History Trivia / GeorgeOfTheJungle

19th Jun '16 10:07:21 AM AndyLA
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'''George ''(now played by Christopher Showerman)''''':''' Me new George. Studio too cheap to pay Brendan Fraser.

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'''George '''George''' ''(now played by Christopher Showerman)''''':''' Me new George. Studio too cheap to pay Brendan Fraser.
19th Jun '16 10:06:59 AM AndyLA
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* TheOtherDarrin: The sequel recast the roles of George, Ursula, and Ursula's mother; only Thomas Haden Church (Lyle) and John Cleese (Ape) reprised their roles from the first movie. It is said that Brendan Fraser was offered to come back but didn't want to go through the training process to get his body to the build needed for the role. He even came up with a joke for the movie that he would come back a bloated mess and be lured off the set by donuts, but it wasn't used.

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* TheOtherDarrin: The sequel recast the roles of George, Ursula, and Ursula's mother; only Thomas Haden Church (Lyle) and John Cleese (Ape) reprised their roles from the first movie. It is said that Brendan Fraser was offered to come back but didn't want to go through the training process to get his body to the build needed for the role. He even came up with a joke for the movie that he would come back a bloated mess and be lured off the set by donuts, but it wasn't used. Naturally, the movie makes fun of this:
-->'''Narrator:''' Huh? Wait a minute! Who the heck are you?\\
'''George ''(now played by Christopher Showerman)''''':''' Me new George. Studio too cheap to pay Brendan Fraser.
19th Jun '16 10:04:27 AM AndyLA
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* CastingGag: The woman who says she wishes she could meet a man like George is played by Afton Smith, Creator/BrendanFraser's wife at the time.
3rd May '16 6:08:46 PM smalltime
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*** In 2016 they started airing the 2008 series on Boomerang, [[BlatantLies advertising it as new episodes of the 2015 series]], [[TheyJustDidntCare despite the two shows being very different]].

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*** In 2016 they started airing the 2008 series on Boomerang, [[BlatantLies advertising it as new episodes of the 2015 series and using the opening and credits from the 2015 series]], [[TheyJustDidntCare despite the two shows being very different]].
22nd Apr '16 2:36:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy
** In the first and second movie, Lyle Van De Groot is Lowell from the SitCom ''Series/{{Wings}}''
** Thor is from the same sitcom, playing guest character R.J. Biggins.
*** Thor is ALSO Jerry Markovic from ER and Ben Thomasson from Men in Trees.
*** He's also a frequent voice actor in Robot Chicken, primarily the voice for Darth Vader
** Ursula's mother is Evelyn Harper. Her CoolOldGuy father, is none other than the sailor from the Old Spice commercials, and incidentally also [[Series/{{Friends}} Mathew Perry's]] father (the two in fact played father and son in Film/FoolsRushIn)
19th Apr '16 10:18:57 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatVoice
** In the film, Creator/JohnCleese is Ape.
** Also in the film, Creator/FrankWelker provides the sounds of a good majority of the animals: Ape's gorilla noises, Shep, the other gorillas, Tookie Tookie, and uses his [[Disney/{{Aladdin}} Abu]] voice for Little Monkey.
** In the new show, George is [[Franchise/{{Bionicle}} Teridax]].
** In the Japanese dub of the 2008 series
*** [[AnriKatsu George]] is [[Anime/DogDays Isuka Makishima]].
*** [[Creator/MieSonozaki Ursula and Tookie Tookie]] are [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Yugito Nii, Kokuoh]], [[VideoGame/StreetFighterIV Crimson Viper]] and [[Manga/GeGeGeNoKitaro Aoi]].
*** [[Creator/SakiFujita Magnolia]] is [[Music/{{Vocaloid}} Hatsune Miku]] and [[Manga/AttackOnTitan Ymir]].
*** [[DaikiNakamura The Narrator]] is [[VideoGame/SamuraiShodown Haohmaru]] and [[Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann Dayakka]].
** In the Hungarian film, Ursula is [[Anime/SailorMoon Sailor Jupiter]].
9th Apr '16 4:22:09 AM smalltime
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*** In 2016 they started airing the 2008 series on Boomerang, [[BlatantLies advertising it as new episodes of the 2015 series]], [[TheyJustDidntCare despite the two shows being very different]].
13th Feb '16 4:33:16 PM Prfnoff
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*** [[Creator/MieSonozaki Ursula and Tookie Tookie]] are [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Yugito Nii, Kokuoh]], [[VideoGame/StreetFighterIV Crimson Viper]] and [[GeGeGeNoKitaro Aoi]].

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*** [[Creator/MieSonozaki Ursula and Tookie Tookie]] are [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Yugito Nii, Kokuoh]], [[VideoGame/StreetFighterIV Crimson Viper]] and [[GeGeGeNoKitaro [[Manga/GeGeGeNoKitaro Aoi]].
9th Dec '15 6:01:07 AM smalltime
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* Administrivia/AmericanAndCommonwealthSpellings: The 2015 series uses commonwealth spelling due to being made in Vancouver.



** The 2015 revival of the 2008 series replaced the entire voice cast:

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** The 2015 revival of the 2008 series replaced the entire voice cast:cast due to production being moved from Vancouver to Toronto.
8th Dec '15 10:22:16 AM smalltime
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* Administrivia/AmericanAndCommonwealthSpellings: The 2015 series uses commonwealth spelling due to being made in Vancouver.
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