Is Sam Fisher Canadian?

#1 Posted by TheCappuccinoBandit (268 posts) -

I know Micheal Ironside is Canadian but I was just wondering whether the character Sam Fisher is Canadian. I vaguely remember it being mentioned once in one of the games but I can't remember, I may just be making it up.    

#2 Posted by ArchScabby (5809 posts) -

You're Canadian.

#3 Posted by End_Boss (3220 posts) -

No. 
 
That doesn't make any sense.

#4 Posted by TheCappuccinoBandit (268 posts) -
@End_Boss: ok well thats settled then
#5 Posted by Dustpan (1694 posts) -

He's french.

#6 Posted by Bucketdeth (8041 posts) -
@JustTheDoctor said:
" He's french. "
French Canadian.
#7 Posted by TheCappuccinoBandit (268 posts) -
@Bucketdeth said:
" @JustTheDoctor said:
" He's french. "
French Canadian. "
I see...
#8 Posted by FlamingHobo (4483 posts) -
@Fudge_Wirlwind said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @JustTheDoctor said:
" He's french. "
French Canadian. "
I see... "
Oh, do you?
#9 Posted by Bucketdeth (8041 posts) -
@FlamingHobo said:
" @Fudge_Wirlwind said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @JustTheDoctor said:
" He's french. "
French Canadian. "
I see... "
Oh, do you? "
Oh he does.
#10 Posted by MikkaQ (10330 posts) -

Due to Michael, he SOUNDS canadian, but he fought in the Desert Storm with the US, so I assume he's american.

#11 Posted by Jimbo (9931 posts) -

That's just his spy voice.

#12 Posted by Seraphim2150 (325 posts) -

No, I think he'd need US citzenship to be in the inteligence position he is

#13 Posted by nfinitone (1 posts) -

According to the first novel, Sam Fisher was born in Towson, MD, where he still lives.

#14 Posted by Kyreo (4600 posts) -
@Bucketdeth said:
" @FlamingHobo said:
" @Fudge_Wirlwind said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @JustTheDoctor said:
" He's french. "
French Canadian. "
I see... "
Oh, do you? "
Oh he does. "
o rly?
#15 Posted by mrfizzy (1550 posts) -
@Fudge_Wirlwind said:
" I know Micheal Ironside is Canadian but I was just wondering whether the character Sam Fisher is Canadian. I vaguely remember it being mentioned once in one of the games but I can't remember, I may just be making it up.     "
not that i know how the american military/intelligence works but i would assume he would have to be an American for him to have the job that he has/had. 
#16 Posted by xyzygy (10064 posts) -
@mrfizzy said:
" @Fudge_Wirlwind said:
" I know Micheal Ironside is Canadian but I was just wondering whether the character Sam Fisher is Canadian. I vaguely remember it being mentioned once in one of the games but I can't remember, I may just be making it up.     "
not that i know how the american military/intelligence works but i would assume he would have to be an American for him to have the job that he has/had.  "
Can't you be born in Canada and get an American Citizenship, or do you have to be purebred American?
#17 Posted by FlamingHobo (4483 posts) -
@Kyreo said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @FlamingHobo said:
" @Fudge_Wirlwind said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @JustTheDoctor said:
" He's french. "
French Canadian. "
I see... "
Oh, do you? "
Oh he does. "
o rly? "
Ya rly.
#18 Posted by Wraith1 (572 posts) -

Tom Clancy is involved right? and Sam Fisher is the hero of the game, so Sam Fisher must be American

#19 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1866 posts) -
@nfinitone said:
" According to the first novel, Sam Fisher was born in Towson, MD, where he still lives. "
...maybe he was born there, moved up here, got his Canadian citizenship and then returned south? Heh.
#20 Edited by heatDrive88 (2381 posts) -
@xyzygy:
Just FYI, you can totally be born in Canada, have a Canadian citizenship, and go to the US and get a US citizenship. Unless the rules have changed after 9/11, I believe you can still own dual citizenship as well, among other different US/Canada citizenship types and what not. 
#21 Edited by FirePrince (1764 posts) -

Sam Fisher?Canadian?He's not a ginger. 
I kid canadian agents.
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#22 Posted by Dom (436 posts) -

He's neither Canadian nor American. He's made of pixels bunched up together

#23 Posted by composite (134 posts) -

You're thinking of Solid Snake. I could be confusing his origin with Wolverine's, but I vaguely remember hints about his birthplace from MGS 1. Anybody help me out? As for the topic, I think its clear Sam is from the states, even if the novel isn't necessarily canon, or maybe it is. Alls I know is that I'm REALLY enjoying Conviction. 

