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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' pokes fun at the inkblot test often enough given that Dr. Scratchansniff fits into the role of the stereotypical psychologist. The first episode "De-Zanitized" has him giving Dot the test. When Dr. Scratchansniff gives the test to Yakko, every picture looks like "girls".

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' pokes fun at the inkblot test often enough given that Dr. Scratchansniff fits into the role of the stereotypical psychologist. The first episode "De-Zanitized" has him giving Dot the test. When Dr. Scratchansniff gives the test to Yakko, every picture looks like "girls". (Except the last one, a completely black page that reminds him of "[[BreakingTheFourthWall The next cartoon!]]")


* ''Big Secrets'' by William Poundstone had black-and-white illustrations of each blot, with full descriptions, including colors. Published 1985.

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* ''Big Secrets'' ''Literature/BigSecrets'' by William Poundstone had black-and-white illustrations of each blot, with full descriptions, including colors. Published 1985.


** Earlier in the same episode, XR himself was subjected to an impromptu test with the help of Booster rubbing his face on a dirty serviette. All XR sees in that test are [[BellyDancer Sirenian Snake Dancers,]] including his teammate Mira as one, which Mira herself calls out XR for being [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar "A Sexist Pig."]]

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** Earlier in the same episode, XR himself was subjected to an impromptu test with the help of Booster rubbing his face on a dirty serviette. All XR sees in that test are [[BellyDancer Sirenian Snake Dancers,]] including his teammate Mira as one, which Mira herself calls out XR for being [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar "A Sexist Pig."]]"

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* [[DiscussedTrope Discussed]] and [[DeniedTrope denied]] by Col. Potter in an episode of ''Series/MASH''. Dr. Sidney Freedman has been called in to help Potter with a bout of depression and Potter tells him to not bother with the Rohrschach Test as all the inkblots look like horses to him.


* Early on in ''ComicBook/DoomsdayClock'', it's revealed that Bruce Wayne has been forced to take one every year by his board of directors due to his eccentric behavior (the bopard, not realizing he's Batman, think he's just unstable). He uses the opportunity to polish up his RichIdiotWithNoDayJob persona by [[ObfuscstingStupidity saying that each and every blot looks to him like a yacht]].

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* Early on in ''ComicBook/DoomsdayClock'', it's revealed that Bruce Wayne has been forced to take one every year by his board of directors due to his eccentric behavior (the bopard, board, not realizing he's Batman, think he's just unstable).unstable and have taken out Critical Personnel Insurance on him in case he checks out of reality). He uses the opportunity to polish up his RichIdiotWithNoDayJob persona by [[ObfuscstingStupidity saying that each and every blot looks to him like a yacht]].

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* Early on in ''ComicBook/DoomsdayClock'', it's revealed that Bruce Wayne has been forced to take one every year by his board of directors due to his eccentric behavior (the bopard, not realizing he's Batman, think he's just unstable). He uses the opportunity to polish up his RichIdiotWithNoDayJob persona by [[ObfuscstingStupidity saying that each and every blot looks to him like a yacht]].

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* The video for Gnarls Barkley's "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-N4jf6rtyuw Crazy]]" revolves around those, fitting the title.


* In Robert Pirsig's novel ''Lila'', Phaedrus claims that the true purpose of the Rorschach test is to gauge the subject's imaginative ability, such that if the person says "I don't see anything," or "I see an inkblot," that's allegedly a potential sign of severe mental illness. It should be noted that there is no evidence to support this claim. At most, such responses would indicate a lack of creativity.

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* In Robert Pirsig's novel ''Lila'', ''Literature/{{Lila}}'', Phaedrus claims that the true purpose of the Rorschach test is to gauge the subject's imaginative ability, such that if the person says "I don't see anything," or "I see an inkblot," that's allegedly a potential sign of severe mental illness. It should be noted that there is no evidence to support this claim. At most, such responses would indicate a lack of creativity.


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* Ronald from ''Literature/EyeOfAFly'' eagerly describes how his analyst gave him a Rorschach test, which showed him that he sees the world as a giant breast. Harry mutters, "You need an analyst to tell you that?"


