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* In his autobiography, Roger Daltrey talks about recording the now-memetic BigYes in "Won't Get Fooled Again". He got ''really'' into the moment and theorized that after hearing "[[CarefulWithThatAxEugene that terrifying scream]]", his bandmates (who were in another room) "must have thought the singer had died."

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* In his autobiography, Roger Daltrey talks about recording the now-memetic BigYes in "Won't Get Fooled Again". He got ''really'' into the moment and theorized that after hearing "[[CarefulWithThatAxEugene "[[CarefulWithThatAxe that terrifying scream]]", his bandmates (who were in another room) "must have thought the singer had died."


* In his autobiography, Roger Daltrey talks about recording the now-memetic BigYes in "Won't Get Fooled Again". He got ''really'' into the moment and theorized that after hearing "[[CarefulWithThatAxeEugene that terrifying scream]]", his bandmates (who were in another room) "must have thought the singer had died."

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* In his autobiography, Roger Daltrey talks about recording the now-memetic BigYes in "Won't Get Fooled Again". He got ''really'' into the moment and theorized that after hearing "[[CarefulWithThatAxeEugene "[[CarefulWithThatAxEugene that terrifying scream]]", his bandmates (who were in another room) "must have thought the singer had died."


--> ''"I can dig it!"''

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--> ''"I -->''"I can dig it!"''it!"''
* In his autobiography, Roger Daltrey talks about recording the now-memetic BigYes in "Won't Get Fooled Again". He got ''really'' into the moment and theorized that after hearing "[[CarefulWithThatAxeEugene that terrifying scream]]", his bandmates (who were in another room) "must have thought the singer had died."
-->"Keith put his head round the door to check I was all right."


* A BlackComedy example: on their 1979 tour, their first with Kenney Jones on drums after Keith Moon's death, [[TkaeThatUs the song they'd frequently open with was "Substitute"]].

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* A BlackComedy example: on their 1979 tour, their first with Kenney Jones on drums after Keith Moon's death, [[TkaeThatUs [[TakeThatUs the song they'd frequently open with was "Substitute"]].

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* A BlackComedy example: on their 1979 tour, their first with Kenney Jones on drums after Keith Moon's death, [[TkaeThatUs the song they'd frequently open with was "Substitute"]].


* The band's infamous appearance on ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYkGimCrcRg The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour]]'', where Keith Moon blew up his drum kit. His OhCrap reaction takes the cake, as even he didn't anticipate how big the explosion would be.

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* The band's infamous appearance on ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYkGimCrcRg com/watch?v=gu42_-Dp4Tw The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour]]'', where Keith Moon blew up his drum kit. His OhCrap reaction takes the cake, as even he didn't anticipate how big the explosion would be.


* The band's infamous mentioned appearance on ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYkGimCrcRg The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour]]'', where Keith Moon blew up his drum kit. His OhCrap reaction takes the cake, as even he didn't anticipate how big the explosion would be.

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* The band's infamous mentioned appearance on ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYkGimCrcRg The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour]]'', where Keith Moon blew up his drum kit. His OhCrap reaction takes the cake, as even he didn't anticipate how big the explosion would be.

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* Roger Daltrey still singing the "Who the fuck are you?" ad-lib from "Who Are You?" at the Concert for New York City, [[RefugeInAudacity a live taping for 9/11 responders]]. His sheepish shrug after he says it is what makes it.


** And, on that note, John Entwistle's [[DullSurprise complete non-reaction]]. He just steps back as his bandmates destroy the speakers and instruments, looking somewhat irritated.

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** And, on that note, John Entwistle's [[DullSurprise complete non-reaction]]. He just steps back as [[RockersSmashGuitars his bandmates destroy the speakers and instruments, instruments]], looking somewhat irritated.


