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24th May '17 5:49:42 PM ebbradsh
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* The Once-ler in the 2012 ''Film/TheLorax'' adaptation is an odd case in that, while AmbiguouslyHuman in the original, he's a seemingly normal man in this version, yet he's still only ever referred to as "The Once-ler".



* The Once-Ler in the 2012 ''Film/TheLorax'' adaptation is an odd case in that, while AmbiguouslyHuman in the original, he's a seemingly normal man in this version, yet he's still only ever referred to as "The Once-Ler".
23rd May '17 1:12:02 PM trulymadmoves
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** In the Season 1 finale of ''Series/TheMuppetShow'', the special guest star was Swiss pantomime trio Mummenschanz. Kermit referred to them erroneously as "''the'' Mummenschanz" throughout the episode; as attention was never called to this, it was presumably a genuine error on Creator/JimHenson's part which no one bothered to correct.
17th May '17 7:23:45 PM nombretomado
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* Actor/Comedian The Greg Wilson, known for bit parts in ''UglyBetty'', ''Series/ModernFamily'', ''Series/{{Bones}}'', and ''Film/TheHottieAndTheNottie''.

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* Actor/Comedian The Greg Wilson, known for bit parts in ''UglyBetty'', ''Series/UglyBetty'', ''Series/ModernFamily'', ''Series/{{Bones}}'', and ''Film/TheHottieAndTheNottie''.
15th May '17 6:53:31 PM nombretomado
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* Mocked on ''Series/TheDrewCareyShow'' where Kate is dating a wrestler called The Disciplinarian (played by TripleH), who the gang has hired to promote their beer during his wrestler promos.

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* Mocked on ''Series/TheDrewCareyShow'' where Kate is dating a wrestler called The Disciplinarian (played by TripleH), Wrestling/TripleH), who the gang has hired to promote their beer during his wrestler promos.
13th May '17 6:55:39 PM Twentington
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* Creator/DonaldTrump, a.k.a. "The Donald"

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* Creator/DonaldTrump, UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, a.k.a. "The Donald"



* TheWB Television Network, and its successor TheCW. Most affiliates leave "The" out of their local branding.

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* TheWB Creator/TheWB Television Network, and its successor TheCW.Creator/TheCW. Most affiliates leave "The" out of their local branding.
11th May '17 4:03:59 PM BookReaderUSA
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* Speaking of Den Bosch, Creator/HieronymusBosch (whose surname derives from the city) is known in Spanish as "El Bosco", which is a Spanish translation of "Den Bosch" or "The Forest".
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* ''Film/{{Kopps}}: Benny calls himself "Benny the Cop".

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* ''Film/{{Kopps}}: ''Film/{{Kopps}}'': Benny calls himself "Benny the Cop".
30th Apr '17 4:11:25 PM nombretomado
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* On ''[[TotalDramaIsland Total Drama World Tour]],'' [[EnsembleDarkhorse Ezekiel]] starts to call himself "The Zeke" as part of his [[TheDeterminator Determinator]] / JiveTurkey routine. He doesn't seem to care whether or not other people use it, though.

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* On ''[[TotalDramaIsland ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland Total Drama World Tour]],'' [[EnsembleDarkhorse Ezekiel]] starts to call himself "The Zeke" as part of his [[TheDeterminator Determinator]] / JiveTurkey routine. He doesn't seem to care whether or not other people use it, though.
19th Apr '17 2:38:17 PM AthenaBlue
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* Disney/{{Bambi}}'s father, The Great Prince of the Forest.
* The "La" part of La Muerte from ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife''ís name basically means "the".
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'', one of the racers is Strip Weathers, AKA "The King". At one point, Lightning [=McQueen=] calls him, "Mr. The King". Extra credit for referring to The King's wife as "Mrs. The King".
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Home}}'', the two prominent alien species are called '''The''' Boov and '''The''' Gorg. [[spoiler:It's literal in the latter's case, as there is only one of them]].
* Done with an InsultBackfire in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''.
-->'''Tai Lung:''' "You can't defeat me! You're just a big...fat...panda!"
-->'''Po:''' "I'm not a big, fat panda...I'm ''THE'' big, fat panda!"
* The Tramp, from ''Disney/LadyAndTheTramp''. Though he frequently gets called "Tramp", mostly by the people closest to him (like Lady). When Lady's owners adopt him he becomes just "Tramp" to everyone.
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* A pretty bad example is ''Film/AttackOfTheTheEyeCreatures''. The title was originally supposed to be "The Eye Creatures", but it was given the prefix "Attack of the" ''without'' removing the "the" that was already there.



