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*In the British animated film ''WesternAnimation/{{Valiant}}'' (about pigeons delivering a message for the Allies in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII), the pigeon Mercury is interrogated by German falcons, who "have ways of making [him] ''squawk''" - one of the most dreaded being a record playing loud yodeling.



* In the British animated film ''WesternAnimation/{{Valiant}}'' (about pigeons delivering a message for the Allies in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII), the pigeon Mercury is interrogated by German falcons, who "have ways of making you ''squawk''" - one of the most dreaded being a record playing loud yodeling.


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** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E1PartnersInCrime "Partners in Crime"]] demonstrates what happens if two active sonic devices are held against each other. The results are loud and glass-shattering.


* In ''VideoGame/{{Fable}}'', the Hero is tortured by listening to the warden read homegrown poetry, which all the other characters treat as worse than the standard whips and chains in the real torture chamber.
** Have you listened to the Warden's poems?
* In the ''VideoGame/{{Kirby}}'' series there is the "Mike" (microphone) copy ability, which has Kirby attack enemies with loud sounds and clear them all off the screen. Its animations varies from game to game, and on which of the three times you can do it.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Fable}}'', the Hero is tortured by listening to the warden read homegrown poetry, which all the other characters treat as worse than the standard whips and chains in the real torture chamber.
chamber. As they should.
* ''VideoGame/{{Kirby}}'':
** Have you listened to the Warden's poems?
* In the ''VideoGame/{{Kirby}}'' series there is the
The "Mike" (microphone) copy ability, which has Kirby attack enemies with loud sounds and clear them all off the screen. Its animations varies from game to game, and on which of the three times you can do it.



* Loudred and Exploud are Anime/{{Pokemon}} built upon this trope; their shtick is using sound to power their attacks. The also have an ability that prevents other sound-based moves (such as Sing and Supersonic) from working on them.
** Gen V brings the Tympole line, another family that loves to use sound (Echoed Voice,Screech).
** And many Steel-types can use Metal Sound, while Hyper Voice is common on Dragon-types and some others.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Pokemon}}'':
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Loudred and Exploud are Anime/{{Pokemon}} built upon this trope; their shtick is using sound to power their attacks. The also have an ability that prevents other sound-based moves (such as Sing and Supersonic) from working on them.
** Gen V brings the Tympole line, another family that loves to use sound (Echoed Voice,Screech).
Voice, Screech).
** And many Many Steel-types can use Metal Sound, while Hyper Voice is common on Dragon-types and some others.



* Warriors in ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' has Demoralizing Shout, which decreases enemy damage, Intimidating Shout, which causes enemies to flee, Challenging Shout, which forces enemies to attack them, and Piercing Howl, which dazes enemies. They also have Commanding Shout and Battle Shout, which increase allies endurance and damage respectively. Apparently warriors have a pretty wide vocal range. Warlocks also have Howl of Terror, which makes enemies flee. Hunter-trained bears and carrion birds also decrease enemy damage through roars and screeches, the latter of which causes actual damage.
* ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'' has the Killer [[{{Pun}} Wail]] as one of its super weapons. After it charges, placing it down will have it emit an ungodly screech in the direction it was placed. Of course, if a player is caught in it, they get immediately splatted. [[spoiler: It even features in single player, where [[FinalBoss DJ Octavio]] uses it against the player]].

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* Warriors in ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' has Demoralizing Shout, which decreases enemy damage, Intimidating Shout, which causes enemies to flee, Challenging Shout, which forces enemies to attack them, and Piercing Howl, which dazes enemies. They also have Commanding Shout and Battle Shout, which increase allies allies' endurance and damage respectively. Apparently warriors have a pretty wide vocal range. Warlocks also have Howl of Terror, which makes enemies flee. Hunter-trained bears and carrion birds also decrease enemy damage through roars and screeches, the latter of which causes actual damage.
* ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'' has the Killer [[{{Pun}} Wail]] as one of its super weapons. After it charges, placing it down will have it emit an ungodly screech in the direction it was placed. Of course, if a player is caught in it, they get immediately splatted. [[spoiler: It [[spoiler:It even features in single player, where [[FinalBoss DJ Octavio]] uses it against the player]].player.]]


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* In ''VideoGame/DisneyMagicKingdoms'', Mickey, Goofy, and Pluto finally defeat Pete by playing the trumpet, playing the tuba, and barking at him respectively.


