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  • The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes! has quite a few. While Fred Tatasciore as the Hulk and Steve Blum as Wolverine were no brainers, there are others...
    • Eric Loomis reprises his role from the Iron Man 2 tie-in game as Iron Man.
    • Gabriel Mann reprises his Wolverine and the X-Men role as Bruce Banner. Likewise, Alex Désert reprises his role from that show as Nick Fury (which makes sense since The Avengers: EMH and WATXM are set in the same continuity).
    • David Kaufman reprises his role from the Ultimate Spider-Man video game as the Human Torch.
    • In addition to voicing the Hulk, Fred Tatasciore also reprises his role from the bonus levels of the tie-in game to Fantastic Four as the Thing.
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    • Tom Kane reprises his Next Avengers role as Ultron and his Hulk Vs. and Wolverine and the X-Men role as Professor Thronton due to the fact that The Avengers: EMH is set in the same continuity as WATXM and Hulk Vs.
    • In addition to Kane as Thronton, Graham McTavish and Kari Wahlgren reprise their respective role from Hulk Vs. as Loki and Enchantress since The Avengers: EMH and Hulk Vs. are set in the same continuity.
    • In addition to Tatasciore as the Thing and Kaufman as the Human Torch, Wally Wingert reprises his role in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 as Hank Pym.
    • Grey DeLisle reprsies her role from The Spectacular Spider-Man as Betty Brant. Infamously, so did her costars Josh Keaton and Daran Norris reprise their respective roles from the same series as Spidey himself and J. Jonah Jameson before being redubbed by two more: respectively, Drake Bell (who vocies Spidey in Ultimate Spider-Man) and J. K. Simmons (who played Jonah in the Spider-Man Trilogy and reprised the role in Ultimate).
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    • While a good chunk of the cast reprised their roles in Marvel vs. Capcom 3, this also went the other way with Loren Lester and Greg Ellis reprising their respective roles as Iron Fist and Rocket Raccoon.
  • While it was obvious that Peter Cullen would once again voice Optimus Prime in Transformers Prime, the biggest surprise was that they also got Frank Welker back as Megatron. This time, he did change the "iconic" G1 Megs voice, trading the "wheezy old man" voice for something sounding more rough and tough. "Minus One", much like Revenge of the Fallen and Dark of the Moon, also saw Welker reprise the role of Soundwave, who otherwise had no lines.
    • Transformers Animated brought an interesting perspective. While Corey Burton became the voice of Megatron, he would also reprise his role as Spike Witwicky (though in brief background cameos) and Shockwave. Another of his characters appeared (Brawn), though he went voiceless.
      • Also joining him was Susan Blu as Arcee, John Moschitta as Blurr and Judd Nelson for Rodimus Prime.
    • Every TF series brings back someone from series past to play characters they've played before, even when not connected by continuity. The Unicron Trilogy has the Beast Wars Optimus and Megs return.
    • In the Italian dub of The Ultimate Battle (a DVD recap of the Unicron Trilogy included with a 2-pack of Classics Optimus Prime Vs Megatron toys), Marco Balzarotti voices Optimus Prime. Since then, he took the role of Optimus Prime in every Transformers cartoon and videogame, but not in the live action movies... albeit he managed to be The Other Darrin for the live action voice actor in toy commercials and in the videogame adaptations of the first two movies.
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    • In the Italian dub of Prime, Gianluca Iacono reprises his role as Starscream from Transformers: War for Cybertron, while Tony Fuochi reprises the role of Megatron he had back in Beast Wars.
    • In the Italian dub of Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Gabriele Calindri reprises his role as Jazz from Transformers Animated.
    • In the Brazilian dub, José Santa Cruz and José Santanna voiced Megatron and Starscream, respectively, in G1, Transformers Armada and Michael Bay's live-action films. Guilherme Briggs voiced Optimus Prime in Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Transformers Armada, and Bay's films, as well as his descendant Optimus Primal in Beast Machines.
    • In the Italian dub of Transformers: Cyberverse, Alessandro Capra and Cristiana Rossi reprise their roles as Bumblebee and Windblade from Transformers: Robots in Disguise, while Gianluca Iacono and Lorenzo Scattorin reprise their roles as Starscream and Wheeljack from Prime.
  • In Voltron: The Third Dimension three actors reprise their roles from Voltron: Defender of the Universe. Neil Ross reprises his role as Keith, Micheal Bell is once again Lance and B.J. Ward is Princess Allura.
  • The Looney Tunes Show brought back Jeff Bergman from Tiny Toon Adventures and early 90s Looney Tunes Shorts for Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Sylvester, Tweety and Foghorn Leghorn. Jim Cummings is back as Taz, Bob Bergen is back as Porky and June Foray is back as Granny. She no longer voices Witch Hazel (now Witch Lezah), but this is most likely due to the character being completely revamped (it's unlikely Foray would be able to sound anything like Roz Ryan).
