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Posted at 9:20 AM ET, 01/ 7/2011

Film's best fictional bands: A video montage

By Jen Chaney

This YouTube clip attempts to pack as many awesome non-real musical artists from the movies (and at least one from television) into eight minutes as it possibly can. And it does a decent job; kudos for squeezing Marvin Berry and the Starlighters, Spinal Tap, Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem and Wyld Stallyns into one video.

But of course, it's hard to watch without thinking of the bands that got left out. Where's the Commitments? Hey That's My Bike from "Reality Bites"? Citizen Dick from "Singles"? And, to echo one of the commenters on this video, where is Sex Bob-omb?

The video promises there will be a part two, so perhaps we'll see the aforementioned acts there. In the meantime, watch part one, then feel free to comment on which faux artist you wish had made it into the clip.

Found Via IFC

By Jen Chaney  | January 7, 2011; 9:20 AM ET
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From the movies:

CB4: featuring MC Gusto, Dead Mike and Stab Master Arson.
The Ruttles (aka the PreFab Four).
Robert Duvall as Mac Sledge in "Tender Mercies."
Aldous Snow and Infant Sorrow.
The Doyle Hargraves Band, featuring Dwight Yoakam in "Sling Blade."
Jazz great Del Paxton in "That Thing You Do."

From TV:

Obviously the Partridge Family and the Brady Six (aka The Silver Platters).
The Mosquitos (Bingo, Bango, Bongo and Irving) from "Gilligan's Island."
Robin Sparkles from "How I Met Your Mother."
The Be Sharps from "The Simpsons."
Big Mountain Fudge Cake, featuring John Redcorn from "King of the Hill."
Crucifixtorious from "Friday Night Lights."

Posted by: McMaynerberry | January 7, 2011 10:09 AM | Report abuse

Still waiting patiently for Wyld Stallyns to bring world peace and harmony.

Posted by: bsumner | January 7, 2011 10:16 AM | Report abuse

I didn't check the video - is DriveShaft included?

Posted by: mat00 | January 7, 2011 12:19 PM | Report abuse

Dude! The Wylde Ratttz!!!

(there is a ratttz->stooges->lost connection)

Posted by: HardyW | January 7, 2011 1:48 PM | Report abuse


Posted by: kennedye | January 8, 2011 4:33 AM | Report abuse

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