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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glZnkpIDWSE Allen Pan]] demonstrates a sound-activated Smart Home system he built that is triggered [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda by playing certain familiar songs on his Ocarina]]. He uses the Song of Storms to trigger some watering mechanisms, uses Epona's Song to unlock his car door, and the Bolero of Fire to start up the heating system.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glZnkpIDWSE Allen Pan]] demonstrates a sound-activated Smart Home system he built that is triggered [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda by playing certain familiar songs on his Ocarina]]. He uses the Song of Storms to trigger some watering mechanisms, uses Epona's Song to unlock his car door, and the Bolero of Fire to start up the heating system. The Song of Healing, naturally, resets all the systems to standby.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glZnkpIDWSE Allen Pan]] demonstrates a sound-activated Smart Home system he built that is triggered [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda by playing certain familiar songs on his Ocarina]]. He uses the Song of Storms to trigger some watering mechanisms, uses Epona's Song to unlock his car door, and the Bolero of Fire to start up the heating system.


* In the 1984 film ''Film/ElectricDreams'' another computer who ran the house grew envious of its owner's relationship with the downstairs hottie, and did mean things to him. This was a comedy, though, so it was nothing too drastic.

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* In the 1984 film ''Film/ElectricDreams'' ''Film/ElectricDreams'', another computer who ran the house grew envious of its owner's relationship with the downstairs hottie, and did mean things to him. This was a comedy, though, so it was nothing too drastic.

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* In ''Literature/TheNightMayor'', it's mentioned in passing that Susan's house is one, capable of doing things like keeping itself tidy and feeding her pet fish while she's away.


* A parody of HAL from ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'' in a ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' "Treehouse of Horror" episode is this. It has the voice of Pierce Brosnan and it falls in love with Marge. HilarityEnsues.

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* A parody of HAL from ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'' in a ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' "Treehouse of Horror" episode is this. It ''is'' this... The computer has the voice of Pierce Brosnan and it quickly falls in love with Marge. HilarityEnsues.

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* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'': In "The Haven", many buildings are run by an artificial intelligence named Argus.

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* In ''Fanfic/NeitherABirdNorAPlaneItsDeku'', K.E.L.E.X. was this for the House of El's mansion prior to being installed in Izuku's spaceship.
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* Creator/SJPerelman's short comedy piece "Dial 'H' for Headache" centers around a guy setting up a phone-controlled version of this in his mistress's apartment. She gets sick of it in short order as he's a bit of a ControlFreak and keeps tweaking settings remotely (an iron temperature that's good for his suits scorches her dress, for example). HilarityEnsues when his wife finds the "little black book" he keeps the control codes in...

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* Creator/SJPerelman's short comedy piece "Dial 'H' for Headache" Heartburn" centers around a guy setting up a phone-controlled prototype version of this in his mistress's apartment. She gets sick of it in short order as he's a bit of a ControlFreak and keeps tweaking settings remotely (an iron temperature that's good for his suits scorches her dress, for example). HilarityEnsues when his wife finds the "little black book" he keeps the control codes in...

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* Creator/SJPerelman's short comedy piece "Dial 'H' for Headache" centers around a guy setting up a phone-controlled version of this in his mistress's apartment. She gets sick of it in short order as he's a bit of a ControlFreak and keeps tweaking settings remotely (an iron temperature that's good for his suits scorches her dress, for example). HilarityEnsues when his wife finds the "little black book" he keeps the control codes in...


* WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes short ''Design for Leaving'' has Daffy outfit Elmer's home with automated labor saving devices that are anything but.

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''Design for Leaving'' has Daffy outfit Elmer's home with automated labor saving devices that are anything but.but convenient, like a garbage disposal that's just a pig that eats your food scraps, and an elevator that brings the upper story down to you... crushing the room below it in the process.



* In ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'', the Avenger's Mansion is run by Tony Stark's A.I., JARVIS, just like the recent film adaptation.
* The WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse short ''Mickey's Mechanical House''.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'', the Avenger's Mansion is run by Tony Stark's A.I., JARVIS, just like the recent film adaptation.
* The WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse WesternAnimation/MickeyMouseworks short ''Mickey's Mechanical House''.

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* ''Series/TheNewAvengers'': "Complex" has a Canadian intelligence building controlled by an AI. The AI has control over all of the building's systems. Turns into SapientHouse territory when the AI starts uses the those systems to murder anyone who comes too close to discovering its secret.


* In one episode of 70s BritCom ''SomeMothersDoAveEm'', the rather 'special' protagonist Frank Spencer (Michael Crawford) is a guest at a house where all of the fixtures and fittings are computer-controlled. In his usual inimitable manner Frank manages to completely wreck the place in half an hour.

