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23rd May '16 6:52:51 PM AjWargo
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** Also, more than one MonsterOfTheWeek. [[http://youtu.be/cRdthPO959A?t=1m31s i.e., this sweet dream princess that is a youma under her cute face.]]

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** Also, more than one MonsterOfTheWeek. [[http://youtu.be/cRdthPO959A?t=1m31s i.e., Murido, this sweet dream princess that is a youma under her cute face.]]
22nd May '16 9:58:05 PM StClair
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--->''"We're Calcobrina!"''

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--->''"We're Calcobrina!"''Calcobreanas!"''
22nd May '16 9:56:51 PM StClair
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-->''"Yip-ho-ho!"''
-->''"Guess who?"''
-->''"We're Calcobrina!"''
-->''"We're cute!"''
-->''"And scary!"''
-->''"We love to kill!"''
-->'''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0-9h4YV_PU&feature=related "Let's take their heads!"]]'''
** They're back, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ra2LLKa0Fsk and possibly even creepier]], in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV''.

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-->''"Yip-ho-ho!"''
-->''"Guess
--->''"Yip-ho-ho!"''
--->''"Guess
who?"''
-->''"We're --->''"We're Calcobrina!"''
-->''"We're --->''"We're cute!"''
-->''"And --->''"And scary!"''
-->''"We --->''"We love to kill!"''
-->'''[[http://www.--->'''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0-9h4YV_PU&feature=related "Let's take their heads!"]]'''
** They're back, [[https://www.and possibly even creepier, in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV''.
--->[[https://www.
youtube.com/watch?v=ra2LLKa0Fsk and possibly even creepier]], in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV''.com/watch?v=ra2LLKa0Fsk "We are Calcabrina! Adorable dolls! Terrible dolls! Yip-ho-ho!"]]
22nd May '16 9:53:12 PM StClair
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-->''"We're Calcobreana!"''

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-->''"We're Calcobreana!"''Calcobrina!"''


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** They're back, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ra2LLKa0Fsk and possibly even creepier]], in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV''.
9th May '16 9:24:31 PM merotoker
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* There are countless mannequins strewn across the bar in ''Anime/DeathParade'', which Decim collects as a hobby. Some are dressed up, most are nude, many are broken and faceless. As it turns out, [[spoiler: the mannequins belong to former guests whose souls were either reincarnated or sent to the void, leaving their featureless bodies behind. As such, Decim has taken to collecting their bodies and dolling them up in their likeness to ensure they are not entirely forgotten, especially when he's subjected to frequent mind wipes to prevent the inevitable psychological strain of possessing many lifetime's worth of memories.]]

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* There are countless mannequins strewn across the bar in ''Anime/DeathParade'', which Decim collects as a hobby. Some are dressed up, most are nude, many are broken and faceless. As it turns out, [[spoiler: the mannequins belong to former guests whose souls were either reincarnated or sent to the void, leaving their featureless bodies behind. As such, Decim has taken to collecting their bodies and dolling them up in their likeness to ensure they are not entirely forgotten, especially when he's subjected to frequent mind wipes to prevent the inevitable psychological strain of possessing many lifetime's worth of memories.]]memories]].



** Near constantly plays with [[CreepyDoll creepy toys]] and uses them to test his various theories.

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** Near constantly plays with [[CreepyDoll creepy toys]] toys and uses them to test his various theories.



* Season 1 of ''LightNovel/ShakuganNoShana'' had Friagne the Hunter, who, while he wasn't a doll himself, was way, ''way'' too attached to his CreepyDoll minion Marianne. The reason he's in town is so he can [[spoiler:dissolve the city to give her real life]].

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* Season 1 of ''LightNovel/ShakuganNoShana'' had Friagne the Hunter, who, while he wasn't a doll himself, was way, ''way'' too attached to his CreepyDoll Creepy Doll minion Marianne. The reason he's in town is so he can [[spoiler:dissolve the city to give her real life]].



* The Zashiki-Warashi arc of ''Anime/{{Mononoke}}'' has a ''lot'' of these, [[spoiler:representing aborted fetuses.]]

