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Grand Unifying Guesses The Actor Rule
This is a "Wild Mass Guess" entry, where we pull out all the sanity stops on theorizing. The regular entry on this topic is elsewhere. Please see this programme note.
Any given actor only plays one character. Every different role they play is actually that one character, through some convoluted means.
Name changes happen to protect the innocent, and memory wipes are generally done by Haruhi Suzumiya or the Ministry of Magic. Alternate universes may also be involved. Characters that are obviously the same age as another have drunk from the Holy Grail.
- The fact that Jason Bourne is the Angel of Death actually explains quite a lot.
- Hamlet's friend Rosencrantz doesn't die which isn't surprising since he is actually Dracula. Dracula escapes and after a successful career as the composer Ludwig van Beethoven he travels to the new world and assumes the identity of Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale. After assassinating JFK in the 60's (this would only be his first presidential assassination as under the name Ivan Korshunov he would later try to assassinate President Indiana Jones on Air force One) he resumes his musical career under the name Sid Vicious in the 70's. Escaping the messy situation with his girlfriend he spends several years under various criminal pseudonyms (Drexl Spivey, and the corrupt DA Stansfield) he would reform his ways and become the one good cop in Gotham City eventually rising to become its police commissioner. Years later and still immortal he would get Lost in Space eventually sliding back to his evil ways when under his identity as the industrialist Jean-Baptiste Emanuel Zorg he is hired by the Great Evil itself to dispose of the element stones
- Sam Tyler is the Master. So is the Emperor Claudius.
- Claude from Heroes is The Ninth Doctor, having used the Chameleon Arch to become one of the "heroes". Logically, this means that Hiro sent Sam Tyler back in time.
- Hiro must be some sort of future Time Agent, as he's worked undercover as a urologist in Sacred Heart Hospital and a bathroom attendant in the Amazonian mansion of a certain Triad ping-pong master.
- Given that Sulu is his father, this isn't too surprising...
- Since Sylar can't die due to his rapid cellular regeneration, he was able to go into space much later in time. Due to the altered timeline's events, the younger Spock was killed in an accident, and as he was a witness to it and figured 'why the hell not,' Sylar took on the persona, explaining why the new Spock looks more like him than he did in the original timeline.
- Also, Thor got kicked out of Asgard again for his arrogance and ended up there around the same time. He changed his name and fell in love with Winona, then demonstrated his selflessness by crashing the Kelvin into a Romulan spaceship and saving all its passengers despite losing his son because of it. His actions allowed him to go back to Asgard to live out the rest of his days. This makes Loki into Jim Kirk's uncle.
- Steve the Pirate from Dodgeball is a distant ancestor of Wash and is himself a descendant of Wat from A Knight's Tale.
- Agent Casey from Chuck is a distant ancestor of Jayne.
- Jane from Coupling is Claire from Jekyll.
- John McClane survives the plague that destroys the world and is sent back to the past to prevent it.
- Once all vampires on Earth are wiped out, Buffy the Vampire Slayer becomes Daphne from Scooby-Doo to clean up the remnants. None of the other members of the Scooby gang know this, though all the Scoobies do.
- The wacky adventures of George Michael from Arrested Development did not end with Superbad, as he got Juno pregnant in later life, and then had to defeat the Seven Evil Exes of Ramona Flowers
- Every role played by Morgan Freeman is God. A logical extension of this is that Morgan Freeman is the voice actor for Haruhi Suzumiya.
- Therefore Morgan Freeman is Aya Hirano, Wendee Lee, and Patrica Ja Lee (and by extension the Pink Space Ranger.)
- Some time after the events of Quantum Leap, Sam Beckett leaped into the body of Captain Archer of the starship Enterprise. This would initially appear to be ruled out by the fact that Sam can only leap within his own lifetime, but consider that the ending of Quantum Leap stated that Sam never stopped leaping. The series also followed a form of San Dimas Time with the other person inhabiting Sam's body in his time. Putting this together means that Sam must survive to the 22nd century and beyond, putting the events of Star Trek: Enterprise within his lifetime.
- Alternatively, he leapt through a "DNA link" as he did with an ancestor in the Civil War. Caprtain Archer must have been a descendant.
- River Tam is actually a Terminator. Which really explains a lot.
- The video game version of Will Turner is actually one of many secret identities of the video game version of Superman, who is also a vampire that may or may not be Dracula. He was originally Karasu of Noein, where he gained the ability to travel through dimensions, and was bitten by another dimension's Dracula while using the alias "Hector". This also explains the true identity and motives of Itachi Uchiha, making him an all-powerful dimension-traveling vampire superhero ninja pirate. The inevitable result is for him to become the most badass freakin' Overlord in the cosmos.
- Nikola Tesla and Pontius Pilate are the same person, both Earthly incarnations of Jareth the Goblin King, who also once fell to Earth, and a few years later, came back to tell us of a starman waiting in the sky. Then he had a bit of a singing career.
- Put it this way: the Narrator from Fight Club's mental personality disorders didn't end with the death of Tyler Durden...
- And, as we can see in the movie Primal Fear, it even began three years before the events of Fight Club!
