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19th Nov '16 11:02:03 PM Green_lantern40
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** The movie also played this straight by actually having Creator/BillPullman appear as a parody of his Peter Kirk character from ''Film/TheGrudge'', one of this movie's main targets.
19th Nov '16 6:47:59 AM DaibhidC
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* The ''Series/SesameStreet'' disco album ''Sesame Street Fever'' has an original TitleTrack which, as the name suggests, is a parody of "Night Fever" from ''Film/SaturdayNightFever''. The lead vocalist is [[Music/TheBeeGees Robin Gibb]].
2nd Nov '16 6:31:02 AM MarkLungo
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* The ''{{WesternAnimation/Rugrats}}'' episode "Sour Pickles" contains a ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'' parody that features Creator/JuneForay as the [[{{Expy}} expies]] of Rocky and Natasha.
* The ''WesternAnimation/DuckDodgers'' parody of ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' was directed by creator Creator/GenndyTartakovsky (who also makes a voice cameo) and features {{Creator/Mako}} as the voice of the Aku parody.

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* The ''{{WesternAnimation/Rugrats}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' episode "Sour Pickles" contains a ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'' parody that features Creator/JuneForay as the [[{{Expy}} expies]] of Rocky and Natasha.
* The ''WesternAnimation/DuckDodgers'' parody of ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' was directed by creator Creator/GenndyTartakovsky (who also makes a voice cameo) and features {{Creator/Mako}} Creator/{{Mako}} as the voice of the Aku parody.



* ''{{WesternAnimation/Freakazoid}}: For the '"WesternAnimation/JonnyQuest'' parody "Toby Danger", they got original cast members Don Messick and Mike Road to voice the parodies of their characters.
* Hanna-Barbera layout artist Ed Benedict, one of Creator/JohnKricfalusi's biggest influcences, worked on the two ''WesternAnimation/YogiBear'' shorts that he made.

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* ''{{WesternAnimation/Freakazoid}}: ''WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}'': For the '"WesternAnimation/JonnyQuest'' ''WesternAnimation/JonnyQuest'' parody "Toby Danger", they got original cast members Don Messick Creator/DonMessick and Mike Road to voice the parodies of their characters.
* Hanna-Barbera Creator/HannaBarbera layout artist Ed Benedict, one of Creator/JohnKricfalusi's biggest influcences, worked on the two ''WesternAnimation/YogiBear'' shorts that he made.
2nd Nov '16 6:27:44 AM MarkLungo
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)", Music/TheB52s parody their own "Love Shack" as "Glove Slap", while later episodes featured Jackson Browne and the Baha Men parodying their own respective work.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)", Music/TheB52s parody their own "Love Shack" as "Glove Slap", while later episodes featured Jackson Browne Music/JacksonBrowne and the Baha Men parodying their own respective work.



* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' has had several actors lend their voices to parodies of shows or movies they were in. Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross reprised their roles as Elise and Steven Keaton in a ''Series/FamilyTies'' parody, MarkHamill was Luke Skywalker in a ''StarWars'' parody, Creator/FrankWelker voiced Freddy in a ''ScoobyDoo'' parody, among others.
** Especially notable is the live-action re-enactment of the AllJustADream WhamShot from {{Series/Dallas}}, complete with Patrick Duffy and Victoria Principal reprising their roles!

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* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' has had several actors lend their voices to parodies of shows or movies they were in. Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross reprised their roles as Elise and Steven Keaton in a ''Series/FamilyTies'' parody, MarkHamill was Luke Skywalker in a ''StarWars'' parody, Creator/FrankWelker voiced Freddy in a ''ScoobyDoo'' ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'' parody, among others.
** Especially notable is the live-action re-enactment of the AllJustADream WhamShot from {{Series/Dallas}}, ''Series/{{Dallas}}'', complete with Patrick Duffy and Victoria Principal reprising their roles!



* The ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'' episode [[Film/TheGoonies "The Belchies"]] features a song in the end credits that's a send-up of "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough" sung by CyndiLauper.
* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Deep South" is set in Atlanta, Georgia, which is now a submerged city filled with mer-people. Helping to explain this is Music/{{Donovan}}, parodying his own song "Atlantis" as "Atlanta."

