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** A number of characters in the live-action films have been portrayed by different actors over the years, most notably Asterix (Creator/ChristianClavier for the first two films, Clovis Cornillac for the third, Édouard Baer for the fourth and Guillaume Canet for the fifth) and Julius Caesar (played, in order, by Creator/GottfriedJohn, Creator/AlainChabat, Creator/AlainDelon and Creator/FabriceLuchini). Obelix ended up "darrinded" too with Creator/GerardDepardieu not coming back for the fifth film, being replaced by Gilles Lellouche.

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** A number of characters in the live-action films have been portrayed by different actors over the years, most notably Asterix (Creator/ChristianClavier for the first two films, Clovis Cornillac for the third, Édouard Baer for the fourth and Guillaume Canet for the fifth) and Julius Caesar (played, in order, by Creator/GottfriedJohn, Creator/AlainChabat, Creator/AlainDelon and Creator/FabriceLuchini). Obelix ended up "darrinded" too with Creator/GerardDepardieu not coming back for the fifth film, being replaced by Gilles Lellouche. Vitalstatistix was also played by three different actors -- Creator/MichelGalabru, Éric Thomas and Michel Duchaussoy.


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* CashCowFranchise: The most profitable French comic book property by far, from the comics themselves to live action films, animated films, video games, a theme park... and the ubiquitous mustard glasses.

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* CashCowFranchise: The most profitable French comic book property by far, from the comics themselves to live action live-action films, animated films, video games, a theme park... and the ubiquitous mustard glasses.



** Obelix's catchphrase "These [Group of People] are crazy" is very commonly used in Denmark. In fact, it's not uncommon to say "Those Romans are crazy" even when talking about a completely different group. Italian dub also has a case of BilingualBonus, since it can be translated in "Sono Pazzi Questi Romani", whose capital letters form S.P.Q.R., a very common Ancient Roman motto.

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** Obelix's catchphrase "These [Group [group of People] people] are crazy" is very commonly used in Denmark. In fact, it's not uncommon to say "Those Romans are crazy" even when talking about a completely different group. Italian dub also has a case of BilingualBonus, since it can be translated in "Sono Pazzi Questi Romani", whose capital letters form S.P.Q.R., a very common Ancient Roman motto.



* DisownedAdaptation: While they weren't involved with it in any real way other than providing the story that was adapted into it, both Goscinny and Uderzo really, ''really'' didn't like the AnimatedAdaptation of ''Recap/AsterixTheGaul''.

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* DisownedAdaptation: While they weren't involved with it in any real way other than providing the story that was adapted into it, both Goscinny and Uderzo really, ''really'' didn't like the AnimatedAdaptation of ''Recap/AsterixTheGaul''.''WesternAnimation/AsterixTheGaul''.



* OldShame: Albert Uderzo named ''Recap/AsterixAndTheGreatDivide'' as his least favorite entry in the series, due to not yet having much of a handle on how to create the books entirely by himself. It's not known if Rene Goscinny specifically disliked any story, though he reportedly didn't think too much of the earlier entries in the series (at least, prior to ''Recap/AsterixAndCleopatra'', which was his personal favorite of all the stories he worked on).

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* OldShame: Albert Uderzo named ''Recap/AsterixAndTheGreatDivide'' as his least favorite entry in the series, due to not yet having much of a handle on how to create the books entirely by himself. It's not known if Rene René Goscinny specifically disliked any story, though he reportedly didn't think too much of the earlier entries in the series (at least, prior to ''Recap/AsterixAndCleopatra'', which was his personal favorite of all the stories he worked on).



** ''Asterix in Corsica'' references a scandal almost no one remembers now, even in France.

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** ''Asterix in Corsica'' references a scandal almost no one no-one remembers now, even in France.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: There was talk of making an actual animated series adaptation of the comic book series (which would be very fitting considering how it is one of ''the'' biggest names in European comics, plus ''ComicBook/{{Tintin}}'' and ''ComicBook/SpirouAndFantasio'' had at least two animated series each), but Creator/AlbertUderzo always refused.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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There was talk of making an actual animated series adaptation of the comic book series (which would be very fitting considering how it is one of ''the'' biggest names in European comics, plus ''ComicBook/{{Tintin}}'' and ''ComicBook/SpirouAndFantasio'' had at least two animated series each), but Creator/AlbertUderzo always refused.


