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"______is the poor man's _______."

There was a thread like this years ago, but so much has changed since then.

Old examples included things like "Harry Connick, Jr is the poor man's Sinatra" or "Dick Cheney is the poor man's Satan."

Theresa May is the poor man's Thatcher.

--Anonymous
replies 113Jun 16, 2017 10:34 AM +00:00

Trump is the poor man's Hitler.

--Anonymous
replies 1Jun 16, 2017 10:35 AM +00:00

Melania Trump is the poor man's Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy.

--Anonymous
replies 2Jun 16, 2017 10:37 AM +00:00

OP is the poor man's W&W.

--Anonymous
replies 3Jun 16, 2017 10:39 AM +00:00

Gio Benitez and Tommy Di Dario are the poor man's Anderson Cooper and Benjamin Maisani.

--Anonymous
replies 4Jun 16, 2017 10:41 AM +00:00

Joan Collins is the poor man's Elizabeth Taylor

Jayne Mansfield is the poor man's Marilyn Monroe

Diana Dors is the poor man's Jayne Mansfield

--Anonymous
replies 5Jun 16, 2017 10:44 AM +00:00

Sorry, this person won't be well known here, having just recently become the leader of Canada's Conservative party.

For future reference, though, I would suggest that Andrew Scheer is the poor man's Mr. Haney.

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--This has been a Filmways presentation, dahling.
replies 6Jun 16, 2017 10:50 AM +00:00

Olivia de Havilland is the poor man's Luise Rainer.

--Anonymous
replies 7Jun 16, 2017 10:52 AM +00:00

Hulu is the poor man's Netflix.

Putin is the poor man's Stalin.

That new woman on that one crime drama is the poor man's that other woman who used to be on that crime drama

--Anonymous
replies 8Jun 16, 2017 10:52 AM +00:00

Grenfell Tower fire is the poor man's 9/11.

--Anonymous
replies 9Jun 16, 2017 10:53 AM +00:00

Judy Garland is the poor man's Whitney Houston

--I got the RECEIPTS!
replies 10Jun 16, 2017 11:01 AM +00:00

Philadelphia is the poor man's New York.

--Anonymous
replies 11Jun 16, 2017 11:06 AM +00:00

Lindsay Lohan is the poor man's Melania Trump ( they're both whores)

--Barb Bush (the poor man's Nancy Reagan)
replies 12Jun 16, 2017 11:13 AM +00:00

The Justice League is the poor man's The Avengers.

(Dodging flames)

--Anonymous
replies 13Jun 16, 2017 11:15 AM +00:00

Baltimore is a poor man's Philadelphia.

--Anonymous
replies 14Jun 16, 2017 11:16 AM +00:00

Ivanka is the poor man's Marie Antoinette.

--Anonymous
replies 15Jun 16, 2017 11:17 AM +00:00

Black Widow is the poor man's Wonder Woman.

--Lynda Carter
replies 16Jun 16, 2017 11:17 AM +00:00

Kate Jackson is the poor man's Meryl Streep.

--Bootsie Gumdrops
replies 17Jun 16, 2017 11:18 AM +00:00

Melania is the poor man's Carla Bruni

Meghan Markle is the poor man's Kate Middleton

--Anonymous
replies 18Jun 16, 2017 11:19 AM +00:00

The Texas Gulf Coast is the poor man's Hawaii.

--Anonymous
replies 19Jun 16, 2017 11:19 AM +00:00

Mischa Barton is the poor man's Lohan.

--Anonymous
replies 20Jun 16, 2017 11:19 AM +00:00

Jack Klugman was the poor man's Walter Matthau

Tony Randall was the poor man's Jack Lemmon

--Anonymous
replies 21Jun 16, 2017 11:21 AM +00:00

Deborah Cox is the poor man's Whitney Houston.

--Clive
replies 22Jun 16, 2017 11:21 AM +00:00

Rita is the poor man's Chita.

--Lisa & Liza
replies 23Jun 16, 2017 11:22 AM +00:00

The current West Wing is the poor man's Court of the Borgias

--Anonymous
replies 24Jun 16, 2017 11:23 AM +00:00

Monica Potter was the poor man's Julia Roberts.

--Anonymous
replies 25Jun 16, 2017 11:24 AM +00:00

Lorna Patterson is the poor man's Goldie Hawn.

