colonel has a major sweet tooth, and damien is constantly telling him “Candy’s bad for you, William.” when he catches colonel eating candy
fast forward a bit
wilford is just eating some licorice, and dark is passing by, sees it, and just naturally says “Candy’s bad for you, William.” without thinking about it.
he realizes what he said, and freezes up, wilford looks at him confused, because he doesn’t remember his name being william, it’s been so long, and just asks “Who’s William?”
and dark just stomps away grumpily, not wanting to talk about it