* In ''VideoGame/ArmedAndDelrious, when the character Granny enters a room with a set of huge speakers, the BigBad turns them on to blast her out of the room using a discordant jazz tune. Given the game's overall weirdness, wearing a set of earmuffs keeps her safe - and breaks the security camera the BigBad was using.

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* In ''VideoGame/ArmedAndDelrious, ''VideoGame/ArmedAndDelirious, when the character Granny enters a room with a set of huge speakers, the BigBad turns them on to blast her out of the room using a discordant jazz tune. Given the game's overall weirdness, wearing a set of earmuffs keeps her safe - and breaks the security camera the BigBad was using.

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* In ''VideoGame/ArmedAndDelrious, when the character Granny enters a room with a set of huge speakers, the BigBad turns them on to blast her out of the room using a discordant jazz tune. Given the game's overall weirdness, wearing a set of earmuffs keeps her safe - and breaks the security camera the BigBad was using.

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* Back in the 1940s, a boxing match at the Chicago Stadium ended with a controversial call. The crowd became very unruly and a riot erupted. The stadium's organist, Al Melgard, attempted to pacify the crowd with religious and patriotic songs to no avail. His next idea was to open most of the 800-plus stops on the huge pipe organ, floor the volume pedal and slam the keyboards. The resulting sound blew out many of the arena lights and stunned the crowd, which stopped fighting and exited the building.


* In ''Webcomic/TheNoob'', OhForf' is punished by listening to the bards, and temporarily goes crazy.

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* Anime/{{Doraemon}}: [[DreadfulMusician Giant's]] singing is so bad, everyone's scared of it. And his lifelong dream is to become a singer. Suneo even posits that his singing can be ''weaponized''.
* Used in one ''Manga/{{Golgo 13}}'' story, where the last of a series of tortures used on Duke Togo is Led Zeppelin's "Houses of the Holy" at high volume (the WrittenSoundEffect being "ZUN ZUN ZUN"). It's the one that knocks him out, to boot.
* LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya with her megaphone.



* One of the "banned" episodes of ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' featured the Team Rocket trio torturing the Safari Warden by (among other things) making him listen to Meowth's singing.
** In the ''Pokémon Chronicles'' series, Butch and Cassidy of Team Rocket attempt to torture information out of Professor Oak with the sound of a nail scraping on glass.
* Almost a meta-subversion: In ''Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross'', the singing of Lynn Minmay was inspirational to the humans and a psychological weapon of mass destruction to the Zentradi. The voicework for Minmei's singing in the [[{{Macekre}} English adaptation]] ''{{Anime/Robotech}}'', however, is considered to be so god-awfully grating that fans accept the latter description as accurate, with {{Fanfic}}s sometimes portraying it in exactly those terms.
* The same thing goes with the princesses' and demons' voices in ''Manga/MermaidMelodyPichiPichiPitch'' -- and Caren can't carry a tune herself.
* In ''Manga/FairyTail'', Natsu uses this to his advantage against Cobra, who has incredibly powerful hearing that lets him read minds, somehow. He tricks him with the phrasing of the attack beforehand as a widerange roar, which would normally mean a gigantic fireball. Nope, it's actually an ''extremely'' loud, actual dragon's roar.

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* One of the "banned" episodes of ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' featured the Team Rocket trio torturing the Safari Warden by (among other things) making him listen to Meowth's singing.
** In the ''Pokémon Chronicles'' series, Butch and Cassidy of Team Rocket attempt to torture information out of Professor Oak with the sound of a nail scraping on glass.
* Almost a meta-subversion: In ''Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross'', the
''Anime/{{Doraemon}}'': [[DreadfulMusician Giant's]] singing is so bad, everyone's scared of Lynn Minmay was inspirational it. And his lifelong dream is to the humans and become a psychological weapon of mass destruction to the Zentradi. The voicework for Minmei's singer. Suneo even posits that his singing in the [[{{Macekre}} English adaptation]] ''{{Anime/Robotech}}'', however, is considered to can be so god-awfully grating that fans accept the latter description as accurate, with {{Fanfic}}s sometimes portraying it in exactly those terms.
* The same thing goes with the princesses' and demons' voices in ''Manga/MermaidMelodyPichiPichiPitch'' -- and Caren can't carry a tune herself.
''weaponized''.
* In ''Manga/FairyTail'', Natsu uses this to his advantage against Cobra, who has incredibly powerful hearing that lets him read minds, somehow. He tricks him with the phrasing of the attack beforehand as a widerange wide-range roar, which would normally mean a gigantic fireball. Nope, it's actually an ''extremely'' loud, actual dragon's roar.



