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24th Jun '16 4:53:32 PM WillKeaton
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This is when a robot, ClockworkCreature, golem, [[TheUndead undead]], {{mind control}}led or other human-sized and -shaped entity moves as if it were a puppet on a string. In the process, it defies the laws of anatomy and gravity by [[AbnormalLimbRotationRange bending in unnatural ways]] and [[PowerFloats floating]]... all without strings. Alternately, it might move like a broken animatronic robot, as if its insides had less articulation than a 3-inch ''GiJoe'' figure. As the picture shows, it's usually used for {{horror}} stories because it is just [[UncannyValley (un)naturally creepy]]. To accentuate the eerie motion, camera tricks like [[JitterCam jitters]], SlowMotion and speeding up may be used. GhostlyGlide may also be used to suggest invisible strings suspending the figure in question.

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This is when a robot, ClockworkCreature, golem, [[TheUndead undead]], {{mind control}}led or other human-sized and -shaped entity moves as if it were a puppet on a string. In the process, it defies the laws of anatomy and gravity by [[AbnormalLimbRotationRange bending in unnatural ways]] and [[PowerFloats floating]]... all without strings. Alternately, it might move like a broken animatronic robot, as if its insides had less articulation than a 3-inch ''GiJoe'' ''GIJoe'' figure. As the picture shows, it's usually used for {{horror}} stories because it is just [[UncannyValley (un)naturally creepy]]. To accentuate the eerie motion, camera tricks like [[JitterCam jitters]], SlowMotion and speeding up may be used. GhostlyGlide may also be used to suggest invisible strings suspending the figure in question.
17th Jun '16 11:45:01 AM Scorpion451
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This is when a robot, ClockworkCreature, golem, [[TheUndead undead]], {{mind control}}led or other human-sized and -shaped entity moves as if it were a puppet on a string. In the process, it defies the laws of anatomy and gravity by [[RubberMan bending in unnatural ways]] and [[PowerFloats floating]]... all without strings. Alternately, it might move like a broken animatronic robot, as if its insides had less articulation than a 3-inch ''GiJoe'' figure. As the picture shows, it's usually used for {{horror}} stories because it is just [[UncannyValley (un)naturally creepy]]. To accentuate the eerie motion, camera tricks like [[JitterCam jitters]], SlowMotion and speeding up may be used. GhostlyGlide may also be used to suggest invisible strings suspending the figure in question.

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This is when a robot, ClockworkCreature, golem, [[TheUndead undead]], {{mind control}}led or other human-sized and -shaped entity moves as if it were a puppet on a string. In the process, it defies the laws of anatomy and gravity by [[RubberMan [[AbnormalLimbRotationRange bending in unnatural ways]] and [[PowerFloats floating]]... all without strings. Alternately, it might move like a broken animatronic robot, as if its insides had less articulation than a 3-inch ''GiJoe'' figure. As the picture shows, it's usually used for {{horror}} stories because it is just [[UncannyValley (un)naturally creepy]]. To accentuate the eerie motion, camera tricks like [[JitterCam jitters]], SlowMotion and speeding up may be used. GhostlyGlide may also be used to suggest invisible strings suspending the figure in question.
26th May '16 12:24:20 PM Willbyr
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* In the Hades chapter of ''SaintSeiya'', the specter Minos Gryphon can turn his enemies into PeoplePuppets. [[CombatSadomasochist The sadist enjoys]] twisting them and breaking them to "put on a show", at one point turning this power on [[spoiler:Gemini Kanon]].
** In the {{prequel}} ''SaintSeiyaTheLostCanvas'', he looks forward to fighting especially {{Bishonen}} Gold Saint Pisces Albafica because he'd make a good puppet.

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* In the Hades chapter of ''SaintSeiya'', ''Manga/SaintSeiya'', the specter Minos Gryphon can turn his enemies into PeoplePuppets. [[CombatSadomasochist The sadist enjoys]] twisting them and breaking them to "put on a show", at one point turning this power on [[spoiler:Gemini Kanon]].
** In the {{prequel}} ''SaintSeiyaTheLostCanvas'', ''Manga/SaintSeiyaTheLostCanvas'', he looks forward to fighting especially {{Bishonen}} Gold Saint Pisces Albafica because he'd make a good puppet.



* In ''{{Pandora Hearts}}'', this is how Gilbert moves under the control of [[MarionetteMaster Zwei's]] chain, Doldum. It makes its point.
* In ''Anime/PrincessTutu'', [[spoiler:the title character moves like this while in Drosselmeyer's world.]] Also, one episode features the Doll's Waltz, a [[ShownTheirWork real ballet routine]] meant to look like this.

