History FreakyFridayFlip / WesternAnimation

8th Mar '16 1:25:54 PM CaptainTedium
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* Happens in one episode of ''WesternAnimation/TwoStupidDogs'', only they doesn't realize they had switched bodies until just before they switch back. They don't call them two ''[[DogsAreDumb stupid]]'' dogs for nothing.

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* Happens in one the 'WesternAnimation/TwoStupidDogs'' episode of ''WesternAnimation/TwoStupidDogs'', "Far-Out Friday", only they doesn't realize they had switched bodies until just before they switch back. They don't call them two ''[[DogsAreDumb stupid]]'' dogs for nothing.
3rd Feb '16 11:59:30 AM MeerkatMario
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* The ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' episode "There's A Penfold In My Suit" has the country of [[Ruritania Bratyslovakia]] having been displaced on the map due to a mystic "swapping stone" hidden within an archway in the country. It causes Danger Mouse and Penfold to switch bodies, then Greenback and Stiletto to switch, and then during a chase, everyone gets switched around.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' episode "There's A Penfold In My Suit" has the country of [[Ruritania [[{{Ruritania}} Bratyslovakia]] having been being displaced on the map due to a mystic "swapping stone" hidden within an archway in the country. It causes Danger Mouse and Penfold to switch bodies, then Greenback and Stiletto to switch, and then during a chase, everyone gets switched around.


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* ''WesternAnimation/SabrinaTheAnimatedSeries'' pulls this off twice:
** In "Witch Switch", Sabrina switches lives with Gem after finding out that the latter has a free life, unlike her. As a result, Sabrina becomes part of the Stone family, and vice versa. However, she starts trying to find a way to reverse the spell after realizing how much things bother her with her new life, and not just that, but ''Gem is now a witch and has magical powers''.
** In "Generation Zap", Sabrina accidentally switches places with Enchantra thanks to a magical wish crystal. Luckily, it's only effective for exactly 24 hours, but [[spoiler: Enchantra's servant Stabbenback soon finds out and plans to make the spell permanent]].
2nd Feb '16 4:30:25 AM MeerkatMario
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** In "A Mile In My Pants", Timmy becomes a fairy and his godparents become colour-coded versions of him.
19th Jan '16 6:27:40 PM kablammin45
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** The later episode "Mind Share" involves Phineas, Ferb, and their friends being tricked into switching bodies with a gaggle of aliens in an outer space prison.
18th Jan '16 8:20:51 AM MeerkatMario
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Wunschpunsch}}'' episode "Mayor For A Day", the spell of the week made Bubonic and the mayor switch bodies, so that Bubonic (as the mayor) could halt the production of a theme park that was to be built in the wizards backyard. It was supposed to be temporary, but both Bubonic and the Mayor soon discovered the advantages of their new bodies (Bubonic now having total control over the city, and the mayor now being a wizard) and wanted to stay each other permanently. And unfortunately, the spell also made Maurizio and Jacob switch bodies.
28th Nov '15 5:20:14 PM nombretomado
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* In ''TheSecretSaturdays'' a benevolent professor makes the swap himself with a Hibagon (giant, gorilla-like monster), only to have the method of swapping back destroyed in the resulting hubbub. That fate of the Professor's ''body'' is not touched upon.

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* In ''TheSecretSaturdays'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretSaturdays'' a benevolent professor makes the swap himself with a Hibagon (giant, gorilla-like monster), only to have the method of swapping back destroyed in the resulting hubbub. That fate of the Professor's ''body'' is not touched upon.
27th Nov '15 4:13:58 PM katrinahood
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins'' episode ''Invasion of the Body Swappers'', Zidgel and Kevin switch bodies via galeezel malfunction.
24th Nov '15 12:42:43 AM LadyNorbert
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** It at least averts VoicesAreMental, which is rare for a cartoon show. Their respective voice actors stayed the same. (James Avery for Shredder and Peter Reneday for Splinter) did a pretty good job switching roles.
** Don't forget the episode where Raphael switches with a ''taxi driver''. An unusual one, it reverses most of the sub-tropes, in that everybody ''else'' knows that they've switched bodies, but Raphael and the taxi driver are unable to acknolwedge this fact. Also the body's retained their muscle memories, so Raphael could no longer do ninjutsu but could drive insanely well.

