FEATURE FILM CREDITS

This list documents every time that Al (or a part of him) appeared on the big screen:

ON SCREEN:

STARRING ROLES:

UHF (1989) ö 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")
NOTHING SACRED (1998) (trying on a shirt in a clothing store)
DESPERATION BOULEVARD (2002) (a Judy Tenuta film, Al appears as Weird Al)

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

The following list constitutes as many of Al's national TV show appearances as we could think of off the top of our heads ö if you can remember any more, let us know·

In alphabetical order:

ABC'S SATURDAY MORNING PREVIEW PARK (host)
ACCESS HOLLYWOOD
ACE AWARDS (presenter)
AINSLEY HARRIOTT SHOW
AL MUSIC #1 (MUCH MUSIC - 2 hours)
AL MUSIC #2 (MUCH MUSIC - 2 hours)
AL MUSIC #3 (MUCH MUSIC ö 2.5 hours)
AL ON THE ROAD (MUCH MUSIC - 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 (played Cabbage Man)
AMERICAN BANDSTAND (ABC - performed "Dare To Be Stupid")
AMERICAN COMEDY AWARDS (audience shots)
AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS (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)>br> BEFORE THEY WERE ROCK STARS (VH-1)
BEHIND THE MUSIC (VH-1, 1999)
BIG AL SHOW, THE (MTV - Hosted show for a week)
BIG IN '06 (VH1, performed "White & Nerdy")
BIG PICTURE, THE (MTV - interview)
BIOGRAPHY: BILLY BARTY (A&E - Al comments on Billy)
BIOGRAPHY: FLORENCE HENDERSON (A&E - Al comments on Florence)
BRAK SHOW (Cartoon network - voiceover as Petroleum Joe)
CALL FOR HELP (TechTV)
CBS MORNING NEWS
CBS EVENING NEWS
CELEBRITY DEATH MATCH (MTV - featuring a clay Weird Al against Al Gore)
CIRCUS OF THE STARS (performed on the sway pole)
CNN AND TIME (CNN - interview and comments about Smell-o-vision)
COMIC RELIEF (HBO - performed with Richard Belzer)
COMIC STRIP LIVE! (FOX - performed 2 songs)
COMMERCIAL GOOFS
COMPLEAT AL, THE (SHOWTIME - Comedy Spotlight)
CROOK & CHASE (TNN)
CURRENT AFFAIR
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
DICK CLARK'S NIGHTTIME
DICK CLARK'S ROCK 'N' ROLL SUMMER ACTION (performed "One More Minute")
DIET COKE COMMERCIAL
DINI PETTY (CANADA - daytime talk show interview)
DR. DEMENTO'S 20th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL (COMEDY CENTRAL - performed 2 songs)
DONNY & MARIE SHOW
DREW CAREY SHOW, THE
DRIVEN (VH-1, 2002)
EDDIE FILES, THE (PBS - played a butler)
EEK THE CAT
ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT (numerous appearances)
EVENING AT THE IMPROV (Host)
FAMILY DOUBLE DARE (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
FRIDAY NIGHT VIDEOS (NBC - host w/ Emo Philips)
GAMEWORKS PREMIERE PARTY (MTV)
GONG SHOW (celebrity judge)
GOOD MORNING AMERICA (ABC)
GRAMMY AWARDS (CBS)
GRIM ADVENTURES OF BILLY AND MANDY, THE (character voice)
HANGIN' WITH MTV
HAPPY HOUR (USA Network)
HAWAIIAN TROPIC SPECIAL
HIT LIST, THE (YTV - CANADA)
HOLLYWOOD CHRISTMAS PARADE
HOLLYWOOD SQUARES, THE
HOUSE OF STYLE / FASHION TV (VH-1)
HOWARD STERN
INSIDE EDITION (Al comments on the making of the Pentiums video)
I'VE GOT A SECRET
I LOVE THE 70's II (VH-1)
I LOVE THE 80's (VH-1)
I LOVE THE 80's 3-D (VH-1)
I LOVE THE 90's Part Deux (VH-1)
I LOVE THE HOLIDAYS (VH-1)
JERRY LEWIS MDA TELETHON (performed "Polka Your Eyes Out")
JOAN RIVERS
JOE FRANKLIN
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)
KIDSWORLD (ABC)
LARRY KING (CNN)
LATE SHOW, THE (FOX - interview, performed "Lasagna")
LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG KILBORN, THE (CBS - performed "Couch Potato")
