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* Judy Holliday used this sort of voice when playing Billie Dawn in ''Born Yesterday''.

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* Judy Holliday Creator/JudyHolliday used this sort of voice when playing Billie Dawn in ''Born Yesterday''.''Theatre/BornYesterday''.
24th Jul '17 12:08:16 AM DastardlyDemolition
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** Igner (of Mom's three sons) can also qualify as this.

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** Igner (of Mom's three sons) can also qualify as this. The {{irony}} comes in when we learn his father is [[spoiler: Professor Farnsworth!]]
15th Jul '17 10:34:55 AM nombretomado
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** Parodied/subverted with Oxford "Ox" Haas, one of the soldiers Grampa Simpson served with in WorldWarII in "''The Curse of the Flying Hellfish.''" He spoke with this voice, and looked exactly like the kind of person who would.

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** Parodied/subverted with Oxford "Ox" Haas, one of the soldiers Grampa Simpson served with in WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII in "''The Curse of the Flying Hellfish.''" He spoke with this voice, and looked exactly like the kind of person who would.
13th Jul '17 4:40:06 PM Tambry161
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* Cosmo from ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' has an extremely high pitched voice. In fact, thanks to his {{Flanderisation}} from "goofy but smart" to "straight up idiot", his voice got progressively higher. In the original Oh Yeah! Cartoons shorts, he was pretty intelligent ( [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness probably even smarter than WANDA]] ) and had a deep and smooth voice. In first few seasons, when he was goofier and less intelligent, but not to terrible levels, he had higher voice, but it still had a natural tone to it. In later seasons, when he became TooDumbToLive, he has voice so high you would swear that either his [[TheOtherDarrin original voice actor got replaced]] or that his voice is digitally edited to sound like that.
6th Jul '17 5:45:02 PM nombretomado
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* Derby in ''ProfessorLaytonAndTheDiabolicalBox''.

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* Derby in ''ProfessorLaytonAndTheDiabolicalBox''.''VideoGame/ProfessorLaytonAndTheDiabolicalBox''.
24th Jun '17 11:02:23 AM DastardlyDemolition
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** Peter Browngardt, aka Uncle Grandpa, makes a guest appearance in the Season 11 episode "Patrick's Coupon" as the Ice Cream King and used Uncle G's voice. The similarity between the voices is uncanny.
12th Jun '17 7:58:40 AM StFan
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* Grimace from UsefulNotes/McDonalds commercials
* This [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjMUfIKktWU GEICO]] [[EverythingTalks talking pothole]] mixes ValleyGirl and a Southern drawl for her ditz voice.
** Subverted when 'she' reveals herself to not so much be a ditz, as much as a snarky inanimate object. "Cuz I'm a POTHOLE!"

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* Grimace from UsefulNotes/McDonalds commercials
commercials.
* This [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjMUfIKktWU GEICO]] [[EverythingTalks talking pothole]] mixes ValleyGirl and a Southern drawl for her ditz voice.
**
voice. Subverted when 'she' "she" reveals herself to not so much be a ditz, as much as a snarky inanimate object. "Cuz I'm a POTHOLE!"



[[folder:Abridged Series]]
* Sailor Venus of ''WebVideo/SailorMoonAbridged''.
* Tristan of ''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries''. But it does give him super strength!
** [[GentleGiant Zorc]] too.
** [[Anime/Yugioh5Ds Jack Atlas]] as well.
** Hobson as well, who also talks in HulkSpeak.
** [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair Miho]] from Season 0.
* Nappa from ''WebVideo/DragonBallAbridged'', as well as the Kanassan who gives Bardock the ability to see the future.
* Suzaku Kururugi of ''WebVideo/CodeMENT''.
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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]

