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23rd May '17 4:23:41 PM jormis29
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': Bart Simpson in the ''The Tracey Ullman Show'' short "Bathtime".

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': Bart Simpson in the ''The Tracey Ullman Show'' ''Series/TheTraceyUllmanShow'' short "Bathtime".
25th Apr '17 4:29:15 PM Golondrina
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A similar example would be how every TV terrestrial biologist/documentarian would resemble DavidAttenborough, or every TV astronomer resembling Creator/CarlSagan[[note]]Averted; Sagan was ''notoriously'' litigious regarding his public image.[[/note]] We give it another five to ten years before they start basing characters off [[Series/CrocodileHunter Steve Irwin]] (without it being a direct parody of him, that is). Compare WildlifeCommentarySpoof, of which this is a component.

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A similar example would be how every TV terrestrial biologist/documentarian would resemble DavidAttenborough, Creator/DavidAttenborough, or every TV astronomer resembling Creator/CarlSagan[[note]]Averted; Sagan was ''notoriously'' litigious regarding his public image.[[/note]] We give it another five to ten years before they start basing characters off [[Series/CrocodileHunter Steve Irwin]] (without it being a direct parody of him, that is). Compare WildlifeCommentarySpoof, of which this is a component.
22nd Mar '17 1:15:45 AM StFan
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* [[http://www.coolfrenchcomics.com/submerman.htm Submerman]], a French comic from the 1960s and 70s, had the Cousteau-expy Captain Gougon as an ally of the [[ApparentlyHumanMerfolk Apparently Human Merman]] hero.

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* [[http://www.coolfrenchcomics.com/submerman.htm Submerman]], a French comic from the 1960s and 70s, had the Cousteau-expy Captain Gougon Goujon as an ally of the [[ApparentlyHumanMerfolk Apparently Human Merman]] hero.



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* In ''Hardcore Entertainment presents 'Seven Does Voyager''', [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Captain Janeway]] watches the distant descendent of David Attenborough present a documentary on tribbles, only to be rapidly buried under a pile of the {{Explosive Breeder}}s.

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* In ''Hardcore Entertainment presents 'Seven "Seven Does Voyager''', Voyager"'', [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Captain Janeway]] watches the distant descendent of David Attenborough present a documentary on tribbles, only to be rapidly buried under a pile of the {{Explosive Breeder}}s.
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* ''Film/TheLifeAquaticWithSteveZissou''. Cousteau is explicitly mentioned as a rival at one point. (He does not, however, speak with a French accent at all.)

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* ''Film/TheLifeAquaticWithSteveZissou''. Cousteau is explicitly mentioned as a rival of Steve Zissou at one point. (He does not, however, speak with a French accent at all.)



* A [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08DlsAKxG1Y sketch]] from ''Series/TheBenStillerShow'' features Andy Dick as an alcoholic CloudCuckooLander version of Cousteau who does bizarre impressions of manatees.
* ''Series/SesameStreet'' featured a sketch with "Captain Elmo Cousteau", who went exploring the depths of the ocean for "the treasure of the missing soap".

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* A [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08DlsAKxG1Y sketch]] from ''Series/TheBenStillerShow'' features Andy Dick as an alcoholic CloudCuckooLander {{Cloudcuckoolander}} version of Cousteau who does bizarre impressions of manatees.
* ''Series/SesameStreet'' featured a sketch with "Captain Elmo Cousteau", who went exploring the depths of the ocean for "the treasure of the missing soap".
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* ''Series/SesameStreet'' features a sketch with "Captain Elmo Cousteau", who goes exploring the depths of the ocean for "the treasure of the missing soap".
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* Not a marine biologist, but the narrator in one of the Wizards of the Coast videos for 4th Edition ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' uses a silly french accent and speaks as though he's describing a "rare species" (D&D Players)

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* Not a marine biologist, but the narrator in one of the Wizards of the Coast videos for 4th Edition ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' uses a silly french French accent and speaks as though he's describing a "rare species" (D&D Players)(''D&D'' Players).



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* The French-accented narrator from ''WesternAnimation/{{SpongeBob SquarePants}}''.

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* The French-accented narrator from ''WesternAnimation/{{SpongeBob SquarePants}}''.''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''.



* The French Guy on ''WesternAnimation/{{Sealab 2021}}'', whose lines were always subtitled even though he spoke in JustAStupidAccent. "For me, ze ocean was a return to the womb."
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/MuppetBabies'' had Gonzo pretend to be Jacques Cousteau.
* In ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'', Fifi la Fume '''naturally''' does one hunting for the [[EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench "mysterious Sea Minkee (monkey.)"]] Only slightly subverted in that Fifi stayed high and dry with Plucky and Hamton in the boat while ''Elmyra'' does all the chasing.
* In the episode of ''Literature/{{Babar}}'' where a sea serpent is discovered in Celesteville's lake, Babar calls in an old friend to investigate—a bird based on Jacques Cousteau who rambles on about "ze astonishing wondairs of ze deep" at every opportunity.
* ''WesternAnimation/EekTheCat'' has a maritime episode centred around one Jaques Le Duck.