** A number of characters in the live-action films have been portrayed by different actors over the years, most notably Asterix (Creator/ChristianClavier for the first two films, Clovis Cornillac for the third, Édouard Baer for the fourth and Guillaume Canet for the fifth) and Julius Caesar (played, in order, by Creator/GottfriedJohn, Alain Chabat, Creator/AlainDelon and Creator/FabriceLuchini). Obelix ended up "darrinded" too with Creator/GerardDepardieu not coming back for the fifth film, being replaced by Gilles Lellouche.

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** A number of characters in the live-action films have been portrayed by different actors over the years, most notably Asterix (Creator/ChristianClavier for the first two films, Clovis Cornillac for the third, Édouard Baer for the fourth and Guillaume Canet for the fifth) and Julius Caesar (played, in order, by Creator/GottfriedJohn, Alain Chabat, Creator/AlainChabat, Creator/AlainDelon and Creator/FabriceLuchini). Obelix ended up "darrinded" too with Creator/GerardDepardieu not coming back for the fifth film, being replaced by Gilles Lellouche.


* LongRunners: The comic books have been around since 1959 and the animated movies since 1967, and the Ride/ParcAsterix operates since 1989.

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* LongRunners: The comic books have been around since 1959 and the animated movies since 1967, 1967 (with Creator/RogerCarel having voiced Asterix from 1967 to 2014), and the Ride/ParcAsterix operates since 1989.

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* SequelGap: Six years between the second and third live-action films, four years between the third and the fourth, and ten years between the fourth and fifth.


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** The Itineris phone company was defunct by 2001, it got referenced in the 2002 film. Young folks born in the 21st century won't get it unless told about it.


* TheOtherDarrin: Given that the animated films have been made over a period of ''forty-seven years'', there is a lot of voice actor turn over. Especially in non-French dubs.
** A number of characters in the live-action films have been portrayed by different actors over the years, most notably Asterix (Creator/ChristianClavier for the first two films, Clovis Cornillac for the third and Édouard Baer for the fourth one) and Julius Caesar (played, in order, by Creator/GottfriedJohn, Alain Chabat, Creator/AlainDelon and Creator/FabriceLuchini).

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* TheOtherDarrin: TheOtherDarrin:
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Given that the animated films have been made over a period of ''forty-seven years'', since TheSixties, there is a lot of voice actor turn over. Especially in non-French dubs.
** A number of characters in the live-action films have been portrayed by different actors over the years, most notably Asterix (Creator/ChristianClavier for the first two films, Clovis Cornillac for the third and third, Édouard Baer for the fourth one) and Guillaume Canet for the fifth) and Julius Caesar (played, in order, by Creator/GottfriedJohn, Alain Chabat, Creator/AlainDelon and Creator/FabriceLuchini).Creator/FabriceLuchini). Obelix ended up "darrinded" too with Creator/GerardDepardieu not coming back for the fifth film, being replaced by Gilles Lellouche.


** A number of characters in the live-action films have been portrayed by different actors over the years, most notably Asterix (Creator/ChristianClavier for the first two films, Clovis Cornillac for the third and Édouard Baer for the fourth one) and Julius Caesar (played, in order, by Gottfried John, Alain Chabat, Creator/AlainDelon and Creator/FabriceLuchini).

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** A number of characters in the live-action films have been portrayed by different actors over the years, most notably Asterix (Creator/ChristianClavier for the first two films, Clovis Cornillac for the third and Édouard Baer for the fourth one) and Julius Caesar (played, in order, by Gottfried John, Creator/GottfriedJohn, Alain Chabat, Creator/AlainDelon and Creator/FabriceLuchini).


