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* Used comedically (of course) in ''Series/AllThat'', with Hypnopants, the evil villain with hypnotic pants. [[spoiler:At least once he was beaten by Boring Man boring the pants off him.]]



* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''. Homaged in the ''Captain Proton'' holodeck program in "Thirty Days". The Twin Mistresses of Evil (played by the famous Delaney twins) have Buster Kincaid (played by Harry Kim) chained up so they can use the terrible Brain Probe, which they promise will turn him into their grovelling slave. Harry does not seem particularly adverse to the idea.
** ''Franchise/StarTrek'' does it for real on occasion. In ''Dagger of the Mind,'' a "hospital" basically zombifies people with a hypno-spinny-thingy. Trying to remember what happened to you, let alone tell others, causes increasing pain and eventually death. However, brainwashing in ''Trek'' usually takes the form of MoreThanMindControl, psychic manipulation, etc.
** And then there's the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "The Game" where a simple PuzzleGame takes over the psyches of the crew. (Think of it as an allegory of what would happen if ''VideoGame/AngryBirds'' or ''{{VideoGame/Zuma}}'' was created with evil intent -- if such a thought really is a stretch.) [[spoiler:Fortunately, [[CreatorsPet Wesley Crusher]] makes a guest appearance just in time to save the day.]]
* Several different varieties turned up during the original run of ''Series/DoctorWho''; sometimes it was even the Doctor himself using them.
** Also Cybus [=EarPods=] and the Archangel Network in the new series. Also, take a look at the Silence ... wait, where was I? Cybus and Archangel, right.

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* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''. Homaged ''Series/{{Continuum}}'': A chip exists in the ''Captain Proton'' holodeck program in "Thirty Days". The Twin Mistresses of Evil (played by the famous Delaney twins) have Buster Kincaid (played by Harry Kim) chained up so they can use the terrible Brain Probe, future which allows remote control of a human or animal's brain. Travis had one when he was a SuperSoldier, debtors get them when they're enslaved to repay what they promise will turn him into their grovelling slave. Harry does not seem particularly adverse to the idea.
** ''Franchise/StarTrek'' does it for real on occasion. In ''Dagger of the Mind,'' a "hospital" basically zombifies people with a hypno-spinny-thingy. Trying to remember what happened to you, let alone tell others, causes increasing pain and eventually death. However, brainwashing in ''Trek'' usually takes the form of MoreThanMindControl, psychic manipulation, etc.
** And then there's the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "The Game" where a simple PuzzleGame takes over the psyches of the crew. (Think of it as an allegory of what would happen if ''VideoGame/AngryBirds'' or ''{{VideoGame/Zuma}}'' was created with evil intent -- if such a thought really is a stretch.) [[spoiler:Fortunately, [[CreatorsPet Wesley Crusher]]
owe, Curtis makes a guest appearance just in time to save the day.]]
* Several different varieties turned up during the original run of ''Series/DoctorWho''; sometimes it was even the Doctor himself
bugs and an attack dog into his servants using them.
** Also Cybus [=EarPods=] and the Archangel Network in the new series. Also, take a look at the Silence ... wait, where was I? Cybus and Archangel, right.
them, while Liber8 uses them to turn various white collar criminals into bank robbers.



* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** Several different varieties turned up during the original run; sometimes it was even the Doctor himself using them.
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E5RiseofTheCybermen "Rise of the Cybermen"]]/[[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E6TheAgeOfSteel "The Age of Steel"]]: The Cybus Industries earpods worn by most people in the AlternateUniverse, which when activated make them calmly march into factories to be Cyberconverted.
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E12TheSoundOfDrums "The Sound of Drums"]]/[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E13LastOfTheTimeLords "Last of the Time Lords"]]: The Archangel network of satellites, which broadcast a signal that causes most of humanity to trust the Master's human alias, and later to cow most resistance.
* ''Series/PerfectStrangers'': In a Halloween episode, Larry dreams that Balki is an alien who possesses people with his embroidered vests.
* The Sword of Darkness from the Green Ranger saga of the original ''Series/PowerRangers'' was the tool that [[BigBad Rita Repulsa]] used to maintain her control over the Green Ranger. Tommy was only freed from the EvilWeapon when Jason destroyed it during their final duel.



* Used comedically (of course) in ''Series/AllThat'', with Hypnopants, the evil villain with hypnotic pants. [[spoiler:At least once he was beaten by Boring Man boring the pants off him.]]
* ''Literature/TheTripods'': The alien masters first use mass hypnosis then keep the populace permanently hypnotized by putting "caps" on them, suppressing their creativity and curiosity and making them worshipful towards their alien "masters".
* ''Series/PerfectStrangers'': In a Halloween episode, Larry dreams that Balki is an alien who possesses people with his embroidered vests.