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* In ''{{Pandora Hearts}}'', ''Manga/PandoraHearts'', this is how Gilbert moves under the control of [[MarionetteMaster Zwei's]] chain, Doldum. It makes its point.
* In ''Anime/PrincessTutu'', [[spoiler:the ''Anime/PrincessTutu'':"
** [[spoiler:The
title character moves like this while in Drosselmeyer's world.]] Also, one ]]
** One
episode features the Doll's Waltz, a [[ShownTheirWork real ballet routine]] meant to look like this.
1st Apr '16 12:07:20 AM erforce
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* In The remake of ''Film/HouseOnHauntedHill'', {{undercrank}}ing accompanied by deliberately slow movements resulted in a jerky style for the ghosts (particularly Vannacutt) that plunged them into the UncannyValley.

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* In The remake of ''Film/HouseOnHauntedHill'', ''Film/HouseOnHauntedHill1999'', {{undercrank}}ing accompanied by deliberately slow movements resulted in a jerky style for the ghosts (particularly Vannacutt) that plunged them into the UncannyValley.
9th Aug '15 11:59:59 AM cheesequake
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* The music video for Creator/NSync's "Bye Bye Bye" featured the boys being manipulated like marionettes by the young woman with whom they are presumably breaking up. The resulting marionette motion is incorporated into their dancing.

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* The music video for Creator/NSync's Music/{{NSYNC}}'s "Bye Bye Bye" featured the boys being manipulated like marionettes by the young woman with whom they are presumably breaking up. The resulting marionette motion is incorporated into their dancing.
21st Jun '15 1:03:36 PM Polkaface99
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* In The remake of ''Film/HouseOnHauntedHill'', {{undercrank}}ing accompanied by deliberately slow movements resulted in a jerky style for the ghosts (particularly Vannacutt) that plunged them into the UncannyValley.
* In ''Film/TheGamer'', the BigBad leads himself and several mind-controlled mooks in a marionette dance to mock Creator/GerardButler's character for his lack of autonomy.


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* The music video for Creator/NSync's "Bye Bye Bye" featured the boys being manipulated like marionettes by the young woman with whom they are presumably breaking up. The resulting marionette motion is incorporated into their dancing.
12th Jun '15 7:44:18 PM CorahsUncle
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* This is briefly encountered in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda:TwilightPrincess'' during the portion where you must navigate the Lost woods. The Skull Kid unleashes groups of actual man sized marionettes on you which move in this way to attack you.

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* This is briefly encountered in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda:TwilightPrincess'' ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess'' during the portion where you must navigate the Lost woods. The Skull Kid unleashes groups of actual man sized man-sized marionettes on you which move in this way to attack you.



* In the finale of ''ThereWillBeBrawl'', [[spoiler: The Butchers, [[{{VideoGame/Mother}} Lucas and Ness]], animate and voice [[PeoplePuppets the stuffed corpse]] of Peach to taunt Luigi for his failure to save her]].
* Penny from ''WebAnimation/RWBY'' is an unusual example of this. She fights with swords attached to wires [[spoiler:that come out of her back.]]

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* In the finale of ''ThereWillBeBrawl'', [[spoiler: The ''WebVideo/ThereWillBeBrawl'', [[spoiler:The Butchers, [[{{VideoGame/Mother}} [[VideoGame/{{Mother}} Lucas and Ness]], animate and voice [[PeoplePuppets the stuffed corpse]] of Peach to taunt Luigi for his failure to save her]].
* Penny from ''WebAnimation/RWBY'' ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' is an unusual example of this. She fights with swords attached to wires [[spoiler:that come out of her back.]]



* On ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' and its SequelSeries ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'', this affects anyone under the influence of [[PeoplePuppets blood bending]].

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* On ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' and its SequelSeries SequelSeries, ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'', this affects anyone under the influence of [[PeoplePuppets blood bending]].



* In ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleRascals'' episode "The Zero Hero", the Cocoa Spuds[[note]]representing the sponsor of Darla's favorite TV show[[/note]] dance as if they were marionettes (though no strings are visible).



12th Jun '15 7:22:56 PM DeisTheAlcano
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* Ultron does this in ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'' when he uses a robot of the Iron Legion that was heavily damaged earlier in the film. Also counts as RuleOfSymbolism as Ultron sees the Avengers as "puppets tangled in strings".

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* Ultron does this in ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'' when he uses the body of a robot of the Iron Legion that was heavily damaged earlier in the film. Also counts as RuleOfSymbolism as Ultron sees the Avengers as "puppets tangled in strings".
9th Jun '15 6:42:36 PM DeisTheAlcano
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* Ultron does this in ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'' when he uses a robot of the Iron Legion that was heavily damaged earlier in the film. Also counts as RuleOfSymbolism as Ultron sees the Avengers as "puppets tangled in strings".



3rd Jun '15 9:51:51 AM Teenlyokofan7777
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* ''Series/CriminalMinds'' had an unsub make marionettes [[BodyHorror with human beings]] in an episode.
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