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** In a lot of cases, his "style parodies" are [[WritingAroundTrademarks a result of not getting permission]] to do a parody of an actual song by the band. For example, after Trent Reznor refused to let him do any Music/NineInchNails songs, Weird Al came out with "Germs," which clearly borrows from several NIN songs (especially "Terrible Lie" and "Mr. Self Destruct").

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** In a lot of cases, his "style parodies" are [[WritingAroundTrademarks a result of not getting permission]] to do a parody of an actual song by the band. For example, after Trent Reznor refused to let him do any Music/NineInchNails songs, Weird Al came out with "Germs," which clearly borrows from several NIN songs (especially "Terrible Lie" Lie", "Closer", and "Mr. Self Destruct").

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** In "Eat It", Al even mentions Michael Jackson's [[Music/{{Thriller}} "Beat It"]] in its lyrics:
-->Just eat it (eat it), eat it, (eat it)\\
Get yourself an egg and '''beat it'''


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** 'I'll Be Mellow When I'm Dead" is a TakeThat aimed at yuppies, [[NewAgeRetroHippie hippies]], and health food fads from [[UsefulNotes/TheSeventies the 1970s]].


* Shapeshifter in ''WesternAniation/The7D'' (2016)

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* Shapeshifter in ''WesternAniation/The7D'' ''WesternAnimation/The7D'' (2016)



** In "The Hamilton Polka," Al keeps the words "bastard" and "whore" from the opening song of ''Musical/{{Hamilton}}''.

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** In "The Hamilton Polka," Al keeps the words "bastard" and "whore" from the opening song of ''Musical/{{Hamilton}}''.''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}''.



* InkSuitActor: His roles on ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'', ''WesternAnimation/LiloAndStitchTheSeries'', and ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''. Also appeared as himself on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''. ''Of course''.

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* InkSuitActor: His roles on ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'', ''WesternAnimation/LiloAndStitchTheSeries'', and ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''.especially Cheese Sandwich from the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' "Pinkie Pride" episode. Also appeared as himself on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''. ''Of course''.


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** Al ordering onions on his cheeseburger in "Trapped in the Drive Thru". The very last line has him lamenting that they forgot the onions.


** "One More Minute" is in 12/8.


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** A few of the songs on ''Poodle Hat'' (which also contains the aforementioned "Couch Potato") have these, such as "A Complicated Song" (parody of "Complicated" by Music/AvrilLavigne) and "Ode to a Superhero" (parody of "Piano Man" by Music/BillyJoel).

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* FatSuit: Al wears one and facial makeup in the "Fat" music video, and he also wears one (and a latex mask instead of makeup) when performing "Fat" in live concert shows.


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** To Frank Zappa's ''Music/WeaselsRippedMyFlesh'' in "Albuquerque", when the guy at the donut shop counter is all out of donuts, and has nothing left but a box of starving, crazed weasels:
-->So he hands me the box and I open up the lid and the weasels jump out\\
And they immediately latch onto my face and start bitin' me all over\\
(rabid gnawing sounds)\\
Oh man, they were just going nuts,\\
They were tearin' me apart


** "Tacky" goes on at length about stereotypically tacky clothing and behavior, but towards the end we hear "[[ZombieInfectee If I'm bitten by a zombie, I'm probably not telling you]]".

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** "Tacky" goes on at length about stereotypically tacky clothing and behavior, but towards the end we hear "[[ZombieInfectee If I'm bitten bit by a zombie, I'm probably prob'ly not telling you]]".



** The song "Tacky" includes the line "If I'm bitten by a zombie, I'm probably not telling you." In the video, Al accompanies this line with a dance move taken from Music/MichaelJackson's "{{Music/Thriller}}" video.

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** The song "Tacky" includes the line "If I'm bitten bit by a zombie, I'm probably prob'ly not telling you." In the video, Al accompanies this line with a dance move taken from Music/MichaelJackson's "{{Music/Thriller}}" video.


** Al has said that "Achy Breaky Song" is pretty harsh, apologized to Billy Ray Cyrus for it, and donated the song royalties to the United Cerebral Palsy Association. That song actually bashes several artists, though Billy Ray Cyrus gets the worst of it. Al recalls being asked by Donny and Marie to play the song on ''Series/DonnyAndMarie''. The looks on their faces made it clear that they hadn't heard the very first line of the song, which is "You can torture me with Donny and Marie." As mentioned earlier, the singer preferred them, among other artists, to Billy Ray. (He would eventually parody one of [[Music/MileyCyrus Billy Ray's daughter's]] songs, giving the world "Party in the CIA".) Donny would later appear in Al's "White and Nerdy".

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** Al has said that "Achy Breaky Song" is pretty harsh, apologized to Billy Ray Cyrus Music/BillyRayCyrus for it, and donated the song royalties to the United Cerebral Palsy Association. That song actually bashes several artists, though Billy Ray Cyrus gets the worst of it. Al recalls being asked by Donny and Marie to play the song on ''Series/DonnyAndMarie''. The looks on their faces made it clear that they hadn't heard the very first line of the song, which is "You can torture me with Donny and Marie." As mentioned earlier, the singer preferred them, among other artists, to Billy Ray. (He would eventually parody one of [[Music/MileyCyrus Billy Ray's daughter's]] songs, giving the world "Party in the CIA".) Donny would later appear in Al's "White and Nerdy".


* JumpingTheShark: [[{{In-Universe}} A line in "Couch Potato"]] says that ''Series/TheKingOfQueens'' did this. In the first minute. Because Richard Simmons [[VeryFalseAdvertising wasn't]] [[IncrediblyLamePun in it]].

