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If the result of possession, it may be [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] with another character noticing that "You sound different...", but if so it will be shrugged off or explained away, and will generally otherwise be ignored. It will be noticed in body-swap cases only as the plot demands and most likely the audience is expected to believe that in-universe, the voices didn't switch over. Sometimes, however, [[VocalDissonance the other characters will notice the change]], and the swapped person [[HilarityEnsues will have to disguise their voice to sound like the person whose body they are inhabiting.]]

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If the result of possession, it may be [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] {{lampshade|Hanging}}d with another character noticing that "You sound different...", but if so it will be shrugged off or explained away, and will generally otherwise be ignored. It will be noticed in body-swap cases only as the plot demands and most likely the audience is expected to believe that in-universe, the voices didn't switch over. Sometimes, however, [[VocalDissonance the other characters will notice the change]], and the swapped person [[HilarityEnsues will have to disguise their voice to sound like the person whose body they are inhabiting.]]



VoicesAreMental is the "sound" aspect of MorphicResonance. See also EyesAreMental.

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VoicesAreMental This trope is the "sound" aspect of MorphicResonance. See also EyesAreMental.



* This was averted by ''a {{Hentai}} OVA'', fittingly called ''Body Transfer''. Plausibly enough the voices of {{Internal Monologue}}s remain the same from one body to another.



** Averted, however, in ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'' with [[spoiler:Goku Black, who turns out to be an alternate Present Zamasu who swapped bodies with Goku using the Super Dragon Balls and speaks with his voice - Goku is also shown speaking with Zamasu's voice in a scene showing the body swap process.]]

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** Averted, however, in ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'' with [[spoiler:Goku Black, who turns out to be an alternate Present Zamasu who swapped bodies with Goku using the Super Dragon Balls and speaks with his voice - Goku is also shown speaking with Zamasu's voice in a scene showing the body swap process.]]process]].



* Subverted in ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', where unlike the example with Mao above, Yoruichi's voice in human form and animal form differs [[spoiler:even sounding like they have completely different genders.]] HilarityEnsues once other characters (and the audience) figure this out.
** One {{Omake}} in which Rukia and Renji swap [[MeatPuppet gigai]] plays this completely straight.

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* Subverted in ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', where unlike the example with Mao above, Yoruichi's voice in human form and animal form differs [[spoiler:even sounding like they have completely different genders.]] genders]]. HilarityEnsues once other characters (and the audience) figure this out.
** One {{Omake}} [[BonusMaterial Omake]] in which Rukia and Renji swap [[MeatPuppet gigai]] plays this completely straight.



* Inverted very creepily in ''Manga/BlackLagoon'' with [[spoiler:Hansel and Gretel. ''Each takes turns being Hansel or Gretel,'' and when they switch identities, their voices switch too. When there is only one "twin" left, the voice switching is creeeeepy.]]

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* Inverted very creepily in ''Manga/BlackLagoon'' with [[spoiler:Hansel and Gretel. ''Each takes turns being Hansel or Gretel,'' and when they switch identities, their voices switch too. When there is only one "twin" left, the voice switching is creeeeepy.]]creeeeepy]].



* Happens in ''Anime/RahXephon'': [[spoiler:Ernst von Bähbem takes over the body of his "niece" Helena in order to survive just long enough to see the end of the world that he orchestrated. While in the body of a thirty-something woman, von Bähbem still talks with his raspy old man voice.]]

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* Happens in ''Anime/RahXephon'': [[spoiler:Ernst von Bähbem takes over the body of his "niece" Helena in order to survive just long enough to see the end of the world that he orchestrated. While in the body of a thirty-something woman, von Bähbem still talks with his raspy old man voice.]]voice]].



* This is averted in ''LightNovel/KokoroConnect'', where no indication is given of two characters switching bodies.
* Averted in the FreakyFridayFlip episode of ''Manga/FairyTail'', primarily because [[RuleOfFunny it's funnier that way]].



* [[InvertedTrope Inverted]] in a FreakyFridayFlip fanfiction of ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution'' in which each body uses the right voices for each body -- ''even the accents''. So using the body of someone German automatically gives one a German accent.

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* [[InvertedTrope Inverted]] {{Inverted|Trope}} in a FreakyFridayFlip fanfiction of ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution'' in which each body uses the right voices for each body -- ''even the accents''. So using the body of someone German automatically gives one a German accent.



* Happens at the end of ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' [[spoiler: after the credits when Prof. X reappears in the body of the mindless coma patient. It's {{Hand Wave}}d by the fact that the coma patient was [[AllThereInTheManual his twin brother.]]]]

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* Happens at the end of ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' [[spoiler: after the credits when Prof. X reappears in the body of the mindless coma patient. It's {{Hand Wave}}d by the fact that the coma patient was [[AllThereInTheManual his twin brother.]]]]brother]]]].



