History Creator / LeonardoDaVinci

27th Nov '16 5:47:52 PM nombretomado
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Leo died in 1519. He ''probably'' was not an [[Franchise/StarTrek immortal]] [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} alien]]... or [[Series/DoctorWho friends with a Time Lord]]... or [[TheDaVinciCode a sacred feminine worshiping cryptologist]]... or an [[VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII ally of an order of assassins]]. And he was ''definitely'' not a [[Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles ninja turtle]]. Or an ancestor of [[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy Stewie Griffin]]. And we're decently sure he never [[Series/DavincisDemons traveled to South America in search of a magical book of knowledge.]]

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Leo died in 1519. He ''probably'' was not an [[Franchise/StarTrek immortal]] [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} alien]]... or [[Series/DoctorWho friends with a Time Lord]]... or [[TheDaVinciCode [[Literature/TheDaVinciCode a sacred feminine worshiping cryptologist]]... or an [[VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII ally of an order of assassins]]. And he was ''definitely'' not a [[Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles ninja turtle]]. Or an ancestor of [[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy Stewie Griffin]]. And we're decently sure he never [[Series/DavincisDemons traveled to South America in search of a magical book of knowledge.]]
25th Nov '16 7:08:37 PM NWolfman
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* The title characters ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and their female accomplice]]) of ''WesternAnimation/MrPeabodyAndSherman'' visit DaVinci do have him do some repairs on their time machine, while also inadvertently inspiring the MonaLisaSmile by making Leonardo's disgruntled model laugh with their antics.

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* The title characters ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and their female accomplice]]) of ''WesternAnimation/MrPeabodyAndSherman'' visit DaVinci [=DaVinci=] do have him do some repairs on their time machine, while machine. They also inadvertently inspiring inspire the MonaLisaSmile by making Leonardo's disgruntled model laugh with their antics.
25th Nov '16 7:07:54 PM NWolfman
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* In an episode of the AnimatedAdaptation of ''WesternAnimation/{{Dilbert}}'' titled "Art," Dilbert meets the man himself, who has lived 500 years past his alleged date of death thanks to one of his inventions being the fountain of youth.
* The title characters ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and their female accomplice]]) of ''WesternAnimation/MrPeabodyAndSherman'' visit DaVinci do have him do some repairs on their time machine, while also inadvertently inspiring the MonaLisaSmile by making Leonardo's disgruntled model laugh with their antics.
25th Nov '16 6:52:01 PM NWolfman
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* AmbiguouslyGay: Some works portray him/his expy this way.

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* AmbiguouslyGay: Some works portray him/his expy He or characters based on him are sometimes portrayed this way.way, due to a long-standing rumor that he had relations with one of his male models.
4th Sep '16 8:48:32 PM eowynjedi
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* Shows up in ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' as a holodeck character in Captain Janeway's Da Vinci's Workshop program, played by Creator/JohnRhysDavies. In one episode an alien steals his program and becomes his "patron" until Janeway gets him back--which naturally involves creating one of his gliders.
11th Aug '16 4:03:31 AM Chabal2
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* AmbiguouslyGay: Some works portray him/his expy this way.
* MilitaryMashupMachine: The scythed chariots, primitive tanks and gliders he thought up are often seen in fiction, though they tend towards AwesomeButImpractical.




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* WizardBeard: Rarely portrayed without a huge beard despite not practising magic.


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* Appears in a single paragraph in ''Literature/GoodOmens'', when he told Crowley that sure, the smile was a little off but it's not like anyone'll ever look at it, and what was that about helicopters?


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* ''TabletopGame/WarhammerFantasy'' has a Leonardo da Miraglia, who lets you reroll bad artillery rolls and invented the steam tank.
28th Jul '16 5:35:29 AM LondonKdS
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* The titular character in ''Series/DoctorWho'' visits him in the episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS17E2CityOfDeath "City of Death"]].
* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novels by Terry Pratchett, a recurring character is the befuddled genius inventor Leonard of Quirm is an obvious parody him.

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* The titular character in ''Series/DoctorWho'' visits him his studio in the episode story [[Recap/DoctorWhoS17E2CityOfDeath "City of Death"]].
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* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novels by Terry Pratchett, a recurring character is the befuddled genius inventor Leonard of Quirm Quirm, who is an obvious parody of him.
2nd May '16 11:31:29 AM erforce
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* In ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', Stewie's evil(er) brother Bertram traveled through time to murder Stewie's ancestor (who turned out to be Leonardo da Vinci) in a ''[[Franchise/TheTerminator Terminator]]''-style scheme. Unbeknownst to him, due to a TimeyWimeyBall Stewie was accidentally responsible for the Big Bang and, thus, creating the universe, and thus his actions ended up destroying everything, except for Brian and Stewie who managed to survive by stepping outside of normal time and space. When they go back to stop him, they try to reason with him by telling him that he will destroy everything if he does this - Bertram thinks for a second, then declares "WORTH IT!" and tries to kill Leonardo anyway. [[spoiler:He succeeds, but Stewie creates a StableTimeLoop by taking his place]].

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* In ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', Stewie's evil(er) brother Bertram traveled through time to murder Stewie's ancestor (who turned out to be Leonardo da Vinci) in a ''[[Franchise/TheTerminator Terminator]]''-style ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}''-style scheme. Unbeknownst to him, due to a TimeyWimeyBall Stewie was accidentally responsible for the Big Bang and, thus, creating the universe, and thus his actions ended up destroying everything, except for Brian and Stewie who managed to survive by stepping outside of normal time and space. When they go back to stop him, they try to reason with him by telling him that he will destroy everything if he does this - Bertram thinks for a second, then declares "WORTH IT!" and tries to kill Leonardo anyway. [[spoiler:He succeeds, but Stewie creates a StableTimeLoop by taking his place]].



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15th Jan '16 5:07:26 AM EDP
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* In ''WesternAnimation/LupinIIITheItalianAdventure'', Leonardo [[spoiler: is resurrected by the [=MI6=], to have access to his genius. They can't hold him back, and he, knowing that his new body was about to give out, tried to copy his mind in every single Italian]].
12th Dec '15 7:23:15 PM Sark0TAG
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* ''VideoGame/TheJourneymanProject'': In the second game, ''Buried In Time'', Gage Blackwood is assigned to investigate the studio where Leonardo Da Vinci was working with the Duke of Milan during 1488. The authors actually [[ShownTheirWork did some pretty good research]] on this interpretation, given the amount of historical facts that Arthur can provide, the staggering amount of working prototypes of Leonardo's inventions that match his real-world schematics, and that you can ''read his notebooks up close'', [[spoiler: which you have to do anyway, because somebody tampered with one of them.]]
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