** AndImTheQueenOfSheba (''Recap/AsterixAndObelixAllAtSea'')
** BeleagueredBoss (''Recap/AsterixAndTheGoths'')
** BigEater



** DruidicSickle



** FoodEnd (''Recap/AsterixAndTheCauldron'')



** RelaxOVision (''Recap/AsterixInBelgium'')


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** MisplacedRetribution (''Recap/AsterixAndTheRomanAgent'')
** NonLethalWarfare (''Recap/AsterixAndObelixAllAtSea'')
** [[ReferencedBy.LaurelAndHardy Referenced by....Laurel and Hardy]] (''Recap/ObelixAndCo'')
** [[ReferencedBy.TheBeatles Referenced by....The Beatles]] (''Recap/AsterixInBritain'')
** [[ReferencedBy.{{Zorro}} Referenced by....Zorro]] (''Recap/AsterixAndCaesarsGift'')
** RelaxOVision (''Recap/AsterixInBelgium'')


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** TactfulTranslation (''Recap/AsterixAndTheGoths'')
** ThisPageWillSelfDestruct (''Recap/AsterixAndTheBlackGold'')


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** WhatsUpKingDude (''Recap/AsterixAndCleopatra'')


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** ZorroMark (''Recap/AsterixAndCaesarsGift'')

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** A number of characters in the live-action films have been portrayed by different actors over the years, most notably Asterix (Creator/ChristianClavier for the first two films, Clovis Cornillac for the third and Édouard Baer for the fourth one) and Julius Caesar (played, in order, by Gottfried John, Alain Chabat, Creator/AlainDelon and Creator/FabriceLuchini).

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*KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Good luck trying to find any (older) media in the franchise outside of the main comic books on sale. The older films along with the {{Gamebooks}} were hit hard by this. And this is not taking NoExportForYou into account...


* AuthorExistenceFailure: Writer Creator/ReneGoscinny died in 1977, while Albert Uderzo was drawing the parody of Waterloo battle part of ''Astérix chez les Belges'' (''Asterix in Belgium''). From this point on, the rain starts (and it remains overcast until the end of the album). Uderzo continued the series as both writer and illustrator until 2009. The animation studio they created, Studios Idéfix, closed down the following year after producing only two films.

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* AuthorExistenceFailure: Writer Creator/ReneGoscinny died in 1977, while Albert Uderzo was drawing the parody of Waterloo battle part of ''Astérix chez les Belges'' (''Asterix in Belgium''). From this point on, the rain starts (and it remains overcast until the end of the album). Uderzo continued the series as both writer and illustrator until 2009.2009, and would eventually pass away himself in 2020. The animation studio they created, Studios Idéfix, closed down the following year after producing only two films.


** WhatsUpKingDude (''Recap/AsterixAndCleopatra'')


* DisownedAdaptation: While they weren't involved with it in any real way other than providing the story that was adapted into it, both Goscinny and Uderzo really, ''really'' didn't like the AnimatedAdaptation of ''Recap/AsterixTheGaul''.



* OldShame: Albert Uderzo named ''Recap/AsterixAndTheGreatDivide'' as his least favorite entry in the series, due to not yet having much of a handle on how to create the books entirely by himself. It's not known if Rene Goscinny specifically disliked any story, though he reportedly didn't think too much of the earlier entries in the series (at least, prior to ''Recap/AsterixAndCleopatra'', which was his personal favorite of all the stories he worked on). And while they weren't involved with it in any real way other than providing the story that was adapted into it, both Goscinny and Uderzo really, ''really'' didn't like the AnimatedAdaptation of ''Recap/AsterixTheGaul''.

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* OldShame: Albert Uderzo named ''Recap/AsterixAndTheGreatDivide'' as his least favorite entry in the series, due to not yet having much of a handle on how to create the books entirely by himself. It's not known if Rene Goscinny specifically disliked any story, though he reportedly didn't think too much of the earlier entries in the series (at least, prior to ''Recap/AsterixAndCleopatra'', which was his personal favorite of all the stories he worked on). And while they weren't involved with it in any real way other than providing the story that was adapted into it, both Goscinny and Uderzo really, ''really'' didn't like the AnimatedAdaptation of ''Recap/AsterixTheGaul''.


** AgonyOfTheFeet.ComicBooks (''Recap/AsterixAndTheChieftainsShield'')

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* OldShame: Albert Uderzo named ''Recap/AsterixAndTheGreatDivide'' as his least favorite entry in the series, due to not yet having much of a handle on how to create the books entirely by himself. It's not known if Rene Goscinny specifically disliked any story, though he reportedly didn't think too much of the earlier entries in the series (at least, prior to ''Recap/AsterixAndCleopatra'', which was his personal favorite of all the stories he worked on). And while they weren't involved with it in any real way other than providing the story that was adapted into it, both Goscinny and Uderzo really, ''really'' didn't like the AnimatedAdaptation of ''Recap/AsterixTheGaul''.

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