Slate's Explainer: When Cartoon Voices Go Silent Actors behind two of the voices in the Winnie the Pooh cartoon series have recently died -- who will speak for Tigger and Piglet now? Slate contributor Daniel Engber explains what happens when the original voice of a cartoon character goes silent.
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Slate's Explainer: When Cartoon Voices Go Silent

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Slate's Explainer: When Cartoon Voices Go Silent

Slate's Explainer: When Cartoon Voices Go Silent

Slate's Explainer: When Cartoon Voices Go Silent

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Actors behind two of the voices in the Winnie the Pooh cartoon series have recently died — who will speak for Tigger and Piglet now? Slate contributor Daniel Engber explains what happens when the original voice of a cartoon character goes silent.