  • Star Trek: The Animated Series brought back the entire original cast from Star Trek: The Original Series, with the exception of Walter Koenig (interesting, his character doesn't show up at all.). In addition, two new characters were added: Lt. Arex (voiced by James Doohan who played Scotty) and M'Ress (voiced by Majel Barrett Roddenberry, who voiced Nurse Chapel).
    • To add to this, Walter Koenig wrote one episode for the series: The Infinite Vulcan
    • The characters of Sarek, Cyrano Jones, and Harry Mudd return for the animated series with their roles reprised by Mark Lenard, Stanley Adams and Roger C. Carmel respectively.
  • Batman: The Brave and the Bold:
    • Tom Everret Scott, Billy West, and Jennifer Hale reprise their respective DC Animated Universe roles as Booster Gold, Skeets, and Zatanna (along with Killer Frost). Richard Moll also reprised his DCAU role of Two-Face for the episode "Chill of the Night," but only for that episode - all other times he was voiced by James Remar instead.
    • "Bold Beginnings!" featured a pre-episode short called "Space Safari", which was a crossover between Batman and Space Ghost. To sweeten the deal, Gary Owens, the original voice of Space Ghost, returns to reprise his role.
    • A very...unique example took place in "The Super Batman of Planet X!" Batman visits an alternate dimension that greatly resembles Metropolis, with a super-powered Batman voiced by Kevin Conroy, and differently named versions of Lois Lane and Lex Luthor, respectively voiced by Dana Delany and Clancy Brown.
    • The third segment of the episode "Batmite Presents: Batman's Strangest Cases" has a crossover with Scooby Doo, with Frank Welker, Mindy Cohn, Grey DeLisle, and Matthew Lillard returning to the roles of Fred and Scooby, Velma, Daphne, and Shaggy.
  • Harley Quinn features the return of Diedrich Bader as Batman, a role he previously voiced in Batman: The Brave and the Bold.
  • While Ryan Drummond provided the voice of Sonic in Sonic Adventure in 1998, Jaleel White would reprise his role of Sonic in Sonic Underground. Furthermore, he also provided the voice of Sonic's two siblings: Sonia and Manic.
  • Sonic Boom featured the voice actors from the games since 2010 reprising their roles: Roger Craig Smith as Sonic, Travis Willingham as Knuckles, Cindy Robinson as Amy, and Mike Pollock as Dr. Eggman (this counts as Pollock's second reprisal, since he was among the 4Kids voice actors and was the only one to retain his role after the voice actors were changed). Kate Higgins did not reprise Tails however, being replaced by Colleen O'Shaughnessey, who then took over as the character with the games series.
    • In the Italian dub, Oreste and Antonella Baldini reprise their roles as Knuckles and Amy from the dub of Sonic X.
    • In the Brazilian dubs of Sonic the Hedgehog cartoons, everyone from Sonic X returned for Sonic Boom. Even Isaac Bardavid (Robotnik/Eggman), who has been voicing that character since Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog.
    • In the French dub, Alexandre Gilet, Marie-Eugénie Maréchal, Sébastien Desjours, Naïké Fauveau, Marc Bretonnière, and Benoît DuPac respectively reprised their roles as Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Amy, Eggman, and Shadow from both Sonic X and the various games made since Sonic Generations. Benjamin Pascal and Philippe Roullier also respectively reprised their roles as Cubot and Vector from the games.
  • Captain N: The Game Master brought back Link and Zelda from The Legend of Zelda in a couple of episodes with Jonathan Potts reprising his role of Link and Cyndy Preston reprising her role of Zelda. Furthermore, Ganon also made one appearance in the series, all with Len Carlson reprising his role of the evil wizard.
  • While The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 had an all new voice cast for Mario (Walker Boone), Luigi (Tony Rosato) and Princess Toadstool (Tracey Moore), Toad and Bowser kept their voice actors from The Super Mario Bros Super Show! (Harvey Atkins for Bowser and John Stocker for Toad)
  • Larry Kenney and Lynne Lipton reprised their roles as Lion-O and Cheetara for a Family Guy Cutaway Gag.
  • Because of a short amount of time for casting, George Newbern, Dana Delany, and Clancy Brown reprise their DC Animated Universe roles as Superman, Lois Lane, and Lex Luthor on The Batman.
  • Over half a decade after the original cartoon ended, the cast from Teen Titans reprised their roles for a series of minute-long shorts as a part of Cartoon Network's DC Nation block, which later expanded into the full Teen Titans Go! series. This lapses into other series, as Cyobrg's voice actor, Khary Payton, also reprises his role as the Kaldur'ahm Aqualad and, as mentioned below, Raven's voice actress, Tara Strong also reprise the role of Batgirl.
    • The Italian dub gets back Alessio De Filippis, Ilaria Latini and Monica Bertolotti as Robin, Starfire and Raven, while Gabriele Patriarca reprises his role as Beast Boy from Young Justice.
  • The Super Hero Squad Show:
  • Tales from the Cryptkeeper, an animated and kid-friendly spinoff of Tales from the Crypt, had John Kassir reprise his role as the Crypt Keeper.
