"Weird Al" Yankovic

Film & TV

FEATURE FILM CREDITS

ON SCREEN:

STARRING ROLES:

UHF (1989) – also starring Michael Richards, Fran Drescher, Victoria Jackson, Kevin McCarthy, Anthony Geary, Gedde Wattanabe, Billy Barty, John Paragon, David Bowe, Stanley Brock, Sue Ane Langdon, Trinidad Silva and Emo Philips.

CAMEO & SPECIAL APPEARANCES:

TAPEHEADS (1988) (as Weird Al, trying to avoid John Cusack)
NAKED GUN: FROM THE FILES OF POLICE SQUAD! (1988) (as Weird Al, coming off an airplane)
NAKED GUN 2 1/2: THE SMELL OF FEAR (1991) (as a psychopath, holding O.J. Simpson at gunpoint)
NAKED GUN 33 1/3: THE FINAL INSULT (1994) (as Weird Al, going to the Oscars with Vanna White)
SPY HARD (1996) (singing the theme song on-camera)
SAFETY PATROL (1997) (minor role as himself and performance of original song “The Ballad Of Kent Marlowe”)
DESPERATION BOULEVARD (1998) (a Judy Tenuta film, Al appears as himself)
NOTHING SACRED (2000) (trying on a shirt in a clothing store)
DROPPING OUT (2000) (small cameo as self)
DERAILROADED (2005) (interviewed for documentary
NERDCORE RISING (2008) (interviewed for documentary)
HALLOWEEN II (2009) (Al appears as himself)
CANDYMAN (2010) (interviewed for documentary)
ADVENTURES IN PLYMPTOONS! (2011) (interviewed for documentary)
BATMAN VS. ROBIN (2015) (voice of the Dollmaker)

WRITING:

SPY HARD (wrote opening title sequence)
UHF (co-wrote screenplay with Jay Levey)

DIRECTING:

SPY HARD (directed opening title sequence)

MUSIC:

JOHNNY DANGEROUSLY (wrote and performed title song “This Is The Life”*)
* song was not included on the initial home release on VHS, but appears on the DVD released in 2002
SPY HARD (wrote and performed “Theme From Spy Hard,” heard over opening and closing credits)
TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE (Al’s song “Dare To Be Stupid” is featured in a scene)
UHF (wrote and performed several songs, including title song “UHF”)
POKÉMON 2000 THE MOVIE (wrote and performed “Polkamon,” heard over closing credits)


