Monday, December 18, 2006

Lost meets Weird Al
If you are a fan of Lost (yes!) and Weird Al (double yes!) then meet Robert Montjoy. This guy has put together two videos of Lost clips that are completely in keeping with the show, but he's set them to the tune of Weird Al polka songs. The first one was posted several months ago to YouTube, but I just discovered them today, and they both made me laugh right out loud. He's definitely very influenced by Monty Python's Terry Gilliam (there's a little ode to the Pythons at the end of the second one), so I just love his stuff more now.

The season one video is set to Weird Al's polka version of Bohemian Rhapsody.

I don't know what makes me laugh more: "carry-on, carry-on"; Charlie getting chased by every animal on the island; or Sayid's escape plan. But I love that the guy is a serious Lost fan, and gets all of the nuances right (he even has Steve getting killed by Ethan, rather than Scott, which is correct).

The second video covers season 2, and is equally funny, but far more sophisticated. He's taken the footage from season two, but done a Waking Life treatment of it and animated the film. He's set it to Weird Al's "Alternative Polka," a compilation of alternative hits of the '90s.

I don't know who this guy is, but I hope we see a LOT more videos from him! Check out his website here, where you can also watch the videos if you're unable to view them at YouTube.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

hahahahah! i just sent you a link to the second one -- didn't realise you'd seen it already (i should have known!). they're both absolutely hilarious, and i love that he's got all the little nuances exactly right. (for the record, sayid's escape plan, with the 'nadia smells like flowers' made me howl!)