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Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Videos

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By selling 104,00 copies of his new LP, Mandatory Fun, "Weird Al" Yankovic has just scored the first Number One of his career as well as the first chart-topping comedy album since Allan Sherman's 1963 My Son, the Nut. Yankovic accomplished this by releasing eight videos in eight days, creating a tidal wave of interest across the Internet. We figured this was a good time to poll our readers and determine their favorite Weird Al videos of all time. Click through to see the results. 

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1. ‘Fat’

An amazing thing happens near the end of every "Weird Al" Yankovic concert. Al walks offstage and a familiar black and white video begins playing on the screen. Cheers erupt and the crowd screams along to every word of dialogue, especially "Ding-Dong man, Ding-Dong." They know what's coming next. Al runs on stage in a fat costume and somehow finds the energy to dance around and belt out the lyrics to "Fat," a spoof of Michael Jackson's "Bad." The song hit not long after Al's 1986 LP Polka Party! stiffed, and was yet another comeback in his long and incredibly bizarre career. 

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