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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Verne with sound clips and images.
Franchise: Over the Hedge

Verne is the quiet, reluctant leader of forest animals from the Over the Hedge franchise. He is always playing things safe - cautious and weary of nearly anything new or of change. He is easygoing and is a stickler for rules and consistency. So when the loose and causal RJ shows up, this really throws a monkey-wrench into Verne's well-laid plans. Verne eventually learns to accept RJ, despite his initial reaction to him.  
Created by TylerMirage on Mar 3 2013
Over the Hedge (2006)
VerneDrew Massey
Drew Massey
Over the Hedge
VerneGarry Shandling
Garry Shandling


Garry Shandling provided the voice of Verne for both the theatrical movie and the short based on the movie. Garry's higher-pitched, almost "whiny" voice fit very well with Verne's eternally cautious character. Drew Massey took over the role for the video game adaptation. Drew's performance, although not his best work, is an adequate replacement: similarly higher-pitched and whiny. 

As the original, Garry takes my vote for this one.  



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said at 7:04 AM on Tue Jul 25 2017
Not much to say here since it's been said already. Garry Shandling fits the role like a glove as the anxious little turtle Verne. I will say though Drew Massey has a lot of witty and funny dialogue.
said at 8:09 AM on Sun Mar 6 2016
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Garry Shandling was a perfect fit for this cautious and passive aggressive turtle.

Drew Massey is actually a solid voice match himself even though it's not too far off from his Crane or Minion.

In the end I'm going with Senator Stern on this one.
said at 1:26 PM on Wed May 28 2014
Garry gets my vote though Drew does a pretty decent job.
said at 5:28 PM on Thu Mar 14 2013
I'm going with Gary. Drew isn't bad though.
said at 5:29 PM on Thu Mar 14 2013
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said at 1:31 PM on Thu Mar 7 2013
Drew Massey's voice here... he kinda sounds like Tom Lenk.
said at 9:31 PM on Mon Mar 4 2013
Drew sounds significantly younger than Gary.
said at 6:25 PM on Sun Mar 3 2013
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I'm going with Gary.
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Garry Shandling
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