* ''Film/TheBigLebowski'': "The Dude", though he's actually addressed as just "Dude". Jesus also refers to himself once as "The Jesus".



* The title of Creator/{{Chespirito}}'s film ''El Chanfle'' (and its sequel) refers to the main character (which he also plays).



* The Greg Wilson. Who did ''Film/TheHottieAndTheNottie'', which should tell you something, and from the same film, "The Jesus."
* ''Film/TheBigLebowski'': "The Dude," though he's actually addressed as just "Dude." Jesus also refers to himself once as "The Jesus."
* The co-creator of ''Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera'' has been quoted as saying "I think if you asked Pavi, he would say his first name is 'The'."
* The titular character of the ''Film/ElMariachi'' trilogy has NoNameGiven, so other characters [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep call him "El Mariachi"]], or by the third movie, just "El".

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* The Greg Wilson. Who did ''Film/TheHottieAndTheNottie'', which should tell you something, and from the same film, "The Jesus."
* ''Film/TheBigLebowski'': "The Dude," though he's actually addressed as just "Dude." Jesus also refers
Chief in ''Film/{{Fanboys}}'':
-->'''The Chief''': The Chief likes to refer
to himself once as "The Jesus."
* The co-creator of ''Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera'' has been quoted as saying "I think if you asked Pavi, he would say his first name is 'The'."
* The titular character of the ''Film/ElMariachi'' trilogy has NoNameGiven, so other characters [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep call him "El Mariachi"]], or by
in the third movie, just "El".person. It causes confusion, especially with the bitches.



* From ''Where The Heart Is'':
-->'''Jimmy:''' We're broke, we're desperate, we're hopeless... The fag doesn't pay, the Shit doesn't pay...\\
'''Chloe:''' Don't call him "the fag!"\\
'''Daphne:''' Don't call him "the Shit!"\\
'''Shitty:''' At least I'm "the Shit." You're just ''a'' shit.
* ''Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist''. Justified, since "Christ" wasn't originally a name, but rather a title meaning "anointed" (in Greek, equivalent to Hebrew "Messiah").
* [[CleanupCrew The Wolf]] ([[AlliterativeName Winston Wolf]]), in ''Film/PulpFiction''.
* A pretty bad example is ''Film/AttackOfTheTheEyeCreatures''. The title was originally supposed to be "The Eye Creatures," but it was given the prefix "Attack of the" ''without'' removing the "the" that was already there.



* The villain in ''Film/{{Hackers}}'' insists on going by his hacker handle, "The Plague." When he corrects a security guard played by [[Creator/PennAndTeller Penn Jillette]], the guard responds, "Sorry, Mr. The Plague!"
* Done with an InsultBackfire in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''.
-->'''Tai Lung:''' "You can't defeat me! You're just a big...fat...panda!"
-->'''Po:''' "I'm not a big, fat panda...I'm ''THE'' big, fat panda!"
* The Chief in ''Film/{{Fanboys}}'':
-->'''The Chief''': The Chief likes to refer to himself in the third person. It causes confusion, especially with the bitches.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'', one of the racers is Strip Weathers, AKA "The King". At one point, Lightning [=McQueen=] calls him, "Mr. The King". Extra credit for referring to The King's wife as "Mrs. The King."
* The Once-Ler in the 2012 ''Film/TheLorax'' adaptation is an odd case in that, while AmbiguouslyHuman in the original, he's a seemingly normal man in this version, yet he's still only ever referred to as "The Once-Ler".
* In ''Film/YouDontMessWithTheZohan'', the titular character is sometimes referred to with a "The", although he himself doesn't do that. His archnemesis The Phantom is always referred to with a "The", except when it's revealed that his EmbarrassingFirstName is [[spoiler:Fatoush]].

