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16th Oct '17 9:33:39 AM xcountryguy
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** The Chameleon Arch pocketwatch in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E8HumanNature "Human Nature"]]/[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E9TheFamilyOfBlood "The Family of Blood"]] and [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia "Utopia"]] definitely counts as a gadget-watch. It [[spoiler: holds the memories and Time Lord nature of a Time Lord who's going ''so'' deep cover he gives himself FalseMemories and even reads genetically as a human or member of any other target species.]]

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** The Chameleon Arch pocketwatch in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E8HumanNature "Human Nature"]]/[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E9TheFamilyOfBlood "The Family of Blood"]] and [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia "Utopia"]] definitely counts as a gadget-watch. It [[spoiler: holds [[spoiler:holds the memories and Time Lord nature of a Time Lord who's going ''so'' deep cover he gives himself FalseMemories and even reads genetically as a human or member of any other target species.]]



* In ''Absolute Obedience'', the Russian [[HoneyTrap spy]] Zhores Barsoukova appeared to have one of these. [[spoiler: It turned out to be a completely ordinary watch, and a decoy from a less compromised spy.]]

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* In ''Absolute Obedience'', the Russian [[HoneyTrap spy]] Zhores Barsoukova appeared to have one of these. [[spoiler: It [[spoiler:It turned out to be a completely ordinary watch, and a decoy from a less compromised spy.]]
10th Aug '17 4:39:57 AM Arivne
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** ''Film/NeverSayNeverAgain''. Bond uses a watch with a built-in laser to cut open the manacles holding him and escape.
17th Jun '17 6:05:09 PM JohnnyNevada
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* WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle parodied Dick Tracy's two-way radio wristwatch (when it was still mainly such) with Boris having a two-way wrist ''television'' watch. When Natasha expresses surprise, Boris responds: "I'll show that Dick Tracy!"
16th Mar '17 5:09:47 PM AthenaBlue
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* ''Series/DoctorWho'' got there first, with the teleport-wristwatches featured in ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E5TheKeysOfMarinus The Keys of Marinus]]'' (like ''Series/BlakesSeven'', written by Creator/TerryNation).
** The Seventh Doctor had a pocketwatch scanner, which he used in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS26E4Survival Survival]]"; possibly in other stories as well.
** The Chameleon Arch pocketwatch in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E8HumanNature Human Nature]]"/"[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E9TheFamilyOfBlood The Family of Blood]]" and "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia Utopia]]" definitely counts as a gadget-watch. It [[spoiler: holds the memories and Time Lord nature of a Time Lord who's going ''so'' deep cover he gives himself FalseMemories and even reads genetically as a human or member of any other target species.]]
** Vortex manipulators (wriststrap teleport/time machines used by Time Agents and River) might also fall under this; one would assume a time machine can tell the time.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'' got there first, with the ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** The
teleport-wristwatches featured in ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E5TheKeysOfMarinus The [[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E5TheKeysOfMarinus "The Keys of Marinus]]'' Marinus"]] (like ''Series/BlakesSeven'', written by Creator/TerryNation).
** The Seventh Doctor had a pocketwatch scanner, which he used in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS26E4Survival Survival]]"; [[Recap/DoctorWhoS26E4Survival "Survival"]]; possibly in other stories as well.
** The Ninth and Eleventh Doctors are both seen using their perfectly ordinary-seeming wristwatches to tell what year they're in.
** The
Chameleon Arch pocketwatch in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E8HumanNature Human Nature]]"/"[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E9TheFamilyOfBlood The [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E8HumanNature "Human Nature"]]/[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E9TheFamilyOfBlood "The Family of Blood]]" Blood"]] and "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia Utopia]]" [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia "Utopia"]] definitely counts as a gadget-watch. It [[spoiler: holds the memories and Time Lord nature of a Time Lord who's going ''so'' deep cover he gives himself FalseMemories and even reads genetically as a human or member of any other target species.]]
** Vortex manipulators (wriststrap teleport/time machines used by Time Agents Agents, and River) anyone else who gets ahold of one) might also fall under this; one would assume a time machine can tell the time.time.
** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS34E6TheCaretaker "The Caretaker"]], the Doctor builds an invisibility watch.



* A one-shot gadget used on an episode of ''Series/MacGyver'' was a wristwatch with a concealed tracer carried by Pete during a hostage exchange (for Mac to follow at a safe distance). When the hostage takers end up being clever enough to force Pete to get rid of all of his clothes (and later to change cars), Mac is forced to keep giving chase through other methods.



* A one-shot gadget used on an episode of ''Series/MacGyver'' was a wristwatch with a concealed tracer carried by Pete during a hostage exchange (for Mac to follow at a safe distance). When the hostage takers end up being clever enough to force Pete to get rid of all of his clothes (and later to change cars), Mac is forced to keep giving chase through other methods.



