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19th Jul '17 7:35:14 PM foxley
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* After Ostrander took over ''ComicBook/{{Starslayer}}'', a number of the newer characters (for example, Chris Heyman) were named for people he knew. This would be even more prevalent in the [=GrimJack=] spinoff.
12th Jul '17 10:18:14 PM jormis29
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* Mac Taylor on ''Series/{{CSI NY}}'' gets a double. 'Mac' is after Gary Sinise's son, [=McCanna=], who's called Mac as a nickname. ([=McCanna=] has actually been said to be Mac Taylor's full name, but never onscreen.)'Taylor' is after Sinise's ''Film/ForrestGump'' character, Lt.Dan Taylor.

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* Mac Taylor on ''Series/{{CSI NY}}'' gets a double. 'Mac' is after Gary Sinise's Creator/GarySinise's son, [=McCanna=], who's called Mac as a nickname. ([=McCanna=] has actually been said to be Mac Taylor's full name, but never onscreen.)'Taylor' is after Sinise's ''Film/ForrestGump'' character, Lt.Dan Taylor.
8th Jul '17 4:34:42 PM nombretomado
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* [[ComicBook/GreenLantern Guy Gardner]] is named after legendary comics creator Gardner Fox (and some fan or another, according to TheOtherWiki.)

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* [[ComicBook/GreenLantern Guy Gardner]] is named after legendary comics creator Gardner Fox (and some fan or another, according to TheOtherWiki.Wiki/TheOtherWiki.)
20th May '17 12:03:15 PM nombretomado
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* Many characters in the ''Franchise/{{Ultima}}'' series are named after the games' creators and their friends, most notably Lord British and the Avatar's Companions (although Lord British may canonically be, quite literally, [[AuthorAvatar Garriott himself]]).

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* Many characters in the ''Franchise/{{Ultima}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Ultima}}'' series are named after the games' creators and their friends, most notably Lord British and the Avatar's Companions (although Lord British may canonically be, quite literally, [[AuthorAvatar Garriott himself]]).
8th May '17 10:21:17 AM longWriter
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* ''Series/TheMrPotatoHeadShow'': Dr. Fruitcake calls a press conference, and says hello to a few of the reporters present: Tom Brokaw, Nancy O'Dell, and Diane Sawyer, all of whom were news anchors at the time the show was being aired. However, he only uses the characters ''first'' names.
2nd May '17 12:34:55 AM PaulA
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* In Creator/EstherFriesner's ''Majyk by...'' series, the three village idiots are named Lorrenz, Wot, and Evvon, a shout-out to author Creator/LawrenceWattEvans.

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* In Creator/EstherFriesner's ''Majyk by...'' ''Literature/MajykByAccident'' series, the three village idiots are named Lorrenz, Wot, and Evvon, a shout-out to author Creator/LawrenceWattEvans.
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.
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