At the same time, the thrones are big many-eyed orb-like things. That have flashy lights. So God rides a chariot made entirely out of multi-eyed flashing orb creatures that are actually angels. I can't help but feel that God would totally win a low-rider contest.Most people only have two eyes. This is generally considered a good thing — it's part of bilateral symmetry, those elements of nature that make sure you only have two arms and two legs. However, if somebody has three or more eyes, well... you want to avoid those people. Sometimes they're harmless but freaky, other times they're actively evil, and occasionally they represent spiritual enlightenment. Sometimes opening a "third eye" shows a level of Psychic Powers, but sometimes a creature will have many eyes so it can freak you the fuck out. Having some Extra Eyes can become Nightmare Fuel if done right or Nightmare Retardant if done with Special Effects Failure (although if done wrong, it can still be freaky). Contrast Eyeless Face, where it's the lack of eyes that's freaky, or Cyclops, for a creature with a single eye. A Sister Trope to Eyes Do Not Belong There, as the extra eyes have to go somewhere, and not always the usual places. Supertrope to Third Eye. Also compare and contrast Extra Digits, which is a subtle and not immediately noticeable physical deformity.
— The Book of Ratings, "Angelic Orders, Part I"
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Anime & Manga
- Neon Genesis Evangelion has quite a few.
- Unit-02 has four eyes, two per side. It's worth noting that the green eye-orbs on the sides of the Eva's head are artificial; the Eva's real eyes are on the front of the face, behind a shutter-like apparatus. The Eva permanently loses its upper right eye at the end of Rebuild 2.0 and has a cybernetic replacement in 3.0.
- The Rebuild series gave us a number of Evas with an unusual distribution of eyes:
- Unit-01 gains a Third Eye on the forehead when it enters its pseudo-evolved form.
- Mari's Unit-08 has eight green eyes in a vaguely five-pointed-star formation.
- The Mark.09 is initially a Cyber Cyclops of the same head design as Unit-00 but gets decapitated while breaking Shinji out of WILLE's custody. During the finale, it grows a new head that has two rows of red eyes: six in the top row and four in the bottom row for a total of ten eyes.
- Unit-13 has four eyes that change coloration depending on the pilots' status: yellow during normal operation, red when Shinji takes exclusive control and Kaworu's death causes the lower pair to fade out. Unlike Unit-01, Unit-13 does not gain an extra eye during pseudo-evolution.
- Not really an Eva but the Wunder's bridge is a hollow head of the same design as the Mark.09's new head, with nine eyes in the top row and seven in the bottom row for a total of sixteen eyes.
- Lilith's design in the original series had a purple mask with seven eyes. The Mark.06's face without its helmet has the same design but in the Eva's case, the eyes appear to be real.
- Hiei of YuYu Hakusho, especially in his demon form, which has eyes sprouting all over his body.
- Dragon Ball Z:
- Tenshinhan has three eyes.
- A more alien example would be Guldo of the Ginyu Force.
- Garyu of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, who has four eyes. Also, Sein, who has a third eye built into her right index finger, so that she can see where she is going when she passes through solid objects.
- Yu-Gi-Oh! has a monster called Thousand-Eyes Restrict. It has, well, a thousand eyes, each of which has tremendous hypnotizing potential. Yami must blind all of them simultaneously if he's to have any chance of winning. And he does, of course. By using a combination of Kuriboh and the Magic Card Multiply. Who says that little fluff ball's useless?
- Yu-Gi-Oh! GX has a good example of it with Yubel which is justified by her being a (In Japan hermaphroditic) demon at the time. In the flashback when she was human she had 2 eyes.
- Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's also has the Hundred Eye Dragon, which is easy enough to describe.
- Infernity Death Dragon also has a ludicrous number of eyes, but at least they're all on its head.
- Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V has Raid Raptors - Rise Falcon, a mechanical falcon with six red eyes that light up ominously on its head.
- In Hellsing, Alucard's hellhound familiar/transformation is basically an amorphous dog-like mass of eyes and shadows. Alucard himself also has a number of eyes that appear on his body sometimes when he is released.
- The long running manga series 3×3 Eyes revolves around this trope.