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* The ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'' episode [[Film/TheGoonies "The Belchies"]] features a song in the end credits that's a send-up of "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough" sung by CyndiLauper.
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* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Deep South" is set in Atlanta, UsefulNotes/{{Atlanta}}, Georgia, which is now a submerged city filled with mer-people. Helping to explain this is Music/{{Donovan}}, parodying his own song "Atlantis" as "Atlanta."
2nd Nov '16 6:25:38 AM MarkLungo
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* The staff at Funimation are good friends with Creator/TeamFourStar, and a few of them have even cameoed in ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged''; for example, Creator/KyleHebert plays Santa Claus in ''Christmas Tree of Might''. They've also hired some of the TFS staff for their work, most notably [=Takahata101=] playing one of the Create-A-Character voices in ''VideoGame/DragonBallXenoverse'' (where he essentially plays DBZA's version of Nappa).

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* The staff at Funimation Creator/{{Funimation}} are good friends with Creator/TeamFourStar, and a few of them have even cameoed in ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged''; for example, Creator/KyleHebert plays Santa Claus in ''Christmas Tree of Might''. They've also hired some of the TFS staff for their work, most notably [=Takahata101=] playing one of the Create-A-Character voices in ''VideoGame/DragonBallXenoverse'' (where he essentially plays DBZA's version of Nappa).
2nd Nov '16 6:24:17 AM MarkLungo
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* Creator/StanFreberg received permission to used the ''{{Series/Dragnet}}'' theme for the parody ''St. George and the Dragonet'', as Jack Webb was a fan of Freberg's comedy records.
** Additionally, when he saw how JimHenson was having puppets lip-sync to his records on his '50s show ''Sam and Friends'', he not only gave full approval, he also cameoed in one episode to complain about them using his records (only for Kermit to whack him with a baseball bat).

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* Creator/StanFreberg received permission to used the ''{{Series/Dragnet}}'' theme for the parody ''St. George and the Dragonet'', as Jack Webb Creator/JackWebb was a fan of Freberg's comedy records.
** Additionally, when he Freberg saw how JimHenson Creator/JimHenson was having puppets lip-sync to his records on his '50s show ''Sam and Friends'', he not only gave full approval, he also cameoed in one episode to complain about them using his records (only for Kermit to whack him with a baseball bat).
25th Oct '16 5:24:47 PM nombretomado
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** GeorgeLucas backed ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'''s [[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuyPresentsLaughItUpFuzzball Star Wars retellings]] as he's a fan of the show.

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** GeorgeLucas Creator/GeorgeLucas backed ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'''s [[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuyPresentsLaughItUpFuzzball Star Wars retellings]] as he's a fan of the show.
16th Sep '16 5:44:12 AM LinTaylor
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* The staff at Funimation are good friends with Creator/TeamFourStar, and a few of them have even cameoed in ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged''; for example, Creator/KyleHebert plays Santa Claus in ''Christmas Tree of Might''. They've also hired some of the TFS staff for their work, most notably [=Takahata101=] playing one of the Create-A-Character voices in ''VideoGame/DragonBallXenoverse'' (where he essentially plays DBZA's version of Nappa).
15th Sep '16 1:36:28 AM SutairuMasuta
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** Creator/AdamDriver portrayed his character Kylo Ren in a ''Film/TheForceAwakens''[=-meets-=]''Series/UndercoverBoss'' parody.
8th Sep '16 10:36:02 AM mhnospa
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** A parody mash up of ''Series/TheLoveBoat'' and ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' had Creator/PatrickStewart and Bernie Kopell playing their respective characters.

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** A parody mash up of ''Series/TheLoveBoat'' and ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' had Creator/PatrickStewart and Bernie Kopell playing their respective characters.characters - Stewart as the bald captain and Kopell (the Doctor from the Love Boat) parodying DeforestKelley's cameo in the pilot episode of Star Trek TNG as an elderly Dr [[TheMcCoy McCoy]].
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