History ReferencedBy / HoratioHornblower

28th Mar '17 12:19:45 PM eowynjedi
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* Jake Sisko, son of TheCaptain in ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', is a writer. Whenever the camera peeks in on the manuscript he's editing, though, it's text from ''Commodore Hornblower''--appropriate, as the franchise takes direct inspiration from Hornblower.

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* ''Franchise/StarTrek'' pays homage to Hornblower a few times:
** In one episode of ''Series/TheNextGeneration,'' Data is put in temporary command of a ship called the ''Sutherland'' where he proceeds to act as a very straight-faced MilitaryMaverick on a blockade.
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Jake Sisko, son of TheCaptain in ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', is a writer. Whenever the camera peeks in on the manuscript he's editing, though, it's text from ''Commodore Hornblower''--appropriate, as the franchise takes direct inspiration from Hornblower.Hornblower''.
11th Mar '17 2:18:11 PM eowynjedi
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* One book in the Alan Lewrie series (depicting a much less heroic naval hero) has the main character notice of a tall, thin, and melancholy-looking lieutenant in a threadbare uniform while visiting the Admiralty during the Peace of Amiens--a tacit reference to Hornblower, who was not only unemployed but entirely unpaid during that time.

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* One book in the Alan Lewrie series (depicting a much less heroic naval hero) has the main character notice of a tall, thin, and melancholy-looking lieutenant in a threadbare uniform while visiting at the Admiralty during the Peace of Amiens--a tacit reference to Hornblower, who was not only unemployed but entirely unpaid without either a ship or half-pay during that time.
10th Mar '17 1:47:53 PM eowynjedi
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* One book in the Alan Lewrie series (depicting a much less heroic naval hero) has the main character notice of a tall, thin, and melancholy-looking lieutenant in a threadbare uniform while visiting the Admiralty during the Peace of Amiens--a tacit reference to Hornblower, who was not only unemployed but entirely unpaid during that time.
* The third ''Literature/CiaphasCain'' book mentions a navy commander named "Horatio Bugler."


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20th Feb '17 5:13:09 PM eowynjedi
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* In one episode of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', Jake Sisko is editing a manuscript, but sharp-eyed viewers can spot that the text is from ''Commodore Hornblower.'' Appropriate, as ''Star Trek'' took in a lot of inspiration from Hornblower.

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* In one episode Jake Sisko, son of TheCaptain in ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', Jake Sisko is editing a manuscript, but sharp-eyed viewers can spot that writer. Whenever the camera peeks in on the manuscript he's editing, though, it's text is from ''Commodore Hornblower.'' Appropriate, Hornblower''--appropriate, as ''Star Trek'' took in a lot of the franchise takes direct inspiration from Hornblower.
3rd Dec '16 12:01:23 PM eowynjedi
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* An episode of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' showed Jake Sisko reading "Commodore Hornblower." Appropriate, as ''Star Trek'' took in a lot of inspiration from Hornblower.

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* An In one episode of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' showed ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', Jake Sisko reading "Commodore is editing a manuscript, but sharp-eyed viewers can spot that the text is from ''Commodore Hornblower." '' Appropriate, as ''Star Trek'' took in a lot of inspiration from Hornblower.
4th Nov '16 2:28:26 PM LtFedora
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* An episode of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' showed Jake Sisko reading "Commodore Hornblower." Appropriate, as ''Star Trek'' took in a lot of inspiration from Hornblower.
14th Apr '16 1:54:37 PM superjerk28
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* In the world of ''Comicbook/LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' Horatio Hornblower is their equivalent to ''UsefulNotes/LordNelson'' .

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* In the world of ''Comicbook/LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' , Horatio Hornblower is their equivalent to ''UsefulNotes/LordNelson'' .
14th Apr '16 1:53:58 PM superjerk28
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!! Comicbook
* In the world of ''Comicbook/LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' Horatio Hornblower is their equivalent to ''UsefulNotes/LordNelson'' .
22nd Jun '14 10:37:38 PM eowynjedi
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!! Video Games
* In ''Age of Pirates II'', a character named Horatio Hornblower will aid the player if they ask him the right questions.
22nd Jun '14 10:30:53 PM eowynjedi
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!! Literature
* In one ''Literature/HonorHarrington'' novel, the title character is reading a ''Hornblower'' book. And, in fact, the whole series had its genesis as a "Hornblower In Space" book; the matching initials are a deliberate ShoutOut and the first book is dedicated to C.S. Forester himself.



* It's a running joke on this very wiki to call ''Honor Harrington'' novels ''Horatio Hornblower IN SPACE!'' Not unjustifiably, given that the first novel, ''On Basilisk Station'', is explicitly dedicated to C.S. Forester.

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* It's a running joke on this very wiki to call ''Honor Harrington'' novels ''Horatio Hornblower IN SPACE!'' Not unjustifiably, given that the first novel, ''On Basilisk Station'', is explicitly dedicated to C.S. Forester.SPACE!''
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