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[[folder:Abridged Series]]
* Sailor Venus of ''WebVideo/SailorMoonAbridged''.
* Tristan of ''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries''. But it does give him super strength!
** [[GentleGiant Zorc]] too.
** [[Anime/Yugioh5Ds Jack Atlas]] as well.
** Hobson as well, who also talks in HulkSpeak.
** [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair Miho]] from Season 0.
* Nappa from ''WebVideo/DragonBallAbridged'', as well as the Kanassan who gives Bardock the ability to see the future.
* Suzaku Kururugi of ''WebVideo/CodeMENT''.
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[[folder:Anime and & Manga]]



* The French dub of ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' is notable for giving an extraordinarily nasal voice to ''Vegeta'' of all people. It's been theorized that not having read the entire story, the voice actors had originally expected him to be a generic cartoon villain, and thus gave him a generic cartoon villain voice; [[OhCrap cue]] HeelFaceTurn...
** It was never a "moron" voice though, more of a "evil schemer with permanent PsychoticSmirk" voice.
** Recoome of the Ginyu Force; the "dumb-as-nails PsychopathicManchild" vs "hammy sadist who's just toying with you" ratio depends on who's voicing him.

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* ''Anime/DragonBallZ'':
**
The French dub of ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' is notable for giving an extraordinarily nasal voice to ''Vegeta'' of all people. It's been theorized that not having read the entire story, the voice actors had originally expected him to be a generic cartoon villain, and thus gave him a generic cartoon villain voice; [[OhCrap cue]] HeelFaceTurn...
**
HeelFaceTurn... It was never a "moron" voice though, more of a "evil schemer with permanent PsychoticSmirk" voice.
** Recoome of the Ginyu Force; the "dumb-as-nails PsychopathicManchild" vs vs. "hammy sadist who's just toying with you" ratio depends on who's voicing him.



* Moose from Franchise/ArchieComics is written this way. He used to say "Duh-" before every line.
* Moe, the bully in ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', combined this with PaintingTheMedium - his speech bubbles were written in a childish scrawl.

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* Moose from Franchise/ArchieComics is written this way. He used to say "Duh-" "Duh--" before every line.
* Moe, the bully in ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', combined this with PaintingTheMedium - his speech bubbles were written in a childish scrawl.
line.



[[folder:Film - Animation]]
* Gus the Mouse from Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''Disney/{{Cinderella}}''.
* Whale hunter's assistant from ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfTheTitanic'' and its sequel.
* Br'er Bear in ''Disney/SongOfTheSouth''.
* Cubby from ''Disney/PeterPan''.
* The titlure WesternAnimation/{{Igor}}
* Sykes, Ernie, Bernie and Miss Sanchez from ''WesternAnimation/SharkTale''.
* The Big City Agent from ''WesternAnimation/TheTrumpetOfTheSwan''.
* Jon Heder provides one for the main character in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf6S9q-Modg ''Legend of Kung-Fu Rabbit'']].
* Willie the Giant in the "Mickey and the Beanstalk" segment of ''Disney/FunAndFancyFree''.
* Maleficent's mooks in ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'', as they [[DroppingTheBombshell Drop The Bombshell]] that they wasted more than fifteen years searching for a baby.
* Ammo and Governor Brandford in ''WesterAnimation/FreeBirds''.

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[[folder:Film - Animation]]
[[folder:Comic Strips]]
* Gus Moe, the Mouse from Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''Disney/{{Cinderella}}''.
* Whale hunter's assistant from ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfTheTitanic'' and its sequel.
* Br'er Bear
bully in ''Disney/SongOfTheSouth''.
* Cubby from ''Disney/PeterPan''.
* The titlure WesternAnimation/{{Igor}}
* Sykes, Ernie, Bernie and Miss Sanchez from ''WesternAnimation/SharkTale''.
* The Big City Agent from ''WesternAnimation/TheTrumpetOfTheSwan''.
* Jon Heder provides one for the main character
''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', combined this with PaintingTheMedium -- his speech bubbles are written in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf6S9q-Modg ''Legend of Kung-Fu Rabbit'']].
* Willie the Giant in the "Mickey and the Beanstalk" segment of ''Disney/FunAndFancyFree''.
* Maleficent's mooks in ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'', as they [[DroppingTheBombshell Drop The Bombshell]] that they wasted more than fifteen years searching for
a baby.
* Ammo and Governor Brandford in ''WesterAnimation/FreeBirds''.
childish scrawl.



