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* Discussed and averted in ''Literature/CastleHangnail''. Molly tells Majordomo that she and her twin don't have a private language or know what each other are thinking.


* The Creator/RobertAHeinlein juvenile ''Literature/TimeForTheStars'' uses TwinTelepathy to achieve [[SubspaceAnsible superluminal communication]].

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* The Creator/RobertAHeinlein juvenile ''Literature/TimeForTheStars'' uses TwinTelepathy to achieve [[SubspaceAnsible superluminal communication]]. However thanks to TimeDilation the twin on Earth ages much quicker than the one on the spaceship. Fortunately his descendants can also communicate this way.


* The Creator/RobertAHeinlein juvenile ''Literature/TimeForTheStars'' uses TwinTelepathy to achieve superluminal communication.
* In Heinlein's ''Literature/TimeEnoughForLove'', OppositeSexClone twins Lapis Lazuli Long and Lorelei Lee Long claim to possess this. It's never verified (and the other characters display an uncharacteristic lack of interest in exploring the phenomenon), but they do talk in FinishingEachOthersSentences and generally behave like SingleMindedTwins.

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* The Creator/RobertAHeinlein juvenile ''Literature/TimeForTheStars'' uses TwinTelepathy to achieve [[SubspaceAnsible superluminal communication.
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In Heinlein's ''Literature/TimeEnoughForLove'', OppositeSexClone twins Lapis Lazuli Long and Lorelei Lee Long claim to possess this. It's never verified (and the other characters display an uncharacteristic lack of interest in exploring the phenomenon), but they do talk in FinishingEachOthersSentences and generally behave like SingleMindedTwins.

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* ''Literature/{{Sisterland}}'': When Violet is interviewed on the Today Show, her twin sister Kate can hear Matt Lauer's questions even though they're only playing in Violet's earpiece.


* In ''Anime/OsomatsuSan'', Sextuplet variants happen.

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* In ''Anime/OsomatsuSan'', Sextuplet sextuplet variants happen.



* In ''Manga/InnocentsShounenJuujigun''. Laurent and Lillian have the ability to communicate through thoughts, as well as experiencing what the other is feeling to some degree. This is initially very helpful in keeping the Crusade organized, but when Lillian cuts off the link due to anger over being confused with his brother, things get complicated. [[spoiler: Lillian brings the link back during his death scene in a desperate bid for someone to save him. Thanks to that, Laurent gets to personally witness and feel his little brother's last moments. ]]

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* In ''Manga/InnocentsShounenJuujigun''. Laurent and Lillian have the ability to communicate through thoughts, as well as experiencing what the other is feeling to some degree. This is initially very helpful in keeping the Crusade organized, but when Lillian cuts off the link due to anger over being confused with his brother, things get complicated. [[spoiler: Lillian brings the link back during his death scene in a desperate bid for someone to save him. Thanks to that, Laurent gets to personally witness and feel his little brother's last moments. ]]]]
* Defied in ''Manga/TheQuintessentialQuintuplets'', where Nino explicitly says that the quintuplets don't have telepathy.


* L and R Nomura of ''MarginalNumber4'' share dreams fairly often. Interestingly, the two times it's shown in the series, in the dream, R is a normal human and L is some sort of fantasy being - a vampire, or a genie.

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* L and R Nomura of ''MarginalNumber4'' ''Anime/MarginalNumber4'' share dreams fairly often. Interestingly, the two times it's shown in the series, in the dream, R is a normal human and L is some sort of fantasy being - a vampire, or a genie.


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Compare with other types of {{Psychic Link}}s.

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* The CreepyTwins in ''Series/TheXFiles'' episode "Eve". Though raised by different parents 3000 miles apart, they "just knew" about each other's existence and murdered their fathers in the same unusual manner. They actually weren't twins, but clones. They were the result of a eugenics project GoneHorriblyWrong.

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The CreepyTwins in ''Series/TheXFiles'' episode "Eve". Though raised by different parents 3000 miles apart, they "just knew" about each other's existence and murdered their fathers in the same unusual manner.manner, so as to reveal their location to the other. They actually weren't twins, but clones. They were the result of a eugenics project GoneHorriblyWrong.GoneHorriblyWrong.
** In another episode Mudler and Scully are interrogating twins separately about a suspicious death, but they both tell the same story. Exactly the same story.


* [[CloningBlues You can debate whether you want to call them twins]], but [[VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss Luke and Asch]] have a mental connection that allows them to speak to each other. It's one-sided, though, as Asch is the only one that can initiate it between himself and Luke. ''Lorelei'' can speak with both of them, but again it's one-sided.
** This could possibly be attributed to [[QuantumMechanicsCanDoAnything quantum entanglement]], as the clones are supposedly [[MagicMusic replicas using special vibrating particles of magic that match the original]].
* Roderick and Madeleine Usher have a form of this in ''VideoGame/DarkTales: Fall of the House of Usher.'' In particular, any physical injury which befalls one twin will also happen to the other. This actually forms the original urgency of the adventure, because Madeleine is missing and the twins' doctor fears that if she isn't found soon, it could result in both of their deaths. To find her, he summons Monsieur Dupin and the PlayerCharacter. Then [[ItGotWorse it gets worse]].