* In an episode of ''Series/{{Warehouse 13}}'', Pete and Myka switched bodies (thanks to an [[MonsterOfTheWeek artifact]]), but their voices [[{{Averted}} remained the same]]. To emphasis the switch, the actors (rather impressively) mimicked the other character's mannerisms.
* ''ElChapulinColorado'' redubbed ForTheLulz when swapping the High-Toned DamselInDistress and the baritone BigGuy. And when everyone got better, they did it again with one scientific and the [[RightHandCat Right Hand Dog.]]

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* In an episode of ''Series/{{Warehouse 13}}'', Pete and Myka switched bodies (thanks to an [[MonsterOfTheWeek artifact]]), but their voices [[{{Averted}} [[AvertedTrope remained the same]]. To emphasis the switch, the actors (rather impressively) mimicked the other character's mannerisms.
* ''ElChapulinColorado'' ''Series/ElChapulinColorado'' redubbed ForTheLulz when swapping the High-Toned DamselInDistress and the baritone BigGuy. And when everyone got better, they did it again with one scientific and the [[RightHandCat Right Hand Dog.]]



* Averted in an episode of ''Series/TheAvengers'' when two enemy agents switch bodies with Steed and Mrs. Peel. Sort of unavoidable, since the bad guys were supposed to be infiltrating British intellence.
* In ''Series/DoctorWho'' In the episode NewEarth when Cassandra possesses Rose and The Doctor (Constantly alternating between the two) Rose and The Doctor end up adopting Cassandra's accent.

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* Averted in an episode of ''Series/TheAvengers'' when two enemy agents switch bodies with Steed and Mrs. Peel. Sort of unavoidable, since the bad guys were supposed to be infiltrating British intellence.
* In the ''Series/DoctorWho'' In the episode NewEarth "New Earth" when Cassandra possesses Rose and The Doctor (Constantly alternating between the two) Rose and The Doctor end up adopting Cassandra's accent.



** ''Kingdom Hearts''" When Ansem possesses Riku. First he speaks with both voices their voices at once, then eventually only Ansem's.
** ''Kingdom Hearts II'': Riku has taken on Ansem's form. He has Ansem's voice till Sora discovers who he is. Then he drops the charade and suddenly has Mamoru Miyano's (Japanese) or David Gallagher's (English) voice!
** ''358/2 Days'': One of their more effective usees of this trope is with [[spoiler: Xion, a [[OppositeSexClone female]] [[CloningBlues Sora clone]] Using one of Kairi's voice actresses made TheReveal more shocking. The scene where she becomes physically identical to Sora]] while retaining her original voice makes effective for NightmareFuel.

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** ''Kingdom Hearts''" ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsI'': When Ansem possesses Riku. First he speaks with both voices their voices at once, then eventually only Ansem's.
** ''Kingdom Hearts II'': ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII'': Riku has taken on Ansem's form. He has Ansem's voice till Sora discovers who he is. Then he drops the charade and suddenly has Mamoru Miyano's (Japanese) or David Gallagher's (English) voice!
** ''358/2 Days'': ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts358DaysOver2'': One of their more effective usees of this trope is with [[spoiler: Xion, a [[OppositeSexClone female]] [[CloningBlues Sora clone]] Using one of Kairi's voice actresses made TheReveal more shocking. The scene where she becomes physically identical to Sora]] while retaining her original voice makes effective for NightmareFuel.



* Averted and played straight in ''[[NicktoonsUnite Nicktoons: Globs of Doom]]'' whenever BigBad Globulous Maximus speaks through WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants. First, it's merely [=SpongeBob=] acting evil; the second time, we start with evil [=SpongeBob=] who switches to Globulous' voice ''mid-sentence'' (which is the cue needed for JimmyNeutron to note that [[CaptainObvious he's speaking through him]] and for WesternAnimation/InvaderZim to complain about Globulous being a [[LargeHam larger ham]] than him. Yep.) and after that, it's a hammy Dee Bradley Baker "voicing" the yellow guy.

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* Averted and played straight in ''[[NicktoonsUnite ''[[VideoGame/NicktoonsUnite Nicktoons: Globs of Doom]]'' whenever BigBad Globulous Maximus speaks through WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants. First, it's merely [=SpongeBob=] acting evil; the second time, we start with evil [=SpongeBob=] who switches to Globulous' voice ''mid-sentence'' (which is the cue needed for JimmyNeutron [[WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius Jimmy Neutron]] to note that [[CaptainObvious he's speaking through him]] and for WesternAnimation/InvaderZim to complain about Globulous being a [[LargeHam larger ham]] than him. Yep.) and after that, it's a hammy Dee Bradley Baker Creator/DeeBradleyBaker "voicing" the yellow guy.



