Wikipedia has a problem with listing (e.g.) all the Jills that have appeared in every video game and cartoon episode that has every aired.
Wikipedia also has a solution. Apparently the phenomenon is called fancruft and gamecruft and I found a ton of great stuff under the hood while digging around to see what they do about it:
Here are the policies:
This is for the encyclopedia's passionate defenders of useless pop subculture references:
- Wikipedia:Miscellany_for_deletion/Wikipedia:Fancruft (second nomination)
This was fun and funny stuff I stumbled on: