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21st Apr '17 1:24:12 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* Practically every street name in the town of ''Videogame/SilentHill'' is the name of a horror, fantasy/SF, mystery or true-crime author -- or director. [[Film/InvasionOfTheBodySnatchers Finney Street]], [[Creator/RichardMatheson Matheson Street]], [[Creator/RobertBloch Bloch Street]], [[Creator/DeanKoontz Koontz Street]], [[Creator/RayBradbury Bradbury Street]], Levin Street, [[Creator/StephenKing Bachman Road]], [[Creator/MichaelCrichton Crichton Street]]..

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* Practically every street name in the town of ''Videogame/SilentHill'' ''Franchise/SilentHill'' is the name of a horror, fantasy/SF, mystery or true-crime author -- or director. [[Film/InvasionOfTheBodySnatchers Finney Street]], [[Creator/RichardMatheson Matheson Street]], [[Creator/RobertBloch Bloch Street]], [[Creator/DeanKoontz Koontz Street]], [[Creator/RayBradbury Bradbury Street]], Levin Street, [[Creator/StephenKing Bachman Road]], [[Creator/MichaelCrichton Crichton Street]]..
31st Mar '17 2:58:51 PM jkot05
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** The three members of the Smoking Gnu in ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' - Mad Al Winton, Sane Alex Carlton, and Undecided Adrian Emery - are all named after fans.

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** The three members of the Smoking Gnu in ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' - Mad Al Winton, Sane Alex Carlton, and Undecided Adrian Emery - are all named after fans. Prehumous Professor of Morbid Bibliomancy Ladislav Pelc is named after fan who donated highest sum in auction for reconstruciton of Prague theatre damaged by 2002 flood which played dramatization of Wyrd Sisters and Maskerade.
22nd Mar '17 5:03:17 PM Kartoonkid95
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* The ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'' supporting character Capt. Peter "Wrong-Way" Peachfuzz is named after Peter Piech, whose Producer's Associates of Television was responsible for distributing the cartoons.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'' supporting character Capt. Peter "Wrong-Way" Peachfuzz is named after Peter Piech, whose Producer's Associates of Television was responsible for distributing the cartoons.series.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'': In "The Great [=MacGrady=]", Mrs. [=MadGrady=]'s first name is said to be Leah, in honor of Leah Ryan, who wrote the episode and also has cancer. This doubles as a SeriesContinuityError, as her name was previously Sarah.
21st Mar '17 10:32:36 AM CumbersomeTercel
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** The Bolians are named after Cliff Bole, the director of the first episode a Bolian appeared in ("Conspiracy"). Also, the [[{{Pun}} Cliffs of Bole]] are named after him.

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** The Bolians are named after Cliff Bole, the director of the first episode a Bolian appeared in ("Conspiracy").("[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E24Conspiracy}} Conspiracy]]"). Also, the [[{{Pun}} Cliffs of Bole]] are named after him.



* In the ''Series/DoctorWho'' two-parter "Human Nature/Family of Blood", The Doctor, in the guise of John Smith, tells Joan Redfern that his parents' names are Sidney and Verity, references to the original Doctor Who producers, Creator/SydneyNewman and Creator/VerityLambert.
** In the earlier episode "The Sound of Drums", a journalist who died an unpleasant death was named Jean Rook, after a journalist who had written a scathing article on the show in the 70s.

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* In the ''Series/DoctorWho'' two-parter "Human Nature/Family of Blood", "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E8HumanNature Human Nature]]", The Doctor, in the guise of John Smith, tells Joan Redfern that his parents' names are Sidney and Verity, references to the original Doctor Who producers, Creator/SydneyNewman and Creator/VerityLambert.
** In the earlier episode "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E12TheSoundOfDrums The Sound of Drums", Drums]]", a journalist who died an unpleasant death was named Jean Rook, after a journalist who had written a scathing article on the show in the 70s.



* In ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' episode "And I'm Joyce Kinney" [[spoiler:the title character was known as Joyce Chevapravatdumrong in high school]], a reference to Cherry Chevapravatdumrong, a writer on ''Family Guy''.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' episode "And "[[Recap/FamilyGuyS9E9AndImJoyceKinney And I'm Joyce Kinney" Kinney]]" [[spoiler:the title character was known as Joyce Chevapravatdumrong in high school]], a reference to Cherry Chevapravatdumrong, a writer on ''Family Guy''.