- Prior to the movie First Contact, Captain Picard somehow wound up back in Earth's past where he became a sea captain under the alias of Captain Ahab. Starfleet didn't track him down until years after he ended up there and beamed him out in the nick of time before he was eaten by The Whale. They then had to bring him back to the 24th century, shave off the hair (or what little) of it he'd grown, regrow his leg via some sort of surgery and somehow managed to restore his sanity. This would explain how he was able to recite the lines of Moby Dick in the aforementioned movie. At some other point in his life Captain Picard travelled back in time to become Professor Xavier.
- This would mean that Captain Picard is a Time Lord.
- Well, he'd have to be, to wind up plotting Emperor Tiberius's overthrow (which he failed miserably at, no less).
- Bret Hart is an immortal, as he was apparently running around in the old west, and yet was a wrestler in the modern day. His career ended, not due to Post-Concussion Syndrome from a sloppy kick by Bill Goldberg, but in order to maintain the Masquerade.
- Charlie from NUMB3RS will invent time travel and strand himself in the future, where he will rename himself Mr. Universe.
- As noted below, because Johnny Depp ("Captain Jack" Sparrow) and John Barrowman ("Captain Jack" Harkness) are the same person, they also share all of their roles.
- Actually, Jack began life as Edward. Having graduated to high school (and gaining some hands along the way), he joined a teenage police force. Discovering his natural talent for leadership, he went on to become a Captain, but then decided that the piratey life wasn't for him, and so switched to business - the chocolate business.
- And, of course, Jack's predecessor at the chocolate factory was Lex Luthor. All the candies and devices with weird, magical effects are actually prototypes for weapons to be used against Superman.
- Gene Hackman and Gene Wilder are different people! Why not say Morpheous started out quoting the bible to punks and then decided to walk the earth, which is how he became a Spiritual Kung Fu mother fucker.
- See here for some of the more... interesting implications.
- An interesting non-sci-fi case is of one Delia Fisher. After graduating high school, she attended North Central Polytech and started going by her middle name, Lizzi. After being president of that college's Zeta Beta Zeta sorority, she was hired by the National organization to be a clean-up consultant, getting delinquent chapters, like a certain scandal-plagued chapter in Ohio, back on the right track. She then becomes a computer tech for the FBI and is dispatched to Port Charles, New York to bring down the local mob, while imitating the Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness of the local mob hacker lackey. Oh, and in her spare time, she's an assistant for a crazy-haired guy in a green lab coat.
- An exception to this rule is Henry "Mud" Jones III, who instead has a heckuva case of Identical Grandson going on- he has two daughters. One marries "Sparkplug" Witwicky, and the other marries Stanley Yelnats, and both have children identical to their father.
- During her stay on Earth, Guinan was at one point a nun in an abbey under the name of Sister Mary Clarence. She also somehow managed to become a judge and ended up trying Rocky and Bullwinkle.
- And then wound up hosting a morning talk show with several other women...
- The Doctor has had two run-ins with Sun Hill Police once in his Seventh incarnation and later in his Tenth incarnation. The Tenth Doctor is also Casanova, Edward Eddington and Barty Crouch Jr.
- Uhura is Micah's grandmother.
- Don't you just love time travel?
- And Number One is Nurse Chapel's sister and Lwaxana Troi's aunt. And used her voice for the Federation computers. And is the mother of Robin Lefler. (Actually true in the Expanded Universe.)
- The Phantom's disfigurement is a scar from a wound received in the Battle of Thermopylae. See also: Purgatory.
- The Green Cross Code Man later turned to evil and became Darth Vader.
- Laura Roslin is actually a gifted-children's piano teacher from the 20th century, who later married the president.
- Captain Jack and Elizabeth Swann found the Fountain of Youth. Unfortunately, Elizabeth accidentally drank a little too much of its water and regressed to babyhood, so Jack arranged for her to be adopted by one Mr. Bennet.
- Christian Bale is actually Batman. In a dystopian future, he is forced to lead a human rebellion against Skynet after they kill Robin. He must let the world think that Bruce Wayne and Batman are both dead. This eventually drives him completely around the bend. This is in fact the second rebellion he has led in a dystopian future.
- Or possibly they are four possible universes. If his parents die, Bruce Wayne becomes Batman, if the future dies, Bruce Wayne becomes the Savior of Humanity. If neither happens, however, Bruce Wayne goes Psycho because he doesn't know how to handle a happy life.
- This means all of Catherine Tate's characters on her show and Donna Noble are the same person. (However, given Lauren dies in the Christmas special of the former show, this might not work.)
- She didn't die. She was recruited by Davy Jones.
- Frasier eventually travelled to the future and became a starship captain. Unfortunately, he repeatedly crashed it into the Enterprise-D.
- You'd think he'd have better reflexes, all things considered. On the other hand, given his record commanding military vehicles under the alias of Thomas Dodge, I guess it's not terribly surprising.
- Lois Lane eventually moved to Wisteria Lane. At some point, H.G. Wells (whom Lois had met a couple of times via Time Travel) took her to the 24th century where she had a stint as a transporter operator on the Enterprise-D.
- Marcie Ross was by far the most popular person in her assassination class. She received so much attention that it actually turned her visible again. Since she had already lagged behind in certain areas, mostly dealing with killing, the government simply retrained her as an FBI agent. She was released back into society under the name Audrey Hanson.