- In Fullmetal Alchemist, Envy's true form has extra everything, but the creepiest are the many, many eyes which can be found, among other places, on his tongue and gums, and in the corners of his eyes, like frogs' eggs.
- Also Pride and Father's true forms...
- Kishin Asura, the Big Bad of Soul Eater, has black hair patterned with white to look like eyes, has a third eye on his forehead, and has another pair of eyes where his pupils should be.
- He also has eye markings on the back of his hands, and on the skin scarves that cover his head sometimes.
- Wisely from D.Gray-Man has five eyes; the three on his forehead can read minds.
- Zommari Le Roux, Espada #7 of Bleach fame, has many extra eyes in his power-up form. Initially, it's stated(by his opponent) that he only has fifty, but after guarding against the attack said opponent was using on him, he reveals a couple more eyes hidden in slits in his forehead.
- MÄR's Chimera has multiple eyes hidden under her Peek-a-Bangs.
- Some aliens in Space Adventure Cobra are four-eyed humanoids. Most notably Dan Brad in the "Rug-ball" story arc, the captain of the rival team. He proves to be a Worthy Opponent in the end.
- In Haré+Guu, Guu◊ sports these once or twice.
- In Digimon Tamers, all of the Digimon Gods/Sovereigns have four eyes. Xuanwumon/Ebonwumon pulls this off by having two heads. There's also Beelzebumon from that season (and from Xros Wars), who has three eyes. Digimon Frontier introduces us to Duskmon, the corrupted Human Spirit of Darkness, who has nine eyes (only two are on his face), and Sefirotmon/Sakkakumon, who is basically made of eyes.
- The Abh from Crest of the Stars have this as one of their more overlooked differences from non-modified humans. All (genetic) Abh have a diamond shaped compound eye in the middle of their foreheads. Most of the time on screen it is covered by some sort of head gear which is used to connect to computer systems as part of their Unusual User Interface.
- In Daily Life with Monster Girl, Rachnera the arachne has three sets of eyes on her face.
- The Jorou Kumo (a shapeshifting giant spider) of Neko Musume Michikusa Nikki has six eyes in human form: two in the human-standard position, and four eyeballs forming an arc across the top of her head.
- In Getter Robo Armageddon, Invaders can have eyes anywhere. A common sign that an organism has been infected by them is the appearance of eyes and claws in strange places, like peeping out of a head wound.
- Sgt. Frog:
- Gyororo, with a total count of 7! And... they also shoot lasers... for some reason...
- Nevula (Alisa's "Daddy") can open multiple eyes at random but usually just looks at the world through one.
- Eye-ful Ethel, an Earth native rejected from the Legion of Super-Heroes.
- In Supergirl storyline Many Happy Returns, The Fatalist has a row of eyes running from his forehead to the nape of his neck.
- The demon lord Trigon of DC Comics fame and many of his servants sport an extra pair of eyes. (So does his daughter Raven from the Teen Titans, when she is really really angry, possessed or whatnot.)
- Eye-boy from Wolverine and the X-Men has a body completely covered in eyes.
- Abelard Snazz, the man with the two-storey brain, from Alan Moore's 2000 AD strip, has two sets of eyes to go with his double-decker dome.
- The alien Natives of Copperhead have five eyes set in a symmetric cluster on their foreheads.
- Although never directly stated in the script, this is the logical conclusion that can be drawn from Commander Killemall being described as having red eyes and black eyes in the same sentence in Twillight Sparkle's awesome adventure.
- The D-Nightmare from the Tamers Forever Series is absolutely covered in eyes, further enhancing its Eldritch Abomination status.
- Nightmare Mirror, minor antagonist from the Pony POV Series, has extra eyes on her wings. Lots of them.
Films — Animation
- Gallaxhar, the Big Bad in Monsters vs. Aliens has four eyes. By contrast, all of the monsters (save the one-eyed B.O.B.) have the usual two.
- Many of the monsters in Monsters, Inc.. have multiple eyes. One even has extra eyes applied before going to work.
- Squishy from the prequel has five eyes.
- Jumba from Lilo & Stitch also has four eyes.
- The Green Death from How to Train Your Dragon has six eyes, three on each side.
