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PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:18 pm 
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I just introduced a coworker of mine to this Weird Al parody of the song "Lola" called "Yoda".

The coworker is an avid Star Wars fan, so I think its amazing that he's never seen this before. I first heard the song back in the 80's when it was released. Someone did a really good job with the video editing, I think. It's not an official music video, I mean. An amateur effort, in other words.



Please post any parodies you like of any sort here. :)


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An intersection of so many things I love! Weird Al, parodies, nerdiness, SciFi, youtube... it's like the ultimate Venn diagram LOL I grew up with this version, I'm pretty sure I heard it long before I ever heard the original :rofl:

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Weird Al has always been a favorite of mine. :) That video is just a treat, though.
"I'll be playing this part 'till I'm old and grey
The long-term contract that I had to sign
Says I'll be making these movies till the end of time "

And they show a clip of him in the latest movies- old and grey! :rofl:

I also quite like this one. My younger daughter insisted that we watch "Frozen" a year or two ago, or I wouldn't find it near as amusing:


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Maria wrote:
I just introduced a coworker of mine to this Weird Al parody of the song "Lola" called "Yoda".

The coworker is an avid Star Wars fan, so I think its amazing that he's never seen this before. I first heard the song back in the 80's when it was released. Someone did a really good job with the video editing, I think. It's not an official music video, I mean. An amateur effort, in other words.




That was great!

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Yoda is definitely my favorite, though he's done another as well:
The Saga Begins: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEcjgJSqSRU

There are other Star Wars parodies I have enjoyed as well
Star Wars Cantina: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYMlad4e3Q4
Fett's Vett: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0BIazf-7j4 (some language)
All About That Base: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RV5WqRnFejI


And this parody of the prequels. The pregnancy test part is my... favorite? It's absolute toilet humor, so be warned, but for some reason I laugh every time. I think it's more OBW's reactions than anything.
http://www.sequentialpictures.com/movie ... sode3.html

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Why'd they keep darting JarJar? :rofl:


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My husband was laughing out loud at this one last night. Me too, for that matter.


It helps if you like the song it sprang from, "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" by John Denver


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Maria wrote:
Why'd they keep darting JarJar? :rofl:


Fan service?

Maria wrote:
Thank God I'm A Star Trek Boy

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:rofl: I thought it was going to be more about Will Wheaton.
:love: John Denver.

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I hadn't heard the song "All about the Bass" before. My husband insisted I find it, so we compared the two. Before, I thought "All about the Base" was just being weird for the sake of weird, but they were parodying the video for "All about the Bass" really well, I thought. And I really like the message in "All about the Bass"- so that's a bonus. :)

And "StarWars Cantina" has been an earworm in my head all weekend! "Music and blasters and old Jedi Masters...." :drummer: :music:


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I love 'All About the Bass' (and it's accompanying video/great message). I'd never heard 'All About the Base' before!

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This one's a spoof on all those sincere Boston Dynamics robot innovation videos that keep getting released.



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