- Sometime in the near future, the Connors move to Odessa, Texas. As part of their cover, John takes the name "Zach". His encounter with the Haitian kinda messed up his chances of becoming the leader of humanity, but by that point it was too late for Skynet - Micah could shut down Skynet without even thinking about it.
- Elrond eventually dies, and his soul is reincarnated as a revolutionary in dystopian England. When the Transformers come to Earth, after the Norsefire party falls, Megatron bases his voice on the fighter as a scare tactic. Later, after Megatron is defeated and the Autobots leave, some rogue Decepticons establish The Matrix, and make the man of the voice of their leader into an enforcement program. Whew.
- That would make large chunks of Schindler's List into a fight between Qui-Gon Jinn and Voldemort. Admit it, you thought that sounded AWESOME before your conscience kicked in...And if they made the lightsaber and Voldemort's spells show up in color (green) while still keeping the rest black-and-white, not even Jiminy Cricket would be able to keep from thinking it was epic. (i'm so going to hell...)
- After drowning in a sea of blood, Pedro is reincarnated as Ganondorf and loses his compassion in the form of Donkey Kong. Incredibly NO!
- The Ruby In The Smoke was actually an adventure with The Eleventh Doctor and Rose Tyler.
- Wolverine was born much earlier than the movie suggests, possibly on Easter, as he seems to have imbibed the spirit of Bunnymund He first appeared as a vampire hunter in Transylvania, but lost his faith in the church and retreated to Paris, where circumstances led to his being jailed. He regained his faith but faked his own death to hide from his friends, then retreated to America, where he became the showman Robert Angier. Eventually he served in the military, was inducted into the Weapon X program, then lost his memory before joining up with the X-Men. After the fall of the mutants, he was the sole survivor and became a famous boxer Charlie Kenton, who later trained a robot.
- Cassie (A Chorus Line) eventually leaves theatre, dyes her hair blonde, and teaches drama at Albuquerque's East High.
- Likewise, Sheila soon leaves theatre as well and opens up [[Bunheads that dance school she talked about]].
- After faffing about being an odd-job man for long enough, Bert decided to settle down with someone, had two kids and invented a flying car. After all that he trained for a medical degree and ended up becoming a physician in an American Hospital.
- Maria Von Trapp is Mary Poppins. She was also the Queen of Genovia and Far Far Away and eventually ended up looking after a hyperactive six year old.
- Every character played by Robin Williams is actually Genie.
- Jethro from Doctor Who episode Midnight is Merlin.
- Wait, so [[Apollo13 Jim Lovell]] is Forrest Gump and Charlie Wilson?
- Cloning may be involved, as we know where both Lovell and Gump were at the moment Neil Armstrong stepped onto the moon, and they weren't the same place.
- But this would mean that Dr. Ellie Arroway got attacked in a park and killed a whole bunch of people...
- The Mad Hatter is Willy Wonka. He may also be Edward Scissorhands and Captain Jack Sparrow.
- Dylan Moran is an interesting case. He started out as a thief called Rufus. Then, presumably with the money he has stolen, he started a little book shop, which became run down and unpopular due to its owner's rampant alcoholism. Later, when the book shop finally went bankrupt, Rufus!Bernard changed his name and cleaned up his act, only to die in a fatal zombie-related accident.
- Yvonne Hartman survived her experience of being turned into a Cyberman (Cyberwoman?) and eventually became The Grand Mistress. After that went belly up, she opened a comapny that sold "free" holidays to Florida. One of her (near-)victims were the residents of Elm Tree House.
- Doogie Houser, MD eventually grew so isolated by his intelligence that he developed a sort of split personality disorder and decided to take over the world. Which he succeeded at, or at least got enough money to change his name and set himself up with a job in an evil bank in which he has to do absolutely nothing. He tries to fill the void Penny left with lots of meaningless sex, and some friends.
- Spike Witwicky is an amnesiac Henry Jones III. His mother, Marion, is an epic ho who has two other sons, each by different fathers: Sam Flynn, conceived by an alien whom she met after the disappearance of Kevin Flynn, and Eragon, fathered by the Patrician during a period of time that he spent in Alagaesia. Sam Flynn was born in Alagaesia and raised by his stepfather, Morzan, under the name Murtagh, before returning to Earth to try and find his real father. As for the Patrician, he remained in Alagaesia until he tried to destroy the world using dragons, at which point he was eaten by a dragon. The intense magical powers and digestive juices turned him into the Uber-Morlock and threw him millions of years into the future.
- Which means that Ferb Fletcher, Tim Latimer, Adolf Hitler and Paul McCartney are all the same guy. That's creepy.
- But doesn't that make spineless Government lap dog Frobisher the same man as Magnificent Bastard Malcolm Tucker?
- Walter Sobchak is really just Dan Conner. When he goes to California to visit his mother, he takes up bowling with The Dude instead. Eventually though, his crazy lifestyle and pulling guns on people over game (even if they are league games) catch up with him and he has to return to Lanford. When the police start to figure it out, he pretends to have had an affair with his mother's nurse, because nobody would lie to their wife about having an affair. The perfect alibi!
- Marty McFly is his own son. And daughter. The former is explainable by his access to time travel; the latter, not so much.
