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Wed, Nov 7, 2018 4:26 AM

Live Poll: Most Seussian Supporting Character Portrayal?

Which of these Dr. Seuss supporting character movie portrayals do you think is the most Seussian* of them all? *having a playfully inventive or outlandish quality typical of a Dr. Seuss work (excludes leads Grinch, Cat in the Hat, Lorax, and Horton)

Definition of Seussian Source: Merriam-Webster Dictionary
: of, relating to, or suggestive of the works of Dr. Seuss (Theodore Geisel)
especially : having a playfully inventive or outlandish quality typical or reminiscent of the words and images found in children's stories like The Cat in the Hat and How the Grinch Stole Christmas

See the partial list of Dr. Seuss movie supporting character portrayals here: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls040692827/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/iwthcjJXOaM/

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HONORABLE MENTION MOVIE PORTRAYALS
(* some portrayals may make the final poll answer list)

Boris Karloff How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
EXCLUDED Boris Karloff as The Grinch in How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 TV Movie) EXCLUDED

Jim Carrey How the Grinch Stole Christmas
EXCLUDED Jim Carrey as The Grinch in How the Grinch Stole Christmas EXCLUDED

Benedict Cumberbatch The Grinch
EXCLUDED Benedict Cumberbatch as The Grinch in The Grinch EXCLUDED

Mike Myers The Cat in the Hat
EXCLUDED Mike Myers as The Cat in the Hat in The Cat in the Hat EXCLUDED

Danny DeVito The Lorax
EXCLUDED Danny DeVito as The Lorax in The Lorax EXCLUDED

Jim Carrey Horton Hears a Who!
EXCLUDED Jim Carrey as Horton in Horton Hears a Who! EXCLUDED

Dan Fogler Horton Hears a Who!
Dan Fogler as Councilman in Horton Hears a Who! (2nd Role)

Jaime Pressly Horton Hears a Who!
Jaime Pressly as Mrs. Quilligan in Horton Hears a Who!

Jonah Hill Horton Hears a Who!
Jonah Hill as Tommy in Horton Hears a Who!*

Shelby Adamowsky Horton Hears a Who!
Shelby Adamowsky as Hedy & Hooly in Horton Hears a Who!

Ariel Winter  Horton Hears a Who!
Ariel Winter as Additional Voices in Horton Hears a Who!

Bill Irwin How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Bill Irwin as Lou Lou Who in How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Clint Howard How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Clint Howard as Whobris in How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Bryce Dallas Howard How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Bryce Dallas Howard as Surprised Who in How the Grinch Stole Christmas*

Anthony Hopkins How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Anthony Hopkins as Grinch's Answering Machine (voice) and The Narrator in How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Sean Hayes The Cat in the Hat
Sean Hayes as Mr. Humberfloob in The Cat in the Hat (2nd Role)

Paris Hilton The Cat in the Hat
Paris Hilton as Female Club-Goer in The Cat in the Hat*

Talia-Lynn Prairie, Brittany Oaks, Taylor Rice Danielle Chuchran The Cat in the Hat
Danielle Chuchran and Taylor Rice as Thing 1 & Brittany Oaks and Talia-Lynn Prairie as Thing Two in The Cat in the Hat*

Pharrell Williams The Grinch
Pharrell Williams as The Narrator in The Grinch

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Benedict Cumberbatch portrays the latest incarnation of The Grinch in The Grinch (2018) out in theaters, 9 November 2018 (USA).

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"Today we will do mean things, and we will do them in style!"

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Urb,

I'm assuming these are Seussian words. Your post triggered the spam filter.

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Sorry, for the extra work. Yes, I thought it was more appropriate than a bump.

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You're a mean one, Mr Urb
You really are a heel
You're as cuddly as a cactus
You're as charming as an eel
Mr. Urb!
You're a bad banana
With a greasy black peel!

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urbanemovies.

My vote:
June Foray as Cindy Lou Who in How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 TV Movie)

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My vote is the same as Dan's: Cindy Lou Who : )

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Live Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/iwthcjJXOaM/?ref_=po_ti  Considering that I discussed Seuss's work in my dissertation (really, lol), I should be able to come up with something Seussian to say about this but I'm so tired that my creativity is all tapped out, so I'll just say Congratulations (... ok, and maybe... You have ideas in your head, you have movies as clues. You'll direct your polls in the great ways that you choose!)

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Thanks, that's cool about your dissertation. I often felt for a children's author Theodor Seuss Geisel was way over my head. But, it's  nice to know his work can be appreciated on a multitude of levels.

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