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* [[CloningBlues You can debate whether you want to call them twins]], but [[VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss Luke and Asch]] have a mental connection that allows them to speak to each other. It's one-sided, though, as Asch is the only one that can initiate it between himself and Luke. ''Lorelei'' can speak with both of them, but again it's one-sided.
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one-sided. This could possibly be attributed to [[QuantumMechanicsCanDoAnything quantum entanglement]], as the clones are supposedly [[MagicMusic replicas using special vibrating particles of magic that match the original]].
* Roderick and Madeleine Usher have a form of this in ''VideoGame/DarkTales: Fall of the House of Usher.'' In particular, any physical injury which befalls one twin will also happen to the other. This actually forms the original urgency of the adventure, because Madeleine is missing and the twins' doctor fears that if she isn't found soon, it could result in both of their deaths. To find her, he summons Monsieur Dupin and the PlayerCharacter. Then [[ItGotWorse it gets worse]].worse.


* In ''Slapstick'', by Creator/KurtVonnegut, the main character and his sister can think as one and combine their intelligences if close together.

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* In ''Slapstick'', by Creator/KurtVonnegut, the main character and his sister can think as one and combine their intelligences intelligence if close together.



* In Creator/HarryHarrison's ''[[Literature/TheStainlessSteelRat The Stainless Steel Rat Goes to Hell]]'', the BigBad has dozens of copies of himself, all of which share one mind, since they were created by traveling to some universe that appears to duplicate everything on a [[QuantumMechanicsCanDoAnything quantum level]]. When one of Jim's sons goes through a portal to another universe, he suddenly seems to be in two places at once, having been connected in the same manner to his twin brother on the other side. This is {{Hand Wave}}d as the twins having been one cell at one point in their development. Finally, when both twins fall in love with the same woman, who also falls in love with both young men, she use the BigBad's method to duplicate herself, thus allowing herself to be with both of them at the same time (still one mind but now shared by two bodies).

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* In Creator/HarryHarrison's ''[[Literature/TheStainlessSteelRat The Stainless Steel Rat ''Literature/TheStainlessSteelRat Goes to Hell]]'', Hell'', the BigBad has dozens of copies of himself, all of which share one mind, since they were created by traveling to some universe that appears to duplicate everything on a [[QuantumMechanicsCanDoAnything quantum level]]. When one of Jim's sons goes through a portal to another universe, he suddenly seems to be in two places at once, having been connected in the same manner to his twin brother on the other side. This is {{Hand Wave}}d as the twins having been one cell at one point in their development. Finally, when both twins fall in love with the same woman, who also falls in love with both young men, she use the BigBad's method to duplicate herself, thus allowing herself to be with both of them at the same time (still one mind but now shared by two bodies).



* In ''Literature/ExpirationDate'', Pete and his twin sister frequently know what each other is thinking and can finish sentences in unison. It's explicitly stated that, despite the physic phenomena going on in the rest of the novel, they don't have a psychic link, they just know each other really well.

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* In ''Literature/ExpirationDate'', Pete and his twin sister frequently know what each other is thinking and can finish sentences in unison. It's explicitly stated that, despite the physic phenomena going on in the rest of the novel, they don't ''don't'' have a psychic link, link; they just know each other really well.



* ''Series/MakoMermaidsAnH2OAdventure'' has long lost Siblings Zac and Mimmi who sometimes share visions, particularly when one of them is in trouble or distressed, though whether they are twins was never stated.
* On ''CheapSeats'' and other Sklar Brothers projects like Sklarbro Country and Dumb People Town, comedians Randy and Jason Sklar repeatedly demonstrate that they can speak in unison as if telepathically linked.

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* ''Series/MakoMermaidsAnH2OAdventure'' has long lost Siblings long-lost siblings Zac and Mimmi who sometimes share visions, particularly when one of them is in trouble or distressed, though whether they are twins was is never stated.
* On ''CheapSeats'' ''Series/CheapSeats'' and other Sklar Brothers projects like Sklarbro Country and Dumb People Town, comedians Randy and Jason Sklar repeatedly demonstrate that they can speak in unison as if telepathically linked.



* A subversion of sorts: They're not related at all, but this trope was the prime reason that many players assumed that Link and Zelda were twins (or at least siblings) in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast''. The characters share a telepathic bond through much of the game, and Link's uncle's final words in the English version were to tell Link that "Zelda is your...", which many people thought was supposed to have been finished by the word ''sister.'' This line was removed in the UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance port, and re-added (although slightly different in the American translation) in the BonusDungeon when you encounter a boss pretending to be your Uncle.

