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Movember! TV Men With Mustaches and Without

It's not just your imagination — dudes are sporting more facial hair for the annual mustache-growing event known as Movember, which is meant to increase awareness about prostate cancer. Though you may not be used to seeing some guys in your life with mustaches, there are some other guys who you may be so used to seeing with mustaches that it's almost jarring seeing them clean-shaven. Is Ron Swanson as manly without his fringe? Is Pornstache suddenly less creepy? You be the judge by checking out these characters and the men who play them with both facial hair looks.

Ron Swanson/Nick Offerman

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Parks and Recreation's manliest man is basically the poster boy for mustaches. Offerman, who plays him, seldom goes without — except for this brief stint last year when he shaved it all off. It doesn't seem right, does it?

Pornstache/Pablo Schreiber

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His character is really named George Mendez, but everyone on Orange Is the New Black knows him as Pornstache for his creepy mustache. Schreiber looks far less sketchy without it, right?

Tobias Fünke/David Cross

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The mustache is such a defining characteristic of Tobias, and it's pretty defining for comedian Cross, as well — he almost always has facial hair, except for a short time last year.

See more TV characters with and without their mustaches after the jump.

Richard Harrow/Jack Huston

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The tin plate that Huston's disfigured character on Boardwalk Empire wears is as distinctive as his mustache — I especially love that he's so attached to the facial hair that it's also on his face plate.

Tom Magnum/Tom Selleck

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What do you think of when you think of Magnum, P.I.? It's probably this mustache. It's also what I think of when I think of Selleck, whose mustache is totally iconic.

Earl Hickey/Jason Lee

Source: Fox, Getty

Earl has a great mustache, bit I prefer Jason Lee without it.

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