* An example from ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'': in a Bugs Bunny episode, the wolf which chases Bugs is named "Charles M. Wolf." Guess what the "Charles M." stands for. (The episode was directed by Friz Freleng.)
** The Chuck Jones directed ''WesternAnimation/RabbitOfSeville'' opens with an establishing shot of a sign for a performance of ''Theatre/TheBarberOfSeville'', with [[AsLongAsItSoundsForeign Eduardo Selzeri(Eddie Selzer, Looney Tunes' head bean-counter), Carlo Jonzi(Chuck Jones) and Michelle Maltese(Michael Maltese, writer and frequent collaborator with Jones)]].
* All of the members of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' family are named after Matt Groening's family members, except Bart, which is an anagram of brat.

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* An example from ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'': in a Bugs Bunny WesternAnimation/BugsBunny episode, the wolf which chases Bugs is named "Charles M. Wolf." Guess what the "Charles M." stands for. (The episode was directed by Friz Freleng.Creator/FrizFreleng.)
** The Chuck Jones Creator/ChuckJones directed ''WesternAnimation/RabbitOfSeville'' opens with an establishing shot of a sign for a performance of ''Theatre/TheBarberOfSeville'', with [[AsLongAsItSoundsForeign Eduardo Selzeri(Eddie Selzer, Looney Tunes' head bean-counter), Carlo Jonzi(Chuck Jones) and Michelle Maltese(Michael Maltese, writer and frequent collaborator with Jones)]].
* All of the members of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' family are named after Matt Groening's Creator/MattGroening's family members, except Bart, which is an anagram of brat.
14th Mar '17 1:24:17 PM morenohijazo
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* According to Creator/JohnGrant, his ''Franchise/JudgeDredd'' novel ''The Hundredfold Problem'' contained "About half the UK science-fiction community of the time" (1994). Creator/CharlesStross apparently told him afterwards that he was disappointed "Chuck Strozza" hadn't been brutally killed. More of a TakeThat was the bewildered caveman Kr'sg'lm'r; Chris Gilmore had savaged Grant's fantasy novel ''The World'', so he got cast as a figure incapable of understanding ... the world.

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* According to Creator/JohnGrant, his ''Franchise/JudgeDredd'' ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'' novel ''The Hundredfold Problem'' contained "About half the UK science-fiction community of the time" (1994). Creator/CharlesStross apparently told him afterwards that he was disappointed "Chuck Strozza" hadn't been brutally killed. More of a TakeThat was the bewildered caveman Kr'sg'lm'r; Chris Gilmore had savaged Grant's fantasy novel ''The World'', so he got cast as a figure incapable of understanding ... the world.
6th Feb '17 8:56:55 AM spiritsunami
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* Generaslly, it's a common perk for supporters at higher pledgelevels for crowdfunding projects of role-playing games to include names and/or pictures of the pledgers in stories or pictures.

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* Generaslly, it's a common perk for supporters at higher pledgelevels pledge levels for crowdfunding projects of role-playing games to include names and/or pictures of the pledgers in stories or pictures.
6th Feb '17 8:56:16 AM spiritsunami
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** [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?name=Maro Maro]] is named after lead designer '''Ma'''rk '''Ro'''sewater. Interestingly this occurred by accident; the unnamed card was marked with the abbreviated name of it's designer, and the creative department assumed it was a made-up fantasy name and used it.

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** [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?name=Maro Maro]] is named after lead designer '''Ma'''rk '''Ro'''sewater. Interestingly this occurred by accident; the unnamed card was marked with the abbreviated name of it's its designer, and the creative department assumed it was a made-up fantasy name and used it.
6th Feb '17 4:10:16 AM StFan
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** The [[Literature/PastDoctorAdventures Past Doctor Adventures]] novel ''The Indestructible Man'' features thinly disguised versions of characters from many Creator/GerryAnderson series, notably ''CaptainScarlet'' and ''{{Series/UFO}}''. The equivalents of those series lead characters are named Matthews and Bishop after the actors who played them.

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** The [[Literature/PastDoctorAdventures Past Doctor Adventures]] novel ''The Indestructible Man'' features thinly disguised versions of characters from many Creator/GerryAnderson series, notably ''CaptainScarlet'' ''Series/CaptainScarletAndTheMysterons'' and ''{{Series/UFO}}''. ''Series/{{UFO}}''. The equivalents of those series lead characters are named Matthews and Bishop Bishop, after the actors who played them.
5th Feb '17 3:17:43 PM spiritsunami
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* [[ComicBookGreenLantern Guy Gardner]] is named after legendary comics creator Gardner Fox (and some fan or another, according to TheOtherWiki.)

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* [[ComicBookGreenLantern [[ComicBook/GreenLantern Guy Gardner]] is named after legendary comics creator Gardner Fox (and some fan or another, according to TheOtherWiki.)
26th Jan '17 10:30:03 PM Gatomon41
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* Winners of key ''TabletopGame/StarRealms'' tournaments had their names and likeness for several Hero cards in the ''United'' expansion.
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