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PEE Poll: Your favorite Billy West Voice-Over
Fry   -18 (37.5%)
Professor   -6 (12.5%)
Zapp   -4 (8.3%)
Zoidberg   -15 (31.3%)
Ren and Stimpy   -3 (6.3%)
Doug   -1 (2.1%)
Bugs Bunny   -0 (0%)
other   -1 (2.1%)
Total Voters: 48

fryfanSpyOrama

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« on: 03-04-2004 15:50 »

Over the years Billy West has played 1000s of voices.  Some say he is this generation's Mel Blanc, but which character do you like him voicing the most?
Nurdbot

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« Reply #1 on: 03-04-2004 15:54 »

'And now he broke my hand!'

TheLampIncident

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« Reply #2 on: 03-04-2004 16:23 »

He did the voice of Doug? No fucking way! I love that show! I wish I could find it on some file sharing program.
fryfanSpyOrama

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« Reply #3 on: 03-04-2004 16:26 »

Billy also did the voice of Roger Klutz.
Bushmeister

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« Reply #4 on: 03-04-2004 16:40 »

It would of course have to be Fry for me, although I am surprised to hear that Billy voiced Doug. I would never have thought of that. The hallmark of an expert that is in my opinion.
Otis P Jivefunk

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« Reply #5 on: 03-04-2004 17:00 »

Professor, so senile and hilarious!
mw

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« Reply #6 on: 03-04-2004 17:02 »
« Last Edit on: 03-04-2004 17:02 »

I'd have to chime in and pick Fry, too. However technically Fry's not too far from Billy's natural voice, so Zoidberg, Farnsworth etc. show off his voice acting talent even more. I just like the sound of Fry best.   smile

Also, remember that in TMLH he has to do several characters at various ages ranging from adult to infant, and he does a terrific job there.
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« Reply #7 on: 03-04-2004 17:19 »

"Robut!"

Well, definately the top 4 anyway.
Woodbot 2.0

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« Reply #8 on: 03-04-2004 17:36 »

 "YARGGGGGGG(Rubot)ARRRRGGGGG!"  laff   laff   laff

ZOIDBERG!
TheLampIncident

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« Reply #9 on: 03-04-2004 17:54 »

I could tell he had something to do with the show of Doug(The narrating of "Quailman! At his Thicket of Solitude!" was obviously him). I could kind of tell he was Roger Klotz too because it sounds sort of like his Glermo-chopped-in-half voice. I couldn't tell he was Doug though, for some odd reason.
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« Reply #10 on: 03-04-2004 18:06 »

i think the red m&m is pretty cool.
THM

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« Reply #11 on: 03-04-2004 18:48 »


I voted for R&S, but to be honest, it was tied with Fry as my personal favourite.

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fryfanSpyOrama

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« Reply #12 on: 03-05-2004 02:44 »

He also does the voice of the Bee in the Honey Nut Cheerios commercials.
The Comedy Bee

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« Reply #13 on: 03-05-2004 15:11 »

I'm voting for Stimpy without Ren as he only voiced Ren after John Kricfalusi (original voice of Ren and show creater) got sacked.
Gorky

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« Reply #14 on: 03-05-2004 19:46 »

I have to say Fry. Billy West just plays him in a way that you could never imagine anyone else ever doing the voice.
neonluvchixn

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« Reply #15 on: 03-05-2004 20:50 »

 
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Originally posted by fryfanSpyOrama:
He also does the voice of the Bee in the Honey Nut Cheerios commercials.


HA! I thought that was him!!! I win my 20 bucks now, thank you
victor2000
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« Reply #16 on: 03-05-2004 23:13 »

It was a tough decision between the Professor and Fry, but in the end I picked Fry.   wink
fryfanSpyOrama

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« Reply #17 on: 03-07-2004 02:07 »
« Last Edit on: 03-07-2004 02:07 »

It is my understanding that Billy West also did the voice of ZIM in the pilot episode of "Invader ZIM". The pilot was different from the very first episode.
Gorky

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« Reply #18 on: 03-07-2004 18:39 »

That is true. I saw it mentioned elsewhere on PEEL.
TheLampIncident

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« Reply #19 on: 03-07-2004 19:52 »

That was Richard Horvitz doing Zim's voice, right? I mean, that's actually his normal talking voice(I saw him talking on some thing about Angry Beavers on a video interview or whatever).
fryfanSpyOrama

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« Reply #20 on: 03-08-2004 01:11 »

The pilot was different than the first episode.
CrazyDoc

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« Reply #21 on: 03-08-2004 15:22 »

Billy West is the KING!

Farnsworth gets my vote, as his is the funniest-sounding.
Teesside Inc

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« Reply #22 on: 03-08-2004 15:34 »

Philip J Fry from Futurama.
wu_konguk

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« Reply #23 on: 03-08-2004 18:30 »

I knew he played Doug in the orginal Nickalodian version, I think they got a new guy for the crappy Disney version.

