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2013 EYG Hall of Fame Inductees

 

The Voting is over!

Here is this year's Inductees into the EYG Hall of Fame.

Disney

The Incredible Hulk

Wonder Woman

Luke Skywalker

Sherlock Holmes

Looney Tunes

 

The 2013 Wild Card Inductees are:

Scooby Doo

Twin Peaks

Carrie Fisher as Slave Girl Leia

Roger Ebert

Congrats to the new Hall of Famers.

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