Trope Codifier for:
Stories and novels
- Market-Based Title: 4.50 from Paddington became What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw! in the US.
Miss Marple (BBC TV series starring Joan Hickson)
- The Danza: Hawes's first name is never mentioned in the book version of The Murder at the Vicarage, but in the BBC version, he's called Christopher, same as the actor who plays him.
- Fake American: Several but notably Claire Bloom as Marina Gregg in "The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side" and Sue Lloyd with a hideous attempt at a Deep South American accent in "A Caribbean Mystery".
- The Other Darrin: Jason Rafiel is played by Frank Gatliff in Nemesis and Donald Pleasence in A Caribbean Mystery.
- You Look Familiar: Many years before starring in the BBC series, Joan Hickson played a housekeeper in one of the Margaret Rutherford films.