* One chapter of the ''Manga/YuGiOh'' manga has a karaoke-obsessed delinquent torturing Yugi with his loud singing.

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* One chapter Used in one ''Manga/{{Golgo 13}}'' story, where the last of a series of tortures used on Duke Togo is Led Zeppelin's "Houses of the ''Manga/YuGiOh'' manga has a karaoke-obsessed delinquent torturing Yugi Holy" at high volume (the WrittenSoundEffect being "ZUN ZUN ZUN"). It's the one that knocks him out, to boot.
* ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya''
with his loud singing.her megaphone.
* This is one of the many techniques used by the Onigafuchi Guardians during the Dam War in ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry''. They would park a van in front of the dam construction site and blast buddhist prayers through megaphones at an insane volume to make the police and the workers go mad. [[LoopholeAbuse And they can't be arrested for that since religious freedom is protected.]]



* In the ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' manga, Kenshin is up against Enishi, the brother of his dead fiancee from his Battousai days. He'd trained himself to have SuperSenses so has inhuman reaction time (enabling him to counter Kenshin's typical advantages of speed and reading the enemy). Kenshin finds a solution that turns those senses against him. He sheathes his sword ''HARD''. The loud ringing of the hilt's collision with the scabbard hurts the ears of his allied {{Ninja}} friends standing some distance away. Consider that Enishi's heightened senses include hearing and you can guess the effect it had on him.
* This is one of the many techniques used by the Onigafuchi Guardians during the Dam War in ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry''. They would park a van in front of the dam construction site and blast buddhist prayers through megaphones at an insane volume to make the police and the workers go mad. [[LoopholeAbuse And they can't be arrested for that since religious freedom is protected.]]



%%* The same thing goes with the princesses' and demons' voices in ''Manga/MermaidMelodyPichiPichiPitch'' -- and Caren can't carry a tune herself.
* ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'': Kyoka Jirou's "Earphone Jack" Quirk lets her weaponize the sound of her heartbeats against her opponents.
* One of the "banned" episodes of ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' featured the Team Rocket trio torturing the Safari Warden by (among other things) making him listen to Meowth's singing.
** In the ''Pokémon Chronicles'' series, Butch and Cassidy of Team Rocket attempt to torture information out of Professor Oak with the sound of a nail scraping on glass.
* In the ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' manga, Kenshin is up against Enishi, the brother of his dead fiancee from his Battousai days. He'd trained himself to have SuperSenses so has inhuman reaction time (enabling him to counter Kenshin's typical advantages of speed and reading the enemy). Kenshin finds a solution that turns those senses against him. He sheathes his sword ''HARD''. The loud ringing of the hilt's collision with the scabbard hurts the ears of his allied {{Ninja}} friends standing some distance away. Consider that Enishi's heightened senses include hearing and you can guess the effect it had on him.
* Almost a meta-subversion: In ''Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross'', the singing of Lynn Minmay was inspirational to the humans and a psychological weapon of mass destruction to the Zentradi. The voicework for Minmei's singing in the [[{{Macekre}} English adaptation]] ''{{Anime/Robotech}}'', however, is considered to be so god-awfully grating that fans accept the latter description as accurate, with {{Fanfic}}s sometimes portraying it in exactly those terms.
* One chapter of the ''Manga/YuGiOh'' manga has a karaoke-obsessed delinquent torturing Yugi with his loud singing.



