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24th Sep '17 9:41:58 AM thatother1dude
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* ''Film/The6thDay'' [[ZigZaggedTrope Zig Zags]] this to justify how fast they can clone people. They use this trope to clone people, but they use it on "blank" clones they started growing beforehand.

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* ''Film/The6thDay'' [[ZigZaggedTrope Zig Zags]] this to justify justifies how fast they fully grown clones can clone people. They use this trope to clone people, but they use it on be made by making fully formed ones from "blank" clones they started growing beforehand.
24th Sep '17 9:40:13 AM thatother1dude
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* Blofeld attempts this at the start of ''Film/DiamondsAreForever''. Film/JamesBond [[MuggedForDisguise KOs a scientist on the project, steals his clothes]], and subverts the trope by drowning the would-be clone in mud.

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* Blofeld attempts this at the start of ''Film/DiamondsAreForever''. Film/JamesBond [[MuggedForDisguise KOs a scientist on the project, steals his clothes]], and subverts the trope by drowning drowns the would-be clone in mud.
24th Sep '17 9:36:44 AM thatother1dude
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* ''Anime/{{Naruto}}'' features a method of bringing people back from the dead by turning still-living people into clones of them.

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* ''Anime/{{Naruto}}'' features a method of bringing ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':
** Impure World Resurrection brings
people back from the dead by turning still-living people into clones of them.
26th Aug '17 6:10:29 PM Kooshmeister
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* In ''Literature/{{Slimer}}'', Charlie is a genetically-engineered shapeshifting shark who absorbs the minds and bodies of his victims. [[spoiiler:Near the end, as his original body is dying, he "impregnates" the body of a Brinkstone helicopter pilot instead of absorbing him. The original body dies, while the cells implanted into the pilot convert the man's body into an exact duplicate of Charlie, with his memories and personality. Overlaps with BodySurf a little.
7th Aug '17 9:44:32 AM Dravencour
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* In ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker'', [[spoiler: the Joker implants his DNA and consciousness into Tim Drake, causing him to turn into a copy of him many years later.]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', the Gaang are given a [[StepfordSmiler creepy]] guide called Joo Dee. When her veneer breaks, she's taken away and replaced by an eerily similar guide who answers to the same name and insists she's the same person. [[spoiler: It's revealed that the city in question has an entire [[NightmareFuel room]] full of "Joo Dee"s being brainwashed into similar guides. It's never made clear if they're based off someone, but it certainly fits the spirit of the trope.]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker'', [[spoiler: the Joker implants his DNA and consciousness into a special chip installed into Tim Drake, Drake during his torture of him, causing him to turn into a copy of him many years later.]]
later. Batman saves Tim and destroys Joker once and for all by shorting out the chip.]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', the Gaang are given a [[StepfordSmiler creepy]] guide called Joo Dee.Dee when they visit the Earth Kingdom. When her veneer breaks, she's taken away and replaced by an eerily similar guide who answers to the same name and insists she's the same person. [[spoiler: It's revealed that the city in question has an entire [[NightmareFuel room]] full of "Joo Dee"s being brainwashed into similar guides. It's never made clear if they're based off someone, but it certainly fits the spirit of the trope.]]
7th Aug '17 9:40:27 AM Dravencour
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* In ''Film/TheMatrixReloaded'' movie and [[Film/TheMatrixRevolutions onwards]], Agent Smith gains the ability to do this (in [[Film/TheMatrix the first movie]] he could only BodySurf people who were still plugged into the matrix, like all the other agents). [[spoiler: By the end of the third film, he's more or less assimilated everyone in the Matrix [[ZombieApocalypse into a copy of himself]]]].

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* In ''Film/TheMatrixReloaded'' movie and [[Film/TheMatrixRevolutions onwards]], Agent Smith gains the ability to do this (in [[Film/TheMatrix the first movie]] he could only BodySurf people who were still plugged into the matrix, like all the other agents). [[spoiler: By He can do this not only to his fellow agents and other programs, but [[spoiler:also to Free Minds to use them to gain access to the Real World]]. In ''Revolutions'', [[spoiler:by the end of the third film, movie, he's more or less assimilated everyone in the Matrix [[ZombieApocalypse into a copy of himself]]]].
27th Jul '17 7:17:46 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In ''Disney/CinderellaIIIATwistInTime'', Lady Tremaine, with the Fairy Godmother's wand, turns Anastasia into a duplicate of Cinderella so she can wed Prince Charming while the real Cinderella is sent to her doom.
15th Jun '17 8:53:10 PM BigKlingy
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* In ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'', it turns out that [[spoiler: the entire Journey of Regeneration is actually just a front for the villain to resurrect his sister via this method. The [[TheChosenOne Chosen Ones]] are really just people specifically bred to have bodies as similar to his sister as possible.]]
30th May '17 5:43:16 PM fungus3
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* The Tarr from ''VideoGame/SlimeRancher'' will attempt to devour any slimes in its vicinity. Upon devouring a victim, it expands, and spawns a clone of itself. [[KillItWithWater Water will sterilize them, and can potentially destroy them altogether.]]
21st Apr '17 8:48:19 AM nighttrainfm
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* Similarly to the ''Matrix'' example, The Master in ''Series/DoctorWho'' does this to [[spoiler:almost the entire human race]] in "The End of Time".

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
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Similarly to the ''Matrix'' example, The the Master in ''Series/DoctorWho'' does this to [[spoiler:almost the entire human race]] in "The End of Time".
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