* Averted in the video game adaptation of ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'' part five. Near the end of the game, everyone switches bodies, but they retain the voice of the bodies owner. Their Stands swap with them, though.

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* Averted in the video game adaptation of ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'' ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' part five. Near the end of the game, everyone switches bodies, but they retain the voice of the bodies owner. Their Stands swap with them, though.



* When Momohime is being controlled by Jinkuro in ''MuramasaTheDemonBlade'' she still uses her own voice actor, but at a noticeably lower register. [[JapanesePronouns She also switches pronoun use to a pronoun commonly used by old men.]]
* ''VisualNovel/{{Remember11}}'' goes back and forth on this. When Kokoro and Satoru switch bodies, they retain the same voice actors (ie. Kokoro in Satoru's body still has Kokoro's voice), but the fact that people have trouble telling them apart, as well as things such as recordings made by Satoru-in-Kokoro's-body having Kokoro's voice, imply that their voices ''do'' stay with the bodies in-universe, but the player hears [[TranslationConvention them with the associated mind for convenience]].
* Both applied and averted in season 3 of Telltale's SamAndMax series, ''The Devil's Playhouse''. In episode 3, ''They Stole Max's Brain!'', [[spoiler:Sammun-Mak keeps his own voice when Sam places his brain in Max's body, while Max retains his own voice as a brain in a jar.]] However, in episode 5, ''The City That Dares Not Sleep'', [[spoiler:When Grandpa Stinky and one of General Skun-ka'pe's minions swap brains toward the end of the episode, their voices (as well as Grandpa Stinky's Scottish accent) remain with their original bodies.]]

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* When Momohime is being controlled by Jinkuro in ''MuramasaTheDemonBlade'' ''VideoGame/MuramasaTheDemonBlade'' she still uses her own voice actor, but at a noticeably lower register. [[JapanesePronouns [[UsefulNotes/JapanesePronouns She also switches pronoun use to a pronoun commonly used by old men.]]
* ''VisualNovel/{{Remember11}}'' goes back and forth on this. When Kokoro and Satoru switch bodies, they retain the same voice actors (ie.(i.e. Kokoro in Satoru's body still has Kokoro's voice), but the fact that people have trouble telling them apart, as well as things such as recordings made by Satoru-in-Kokoro's-body having Kokoro's voice, imply that their voices ''do'' stay with the bodies in-universe, but the player hears [[TranslationConvention them with the associated mind for convenience]].
* Both applied and averted in season 3 of Telltale's SamAndMax series, ''The Devil's Playhouse''. ''VideoGame/SamAndMaxTheDevilsPlayhouse''. In episode 3, ''They Stole Max's Brain!'', [[spoiler:Sammun-Mak keeps his own voice when Sam places his brain in Max's body, while Max retains his own voice as a brain in a jar.]] jar]]. However, in episode 5, ''The City That Dares Not Sleep'', [[spoiler:When Grandpa Stinky and one of General Skun-ka'pe's minions swap brains toward the end of the episode, their voices (as well as Grandpa Stinky's Scottish accent) remain with their original bodies.]]bodies]].



* In ''VideoGame/{{Puyo Puyo}} 7'', when Arle is [[spoiler:possessed by Ecolo]], she has her own voice. But when Satan [[spoiler: notices the fact that [[IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight Arle is possessed]], her voice changes to Ecolo's.]]

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Puyo Puyo}} 7'', when Arle is [[spoiler:possessed by Ecolo]], she has her own voice. But when Satan [[spoiler: notices the fact that [[IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight Arle is possessed]], her voice changes to Ecolo's.]]Ecolo's]].



* The various animal shapeshifters in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'' and ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' retain their voices while transformed in battle, albeit with a reverb added to it.
** It's used to rather unsettling effect in the latter game when the [[spoiler: Avatar goes on a berserk rampage in their dragon form following Mikoto's death]], their agonized screams being mixed into their bestial roars.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Fallout4}}'', [[spoiler:Nick Valentine briefly starts speaking as Kellogg, in his voice, as a result of residual signals after being connected to part of the latter's brain]]. Justified in that he's a [[ArtificialHuman Synth]].
* In an absolutely bizarre twist, ''VideoGame/TalesofSymphonia'' manages to play this straight, avert it, and play with it not only all in the same game, but all in the same SCENE.

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* The various animal shapeshifters in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'' and ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' retain their voices while transformed in battle, albeit with a reverb added to it.
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it. It's used to rather unsettling effect in the latter game when the [[spoiler: Avatar goes on a berserk rampage in their dragon form following Mikoto's death]], their agonized screams being mixed into their bestial roars.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Fallout4}}'', ''VideoGame/Fallout4'', [[spoiler:Nick Valentine briefly starts speaking as Kellogg, in his voice, as a result of residual signals after being connected to part of the latter's brain]]. Justified in that he's a [[ArtificialHuman Synth]].
* In an absolutely bizarre twist, ''VideoGame/TalesofSymphonia'' ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'' manages to play this straight, avert it, and play with it not only all in the same game, but all in the same SCENE.