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* In one episode of 70s BritCom ''SomeMothersDoAveEm'', ''Series/SomeMothersDoAveEm'', the rather 'special' protagonist Frank Spencer (Michael Crawford) is a guest at a house where all of the fixtures and fittings are computer-controlled. In his usual inimitable manner Frank manages to completely wreck the place in half an hour.


The Smart House is a fully automated house controlled by a sophisticated computer AI. Basically, you talk to the house, and tell it what you want, and it does it for you. Turn on the lights, cook breakfast, even draw your bath. Some smart houses will even monitor your vital signs.

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The Smart House is a fully automated house controlled by a sophisticated computer AI.ArtificialIntelligence. Basically, you talk to the house, and tell it what you want, and it does it for you. Turn on the lights, electronics, [[AutoKitchen cook breakfast, your meals]], even draw your bath. Some smart houses will even monitor your vital signs.



Because AIIsACrapshoot, Smart House AIs have a tendency to go horribly awry. They usually don't become actually ''evil'', but they can become jealously overprotective of their owners. In some instances, they are shown falling in love with their owners or becoming envious of their owners relationships with other humans. May be subject to {{Zeerust}} depending on the age depicted.

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Because AIIsACrapshoot, Smart House AIs [=AIs=] have a tendency to go horribly awry. They usually don't become actually ''evil'', but they can become jealously overprotective of their owners. In some instances, they are shown falling in love with their owners or becoming envious of their owners owners' relationships with other humans. May be subject to {{Zeerust}} depending on the age depicted.



* In the recent ''Film/IronMan'' films, Jarvis the butler is changed to JARVIS, the AI that controls Tony's Smart House.

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* In the recent ''Film/IronMan'' films, Jarvis the butler is changed to JARVIS, the AI that controls Tony's Smart House.



* The ChristmasSpecial of ''Series/BlackMirror'' ("Recap/BlackMirrorWhiteChristmas") features one where you create a mental copy of yourself to control your own house. So if you like to wake up to a certain song, demand your toast is done a certain way and are all around fussy, then who better than yourself to make everything perfect? The catch however? That mental copy is in every-way like you and so probably isn't content to be your personal servant; the way to make them "compliant" is sensory deprivation to the extent where they will beg for even the most mundane of tasks to keep then entertained. You're basically torturing yourself to get a slightly less stressful life.

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* The ChristmasSpecial of ''Series/BlackMirror'' ("Recap/BlackMirrorWhiteChristmas") features one where you create a mental copy of yourself to control your own house. So if you like to wake up to a certain song, demand your toast is done a certain way and are all around all-around fussy, then who better than yourself to make everything perfect? The catch however? That catch, however, is that said mental copy is in every-way every way like you and so probably isn't content to be your personal servant; the way to make them "compliant" is sensory deprivation to the extent where they will beg for even the most mundane of tasks to keep then them entertained. You're basically torturing yourself to get a slightly less stressful life.



* A parody of HAL from ''2001 A Space Odyssey'' in a ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' "Treehouse of Horror" episode is this. It's the voice of Pierce Brosnan and it falls in love with Marge. HilarityEnsues.

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* A parody of HAL from ''2001 A Space Odyssey'' ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'' in a ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' "Treehouse of Horror" episode is this. It's It has the voice of Pierce Brosnan and it falls in love with Marge. HilarityEnsues.



* The MickeyMouse short ''Mickey's Mechanical House''.

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* The MickeyMouse WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse short ''Mickey's Mechanical House''.


* The ChristmasSpecial of ''Series/BlackMirror'' features one where you create a mental copy of yourself to control your own house. So if you like to wake up to a certain song, demand your toast is done a certain way and are all around fussy, then who better than yourself to make everything perfect? The catch however? That mental copy is in every-way like you and so probably isn't content to be your personal servant; the way to make them "compliant" is sensory deprivation to the extent where they will beg for even the most mundane of tasks to keep then entertained. You're basically torturing yourself to get a slightly less stressful life.

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* The ChristmasSpecial of ''Series/BlackMirror'' ("Recap/BlackMirrorWhiteChristmas") features one where you create a mental copy of yourself to control your own house. So if you like to wake up to a certain song, demand your toast is done a certain way and are all around fussy, then who better than yourself to make everything perfect? The catch however? That mental copy is in every-way like you and so probably isn't content to be your personal servant; the way to make them "compliant" is sensory deprivation to the extent where they will beg for even the most mundane of tasks to keep then entertained. You're basically torturing yourself to get a slightly less stressful life.

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