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9th Jun '16 10:44:35 AM Morgenthaler
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9th Jun '16 9:08:55 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the ''{{Dragonback}}'' books, Jack Morgan always uses aliases beginning with the letter M, such as Jack Montana, to make it easier to remember.

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* In the ''{{Dragonback}}'' ''Literature/{{Dragonback}}'' books, Jack Morgan always uses aliases beginning with the letter M, such as Jack Montana, to make it easier to remember.
25th Apr '16 12:34:00 PM mhnospa
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** "Harold Finch" has adopted several other bird-themed aliases, including [[AnimalMotifs Harold Crane, Mr. Partridge, Harold Wren and Harold Crow]].

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** "Harold Finch" has adopted several other bird-themed aliases, including [[AnimalMotifs Harold Crane, Mr. Partridge, Harold Wren and Harold Crow]]. In Season 4 he spends most of his time as Professor [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whistler_(bird) Whistler]].
2nd Apr '16 5:11:27 PM JackG
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** The privacy terrorist group Vigilance uses American Revolutionary War heroes.
17th Mar '16 9:42:36 AM mhnospa
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* ''Series/TheIncredibleHulk'' TV show had him always using a last name that started with a 'B': David Banner to David Bradley, etc. The only time he didn't use that was when he ran in to his IdenticalStranger, a mobster named Mike Cassidy, and he tried to use that to get out of a scrape. Banner uses the Mike Cassidy alias when he comes face-to-face with his personal InspectorJavert, Jack [=McGee=], who up until the moment he sees him thinks Banner is dead. Banner uses one of his usual aliases when running into the mobsters looking for Cassidy, but they don't believe him.

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* ''Series/TheIncredibleHulk'' TV show had him always using "David" and a last name that started with a 'B': David Banner to David Bradley, etc. The only time he didn't use that was when he ran in to his IdenticalStranger, a mobster named Mike Cassidy, and he tried to use that to get out of a scrape. Banner uses the Mike Cassidy alias when he comes face-to-face with his personal InspectorJavert, Jack [=McGee=], who up until the moment he sees him thinks Banner is dead. Banner uses one of his usual aliases when running into the mobsters looking for Cassidy, but they don't believe him.him.
** This naming scheme was parodied in an issue of [[Comicbook/IncredibleHulk The Incredible Hulk comicbook]] published when the TV series was current. Doctor Robert Bruce Banner went into a Swiss clinic and said "My name is David [[Creator/BillBixby Bixby]]. I'm looking for a cure".
17th Mar '16 8:59:16 AM mhnospa
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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'': Sam & Dean tend to use Rock Star aliases when going undercover, like Catholic priests [[Music/{{KISS}} Father Simmons and Father Frehley]]. Sometimes they use other famous-names-with-connections-to-each-other aliases as well, like [[StarWars Agents Ford & Hamill]] from the US Forestry Service. They've only been called on this once or twice.

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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'': Sam & Dean tend to use Rock Star aliases when going undercover, like Catholic priests [[Music/{{KISS}} Father Simmons and Father Frehley]]. Sometimes they use other famous-names-with-connections-to-each-other aliases as well, like [[StarWars Agents Ford & Hamill]] from the US Forestry Service. They've only been called on this once or twice. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] in one episode when Castiel tells the local police to expect FBI Agents [[Music/BritneySpears Spears]] and [[Music/ChristinaAguilera Aguilera]].
28th Jan '16 1:55:55 PM margdean56
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* In the ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' DarkFic ''FanFic/TheDarknessSeries'' Harry Potter uses the alias "Notechis Noir", "Notechis" is Latin for "Tiger Snake" and [[spoiler: [[PropheticName Harry eventually gains the abilitiy to turn into a striped snake]]]] and Noir is French for "Black" which he named for his Godfather, Sirius Black. Sirius later nicknames him "Stripe" [[spoiler: for his snake form.]] And later Harry takes on the identity of "Evan Harris." "Evan" comes from his mother's maiden name Evans and "Harris" for [[LastSecondWordSwap in case someone slips up and almost calls him "Harry"]]. Also Voldemort has "Nichodemas Tomaras". Nichodemas means "the people's conqueror" and Tomaras sounds like his real name--Tom.

