This nifty Ninja Remote from ThinkGeek basically lets you take control of nearly any TV. Video after the break.

Simply point the Ninja Remote at the intended target (a television set) and press the mute button for a few seconds – once the TV mutes the remote is now ready to assume full control of its victim. The Ninja Remote’s powers will work on a wide variety of televisions (Sony, Panasonic, Samsung, Toshiba, Sanyo, Aiwa, Mitsubishi, Philips, JVC, Sharp, etc) and its small size will safeguard you against discovery