Anthropomorphised Organ
A body part that is given a mind of its own separate from its owner


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SpongeBob's Brain Worker: "You don't pay me. You don't even exist. We're just a clever visual metaphor used to personify the abstract concept of thought."
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Sometimes, a person's body parts just have a life of their own. Literally. Variations include brain and blood cells, limbs, and the stomach.

Usually a comedy trope.


Examples:

Anime & Manga
  • In Parasyte, Shinichi's hand takes off a life of its own when it's infected by an alien parasite.

Film

  • In Osmosis Jones, all of the cells inside Frank's body are given a life of their own.

Western Animation
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