* Jarrod and Brandi found spy equipment in a storage locker in ''Series/StorageWars'', and among them was one of these, which doubled as a video camera, and could be connected to a computer with a USB cable.



* Jarrod and Brandi found spy equipment in a storage locker in ''Series/StorageWars'', and among them was one of these, which doubled as a video camera, and could be connected to a computer with a USB cable.
4th Mar '17 8:59:59 AM AthenaBlue
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* ''Series/DoctorWho'' got there first, with the teleport-wristwatches featured in ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E5TheKeysOfMarinus The Keys of Marinus]]'' (like ''Series/BlakesSeven'', written by Creator/TerryNation). The Seventh Doctor had a pocketwatch scanner, which he used in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS26E4Survival Survival]]"; possibly in other stories as well. The Chameleon Arch pocketwatch in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E8HumanNature Human Nature]]"/"[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E9TheFamilyOfBlood The Family of Blood]]" and "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia Utopia]]" definitely counts as a gadget-watch. It [[spoiler: holds the memories and Time Lord nature of a Time Lord who's going ''so'' deep cover he gives himself FalseMemories and even reads genetically as a human or member of any other target species.]]
** Vortex manipulators (wriststrap teleport/time machines used by Time Agents and River) might also fall under this; one would assume a time machine can tell the time.



* ''Series/DoctorWho'' got there first, with the teleport-wristwatches featured in ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E5TheKeysOfMarinus The Keys of Marinus]]'' (like ''Series/BlakesSeven'', written by Creator/TerryNation).
** The Seventh Doctor had a pocketwatch scanner, which he used in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS26E4Survival Survival]]"; possibly in other stories as well.
** The Chameleon Arch pocketwatch in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E8HumanNature Human Nature]]"/"[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E9TheFamilyOfBlood The Family of Blood]]" and "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia Utopia]]" definitely counts as a gadget-watch. It [[spoiler: holds the memories and Time Lord nature of a Time Lord who's going ''so'' deep cover he gives himself FalseMemories and even reads genetically as a human or member of any other target species.]]
** Vortex manipulators (wriststrap teleport/time machines used by Time Agents and River) might also fall under this; one would assume a time machine can tell the time.
* One of ''Series/KamenRiderDouble'''s Memory Gadgets is the Spider Shock, a wristwatch that can turn into a spider robot; it typically functions as a "smart" grappling hook, but can also be used in conjunction with Double's weapons to make "nets".



* One of ''Series/KamenRiderDouble'''s Memory Gadgets is the Spider Shock, a wristwatch that can turn into a spider robot; it typically functions as a "smart" grappling hook, but can also be used in conjunction with Double's weapons to make "nets".

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* One A one-shot gadget used on an episode of ''Series/KamenRiderDouble'''s Memory Gadgets is the Spider Shock, ''Series/MacGyver'' was a wristwatch with a concealed tracer carried by Pete during a hostage exchange (for Mac to follow at a safe distance). When the hostage takers end up being clever enough to force Pete to get rid of all of his clothes (and later to change cars), Mac is forced to keep giving chase through other methods.
* ''Series/OpenHeart'' features a fairly low-tech one, as it only has a secret compartment hidden under the watch face. It's still important, though, and Dylan and her father are the only ones who know about it, and Dylan realizes
that can turn into a spider robot; it typically functions as a "smart" grappling hook, but can also be used in conjunction with Double's weapons was given to make "nets".another doctor after viewing security footage from the day her dad vanished.



* ''Series/OpenHeart'' features a fairly low-tech one, as it only has a secret compartment hidden under the watch face. It's still important, though, and Dylan and her father are the only ones who know about it, and Dylan realizes that it was given to another doctor after viewing security footage from the day her dad vanished.
* A one-shot gadget used on an episode of ''Series/MacGyver'' was a wristwatch with a concealed tracer carried by Pete during a hostage exchange (for Mac to follow at a safe distance). When the hostage takers end up being clever enough to force Pete to get rid of all of his clothes (and later to change cars), Mac is forced to keep giving chase through other methods.



* ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod'': The pockets, which are universal translators, watches, timers, contract makers and telephones. Plus they float around and can turn invisible.



* ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod'': The pockets, which are universal translators, watches, timers, contract makers and telephones. Plus they float around and can turn invisible.



* For one of their friendship anniversaries, WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}} gives Lydia a wristwatch - specifically, a "Droolex". It has a calendar function and performs a few other mundane tasks; however, rather unintentionally, it also sprouts bat wings and flies away.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'''s, which actually {{Lampshaded}} the fact the Omnitrix doesn't tell time. Until ''WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse'', anyway, where WordOfGod confirms that it actually does tell time now.
* ''WesternAnimation/ClueClub'''s wristwatches have a pager function.
* Scrooge's nephews had one (and caused predictable chaos with it, and allowed villains to steal it, etc.) in the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' episode "Time Teasers".
* ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'''s entire hand functions as a gadget watch (among other things). His niece Penny has a more standard Videophone/ Remote watch, however.



