- "Soon I'll PROVE the human mind can be controlled by televised propaganda and then I'll start my own cable news network! Where the heck are those Majestic Agents? America ain't gonna brainwash itself!"
- ―Sleepy Ernst
Sleepy Ernst was a German, narcoleptic human scientist working with Majestic in Santa Modesta to control human brainwaves using televised propaganda. After learning of Ernst's plan, Crypto vaporized him and retrieved his research for Pox to analyze.