- Cobra Commander in G.I. Joe: The Movie, as the result of an experiment gone horribly wrong. Oddly enough, as he was turning into a snake ("I wassss oncccce a man!"), his extra eyes gradually disappeared, and when he was restored to a humanoid state in the DiC-produced "Operation: Dragonfire", he retained only his original two eyes.
- Captain Flint in the Treasure Planet prologue has six eyes.
Films — Live Action
- Sammael in the first Hellboy film has three eyes on his face, one on the left side and two on the right.
- Taking a cue from The Bible, the Angel of Death from Hellboy II: The Golden Army, had multiple eyes in her wings... and none on her face.
- One of the two aliens in the stinger of Steps Trodden Black is a crab like creature with four eyes.
- Nearly all of the native Pandoran animals in Avatar have four eyes.
- In Beetlejuice, the Maitlands try altering their features to scare the new tenants away - Adam stretches his face out by the nose, plunks two fingers into his eye sockets, and ends up with an eyeball on the tip of all five fingers.
- The Black Beast of Aaaaaaargh has a pretty large number of eyes.
- The Controllers from Moscow — Cassiopeia have eight. Apparently, the actors playing them were really uncomfortable during filming, as the glasses that quadrupled each of their eyes quadrupled all of their vision as well.
- Triclops and Trioculus (the so-called "Emperor's son") from the Star Wars: Jedi Prince series.
- Discworld: Blind Io doesn't have any eyes on his face, but rather they float around him and he can send them out to spy on anyone he likes.
- Being inspired by Odin, Blind Io was also originally accompanied by a pair of ravens... but he had to get rid of them because they occasionally snacked on his floating eyes.
- Twoflower was accidentally portrayed as having four eyes on the cover of The Colour of Magic when artist Josh Kirby took the book's description of Twoflower's glasses a bit too literally.
- In the Animorphs series, Andalites have four eyes — two in the regular spot on their faces, and two eye stalks that can rotate around for 360-degree vision.
- Several examples from the Cthulhu Mythos:
- The barrel-shaped Elder Things in the story At the Mountains of Madness has 5 eyes on stalks.
- Yog-Sothoth is sometimes depicted as having many eyes on stalks.
- When depicted at all, he's normally described as a cluster of iridescent globes akin to soap-bubbles, except several miles wide. His half-human sons did have several, though — Wilbur had two extra on his pelvis, and the other one had lots and lots in all sorts of odd places.
- Don't call me soap! *ZAP!*
- Nigauble of the Seven Eyes had seven (okay, sometimes only six) glowing eyes.
- Chun the Unavoidable from The Dying Earth.
- Does wearing them stitched to his cape count?
- In Keith Laumer's Retief stories, the somewhat insectile Groaci have five eyes on stalks. Retief once whistled in admiration at the dexterity with which two Groaci each looked in several directions at once.
- This troper once read a short story where a young woman is going to a remote party with her boyfriend while listening to him retelling his dream of three-eyed Human Aliens. She finally gets fed up and offers to show him something interesting and lifts up her long hair, revealing a third eye.
- The Elabrej from Star Trek: Klingon Empire have eyes all over. Actually, given their initial confusion regarding the Klingon eye, it's more like they're covered with light-sensing organs that are equivalent to eyes.
- In Robert Silverberg's Majipoor Series, the Liimen, one of the several races found on Majipoor, generally working at menial jobs, have three eyes.
- In Stephen King's short story "I Am the Doorway," a former astronaut discovers eyes growing from his fingertips. The eyes are being used by an alien entity to reconnoiter Earth.
- In The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast, Miss Aranea Money Spider takes a long time putting on her eye makeup, because she has eight eyes.
- Seen in several alien species in the Perry Rhodan universe. This is usually little more than descriptive detail, but becomes a plot point in one issue during the "Second Empire" arc when disguised human agents on a hostile planet give themselves away and get captured because the locals literally have two extra eyes in the backs of their heads while the agents, despite their masks, can still only see in one direction. (The first to inadvertantly tip an alien off does so simply by turning around to address him.)
