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21st May '17 7:45:26 PM Ezclee4050
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* Music/BigStar (US) / [=Badfinger=] (UK): Power pop pioneers.

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* Music/BigStar (US) / [=Badfinger=] (UK): Power Ill-fated power pop pioneers.
12th May '17 8:32:45 AM YesThatSusanDavis
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* ''Series/TopGear'' (UK) / ''[[Series/TopGearUS Top Gear]]'' (US) / ''Top Gear'' (AUS)/ "Top Gear" (KOR): Three hosts chat about cars and driving them. HilarityEnsues.

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* ''Series/TopGear'' (UK) / ''Series/TheGrandTour'' (US) / ''[[Series/TopGearUS Top Gear]]'' (US) / ''Top Gear'' (AUS)/ "Top Gear" (KOR): Three hosts chat about cars and driving them. HilarityEnsues.
12th May '17 7:29:23 AM Freezer
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* ''Series/SpittingImage'' (UK) / ''D.C. Follies'' (US): Political satire, with puppets. ''Spitting Image'' is a beloved CultClassic. ''Follies'' is a trivia question.
24th Apr '17 11:04:15 AM Kitchen90
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* ''Series/SesameStreet'' (US)/ ''Series/{{Rainbow}}'' (UK): {{Muppet}}s teaching young children early learning skills.
19th Apr '17 10:33:06 PM KYCubbie
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* Creator/DonaldTrump (US) / Nigel Farage (UK): 21st century populist conservative figureheads.
* Brexit (UK) / Election of Creator/DonaldTrump (US): Right-wing nationalist movements that could have Earth-shattering consequences.

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* Creator/DonaldTrump UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump (US) / Nigel Farage (UK): 21st century populist conservative figureheads.
* Brexit (UK) / Election of Creator/DonaldTrump UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump (US): Right-wing nationalist movements that could have Earth-shattering consequences.
15th Apr '17 2:04:49 PM LaptopGuy
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* Music/BackstreetBoys (US) / Music/{{Westlife}}: Mega-boy bands of the late '90s without a real breakout star.
* Music/{{NSYNC}} (US) / Boyzone (UK): Mega-boy bands of the late '90s with a breakout star (Music/JustinTimberlake and Ronan Keating, respectively)



* Music/KateBush (UK) / Music/ToriAmos (US): eccentric female singer-songwriters with devoted cult followings.
* Music/PinkFloyd (UK) / Music/TheGratefulDead (US): PsychedelicRock bands who became known for their influential live performances. They also started around the same time.

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* Music/KateBush (UK) / Music/{{Bjork}} (Iceland) / Music/ToriAmos (US): eccentric female singer-songwriters with devoted cult followings.
* Music/PinkFloyd (UK) / Music/TheGratefulDead (US): PsychedelicRock bands who had limited chart success but became known for their influential live performances. They also started around the same time.



* Music/JoniMitchell (Canada) / Sandy Denny (UK): Female singer-songwriters.

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* Music/JanisJoplin / Music/JoniMitchell (Canada) / Sandy Denny (UK): Female singer-songwriters.



* Music/JustinBieber (Canada) / Music/OneDirection (UK) / Music/FiveSecondsOfSummer (Australia): Globally popular teen idols of the 2010s social media generation who became superstars upon conquering the United States.
* The Housemartins (UK)/Music/BarenakedLadies (Canada): Melodic acoustic pop laced with (often scathing) humo(u)r, and an [[BlackSheepHit atypical song]] as their biggest hit (the a capella "Caravan of Love" for The Housemartins, the rap-heavy "One Week" for BNL).

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* Music/JustinBieber (Canada) / Music/OneDirection (UK) (UK/Ireland) / Music/FiveSecondsOfSummer (Australia): Globally popular teen idols of the 2010s social media generation who became superstars upon conquering the United States.
* Series/BigTimeRush (US) / Music/OneDirection (UK/Ireland): Early-2010s boy bands who made their name on a TV show. That being said, the latter were ''far'' more popular than the former.
* Music/ShawnMendes (Canada) / Music/EdSheeran (UK): Folky-pop songwriters of the mid-2010s who are popular with teen audiences.
* Music/LittleMix (UK) / Music/FifthHarmony (US): Girl groups founded on ''Series/TheXFactor'' who became very popular in their home country and also found lesser success across the pond.
* Music/OneDirection (UK/Ireland) / Music/FifthHarmony (US): Five-piece single-gender groups put together on ''Series/TheXFactor'' who ultimately finished in third place but were the most successful acts to ever come out of their respective country's franchise (or in the case of the former, ''any'' country's franchise).
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The Housemartins (UK)/Music/BarenakedLadies (UK) / Music/BarenakedLadies (Canada): Melodic acoustic pop laced with (often scathing) humo(u)r, and an [[BlackSheepHit atypical song]] as their biggest hit (the a capella "Caravan of Love" for The Housemartins, the rap-heavy "One Week" for BNL).



