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docbennett
12-03-2012, 09:02 AM
I have to say that with the advent of youtube I have come to the conclusion that just about anything that has ever been filmed is available to be viewed on this site. It is incredible to see what has been loaded up there.

the inspiration of this thread may precede a lot of you members....the other day I was thinking about all the strange, weird, awful and tacky sitcoms that used to populate TV. OK..nothing has really changed in that regard. But...back in the '60's...before the advent of the 1 hour variety show which catapulted the Smothers Brothers into national fame...they had a very strange sitcom that lasted 1 season. That show featured Tommy as an apprentice angel and Dick as his beleaguered brother. I was probably about 10 years old or so when I watched it.

So...while walking the dog the other day....I couldn't get the stoooopid theme song out of my head...but of course...47 or so years later...it was kinda hard to remember the stooopid lyrics..althought for some reason I could remember the actual tune...the melody...perfectly. For your dining and dancing pleasure, I present the original Smothers Brothers sitcom theme song...and ask you all to share the strangest youtube video you have ever actually searched for ("Treeman, the Angriest Guitar player in the world" doesn't count folks!)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSREVhvjUG4

Edit.....to make sure we take full advantage of the weirdness that is out there...let's please add to this thread to include all of those youtube videos that you've found by accident while searching for something else.

rugerpc
12-03-2012, 09:23 AM
("Treeman, the Angriest Guitar player in the world" doesn't count folks!)

:rofl:
bastid! You made me look. I'll get even I swear I will! :box:

Hopeful Sinner
12-03-2012, 09:56 AM
Psy - Gangnam Style...

docbennett
12-03-2012, 10:37 AM
:rofl:
bastid! You made me look. I'll get even I swear I will! :box:

No...say you didn't....if you didn't avert your eyes from that video...you are doomed forever...you will NEVER get that out of your head.

Boogeyman
12-03-2012, 11:03 AM
This one is pretty strange and will also get stuck in your head...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDgS6qLsVM4&playnext=1&list=PL0A47098893843E82&feature=results_main

Rick
12-03-2012, 11:09 AM
Hmmmm , searched for as opposed to finding by accident
I'd have to pick Oscar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKWbT0CpaXo


and I thought I'd been able to forget about Treeman , 'til now lol

Goldtop
12-03-2012, 12:42 PM
Well, I found this one today. I didn't search for it exactly, but stumbled onto it somehow. It's pretty strange to me. (It also clears up some questions. After seeing this, I think the reason learning and playing guitar is sometimes difficult for us is because we humans only have two hands, instead of however many... uh... pods.) LOTS of barre chords here!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uty1oSuZxbE

Goldtop

docbennett
12-03-2012, 12:53 PM
To clarify my OP...I certainly think that the videos we find by accident...while searching for something else...not only qualfies for this thread...but actually represents the majority of those videos that will wind up here as well. Let's make sure to modify this thread to include the strangest videos you've actually searched for...or unintentionally found while looking for something else.

Goldtop
12-03-2012, 01:08 PM
I mentioned before in another thread that for the longest time I avoided YouTube at all costs. I never really knew why; I was just convinced that 'it wasn't for me'. But after going to the site so much in the last year or two (not sure when I started going there), I now think that it's great! The historical music tracks I post, the factory tours, rig rundowns (!), and the live gigs from all over the world I watch... I don't know what I was thinking! Talk about narrow-minded. (And that's to say nothing of all the other subjects I go to YT for now. Travel, Architecture, recipes. And historic drag races? HOLY MOSES! OCIR, Indy, Texas Motorplex, Santa Pod, Ocala Florida...)

I've also learned that you can find almost anything on YT. Almost.

Goldtop

Goldtop
12-03-2012, 01:28 PM
Strange to some, this is one of the few good memories I have from my childhood. Old Cal Worthington commercials from California, thanks to YouTube.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOsLdT4slsk

Goldtop

John
12-03-2012, 01:31 PM
I've seen many strange things on YouTube. This one takes the cake, so far.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDstd9h_e6g

Goldtop
12-03-2012, 01:57 PM
Guitar Talk.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R38pSTLb8A

GT/QC

Goldtop
12-03-2012, 02:14 PM
ONE reason I'm not in a band. :box: Strange but true!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=ZN4XQtKCrbQ

Goldtop

Brad737
12-04-2012, 08:53 AM
2 Girls 1 Cup. Everybody was cracking up about it at work, but wouldn't say what it was about. I didn't find it on youtube. Somebody emailed it to me right after that. Let's just say, that's SOOOOOO not what I expected to go down.

garrett
12-04-2012, 10:33 AM
You asked for it, brother...


http://youtu.be/xEDJqV25vvw

Courtesy of my daughter. They did the song/dance at her pre-school, so she was obsessed with it for a short time. I'll spare you links to the possibly stranger versions from the Latin American kids shows.