* WesternAnimation/SecretSquirrel has a watch that when opens up has a squirt gun that douses the fuse of the missile to which he's tied in his show's TitleSequence. Not to mention it held a television that linked him to Double Q in two other episodes.
* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/SheepInTheBigCity'' when Sheep is recruited by a spy organization and receives a watch...that can tell the date. When the enemy Mooks look at it, they scream "He has a watch that tells the date! ABORT MISSION!" and start evacuating en masse before the Angry Scientist shows up and says it isn't dangerous.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'''s, which actually {{Lampshaded}} the fact the Omnitrix doesn't tell time. Until ''WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse'', anyway, where WordOfGod confirms that it actually does tell time now.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'''s, which actually {{Lampshaded}} The Amulet of Merlin used by the fact Trollhunters in''WesternAnimation/{{Trollhunters}}'' bares many resemblances to a pocket watch, including the Omnitrix doesn't tell time. Until ''WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse'', anyway, where WordOfGod confirms that various clockwork dials in it actually does tell time now.turning when the Amulet is activated.



* ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'''s entire hand functions as a gadget watch (among other things). His niece Penny has a more standard Videophone/ Remote watch, however.
* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/SheepInTheBigCity'' when Sheep is recruited by a spy organization and receives a watch...that can tell the date. When the enemy Mooks look at it, they scream "He has a watch that tells the date! ABORT MISSION!" and start evacuating en masse before the Angry Scientist shows up and says it isn't dangerous.
* Scrooge's nephews had one (and caused predictable chaos with it, and allowed villains to steal it, etc.) in the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' episode "Time Teasers".
* ''WesternAnimation/ClueClub'''s wristwatches have a pager function.
* WesternAnimation/SecretSquirrel has a watch that when opens up has a squirt gun that douses the fuse of the missile to which he's tied in his show's TitleSequence. Not to mention it held a television that linked him to Double Q in two other episodes.
* For one of their friendship anniversaries, WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}} gives Lydia a wristwatch - specifically, a "Droolex." It has a calendar function and performs a few other mundane tasks; however, rather unintentionally, it also sprouts bat wings and flies away.
* The Amulet of Merlin used by the Trollhunters in''WesternAnimation/{{Trollhunters}}'' bare many resemblances to a pocket watch, including the various clockwork dials in it turning when the Amulet is activated.


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16th Jan '17 1:09:03 PM ErebusElysium
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* The Amulet of Merlin used by the Trollhunters in''WesternAnimation/{{Trollhunters}}'' bare many resemblances to a pocket watch, including the various clockwork dials in it turning when the Amulet is activated.
12th Jan '17 10:35:40 AM Malady
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* In ''The Girl, the Gold Watch and Everything'' by John D. [=MacDonald=], the hero inherits a gold pocket watch that stops time for everyone but the person holding it.

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* In ''The Girl, the Gold Watch and Everything'' ''Literature/TheGirlTheGoldWatchAndEverything'' by John D. [=MacDonald=], the hero inherits a gold pocket watch that stops time for everyone but the person holding it.
12th Dec '16 1:08:12 PM DragonRanger
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* The titular VideoGame/YokaiWatch can detect nearby Yo-kai and summon ones that have been befriended.
12th Nov '16 2:42:50 PM hello86
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** The [[Series/KagakuSentaiDynaman Dynaman]] GagDub actually calls its TransformationTrinkets Gadget Watches.
19th Jul '16 1:50:19 AM Morgenthaler
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** To the point that in ''Film/GoldenEye'', when Bond uses his laser watch to cut his way out of a railway car, there was no previous scene of him getting from Q Branch; to the average audience, ''of course'' he would have such a gadget on him. Furthermore, the villain (an ex-MI6 agent himself) took away his watch because [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy he knew it was a gadget of some kind]].

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** To the point that in ''Film/GoldenEye'', when Bond uses his laser watch to cut his way out of a railway car, there was no previous scene of him getting from Q Branch; to the average audience, ''of course'' he would have such a gadget on him. Furthermore, the villain (an ex-MI6 agent himself) took away his watch because [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy he knew it was a gadget of some kind]].kind.



* A one-shot gadget used on an episode of ''Series/MacGyver'' was a wristwatch with a concealed tracer carried by Pete during a hostage exchange (for Mac to follow at a safe distance). When the hostage takers end up being DangerouslyGenreSavvy enough to force Pete to get rid of all of his clothes (and later to change cars), Mac is forced to keep giving chase through other methods.

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* A one-shot gadget used on an episode of ''Series/MacGyver'' was a wristwatch with a concealed tracer carried by Pete during a hostage exchange (for Mac to follow at a safe distance). When the hostage takers end up being DangerouslyGenreSavvy clever enough to force Pete to get rid of all of his clothes (and later to change cars), Mac is forced to keep giving chase through other methods.
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