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Not one bit.
Even as a kid I knew that Jim Henson, or one of his fellow puppeteers, did many voices.
 

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And Jon Benjamin does both Bob Belcher of Bob's Burgers, and Archer.

It's a weird feeling sometimes when you hear the similarity between two seemingly disparate voices. I've recounted the time I sat beside Carl Sagan and chatted. What I haven't relayed was the moment when I realized just how much his voice resembled that of Bullwinkle the Moose.

In the late 70's, the prof my wife and I worked for at McMaster was dying of stomach cancer, and folks were flying in from everywhere to visit him in hospital. One guy, who was a demi-god and a legend in the field, came in from Univ. Penn. in Philadelphia, and gave a talk to a large packed room while he was in town. About halfway through the talk, I kept thinking "Why does this guy's voice sound so familiar?". And all of a sudden it hit me. He talked exactly like comedian Jack Benny, right down to the hand movements. After that, I couldn't take him seriously anymore. I knew he was an important theorist, but I just kept thinking he was Jack Benny.
 

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And what about Sesame Street Kermit and the Muppet Show Kermit?

I think there was an episode of the Muppet Show where all the Sesame Street characters showed up and there were two Kermits.

Each one looked confused at seeing their doppelganger.
 

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I was more troubled by the similarities between Fozzie and Miss Piggy... and Yoda.
That was my first thought.
the first time I saw & heard Yoda I noticed it.
 

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Sometimes it works the opposite way. The great Mel Blanc did pretty much every voice for the entire Looney Tunes cast of characters. After he passed away, someone else was brought in to emulate Blanc's voice for any "legacy" characters in new-issue Warner Brothers cartoons. The guy is pretty good, but it just doesn't sound "right". I seem to recall a reboot of the animated Flintstones, as well, that had different voices.

And of course, many of us will not soon forget just how jarring it was to hear Bob Dylan's voice change completely when he gave up smoking.
 

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You guys sound like the kids in the Stand By Me movie, when at night around the campfire, they ponder some of life's deepest meanings.

Mickey's a mouse, Donald's a duck, Pluto's a dog. What's Goofy ?

Goofy's a dog. He's definitely a dog.

He can't be a dog. He drives a car and wears a hat.

Oh, God. That's weird. What the hell is Goofy ?



 

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You guys sound like the kids in the Stand By Me movie, when at night around the campfire, they ponder some of life's deepest meanings.

Mickey's a mouse, Donald's a duck, Pluto's a dog. What's Goofy ?

Goofy's a dog. He's definitely a dog.

He can't be a dog. He drives a car and wears a hat.

Oh, God. That's weird. What the hell is Goofy ?

It was you who took the milk money!
 
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