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* The ''WesternAnimation/MonsterFarm'' episode "A Pair of Jacks" had Count Cluckula drink a potion that turned him into a duplicate of Jack Haylee.



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* In 2003, the Creator/{{MTV}} Movie Awards did [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5OfG_wxkJI a parody]] of ''Film/TheMatrixReloaded'' in which, among other things, [[Film/AmericanPie Seann William Scott]] as Agent Smith did this to Wanda Sykes. He later tries to do this to Music/JustinTimberlake, but Justin is The One and proceeds to beat the crap out of all of the Agent Scotts, eventually returning the original to normal.

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* In 2003, the Creator/{{MTV}} Movie Awards did [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5OfG_wxkJI a parody]] of ''Film/TheMatrixReloaded'' in which, among other things, [[Film/AmericanPie Seann William Scott]] as Agent Smith did this to Wanda Sykes. He later tries to do this to Music/JustinTimberlake, but Justin is The One and proceeds to beat the crap out of all of the Agent Scotts, eventually returning which causes the original to snap out of it and go back to normal.

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* In 2003, the Creator/{{MTV}} Movie Awards did [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5OfG_wxkJI a parody]] of ''Film/TheMatrixReloaded'' in which, among other things, [[Film/AmericanPie Seann William Scott]] as Agent Smith did this to Wanda Sykes. He later tries to do this to Music/JustinTimberlake, but Justin is The One and proceeds to beat the crap out of all of the Agent Scotts, eventually returning the original to normal.
-->'''Wanda:''' Hey, you're that guy that got peed on in ''Film/{{American P|ie}}''- ''<Agent Scott shoves his fist into Wanda's gut and starts transforming her into an Agent>'' Mmm, ooh, you're hittin' the spot! How big is your fist? Good lord! Hey, wait a minute, man, [[SkewedPriorities this shit is dry-clean only]]!\\
'''Agent Scott:''' You'll like being a dude. ''<The transformation finishes>''\\
'''Agent Scott's clone:''' I do.


* The first villains that the Justice League ever faced off against, in Silver Age continuity (though it wasn't the first story about them published) were seven alien warlords who chose Earth as their battlegrounds for a winner-take-all free-for-all. They each varied wildly in appearance and abilities, except for one: they each could turn any humans (or super-humans) they focused on into loyal, miniature {{Mook}} versions of themselves. Thankfully, this also had NoOntologicalInertia (it ''was'' [[LighterAndSofter the silver age]], after all).

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* The first villains that the Justice League ComicBook/JusticeLeague ever faced off against, in Silver Age continuity (though it wasn't the first story about them published) were seven alien warlords who chose Earth as their battlegrounds for a winner-take-all free-for-all. They each varied wildly in appearance and abilities, except for one: they each could turn any humans (or super-humans) they focused on into loyal, miniature {{Mook}} versions of themselves. Thankfully, this also had NoOntologicalInertia (it ''was'' [[LighterAndSofter the silver age]], after all).


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* ''Franchise/WonderWoman'': Queen Atomia's "Proton Chamber" turns those of her victims that are forced into it and put through the chamber's process all into identical clones which are near mindlessly loyal to her and extra susceptible to her mental commands.

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* The Space Retrovirus from ''VideoGame/SpaceStation13'' turns all the later infected into duplicates of the original.


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* In the ''AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho'' audio play ''Mission of the Viyrans'', Peri becomes the vector for a pathogen that painfully converts the entire populace of a planet, the Doctor included, into clones of her.
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* The 2010 horror movie ''Victim'' is about a DeadlyDoctor transforming a young man ([[spoiler:who murdered his daughter]]) into a copy of his dead daughter through plastic surgery and brainwashing.
* The Spanish thriller ''[[Film/LaPielQueHabito The Skin I Live In]]'' has a similar premise, although the doctor in question is using a MagicPlasticSurgery technique he invented to turn his victim into a copy of his dead wife.
* In ''Film/TheMatrixReloaded'' movie and [[Film/TheMatrixRevolutions onwards]], Agent Smith gains the ability to do this (in [[Film/TheMatrix the first movie]] he could only BodySurf people who were still plugged into the matrix, like all the other agents). He can do this not only to his fellow agents and other programs, but [[spoiler:also to Free Minds to use them to gain access to the Real World]]. In ''Revolutions'', [[spoiler:by the end of the movie, he's more or less assimilated everyone in the Matrix [[ZombieApocalypse into a copy of himself]]]].
* Blofeld attempts this at the start of ''Film/DiamondsAreForever''. Film/JamesBond [[MuggedForDisguise KOs a scientist on the project, steals his clothes]], and drowns the would-be clone in mud.
* ''Film/The6thDay'' justifies how fast fully grown clones can be made by making fully formed ones from "blank" clones they started growing beforehand.

