Favourite Penny

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Penny (or Penelope) is arguably one of the most common names you could ever think of when it comes to female characters in television programmes or movies. So here, I have gathered probably some of the most notable Pennys ever featured on a television programme or movie. And now, a "Penny" for your thoughts as ask you who is your favourite?

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I'd be curious to know the most common names for TV female characters, I'm not sure "Penny/Penelope" would be in the Top 10, but I can be wrong.

I'm pretty sure Lois would be in the Top 10, I thought of making a similar poll about Loises.
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1000 Most Common Female Names in the U.S
http://names.mongabay.com/female_names.htm

Rank / Name / % Frequency / Number / # IMDb Characters

1. Mary 2.629% / 3,991,060 / 200+
2. Patricia 1.073% / 1,628,911 / 200+
3. Linda / 1.035% / 1,571,224 / 200+
4. Barbara / 0.98% / 1,487,729 / 200+
5. Elizabeth / 0.937% / 1,422,451 / 200+
6. Jennifer / 0.932% / 1,414,861 / 200+
7. Maria / 0.828% / 1,256,979 / 200+
8. Susan / 0.794% / 1,205,364 / 200+
9. Margaret / 0.768% / 1,165,894 / 200+
10. Dorothy / 0.727% / 1,103,652 / 200+
91. Lois / 0.22% / 333,980 / 97 
271. Penny / 0.071% / 107,784 / 200+
1000. Celina / 0.008% / 12,145 / 7
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When I think of Penny or Penelope, these four come to mind: Penny, Penelope Wilhern
Penelope Ann Miller and Penélope Cruz.
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You talk about how common the name is and then give only five instances. And I daresay there are many other names that are used for more often.

Your intro needs work:
Penny (or Penelope) is often used for a character name. So, a "Penny" for your thoughts: who is your favorite?

FYC:
Penny Sycamore - You Can't Take It with You
Penny - The Rescuers
Penny - Pee-wee's Playhouse
Penny - The Mighty B!
Penny Halliwell (aka Grams) - Charmed
Penny Hartz - Happy Endings
Penny Pingleton - Hairspray
Penny Proud - The Proud Family
Penny Robinson - Lost in Space
Penny Widmore - Lost
Penny - Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
Penelope Garcia - Criminal Minds
Penelope Pussycat (aka the object of Pepe Le Pew's affection) - Looney Tunes
Penelope Shafai - Gossip Girl
Penelope Wilhern - Penelope
Penelope - A Bigger Splash
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Also, you should put "Poll Suggestion:" before the title in your subject line. And IMDb rules require American spellings.
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I get a 404 error for your list Alex.



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I know, I deleted it. Having got some negative feedback from it, I had no other choice but to do what I thought was best.
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Alex,

Your poll concept is fine, otherwise experienced poll authors would not have provided constructive feedback.
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Yeah. I even added photos for the characters that didn't have them.