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[[quoteright:320:[[RequisiteRoyalRegalia http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/queen_elizabeth_II.jpg]]]] -->"When life seems hard, the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat; instead, they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future." -->'''Her Britannic Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second''', 2008 Her Britannic Majesty, Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Mountbatten-Windsor (Elizabeth II to you, Brenda to readers of ''PrivateEye'', Mrs Windsor in [[UsefulNotes/NorthernIreland Stroke Country]], Lilibet as a child, Gertie to her friends, Cabbage to her husband, [[WebVideo/HellsingUltimateAbridged and Betty to Alucard]]) of [[UsefulNotes/UnitedKingdom the United Kingdom]] of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Also Queen of fifteen other countries, including Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Jamaica. She was born in 1926 and acceded to the throne on February 6, 1952 on the death of her father, George VI. That's right, she has spent 62 years on the throne and is still going strong. Two of her three [[UsefulNotes/TonyBlair most]] [[UsefulNotes/DavidCameron recent]] Prime Ministers weren't even born when she became Queen. Should she still occupy the throne on September 10, 2015, she will become the longest-reigning monarch in the history of the United Kingdom or its predecessor states, surpassing the record currently held by [[QueenVicky Queen Victoria]]. Since the Queen is the best-known monarch in the world, she's turned up quite a lot in fiction, usually as an AnonymousRinger or InvisiblePresident, in part due to her function as a constitutional monarch. Despite a wobble in the early nineties, Elizabeth II is highly popular in the UK. Apparently a big ''Series/DoctorWho'' [[OneOfUs fan]][[note]]hence why Creator/MichaelGrade, who screwed the show over in the late '80s, is the only BBC Controller never to be knighted[[/note]]. A huge technophile, ''quite'' tech-savvy; ''she'' was the one who insisted on televising her coronation. President BarackObama's gift of an [=iPod=] to her was not a gaffe, as commonly believed: she did, in fact, already have one, but had mentioned it was a generation or two out of date and she would really like a new one. Plus, the royal family now has a Website/YouTube [[http://www.youtube.com/user/TheRoyalChannel account]]. This was ''also'' Her Majesty's idea. In a highly surprising, hilarious, and touching display of sportsmanship, she made her acting debut in a scene opposite Creator/DanielCraig as Film/JamesBond for the opening ceremony of the London 2012 OlympicGames. After greeting him at Buckingham Palace, they travel to the stadium via helicopter and (with the help of a stunt double, naturally) ''parachute'' into the arena. CoolOldLady indeed. Has had a famous ocean liner (commonly abbreviated [=QE2=]), [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LMS_Princess_Royal_Class_6201_Princess_Elizabeth a steam locomotive]], and a road bridge (part of the Dartford River Crossing) named after her. See also: BritishRoyalFamily (for the current members), TheHouseOfWindsor (for the more historical members) ---- !!HM, the Queen provides examples of: * CanineCompanion: Her famous brood of Welsh Corgis. She currently owns 17 of them. * CoolCrown: Although she doesn't show off her tiaras as much any more. * CoolOldLady: Her surprise London 2012 Olympics debut performance codifies this. Her Majesty is now ''a [[Film/JamesBond Bond girl]]''. ** She asked BarackObama for a new iPod for Christmas, because her old one was [[TechnologyMarchesOn an obsolete model]]. ''Seriously''. ** She is the one responsible for the Royal Family having [[http://www.royal.gov.uk/ a website]] ''and'' a Website/YouTube channel. ** At Balmoral Castle, has one living room decorated with a cushion proclaiming "It's Good to be Queen". ** Creator/StephenFry reports that at Prince Charles' wedding to Camilla, the Queen got up on the table and made a hilarious speech, and a few minutes after getting down nudged him hard with her elbow and asked, "Isn't anybody going to get me cake?" * DeadpanSnarker: Known for her subversive humour, for all her decorum being put in a silly or embarrassing situation will bring out the snark. * {{Diary}}: She's known to write in hers ''every single day.'' * FairytaleWeddingDress * HappilyMarried: Prince Philip may have a raging case of foot-in-mouth disease, but ''she'' seems to love him. Rather a lot, actually. And it's mutual. * HiddenDepths: Would you believe that the Queen is actually a skilled ''mechanic?'' ** Also a brilliant political adviser. British [=PMs=] from Harold Wilson to current David Cameron have openly stated her role as adviser has been crucially helpful to their administrations, especially in regards to foreign policy.[[note]]This should surprise no-one; her great-grandfather Edward VII realized that the monarch needed a role in order to justify the continued existence of the monarch. Being a personable fellow, closely related by blood or marriage to half the monarchs of Europe, and a huge Francophile in an era when France was the lone large republic on the continent, he made his role by travelling and keeping reasonably good relations with everyone. Subsequent monarchs followed suit.[[/note]] *** And a life-long ''Series/DoctorWho'' fan? * IronLady * MamaBear * NeverMessWithGranny * NiceHat: Known for her fondness for decorative hats. Her outfits are often coloured to match whatever hat she happens to be wearing. * OneOfUs: See how many times Series/DoctorWho gets mentioned on this page. * OperaGloves: From the late 1940's through the 1960's, she, as well as her sister Princess Margaret, habitually wore over-the-elbow (usually white) gloves with both (short-sleeved) daytime and evening outfits. She doesn't wear short sleeves anymore, but she still frequently turns out in public with properly gloved hands. * PimpedOutDress: Although she's often known for frumpy outfits, for grand occasions, she likes to wear dresses loaded with lace or other decorations. This was especially true in the 50s and 60s. ** Her coronation gown was even GemEncrusted, although the gems are so finely added, it blends into the designs on the dress. * PluckyGirl * PrettyInMink: She had a white mink wrap, and now a white fox wrap, that she quite often makes appearances wearing. * RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething / TomboyPrincess: For one thing, she served in the British Army in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, making her the last living sovereign who is a veteran of that war. * SesquipedalianLoquaciousness: Her preferred manner of speaking, particularly on Christmas Day. * StalkerWithACrush: Had one of these once named Michael Fagan. He even broke into her room! * {{Wii}}: She and the royal family received one from Creator/{{THQ}} in May 2009 -- one that was ''[[http://kotaku.com/5264383/the-queen-of-englands-gold+plated-wii gold-plated]]''. * WrenchWench: She served as a [[http://i.imgur.com/TSFt9.jpg military mechanic]] in WWII, in addition to driving transport trucks. Although she wasn't given that many assignments to either, she made it clear since then that she still liked to drive her family around. !!Appearances of the Queen in fiction: [[AC:{{Anime and Manga}}]] * ''{{Hellsing}}'': She appears at the meeting of the Roundtable conference. She is the one that gives Integra and Alucard the order to wipe out Millenium. [[AC:{{Film}}]] * ''JohnnyEnglish''. * ''Film/TheQueen'', as the title character, portrayed by Creator/HelenMirren. * ''[[TwoThousandTwelve 2012]]'' features a cameo of Her Majesty boarding one of the arks with one of her corgis. * Appears in ''AustinPowers in Goldmember'', played by Jeanette Charles. * She appears as a child in ''TheKingsSpeech'', which is about her father. She [[http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/film/3389840/The-Kings-Speech-is-a-hit-with-The-Queen.html saw the film]] and found it moving. * ''[[Film/TheNakedGun The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!]]'' is about a plot to assassinate the Queen. She's played by Jeanette Charles. * An automobile version of the Queen of England makes an appearance during the last third of ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}} 2'', which takes place in London. [[AC:{{Literature}}]] * ''Literature/WorldWarZ'', she gets mentioned in passing: it's a combination TearJerker, CrowningMomentOfAwesome, and CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming. [[spoiler:After all it's basically what George VI, her father, did during WWII. And no, she doesn't die. At least, not from the zombies. It's extremely unclear.]] * ''Literature/TwoWeeksWithTheQueen'' by Morris Gleitzman. Colin never actually meets her Majesty face-to-face, but he talks about her at length, attempts to break into Buckingham Palace to meet her, and he watches a TV broadcast of her on Christmas Day. * Creator/RoaldDahl's ''Literature/TheBFG''. She's only ever referred to as The Queen or Her Majesty, but the illustrations unmistakably depict "Her Majesty" with Elizabeth's face. * The Windsors provide a rallying point for a chaotic UK after the Change renders modern technology and guns inoperable, in SMStirling's ''{{Emberverse}}''. Elizabeth II is described as dying of "heartbreak and overwork" a year after the Change, and is succeeded by Charles, who is eventually driven mad from the