  • The 2001 revival of Dexter's Laboratory saw the return of the entire voice cast. However, Christine Cavanaugh only reprised the title role for a few episodes before retiring from voice acting and was replaced with Candi Milo for the remainder of the show.
    • Likewise, Allison Moore, the original voice of Dee Dee, got her role back for a few episodes before the role was reverted back to Kathryn Cressida for the final season.
  • The revival of Johnny Bravo got all of the original cast (Johnny, his mom, and the neighbor Suzy) voiced by the same people.
  • The Spectacular Spider-Man:
  • Ultimate Spider-Man:
    • J. K. Simmons as the voice of J. Jonah Jameson, the character he portrayed in the live-action Spider-Man movies, and Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson from the MCU.
    • While initially voiced by Tom Kenny, starting with the episode "The Iron Octopus", Dee Bradley Baker would again reprise his role as Dr. Connors/The Lizard from the early 2000s Spider-Man games. He's also reprise his role from the first game as Carnage.
    • Coulson was eventually written out of the show. To replace him in Season 4, Iain De Caestecker and Elizabeth Henstridge were brought in from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to reprise their roles as Leo Fitz and Jemma Simmons.
    • The episode "Flight of the Iron Spider" ends with the Living Laser ending up in the universe of The Superhero Squad Show and being attacked by Thor. Dave Boat reprised his role as the Super Hero Squad incarnation of Thor for the scene.
  • Frank Welker has played Fred Jones from the Scooby-Doo series since its inception in 1969. But when Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island came out in 1998, it was the first time Fred had been featured in the series in close to 15 years, and he was the only one of the surviving original cast to reprise his role (starting with What's New, Scooby-Doo?, he would take up the role of Scooby-Doo as well).
    • In the direct-to-video movies "Monster of Mexico" and "Legend of The Vampire", Heather North and Nicole Jaffe, the second voice (but first permanent voice) of Daphne and the original voice of Velma respectively, reprised their roles.
    • What's New also saw the return of Casey Kasem as Shaggy, who had been absent from the role for several years.note  Unlike North and Jaffe, his reprisal was permanent, and only came to an end with his retirement in 2009.
    • Interestingly, after Casey Kasem retired as Shaggy, he was replaced by The Other Darrin Matthew Lillard, who amusingly is reprising his live-action role of Shaggy, starting with Scooby Doo Mystery Incorporated.
    • Super Natural S 13 E 16 Scooby Natural , an animated episode of the otherwise live action show Super Natural has the current voice actors Scooby Doo and Mystery Inc (Frank Welker as Scooby and Fred, Grey DeLisle Griffin as Daphne, Matthew Lillard as Shaggy, and Kate Micucci as Velma) reprising their roles.
    • The Italian dub of every Scooby Doo show and movie (except for the live action prequels, where Fred and Shaggy have different voices) since the first live action one keeps the same voice cast: Francesco Bulckaen as Fred, Domitilla D'Amico as Daphne, Rachele Paolelli as Velma, Oreste Baldini as Shaggy and Nanni Baldini as Scooby.
  • In the 1987 Garfield TV special "A Garfield Christmas" Jon's brother Doc Boy was voiced by comedian David L. Lander, more than 20 years later, he reprised his role for The Garfield Show.
  • Green Lantern: The Animated Series sees Kilowog voiced by Kevin Michael Richardson, reprising the role from the "Green Lantern: Rise Of The Manhunters" video game.
  • The Powerpuff Girls:
    • The 2009 special "The Powerpuff Girls Rule" and the 2014 special "Dance Pantsed" both had every actor from the original show return to reprise their roles.
    • While Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup have been recast for the 2016 reboot, Tom Kenny reprises his roles as the Mayor of Townsville and the Narrator, Roger L. Jackson returns to play Mojo Jojo, Jennifer Hale reprises her role as Ms. Keane, Tom Kane returns as both HIM and Professor Utonium, Jeff Bennett returns as the voice of Ace of the Gangreen Gang, and Jim Cummings reprise his role as Fuzzy Lumpkins.
      • In the Italian dub of the reboot, Monica Ward, Perla Liberatori, Monica Bertolotti and Paolo Buglioni are back as Blossom, Bubbles, Buttercup and Mojo Jojo.
  • In the Brazilian Portuguese dub of ThunderCats (2011), Élcio Romar returned to record a few new loops for Snarf (his character from the classic series).
  • All of the Recess voice actors reprised their roles for the 2003 Direct-to-Video films, Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade and Recess: All Growed Down, with the exceptions of T.J. and Becky, who were voiced by Myles Jeffrey and Tara Strong replacing Andrew Lawrence (Who had replaced Ross Malinger in 1998) and Melissa Joan Hart.
    • When the main characters from Recess all crossed over into the Lilo & Stitch: The Series episode "Lax" in 2006, Rickey D'Shon Collins, Pamela Adlon, Ashley Johnson, and April Winchell all reprised their roles of Vince, Spinelli, Gretchen, and Miss Finster, respcetivly. However, since Myles Jeffrey, Jason Davis, and Courtland Mead's voices had completely broke, their roles of T.J., Mikey, and Gus ended up going to Axel Alba, Zack Shada, and Zach Ewing.
