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* [[Hey, It's That Voice!]]: In the 2009 adaptation, [[The Princess Bride (Film)|Westley]] is collecting alms for the poor, [[Forrest Gump (Film)|Jenny]] is Scrooge's love interest, [[Pride and Prejudice|Mr. Darcy]] is Scrooge's nephew, and [[The Dark Knight Saga (Film)|Commissioner Gordon]] has a son named Tiny Tim and a daughter who is [[Castle (TV)|Alexis Castle]]. And of course, Scrooge is voiced by none other than [[How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Film)|the Grinch]]!
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* [[Hey, It's That Voice!]]: In the 2009 adaptation, [[The Princess Bride (film)|Westley]] is collecting alms for the poor, [[Forrest Gump|Jenny]] is Scrooge's love interest, [[Pride and Prejudice|Mr. Darcy]] is Scrooge's nephew, and [[The Dark Knight Saga|Commissioner Gordon]] has a son named Tiny Tim and a daughter who is [[Castle|Alexis Castle]]. And of course, Scrooge is voiced by none other than [[How the Grinch Stole Christmas (film)|the Grinch]]!
 
* [[Hey, It's That Guy!]]:
 
* [[Hey, It's That Guy!]]:
 
** 2009 version: Doesn't Scrooge's rich nephew look and sound a LOT like the [[Nanny McPhee|Cedric]]?? Why, hello, Colin Firth. You were turned into CGI EXTREMELY well.
 
** 2009 version: Doesn't Scrooge's rich nephew look and sound a LOT like the [[Nanny McPhee|Cedric]]?? Why, hello, Colin Firth. You were turned into CGI EXTREMELY well.
** And in the 1999 TV version, Scrooge is [[Star Trek the Next Generation (TV)|Captain Jean-Luc Picard]] ([[Memetic Mutation|of the]] ''[[Memetic Mutation|USS Enterprise]]'').
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** And in the 1999 TV version, Scrooge is [[Star Trek: The Next Generation|Captain Jean-Luc Picard]] ([[Memetic Mutation|of the]] ''[[Memetic Mutation|USS Enterprise]]'').
 
** And in the 1984 TV version, he's [[Patton|General George S. Patton]].
 
** And in the 1984 TV version, he's [[Patton|General George S. Patton]].
*** With Bob Cratchit played by [[Tron (Film)|the MCP]]. And [[Robin Hood Men in Tights|The Sheriff of Rottingham]]/[[Warehouse Thirteen|James MacPhereson]]/Nicholas Nickleby as Fred.
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*** With Bob Cratchit played by [[Tron|the MCP]]. And [[Robin Hood: Men in Tights|The Sheriff of Rottingham]]/[[Warehouse 13|James MacPhereson]]/Nicholas Nickleby as Fred.
 
*** And ''[[The Equalizer]]'' as the Ghost of Christmas Present.
 
*** And ''[[The Equalizer]]'' as the Ghost of Christmas Present.
 
** And in the 1970 musical adaptation, Jacob Marley is [[Star Wars|Obi-Wan Kenobi.]]
 
** And in the 1970 musical adaptation, Jacob Marley is [[Star Wars|Obi-Wan Kenobi.]]
 
*** And Scrooge was played by the dad from [[Big Fish]], the younger version of whom was Ewan Mcgregor. So he's played young versions of both the Scrooge and Marley of this version.
 
*** And Scrooge was played by the dad from [[Big Fish]], the younger version of whom was Ewan Mcgregor. So he's played young versions of both the Scrooge and Marley of this version.
** And in the 1951 version, young Jacob Marley is [[The Avengers (TV)|John Steed]].
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** And in the 1951 version, young Jacob Marley is [[The Avengers (TV series)|John Steed]].
 
** In the 2004 musical, Scrooge and Marley are [[Frasier|Frasier Crane]] and [[Seinfeld|George Castanza]], respectively. Bonus points for airing on [[NBC]] and the affiliated USA Network.  
 
** In the 2004 musical, Scrooge and Marley are [[Frasier|Frasier Crane]] and [[Seinfeld|George Castanza]], respectively. Bonus points for airing on [[NBC]] and the affiliated USA Network.  
 
* [[Memetic Mutation]]: This book is where we get the phrases "Merry Christmas" and "Bah, humbug", as well as people thinking that ''humbug'' is a term of derision.
 
* [[Memetic Mutation]]: This book is where we get the phrases "Merry Christmas" and "Bah, humbug", as well as people thinking that ''humbug'' is a term of derision.

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