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Weekend Discussion Thread: What Would Your Name Be?

Alert reader Stef writes:

In the show’s “universe”, we’ve had Joel “Robinson” (shout out to Lost in Space/ Swiss Family Robinson) and Jonah Heston (shout out to Charlton Heston) as the experiments.
So my discussion is: If YOU were one of the experiments in the SOL, what would your character’s surname be and why?
Mine would be either Rathbone after Basil “Sherlock Holmes” Rathbone who got me hooked into the franchise, or Stewart after Patrick Stewart, one of my top favorite actors as well as my favorite Star Trek captain.
So, I would be S. Rathbone or S. Stewart.
Also, those posting answers to this question don’t have to use their first name if they’re not comfortable with that.

I think I’d go with Meacham, after Cal in “This Island Earth.”

Your pick?

63 Replies to “Weekend Discussion Thread: What Would Your Name Be?”

  1. nomad says:

    I’d have to go with Pehl to honor our very own Mary Jo Pehl (pronounced “peel”).

    Of course, a lot of that has to do with the fact that my first name is Noah. Who wouldn’t watch a show with Noah Pehl?

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  2. Raigely says:

    Paige Torgo? It’s a German name, see…

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  3. GentleBen says:

    I have always liked Dr. Clayton Forrester from War of the Worlds.

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  4. Cornjob says:

    Justin Case.

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  5. mando3b says:

    If I wanted to use my own first name, I could follow the lead of “Pile-On Pete” and become “Danger-Death Ray”; I also like the sound of “Ray Dangerdeath”; in either case, it would be fun to come up with the back story of how the name came about.

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  6. Jeremy Samson and wear a luchador mask (I realize it’s actually Santo, but that’s likely trademarked)

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  7. I think I’d go with Harry Harryhausen, in honor of Ray Harryhausen, of course.

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  8. John Adam says:

    John Garland, in honor of the feisty sheriff in “Gunslinger” and Lee Van Cleef’s wife in “It Conquered the World”

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  9. GareChicago says:

    Gare Mourometz.

    I’d just like to grow a kick-@ss beard. And throw tree stumps.

    Gare

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  10. WOW, so many great choices!

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  11. mythra 717 says:

    Leia Dern.

    For Princess Leia and Bruce Dern, a Silent Runnings reference.

    This is crowschmo, by the way. I use mythra for something else and I didn’t know if I changed it back to crowschmo for this if it would mess up everything else. :P

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  12. mythra 717 says:

    mythra 717:
    Leia Dern.

    For Princess Leia and Bruce Dern, a Silent Runnings reference.

    This is crowschmo, by the way.I use mythra for something else and I didn’t know if I changed it back to crowschmo for this if it would mess up everything else.:P

    Or maybe Iris Dern. (Shut up, Iris!). Leia might be too…

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  13. Grant Smith says:

    Grant Ackerman, after Forest J. Ackerman.

    Oh and hi, first post here! Hey-Hey from the UK!

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