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18th Apr '18 6:07:43 AM jormis29
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** "She's Got a Butt Bigger Than the Beatles" ("Bigger Than the Beatles" by Joe Diffie): Diffie opens the video by saying, "Folks,I just want you to know that I had absolutely nothing to do with the making of this video."

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** "She's Got a Butt Bigger Than the Beatles" ("Bigger Than the Beatles" by Joe Diffie): Music/JoeDiffie): Diffie opens the video by saying, "Folks,I just want you to know that I had absolutely nothing to do with the making of this video."
16th Apr '18 10:00:35 PM ZootyCutie94
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* Toy reviewer [=CookieSwirlC=] voices "[=PukieHurlC=]", a parody of her channel's mascot, in ''Toys/TheGrosseryGang'' webseries' 2017 Christmas episode.
3rd Apr '18 4:53:26 AM jormis29
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** "Every Light In the House Is Blown" ("Every Light in the House" by Trace Adkins): In the video, Trace hits Cledus with a fire extinguisher and shouts, "That's what you get for making fun of the way I dance!"

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** "Every Light In the House Is Blown" ("Every Light in the House" by Trace Adkins): Music/TraceAdkins): In the video, Trace hits Cledus with a fire extinguisher and shouts, "That's what you get for making fun of the way I dance!"
7th Mar '18 11:28:43 AM mjb1124
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** Similarly, in ''Film/IronMan2'', Richard Sherman co-wrote the Stark Expo theme song "Make Way For Tomorrow Today", a spoof of the theme to Disney's Carousel of Progress attraction which was originally seen at the 1964 World's Fair.
22nd Feb '18 6:56:57 PM nombretomado
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** Creator/JoePesci and RobertDeNiro were also good sports when they appeared on "The Joe Pesci Show" on SNL.

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** Creator/JoePesci and RobertDeNiro Creator/RobertDeNiro were also good sports when they appeared on "The Joe Pesci Show" on SNL.
18th Feb '18 2:48:02 AM WoodyAlien3rd
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** "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS29E4TreehouseOfHorrorXXVIIITreehouse of Horror XXVIII]]" includes a ''Literature/{{Coraline}}'' parody in which Creator/NeilGaiman voices Snowball II.

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** "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS29E4TreehouseOfHorrorXXVIIITreehouse "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS29E4TreehouseOfHorrorXXVIII Treehouse of Horror XXVIII]]" includes a ''Literature/{{Coraline}}'' parody in which Creator/NeilGaiman voices Snowball II.II.
** "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS3E17HomerAtTheBat Homer At The Bat]]" features the song "Talkin' Softball", a parody of "Talkin' Baseball" sung by the original artist, Terry Cashman himself.
16th Feb '18 9:27:08 AM AmuckCricetine
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** ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "The Day the Violence Died" contained a parody of "I'm Just a Bill" with Sheldon singing it, as well.

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** ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "The "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS7E18TheDayTheViolenceDied The Day the Violence Died" Died]]" contained a parody of "I'm Just a Bill" with Sheldon singing it, as well.



* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)", Music/TheB52s parody their own "Love Shack" as "Glove Slap", while later episodes featured Music/JacksonBrowne and the Baha Men parodying their own respective work.
** In the episode "Angry Dad: The Movie", not only did Creator/NickPark voice himself in the setup to the ''WesternAnimation/WallaceAndGromit'' parody ''Willis & Crumble in Better Gnomes and Gardens'', the stop motion animation team included Teresa Drilling, a regular member of the Creator/AardmanAnimations crew who was a key animator on ''WesternAnimation/TheCurseOfTheWereRabbit''.
** "Steal This Episode" contains a gag where the government hires Music/JudasPriest to get Homer into their custody for digital piracy, with member Rob Halford singing a piracy-minded version of "Breaking the Law".
** The layout artists from ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'' worked on the R&S parody scene in "Brother from the Same Planet".
** "Sideshow Bob Roberts" has a scene where Bart plays with a [[WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones Flintstones]] toy phone, which features Henry Corden as the voice of Fred Flintstone.
** "Treehouse of Horror XXVIII" includes a ''Literature/{{Coraline}}'' parody in which Creator/NeilGaiman voices Snowball II.
* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' has had several actors lend their voices to parodies of shows or movies they were in. Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross reprised their roles as Elise and Steven Keaton in a ''Series/FamilyTies'' parody, Creator/MarkHamill was Luke Skywalker in a ''StarWars'' parody, Creator/FrankWelker voiced Freddy in a ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'' parody, among others.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)", ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
** "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS11E5EIEIAnnoyedGrunt E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)]]",
Music/TheB52s parody their own "Love Shack" as "Glove Slap", while later episodes featured Music/JacksonBrowne and the Baha Men parodying their own respective work.
** In the episode "Angry "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS22E14AngryDadTheMovie Angry Dad: The Movie", Movie]]", not only did Creator/NickPark voice himself in the setup to the ''WesternAnimation/WallaceAndGromit'' parody ''Willis & Crumble in Better Gnomes and Gardens'', the stop motion animation team included Teresa Drilling, a regular member of the Creator/AardmanAnimations crew who was a key animator on ''WesternAnimation/TheCurseOfTheWereRabbit''.
** "Steal "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS25E9StealThisEpisode Steal This Episode" Episode]]" contains a gag where the government hires Music/JudasPriest to get Homer into their custody for digital piracy, with member Rob Halford singing a piracy-minded version of "Breaking the Law".
** The layout artists from ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'' worked on the R&S parody scene in "Brother "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS4E14BrotherFromTheSamePlanet Brother from the Same Planet".
Planet]]".
** "Sideshow "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E5SideshowBobRoberts Sideshow Bob Roberts" Roberts]]" has a scene where Bart plays with a [[WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones Flintstones]] toy phone, which features Henry Corden as the voice of Fred Flintstone.
** "Treehouse "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS29E4TreehouseOfHorrorXXVIIITreehouse of Horror XXVIII" XXVIII]]" includes a ''Literature/{{Coraline}}'' parody in which Creator/NeilGaiman voices Snowball II.
* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' has had several actors lend their voices to parodies of shows or movies they were in. Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross reprised their roles as Elise and Steven Keaton in a ''Series/FamilyTies'' parody, Creator/MarkHamill was Luke Skywalker in a ''StarWars'' ''Franchise/StarWars'' parody, Creator/FrankWelker voiced Freddy in a ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'' parody, among others.



* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Deep South" is set in UsefulNotes/{{Atlanta}}, Georgia, which is now a submerged city filled with mer-people. Helping to explain this is Music/{{Donovan}}, parodying his own song "Atlantis" as "Atlanta."

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* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Deep South" "[[Recap/FuturamaS2E12TheDeepSouth The Deep South]]" is set in UsefulNotes/{{Atlanta}}, Georgia, which is now a submerged city filled with mer-people. Helping to explain this is Music/{{Donovan}}, parodying his own song "Atlantis" as "Atlanta."
2nd Feb '18 11:33:52 PM PaulA
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* When Creator/StanFreberg saw how Creator/JimHenson was having puppets lip-sync to his records on ''Series/SamAndFriends'', he not only gave full approval, he also cameoed in one episode to complain about them using his records (only for Kermit to whack him with a baseball bat).



** Additionally, when Freberg saw how Creator/JimHenson was having puppets lip-sync to his records on his '50s show ''Sam and Friends'', he not only gave full approval, he also cameoed in one episode to complain about them using his records (only for Kermit to whack him with a baseball bat).
12th Jan '18 3:57:40 AM bwburke94
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* When ''Series/TheDrewCareyShow'' was going to do an episode making fun of sci-fi conventions and the fans who go to them in costume, they wanted to have a couple of characters dress up as aliens from ''Series/BabylonFive''. The creators of B5 agreed... and sent their own makeup people to do the alien makeup effects. (It helped that both series were produced by Creator/WarnerBros

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* When ''Series/TheDrewCareyShow'' was going to do an episode making fun of sci-fi conventions and the fans who go to them in costume, they wanted to have a couple of characters dress up as aliens from ''Series/BabylonFive''. The creators of B5 agreed... and sent their own makeup people to do the alien makeup effects. (It helped that both series were produced by Creator/WarnerBrosCreator/WarnerBros}



* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'' was discovered quite early on by Creator/{{Bungie}}. Rather than shut them down for copyright infringement, Bungie gave Rooster Teeth official permission to keep making the videos, and to this day Rooster Teeth continues making humorous content, not just for ''VideoGame/{{Halo}}'', but for several other Microsoft-owned franchises as well.

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* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'' was discovered quite early on by Creator/{{Bungie}}. Rather than shut them Creator/RoosterTeeth down for copyright infringement, Bungie gave Rooster Teeth them official permission to keep making the videos, and to this day Rooster Teeth continues making humorous content, not just for ''VideoGame/{{Halo}}'', but for several other Microsoft-owned franchises as well.
6th Jan '18 9:40:21 PM nombretomado
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** "I Lost on {{Jeopardy}}" ("Jeopardy" by the Greg Kihn Band) has Art Fleming and Don Pardo (the host and announcer from the original 1960s version) reprise their respective roles in the video for it, and even Greg Kihn himself appears in the end, as the man who drives the car.

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** "I Lost on {{Jeopardy}}" Series/{{Jeopardy}}" ("Jeopardy" by the Greg Kihn Band) has Art Fleming and Don Pardo (the host and announcer from the original 1960s version) reprise their respective roles in the video for it, and even Greg Kihn himself appears in the end, as the man who drives the car.
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