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minimme : yes welcome back linguistic dennis reynolds

Dave Guerra : I know it is on purpose, but whoever is doing the editing on background screen shots is amazing.

Faina Vasyukova : This guy is so good at picking up tiny linguistic mistakes that I'm no longer certain I'm doing my own accent correctly.

JamesBond2608 : I love how happy he is when he watches accents he likes.

Godz Elite : can we just get a video of this guy switching accents

Linds Tee : I was really blown away by Kate Winslet’s Australian accent after hearing all the bad/mediocre ones before her.

tricksterhuaun : Okay. He IS incredibly handsome right? Is it not just me?

Pepe Puente : This guy is seriously incredible, but mate, someone has to give recognition to the editing it’s just so spot on.

Alexander Supertramp : Since stupid YouTube forgets everything I've seen. This is the 3 time I watch this thinking it might be a new episode. Please make a forth ep

BorealHP : I honestly think Tom Holland did one of the best American accents of all time. For reference, I'm American, and in a region so I have very little/ neutral accent. And I didn't know for YEARS Tom was British. First time I saw an interview where he did his British accent I thought he was doing an accent, because I never ONCE questioned his American one. It was flawless to the point I never knew he wasn't American and knew it was a Queens accent as well. Bravo Tom Holland Bravo

Kyle Magaro : It's really crazy how the most Spider-Man sounding Spider-Man we've ever had on screen is a brit. The Americans who've voiced or played Spider-Man never get the queens accent down.

lilgoogi75 : I'm french, I barely hear differences between those accents but god this is so captivating, I feel like Henry Higgins is teaching me things i'm too stupid to understand but I like that

Hikari Kurosawa : I kinda want him to analyze my accent though

Jen Dre : Instead of "Southern Irish" it's better to say "Republic of Ireland" as "Southern Irish" can be seen as offensive as it's a different country to Northern Ireland and not called Southern Ireland 🤷‍♀️🤔😂

Golden Books : No Saoirse Ronan?? She's the accent QUEEN!!!!!!!

Araani M : The way he slipped into the Russian accent was so smooth, I barely noticed it at first


Richard Nixon : Can you guys do Canadian accents? I can’t see the difference between Canadian and American accent, so i want to see what a professional has to say about it. Why is my comment highlighted it not has one like... and also what is a highlighted comment?

Sghisha : I think Penelope Cruz tried very hard to camouflage her Spanish accent, but an Italian can still tell it's a Spanish one, because of the way she pronounced certain consonants, especially the "s" sound.

MissChanandlerBong12 : I grew up in the Pacific Northwest and it wasn't until I watched this that I realized that cot and caught could be pronounced differently. I'm shook.

Amanda the Jedi : Can we get Canadian and not stereotype Canadian?

Sabrina1919 : Erik: Kate Winslet, The Dressmaker. This one's perfect. Me: Of course it is. It's Kate Winslet.

JamesBond2608 : This might sound stupid, but I actually think minor accent slips are kinda realistic. There are often times when, for example, an American character says a word too fast, or forgets to pronounce an "R", and I assume the actor is British or Australian. However, then I look them up, and realise they actually are American. Speaking correctly is actually a lot harder than it seems, as the mouth has to constantly change positions. We don't notice how hard it is, because we're used to it. However, there are situations where it's even harder to always have the correct mouth position. For example, when you're laughing, you're obviously smiling. However, there are some sounds that require your lips to make a tight circle, e.g. the American "O" or "OO" sound.

Krombopulos Michael : Daniel kaluuya in Get Out did a perfect American accent Edit: also how he leaves out the g in asking, very common slang for young Americans.

Lilah Shapiro : pleasssse do Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury!

Garrett Barry's Tips : Wow this guy is great! Another interesting look at how well some actors nailed the accents.

BootlegFightVideo : Robert Downey Jr.'s African-American accent in Tropic Thunder.

SHINJI GETS GROUNDED : I would entrust my life to this man

Layla Saad : I would love for him to analyze Tatiana Maslany's different accents in Orphan Black.

Clear Critique : Great video, as always. I'd love to see you tackle Tim Roth in Reservoir Dogs, Daniel Craig/Paul Newman in Road to Perdition, Christian Bale in The Fighter or American Psycho, and Al Pacino in Scarface. Maybe another Meryl Streep one too; she's done a lot of accents.

Raven Thomas : This guys level of knowledge is incredible, listening to him is a real learning experience

rebecca samuell : The reason I’ve never seen Red Sparrow. The accent was so horrible in the trailer I’d seen enough.

phoenixrising7777 : I’d love to see an episode that compares men and women using the same accent and the differences and similarities. In movies, certain accents tend to be associated with male or female because that’s who portrays them the most (i.e gruffly Texan voice immediately conjure Sam Elliot or Jeff Bridges). It’d be great to see the same accent but with a gender opposite of the one the accent is associated with.

Rhythm Is A Dancer : Kate Winslet's aussie accent is truly spot on, the rest are over exaggerated

Mogwang : Did you hear that click in isixhosa, yes boy do the things👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾

Lucky ASMR : Am I the only one who could watch these videos all day?

Khelena Gronskaya : As a russian speaker I can say this accent has done pretty well. But I hope I don't have it 😁 Actually, only the beginners or older people have such a strong accent when they speak English. Most of the youngsters speak pretty good English with slight accent or even take some American/British/Australian accent.

Julia Nord : I noticed Nicole Kidman's Aussie accent in Big Little Lies too- very interesting how it comes out. Definitely evident in some of the more intense scenes, which makes sense.

Eugene InLaw : Fake russian accent actually sounds more like actual russian people when they don't speak english often. Trust me, I know, I'm Ukrainian.

Tyler Kaga-Davis : I hate how people who aren’t even Asians see an Asian character with a distinctive accent/dialect and say it is stereotypical and offensive. Like the movie Silence, someone said it was offensive how the characters spoke when at the time, it was rare to speak English, even today most people can’t speak English and Japanese people who can, talk like the characters in Silence. Recently there are an increasing number of young Japanese people who can speak English with an American accent(still not a lot though)

Brandon Beavis Investing : Hey.. props to these actors... when I try different accents they all end up sounding the same LOL

Do : I'm disappointed they didn't make him react to "CORAL"

lala : Italian be like taratarata taraTaratata Spanish be like tatataRatata

AsgardBound : *IT WAS CIVIL WAR, NOT WINTER SOLDIER* - Disgruntled MCU fan

Scarlett Felix : Do hugh laurie in house

Lou Bold : This is like my favourite series on YouTube. This guy is so charming and witty and his humour is subtle and smart and I love the way he delivers jokes. I could listen to him explain accents for days.

nora 노라 : Yay he said “Aussie” really good!!

Lily-Rose Meadowes : Most Americans trying to do a cockney accent sounds to someone like me (who was raised by cockneys) like fingernails dragged down a blackboard. It makes all my hair stand on end and not in a good way.

Jemila Dunham : I honestly could watch these all day. I would really, really love to see Erik address the New Orleans/Southeast Louisiana accent in film/television. As a native New Orleanian, I cringe heavily at most attempts and think it’s among the hardest of American accents to replicate. WIRED, hear my prayers! Lolol.

Pyraxian1 : Love these and have watched them several times over. As the friend with "a knack for accents" in my group, it's really cool to hear about the differences between them. Please do more!!