*** This also applies to all of the female characters, depending on if you choose one of them in Flanoir, [[spoiler: when Mithos possesses them and takes them to Dherris-Karlan.]]

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*** This also applies to all of the female characters, depending on if you choose one of them in Flanoir, [[spoiler: when Mithos possesses them and takes them to Dherris-Karlan.]]Dherris-Karlan]].






** In universe, this can be justified by [[spoiler: Church actually being an A.I., and using the armor of his host to project his own voice rather than using the vocal chords of the host itself.]]

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** In universe, this can be justified by [[spoiler: Church actually being an A.I., and using the armor of his host to project his own voice rather than using the vocal chords of the host itself.]]itself]].



* Given that FreakyFridayFlip is one of many stock {{plots}} in Western animation, it might be easier to list the shows that avert or avoid this trope.

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* Given that FreakyFridayFlip is one of many stock {{plots}} in Western animation, Animation, it might be easier to list the shows that avert or avoid this trope.



* ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'' has this happen whenever someone is possessed, leading at least twice to one character arguing with themselves with two distinct voices.
** Like the temporary eye colour change of possessed people, it is somewhat confusing as to whether this is actually happening in the DP world or merely [[RuleOfPerception a cue to help the audience follow what's going on]]. The other characters never notice it, at any rate.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'' has this happen whenever someone is possessed, leading at least twice to one character arguing with themselves with two distinct voices.
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voices. Like the temporary eye colour change of possessed people, it is somewhat confusing as to whether this is actually happening in the DP world or merely [[RuleOfPerception a cue to help the audience follow what's going on]]. The other characters never notice it, at any rate.



* Averted in the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' episode "Send in the Clones", where the Beagle Boys impersonate Huey, Dewey and Louie with help from Magica De Spell, who later uses her magic to disguise herself as Mrs. Beakley. They have the appearances spot-on, but retain their true voices.

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* Averted in the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' episode "Send in the Clones", where the Beagle Boys impersonate Huey, Dewey and Louie with help from Magica De Spell, who later uses her magic to disguise herself as Mrs. Beakley. They have the appearances spot-on, but retain their true voices.



* Averted in the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' episode "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HINrM_Y8kEk&feature=channel_page The Great Brain Robbery]]", when ComicBook/LexLuthor and Franchise/TheFlash exchange bodies. They use the voices belonging to the bodies. The writing staff wrote the episode solely as an ActorAllusion for ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' fans, since live-action Lex and animated Flash are both played by Creator/MichaelRosenbaum. A significant portion of the episode's comedy also comes from the usually sinister vocal stylings of Lex's voice actor, Creator/ClancyBrown, playing the goofball Flash for an episode. Among the jokes that [[RuleOfFunny saved the episode]]:
--> '''Luthor (In Flash's Body):''' If nothing else, I can at least learn the Flash's secret identity. (''removes mask, {{Beat}}'') I have no idea who this is.
** It gets better, as Lex's regular voice actor performs a hilarious Flash in Lex's body trying very hard to ''sound'' evil but coming off as PokeThePoodle instead.
-->("Lex" tries to leave the men's room)
--> '''Dr. Polaris:''' Aren't you going to wash your hands?
-->'''Lex:''' No, because ''I'm evil.''
** Also averted in the episode "Dead Reckoning", where characters don't change voices when possessed by ComicBook/{{Deadman}}. They do, however, gain his accent and mannerisms.
* In ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'', when the girls were {{Freaky Friday Flip}}ped with the Professor, the Mayor, and Miss Bellum, they not only retained their voiced but their '''''[[PowersAsPrograms powers]]''''', too. Granted, it was mainly because as the Professor's TechnoBabble explained, they switched outer "layers" rather than their entire bodies being swapped.

