History AwesomeMcCoolname / LiveActionTV

31st Oct '16 4:58:34 PM StarTropes
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** And his nemesis, [[BewareTheSuperman Khan Noonien Singh]].
20th Oct '16 5:55:14 PM BigJaredMonkey
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* Colin and Brad of ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'' were both fond of inventing these for their newscaster personas, most frequently innuendos. The most memorable, however, would be "Chesterfield Snapdragon [=McFisticuffs=]".

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* Colin and Brad of ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'' were both fond of inventing these for their newscaster personas, most frequently innuendos. The most memorable, however, would be "Chesterfield Snapdragon [=McFisticuffs=]".[=McFisticuffs=]".
* One episode of ''Series/SimonAndSimon'' had the brothers chasing a computer hacker-turned-electronic bank robber who called himself "Anthrax Vermilion". Rick Simon off-handedly remarks that its a perfect "action hero name" as long as you don't think of the meaning (anthrax being a deadly disease, vermilion being a shade of the color red." And its subverted in the fact that it turns out that "Anthrax Vermilion" is a nine-year-old boy played by Creator/RobbieRist.
17th Aug '16 4:20:09 AM StarTropes
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** In addition, a lot of the {{Cool Starship}}s featured throughout the franchise have pretty badass names--''Excalibur'', ''Excelsior'', ''Defiant'', ''Valiant'', etc. Not to mention the legendary status of the ''Enterprise'' herself.
11th Aug '16 1:52:54 PM Morgenthaler
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* Deliberately invoked in ''{{Andromeda}}'' with the [[NietzscheWannabe Nietzscheans]]. Their names tend to be references to historical or mythical tough guys with the last name usually referencing a historical location or people. For example, Tyr Anasazi is named after a Norse god and a Native American tribe. Gaheris Rhade is named after KingArthur's nephew and a German city, while his IdenticalGrandson Telemachus Rhade is named after the son of [[TheIliad Odysseus]]. A throw-away line in one episode mentions Trance wondering what a Nietzschean mother was thinking when she named her son [[UsefulNotes/GenghisKhan Genghis]] [[UsefulNotes/JosephStalin Stalin]].

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* Deliberately invoked in ''{{Andromeda}}'' with the [[NietzscheWannabe Nietzscheans]]. Their names tend to be references to historical or mythical tough guys with the last name usually referencing a historical location or people. For example, Tyr Anasazi is named after a Norse god and a Native American tribe. Gaheris Rhade is named after KingArthur's nephew and a German city, while his IdenticalGrandson Telemachus Rhade is named after the son of [[TheIliad [[Literature/TheIliad Odysseus]]. A throw-away line in one episode mentions Trance wondering what a Nietzschean mother was thinking when she named her son [[UsefulNotes/GenghisKhan Genghis]] [[UsefulNotes/JosephStalin Stalin]].
28th Jul '16 8:42:05 AM thatmadork
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* One of the creators of the ''Series/RobotWars'' contestant [[AwesomeButImpractical Razer]] was named Vincent Blood.

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* One Most of the robots in ''Series/RobotWars'', but one of the creators of the ''Series/RobotWars'' contestant [[AwesomeButImpractical Razer]] was named Vincent Blood.''Vincent Blood''. May have been a vampire.
9th Jul '16 11:24:16 PM irrevenant
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** Also in that many of them are from the far-future setting of Firefly or names of immortal vampires so 'normal' may not apply. :)
27th Mar '16 7:57:51 PM ZimFan89
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* ''Series/{{iZombie}}'' has Max Rager, the inventor of the eponymous energy drink, which appears to be a catalyst to a ZombieApocalypse. Instead of being horrified, he devotes a new R&D wing to studying the phenomenon and finding a way to monetize it.

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* ''Series/{{iZombie}}'' has Max Rager, Vaughn du Clark, the inventor of the eponymous energy drink, drink Max Rager (which also counts), which appears to be a catalyst to a ZombieApocalypse. Instead of being horrified, he [[CorruptCorporateExecutive devotes a new R&D wing to studying the phenomenon and finding a way to monetize it.it]].
18th Mar '16 11:16:10 AM TheGreatUnknown
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* Colin and Brad of ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'' were both fond of inventing these for their newscaster personas, most frequently innuendos. The most memorable, however, would be "Chesterfield Snapdragon McFisticuffs".

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* Colin and Brad of ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'' were both fond of inventing these for their newscaster personas, most frequently innuendos. The most memorable, however, would be "Chesterfield Snapdragon McFisticuffs".[=McFisticuffs=]".
18th Mar '16 11:15:40 AM TheGreatUnknown
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* ''Series/{{iZombie}}'' has Max Rager, the inventor of the eponymous energy drink, which appears to be a catalyst to a ZombieApocalypse. Instead of being horrified, he devotes a new R&D wing to studying the phenomenon and finding a way to monetize it.

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* ''Series/{{iZombie}}'' has Max Rager, the inventor of the eponymous energy drink, which appears to be a catalyst to a ZombieApocalypse. Instead of being horrified, he devotes a new R&D wing to studying the phenomenon and finding a way to monetize it.it.
* Colin and Brad of ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'' were both fond of inventing these for their newscaster personas, most frequently innuendos. The most memorable, however, would be "Chesterfield Snapdragon McFisticuffs".
5th Feb '16 10:02:40 AM ChronoLegion
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** Nicholas Quinn, the series's final BigBad.

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** Nicholas Quinn, the series's final BigBad.BigBad.
* ''Series/{{iZombie}}'' has Max Rager, the inventor of the eponymous energy drink, which appears to be a catalyst to a ZombieApocalypse. Instead of being horrified, he devotes a new R&D wing to studying the phenomenon and finding a way to monetize it.
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