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* ''Literature/ElijahOfBuxton'': Emma Collins' doll is made from a sock that had rope tied around the neck to form a head. It also has two big brown buttons for eyes, and six little buttons for teeth. Elijah thinks it's scary.

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* The principal of Jujutsu Specialty High School of Tokyo, Masamichi Yaga, from ''Manga/JujutsuKaisen'' has a childish interest in creepy cute dolls. However, it is revealed that the cute dolls themselves are cursed and can become aggressive.


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* At one point in ''VideoGame/BoxxyQuestTheGatheringStorm'', you discover an old abandoned inn that has an attic room filled with broken sex dolls. They’re harmless until you loot the nearby treasure chest, at which point they start giggling and attack. If you [[NonStandardGameOver lose the battle]], then Catie is [[BalefulPolymorph transformed]] into one of them. [[/folder]]


* In an episode of ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', Susan had a doll that looked just like George's mother, Estelle. George couldn't sleep with it in the bed, and he kept imagining it talking to him in Estelle's voice. When Frank saw the doll at the end, he also imagined it talking to him in Estelle's voice, then strangled it and pulled its head off.
** Also, when Jerry and Kramer switched apartments, one of the things that disturbed him the most was a ventriloquist dummy Kramer referred to as "Mr. Marbles."
--> '''Jerry:''' You gotta get rid of this thing! I keep thinking it's gonna come to life at night and kill me!

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In an episode of ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', one episode, Susan had a doll that looked just like George's mother, Estelle. George couldn't sleep with it in the bed, and he kept imagining it talking to him in Estelle's voice. Meanwhile Susan kept insisting that it looked nothing like Estelle and George was being ridiculous. When Frank saw the doll at the end, end of the episode, he also imagined it talking to him in Estelle's voice, then strangled it and pulled its head off.
--->'''George:''' ''[to Susan]'' I told you it looked like her.
** Also, when In another episode, Jerry and Kramer switched apartments, one switch apartments. One of the things in Kramer's apartment that disturbed him Jerry the most was a ventriloquist dummy Kramer referred to as "Mr. Marbles."
--> ---> '''Jerry:''' You gotta get rid of this thing! I keep thinking it's gonna come to life at night and kill me!


* Another Music/{{Vocaloid}} example: KAITO's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bI_W9GA6Ppc "Heartbeat Clocktower"]], composed by mothy, is about a clockwork doll covered in burn marks who apparently [[spoiler: needs (and inevitably gets) a human heart so that she can keep "living."]] Also mentioned is a theatre populated by dolls who are the "vessels" of [[SevenDeadlySins sin]].

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* Another Music/{{Vocaloid}} example: example, specifically from the Franchise/EvilliousChronicles: KAITO's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bI_W9GA6Ppc "Heartbeat Clocktower"]], composed by mothy, is about a clockwork doll covered in burn marks who apparently [[spoiler: needs (and inevitably gets) a human heart so that she can keep "living."]] Also mentioned is a theatre populated by dolls who are the "vessels" of [[SevenDeadlySins sin]].


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* In ''VideoGame/MonsterGirlQuest'', Gnome can be seen holding a mud doll, a marionette-like doll with hollow eye sockets. She created many of them, animated, to ease boredom. Gnome summons them during her battle to test Luka's strength. [[spoiler:They're even creepier if you lose, for Gnome will have these dolls repeatedly rape Luka.]] There is also a Cursed Doll in the Haunted House sidequest.

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* In ''VideoGame/MonsterGirlQuest'', ''Monster Girl Quest'', Gnome can be seen holding a mud doll, a marionette-like doll with hollow eye sockets. She created many of them, animated, to ease boredom. Gnome summons them during her battle to test Luka's strength. [[spoiler:They're even creepier if you lose, for Gnome will have these dolls repeatedly rape Luka.]] There is also a Cursed Doll in the Haunted House sidequest.

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* A [[CreepyGood heroic]] version of this is in ''VideoGame/Boogeyman2''. It spends the game sitting unmovingly in its perpetually-rocking chair, and each night it warns you of the approaching boogeyman.


* In ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsIII'', one boss in [[WesternAnimation/ToyStory Toy Box]] is a Heartless that takes on the form of a goth girl doll.

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* In ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsIII'', one boss several dolls in [[WesternAnimation/ToyStory Toy Box]] is a Heartless that takes on the form of find themselves possessed by Heartless. The most noticeable cases are Angelic Amber, a goth girl doll.doll who becomes a boss upon being possessed, and [[spoiler:Buzz Lightyear, who was possessed on Young Xehanort's orders]].

