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8th Jul '16 3:06:38 PM StFan
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** Basic ''D&D'' monsters includes the Tarantula, a GiantSpider whose venomous bite would cause the victim to dance uncontrollably.
* The Masque of Slaanesh in ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}''/''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' is a daemonette of Slaanesh who angered her master and was cursed to dance for all eternity. Anybody who sees her dancing is forced to dance along, even to the point of dying from exhaustion.

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** Basic ''D&D'' monsters includes the Tarantula, tarantella, a GiantSpider whose venomous bite would cause the victim to dance uncontrollably.
* The Masque of Slaanesh in ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}''/''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}''/''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'' is a daemonette of Slaanesh who angered her master and was cursed to dance for all eternity. Anybody who sees her dancing is forced to dance along, even to the point of dying from exhaustion.
18th Jun '16 1:32:22 PM Theriocephalus
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* ''Fanfic/TheLifeAndTimesOfAWinningPony'': Ponies who hear a [[Myth/SlavicMythology rusalka’s]] song are forced to dance with it until they miss a step and the rusalka kills them, or until it gets bored and kills them anyway.
13th Jun '16 9:03:51 AM StFan
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** The Boots of Dancing are a cursed item that act like another kind of useful magic boots until the wearer is in combat. Then he starts dancing against his will, and the boots can't be removed without magic.
14th May '16 6:39:35 AM Momochi
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* ''{{Manga/Papuwa}}'': Nikko Monkey King's drum is compelling and it is NotHyperbole for [[OnlySaneMan Shintaro]]. Played with when it turns out to be hyperbole for everyone else.



* Merasmus the Magician from ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' randomly casts curses on players, one of which is "DANCE OFF".
* Saturn Dyer in ''VideoGame/StarGladiator'' has a super move that forces his opponent to dance along with him... only to receive a whack on the head once they are done!



* ''Franchise/TheSmurfs'' has [[WesternAnimation/TheSmurfsAndTheMagicFlute a magic flute]] and [[WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs Smurfette's dancing shoes]].

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* ''Franchise/TheSmurfs'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' has [[WesternAnimation/TheSmurfsAndTheMagicFlute a magic flute]] and [[WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs [[Recap/TheSmurfsS1E38SmurfettesDancingShoes Smurfette's dancing shoes]].


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* ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'': Guitar Villain's primary attack on civilian victims is to make them dance against their will to his rock tunes.
* ''WesternAnimation/MikeLuAndOg'': In "[[Recap/MikeLuAndOgS2E15FlusteringFootwearFlotsam Flustering Footwear Flotsam]]", Og wears red tap shoes that for some reason, cause him to dance non-stop.
* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'': Cyborg is subjected to one [[BalefulPolymorph as a bear]] in "[[Recap/TeenTitansS3E11BunnyRaven Bunny Raven]]".
18th Mar '16 11:04:06 PM dalek955
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*In ''Literature/IncarnationsOfImmortality'', [[GrimReaper Death]] once collected a soul at a party where someone had broken out a badly-enchanted guitar and pair of dancing shoes. They conferred superhuman playing and dancing skill respectively, but made no allowance for the performer having had enough, and the out-of-shape woman who tried the shoes suffered a fatal heart attack.
18th Mar '16 5:49:50 PM StFan
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* ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'': The anime-only twins Linlin & Ranran's most powerful move. The twins [[ThemeTuneCameo play the theme tune]] which causes the opponent to dance uncontrollably, and while they dance Linlin and Ranran use the flamethrower to burn the opponent.

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* ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'': The anime-only twins Linlin & and Ranran's most powerful move. The twins [[ThemeTuneCameo play the theme tune]] which causes the opponent to dance uncontrollably, and while they dance Linlin and Ranran use the a flamethrower to burn the opponent.



* ''Anime/{{Stitch}}''

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* ''Anime/{{Stitch}}''''Anime/{{Stitch}}'':



* The climax of ''Film/RubySparks'' has [[spoiler: Ruby forced to ...do several stuff, including [[FanDisservice a striptease]].]]

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* The climax of ''Film/RubySparks'' has [[spoiler: Ruby [[spoiler:Ruby forced to ...to... do several stuff, including [[FanDisservice a striptease]].]]



