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    myfavpaul21

    [1]Jan 20, 2006
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    do you like it better when the guest star plays themself or when they play another character i.e. ben stiller or steve martin
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    RealityFan2686

    [2]Jan 20, 2006
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    myfavpaul21 wrote:
    do you like it better when the guest star plays themself or when they play another character i.e. ben stiller or steve martin


    Would it be wrong to say both?????? I think so many people

    that have lent there voice to the show, has either played

    his or her self or a character that wasn't his or her self.

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    whoa_chica

    [3]Jan 20, 2006
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    I like both, but if they are famous I would like them to play themselves.
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    ozziefan

    [4]Jan 20, 2006
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    probably when they play someone else.
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    jimbo_001

    [5]Jan 20, 2006
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    someone else except mel gibson - that was a good episode
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    ChrisoBisto

    [6]Jan 21, 2006
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    As themselves
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    soundsofsilence

    [7]Jan 21, 2006
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    you've gotten good from each:
    phil hartman-troy mclure
    steven hawking-himself

    personally i cant decide
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    Hungry_Homer111

    [8]Jan 21, 2006
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    I like both.

    Examples of guest stars playing other characters which were good: Kelsey Grammer as Sideshow Bob, Phil Hartman as Troy McClure and Lionel Hutz, and any character Jon Lovitz played.

    Examples of guest stars playing themselves which were good: Steven Hawkings, Mel Gibson, and Elton John (he didn't do too much, but I love the line "That's my name... well, not really.")
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    Gatorsrule6

    [9]Mar 7, 2013
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    I prefer when the guest stars play other characters. When they are playing themselves, it takes away from the episode for me. It takes it out of The Simpsons into a sort of "reality." I prefer to watch them interact in their own "world" with those characters.

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