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22nd Aug '16 6:21:49 PM AnotherGuy
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** In fact, the Star Wars site ''supplied'' sound effects and quotes to fans to use in their homages and parodies. (Lucas has been seen wearing a "Han Shot First" shirt a few times, too.)
21st Aug '16 1:53:38 PM MarkLungo
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* Some fans wrote a parody of the ''LightNovel/BludgeoningAngelDokuroChan'' theme song, revolving around [[Manga/BlackButler Sebastian Michaelis]]. Then DaisukeOno found out about it, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gCpkudtEbE and recorded it]]

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* Some fans wrote a parody of the ''LightNovel/BludgeoningAngelDokuroChan'' theme song, revolving around [[Manga/BlackButler Sebastian Michaelis]]. Then DaisukeOno Creator/DaisukeOno found out about it, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gCpkudtEbE and recorded it]]



* Pretty much true of anyone who actually turns up in person to collect a RazzieAward, most notably Creator/HalleBerry.

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* Pretty much true of anyone who actually turns up in person to collect a RazzieAward, UsefulNotes/GoldenRaspberryAward, most notably Creator/HalleBerry.



** He has similar success with his unfocused pastiches, in which the song evokes the artist's style without having the same tune. Examples include Music/BenFolds playing piano on "Why Does This Always Happen To Me?", Dweezil Zappa playing guitar for the Music/FrankZappa-esque "Genius In France", Music/TheDoors keyboardist Ray Manzarek contributing to "Craigslist", and Taylor Music/{{Hanson}} playing piano on "If That Isn't Love". (and while Tress [=McNeille=] contributed to "Ricky", Toni Basil stated she'd gladly do the [[Series/ILoveLucy Lucy]] there)

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** He has similar success with his unfocused pastiches, in which the song evokes the artist's style without having the same tune. Examples include Music/BenFolds playing piano on "Why Does This Always Happen To Me?", Dweezil Zappa playing guitar for the Music/FrankZappa-esque "Genius In France", Music/TheDoors keyboardist Ray Manzarek contributing to "Craigslist", and Taylor Music/{{Hanson}} playing piano on "If That Isn't Love". (and while Tress [=McNeille=] Creator/TressMacNeille contributed to "Ricky", Toni Basil stated she'd gladly do the [[Series/ILoveLucy Lucy]] there)



* GeorgeHarrison appeared in ''TheRutles''.

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* GeorgeHarrison Music/GeorgeHarrison appeared in ''TheRutles''.''Music/TheRutles''.



* In 1995, a Twin Cities (Minnesota) DJ recorded a parody of Music/ShaniaTwain's BreakthroughHit "Any Man of Mine" titled "Any Gal of Mine". Twain herself provides a spoken-word intro at the beginning.
* ''Theatre/ForbiddenBroadway Vol. 3'' had the real CarolChanning interrupting an impersonator of herself to provide advice.

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* In 1995, a Twin Cities (Minnesota) UsefulNotes/TwinCities DJ recorded a parody of Music/ShaniaTwain's BreakthroughHit "Any Man of Mine" titled "Any Gal of Mine". Twain herself provides a spoken-word intro at the beginning.
* ''Theatre/ForbiddenBroadway Vol. 3'' had the real CarolChanning Creator/CarolChanning interrupting an impersonator of herself to provide advice.
19th Aug '16 1:29:30 PM Morgenthaler
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** JamesBrown arranged for Al to use the same stage set and backup performers from when he performed "Living in America" in ''[[{{Film/RockyIV}} Rocky IV]]'' for the parody version "Living with a Hernia".

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** JamesBrown Music/JamesBrown arranged for Al to use the same stage set and backup performers from when he performed "Living in America" in ''[[{{Film/RockyIV}} Rocky IV]]'' for the parody version "Living with a Hernia".
13th Aug '16 10:48:02 AM MarkLungo
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** Creator/JonHamm as Don Draper for both a ''Series/MadMen'' parody called "Two A-Holes At An Ad Agency in the 1960s" [[note]]That sketch even had ElizabethMoss and JohnSlattery from the actual series[[/note]] and a short film called "Don Draper's Guide to Picking Up Women."

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** Creator/JonHamm as Don Draper for both a ''Series/MadMen'' parody called "Two A-Holes At An Ad Agency in the 1960s" [[note]]That sketch even had ElizabethMoss Elizabeth Moss and JohnSlattery John Slattery from the actual series[[/note]] and a short film called "Don Draper's Guide to Picking Up Women."
13th Aug '16 10:47:27 AM MarkLungo
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** A ''Series/TwinPeaks'' parody featured featured Creator/KyleMacLachlan as a version of Dale Cooper who's having so much fun playing detective that he doesn't ''want'' to find out who killed Laura Palmer--so he ignores Leo Johnson's repeated confessions.