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* The Zashiki-Warashi arc of ''Anime/{{Mononoke}}'' has a ''lot'' of these, [[spoiler:representing aborted fetuses.]]fetuses]].



** Will of the Abyss's CreepyDoll form, a rabbit in a dress with black, bleeding pits for eyes.

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** Will of the Abyss's CreepyDoll Creepy Doll form, a rabbit in a dress with black, bleeding pits for eyes.



** Some of the witches' minions counts, especially Oktavia's Clarissas during episode 10, [[spoiler: which are simply Sayaka's loosely copies of her friend and love rival Hitomi, in horrid colors.]]

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** Some of the witches' minions counts, especially Oktavia's Clarissas during episode 10, [[spoiler: which are simply Sayaka's loosely copies of her friend and love rival Hitomi, in horrid colors.]]colors]].



** [[spoiler:Mina]], but we don't learn it for a while since [[spoiler: she's a ThirdPersonPerson who manages to fool Hajime and Tsugumi with her speech patterns.]]
** Invoked to great effect in an early episode. A girl from an orphanage, Inori, is picked up by a dollmaker old woman named Kyogotsu, supposedly [[ArrangedMarriage to marry her son]]... [[spoiler: on the condition that she acts like a doll: she should only sit around, looking pretty and quiet, without even interacting with the family or her new husband. Naturally, poor Inori snaps after a while and, despite Hajime's warnings, she sends Mrs. Kyogotsu to Hell; fittingly, the upcoming scenes feature many of these dolls coming to life and attacking Mrs. Kyokotsu, then transforming ''her'' in a CreepyDoll before sending the old woman to Hell as Inori's revenge.]] Even the title of the episode lampshades it: [[spoiler: it's ''Hanayome Ningyo'', which means ''Bride Doll''.]]

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** [[spoiler:Mina]], but we don't learn it for a while since [[spoiler: she's a ThirdPersonPerson who manages to fool Hajime and Tsugumi with her speech patterns.]]
patterns]].
** Invoked to great effect in an early episode. A girl from an orphanage, Inori, is picked up by a dollmaker old woman named Kyogotsu, supposedly [[ArrangedMarriage to marry her son]]... [[spoiler: on the condition that she acts like a doll: she should only sit around, looking pretty and quiet, without even interacting with the family or her new husband. Naturally, poor Inori snaps after a while and, despite Hajime's warnings, she sends Mrs. Kyogotsu to Hell; fittingly, the upcoming scenes feature many of these dolls coming to life and attacking Mrs. Kyokotsu, then transforming ''her'' in a CreepyDoll Creepy Doll before sending the old woman to Hell as Inori's revenge.]] Even the title of the episode lampshades it: [[spoiler: it's ''Hanayome Ningyo'', which means ''Bride Doll''.]]Doll'']].



* In the ''Manga/{{Cyborg 009}}'' 2001 TV series, one of these [[spoiler:with the looks and size of an adult woman]] is found in [[spoiler:the center of the BigFancyHouse that is [[GeniusLoci Cyborg 0012]]. The actual brains and control of [[EverythingTryingToKillYou the wayward house]] are implied to be inside the doll.]]

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* In the ''Manga/{{Cyborg 009}}'' 2001 TV series, one of these [[spoiler:with the looks and size of an adult woman]] is found in [[spoiler:the center of the BigFancyHouse that is [[GeniusLoci Cyborg 0012]]. The actual brains and control of [[EverythingTryingToKillYou the wayward house]] are implied to be inside the doll.]]doll]].



* "Scarface," the leering, knife-scored dummy that is an alter ego/tormentor of ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' villain [[Characters/BatmanRoguesGallery The Ventriloquist]]. He's particularly horrifying in scenes where he isn't being operated and his mouth's not moving, but the psychotic Ventriloquist ''still imagines that the puppet is talking to him''! An especially effective scene occurred in the animated "origin" episode "Read My Lips," where Batman - who is one of the smartest and most rational men on the planet - ''had to convince himself that the doll wasn't really alive''.

