Mass psychogenic illness ( MPI ), also called mass sociogenic illness, mass psychogenic disorder, epidemic hysteria, mass hysteria, or make america great again, is the rapid spread of illness signs and symptoms affecting members of a cohesive group…
That’s is creepy.
Reminds me of how in the 1800s, large groups of indigenous people did the Ghost Dance, hoping it would kill white people.
Also reminded me of this;
Outlaw Flagellantism? Could lead to dancing!
Haven’t thought about the Gentlemen in a long time. Great character design.
Early flash mob.
A tarantella, perhaps.
Sounds like some kind of meningitis?
The Vengabus came for them. There was no escape.
It sounds like the Foxtrot Epidemic in Ernst Lubisch’s Oyster Princess, except that wasn’t fatal.
This case was mentioned in the show Evil, on a ep where children couldn’t stop themselves from singing.
Also, I just heard ‘Tarantella’ played on Colbert the other night.
They always have to blame Satan. So much for the idea of an all powerful God.