Live Action TV
- The Dick Van Dyke Show: "It May Look Like A Walnut," they do a science fiction episode as All Just a Dream where people live on walnuts and water (which they call "air") and grow eyes in the back of their heads after watching a scary movie.
- The Twilight Zone TOS episode "Will The Real Martian Please Stand Up". At the end, one of the characters proves that he's an alien by taking off his cap and revealing the third eye in the middle of his forehead.
- Noranti in Farscape. Also, the mantis-like green alien from the same show (was it called a Hanji?) which had multiple removable eyes with special properties. Farscape I am sure has more examples of this than God.
- One of the critters on a Discovery Channel program about hypothetical alien lifeforms had four eyes: one pair for vision on the always-dark side of its planet, the other pair for use on its ever-lit side. The creature was a predator that hunted along the equator, from a planet where one pole points directly at its sun.
- The original pilot movie for Battlestar Galactica featured a trio of singers with four eyes and two mouths each, using really terrifying special effects.
- Shuten/Retinax of Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger/Power Rangers Wild Force, has eyes all over his body.
- In the CBBC series Me and My Monsters Fiend has literally got eyes in the back of his head including a red one on a stalk on the top of his head. Which Makes Sense In Context as he usually acts as a Lookout and the boss while Haggis and Norman do EVERYTHING...
- In Doctor Who (Classic series only) Silurians have a third eye on the top of their heads, which gives them psychic powers.
Music & Music Videos
- A great deal of Tool's music videos are a fan of this.
- This trope is Older Than Feudalism with Argos Panoptes, or Argos All-eyes, a giant in Greek mythology who had four eyes (or two faces) in early versions of his myth, and 100 eyes all over his body in later stories. It is said that he was the one who killed Echidna, the monster who gave birth to nearly every other monster in Greek mythology.
- Descriptions of Angels in The Bible portray them as having multiple eyes, wings, and heads (and many combinations thereof). Since most of these are in either the symbol-heavy apocalyptic genre (Revelations) or the prophetic visions (Ezekiel), they are probably not meant to be taken literally.
- Dungeons & Dragons:
- Beholders. One large central eye, and ten smaller ones on eyestalks. With a busload of subspecies and related creatures, even more in the Spelljammer setting. And in most it's far from a decorative feature.
- Also, the Gibbering Mouther, a monster that's essentially a gelatinous mass covered with eyes and constantly jabbering mouths.
- The Umber Hulk (think a hybrid of a stag beetle and a gorilla) has four eyes, two of which can cause confusion in an observer. The 1st Edition Monster Manual artwork actually played this off well, portraying the creature in such a way that the viewer's attention repeatedly moves from its insectile outer pair of eyes to its human-like inner pair, switching back and forth in a vain attempt to "meet its gaze". Confusion, indeed, much like an optical illusion.
- The Book of Vile Darkness contains a spell that blocks a corridor by summoning a shifting wall of eyeballs. Not only is it hard to get through but anyone who gets too close will be sucked in and turned liquid, his eyes added to the wall.
- In 3.5th edition, there exists a group of magic 'items' called grafts. These are generally organic things which can be pernamently added to a character's body to give some bonus or new ability. There's a whole slew of eye-based grafts, courtesy of Beholder Cultists.
- Providing further evidence that there's a Warhammer 40,000 entry in everything, there's Givrillian in Soul Drinker, who grows a number of extra eyes from a facial scar.
- All mutants in Warhammer 40,000 have potential to grow eyes or lose eyes, especially Chaos Spawn.
- Of particular note are the Navis Nobilite, who are a sanctioned noble caste of stable mutants whose forehead-mounted third eye allows them to see, understand and navigate (well duh) the Warp. Its other properties are unclear, but it's been stated by at least one author that looking into it will send normal men mad, and others that it's an outright One-Hit Kill.
- All mutants in Warhammer 40,000 have potential to grow eyes or lose eyes, especially Chaos Spawn.
- Seraphim and their Evil Counterparts Balseraphs, from the table-top RPG In Nomine, appear as six-eyed winged serpents in their true forms.
- The Spore tools lend themselves so well to this that almost any depiction of creatures for a Cosmetic Award will have three eyes.
- The Vortigaunts from the Half-Life series have one big eye and five smaller ones, or three smaller ones in the sequel.
