Obey Wario! Destroy Mario!
Alternate name: Mass Hypnosis
Why use your amazing powers of hypnotism merely to Hypnotise The Princess
or make your hero's friend psychotic
? Just steal some broadcasting equipment, record your message, and hypnotize the masses to do your bidding, build your weapons, and wipe out the hero.
You could end up with a couple different possible results; the hypnotized people could become zombies, or could become stay generally the same but still be compelled to follow you.
Compare Do Not Adjust Your Set
- The image is from the commercial for Super Mario Land 2: The Golden Coins, which has Wario try to hypnotize the viewers into not beating the game.
- In Mr Meaty, the titular company makes a hypnotism device that is designed to drive customers into a meat addicted frenzy. Unfortunately, after finishing off all the meat in the restaurant, the zombie customers decide that human meat is just as good.
- The Joker does something like this in Justice League, but it's less "mass hypnosis" and more "mass insanity." Almost works, too.
- Happened to a mall in an episode of Ben10.