- Face and Murdock somehow got a time machine and travelled to 2 different points in the future, and changed their names. Maybe Murdock/Barclay had something to do with the cylons?
- Clarissa was a recurring dream of Sabrina's, in order to help her cope with the previously unknown experience of being a witch. She later broke up with Harvey and used magic to change her identity.
- Rich Halke is just an alias Nelson Burkhard uses when he's in Wisconsin. In Philadelphia, he calls himself Jason Marsden.
- This can be interesting for the James Bond films and the fan theory that each actor represents a new agent taking up the codename and identity of James Bond. The first man, following his retirement from the Bond job, was captured by Americans for stealing a vital microfilm unraveling various secrets and conspiracies of the United States government.
Every actor has also voiced the same character
- ...which has truly frightening implications for Mel Blanc and Megumi Hayashibara.
- SO HARUHI IS KONATA! I KNEW IT!
- This means Eeyore is secretly Optimus Prime.
- That actually makes sense. Ponder this: All of Cybertron, all the Decepticons, and all the Autobots (except him) are destroyed in a nuclear war started by the humans. Prime becomes jaded beyond belief, but part of him still doesn't want to let go of his faith in humanity. Thats when he finds the young Christopher Robin...
- Fritz the Cat is The Easter Bunny. And Pogo Possum too (actually Pogo is both Fritz the Cat and Rocky the Flying Squirrel).
- This has rather
disturbing AWESOME implications for fans of Digimon.
- Optimus Prime and Megatron from Transformers Armada later become Optimus Primal and Megatron from Beast Wars.
- Timmy Turner was once Ben Tennyson. Clearly someone had it in for Ben and decided to warp reality. And later Timmy was reality warped into Sari Sumdac. And, since Marvel UK has shown connections between the Whoniverse and the transformers multiverse, it can be concluded that the one responsible (for the first reality warp) is "Paradox". And Sari later grew up to become Tara the cheerleader.
- Sasuke Uchiha took over Ben Tennyson's original place in the world. Orochimaru was lying about having power over him. How he turned his eyes green is anybody's guess, though. Hey, you try to explain why older Ben suddenly looks so scene with the tight jeans and racing jacket.
- The same mind for the second reality warp was likely the same mind who transformed Spongebob Squarepants into Starscream. The original contributor said that whoever it is is the greatest Reality Warper ever.
- Also, Ben Tennyson/Timmy is somehow Bubbles and Raven. Don't ask.
- Alternatively and more comprehensively, Lemmy and Iggy Koopa, Barbara Gordon, Bubbles, Timmy Turner and Poof, Dil Pickles, Rikku, Tara the Cheerleader, Raven, Omi, Ember McLaine and Penelope Spectra, Princess Clara and Toot Braunstein, Presea Combatir, Ben Tennyson, Sari Sumdac, Seth the immortal pirate, and Huntress are all half organic/half cybertronians (via DNA scanning as protoforms), who all came from the same protoform batch, and were separated at "birth". None of their parents has yet had the courage to give them The Talk about where babies really come from (specifically, metal pods full of baby-shaped silver goo, which you apply DNA to, resulting in an instant child).
- Among other things, this explains where the Koopalings came from (presumably, the other Koopalings came from other batches of protoforms). Only one of them, Sari, shows signs of their heritage because she was the only one to be exposed to Allspark radiation.
- Captain Picard eventually travels to the far future where the United Federation of Planets has fallen and technology has run backward due to human pollution and becomes Lord Youpah.
- After curing his people, Odo somehow found his way into a world of cats and decided to blend in with everyone. Given he's a shapeshifter, this wasn't too difficult.
- Bruce Wayne at some point has Fox build a device which warps the fabric of space and time, creating a portal between Wales and Ingary, and becomes The wizard Jenkins.
- Thusly, Code Geass R2 will end with Suzaku Kururugi undergoing a class change into a Paladin and acquiring a drill-powered Mangekyou Omnitrix (which draws upon the power of Skeith) while wearing a teddy bear mask, and Lelouch stopping him after inheriting Zangetsu and the Red Queen, which needed to be reforged with the Zeo Crystal, and Vash's Angel Arm, which he will activate via ESP and a Compac Drive. His swordsmanship will be a mixture of Alvein-style and Sigmund-style, and he will display the ability to use Jonin level and Eblan-style ninjutsu. Also, whatever the hell Rossiu can do. Needless to say, he's led a busy life.
- And let us not forget: Garfield is Peter Venkman!
- Nagi is secretly Xelloss. But this is, in fact, completely obvious.
- If this is true, then that means Sakata Gintoki was also a Time Lord before regenerating into Kyon's present form. His copies of Shonen Jump predicted the future.
- Along the way, he stopped by Prohibition-era America to do a little mechanic work/gang business/being melodramatically homocidal in the form of Graham Spector.
- And Kyon later regenerated into Thomas H. Norstein.
created is Jeremiah Gottwald...or maybe Overlord Zetta in human form.
- Which means Haruhi's powers are actually a Geass (thus explaining why Kyon never gets rewritten) and by extension Sasaki has a Code.
