It was actually quite a bit of dialogue in addition to a character name - IIRC - and just had
to go. Now, the person in question who suggested it later insisted that it hadn't been intended for it to be mistaken for original writing and I will assume that's possible - the stuff was from a popular novel by a very well-known sf writer, and it may have been assumed that I'd recognize it without having it pointed out. Obviously I didn't, nor did anyone else on the production - including the producers - who read the script in multiple drafts over a period of months.
And now, that's the last I'll say about it.