Two sides of the same coin, one might say.
There are a million TV shows and movies out there, so it makes sense that some have similar themes, tropes, and characters.
But there are times when I’m watching a TV show or movie and think, Hang on…I’ve seen this exact character before.
Here are 21 examples of TV and movie characters that are low-key the same person.
1. Chandler from Friends and Xander from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
For example…”I’m not great at the advice. Can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?” 100% sounds like something either of them would say.
2. Dan from Gossip Girl and Jughead from Riverdale
3. But also, like….Dan from Gossip Girl and Joe from You
I mean, is this Dan or Joe? The world will never know!!
4. Robocop from Robocop and Inspector Gadget from Inspector Gadget
5. By that measure, Walter from Breaking Bad and Nancy from Weeds
6. Also in that vein…Matilda from Matilda and Carrie from Carrie
I mean….this could easily have been Matilda in 10 years.
7. Syndrome from The Incredibles and Mysterio in Spider-Man: Far from Home
8. Troy from High School Musical, Eddie from Eddie’s Million Dollar Cook-Off, and Izzy from Jump In
9. …And all of their dads
Literally, any dad from these three movies:
And literally every son:
10. Angel from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Stefan from The Vampire Diaries
Like, here’s Wesley making fun of Angel and his relationship with Buffy…but he could easily be talking about Stefan and Elena.
11. …And also kind of Edward from Twilight
12. Seth from The O.C. and Stiles from Teen Wolf
And here’s Stiles.
13. Leslie from Parks and Recreation and Ted from Ted Lasso
14. Roy from Ted Lasso and Derek from Teen Wolf
15. Joey from Friends and Andy from Parks and Recreation
Like, this would 100% be Joey and Andy meeting:
16. And also…Bolin from The Legend of Korra
He’s clearly a fellow animal and food lover.
17. AND Jason from The Good Place
…Has the same energy as this:
18. Brooke from One Tree Hill and Summer from The O.C.
19. Tony Stark from the MCU and Doctor Strange from the MCU
20. Haley from Modern Family and Alexis from Schitt’s Creek
I mean, is this not something Alexis would say?
21. …And also Lindsay from Arrested Development
This sure feels like an early Alexis quote to me.
22. And on that note, also Michael from Arrested Development and Johnny from Schitt’s Creek
Like, I’m pretty sure this is how Michael always feels around his family.
23. And finally, Lois from Family Guy and Marge from The Simpsons
What TV/movie characters do you feel are basically the same? Let us know in the comments!
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