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* Averted in the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' episode "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HINrM_Y8kEk&feature=channel_page The Great Brain Robbery]]", when ComicBook/LexLuthor and Franchise/TheFlash exchange bodies. They use the voices belonging to the bodies. The writing staff wrote the episode solely as an ActorAllusion for ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' fans, since live-action Lex and animated Flash are both played by Creator/MichaelRosenbaum. A significant portion of the episode's comedy also comes from the usually sinister vocal stylings of Lex's voice actor, Creator/ClancyBrown, playing the goofball Flash for an episode. Among the jokes that [[RuleOfFunny saved the episode]]:
--> '''Luthor (In Flash's Body):''' If nothing else, I can at least learn the Flash's secret identity. (''removes mask, {{Beat}}'') I have no idea who this is.
** It gets better, as Lex's regular voice actor performs a hilarious Flash in Lex's body trying very hard to ''sound'' evil but coming off as PokeThePoodle instead.
-->("Lex" tries to leave the men's room)
--> '''Dr. Polaris:''' Aren't you going to wash your hands?
-->'''Lex:''' No, because ''I'm evil.''
** Also averted in the episode "Dead Reckoning", where characters don't change voices when possessed by ComicBook/{{Deadman}}. They do, however, gain his accent and mannerisms.
* In ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'', when the girls were {{Freaky Friday Flip}}ped with the Professor, the Mayor, and Miss Bellum, they not only retained their voiced voices but their '''''[[PowersAsPrograms powers]]''''', too. Granted, it was mainly because as the Professor's TechnoBabble explained, they switched outer "layers" rather than their entire bodies being swapped.



* Notably averted in ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}''; Coldstone has three different personalities, all of which use Coldstone's voice with minor inflections when they're in control of the body. The female personality, the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3tHy08ZJ98&feature=related first time she controlled the body]], even said "My voice. It's different!" In a later episode, Puck switches the minds of various members of the cast (including all three of Coldstone's alternate personalities) and everyone's voice matches the body, rather than the mind, of the speaker.
** This is worked into the plots of said episodes, as it allows them to conceal which personality is in control of a body until TheReveal.
** Between those two it was sort of used, sort of averted when Wolf was possessed by the Viking Hakon, his ancestor. Both characters are voiced by Creator/ClancyBrown, and the ep was written to highlight his ability to [[TalkingToHimself talk to himself]] in the voice of either character, making possessed Wolf sound subtlely different from Wolf.
* Averted similarly in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' with Blitzwing, who also has three personalities and, bizarrely, associated faces; they use the same voice and accent (mostly, since Hothead actually has an [[TheAhnold Austrian]] rather than a German accent), but have remarkably different inflection.
** Averted again, later in "Where Is Thy Sting?": [[spoiler:Wasp tries to switch places with Bumblebee and one of the things he does is switch their voice processors. So after the switch Wasp has speaks with Bumblebee's voice while still maintaining his weird speech patterns and Bumblebee has Wasp's buzzing voice by still talks normally]].
** Speaking of ''Transformers'', played straight in the ''WesternAnimation/BeastWars'' episode "Possession" where Waspinator is possessed by Starscream's spark; he consequently sounds like a ''G1'' Starscream soundalike.

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* Notably averted in ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}''; Coldstone has three different personalities, all of which use Coldstone's voice with minor inflections when they're in control of the body. The female personality, the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3tHy08ZJ98&feature=related first time she controlled the body]], even said "My voice. It's different!" In a later episode, Puck switches the minds of various members of the cast (including all three of Coldstone's alternate personalities) and everyone's voice matches the body, rather than the mind, of the speaker.
** This is worked into the plots of said episodes, as it allows them to conceal which personality is in control of a body until TheReveal.
** Between those two it was sort of used, sort of averted when Wolf was possessed by the Viking Hakon, his ancestor. Both characters are voiced by Creator/ClancyBrown, and the ep was written to highlight his ability to [[TalkingToHimself talk to himself]] in the voice of either character, making possessed Wolf sound subtlely different from Wolf.
* Averted similarly in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' with Blitzwing, who also has three personalities and, bizarrely, associated faces; they use the same voice and accent (mostly, since Hothead actually has an [[TheAhnold Austrian]] rather than a German accent), but have remarkably different inflection.
** Averted again, later in "Where Is Thy Sting?": [[spoiler:Wasp tries to switch places with Bumblebee and one of the things he does is switch their voice processors. So after the switch Wasp has speaks with Bumblebee's voice while still maintaining his weird speech patterns and Bumblebee has Wasp's buzzing voice by still talks normally]].
** Speaking of ''Transformers'', played
Played straight in the ''WesternAnimation/BeastWars'' episode "Possession" where Waspinator is possessed by Starscream's spark; he consequently sounds like a ''G1'' Starscream soundalike.



* Also averted in the FreakyFridayFlip episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Pirates of Dark Water}}''. Probably for the sake of hearing the [[MixAndMatchCritters monkey-bird's]] voice do HulkSpeak.
* Happens in ''WesternAnimation/TaleSpin''. Baloo and Kit switch bodies and voices.
** Notably, it's shown that it's not just a case of RuleOfPerception but something ''other characters can notice'', as they had to trick Rebecca into thinking there was something wrong with her hearing.

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* Also averted in the FreakyFridayFlip episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Pirates of Dark Water}}''. Probably for the sake of hearing the [[MixAndMatchCritters monkey-bird's]] voice do HulkSpeak.
* Happens in ''WesternAnimation/TaleSpin''. Baloo and Kit switch bodies and voices. \n** Notably, it's shown that it's not just a case of RuleOfPerception but something ''other characters can notice'', as they had to trick Rebecca into thinking there was something wrong with her hearing.