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** It at least averts VoicesAreMental, which is rare for a cartoon show. Their respective voice actors stayed the same. (James James Avery for Shredder and Peter Reneday for Splinter) Splinter did a pretty good job switching roles.
** Don't forget the episode where Raphael switches with a ''taxi driver''. An unusual one, it reverses most of the sub-tropes, in that everybody ''else'' knows that they've switched bodies, but Raphael and the taxi driver are unable to acknolwedge acknowledge this fact. Also the body's retained their muscle memories, so Raphael could no longer do ninjutsu but could drive insanely well.



* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheTick'' features a particularly outrageous example, with more than half a dozen characters randomly swapped. Including a zebra and a creature made entirely of tongues.

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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheTick'' features a particularly outrageous example, with more than half a dozen characters randomly swapped. Including swapped... including a zebra and a creature made entirely of tongues.



**** Unless she can switch between being spiritual and bodily upon her will. At least as long as she's on Hope Island, that is.

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**** Unless *** It's possible that she can switch between being spiritual and bodily upon her will. At at will, at least as long as she's on Hope Island, that is.Island.



* Kind of done in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated''. As revenge for having him arrested as a spy and turning him into a fugitive, Wasp disguises Bumblebee as himself and vice versa. This involves switching their helmets and vocalizers along with their paint jobs, and since they share the same basic bodymold it's as good as a body swap.

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* Kind of done in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated''. As revenge for having him arrested as a spy and turning him into a fugitive, Wasp disguises Bumblebee as himself and vice versa. This involves switching their helmets and vocalizers along with their paint jobs, and since they share the same basic bodymold body mold it's as good as a body swap.



* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' has "Does This Duckbill Make Me Look Fat?", where Candace and Perry switch bodies because of the title boys' newest invention, and Perry goes off to stop Doofenshmirtz like always... but ''in Candace's body'' ("Perry the Teenage Girl?!"). The end credits even included a Candace-ified version of Perry's theme song.

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* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' has "Does This Duckbill Make Me Look Fat?", where Candace and Perry switch bodies because of the title boys' newest invention, and Perry goes off to stop Doofenshmirtz like always... but ''in Candace's body'' ("Perry the Teenage Girl?!"). Candace, meanwhile, is increasingly horrified by the things her platypus form does, like eating grubs and ''sweating milk''. The end credits even included a Candace-ified version of Perry's theme song.



* Agent K and Dick accidentally swap bodies in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheReplacements''. A rare case where the voice-actors imitate each other.
* Parodied wonderfully on ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad''. In the "Rough Trade" episode, Stan and Roger get into an argument over whose life is easier, and end up both saying "I wish we could trade places!" while touching an Incan bowl that supposedly grants wishes. At that moment, the lights began flashing and a strange moan is heard...it turns out to be Klaus, playing with the light switch and making funny noises. Nothing magical happens, but the two decide to trade lives anyway.

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* Agent K and Dick accidentally swap bodies in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheReplacements''. A It's a rare case where the voice-actors imitate each other.
* Parodied wonderfully on ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad''. In the "Rough Trade" episode, Stan and Roger get into an argument over whose life is easier, and end up both saying "I wish we could trade places!" while touching an Incan bowl that supposedly grants wishes. At that moment, the lights began flashing and a strange moan is heard... and it turns out to be Klaus, playing with the light switch and making funny noises. Nothing magical happens, but the two decide to trade lives anyway.



* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/YogisTreasureHunt'' involves a machine used by Dick Dastardly to accomplish this. As a result, Yogi switches with Boo Boo, both Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy, and Snooper and Blabber switch with each other, along with Snagglepuss and Ranger Smith, and WesternAnimation/QuickDrawMcGraw and Huckleberry Hound. Eventually, Dick Dastardly and Muttley end up switching places as well. And then at the end, Muttley swaps with FREAKIN GODZILLA!

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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/YogisTreasureHunt'' involves a machine used by Dick Dastardly to accomplish this. As a result, Yogi switches with Boo Boo, both Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy, and Snooper and Blabber switch with each other, along with Snagglepuss and Ranger Smith, and WesternAnimation/QuickDrawMcGraw and Huckleberry Hound. Eventually, Dick Dastardly and Muttley end up switching places as well. And then at the end, Muttley swaps with FREAKIN GODZILLA!