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* The villain in ''Film/{{Hackers}}'' insists on going by his hacker handle, "The Plague." Plague". When he corrects a security guard played by [[Creator/PennAndTeller Penn Jillette]], the guard responds, "Sorry, Mr. The Plague!"
* Done with an InsultBackfire in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''.
-->'''Tai Lung:''' "You can't defeat me! You're just a big...fat...panda!"
-->'''Po:''' "I'm not a big, fat panda...I'm ''THE'' big, fat panda!"
* The Chief in ''Film/{{Fanboys}}'':
-->'''The Chief''': The Chief likes to refer to himself in
''{{Film/Highlander}}'': Subverted by the third person. It causes confusion, especially with the bitches.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'', one of the racers
Kurgan. He is Strip Weathers, AKA "The King". At one point, Lightning [=McQueen=] calls him, "Mr. The King". Extra credit for referring to The King's wife as "Mrs. The King."
* The Once-Ler in the 2012 ''Film/TheLorax'' adaptation is an odd case in that, while AmbiguouslyHuman in the original, he's a seemingly normal man in this version, yet he's still only ever referred to as "The Once-Ler".
* In ''Film/YouDontMessWithTheZohan'', the titular character is sometimes referred to with a "The", although he himself doesn't do that. His archnemesis The Phantom is
never called "Kurgan", but always referred to with a "The", except when it's revealed "the Kurgan". The subversion is that it isn't his EmbarrassingFirstName name, but the name of his [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurgan_hypothesis now extinct people]]. Since he is [[spoiler:Fatoush]].the only one left, he is ''the'' Kurgan. For added GeniusBonus, the Kurgan-people were named for a Turkic word meaning a burial mound.



* The "La" part of La Muerte from ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife''ís name basically means "the".
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Home}}'', the two prominent alien species are called '''The''' Boov and '''The''' Gorg. [[spoiler:It's literal in the latter's case, as there is only one of them]].
* The title of Creator/{{Chespirito}}'s film ''El Chanfle'' (and its sequel) refers to the main character (which he also plays).
* ''{{Film/Highlander}}'': Subverted by the Kurgan. He is never called "Kurgan", but always "the Kurgan". The subversion is that it isn't his name, but the name of his [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurgan_hypothesis now extinct people]]. Since he is the only one left, he is ''the'' Kurgan. For added GeniusBonus, the Kurgan-people were named for a Turkic word meaning a burial mound.
* In the Irish comedy ''The Stag'', a group of friends go on what is supposed to be a quiet stag party in the countryside, but are forced to bring the bride's brother with them. His name is The Machine. He is called The Machine every time anyone talks about him or to him, even his sister. Every. Single. Time. The "The" is not left off even once.

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* The "La" part of La Muerte Greg Wilson. Who did ''Film/TheHottieAndTheNottie'', which should tell you something, and from ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife''ís name basically means "the".
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Home}}'',
the two prominent alien species are called '''The''' Boov and '''The''' Gorg. [[spoiler:It's literal in the latter's case, as there is only one of them]].
* The title of Creator/{{Chespirito}}'s film ''El Chanfle'' (and its sequel) refers to the main character (which he also plays).
* ''{{Film/Highlander}}'': Subverted by the Kurgan. He is never called "Kurgan", but always "the Kurgan". The subversion is that it isn't his name, but the name of his [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurgan_hypothesis now extinct people]]. Since he is the only one left, he is ''the'' Kurgan. For added GeniusBonus, the Kurgan-people were named for a Turkic word meaning a burial mound.
* In the Irish comedy ''The Stag'', a group of friends go on what is supposed to be a quiet stag party in the countryside, but are forced to bring the bride's brother with them. His name is The Machine. He is called The Machine every time anyone talks about him or to him, even his sister. Every. Single. Time. The "The" is not left off even once.
same film, "The Jesus".



* The Tramp, from ''Disney/LadyAndTheTramp''. Though he frequently gets called "Tramp", mostly by the people closest to him (like Lady). When Lady's owners adopt him he becomes just "Tramp" to everyone.
* Disney/{{Bambi}}'s father, The Great Prince of the Forest.