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* "Scarface," the leering, knife-scored dummy that is an alter ego/tormentor of ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' villain [[Characters/BatmanRoguesGallery [[Characters/BatmanRoguesGalleryPart2 The Ventriloquist]]. He's particularly horrifying in scenes where he isn't being operated and his mouth's not moving, but the psychotic Ventriloquist ''still imagines that the puppet is talking to him''! An especially effective scene occurred in the animated "origin" episode "Read My Lips," where Batman - who is one of the smartest and most rational men on the planet - ''had to convince himself that the doll wasn't really alive''.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Nine}}'' has The Seamstress. It's a giant snake with a porcelain doll's head that [[spoiler:grafts the corpse of 2 onto her tail and uses it to hypnotize 8 into submission, before sewing him inside her body and dragging 7 away and boasts numerous appendages just designed for slashing up the skins of the stitchpunks; thus rendering them immobilized.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Nine}}'' has The Seamstress. It's a giant snake with a porcelain doll's head that [[spoiler:grafts the corpse of 2 onto her tail and uses it to hypnotize 8 into submission, before sewing him inside her body and dragging 7 away and boasts numerous appendages just designed for slashing up the skins of the stitchpunks; thus rendering them immobilized.]]immobilized]].



* In ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'', the walking girl doll that Mike and Sulley use to [[spoiler: creep out the human police.]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'', the walking girl doll that Mike and Sulley use to [[spoiler: creep out the human police.]]police]].



* The 1987 movie ''Film/{{Dolls}}'' has several people taking refuge in an old hotel filled with all sorts of dolls. Turns out that they are inhabitated by "fairies", which start attacking the characters.

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* The 1987 movie ''Film/{{Dolls}}'' has several people taking refuge in an old hotel filled with all sorts of dolls. Turns out that they are inhabitated inhabited by "fairies", which start attacking the characters.



* Subverted in ''Pinocchio's Revenge'', a B-slasher film. [[spoiler: The kid had a split personality which she projected onto her doll]].

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* Subverted in ''Pinocchio's Revenge'', a B-slasher film. [[spoiler: The kid had a split personality which she projected onto her doll]].doll.]]



* [[Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet Freddy Krueger]] often decorates his victims' dreams with mutilated dollies, and is occasionally seen holding one by its legs or hair. A symbolic nod to his past killings of young children, which we never actually see on-screen.

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* [[Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet ''Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet'': Freddy Krueger]] Krueger often decorates his victims' dreams with mutilated dollies, and is occasionally seen holding one by its legs or hair. A symbolic nod to his past killings of young children, which we never actually see on-screen.



* The granddaddy of them all, the British film ''Film/DeadOfNight''. Michael Redgrave is a ventriloquist who is having a nervous breakdown and thinks his dummy is going to abandon him for another performer. He even attempts murder to keep him. [[spoiler: In another man's psychotic breakdown the doll gets up and attempts to strangle him]]. This movie was the direct inspiration for ''Devil Doll'', ''Magic'' and the Twilight Zone episode with Cliff Robertson.

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* The granddaddy of them all, the British film ''Film/DeadOfNight''. Michael Redgrave is a ventriloquist who is having a nervous breakdown and thinks his dummy is going to abandon him for another performer. He even attempts murder to keep him. [[spoiler: In another man's psychotic breakdown the doll gets up and attempts to strangle him]]. him.]] This movie was the direct inspiration for ''Devil Doll'', ''Magic'' and the Twilight Zone episode with Cliff Robertson.



* In the Creator/StephenKing story ''[[Literature/FourPastMidnight The Sun Dog]]'', a character thinks that a toy (not exactly a doll, but a stuffed panda, that talks) that her niece has is very creepy, and imagines that one day, it will say stuff like: "I think tonight after you're asleep, I'll strangle you to death" or "I have a knife".
** He also wrote ''[[Literature/SkeletonCrew The Monkey]]'', about a doll-like toy whose clanging on its cymbals signals someone's death. [[FridgeHorror Even if you]] [[ClingyMacGuffin throw it away]].

