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Cardigan 10-17-2019 10:48 AM

(Mis)Casting
 
Essentially a more accessible version of an earlier game thread. This is easier to participate in because all you have to do is come up with a single dubious casting choice for a rebooted movie or tv role proposed by the previous poster.

e.g.
Poster A: Superman?

Poster B: Alan Alda
Next: Voice of Darth Vader?

Poster C: Gilbert Gottfried
Next: Captain Jean Luc Picard?

and so on.

I'll start:
Major 'Hot Lips' Hoolihan?

Nonsuch 10-17-2019 10:54 AM

Helen Mirren

Ted Baxter?

Beckdawrek 10-17-2019 10:55 AM

Shelley Long.


Jeremiah Johnson.

atimnie 10-17-2019 11:04 AM

Dick Van Dyke

Samantha Stephens?

Cardigan 10-17-2019 11:07 AM

Roseanne Barr (I LOVE the idea of a Bewitched reboot!)

Spock?

Thudlow Boink 10-17-2019 11:36 AM

Don Knotts

Frasier Crane?

Czarcasm 10-17-2019 11:48 AM

Pauley Shore

The Godfather?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 10-17-2019 11:49 AM

Carrot Top

Ichabod Crane?

Czarcasm 10-17-2019 11:51 AM

Danny DeVito

Batman?

Nonsuch 10-17-2019 12:01 PM

David Ogden Stiers

Roseanne Conner?

Czarcasm 10-17-2019 12:07 PM

Twiggy(and I would have gone with George Clooney for Batman :D)

Mork?

Cardigan 10-17-2019 12:48 PM

Karl Malden or no one! (okay maybe Telly Savalas in a pinch)

Kojak?

Czarcasm 10-17-2019 12:51 PM

Fabio

Beaver Cleaver?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 10-17-2019 12:55 PM

David Hasselhoff


Sherlock Holmes?

Czarcasm 10-17-2019 12:58 PM

John Travolta

Mr. Ed?

Cardigan 10-17-2019 12:59 PM

Sylvester Stalone

Princess Leia?

Ninja'd but you know what, I'm gonna ride that horse

Beckdawrek 10-17-2019 01:04 PM

Debbie Reynolds.


Flo from Progressive ads?

Czarcasm 10-17-2019 01:07 PM

Ava Gabor

McGarrett?

campp 10-17-2019 01:15 PM

Doodles Weaver

Bogart in Casa Blanca?

Nonsuch 10-17-2019 01:18 PM

Peter Lorre

Norman Bates?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 10-17-2019 01:25 PM

Richard Roundtree


Dracula?

Cardigan 10-17-2019 01:42 PM

Pat Buttram


Hawkeye Pierce?

Gatopescado 10-17-2019 01:57 PM

Snoop Dogg

Special Agent Dale Cooper?

Nonsuch 10-17-2019 01:57 PM

Dick Butkus

Norma Desmond?

Czarcasm 10-17-2019 02:00 PM

Zasu Pitts

The Saint?

Nonsuch 10-17-2019 02:02 PM

Alexie Sayle

Clarice Starling?

Cardigan 10-17-2019 02:05 PM

Fran Drescher

Hermione Potter?

Cardigan 10-17-2019 02:11 PM

I meant Hermione Granger

Thudlow Boink 10-17-2019 02:13 PM

Joan Rivers

James Bond?

Nonsuch 10-17-2019 02:50 PM

Tom Baker

Fred Sanford?

Paintcharge 10-17-2019 02:53 PM

Fred Rodgers

Shaft?

Czarcasm 10-17-2019 02:55 PM

Wilford Brimley

The Monkees?

Thudlow Boink 10-17-2019 03:05 PM

N.W.A.

The Fonz?

Nonsuch 10-17-2019 03:06 PM

n/m

Cardigan 10-17-2019 03:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Thudlow Boink (Post 21922199)
The Fonz?

Jim Parsons

Sheldon Cooper?

Nonsuch 10-17-2019 03:38 PM

Will Smith

Lucy Ricardo?

Beckdawrek 10-17-2019 04:11 PM

Joy Behar

Miss Kitty from Gunsmoke

Czarcasm 10-17-2019 04:18 PM

Shari Lewis

Doc Martin?

Cardigan 10-17-2019 04:31 PM

Daniel Craig

Professor Severus Snape?

Beckdawrek 10-17-2019 04:44 PM

Bernie Sanders

Marty McFly

Nonsuch 10-17-2019 04:55 PM

Crispin Glover

Napoleon Dynamite?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 10-17-2019 05:19 PM

David Niven

Tarzan?

Kent Clark 10-17-2019 05:43 PM

Eric Stonestreet

Dr. No?

Nonsuch 10-17-2019 05:47 PM

Jessica Tandy

Andy Dufresne?

Cardigan 10-17-2019 10:36 PM

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Captain Kirk?

panache45 10-17-2019 11:33 PM

Simon Helberg

Daphne Moon?

atimnie 10-17-2019 11:38 PM

Fran Drescher

Sam Malone?

Nonsuch 10-18-2019 01:05 AM

Gilbert Gottfried

Thomas Magnum?

nightshadea 10-18-2019 02:19 AM

Seth Mcfarland

luke skywalker

Beckdawrek 10-18-2019 02:37 AM

Richard Thomas



Rockford


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