- This also means that Kyon's actual name is Togusa. After Britiannia invades, he changes into a full cybernetic body before Brittiania suppresses the technology and hacks their databases to fake his identity. (The Major takes the place of Brittianian Royalty and gets really into character.) One of his distant relatives is A Transylvanian Prince. Being A Time Lord, he's held a ton of jobs anyway, ranging from Mech pilot to the head of the British Library's secret intelligence division - this makes them all Time Lords...oh, and he's a Slider
- And he has the Mangekyou Sharingan.
- Finally, he is really Sasuke/Ben/Simon/Keigo/Suzaku/Prince/That Man's brother!
- This also applies to Cree
Summer Lincoln, her sister, and her mother. Somehow.
- Invader Zim will somehow actually come up with a world domination plan that will actually attract Earth's attention. Realizing that Zim is Dib's friend (more or less), Professor Membrane will transplant Zim's brain into a human clone interface and shift memories for him to be "born" into the circus. Zim's Irken brain chemistry will give him incredible psychic potential; although a distinct sense of alienation. He gets over it. Chances of Dib reencountering
Zim Rasputin and his new employers is rather high.
- Combining this and the previous theory, Luke Skywalker is the Joker.
- He finally embraced the Dark Side completely, however, and both of the results would make Emperor Palpatine very proud.
- So does this mean that there is some relation between all of the characters played by Mark Hamill, Kevin Michael Richardson, Jack Nicholson, and Heath Ledger?
- Haruhi is Kyon. There is a totally logical explanation that both spoils Vandread and makes the theory less amusing: BC is voiced in the dub by both Wendee Lee and Crispin Freeman.
- Extending that theory to its logical conclusion, Setzer is Squall. (by the aforementioned link in the spoiler text combined with T.K. being voiced by Wendee Lee and then by Doug Erholtz. (Taking this one step further, this means that the reason that Jeremiah Gottwald didn't die is because he's really Angel.)
- On that note, the tendency for Disney to hire celebrity voices for their movies and then go with conventional voice actors for the spinoff direct-to-video sequels/TV series/video games leads to some interesting implications. For starters, Homer Simpson is also Mork (by way of the Genie). The large number of celebrity voices in the first Kingdom Hearts makes even weirder implications... like that Sephiroth was once in a boy band with Chip Skylark. Um, what.
- After Vegeta's first death and reincarnation in Dragon Ball Z, a part of his soul was lost and remained in the afterlife as Ryuk.
- Another fraction of his soul was reincarnated as Roronoa Zoro, the "Prince of all Swordsmen". This explains the sword prowess of his son, Trunks. It's hereditary
- This soul fragment would later become Kazuma Kuwabara, who mirrored Vegeta's anguish about being consistently outdone by his rival. This incarnation came to terms with it at a much younger age than Vegeta himself, and thus developed some skills said rival couldn't duplicate.
- The next time he died, his soul-fraction became a spark and became the Decepticon Shockblast. (This explains why Vegeta became progressively less evil.)
- And the third part of him became Captain Falcon!
- On a related note, Setsuna F. Seiei is Kira, and was very pleased to find his Gundam was perfectly symmetrical. Later, he and Crona had a little daddy-daughter talk.
- Miss Piggy eventually becomes Yoda.
- Miss Piggy is, in fact, really just the crossdressing getup for Fozzie Bear.
- ...who is the Dr. Jekyll to Animal's Mr. Hyde.
- ...and Scooter got hold of Fozzie's Hyde formula too, which explains Sweetums.
- Likewise, Rowlf the Dog is Kermit the Frog in a fur suit, while Doctor Teeth is Kermit with a fake nose and beard.
- All right, we all knew someone was gonna say this... that means Hamm, P.T. Flea, the Abominable Snowman, that impression-happy school of fish, the Underminer, Mack, the waiter at Gusteau's, and John are all the same guy. The same applies to Rex and Bob Parr's (former) boss.
- Fakir accidentally wrote a story that caused Duck to become a normal teenaged girl, losing her memories in the process. This girl was named Kaname Chidori. Fakir wrote himself into the story as Sousuke Sagara so he could watch over Duck/Kaname. Someone—perhaps another Story Spinner began messing with the story from there, causing Duck/Kaname and Fakir/Sousuke to be transplanted into several other stories, each time causing Fakir/Sousuke to steadily lose his memories but know that he somehow has to stay near Duck/Kaname somehow—these stories include Prétear, Super Gals! and Nerima Daikon Brothers.
- All of Spike Spencer's characters are clearly the same guy after varying levels of childhood emotional abuse. The best-adjusted ones were lucky enough to be orphaned, and it goes downhill from there. And he can't fight back, either. At times, he will insist that he controls his fate, but the end result won't change.
- By the same token, all of Brett Weaver's characters are reincarnations of the same man, whose only goal in his serial existence is to live past twenty. He's getting closer...
- The ancient king Gilgamesh eventually attained eternal life and youth, becoming known to history as many different great heroes, such as Kyle the Bandit King, Vyse the Blue Rogue, and, er, Tracey, among numerous others. Finally, after his adventures as Van Fanel, he gained an appreciation for good old Earth living and Humongous Mecha. His next identity was an Ordinary High-School Student who almost died trying to become a mecha pilot. After that debacle, he trained hard and became a mecha pilot who nearly died trying to become a high school student instead. He survived to early retirement and decided to let himself age a little and become the proprietor of an anime shop. After inadvertently pissing off Konata/Haruhi/Morgan Freeman/God and being hurled forward to the 22nd century, where he decided to become a mecha pilot again. Unfortunately, he'd gotten rusty, and was shot in the second episode. After "dying", his immortality eventually kicked in, and he tried to redeem himself in a few other space conflicts, though he didn't truly manage it until he wound up in Neo-Japan.
