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22nd Jun '18 11:48:34 AM FF32
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* Die in ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' has a voodoo doll which erases people from the timeline altogether until the pin representing them is removed from the doll. This may take effect retroactively or not, and can be used to kill people or bring them back from the dead (by placing their pin on the doll after their death, then removing the pin).

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* Die in ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' has a voodoo doll which erases people from the timeline altogether until the pin representing them is removed from the doll. This may take effect retroactively or not, and can be used to kill people or bring them back from the dead (by placing their pin on the doll after their death, then removing the pin). It's later revealed that it doesn't really kill/resurrect someone, but transports the person holding the doll to an alternate timeline where that person is already dead/alive.
2nd Jun '18 1:23:11 PM TrustBen
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** [[HistoricalDomainCharacter Marie Laveau]] uses an actual voodoo doll on [[spoiler:Hank Foxx as punishment for not killing the witches of Miss Robichaux's Academy.]

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** [[HistoricalDomainCharacter Marie Laveau]] uses an actual voodoo doll on [[spoiler:Hank Foxx as punishment for not killing the witches of Miss Robichaux's Academy.]]]
13th May '18 4:40:51 AM foxley
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* ''Film/TheHouseThatDrippedBlood'': The European 'poppet' version is used in "Sweets for the Sweet", with Jane fashioning an effigy of her father out wax and imbuing it with hairs stolen from his razor. She causes him heart pains by stabbing it with a needle [[spoiler:and later tosses it on to the fire]].
4th May '18 4:56:31 AM Andyroid
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* The ''Music/TheyMightBeGiants'' song "My Evil Twin" states that the twin having a voodoo doll that resembles a republican president from long ago and cutting one of the arms.

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* The ''Music/TheyMightBeGiants'' song ''Music/TheyMightBeGiants'': "My Evil Twin" states implies that the evil twin having "cut the arm off a voodoo doll that resembles a republican Republican president from long ago and cutting one of the arms. ago".
14th Mar '18 7:29:02 PM Eddy1215
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The ''Music/TheyMightBeGiants'' song "My Evil Twin" states that the twin having a voodoo doll that resembles a republican president from long ago and cutting one of the arms.

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* The ''Music/TheyMightBeGiants'' song "My Evil Twin" states that the twin having a voodoo doll that resembles a republican president from long ago and cutting one of the arms.
14th Mar '18 3:09:51 PM cartoonfan945
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The ''Music/TheyMightBeGiants'' song "My Evil Twin" states that the twin having a voodoo doll that resembles a republican president from long ago and cutting one of the arms.
12th Mar '18 9:08:14 AM moto12
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* In the first ''Film/ChildsPlay'' movie, Chucky uses a voodoo doll to torture his former mentor into telling him how he can become human again.
10th Mar '18 11:42:26 AM moto12
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** [[HistoricalDomainCharacter Marie Laveau]] uses an actual voodoo doll on [[spoiler:Hank Foxx as punishment for not killing the witches of Miss Robichaux's Academy.]]

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** [[HistoricalDomainCharacter Marie Laveau]] uses an actual voodoo doll on [[spoiler:Hank Foxx as punishment for not killing the witches of Miss Robichaux's Academy.]]]


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* In one episode of ''Series/BeyondBeliefFactOrFiction,'' a woman creates a voodoo doll of her JerkAss boss and jabs a needle into its arm. And it works.


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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooWhereAreYou'', the gang search a hutch owned by a witch and find a bunch of voodoo dolls that look like them, made by the witch to scare them away. Scooby decides to see if they actually work by poking a pin into the butt of the Shaggy doll. Shaggy actually yelps in pain and holds his butt, thinking that he's "been voodooed," but it turns out he just backed up into a fork.
8th Mar '18 4:26:31 PM foxley
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* In one ''The Brave & the Bold'' issue, Franchise/{{Batman}} and the ComicBook/PhantomStranger fighting a voodoo crime lord who murders people by using voodoo dolls (although [[AgentScully Batman insists it's all just power of suggestion). At the end of the story, the villain attempts to kill the stranger by plunging a needle into the heart of a doll of the Stranger, only to drop dead himself.

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* In one ''The Brave & the Bold'' issue, Franchise/{{Batman}} and the ComicBook/PhantomStranger ComicBook/ThePhantomStranger are fighting a voodoo crime lord who murders people by using voodoo dolls (although [[AgentScully Batman insists it's all just power of suggestion).suggestion]]). At the end of the story, the villain attempts to kill the stranger by plunging a needle into the heart of a doll of the Stranger, only to drop dead himself.
8th Mar '18 4:25:28 PM foxley
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* In one ''The Brave & the Bold'' issue, Franchise/{{Batman}} and the ComicBook/PhantomStranger fighting a voodoo crime lord who murders people by using voodoo dolls (although [[AgentScully Batman insists it's all just power of suggestion). At the end of the story, the villain attempts to kill the stranger by plunging a needle into the heart of a doll of the Stranger, only to drop dead himself.



* ''Series/MurderSheWrote'': In "Big Easy Murder", a voodoo doll is placed next to the VictimOfTheWeek to make his murder look like it was part of a series underworld-related voodoo murders.

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* ''Series/{{MASH}}'': The episode "Preventative Medicine" has a subplot concerning yet another of Klinger's crazy schemes to get a Section 8 -- he goes around putting [[HollywoodVoodoo Voodoo curses]] on Col. Potter, and even has a poppet made in Potter's image. The scheme backfires when the main plot intervenes: Hawkeye and BJ drugged a [[BloodKnight overzealous colonel]] to get him to fake gastritis/appendicitis in a bid to take him off the line before trying another suicidal attack on a Communist-held position so [[MilesGloriosus he can win more fame and glory]]. The effects of the drug kicked in just as Klinger stuck the first needle into the Potter poppet, leading Klinger to think he somehow accidentally cursed the wrong colonel and he ends up abandoning the "voodoo" curse game [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone out of severe remorse]].
* ''Series/MurderSheWrote'': In "Big Easy Murder", a voodoo doll is placed next to the VictimOfTheWeek to make his murder look like it was part of a series of underworld-related voodoo murders.



* ''Series/TheGrandTour'': As they are tearing Clarkson's house down after he loses a bet with them, Hammond finds a voodoo doll of May among the ruins. It is far from the most disturbing thing they find among Clarkson's possessions.
* ''Series/{{MASH}}'': The episode "Preventative Medicine" has a subplot concerning yet another of Klinger's crazy schemes to get a Section 8 -- he goes around putting [[HollywoodVoodoo Voodoo curses]] on Col. Potter, and even has a poppet made in Potter's image. The scheme backfires when the main plot intervenes: Hawkeye and BJ drugged a [[BloodKnight overzealous colonel]] to get him to fake gastritis/appendicitis in a bid to take him off the line before trying another suicidal attack on a Communist-held position so [[MilesGloriosus he can win more fame and glory]]. The effects of the drug kicked in just as Klinger stuck the first needle into the Potter poppet, leading Klinger to think he somehow accidentally cursed the wrong colonel and he ends up abandoning the "voodoo" curse game [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone out of severe remorse]].
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