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You've promised the people a trip around the world. You've taken their money. There's just one problem: there's no way you can deliver. Unless, of course, you cheat like mad. Herd them onto a bus (or train, or airplane), slide scenery past the windows, get a few friends to dress up in foreign costumes and wave as they "go past" — sure, it's a bit zany, but it should work. Shouldn't it?
Almost invariably played for laughs. There will inevitably be moments when the tour guide is called on to explain why the Sahara desert features an igloo and the friendly Bedouin tribesmen are wearing Indian headdresses, or conversely when the stagehands must rapidly improvise a suitable stand-in after the guide gets carried away and announces something not on the itinerary. The fakeness of the whole enterprise will be readily apparent to the audience, but not to The Mark (who may have the excuse of being short-sighted, but usually doesn't). The Mark will almost never realise they've been had unless the schemers have an attack of conscience and confess — in which case, often, it will turn out that they had in fact figured it out but chose to play along.
Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_content_3'); })The machinery of the Fauxtastic Voyage will sometimes appear in dramatic contexts, usually without painted scrolling scenery of any kind, with the villain using it to pull something on the hero. In these cases, the scenery is carefully prepared and much more convincing, and the audience usually starts out believing that it is real, although they may be tipped off before the hero discovers the truth (perhaps just as he realises something is not quite right), in order to fully appreciate the hero's danger. The dramatic Fauxtastic Voyage may contain elements of, or appear as an element of, the Faked Rip Van Winkle and/or the Lotus-Eater Machine.
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Lupin III: Crisis in Tokyo: The movie opens with Zenigata getting onto the plane. Suspicious, he checks the guard by pulling on his face, but he's not wearing a mask. The inspector falls asleep, and wakes up to a disaster-storm! Actually, this trope.
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Lupin III:
"Now Museum, Now You Don't": Lupin and his gang made a daring airborne heist of classic artwork from a plane guarded by Zenigata himself. The plane never left the hangar, and the background outside was airborne footage from an old movie. Zenigata got wise when they were strafed by a WWII airplane, but weren't hit.
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