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23rd Sep '17 12:00:25 AM foxley
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* ''Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent'': In "Identity Crisis", a ConMan turned murderer leaves behind a wallet on the body containing a social security card in the Victor Lustig: the con man famous for selling the Eiffel Tower.
2nd Sep '17 12:16:47 AM foxley
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* ''Series/MidsomerMurders'': In "The Curse of the Ninth", the first VictimOfTheWeek (who is a classical violinist) rents a safe deposit box using the name of composer Anton Bruckner.
17th Aug '17 12:29:08 AM jormis29
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* In ''Film/TheSaint'' with Val Kilmer, all of Simon's aliases are names of Catholic saints.

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* In ''Film/TheSaint'' ''Film/TheSaint1997'' with Val Kilmer, all of Simon's aliases are names of Catholic saints.
11th Aug '17 4:24:41 PM Doug86
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* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive,'' Grace utterly fails at using this trope. Because of an earlier comparison [[ClarkKenting between her and]] {{Superman}}, the name she chose was Clark. Immediately corrected by Greg to the less GenderBlenderName Claire.

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* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive,'' Grace utterly fails at using this trope. Because of an earlier comparison [[ClarkKenting between her and]] {{Superman}}, Franchise/{{Superman}}, the name she chose was Clark. Immediately corrected by Greg to the less GenderBlenderName Claire.
28th Jul '17 9:22:13 AM HalcyonDayz
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* ''FanFic/TheWandererOfTheNorth'': Nikóleva goes by the name 'Wintermail' during her self-imposed exile so that no one will suspect her as an Alicorn.

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* ''FanFic/TheWandererOfTheNorth'': Nikóleva goes by the name 'Wintermail' during her self-imposed exile so that no one will suspect her as an Alicorn.



* In ''VisualNovel/CulpaInnata'', Phoenix attempts to interrogate a murder witness, only to be told by the witness that she gave a full statement to [[Film/DirtyHarry the other officer, Detective Harry Callahan.]] Phoenix, being an ancient film fantast, recognizes the name immediately.

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* In ''VisualNovel/CulpaInnata'', Phoenix attempts to interrogate a murder witness, only to be told by the witness that she gave a full statement to [[Film/DirtyHarry the other officer, Detective Harry Callahan.]] Phoenix, being an ancient film fantast, fan, recognizes the name immediately.



* ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod'': Baam calls himself Jyu Viole Grace and Rachel is suddenly Michelle Light. It is implied that Ja Wagnan's name is also jut an alias. Finally there is [[spoiler: Wave Controller instructor Yuga]], who's real name and identity is the secret service agent Ren.

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* ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod'': Baam calls himself Jyu Viole Grace and Rachel is suddenly Michelle Light. It is implied that Ja Wagnan's name is also jut just an alias. Finally there is [[spoiler: Wave Controller instructor Yuga]], who's real name and identity is the secret service agent Ren.
3rd Jul '17 4:23:15 AM Piterpicher
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* The electronic musician {{Moby}} is a big fan of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', and checks into hotels with names from the show.

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* The electronic musician {{Moby}} Music/{{Moby}} is a big fan of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', and checks into hotels with names from the show.
19th Jun '17 1:46:31 AM foxley
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* ''Series/TheDoctorBlakeMysteries'': In "Someone's Son, Someone's Daughter", the killer has been using the name '[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giovanni_Battista_Morgagni Giovanni Morgagni]]' when creating fake prescriptions to feed their morphine habit. When Lucien confronts them, he mentions that using the name of a famous Italian pathologist was not very smart.
21st May '17 12:37:32 PM nombretomado
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* [[WaitingForGodot Godot]] (real name [[spoiler:Diego Armando]]) from ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney''.

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* [[WaitingForGodot [[Theatre/WaitingForGodot Godot]] (real name [[spoiler:Diego Armando]]) from ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney''.
25th Apr '17 1:34:42 PM Gravidef
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** An in-universe example: "72 Hours" has Rose checking into the hospital to get tested for HIV. The nurse, sensing her discomfort, suggests giving a fake name to feel better. Rose chooses..."Dorothy Zbornak."
** In "Grab That Dough," Blanche tries to bluff a hotel receptionist into giving them a room by claiming that she's actress Angie Dickinson, having [[DyeingForYourArt "altered her appearance for a movie role."]] [[DeadpanSnarker Dorothy can't resist chiming in]]: "Yeah, it's about a woman who eats her way from behind the Iron Curtain."
22nd Apr '17 7:36:25 PM nombretomado
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* ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'': Occurs in ''[[SpinOff The Program]]'', when [[IneffectualSympatheticVillain Kami Steele]] attempts to introduce herself to Luke Mendoza and Ryan Montoya as [[Film/KillBill Beatrix Kiddo]]. Hilariously, both characters see right through it, mostly because they ''already know she is Kami''.

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* ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'': ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'': Occurs in ''[[SpinOff The Program]]'', when [[IneffectualSympatheticVillain Kami Steele]] attempts to introduce herself to Luke Mendoza and Ryan Montoya as [[Film/KillBill Beatrix Kiddo]]. Hilariously, both characters see right through it, mostly because they ''already know she is Kami''.
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