  • Speaking of Lilo & Stitch, the TV series had cast nearly all the VAs from the original film save Ving Rhames (though his character was scarcely used anyway) and Jason Scott Lee. The only time this was subverted was in Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch where a young Dakota Fanning subbed for Daveigh Chase as Lilo.
  • Everyone apart from Danny DeVito and Rip Torn (plus Charlton Heston's narrator) returned for Hercules: The Animated Series - though Tate Donovan, who played adult Herc, voices the teenage one that protagonizes the series instead of Josh Keaton. This was caused by James Woods' return, and to show how he loves Hades, apart from a small scene in House of Mouse it's always him when Hades appears (such as in Kingdom Hearts). The crossover with Aladdin: The Series also has Aladdin, Jasmine, Abunote , and Jafar again voiced by the same actors.
  • Sid Raymond returned to voice Baby Huey in the 1994 revival, 35 years after his last animated appearance (but only in the first season; for the second, Joe Alaskey took over the role).
  • Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, and Tress MacNeille reprised their respective roles as Yakko, Wakko, and Dot for promos for The Hub's airing of Animaniacs.
  • On House of Mouse, many of the living voice actors would return to voice their respective Disney characters, including Jerry Orbach as Lumiere.
  • In The Emperor's New School, the role of Pacha was passed from John Goodman to Fred Tatasciore. Starting with the second season, Goodman took up the role once more. The series also had Chicha, Kronk, Yzma, and Bucky once again voiced by Wendie Malick, Patrick Warburton, Eartha Kitt, and Bob Bergen.
  • The Addams Family had this happen in nearly all animated incarnations:
    • John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Ted Cassidy, and Jackie Coogan reprised their roles as Gomez, Morticia, Lurch, and Uncle Fester for the Addams Family's guest appearance on The New Scooby-Doo Movies.
    • In the 1973 cartoon, most members of the family had been recast, but Jackie Coogan and Ted Cassidy again played Uncle Fester and Lurch.
    • The 90's animated series again recast nearly everyone, but had John Astin reprise his role as Gomez Addams once more.
  • The Incredible Hulk featured the voice of Lou Ferrigno as the Hulk. Ferrigno famously portrayed the Hulk in the iconic 70's live-action show.
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  • The Jetsons brought back the entire cast 20 years later to produce another season of shows for first run syndication along with the classics. This was going to happen in Jetsons: The Movie as well, but for two things: First, Daws Butler died shortly before recording began, meaning Elroy had to be recast. Second, Executive Meddling resulted in Janet Waldo being replaced as Judy by pop idol Tiffany, who was originally just going to do her singing voice – to add insult to injury, Waldo had actually recorded all her lines for the movie; she had no idea she'd been replaced until she saw the movie's premier. It was George O'Hanlon (George Jetson) and Mel Blanc's final voice roles: both died shortly after recording their parts.note 
  • Super Best Friends Forever, Teen Titans Go! (in addition to Raven), and Beware the Batman all see Tara Strong reprise her The New Batman Adventures role as Barbara Gordon, though BtB sees Barbara as Oracle, which Tara hadn't voiced before, whereas SBFF and Go once again see Barbara as Batgirl.
  • For the LEGO Star Wars special "The Empire Strikes Out," Kenneth Colley and Julian Glover reprised their roles as Captain Piett and General Veers, respectively. In addition, BRIAN BLESSED returned as Boss Nass.
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars has a significant amount of actors that reprise the roles that they previously portrayed in the Star Wars franchise:
    • Some of the actors reprised their roles as the characters that they portrayed in the theatrical films. They include Anthony Daniels as C-3PO, Ahmed Best as Jar Jar Binks (although Binks was voiced by B.J. Hughes in three of the season one episodes), Liam Neeson as Qui-Gon Jinn, Pernilla August as Shmi Skywalker, Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca, Daniel Logan as Boba Fett & the younger clone cadets, and Matthew Wood as General Grievous & the Battle Droids.
    • Some of the voice actors from previous Star Wars works such as Star Wars: Clone Wars and the franchise's videogames returned, which include James Arnold Taylor as Obi-Wan Kenobi, Tom Kane as Yoda, Terrence C. Carson as Mace Windu, and Corey Burton as Count Dooku.