- This means that Dinobot, Rattrap, Waspinator, Silverbolt, Jetfire, Koga, half of Piccollo, Van Hohenheim, Principal Kuno, Wolverine, Duo Maxwell, and a whole crapload of other guys are all Jesus.
- And Link is Viral, of course.
- The real reason Tohru Honda is so perky? It's to hide her second life as an Italian child assassin.
- When Edward Elric grows up, he will eventually regain the use of his natural arms, but remain with the military...as a member of Mithril. His "skill" with the ladies will serve him well, should he decide to go back to high school, instead. He will then die, shave his head, and become a Shinigami.
- I thought Father Wins, Everyone Dies Ed goes to become a different Shinigami (Or maybe a [[Naruto female ninja]] in purgatory) while Father goes around taking over worlds. Somewhere along the way, he takes over/destroys our wold, and discovers the whole early theory that Ed was Pride. He went "That makes sense, but he should be Greed" and tried to make him destroy the next world on the list, only for Ed's hero genes to kick in.
- Wait just a damn minute! That means Professor Utonium and Him are the same person! Cree-py.
- This means that means that Azula is also Katara and Sokka's mother as well as Roku's wife, Hakoda is Bumi and alternate universe Tony Montana, June is Kyoshi, Samus Aran, and Sheena, and Iroh is AKU!
- This obviously means that Shana is Louise is Nagi Sanzenin is Dark Lemonade is...hold on, this could take a while...
- Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the most deranged villainess in the history of all anime: Suigintomoe! Mwahahahaha!
- This probably explains why she was so quick to jump at the call: Midori Sugiura is Nanoha Takamachi!
- Dr. Drakken's mind was uploaded to escape Kim Possible, and used as the basis for the Bender robots. A millenium of storage saw the record decay, losing all his memory and much of his personality.
- The Genie is secretly Homer Simpson. Actually, that would explain a lot about Springfield...
- Or rather, Robin Williams transferred his Genie powers to Homer for a while until Aladdin and The King Of Thieves.
- Homer, Krusty, Groundskeeper Willie, Mayor Quimby, and Barney Gumble are all Megavolt in disguise.
- Aang was later reincarnated in present day as a boy named Lucas, who saved a colony of ants.
- Underneath his helmet, Captain Falcon is... Prince Edward Chris von Muir of Damcyan, who, after saving the world, secretly left with FuSoYa and Golbez on the Lunar Whale, and became badass in transit.
- JoJo escaped Whoville by becoming a boy named Roxas, who, after joining with Sora, was reincarnated as a chipmunk.
- Sasuke eventually left the continent that Naruto takes place on (which grew into a unified Ninja Kingdom), changed his name, and became a Dark Knight, using his new sword-skills and his curse-mark to great effect while he fought for Baron. The Light of Mt. Ordeals was what it took to finally get rid of the curse-mark.
- Alternatively, Sasuke is also Ishida Uryu, Rivalz, and Emiya Shiro. Somehow.
- Simple. Madara made a mistake with the Mangekyo. Sasuke ended up on Britannia, where he hypnotized Mrs. Cardamonde to send him to Ashford, because of the Code's dimension-warping powers and the fact that the Geass is effectively a doujutsu. He's been watching Lelouch and Suzaku fight the entire time and waiting to step in. The vapidness is just an act so no one suspects him.
- Similarly, the Thought Elevator malfunctioned with his own Mangekyo and sent him to the Bleach-verse. Lather, rinse, and repeat, only with Ishida's 'dad' instead. His 'Quincy' powers are really just chakra techniques.
- Depending on who you ask Kamina is also either Optimus Prime, Makken, Volfogg, and Coach Koujiro, or Gohan (who is also narrates everyone's lives and is his own grandfather), Kiba Inazuka, Aizen Sousuke, Ganju Shiba, Nefertari Cobra and a 400-year-old giant snake named "Nora".
- The Brain doesn't just sound like Orson Welles. He is Orson Welles. He is also Father. And, in the future, he is later reincarnated as Lt. Kif Kroker (whose meek nature and putting up with Zapp Brannigan is just an elaborate cover for a plan to TAKE OVER THE WORLD!), Calculon, Lrr, Morbo (who wants you to know that WINDMILLS DO NOT WORK THAT WAY!),and many, many others.
- Emperor Charles di Britannia's madness was the result of the very strange experiences he had in his past life chronicling the misadventures of a certain afro-headed maniac.
- After dying, Princess Euphemia eventually found a new job in the afterlife as a Soul Reaper.
- The Integrated data Thought Entity eventually gets to her and uses her as a human interface
- Rita Repulsa never quite got the hang of the whole "conquer the universe" thing, so she simply decided to go for the Netherworld, instead.
- Andrew Ryan is Quark.
- Parts of Simon's soul were placed into the intelligent devices of ancient Velka. (Graf Eisen's Limit Break is a giant drill!)
