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Re: Season 16
« Reply #165 on: May 11, 2013, 01:05:01 am »
And I'm sorry... it'll probably take some getting used to, but Sue Ellen's new voice is kind of irritating.

While we're on this subject, I thought I'd take advantage of the opportunity to discuss it.

For a while, I actually preferred her new voice. There was something about Sue Ellen's original voice (Patricia Rodriguez, I believe) that kinda got me when I was younger...I guess it was that whenever she got mad or she was being demanding, her voice sounded pretty intimidating. So in a way, Sue Ellen's original voice kinda scared me during those parts (and seriously, there were PLENTY of those parts, as Sue Ellen can get mad pretty easily). So when Jessica Kardos replaced Patricia, I was a little cooler with it, as her voice was a little more smooth-sounding and softer.

These days, though, I'm not sure. Maybe I do miss Sue Ellen's voice to a degree, and she DOES sound like a snuffled-up Muffy or something like that (like Snowth said). I guess it just feels like for EVERY character who has had multiple voice actors, the crew is leaning towards higher voices...heck, it's pretty evident with Arthur.

Now as for "The Best Day Ever", while I generally like flashback episodes and clip shows, I was disappointed with this one, mostly because almost all of the dialogue in the flashbacks were redubbed by the new voice actors... I guess that's to avoid confusing kids watching as to why their voices would sound different in the same episode... and I haven't paid too much attention to the credits, but is Tabitha St. Germain voicing George this season? Not only did George sound like a girl, but Wally sounds like Martha (of MARTHA SPEAKS). Good entry overall, but again, the redubbing of the flashbacks lost some points with me.

Tabitha St. Germain did voice Martha. The Arthur Wiki says it is Eleanor Noble, who has been voicing George for the past few seasons (seasons 9-present, with a break in between). However, Wikipedia claims that she only voiced George from seasons 9-15. I don't exactly expect the Wikipedia page to be accurate though, given the whole "anyone can edit" thing.
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