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25th Nov '16 12:06:18 PM Morgenthaler
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* Substitute teacher Mr. E in ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}''. Helps his {{Badass}} mystique that gets him to cow the rest of the class into doing what he wants (in a good way!)... Except for the resident idealist T.J. (Theodore Jasper, in case you were wondering. He's not an example of this trope, he just uses it as a better-sounding nickname. Can you blame him?) They find common ground in the end anyway.

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* Substitute teacher Mr. E in ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}''. Helps his {{Badass}} badass mystique that gets him to cow the rest of the class into doing what he wants (in a good way!)... Except for the resident idealist T.J. (Theodore Jasper, in case you were wondering. He's not an example of this trope, he just uses it as a better-sounding nickname. Can you blame him?) They find common ground in the end anyway.
24th Nov '16 8:54:04 AM Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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* The 1931 Creator/PeterLorre film ''Film/{{M}}''.


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* The 1969 film ''Z''.
21st Nov '16 8:53:42 AM ItsCursorBby
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* ''Manga/BungouStrayDogs'' has a character that ''technically'' has a full name, but is only ever referred to as Q by the other characters.
12th Nov '16 6:50:32 AM Bissek
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* G Callen from ''Series/NCISLosAngeles'' (his first name accidentally vanished when he was put into foster care). When they finally track it down, the building explodes before Callen can open the drawer.

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* G Callen from ''Series/NCISLosAngeles'' (his first name accidentally vanished when he was put into foster care). When they finally track it down, the building explodes before Callen can open the drawer. In season seven, his full name is eventually revealed to be G[[spoiler:risha Aleksandrovich Nikolaev]] Callen.
9th Nov '16 11:01:54 PM ultimomant
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* In the English dub of ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', Aster Phoenix's adoptive father is named [[SpellMyNameWithAThe The D]]. In the Japanese version, he was called DD, [[CaptainObvious which is a two-letter name]], but comes close.

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* ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'':
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In the English dub of ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', dub, Aster Phoenix's adoptive father is named [[SpellMyNameWithAThe The D]]. In the Japanese version, he was called DD, [[CaptainObvious which is a two-letter name]], but comes close.close.
** In the Japanese version, the Deck Destruction pro-duelist is named X. In the English dub, he was called Howard X. Miller.
3rd Nov '16 9:58:39 PM nombretomado
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* The Aann, a reptilian race from the ''HumanxCommonwealth'' novels, use a string of capital letters in place of a surname. As they advance in rank within their society, letters are removed from these strings, meaning that the Emperor of their kind has a one-letter surname.

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* The Aann, a reptilian race from the ''HumanxCommonwealth'' ''Literature/HumanxCommonwealth'' novels, use a string of capital letters in place of a surname. As they advance in rank within their society, letters are removed from these strings, meaning that the Emperor of their kind has a one-letter surname.
14th Oct '16 1:52:33 PM nombretomado
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* The main playable character of ''EliteBeatAgents'' is known as Agent J.

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* The main playable character of ''EliteBeatAgents'' ''VideoGame/EliteBeatAgents'' is known as Agent J.
4th Oct '16 6:26:23 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/FaustLoveOfTheDamned'': The main bad guy is known only as "M", though it's presumably short for [[LouisCyphre Mephistopheles]].
28th Sep '16 12:55:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* The ''IrregularWebcomic'' "Espionage" theme (a spoof of ''Film/JamesBond'') has characters named Ñ and Ü. Apparently turnover was so high that they ran out of ordinary letters.

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* The ''IrregularWebcomic'' ''Webcomic/IrregularWebcomic'' "Espionage" theme (a spoof of ''Film/JamesBond'') has characters named Ñ and Ü. Apparently turnover was so high that they ran out of ordinary letters.
24th Sep '16 3:10:55 PM catmuto
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* ''Manga/IWish'' has the male protagonist called K. It's stated early on that he goes by K, because his real name is cursed.
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