- In his younger days, Ocelot was a cosplayer/mailman named John Harnet, a.k.a. Destroyman.
- However, seeking the means to control and refine his godlike strength, Destroyman went off to train with a satyr named Phil. Unfortunately, he was too headstrong, using his powers selfishly. Disaster struck, leaving him without his Uncle Ben. Learning that "with great power, comes great responsibility", Ocelot left the Patriots, hung up his Destroyman costume, and became The Spectacular Spider-Man. Even so, he felt his training was lacking. Thus, he traveled to Japan, eventually joining the legendary Hayabusa Clan. With the help of a sexy CIA member (who was really a demon-hunting, centuries-old vampire princess with telepathic powers and a love of skimpy clothing looking for a "samurai who smelled of sunflowers" masquerading as the half-sister of the assassin who killed him in the first place), he kicks demon ass and saves the world for the umpteenth time. Along the way, he manages to defeat a lighting fiend, the very same guy who vertically bisected him. Since Travis Touchdown doubles as a time-controlling Nobody, only time will time if Ocelot was able to enact his revenge.
- Slade is Hellboy and Firelord Sozin. Meaning he is related to The Joker and Darth Vader.
- Amarao would go so far to stop Haruko that he later became the Anti-Spiral.
- At some point in between, though, he mellowed out and spent some time as a technician.
- Galen Marek's final duel was apparently not with Emperor Palpatine, but with himself.
- Does this mean Nathan Drake is missing a donkey named Farah?
- Depending on the language you select, Rukia Kuchiki is either Chun-Li or Crimson Viper.
- Rin is Maka. This explains why Rin's father is never seen—a Death Scythe must be very busy.
- Going by this Orihime while being herself also is, a blind genius violinist who falls in love with a Beastmaster, Kid Ichigo Kurosaki, and the future Empress of the The New Human Empire who is secretly one of the last three Methuselah.
- Or Orihime is; Hinata Hyuuga, Hanabi Hyuuga, Naruto's Sexy-no-jutsu form, Mikuru Asahina, Akira Kogami, and a creepy Russian magically created homunculus. Not to mention a tone of other kick-ass people. Does this validate her as God yet?
- C'mon, it's common knowledge that Hinata, Orihime, and Mikuru are the same people.
- And since Ichigo is also Renton Thurston, that means she gets to fall in love with him all over again (reciprocated this time).
- Except this time, she has the power to kill him all by herself.
- Ulquiorra Schiffer (hilariously enough) by this rule, also is: Micheal Trinity from Gundam00, Kami-sama from Saiyuki, and Fai from Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle. Not to mention he's the Japanese Hannibal Lecter, John Connor, and Frodo Baggins. Dead laughing yet?
- Grimmjow is Archer, Greed, and Cain Nightroad. Seems like he really likes regenerating.
- Shiori Misaka's sister Kaori is also Sasuke's Servant Saber, and Hiroyuki Fujita's girlfriend.
- So that means that Kaede Fuyou did a turnaround from being a psychotic Yandere to becoming Moe Moe Mikuru towards the same guy? Also, Mikuru can pilot a Knightmare and is a Little Miss Badass. Mordred also has a move similar to Kaede's boxcutter slash. And she's even a girl with a tail fetish who loves art.
- Emotionless Girl Mai Kawasumi is Token Mini-Moe Mei Sunohara, . As well as that girl that Light was supposed to marry.
- Yamato Nadeshiko Nagisa was, for a short while a ditz Expy of Tsukasa Hiiragi in a Drama CD, as well as the best friend of a certain Yaoi Fangirl who was Art Club president.
- So how come no one's mentioned the fact that Mario, Luigi, Wario and Waluigi are all the same person yet?
- Because everyone else knows they’re just different regenerations of the same Time Lord. Seeing how Mario & Luigi like to help people, quite likely the Doctor.
- Jeremie and Aelita of Code Lyoko are apparently the same individual. Um, ew? Also Taelia.
- Nagisa and the rest of the Drama Club in CLANNAD have no idea that Kotomi is a closet otaku.
- It seems that during a fight at Hakuou Academy that involved Hinagiku Katsura and Puppet Butler, an incarnation of Lelouch vi Britannia, Hinagiku temporarily ignored her feelings for her childhood friend. And started to play mahjong.
- And when
Watanuki vi Britannia Puppet Butler blasted off, he landed in Tachibana Video Rental, smack-dab in Saki's arms. Unexpectedly, Saki did not recoil; instead, she puts his hand on her breast and uses it to blackmail him into joining a Mystery Club of hers, whose spiritual predecessor was the SOS Brigade.
- Despite the frequency of Hinagiku berating her older sister Yukiji, it's surprising to note that they barely interact with each other as their alternate selves Tamaki and Yuma respectively.
- After a storied romantic past, in which she emerged as the Victorious Childhood Friend after the arrival of two more rivals in the form of princesses, Asa Shigure settled down in a magical town with the adopted son of his friend as his Harem Nanny and taught at the local private school he went to. Upon becoming dissatisfied at how he handled his Harem, she left for another town, and decided to vent her anger and frustration by spreading a disease causing the townsfolk to become more and more Ax-Crazy and eventually leading to them murdering each other in cold blood.
