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23rd Jun '16 8:46:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* Played with in Music/TroutFishingInAmerica's "Two Brains", in which the narrator proposes growing extra legs and arms (and a second brain) to keep up with everyday life so he can do more at once without being stressed out.

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* Played with in Music/TroutFishingInAmerica's "Two Brains", in which the narrator proposes growing extra legs and arms (and a second brain) to keep up with everyday life so he can do more at once without being stressed out.

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23rd Jun '16 5:56:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* Spydra in ''GadgetBoyAndHeather'' does this at times in a few episodes, making full use of her six arms simultaneously.

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* Spydra in ''GadgetBoyAndHeather'' ''WesternAnimation/GadgetBoyAndHeather'' does this at times in a few episodes, making full use of her six arms simultaneously.
22nd Jan '16 5:37:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* Played with in TroutFishingInAmerica's "Two Brains", in which the narrator proposes growing extra legs and arms (and a second brain) to keep up with everyday life so he can do more at once without being stressed out.

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* Played with in TroutFishingInAmerica's Music/TroutFishingInAmerica's "Two Brains", in which the narrator proposes growing extra legs and arms (and a second brain) to keep up with everyday life so he can do more at once without being stressed out.
8th Jan '16 6:47:01 PM nombretomado
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* Kamaji in ''SpiritedAway'' operates the bathhouse boiler room. He has six spidery arms, which he uses to multitask: reaching into the hundreds of herb cabinets, pouring boiling water, grinding potions with his yagen (related to a mortar a pestle, but using a wheel in a narrow trough) and responding to wooden tags on ropes signalling requests from the bathhouse above.
* ''FrankenFran'' oftentimes attaches her head to a special multi-armed body in order to perform particularly complex surgery.

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* Kamaji in ''SpiritedAway'' ''Anime/SpiritedAway'' operates the bathhouse boiler room. He has six spidery arms, which he uses to multitask: reaching into the hundreds of herb cabinets, pouring boiling water, grinding potions with his yagen (related to a mortar a pestle, but using a wheel in a narrow trough) and responding to wooden tags on ropes signalling requests from the bathhouse above.
* ''FrankenFran'' ''Manga/FrankenFran'' oftentimes attaches her head to a special multi-armed body in order to perform particularly complex surgery.
29th Dec '15 6:15:53 PM jormis29
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* {{Spinnerette}} uses her 6 arms to knit - all at once.
** While using silk she produced herself.

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* {{Spinnerette}} ''Webcomic/{{Spinnerette}}'' uses her 6 arms to knit - all at once.
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once and while using silk she produced herself.
10th Dec '15 9:35:08 AM Quanyails
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5th Nov '15 6:28:08 PM GiantSpaceChinchilla
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* Briareos Hecatonchires of ''Manga/{{Appleseed}}'' fame possesses a cyborg body that includes the ability to control more limbs then he actually has, to the point of apparently running a aircraft carrier by himself, but is mostly shown using multiple guns in his [[MiniMecha Landmate]].
19th Oct '15 7:10:15 AM Cintari
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22nd Jul '15 11:38:57 AM Twentington
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->''Been up since 6:30, two days crowded into one\\
Put away the dinner dishes and my work still isn't done\\
If I had three arms, I could do what I need to do\\
There's too much going on to just get by with two''
-->-- '''Music/TroutFishingInAmerica''', "Two Brains"
30th Apr '15 4:36:09 PM Morgenthaler
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* There's a multi-armed sushi chef in ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc''.
* And the guy in the octopus costume from ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog''.
* Long John Silver in ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'' isn't multiarmed but still manages to pull off this trope in the kitchen, thanks to his multi-purpose cybernetic arm with little armlets.

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** Similarly there's a sushi chef in ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc''.
** And the guy in the octopus costume from ''ThePrincessAndTheFrog''.



* Long John Silver in ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'' isn't multiarmed but still manages to pull off this trope in the kitchen, thanks to his multi-purpose cybernetic arm with little armlets.
* From ''[[Film/SpiderMan Spider-Man 2]]'', Dr. Octopus does this when he built the new sun-generator machine, with his long metallic tentacles. Justified by the tentacles being intelligent in their own right and each one having its own camera.

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* Long John Silver in ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'' isn't multiarmed but still manages to pull off this trope in the kitchen, thanks to his multi-purpose cybernetic arm with little armlets.
* From ''[[Film/SpiderMan Spider-Man 2]]'', ''Film/SpiderMan2'', Dr. Octopus does this when he built the new sun-generator machine, with his long metallic tentacles. Justified by the tentacles being intelligent in their own right and each one having its own camera.



* At one point in ''[[{{Terminator}} Terminator 2]]'' the [[VoluntaryShapeshifting Voluntary Shapeshifter]] T-1000 grows a third arm to pilot a helicopter and load a machine gun at the same time.

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* At one point in ''[[{{Terminator}} Terminator 2]]'' ''Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay'' the [[VoluntaryShapeshifting Voluntary Shapeshifter]] T-1000 grows a third arm to pilot a helicopter and load a machine gun at the same time.
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