movie at all by any means now that I view it as an adult,but I found it a very inspiring show as a child,even though I didn't know what lucid dreaming was back then(though I always dreamed of having my own fantasy world. pun intended ;) ). if you're really,really curious to see it,here's a link:
https://bmovies.is/film/the-adventures-of-sharkboy-and-lavagirl-3-d.m1m8/jl3vx4

This is all I can recall for the moment,but I will list more when I remember more. I'm definitely interested to hear from you guys. List away! :D

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Re: Lucid dreaming in Media and Fiction

Postby erichsa » 30 Nov 2017 16:04

Hey guys,I just got this idea for a topic after watching an episode of the TV show I'm currently watching that made a reference to lucid dreaming. I want all of you guys to mention any type of media,whether that be a movie,TV show episode(if not the entire show itself),music,fictional Novel,comic,etc. that is either about dreams and lucid dreaming or just makes a reference to it. I'll list down the ones I can remember below,but I'll keeping adding posts to this topic whenever I run across or suddenly recall something. Here's what I have for the moment:


The joke is that I had in mind to post an episode which I think dreamers may learn how little we know abou us. I refer to Star Trek Deep Space 9 Season 1 The first Episode: Emissary. It gets interesting from the time onwards Sisko gets to the Station. The people who wrote Star Trek knew all about Dreaming. What do you think? :)

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Re: Lucid dreaming in Media and Fiction

Postby lucidé » 30 Nov 2017 22:49

I posted many references to lucid dreaming before and I'll do it again:

Robot Chicken had a lucid dreaming episode:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urMLBggpjE8
They did a take off on the wizard of oz and what would happen if the person suddenly became lucid during the movie.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urMLBggpjE8
Mario and Luigi: Dream team. This game was all about Lucid Dreaming. Half the game was spent in the real world, and half the game you were Mario and entered Luigi's dreams. Luigi aware of his dreams then used his dream controls to help guide you through his lucid dreams. The best parts of his lucid dreams were the lucid dream boss fights, like the one where you got to fight Bowser.

https://www.shadowlordinc.com/sceneclip.view?Clip.Id=5753
Sheep is having a near death experience in this clip and enters Jade's lucid dream. Then some ninjas enter unwelcome into her dream, and what does she do? She makes a loch ness monster appear and has it eat them. The sheep says, "I didn't think it existed." Jade says, "It does in my dreams."

Spongebob Squarepants Sleepy Time (clip not available yet)
Spongebob falls out of his dream cloud and falls into a dream version of a realistic version of Bikini Bottom. He sees a gigantic clone of himself, and it hits him he must still be dreaming. He then mutual dreams with his friends, even mentioning to a few of them they are dreaming, and also at the same time, he is dream spying/remote viewing Bikini Bottom during his lucid dream.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urMLBggpjE8
This cartoon helped open me up to lucidity when I was 3. Sing along to their lucid dream.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEjtpvl_yOI
Ozzy and Drix Dream factory. A white blood cell helps Hector become aware of his dream. The lucid dream ending was funny.

There will be more, stay tuned.
An example of lucid dreaming: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YW7ps_VSPkg (1:46 Is that me or is this me? "Am I still dreaming?") Simpsons example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3X1n5Yny3g

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Re: Lucid dreaming in Media and Fiction

Postby RedKryptonite » 01 Dec 2017 18:02

erichsa wrote:The joke is that I had in mind to post an episode which I think dreamers may learn how little we know abou us. I refer to Star Trek Deep Space 9 Season 1 The first Episode: Emissary. It gets interesting from the time onwards Sisko gets to the Station. The people who wrote Star Trek knew all about Dreaming. What do you think? :)

I just finished watching it. Sisko's interaction with those "beings" near the end was indeed very philosophical and insightful. What really got me though was the baseball scene. "We are explorers,it is the unknown that defines our existence..."

A major reason why I want to become a successful entrepreneur who can live the 20-30 hour work week(if not less),is so I would have the freedom to explore life as much as I want to,rather than be a slave to my work like the average person who works 9-5. One of the most common regrets people have when they are in their death bed,is that they spent too much time at work rather than doing what they really want.