* The original ''WesternAnimation/ThunderCats'' episode "The Shifter" had body-swapping related shenanigans, and the voices are switched in this version too. First Snarf and Panthro get switched, then Slithe and Jackalman, and then Lion-O and Wilykat! The ''best'' part? Vultureman (its creator) didn't even build the thing with a "reverse" option! Extra fun: The Sword of Omens requires both the right bloodline ''and'' the right mind/spirit/heart to be activated. Neither Kat-as-Lion-O or Lion-O-as-Kat can use it. [[spoiler:(They quickly found a solution however - both of them doing the chant while holding it together, simultaneously, worked.)]] Monkeyine and ''Slithe'' also get switched near the end.

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* The original ''WesternAnimation/ThunderCats'' episode "The Shifter" had body-swapping related shenanigans, and the voices are switched in this version too. First Snarf and Panthro get switched, then Slithe and Jackalman, and then Lion-O and Wilykat! The ''best'' part? Vultureman (its creator) didn't even build the thing with a "reverse" option! Extra fun: The Sword of Omens requires both the right bloodline ''and'' the right mind/spirit/heart to be activated. Neither Kat-as-Lion-O or nor Lion-O-as-Kat can use it. [[spoiler:(They quickly found a solution solution, however - both of them doing the chant while holding it together, simultaneously, worked.)]] Monkeyine and ''Slithe'' also get switched near the end.
5th Jul '15 5:21:58 PM nombretomado
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* An episode of ''[[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Justice League Unlimited]]'' entitled "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HINrM_Y8kEk The Great Brain Robbery]]" has TheFlash and LexLuthor swapping bodies, but [[VoicesAreMental not voices]]. This is an ActorAllusion, as Creator/MichaelRosenbaum, who voices the Flash (and thus plays Luthor for most of the episode) happened to play Lex Luthor in ''Series/{{Smallville}}''.

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* An episode of ''[[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Justice League Unlimited]]'' entitled "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HINrM_Y8kEk The Great Brain Robbery]]" has TheFlash and LexLuthor ComicBook/LexLuthor swapping bodies, but [[VoicesAreMental not voices]]. This is an ActorAllusion, as Creator/MichaelRosenbaum, who voices the Flash (and thus plays Luthor for most of the episode) happened to play Lex Luthor in ''Series/{{Smallville}}''.



** Another reason for this episode's notable status regarding the trope is that this is a rare example of the filmmakers going out of their way to accurately portray the switch in the characters' behaviors. In this case, what stands out is that Michael Rosenbaum (Flash) and Creator/ClancyBrown (LexLuthor) recorded their parts together. Each actor providing the line readings for their original characters, and the opposite actor would mimic the line reading. This allowed Clancy Brown's Luthor to have the exact timing and delivery of Rosenbaum's Flash, and vice versa.

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** Another reason for this episode's notable status regarding the trope is that this is a rare example of the filmmakers going out of their way to accurately portray the switch in the characters' behaviors. In this case, what stands out is that Michael Rosenbaum (Flash) and Creator/ClancyBrown (LexLuthor) (ComicBook/LexLuthor) recorded their parts together. Each actor providing the line readings for their original characters, and the opposite actor would mimic the line reading. This allowed Clancy Brown's Luthor to have the exact timing and delivery of Rosenbaum's Flash, and vice versa.
25th Jun '15 5:44:05 PM WiddershinsDaughter
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* The ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' episode "There's A Penfold In My Suit" has the country of Bratyslovakia having been displaced on the map due to a mystic "swapping stone" hidden within an archway in the country. It causes Danger Mouse and Penfold to switch bodies, then Greenback and Stiletto to switch, and then during a chase, everyone gets switched around.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' episode "There's A Penfold In My Suit" has the country of Bratyslovakia [[Ruritania Bratyslovakia]] having been displaced on the map due to a mystic "swapping stone" hidden within an archway in the country. It causes Danger Mouse and Penfold to switch bodies, then Greenback and Stiletto to switch, and then during a chase, everyone gets switched around.
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