stress. His successor, William, is referred to as "the Great." * In the final book of Jo Walton's ''Small Change'' trilogy, it is the young Queen Elizabeth II was is finally able to break the back of the fascist regime controlling the country and save the day. * ''SewerGasAndElectric'' features her as a total badass who defends herself from the IRA with an old vickers machine gun and in general foils the plans of people who have annoyed her. [[AC:{{Live-Action TV}}]] * ''Series/DoctorWho'': ** Twice, both times played by an actress: [[Recap/DoctorWhoS25E3SilverNemesis "Silver Nemesis"]] and [[Recap/DoctorWho2007CSVoyageOfTheDamned "Voyage of the Damned"]]. She appeared as herself via archival footage of her coronation, in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E7TheIdiotsLantern "The Idiot's Lantern"]]. The Queen is also a massive fan of the show -- Creator/MichaelGrade, who screwed with it, is the only BBC controller not to be knighted. * ''Series/TheKidsInTheHall'' (remember, she's the Queen of [[CanadaEh Canada too, eh?]]) as memorably impersonated by Scott Thompson. * ''The Radio/RoyalCanadianAirFarce'' often had Luba Goy impersonate Her Majesty, beginning every speech with a high-pitched "hem-hem-hem". * She is played in the ''Series/MrBean'' episode "Meeting Royalty". Preparing for a bow, Bean [[spoiler:accidentally headbutts her]]. * In one ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' episode (called "Royal Episode 13 or: The Queen Will Be Watching"), it's announced at the beginning that Her Majesty will be watching part of the show. She tunes in in the middle of a sketch, but to everyone's disappointment, she switches over after a few seconds. * ''SpittingImage'' featured the Queen as a reoccurring character, depicted as the rather level-headed matriarch of an extraordinarily dysfunctional (and weirdly lower-middle class) family. * Appears with Phil in a ''SaturdayNightLive'' [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/11/21/snl-kate-middleton-queen_n_786543.html sketch]] with AnneHathaway playing Kate Middleton. Apparently, in private the royal couple are Cockney gangsters. * In a rare case of playing herself (for about ten seconds of her portrayal, at least), she appeared in a short film in the [[OlympicGames 2012 Summer Olympics]] Opening Ceremonies where Film/JamesBond (Creator/DanielCraig) escorted her to the ceremonies. It was a stunt double skydiving out of the helicopter at the actual ceremony, though. [[http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/entertainment/2012/07/skydiving-queens-olympic-stunt-double-revealed/ A MALE stunt double.]][[http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/mark-sutton-dies-olympics-stuntman-2169489 ...who has since passed away.]] [[AC:WesternAnimation]] * She appears in ''TheSimpsons'' episode "The Regina Monologues", where the family visits the UK. Homer crashes into her carriage as she was out to go buy some light bulbs for the palace. ** She also briefly appears in the episode "To Surveil with Love", voiced by EddieIzzard. ** She also makes very brief appearances in the episodes "Mom and Pop Art", and "Behind the Laughter". * She also appears in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', 'Windsor Hassle', (voiced by TressMacNeille) as well as versions of the rest of the family. Set after the 1992 fire in Windsor Castle, she's trying to get the banquet hall finished. She ends up left with the Warners. * She appears in the ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' episode "Family Guy Viewer Mail 2", in a segment that shows a British version of the series. Neville (Peter's equivalent) wants to get a lock of hair from her to prove that they're related, and he ends up chasing her to her death in a tunnel. She's voiced by CateBlanchett. ----- ''God Save the Queen''
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[[quoteright:320:[[RequisiteRoyalRegalia http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/queen_elizabeth_II.jpg]]]] -->"When life seems hard, the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat; instead, they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future." -->'''Her Britannic Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second''', 2008 Her Britannic Majesty, Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Mountbatten-Windsor (Elizabeth II to you, Brenda to readers of ''PrivateEye'', Mrs Windsor in [[UsefulNotes/NorthernIreland Stroke Country]], Lilibet as a child, Gertie to her friends, Cabbage to her husband, [[WebVideo/HellsingUltimateAbridged and Betty to Alucard]]) of [[UsefulNotes/UnitedKingdom the United Kingdom]] of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Also Queen of fifteen other