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* Creator/StephenKing
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In the Creator/StephenKing story ''[[Literature/FourPastMidnight The Sun Dog]]'', a character thinks that a toy (not exactly a doll, but a stuffed panda, that talks) that her niece has is very creepy, and imagines that one day, it will say stuff like: "I think tonight after you're asleep, I'll strangle you to death" or "I have a knife".
** He also wrote ''[[Literature/SkeletonCrew The Monkey]]'', about a doll-like toy whose clanging on its cymbals signals someone's death. [[FridgeHorror Even if you]] [[ClingyMacGuffin throw it away]].



* ''TheWarAgainstTheChtorr''. [=McCarthy=] becomes a ParentalSubstitute for several traumatised orphans, one of whom keeps a stuffed bear with its head missing. [=McCarthy=] thinks of sewing another head on the bear, but is warned against it by the other members of the orphanage, who explain the child is likely to freak out if his toy suddenly has unfamiliar features.

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* ''TheWarAgainstTheChtorr''.''Literature/TheWarAgainstTheChtorr''. [=McCarthy=] becomes a ParentalSubstitute for several traumatised orphans, one of whom keeps a stuffed bear with its head missing. [=McCarthy=] thinks of sewing another head on the bear, but is warned against it by the other members of the orphanage, who explain the child is likely to freak out if his toy suddenly has unfamiliar features.



* On {{Series/CSI}}'s seventh season, the Miniature Killer placed a picture of a creepy bisque doll in each of the crime scene miniatures. It turned out to be a symbol of her dead sister. Or possibly of her?

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* On {{Series/CSI}}'s ''{{Series/CSI}}'''s seventh season, the Miniature Killer placed a picture of a creepy bisque doll in each of the crime scene miniatures. It turned out to be a symbol of her dead sister. Or possibly of her?



** There was also a creepy ventriloquist's dummy in the episode, "The Dummy" (which was arguably an inspiration for the 1978 AnthonyHopkins film, ''Magic''.)

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** There was also a creepy ventriloquist's dummy in the episode, "The Dummy" (which was arguably an inspiration for the 1978 AnthonyHopkins Creator/AnthonyHopkins film, ''Magic''.)



* ''Series/TheXFiles'' episode "Chinga" (written by Creator/StephenKing) had a CreepyDoll that drove people to inflict harm on themselves ("Let's have fun!").

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* ''Series/TheXFiles'' episode "Chinga" (written by Creator/StephenKing) had a CreepyDoll one that drove people to inflict harm on themselves ("Let's have fun!").



* Hidden camera show ''Series/ScareTactics'' has a collector of Creepy Dolls-one of which being his "mother"-as one of their favorite setups.

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* Hidden camera show ''Series/ScareTactics'' has a collector of Creepy Dolls-one creepy dolls-one of which being his "mother"-as one of their favorite setups.



* ''TowerPrep'': Senor Guapo appears as one of these during Gabe's dreams.

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* ''TowerPrep'': ''Series/TowerPrep'': Senor Guapo appears as one of these during Gabe's dreams.






* The video to the song "Clown" by Music/{{Korn}} has both CreepyDoll's ''and'' MonsterClown's. Plus a lot of insanity.

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* The video to the song "Clown" by Music/{{Korn}} has both CreepyDoll's creepy dolls ''and'' MonsterClown's.{{Monster Clown}}s. Plus a lot of insanity.



* At least [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFVyN8KKrEQ two]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fu7ZtNnL1Yo PVs]] for [[CreepyTwins Rin and Len]]'s [[Music/{{Vocaloid}} "Trick and Treat"]] contain creepy dolls. In the second example, [[spoiler: Rin and Len turn out to be [[TheWoobie Miku]]'s old dolls that she threw away in favor of a new Luka doll. At the end of the video, Len rips out her heart.]]