I have to be honest though,I'm scared as hell,because I have no idea if I'll succeed at this goal at all,but I'm certainly going to do my best to achieve it. This reason is also why I feel the day that technology/robotics becomes advanced enough to take over the grunt work(i.e construction,factory work,house work,etc.) and countries become wealthy enough to allow everyone access to universal basic income,will indeed be a wonderful day for humanity. People will then be free to explore and truly follow their dreams. Too bad we don't live in such a future though :cry:

I also know how Sisko feels when discussing the death of his wife and how it haunts him. I have not yet experienced the pain of losing someone very close to me(I've had distant family members die,and while it is still sad,its really not the same as losing someone you're close to. I know that it'll inevitably happen,but I really hope it won't happen anytime soon.) but I do know what it's like to be haunted by past moments,having bad memories that you have to learn to live with..)

Thanks for sharing. I usually don't watch Space TV shows or Movies. (Believe it or not,I didn't like Star Wars when I first tried to watch it many years ago. Maybe I'll give it another shot. The experience is a lot better watching from a TV while relaxing on a bed after all)
This was the first time I've watched a Star Trek episode. Maybe I'll give it a shot from the beginning and see if it fits my taste :)

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Re: Lucid dreaming in Media and Fiction

Postby RedKryptonite » 01 Dec 2017 18:09

lucidé wrote:Spongebob Squarepants Sleepy Time (clip not available yet)
Spongebob falls out of his dream cloud and falls into a dream version of a realistic version of Bikini Bottom. He sees a gigantic clone of himself, and it hits him he must still be dreaming. He then mutual dreams with his friends, even mentioning to a few of them they are dreaming, and also at the same time, he is dream spying/remote viewing Bikini Bottom during his lucid dream.

Wow,I actually watched that episode in the past and I've just re-watched it a few hours ago. For those who want to see,here's the link to the eps:
https://watchcartoonslive.eu/watch/spongebob-squarepants-s1-ep15a-sleepy-time

I loved that episode. I may be an adult now,but I still find that show very enjoyable :lol: (Well,the old school episodes anyway. I haven't seen the newer ones,but I heard they've gotten bad.)

Awesome shares lucidé,can't wait for more :D

Note: You may want to edit your post,you accidentally posted the Robot Chicken link on Mario and Luigi: Dream team and The cartoon you mentioned that you saw when you were 3 years old. Just letting you know. :)

Edit: Oh yeah,I'm familiar with Ozzy and Drix. While I never got into the cartoon series,I did watch the "Osmosis Jones" movie it originated from. That movie also had a dream scene (they were in Frank's body at the time,not yet at Hector's)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2bBXDFUHhk

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Re: Lucid dreaming in Media and Fiction

Postby Summerlander » 01 Dec 2017 22:00

I can only think of Waking Life, Inception, Rick'n'Morty and Nightmare on Elm Street. :D

Oh yeah! And Michael Raduga's Elizabeth's Mystery. 8-)
"Empty cognizance of one taste, suffused with knowing, is your unmistaken nature, the uncontrived original state. when not altering what is, allow it to be as it is, and the awakened state is right now spontaneously present."

- Padmasambhava

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Re: Lucid dreaming in Media and Fiction

Postby lucidé » 02 Dec 2017 23:50

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urMLBggpjE8&t=72s
Here's the link.

Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (obvious title)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBqkLx4AMrg
A game where Link falls into a coma, and ends up in a dream about being cast away on an island. Only when 2/3 through the game, does he become aware that he is in a mutual dream with the wind fish, and he can only wake up from his dream by waking up the wind fish. It's a bittersweet ending, because the ending clearly shows eventually, no matter how good or bad the lucid dream is, everyone must wake up from their lucid dream.
An example of lucid dreaming: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YW7ps_VSPkg (1:46 Is that me or is this me? "Am I still dreaming?") Simpsons example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3X1n5Yny3g

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Re: Lucid dreaming in Media and Fiction

Postby erichsa » 03 Dec 2017 20:23

I have to be honest though,I'm scared as hell,because I have no idea if I'll succeed at this goal at all,but I'm certainly going to do my best to achieve it. This reason is also why I feel the day that technology/robotics becomes advanced enough to take over the grunt work(i.e construction,factory work,house work,etc.) and countries become wealthy enough to allow everyone access to universal basic income,will indeed be a wonderful day for humanity. People will then be free to explore and truly follow their dreams. Too bad we don't live in such a future though :cry: [quote][/quote]

Go to: OFF-TOPIC and Read: The Future??? Fascinating.


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