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24th Jun '18 6:38:32 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Series/ThePrisoner'', no one in The Village is referred to by name, only by the numbers they are assigned when they get there. Not to mention... well, the very fact that it's referred to as The Village.
** Not to mention that when Number Six finally gets a map of the place, the surrounding terrain is marked as "The Sea," "The Beach" and "The Mountains."
** And with the exception of Number Six, it's not clear that anyone else in The Village is assigned the same number consistently. Number Two is the most obvious example.

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* In ''Series/ThePrisoner'', ''Series/ThePrisoner1967'', no one in The Village is referred to by name, only by the numbers they are assigned when they get there. Not to mention... well, the very fact that it's referred to as The Village.
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Village. Not to mention that when Number Six finally gets a map of the place, the surrounding terrain is marked as "The Sea," "The Beach" and "The Mountains."
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" And with the exception of Number Six, it's not clear that anyone else in The Village is assigned the same number consistently. Number Two is the most obvious example.
12th Jun '18 7:49:39 PM nombretomado
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* The ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' fanfic ''Fanfic/GameTheoryFanFic'' has a girl in a wheelchair whose name is never given until the very end, but it's pretty clear that she's Hayate.

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* The ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' fanfic ''Fanfic/GameTheoryFanFic'' ''Fanfic/{{Game Theory|LyricalNanoha}}'' has a girl in a wheelchair whose name is never given until the very end, but it's pretty clear that she's Hayate.
31st May '18 10:47:11 PM grammarfox
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* ''Series/DoctorWho'' gives us "The Doctor," "The Master," "The Rani," "[[Series/TheSarahJaneAdventures The (other) Rani]]," "The Corsair," "[[Franchise/DoctorWhoExpandedUniverse The Other]]".... Seems to be a popular theme with Time Lords who've left Gallifrey for whatever reason.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'' gives us "The Doctor," "The Master," "The Rani," "[[Series/TheSarahJaneAdventures The (other) Rani]]," "The Corsair," "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E7TheWarGames The War Chief]]", "[[Franchise/DoctorWhoExpandedUniverse The Other]]".... Seems to be a popular theme with Time Lords who've left Gallifrey for whatever reason.
2nd May '18 6:03:37 PM Malady
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** In the CthulhuMythos, the Great Old One Hastur is sometimes called "Him Who Is Not To Be Named". This is due to the fact that [[SpeakOfTheDevil saying his name repeatedly is thought to summon him]]. In August Derleth's stories, he ''is'' The King in Yellow.

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** In the CthulhuMythos, Franchise/CthulhuMythos, the Great Old One Hastur is sometimes called "Him Who Is Not To Be Named". This is due to the fact that [[SpeakOfTheDevil saying his name repeatedly is thought to summon him]]. In August Derleth's stories, he ''is'' The King in Yellow.
6th Mar '18 5:25:56 PM JackG
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* ''Series/PersonofInterest'' has the two lead characters often referred to as "The Guy in the Nice Suit" and "The Other Guy"

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* ''Series/PersonofInterest'' ''Series/PersonOfInterest'' has the two lead characters often referred to as "The Guy Man in the Nice Suit" and "The Other Guy"


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* ''Series/{{Westworld}}'' has the [[EvilWearsBlack Man in Black]]. This appears to be a ShoutOut to The Man With No Name from the Westerns, but his name when revealed turns out to be an important plot point.
10th Jan '18 4:21:39 AM Cryoclaste
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* ''CuriousGeorge'' has The Man in The Yellow Hat.

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* ''CuriousGeorge'' ''Literature/CuriousGeorge'' has The Man in The Yellow Hat.
17th Sep '17 5:18:09 PM AuraGuardian
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* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' has the Outsiders; beings hailing from beyond the known cosmos, even beyond the supernatural realms of Faerie, Heaven, and Hell. Three of the most prominent Outsiders in the series have names such as "He Who Walks Behind", "He Who Walks Beside", and "He Who Walks Before". Any other name given to them (such as [[spoiler:the pejorative "Sharkface" used by the hero to refer to He Who Walks Before]]) are explicitly not their true names.

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* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' has the Outsiders; beings hailing from beyond the known cosmos, even beyond the supernatural realms of Faerie, Heaven, and Hell. Three Two of the most prominent Outsiders in the series have names such as "He Who Walks Behind", "He Who Walks Beside", Behind" and "He Who Walks Before". Any other name given to them (such as [[spoiler:the pejorative "Sharkface" used by the hero to refer to He Who Walks Before]]) are explicitly not their true names.names.
%While we know there's a third walker, we don't know its name and haven't seen it yet.
9th Sep '17 9:52:25 PM nombretomado
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* The ''[[BackyardSports Backyard Soccer]]'' series has a DummiedOut field called A Nameless Field (also known as [[{{Area 51}} Area 51½]]).

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* The ''[[BackyardSports Backyard Soccer]]'' ''VideoGame/BackyardSoccer'' series has a DummiedOut field called A Nameless Field (also known as [[{{Area 51}} Area 51½]]).
1st Sep '17 7:48:44 AM WillyFourEyes
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* ESPN's BillSimmons refers to the Oklahoma City Thunder as "The Team That Shall Not Be Named" in solidarity with the people of Seattle, who had the Supersonics stolen out from under them by the OKC ownership group. Simmons is also known to call them the [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies Zombie Sonics]] or simply the Zombies. ([[http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8486795/the-harden-dilemma he changed his mind in October 2012]], considering that [[OverusedRunningGag it was too much trouble to keep it up]] and the Sonics might be resurrected.)
** Similarly, some people refer to the Washington Redskins [[UsefulNotes/AmericanFootball NFL team]] as the "Racist Slurs."

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* ESPN's BillSimmons Creator/BillSimmons refers to the Oklahoma City Thunder as "The Team That Shall Not Be Named" in solidarity with the people of Seattle, who had the Supersonics stolen out from under them by the OKC ownership group. Simmons is also known to call them the [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies Zombie Sonics]] or simply the Zombies. ([[http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8486795/the-harden-dilemma he changed his mind in October 2012]], considering that [[OverusedRunningGag it was too much trouble to keep it up]] and the Sonics might be resurrected.)
** Similarly, some people refer to the Washington Redskins [[UsefulNotes/AmericanFootball NFL team]] as the "Racist Slurs.Slurs", or just "the Washington football team."
29th Aug '17 5:43:14 PM nombretomado
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* ''WesternAnimation/BountyHamster''. Marion and Cassie are captured by a BountyHunter in the form of a talking horse [[AFistfulOfDollars wearing a distinctive poncho]] who sounds like Creator/ClintEastwood.

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* ''WesternAnimation/BountyHamster''. Marion and Cassie are captured by a BountyHunter in the form of a talking horse [[AFistfulOfDollars [[Film/AFistfulOfDollars wearing a distinctive poncho]] who sounds like Creator/ClintEastwood.
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