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12th Dec '15 9:03:54 PM megajake
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* An episode of ''Series/QuantumLeap'' had Sam step into the life of the titular professional magician "The Great Spontini". Subverted in that this was the character's real last name, not a stage name.
31st Oct '15 10:25:50 PM SAMAS
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Not to be confused with the 80's rap group.
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Not to be confused with the 80's rap group. group, though they ''were'' great.
12th Nov '14 4:07:48 PM Antigone3
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on re-reading the description, that example didn't fit
* [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] for Literature/TheGreatMerlini. Merlini is his actual surname, and he didn't have it changed -- it's the name he was born with. ("The Great", on the other hand, ''was'' added for his stage magician performances.)
12th Nov '14 4:07:02 PM Antigone3
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* [[http://www.sluggy.com/daily.php?date=070817 This]] ''SluggyFreelance'' strip.
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\n[[AC:Film]] * [[http://www.sluggy.com/daily.php?date=070817 This]] ''SluggyFreelance'' strip.''Film/Ben10RaceAgainstTime'' had "The Great Gwendini... and her assistant". [[AC:Literature]] * [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] for Literature/TheGreatMerlini. Merlini is his actual surname, and he didn't have it changed -- it's the name he was born with. ("The Great", on the other hand, ''was'' added for his stage magician performances.) * Edgar of ''Literature/EdgarAndEllen'' demonstrated his escape artist skills as "The Amazing Edgarini". [[AC:Live Action Television]]

* "The Great Bicklini", a.k.a. Mr. Bickles in {{The Fairly Odd Parents}}.
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* On ''Series/NewsRadio'' Dave called himself the Great Throwdini for his KnifeThrowingAct. He also performed as the Great Ventriloquodini. * On ''Series/HomeImprovement'', there's an episode where the three sons each want to make a birthday present for their mother, but Randy, the middle son, isn't good with his hands, so he plans a magic show. At the end of the episode, his climactic disappearing box says "The Great Randini" on it. * One episode of [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]] had Crow as an escape artist calling himself "The Great Crowdini". * [[{{Series/Batman}} Batman TV Series:]] In the episode Zelda the Great, [[ShownTheirWork they really did the research]]. She has a billboard that boasts: ''Zelda the Great: World's foremost illusionist and escape artiste, [[BiggerThanJesus Even Greater than Houdini!]].'' * An episode ''Series/DrakeAndJosh'' had the boys befriend "The Great Doheney". [[AC:Webcomics]] * [[http://www.sluggy.com/daily.php?date=070817 This]] ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' strip. * ''WebComic/EightBitTheater'' had Fighter reminisce about the group's (hitherto unknown) plans for a circus act, complete with a poster showing "Fightini", "Thiefini", "Red Magini", "A Cannonball" (Black Mage) and "Fightini again". [[AC:Western Animation]] * "The Great Bicklini", a.k.a. Mr. Bickles in {{The Fairly Odd Parents}}.WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents. * In the ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' special "It's Magic, Charlie Brown", Snoopy puts on a magic show as The Great Houndini. * Eddy, of ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'', became The Great Eddy-dini upon acquiring Edd's hypno-wheel. [[AC:Real Life]]

* On ''NewsRadio'' Dave called himself the Great Throwdini for his KnifeThrowingAct. He also performed as the Great Ventriloquodini. * On ''HomeImprovement'', there's an episode where the three sons each want to make a birthday present for their mother, but Randy, the middle son, isn't good with his hands, so he plans a magic show. At the end of the episode, his climactic disappearing box says "The Great Randini" on it. * ''Film/Ben10RaceAgainstTime'' had "The Great Gwendini... and her assistant". * JohnnyCarson was "The Great Carsoni" as a young magician. * In the Peanuts special "It's Magic, Charlie Brown", Snoopy puts on a magic show as The Great Houndini. * One episode of [[MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]] had Crow as an escape artist calling himself "The Great Crowdini". * Edgar of ''EdgarAndEllen'' demonstrated his escape artist skills as "The Amazing Edgarini". * ''WebComic/EightBitTheater'' had Fighter reminisce about the group's (hitherto unknown) plans for a circus act, complete with a poster showing "Fightini", "Thiefini", "Red Magini", "A Cannonball" (Black Mage) and "Fightini again".
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* On ''NewsRadio'' Dave called himself the Great Throwdini for his KnifeThrowingAct. He also performed as the Great Ventriloquodini. * On ''HomeImprovement'', there's an episode where the three sons each want to make a birthday present for their mother, but Randy, the middle son, isn't good with his hands, so he plans a magic show. At the end of the episode, his climactic disappearing box says "The Great Randini" on it. * ''Film/Ben10RaceAgainstTime'' had "The Great Gwendini... and her assistant". * JohnnyCarson Johnny Carson was "The Great Carsoni" as a young magician. * In the Peanuts special "It's Magic, Charlie Brown", Snoopy puts on a magic show as The Great Houndini. * One episode of [[MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]] had Crow as an escape artist calling himself "The Great Crowdini". * Edgar of ''EdgarAndEllen'' demonstrated his escape artist skills as "The Amazing Edgarini". * ''WebComic/EightBitTheater'' had Fighter reminisce about the group's (hitherto unknown) plans for a circus act, complete with a poster showing "Fightini", "Thiefini", "Red Magini", "A Cannonball" (Black Mage) and "Fightini again".magician.

* [[{{Series/Batman}} Batman TV Series:]] In the episode Zelda the Great,[[ShownTheirWork they really did the research]]. She has a billboard that boasts: ''Zelda the Great: World's foremost illusionist and escape artiste, [[BiggerThanJesus Even Greater than Houdini!]].'' * Eddy, of ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'', became The Great Eddy-dini upon acquiring Edd's hypno-wheel. * An episode ''Series/DrakeAndJosh'' had the boys befriend "The Great Doheney".
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* [[{{Series/Batman}} Batman TV Series:]] In the episode Zelda the Great,[[ShownTheirWork they really did the research]]. She has a billboard that boasts: ''Zelda the Great: World's foremost illusionist and escape artiste, [[BiggerThanJesus Even Greater than Houdini!]].'' * Eddy, of ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'', became The Great Eddy-dini upon acquiring Edd's hypno-wheel. * An episode ''Series/DrakeAndJosh'' had the boys befriend "The Great Doheney".
7th May '14 6:29:52 PM XFllo
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* Magician Ricky Jay played magician "The Amazing Maleeni" in ''TheXFiles'' episode of that name.
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* Magician Ricky Jay played magician "The Amazing Maleeni" in ''TheXFiles'' ''Series/TheXFiles'' episode of that name.
28th Mar '14 3:27:08 PM HellKillUsAll
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* An episode ''Series/DrakeAndJosh'' had the boys befriend "The Great Doheney".
26th Dec '13 5:11:55 PM nombretomado
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* Invoked by DenisLeary in his stand-up routine, regarding pulling his family dog out of the toilet: "Like I'm some kinda magician, the Great Learitini..."
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* Invoked by DenisLeary Creator/DenisLeary in his stand-up routine, regarding pulling his family dog out of the toilet: "Like I'm some kinda magician, the Great Learitini..."
27th Sep '13 7:53:03 AM Bluecatcinema
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* ''Ben10 Race Against Time'' had "The Great Gwendini... and her assistant".
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* ''Ben10 Race Against Time'' ''Film/Ben10RaceAgainstTime'' had "The Great Gwendini... and her assistant".
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