countries, including Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Jamaica. She was born in 1926 and acceded to the throne on February 6, 1952 on the death of her father, George VI. That's right, she has spent 62 years on the throne and is still going strong. Two of her three [[UsefulNotes/TonyBlair most]] [[UsefulNotes/DavidCameron recent]] Prime Ministers weren't even born when she became Queen. Should she still occupy the throne on September 10, 2015, she will become the longest-reigning monarch in the history of the United Kingdom or its predecessor states, surpassing the record currently held by [[QueenVicky Queen Victoria]]. Since the Queen is the best-known monarch in the world, she's turned up quite a lot in fiction, usually as an AnonymousRinger or InvisiblePresident, in part due to her function as a constitutional monarch. Despite a wobble in the early nineties, Elizabeth II is highly popular in the UK. Apparently a big ''Series/DoctorWho'' [[OneOfUs fan]][[note]]hence why Creator/MichaelGrade, who screwed the show over in the late '80s, is the only BBC Controller never to be knighted[[/note]]. A huge technophile, ''quite'' tech-savvy; ''she'' was the one who insisted on televising her coronation. President BarackObama's gift of an [=iPod=] to her was not a gaffe, as commonly believed: she did, in fact, already have one, but had mentioned it was a generation or two out of date and she would really like a new one. Plus, the royal family now has a Website/YouTube [[http://www.youtube.com/user/TheRoyalChannel account]]. This was ''also'' Her Majesty's idea. In a highly surprising, hilarious, and touching display of sportsmanship, she made her acting debut in a scene opposite Creator/DanielCraig as Film/JamesBond for the opening ceremony of the London 2012 OlympicGames. After greeting him at Buckingham Palace, they travel to the stadium via helicopter and (with the help of a stunt double, naturally) ''parachute'' into the arena. CoolOldLady indeed. Has had a famous ocean liner (commonly abbreviated [=QE2=]), [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LMS_Princess_Royal_Class_6201_Princess_Elizabeth a steam locomotive]], and a road bridge (part of the Dartford River Crossing) named after her. See also: BritishRoyalFamily (for the current members), TheHouseOfWindsor (for the more historical members) ---- !!HM, the Queen provides examples of: * CanineCompanion: Her famous brood of Welsh Corgis. She currently owns 17 of them. * CoolCrown: Although she doesn't show off her tiaras as much any more. * CoolOldLady: Her surprise London 2012 Olympics debut performance codifies this. Her Majesty is now ''a [[Film/JamesBond Bond girl]]''. ** She asked BarackObama for a new iPod for Christmas, because her old one was [[TechnologyMarchesOn an obsolete model]]. ''Seriously''. ** She is the one responsible for the Royal Family having [[http://www.royal.gov.uk/ a website]] ''and'' a Website/YouTube channel. ** At Balmoral Castle, has one living room decorated with a cushion proclaiming "It's Good to be Queen". ** Creator/StephenFry reports that at Prince Charles' wedding to Camilla, the Queen got up on the table and made a hilarious speech, and a few minutes after getting down nudged him hard with her elbow and asked, "Isn't anybody going to get me cake?" * DeadpanSnarker: Known for her subversive humour, for all her decorum being put in a silly or embarrassing situation will bring out the snark. * {{Diary}}: She's known to write in hers ''every single day.'' * FairytaleWeddingDress * HappilyMarried: Prince Philip may have a raging case of foot-in-mouth disease, but ''she'' seems to love him. Rather a lot, actually. And it's mutual. * HiddenDepths: Would you believe that the Queen is actually a skilled ''mechanic?'' ** Also a brilliant political adviser. British [=PMs=] from Harold Wilson to current David Cameron have openly stated her role as adviser has been crucially helpful to their administrations, especially in regards to foreign policy.[[note]]This should surprise no-one; her great-grandfather Edward VII realized that the monarch needed a role in order to justify the continued existence of the monarch. Being a personable fellow, closely related by blood or marriage to half the monarchs of Europe, and a huge Francophile in an era when France was the lone large republic on the continent, he made his role by travelling and keeping reasonably good relations with everyone. Subsequent monarchs followed suit.