* ''Series/WireInTheBlood'': Tony was harassed by a literally paranoid neighbour who had delusions Tony was harassing ''him''. His neighbour played loud music all night as a way of getting "back" at Tony.
* In ''Series/BurnNotice'', they used this on a captured enforcer from the Russian Mafia in the episode ''Comrades'' .
* On the ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode "The Smell of Music", Charles' (terrible) playing of the French horn leaves the entire camp in an uproar, especially Hawkeye and B.J., Charles' bunkmates, who protest by refusing to shower. This continues for several days, until the two interrupt Charles' session with a kettledrum-and-kazoo rendition of ''The Col. Bogey March'', and the day ends with a mob, led by Major Houlihan, dousing Hawkeye and B.J. with buckets of soap and water, and running over Charles' horn with a jeep.
* In a parody of the Manuel Noriega situation (see Real Life), ''Series/TheDrewCareyShow'' episode "A House Reunited" has Mimi attempting to drive Drew out of his house by loudly playing "Panama" for three days.
* On ''Series/TheOfficeUS'', Jim steals Karen's desk chair because his squeaks. So Karen (not realizing who she's dealing with) tries to get back at him by squeaking the chair. He sings the chorus for "Lovefool" by The Cardigans repeatedly to get it stuck in her head. She's begging him to stop in seconds.
* On ''Series/{{Heroes}}'', Mohinder knows his [[YouKilledMyFather mortal nemesis]] Sylar has absorbed the power of super-hearing. His hearing is so keen he can hear other people's breathing and heartbeats, and in fact suffered terrible headaches from the noise. So when Mohinder goes to torture Sylar, what does he do? He strikes a ''tuning fork'' and [[CoolAndUnusualPunishment holds it up next to Sylar's ear in all of its shrill, discordant glory]] and lets Sylar scream for mercy.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'' has done this a time or two, with the Doctor's [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin sonic screwdriver.]] Once it's plugged into a pair of speakers, he's [[ForegoneConclusion pretty much won.]]
* The ''Series/{{Millennium}}'' episode "A Room with No View" where two boys are locked in room. Throughout it you can hear some kind of music playing, and yes, it's annoying after a while.
* Done in ''Series/SpaceCases'' by the evil twins in "The Trouble with Doubles".
* Desperate for a job, Series/GregTheBunny pestered his roommate Jimmy into calling his dad by saying his name over and over again to the cadence of a car alarm.

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* ''Series/WireInTheBlood'': Tony was harassed by a literally paranoid neighbour who had delusions Tony was harassing ''him''. His neighbour played loud music all night as a way of getting "back" The annoyance factor is probably why ''Series/TheAmazingRace'' production crew often hires musicians to play at Tony.
a couple tasks a season.
* In ''Series/BurnNotice'', they used this on a captured enforcer from the Russian Mafia in the episode ''Comrades'' .
* On the ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode
''Series/AreYouAfraidOfTheDark'': "The Smell of Music", Charles' (terrible) playing Tale of the French horn leaves Hatching", the entire camp in an uproar, especially Hawkeye and B.J., Charles' bunkmates, who protest by refusing to shower. This continues for several days, until reason the two interrupt Charles' session with a kettledrum-and-kazoo rendition of ''The Col. Bogey March'', and students were instructed to keep quiet in the day ends with a mob, led by Major Houlihan, dousing Hawkeye and B.J. with buckets of soap and water, and running over Charles' horn with a jeep.
* In a parody of the Manuel Noriega situation (see Real Life), ''Series/TheDrewCareyShow'' episode "A House Reunited" has Mimi attempting to drive Drew out of his house by loudly playing "Panama" for three days.
* On ''Series/TheOfficeUS'', Jim steals Karen's desk chair
boarding school was because of the reptiloid aliens' intolerance to loud high-frequency sound. Accordingly, at the climax, Augie plugs his squeaks. So Karen (not realizing who she's dealing with) tries to get back at him by squeaking the chair. He sings the chorus for "Lovefool" by The Cardigans repeatedly to get it stuck in her head. She's begging him to stop in seconds.
* On ''Series/{{Heroes}}'', Mohinder knows his [[YouKilledMyFather mortal nemesis]] Sylar has absorbed the power
Walkman into a set of super-hearing. His hearing is so keen he can hear other people's breathing loudspeakers and heartbeats, and in fact suffered terrible headaches from the noise. So when Mohinder goes to torture Sylar, what does he do? He strikes a ''tuning fork'' and [[CoolAndUnusualPunishment holds it up next to Sylar's ear in plays hard rock music, which causes all of its shrill, discordant glory]] and lets Sylar scream for mercy.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'' has done this a time or two, with
the Doctor's [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin sonic screwdriver.]] Once it's plugged into a pair of speakers, he's [[ForegoneConclusion pretty much won.]]
* The ''Series/{{Millennium}}'' episode "A Room with No View" where two boys are locked in room. Throughout it you can hear some kind of music playing, and yes, it's annoying after a while.
* Done in ''Series/SpaceCases'' by the evil twins in "The Trouble with Doubles".
* Desperate for a job, Series/GregTheBunny pestered his roommate Jimmy into calling his dad by saying his name over and over again
aliens to the cadence of a car alarm.messily explode.