* Averted in a FreakyFridayFlip episode of the 1980s version of ''[[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]''. Splinter and Shredder were swapped, but the voices stayed with the bodies.
* Played straight and averted with Deadman in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'': when he possesses Batman Deadman's VA speaks, but when he possesses Speedy, the same VA just imitates Deadman's New York accent.

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* Averted in a FreakyFridayFlip episode of the 1980s version of ''[[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]''. Splinter and Shredder were swapped, but the voices stayed with the bodies.
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''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'':
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Played straight and averted with Deadman in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'': when he possesses Batman Deadman's VA speaks, but when he possesses Speedy, the same VA just imitates Deadman's New York accent.



* Averted in the ''Westernanimation/TwoStupidDogs'' episode "Far-Out Friday". The dogs switch minds, but they still have the same voices. It's their mannerisms and the way they talked that switched.



* Averted in a ''WesternAnimation/LloydInSpace'' episode where Lloyd and Francine switched minds. The voices stayed with their respective bodies and only their personalities and mannerisms switched. Possibly done because Lloyd's genius friend Douglas would have noticed the obvious change in voice.
** Though oddly Lloyd admitting he switched minds with her, then through the rest of the episode acting like a 6 year old, then whining for his mother while in the fetal position did not tip Douglas off.

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* Averted in a ''WesternAnimation/LloydInSpace'' episode where Lloyd and Francine switched minds. The voices stayed with their respective bodies and only their personalities and mannerisms switched. Possibly done because Lloyd's genius friend Douglas would have noticed the obvious change in voice.
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voice. Though oddly Lloyd admitting he switched minds with her, then through the rest of the episode acting like a 6 year old, then whining for his mother while in the fetal position did not tip Douglas off.



* Ditto in ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents'' episode "Presto-Change-O", though you could just say it was due to [[AWizardDidIt the magical way they switched bodies]].

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* Ditto in ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents'' ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' episode "Presto-Change-O", though you could just say it was due to [[AWizardDidIt the magical way they switched bodies]].



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ultimate Spider-Man}}'' averts this when Spider-man and Wolverine switch bodies. Listening to Creator/SteveBlum do the panicked and snarky Spider-man in his Wolverine's voice is hilarious. It happens again later: Imagine Creator/FredTatasciore doing it in his Hulk voice! Also, in both these episodes, Creator/DrakeBell (Peter/Spidey, and ''not'' considered the best VA he's had, though it may be colored by fan reaction to the DenserAndWackier series in general) gets to [[HeReallyCanAct show his range]] a bit.
* Another aversion occurs in ''WesternAnimation/CaptainSimianAndTheSpaceMonkeys''. When Captain Simian and Shao Lin do their FreakyFridayFlip, each body keeps its own voice, but the voice actors imitate each others' distinctive cadences.
* Averted in ''WesternAnimation/TheReplacements'' episode "A Buzzwork Orange", where K and Dick switch bodies. As a result, Dick speaks with a British accent, while K sounds like [[WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}} Betty DeVille]].



* Averted in the "The Meteor" episode of ''WesternAnimation/SonicBoom''. Sonic and Eggman's bodies retain their voices after the GreenRocks swap them around.
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** Lampshaded when [[SeekerArchetype Dipper]] uses a potion to change his voice, [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Mabel]] immediately attacks the "[[WrongGenreSavvy body-stealing warlock]]" she assumes is possessing her brother.
** Played straight in "Carpet Diem". For most of the episode, it's just Dipper and Mabel. But towards the end, almost all secondary characters switch bodies many times over, which makes this trope more justified. It even applies when humans are possessing animals.
** Also played straight in "The Inconveniencing" with [[spoiler:Possessed!Mabel]].
** The trope was used again in "Sock Opera" when [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Bill Cipher]] [[DemonicPossession takes over Dipper's body]]. Averted when Bill [[spoiler:possesses Blendin in "Dipper and Mabel vs the Future" though]].
** Alternatively, one could argue that the voices were purely for the viewer's convenience in all cases, save for the one where Dipper voluntarily changes his voice. The reason for this is that not one of the characters in-universe react to someone having a different voice (aside form the aforementioned voluntary change, which isn't even a case of body-switching), hinting that their voice is dependent on their physical body, not their mind.

