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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".
13th Apr '17 10:45:20 AM Siempie
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* Wheatley spends the first part of ''VideoGame/{{Portal 2}}'' hiding in the walls and crawl spaces of the facility, only appearing when [[SelfDemonstrating/GLaDOS GLaDOS]] is distracted. At one point, when he can't find a distraction and really needs to talk to Chell, he tries speaking in a bad American accent, [[InsaneTrollLogic because he thinks she can't hear him that way]].
--> '''[=GLaDOS=]''': Look, metal ball, [[OhCrap I CAN hear you.]]

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* Wheatley spends the first part of ''VideoGame/{{Portal 2}}'' hiding in the walls and crawl spaces of the facility, only appearing when [[SelfDemonstrating/GLaDOS GLaDOS]] is distracted. At one point, when he can't find a distraction and really needs to talk to Chell, he tries speaking in a bad American accent, accent (specifically Texan), [[InsaneTrollLogic because he thinks she can't hear him that way]].
--> '''[=GLaDOS=]''': Look, metal ball, [[OhCrap I CAN hear you.]]]]\\
'''Wheatley:''' Run, RUN, I DON'T NEED TO DO THE VOICE, ''RUN!''
10th Apr '17 3:30:52 PM papyru30
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* Literature/MasksOfAygrima: When Chell is recovering from his shipwreck he starts mumbling things and Hayram starts making run of his accent.
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