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** A ''Series/TwinPeaks'' parody featured featured Creator/KyleMacLachlan as a version of Dale Cooper who's having so much fun playing detective that he doesn't ''want'' to find out who killed Laura Palmer--so he ignores Leo Johnson's repeated confessions.
13th Aug '16 10:46:53 AM MarkLungo
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** A ''Series/TwinPeaks'' parody featured featured Creator/KyleMacLachlan as a version of Dazle Cooper who's having so much fun playing detective that he doesn't ''want'' to find out who killed Laura Palmer--so he ignores Leo Johnson's repeated confessions.

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** A ''Series/TwinPeaks'' parody featured featured Creator/KyleMacLachlan as a version of Dazle Dale Cooper who's having so much fun playing detective that he doesn't ''want'' to find out who killed Laura Palmer--so he ignores Leo Johnson's repeated confessions.
13th Aug '16 10:46:26 AM MarkLungo
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** Creator/JonHamm as Don Draper for both a ''Series/MadMen'' parody called "Two A-Holes At An Ad Agency in the 1960s" [[note]]That sketch even had Creator/ElizabethMoss and Creator/JohnSlattery from the actual series[[/note]] and a short film called "Don Draper's Guide to Picking Up Women."

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** Creator/JonHamm as Don Draper for both a ''Series/MadMen'' parody called "Two A-Holes At An Ad Agency in the 1960s" [[note]]That sketch even had Creator/ElizabethMoss ElizabethMoss and Creator/JohnSlattery JohnSlattery from the actual series[[/note]] and a short film called "Don Draper's Guide to Picking Up Women."



* Parodies of ''{{Series/Jeopardy}}'' and/or Alex Trebek are often accompanied by Alex himself.
* Creator/JimmyFallon's parody of ''Series/BreakingBad'' on ''Late Night With Jimmy Fallon'', "Joking Bad", features cameos from Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Creator/BobOdenkirk, the last actually playing the same character he does on the show.

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** A ''Series/TwinPeaks'' parody featured featured Creator/KyleMacLachlan as a version of Dazle Cooper who's having so much fun playing detective that he doesn't ''want'' to find out who killed Laura Palmer--so he ignores Leo Johnson's repeated confessions.
* Parodies of ''{{Series/Jeopardy}}'' ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}'' and/or Alex Trebek are often accompanied by Alex himself.
* Creator/JimmyFallon's parody of ''Series/BreakingBad'' on ''Late Night With Jimmy Fallon'', "Joking Bad", features cameos from Bryan Cranston, Creator/BryanCranston, Aaron Paul and Creator/BobOdenkirk, the last actually playing the same character he does on the show.
13th Aug '16 10:40:54 AM MarkLungo
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** Creator/JonHamm as Don Draper for both a ''Series/MadMen'' parody called "Two A-Holes At An Ad Agency in the 1960s" [[note]]That sketch even had Elizabeth Moss and John Slattery from the actual series[[/note]] and a short film called "Don Draper's Guide to Picking Up Women."

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** Creator/JonHamm as Don Draper for both a ''Series/MadMen'' parody called "Two A-Holes At An Ad Agency in the 1960s" [[note]]That sketch even had Elizabeth Moss Creator/ElizabethMoss and John Slattery Creator/JohnSlattery from the actual series[[/note]] and a short film called "Don Draper's Guide to Picking Up Women."
13th Aug '16 10:40:08 AM MarkLungo
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* Seminal British SaturdayMorningKidsShow Series/{{TISWAS}} [[note]](best known these days as Chris "''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire''" Tarrant's big break)[[/note]] had a regular skit with Creator/LennyHenry as "Trevor [=McDoughnut=]", a parody of famous ITV newsreader and noted {{Stoic}} Creator/TrevorMcDonald who would act as TheComicallySerious while getting CoveredInGunge. The actual Trevor [=McDonald=] apparently thought this was ActuallyPrettyFunny and made at least one cameo appearance on the program... and then ''he'' got CoveredInGunge as well. (''Everyone'' got CoveredInGunge on TISWAS. It was what they ''did''.)

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* Seminal British SaturdayMorningKidsShow Series/{{TISWAS}} ''Series/{{TISWAS}}'' [[note]](best known these days as Chris "''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire''" Tarrant's big break)[[/note]] had a regular skit with Creator/LennyHenry as "Trevor [=McDoughnut=]", a parody of famous ITV newsreader and noted {{Stoic}} Creator/TrevorMcDonald who would act as TheComicallySerious while getting CoveredInGunge. The actual Trevor [=McDonald=] apparently thought this was ActuallyPrettyFunny and made at least one cameo appearance on the program... and then ''he'' got CoveredInGunge as well. (''Everyone'' got CoveredInGunge on TISWAS. It was what they ''did''.)
7th Aug '16 5:32:17 AM mhnospa
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** Creator/MartinFreeman as a character that was simultaneously Tim and Bilbo in a sketch set in an [[Series/TheOfficeUK office]] in [[Film/TheHobbit Middle Earth]], with a boss who dresses like Gandalf but talks like David Brent.
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