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** When Mabel is possessed in "The Inconveniencing", she has the voice of the ghost controlling her.
** Lampshaded when [[SeekerArchetype Dipper]] Dipper uses a potion to change his voice, and [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Mabel]] immediately attacks the "[[WrongGenreSavvy body-stealing warlock]]" she assumes is possessing her brother.
** Played straight The body-swapping in "Carpet Diem". For most of Diem" gives each body the episode, it's just Dipper and Mabel. But towards the end, almost all secondary characters switch bodies many times over, which makes this trope more justified.mind inhabiting it. It even applies when humans are possessing animals.
** Also played straight in "The Inconveniencing" Played with [[spoiler:Possessed!Mabel]].
** The trope was used again in "Sock Opera" when
concerning [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Bill Cipher]] [[DemonicPossession takes taking over Dipper's body]]. Averted when people's body]]: When the audience is shown the possession occurring (as happens to Dipper in "Sock Opera"), the body speaks in Bill's voice, but none of the characters notice the difference. When Bill [[spoiler:possesses Blendin possessing someone is a surprise ([[spoiler:Blendin in "Dipper and Mabel vs the Future" though]].
** Alternatively, one could argue that the voices were purely for the viewer's convenience in all cases, save for the one where Dipper voluntarily changes his voice. The reason for this is that not one of the characters in-universe react to someone having a different voice (aside form the aforementioned voluntary change, which isn't even a case of body-switching), hinting that their voice is dependent on their physical body, not their mind.
Future"]]), VoicesAreNotMental until TheReveal.
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* ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' found a way to convey this in a medium with no sound. In a story from ''Riverdale High'', Archie and Mr. Weatherbee switch bodies. Until they switch back, any speech bubble that comes out of Archie's mouth has a picture of Mr. Weatherbee inside, and any speech bubble that comes out of The Bee's mouth has a picture of Arch. The same motif applies to thought balloons.

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* ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' found a way managed to convey this in a medium with no sound. In a story from ''Riverdale High'', Archie and Mr. Weatherbee switch bodies. Until they switch back, any speech bubble that comes out of Archie's mouth has a picture of Mr. Weatherbee inside, and any speech bubble that comes out of The Bee's mouth has a picture of Arch. The same motif applies to thought balloons.
29th Sep '17 5:29:29 PM AHI-3000
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* Averted in the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' episode "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HINrM_Y8kEk&feature=channel_page The Great Brain Robbery]]", when LexLuthor and Franchise/TheFlash exchange bodies. They use the voices belonging to the bodies. The writing staff wrote the ep solely as an ActorAllusion for ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' fans, since live-action Lex and animated Flash are both played by MichaelRosenbaum. A significant portion of the episode's comedy also comes from the usually sinister vocal stylings of Lex's voice actor, ClancyBrown, playing the goofball Flash for an episode. Among the jokes that [[RuleOfFunny saved the episode]]:

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* Averted in the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' episode "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HINrM_Y8kEk&feature=channel_page The Great Brain Robbery]]", when LexLuthor ComicBook/LexLuthor and Franchise/TheFlash exchange bodies. They use the voices belonging to the bodies. The writing staff wrote the ep episode solely as an ActorAllusion for ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' fans, since live-action Lex and animated Flash are both played by MichaelRosenbaum. Creator/MichaelRosenbaum. A significant portion of the episode's comedy also comes from the usually sinister vocal stylings of Lex's voice actor, ClancyBrown, Creator/ClancyBrown, playing the goofball Flash for an episode. Among the jokes that [[RuleOfFunny saved the episode]]:



** Also averted in the episode "Dead Reckoning", where characters don't change voices when possessed by {{Deadman}}. They do, however, gain his accent and mannerisms.

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** Also averted in the episode "Dead Reckoning", where characters don't change voices when possessed by {{Deadman}}.ComicBook/{{Deadman}}. They do, however, gain his accent and mannerisms.
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* Shown in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "The Prisoner Of Benda", where virtually the entire cast, plus a washbucket and an Emperor, switch bodies but retain their voices. It's necessary, though, since the sheer amount of body-swapping would confuse anyone if they didn't keep their original voices. Additionally, it may be for the audience's benefit, since the characters still need to tell each other who's who. Considering at least 3 of the chars switching are played by Billy West...

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* Shown in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' episode "The Prisoner Of of Benda", where virtually the entire cast, plus a washbucket and an Emperor, switch bodies but retain their voices. It's necessary, though, since the sheer amount of body-swapping would confuse anyone if they didn't keep their original voices. Additionally, it may be for the audience's benefit, since the characters still need to tell each other who's who. Considering at least 3 of the chars characters switching are played by Billy West...Creator/BillyWest...
24th Sep '17 5:27:48 AM Neechan
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* In an absolutely bizarre twist, Tales of Symphonia manages to play this straight, avert it, and play with it all in one game.
** Played Straight: [[spoiler: When Colette is finally possessed by Martel, it's Martel's voice that is used.]] This also applies to all of the female characters, depending on if you choose one of them in Flanoir, [[spoiler: when Mithos possesses them and takes them to Dherris-Karlan.]]