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* The 2010 horror movie ''Victim'' is about a DeadlyDoctor transforming a young man ([[spoiler:who murdered In ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker'', [[spoiler: the Joker implants his daughter]]) DNA and consciousness into a special chip installed into Tim Drake during his torture of him, causing him to turn into a copy of his dead daughter through plastic surgery him many years later. Batman saves Tim and brainwashing.
* The Spanish thriller ''[[Film/LaPielQueHabito The Skin I Live In]]'' has a similar premise, although
destroys Joker once and for all by shorting out the doctor in question is using a MagicPlasticSurgery technique he invented to turn his victim into a copy of his dead wife.
* In ''Film/TheMatrixReloaded'' movie and [[Film/TheMatrixRevolutions onwards]], Agent Smith gains the ability to do this (in [[Film/TheMatrix the first movie]] he could only BodySurf people who were still plugged into the matrix, like all the other agents). He can do this not only to his fellow agents and other programs, but [[spoiler:also to Free Minds to use them to gain access to the Real World]]. In ''Revolutions'', [[spoiler:by the end of the movie, he's more or less assimilated everyone in the Matrix [[ZombieApocalypse into a copy of himself]]]].
* Blofeld attempts this at the start of ''Film/DiamondsAreForever''. Film/JamesBond [[MuggedForDisguise KOs a scientist on the project, steals his clothes]], and drowns the would-be clone in mud.
* ''Film/The6thDay'' justifies how fast fully grown clones can be made by making fully formed ones from "blank" clones they started growing beforehand.
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* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' third edition introduces the psionic power "Mind Seed" which, after a week-long incubation, turns the target into a mental duplicate of the psion (though eight levels lower than the psion when s/he infected the target).
** This power, in turn, is one of the tools the Dreaming Dark uses in ''TabletopGame/{{Eberron}}''.
** In the Venom's Taste trilogy, a yuan-ti psion used this power a lot. Anyone could be one of her minions (since they keep their original body). She converted chieftains, and once threatened a character's baby with it. ParanoiaFuel indeed. ~~~~
* [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=254133 Essence of the Wild]] from ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' operates this way, turning any other creature you cast or otherwise put into play into a copy of itself. Since they will then also have the copying ability...
** [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=447196 Metamorphic Alteration]]. Interestingly, while all clone spells encourage copying the strongest creature on the battlefield, this spell also rewards turning an opponent's best creature [[BalefulPolymorph into a copy of the weakest creature]].

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* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' third edition introduces ''Film/The6thDay'' justifies how fast fully grown clones can be made by making fully formed ones from "blank" clones they started growing beforehand.
* Blofeld attempts this at
the psionic power "Mind Seed" which, after start of ''Film/DiamondsAreForever''. Film/JamesBond [[MuggedForDisguise KOs a week-long incubation, turns scientist on the target project, steals his clothes]], and drowns the would-be clone in mud.
* In ''Film/TheMatrixReloaded'' movie and [[Film/TheMatrixRevolutions onwards]], Agent Smith gains the ability to do this (in [[Film/TheMatrix the first movie]] he could only BodySurf people who were still plugged
into a mental duplicate the matrix, like all the other agents). He can do this not only to his fellow agents and other programs, but [[spoiler:also to Free Minds to use them to gain access to the Real World]]. In ''Revolutions'', [[spoiler:by the end of the psion (though eight levels lower than movie, he's more or less assimilated everyone in the psion when s/he infected the target).
** This power, in turn, is one of the tools the Dreaming Dark uses in ''TabletopGame/{{Eberron}}''.
** In the Venom's Taste trilogy, a yuan-ti psion used this power a lot. Anyone could be one of her minions (since they keep their original body). She converted chieftains, and once threatened a character's baby with it. ParanoiaFuel indeed. ~~~~
* [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=254133 Essence of the Wild]] from ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' operates this way, turning any other creature you cast or otherwise put into play
Matrix [[ZombieApocalypse into a copy of itself. Since they will then also have himself]]]].
* The Spanish thriller ''Film/LaPielQueHabito''/''The Skin I Live In'' has a similar premise, although
the copying ability...
** [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=447196 Metamorphic Alteration]]. Interestingly, while all clone spells encourage copying the strongest creature on the battlefield, this spell also rewards turning an opponent's best creature [[BalefulPolymorph
doctor in question is using a MagicPlasticSurgery technique he invented to turn his victim into a copy of the weakest creature]].his dead wife.
* The 2010 horror movie ''Victim'' is about a DeadlyDoctor transforming a young man ([[spoiler:who murdered his daughter]]) into a copy of his dead daughter through plastic surgery and brainwashing.