* In the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "The Survivors," Deanna Troi is unexpectedly hit with music that won't leave her mind and drives her insane, specifically so she won't be able to use her mind-reading powers on the local PhysicalGod in human form, and discover that he isn't human.
* The annoyance factor is probably why ''Series/TheAmazingRace'' production crew often hires musicians to play at a couple tasks a season.
* During the navigation segment of ''Series/JamesMaysManLab'', Dodger the dog must be "traumatized" in order to make the Powder of Sympathy work properly. Rather than wound him, as was called for in times of old, they force him to listen to Susan Boyle sing "I Dreamed a Dream."
* Tony from ''Series/TheSopranos'' resorts to this against a man who refuses to return him the entrance fee of a house that Tony no longer wants. The man lives by the sea so Tony's men play invasive crooner music day and night from a boat with almost sheer impunity. The man finally caves in.
* ''Series/ILoveLucy'' may have the oldest case on television. Lucy and Ricky are trying to get out of their lease by holding a party with loud Cuban music late at night. Fred and Ethel turn the tables by selling tickets to the "concert."
* Happens in ''Series/GameOfThrones'', when [[spoiler:Winterfell]] is sieged by an army which keeps playing a loud, high-pitched horn every half a minute to unnerve the defenders. The tactic works quite well on the leader of the defending faction, [[spoiler:Theon Greyjoy]].
--->"I will kill that man. I don't care how many arrows they feather me with, how many spears they run through me, I ''will'' kill that horn-blowing cunt before I fall. [...] I swear it to the Drowned God, the Old Gods, the New Gods, to every fucking God in every fucking heaven, I will kill that man!"\\
[later, during a RousingSpeech]\\
"And whoever kills that fucking horn-blower will stand in bronze above the shores of Pyke!"
** [[spoiler: Ramsay Snow uses the same horn repeatedly during his torture of Theon, implying he was the horn-blowing cunt concerned.]]
* The CIA uses loud, intermittent {{grindcore}} against a terrorist in ''Series/{{Homeland}}''. See Real Life.



%%* In ''Series/BurnNotice'', they used this on a captured enforcer from the Russian Mafia in "Comrades".
* ''Series/DoctorWho'' has done this a time or two, with the Doctor's [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin sonic screwdriver.]] Once it's plugged into a pair of speakers, he's [[ForegoneConclusion pretty much won]].
* In a parody of the Manuel Noriega situation (see Real Life), ''Series/TheDrewCareyShow'' episode "A House Reunited" has Mimi attempting to drive Drew out of his house by loudly playing "Panama" for three days.
* Happens in ''Series/GameOfThrones'', when [[spoiler:Winterfell]] is sieged by an army which keeps playing a loud, high-pitched horn every half a minute to unnerve the defenders. The tactic works quite well on the leader of the defending faction, [[spoiler:Theon Greyjoy]].
-->"I will kill that man. I don't care how many arrows they feather me with, how many spears they run through me, I ''will'' kill that horn-blowing cunt before I fall. [...] I swear it to the Drowned God, the Old Gods, the New Gods, to every fucking God in every fucking heaven, I will kill that man!"\\
[later, during a RousingSpeech]\\
"And whoever kills that fucking horn-blower will stand in bronze above the shores of Pyke!"
** [[spoiler: Ramsay Snow uses the same horn repeatedly during his torture of Theon, implying he was the horn-blowing cunt concerned.]]
* Desperate for a job, ''Series/GregTheBunny'' pestered his roommate Jimmy into calling his dad by saying his name over and over again to the cadence of a car alarm.
* On ''Series/{{Heroes}}'', Mohinder knows his [[YouKilledMyFather mortal nemesis]] Sylar has absorbed the power of super-hearing. His hearing is so keen he can hear other people's breathing and heartbeats, and in fact suffered terrible headaches from the noise. So when Mohinder goes to torture Sylar, what does he do? He strikes a ''tuning fork'' and [[CoolAndUnusualPunishment holds it up next to Sylar's ear in all of its shrill, discordant glory]] and lets Sylar scream for mercy.
* The CIA uses loud, intermittent {{grindcore}} against a terrorist in ''Series/{{Homeland}}''. See Real Life.
* ''Series/ILoveLucy'' may have the oldest case on television. Lucy and Ricky are trying to get out of their lease by holding a party with loud Cuban music late at night. Fred and Ethel turn the tables by selling tickets to the "concert".
* During the navigation segment of ''Series/JamesMaysManLab'', Dodger the dog must be "traumatized" in order to make the Powder of Sympathy work properly. Rather than wound him, as was called for in times of old, they force him to listen to Susan Boyle sing "I Dreamed a Dream".



