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* ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'': In "Crocker Shocker", Dr. Fancyfree hypnotizes Mr. Crocker with a pocket watch so he doesn't believe in fairies.


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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'': In the special "All Growed Up", Tommy uses the fake Scorpio medallion as one on Dil to help him get to sleep.


* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' book "The Great Spongebobini", Spongebob tries to hypnotize Patrick into not being sick using a combination of this and HypnoticEyes. It doesn't work.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' book "The Great Amazing Spongebobini", Spongebob tries to hypnotize Patrick into not being sick using a combination of this and HypnoticEyes. It doesn't work.



* In ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'', Madam Foster's bowling rival is able to hypnotize Bloo by swinging the ball from a paddle-ball in front of his face to coax him into bowling for her team.


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* ''WesternAnimation/BackAtTheBarnyard'': In "Hypno-a-Go-Go", Otis uses one of these to hypnotize the farm folk.


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* In ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'', Madam Foster's bowling rival is able to hypnotize Bloo by swinging the ball from a paddle-ball in front of his face to coax him into bowling for her team.


* ''Anime/{{Doraemon}}'': One of Doraemon's gadgets, as shown in "Doraemon's Time Capsule", is a wand that acts as a hypnotic pendulum that can hypnotize even artificial intelligence such as robots.

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* ''Anime/{{Doraemon}}'': ''Manga/{{Doraemon}}'': One of Doraemon's gadgets, as shown in "Doraemon's Time Capsule", is a wand that acts as a hypnotic pendulum that can hypnotize even artificial intelligence such as robots.


** In "Fear of a Krabby Patty", Plankton uses this as his final psychiatric exercise for [=SpongeBob=] so he can hypnotize him to tell him the formula, but it doesn't work and ends up curing him of his fear of krabby patties.

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** In "Fear of Not a Krabby Patty", Plankton uses this as his final psychiatric exercise for pendulum, but in "Professor Squidward", [=SpongeBob=] so he can hypnotize him to tell him and Patrick are entranced by the formula, but ticking arm of Squidward's metronome that they end up swinging with it doesn't work and ends up curing him of his fear of krabby patties.repeating "tick" over and over.


* ''ComicBook/WonderWoman1942'': One of the first tricks Paula uses on targets she needs to have do her bidding but doesn't have time to fully mentally break and condition is to strap them in and have a trinket spun or waved in front of their eyes to see if they're susceptible to hypnotism.

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* ''ComicBook/WonderWoman1942'': ''Franchise/WonderWoman'' [[ComicBook/WonderWoman1942 Vol 1]]: One of the first tricks Paula uses on targets she needs to have do her bidding but doesn't have time to fully mentally break and condition is to strap them in and have a trinket spun or waved in front of their eyes to see if they're susceptible to hypnotism.


** In "Fear of a Krabby Patty", Plankton uses this as his final psychiatric exercise for [=SpongeBob=] so he can hypnotize him to tell him the formula, but it doesn't work and ends up curing him of his fear.

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** In "Fear of a Krabby Patty", Plankton uses this as his final psychiatric exercise for [=SpongeBob=] so he can hypnotize him to tell him the formula, but it doesn't work and ends up curing him of his fear.fear of krabby patties.

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** In "Fear of a Krabby Patty", Plankton uses this as his final psychiatric exercise for [=SpongeBob=] so he can hypnotize him to tell him the formula, but it doesn't work and ends up curing him of his fear.


* A ''ComicBook/BlakeAndMortimer'' story uses a folding fan opening and closing to the same effect on [[spoiler:Colonel Olrik]], to get him to relive his memories as [[spoiler:Professor Septimus' guinea pig.]]



* The Psychic-type Franchise/{{Pokemon}} Hypno wields a pendulum, swinging it back and forth to perform its psychic attacks.

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* The Psychic-type Franchise/{{Pokemon}} Hypno wields a pendulum, swinging it back and forth to perform its psychic attacks.attacks, which has led to it being considered a MemeticMolester.

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* ''WesternAnimation/OneHundredAndOneDalmatiansTheSeries'': Cadpig attempts to use this on Leitunant Pug in "Howl Noon" to get him to face his fears and stand up to his childhood bully, Persian Pete. In the end, Pug uses Cadpig (Who has been strapped to him with handcuffs) as a pendulum to hypnotize and defeat Persian Pete.

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* In ''Ravenloft II: House on Gryphon Hill'', the sequel to the original ''TabletopGame/{{Ravenloft}}'', uses this instead of the more well known Tarokka reading. While the DM plays the hypnotist, the players take turns answering the questions, choosing from a list given to them by the game.
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* In ''VideoGame/ConkersBadFurDay'', during a fight against a dinosaur, the context-sensitive buttons will give Conker a pocket watch, which he can use to hypnotize and tame the dinosaur.

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* ''Series/{{ALF}}'': ALF tries to hypnotize the family cat Lucky using a pocketwatch. "You are getting sleepy. You... are no longer a cat. You are a bagel."

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* Willy Beamish can make an impromptu one in ''VideoGame/TheAdventuresOfWillyBeamish'' by combining a length of chain with his Nintari's lock-up key. [[spoiler:He uses it on a Tootsweet security guard to knock him out and escape his office.]]

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** Alternate foci for this method can be anything from a candle flame to a dot on the wall.

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* In ''VideoGame/AliceMadnessReturns'', Dr. Bumby practices hypnotherapy and uses a door key with a Venus symbol at the top to hypnotize his patients.

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