- Opera and Ernest in Star Ocean: The Second Story both have three eyes, though the third eye isn't all that noticeable. Both are quite nice people and come from a planet, Tetragenes, where everyone has three eyes.
- The Pfhor in the Marathon series have three eyes.
- Wizeman from the NiGHTS into Dreams... series has six eyes, one on each floating hand.
- Saddler of Resident Evil 4, in addition to the massive Combat Tentacle he has (ahem) "down there", has a huge third eyeball hidden inside his mouth. Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr...
- The J'avo from Resident Evil 6 look and act human, save for the bleeding extra eyes that burst through the skin on their forehead. It gets a hell of a lot worse when you shoot their limbs and they start sprouting bug limbs to replace them...
- Mass Effect:
- Batarians have four eyes; one pair of two above the other. They have a hard time reading facial expressions on the two-eyed faces of most species, as they're used to reading four eyes. For their part, two-eyed species often have trouble deciding which eyes to focus on.
- Protheans/Collectors also have four eyes, but they have two eyes on each side of their head, forming a horizontal line of four. Their eyes appear to be able to move independently of one another. A Prothean who'd been in suspended animation for a very long time asks "How do you see with only two eyes?"
- The yahg, a pre-spaceflight race of apex predators from the planet Parnack, have eight eyes.
- Yukari Yakumo can open dimensional gaps which are typically full of eyes.
- In Subterranean Animism, three of the characters have a third eye on their chest. Two of them (Satori and Koishi Komeiji) have theirs on their external hearts and have psychic powers because of it. Satori plays the trope straight, as her eye is open and allows her to read thoughts. Koishi subverts it, as she permanently CLOSED her eye, because A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Read and reading it makes people hate you, in the process shutting down her own feelings and thoughts, but this in turn allows her to manipulate people's subconscious. The third one, Utsuho Reiuji, has a massive eye à la Sauron in her chest, but it seems to be either decorative or a reactor.
- In The Guardian Legend, the late-game bosses Eyegore and Grimgrin are floating, pulsating masses of flesh and eyes. Also, the bosses of Corridors 17 and 7 are clusters of 4 large and 8 small eyes that shoot eyeballs at you.
- Most of the Chimeran creatures from the Resistance games have extra eyes. The Hybrids, for example, have six.
"Remember; two eyes goods, six eyes bad!"
- Octeyes, the second boss of Altered Beast, is almost nothing but eyes, and it can launch masses of them at its enemies as projectiles.
- Subverted with Q-Bee in the Darkstalkers series. The two eyes on top of her head are in fact her only eyes. The ones in the "normal" place on her face are fakes. That's why she always has her head bowed.
- Boobus Tuber, an enemy in Commander Keen, has multiple eyes. This is fitting, since he's a potato.
- City of Heroes has a Third Eye option for faces, as well as one option with what appears to be four alien eyes on each side of the face.
- In World of Warcraft, C'Thun is an Old God who is primarily eye-themed.
- To continue the DC Comics' connection from above, DC Universe Online also has Trigon and his minions. The Teen Titans each play their part in one version of the story.
- The Tyhrranoids of Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal have varying numbers of eyes on tall stalks as their main features. The number of eyes denotes how strong they are. While some of them have one or two eyes (who appear as Cannon Fodder and mech/saucer pilots, respectively), three-eyed 'Noids are tough ground troops, and four-eyed 'Noids are even tougher and are implied to be field commanders. Finally, there's the Big Momma Tyhrranoid, who has nine eyes.
- Orendi from Battleborn has four arms with an eye in the palm of each hand. Including the two she has on her face, she has in total six eyes.
- In Dark Souls 1, the Channeler enemy has six eyes across three rows.
- There are a few Pokémon with additional hidden eyes where you might not have expected them to be:
- Tyranitar's chestplate vaguely resembles Pupitar's face. Where the eyes would be appears to simply be holes in the chestplate, at least until Tyranitar undergoes Mega Evolution, upon which the eyes open up down there.
- Subverted with Meowstic, Pokémon based on the Scottish Fold breed of housecats. Meowstic's ears are normally folded, but they can open up to reveal what appears to be more eyes, but the truth may be even freakier in that they are actually extra brains.
