Published On: Wed, Feb 7th, 2018

Weird Al Yankovic Thanks ‘This Is Us’ For The Shout-Out In ‘The Car’ Episode

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Spoiler alert: This article includes spoilers from the This Is Us episode “The Car.”

Even Weird Al watches This Is Us. The parody singer-songwriter, best known for his spoofs of famous song like Michael Jackson’s “Beat It,” Madonna’s “Like a Virgin,” and Coolio’s hip-hop hit “Gangsta’s Paradise” (renamed “Eat It,” “Like a Surgeon,” and “Amish Paradise,”respectively), got a surprise mention on This Is Us. In the latest episode, titled “The Car,” the Pearsons were headed to a Weird Al Yankovic concert—the first-ever concert for the Big Three—when mom Rebecca (Mandy Moore) had a panic attack as the clan’s Jeep Wagoneer got stuck in traffic on a rickety old bridge.

“Please don’t tell me I’m gonna die on my way to a ‘Weird Al‘ Yankovic concert,” the This Is Us mom said as her young son Randall (Lonnie Chavis) attempted to ease her fears about her phobia.

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