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Recast Green Acres and Win a Prize!

Every Wednesday on BuzzSugar, I post a Recast challenge, where I ask you to choose new actors for a classic TV show or movie. The reader who submits the best cast wins a BuzzSugar t-shirt!

This week's recast challenge has a special twist: Former Green Acres director Richard L. Bare actually is looking to remake Green Acres for TV.

What's more, they're specifically looking for lookalike actors to physically match the original actors. So, you don't necessarily need to be totally familiar with these characters in order to recast the show — though if you'd like more information on the characters, check out the Green Acres Wikipedia page. And just think: You may actually see the actors you choose in the new version of Green Acres!

Leave your entry in the comment section below, and I'll pick one winner to feature Tuesday, November 27, complete with a "new" cast photo.

To see a list of characters to recast and a photo of the BuzzSugar t-shirt,


Characters to recast:
Oliver Douglas (Eddie Albert)
Lisa Douglas (Eva Gabor)
Eb Dawson (Tom Lester)
Mr. Haney (Pat Buttram)
Hank Kimball (Alvy Moore)
Mother Douglas (Eleanor Audley)

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kjj91867 kjj91867 8 years
here goes: Oliver Douglas (Kevin Spacey) Lisa Douglas (Reese Witherspoon) Eb Dawson (Jim Carrey) Mr. Haney (Jack Black) Hank Kimball (Vince Vaughn) Mother Douglas (Joan Collins)
mrsk02 mrsk02 8 years
Oliver Douglas- Anderson Cooper Lisa Douglas-Charo Eb Dawson-Harland Williams Hank-Don Knotts Mr.Haney-Jim Carrey Mother Douglas-Ann Margret
Jinx Jinx 8 years
Lisa - Charlize Theron Oliver - Neil Patrick Harris Hank- Bruno Kirby Eb - Ashton Kutcher Mr. Haney - Oliver Platt Mother Douglas - Ellen Burstyn
sgdish sgdish 8 years
Couldn't stand Green Acres, but I think Ashton Kutcher could definitely be Eb!
eastcoastgirl eastcoastgirl 8 years
Here goes:Hank-Tim Allen,Eb-Charlie Sheen,Mr.Haney-DennisFranz,Lisa-Faith Ford,Oliver-Barry Bostwick,Mother Douglas-Rue Mclanahan. I used to like to watch it when I was small!
eyoste eyoste 8 years
Oliver Douglas (Rupert Everett) Lisa Douglas (Melanie Griffith) Eb Dawson (Ashton Kutcher) Mr. Haney (Matt Dillon) Hank Kimball (Tim Conway) Mother Douglas (Eva Gabor)
ihearthilary ihearthilary 8 years
Oliver Douglas - Hugh Hefner Lisa Douglas - Nicole Kidman Eb Dawson - Jim Caviezel Mr. Haney - John C. Reilly Hank Kimball - Bill Murray Mother Douglas - Meryl Streep
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 8 years
Oliver Douglas - Robert Redford Lisa Douglas - Michelle Pfeiffer Eb Dawson - Simon Rex Mr. Haney - Dustin Hoffman Hank Kimball - John C. Reilly Mother Douglas - Shirley MacLane
nikkih nikkih 8 years
*To clarify my clarification-- Mr. Haney--BobCAT Coldthwait (sorry!)
nikkih nikkih 8 years
*To clarify: Hank Kimball--BobCAT Goldthwait :)
nikkih nikkih 8 years
Oliver Douglas--James Brolin Lisa Douglas--Barbra Streisand Eb Dawson--Brian Stepanek Mr. Haney--Bob Goldthwait Hank Kimball--Robert Carradine Mother Douglas--Lauren Bacall
alynn alynn 8 years
Here goes... Oliver Douglas - Victor Garber Lisa Douglas - Heidi Klum Eb Dawson - Ashton Kutcher Mr. Haney - John C. Reilly Hank Kimball - William H. Macy Mother Douglas - Gena Rowlands
biochemlovely biochemlovely 8 years
This was pretty hard off of one photo, but here it goes: Oliver Douglas - George Hamilton Lisa Douglas - Scarlett Johansson Eb Dawson - Jeff Goldblum Mr. Haney -Ken Jenkins (the chief on Scrubs) Hank Kimball - Tom Arnold Mother Douglas - Meryl Streep
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