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27th Jul '16 12:26:58 PM Merlyn_LeRoy
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* The main character on ''Series/TheGreatestAmericanHero'' temporarily changed names from "Ralph Hinkley" to "Ralph Hanley" (or just "Mr. H.) after John Hinckley's assassination attempt on President Reagan.

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* The main character on ''Series/TheGreatestAmericanHero'' temporarily changed names from "Ralph Hinkley" to "Ralph Hanley" (or just "Mr. H.) ") after John Hinckley's assassination attempt on President Reagan.
27th Jul '16 12:23:40 PM Merlyn_LeRoy
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* The main character on ''Series/TheGreatestAmericanHero'' temporarily changed names from "Ralph Hinkley" to "Ralph Hanley" (or just "Mr. H.) after John Hinckley's assassination attempt on President Reagan.
18th Jul '16 3:34:44 PM Dimensio
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* A 90s era ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' spoof advertisement for fictional bank Dillon-Edwards Investments pitched their website. Unfortunately, because the bank had waited so long to have an online presence, the only web address available was "www.clownpenis.fart".
16th Jul '16 11:03:14 PM MsChibi
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* On ''Series/RaisingHope'', Burt's HappyPlace includes a Polynesian guy by the name of Pupukaka.
15th May '16 5:54:04 PM nombretomado
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* Chrissy from ''ThreesCompany''? Her full name is Christmas Snow.

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* Chrissy from ''ThreesCompany''? ''Series/ThreesCompany''? Her full name is Christmas Snow.



* ''MarriedWithChildren'':

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* ''MarriedWithChildren'':''Series/MarriedWithChildren'':
8th May '16 11:37:01 AM nombretomado
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* ''HaveIGotNewsForYou'':

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* ''HaveIGotNewsForYou'':''Series/HaveIGotNewsForYou'':
30th Apr '16 10:32:42 PM TheCuza
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* From ''Series/TrailerParkBoys'' Season 8, ex-Colonel Leslie Dancer is actually an ex-Private. He lied about his rank to avoid people making fun of the name "Private Dancer".

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* From ''Series/TrailerParkBoys'' Season 8, 9, ex-Colonel Leslie Dancer is actually an ex-Private. He lied about his rank to avoid people making fun of the name "Private Dancer".
30th Apr '16 10:31:36 PM TheCuza
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* From ''Series/TrailerParkBoys'' Season 8, ex-Colonel Leslie Dancer is actually an ex-Private. He lied about his rank to avoid people making fun of the name "Private Dancer".
30th Apr '16 10:23:28 PM TheCuza
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* On ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', Elaine dates a man with the same name as serial killer [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joel_Rifkin Joel Rifkin]]. She attempts to convince him to change it. For a bit of HarsherInHindsight, one of her suggestions was "[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O._J._Simpson OJ]]".
26th Apr '16 8:06:55 AM TheWanderer
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* In ''Series/TheWire'', when Randy Wagstaff gives his name to police, they quip that there's no way he'd lie about that.

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* In ''Series/TheWire'', when Randy Wagstaff gives his name to police, they quip that it can't be an alias, as there's no way he'd lie about that.he made that name up.
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