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14th May '16 8:57:20 PM nombretomado
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* Like ''Joan of Arcadia'', ''{{Wonderfalls}}'' was inspired by Joan of Arc's story.

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* Like ''Joan of Arcadia'', ''{{Wonderfalls}}'' ''Series/{{Wonderfalls}}'' was inspired by Joan of Arc's story.



* The Series/MythBusters consider MacGyver their patron saint.
** Alton Brown regarded MacGyver as his patron saint first, in a 2001 episode of ''Series/GoodEats'', "Where There's Smoke, There's Fish." (he constructed a fish smoker out of a cardboard box...go figure.)

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* The Series/MythBusters consider MacGyver Series/MacGyver their patron saint.
** Alton Brown regarded MacGyver [=MacGyver=] as his patron saint first, in a 2001 episode of ''Series/GoodEats'', "Where There's Smoke, There's Fish." (he constructed a fish smoker out of a cardboard box...go figure.)
11th May '16 8:57:23 AM Fauvelus
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-->'''House:''' [The patron saint of] seamen, merchants, archers, prostitutes, and prisoners ...You donít have the skin of a seaman, the fingers of an archer, the clothes of a merchant, or the attitude of an ex-con. So, just leaves one left.

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-->'''House:''' [The patron saint of] seamen, merchants, archers, prostitutes, and prisoners ...[[SherlockScan You donít have the skin of a seaman, the fingers of an archer, the clothes of a merchant, or the attitude of an ex-con.ex-con]] . So, just leaves one left.
11th May '16 8:52:31 AM Fauvelus
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* ''Series/{{House}}'' snarks at one of his patients when he spots a Saint Nicholas (I believe) medallion, whose patronage also includes prostitutes. She snarks right back that he's also the patron saint of the wrongfully accused.

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* In one episode, ''Series/{{House}}'' snarks at one of shows his patients vast knowledge about patron saints when he spots a Saint Nicholas (I believe) medallion, whose patronage also includes prostitutes. She snarks right back that he's also the medallion on a female patient :
-->'''House:''' [The
patron saint of of] seamen, merchants, archers, prostitutes, and prisoners ...You donít have the wrongfully accused.skin of a seaman, the fingers of an archer, the clothes of a merchant, or the attitude of an ex-con. So, just leaves one left.
11th May '16 8:35:09 AM Fauvelus
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* In the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' series, the Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries is under the patronage of Saint Mungo, who, despite his peculiar name, is a honest-to-God patron saint from Scotland, also known as Saint Kentingern (c.550-612).

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* In the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' series, the Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries is under the patronage of Saint Mungo, who, despite his peculiar name, is a honest-to-God patron saint from Scotland, also known as Saint Kentingern Kentigern (c.550-612).
11th May '16 8:33:30 AM Fauvelus
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*In the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' series, the Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries is under the patronage of Saint Mungo, who, despite his peculiar name, is a honest-to-God patron saint from Scotland, also known as Saint Kentingern (c.550-612).
25th Apr '16 5:46:02 AM dotchan
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* Franchise/IndianaJones is often referred to as the patron saint of player characters. "I don't know, I'm making this up as I go!"

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* Franchise/IndianaJones is often referred to as the patron saint of player characters. characters: [[IndyPloy "I don't know, I'm making this up as I go!"go!"]]
19th Apr '16 11:32:38 AM erforce
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* IndianaJones is often referred to as the patron saint of player characters. "I don't know, I'm making this up as I go!"

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* IndianaJones Franchise/IndianaJones is often referred to as the patron saint of player characters. "I don't know, I'm making this up as I go!"
5th Mar '16 4:19:58 PM nombretomado
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->''"Holy Hannah!" shouted CaptainAmerica in ''Secret Defenders'' #6. ''Who'', you ask? Why, "Holy Hannah" is better known as St. Hannah of the Funnybooks, patron saint to [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] superheroes (As opposed to "Holy #%&* !", patron saint of [[NinetiesAntiHero '90s super heroes]].)''

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->''"Holy Hannah!" shouted CaptainAmerica ComicBook/CaptainAmerica in ''Secret Defenders'' #6. ''Who'', you ask? Why, "Holy Hannah" is better known as St. Hannah of the Funnybooks, patron saint to [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] superheroes (As opposed to "Holy #%&* !", patron saint of [[NinetiesAntiHero '90s super heroes]].)''
14th Jan '16 1:28:40 AM jormis29
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* In SilentHillPromise the protagonist Vanessa swears by an increasing number of saints, in different situations.
* In SquidRow, [[http://squidrowcomics.com/?p=1344 Randi buys a statue of St. Luke, patron of artists, and buries it in her houseplant.]]

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* In SilentHillPromise ''Webcomic/SilentHillPromise'' the protagonist Vanessa swears by an increasing number of saints, in different situations.
* In SquidRow, ''Webcomic/SquidRow'', [[http://squidrowcomics.com/?p=1344 Randi buys a statue of St. Luke, patron of artists, and buries it in her houseplant.]]
6th Jan '16 7:59:16 AM crazysamaritan
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* St. Nicholas, in addition to children and repentant thieves, is also the patron saint of sailors. Russian navy, in particular, has a habit of naming ships and installations after St. Nicholas, which recently led to some chagrin as a new nuclear missile submarine was rumored to be named "St. Nicholas," at the idea of a ship capable of raining death in form of ICBMs around the world being named after the patron saint of children (there already was and still is a Russian attack submarine named St. Nicholas, in the Pacific Fleet, however).

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* St. Nicholas, in addition to children and repentant thieves, is also the patron saint of sailors. Russian navy, in particular, has a habit of naming ships and installations after St. Nicholas, which recently led to some chagrin as a new nuclear missile submarine was rumored to be named "St. Nicholas," at the idea of a ship capable of raining death in form of ICBMs [=ICBMs=] around the world being named after the patron saint of children (there already was and still is a Russian attack submarine named St. Nicholas, in the Pacific Fleet, however).
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