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Old 10/01/2003, 2:13 PM
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Default Stephnie Weir -- Thief !!

First of all, let me say Steph is my favourite performer on the show. That is why I found this so funny! One night while channel surfing - apparently Stephnie's character is a complete copy of a character that was done by another actress on another show! You can say "based on" or whatever, but I saw this performance and it has everyhing Weir's character Dorothy Lanier has : the over-the-top dramatics, exaggeration, the same hair even, it was hilarious! Theres no way its a coincidence. I can just imagine when Stephnie saw her she must have known that character was too good to pass up. Here's proof :http://simon.helenheart.com/gallery/violet/index.html
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Old 10/01/2003, 2:37 PM
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What show is it from and who plays the character Steph copied? And is the character a real person? Is that what you mean?

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Old 10/01/2003, 3:17 PM
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The link doesn't work.

edit: now it works.



The character does look very much like Stephnie's character Dorothy... But I'd have to see it for myself to judge...

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Old 10/01/2003, 3:49 PM
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It looks to me like Stephnie is just parodying this character, is it supposed to be a serious show where this characters from? cause that would explain a few things.

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Old 10/01/2003, 6:34 PM
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Wow! That is freaky! Maybe you should write MADtv and ask.

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Old 10/01/2003, 10:40 PM
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Even if she just copied exactly how this character acted it would be good enough. AS far as i could tell the actress in this show was being serious, I mean it wasnt a comedy, I think it was simply bad acting. Im an actor myself and ive seen enough bad acting to know it when I see it! She had all the over the top mannerisms, I would love to see it again, but its from a made for tv movie starring the guy from 'Manimal'(a short lived series on NBC form either '83 or '85)
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Old 10/02/2003, 12:29 AM
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Welcome to the board doctorwho.

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Old 10/03/2003, 12:18 AM
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Or it could be a coincidence.

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Old 10/03/2003, 8:53 AM
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Wow, that's pretty freaky! She looks just like her!

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