I kinda grew up when Ren and Stimpy was at it's hight of popularity. However it is the velour fog who get's my vote.
fryfanSpyOrama

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« Reply #24 on: 03-11-2004 02:11 »

 
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Originally posted by wu_konguk:
I knew he played Doug in the orginal Nickalodian version, I think they got a new guy for the crappy Disney version.

Actually Billy still did the voice of Doug on Disney, he just changed it to sound more like a teenage.
TheLampIncident

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« Reply #25 on: 03-11-2004 14:47 »

 
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Originally posted by fryfanSpyOrama:
 Actually Billy still did the voice of Doug on Disney, he just changed it to sound more like a teenage.

Man, they should put a boycott on shows about junior high, as I don't want to see another show where everyone's worried about what they look like and who's going to what parties and whatnot. The old Doug rocked though.

WHA NA NA!! JACK BANDIT!!

fryfanSpyOrama

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« Reply #26 on: 03-14-2004 02:23 »

Billy West also plays the guitar.
TheLampIncident

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« Reply #27 on: 03-14-2004 11:22 »

 
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Originally posted by fryfanSpyOrama:
Billy West also plays the guitar.

That raises him to a further level of kick ass in my book.

Mango

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« Reply #28 on: 03-14-2004 15:25 »

Oh my gosh you guys!  I LOVE ZOIDBERG!  He's all "woobwoobwoob" and "snarf" and cuddly and lobstery!!!!  It takes real talent to make a big hideous lobster so lovable!  love  Did I ever tell you guys how much I love Zoidberg?  I love him times a million zillion billion trillion!!  He's the best thing in the whole wide world!  He's my wonderful lobster of lurve and oh my gosh he's so awesome!  love
FishyJoe

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« Reply #29 on: 03-14-2004 16:22 »

I knew he did Doug, but are you kidding? He did Disney's Doug, too? I'm shocked.

I'm voting Professor Farnsworth. Fry is awesome, but it's pretty much his own normal voice. Zoidberg is great too, but I think he gets to improvise more, with all of the Professor-isms. "Oh my...eh-wha?" Come on, that stuff is gold.

I hate Billy's Bugs Bunny. 100% hate. It makes me sad that he's doing it. Futurama is definitely his best work, if you ask me.
fryfanSpyOrama

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« Reply #30 on: 03-14-2004 18:52 »

 
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Originally posted by FishyJoe:
I knew he did Doug, but are you kidding? He did Disney's Doug, too? I'm shocked.

Like I said he had to alter his voice to sound more like a teenager
LAN.gnome

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« Reply #31 on: 03-14-2004 19:22 »

"She walked up to me and she asked me to dance, I asked her her name and in a dark brown voice she said LEEEELAAAAAAA!!!laff

The Zapper, fer shure.
Maltho

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« Reply #32 on: 03-14-2004 21:32 »

Fry, definitely. He fits the character perfectly. I knew Billy West was the bee and the M&M, but I had no idea about the Doug thing, thats awesome!
marla_singer

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« Reply #33 on: 03-14-2004 23:18 »

i'm gonna go with the professor....or zoidberg. because they're so different to his real voice, you can't tell it's him.
fryfanSpyOrama

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« Reply #34 on: 03-21-2004 00:13 »

On Season 3 of the Futurama DVD.  Billy West does audio commentary as Fry and Zoidberg on some episodes.
winna

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« Reply #35 on: 03-21-2004 00:48 »

I'm going to say Ren & Stimpy, you idddiiot!

But Futurama isn't definitely his voice over playground
EvilLunch

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« Reply #36 on: 03-21-2004 08:33 »

Gotta love the Bee and the M&M. His performance as Zim in the pilot isn't as appropriate as Richard Horvitz's, but it's still VERY funny, especially the exchange he has with Dib about how cool his food launcher looks["Ooh, QUIT it!"]. Zapp and Zoid always make me laugh[and start with Zs!  big grin], but the Professor has so many lines that make me giggle- I'll go with him. Ohhh-my yes.
NoAPOlogies

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« Reply #37 on: 03-21-2004 22:40 »
« Last Edit on: 03-21-2004 22:40 »

I wasn't a real big fan of Doug, but I loved Ren and Stimpy (and still watch it late night on Spike TV). I miss that show, and I think Billy West did an outstanding job. I think Stimpy was one character who's voice would change a lot over the course of one episode.

EDIT: BTW, if this hasn't been stated, check out http://www.imdb.com  and search for Billy West to see what else he's done.
Y_L_B

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« Reply #38 on: 03-22-2004 21:19 »

[Doctor Zoidberg]ZZOOIIIIDDDBBERRGG!!![/DZ]

I have respect for anybody who can do a voice like Dr. Zoidberg's so well. It's pretty neat, and very hard to imitate, so that's what I voted.
TheLampIncident

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« Reply #39 on: 03-22-2004 22:33 »

I can do the Nixon voice pretty well if that counts for anything.
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