--Anonymous
replies 26Jun 16, 2017 11:25 AM +00:00

Cissy Houston is the poor man's Patsy Ramsey.

--She didn't nippy it in the bud.
replies 27Jun 16, 2017 11:25 AM +00:00

Sally Ann Howes is the poor man's Julie Andrews.

--Anonymous
replies 28Jun 16, 2017 11:26 AM +00:00

Bannon is the poor man's Karl Rove.

Karl Rove is the poor man's Machiavelli.

--Anonymous
replies 29Jun 16, 2017 11:26 AM +00:00

Oxycodone used to be the poor man's heroin.

Now heroin is the poor man's Oxy.

--Anonymous
replies 30Jun 16, 2017 11:34 AM +00:00

Coriolanus Burt is the poor man's Titus Andromedon

--Flouncy Magoo
replies 31Jun 16, 2017 11:35 AM +00:00

Steve Scalise is the new John Wayne Bobbit.

--too soon?
replies 32Jun 16, 2017 11:38 AM +00:00

Theresa Russell is the poor man's Kim Cattrall.

Mamie Van Doren is the poor man's Jayne Mansfield

--Anonymous
replies 33Jun 16, 2017 11:38 AM +00:00

Miami is the poor man's Los Angeles.

--Anonymous
replies 34Jun 16, 2017 11:40 AM +00:00

Seattle is the poor man's Vancouver.

--Anonymous
replies 35Jun 16, 2017 11:42 AM +00:00

Taylor Swift is the destitute man's Joni Mitchell

--Anonymous
replies 36Jun 16, 2017 11:45 AM +00:00

Karen "Mother" Pence is the poor man's Barbara Pierce Bush.

--Anonymous
replies 37Jun 16, 2017 11:47 AM +00:00

Tracy Chapman is the poor man's Joan Armatrading.

--Anonymous
replies 38Jun 16, 2017 12:34 PM +00:00

Steven Tyler is the poor man's Mick Jagger. I think he used to brag about this.

--Anonymous
replies 39Jun 16, 2017 12:38 PM +00:00

"______is the poor man's _______" is the poor man's Sumerian housewives.

--Anonymous
replies 40Jun 16, 2017 12:44 PM +00:00

Anne is the poor man's Brontë sister.

--Babe Paley
replies 41Jun 16, 2017 12:47 PM +00:00

Liam Hemsworth is the poor man's Chris Hemsworth.

Chad Lowe is the poor man's Rob Lowe.

--Anonymous
replies 42Jun 16, 2017 12:49 PM +00:00

Julie Andrews is the poor man's Angela Lansbury.

--Anonymous
replies 43Jun 16, 2017 12:49 PM +00:00

Annette Benning is the poor man's Hillary Swank

--Oscar
replies 44Jun 16, 2017 12:52 PM +00:00

Chris Farley was the poor man's John Candy.

--Anonymous
replies 45Jun 16, 2017 12:52 PM +00:00

Kevin James is the poor man's Chris Farley.

--Anonymous
replies 46Jun 16, 2017 12:54 PM +00:00

John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band is the poor man's Bruce Springsteen and the E. Street Band

Music video by Eddie And The Cruisers performing On the Dark Side. (C) 1983 Volcano Entertainment III, LLC http://www.vevo.com/watch/USSM20401942
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--Anonymous
replies 47Jun 16, 2017 12:55 PM +00:00

Michael Pitt is the poor man's Leonardo DiCaprio

--Anonymous
replies 48Jun 16, 2017 12:56 PM +00:00

Jean Simmons is the poor man's Audrey Hepburn.

--Anonymous
replies 49Jun 16, 2017 12:56 PM +00:00

Chaosmen is the poor man's CorbinFisher

--Anonymous
replies 50Jun 16, 2017 1:02 PM +00:00

Fran Liebowitz is a poor person's idea of Dorothy Parker.

--Anonymous
replies 51Jun 16, 2017 1:17 PM +00:00

Lucille Ball's Mame is the poor man's Angela Lansbury's Mame.

--I'm talking about government cheese kind of poor
replies 52Jun 16, 2017 3:02 PM +00:00

GoBots are the poor man's Transformers.

--O.P.
replies 53Jun 16, 2017 3:12 PM +00:00

Gaga is the poor man's Madonna

--Anonymous
replies 54Jun 16, 2017 3:15 PM +00:00

Janet is the poor man' Babe

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--Anonymous
replies 55Jun 16, 2017 3:19 PM +00:00

Caylee Anthony was the poor man's JonBenet.