[[folder:Film - Live Action]]
* This was lampshaded in Creator/JackieChan's ''Film/TheTuxedo''. Creator/JenniferLoveHewitt does a perfect impression of the BigBad's bimbo girlfriend's voice.
* In many film adaptations of ''Literature/OfMiceAndMen'', Lenny is often portrayed like this.
* Judy Holliday used this sort of voice when playing Billie Dawn in ''Born Yesterday''.
** Likewise, Broderick Crawford in the same movie uses the rough-and-tumble "big dumb guy" version. Of course, [[TruthInTelevision Crawford really spoke like that]]...
* Falkor from ''Film/TheNeverendingStory III''.
* Lina Lamont in ''Film/SinginInTheRain''.
* Nick in ''[[ThirtyMinutesOrLess 30 Minutes or Less]]''.
* Sam in ''Film/IAmSam''.
* Mira Sorvino played an rare ''low''-pitched female version of this in ''Film/RomyAndMichelesHighSchoolRenuion'', adopting a deep but very feminine drawl that made her character seem very slow witted.
* Napoleon's low-pitched voice and his brother Kip's higher-pitched one in ''Film/NapoleonDynamite''.

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[[folder:Film - Live Action]]
[[folder:Fan Works]]
* This was lampshaded in Creator/JackieChan's ''Film/TheTuxedo''. Creator/JenniferLoveHewitt Sailor Venus of ''WebVideo/SailorMoonAbridged''.
* Tristan of ''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries''. But it
does a perfect impression of the BigBad's bimbo girlfriend's voice.
* In many film adaptations of ''Literature/OfMiceAndMen'', Lenny is often portrayed like this.
* Judy Holliday used this sort of voice when playing Billie Dawn
give him super strength!
** [[GentleGiant Zorc]] too.
** [[Anime/Yugioh5Ds Jack Atlas]] as well.
** Hobson as well, who also talks
in ''Born Yesterday''.
HulkSpeak.
** Likewise, Broderick Crawford in the same movie uses the rough-and-tumble "big dumb guy" version. Of course, [[TruthInTelevision Crawford really spoke like that]]...
* Falkor
[[YouGottaHaveBlueHair Miho]] from ''Film/TheNeverendingStory III''.
Season 0.
* Lina Lamont in ''Film/SinginInTheRain''.
Nappa from ''WebVideo/DragonBallAbridged'', as well as the Kanassan who gives Bardock the ability to see the future.
* Nick in ''[[ThirtyMinutesOrLess 30 Minutes or Less]]''.
* Sam in ''Film/IAmSam''.
* Mira Sorvino played an rare ''low''-pitched female version
Suzaku Kururugi of this in ''Film/RomyAndMichelesHighSchoolRenuion'', adopting a deep but very feminine drawl that made her character seem very slow witted.
* Napoleon's low-pitched voice and his brother Kip's higher-pitched one in ''Film/NapoleonDynamite''.
''WebVideo/CodeMENT''.



[[folder:Literature]]
* Referenced in the novel version of ''Literature/FlowersForAlgernon''; Charlie notes that he had a stupid-sounding voice before [[spoiler:his increase in intelligence]], and he lapses back into it whenever [[InVinoVeritas he gets drunk]].
* Literature/{{Discworld}} trolls tend to have this type of voice. Detritus, the troll that tends to show up the most, says "dis," "dat" and "der" instead of "this", "that", and "the." (He also sometimes replaces "th" with "f", for example "fink" instead of "think".)
* M-O-O-N, that spells Tom Cullen from ''Literature/TheStand''.