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* The Tramp, from ''Disney/LadyAndTheTramp''. Though Once-Ler in the 2012 ''Film/TheLorax'' adaptation is an odd case in that, while AmbiguouslyHuman in the original, he's a seemingly normal man in this version, yet he's still only ever referred to as "The Once-Ler".
* The titular character of the ''Film/ElMariachi'' trilogy has NoNameGiven, so other characters [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep call him "El Mariachi"]], or by the third movie, just "El".
* ''Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist''. Justified, since "Christ" wasn't originally a name, but rather a title meaning "anointed" (in Greek, equivalent to Hebrew "Messiah").
* [[CleanupCrew The Wolf]] ([[AlliterativeName Winston Wolf]]), in ''Film/PulpFiction''.
* The co-creator of ''Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera'' has been quoted as saying "I think if you asked Pavi,
he frequently gets would say his first name is 'The'."
* In the Irish comedy ''The Stag'', a group of friends go on what is supposed to be a quiet stag party in the countryside, but are forced to bring the bride's brother with them. His name is The Machine. He is
called "Tramp", mostly by The Machine every time anyone talks about him or to him, even his sister. Every. Single. Time. The "The" is not left off even once.
* ''Franchise/StarWars'': The series' BigBad, in
the people closest original trilogy, is referred to solely as TheEmperor.
* From ''Where the Heart Is'':
-->'''Jimmy:''' We're broke, we're desperate, we're hopeless... The fag doesn't pay, the Shit doesn't pay...\\
'''Chloe:''' Don't call
him (like Lady). When Lady's owners adopt "the fag!"\\
'''Daphne:''' Don't call
him he becomes "the Shit!"\\
'''Shitty:''' At least I'm "the Shit." You're
just "Tramp" ''a'' shit.
* In ''Film/YouDontMessWithTheZohan'', the titular character is sometimes referred
to everyone.
* Disney/{{Bambi}}'s father,
with a "The", although he himself doesn't do that. His archnemesis The Great Prince of the Forest.Phantom is always referred to with a "The", except when it's revealed that his EmbarrassingFirstName is [[spoiler:Fatoush]].



* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** The Great and Powerful Trrrrrrrrixie demands that you call her as such! Until her HeelFaceTurn when she finally gets over that. Then it's The Great and ''Apologetic'' Trrrrrrrrrixie and you'd better believe she's the most humble pony you ever met!
** We eventually find out that Spike's surname is actually ''The'' Dragon.
* In ''WesternAnimation/LittlestPetShop2012'', some girls like to call a teenage girl by her name of Blythe Baxter (hence adding "the" to her first name).
* A Pimp Named Slickback from ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks'', though with a different article in front.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** The Great and Powerful Trrrrrrrrixie demands that you call her as such! Until her HeelFaceTurn when she finally gets over that. Then it's The Great and ''Apologetic'' Trrrrrrrrrixie and you'd better believe she's the most humble pony you ever met!
** We eventually find out that Spike's surname is actually
Nicktoon ''WesternAnimation/AaahhRealMonsters'' features their SadistTeacher, ''The'' Dragon.
* In ''WesternAnimation/LittlestPetShop2012'', some girls like
Gromble. Also their school disciplinarian is normally referred to call a teenage girl by her name as ''The'' Snorch.
* Every episode in the second half
of Blythe Baxter (hence adding the second season of ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'' begins with the word "The" and is lampshaded with an episode titled "The The".
* ''WesternAnimation/AsToldByGinger'' had a dog called The Duchess, who Hoodsie always had to remind Carl to add the
"the" to her first name).
* A Pimp Named Slickback from ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks'', though with a different article in front.
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** "The Duke" ([[IronicNickname a little kid]]) gets mad if you call him "Duke."

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** "The Duke" ([[IronicNickname a little kid]]) gets mad if you call him "Duke.""Duke".



* ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'', from his own show. Oddly, the "The" is dropped for most of the characters that have it in the comics (i.e. it's now just Joker and Penguin), and even Batman himself isn't always referred to this way.
* A Pimp Named Slickback from ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks'', though with a different article in front.



