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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''.
26th Feb '17 11:51:28 PM gewunomox
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* [[WesternAnimation/AmericanDragonJakeLong Jake Long]] once came up with the alias {{Beyonce}} [[JustinTimberlake Timberlake]], but it was okay because he was [[ImMrFuturePopCultureReference time traveling at the time]].

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* [[WesternAnimation/AmericanDragonJakeLong Jake Long]] once came up with the alias {{Beyonce}} [[JustinTimberlake Music/{{Beyonce}} [[Music/JustinTimberlake Timberlake]], but it was okay because he was [[ImMrFuturePopCultureReference time traveling at the time]].
26th Feb '17 10:27:15 AM nombretomado
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* The "title character" (sort of) of ''Series/RemingtonSteele'', a movie buff, has multiple passports, each bearing the name of a character HumphreyBogart played in the movies. In a later episode, Laura catches him in a lie because a woman calling him uses the alias of an Creator/IngridBergman character.

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* The "title character" (sort of) of ''Series/RemingtonSteele'', a movie buff, has multiple passports, each bearing the name of a character HumphreyBogart Creator/HumphreyBogart played in the movies. In a later episode, Laura catches him in a lie because a woman calling him uses the alias of an Creator/IngridBergman character.
30th Jan '17 11:17:58 PM Chabal2
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[[folder:Jokes]]
* [[OperatorFromIndia Scene from an Indian call center:]]
--> People, you remember how I told you to use a Western name when calling?\\
Yes, we all took one. Why, what's the problem?\\
If Creator/BruceWillis, Creator/JuliaRoberts and Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger would kindly step into my office, I'll explain.
[[/folder]]
23rd Nov '16 6:03:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the ElleryQueen novel ''The Origin of Evil'', there is a character who calls himself Alfred Wallace. Recognising the connotations of the name (Wallace was a naturalist and contemporary of Darwin who independently proposed a theory of natural selection) is what starts Ellery down the path to the solution of the mystery.

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* In the ElleryQueen Creator/ElleryQueen novel ''The Origin of Evil'', there is a character who calls himself Alfred Wallace. Recognising the connotations of the name (Wallace was a naturalist and contemporary of Darwin who independently proposed a theory of natural selection) is what starts Ellery down the path to the solution of the mystery.



* ''SweetValleyHigh'' had a spin-off series, ''Elizabeth'', in which Elizabeth runs away to London and becomes a servant in an aristocrat's mansion. She decides to use the alias [[PrideAndPrejudice Elizabeth Bennet]], and while people do call her out on it, she ultimately gets away with the ruse.

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* ''SweetValleyHigh'' ''Literature/SweetValleyHigh'' had a spin-off series, ''Elizabeth'', in which Elizabeth runs away to London and becomes a servant in an aristocrat's mansion. She decides to use the alias [[PrideAndPrejudice Elizabeth Bennet]], and while people do call her out on it, she ultimately gets away with the ruse.



* In TheVampireChronicles book ''Tale of the Body Thief'' Lestat uses aliases that refer to figures from Gothic literature ("Sheridan Blackwood," "Sebastien Melmoth") and from ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' ("Clarence Oddbody," "Lionel Potter").

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* In TheVampireChronicles Literature/TheVampireChronicles book ''Tale of the Body Thief'' Lestat uses aliases that refer to figures from Gothic literature ("Sheridan Blackwood," "Sebastien Melmoth") and from ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' ("Clarence Oddbody," "Lionel Potter").
6th Nov '16 10:05:21 AM nombretomado
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* In TheVampireChronicles book ''Tale of the Body Thief'' Lestat uses aliases that refer to figures from Gothic literature ("Sheridan Blackwood," "Sebastien Melmoth") and from ItsAWonderfulLife ("Clarence Oddbody," "Lionel Potter").

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* In TheVampireChronicles book ''Tale of the Body Thief'' Lestat uses aliases that refer to figures from Gothic literature ("Sheridan Blackwood," "Sebastien Melmoth") and from ItsAWonderfulLife ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' ("Clarence Oddbody," "Lionel Potter").
18th Sep '16 1:08:58 PM nombretomado
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* ''Series/VeronicaMars'': It plays a similar name game with other notable fictional detectives. Keith Mars has memorably introduced himself as [[Series/{{Monk}} "Adrian Monk"]] and as "[[NancyDrew Carson Drew, and my daughter Nancy]]". Veronica, infiltrating a rival school, went by the name [[ArchieComics Betty]], saying she was Horny, the mascot for the Rhinos, the team at her old school...Riverdale. On one occasion, Veronica went to a church group and pretended to be pregnant. Her chosen alias was [[Literature/TheScarletLetter Hester.]]

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* ''Series/VeronicaMars'': It plays a similar name game with other notable fictional detectives. Keith Mars has memorably introduced himself as [[Series/{{Monk}} "Adrian Monk"]] and as "[[NancyDrew Carson Drew, and my daughter Nancy]]". Veronica, infiltrating a rival school, went by the name [[ArchieComics [[Franchise/ArchieComics Betty]], saying she was Horny, the mascot for the Rhinos, the team at her old school...Riverdale. On one occasion, Veronica went to a church group and pretended to be pregnant. Her chosen alias was [[Literature/TheScarletLetter Hester.]]
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