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Fearful Symmetry

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Fearful Symmetry is a phrase from William Blake's poem "The Tyger" (Tyger, tyger, burning bright / In the forests of the night, / What immortal hand or eye / Could frame thy fearful symmetry?). It has been used as the name of a number of other works:

Film and television

  • "Fearful Symmetry" (The X-Files), an episode of The X-Files
  • "Fearful Symmetry", an episode of the animated television series Justice League Unlimited
  • Fearful Symmetry, a 1998 documentary on the making of To Kill a Mockingbird
  • "Fearful Symmetry", an episode of the television series Lewis
  • "Fearful Symmetry", a 2011 episode of the television series Endgame
  • "Red Sky in the Morning", a 2010 episode of the television series The Mentalist, see The Mentalist (season 2)
  • "Fearful Symmetry," a 2020 episode of the tabletop role-playing series Dimension 20, in its Fantasy High: Sophomore Year season
  • "Fearful Symmetry" is the password to enter Tiger Bar in "The Russians? Exactly, the Soviets.", an episode of Neo Yokio






  • "Fearful Symmetry", a difficult ice climb in the Canadian Rockies
  • FearfulSymmetry.net, the website of novelist Dan Wells
  • "Thy Fearful Symmetry", a universal helmet ornament in Destiny 2

See also