--Anonymous
replies 56Jun 16, 2017 3:21 PM +00:00

Commoner Joan Fontaine was the poor man's Dame Olivia Dehaviland

--Anonymous
replies 57Jun 16, 2017 3:24 PM +00:00

Melitha Harrith Perry ith the poor man's Joy Reid.

--Anonymous
replies 58Jun 16, 2017 3:25 PM +00:00

R55: Babe was the poor man's Charlotte's Web. The latter had Debbie Reynolds, Paul Lynde, Agnes Moorehead, Henry Gibson, and Robert B. Sherman's favorite of his and his brother's scores. What did the former have? Stretch Cunningham and Lunchlady Doris.

Charlotte's Web (1973). Charlotte's Web is a 1973 American animated musical drama film produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and Sagittarius Productions and ...
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--Anonymous
replies 59Jun 16, 2017 3:35 PM +00:00

Cilla Black was the poor man's Dionne Warwick.

--Miss Dionne Warwick
replies 60Jun 16, 2017 3:42 PM +00:00
Madonna is the poor man's Madonna

Fixed

--Anonymous
replies 61Jun 16, 2017 3:43 PM +00:00

Dionne Warwick was the poor man's Dionne Warwick after we got through with her.

--The IRS
replies 62Jun 16, 2017 3:44 PM +00:00

Heigl is the poor man's Gwyneth.

--Anonymous
replies 63Jun 16, 2017 3:44 PM +00:00

Gaarth Brooks was the poor man's Billy Joel

--Anonymous
replies 64Jun 16, 2017 3:44 PM +00:00

Billy Joel is the str8 man's Barry Manilow.

--Anonymous
replies 65Jun 16, 2017 3:45 PM +00:00

-a--Barry Manilow is the straight man's Nightmare

--Anonymous
replies 66Jun 16, 2017 3:51 PM +00:00

Str8 men are humanity's nightmare

--Anonymous
replies 67Jun 16, 2017 4:10 PM +00:00

Islam is the poor man's Christianity, and Christianity is the poor man's Judaism.

--Anonymous
replies 68Jun 16, 2017 4:11 PM +00:00

Caitlyn is the poor man's Melania

--Anonymous
replies 69Jun 16, 2017 4:14 PM +00:00

George Clooney is the poor man's Cary Grant

--Anonymous
replies 70Jun 17, 2017 5:40 AM +00:00

R8, literally.

--Anonymous
replies 71Jun 17, 2017 5:50 AM +00:00

Sorry I meant r9, literally.

--Anonymous
replies 72Jun 17, 2017 5:50 AM +00:00

Cody Christian is the poor man's Colto. Should we start calling him Codo?

--Anonymous
replies 73Jun 17, 2017 5:54 AM +00:00

Tom Hiddleston is the poor man's Benedict Cumberbatch.

--Anonymous
replies 74Jun 17, 2017 5:54 AM +00:00

Jesus is the poor man's God.

--Anonymous
replies 75Jun 17, 2017 5:54 AM +00:00

The Kardashians are the poor man's Gabor sisters.

--Anonymous
replies 76Jun 17, 2017 6:00 AM +00:00

Caroline Appleby is the poor man's Ethel Mae Potter.

--Anonymous
replies 77Jun 17, 2017 6:18 AM +00:00

Steve Scalise is the poor man's James Brady.

--Anonymous
replies 78Jun 17, 2017 9:58 AM +00:00

John the Program Troll is the poor man's Miss Swan

--Anonymous
replies 79Jun 17, 2017 11:40 AM +00:00

Lily James is the poor man's Keira Knightley. Who is the poor man's Jennifer Ehle.

--Anonymous
replies 80Jun 17, 2017 11:59 AM +00:00

Trinity is the poor man's Detox. Alexis Michelle is the poor man's Roxxy Andrews.

--Anonymous
replies 81Jun 17, 2017 12:04 PM +00:00

Sasha Velour is the pauper man's Sharon Needles.

--Anonymous
replies 82Jun 17, 2017 12:05 PM +00:00

Beyoncé is the black man's Agnetha

--Anonymous
replies 83Jun 17, 2017 12:05 PM +00:00

Farrah Moan is the darphur orphan man's Courtney Act.