  • The Art Shifted Sequel Star Wars Rebels has James Earl Jones reprising his role as Darth Vader from the original trilogy. Not only that, but they also got Frank Oz to return as the voice of Yoda, and in possibly the most unexpected reprisal of all, Paul Reubens to reprise his role as RX-24 "Rex" from the original version of Disney's Star Tours Ride. Billy Dee Williams also returns to voice a younger (but still the coolest guy in the galaxy) version of Lando. As a result of being a sequel to The Clone Wars, this series has the following role reprisals: Matt Lanter as Anakin Skywalker, James Arnold Taylor as Obi-Wan Kenobi (albeit the younger, prequel era one), Ashley Eckstein as Ahsoka Tano, Phil La Marr as Bail Organa, Stephen Stanton as Tarkin, Sam Witwer as Darth Maul, Jim Cummings as Hondo Ohnaka, and Corey Burton as Gobi Glie. Forest Whitaker and Genevieve O'Reilly also reprise their respective roles as Saw Gerrera and Mon Mothmanote  from Rogue One in Season 3. Darth Sidious was voiced by two different people during the show's run. In the season 2 premiere The Emperor was voiced by Sam Witwer who previously played him in The Force Unleashed video games while in Season 4 Ian McDiarmid repraises his role from the films.
  • Young Justice sees Bruce Greenwood reprise his Batman: Under the Red Hood role as Batman, Jeff Bennett reprise his Batman: The Brave and the Bold as Abra Kadabra, Gregg Rainwater reprise his Justice League Unlimited as Apache Chief Expy (Tye) Longshadow , and Steve Blum and Ariel Winter reprise their respective DC Showcase: Green Arrow roles as Count Vertigo and Perdita.
  • Nearly a decade after the live action Batman series went off the air, Adam West and Burt Ward returned as the Dynamic Duo for Filmation's The New Adventures of Batman. West would again reprise his role as the Caped Crusader during the final two seasons of Super Friends, replacing Olan Soule.
  • Legion of Super-Heroes sees Corey Burton reprise his Superman: The Animated Series and Justice League role as Brainiac.
  • G.I. Joe
    • The DiC Entertainment continuation of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero recast most of the characters that returned from the original Sunbow series, but the show did have Chris Latta reprise his role as Cobra Commander, Jerry Houser return to voice Sci-Fi, and Bob Remus return as Sgt. Slaughter. Morgan Lofting and Ed Gilbert also reprised their roles as the Baroness and General Hawk in the first season of the DiC series before being replaced in season two by Suzanne Errett-Balcome and David Kaye respectively.
    • G.I. Joe: Renegades sees Charlie Adler reprise his role as Cobra Commander from G.I. Joe: Resolute. However, this is the only role he reprised (Gung-Ho didn't appear and Hard Master, Flint, and Stalker One had different voice actors).
    • An animated episode of the otherwise live-action show Community takes place almost entirely in the G.I. Joe world. Michael Bell reprised his role as Duke and Bill Ratner reprised the voice of Flint, both from the original cartoon.
  • Spider-Man: The Animated Series:
    • Neil Ross and Linda Gary from the 80s solo Spider-Man cartoon reprised their respective roles as Norman Osborn and Aunt May (at least until Gary died, regarding the latter).
    • It also saw reversal of The Other Darrins in other '90s Marvel cartoons as James Avery reprised his role from the first season of Iron Man as War Machine (likely, in part, due to his replacement, Dorian Harewood voicing Tombstone) and Iona Morris reprised her role from the first season of X-Men as Storm. That said, Storm is also an example of The Other Darrin in the series, as the X-Men's guest appearance earlier in the series had Storm voiced by her voice actress from Season 2 of X-Men onwards, Alison Sealy-Smith.
    • In the Italian dub, Stefano Onofri reprises the role of the titular character from Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends.
  • Márcio Simões, who voiced the Joker in the Brazilian dub of The Dark Knight, returned to voice the Joker in the dub of Batman: The Brave and the Bold, he also voiced the Joker in the dubs of Batman: Arkham Origins and LEGO Batman 3.
  • The 2006 revival of Biker Mice from Mars recast most of the supporting characters, but some of the actors from the original 1993 series returned to reprise their roles.
    • Rob Paulsen, Ian Ziering, and Dorian Harewood all return as Throttle, Vinnie, and Modo.
    • Peter Strauss reprises his role as Stoker for five episodes before being replaced by Jim Ward for the remainder of the series.
    • William Morgan Sheppard, Susan Silo, and Luke Perry all return to reprise their respective roles as Lawrence Lactavius Limburger, Dr. Karbunkle, and Napoleon Brie.
  • Extreme Ghostbusters, a Sequel Series to The Real Ghostbusters, had Maurice LaMarche reprise his role as Egon Spengler and also had Dave Coulier, Frank Welker, and Buster Jones reprise their roles as Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, and Winston Zeddemore in the Grand Finale.
  • The Italian dub of every Batman cartoon since Batman: The Animated Series (excluding the movies) keeps the same voice actors for the main characters: Marco Balzarotti as Batman, Davide Garbolino as Robin (he actually voiced both Dick Grayson and Tim Drake during The New Batman Adventures, with the former getting a different voice actor once he grew up and became Nightwing), Enrico Bertorelli as Commissioner Gordon, Riccardo Peroni as Joker and Debora Magnaghi as Batgirl. Other characters were recast between various series, but some voice changes were later kept as the standard voices (Mario Zucca as Mr. Freeze, introduced first in TNBA) and some older voice actors came back in later series (Marina Thovez as Catwoman, replaced in The Batman but came back in Batman: The Brave and the Bold)
    • Similarly, the French dub for the various DC animated adaptations (both movies and TV shows) regularly have the same voice actors reprise their roles whenever possible. Just to name a few examples, Emmanuel Jacomy voiced Superman in almost all of his animated appearances ever since Superman: The Animated Series; Adrien Antoine has been the voice of Batman in almost everything ever since The Batman; and Delphine Braillon has given her voice to Wonder Woman, with a few exceptions here and there, ever since Superman/Batman: Apocalypse.
