History NonIndicativeName / WesternAnimation

8th Feb '16 3:05:48 PM Vir
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** {{Subverted}} in "'Scuse Me While I Miss The Sky", with the Deadly Meteor Shower; people are apprehensive about this name, until Lisa explains that it was named after its discoverer, Professor Artemis Deadly - who was killed in the shower of 1853.

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** {{Subverted}} {{Subverted|Trope}} in "'Scuse Me While I Miss The Sky", with the Deadly Meteor Shower; people are apprehensive about this name, until Lisa explains that it was named after its discoverer, Professor Artemis Deadly - who was killed in the shower of 1853.



* ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' plays with this, when a DrillSergeantNasty SadistTeacher notes that Curly's hair isn't curly and [[YouFailLogicForever demands to know his real name]]. The odd thing is, [[TheCuckoolanderWasRight he's right]]--Curly's real first name is [[EmbarrassingFirstName Thaddeus]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' plays with this, when a DrillSergeantNasty SadistTeacher notes that Curly's hair isn't curly and [[YouFailLogicForever [[LogicalFallacies demands to know his real name]]. The odd thing is, [[TheCuckoolanderWasRight he's right]]--Curly's real first name is [[EmbarrassingFirstName Thaddeus]].



* In a similar vein to the ''Series/PowerRangersZeo'' example mentioned above, one of the main villains in ''WesternAnimation/MyLifeAsATeenageRobot'' is '''Queen''' Vexus, leader of the Cluster '''Empire'''.
* From ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' the H.I.V.E. Five actually had ''six'' members in their third appearance, as Kid Flash quickly noticed.

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* In a similar vein to the ''Series/PowerRangersZeo'' example mentioned above, in the live-action TV folder, one of the main villains in ''WesternAnimation/MyLifeAsATeenageRobot'' is '''Queen''' Vexus, leader of the Cluster '''Empire'''.
* From ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' the H.I.V.E. Five actually had ''six'' members in their third appearance, as Kid Flash quickly noticed.
3rd Jan '16 5:46:35 AM WoodyAlien3rd
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** One-time character [[http://theinfosphere.org/Professor_Fisherprice_Shpeekenshpell Prof. Fisherprice Shpeekenshpell]] is actually based on another toy, a Mattel See 'n Say (also, the Speak & Spell was actually manufactured by Texas Instruments, not Fisher-Price).
2nd Dec '15 11:13:19 PM wolftickets1969
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** The Season 5 finale is titled "The Cutie Re-Mark", but does not involve the removal or replacement of cutie marks, in fact, the Mane Five somehow retain their normal marks in the {{Bad Future}}s.
28th Nov '15 9:03:50 PM MisterBeeg
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* Similar to Squidward above, a 1960s Hanna-Barbera character ''Squiddly Diddly'' is an octopus, in spite of his name.
27th Nov '15 12:36:12 PM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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* The ''WesternAnimation/SonicBoom'' episode, "The Sidekick" features Sonic going up against one of Eggman's robots, entitled "Burnbot". Said robot does not have any fire or chemical weapons, but claws instead. [[LampshadeHanging Sonic suggests using a name that isn't so misleading.]] Later in the episode, it is revealed that Eggman did take Sonic's advice by adding flamethrowers to Burnbot.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/SonicBoom'' episode, "The Sidekick" "[[Recap/SonicBoomS1E1TheSidekick The Sidekick]]" features Sonic going up against one of Eggman's robots, entitled "Burnbot". Said robot does not have any fire or chemical weapons, but claws instead. [[LampshadeHanging Sonic suggests using a name that isn't so misleading.]] Later in the episode, it is revealed that Eggman did take Sonic's advice by adding flamethrowers to Burnbot. Within the same episode, there's also the "Inaccurately named" Mount Safety.
23rd Nov '15 12:42:39 AM wolftickets1969
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** Countess Coloratura, Lena Hall's character from ''[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E24TheManeAttraction The Mane Attraction]]'', is a mezzo soprano, and definitely not a countess either.
22nd Nov '15 5:26:01 PM smalltime
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* The ShowWithinAShow ''Ball Fondlers'' from ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'' is actually an alternate dimensional version of ''Series/TheATeam'' with a lizard man, a lady superhero, and a Mr. T lookalike with a girly haircut and has nothing to do with balls or the fondling thereof.

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* The ShowWithinAShow ''Ball Fondlers'' from ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'' is actually an alternate dimensional version of ''Series/TheATeam'' with a lizard man, a lady superhero, and a Mr. T lookalike with a girly haircut and has nothing to do with balls or the fondling thereof.thereof.
* A character in ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' was named Prof. Squawkencluck despite being a mole. Averted in the 2015 reboot, where the character is now a chicken.
7th Oct '15 3:39:37 PM Premonition45
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
** In "Lisa On Ice", Lisa's anxious fantasy about failing gym:
-->'''Judge:''' In that case I sentence you to a lifetime of horror on Monster Island. (''to Lisa'') Don't worry, it's just a name. \\

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
** In "Lisa On Ice", during Lisa's anxious fantasy nightmare about failing gym:
-->'''Judge:''' In that case I sentence you to a lifetime of horror on Monster Island. (''to Lisa'') Island! (''aside'') Don't worry, it's just a name. \\
5th Oct '15 10:14:11 PM Premonition45
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* ''TheSimpsons''

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* ''TheSimpsons''''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''



--> '''Judge:''' In that case I sentence you to a lifetime of horror on Monster Island. (''to Lisa'') Don't worry, it's just a name. \\

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--> '''Judge:''' -->'''Judge:''' In that case I sentence you to a lifetime of horror on Monster Island. (''to Lisa'') Don't worry, it's just a name. \\
5th Oct '15 10:13:38 PM Premonition45
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** This exchange from ''King Homer'':

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** This exchange from ''King Homer'':the "Treehouse of Horror III" story "King Homer":
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