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* ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'' [[Main/PlayedForLaughs plays this trope for comedy]]: [[spoiler: After Dennis leaves in the finale of season 12, Mac has apparently purchased a life size male Sex Doll and dressed it to resemble Dennis. Initially it creeps out everyone who encounters it, but over time the cast begin hallucinating conversations with it (the waitress eventually ends up sleeping with it). At the end of the episode, it briefly appears that the Gang have lost their minds, as the doll suddenly speaks and moves about. It's then revealed that Dennis was actually back; he tossed the doll out of sight and took its place because he wanted to gaslight the rest of the Gang.]]


%%* In the Tamir Triad, Ariani is known for producing dolls so beautiful that every nobleman and woman wants one. After one of her twin children dies at birth she goes mad and begins to remake the same doll over and over: a boy with no mouth. Her creepiest creation of all is the one she caries everywhere with her, created several weeks after the ill-fated birth. She talks to it and coddles it as if it were her own child. Unlike the mouthless boys, this doll has no face at all. Instead of the fine craftmanship of her other dolls this one is crudely made and smells rotten. [[spoiler:This is because the corpse of the dead infant are placed inside of it, tying the vengeful soul of the dead child to the doll.]]

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%%* * In the Tamir Triad, "Literature/TamirTriad", gifted dollmaker Princess Ariani is known for producing dolls so beautiful that every nobleman and woman wants one. After one of her twin children dies at birth she goes mad and begins to remake produce mouthless but otherwise perfect dolls in response to the same doll over and over: a boy with no mouth. Her creepiest death of her newborn son. This behavior culminates in the creation of all is a ragged, smelly, faceless doll that contains the one she caries everywhere with her, created several weeks after soul (and bones) of her dead son. As bad as the ill-fated birth. She talks to it and coddles it as if it were her own child. Unlike nobles thought the mouthless boys, this doll has no face at all. Instead of the fine craftmanship of her other dolls this one is crudely made and smells rotten. [[spoiler:This is because were, the corpse faceless doll is seen as a definitive sign of the dead infant are placed inside of it, tying the vengeful soul of the dead child to the doll.]]madness from just about everyone who knows her.


* In the Tamir Triad, Ariani is known for producing dolls so beautiful that every nobleman and woman wants one. After one of her twin children dies at birth she goes mad and begins to remake the same doll over and over: a boy with no mouth.
** Her creepiest creation of all is the one she caries everywhere with her, created several weeks after the ill-fated birth. She talks to it and coddles it as if it were her own child. Unlike the mouthless boys, this doll has no face at all. Instead of the fine craftmanship of her other dolls this one is crudely made and smells rotten. [[spoiler:This is because the corpse of the dead infant are placed inside of it, tying the vengeful soul of the dead child to the doll.]]

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* %%* In the Tamir Triad, Ariani is known for producing dolls so beautiful that every nobleman and woman wants one. After one of her twin children dies at birth she goes mad and begins to remake the same doll over and over: a boy with no mouth.
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mouth. Her creepiest creation of all is the one she caries everywhere with her, created several weeks after the ill-fated birth. She talks to it and coddles it as if it were her own child. Unlike the mouthless boys, this doll has no face at all. Instead of the fine craftmanship of her other dolls this one is crudely made and smells rotten. [[spoiler:This is because the corpse of the dead infant are placed inside of it, tying the vengeful soul of the dead child to the doll.]]

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* In the Tamir Triad, Ariani is known for producing dolls so beautiful that every nobleman and woman wants one. After one of her twin children dies at birth she goes mad and begins to remake the same doll over and over: a boy with no mouth.
** Her creepiest creation of all is the one she caries everywhere with her, created several weeks after the ill-fated birth. She talks to it and coddles it as if it were her own child. Unlike the mouthless boys, this doll has no face at all. Instead of the fine craftmanship of her other dolls this one is crudely made and smells rotten. [[spoiler:This is because the corpse of the dead infant are placed inside of it, tying the vengeful soul of the dead child to the doll.]]

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* ''Wrestling/LuchaUnderground'': Between Seasons 3 & 4, [[ButtMonkey Ricky]] [[FromNobodyToNightmare Mundo]] visited the Island of the Dolls and returned with Rosa the Doll, who ups the ante with a healthy dose of DemonicPossession. [[spoiler: At the end of the Season 4, Rosa possesses Taya Mundo and proclaims herself [[AGodAmI a god]].]]

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* ''Series/LegendsOfTomorrow'': Season Four episode "[[Recap/LegendsOfTomorrowS4E7HellNoDolly Hell No, Dolly!]]", the Legends find themselves fighting against the spirit of a serial killer known as Mike the Spike that possesses dolls to murder his victims.

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** The Nan Dumpster from Luke Harrap's dream in 2018 is a rusty dumpster with arms and legs made from multiple doll limbs, a tongue made from [[PrehensileHair doll hair]], and teeth made from giggling doll heads.

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