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14th Mar '16 11:45:11 AM Scorpion451
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* Ever notice how much time babies spend touching their lips and feet, and looking at their hands while moving their fingers? This trope is the reason why. Babies are {{Sense Freak}}s experiencing a whole world of LimbSensationFascination, and the lips and fingers are the most touch-sensitive parts of the body. There's also a bit of HowDoIShotWeb as they learn how to actually control those finger and toe things; watching carefully or putting them in contact with their mouth as they practice moving them is very helpful to getting the hang of spacial perception.

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* Ever notice how much time babies spend touching their lips and feet, and looking at their hands while moving their fingers? This trope is the reason why. Babies are {{Sense Freak}}s experiencing a whole world of LimbSensationFascination, and the lips their lips, toes, and fingers are the most touch-sensitive parts of the their body. There's also a bit of HowDoIShotWeb as they learn how to actually control those finger and toe things; things, so watching carefully or putting them in contact with their mouth or feet as they practice moving them is very helpful to getting the hang of spacial perception.perception and moving body parts in a coordinated way. What you learned doing this is the reason most people can put a shoe on or drink from a glass without looking at it.
14th Mar '16 11:37:24 AM Scorpion451
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* Ever notice how much time babies spend touching their lips and feet, and looking at their hands while moving their fingers? This trope is the reason why. Babies are {{Sense Freak}}s experiencing a whole world of LimbSensationFascination, and the lips and fingers are the most touch-sensitive parts of the body. There's also a bit of HowDoIShotWeb as they learn how to actually control those finger and toe things; watching carefully or putting them in contact with their mouth as they practice moving them is very helpful to getting the hang of spacial perception.
15th Feb '16 4:48:30 AM indigocoil
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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'': [[spoiler: Ford]] does this often, but this is less to do with him being high and more to do with his sixth finger.
10th Jan '16 6:55:15 PM Shishkahuben
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->''[[TheStinger ...Oh. There they go.]]''
22nd Nov '15 4:38:49 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''[[WesternAnimation/AGoofyMovie An Extremely Goofy Movie]]'', Bobby contemplates [[WhiteGloves his gloves]].
-->'''Bobby:''' ''[looking at his hands]'' Did you ever wonder [[LampshadeHanging why we are always, like, wearing gloves]]?
22nd Nov '15 4:36:47 AM Morgenthaler
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* Bobby from ''[[WesternAnimation/AGoofyMovie An Extremely Goofy Movie]]'' does this with everyone's ''gloves'', performing a LampshadeHanging in the process.

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* Bobby from ''[[WesternAnimation/AGoofyMovie An Extremely Goofy Movie]]'' ''WesternAnimation/AnExtremelyGoofyMovie'' does this with everyone's ''gloves'', performing a LampshadeHanging in the process.
7th Jul '15 8:55:27 PM foxley
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* The TropeCodifier is probably WKRPInCincinnati, when a stoned Johnny observes his hand is a little expressway map.

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* The TropeCodifier is probably WKRPInCincinnati, ''Series/WKRPInCincinnati'', when a stoned Johnny observes his hand is a little expressway map.



* Series/{{Frasier}} gets high on cold medication in one episode. At one point, Niles holds a finger in front of Frasier's face. Frasier can't stop staring at it.

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* Series/{{Frasier}} ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' gets high on cold medication in one episode. At one point, Niles holds a finger in front of Frasier's face. Frasier can't stop staring at it.
12th Jun '15 7:24:43 AM woodwardiocom
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* The TropeCodifier is probably WKRPInCincinnati, when a stoned Johnny observes his hand is a little expressway map.
17th May '15 5:33:50 PM eroock
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-->--'''Otto''', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''

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-->--'''Otto''', -->-- '''Otto''', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
13th May '15 12:13:02 AM KenKevinStriker
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* The Season 4 episode of ''Series/{{MASH}}'', ''Hawkeye'' features a concussed Hawkeye Pierce on a lengthy spiel about the human hand.

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* The Season 4 fourth season episode of ''Series/{{MASH}}'', ''Hawkeye'' ''Hawkeye'', features a concussed Hawkeye Pierce on a lengthy spiel about the human hand.
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