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26th Mar '17 11:04:11 AM fruitstripegum
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* ''[[Film/Garfield Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties]]'' has this as its main plot, with Garfield being mistaken for an identical cat (named Prince, amusingly enough) who has just inherited his eccentric owner's estate. Played with on Garfield's end: he doesn't have to ''act'' like Prince, he just has to ''look'' like him, and stick around long enough for the paperwork to be signed so that the estate doesn't fall into the hands of [[EvilChancellor Lord Dargis]].

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* ''[[Film/Garfield ''[[Film/{{Garfield}} Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties]]'' has this as its main plot, with Garfield being mistaken for an identical cat (named Prince, amusingly enough) who has just inherited his eccentric owner's estate. Played with on Garfield's end: he doesn't have to ''act'' like Prince, he just has to ''look'' like him, and stick around long enough for the paperwork to be signed so that the estate doesn't fall into the hands of [[EvilChancellor Lord Dargis]].
11th Mar '17 7:56:06 AM fruitstripegum
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* The Barbie film ''WesternAnimation/BarbieInThePrincessAndThePauper'' had a near identical double pretend to be the princess with the help of a wig.

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* The Barbie film ''WesternAnimation/BarbieInThePrincessAndThePauper'' had a near identical double pretend to be the princess with the help of a wig. The plot was later resused in ''WesternAnimation/BarbieAsThePrincessAndThePopstar''.
4th Mar '17 10:55:18 AM nombretomado
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Comes from the story ''Literature/ThePrinceAndThePauper'' by MarkTwain, and is regularly used in Disney TV movies, but not commonly in TV episodes, unless twins are involved.

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Comes from the story ''Literature/ThePrinceAndThePauper'' by MarkTwain, Creator/MarkTwain, and is regularly used in Disney TV movies, but not commonly in TV episodes, unless twins are involved.
27th Nov '16 2:36:34 PM nombretomado
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* Happens in the ''{{Narnia}}'' book ''The Horse and His Boy'', with Shasta and Corin. It turns out, though, that [[spoiler:the "pauper" is actually the rightful prince, and the "prince" is just his few-minutes-younger identical twin. Said twin is ''happy'' to find this out because it means he doesn't have to bother with the responsibility of being king.]]

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* Happens in the ''{{Narnia}}'' ''[[Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia Narnia]]'' book ''The Horse and His Boy'', ''Literature/TheHorseAndHisBoy'', with Shasta and Corin. It turns out, though, that [[spoiler:the "pauper" is actually the rightful prince, and the "prince" is just his few-minutes-younger identical twin. Said twin is ''happy'' to find this out because it means he doesn't have to bother with the responsibility of being king.]]
21st Sep '16 4:19:50 AM F1Krazy
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* ''[[Film/Garfield Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties]]'' has this as its main plot, with Garfield being mistaken for an identical cat (named Prince, amusingly enough) who has just inherited his eccentric owner's estate. Played with on Garfield's end: he doesn't have to ''act'' like Prince, he just has to ''look'' like him, and stick around long enough for the paperwork to be signed so that the estate doesn't fall into the hands of [[EvilChancellor Lord Dargis]].



* ''Film/ClassAct'' has a juvenile delinquent and a genius high school student end up swapping roles when their pictures are swopped on their school records.

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* ''Film/ClassAct'' has a juvenile delinquent and a genius high school student end up swapping roles when their pictures are swopped swapped on their school records.
19th Sep '16 4:47:44 PM nombretomado
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* In one {{Archie comic|s}}, Lil Archie agrees to take the place of a weary prince who is identical to him. Lil Archie then successfully puts down an uprising, while the Prince is off enjoying his freedom.

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* In one {{Archie Franchise/{{Archie comic|s}}, Lil Archie agrees to take the place of a weary prince who is identical to him. Lil Archie then successfully puts down an uprising, while the Prince is off enjoying his freedom.
21st Aug '16 10:58:24 PM LaptopGuy
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* This was the premise of a reality show called ''A Walk in Your Shoes''. Two kids from different backgrounds got to take someone else's role for a day. For example, one episode had a girl who lived by the ocean switch with a boy from the Arizona desert. It even went into very serious topics like Muslims, AIDS, and teen parenting.
29th Apr '16 10:27:03 AM spectertv
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* The ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' episode "Dawn of a Royal Day!" (pictured above) had Dawn trade places with Princess Salvia - who wanted to participate in a Pokémon contest - who then gave her Togekiss to Dawn to gain experience as she traveled.

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* The ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' episode "Dawn of a Royal Day!" (pictured above) had Dawn trade places with Princess Salvia - who wanted to participate in a Pokémon contest - who then gave her Togekiss to Dawn to gain experience as she traveled.
15th Apr '16 12:18:43 PM luiz4200
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* ''WesternAnimation/SofiaTheFirst'': Clover is Princess Sofia's bunny and Barley is a stray. They accidentally switch places in "Bunny Swap".
30th Jan '16 10:25:52 PM MHarrington
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* Candace did it in the ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' episode "Make Play".

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* Candace did it in In the ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' episode "Make Play".Play", Candace meets -- and trades places with -- Princess Baldegunde of Drusselstein.
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