* On ''Series/BarneyMiller'' episode "The Psychiatrist", a psychiatrist has the squad look at inkblots. Yemana sees an elephant wearing a hat. "Now turn the picture upside down and tell me what you see." "An elephant standing on his head. Wearing a hat."

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* On ''Series/BarneyMiller'' episode "The Psychiatrist", "[[Recap/BarneyMillerS2E20 The Psychiatrist]]", a psychiatrist has the squad look at inkblots. Yemana sees an elephant wearing a hat. "Now turn the picture upside down and tell me what you see." "An elephant standing on his head. Wearing a hat."


* In ''Literature/FlowersForAlgernon'', Charlie is given a Rorschach early on, and to highlight his severe mental retardation, he's unable to understand the concept, thinking that he's supposed to find some sort of hidden picture. A few weeks later, he's given the test again, and gets angry because he thinks they changed the test on him.

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* In ''Literature/FlowersForAlgernon'', Charlie is given a Rorschach early on, and to highlight his severe mental retardation, he's unable to understand the concept, thinking that he's supposed to find some sort of hidden picture. A few weeks later, he's given the test again, and gets angry because he thinks they changed the test on him. [[spoiler: He's given a third one after he concludes that he will eventually lose his intelligence, and realizes to his horror he can't remember what he's supposed to do.]]


* On ''Series/TheGoldenGirls'', Sophia is taking an inkblot test in an attempt to become a nun. She identifies all the blots as increasingly elaborate religious imagery: an angel, a dove perched upon the throne of God, the Blessed Virgin smiling as she pours love upon the hearts of the righteous, until Dorothy interrupts exasperatedly that the blot is obviously "[[Series/{{Dynasty}} John Forsythe]] lying naked in a pool of honey." The nun administering the test agrees.

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* On ''Series/TheGoldenGirls'', Sophia is taking an inkblot test in an attempt to become a nun. She identifies all the blots as increasingly elaborate religious imagery: an angel, a dove perched upon the throne of God, the Blessed Virgin smiling as she pours love upon the hearts of the righteous, until Dorothy interrupts exasperatedly that the blot is obviously "[[Series/{{Dynasty}} John Forsythe]] "Creator/JohnForsythe lying naked in a pool of honey." The nun administering the test agrees.


* In ''Kid Eternity'', Kid is given the test by Dr. Pathos. Pathos doesn't question it but grows very frustrated when Kid claims he sees every blot as "a man being swallowed by a giant vagina."

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* In ''Kid Eternity'', Kid is given the test by Dr. Pathos. Pathos doesn't question it but grows very frustrated when Kid claims he sees every blot as "a "[[FreudWasRight a man being swallowed by a giant vagina."]]"


* In the tutorial/character creation part of ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'', inkblots are one of the tests Doc Mitchell gives the player character in order to determine your tag skills, along with a word association test. [[http://newvegasnexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=36850 A humorous mod]] to the game adds an additional, rather obvious answer to one of the ink blots. Once you see it, it can't be unseen...

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* In the tutorial/character creation part of ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'', inkblots are one of the tests Doc Mitchell gives the player character in order to determine your tag skills, along with a word association test. [[http://newvegasnexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=36850 [[https://www.nexusmods.com/newvegas/mods/36850 A humorous mod]] to the game adds an additional, rather obvious answer to one of the ink blots. Once you see it, it can't be unseen...




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\n* ''Film/BorisAndNatasha'': When Boris and Natasha defect, a physiatrist shows them some inkblots. They see a bomb explosion, a machine gun attack at a small embassy, and a little puppy with floppy ears...carrying a letter bomb into a small embassy.

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* ''Manga/YuuutsuKunToSuccubusSan'': Chapter 7 features a variation called the Baum Test. Rather than the standard inkblot, the test involves the patient drawing a tree, usually a baum per the name of the test, and determining information about the patient from the drawing. Yuu draws a bare stump. Just as Sakuma is lamenting that she can't work anything out about Yuu from that, she notices something on the horizon line: two small dots that, on closer inspection, are Yuu and Sakuma holding hands. She declares the drawing perfect.

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