* The animated version of ''WesternAnimation/TheTick'' contains an {{expy}} of Franchise/{{Batman}} called Die Fledermaus, whose name (it sounds like "Deflator Mouse" when spoken) is always said with its article intact.
* ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain'''s The Brain. Doesn't always get a "The" (especially from Pinky), but this seems to be his only first name when one is required.
* ''WesternAnimation/AsToldByGinger ''had a dog called The Duchess, who Hoodsie always had to remind Carl to add the "the" to.
* ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'':
** A minor character is apparently named The Letter M.
** Also, [[VillainProtagonist Zim]] sometimes refers to others this way, particularly "[[HeroAntagonist the Dib]]," despite these characters [[InvertedTrope not doing it themselves]].



* Subverted with The Peculiar Purple Pieman of Porcupine Peak in ''WesternAnimation/StrawberryShortcake''. While he is a villain who speaks of himself using his full name (and following up with his song and dance), he couldn't care less that everyone else calls him by shorter versions of his name.
* Played with in ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers''. The Monarch tells Hank that he is listed in the Guild of Calamitous Intent's books under M, for Monarch. Or possibly T, for The Monarch. This also applies to his wife, nee Dr. Girlfriend, later known as Dr. Mrs. The Monarch.
* In ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'', when Ron is [[StatusQuoIsGod temporarily]] rich for an episode, he [[AcquiredSituationalNarcissism insists on]] being referred to as "''The'' Ron".
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Undergrads}}'' had 'The Douggler'.
* Every episode in the second half of the second season of ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'' begins with the word "The" and is lampshaded with an episode titled "The The".
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'', from his own show. Oddly, the The is dropped for most of the characters that have it in the comics (i.e. it's now just Joker and Penguin), and even Batman himself isn't always referred to this way.
* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsCloneWars'' and ''[[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars Star Wars]] '''[[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars The]]''' [[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars CloneWars]]''.
* On ''[[TotalDramaIsland Total Drama World Tour]],'' [[EnsembleDarkhorse Ezekiel]] starts to call himself "The Zeke" as part of his [[TheDeterminator Determinator]] / JiveTurkey routine. He doesn't seem to care whether or not other people use it, though.



** In "Luck of the Fryish," when Fry thinks that his brother stole his identity and fulfilled his dream of landing on Mars:

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** In "Luck of the Fryish," Fryrish", when Fry thinks that his brother stole his identity and fulfilled his dream of landing on Mars:



* Nicktoon ''WesternAnimation/AaahhRealMonsters'' features their SadistTeacher, ''The'' Gromble. Also their school disciplinarian is normally referred to as ''The'' Snorch.
* Starfire from ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' inverts this, as she tends to address villains as "The (Villain Name)", even if their names don't have 'the' to start with.
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePenguinsOfMadagascar'' is the AlternateContinuity TV series based on the eponymous penguins of ''WesternAnimation/{{Madagascar}}'' film trilogy. ''WesternAnimation/PenguinsOfMadagascar'', no "The", is the spinoff movie starring the eponymous penguins.

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* Nicktoon ''WesternAnimation/AaahhRealMonsters'' features their SadistTeacher, ''The'' Gromble. Also their school disciplinarian ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'':
** A minor character
is normally apparently named The Letter M.
** Also, [[VillainProtagonist Zim]] sometimes refers to others this way, particularly "[[HeroAntagonist the Dib]]", despite these characters [[InvertedTrope not doing it themselves]].
* In ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'', when Ron is [[StatusQuoIsGod temporarily]] rich for an episode, he [[AcquiredSituationalNarcissism insists on]] being
referred to as ''The'' Snorch.
"''The'' Ron".
* Starfire from ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' inverts this, as she tends In ''WesternAnimation/LittlestPetShop2012'', some girls like to address villains as "The (Villain Name)", even if their names don't have 'the' call a teenage girl by her name of Blythe Baxter (hence adding "the" to start with.
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePenguinsOfMadagascar'' is the AlternateContinuity TV series based on the eponymous penguins of ''WesternAnimation/{{Madagascar}}'' film trilogy. ''WesternAnimation/PenguinsOfMadagascar'', no "The", is the spinoff movie starring the eponymous penguins.
her first name).



