Helicopter Hair YKTTW Discussion

Helicopter Hair
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[Image Caption] Taking this trope to its literal extreme.

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Gain the power of Flight ... through your hair! No doubt Everything's Better with Spinning.

See Heli Critter for animal examples.


Anime and Manga

Film - Live Action
  • Gertie Giggles' pigtails can spin in circles, giving her this ability. Justified because she's a pre-teen superspy and probably has some high-tech machinery embedded in her pigtails that makes them spin.

  • Shel Silverstein wrote a poem about a boy with ridiculously long hair who was mercilessly teased about it until his weeping caused it to flap like wings, carrying him into the air.

Video Games
  • Rayman: One of the titular hero's trademark abilities is to spin his hair like helicopter blades, giving him limited gliding ability (and in some games, genuine flight).

Western Animation
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy: Ed manages to make Eddy's hair spin fast enough for him to fly when they try to catch a balloon.
  • The Fairly OddParents: as the result of a wish gone wrong, Timmy ended up with a hair tornado.

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