* Music/FleetwoodMac (started in the UK, but moved to the US) / {{Music/Abba}} (Sweden): Melodic '70s pop bands with two couples that broke up [[WorkingWithTheEx but still kept working together]].

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* Music/FleetwoodMac (started in the UK, but moved to the US) / {{Music/Abba}} (Sweden): Melodic female-fronted '70s pop bands with two couples that broke up [[WorkingWithTheEx but still kept working together]].
7th Apr '17 3:57:49 PM nombretomado
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Typically, the older show is remade on the other side of ThePond. Most often, a UK show is remade in the US. In the case of foreign reality or game shows, this is because they are not usually aired by US commercial networks, and this allows American audiences to directly participate by becoming eligible contestants.

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Typically, the older show is remade on the other side of ThePond.UsefulNotes/ThePond. Most often, a UK show is remade in the US. In the case of foreign reality or game shows, this is because they are not usually aired by US commercial networks, and this allows American audiences to directly participate by becoming eligible contestants.



* ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'': improvisational comedy (same format and similar games on both sides of ThePond)

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* ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'': improvisational comedy (same format and similar games on both sides of ThePond)UsefulNotes/ThePond)



* Music/SnowPatrol (Ireland) / Music/TheFray (US): Soft rock bands heavily influenced by Music/{{U2}}'s stadium rock sound. Their most famous songs ("Chasing Cars" and "How to Save a Life" respectively) got massive boosts in popularity after being featured in Series/GreysAnatomy and peaked around the same late-2006 time frame. Each band is [[AmericansHateTingle widely successful in their home country]] but only known for their aforementioned most famous song across ThePond.

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* Music/SnowPatrol (Ireland) / Music/TheFray (US): Soft rock bands heavily influenced by Music/{{U2}}'s stadium rock sound. Their most famous songs ("Chasing Cars" and "How to Save a Life" respectively) got massive boosts in popularity after being featured in Series/GreysAnatomy and peaked around the same late-2006 time frame. Each band is [[AmericansHateTingle widely successful in their home country]] but only known for their aforementioned most famous song across ThePond.UsefulNotes/ThePond.



* UsefulNotes/{{Commodore 64}}, UsefulNotes/AppleII, or UsefulNotes/Atari8BitComputers (US) / UsefulNotes/ZXSpectrum or UsefulNotes/BBCMicro (UK): 8-bit home computers. (The C64 was still pretty popular across ThePond.)
* Commodore UsefulNotes/{{Amiga}} or UsefulNotes/AtariST (US) / UsefulNotes/AcornArchimedes (UK): 16-bit home computers. (The US computers were [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff much more successful]] on the other side of ThePond.)

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* UsefulNotes/{{Commodore 64}}, UsefulNotes/AppleII, or UsefulNotes/Atari8BitComputers (US) / UsefulNotes/ZXSpectrum or UsefulNotes/BBCMicro (UK): 8-bit home computers. (The C64 was still pretty popular across ThePond.UsefulNotes/ThePond.)
* Commodore UsefulNotes/{{Amiga}} or UsefulNotes/AtariST (US) / UsefulNotes/AcornArchimedes (UK): 16-bit home computers. (The US computers were [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff much more successful]] on the other side of ThePond.UsefulNotes/ThePond.)
31st Mar '17 9:25:56 AM erforce
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* Music/TheRunaways (US) / [=Girlschool=] (UK): pioneering all-female hard rock bands

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* Music/TheRunaways (US) / [=Girlschool=] Music/{{Girlschool}} (UK): pioneering all-female hard rock bands
1st Feb '17 11:30:49 PM jormis29
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* ''Series/EdgeOfDarkness'' (U.K.) / ''Film/EdgeOfDarkness'' (U.S.): A conspiracy thriller about nuclear cover-ups. Incidentally, made by the same director, Creator/MartinCampbell.

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* ''Series/EdgeOfDarkness'' (U.K.) / ''Film/EdgeOfDarkness'' ''Film/{{Edge of Darkness|2010}}'' (U.S.): A conspiracy thriller about nuclear cover-ups. Incidentally, made by the same director, Creator/MartinCampbell.
1st Feb '17 4:29:57 AM KYCubbie
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* Exxon gasoline (U.S.) / Esso gasoline (Canada) / Esso petrol (U.K. and almost everywhere else) / Petron (in Malaysia) [[note]]where Esso left the country due to a manufactured scandal by the corrupt government and had to sell its refinery and stations- Petron of The Philippines bought it up and rebranded them[[/note]].

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* Exxon gasoline (U.(most of the U.S.) / Esso gasoline (Canada) / Mobil gasoline (some U.S. regions) / Mobil petrol (Australia and New Zealand) / Esso petrol (U.K. and almost everywhere else) / Petron (in Malaysia) [[note]]where Esso left the country due to a manufactured scandal by the corrupt government and had to sell its refinery and stations- Petron of The Philippines bought it up and rebranded them[[/note]]. them.[[/note]]
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