[[/note]] *** And a life-long ''Series/DoctorWho'' fan? * IronLady * MamaBear * NeverMessWithGranny * NiceHat: Known for her fondness for decorative hats. Her outfits are often coloured to match whatever hat she happens to be wearing. * OneOfUs: See how many times Series/DoctorWho gets mentioned on this page. * OperaGloves: From the late 1940's through the 1960's, she, as well as her sister Princess Margaret, habitually wore over-the-elbow (usually white) gloves with both (short-sleeved) daytime and evening outfits. She doesn't wear short sleeves anymore, but she still frequently turns out in public with properly gloved hands. * PimpedOutDress: Although she's often known for frumpy outfits, for grand occasions, she likes to wear dresses loaded with lace or other decorations. This was especially true in the 50s and 60s. ** Her coronation gown was even GemEncrusted, although the gems are so finely added, it blends into the designs on the dress. * PluckyGirl * PrettyInMink: She had a white mink wrap, and now a white fox wrap, that she quite often makes appearances wearing. * RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething / TomboyPrincess: For one thing, she served in the British Army in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, making her the last living sovereign who is a veteran of that war. * SesquipedalianLoquaciousness: Her preferred manner of speaking, particularly on Christmas Day. * StalkerWithACrush: Had one of these once named Michael Fagan. He even broke into her room! * {{Wii}}: She and the royal family received one from Creator/{{THQ}} in May 2009 -- one that was ''[[http://kotaku.com/5264383/the-queen-of-englands-gold+plated-wii gold-plated]]''. * WrenchWench: She served as a [[http://i.imgur.com/TSFt9.jpg military mechanic]] in WWII, in addition to driving transport trucks. Although she wasn't given that many assignments to either, she made it clear since then that she still liked to drive her family around. !!Appearances of the Queen in fiction: [[AC:{{Anime and Manga}}]] * ''{{Hellsing}}'': She appears at the meeting of the Roundtable conference. She is the one that gives Integra and Alucard the order to wipe out Millenium. [[AC:{{Film}}]] * ''JohnnyEnglish''. * ''Film/TheQueen'', as the title character, portrayed by Creator/HelenMirren. * ''[[TwoThousandTwelve 2012]]'' features a cameo of Her Majesty boarding one of the arks with one of her corgis. * Appears in ''AustinPowers in Goldmember'', played by Jeanette Charles. * She appears as a child in ''TheKingsSpeech'', which is about her father. She [[http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/film/3389840/The-Kings-Speech-is-a-hit-with-The-Queen.html saw the film]] and found it moving. * ''[[Film/TheNakedGun The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!]]'' is about a plot to assassinate the Queen. She's played by Jeanette Charles. * An automobile version of the Queen of England makes an appearance during the last third of ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}} 2'', which takes place in London. [[AC:{{Literature}}]] * ''Literature/WorldWarZ'', she gets mentioned in passing: it's a combination TearJerker, CrowningMomentOfAwesome, and CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming. [[spoiler:After all it's basically what George VI, her father, did during WWII. And no, she doesn't die. At least, not from the zombies. It's extremely unclear.]] * ''Literature/TwoWeeksWithTheQueen'' by Morris Gleitzman. Colin never actually meets her Majesty face-to-face, but he talks about her at length, attempts to break into Buckingham Palace to meet her, and he watches a TV broadcast of her on Christmas Day. * Creator/RoaldDahl's ''Literature/TheBFG''. She's only ever referred to as The Queen or Her Majesty, but the illustrations unmistakably depict "Her Majesty" with Elizabeth's face. * The Windsors provide a rallying point for a chaotic UK after the Change renders modern technology and guns inoperable, in SMStirling's ''{{Emberverse}}''. Elizabeth II is described as dying of "heartbreak and overwork" a year after the Change, and is succeeded by Charles, who is eventually driven mad from the stress. His successor, William, is referred to as "the Great." * In the final book of Jo Walton's ''Small Change'' trilogy, it is the young Queen Elizabeth II was is finally able to break the back of the fascist regime controlling the country and save the day. * ''SewerGasAndElectric'' features her as a total badass who defends herself from the IRA with an old vickers machine gun and in general foils the plans of people who have annoyed her. [[AC:{{Live-Action TV}}]] * ''Series/DoctorWho'': ** Twice, both times played by an actress: [[Recap/DoctorWhoS25E3SilverNemesis "Silver Nemesis"]] and [[Recap/DoctorWho2007CSVoyageOfTheDamned "Voyage of the Damned"]]. She appeared as herself via archival footage of her coronation, in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E7TheIdiotsLantern "The Idiot's Lantern"]]. The Queen is also a massive fan of the show -- Creator/MichaelGrade, who screwed with it, is the only BBC