May 25, 2012

Ten More Interesting Names

On Night Court, Nostradamus Shannon was better known as Bull.

2. On Entourage, Turtle’s real name is Salvatore Assante.

3. Sesame Street‘s resident game show host Guy Smiley was using a pseudonym all these years. He was born Bernie Liederkrantz.

4. The Michelin Man’s name is Bibendum.

5. Jonas Grumby was called The Skipper on Gilligan's Island.

6. The Professor on Gilligan's Island was Roy Hinkley.

7. The Shaggy of Scooby-Doo is Norville Rogers.

8. The Pillsbury Doughboy’s name is Poppin’ Fresh. He has a wife, Poppie Fresh, and two kids, Popper and Bun Bun.

9. The patient in the classic game Operation is Cavity Sam.

10. The true identity of The Lone Ranger was John Reid. He was also the uncle of the Green Hornet. Both radio series originated on Detroit radio.