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* In the ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' DarkFic ''FanFic/TheDarknessSeries'' Harry Potter uses the alias "Notechis Noir", "Notechis" is Latin for "Tiger Snake" and [[spoiler: [[PropheticName Harry eventually gains the abilitiy ability to turn into a striped snake]]]] and Noir is French for "Black" which he named for his Godfather, Sirius Black. Sirius later nicknames him "Stripe" [[spoiler: for his snake form.]] And later Harry takes on the identity of "Evan Harris." "Evan" comes from his mother's maiden name Evans and "Harris" for [[LastSecondWordSwap in case someone slips up and almost calls him "Harry"]]. Also Voldemort has "Nichodemas Tomaras". Nichodemas means "the people's conqueror" and Tomaras sounds like his real name--Tom.
19th Jan '16 5:20:58 PM Plactus
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* "Harold Finch", of ''Series/PersonOfInterest'', also known as [[AnimalMotifs Harold Crane, Mr. Partridge, Harold Wren and Harold Crow]].

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"Harold Finch", of ''Series/PersonOfInterest'', also known as Finch" has adopted several other bird-themed aliases, including [[AnimalMotifs Harold Crane, Mr. Partridge, Harold Wren and Harold Crow]].Crow]].
** Root's aliases are often named after famous computer scientists.
16th Jan '16 9:20:02 AM karstovich2
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* In ''Film/ReservoirDogs'', the crooks on the team for the heist are all given color-based aliases: Mr. White, Mr. Pink, Mr. Orange, Mr. Brown, Mr. Blue, and [[OddNameOut Mr. Blond]]. This is so they don't know each other's real identities. Mr. Blond's atypical "color" is significant.
15th Apr '15 3:14:27 PM foxley
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* In ''TheCableGuy'', JimCarrey uses the names of television characters.

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* In ''TheCableGuy'', ''Film/TheCableGuy'', JimCarrey uses the names of television characters.



* In ''ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'', Count Olaf and his henchman often use aliases that are anagrams of Count Olaf, such as Al Funcoot or O. Lucafont. The Baudelaires finally pick up on this in the eighth book.
* TheDestroyer always uses his real first name "Remo" as part of his aliases.

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* In ''ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'', ''Literature/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'', Count Olaf and his henchman often use aliases that are anagrams of Count Olaf, such as Al Funcoot or O. Lucafont. The Baudelaires finally pick up on this in the eighth book.
* TheDestroyer Literature/TheDestroyer always uses his real first name "Remo" as part of his aliases.



* In the ''WildCards'' novel ''Fort Freak'', CorruptCop Lu Long's aliases all include [[SueDonym his real name]] "Long" and imply that he is the proud owner of a GagPenis. It's relatively simple for the protagonists to connect him to the fictional Peter Long who accepted the payment for a murder for hire.
* In ''{{Animorphs}}'' our heroes are caught sneaking around a government base, taken inside and asked their names. [[TheSmartGuy Marco]] and [[ActionGirl Rachel]] claim to be [[Series/TheXFiles Fox Mulder and Dana Scully]]. [[TheChick Cassie]] doesn't watch that show and [[BadLiar winds up claiming]] her name is Creator/CindyCrawford.

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* In the ''WildCards'' ''Lierature/WildCards'' novel ''Fort Freak'', CorruptCop Lu Long's aliases all include [[SueDonym his real name]] "Long" and imply that he is the proud owner of a GagPenis. It's relatively simple for the protagonists to connect him to the fictional Peter Long who accepted the payment for a murder for hire.
* In ''{{Animorphs}}'' ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'' our heroes are caught sneaking around a government base, taken inside and asked their names. [[TheSmartGuy Marco]] and [[ActionGirl Rachel]] claim to be [[Series/TheXFiles Fox Mulder and Dana Scully]]. [[TheChick Cassie]] doesn't watch that show and [[BadLiar winds up claiming]] her name is Creator/CindyCrawford.



* "Harold Finch", of ''PersonOfInterest'', also known as [[AnimalMotifs Harold Crane, Mr. Partridge, Harold Wren and Harold Crow]].

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* "Harold Finch", of ''PersonOfInterest'', ''Series/PersonOfInterest'', also known as [[AnimalMotifs Harold Crane, Mr. Partridge, Harold Wren and Harold Crow]].
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