controller not to be knighted. * ''Series/TheKidsInTheHall'' (remember, she's the Queen of [[CanadaEh Canada too, eh?]]) as memorably impersonated by Scott Thompson. * ''The Radio/RoyalCanadianAirFarce'' often had Luba Goy impersonate Her Majesty, beginning every speech with a high-pitched "hem-hem-hem". * She is played in the ''Series/MrBean'' episode "Meeting Royalty". Preparing for a bow, Bean [[spoiler:accidentally headbutts her]]. * In one ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' episode (called "Royal Episode 13 or: The Queen Will Be Watching"), it's announced at the beginning that Her Majesty will be watching part of the show. She tunes in in the middle of a sketch, but to everyone's disappointment, she switches over after a few seconds. * ''SpittingImage'' featured the Queen as a reoccurring character, depicted as the rather level-headed matriarch of an extraordinarily dysfunctional (and weirdly lower-middle class) family. * Appears with Phil in a ''SaturdayNightLive'' [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/11/21/snl-kate-middleton-queen_n_786543.html sketch]] with AnneHathaway playing Kate Middleton. Apparently, in private the royal couple are Cockney gangsters. * In a rare case of playing herself (for about ten seconds of her portrayal, at least), she appeared in a short film in the [[OlympicGames 2012 Summer Olympics]] Opening Ceremonies where Film/JamesBond (Creator/DanielCraig) escorted her to the ceremonies. It was a stunt double skydiving out of the helicopter at the actual ceremony, though. [[http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/entertainment/2012/07/skydiving-queens-olympic-stunt-double-revealed/ A MALE stunt double.]][[http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/mark-sutton-dies-olympics-stuntman-2169489 ...who has since passed away.]] [[AC:WesternAnimation]] * She appears in ''TheSimpsons'' episode "The Regina Monologues", where the family visits the UK. Homer crashes into her carriage as she was out to go buy some light bulbs for the palace. ** She also briefly appears in the episode "To Surveil with Love", voiced by EddieIzzard. ** She also makes very brief appearances in the episodes "Mom and Pop Art", and "Behind the Laughter". * She also appears in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', 'Windsor Hassle', (voiced by TressMacNeille) as well as versions of the rest of the family. Set after the 1992 fire in Windsor Castle, she's trying to get the banquet hall finished. She ends up left with the Warners. * She appears in the ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' episode "Family Guy Viewer Mail 2", in a segment that shows a British version of the series. Neville (Peter's equivalent) wants to get a lock of hair from her to prove that they're related, and he ends up chasing her to her death in a tunnel. She's voiced by CateBlanchett. ----- ''God Save the Queen''[[redirect:UsefulNotes/HMTheQueen]]
30th May '14 8:18:39 AM StFan
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* ''Series/DoctorWho''. Twice, both times played by an actress: ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS25E3SilverNemesis Silver Nemesis]]'' and "[[Recap/DoctorWho2007CSVoyageOfTheDamned Voyage of the Damned]]". She appeared as herself via archival footage of her coronation, in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoNSS2E7TheIdiotsLantern The Idiot's Lantern]]". ** She's also a massive fan of the show - Creator/MichaelGrade, who screwed with it, is the only BBC controller not to be knighted.
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* ''Series/DoctorWho''. ''Series/DoctorWho'': ** Twice, both times played by an actress: ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS25E3SilverNemesis Silver Nemesis]]'' [[Recap/DoctorWhoS25E3SilverNemesis "Silver Nemesis"]] and "[[Recap/DoctorWho2007CSVoyageOfTheDamned Voyage [[Recap/DoctorWho2007CSVoyageOfTheDamned "Voyage of the Damned]]". Damned"]]. She appeared as herself via archival footage of her coronation, in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoNSS2E7TheIdiotsLantern The [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E7TheIdiotsLantern "The Idiot's Lantern]]". ** She's Lantern"]]. The Queen is also a massive fan of the show - -- Creator/MichaelGrade, who screwed with it, is the only BBC controller not to be knighted.
21st May '14 4:02:43 AM jadmire
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* OperaGloves: From the late 1940's through the 1960's, she, as well as her sister Princess Margaret, habitually wore over-the-elbow (usually white) gloves with both (short-sleeved) daytime and evening outfits. She doesn't wear short sleeves anymore, but she still frequently turns out in public with properly gloved hands.
