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14th Aug '17 10:49:21 AM MarqFJA
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* The Half-Life [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G-Man_%28Half-Life%29 "G-Man"]] is always lurking around in the backscenes, armed with a briefcase that could contain anything, dressed in a perfectly anonymous suit. He may take a train to the opposite of your direction, he will still be at your destination before you.

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* The Half-Life ''VideoGame/HalfLife'' character [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G-Man_%28Half-Life%29 "G-Man"]] is always lurking around in the backscenes, armed with a briefcase that could contain anything, dressed in a perfectly anonymous suit. He may take a train to the opposite of your direction, he will still be at your destination before you.
22nd Jun '17 6:13:00 PM Schroeder1174
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* [[Music/TheOffspring Shut up, you're talking to much!]]

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* [[Music/TheOffspring Shut up, you're talking to too much!]]
6th May '17 4:35:41 PM jamespolk
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* Randall Flag is the source of all evil in the books by Stephen King. Any truly evil enterprise is linked to him in some way.

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* Randall Flag Flagg is the source of all evil in the books by Stephen King. Any truly evil enterprise is linked to him in some way.
* Present in UnbuiltTrope form in 1922 novel ''Literature/OneOfOurs'', as Claude's progressive friend Gladys ruminates on the sort of people who run the world.
--> “She believed that all things which might make the world beautiful—love and kindness, leisure and art—were shut up in prison, and that successful men like Bayliss Wheeler held the keys.”
4th Feb '17 10:26:28 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' refers to "the Combine," an all-encompassing, mechanized MindControlConspiracy. The Combine's chief representative in the story is not a man but a ''[[TheBaroness woman]]'' -- specifically, [[BattleaxeNurse Big Nurse Ratched]].

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* ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' refers to "the Combine," an all-encompassing, mechanized MindControlConspiracy.MindControlConspiracy that represents systems of social control and conformity. The Combine's chief representative in the story is not a man but a ''[[TheBaroness woman]]'' -- specifically, [[BattleaxeNurse Big Nurse Ratched]].
4th Feb '17 10:25:33 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* The infamous "Big Brother" in the novel and movie [[Literature/NineteenEightyFour 1984]].

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* The infamous "Big Brother" "{{Big Brother|IsWatching}}" in Creator/GeorgeOrwell's ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour''.
* ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' refers to "the Combine," an all-encompassing, mechanized MindControlConspiracy. The Combine's chief representative
in the novel and movie [[Literature/NineteenEightyFour 1984]].story is not a man but a ''[[TheBaroness woman]]'' -- specifically, [[BattleaxeNurse Big Nurse Ratched]].
28th Jan '17 7:45:50 PM WarriorsGate
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* ''{{Series/Angel}}'': The demonic law firm Wolfram & Hart is the embodiment of the Establishment, and there are many examples of "The Man" among it and its clientele. In season five, the main characters take over the firm with the goal of reforming it, thus becoming "The Man" themselves. [[spoiler: After realizing that's impossible to reform the Establishment, they epicly stick it to The Senior Partners (TheManBehindTheMan, except demons) by assassinating a shadowy council of W&H's top clients and briefly postponing the Apocalypse.]]
27th Nov '16 4:38:50 AM WillBGood
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17th Nov '16 2:25:52 PM ErichoTOME
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17th Nov '16 2:23:52 PM ErichoTOME
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* Parodied in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' where Gumball mentions The Man and Idaho is confused as to who he's talking about saying "What man?" and "Who's that?".


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24th Oct '16 10:23:46 AM Morgenthaler
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* He was declared Man of the Year by TheOnion in [[http://www.theonion.com/content/node/29703 1997]].

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* He was declared Man of the Year by TheOnion Website/TheOnion in [[http://www.theonion.com/content/node/29703 1997]].
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