History Trivia / LesMiserables

28th Apr '16 5:29:17 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Among the 17 Valjeans in the 10th Anniversary concert you might spot Takeshi Kaga of IronChef fame.
** In the 1998 film, [[Film/ThePhantomMenace Qui-Gon Jinn]] is Jean Valjean and [[Franchise//PiratesOfTheCaribbean Captain Barbossa]] is Inspector Javert. Also [[Film/KillBill The Bride]] is Fantine, with [[Series/MySoCalledLife Angela Chase]] as Cosette.
** In the 2012 film, [[Film/XMen Wolverine]] is Jean Valjean, [[Film/ThePrincessDiaries Mia Thermopolis]] is Fantine, [[Film/{{Gladiator}} Maximus Decimus Meridius]] is Inspector Javert, [[Film/MeanGirls Karen Smith]] is Cosette, [[Film/MyWeekWithMarilyn Colin Clark]] is Marius, [[Film/HarryPotter Bellatrix Lestrange]] and [[Film/{{Borat}} Borat Sagdiyev]] are the Thénardiers, and [[Series/GossipGirl William Vanderbilt III]] is Enjolras.
*** The 2012 film also included Colm Wilkinson, the original Jean Valjean on the London stage, cameo as the Bishop.
26th Apr '16 4:19:04 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatVoice: Fantine in the 25th Anniversary is portrayed by Lea Salonga, also known as the singing voice of [[Disney/{{Aladdin}} Princess Jasmine]] and Disney/{{Mulan}}.
** Lea Salonga was also Eponine in the 10th Anniversary of the show.
** Saara Lehtonen, who was one of two 2013TampereenTeatteri!Éponines, voiced [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic G4/FIM!Pinkie Pie]], WesternAnimation/{{Dora|TheExplorer}}, WesternAnimation/{{Mona|TheVampire}}, [[Recap/AngelinaBallerinaTheNextSteps TheNextSteps!Gracie]], [[Franchise/LegendsOfChima Eris]] and [[Anime/MetalFightBeyblade Madoka Amano]].
26th Feb '16 6:41:22 PM vifetoile
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* The melody of "Bring Him Home" is inspired by a passage in "The Humming Chorus" in ''Theatre/MadameButterfly'' (appropriately enough, that song is played while Butterfly waits and prays all night for her husband to return home).
24th Feb '16 8:58:25 AM erforce
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*** Susan Kay's novel ''Phantom'' (which as the title would suggest is a ''ThePhantomOfTheOpera'' spin-off giving the character a back story as well as a first-person narrative of events) includes [[ShoutOut a minor character named Javert]], who runs a freak show carnival Erik temporarily joins as a youth.

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*** Susan Kay's novel ''Phantom'' (which as the title would suggest is a ''ThePhantomOfTheOpera'' ''Franchise/ThePhantomOfTheOpera'' spin-off giving the character a back story as well as a first-person narrative of events) includes [[ShoutOut a minor character named Javert]], who runs a freak show carnival Erik temporarily joins as a youth.



** In the 1998 film, [[Film/ThePhantomMenace Qui-Gon Jinn]] is Jean Valjean and [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbean Captain Barbossa]] is Inspector Javert. Also [[Film/KillBill The Bride]] is Fantine, with [[MySoCalledLife Angela Chase]] as Cosette.
** In the 2012 film, [[Film/{{X-Men}} Wolverine]] is Jean Valjean, [[Film/ThePrincessDiaries Mia Thermopolis]] is Fantine, [[{{Gladiator}} Maximus Decimus Meridius]] is Inspector Javert, [[Film/MeanGirls Karen Smith]] is Cosette, [[Film/MyWeekWithMarilyn Colin Clark]] is Marius, [[Film/HarryPotter Bellatrix Lestrange]] and [[{{Borat}} Borat Sagdiyev]] are the Thénardiers, and [[Series/GossipGirl William Vanderbilt III]] is Enjolras.

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** In the 1998 film, [[Film/ThePhantomMenace Qui-Gon Jinn]] is Jean Valjean and [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbean [[Franchise//PiratesOfTheCaribbean Captain Barbossa]] is Inspector Javert. Also [[Film/KillBill The Bride]] is Fantine, with [[MySoCalledLife [[Series/MySoCalledLife Angela Chase]] as Cosette.
** In the 2012 film, [[Film/{{X-Men}} [[Film/XMen Wolverine]] is Jean Valjean, [[Film/ThePrincessDiaries Mia Thermopolis]] is Fantine, [[{{Gladiator}} [[Film/{{Gladiator}} Maximus Decimus Meridius]] is Inspector Javert, [[Film/MeanGirls Karen Smith]] is Cosette, [[Film/MyWeekWithMarilyn Colin Clark]] is Marius, [[Film/HarryPotter Bellatrix Lestrange]] and [[{{Borat}} [[Film/{{Borat}} Borat Sagdiyev]] are the Thénardiers, and [[Series/GossipGirl William Vanderbilt III]] is Enjolras.
18th Jan '16 12:22:22 AM nemui10pm
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** It's difficult to find a Les Amis-centric modern AU fic where Jehan Prouvaire ''isn't'' genderqueer.
16th Jan '16 11:52:42 PM damus2300
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* SpinOff: There is a book called ''Cosette'' written by Laura Kalpakian.
30th Nov '15 8:46:16 PM damus2300
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* OlderThanTheyThink: A Les Miserables stage adaptation called ''The Barricade'' opened in 1878.


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* OlderThanTheyThink: A Les Miserables stage adaptation called ''The Barricade'' opened in 1878.
30th Nov '15 8:45:50 PM damus2300
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* OlderThanTheyThink: A Les Miserables stage adaptation called ''The Barricade'' opened in 1878.
14th Nov '15 8:29:18 AM DoctorCooper
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* AdaptationOverdosed: Over 60 movies, a musical, at least 5 different stage plays, about a dozen audiobooks, three comic books (one of them with the Duck family!), a spectacle son et lumière and two computer games (a point-and-click-adventure of the same name and the extremely weird beat-'em-up ''Arm Joe'').

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* AdaptationOverdosed: Over 60 movies, a musical, at least 5 different stage plays, about a dozen audiobooks, three comic books (one of them with the Duck family!), some anime, a spectacle son et lumière and two computer games (a point-and-click-adventure of the same name and the extremely weird beat-'em-up ''Arm Joe'').
13th May '15 4:52:35 PM nombretomado
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** In the 2012 film, [[Film/{{X-Men}} Wolverine]] is Jean Valjean, [[Film/ThePrincessDiaries Mia Thermopolis]] is Fantine, [[{{Gladiator}} Maximus Decimus Meridius]] is Inspector Javert, [[Film/MeanGirls Karen Smith]] is Cosette, [[Film/MyWeekWithMarilyn Colin Clark]] is Marius, [[Film/HarryPotter Bellatrix Lestrange]] and [[{{Borat}} Borat Sagdiyev]] are the Thénardiers, and [[GossipGirl William Vanderbilt III]] is Enjolras.

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** In the 2012 film, [[Film/{{X-Men}} Wolverine]] is Jean Valjean, [[Film/ThePrincessDiaries Mia Thermopolis]] is Fantine, [[{{Gladiator}} Maximus Decimus Meridius]] is Inspector Javert, [[Film/MeanGirls Karen Smith]] is Cosette, [[Film/MyWeekWithMarilyn Colin Clark]] is Marius, [[Film/HarryPotter Bellatrix Lestrange]] and [[{{Borat}} Borat Sagdiyev]] are the Thénardiers, and [[GossipGirl [[Series/GossipGirl William Vanderbilt III]] is Enjolras.
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