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21st Jan '17 5:28:30 PM jamespolk
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* In ''The Mask of Franchise/FuManchu'', the title character, after someone addresses him by his unadorned name, explains that he has three doctorates from three Western universities.

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* In ''The Mask of Franchise/FuManchu'', ''Film/TheMaskOfFuManchu'', the title character, after someone addresses him by his unadorned name, explains that he has three doctorates from three Western universities.
21st Jan '17 5:07:47 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'', Mitth'raw'nuruodo is almost universally called "[[SomeCallMeTim Thrawn]]" by the time of ''Literature/TheThrawnTrilogy''. Books and stories set earlier have him get people to use the shorter name [[OutboundFlight first as a courtesy]] when the humans he meets insist that he use their last names and proceed to hopelessly mangle ''his'' name - "And please call me by my core name, Thrawn" - and later with a shade of contempt. "Perhaps my core name would be easier for the average fleet officer. Call me Thrawn." By the time of the HandOfThrawn duology, most of the galaxy remembered him well but hadn't known he had [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname more name.]] Other Chiss are a bit more reluctant to tell people their core names. Apparently they're usually for [[FirstNameBasis personal use]].

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* In the ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'', Mitth'raw'nuruodo is almost universally called "[[SomeCallMeTim Thrawn]]" by the time of ''Literature/TheThrawnTrilogy''. Books and stories set earlier have him get people to use the shorter name [[OutboundFlight [[Literature/OutboundFlight first as a courtesy]] when the humans he meets insist that he use their last names and proceed to hopelessly mangle ''his'' name - "And please call me by my core name, Thrawn" - and later with a shade of contempt. "Perhaps my core name would be easier for the average fleet officer. Call me Thrawn." By the time of the HandOfThrawn duology, most of the galaxy remembered him well but hadn't known he had [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname more name.]] Other Chiss are a bit more reluctant to tell people their core names. Apparently they're usually for [[FirstNameBasis personal use]].
19th Jan '17 2:24:14 AM DariusAngel
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* ''Film/AustinPowers'': "Doctor Evil! I didn't spend all those years in [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate evil medical school]] to be called 'mister', thank you very much!"

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* ''Film/AustinPowers'': "Doctor Evil! I didn't spend all those six years in [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate evil medical school]] to be called 'mister', thank you very much!"
8th Jan '17 1:11:04 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Transmetropolitan}}'': When Spider addresses the Smiler as "Callahan", the Smiler smacks the cigarette right out of his mouth and shouts "''Mr President!''".

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* ''{{Transmetropolitan}}'': ''ComicBook/{{Transmetropolitan}}'': When Spider addresses the Smiler as "Callahan", the Smiler smacks the cigarette right out of his mouth and shouts "''Mr President!''".
4th Jan '17 10:09:32 AM Kafkesque
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** Gets turned on its head in the episode "Invasive Procedures", when the Dax symbiote is stolen by another Trill. When the newly made Verad Dax makes it clear that he's willing to leave Jadzia to die, Sisko makes it ''very'' clear that Verad, at least, is not allowed to call him "Benjamin" ([[spoiler: subverting YouWouldntShootMe in the process]]).
31st Dec '16 6:01:46 AM CaptainTedium
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* In ''WesternAnimation/ToxicCrusaders'', it was a RunningGag for the series' main villain Dr. Killemoff to yell "That's ''Dr.'' Killemoff" to everyone who addressed him as just Killemoff.
10th Dec '16 12:28:29 PM TimeLordVictorious
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** The Eleventh Doctor combines this with SayMyName in "Victory of the Daleks", when he says his name and calls the Daleks by theirs when they're ObfuscatingStupidity. [[spoiler: [[NiceJobBreakingItHero However, this is what causes the Daleks to drop their act and gain an advantage over the Doctor, as they are then able to create a newer and "purer" Dalek race.]]]]
9th Dec '16 3:23:24 PM Morgenthaler
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* In the Rainbow Mist filler arc of ''OnePiece'', Robin calls Henzo "Mr. Henzo" (even though she is speaking Japanese). He asks to be referred to as "Professor Henzo", and she complies. In the Drum Island arc, Dr. Kureha, when introducing herself to Nami, and when taking Chopper in as an apprentice, says "Call me Doctreine". Crocodile also referred to Nefeltari Cobra, Alabasta's king, as "Mister Cobra."

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* In the Rainbow Mist filler arc of ''OnePiece'', ''Manga/OnePiece'', Robin calls Henzo "Mr. Henzo" (even though she is speaking Japanese). He asks to be referred to as "Professor Henzo", and she complies. In the Drum Island arc, Dr. Kureha, when introducing herself to Nami, and when taking Chopper in as an apprentice, says "Call me Doctreine". Crocodile also referred to Nefeltari Cobra, Alabasta's king, as "Mister Cobra."



* In ''FruitsBasket'', the Yuki Fan Club is fanatic about Yuki being addressed with proper respect.

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* In ''FruitsBasket'', ''Manga/FruitsBasket'', the Yuki Fan Club is fanatic about Yuki being addressed with proper respect.



* In ''CodeGeass'', Cornelia insists that her younger sister Euphemia call her "Viceroy" while she is in [[strike:Japan]] Area 11. She does so again when Euphemia calls her "sister" while Cornelia is calling to express displeasure over her choosing Suzaku as her Knight, possibly as a way of distancing herself from her in that instance (as she otherwise doesn't seem to mind what Euphemia calls her when the two are alone).

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* In ''CodeGeass'', ''Anime/CodeGeass'', Cornelia insists that her younger sister Euphemia call her "Viceroy" while she is in [[strike:Japan]] Area 11. She does so again when Euphemia calls her "sister" while Cornelia is calling to express displeasure over her choosing Suzaku as her Knight, possibly as a way of distancing herself from her in that instance (as she otherwise doesn't seem to mind what Euphemia calls her when the two are alone).
9th Dec '16 3:22:12 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'', Major Alex Louis Armstrong calls his older sister "sis", prompting her to say "Major General Armstrong!" She's a BadAss.

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* In ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'', Major Alex Louis Armstrong calls his older sister "sis", prompting her to say "Major General Armstrong!" She's a BadAss.badass.



* ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' gives you the opportunity to invoke this trope when Lt. James Vega [[TheNicknamer initially calls]] Commander Shepard either "Loco"[[note]]For Male!Shep, in reference to how CrazyAwesome Shepard is[[/note]] or "Lola"[[note]]For Fem!Shep, comparing her to a girl he knew when he was young. Good looking. [[BadAss Tough.]][[/note]]. If you correct him, it'll be "Commander" for the rest of the game, otherwise, "Loco" or "Lola".

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* ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' gives you the opportunity to invoke this trope when Lt. James Vega [[TheNicknamer initially calls]] Commander Shepard either "Loco"[[note]]For Male!Shep, in reference to how CrazyAwesome Shepard is[[/note]] or "Lola"[[note]]For Fem!Shep, comparing her to a girl he knew when he was young. Good looking. [[BadAss Tough.]][[/note]].[[/note]]. If you correct him, it'll be "Commander" for the rest of the game, otherwise, "Loco" or "Lola".
4th Dec '16 6:22:04 PM RustyBill
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