* Usually courtesy of Keith Moon, although each band member was pretty hilarious in his own way. The intro to "A Quick One While He's Away" on ''Live at Leeds'', and many others. You can see a lot of them, including Keith Moon's "striptease" as a bewildered Russell Harty tries (with limited success at best) to interview them, in ''The Kids are Alright''.
* A funny story from The Who's travels on the road: Keith Moon, Mr. Crazy Awesome trope codifier, is enjoying his music in his hotel room at a great loud volume, as per the norm. The hotel manager comes round to complain about "the noise". Keith, ever the polite one, invites the manager into the room with a gallant wave. He walks him over to the bathroom, whereupon he lights ''a stick of dynamite'', drops it in the toilet, and closes the door. The dynamite ignites, and Keith, still in polite mode, says to the manager, "That, dear boy, was ''noise''." He then turns up his boombox and says "This... is The Who."

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* Usually courtesy of [[AllDrummersAreAnimals Keith Moon, Moon]], although each band member was pretty hilarious in his own way. The intro to "A Quick One While He's Away" on ''Live at Leeds'', and many others. You can see a lot of them, including Keith Moon's "striptease" as a bewildered Russell Harty tries (with limited success at best) to interview them, in ''The Kids are Alright''.
* A funny story from The Who's travels on the road: Keith Moon, Mr. Crazy Awesome CrazyAwesome trope codifier, is enjoying his music in his hotel room at a great loud volume, as per the norm. The hotel manager comes round to complain about "the noise". Keith, ever the polite one, invites the manager into the room with a gallant wave. He walks him over to the bathroom, whereupon he lights ''a stick of dynamite'', drops it in the toilet, and closes the door. The dynamite ignites, and Keith, still in polite mode, says to the manager, "That, dear boy, was ''noise''." He then turns up his boombox and says "This... is The Who."



* The band's infamous mentioned appearance on ''The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour'', where Keith Moon blew up his drum kit. His OhCrap reaction takes the cake, as even he didn't anticipate how big the explosion would be.
** And, on that note, John Entwistle's [[DullSurprise complete non-reaction.]] He just steps back as his bandmates freak out, looking somewhat irritated.

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* The band's infamous mentioned appearance on ''The ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYkGimCrcRg The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour'', Hour]]'', where Keith Moon blew up his drum kit. His OhCrap reaction takes the cake, as even he didn't anticipate how big the explosion would be.
** And, on that note, John Entwistle's [[DullSurprise complete non-reaction.]] non-reaction]]. He just steps back as his bandmates freak out, destroy the speakers and instruments, looking somewhat irritated.


* Another one, witnessed by their road manager: they're in a hotel lobby, a phone rings on the front desk, Keith picks it up, says "hello?" then says to Pete, who's just gotten on the elevator, "It's for you," handing him the receiver. The doors close on the phone chord, the elevator goes up, the chord snaps, the phone falls to the ground…and in dead silence Pete's voice comes from three floors up: "I think I've been cut off."

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* Another one, witnessed by their road manager: they're in a hotel lobby, a phone rings on the front desk, Keith picks it up, says "hello?" then says to Pete, who's just gotten on the elevator, "It's for you," handing him the receiver. The doors close on the phone chord, cord, the elevator goes up, the chord snaps, the phone falls to the ground…and in dead silence Pete's voice comes from three floors up: "I think I've been cut off."


** The "Happy Jack" and "Call Me Lightning" music videos.

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** * The "Happy Jack" and "Call Me Lightning" music videos.

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* Another one, witnessed by their road manager: they're in a hotel lobby, a phone rings on the front desk, Keith picks it up, says "hello?" then says to Pete, who's just gotten on the elevator, "It's for you," handing him the receiver. The doors close on the phone chord, the elevator goes up, the chord snaps, the phone falls to the ground…and in dead silence Pete's voice comes from three floors up: "I think I've been cut off."

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* Pete hitting Abbie Hoffman with a guitar at Woodstock after the latter tried to interrupt the show.
--> ''"I can dig it!"''

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** And, on that note, John Entwistle's [[DullSurprise complete non-reaction.]] He just steps back as his bandmates freak out, looking somewhat irritated.

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