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* At least [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFVyN8KKrEQ two]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fu7ZtNnL1Yo PVs]] for [[CreepyTwins Rin and Len]]'s [[Music/{{Vocaloid}} "Trick and Treat"]] contain creepy dolls. In the second example, [[spoiler: Rin and Len turn out to be [[TheWoobie Miku]]'s old dolls that she threw away in favor of a new Luka doll. At the end of the video, Len rips out her heart.]]heart]].



** In ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker Wind Waker]]'', when you meet the Great Fairy Queen, [[spoiler:she takes the appearance of a child, yet holds a doll that looks like a miniature Great Fairy, all of which look like grown adult women. The effect is rather unsettling, a fact not helped by the background music.]]

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** In ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker Wind Waker]]'', when you meet the Great Fairy Queen, [[spoiler:she takes the appearance of a child, yet holds a doll that looks like a miniature Great Fairy, all of which look like grown adult women. The effect is rather unsettling, a fact not helped by the background music.]]music]].



** To put this in perspective, Calcobrina is actually formed ''via multiple [[CreepyDoll individual Calcos and Brinas.]]''

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** To put this in perspective, Calcobrina is actually formed ''via multiple [[CreepyDoll individual Calcos and Brinas.]]''''



** ''VideoGame/SilentHill3'' also contains a slightly more traditional CreepyDoll in the form of the dolls Stanley leaves behind for Heather in the hospital. The protagonist originally thinks of the doll as another child's, and is disgusted when she finds out it's supposed to be for her. [[spoiler: On his last journal entry, the doll is torn to pieces. Creepy...]]

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** ''VideoGame/SilentHill3'' also contains a slightly more traditional CreepyDoll example in the form of the dolls Stanley leaves behind for Heather in the hospital. The protagonist originally thinks of the doll as another child's, and is disgusted when she finds out it's supposed to be for her. [[spoiler: On his last journal entry, the doll is torn to pieces. Creepy...]]



* If you're not careful whilst downloading custom content for ''[[VideoGame/TheSims The Sims 3]]'', you can unknowingly download a doll that will slow down your game loading times and crash your games.

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* If you're not careful whilst downloading custom content for ''[[VideoGame/TheSims The Sims 3]]'', ''VideoGame/TheSims3'', you can unknowingly download a doll that will slow down your game loading times and crash your games.



* Used very subtly in ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}}''. They're never in plain sight, but if you go out of your way to poke through the trash or explore the abandoned playgrounds, you can find normal children's dolls... in ruins. Missing an arm. Missing an EYE. Covered in something black. Very creepy.

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* Used very subtly in ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}}''.''VideoGame/HalfLife2''. They're never in plain sight, but if you go out of your way to poke through the trash or explore the abandoned playgrounds, you can find normal children's dolls... in ruins. Missing an arm. Missing an EYE. Covered in something black. Very creepy.



* A creepy doll whose eyes move is part of the antique shop's decor in ''TheLostCrown: A Ghost-Hunting Adventure''. Not exactly a doll, but this game also features [[spoiler: a spooky, headless dressmaker's dummy that inexplicably appears in the bathroom each night, looking like an intruder in the dark]].

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* A creepy doll whose eyes move is part of the antique shop's decor in ''TheLostCrown: ''VideoGame/TheLostCrown: A Ghost-Hunting Adventure''. Not exactly a doll, but this game also features [[spoiler: a spooky, headless dressmaker's dummy that inexplicably appears in the bathroom each night, looking like an intruder in the dark]].



* These are encountered as late-game enemies in ''VideoGame/AliceMadnessReturns''. They are ''damn'' creepy, to say the least. They represent [[spoiler:the children that Dr. Bumby has brainwashed and broken into child prostitutes.]]

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* These are encountered as late-game enemies in ''VideoGame/AliceMadnessReturns''. They are ''damn'' creepy, to say the least. They represent [[spoiler:the children that Dr. Bumby has brainwashed and broken into child prostitutes.]]prostitutes]].