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* ''Literature/{{Sorcery}}'': The JIG spell, by playing a bamboo flute, allows you to give enemies the uncontrollable urge to dance a merry jig. It is easy to exhaust a creature or provide time to escape this way.
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* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''
** [[http://www.d20srd.org/srd/spells/irresistibleDance.htm "Otto's Irresistible Dance"]] spell.

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* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''
''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'':
** The spell [[http://www.d20srd.org/srd/spells/irresistibleDance.htm "Otto's Irresistible Dance"]] spell.force the victim to dance for a short time. It's quite high-level because it allows NoSavingThrow.



** Basic ''D&D'' monsters included the Tarantula, a GiantSpider whose venomous bite would cause the victim to dance incontrollably.

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** Basic ''D&D'' monsters included includes the Tarantula, a GiantSpider whose venomous bite would cause the victim to dance incontrollably.uncontrollably.



* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''
** [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E6TheCutiePox The Cutie Pox]] is an illness which causes random cutie marks to appear all over the ponies' bodies, forcing them to continually perform the talents that came with them. One of the marks which afflicted Apple Bloom is a red shoe (representing tap dancing), a ShoutOut to ''[[Creator/HansChristianAndersen The Red Shoes]]''.
** In [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS3E5MagicDuel "The Magic Duel"]], Trixie makes Pinkie Pie dance with a spell.
** An interesting variation occurs briefly occurs in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E11ThreesACrowd "Three's A Crowd"]]. Near the end of Discord's song "Glass of Water", he makes Twilight Sparkle dance ''with him''. It's a little [[FoeYay unsettling]].
* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain'', both mice are subjected to Pavlovian conditioning, and every time a bell rings, Pinky does ThatRussianSquatDance while Brain sings "I'm A Little Teapot" complete with actions.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''
''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E6TheCutiePox "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E6TheCutiePox The Cutie Pox]] Pox]]" is an illness which causes random cutie marks to appear all over the ponies' bodies, forcing them to continually perform the talents that came with them. One of the marks which afflicted Apple Bloom is a red shoe (representing tap dancing), a ShoutOut to ''[[Creator/HansChristianAndersen The Red Shoes]]''.
** In [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS3E5MagicDuel "The "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS3E5MagicDuel The Magic Duel"]], Duel]]", Trixie makes Pinkie Pie dance with a spell.
** An interesting variation occurs briefly occurs in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E11ThreesACrowd "Three's A Crowd"]]."[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E11ThreesACrowd Three's a Crowd]]". Near the end of Discord's song "Glass of Water", he makes Twilight Sparkle dance ''with him''. It's a little [[FoeYay unsettling]].
* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain'', both mice are subjected to Pavlovian conditioning, and every time a bell rings, Pinky does ThatRussianSquatDance while Brain sings "I'm A a Little Teapot" complete with actions.



* ''WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle'' (the 2008 series): Every time Ape hears the sound of Mitch's bongos, he dances uncontrollably which results in mass insanity and the destruction of their Tree House.

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* ''WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle'' (the 2008 series): Every time Ape hears the sound of Mitch's bongos, bongos he dances uncontrollably uncontrollably, which results in mass insanity and the destruction of their Tree House.
4th Mar '16 2:48:24 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/{{Legend}}''. While Lily is trapped in Darkness' lair, he sends a dancing mannequin in a black dress to seduce her. The mannequin {{Mind Control}}s her into dancing with it, eventually transforming her with an {{Evil Costume Switch}}/{{Evil Makeover}}.

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* ''Film/{{Legend}}''.''Film/{{Legend 1985}}''. While Lily is trapped in Darkness' lair, he sends a dancing mannequin in a black dress to seduce her. The mannequin {{Mind Control}}s her into dancing with it, eventually transforming her with an {{Evil Costume Switch}}/{{Evil Makeover}}.
4th Feb '16 6:10:54 AM Andyroid
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* One of the enemies in the original ''VideoGame/ToejamAndEarl'' is a hula dancer that will make Toejam and Earl dance uncontrollably for a few seconds if they get too close to her. There's also the Boombox item, which will distract Earthlings by making them dance.
1st Feb '16 10:15:24 AM fgenzo159
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* The climax of ''Film/RubySparks'' has [[spoiler: Ruby forced to ...do several stuff, including [[FanDisservice a striptease]].]]
18th Dec '15 7:27:22 AM Waddle
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* Luigi's Final Smash in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Brawl'' and Ashley in the fourth game use an AreaOfEffect power inducing several side effects to players caught in it, one of them forcing the characters to perform a taunt.
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