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The Once-ler (Character)
from The Lorax (2012)

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One of Dr. Suess's characters in the book "The Lorax,"... See more »
Alternate Names:
Once-ler / The Onceler


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  1. Wagon Ho! (2012) (V) Played by Ed Helms (as Once-ler)
  2. Forces of Nature (2012) (V) Played by Ed Helms (as Once-ler)
  3. The Lorax (2012) Played by Ed Helms
    ... aka "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax: An IMAX 3D Experience" - USA (IMAX version)

  4. The Lorax: He Speaks for the Trees (2009) Played by Phil Keeling (as The Onceler)

  5. In Search of Dr. Seuss (1994) (TV) Played by Terry Lindholm (as The Onceler)

  6. The Lorax (1972) (TV) Played by Bob Holt
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  1. In Search of Dr. Seuss (1994) (TV) Played by Bob Holt (as The Onceler)

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From The Lorax (2012)
Once-ler: Why are you so interested in trees, anyway? Why aren't you like other kids? Breakdancing and wearing bellbottoms and playing the Donkey Kongs?
Ted: [laughs] Yeah. Right, right. I don't know. Uh, I just thought it might be kinda cool to have one.
Once-ler: [knowingly] Uh-huh. It's a girl, isn't it?
Ted: [scoffs] What? No!
Once-ler: Really? Because when a guy does something stupid once, well that's because he's a guy. But if he does the same stupid thing twice, that's usually to impress some girl.
Ted: Hey, she is not just some girl! She's a woman. In high school. And she loves trees. And I'm gonna get her one.
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