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* Used comedically (of course) ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''. Homaged in ''Series/AllThat'', with Hypnopants, the evil villain with hypnotic pants. [[spoiler:At least once he was beaten ''Captain Proton'' holodeck program in "Thirty Days". The Twin Mistresses of Evil (played by Boring Man boring the pants off him.]]
* ''Literature/TheTripods'': The alien masters first
famous Delaney twins) have Buster Kincaid (played by Harry Kim) chained up so they can use mass hypnosis then keep the populace permanently hypnotized by putting "caps" on them, suppressing terrible Brain Probe, which they promise will turn him into their creativity and curiosity and making them worshipful towards their alien "masters".
* ''Series/PerfectStrangers'':
grovelling slave. Harry does not seem particularly adverse to the idea.
** ''Franchise/StarTrek'' does it for real on occasion.
In "Dagger of the Mind", a Halloween episode, Larry dreams that Balki is an alien who possesses "hospital" basically zombifies people with his embroidered vests.a hypno-spinny-thingy. Trying to remember what happened to you, let alone tell others, causes increasing pain and eventually death. However, brainwashing in ''Trek'' usually takes the form of MoreThanMindControl, psychic manipulation, etc.
** And then there's the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "The Game" where a simple PuzzleGame takes over the psyches of the crew. (Think of it as an allegory of what would happen if ''VideoGame/AngryBirds'' or ''{{VideoGame/Zuma}}'' was created with evil intent -- if such a thought really is a stretch.) [[spoiler:Fortunately, [[CreatorsPet Wesley Crusher]] makes a guest appearance just in time to save the day.]]



* ''Series/{{Continuum}}'': A chip exists in the future which allows remote control of a human or animal's brain. Travis had one when he was a SuperSoldier, debtors get them when they're enslaved to repay what they owe, Curtis makes bugs and an attack dog into his servants using them, while Liber8 uses them to turn various white collar criminals into bank robbers.
* The Sword of Darkness from the Green Ranger saga of the original ''Series/PowerRangers'' was the tool that [[BigBad Rita Repulsa]] used to maintain her control over the Green Ranger. Tommy was only freed from the EvilWeapon when Jason destroyed it during their final duel.

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* ''Series/{{Continuum}}'': A chip exists in ''Series/TheTripods'': The alien masters first use mass hypnosis then keep the future which allows remote control of a human or animal's brain. Travis had one when he was a SuperSoldier, debtors get them when they're enslaved to repay what they owe, Curtis makes bugs and an attack dog into his servants using populace permanently hypnotized by putting "caps" on them, while Liber8 uses them to turn various white collar criminals into bank robbers.
* The Sword of Darkness from the Green Ranger saga of the original ''Series/PowerRangers'' was the tool that [[BigBad Rita Repulsa]] used to maintain her control over the Green Ranger. Tommy was only freed from the EvilWeapon when Jason destroyed it during
suppressing their final duel.creativity and curiosity and making them worshipful towards their alien "masters".



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* ''Battle Club'' has the NOB Bracelet an amulet that contains the manipulators ki in a charm. It allows the manipulator to observe and influence the wearer with the amulet to the point of mind control.

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* In ''Fanfic/TheMeaningOfHarmony'' the Forge of Laughter contains a variation of this, which makes the ponies think this particular Forge lacks the focusing crystals the others have, and not really care about it whatsoever despite the importance of the crystals.

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* ''ComicBook/LegendsOfTheDeadEarth'': In ''ComicBook/{{Batman}}'' Annual #20, the children of New Gotham are implanted with a mind control chip by the City Controllers once they reach a certain age. [[spoiler:The Batman cyborg who protects the city prevents this from being done to three children.]]


* The SteveJackson card game ''Illuminati'' has the Orbital Mind Control Lasers as one of the cards.

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* The SteveJackson Creator/SteveJacksonGames card game ''Illuminati'' has the Orbital Mind Control Lasers as one of the cards.



%%** The Spellbinder The Mad Hatter from the ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' comics.

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%%** %% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample ** The Spellbinder The Mad Hatter from the ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' comics.


* In the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' ''ForgottenRealms'' game ''Curse of the Azure Bonds'', the magic tattoo version of this from the novel ''Azure Bonds'' (see Literature) has apparently been licensed out to various evil organizations. The main quest involves the [=PCs=] freeing themselves from azure bonds placed by [[VillainTeamUp five evil organizations]] who usually don't work together.

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* In the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' ''ForgottenRealms'' ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' game ''Curse of the Azure Bonds'', the magic tattoo version of this from the novel ''Azure Bonds'' (see Literature) has apparently been licensed out to various evil organizations. The main quest involves the [=PCs=] freeing themselves from azure bonds placed by [[VillainTeamUp five evil organizations]] who usually don't work together.


