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Re: Whatever You Like Video

Postby Bruce the Duck » Tue Jun 21, 2011 7:50 pm

Trying to spot all the references to Al's previous work. So far, here's what I've seen.

Poster for "UHF" - in bedroom during "Never gotta wear your sister's old clothes" line
Banner for "Straight Outta Lynwood" - on side of bus
Cover of "Alapalooza" on back of register
"White and Nerdy" referenced - on crane during "Top Ramen" scene
"My Bologna" referenced - bologna flavored seasoning during the "Top Ramen" scene
Channel 62 (from UHF) - icon on the wall during in the beginning of the video in the scene of Al dressed like a pimp. This is easily the most obscure reference I've seen so far.

Possible References (not sure if they're intentionally referencing Al's work or not):

"Bob" writte on box - during the "You can watch whatever you like" line.
Fatbagel - Name of the bagel shop - possibly a reference to "Fat"

Has anybody seen any others that I missed?
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Re: Whatever You Like Video

Postby weird user » Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:17 pm

I thought it was great, though I think the wife/girlfriend was smiling too much. I feel she should have had a disapointed expression on her face. I liked the references to Alapalooza and Straight Outta Lynnwood.
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Re: Whatever You Like Video

Postby NH Weird Al Fan » Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:32 pm

The Yankovictims event is in Albuquerque, NM.
It says "Eat It!" on the box of Uncle Al's rice.
The cash register brand name/manufacturer is CNR.
Some of the "brands you can afford" at the electronics store are "Prince Purplerain" and "Demento."
The brand of 9V battery is Polkarama Alkovic.
The brand of paper towels is Borg-9, with a picture of Ernest Borgnine on the package.
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Re: Whatever You Like Video

Postby Alinite27 » Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:28 pm

The Kostgo card says that Weird A. Yankovic is in the Super Cubic Zirconia ... Club. With Cubic Zirconia being a reference to Confessions.
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Re: Whatever You Like Video

Postby Bruce the Duck » Wed Jun 22, 2011 12:43 am

I don't get the reference to Ernest Borgnine. How is that an Al reference? Also the cubic zirconia isnt really an Al reference, i dont think. Its a parody of "gold club" type memberships. Good eye on those other ones, though!
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Re: Whatever You Like Video

Postby Mr_Belvedere » Wed Jun 22, 2011 12:49 am

I know of a couple of 27s and album references that haven't been spotted yet but I'll never tell.
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Re: Whatever You Like Video

Postby Bruce the Duck » Wed Jun 22, 2011 12:50 am

What other album references did you see? I just watched again and spotted a little accordion in the top right of the screen during the video game driving segment.
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Re: Whatever You Like Video

Postby Mr_Belvedere » Wed Jun 22, 2011 12:54 am

the references to poodle hat and dare to be stupid are right next to a twentyseven. there's little stuff evvvvverywhere
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Re: Whatever You Like Video

Postby ludovica64 » Wed Jun 22, 2011 1:02 am

I LOVE this video! :D
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Re: Whatever You Like Video

Postby Way_Moby » Wed Jun 22, 2011 1:12 am

Bruce the Duck wrote:I don't get the reference to Ernest Borgnine. How is that an Al reference? Also the cubic zirconia isnt really an Al reference, i dont think. Its a parody of "gold club" type memberships. Good eye on those other ones, though!


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