NATIONAL TV APPEARANCES

@MIDNIGHT (Comedy Central)
ABC WORLD NEWS (ABC)
ABC’S SATURDAY MORNING PREVIEW PARK (ABC) [host]
ACCESS HOLLYWOOD (NBC)
ACE AWARDS [presenter]
ADVENTURE TIME (Cartoon Network)
AINSLEY HARRIOTT SHOW
AL MUSIC #1 (MuchMusic) [2 hours]
AL MUSIC #2 (MuchMusic) [2 hours]
AL MUSIC #3 (MuchMusic) [2.5 hours]
AL ON THE ROAD (MuchMusic) [daily road reports for a month]
AL-TV #1 (MTV) [4/1/84 – 4 hours]
AL-TV #2 (MTV) [9/3/84 – 4 hours]
AL-TV #3 (MTV) [7/7/85 – 4 hours]
AL-TV #4 (MTV) [2/3/87 – 2 hours]
AL-TV #5 (MTV) [4/20/88 – 2 hours]
AL-TV #6 (MTV) [4/26/92 – 3 hours, plus one-hour edit]
AL-TV #7 (MTV) [5/23/96 – 2 hours]
AL-TV 2K (MTV) [12/4/99 – 2 hours]
AL-TV #9 (VH1) [6/17/03 – 1 hour]
AL-TV #10 (VH1) [12/15/06 – 1 hour]
AMAZING STORIES (NBC) [played Cabbage Man]
AMERICAN BANDSTAND (ABC) [performed “Dare To Be Stupid”]
AMERICAN COMEDY AWARDS [audience shots]
AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS (ABC) [presenter]
AMERICAN VIDEO AWARDS [presenter / winner, performed “Eat It”]
AMERICA’S FUNNIEST PEOPLE (ABC) [bumper]
AMERICA’S TOP TEN
ARSENIO HALL [interview and performances of “Smells Like Nirvana” and “You Don’t Love Me Anymore”]
ATTACK OF THE SHOW! (G4)
BACK AT THE BARNYARD (Nickelodeon)
BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD (Cartoon Network)
BEFORE THEY WERE ROCK STARS (VH-1)
BEHIND THE MUSIC (VH-1) [1999]
BEHIND THE MUSIC: REMASTERED (VH-1)
THE BIG AL SHOW (MTV) [hosted show for a week]
BIG IN ’06 (VH1)[performed “White & Nerdy”]
THE BIG PICTURE (MTV) [interview]
BIOGRAPHY: BILLY BARTY (A&E) [Al comments on Billy]
BIOGRAPHY: FLORENCE HENDERSON (A&E) [Al comments on Florence]
BIOGRAPHY: “WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC (Biography Channel)
BRAK SHOW (Cartoon Network) [voiceover as Petroleum Joe]
CALL FOR HELP (TechTV)
CBS MORNING NEWS (CBS)
CBS EVENING NEWS (CBS)
CELEBRITY DEATH MATCH (MTV) [featuring a clay Weird Al against Al Gore]
CELEBRITY NAME GAME
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL (Cartoon Network)
CIRCUS OF THE STARS (CBS) [performed on the sway pole]
CNN AND TIME (CNN) [interview and comments about Smell-o-vision]
COMEDY BANG! BANG! (IFC)
COMIC RELIEF (HBO) [performed with Richard Belzer]
COMIC STRIP LIVE! (Fox) [performed 2 songs]
COMMERCIAL GOOFS
THE COMPLEAT AL (Showtime) [Comedy Spotlight]
CONAN (TBS)
CROOK & CHASE (TNN)
A CURRENT AFFAIR
DAN RATHER PRESENTS (AXS)
DANCE FEVER [performed “I Love Rocky Road”]
DAVID BRENNER’S NIGHTLIFE [interview, performed “Addicted To Spuds”]
D.C. FOLLIES
DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE (ABC)
DICK CLARK’S NIGHTTIME (ABC)
DICK CLARK’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL SUMMER ACTION (ABC) [performed “One More Minute”]
DIET COKE COMMERCIAL
DINI PETTY [daytime Canadian talk show interview]
DR. DEMENTO’S 20th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL (Comedy Central) [performed 2 songs]
DONNY & MARIE SHOW
THE DREW CAREY SHOW (CBS)
DRIVEN (VH-1) [2002]
DRUNK HISTORY (Comedy Central)
THE EDDIE FILES (PBS) [played a butler]
EEK THE CAT
THE EMMY AWARDS (NBC) [performed TV theme medley]
ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT [numerous appearances]
EVENING AT THE IMPROV [host]
FAMILY DOUBLE DARE (Nickelodeon) [celebrity contestant]
FAIRWAY TO HEAVEN (VH-1) [hosted show, 1999]
50 GREATEST ALBUM COVERS (VH-1)
50 GREATEST FUNNY MOMENTS IN MUSIC (VH-1)
