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15th Nov '15 10:33:33 AM nombretomado
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* In ''RomancingSaGa3'' when the spell Quick Time is cast, a clock face appears and clock hands spin rapidly until the hands reach 12 and the clock face disappears along with the hands. Quick Time allows the character to always get the first hit in regardless of the enemies speed.
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* In ''RomancingSaGa3'' ''VideoGame/RomancingSaGa3'' when the spell Quick Time is cast, a clock face appears and clock hands spin rapidly until the hands reach 12 and the clock face disappears along with the hands. Quick Time allows the character to always get the first hit in regardless of the enemies speed.
11th Jun '15 10:12:20 AM mr3urious
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* Not used to show passage of time, but the intro to the Muppet Labs segments on ''Series/TheMuppetShow'' from season 3 onward has a clock above the set's window whose hands spin around.
11th May '15 12:27:36 PM nombretomado
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* This was used to let the [[GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse Global Guardians]] that the villainous Chronos had sent them on a (supposedly) one-way trip into the future against their wills.
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* This was used to let the [[GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse [[Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse Global Guardians]] that the villainous Chronos had sent them on a (supposedly) one-way trip into the future against their wills.
2nd Apr '15 2:57:49 PM Morgenthaler
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* In the 2002 adaptation of ''Film/TheTimeMachine,'' the first sign Professor Hartdegen is travelling into the past is when the hands on his collection of pocket watches slow down, then reverse, speeding up as he travels further back.
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* In the 2002 adaptation of ''Film/TheTimeMachine,'' ''Film/TheTimeMachine2002'', the first sign Professor Hartdegen is travelling into the past is when the hands on his collection of pocket watches slow down, then reverse, speeding up as he travels further back.
19th Mar '15 5:33:29 PM eroock
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* In ''Film/{{Fury 1936}}'', during the court room scenes, we see a shot of a clock with the clock hands spinning, indicating hours of hearing taking place.
18th Mar '15 8:32:44 PM nombretomado
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* In the last episode of ''FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'', Bloo is waiting for a friend to finish painting Mac and Coco. After a clock face spins by quickly, the friend mentions that just spinning the clock hands won't make him paint any faster.
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* In the last episode of ''FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'', ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'', Bloo is waiting for a friend to finish painting Mac and Coco. After a clock face spins by quickly, the friend mentions that just spinning the clock hands won't make him paint any faster.
12th Feb '15 2:05:12 AM NTC3
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* In ''VideoGame/SilenceOfTheSleep'', these appear on the walls in certain areas. It's there to show that the world you are in isn't real.
23rd Jan '15 11:57:59 AM Mullon
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* ''VideoGame/{{Myst}}5'' has a strange D'ni clock that normally goes so slow you hardly see its single hand move, but when you [[spoiler: command the Bahro]] to speed up time, it starts rapidly moving along until the effect wears off.
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* ''VideoGame/{{Myst}}5'' ''VideoGame/MystV'' has a strange D'ni clock that normally goes so slow you hardly see its single hand move, but when you [[spoiler: command the Bahro]] to speed up time, it starts rapidly moving along until the effect wears off.
4th Jan '15 8:18:58 AM ZanyDragon
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* In the last episode of ''FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'' , Bloo is waiting for a friend to finish painting Mac and Coco. After a clock face spins by quickly, the friend mentions that just spinning the clock hands won't make him paint any faster.
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* In the last episode of ''FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'' , ''FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'', Bloo is waiting for a friend to finish painting Mac and Coco. After a clock face spins by quickly, the friend mentions that just spinning the clock hands won't make him paint any faster.
7th Aug '14 4:27:02 PM Morgenthaler
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* In the 2002 adaptation of ''TheTimeMachine,'' the first sign Professor Hartdegen is travelling into the past is when the hands on his collection of pocket watches slow down, then reverse, speeding up as he travels further back. * Used briefly in ''{{Mindhunters}}'', to show time's passage when everyone [[spoiler: is knocked out by the drugged coffee]]. As the camera is watching the clock, we don't get to see the killer's activities during this interlude.
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* In the 2002 adaptation of ''TheTimeMachine,'' ''Film/TheTimeMachine,'' the first sign Professor Hartdegen is travelling into the past is when the hands on his collection of pocket watches slow down, then reverse, speeding up as he travels further back. * Used briefly in ''{{Mindhunters}}'', ''Film/{{Mindhunters}}'', to show time's passage when everyone [[spoiler: is knocked out by the drugged coffee]]. As the camera is watching the clock, we don't get to see the killer's activities during this interlude.

* Occurs in ''TheBasilBrushShow'' while Basil, Dave and Stephen are spending time worrying about the safety of a millionaire whom they hope to get some cash off. Near the end of the montage, Basil looks at the SpinningClockHands and comments "We really should fix that clock". ** Done similarly in an episode of ''HomeImprovement''.
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* Occurs in ''TheBasilBrushShow'' ''Series/TheBasilBrushShow'' while Basil, Dave and Stephen are spending time worrying about the safety of a millionaire whom they hope to get some cash off. Near the end of the montage, Basil looks at the SpinningClockHands and comments "We really should fix that clock". ** Done similarly in an episode of ''HomeImprovement''.''Series/HomeImprovement''.

* Subverted in ''TheYoungOnes'' episode 'Interesting'. Vyvyan comments that the clock is broken and no time has passed.
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* Subverted in ''TheYoungOnes'' ''Series/TheYoungOnes'' episode 'Interesting'. Vyvyan comments that the clock is broken and no time has passed.

* Parodied in a ''KimPossible'' episode, where Kim is in detention. The clock hands start to indicate passing time and begin accelerating rapidly, whereupon Barkin hits the clock face, muttering, "Stupid clock's busted again..." and resets it, indicating a grand total of... five minutes have passed. * ''TheSimpsons'' episode "Two Dozen And One Greyhounds" has a spinning clock hand when the last puppies are born. * ''CodenameKidsNextDoor'' episode "Op. A.W.A.R.D.S.". It turns out to be just Numbuh Four playing with his watch.
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* Parodied in a ''KimPossible'' ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' episode, where Kim is in detention. The clock hands start to indicate passing time and begin accelerating rapidly, whereupon Barkin hits the clock face, muttering, "Stupid clock's busted again..." and resets it, indicating a grand total of... five minutes have passed. * ''TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Two Dozen And One Greyhounds" has a spinning clock hand when the last puppies are born. * ''CodenameKidsNextDoor'' ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' episode "Op. A.W.A.R.D.S.". It turns out to be just Numbuh Four playing with his watch.

* Used in WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters, particularly ''Play Them Ragtime Boos'', where the ghost of a Jazz musician named Malachi actually got the clock hands to spin ''backwards'' using his music. The Ghostbusters play RockAndRoll to make them spin forward again.
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* Used in WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters, ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'', particularly ''Play "Play Them Ragtime Boos'', Boos", where the ghost of a Jazz musician named Malachi actually got the clock hands to spin ''backwards'' using his music. The Ghostbusters play RockAndRoll to make them spin forward again.
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