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[[folder:Literature]]
[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* Referenced Gus the Mouse from Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''Disney/{{Cinderella}}''.
* Whale hunter's assistant from ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfTheTitanic'' and its sequel.
* Br'er Bear in ''Film/SongOfTheSouth''.
* Cubby from ''Disney/PeterPan''.
* The titlure WesternAnimation/{{Igor}}
* Sykes, Ernie, Bernie and Miss Sanchez from ''WesternAnimation/SharkTale''.
* The Big City Agent from ''WesternAnimation/TheTrumpetOfTheSwan''.
* Jon Heder provides one for the main character in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf6S9q-Modg ''Legend of Kung-Fu Rabbit'']].
* Willie the Giant
in the novel version "Mickey and the Beanstalk" segment of ''Literature/FlowersForAlgernon''; Charlie notes ''Disney/FunAndFancyFree''.
* Maleficent's mooks in ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'', as they [[DroppingTheBombshell Drop The Bombshell]]
that he had they wasted more than fifteen years searching for a stupid-sounding voice before [[spoiler:his increase in intelligence]], baby.
* Ammo
and he lapses back into it whenever [[InVinoVeritas he gets drunk]].
* Literature/{{Discworld}} trolls tend to have this type of voice. Detritus, the troll that tends to show up the most, says "dis," "dat" and "der" instead of "this", "that", and "the." (He also sometimes replaces "th" with "f", for example "fink" instead of "think".)
* M-O-O-N, that spells Tom Cullen from ''Literature/TheStand''.
Governor Brandford in ''WesterAnimation/FreeBirds''.



[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* This was lampshaded in Creator/JackieChan's ''Film/TheTuxedo''. Creator/JenniferLoveHewitt does a perfect impression of the BigBad's bimbo girlfriend's voice.
* In many film adaptations of ''Literature/OfMiceAndMen'', Lenny is often portrayed like this.
* Judy Holliday used this sort of voice when playing Billie Dawn in ''Born Yesterday''.
** Likewise, Broderick Crawford in the same movie uses the rough-and-tumble "big dumb guy" version. Of course, [[TruthInTelevision Crawford really spoke like that]]...
* Falkor from ''Film/TheNeverendingStory III''.
* Lina Lamont in ''Film/SinginInTheRain''.
* Nick in ''[[ThirtyMinutesOrLess 30 Minutes or Less]]''.
* Sam in ''Film/IAmSam''.
* Mira Sorvino played an rare ''low''-pitched female version of this in ''Film/RomyAndMichelesHighSchoolRenuion'', adopting a deep but very feminine drawl that made her character seem very slow witted.
* Napoleon's low-pitched voice and his brother Kip's higher-pitched one in ''Film/NapoleonDynamite''.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Literature]]
* Referenced in the novel version of ''Literature/FlowersForAlgernon''; Charlie notes that he had a stupid-sounding voice before [[spoiler:his increase in intelligence]], and he lapses back into it whenever [[InVinoVeritas he gets drunk]].
* Literature/{{Discworld}} trolls tend to have this type of voice. Detritus, the troll that tends to show up the most, says "dis," "dat" and "der" instead of "this", "that", and "the." (He also sometimes replaces "th" with "f", for example "fink" instead of "think".)
* M-O-O-N, that spells Tom Cullen from ''Literature/TheStand''.
[[/folder]]



[[folder: Theatre ]]

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[[folder: Theatre ]][[folder:Theater]]



