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7th Feb '16 9:40:56 AM TedlyAnderson
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* Two of the bosses from ''VideoGame/DeusEx'' can be defeated simply by uttering the words Flatlander Woman and Laputan Machine, respectively.
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* Two A variant: two of the bosses from ''VideoGame/DeusEx'' can be defeated simply by uttering the words Flatlander Woman and Laputan Machine, respectively.specific two-word phrases at them. They're ''kill'' phrases, not ''trigger'' phrases.

* A variant appears in ''VideoGame/DeusEx'' in the form of '''kill''' phrases for mechanically augmented agents, a nonsensical phrase unique to each agent which will cause them to explode immediately upon hearing it.
6th Feb '16 9:04:22 PM nombretomado
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* PlayedForLaughs in ''{{Night Court}}''. Bull Shannon is due to appear on a game show but is nervous, so his friends hypnotise him so he will remain calm when he hears a Trigger Phrase which is...unfortunately the lecherous DA Dan Fielding choses that moment to say "I want to be your love slave!" to an attractive prison officer. Ironically Bull handles the game show quite well but Dan, not realising this, rushes onto the stage and shouts "Bull, I want to be your love slave!" on live television. At a press conference Dan excuses his actions by saying he was kidnapped and brainwashed by Soviet agents. * Used in an episode of ''{{Cheers}},'' where it turns out that Frasier has implanted some in Lilith. "Tambourine" causes her to strip, and "tractor" makes her sing.
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* PlayedForLaughs in ''{{Night ''Series/{{Night Court}}''. Bull Shannon is due to appear on a game show but is nervous, so his friends hypnotise him so he will remain calm when he hears a Trigger Phrase which is...unfortunately the lecherous DA Dan Fielding choses that moment to say "I want to be your love slave!" to an attractive prison officer. Ironically Bull handles the game show quite well but Dan, not realising this, rushes onto the stage and shouts "Bull, I want to be your love slave!" on live television. At a press conference Dan excuses his actions by saying he was kidnapped and brainwashed by Soviet agents. * Used in an episode of ''{{Cheers}},'' ''Series/{{Cheers}},'' where it turns out that Frasier has implanted some in Lilith. "Tambourine" causes her to strip, and "tractor" makes her sing.
26th Jan '16 1:56:46 PM GuyIncog
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* A variant appears in ''VideoGame/DeusEx'' in the form of '''kill''' phrases for mechanically augmented agents, a nonsensical phrase unique to each agent which will cause them to explode immediately upon hearing it.
22nd Jan '16 3:37:28 PM Andyroid
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* ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'' has an episode featuring a MAD plot that uses a Trigger Phrase to hypnotize contestants on a game show (including Gadget himself at one point) to do Dr. Claw's bidding with the phrase "Going my way?"
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* ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'' has an episode featuring ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'': "Quiz Master" featured a MAD plot that uses a Trigger Phrase to hypnotize contestants on a game show (including Gadget himself at one point) to do Dr. Claw's bidding with the phrase "Going my way?"
5th Jan '16 10:05:44 PM chicagomel
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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' revealed that Palpatine's command in ''film/RevengeOfTheSith'' "Execute order 66" was in fact a trigger phrase that activated the clone troopers' biological chips and forced them to kill the Jedi.
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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' revealed that Palpatine's command in ''film/RevengeOfTheSith'' ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' "Execute order 66" was in fact a trigger phrase that activated the clone troopers' biological chips and forced them to kill the Jedi.
5th Jan '16 10:05:27 PM chicagomel
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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' revealed that Palpatine's command in the [[film/RevengeOfTheSith film]] "Execute order 66" was in fact a trigger phrase that activated the clone troopers' biological chips and forced them to kill the Jedi.
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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' revealed that Palpatine's command in the [[film/RevengeOfTheSith film]] ''film/RevengeOfTheSith'' "Execute order 66" was in fact a trigger phrase that activated the clone troopers' biological chips and forced them to kill the Jedi.
5th Jan '16 10:04:39 PM chicagomel
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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' revealed that Palpatine's command in the [[film/RevengeOfTheSith film]] "Execute order 66" was in fact a trigger phrase that activated the clone troopers' biological chips and forced them to kill the Jedi.
4th Jan '16 2:20:17 PM nombretomado
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* "He loves you" in both ''ComicBook/SecretInvasion'' and the ''TwistedToyfareTheatre'' parody of same. "He loves you." "Who, Northstar? I know, it's just--HEY!"
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* "He loves you" in both ''ComicBook/SecretInvasion'' and the ''TwistedToyfareTheatre'' ''ComicStrip/TwistedToyfareTheatre'' parody of same. "He loves you." "Who, Northstar? I know, it's just--HEY!"
11th Dec '15 4:56:09 PM nombretomado
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* Sayer of [[YuGiOh5Ds Yu-Gi-Oh 5Ds]] says "The entrance to the Underworld is on the witch's island" to Akiza, which unleashes the [[SuperpoweredEvilSide Black Rose Witch]].
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* Sayer of [[YuGiOh5Ds Yu-Gi-Oh 5Ds]] ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds'' says "The entrance to the Underworld is on the witch's island" to Akiza, which unleashes the [[SuperpoweredEvilSide Black Rose Witch]].
9th Dec '15 12:15:57 PM StFan
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* In ''{{ComicBook/Violine}}'', the word "fatalitas" is used as a trigger to snap someone out of hypnosis.
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* In ''{{ComicBook/Violine}}'', ''ComicBook/{{Violine}}'', the word "fatalitas" is used as a trigger to snap someone out of hypnosis. hypnosis.