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* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** Similarly to the ''Matrix'' example, the Master does this to [[spoiler:almost the entire human race]] in "The End of Time".
** In the ''AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho'' audio play ''Mission of the Viyrans'', Peri becomes the vector for a pathogen that painfully converts the entire populace of a planet, Doctor included, into clones of her.
* ''Series/TokumeiSentaiGoBusters'' has an unusual example of a villain doing this to ''himself'': late in the show [[spoiler:Enter]], attempting to gain ThePowerOfHate for himself, deliberately begins copying more and more of Hiromu's abilities, fighting style, and eventually even his Buster form. It even reaches the point where his face begins to morph into Hiromu's at times.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
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''Series/DoctorWho'': Similarly to the ''Matrix'' example, the Master does this to [[spoiler:almost the entire human race]] in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E17E18TheEndOfTime "The End of Time".
** In the ''AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho'' audio play ''Mission of the Viyrans'', Peri becomes the vector for a pathogen that painfully converts the entire populace of a planet, Doctor included, into clones of her.
* ''Series/TokumeiSentaiGoBusters'' has an unusual example of a villain doing this to ''himself'': late in the show [[spoiler:Enter]], attempting to gain ThePowerOfHate for himself, deliberately begins copying more and more of Hiromu's abilities, fighting style, and eventually even his Buster form. It even reaches the point where his face begins to morph into Hiromu's at times.
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* ''Series/TokumeiSentaiGoBusters'' has an unusual example of a villain doing this to ''himself'': late in the show [[spoiler:Enter]], attempting to gain ThePowerOfHate for himself, deliberately begins copying more and more of Hiromu's abilities, fighting style, and eventually even his Buster form. It even reaches the point where his face begins to morph into Hiromu's at times.



[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' third edition introduces the psionic power "Mind Seed" which, after a week-long incubation, turns the target into a mental duplicate of the psion (though eight levels lower than the psion when s/he infected the target).
** This power, in turn, is one of the tools the Dreaming Dark uses in ''TabletopGame/{{Eberron}}''.
** In the Venom's Taste trilogy, a yuan-ti psion used this power a lot. Anyone could be one of her minions (since they keep their original body). She converted chieftains, and once threatened a character's baby with it. ParanoiaFuel indeed. ~~~~
* [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=254133 Essence of the Wild]] from ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' operates this way, turning any other creature you cast or otherwise put into play into a copy of itself. Since they will then also have the copying ability...
** [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=447196 Metamorphic Alteration]]. Interestingly, while all clone spells encourage copying the strongest creature on the battlefield, this spell also rewards turning an opponent's best creature [[BalefulPolymorph into a copy of the weakest creature]].
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** Implied with [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-2009 SCP-2009]], which causes infectees to assume the appearance, personality, and memories of a "Thomas Hoang," who may or may not be the origin of the contagion.

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** Implied with [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-2009 SCP-2009]], which causes infectees to assume the appearance, personality, and memories of a "Thomas Hoang," Hoang", who may or may not be the origin of the contagion.



* In ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker'', [[spoiler: the Joker implants his DNA and consciousness into a special chip installed into Tim Drake during his torture of him, causing him to turn into a copy of him many years later. Batman saves Tim and destroys Joker once and for all by shorting out the chip.]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker'', [[spoiler: the Joker implants his DNA and consciousness into a special chip installed into Tim Drake during his torture One episode of him, ''WesternAnimation/ArchiesWeirdMysteries'' shows Veronica accidentally causing him the populace of Riverdale to turn start gradually turning into a copy duplicates of him many years later. Batman saves Tim herself after making a misguided wish on a wish-granting artifact that everyone was more like her. By the time Veronica is able to reverse this, the whole town is filled with snobby teenage girls and destroys Joker once even Archie and for all by shorting out the chip.]]Betty are starting to not act like themselves.



* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' Peter gains the ability to transform anyone he touches into a clone of Robin Williams.
* In ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'', this is MonsterOfTheWeek Reflekta's primary ability. Fortunately for the victims, they keep their personalities and simply transform physically into her. Fortunately for her, they do not get her superhuman powers but are robbed of any they might have. [[spoiler: It also has a logical weakness; since her powers are based around turning people into her, it does nothing further to whomever it's already affecting, especially if they act as human shields or get their hands on other equipment.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'': Dr. Doofenshmirtz's -Inator in "Night of the Living Pharmacists" has the power to turn anyone repulsive... and we see that it does this by turning people into zombie-like clones of Heinz himself that can turn other people into more Doof-clones [[ViralTransformation upon contact]]. [[ZombieApocalypse Chaos ensues]].



* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'': Dr. Doofenshmirtz's -Inator in "Night of the Living Pharmacists" has the power to turn anyone repulsive... and we see that it does this by turning people into zombie-like clones of Heinz himself that can turn other people into more Doof-clones [[ViralTransformation upon contact]]. [[ZombieApocalypse Chaos ensues]].
* In ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'', this is MonsterOfTheWeek Reflekta's primary ability. Fortunately for the victims, they keep their personalities and simply transform physically into her. Fortunately for her, they do not get her superhuman powers but are robbed of any they might have. [[spoiler: It also has a logical weakness; since her powers are based around turning people into her, it does nothing further to whomever it's already affecting, especially if they act as human shields or get their hands on other equipment.]]
* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/ArchiesWeirdMysteries'' shows Veronica accidentally causing the populace of Riverdale to start gradually turning into duplicates of herself after making a misguided wish on a wish-granting artifact that everyone was more like her. By the time Veronica is able to reverse this, the whole town is filled with snobby teenage girls and even Archie and Betty are starting to not act like themselves.
* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' Peter gains the ability to transform anyone he touches into a clone of Robin Williams.

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* The baddies in ''[[Roleplay/AsteroidQuest Polo Quest]]'' are able to convert people into clones of the badass warrior Rokoa, provided they're of the same species as her. As the payload contains her personality and memories, it involves a BattleInTheCenterOfTheMind.

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' Peter gains the ability to transform anyone he touches into a clone of Robin Williams.

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* The first villains that the Justice League ever faced off against, in Silver Age continuity (though it wasn't the first story about them published) were seven alien warlords who chose Earth as their battlegrounds for a winner-take-all free-for-all. They each varied wildly in appearance and abilities, except for one: they each could turn any humans (or super-humans) they focused on into loyal, miniature {{Mook}} versions of themselves. Thankfully, this also had NoOntologicalInertia (it ''was'' [[LighterAndSofter the silver age]], after all).


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** The ID Eliminator arguably as well, though it turns its victims into boilerplate template mooks instead of into a copy of the Evil Genius.

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** The Infinite Tsukuyomi very slowly turns humans trapped in it into White Zetsu clones by very slowly draining them of their personalities and defining features.


* In ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'', this is MonsterOfTheWeek Reflekta's primary ability.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'', this is MonsterOfTheWeek Reflekta's primary ability. Fortunately for the victims, they keep their personalities and simply transform physically into her. Fortunately for her, they do not get her superhuman powers but are robbed of any they might have. [[spoiler: It also has a logical weakness; since her powers are based around turning people into her, it does nothing further to whomever it's already affecting, especially if they act as human shields or get their hands on other equipment.]]


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* [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCP]][[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-963 -936]] is capable of this.
** Implied with [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-2009 SCP-2009]], which causes infectees to assume the appearance, personality, and memories of a "Thomas Hoang," who may or may not be the origin of the contagion.
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* [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCP]][[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-963 -936]] is capable of this.
** Implied with [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-2009 SCP-2009]], which causes infectees to assume the appearance, personality, and memories of a "Thomas Hoang," who may or may not be the origin of the contagion.
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* In ''Manga/HunterXHunter'', this is one of the powers within the ability Convert Hands: Transfer Student. If the user touches someone with the palm of his or her right hand, that person becomes a physical duplicate of the user. Chrollo uses this ability as part of a trap for Hisoka, who was pursuing him, by turning a bystander into a copy of Chrollo so Hisoka would target the bystander instead of him.[[note]]The palm of the left hand is the [[InvertedTrope inversion]], allowing the user to [[HumanShifting take on the likeness of the person touched]]. Chrollo actually used both of them at once, effectively turning it into a FreakyFridayFlip in which the bodies are swapped.[[/note]]


'''Agent Smith:''' Yes, me. (''transforms him into a Smith copy'') Me, me, me.\\

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'''Agent Smith:''' Yes, me. (''transforms ''[transforms him into a Smith copy'') copy]'' Me, me, me.\\

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