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* In an absolutely bizarre twist, Tales of Symphonia ''VideoGame/TalesofSymphonia'' manages to play this straight, avert it, and play with it not only all in one game.
the same game, but all in the same SCENE.
** Played Straight: Straight:
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[[spoiler: When Colette is finally possessed by Martel, it's Martel's voice that is used.]] ]]
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This also applies to all of the female characters, depending on if you choose one of them in Flanoir, [[spoiler: when Mithos possesses them and takes them to Dherris-Karlan.]]
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* In an absolutely bizarre twist, Tales of Symphonia manages to play this straight, avert it, and play with it all in one game.
**Played Straight: [[spoiler: When Colette is finally possessed by Martel, it's Martel's voice that is used.]] This also applies to all of the female characters, depending on if you choose one of them in Flanoir, [[spoiler: when Mithos possesses them and takes them to Dherris-Karlan.]]
**Averted: For at least Zelos in the above scene if you have chosen him, his own voice remains.
**Played with: For Regal, BOTH voices are used, one over the top of the other.
12th Sep '17 8:33:46 AM CosmicFerret
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* Averted in the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' episode "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HINrM_Y8kEk&feature=channel_page The Great Brain Robbery]]", when LexLuthor and TheFlash exchange bodies. They use the voices belonging to the bodies. The writing staff wrote the ep solely as an ActorAllusion for ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' fans, since live-action Lex and animated Flash are both played by MichaelRosenbaum. A significant portion of the episode's comedy also comes from the usually sinister vocal stylings of Lex's voice actor, ClancyBrown, playing the goofball Flash for an episode. Among the jokes that [[RuleOfFunny saved the episode]]:

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* Averted in the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' episode "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HINrM_Y8kEk&feature=channel_page The Great Brain Robbery]]", when LexLuthor and TheFlash Franchise/TheFlash exchange bodies. They use the voices belonging to the bodies. The writing staff wrote the ep solely as an ActorAllusion for ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' fans, since live-action Lex and animated Flash are both played by MichaelRosenbaum. A significant portion of the episode's comedy also comes from the usually sinister vocal stylings of Lex's voice actor, ClancyBrown, playing the goofball Flash for an episode. Among the jokes that [[RuleOfFunny saved the episode]]:
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* In ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'', this trope serves as the {{Reveal}} that [[spoiler: Ra's al Ghul pulled a GrandTheftMe on his daughter Talia.]]
** It's a bit odd given that the body's real voice is also accessible.
*** Perhaps he practiced so as not to creep himself too much.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'', this trope serves as the {{Reveal}} TheReveal that [[spoiler: Ra's [[spoiler:Ra's al Ghul pulled a GrandTheftMe on his daughter Talia.]]
** It's
Talia]]. Though it's a bit odd given that the body's real voice is also accessible.
*** Perhaps he practiced so as not to creep himself too much.
accessible.



** Referenced when [[SeekerArchetype Dipper]] uses a potion to change his voice, [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Mabel]] immediately attacks the "body-stealing warlock" she assumes is possessing her brother.

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** Referenced Lampshaded when [[SeekerArchetype Dipper]] uses a potion to change his voice, [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Mabel]] immediately attacks the "body-stealing warlock" "[[WrongGenreSavvy body-stealing warlock]]" she assumes is possessing her brother. brother.



** Although the incident wasn't a body swap (more of a body theft), the trope was used again in "Sock Opera" when [[spoiler:[[OurDemonsAreDifferent Bill Cipher]] [[GrandTheftMe takes over Dipper's body]]]]. Averted when Bill [[spoiler:possesses Blendin in "Dipper and Mabel vs the Future" though.]]

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** Although the incident wasn't a body swap (more of a body theft), the The trope was used again in "Sock Opera" when [[spoiler:[[OurDemonsAreDifferent [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Bill Cipher]] [[GrandTheftMe [[DemonicPossession takes over Dipper's body]]]]. body]]. Averted when Bill [[spoiler:possesses Blendin in "Dipper and Mabel vs the Future" though.]]though]].
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* Played straight in ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks'' episode "Stinkmeaner Strikes Back". [[OurGhostsAreDifferent Colonel Stinkmeaner]] possesses Tom [=DuBois=], and Stinkmeaner's voice is heard whenever he takes direct control of [=DuBois=]. Humorously enough, both characters [[TalkingToHimself share the same voice actor]], Cedric Yarbrough.


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* Played straight in ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks'' episode "Stinkmeaner Strikes Back". [[OurGhostsAreDifferent Colonel Stinkmeaner]] possesses Tom [=DuBois=], and Stinkmeaner's voice is heard whenever he takes direct control of [=DuBois=]. Humorously enough, both characters [[TalkingToHimself share the same voice actor]], Cedric Yarbrough.
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