[[folder:Web Animation]]
* ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'':
** Strong Mad from speaks in an extremely exaggerated version of this trope, PlayedForLaughs. Most of his dialogue is nigh-unintelligible growls, but if you listen closely he ''is'' saying actual words...probably. Homestar Runner himself is a (somewhat) more subdued version of this trope.
** Homsar. Dear God, '''''HOMSAR'''''.
* The two titular leads of ''WebAnimation/BamanPiderman''.
* Jimbob from ''WebAnimation/GEOWeasel'' speaks in a low-pitched voice.
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* Strong Mad from ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'' speaks in an extremely exaggerated version of this trope, PlayedForLaughs. Most of his dialogue is nigh-unintelligible growls, but if you listen closely he ''is'' saying actual words...probably. Homestar Runner himself is a (somewhat) more subdued version of this trope.
** Homsar. Dear God, '''''HOMSAR'''''.
* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick did it in her review of Film/SpiceWorld.
-->'''Mel B:''' Girl power, feminism, you know what I mean?
-->'''Chick:''' (in the stupidest voice she can manage) No. Do you?
* The two titular leads of ''BamanPiderman''.

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* Strong Mad from ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'' speaks in an extremely exaggerated version of this trope, PlayedForLaughs. Most of his dialogue is nigh-unintelligible growls, but if you listen closely he ''is'' saying actual words...probably. Homestar Runner himself is a (somewhat) more subdued version of this trope.
** Homsar. Dear God, '''''HOMSAR'''''.
* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick did it in her review of Film/SpiceWorld.
''Film/SpiceWorld''.
-->'''Mel B:''' Girl power, feminism, you know what I mean?
-->'''Chick:''' (in
mean?\\
'''Chick:''' ''[in
the stupidest voice she can manage) manage]'' No. Do you?
* The two titular leads of ''BamanPiderman''.
you?



* Jimbob from ''WebAnimation/GEOWeasel'' speaks in a low-pitched voice.



---> '''Burns''': How many of you are familiar with the concept of a "{{Tontine}}"?\\
''('''[[BeatPanel Beat]]'''; all stare at Burns silently, until Ox raises his hand).''\\
'''Burns''': All right, Ox. Why don't you take us through it?\\
'''Ox''': ''Duh'', essentially, we all enter into a contract whereby the last surviving participant becomes the sole possessor of...[[SophisticatedAsHell all them purty pictures]].

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---> '''Burns''': --->'''Burns:''' How many of you are familiar with the concept of a "{{Tontine}}"?\\
''('''[[BeatPanel Beat]]'''; ''[[[BeatPanel beat]]; all stare at Burns silently, until Ox raises his hand).''\\
'''Burns''':
hand]''\\
'''Burns:'''
All right, Ox. Why don't you take us through it?\\
'''Ox''': '''Ox:''' ''Duh'', essentially, we all enter into a contract whereby the last surviving participant becomes the sole possessor of...[[SophisticatedAsHell all them purty pictures]].
11th Jun '17 5:30:25 PM Tommypezman
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* Ammo and Governor Brandford in ''WesterAnimation/FreeBirds''.



* Nester, Momma, Paddy, Dan Duck and Paulie from ''WesternAnimation/ScaredySquirrel''.

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* Nester, Momma, Paddy, Buck, Dan Duck and Paulie from ''WesternAnimation/ScaredySquirrel''.


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* Gil from ''WesternAnimation/CloudyWithAChanceOfMeatballs''.
29th Apr '17 4:22:26 AM tropower
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* Scorpia from ''WesternAnimation/SheRaPrincessOfPower'' has one, though the character didn't seem particularly stupid.

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* Scorpia from ''WesternAnimation/SheRaPrincessOfPower'' has one, though the character didn't seem particularly stupid.[[note]]Furthermore, she doesn't have this voice in every episode.[[/note]]


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* ''WesternAnimation/RainbowBrite'' has Lurky, Murky DIsmal's hairy assistant.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}:
-->Duh, I am Mo-Ron.[[note]]A later episode calls him "Bo-Ron", which was eventually lampshaded in an even later episode.[[/note]]
9th Apr '17 6:26:28 PM AreYouTyler
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* Patrick Star from ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''.
* WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa talks in this voice all the time.
* Jack from ''WesternAnimation/TheNutshack''



* Patrick from ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''.



* The titled character of ''WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa'' and it's no joke, he really talks in this voice.
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