LET'S MAKE A MUSIC DEAL (MTV)
LIFE'S MOST EMBARRASING MOMENTS
LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS
LILO & STITCH (character voice)
THE LIST (VH-1 - Al hosted)
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)
MERV GRIFFIN (interviews and performances)
THE MICHAEL ESSANY SHOW (E!)
MOST OUTRAGEOUS SNL MOMENTS
MOVIE LOUNGE (TBS)
MSNBC INVESTIGATES - TATTOOS SKIN DEEP (Al seen with Dave Rossi's tattoos)
MTV MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS (presenter / nominee)
MTV TOP 500 COUNTDOWN (1997)
MY VH-1 MUSIC AWARDS (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
NEW YEARS ROCKIN' EVE
NICK ROCKS: VIDEO HOUSE PARTY (NICKELODEON)
NICK MAGAZINE'S 10th ANNIVERSARY PARTY (NICKELODEON)
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 (cameo)
PAT SAJAK
PENN & TELLER'S SIN CITY SPECTACULAR
PERSONAL FX THE COLLECTABLES SHOW (FX)
PICTIONARY (5 shows)
PM MAGAZINE
THE POKEMON 2000 MOVIE SPECIAL (WB)
POLITICALLY INCORRECT
Q&A (E!)
REAL PEOPLE (cameo in segment on Dr. Demento)
RECORDBREAKERS (VH-1)
REGIS & KATHIE LEE (interviews, performance)
REMOTE CONTROL (MTV - celebrity contestant)
ROBERT KLEIN'S KLEINTIME (performed "Addicted To Spuds")
ROBOT CHICKEN
ROCK & ROLL RECORDBREAKERS (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)
SHOWBIZ TODAY (CNN)
THE SIMPSONS (FOX - cameo singing "Homer & Marge")
SMOKEY ROBINSON'S MOTOWN REVUE (performed "One More Minute")
SOLID GOLD (performed "Eat It")
SOLID GOLD (performed "Like A Surgeon")
SONYA LIVE FROM L.A. (CNN)
SPACE GHOST COAST TO COAST (CARTOON NETWORK)
SPUD GOODMAN SHOW (FOX)
SQUARE ONE (PBS - video for "Patterns")
STAR SEARCH (celebrity judge)
STARS AND THEIR PETS: BEHIND THE LENS (Animal Planet)
TALK SOUP (E!)
THERE'S NO GOING HOME (Special on Disney Channel)
TIM AND ERIC AWESOME SHOW GREAT JOB! (CARTOON NETWORK)
TODAY SHOW, THE (NBC)
TOM GREEN SHOW
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)
V.I.P. (Fox)
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)
WAYNE BRADY SHOW, THE
WEB RIOT (MTV)
THE WEIRD AL VIDEO COLLECTION (VH-1, 1999)
WEIRD AL'S GUIDE TO THE GRAMMYS (CBS - Pre-Grammy Special)
WEIRD AL SHOW, THE #3601 "He's Not Heavy, He's My Hamster"
WEIRD AL SHOW, THE #3602 "Mining Accident"
WEIRD AL SHOW, THE #3603 "Bad Influence"
WEIRD AL SHOW, THE #3604 "Promises, Promises"
WEIRD AL SHOW, THE #3605 "Back To School"
WEIRD AL SHOW, THE #3606 "One For The Record Books"
WEIRD AL SHOW, THE #3607 "Because I Said So"
WEIRD AL SHOW, THE #3608 "The Competition"
WEIRD AL SHOW, THE #3609 "Time Machine"
WEIRD AL SHOW, THE #3610 "Al Gets Robbed"
WEIRD AL SHOW, THE #3611 "Al Plays Hooky"
WEIRD AL SHOW, THE #3612 "Talent Show"
WEIRD AL SHOW, THE #3613 "The Obligatory Holiday Episode"
WEIRD AL YANKOVIC: LIVE! (VH-1)
WEIRDSTOCK 96 (FOX)
WELCOME TO THE FUN ZONE (NBC - Proposed SNL replacement)
WHEEL OF FORTUNE (celebrity contestant)
WILD, WILD WEB, THE
WIN BEN STEIN'S MONEY (Comedy Central)
WINANS' REAL MEANING OF CHRISTMAS, THE
WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY (Feature: "Safety Patrol")
YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS (YTV - CANADA ö co-hosted with Tarzan Dan)


HOME VIDEOS / LASERDISCS / DVDS

If you want to rush on down to your local video store and rent or buy something with Al in it, this is what you can choose from:

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 ö 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 ö 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)