26th Apr '14 10:12:14 AM LongLiveHumour
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Her Britannic Majesty, Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Mountbatten-Windsor (Elizabeth II to you, Brenda to readers of ''PrivateEye'', Mrs Windsor in StrokeCountry, Lilibet as a child, Gertie to her friends, Cabbage to her husband, [[WebVideo/HellsingUltimateAbridged and Betty to Alucard]]) of [[UsefulNotes/UnitedKingdom the United Kingdom]] of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Also Queen of fifteen other countries, including Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Jamaica. She was born in 1926 and acceded to the throne on February 6, 1952 on the death of her father, George VI. That's right, she has spent 62 years on the throne and is still going strong. Two of her three [[TonyBlair most]] [[DavidCameron recent]] Prime Ministers weren't even born when she became Queen. Should she still occupy the throne on September 10, 2015, she will become the longest-reigning monarch in the history of the United Kingdom or its predecessor states, surpassing the record currently held by [[QueenVicky Queen Victoria]].
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Her Britannic Majesty, Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Mountbatten-Windsor (Elizabeth II to you, Brenda to readers of ''PrivateEye'', Mrs Windsor in StrokeCountry, [[UsefulNotes/NorthernIreland Stroke Country]], Lilibet as a child, Gertie to her friends, Cabbage to her husband, [[WebVideo/HellsingUltimateAbridged and Betty to Alucard]]) of [[UsefulNotes/UnitedKingdom the United Kingdom]] of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Also Queen of fifteen other countries, including Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Jamaica. She was born in 1926 and acceded to the throne on February 6, 1952 on the death of her father, George VI. That's right, she has spent 62 years on the throne and is still going strong. Two of her three [[TonyBlair [[UsefulNotes/TonyBlair most]] [[DavidCameron [[UsefulNotes/DavidCameron recent]] Prime Ministers weren't even born when she became Queen. Should she still occupy the throne on September 10, 2015, she will become the longest-reigning monarch in the history of the United Kingdom or its predecessor states, surpassing the record currently held by [[QueenVicky Queen Victoria]].

Apparently a big ''Series/DoctorWho'' [[OneOfUs fan]][[note]]hence why MichaelGrade, who screwed the show over in the late '80s, is the only BBC Controller never to be knighted[[/note]]. A huge technophile, ''quite'' tech-savvy; ''she'' was the one who insisted on televising her coronation. President BarackObama's gift of an [=iPod=] to her was not a gaffe, as commonly believed: she did, in fact, already have one, but had mentioned it was a generation or two out of date and she would really like a new one. Plus, the royal family now has a Website/YouTube [[http://www.youtube.com/user/TheRoyalChannel account]]. This was ''also'' Her Majesty's idea.
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Apparently a big ''Series/DoctorWho'' [[OneOfUs fan]][[note]]hence why MichaelGrade, Creator/MichaelGrade, who screwed the show over in the late '80s, is the only BBC Controller never to be knighted[[/note]]. A huge technophile, ''quite'' tech-savvy; ''she'' was the one who insisted on televising her coronation. President BarackObama's gift of an [=iPod=] to her was not a gaffe, as commonly believed: she did, in fact, already have one, but had mentioned it was a generation or two out of date and she would really like a new one. Plus, the royal family now has a Website/YouTube [[http://www.youtube.com/user/TheRoyalChannel account]]. This was ''also'' Her Majesty's idea.

*** And a life-long DoctorWho fan?
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*** And a life-long DoctorWho ''Series/DoctorWho'' fan?

* OneOfUs: See how many times DoctorWho gets mentioned on this page.
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* OneOfUs: See how many times DoctorWho Series/DoctorWho gets mentioned on this page.

* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething / TomboyPrincess: For one thing, she served in the British Army in WorldWarII, making her the last living sovereign who is a veteran of that war.
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* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething / TomboyPrincess: For one thing, she served in the British Army in WorldWarII, UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, making her the last living sovereign who is a veteran of that war.

* ''WorldWarZ'', she gets mentioned in passing: it's a combination TearJerker, CrowningMomentOfAwesome, and CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming. [[spoiler:After all it's basically what George VI, her father, did during WWII. And no, she doesn't die. At least, not from the zombies. It's extremely unclear.]]
