Lady Gaga is bringing futuristic video screen glasses to the world, but movies and television have already expanded our eyewear horizons. Here are a dozen specs, lenses and goggles with powers that go far beyond video play

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Doc Brown
Not only are they stylish in any century, these safety glasses are rated for time travel.

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Geordi LaForge
Yeah it causes constant pain, but who wouldn't want to see the infrared and ultraviolet spectrums. And it doubles as a microscope!

12 Fictional Glasses That Would Give Lady Gaga a Run for Her MoneyS


Clark Kent
Glasses that make it impossible for anyone to tell who you are; who doesn't need a pair of those for sneaking out of the office?

12 Fictional Glasses That Would Give Lady Gaga a Run for Her MoneyS


Cyclops
Everyone with lasers for eyes needs a pair of Dr. Xavier's ruby lenses.

12 Fictional Glasses That Would Give Lady Gaga a Run for Her MoneyS


Ed
Ed's goggles plug right into Cowboy Bebop's 2071 version of the internet. This girl doesn't surf the net, she swims in it.

12 Fictional Glasses That Would Give Lady Gaga a Run for Her MoneyS


They Live!
Want to reveal the skull aliens and their subliminal messages? Then you'll need a pair of sunglasses from John Carpenter's horror flick They Live!

12 Fictional Glasses That Would Give Lady Gaga a Run for Her MoneyS


Terminator
Maybe you don't need to hide creepy terminator eyes, but these sunglasses go better with a handgun than anything else.

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Lacey
Caprica's virtual reality doesn't require bulky headgear or weird gloves. Just these simple stylish frames and some blue light.

12 Fictional Glasses That Would Give Lady Gaga a Run for Her Money


Molly Millions
They may look like futuristic silver sunglasses, but Molly's lenses are surgically implanted vision enhancers. To match the surgically implanted razors beneath her fingernails.

12 Fictional Glasses That Would Give Lady Gaga a Run for Her MoneyS


Commander Sheppard
This Mass Effect visor improves aim by ten percent. If only real glasses could offer those odds (and also be made out of light).

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National Treasure
Not just great for tracking down Masonic clues, these glasses have real historical provenance. After all, Ben Franklin was the Lady Gaga of his day.

12 Fictional Glasses That Would Give Lady Gaga a Run for Her MoneyS


Phineas and Ferb
An awful lot of people have been ripped off by X-Ray glasses. When that happens to Phineas and Ferb they make a few pairs that actually work.