#24 Posted by Burns098356GX (1366 posts) -
@FlamingHobo said:
" @Kyreo said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @FlamingHobo said:
" @Fudge_Wirlwind said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @JustTheDoctor said:
" He's french. "
French Canadian. "
I see... "
Oh, do you? "
Oh he does. "
o rly? "
Ya rly. "
no wai!
#25 Posted by RobotHamster (4177 posts) -
@Burns098356GX said:
" @FlamingHobo said:
" @Kyreo said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @FlamingHobo said:
" @Fudge_Wirlwind said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @JustTheDoctor said:
" He's french. "
French Canadian. "
I see... "
Oh, do you? "
Oh he does. "
o rly? "
Ya rly. "
no wai! "
Ya wai!
#26 Posted by End_Boss (3220 posts) -
@FirePrince said:
" Sam Fisher?Canadian?He's not a ginger. I kid canadian agents. "
You have no idea how close you just came to a back alley beatdown from dudes in black bodysuits who smell vaguely of maple syrup.
#27 Posted by Joeybagad0nutz (1438 posts) -
@heatDrive88:
You can, but I can't see a man with Dual Citizenship being at such a high intelligence positions with two citizenship. No one will know where his loyalties will be.
#28 Posted by FirePrince (1764 posts) -
@End_Boss:
That made me laugh hard.But then again,that's why I keep my dragon.
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#29 Posted by Kyreo (4600 posts) -
@RobotHamster said:
" @Burns098356GX said:
" @FlamingHobo said:
" @Kyreo said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @FlamingHobo said:
" @Fudge_Wirlwind said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @JustTheDoctor said:
" He's french. "
French Canadian. "
I see... "
Oh, do you? "
Oh he does. "
o rly? "
Ya rly. "
no wai! "
Ya wai! "
this is probably the best collection of Quote responses I've seen on Giant Bomb...
#30 Posted by DocHaus (1359 posts) -

Sam Fisher was born in Towson, MD, had a daughter, became a Navy SEAL, did several missions for the US government including fighting Iraqis in the 1991 Gulf War, raiding a bank in Panama to dig up dirt on Manuel Noriega, fighting in Afghanistan and more.
 
Sam's voice actor Michael Ironside, on the other hand, was born in Toronto, so maybe that's why you think he's Canadian.

#31 Posted by Ryax (4630 posts) -

he is american. as far as anyone really knows. ask the creator of splinter cell. i dont think tom clancy wrote any books about sam fisher. he might have, i dunno but i dont think he did

#32 Posted by djz (134 posts) -
@ArchScabby said:
" You're Canadian. "
You're Canadian.
#33 Posted by super_machine (1931 posts) -

Yes, and the only reason he kept working special ops for the US military is because they asked him politely.

#34 Posted by Snail (8646 posts) -
@Kyreo said:
" @RobotHamster said:
" @Burns098356GX said:
" @FlamingHobo said:
" @Kyreo said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @FlamingHobo said:
" @Fudge_Wirlwind said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @JustTheDoctor said:
" He's french. "
French Canadian. "
I see... "
Oh, do you? "
Oh he does. "
o rly? "
Ya rly. "
no wai! "
Ya wai! "
this is probably the best collection of Quote responses I've seen on Giant Bomb... "
long hallway.
#35 Posted by DoctorTran (1570 posts) -
@xyzygy said:
" @mrfizzy said:
" @Fudge_Wirlwind said:
" I know Micheal Ironside is Canadian but I was just wondering whether the character Sam Fisher is Canadian. I vaguely remember it being mentioned once in one of the games but I can't remember, I may just be making it up.     "
not that i know how the american military/intelligence works but i would assume he would have to be an American for him to have the job that he has/had.  "
Can't you be born in Canada and get an American Citizenship, or do you have to be purebred American? "
You can totally be canadian and get a US Citizenship and join the military, however being in a high security environment such as Third Echelon, you bet your ass that every single person in that building is pure born Citizens of the United States of America.
#36 Posted by djz (134 posts) -
@Burns098356GX said:
" @FlamingHobo said:
" @Kyreo said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @FlamingHobo said:
" @Fudge_Wirlwind said:
" @Bucketdeth said:
" @JustTheDoctor said:
" He's french. "
French Canadian. "
I see... "
Oh, do you? "
Oh he does. "
o rly? "
Ya rly. "
no wai! "
yea

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