Haven’t watched this one for a minute. Classic.
Since it can cost filmmakers $10,000 to clear the song for use, there have been some interesting alternatives in film and television. Building on this, WFMU and the Free Music Archive have launched The New Happy Birthday Song Contest to “to dethrone that old ditty and create a new national repository of alternate Birthday song compositions.”
That dropped iPhone sketch from Portlandia.
Monty Python’s “The Universe Song” used cleverly in a promo of BBC Two’s Wonders of Life.
The Best Of Leon from Season 8 of Curb Your Enthusiasm
If you’ve ever wanted to watch a knife free-falling out of a plane through the sky, here’s your chance.
Made by Sema Bekirovic as part of the Creative Time / MTV Art Breaks series.
Dave Chapelle on Conan in 2001
The Regis Philbin Morning show in 1986
Why Doesn’t MTV Play Music Videos Anymore?
Wes Anderson’s “Star Wars: Episode VII” Audition Tape
Here’s to feeling good all the time