As for their partners, screaming and running away in fear doesn't really count as a dance move, but that's the only reaction anyone would have to being asked to dance by Bugeyes the Scarecrow there. He enjoys the two-step, in that it takes only two steps for him to reach you and hollow out your eye sockets so you'll look just like him.
There's no way someone who named their invention Creeping Doll didn't know exactly what they were unleashing upon the world. It creeps, all right. It creeps into your bedroom at night, it creeps onto your softly breathing chest, and then it just sits and stares until it's the first thing you see when you wake up and the last thing you see before you die.
To be fair, the commercial version wouldn't look like an industrial horror -- this 1871 model was intended for the patent office. The patent office did away with their requirement for working models a few years later, presumably because employees who went into the archive returned as shades of their former selves.
You can read more from Mark, or at least what remains of his frayed mind, at his website.
For more from Mark, check out 6 Video Game Sex Scenes That Will Give You Nightmares and The 5 Creepiest Ways to Immortalize Yourself.
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