Buster may refer to:

In film and television

* "Buster" (film), a film starring Phil Collins
** "Buster" (soundtrack), the soundtrack to the film
* "Busters verden", a Danish television series and movie by Bille August
** "Buster", theme song for "Busters verden" by Nanna Lüders Jensen
* Price Busters TV, a shopping channel based in the UK who has a mascot that is a monkey called Buster
* Buster Bluth, a character from "Arrested Development"
* Buster, a crash test dummy used as a test subject on "MythBusters"
* Buster Baxter, frequently identified as "Buster the Bunny", star of "Postcards from Buster" and originally from the show "Arthur"

In music

*"Little Busters", an album by Japanese rock band The Pillows

In cartoons and computer games

*"Buster" (comic), a British comic
*"Buster" (sport comic), a Swedish comic
*Buster Bunny, a character from "Tiny Toon Adventures"
* Buster, a puppy owned by Darby in "My Friends Tigger & Pooh"
* Buster, the general term for various kinds of weapons in the "Mega Man" universes

People by the name of Buster

*Buster Edwards, member of the gang that perpetrated the Great Train Robbery
*Buster Keaton, an American actor from the silent film era
*Buster Martin, French centenarian, valet and hopeful London Marathon participant
*Buster Merryfield, English actor; most famous for his portrayal of 'Uncle' Albert Trotter in the sitcom "Only Fools and Horses"
*Buster Meikle, singer and guitarist, formerly with Unit 4 + 2 and Buster & Bill
*Buster Olney, current ESPN journalist
* Buster Poindexter, a pseudonym of David Johansen
*Buster (Jeffrey Wayne Cole), a star of gay pornographic films


*Buster (dog), a dog belonging to Roy Hattersley, who has published his diaries (ghost written by Hattersley)
*Buster, a dog owned by Paul O'Grady
*Buster, a derogatory term for a person who financially is unable to support themselves but assumes a financially secure façade
*Buster, a derogatory term for a person who pretends to be gang affiliated
*Buster, a pratfall, often performed in comic silent films
*Buster, a fighter pilot brevity code signaling an aircraft to use maximum continuous power


It has two possible etymologies:-
# Agent noun of the verb bust.
# First used as a vocative, from Spanish "busté", a dialect form of "usted" = "you".

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