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* A subversion of sorts: They're not related at all, but this trope was the prime reason that many players assumed that Link and Zelda were twins (or at least siblings) in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast''. The characters share a telepathic bond through much of the game, and Link's uncle's final words in the English version were to tell Link that "Zelda is your...", which many people thought was supposed to have been finished by the word ''sister.'' ''[[note]]Allegedly, the missing word was supposed to be ''destiny''.[[/note]] This line was removed in the UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance port, and re-added (although slightly different in the American translation) in the BonusDungeon when you encounter a boss pretending to be your Uncle.Link's uncle.



* Roderick and Madeleine Usher have a form of this in ''VideoGame/DarkTales: Fall of the House of Usher.'' In particular, any physical injury which befalls one twin will also happen to the other.

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* Roderick and Madeleine Usher have a form of this in ''VideoGame/DarkTales: Fall of the House of Usher.'' In particular, any physical injury which befalls one twin will also happen to the other. This actually forms the original urgency of the adventure, because Madeleine is missing and the twins' doctor fears that if she isn't found soon, it could result in both of their deaths. To find her, he summons Monsieur Dupin and the PlayerCharacter. Then [[ItGotWorse it gets worse]].



* [[MeaningfulName Mary and Sue]] have this in ''Webcomic/DubiousCompany''. Sal refers to it as the "upgraded" version of twin empathy. It is not without its downside. When Mary becomes TheMole, she [[WallOfBlather gushes]] over Elator more often than provide useful information. Cue Sue smashing her head into the [[HeadDesk table]] to turn it off.

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* [[MeaningfulName Mary and Sue]] have this in ''Webcomic/DubiousCompany''. Sal refers to it as the "upgraded" version of twin empathy. It is not without its downside. When Mary becomes TheMole, she [[WallOfBlather gushes]] over Elator more often than provide she provides useful information. Cue Sue smashing her head into the [[HeadDesk table]] to turn it off.



* Mas and Menos of ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' apparently have this, as Mas was able to sense when Menos was frozen. Which makes sense, since they have WonderTwinPowers anyway.

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* Mas and Menos of ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' apparently have this, as Mas was able to sense when Menos was frozen. Which This makes sense, since they have WonderTwinPowers anyway.



* ''WesternAnimation/DragonsRidersOfBerk'': Ruffnut and Tuffnut, they call it ''twintuition'', although there's no evidence in-universe to be anything more than just coincidence.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DragonsRidersOfBerk'': Ruffnut and Tuffnut, they Tuffnut call it this ''twintuition'', although there's no evidence in-universe to be anything more than just coincidence.



* [[http://www.life-enhancement.com/magazine/article/3018-neuroimaging-analysis-show-that-identical-twins-think-alike Neuroimaging studies]] have shown that identical twins think much more similarly than nontwin same sex siblings.

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* [[http://www.life-enhancement.com/magazine/article/3018-neuroimaging-analysis-show-that-identical-twins-think-alike Neuroimaging studies]] have shown that identical twins think much more similarly than nontwin non-twin same sex siblings.


** The original twin boss fight in WoW, of course, is the Twin Emperors (Vek'lor and Vek'nilash) in the Temple of Ahn'Qiraj. One is immune to physical damage, one immune to magic, and if they're standing close enough to one another they heal constantly.

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** The original twin boss fight in WoW, [=WoW=], of course, is the Twin Emperors (Vek'lor and Vek'nilash) in the Temple of Ahn'Qiraj. One is immune to physical damage, one immune to magic, and if they're standing close enough to one another they heal constantly.


* In ''VideoGame/PokemonRubyAndSapphire'', Tate and Liza of Mosdeep City's Gym are fraternal twins who specialize in the Psychic type, and use their own psychic powers to finish each other's sentences. They are the only Gym Leaders in the entire series to be faced in a Double Battle.

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* In ''VideoGame/PokemonRubyAndSapphire'', Tate and Liza of Mosdeep City's Gym are fraternal twins who specialize in the Psychic type, and use their own psychic powers to finish each other's sentences. They are the only Gym Leaders in the entire series to be faced in a [[DualBoss Double Battle.Battle]].


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* The conjoined twins Bettie and Dot from ''Series/AmericanHorrorStoryFreakShow'' possess this.

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* The conjoined twins ConjoinedTwins Bettie and Dot from ''Series/AmericanHorrorStoryFreakShow'' possess this.


* In ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'', the heroine's younger twin brothers often display examples of this trope.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'', the heroine's younger twin brothers often display examples of this trope.engage in FinishingEachOthersSentences and develop a "weirdo language".

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