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* ''WorldWarZ'', ''Literature/WorldWarZ'', she gets mentioned in passing: it's a combination TearJerker, CrowningMomentOfAwesome, and CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming. [[spoiler:After all it's basically what George VI, her father, did during WWII. And no, she doesn't die. At least, not from the zombies. It's extremely unclear.]]

** She's also a massive fan of the show - MichaelGrade, who screwed with it, is the only BBC controller not to be knighted.
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** She's also a massive fan of the show - MichaelGrade, Creator/MichaelGrade, who screwed with it, is the only BBC controller not to be knighted.
14th Apr '14 11:30:08 AM Aquila89
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* SewerGasAndElectric features her as a total badass who defends herself from the IRA with an old vickers machine gun and in general foils the plans of people who have annoyed her.
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* SewerGasAndElectric ''SewerGasAndElectric'' features her as a total badass who defends herself from the IRA with an old vickers machine gun and in general foils the plans of people who have annoyed her.her.
31st Mar '14 1:15:21 PM kipperonthefloor
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Has had a famous ocean liner (commonly abbreviated [=QE2=]) and a road bridge (part of the Dartford River Crossing) named after her.
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Has had a famous ocean liner (commonly abbreviated [=QE2=]) [=QE2=]), [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LMS_Princess_Royal_Class_6201_Princess_Elizabeth a steam locomotive]], and a road bridge (part of the Dartford River Crossing) named after her.
3rd Mar '14 7:46:56 AM ocritter
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*SewerGasAndElectric features her as a total badass who defends herself from the IRA with an old vickers machine gun and in general foils the plans of people who have annoyed her.
16th Feb '14 3:54:59 PM Antediluvial
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Also Queen of fifteen other countries, including Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Jamaica. She was born in 1926 and acceded to the throne on February 6, 1952 on the death of her father, George VI. That's right, she has spent 61 years on the throne and is still going strong. Two of her three [[TonyBlair most]] [[DavidCameron recent]] Prime Ministers weren't even born when she became Queen. Should she still occupy the throne on September 10, 2015, she will become the longest-reigning monarch in the history of the United Kingdom or its predecessor states, surpassing the record currently held by [[QueenVicky Queen Victoria]].
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Also Queen of fifteen other countries, including Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Jamaica. She was born in 1926 and acceded to the throne on February 6, 1952 on the death of her father, George VI. That's right, she has spent 61 62 years on the throne and is still going strong. Two of her three [[TonyBlair most]] [[DavidCameron recent]] Prime Ministers weren't even born when she became Queen. Should she still occupy the throne on September 10, 2015, she will become the longest-reigning monarch in the history of the United Kingdom or its predecessor states, surpassing the record currently held by [[QueenVicky Queen Victoria]].
2nd Feb '14 9:51:26 PM AriRockefeller
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Her Britannic Majesty, Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Mountbatten-Windsor (Elizabeth II to you, Brenda to readers of ''PrivateEye'', Mrs Windsor in StrokeCountry, Lilibet as a child, Gertie to her friends, Cabbage to her husband, [[WebVideo/HellsingAbridged and Betty to Alucard]]) of [[UsefulNotes/UnitedKingdom the United Kingdom]] of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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Her Britannic Majesty, Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Mountbatten-Windsor (Elizabeth II to you, Brenda to readers of ''PrivateEye'', Mrs Windsor in StrokeCountry, Lilibet as a child, Gertie to her friends, Cabbage to her husband, [[WebVideo/HellsingAbridged [[WebVideo/HellsingUltimateAbridged and Betty to Alucard]]) of [[UsefulNotes/UnitedKingdom the United Kingdom]] of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
2nd Feb '14 9:51:07 PM AriRockefeller
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Her Britannic Majesty, Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Mountbatten-Windsor (Elizabeth II to you, Brenda to readers of ''PrivateEye'', Mrs Windsor in StrokeCountry, Lilibet as a child, Gertie to her friends, and Cabbage to her husband) of [[UsefulNotes/UnitedKingdom the United Kingdom]] of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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Her Britannic Majesty, Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Mountbatten-Windsor (Elizabeth II to you, Brenda to readers of ''PrivateEye'', Mrs Windsor in StrokeCountry, Lilibet as a child, Gertie to her friends, and Cabbage to her husband) husband, [[WebVideo/HellsingAbridged and Betty to Alucard]]) of [[UsefulNotes/UnitedKingdom the United Kingdom]] of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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