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24th Apr '16 10:39:51 AM TheRedRedKroovy
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* Parodied in ''Film/ForgettingSarahMarshall''. Over an awkward dinner, Peter and Aldous mock Sarah for taking a role in a movie where cellphones killed their owners.
** Which is a parody of ''Pulse'' (mentioned below), which the actress playing Sarah starred in.

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* Parodied in ''Film/ForgettingSarahMarshall''. Over an awkward dinner, Peter and Aldous mock Sarah for taking a role in a movie where cellphones killed their owners.
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owners. This is a parody of ''Pulse'' (mentioned below), which [[Creator/KristenBell the actress playing Sarah Sarah]] [[SelfDeprecation starred in.in the American remake of]].



* ''Film/EventHorizon'' has a haunted/demonically possessed spaceship.

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* ''Film/EventHorizon'' has a haunted/demonically possessed spaceship. Apparently, FasterThanLightTravel [[HyperspaceIsAScaryPlace takes you through Hell]].
* ''Film/{{Unfriended}}''. A teenage girl who was DrivenToSuicide through cyberbullying comes back a year later to get revenge against her classmates, taking control of their computers in the middle of a Skype group call in order to torment and eventually kill them. The entire film is told through the perspective of the FinalGirl's computer screen.



* In Myth/JapaneseMythology, if something reaches 100 years of age, it becomes a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsukumogami Tsukumogami]], or [[{{youkai}} artifact spirit.]] Among the items that can transform like this are sandals, [[{{Karakasa}} umbrellas]], clocks and even mosquito nets.

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* In Myth/JapaneseMythology, if something reaches 100 years of age, it becomes a [[http://en.''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsukumogami Tsukumogami]], tsukumogami]]'', or [[{{youkai}} [[{{Youkai}} artifact spirit.]] Among the items that can transform like this are sandals, [[{{Karakasa}} umbrellas]], clocks clocks, and even mosquito nets.
14th Apr '16 8:03:29 PM DecemberSeventeenth
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Not to be confused with VirtualGhost, where BrainUploading allows a ghost to inhabit a computer and control a projection of itself to interact with the world. Not related to GhostInTheMachine. Compare with DigitizedHacker, where the ghost is virtual, not supernatural. See also: AttackOfTheKillerWhatever.

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Not to be confused with VirtualGhost, where BrainUploading [[BrainUploading futuristic technology]] allows a ghost to inhabit a computer and control a projection of itself to interact with the world.computer. Not related to GhostInTheMachine. Compare with DigitizedHacker, where the ghost is virtual, not supernatural. See also: AttackOfTheKillerWhatever.
14th Apr '16 7:54:08 PM DecemberSeventeenth
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Not related to GhostInTheMachine. Compare with DigitizedHacker, where the ghost is virtual, not supernatural. See also: AttackOfTheKillerWhatever.

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Not to be confused with VirtualGhost, where BrainUploading allows a ghost to inhabit a computer and control a projection of itself to interact with the world. Not related to GhostInTheMachine. Compare with DigitizedHacker, where the ghost is virtual, not supernatural. See also: AttackOfTheKillerWhatever.
8th Apr '16 7:28:28 PM Geoduck
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* ''Series/TheTwilightZone1985'' featured a more literal and [[spoiler: benign]] version in "Her Pilgrim Soul".
1st Apr '16 5:34:12 PM AireDaleDogz
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'', [[spoiler: Mettaton is touted as being a robot entertainer with top-notch ArtificialIntelligence, but it's later revealed that he's actually a ghost who was allowed to inhabit a robot body to pursue his dreams of fame.]]

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'', [[spoiler: Mettaton is touted as being a robot entertainer with top-notch ArtificialIntelligence, artificial intelligence, but it's later revealed that he's actually a ghost who was allowed to inhabit a robot body to pursue his dreams of fame.]]
1st Apr '16 5:32:40 PM AireDaleDogz
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'', [[spoiler: Mettaton is touted as being a robot entertainer with top-notch ArtificialIntelligence, but it's later revealed that he's actually a ghost who was allowed to inhabit a robot body to pursue his dreams of fame.]]
12th Mar '16 12:19:38 PM Morgenthaler
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** ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''
*** In the episode "Wolf In the Fold", an energy being left the human body it was occupying and entered (and took control of) the Enterprise computer. Spock drove it out with a LogicBomb ("Compute to the last digit the value of pi.").

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** ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''
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''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'': In the episode "Wolf In the Fold", an energy being left the human body it was occupying and entered (and took control of) the Enterprise computer. Spock drove it out with a LogicBomb ("Compute to the last digit the value of pi.").
12th Mar '16 12:19:16 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' had several:

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* ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'' had several:
12th Mar '16 12:18:27 PM Morgenthaler
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** ''WesternAnimation/StarTrekTheAnimatedSeries''
*** In ''The Practical Joker", an playful energy cloud took over the Enterprise computer and played pranks on the crew.
*** It also happened in the episode "[[http://tinyurl.com/64tyl9 Beyond the Farthest Star]]", when an alien entity took over the Enterprise bridge's intruder control system.


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* ''WesternAnimation/StarTrekTheAnimatedSeries''
** In ''The Practical Joker", an playful energy cloud took over the Enterprise computer and played pranks on the crew.
** It also happened in the episode "[[http://tinyurl.com/64tyl9 Beyond the Farthest Star]]", when an alien entity took over the Enterprise bridge's intruder control system.
12th Mar '16 12:17:39 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''AreYouAfraidOfTheDark'' had a gremlin possessing a camera. The camera not only killed people by taking their pictures, but the pictures showed how they would die. By the end of the episode the camera is destroyed [[spoiler: but the gremlin ends up in a computer]].

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* ''AreYouAfraidOfTheDark'' ''Series/AreYouAfraidOfTheDark'' had a gremlin possessing a camera. The camera not only killed people by taking their pictures, but the pictures showed how they would die. By the end of the episode the camera is destroyed [[spoiler: but the gremlin ends up in a computer]].



** Also parodied on ''{{SCTV}}'' with a Soviet sitcom "Tibor's Tractor", where a farmer's tractor haunted by Nikita Khrushchev.

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** Also parodied on ''{{SCTV}}'' ''Series/{{SCTV}}'' with a Soviet sitcom "Tibor's Tractor", where a farmer's tractor haunted by Nikita Khrushchev.
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