40 GREATEST CELEBRITY FEUDS (VH-1)
FOX GRAMMY PREVIEW SPECIAL (Fox)
FRIDAY NIGHT VIDEOS (NBC) [host w/ Emo Philips]
GALAVANT (ABC)
GAMEWORKS PREMIERE PARTY (MTV)
GARFUNKEL & OATES (IFC)
GONG SHOW [celebrity judge]
GOOD MORNING AMERICA (ABC)
GRAMMY AWARDS (CBS)
GRAVITY FALLS (Disney XD)
THE GRIM ADVENTURES OF BILLY AND MANDY (Cartoon Network) [character voice]
HANGIN’ WITH MTV (MTV)
HAPPY HOUR (USA Network)
HAWAIIAN TROPIC SPECIAL
HIT LIST, THE (YTV) [Canadian]
HOLLYWOOD CHRISTMAS PARADE
HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT (NBC)
THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES
HOTWIVES OF ORLANDO (Hulu)
HOUSE OF STYLE / FASHION TV (VH-1)
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
HOWARD STERN
INSIDE EDITION [Al comments on the making of the Pentiums video]
I’VE GOT A SECRET
I LOVE THE ’70s II (VH-1)
I LOVE THE ’80s (VH-1)
I LOVE THE ’80s 3-D (VH-1)
I LOVE THE ’90s PART DEUX (VH-1)
I LOVE THE HOLIDAYS (VH-1)
IMPRESS ME (POP TV)
JERRY LEWIS MDA TELETHON [performed “Polka Your Eyes Out”]
JOAN RIVERS
THE JOE FRANKLIN SHOW
JOHNNY BRAVO (Cartoon Network) [appears as himself]
JON STEWART SHOW (MTV)
JUST FOR LAUGHS (Showtime) [performed “Lasagna” at Montreal Comedy Festival]
JUST SAY JULIE (MTV)
KID PRESIDENT (Hub Network)
KIDSWORLD (ABC)
LARRY KING (CNN)
LARRY KING NOW (Hulu)
LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON (NBC)
LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS (NBC)
THE LATE SHOW (Fox) [interview, performed “Lasagna”]
THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG KILBORN (CBS)
THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON (CBS)
LET’S MAKE A MUSIC DEAL (MTV)
LIFE’S MOST EMBARRASING MOMENTS
LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS
LILO & STITCH (Disney Channel) [character voice]
THE LIST (VH-1) [Al hosted]
LIVE WITH REGIS AND KATHIE LEE (ABC) [interviews, performance]LIVING AND WORKING IN SPACE (PBS) [played a holographic rock star]
MAD-TV (Fox)
MARDI GRAS MADNESS (MTV) [roving correspondent for a week]
MASTADON THEATRE (TBS) [introducing “The Flintstones” for a month]
MATHNET (PBS) [playing obnoxious DJ “Murray the Mouth”]
MEET THE STARS (TV Guide Preview Channel)
THE MELTDOWN WITH JONAH & KUMAIL (Comedy Central) [performed “Dare to Be Stupid”]
THE MERV GRIFFIN SHOW [interviews and performances]
THE MICHAEL ESSANY SHOW (E!)
MIGHTY MAGISWORDS (Cartoon Network)
MOST OUTRAGEOUS SNL MOMENTS
MOVIE LOUNGE (TBS)
MSNBC INVESTIGATES – TATTOOS SKIN DEEP (MSNBC) [Al seen with Dave Rossi’s tattoos]
MTV MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS (MTV) [presenter / nominee]
MTV TOP 500 COUNTDOWN (MTV) [1997]
MY LITTLE PONY (Hub Network)
MY VH-1 MUSIC AWARDS (VH-1) [presenter]
MUSIQUE PLUS
NERO’S EVE BALL (MTV) [Al fronts the house (polka) band for MTV’s live New Years Eve party]
THE NEW TOM GREEN SHOW (MTV)
NICK ROCKS: VIDEO HOUSE PARTY (Nickelodeon)
NICK MAGAZINE’S 10th ANNIVERSARY PARTY (Nickelodeon)
THE ODD COUPLE (CBS)
ODDVILLE (MTV)
100 GREATEST ONE HIT WONDERS (VH-1)
100 GREATEST ROCK & ROLL TV MOMENTS (VH-1)
100 GREATEST VIDEOS COUNTDOWN (VH-1)
100 MEMORABLE TV MOMENTS (TV Land)
100 MOMENTS THAT ROCKED TV (VH-1)
PARKER LEWIS CAN’T LOSE (Fox) [cameo]
THE PAT SAJAK SHOW (CBS)
PENN & TELLER’S SIN CITY SPECTACULAR (FX)
PERSONAL FX THE COLLECTABLES SHOW (FX)
PICTIONARY [5 shows]
PM MAGAZINE
THE POKEMON 2000 MOVIE SPECIAL (WB)
POLITICALLY INCORRECT (ABC)
Q&A (E!)
RADIO 1990 (USA Network)
