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** There was also the ''Sacamantecas'' in 1870s Spain and the South-East Ripper in 1890s France. Same modus operandi, but they were caught.


* Music/PeterGabriel (UK) / Music/DavidByrne (US): Eccentric singer-songwriters who initially came to fame [[Music/{{Genesis}} in]] [[Music/TalkingHeads bands]] and who are known for making [[SurrealMusicVideo weird music videos]] in the '80s while popularizing WorldMusic.

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* Music/PeterGabriel (UK) / Music/DavidByrne (US): Eccentric singer-songwriters who initially came to fame [[Music/{{Genesis}} in]] [[Music/TalkingHeads bands]] and who are known for making [[SurrealMusicVideo weird music videos]] in the '80s while popularizing WorldMusic.
WorldMusic. Both artists are known for unusual staging in concerts.



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* Music/PeterGabriel (UK) / Music/DavidByrne (US): Eccentric singer-songwriters who initially came to fame [[Music/{{Genesis}} in]] [[Music/TalkingHeads bands]] and who are known for making [[SurrealMusicVideo weird music videos]] in the '80s while popularizing WorldMusic.



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* Hershey's, Ghirardelli (US) / Cadbury (UK), Nestlé (Switzerland): Chocolatiers. Yet another example of transcontinental equivalents with the U.S. companies, as Hershey's is based in Pennsylvania and Ghirardelli is based in California.



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* Creator/WillSmith ([[Music/DJJazzyJeffAndTheFreshPrince Jazzy Jeff/Fresh Prince era]]) (US) / Music/SlickRick (Resides in the US, but is originally from the UK, and has dual citizenship): Two rappers known for their ability to tell vivd stories with their rhymes, and were originally part of a group (Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince for Will, and both the Kangol Crew & the Get Fresh Crew for Rick). But by 1993, Will had all but abandoned his original storytelling style, before shedding it completely by 1997 for ''Big Willie Style'', though he still [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLCVUTlJrYE ocassionally dips into it]] once in a while.


* UsefulNotes/FrenchNewWave [[CaptainObvious (France)]] / UsefulNotes/NewHollywood (US): Avant-garde filmmaking movements that established the director as "auteur."

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* UsefulNotes/FrenchNewWave [[CaptainObvious (France)]] (France) / UsefulNotes/NewHollywood (US): Avant-garde filmmaking movements that established the director as "auteur."



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* Trans-hemispheric variant: Six Nations Championship (Europe) / The Rugby Championship (Southern Hemisphere) Annual competitions for their regions' top national UsefulNotes/{{rugby union}} teams.[[note]]Six Nations: England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, Wales; Rugby Championship: Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa[[/note]]
* Another trans-hemispheric variant: DTM (Germany) / Supercars Championship (Australia) Major touring car racing series. Americans, think of them as UsefulNotes/{{NASCAR}} with all of the races on road courses.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents (US)''/''William's Wish Wellingtons'' (UK): Average kid with average problems with the ability to wish for anything who's wishing occasionally causes screw ups.

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* {{Trekkie}}s (US) / Whovians (UK): Iconic sci-fi shows running since the 60s.


** Another transcontinental example: San Francisco Coffee (California) / Starbucks (Washington)

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** Another transcontinental example: San Francisco Bay Coffee or Peet's Coffee (California) / Starbucks (Washington)


* Buick (U.S.) / Vauxhall (U.K.) / Opel (rest of Europe) / Holden (Aus/NZ): motor vehicles made by General Motors. Buick is actually one of four GM brands sold in North America, but is listed here because several Buick models are based on Opels, and one is also made by Opel.

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* Buick (U.S.) A former example: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC (North America) / Vauxhall (U.K.) / Opel (rest of Europe) / Holden (Aus/NZ): motor vehicles made by General Motors. Buick is actually one of four In 2017, GM brands sold in off all of its European operations to PSA (owner of Peugeot and Citroën), but it still controls the Holden brand. Outside of Europe and Oceania, GM now sells vehicles under its North America, but is listed here because several Buick models are based on Opels, and one is also made by Opel.American brand names.



* Lays potato chips (U.S.) / Walker's potato crisps (U.K.)/ Smith's (Australia) / Bluebird (New Zealand)

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* Lays potato chips (U.S.) / Walker's Walkers potato crisps (U.K.)/ ) / Smith's (Australia) / Bluebird (New Zealand)


** Another transcontinental example: San Fransisco Coffee (California) / Starbucks (Washington)

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** Another transcontinental example: San Fransisco Francisco Coffee (California) / Starbucks (Washington)


* PunkRock (UK) / Grunge (US): Anti-establishment alternative rock subgenres.

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* PunkRock (UK) / Grunge (US): Anti-establishment alternative rock subgenres. Also Grunge and BritPop (UK) as '90s-defining alternative rock movements. The latter was a reaction to the perceived dourness of grunge.


* ''Series/Taskmaster'' (UK)/ ''Taskmaster'' (US): Comedy panel show series that has famous contestants compete for other people's prizes (and a series trophy) by doing entertaining tasks. US Version repeated most tasks found in the UK version, and the titular taskmaster was changed from Greg Davies to Reggie Watts. US Version only ever ran for one season, while the UK Version is still ongoing (like a Reverse The Office).

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* ''Series/Taskmaster'' ''Series/TaskMaster'' (UK)/ ''Taskmaster'' (US): Comedy panel show series that has famous contestants compete for other people's prizes (and a series trophy) by doing entertaining tasks. US Version repeated most tasks found in the UK version, and the titular taskmaster was changed from Greg Davies to Reggie Watts. US Version only ever ran for one season, while the UK Version is still ongoing (like a Reverse The Office).

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* ''Series/Taskmaster'' (UK)/ ''Taskmaster'' (US): Comedy panel show series that has famous contestants compete for other people's prizes (and a series trophy) by doing entertaining tasks. US Version repeated most tasks found in the UK version, and the titular taskmaster was changed from Greg Davies to Reggie Watts. US Version only ever ran for one season, while the UK Version is still ongoing (like a Reverse The Office).

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