Six Degrees Of "Weird Al" Yankovic

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Lance Ito was the judge at the OJ Simpson trial
Al had a scene with OJ in Naked Gun 2½

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samuraisumo @ Aug 9 2005, 05:48 AM wrote: Bob Stewart was the featured performer at the same Cincinnati radio station where Rosemary cloony got her start.
She is the mother of George Clooney
who was in Batman Forever with Alicia Silverstone
who starred in a few Aerosmith videos
Al parodied them in "Livin In the Fridge."

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Um...Alicia Silverstone and George Clooney were NOT in "Batman Forever." You're thinking of that horrible fourth film, "Batman and Robin."

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Harold Lloyd supervised a sequence in The Graduate, starring Anne Bancroft.
Anne Bancroft was on The Rosie O'Donnell Show.
Rosie O'Donnell was in The Flinstones movie.
Al's song "Bedrock Anthem" appears on the soundtrack.

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Tom Westman was the winner of Survivor: Palau
Weird Al sang about the Survivor series in "Couch Potato"
("leech-covered, grub-eating fools on Survivor")

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Post by drnick954 »

Mos Def is in 16 Blocks with Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis was in Armageddon with Liv Tyler
Liv Tyler is the daughter of Steven Tyler
Steven Tyler is the lead singer of Aerosmith, whos song "Livin On The Edge" was parodied by Weird Al.

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Post by PManplus65 »

Chris Parnell was Anchorman with Will Ferrell
Will Ferrell was in Elf with Music by Ray Charles
Ray Charles was in Spy Hard.
Weird Al did the Theme for Spy Hard.

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Post by Kristine »

Sleepy LaBeef recorded at Gold Star Studios,
Gold Star Studios is the home of Phil Spector's famous “Wall of Sound”
Wall of Sound is a song by American Hi-Fi
American Hi-Fi, on 1-6-05, performed in Albequerque
Albequerque is a song by Al

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Post by LadyKatia »

Enya did the song "Far and Away" in the movie of the same name that starred Nicole Kidman. Nicole also starred in Moulin Rouge with Ewan McGregor. Ewan played Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars, Eposides I,II&III. Al wrote "The Saga Begins" from Obi Wan's perspective.

(There's also another LOTR/Aerosmith connection, but I used this one since that was just used).

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Post by weird_el »

They both (Al and Don) did voiceovers for the same episode of Johnny Bravo

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Post by algonacchick »

Charles Lamb appeared in an episode of "Mork and Mindy", which starred Robin Williams. Robin, along with Billy Crystal and Whoopi Goldberg, started Comic Relief. Robin introduced Al and Richard Belzer, who did a rap song together for the cause.

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