* ''WesternAnimation/{{Bratz}}'': The snobby antagonist Burdine uses a hypnosis tool called the Hypnozapper she brought over the internet to hypnotize Sasha and Jade through their [=PDAs=] and forcing them into sabotaging the Bratz on the night they're set to receive the "Teen Choice Award." Meanwhile the Tweevil twins try to hypnotize Cameron and Dylan so they will fall in love with them. Also a source of FetishFuel when Burdine first tests her device on the Tweevil twins into hopping like rabbits and barking like dogs.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Bratz}}'': The snobby antagonist Burdine uses a hypnosis tool called the Hypnozapper she brought over the internet to hypnotize Sasha and Jade through their [=PDAs=] and forcing them into sabotaging the Bratz on the night they're set to receive the "Teen Choice Award." Meanwhile the Tweevil twins try to hypnotize Cameron and Dylan so they will fall in love with them. Also a source of FetishFuel an appeal to fetishes when Burdine first tests her device on the Tweevil twins into hopping like rabbits and barking like dogs.


* In the ''ComicBook/MissileMouse'' comic "Rescue On [=Tankium3=], the villains of the book used devices that attached to a person's head to control them to control the males of the titular planet to mine for [[spoiler:their company]].

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* In the ''ComicBook/MissileMouse'' comic "Rescue On [=Tankium3=], the villains of the book used devices that attached to a person's head to control them to control the males of the titular planet to mine for [[spoiler:their company]].[[spoiler:the Cosmic-Cola Company]].


* In the''ComicBook/MissileMouse'' comic "Rescue On [=Tankium3=], the villains of the book used devices that attached to a person's head to control them to control the males of the titular planet to mine for [[spoiler:their company]].

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* In the''ComicBook/MissileMouse'' the ''ComicBook/MissileMouse'' comic "Rescue On [=Tankium3=], the villains of the book used devices that attached to a person's head to control them to control the males of the titular planet to mine for [[spoiler:their company]].

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* In the''ComicBook/MissileMouse'' comic "Rescue On [=Tankium3=], the villains of the book used devices that attached to a person's head to control them to control the males of the titular planet to mine for [[spoiler:their company]].


* This is the Mad Hatter's schtick in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries''. When he did it to mice, it was cute and scientific. When he did it to a female co-worker named Alice on whom he had a huge unrequited crush, it became creepy and stalkerish, but he relented and let her go when Batman called him out on it.

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* This is the Mad Hatter's schtick in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries''. When he did it to mice, it was cute and scientific. When he did it to a female co-worker named Alice on whom he had a huge unrequited crush, it became creepy and stalkerish, but he relented and let her go when he [[NeverMyFault accuses Batman called of forcing him to use it after Batman calls him out on it.it]], Batman has to defeat him in order to enable Alice's boyfriend to free her.

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* Mind-control devices called "Zone Generators" are the reason for the [[AfterTheEnd apocalyptic]] state of ''WesternAnimation/SpiralZone''. Anyone within their radius who doesn't have the Zone Riders' suits or isn't a member of [[EmperorScientist Overlord]]'s posse falls under Overlord's control.


* WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpy had a helmet that forced the perpetually angry Ren to be happy.
* ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'':

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* WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpy ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'' had a helmet that forced the perpetually angry Ren to be happy.
* ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'':''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'':



** Plankton succeeds in even more spectacular fashion in the film, when he gives away mind control devices disguised as Chum Bucket helmets and brainwashes the entire town. His control is broken by means of [[spoiler:ThePowerOfRock]]. [[SugarWiki/CrowningMomentOfAwesome Yes, it is awesome]].

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** Plankton succeeds in even more spectacular fashion in the film, when he gives away mind control devices disguised as Chum Bucket helmets and brainwashes the entire town. His control is broken by means of [[spoiler:ThePowerOfRock]]. [[SugarWiki/CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome Yes, it is awesome]].



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Bratz}}'': The snobby antagonist Burdine uses a hypnosis tool called the Hypnozapper she brought over the internet to hypnotize Sasha and Jade through their [=PDAs=] and forcing them into sabotaging the Bratz on the night they're set to receive the "Teen Choice Award." Meanwhile the Tweevil twins try to hypnotize Cameron and Dylan so they will fall in love with them. Also a source of fetish fuel when Burdine first tests her device on the Tweevil twins into hopping like rabbits and barking like dogs.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Bratz}}'': The snobby antagonist Burdine uses a hypnosis tool called the Hypnozapper she brought over the internet to hypnotize Sasha and Jade through their [=PDAs=] and forcing them into sabotaging the Bratz on the night they're set to receive the "Teen Choice Award." Meanwhile the Tweevil twins try to hypnotize Cameron and Dylan so they will fall in love with them. Also a source of fetish fuel FetishFuel when Burdine first tests her device on the Tweevil twins into hopping like rabbits and barking like dogs.


* Sublimino's pocketwatch in ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben10}}''.

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* Sublimino's pocketwatch in ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben10}}''.''WesternAnimation/Ben10''.

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