Dewey, Cheatem & Howe

Here you go: $100 each. The rest goes to Ann Landers… — Executor guy, “Bart The Fink”

First thing’s first: when a proper noun aptly describes the person/thing that bears it, it is an aptronym. Valuable! So, for example, Mr. Blackheart from “Bart Gets An Elephant” would qualify, but Councilman Les Wynan from “Sideshow Bob Roberts” would not. Here’s a list of others if you’re ready to kick the party into high gear.

The Dewey, Cheatem & Howe law firm name (“Do we cheat ’em? And how!”) has been used in a number of applications, most notably in conjunction with the Three Stooges, who, according to Wikipedia, used the Dewey, Burnham & Howe variation when actually on-screen. Nonetheless:

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