The first memory many of us have of Weird Al Yankovic is the video for "Eat It," his shot-for-shot remake of Michael Jackson's "Beat It" video. Years later, he's still trucking, churning out his signature food-themed song parodies. Test your knowledge of this curly-haired, Hawaiian-shirt-wearing wild man.
What's Weird Al's real name?
Alfred Penrose Yankovic
Charles Albert Yankovic
Albert David Miller
Alfred Matthew Yankovic
Albert Johan Hall
When Al was 6, he started taking lessons on this instrument.
When did Al become "Weird Al"?
This radio personality played a key role in Al's early career.
One of Al's first song parodies was based on "My Sharona" by the Knack. What was the title?
The first Weird Al ditty to get major radio airplay was based on this song.
"Burning Down the House"
"Hungry Like the Wolf"
"I Love Rock 'n' Roll"
"You Shook Me All Night Long"
What was Al's first top 10 Billboard single?
"White & Nerdy"
Which of these is NOT a Weird Al song?
"Living With a Hernia"
"Stuck in a Closet With Vanna White"
"Pretty Fly for a Rabbi"
"What if God Smoked Cannabis?"
"Another One Rides the Bus"
Which Weird Al song contains the lines "Your table manners are some cryin' shame / You're playin' with your food, this ain't some kind of game"?
"Livin' in the Fridge"
"Girls Just Want to Have Lunch"
Which sandwich does Al mention in "Fat"?
roast beef on rye
ham on whole wheat
Al includes a song from this musical genre on every album.
How many Grammys has Al won?
Which of these artists (indirectly) gave Weird Al the title for a parody of one of her own songs?
Paul McCartney wouldn't give permission for Weird Al to record this song.
"Chicken Pot Pie"
"Let it Pee"
"Ham on the Bun"
What artist has never let Al parody one of his songs?
Who once described Weird Al as "a musical genius?"
In Al's first appearance on "The Simpsons" in 2003, which song did he parody?
"Livin' on a Prayer"
"I Will Always Love You"
"Walk Like an Egyptian"
"Come on Eileen"
"Girls Just Want to Have Fun"
"Our Lips Are Sealed"
"Jack and Diane"
"Sweet Child O'Mine"
What's the title of the feature film that Weird Al co-wrote and starred in?
Why doesn't Weird Al wear glasses anymore?
He got LASIK.
He decided to start wearing contacts.
They were fake glasses; he never really needed them.
In early 2010, Weird Al signed a production deal with this TV network.