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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.
12th Dec '15 5:47:42 PM Momochi
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* In ''Anime/SailorMoon Super S'', a [[MonsterOfTheWeek mow]] puts a tutu on Sailor Moon and makes her spin uncontrollably.

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* In ''Anime/SailorMoon ''Manga/SailorMoon Super S'', a [[MonsterOfTheWeek mow]] puts a tutu on Sailor Moon and makes her spin uncontrollably.



* ''VideoGame/DragonQuest'' series has an ability called [[InconsistentDub Entice Dance/Lure Dance/Sultry Dance]] that causes the target to uncontrollably break out into a jig. Play ''[[VideoGame/DragonQuestVIII VIII]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/DragonQuestMonsters Monsters]]: Joker'' (or newer) to see how it works.

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* ''VideoGame/DragonQuest'' ''Franchise/DragonQuest'' series has an ability called [[InconsistentDub Entice Dance/Lure Dance/Sultry Dance]] that causes the target to uncontrollably break out into a jig. Play ''[[VideoGame/DragonQuestVIII VIII]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/DragonQuestMonsters Monsters]]: Joker'' (or newer) to see how it works.



* In the ''WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries'' episode "Never Say Nefir", a dancing rhinoceros was destroying the city of Getzistan every night because of the magic shoes that forced him to dance uncontrollably whenever he heard music. Sultan's contractor Nefir was the culprit, and he later put magic shoes on Genie in an attempt to destroy the city twice as fast. Aladdin and his friends played soft music (making them dance away softly) and Samir had his imps play louder and faster (making them dance too fast), which caused their shoes to explode. The next day, Nefir and his imps were forced to dance with the shoes in the floor show.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries'' episode "Never Say Nefir", a dancing rhinoceros was destroying the city of Getzistan every night because of the magic shoes that forced him to dance uncontrollably whenever he heard music. Sultan's contractor Nefir was the culprit, and he later put magic shoes on Genie in an attempt to destroy the city twice as fast. Aladdin and his friends played soft music (making them dance away softly) and Samir Nefir had his imps play louder and faster (making them dance too fast), which caused their shoes to explode. The next day, Nefir and his imps were forced to dance with the shoes in the floor show.
12th Dec '15 5:12:58 AM Momochi
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* In the end of ''WesternAnimation/BarbieInTheTwelveDancingPrincesses'', Duchess Rowena uses the magical flower to wish that Genevieve dance forever. But the wish backfires after Genevieve fans the flower dust back at her. When her servant tries to help her, he is pulled into the dance, too, and the two villains dance out of the castle.


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* In the ''WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries'' episode "Never Say Nefir", a dancing rhinoceros was destroying the city of Getzistan every night because of the magic shoes that forced him to dance uncontrollably whenever he heard music. Sultan's contractor Nefir was the culprit, and he later put magic shoes on Genie in an attempt to destroy the city twice as fast. Aladdin and his friends played soft music (making them dance away softly) and Samir had his imps play louder and faster (making them dance too fast), which caused their shoes to explode. The next day, Nefir and his imps were forced to dance with the shoes in the floor show.
24th Nov '15 10:01:04 AM TheCuza
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* In the ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands}}'' DLC "Claptrap's New Robot Revolution", when Commandant Steele is brought back to life as a half-Claptrap cyborg, she finds out, much to her frustration, that TheMindIsAPlaythingOfTheBody and she can't stop herself from dancing near-constantly as Claptraps tend to do. The other dead bosses that were similarly brought back to life don't have this problem for some reason.
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