[[folder:Fanfiction]] * In ''Fanfic/KyonBigDamnHero'', Haruhi gives Kyon one of these [[spoiler:in case he ever needs to undo her MemoryGambit]]. * When Darrel is drugged in ''FanFic/RWBYReckoning'', the phrase "[[ChessMotif Queen calls the knight]]" puts him under the control of [[spoiler:Cinder Fall]], while the counter phrase is "Time to wake up".
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[[folder:Fanfiction]] [[folder:Comic Strips]] * In ''Fanfic/KyonBigDamnHero'', Haruhi gives Kyon one ''ComicStrip/LibertyMeadows'', Brandy demonstrates a trigger on Leslie. With a snap of these [[spoiler:in case he ever needs to undo her MemoryGambit]]. * When Darrel is drugged in ''FanFic/RWBYReckoning'', fingers, he puts the rehab-breaking Dean in a headlock. "SLEEPER HOLD! DAAAAAH!" * ''ComicStrip/ModestyBlaise'': The phrase "[[ChessMotif Queen calls 'Rip Van Winkle' is used to put a millionaire into a trance as part of TheCon in "The Girl from the knight]]" puts him under the control of [[spoiler:Cinder Fall]], while the counter phrase is "Time to wake up".Future".

[[folder:Fanfiction]] [[folder:Fan Works]] * In ''Fanfic/KyonBigDamnHero'', Haruhi gives Kyon one of these [[spoiler:in case he ever needs to undo her MemoryGambit]]. * When Darrel is drugged in ''FanFic/RWBYReckoning'', the phrase "[[ChessMotif Queen calls the knight]]" puts him under the control of [[spoiler:Cinder Fall]], while the counter phrase is "Time to wake up".up". [[/folder]]

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[[folder:Newspaper Comics]] * In ''LibertyMeadows'', Brandy demonstrates a trigger on Leslie. With a snap of her fingers, he puts the rehab-breaking Dean in a headlock. "SLEEPER HOLD! DAAAAAH!" * ''ComicStrip/ModestyBlaise'': The phrase 'Rip Van Winkle' is used to put a millionaire into a trance as part of TheCon in "The Girl from the Future". [[/folder]]

* A Mind Cleansed character in ''DarkHeresy'' has the innate weakness of a trigger phrase. Notably, this isn't ''just'' a phrase - there's too much risk of outside forces learning it and using it against the Inquisition. The phrase must be delivered either telepathically or at a specific frequency to activate the latent programming.
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* A Mind Cleansed character in ''DarkHeresy'' has the innate weakness of a trigger phrase. Notably, this isn't ''just'' a phrase - -- there's too much risk of outside forces learning it and using it against the Inquisition. The phrase must be delivered either telepathically or at a specific frequency to activate the latent programming.


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