REAL PEOPLE (NBC) [cameo in segment on Dr. Demento]
RECORDBREAKERS (VH-1)
REMOTE CONTROL (MTV) [celebrity contestant]
ROBERT KLEIN’S KLEINTIME [performed “Addicted To Spuds”]
ROBOT CHICKEN (Cartoon Network)
ROCK & ROLL RECORD BREAKERS (VH-1)
ROCK & ROLL JEOPARDY (VH-1)
ROCK PALACE [performed “Eat It” and “Ricky”]
ROCK THE HOUSE (VH-1)
ROCKLINE (MTV) [interview with Martha Quinn]
ROSEANNE SHOW
SABRINA THE ANIMATED SERIES (UPN) [Al as animated character]
SERIOUSLY, PHIL COLLINS (CBS) [special – played obnoxious TV executive)
SHATNER’S RAW NERVE
SHOWBIZ TODAY (CNN)
THE SIMPSONS (FOX) [cameo singing “Homer & Marge”; cameo singing “Brain Freeze”]
SMOKEY ROBINSON’S MOTOWN REVUE [performed “One More Minute”]
SOLID GOLD [performed “Eat It”; performed “Like A Surgeon”]
SONYA LIVE FROM L.A. (CNN)
SPACE GHOST COAST TO COAST (Cartoon Network)
SPUD GOODMAN SHOW (Fox)
SQUARE ONE (PBS)
STAR SEARCH [celebrity judge]
STAR WARS: DETOURS
STARS AND THEIR PETS: BEHIND THE LENS (Animal Planet)
TALK SOUP (E!)
TEEN TITANS GO!
THERE’S NO GOING HOME (Disney Channel) [special]
30 ROCK (NBC)
TIM AND ERIC AWESOME SHOW GREAT JOB! (Cartoon Network)
THE TODAY SHOW (NBC)
THE TOM GREEN SHOW
TOM GREEN LIVE (AXS)
TOMORROW SHOW WITH TOM SNYDER (NBC) [performed “Another One Rides The Bus”]
TOM SNYDER SHOW (CNBC)
TONIGHT SHOW WITH JOHNNY CARSON (NBC) [performed “Yoda” and “Hooked On Polkas”)
TOP-15 VIDEO CLICHÉS OF ALL TIME (MTV) [co-hosted this series kick-off special]
TOTAL PANIC (Nickelodeon) [promoting UHF]
TOTAL REQUEST LIVE (MTV) [premiere of Saga & Pentiums videos]
UNCLE GRANDPA
V.I.P. (Fox)
VARNEY & COMPANY (Fox Business Network)
VH-AL (VH-1) [end of the millennium special]
VH-1 GOES INSIDE THE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS (VH-1)
VH-1 GOES INSIDE THE ARSENIO HALL SHOW (VH-1)
VH-1 TO ONE (VH-1) [half-hour special on Al]
VIDEO COLLECTION (MuchMusic) [1999]
VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR (VH-1)
VIDEO TIMELINE (VH-1)
THE VIEW (ABC)
VOLTRON
WALLYKAZAM! (Nickelodeon)
WANDER OVER YONDER (Nickelodeon)
THE WAYNE BRADY SHOW
WEB RIOT (MTV)
THE WEIRD AL VIDEO COLLECTION (VH-1) [1999]
WEIRD AL’S GUIDE TO THE GRAMMYS (CBS) [Pre-Grammy Special]
THE WEIRD AL SHOW (CBS) [#3601 – “He’s Not Heavy, He’s My Hamster”]
THE WEIRD AL SHOW (CBS) [#3602 – “Mining Accident”]
THE WEIRD AL SHOW (CBS) [#3603 – “Bad Influence”]
THE WEIRD AL SHOW (CBS) [#3604 – “Promises, Promises”]
THE WEIRD AL SHOW (CBS) [#3605 – “Back To School”]
THE WEIRD AL SHOW (CBS) [#3606 – “One For The Record Books”]
THE WEIRD AL SHOW (CBS) [#3607 – “Because I Said So”]
THE WEIRD AL SHOW (CBS) [#3608 – “The Competition”]
THE WEIRD AL SHOW (CBS) [#3609 – “Time Machine”]
THE WEIRD AL SHOW (CBS) [#3610 – “Al Gets Robbed”]
THE WEIRD AL SHOW (CBS) [#3611 – “Al Plays Hooky”]
THE WEIRD AL SHOW (CBS) [#3612 – “Talent Show”]
THE WEIRD AL SHOW (CBS) [#3613 – “The Obligatory Holiday Episode”]
WEIRD AL YANKOVIC: LIVE! (VH-1)
WEIRDSTOCK 96 (Fox)
WELCOME TO THE FUN ZONE (NBC) [proposed SNL replacement]
WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER (Netflix)
WHEEL OF FORTUNE [celebrity contestant]
THE WILD, WILD WEB
WIN BEN STEIN’S MONEY (Comedy Central)
THE WINANS’ REAL MEANING OF CHRISTMAS
WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY [feature: “Safety Patrol”]
YO GABBA GABBA (Nick Jr.)
YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS (YTV) [Canadian awards show, co-hosted with Tarzan Dan]


