Monday, October 26, 2009

Sci-Fi baby names: Mary

Name: Mary

Origin: 20th-century Earth

Source: Invaders from Mars (1953)

Biography: Eerily efficient 1950s housewife Mary MacLean finds herself transformed into an eerily efficient alien drone when her body is snatched by Martians holed up in a sand pit behind her house in the 1953 feature Invaders from Mars.

Trivia: If you suspect your newborn may be a Martian pod person, look for the telltale X-shaped scar on the back of its neck.

Variants: Marie

[Taken directly from Sci-Fi Baby Names: 500 Out-of-This-World Baby Names from Anakin to Zardoz, by Robert Schnakenberg (2007)]

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