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*gasp* He's named like my name!
Homer Simpson, The Simpsons, "Homer to the Max"

Puny man not Phoenix! Phoenix a bird lady. Hulk confused!

Why should I change my name? He's the one who sucks!
Michael Bolton on Michael Bolton, Office Space

Another Man: Well, it was a pretty memorable gathering. All those wonderful people who'd been in the Theatre fifty years or more—Mary and Ethel and—
Ella: Mary Martin and Ethel Merman!
Man: No. Mary Pickford and Ethel Barrymore.

1955 Doc: Who's President of the United States in 1985?
Marty: Ronald Reagan.
1955 Doc: Ronald Reagan? The actor? (scoffs) Then who's Vice President? Jerry Lewis?! I suppose Jane Wyman is the First Lady! And Jack Benny is Secretary of the Treasury! I've had enough practical jokes for one evening. Good night, future boy!

Erin Gruwell: Does anyone know Homer's The Odyssey?
Andre: I know Homer the Simpson.

[…] they're just starting to rerun "Last of the Mohicans"—and I really dig that other Hawkeye.

A former Weather Channel meteorologist.

No, not 28 Days Later. Although some people infected by the rage virus might have spiced it up just a bit.
Miles Antwiler on 28 Days (2000)

Unfortunately, Jason Momoa (of North Shore, Stargate Atlantis and Baywatch Hawaii) is not going to lose 100 pounds, bleach his skin, shave his head and slap on a Howdy Doody wig to play Conan O'Brien. I wish.
Michael K., "Jason Momoa Is Conan"

Jay: So, Mike, would you recommend Birdemic?
Mike: I would recommend Birdemic. (beat) I would also recommend Birdman starring Michael Keaton/Michael Caine, and Emma Watson/Emma Stone/Stone Phillips. (confused) Who else was in this movie? Zack Galligan/Zach Galifianakis?
Jay: Gallagher was in the movie, yeah. He smashed some watermelons onstage, it was great.
Half in the Bag on Birdman (2014)

A lot of people often confuse Nina Hagen with another German speaking pop singer from the 80's: Nena, of '99 Luftballons' fame. It's an easy mistake to make. After all, the odds of Germany offering up just one performer with any cultural importance in a given century are astronomical enough, but two with practically the same name? Astounding!
Interesting Motherfuckers — Nina Hagen

Cassandra Cain was saddled with what may actually be the worst name in comics history. I mean, really, I love an ominous biblical reference as much as the next person, but comics maybe should’ve knocked off the whole 'Cain' thing once Marvel introduced an evil clone of Spider-Man who could melt your face with his spider-powers and had to spell it 'KAINE' just to get through. Along the same lines, 'Cassandra' is a great name, but there are roughly two hundred Cassandras in comics, and the only one who even comes close to giving that name any significance is Judge Anderson. It could not have been more generic if her name was Secrette I. Dentity.

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The Melbourne Football Club are in crisis tonight, with the jobs of three key decision-makers now hanging in the balance. Amy Parks joins us live from AAMI Park. Amy, what's the latest?
Channel Seven newsreader Jennifer Keyte


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