* In ''Series/{{Psych}}'' episode "Think Tank", Shawn stuns a gunman long enough to escape by unexpectedly using a cheap pocket [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_horn air horn]] at close range.
* In ''Series/AreYouAfraidOfTheDark'': "The Tale of the Hatching", the reason the students were instructed to keep quiet in the boarding school was because of the reptiloid aliens' intolerance to loud high-frequency sound. Accordingly, at the climax, Augie plugs his Walkman into a set of loudspeakers and plays hard rock music, which causes all of the aliens to messily explode.


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* On the ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode "The Smell of Music", Charles' (terrible) playing of the French horn leaves the entire camp in an uproar, especially Hawkeye and B.J., Charles' bunkmates, who protest by refusing to shower. This continues for several days, until the two interrupt Charles' session with a kettledrum-and-kazoo rendition of ''The Col. Bogey March'', and the day ends with a mob, led by Major Houlihan, dousing Hawkeye and B.J. with buckets of soap and water, and running over Charles' horn with a jeep.
* The ''Series/{{Millennium}}'' episode "A Room with No View" where two boys are locked in room. Throughout it you can hear some kind of music playing, and yes, it's annoying after a while.
* On ''Series/TheOfficeUS'', Jim steals Karen's desk chair because his squeaks. So Karen (not realizing who she's dealing with) tries to get back at him by squeaking the chair. He sings the chorus for "Lovefool" by The Cardigans repeatedly to get it stuck in her head. She's begging him to stop in seconds.


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* In ''Series/{{Psych}}'' episode "Think Tank", Shawn stuns a gunman long enough to escape by unexpectedly using a cheap pocket [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_horn air horn]] at close range.
* Tony from ''Series/TheSopranos'' resorts to this against a man who refuses to return him the entrance fee of a house that Tony no longer wants. The man lives by the sea so Tony's men play invasive crooner music day and night from a boat with almost sheer impunity. The man finally caves in.
%%* Done in ''Series/SpaceCases'' by the evil twins in "The Trouble with Doubles".
* In the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "The Survivors", Deanna Troi is unexpectedly hit with music that won't leave her mind and drives her insane, specifically so she won't be able to use her mind-reading powers on the local PhysicalGod in human form, and discover that he isn't human.
* ''Series/WireInTheBlood'': Tony was harassed by a literally paranoid neighbour who had delusions Tony was harassing ''him''. His neighbour played loud music all night as a way of getting "back" at Tony.


* ''VideoGame/{{Stellaris}}'' allows you to research ''Propaganda Transmission'' late-game, described as "Unencoded broadcasts signaling our claims on nearby systems" to increase Border Range, thus allowing you to slowly encroach into neighbor's territory without actually Declaring War. Beware of the Border Friction diplomatic penalties though.


* In ''WesternAnimation/MiaAndMe'' the most powerful weapon for dealing with the villains in Season One is the Trumptus what is invened by Phuddle, an instrument that makes a very loud and annoying sound. Unfortunately for the heroes, Panthea is able to take it from them in episode 4, break it apart and have her minions hide the pieces all over Centopia.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/MiaAndMe'' the most powerful weapon for dealing with the villains in Season One the first season is the Trumptus what is invened by Phuddle, an instrument that makes a very loud and annoying sound. Unfortunately for the heroes, Panthea is able to take it from them in episode 4, break it apart and have her minions hide the pieces all over Centopia.


* ''Series/TheKillPoint'': The FBI tries to psych out the hostage takers by blasting loud stereo noise into the bank. Horst Cali [[DidntThinkThisThrough has to point out]] that they're ex-military who are already used to sleeping in a war zone with bombs going off around them. Mr. Wolf starts prank calling the FBI negotiatior until she gets so annoyed that she turns it off.

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* ''Series/TheKillPoint'': The FBI tries to psych out the hostage takers by blasting loud stereo noise into the bank. Horst Cali [[DidntThinkThisThrough has to point out]] that they're ex-military who are already used to sleeping in a war zone with bombs going off around them. Mr. Wolf starts prank calling the FBI negotiatior negotiator until she gets so annoyed that she turns it off.off.
* ''Series/PlanetOfTheApes'': In "The Interrogation", Wanda uses the sound of bells and drums in order to disorientate Burke so he will talk.

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**From the same universe, the [[http://www.sarna.net/wiki/Gabriel ''Gabriel'']] [[FragileSpeedster Light Reconnaissance]] [[HoverTank Tank]] was named due to an accidental discovery by pilots that if they angled the forward fans ''just so'', it made a wailing trumpet sound from the pitch-back noise.


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