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* The French Guy on ''WesternAnimation/{{Sealab 2021}}'', ''WesternAnimation/Sealab2021'', whose lines were always subtitled even though he spoke in JustAStupidAccent. "For me, ze ocean was a return to the womb."
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/MuppetBabies'' had has Gonzo pretend to be Jacques Cousteau.
* In ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'', Fifi la Fume '''naturally''' does one hunting for the [[EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench "mysterious Sea Minkee (monkey.)"]] (monkey)"]]. Only slightly subverted in that Fifi stayed high and dry with Plucky and Hamton in the boat while ''Elmyra'' does all the chasing.
* In the episode of ''Literature/{{Babar}}'' where a sea serpent is discovered in Celesteville's lake, Babar calls in an old friend to investigate—a investigate -- a bird based on Jacques Cousteau who rambles on about "ze astonishing wondairs of ze deep" at every opportunity.
* ''WesternAnimation/EekTheCat'' has a maritime episode centred centered around one Jaques Le Duck.



12th Feb '17 4:49:47 AM Morgenthaler
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* Ogden Edsl, a novelty music act which gained recognition on the DrDemento Show, released a skit called "Jean Paul" which also featured a Cousteau impersonator.

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* Ogden Edsl, a novelty music act which gained recognition on the DrDemento Creator/DrDemento Show, released a skit called "Jean Paul" which also featured a Cousteau impersonator.
2nd Jul '16 2:23:55 PM JackG
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* ''Plan 7 of 9 from Outer Space''. Captain Proton makes contact with the FishPeople of Deep Sea Nine -- a frog-like humanoid wearing a red watch cap.

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* ''Plan 7 of 9 from Outer Space''. [[Film/TheAdventuresOfCaptainProton Captain Proton Proton]] makes contact with the FishPeople of Deep Sea Nine -- a frog-like humanoid wearing a red watch cap.
23rd Jun '16 8:05:14 AM KaiYves
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* A 2013 advertisement for Sea World features a young boy walking around Sea World while spouting on about how beautiful the ocean is. He's wearing Cousteau's trademark blue button-up shirt and red knit watchcap.

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* [[https://www.ispot.tv/ad/7wrt/seaworld-the-sea A 2013 advertisement advertisement]] for Sea World SeaWorld features a young boy walking around Sea World while spouting on about how beautiful the ocean is. He's wearing Cousteau's trademark blue button-up shirt and red knit watchcap.
18th Jun '16 9:31:45 AM KaiYves
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* [[http://www.coolfrenchcomics.com/submerman.htm Submerman]], a French comic from the 1960s and 70s, had the Cousteau-expy Captain Gougon hero, as an ally of the [[ApparentlyHumanMerfolk Apparently Human Merman]] hero.

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* [[http://www.coolfrenchcomics.com/submerman.htm Submerman]], a French comic from the 1960s and 70s, had the Cousteau-expy Captain Gougon hero, as an ally of the [[ApparentlyHumanMerfolk Apparently Human Merman]] hero.
18th Jun '16 9:31:17 AM KaiYves
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* [[http://www.coolfrenchcomics.com/submerman.htm Submerman]], a French comic from the 1960s and 70s, had the Cousteau-expy Captain Gougon hero, as an ally of the [[ApparentlyHumanMerfolk Apparently Human Merman]] hero.
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19th Apr '16 6:14:10 AM RainingMetal
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* ''VideoGame/BackToTheFutureTheGame'' has Jacques Douteux, a diver at the science exhibition in Episode 5. [[spoiler:His suit is taken by Doc Brown as a disguise]].
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27th Mar '16 9:26:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''TheLifeAquaticWithSteveZissou''. Cousteau is explicitly mentioned as a rival at one point. (He does not, however, speak with a French accent at all.)
* The AM Today segment of ''TheKentuckyFriedMovie'' features a marine biologist with a French accent talking about the poisonous fish, clearly meant as a Cousteau {{Expy}}, and used for all sorts of [[VisibleBoomMic Boom Mic Gags]].

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* ''TheLifeAquaticWithSteveZissou''.''Film/TheLifeAquaticWithSteveZissou''. Cousteau is explicitly mentioned as a rival at one point. (He does not, however, speak with a French accent at all.)
* The AM Today segment of ''TheKentuckyFriedMovie'' ''Film/TheKentuckyFriedMovie'' features a marine biologist with a French accent talking about the poisonous fish, clearly meant as a Cousteau {{Expy}}, and used for all sorts of [[VisibleBoomMic Boom Mic Gags]].
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