History Main / JustaStupidAccent

28th Sep '16 12:50:11 AM Morgenthaler
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* Used as a gag in ''GorgeousPrincessCreamyBeamy'' with the natives of French West Stereotypia: ''"Eet eez a small nation, deevoted to upholding zee stereotypes of owair fairfazzers! Cheese, wine, love, berets, stripy shairts, a zense of cultural zuperioretee, and talkeeng like zis instead of speaking ze actual French!"''

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* Used as a gag in ''GorgeousPrincessCreamyBeamy'' ''Webcomic/GorgeousPrincessCreamyBeamy'' with the natives of French West Stereotypia: ''"Eet eez a small nation, deevoted to upholding zee stereotypes of owair fairfazzers! Cheese, wine, love, berets, stripy shairts, a zense of cultural zuperioretee, and talkeeng like zis instead of speaking ze actual French!"''



* ''IrregularWebcomic'' uses this in comic no. [[http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/2435.html 2435]], and (as expected) has a link back to this very trope.

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* ''IrregularWebcomic'' ''Webcomic/IrregularWebcomic'' uses this in comic no. [[http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/2435.html 2435]], and (as expected) has a link back to this very trope.
22nd Sep '16 12:55:17 PM FrustratedFox
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* If ''VideoGame/RomeTotalWar'' is an indication, the Greeks, Egyptians, Eastern peoples, Carthaginians, Numidians, and the various barbarian tribes, all spoke perfect English aside from their accents. ''VideoGame/MedievalIITotalWar'' takes this one step further: Scots speak in a thick Scottish accents, The Holy Roman Empire and France speak in thick over-the-top German and French accents and throw in GratuitousGerman/[[GratuitousFrench French]] on a regular basis, the English speak in a posh [[BritishAccents British accent]], the Moors, Turks and Egyptians speech is in an Arabic accent and is laced with Arabic terms, the Spanish, Portuguese, various Italians, and the Byzantines all speak in a generic Southern European accent, the Eastern European factions (and, for some reason, the Danes) speak in a generic Eastern European accent, and the Mongols and Timurids speak in an {{egregious}} East-Asian accent.

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* If ''VideoGame/RomeTotalWar'' is an indication, the Greeks, Egyptians, Eastern peoples, Carthaginians, Numidians, and the various barbarian tribes, all spoke perfect English aside from their accents. ''VideoGame/MedievalIITotalWar'' takes this one step further: Scots speak in a thick Scottish accents, The Holy Roman Empire and France speak in thick over-the-top German and French accents and throw in GratuitousGerman/[[GratuitousFrench French]] on a regular basis, the English speak in a posh [[BritishAccents British English accent]], the Moors, Turks and Egyptians speech is in an Arabic accent and is laced with Arabic terms, the Spanish, Portuguese, various Italians, and the Byzantines all speak in a generic Southern European accent, the Eastern European factions (and, for some reason, the Danes) speak in a generic Eastern European accent, and the Mongols and Timurids speak in an {{egregious}} East-Asian accent.
14th Sep '16 9:37:19 AM ArthurEld
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* Creator/PeterSellers as [[Franchise/ThePinkPanther Inspector Clouseau]], showing that it is at least OlderThanTheyThink. Clouseau goes on to avert it by speaking in an accent which not only bears little or no resemblance to any French accent real or imagined ( "whit is zis minkey??" ) but never actually speaking a single word of actual French, although Sellers himself spoke the language fluently.

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* Creator/PeterSellers as [[Franchise/ThePinkPanther Inspector Clouseau]], showing that it is at least OlderThanTheyThink. Clouseau goes on to avert it by speaking in an accent which not only bears little or no resemblance to any French accent real or imagined ( "whit is zis minkey??" ) but never actually speaking a single word of actual French, although Sellers himself spoke the language fluently.
31st Aug '16 10:05:15 AM erforce
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* In ''Film/TheMaskOfZorro'', almost all of the Spanish noblemen speak English in Spanish accents for the entire film, except for one whose accent is British, but there is a translation scene in which Catherine Zeta-Jones is addressed by a Mexican peasant woman who does NOT speak English. She speaks [[{{Mayincatec}} Nahuatl]] for a moment, and then her daughter translates into Spanish-accented English. It's a pretty good choice, in that no California Spanish noblewoman would be expected to speak an Indian language.
** Lampshaded in the second movie. Zorro is annoyed when his horse refuses to obey his command until he speaks actual Spanish.

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* ''Franchise/{{Zorro}}''
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In ''Film/TheMaskOfZorro'', almost all of the Spanish noblemen speak English in Spanish accents for the entire film, except for one whose accent is British, but there is a translation scene in which Catherine Zeta-Jones is addressed by a Mexican peasant woman who does NOT speak English. She speaks [[{{Mayincatec}} Nahuatl]] for a moment, and then her daughter translates into Spanish-accented English. It's a pretty good choice, in that no California Spanish noblewoman would be expected to speak an Indian language.
** Lampshaded in the [[Film/TheLegendOfZorro second movie.movie]]. Zorro is annoyed when his horse refuses to obey his command until he speaks actual Spanish.
19th Aug '16 8:12:22 PM Doug86
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** This was also the the case with the Russian soldiers in the earlier (that is, WorldWarII themed) ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' games, most likely because they were on the player's side, and having to read subtitles would probably have jarred with the game's generally fast-paced nature. This trope was also, however, completely averted with the German soldiers, who speak what is very definitely actual German.

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** This was also the the case with the Russian soldiers in the earlier (that is, WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII themed) ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' games, most likely because they were on the player's side, and having to read subtitles would probably have jarred with the game's generally fast-paced nature. This trope was also, however, completely averted with the German soldiers, who speak what is very definitely actual German.
18th Aug '16 7:16:03 PM Malady
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* Justified in Starplex- the computer that handles the translations assigns alien languages an accent so listeners can tell what language is being spoken.

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* Justified in Starplex- ''Literature/{{Starplex}}''- the computer that handles the translations assigns alien languages an accent so listeners can tell what language is being spoken.
12th Aug '16 8:32:26 AM 06tele
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** Michelle of the Resistance, the only French character who speaks "English", does so by putting on the same posh accent as the RAF officers and the policeman, usually beginning the conversation with an RAF briefing-esque "listen up, chaps".

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** Michelle of the Resistance, the only French character who speaks "English", does so by putting on the same posh accent as the RAF officers and the policeman, usually beginning the conversation with an RAF briefing-esque "listen up, "All right, chaps".
30th Jul '16 7:06:32 AM TroperDoper
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* In ''VideoGame/DestroyAllHumans Path of the Furon'', in the map Belleville (a parody of Paris) one of the nameless NPC s found wandering the landscape will lampshade this trope in one of their readable thoughts.
23rd Jun '16 6:36:26 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Film/{{Congo}}'', TimCurry speaks the entire time in VampireVords.

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* In ''Film/{{Congo}}'', TimCurry Creator/TimCurry speaks the entire time in VampireVords.
2nd May '16 1:55:39 PM eroock
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-->--'''Creator/MelBrooks'''' ''Film/HistoryOfTheWorldPartI''

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-->--'''Creator/MelBrooks'''' -->-- '''Creator/MelBrooks'''' ''Film/HistoryOfTheWorldPartI''
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