History FunWithAcronyms / LiveActionTV

19th Aug '16 9:45:41 PM JudasZala
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** There's also Marcy's MoralGuardian group '''F'''eminists '''A'''gainst '''N'''eanderthal '''G'''uy (''Neanderthal Guy'' is a show that Al likes), along with her pregnancy group '''W'''omen '''O'''we '''M'''en '''B'''upkis.

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** There's also Marcy's MoralGuardian group '''F'''eminists '''A'''gainst '''N'''eanderthal '''G'''uy '''G'''uys (''Neanderthal Guy'' is a show that Al likes), along with her pregnancy group '''W'''omen '''O'''we '''M'''en '''B'''upkis.
5th Aug '16 1:06:36 AM TheCuza
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* An episode of ''Series/CornerGas'' makes acronyms a running joke. The crew form the The '''C'''ommittee '''T'''o '''C'''onvince '''A''' '''Y'''oung '''D'''octor '''T'''o '''L'''ive '''I'''n '''D'''og '''R'''iver. Lacey is naturally unimpressed with the crew's insistance of calling it by such cumbersome acronym of '''C.T.C.A.Y.D.T.L.I.D.R''', even when Brent suggests just calling it the "Kitkatytidlur." A '''G.R.A.Z.Z.''' is mentioned in the same episode, but we never find out what it means past '''G'''reater '''R'''egional '''A'''rea...

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* An episode of ''Series/CornerGas'' makes acronyms a running joke. The crew form the The '''C'''ommittee '''T'''o '''C'''onvince '''A''' '''Y'''oung '''D'''octor '''T'''o '''L'''ive '''I'''n '''D'''og '''R'''iver. Lacey is naturally unimpressed with the crew's insistance of calling it by such cumbersome acronym of '''C.T.C.A.Y.D.T.L.I.D.R''', even when Brent suggests just calling it the "Kitkatytidlur." A '''G.R.A.Z.Z.''' is mentioned in the R''' (pronounced "kit-kay-dit-tiddler" by Brent). The same episode, but we never find out what it means past episode also mentions the '''G'''reater '''R'''egional '''A'''rea...'''R'''ural '''A'''dministrative '''Z'''one ("G-Double-R-A-Z" or "grazz").
2nd Jul '16 7:33:18 AM dmcreif
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*** "T.A.H.I.T.I." however is shown to be [[http://i.imgur.com/T05iBS9.jpg an in-universe acronym]] - although the final word is unclear from the freeze framed pictured, '''T'''errestrialized '''A'''lien '''H'''ost '''I'''ntegrative '''T'''issue '''I'''(nitiative?) - [[spoiler:i.e. using [[MainliningTheMonster the fluids from an alien corpse]] to create a regenerative serum]].

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*** "T.A.H.I.T.I." "[[note]]for the record, NOT a magical place[[/note]] however is shown to be [[http://i.imgur.com/T05iBS9.jpg an in-universe acronym]] - although the final word is unclear from the freeze framed pictured, '''T'''errestrialized '''A'''lien '''H'''ost '''I'''ntegrative '''T'''issue '''I'''(nitiative?) - [[spoiler:i.e. using [[MainliningTheMonster the fluids from an alien corpse]] to create a regenerative serum]].
20th Jun '16 1:46:11 PM gewunomox
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* In ''RuPaul's Drag Race'', Ru repeatedly reminded the contestants of the qualities the show's winner would have to have: '''C'''harisma, '''U'''niqueness, '''N'''erve and '''T'''alent.

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* In ''RuPaul's ''Creator/RuPaul's Drag Race'', Ru repeatedly reminded the contestants of the qualities the show's winner would have to have: '''C'''harisma, '''U'''niqueness, '''N'''erve and '''T'''alent.
20th Jun '16 1:47:31 AM Doug86
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** Inverted in ''StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''; several parts of the Engineering Room set were stencilled with the acronym '''GNDN''' to indicate that a studio set '''G'''oes '''N'''owhere and '''D'''oes '''N'''othing.

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** Inverted in ''StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''; ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''; several parts of the Engineering Room set were stencilled with the acronym '''GNDN''' to indicate that a studio set '''G'''oes '''N'''owhere and '''D'''oes '''N'''othing.
5th Jun '16 2:17:39 PM nombretomado
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* In an episode of PushingDaisies, the Norwegian detective team's mobile crime lab's full name is the '''M'''obile '''I'''nvestigative '''L'''ab '''F'''acility (made even funnier by the fact that it's referred to as "Mother" throughout the entirety of the episode).

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* In an episode of PushingDaisies, ''Series/PushingDaisies'', the Norwegian detective team's mobile crime lab's full name is the '''M'''obile '''I'''nvestigative '''L'''ab '''F'''acility (made even funnier by the fact that it's referred to as "Mother" throughout the entirety of the episode).
4th Jun '16 11:40:07 PM Lullaby22
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* [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] with S.T.A.R. Labs on ''Series/TheFlash2014'': Harrison Wells (the real one; [[IdentityImpersonator it's complicated]]) was originally going to call his laboratory the '''T'''echnical '''E'''ngineering '''S'''cientific '''S'''tudies as a tribute to his wife, Tess Morgan. Tess suggested that he name it the '''S'''cientific and '''T'''echnological '''A'''dvanced '''R'''esearch Laboratory because she considered him her "star". Her name ultimately won out.
27th May '16 3:20:36 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''SpinCity'':

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* ''SpinCity'':''Series/SpinCity'':
24th May '16 8:00:28 PM WillBGood
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* Filth ? The [[MoralGuardian Mary Whitehouse]] Story: Her husband had interrupt the first meeting of her newly formed organisation, whispering in her ear the self?defeating nature of the acronym of the new movement: Clean Up National Televison. The ?National? was quickly removed.

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* Filth ? ''Filth: The [[MoralGuardian Mary Whitehouse]] Story: Story'': Her husband had interrupt the first meeting of her newly formed organisation, whispering in her ear the self?defeating self-defeating nature of the acronym of the new movement: Clean Up National Televison. The ?National? "National" was quickly removed.
18th May '16 6:48:05 PM nombretomado
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* ''TheMiddleman'' has a subversion with '''[=O2STK=]''', the '''O'''rganization Too '''S'''ecret to '''K'''now. (or '''WTHWWF''', '''W'''hoever '''T'''he '''H'''eck '''W'''e '''W'''ork '''F'''or, depending on the time period.)They play this straight with one of the Middleman's gadgets, the '''B'''io-harmonic '''U'''niversal '''M'''ulti-'''M'''odular '''E'''motional '''R'''erouter ('''B.U.M.M.E.R.'''). Guess what it does?

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* ''TheMiddleman'' ''Series/TheMiddleman'' has a subversion with '''[=O2STK=]''', the '''O'''rganization Too '''S'''ecret to '''K'''now. (or '''WTHWWF''', '''W'''hoever '''T'''he '''H'''eck '''W'''e '''W'''ork '''F'''or, depending on the time period.)They play this straight with one of the Middleman's gadgets, the '''B'''io-harmonic '''U'''niversal '''M'''ulti-'''M'''odular '''E'''motional '''R'''erouter ('''B.U.M.M.E.R.'''). Guess what it does?
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