--Anonymous
replies 84Jun 17, 2017 12:10 PM +00:00

Wasn't "the K-Fed of ______" used for a while here as the inferior example of something?

--Anonymous
replies 85Jun 17, 2017 12:13 PM +00:00

Fundamentalism is the poor man's religion. And religion is the poor man's atheism.

--Babe Paley
replies 86Jun 17, 2017 1:50 PM +00:00

Corey Feldman is the poor man's Hugh Hefner.

--Anonymous
replies 87Nov 14, 2017 2:37 PM +00:00

Ronan Vibert is the poor man's Alan Rickman

--Anonymous
replies 88Nov 14, 2017 2:46 PM +00:00

Kate is the poor man’s Diana.

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--Anonymous
replies 89Nov 14, 2017 2:55 PM +00:00

Shannon Beador is the poor man's Betty Broderick.

--Anonymous
replies 90Nov 14, 2017 3:28 PM +00:00

Ace of Base is the poor man's ABBA.

--Anonymous
replies 91Nov 14, 2017 3:58 PM +00:00

Pippa Middleton is the poor man's Lee Radziwill

--Anonymous
replies 92Nov 14, 2017 4:03 PM +00:00

John Cougar Mellencamp is the poor man's Bruce Springsteen.

--Anonymous
replies 93Nov 14, 2017 4:47 PM +00:00

Tori Amos is the poor man's Kate Bush.

--Anonymous
replies 94Nov 14, 2017 4:54 PM +00:00

Tarot is the poor man’s I Ching.

--Anonymous
replies 95Nov 14, 2017 5:29 PM +00:00

Adele is the poor man's Alison Moyet.

--Anonymous
replies 96Nov 14, 2017 5:31 PM +00:00

Tom Selleck is the poor man's Burt Reynolds.

--Anonymous
replies 97Nov 18, 2017 1:32 PM +00:00

Dark matter is the poor man’s aether.

--Anonymous
replies 98Nov 19, 2017 9:58 AM +00:00

Exit row is the poor man's first class.

--Anonymous
replies 99Nov 19, 2017 10:09 AM +00:00

Hand-held shower nozzle is the poor man's bidet.

--Anonymous
replies 100Nov 19, 2017 10:30 AM +00:00

Angelo is the poor man's Fernando.

--Anonymous
replies 101Nov 19, 2017 10:50 AM +00:00

Mary Miles Minter was a Mary Pickford knockoff.

--Anonymous
replies 102Nov 20, 2017 5:03 PM +00:00

Barack Obama is the poor man's John F. Kennedy.

--Anonymous
replies 103Nov 21, 2017 5:24 AM +00:00

Tongs are the poor man's colander.

--Anonymous
replies 104Nov 21, 2017 5:26 AM +00:00

Tori Amos is the Poor Man's Kate Bush.

Kate performs "The Wedding List" on the 1979 Christmas special. Lyrics: No, I'll never give the hunt up, And I won't muck it up. Somehow this was it, I knew....
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--Anonymous
replies 105Nov 21, 2017 5:28 AM +00:00

Sheryl Crow is the Poor Man's Stevie Nicks.

From "Practical Magic" Soundtrack 1998 - If You Ever Did Believe (-w/ Sheryl Crow) ~ STEVIE NICKS.
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--Anonymous
replies 106Nov 21, 2017 5:30 AM +00:00

Jen Richards is poor "MAN 's" Catlyin Jenner

--Anonymous
replies 107Nov 21, 2017 5:40 AM +00:00

Jack Ruby is the poor man's Lee Harvey Oswald.

--Anonymous
replies 108Nov 21, 2017 6:05 AM +00:00

Susan Lucci is the poor man's Deidre Hall.

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--Anonymous
replies 109Nov 21, 2017 7:17 AM +00:00

The Grackle is the poor man’s Crow.

--Anonymous
replies 110Dec 6, 2017 11:59 AM +00:00

If a Crow is the Tide detergent of birds, then Grackles are the Great Value brand, but Starlings are like the $3 detergent with the Spanish name that comes in a plastic bag.

--Anonymous
replies 111Dec 6, 2017 12:05 PM +00:00

Ariana Grande is the poor man's Mariah Carey.

--Anonymous
replies 112Dec 6, 2017 12:05 PM +00:00

Tiffany Trump is poor man 's Ivanka Trump

--Anonymous
replies 113Dec 6, 2017 12:16 PM +00:00