* There are plenty of dolls lying around the house in ''VideoGame/NeverendingNightmares'', where most of them are cracked or have creepy facial expressions. In a few blink-or-you-miss-it moments, they sometimes wink at the player. Ultimately, they're harmless [[spoiler:unless you're on the Wayward Dreamer path, where they will disembowel you the chance they get.]]

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* There are plenty of dolls lying around the house in ''VideoGame/NeverendingNightmares'', where most of them are cracked or have creepy facial expressions. In a few blink-or-you-miss-it moments, they sometimes wink at the player. Ultimately, they're harmless [[spoiler:unless you're on the Wayward Dreamer path, where they will disembowel you the chance they get.]]
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* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' has [[DemonicDummy Lil' Cal]], who appears completely inanimate, if nightmarishly designed... as long as you're looking at him. When you're not looking, he moves around on his own. [[spoiler:Although it's actually Bro moving him. He's also cursed, is the ectobiological father of TheDragon, and contains the soul of the BiggerBad.]]

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* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' has [[DemonicDummy Lil' Cal]], who appears completely inanimate, if nightmarishly designed... as long as you're looking at him. When you're not looking, he moves around on his own. [[spoiler:Although it's actually Bro moving him. He's also cursed, is the ectobiological father of TheDragon, and contains the soul of the BiggerBad.GreaterScopeVillain.]]



* How about [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqkNPcUMffU this commercial]] for {{P|layStation3}}S3?

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* How about [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqkNPcUMffU this commercial]] for {{P|layStation3}}S3?UsefulNotes/{{P|layStation3}}S3?



* Older "talking dolls," especially those made in the 80s. The problem lies in their distorted voices: for example, Talking [[PeeWeesPlayhouse Pee-Wee Herman]] has the character's trademark "Secret Word Scream," which sounds more like a bloodcurdling ''roar''. The official [[WesternAnimation/ToyStory Sheriff Woody doll]] ''averts'' this because it uses a state-of-the-art voice chip instead of the old miniature record player.

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* Older "talking dolls," especially those made in the 80s. The problem lies in their distorted voices: for example, Talking [[PeeWeesPlayhouse [[Series/PeeWeesPlayhouse Pee-Wee Herman]] has the character's trademark "Secret Word Scream," which sounds more like a bloodcurdling ''roar''. The official [[WesternAnimation/ToyStory Sheriff Woody doll]] ''averts'' this because it uses a state-of-the-art voice chip instead of the old miniature record player.
5th May '16 9:33:03 PM nombretomado
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* ''VideoGame/GaiaOnline'' has a "joint puppet" feature for avatars to use. If that doesn't fit this trope, then the livid-patchy "dead doll" option will.

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* ''VideoGame/GaiaOnline'' ''Website/GaiaOnline'' has a "joint puppet" feature for avatars to use. If that doesn't fit this trope, then the livid-patchy "dead doll" option will.
5th May '16 6:51:01 PM WillBGood
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* Some Japanese dolls can be very creepy-looking. The aforementioned [https://www.flickr.com/photos/22518148@N00/2312705616/ ichimatsu ningyou]] are the most famous examples, but [[http://antiquejapanesedolls.com./pub_artinfocus/pub_iki/iki.html Iki-ningyou]] and some [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunraku Bunraku]] puppets aren't slouches on this either.

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* Some Japanese dolls can be very creepy-looking. The aforementioned [https://www.[[https://www.flickr.com/photos/22518148@N00/2312705616/ ichimatsu ningyou]] are the most famous examples, but [[http://antiquejapanesedolls.com./pub_artinfocus/pub_iki/iki.html Iki-ningyou]] and some [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunraku Bunraku]] puppets aren't slouches on this either.
3rd May '16 4:45:30 PM littletp
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* In the episode "Multiple Plots" of ''Series/TheKingOfQueens'' Doug delivers a package to a man who runs a doll hospital out of his home. While waiting, Doug picks up one of the dolls the guy is repairing. It says "Mommy!", Doug utters a terrified "Oh, my God!" and throws the doll away.
7th Apr '16 12:51:49 PM GlitteringFlowers
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** At the beginning of that same OAV, Miyu in a schoolgirl disguise passes by a toy store and sees a very pretty but creepy ''ichimatsu'' traditional doll and says "You're frozen in time too, hmmm" while smiling softly. [[spoiler: That's foreshadowing of Miyu's true nature as a Shinma who's [[OlderThanTheyLook Older than she looks]], having been turned into a Shinma at age 13 ''and'' given eternal youth at the same time.]]

