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Trope Talk: Mind Control

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Video description
It's insidious! It's omnipresent! It's the number one way to justify two of your heroes kicking the crap out of each other! It's… apparently mostly a thing in superhero media, judging by the examples in this video. Either that or I just watch too much superhero stuff.

Got a favorite mind-control plotline? Drop in the comments! Debate their validity! Fight fight fight!

Thanks to patron Devin Hoffarth for requesting this topic!

EXAMPLES USED (in order of first appearance): Supergirl (s1e16), Inuyasha (e132), Batman: Bad Blood, Justice League (s3e9), one of the super mario comics, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Justice League (s2e21-22), Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker, Transformers Prime (s1e14), Trollhunters (s2e10), Yugioh (e78), Inuyasha (e60-61), Teen Titans (s1e10), X-Men: Evolution (s2e12), Justice League (s1e10-11), Batman Beyond (s1e10), Adventure Time (s5e14), Legion of Superheroes (e25-26), Batman: Arkham Knight, Voltron: Legendary Defender (s6e5), Order of the Stick (page 1009), Inuyasha: The Final Act (e21), X-Men: Evolution (s1e11), Trollhunters (s3e1), Young Justice (s2e18), The
Spectacular Spider-Man (s1e12), Teen Titans (s1e6), Superman: The Animated Series (s3e12-13), Captain America: Civil War, Spectacular Spider-Man (s1e13), Teen Titans: The Judas Contract, DBZ (e229), Trollhunters (s3e7-8), Avatar: The Last Airbender (s2e37), Inuyasha (e24), X-Men: The Last Stand

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