a name devised by Ed Wood with the intention of creating a new Dracula with Bela Lugosi, but Lugosi passed away before such a film could be made; Wood later used the name in his 1959 film "Night of the Ghouls", where the phony spirit medium, Dr. Acula, is played by Kenne Duncan
ED: So let's make another "Dracula"; let's make "The Return of Dracula"!
BELA: We can't; those sons of bitches control the rights!
ED: They do? Darn it. There must be some other way around this... A-ha! I've got it! *writing* D-R-Acula! *shows Bela notebook*
ED: No! *adds period after "DR"* Dr. Acula: you can still wear the cape, you've got the fangs, but you're a doctor--not a count!
1. 1897 novel by Bram Stoker
2. term a couple may use to describe their partner when their relationship is quite obviously more than a crush but one or both parties are abnormally insecure for one reason or another and prefer to wait before officially starting a boyfriend/girlfriend relationship
1. The 1931 film "Dracula" starring Bela Lugosi is perhaps the most famous film adaptation of Stoker's novel.
2. "I have a Dracula on you."; "You're my Dracula."