TV Olympics: Favorite Switched-Body Performance

This round of the TV Olympics, we’re looking at switched-body performances! It’s typical of many science fiction and fantasy shows to have an episode or two when characters switch consciousness with each other. Usually it’s a one-to-one ratio, but other episodes get more creative – three characters switching, one character played by two actors, etc.

This isn’t one actor playing two characters (if that is more of a long-term thing, it probably fits into our dual roles poll), it’s where one actor plays a role typically portrayed by another actor (or a new enemy), and usually for only one or two episodes.

This poll will be open for one week, and you can choose up to 3 options. Please spread the word so your favorites will win medals, and be sure to vote in all our current Olympic polls!

What's your favorite switched-body performance? (Choose up to 3!)

  • Jared Padalecki as Lucifer - Supernatural (31%, 352 Votes)
  • Matt Cohen as Michael - Supernatural (22%, 252 Votes)
  • Joanne Kelly as Pete and Eddie McClintock as Myka - Warehouse 13 (9%, 105 Votes)
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar as Faith and Eliza Dushku as Buffy - Buffy the Vampire Slayer (9%, 98 Votes)
  • Ben Browder as Aeryn and Claudia Black as Rygel - Farscape (8%, 90 Votes)
  • Joanne Kelly as Alice - Warehouse 13 (5%, 56 Votes)
  • Christopher Judge as Jack O'Neill and Richard Dean Anderson as Teal'c - Stargate SG-1 (4%, 47 Votes)
  • Colin Ferguson as Fargo, Zane, and Allison, Neil Grayston, Niall Matter, and Salli Richardson-Whitfield as Carter - Eureka (4%, 45 Votes)
  • Enver Gjokaj as Topher - Dollhouse (3%, 35 Votes)
  • Sam Trammell as Tommy and Luna - True Blood (2%, 28 Votes)
  • Mark Salling as Blaine - Glee (2%, 22 Votes)
  • Darren Criss as Puck - Glee (2%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 596

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4 thoughts on “TV Olympics: Favorite Switched-Body Performance”

  1. I see there is Mark Salling as Blaine from the Glee body-switching episode, but I would also like to nominate Darren Criss as Puck, because “Blaine” with a mohawk was pure awesomeness! 😀

  2. Thanks Matt Cohen as Michael you would not have made me more happy :)) and Jared Padalecki as Lucifer awesome.

  3. For once, Jared Padalecki is up for something Jensen Ackles isn’t. You bet I’m voting for him, as well as Matt Cohen. Supernatural ROCKS!

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