  • In the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012) two-part episode "The Manhattan Project", Cam Clarke, Barry Gordon, Rob Paulsen (who already voices this series' version of Donatello), and Townsend Coleman reprise their respective roles as Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael, and Michelangelo for the 1987 Turtles' cameo.
    • Season 4 features another return from the original actors, with a transdimensional warp causing the modern Ninja Turtles to meet their 80's counterparts. This time, they're joined by Pat Fraley, who reprises his role as Krang.
      • Same for the Italian dub of the episode, with Luca Semeraro, Diego Sabre, Davide Garbolino, Felice Invernici and Paolo Marchese reprising their roles as Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, Donatello and Krang from the 1987 show (and the 2003 too for the four turtles). Since the 2012 series is dubbed in Rome, and the classic series in Milan, this is even more impressive. (Still, Marchese now lives in Rome, while Garbolino sometimes works there).
    • The Polish dub instead uses the Turtles' voice actors from the 2014 movie except Donatello, because his movie actor is the same as in the cartoon.
    • The Grand Finale of the series consists of another crossover with the 1987 cartoon that again has the cast from the original show reprise their roles, only this time Cam Clarke and Barry Gordon also get to reprise their roles as the original 1987 incarnations of Rocksteady and Bebop. However, the 1987 Shredder ended up being voiced by Kevin Michael Richardson because of James Avery being deceased.
      • In the Italian dub, while the voice actor of the 1987 Shredder Marco Balzarotti is still available, for some reason they instead used Mario Zucca, the voice of the 2003 Shredder.
  • When the main characters were recast for the second season of Jonny Quest: The Real Adventures, Rob Paulsen and Granville van Dusen returned to the roles of Hadji and Race Bannon, respectively, having previously voiced the characters in the '80s series and '90s telefilms. However, van Dusen only reprised Race for a few episodes, before Robert Foxworth took the role.
  • While as noted elsewhere on this, the DC Animated Universe is the source of many examples of this trope, it also goes the other way around as some actors reprised roles from older works:
    • The Superman: The Animated Series episode "Feeding Time" sees Mel Winkler reprise his Lois & Clark role as William Henderson (albeit there, according to the credits, at the character's then-current rank in the comics as Metropolis's police commissioner).
    • In addition to returning as the Joker and voicing Solomon Grundy, the Justice League Unlimited episode "Flash and Substance" sees Mark Hamill reprise his The Flash (1990) role as the Trickster. The character was even modeled on Hamill and added elements of the Trickster's TV appearances in the design.
    • While originally played by Robert Morse in Superman: The Animated Series, Desaad's appearance on Justice League had Rene Auberjonois reprise his role as the character from Super Friends.
  • Godzilla: The Series sees Malcolm Danare, Kevin Dunn and Michael Lerner reprise their respective roles from Godzilla (1998) as Dr. Mendel Craven, Major Hicks, and Mayor Ebert.
  • Most Winnie-the-Pooh works have a fairly recurring voice cast:
    • Paul Winchell and Hal Smith reprised their roles as Tigger and Owl respectively in A Day For Eeyore and The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, almost two decades after The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. Winchell was replaced by Jim Cummings halfway into the TV series due to failing health, though returned to voice him in a couple of later projects such as Pooh's Grand Adventure.
    • Along with maintaining the role of Tigger after Winchell, Cummings has voiced Pooh in all works since New Adventures. Allegedly Hal Smith filled in for occasional lines in New Adventures when Cummings was unavailable, having previously voiced him in A Day For Eeyore.
    • John Fiedler was the consistent voice for Piglet in Pooh cartoons up until his death.
    • After being replaced by Bud Luckey for the 2011 Winnie-the-Pooh film, Peter Cullen reprised his role of Eeyore in the Doc McStuffins/Pooh crossover "Into the Hundred Acre Wood". Said episode also brought back Jim Cummings as Pooh and Tigger & Travis Oates as Piglet.
  • Reconstructed with Get a Horse!, with Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner and Billy Bletcher all reprising the roles of Mickey Mouse, Minnie and Pete decades after their deaths via Stock Footage.
  • Justice League Action features the return of the following:
  • The Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! animated series had John Astin reprise his role from the film's sequels as Professor Mortimer Gangreen, though he is referred to as Dr. Putrid T. Gangreen.
  • Wolverine and the X-Men not only sees Steve Blum as Wolverine and Fred Tatasciore as the Hulk, but also Blum's X-Men Legends co-star Peter Lurie reprise his role as Sabretooth and Keone Young reprise his X-Men: The Official Game role as Silver Samurai.
