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23rd Apr '17 11:45:45 AM nombretomado
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* Done as an ActorAllusion in the ''TransformersAnimated'' fanfic ''Return to Cybertron'', where Sari is told by Perceptor that her original protoform designation was [[TaraStrong T4R4-5RT0N6]].

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* Done as an ActorAllusion in the ''TransformersAnimated'' ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' fanfic ''Return to Cybertron'', where Sari is told by Perceptor that her original protoform designation was [[TaraStrong [[Creator/TaraStrong T4R4-5RT0N6]].
1st Apr '17 4:08:49 PM jormis29
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* ''Desk Set'' (1957) featured the Electro-Magnetic Memory and Research Arithmetic Calculator, known as EMERAC (or possibly EMMARAC) for short.

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* ''Desk Set'' ''Film/DeskSet'' (1957) featured the Electro-Magnetic Memory and Research Arithmetic Calculator, known as EMERAC (or possibly EMMARAC) for short.
29th Dec '16 3:45:00 PM MagnusForce
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** Quite a few fit: Flexo, Angleyne, Roberto (the robber)...

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** Quite a few fit: Flexo, Angleyne, Roberto (the robber)...robber), Clamps...



* E.A.R.L., short for "Electronic Automatic Robotic Lighthouse", from ''TheSimpsons''.

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* E.A.R.L., short for "Electronic Automatic Robotic Lighthouse", from ''TheSimpsons''.''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''.



* X-J9 In ''WesternAnimation/MyLifeAsATeenageRobot''. She doesn't like the name much and prefers to be called Jenny.

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* X-J9 In in ''WesternAnimation/MyLifeAsATeenageRobot''. She doesn't like the name much and prefers to be called Jenny. Her 8 sisters also follow the convention with X-J1, X-J2, X-J3, etc.



* Calculon from ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}''.

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* Calculon and URL from ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}''.''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}''. Partial example with mafia thug Joey Mousepad.



* [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} The Robot Devil]], of all robots. And Robo-Puppy.
* Robot Jones from ''Whatever Happened to Robot Jones?''.

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* [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} The Robot Devil]], of all robots. And Robo-Puppy.
Devil, Robot Santa Claus, Robo-Puppy, and some others in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}''.
* Robot Jones from ''Whatever Happened to Robot Jones?''.''WesternAnimation/WhateverHappenedToRobotJones''.















* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'s'' "Hedonism-bot".
** And Reverend Preacher-bot, Beelze-bot, Kwanzaa-bot, and dozens more!

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'s'' "Hedonism-bot".
** And Reverend
Hedonism-bot, Preacher-bot, Beelze-bot, Kwanzaa-bot, Don-bot, and dozens more!




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* Jenny from ''WesternAnimation/MyLifeAsATeenageRobot'', though as mentioned above, she's also called X-J9.
* Tinny Tim and Malfunctioning Eddie from ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', among others.
27th Oct '16 8:55:07 AM Elfkaiser
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* As a Magnus originally designed to be a toy robot, Kid Ultra from ''VideoGame/{{Battleborn}}'' has a merchandise driven cartoon superhero themed name.

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* As a Magnus originally designed to be a toy robot, the superhero-like name of Kid Ultra from ''VideoGame/{{Battleborn}}'' has a merchandise driven cartoon superhero themed name.
is derived from his marketing tagline: "Kid-friendly, Ultra-dependable".
15th Oct '16 11:33:53 AM NESBoy
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** ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' is named after the numeral variable (x) because of his limitless potential to [[MegaManning adapt and change]].

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** ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' is named after the numeral variable (x) because of his limitless potential to [[MegaManning [[PowerCopying adapt and change]].
5th Oct '16 2:31:12 AM Elfkaiser
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* As a Magnus originally designed to be a toy robot, Kid Ultra from ''VideoGame/{{Battleborn}}'' has a merchandised driven cartoon superhero themed name.

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* As a Magnus originally designed to be a toy robot, Kid Ultra from ''VideoGame/{{Battleborn}}'' has a merchandised merchandise driven cartoon superhero themed name.
5th Oct '16 2:29:37 AM Elfkaiser
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* As a Magnus originally designed to be a toy robot, Kid Ultra from ''VideoGame/{{Battleborn}}'' has a cartoon superhero themed merchandised driven name.

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* As a Magnus originally designed to be a toy robot, Kid Ultra from ''VideoGame/{{Battleborn}}'' has a merchandised driven cartoon superhero themed merchandised driven name.
5th Oct '16 2:21:35 AM Elfkaiser
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* As a Magnus originally designed to be a toy robot, Kid Ultra from ''VideoGame/{{Battleborn}}'' has a cartoon superhero themed merchandised driven name.




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* As a Magnus originally designed to serve the rich as a butler and reflect high society values, Marquis d'Caliber from ''VideoGame/{{Battleborn}}'' has a noble sounding name.
5th Oct '16 2:11:01 AM Elfkaiser
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11th Aug '16 9:38:29 PM PaulA
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* Although not robots, Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold uses this for the names of several genetically engineered life forms. In ''[[Literature/VorkosiganSaga Ethan of Athos]]'', Terrance's full product number includes Terran-C, and Janine's number includes J9. In "Labryinth", Miles meets Nine, the last survivor of ten prototypes. She is later renamed Taura. The Quaddies from ''Falling Free'' all have names derived from their serial numbers as well. The names vary from traditional (Tony) through unusual-but-not-unheard-of (Silver) to decidedly odd (Pramod).

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* Although not robots, Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold uses this in the ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'' for the names of several genetically engineered life forms. forms.
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In ''[[Literature/VorkosiganSaga Ethan of Athos]]'', ''Literature/EthanOfAthos'', Terrance's full product number includes Terran-C, and Janine's number includes J9. J9.
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In "Labryinth", Miles meets Nine, the last survivor of ten prototypes. She is later renamed Taura. Taura.
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The Quaddies from ''Falling Free'' ''Literature/FallingFree'' all have names derived from their serial numbers as well. The names vary from traditional (Tony) through unusual-but-not-unheard-of (Silver) to decidedly odd (Pramod).
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