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Alapalooza is the eighth studio album by "Weird Al" Yankovic, which was released in 1993.


  1. "Jurassic Park"note 
  2. "Young, Dumb & Ugly"
  3. "Bedrock Anthem"note 
  4. "Frank's 2000'' TV"
  5. "Achy Breaky Song"note 
  6. "Traffic Jam"
  7. "Talk Soup"
  8. "Livin' In The Fridge"note 
  9. "She Never Told Me She Was A Mime"
  10. "Harvey The Wonder Hamster"
  11. "Waffle King"
  12. "Bohemian Polka"


Tropin' in the fridge.

  • Animated Music Video: The famous claymation video for "Jurassic Park." It went on to be a huge hit at various film festivals.
  • Barbie Doll Anatomy: The singer of "Talk Soup" says that he has no genitalia.
  • The Cameo: Heather DeLoach reprises her role as "Bee Girl" (from Blind Melon's "No Rain" video) for the opening of the "Bedrock Anthem" video.
  • Car Song: "Traffic Jam".
  • Cover Song: "Bohemian Polka" is Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" done In the Style of... polka.
  • Disney Acid Sequence: During the instrumental in the middle of the video for "Jurassic Park." This may be a parody of the music videos from the 60's (the era that "MacArthur Park," the song being parodied, was released).
  • Dude, Not Funny!: Al himself later felt this way about "Achy Breaky Song", and apologized to Billy Ray Cyrus by donating money to his favorite charity.
  • Advertisement:
  • Everyone Hates Mimes: "She Never Told Me She Was a Mime".
  • Evil Lawyer Joke: From "Jurassic Park":
    A huge tyrannosaurus ate our lawyer
    Well, I suppose that proves
    They're really not all bad
  • Face on the Cover: "Weird Al" as a dinosaur in a logo based on that of Jurassic Park.
  • Filk Song:
    • "Jurassic Park", a parody of the Jimmy Webb-written "MacArthur Park", is this for... well, you know.
    • "Bedrock Anthem" is this for The Flintstones, while at the same time parodying the Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Under the Bridge" and "Give It Away".
  • Food Songs Are Funny: "Livin' in the Fridge" and "Waffle King".
  • Frank's 2000-Inch TV: Trope Namer.
  • In the Style of...:
    • "Young, Dumb & Ugly" - AC/DC
    • "Frank's 2000'' TV" - R.E.M.
    • "Traffic Jam" - Prince, specifically "Let's Go Crazy."
    • "Talk Soup" - Peter Gabriel and Stevie Wonder
    • "She Never Told Me She Was a Mime" - KISS and Aerosmith
    • "Waffle King" - Peter Gabriel (specifically "Sledgehammer") and Don Henley
  • It Came from the Fridge: "Livin' in the Fridge".
  • It's All About Me: "Waffle King".
  • Lyrical Dissonance: "Bohemian Polka", which takes Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" about a man facing execution and turns it into, well, a polka.
  • Major Injury Underreaction: In "Jurassic Park", he only admits to being "kinda mad" about getting his guts torn out.
  • Mouth Screen: The video for "Bedrock Anthem" features Al's mouth.
  • Mundane Made Awesome: The subject of "Waffle King" presents his waffle recipe as this.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: Three self-descriptions in the song "Talk Soup" can qualify as this:
    • "An anorexic codependant bingo addict stripper born without a chin."
    • "A cross-dressin' alcoholic neo-Nazi porno star."
    • "Your average schizophrenic nymphomaniac albino go-go dancer."
  • Professional Wrestling: In "Jurassic Park", one of the T-Rex's jump off of a turnbuckle with the WWF logo on it.
  • Rap Rock: "Bedrock Anthem".
  • Record Producer: "Weird Al" Yankovic.
  • Scary Teeth: In the video for "Bedrock Anthem".
  • Small Name, Big Ego: “Waffle King” is actually a downplayed example since the Waffle King does seem to be a truly successful chef/businessman. But his ego is way out of control.
    “Don’t you know who I am? You’ve gotta be kidding me! I’m the Waffle King!”
  • Stock Scream: There's a portion of "Jurassic Park" that involves a lot of screaming, mainly stock screams.
  • Take That!: The video for "Jurassic Park" has the line "I'm afraid those things'll harm me/Cuz they sure don't act like Barney" accompanied by Barney's head getting bitten off by a real t-rex. When shown at his concerts, the crowd regularly responds with thunderous applause.

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