- Taken Up to Eleven with Stakataka: It resembles a crude brick building, and every single brick it's made of has a glowing blue eye of its own. Most of them are merely facing inward, though more of them will turn around to face out whenever it attacks.
- Done outstandingly in Schlock Mercenary. While having multiple eyes is not a medical concern for Sergeant Schlock's species, the epic chain of events that leads to him acquiring them reaches a quite unnerving climax in the emotional confusion of this strip.
- In Haru-Sari a race of people named Thestalians have four eyes.
- In Ball and Chain, the character Dahlia has an extra eye on her back.
- In Gunnerkrigg Court, Coyote has many eyes scattered all over his body. Like the rest of him, they are rather stylised.
- Lindsey, the giant sea-scorpion-thing who supervises the Year 9 girls' dorm, has 47 eyes, and 15 not-eyes.
- The P.E.P.S.I. monster in The Inexplicable Adventures of Bob! has five.
- The Something*Positive side feature Super Stupor has a villain named "Eye-Sore" ... who used to be a hero named "Eye-Score" ... who, as the name suggests, has twenty eyes.
- Dan and Mab's Furry Adventures has Matilda, who has a third eye on her forehead, and Cindy, who was born with an eye on the palm of her hand because her father was exposed to too much magic. Both are friendly types.
- The title character in Zebra Girl has three eyes.
- Frog Raccoon Strawberry's friend Marissa is of an alien race which has seven eyes, two big ones on either side of her nose and five smaller ones that she hides rather well.
- In El Goonish Shive, the Bloodgrem, The Omega Goo, and Sirleck all have more than two eyes. In the case of the Bloodgrem and Sirleck these make them look like spider-like while The Omega Goo's eyes are placed randomly as are its mouths.
- The Carduchians in The Lydian Option have a set of tarantula-like eyes - including one partially blinded by Hudson in his first day in the prison.
- In Homestuck, Roxy Lalonde keeps a small herd of mutant cats that have an extra pair of eyes in their forehead.
- Much earlier, there is Vodka Mutini (or just Mutie, or Meowgon Spengler), a similar four-eyed kitten.
- Also Vriska, who technically had 7 pupils in one of her eyes rather than extra eyes. However, herself stated that she considered them eyes when she was complaining about losing them when her eye was destroyed. She latter gets them back though when she Comes Back Strong.
- Mr. Scapegrace of Daddy-Long-Legs has eight eyes, but although he is highly anthropomorphic otherwise, he is still a cellar spider, and his eyes are arranged in a realistic way.
- The Da'an from Tower of God, towering giants with eight eyes around the head.
- The shadowbeast from Champions of Faraus.It has three eyes on each side of its head, so six in all.
- Ruby Quest gives us the three-eyed title character and a Lovecraftian version of Tom Nook. Sure, the latter doesn't have eyes on his face...
- In one BIONICLE serial, Tren Krom sprouts an extra eye on his back and uses it to vaporize Carapar.
- It appears that The Mercury Men have a third eye, since the Mercury engineers' facemasks have a third eyehole.
- This photoshop, combined with Too Many Mouths.
- Blinky the Fish in The Simpsons.
- Tri-klops from He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983) is a possible example; His eyes are all technological, and he can only use one at a time, but they all have different abilities.
- One of the evil Wizards on Thundarr the Barbarian had eyes all over his head, and every one could fire Eye Beams.
- Nibbler on Futurama has a third eye on a stalk atop his head. He uses it occasionally to erase people's memories.
- In Teen Titans, ubervillain Trigon the Terrible has four eyes. Since she's his daughter, Raven gets them when she's really POed about things.
- Several of Ben 10's alien forms have more than the standard two eyes, specifically Fourarms, Stinkfly, and Spidermonkey. Chromastone only has one, and Wildmutt doesn't have any. Max's old friend Xyleen has three.
- Don't forget Eye Gye, who has eyes all over his body except his face.
- Transformers Animated:
- Blackarachnia has four eyes in robot mode, as well as four in spider mode.
- Lugnut looks like a Cyber Cyclops, but those little things on the side of his head are extra eyes, so he technically has five.