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** At the beginning of that same OAV, Miyu in a schoolgirl disguise passes by a toy store and sees a very pretty but creepy ''ichimatsu'' traditional doll ([[https://www.flickr.com/photos/22518148@N00/2312705616/ like these ones]]) and says "You're frozen in time too, hmmm" while smiling softly. [[spoiler: That's foreshadowing of Miyu's true nature as a Shinma who's [[OlderThanTheyLook Older than she looks]], having been turned into a Shinma at age 13 ''and'' given eternal youth at the same time.]]



* Some Japanese dolls can be very creepy-looking. The aforementioned [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_traditional_dolls#The_Edo_period ichimatsu ningyou]] are the most famous examples, but [[http://antiquejapanesedolls.com./pub_artinfocus/pub_iki/iki.html Iki-ningyou]] and some [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunraku Bunraku]] puppets aren't slouches on this either.

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* Some Japanese dolls can be very creepy-looking. The aforementioned [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_traditional_dolls#The_Edo_period [https://www.flickr.com/photos/22518148@N00/2312705616/ ichimatsu ningyou]] are the most famous examples, but [[http://antiquejapanesedolls.com./pub_artinfocus/pub_iki/iki.html html Iki-ningyou]] and some [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunraku Bunraku]] puppets aren't slouches on this either.
7th Apr '16 12:47:58 PM GlitteringFlowers
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** At the beginning of that same OAV, Miyu in a schoolgirl disguise passes by a toy store and sees a very pretty but creepy ''ichimatsu'' traditional doll ([[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ichimatsu_ningy%C5%8D.jpg like these ones]]), and says "You're frozen in time too, hmmm" while smiling softly. [[spoiler: That's foreshadowing of Miyu's true nature as a Shinma who's [[OlderThanTheyLook Older than she looks]], having been turned into a Shinma at age 13 ''and'' given eternal youth at the same time.]]
** In the TV series episode 19 "Love of the Dolls" "Ningyōshi no Koi" (人形師の恋)- the episode revolves around a doll-maker, who falls in love with one of her creations... and how things get very creepy from there on in

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** At the beginning of that same OAV, Miyu in a schoolgirl disguise passes by a toy store and sees a very pretty but creepy ''ichimatsu'' traditional doll ([[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ichimatsu_ningy%C5%8D.jpg like these ones]]), and says "You're frozen in time too, hmmm" while smiling softly. [[spoiler: That's foreshadowing of Miyu's true nature as a Shinma who's [[OlderThanTheyLook Older than she looks]], having been turned into a Shinma at age 13 ''and'' given eternal youth at the same time.]]
** In the TV series episode 19 "Love of the Dolls" "Ningyōshi no Koi" (人形師の恋)- the episode revolves around a doll-maker, who falls in love with one of her creations... and how things get very creepy from there on inon...



* Some Japanese dolls can be very creepy-looking. The aforementioned [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ichimatsu_ningy%C5%8D.jpg ichimatsu ningyou]] are the most famous examples, but [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iki-ningy%C5%8D Iki-ningyou]] and some [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunraku Bunraku]] puppets aren't slouches on this either.

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* Some Japanese dolls can be very creepy-looking. The aforementioned [[http://en.[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ichimatsu_ningy%C5%8D.jpg org/wiki/Japanese_traditional_dolls#The_Edo_period ichimatsu ningyou]] are the most famous examples, but [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iki-ningy%C5%8D [[http://antiquejapanesedolls.com./pub_artinfocus/pub_iki/iki.html Iki-ningyou]] and some [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunraku Bunraku]] puppets aren't slouches on this either.
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