* {{Inverted}} in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse''--[[PsychopathicWomanChild Peridot]] tends to address others this way. Its technically correct when she's talking about other [[WizardsFromOuterSpace Gems]] ([[TheSmartGuy Pearl]] is a [[ServantRace Pearl]], etc.), but "[[AllLovingHero The Steven]]" eventually has to explain that his name doesn't work that way.
* On ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice,'' [[TalkingWeapon the Scarab]] tends to refer to people this way, either with their superhero name ("The [[SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong Impulse]]") or even normal names ("The Holling Longshadow"). A bit of FridgeBrilliance when you remember that he was created by a species where individuals like [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep "the Scientist" and "the Ambassador"]]. The only exception seems to be [[KidWithTheLeash Jaime]], who's simply "[[FullNameBasis Jaime Reyes]]."

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** The Great and Powerful Trrrrrrrrixie demands that you call her as such! Until her HeelFaceTurn when she finally gets over that. Then it's The Great and ''Apologetic'' Trrrrrrrrrixie and you'd better believe she's the most humble pony you ever met!
** We eventually find out that Spike's surname is actually ''The'' Dragon.
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePenguinsOfMadagascar'' is the AlternateContinuity TV series based on the eponymous penguins of ''WesternAnimation/{{Madagascar}}'' film trilogy. ''WesternAnimation/PenguinsOfMadagascar'', no "The", is the spinoff movie starring the eponymous penguins.
* ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain'''s The Brain. Doesn't always get a "The" (especially from Pinky), but this seems to be his only first name when one is required.
* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsCloneWars'' and ''[[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars Star Wars]]: '''[[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars The]]''' [[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars Clone Wars]]''.
* {{Inverted}} in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse''--[[PsychopathicWomanChild ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' -- [[PsychopathicWomanChild Peridot]] tends to address others this way. Its It's technically correct when she's talking about other [[WizardsFromOuterSpace Gems]] ([[TheSmartGuy Pearl]] is a [[ServantRace Pearl]], etc.), but "[[AllLovingHero The Steven]]" eventually has to explain that his name doesn't work that way.
way.
* On ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice,'' [[TalkingWeapon the Scarab]] Subverted with The Peculiar Purple Pieman of Porcupine Peak in ''WesternAnimation/StrawberryShortcake''. While he is a villain who speaks of himself using his full name (and following up with his song and dance), he couldn't care less that everyone else calls him by shorter versions of his name.
* Starfire from ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' inverts this, as she
tends to refer to people this way, either with address villains as "The (Villain Name)", even if their superhero name ("The [[SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong Impulse]]") or even normal names ("The Holling Longshadow"). A bit don't have 'the' to start with.
* The animated version
of FridgeBrilliance ''WesternAnimation/TheTick'' contains an {{expy}} of Franchise/{{Batman}} called Die Fledermaus, whose name (it sounds like "Deflator Mouse" when you remember that he was created by a species where individuals like [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep "the Scientist" and "the Ambassador"]]. The only exception seems to be [[KidWithTheLeash Jaime]], who's simply "[[FullNameBasis Jaime Reyes]]."spoken) is always said with its article intact.


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* On ''[[TotalDramaIsland Total Drama World Tour]],'' [[EnsembleDarkhorse Ezekiel]] starts to call himself "The Zeke" as part of his [[TheDeterminator Determinator]] / JiveTurkey routine. He doesn't seem to care whether or not other people use it, though.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Undergrads}}'' had 'The Douggler'.
* Played with in ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers''. The Monarch tells Hank that he is listed in the Guild of Calamitous Intent's books under M, for Monarch. Or possibly T, for The Monarch. This also applies to his wife, nee Dr. Girlfriend, later known as Dr. Mrs. The Monarch.
* On ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'', [[TalkingWeapon the Scarab]] tends to refer to people this way, either with their superhero name ("The [[SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong Impulse]]") or even normal names ("The Holling Longshadow"). A bit of FridgeBrilliance when you remember that he was created by a species where individuals like [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep "the Scientist" and "the Ambassador"]]. The only exception seems to be [[KidWithTheLeash Jaime]], who's simply "[[FullNameBasis Jaime Reyes]]".
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* One of the commentators on ''Series/WorldsDumbest'' is The Greg Wilson.
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