- Tarantulas from Beast Wars, who had nine eyes in beast mode, but built-in Sinister Shades in robot mode. BW Blackarachnia also had nine eyes in beast mode, but two in robot mode.
- Beast Machines Blackarachnia had six eyes in robot mode, although she usually used kept the two pair on her forehead shut.
- Transformers Animated:
- Played for laughs in Danny Phantom, where a ghost cop asks a multi-eyed ghost if he had seen someone pass by, but he replies that everything happened so fast.
- The multi-eyed ghost also happens to be Argus Hundred-Eyes mentioned above.
- Parodied slightly in SWAT Kats, with the initial villain Morbulous in "The Giant Bacteria" (Who later is mutated by Dr. Viper into the monster of the episode title).
Razor: This guy must have eyes in the back of his head!
(Turbokat rolls over, hovering over the other jet "Top Gun" Style so Razor can look up and look at their opponent)
Razor: He really DOES have eyes in the back of his head!
T-Bone: No excuses.
- On Jimmy Two-Shoes, a few members of The Legions of Hell have extra eyes.
- Meap's mother-in-law from Phineas and Ferb. Given that Meap is a cute little alien, this raises some odd questions.
- In the episode "Chalkboard Bungle" of Animaniacs, at one point the Warners keep goofing off whenever Miss Flamiel turns her head. She eventually tells them that she has eyes in the back of her head. "Really?" replies Yakko. "So do we." All three twist their bodies around to show that Dot and Yakko each have a pair of eyes on the back of their heads, while Wakko has a whole mess of eyes.
- Bioborg Dr. Five Eyes from Skysurfer Strike Force, he has, well five eyes.
- Motorcity: Kaia has a third eye that's hidden by her bandana.
- On Steven Universe, fusions often have extra body parts, which can include eyes.
- Garnet has a Third Eye hidden by her sunglasses.
- Garnet's fusion with Amethyst - Sugilite - has five eyes, while her fusion with Pearl - Sardonyx - has four eyes.
- In the official Season 1 finale, Jasper fuses with Lapis Lazuli, but it's far from perfect, and so the resulting Malachite retains all four eyes.
- Rose Quartz's and Pearl's fusion, Rainbow Quartz, has four eyes, each pair resembling those of her constituent Gems, although they display the emotions of the other Gem.
- Rhodonite and Fluorite are both fusions with extra eyes. Rhodonite has four eyes while Fluorite has six.
- The Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends episode "Sight for Sore Eyes" revolves around an imaginary friend named Ivan, a pale-skinned creatures with dozens of eyes where most have a head. He is used as a seeing-eye friend by his blind owner which can lead to some interesting connotations of some of the more practical uses of imaginary friends.
- In Wanda and the Alien, Alien and his family all have four eyes.
- Bump in the Night had a pair of minor recurring antagonists named Sleemoth and Gloog, who were aliens that both literally had four eyes.
- Many species of insects and arachnids have multiple eyes.
- Brownsnout spookfish (Dolichopteryx longipes) has two pairs of eyes. Two look up and two (of a very different structure with much higher sensitivity) look down.
- Many of the Cambrian Explosion's creatures, like Opabinia which had five, as well.
- Experimentation on fruit flies has shown that there is a master gene ey for creating eye; a scientist can insert the ey gene at random places and create mutants with eyes sticking out of the abdomen or the legs.
- Triops, small crustaceans popular as low-maintenance pets similar to brine shrimp (sea-monkeys), have a small third median eye (hence the name).
- Many species of giant clam have multiple eyes lining the outside of their shells.
- Teratomas. These are (usually, though not always) benign tumors that can appear anywhere in the body, and may feature a hodgepodge of different body parts, including eyes, hair, and teeth.
- The pineal gland of mammalians is often called the "third eye". Not without justification, as in evolution history it was an eye, and still regulates light-dark rhythms.
- The Tuatara is a lizard-like reptile that have a third eye on their heads, though covered in scales in adults. Current evidence suggests that their evolutionary ancestors had a fully functional third eye. Modern specimens show that the eye is fully formed but the connection to the brain is not properly developed.