  • The Italian dub of ALVINNN!!! and the Chipmunks features the voice actors from the live action movies for the Chimpunks and the Chipettes.note  The English version retains Ross Bagdasarian Jr. and Janice Karman as their roles from the 80s show as well, with the exception of Eleanor, who is instead voiced by their daughter, Vanessa Chambers.
  • Luis Alfonso Mendoza came back as Count Duckula in the Mexican Spanish dub of the Danger Mouse reboot, after not having voiced that character in over 20 years.
    • In the Italian dub, Pietro Ubaldi also reprises the role of the Count.
  • Avengers, Assemble!:
  • In the Italian dub of Guardians of the Galaxy, Maria Letizia Scifoni, Nino Prester, Christian Iansante and Massimo Corvo reprise their roles as Gamora, Drax, Rocket Raccoon And Groot from the live action movie.
  • Thirteen years after the series ended, Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie will retain a large number of voice actors from the show, among them Francesca Marie Smith (Helga), Dan Castellaneta (Grandpa Phil), and Maurice LaMarche (Big Bob), with the original voices of Arnold and Gerald, Lane Toran and Jamil Smith returning in different roles.
  • The Italian dub of The Real Ghostbusters features Oreste Rizzini, Mario Cordova, Sergio Di Giulio, Gianni Bertoncin and Cristiana Lionello reprising their roles respectively as Peter, Egon, Ray, Winston and Janine from the live action movies (albeit the latter two voiced the characters only in the second movie and not in the first one). Also, in Season 4 Egon's voice actor was replaced with Claudio Capone, who already replaced Mario Cordova as Egon in the dub of the second movie.
    • In the French dub, Bernard Murat and Jean-Pierre Leroux reprised their roles as Peter and Egon respectively from the live-action movies. Leroux would later continue to do the voice of Egon in Extreme Ghostbusters.
  • In Wabbit: A Looney Tunes Production, Dee Bradley Baker reprises his role as Daffy Duck from Space Jam.
  • For The Lion Guard, Jason Marsden, Andy Dick, and Lacey Chabert reprise their roles of Kovu, Nuka, and Vitani from The Lion King II: Simba's Pride nearly twenty years earlier.
    • While not the original voice, Kevin Schon reprises the role of Timon from House of Mouse and Timon & Pumbaa. Ernie Sabella returns to voicing Pumbaa.
    • While the actual series has him voiced by Gary Anthony Williams, Mufasa in the pilot was once again voiced by James Earl Jones.
  • While The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius villains King Goobot and Ooblar were voiced by Patrick Stewart and Martin Short in the Pilot Movie Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, the series had S. Scott Bullock and Paul Greenberg reprise their roles as the characters from the show's original pilot Runaway Rocketboy.
  • Tony Anselmo returns to voice Donald Duck in DuckTales (2017). Normally this wouldn't be anything notable, Anselmo's been the official voice for the past thirty plus years, but this also makes him the only returning cast member from the original DuckTales (1987).
    • Corey Burton is also set to reprise the role of Ludwig Von Drake.
    • Of all the dubs, the European Spanish dub manages to not only keep the translator (Kenneth Post) and studio (Abaira had evolved into SDI Media), but Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby, Launchpad and Mrs. Beakley all have the same voices from the original series (which was actually dubbed in 1998).
    • In the Italian dub, Paola Giannetti reprises her role as Ma Beagle from the original show. Also Raffaele Uzzi reprises the role of Duckworth.
    • In the Mexican Spanish dub, Arturo Mercado returns as Scrooge McDuck and Darkwing Duck. Francisco Colmenero also returns as Glomgold, not to mention he directed the Spanish dubs of both series. Moisés Palacios also is back as Gyro Gearloose.
    • The French dub keeps Jean-Claude Donda as Launchpad McQuack, while Alexis Tomassian and Donald Reignoux reprise their characters from Quack Pack, Dewey and Louie, respectively.
    • The Show Within a Show version of Darkwing Duck from "Beware the B.U.D.D.Y. System!" has Jim Cummings reprising his iconic role as D.W., in addition to Michael Bell as Quackerjack.
      • The Italian dub has Oliviero Dinelli reprising the role of Darkwing Duck, plus Oreste Baldini as Quackerjack and Fabrizio Manfredi as Megavolt.
  • The 2017 revival of Samurai Jack has many of the actors from the original show return to reprise their roles. Aside from Phil La Marr returning to play Jack himself, the revival also has Sab Shimono and Lauren Tom reprise their roles as the samurai's parents and even has John DiMaggio return as the Scotsman. The most notable exception is Aku, who is now voiced by Greg Baldwin because of Mako's passing, though the replacement is itself a reprisal because Greg Baldwin previously voiced Aku in FusionFall.
  • The entire voice cast of Rocko's Modern Life returned for the 2018 TV movie "Static Cling", more than 20 years later.
