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12th Aug '17 8:28:00 PM jormis29
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* Very brief example: In ''ChickenRun'', Ginger takes a stab at Rocky's accent when sarcastically saying "lone free-ranger." At least, it's less like her usual accent.

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* Very brief example: In ''ChickenRun'', ''WesternAnimation/ChickenRun'', Ginger takes a stab at Rocky's accent when sarcastically saying "lone free-ranger." At least, it's less like her usual accent.
3rd Jun '17 8:12:48 AM dmcreif
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** Proposition Joe [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyewqmAKHto pulls this off]] (and much more effectively) when he's calling around the Baltimore Police Department to try to find out information on Herc, using three different accents (one for each operator he speaks to).
** Carver [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enUp3hxCd94 prank-calls D'Angelo Barksdale]], posing as a Korean counterman. Herc finds it unconvincing.

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** Proposition Joe [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyewqmAKHto pulls this off]] (and much more effectively) when he's calling around calls the Baltimore Police Department police]] to try to find out information on Herc, using three different accents (one for each operator he speaks to).
-->'''Operator:''' Baltimore City Police Department.
-->'''Proposition Joe:''' Uh yes, ma'am, this is Sydney Handjerker with [[TheLawFirmOfPunPunAndWordplay Handjerker, Cohen & Bromberg]]. I'm trying to locate a Sergeant Thomas Hauk in regards to a client I'm representing?
-->'''Operator:''' Hold, please. (''the operator transfers him to another line'')
-->'''Lt. Hoskins:''' Mayor's office. Lieutenant Hoskins.
-->'''Proposition Joe:''' (''ghetto accent'') Uh, ye-yes, hello. This is Ervin Pepper of Pepper, Pepper & Bayleaf. I'm calling in regards to a Sergeant Thomas Hauk in regards to a-
-->'''Lt. Hoskins:''' He's no longer on this detail. Hold on for a minute. (''he is transferred AGAIN'')
-->'''Lt Charles Marimow:''' Major Crimes. Marimow.
-->'''Proposition Joe:''' (''slow, measured voice'') Uh, this is Dr. Jay, calling with test results for Thomas Hauk.
-->'''Lt. Charles Marimow:''' He's on the street. You want to leave a message on it?
** Carver [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enUp3hxCd94 prank-calls D'Angelo Barksdale]], Barksdale]] posing as a Korean counterman. Herc finds it unconvincing.
26th May '17 5:20:21 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* Hannibal Lecter does a quick imitation of Jodie Foster's West Virginia accent in ''Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'', most definitely not for comic effect.
* Alec Baldwin as Jack Ryan graces us briefly with his Creator/SeanConnery impersonation in the movie version of ''Film/TheHuntForRedOctober''. An actual Sean Connery impersonation, which is supposedly a Captain Ramius impersonation.

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* Hannibal Lecter does a quick imitation of Jodie Foster's Creator/JodieFoster's West Virginia accent in ''Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'', most definitely not for comic effect.
* Alec Baldwin Creator/AlecBaldwin as Jack Ryan graces us briefly with his Creator/SeanConnery impersonation in the movie version of ''Film/TheHuntForRedOctober''. An actual Sean Connery impersonation, which is supposedly a Captain Ramius impersonation.



* In ''Film/DieHard'', Alan Rickman fakes an American accent quite well as the German Hans Gruber pretending to be an American (Rickman is actually British). In ''Film/DieHardWithAVengeance'' Jeremy Irons likewise tries to fake an American accent as the German Simon Gruber pretending to be an American (Irons is also British). It is simply awful.

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* In ''Film/DieHard'', Alan Rickman Creator/AlanRickman fakes an American accent quite well as the German Hans Gruber pretending to be an American (Rickman is actually British). In ''Film/DieHardWithAVengeance'' Jeremy Irons Creator/JeremyIrons likewise tries to fake an American accent as the German Simon Gruber pretending to be an American (Irons is also British). It is simply awful.



* Tom Cruise briefly imitates Jack Nicholson's distinctive voice when quoting his character in Film/AFewGoodMen.

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* Tom Cruise Creator/TomCruise briefly imitates Jack Nicholson's Creator/JackNicholson's distinctive voice when quoting his character in Film/AFewGoodMen.''Film/AFewGoodMen''.
22nd May '17 4:07:19 AM Laevatein
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* Australia's ''The Late Show'' did one skit on guests at a dinner party, one of which was the recently returned traveller, who had somehow picked up an English accent after only two weeks in London.
--> '''Host:''' Weren't you also in New York?
--> '''Recently Returned Traveller:''' ''(New York Accent)'' Ohmygawd! How long was I there for?
--> '''Rob:''' About two hours in the flight lounge.
22nd May '17 3:57:42 AM Alvin
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* In one episode of ''Series/Perry Mason'' involving a Cockney IdenticalStranger of Mason hired to impersonate him, Paul Drake does his try at the end. Mason looks at him and shakes his head sadly.

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* In one episode of ''Series/Perry Mason'' ''Series/PerryMason'' involving a Cockney IdenticalStranger of Mason hired to impersonate him, Paul Drake does his try at the end. Mason looks at him and shakes his head sadly.
22nd May '17 3:55:24 AM Alvin
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* In one episode of ''Franchise/Perry Mason'' involving a Cockney IdenticalStranger of Mason hired to impersonate him, Paul Drake does his try at the end. Mason looks at him and shakes his head sadly.

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* In one episode of ''Franchise/Perry ''Series/Perry Mason'' involving a Cockney IdenticalStranger of Mason hired to impersonate him, Paul Drake does his try at the end. Mason looks at him and shakes his head sadly.
22nd May '17 3:50:56 AM Alvin
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* In one episode of ''Franchise/Perry Mason'' involving a Cockney IdenticalStranger of Mason hired to impersonate him, Paul Drake does his try at the end. Mason looks at him and shakes his head sadly.
29th Apr '17 9:01:35 PM louisXVI
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* On one espiode of ''Series/{{Frasier}}'', Martin mocks Daphne's indecision over whether or not to get a haircut with an over-the-top impression of her Manchester accent.
25th Apr '17 4:26:08 PM Golondrina
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** He's also imitated DavidAttenborough narrating a documentary on the rare and elusive "Hyneman" enough that its become a RunningGag and has prompted Jamie to ask "Is he doing his 'Attenborough' thing again?" on occasion.

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** He's also imitated DavidAttenborough Creator/DavidAttenborough narrating a documentary on the rare and elusive "Hyneman" enough that its become a RunningGag and has prompted Jamie to ask "Is he doing his 'Attenborough' thing again?" on occasion.
25th Apr '17 8:43:46 AM RandomnessUnlimited
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': In the episode [[CircusEpisode "Let's Play Circuses"]], Mr. Cat, as a circus ringmaster, spends part of the episode speaking in a really bad Italian accent. When asked why, he tries to justify it but admits he has no idea why he's doing it.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'':
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In the episode [[CircusEpisode "Let's Play Circuses"]], Mr. Cat, as a circus ringmaster, spends part of the episode speaking in a really bad Italian accent. When asked why, he tries to justify it but admits he has no idea why he's doing it.it.
** Kaeloo herself does an equally terrible job of imitating a British accent in the episode "Let's Play Spies".
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