Top Videos: Sesame Street Parodies Homeland, De Niro Reads "Wrecking Ball,"
by TV Guide News
Kevin Kline, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas
This week, Sesame Street parodied Homeland, Robert De Niro and Morgan Freeman performed spoken-word versions of “Wrecking Ball” and “The Fox,” andJamie Foxx gave a 15-second summary of the movie Gravity. Also, a son filmed his dad watching and reacting to Breaking Bad, and Nick Offerman kicked off Movember by recalling great moments in mustache history. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Last Vegas cast reads Top 40 lyrics: You haven’t heard Miley Cyrus‘ “Wrecking Ball” until you’ve heard the lyrics read by none other than Robert De Niro. Same goes for Ylvis’ “The Fox” getting a similar treatment from Morgan Freeman, as well as Kevin Kline taking on One Direction‘s “Best Song Ever” and Michael Douglas reading the viral hit “Chinese Food.”
Mountain bike video: Proceed with caution. You may get motion sickness from watching this crazy video, filmed from a helmet camera during a death-defying mountain bike ride.
Dad watching Breaking Bad: Remember the crazy Season 4 finale of Breaking Bad? You know, “Face Off”? Yeah. This video (filmed surreptitiously by a son whose father is watching the episode for the first time) is a perfect illustration of how delightfully unpredictable the show was. Also, spoilers ahead.
Jamie Foxx Reviews Gravity: If you haven’t made it to the theater yet to see Gravity, just watch this video that Jamie Foxx posted on Instagram. It’s a perfect summary of the movie, in just 15 seconds! Who knew Foxx had such a great Sandra Bullockimpersonation up his sleeve?
Sesame Street Presents Homelamb: Today we’re going to learn about terrorism, kids! They’ve done spoofs of Boardwalk Empire and Mad Men, and now it’s time forSesame Street‘s version of Homeland. The pitch-perfect segment features a suspicious sheep agent named Caaaarie who’s trying to capture the Big Bad Wolf. Will Nicholas Baaa-rody be able to help her? Watch the video to find out:
“Spell block tango”: Check out this Halloween-themed video from American Idolfinalist and Broadway actor Todrick Hall, featuring Disney villains like Cruella De Vil, the Evil Queen, and Ursula from The Little Mermaid putting their own wicked spin on the “Cell Block Tango” from Chicago.
Nick Offerman Movember: Gear up for “Movember” (in which men grow mustaches to raise awareness for prostate cancer) with mustache enthusiast Nick Offerman. In this video, the Parks and Recreation star takes us through some key moments in the history of facial hair. (via Tubefilter)