- Kasumi Tendou, after giving up on Ranma, decided to earn some extra income by working in the Research and Development department of the Britannian army as a lab assistant. She eventually left, fearing for her safety, and decided to move to a small town with Cherry Blossoms, where she met a Hot-Blooded young man and eventually had a daughter with him. After their daughter nearly died, she decided to be a stay-at-home mother, and persuaded her husband to open a bakery.
- After graduating at Hakuou Academy at the age of thirteen, the Student Council President Maria moved to another high school to repeat her education, because she literally skipped her way to graduation. However, because of a certain Jerkass, she failed her university entrance examinations, despite having a ten year old prodigy for a friend. She could no longer come to terms with the educational system, so she elected to work in one of Shana's mansions as a maid.
- Chiyo's Dad, after abandoning both his ten-year old genius daughter and his Magnificent Bastard Chessmaster of a son, decided to take up street fighting, until he could fire rainbow colored beams from his hands while wearing a red captain's uniform. He eventually gained enough power, stole his brother's Code, and Ascended to a Higher Plane of Existence by becoming the Voice in the Heavens.
- The last thing Tomoya Okazaki and Sanae Furukawa had in mind was that they'd meet as the new incarnations of Greed and Lust.
- Fredrick Little was never the same after his hip injury. His addiction to painkillers and gradual loss of social graces led his wife to divorce him. Alone and depressed, he changed his name and moved to Princeton, where he took up a position as a doctor. However, his vulnerability continued to plague him, and as his mental state degraded, he eventually tried to cure himself by splicing himself with a cockroach. This was effective, but he was dissatisfied by the overall result, and eventually made a bargain with a minor god that restored his humanity and rendered him effectively immortal. Unfortunately, the bargain rid him of his remaining brilliance and thrust him backward in time by several centuries. He's still working his way into the present, scraping his brains back together as he goes. Only time will tell what happens next.
- I’m not sure, but from what I’ve read, this means that Kagami Hiiragi is Rin Tohsaka, right?
- Actually, Kagami is Saya Otonashi, Haruko Haruhara, Anemone, Tsuruya, Rip van Winkle, Pacifica Casull, Raine Sage, and Ashe. Rin is Rena Ryugu, Darry, Shinku, and Rachel Alucard.
- Yutaka is both Starfire and pre-timeskip Nia. Thus she is also a Time Lord.
- Ron Stoppable becomes Batman after being stranded in the future due to his breaking the Time Monkey, which creates an alternate universe where he's a good looking older brother.
- After leaving The Crystal Maze, Richard O'Brien changed his name to Lawrence Fletcher and married a woman named Linda. They have three children: Candace, Phineas and Ferb.
- Every character that Dan Green has voiced is a Reincarnation of Yugi or Yami
Everybody in the Universe is LittleKuriboh
- He is Dan Green, therefore he's also the rest of his roles and future roles to come. He is also every 4Kids voice actor and their roles (through being the voice of 4Kids itself in Crapsule Monsters). And if we extend it so that every character is his voice actor, many Japanese voice actors are also Little Kuriboh.
- Since he is Joey Wheeler (and Wayne Grayson), he is also Toshiyuki Morikawa, making him Dante, Sephiroth, Griffith, and even Spider-Man!
- He is Kaiba, therefore he is Brock, therefore he is Black Shadow, therefore he is Norio Wakamoto!
- And after his Naruto Parody, he is also MasakoX and Vegeta3986, meaning he is also Bang Zoom! Entertainment, therefore all their characters and their VA's.
- Also LK has been Naruto twice.
- LK is Rica Matsumoto since he is Bakura, making him Hironobu Kageyama if you remember Rica and Hiro are alternate gender equivalents.
- He is also the Narrator for Team Four Star's DBZ abridged, making him Kyle Hebert, which (besides making him Kamina) makes him Wario (through There Will Be Brawl), which makes him Charles Martinet, which makes him Mario!
- It also makes him Aizen] and [[Anime/DragonBallZ Gohan.
- Eventually, you will get to LittleKuriboh being Haruhi Suzumiya (by way of LK -> 4Kids -> Rachel Lillis -> Jessie -> Megumi Hayashibara -> Faye Valentine -> Wendee Lee -> O-Haruhi-Sama!), making him God, a Time Lord, Shinji Ikari, and therefore EVERYONE IN THE UNIVERSE!
- Back to the Megumi Hayashibara thing, LK is also Rei, who is Lilith, and therefore LK is truly in charge of Instrumentality!
- More proof LK being a Time Lord: Since LK is also Masako X and Vegeta3986, he is also Itachi, which makes him Crispin Freeman, which makes him Kyon, therefore he is a Time Lord.
- The 2003 movie version of S.W.A.T. is actually the origin story of characters in the Marvel universe. Hawkeye, still in his criminal phase, butts heads with Bullseye, who is building a nice guy law enforcement officer cover to perform assassinations. Nick Fury, who hasn't lost his eye yet, suspects Bullseye and goes undercover as a police officer to catch him. The international crime family Alex Montel heads up is actually A.I.M. The thing Bullseye callously threw on the tracks to die was actually an LMD S.H.I.E.L.D. sent in because they needed to interrogate him about his work for A.I.M and he ended up being recruited by Agent Coulson much the same way he would one day recruit Romanov.