troperville

tools

toys


main index

Narrative

Genre

Media

Topical Tropes

Other Categories

TV Tropes Org
random
Kickstarter Message
TV Tropes Needs Your Help
X
Big things are happening on TV Tropes! New admins, new designs, fewer ads, mobile versions, beta testing opportunities, thematic discovery engine, fun trope tools and toys, and much more - Learn how to help here and discuss here.
View Kickstarter Project
Funny: Foo Fighters
  • Their epic trolling of a certain church that doesn't deserve to be named, as well as a Moment Of Awesome.
  • The "Learn to Fly" video, featuring the three band members (at the time) as no fewer than thirteen characters Dave alone plays six!
  • The White Limo video. Shot in a VHS camcorder style, the video has Lemmy from Motorhead as a limo driver who accidentally hits bassist Nate Mendel. Rather than report the accident, Lemmy tosses him into the limo and picks up the remaining band members. After a few drinks, some implied marijuana use, and two random blonde women showing up, the video cuts to Stock Footage of a car flying off a cliff at the end, implying that the limo did the same.
    • "GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO LIMO!!!!!!!!"
    • The multicamera angles on Dave Grohl's Metal Scream are Funny Moments. Also Nate Mendel's ridiculous yellow T-shirt, green short shorts, old-school portable tape player, and roller skates.
    • The Stock Footage at the end is the same footage from the end of the Long Road To Ruin video.
  • In a cross with this and Heartwarming Moments, in Back and Forth, while Dave is recording a guitar part, his daughter starts poking him, as he promised to swim with her.
    • It gets better; she gets mad and leaves the room, but not before plucking one of the strings on the guitar during the recording. It's difficult to hear, but it did wind up on the record.
  • Dave's appearance in The Muppets as a member of The Moopets. Even better, he's the stand-in for Animal.
  • The video for "Walk."
  • FREEESH POOOOOOTS! Less funny is that Dave was actually hospitalized, but didn't take long to make fun of himself for it.
  • Back in 2000, David Letterman asked Dave Grohl about the entire Metallica vs. Napster dustup. Dave's answer summed up the general public's reaction to Lars Ulrich.
    Dave Grohl: "You know, I can see some garage band who depends on every single sale just to keep themselves going complaining about Napster, but when you're Lars Ulrich, a member of the biggest band on the planet, whose share of the last concert tour your band put on came to something like $80 million, I think you need to shut the fuck up and stop fucking whining!" (Naturally, CBS bleeped the profanity, but it was quite obvious what was being said.)
  • The band's tour riders describe the band's requirements for themselves and their crew in the most hilarious ways possible.
  • The video for "Big Me", the funniest Mentos commercial parody ever. "Footos. The Fresh Fighter".
Ben FoldsFunny/MusicFT Island

random
TV Tropes by TV Tropes Foundation, LLC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org.
Privacy Policy
6016
29