  • On Mickey and the Roadster Racers , while Donald is voiced by Daniel Ross instead of Tony Anselmo (due to the latter working on Ducktales, as mentioned above), everyone else returns to their roles, which includes:
    • Bret Iwan as Mickey
    • Bill Farmer as Goofy, Pluto, and Horace Horsecollar
    • Russi Taylor as Minnie
    • Tress MacNeille as Daisy and Chip
    • Corey Burton as Professor Von Drake and Dale
    • Jim Cummings as Pete
    • Carlos Alazraqui and Rob Paulsen as Panchito and Jose
    • Nika Futterman as Cuckoo Loca
    • April Winchell as Clarabelle
    • Maurice LaMarche as Mortimer Mouse (although he's renamed Morty McCool).
    • Frank Welker as Butch and Figaro
    • Avalon Robbins and Grace Kauffman as Minnie's nieces, Millie and Melody
  • In 2006, PBS Kids released a Curious George cartoon, with Frank Welker reprising the role of George from the theatrical film that year.
  • Sofia the First has various connections to many Disney projects, with many of the actors who currently portray certain characters return to voicing them, including:
    • Jennifer Hale as Cinderella
    • Barbara Dirickson, Russi Taylor, and Tress MacNeille as Flora, Fauna, and Merriwether
    • Linda Larkin and Lea Salonga as Jasmine's speaking and singing voice respectively
    • Julie Nathanson voicing Belle in "The Amulet And The Anthem" is already a reprisal since she voiced her in some video games years prior after inheriting the role.
    • Jodi Benson as Ariel
    • Ming Na Wen and Lea Salonga as Mulan's speaking and singing voice
    • Mandy Moore as Rapunzel
    • Anika Noni Rose as Tiana
    • Josh Gad as Olaf
    • Jeff Bennett as Merlin
    • Katie Von Til as Snow White
    • From Disney Infinity, Ruth Connell as Merida
  • Jake And The Neverland Pirates sees Corey Burton and Jeff Bennett once again voicing Captain Hook and Mr. Smee.
  • All Hail King Julien sees Danny Jacobs, Kevin Michael Richardson, and Andy Richter reprise the roles of King Julien, Maurice, and Mort from The Penguins of Madagascar . Danny also reprises the role from the video games and NBC specials while Andy reprises it from the aforementioned specials and movies.
    • Alex's cameo in the series finale sees him voiced by Crispin Freeman, who voiced him in the second and third video games.
  • While Wasabi and Fred are voiced by Khary Payton and Brooks Whelan instead of Damon Wayans Jr. and TJ Miller, Big Hero 6: The Series sees Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, Génesis Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph, Alan Tudyk, David Shaughnessy, and Stan Lee return as Hiro, Baymax, GoGo, Honey Lemon, Cass, Krei, Heathcliff (Fred's butler), and Fred's Dad, respectively. Paul Brigs also reprises Yama. Daniel Henney also voices Tadashi again, though given the character's death, it's only in flashbacks and recordings.
  • The Tom and Jerry Show (2014) sees Kath Soucie reprise the role of Tuffy from the Tom And Jerry DVD movies.
  • In the English dub of Xiaolin Chronicles, Tara Strong and Jennifer Hale return to reprise their roles as Omi and Katnappe, respectively.
  • Star Wars: Forces of Destiny is a show that focuses on the female heroes of the Star Wars universe. Befitting this, it will have Daisy Ridley, Lupita Nyong'o and Felicity Jones reprising their roles as Rey, Maz Kanata and Jyn Erso, most notably. Also reprising their roles on the series are Star Wars animation veterans Ashley Eckstein as Ahsoka Tano, Catherine Taber as Padme Amidala, Matt Lanter as Anakin Skywalker, Tiya Sircar as Sabine Wren, Vanessa Marshall as Hera Syndulla, and Gina Torres as Ketsu Onyo.
  • The two Spumco shorts for The Jetsons sees Jeff Bergmam once again voicing George Jetson and Mr. Spacely. He previously did the remaining dialogue for the 1990 movie when the original actors passed away.
  • The Boomerang cartoon Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz sees Laraine Newman reprise the role of the Wicked Witch from the Tom and Jerry Wizard Of Oz movies.
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  • OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes:
  • The Laverne & Shirley Animated Adaptation Laverne and Shirley in the Army had Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams reprise their respective roles as Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney.
  • Skylanders Academy : Richard Steven Horvitz, Jonny Rees (aka Greg Ellis), Bobcat Goldthwait, Billy West, Fred Tatasciore are the only actors from the games to reprise their roles as Kaos, Jet-Vac, Pop Fizz, Food Fight and Snap Shot respectively.
  • Iron Man: Armored Adventures:
  • Spider-Man's guest appearances on Spider-Woman had an uncredited Paul Soles reprise his role as Spidey from Spider-Man (1967).
  • Lily Tomlin returns as Miss (now Professor) Frizzle in The Magic School Bus Rides Again.
  • Wacky Races (2017) sees Billy West reprises the role of Muttley from the 2001 video game.
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