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See All 24 Viral Video References in Weezer's New Video For Pork and Beans

That Viral Weezer Video, Deconstructed

OK, geek confession: I've spent way too much time watching the new Weezer video for "Pork and Beans" and trying to catch all the allusions to viral videos. I'm familiar with most of them, but some I had never seen and had to look up, and some were old favorites — in fact, I think alienated few friends this weekend with bar after bar of "Peanut Butter Jell-ay, Peanut Butter Jell-ay".

Thankfully, video kid Nick McGlynn edited together all of the viral clips that Weezer alludes to, so you don't have to look them all up on YouTube yourself. Nostalgia 2.0!

To see the original Weezer video, just


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darianwiccan darianwiccan 9 years
witchbaby: The guy (I Think that's a guy) with the mascara is the "Leave Britney Alone!" video. Thank the gods I haven't actually tortured myself with watching it, but I've heard of it. lol
darianwiccan darianwiccan 9 years
You also forgot to mention the viral video it starts with. FunTwo playing a rock version of Pachelbel's Canon in D.
marianapetru marianapetru 9 years
and yeah, it's the wrong unicorn video, but planet unicorn's awesome! planet unicorn, heeeeeeey (omg, i'm such a loser)
marianapetru marianapetru 9 years
i can't help but watch this over and over again! it's totally addictive!!
witchbaby witchbaby 9 years
who was the guy(or girl?) screaming with the mascara all smeared?
kelliegonzo kelliegonzo 9 years
thanks geeksugar :)
Tech Tech 9 years
kelliegonzo, I think that was supposed to be Chris Crocker.
verily verily 9 years
That's awesome. I had only seen about half of those viral videos.
kcwebgirl kcwebgirl 9 years
oh nick is the homie!
ewray4381 ewray4381 9 years
Did they get all the original people to be in their video? Either way, it's an awesome video. It's similar to the South Park episode where they made fun of all the viral videos.
Gabriela14815884 Gabriela14815884 9 years
This video is great!
kelliegonzo kelliegonzo 9 years
the used the wrong animated unicorn vid. it should've been charlie the unicorn. haha i know this. what was the vid from where the girl is in the rainbow socks kicking her legs in the chair??
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