Back when ‘N Sync and the Backstreet Boys were popular, Conan O’Brien decided to get in on the craze with his boyband Dudez-A-Plenti. Watch Conan’s boyband Dudez-A-Plenti make a video for their song “Awesome Girl.” It’s awesome.
For the beginning of the Dudez-A-Plenti saga, check out yesterday’s Cool TV Video of the Day.
Back when ‘N Sync and the Backstreet Boys were popular, Conan O’Brien decided to get in on the craze with his boyband Dudez-A-Plenti and their hit “Baby, I Wish You Were My Baby.”
Since a list of “Weird Al” song parodies about TV is still in the pipeline, today’s video is “Weird Al” Yankovic’s “Money For Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies* .” The song has the Beverly Hillbillies theme set to the tune of The Dire Straits’ “Money for Nothing.”
Boybands were everywhere in the 90s, so MTV decided to mock the phenomenon with the fictional boyband 2gether and their rivals, Whoa! and Unity. 2gether’s “U+Me=Us” was the breakout single from the show.
The lyrics to “U+Me=Us” may be funny. However, they cannot beat (pun not intended) the hilariously inappropriate lyrics of Whoa!’s “Rub One Out.” (NSFW)
Since Jimmy Fallon’s Primetime Music Special aired last night, here is a list of Jimmy Fallon’s best song parodies.
5. It’s Not My Baby
Unlike the original version of Justin Beiber’s “Baby,” which is unlistenable to anyone over 14, this is clever. Since we know Justin Beiber wasn’t someone’s baby daddy, Jimmy’s version is no longer relevant, but that doesn’t make it less funny.
Every Friday, I post a clip from a country other than the United States.
This week’s clip is from Britain. Comedian Charlie Brooker, who’s a combination of 80s David Letterman and Jon Stewart, hosts BBC Four’s Newswipe. The segment How to Report the News hits the nail on the head when it comes to television news and the way it presents stories.