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9th Aug '16 6:01:20 AM Morgenthaler
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* The Disney WartimeCartoon ''Donald Duck in Nutzi Land'' was retitled ''DerFuehrersFace'' when the song from the cartoon became a hit.

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* The Disney WartimeCartoon ''Donald Duck in Nutzi Land'' was retitled ''DerFuehrersFace'' ''Disney/DerFuehrersFace'' when the song from the cartoon became a hit.
3rd Jul '16 1:59:59 AM Beastofprey
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* ''[[VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters The King of Fighters XIV]]'' has Shun'ei as a new protagonist, but he was put in the background in favor to Kyo.
1st Jul '16 12:25:35 AM Beastofprey
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* ''[[VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters The King of Fighters XIV]]'' has Shun'ei as a new protagonist, but he was put in the background in favor to Kyo.
21st Jun '16 8:04:51 PM gewunomox
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* Rainbow's 1975 debut album was titled ''Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow'', even though RonnieJamesDio was clearly the FaceOfTheBand.

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* Rainbow's 1975 debut album was titled ''Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow'', even though RonnieJamesDio Music/RonnieJamesDio was clearly the FaceOfTheBand.
28th May '16 8:29:50 PM nombretomado
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* The [=MSX2=] sequel to the original ''VideoGame/MetalGear'' was titled ''VideoGame/MetalGear2SolidSnake'', with the "Solid Snake" portion spelled in bigger letters (some official sources even go as far to call the game ''Solid Snake: Metal Gear 2'', much like the ''Rambo'' example above). However, the series subverted this with the third game, ''Metal Gear Solid'' for the PlayStation. While "Solid" is indeed part of Solid Snake's codename, the word also has some significance besides the main character (mainly that it's the third ''Metal Gear'' and [[VideoGame3DLeap the first one in 3D]]).

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* The [=MSX2=] sequel to the original ''VideoGame/MetalGear'' was titled ''VideoGame/MetalGear2SolidSnake'', with the "Solid Snake" portion spelled in bigger letters (some official sources even go as far to call the game ''Solid Snake: Metal Gear 2'', much like the ''Rambo'' example above). However, the series subverted this with the third game, ''Metal Gear Solid'' for the PlayStation.UsefulNotes/PlayStation. While "Solid" is indeed part of Solid Snake's codename, the word also has some significance besides the main character (mainly that it's the third ''Metal Gear'' and [[VideoGame3DLeap the first one in 3D]]).
18th Apr '16 11:56:09 PM erforce
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* The ''Film/{{Rambo}}'' movies are, in order, ''First Blood'', ''Rambo: First Blood Part II'', ''Rambo III'', and ''Rambo''.

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* The ''Film/{{Rambo}}'' ''Franchise/{{Rambo}}'' movies are, in order, ''First Blood'', ''Rambo: First Blood Part II'', ''Rambo III'', ''Film/FirstBlood'', ''Film/RamboFirstBloodPartII'', ''Film/RamboIII'', and ''Rambo''.''Film/{{Rambo|IV}}''.
18th Apr '16 2:46:29 PM MarkLungo
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* When ''Franchise/TheGreenHornet'' was shown in Hong Kong, they retitled it "The Kato Show" due to Bruce Lee's popularity.

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* When ''Franchise/TheGreenHornet'' was shown in Hong Kong, they retitled it "The Kato Show" due to Bruce Lee's Creator/BruceLee's popularity.



* Star Ron Howard and creator Gary Marshall threatening to walk stopped ABC from their "brilliant" idea of renaming their hit show to ''Fonzie's HappyDays''. But it didn't stop Henry Winkler's [[BreakoutCharacter ascension from credited at the end of the episode to top-billing star]].

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* Star Ron Howard and creator Gary Marshall threatening to walk stopped ABC from their "brilliant" idea of renaming their hit show to ''Fonzie's HappyDays''.Sedries/HappyDays''. But it didn't stop Henry Winkler's [[BreakoutCharacter ascension from credited at the end of the episode to top-billing star]].



* Averted on ''The Man From U.N.C.L.E.'' EnsembleDarkhorse and fan favorite Illya Kuryakin was promoted to co-star status, so the show was really about two men from U.N.C.L.E. from mid-Season 1 onwards, but the singular title was never changed, and there was no question that Napoleon Solo was the man to whom it referred.

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* Averted on ''The Man From U.N.C.L.E.'' ''Series/TheManFromUNCLE'' EnsembleDarkhorse and fan favorite Illya Kuryakin was promoted to co-star status, so the show was really about two men from U.N.C.L.E. from mid-Season 1 onwards, but the singular title was never changed, and there was no question that Napoleon Solo was the man to whom it referred.
15th Apr '16 2:22:57 PM lakingsif
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* The Supremes became Diana Ross and the Supremes because of her popularity and diva behavior.

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* The Supremes Music/TheSupremes became Diana Ross and the Supremes because of her popularity and diva behavior.
19th Jan '16 7:25:10 AM AndyLA
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* Another Brazilian example: when Mauricio de Sousa started making his comic strips, they revolved around Blu and Franklin, and while other characters were added in, their strips were mostly self-contained. Then, in one of Jimmy Five's strips, he got beat up by a chubby, bucktoothed, short-tempered girl whose name ended up becoming the umbrella title for all the other strips (and the comic books, when they made the jump in 1970): ''ComicBook/MonicasGang''.
14th Jan '16 4:03:47 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* AAMilne's stage adaptation of ''TheWindInTheWillows'' was called ''Toad of Toad Hall''. Ratty, Mole and Badger are in it too, but not so's you'd notice.

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* AAMilne's ''Creator/AAMilne[='=]s'' stage adaptation of ''TheWindInTheWillows'' was called ''Toad of Toad Hall''. Ratty, Mole and Badger are in it too, but not so's you'd notice.
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