HOME VIDEO RELEASES

FEATURING AL:

ALAPALOOZA: THE VIDEOS (video compilation)
BAD HAIR DAY: THE VIDEOS (video compilation)
COMPLEAT AL, THE (video compilation / mockumentary)
UHF (feature film)
“WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC – THE ULTIMATE VIDEO COLLECTION (video compilation)
“WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC LIVE! (concert video with Saga & Pentiums music videos)
“WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC VIDEO LIBRARY, THE (video compilation)
“WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC – THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION (video compilation – out of print)
“WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC – THE VIDEOS (DVD & Laserdisc music video compilation)

BRIEF APPEARANCE BY AL:

BABALU MUSIC! (directed by Al, no on-screen appearance)
BARNES & BARNES: ZABAGABEE (cameo as Weird Al)
BLACK CROWES – ONLY A FOOL (directed by Al, no on-screen appearance)
COMIC RELIEF (performance of “Comic Relief Rap” with Richard Belzer)
DESPERATION BLVD. (cameo appearance)
DR. DEMENTO’S 20th ANNIVERSARY EDITION (“I Lost On Jeopardy” video)
HYPE! (brief mention in MTV news report)
JEFF FOXWORTHY – CRANK IT UP: MUSIC VIDEOS (features “Redneck Stomp” and “Party All Night” videos directed by, but not featuring, Al)
JEFF FOXWORTHY – YOU MIGHT BE A REDNECK IF… (features “Redneck Stomp” video directed by, but not featuring, Al)
LASER KARAOKE VOL. 32 (Al’s not in this – it’s someone else’s version of “Eat It”!)
LIFESTYLES OF THE RAMONES (cameo in “Something To Believe In” video)
MICHAEL JACKSON – HISTORY ON FILM VOL.II (includes “Liberian Girl” video)
NAKED GUN: FROM THE FILES OF POLICE SQUAD! (cameo appearance)
NAKED GUN 2 1/2: THE SMELL OF FEAR (cameo appearance)
NAKED GUN 33 1/3: THE FINAL INSULT (cameo appearance)
NBA COMIC RELIEF – THE GREAT BLOOPER CAPER (cameo as deranged food vendor)
NIRVANA LIVE! TONIGHT! SOLD OUT! (brief mention in MTV news report)
SAFETY PATROL (minor role as himself and performance of original song “The Ballad Of Kent Marlowe”)
SPY HARD (opening title sequence)
TAPEHEADS (cameo appearance)
TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE (“Dare To Be Stupid” is heard on the soundtrack)

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