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24th Dec '17 8:46:32 AM MarkLungo
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16th Dec '17 2:31:02 PM nombretomado
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* ''Veronica'' by ElvisCostello has the title character suffering from Alzheimer's, and [[TearJerker fully aware]] that she may have forgotten her own name.

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* ''Veronica'' "Veronica" by ElvisCostello Music/ElvisCostello has the title character suffering from Alzheimer's, and [[TearJerker fully aware]] that she may have forgotten her own name.
10th Dec '17 9:21:54 AM Drake1703
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* In the ''WesternAimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' novel ''Fanfic/TheStrangerAndHerFriend'', Celestia has no memory of who she is, what she is, or where she came from. [[spoiler: She seems to have the voice of Daylight in her head, whether she realises it or not. It's likely that she used to BE Daylight.]]

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* In the ''WesternAimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' novel ''Fanfic/TheStrangerAndHerFriend'', ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/20514/the-stranger-and-her-friend The Stranger And Her Friend]]'', Celestia has no memory of who she is, what she is, or where she came from. [[spoiler: She seems to have the voice of Daylight in her head, whether she realises it or not. It's likely that she used to BE Daylight.]]
9th Dec '17 5:28:24 PM foxley
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* ''Literature/TheThinkingMachine'': In "The Man who Was Lost", Van Dusen is consulted by a man who woke up in a hotel room in Boston with no idea of who he was or where he was, and no possessions besides the clothes he was wearing and $10,000 in $100 bills.
30th Nov '17 2:53:50 PM hubakon1368
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* Krysta from ''FanFic/MyLittleUnicorn''. Krysta isn't even her full name, just the partial fragment she remembers. [[spoiler: She's Queen Krystalline of the world of Luminous]].

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* Krysta from ''FanFic/MyLittleUnicorn''.''Fanfic/MyBravePonyStarfleetMagic''. Krysta isn't even her full name, just the partial fragment she remembers. [[spoiler: She's Queen Krystalline of the world of Luminous]].
3rd Nov '17 1:19:42 PM madammina
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* This happens before the series starts in ''Manga/Loveless''. Ritsuka has amnesia and a different personality when it starts. The question of who he was hangs over the series, but lessens as he gains friends.
30th Sep '17 11:01:44 AM Aquo
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* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' fourth season premiere had the titular character suffering from one of these, believing himself to be a man named [[WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers Bob]]. One character even mentions he's in a fugue state as they try to figure out a plan to recover his memories.
30th Sep '17 7:39:06 AM Aquo
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* In ''Series/BabylonFive'' this is the Earth Alliance's version of the death penalty for civilians, the "Death of Personality". A machine suppresses all knowledge of one's past life, and the resulting blank shell is programmed to love serving others, so no
one feels conflicted about keeping them in a minimum security prison for life and making them do community service. In contrast to many fictional cases of EasyAmnesia, it can't be instantly, completely reversed, but it's relatively easy for a telepath to unblock ''some'' of the memories.

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* In ''Series/BabylonFive'' this is the Earth Alliance's version of the death penalty for civilians, the "Death of Personality". A machine suppresses all knowledge of one's past life, and the resulting blank shell is programmed to love serving others, so no
no one feels conflicted about keeping them in a minimum security prison for life and making them do community service. In contrast to many fictional cases of EasyAmnesia, it can't be instantly, completely reversed, but it's relatively easy for a telepath to unblock ''some'' of the memories.
22nd Sep '17 8:02:53 AM LavonPapillon1
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* ''Fanfic/TheQueensConsort'': After Anna tells the amnesiac Elsa that they were married, Elsa then spends all of her time seducing and flirting with Anna, something she is not used to considering how introverted pre-amnesia Elsa was.
18th Sep '17 3:49:02 AM jamespolk
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* Creator/PeterFalk had Alzheimer's, and toward the end of his life said he had no idea who Series/{{Columbo}} was, despite it being his signature character.
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