Channeling classic Bond themes like Thunderball, Weird Al delivered the title track and opening sequence to 1996’s spy spoof, Spy Hard.
Taking it’s inspiration from Pee-Wee’s Playhouse and Weird Al’s own brand of humor that we saw in things like the classic comedy UHF, The Weird Al Show aired on CBS in 1997 for one season as Al learned life lessons, watched fake TV shows and interacted with an insane group of guest stars.
Prolific Pacific Northwest DJ Bob Rivers specialized in parody songs during his decades long career and he specifically put out five albums of Christmas parody songs, one of which featured the Black Sabbath spoofing “I Am Santa Claus”.
Seemingly following up on the events of the first Short Circuit, El DeBarge is somehow a key witness in a court case trying to determine who Johnny 5 is in the music video for “Who’s Johnny”
Idris Elba is training to fight a real kickboxer, Doug Liman directing Justice League Dark, new cast members for Liam Neeson’s The Commuter and the Death Wish reboot and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about The Rings series, the terrible twist of The Boy, the unnecessary new Ben Hur, one of the strangest bits of TMNT history, Jean Claude Van Johnson, the alternate realities of Jumanji and much more.
30 minutes of the infamous Jerry Lewis movie The Day the Clown Cried are online, Curb Your Enthusiasm is coming back, James Wan is directing a new MacGyver pilot, Helen Mirren is joining Fast 8 and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
The introduction song to the world of ABC’s musical fairy tale comedy Galavant will give you an idea of whether or not you’ll enjoy the rest of the show, which just wrapped up it’s second season.
The new 24 gets it’s lead actors, a massive team-up of Nickelodeon’s cartoon characters is confirmed, DC is rebooting a bunch of classic Hanna-Barbera cartoons for new comics and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Setting the goofy tone immediately for the Michael Keaton classic Johnny Dangerously is Weird Al’s “This is the Life”, which plays over the opening credits.