1. The occasion of having
a nightmare and waking up from it, only to soon discover that you didn't really wake up at all. And repeat.
Best if each pseudo-waking
involves conversing with
someone sleeping beside you.
2. (in cinema) When a film has an eerie moment involving a nightmare which a character is unable
to wake up from. The character will continuously wake up each time by gasping and sitting up in bed. Usually
a cheap attempt
at something psychological or "artistic", with vague
dialogue from the character/s feigning profoundness.
followed up by an interesting experiment with
camera techniques, and some vague
imagery hinting at existentialism. Always
Both above definitions drawn from the Kids In The Hall sketch, the Pear Dream.
1. Last night I had a terrible pear dream about
clowns. For a moment there
I thought I had slept with a man named Bobo.
2. A: What's wrong?
B: I had the pear dream
A: Was I there
B: Yes. I think I'm insane.
A: I know you are.