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24th Sep '17 2:46:37 PM nombretomado
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* If you can't afford Sir BenKingsley, Creator/ErickAvari will do in a pinch.

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* If you can't afford Sir BenKingsley, Creator/BenKingsley, Creator/ErickAvari will do in a pinch.



* BenKingsley himself is a viable substitute for early actor Creator/GeorgesMelies of ''Film/ATripToTheMoon'' fame, especially since the man himself is long dead. He played [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0617588/ Méliès]] in Creator/MartinScorsese's film ''Film/{{Hugo}}''.

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* BenKingsley Creator/BenKingsley himself is a viable substitute for early actor Creator/GeorgesMelies of ''Film/ATripToTheMoon'' fame, especially since the man himself is long dead. He played [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0617588/ Méliès]] in Creator/MartinScorsese's film ''Film/{{Hugo}}''.
24th Sep '17 1:02:07 PM Xavon
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** According to the first FamilyGuy StarWars parody, Music/DannyElfman is now the poor man's JohnWilliams.
24th Sep '17 12:27:29 PM GrammarNavi
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* Nicholas Farrell makes a good substitute for BillNighy. He's been in ''Film/ChariotsOfFire'', ''Series/FoylesWar'', ''{{Series/Torchwood}}'', ''Film/PearlHarbor'', and ''Series/TheChoir'', to name a few.

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* Nicholas Farrell makes a good substitute for BillNighy.Creator/BillNighy. He's been in ''Film/ChariotsOfFire'', ''Series/FoylesWar'', ''{{Series/Torchwood}}'', ''Film/PearlHarbor'', and ''Series/TheChoir'', to name a few.
22nd Sep '17 5:35:51 AM jormis29
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* Can't get Lea Salonga, Creator/{{Disney}}? Don't worry, there's always Liz Callaway.

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* Can't get Lea Salonga, Creator/LeaSalonga, Creator/{{Disney}}? Don't worry, there's always Liz Callaway.
10th Sep '17 8:11:09 PM Doug86
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'', Rusty refers to Baron Underbite as a "dime store DoctorDoom."

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'', Rusty refers to Baron Underbite as a "dime store DoctorDoom.Comicbook/DoctorDoom."
15th Aug '17 6:21:48 AM Andyroid
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* Downplayed in the pilot of ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' where Flintheart Glomgold is described as "the poor man's Scrooge McDuck... which to be fair, still makes him insanely rich."

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* Downplayed in the pilot of ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' where [[AlwaysSecondBest Flintheart Glomgold Glomgold]] is described as "the poor man's Scrooge McDuck...[=McDuck=]... which to be fair, still makes him insanely rich."
12th Aug '17 4:39:05 PM Gamermaster
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* Downplayed in the pilot of ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017'' where Flintheart Glomgold is described as "the poor man's Scrooge McDuck... which to be fair, still makes him insanely rich."
11th Aug '17 9:14:34 PM Drakkenmensch
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** When ExecutiveMeddling settled on ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'', Lorenzo Music walked out and Dave Coulier was brought in as a replacement, but this switch is widely considered as a JumpingTheShark moment for the series.
4th Aug '17 3:49:23 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Need ZacEfron but can't get a Zac Efron? Drew Seeley's your man! They don't actually look too much alike, but mister Seeley did Zac's signing bits in the first ''Film/HighSchoolMusical'' and toured with the cast (which is odd because Zac can actually sing). Since then he's been in a lot of lower budget tween friendly musical projects, the type Zac would have been perfect for it ''High School Musical'' hadn't somehow turned him into a known name.

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* Need ZacEfron Creator/ZacEfron but can't get a Zac Efron? Drew Seeley's your man! They don't actually look too much alike, but mister Seeley did Zac's signing bits in the first ''Film/HighSchoolMusical'' and toured with the cast (which is odd because Zac can actually sing). Since then he's been in a lot of lower budget tween friendly musical projects, the type Zac would have been perfect for it ''High School Musical'' hadn't somehow turned him into a known name.
17th Jul '17 9:17:56 PM Drakkenmensch
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'', Rusty refers to Baron Underbite as a "dime store DoctorDoom."
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