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* JumpingTheShark: [[{{In-Universe}} InUniverse. A line in "Couch Potato"]] says that ''Series/TheKingOfQueens'' did this. In the first minute. Because Richard Simmons [[VeryFalseAdvertising wasn't]] [[IncrediblyLamePun in it]].



* MemeticBadass: [[{{In-Universe}} In-song]] example--[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLnapb-30hA Charles Nelson Reilly]].

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* MemeticBadass: [[{{In-Universe}} In-song]] InUniverse example--[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLnapb-30hA Charles Nelson Reilly]].



* {{Nerdgasm}}: [[{{In-Universe}} The singer]] in "Hardware Store".

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* {{Nerdgasm}}: [[{{In-Universe}} InUniverse. The singer]] singer in "Hardware Store".



* NothingExcitingEverHappensHere: Part of the reason [[{{In-Universe}} the singer]] in "Hardware Store" is so excited.

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* NothingExcitingEverHappensHere: Part of the reason [[{{In-Universe}} reason, InUniverse, the singer]] in "Hardware Store" is so excited.



* WikiVandal: He pretends to replace the entire Atlantic Records Wikipedia entry with the phrase "YOU SUCK!" in 72-point letters [[{{In-universe}} during the video]] of "White And Nerdy."

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* WikiVandal: He InUniverse, he pretends to replace the entire Atlantic Records Wikipedia entry with the phrase "YOU SUCK!" in 72-point letters [[{{In-universe}} during the video]] video of "White And Nerdy."


* ShaggyDogStory: "Albuquerque", running 11 minutes and 22 seconds long, starts out with his mother feeding him sauerkraut until he was 26 and 1/2 years old, when he won a first-class, one-way ticket to Albuquerque, where he survives a plane crash because he had his tray table up and his seat in the upright position, and he meets a hermaphrodite with one nostril who takes his snorkel, and before he seeks revenge on him, he goes to a donut shop and gets a box full of rabid weasels and later meets the girl of his dreams, only to break up with Zelda [[ToiletSeatDivorce when she asks him to join the Columbia Record Club.]] He gets a job, meets a guy named Marty, and when he asks if he can help, Marty tells him "No, I just want you to cut off my arms and legs with a chainsaw", [[SarcasmBlind which he takes literally and cuts Marty's limbs off with a chainsaw]], meets a guy who hasn't had a bite in three days, [[ObligatoryJoke so he bites him on the jugular vein]]. Later on, near the end of the song, he says "Uh, well, uh, OK, Anyway I, I know it's kinda been a roundabout way of saying it But I guess the whole point I'm tryin' to make here is... I hate sauerkraut."

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* ShaggyDogStory: "Albuquerque", running 11 minutes and 22 seconds long, starts out with his mother feeding him sauerkraut until he was 26 and 1/2 years old, when he won a first-class, one-way ticket to Albuquerque, where he survives a plane crash because he had his tray table up and his seat in the upright position, and he meets a hermaphrodite with one nostril who takes his snorkel, and before he seeks revenge on him, he goes to a donut shop and gets a box full of rabid weasels and later meets the girl of his dreams, only to break up with Zelda [[ToiletSeatDivorce when she asks him to join the Columbia Record Club.]] He gets a job, meets a guy named Marty, and when he asks if he can help, Marty tells him "No, I just want you to cut off my arms and legs with a chainsaw", [[SarcasmBlind which he takes literally and cuts Marty's limbs off with a chainsaw]], meets a guy who hasn't had a bite in three days, [[ObligatoryJoke so he bites him on the jugular vein]]. Later on, near the end of the song, he says "Uh, well, uh, OK, Anyway I, I know it's kinda been a roundabout way of saying it But I guess the whole point I'm tryin' to make here is... I hate sauerkraut."is: I... HATE... SAUERKRAUT!"


* ShaggyDogStory: "Albuquerque", running 11 minutes and 22 seconds long, starts out with his mother feeding him sauerkraut until he was 26 and 1/2 years old, when he won a first-class, one-way ticket to Albuquerque, where he survives a plane crash because he had his tray table up and his seat in the upright position, and he meets a hermaphrodite with one nostril who takes his snorkel, and before he seeks revenge on him, he goes to a donut shop and gets a box full of rabid weasels and later meets the girl of his dreams, only to break up with Zelda [[ToiletSeatDivorce when she asks him to join the Columbia Record Club.]] He gets a job, meets a guy named Marty, and when he asks if he can help, Marty tells him "No, I just want you to cut off my arms and legs with a chainsaw", [[SarcasmBlind which he takes literally and cuts Marty's limbs off with a chainsaw]], meets a guy who hasn't had a bite in three days, [[ObligatoryJoke so he bites him on the jugular vein]]. Later on, near the end of the song, he says "Uh, well, uh, OK, Anyway I, I know it's kinda been a roundabout way of saying it But I guess the whole point I'm tryin' to make here is... I hate sauerkraut."



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: We never do find out if Al got his snorkel back or not in "Albuquerque".
** In the uncensored version of "The Night Santa Went Crazy" (in which Santa is killed in the shootout), no mention is made of Vixen and Donner's fates.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: We never do find out if Al got his snorkel back or not in "Albuquerque".
"Albuquerque" or what happened to the hermaphrodite male with one nostril whom Al swore revenge against and forgot about when he went into the donut shop.
** In Subverted in the uncensored version of "The Night Santa Went Crazy" (in which Santa is killed in the shootout), no mention is made of Vixen and Donner's fates.fates, except that Vixen's in therapy and Donner's still nervous.

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* AppealToTradition: Parodied with "Weasel Stomping Day." The LyricalDissonance about a holiday where people stomp weasels to death also includes the lines "why we do it, who can say, but it's such a festive holiday" and "it's tradition, that makes it okay."

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